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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The state journal. — 3 September 1875

Tli& State Journal FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER S. 1875. OLD BLAMFORD CHURCH. Tbe following beautiful linn are attributed to Tyrone Powors, the Irish comedian, who was lout on tlio ateamer President : Thou art crumbling to dust, oM pile, Tbou art hastening to tbe fall ; And round tbee in thy loneliness, Clings the try to the wall ; Tbe worshippers are scattered now , . Who knelt before thy shrine ; And silence reigns where anthems rose, In tbe days of "Atild Lang Syne." And sadly sighs the wandering wind Where oft In years gone by. Prayers rose from many hearts to nira Tbe Highest of the High. Tbe tramp of many a busy foot. Tbit sought thy aisles, la o'er. And many a weary heart around Is still forevermore. How doth Ambition's hope take wings, How droops the. spirit now? We heir hear the distant city's din, Th'i dead are mute below; The sun tlint shone upon their paths Now gilds their lonely graves, The zephyrs which once fanned their brows TLe grass above them waves. U! con! 1 we call the...

Publication Title: State Journal, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The state journal. — 3 September 1875

"If there are Angels I know that Tom "Will Bee Em." Plain Tom. It might have been more than Tom once, when he was a babe, and bas a lather and mother, come one to care lor him, even it the? had but Utile love lor him. After thev died alter he was turned out on the wido world to fight his own way ; to hunger for lood, to yearn tor sympathy and kind words, his natpe was "Tom." It was came enough for a wait a ragged, hungry boy who received more kicks than pennies, and who used to sit on the postofQce and try to remember when any one had spoken a kind word to him. The boy sometimes wondered and pon dered over the words sympathy,' 'mer cy1' and "charity." He heard people use them the same people who cuffed him about and were content to sue him in rags. lie thought the words must mean something away off something he could not grasp then, but might approach when he had grown to man's estate. It Tom's voice had sadness and sorrow in it as he cried "shine I" or il it had exultation ns shout...

Publication Title: State Journal, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The state journal. — 3 September 1875

The State Journal. FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 3. 1875.' LOCAL NEWS. The now portal card li to be cream white. The Globe-Deraocrat's tollan harp is still si IcnU St. Louii Republican. Judge Miller I holding eourt in Morgan county . Likely be there all the week. Tbe new Southern Methodist church Is rap dly receiving Iti interior finish. Mra. John D. Russell, of Sedalla, Is In the city visiting relatives and friends. Only think of 111 Jeff. Davis going up North as far as Callaway to make a speech! "Dear me. how fluldly he talks." said Mrs Partington, recently, at a temperance meeting. All the empty bottles found on tbe lake shore near Chicago, shouldn't be credited to Donald- son. The arbitrators of the lessees' differences are still waiting to have those differences definitely pointed out. The United 8tatcs Attorneys of this district are as busy as sailors getting roady for the term of court which commences next Monday, The pick pocket brigade, following Barnum's hippodrome, Is said to be tho ...

Publication Title: State Journal, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The state journal. — 3 September 1875

Our Broken-Down Families. The Southern States ore not onlv strewn with the wrecks of political, social, nod in dustrtnl systems, but also with the wrecks of the pood and preut old lamilies that came down from colonial times and inn 1 1 it u ted so many high, historic hnracter to illustrate and adorn the annals oi the now world, Broken-down families ! They are in every city, county and neighborhood of the South. The descendants ot statesmen, warriors and notable old colonial and rev olutionary instances, reduced almost to beggary, Take Virginia ! It is melancholy to trace the decadence oi those many grand old families which hare made her social life the admiration nl all the synonym ot honor, refinement, hospitality. Broken, scattered, impoverished 1 The descend ants ol many of the best peeple are in ab solute want New people novi homines lord it over them, and they, leel deeply humiliated. Human nature, is human na ture, and these people feel that they are in a false position ; that...

Publication Title: State Journal, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The state journal. — 10 September 1875

Journal. Ine VOL. 3. JEFFERSON CITY, MO., FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10. 1875. NO. 38 State WEEKLY STATE JOURNAL, Published Every Friday 11Y N. C. HURCII. j Term, of Subscription t jtingl copies, per ycat Clubs of ten per year Clubs of twenty, per year IWAKIAI1LY IN ADVANCE. n so 1 25 1 00 Br. 0. A. THOMPSON, WILL PRACTICE MEDICINE AND SURGERY. Room 3. Frank Schmidt's Building. DR. JXTO. BAUER, , physician & Surgeon. QfOffico and residence in Lamkin's now building, opposite National Exchange Bank. fap25-lv. HENRY NITOHY REAL ESTATE AGENT, JEFFERSON CITY. MO. BUYS AND SELLS LANDS ON COMMIS sion, Pay Taxes, Redeem Lands Sold for Taxes, Procure Patents. &c. Office over White fe Janvier's store, High Street dec.27 72hf FRED ROMMEL, DEALER IN Books & Stationery PERIODICALS, BLANK BOOKS, CHRO mos, Wall Paper and Pictures. Picture Frames made to order. Agent for Fairehild's Gold Pens. All orders will receive prompt at tention. HIGH STREET. ee.27.'T2-iv Jefferson City, Mo Busch. & Be...

Publication Title: State Journal, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The state journal. — 10 September 1875

t. ts tt JI i: it ' 5 " ..V T.?iq Stato Journal l'RIP.W. , SKd-TKMl'F.R b. 1875. tf tin ' H i--!.! ' 1 tVm icra-v .f Itis-miri had t.ave bcrn to'd fifteen year !!) t!-.r.t tlscy would bo fuiTii 1 suberiilir. .r and votim: tn- mi anli-shivt-rj- c mstirutit.n mid t tax tin iiisrhe for the Mirpert rf "nhrs-er would l.i.ve 1 en t'.rlr answer What ; .)i i :i;: una: m. v.'.wn ,v.ir it ii. it rot: :;e.x. Our d:tntct'c!i: r in'r.'npor'ry fir.-s of t'li! fo'lo'.v i:i;r : Thi! St7 .T(i!"::s i. is never i i g 1 Imni T. vii -ii :i " i -ily .itim'tti" :' IV gout hm i i:--.V"i: t ntfi'la;:: !.: Jl..' lovnvv i-.'.v Her ::, :i beJtvr I' !':.: solves I i h gar. The- Sr.. of liis ill; r m : ' j I ; i ;x pap. r !' li;!V ill' I'.''. We :iny'-ty ' ' ' 1 iniit i!lo'.i' 1 -;i:i-':. - detain such ialivr-h ". 1V l!l, eor owaci.-; n '.' 1 1 .,' r im-lio freedom i f ti e iri-j'Voi'. and art lo ii" :iti:;;,y : ' I::. !.' I ji ol lrei'mca. '1 hi to 14 routmnn t rd. r hi this, rsper! !. I", w r.M I people t i 1 ...

Publication Title: State Journal, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The state journal. — 10 September 1875

' kv 1 ' "7 , iw the o'nru.ir.n fviwi. Solly lirlji !it the air sbnvo me, Sot a elond Ike mlm ktr show: Far swsy the faint horizon TlWdeth with the lake below. . There a sntl on yon blitn water, P(t1n(( annthwnrd from tny (jaw. Tinted by tlic veil of azure. Which enfolds those Autumn-dry?. Swinging out Int.) the Mii'.shino, Life seems all with lit.? aglow ; Sinking hack Int.) tV.e shadow " Bring' tin s.T.Kkr.iiu taatiahls of jvmp. Oil t the luxury of drraLili -; In this Ii!ilb.n-S'.!!v.i:irr time, 7hen the train, with fa'idrs tccuii'i-. Gladly waves them into rhyme. Nerdrth now no furtdvii lo'tn To becalm l!;? v. rnrr tvilinl. For this ft!!!, blur air seems filled with ' Iretrn ct rest and Jay entwined. Not ft u'igo Itst if f.iinir.;,-, Not a shadow mo.i.v.i .-'ia-.-.-.; ITcre and llioro tho rij-r- fruit drop'rio? Just onpiot'"? li.o fail rirose. Hem !-i v.-.iU IJf. t ;.'! rr.1 ntr:.w Sleep, for.tii n. f.ir i'.wnv ; Xot a tlionjht of tl. m I'u'.J i'nvl;"n The it -h brait!;- His day....

Publication Title: State Journal, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The state journal. — 10 September 1875

The State Journal. FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 10. 1S75. LOCAL NEWS. Lets have that dyke built by oil moans. Governor Fletcher hag gone to Washington J lio gourds st HI on duty and every thing loveir. Corn In the fleld at'ccntsperbushel. now that? Prof. Lnmktn ha removed In family to Oil' norma. evala expects to produce this rear bullion to the valuo of 925.000,000. The geologist to Brazil la to have a annual alary of 910,000. Jeff. Davis Is announced for lecture in Bos- ton this winter. Heard 'he latest slang phrase f It's "I'll talk It over with Susan." What! 22.000 more Spanish soldiers for Cuba? rlty the poor wretches. Ilannay o( the Vcriiiiles Gnzetto Is on the lookout for a mule-buyer. Hannay of tho Versailles Gazette is alanine tor mo' rain. Do vou want a job of rrintlng of any kind? no 10 me .journal office. Jefferson City liquids do not set well on the stomach of a Sedalia officer. The. officers and "bloods'' of St. Louis are considerably on the shoot of late. A frightful number of b...

Publication Title: State Journal, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The state journal. — 10 September 1875

Tho State Journal. FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 10. 1875. FAIIM AMD FAMILY. The Karmir Kins. IY OKOROF W. DUNOAY. Tbe farmer sat In his old arm-chair, Rosy nnd fair, Contented there, "Kate, I declare," lie said to hia wife, who was knitting near, "Wo need not fear The hard times here, Though the leaf of life is yellow and sere. "I'm the king and you are the queen Of this fair scene, Those fields of green And gold between, These cattle grazing upon tbe hill. Taking their fill.' - And sheep so still, Like many held by a single will." "These bar nyaid fowls aro our subjects all; I Thev heed the call, And like a smiall. On fast wings fall. Whenever we scatter for them the grain. 'Tts not in Tain , We live and reign jf ' Iri this our happy and calm Domain. x -. "And whether the days be dim or fine. In rain orhine, These lands of mine, These fields of thine, In cloudy shade and In sunny glow, Will overflow With crops that grow, When gold Is high and when it 1s low. ' Unvexed with shifting of stocks ...

Publication Title: State Journal, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The state journal. — 10 September 1875

fit': i", ' . v.; ifr I'. ' ft' i u I United States District Cottrt. Monday, S( t. C. TUo United Males Pd-trlcf Court, f.ir iho Western District of Jlis.ourl. Hon. A. Kn k'-l, Judge; Jam's S.lJatsfnrd. United States Atlor nev; A. S. Knkrl. ClerktGco. Smith, Mar-ha mot and organized yotcrdiiy morning. The following p.inm-1 of pnnd J-'"''"' v'a ' sworu nnil rlmrjjrd: James M. Miller of ITomy. Tt. 8. Wilke..-. Lawrence. W. II. Lnnjr, Weirder. Geo. Co'lry. I'ii!st ki. . Anthony Morion. Pn.-hanan. I. J. Griffi:!:. Clay. Joliti W.iPoysc. Cn-roll. II. C. Wiili-iiK. l)r.t. . W. L. Snidnw, Hickory, J. P. . rn:?U ( I'In't". IJ. 1 Holland. P.ueb-.iian. Win. Cook. Andrew. tannic! Turner, PciL-lr-. Then. Tuni'scn, J:i. V-;m. Anion ttrj-noM.s. (thitriinn. W. H. C.iivoii.l'.a. .T.C.Crt,. Vi'i-;-:,!. I'riiiik f-to.-kmnti. J.'i-roer. KJtnunJ Alien. P.iyi- s. Thomas Keel, Grc - no. Mr. J. A. Criliiili of Cl.iy County v:i, appoin ted Pore-man. 'mr. cn.vrtc.i The jury was then oln-rd. Tn his ici;i:iil;...

Publication Title: State Journal, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The state journal. — 10 September 1875

- )-.'" e-.Te-'-. .'. -ii ' in iim lii.W. i'i ni.ff,.;,. ,ii, j, ,. ,,i,. ,' ' - l V f fit 1 c Tha State Journal. 1 FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 10. IS7S. ' LOCAL NEWS. City full of court lers. Thn streets ma becoming quite dusty. The steamer F.mijle Lewis passed down nt noon yesterday. Jeff. Pavis will visit Jiff. City mid then call on JoU. June.'. Mi Fannin Hardin and s Alice lloon arc vUliln? friends In the lM-rdom. Rnv. AV. O. Ready n: J wife 'returned from Viltsbur;: yesterday. Tin Tribttun peoplo cotn'tionce 11101 lire i'it' their now quarters In Brar-i Hall t wlay. Frederick Poti",ln. jr.. is n member of tlie capital police forco of Washington, I). C. . The bummers commenced pathoi'lie; tit Ful ton lastvirk.n'iiK-lpatliiRttrii-b harvo't dm in'.' fair week. Feeders arr coi'.iit? Ii1 IjivIi?s and o'hrr counties of Nor:h Missouri, mid fe: dlnjr corn, which thov buy at ?I0 an acre X"W that the snards nro beins p aid oif, U is louud lh:'t the h"s"os iiio not near so much bo hind with tb 'ir ...

Publication Title: State Journal, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The state journal. — 10 September 1875

AFFAIRS OP AN EX-COLLEC-TOlt. Reports that lie lias Absconded and li's Property Seized. Sr. Joe, Mo., Sept. 1. Tho sensation ul tho day hero is the legal proecedinirs be gun against U. li. Wilkinson, lute United States revenue collector, by hiseredtors in this city. Wilkinson has been absent near ly month. He started east when Com missioner Meyer reported him delinquent in his accounts, lie was expected back to turn over his office to day. but ho did not return. Late this afternoon the Bank ot St. Jo seph brought suit against him hv attach ment to recover the sum of $7,000. The Hank ol St. Joseph is under the manage ment of Messrs. James W. and Calvin F. limns. Tho uOadavil recites that the plaintifls haye good reasons tobeleire and do believe, that Wilkinson has absconded and that he is endeavoring to nniKC way with his property with the Intention to de fraud his creditors. All Winkinson's property was nttached, including tho Herald office. Ot course a delivery bond will be given b...

Publication Title: State Journal, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The state journal. — 17 September 1875

.tie State Journal VOL. 3. JEFFERSON CITY, MO., FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1875. NO. 39 ) WEEKLY STATE JOURNAL, PuttisJxii Sviry Friday BY N. C BURCII. Terra, of Subscription I ilngl copies, per yew ,1 00 Clubs of ten per year Clubs of twenty, per year INVARIABLY 131 ADVANCE. 1 29 1 00 Dr. C. A. THOMPSON, WILL PRACTICE MEDICINE AND SURGERY. Room 3. Frank Schmidt's Building. Physician & Surgeon. JQr Office and residence in Lamkin's new building, opposite National Exchange Bank. rap2ft-ly. HENRY NITCHY REAL ESTATE AGENT, JEFFERSON CITY. MO. BUYS AND 8ELL8 LANDS ON COMMIS sion, Pay Taxes, Redeem Lands Sold for Taxes, Procure Patents. &c. OlHce over White Janvier's store, High Street dec-27 ,2hf FRED ROMMEL, J DEALER IN Books & Stationery M mOS, Y illl i niTCt , , . , ' Innl tnr VallvhiM'S rrarnes muuo w vine. - - Gold Pens. AU orders will receive prompt at- lCnUn- IUGH STREET, c.27.'72-iv Jefferson City, Mo Busch & Beckers. Chicago Lumber Yard, Cor. of Main and Jefferson Sts...

Publication Title: State Journal, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The state journal. — 17 September 1875

The State Journal. FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 17. lS7fil I II I PH III III II Hill Hill II HIII1IIW IIJJ Well. v". They are nil "technically innocent, until proven guilty, hut aro they above fus;ii-fin ? l-'iniieU 1. . M milt on insists mi prosecuted l'"V libel that lit! 111 :i v vli:t TilMti tailed to. prove Senaon- Thiiriiian is n living witness that the Democracy of Ohio is mil u ray-mmi-i-y parly nid tlio only one. If our good friends in llicki are iiul c.irclu! thev will maki ry county I'or tin-in-. As will e!vcs mi unenviable reputation ho seen lv ;i h-tt'T elsewhere iinnilicr terrible clime was recently perpetrated there, growing out of the NolV.iL'U" r feinl. A lew had men, of desperate chariieler, by sueli la ie,s conduct will very shortly bring everlasting disgrace upon a rotttity, n-nd ruin its growth and pronpci ity lor vears. Stop, it liiemls. JEFF. COMES AXD GOES. Well ! Our thrifty eily has Iieen visited by Jell' Davis, and its people oulit to lie happy. We may saleiy say u la...

Publication Title: State Journal, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The state journal. — 17 September 1875

. AN OBITtARY. It In doubtful If anything In the obituary lino hai exceeded In all respects thin, from tin East ern Exchange : TUB WASHKItWOMAN'S Ct1tl.t. It was ft washerwoman's chIM Had swallowed VnrU green ; ' ."And oh, dear midst my mother dear, My day are o'er I ween. "I leela the'ftrlpcs upon me now. Alaal there la no hope. My wlttals seem a botlin' round In barrel of soft sonp. "And Death Is wrlngln' out my soul, And stnrehed full stiff I'll bej And when to-morrow'a sun shall rise, That sun I shall not see! "Bury mo not In Totter' field, Nor ye.t in Greenwood's sward, For one's too low, and the other I know Dear mother, you can't afford. "No coffin shall yon buv for me, Nor yet no costly casket, But lay your daughter down to rest Within some old clothes-has ket. "Oh, plant a washboard nt my head : And clotlics-pins strew around, To mark tbo spot where I am laid Beuealu the cold, cold ground." The Money Circulating: in Great Britain ami hi the United States. If our raj money d...

Publication Title: State Journal, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The state journal. — 17 September 1875

The State Journal. FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 17. 1875. LOCAL NEWS. Charlie Rons may yet bo found. Tlie "music In the air" Is liout to begin. Remember who are friends and who enemies. The listen school will be well attended this session. Cold night. Fever nnd ague In the atmos phere. Sickness in the country about Brazlio. Chills and fever. Dr. Mathews is progressing rapidly with his new improvements. Miss Ella Ridgeway has gone to St. Louis on a visit for a few months. The editor ol the Tribune Is much Interested In the Ohio campaign. The duel between Edwards and Foster con tinues to be the topic for the press. The St. Joe Gazette has a very complimenta ry notice ol Major John L. Bittlnger. The Methodist Church (South) Is to be dedi cated about the second Sunday in October. The Capital Star Mills are receiving wheat and shipping flour In lame quantities, daily. The greenhax Democrats are down on Joe. Stephens for Governor, and yet they don't like Hardin. Joseph Stampfll is supposed to be los...

Publication Title: State Journal, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The state journal. — 17 September 1875

The State Journal. FKIDAY. SEPTEMBER 17. 1875. United States District Court. Friday, Sept. 10. Terrsnce O'Brlan, charged with dealing in tobacco without paying special tax, entered a plea of guilty, and wm assessed a fine of 910 and costs. Case of the United 8tates vs. Thomm Hun tor and J. Dudley Shields, charged with telling liquor to Indiana, were dismissed. Motion to consolidate Indictment against D. A. Ferneman and F. A. Hasselman, first, "for failing to erace and obliterate the stamps, etc., on 'package of dlstillwl spirits," and second, "for removing tax paid and warehouse stamps from packages without destroying the same," Into one indictment ; Also Indictments "for neglecting to make en tries in their books as rectifiers and wholesale liquor dealers," and "for concealing distilled spirits," into one indictment, were taken up. The motions were argued by Mr. Karnes on the part of the defendant and by U. S. Attor ney Botsford. It was agreed that the motions were addressed to the...

Publication Title: State Journal, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The state journal. — 17 September 1875

United States District Court. Monday. Sept. 12. In case of Die I'nlted States vs. Julin 1.. Bit linger, the Court held that tho indictment charging defendant wiih obstructing the admin istration of ntlce in tli-;UnltJ States bv at tempting to Induce a witness to abscond, was sulllelent, mul overruled the ilrmurrer. The point tipnn which tlie demurrer was raised seemed to be that the indictment did not charge that the person the defendant is necued of In ducing to abscond win subpcenicd. It wn held bv the Judgo that the service of asubpcinadid not make a person a witness In one sense, though it was the Instrument by which ho was designated as a witn?es in another sense The iltietstlon was not without itsdifllcultics, and he preferred to let the indictment stand nud de termine finally ns to its snflieieney In u trial or investigation into the facts. Defendant thereupon entered a plea of not guilty to the Indictment. In Vnlted Slate vs. Kiclit Barrels of Whisky (of Fcineinan & Co.)...

Publication Title: State Journal, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The state journal. — 17 September 1875

.1 The State Journals . 1 .. '.V : , I. TOIDAY. SEPTEMBER 17 1875. Dry nnil dusty. Gen. Sherman proposes to rewrite his memoir. The Kansas City committee took Jed', oil in u big hurry. 4 'X - . Jo'i T. " The transfer company is doing a licavv busi ness of late. Room No. IT ami the High S :lioo need an oilier tencheK ' M t . ' ; ! Horn J. C. Orrlck Is in Die city again on iuM ncss In tlie IT. 8. court. Tlie IT. 8. grand jury have work ahead for another week or two. Wo understand tliatonr trlcnd K. G. Cooper has anotlier heir. And tho sound of the school ht'll is again heard in the land. Gen. Johu 1). Gray U in tlie city an a witness before the grand Jury. ' The Andrew county Republican la cmphnti tally opposed to the hew constitution. Hon. Samuel T. Glover is In tho city in at tendance on the United States Court. lion. Jefferson Davis and suite left for Kan sas City by tho early Monday morning train. 4 nn 'It HU- Fine weather for tho grasshopper districts, es the corn a chauce to mat...

Publication Title: State Journal, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The state journal. — 17 September 1875

THE CLINTON RIOT. Detailed Statement of the Ter rible A ffalr. The Mob Blood-Thirsty and Fu rious. Terrible Slaughter of Negroes. Memphis, Tenn., Sept. 7. Tho follow ing report oi the riot nt Clinton, Miss., last Saturday, was received at Jackson to-night According to wide-extended notice throughout Hinds county, Miss., a Repub lican meeting was assembled nt Clinton lust Saturday. Members of nearly nil Re publican clubs in the county were in iit-tendance-with many women and children. A barbecue was announced, and arrange ments made to feed 3,000 persons. Near ly this nnmber were in attendance. Every precaution was taken to have nn orderly and successful meeting. The Clinton au thorities had the appointing of many po lice, and the regulations prohibited the sale ol intoxicating liquors. At hall-pnst one p. m.. the procession filled upon the grounds and speaking commenced ten minutes therealter. Democratic speakers being on the ground and usking tor a di vition ol time in the interest...

Publication Title: State Journal, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
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