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LOUISIANA STATE E MOTION.
O OP33O3. @OWORIU. POBRI0L OUNOUM. ,,--1t1 1 IatUearpoNaletu Dtrlot. Plaqamises,...... 89 998 381 918 St. Bernard ...... 149 184 167 124 Orleans, right bank, 141 298 161 285 " d district,. 3081 1140 1068 1188 " 3d " 610 889 668 888 $119 3618 9968 3688 24 Contredalst Distlot. Orles, l district. 1881 9017 1881 3069 4th do 809 690 819 619 Jeferno,......... 400 697 897 699 St. Oharles,....... 69 60 61 61 St. John Baptist,.. 196 331 65 61 St. Jases,........ 161 814 161 808 Aseusion,.... .... 411 388 414 980 Assumption, ...... 64 988 769 988 L"fourohe,........ 660 416 868 898 Torrebonne,..... ,. 867 879 879 866 St. Mary......... 890 487 841 896 St. t....... 80 494 S99 487 6310 6085 6180 5811 5d Oonpreloaa1 Distrlsts, Ooodla,..ý.... . 5566. 146 68 146 St. Tammany, ..... 147 888 181 889 Euast Fellans,.. 490 866 97 884 West Fellatan,... 369 946 388 268 East Batofst $oge,. 490 647 464 664 West Bato ouge. 188 318 180 916 Cataebols........ 854 877 846 890 Ted .......... 149 119 189 187 I ervI,, ........ 418 988 458 298 Avoyeles ........ 489 881 488 881 Carroll .......... 876 961 864 979 Point Coupee..... 450 808 449 800 Madison,....... 147 906 148 909 Livingston....... 869 384 878 318 St. Helena,....... 806 804 994 810 Washlgton ....3.. 994 188 971 199 4908 4561 4781 4616 4thna C ongr onst Distrit. Verlmillion........ 388 143 281 185 St Landry,....... 1086 786 1056 760 Caldwell,......... 260 78 69 16 Lafayette ........ 470 189 411 151 Bienville........... 688 247 622 298 Winn............ 369 150 268 151 Rapides, ......... 687 616 681 618 Natchitoches, ..... 578 489 676 478 Snhino........... 415 944 419 249 Oalcasien, ........ 839 94 897 24 De Soto,......... 494 848 4712 858 Bomsier .......... 863 208 889 279 Claihorne ........ 7'97 686 788 729 Union,............ 539 439 535 434 Onachitn, ........ 349 2.51 858 258 Franklin ......... 235 11:3 286 178 t(UtIlo,........... 433 455 429 457 Jnc('km........... 643 888 588 826 Morehouse, . . .... 859 844 854 351 8948 6288 8949 64601 ExAr,.ND AND) TILE WA.-A distin guilshed imember and a leader in the Brit ish House of Commons, was recently in Paris, and in conversation with an Ameri can citizen, the correspondent of the Na tional Intelligencer, expressed himself to the following effect: "We cannot carry on this war. It is ruinous to us in every way; our taxes are increasinug, and we shall find a difficulty in making new loans. Thus far the war has been more destructive of life and waste of material' in money than any previous one in the history of France and England- In the Moscow campaign, France, Italy, IIol land, Germany, Sparn, in fact, all Europe, constituted the" French army of invasion. Probably not over one-third of that army was composed of Frenchmen; but now the force is exclusively French and English, and they have already lost 200,000 men hors de combat-the former number may probably be counted as dead; and the ex penditure of the two countries fully two hundred millions of pounds sterling since the commencement of hostilities. And what have we gained by this dreadful expendi ture of blood and treasure except one of the suburbs of Sobastopol? And we arc no nearer to peace than when the war began. It is ridiculous for us to suppose tlhat we can force Russia to a peace; for even if we were able to conquer the whole Criuca, it would take one hundred and fifty thousand men to guard it, and if such a thing were possible as the capture of Moscow and St. Petersburg, even that would not produce peace. The Russians are a patriotic peo ple, and what is worse, they are as ignorant hfnatical as the Turks, and with indomita ble courage. The great Frederick said ' you may kill them, but you cannot BEAT them,' and they are the same people now. It is a matter of surprise how tussia tinds resources. She appears to have plenty of money, and if it comes from her own sub jects it shows their patriotism." IrTho worth of everything is determined by the demand for it. In the desert of Ara bia, a pitcher of cold water is of more real salve the. a , ou",s .f gold. FELICIANA DEM1UOCRAT. 3DITZD DT A SPICIAL DEMOCRATIL COMMITTrS. CLINTON, LA. SaturdayMorning, December 1, 185, DEMOCRATIC CENTRAL COMMITTEE, PARISH Or .5.T KtICOIANA. The Democratic Ceutral Committee cordial ly congratulate their brethren, the Democracy of the Parish of East Feliciana, upon the late signal triumphs achieved within our Parish, as well as throughout the State, in behalf of the true principles of the constitution, as embod led in the faith and creed of the National De mocracy, and announce to them that said com mittee wilt hold its first regular meeting for the Presidential canvass of 1856, on the First Saturday of the oaost of February ,art. In the mean time, we will repose with our armor on, and come forth with,a re-invigoration of that ceaseless vigilance, which is the price of our liberty and the safeguard of the constitu tion. The glorious triumphs which have greet ed you from other noblelstates, in behalf of po litical and religious freedom, assures you of thl. stability of the constitution and a continuance of the prosperous and wholesome rule of demn ocratic principles under it. Such are the pros pects that animate and cheer you onward, and may the favors of a kind Providence rest upon yon. EDWARD DELONY, thalpman Deam Central Commlttue, East Feliclana. I. N. LExoN, Secretary. Clinton, La., November 28, 1835. SM'We have been requested to state that there will be a parade of the Clinton Protec. tion Fire Company, on Monday, the 10th inst, SaOnr thanks are due to the obliging Cap. tain of the Bella Donna, for late city papers. It will be seen by reference to our advcrtising columas that the days of her departure from New Orleans, Bayou Sara, and Port Hudson have been changed GODEY FOR DECEMBER.-We have received this number, the last of this year's volume. It lacks nothing of its usual excellence. Its pro prietor announces that the ensuing number of the coming year will surpass those of the past, a promise which may be safely relied on. His terms, cash in advance are: One copy one year,'$3, two copies ole year, $5, three copies one year, $6. Five copies one year, and an extra copy to the person sending the club making six copies, $10. Fight copies one year, and an extra copy to the person sending the club, muking nine copies, $15. Eleven copies one year and an extra copy to the per. son sending the club, making 12 coples, $20. P. 8.-We will furnish the "DEMOcnuAr," and a copy of "GouEY," for one year from the 1st of January next, for $5, payable in ad. vatuut. ScTIEaN CunrIvxriToie Fon Decexn Fen.-Thi s number well stored with useful antd instructive agricultural articles, has Ieen rc, ivrul. A tnew volume .,)!m i . 0 ,u :. . lit'.-t of the yeno., at thie lw , )%1 pr' - z $ r,.,hould -- '1',.i.. .-1.riiii! ,ý-i v,,.ra',, ,Y,,.*r't . fort this su lih, ,.m lhitif- -.x1 ll. ut ri" i M onl the " 1'rt'si ntial Negative." 1i f , lt :sh. edl with steel engravings of tih Ilon. W\Vn \'right, iand the llIon. IIoratio Seymour. Tue OvFFICr . I ETURNs.--Our table for th', State, is now comIlete. The vote standls, fort Governor : Wicklitfe, 23,8332 ; Derliguy, 19, 802, Wickliffe's majority, 2,830. The following is the congre.sional vote : Dist.. I"Cmocrat, Know Nothing. 1. Fabre ..... 2258 Eustis, ...... 2588 2. Taylor, .... 6180 hlut ....... 5811 3. )Davidlson.. 4731 Poid(l........ 4616 4. Sandidge, .. 8943 Lewis.,...... 6461 For Iliamoval, 14,435; Against ItRemoval, 17,000. Majority against retmoval, 3,105. Tui L'Eic"'stt Q(uesrIOx.-A vote was t:kell within the corporation, on Wetlnestly last iupon the Licentse qutestion. Licelise wals 'tll' r;hd by ai majority of eleven votes. One year igo, the vote.againlst it was three to one. 'I'll E SIIlERIFFALITY. The apl)toiil eit 01'of . i 4.. . l1i,.ws, to the offlice of Sherilf, uIadte vactlit I y ltlt 1i - timitly tldeathi of W. W. Meloscsi, ihas Iiii ri. :dived wSitli lmarked upplrohltioi Iill genelral saiitist'tion iby the good (citiztenis of Ihis parish. fit this getitllnlltita they have hadl the expl'ri' n., of kinoiwin:, that, whil e h w 'is til itcu.'i ntli htretoforte he fierforietd all tlhe lduti.s iipolii,.i uitpon hihii, with alacrity anid corrl'cttt ss ; Ith;i the state tax was collectied in duoe season, afd promptly paid into the State ''lreasuiy. lii these evidences of the lpist, they hitave aiti erir'lst for the future, thiat recoiuiaentIs this selectionl to their confidieince atnd ulltpprlloitiot. Mir. Brown entered uilpotlt the duties of' hsl oltlice on Thursday last, allid wi tie fllelisel to add, has appoiiited GUo. C. C tOMSitoe, its his olfice deputy. A Ulore complletetlt assitatll could not have been lfppoifiteld, ailtd which will be received throughoghout tie prish with gonersl approval THE GEORGIA PLATFORLM. We publish on our first page, the platform of principles, adopted at a meeting held at Milledgeville, Ga., which was attended by the most distinguished statesmen of that state. This meeting was held in view of the condition of things at the north on the subject of slave-I ry, and the power of Congress over the ques tion ihl the territories. They see from afar the gathering storm, and like good mariners, are preparing to ward off the dangers that threat en the destruction of our federal union, and the peace, happiness, and prosperity of the southern states. They see the sectional strife that is attempted by the formation of a fusi.o party at the north, under the name of Repui lican, led on by that arch enemy of the south, Wm. II. Seward, and have nobly presented a Southern Platform upon which the people of the south without distinction of party, should stand to save the union, and preserve the con stitution from the higher law doctrines, by which Seward anti his followers profess to be govRrned. Will southern know nothings feel thtwiselves insulted by asking them to examine this platform, and to adopt it as the best anti. dote against their recent defeat in nearly all the southern states. They should discard their oaths, ritual, and secret political preaching, and like true Americans in feeling and prac tice, boldly and fearlessly advocate in open day, what they approve. So long as they keep up their present tactics and net in the dark, holding their meetings in secret and bind ing their followers by an obligation which vir tually takes away their rights as freemen, de feat, certain and inevitable, awaits them in the future. We are admonished by Gen. Cass and many other worthies whose deeds are among the brightest, recorded in our country's history, that the Union was never in more danger, than it is at the present time. To save it and preserve the equality of the states and the rights of the people as secured by the constitu tion, should be the unwavering determination of every true patriot in the land, and more es pecially the people of the south. Can not know nothings and denmoerats n.t tog:ether for a common object llke this. The benefits that would result would be shared alike by all. The glory would belong to Ioth, and shouhl we faill, a common danger shou|,l make us mn tual friends. Whenever the l'Uion is dissolv ed, then we shall have to be united, or ruin will be our common fate. God forbid that such a direful calamity shall ever overtake us. To lirevent it, now is the time for the southIerI p, oil, t to speak out and act together on all tihe questions that have grown out of tlh agi tation of slavery in Congress, and throlgitout the northern states. The admission of Kansas as a slave state will save the Union. To re fuse her admission becmau she may ask it as a slave state will destroy it. The present con gress, perhaps, will tell the story. Much de pends upon the people of the south. Much depends upon the attitude of the slave holding states. Southern senators and southern repl retntatives in Congress, should be firmly sus tained by the southern people. The moral lfl et of such a tourse oa the part of the south towardls their sortators and representatives wil not fail to be great and salutary upon the ac Lion ofl Conigress touching the molnentons is sues Sth:t will Ihe suspsended upon its acition, with regard to slavery in the territories, amd the admission of Kannas into the Union as a shive state. Shall party prejudlices and party discill e have the baneful influence te prevent this great a11 iall important consideration ?--- Nothiing elsee, w, a: e sure, couhl prevent iaionl of thought, feeling, anti action, at a crisis like thism. Again we invite the attention of all parties to the Georgia plhtflorm, aIl piarticn larly our know nothing brethren. THEi Pl IIOSI'PEUT BEFORE US. In our last issue, we aplpealed to our know nothing 1 thrthten, and presented faithfully to thlem the pIoliitcal conditionl of the coulntry as it now upplears, through the aspect of parties at the orth. ThI'at lpicture iving ,t trll one, and we defy anyonel to gainsay it, what should patrio)tic. southern nwn resolve uponll ? Is there but on' dirt Cet course to pursue ?' The demIlo eratic p fily Ibeing the only real national party in lt( iionl, without at presenlt any hojpe of I h'unding naother, betfre the next pr'esidentiallh ''l'l)ll, ill i C('ild i h: the iollttt Ilult St oe i S ui \vit it it, a nod tliitod ig lloi, black rel) lianll paty)', haildeld by Wi. iH. Seward, who a1 hie sitatt to choose between thmtn. Delocracy, the cottstitutioni, ,tau the union on one side, ;land lolitiolln, dismllllioll, IIand the worst pllrlty ver formite(I l this nationl on the other. ;Sholld the know Iothliug or .,ilunriulln party ill Ithe sothl t rli Tl States, nomllnilllt i ealdidate for P're.'ident, they could only hope to divide the electoral voe thereof with the emlllocratic canldida, tlhereby ilndirectly a;dilgt and assist ting, W. 11. Seward to be lPrucidneit,-thoe gl'Rnd hkad and miuanger of the black lepubli can, or Simon pure aolition party. at the north. They can have no chance whatever, to carry a single northern state. The Democrats on the other hand, will carry Pennsylvania. Indiana, Maine, New Jersey, Michigan, Illi nois, Wisconsin, Iowa, and possibly New York. Shomuld the softs andti hards unite, as' they will, on the Prceidential question, we shall be cer tain even to carry that state, with a good pros pect of New IIampshire, Connecticut. Ohio, Delaware, and California. KANSAS AND SLAVERY. In order that the south shall regain its strength and equillibrium which was lost by the means that transformed California and brought, it into the union us a free state, although lying mainly south of 30" 30, it is being proposed and acted upon in most of the southern states to raise funds for the purpose of sending cor panics of emigrants to Kansas composed of young and able bodied southern men with or without families, who have not sullicient means to enable them to travel the distance and sup port themselves in a country but yet at wilder ness and where provisions of all kinds must needs be of high prices. The states of Virgin in, S. Carolina, Georgia and Alabama are not ing promptly in this important movement, and doubtless a considerable amount of funds will soon be raised for the noble objects contempla ted. In Georgia it is proposed by several men of wealth to subscribe $500 each, aud others propose that each slave owner advance fifty cents per head for the number of his slaves over ten years of age. In Alabauma a propo sition is about going before her legislature to appropriate $100,000 for the same object. These movements are highly auspicious and will doubtless be carried into execution. The question suggests itself, what will the people of Louisiana do in this most laudible and practical plha of strengthening the south and securing its righit and interests ? We holpe that some lproper deminonstration will soon be made in behialf gfit. Let the press take hull of the matter in the right spirit and call the minds and thoughts of the people to it; we will nut claim it us a democratic |measure; but p)ur Ivy a sentrrn mnornent for thle sceurity andl sp port of thel dear'st rights and intercst s of the southern oile,--thAler.ore all parties may take na hmbd in the good work, andti all trul, southo rn lu.II will have an opportunily to hliow their fJrith by their works. We throw out these few suggestio:s for the present, and will recur to the slbhject again soon. D. A C..xslln ircr.muci n..-Thr e Opelousas Conu rier, which miodcstly lproclaims the dlemocratic triumph in St. Landry, says: " We wire tohl that at Gros Chevreail, af tcr the polls wire clos(ed, aI youhll IIl8 (of re's pectability anid standing, who was a know no thing, came forward, went to thile collli:sionrs of election and in presence of il tihe electors told theln with that solemnity and firmness of voice which are sure proofs of a deep convic tion and an honesty of purpose: " Gentlemen, I wish it to be distinctly understood, I have done with the K. N. Iparty. I have dischiarg ed my obligations fail hfully; I thought my honor deserved it, but fromn this day out. I shall never be with you again. I can no longer bear being dictated to like a slave !" This is i i: lalnguage of an A merican citizen, iprol of his birth--proud of his country-- pyr'ou of his liberty n11d privilege, sind.willing to extend them to all, by plroclanlin:I aloud with the hllilanthlrolist : " the world is my home, mll every holllest miiani is lay brother!" There are some among ius whom we hope soon to hliar a ike the same tnoble Inal honorable Ildelaraltion in behalf of their own inalienable right:. The Courier dots not say whether the yolllng gentlel an wias formerly a demlocrat or whig, hut that makes no difference. Know No. thingismn is not i lfitting thing for fyoung mel of either of the old palrties, its demnoraliziig in tir.nc Il:iVay attach to them bad and disagreca. ,li i:i,. through life, so let them comen out at owi anl nol loniger carry the miark of Ciin, which i is so ! ly stlllllumped uponii that mlidniglh order. ll dnoing so, they cannot Iperform a Inore worthy ilnd honorable net, nor one that will Ilfford them more real sellf-scltisfaretionll . j A t 1 Ilus been well sail, that " the glory anil strenigth of tlhe Demliocratic party consists, not only in the purity of the principles which its votaries plossess, but the tenacity with which tholse pirinlcilels are adhered to, through evil as well as goodi report." This truth lhas been mlost nobly verified in the history of the past two years. Whllen knlow nlothiniSimuti seeNmed de.ltied to wave over the Union, in one con tinutled tide of (secets+, thile democratic party, trueli to plrincille, boldly anid fearlessly exposed thile trick, and Ibttled against the ildangerous aiinl iuicollstitutionial doctrines which for i time took pousessioni of the publlic mliand anld fore bode the destructionl of freedofm itself. Yes, " tile true demtlocrat onlly sees tlhe great princi ples of republican equality luid constitutional freisloru as the standard by which hle ,judges of the political measures which ho struggles to carry out in his every public act when his party is in power, and does battle to reinstate whenever such principles are invaded" ." I prosperity or adversity, in victory or defeat' his eye is ever fixed upon the constitution, and the principles of his political faith. Those are his chart and compass, and to these alone. he looks for safety in every emergency. ;T"he greater the danger, the firmer he cling..a, them, and the greater his exertions to save the Union, and the great and glorious bleu. that it confers, ever relying with firm cu dence on the " sober second thought" of t people, and their disposition to do right. AMERICAN CONVENTION AT O1la, CINNATI. CINCINNATI, Nov. 23.-The American OCqn" vention in sessiou in Cincinnati, yesterday adopted a majority report containing the fo. lowing sentiments: They demand the restoration of the Missouri Compromise, and failing in attaining that end, claim that Congress should refuse to admit any state into the Union tolerating slavery, which may be formed out of territory from which slavery was excluded by the compromise. They protest against coalescing with any party thatt demands the abandonment of the American party. The report recommends the meeting of the American delegates at Philadelphia on 19th of February. The minority report, which was rejected, in1 sists upon tile exclusion.of slavery from the territories, says that proscription on account of birth is unwarrantable; opposes secrecy; re Igards the slavery question as paramonnt to all others, and recommends river and harbour im provements and a generous foreign policy. The minority report was sustained chiefly by the delegates from Ohio and Michigan. A NAUTICAL WITNESS.-A sailor was called upon the stand as a witnes. " Well sir," said the lawyer "do you know the plaintiff and defendant?" "I don't know the drift of them words," answered the sailot. " What, not know tl,, ialning of plaint illff and defendant !" continul- the lawyer; "you are a pretty fellow to come here as a wit ness. Can you tell ime where on board the ship it was tlhat this manI struck the other one?" Ahaft the linnacl'." said JTack. " hafit the biiunacl!" said the lawyer, what do you manhny that ?" " A plretty fellow you," resplonded the sailor, " to coin here as a lawyer, and don't know what abaft the binnacle means." At a stated meeting of Olive Ludge, No. 52 A.'. Y.'. M.'., held at their Lodge Room in the Iown of (,linton, La. on thth evening of the 17;1 inst, a commtittee of thriee was C9poiuted to draft suitrble resolutions, in relation to their deceased brother, l)r. A. B. Taylor. They submitted the fo-llwitrg: WViIAEs, un nill-wie Providl.. has taken from this cart hi our beloved brother, Dr. A. B, Taylor, and removed him, as we sincerely trust, to that heavenly home, prepared for those who love and serve hinm. Resolved, T'lhat us IMasons, we deplore his loss as a Ibri"ht and worthy Ibrother of our fra ternity, who was ready to extend the virtuous aild chlrit:ible tea:lillgs of the order, by prac. tihal exemplification to his feillow man; that in his death, soulety has lost a UIsefil citizen, his flamily :al ,11f,'tiouate husband a tender parent, a'd a chr stiain g4uid,'. It,.holved, '1' lit we condole with his friends and relatio s; in their bereaveen'at, and while with theim we drop the sympathc tic tear, we have the hope that he has exchanged this mor t:d pilgrimage for a heavenly immortality. RIesolved, That the lodge be clothed in the Iroper insignia of mourning and that the moma. beIs thereof wear the usual badge for the space of th lirty days. Resolved, Th at a copy of these resolutions be forwarded to his hereaved tainily, and that they be published in the .journals of Clinton. (. \Vm.REESE, W. W. CHAPMAN. W. It. O'REILLY. Clinton La. Nov. 17th 1l55. At a meeting of CsINTo. Locue, No. 27, 1. O. O. F., the following Preamble and Iteso lutions were adopted : Wi:tl~elE , by a disposition of Providence, we have been called upon to mourn the loss of our true and beloved brother R. C. CAInaxA, Resolved, That in the tlecease of our Broth er, we are called uIpon to mourn the loss of one in whom we behold, fully exemplified, the great and cardinal principles of our fraternal order, and one whose loss is not only felt by us, but by the community of which he was a worthy member. Resolved, That we deeply sympathise withb the bereaved fiuuily and friends of the deceas ed, and will practically illustrate, as far as in us lies, that sympathy. Resolved, That we will wear the usual in signia of mourning, for thirty daiys, as a token of our high regard for the deceased brother. lResolved, That a copy of these resolutions be publlished in ach of the newspapel)rs in Clin ton, and that la copy of the saume be trausmit ted to the family of the deceased. Respeetf'ully submitted in the fraternal bonds of F. L. & TI'., by your c mmittee. O. P. LANGWORTIIY. S. E. IIUTNTEI., J). C. MOR(GAN, ('linton, La. Nov. ~,'4, 1 5"A.