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THE PEOPLE' VINDICATO.
JAs. . Cos*aovE, Editor. The Welfare of the People is the Supreme Law. Te' s, 83 per annum. VO. I.. NATCHITOCHES, LOUISIANA, JUNE 27, 1874. N0 2. iI l i il N. 2 MAILS. rc. ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES, NEW ORLEANS, Red River Landing, DI Chen-yville Quarantico, Alexandria, Cotile and Cloutierville, Daily, at 7 A. M. A rlltEVEPORT, Keachie, Mansfield, Mar. thaville, and Pleasant hill--Daily at 10 A. M. NACOGDOCHES, Melrose, Chirino. San Augustine, Milamn Pendleton, Sabine- H] town, Many and Flt. Josup-on Tues- J day Thursday and Saturday, at 5 P. M. HOMER, Minden, Buckhorn, Ringgold, Inte Coushatts and Catmpte-en Tues day and Friday, at 5 P. M. WINNFIELD, Atlanta, Sutton and St. Maurice-on Tuesday and Friday, at 9 A. M. MAILS CLOSE At 6 A. M. for New Orleans, Alexandria and Cloutierville. At 9 A. M. for Shreveport, Keachi, Mans field and Pleasant Hill. At 6 P. M. for Nacogdoches, Texas, Mel rose and San Angustin. At 5 P. M. for Homer, LA., Buckhorn, Conshatta and Campte. Q At 10 A. M. for Winnfield, &c. pdu Office Hours-from 10 A. M. to 2 r. M. J and from 3 P M to 7 P M. J. F. DEVAROAS, Post Master. 3 Professional Cards. W. IH. JACK. D. PIERSO`. Jack. ci Pierson, Attorneys and Counselors at Law, NATCHITOCHES, LA. WU'ILL practice in the Courts of Natchitoches. V Sabine, DeSoto, Red River, Winn, Rapidea, sad Grant, and in the Supreme Court of the W ate. Claims promptly attended to. Juone2-ly. R . .KEARNEY. M. J. CUNNINGUAh . K Kearney & Cunningham, Attorneys and Counselors at Law, Ofice on St. Denis Street, June 20-ly. Natchitoches. La. pli tot Levy cIO Pierson, Attorneys and Counselors at Lae, Office corner Second & Trudau streets, June 90-ly Xatchitoches, La. Business Cards. - - - C----- M. H. CARVER. R. W. TAYLOR. Carver ct Taylor Wholoesale and Retail dealers in Dry Goods, Groceries, HARDWARE, BOOTS, SHOES, HATS, CIOCKERYWARE, etc., etc. FRONT SThEET, Natcbiteches, La. A FRESh and select stock of goods always on hand, which havbing been purchased on a cash basis enables us to offer extra induce ments to eashb bnyers. Highest casub price paid for ootton and other produoce, and liberal advances made in cub or merchandise on consignment. Junle SO-ly. '. A.. Duoour~fnau, -DBALER IN FOREIGN & DOMEST'IC DRY GOODS, NOTIONS, CLOTHINGO, BOOTS, SHOES and HATS. Corner of Front * Church Streets. Natchitoches, La. , June 20-ly. J. C. TPICHE J. T. AIRB' Trichel ds Alrey, (Walmaley's Brick Building,) Washingtoo Street, Natohitochee, La. Wholesale and Retail Dengers in Dry Goods, Groceries, BAre, CAPS, BOOTS, 81OES, and General MERCHANDISE. IT Highest price paid for Cotton and other Country produce, in Cash or Mer chandise. June 20.ly. P. V.elemnan. . Wasbhlngtoa Street, NAvcamTcas, l.A. DETAI dealer in Fancy and Staple SGreoeries, CHOICE FLOUR, SUGAR, COFFZ ,RICE, BAMS, BACON, TOBACCO, WINES AND LIQOURS. Also agei fIbr the BALSAMIQUS DES PYRENEES, a Prenk toae fe tinvalids. aerla Induce sanqudtred to dealrs. e t-- em. C. A. BULLARD. N. I. CAMPBELL Bullard & Campbell, --DKALEi N DRY GOODS, TI GROCERIES, T HARDWARE, And General Merchandise. II Cornet FRONT & LAFArErTE Street, iatchitoerles, La. Y T IGHEST rash price paid for cotton and country pruduce in cash or encrchandise. K June 20-1y. Willis 1leolmes, Intersection Front, Washington & Lutayetto Sts Natchitoches, La. Jf -DEALER IN DRY GOODS, Groceries, Hardware, Crockery, Hatse, Caps, Boots, Shoes and Notions. Special inducemenits offered to Cash pu rchasers. Cotton and country pro duce, both at highest Cash rates. June 20-1y. 3Beverly TuolLer, ,P Corner Front and St. Denis street, NATcurrocHrEs; La. adi RIETAIL dealer in choice Family Groceries' pa COFFEE, six WINES, LIQUORS, G( Cigars and Tobacco, &c. :7 Cheaper than the Cheapest, June 2d6m. S, A.leX. e armia, try (The People's Favorite Grocery.) el; EEEPS eri,,etantly on hand llt 1. K CHOICE FLOUR, BACON, tali LARD, , HAMS, of And in fact a full line oft fancy family sup t plies. Give him a call. Satisfaction gtaran. t. teed. June 2)-- y. c Theo. Sohumnan, t -DEALER IN DRY GOODS, so GROCERIES, and fti GENERAL MERCHANDISE. Cor. FRONT and ST. DENIS Streets, ni Natchitoches, La. In V June 20-ly. 11 Z cc DR II. S CALES, 81urgeon ]elltist, NAtTCHITOCIIE8 IIA. O. .1ha ath, HALLENGES the world for neatness o and durability of work atisfaction fShop on St. Denis St. Far i twI •heo. E alle, Coper, Tinet and Sheet-ron worer.t,) A Ldentl DEALER INtd, and ierI toe fars, with the retet war d House, and after sg GOOD S, Sole sgent for the Unrivalled . Shaf stoves.h BooGutte, Pipes, Metalic roog and alShoe Mker. Snds of rpbilitrng, done with dtispatch.ton Id i A liberal dis uat to cournteery trade. . June 2o-ly. em., June 20-ly. citl - - - - - - - -~ - ~ for The Honest Man Who Pays. bei There is one among the many. jori Can you tell me were he stays?' ani IIe's an odd, old fashioned party ; rep Called the honest man, who paysj the Yes-the honest man who pays the Every dollar lie may owe, Keeping up the good old ways the That so many scarcely know. M toal If he gives his word of promise for 'Tis a bond as good as gold • , If he hold. a post of honor, for Not a trust is ever sold, wl By the honest man who pays gai Every debt he may incur, ed Yielding each a just award. And no grudging or demur. And I'm told this rare old party foi Lives-within his income, won By the fairest, squarest dealing de We see beneath this son. And the honest man who pays tc Always holds it good and right, to For the rich to help the needy ry When the times are tough and tight. .If' IFi Don't fail to subscribe for the td "Peoples' Vindicator." The only live it paper in Natchitoches, and one that th advocates the interest of the Tax- be payer. Terms, $3 per year, $1.50 for la six months, (invariably in advance.) te en Government Aid to Southern ~( Adventurers. Bi of Under this caption, the «atLion, one th of the ablest publications in the coun: th try, contains an elaborate and well ) considered atticle, from which we th make the following extracts, which ril have a peculiar bearing upon our al- ar fairs in Louisiana: ot The fearful and alarming condition al of the South, brought about by the th 'power of the Federal Government, tl 'p that has been used to place and main- in "' tain in office corrupt adventurers and ignorant negroes, is arousing the at- Ri tention of the intelligent and patriot- to ic class of the Northern people. la Scarcely a day passes but what v. some Northe.in Journal, and not un- B frequently Republican in politics, contains a scathing rebuke to the Ad mninistration and a wholesome admo ns, nition against any farther encroach- so ments upon the rights and liberties of fa the Southern people. Carpet-bag and S - negro rule have done its work sue cessfully, and its fruits are seen and y its blighting effects felt all over the nation. But it has well nigh run its course, and if heretofore we have been powerless to check its progress ; ci now with the powerful aid and co- v operation of the Northern people and d press, its complete annihilation may g now be regared a foregone conclusion. n says the Nation ; h After all that has happened during v the last Yire years, it Inust be admit ted that it is a little unsafe to specu- p late as to what course the President 8 will pursue on any question, but the t signs that he has seen the error of his I ways in the matter of nieddlingat F the South are certainly* unusually i strong. He took a long time to dis- t charge the duty imposed on him by i the Constitution and the laws of de- c .c ciding who was Governor of Arkan. r sis ; but the decision, when it came, a had the great merit of being sound and carefully considered, and, there- t fore, likely to make a complete end- t ing of strife. It has one other merit, ,) which is, perhaps, even greater, viz. that of having been made in com rn er* Iplete disregard of the notorious per. fter sons who do duty in Washington as Senators from Arkansas. This strikes Sat thie root of the evil of recent Fede ral interference. It was the prece dent set in Louisiana which really brought about the Arkansas trouble, because they seemed to create a sys ess tem of government which promised on as many rewards to intrigue and vio lence in this country as in Guatema la or Costa Rica. Indeed, in seqme respects the position of the Southern States of the Union since reconstruc. tion has been worse than that of any South American State. In the most poorly governed community of that region, or of any other, it is always open to the men of intelligence and thrift ind prosperity to deliver them selves from the rule of ignorance and corruption by an appeal to arms, or, in other words, by a resort to the time honored remedy of revolution. In the worst ages, and under the worst rulers, the oppressed and plundered have usually found some consolation Si the consciousness that if the yoke became unbearable, a nnion among the braver better educated, and hon ester elements of society might by Sforce bring about reform. If, they said to themselves, it should really prove impossible to put an end to ing these infamies by peaceable means, we have such an advantage over the rascals in capacity, in power of com Sbination, and Command of money or other resources of civilization, that we can, if we must, rise on them, and kill them or drive themn out of the *.U country. Moreover, the rascals have d all usually been sufficiently conscious of bl, all this to be restrained by it in some e. degree. Their rule has never lasted very long in any civilized country without stimukiting the sense of or- and der into such activity as to create a sere power sulfficient to furnish security Kin for life and property ; so that it may it is be almhnost laid as a rule that the ma jority never continues to govern for N any great length of time unless it 'Thi represents, at least in a rough way, wh: the intelligence and accumulations of cOU the community. inll What has been most deploreble in v,,,, the condition of the Southern States 1pt since the war is, that we have under- as - taken to prevent the natural remedy the for their disorders f'omii being applied. and We have set up in South Carolina, con for instance, a system of government gu which converts the majority into a pro gang of robbers making war on civil- dul ization and morality, and have pledg- hai ed ourselves to prevent the minority out from resisting or overthrowing them. cor We venture to say that no parallel cog for such a state of things is to be sq1 found in history. A power which un- am dertakes to prevent rebellion has al- pr ways-we believe there is no excep- Cal tion,to this rule-hitherto undertaken we to supply protection against predato- ear ry leglslation on the part of the mna. i jority as well as against open violence. anU If there was any oppression to be fy done, it had always done itself, and en, the very strength which has enabled w it to oppress, has usually prevented uij the oppression from being wholly un- del - bearable. But in South Carolina and ret Louisiana we tlnd governments, which an have not strength enough to exist for o(u ten days, if left alone, perpetrating I enormities on which the Czar would NC not venture towards Poland, or the all British Empire towards the Santals thi of the Indian jungles, simply because no they have the United States behind vi( them guaranteeing their existence. 1 When such journals as the Nation, ca the Brooklyn .Enqle, that seems to ir- be 1 ritate so much'our official organ here, tr( and the New York Times and many wi others we might mention, write as mi above and open their batteries upon de the ranks of the Republican party in in; the South and hold up to scorn the an infamies it has perpetrated upon our ca I people under the guise of law and I Republicanism, we may look forward si to a new era in our down-trodden and ca languishing State. God speed the h, t work and give us quick relief.-N. 0. he Bulletin. to Go to the Vindictltor office and sub- un scribe for the paper. No one should tii f fail to support the People's paper: It d See terms. 'hi c( d Mark Twain on the Sandwish is SIslands. o0 e rhe "Royal Ministers" are natural i Scuriosities. They are white men of 1 " various nationalities, who have wan d dered thither in tinme gone by. I will Y give you a speci., --but not the I. most favorable. Harris, for instance. Harris is a American-a long-legged, g vain, light-weight village lawyer from It - New-Hampshire. If he.had balins i ft proportion to his legs, lie would make A t Solomon seem a failure; if his modes * ty equaled his ignorance, he would Smlake a violet seem stuck-up ; if his' t learning aqualod his vanity, hlie would ly make von Htumboldt seem as unlet * tered as the backside of a tombstone; d ) if his stature were proportioned to his - conscience, he would be a gemt for the - microscope ; if his ideas were as large t e, as his words, it would take a man d three months to walk around one of - them; if an audience were to con d- tract to listen as long as hie would it, talk, that audience would die of old a z. age; and if he were to talk until he u said something, hie would still be on v r- his hind legs when thie last trump t as sounded. And hie would have dheek 1 es enough to wpit till the disturbancei e- was over, and go on again,. e- Such is(or was) His Excellency Mr. ly Harris, his late Mlajesty's Minister oft le, 'T'his, That, and The Other-for lie s- was a little of everything; and parti- I ed cularly and always he was the King's I i- most obedient humble servant anmdi a- loving worshiper, and his chief cham- I me pion and mouthpiece in the parliamen ro tary branch of ministers. And when ic a question came up (it didn't make ny any difference what it was), how he oat would rise up and saw the air with tat his bony flails, and storm and cavort ys and hurl sounding emptiness whlich nd Ihe fancied was satire, and issue drea m- ry rubbish which he took for humor, nd and accompany it with contortions of or, his undertaker countenance which ihe the believe to be comic expression ! on. He began in the islands as a little, rst obscure lawyer, and rose (1) to be red such a many-sided official grtandee ion that sarcastic folk dubbed him, "the oke wheels of the Government." lie be ng came a great main in a pigmny land on--lie was of the caliber that other by countries construct constables and ley coroners of. I do. not wish to seem aly prejudice against Harris, and I hope to that nothing Ihave said will convey ns, unch an impression. I must be am the honest historian, and to this in the m- present case I have to reveal the fact Sor that this stately figure, which looks hat so'like a Washington monument in and the distance, is nothing but a thirty the dollar windmill when you get close to ave him. is of Harrisloves to proclaim that he is me no loaer an American, and is proud sted of it; at hbe a Hawaiian through aund Ary thmrogh andA is proud of that, too; and tlht he is a t"illing subject and servant rt his lord antid master, tlhe ling, and '. proud and grateful tlht G, it is so. tthat WILY W\P, SiHOUL, ANNEX. itmell Now, let ulis ,nnex thi islands. all t Think how we co(ld build up that 1S i whaling trade [Thugh under our and courts and judges it mnint soon be a- larg impossible for whaleshlM, to rendez- «whi: vous there n'ithout being 1rLoced and will "pulled" by ailors antd `I3ifoggers ligai as it now is in San Francisco -, l dent the skippers shun ris they woulhic, .kI A and shoals.] Let us annex. 't I'rict could make sugar enough there i inn supply all America, perhaps, and the .tr, prices would be very easy with the lti duties removed. And theu we would %r: have such a fine half-way house for the our Pacific-plying ships ; and such a the convenient supply depot and such a ver commanding sentry-box for arnmed san squadron; and we could raise cotton of I and cottee there and make it pay tw< pretty well, with the duties offl and nma capital easier to get at. And then we rah would own the mightiest volcano on the earth--lKilauea! Barnum could run bat it-lie understands fires now. Let us sot annex, by all means. We could paci- a p fy Prince Bill and other nobles easily enough-put them on a reservation. where he has his annual hoes, and er Bibles and blankets to trade for pow- cuI der and whisky -a sweet Arcadian "i" retreat fenced in with soldiers. I:y Ice annexing, we would get :ll those 50, Il 000 natives cheap as dirt, with their:ah morals and other diseases thrown in. ihe No expense for education-they are - .already educated , no need to convert. till them-they are already converted; fU' no expense to clothe them-for ob- tid vious reasons. tit We nmust annex those people, We It can afflict them with our wise and lbu beneficent government. We can in- eet troduce the novelty of thieves, all the way up from street-car pickpokets to iIT g municipal robbers and Government cin defaulters, and show them how anmus- the ing it is to arrest them and try them liiy 8 and then turn them loose-some for er r cash and some for "political influence." sil I We can wake tnetu ashamed of their Mli 1 simple and primitive justice. We sel 1 can do away with their occasiomnl l', e hangings for murder, and let them po have Judge Pratt to teach them how un to save imperiled Avery-assassins to co society. We can give them some Bar- al u nards to'keep their money corpora- ni d tions out of difficulties. We can give ing them juries composed entirely of the m, 'most simple and charming leather- es heads. We can give them railway ce corporations who will buy their Leg- es h islatures like old clothes, atnd run tit over their best citizens and complain ca of the corpses for smearing their un- ai f pleasant juices on the track. In place w of harmless and vaporing Harris, we it itcan give thent Tweed. We can let pI them have, Counolly; we can loan St .e them Sweny; we can furnish them it Ssolme Jay Goulds who will do away ht ' with their old-time notions that steal- N " ins is not respectable. WVe can con- I 'fer Woodhull and Clatlinu on them. Si e And George Francis Train. We can w I give them lecturers! I will go my- 1 self, o is \Ve can make that little libunch of iii sleepy islands the hottest corner on d4 Searthl, and array it in the moral splen- I ;i decr of our' high and holy civilizatiou. tl SAnnexation is what the ipoor islanders d ' uneed. "Shall we to men benighted, si ge the lamp of lifo deny ?" . o MAiAKg TWAI.S. ii Id TItn SCtAWAO.-It cannot have Id escaped the notice of the least obser iet vant, that there has a change for the on wIrse dome over those men born at up the South or of long residence .here, P wk whlo have earned for themselves an ce immortality of infamy by affliliation p with the party whose leaders have t [r. rtanipulated the Ignuorant blacks for of their own selfish end, and to the des- r le tructiou of the best interests of the ti- S hutl. These men have acquired a g's hang-dog look that is unmistakable. nd A few of them may eudeavoi, with in- brazen face, to defy public sentiment C n- and pretend to disregard public con en tempt, but in their hearts they have ke forfeited the respect of their fellows, he and what is worse, their self-respect ith as well. Can money compensate a ort man for all this ? Or if hlie to indif ich ferent to the ignomity of his own po 3a- sition, how can he reconcile it to his or, conscieneeto leave such a legacy to 1 oIf his chlrildrent In his solitary mo ie ments does lie never think of the coming time (and come it surely will) tle, when the slow, tnmoving finger of be scorn will be pointed at his children lee as the descendants of a scalawag ? the Can he forget that the infamy at be- tached to a tory has not been removed and by the tapse of a hundred years And her doeshe not understand that, while a md man may have been an honest loy ment alist during our revolutionary etifug ope gle no man in thie Sooth can by pos vey sibility be an honest radical now a --Shreveport Times. the -- fact t Citizens attending tile Mass oks in Meeting will do well to subscribe to rty the Vindicator. Support those who e to support you. . 15 oud "Crusade cordial on ice" is the and summer drink now in vogue at the o West. Faarm Column. Go ernor Saflbrd, of Arizona says that ''geitlleomanly far'mers, who com rmence without means and have hired all their work done, will undoubted 13'y be obliged to quit the ibusiness; and those who have invested the largest portion of their crops in poor whiskey at twenty-five cents per glass will hardly be able to meet their ob ligations and inspire sufficient con deuce to obtain credit in the future." A Cnw.AP CIsmoON.--"One who has t·ricd it" writes as fcllows to the Americaa 'Farm Journal : "If any jarmer wants a convenient and cheap .shion to ride on, let imn take a i s kin as soon as it is taken front th ejp, and serape the flesh off, then ' it in a smooth place. Pul verize ,4 pound of alum and the saotie of .. arnd cover the flesh side of the skin I let it liet for a week or two, ad it e well tanned. The make the best r~e Wl trre reaper; raker, corn p. ,or to thrro oin tif hom e to ride at lhe field to the harm, anti if we 8sho0', lbe tcaught in a sudden ulrower, they \tl answer for a protection." "The part of the holding '4a farm er or or landowner which Ipays, for cultivation," saiud Charles IJ,1el "is the small estate within thl' "e' fence of his skull. Let him bJg with the tillage of his brains, and t. shall be well with his grains, roots; herbage and forage, sheep and cattle -they shall thrive, and he shall thrive." It is plaiuly the duty of farmers to olbtairn a practical educa tion, as well as merchants. Cultiva ted brains are a crop that never fails. It is a settled fact that a thorough business training is essential to suc cess in any departments of usefulness. 1 THE FARMERS' MOVEIEMNT--IIo IT IS PROGRtESSIXI.-Let the politi cians say what they pleask about it the farners' movement ia going ahead I like a prarie on fire out West, wheth r er the organizations in the East be ' sham or not. Several representative r Missouri papers at hand speak the 3 sentiment of that region. One says : 1 "The necessity for that reform in 1 political administration which the v united efforts of the farmers of the a country, especially of the West, can - alone obtain is so urgent that it can - I nt (m1 to be recognuied by even the e most superficial." Another : "This e movement of the agricultural inter ests of the country bha not commen Sced a bit too sooi, ands however mod est and timid way be their first ac n tion, they will soon fuind themselves n caught ip in the whirling tide of State Sand national political politics, and e will be compelled, whether they wish e it or not, to consider all the grave t problems now before, the country." n Still another-"The harmers' war, as n it is sometimes called, is destined to y have great political influence." A 1- Nebraska paper asserts that the gran i- gers are making rapid progress in that r, State. Common cause is there taker u with the farmers of Iowa, Illinoies M- issouri. Minnesota and other States on all questions affecting the farmers' f irlterests. Another Western paper n declares that "the whole race of dis - honest politieans stands in awe of . this great movement," which is no rs doubt the truth. A St. Paul paper 1, says it now looks if the "potato hugs" (grangers) will prove a lively crowd in Minnesota. Anir Illinois paper de clares "the movement to be an inde pendent one commnitted to no one amn Sto no party, but eolmnending itself to r all." The Catholic farmers of Olm. re stead county, MInniesota, although nt not members of tlie Older of the e, Patrons of Ilusbandry, express them a selves warmly in favor of its Iprinci n ples, excepting its secrecy. In short, 'e there seems, to be a general stampede or out WVest in favor of the miovement, " regardless of religious predilections or previous political afliations.-N. Y. Hlerald. th A N4EW REMEDr FOR WORMs.--We nt of course, mean cotton worms, as this in- in Iot our patent medlicine column, xe Thie Picayune gives an account of a vs, very simple andiunexpenstive process ect by ~bhieh a planter of St, Landry a parish last year saved hris cotton crop if' tromr the depredations of the worm. >. Thre process is based upon the fact his tlat at a certain stage of his career to the wormu lies helplessly tpon trhe io- foliage of the plant, not asufficiently the developed to hIrave power of motion, ill) and, in fact, passing through a transi of tion which, it' interrupted, he cannot rn of his own resources, manage to corm g? plete. The plan of the St. Landry at. ulan is lagiven as follows: le took a red pair of swamp wheels which were ly ind irg in hiis stable yard, suspended from e a thire axel thereof a swinging rake with oy- long teeth, say four inches apart, so ug- adjusted as to brush the foliage of the ,os- plant very briskly and then, harness w ing a pail of mules to those wheels, lhe proceeded to run over his crop at tihe rate of about fifteen acres a day. Having only forty acres, hIre accom e plished this object in three days. e to T'he plan worked handsomely. iho Thousands of worms lay upon the ground, where they died. The pro cess w'as repeated twice afterward, at such intervals as seemed necessary; the and the planter found his crop entire the ly free from worms for the rest of the season.