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VOL. 2. IA''ON ROUGE, LA., T11UZSIDAY, .JUNE 24, 1.880. NO &3
I IV. 3 '6 '3 Ar) INIIY xr LAiW c
SNeil c c, I ', l. Allen, lie':t. y ' l Ilncitcic
Ilncecccz, lii. Mtie'e'lct elentlt 10 liii: t M I oeit tie la' e'il
lii' I lilO iii ci'i'iicclrlut, likt lug k'cctllcciicy ttuindlei 4'iiti
tiileielci, acllot le cll ohec'r niciu.t'i'e n 'chui tag Ilee'
ciiletl m lu111Inte ee l eo tcI ei y eec Neilcer3 In thee piie:lnii
elt' fl'e'e ftlnltoc hetiee. na 2'I 'U111:1
I I p. 1AN(~ . ArrncuacyANhCettNeeKtRc
"(l A I. all-, Ilocllldtunvillln, Its. WVIII prlnc
tee' I: ell l.lc, e t'c leeol.a or thc Stato of Loulclcucc.
rI II( 1o )M 3. L. U I PRE1i A'rrveaNKY
' ccii ('oicwclelor at Law, (Illllve---?. i6, I'lkeic
Plow, Haltlton Iloole, La. Will prml ico In the
So el ' tutu Fiedelera Cote da'
Ii EtICLO( N I ll~fl1)&: IICALIC
AlA rictus KnYt nuced (CMLtreictle ATr LAw. Itflutc
eec Noertlh leouleevardl catrtet, near the pceut offict,
IljeIcc Itonuel, Lac. WIll alenl to all law blutl
osh e'lral tceato thee I nlceem h thlis can tl outllntIy
Itcec'Ieeleet.
A. N. Iltr lt. , (' , Bltv. I. . I ). llc'tlt'.
AVIIOT & LAMON. A IioU
IZ. KlirM AT LAWA\. 0111co on North Ik~ulevardl
eel ced, IRtato:: IMeiIge", Lca, wVlll tte,:ul 1to all
Iaw Iiclt 'ee e'ell:tceloel lee Ittitio th 11i1. this andl .i
1(11111111: l)1r1slhl O .
IIi.l el. I' a ree . . !. 1 . eiacucin.
r . t .M. R![O)13ECRWf4(N.
i AI om e i s l'eUtuaelot' cat Lacuw. OUliIfC
cem Notrt Ilmlilev catl'e ehelrt Iel,licuo IJcigo, I,.e.
WV ll ltcc'.llre' I thce t aeve':ath cude l lglclaecl It
.I ttlle'lcul I el 'lc'l s .
IS. IV. Rnbeln .Ht 4. 111 Reberts10o
t EU, W. lil('KNEIR Attorney~l
1 at. Lccwccnd Notcary Jitclltt Ractein ltctcuic,
I cc. ItusllcceeIcete jenlly attededt to.
ANIDREW JAC(KSO(N.
CjAHiI iIM'.N AND I 11111 I ES-l"'ttaea
) I lcee cveletnall teti iucttaty oel eo t'l &t'l a~
$e'eevill, (itc'iccltallt. A lowt c etai w'cll
ci'tl'u'l eel y tl Mck ofi ( i'atu icugemce Bic l iem'',
I14111 It Iej atel shu a'; 1k4 1; telsmta, 4 teat tcitt't'ilagc't',
I ntlitt s' lIta4gIa'N, e'te. Ii ace vXcaini
eleet"k ctcel atrc'esim ee'leii'ee Jit::'c'lctI.itg else'
itltee' AN )IlAV JIACKSON.
l ~ice'itilte i ºsl ye'5 citit llct'tttes, t'ttttttlaitg
fit lataest' m's Icttl 'a aae'dai lu'etc v eclce cl('
:cceeNc ce':tsetct1elel' pni+ee'.
ANI)lOEW ,JA('KS(IN.
(1 A tll 'I N 51l: IS OffIee jcatly Iea1
cu te:t' rt':'ejc tel I). M. Fat't'y' &. (ee.,
(tetlt unct egaitt I i tici. Pollt' 14611 , 11y'
ANlIltlW JIACKSON.
S l'IlA'. AN) AN o ASNl 'IANE -ly ha.'
Slteogshel'ac ud sthcit'uel, ot' ly :'eltail, tel.
lue tetll Ieºc jijees, bey
* l'I *ll tcai'cc'('(1 11I ieeec', cutati l'Ha eas Stc't'l
HII~triI AN h Ifl \V JACKSON.uON
E1 slIc, AXof' ,1'l: sl'ovc- fol· rrl ll kn wn
"I" mien" Jim., ntoro: M I'unfn t+' Steel
IIees, ('oeluts' teleii tt'l Axe's etu l cthe'
lernitelt, ,'l':ce' caothc ilc ilci iaiem NcI Is,
lceewcler aloofe shoet, Wcceiecauu 'ceru'~. lFccr
leh' Iy' ANlRI'EW ,IA(CKSON.
'4llU N, I IO'A'S AND) IAN - I titU'g
( J telk otfc thlaitc ctaaavt, l'u tilt' lato 10', 1 y
ANIREIW VJACKSON.
yO( I (.lI';--aC steoa'tc rl1 1lcgs el' letc
I I'eell'ee, a il1(%'e'arent ge'ctale'ee, itt loest
1ºrives. ANI)iItl'W ,IACKS(IN.
:ýi1'A '-(t"'c'a Siela's cc ted Slice:: Ia lea's,
Ce 1heel:, cnecl, ill fta'l, cell cia'tirels
ceoltt tIe c y 1leictit'l5. FIlal- sitlae lay'
1itO' I~l~lct, t:1ut 1(-hi~eae' tl~xl ic F'loeet, tal.
t1cc Ioi est. 'clslt alice's, calt stettie' t
- ~ AN! lltl';W .JACK(SON.
S .ci11e: P'et' tle's tottc lRitsset' Potetoettt',
ait ateta'e oel ANDRiEWV JACKS~ON.
Itobt. l'. loreford, M. D.,
I,)1I tl, l hI I l rofnil it l ultnl ir irs to tfill' l-.
i Iu lllu kl 1Illll0 Il)" Ii. i 1III' AII. i I ill y. 0111
lan 1I r ioe Ilhl th llln I I iiL, ,li hn' r A lt Ilrii
hl, wl n SI t f eiI.aI ll1llhl l St.li ahel lllr l wit llt» sl
RIhfrs by pl rtli aninn i n h r. °r..I. thtflinlhon,
Iiln. A . IItrln, Allltr .I llleAknn, W(I . Itig,
itWr. Ir. Ioillll\r hli, M .it 'r V T I'hl1 rrii iuln
1'1o w1r a Ioill-l hr & Mc Nair.i
l lton ltnge,. lon rliv I. l lll, Im.
ilitI ktin twtl I)w11 . C ltlr t l tltYitl r id ilt tny
p ahl,+ it all#,lflf llhtllo n to ll l nrol t1i inndg , himil
in thi ifiti.a ( City ue nio guse.ntla
ndi Jill c h iiiian, t~nlirely w rllrlhy of heilr conti .
d in . ('tiltt 111 l 'Tli(t . ,. 11Fk 'FFIN tile iN.
To Printers.
Wl have t.nit halitdt aFra I nklin Paper utcter
IW 'inl that, E will sll at a i arg l i , INr I shl
,11111 li,d i' llry publishers with d drinksl
hllli Ahh'iill ii dd it h ' Allb A'ITt I ,IAN,
iraton RougeIi , I ,ouIlLanL ,
A CROS TICK.
CHARLES WIECK
Iil\ lug hiust received it largli attllply of
"ure Lake Ice
l nt p rpail rd to ft'ttlih the l ame tol tihr, ntit
ilt ut liand hplllly till lil rntieandl at till he ulto t
,li ina h ruleris. Allort ers i, n 1 ' titi q ulttntinh .
Italoil Iicull, Iort 1nllsonl, iy'ou Sarai, WVii
St-ll,, .lackson ard. CAU , lhilo al tioptly and atint
. ) tild IEtId -Sp City Ice House,
I pn Il rohalf par t lve olcra k inl he moru;ng
.It tl t lll, r'or tIlI llg brkit (hiiutml Ih;itol 'l.
ilight rOK lift k STOiE, U ai g. t.
W. P. KIRBY
ll;,liiy\t revoleian invoice of PriHce & Lucas
S1;1''1"llEIR. Also. the beat MINAERAL
and SODA WA'ATER. Lovers of cold drluk.
an always fIud the above oln ice.
Rio, CorNt dovr it PIKE& 8 ntL..
A CROSS TICK.
rli'un IExtlraclt for the Hlandkerchief;
I% etalic l'rtrhsllge for Pistoil and litlea
I trook C'hill Ctlr', w"r liated i re anlly nde,
hodgers', Wuteuhohln'., Wade t Butcher's
S)il-IielWO, COFtor, .Col and Nieatafnt;
o ),hits and Ends-Soaps, Powders, Paper Shells,
Cigarsi, Laupe, A ..
Oi nit es, Rasors, StiFors and heCrop.
Nt raIti , for mending broken China, ihlas , dc.
At ItROOKS" DRUG STORE, Main St.
IlIl.:Ilt 1 LAT'I) 1V ARE OP;
t, ry hsciriptinu, alt 'Triple and Qundrhualeh.
I'la, .lt. .1illN ,JOllNSiN"R
Rio, Cordova & Santos
illi COFFEE. Clear, 1right and Sound.
CORDOVA COFFEE, Clear, Bright and
ounud.
CORDOVA COPFBtl, lne Old Crop.
SANTOS COFFEEB, ine Old Orop,muperior
At the FYamily i t or d
June 1 -~ UA.~HP IJI,~' t45.
1 I'or I Iii; (l g IijIuliii,
Thr ough II'II i'S Iiilwl 1 1 tli II1 ' H i,
M a 1~ lit 11i4,11 11421 IIr r i i 1 12 1 122'I21
An bridghter tnlollo 'I II lU
I I l li hnnr rlglC ItiI)I il JII J 122 (' 121 11'. 111
il\ll'lgl 211,1r118IIv 111 I rllll,2rc ll. i
hI'll ittlll.2 1111 I'il .ar 2' In~ i'n
An il 112111. 2221 H 2l u 8 111112 lip' 2l
8 III llie 1 '11i 1I1111 2uu 1112 I'\1, I
Iwo Oecades lo Louisiaoa1
A till ii 1%'HI t ti 1011 2g1it ill ,
2)'E oll 1110 i 221111 )'out ' 1221411 ) ;l r p1 l jiI l I.t
Anil G !~ii cn htrtº r l) S ii ,v ;y nor. ~ o i
1'ro 1ic l{i 'I'Ily llgl'l I 111 r III'4lI lii i or'
prcactllev ll, a 1 II l bI 1112 13211 i a 1. Ill 12)1'
tChr 1112 iuuºiil hutll 11,\ ill li1212 ( Iii ho
to urlivo 4 11o it 1121 111 i ii Ii 1.11w
AiwlliI pin ril' 3 t 1122 I I Igiv liH H 1 2
0 111Ž0 ,1 j l'll Il1111161 Ii t11 I ji i iti 2111 1or
11t 1)' 2)1.1 f-'ri i lit Hil to y Ii i l l l4,
IhF tŽ1III111,2111 I -y i II l'I2111 Il gtl ll
Io 1111111 I 'l I.ii: 112 ill II i4IOIF ' 3' 1A114Iii
tli v i t-l 2AND j llPllO 22 gINSl 1- 1211 14I'l l r12 ON -
2r1)1 byº 241112213 jiIo III 1º121' 2 1 IV2'ta
Bato nl 12t1 I' ll l121Ici1 hi) 1 Ig A illl Anl itto
of12111 toIll)l H.icllb2t1l) and 12111 IlIhity iii x 1is
sitill a, 'I'bis claim tors nrlri~c'n ll rest
or2 1 lits ant-k i II Inity, in1Ž' 2ill its IV il
IluX o or 1112l sIaI 1f ' I l)'141121 IInIc
'#ott, 111111 Its 1)1ŽŽ11 2iIl 113' 11212.110 first
rencrh, voy2 a 1) gersiges w Ih I 2211 22ii2'il Clh
ofi 1 the h IIIIomIg F101( II"112 cllllony o
1111 24Il itt 'Iil2 1111W IIt L, i lt 12121 1 In
Sho iii 111.1 a dl'r2)ll diI III 1i21 11 2tll3)
attaki nl r oil' by Icininv lor lcc L;,I i llil Cho
tpio groultci y of Niowg Ii11 11 2 Ihrli:2r22-il
gothe IV 121)2 (itl' l~ m ll I m o' 2 ll2 2
Muis isirtp iv 101Ž1y 1Žo n1i221 11222 hIlIr
rIt als . 1t1 in 1th 1 it tIl rv1411 , 112 I tlcigl 114
2 wheco for oud ll1112113'l ic2r 111ll llitvol
otIs111 bhlvoyo~wLfl barrlck14il~,ul\~ 111111214i121 4
setreso over tho vast1142ni- tIcrritory f oi -111I
of till) AmrI can pp13. iv ir.
Ito ics o I o f A II 1ini'11'2111 h 1it r22y, 11 in
trative h ol'i 52 1121,Ž2 un 1 l'2 it tnll ity
tohaeith p oeorlc o I gras p112 1 421211 - 11111 -
thed lobely so )11113 13rils Of' 1 111 tIit -
11110 of the 1141i1411 n P 'I'ill 1 i1 2)orr3' 1211 I~iItx
Aaieri absorption or 1'orci'riao exnlioll byo ;
Bao M iotSlvafilcprlac, IIigo 21Ž2I1 il 12111' 1
the ti of andiertrpor sieg Alg1 Cle1Am
or12 at1 s r Sp ill s Ihoul IiI 12 lIut: L nu nta-io1
ovoen 311 m tllround 'I' at11 ho tlyiloll I'llis ii
renoe evergor tolwn o it llt14, 21)2
wll d slipr , o 212f 1 t LIo ICr r 1.11 telrl)
wasM~ oreglrllI11 byv' till)' Ilulrl c42ilgAug11)-l
allarge t112ioli tofr tltou PtOP1 l 2114) 1121
den'clepting t of itie glof2 Chot1r1 2221s prU
grT io , ethi e~lrprisi~g, 2111t1l))t11, as )I115
thiu section must we ascribe the aypoarw
anec~in thQ s~t~rooe~ta of Bat,2 Roqujo, be
fore the break of day, in Nuoptembor,
IHlO, of I Iaody of hornsten, riding from
the back counllltry known as tile Plains.
There wore a ltlundred or more of thlese
meno. 'they wereo clollhed inl honeptllil,
hIore in theiir lhoatls the long rilres and
in Ihoir h bolle the long knives of the
hack-woodsltleO Itloulgh, stalwtlar, fear
less itild detorlino1 d waos thi ljlpect of
T''heir Ionair wit a gintt iu limbs ll1111
tatIure, with it h voice of a StAetor anId
the ail' of commiian of an old sold(lier
I I W1,r It a h'rgo broad sword, alld rode
it powerful horse, and hold his followers
IuIl(I' Iolnto coltrol. 'iThe sagacious
observer, would hiavivl, liickly discovered
in Il i chi (tl'l a i vttelraln soldier of
Ilho lil i ('onlltinntllal narmy of lthe war of
iml pen1ient .
I'to'Iholn itli, 1 comp)lllt olumnll , the
I roiltp t Itiioe at aIt trot towards the old
SpaI 1411 l',Prt, which collulanded with
itsl Il':( y liho towIn and tl.o river.
lThe loI 1 1111 IIld fort woro wrlapt in pro
fIollil li nh111tr. 'ITho (Jovernor was ab
ontIl, and the garrison in the fort were
'repoºJitng inll pllroot neolrity andl Ilncnll
tciol1~ne1M o1f any lousilo design against
them. Arriving at ltho mIaitn gate of Clihe
rlour e1lt(rancel toi the fort, the collllmallnd
1or of I.ho Iiysterioll visitors advanced
litl ca111,1 ouit to i rnsleepy nuontihl uo
.copºyinIg thl soenltinel box to open the
Kates('. lThe Rontinell , hositaling for a
minute, wan arosed from his half ls.nu
hIring condltioil by the imperious, thun
dhrilltg ltones, loud emnoligh to arouse the
wholo egarriNltl, of a moro emphtllatie
tcttinanti, "Up)nl thtetn gatem d-td
lIuic kly or Iho whiolt lol of you,I lfornal
l)iuos, will he blown into the Mtls
''lhis loud order awoke the colmmanttmder
of tIhl garriIson), who, hastily putting on
his uniiforlrm and1 bollting Iiis sword to his
wainst, called out the guard tlnd aecomn
l1Itlhid bly 011oe half ai dozen old sol
diers, htrried to the gate, and confront
ing the gigalltio coltlllnldoer of the
thrtlning folco, dtllumaded what they
w'vltod--"Why thlly dared to intrude
llItlonI It atl'l'itloll of hlis Catholic MBajeosty
at 1c1h0 1 IIn)ll r ' la l ill much alln as.
ct'I, I"
'lt'lis ConIIIIIttltltfr was a gallanit yon011g
('~rolo, Mthe 8son of Ia former (loverllor,
(ranlullpro Ily Inallo.
"Y')lloung il112," repliet.led the cIliif of the
ilntridors, in his fearfullly hiarsh and
appallilng toleit, "you had bettor poeaco
fIully siurieinlr this fort and lot us
qiiictly phlant tihe Ihag of liberty and
Irepllulll li lanisl over it."
'i'l ilntroeitl coin:llmandelr, with a liferce
oath, ibravely sho111ted, "We ldon'tl watlll
an11y of youlr liberty."
"'Th'ien," rolplihed tle rtough veteran,
"wo will rlin it down youir throat withli
The yontll(g ciOlllUlandeilr advancod to
iward the cannonii)l, i twelve pouI) dolldr,
collllalt ing thell at gatoi nd tthe road load
inlg Ito it, which was crowded with the
hIorlniotln, iand shoiuted to thle 8panish
soldier.t to sltattid to thei r plio and fire
Ilipoll bhlle intiruders.
wlicjll tih craclk of a rill o was hiard
fromli tlhe hlol'Sliinill, iand the yollllg Cr'o
olo flull 11311 Ite lrtirUltioit o(if his Iieco
ilmortlllly wolihIunded. TheIn Ibllove all the
dtliail ]n con1Cli|lIIlilt on both silsH coiltl
Iho litiritl Iht( IIv(ei'-to-Ile-forgottltn voice
of Ith, gigniitllic (com1(i1lniauir of tle hIorso
111'11 :
"lHil1h ill, boyht; bultti 1l0on tlte gale
aini1 give rt elit iniforlilil Spanliiardls holl."
'l' otrdcr wol. oobeyed with resistless
fircc. It ruisited tlio n1sailantls, down
wnlll Ithlo 1ntuish eollieri5 on their
kltitc, calling Itir qii'artor, an1d hi less
tinime thainl in cOInsillUed in the relilaion,
the old Slpa.iish strollghold fell into the
lp,)ocsesion of to he AigloAnmericUan Iot
Ilors of WVot Florida.
'The i)prinjOlorit were Ititldly trellated.
'The Ioly of thie igallant Urandpro wlas
holleo to ii llquertrs anud was envoloped
in hli, lat Sjtanish flahg which ever
wiveIl ove'r 111'y i)portion of the I)rovinoe
of Joiisiaiili.
In its iulice wias hoisted on the flag
stall a 112all Il2g lprviously prepared by
1)lillo fair daunsel of tlite l1aiue, of white
colItotn, with a silhgll star of red woolen
'lhis full thelo vicltroyality of Spaiin ih
\',ist, i'lotrida, and thius the Auglh-Aimer
icati iauc estahiliiitted its dtomiuion over
l1h wh\liohd 1rciut territory of Louis
ianll Atill this grand result was achiev
ed by the race, lnot by a government or
collnfederacy, in obedience to au uncoin
trollabl: tendency and passion of the
Atutiricun people to extend their civiliz
ation and expand the area of their free
inlstituolions and marvelous powers of
ldeveiolopllentt, and of politioal and social
coilltruotionu. Inideed, the enterprise
which had this brilliant result was
strbngly condemued and censured by
th iad not
-11i4141o qluIlkly to appropriateo lIh
fruits of the vltory, to apologiao Ibr
thel oIfrosIo to tlei fr.iully powor borolt
of thli rich province, anit displalhtig
the ophotoural governlmellnt l l,lishlod
by the auliovors of l1th, I ndep)opdtllo of
West l'hor'hhl re juod nl tll themi olahni
to auy khli of coniloraultio, lfor their
p1trilollM exjploit.
11y i a pIroolulntdin of tehl I'r1h141li,l of
the 1lnitl Matles of West l'lori;(l was
annexed to IhIo trril ory of O(e1n1s, mand
within sixty ldyu of the captureo atid
ocoupMatlo of the fort at Ilaton HRoge
by that douglhty votera,, I'lltimon
T"lhoImaH, and lilts homli tpt fllollwomr
from the IVoliciansl pIhin, ,the shglo
star of tho inldeplnollot, and sovireoign
State of Wesl, Florida wa4 dihslached by
tihe proud uand star-gmme.lld lstaltiruld of
the groat Co (Jllfodorny of h10 U lhited
States.
lor fifty you'14 did 1hi..4 ihag wave
ovor that fort, tl,1 Le ow. IIow it, too,
was firled itlld liisphlcold by 1,11 ollblent
of another power will Iho rt~onled in
the tllurrativo of Iie0 ovenIIt whicth all.
ply the matorial for the sttond and
qulite himilar Coo0i) t11 I lthe hitoriO drlulna
of honislana.
Il.f TON ItilotIi IN 1I6I.
On theo lovenlh of January, 1-il;, oo,
curred aiothor grant, military arnl poll
tical eventi in theI litllo capit al of Iouis-1
iana. It wat (uW evestL of profitnd im
port anitl far roac1,i ng conllsqollontc:,.
Thils was the artival by tiaihnlt10111
fromn Now Or.an.4 ofI' a'splendlid hl ldy of
uniformllldc l oldlioer, two hundretl dr itn
lnumber, fully armed a111d Cquipped, and
comllltlIlllded by is veotranti Colollol of Ithe
Mexicali wa, . 'I'hi body of 1ol4dirs,
hold unoder admirailo disciplino and
bearinltg thl,hsIlveit wilh all the iport
anld nlftreliattc of Ihol'ol tnghly3 drillted
regulars, iilarched I'rol h Ilte boaL t, to the
broad Htroieo knownI a tH lhet Iollllvard,
and thleore formed in an impoiing lino.
Theoy weire ,qi uikly joinelld by several
bodion of 11)4cl lt roiiop, Ills,) wll Ilin
ciplined and orgl'l1izd(.
After a short, revith anild 11io tdellivery
by aidl of eiorl'1il I brief orders, this i in
posing array broke into columni, and
led by their gial hlat c0tommander, lh11
stalwart and soldierly Neuxicait votelr'al,
took 4ip tho llmrclt'llh throulgh thL broad
streot which condluclted to io h main gate
of the barracks aud larsonaltl, a flw
1uarI1isi4 oil. It was the 1 1111 1r4 otad which
T'hoiltIs lllt nd his rutggeud Iadiv, ltrOrs had
traversed lifty 'yoarsn before. ''Th) ad
vante0 of thiHs foridablle oII1itt Wi4)
not Imatld in silollCo tithrough til M1r110ol
of ta sllllUberinllg toWII, or tunlder coveyi of
dlarkiness. (On the contralry, ,1h1 wholo
populatlion Iland a1 crowd ol' vi.,ilorn
throngod the stroets, filledl 1,e, galleries
1and Windowst, tand, witholict lun lmenily
demouostrationHs, regardied Clio o.leo withL
coullntollance of )rofoundlll inlterilt, plot
u unligled wvith msorrow, qtpprolen14xion
land restrainedl pridle tand atItlitnl.n's1.
The cohuint, adlvalcing wihi stead4i
11114 n 11141 ilittIary I 1precision, 141, ll rH c10i
ed a Iposition which commandedl a f'ull
viow of tie wigle Ittltitl enttrlatne to tIhe
batracks Itni ld lt1IHII.11.
'i'lTt, gates wirl wilo tltn. No sutti
n1ol Inow gtardt:,l thith . Nt (Grandpro
Coluhl be sotnI t, of ii l Is lif l ats a 1llorilico
to his loyaly. 'rlueo lay beol;re the
gdllantt body of vttltItLOoI'r a11n iba tldlot
od fortrns d11(1 arstoal. Not a Itostile
soltlior WaH visillt. Io IhgIwavetd Ifrom
thie IlagtLall; i L:4 ropes atut ti'llch h1414
booei cult . IThe volttll, tocr nllarcelltl
through the oji1en gates on Lte1 wide
OOlmumanllder, ordeolig his ollicers 1to Ito
front, tassigIIned 1tho to varioii ul tiois,
and oUjlllt inig the ltat t oidr oriI addii
cipline, disissu4Il Ito a, tllioni for
imdals and1r1itst. Aild now, ag:til this
famnous old historical citadol w1 pralc
tically haluthlcta d to the oct'[Il, ioll of
the soldieruis of Louiisi;uaa. A. fe'w lhone
before it hall becn occlnpid by a force of
the Unitud ~latets untdor Major Hlaniiw,
composed of cighty reogutll oflicrl adlil
t,1hliors. 1]y ; pruvious ar'rangOmtoltL
uitado wiith thie (;verlluor o: Louisianiia
and his military Ioard, Ihio comman dler
of this forco had, with iito anid proper
pr'otest, agrcdl to al,:ltlon tho barrtcks
a]d ar1ntl hin cill i0 14 strito' forco pro
sented it;lf. The conldition l'1tocLdent
1was Rtf i.jac(tor.ily execulcted. A gilance
at I ihe force ad1Li, ptl'p:larationt for the
armed occuptation satihlied Mhjor lhas
kins, and h1 archedl his ga:trrison forth
and took qut.irtors olseowh lre.
That night tho volittteers rested from
the fatigues aud cxcilolteut of the mo
mentous cvout of thie day.
Early on the twolfth of January the
barracks, arsenal aid camping grounds,
and indeed the whole town, were alive
with preparations for the colobration of
the event of the day before. The bands
of music struck up the most animatinbg
milita is The y nmn eeft
ally ouengaged in burgshibug their arms a
and brightening their uniforms for thel 1
grand parade and ceremony, and their a
offleers were moving around busily to p
nee that their men were on hand. Before r
noon the:varions companies had marched I t
to the campus, with their brightened e
arnne, their colors, and all the pomp and f
cireumlstanae of glorious war. They a
were formed In line for review, and pro. -
sentudr a most lnpressive array ofyouug, e
ardent, determineil soldiers.
P'reseiuly rode on the ground the a
Uovernor of Louisiana, with a largoe a
stall'. lie was retgeived by the lino with a
ia pr'sent arms. There was a large I
crowd of civilians, publio oflluials, and c
all the legislators, then in session, as
illtorested and sympathizing spectators. I
People firout the city of Now Orloaus and a
from tile adjacent counltlry had llocked
to the little Iown to witnesu and parti- I
ci pato in the great ce('lmolltlny about t I
lie performed. t
It was a brielf, elphailic anl signllfi
cant, ceremony. I
A large United States fhag, from which c
Ilfleen stars had been erased, was pro-.
diueccd, and a detail ordered to hoist it I
onil the lofty staff in the centre of the e
parade ground. t
some dificulty arose in the execution a
of the order front the cutting of the ropes I
and the truck of lhe stIff. Then an io
trepid soldier volunteered to climb the I
stufl and attach the new flag. It was a
pIerilous unldertaking, hnU gallantly por- I
formed.
The new flag wias given to the breer.e.
Fifteon of the stars which had once gilt. I
tored onl that flag wore no longer visi
ble. Those only were retained which
represented the States that were regar
ded its friendly to Louisiana.
As this now banner Iloated proudly
upon the keen air of a winter day the
volunteorssaluted with ilmpressive ar
dor, the bands struck up tlhe stirring
notes of that, popular and exci,ing air of
"Dixie," and thie canon t boomed forth
with loud salvos, which echoed far tup
alld downt the river, while tihe vast act
dience shiouted forth their loud hlizas.
The whole scene was one of the most
excitiig and impressive exhibited on
the soil of Louisiana, The ceremony
signalized the groat evellt of the milita.
ry abandonment by thie United ltates
of its last stronghold within tile tate,
All the other forts and arsenals had beeno
already abandoned and occupied by the
citizen soldiery of Lolslanan, and now
the oldest of all the military posscssions
of the Federal power, which had been so
ruldely snatched from its bold conquer
ors lifty years before, Was restored to the
descendants of those who, in the name
of American liberty, had expelled there
froml tihe representatives of a foreign
despotisn, and asserted the independ
once of a people, who, in resistance to
overy form of oppression, wrong, usur
-pation and injustice, were willing to
risk their lives-their all.
This scene of military iuterest andl din
play was followed in a few days Iy oine
of a purely civil and political character,
whichll possessed still greater signill
cance and involved :a larger antd graver
iltilleUice and raesults than those de
scribed. 'lThis will be e t third and clohn
ing sceneI of tihe drama enacted onit tlhe
stalgl of oulr Ilistorie little capital.
THE DARE-DEVI.L FORREST,
ONIe Ot 1'iIK MOST PICTUiElSQUIC CIMIA(JC
'irltls OF TIE WAR O T'IInE I >Iit lLION.
Alt 'x.(Cotcderate oficer il n theo Cincitittl
Euquircr.
No iman over exacted stricter obedience
or Imore thoroughly maintained it. Hle
brooked no disobedience of his own
orders, and he resented their itifrnction
with characteristic fire,
When his command needed suppllies he
stopped "oi no technicalities (f obstruc
tion themn. The writer well reelunibera
once sendiig a requisition for food anal
forage to an officer at one of the railroad
stations, and was refused on tihe gronide
that thbe supplies belonged to anl infantry
command in the rear. Forrest having
failed in the same manner to obtain
needed provisons, coolly took what he
wished witlhout further parley, lstating
that if any complaint was made he
(General Forrest) was responsitle. I(is
services were so valuable that his uam
m:ary muethods were overlooked, lIe sa:d
to the writer in explanation of his taking
these supplies that he never hesitated to
override formalities when he deemed it
necessary : that he would break a thous
arnd of them at any coat to himself before
his mien and horses should sultr for want
of subsistence, and that the inufantry in
eampcould get plenty more, while his
men, always in active service on the
front, could not obtain supplies all the
titme.
Another int~pee of his disregrd of
absent tlrerselveosJust wha he
lie had iis troops on hand on all t
try occasions for march or dfghbti ;'
ýiekot duty. lie would tarn·
:egimeont loose for a day or two wlie
h6 vioinity of their homes, or weirbe
rould be spared, and this whent
were positivo.orders against it
Irmy headquarters. And tLq ptrao
sult of it was that it absolute' h'
tilted the servlcO; 1t satisfied an i
rouragod the men, and made thoaem 1 
noldlirs, No general punished denon ved. b
iore severely or demanid i lhi
rervice, and none took more r .
ility in belhalfof the comtort or plean-ro
)f his comtnaud.
While the writer connected lines wilth,
iorrost the scouts of that plicer wer
soustanitly it frontli and rer,. Pb-'ort
ot only reconnoltred his own growa4.
but that of everybody else, ilr segiro
for information was rnneasing. It wg.
Ihis rostles walchfulness and inquiry >
lhat constituted one of hibl ohie trte :
IIs scouts were ubiquitous, They woent
wavrywhcro and they exhansted (ere@gl
oe witeof news. Wherever he went b
bud every road, path, thfokot and pou
arobscnrvation or approalch, frat,
and roar, pilokte, and t in a4dt
,oouts swarnald for, miles
lug bulletins to hin hourly.
Just before the battle of chiekaiauo
thre writer was in command of a bigaed.
f cavalry atAlpiniue,Ga. Forrestpaised
by going to thi'front and inquired of
the 3soudition of matters and the news
of the enemy. lie reoelved all of the
in formation obtainable, and s Ire starts;.
od off to the front he bowed adieu and1i
said: 'I believe I will go and give theme
follows a dar."
AN ARRAPAHOE HUNT A
IlEDIJCING A BIG HERD OF BUALO
TO A SKELETON.
Ani army ofilcer in the Baltimore Amer. :
ioan. While I have been endeavoring,
vainly perhaps, to convey to you some ý.
idea of' the appearanoe of the Arrapaboes,
tihe hunting party has made rapid pro. , i
gross and one of the young warriors, nowr
far in tihe load waving his blanket In a
peculiar nltlalllr, mlakes known to the
huniters that the herd is near by, and
that taking a certr.iti course will bring
us to windward of them. As the distance
betweoen tihe hunters and the herd grows
Ices the bucks divest themselves of all
their clothing save the brecehelout, and
the superfluous garments are handed to
their squaws for safe-keeping, together
with tle ponies they have been riding,
as they now nrolunt the fresh animals
their butter halves bring up to' ther.
The old bufflllo bull, acting as ouetmost
guard, hus heard a sound he cannot
explain ; hI turis to warn the suanspeo
ting herd of his not altogether ground.
less fear, when the whole party of
Indians, like one man, give the ponies
their hes and swooeep down upon the
graring herd. But not grazing nowl for,
:u if by magie, the whole herd become
aware of rthe danger, and with heads
low and tails erect they are bounding
over the lvol plain before them at a
nurch iurlter rate than their lumberling
bodies world lead one to suppose poe
sible. Tile lrrdines, dashing up on the
flaks of thie mioving column, pour in
treir deaudly ire. Not waiting to see
tieresult, they urge their ponios on,
still firing) sometimnes so near that tbe
barrel of the rille reals on the buffalo)
as fast as they car load till their ponoles
l)auseo fron exhaustion and the skeleton
hIord is beyond reach of their weapons.
While pursuorsanid pursued have been
tlhus actively engaged the squaws have
not beeoon idle, for, as the hunt ceases,
you find trhem with their pack animals
alrealdy or thLe field where the dea(
buffaloes lie. Tihe buicke, returning, ride
down along the dead and dying and
pioint out to their squaws those they
have slaint, and when the squaw has pat
her own individual alark upon them
then she begins her part of the hunt,
which in skinning, cutting up and pack.
irg. I nravoe soen live hundred baaloep
killed in thire above manner, and I have
never yet heard a dispute arise owing
to a hluck having mistaken an sanimal
hie had killed. It would seem as ifthe
dload car cass had "a tongue in every
wound' that cried, "Pass me not by ;
you killed me.' . I'ho squaws are natural
butchlers. 'Thereo is not a mise-cut made
in roemoving the robe; nor is one particle
of the raniral left for the kiotcs that can
he in any way utilized by these people.
klrorn the ninews lying along the back.
one (from which the bow-strings are
made) to the horny hoofs (from whioh is
dissolved a kind of gluten for the
preparation of the robes) nothing ls
wasted. No wonder it oexaperates these
provident people to come tpon the car
cassesa of hundreds of thousands of
bulffalo, killed yearly by the white han- .
tors for the hides alone. Not even a
tongue gone, or a slice from the favorite
hump takenu There they lie and rot.
The food God had provided for them
feeding only the vultures and kiotes, the.
bones standing as a monamne, to p
ressive cilization and as ae m
white men are not l

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