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* . ShsSIÜ to y îi#î • : ■ c ' : Vfc-' ■te- .-«V - H*»®*- m >« ■ J ■ -■ j «P* - :.,■••"r ; SP»«!« i 1 ** "i< *4 ■ -t * ' KX'J® M ,-v'^:: i '$ wlm us oat tilt« «ikI mm:: Ecore t frei gbt wipC' ® h ringing all Grand at I card ratë&n|i own at as low sis fifty we believe. The war e Grand Ecore packets » Brownsville he other me «88 ish by vi? reinber lï ietunmi| ïheated will Avf3Wf*W:; the vH Î ' .;>! f a | L v"' : -4.;- -*H\> « •;';7^?Tl »# pi «boald we < nit the: v Jpw''Ûé char ,t%jlnive overlook many^faiilts and impei fee that have attended the years'* course of the Caucasian, ) anil we shall Vver be grateful for both the support and charity. Wo wight suggest in extenuation r many faults und in explanation lé in tlint a j sacrifice w*fl(ft%not repay a. id I loll can be mcaRUted only by the recollect ioij of struggles, anxiety ap d perplexities, tliat were weari some and harassing. The practice of another profession demands the time i t'would be ueces sary for us to Id we conti itationi en foroi ■ let them ja e to the paper |t, and we feel ntiiiuing what a campaign ^first started. t is before the of it, and we k theiu to be. as len in pavÉ^g sente e only that ^ shall be ac with an holiest purpose slstent endeavors to serve alously. friends and patrons the inakes'its most respect nd bids them farewell ! u—This wMiulai: 1 rn'fllppCwfi and will ' eontl ïulartri E 11^ ft tri |*rà , Km -itutf w ' ^ W S J 'K^^ IBB tW-fingert brain weary, he Ad drudge, and work fcöm Ko. 1, to Ko. 52, the an exacting, discrimi inexorable public, t praise when it is dis for hvm to praise, and n he would rather praise keep his Editorial sails all the time to s«iil with cut of public opinion, or the pnbUe will not be bread and easing this very sàîtieipabflc. If they were all of the saine opinion upon all sub jects the sailing would be easy enough, but where, as is almost al .wlyi the case* there is a division of opinion, then the cOnntry Editor must try balancc of the-,, j' m Ä « ust how niat ly he can iéJridgô pole body will jtftper!" So l^pcePm »»fît in ad to tit« en urne m has to sjiy some big fellow ures already sometimes he it things about be ready to re ceivc him or to expect to receive him oft the morning the paper comes Out with pistols and kuives and sticks ct cetera. Ugh ! The country Editor is a much abused individual. lie has one chance though and that is when he thinks^iud he has got a fellow down and got everybody down on him to keep driving away at him, and punching him and poking him in the short rib^ Jipt to see bim wince. And 1 - lit morning when the fel s tired of that sort of fun thinks the joke has gone far enough, the country Editor will find himself minous a head or feel a punch in the short ribs with something else than printers dag géri and then his last chance is gone. From a continuance of this kind of a way of vegetating on this ittndaue sphere "Ministers and hgenls of grace defend us !" nd now for all this varied and gihg woi k what pay does our fltry Editor receive % One would iali that the ram sou of a king id be i|ibr" ! imitt Ut poor compensation and toil so U»g i yet he receives ce and eveu that .8, so that hand at thee or a keep he toil %' 4t m ur we ness of m US in jus te quill of re with tiiis to slightly in ~ ot our read Ihèbu«' and i Wqi paid is the aveta^ a famine bot I will l »e a fearful advance in the price of straight spirits. I com m end to the tender hospitality of the good peo I v %r- t t. is „ m!.. pie of Missouri, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and this these gentlemen examiuists they will not be rt ban ditti, tire-eaters nor Ku-Klux," for we never send any of them abroad. The party may take a Bantit along in 'a cage for the benefit of the Chicago Inter Ocean it it goes through Chicago. The State Fair commences here on the lith of will accept of an overture May next, lasting will be a grand occasion. Visitors from every city in the State will be present with their productions Agnen] tnral, Mechani cal and animal. Already are en tries being made from other States, Southern, Western and Northern are the display of stock and the handiwork of man and woman. While it may not be as extensive as that of the great St. Louis Fair certainly will be as varied and as interesting. To add to the attrac tions' of the occasion the Texas veterans will have their annual* meeting and a grand encampment of all the Military Companies of State is ordered by the Governor. The State Press Association will hold its meeting too and the Night ly Monarch of the realm ot Mirth, puissant highness Couius has signi fied his iutentiou of being present und grand ball in his honor by his liege subjects. No better time than this can be found to pay Texas a visit. All nature arrayed iu that usual splendor that she ouly assumes in Texas in the spring.time* will smile her benison of welcome to all. Her ten million Ûowei s of our praries inshrined and rivaling the rainbow, imparting their sweets to the gulf breezes will add her efforts to the occasion Texas just uOw is cursed with two or three traveling Can Can troupes composed of brazou hurtots who llourish their filthy indecencies in the faces of the people, but Hous ton true to morality and virtue has prohibited their exhibitions withiu her corporate limits. The Texas Real Estate drawing J. E. Foster, manager has been postponed until the 13th of May during the Fair The E^ductiou of Tickets to $100 will insure a full drawing as Capt Foster has the full confidence of the entire public. Our farmers are busy with their crops and corn is up in some places already, and would be generally but that we L ve bad too much rain. ALCANTRA. mm! tjp* We desire 4o refurn our thanks to our numerous friends who have.,favored us with their advertise ments, as well as to our subscribe^» for their snpport' which enabled kèep from losing money with .^tbej They h^ve our sincere j that »iôilîrl m" m me m ■rpjei an attitwde »rWo hundred and twenty feet. TtàWôod is extremely, banl ami <lural»iii while every part of the tree is of commercial value» Itsâowers furnish abundant hotte^, and by their means the bee lin bc e)| ^ n ^ t icated in Austmlia. Should the tree be planted i» treeless wastes of Spain, there sfs no doubt but its effects would be most, advantageous in creating rains and ^improving the climate. In Corsica, too, its presence would bu a blessing. In the sixteenth century this island was richly wood ed, but, by a reckless disregard of consequences, it has been entirely denuded of trees. , A decoction of the Eucalyptus is said by physicians who have used it in the malàriait fevers of tropical countries to be eqnal to quiniiitt as a tonic, and numbers of cares have been effected by it where th»latter medicine had failed. Many differ erent medical prepapartious have already been obtained from the tree, which are recommended iu intermittent fevers, consumption, rheumatism, sbrofula au<l other diseases. Various preparations use ful in arts and industries have also been manufactured, such as tracing pa|>er, a preservative for iusects and anatomical specimens Eu calyptus oil, etc*. The trees absorb an enormous qnautity of moisture from the soil, and, when planted in marshy lands, speedily drain them dry. The volatile exhalations which they give off correct a malarial atmosphere and make it pure and wholesome. Many instantes are quoted where fever has prevailed iu certain locali ties, rendering them almost unten able, nutil the Eucalyptus was planted, when, in the coarse of a year and a half, the climate would experience a total change, and healthfuiuess be permanently es tablished. The Eucalyptus belongs to the myrtle family, 'and is evergreeu. There arê a number of species, mostly natives of Australia—a few occurring in the Malay Archipela go. The leaves are entire aud leathery.— Chicago Tribune. BP For the first time in years the supply of shingles in the Alexandria market is exhausted. It hns for some weeks been impossible to buy even one thousand in town. This shows two things ; that the rains and creeks cut of the shingle making and that there is considérable im provement going on. This is • an encouraging sign. The Lesse of the Bayou Rob ert toll road will be pleased to have the ladies and gentlemen of Alexan dria take their eveniflk ridas - as soon as the condition o^lpie roids will make it pleasant, 1 anj^töll for mere pleasure riäesif* to Rapides Pai the birth place horse Lex" been ' hi# EdP* Our last weeks issue contained a typographical error in attributing^ being credit ned uld Uto he place entl m m -.-m . ; -• km » »We«» earl « ÜBE ling hi that coiwho mei tokens of any ki of remembrance, that strange einotftwÜi wmwith which the tiny félié of mi intn-h that was puce dear can thrill the soul. Only now and then do ^ dare to take it from its hiding ** it in the palm, press it to ti»e check, and use it as a taTis t,,we must per É«!i work a day «trengih to ~ WÊÊM maato for«« farj wofBllar do if^i battie. We do not whiehyo# er the -tii head,the that once low, a parent*« does it matîer, for all love ltiJts es senoe in that part of il- that ou«, lives death, is alike and equally pure, but we know that there ia nothing- like it to yon anywheee. There are no words for the thooghts it brings. They mock language. As you tonéh it, and gaze at it, you have nothing to say. Yoa feel the thorns of yonr dead rose, that «a all, and the wounds they make bleed.' - . A FABXKtt called at the house of a lawyer to couault hini' profession ally. "Is't Sqneer at homer he inquired of the lawyer's wife. He was answered uegativrfy. After a moment's hesitation a thought re. fieved 1i |m. "Webby yourself can gi' me information as weil as t' Squeer, as ye're his wife." . The kind lady prtnni-seil to # so if ahe found it in her (lower, aud the oth* er proceeded as follows ; "Spoaze ye were an old white mare, an* I should borry ye to gwang tö mill with grits on yer bae k,an' we should get no forder than Stair Hill, when all at once ye should back up, aud pirch up, and kneel down backward, and break yer darned otd neck, who'd pay for yet Fot 1—darn me if I wonld I" The lady smiling told him, as she closed the door, that as lie had himself settled the case, advice would be superflues. V CP* )Ve have all the material on hand which we have used in the pub lieation of the Caucasian and it ia possible that may occasionally imme a gritofföus^ number should occasion äffet or U m inducement be sufficiently gri«H# BP Mrs. K. Sehmialiusky bas just received from tfeir Orleans aud opened.a large and earefnlly select ed stock of Groceries which are to be found for sale cheap at her New Cash Store to - on Fnnt Street. CT With the fair weather of this eek our planters bavé been able plant eaue and corn and we be hat they have bsen pretty ly engaged in that work all weekl - We notice with pleasure the of two of onr worthy repre ss, Messrs Stafford and looking infine health after -winter's sojourn in New Or Capt. Jeffries we believe has aot reiurued as yet.