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CD .ITION, LA., MARCH 22.1890
WEATHER REPORT.
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Mam le auWte. Na
ise pleatigir the erder of the
day.
The week rse.perig the Court
homes was emed this week.
Our pris is rapidly flling up
wL iie, Ismrs els 11 sulalS.
g tbms are ptting forth new
e,, ud Mackberries are bloomi
Or f end Pesmton Dur is down
S grippe. Hope he willsoo
kbe al ghtagai .
binreld Curt, Jury tere, for
Wasidagtm perish, wll open at
raHnb ton met eadiay.
The spring thee ha comm, gen
tde Amie. It aomemenced last
?hemda mmrag, at 5 o'clock.
We regpe to learn that our aged
frend Mr. J. U. Allison is lying
dameprenely e al sieseidsoe seven
The ftrm wok ot the Town Hall
Lig h wE be whm coapleted.
3w-Mayer Val Gulaotte, of New
O eas, ad Capt. Gs. Aueola,
-eired T'Imday evenlag, on a
'spase visit to their sany friends
Messes. Dspe and Thompern, of
Manie.le, peialSylagvisttoCor
sgtom yesterday. Wereturn thanks
to the 1.t .med gentismam for a
e bish - o aroakers.
Ist a ptup job? Dr. Leon's
~eai s wir mik. yes Lnug til
yew bas ashes, sad thn the doe
mar e give ye a plaster that wil
ae it. ow's that?
Dusi.- laCeragton, La., em
Th. sday, Mareh 20, 1830, at A.
u., Ma.k Lloyd, la the 46th year
of her age. The deosesed had been
owr a leag tie, and bore her
oeing with Christiam reiga
eit s.
0.e s Nays estauraut, oppo
-ie the rainrad depot, for dedids
myaes Coak eyslems, o the half
ser, r served i ay yle. Tay
ew rastsarast is ulpplied with thl
best ef edibles to be had in the
New Orlean market. Meals served
at ar bors, at moderate prikcs.
We oea atlletlom to the advertise
meat, in smnoher oalnsa.
The prelimary examination of
G. W. Adams, acused of poison
sg Joeh Steord is Wal.ington
psal, tookplee at the Courthouse
a Covwigton, last Saturday, before
Judge Jas. M. Lhompsoa. The
aseted was represented by Jos. A.
ced, madDitset A#noraey Boulvar
wh ds appeared feor the State.
A l.e umber e witnesses were
i, ile di- g a lamber of
meoa Iens pot, aad at the elose the
Judge took the ase muader advise
beat.
A bppp emee.oma last Wednes
day evenig was the marriage of
Mr. Wiow C. Grfa sad iss
Mary L. Ledl, ds.ghter of the late
Mr. 1akm Leal d sad mister of Mrs.
L D. Davrs.
The sememay wasr perirmed in
as up.ig mper by lve. F.
MatlEs, pastor of Gamma Settle
mae t Chreb, at the raesidce of
Mrs. Grds, only rselatves of the
outady g part- bet p rat
The yoes couple have .ay
ware friends who wish themI a srn
desfl sad happy iise.
We L.. so saebowlede the re
Sps of a pises of the wedding cake
sad teder - hearty eosgeatala
These are several kinds of al
arm es, bht is aay respeets the
wP eerebe is the mostlaterest
de the on. 3 emised by a pow
ales-soUpe it resembles in
fora the o.eamptlok ad paemo.
ale aebdr, but ht is fara oe- n
ve thea theme i Its meemuta.
Seo aaemly agile is It that it is al
set *ps-sdle to ellow its me
times eves with ost powermt
IgaeeMr. It breeds at the rate of
thommais a vsle, sadet so isan
/eelua siy 3aW that oy a faint
seMime of itsform av be seen, even
wh a riseseope of 5000 dism.
Gesae Ymsams.-Gtdie yeems
aeoar ,awdemah of thee.
be led with nobl deeds
set ase. Seeoemmead ýass
Ces Coas to some sick tried,
an ye warl have ome good act
to yea credit Pe sale at
ýIý OIaaittL1s
Self-preservation is the alit law
of nature; all other laws are of sec
ondary consideratlon. You cast
plank to a drowning man and he
clutches it, without pausng to. ask
you whether you got it from the
fence of a saint or a sinner. There
is no time then for misguided fas
tidiousgess. Prompt action, re
gardless of political expediency,
must be had when human lives are
to be saved. In our opinion Mayor
Shakespeare was right in accepting
the Lottery's money, and Governor
Nicholls, in not aooepting it, made
the greatest mistake of his life. He
must be losing his mind.
Sinace our last issue three bad
breaks have occurred in the levees,
one at Nita plantation, in St.
James perish; one at Peos Grove,
in eBst Carroll parish, and one at
Live Oak Plantation, in Plaque
mines perish. The river at New
Orleans is several inches above high
water mark, butit is thought the
worst has bee reached, and by
constant work, aight aad day, the
city will soon be out of danger.
After Gov. Nicholl's refusal to
accept the Lottery Company's gift
of $100,000, Col. A. W. Crandell,
Chairman of the Democratic State
axecutive Committee, wrote to Mr.
Dauphin suggesting that his Com
pay's donation be made directly
to the people of the levee districts.
This was agreed to, and after con
sultation with Chief Engineer H.
B. Richardson, Col. Crandell ap
portioned the amount to the vari
ou parishes, which was thankfully
received by the people, with the
exception of two parishes, which
reported that they were not in im
mediate need of funds.
The entertainment at the colored
school house, last Wednesday night,
by Dr. Leon's minstrel troupe, for
the benelt of the Town Hall fund.
was largely attended by the elite of
Covington. The performance was
excellent in all respects, all the
members of the troupe acquitting
themselves in a highly creditable
manner. Special mention is due
Prof. Joseph Francis, the one-leg
ged song and dance man, whose
performance was wonderful to be.
hold. With the aid of his crutches
he gives a irtdas clog dance.,
and he is doubtless the liveliest
one-legged man in the country.
The lame audience were highly
pleased with the entire performance.
Dr. Leon deserves the thanks of
the entre commuity for his gen
erous action and diisnterested pub
lic spirit, in helping as to build our
Town Hal-he donated the entire
recepts of the evening for that pur
pose-and he has certainly won our
las.l.g gratitude. He will remain
here the rest of the week, and all
who have not done so should get a
bottle of his family medicine. Even
if there is nothing the matter with
you now, there will be some day,
and as Toodles says, "ite bandy to
have in the house." The hundred.
who have tried it, and come back
for more, is sufcient evidence of
its wonderful curative properties.
The doctor will leave here for Pur
vis next Monday, and we commend
himtotheeitiaes o tht town as
a re.iable and truthftd l gentlemsau,
sand bis famly medicine as all that
he represene it o be; and Jake
Kilrain, who is s~aylng at Purvis
for the present, might try one of Ida
plasters with henesciml results.
If Dr. Imon should ever eonelude
to come beck this way. he can rest
assured of a heerty welcome. In
the meantime his family medleie
wil be for sle at Helits' dr~g
The Grand Lodge ot Loamisna,
Knights at Honor, held its annual
session in New Orles last week,
with reprsentativesfrom otythree
lodges present The business re
ports showed that tea lodges had
bees Ltituted daring 1889, aad
there were $1962.68 in the treasury.
The Chicago Herald shows that
despite all the outcry. of men like
lagalls there are just as many votes
suppressed itheNorth as in the
8outh. In Chcago it says that the
big Republican merchants post no
ti.es during a campaign .n their
stores ia ning hundreds of clerks
that they would IUke for them to
vote the Republican tieket. The
cerks are not slow to take the hint
and voto as their bosses dictate.
The same thing is dones in factories
and mills of New Eanglad, the men
being made to understand that their
plac d on their casiing
their o as their aem yers
reet, while the Sothearn p r
siply request their egroes to re
maS - n the ields ad not rote at all
on election day.
Capt. John Pfttevent, President
of the east Loisiana Railroad, is
Suest at the Commrcial House,
CARD OF THANKS.
Covnr rox, LA., Mach 21, 1890.
Allow as, the umdersigned Buildiag
Gemmitase. to scknowledge the receipt
of $33 . the ross proceeds of the es
tertaiament so kindly gives by you on
the 19th inst for the beneft of our
Town Hall funi
Tbhe ielemesoy of te weather sad
the short sotiee gives alone prevented
a larger attendanee; but if the people
of C.agton bad entered as cheerfully
sad heartily into our project as you
have done. Doctor, the reesipts would
have been at least doubled.
My dear sir, in the name of the peo
ple of oar beautiful and fast-growing
Utile burg. allow us the pleasure of
basnk.lg you fr this manifestatios of
your puble spirit--of the disinterested
as and gemerosity ehibited by you. a
perfect stmaggr. in giving this enter
tisueast saJ doeating the estire pro.
ooeds to ou Hall feud.
A stanger you eame in our midst,
preeeded, t is true by tales of yonr
genearoSty to Amtl, Brookhaven sad
other towrs, but a stranger you es
sever hereafter be to the people of Cov.
imgtoa, and to'us, at leat, the ame of
Dr. Leso will be cherslhe as the oe*
berme by a ieagr.heartsl. publio-pirlt.
ed man, and we feel that we re-echo the
heartlt" wish of the entire eooemmity
when we msy. 'Sod speed the. Dr.
By the eommlttele
Faacsue A. Gvlor. Mayor.
. Fascz.
U. J. uars,
Aldermes.t
FROM MTRANGL
Mr. Editor-Thanks or your kindly
oemaemt, and nlavitaton to some adgain,
as als for your sauggestion of "geainius."
Bat
When eeo is ehilled thao' to the glanrd,
Or. as pn'd my, forem A" to "Is.ard."
Hi. pet lowers wilted by the wizzalr
From whose tyaleo reign he'd fled
To vaunted suulsa, but iustead
Of suashlue is oosfroatel by
The verg foe he late did fly
The same ld tyrant, all anactssored.
A fleee, sutamel Northwestern bli
enar-
Blaak eseshrseasUona an laepire
The Maus. No skill at doth require
Of 'GOeius." to produoe a .oem.
From epilogue up to the proem
The upoetio laspiration
Was dowaright, adilate metioa.
Mandevillei L. I March 19. llaO.
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THE SULLIVAN DECISION.
A dispatch from Jackson, Miss.,
Msreh 17, says: In the ease of
John L.. Sullivan, for prize fighting
in Mississippi, the Supreme Court's
judgment is that the decision is re
versed and the erse remanded, Sul
ivan tobeeldunder his bond to
answer such indictment as may be
found at the next term of court.
The case of Bud Rensud, of New
Orleans, as siader and abettor in the
Sullivan fight, was similarly de
cided.
In pursuance of the action of the
Legislature of Mississippi, Gov.
Stone has issued his proclamation
for the election of delegates to the
Constitutional Convention, the elec
tion to be held July 29.
MANDEVILLE ITEMS.
MANar n.s. March 20. 1890.
Eorroa Sr. TAxxArY FAuxNa:
Ourlittle city has a real sensation in
the advent, through year cldaumn of a
*"Stranger' within our gates. ",Who. .nd
where l her" Is the query on eyes r
tongue aJd your correspondent being
the recipient and transmitter of society
note s ad news in general. was supposed
to know. und consequently he wee del
agued with questions. How should 1
knew? Bat, as uaal, willing to please
my numerous Mandeville frieees, I
snated out in the Columbus role, and
this, se.ording to the best authority at.
binable, is what I discovered: He was
born at the North pole, a great many
years ago. With a nasu leve for
tavel, he early sought the Wild West,
where, with his ewobe experience. be
ali tmedaen aeqaistamnee with, and
distrst for, Blislards. Leaving them
for the Orient he was for yesar attached
to tbhe Royal Guard of an Eastern 81.
ton. Later, on a tour of invoetigation
aroaen the world, he teoehed at ear
charming shores and was immediately
impressed with the rare lovellese ofour
avineameats. With preconceived no
tiesa of men, women, and tliyp goner
afly he lad he be, he tots me. material
for a descriptive pen, end hua deter
mined to remain In oer midst. Wheth
er s ' ..rsnger" or ae of as, depends.
Our town is alwas o a boom, and
the lake lse. 'rass..
Miss Hastings, neio of ex-Presi
dent Cleveland, on her trip home
to New York, recently passed
through Monroe, La. lion. F. P.
Stubbs and the President of the
"Original Fifteen" gave Miss Hast.
iage quite an ovation on her arrival
at Monroe. Numerous invitations
were extended her through these
gentlemea, sad the rarest lowers of
the belle of Ouachita were present
ed to her. She was chaperoned by
a gallant number of LouIsianians,
Co. George Moorman, ex-United
States Marshal, of New Orleans,
Col. J. M. Foster and J. Clint
Hanltsn, of Shreveport, J. H. FPal
liove and Hoe. H. C. Stringfellow,
of Caddo, and Hoa. C. C. Daven
port, of Morehouse pariah.
TWO OFFICIALS.
Lity Item.1t
The letters helow from the chief
executtre ollcars of the State and
city sharply outline sad painfully
contrast the fitness of men for dis
charging high and responsible du
ties. One either bound by strong
prejudice within a limited range of
sympathy, or ready to jeopardise
the public weal in order to score a
political point; the other placing
as the first consideration the safety
of the people and the protection of
their property.
Yesterday the Item published the
generous and most opportune ten
der by the Louisiana Lottery Com
pany of New Orleans of large sums
to assist in averting a dire and im
minent peril from the State and
city, to which the corporation thus
acknowledges its obligations and
its loyalty.
Governor Nicholls curtly refuses
this helping hand so kindly extend
ed, preferring a reason for his
grave assumption of authority that
casts a serious reflection upon the
stamina of the people, while it at
the same time has caused his friends
(which is already apparent) to feel
much mortifleation at his lack of
patriotic breadth and sound disere
t4on. He writes:
Exacurriv D .nanrmasr,
STATE OF LOrISIuA,
New Orleans, March 1l, 1890.
To M. A. Dorphin, Esq., President
Louisiana State Lottery Co.:
Sir:-I have received your cam
munication of this date enclosing
the cheek of the Louisiana State
Lottery Company for $100,000 for
levee purposes. On the eve of a
session of the Legislature, during
which the renewal or extension of
your charter will be acted upon, a
luestion vitally affecting the inter
eats of this State, I have no right
to place the people under obliga
tion to your company in however
small degree by my acceptance of
a gratuity fund. I herewith return
your check. Very respectfully,
Fa&crs T. NIcuou.s,
Governor
A very spirited and dignified re
buke to the Governor's usurpation
of guardianship over the morals of
the people is conveyed in the fol
lowing rejoinder :
Orrice LA. STArT Losrtar Co., k
New Orleans, March 15, 1890
To His Excellency, Governor Fran
eis T. Nicholls, New Orleans,
La.:
Your letter of this date is re
ceived, wherein you refuse and re
turn the check for $100,000 which
the Louisiana State Lottery Com
pany had handed to you, the Chief
-Zxecutive of the people of Louis
ians, to be immediately applied to
the averting of the disastrous over
lows with which they are threat
ened. While I am not disposed to
question your Excellency's free
agency in acting as you do, I can
not refrain from saying that the
Louissiana State Lottery Company
is a firmly grounded in the Con
stitgtion and laws of Louisiana as
any institution within its borders.
It is, therefore, as legitimately en
titled to express its sympathy with
the people of Louiislana and to con
tribute to their relief as the Cotton
Exchange, the Ikard of Trade, or,
be it respectfully said, the Governor
of Louisiana himself.
Permit me to say that your Ex
cellency's refusal to accept the con
tribution tendered by this company
is based on an entirely unwarranted
assumption of intentions which
neither you nor any one else has a
right to attribute to it. The com
pany's tender of aid to the people
of the State was inspired by a rec
ognition of actual and pressing
emergencies. Your Exeellency's
fear that if this offer be accepted
by 'you it will impose some future
and binding obligation on the pub
lie implies the very uncompliment
ary inference that the people of
Louisiana are to be swayed in their
decision of questions of vital im
portance to their interests by small
benefactions which have no bearing
on such questions. On this point
I respectfully beg to dissent from
your Excellency's opinion.
Your Excellency may be assured
that this company will not intermit
its exertions to aid the people of the
threatened districts in their efforts
to avert the catastrophe with which
they are menaced. Very respect
fully, your obedient servant,
M. A. DArrImw,
President La. State Lottery Co.
Now for Mayor Shakspeare's
course under identically similar
conditions.
It was to be expected that the
Reverend Mr. Carradine would in
terpose an objection, for in his anti
lottery mania he has not hesitated
to east the most defamatory asper
sions upon those who differed with
him or failed to joiu in his attempt
ed crusade against a lawfully estab
lished institution. But His Honor
points out in seathing terms the
difference between mere lip cbarty
and practical philanthropy. To
the Lottery Company he wrote:
Crrr H&LL, March 15, 1890.
M. A. Dauphin, President Louisi
ana Lottery:
I have your letter of yesterday
in which you, by authornty of your
company, tender the city $50,000
to be used as an emergency fund to
avert the threatened calamity of an
This amount is, I hope, far be
yond what will be required to de
fend the levees. The knowledge,
however, that the eity has a ready
fund at its disposition will make
our work easier.
As yet our means are equal to
ar necessities. When any part of
your contribution is needed I will
call for it.
I thank you for the aid you ten.
der. Respectfully,
Joumra A. SwusrsAns,
Mayor.
Herm is Dr. Carradine's- letter
and the Mayor's reply thereto. We
hope the latter will sink deep in the
hearts of those who criticize others,
but keep their own pockets but
toned up.
New Orleans, March 14, 1890. 4
147 Carondelet Street. j
Hon. Mr. Shakspeare:
I see by the morning papers that
you have accepted $50,000 from the
Louisiana State Lottery Company
to protect our city from overflow.
Allow me my dear sir to ask you,
a gentleman of recognized intelli
gence and integrity, several ques
tions.
First-Do you not see the Infi
nite barm that will be done to us in
the eyes of the world if you receive
the gift of a gambling institution in
our name?
Second-Do you realize the great
advantage that this received dons
tion will give the lottery na the
"coming struggle" to rid oarselves
of its presence?
Again, is this city so pauperized
in purse and so debased in moral
sentiment that it will allow a gam
bling institution that is a recog
nized curse and shame to protect
and save as in the present emer
geney?
Furthermore, do you not think
that the loyalty and iberalityot the
citizens of New Orleans should be
tested first in a mass meeting and
they be given an opportunity of re
fusing before you accept the dona
tion of an institution condemned by
the moral element of our popula
tion and by the country at large?
Very respectfully,
B. CAIsonmi,
Pastor Carondelet Street Metho
dist Church.
MAToaLTrv or Nsw OusaAss, 4
City Hall, March 16, 1890.
Rev. B. Carradine, Pastor Caron
delet Street Church:
Sa :-I am in receipt of your
communication dated March 14, in
which you inform me that you have
seen in the morning papers that I
have accepted fifty thousand dol
lars ($60,000) from the Lottery
Company to protect the city from
overlow.
Recogniting you as one who has
by his devotion to good works in
this community won the right to
speak for a large sect and question
those whom the people have charg
ed with the administration of af
fairs, I have the honor to reply to
your communication, and shall en
deavor to make myself and the
situation clear to your mind, wheth
er or not I succeed in justifying
myself before you and the eleven
churches in whose name you speak.
First-I do not see the Ininite
harm that will be done by accept.
Ing a gift, since it is gift from a
'sgambling lnstitution." I reallse
that but for the contributions in the
world at large, and especially in
this part of it, of those tainted with
sin, thousands of God's creatures
would be even worse off thsan they
are, and that if every dollar stained
with wine or crime, or was ill got
ten, was cast out, sweet charity's
treasury box would be very empty
and the ranks of the vicious would
be greatly swollen by recruits driv
en to them by dire distress and
poverty. I know that there are
sheltered and cared for now in com
parative comfort many orphans,
aged and sick persons, who but for
the money received from lottery
companies and gamblers would be
in the streets or their graves. I
know, and all the community knows
that there are. in the most comfort
less jail in the United States, (the
police Jail of New Orleans,) many
sick, and with that most pitiable
form of sickness-insanity-a .lass
of people who need the kindliest
and most constant attention, but
who are treated of necessity only
as criminals. Has the community
been able or willing to provide for
them? Has it not had their suffer
ingstoldto it ad nauseam? Has
it not for years seen and passed by
on the other side? Is there an asy
lum of any kind in the city which
is not clamorous for aid hom what
it knows to be as impoverished city
treasury ! Do they not all wrangle
fora greater share of what is pro
vided and demand that more shall
be given? Come to my oflee any
day, question those who administer
the finances of the city, and learn
for yourself how utterly impossible
it is to provide at all for the hun
dreds who apply for relief. Their
needs are so great and the city's
resources so small that I am glad
toget help from anyone willing to
give it, and letme may that in al
most every case the contributor is
a member of the classes you outlaw.
Second-I do not recognize the
great advantage that this donation
will give the Lottery Company in
the "coming struggle." I have
aceepted the gift as I would have
aceepted anybody's gift. I have
neither made nor implied any bar
gain, sacrificed o principle, nor
was I asked to do so. The owners
of the Lottery Company are, as is
well known, men who possess great
wealth, invested in many ways here,
landed property and State and city
securities. These valnes would be
all very much affected by an over
flow. If these owners choose to
make a contribution to avert the
danger, I eannot and will not, with
the responsibility of t50,000 peo
ple and their safety resting upon
me, refuse it for any of the reasons
you give or have suggested. The
"comaing struggle" you speak of is
to be between the Compay and all
who oppose it. My place in this
struggle is not likely to be ques
tioned among our people. Surely
I have often enough given my opm
ion against the Company, though
my reaso.s for ealertaininu such
an opinuio may not eactly coacur
with yours.
Third--"Is the city so pauper
ized in parse sad so debased in
moral sentiment that we will allow
a gambling institution that is a
recognised curse and shame to pro
tect and save us under the present
emergency?" Setting aside the
abstract question of moral senti
Iment, etc., permit me to say that as
to purse it is very much pauperized.
I am giving at the present moment
my personal checks in payment for
labor due on levees. So far as I
have heard, nobody but the Lottery
Company has contributed anything
but moral sentiment to stop the
flood, and that can't stop it. I cer
tainly will, so far as I am concern
ed, allow any one who wishes to
contribute either money, material
or labor towards an important work
like that in hand.
I have little faith in the country
at large doing the great work of
protection. We have tried to have
it done by the Legislature and by
popular vote of property holders.
You know the results. I am ready
now to have it go forward with the
assistance of any and all. The
amount of our obligation to to the
Lottery Company, I may remark,
may be reduced exactly to the ex
tent of contributions offered by you
oranyoneelse. I am afraid the
foods will not wait for the mass
meeting you propose sand for the
collection of the amounts that
might be subscribed. For myself
I have no fear of being thought to
have accepted a subtle or any other
kind of a bribe. I certainly have
no power to accept one il the name
of the people, nor could I bind
thew if I would. In this, and in
all my sets, I am open to criticism.
I do not fear it now, and feel that
in this important emergency I have
acted for the best. Certainly I have
acted for what my judgment and
conscience told me was best.
Jds. A. SnArasvu u, Mayor.
Dr. Carradine has written a long
letter in answer to the above, and
Mkyor Shakespeare has received a
large number of letters from prom
inent citizens, including one clergy
man, warmly approving his course,
and the City Council has officially
sustained him.
PRESS COMMENTS.
Times Democrat: The refusal
of Governor Nicholls to accept the
generous donation of the Louisiana
Lottery' Company of. $100,000 to
protect the levees against the loods
which threaten to destroy them was
a great disappointment to those
whose property is menaced by the
food. These donations should be
accepted at once and the money
utiliaedat the eariest possible time.
Already two levees have broken
and many others are weak and au
certain and unles strengthened,
repaired or heightened, we may ex
pect other crevasses. This money.
promptly distributed and utilized,
may save Louisiana from disasters
like those of 1874 and 1882. which
destroyed tens of millions of dollars
of property and compelled uas to
appeal to the country for relief for
Our suffering and destitute,
Picayune: This act of the Lot
tery Company is warranted by the
emergency which makes extra de
mands for the public protection
upon public and private persons
and corporate authorities. If it shall
result in saving the poor people of
the low-lying sections of the city
from the miseries and misfortunes
that a flood would surely bring up
on them, it would do a good and
gracious work.
City Item: When an official
considers it a part of his duty to
snatch the plank away from a
drowning man, it is fortunate for
those in peril that his oMcial row
era are limited.
States: In this, their hoaur of
sore trial, how gladome the news
must have proven that one hundred
thousand dollars had been placed
at their immediate disposal to en
able them to hold up the weaken
ing levees, which alone stand be
tween them and complete desola
tion! TheStates joins in the bo
rus of thanks that are being uttered
all over alluvial Louisan for the
Lottery Company's timely and ma
aleoent relief fund.
City Item: Rev. Dr. Carradine
may fnd a forcible answer to his
appeal to "test the loyalty and ib
erality of the citizens" in the report
of the efforts of leading citizens to
raise a fund for the purpose of sale
guarding our homes from disease
by removing filth accumulations
from the highways and byways.
After weeks of urgent appal and
much canvassing and solicitation,
the pitiful sam of $.300 has been
secured as against $$6,000, the
minimum sum for which the respon
sible supervisory committee will un
dertake the important task. Here
is an opening for real good work by
the ministers.
Louisiana Review, N. O.: The
action of Governor Nicholls has bees
quite generally condemned, and it
has met with the disapproval of the
city prees. He has certainly allow
ed his hbotility to the Lottery to
crowd his Judgment, for, in a great
emergency like this, the first duty of
-be executive officer is, unquestion
ably, to assist the people in every
possible way: the Lottery'sdosation
was a public tender of assistance to
the people, whose al is at stake In
the defame of the levees, awl what
ever may have been the motive that
prompted it. or effect it might have
upon the question of the extension
*f the Lottery's abarter, are matters
of secondary consideration t this
juncture.
Shreveport Caucasian: What
ever opinion may be entertained of
the Governor's action--ad of corse
public sentiment will be divided on
it-the fact remains that the profer
will prove of just as much moral
benefit to the lottery as if it had
been accepted, and thus it will have
saved its credit anl its money too.
In this view of the ase, from a
prati;cal stlpoint, it were better
for the money to have been accept
ed and utilized.
The New York Herald says: "In
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obeyed their judgment rather than
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democratie ticket in all the South
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