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STATli r». LIDDELL.
reason for not settling the difficulty, that Lid
dell bad once taken advantage of him and
would again. During one of the interviews
Which witness had with Jones, witness told
Jones that after what had happened if he
(witness) were in Liddell's place, he would
consider himself bound to kill Jones through
to save his own life. This was sta
necessity
ted to Jones as an inducement to made some
fmngeinem. Witness did not tell Jones
fl.1» Maj. Liddell would kill him. Witness
tu intimate with Jones and said " Charley,
what in the name of God will you do then !
You can't both live here together in this state
of things." This was not said with the view
of conveying a threat from Maj. Liddell to
Jones. Witness had at that time never heard !
Maj. Liddell threaten to injure Jones either !
in his own house or elsewhere. Witness
never remembers to have told Jones that
** there were two men at Maj. Liddell's who
would hunt him like wolves." Witness never
knew such to bo the case, does not believe
such was the case and could not, consequently,
have told Jones so. When witness was at
Jones', on one occasion, when Wooten was
S resent, Jones told witness that young Mr.
mith, a nephew of Mr. Percy's, had been at
his house and made inquiries of him with
regard to the Nichols' plantation, stating
that he wished to buy the plantation, and
that as Jones had formerly owned the place
he wished him to explore the place with him
and to give him his opinion of it. Jones
there, or had anything to do with his going
there. Smith's geueral character in the
neighborhood was not a good one, though
he was * young man of respectable connec
mt - " -
tions. fPitness believes the reason why the
duel between Henry Huntington and Maj.
Liddell did not come off was that, in witness'
opinion, Liddell would have been assassina
ted on his way to Texas. Liddell assigned
that as a reason to witness. Glenn and
Pryor were to be Huntington's seconds : they
were both enemies of Liddell. Col. StantoD
was Liddell's second. Stanton said he was
not willing for Maj. Liddell to go to Texas
unless Glenn would guarantee that he should
return home without harm if not shot in the
duel. Glenn refused the guarantee.
Davis Beown, sworn.—-Witness was well
acquainted with Moses Wiggins, and had
known him for many years—was pretty much
raised with him. Witness once met Wiggins
soon after the latter had returned from New
Orleans. Witness asked Wiggins if he had
seen Charley Jones, and if he was well.
Wiggins replied that he had seen Jones, and
toon after said that he had no doubt Jones
would pay a man well to kill Maj. Liddell.
Wiggins was with Jones a great deal—was
a great associate of Jones'—they lived close
together during the summer season. Wig
gins was intimate with Glenn also—-was with
him a great deal—they travelled about the
country together a great deal. Witness
thinks that the conversation with Wiggins,
alluded to above, occurred some time daring
the year 1849, is not certain. Witness did
not testify before the Grand Jury which found
this biU
Hobt. D. Pkrct, sworn.—Witness is veiy
well acquainted with James A. Smith. S. is
a nephew of Witness' wife. Witness is aware
of the fact that Smith went, on one occasion,
to Jones' house : knows that he went with
so hostile purpose towards Mr. Jones : before
Smith went to Jones', he told Witness that
bis object was to see Pryor, so that he would
know him : this was before Smith went to
Maj. Liddell's. After Smith had been to
Jones' house, Jones wrote a letter to Witness,
in which he told witness, that his nephew,
Wm. Smith, had been at his house ; that he
treated him like a gentleman while there,
and that he (Jones) felt no alarm on account
of Smith. Smith went to Major Liddell's
merely to assist in protecting his house, in
case it should be attacked : he went at the
request of witness. Before this, and just af
ter Jones waylaid Liddell below Trinity, wit
ness had advised Liddell to have his mends
about him, as there was danger that his
house would be attacked. Witness did not
testify before the Grand Jury which found
few bill.
_ James Henslt, sworn.—Witness has re
sided eleven years in this Pariah. Witness
was very w«H acquainted with Glenn and
Wiggins ; lived not far from Glenn on Little
River. Some few weeks before Glenn was
killed, he came to witness' field, where wit
ness was ploughing at the time. He told
witness that was a slow way of making
money, and he could put bhq on an. easier
road tb make a fortune ; witn««s enquired
howl Glenn replied that if he (witness)
would kill Maj. Liddell hé should have
$ 1500 . Witness told Glana that ha had
_ Liddell : that he would
not taka the life of any man in cold blood.
Glenn told witness if $1500 was net enough
to fix his own price : witness refitsed on any
tuna to have anything to do with the mat
ter, and Glenn left. Soon after Wiggins
eama aadptopoaad to witness to take up
Glenn's proposition : sud that he would see
that no harm came to him (witness:) that
ha knew ail toe roads to Tsxaa; that he
would show witness toe way there ; that he
was able to raise $1500 or $2000 himself ;
that he would join his mens with what wit
nan would get for killing Liddell, and that
together they would establish a Grocery in
Texas. Witness »did not testify Worn toe
Grand Jury which found tUa bill.
H. C. Jons, sworn.—WR mm waa pres
ent, in Trinity, on toe day whan an alledced
assault waa made by ralâddal! on the
person of T. W. Graves. This took place in
• bar-toom of a hotel kept by wnaess.—
jaHe yfl ( w i i dm into tu* loom ut oomptoy
win» some other gentlemen—witaesB believes
u witnem was Ptot matter at
wa.; followed, aotn after, by
dd att tdl Graves that ha had
and Wtodai} w it n ess would
have hand him if he had made nay anob
witness was with* a few feat ef
and Gravfts during-the whole
n is the room wheat tow cum
ifii wÜwnad in ft aft« <% had left;
tliat was
Si id
tiung
heard every
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room at the time, but nobody was playing
parties. There was a Billiard table in th
ou it.
Grant Likcbcum, sworn. —Witness was
well acquainted with Glenn. Glenn was a
violent man ; a few days, not more than
three or four days before bis death, witness |
in
believes that he was the worst man that
ever went unhung. Witness did not testify
before the Grand Jury which found this
suaded, and----- .
was a dead man. Witness is very well ac-j
ouainted with the man Dick Pryor; lias
qua mica w - '
known him, off and on, for many a year.— i
character — ho J
Witness
*i
I
Pryor was a notoriously bad
was a gambler and a horse-racer.
bill.
Laxikgham, sworn.—Witness was
acquainted with Moses Wiggins. Not long
before Wiggins death, witness was overtaken
by him on his way to his house. W iggins
commenced speaking of the difficulty existing
between Jones and Maj. Liddell. Witness
told Wiggins that he regretted exceedingly
the existence of that difficulty—that things
had got to such a pass now in the parish that
a man was almost afraid to express his opin
of
, . ... j.«. ' :
ion about that difficulty, or even to think
- ♦ WTWr !
about it. This was about the ti me that Pryor,
Sam Smith, Emerson, Glenn, and Wiggins
were in the habit of coming to Trinity armed,
Lotns Napoleon and the Sultan de
scended from American Ancestors. —The
past history of the families of Louis Napoleon
and the Sultan of Turkey, is full of interesting
and marvellous incidents, some of which are,
probably, not generally known to our readers.
These two monarchs, now so cordially
united in the struggle to maintain the integ
rity of the Ottoman Empire, are both grand
sons of American ladies. These ladies were
born nnd raised in the same neighborhood,
«Su the Hand of Martinique, one of the West
Indies. They were of French origin, and
compmfans and intimate friends in childhood
and youfc. They were Josephine do Tascher
and a ilss S-.
The history of Josephine is generally
knowi. She went to France, and married to
M. de Biauharnais, by whom she had one
son, En jene, and a daughter Horteuse.—
Some line after the death of Beauharnais,
Josepkiae was married to Napoleon Bona
parte, atd became Empress of France. Her
daughter Hortense, was married to Louis
Bonaparte, then King of Holiaud, and the
present Imperor of Franceis her son by that
marriaga
Miss Ü quitted the Island of Martinique
some titUe before her friend. But the vessel
that w»scarrying her to France was attacked
and tale» by the Algerine Corsairs, and the
crew inj passengers made prisoners. But
this coistir ship was in turn attacked and
pillaged by Tunis pirates, and Miss S. was
carriedby them to Constantinople, and offered
for sales« a slave. Her extraordinary beauty
and accomplishments found her a purchaser
in the Saltan himself ; and she soon became
the ehiflady of the Seraglio and the Suita
ness of Turkey. Mahmoud II. was her son,
and thl present Sultan, Abdul Medjid, is tbe
son of Mahmoud.
Thut die two sovereigns who now occupy
so largi a space in the world's eye, are grand
sons of two American creole girls, who wore
playmées in their youth ; and were as re
markaTle for their beauty and excellent dis
positiois, as for their varied and singular
fortune^
But these women—in the height of their
power—iemembered all the friends of their
youth, çid provided munificently for their
welfare. Many of the friends of the Sulta
nen left the Island of Martinique, and settled
at Constantinople, where their descendants
still rende, and enjoy the favor of the Sultan.
The Sultaness died in 1811, the Empress
Josephine in 1814, and their grandsons now
rule jbver two wide and powerful empires ;
and $re entering, as friends and allies, upon
one the most momentous and sanguinary
struggles in which Europe was ever involved.
—Pkttburg Post.
A singular marriage recently too place in
New Castle, Del. A young lady of Brandy
wine, had some week or so previous com
mitted to jail a young gentleman for being
naughty; * * * * The young gentle
man it is said was willing to make all right
by marrying the lady, but the young gentle
man's mother—these old ladies are queer
tilings, they forget when they were young,
and their many shortcomings—would'nt con
«pp»t to the marriage. So the young lady
;
dapped toe gentleman in jail ; where after
keeping him just long enough to get a taste
of prison life, she made her appearance, on
the aforesaid day, and very coolly gave him
his <du»ce of two things, either to come out
like a maw and marry her, despite of his old
mother sml all the world, ' and the rest of
mankind,' or else stay in jail thé balance of
his life and rot there. This was a hard alter
native,'|nd the young gentleman, after a brief
consideiation, came to the conclusion that it
was better to be hung in toe matrimonial
halter, than* to rot in jail, so he came out
boldly and the Rev. Dr. Spottswood soon had
his neck ornamented with th
e noose that is
" tied by the fongue and can't be untied by
the teeth," and the happy roupie returned in
the can for their homes. But it is said that
the young man, whether from happiness at
finding himself a married man instead of the
ipmato of a prison, ojtftom some other cause,
forgot to stop in Wmnington .where he lan
ded his wife, but continued on to Philadel
phia! **d has not beat heard from since.
A foHomhaving a spite against a sausage
maker, naHd into his shop one day when
it waa crowded with customem, threw a large
dead cat on to« counter, and said, " That
tsn : well settle when you're not
jf and made his exit He was of
w /soon followed by tka sausage ama
tauxa, ear /handed.
that
Skssiui.e.— A worthy clergyman in York
shire, England, lately deceased, bequeathed
in his will a considerable property to his only
daughter, on the subsequent conditions:—
First, that she did not enter into the state ot
matrimony without the consent of his two
executors, or their representati
D
ient of las two I r p
v«s. Secondly, j I
ressed w it h ' irrealer decency than |
"

custom of dressing with naked elbows, my ! w
will is, that in case she presists in so gross a ;
. } .• f ,i manor tliA ivlmh* nron- the
violation of female decencj , th e * holt P P j
erty devised by means atoresan ., and nm r |" ;
jded as a provision for her future life, shall j c j
go to the eldest son of my sister Caroline | tl,e
__and his heirs lawful ly begotten. To |
*i i or. tbîo ia severe !
those who may say this restrict ion is stvere
I answer, that an indecent display ot personal , of
habiliments in women is a certain indication
of intellectual depravity."
Not a Sixole Jew Requiring Temporaux'
Relief. —-Such is the report of the Mission
aries and Colporteurs appointed by the New
York Society for the Amelioration of the
condition of the Jews in that city, and it is a
very creditable one to the industry, fifgulitv,
and temperance of tlie children of Abraham,
- - If all
an
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: so manv ot whom reside in that city. It .»II
. , .. „ ,, ,
! of our foreign population resembled the Jews,
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we would have little need of Alms-IItfuses
At Madrid, on the 5th of April, the O;
at
j
A pious old lady was asked why site named
her dog Moreover. " Why," said she, put
ting on her spectacles to find the place in her!
Bible, " It is a Bible name—here: 'Moreover
the dog came and licked his sores.'
A young naval officer, when asked what
period of the battle was most appalling, re
plie 1, " The few hushed moments when they
sprinkled the deck with sand, to drink the
blood as yet unshed."
Dr. Robert de Lambelle, a distinguished j
physician of Paris, announces that a shook
of electricity, given to a patient dying from
the effects of chloroform, immediately coun
teracts its influence, and restores the sufferer
to life.
" What passage in this morning's exercise
did you like best ?" asked a conceited young
clergyman of the celebrated Robert Hall.—
"Your passage out of the pulpit," was the
reply.
Mould, when seen through a powerful mi
croscope, proves to be a forest of trees grow
ing in the morass which moisture makes for
them.
When David slew Goliah with a sling, the
latter fell stone dead, and of course quite as
tonished, as such a thing never entered his
head before.
,, . .
" Torn, dldn t you sign tae pledge ? asked
a man of a friend who was taking a smash
at the Corporal's. "Yes," said Tost, "but
you know all signs fail in a dry time."
Noggs, Jr., speaking of a blind wood-saw
yer, says : " While no one ever saw him see,
thousands have seen him saw. 1 '
A very absent minded gentleman being
upset from a boat into tbe river, sank twice
before he remembered he could swim.
Hezekiah says that if his landlady knew
beans, she wouldn't buy the article milled
" burnt and ground coffee."
" How late is it, Bill ?" " Look at the
boss, and see if he's drunk yet ; if he isn't,
it can't be much after ten."
Scene in a Restaurant. —"Waiter, if
you call this bread, bring me a brk;k. I
want something softer."
A man caught in a railroad collisi*n re
marked that presence of mind might begood,
but absence of body was better.
The toothache may be cured by holding in
the right hand a certain root
tooth. i
t he root of the j
I
■ , !
It is only the dwellers in crowded cities i
who fully appreciate too sweets of country
life.
It is a remarkable fact that toe letters
w-r-o-n-g are invariably pronounced wrong.
" Necessity knows no law." Well, necess
ity is like a great many lawyers.
. . .
The greatesj depth of the ocean yet found
and measured is a little over seven miles.
11 111 Judicial District.
EDWARD BARRY, of Caldwell, Judge.
W. H. HOUGH, of Caldwell, Dist Attorney.
Is composed of the Parishes of Catahoula, Cald
well, and Franklin. The Jury and Pi-obate terms are
heldas Mows :
CATAHOULA.
Jnrv terms, 2d Monday of April and November.
Probate terms, 2d Monday of June and Janaary,
Sheriff—T. Spann.
CSerk— C. C. Duke.
FRANKLTN.
Jury terms, 3d Monday of March and October.
Probate term«; 3d Monday of May and Decamber.
Sheriff—William Hampton.
Clerk—Henry Earles,
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Probate terms, first Monday of July and February
Sheriff— C. J. MandevilL
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