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Tiii proprietor of the Oxford
Falcon offers for sale an undivided
half-Interest in his paper, type &c.
A young man, named Build
Mullinsf committed suicide near
Paris, in Lafayette county, last
Saturday, by shooting himself
through the head with a hall from
pistol. Cause not known.
A CLERGYMAN who movc.l from
San Francisco to Philadelphia, on
occount of the "superior moral
tone," bad his overcoat stolen
while he was preaching there.
A Fbehchxah was lately found
in a paroxysm of tears over the
supposed tomb of Washington at
Mount Anbuin, but it turned out
to bo only the ice bouse.
Bi a recent act of Congress the
political disabilities of Colonel
I. M. Patridge, formerly editor of
the Herald have been removed.
A Kenosha Wisconsin man.
has been horse-whipped by four
women because ho "talked about
them." '
A negro boy the other day, if
Rankin county, cut a son of Mr
L. Biissell very daujjerously with
an axe.
Theke was a very long, accu
rate, graphic and interesting ac
count of the lire In Port Gibson,
in the Times of yesterday in a
horn. The whole world mig
burn Into a cinder, and our poor,
nodding, half asleep neighbor
would never be aware of it. The
Biblo tells us that an immense
conflagration is to occur one of
these days', for which, so far as
we know, no insurance agent is
, as yet taking any risk. We will
wager anything if it should occur
to-morrow, and begin in this cityt
tanlcst it begun, aai8 very proba
ble, in the sanctum of the Times,
, that sleepy little affair would be
entirely unapprised of it. A good
' healthy, old fashion fire might
possibly thaw tua frozen oon;
cern out, that is if it possible to
warm a creature which is about
,. frozen to death.: There is one
' thing we will say, however, to the
credit of this Journal. It ia mi
' ncntly sound upon the qaestion
- of brtngiag the State Capitol to
vicisDurg. '
A ore at hue and cry ia raised
at the North because Gen. Grant'
will persist in retaining in his
Cabinet Judge. Hoar, who, when'
nominated by the President for a i
seat upon the Supreme Bench,
was rejected by the Senate, thus .
showing that the Cabinet of the
President is not agreeable to Con'-1
gress. Others again clamor be
cause Robcsou, Secretary of the
Navy, ia not removed. It is said
he ia totally unfit for the position.
We agree entirely with these peo
ple, who are classed "grumblers,"
just to far as it applies to these
questions. We think Mr. Hoar
should be removed, and we think
that, as a matter of justice to the
poor, "down trodden African?
Some new fledged negro statesman
should be appointed in his stead.
We have just now no suitable
person to recommend, but we are
satisfied an eminently proper
negro can be found who
will do more honor to the
position than has that superannu
ated old granny Hoar. But as
for the position held by Robeson,
the head clerk of Rear Admiral
Porter, we have a man in our eye
who is entitled to the place, and
eminently qualified to fill It. In
the first place he is of tlio race of
the "nmn'and brother ;" although
he is of the colored troop, it is
true it is not deilnitciy ostablislied
that ho "fought nobly" but then
for the proper elucidation of
great national questions, it can be
presumed that he did tight "nobly'
or any body else whom the gov
ernment dtiiiaiided mid desired
should be fought; the acme of
his perfection, however, consists
in the fact Hint hu is uiuloubt
edly loyal through the fail
that he is a thorough Radical
a.id would not and could not vote
any oilier ticket if hj,s life dtippud
etl upou it. lSe-sidi 3 tiii, upon
the score of familiarity with the
duties of the position, v;e are de-
ighted to say that he is now part
owner in a steamboat, ana once
furnished for a enon certain
luftsuieu, who went into the
swamps to cut down and float out
cypres trees, All tiicsc arc nau
tical affairs and renders a man
familiar with water life and water
craft, and as such eminently fit him
for the position of Secretary of the
Navy. The gentleman of whom
we write is the Honorable Albert
Johnson, member of the State
legislature from this county. We
earnestly recommend him to the
President as the most suitable
persou to All the place from which
Robeson must soon be removed.
nother idea In couuectiou with
the introduction of Immigrants iinto
the State. Is that the true lover
of the Stale, and her growth,
wealth and prosperity muit not
look alone to the succea of indi
vidual schemes for profit. If any
of her eitizeus can etabllih a sys
tem whereby wealth may be se
cured, well and good, but the eood
of the Stute must not be fashioned
to suit the interests alone of this
class of people. Those who look
to the building up of the State as a
great, wealthy, prosperous msd con
trolling lullueiire ia the land,
should cut loose as far as possible
from all the-c individual ehcines.
Not Interfere with them for they
all have tlreir influence and will in
lime work good, but look nloi.o to
llit so things widt h will work im
mediate and puriuui.c-iit yioit for
the laud.
We want lure pern'.ancut set
tiers, w ho will in time lice une so
absorbed and la!:cn up by t;,, t!,:ii
it w ill not be know i. or ii.qtiin.il
whose ancestor came first. 'Ihe
great prerequisite to secure -this
class of people is to put it within
.their power to own permanent
homes among us. Another k lo
surround them with . influences
wiiiehwiU induce thorn to rct-in
possession of thoio home. Noth
ing will so soon do this a to pro
vide them means for the support
of families.
A man without, family h almoit
luvailably, If he be poor and a la
borer, like a rolling stone. He
has no permanent abode. But
when once he has a family ho is
compelled to remain stationary.
Therefore, we a&k that in inviting
foreigu immigration, we should en
doavor to bring the women and
children as well as the laboring
men.- The presence of the wife and
uernocnoi in tie ones areanineeu
lives lo induce the man to labor as-
to make of him in every sense of
me wora a gooa etuzen. uui mesa
families cannot .coma .unless 'ws
can arranga that they may have
permanent hornet. They cannot
take the rUk or employment as la
borers; to work this year in the
fields of Mr. Smith and possibly
next year with Mr, Jones. Their
homes mutt be theirs, and undis
turbed. They should if possible
be colonized together that they may
have their own church and wor
ship their God as they did in fnthor
land ; have their owu schools and
their own newspapers. These things
are all hi the girt or the people or
the South without cost or loss to
them. Let us see what action they
will take.
We are permitted to publish
the subjoined letter received by a
gentleman in this city. It handles
an old subject in anew, interest
ing and fealible light, and to
which in some future day wq will
give more attention.
Fort uibson, i
February 5th, 1870J
Dear Sir : I havo to-day writ
ten, suggesting a railroad from
Vicksburg to Mississippi City.
Vicksburg in the center of the
long staple cotton, ought to be
the mart for the sale of cottons of
that variety, for an immense area
of territory. This railroad if
once built, with the Que harbor
and anchorago inside of Ship Is
land, would givo your city all she
could ask. You would be inde
pendent of New Orleans and the
South Atlantic citiess and in do
ing this the State would be
built up and would havo two
largo cities with all the appliances
social, moral and material, that go
to make a great State. Without
something of this sort, Vicksburg
cannot hope for much more than
to accept agencies for New Or
leans, and the South Atlantic cities.
Uur capital, intellect and energy
is continually drained off to New
Orleans, Mohilo and Memphis.
These cities exercise an impor
tant influence upou us and our
fortunes. Built up by us and be
yond the reach of our Legislature,
or to help to support us by taxa
tion, although supported in a grcnt
measure by our people. This may
look a littlo narrow, but I am
a Mississippian anil for this I de
sire to see her great and prosper
ous, abounding in all the ele
ments of good. I am humiliated to
sce nil the time, nearly all of our
labor1, capital and intellect drained
off t eniii h oilier communities.
Let us build up anew Mississippi
and it we ' cannot realize the
benefits of our hflxm we may
like the gnat Helirtv seer ami
leader, ills with it insight, giving
to our citildicn a brighter pros
pect than we now have for our
selves. I am satisfied this sug
gestion will commend itself to
your mind. It is of more import
ant to your City and the State,
than any " back bouo". or other
road. Lay down the map and
draw a line between the points
about one hundred aud eighty
miles and all the energies of our
people once directed to this road,
it could soon be built. With an
other road intersecting the Mobile
and Ohio, nt or about Meridian,
from Mississippi City, what might
not bo accomplished in thirty
years and this is a small matter
in the life of a Stato. But try the
first project first, the other will
come. I hope you will calmly con
sider this project and get others
'o k so. My pride and hope is
for our own State, aud this is the
only interest I have in the matter..
Let me hear from you.
Br the recent act of Congress
Georgia is further removed from
Reconstruction than is Missis
sippi. Here we have all the Fed
eral and State officers elected, the
fourteenth and fifteenth amend
ments adopted, and the question
of the right of the negro to hold
ofllcc settled in the most satisfac
tory manner ? In Goorgia, how
ever, the negro question is not
settled by a great deal, and there
is no telling when nor how it can
bo settled. Nor has that State
elected its United States Senators,
one of whom should be, to iusqre
recognition, a nejxro.
Jokins AuitoiD. The follow
ing curious specimen of Russian
Jenkiuism is published by the
Tambotr Gazette, under the head
of "Court News Yesterday
his Imperial Majesty deigned to
wake at 7 a. m., and after a frugal
breakfast, was graciously pleased
logo for a bear-hunt.' On cufbr
ing the wood with his suit, a bear,
moved apparently by a happy in
stinct to recreate the mind of the.
father of our holy Russia, imme
diately came to the- Bpot whero
his Majesty had posted, himself.
1'iirnl vsied at the sight of the ruler
of millions of beings who idolize
the bear stood still, aud it was
observed that instead of the fierce
aspect by which this animal is
usaully characterised, his counte
nance boro - an expressio n of
blisrful anticipation, as i ho were
looking forward, like a loyal sub
ject, to the happiness of being
put to death by his gracious sov
ereign. On returning from the
chase, his Majesty caught cold;
but the usual remedies having
been applied to him, he deigned
to feel better. He then went to
bed, and next morning he Was
graciously : pleased to feel quite
well, i ' ' : '
Itapert f taa 1 nam! ! twiuna;
fartk lk A4ruaaa at 31 1 a.
elaalapl aaal taalalavM tar laa
aalaraaia. -
The nnderslgned'wsre appointed
by the Improvement Association of
Vicksburg, to prepare and report
an address upon Ihe advantages
Mississippi and Louisiana offer to
those who are seeking a locality in
which to procure homes, permanent
Un tcuure.'agreeable in association,
and genial In climate, in present
ing this subject to those to
whom it is of interest, we would
deal with it frankly, making no
statement that cannot be substan
tiated by iodl'putahla evidence.
Confidence is essential to all en
terprises, and especially is it requi
site to invest with trust and faith,
the minds of a class seeking now
homes and localities in which to
cast their fortunes. Fully appre
ciating the frorce of this, wo ap
proach too question before us, with
sincerity will give to its claims,
thoughtful and candid attention,
with the assurance, should errors
be presented, they will be thoso of
the head and not of the heart.
Mississippi and Louisiana pre
sent o the immigrant ot every na
tionality an attractive flild. they
offer a soil of unfailing fertility, a
climate genial in character, produc
tions unsurpassed in value, and fa
cilities of transportation, ample to
freight to and from their borders,
whatever may be produced within
their limits or needed to supply
their wauls from abroad. Of their
soil, we have said that It was un
surpassed in fertility ; it hat sccu
mu luted richness from the leafy de
posits of ages, and judging by Us
past it Inexhaustible, promising a
perpetuity of freshness to-the til
lage of the latest generations. In
this connection wo mention the
fact, that should It from unavoida
ble causes become barren, we have
unfailing marl beds of every varie
ty, funning deposits of supply,
with which to reiuVigorato what
ever may be wasted from crude or
unwise cultivation. These natural
fertiliz")-. coupled with thoso that
science aud art lmve created, gives
us tho hails i upon which we can
pledge our splendid domain to the
thrifty agriculturist, as equal, if not
superior, io the fairest spots ou the
green earth.
In regard to climate, those States
are not Miriiasted in eentlouess
winter dot s not linger in tho lap of
spring, nor hold lor months our
ciime in its glacier arms. Ocean
breezes temper our summer sun,
dinlilllnggi'iiilo dews and periodic
showers, healthful to man and pro
pitious lo vegetation. 'Tis true, we
have malarious districts, goueraiing
au imperceptible poison, deleteri
ous to hwilili. but this cau bo avoid
ed or rendered of immaterial im
portance, by care in habit, dress aud
ood. While mc.u have lived and
worked in this SutiiUorn' laii.l cm.
sinco Us first settlement, and sur
vived to a ice n old ago with mum
paired cuusiltuUdns although ex
posed lo every vivisitudo of season
and epidemic. I't utlouco during the
period or acclimation will triumph
over malaria and disease, aud the
tables of mortality will not be swol
len by an influx of linmigralon un
ices, by willful neglect, they disre
gard the most ordiuary rules of hy
giene. Theso Slates are replete in varied
aud valuable agricultural and horti
cultural wealth. Every species of
crop is grown witb success and
profit. We have the monopoly of
one of tho chief articies of agricul
tural produce aud a controlling
Influence in tho markets
of the country with'anothcr. Our
climate, soil, and latitude, embrace
the essential requisite to the per
fection of the cotton plant Mis
sissippi and Louisiana are In the
centre of the cotton zone latitude,
season, soil, periodic showers, and
gentle dows, assert their empire
over this valuable plant and grows
it to greater perfection than in any
other region on tho face of the
globe. Tliis is evidcuced by the
fact that the most gigantic efforts
have been mado by every commer
cial nation, to foster and encourage
its growth in other localities, with
out successful competition with us.
England has signally failed in In
dia its cilmate has proven hostile
aud rendered unavailing her her
culean efforts the miserable shert
sipple Suralt It the mouso result of
the mountains labor. Egypt presents
but a Hindi area in which it bat
been Hicccshfully grown, and that
attended with the extra expensive,
irrigation indispousiblc toils rain
less seasons. Brazil has found by
experience that other products are
in u io valuable, and notwithstand
ing she bus climate well suited to
the successful culture of cotton and
tho high prico maintained for sev
eral years, we are not informed that
her exporlalions have measurably
increased. In vain may wo look
clbowhcrc for a successful compet
itor In the culture of coiion.
Pride, envy, capital, iutcllicnco
and energy have signally failed to
cripplo our triumphs, and our
Southern King reigns with uniiu
pcrilcd sway m the marts of the
world. There is no question of
our continuing lo enjoy tho mo
nopoly of cotton, and we may well
smile at the- puny etlorts of other
countttics to compete with us in its
production. On our southern bor
der sugor cane Is grown in perfec
tion, and the best article of sugar
- known to the markets of tho world,
is the rosult of the science and cli
malo of southern Louisiana and
Corn, wheat, rice, and the wholo
coreal family flourish in rich abun?
dance, and yield m reward to skill
ful culture. The Uorticutturalist
will here find a theatre upon which
hecau achlove the most signal tri
umphs. Our mild winters and
early springs, with the increnious
and moderate nse of the hot bed
aud green house, will enable lua to
have' ready for! market all the
early vegetables, and our railways
reaching their iron arma to the
cities of the east and west, will
give them ready and speedy trans
portation tounfiiillng markets. The
Orchardest can plant bis early and
rare variety Of fruits, with the full
assurance that their bending branch
es will yield him splendid reve
nues. Here the vineyard can be
located, aud their vats will produce
the sparkling wlue that will flow
in full volume, true to the cluster
ing promises of their over lsdened
vines. ur hills are peculiarly
adapted in soil aud elevation to
the culture or the grape, and the
future will develop an example In
our midst that will rival the bond
ing arches and gorgeous arbors of
Italy or France. Grasses flourish
and produce the richest pasturage.
iiere we may nave our cattle up
on a thousand hills, rivaling In
numbers and fatness the herds that
roamed over patriarchal plains.
Sheep with their aunual Increase of
seventy Ave and one hundred per
cent thrive ia unwonted perfec
tion, ana our siangnier houses will
yield their bfferings of bacon, lard
and pork to supply the wants
of the densest population.
These are the splendid attractions
that Mississippi and Louisiana
present to the immigrant world,
and these are the invitations they
extend to thrifty and restless agri
culturists of every nation. The
laborer who has spent his days in
struggling with grim want,
through the abundant harvests that
spring from our gouorous soil, may
speedily change the sluggish for
tune that hat hold him to poverty,
and a brighter change wilt eome
over the spirit or his dream. By
diligent labor and intelligent work,
he win Hua rew years of the cul
ture of our prolific Southern sta
ples, place himself and family far
beyond the pluchlngs of necessity,
and ere ninny annual periods have
passod will bo Invested with. plen
ty and to spare.
Attractive, however, as are the
agricultural inducements of .Missis
sippi and' Louisiana, there are
other industrial processes that of
fer to the Immigrant a field of
equal promise, Manufacturing
institutions are springing up In al
most every neighborhood, and are
creating a demand for workmen
and workwomen, offering the high
est reward. Our raw material It
being converted into manufactured
forms. . Seed that was once left to
decay and useless lots U now be
ing turned Into oil. Paper
mills are yielding the material
upon which thought, science and
literature are stamped. Wheat it
being urown for home mills, and
flour once the monopoly of the
western and middle States, will
soon be furnished fresh at our owu
door. Tanneries will or Wua aon-
suino hides that have heretofore
been exclusively an article of ex
port. Beef and hog packeries will
supply a waut that could only be
cancelled from the slaughter pens
or nontiicw-y, unto and oiistouri.
Uortct and mules will be the
products of our own pastures. The
Fouudery, the Machlue Shop, and a
thousand otbor minor iustilutions,
will furnish the articles necessary
to our domestic needs, and the sum
total of all our wants will be sup
plied oy home luuuttry. uur mag
nificent railways and numberloss
steamers offer stimulating Induce
ments to the hardy workman, and
will glveJull reward to honest la
bor, in mete varied departments
of Southern industry, are vacant
placet for an unlimited number of
operatives. Our lands once supplied
wan ample labor, are either crude
ly cultivated or lying idle, given up
to brambles and weeds. I'he vast
wealth annually flowing from
them In former years, is lost to
commorce aud the wants of the
community. In their succettfnl
and complete culture, there is a val
ue unequalled by the quarts of Call,
for n is, or the golden gems of Aus
tralia. Our manufacturing interests
are moving with sluggish pace for
the want of skilled Intelligent labor ;
our railway and steamboat interests
are daily Jeopardized by lncfllolout
employees or deficient (upply. JEv
ery interest is waning, on account
of tho controlling evil of inadequate
labor, mere it a law, axed aud in
variable, that equalizes supply and
demand; whan the supply is not
equal to the demand, those who
partially fill that demaud havo a
harvest at iholr disposal. The tup-
ply of labor in thete States is far
below tucir wants, and oners to
immigrants the surest and most
certain remuneration.
We havo thus prcscntod. in con
densed form, some of the fea
tures that form the attractions that
Mississippi and Louisiana offer to
those who would avail themselvos
of advantages so manifest. . On no
other soil is labor more anxioiiBly
sought for, and more highly re
warded ; in no other region will it
reap harvests so full and complete.
This hoing true, and no ono cau
successfully refute the fact, our
section presents a field, unequalled
in attractions, end uurivallcd iu its
profuse offerings.
We now approach a point in tho
discussion of this interesting tub
feet, of vital importance to our sec
tion and of special interest to the
Immigrant who is invited to par
ticipate In Its wealth and advanta
ges. It is our fortune, in the evil
timet it is our destiny to encoun
ter, to be misrepresented in every
and all particulars,aud lu none more
than lu tho manner in Which im
migrants aredcalth With, when they
cast their lot with us. They are
made to believe we are worse than
a soml-clvillzod people that mur
der, theft, robberv, riots and every
species of crime known to the cal
ender is rife in onr midst Arid
not only this, but il. , &;e tai.U
to bolive wo are a nation of swiud
Ion, read; to ckcat Uiem out of the
f;i.:i c' "fb.ii i ; I.
ncrcjiM y ! i- t;t t ) s ' tar
LiliuU of I.. .? f . fj , t t , I f
the BPHpfli of t' y ' i s" f. - .-
Ur wi;li our r"' ' , l...t it !
uofestsry in Via oft ef,-', t .a
we have heartleat em... , -i, t. ; ,; . u-
polous la statement, ever rta.ly to
misrepresent ut for their own Mi
flab purposes. It I only neefsssry
for us to surest this fact, that wa
desire above ail other considera
tion,' to have onr country oiled
with an industrious and thrifty
population, and. to pursue the
eourse charged upon us would
be the most consummate folly
ever "perpetrated by a people
of tha most ordiuary sagac
ity. It Is true we have crimes
In our midst, and it is true that
disorder Is sometimes manifested,
but when we eonsidcr - that
government Is administered by
military authority and not by the
people of the country, and when
we institute a comparison oetween
our locality and other aecttont, we
win not be round the suuert rt oy
the comparison. . The public jour
nals or the country are the index ot
publlc'raorala, aud portray the quiet
or disorder or communities, dj
this standard we are willing to be
judged, and upon this basis we
court criticism. law when
entrusted to onr own citizens, is
observed and justice. administered
here as evenly as In any other sec
Hon of the country, and personal
rights are guarded with at much
care as in the the more profeitedly
tettlod localities. In velw of the
unsettled state of government in
these States, it is a matter of con
gratulation, that there is so little of
justice, in the prejudiced charges
that have been mado.
We are emerging from a strange
and anomalous condition. From
military rule we are rapidly past
ing, and civil authority will be
speedily established. With this
new order or things w III come a
more satisfactory slate or public
feeling: confidence will bo restor
ed, anal our citizens be reinvested
with the control or their State and
local affairs: and when this do-
sired eud is achieved, we venture
the assertion, that no other State
will present communities more ob
servant or the proprieties of life, or
more disposed to quiet and order,
than Mississippi and Louisiana,
We have said, we are just emerging
rrom a strange and anomalous con
dillon, aud we may say wo ara en
torlng on a new and, we trust, a
brighter era. With the new order
of things,, we are sanguine of more
propitious times. 1 he past is rap
idly becoming, witb ut, a sealed
book ; whatever may have been its
imperfections,' or whatever may
have been linked with it of real, or
supposed merit, we are willing to
let remain it with the things that
ara paet. . We enter upon a new cs
reer with freth hopes and bright
anticipations, in the new order
of things, we wish to reap the ad
vantages to be derived from n f ti
flux of hardy, industrious, enter
prising and thrifty immigration,
We are now as it were verging
upon a new period the present is
but the germ of a more prosperous
futur,e. To tfully realize onr just
anticipations, our depopulated sec
tion mutt be re-supplied, our watte
lands re-eultlvated, and our work
shops Allot) with lntelligeut labor.
The nationalities of the old
world have been for ages pair, the
centres of population. They have
grown with the growth of eentu
ries, and are now burthened with
the teeming millions that flood
their mountains and plains. These
vast hives of human industry are
feelirg tha pressure of their In
oreatlng density, and neeetsity ia
forcing an exodus from countries
overburdened with population. In
looking beyond the confines of
homo and country, for a land in
which their foil u net may be bet
tered, the American continent has
presented the greatest attraction,
to the oppressed and poverty har
dened laborers or the old
world. Across the bounding
billows of old Ocean, a song
rich in melody, has fallen
upon their ears, whose notes tell
them of a land unsurpassed in fer
tility, sparse In population, pro
ducts rich in value, climate genial in
nature, and where they may secure
by honest industry homes lor their
tamiiict, and a future pregnaut with
uufalliug promises. Science aud
art have furnished ready channels
of intelligence aud communication.
The eloctrio current beneath aud the
capacious vessel above the surface
of the sparkling Atlantic, furnishes
the means of information and exit.
An increasing stream ot immigra
tion has for more than a quarter of
a century flowed in a westardly
channel. It is our highest interest
to induce a free current southward.
and constitute Mississippi and Lou
isiana rocepticalt, lu which to ap
propriate iu fullest volumo. We in
vito it from every land and every
clime invite it hj superior pecuni
ary iuduccmcut invite it by oiler
ing an interest in a soil that rivals
the richest in fertility invite it by
offering- a clime where. tho curly
spring breeze whispers a song
of health, of flowers and beauty,
and whero the autumnal, tides
are laden with the rich,' , ripe
fruits of honest industry invite
it by showtug that here it in this
Southern laud are rivers or wealth
that never go dry, Invite it by
showing tho agriculturist, the nu-
chanie and the artisan, that there is
no snot where thc-lr labor it more
needed and will bo better reward
ed invite 'it by showing ihat hare
the honest, industrious, iahoi m, no
matter how reduced in pecuniary
circumstance, w' '''i',' ai.J
swiftly accumu!' . a roir lemy
and place I ' 1 : - s t i 1 i-
to fni it''
t(.. , I, gui & iU3 r.
c;;:i ', "
t' tl"V
we ! i
the i....- -
n .'inn. 1. - "
t 9 H ' V t ..
f- t 1 . 1 t 0
V.,.(i, t'l i i s.
lit:S ui .! ' !
ours, V, , i 1
our ell: I. t
our pofctci.'r, t f
tions, lo cuii
Stream, that w
grandeur upon Ui
the supersiructi 3
Unequalled in U.u s
their common gt..
All or which u r-
mitted, , .
Gao. B arses, r
r. O. Vtur mo J.
Eitics W.Walu -.
ilium n.iinii
Tk Antee4i mt t- n
Most peoile hsve 1.
for the first lima h t
lory of iheLiui J
ored Senator has bet n i
the halls Of Wad ',s tm a
have consequently wo i i
and what manner of man!.
Hiram IL llerolH. Lin
not know il.it he Is ft-J
man, ami t'mt wli.ie I j
miuisterofsui h s iml
Itles that his on n (
flock turned upon I ' i .i
him to seek o"her I. ! ' t.
lure new. The out -history
we propose to g;
brief a space as prl i .
Mr. Hiram It. J. veU v
in the Stale ol Not t!i C .
we first hear of him at .v.
where he succeeded li.-i U
the charge of a clmn-li, an t
he became iuvolre.1 iu a t!:
church riot, whiri,u ht ,
was knocked down wia a
in consequence of w Lii 'i s'
ly arrests -were uiBde. hot
was dismissed from tho t i"
took to school te tchiuj tid
ing. in 1861 he was s-jiin a 1i
tb the church, and un.c ' 1
worth in 13uj.
In this city he a'r",
as pastor ot the 11. h.
volved in a dispute wl
In regard to tome, im
propriation Of ll'S !
cliurrh. It was r.'.
Mr. John Mori is, '
now reside on 1
and who is a man rr
published, a p in
Humbug," In v
fie allegation '
dered the U i .
$1,130, and bn
of the same.
i Jers
i iiii-ap-
i or the
;: r.a that
. . at Who .
i.o street,
h tilent,
fitted' "A
m 'ids apecU
!. .d ,-lun.
tiia atiiit of
ird proof
'''vols, ia
7. hrousrht
fho mouth of ifiiiir. i
an action agii 'it '
Which ho lost, t' "
vinccd of the ii u' . ,
i for libel,
. itlon.
l ut leiii'h la
i - I ot June.
.'. .3 c talneti
This trial was not
ihe Coramerciul n
aud the substance
in the follow!
from our edit. i t i
"Itlschnu I i
stated in chi
ing approprinti 1
church. A 1 .i :.
I i ill cut
ft t a to:
it 1 1 l con
' ' . hav.
- fun i! of the
him.ijcr of wit
I ; i; er, count
" ....ti were
1 :.a caa was
1 L the prose
, hud a ir able
'o t1 o Jury,
; f in. X. e jury
diii.nitl 'f w.t
7 ii i ut pot imi1U '
Jl.e c't " as
r ot " A lluia-
d iu as be-
lla HAt-rtwV'' -rn f
hesset teitttk 1,
books, and of r
offered in ev: '
very ably eon
cution anddn
and lengthy ar"n
was aubmittc i u
retired, and ',", '
utes, returned t
ty thus sust.. ;
made by the .
bug,' a li'"- '
which, it tc
Ing true
Revels bcln" t
as guilty by his own
' " -wi-va
Leavenworth in -
removed to Lorw
where, In confc;"i
phlet published : i
John Morris, c ' 1
misdeeds, he t
of lfcibS to A' t'
must have Ik
this time (!...: ' . .
Momph.s, hut . i ,- i
' ',iai
io? cf a paiu
f i i'.a by
1 11 to ll f
i i l 3 fa.l
I. It
In in at
v. ; I) ti uiaiii-
ed there we kiio
that city, howev'
the character oi
hanging of a i
who was exc'
Captain Pern-.
, I r
e'i it
i n i .
. i la
r at tho
i :oodv
for I iil.u ,li)Cr (,
ui i.M', however,
I lieni v Ward
:?we aud othcr
' w Mo iva a
.! fui the hoirl-
1 I( i ' I hut
w a..14li.KU ttlUll-
. I'm .. Mr.
" U OUUtt
' j:,rrus
' pei,U
ii 0 Obtain
;-' V O.OiOt"
.; .1 ft a rtti.
he oiiiv an t f
Beccher, Mr.
remarkablo 1
blc, and his in
can haiJiy be "
seem to flow
net. .
The last
Revels is f
which Sta'c '
lot til W iltcil
to have been :
liar circum-ii
ed lio vote
was after w
prom ne b
and I 'r
Afrii tvot'
Mi- lipill
iiy. We ti
lois inter'
: tin)
t' J
sumo t ...
rncordi''! i
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