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ANNISTQNMINISTER Memory of the Rev. Blaek loek Will Be Honored FOWLER WILL APPEAL >Yas Given 15 Years at Anniston for j Complicity in Feud Cases—Feel ing Against Ervin Pope Subsides Anniston, February 13.—(Special.)— Plans have beeen Inaugurated here to establish a memorial to the Rev. Dr. J. H. Blacklock, who for 10 years, until his recent death within a week after the passing away of his aged wife, sorvpd as rector of St. Michael and All Angela* church in this city. Dr. Blacklock was regarded as one of the most scholarly men in the Epis copal church in the south. He was Scotch by birth and was highly trained, being educated to hold 4a much better position from a standpoint of pay, than that to which he gave his life. St. Michael’s was built by John W. Noble of this city at a cost of about $150,000 j and was intended as a church for the poor, among whom Dr. Blacklock worked unselfishly. He ^vas revered j by all classes of people and the move ment to build a memorial to his life and work was started by a Presby terian. Just what kind of memorial will be erected has not been decided but It is probable that it will be something in connection with the church. A con siderable sum has already been pledged for the work. The authorities of. Blue Mountain city are still slaying dogs as a re mit of the attack by a dog believed to be mad on little Velva Monahan last Wednesday. Announcement was made Saturday that John Fowler, who was convicted Thursday night of complicity in the killing of Shelt and Sarge Kennedy, will appeal his case to the supreme court of Alabama, he having been sentenced to serve 15 years in the penitentiary. An effort will be made to secure his release again on bond pending the de cision of the higher court in his case. The arrest of John Pekrce, a dray driver, Saturday morning was due to the fact that the wagon on which he had loaded a large amount of liquor was struck by a switch engine which spilled the whisky, badly bruising the horses and considerably damaging the wagon. Miss Corinne Collins and C. F. Doug lass, a well known Anniston attorney, Wretched Skepticism Dr. Burkhart Deplores the Unhappy Condition When a Person Loses Faith in Himself, His Maker and Hi6 Friends. Dr. W. S. Burkhart At He It Today. Owea Hi Robust Health and Gain of 90 Pounda to Taking Hia Own Medicine, Aa Needed, for the Past 25 Veara. With my Vegetable Compound I have made believers nut of twelve millions 'of people annually and I cun do the same for you. my friend. iMt* only 25 cents at any drug store you can have a full 30-day treatment of my remedy for liver and stomach trouble, constipation, headache and that sick-all-over feeling. Those yellow liver spots, pimples, sallow complexion, that drawn expression of Weary, tired feeling will all be gone. It only costs you 25 cents to fully restore your con fidence. For twenty-five years the druggists have put out my famous Vegetable Compound, a 39-day treat ment, for only 25 cents and they give you haek the money If you are not sat isfied. Don't he unhappy another day. Be sure to ask for and see that you get Dr. Burkhart's Vegetable Compound. “As Immaculate As When You First Wore It” Your loveliest wai:-t. And just see it now. Wrinkled and such an ugly spot, right in front, too. Entrust it to the E & W. They know how to care for it; smooth out the wi inkles and re move the stain. It’ll he new again when it comes hack from the Ptjoije 5 230 L. 410 N. 20 St. MARSHALL TO VOTE ON BETTER ROADS | Commissioners Call $130,000 Bond Issue Election—To Name Date Later Guntersville, February 15.—(Special.)— The public roads of Marshall county are in a deplorable condition, perhaps the worst they have been for years, in some places being almost impassable. The cit izens of the county for the past few’ weeks have been agitating a bond Issue, which agitation resulted in the board of commissioners calling the election by pasing the following resolution: '"We, the county commissioners of Mar-j shall county, do hereby resolve to call an election for the purpose of submitting j to the voters of Marshall county the question of whether or not Marshall coun-1 ty shall issue bonds to the amount of $130,000 for the purpose of building roads in said county.” The date has not been set as yet. A meeting has been called for February 24 for the purpose of fixing the date and working out the details of construction. Marshall county made a good show ing in the number of poll tax receipts issued for 1912. Thq tax collector’s books show a total of 3800 paid polls, as against 2000 last year. Messrs. Clarondon Davis. Walter Jones, Dr. Wilson and Mr. Cooneny were over from Huntsville yesterday in the interest of good roads in Marshall county. whose engagement was announced a few days ago, will be married at the home of the bride on February 25. Mr. Douglass is a native of Georgia and his bride-to-be came here from Talla dega, where she is prominently con nected. Feeling which was very intense for a while against Ervin Pope, the thrice convicted murderer of J. W. McClurkin, has considerably subsided, and it is probable that he will be kept in the new Calhoun county jail when it is completed. COUNTY PRISON AT CLAYTON FINISHED Inspector Oates Expected to Arrive Soon and Receive the Structure Kufaula, February 15.—(Special.)— Work on the county jail at Clayton has been completed and the structure made to conform in every respect to the requirements of the law. Inspector Oates, at whose hands the work was ordered, is expected to visit that city soon to see that the plans and speci fications have been complied with when it will at once be utilized. The Lenten season is being closely observed by the Catholic and Episcopal denominations of the city and serv ices are held at regular intervals throughout the week. The ladles of the latter have inaugurated a weekly par lor sales every Saturday in order to raise some much needed funds for church purposes. Numbers of farmers throughout this section took advantage of the cold snap to slaughter hogs and express the belief that they will have no trou ble in saving the meat. The Federation of Women's clubs of the city held an interesting and im portant meeting this afternoon and adopted suitable resolutions looking to civic improvement. A chairman has been appointed for each residential street in the city who will look espe cially to its cleanliness and beauty and the co-operation of the street over seer has been secured. The Kufaula Rifles are sparing no time or pains in getting in shape pre paratory to their annual inspection which takes place early next month. The Second regiment band of the city, under the leadership of their new in structor, Prof. II. C. Dresser, is also practicing at regular intervals in or der to be in readiness for the occa sion. SEABOARD TRACKS OPEN FOR TRAFFIC Wreckage Near Ragland Cleared Away and Trains Again Running on Scheduled Time Ragland, February 15.—(Special.)—The wreck on the Seaboard here at 8 o’clock Thursday night was not c leared for trains to pass until 4 o'clock this morning. This blockade of about 34 hours to traffic Is the worst delay the Seaboard has experi enced for quite a while. Fortunately no injuries were received of notice, but the engine of the local i»assenger train, due in Birmingham about 8:36 p. m., was de railed and climbed an almost perpendicu lar embankment for some distance, and finally burled the pilot and front part Into the embankment. Nellie, the 12-year-old daughter of James F. Barber of Coal City, died this week, and it is reported that her death, which was very sudden, was caused from men ingitis. This is the first case reported in this community. Mr. and Mrs. II. N. Quillan entertained a number of young and elderly people at their home last evening at a Valentine party. About two-thirds of the required amount has been subscribed upon the required amount for the consideration of the cot ton mills to be located here this spring by Philadelphia capitalists. Applicants for the postoffice at this j place are on the increase, and It is be coming a guess as to who the success i ful one will be. BISHOP W. B. MURRAH RETURNS FROM CHINA | Accompanied by Wife, Spent Past Six Months in Conference Work in Far East — . Jackson, February 15.—(Special.)— ! Bishop and Mrs. VV. B. Murrah arrived home yesterday evening from the far east. The bishop left Jackson last July for China, Japan and Corea, where he has been engaged since that time hold ing the Methodist conferences and preach ing to the multitudes. Mia Jackson friends gave the travelers quite an ova tion or their arrival, the student body and faculty of Mi 11 saps college being there to greet and welcome them home. Bishop Murrah will preach at the Oapl iol Street Methodist' church Sunday morn *ing, his subject beitog the (ar-awray lands he ha» visited, tlteir people and their customs, religion.11, pte. I < EIGHT GOVERNORS OF ALABAMA i 874—190 J No. 8—The Campaign of 1874 (Concluded) Our cotton becomes southern because in all the world there is nothing like it; our iron and steel are southern Tor the same reason. Our statecraft is south ern because our industrial and social problems are our own and not another's. Without our statecraft the model of this republic would be lost. Abraham Lincoln was great, chiefly because he foresaw that the southern states would not be spared from the federal government with out the sacrifice of the government, its utter disintegration and extinction. He made war to destroy the Confederacy and to restore, not “reconstruct” the union. He spurned reconstruction. The “New South” is not the product of Red Mountain and General Grant. That which is “new” with us is normal ad vance upon the foundations that were laid In the beginning. "Know then thyself, presume not God to scan. The proper study of mankind is man.” The south must be southern or hide its talent. We are a competitor with the majority section of the unions for in fluence in the government of both sec tions. We compete all around the earth as the south. Not as other peoples and other nations is our competition forced, but as southern. No population Is as ours. Mixed races In on the western hemisphere to the south of us are a hindrance to the art-1 \ancing age. We of the south maintain an interdependence of the purest bred Anglo Saxon race in the United States with the lowest race of the genus home and yet our character remains firm upon the ancient ideals. Despite the active ef fort of the government at Washington for many continuous years and the jeal ousy of the north and the suspicion of Europe we have made history illus trious in our deeds. We need this, that is wanting—we need i to know’ that the history of the south * when written that the world may read ! is necessary to our development of the power within us. We need the respect and confidence and companionship of sister nations. We need to#be known by the other members of the family for what w’e are and ever have been, j Achilles was great, but Alexander said 1 of him: “O, fortunate man; who found a Homer to sing thy fame.” The fine enthusiasm and masterful tact throw’n into the critical situation by Chairman Bragg at once bore fruit. A sub-committee denominated the “Central Committee,” was selected from the state committee. Messrs. Thomas LL Watts, IJ. J. Sayre, H. C. Sample and J. B. Be thea composed it. They were citizens of Montgomery, w’hose presence might be readily obtained by a call from the main office. Besides the leader, posgibily the most potential influences of the field work were the Montgomery Daily Advertiser, the Mobile Daily Register. the Southern (Selma) Argus, a weekly, General John T. Morgan and Colonel John W. A. Sag ford. Houston gave most of his attention to the white counties. General Morgan opened his campaign at Decatur and im mediately followed with a speech at sev eral other points in the same county. His personal popularity w’as unsurpassed. His oratory not equalled except by Yancey. It was an example of lofty patriotism with him. He had a large family to be educated and supported, and dependent wholly upon his labor. He had already been four years in the war of recent occurrence, practically without pay. Now’ be closed his law’ office to engage in filling appointments over a large area, made for him by the party authority. He did not desire the reward of office. , There was no other compensation possi ble. The habit of the orator may bo , found In this trifling incident; Riding alone among the hills, he came upon a building a little off the road, about which numerous horses, some with men s gau dies. others with side saddles, were tied to the trees. The house proved to be a church and the occasion a “protracted meeting,” common after crops were “laid by” in summer. The traveler was on his way to an appointment. The op portunity here offered unexpectedly to mingle with the people and he was a good “mixer.” Tyeingr his pony to a limb, the orator slipped through the open to a hack seat. While the sermon went on undisturbed, j The preacher finished and then an elder rose near the pulpit, saying: “General I Morgan is in the church and he is in | vited to move up higher.” The preacher next exclaimed. “I invite General Mor gan to take the pulpit and address the congregation.” General Morgan took the pulpit without hesitation. He opened the Bible, that lay before him, read a text and spoke to it for an hour. Afterwards he let fall the remarks: “That was the best speech I ever made.” Time after time, he en joyed a joint debate with Governor Par sons. W. W. Screws was editor and proprietor of the Montgomery Advertiser and Rob ert Tyler was editorial writer. The make up of the paper was most judicious for the event and the editorials admirable. A feature assiduously cultivated was correspondence on the campaign from all quarters of the state, contributed by citizens gratuitously. The letters were lengthy, describing public meeting and defining public opinion. They were of incalculable effect in other communities. Every meeting became Jealous of re port in the Advertiser and thus a steady current of sympathy was maintained be tween remote localities. Mr. Forsyth was at his best on the Mobile Register. He was positive in ex treme. He was eloquent, polished, incis ive. He held Mobile compact In the cause and all through the lower counties and in the great plan&tatlon region the Regis ter exerted a powrful effect. Robert McKee, a young Kentuckian, came to Selma in 1£66. without friend or money. He brought reputation as an editorial writer, for he had held that position on the Louisville Courier, the democratic daily of that city. He was employed for two years on the Selma dailies. In 18G8 lie set up the Southern Argus, a small weekly. He owned no type or office fixtures. A job printer turned out the paper. The editor’s “office” was a scanty space, cut off by boards, In the second story of Robertson’s drug store. Ills desk was a dry goods box nailed to the wall. His bed, a cot, sat In the “of% flee.” By 1S74 Colonel McKee had become known in every part of Alabama as a newspaper editorial writer without a su perior. Into the pending campaign he entered h1s paper, now well grown, with startling energy and dauntless audacity. He was specially effective in the whit® counties. Kvery political leader in the black belt waited for the weekly coming of the Argus. Fifteen years before Rd ward C. Bullock had edited the Kufaula “Spirit of tlie Times" and the two week lies stand, in the annals of the Alabama newspaper press par nobile fratruin. The county newspapers were all prac tically for white supremacy and were vigorously edited. The bar of the state was practically converted into orators on the stump for white supremacy. It was the policy of Chairman Bragg to agitate to the limit of his resources. Thus the county meetings were frequent. Barbecues and orators to speak there were a favorite device with him. In dividual contributions to the campaign ex penses were general. Some pecuniary help was received from New York, where state bonds were held, (Fleming) Bragg estimated the negro element of the repub lican party in Alabama that would parti cipate in the election at 72,000 and the white republicans at 7000. It was hi? policy to encourage neighborhood and club organizations. For example, the “Clanton Club” was atpong the smaller organizations of thec^fy of Montgomery. Ad'ertisei- appeared this notice: The members of the ('Ianton "Demooratio and Conservation club will meet at th. theatre on Monday, September 21, to receive a banner, the girt of Mrs James H. Clanton," (widow of the loader.. At Athens, Limestone county, on Au gust L, a barbecue was given, a spe cial Invitation was sent to every demo cratic editor in the state. Mr. Houston and several eminent leaders spoke At Blount Springs 10 .lays later, a mem orable barbecue was given. The men ol the mountains for many miles gathered Special railroad rates were offered and citizens from Montgomery. Selma and Intervening points came. Morgan. Brooks. Herndon, and other famous speakers addressed the crowd. There was a great meeting In Jefferson county, attended by all parties. Many republicans had sprung up there, even from the ranks of the Confederate Vet erans. When the orators explained Sen ator Morton's avowal that "the civil rights bill was the principle of the re publican party,” and when the news spread that Justices Saif old and Peters had committed the state to miscegena tion, Jefferson county turned democratic without delay. The remainder of the ticket of the democratic conservative party to lie voted at the November election was: Cor the supreme court, R. C. Brickell, T. .1. Judge and A. R. Manning; for representatives in Congress for the state at large, B. B. I. ewis and General W. H. Kornev There were six Congressional districts. The democrats won four, namely, Jere N. Williams of Barbour, Tor the Second; John H. Caldwell of Calhoun, for the Fifth; Taul Bradford of Talladega, for the Third and Goldsmith W. Hewett of Jefferson, for the Sixth. Jere Haralson, negro of Selma, won the Mobile district and Charles Hays, scalawag, defeated the accomplished gentleman and scholar. James Taylor Jones, in the Fourth or Tuscaloosa district. Joseph H. Sloss had been twice elected to Congress by the democrats over the radicals. In this most extraordinary emergency ho ran as an Independent against the democratic nominee. Govern or Lewis spoke on the stump for him and he received the radical vote. In ids last term of office he voted fur what was familiarly known as the "salary grab,” that Is a raise of salary from giono to tTSOO. The hill became law. Public opinion so remonstrated that some of the benefi ciaries restored tho increase, but Sloss kept his and the fact was against him at home. Bragg directed tho campaign generally, regardless of the lino between federal of fice-seekers or state or county. A few weeks before the election Mr. Houston went to Marlon, Perry county, to speak. On the train out from Selma, he remarked casually to a sympathetic listener, *'I really believe I will he elect ed:" The remark was uttered in the tono of a recent discovery. He was by no means perfectly confident until while waiting for news from the pods at a private residence In Montgomery lie was assured late at night that Tallapoosa, a white county, had given hint a majority. Houston led the ticket, receiving 107.118 votes to 93,928 for Lewis. His vote In the wmte counties was orten more than double that of his competitor. Jefferson gave him 2228 to 8*50 for Lewis. Franklin 884 to 349 for I^wis, Etowah 1404 to 315. In the black belt Lewis ran far ahead. Dallas gave him 6819 to 1853 for Houston, Greene 3139 to 864, Hale 3489 to 1185, “the dark and bloody ground.” .Sumter gave Lewi a 3306 and Houston 1690. It is interesting to observe with what spontaneous ardor the former non-slave holding counties, or counties where com paratively few slaves were found, rallied to the cry of “white supremacy.*’ We dis cover the feeling dominant by comparing the vote cast for the democratic nomi nee. Herndon. 1n 1872. and the vote cast in the same counties two years later for Houston, when the issue was more plain ly drawn. Gherokee gave Herndon 12G0 votes and Houston 1909; DeKalb gave Herndon 745 to 1404 for Houston; Jackson 681 to 2815; Marshall 638 to 1364; Blount 575 to 1593; Jefferson 1215 to 2228. The negro vote in the old plantation counties was consistent in 1874, with the support it brought to Lewis in his first campaign of two years before. The pres ence of troops known to have been sent by President Grant in their interest very naturally had the desired effect. If has been written in praise of the negro slaves of their fidelity in the wartime. The freed men In reconstruction time deserve even more praise in that they refused to go — - —-— - - . 1 1 * —— III ■■ How Can the People Decide Which Medicine is Best? S. II. HAM I'M A A, »l. It., C'ulumtMiN. Ohio. One of my readers writes me in pari as follows. lie says: ‘“I like your idea as expressed in your Inst article as to how we may become sure we are right In matters of religion and medicine. Experience is our only guide. Now ns to the best way of get tng this experience, you did not give any leflnlte instruction. Take my case for Instance, i am a man of family. And while we try to live properly, yet we are subject to disease and derangements like other people. Occasionally we have to i se drugs. What, would you advise?'’ My reply, in part, was as follows: Let us suppose it was a cough, or a common cold, or a hoarseness, or a pain in the chest or a twinge of rheuma tism, or a stoppage of the nose and dis charge from the throat, indicating ca tarrh. What you are after is. first, to cure \ ourself of your trouble: and. second, to gain experience so that you may cure \ ourself next time, if you or any momber »f your family should he so afflicted. If you go to the drug store you buy l'eruna. if It cures you then you know what to get next time, if it does not cure vou it proves to be worthless, you know what to avoid. In taking advertised medicines that have a definite name you are gradually ’earning to distinguish between those emedles that help and those that do not. If a neighbor in whom I have coni'l ieneo should tell me that they have pur hased a bottle of some advertised medi cine that helped them. rl should feel per fectly free to give tlio medicine a trial. And If I found that the advertised medi cine cured me I should not. hesitate to tell my neighbors about it. T should not hesitate to have my name published, either, as testifying to the merits of such a medicine. Nothing short of this would be justice. Nothing less than this would be honest. The prejudice against advertised medi cines nuiy have had some foundation in the past. But up to data I can conscien tiously say that there are Just as good medicines in the drug store., compounded in a manufactory, advertised for sale to the people, just as good medicines of this kind as the medicines that the doc tors prescribe. All our best remedies have been first found by common experience. The tes timony of one person and another has spread the news and finally its use has become general. This is exactly the way Peruna has spread among the people. It has nob been advertising that has sold Peruna. Sometimes advertising sells the first bottle to a person, but afterwards It must be the merits of Peruna that sell it. One person takes Peruna and is cured of n cough, or cold, or catarrh, lung dis ease, or kidney disease, or stomach dis ease. Some one of those derangements which perhaps the doctors have failed to cure, Peruna relieves. He tells his neigh bor about it. His neighbor tries it for the same purpose and is cured al«o. He again tells it. and so the news is spread. Yes, I mean to put myself on record, as saying it from the experience of the common people that, we must expect to sift out the genuine remedies from the many spurious ones claiming attention. As a doctor myself, who has spent many years iu the study and practice of medicine, 1 say and shall say again many times that Peruna is the best, remedy C know of to meet the common, every-day climatic ailments to which the household Is subject. And if I were keeping house as you are, trying to keep free from debt and disease. I should certainly keep a bottle of Peruna in the house all the time. No. KJ. ii . ■ .. to the extremity of turbulence to which the Washington government urged them. News of the white man's success in the election was followed by enthusiastic demonstrations of joy. The streets and buildings of the cities and in some cases even the villages were Illuminated, w hile torchlight processions marched through them. A newspaper correspondent pro posed to the cotton planters to organise by neighborhoods and give grand bar becues to the negroes to reassure them the change in the party government of the state meant no harm to them. I lived then in the heart of the black licit and had daily contact with large numbers of negroes. My impression was they were well pleased that a dispute to which they were an enforced party had been re moved from their consideration. The Montgomery Advertiser published a list of 84 names of negroes of the city of Montgomery who had voted the dem ocratic ticket at that place. In the coun try heats not the half of 1 per cent of the voters of the race cast a ballot for that ticket. In Greene county at least two negroes who voted the democratic ticket were murdered because of the act by other negroes. Chairman Hragg issued a congratula tory order notable In Its Arm and tem perate language. Referring to t lie pledges of his party, upon which the election was won, ami the duties thus imposed upon all citizens who helped In the vic tory, he wrote: "These duties require of us that justice shall be administered ac cording to the laws of the land; that the rights of all the people of Alabama, both of person and property, shall he pre served Inviolate; that there shall be no oppression of any class or raco of men; that the credit and good name of this state must be restored; that mutual con fidence and good will shall be cultivated among the various interests of the state. Yielding a cheerful obedience to the laws of the rolled .Slates and bearing prompt ly our share or the burdens of the general government, whether In war or in peace, we will cultivate such sentiments toward the citizens of other states of our great union who on business may come Into our midst, that they may receive a hearty welcome at. our hands, due to brethren of the same great household, without regard to differences of political opinion." The history of this campaign contains the gist of the political motive of the era it. was a rice collision forced upon the state from without. It must he borne in mind that the white men of the slate In sovereign con vention made a new constitution within six months after Appomattox anil that constitution emancipated all slaves in the state 90 days prior to the adoption of the Thirteenth amendment to the fed eral constitution. The new constitution of Alabama BpeclAeally provided every right of person and property enjoyed by whites to the freedmen. It placed them on the exact political footing of white women and white minors. Two years after the fall of the Con fedetacy Congress, or the fraction of it sitting at Washington, having discovered that the conquest of the southern armies in the field did not mean the subjugation of paroled soldiers and that the south ern citizens had not lost their attach ment to constitutional liberty, enfran chised the negroes, hoping that by their suffrages and the help of profligate whites, the coveted end might be attained to. General Clanton resolved to test the feeling of the negroes. As leader of the only white man's organization then exist ing In the state, he called a convention of county delegates to meet at Mont gomery in September before the October day, the first day upon which Major General Pope had ordered out the ne groes to cast their first vote. Clanton had arranged to get 14 select negroes sent from the black belt as dele gates to the convention. He himself was made chairman of the hotly and in that capacity he placed ono negro on the com mittee on resolutions. The project to introduce the negro into the white man’s party failed In the con vention. The leader of the oposltion was j tlie famous whig orator. Joseph W. Tay lor of Eutaw, supported mainly by Rob ert McKee, the editor. Before leaving Montgomery for their homes, all of the negro delegates joined the Union league of Montgomery, a political association of the most virulent type, where negroes only were admitted. If General Clanton had succeeded in his experiment the whites must have made two parties in tlie state instead of one. Each party division, at least for a time, would have sought the support of the freedmen at the ballot, box. Speculation stands in utter confusion in the presence of such a situation. Vile as the carpet bagger was in his day of power, he held the negro awrfy from the embrace of the white man’s political affinities until, by the results of the elections of 1874, the initiative of the constitution of 1901 was firmly laid and the negro vote eliminated. The result of the election in Alabama was tolerated by the republican party at the north and no attempt was made by the radicals in the state, as two years before, to retain possession of the state government. In South Carolina. Chamberlain, carpet bagger, was elected governor and a ne gro lientenunt governor, but Chamber lain was a decided improvement on Moses, scalawag, who went out, and to that ex tent there was gain. In Eoulsiana the election was followed by open revolt and desperate battle and much bloodshed on the streets of New Or leans in which Gen. James Eongstreet commanded a body of insurrectionists. In Mississippi bloody outbreaks of the negroes occurred early in December. On the seventh day of that month, early in the morning, reports reached Vicksburg of columns of armed negroes marching upon the city with desperate purpose. The citizens immediately armed themselves and organized companies. The compa nies marched out to meet the hostile col umns. One body of city troops met 200 negroes on Grove street, just outside the corporate limits, and dispersed them; on the Jackson road, near the city, the ne groes were found entrenched in the war time breastworks. The citizens attacked and routed them. While the two tights were on three companies of citizens met 250 armed negroes on Cherry street, at tacked and routed them. Hy noon quiet was restored. Three whites were killed and the same number wounded. Seventy flve negroes were laid hors d'eombat and about half that number captured* General Adelbert Ames of New England was governor. The Insurrection was po litical. The north hail become alarmed at tho usurpations and corruptions of General Grant’s administration. At the Novem ber elections 20 states chose democrats for governor, while 15 chose republicans. Twenty-one democratic legislatures wrero elected to 13 republican. JOHN WITHERSPOON DT7B06B. Commissioners Appropriate $4000 for Improvement of Highways Hamilton, February 15.—(Special.)—The Morion county commissioners have gone on record as favoring the working of its convi.-ts on the public roads of the county. During their session this week they passed a resolution authorizing the placing of all future county convicts on the roads of the county. The sentiment *n the county is wholly in favor of taking convicts out of the coal mines and placing them on the roads. The county is making great progress la road building cotniderhig the fact that till.*": is the second year that It has been engaged hi the work. The rike road from Ouin will roon be completed arid there has been appropriated the rum of $400b out of the general funds 1n addition to a Hpeciul ruad tax for road improve ment. "Last Spring my system was run down and debilitated. Cause, liver and kidney I trouble. I was advised to give Warner's Safe Kidney and Liver Remedy a trial. In two months I was a well man. I can not praise it too highly."* Lysander C. Figg. Wychmero Hotel. Chicago. Ilk. "For yean I had liver trouble and bil iousness and found no relief until 1 used Warner's Safe Kidney and Liver Remedy. Itcurad me completely. No more lame bark, headaches, conjestion. or the many ills produced by liver trouble."—HrS. W. A. Johnson. Santa Monica, Cah *T ■ offered from kidney trouble and found no relief until I commenced using Wamor’sHafe Kidney and Liver ReraeiJy. Two months after I began using It I was a well woman, no longer suffering with I backache, headache, and that run-down I condition."—Mrs. £. Arnold. 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