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JAS. n. SWORDS, Pakllakar.
W.H. B. SPEAKS, Ealtar.
SATURDAY, JULY 23, 1870.
No measure was prcseuted
to tbe Legislature which com
manded consideration superior to
one for constructing the levees.
The acts of 18G6-7, were virtually
inoperative, in that the provisions
for raising a revenue were limited
to a certain amount, ami it has all
been consumed. The river front
is yet exposed, and a rise may
sweep away what work has been
done. If the Legislature had not
been so completely absorbed in
its viseious schemes of corruption,
some action would undoubtedly
have been had upon this impor
tant subject. Hut, unfortunately,
a corrupt Legislature could only
legislate in its own interests; and
hence the public good became a
secondary consideration. The
grand idea at all times seemed to
be to feather in tho most extrava
grant manner the nest of each in
dividual legislator. In the early
days of the session General 1'. U.
Starke prepared a good bill in the
interest of the Levee District, but
it was suffered to languish for four
long months in the hands of the
committee to whom it was refer
red, and when it did dually emerge
was found to have been emascu
lated in its most vital and and im
portant features. ro measure
could by possibility originate that
would not be perverted to suit in
dividual interest, and this measure
was compelled to submit to this
process. In the bill as origiually
drafted the Governor was cmpow
ered to appoint the commissions
to supervise, cause to be con
stiucted the contemplated levees,
and to disburse the moneys nec
essary to prosecute the work.
Here was a chance that Radical
ism could not permit to pass.
And in the four months that
this bill was In the hands of Com
mittee, it was closely scrutinized
br Radical cormorants, that it
might be fashioned to suit the
peculative interests of certain in
dividuals within the privileged
rings. In the original bill, as we
have said, the Governor was au
thorized to appoint Commission
ers. This "privileged ring"
changed this most Important fea
ture and made the contemplated
act a close cuperation for the len
efit of individuals, and when the
bill was Anally reported it was
found that the names of curtain
persons had been substituted for
this clause. Prominent iu this list
was the name of the notorious, if
not celebrated, Peter P. Bailey, a
sort of frost-headed vampyrc, who
manages to live as Radicals of his
ilk, alone can live. 1 lie bill was
rushed in the usual precipitous
manner through the lower House,
and it was thought would bu a law,
and these men, whose names appear
ed in it, chuckled over their pros
pective good fortune in being the
custodians of a large sum of mon
ey, much of which would of course
have stuck to their mucilaginous
fingers, but a dire calamity was
in store for them in the person of
the Honorable Stephen Johnson,
of tbe Senate, who preferred that
Ms peopje should be subjected for
a few months longer to the danger
of inundation rather than that
they should be inblushingly plun
dered by the men into whose hands
their money was to be consigned.
When the bill reached the Senate,
at the heel of the session, he
moved to lay it on the table,
which was adopted. Mr. Johnson
was as much interested in the
levees as any Senator upon the
floor; but he coulU not permit his
people to be robbed, by unprinci
pled adventurers, who, by means
which It is now unnecessary to
mention, had caused their names,
to be inserted in the, bill. Our
citizens upon the river front may
probably not know the tause of
this action on his part; "but we
are satisfied they will honor him
in the fullest when they learn, as
we have endeavored to show, that
lie threw himself between them
. and a band of hungry carpet bag'
gers, who only desired to get pos
session of the taxes which the act
contemplated, use the money, so
derived, for their individual inter
est, and leave the people in a worse
condition than they were leforc.
Mr. Johnson has performed a mer
itorious action, and deserves the
thanks of the whole people of
the State for his prompt and
decisive action. The bill, instead
of being entitled an act for the
construction of levecs, should
have been called an net for the
benefit of carpet-baggers nud cutthroats.
Governor Alcokn lias made
somo very acceptable appoint
ments, but in the majority of in
stances he has suffered himself to
be tied too much by party harness,
It is true he lias !ccn hampered to
n great extent by the Senate. In
fact, the Senate is absolutely the
appointing power. The Governor
is simply privileged to make nom
inations, ami if unsatisfactory up
on any grounds, to the Senate, his
nominations are rejected. There
have been several instances of the
conflict of opinion between the
Governor and the Senate in this
matter of nomination and confir
mation. The most prominent of
which are Mr. J. J. Hooker, for
Circuit Judge, Gen. P. H. Starke,
for SlieritT of Bolivar Count), and
Mr. John II. Raymond, for Sheriff
of Warren County.
These, except in the case of Mr.
Raymond, may bo classed as inde
pendent nominations on the part
of the Governor, in which he at
tempts to exercise his own judg
ment, and to shake otf tho influ
ence of that enervating and gall
ing power, the County Delega
Mr. Hooker was rejected by a
very large majority, mainly owing
to the stubborn and persistent op
position and antagonism of Sena
tor Packer. Mr. Hooker, howev
er, was every way acceptable to the
major portion of the Republicans
of his district, and many of them
took up the gauntlet in his do
fence. Prominent of this number
was Mr. 0. S. Lee, Sheriff of
Holmes County, and Editor of the
Lexington Advertiser. Mr. Lcc
spent several weeks in Jackson,
electioneering with Senators iu
behalf of Mr. Hooker. Senator
Packer, however, was positive and
unyielding in his opposition, and
a stubborn and protracted light
was the result. However, at the
opportune moment, Governor Al
corn deemed it safe to submit the
name of Mr. Hooker a train to the
Senate, and this time a conliiina
Hon was secured.
Equally as obstinate and deter
mined nn opposition was manifest
ed when the naino of General P,
B. Starke was sent iu. This, how
ever, originated in the popularity
of the then incumbent of the oflU-c
for which General htarko was
nominated. This young gen
tleinan, Mr. L. T. Webber, en
dowed 'with a vast amount of
energy and agreeable and
persuasive manners, hastened to
Jackson as soon as he learned the
name of General Starke would be
sent in. The result of his pros
encc and labors was the rejection
of the nomination. Tho most ac
tivc opponent of General Starke
in the Senate was Dr. A. S. Dowd,
Other influences were in the course
of a few days brought to bear
upon the Senate, and agnin the
Governor deemed it safe to return
the nomination. He felt assured
that a change of sentiment had
been brought about, and his judg
ment proved to be correct, for
upon this nomination General
Starke was confirmed.
But neither of these instances
compare at all with the vigor and
determination evinced in the
struggle which grew out of tho
nomination of Mr. Raymond to be
Sheriff of Warren county. It fell
like a thunderbolt upon Col. Fur
long, tho present incumbent, and
was pushed forward so ranidlv
that his friends feared he must of
necessity go under. They camo,
however, to his rescue, and called
in this city an indignation meet
ing, in which they denounced in
the most unmeasured manner the
attempt to remove Col. Furlong,
This action, however, produced
o effect upon the Governor, what
ever H may have bad with Radical
Senators, and Mr, Raymond'
name was sent la and acted upon
Much to his chagrin and the sur .
prise of his friends, the Seuate re
fused to confirm him. The
Shrievalty of this county was
then left in abeyance for several
weeks, until the friends of Mr.
Raymond again felt it safe to have
his name sent in a second time.
At this period it was thought his
chances were certain, as it was
asserted he bad a majority of tho
Senators firmly pledged to him,
but, as is truthfully said, there is
many a slip between the cup and
the lip, at tho last moment some
of Mr. Raymond's friends desert
ed him and he was again thrown
overboard. This was a cruel and
bitter struggle on both sides.
Both coutestauts evincing an ex
traordinary degree of pluck, te-
science and great philosophy Tbk Brooks Cottos Pbem. We
taught, mixed with much religious invite attention to the advertise
error.mighty truths in the cause of ment of CapL 0. D. Bustamante,
freedom. Franklin and Jefferson of Mississippi Machinery
were not ashamed of tho associa- A88Dcr. Jackson, Mbi- in to
tion; and the Declaration of 177G, Uue' ,a, wh,lch be. nnoDC"
me vanuui unpieuieuu wuicu uo
is prepared to furnish, among them
was but a reflection from the old
world upon the new, of some of
those great principles. Deep did
answer to deep ; and their efforts
went far to reprove, encourage,
and give new life to nations,
the Celebrated Brooks Press, de
servedly the most popular Press
ever introduced In tbe South. It
combines strength, simplicity of
construction and facility of opera
uacitv of purpose and determina
tion. Col. Furious at all times 'et 10 a izo worlu epanklng,
fought to great disadvantage, be
cause ho must of necessity be
upon the agrcssivc, as his oppo
nent was safely secured behind
tho Governor's appointment.
But the exposure of the Times' tlon with durability, which are all
ignorance is hnrdly worth the the' poluts that a Cotton Press
candle. "John, (said the wife,) snoulJ P"ess. So great was tbe
-i.,. ,Wf .,, ti.nf ..i.n.i uemud for these Presses last year,
: , ' . 0 that not one half could be furnish-
nnu Keep it iroin crying r "inere e(j
is no use my dear, l nave been
hunting all round, and cannot find
a place big enough to spank." If
it lives ! tho uttio one mav grow
Captalu B. informs us that he
Is prepared to fill all orders this
year, but desires orders sent in
Our planters in want of Presses,
cannot do better than to avail them
selves of this excellent Press.
Messrs. Lamkin & Egglcstoa are
agents for the city.
To-day we publish the statement
of the condition of the New York
Life Insurance Company. From
this exhibit It wilt be seen that tbe
The Wnw Allr The Facie In
the Ca.a The Pardee Ceiamli
led wllheul Ball Inaultlag
and Incendiary llaraniue af a
larpet-Haf District Alterner
Hazlehubst, July 1G, 1870,
Editor Clarion: Tbe trial of tbe
In our opinion, Governor Al- parties to the aflalr at Wesson came
corn has adopted a wrong policy . llilbur Tn(1 Stflt0 ,cn. d' assets of tbe Company are $13.327,.
for purifying his Legislature. In Messrs. Lee and Jacobson to pros- 024 68, and the liabilities are only
many instances, to get rid of their ecuto. The youug while men were f 441,218 07. Tbe receipts of the
presence and to be freed from the ?f"entLb?m """.V"? Company for the past twelve
villains, ho has appointed them to the negroes bought ammunition, montb were $5,974,798.39 and the
important offices elsewhere. We made threats of attacking the young expeuuitures owy o,ooj,u.oi.-
.loo... tl.ia l.n,1 ,1 it. .lit " "-- 1UIHII WW n IUH ma VUIU
:S ZLT. 'Z i.. ;," " S T! VJW?L. Pany Lin . very flourishing and
wuu myji irv biiv ucnii u v. wnii vi I licoui ckiii is, as a uuu uia ihbi oubi I . 1 1 f rpL ... Is
his party than any other action of went and notified the young men ' Z7Z ' "... .-I
- " i a kv nuyiin n ia i. i iih nnuniHi waernt s a w ui a iuvu taiee uuiiik uvw it a, n u
is. To make his party perma- COminir armed. In a very short and one-half millions irreater than
nent, he must make it respectable; time they (.tne negroes) came in the expenditures,
to make it respectable, he must kh The local .gent In this city Is
have tho offices filled by rcspeeta- gathered what arms they could and General B. G. Humphreys, whose
bio and honest men. While many mot tho negroes asking what they name alone is sufficient to fully
ofhis appointments from tho Legis- wn,t0l'L..whinin" Llb.Ln!F.0.e., recommend any Institution with
laturoare honest men, there arc ing which resulted In the serious whlch be may be counected.
others who arc naturally dishonest wou,u1,1 " r fw0 wnlu meu
and corrupt. How much better Ti,i. u th in. in ehnrt. C,TV 0rr,CE"
would it have been for him to have These appointees of Alcorn on tbis The following are tbe only ap-
arraigned this class, proved their testimony bound the parties over pointmeuts made by tbe Governor;
tllniniPtt rrn llinm nml bieknil mil , t i- - 4 uu
- ' - I uiiugur tincuuaun iiiuio tiuicui, , M.
-.ii 1 .... ... 11. ..11 is -1. u i .1 . 1. . 1 il. uurweu viii
01 oiiicu ana out 01 me party, iiu aim luuuuuini j eyerou. unnmiui . Mviratt Wharf and Harbor
cannot urge that he bad no evi- f Pe"e" ""hl "J "I! MrsterT'
... . . shot down every one of tbe young w w,, T,.n.
1 .men imnii w 1 ie 1 tn mnv rfc. for . .1... .1 . i I G. W. Walton Inspector Of
- m,MM UgiltJIUH vw- ,,,. ,.
it was furnished in their everyday TnoT M. Broadwaters-Cotton
transactions. For instance, there "'",?0 m.?L . .J weiifher.
worn fill. niw.rntiniiQ nf tht Irnnvn n.nn. hr that .r than, trntn I ThoS. B. LeM Assessor and Col-
. .. " ' r." ... ."r.T lector of taxes,
J. (J. Slioup, whom the Governor " h- a. s. Pesrce-Englneer and street
has appointed Attorney for one of en, h8 tM "u ,re e , a re. commissioner.
the Northern districts. Testimony spect; why don't these white peo- aldebmm,
sufficient to send him to the peni- P' mix with you on terms of 1st. Wabd.-AIcx. Kuhn, J. W,
I o -i ii a 1 1 1 it ia hAAa nsa er inniv T...I..
, - , , . - , (iuuaini is uevbjuss vi iuvh i lATlUre
wjnuary lor tuo remainucr 01 ins 1 p r.J u tl icoa. The testimony of the 2d. WABD.-Wm. Muller, T.
lite, can be prcscntcu at any tune, white men, no saw, must do re
,.,i n..n fn,..a hnHiirlit tn coived with a great deal of allow
, aucc, but the negroes were swear
IUV RlHifTIUMU Ul WM IJgjQ lllQtrUln.
bv publication in the papers. If This sort of talk was kept up un
they had been true an honest gen- " ""' llm ,r T ,
0 cava for .Inckaon. when ho lumnuJ
, 1 .1 i.ii . .
iiemcn, wouiu navo uemanueii 0 ln0 iriin ami wont to ills mas
an explanation, but Slioup know it Ur, who, Leo said in his opeulug
1 i. ...r :.. 1.: . rumiirMi, nau lent iiiuiu uutiu iu
nUU.u ... h.u ... ..." oludd.uothefacU.notto prosocute
giaoiy crawicu aiong in tue sumo anybody.
and filth of corruption and fraud.
3o. Wabd. Dr. C A. Foster, J,
B. Frank.
4th Wabd. I. F. Baum, Stephen
He has also reappointed Edwin
W. Folkos, Assessor of the county.
Under the new charter the Board
of Aldermen will have the appoint
ing of City Clerk, City Attorney,
Bat Saatmere ! !.
From the records kept at Kure
burg, in Bavaria, we get the fol
lowing interesting facts:
In 1132 tbe earth cracked by
reason of the heat, the wells and
streams in Alsace all dried up and
the bed of tbe river Rhine was
dry. In 1152 the heat was so
crreat that the sand exposed to the
sun's ravs was hot enouerh to cook
eggs. In 1100 great numbers of
soldiers In the campaign against
Bela died from the heat. In 1270
and 1277 crops of hay and oats
railed completely. In IWi and
1304 a man could have crossed,
dry shod, over the rivers Seine,
Loir, Rhine and Danube, in lJUJ
and 13U4 a multitude of animals
perished by the heat, which was so
great that the banes t dried up.
In 1440 the heat was extraordina
ry, in loss, lsM, ld4U, and 1041
all the rivers were nearly dried up.
In 15jU there was a great drouth,
which extended over nearly the
whole of Europe. In 1615 and
161(1 there was, in Italy, France
and the Netherlands, an over
powering heat. In 1048 there
were fifty-eight consecutive days
of extreme heat. 1678 was very
hot, and as were the first three
years of the 18th century. In 1718
it did not rain a single time from
April to October. The growing
grain was burnt, the rivers dried
up, the theatres (but wherefore is
not stated) were closed by com
mand of tho police. Ihe ther
mometer showed 33 degrees
Reaumer,cqutvalentto 113 degrees
Fahrenheit In irrigated gardens
the fruit trees bloomed twice. In
1723 and 1724 there was great
heat. The summer 1746 was hot
and dry, tho growing grain being
calcined. It did not ram for
months. 1748, 1754, 1700, 1767,
1778, and 1788 were yeara in
which the summers were extreme
ly hot. In the famous comet year
1811 the summer was warm
and the wine produced that season
was very precious. In lals, the
theatres had to be closed on ac
count of the heat, the highest
temperature being 35 Reaumcr, or
112 Fahrenheit During the three
years of the revolution of July, In
1830, the thermometer stood at 36
degrees centigrade about 97 Fah
ren licit In 1832, during the up
rising of tbe 5th and 6th of July,
the temperature was about the
at tbe conductor, 1
knocked hiia dawn,
'dead head it any f...
Now.' sir, thcro Is no doubt In the Mttrkct Master,8exton,and Hospital
.n .r . 4 Iiahm It n nee. I I'llvBlnlnn 111 tt a fl P II Ainpiiin
",ul"":r dors wcro sent from Jackson to by the peoplo will be held four
bo bought for twenty-live commit tho parties to jail, for tho wcck, Bflcr tho ncxt rcgulttr Slale
cents, un many occasions it '"'."""' vuu w.in uhl... will nr.ilml.w b
, , , . wiiii l.co alter tuo court auiourneu, "
was charged that he received prior l0 rcndcring a decision. Two fixed, by the next Legislature, for
bribes. The most recent charge of the negroes who ran off at the November, 1871.
or bribery brought against him, ursi 01 me ngiii, were aiso commu
, ,i , . i nrt I ted without bail. If the white men
" ' .w.. " were guilty of murder, what were I a .nan vkr f the rt aa
nunurcd uoiiars irom some source the neitroos nuiltv ef ? Ihave talked imtnrii
. . . 1. Iff I ,. . .i..ln.lfH itiinu narltaa l.avati .ml
to intercut iiiiuseu ia uavinif lue r...v., nv.. ... t,.!!.,, v,, i,i, n
n ... . , . i it - 'bers, who heard the evidence. T" ',aUoon thnt 8oes wilh De
county of Benton created. How- d ' rvbud exccDt tb8 Alcorn Haven's circus seems fated tocivo
ever, the acceptance of bribes by pots, say thcro was not enough evi- oriuiu to startling incidents. To
this corrunt cresturo had bncomo imco to convict either or the par- the list of adventures and acci
1 I tl,. HnHolAKirlilAa ninnk I 1 . .1 i I. .11. .1. 1 k
hub ui i.inuomiigu.vi iijuvu uiuiw i uuais iiiai nave uueuueu il, we auu
murder I mint hur HirilliiirFonnflt thiftiilapo.
ran l li. 1 1 B
ilia young: wuuo men navo mp A t uA tttu iMU t
l a- - rj - I Vll liiv UTViiiiii vi vito viu iuhvi ib
li. Buiur a wn a.u wrpu,, inlb ito,l in tlin nrosonnn nf
such a notorious fact that it I
ceased to excite comment any
where. Nobody expected hiin to
bo honest, and nothing could
have created as much astonish
ment as to have discovered him
interested in an honest anil gen
tlemanly act. If the Governor
nlll 1, ks.nl l.afomi T..,ln
Millsans. at Wesson, on Wedncsdav Ww. l)c:l,le' .tbo wirnl blowing
nnxt. shanily from the cast. Ihe a?ro'
The talk of Jacobson was one of !ian.1 to,.,k 1,i8 l'!!1.t,?n. ,V'? trT
tho most outrageous thiugs ever uarK lue rol)0 uin ucm 11 w 1,10
beard in any community. It was earth was loosened, and sheering
well calculated to inflame the minds as it started, a sharp east wind
wishes to cnamor tho people with of the negroes, and we are satisfied blowing nt the lime, it caught a
ti, niii,.n. " euecu second party, wuo oceaiuo enuin-
tflC OII1CCS I ,. ,-!,( ttio tM. tn . , !...! 1 111..
- .1 t ,...! 1.1 . 1. 1 I. I . . "
bis party, ho must fill
with more reputable men than
this man J. C. Slioup.
this case, as short as possible, think
ing tho public would like to bear
tno trutn. lours, truly,
U. U.
The Herald, a day or two
since, alluded to the great princi
pies which tho French Encyclo
pedia and tho American Dcclara
tion of Independence had Ben
forth to all the nations as bindt
ing France and England in a com
mon love of liberty. Tho exprcs
sion was incorporated from an ar
tlclo in the New York World, and
due acknowledgment made.
Tho Times and Republican
cended with the involuntary ex
plorer hanging by tho feet.
At the height ot thirty leet tue
unwilling traveller succeeded in
catching tho horizontal rope near
the bottom of the balloon with his
hands, and thus supported mount
ed to a height of 400 feet, and
moved rapidly in a westerly direction.
The rapid coolinga nd condensa-
A Plea ton Suobt Dresses.
A school girl, whose head seem to
contain something else than false
hair, thus discussess the subject
of short dresses:
Imagine tbe inability of a young
lady, returning from school on
rainy day, carrying books and bos
ket.and it may be with a refractory
veil to keep in check imagine,
snv, the inability of such a belea
gured person to manngo all these
and bold up the ample drapery
which used to bo indispensable
Think of the majesty of promcn
ading the Broadway of our little
town on a fine afternoon with an
ample cloud of dust following on
at an unpleasant distance, and
then having to come to an abrupt
stand-still to disengage one's trail
from dry goods boxes, sidewalk
spikes, etc., even' few yards!
imagine the fun of huntiug hens'
nests in the old barn at errandma
climbing that queer ladder and
jumping lrom tbe big beam, in
long dress! Think of reaching
the grapes on that wild vine in the
pasture from the topmost rail of
the high fence, and of running up
stairs in a hum, and both arms
full, with a dozen yards of alpacca
clinging to your flying feet 1 shades
of Bloomer! Why, it destroys
half the fun of living, come to
reach the gist of the matter.
If we must needs don, with our
womanhood, a bus of dignity with
an acre of cloth, let us bunch it up
iu somo other way, and do away
with tbe misery of a trail. Kind
Fashion, have pity ! Let our gar
ments be measured by the rule of
common sense, and may justice
hold the tape and mercy of the
scissors, when long skirts are once
more put upon us!
A few days - , 7 .
Barley, returnir' .
ervllie, layette C .
bottle, nicely wra;
road, wnlcn lie pn,
excellent wi.i-Uoy.
who was wt.ii L!'!i, t
throw it awr, thai t
gor in utiug it, sb J tti
had been put there" i-.-r no
purpose, but lUrrU tc .
on reaching home, n j a
toddy, of which he bun - .1
and gave part to a luUa
about 11 years old, a sou gi a. .
another of 4- In a few monif.
all became very III. Tbe fi.tUcr to
another bottle of spirits that 1-
bad and drank the contents. $1:-'
three children were all dcd Ju a
short Urns: the father has recov
ed, as also has a negro who r"f 1
of tbe poisoned liquor, s,,:
both the last suffered si-v-Tbe
spirits contained a large a',
of strychnine In It Ithg 1
believed to have been put t
destroy Mr. Bay lev bin; -proof
against any one has yit'
obtained. I ilollr Springs L
July 15.
"We had objections to a l"i
Austrian empire on our E
frontier somewhat similar t .
poleon's objeotions to a Fru
Prince on the throne of Sp'n. .
we would not bare tolerated V
Imlllan for a day if our hac U '
not been tied by a great war,
are estopped from coiuk
France for an equally reaolu'a
titlon to a similar auVont. .
popular sympathies are not a'
amenable to logic, and the pi
tide sets lor tne present t,
France and in favor of Pru,' , v
out much regard for the in.,
merits of the controversy, t
people would rather see
pununed for putting Max.,
on the throne In Mexico tlmu v.
rious in resenting a similar Is . ' 1 -
himself. Our protest agril n&t I
millan should incline os, If vi ".
sides at all, to acknowl i
grievance of France ; but tj s f i
uat J! ranee disregarded
a principle which she assert f, r -own
protection, deprives her f
sympatny or our people. ...
our principles and the logic ci c
example would carry nstoone
and our resentments irr"A r . :
wards the other, the wishes t .;
people, like the attitude of c :
Government, should IxifV "
neither, we ongnt to loos ;. -
disinterested spectators cf a
played for a tremendous s.v.
iiew xorlc world.
Asa wagon, loaded with corn,
meat and negroes, was crossing
Stump Bridge on Tuesday evening,
the bridge fell in, and precipitated
every thing into tnecrecK, oruising
Tom McLaurin very severely, and
a gun went off and shot his wife
n the nip, a pre ty severe wouno.- tlonof UOatcd nir aid eases thnt
lUrandon Ueputmcan. R1,m)orted it. and the extra weiirht
of a hundred and eighty pounds,
WKlniirn that the nrivate dwol- caused it to descend almost as fast
Una- of Mr. Thos. Mount at Bolton's ns it went up, landing the two pas-
Depot, was entered by some un-1 sengerswith a heavy concussion on
known person, on Wednesday of the eaves of a house from which
th naal nrnnlc. unit nil Dockets r I r .n l,-.. ah
,, .. . l.ll. , . I f . . ' . IUC, WHWII fcWOMWX.,
cans is iwauuie anu jour- uoved oftheir contents, amounung faintinir .to the ground. At first
nalistic bun-combe and bal- waiuo. a pisioi ana some wear- the . wcre d to bo kUlcd
derda.h,&c, and lay. it on the J
"noor Herald." Tho astute wrl- recuseitated them, and their hurts
a At. - mt L-LI.. Al l.il , I UlvTvU UvSJ IV J ttOl
ier nrus a me , prooao.y vnougn . of ha
it was Harper's Encyclopedia that Ing by his feet and hand, alone
was referred to for probably he nlished vonnir lad v from Vlcksbonr and moving rapidly throngh the
had never heard of that mighty who made so many friends here air, at an elevation' of four or five
nTn f ni i.i last Bummer, Is again at the Springs, hundred feet, may be better Imng-
engino of thought and karning Bh KCJmlei byher tery lnedthan described.. It was tile
mas was given to tne ugnt u handsome and entertaining sister, m0st thrilling 'scene ever wit
t? m. fvr a. 1ai t I Vflaa Vita - 1?tw Wa Wfari iha I . n .
France from 1751 to 1767, when MIse Ella KIgby. We wish the Beaied, and we'd. not can t-
..v ..tmi r-i.- young ladies much enjoyment du- ... ,7- i .. ,
uca men ai D Alcmbert, Condor- Jsnf thclt itay. 'Itta 'rln"s Ca- ;ne 81'w,"'-jl 1
A Yolno Dare Devil. The
St. Louis Republican of the 8th
says: "A gentleman, who was a
passenger, states that when the
train coming east arrived at Jeffer
son City yesterday, tho Inspector
proceeded, as usual, to tap the car
wheels to test their soundness,
when he discovered a boy under
one ol tho cars, wuo bad been
stealins a ride from Kansas City.
He had formed a sort of net of
rope, in which he lay suspended
like a spider in its web, between
the axle of one of the trucks and
the floor of the car. The boy was
routed out of his place, and quite
a crowd gathered about him on
the platform. He was disposed to
be saucy, and said he had no favor
to ask of anybody.' He stated that
he had ridden In this way thou
sands of miles. As the train was
moving off slowly from Jefferson
City the boy got in his old place
again under the cr.r whUe it was
ia motion. Th3 c ' u tor w,u
notified sii ' a t.rn'm.
Bapi ahd BiTBiBtrnoM. C
day Inst week, a negro man In tU
employment of a white man li. Si, :
near rine Jackson, In Uarit coum
Ala., Informed his employer t....
he had seen one of his m '...
and he bad sent by him a iu -
to come to his bouse to see Li, si cm
business of Importance. , He wc;&
immediately, but on arriving, foim i
tnai tne negro bad told him a false
hood. 8uspectlng something wrc:.
perhaps the terable troth, he h -eocd
back home, found that the
grohad ravished his wife and da
camped. A crowd Of young nmn
was quickly raised and went la bus -
suit. They got on track of the rav.
lsber, chased bim across the riv f
to this side, and captured himia
wasnington county eight mm . -
from the river. He was t-L-.
back, and a lynch conrt, cot""-
o(i!4men half-and-half cf LU, ;. i
and whites, was. organited to try
him . He was rondooibtnl to La
shot to death, and the man wbf
he bad wronged was apoiuted ex
cutloner. He was shot through tU
heart and killed Instantly. ila
rldlan Mercury.
Ox last Friday, one of the ?.
Louis packets landed at Youn a
Point, and put off a white l.
Later during the day. she
found by some negroes In the ro',
insensible, and by them convr- 1
to their quarters, where she u.. t
on Saturday. The negror? tljpn.
for the first time, informed some of
the white people of herwbere-
BDonts, wuoreupon Major. Pnrdy
and A. F. Felt, bad her remains in
terred upon tbe bank of the Uou.
There was nothing by which aht
could be identified. She aMr.l
that she wished to go to Vlcksbur.
In all probability, the poor, belt.,
less, and frlendloss woman wn
cruelly put ashore for want of a few
dollars; put ashore twelve biUpi
from the place where she desired t
go, and where, probably, she would,
nave iouna medical aid, and a com
fortable place wherein to r-
te ber wasted energies and t..i- .
lieaiin. God have pltty opoa
man whose heart never vibnit"s
with one triendlv lmnuln fp ti n
friendless and aullotcd.
TD-.'Ibrtha inn ermrtrrof sn.
HauUuMuul wic,l m It trmr tm,
UU a poor, htluiau wau. doubi:,
Bam burled in a ttrantart luiO.
Madison JourcrJ
What Wt put this onfort .i.:
woman off. Can our riv;r fric
Inform us?
SAisDonriatt: "The r ' i
West Point graduates lit;
He becomes, of r!';t, aa c "
U put in' tor. lr- , ,
are not posst ; -promotion,
an J tiz .
by their ofnr- r - '
s'rirr Very r ', V ' , ,

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