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4 - -r -' SGVEs To Tilr LABOR OF AMERLLA TrE MARKET OF AMl.ERICA."-C.O4O0.. FI1iALIN, La., TIUISDAY, OCTOBER IS, 1849 -*** FOR GOVERNOR: A4LEEXA(DER DECLO'ET. FOR LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR: DUNCAN F. KENtER. FOR AUDITOR: Louis Bordelon. FOR CONGRESS: FOURTH DITRICT. o. oT. Ogdes. FOR STATE SENATOR: STEPMHE DmUNAN. FOR REPRESENTATIVES: OTAV 00ooRAY. F. D. ROEABDSONOr. FOR ellIFu : ETHAN ALLEN. FOR RBCOIRDR OE ORTOrAES. J. A. ouMARTRITr., FOR cs.l... S , y. VoURMY. WILSON MC'.ERALL rFO cono.a ; SJ. S. TARKIP TON. SW3rsTlarENDISrr or ePUUUC agnoor4 LFaM F 4tWIES will be ý! r asst ` Iguraone epp uu psaters to bane ' "Sm's ! be is yawise aa brace thepress i e agent f ur the' pac id jiib three weeks. Thme sugarihnoses or other sohby aPOisg to Mfr: s. comaere fid91(bert~iirs ing when thebit is r fi 3tri5!!p11 red ijoiS a t Thie tu t r I III to tbs `f ýie uarp ci s at'e uk -"SlY)CL~ C~~~)Iek· gewk temrwi. Wh yd1 _ ofthesprsht wektur tW*tl ao s tsSSciJi aiet~frrhaiC tbttuoiit+ýa is rute, S i a r r ra# bscw .ihhpsukh m c t ~r. sad a dearort q inem enttld ha -r t e pim.citit s tokr e us. Oat Tar bcfrc thrt ,dast. There is spuch happimess connected with most callings in life ; but the joys of an Editorl1 nre supedrltie. But little more than one year . has passed sihce we began to swing the pen for a a newspaper, and it is at the same time amusing e and oerplexing to look back and see how many b smiles and frowns have followed in our track. n We have bwaad of amplaints and compliment4, curses and blessings, rebukes and thanks that t have followed along after us like a multitude o e evil and good geniuses-solme subscribers have i let us in a pet, and others have volubteered to give psa lift il what they considered.a good cause. We have been blamed for telling the l truth in regard to men and speasures- blamed a for criticizing those whose conduct deserved cri- i ticism, and we have been several times blamedit for praising competitors in business, though our t Oltise vati honest and we thought deserving. i Smae-who never take our paper, and never read at but to find matter upon which to exer cise their sdapping and snarling propensities, have expressed a strong desire to break us a down, but unluckil for them their implements I of warfme were harmless, and like wounded sna"jes they could only snap and hiss. We feel F !ourselves at perfect liberty to advocate truth and expose error when the public good demands it' anl we shall exercise tbis privilege without I scrtples of any kind. Our property is but mue derate, but it iqcludes our press, pen and con-it science, and we should object to either of thenm c being hampered. Whenever we cannot he sus. I tained by the public in an independent excrcise 1 of those three important instruments, we will a sell out and try some other business. We have i chopped wood and hoed corn, and* conll do it t again it necessary. t We can bear td be snarled at, and blamed,I1 long as we have a consciousness that we are ing right, but the neglect to pay us our dues I in ash is what most afflicts us, and is hardest to bear. 1 - t ill anting. gomq a1 democrats of this place say that'1 houg . Wdlker was very quiet while hest iatim this parish, he was doing a successfull at sts hunting--that .he was at work t D the utch," ad thathe "gaiedl about u ,cIot s in Franklin."' Gen. Walk Smig' t have tried his still ating among our I tnsao population, but we do not believe he . e~ed much; nor do we believe the Germans, t vllge will thank any democrat foI re. BeE gthemt as guine to be trapped or e.s saed by. politcal hbaders. They1uo no beast l thathegnined qrMother votes in this place- do these democrats wish to represent the Dutch I of Frankli,a te only subjects for political smas anti trips is this ilagp 1 And will the a D7ataa iaa who boast, or whose a frimds beast ft' him4 that he easna.ed a docen Sthe. lad.t rIs traps.e . -v don' the Gbei thi tFpsg usae aar of this place? b e afraid ihat Oey could pot be canght t'or, did he think theys would remember that he once branded our no. tie hearted Judge Porter as "4 d--d Irish-t a t.? Every stliman, mad- -r ,,jb..r .q. should remember that expressin,--it came with dckh grace frotm the Gersai to brhraa iis atF h atLd frfribhamt , hbe ly t!ineet e imost i- tis-4 ig against him iylit oat I= at", wpm - oe3 Cor- w th s clIuete apdsote the through the s;th at · kisMt l :1 ýý ahaL .r' ý ~ I ; . _ , . i rf r '- _a Jabi Wf a 1 m~ 1 eaiisiU~~imtaa I~esh pb~A ats~ tdrbirk~penam. ky Ci~rdi osmy is wealhb," I Objctini~n s to .r. 1kclo0rt. We notice in the N. O. Courier of Oct.! 3d. a letter from a person in Attakapas, i i which the writer criticises Mr. Declouet's char-I actor, his stye of speaking, &c. T'he writer of that letter lives in Franklin, and still be says be is a neighbor of Mr. Declouet's, and is inti mately acquainted with him. Our neighbor. hoods here are tolerably large, but if ours ex. tends forty miles up the Teche, and iortv mnilesI below this, it gives us a scope of eighty miles in this little circle, and brings our neighbors some distnnce apart. The writer states that Mr. ie)elouet is an. honest man, but complains that he is stiff and aristocratic. Gen. l)eclouetaristocratic ! Does the writer mean that he is purse prouw ? that he ts regardless of the interests and well-bein.z of the poor ? that he is haughty and domineer. ing in his feelings ? l' such is the meaning, the' writer does not know 1Mr. Declouet, or, knowing; him, he misrepresents him. What mechanic,4 what overseer, what man in moderate circum. stances in this country that has ever been en:. ployed by Mr. Decloue, can sa, that he is oth. er than a plain, uaassuming. honest genuine re publican, heart and soul, as purely American in feelings and principle as any man that ever walk. led on American soil, or breathed Amnricaa air it was Mr. Soule's tondness lar European aris tocracy, European institutions and customs that made him so particularly oi'ensive in the eves of Mr. Declouet. He abomuinates the mock lordly feelings and mock pretensions of t:hose European adventurers who can turn up their no. ses atiour institutions, as Mr. Soui6 has been known to do, at the same time that they conceal their baseness behind the beautiful cloak of de. mocracy. The writel in question states that Mr. Declonet remarked in oneof his speeches That "Mr. Soule, the grand apostle of democ. racy, took a wrong view of the institutions of our country, and that we should all repent of ;having bestowed a senator's gown upon a for. eigner," and that Mr. Declouet also state- "Ah ! I fear, Ladies and gentlemen !-I tear the -interests of our country are not yet im pressed upon the heart of the apostle ofdemtoc. racy." Well, is this all ? Yes, these are the objec. itions which this writer raises against Mr. De. clouet. Did Mr. Declouet show himselfless republican in feeling by bis attack on Mr Sou.!6 Not at all Mr. Soule has never been Ameri canized and never will be. A. greater aristo crat at heart, a more decesttli and artful preten. der to democratic feelings, and republican prin ciples, does not tread upon the suil of Louisiana. .He has artfully assumed the name democrat, when his European heart is steeped and indeli. bly dyed in European aristocracy. He preach. es demoeracya'tis true, and so did King Rich ard preach scripture. That artful hypocrite :ays- • iBut then I sigh, and, with a piece of scripture, Toil them-that God bids as do good for evil : And aba I dlse :ay aked villainy 0 .Withbld odd ends, stoles furth of holy writ And seem a saint when I most play the devil" 'rand there :s no doubt that Mr. Soul:i laughs in hisI isleeve when be retlects upon his grave discour. sea on democracy, while his heart is in France, and he secretly sne4rs a: ,ernertzan tns:tutions.t When Mr. Deciourt said that Mr. Sou!6 took a, wrong view ofthe institutions of our country hei said what thousands of others ean say; and when he said we should repent having bestow. d a Senater's gown upon a toreigner, hoe said it with refeuence to Mr. 8oul6 alone, and spoke the truth. " The writer of that letter happens to be a Eu repea Frenchman, and therefore feels a deep inest in Mr. Soule. Ca be not appreciate Steeings of the Irish when they pspress la. ig o at Old Jn for calling Judge Porter a1 --- Irnshman 1" Yes, it was Old Jo that said that he "hated to be beaten by a d--d ishmeasn," (meaning Judge Porter) and a dete. 'oan, ackowledged to us- that he beard Gen. i.+~h y. "aso. Mr. Declowt speaks of Mr. as oreigoer, and thisdemocrat thinks it beah iar;hb.Gen. Waler eans call one otf oar id dibtingshed and scelleat pen-ta bhe enmaory reflects t .eil .creditj , can all a man "an in despair . )te aast h ! ooresp or ei a ipon ts who to ias6 ibbetea ee ie. of the parish wthin the s ' if theay asa have the beanits ao prpe a sqar, we fel we -wy wil u their is proesenta. We ar. happy to to acknowledge the mer its ef the dilreat tons of our parish. .I A Lines Iri.ten on returning from Oak Lawn, the seal of the late Judge and James l'orter. i, melancholy, wanader'd Along the garden walks, The plants were there, the shrubs were there, The flowers on their stalks; And I listened for the voices That ever brought to me Wit and wisdom, mirth and laughter, And divine philoaophy. And I cried-where are the voices ? Let me hear one single tone ? And I heard a voice--it,answered, They are gone ! gone! gone! Then I went unto the river, And I look d into the stream, For the shadows three, that side by side Within it used to glean- What ! two are gone ! There is but one, and that a shadow's shade, That is tading, and is fading. Andl will all full shortly litde. So I cried- where are the shadows ? What! Stand I here glone! And a voice cnil from the waters, Saying "g:ne ! g,ene! gone! I went into the halls, to see if I could find The finrms that used to greet me With a welcome, frank and kind. What! are none here ? yet on the walls Hlants each fa.nliar face, And the desk and chairs are in Their old tjliliar place; So I said-What ! stand I here, in their halls, and all alone ? And a-still voice answer'd-yes! They are gone ! gone ! gone ! So I turn'd me from the spot Where once I lov'd to go, For the daylight of the place Had been buri'd low ! low ! And I said--'ll go no more, To where I once lov'd to be, For gone ! gone ! gone ! Is all they answer me. And it will break my heart To stand there all alone, And hear no sound upon the air, But gone ! gone ! gone ! 0- Gen. Walker has been received in Ouachita, Union and other parishes in the north-west of Louis iana, with enthusiasm. Wherever the veteren goes, bhe wins all hearts. He will receive a vote in those parishes that will delight his friends, and overwhelm his upponeuts. Accounts from all parts of the State speak of his triumph as certain. In this city. he will receive a larger majority than was cast for Johnson. Declouet will receive ler thaa,)eby's. It is easy to fgure the resol.-Cae gs gai s BAmderd. Yoeu don't say so!! Why how this Stan dard man talks! This gigantic stripling must think himself uncommonly mart, and his read. ers uncommonly foolisb. Gen. Walker receiv ed with enthusiasm ! Why he slipped though St. Landry, St. Martin's and St. Mary so quietly that people hardly realized that he had been amongst us. We did not notice any special ac apnt of him in ohe St. Landry and St. Martin's papers, and we thought they were hardly aware that he had paid thetn a visit. When the General came to Franklin we beardebnsiderable said about the Brass Band that accompanied him, but there was very itttle said about General Walker. Old Mr. Berwick, ofBerwick's Bay, has generally excited much lmoe interest when he has visited Fraklin than fGeneral Walker did. and be never had a bras. band with him either ; ,and still he never in his ]li laid claim to high station or public honors. Thoeacoouss ain the city papers about Ge-. eral Wilker's upuplarity inthe country, and about his e chig - the ethmsiasm amuwo the people. are like wooden autegs and white oaks hbas-they are atidas amslactuacred by rogues, ad are inteded to ceat peple with; and the Cospaigu SamdI ai ppears to Ido a pssty' good business in that line. We are obliged ei. ther to qQuestion liammy's asmrnes, or his hem. esty, sad as -it iit wound his slf esteem to quetid his youthfil shrewdm ess, we shall be obliged o dou~r w he cnuslders his hams e i 4ppoess the Tariff on ugar, rp oposes Abe interest of every M u sd chils thisPme .Parish r -is SAAC E.. iSB!! Ir s ,, oh la era gaprrssask. and ftib t r anklnVtlA __to cot -'bue GEN. TAYLORh oiabe . 1somue of the no e Aasgn arms! ISAAC'!. M ": *ided in the Franklin taters wdritter l _' a i Si.Goeagpees, egetid to or Wrist bimby his comaiwneats :,al , anothe r du a , 0* 5:. MORSE ! ha Theak ua m Handled was. a fair edmpeaation or between Losisiana and S$12,000as for mil .a sesu.'r Itne A gesoleaso observing his -orse to show str symptom of biting alay as she was pas. sing 6, observed -Mly horse, madem, consid. ers allfl"esh as grass." , onsth and'ý i;hih. Why do not our citizens wake up to the im. portance of shortening the distance from Frank. Iin to the upper part of our parish ? Are our citizens aware that often we :,ass Mr. Plehber's, and travel about nine miles by way of Indian Bend to MIr. G. L. Fuselier's, we are still but about two and a half miles from M1r. Pdcher's ? What an immense amount of time has been wasted by our citizens in travelling around by Indian Bend to go to Jeanerette's ? And how much inconveniene:, too, for our citizens in the upper part of the parish to sweep around a dis. tance of nine miles to gain two an:d a half in their trip to and froml tFranklin ! During heavy rains, and when the roads are bad, the inconve nience is extremely great. o Many ofthose who would be accommodated by this road pay heavy taxes, and they can claim the benefits of a new road at the point we have named as a right. 'I'heir taxes will help build our new court house, which is quite a heavy expense--can we not afird to help make two and a halt miles of road, which would ac commodate so many of these citens ? Besides, the parish would save the cost of the road by the reduction f!' the amrnunt of mileage paid to jurors. Man;y of the jurors from that neigh borhood would be glad to return home nights, instead of remaining in Franklin. and the short ness of the distance woull enable them todo it, if this road mere cut through. The extremes of our parish would be thrown in closer contact by this means, which would be ao advantage to the whole parish. It would help our village greatly' by being brought into acloser connec tion with the Au Large. it will break up this effort made in the upper neighborhood to divide the parish ; tfor we are credibly informed that the distance, and inconvenience in attending court is the great argument offered in favor of dismemberment. Upon the whole, we think our citizens above have great reasons for complaining at the tardi. ness which has been shown in regard to this Iroad, and there is no justice, nor reason in put. ting the matter off any longer. The Crisis. We appeal to every sober mart of both political parties to say if our country is not upon the ere of a crisis which demands th:at every mlan give his vote honestly at everyelectionu. "hat does a single glance over the political field of our country discover? We anwer-it discovers a state of things which should make every hon est republican heart quake with t.ar for the fu ture. Since the 4th of March, what has been the character of the opposition to the administration of Genera! Taylor ? The true answer to this question should raise a b!ush of shame upon the check of every democrat that has uwaited in the opposition. 'rhat opposition has branded our magnanimous chief magistrate, as a liar, a trai tor, a hypocri,. an imiece, a dxa rd, and with every vile epithet that the ipos: ii!finwus minds, infected with political madness could invent, Gracious God! has it comne to this? that an honorable and patriotic citizen of this repullic for the crime of having been elevated to the chief magistracy of the nation, is to be branded with infamy, and tredted as a highway robber, or a pirate on the high seas? Gen Taylor, dis. ;honest! Gen. Taylor, a liar!! Gen. Taylor, a dotard ! ! ! Did an imbecile cut his way through the hbsts of his enemies at Resaca a._ Palma, Palo Alto, and Monterey ? Was it an imbecile that, with 5,000 Americans, routed and put to flight 20.000 Mexicans, Santa Anna with to lead them to battle, on the field of Buena istat ? general Taylor a scoundrel, and an ike"ile f That viper tongue that utters so base a alas - der,wad that hand that would pen a libel so in famous, should be pied forever. What can we think of the'character of the press, whichb from the western lmnits of Texas to the eastera boundaries of Maine, is daily pouring forth such a volley of libelous abuse against our chief mag. istrate ? The infamous associates of Cataliae were not more reckless and unscrupulous in their principles than is the opposition press of our country. Our country should be alarmed at the desperate and malignant ckracter of that opposition. Disappointed ambitn is at work. Political madmen are in the field. The opposi. tion press is managed by men who have tared maniacs from disappointment, and who are will ing to sacrifice their country, their consciesees and their honor for the sake of breaking dwmn Gen. Taylor and his administration. Baraebra ers, Hunkers, Free Soilers, Abolitionists, .Nlli fiemr-the followers of Beston, Calhoue, Van IBuren and Garrison, all the material of deqpar on, maedness and infamy, north andpouth,asta and west, unite in a hell. begotten cr agaiast the administration, and unless thial. mi~~nissttii, like the rock of Peter, can defy ete very "gates of belt," it would seem tat it Bhest fall before an 'opposition so reckless amt unprincipled. We caution very man wboloves bis country and its instihutfmes to be carsM at. his vote be given in support of sound m1e _o and t interts of our isetoved country. V notTLDUs To SEOWLU.3 I tb ei* w frm oe sI *- M wba# a ., t .l. p.aeh. hoe s y aeorerul d dThe d eias, by their eorss have erasd fr the pe* 7 *e kats pindeCoagesgiO5 a s r ta. -Tey have a e, . hems ditoefshees, isu psreeamet of urdoers antie.n u pris, a d h.avu.t ts be sdit as d labor. Thel pdmy tai Luisinm as it has esve other asp the U a is which it has eiled fr a seleof yeas. They rold arMsh lser sand euerys&L gelse for the sake of deali a blew tOse pitalUss, whilp the whigs go ogud ml ipsrty even though capitalists sho du ive at from R. We ay thete .Nwhis "o te shoulder" in the rbfor s triamph aver rror. and for the asieelf gpa. eral prosperity. _ _ '3p "Auda'," "Plaindealer" and Q" woes received, hutwe are of the opinion thi it would no be good policy to publish them uder siea iancircestasoces. They have meriwad gie. 1ge in them, but we most beg the aotar to en curse us for not publishing them.