The Memphis Avalanche
asks the Cairoites if they
are aware that the South
has a company of bear-hunters awaiting their arrival at Memphis
, whose special duty it will be to scalp the officers of the Sucker army.
In reply, the Springfield Journal
“ Scalping is not our game.
Our Sucker boys are now on a grand ‘whaling expedition
,’ and if those Arkansas
bar-tenders get some of Uncle Sam's harpoons in their blubber
, they will stop blowing
, and want succors.” --Cairo
.) Gazette, May 30