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THE FELICIANA DEMOCRAT.
BY G W. W. REESE. THE CONSTITUTION.-STATIE RIGHTS. TEMS.--$8 PER YEAR. VOL. I. CLINTON, LA. SATURDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 1, 1855. NO. 33: TERMS. Tea "FELICIANA DEMOCRAT" will he pub i*bed every WaD.ESanr ANo SATrarAY, at THREE Dollars per annum, payable in advance. Two cop les will be fbrnished for FIVE DOLLARS. AovsavnutsnrN inserted at One Dollar per squar. (TWELVE lines or len,) for the first Insertion and iftvSents for each subsequent one. The Poe for announcing a candidate for office wll be TEN Dollars, payable in advance. CARDS, PROFESSIONAL, &c. Jo.x NoVak, Clinton. CnrA. MuVsa, Jackson JOHN & CHARLES McVEA, Attornies at Law, CLINTON A JACKSON. LA. W. FERGUS KERNAN, Attorney & counsellor at Law, CLINTON, LA. PRACTICFS In the l'arishes of Eaust and Went Feliolana. a 14 JAMES B. SMITH, Attorney and Counsellor at Law, CLINTON, I.A. (I It , attend business In East and We4t F.liciiina T and St. Helena. a 14 JOHN M. ROBERTS, Attorney at Law, OrrFcs: MAIN SmTREr. CLINTON, LA. BOWMAN & DE LEE, Ittornies andl ounsellors at Law, CLINTON, LA. BUSINESS entrusted to their care will be irompt. SIIy attended to. Rearsa.ncs.-Mle,.rs. Oakey A& Hawkins; J. 11, Syras & Co.; New Orleans. a 14 IIAYNES & ELLIS, Attornies and Counsellors at Law, CLINTON, LA. JAs. (. FU(QUA. J. 0. KILIntIRN FUQUA & KILBOURN, Attornies at Law, CLINTON, LA. PRACTICE In the courts of East and Went Felici ana. and t. eleuna. a 14 JAMES WELSH, ATTORNEY & COUNSE LLOR AT LAW, CLINTON, LA. LAW PARTNERISIP. TII" underiiigied, hanilg entered hit, part l'eship in the practice of their profeislon, will attend to all bueiuess entrusted to thern in the parish of IEaSt Feliciaa. And, to aljy bllsin.ss, entrusted to either, in the aljacent I'llitshes. they will attend separately. Ofice In Cliuton., La. JAMES II. MCSE, a 14 D. C. HARiLEE. 1). 13. SAMFORD, Attorney and Counsellor at Law, CLINTt)N, ILA. W ILL atteind to any professioinal IsineIsi entIrust ed to him in East and West Feliciana, East atone Itouge, niut St. lhelern I'arihee. jde! HENRY I-AWFOII), Justioe of the Peace & Notary Publico CLINTON, LA. OfMe on the North side of Abe PIullic Squarc. JAMES WELSH, Notary Public and Auotioneer. CLINTON,LA. '\TILL attend promptly to all bIusiness entrusted TV to hi. care, O)rtle : North East corner of the Public Snllre. DR. F. R. IIARVEY, CONTINUi*T the practice of his profession, ano ' respectfully tonders his services to the citizens of Clinton and vicinity. a 14 Da. C. I. I'OUTER, FSPI'ECTIFULLY offers hil probessional services R to the cltizons of Clinton, and its vicinity. IIe can always be found, when not Ilrol.shilly engaged, at the Drug Store of Wen. Sadler, on Blriik low. a 14 E. L. HAYGOOD, Auotioneer,----Clinton, La. PROMPT attention will be given to lithe ale of Real EState, and Personal Property within the Pariah of East Feliciana. Oflicc, in Clinton. It 14 T. O'CALLAGIIAN, Tailor, april 14 JACKSON, TLA. OAKEY & IIHAWKINS, Factors and General Commission Merchants, No. 90 GRAVIERI STREET, NEW ORltIEANS. IG to offer their services to Planters and 5tcr chante, and promise attention and promptness to all seonignmonts entrusted to their cnr.. a 14 MICAJAII HARRIS, Cotton Faotor & Commission Merchant, No. 58 GRAVIER STREET, NEW ORLEANS. B. M. DALEY. E. E. A. TAI.LAIlE. E. M. DALEY & Co. Commission k Forwarding Merchants, WAND WIIOLEBALE QEALERS IN WESTERN PRODUCE, 67 Tchoupltoulas Street, NEW ORLEANS. J. G. DEARMOND. Souoeasor to HARRIS & DeARMOND. - AS on hand, Bacon, Flour, Lard, amnis, 1 do. sugar cured, Corn Beef, Molasses, Mess Pork. Soap, Cutlery, Salt, Tobacco, Woodware, A xes, fCigars, Crockery, do handles, Gunpowder, Glassware, Cow peas, Shot, Tinware, Oils, Pickles, Brooms, Yeast powders,Splices, Hoes, Coffee, Starch, Spades, shovels Teas, Sal soda, Trace chains, Sugar, brown Nails, I'orter, London do crushed Well rope, Vinegar, Rice, do buckets. Wines, ass'd, Candles, Wash boards, Fruits, presv'd. Lime & cement Castings, I)omestics, calicoes, blankets, linseys, hay and corn, BAGGING, ROPE, AND TWINE TJuº'ous, assorted; and many other articles. In fact, a general assortment of such articlos, as are usually found in such houses, to which Ittenltion is Nparticularly invited, Termsnl being strictly cash, prices will be pro portionately low. Additional fresh tupplies vill he received weekly. jy ' Saddle, Bridle, and Harness Manufactory 8 S. LOOMIS, North side f the lublik Square. W OU LD respectfully inform his patrons and 1 the public in geineral, that he has ju:.t re ceivedl a laIrge and well selected ilssortmueut of LEATIIER, HIARDWARE, &c. suitablc for the i nnflllllllltlrll l of aIIy Iald every article that miay be wanted or called tir in his line of business : viz. SADDLES, BRIDLES, IIARNESS, &c. Ils stock of Leather hais been selected with great celr, dlli('is of the best quality. Thle' Sil dir-ry Hardware is dirit.t froli New York, und is of the latest style andl pattern. With collletent anid experieied workmen Io imanuf:'letlure this material, he hopes to give perfict eatisl'action, and will warrant all work, bloth a. to quality and ex(cltion. & & CALL AND EXAMINE. -:ll N. II. All open accounts Imist be settled on the 1st of November. ie 9 R. BOWMAN, COA.(CII AND CARRIACIE MAKIER, CLINTON. I.. S- I STILL oontiiei to build nil Skin.s uf P ilesure C(uriiurgs, on the' rlist li rou d i ill phil, at the oldl ,i ixil, on thel Inlihl street, rillilg cast froiu the I'luilic S lilli'C. Thiakful ft l r theli pltronllne andi puilli confi dtlilnce extciud,.d. I desire to retain anld increniste the seinei, by idiustry, promptnessii , fair prices, nlidl good work, which will be giuaralllteud to ptanld. I aln filly lreparced to furnish tit short notice, META 1LLIC 13URI AL CASES, ul ~Violne:Nx (COiiFFINS, o1 sili t'iis ias will insuire lilt iignlstiany chuirgi of extortion, froli thile u tiit 1101' i ti . iil'trs o (ili attention t;iveni on till ]hriil O 'ii( iHIIS. a 28 R. IIOWAI\N. Carriages & 13uggys made and repaired, BY CIHARLE S P1'. JARRETT, SIAV\'IN(G superior faiilities for the Ir'omnpt and fLithiful exe..tih, of a strictly ('irriage a/d uiii4y ma ing tind repairing liusiness, I invite public attention to my establishment. None but finished work 11n 11 r(! ill my ei'uIploy, anl( no Ilfirior 1' or ol fashioned work will he found on han(d. Arraingementis have een mnlade for receiving the best Iatlerial now ill use, for cowpiltin;, every st yie ot runiu-ng gear, body, painting aun trimming, which talst or wealth call deIsire. Designs for Cu'ariages, liggys, Sulkysi. , &c. on tile latest aiid most fishiilonhe plns can Iie sien lt lily shop. (Jill iiiii see tIhen. An iassortmlent of Northerln malde luuIggys, alw.ays on hnlidl. All kind:: of repairing done at tihe sht'est notice to insure ncatuess and durabilily. All work warrulnted, with proper usage. Y~Si'.ly tcrIls arel cash, or approlved ciity ne celpta Iln('. FISK'S METALLIC BURI AL CASES. 'I have lprcilur'd the special aml excilsive right of shal, for Fiis's l..r:i. tliralIC UCo FIlN:, for the Parish of I':ast Feliciaa. Any1 iufringemenll upon my right ill the sale of' thIse cases will siilject the violator to prosecultion. Samuel J)ecker, is my authorized agent, in Jackson, for the sale of the salie. Wooden Collins made to order, aind every tntention given on Funeral occasions. A fine Heanrse always in readiness. lie (.au he found after night at the hotel of EvANs WVllrre. s 2. may 5 C. 1'. JAIlE'T"lT'. FUJuRNITURE I FURNITURE I! T llE undersigned has o(pned in t he Town of (Clinton, i Inr;ea~ssort menllt of' lrniture, conllsisting of Bureaus, Bedsteads, (!hairs, Sofas, Arluoires, Lounges, Cribs, and almost every otlher article nf Furniture, suita ble for the market, which he wil sftl s low, for cash. Ills store is on the south side of the public square. ang 11 H. IB. GAY, Agent for M. llatns,. TIIIlITY casks clear Sides, for sale by MILLS, CIIEVELAND & Co. PRINCIPAL OF A FEMALE INSTi TUTE WANTED. T IIE "Silliman Female Institht," at Clin ton, La., by the resignation of the Rev. S. Taylor is without a Principal. This is a legally incorporated institution. and has been in successfull operation for about three years. The number of pupils has aver aged about seventy-!lve of all ages. The hull dings are of brick, beautifully located and i~ fine condition. The Trustees have fixed the irst of Dcccem ber, as the period at which they will make an aplpointmenet. Applihntions may be rddresled to J. B. Smith, F. Hardesty, and Win. 8llliman, who will give any desired information. oct 13 WM. SILLIMAN, President DRUGS, MEDICINES, PAINTS, OILS. 'IE following catalogue embraces a partial I list of art.lets constantly on hand and for sale by LANG WOITIIY & TILDON, at the Drug Store in Clinton, to which the attention of the trade generally is respectfully solicited. Aloes, alcohol, Muriatic acid, Assafoitida, almn, Morphia, musk, Arrow root, Number Six; half pint Ammonia curb. quart bottles, Ahesive plaster, N, utmegs, oil bergamot Allspice, P'intk root, piperine, Balsam, Fir and Toln, Pot ash, paint brushes, Bay Rum, blue stone, Quinine, sal soda Blue masI, black leadl, Soda bicarbonate I Ilack Snake root, Scidlitz powders Bornx, blister plaster, Sarsaparilla, sponge Calomnel, Eng. & Am. Syrup squills, starch Caleined Inagulsia, Varnish, venetian red Camphor, Cast ils :.oap, Whiting, gum drops Castor oil, per gallon Brandy, Port wino and bottle, ( in, Cayeune pepper, Blrushes of all kinds Charcoal powder, Lily whitr, pointatum ('loves, chrome green, Black lenad, hair oil C'itraLte of Iron, Brown's ess. ginger .. Quinine, Yeast powders Cod liver oil, Scales and weights Colombo root, Copliva capsules Composition powder', Thlraniomltors Colpplmris, cream tartar Snuff, Scotch Dovers powders, " nmaahoy Ehln Bark, ergot, Searificators, catheterc Elsonm salts, Lancets, spring do Extracts of all kilds, Cuppingug glasses Flax seed, flor' sulphur, P'a tent mediciies Ginirr, gilue, ''Thompson's eye whater (,mui gin-', .gim my'rrlt W istar's Ialsami of wiil ( iu arabiii, do opiunn, cherry Iouammn's anmodyne, Graelliilerg Pills Henry's tmnamne in,, 13atchelor's hair dye iodide potassa, ilndigo, Barry's tricoperomis J.ahp, Ayer's chelrry iectoral Lamp black, iitheregi, FIihncestocmk's vcrmil'ugi Lunamr castic, Winer's L,(emion syrup, ILollhnid's hitters Matches, natnee, Fancy soaps, variety F'.aney pirtiulnury, a'.d upers, l'i:ving (m'lm s, &,'. a PLAIN AND FANCY PAINTERt. (~A1111IAGE, HOUSE, & SIGN Painting, . I lraillg i aln (ilding, Glzillag, Tl'ilraillrellt Window S1illld,, Chin t White, or P'or(elain Finish, I':i'Lr Illllgirg, Ornamentall Painitii, lI ,D,iiin anld Odd Fellow's lnllluir., A id :il ild.uls of Ihin i and fa(ey work, (lone ill till, lip :1,..1 t11 mIJost dllrlhle mannerlt(', iull sh]t' r t . Iot i('. All io!ors of painllt in anuall qmlitifi111, ready for (:(, for tie ineonllnllodatioll of tlhose hlo pr''l'cr nfilllr it tlhemslllves. Il 'en all always lie llluand thate C;i'iriage M1alnuf11'_tlory or C. M. Jarrett. aug 25 J0 11N i . 1) U FIR C ( Q, GENERAL AGENT & AUCTIONEER, ATON RO(U E, LA. 1 ]LT, (tte11ld to lpostillig b(ook, drawing na(l I ollectinfg t'o n ts, wl'itillp' I(n ( l us , (h'1'11s, ,'. Also iany businessi to bie tIamalWdte(I with t l. N/l/le (?irerimenil, redeemidng Landlsforfeil ed /,r ' :'.ares, 4"c. Orlher left with J. B. Sans, J. I'., will ie p)romptly atn(hded to. i 21 1855.j 1. N. LEMON. 1.-i55. WHIOtSALE k (11:A[I1, )1;.) .:l IN Drugs, IMedicines, and Chonmioale. VYE-OIV I)S ANI) I)DYEI-NTU IIFFS, (Oils, l':i.ts , d w I '1i .ters rb il. a; V r nish's, WVilow Ulans, Iitty Gl:isswri, Perf'llullery, Jill S;Oa.s, Ialir, tooth, lnlail, hat, laillnt, 4an4d clothes' iUruslies, u'ug'ial aind dentlal Inmtruwiiits, Tru4s('s andl1l4 sIpport(erlS, nil kinds, Patent and proplrietary Af,,dic.il,; all orl'ts, Litter, cap, iand fliniy Paper; J iks,, P'ure Medi,.il(al Will'es an(11d Bradi14s, Fielld nd ilgardlen Sed(.:; fresh, Toys, Shloý brI-shes anlld !lalking, HIazors, fine sioket Knivie, 'Talhle (ullery, School Ilooks Ihy variosls 1tlihor11.(. fY l oflfe gould; (lequally Its low i111 t1he ('an Iw lauila ,d from alily simil esta.l,liiniuilt ill thi:s section, fill wiarri.ited to he FRESII ANI) CEINIlIN:E. Oaeri:is 11o1 iiix: Co'reyv lillil., and silis faetion, gn'raultei(l, with reigard both to iice' allld quality. PHIIYSICIAN'S IPRES(CRIPT'IONS will recive lily Ililrsolal attoiitioii at all hours of the day and night. a 14 FELICIANA DEMOCRAT. Georga lat Ptibrm of Priaoiple. A large meeting of the Democracy was held at Milledgevlll, Ga., on the 14th alt. It was organized by calling Hlowsu Coos to the chair. The following resolutions having been reported by a committee, their adoption wdrs moved by the Hon. Alfred Iverson, seconded in a speeclh of great power by the lion. Rob ert Toombs, and were unanimously adopted. PLATFORM OP PRINOIPLES. 1. Resolved, That, as a portion of the democratic and anti-know nothing party of Georgia, we declare in the language of the Georgia Convention of 1850, "that we hold the American Union secordary in importance only to the rights and princi ples it was designed to perpetuate ;" that past associations, present fruition, and fi ture prospects will bind us to it so long nas it continues to be the safeguard of those rights and principles. 2. Resolved, That we hereby declare our full and unqualified adhesion to the follow. ing resolution of the Georgia convention of 1850. and our unalterable determination to maintain it in its letter and spirit, viz: 4th resolution-Georgia platform: "That the st'te of Georgia, in the judgment of this collecntion, will, and ought to resist, even (as a last resort) to a disruption of cvery tic which binds her to the Union, any act of congress upon the subject of slavery in the District of Columbian, or in places subject to the Ijurisdiction of Con gress, incolmpatible with the safety, domes tic tranquility, the rights and honor of the slaveholding states; or any act suppressing the slave trade ilotween the slave holding states; or lillny refiusal to admnit as a state, any territory hereafter applying because of the existence of slavery therein; or any act prohibiting the introduction of slaves into the territories of Utali and Now Mex ico; or any act repealing or materially mod ifying the laws in force for the recovery of fugitive slaves." 3. Resilvid, That we approve and endorse the action of our last Conllg.re.s in the plas sagie of the Nebraska-Kanslias act, and lthe priiciiples therein established, alnd, in coni formity with these lprinciples, the peiople of Kainsas have the ri~ht, when the InumIber of their population justifies it, to for ita re publican State constitution, with or with out slavery, as they may deternine, ind lihe alimitted into the thiion uoii nl till u'ial fimot. ing with the othlier States; andl that her ri j.lion by Congress on accoiiunt of slave'ry woul lie It just cause for the dis ruptiion lli Ill the tihs that hind the State of Georgia to the Uniion. 4. Re'solved, That wo apillrove and adoptll the followinig resolution, iipassed uitniiiiau; ly by the last legislaturI of (eoirgiha: " lu' sol\ved by the general assellrily of the stath of (leorgia, Thlit opposition th t theo Iprinci ples of the Nebraska. bill, ill relationii l) teii subject of slavery, is regarided by Ihe pI ple of' (Geori'gia as hostility to tlhe piol'h of the south, aniid that all ipersons who pair taike of siuch ollis-itioln are unfit to lbe re Ogniized Its icouponillei t jii ,its of tiny party or organlizatioil niot hiostiheo o the esonin." 5. Rusol/tid, ThIat, in niceornilluceo with the above rec.itoluion whilst, we are willing to act ill Ipr.ly isochiationt with nil soiind anid reliable Inu in every ai'tion of thei I Unioni, we are not williii' to afliliatet with Iany party that shall recogigize Iand C'rn',v out, the lrinciples i land proli'ssiions of thu N;erbrska Kansais nct; iand t Iat the deino cratic anlld iltii-knlow nlothing party of (leer. gia ought to cut oil all palty con'exion with every lun anal party at the north or elsewhere, tihat ioes not oMine up fuIlly aiti fatiily to this line of' action. 4l. Resolved, That those sonllld anlid ielia ble deimocrats at the inorth who htiav' ipatri oltically ftiught for the Nebr iaska Kalllns.s tat, anal the rinilteniana e of the t 'lfuiitivei slave law, agailist the e'inahiioid Ihl'bes of know notllinlgisnt aind abolitiosnini, (which seek their repcal,) and who stanid plledged to siiupport the adthissioni of Ktansus into the Unioin as slave statec shouInhti she ask it, merit the h ultI 'tfilt sytllipathl is, thaniks, anal elvnuraglleiuit of' all southern linl itl their piatriotic, position. 7. Hesolved. ''That ii the rlanks of the ideimo acatit putr'ty of the north aloune have hb(l IuiLt iitid thio e flilttliic ienCi whoi ) hatve sitood by the rightsil of the soulth, uin d jitig in tlia oulhre y the past, this parly oify colltaitis the ele ienltts of soluiiidn-~s tIpoti fiji slavery iljaestiotl IIport whiv (h li ial ttitional Sarly c11he voltsti'm.ted with which the soeth cttn contliStntly io.uoptar'ato. 8. Resolved, Thltt it ise.xpedient and iaroj or that the deuioeratic and anti-know noth iuig party of G(iorgia bel represented in the National convention of the democratic par. ty which is to meet in Cinaiapt,; next spring for the purpose of nominatibg can didates for President and Vice President; that the detnarantiotand anti-know nothing members of the legislature, together with such other members of the party as may, be chosen to atteudit*n their respective coenties; be, and ate hereby requested to meet at some, convenient time during the. present session and select.twenty delegatos to said conventlon for this'ttatq. t 9. RTeolt.d, That our delegates c t said convention ought, in our opinion, to b in. strncted by those whoshali appolit hen ti Insist upon the adoption of a platfbrn of prinnlple) as a b~is of a ndtiona brgtupia tion, prior to the nomination of candtdtes, and that said platform shall, among other things include, in suL~stnce, the following propositions: 1. The recognition and adoption of the principles established in the Kansas-Ne brask act. 2. That neither the Missouri Compro miso nor any other anti-slavery restriotion shall hIreaftor be extended over any terrt tor ofr'th United States. 8. The prompt and faithfiul exeutlon of the fugitive slave law, and its pe.manent continuance upon the statute book. 10. Rcsolvhd, That no man ought to be hold and considered a member of the na tional democratic p4itty who does not rec ognizo, approve, and adopt the foreg.oIb propositions, and that the democratie an4 anti-know nothig party of tids state,: through its said dgation, ought not to affiliato or net in said conventiop with any delegate or delegates who shall disapprove. and vote against the samne. 11 Resolved, That if said proposition shall not in sullstlllfoee Ie inco-or ated in the platform adopted by said convention, the dellegates from Georgia ought, in thi opinion of this meeting, to withdraw fipm the (convention, and take no further partin the noittinations or other proceedings of the sanie; anti that our delegates ought to be instructed so to act. 12. Resolved, That the 1)omoeratie and anti-know nothing party of this state ought. and will support the lnontlill(nes of said con vention for P'resident and Vice President )rovideld the pittfirt n adopted by said cotn vciftion be ill ne'ordaltee withl the spirit and intent of the foregoing olpoltsiltions anllti Ithe nomlincts thereof i b pledged, it' elected, to ecrry out the satne in good faith, in the admi inistration of the government, nitd ist applointttettts to ollhio under the ad uni ni tration. 1. Rcsolvd,'l That we synmplhize with the triends of the slavery cause in Kansas in their manly etlorts to maintain their rigihts and interests and tihe rights and in terstls of the southern people, and that. Ve rejoicee at their present victories over the paid uatlventurers and jesuitical hordes of iorthert abolitionism; that tihe deep in tl'esxt felt and taken by the people of Mis. isouri in the settlement of kansas, and tmhe udtcititn of tle slalvery question in it, is Itl i natura:l tiltd projer, and that it is their rig'ht alId duty to extend to their southeru ri'lhttn in tihat territory every legitimate and houorablc sympathy and support. 14. RTsolvt d, 'Th'at we pro uncompromis ingly OllptSed to the political ortanization t'otntionly catlldi the know nothing order or Ameri.tn party, having no stnpathy with their secrecy, Ihc:ir oaths, theitr utcon -titutioutl designs, their religions intoler ,nce, and their political proscription. 15. lResolved, 'thaL we hail with delight ithe lIateo igna.l tr'iumlph in Virginia, I'ceu sylvania, Maitte, and other states, including ('eorgia, ofl tlhe d.mcr:lti party andl of th, iatr'iotic whigs who co-operated in iuchivittg Ithese result- over the know no tlliig o'rgtlanization, as I'otlu:tsive oevidence that inl the ;great practical question involv ed ill that cointet touthern ment mai hono raIlly ad successfully combineo, without rc gt,' l to past political distinctious, to save lhe c-l ititution froml desecration, ulrd the tulth frnom being proA trated belbroe the pow er of northern fithlaticit untiat th isrule. I(l. Reusolved, 'lThat the democratic and :atit-kinow notlithg parlty ill all oar sister states:, and lespeially the southern states, 1(tr respetfrul llly tnd eariestly requested to itke it) tl I;u'cgorig resolutions into their early conside'r.titi, and co-operate with ut ini fltlt poli'y antid olbjects intended to be therely sceireld. MAbt.\l,: Oi T'LoMAs luANerIS 3! h( u,.r.--Mr. T'Ihmnas Francts 31eagher was ia'ried on the 13th instatt in New York, by Archt-istbltt lulghes, to a Miiss Towns oudl, one of tIlt reigning belles of the Fifth A v\tlttO. iThe tuptials took place at the ( ltllrlhall, sid the bridal party was very gay atid tiUIteroIus. A son o'f Col. WVtib,, thl Eveiing Mlirror tell us, is like. wisv to drlutw a matrimnonial prize from one of New York's oldest famrilier.