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TJIE SEDAUA WEEKLY BAZOO, TUSEDAY, JULY 19, 1881.
DIXIE'S LAND. L Graphic Description of a Fart of the Sunny South The New Rich Region of Tennesee. Martin, Tenn, July 2. The backwoods of Dixie are not es pecially inviting to a visitor, unless he is seeking a place to decay with a comfortable but certain decline of en ergy. This is a southern backwoods region with all conceivable slowness and stagnation. The town of about six nunarea numan ooaies nas a saw mill for centre, rows of country stores for radii and residences back in the woods for circumference. Logs, lum ber, old boxes, broken-down wagons, hogs, weeds and mud holes adorn the town common. And here is found in all the beauty of his full development that unique example of inertness a southern country merchant. On the portico of his 8250 raerchantile estab lishment he seats himself on a goods box, slowly rolls his quid of tobacco from right to left, produces his pocket knife and begins bis day's work of whittling. He is proprietor, you know, and does the talking, which is the main business of the place ; and a skinny boy a sort of Uriah- Heep is ready to wait on the ten cent cus tomer. He is the easiest man in the world to interview, the hardest to get an idea from ex nihilo nihil. You see the countrymen come into town, in sallow complexions and homespun clothes, with a remark about the weather and the desire to buy a "plow pint' a plug of tobacco and a "leetle snuff for the old 'oman." Who could blame a traveler, disgusted with the hotel (except the dining room), made sad by the sight of such men and de pressed with the general languor, for swearing in his wrath, that nothing good can come out of Nazareth ? Just a mile from town in a beautiful cottage that might match those.at Long Branch, surrounded with acres of native oaks and a paradise of lawn a gentleman resides whose home is more tasteful in all it appointments than the houses of the richest men in St. Joseph. Well dressed, intelligent children were playing in the piazza the evening I called. A lady was entertaining some of her friends with a selection from classical music on'an instrument of a singularly sweet tone. I found pictures that had been bought in Europe, books in three languages ; good books too. And evething was arranged-with the taste that indicates not only wealth but culture ; but the gate swung on one hinge ! The gen tleman I met he was an old country gentleman of the south ; that sums him op. We sat in the cool air on the piazza and talked, talked, talked. He would have talked all night. The Tennessee debt, Conkling, Jeff Davis, the negroes, newspapers, books, news paper men, (he lived a season in Paris with "Gain"), the comet, Calhoun, the yellow tever, states' rights, ex Gov. Phelps, the Mississippi river old times come again ; here was a man who could talk, would talk and did talk. I felt that he didn't have any other business. And he talked well. Of course he didn't finish, and he made an engagement to talk to me the next -day about the state debt, "when he would have time to discuss it more fully!" As if he had not already .given three hours to it. I have found out something about West Tennessee a section with an interesting future. Until recently these twentv seven counties of Ten nessee and Kentucky that lie between the Tennessee and the Mississippi rivers were owned by large land holders, chiefly Virginians and Car olinians, and it could not be bought nor cultivated. The region, there fore, is now for the first time really open to settlement.' Of course it is "the garden spot of the world I t ' i .i . despair oi ever seeing a piace mat isn't. But it is as fertile as any part of the great valley. Tobacco as 2jood as Virginian, cotton as good as Miaeiasippian, corn as good as II linoisan, all grow here. But yet there are thousands and thousands of acres of timber poplar and oak. The lumberman is needed first of all. He is already beginning to appear. Tkey ship lumber from this region to City and Leavenworth as well as St Louis, aad even to Chi cago. Yet the lands here are not ad vertised, and only a few lumbermen know anything of the region, as .nu merous as the lines of railroad are There is a steady but very slow im migration, chiefly from the eastern part of the state and from Virginia and .North Carolina. You see the genu ine old Tarheel here, as happy as the day is long, as thriftless as the "black jack" growth of his own- highlands, hard and as knotty as a pine and as enduring as a leather string. The re gion needs immigrants, immigrants 3by the thousand. A man with an ax, a. mule and a plow can get rich here "before he can build fences in Missouri, or get his underground pipes laid across into Kansas. They need some body like Dr. Stringfellow and his resolutions to set forth' the truthful side of the story, and a Kansas immi grant pamphlet to do the Ivine. But they will never have either. Every man I talked with thought it would be well to have immigrants. Yet not one of them will clean the town up or sweep three feet m front of his door. The richest of them will not invest in red printers ink and placard the world with advertisements. The hinges of their knees are not supple nor have they a superfluity of elbow grease Now the question is, will this slow southern immigration ever develop the country, or must the Yankee come down ? There are no "old fields here. It is a first chance. This section will in a great measure be a test of the ability of southern enterprise to show itself. It is showing itself somewhat but there is no denying its slowness. We must be patient with it and let time show the result. While I was writing the foregoing the hotel clerk rapped at my door and announced the president nau been as sassinated. I went down to see a strange agitation among these old Rip V an inkles. I thought they hardly knew who" was president and surely did not care. But now thev were gathered about the telegraph office and were sending dispatciies of in quiry to Nashville. For three or four hours we thought the president was dead. Every man was for exe cuting the assassin. One said that if he wasn't lynched he ought to be ; and a conservative cool old fellow replied that the law must take its course but the result would be a scaflold, which was too good for the villain. They said that Mr. "Garfield had thus far made a good president, and had been just and manly. There are no stal warts here. Never in my life have I seen such a change so suddenly made in men. Their indignation was as in tense as if they had been the personal friends of Mr. Gariieid. They were nearly all his political enemies. But nothing was said about parties. By night dozens of countrymen had come in from the country to hear further particulars. A flag was run up in a conspicuous place with crape attached. Are. these men unloyal ? When another dispatch was caught from the wires at 9 o'clock p. m., say iug that there was a chauce for re covery, they gradually dispersed, every one declaring with feeling that he hoped for a speedy recovery. They were making preparations here early this morning for a little Fourh of July celebration. Now they do not know what the character of the pro ceedings will be. I heard one old man remark that he had not seen his neighbors so much excited since he saw them in gray jackets, looking at the battle field where a part ot their number lay. W. H. Page in at. Joseph Gazette. Boucicault Details. The flight of the demoralized dram atist was certainly well timed, since the order of the court in the divorce case is one of a very exciting nature. The defendant is to pay his wife 8500 for expenses in beating him, this pay ment to he made within thirty days from date of order. He is also to pay her as alimony, $3,000 a year, but as the payments are mouthy a slight abatement is made and the sum is fix ed at at $2,900, or 241.6G per month, insead of 3250. The plaintiff is also to have full access to her children. Mrs. Bouicault indeed has won a com plete triumph, and her miserable hus band only escapes the sheriff by ab sconding to London. He has met the most complete defeat sustained by any member of the drama in such an action since the famous Forrest di vorce case. Forrest, however, had real estate, hence could not escape the verdict. Boucicault, on the other hand, has nothing but personal prop erty, consisting chiefly of the royalty of his dramas. Hence his wife will hardly be able to collect anything. This will be a great disappointment as she is in much need. There was a time when Agnes Robertson could draw $200 a week as a erformer, but that day is past, and now, as Mrs, Boucicault, she is an object of pity. The lawyers who undertook the case on speculation, are also disappointed, and the Boucicault case only proves to be a victory on paper. This leads to the remark that marriage among the dramatic community is hardly recog nized as a bond, being generally con sidered a convenience. This class is continually under motion, and is so incessantly mixed up that new at tractions constantly occur. Hence the idea of fidelity to matrimonial vows often seems almost absurd. If a suit for divorce were to follow such viola- J tions the whole dramatic procession would be in litigation. N. Y. letter to Cincinnati Gazette. It is annouueed that Baron Hatherle (Sir William Page Wood) is dying. He was Lord Justice of the Appellate Court, and afterward, from 1862 to 1872, during Mr. Gladstone's admin istration, held the office' of Lord Chancellor. He is in his eighty-first year. & PRETTY jGAITERS. Can they be Shown at the Glas gow Avenue Presbyterian Church? There is a wild rumor to the ef fect that society of Glasgow Avenue Presbyterian church is 'all tore up" over the gaiters of the ladies of its chair. The choir of the neat little church named are located during ser vice on a platform at one end of the auditorium, and alove this platform is no protecting railing. When the choir stand up to sing a close ob server can easily see the feet of the singers, but it was not known until recently that the congregation con tained a close observer. It appears, though, that one ot those ladies of uncertain age, whose mission in life is to devote a scrutinizing attention to the affairs of others, infests this particular church and that recently, looking at the choir, she detected the gleam of bright colors at a point directly beneath one of tiie prettiest singers. It was the gleam of a striped stocking around a shapely ankle. The lady of uncertain age was shocked. She continued her in- estigations and saw that other feet were visible, and after services were over she confided the scandalous mat ter to her acquaintances. She talked long and loud and got an adherent . f .a a or two, and this band ot reformers insist meml)ers of the choir must wear very long dresses. There is an opposition group who think nothing very bad has occurred it the congre gation have occasionally seen the feet of the singers, and there are report ed to have been sharp passages at arms. The question of how much of her toot a choir singer can show is to be settled, and if the old lady who is so shocked cannot be gagged, the mat ter must apparently go lefore the synod. St. Louis Chronicle. The True Tale of William Tell. William Tell ran a hav ranch near Tell Bergelen about 580 years ago. had lived in the mountains all his life and shot chamois and chipmonks with cross-gun till he was a bad man to stir up. At that time Switzerland was run principally by a lot of carpet baggers from Austria, and Tell got down oh hem about the year 1307. It seems that Tell wanted the government con tract to furnish hay at 845 a ton for the year 1306, and Gessler, who was controlling the patronage of Switzer land, let the contract to any Austrian who had a lot of condemned hay farther up the gulch. One day Gessler put his plug hat up on a telegraph pole, and issued order 236. regular series, to the effect that every snoozer who passed down the toll road should bow to it. Gessler happened to be in behind the brush when Tell went bv, and he noticed that Bill said: '-Shoot the hat and didn't salute it. so he told his men to gather Mr. leu and put him in the refrigerator. Gessler told him that if he would shoot a crab apple from the head of his only sou, at 200 yards, with a cross gun, he would give him his liberty. Tell consented, and knocked the apple higher than Gilroy's kite. Old messier, nowever, nouceu anotner ar row sticking in Williams girdle, and he asked what kind of a flowery break that wa TeU told him that if he had killed the kid instead of busting the apple, he intended to drill a hole through the stomach of Mr. Gessler. This made Gessler mad again, and he took Tell on a picnic up the river in irons Tell jumped off when he got a good chance, and cut across a bend in the river, and when the picnic party came down he shot Gessler deader than a mackerel. This opened the ball of freedom, and weakened the Austrian govern ment so much that in the following November they elected Tell to fill the long term and a half-breed for the short term. After that Tell was recognized by the ruling power, and he could get most any contract that he wanted to. He got the service on the stage Hue up into the Alps increased to a daily, and had the contracts in the name of his son Albert. The appropriation was increased $150,000 per year, and he had a good thing. Tell lived many years after this, and was loyed by the Swiss people because he had freed their land. Whenever he felt lonesome he would take his cross-gun and go out and kill a tyrant. . He had tyrant on toast most every day till Switzerland was free, and the peasants blessed him as their deliverer. When Tell got to be an old man he would go out into the mountains and apostrophize them in these memorable words : "Ye crags aud and peaks, I'm with you once again. I hold to you the hands I held to you on previous oc casions. To show you they are free. Thy tyrant's crust is busted, so to speak. His race is ruu, and he hiw self hath scooted up the flume. Sic temper McGiunis, terra firm a nux vomica Schweitzer kase. Timbutoo erysipelas, epluribus unum sciateau, multum in parvo, vox populi vox suockemonthegob." . Limnings. Thejnmst gigantic Thackaeray would say, prodigious, piece of star route business is practiced l)etween West Point and Kensett, this state. The two places are only four miles apart, and an old crippled colored man is employed at 850 per mouth to carry the mail. The other day a man, while going over the mail path, met the black carrier limping along with two letters and a postal card. "Git outen de way, sah, de New whited Suites mails ur comin," aud he lifted his red eyes, intending them no doubt to serve as danger signals. The man, amused at the carrier, stepped aside and asked : "is this a star route, old man ?" "Course hit is, when it ain't cloudy. Taint no star route in de (lav time. She's a suu route den, in course, takin' in ter cideration de absentness ob de clouds." "How long does it require to get the mail over your line ?" "Cordon' ter de wedder, sah." "Can you read ? "I doan hatter read. All I'se got ter do is ter snatch up ds mail an' shufHe. But good day, sah, I must !egwine. Dem Post" office directors is liable to slip up on a man at any lime." "Hold on a minute. I've got some stuff here iu a bottle," He jmt his letters 'on the ground, saying: "Lay dar, New-whited States, till I engage wid dis mau." As long as the con tents of the bottle held out he re mained, discussing the mail service, suggesting improvement, such as put ting foot-logs across streams, and the propriety of himself leiug furnished with a new crutch. "A Jold-fashined crutch iu this wide-awake day won't do," he said. "Ef de New-whited State wanster shine, let her gin me one ob dese crutches wid a silver nob on it." When the last drop, like a small liead, left the bottle, the old man gathered up his mail and hobbled on toward the post office. Little Rock Gazette. POWDER Absolutely Pure. Made from Grape Creaju Tarter. No other preparation makes sifrh light, flaky hot breads or luxurious paltry. Can be eaten by dyscptics without tear of the ills resulting from heavy, indigestible food. Sold in cans, bv all grocers. ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO., N. Y. 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IttoaMkatealuumleaaaiid delfehtfal article, prwlacing theaMstsUtnralan entrant ing tints, the artildality of which no observer can detect, and which soon becoam ncr nwneat if the Magnolia Balm is jndkionsly used. SALE IX PARTITION. e In the Circuit Court of Pettis County, Mo. Cameron D. Garrett, Plaintiff, v. Rich ard M. (.iarrett, Defendant. BY virtue of an order of sale in parti tion, made in the above entitled cause at the regular May term, lSSI, of said court, aud to me directed, 1 will, on the 13TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 1SS1. at the court hoine door in the City oi Scdaiia, expose tt sale at public auction, to the highest bidder, the following de scribed real estate, viz.: Lot nunilter 4, in block 88, in Smith & Martin s 2d addition to the City of Sedalia, aud also a certain tract of land situated in said county, and described as: That part of the west half of the e;ist half of the uorihwo: quarter of the southeast quarter of section 3, town ship 45, and range 21, lying south of Broadway, a street in said City of Sedalia, more particularly deseriled. viz.: Com mencing at the point iu the south line of said Broadway street, 520 feet west of the east line of said northwest quarter of the southeast quarter, running thence west 50 feet, thence south along the east line of 1L Jakcmau's lot, 120 feet, thence east 50 feet, thence north on a direct line 120 feet, to the beginning, upon the following terms: One-half cash ; one-half on a credit of six months, with eight per cent, interest. Itoth tracts sold subject to encumbrance to Building anil Loan Association on each separately. The amount of each will be shown bv me to anv one upon application. - THOS. P. HOY, 7-12-w3t Special Commissioner. C eOflpardayathon- SaaTa worth 15 fras, 9tf II AdaiUmsaOM a CO.. IVxUaad. SUiae. tfft CARRIAGE MANUFACTORY ! 4FwnYmlma.Jlv ZSaSHHT s7tR3 F. G. CROWLEY & CO., NO. 305 WESL flAIN STREET, SEDALIA, MO. PURCHASE FOR CASH. 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