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Persons ordering JOB WORK from this Office, must pay for the same on dieivery of the work. No deviation from this rule. " We. a.re pleased to learn t.1a Mr. Ernest Wilklinson, of Plaquemines prAh; has received' tile appointment M cdlet to the naval school at Anna polls. Mi. Wilkinson is a brother to i). Wilkinson, the polite and gentle .paolay Surgeon of the Infantry Com ty stationed at this point. :i. A. E.'Lemee has been appoint ilNotary Publie of Natchitoches, by oev. Kellogg.., I,,.The war luad in Europe is not dis pelled-as some would suppese, and .pipes iuiark.is,soinewliat less ex -- b in his .demands, we may look lap, from some direction. Such Ei-nk l wty would be ruinous to us of .q particdearly the S89th, as w.;woald hauven ao trko. for our J pitoo.n. s! S. he weather ýontiines to be sued ab s i nrmers- would wish it-almost aectien has been' visited by de . . h-' l showers- aesons as they are J et--whicuh makes cdre and cot sinfe agaln. All oar fotmers M9iqr e Weh lees e*orragnd, sa l pjoebt I iunlatioms, they have rathbreson to be esi. SPWo were pleada to meet upon eudgy last, that genial and polite as , Capt 0. .. Hamilton, of e"'sart Able. He was the " te r of c6ngratuitaton" froni= 4aefho niltests.b Tl*, "bituatlaon' termins uuchang r rl on '.city And paeroehiatl 1 rsthat r ivere iu a piid , tklos, the3 defeated, ý` O e 10 s ueo .ity Couaceilame, : Ha. l.. !The3e Eseraoek Police -* aler.d i plt 0aglat Paydne an, gd the Iaatter will be 'Ieb % 'dll the attnties oftbhe the bargasin r oie ; of. (vppe &d'ayor, in r ayB of clothsig-heap Johnis boith`' i trices style and ta Did detzBall upon their bIu to cQ6 n forward ana make .n. ats i relation 0d they Sey cb e and 4A * than KUM Stheir '4 '3r Utnderstood at Last. With a just understanding of the situation at the South by our north ern bretheren and a cessation of per. secution on the party of malignant party leaders of the radical faction, we may look for an era of prosperity as well as peace. Already has this fraternal feeling developed itself tea remarkable extent in so short a time. The "tidal wave" of "good will" has made itself felt even in the White House and the stubborn President has been at last made to yield to pubhlic opinion, to begin his "unloading of the Shysters." This, in itself, is a grand victory, for up to this moment he has stood blindly and stubbornly still and saw his party driven to do teat and death; a mighty and grand monument of stupidity and iudiffer once amid the wreck and destruction of the "great" party of the Nation. No one can deny that among the causes for this great change none can be reconed of more, or even as much, magnitude than the action of the party satelites in Louisiana. Butler ism, Sanbogiisu, Indian rings, bribe taking (gifts so-called) and the thous and other villainies are but single af fairs in themselves disgraceful; but when the sanctity of the Legislative Halls of a severing State are invaded and the bayonet used to destroy that sovereign government, at that mo ment a blow is at once struck at the liberty of the people and the genius of our institutions. Louisiana then is the rock against which the fanatical horde hurled their strength and npdn which they were utterly wrecked. The idea of losing liberty by a worship of a war hero has at last developed itself to the North and we recognize in the expressions of snch men as Vice-President Wilson, Kelley and a host of others, heretofore lead ing republicans, a returning scue of justice to us, a knowledge at last ac quired that to preserve their own free dom, preserve the republic, a decent and equal right to enjoy the benefits of liberty and government must be accorded to the South. We only ask at the hands of all parties simple justice, we have been ravaged by war; but worse than this is the vile horde of plunderers that has-feasted and fattened upon. us for more than eight years, encouraged, fostered and sustained by the strong arm of government. We have had abuses heaped upon us, outrages com mitted against our persons and liber ties, sufficient to make any people, not educated as ours, hate the very government we live under and drive them to revolt against its authority but no such feeling stirs the blood of any true Southern man, we desirC to prove our loyalty to the Union, our love for the Constitution for which the blood of southern people was shed as freely as those of the gallant sons of the North. Our conduct underall the difficulties we have labored for the past years since the war closed, are more than sufficient to prove tlhese as serfions. Louisiana then under the ;benign rule of he' own Sons, str~ngt ened aind encouraged by the .,leering words of our Democratic and C6nser vative brethern of the North, Will gird on her armor anewand push' herself to the front rank of improvement among her sister 8tates. With a cli mate and soil unsnrpassed :by any county in the world, well may she be termed the "Eden of America." Let her eons make.her all that nature and nature's God intended:she. ehoUld be --blomipg as the rose, tie land of the orange and the myrtle, ta. flow ery gem inthe diadem of tlhe Union. The #.1 known and justly popular Urn, of Carver EiTaylor hpis recdiV id and opened one of the largest and most eeet stock of merohandiaeever [offered in this market, embrauinrg Severything in the hline ofbd'dinat ed to our trade. They are offering'to isell cheap.fer cash; ia: :,faot to:that claus of eustomers, special indue.-, mentsWthtie gltex.- Do not fail to give dicarver & Taylor 'a call before; beying elsewherE. SThe many friends of MAhatle aimLathi Matilda Smith Hyaes wiLfe of Goe. to learn of hor demise, whiT.h took place, after a tingering illnes at her reidentse, in New Orleans, on Friday, 14th-inst. Our neighbor the Sooth Western Telegram, of Shrevoport, whlelh, by the way, is no bad paper, oq the con trary, .althouigh qaieta, deveiah quiet, aIn pblitics,,rnetwithstanding its .rad ical pidiNvities, which- an be a'r counted for bnly Unddr two heads- the respectability of t staff or.tu propllquity of that 'moaster," the Tiames, (and we are more tinolined to the latter head)-is a firaet clas fahilly paper, dont l`'ni16 nur shot into the Mindend Demorat. 9tWe c4only qay a Sani !oution ddi f ' td damn his friends who h1 t~l he damn?." Some one ought to aipply t. tihe I 'pwers tht be,' addmcieettga - 'JThis whisky raid of Secretary Bristow, is not likely to ibe productive of good results. From what we gath er from the press outside of the "tru I ly loyal," it is simply a "put up" job to ruin innocent, honest people, that I a horde of blood-sucking informers may be rewarded. The following from the St. Louis Times "cuts likeI a knife" into his whisky raiders. In speaking of the nany' outrages upon decency and law, which Grant left, deliberately as if unworthy his atten, tion; in the lull now before the cam paign of 1876, to mako a little capital for himself, he proceeds to unload a few pounds from his party. It says: It is the unloading, however, of the shyster. The whole power of the United States government is being I used to make war upon a portion of its citizens who are powerless to help themselves, and who without a mur mour have to submit to arbitrary ar rests, the injury of criminal charges made by accusers wholly irresponsi ble, the loss of credit, the irreparable damage to business consequent upon ºofficial prosecution, the loss of lien I dreds of thousands of dollars, and in the end, and in nine cases out of ten the poor boon of an acquittal, bank- " rnpted in pocket and squeezed as dry pecuniarily by the hordes of leech es, and spies, and pimps that pros e per and thrive in the waters made muddy by the revenue hypocrites, as a lemon is squeezed of a mid-summer night by i patient sick of a fever. The present whisky raid-begun -simultaneously in a dozen cities, and heralded forth with a roar of loyal newspaper artillery as loud as the real cannoin of Shiloh-is already one of the most stupendous farces of the 1 period. That the government means to rob somebody befobe it gets through there can scarcely be a doubt. When a monkey is king, what must his min isters be; and when a beggar is oen t horseback, what a terrible gait he must ride. There are men who deal in whisky to-day in St. Louis, men who are identified with St. Louis by every tie of commercial interest and business investment that it is possi f ble to'imagine, men whose honor is above suspicion, and whose traffic in whisky is, legitimate and honest in every way, who will be utterly ruin t ed by this drunken political raid. See a how the signs of the gutter put out D even from the steps of a throne. Everything that was corrupt, that was venal, that was hurtful to his ,I party, and dangerous 'to American liberty, Grant let pass by nureeoguiz- 1 ed only to know the amount of his profits and interests therein. This t whisky bIlsiness however, is a mat r ter which is too largely extended to be made injurious to any paying friends, because those who are strick gen are most likely tow innocent and 1 I honest people, and hence anti-ad. ministration. His logic is good, but his sense of justice most atrocious. The general government has no right -to war upon its individual citizens, S much less to prey upon them and de o your them whenever it is deemed necessary to make a political corner in public sentilment. It should not f begllowed either, under the pretence o of exposiig frand, to drag worthy i business men into disgrace or bank h ruptcy. For fifteen years it has been Sengaged in just such a species of San bornism an connected with the mann 5 facture of whisrky. Its ruined vic. II tims are in every city and State of o theI. nion. It has pald premium to scou~arelism throt8h i.ts, system of blacknuail, and' it i inmade perjury a posliession more desirable than land oiches. All-powerful, a, lavw unto Itself, in le hands ofshystees greedy d inuiins, and impectunious and tenth ' "hte .~nodpecripts, the .,gov6rnment g Jias g externsivelyhithi thep swind. lingbn iess of late, that tfay myake S(oto n for all . these :iiggaris and IflaZaronf. Thle only cIre'fot the ctn cer is Democraec, and it will be a year yet Igore all who 'go sick and i- n paid ean get at' this healing medi ciane. Meanwhlile tliere imay be"ten e thou'sand deaths. l'he maudlin •display of virtuous · indignatten by +the radical. press SNorth' alle fitih by Spencer, of ,labamia, for hi sho:comings du rig the election, in that State, in -87; hbis use oftroopsI, Marshals, 'di., is"quite refreshbing,; but at thle ame tie,1 Rardly ,"thick" enough to t&ake iP an•y, save the smost gulla r ble. Spencer is a hortror; a demon I Inhuman form, and for such conduct . as arreeting inq4.eit men, and steal Sing government bacon, wl;ih hIe is ,t suend to the faithfifto secre his own ielectin,; delahdeYs' imaliediate action, * apd ho e oamjiitia i J .;peidlled from 'the e8iatet Of oarse, Cavalry rai tliroughi Louisiana, marching troops into' fLtate Ihouse and dos Stroying a .8 tt.;government, to say Snothing-of the' "Midnight order," the s swiindling of l Returning Boanrd, are k thliagesoft'mcil mi'fior importance to r Ithe.r s-d4u I manner in uwhich , 8peaeb: acted tosecureo..bh iseat i the It'8. Seenate and give his vote "to "i f.rd .;''Oeoumrse eixpeI sp8n n o~r,and giioMa . ells the Surejy ,orship of tim portof New Oleanns, . and to est -the clima-, decorate ( sweet" Packilard with the "'grand c.9O",, , , . I We learn from the New Orleans 1,ca tihat at a fall ~caucs"'of the Cutism houe party, ineluding 0ov. o armouti. W_;iw definitely settled that Temn ,adderson should boI.tlhe eandi*ate",F the Republiean party dr : bvrnd6,in 1876, . This ias a ric tfr.. as, wj th4ik Anderiion w'ili m auke +ttnt MgIooda, -aas ansy one ftheerelhhht * ' spiek up, mid is of 'rim: gll$M eaVctier ahsayi k histre 0heer4 pperis t.he. e tt a Ill. She flterest .,o tiha ilovely +The COatuDialbilding'in Phila-: tb 1OEtm frs len tb by i .'b; :mverIlmbg ore i. ++tbe, . Vindk.ator .. How Jetties are'Made. The work of conistructiifg jetties is much simpler than most petople sup- 1 pose. The general idea was that it a would take a very long time to im- a prove the mouth of the Mississippi I by this means, but the contractors ore confident that it will require a few months to d~inonstrate the ptractica- I bility of the work, and to obtain de- I sired results in the way of a deeper i channer. Parts of the work, such as terminal piers, etc., may require some I time for completion, but it is an en- i couraging feature of the plan that the main object, a reliable outlet, will be I achieved, if at all, in a much shorter i time than by any other system. That being secured, so that vessels can ( pass in and out, the finishing touches may be put on at leisure and without obstructing commerce. The manner of constructing jetties is among the simplest of all engineer- t ing works. The material and plan i at the South Pass will be very near ly the same as those used in the river Maas, in Holand. The materials will ( be willows and stone, with scarcely I anything else. The willows are bound in long bundles, nine to twelve inches 1 in diameter, and these are called fas cines. Other material than willows c could be used, provided the branches I are long,'lender and tough, with few ( leaves and ne lateral branches. They I must pack close together and yet not I be rigid. Of these fascines, large I rafts or matrasses are constructed at the place where the twigs are cut, and I floated down to the mouth. After 1 being towed to the spot where they I are loaded with broken stone and g sunk. The lower raft or mattress I must of course be the widest, each succeeding layer narrowing toward I the top. The work will thus he com ' posed of alternate strata of fasciues ' and stone. The sides of the work 1 thus formed would be a series of t steps, but these will be covered and I the incline made uniform by broken I stone or rip-rap dumped in. To be i short, jetties are nothing mere nor t less than levees raised to confine the J channel; the only difference is that being under water they most be of such materials as will withstand t the wash of the water. The work 4 will nearly all be in very shallow water, and eat of the channel, and I the sinking of a mattress of fascines ( in such a place is avery simple affair. Sinking these rafts and dumping stone in shallow water along a line of guiding piles is about all there is of the practical engineerinlg problem. I The magnitude of the work consists I in the immense quantities of materials to be used and the distance they most be transported. I We do not think it proper for any newspaper to say aught against religious denominations, I but when they carry their acts to extremes, something must be done to check it. The Baptist (colored) church here has been reported to us by all the citizens living in its vicinity, as being almost a nnis ance; the night meetings being complained of, which are kept up until two and three o'clock in the morning, accompanied with a cho. rus of howls that would put to shame the most devout of dever ishes! The matter has, time and again, been referred to the Mayor, f and he has been asked to inter pose his authority and give the people in the neighborhood some r rest. Religious denominations have perfect liberty in this country to Sworship a' they see fit, but when this worshi~is carried to the ex Stent of disturbing a whole com Smuit3y, thatt. community l . at I least the right to complain, as we do now for them. The howls of the admistration or ' gans, when some honest republican Sacomes South and gives his candid f opinion of masters as they are, are . fearful to contemplate.. Vice-Presi Sdent Wilson, Judge Kelly, of Penn sylvania, and nueroasu others come Sin for a share of the 'slosh-bucket. SWhen. such men as these are abused . for "free speebch," we don't wondetat I the amount and quality that has been t heaped upon us. - --*--~~-~- - For the noble words that were aut tibred by ex-President Davis, at Hbus ton, '~xas, he is deservling, and will i receive the thanks of his people all p over the Bouth. 'Already the filr g minded Northern jeodrpais have com; phlimented him, in flattering' tpims i uphtS his 'loyal and manly tterances. eo We ofthfe South,. have always bad e faith in his patriotlim,' rand that he, s with as, ae0pted the results iof the Swar in goodT'aith, and we areonly a now beginning to me that our, ene * mba are at last eonvianced of hi sina esrity. - In adversity, Mr. Davis shows that i, pure, noble and lefty patriotism, e which so distingaished him when he d led the flower of the South to war, and ruled the Cabinet of her nation. The dawn is breaking upon us, and to Suse his noble words, the plirelples e for which we contended, are peace - folly re-asserting tlrem~slvea s. SWe give this week, the eslasion V of Blhnt's testimony before the Con ' gresional Committee last February. II As a 'matter of record, it -should be e preeved b -our people for a monu ment of hideous, unadorned lies, it Sstandi unrivailed, and yet this mt !aa ihe' braes ompudence t& canvert thredugh our .streets in allu the pridrard glorious cireasustanee of a tpower is gone from him, we i aroiishpjy to say, i.nd never more till Mr(V) Senator: Blunt- rally-.his -flails upon these hlls agaia. Ske a-ij. Origin of Exrinent Men. Some of our newspapers are fond of ij placing before the public the origin of rich men. YWe thiink the poor ones should have a chance; so we relate ithe following brief facts for the en- or i couragement of others : c1 John Smith was the son of his fath- in er. lHe fornlrly resided in Stoke n Pogis, and other places; but he has ar moved to the penitentiary now. fie William Smith was the son of his mother. This party's grandmother ce is deceased. She was a woman. John Brown was the son of old se Brown. Thoe body of the latter lies ti mouldering in the grave. tip Henry Jones was the son of a sea- tip cook. William Jones was the son of a gun. as John Jones was the Son of Temn- n perance. In early life Gabricl Jones was ac tually a shoemaker. He is a shoe maker yet. Previous to the age of eighty-five, Caleb Jones had never given any si evidence of extraordinary ability. He has never given any since. Patrick Murphy is said to have l been of Irish extraction. James Peterson was the son of a ui common weaver, who was so miraca- at lously poor, that his friends were en couraged to believe that in case the ch cricptures were -trictly carried out, lie would "inherit the earth." He co never get his property. John Johnson was a blacksmith. I he died. It was published in the I papers, with a head over it, "Deaths." It was, therefore, thought he died to e gain notoriety. lie has got an aunt sli living somewhere. Up to the age of thirty-four, Hosesa w Wilkerson never had any home but th "Homd, Sweet Home," and even to when he had that, he had to sing it ft himself. At one time it was believed that he would have been famous if le had become celebrated. He died. He was greatly esteemed for hisimany virtues. There was not a dry eye in the crowd when they buried him. Pameroy's Democrat. a7. As an evidence of the closing of the bloody chasm, we see that the 17 Secretary of War has withdrawn op- or position to decorating the graves ofd Confederates upon Decoration day. dr This is as it should be, let us togeth- es er visit the graves of our heroes, to ' strew fresh flowers over them, to drop i the tear of sorrow, and testify there- X by our appreciation of what they did o1 and suffered for us. No feeling of m animosity should exist while we ný mourn our dead; all sectional bitter neus should be removed, and we each should, with loving hands, deck with sweet garlands of remembrance the tI: heaving billow that marks the last tI resting place of our heroes; better, ly 5 far better, than costly monuments t4 of marble, which minister to pride T ) alone, is this beautiful custom, these di 3 floral offerings, the humble, heartfelt ri tribute to those who died in defence w of their principles. For with an equal splendor rt The morning sun rays fall, n With a touch impartially tender s On the blossoms blooming for all Under the sod and the dew p I Waiting the Judgment Day, Broidered with gold, the Illbe Mellowed with gold, the Gray. But bow about the record of 1861 ?t SWhere are those men who sought to *destroy tlhe Union ? Some of them live on our soiell in heroic marble or bronze, and others ire in the halls of C Congress. How different the treat e meont .accorded to traitors now and then 9? What will history &say of Da- C vis, Lee, Stephens, Tombs, and hutin. I dreds of others-the same history " . that damns the memory of Benedict 8 Arnold 9? If these men are forgiven- and they appear .to be-in twelve 4years, why is it that one hundred 5 e yetr have not been forgiven Arnold t While the guns are firing, patriot- C ism. exalted in these centennials, why should not the mantle of charity and " Sforgivenese be thrown over the brave- d Sof the brave-Benedtct Arnold?- Wild Oats. tI e The above is a· lingering equib a from tihe pop-gun of a Jackass. No ' man with braiins or feeling would be guilty of penning such an attUeios , sentiment, worthy only tie brain of d STs'ory. Arnold Iras bth 'a rebel against his governmenat, Egland,and , a traitor to his ptliciples--"'Davis, a SLee, Stephens,-Tombs, and hundreds a of others," were. ~iwur, and ftheir b inames will live in hiatory with mail minished luaster when some, aye, Smany, of those plaste-board patriots g II of the North will have been forgot- o Iten or bereminembered only to be exe -crated. FThese are the men who keep alive b'Wi bitter feeling, when it a shoul, be smothered with the kind , Lmantle of obltvion.; i7,lt people l ieo their heroes whb itlll live,~and a Svenerate the memory of thrse who . e have departed, and in that list of 7 napes theyeos oan who will live en- b shrined in the hearts of the Southern b people to the end of timen- The name I1 of Lak' is mmortal, and men will Scherish his memory' ,ad history re ," cord his glory while language exists. t r, The grasshoppers are down on . bleeding Kansas it seems, and have a entered upen their usual destraction sl tfour. Much suffering will be the eon - sequenoe, bat we take this occasion to give the people of that insect cars ed region a bit of advise,'and that is, a to come to Loubeiana where we have ,. no grasshoppers, and where mire re r. ward can be gained by the tiller of a the soil on one acsere, than on four ?n s. Kansas. it la Mat. Wells in the Surveyor's ofsce 9 of the Port of New Orleans, and Term SAnderson as Governor of Louiasisha, a will be a ftting reward to two of the 4 greatest scoundrels that ever disgrae- t Sed human shape-proven before the, Sbar of public opinion as helats and , is swindlers, they are well worthy the j ionsideration and snferage of the a Radical party; I. Moncure vs. Dubuclt. f Jt:Ib(M1 IIAWKINS 1)ISMISSES PAI'I..N- i TIFF'S CLAIM. ti Before the Superior District Court, o on Tuesday, came Ip for trial the I1 case of Morenure vs. Du)uclet, where. it in the former applied for a manda- 11 inmus to compel D)ubuclet to step down it and out of the State Treasurer's of- tI fice. a First in order for trial were the ex- e( ceptions filed by the members of the p Returning Board and D)ubuclet himi- ' self, settingforth, as the chief grounds, i, that the court was without jurisdic- a tion in determining coqtested elec- N tious. The exceptions were maintained, I and the case then coming up on its b merits the Court refused the manda- v mus and dismissed plaintiff's claim. MINDEw, Lt., May 17th, 1875. R. W. Taylor, Esq., Natcbiteches, La. DEAR SIR .--Please ship us to Con. tl shatta, care Abncy & Love, the barrel n of insulators, two coilt wire, and the ai spikes on storage at Grand Ecore. We concluded not to open an office c until we reached the river; our hands cl are now 8 miles from Coushatta, so oi that you see we will have the road cleared and poles up through to Ceu shatta, in a few days. We have been considerably delayed on account of 01 so much dead timber to clean up. It gi would not do to let this go undone. If we did, the line would get down too often. Please also advise me of the exact distance to Alexandria; the " shortest and best route to extend the P1 line from Natchitoches down. We fe want to make arrangements to extend w the line as soon as possible, and is T there any points we could open an of fice between the two places. We an ticipate rtaching Natchitoches by the si 15th of June. Yours Truly, J. L. BUCHANAN. 81 NATCIITOCHES, LA., May 24th, 1875. J. L. Bacluhann, eiq., Minden, La. F DAR SIR :-Your favor of May N s 17th, just to hand. In reply, I have t( .ordered the materials on store at w r Grand Ecore to be shipped as request- to ed. As to the best route to Alexan . dria, I have ascertained that the short- PI eat and best route for you to follow would be the beaten road. I can give yen more information, however, ai ' by a personal interview with you or - Mr. Davis. I will also add that in my I opinion, Cloutlervillo would be the d f most desirable point for your compa ny to open an office. Very Respectfully, R. W. .TAYLOR. 14 Judging from the average tone of p the northern press, we mean of course, a t the Radieal press, they have sudden- d Sly discovered what we. all along con B tended, that we were a loyal people. a a The conduct of Louisiana last year t , did more to convince them that the ' t restiveness of the whites of the South . was not caused by a desire to enter a into a second rebellion, but from the ' rule of thieving whites and ignorant t negroes. We agree fully with the Shreveport f7mec, that the Southern a people are more loyal to the flag and r government, than those blatant deme- a gogues of the North, and time will prove the correctness of the asser- i tion. I r We learn from the New Orleans i Times of the 19tb, that the Custonim ! House crowd is commencing already I d to prepare for the coming campaign. . Caucuses are held daily in Packard's t and Casey's offices and every offort will be put forward to secure the t State for the "truly toil.n " We think their efforts are fruitless I e -the reign of the thieves, liars and I d sconundrels, of which the- radical par Sty is composed, is fast .drawing to a -cloe, and, 'unless our people make i ,ai or madmea' of tllma elv2'the d neot election will result in their total dideemature.-Shreveport Timens. :' Some little stir is manifested in this section, but we understand that b although the colore4 men "got the o w6rd" as in th formet haleyon days 0 9f radicalism, but they heeded not, 'a nor did they coine. The "bugle blast" f days of thieves and robbers are.over, I and no more to "their ringing sound" d will the negro-rally. They .qgo lave SI felt the weight of the incubas, mad me wor ouat with the ruleof these 'ir bid me,.'; , Oar friends of bled River parish, ~ ground to death anmdr the. seubeus of the'.iatchel ring, are very mxa ' ions to have that parish broken up, P and the slices taken ef otters, return It ed. This is a matter calling for im d mediate attention, and it salbuld be -e the duty of our Legislators to destroy, d at thenext seessioo, adl these paished" to formed by the tladIeals as "starting f points" to reward thieves. We shall ' have something to say in relation to Sboth, Red River and Grant parishes at a length, neit week. B- Webog to refer.our readers to the a. two letters wtrhich .i pubished glse where in relation to. the telegraph n line. This will be eheeritng to all re people of enterprise, that the com-i in pletion of this line is so near, and in I a few days we will be assured com n mounication with the outside world. 5 4, Notwithstanding the hard times Se our young people are-njoying them. " selves in fishingpatmies, pick-naicks, of dances, &c.; this isa.. it should be, rn take life, no matte how dreary, as it comes; "laught to-day, for to-mnorrow , you may dien." m Ohio seems the last hope of theim SI hopeless Radicals; they long to hear 3e from it something to cheer them in - their mighty effort in 1876. At this eo moment, the thing most wanted is some one to beat oev. Allen, the e IDemocratic "war horse," and they Io are looking around generally with but little hope of success. HIis vacillhatirn. ~rlJi . hernan in New ()rl:utle und:r threats frr,ni the Con. se vlat ive. that Ithey wvoull break up the wholc scheme n f of compromise unq less they wre l0 t niitted to put their own consntructiozzn upon it, han cuhli. nated in at aterat to jIstifr thel, in the total disregard of his oft re. peated opiniom tha:t their cent ca ,a, illegal and in direct v isltiojn of the terms of the comn ronise. lie hal acted in a very strange and inconsist" ent manner, and comphlctely diesa pointed the Riglmiicans of this Staits who at one time reposed the ' implicit confidence in his judgi~n and fairness.--N. 0. Republican Mr. Wheeler. Mr. Wheeler ought by all menas have consulted the Republican ma before he wrote that letter. It is very sad.-N. O. Times. We have a slight idea of what stir the philosophy of the Republicas $ made-what "judgment and fairanst the gang it represents demand-.-a. rell, Wells, Anderson and that s, are "gentlemen all" to the Repli. can, and so is any one who will lp, cheat or swindle to benefit the pet of great moral ideas. We do nota.p. pose the whining of the "thieves Own will in any way disturbe Mr. Wheeler, or will in any way detract frg twlt gentleman's character and standing. The office holders undea Graat are running the "third term" part o tol programme for the "great silemt,Sgh follow out the wishes of that psr with faithful resemblence to hi.gu. They were completly dumb hi 1Ie~ Hampshire, silent in Connecticut al silent in Kentucky the other day, save a slight whisper to make Grant speak in which they said that Gant did not want a third term-so ths thought. Business is too dull to talk et Nothing in fact doing in our quiet town. Farmers are as busy as bee with their crops, and do notd tfin to come in and trade. Crop pris pects quite cheerin g. The dirty Beacher trial draws m an end, and we can hope that tlie press will be relieved of the shameM details of the nuisance. TinE D.oER of Foouxo w~tr BREACH LOADERS. - When brri loading rides were first intilraii among the Kickapeo Indis, -Ihm principle upon which the nespf are construceted was not exactly7 der the barrel of which opened aj1-t rear with a spring, and was at to the stock with a hinge. The got it open and put the eartridge mf then lie was deeply perplela know how to get the barrel its place again. After maklin dry futile efforts, he abaMndou;ae t attempt and carried the gun I with the stock hanging -lese. r,~ wthought he would use it as a elti 4 any nate, even if it wouldn't thuS. One day, soon afterwards, he h w. engaged in a disenssion with a s. rapahoe Indian-prohably ps sI bject of a third term for GTStV sonlething of thait sort-andt~l .. tempted to convince the other lu man of tie nnsonndnessof'i by whanging him over thle hesd the demoralized gun. As the struck the noble savage it shntm end of the barrel with a ploded ithe cartridge, ad i. a minute that exasperated the Kiekapoo section of the Je Ametiean ~ndian nrce was arond in the happy hunting in a eondition of unfeigue& ast ment. His bereaved famil l to load up that sacred rel departed head until they had a few lessons, but now, when as rapahee Indian presents . J opinions concerning third I such things, they lerforate him erly.--M Adler. A NoroTroUs MAlr TunarP ED Dr TilE P IDmmE .--I Habel, who pleaded uilty fo 1874, to the cbarg of boxes ht ths and whowo' tenced by'Jd ~c • United ltates Cret was paro esrdaby _. iident, upon tin mu dl _ I the Hon. Lysm Trqmain, ~ = David Wilter, the Hon. H. W ry ad, as the pardonstates,'i bher of stolen letters sad a ei key would onlock any letter boh 1a_ ceity were found u·pn bhl, adi P whose business it was to pnoeiF mailssakidthathe was the meng pert letter bo tbhlet ever ptSnr this conatry. .Lo In strongly condemning this p a United 8tates omdelal statedi day that, prior to blis aot ro hing letter boes in th.l f jir, Sfrt m Chfcb sb UC wid'ys, thatiferiminala like him. w! t pardoped after serving but o -i I primson, the United Stateiod u - acourts might as well be ele~ad l - t same odleial also msaid that th r ~ din had some' political sdaith which wold yet be madq: appI . *,-,,,w,- ;-! "Xow WnAT Ann Wi to SEditing a paper s anice baluI. Il we publid jotkes people say ws - I rattleheadd. If we omit Joue my we are an old foessil. Ifwe i lish original matter they damn P Snot giving selections. If we S - • solections folks say we are ItM not writing something they I#O W read in some other paper. If woli a man a compllmontary notleBLb ensured for being partiaL . I Snot give complimentary notices , say we are ashog. If we do notati to the wishes of the ladies dthe pI Sis not fit to make a bustle. t remain in our ofice and astteudtW. ' business folks say we are teep to mingle with our fellows.' If we oat they say we never attend t Oa a busin a. If we do not pay oar 13_! r premp~ly folks say we ae not to truste. If we do pay promptlj i Ssay we stole the money. If we. 5 poor clothes folks say basineassis I If we wear good clothes they a7 l a never paid for them. Now, what 5 we to do t SSecretary Bristow's favorits ..rr "Stills, so gently o'er me stealing.