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""' Hctary Public.
EDMONDS & JESSE.
REAL ESTATE AND LOAN AGENTS,
Fire and Tornado, Life and Accident Insurance.
HOME MONEY TO IAAN.
Office iu Meng's Mew Building.
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' 60OCES8ORS TO
GROVE YOUNG.
One' Price. Close Price
Cash House.
if. -'i
We have Inst received one of tbe largest
and best (elected Mocks ot The Very Best
Goods ever brought M this market, con
slsting of
READY-MADE CLOTHING
, FOR
Men, Boys & Children.
Suite
KtX.
VOL. 20.
LEXINGTON, MO., SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1800.
No. 40.
DRY-:-GOODS !
Hats, Caps, Gloves,
- j Furnishing Goods,
, Trunks. Valises, &c.
Dress Goods, Cloaks, .
! Trimmings, Jeans,
. Flannels, Blankets.
and all other goods kept iu a first-class
! Dry Goods and Clothing llonse.
Copyright, mat.
"LITTLE BO PEEP
had lost her sheep and couldn't tell where
to llml itlit'ui." - bo the old nursery rhyme
nays, and It kocs on to bid hur " Leave tnem
alone and they'll come home and bring- their
tails Is-hlud the rn." Ail this may be true of
lout sheep, but It you bavo loot your health
yon ciuuiot. afford to leave that alone. It
will not cnino back of its own accord. Some
ncniilu bratr that they uover bother about
colds. They "lot them iro the way they
came." Aliut I too often the victim go to a
coiiHumpu ve s gravo. w mil very reuentiy
cure for Consumption, which la universally
Hckiiowktdfrod to bo scrofula affecting the
Iiiiikm. would have been looked uHn as mi
raculous, but now people are beginning to
realize that the dlscuso is not inourable. Dr.
1'lcrcc's Uolden Medical Discovery will oure It
if taken in tiuie and Riven a fair trial. This
world-renowned remedy will not make new
lungn, but it will restore diseased ones to a
healthv state when other means have failed.
Thousands gratefully testify to this. It Is the
most potent tonic, or strength restorer, altera
tive, or blood-cleanser, and nutritive, or flesh
builder known to medical science. For Lln
iri'rliiif CoiiifhH.Wonk Luiirs, Spitting of Wood,
" Liver Couiplulnt" and Dyspepsia or Indigea
tion, it is an iiucqualcd remedy.
DR. SACE'S CATARRH REMEDY
cures the worst coses, no mstterof how long
standing'. fiU cents, by druggist.
Having purchased all of our goods be
fore the McKioley Protective Tariff Bill
passed the senate, which has increased tbo
tariff from 35 to 60 per cent, b'.her tbau be
fore its passage, wo are siilKyrepared, on
account of onr early purchase of goods, and
buying al extremely low prices, to give our
;' customers the advautage of our purchase by
selling them goods as cheap ts evor belore
sold in this market.
We have' accommodating salesmen to
show our goods, who lake pleasure in show
ing goods. Mr. H. Meyer will give especial
attention to our German customers- We
- cordially invite all who are in need of goods
in onr line to -lve ns a eall and examine our
Hock, as we can save yu money on your fall
aud winter bills.
Yours, respectfully, . ,
J. W. HARRISON & Co.
UIQQINSV1LLE.
Wabash Ballroad Time Table. THE IMMENSE PENSION OHARQE.
Omnibus will lrave ilir hotels In this
elty for It. & I.. Junciio lakuiK
coonsollon Willi trains aoina east.
Wrstand north. al 7.00a. ni.
Returning, wlliarrive at lo-aua. in
Omnibus will leave for tt. & '.. Junc
tion, makinpoonneotion with trains
K"lna e.Mi aud Wei:, and north as
lur tw Kichmonii, at :i:iK) p. m.
Returning wlllarrlvpnt 7.tK) 01
.'OlINt: VOUNU. Bunerintendeat.
Santa Fo Routo.
THAIM8 AHR1VS.
S .tOa. in. from Lrxlnf-ton Junction and east.
K'."i" p. m. from Kanss. City and 8. . Joseph,
p. in. Irom Kanias City and rsai.
TRAINS LBAVE.
:ihi a. in. fur Kansiis t:ltv, 81. Joe and .'..
4:U0p. iu. lor Kama. City and Nt. Joe.
01 p. in. for ChicaKO and Rlchiuonil.
Ticletn sold at c'ly bltlca to all points.
Buy
your tickets and net re'lnced rales
JO IINTAUHMAN. Agent.
Jefferson City, Boonville St Lexing
ton Division Time Table.
Westward
"I
Ks.twant.
AM
7 n
III m
2:M
:-.lt
All
a ir
:l Sfi
li:ll
II .in
Stations.
a Mil ,
:i m ii .vil .
4:i
n:tm
I'M
7 .
....Tipton
... Ilcionville...
....W.verly....
Kdwanls....
....Dover
.....orlhriip...
.. .Myrick
....Lexington..
12 M
ll:V5
M'llil
7:M
7:1X1
2:40
IO.'H.'t
10:11
4U
U:iiA
Ail.
Time Table of the Lexington "urunch
of the Mo. F. R. R.
Welwnrd.
Kastward
Slstinns. Paasensfi-r
ATTURNKYK.
AM
III M
a ir
4:tii
4:411
& I
R:;ll)
8:00
I'M
AM
5:ir
(i'.l!)
i;::m
I:4K
7:
7:2H
7:4:1
7:fi(l
7:Ni
8:5.1
i:M
A:.'il
0:10
an
II HI
C.:.Yi
7:2
....H.iUlla ...
.Ciiucordia. ..
. Aullvilb'...
.Uiya;iiiville.
. faarOilv...
. l.exiiiKUu ..
.. Mvriik ....
.WrlliiiKton ..
, . W alerloo . . .
...Napoleon. ..
Independence
AM
lll::ll
!l:lll
8 41
8:.'
7:4S
7:48
7
PM
Sill
12:17
1I:X0
PM
1(1 IA
8AI
Hull
H:l'.lll):MI
8:(I7
7:4r.
7:ao
7:17
7.10
7:0M
6:10
lli;
0:40
8 :!":
8:'J6
8:IM
7:.Vi
5:40
AM
JOHN S. U LACK WELL,
VTTMltNKV AT LAW. W ill practice in al
U: eoUi'tsof inn slHte. I'rompt allenlon
ivun to a!l business entrusted lo mv care.
jdioein Masonic building overTrlKg AMiield'a
uure. janiuyi
XEKOPHON 11VLANO. .
k TTOUNKV-AT-I.AW. Will Hive promptaU
Atentlon to all business entrusted lo Ins care.
Will praalice Iu all ibe courts, except the 1'ro- I
ateUourl it Laluyoileoounly . ue:syi
tt-To tollow the time of trains roIiir west
read from ton of column downward: of those
lioinv eisl read from the bottom of column up
ward. A. d. Luuaia,
A if fn tat Lexinaton.
H J. WOOD.
Agent at Myrir.k.
Chloasco it Alton B. R.
S. N. WILSON.
Public Adunniatralor
and Noturv 1'ublio.
T. J. UULlii,
4 'fTORNKY ATLAV. Will practice in all
X. the stale anil lenerai couru. rrouipiauen
Llon lo collections, examination of lunil titles.
writing legal Indentures. o. OlUce In Imelll-
genoer building Ironi room niayfi
j. o. siiawALTau,
LexiiiKiun and
K ana us Cuy.
SHEtVALTElt Ac tVILSOV,
TTOKNK.S-AT-LA W. Lexington, Mo. J.
tV D. shewalter having oneued all oillce
Kansas City (American lUnk llullding, cikIiUi
and Delaware), will be lu Lexingion on saiur-
day oleacjhweek. uixsmt
HBT C. WALUIUK. M. U. CIO LIU.
WALLACE H. CHILES,
A TT0IINKY8 AND UOUNUKLLOUS Al
rV Law. Lexington. Mo. Ottlce, front room
sver ths"LexinKU)n8avlt.gs Uank," opposite
ine courthouse. Will practict in the courts of
uaiayeiui ui'i buitouuuiuk hiuuhco, .uh aii iu
be Supreme court of the state ol Missouri, and
i lie U. 8. Circuit and District courts for the
Western u strlotm Mlssour
II. J. DOOLKV,
1 TTOItNR V-AT-LAW. IligglllSVllie. Mo.
A Will praotine 111 all the slate and federal
ii'iurls. Pro:ii.t attention Kiveu lo collection.
examinations or laiiu iities.wruing legal inneu
mrea. out. Loans inonev al a low rale ol inier-
st, writes Insurance policies in siannnru com-
names, and, in I n t. uiieuos to nil ainus in
liuslm s la B-'neral. Olllcn over tilobe Ulolb-
ng H . tliUKin-vllii-. M'l npranyi
rassenger
AM AM. I PM
i :.1H
8:20 4:4.ri 5:47
4:00
I B:X.'
8:10 4:r.i. n-.Vi
4:07t!
:4W!
8:00 610; 0:05
I 4:lt
I ti:53
V '1, 5:l'i 6:15
4::m
7 :!
10:85 ft:S5 0:S:l
4:4ftf
7:10
11:15 5 40 6:50
ft. oil
7 ::
11:50 5i&'2 7:10
6:20
8:5-i
3 45 7:15 8:45
pm. 7:uo
Stations.
Blackburn.
. Alma.
..Corder.
Iligginsvlllc
Mayvlew...
. ..Odessa..
..Dates (Jiiy..
Kansas City
A8T.
Passenger
am ra
10 55
11:52 9:47
8 20
10:IS0
9:411 0:40
8:I5
10:42
9:115 U:30
8:08
I0:0
0:27 0:20
8:00
I0:1M
0:15 0:05t
7:60
IOjI'5
U:U'I 8:51
7:40
9:50
8:45 8:40
7i30
8:40
7:3" 7:15
:I5
1:00
12:35
12:00
11:25
IO-.'i6
The t'.ric(7(frt' fur prii.iioHX for the
year enilmt June .iu, hh now tiicitj
aimed, amonnltil lo Ili! .!;, o;l I. In
the previous year we uii .1r7,C14,779 1 1 ,
while t. 'i the year befoin Hint mill
$8().2Hh,(iOS 77. The 'rust of Hie (It) man
army, il may be iiilercsiui to vote, -is
for this year estimated at S'!ll,72ii1'J.i:i.
Jtesides our pension our annii costs
130,000,000.
W 01 4 9
BTATE SCHOOL MONEYS.
low Hie Hepubllcnn Stale tinyern.
lie lit ll.lraiided Hie Kchaol
4'lilldreu.
The "school fiind" ol MiHgoiiii. by
the accumulations from sales ol mil i no
lauds anil the divitlends on the stock ol
the bank of the slate ol Minsoiiri (in
whl"h it was invented) reached the sum
ol 575,CG7 DC in the year 1842, and in
compliance with the provisloiiB of the
acts ot February G.ltw, and l"cbinaiy
9, 1839, the interest and dividends ac
cruing thereon were, in thai year, mid
annually tbercaltrr, apportioned and
distributed among the scvcftal comities,
in proportion to the n n:iits of sebool
children iu each, lor the support ol
common schools. These moneys so dis
tributed, were denominated by the last
mentioned net, "slate school moneys''
which name has been retained up to the
present time.
Tne act passed by the democratic
legislature, and approved February 24,
1853, provided that tbercalter twenty-
live per cent, of the revenue paid into
the state treasury should be set apart to
the credit of "state school moneys,
and be distributed, annually, with the
earnings and divitlends arising from I lie
investment of .the "state school hind,'
lor the support of common schools.
The school moneys ibus provided
were apportioned and distributed in
1854 and regularly every year thercalter
till 1861, when, by authority of a coti
cureul resolution, llio apportionment
was suspended for lhat year. The ant
ot May 11,1801, postponed the distribu
lion until May l,lNu3.A joint icsoluilon
iu March, 18C3, suspended it until No
vember ol that year. In 1864 the secre
tary of state, who was ex ollicio
superintendent of common schools.
apportioned $169,085 56 ot the ar.ciiiuu-
laled bank dividends, but no purl ul
the Iwenty-Uve per cent. ol Hie revenue.
A resolution in Keliruary.lrfb.i, renewed
the suspension unlii November of that
year, aud the act of March '.".I,1MU,
iuslructod the oflluers of the slate
treasury depart men t not to set aside
ind apply the one-lourtli of the revenue
(as provided in the act of February.
lHftiitor support ol public schools until
the year 1867. In 166 a part ot the
accrued bank dividends, $42,698 81,
were apportioned. The set ol .viarch
13, 1867, postponed the apportionment
till the vear 1868.
To recapitulate: The apportionment
and distribution ol school moneys Irom
1861 lo 1867 were made as lollows:
From bank
dividends
From
revenue fund.
10:06
u-30
5:15
AM.
161..
1KU2 .
USt 13.
lo4..
iHUfi .
I SU.' .
IH67 .
.ttli'.UWi fat
.. 42.HIW Hi
PAINTS! PAINTS
-PAINTS
We are offering abigstock of everything in the
Paint Line, such as
WHITE LEAD-BEST GRADES,
MASURY'S LIQUID PAINTS,
1-2 to 1 gal. cans,
MASURY'S RAILROAD PAINTS,
in 25 pound cans.
NE ALE'S CARRIAGE PAINTS,
In pints and quarts.
With these you can re-paint your Boggy, Cart or Spring
Wagon very nicely and at little cost.
A full line of Varnishes, Hard Oils and Snellacs; also Win
dow Glass, singleand double strength.
We will make very close pilot's on these goods and ask
a call. . , Very Respectfully, (
CHAS.! W. LOOMIS,
FRANKLIN AVE.
miioiCAi.
Trams marked with will notston.
Trains marked with t ston on slaual.
Local treiKbts rundall v ezceDlSunday . Otber
trsinsdaily.
uoupon tickets on sale lo all principal points
In the United Hi ales and Canada. Baacaite
otiecked through lo destination without extra
cnarice. B. a. vkiimiluuii.
a vent al Ulggmsvim
soiit i, and iu 1866 this stock was sold to I
Cait. J. It Kada for $718.2:?5 25. This
money wits lined bv (Jovemor Fletcher's
adininiHli'Htinn for the rednr.lioii of the
stale debt. I!y I ho requirements of the
act under which I he mock was sold, the
proceeds hIioiiIiI have been invested iu
United .Slates bonds, and for the time
lie money was not invested, the state
treasury oillelals were directetl to tiav
per cent. interest thereon to I ho credit
r senooi moneys. iNo interest was
ever paid in complinnee Willi that act
in 167, 1XUS, 1869, 1870, 1871) and 1872,
slid the hiiiii ol $4.1,C94 10 was illegally
withheld lor each year, (in .Inly 1,
1872, a ceriitleate of indebtedness was
iKHiied to the school fund for $900,000,
to reimburse the school children' lor
principal and interest of moneys re
tained aud used in lhOie years.
1 lie u mount tine was as lollows:
ti per cent, on S718.2U& 25 lor
si st years f ifiS 604 (id
Add Ibe piiuelpul 7I3.&10 2ft i
Actual amount due 97tl,T99 85
Amount reimbursed DUO.UOO (M)
Amount of discount 70,7!K) 85
It ii''!iiu appears Unit the republican
ofliciHlH exhibited their devotion to the
cause of popular education by discouut-
nii iho detit duo the school children.
Kver sinec the people placed tbetlem-
ocraliii party in control ot the stale
tjoveriiment (January 1, 1873,) the
"school fund" has been guarded
sncretlly aud not a tlollar has been lost
or misappropriated. The fund has been
wisely managed and the amount
cm lily increased Irom vear to vear.
and every precaution laken to guard
aoaiusl the possibility ol loss. The
following table shows the amounts ot
school moneys apportioned aud distri
buted etery year since 1873:
In 1H7:I. under tjov. Wood-on . . . . tHiil ,87 41
In IS7l.nn.ler (tov. WooiUon 4l().2ii 2M
In is:'i. under (lov, Hardii 4li(I :i0T 62
lu lsrii. under Uov. Hardin 470.110 8tl
It. 1S77, under Uov. Phelps 6i 8ti8 22
In 1M.H. under llov. Phelps IU7.:uiV 4;
In l.!, under Uov. i'belpi 502 7U5 18.
In INSH, under (tov. 'helps n1.V2.KU HO
In SN, uuder flov. Crittenden... fil'.IUtll Hi
n issj. under Uov. (Jritlnnden... 5411.(171 K3
In 1K:i. under Uov. Crittenden. . Mib.782 14
In Wl. under Uov. Crltloudeu. . . WiSlM 03
Mtrmaduke.. tH4,lUl 27
Marmaduke.. 701.100 6S
Marmaduke.. ii'ili ft34 74
Morehouse... 772 12-"' 7
Francis Ml:l U2U 19
Franeis Kil,:i8t 4U
The total amount of school moneys
nihil mined in 1K42 at the tirst appor
tionment was only $1,999 60. At the
last in 1899, it was $861,386 40. which
exliihils a very satisfactory increase.
A DOCTORED WATERMELON.
In 1SK.', under Uov.
In 1H.hu. under Uov.
In 1SH7. under Uov,
In l.HHS, under Uov.
In IKS'.), under Uov.
In IH'.iii. under Uov.
florknci: in. iunirB, HI. II.
I TOMlEOfATIilHT. Women and Children's
tl liiseuses a specialty. UlUoe on f ranklin
Wenus. opposite r.ooriltouse apraimj
W. T. DAMUKON. M. D.
rtHVSICIAN and Surgeon. ntTt-rs his profes-
JT slonal services to tne citizens of Lexington
and vioimty. UtUue, Menu- liuiiiliUK itol-
lence, Win. It. Ilolton's. septzuyi
EDOUAHU UI.ITZ, L,. 1. 8.
stte eourtliouse, over i.exuitfiou
Savmas Itsnk, l-luion. Mo.
OKNTIST.
T K. IIAS8ELL. 1. U. 8.-
tl Ifroot rooms over Commercial I
rTO
CoUrllioliBe.vlI iT'T 9"
mblJtr -''
nank, opposite
'.exinKUin. no.
DR. J. tV.MENG,
riUUGKON UKNTIBT.oulce.Ji'pjslle
U me courinouse.u lairo, i.' iiiiK
i. Missouri.
Oil. J. J. UKEEll.
SURUKON DEN I IST, has opem d
an oUice over the L .layette Couu- fttw!
ly llaiili, next uoor to ur. rucaer, i i i
unil is now ureuared to do all kinds ol woik.
Soeoiul allrnilou Ktven lo the lillinu ol lerili aud
IbeiuikinKof artilloial dentures. ttruiK your
acblua teeth and Have them extracted without
pain uy, na use ot nitrous oxide. ISulislacliuii
giurunieed iu every case. Lexiniclon, Mo.
BANKS.
A Warning to Girls.
Hbe wore a new style spotted yell.
I be s'jols a loot apart.
And tbuuKbl as on Broadway she walked
she looked extremely "tart."
But, sad to say, she'd put It on
Without a looking slats.
And that Is why the women smile
As Ibis talr uiatd tbey pass.
For one big spot bad settled down
Might underneath ner eye.
And made her look as though she'd been
Imbibing ro:k and rye.
Bain Drops.
flow I love tb geutls rain drops
As tbey trickle down the pane.
How 1 love their merry rattling;
How I love tnelrglad refrain.
How I love to fee the flowers
Kaise tbelr weary beads and smile.
When tbe cbecry little fairies
Give their kisses all tbe while.
Yes, I love ibe gentle rain drcps
( When s rubber coat I've on).
Yet. 1 love them even better
(When a rubber bat I don),
yes, I love I hern I confess It
Hut at times I draw tbe Hoe;
When down noss or eloibes tbey tnekla
Then 1 want tbe glad lunsbine.
Total apportionment in 7 years 2I2,3H4
HOW TI1K KKI'UIII.ICANS INOKK. A.SF.1
TIIK SCHOOL KL'NI).
During the seven years, from 101 to
1867, inclusive, only $212,:i84 ;!7 (in
1864 and 1866) of the Sunk divitlends
were apportioned and distributed
(which was considerably less than the
amount realized irom that source,) and
during these seven years no part ol the
revenue luntl was set aside and distri
buted as required by the act of Februa
ry 24, lH.r:t. The receipts into the rev
enue fund during these seven years
were as follows.
1801 fCt..S.'i! 2."
ISU2 472IW7 74
1BU3 H'.Hi 31(1
I8U4 I.l.ri0.227 M
im"i uai.twii a
IbttU 1.4I4,H!K1 7a
ihu; i,oa2.a;.. 47
COMMERCIAL-: - BANK,
L.EXIKUTON. Iff if.
U. TAUUMAN, Pass. W. II. CHILES, V-l'
B K. IltKLAN II, Casiiikb.
PAID VP C4PITAI, $?i,OUU.
BUSINKSH ON A LI11KKAI. AMI
I'OeULAIl HAS1H.
UlltKCTUItl :
LOCK TEKI1UNI. JAJUSH f. CA7IIUN.
JACOB D. CONNKS, IIOUKHT TAUIIHAM,
OCO. W. JOHNSON, WILLIAM II C1III.XS.
H. K. I RRLAND
A PECULIAR HORSE.
Johnny Tenderstiin : Hitch him lo a plow, ''he's dar;"
hitch hint to a bnggy, "he's dar; hiU:h him to a wagon, "he's
dar; de trouble is lo get him away from dar."
If you are in quest of
CHOICE OLD LIQUORS VISIT' A. GEYKR'S,
"HE'S DAR
wan'f Imported or Domestic Wines, "lie'u dar;" want Pure and
Very Old Whisky or Brandy foi- me licinal ptu poses, "he's dar,"
-ttLdit coats less than others charn to get it away from dar.
MORRISON WENTWORTH BANK
a,:xiio'roiM. mo.
ItTILLdo airenmal UauklnK liustn is; ouying
Tl ana Helling l.omlf. Uotn and Kxcharae,
Uei.osits received, collemious made and
Droimitly remitted for at rurrent rates of ex-
ahsnirp.
Librral aocommdatic ns to Iti-gular Customers.
S O. WKNTWOKTII.I'rest,
K KIKI.Il. Vice 1'reHnli-nt,
WM MIltltlStN. Cashier.
BANK OF HIGGINSVILLE,
apitnl Slock, $30,OOU.
W. II. NKAl.K. Pines. t'HAH. IIOEFICU, Cash.
J. M. AKUKNTIIOUT, Vh k-I'hks.
lHltKCTOItS :
O. A. CIIAMIII.IH, II IIOHSTMANN.
W. U NBAI.B, .' IIUKIINKK,
j. M. AKMtNTiiour, i iiam iiiikrait,
l. a a alb, J '. HukiiN,
TIJHNBII (. fkAI'UI K.
o aUrnerul Hsnkiut lluniuess in Louns, 1Ib-
eriuntn. Kxchiinice sml li'imi.il. ikT.lt
Awfully Disappointed. You Know.
IKrom ibe Denver News.;
nieeuing mooa irom lndon town came
here out west, ye know.
To see the blooming cowboy and the bowling
tiunalo:
To waieb tbe blawsted Indian upou bis native
l'l-ln.
Antl see bim sink bis tomahawk Into Ibe set
Hers' brain.
To see that same bad Indian engaged In rals
ing balr.
To track the foaming peccary and slsv tbe
grizzly Dear:
To see the border hunter throw aloft score
ol dimes.
Antl sboot them era tbey could desceud.about
a nunareu times.
This bleeding, blooming Britisher went sadly
to dis nome
Across Atlantic's dizzy stretch of water.
moist anu loam.
And when they asked bim what be saw. be
said, "Come off your Derch I
I didn't see a thing, by Jove tbe folks weie
an at I'Durch."
Tbe Old Clerk.
J.A.WILSON
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LEVlIVUT4.. IHO
HY THOMAS FUOST.
As he bends o'er Ibe ledger ibat sbinlns old
nean.
Which rellects everv mood of the skv.
While be stealthily blackens Ibe figures in red
( ue mistake of an ase-liedimmed eve)
Oft I wonder bow time will effect bis release
What he'll do wheu we vote bim "too
slow :"
' I ween tbe days that bis use and his bean
heatings ceane
Where will tbe old clerk go?
One can Iraru of the temperate days tlmt art-
gone
From tbe rolllnitnin rule and uuill nen:
And be answers to "Toliy" at seveutv-oue
As be answered to "Tuny" at ten.
from lis llrst Inlaut struggles, lo credit and
weaitn.
He has watched Die sreat entpriirise omw
Hut bis hanu trembles now-be i broken in
Health;
Yet where can the old cleik go?
II each pound of success bad but left III in a
vrain
Wkat a ouvset of rest lie miiiiit own
nut a lonely old heart and a weary old brain
Are his meed for the vearalliai Iihvh iL.uiii
Kverv blossom be loved in the heyday uf llle
nas oeen witucrcd and Ilea 'ueath the
snow:
Aniie eu Memory's barred Irom Ibis bustle
aud strlle.
Then where should tbe old clerk go
That the world has a heart noue will seek to
ueny,
Aud it Miflens, 'tis said, year by vear;
At tbe end o: lull uinuv a walk we espy
Holden IHouilMt) of c-iuifiirt and elieer.
1 here's a sweet little cherub" that steers
poor oiu .lark
To a "harbor" where storms iih i i.i.i-
llut when drops for the last time the pen on
iw i oca
Win re tan ibe old clerk go?
Total revenue for 7 years $1,'SM Ilia 31
Twenty-five per cent, of this stun,
auoouiitiiiif to Sl.NOo.47S S.i, was with
held Irom the schools and used lor
otber pnrposea.
The republican leifislalure, by act
approved by Governor Fletcher, March
II, 1H07 appropriated I,oOO,uuo (ol ine
$7,000,000 ol moneys received from I he
United btateilor war expenses) lo re
imburse tbe school children lor the
"school moneys" withhold in 1G7 and
prior years, and placed the amount to
the credit of the school fund.
This simple aclof justice is made the
basis ot the claim by the republicans
lhat their party refunded to the school
children the $1,500,000 carried oil by
Governor Claib. r . Jackson. I lie
Jackson slate government was deposed
in 1KGI) It will be noted that in this
reimbursement ol school moneys with
hold and used by the loyal slate govern
ment Irom 1B02 to 1G7 the republicans,
under the lead of Uov. Fletcher, paid
$:(06,47K :ia less than the amount due.
SCHOOL CIIILUKKN DKKItA UDKl) OUT OK
$o1.51 42.
The act ol February 21, lH.O.'i (passed
by democratic general assembly ,) re
quiring one-tonrth ot the revenue to ho
placet! to Ibo credit anil distributed an
nually wiin uio school moneys, stood
unrepealed, andthe republican slate gov
ernment after 1MG7 hail no excuse with
which to satisfy the people lor any
further suspension of the apportion
tnent.The records in the state auditor's
office demonstrate the insincerity ol the
claim that the republican party, while
in control of the state government,
showed great zeal in the cause ol popu
lar education.
The records show the receipts into
the revenue luntl from April 1 107,
to March SI. 1872, to have been as
follows:
April 1. 1H07, to March III. l.SIW . .9l.84S,8U"i 47
Au'll I. l.NiH. lomarcn ji, ino.i. 1..II.1 ill
Anril l. iMu'.i. lo Murcn .11. isiu.. t 4 ii.Mt ;u
Anrll 1. is;il. to March -il. 1H7I.. 1 402 713 (id
April 1. 1871. to March 31 1S72. . 1.IH2 Jlsi) 3J
Total lor live years u.!r..s,'jxi 0:1
One-lotirth ot these auiouuts hhould
have been, to meet the retpiireiiienls of
laws trauslerrod to state school inoii
eys, ns lollows:
Kor 1K08 3.!i.li(ili
Kor lfMiii :w.'2;m ;7
Kor l7u 'M II.VI
Kor 1871 ;;imi 117.1 4u
Kor IH'ri JiiO.fi'J.i en
Tutul should have been transtd $ 7 (4 57! !i:
The records show Unit Hut ttinntinth
actually Irntislt'i'ii'il Irom the rcvi'iiiit1
fund lo school iiioueyH during those live
years were as lollows:
Kor lKtiX
Pur I Nit!
Kor ih;u
Kor 1871
Kor 1KT2
Total trsnsf'd during years... yi.lli3.U.":: .s
Total atuouiil lhat sliould have
iHicn trausleired 1.714 571 !!
Total amount tirtually traiis'd.. 1 .lii:;.(l,'i;t K
f '-'17.01 1 III
218 7411 til
iiti li-i tit
2t3.i'.i; :i;i
iV..4T.'i II
ew groceries, uew dry goods, ntw Itonls
and shoes, sew bsts.caps aqd gloves Hl .1. K.
W Inn',, Dover. octl3i4
Showing a difference of tt.VSI.iils 17
This amount represents the t'.xuri
hiiiii wroiijilully and illt'iilly willilicld
from tlio school chiKlrt-n by (Ik hIiiIi
trovcrumeiil, conlrollcil by I he ri'pulili
can parly, from April 1, lsi;7, lo March
31, 1872, an average ol $1 IG.IIo.t ii.u
year.
SCHOOL MONBYS WITH II :. in 1HG7
TO 1872.
The Kchool innu owtn ii i. i ir,7 ;iti
ol stook in the bauk ol the stn o ol HU-
THK MISTAKEN IDENTITY OF MR.
WILLIAM BLAOK.
IFrom St. James' Oazetle.l
Mr. William Black, the popular nov
elist, tells an ninuslnjr story of how he
was persistently taken lor somebody
else, antl has never been able to con
vince the persons concerned that he is
really himself aud not the other man.
Home considerable time ago The
wrote recently in Messrs. Tillolsou's
Syndicate of Provincial Newspapers I
received a letter from a Mrs. AlacV
iuloriiiiiig ine that certain people and
incidents in a particular novel ot mine
were known only to herself ami to a
nephew of hers, who was thought to
have been drowned at sea some years
Indole, and that, as 1 must necessarily
bo lhat ucphow, it was incumbent on
uio to come forward aud resume my
own name ami recognize my telatlves,
hersull IliHt ol all. 1 paid Utile heed ;
but as year alter year went by, i found
Irom the repealed letters sue sent mo-
some of llioin quite plaintive iu their
appeals that this was no temporary
hallucination, but a veritable beliel;
and thai the poor old lady was deeply
disircHHud by my uudulilul conduct
Then I set lo work to try to undeceive
her. 1 pointed out that 1 should be
glad to take the name ol MacV , if
1 hud any right lo It, seeing that that is
a much more distinguished name than
my own, which in certain districts iu
the south of Scotland and in the west
ern liltrlilands is a common as Smith is
in Kiiiiluud. 1 asked her what motive
1 could have for concealing my identity
whv I should refuse to recognize her
....
as my aunt, u she were my auui. l
had meanwhile made sure Ibat there
was no eleemosynary purpose iu tl.e
old dame's piteous cry ;on the contrary
she had promised that il I would only
uiiunt that 1 was Neil MacV alio
would alonce get for me some jewelry
und other ihuii's loft for mo by my
mother, who, il seems, was a native of
Ske. Well, argument was ot no avail
Then I sent friends lo assure her that
she wus mistaken: no use. I asked
her to write lo a U. P. minister who
had known me all inv lite I thought
sho would have confidence in him, il in
anybody short ol au archangel but she
darkly hinted that it was easy lo gel
riends lo connive when concealment
was the object. So lime passed; the
reproachlnl remonstrances, the pious
counsel, the hope that 1 would see Iho
inhuman iiigralituile ol my ways ere it
was loo lule lor me to make atonement,
were repealed in every letter; ami 1
could not but admire the composure ol
countenance on Ibe part ol the hall-
pot tcr at Iho club, for there was
not a trace of consciousness on bis l.tce
as he nanocti mo uiose missives, eacu
ot which had "alias Neil MacV " on
the envelope.
Then, hh it chanced, 1 was in a small
fishing town in the west Highlands;
and word was brought me that Mrs
MacV and a niece ol hers had come
IV'iui some considerable distance in the
hope tt tit 1 would go and see them. I
went at once, lor 1 thought this would
prove decisive. 1 found al the post
ollicc, which was tbe place ol rendez
vous, a most respectable lookniK, sen
ous, culm, and courteous old highland
woman, along with a very pretty and
sin uri looking young lauy (tor me
moment 1 deeply regretted 1 was not
Neil MacV , there being certain
small cousinly greetings that one might
fairly antl naturally have claimed uudt r
i lie circuinstancos), and I lortliwiin as
Htiined that now, at least, they would
see 1 was not I lie relative they had lost
lint 1 was inistakeii. The old lady
askt'd me to show her the forefinger of
my riuhl hand. I tlid BO.
Ah, said she, "the mark' is not
lliere ii'iw ; Iml marks like that olien
get worn
I heii I mined to mo pretty young
ladv-with loiiiideiico; I wa-t sure she
could not share in (li s delusion.
Whv." 1 said, "il your cousiu had
not been drowned at sea it he were
alive lie 'voiiui.aceortiieg uiyuiirimn
hlory, be about eight anil twenty years
of iie. Now, dou'l you see lhat I am
rather over eight antl twenty? Don't
you sec that my hair is turning grey V"
Her answer appalled me
"Oh," said she tpiito sharply, "that's
uolhiug; 1 haye known a young man
of two antl twenty whose hair was
iiulle while.''
Tnat was not the end; for suhse
ijiienlly the whole clan MacV ap
pea red lo have taken the mailer up,
and Irom lime lo time there came a
letter tilled with bitter reproaches, aud
also wiih dark threats of exposure
Hut that is not the lone in which the
old l.iilv licrselt now writes, when she
writes at all. Sho has grown resigned;
apparently she has given up all hope
Unit her un"i alelul nephew will ccme
to comfort her declining years. She is
no Ionizer iiidiguatit; alio is wistful and
pathetic. She hopes (Jod will pardon
my unpenitent soul. Ami I hope so,
too.
I Knuii the New York 8un
Nohtii Stamkokh, Conn This
peaceful village has been thrown into
the wildest excilement over a series of
evenis which culminated inanaggavat
ed case ol hjhhiiII and battery commit
ted by the Kev. Unci Hopkins upon
lames W. Ilendrix. a well-known
young society man of tuis place.
the Kev. Mr. Hopkins is a Uartist
miniNier, but lor some years past he
has not had an v special charge, but has
given his mind and eloquence lo the
cause of prohibition. No prohibition
meeting iu Fairfield county has been
considered complete without Mr. Hop
kins to make a speech, and he has
traveled as lar north as Litchfield, and
at far east even as Willlmantie to
address ciii.eus upon the necessity for
driving out the saloon and all its works
Irom their surroundings.
IIib devotion lo the cause led to Ills
layor in tne eyes ot Miss Marcella L.
Nash, the beautiful and accomplished
daughter of Robert U. Nash, Esq., a
local merchant prince, whose grocery
can fairly be called ono ot the leading
business houses of North btamlord.
Mr Hopkins is a personable yonng
man, and he found lavor in Miss Nash's
deep blue eyes from the day of their
first meeting at tbe camp at Sea Cliff,
over a year ago. ills manly bearing
and high principle won him tbe esteem
of Miss Nash, and as time progressed
Ibis sentiment deepened and grew
more tender, until Mr. Hopkius con
fessed his love, which Miss Nash
bltishingly returned, not because she
bad no use for it, but as an evidence of
good faith.
15 tit Mr. IS ash opposed tbe match on
the really defensible ground Ibat the
public sentiment demanded tbe liberty
of taking a drink If one chose, aud be
wasn't going to give his daughter, to
be afhruied, to no ranting prohibition
ist. The fact is that in the rear of his
line grocery emporium Mr. Nash made
a specialty of that form of merchandise
known as wet groceries, and your
correspondent would take this oppor
tnuily to state that no finer goods nor
bettor assortment than Mr. Nash's can
be' found in any similar store between
New York ami Bridgeport, whatever
cliitns may he advanced by certain
bumptious citizens of South Norwalk.
And bis cigars are also oi unvarying
excellence, because he selects them per
sotia.ly, and Mr. Nasb knows a good
Oifar when he sees it.
Mr. Nash did not feel like giving his
daughter lo a man who would, as he
said, ''learn her lo bale him for a ruin
seller," and he remained steadfast ami
unmoved by tbe entreaties of Miss
Marcella and her mother, who had
long looked with regrettui eye, so
village rumor savs, nn ibe back room
in Ibe grocery. But all that her father
could say was not euough to shake
Miss Marcclla's allegiance to Mr. Hop
kins. Sho told her most intimate Iriend
the charming and distingue Miss Mabel
R St. John, whose spirited roau coll
is often seen whirling its fair rider over
the bills ol North btamlord, that she
could never love anv otber man tbar.
Mr. Hopkins, and that she only hoped
ht r pa would come aronnd. This
information is direct, and was obtained
only by the special facilities possessed
by your correspondent.
While Mr. Nasb did not approve ot
Mr. Hopkins, he did not go so tar as to
refuse him permission lo wait npon
hi daughter. In fact, ss that young
lady once said, aDon bis hinting at
stern measures, "She abonld like to
tea him try it." Miss Marcella has a
fine, free way with her, and a master
ful disposition, inherited from her
father, and. as Miss St. John ouce said,
"When M'Oella sets out for a thing,
she's liable to make lolks stand round.''
Recently, according lo a state
nieui made by Mr. Nasb, the first
melon of the season was imported Into
North Stamford, it was exposed for
sale at Mr. Nash's grocery store, and it
so happened Ibat il was bought by Mr.
James W. Ilendrix, a hitherto popular
young society leader and the chief
clerk in Uuskirk'a drug store.
Now Mr. Ilendrix bad also been a
snitor lor the hand of Miss Marcella
N.isb. ami had won marks ot distin
guished lavor from that young lady,
when the Rev. Mr. Hopkins bad enter
ed upou I he scene and supplanted him
in Miss Nash's affections. Mr.- lieu
diix, moreover, had been acceptable
to Mr. Nasb, and on the turning ol Miss
Marcel la's heart to the prohibitionist
minister Mr. ilendrix aud Mr. jxasn
bad condoled with each other aud
talked over the situation lrequently iu
Mr. Nash's back room, lll-uatured
persti: a have been found to say that a
community ot interest in re rum, as
Squire Latham put il one day, evoking
rours ol laughter, caused the lather and
su tor lo clasp hands eveu more fer
vently than had love alone impelled
tboir minds.
Just alter Mr. Ilendrix had bought
the watermelon, aud before it had been
st ill to Ids boardiug bouse, the Rev.
Mr. Hopkins came along and wauled
to buy it. Mr. Nasb told tbe reverend
geuilemen that this melon was sold,
but lhat bo would get another lor Dir.
1 lopkius in a day or two. This ai range-
uiout was satisiaciory.
This happened on Wednesday, llml
night being popularly known as
'girl night" in JNortn biamiora, ine
Rev. Mr. Hopkins called npon Miss
Marcella, while 110 nutortuuate Mr.
ilendrix, bereft ol a girl, called around
al Mr. Nash's grticery, as usual, to talk
things over. Now, which of these
I wo men proposed tne scnenie can not
bo stated positively. Miss Isabel R.
St. John, the queenly equestrienne of
North Stamford, says that she believes
llml it was the jealous suitor, burning
with rsge at the thought of bis success
ful rival al lhat very moment iu Mr.
Nash's parlor with Miss Marcella. 15 it I
whether Ibe idea originated with father
or luckless suitor, tney ciaspeu lianas
warmly in inlauiuus compact to inflict
trouble upon a young lady whoBiiould
have been dearer to bulb than revenge,
aud to bring scandal upon a man whose
(.acred cslliiitr should have slaid their
impious bauds.
They planned it all out then aud
there, aud when the next day (Thurs
day) the watermelon came tor the Rev.
ItopkiuH, these two men, as they
shaiiielcht-lv confess, proceeded to plug
it, and Ihen poured into the watermelon
i.y little and little, a quart of chain
liauue. as everybody snows. a water
melon will take up a large quantity ol
liiiuid into its porus and blushing
heart. This melon was a large, line
one aud il absorbed the contents ol the
bottle of champagne by careful coaxing
until, as Mr. Nash says with au effront
ery hard to imagine possible, "Thar
wu'n'l enough lett lor a decent drink.
Then these two men set Iho water
melon in the ice box aud wailed lor the
Rev. Mr. Hopkins. That gentleman
mioii came along and inquired if his
waiei inelou hud arrived. Mr. Vash
handed il out and look Ibe money. Then
Mr. Hopkins took the opportunity lo
make a lew remaiks upou the virtues ot
waier us a beverage, aud said lhat the
rliielest charm about a watermelon
was that it was cooling, but not heath;
lelresliing, but never harmful except
to a disordered stomach; sweet and
good lor the use of man as the bub.
bliug wale trout the mountain spring
mid he said I lie very name was a talis
man. Who won hi over buy a whisky
melon or a hraudymelon or a giumeloui'
Nobody 1 The watermelon appealed lo
t very heart, ami aa for this one. he
proposed to eat the whole ol it hiiuaelf
lor iho very joy oi the water it contain
ed. When Mr. Hopkins bad concluded
his little eulogy Mr. Nasb was observ
ed to laugh. The clergyman made no
protest, but merely walked off to bis
boarding house, a most excellent estab
lishmenl, under the personal direction
ol Aunt Polly Rates, whoso cookies
have won such encomiums at church
sociables lor many years in North
Stamford. Aunt I'olly's house is
always crowded iu summer witti lead
ng residents of all the large cities of
he country, who haye boarded wltb
her every summer since the war. and
will go nowhere else.
that night alter tea Mr. Nash salon
Uhed his wile and daughter by staying
at home iiiKlead ol going lo iho store.
He said he llioimlu Iviiiy !5rowH, the
popular and elliclem clerk wuo is
rapidly geiiiuif lo bo Mr. Nash's riirhl-
hand man, could look out lor trade
About 7 o'clock Mrs. Nash and .Mar-
ella were utterly diimblutimletl by the
appearance ol Mr. Ilendrix, who said
was a pleasant evening, though it
might rain the next day; just as if his
was not a very unusual event'. Mr.
Nash appeared to be laboring under
some suppressed menial excitement, so
iuiss jxasii told Miss fet. John the uext
day, aud boih be aud Mr. Ilendrix
acted very strangely.
the family and their unwonted
guest were silting on the piazza, aud
it had not yet grown dark when a
most extraordinary spectacle presented
itself lo tlioin. The Rey. Mr. Hopkins
came down (he street exactly as it he
were beating into the teeth t m heavy
gale. When opposite the gate of the
Nasb mansion lie slopped, threw up
his bands and seemed about lo tail.
Miss Nash started lo her leet. "Is he
siinstrock?" she cried.
Just then Mr. Hopkins, who bad
been tumbling at the hitch, toiind
eulrance, ami ran very rapidly up Ibe
broad front walk between tbe flower
beds so much admired by visitors to
onr town. When he reached the steps
he halted, poised himsell lor a moment,
and then saiti , with a bland ami win
ning smile: "VVIiaz.er uiazzer?''
lielore his remarkable question wss
fairly out of his lips, he espied Mr.
Ilendrix sitting beside Miss Nash. Mr.
Hopkins' brow conlrncted into a
savage frown, and he shook his ti-d
actually shook his list and his sable
arm toward Mr. Ilendrix and offered
lo tight thai voting man for the drinks.
Then be said, with an air of impartial
beuevoleuce, "I know 'tain't Wednes-
d'y night, M'shella, but I thought I'd
come around anyhow, just because 1
felt so good I"
"I leel so bully, repeated the Rev
Mr. Hopkins, 'F I felt any belter, by
got, I b heve I couldu t sbtand IU"
At these remarks Miss Marcella and
Mrs. Nash both lied shrieking into tbe
house. It were better to hasten through
the unpleasant recital of what followed
on the lawn. Both Mr. Ilendrix and
Mr. Nash solemnly affirm that Mr,
Hopkins felt so good that it took them
both to keep bun Irom tearing tbe
piazza down, throwing the lawn-mower
into I he well, standing on his head iu
the flower beds, aud otherwise mis
conducting himsell. Aud all the time
his lauguage was most lamentable to
hear Irom a good young man, aud he
burst into songs ot a most unfortunate
description, involving assertions as to
the hour at which he proposed to go
home, aud embodying allusions to
selling ber up again, and the mountain
dew, and the flowing bowl, and other
wiles ot the destroyer. He was lint I ly
removed to his lesidence, and alter
listening to his remarks as be dropped
asleep Aunt I'olly Bates said to a Iriend
that she had never seen the like in her
lite before, and hoped she never vould
again, aud bim a minister, too.
That was on Thursday night. On
Friday .about 11 o'clock in the lorenoon.
the Rev. Mr. Hopkins was observed to
walk hastily through tbe village, heed
less of the whispers that followed bim.
straight to Buskirk's drug store, The
store was not ciowded, although the
stock of drugs, chemicals, soap, per
fumery, sponge, tooth brushes, combs,
hair brushes and toilet articles of every
description is one ot the finest to be
found in Fairfield county. Mr. Ilen
drix was engaged iu drawing a glass
ol soda water Irom Mr. Buskuk s
elegant new ounlain for a local belle
who desires that her name should not
be piloted, though her charming lace
is familiar to many ot your readers who
are accustomed to spend I heir vacations
in North Stamford. Just as Mr. Ilen
drix was handing the soda lo Miss
R'b-n s-ii with his most admirable
manner he received a smashing blow
on tbe head from the umbrella of the
Riv. Mr. Hopkins, Thai enraged man
tollowed up his lead with a heavy
bottle of perfumery which stood near
by on a case, and though Mr. Ilendrix
conntered quickly with the large wet
sponge used to wipe the soda fminlain
be could not escape the lull force ol the
blow.
Miss R-b-n-s-n rati into the street
calling lor help. When the police lon e
ot North Slamlord ariived al I he drug
store he found Mr. Ilendrix and ir
Hopkins lying on the floor, locked iu
deadly embiace, pommeling each oiber
witb more ardor than skill, liotu were
arrested as promptly as tbe police
lorce could bring It about, and Mr
ilendrix was subsequently allowed to
make a charge ol assault against Mr,
Hopkins and then released upon parole
THE LILY-WHITES CALL. "
Tbe Negro must be .Barred Fraa
tbe Irir.
PROSSER MUST NOT 8ING TO NIGHT
rFrom the St. Louis Kepublic.l
I'm saddest when I sing.
There will be a meeting of Filley re
publicans at L'hrig's Cave hall to-night
Tbe broker's candidate tor congress iu
Ibe ninth district, T. J. l'rosser, will
be there and may bo expected lo sing
"You've Been a Friend to Me," and
other appropriate ami popular songs
This will probably bo tbe only part be
will take iu the perlortnance. He was
put on the musical end ol the pro
gramme not because his singing is
particularly pleasing, but because it is
less painful than his speaking. But Ibe
broker selected liim because ho is "sol
vent'' and not lor his musical vo:ce or
his ability lo give expression to an In
telligent opinion on auy public ques
tion. Ho is, theretorc, not disappointed,
but tbe republicans whose interests
were not confined lo a commission on
the nomination ami to lite campaign
slush lunil are disappointed. Thev told
tin now eumliilale that lift niuftt im in I
training for campaign speaking and he
did. He had been practising some
time and had made several ellorls in
public when he wound up at Filley'a
city convention ami delivered the bil
lowing ou "the issues ol the day."
"1 don't know exactly why I am
hire. Probably it la lo answer the
coiiumdriiin propounded by iho
papers, 'Who is Prosser?' I have lived
in St. Louis nine years, ami I know of
nobody who Is better able in answer
that question than some man who has
known mo during that lime. I am not
able to make a speech because this is a
uew business to me. but If 1 continue
in this business long I hope to be able
to make you a speech."
His trainers were disheartened. Ho
was making no progress, anil upon
their suggestion he gaxe up speaking
an I took to singing. He will be billed
I ir snugs only during the rein timler of
the campaign.
Sing, sweet Hint.
To the Republican of Texas: Fel
low Republican: Our patience is ex
hausted and . we cannot auy longer
endure Ibe shame, disgrace aud
humiliation brought npon republican
ism ir, Texas by tbe audacity, arro
gance, corruption and treachery ol tbe .
negro leaders aud tbelr followers. Tbey
have laken forcible possession oi onr
primaries, ajd ruled our conventions ,
witb relentless tyrauuy,lbey bare driv
en many of tbe best aud most pairiotio
wliite republicans out ot the Dartv
auks, they have demoralized aud div.
u gatiized I he republican paityol our ;
M 'lc, ihey have laughed decency lo ... -scorn
ami branded patriotism with '
ignominy, i bey have bartered tbelr cill- , ,
.unship away lu open market and sold 1
iheir votes 10 the highest, bidder at
every election. Republicanism in Texas
lias become a siigma upou American
i iiieiisliip, a reproach to onr civiliza
tion aud a curse to our country.
fellow republicans, vou. wboaDDre-
elating the grand aud lolly principles .
oi uio republican party, nave shed your . -blood
upon many a ba tlefield for the . -
suppression ol slavery opou Americau '
soil and the mainlaiuauce ot onr uulon,
and you who have devoted tbe best
years of your lite to tbe advocacy of ' '
republicanism lu the south, who honor : -
intelligence and love virtue, who value ), '
freedom and rejoice iu tbe duties ot
citizenship, can you aud will yon sob-
uit auy longer lo tbe political doml- ,
nation of the ignorant nero in Texas '
und bend otir head iu shame and '
mortification to ibe dictates ot hli cor-
itipt and degraded leaders? Can yon '
i. ml will )ou so far lorget your sacred . . .
duty to yourselves, your children and
your couu try as to sit by sileutly and
Mibinissively and allow Iho Ignorant
Mid degraded to turn back the hands
I onr civilization, to gnaw with veuom- -
ns tooth at the vrry bean of onr "
liberty, to pollute tbe parity of Ameri
can citizenship, neutralize your stiff rage
l y bartering away tbelr owu, and to
destroy every sentiment of pure and
I illy patriotism, which has created our
republics ami has given a home to
human freedom?
Surely, there cannot be a white re
I ublicau iu this broad laud of ours, who
may justly lay claim to respectability
aud self esteem and to a true love lor
his country and fellow meu aud to
liberty aud progress, who will not -assert
bis manhood and join ns, heirt
and soul, in tbe effort to rescue repub
licanism from the negro domination of
Texas and restore the republican party .
in our state to the dignity and univer
sil recognition to which it is entitled
by the merit ot its patriotie principles.
Fellow republicans, iho time bas come
to meet tbe terrible and gigantic evils
of negro domination in our state face -to
face aud to array in solid phalanx
against the arrogance, corruption and
treachery of the negro leaders. Let ns
not wait, for two years hence and tbe
presidential campaign will be upon us,
antl render onr etloiis vain and lntile.
No bloody weapons shall be onrs to
combat the growing evils, but intelli
gence and patriotism.
Let us reorganize the republican
parly in Texas on tbe basis
That all republican primaries shall be
conducted aud participated by white -
republicans alone and exclusively.
Thus depriving the leader of bis
power ot making nominations and elect- '
ug delegates, aud or delivering tbe
suffrage ot bis followers lo whomsoever
bids tbe most. It will wrest tbe man
agement of onr party from the hands -ot
the base aud degraded negro politi
cian and entrust It lo Ibe bands of -
Intelligent and patriotic white republi
cans w bo possess tbe respect and esteem
ol their lellowineu.and whose influence
will lend victory to republican princi
ples. ......
We desire, bowever, to emphatically
stale that In excluding the colored men
Irom republican primaries, wa do not
inleud to deprive bim ol bis right ot
suffrage or any other right of citizen
ship guaranteed him by tbe coustitu- .
tion oi. tne unitea states, dm tnai it is,
on tbe contrary, onr wish, and it shall J
be onr effort to protect tbe colored man .
in bis right, to guard him against the
bauelul influence of bis base and nn- '
scrupulous leaders, and to enable him
to vote intelligently and conscientious- .
ly, aud not lo have bis vote sold for -him
by his parly boss, as bas been
hitherto done at almost every elecllou.
The colored man pursuing his avocation
In earning his livlibood lor himself and "
family, abstaining from political agita
tion and retraining from attempting to .
asaume Ita leadership over while .
republicans, while trying to be inlormed
upon the questions ot the day, will gain
more in prosperity, in intelligence, in .
morality, in patriotism and in tbe
esteem aud good will ot bis fellow men,
tbau be cau possibly do uuder present
circumstances.
Fellow republicans, tbe republican
slate convention, which met in San
Antonio on - September 3, although
containing mauy intelligent aud patrl- .
otic white republicans among its dele
gates, was composed tor tbe most part
ol negroes, who, devoid ot tbe lntelli- .
ence and tbe virtues which should
characterize a free American citizen,
came there solely at the dictates ot their
arrogant and corrupt chiefs, to vote at
their leaders' bebest.regardless of right
and principle, and to help these leaders
in their diabolical design ot gainiug
personal benefits at Ibe expense ol tbe
republican party. Tbe conveuiiou,
therefore, although sailing uuder the
name of repnblicauism.was nothing but
a ship manned by political pirates, bent
npon an en aud "of evil and mischief,
aud deserves ibe abhor re noo and con
tempt of every true republican.
Tjie time is ripe for action aud true
republicanism is aroused throughout,
the si aio. We have, therefore, in order
to emphasize the sincerity and earnest
ness ol our undertaking put out a state .
ticket i.i tbe field for the coming eleo- :
tion, comprising candidates whose
intelligence and virtue, manly courage
and lofty patriotism make I hem the
pride ol their neighbors aud the es
teemed l their countrymen.
Fellow republicans, shake off the yoke
of negro domination and shatter tbe
fetters ot the negro politician that
chained vour manhood, your self
respect, your patriotism and vour
republicanism iu disgraceful slavery.
Raise the banner of American freedom, -us-erl
ibe diguily ol our citizenship,
wipe out the stain that rested those
many vears past upon the lair name of
I he republican party in Texas anil
restore republicanism to dignity and
prosperity.
A central executive committee of
thirty-one and an auxiliary working
committee ot AUG consisting of patriotic
republicans from every section ol tbe
slate, the temporary i-eat of which is
Houston, will endeavor to csrry out
the plan of organization of tho republi
can party in Texas and to lead the
campaign iu behalf of Ibe ticket pro
mulgated, and they solicit tho active
support and earnest co-operation of
every patriotic white republiuau iu the
I ng Kki'ublioan Ckn, Exrcu-
T1VK COMMITTKN.
Max ijkwitz, Provisional eo.
ME. BLAINE
ON THE
BILL.
McKINLET
Houston, Tex., Sept. IU, 1HSHI.
TERRIBLE PUNISHMENT.
Jimmy Binks Wuz yer ma mad
when she found von went in swimmin'
Sundsy ? Did she lick yer?
Johunv Straddles (dolelully) Wussl
Promise' not ler tell ! 1 show yer?
(Taking off hishat)-Look at lhat!
His mother bad given bim a home
made hair cut. Lawrence American.
NEW h:01..S l is to rccetve in the
neu tariff bill the amplest protection for
even numufnetiirimj industry within
her borders. It will in my judijmeiU be
both inexpedient and injurious Jor rep
resentation to disregard a measure
which will promote western interests.
There is not a section or a line, tn the
entire bill (the McKinleu bill) that will
,i ..., !.. i',ir another bushel ot
Thmtor another bond o, pork .-.Iamks genl dogs bnt the public has only learn-
(i. IlLAINK-
I0R THE OATS
' From the Paris Edition Herald. 1
A London charitable society has long
maintained a home ior ageti aua indi-
(lir orCOll lliuin'i jot iiiiiiii.iin;;.i
uarrawer. .1 amks w. ulainks
ho Mcluuley bill.
urow
lel.cis ou
od from the society's last report that it
bas added lo Its charities a sort of
midnight mission to Ibe outcast Lon
dou cats.

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