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and Brown at the head of its col
Baltimore nominations. A ratifica

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leather men will look at
L n w ho show tbe most
Ld will love the women
1 the least.
[»newspaper is very mach
iag an umbrella in a windy
«body thinks he could
[etter than the one who has
; handle.
stiftest "pitch" in the
Js a young woman aged
Lee, belonging to a Minne
lle bnse ball club.
■Dudley Field's son-in-law
\ has gone out to Natal as
of that blazing diamond
olmaster, on being asked
I meant by the word forti
^gwered, "Two twentifica
e a fortification."
I who asserts that her opin
upon a close observ
I years of the he-male, says
as a rule, regard their
I singles for just two months,
month before marrying
L month after burying her.
»anbury New. s man sayn
jority of women care but
If tho backs of
bats could only be hollowed
I to admit of their bustles
ner the bullot might go to
lot all they care."
pard, who was sent from
a short time since,
[ imprisoned, has, upon the
(minds urged by the Ameri
nment, been discharged
The next turn will prob
ation for compensation.
on Globe says, regarding
} of women to mount the
in Massachusetts half
bink they have a mission
t seem to realize that they
Iwork, and that there is on
pman iu ten in that State
loot preach if she could
people there are who
Macresdy is dead. The
ä great actor was report
i obituary was written
I 4 ? 0 i but« in fact, he still
is said to be hale and
(His age is seventy-nine,
nidence Cheltenham, Eng
pïork city, employers in
of manufacture have
1 npon resisting the atrik
k 'ter end. At a recent
passed resolutions to
1 1 sight hour system, and to
f'y ten hours for a day's
» executive committee was
t to perfect the work of
who, during the
°n, had gone to pass _
8 friend in the country
®gth of a general invita
»round, by a gentle hint,
fooid have done better to
I special one. " I saw some
rf^wy," was the visitor'i
L ' Mas I came to-day by
road." « You will
■ "as the reply, " as yon
I to-morrow by the lower
Responses from all Quarters.
Jackson , Miss., July 10.—The news
from Baltimore was received with
great rejoicing. There was firing of
cannon all the afternoon, and now a
torchlight procession is passing
through tho principal streets, after
which there will be speaking.—
Among the orators are Judge Al
corn and Lieutenant Governor Ben
nett, besides many of former Demo
cratic faith.
Mobile , July 10. — Mr. DeLeon,
the managing editor of the Register,
says to-morrow their paper will put
Greeley and Brown at the head of
its columns.
Wilmington, N. C., July 10. —The
nomination of Greeley and Brown
by the Baltimore convention gives
universal satisfaction among the con
servatives and Democrats here. The
State canvass is progressing amid
unusual excitement. Both parties
are making tremendous efforts.—
Secretaries Boutwell and Delano will
make two speeches each for the Re
publicans within the next two weeks.
Atlanta , Ga., July 10. —The nom
ination of Greeley gives very general
satisfaction here.
Memphis , July 10.—News of the
nomination of Greeley and Brown
was received with enthusiasm by the
Democracy here. The Avalanche.
and Appal offices have suspended
across the street immense Greeley
and Brown flags. Greeley clubs will
at once take steps to hold a monster
ratification meeting.
New YoitK, July 10. —On tho an
nouncement of the nomination of
Greeley and Brown three field pieces
fired one hundred guns in City Hall
Park. Flags were hoisted on the
City Hall, and a banner was sus
pended between two large trees in
in City Hail Park, with the inscrip
tion that Tammany responds to the
nomination of tho National Conven
tion at Baltimore.
Newuuro, N. Y., July 10.—The
Democrats here are firing one hun
dred guns in honor of the nomina
tion of Greeley and Brown.
Philadelphia , July 10. —The Aye
says in reference to the nomination
of Greeley : In the general upris
ing against official corruption the
popular voice has hailed Horace
Greeley as an honest man, the no
blest of God, who is to restore the
better days of the republic, when
patriotism and public spirit, not sel
fishness and greediness, were the
common attributes of American
Presidents. This the expectation
that Horace Greeley must fulfill if
he prove equal to his great oppor
tunity. It is not by mistrust, but
by a generous confidence that he
may strengthen for his work that
confidence which the Democratic
party has accorded him, and no
words of ours would, we know, abate
iL We do not know him except by
his record—that is pure. In the
cause of reform and honest admin
istration, his name will suit well with
those of Buckalcw, Thompson and
Richmond , Va., July 10. —The ac
tion of the Baltimore convention iu
nominating Greeley and Brown is
received here with the greatest satis
faction. Guns were fired during
this afternoon, and to-night an im
promptu meeting was held. There
was also a considerable display of
Friday night there will be a grand
ratification meeting.
Raleigh , N. C., July 10.—There is
much rejoicing among the Conserva
tives and Democrats here over the
nomination of Greeley and Brown.
The evening edition of the Daily
News appeared with the candidates
at its masthead.
Washington , July 10.— The Daily
Patriot places the names of Greeley
and Brown at the head of its col
umns to-morrow.
San Francisco , July 10.—The Daily
Examiner, the leading Democrat
journal on the Pacific coast, hitherto
opposed to the Cincinnati movement
hoists the names of Greeley and
Brown, and editorially indorses the
Pittsbüro , July 10.—The fPitts
burg l'ont, which has heretofore op
posed Greeley and Brown, will now
support them. In a leader to-mor
row it will say : " The action of the
convention was marked with suffi
cient dignity, force and unanimity to
warrant us in yielding our full adhe
sion and support to the candidates,
which we promptly pledge here and
New York , July 10.—Dispatches
report numerous salutes and ratifica
tion meetings over the nomination
of Greeley and Brown at Buffalo,
Syracuse, Rochester, Oswego, Sara
toga, Utica, Long Branch, NewJer
sey, Bangor, Maine, Laconia, New
York, and other cities in the West.
Charleston , July 11.—The News
this morning in noticing the Balti
more nomination says : " Honestly
and frankly we declare our opinion
that in the action of the Baltimore
convention yesterday is the remedy
for every public trouble ; the begin
ning of an era of unity of thought
and purpose for these 30,000,000
. At Baltimore the division
which provoked secession was estab
lished. It is fitting that the shme
city should witness the clasping of
hands which marks the end of the
hates and fears of war."
The Courier says : " The enthu
siasm for Mr. Greeley came first
from the South, and at the South he
will receive a support as earnest and
enthusiastic as he will receive among
his warmest friends at home."
Montgomery , July 11.—All the
daily Democratic papers in Alabama
have hoisted the Greeley and Brown
ticket, and the weeklies will do so at
an early day.
E lmira , July II.—Sam'l. C. Taber
resigned his membership of the State
Republican Committee, and supports
Greeley and Brown.
New York , July 11.—The World
says : In faithful fulfillment of the
pledge which the World has con
stantly repeated since its great dis
appointment at the surprising nomi
nation at Cincinnati, we bow to the
decision of the Democratic National
Convention, and loyally support Mr.
Greeley as the Democratic candi
date for President.
It deprecates abusing anti-Gree
ley Democrats, and says : " Unless
these can be won over the canvass
against Grant is utterly hopeless.—
The great object is harmony and
General Breckinridge expresses
himself in favor of Greeley.
The Tribune heads its account of
the proceedings at Baltimore with
two hands grasped.
Shreveport , La, July 11.—The
news of Greeley and Brown's nomi
nation was received with intense en
thusiasm. One hundred guns were
fired. A large meeting of Germans
at the Board of Trade rooms is or
ganizing a Greeley and Brown club.
There is general rejoicing.
Warsaw , N. Y., July 11.—News of
the- nomination of Greeley and
Brown was received here with the
firing of 100 guns.
Brooklyn , July 11.—Tho Times, a
Republican organ in the eastern dis
trict of this city, supports Greeley
and Brown.
Concord , N. H., July 11.—The
Democrats of this town -fired a na
tional salute over the nomination of
Greeley and Brown to-day.
Ogdensburg , N. Y., July 11.—A
salute of thirty-seven guns was fired
by the Liberal Republican and Dem
ocrats yesterday iu honor of tho
Baltimore nominations. A ratifica
tion meeting held was addressed by
General E. A. Merrit and others.—
Forty-five Republicans signed the
Tlie Grantites' Battle Gronnd.
Settle, of North Carolina, who was
president of the Philadelphia con
vention, undertook to give an ac
count of his stewardship to his con
stituents on his return borne, but
was not well received. We are told
that, during hi3 speech, " the Eu
Elux began asking him impertinent
questions." One of them actually
had the audacity to inquire, "Where
were you when secession began ?"—
It is evident that, if this sort of thing
continues, Grant will have to call
out the military. Tho Ku-Klux
must be suppressed at all hazards.
North Carolina has become the
great central battle-ground with the
Grantites. Money is used lavishly.
Within a few days past a prominent
supporter of Grant, supposed to be
ex-Senator Abbott, went to New
York to obtain money to be used in
the canvass, and obtained $25,000,
and boasted of it in Washington.—
The election is in August and is the
first to be held. If we are to be
lieve the assessors, marshals, collec
tors, postmasters, etc., the State is
good for Grant by 10,000 ; but if we
are to believe the people, Grant will
be decidedly beaten in November.—
A federal reign of terror on the one
hand and of carpet-bagism on the
other still rules North Carolina.
A poor working-girl was looking
in at tbe window of one of those
lovely flower shops of Paris fit snow
ing hard at the time) at a branch of
white lilac. Her face was beautiful,
pale, and wet with tears. She hesi
tatingly opened the door and asked
the price. " Ten francs," was the
reply. "Ten francs!" and she re
luctantly laid it back, but two drops
glistened on the flowers that were
not there before. " My darling baby,"
she sobbed. " He came when the
lilacs were in bloom, and he must
leave forever with one poor little
branch in his hand." "You have
lost your little one?" asked the flow
er-woman. A heart-sob and bent
head replied. The flower-woman
then took, not a branch, but an arm
ful, and filled the poor girl's apron,
putting back the piece of proffered
money. " No ! no ! it shall never be
said in heaven that I made you pay
for the last little bed of your poor
The Washington Patriot reports
that a letter from Governor War
moth, of Louisiana, says : "The
Liberal movement is sweeping every
thing before it. The people are
pushing away the politicians and
taking the lead themselves, and, of
course, the politicians are dashing
in behind." That accounts for the
action of the Picayune in professing
to support Greeley and Brown.
A college student, in a discussion
with a professor as to whether the
sense of seeing or that of touch was
the most delicate of the senses, main
tained that the sense of touch was.
" What proof can you give of this ?"
asked the professor, " Why," re
sponded the student, "there's my
chum's moustache ; he's all the time
feeling of it, and nobody has ever
been able to see it."
A country girl went to Fund du
Lac the other day, and for the first
time saw the immense appendage
hung to the back of a new-fashioned
dress. She took a square look at it,
liked it, and determined to have one.
So, going into a store, she asked the
clerk to show her some of bis "hump
cloth." The clerk was embarrassed
but, after consulting with the pro
prietor, the young lady got hor hump
cloth aud dopartod happy.
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Her eyes were Muck, anil yet so bright,
They seemed like orbs of burning light ;
Ami as you gazed they Uusheil with love
strong as e'en a stone to move.
Alum the brightness melted away,
Like sun-lit beams on April day,
Retiring hind some elond to hide,
"et beaming still, tho' so retired.
here passion. too, laid claim to power,
Though soon its fiery reign was o'er,
For iu her heart was love's domain,
And from its rule her glances came.
They were such eyes men ne'er l'orget,
But'thiuk of «ver with regret.
see tliom still, in every dream,
like two bl ight stars that heavenward beam :
<io where I will, by land or sea,
Those twin-bright stars still follow me.
Her hair was dark as absent light
In waving ringlets taking flight,
That danced in even»* floating breeze,
Like fairies 'iieatli the forest tre*?s.
One touch lYoin but the tiniest hair
That strayed 011 some soft breath of air.
Had power the coldest frame to thrill
With joy, which, gone, would linger still
Renewed by memory's magic skill#
{She gave me with her last adieu,
One little lock of raven hué,
And bade me wear it next my heart
"Then we should be far, far apart.
have it still ; since that sau day
When fate unpitying lmre her away,
~iy day and night I've worn it here,
ho' dimmed long since by many a tear.
Her face was as of chiselled stone,
As clear anil pure as virtue's throne,
Tliefaintest flush,at times would hue
The velvet cheeks, so «oit to view,
E'en as the sun's last lingering lay
Ou some cold statue stopped to play ;
Or as the light, thro' curtains red.
In ruddy ravs 011 walls is shed.
Kacli moment o'er its mirface strolled
The varied heating of the soul.
Whose every act was mirrored there
As stainless as the face was fair.
There truth aud faith together reigned,
But nothing false and nothing feigned.
Aud over all, like cloudless sky,
Sweet peace would ever bless the eye.
A something sad, tho* not akiu
To grief, or iuiforgotten sin,
Seemed part of all, tho' sad yet sweet,
Like shades that in a picture meet,
Where gladdened feeliugs are portrayed,
O'ev which a sense of sadness weighed.
The mouth, iu keeping with the face,
With lips where sjmrted every grace,
Disclosing oft two dazzling rows
Of pinkish pearls within the doors.
A man might barter mines of gold,
Enslave liiiinielf, be bought and s*tld,
To press one quick but thrilling kiss
On mouth so sweet and loved as this,
But when she spoke, your soul would busli
Its very life, until the gush
Of angel music passed away :
So sweet, divine, that voice's sway,
Once sounded in the willing ear,
You'd think 'twas ever echoed near.
To meet was life, and hope, aud heaven.
More dear anil dearly cherished even,
Than household tones of childish days,
Or fame's endeariug sounds of praise.
We loved, and ott she hlushingly told.
In words that ne'er can he old,
„'eu uow wheu years have swept ou by
Iu many around since then, I sigh,
As memories floating from the past
Bring back the time I heard her last.
This brow bears many a tangled line
By sorrow traced since that dear time,
Aiiil age has built its lioarv throne
On locks as dark as raven's own ;
Rut in the heart, that's ever green,
Her voice is still as sweet as then.
Twas such she was ; can wonder grow
still should love lier memory so ;
r that since she tron#enrth has flown,
live couteiit to live aloue !
e. p.
Speech of Gov. Wariuoth.
delivered at the great greeley and
brown ratification meeting, in new
orleans, on wednesday last.
Fellow-Citizens —It is difficult for
me to express the gratification I feel
on this occasion, in witnessing tbe
outburst of enthusiasm from tbe
people of this city on the reception
of Greeley and Brown for President
aud Vice President of the United
States. [Applause .J Had you nom
inated one of your own sons, native
to the soil of Louisiana, there could
not have been more unanimity of
sentiment and enthusiasm manifest
ed by the people of this city. It
seems to me, to-night, that you all—
Republicans and Democrats—
have laid aside your prejudices and
animosities ; have forgotten the past
differences which have existed, and
united together to redeem our State
and nation from military oppression
and tyranny. [Applause. ]
We have no time to discuss tbe
record of any individuals, whether
Democrat or Republican. The only
question to be asked is, whether he
is capable to free the country from
tyranny, vice and corruption. Such
a man we will select as a leader, and
we intend to elect bim. [Applause-1
The people of this State, and espe
cially of this city, have witnessed tbe
peculiar workings of the Grant ad
ministration. We have seen in our
State a convention packed away in
the United States Customhouse.—
We have seen it guarded by United
States marshals, sworn in without
the shadow of authority of law, and
United States troops drawn np in
line of battle. We remember tbe
disgraceful scenes of the ninth of
August, 1871, and what was this
convention called for ? Was it to
nominate a congressional ticket ?—
No ; it was called for tbe sole pur
pose of indorsing General Grant—
The object was that it might be sent
forth to the country that the State
of Louisiana, or the Republican par
ty of the State, had indorsed Gen'l
Grant. This was tho policy, aud
this was tho way that other States
of the Union were forced into line
by packed conventions, to forestall
public opinion before tbe people had
given a thought to the presidential
succession. [That's so ; that's God's
truth.] We have had more of the
peculiar workings of this adminis
tration arrayed against the State
government, not because the govern
ment was corrupt, not because they
did not consider it of a republican
form, but simply because the Gov
ernor of the State was supposed to
be opposed to tbe re-election of Gen
eral Grant. [Shouts of applause.]
The venality of the Legislature, or
tbe mistakes of the government or
the Gov. passed for nothing, called
for nothing, but the one great offense
toas that the Governor was not be
lieved to be a " Grant man," and.
this, in the minds of federal officials
and administration supporters, was
suGcient to justify such disgraceful
scenes as those of last January.—
The election of Horace Greeley car
ries with it through reform and re
demption from such arbitrary federal
interference throughout the State
and the entire country. Should he
not bo elected, it will be the same
for the next four years as it has been
for the last. We shall see more
brother-in-law collectors of the port,
more revenue cutters, assessors and
collectors, in order that the voice of
the people may be more easily smoth
ered and controlled. With the elec
tion of Horace Greeley commences
that era of reform that has been so
long called for by an oppressed peo
A voice—How about tbe police ?
A voice—How about tbe police ?
Governor Warmoth—We want a
police force in this city in tbe inter
est of peace, law and order, and in
this state of affairs we will not have
to use them to whip out tbe United
States government. Look at the
manner in which the Philadelphia
convention was managed. It was
through such means as I have stated
that General Grant was able to ob
tain his uanimous (?) re-nomination.
Look at the North and the South.—
Compare them and you find the
North prosperous and happy, and
the South burdened with taxation.—
You have no voice in the national
government. You may take our re
presentatives in Congress and boil
them down, and they would not
make a decent Louisiana legislator.
We propose to bring together all
the elements of opposition to Grant
ism in this State. Prejudices and
bickerings must be laid aside. I
have hated you as Democrats, and
have fought you to the best of my
ability, and if I can forget my own
against you, you ought to lay aside
yours, and we will go into the fight
against the common enemy, both
against him at Washington, and his
offico holders and their allies in our
own State, under whatever guise we
find him. I intend to stand by you
in this fight. I am for this move
ment without regard to any person
al consideration whatever because I
believe it to be for the interest of tho
whole country, and any little clique
or combination that gets in the way
of this movement will bo swept
away like tinder in the whirlwind,
and just as sure as the sun rises on
the seventh of next November, just
so certain is it that a majority of the
votes of the people or this country
will be cast for our old ' White Hat.'
[Applause.] I thank you for the
honor you have done me, and your
kind attention to my few remarks.—
[Applause and cheers.
Tho best Dolly Varden story yet,
is told of a young lady at Little
Rock, Arkansas, who had a very
small kitten she named Dolly Var
den, but as it progressed in age and
other developments, she discovered
it was not that kind of a cat, so she
re-chrisU'ued it Thomas VuiduU.

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