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VOL. 1. NEW SERIES. WEST BATON ROUGE, SATURDAY, MAY 3, 1856.
TIE SUGAR PLANTER,
USIHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING
HENRY J. HYAMS,
Editor & Proprietor. 1
.)lce near the Court House, t
VESTBATONRO UGE.
TERMS of the SUGAR PLANTER: a
.userilptlen.-S3 a year, due invariably at the
tme of subscribing; if not then paid. or within three
nonths thereafter, five dollars will be charged; no
sebscriptioa will be taken for a less term than six
ronths: no paper discontinued until arrearages are
laid. f
Adverttduug.-Advertisemetas not exceeding ten
ines, al for the first, and 50 cents for every subse
lent insertion;those of greater ~th in propori on.
Sliberal disount to thosu who .dlertise by the
year.
ess to Clabs.-WheFre a lnb of not less than
ten sames is seat, with the cash, the paper will be 1
furaished at t$2 0 sach subscriber, and am addition
al copy to the.person frialshing the list.
mtere a Club of not less than twenty in furnished,
with the cash, the paper will be forwarded at $s 2"
each sabscriber, and two additional copies for the
agent.
Jobl PrtnUig.
Slch as PANFuS an, DU , Caran B Ft'rnAm l
and other Notices, executed with neatness and de
spatch. In all cases, cash on delivery. 1
AYER'S PILLS,
Ssaw and singularly successful remedy for tae
ocre of all Biieus diseases- Costiveness, Indi
estion, Jamadice, Dropsy, Rheumatism, Fevers,
Gout, Hmeors, Nervousness. Irritability, Inflamma
tions, Headache, Pains in the Breast, Side, Back,
atd Limbs, Female Complaints, &c. &c. Indeed,
very few are the diseases in which a Purgative Medi
ane is not more or less required, and much sick
ama and suferig_ might be prevented, if a harm
lees but elfectual Cathartic were more freely used.
No p.son can feel well while a costive habit of
body prevails; besides, it soon generates serious and
often fatal diseases, which might have been asoided
by the timaly and judicious use of a good purgative.
This is alike truef Colds, Feverish symptoms, and
Bilious derangements. They all tend to become or
prode the a seated and formidable distempers
whic load the hearses all over the land. Hence a
reliable family physic is of the first'importance to
the .pYic health, and this Pill has been perfected
with consummate skill to meet that demand. An
atensive trial of its virtues by Physicians, Profes
sras, and Patients, has shown results surpassing
any thing hitherto known of any medicine. Cures
have been effected beyond belief, were they not sub
stsntlated by persons of such exalted position and
hara~ter as to forbid the suspicion of untruth.
Among the many eminent gentlemen who have
testifed m favor of these Pills, we may mention:
Prot J. II. LocaE, Analytical Chemist, of Cin
ianati, whose high professional character is en
4orsel by
JoN MicLux, Judge of the Supreme Court of
the United States.
Taos. Coawsc, Secretary of the Treasury.
Hon. J. M. WRIGHT, Governor of Indiana.
N. LeoxwoTva, great wine grower of the West.
Also, Da J. . . CHILTON, Practical Chemist, of
New York City, endorsed by
Hox. W. L. MARCY, Secretary of State.
Wu. B. Astor, the richest man in America.
8. LsLAND & Co., Propr's of the Metropolitan
Hotel, and many others.
Did space permit, we could give many hundred
certificates, from all parts where the Pills have
been used, but evidence even more convincing than
the experience of eminent public men is found in
their effects upon trial.
These Pills, the result of long investigation and
study, are offered to the public as the best and
most complete which the present state of medical
seence can afford. They are compounded not of
the drugs themselves, but of the medicinal virtues
only of Vegetable remedies, extracted by chemical
process in a state of purity, and combined together
lasach a manner as to insure the best results. This
ystem of composition for medicines has been found
in the Cherry Pectoral and Pills both, to produce a
more efficient remedy than had hitherto been ob
tained by any process. The reason is perfectly ob
tious. While by the old mode of composition, every
medicine is burdened with more or less of acri
monious and injurious qualities, by this each indi
vidual virtue only that is desired for the curative
effect is present. All the inert and obnoxious qual
ities of each substance employed are left behind, the
curative virtues only being retained. Hence it is
self-evident the effects should prove, as they have
proved, more purely remedial, and the Pills a surer,
more powerful antidote to disease than any other
mnedicme known to the world.
As it is frequently expedient that my medicine
should be taken under the counsel of an attending
Physician, and as he could not properly judge of a
remedy without knowing its composition, I have
supplied the accurate Formula by which both my
Pectoral and Pills are made to the whole body of
Practitioners in the United States and British Amer
ican Provinces. If, however, there should be any
one who has not received them, they will be
promptly forwarded by mail to his request.
Of all the Patent Medicines that are offered, how
few would be taken if their composition was known !
Their life consists in their mystery. I have an
mysteries.
The composition of my preparations is laid open
to all men, and all who are competent to judge on
the subject freely acknowledge their convictions of
ther intrinsic merits. The Cherry Pectoral was
Pronounced by scientific men to be a wonderful
medicine before its effects were known. Many em
.oent Physicians have declared the same thing of
SY Pills, and even more confidently, and are will
ng to _jtify that their anticipations were more
tha. rliaed by their effects upon trial.
S.gy operate by their powerful influence on the
inteal s to purify the blood and stimulate it
t healthy action-remove the obstructions of
the stomac, bowels, liver, and other organs of the
body, restoring their irregular action to health, and
by erecting, wherever they exist, such derange
msa a ae the'rurt origin of disease.
5Bing stgar-wrapped, they are pleasant to take,
.and em purely vegetable, no harm can arise from
hr ue i n a antity.
For miaute i eons, ee wrapper on the Box.
PEIEPARED BY
DR. JAMES C. AYER,
PrctlUeal and Am·tlytiejl Chemist,
LOWELL, MASS.
? SiSI Cets per sn l ezs ferL .
SOLD BY
TI. T. WADDIL.
WILLIAM BOGEL,
. Roue. Feb. 1J. L. VIALICr.
W, fi, Rouge. Feb.=l lu
Platformn of the National American l
Party.
1st. An humble acknowledgement to the
Supreme being forHis protecting care vouch- c
safed to our fathers in their successful revo- I
lutionary struggle, and hitherto manifested to
us, their descendants, in the perservation of
the liberties, the independence and the union
of these States.
2d. The perpetuation of the Federal Union,
and Consitution, as the palladium of our civil t
and religious liberties, anti the only sure bul- I
wark of American independence.
3d. Americans must rule America: and
to this end native born citizens should be se
lected for all State, federal and municipal
offices or government employment, in pre- a
ference t) all others.
4th. Persons born of American parents re
siding temporarily abroad should be entitled
to all the rights of a native born citizen.
5th. No person should be selected for po
litical station (whether of native or foreign
birth) who recognizes any allegiance or obli
gation of any description to any foreign prince,
potentate or power, or who refuses to recog
nize the Federal and State Constitutions f
(each within its sphere) as paramount to all
other laws, as rules of political action.
6th. The unqualified recognition and main
tainance of the reserved rights of the several
States, and the cultivationof harmony and fra
ternal good will between the citizens of the I
several States.and to this end, non-interference
by Congress with questions appertaining solely
to the individual States, and non-intervention
by each State with the affairs of any other
State
7th. The recognition of the right of the na- a
tive-born and naturalized citizensof the United
States. permanently residing in any Territory
thereof, to frame their constitution and laws, Y
and to regulate their domestic and social af
fairs in their own mode, subject only to the F
provisions of the Federal Constitution, with n
the privilege of admission intothe Union when,
ever they have the requisite popuh.ltion for one 0
Representative in Congress, provided always, S
that none but those who are citizens of the ULi, b
ted States. under the constitution an/ laws n
, thereof, and who have a fixed residence in any n
- such Territory. ought to participate in the for
rmation of the constitution, or in the enat. d
wment of laws for said Territory or State. n
8th. An enforcemeot of the principle that
no State or Territory ought toadmitothersthai f
d native born citizens to the right of suffrage, cr
of holdingxpolitical office.
d 9th. A change in the laws of naturalizaticn t
ir making a continued residence of twenty-ose
s years,of all not heretofore provided for. an
a indispensible requisite for citizenship heie.
d ter, and excluding all paupers and persans
convicted of crime. from landing upon our I
shores; but no interference with the vested ,
rights of foreigners.
a 10th. Opposition to any union between
- Church and State; no interference with reli
d gious faith, or worship, and no test oaths for 1
office. .
e 11th. Free and thorough investigation into
any and all alleged abuses of public function
aries. and a strict economy in public expend
itures. e
f 12th. The maintenance and enforcement of I
all laws constitutionally enacted, until said
laws shall be repealed, or shall be declared
null and voidby competent judicial authority.
13th Opposition to the reckless and unwise L
policy of the present Administration in the
general management of our national affairs,
and more especially as shown in removing
a Americans (by designation) and conservatives e
in principle, from office, and placing forigners Ii
d and ultraists in their places; r~, shown in a t
e truckling subserviency to the stron;ger,'and t
an insolent and cowardly bravado towards
the weaker powers: as shown in re-opening
d sectional agitation, by the repeal of the Mis- f
d souri Comopromise; as shown in granting to a
unnaturalized foreigners the right of suffrage
f in Kansas and Nebraska; as shown in its
Svascilating course on the Kansas and Nebras
1 ka question; as shown in the corruptions L
r which pervade some of thedepartments of toe
Government; as shown in disgracing merito
a rious naval officers through prejudice or ca
- price; and as shown in the blundering mis- t
management of our foreign relations.
14th. Therefore, to remedy existing nEils, s
and prevent the disastrous consequences oth- c
erwise resulting therefrom we would build
- up the "American party" upon the princi
a ples hereinbefore stated.
s 15th. That each State Council shall have
e authority to amend their several constitutions t
so as to abolish the several degrees, and in
stitute a pledge of honor instead of other
e obligations for fellowship and admission into
the paty.
a 16th. A free and open discussion of all po
e litical principles embraced in our platform.
Y
American State Council.
At a Meeting of the State Council of the
American party, held in the City of New Or
leans, on the first Monday of the present
month and year, April, 1856, the following
resolutions adopted by the members of the
Legislature belonging to the American party,
were approved:
1 3d. Resolved. That the friends of Millard
Fillmore and Andrew J. Donelsor, in each of
the six Electoral Districts in this State, be re
quested to hold District Coventions on the
first Monday of June next, at the following
places, to wit:
For the First Electoral District, compos
ed of the parishes of Plaquemine and St.
I Bernaad, the Third District, of the City of
I New Orleans arnd Faubourg Tr6m6 in the city
of New Orleans.
For the Second Electoral District, compos.
ed of the Second District of the city New
Orleans, with the exception of Faubourg
Trem6, and the First District of the city of
New Orleans, in the city of New Orleans.
For the Th:rd Electoral District, compos
ed of the Fourth District of the city of New
Orleans, that part of the parish of Orleans
lying on the right bank of the Mississippi,
the parish of Jeffersson, St. Charles, St. John
the Baptist, St. Jame, Ascension, Assumption
Lafourche and Terebonne, it the town of
Thibodeauxville.
For the Fourth Electoral District, compos
ed of the parishes of Tammany, Washington,
Li'ingston, St. Helena, East and West Feli
cimaa, Point Couped, East and West Baton
Roige, and Iberville, at Baton Rouge.
For the Fifth Electoral District, composed
of he parishes of St. Landry. Calcasieu, St.
Mirtin, St. Mary, Lafayette, Vermillion,Ra
piies and Avoyelles, in the town of Ope
0oisas.
For the Sixth Electoral District, composed
ofthe parishes of Natchitoches, Sabine, Winn,
D, Soto, Caddo Bossier, Bienville, Claiborue,
Osachita, Caldwell, Jackson, Union. More
hruse, Concordia, Tensas, Franklin, Catahou
ls Madison and Carroel, at the town of Min
din in the parish of Claiborne.
To select, each, one electoral candidate and
oie alternate, pledged to the support of the
alove distinguished names for the offices of
Resident and Vice-President of the United
Sates,
4th. Resoled, That we recommed to the
~American party of the State Louisiana the
telding of a State Convention in the town of
faton Rouge, on the third Monday in June
rext, aid that every parish elect delegates to
sad Convention.
Papers throughout the State, favorable to
tie American party will please copy,/and in
art until the respective Conventions are
teld.
AN IRISH SERMON.-MrS. Malvany ye
nust die, although ye're so hale and
learty, ye must die, too, although ye are
;o lane so lank that ye scarce make a
shadow when the sun shines, ye must
lie, that ye must. And you, Mr. In.
aishkillen, ye must die too, that ye must.
And yo!r, too, Teague M'Ginnis, for all
you are so rosy-cheeked, and are forever
making love to the girls at Donny Brook
Faix, ye must die, ye must all die, I-I
must die, too, although I am the pastor
of the parish, and have the care of all yer
sowls, I must die, too; and when I shall
be coming up before Goodness, and Good
ness is after saying to me-'"Father Mul
rico Lafferty, how is your parish on for
drunkenness ?" I shall say. "Och,
mighty clane, year honor." And then
Goods ess will say, "Father Mulrico Laf
ferty, how is ver parish off tfr having,
and such like deadly sins ?" "Och migh
ty clane, year honor." So you see it's a
good character I shall he giving Good
ness ov yez all; but when Goodness shall
say to me, "Father Mulrico Lafferty, how
have they paid you their Easter dues?"
what shall I say to that ye blackguards'
WONDERFUL CANINE SAOACITY.-The
Troy N. Y. Times of 3d publishes the
following :
The Messeis. Staude, tohbac.nists, No.
35 Congre-s street, closed their store last
evening, leaving their favorite Newfotud
land inside. This morning, on opening
the store, the floor in the back room was
found to be on fire, and the dog was
laboring with his fore feet and mouth
trying to subdue it. A pail of water
which stood in the room had been pour
ed down the hole. The faithful animal
had so successfull comn batted the fire as
to prevent its spreading beyond a spot
two or three feet square. How long the
noble fellow had stood sentinel and
fought down the advancing dames can
only be conjectured-it munt have been
several hours. His feet, legs and mouth
were badly burned, and it is feared that
he is seriously injured internally by in
hailing the hot air. He refuses food,
and is apparently in much pain. We
trust the sagacious and faithful creature
is not dangerously injured. This is the
same dog which discovered the man Laly
on the ice a few weeks since.
FAsmoss-A Prose Ballad-I saw
her as she sailed along in an elegant silk
balloon, and borne on by many a puff ot
praise, all sung to an a la mode tune.
I saw her as she trailed along, like a
'acer sharp and thin, and many a voice
in ecstasy proclaimed that she would
"win." I saw a coal scuttle Bonnet, with
a front a foot or two, and rapturous
praise, in a thousand ways, proclaimed
that it would "do." I saw a cup and
saucer stuck on the back of her head,
and the very same crowd, with praises
loud, declared .hat fashion led. Hurra
for balloons and races, coal scuttles, cups
and saucers too. To thunder with sense
and reason, I'm bound to go crazy too.
A CERTAIN CURE FOR A RATTLE SNAR.
BITE OR SPIDER SrINo.-Take the yolk
of a good egg, put it in a" tin cup, and
stir in as much salt as will make it thick
enough not to run off, and spread a p.as
ter and apply to the wound, and I would
Sinsure your life for sixpence. The sub.:
criber has tried the above remedy in a
number of cases and never knew it to
fail in one.
P. PRETTYMAN, M. D.
[in Country Gentleman.
Portland, Oregon.
Unless we wish to be deemed fantas
tical, we must clothe our mind as we do
our bodies, after the fashion in vogue.
What is it you must keep after you
have given it to another I Your word.
Acceptance of Mr. Donelson.
We were at first, and are still, satisfied
with the entire ticket with which the
American party, assembled in Conven
tion at Philadelphia, in February last,
have presented to the American people.
Nor has that satisfaction abated one
tittle since, but on the contrary has rath
er been increased and stimulated by a
more intimate and thorough acquaint
ance with the stirling qualities that
strengthen and enoble the character of
Major Donelson. Everything that he
has uttered or written since his nomina
tion, bears the impress of the great
mind that moulded and gave direction
to his early political training, and fore
shadows the manly truthfulness and
vigor that may be justly claimed for an
administration formed by such men as
Mr. Fillmore and himself.
Mr. Donelson is not of that class of
politicians, who are so happily indicated
by the appellation of trimmers. He
speaks out with that boldness and inde
pendance that characterizes the man of
honor and worth. He speaks with dig
nity. We herewith lay his letter ef ac
ceptance before the public, and invite a
calm and impartial examination. Many
of the facts it contains convey a startling
rebuke to the anti-American party, and
clearly shows that they have wandered
far from the great land marks of that
Democracy known and practiced by
Jefferson and Jackson.--B. R. Gazette.
TULIP GROVE, near NASHVILLE,
March 30th 1866. f
Gentlemen: I did not receive until
yesterday your official note of the 26th
of Feb. last, informing me of your nom
ination to the office of Vice-President,
by the American party, and asking my
acceptance of the same.
For the tflattering terms in which you
have communicated this procdeding, I
beg leave to cffer you my sincere thanks.
I accept the position assigned to me by
I the American Party, with a just sense, I
trust, ot the responsibility belonging to
it. I attended the convention with no
expectation that such an honor awaited
te, and if my own feelings and wishes
could have been consulted, it would have
fallen on some other member of the
American party, in whose ranks are so
many distinguished individuals, better
t known to the country, and better pre
pared by experience, for the high duties
of the station, should the voice of the
people be in accord with that of which
you are the organ on this occasion.
But acting upon the maxim left us by
the great men of the earlier days of our
Republic, that public office should be
I neither sought nor declined, I yield to
the judgement of those who have
t thought that my name might be ofservice
in advancing the important objects which
I constitute the American party.
I constitute wue american party.
Our leading idea is that the old parties,
Democratic and Whig, have ceased to
avert their former healthful influence in
t the management of the public interest,
and that, without the intervcution of re
forms which they never can etfect, the
beloved Constitution and Union, be
queathed to us by our forefathers, will
not long be preserzed.
For the most of the evils with which
we are threatened at the present period,
the administration of President Pierce
is certainly responsible; but instead of
finding his party engaged in the prose
t cution of measures to avert the daggers
he has brought upon the land, we see it
more active than ever in scattering the
seeds of sectional strife and social an
I archy.
When Gen. Jackson came into the
Presidency, he acknowledged in his in
I sugural address the obligation of the
I Executive to restrain the patronage of
the Federal Government, so that it should
not be brought into conflict with the
fireedom of electins, But modern De
D mocracy stands in direct antagonism to
this obligation. There is scarcely an
election precinct in the United States
which has not witnessed the most shame
ful interference with elections by the
agents of the Federal Government act
Sig in the name of Democracy.
In former times, when parties were
created by patriotic and national senti
ments, upon measures of general interest
to the country, we never heard that a
measure could be declared Democratic
in one place and not Democratic in
another, by leading men professing to
belong to this party. Yet we see this
enormity exhibited by the party press
inthe pay of the present Executive.
The necessary result of such corrup
tion, if not successfully opposed, must be
to destroy all political morality, and con
tinue power in unfaithful and incompe
tent hands by the mere influence of the
money derived from the taxes which are
paid by the people for different purpo
ses. It is undeniable that the antagonism
now prevailing between the North and c
South, is mainly attributable to the po- t
litical artifice which has enabled men y
holding directly opposite opinions on the v
power of Congress over the institutions I
of slavery in the Territories, but yet pro v
fessing to belong to the same Democ,at- g
ic party. The Nebraska-Kansas act is s
constar tly called by one portion of Dem- v
ocrats, a law which will prevent the ex- e
tension of slavery to the Territories, and ii
by another pertion, a law which will en- p
able the South to carry slavery to the a
Territories. By the same fallacy, seces
sion, nulification, abolition, and all other
isms have found a shelter under the flag ,
of Democracy, explained as it is by mod- f
ern interpreters.
In former times, also, our best patriots,
without distinction of party, spoke of c
the necessity of guarding the ballot box e
from the dangers of foreign influence,
and of keeping seperate the Church and
State; and of the advantage to be de- t
rived from a frequent recurrence to the
earlier advice of our fathers, which incul
cated a reverence for the compacts of the
Constitution, and the abstinence from
whatever tended to form geographical
parties, or array one section of the Union
against another. Now, however, the
whole power of the Federal Government
is brought to bear against any individual
who has the independence to declare his
attachment to these old-fashioned senti- e
ments. Whole classes of men stand
proscribed and ostracised for no other c
offence than that of joining an associa.
tion which seeks only to correct the ex
cesses of party spirit and to restore the
government tp the purity it possessed
when we received it from the hands of P
those sages who founded and reform- i
ed it.
Looking, gentlemen, upon the Amer
icau party as destined to eradicate the Ii
evils to which I have thus briefly adver
ted, I am proud to be called one of its i
members, and can only regret that in se
lecting its flag-bearers, the choice for the ii
Vice President had not fallen upon one
who could bring to the cause higher
guarantees for its success than can be
drawn from the humble services I have
heretofore rendered my country.
Thanking you again for the kind man- ,
ner in which you have expressed your
persoal gratification at the nominations, I
I subscribe myself,
Very respectfully your obt. sevt., i
A. J. DosBLSON.
To Messrs, Alex. H. H. Stuart, of Vir
ginia; Andrew Stewart of Pennsylva. a
nia; Erastus Brooks, of New York; '
E. B. Bartlet, of Kentucky; Wm. J.
Eames; of Massachusetts; Ephriam b
Marsh, of New Jersey.
CHARACTERISTIC.- We once saw a
young man gazing at the *ry heavens,
with a f in 1 t and a -., of pistols
in the other. We endeavored to attract
his attention by .ing to a ¶ in a pa
pe? we held in our o', relating 2 a
young man in that § of the country, who
had left home in a state of mental de
rangement. He dropped the f and pis
tols from his Z".. with the ! "It is
I of whom U read. I left home b4 my
friends knew of my design. I had sO
the A " of a girl who refused to listl0
to me: but smiled b9ly on another. I
-ed madly from the house, uttering a
wild ' to the god of love, and without
replying to the 1 ? of my friends, came
here with this t and .---. of pistols to
put a. to my existence."
It is the opinion of a western editor
that wood goes further when left out of
doors, than when well housed. He says
some of his went half a mile.
To catch mice, place sweetmeats in
your mouth on going to bed, and keep
your mouth wide open. When you feel
the whiskers of the mouse, bite
A SouRac oF KENs ExJOYMJST,
There is one department of every news.
paper most popular with the weaker sex.
Every one knows which it is, and Mrs.
Pepperley only expressed the general
inclination of the sex when her neighbor
said :
"You seem interested in the paper
this week. Any news ?"
"Oh no !" was the reply; "but I al
ways enjoy myself so much over the
marriages and deaths of my friends !"
SA writer says of the gapes in
chickens :-"Tell those of your readers
who are interested in raising chickens,
that a small pinch of gunpowder, given
to a chicken with the gapes, will effect a
cure, and a complete cure, in from one
to three hour's time, and leave poor
ckick healthy and hearty. I speak from
what I know having tried the remedy
with perfect satisfaction.
ALL NATIONs-.The cosmopolitan or
composite character of ourcity popula
tion was well illustrated in West street
yesterday morning. A veritable Turk
was selling fancy soap at the corner of
Barclay street; on the corner opposite
was a Chinaman selling cigars ; a Dutch
grocery was within hailing distance, and
simultaneously emerging from the door
were an African and a Dutchman. An
effort was made to look up an A merican
in the neighborhood, but when our re
porter was :last heard from he had not
arrived.-N. Y. Express.
A country girl coming from the field,
was told bi her cousin that she looked as
fresh as a daisy kissed with dew.
"Well, it wasn't any fellow by that
name, but Bill Jones that kissed me;
confound his picture, I told him that
every body would find it out."
In a shirt store window, in New York,
the notice "Hands wanted on bosoms,"
was displayed. This attracted the at
tention of a way, who coolly walked in,
and, with an air of affected simplicity,
inquired of the lady in the store, whose
bosoms she wanted hands on ? "Jane,"
cried the lady, "bring me the broom and
be quick !"
FoR MOTHaRa' EYEs.-Mothers wha
encourage their daughters in superficial
accomplishments and bold display, are
often preparing for them a lifetime of
chagrin and misery. On the other hand,
when they are trained at home, by pre
cept and example, in retiring, industrious
studious, virtuous habits, they are pre
pared to be useful and happy throughout
life.
An Irishman trying "to put out a gas
light with his fingers, cried out
"Och, murder, the divil a wick's in
it."
"My lad," said a lady to a boy carry
ihg an empty mail bag, "are you a male
boy !"
"You don't think I'se a female boy,
doz you !"
,oa you :
"Mary, I am glad your heel has got
well."
*•Why i" said Mary opening wide her
large blue eyes with astonishment.
"Oh, nothing," said Mag, "only I see
it's able to be out."
A MAN KILu~D.--Yesterday morning
at the depot of the of Mississippi and
Tennessee railroad, while the dirt train
was moving very slowly, one of the
hands, an Irishman, ran on the track to
scare away a cow, when le was over
taken by the cars and crushed to death.
Mempkia Eagle.
A huge propeller, weighing eleven
tons, was recently cast at the foundry of
Messrs. Merric & Son. Philadelphia. It
is composed of copper and tin-25,000
pounds of the former and 2,500 of the
latter-the well known gun metal, It
has two blades, has a pitch of 23 feet, and
is 19 feet in diameter. It is the largest
propeller in the world, and was cast for
the new steam frigate.
The democrats have carred Edan says
an exchange. This is an important vic
Cory, for, according to tradition, it was
carried by a black republican at a very
early day--the victory having been
achieved, as all victories of that party
are, by bribery and deception.- Wood
stock Age.
Dr. Breckenridge says that it is the
characteristic of Kentuckians not to pro
mise much, but that they always perform
what thsy promise.
"The proper study of mankind is men'
say Pope-but the popular study is how
to make money out of him.
Dear young Bride: Your gallant bus
band now thinks you the loveliest and
gentlest of beings. Destroy not the il
lusion.
A youth without enthusiasm of some
kind would be as unnatural a thing as
spring time without wild flowers.
NE;WL INVENTED MATC . .-A new
match has been invented in Fimes: It
is designed to supercede the present dan
gerous lucifer and locofoco matcb, and it
is said to answer the purpose completely
It is impossible to ignite this match
without bringing it in contact with fric
tion paper or cloth prepared for the es
press object; and the two being always
kept apart except when to be used,
neither can take fire from spontaneous
combustion, er through the theft of rats
or mice.

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