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> CALDWELL, IDAHO TERRITORY, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY l(j, 1884. NO. 10. VOL. I. V The Caldwell Tribune Is Published Every Saturday at Caldwell, Idaho Territory, BY W. J. CUDDY. OFFICE, 509 MARKET AVENUE. SUBSCRIPTION: .$3.00 One Year. Six Months. Three Months. 1.50 . 1.00 Single Copy, Ten Cents. ) (^■Advertising rates given on applica tion. L.DANFODTH,M.D ■! Physician and Surgeon, permanently located in the town of Caldwell, and will attend promptly to all calls, day or night, in his profession. I also have a good assortment of drugs and patent medicines at Danielson's store. Has ' J Tendors his professional services to the citi zens of Caldwell valley. Office at Cox & Martin's drug store. OFFICE HOUR* from 9 a. in. till 4 p. m. F. S. EASTON, Physician and Surgeon CALDWELL, IDAHO. ■ Diseases of women and children a special ly. Obstetrical and office cases cash. Office at the Haskell House; also leave orders at the drugstore of Cox & Martin. 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GENERAL. It is now determined by the French government that the attack on Bacninh will open at the beginning of March. A warehouse attached to an elevator at Fergus Falls, Minn., burst, letting out 400,000 bushels of wheat. The directors of the Mexican Central railway announce that the road will be completed to the United States by the mid dle of March and opened for through traffic between the 1st and 13th of April. The people of Long Island are exci ted over a case of poisoning, the victims be ing Thomas Collier and wife. The interest in the Kentucky senato rial contest is at white heat, and will remain so until a nomination is made. With Swee ney withdrawn the dead-lock would seem to be broken, but the indications are that Carlisle will take his place with a probable dead-lock as the result. The Harper high license law will go into effect in Chicago on the 1st of April. E. E. Johnson, agent for the Union Pacific railroad at Walla Walla, Oregon, also for the Union Pacific express company, misappropriated a package containing $18, - 000 consigned to John Bennett, a railroad contractor, by Ladd & Tilton, bankers, Portland. The package was addressed, "Agent Union Pacific express. " Johnson disappeared with the money, but was sub sequently arrested and Jailed. Peter Clifford, a young brakoman on the Ohio Central railway, living at Rcnd ville, was awakened by two men who ask ed him to come to the door. He went, and as soon as the door was opened one of the men put a pistol to his head and fired. Clif ford fell into the arms of his wife and soon died. The alleged murderer was taken from the jail and lynched. Jeff Römers, a negro, who outraged and brutally stabbed Mrs. Stiflin, in the northern part of Chambers county, Ala., was forcibly taken from jail and hanged to a tree. The wife and little daughter of Mor gan Martin, a farmer living near Gallipolis, Ohio, were burned in their dwelling. It Is supposed that the wife's clothing caught fire and fired the building. A special from Culiacan, Chihuahua, Mexico, says that Judge Henry Cooper, formerly United States senator from Ten cssee, was killed by robbers on the 4th. He was manager of the Polk silver mine. He left Nashville in November with $30,000 to pay off the debts of the concern and start a mill. Special agents of the postoflice de partment at Chicago arrested Robert Riley and James McCarroll for using the mails for fraudulent purposes, under the name of Wlnship & Co. The parties arrested have been acting as agents for the Royal Havana lottery company. The dwelling of Wm. Morrison, in Pocahontas county, West Virginia, was burned Morrison and wife escaped with four children who were sleeping in the room with them, but two girls aged seven and eleven, sleeping in another room were roasted to death before their parent's eyes. The Ohio river is rising at a great rate, owing to continued rains, and people along the stream are in great fear that lives will be lost and property damaged. The board of inspectors of steam ves sels began at Boston, on the 5th, investiga lon of the wreck of the City of Columbus. The disaster was attended ninety-seven lives. The senatorial contest in Kentucky has ended by Blackburn receiving the cau cus nomination. The vote stood; Black burn, («3; Williams, 57. Senator Williams' term expires March 3, 1885. One thousand people loft the town of Lawrcncohurg, Ind., on account of the flood. Al a meeting of the general freight agents of the northern trunk lines at Chica go on the 0th, It was decided to advance Utah rates. A memorial to congress to increase the salaries of the United States district Judges, especially that ot Love, of Iowa, was prepared by the liar of Davenport. It will be circulated for signatures at every county scat in Iowa. The people at Harrisburg fear an ice gorge and all the Iron mills at that place have suspended. The Paris academy of mus a has, with*one dissenting voice, proclaimed in favor of the repeal of the decree prohibiting the importation of American pork. The cowardly Egyptians, early in the fight near Takar, threw away their saddles and turned loose their horses, effecting a retreat on foot rather than again face the enemy. A Germau farm laborer at Maren go, Iowa, killed the daughter of his em ployer and then himself. A freight train on the Illinois Cen tral jumped the track, injuring three em ployes and a number of passengers. Billy McGlory, convicted of violating the excise law in New York, was sentenced to six months in the pen. The wife of Robert P. Porter, ex secretary of the tariff commission, received her diverse on the 0th. Cause, desertion. She was awarded $10,500 alimony. The cash was paid down as soon as bo decree was signed. ith a loss of The body of Frank Huff, of Iowa, was found under Coon river bridge, near Des Moines, on the lee. His supposed he fell through the bridge while drunk, strik ing ou his head, producing instant death. A German farm laborer, employed near Millersburg, Iowa, shot Mary Shuster, daughter of a widower by whom he was employed, owing to the girl's disinclination to accept his attentions. He then killed himself. The girl cannot recover. A construction train on the Vicksburg road, carrying a large force of laborers, had eight freight cars overturned. Fourteen men were wounded, one fatally and three dangerously. The committee on ways and means has agreed to grant hearing to the represen tatives of the interests of cotton, wool, met als, earthenware and glassware. A collision occurred on the Baltimore and Ohio near Fallsburg sla Jon between two passenger trains, but, fortunately, no one was fatally injured. Daniel Wallace, otherwise "Texas Dan,''a notorious outlaw and desperado, was arrested at Chicago by the sheriff of Kendall county, Texas, for attempted mur der of Leander B. Bowen, a wealthy ranch man, in November last. Fifty-two members of the Bark club, London, have been convicted of gambling at baccarat and fined $500 each. The proprie tor and members of the committee were fined $2,500 each. In the village of DeKalb, Missouri, Columbrus Spratt, an eighteen year old boy, shot and killed James Mslchcll after having been worsted by Mitchell in a fist fight. While firemen were working on a tire in the factory of Krosmer & Kinchpcr at Allentown, Pa., the walls fell outward, killing five and seriously injuring eleven firemen, five of) whom soon died from their wounds. Frank and James Henderson and James Murphy, while crossing the Tuscara wa near Lafayette, Chio, were crushed by logs. The two Hendersons were drowned. WASHINGTON. Representative Hopkins, chairman of the house committee on labor, has, in com pliance with the petitions of various labor organizations in the country, prepared a bill, which he will present to the house for reference, providing for the enforcement of the eight hour law'. Mr. Hopkins says the labor interests demand that the tariff should not be disturbed. The house committee on public lands has decided to report a bill declaring for feiture of land grants to the Oregon and California and the California and Oregon railroads, except such tracts as have been patented. The grants of these two roads amount to 5,000,000 acres, valued at $3 to $1 per acre. The terms of the contract ex pired January 8th. General II. G. Wright, chief engi neer, will be retired où the 0th of March. It is understood Colonel John Newton will succeed him. The following nominations have been confirmed: Richard S. Tuthill, as attorney ot the northern district of Illinois; John Watts, postmaster at Ames, Iowa; George Eberhart, Cedar Falls, Iowa; Daniel O'Cross, Brownville, Neb.; Morris Den nis, Syracuse, Neb.; Manley B. McNutt, Red Cloud Neb.; M. Grimes, Kearney, Neb. Representative. Robinson says in re gard to his resolution for an export tax on cotton that a tax of one cent will yield a rev enue of $13,000,000. Captain William A. Kirkland, com mander of the receiving ship Colorado at New York, has volunteered to command the proposed Greeley relief expedition, and will bo assigned to that duty. Senator Van Wyck lias introduced a resolution in the senate, which was agreed to, providing that no dividends shall here after be made by the Union Pacific railroad company but from actual net earnings there of, and no new stock be Issued or mortgages or pledges he made on property or net earn ings of the company without the leave of congress, except for the purpose of fund ing and securing debtsorthe renewal there of, and any director or officer who shall pay or declare, or aid in paying or declaring, any dividend or creating any mortgage or pledge prohibited by this act, shall ho pun ished by imprisonment not exceeding two years and a fine not exceeding $5,000. The Western Associated Press has memorialized congress, setting forth the in justice of the present rate of newspaper postage, and especially the rate on trans ient papers. The association are unanimous in the opinion that the law should be amend ed to make the rate on transient papers one cent for four ounces or fractional parts thereof, which would cover nearly ail news paper issues, including supplements, and put a stop to the loss of millions of copies now mailed which are not forwarded by the postoffice department, ibut seized and sold as waste paper to the. serious damage and annoyance of the people. The limit of appropriation for rivers and harbors the next fiscal year was inform ally discussed on the 5th by the house com mittee having in charge these subjects. While no decision was reached a majority of the committee seemed to favor the appro priation of not more than $10,000,000 and expressed themselves desirous, if pos sible, to confine it within $9,000,000. The estimates of engineers having in charge the improvements of rivers and harbors amounts to about $35,000,000. The house committee on appropria lions has about completed the naval appro priations. It provides for an appropriation of $14,329,196, being less than the esti mates, and $1,505,235 less than the appro priation for the current year. The senate committee on agriculture unanimously ordered a favorable report on the bill to prevent the spread of pleuro pneumonia. The Mississippi river commission has made arrangements with the marine hospi tal service for the treatment in its hospitals of all their sick employes along the Missis sippi from St. Paul to New Orleans. Representative Krmeutrout was in structed by the house committee on banking and currency to report the bill for the ex change of the trade dollars for standard dol lars, at par, by January 1, 1885. The president has approved the bill appropriating $100,000 for the benefit of destitute Indians. A committee of fifteen citizens of Da kota appeared before the senate committee on territories to advocate the passage of a bill providing for a constitutional conven tion for the territory, and oppose the rec ognition of the recent convention at Sioux Falls, on the ground that it did not fully represent the people of the whole terri tory'. FOREIGN. Advices from Saigon announce the arrival there of General Millet, sent out to lake command of the land forces iu Ton quin. William Mcagle, an important wit ness iu the Phoenix trial, complains he is made miserable owing to the continued per secution and frequent assaults which he suffers at the hands of sympathizers with the assassins of Lord Frederick Cavendish and Mr. Burke. General Gordon has arrived at Karosko and entered the desert. Baker Pasha made another reoonuoisaucc from Trinkitat with a strong force. The enemy fled south and were pursued by cavalry. Several hundred rebels were killed. The Vienna police have compiled a list of foreigners who are to be expelled from the country. They have also closed Jacoby's printing office, at which the social ist newspaper, The Future, was published. It is now determined that the attack on Bachninh will open at the beginning of March. The Turkish Ambassador has in formed the secretary of foreign affairs that the porte is preparing a note to the powers insisting on a retention of Soudan as a part of Egypt under the sultan's suzerainty, and desires that the Soudan question he sub mitted to a conference of foreign ambassa dors at London or Constantinople. The Porte has sent Wallace, United States minister to Turkey, a conciliatory note In reference to the treaty of commerce between Turkey and the United States. The sultan has assured the British ambassador In Turkey that he wishes to come to a friend ly understanding regarding Egypt. poisoned Degrareff, aiiis Jabionsky, the chief murderer of Gen. Sulerkim. because of his many double deal ings. German conservative papers have made a violent attack upon the memory of Herr Lasker. The Nord Deutsche Zeitung defends the absence of the ministry from thefuneral, and declares it is no more proof of tie degeneracy of political morals, as charged by the -liberals, than would be the refusal of the English cabinet to attend the funeral of Mr. Bradlaugb. M. Dumay, recently in America, at a meeting of mechanincs in Paris, said the American workmen were better paid but were not better off than the French artisans. The French mechanic works better than the American, because not so rapid. French men were freer to come and go from shop to shop than Americans. It is not unusal for American shops to forbid the employ ment of trades unionists, in violation of personal liberty. A letter from General Gordon, just made public, says: "It is no secret that England has abandoned all intentions of guaranteeing the continuance of Egyptian supremacy over Soudan. It has decided that the task is too onerous and would be attended with no corresponding advantage. It will therefore allow the people nowin re bellion to revert to their old sultan.'' Gen eral Gordon accepts this decision as wise and just. It is estimated that 600 rebels were killed in the late fight. Baker I'asha tele graphs that his men will be able to hold out for only a short time behind the entrench ments. Spies report tliat the rebels intend to attack Suakim. It is expected that Gen. Sir Evellyn Wood's army will go to Su akim. A Cairo dispatch says : Great indig nation is felt, both by Europeans and na tives, at the apathy of the British govern ment in view of the recent massacres. No news of Gen Gordon has been received, and the general opinion is that only a miracle can save him, when the news of Baker Dasha's defeat spreads throughout Soudan. Death of Wendell Phillips. Boston, February 2.—Hon. Wendell Phillips died to-night. He began showing signs of dissolution at 4:30 this afternoon and died at 6 o'clock. Mr. Phillips was ill just one week, but not until Thursday was his condition considered dangerous by his physicians. On Thursday night he failed rapidly, but on Friday he rallied slightly and passed a fairly comfortable night. This afternoon his Illness took a critical turn, and he gradually failed and passed quietly away about C o'clock in the evening, in the presence of his wife and niece. Mr. Phil lips was in his 73d year. CONG RESSIONAL. Senate.—M onday, February 4.—Pe titions of ex-soldiers of the union army, praying for the enactment for the benefit of soldiers of the late war, were presented by Logan, Pendleton, Frye, Harrison and L ipham. Mr. Logan posed a bill ror the relief of Filz John ter. Bills introduced and referred—Mr. Cameron, (Wis.) to enable the people of Dakota to forma constitution. Mr. Logan, to provide artificial limbs for ex-soldiers. Mr. Wilson, to prevent the publica tion of lottery advertlsmeuts iu the ter ritories and the District of Columbia. Mr. Van Wyck offered the following: Re solved, That the secretary of the interior inform the senate whether the Union Pa cific company has issued any new stock or made any mortgage, pledge,' lease or run ning arrangements or other traffic contract since March 3, 1883. Agreed to. Mr. Hoar, fromthe committee on privileges lions, reported adversely Senator Garland's Dill relating to the credentials of United States senators. of various laws pro Por and elec House.—T he speaker announced the following committees, changes and appoint ments, stating that when changes wore made it was at the request of the members concerned: Rivers and harbors—Thomas in place of Chace. Mississippi levees—Chace in place of Thomas. Naval affairs— G. D. Wise in place of Eaton. Foreign affairs— Eaton in place of Wise. Education—Rock well in place of Milliken. Expenditures of state department—Davis (III.) In place of Price. Liquor traffic—Price in place of Davis. District of Columbia—Worthington and Rockwell. Expenditures depart ment of justice—Crisp and Milliken. Mr. Springer sent to the clerk's desk the memorial of Richard W. Webb, of New Mexico, presenting charges against Chief Justice Samuel B. Axtell, and a resolution directing the committee on Judiciary to in vestigate and report on the same. Referred. Sir. Ellis submitted the conference report on the hill making an appropriation for the relief of certain destitute Indians in Mon tana. Agreed to. (As agreed upon in the conference committee, it appropriates $100, - 000 Instead of $30,000.) Senate.—T uesday, February 5.— Bills were introduced; By Sir. Allison, to h thorizothe location of a branch home for volunteer disabled soldiers, in one of the following states: Arkansas, Colorado, Kan sas, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri orNebraska. Mr.Coke, of the eommltteeon Indian affairs, to provide uu ullolmentof lauds in severalty lo the Indians of the several reservations. Mr. Hawley, to amend the pension law. Mr. Hawley offered a resolution which was agreed lo, directing the committee on print ing lo Inquire into the expediency of pub lishing an official gazette of the United States, to contain advertisements for pro posals of contracts, general orders and an nouncements by heads of departments of the more important appointments, and such other matter as is now published by the dif ferent branches of the government. A bill suspending for a further period of five years the section of the revised statutes which prohibits the taking of guano, except for the use of the United States, from the Guano Islands, under protection of the United States, was passed. House.—M r. Brown (Ind.) intro duced a bill to prohibit lotteries, lottery ad vertisements and the sale of lottery tickets in the District of Columbia and the territo ries. Referred. The house went into com mittee of the whole, Mr. Cobb, of Indiana, in the chair, on the bill for establishing » bureau of animal industry. After readii the report, which is an exhaustive state ment, and says that circumstances make it advisable for congress to legislate upon the subject of plcuro-pneuraonia among cattle, Mr. Hatch, chairman of the committee on agriculture, explained its provisions. Mr. Bclford said he had been informed that this bill was the result of the combined ge ng nius of kings country that it was to destroy men who owned thor oughbreds. If that were the object, the house should have the courage to deliber ately Investigate the question before passing the measure. Mr. Hatch denied ever having heard any question raised between the cattle men of the west and the owners of thoroughbreds. Mr. Wilson (Iowa), supported the bill and described the great anvantages that would accrue from its passage to the cattle indus try of the country. The cattieii. the United States amounted to 40,000,000 head, worth fully $1,100,000,000, and it was of extreme importance thatthis great industry should not be endangered by the spread of pleuro pneumonia. That the disease was here, and unless the federal power did something to stamp it out, It was here to stay. , Senate. —Wednesday, February 6.— Bills were introduced: By Miller (N. Y.), providing for extirpation ot pleuro-pneu raonia and other contagious diseases in do mestic animals. By Mr. Miller (Cala.), to provide for executing the tr-aty simulations relating to the Chinese. By Mr. Logan, to increase the efficiency of the army. By Mr. Allison, to provide for indemnity of the state of Iowa, due under various acts rela ting to swamps and overflowed lands. The chair laid liefere the senate the resolu tion offered by Butler requesting the presi dent to transmit to the senate u record of the proceedings of the Proteus board of in quiry. Agreed to. The chair (8hennan) laid before the senate the unfinished husi nes of yesterday, .being the Mexican land grant titles bill.' It was debated at great length and several amendments and rejected. Without senate went into executive session and soon adjourned. House.—M r. Curtin introduced a "hill for the establishment ot a branch home for disabled volunteers in one of the west ern states. Mr. Clements reported a reso lution calling upon the secretary of state for information as to who. If consuls or agents, had been absent from duty since January, 1882, the length of absence, and whether salaries had been paid. The house went into committee of the whole (Mr. Cobb in the chair) on the pleuro-pneumo nia bill. It was debated al great length, but without action the house adjourned. Senate —Thursday, February 7.— Mr. Van Wyck reported favorably the bill from the committee on public lands, to re lieve purchasers and settlers on the Denver and St. Joe railroad lands. The price fixed is $3..'«0 per acre. Mr. Cullom introduced a Dill for the relief of persons whose lands were confirmed by the governor of the Old Northwest and Indian territories, and whose lands, so confirmed, were after ward sold to the United Slates. A bill relating to lands occupied by settlers and formerly believed to be a part of the Ute reservation was passed, with a proviso to be returned to the public domain. At the expiration of the morning hour the sen ate took up the unfinished business, being the Mexican land grant title bill. It was discussed without action. proposed ion the act House.—M r. Beach, from the ..com mittee on agriculture, reported the resolu tion directing the committee to inquire into the manufacture and sale of oleomargerine, etc. Placed on the calendar. The house proceeded to consideration of the adoption of the amended rules of the house of the For ty-sixth congress as the rules of the bouse. An amendment was offered by Mr. White (Ky.) for a woman's suffrage committee. Lost —6' to 102: almost a party vote, the democrats voting in the negative. Au amendment restricting the privileges of the floor now «ranted to ex-members of con gress was lost—117 to 13Ü. No quorum voted on the amendment of Mr. Cox (Ky.) for the creation of a committee ou cousus. Adjourned. Senate— Friday. February 8.—Mr. Logan lot I o iuced a bill creating a commission whose duty shall he to inquire lut « and re port upon the material, ludtutrial and intel lectual progress made by the colored people of the United States since 1805, and making an appropriation for the same. Mr. Hale called up the conference re V ort on the Greeley relief expedition. he chair said the bill was in possession of the house of representatives. No motion or remarks could cept by unanimous consent. The senate took up the Mexican land grant titles bill. Mr. Bowen spoke at length on the amend ment heretofore offered by him. Many ocher amendments were offered, which, for the most part, were rejected. The debate was participated in by Bayard, Conger, Plumb, Van Wyck, Bowen, Dolph, Sher man and Cooke. Finally the debate closed and the bill passed. The senate then ad journed until Monday. («House. -The house proceeded to the consideration of the report of the committee on rules, which was finally adopted. Willis introduced a bill temporarily provid ing for the support of common schools. Re ferred. It provides for an annual appro priation of from $10,000.000 to $ 100 , 000 , 000 , the next year's appropriation ta be reduced $1,000,0000, and each succeeding jc«r. Mr - Davidson offered a resolution request ing the president to prevent the delivery of Sehor Carlos Aguro, now in prison at Key West, and held for extradition on demand of the government of Spain, until it shall be ascertained whether the charges against and he is hold for be mede regarding it ex Mr. ll Ileal offenses. Referred. Mr. doff intro duced a Joint resolution appropriating $100,000 for the sufferers of the Ohio river flood and tributaries. DEFEATED HY EL MAHDI. Kaker rnftha'i» Army Completely Routed by the Faine Prophet. London, February 5.—A portion of Baker Pasha's force left Trinkllat Saturday and throw up Intronchments on the shore at Laquaka, four miles distant. The rest of the troops followed Monday. Baker Pasha Intended to advance to the Well ot Teh, five miles further and half-way to Tokar. Noth ing was heard afterwards of his movements until the news came of his defeat. This defeat was rather expected, as his force consisted of raw, badly-equipped, drilled and disciplined recruits, some of whom were sent to the front without arms and some with only muskets. The gloomiest rumors have prevailed since the start of the expedition. Advices about the defeat are conflicting, but the following details are received. Baker began to ad vance from Trinkitat Sunday with 3,000 troops badly armed and short of ammuni tion, many of whom were unwilling to pro ceed. He had asked for rifles instead of muskets, but received orders to try and force his way to Tokar without delay, and he obeyed, expecting defeat. The spies falsely reported the way clear except of small bands. Monday morning a portion of the advance encountered a body of Osman Degna's troops, and the fight which ensued was more of a route than a battle. The khedire has a telegram from Baker Pasha regal ding his defeat. His losses were 2,000 four Krupp cannon and two Gatling The Turks and Europeans fought men. guns. well. Baker Pasha will return at once to Suakim with the remainder of his force. Baker X'asha lost all his camels and bag gage in the fight. Most of the Egyptian of ficers and men bolted. The Europeans be haved splendidly. The enemy pursued them al most into Trinkat. Fourteen Eu ropeans and three native [officers are miss ing. The fight was begun by a few Arab horsemen attacking Baker Pasha's cavalry, which fled. Baker then formed a square, which the enemy surrounded. The rest of the Egyptians then fled in confusion and the gunners deserted their guns. Baker Pasha was several times surrounded by the enemy, but with his staff managed to cut his way through. The enemy's force was inferior in numbers to Baker Pash's. Only three sides of a square were formed, owing to the fact that two companies of Egyytlan troops stood still, overcome with fright. The ene my poured into this gap, when the Egyp tians threw away their rifles and flung them telves upon the ground, screaming for mercy. The troops ou one side of the square killed many of their own men by wild firing. Later advices of the defeat of Baker Pasha state that the slaughter of his forces continued all the way back to Trinkitat. The Egyptians were panic stiicken and fell upon their knees, but their appeals for mercy were fruitless. The Arabs seized them by the necks, thrust speers into their hacks and savagely cut their throat. The English men missing are Maurice Bey, Surgeon Les lie, Captains Foster and Walker, Lieuten ants Carroll, Smith anil Watkins. Ten other foreign officers are missing. The fugi tives were-huddled together on the shore at Trinkitat, and might easily have been slaughtered, but the enemy gave over the pursuit. The men embarked as quickly as possible upon six transports lying, there, and with Baker Pasha and Colonel Sar torious, arrived at midnight at Suakim. In tense excltment prevails in Suakim, and an attack of the enemy is expected. The forts are occupied by the English marines. The French agent has telegraphed for a man-of war. _ _ The Election Outrage Cases. Washington, February 8.—The sub committee on privileges and elections, ap pointed to investigate the causes that led to the death of Matthews, in Copiah county. Mississippi, had a meeting and decided up on a plan of action . They leave Washing ton on Tuesday morning for Uazclhnrst, the county seat of Copiah county, and will decide upon further proceedings upon their arrival there. A session will be held at New Orleans and Jackson, Miss.