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SUty CIITJIpON--Thrse Dellars.d afty cets per am- carl
assl ifpaid i advance; Five Dollars per asan, af ot abili
pad in advance.
SIlNOLE COIES-Tea Cents. yuan
______ _ ·and
SPECIAL NOTICE.--WFFrom and after 29th In
.pelmber. 1860,' the charte for,inerting~l'Peraal reer
Cards will be TWO DOLLARS PER LINE. re
*rThe CeateIsttOem uad the Equaltll the
t ltuate--UOhee are the symbelatols e" bo
erlTastln Umleos 1-BRECKINRII)E. ing
For F President, ten
Of Kutetucky. tair
For Vire-Preside-tI, pet
Of Oreguun. th
Preslenllal Eletor. itn
lta Elnteorf District.-Judge oTl"I-' lt $ eta
SEAU, Electer-PIERKE LA0. l'l:. uh-li.e- lr
ad Diriet.-BERNARD AVEIN(', Elelctu-- m.'
C. D. YANCY, ubh-Elector. li
3d Disric-TRASI)MOND I.ANIDRY, Elector
-F. 5. GOODE Sub-Elector.
49A Didried-b. B. 2IMMIME, Elector-JI L.ES
LsBLANC, Blb-Elector. op
5ih District-JULLES . 01.1 VIER, Elector-J. ten
K. ELGEE. Sub-Elector. ha
6th Diitries-W. M. L.EVY, Eecctor-W. R.
PECK. Sb-Eleetor. '
Democratio Ilalterrm. l
Reaeeed, That the platform adlpted by the D-. g,
merrtti py at Cincinnati he alffired willt the h*
followiyng ,s itioes :
I. Resoleed, That the government of a Territory
orgainsed by as act of Congress is iroviiontl and l
temporary, and during its existence all ritizens o C
the United ltate have an equal right to settle with
their property is a Territory without their rights, to
eitherof person or property, being destroyv-d or im- it
peired by Co eional or Territorial legslation.
2 RaIsled. That it is the duty of the Federal se
Govermaes is all a deplartnrta to protect, when co
scesar, te rights of peenson and property i the or
Territorte and wherever elane its Constttutiontnl as
. R'.dsal. That wne suttlers in a Territory re
having a adequnte popelation to form a Stae Coe
seitutie, the rights of soereignty commence, nod t
b eng en atad by as admission into the Uns- fr
Sthey stad on as equal footing wlth the peop'lt
of other Stals; sad that a State thus orga.tsnd
le t t be a udmitted into the Federal Union, whe- eC
thur ins oastitution prohibits or recogainse the is- su
atituties of slavrny.
4. Resaled, Thnt te Demerlatic party se in p
Iovr of theseq atins of Cube on suech tern as i8
shall ba enorsbke to ournslves sadjust to Spats, at dc
ibo earliat practicable moment.
. mesu '1ed, That the snmeutsa of te Le- t
gislWure te d Ief t the laithl execution of the F.
gitive Stlve law are hostile is character to and sub
wmives ofthe Cosetitntiosw i revolutionary i their eq
L. *lselal d, That the Democracy of the United
lStat esnsegaie it as as imperamtve duty of thbi wi
OGewerent to psset saturalised citiseas in allsti
their eights, whasher at hems or is fueiga lands, to i
aun as lxlte s native-hors caisea. fr
And wheresas, On of thu gruste t secehsies of the
sr a, ps'ehicl emmebacial, postal and mlitanry
ett view, is a speedy cmmunicmeatie between uI
le tale and Atlastuc coasts; theretore, be it
7. bJased. That the Natuenal Demeeratic party 
i hbasby pledge teeumslvs to sen every mames in m
their p e to secure the psag of some bill to the
W of hl e eseitdol oatl oi"f Congress di
Ar the eemetsrates of a Paeise ailroad, frem the ,
Mli River l to the Pcile Ocean, at the earliest
pase .mmeL Iw
SCamsetltutie and thu EqUaalityft e etatre!
Sarresrm ame es. Let tIhese he he
sing u ete thpeoqle." (J. C. Dre kLaridg.
*Istel d t heeking u thu 1U1r , we intend as I
gthu nsdtseute . (J. C. Ircmaridga.
"We w b n naees as IHsetI m th sbe I we
eew th Oease etioes ad thu lautes under 0t, end their
Let'it M Impeaed opoe every voter not
Ully iequaI d with the uature of the vari P
ma Pruidsi ial ticket that Brreckiridge c
md Lme Ticketl to e geuile, mat have
upeami, umd the head of "Preldental E.
hegW i" th Iblekwing ame:
We de mt ecooe my oe of bein bae e i
amELg iee ea t iuket with tinm naesof I
rLaierkge sad L at th top, fqr Prs- I
dut mad Vie Prmaidet, with ell or Douglea
3llgu hemetlh, tht the iwo et Ibu e I
v iete m t ho sdledd oat ofd k m hi an ite. I
We do ao pe tho lgrounds that caution costs
thing, and that to be aFotewmrned it to be
kmc lsm to it thatevery vetr we have i
Sthe rib kg a to the pol4, by some means
er other, Ift ik dia bled, sad beo oa go
withest danger to his hath.
Noanc Pesadary.--Hving run com
pletely dry, emr oellotor sad oumrself will be
firamd, amodiaotIly afr the electioo, to wait
o al tha ied wh o have honored our of
ee with tbhir work, ad our books with tbelr
aurenst ,. saud Squatter !- tion.
erellmty. to a
The name of Laurent J. Sigur-the lear- that
ed and eloquent advocate and tribune, the unlot
fearles and pure minded politician, the just ed p:
and generous citizen-will ever remain among Le
the brightest in the esteem and honor of those us u
of his native parish who admire superior ge reare
nius, wisdom and worth. No man in his the d
State among its private citizons, and few if of Dl
any in a public capacity, ever had a greater stitu
c!aim or reputation for high statesmanship tenac
abilities, for political foresight, and for all the i teet
qualities in fact which shed lustre on man tic.-s
and his memory, tihan did Laurent J. Sigur.- in i
In all the walks of his short but glorious ca- actic
reer, whether in public or private life, it was patr
as evident and inelfaceable as the impress of
the anvil, that principle, and principle alone,
above all feelings of sellishness or of grovel. A
ing ambition, was the guiding star of his life, thre
"come weal or come woe!" Iton,
These remarks were induced from the cir the
cumstance of this lamented citiz'n being p,
again brought to our nind in conseqtuence of reru
the course he took in 18.57, in defence of the by t
very principle for which the friends of Breck- whi
inridge and Lane are now contending-whiclh prei
was the cause of the Constitutional Democ- preo
racy of the South withdrawing itself froi the day
abolitionized Democracy of the North untler beyt
the lead of Doug!a.--and which, if he had con
lived, would have placed the gifted Sigur, to- to
day, alongside of the equally gifted and pa- to
triotic Yancey, in battling for Southern Rights i m
and the E(quality of the States. cur
A fr lend hias called our attention to a sen- vo" t
tence in an extra of the ,iuiithrn .irRtliel of i
Sept. 14, 1857, (wh ch he furnshesd us) con- ;lee
taiinng a report of Mlr. S g'ii spi, ech in this are
place. Ttat sentence diavu ged the ,lluent et
Ipepkcr's idea of Squatter Sovere iniy. that L'I.
n e t!le snh'ct that is now eliv ding u:. lead tte
thi- fllowg. then, friends of Sigur, who whi
lav' him so g'orroua a tuajoriti' for C'ongress fan:
l In ;;7, ai' a-l yo,.rselvcs it you sha'i not cor
stand f- hll, pr ziijlles now, and by the party lits
ie wi on: l have stood by if Irving, as yiu so and
i iobiy -trod by him on the 2d of Novietnber, tile
r I~5,; cn
".il. ~'~inr e ndt,.i L thiat :,ny ,one ,let
oppo.,L tt the odioms d 'trni-I' I,,' iluat- d,"
. ter . vertrienty insisted that '.,ni'r:*ss ,I()
had nuo mitrIl oviir the. 'l'itori.,, i i..1
was a.tu: ally :alveitaling sue :s d tri.e ani
iidit,.i !k. r e ir . Ih' s i, t.hat flee'
right ti ac linnre in.tii'l thei right t, i"
t. g vern. If the t iuoVlernii'iit ,'lci.: tni.
t int. the psse'ssiion of territiry, it iI the
rie n l t~ govetrin it unt lier tihe: I'i ti- , il
d tutilln--ti 1rilt'ct lithe' n iiin ni iiteri - pI'
ests of I.he, p'i-lh' lof eaich State in siii ne
s, territory, their rights in ,lnigratlill:g to I, e
it, and to secure protection to thelm- i
'al selves and prrolr tty when there. Tlhat, fro
en consequently, this hypoithesis excludes pr
or destroys the correctness of the pIrin- t
ciple of Squatter Sovereignty, as this
C7 recognizes tile right of a people of a we
A territory, ill its territorial sIh:tle. t, me
as- frame their own laws--thus effectually so
Sexlhudil fr,,no tho en jllyment or piurti- ha
. cjpation in the political cmleti,n of i e
s- such territory those whose desrnptipin of mni
i~ property was objectionable. That this I by
as is a dangerous and most ,iniquitoui mi
" doctrine, said Mr. Sigur, no sound Sou
.- thern or national matt can deny." me
This was the principle-the principle of is
sir equal national rights-which fired the bosom th
ed of Mr. Sigur in 1857, and which now burns re
wbi with a steady glow in the breasts of the Con- ra
I stitutional Democracy of 1860. Is there a do
friend of the lamented Sigur who could doubt Lt
y the position be would now take, were he yet da
ea upon the soil and among the people he loved it,
so well I Is there one in Iberville in whose c,
i memory there is a bright green spot for their th
as distigu shed friend and fellow-citizen, the it
once eloquent defender of our hearthstones, b
who will not now cling to the doctrine and 1t
the partylwhich he would have dclung to; or
se! who will not on Tuesday nest vot ms he
Swoould have voted, to preserve intact the gua
Is sauteed institution and privileges of his sec _
' tion, under the constitional rights and equali- ,
r ty of the Statest Will not Bayou Goals, o ci
thet oeeuasion, give such evidence of its pride cl
Sia being the home of its learned, eliquent tI
D. and patriotic son, who now lies at rest so tl
nt near it, in the shade of the myrtle and th p
iri pine?9 We are sure of it It would be di
cult for us to believe that its love for him and ,
e his teaclhigs could so soon bet forgotte.
E.l .-
ogr Iatra kpleeM t
Our subscribers, may well believe that we
are untiring in ear ueertios and our enter
prise, in laying before them, regardless of e 1
peme, not only an onuscal quantity of in I
Stractive and entertaining reading matter
weekly, upee the na and event of the day,
bt asim in giving them the latest ad most
m Important documents of the eamnpaign, apart
a of from the material of our regular isseue. They
. carcemly thoubght, when learning of the great
lis speech in New Orleans of the eloquent and
a patriotic Yaemy, that they rwould have it laid
is. before them so esrly i an anste supplement
sts of our paper.
hbo ead this speech, eitieas. Coming at such
a moment from a Southern statesman who has
made the interests, the welfare, and the rights
under the coastitution, of bhisetion, the sta•
NE dy of bis life, it deserves the most serious
p in perusal. It esonnt ail to ezxcite the public
mas mind-to leaed it to the moat solemn reSection
S--and in directing the theaeht it induces, to
that crisis so near at hand, which, like the
murmuring volcano, is awakening the peqple
on to a danger, the magnitude of which they can
be only arrive at by what has occurred through
ait similar esemmm in the world's history-robbing
ro- a people of their coastitutional rights-when
er bod flowed from hamos veins Ilke veins of
lara down the mountain's side after so irrup
tion. But every patriot ho-mn s ti pray G6. 1) The
to avert, in our peaceful and prospcal-us lend,
that most tearful of catastrophes, the riot of Th
onloosed passions among a brave and outrag- Tplace
ed people. on th
Let us then do as Mr Yancey directs-let was
I us unite to crush the viper, whose head is racy
reared in all its deformity and malignity, as i th(,se
the destroyer of Slavery and the repres utative I wisl
of D)isunon. Let us, unittd as skillful con- of clt
stitutional dentists, and under our brave just
teachers, Breckinridge and Lane, pull the char.
teeth out of tlhis vper of Pr.-jud ce and Fanis. and a
I ticsni by means of the ballot box; or, If faill pa-t
Sin:i in tiat, he still united upon that course of reat
action which our State, in its wisdom and thiat
patrioti-m, may direct. nh
ino ra
.... .. ~ iluck"
W'bo momentuous Days l twn n
A few hours nmore and the great pulse, now l ,,
throbbing ath the hopes and fears of a ia ! of th
tion, will be stilled-but whether stilled by A. Si
the knowh.ilge of continued public peace, chari
prosperity anud isaptpinius, asiiin.g out of the forn
result of the Prlc-Idential contest-or stdied thie
by that calm of the internal human elements, tlIPV
- that
which like the external of nature, generally tie a
precedes thle muttering: of the tornado-rests aria
upon the choice of the ballot-box next Tues- left
day. The people of lberville-as the peop'e prol
i between the Atlantic and PI'cfic shores of our I
continent-will be called upon on that day ap'Ip
to exercise this function of a freeman on the appi
most ninotentuls occ'aion that has ever oc- ton
curred since they arr rid at the age of legal the
voters. hlo
l'ance, th.bn, people of Iherville-reflect ~as
SIcp; up-.n the i-sues at stake. If your mu ds lu'I
are 0 ii."id tIowards oihter carl tidates and oth- I
it ct pa , i.i s than these ,.f H1iHckitiridge and Prit
t Lirne andt the Fluahliy of Ile Siants, look to Phi
di the great ptr cip:as of ('n-t i. tional K ght .'1,"
o which are now in thi I,alan-e w it tiiho of the
s fanatical Repubhlcans-anil thlin brin"t to the i
it cores of i our hearts, where moral courage Ie
y ti s, the will "to dare and do" in the selecting ed I
to and depiositng of uitch ballot as will pre-ent tld.
r, the gr atest .stren.thi in opl,,sitin to the eat
comnutn enemy. I)o but !'i. with a feeling tl;io
i 1levd of alnil praju tice, andl we have but little ia
t- d.,' t t that the I tnes of th,'e patriotic men. Ipow
I.N! IN I ' l . ' IIRECKI\iIRF1 aGnd .IOSEPII and
ItN I.\NE w:1 bi in your t ekt is thr Pi't,-alent inet
and V.. .. I . s ,- i "lint of thil ' Unitle! States. ah
.\t thi r tiat ar the caanva-'--the mnomen-.
' tuuts d;.v ii so r, i ar at hand, when, thrt i- i i
thi m-d:urn of the ha' it-Lx---o-aethn: i10
I ,ike the meld uttn if the crnic-l'e Ibev wh.ch thi, ca.
- purity aof gad is tested--tllhe viim tn and wul..- I
' ne..oal our irstititions and frrm of give i Tri
i meit sieO as if ti-y were abut to he sub
Sjicted to a trial wIlich separ:,tes the drosta
', from the pure metal-or, we might mire up- I
propriately say, an pccasinn which was to test the
the Inte'ligence and patriotism of our citiz",ns-- l sup
we feel, hard as re have to.led anld struz'ed, ,
ti mentally and ;hys:cally. in saj rtaf a ciuse,
ly so dear to the Southern heart, that our effolr ts si
ti- have been weak and futile, in viea of the Ino
of peril of those great principals of self govarn ton
of nlert founded en equal rights, brought ablut the
iis by the "higher law" doctrine of traitorous of
us minda. wr
'U- But it is too late now to enter into any ne
more argument at this day. Argument now t
of is at an end. Action is now the word. That
• ea
am that action in this parish will maintain the oam
na reputation and integrity of the true I)emoc is
n- racy of iberville, there can be no matter of lia
a doubt. Let every friend of Breckenridge and eat
Ibt Lane then, be "up and doing" early on the as
et day of election, secure his ballot and deposit tio
red it, and then each one resolve himself into a to
ge committee of vigilance to preserve inviolate an
eir the sacred palladium of our liberties; though
he it be the last time that our beautiful Novem aps
h. ber sun loolks down iaits brightness upon it
ad the national exercise of the ballot. eo
he MIr. Talcey I New Orleas.
ua- The greit Southern Tribune met with a re- - p
ec cept on in New Orleans on Monday luast, the I
li- equal to which has never been seen 'L that th
" city. He was met at the Depot by the various er
ide elubs, and escorted to. the City Hotel, with oc
ent their bands of music; and as he passed through ui
o the everal streets, loud and ardent shouts from lii
Spatriotic throats, and wavang of handkerchiefs d,
fi Irom fair hands, greeted him on every side. At at
and night he addressed what war estimated to be i
thirty thousand persou, and with evidences o
Sof the greatest success. His peech is con
tained in one f tAe Supplement which we
w e furnish our readers to-day.
ter. Mr. Yaney goes from New Orleans to d
es" Mobile, where it is believll be will meet Mr.
in- Douglas, if ao be will mae "the wool fly,"
ter and so mistake. i
wo Tnr Rtvr.s Asovz.-Telegraphic de- a
pt mrpatchesu in the early part of the week state o
'hey that the Ohio at Louisville and the Msasissip- *
eat pi at St Loi, the latter rapidly, are on the
laid rise. We may, therefore, expect to see the
I flatboat along soon, with plenty of pork and'
dent flour, apples and potatoes. I
such C -
hal FtsE SrGAR.-We have been prsean
ghta ted by Ir. WV. A. 8rt, overseer on the
stto plantation of Mr. Vuarrem below Bayou Gon.
'iout i, with a specimen of new supgr u Ant Ie asny
ablic we have ever ean. If this is characteristie
;tion of the quality made in Iberville this year, our
s, to planters may well feel satisfied at the result
the of their labors.
seple  - ~
can WWe regret to learn that Hon. W. I
nugh L Yancey canuot speak an Baton Rouge.
bing This is a great diusappointment to many who
hen preferred, or whose convenience directed,
asof hearing him there. More important appoint
rP manta called him to Alabam.
The Mass Meeting and arbeuo Cor
at Pritchard's Plantation.
The Mass Meeting and Bartiec'e at the above
place. in this parish, (near A. Hebert Bros. store C
on the left batik of the river) on last Saturday. C
was every thing that the Constitutional Democ- mer
racy could have desired, or the most ardent of gro:
itholse interested in getting of it up could have an
wished. The day was tine-with just s4fieieent them
ot cloud to intercept the rays of the sun--and so
just cool enough lor out-door meetings of such a aho
char.cter; and, what wad soinewhlat singular Wh
atd may be takeu as augury of divine favor, we pro
pa-se'd thiougb a sharp shower just beftor we a d,
reached the barbecue groynda, and perceived had
taIt :, he.s y shower was falling a short distance free
Sbelow. and wa+ surprised when we arrived that wet
no rain had aei taen tlere ! It was at least a most
I lucky circumstance for the elegant dresses and waP
boundsets di-played on that occasion.
The locality of the Barbecue was in the yard
! of the old residence (now destroyedi of C'ol. R. 
A. Stewart, Cnow the property of Mr. Jas Prit- it
chard. lI this yard are two rows of arthvites, Fri
torming lnearly a circle. It was at the base of of
this oval-shaped arbor of evergreens--at the Yo
oppo.site pont the two circles or elbows met-- ou
that the speakers stand was placed, and within del
the citrcle were the seats. and need we add, an .sor
ariay of beau'y and Intelligence of which the tas
lett bar.k of the parish of Iberville n.ay well be art
proud. all
in due time, Arot.raL HrEraT. Esq . made his I be
appearance upon the stantd. and in a few remarks to
appropriate to the occasumn. eulogistic of our
nlminees and in support of our cause, at the pr
coclusio ut wlhich he proceeded to oiganize Ut
the imn lting by Iroposing our Repraenlmative.
HIon., (:is. A. BKerI.e. for President, which h1
I-was cirr:r l by aclau+ation, as were also the ,rt,
iu'low ntg.s- inations: Pt
I'r I',rlc,as-1a-douard LeBlanc, James A.
( Pritchard. Josclh VV'alseb, Thomias C. Brown, i u
, 'lhio, Landry. Edward T.Iore, Ilenty S. ltIowni tit
t o.sli \tier aud la c Pr tchad. L
St+ r, twurs-Tl os. R. Verbos, Jas. Brown ai+d e
WInt. I' Bira lburn. th
At er tiet dtir. rs had all taken their seats, the IN
Presvt, it came tirward and gracelully express- th
i'ed , it laik 'for the honor ul the isition te I
t idt] hi it lie thet baeLly xel.i au+ed the ob
ject <t tce itc'1g. He couigratuited our cause
Siiuon the large assetiulage present; and after er
e y ihg a de.erved com,,i:imet+t to the lair sex, the ar
.power and influence of whose comibiied beauty t tlu
1 and intehtigence was irret+stible. and w hich was A
t ieer used but it the ftrtheran:ce of virtuous In
act.' is at d patriotic I'trulmvs, the President at P'
onc .aoceeded to buns:esa, iv IllttrntiCltg to the it
ai d.t ry. r- a lc-t slwaker, the Hon W. I. Haim- a
uto. ho r:athr surp as.d ,itilst on thi+ OC- hi
ca.it,. .,l etoned and received toe fullest ex- ci
,luc,.te,,, ,f .4atfti l-ati from his hearers. +N
SThe next spe.kher was Mr. -Defre-s, our State .
Treasurer, whose logcal accul,eu aind ggace of "
'style and e!oqu'nce did not lack applause. at
V "Ol Ironsides." Col. 1t W. Kobertson. our at
popular State AuJitur-who generally smakes
t the cane crack"' whereser his voice is heard in
Ssutppo.t of Constitutional I)emocracy, was next
on th, list.
e "l"he druner" was next on the programme;
a slt ot it we can only-,ay that it was all anid
n mote th an could be expected. Two large cakes *
,i ` ,.i.', e1: l oi a tab'. oldt-serts asn delicacie.wi t in
the namte of 'Breckiiridge'' on one end, and that h
a of " Laine' on the other, entwined with sugared tl
wreaths, will give some idea of the bounteous- ip
ness and magnilicence of the dinner. d
Immediately after which, our Senator. Hoen- .
A. Talbot, gave the people ort of his peculiarly e
earnest, practical amid eloquent efuorts, speaking
C of things as they exist, of the mighty crisis that
is upon us. and which should be met, not as par
it tizaus, but in the light of putting torth the great
td est strength in combatt.ng the greatesrdanger-
to as men loyal to the Cotltitution, loyal in ate-.
it tion to the institutions of our section, and loyal F
a to that State we inhabit, whose prodamations we o
te are bound to obey. C
;h Mr. Walsh. of Baton Rouge, followed, in a a
n speech which, we are told, did him much credit; a
· it being late, we left with our family at the t
conclusion of the above gentleman.
Our friend and accomplished Claerk of the Sth
District Court for this parish. M. A. Esten, g
Eaq., in one of his enthused and pertinent ap.
peals, concluded the programme on this eca-. I
he ,ion, and here we canmnot forbear tendering to
at this geetleman the thanka of every good Demo
us crat of this parish, for his ready and energetic
ith oction during the past canvass, whether called
gh upon as an orator ingither the French br Eng.
m i lish languages, or as a co-worker in the humblest
fs duties'of the campaign. He was ever ready-
At ever wiltiung. Of eourse, on occasil&a blinging i
be forward their names, we could ey this of many
ea others. It is nothing more than right and just
that valsable aservices of a public character
s hould be appmopriately acknowtledged.
e And thus eondelded the proceeding and feati.
vitias of a day-with not a sigle naworthy or
o diagreshble incident to mar its pleasure or its
Mr. interest-which confera maeh bonor oi our De
, moceratic friends of the left hank; and which:
like sibilar political reunioa in this pariah dur
ing the past canvass, ma be the last bright epi
te- side in our livesorf a plitical nature, as the mon
ate of this gieat Confederacy-or the last and hest
lip- one perhaps, because ofsacces, ie the struggle
the of Southern and Coustitutional Rights with mad
the ness, wickedness and folly, (as represented by
nd the three opplosing tickets,) and, through the
I smiles of Provideoce, the triumph of tlmse pe
triots, Jo*a C. Baacasmatea and Joesa Lass!
e A SIa.--A friend of ours handed as
,n the following vote, taken by himself and ano.
any ther young gentleman, on the last trip up of
t the Ca4rmer:
our Breckinridge, ................50
suit Pel - - -..15
S eDouglas, ................ ..... 2
W. Breckinridge, ................13
.__ Bell, ........................ S
who Douglas,.......................00
tint. ia Read the article on the first page
entitled "The Day sad the Tickets."
Correspondenoe of the Gazette & SentineL spec
Are laves Property ? pt p
(CONriTst'n]. :his
Can it for a moment be supposed that "all enor
men are created equal," could refer to the e- hard
groes then held in slavery? Certainly not. Such "'I
an interpretation would at once have freed tion,
them, when this idea was entertained-and lien,
so it is "the right of the people to alter or in II
aholi.h it and to institute new Goverinment." cups
1hat people? The blake people or white of .1
peoplel indubitably, beyond the cavil of the
a doubt,'the white people.' Because the blacks I us
had no political rights whatever, ,ornd or
free. No right to vote-norepresentation. They '
were no where. They were ignored. But there '1
was a strong clause in the Declaration re- tal,
specting the slave trade. the
It is well known who was the author1 no
if this paper. The Committee for drafting iits
it was John Adams, of Massechusitts; Dr. anol
Franklin, of Pennsylvania; Roger Sherman, th,
of Counecticut: Robert Livingston, of New , rete
York, and Thomas Jefferson, of Virginia- pap
four North, one South. The ('onuilteeI nut
desired Mr. Jefferson to do it. No fitter per- i per
son co(ll have been chosen to perform such and
task. But thirty-two years of age; young, ; dre
ardent and a Democrat by nature; alive to nimei
all the sufferings and indignities which bad luort
been heaped upon the colonies, he entered in
to the subject with his whole soul, and de- 3
picted the tyranny and oppression of the Elv,
mother country; and in order to excite the o(r
sympathies of the world, not content with )e
holding up our own wrongs, he brought into I :
rtequs siton the cruelties practiced on another ' Vo
per' e, in the following cilause:
" letermuned to keep open a pmarket where bel
men slou d be Ibought uold sold, he has'pros- ,,f
tituted iher preroeative for surpassing every no
I Legi-lhtive attempt to prohibit or restrain the I fc
egicrabie cotmnrce, &e. &c., thus paying off'
' the forme r crimes couumitted against the liber- th
tirs of one people, with crimes which he urg.e
thei, to e~mumit again-t the lirea of another.'
But thuis was stricken out, by whom we are I
;fft to conjecture. The interlineations and ro
ei rasures, intending to make it nor' concise
and of le.s redundancy of expression, are ih. n0
the handwrjiggs of I)r. Franklin and Mr.
, AdIasa, both Northern men. The other men.
s hers of the tsmmittee are not mentioned, awl
t p' rhanps had I tt!e todi but asSent to it. Colld tif
e it be ly Mr. Jetfersonft tertainly not. Hie was ti
- an Emancipationist, not an abolitionist, ai, c'
had trained it for a purpose. Then we nm:lot w'
say it was done by Franklin and Adams, two pr
Northern men. And the Dee]ratýtn of hide th
e tndace stands forth to the world as it stand
f to tlhis day, the exposition of the oppressions I
and wrongs of the whites, asd the cfliming or \
r the right to institute a new form of G(serp- fr
ment foe the people-the free white people of er
the Un ted Colohnies. fi
It as d.licult for usit this day, at so remote 1
a perisd from our Revolution, to aptpreciate I
d the great hardships our forefathers had to ti}
e undergo in a siren years' war to achieve our ti;
a ind.ependence, and the various ob-tades they
it had to overcome in uniting and comnbining i
d thirteen distinct colonies, which, after their ft
i- severance from Great Britain, became thirteen C
dietiact sovereign Stalte with all the es
a'" sentiale of sovereignty In their governments, ri
y each having its own Legislature, Governeor P
I and Judiciary, uncontrolled by another power a,
at and A-dffering in habits, produce, commerce pl
and iitertNl police, from each other.
t- Not even the Congress which gave birth to
the glorious Declaration of Independence, tl
al pretends to have any authority or ooutrol a1
re over the States. In fact we launched into a
crusade of freedm not for the black, but the R
a white race, without an army, withoot a navy,
I; without a government, and with nothing to
be bind .s together in a common effort, for psolit- I
ical eitenaee as a nation but the cohesive ti
th power of plblic danger. It was soon die- I h
a covered that eves this was too Inefcient to be t
P relied oe in a •amse in which was staked our
Slives, our liberties, and oqps secred bo hons. A
to projeet of a Confederation wms brosehed in
1777. Congress adopted articles to thageifet,
and submtted them to the States in the'
I sovereign ecpeity fotir tir ratification. Let
us turn totheir letter of the 17th of Novem
ber, 1777, trensmitted for the oonsideratia
ug of the rspective Legislartuores, as "plan of
my Coufederacy for assuring the freedom, ~ y
ust ereigtty and indepeodeaws of the Ua j
tr States," •ot only to realie, if possible, tbuIr
di4Iculties, but in order toshow tho sovereiga- I
ti- ty of the States.
its [Continued in our next.]
ch, EXTRACT of a Letr from p yepug
r- PlaquMssida to tis Editor, datal-
pi Nrw Oatn as, Oct. 80th, 1800.
S "Yesterday was the day appointed for the
e reception of Mr. Yaneey; and I never saw
such a cr of people as that which flocked
by to the i. O. end Jackson Railroad Depot to
the met him; and when he wa seen, such a
p a- burst of applause I never heard in my life as
us! was that which greeted him.
"From the Depot Mr. Yaneey wasu ecorted
as to the City Hotel by the various clut4qlith
m. their banners and music. A friend beckned
p of me out from among the ruaks of the Yoag
Mo's Breckinridge Guards, with whom I had
been marchiag in prncession; and following
0 him up stairs, I was introduced by him to
5 Mr. Yaneey. I must aver that I was never
2 so proud in my life as I was at that moment
--seeing distinguished gentlemen waiting for
3 oan introduction, while I, a poor butcher's boy,
was admitted to the honor of a few moment's
eonversation with the most distinguished son
of the South. It was an event to be forgot
ac ton only with the loss of memory and of life.
"I need tell you nothing of Mr. Yancey'.
speech, as tyou have read all about it in the
papers. The crowd present was variously es
timatei from twety to forty thousand. At
his conclusion the shout that went up was
enough to animate with life the bronze orator
hard by.
'"I go from here to Paincourt, in Assump.
tion, where I am to speak, and, you may be.
liter, I will do my best. I had no amusement
in the c:ty. My time was almost wholly oc.
cupied in reading and writing. To Mr.--
of Ascension, under whose patronage I was
the receiver of so much that was gratifying,
I owe a debt of gratitude I cannot forget."
" Darukey' Wife livorces eraIlf
TI he following rich missile having accidena
tally fallen into our hands, we cannot resist
the temptation to give it to our readers, if for
! no other reason, for the irresistible logic of
I its last sentence. W'e give it ad literatim,
naonl in doing so we are not acting justly by
Sth,. writer, for were to make this a rule with
' reicreuce to articles actually intended for the
paper, we doubt not our readers would, in a
e number of cases, award the premium for a.
perior.Englsh composition to the determined
Sand philosophic Mr.. l)arcy, who never
dreamed that her sffectiouatcs effusion would
° meet the eyes of any except her wayward
Baton roug October the 28th 1860
.My Dear husbamid Tiis is the last letter I
eEver Entend to write to you as a wife of yours
I r you as a husband of mine as I yet bear the
SNare of Mrs Darcy which I hope it will not
h Ie long I was at a sitting party last night-.
SI E~govyed myself very happy I wish to let
SYu know that I will change mny Name from
j Mr- arcy to Mrs Ienneeonu I call this a
ihvorse liktween you and I I concluded it
v better to niak a fuel seperation on the grounds
i f ) ou and I bhtn;g so far apart I can be of
y no use t, you nor yin to me No more at pre.
e sent but remaios your frienud and will wisher
Mss l)acr
P. S. It is probably appropos in saying
r that our "man Friday," who is Mr. Darcy,
Ih"t p  the abo)ve wi!l be sufficient warning to
intren rhant- .f Baton Rouge ansd P!aiucnmine
d o it t, i edit Mrs. I.. o, hi a' nont, while it
will ;,r~ve to the fair ser that he is again a free
,mwan asli on the list of cam.iidates to make
ri liue , *iguishing creature Mrs I)arry No. 2.
ah1 g 3'Tl'• wc;ather at pr.sei'it is bean
Stifil for our planters. A ran on Sunday last
l bt,fe day, made tho weather considerably
x!, coolcr and threatened a freeze, but happily
.t we had none; and ii th no prospect of it at
ro ' present, dur p.auters "are making sugar while
, the sun shines."
1 I g- While Ne.w York city was filled
"v with excitemetnt abott the Prince of
of ~V;.ks. A lair lrg, Ianitr was:i hunitg out in
Sfront o,1f is drinking saloon in the Bow
oi cry, opo'site Prince street, hearing a
figure rf Washinrgton, and the words,
"t "( ricve for the Rlepublic this day.'
etc i TiuL* man deºwrves a gold medal, and
to 'th thanks of all hoinest, homespun ci
ir tize.ns.
ig Moag, Brrs OrrsFurn.-- Wec find the
ir following offers in the last Opelousas.
o Coarer :
$100 on each Sounthern State on Breekia.
ts. ridge against the field, in unesceptionabl
or IpPer.-Apply at this office.
$500 that Kentucky ~oea for Brekhiri'tds
ere and Lane on the 6th of November nest--Ap
CCe ply at this ofice.
to a° A wag was once heard to ray.
ce, that the difference between the Soe therp
rd oand Northern people is, those io tle
, South never sell anything they can eat,
while those in-the North never eat any
thing they can sell
c~· ---'- ---
to a A gargle of salt and water, uah
lit- every fifteen minutes, and applying to
ive the throat externallya flannel dipped in
lis- hot salt and wster,,are saidtAo be a cer
be tain cure for diptheria.
- ThereI are thirty species of to
in bacco grown in the South.
Bet Buy AYvE's Atr (kiCtR for Intermit
'tents, Atrs Csuarv Pscyoi far a Cs,
et and Arm's Pus for all the purposes of fi
ily PhypIe.
State of Louista--Parish of I fr
S tA Jrdicis District Courf.
. In matter of Estate of Dr. Thos. Tow4
ll~EREAS ! Illip Towles has ti day pa.
L titioned tis aurt for ese seofadau
atraties of the auccesion of Dr. Thes. Towhl
Notice is hereby give. to an whom it may ea
amrs to show cause within tea days fromar tis
date of the pblication ,reof why the P~.1 e
D. petitioner saik' not b( atad.
Ibervile, Oct. 29, 186.
the I nov3 M. A. ESTEVAN, Clrk".
E ta d-t - - --
:ked Etal dea j, tsiju-cPariusedlJberra
Cor dtee Disfrise J ~dcii .
Dana la Succssion de fen Dr. T. Towli,
c A TTlENDU qe Phillip Tqrles m jr rp
titi eette cour, a 'eat d'e.amee i
lettrns 4 dinitratiom d4 k a ascemie.isd
Dr. The. Towlee. t
Avis eat per k present dad h toes esq
eels emlacorre deduire ous di· 'e de _
Med date de er preent lea raifs pour I lU
a serait pu fait droit h la dite petkie.
S lberville, le 29 d'Oteltp, 18h0 .
had aov .. A. ESTEVAD,
to eeS aed Shee 8,t',
Take thi occasiea to theib
mptrons for their past patro -_u 6 •
g or l i to inform thel that helm s t
Selow Stock*tv s DeIvailade, and ius
leat's site the "Gazette and Sentinel" osl .4
I 0 , cstomers will find that he wi e.
-got,.work with the same punct uapht,P
dispatch that has hithea ."to
Sguarantees that no work ea aere, its i 5
CeyU of style, finish. 6t and dursbilty.

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