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LOUJISIANA STATE ELUOTION.
OFFICIAL USTURNU. 0031flIU 1. OONORIM ttýTtTý I lit ooCg tsaiona District. Pia ines; ...... 289 928 281 218 St. eard,...... 149 184 161 124 Orleans, right bank, 147 928 151 286 " ' district,. 1081 1140 1058 1188 " 3d " 670 882 666 888 321t 261 3268 9588 24 Ooangremonsl Distriot. t. Odeans, ltdistrlet. 1881 2071 1881 2069 " 4th do 809 620 812 619 Jelierson ......... 400 691 897 699 St. ........ 59 60 61 61 St. John Baptist,.. 196 221 65 51 St. Jame, ........ 161 814 161 808 Ascension, ....... 411 988 414 980 Assumption, ...... 1654 88 716 288 Lafourlch.......: 660 415 668 898 Temrebonne,..... . 867 879 879 865 St. My....... 820 487 841 896 StiM*Oi-....... 809 494 299 487 6980 6085 6180 5811 d8 Oongresalonal District. Co . l.......... 55 145 53 140 St. 'mmnany,..... 147 888 181 882 East FPlciana,,... 420 866 890 884 West Pellclana,... 265 245 288 268 East Baton Rouge,. 490 647 404 554 Wst Bate. Rouge. 188 218 180 216 Oataho6 ........ 864 877 846 890 Teas.,., ........ 149 129 189 137 Iberville,......... 478 288 458 298 Avoyelles ........ 489 881 488 881 Carroll.......... 876 261 864 279 Point Coupeo..... 450 802 442 800 Madison.......... 147 206 148 209 Livingston,........ 369 284 878 218 St. Helena,....... 3805 304 294 810 Washington ..... 294 186 371 199 4908 4510 4781 4610 4th Congressional District. Vermillion........ 288 142 237 135 St. Landry,...... 1086 786 1056 700 Caldwell,......... 200 78 .259 706 Lafayette ....... 470 162 471 157 Bleavillo ......... 033 247 622 293 Winn............ 262 150 263 151 Rapides ......... 587 615 581 018 Natchjtoehes,..... 578 482 675 478 Sabine,.......... 415 244 412 249 Calcasieu, ........ 827 24 327 24 De Soto,......... 494 343 472 358 Bossier .......... 3118 298 889 279 Claiborne ......... 797 .,3 783 729 Union............ 539 439 535 434 Ouachita, ........ .49 251 353 258 Franklin ......... 235 173 283 178 Caddo,........... 488 455 429 457 Jackson.......... 190 000 000 000 Morehouse ....... 10 000 000 000 COL. JOHN M. SANDIDGE.-We must congratulate the Democracy of this Dis trict upon the triumphant election of this sterling and talented Democrat to Con greoss. Never was honor better deserved--never were undoubted claims more cheerfully rec ognized. From the opening of the cam paign to the close, Col. Sandidge did not repose, traveoing a country thousands of miles in extent and filling alpointments with promptitude that we thought it im.pos sible for him toSceet, when they were an nounced. Never did man work with wore assiduity, ability, and as the rc.-ult cstab lishes, with more effect. We never contem plate such working men as Col. Sandidge, without finding uppermost in our mind tile peculiar declaration of " Old Hlickory" in reference to a favorite old soldier under his command: " With a regiment of such men I could storm and capture the gates of hell." The reader will, of course, bear in mind that the Iron Chief never made the experiment. A MARE'S NEST.-The cock and bull sto rv about the Germans and other foreigners alolitionizing Western Texas, is a Know Nothing Roorback, intended for party ef fect, and has been over and again exploded by the press of that state. If slavery nev er finds worse enemies than the naturalized citizens of the south, it will live forever. " Sam" cannot "save his bacon" by any such trumpery device as this. lieo is too far gone, and his only chance for salvation is to take a boat for Salt River at once, to which parts the voice of the southern peo ple nas unmistakably consigned him. lie ought to try to die decently, to atone(, in part, for the outrageously irregular and rakish life he has led. f.e, has been a sad boy, and it is happy that the peoplle have undertaken to sow his wild oats for him. Good bye, Sam n--Mobile Register. gii'pThe Niles Enquirer ricords the good luck of a citizen of that village, who while bathing in the river, discovered aftler a five minutes iu l.,stri'ous scrullIbing of his hide, a pair of lr:atwcrs wr. ichm he had lost two years bltfrm ' FELICIANA DEMOCRAT. 5DITIeD T A SP*CIIAL DdMOCRATIC 'OMMITTIrI. CLINTON, LA. Saturday Morning, November 24, 185. All persons indebted to this office, for announcements, printing of election tickets, ad. vertising, job work, &c., are requested to make prompt payment of their naconuts. 1WThere have been two deaths in our midst within the past week, from yellow fever, R. 0. Carman, Esqr. and Mrs. Hendricks. The weather is now quite cool and there is no likelihood of there being any new cases. 1S'The death of R. C. Carman, Esqr., has created a vacancy in the office of Justice of the Peace for the Fifth Ward. It will be filled by election, to be holden at such time as the Pollee Jury may direct. Tes MONrtLIItS Fro Nova.nea,-We have received all of our monthly exchanges; Harp er, Godey, Graham, Arthur, Do Bow, U. 8., National, Water Cure, &c. They all maintain that high standard of excellence for which they are noted, and all seem imbued with a worthy emulation, to make the present number excel the foregoing. Godey, Graham, and Arthur, each commence a new volume in Jan unary. This, then, is an opportune time to subscribe. I* The State Senate will stand, 17 Demo crats, 13 Know Nothings. Naw JEaasv.--The election for members of the Legislature in New Jersey, has resulted as follows: Senate-Democrats, 12 ; Whigs, 5; Know Nothings3. House-Democrats, 37 ; Whigs, 16 ; Know Nothings, 6 ; and one tem perance man. New YOR.--ThI assembly, in this State, will be composed of 50 Democrats, 43 Fusion ists, and 85 Know Nothings. The total vote amounts to 248,886, as fur as heard from. In 1854, the total vote was 470,595. The falling off must have been very great as most of the returns have been receiv ed. In 1854, the Softs polled 150,495 votes, Ithe hIlrds, 33,850 ; the Whigs, 156,`04 ; and the Know Nothings, 122,282. The prevalent opinion that the division of the democrats would preclude the election of either Hards or Softs in the late election, doubtless caused the great dimnimltion, which is principally shown to Ie in the Demnocratic vote. "HONESTY, TIIHE BEST POLICY." Never has the truth of this venerable adage been more signally verilied, than inl the elec tion just past. The demrocrats conducted the election on principle i lone, relying oni the pow-i er of truth, reason, and fair, open discussion before the people of the Issues presented by, their opponents. Not ia personal issue wasi raised, in a single instance. All was fiir, hou est, ani honorable throughout tihe canvass,. But how was it with the opposite party ? slisrlepresentation, detraction, abuiise, and d-i crlption was prractised Ibefore the election, anrd violence, thrents, and bullying at the polls, and rtot conltent with ill this, a mobo in several inr stancrts in New Orleans, took po:isession of the Ihllot boxes, broke theml to pieces, and de strryed the votes, together with tire lists'of vo tirs, and the tally lists. Yet withl all these unfair nwlan they were signally deifeated. The democracy have triumphed in the State, anid Louisiana stailds in proud array besides hecr sister states of the south, against proscription, perseccutioan, Iani intolCrance, ill defence of the conyrtitution of the United States, in defence of the Union, and in delfenlce of tile rights of the south. We were told by the editors of the Ameri cuan l'atriot, ibefore the election, that ill " in trig'ae and nlanagemlacl, the Know Nothinlg party hadI to limt'h experience to be beatern by the hdemtorats. But we thirnk the "intrigue lllId IlnIlllagie-'lll'llt"' is lnot availed them ll u ch I (: ' in this ca-nvass. A party that has to resort to srllllh iieasa t 0o sueed, will never rsuCCeed long'. 'T'ruth andi right will expose the cheat, arnl a just public sentiment will overwheha its muthors. When the opposition to the demnloraiic par ty shall luna[ i a true national party, upon cor reet Iprinctiples of governmient, and sound plrin I'ile's of public economiy, domrestie and interna tional, with apropiier notions of the iequal rights and l privileges of all cilasses of our citizens un tier thie conlstitution Iat I laws s they now :rta(d, andl shall ie willinll to give every one hIris dtle, urad none muore thati his due, then this Opposition may hope to succeed in its cfllrts to gIet ihnto the all'itliouns anid (ontidene of trhe .\ I.ri:can people, and inever be(trl'e(. " JLutrig'ue 1:u~ IouI ntlit won'IIt aIII'wrI. The people Sl' .o t, intrllirt'lit and virtuous l(.. to hb, im pl.r t .itw by ,ril tu\ weoriehy drltivi - AN APPEAL TO THI KNOW NOTH INGS SOUTH. Now, that the election is over, and that the heat and excitement have somewhat subsided, which it engendered, it may not be amiss to endeavor to recall our Know Nothing broth ren to a calm consideration of the real polit ical condition of our present united country.- We invite them to look the facts in the face, as we shall portray them, and ask themselves in the first place if they are true, and if true, what is the course that duty to the south, and to the union, demands them to adopt. We shall endeavor to be fair and to treat the sub ject with all the seriousness its importance re quires. It is a fact not to be denied that the Ameri can or Know Nothing party failed to make a national platform that both its members north and south could stand upon. The attempt was made at Philadelphia, but signally failed by the withdrawal of the delegations from twelve states, and issuing a manifesto or platform of their own, in which, opposition to slavery, was one of its main ingredients. It is a fact, that since then, conventions of the American party have been held in nearly all the free states, and the Philadelphia plat form has been repudiated by them, so far as regards its article upon slavery is concerned, and strong, decided, ultra abolition grounds has been substituted in its stead. It is a fact, that not a solitary instance can be shown, where a meeting, convention, or public demonstration of any kind, of the Ame rican party north, have passed resolutions, or taken gfouud in favor of southern rights upon this vital question. It is a fact, that not a man, of any notoriety at the north, of the American party, has come out on the side of the south, but on the contra. ry, all stand in opposition to southern views on the question of slavery. They all claim the right in Congress to legislate on that question in the territories,--to prohibit the slave trade hetween the states,--to abolish slavery in the District of Columbia,--and are opposed to the admission of any more slave states,-thcy are for restoring the Missouri compromise line,- and for repealing the fugitive slave law. It is a fact, that the Know Nothing or Am erican party, in all the free states, have fused with what is now known as the Repubiiaenn party, which is headed by Seward, Hale, Chase, Sumner, and other great leaders of the aboli tion platform in the northern states. It is a fact, that this new party openly pro claims opposition to slavery, both in the terri tories and the states, and declare their fixed determination never to cease their exertion, un til it is exterminated throughout the land. It is a fact, that this new party is striving, with unfaltering energy, to unite all the free states in a great northern or sectional party, with the sole intention of controlling the elec tions and cossequently the legislation of con gress upon the subject of slavery, with a fixed purpose to abolish it throughout the union, whenever they have the power. It is true they do not claim any power over the subject in the states, as the conlstitution now standls, but they avow their intention to amend the constitution so as to give them the power. Wilson, the man elected senator by the know nothings of Massachutsetts, and declared at the time, by southern know nothings, to be a sound, con servative state rights' man, at one of these Re publiean meetings in New York, made the fol lowing declaration : "Let it be understood that within the territories of thle United States we intend to prohibit forever the existence of hnillan slavery. Let it hle undelr stood precisely and exactly what we mean. tWe mean to restore firedom to Kansas. We mean that Kansas shall never come into this ULion as ia slave state. No, lever. We mean to restore freedomlinl to Ne!brascka, clear up to the bounlldl'ies of the IBritish QueenI. We nmean that Nebroska shall con inllto the Union, a free state, with a free conlltitution. We tell Atchisn, Strinlgfellow and otlher border rutlhtls, that they nay violate law, honor, every thing, but Kansas comes into the Union, clothed in the gar iments of' liberty. We mean that Utah, if she comeis Into this Union ever, shall come into this Union. a free colnmmonwealth, We mean New Mexico, Minne sota, W\ashington, Oregon. every foot of the terri ritllvries of this republic, shall tIe consecrated I'orev ,!r to freedom anld lieo insfititiens for all men, and cltainls alnd litters to nonle. Standing hereol, to-night, geitlliinll, I plroclaitl it antd let the country Ilnder stalnd it, that we are opposed to slavery everywhere, andw it' we had the power would abollsh it forever. Let It beh uuderstood that we have not the power to abolish it in the slave statas of this Union, and we do inot propose to interfere with t legal rights of the citizens ,of' the slave states. TIlt let it ha under stood that within the territory of the United States, we hava tlhe colstitutional power to prohilit slave ry, and we mean to do it at atly cost and at anlly ac rillce. Let it ie unldorstood by the counttry and the world, that we mean that if aniy portion of this con tinent shall ever be incorporated into this Union, we' ilean it shall ever be consecrated to freedot." None 'can be deceived as to the real designs of this new party. Gel. Wilson has not lys. tyfieil what lie says, but puts it in plain utnitis' tiakaublec language. le ueanus exactly what lie says and i mistake. I lear what Mr. Sew ard, the ghreat leatder of this mnovemtent has proclaimed. At a speerl( h at Albany not loung sihte, he adlle the followingi 'tartliig remlal'ks: '" . ty is not and nllverl can bo pi rp! inal. It sion of the constutitution together with Its own over throw. lhon the slaveholders would perish in the struggle. The change can now be made without vl olnoe, and by the agency of the ballot b.. The temper of the nationis Just, liberal, and forbearing. It will contribute any money, and endure any scrl floes to effect this great and important change; In deed it is made already. The house of representa tives is already yours, as it always must be when you choose to have it. The Senate of the United States is equally within your power if you only will act persistently for two years to have It. Not withstanding allthe wrong that has ooeen done not another slave state can come Into the Union. Make only one year's constant deolsive effort, and you can determine what states shall be admitted." In view of this new organization at the north,, and commenting upon it in Faneuil Hall, and the speech of Mr. feward, Mr. Choate, of Massachusetts, the great whig statesman upon whom the mantle of the mighty Webster is said to have fallen, says most emphatically. "If the ingenuity of hell were tasked for a device to'allenate, and road assunder our immature and ar tileal nationality, it could devise nothing so efthc tual I take my stand here I resist and depreeate the mere attempt to form the party. The basis of the organization is reciprocal, sectional hate. I do not expect to live to sec it succeed in its grasp at power. I am sure I hope I shall not, but I see the attempt making. I thing I see the dreadful influ ence of anch an attempt.' Here is the warning of a patriot, one whose position at the north, enables him to judge the subject fairly and impartially. Know nothings of the south, are yon so blind to truth, reason, and your own dearest rights, as not to see and feel the truth of what this great northern whig statesman, so forcibly portrays ? Will you read the speeches of the great leader of this new organizatioh, Wilson, and Seward, as we have faithfully transcribed portions of them in this article, and not see and feel that the Union is in danger I The facts to which we have referred in regard to the Am crican party north, you must know, are not misrepresented. Then how can you justify yourselves in keeping up an organization at the south, which can only result, if successful, in ruin to yourselves and your fellow country men, whose interests and yours are so intimate ly blended, that the due can not ha injured, without the other being involved ? You must know there is but one national party at this time in the whole Union. This, the most em inent statesmen of the Whig party, and many of the Whig presses, boldly and candidly ad mit to be the democratic party. You must know and feel, that no party is worthy of sup. port, that is not national. You are bound to know that the American party is not, nor nev er can be national. It is a complete failure, as very many of its former friends and uiave cates admit. Then why persist in your oppo sition at this time, to the only party that can save the union from destruction, and preserve your constitutional rights of person, property, and political equality, You can do nothing yourselves but weaken, and perhap:s defeat the democratic party, and thereby indirectly aid the efforts of Seward, Wilson, and that black re publican crew, in thur unholy designs to de stroy the Union. Never did greater responsi ty rest upon you than at the present crisis. Tire KANSAS Lmirox.-Following the peri cious example of Know Nothingism, there are now springiging up secret societi(s for all man nIlr of purposes. 'The large number of men who have entered this society, seen its work ilgs, and become aware of the very great ad vat;ages of secresy in carrying out schemes which would otherwise meet with prompt and irresistible censure, furnish ready materials for secret and stealthy associations for all sorts of designs. This is one of the sins for which the Blutlinists are directly accountable, and we doubt not that ere many months pass, there will be organized treason preparing ill more than one section of the Union, on the plan of the lodges and wigwams of the know nothings. A late number of the Missouri Republican, pulllishes in full the " Constitutions a(d Ititu als of the Grand and Subordinate Encamp ments of the Kansas Legion," a body of men formed into a secret military organization, with grips and passwords, signs and signals for the lpurpose of aiding and abetting each other in their attempts to prevent the introduction of slavery into Kansas. This scheme owes its lpaternity to the same lanud of fanaticism, whence Know Nothingism arose, New Eng land. Every member takes upon himself a solemn obligation to use all possible means of making Kansas a free state. lie swears that hle will not reveal any of the secrets of the order, even if withdrawing from it or being suspend e(l or expelled. The officers all have military titles, the subordinate regiment that of Colo nil, and the inferior officers of major, Captain, &ct. The Chief of the Grand State Encemp. iecnt has the title of General, which plainly in dicates the kind of influence they design to exercise. VM.cMessrs Christy and lIorton after ma kina al appllieation for ia writ of habeas corpus ie ho delivered f'rolli prison, where they had biefti r* i t',r form ite ptlllt ,-' ,-onrt, withdll.r it. THE WARNINiG OIthTiU PAST. The Know Nothing party is predicated up. on the principle that there it one class of our citizens better than another, because they had pen to be borne in a foreign land, or profess particular religious faith. Should they 4. coed in establishing this innovation upon the constitution of our country, the next step may be to proscribe the poor. In Massaqph t they have already proscribed the ignorant or those who could not read and write the -' glish language. Thus step by step we sheol have our government changed from a presentative democracy to an aristocracy, i eventually to a monarchy. If ever this republic is changed from a free governus a monarchical form, it will be by pome pee. like this. It can never be done all'at one. will be done by gradually uundermininoug. true principles upon which the government i founded. The Know Nothing party made some g. strides in that way, but the good sense of the people, has seen into the scheme, and the dat. ger has been stayed for a time. Thousands who honestly went into the order, have been eeo. vinced of their error, and have come odd*. Others will follow. Know nothingism isded If it should ever rise agnin, it will be upont own ruin, not that of the democratic party. The Know Nothing party is wrong luits princlples, wrong in its aims, and wrong in its mode of action. It sought to control men t@ their fears, their religious prejudices, and thair cupidity. It influenced the passions of race against race, flattered men's pride and ambi. tion, and by every seductive influence sodght to get the yonng and unsuspecting into the or der. But they have failed most Ingloriously, and they ever will fail, so long as truth is l t free to combat error. Success achieved by. such expedients, must of necessity be of sh~it duration. The short but significant historylt Know Nothingism in this country, will always bhe a standing monument of this fact. Let the present generation take warning by the fhitre and transmit its history to the future political lparties that may arise in this governmcnt as a beacon to light them against the ruin and dea ger to which it would lead. ENGLAND.-The most important intelli. gence by the Pacific relatesL to an extraoe dinary panic in england, in consequence of rumors having obtained currency of the probability of a war with the United State the London Times fanned the flame by sev* oral mendacious editorials. Extras were issued stating that the American Minister had demanded his passports. Energetic protests were heard from all quarters. Mr. Bueclhanan was appealed to, and denied that; the statements had any truth in theml-r Public feeling then cooled down, though there was still some uneasines on the s b jet. BARGAINS TO CLOSE. BEING desirous to close business here. I will good bargains to cA'sn dealers. My stock is wer sunorted. I Those Indebted to lHAtnis & D)'AroxoD. or myself,' twill consult their interest and greatly oblige, by asw king early settlements, as the outstanding buslnens must be closed without delay. nyov 24 J. (. D'ARMOND. AGENTS I AGENTS 11 AG ENTS I ! PEIiSNS INSaetome d ted o procure s.escribers for Hooks. Magazines. &e., or get up 'litis for news* lpapers, are reqtuestd to sld al their names Ind address,. and we will lioward thema, free of charge, a spelcitmen number of a publicatlon ftor which they will find ready sale, and we will allow them a sorm mission of 50 per cent for their services. J. BltAl)FRll) & BRtOTHIER, nov 24 3 Courtland st. New York. DAGUERREAN LIKENESSES. TIEl undersigned has taken rooms at the Union IlIotel, and sl prepared tu ttake agl)nerreotypep, for those who may favor hinu with i call. lIe41l1 only remain for the space of two or three weeks. nov 24 E. LEVL SALE OF ESTRAYS. I WILL offer for sale, at the door of my office, Ia the town of Jackson, oni MOND)AY" l cetmher 10, 1855, at 11 o'clock, a. in., the ,ollowing described estry Mule: Oane bay mare Mule about 18 hands hlghJ years old, branded on the left thighl with the letter ' At.so: a brown mare Mule, about 121 hands higbh, 7 years old, brauded on the left thigh with the let' ter IB. Said Mules were strayed before ime on the 27th day of May, 155. hy L. 8. Austin. nov 24 G. W. CATILETT, J. '., 3d Ward. ADMINISTRATOR'S SALE. In the matter of the succession of Benjamin and Celia Richardson, deceased. / ILL BE SOLD, at the town of Greeno burg, Parish of St. Helena, on MONDAY, December 8, 1855, the following real and personal property be' longing to said succession, viz: 640 ACRES OF LAND, of excellent quality, with all the improvements thereon, consisting of a good dwelling, of buildings, fine gin, &c. FORTY likely Negroes, A stock of Horses, Mules, Hogs, Cattle, &c., &c. A large quantity of Corn and Fodder. TERMS OF SALE. Slaves to the amount of $3000, to be sold for Cash, to pay the debts. The balance of the real estate on a credit of one, two, and three years, with interest after maturity until paid, with mortgage importing confession of judge ment retained. The personal property on a credit of twelve months. HARDY RICHARDSON, nov 24 Adm! nitrlter.