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(dA' t1Os8 TO THE KNOW
te coAsutrwy, -dl r pemov dr ii fo
tserd> t and longest pAiW, a of a s telq
Moneour bnqulvianPat me down of to
wisdraw from de Know Noting. He have
treat me wis r.r moab disest factions.
le sll tell yon. Too know when de Whig
send ,me de lot of Whig prinolpil for my
oounlymen-de leetil eider-barrel and log
Sdeaccoon--I have vetr mush
~it of de whig, arid I join his
tee. I fnd him ver strmnPe =
irdqot understand him. He run hre
and he hn dae; he will be please at noting I
he quarrel vid ebry body and ebry tint; l
he take side rvid de abolition, and he quar m
rel vid do abolition:; he take side vid de
Mexioan againat his own oountree; but
when de oericaine get de gold conntreee,
began he ti Ar man to run to de diggin. cr
He seem to have ver much versytilite.
One half do time I oannot tell if I am de
whig or some oder ting. So, as I tell you
one time I'quit do whig, and join de demo.
orat. Well I understand him ver well. I S
Vways And him one ting; one ting at de di
-Nort and de same at do Sout. Bimeby
Monseur Pierce and General Scott run for di
de President, and I tinks I vill vote one
time for General Scott vid de Whig, be
enuse he be one ver grand General.
Pheoe-wl when de vote come out, all
de Whig vote vid de Democrat, and leave
m dare by myself, vid ver great embarras
ments and mortifications. -Wll, I say de
Whig is all join de Democrat now and we
mball have great soeiabilite and fraternito,
aid n6 more quarrel between de grand par- i
tbes. Well Monseur Peiree is make Pres
ident; and andem ole Whig fall out vid ai
him right way, fore he do any ting to fall
eut vidl 'Tie most astonishing peoples. m
When I was one Whig, I have one frien
who is ver partial to me; but when I join ,
do Democrat he turn cold to me, he polite d
but have not de sociabilities I have been ad
que to. Well one day lastyear, I meet him Ii
in de street; and he say, "Why Monseur, id
how do you do?" and he shake my hand
vid ver much affections. "Ha," I say "is
you come over to de Democrat ? "Oh no w
no, no, no," lie say, "I quit all de ole partee, of
(and he curse dem vid much contemt.) Den
he say, "If I shall join any partee, I b'liove v,
I shall join do new partee." "Ha," I say, is
"what is dat new partee?" He say; "I dont iC
know noting bout him; but da say he is ver
grabd national parteo, which all de Whip, V
and Democrat is joining. Da tell me 'tis
de partee of peace, of liberte, equalite and
fraternite. No electioneer in him, no stump di
speak, all quiet." "Hah," I say "dat is one in
grand partee. What you call him?" He
say "some call him Know-N.oting and some
call him "Sam." Begar, I say, "I ver sorry K
of to have such name for one'grand partee. e:
I shall suppose by his name he is one fool tl
nger." "'Oh, pooh, pooh,,' he say, and he
look a lectil red, and a leetil fret. Den he i
tell me da call him KnowVb'oting, because lihe
will not talk and quarrel bout de politic;
and because he act like he Know-Noting l
bout de matter. And he tell me Sam mean a
de United State ; of to show dat de partee d
comprehend de whole nation. Well, I say, fi
"he got any raccoon and cider barrel in him?
He say "no, dat is de whig principal, and n
de whig is dead." "Well I say, "you tell f
em I and you join him." "Ah, but" he say, n
"da toll me we cannot join dat way; he is
ver select, and only take in gentlemens of
do firs' respeetabilite."-"ah', I say dat is ver
fine; how den shall we got into him?" He i
say da have meetings to take in do mem
bert, and if you will go vid me to-night, I
will go vid you and see if da will take us
in. Well, he come up at 8 o'clock, and he
take me up one street and up one odor, and I
into and into one dark alley, and come to
one big house, vid all do door shut, and he
say tap, tap, tap, on do door, and one man
say tap, tap, inside; den he say tap, and toder
say tap, and open de door, and stand dore I
wis one big sword in he hand. I say to my
frien, dis is not do Nnow-Noting house, it
is de barrack, Do man say if you wish to
join de Know.notings dis is de place. My
fricn he does not talk, so I talk ; I say,
"Yes, sair, we wish to join him." De man
say, "Is you twenty-one year of age ?"1"
I say, "Yes sairie."
He say' "Was you born of protestant pa
I say, "when I was born I did not know
"Ah,"bhe say "you is de ver man for de
order, you was born a know noting. I dent
tink it is neccessair to ask you any more
Den hie hand me do book, and hie swear
me dat I will not tell what I soee in do house,
Well, I swear for 1 can see noting.
Den do man leave us and go into one odor
room ; and when he gone, my frien say, Bag
atelle, dent you say anyting, and hie forget
tQ swear me.
Well, de man come back and forgit him
sure nuff.t He take us in one room, where
is do grand assemblago, vid de flag and do
book, and setting up bove do rest, whom da
reut, whom da call de Worthy Vise PIe'i.
dent. .as hI to see do Vice
President, for I t6h e was dead.
So be take us to e Vice President and
Introtode us to him; and I say, "Mr. King,
I have ver great satisfcetions of to see you
for I tought you was dead." Den all de
com.ay laff, and confse me ver much;
one man say, I `perceives broder Bagsl,
tel e will make one splendid Know JoV'ing.
Dea de Vice President swear me one
oder long oath, which I takes out of re
eat to de Vice Presldent, and because I
tuks all de foreigner ip dis coantree is de
D)en de Vice Presideat sit down, and one e
set above him, whom da call de Presi- t
dent; he knock on de board vid one leetil
mallet, and all stand up. I lqpk at him I
and I kow he is not Monsear Pierce, for I
I have see him two 6r three time. Den II
know de Vice President is not Mr. King,
and I most drop down vid confusions and
Well de President turn us over to de In
structor, and de instructor tell me great
many ting. He tell I must put my hnd
cross my mot so, and go up to de presldent
and when I retire, I mus put it so gin, and
go up to de Vice Presidept. He teach me
de,word to get in de lodge, and two tree
sort of password, and sign and greep, and
how to put de hand on de coat, and to draw
de finger and tom cross de eye, and to scrach
my frien's hand vid de forefinger, and to
drop de paper about, and to cry oh, oh, oh,
and io, h/o, /-i-o, and great many ting
which I have not de capacite of to remem
ber, when I am to use him. So I beg him
to have de kindness of to repeat'some ting
to help my reccollections. So I say "what
you call dat when you scratch do hand and
hook de two finger togeder?"
Be say "you scratch de hand" to fnd out
when one man is a Know-Noting, and if he
is den he will hook de finger.
"And what you call when you put de tum
and finger in de eye ?" Here de instructor
get angry, and will not tell me over any
more, "Parblen I" I thinks die is de most
fantastical partee I have ever see." Well
when he get over all de sign, greep and to
der ting, I look for my frien, an he is gone
and I cannot see him any where. Den de
Instructor tell me I must go back to de Pres
ident. I say "Sair, I have ver much fatigue
I have not suppose it was such difficulte of
to get into de Know-Noting; and I tink I
wisdraw. "He say you cant wisdraw wis
out one regular dismission." Den I get very!
uneasy, for dis have do appearance to me of
ver great tyranicalncss, and not of de Mer
icane liberte. Well hi take me to de Pres
ident and de President give me one long
talk and den I get into de Kow-Noting.
Well what shall I do? I get in and can't
get out, I stay dere sixteen day, and I look
at do book to see who is all my partee, and
dare I find my frien have join do Know-not
ing sixty-tree day before he come to me to
joIn Den I feel ver great indignations, for
he cheat me in ebry ting, well, when de
Know-Noting meet, I get up and move to
expel John Smit, because he is not one gen
tlemans to be in de select partee; and be
cause he cheat me all de time. Den de pres
ident say to me, "Broder Bagatelle, die is a
society of broderly love, and you lay your
self liable to expulsion for such remark
'bout a beloved broder. But we excuse you'
as you is not well acquaint wis do rule of
de order. If your broder has commit one
fault, go and tell him his fault privatelee."
I say, "he know all his fault before he com
mit em; for what den shall I tell him his
fault?" If you please sair give me my dis
mission." He say, "not till after de Mayors
election, broder Bagatelle ; you must stay
and vote for broder Jones before you leave.
I say, "begar I shall not vote for him; he
is do old dead Whig." He say, "you must
vote for him':" and he read to me my oath,
and what all de Know-Noting will do to
me if I don't; and he frighten me very
much. Den I. wish le diable have all de
Know-Noting in de worl. Well, I stay dere
four mont, and all do time I have to vote
for de ole dead Whig. He will not'let me
vote one time for do Democrat. Begar, me
r quit him any how, and me shall see what
0 he will do. RUSE BAGATELLE.
1855.] I. N. LEMON. [1865.
WuIIOL.ALE t RIITAIL DIALCR IN
Drugs, Medicines, and Chemioals.
DYE-WOODS ANDI DYE-STUFFS,
Oils, Paints, and Painters articles; Var
nishes, Window Glass, Putty, Glassware,
Perfiumery, Fine Soaps,
Hair, tooth, nail, hat, paint, and clothes'
Surgical and dental Instruments,
Trusses and supporters, all kinds,
Patent and proprietary Medicines; all sorts,
Letter, cap, and fancy Paper; Inks,
Pure Medicinal Wines and Brandies,
Field and garden Seeds; fresh,
Toys, Shoe brushei and blacking,
Razors, fine socket Knives, Table Cutlery,
School Books by various authors.
g-1 offer goods equally as low as they can
be obtuined from any similar establishment in
this section, all warranted to be
FRESH AND GENUINE.
ORDERS FROMI TIE COUNTRY filled, and satis
faction guaranteed, with regard both to price
PHYSICIAN'S PRESCRIPTIONS will
1 receive mny personal attention at all hours of
-th day a a ht aight. * 14
DESIRABLE TOWN RESIDENCE
For Sale or for lnt.
RM Y FAMILY RESIDENCE In the town
I of Clintoo, ln which I am now living, in
cluding the entire premises, lot, dwelling house,
kitchen, store-rooms, carriage houses, stables,
cribe, and flower sad kitchen gardens, besides
all other appurtenances necessary and coveni
ent for a comfortable family resalence.
The lot is sitated just near enough to the
public square to be both convenient and re
tired; measures seventy.five feet front by three
hundred beck, bounded on the east, north and
south by a publi streetsand on the west by
the residence of D. O. Hardee, Esqr.
The dwellg house Is two stories high, is
large and airy, raised several feet of of the
ground, to admitthe free passage of air under
neath. It contains eight large rooms, foa
above, and four below; four measures eighteen
feet square, and four are seventeen by eighteen.
There are also two large halls, one above, and
one below stairs. Also two balconies, both on
the upper story, one in front, the other in the
rear of the house, with a piazza on the lower
story, fronting the street.
This house was built for a family residence,
and every attention was paid to the construe
tion of every portion of it, with a view to beau
ty of structure, comfort and health. No resi
dence can be found in the Parish surpassing it
ni these particulars.
The kftchen is large and commodious, con
taining four extra rooms.
There is a most excellent welon the prem
ises, affording water in good quantities, amply
sufficient for all family purposes.
The entire establishment built in the fall of
1858, is entirely new and in an admirable state
I will also sell all my kitchen and household
furniture, eomptsing: sofas, chairs, tables, win
dow curtains, of fine quality, selected for my
own use, &c. &c., on the most reasonable terms,
and in lots to suit the purchaser.
The house and fixtures are insuredto the 7th
of May, 1856. The purchaser will have the
benefit of the insurance. A. LEVI.
For further particulars inquire at the store of
|e9 A. LEVI, BLOOM, & CO.
WORMn, MEYER & Co.
TJAVE recently removed from their old stand,
11 to the store formerly occupied by M.
BLOOM, where they keep constantly on hand, a
complete assortment of
FANCY AND STAPLE GOODS,
CLOTHING, BOOTS, SHOES, HATS,
HARDWARE, CROCKERY, GROCERIES, &4
They are now well situated to offer every
facility in their line of business and accommo
date those .who may favor them with a call.
a 28 8-y
Ao. P. I.NSWORTHY. [1155.] NORWOOD TILDON
LANGWORTHY & TILDON,
Druggists and Apotheoarie.,
AND DIALESS IN
BOOKS AND STATIONERY.
A WELL selected osesortment of Perfume
ry, Toys, and Fancy Goods.
Music and Musical instruments.
Paints, Oil, Lead, and Varnish,
Brushes of all kinds,
Fine Cutlery, Razors, and Soap.
US.See Advertisement on fourth page.
a14 JIRICK ROW--CLINTN, LA.
FINE WATCHES; CLOCKS, JEWEL
RY, &c. &c.
ALWAYS ON HAND, and for
sale by the subscriber, a general
FINE GOLD AND SILVER
WATCHES, SPECTACLES, &c.
Ladies and Gentlemen's fine Breast Pins,
Ear rings, Finger rings, Studs,
Watch keys, Snaps,
Gold and silver Pencils, with or without pens,
Gold Lockets, Thimbles,
German silver Spectacles,
Together with a variety of other fine goods,
warranted to be the articles for twhich they are
The above stock was selected in New York
and New Orleans by the subscriber, and is the
largest and most superior ever offered in thi
CALL AND EXAMINE.
8S.WATCnES, CLOCKS, AND JEWELRY, repair
ed and warranted.
His store is on Brick Row, one door north
m of W. W. Cbapman & Co.
a 14 WILLIAM SADLER.
TO THE PUBLIC.
rPHE undersigned has removed his trimming
I shop, to the building fronting his residence,
on the Liberty road, a short distance north of
the Union Hotel.
He is prepared to execute all orders entrus
ted to him, in his line of business, viz: trimming
and painting carriages, buggies, &c.
He is also prepared to do all kinds of uphol.
stery work, repairing furniture, varnishing and
cleaning, and will have on hand and make to
order all descriptions of mattrasses, &c.
All work done, warranted to be durable
and at reasonable prices.
s30. G. KOCH.
".OR SALE, by the subscriber, the celebrated Gin
I ger Brandy, an excellent stomachic, and for per
sons afflicted with the Dyspepsia, it Is valuable.
jeo WM. GURNEY.
A FRESH supply of pure Liquors, for medicinal
uses, just received cud for sale by
oct20 LANG WORTHY & TILDON.
CLOTHING, HATS, BOOTS, & SHOES.
TI lE LATEST styles of tinest material and best
t.i lnah, on hand anld for sale by
a12 MILLS, CLEVELAND, & Co.
TO THE PUBLIC.
ALL persons ordering goods from our store, can
£1 have the s sent, if' they desire it, one mile in
any direction from the town of Clinton.
ups. 22. W. W. (lAPIAN ("C.
FAMILY GROCERIES, 'c.
cONFECTIONARY AND FAMILY
THE UNDERSIGNED, thankful for the
I liberal patronage which he has received for
a series of years during which his efforts to
please and accommodate, he trusts, has afford
ed general satisfaction, with the view of in
creasing that approbation and support has made
large and valuable additions to his present ex
He is prepared to fhrmish Balls, Soireqa,
Weddings, Assemblies, Dinner Parties (publc
or private), and social gatherings, of whatever
kind, with every article reqpired.
It would .e to the interest of country mer
chants and others, to call, examine, and leave
Candies, assorted Ginger, Canton
Rock candy do Havana
Cakes & pastry, ass'd Raisins, Layens & M.R.
Sugar plums do Cherries in Brandy
Preserves in syrup Cinnamon and Spice
do Brandy Strawberry cordial
Candles, new style Raepberry do
Cordials ass'd, superior Orgeat do
do common Currants
Muscat wine Citron, preserved
Currant jelly Cloves and nutmegs
Quince do Almonds, pecans
Orange do Essences; lemon, rose
Guava do Rose water, &c. &c.
Pork and bacon sides Mess Beef, by the half
Shoulders and Hams or whole barrell
Sugar cured Hams Cheese and butter
Duflield's do Coffee and tea
Stagg & Shay's do Chocolate
Sugars; brown, loaf, Mackerel, in kits and
crushed & powdered barrels
Soap and candles Salmon in kits
Golden syrup, retail Dried apples
Sugar cured beef Pickles, all sized jars
Comprising a full and superior nssortment of
superior FAMILY GROCERIES, all
of which will be sold low, and in quantities to
f suit purchasers.
WINES AND LIQUORS.
Wines, old & choice Brandy, superior
Port do do do lower grades
Madeira do do Whiskey, all qualities
a Claret do do Gin and run, superior
Champagne do Scotch Ale
Muscat do London Porter
American Porter Sweet Oil, in half and
do Ale whole bottles
And a great variety of other articles for
- FAMILY use.
a14 WM. GURNEY
CONFECTIONARY AND FAMILY
frlPE subscriber still continues the above hui
L einess at the old stand on Commercial Row.
Thankful for the liberal patronage heretofore
received from the citizens of Clinton, and the
public generally, he will spare no efforts to de
serve a continuance of the same.
Hle has lately made large additions to his
former extensive stock which enables him to
furnish every thing in his line of the best qua
lity, and ou the most reasonable terms.
Particular attention will be paid to the fur
nishing Balls, Dinners, Weddings, &c., with
cakes, candies, sweetmeats, fruits, wines, cor
dials, and such other articles as may be want
ed for such occasions.
Among other articles now in store, he has
Cakes and pastry, assorted,
Raisins, best brand,
Cinnamon and spices,
Almonds and Pecans,
Cloves, nutmegs, and currants,
Cordials assorted. superior and common,
Strawberry, raspberry, orgeat, cordials,
Jellies ; currant, quince, orange, guava,
Sugar cured hams of the best quality,
Mess beef, by barrell, or retail,
Cheese; Swiss, German, and western,
Coffee, tea, chocolate, butter,
Mackerel, salmon, dried apples,
Soap, candles, star and spermaceti,
Wines; Port, Madeira, Claret, Champagne,
Brandy, superior and common,
Whiskey, Gin, Rum,
Porter ; London and American,
Ale ; Scotch and American,
Sweet Oils, Sauces, prepared Mustard.
In short, every article in the line of coufec
tionary and family grpceries.
BREAD I BREAD !
I Fresh Bread will be furnished every morn
ing, delivered at the residences of those who
may desire it. All orders left at the Store,
will be punctually attended to.
may 5 A. SCHLANKER.
W. W. CHAPMAN & Co.
Importers and Dealers in Hardware,
CUTLERY, IRION, NAILS. CASTINGS,
Boots, Shoes, Saddlery, Trunks, and Plantation
EAST SIDE PUBLIC SQUARE,-CILINTON, LA.
"I AVE a full and complete assortment of
11 every thing in their line. Their old custo
mers and the public in general are requested
to call. april 8
CILVER SPOONS, tea and table, just received by
| je 9 NAUMAN & STRAUSS.
T E best kind of pure white wine Vinegar; to be
procured of BEECIIENO & Co.
jy 14 (I te 'adler'e.) Brick Iow.
Gold .1Win Misoovered.. inD
COME AND SEE -
DIREIT ' norM READQEtrARbtIR
NAU1VMAAN & STRAUS
T1EALERS in Fine Watches, Jew
11 elry, Books, Stationery, and Fancy
Invite the pttcntion of the peopl. of
and vicinity, and the ladies espeqially ~~
new and well selected stock C d o 'Id s
,Warnus, JaIwwrY, &c. eoiaprlC .b,
Cooper, Tobias, and real Joseph
movements; uwiss and English IAV 4,
gether with a splendid stock of Eastes.
JEWILRY, of he 'atf t style and beit
SILms a PLATra Wans, all desetlpl[5
Tolrr ARnt OLa s; Perfumery, Hab 4.
matum, Fancy Soap and Extracts, dli
Wont BoxEs, Port Monnales, Flat
CAOn Cases; silver, pearl, and shell. :4i
RAzona a KExvas, Rogers' best brandi' Ir,
Boons, consisting of standar nd mind
ScnooL BooKs, recommended for their
and instructive character.
Pocus, of American and British authors,
NOVELS, latest and best published, . -
great variety of other interesting readiln&
MvsIC; a fine lot of sheet music, ema
pieces from the most gifted composers. .
We have suitable arrangements to p.-e.
oooks, so that orders left with us w'Aq
IW\ atches and Jewelry carefully rs
od by the best of workmen, and warranal
We solicit a share of the public pstreliki
feeling convinced we shall be able to gives
Wl'All articks sold, warranted uas .
sented, or the money refunded.
'Sign of the BIG WATCH, east of I
Public Square, opposite the Post OMt.
ie 9 NAUMAN & STRAUS.g
For the Spring and Bummer.
"OW receiving and opening, a splendidau
I ply of new goods for the
SPRING AND SUMMER,
at the old established house of Levi, Btoe,
& Co., which will be disposed of on the ast
Barcgcs, flowered and plain,
Plain jacconet' organdie, and dotted mua
Printed ribbed muslin,
P'laid and check ginghams,
Edging andl thread lace,
Ladies collars, chemisettes and under hleer
IIanndkerchiefs, plain and embroider ed,
Gents' cravats, all kind:.,
Bonnet, cap, and belt Ribbons,
'Trimmings for ladles dreAses,
Irish Linens; brown, plaid, and check, de
French and Attakapas cottonades,
Brown and bleached domestics,
Fancy articles, &c.
All kinds of fancy Linens for pants,
Perfumery, a large and superior assortmat
CLOTHING, BOOTS AND SHOES,
A large and superior stock of fashionsble
Clothing, and liats, direct from New Yotk.
Gent,' boots, IbrogaIns, and shoes,
Ladies gaiters and bootees,
The trading community are respectfulllk
vited to give them a call.
a 14 LEVI, BLOO., & C a
WABIINGTuTON ItEM EDY,
WASHINGTON RHEUMATIC Ol??
"OR cure of Diseaonses of the Skin, T.lt,
.i' Rilngworm, Purifying the Blood, and BI,
matirm. Just received and for sale by
LAN GWORTHY & TILDON,
may 26 Sole A geuU
FASHION AND FAMINE, by Mrs. S
Mammon, or the hardships of an IcitNW,f
Mrs. Gore, -
Grace Aguilar's works,
Fudgo Doings, by Ike Marvel,
Dotany of the southern states, by Darby,
Kame's elements of criticism,
Life of Sam. Hlouston.
Odd Fellows manual, do Qifering.
je 9 NAUMAN & STRAUSS.
Dissolution of Co-partnership.
T IHE co-partnership heretofore cxisti be
! tween Thomas J. Worsham: and Janel
Dixon, in the Hotel business in Clintop, 0
!pssolved by mutual consent on the 2~th
Thomas J. Worsham will continue t
ness on his own account, and respectful
cits a continuance of the patronage of thbe
lie. THOMAS J. WORSHA..
m 3 JAMES M. DIXON.
THE UNION HOTEL FOR SBA!,
THOSE line buildings which bhr
recently repaired and put in complh*
der, are now offered for sale.
The buildings are spacious and well Ml
for the IIotel business, being central in t
location, and also provided with every 0 -
sary convenience for carryiug on the bwl
A large and commodious stable, good -"
and all requisite appurtenances are on the F0
For terms, apply at the Hotel, or to
may 5 JAMES M. DXIO..
WINES, CORDIALS, & LIQUO
(tALL and examine the subscriber's stock of
J Cordiei., and Liquors. WM. oSU]o