W. A. IIEUB ..........PubUsher
BATON ROUG, AUGUST 20, 1881.
Texas has a new law making it a mis- un
demeanor to injure baggage by handling inc
it 'maliciously, carelessly or recklessly.' no'
- -- tar
Two Italian Carabineer's have iden- bxi
tifled Rebello, as Esposito, in the ex- 8t
amination before Commissioner Osborne, co
in New York.
A girl opened a barber shop at Homer,
Illinois, and closed it in a month, hav
ing already married one of the men
whom she shaved. Sharpen your raz
ore, dear girls. So
Somp one has counted the parentheses an
in Carlyle's "Reminiscences" and finds
no less than six hundred and fifty-eight pr
of them on twenty-six pages. Carlyle up
should "dash" this critic aside.
William R. Dickerson, one of the old
e~t lawyers in Philadelphia, was res
pected and fairly successful before he
wont into the great Whittaker will for- tel
gery. Now he is broken down, penni- br
less, and a convict.
llere's a Peck from the Sun : It is said
that Pitney, the crooked treasury custo- ar
'dian, is to be appointed to a better po- an
sition, If this is done, we shall insist te1
that some of the pua haS, got into the
wrong channel and poisoned the Presi
"I fear," said a country curate to his
flock, "when I explained to you in my ri
last charity sermon that philanthropy
was the love of our species, you must ta
have misunderstood me to say 'specie,' to
which may account for the smallness of th
the collection." hI
The colored people of Nashville, Ten- Si
neossee, have fopgned a society for the
suppression of miscegenation. This is hi
commendable. Pride of race should
prevent their miscegenating with
such white trash as would be willing to
submit to the process.
Dr. Tanner, who has been shamefally tL
used by Griscom who lived five days e(
longer without food and wasn't nearly pi
so much of a total wreck when he got
through, is about to attempt a fast of w
ninety-five days, living on nothing but ol
water and e1 tricity. So we shall soon b
have no more of Tanner.
On a Coney Island verandah the other
day three hundred or more Brooklyn
gentlemen were promenading with as
many Brooklyn ladies, when some wag n
yelled, "Look out, your wife's coming !" e
Thirteen couples continued the pro- it
menade. The other slid around the
back way and took the first train.
- ambetta attempted to make a
speech, in Paris, on the 16th inst., to
10,000 people, who made hostile dem- r
onstrations and shouted at him. He
called them cowards and charged them V
with being paid to stitle discussion. lie
told them he would meet them on Sun
day. Justice would have its day, he t
said in conclusion.
Calitfornia has been in American pos
ession butthirty-four years, and its ex
ports and imports this year are more
than twice as great as those of the twen
ty-seven States and two Territories I
which compose the Mexican Republic, I
though California's population is less
than one-twelfth and its area not more j
than one-fifth of hers.
"La me!'" sighed Mrs. i'artington,
"here I have been suffering the bigamies
of death for three mortal weeks. FirstI
was seized with a bleeding phreuology
in the left hemisphere of the brain,which
was exceeded by a stoppage or the left
ventilator of the heart. This gave me an
inflammation of the borax, and now I'm
sick with the chloroform morbns. There
is no blessing like that of health, par
ticularly when you are ill.'
The slaughter of the butfaloe, stil coln
tinues on the Northwestern plains at a
rate which will soon place them among
the extinct races. A steamer arrived in
Chicago recently, from Duluth, with a
cargo of 12,000 butfallo skins, and it is
reported that other thousands are ready
for shipment, while there are constant
arrivals over the Northern Pacific road.
It is estimated that 200,000 were killed
in the Valley of the Yellowstone alone
A few days after the battle of Bull
Run, says an exchange, Gen. Hooker
called at the White House to bid the
President good-bye. T'aking him by
the hand with that friendly, detaining
grasp so habitual to him, the President
said: "Well, Col. Hooker, what do you
think of the battle of hiull Run '?" "Mr.
Lincoln, I was on tc helid that day and
I am a much bet cr gne'ral than any
you had there," was tiw reply. The
self-assertion and eaurnestncess of Hlook
er's speech aw Uner struck Mr. Lin
coln favorah * a' o imron yet,
Colonel, we slk fI Soon after
President Linch / ."eral.
f" " j
TNeS ThvTS POlE r au
The situation of Baton Roge IB an `fai
ex eptioqal one. When thi State hea
Government was removed to New in
Orleans it found itaelf; having noa wel
railroads, alarger town than its trib- I
utary neighborhood could enrich Or Ja3
develop. Its population and sie,. ing
under a strain all the while, went on
increasing, nevertheless, until we me
now have no less than 8000 inhabi- s
tants, just as the Capitol is being re- fi
built, on the eve of the return of the we
State Government, and upon the oly
completion of the first railroad con
nection with the outer world.
Our people have very little capital
which they can afford to take away.
from their business; probably less
than any other town of its size in the
South. They cannot, therefore, be ex- res
pected for the present to engage in ed
any enterprise of much magnitude. "N
What they can do, though, is to ha
prepare actively for the boom that is the
upon us, which is being plainly felt. tei
The property holders must strain lisi
every point tg accommodate the in
flux of new comers that the State coi
Government and the forth coming in- thii
terior and other roads are already an
bringing us. pr'
They must build from thirty to fif
ty comfortable residences.
They must embellish the city and thi
arrange their saloons, hotels, restaur- an
ants, etc., in a grander and more pre- wl
tentious style. th
They must establish resorts which Ti
will make our city more attractive; be
that strangers may be induced to ex
avail themselves of the railroad and in
river facilities to frequent it. wI
They must realize the necessity of
taxing themselves frequently to ex- frn
tend the hospitalities of the city to th
f the organizations of visitors drawn or
here by our beautiful location and wl
points of attraction afforded by our pr
- State edifices and institutions. de
There must be no niggardness ex
Pallbackism at this juncture will ai
retard the rapid growth of Baton j
Rouge to an incalculable extent.
Petty jealousies must sink before
y the necessities of the hour and a unit- A
s ed front must be shown on every im
y portant occasion. G
t If our people .will' do that capital is
f will come here to help in developing a
our industries, and it won't be long c
before we have factories and a. boom- N
ing inland city. a
The "dog in the manger" policy Il
will be injurious in the extreme.
Let it be discarded by every man, k
g who, while advancing his own inter- s,
ests. would like to see his long suffer- c
- ing neighbors get up in the world. n
NONE IN OUR'N.
We are constantly being favored c
with documents emanating from "The
: National Anti-Monopoly league,"
whose headquarters are located at
leNo. 7, Warren Street, New York.
The principles of the League, sen I
i timentally, are beautiful, and, if tri- t
umphant in the Eastern and North- I
ern States, would very likely be pro
Sductive of an infinite amount of good
to the masses of the people there who
have been supplied with all the man
Snfactories, railroads, etc., etc., which
ic, they needed.
ss The masses can well afford, at this I
re juncture, in the section we have nam
ed. to make war on the monopolies I
that have made a garden of theiri
Sformer wastes, and busy marts of 1
trade of their once dull villages.
We readily understand their posi
g tion. We of the South have ceased
ft to be proud; at least we've postponed
n the exhibition of our pride, until such
'n time as we will have been so awfully
ee monopolized that every township in
r- the South will be crossed with the
railways built with the money of
these hideous monopolists. We can
- stand, also, any number of monopo
Slies in the shape of manufactures.
ng Until we are bothered by too many
a railroads and too many manufactures,
is banks, etc., we'll not join the Aiti
ly Monopoly League.
at We'll stand a considerable amount
d. of that kind of oppression ere our
ed wails of anguish are heard.
no While the monopolists were mak
ing the North rich, the South was
nll being skimmed of the few dollars its
er people could rake and scrape by the
he freebooters that the reconstruction
by acts had thrown in its every nook
ng and crook.
nt Among them were the Wild C'at
you monoplolists who built no railroads,
Mr. canals, tctchtries and the like save on
ad the papr. on which were drafted
ny the acts pissed by Wid C(at Legisla
tures giving them millions worth of
Sbonds for the payment of which the
credit of the "unreconstructed'" was
I'" the National League is Th.
ugurabtA -.o.n t
heartily jon lit, hhI l
If the League wants u $ t the
Jay Gould, the Erlangere, :te at
ingtons and the hundreds of &ital 1
ists who are coming South with their
means to develop its wonderful re
sources and open the way to the no
flood o uropean immigation, then.
we sa theiNational Anti-Monop he
oly Lehe, in the words of the poet: he
"Gl away white man don't yeo come m
anigh me !"
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THE PEEaN T WIDICIA*Y LSY$ ol
We commend to the perusal of our tb
readers, the communicatiop ertract
ed from the N. 0. Democrat, signed
"North Louisiana," which, in our ot
humble opinion, ought to set at rest
the objections raised in some quar- m
ters to the judiciary system estab
lished by the Constitution of 1879.
The objections alluded to are so
completely refuted by the able writer
that we deem it unnecessary to add nC
anything to the clear arguments he YE
The Judiciary Committee of the o0
Convention of 1879 was composed of 0o
the most distinguished, experienced
and conscientious Jurists of the State,
who gave to the duties assigned them
their most careful consideration.
The system they have created has ai
been fairly tested and has resulted in M
expediting litigation wondrously, and G
in diminishing its cost to the people, w
who are directly benefitted thereby. a
Viewing the system in question de
from its results, we will not pretend tc
that our journalistic judgment should p
overturn that, which patriotic men m
who have devoted a lifetime to their p
profession, have created for the gui- a
dance of their fellow citizens. s1
Therefore,'until stronger evidence o
than superficial newspaper criticism d
appears, we will continue heartily g
ustain the judiciary system of the p
onstitution of 1879.
A NEW CHULCH IN SHREVEPORT.
Mr. Jas. Freret, the architect, has n
completed the plans ofa new Method- O
ist Church to be builtinShreveport at
a cost of $18,000. The pastor of the
church is to be the Rev. J. Talbot i
Sawyer, formerly Paesident of the e
New Orleans Christian Association <
and pastor of the Louisiana Avenue t
r Methodist Church. Mr. Sawyer was
raised in New Orleans, and was once
a teacher here, being always well I
known for his intelligence and per- i
- severance. He is deser.vedly appre
- ciated in Shreveport, and one gentle
man there contributed $500 towards i
the erection of Dr. Sawyer's new i
church.-N. 0. Picayune.
The friends of Mr. Sawyer, in this
city, many of whom are not members
of his church, will be happy to learn
Sthat the people of Shreveport appre
ciate him as he deserves. He is con
scientious in everything he does and
a zealous supporter of his church.
His fearless discharge of duty during
the epidemic of 1878, won him the
respect of every right-minded Baton
Rougean. The CAPITOLIAN is8 happy
d to congratulate him as the founder of
o a handsome church edifice at the me
- tropolis of North Louisiana.
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At Sunluri, Sardinia, the new
is Mayor attempted to levy a tax to
- cover a defalcation made by the ex
es Mayor, when the exasperated inhab
ir itants assaulted the latter at his
of house, leaving him for dead. The
Carabiners interfered when a fight
- ensued resulting in the killing of sev
d en persons and in seriously wound
d ing forty more.
Charles Day and Albert Black,
in two stage robbers of Western Texas,
were harnessed lately. Jack Harris,
of one of the party made a desperate
n resistance and was shot through the
Sbody and left lung. Harris is one of
the late lamented Billy the Kid's pet
As, Carpenter, a Choctaw Chief, and
ti- Col. Amos Price, a prominent citizen
of the Creek Nation, fought a des
Int perate duel, last week, which result
ur ed in the killing of Price and in fa
tally wounding Carpenter.
SA fiendish attempt to wreck an ex
ts cursion train containing 550 people,
near San Antomno, Tex., occurred on
the 16th inst. Five men on the cow
ok catcher were badly bruised.
One bale of new North Alabama
kat cotton was shipped on the 16th, by
ds, express, to Messrs. Allen, West &
on Bush, of New Orleans.
ad Thirty thousand soldiers, regulars
a- and militiamen will be in attendance
of at the Yorktown Centennial.
ias Gen. Hancock and staff, teached
Boston on the 16th. inst., on an in
- spection tour.
heoi waut b
must not keeP edds 1
stock, or just enou
regular hatter fhronkeepai g
of making Baton Rouge seio b
that otherwise Pill certainly be old t
by New Orleans. eni
This illustration applies to every
other branch of business or trade.
In short, the country store style
must be abandoned if our citizens
wish, not only to retain, but perhaps an
fouble and treble, within two years he
Ihe general business of Baton Rouge.
We know that our suggestion wi11 W
not be a popular one, at first blush,
yet in this as in other things, we do
not hesitate to point out where in th
our opinion lie the true intereste of th
GUITEAU SHOWs FIeaT.
A Washington telegram dated Au- gr
gust 17th, containsthefollowing: "At in
an early hour this morning, as W. C.
McGill, one of the guards, passed w
Guiteau's cell, he noticed something c
wrong, and entered the cell; he found
a kpife in Guiteau's possession and t6
demanded it, but Guiteanu refused
to give it up. McGill then drew a cl
pistolanda struggle ensued. Guiteau lil
made a desperate effort to secure the X
pistol and succeeded in getting it
away from McGill. After a severe
struggle McGill regained possession hi
of the pistol which being discharged ti
during the scunfle brought other t
guards to his assistance, and Guitean
e was disarmed. it
THE PUESIDENT'S CONDITION.
President Garfield, according tothe oi
s most recent dispatches, is in a des
perate condition. The. irritability s
of his stomach is so great that nour- 1B
ishment can only be given him by a
enema. This relapse, at this period ft
n of his illness, when his strength has
e been so much broken, cannot be sl
otherwise considered than as a very l
poor indication of his recpvery, for d
which we see but very little hope. d
Despite contrary assertions the s
l gravest apprehensions exist in Wash- I
ington, and the worst is looked for. I
HURAH FOr GRIOsBYT.
SW. H. Grigsby, is the name of the
n "blood tub," who, at the late reunion
Sof the ex-Confederate Missouriane,
Sat Dallas, Texas, talked in a way to
1 maketheboys believe that he was,
* "by G-d," the "best man" in the i
g Southwest. He had served under
e Quantrell and hadn't had enough
Sfighting during the war, not by a "jug
Y full." He had no sympathy for Gar
field and endorsed Gov. Robert's ac
Stion in refusing to issue a call for a
day of prayer for his recovery. Grigs
by hoped that another war would
break out soon as he wanted to be in
the front rank. Grigsby must have
been overheated by the high temper
ature or North East Texas AppleJack.
e His listeners should have put him on
t ice or given him a "sugar teat." If
Grigsby was duly sober he should
have been armed cap-a-pie, placed on
the war path and instructed to begin
hostilities "immediately if not soon
SOn the 15th inst., at Danville, Ky.,
SJohn Bright was called by his two
t sisters who were out at 1 in the
be morning getting water at the cistern,
of when he saw a negro between them
aet and the door. Bright, without fur
ther ceremony emptied his double
ud gun at the negro, named Reuben,
en who had been ordered to leave by the
e- sisters, but had refused to do so. His
lt- body was found dead some fifty yards
a- from the spot.
The Republicans of Senatobia,
x- Mise,, held a county convention on
le, the 15th inst., at which delegates to
ona State convention were appointed.
W- The Greenbackers are also to meet in
convention on Monday next.
ma Capt. W. H. Howgate, a Signal
by Service Disbursing O$leer is short in
& his accOlnts som~A4I0))0, for which
embarrassment he isqin durance vile,
r on acharge of embezzlement.
Secretary Blaine, through Minister
White, at Berlin, has sent a cordial
ed invitation to the relatives of Baron
in- Steuben to attend the Yorktown
eat beda .
screams aw t
an ax and tked# hr, t
he turnedierOIe up ra s
wrenched thi weapoi fom her hi ,
and with e blow , lit ier l
open. Maddened wi )is ownd
peratepurpeh ueaoyhei etnl
the bleeding woman lIe blows th
the ax, cntting off her lower jaw, -,.
putating her right handtand splitting
open her back. The wretoh thki,
leaving the mangled 'corpse on he
ground, turned with redoubled fury r&
in pursuit of
HIS OTHER VICTIM, a
who had fled. He overtook the poor
young 1irl, ms est paralyedi to
terror, withinnbalf samile of the house,
threw bherft graund, ao ul h- re
ed 'his be1ifs purpose, and ft a
club beat his victim's brains out, till, is
like her mother, she was a bleeding gI
When the tunfortunate Henderson et
' returned home he found his. wife w
hacked to piecese lying murdered in
the yard. He looked for his daugh- j]
ter, but she was *aot there. Some do
traces of blood showed the direction fe
in which the murdererbad gone. The
frenzied father followed this crimson on
trail only to fnd his daughtefuarther
A LIFELESS CORPSE, I
with brains battered and bleeding.
His cries attracted the neighbors, i
and the sheriff and coroner were sent f;
I for. "
s Henderson having informed the o
a sheriff that he suspected William [
Farrington of having committed the j
r deed search was made for him imme- h
diately, and he was arrested by the ti
s sheriff before daylight at his housne.
- When arrested he had blood upon
his hands and upon his hat, and it n
was noticed that one of the heels of [
his shoes was missing. The missing
heel was subsequently found near
e the murdered wbman's body. His
clothes, from which he had been en- t
Sdeavoring to wash out the blood,s
were wet. Farrington was taken to
Sjail atdaylight Saturday and put in
rAt about 11 o'clock some two or
Sthree hundred men, white and black,
rode up to the blacksmith's sholp an
ordered' the blacksmith to follow
them 'nd bring all necessary tools to
a burst the prison doors. When the
Scrowd reached the prison the jailer
I was on the point of leaving, but be
fore he could close the door a number
eof the party penetrated into the jail.
k. They seized upon the prisoner, u
shackled him, placed him in . wagon
and drove him to the place. where he
d had committed ,the first murder.
There the foresight of the lynchers
in had already caused
to be erected, and the grim object was
the first thing that greeted the mar
'* derer's arrival. He viewed all this
RO with remarkable nervegnd composure,
he and when he saw that his fate was
D inevitable, calmly confessed his three
m foldfrime, telling how he had killed
r- the old woman first, then what he
le had done to' the girl and how he
n, afterwards murdered her. He was
he thereupon asked by the lynchers
s whetherhe thought they were rightin
ds hanging him then and there, to which
he simply answered that "he thought
a, so." The wagon was driven under
Sthe scaffold, the rope placed around
n the dooked man's neck, the males
Swhipped up, and William Farrington
in ws left dangling in the air. Justice
was done and the crowd dispersed.
Tjie body wasleft hanging for about
al three hours, his relatives refusing to
in bury him or to have anything to do
ich with the body of such a heartless
le, criminal. He was cut down by some
hired parties and thrown into a hole
tr dug away from any place of Christian
al burial.-N. O. Democrat.
?I The medicine crop.Slyww no falling
r o. More .bottles to the acher t!ian
Men , a ,a, ,''
hrouhphidecsorphm: 1 ti aw
resembleesch othe y h. .'
Through pirit of penitee: i
is my fault, all y ut, my m t
Through petty vanity, because
Therybody saysl, "Oh, what a splendid
Through religionv : Tof ppe
orbids divwhen there is eib
ehrongh philosop, the wi will. not n
reemblea witch the hsn
Through sdepi e: It of penitence: "J :
is my falt, allead amy falt, mlfe.st
Through petty vanity, because ev
erybody says, "Oh, what a splendid .
womanor little woman, it is no" her
Through love of : opparanve
'Bah ! when there is a sensible un-i
derstandng, the with wille noth iters'
fere with the husband."
Thfroall ugh rudene: Itis danger
ous to leadw, y trfast life postle
Through up tmorse of cona of con
"Poor little woman, it is not her fait.
I that am ire d me of hoer."
Throld I have bee looking for, ee
caught inhese te trap,-sh in ord!-let other
Sfall into.itbe able to add
And now, ye trustworthy apostles.
a of dometime ors ferp that I have o
Smarrsummed p thlife a man still clings of co-is
fugal attahment, wif me the ho-love.
SCogh, Cold orhave been looing for, obe
e these twenty years, in order that I,
L may be able to add-e
on "So etAimes after a' few months the
it married always givife a man stillsfclings to hey
rnot new or ntrodt having been teted by
rwile and constat use for nearly an entire gem
eration, they here attned well-merited rank
among the few staple remedies of the age. PIub
lie Spekes'a a~d Binger use them to elear sad
w strengthen the Vole. Sold at S5 oents a box
n everywhere. -
RHE ORDINANCE RXATIPE TO DRAýY
Sand other vehidles left on the streets at
night, willbe bencefort t enfcd.
augl8tf Adm istrator of Police.
InIHOLAS xCEoL... .....sperintendsnt
81. Philip 8?rt, Bton Rouge La.
HOG8READS, BARRELS AND HALF
' Barrels masnufactured toorder. Contracts
especially oelicited. Good work and perfet.
satisfaction guaranteed. anug6
Tombs, Head oot Stop, Iron ling, etc
ness, on Maln Street, nUt door est of Pipert '
Furniture Store. All dar wmill et metr
prompt atention, at reduced prices. janO
HE ANDSOME$1T EST tpflNSHED
and eatestt mansged Coltg Stove in the world.
It will burn either coal or wood.
BY a wonderful inventon one can light a,f
withount kindling wood of any kind. In flfteen
minutes tes after lighting a th Ste Stoe ready
todo better work than Oa ethef inaua6. Cl:
aroend sty stor, on Tatrebt n tak exaImiAne
thbi wondbr. Great plNnaara will be taken Mi
exhkibitifn Ita meits. U6 J. WIUI~IS6B
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