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W. A. LeUSVKIR ............Publisher BATON ROUGE JULY 30, 1881. THE AVEINGING IEISIR. It has come to pass, at last, in this parish, that a trial by jury is anything but a joke. It has happened during the present term of the District Court, that every man guilty of murder, mansllaughter and robbery, has been adjudged guilty by the juries who have lifted Justice from the quagmire of shame and corruption, into which she had been contemptuously thrown years ago. The penitentiary will receive a goodly accession of malofactors sent there'by the East Baton Rouge jurors, who have had the courage and the honesty to perform the duty they owed to society and to themselves. Another such term of the Criminal Court as the present, will suffice to restore the entire supremacy of the law in the parish, and give a chance to people from abroad to come and occupy the rich lands that immunity from punishment for crime had, little sby little, turned into a howling wil derness. 'he occupation of the hoodlums who roosted on the Court Hlouse fence, :~waiting patiently to be called to the jury box to let "the boys" oil' have found that Othello-like their occupa tion was gone. Theijuries have been constituted from the regular panel and the result is a complete triumnph of .1 ustice over Lawlessncss. Public opinion has but one voice ill applauding the jury men whose good conduct, has entitled them to the gratitude of their falikw-citizens. 'These righteous upholders of the law can take home with theni the proud consciousness which accompa -nims a well performed duty, and feel * assured that they are sustained, une quivocally, by the good people of the parish who stand in the proportion of suiuety-nine honest Ten to one villain. Much credit for these good results is (til to the Judge, who has not al lowed himsetlf to lbe moved by a set*si bility which is fIrquently of greatad vantage to criminals. 11e has been jest but ,inflexible in doing whatt he thought to be right. 'l'he D)istrict AL torney has perfotrmed his part in a .mangner which has won the ap probation of everybody, and the Sheritf and his deputies have done all that good officers could do in bring -ing to trial the perpetrators of' crimes and misdeeds. The emigration fbver which rages in Europe has now also reached Ilun gary. In lformer years that country. with its comrparatively sparse popula tion, has not sent offl' many emigrants; but bad crops and the intolerable -burden of military conscription have given such an impetus to the emigra tion movement that the Government .has become sorely alarmed, and is 'trying hard to stem it-of coursen, with very poor results. Most of the people come to the United States. New llarmpshire has a new law tax ing church property when it exceeds $19,000 in value. The Congregational Church at Manchester refused to pay, on the ground that the act was nncon atitutional, but the Supreme Court .R'has decided that under the constitu * tion of that State it is competent for ' .the legislature to treat church proper - ty like any other in the matterof tax a.tion. "What is hell!" asked a Lutheran Sunday school teacher of a boy in class J,,at Sunday. "A shirt with a button off, ms'am," replied the boy. "Ex ilain yourself; what do you mean sir'?" demandedl the mneek-spirited but sur ,prised teacher. "Well, I heard my I'a say to amy Ma the other mnorning when the put on a shirt with the back tbutton off, "'Well, this is hell," That's all I know :about it." 'rTh,' (lintton 'Patriot-Democrat says he codorced people in the vicinity of Tiigerville, appreciating the advan to, of an education, continue tlheir sch'!ool at their owI expense after tihe •l*bhlic fudls are exhausted. They des.rve muchr credit thcerefer. '[he latest bulletin from the Sur grUs, menrely relor, the I'rcsident in u, b'tti'r 'onRditiou'th:in he has been oince; his severe ch'ill of last Saturday. It ia+*'vidunt thlat hlie is yet far firom t';n) nut of ldanger. In tho late tournamentof the Louis a'il;e (G;UU Club, the three first prizes were won respectively by the follow ing New Orleans marksmen: L. C. Jemretrn, Fred Myles and Consin. Under the above heading, the Lake Charles Echo, one of the most vigor onusly and intelligently conducted journals in the State, makes a center shot on those towns and classes of people, whose petty jeal onsies lead them to "pull back" against any movement, no matter how meritorious, that men whom they don't like have suggested. Un able to rise high enough to be mag nanimous they become the curse of the community wherein they live, by handicapping every movement that looks to the general welfare. Our clear headed contemporary who has done for Lake Charles the work of a Titan speaks as follows: "As a town is but an aggregation of individuals, the rules of life which bring an individual to" prosperity may be considered with great ad vantage. Continued, hopeful, per sistent effort; a prudent forcast; a resolute embarking of all the means -and on some occasions of more than all-possessed, when the venture, according to well establish ed rules of business, promises good rewards; a saflltciently clear head to distinguish between what is illusory and what is real-these, it will be con ceded, are essential conditions and qualities of success. One or two, or indeed almost any number of mis takes, may be overcome by the in dividual who still possesses and will exercise the qualities we have allu ded to. But the counterpart of thei so qual ities; want of faith and trust and continuity of purpose, a refusal to risk anything, even when the result is the most promising; a ready yield ing to disappointmentd and adversity, can work out but one result; and if an individual so constituted should achieve success, it must be reckoned at scrat'h rathlr thanm a legitimate fruit of known uteamis. The struggle continues through the entire business career of each individ(lal. Whenever the obvious nIl('in Of success are neg lected, the individual fitlls to the rear. The case of the individual is in ep itome with that of the town in ex teOso, in our comparatively new country. The town or city which would prosper must have that vital ity of purpose; that perennial hope; that faith in combined effort; that readiness to risk something, that much may be :gained, which signal izes tie successful individual. Each individual must render combined ef fort possible ;y being willing to ? ield something of his judgment, and to defter some(thing to that of others A town which is so unfortunate as to be made up of individuals so stub born and opinionated as to make all conc4rte(d action out of the question, because each will act only upon his own views, has little chance of sue cts. Imnpracticability and inclicien cy are qualities nearly akin. As the question now to get forward in lifet is ever new and recurrinig, and forces itself always on our attenmtion, a word calculated to excite reflection as to the meanis applicable to communities as well as individuals, can4 never be prolperly considered out of place. NLW ORLEANN LETTER. NEW ()ItI.EANS, July :23, 1881. "Alions! A'nJants de la patrie !" was a cry largely in excess here on the 14th of the month; and although it rained in tomrrnts all tihe forenoon, yet the "Arche de Triomphle," on Canal street, withstood the assaults of wind and weather, and in the af Iternoon the crowd that came to be transported to the West End was simply without precedent in New Orleans. It was said to have been the largest assemblage of citizens on a local occasion ever seen here. It has been variously estimated that there were between twenty and thir ty thousand people at the West End. It took ten trains seven hours to carry them out, and no accident of any sort occurred to mar the happiness of the occasion. Of course it will be one of our local holidays. A good many funny things happnco pened, as for instance: A lady with a baby recognized a young gentleman friend in a car. She passeed the little fellow in through the window, so as to avoid the crush at the steps. But sad to relate, the train started before she could get on, and the young fel low had the baby to take care of and to hold until the grief-stricken moth er could be heard from. One clare*-laden Frenchman was letting it be known along Canal street that "Franuce was on the war path," and all that could satisfy him was the blood of some "I)utchman," as lie, with sontequalifying adjectives not pleasing to polite ears, was pleas ed to call that nation's nature. Who they be wallowed in the gore of sonme native of Yarmonuj or met that fate an ungrateful Repuhlic deals out and was sinatched from iberty by some roving pceler, I know not; but trust the gallant and lively Frenchman got through safe. Home of thle Fire Boys (2 and 6) are off to Chicago. and seem to be having a fine time. The Soldier Boys are taking things easy. The Crescent Regiment have a new line of field splendidly` oflcey ird, an . no doubt make rapid des to 1 rost, Baton Bouge should at least have one fine miltgry company, ir seems' to me, as the material for it is plenti ful and flrst-class in every tespeot. Spanish Fort is promiled all sorts of improvements, and theoldMoxioan Gulf Railroad is to be put in shape, with a fine hotel, etc., and will thus be a most delightful jaunt--and such fish dinners to be had over there! The public squares are getting in fine shape under the new arrange ment, and Lafayette Square is very pretty. Mr. Howard, the commis sioner, has in two splendid fountains, new lamps and all sorts of nice ar rangements for the comfort of tired folks; and best of all, a special po liceman to keep out that noble army of tramps which used to infest it. There is some talk of a paid fire department. The city has been honored this week by a viStt from some of Baton Rouge's fairest daughters, and right well they seemed to enjoy themselves. The camp-meeting near Biloxi has brought a number of strangers to the city, and a sailed or weary looking linen dnster is a "so forth camp ground." Your correspondent asks leave of absence for a few weeks, as "Co. K, the madam and himself," are going down to one of the islands in the Gulf for "a roughing it," and where they may follow the illustrious exam ple of our famed "Cousin Sally Dil lard." When we are hauling in the Spanish mackerel and red fish--more especially when, we are "partaking" "our thoughts will fondly turn to thee." For a season then an. rcvoir, yours, DRAG;OON. THE DITTY OF TIlE PRENf. To take time by the forelock is' to he prepared for emergencies when they arise. In some few months the General Assembly of this State will assemble at the new Capitol, in the city of Baton Rouge. Before this oc curs there devolves upon the Press of this State a duty that is imperative, urgent and which must not be neg lected---the duty to place before our law-markers the uneeded reforms that our people require and demand. It is not too early to begin now. 'Iýºesr matters are of serious import and re qire the hmost serious investigation. The last C(onstitution is defective in miany parts and to submit amend mnents thereto is the duty of the next Legislature. But presuming that this will not be done there is still left plenty of good work to be accom plished. For instance we cannot be lieve in the prosperity of a country where motnopolices arce tolerated and encouraged, iior can wte have faith in a General Assembly that clothes these monsters of corruption with the sanc tity of law. If it is done and per mitted to exist without protest and abrogation, it is done at the se verest cost of the best interests of the country, andl the time is never distant when the error is discovered. We would like to see those monopolies destroyed, for they bode no good and are hatching Huflifering and desolation to the masses. Again our law-makers have plenty of material to improve the police reg alations of the State. "Away with the Pistol'," is now the general cry, and laws must le passed that will af ford to tihe good and quiet citirzen th eprotectio~ that he deserves and which a country, boasting of the least civilization, must always be prepared to throw around him. The arm of the assassin must be paralysed, and if necessary, wrenched from its socket, else where in the use and where the benefit of laN. No country can pros per, no community cam live in that peace and content ordained by our Maker, unless the evil-doer in taught the lesson that w'hen hie offends a'gainst tile pacte of hlis country lie violates alike the human and Divine laws, and punishment must be swift and severe. In other issues we will continue this subtject, and in our humble wayn, map out what we deem to be essco tial and necessary legislation. We ask our brethren of the Press to aid and assist us in this work, for these are indeed critical times in the exis tence of our beautiful State.--Marks ville Bniletin. 'The fastest three,-year-old time on record, by 2j seconds, was made on tile 26th inst., at Chicago, by Phil rThompson,, making a mile in 2:21. Thie funeral of Justice Clifford, hav ing been postponed one day, is to take place this Thursday at 3 P. m., at SPortland, Maine. 4-· On last Wednesday weeks ago, one of the mota -I cail plans was sought to baea . out that has ever been ttat Lincoln parish in many a' day;-M A. J. Taylor resides in the g e part of this parish, about seven mi le from VIeplpa. He has had i with him thlstyear a negro. mal ;i i the name Of Silas Lee who was ansi6r dinary farm hand on the place. Sev eral weeks l go MI. Taylor went to Texas in order to improve his health, leaving with his family two young men to look after his, bsiness and protect his family. On the night above mentioned, some time about the middle or latter part, Mrs. Taylor was aroused from her slumbers by a noise in her room, which she occupied with two or three of ,her children, among whom was her oldest daughter a girl twelve or fifteen years of age, she arose and lit her lamp for the pur pose of ascertaining the cause of the noise which appeared to beat the bed of her daughter and upon approaching the bed she saw and reebgnized this negro man Silas Lee lying under her daughters bed in a perfectly nude state. Mrs. Taylor screamed several times but, seems without arousing the young men woo were occupying a room remotefrom hers. Realizing that he was discovered and becoming alarmed the negro crawled from under the bed and ran off. It appears that Mrs. Taylor did not acquaint the young men and the balance of the fam ily with the fact until next morning. No effort was made to arrest him by the young men on the place the next day, for fear he would get away, although he appeared on the place several times during the day and showing by his actions and looks that he was in constant fear of something. On that night (Thursday night) there was a negro wedding in the neigh borhood. Silas Lee not being on hand was sent for by some one in the woods near by to come out and help doctor a sick horse; ; he went and was there umet by a crowd and marched off to an old field, tied and literally filled with buckshot and left as dead, supposedly, :as he would ever be. But he was not dead yet. After the crowd left him he managed to untie himself and crawl to a negro shanty, nmot far off, and there remained until Saturday evening, when l)r. Null was sent for. By this time his case was hepeleAs on account of the sever ity of his wounds and the time that had elapsed since he was shot that he was without mnedical aid, one of his arms being literally shattered and his body filled with shot. Saturday nighlt Ihe was again taken out and this time he was dispatched in short or der. lie was found the next day about five hundred yards friom Mr. A. II. Riter's, in a piece of woods, at which place Coroner C. H. Grifin held an in quest over his body. Thius did he pay the penalty his act so richly desem ved. While we do not approve of lynch law as generally applicable to all flagrant violations of criminal law, yet we do approve of it when applied to cases like the present. The chances of es cape are two great to allow such aflend the benefit of a trial by jury and the sooner such characters are taught the necessary consequences of such acts the better it will be for them and the community at large. This villain has been guilty of several attempts before, he was shot in Ouachita parish several years ago and fled from Jack son to Lincoln for fear of punishment for a similar offense to his last attemp ted, whlilein Jackson. IHis end came none too early nor too tragic, con Ssidering the heinousness of "he crime She was attempting to perpetrate. A .correspondent of the Richland sBeacon pays the following compli mnent to Baton Rouge, while making Ia few pertinent suggestions: "In the early dawn of Thursday, as we e neared Batoh Rouge, the classic tow ers of the old State Hlouse loomed up - with doubly imposing grandeur, and Sa new dignity attached to it as the Sfuture receptacle of tihe archives of CLouisiana. I believe we are all glad to see this beautiful town take back - (its stolen honors, for it always seemed unjust for the seat of government to be transferred from this lovely spot and placed in the dingy walls of that haunted old rookery on St. Louis street. Surely, if incidental surrono dings influence human thought and -human actions, we can conceive of enothing more calculated to corrupt Sour representatives than to sit from day to day in that rickety old den; tA dear y and prosptr, and fa ; ~fi e its ste ad the Atn This eineln t civil engineer died at his homeid New Orleans last Mon day. He was knows all- over the Mississippi valley, and esteemed for b his many good qualities of bead and heart. The New Orleane Democrat says of him: "Prof. Forsbey was a Vl irma by birth, of Hnguenot descent. One of a family of thirteen children f a matll farmer, he had to workindasittloly on the farm when a boy to help tioamppet the family. When the FPorsheys moved to Ohio, Caleb entered enyon Oollege, where he endeavored to support hbi self by teaching, which, however, he .found impracticable. a "Through Gov. Gass, a relative of the I family, young Forshey obtained an ap pointment to West Point, but after at tending the institute for three years he t resigned. Selecting the Southwest as S his home he moved to Natchez where he t was elected city surveyor. It was about this time that the country along the river, in Louisiana, Mississippi and Ar kansas, was being settled and cultivat ed and quite a difference of opinion ex isted as to the best means of preventing the river from overflowing its banks. There was two factions, as at present, one of which favored the outlet theory and believed that by opening all the small streams running from the river its overflow would be prevented; the other holding that levees were the proper means of protection. Young Forshey was the leader of the latter party and wrote several important treaties on the I hydraulics of the Mississippi. He sub sequently moved to the parish of Con cordial opposite, which then extendedto the Arkaqsas line, where he was ap pointed parish surveyor. Here he laid. out and designed the general system of levees that made this the great cotton growing district of the world. "Forsheoy moved down to Now Orleans soon after and heldseveral important of flies under both the State Federal gov ernments. " While here he helped to lay out some of tao railroads then designed from this city. l ierepared a most valu able map of Loueliana, and performed a number of other interesting engineering fieats. A short time beford the the out break of the late war Prof. Forshey moved to Texas, where he had been once before to survey the route of the Texas Central, ande, organized the Texas Mili tary Institute. When the war came he entered the C'oltfederate service at the head of his cadets, and became a colonel. lie was givenm an important position in the engin icerin g dopartmnen t the Trann Mississippi, and did much to organize the coast defences that kept the Federal fleet out of Texan waters so long. "Aftertbe war Prof. Forshey return ed to his old profession, that of civil engineer, which he practiced both here and nm Galveston. He published sever al pamphlets on interesting scientific subhjects, and took quite a part in the discussion of the Mississippi, which arose when Elads began work on it. "Prof. Forehey was one of the fonn ders of the New Orleans Academy of Sciences and a member of a; large nam ber of foreign scientific societies." On the 26th inst., at Mair, MiChi gan, a small house occupied by Alon zo Derrick, his wife and six children, took fire and was burned to the ground. The fire originated in the upper Chamber where the three chil dren, one a deaf mute, aged 11 years, were sleeping. It was impossible to rescue them, and they were burned to an undistinguishable mass. The remains were gathered up and buried in one coffin. Mothers, Motheam. Mothes. I Are you disturbed at nightand broken of your rent by a nick child suffering antid cryit with the excruciating pain of cutting teeth If so, go at once and get a bottle of Mrs. WINSLOW's SOOTH NG 8Ynuri. It will relieve the poor little snfferr immediately--depend upon it; there is n mistake abount it. There is not a mother on earth who has ever used it, who wil not tell you at once that it will regulate the bowel and give rest to the monther, and relief and health to the child, operating like magic. It is perfectly seafe to usein all cases, and pleasant to the taste, and in the pre scription of one of the oldest and best female physicians and Iurses in the United States. Mold everywhere. 25 cents a blottle. (oly A Cough, Cold or Sore Throat should be stop psd. Neglect trequently results in an Jseurst Ible Lueng Ditease or Conresption. BrOWn'S B~onc lRu OC T icin are certain to 9give DeIlf in Asthma, Broneh(tir. Ooutdh, Catarrh, conenp. tion mand Throat Diaeases. Fyr thirty yearn the troches bay been recommenled by physIncians and always give perfect satisfaction. Thoey are not new or untried, but having bhen tested by wide and comnstant nuse for nearly an entire gen eration, they have attained well-merited rank among the f tw tapl.e ireedies of the age. Pub lIe Speakers and R(ngers ne them to clear and strengthen the Vose. Sold at 2. conts a box everywhere. FOR RENT. F OR RENT-A Cottage ReIldence, sitoated on tLh northwewt oorner Ea4t Boulevard and Government streets, formerly known an the Lousi Powere property. Tertms reuonabl;e Appl to JOSEPH T. YO1TNO, Aeseesm'a of. fire. IBaton Bonage. iPrit lutter. Various kinds, Famil Grooery of June tl. JOTSHA BEAL. FI. NBJD I will sen grods fo be bosbo -lljW 'H CHAM MON ITO Cookin Stovel sad etii lCooliag StveintM Sscoal or wood. 8 iai /f Ig r one. ca Srg ht mlote M the Stove is o bedttar oif tha other In use. around atmy teaInd )en n datailm this wonder,, be t akma ofhlbiting its m .. WILJMS. TO STOES, [4 Tombs, Head A Foot Stones, Iron Balling, e6, G. B. & E. ENOCES . would call the tttuotion of those in want of say of the above a tolea to their new plase of b . noes, on Main treat, next door east of Piper's Furniture B re. All orders will meet-with prompt atte n, at reduced prices. aJuA E TRAY NOTICE. A black coW, with a few white epote .on bag, blak horns, marked in rightear crop,; S. and underbit; in the lettear, crop ana upper crop, with red bull calf about three months old. Reported by 1'. 1'. Simson, in thehe thrd work The animal will be S ld, accordi to law, at the Duncan plahee, at 10 A. x., on Saturday, Jly -h' 30th 1881. Also, apale red heifer about three yearofd, no mark no brand. Reported by Thom.Mas i. Gregor in the third ward. The animal will be sold atbcihel'splace, aooording to la, on ist ' arday, July 30th (881.. PHILIP BUCHIEL, Parlah Rlanger.. ESTRAY NOTICE. A hbay mnare with a long straghtl bask; sik In her rump, about thirteen hands hlghb, abot eight years old; Tozas brand ludistinct. Re npoted by Charlhy Waddlll In the fifth ward. The animal will be sold according to law, at Valentiuo's, on Saturday, August 1th 1881, at 12 o'clock . I'lIllIP BUCHEL, Parish Ranger. SHERIFF'S SALE. TATE OF LOUISBIANA. LATE FIfTH now leventeenuth Judcale District Court. trIsh of East Baton Rouge. Favrt and Lymno vs. Mrs. Adelinue Arbour No. O06, and Erese - tore of John UBld of Missouri vs. Mrs. Adelet . Arbour, same Court, No. 2188. By virtueof two writs of Piert Falas, lkeas in the above entitled and numbered cause and to me directed from the Honorable Court .B1c said, holden In and for the said parish and hiS,, Ihove saolsed and will expose to publio Inle s front of the Courthouse door, or said pariahb, . Saturday, the 6th day f Aeu us nest. A., D. 1881, betwsen the hoursof f leje o'lock A. M. and four o'clock P. M, orst day all the rIght, title, interest and claim StbeDeofendt, Mrs. Adeline Arbour Ina ad te the following desribed property, tawitS: SLots umembers font and five of eare number two' of the sup letnuntal plan of Bemregatd Town, city of Btton Roge. lyingu w'~st or stM chebz street. Ala, Ilot numbers four and five .~Anld soUth half f lot amber three of squae numbut three of the anpplemental plan of IaettgaWd STowp, city of Baton Rouge, lying west of N chen street, the same bel the south balf dof square marked "A," on whlih was the old A,. hour Saw Mill. Theabove beinet the ame property purchsed I by Defendant at the succession a e of FrederhI Arbour on the first day of August, 188. Sesized to pay and atisfy the amount of dMd. ment, interest and costs claimed n the anoe, entitled and numberel coause, Terms of Sal-Cuh, with the benefit of p. praisemeot. J. W. BATES, Sberiff SHERIFF'S SALE. d TATE OF LOUIiIANA, LATE FIFTh. L now 17th ,fudicial District Court, MARGA RET YOUNG vs. N. K. KNOX. No. 2600. r By vlrtuolfa writ of lri far s Io sned in tlhe above entitled and numbered caue and to WU n directetdl from the Honorabl. Court aforesaid holden in and for the said Parish and State, t 0have seized and will,expose to publiosinala r frontof the Court Hoanes door .f said Parish, Satuvday, the O(th day oa A.s - next, A. D., 1881, between the b urn of ulave o'clock A. t , and four o'clock I. M., of sold day. Sall the righbt. title, Interest and claim of Defend. ant N. K. Knox, in and to the following de. Sscribhed proerty, to.wit: let A (E'RTAIN LOT OR PAIRCIL F SGOround, situated in that part of the (lty of Bo It ton ongo laid out by Elle Beauregard. known Sas West, rn part of lots Nos. 4 and 5, Ino sj~ae No. 40 measuring sixty feet front on Afrb. iStreet by I0 teet along St. Charles street. t getrbher with the bulldings and improvemeua tiereon. S2d. A CERTAIN IALPF LOTOF IRUND' in that part of the City of Baton Rouge, It out by Eile Beauregard, being west half of klt ' No, 5, of square No. .9, togeiher wth iall the in bnildingsand improvemelons therern. 3td. TWO CERTAIN LOTS OF'GROUND, 'in that part of the City of Baton Rouge leid oUt Sby Elle Beaucegard, and desiguated on the plau Sthereofas lots Nm.. 1 ati li. of sqear. o. 46. with all the, buildings and tmnprovemeut~s bere On. fe!zd to pay aId atilsfr the amount ofjndg' mont and ucots claimed In the alov, entsled and numbered ault. Terrms of sale-CA(nH. with the )eneftoflpp I praisotuent, J. W BATES, Sheriff, . ESTRAY NOTICE. A1 Illack Cow with a few brindle stripes oa her ludes and with a few white spots on her bha sbnt7S years old. Mark in t he rlight ear. er_ in the left ear hole split out; branded T I or T Y, with a red hifer calf, about two months old, no mtark nor brand. Reported by Samuel Law is in he 10lth Ward. The above animals sw1 be s.ld. aecording to law, atMr. Samuel Leset' place. at 10 o'clock A. m., on Mooday, AgAst 2d 1Jf1, PHILIP BUCHkL.Parish Ranger. SOP BTARCH & CANDLES - A fall U ne of Soap. Starch and Cadies t* store of ANDREW JACKSON.