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NEW ORLEANS REPUBLICAN.
XME I. NEW ORLEANS, FRIDAY. MAY 1807. NUMBER 45. SINGLE COPIES, TEN CENTS. OFFICE—No. 57 ST. CHARLES STREET. TERMS—SIXTEEN DOLLARS PER ANNUM. ' ■ - Her Fast and Present Hecord l,oyally— Internal Impruvement* lloiae, < hiirche*. etc-FIm* f'hureli JflcoUo/i Pavement: It* Advun . eH —lid neat tonal Hyntem of < h!<«ar«»— , ( olored Population— ii peat Oalliep of Baptist*. etc., etc. Chulauo, May 25, 1807. Republican: leaving your city I have missed the of your excellent columns, which Jedding the light of republican truth jejjion which greatly needs such ilium For some reason no copy has to hand, and I am in darkness as progress of events among you. amor has come to us that Uen Shcridan is to be removed. It be a shH day when that brave and loldicr should be superseded by a man nerve and political integrity. But rust there is no ground for the report. igo has a high reputatiou for loyalty, record during and since the war has bright one; and in her devotion to itional cause she represents the great bwest. that seat ot empire for the con As Chicago was in the front rank Northern cities in the days of con now she is foremost in some of the if peace—such as graiu, provisions, and er, h<?re excelling all other cities. She Cl*ICAOO COR BESPON IIE ACE. : of a splendid opera house, and better ill, she has many elegant churches, finest of these is the First Baptist of which Reverend I)r. Evarts is Its cost, including the organ, which purchased for $12,0Q0 ( was $172,000, has all been paid or provided for, ex. $ 10 , 000 . organ was built in Westfield, Massa s, and is considered second to none country, uot even excepting those one- in Boston and Brooklyn. It three thousand three hundred pipes. Bpeiuo of transportation from Boston was six hundred dollars. The Biptiat'church is built of that beuutl which abounds in the vicinity, a of limestone, called Athens marble. In tin* town which bears that classical me twenty miles distant. The inexhaustible, and the atom- s rtblv adapted to building' pi.;; »-•*. lily worked when first taken *ut, log harder by exposure, and acquirin' I low tinge. When rough » it is finely adapted to public build ami for private residences it takes i ntly fine polish. It looks much bet q common white marble, and does ike that, crow dingy with age. "Nicolson" pavement is " all the re, and 1 think it must supersede atni rubble stones. It makes a much inter and safer footing for horses, and that horrid din which stuns your ears Cana! and St. Charles streets. The if allowed to vote, would all go for n," aud then what charming you could have without goiffg to the % roads. The expense is saul not to the ordinary kinds. A if it rho!'* extent of that finest st , Wabash avenue, is thus paved, and * splendid three miles drive. both Bodying together, and. w hat forms a remarkable contract with New O. •chools there is no distinction of color. I colored people of this city ctable body, numbering cry some 5000 The Olivet Baptist church, with some Ambers, all of whom, with very f«sw jttons, were ► laves till the war, hav • ed an elegant brick meetinghouse, U> stacost of about $20,000, and almost tly by their own exertions. It is a imentto the capacity and zeal of these e, who so lately were themselves the irtvof others. It stands as an answer irebuke to those who persist in deny >the blick man the ability to care for If, ami who are crying out that with* \t controlling care of the white man Drelapse iuto barbarism. A Virginia lionist has recently made an honest' noble confession of his mistake upon ibject, and the world is fast coming to niod. Let the colored people take *1 from such acknowledgements to do best, by their moderation and industry, piritof progress, to prove the truth of Mr friends predicted and their cue ire confessing. Let them show that mi govern themselves, aud walk r aid calmly amid the excitements of ies, not permitting any pretended »to tempt them beyond the bounds opriety aud good order in the assertion arrighiB. tne present time there is here a great ^ntheringof Baptists, from all purts of niUd Stales, on the occasion of the an wry of the great denominational socie -tiit- American Baptist Home Mission, ■try Union (foreign department), JSfion Society, Bible Society, llistori Bible Union, etc., etc. * eram&tcd that nearly 3000 strangers hat nearly gttendaiice, from Maiuc to Texas. 8oatheru States are represented, us Jpjrtoia, Teunessee, Arkausas, Mio Ssnth Carolina, Texas, etc. It is evl Jw already a beginning is made of a °f Nprthern and Southern Baptists. &..... at the North, yet I think the__„ nhip and co-operation throughout is not distant. A brother from Carolina confessed at one of the meet few years ago he believed slavery but that Providence had con of his error. A change, he said, on among the people, especially 'au people of his State, and their been softened by the munificence Dimity of the North toward their poor. rtpit. i pi him« ■wsemblage of Baptists, who number 1,100,000 in the United States, Is the r held in the country, and Is ani t remarkable spirit of harmony Mean Baptist Home Mission so [ushisugurated an era in the history t benevolent organizations in the it uf a colored man, the Rev. Mr. J»JMor of a church in Brooklyu, N. P*Place in the executive board. Mr. ^•JJJ/Eeuiog delivered an eloquent " \ was frequently and heartily the immeuse congregation the close of his remarks the ^--ick, just arrived from Eugland, 'Juki aud iu the name of the | °f his native land, gave him a ttluie. It was a grand scene, hr l £ rv * ce I saw the brother from r^Y^toke the hand of the brother Uyu, and so we had a ventral 11 °f North and Houtli, white and ■*rica aud England. The sceue * Dew proof of iho power of i to subdue enmities aud preju LJtJ bi bind men of diverse races aud ^*«i«th*„T. c. FIVES AT HAVANA. Hlierfii«» to General esnato tftoarauilne ttpfu l^ter yesterday the following copy lent by Geueral Sheriduu to *°wer. It Is dated on the 29th r* Jmivb learned from a reliable •• prevailing in the b iLa™** °f Cuba, aud dr Jour attention to this fact, to ^■•y Put th« triioiM nf vnur com faq. ? PDt the troupe of your cum LfoT* beet sanitary cwudifon, as the **aeh here at anv time, owing Z* *h« proper authorities * > ea •ry re-pec Lilly your obe v. H.HKSKIDAN, ? United States army. mil If VERMIN PARISH. Kcpub. Irlav In I he Hell very of the 1 llcisa"—■'"I'lcuyun •*' Action on «!' Mtt-iim ho 11 Office pm— Condi 11< Freedmen—Effect* «*f the l.nl Prospect of the Crop*—The Fr IS ii l_'orre-pondenc*i of the Republican Jackson, La., May 20, 18C7. At last, several days after the weekly Crescent and several other New Orleans weeklies have been received by subscribers in this place, I have just received your noble paper. It is so refreshing to catch oc casional truths and loyal sentiments, that I regret that the Republican is prevented from reaching me. I think I am justifiable in using the term prevented, for thiv reason: A number of gentlemen embarked at New Orloansjon the steamboat Vicksburg, some three weeks since, having for their destina tions, some Catahoula, some Jackson, ami some Ouachita parishes. Copies of your ex cellent paper were addressed to them and sent aboard the boat. After starting from New Orleans the gentlemen inquired fur their packages, anil were informed by the gentlemanly clerk that they were re turned to your office. And upon ask ing the reason, were told that it was not the desire to carry those paper*. I am informed that there is no regular con tract for carrying the mail by the Ouachita river boat-, and if such be the case, of course they can act their own pleasure about carrying the Republican, but those who control these boats must have very weak faith in their own doctrines when they so flagrantly show their fear of having your advocate of truth and humanity circu lated through these remote districts. Yet s-o it seems : nor is this the only ground lor complaint, a9 for three weeks no answers have been received to important private letters; and I am compelled to be lieve that the postal officials at some point between this place and New Orleans will not bear investigation. Registration is proceeding with ordinary rapiditv, the colored voters outnumbering the white over three to one. Very many freeilmen have not been paid for last year's labor. Their situation, if change ! from what it was prior to the war, has changed rather to the worse. They are eager to get their "free papers," and prize them highly. Of course, after so many years of total mental darkness, they cannot at once appreciate the benefits which they will derive; but their natural Inst nets tell them that they are for their good. I find many citizens who were forced into assisting or * ngagiug in the rebellion, but who are loyal t In art, and although they consider it to their interest to withhold then opinions, rejoice in the triumph of Union republican principles. Tli • majority h#*eni to accept of tie- situa tion as best, and I trust that no disturbance will o. nr during registration or at election, -inlets some irresponsible, foolish parti* - allow theri:s«*l\. s to be carried away by "Bourbonou*'' patriotism. "It i hi evil wind that blow s no one any £bod," and i.tfio.c.-U the whirlwind of deso lating war far* 1 .* swept ever this land, im poverishing 1 1.-* people, among other good things It L.o 'one them the most manifest IS that it ha- tau_lit them to raise their own subsistence instead of importing it as here tofore. The planters are now aware that corn is king, and have planted much more oi it than over heretofore. The season is so backward it is impossible to predict as to how the crops will yield; but, considering all the disadvantage*, the crops, corn especially, look very premia Tt is well that, at last, the Southern urm ers see the lv-st course to pursu* , and are trying to raise their own food, for it. i really deplorable to see the poveity of -o many of these p *on!c. # The agent of the freedmen* bureau is here. That institution that is so much slan dered and ignored, is now prepared to dis tribute f >od to the needy when the police jury will bring forward cases of destitution. THE FIRST .NATION A I- BAA K. A Carious Parade of Figare*—AVhnt has Become ol' the People's Money. We find the following dispatch from New Orleans in the New York Herald of the 21th. Some oi the figures may not be exactly act ur. ate; butthemaiu items are probably suffici ently so to create astonishment tu the minds of the many depositors who supposed the of fleers of the bank to be intelligent and faithful enough to lend their money out on good security in small amounts, and not in sums varying from $20,000 to $200,000, to geutlemen who "generally indorsed for each other." It was said on Wall street last winter that any man who could write a note, aud put a government stamp on it, could get it dis counted by the banks of that famous 6treet. But we doubt whether the most verdant financier of any city would have ventured to lend money to such names as appear on the books of our First National bank as debtors: New Orleans, May 23, 1867. Jacob Barker's failure is considered a very bad one. Great dissatisfaction exists that no official statement of the affairs of the First National bank has been made by the examiner, Mr. Kuox, who has now had the institution in charge twelve days. The fol lowing is its condition: liabilities $1,170, 000, assets $1,200,000; one-third of the assets are considered good. The liabilities will be increased $400,000, that being the amount of the certified checks of the bauk which the treasury held, and which were taken up by a draft of Y. I*. May A Co., on Oakes Ann s, but w hich were not forwarded for collection. T. I*. May & Co. represent May and A. 8. Mansfield, a private banking fltui ju-il about starting. The principal debtors of the bank are: General Beauregard, by note $40,000, and overdrafts amounting to $72 000; General Dick Taylor, $37,500; Gen eral Harry Hays, $20,000; General F. J. indirectly, over $200,000; Colonel Nixou, of the New Orleans Crescent, $80, 000 ; General Wade Ilamptun, Cuthbert Bullitt, J. B. Walton ADusloude, and others. each These have genera'ly indorsed for other. Over $200,000 of the funds of the United States court were iu the bank. AH THEM EAT*. Tut Olympic Music Hall.—B ob Hart has created a mono for the Olympic that wins for it a high rank in popular favor. The mammoth variety combination appear every night. The programme embraces mins trelsy, pantomime, farce, ballet. Though the weather is hot and sultry, the Olympic is a charming place for an evening's enter tainment. *1 ii k Hutii Music Hall.—O n Gravier street, near 8t- Charles, is the famous Ruth music hall. Mure famous still are the talented young artistes, Miss Mellio Sander sou and Miss Julia Dixon, the banjornt and guitarist. Jim Brogdou and Ned Clifford are there, also, aud we do not wonder, with these brilliant professionals, that crowds frequent Becker's house of entertainment nightly. Th* Metropolitan Free Concert FIall.— Mis* Chemo iu her challenge jig; Dora Shelley in her new and pteosiug comic and sentimental songs; Tom Warfield, the bau J«list., and Tommy Fell, in everything new ' * These arc the inducements to visit the Metropolitan this evening, and a host of people will go there Academy of Miuiic.—T his evening there Is rfffuther entire change of programme and mure novelty. The wouderfui Zanfrettu ami Rok*lay iHintlhs In two brilliant panto mimes. The beautiful farce of "Horuc fur the Holidavs" an*5 new songs, dance-*, ami olio entertalniMniU. The roaring panto mime of "Nicoderaus" close* the evening's performances. It to the coolest place of arausemeut la the city. LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. Fifth Ogtle belt, and Znchuil There was a pretty full attendance la evening at the New Orleans Ball Orleans street. After a few remarks by the president, Robert N. Ogden was introduced. He said he saw around him men who had shared with him the tented field, (he did not say on which side of the great struggle for the salvation of the country or its d** truction, but it was upon the latter.) He in voked his hearers in the name of Charles Dreux, who fell upon that field, (upon the same side) to act as Mr. I). would act were he here. However, he advised them to register as they might now do under the liberal decision of Attorney General Btanbery, and t > vote. Cultivate the friendship of the Northern . element among you. Consult jour better ' judgment in this matter, not giving way to j the natural impulses of your hearts, that »uth. element has similar interests to your*. The North is determined to beat into*your heads, so to speak, with the butt of tin* musket, the fact that Northern capital shall be used as safely here as at home. As this is inevit able, let ine impress it upon you, said lie. Swallow your pr*judices against the negro, and influence him by every means to vote with the South. He is a must grateful beinir. vo d of the spirit of revenge, said Mr. Ogden, and with such characteristics he eau be won to vote with his old friends and against—[well, it is impossible for any reporter to write all the epithets which the speaker applied here to the great radical Republican party of the country, j Prove t > the n< gro, said he, that congressmen suited t>> you are equally so to him. Let us acknowledge the negro politi cally our equal; though we, being otherwise his superior, must govern him, or a war of races, destroying one or the other of us, must ensue. .Mr. Ogden favored the princi ple—[a radical Republican one]—of the building of levees and other river and har bor improvements by the national govern ment. Then launching an anathema upon the heads of Judge Wurniouth ami other lead ing gentlemen of the Republican persua sion, he went back to old Rome to prove by the history of Cariohmus that it is better for those who had fought upon the afore said tented field to try and save New Orleans than to destroy it—to cherish their native, mother State, and receive ilie blessings of Louisiana by so doing. Applause followed this classical close. Mr. Jules Lambert was the next speaker. He addressed the meeting in the most ener getic manner in the French language. He would not offer apology for so doing, it being the mother tongue of so many Loui siana's old citizens, lie was not a' politi cian: an contraire. But he would simply review the political situation, which he did very prettily, and with marked ability. If it is dark—if a cloud appears, said he, light a caudle, ami all is light. Enlightenment is wanted. He acknowledged that the time is dark. He advised all to register, and to treat the free linen with justice and as fel low men. Make no* distinction for color's sake. His remarks w- re well received, and deserved to be. On closing, the band greet ed him with the enlivening Marseillaise. Colonel Zacharie entering the hull at the moment was called to the stand. He re marked that he came tolnurand not speak; but each and all should bear his part, and lie proceeded to address the meeting. He discussed th« reconstruction law clearly, is not a matter of choice for the no option is given in the matter. 1 or lum.-elf he hud long since determined to " accept the situation," aud he advised his auditors to do the same if they had not, and register, preparatory to exercising their right of frauchi-e. He favored a general participation, and was sorry so few whites had yet registered. They should span* no effort to obtaiu tie* treedmau's vote. Thus far tue matter had be* u imprudently man aged. Each one ol you, said he, *uch Southerm r has some influence, with one or more negroes; use it, and show them the Republicans arc not their friends. Show them the injustice to the negro ana the white Southerner of the cotton tax (which the liEri'BLi'JAN also shews, aud favors its repeal), aud convince them that we, their Id masters, are tiieir old friends. Mr. Z. losed by again urging ail to register, when the meeting uuiourned, not condescending to notice the motion of one of its irrepressi members to give three cheers for Jeffer son Davis, though another was found to second the motion. Error. j i I * I ! We arc requested to state that the name of Captain C. S. Sauvinet was omitted erro neously from the list of vice presidents of the meeting in Lafayette square on Wednes day evening. Holler E > x|>lo*toit-9teambOHt Accident at the Shortly after 7 o'clock yesterday morning the donkey boiler on the port side of the Louisville packet St. Mary's exploded, the engineers being at the lime eugaged in raisiug steam for the purpose of pumping water into the main boiler. Of a sudden, with terrific force, the explosion took place, aud the boiler was lilted through the cabin aud hurricane decks, carried clean over the steamboat Leonidas, lying next to the St. Mary's, and came down upou the hurricane deck of the Ruth, going through iuto the ladies' cabin and stopping* there. Simul taneously both suioke stucks of the St. Mary's fell, fortunately both athwart the hull, but smashing out the upper works of th-* boat on the port or levee side, aud crushing everything beneath them. By the force of the concussion, too, the stateroom-doors, otherwise uninjured, were blown off or broken, the solid wulnut counter iu the clerk's office was cracked from end to end, and the furniture, crock ery, and chandeliers in the cabin were in a moment transferred iuto a chaos of debris. No lives were lost, and this is really provideutial iu view of the violence of the explosion. Two engineers of the boat, Peter Seibold aud O. Miller, were slightly scalded, as was also Mr. C. E. Dunu, a gentleman who had taken passage, and was awaiting the boat's departure to night. A colored cabin boy w as ulso hurt by being struck on the head by a flying fragment, aud a news boy is said to have been scalded quite seriously'. The St. Mary's reached this city from Louis ville on Wednesday morning, and was still engaged iu the discharging ot her cargo when the disaster occurred. 8he is com niauded by Captain B. F. Goodwin, and her clerk is Morris Dorsey. This latter gentle ,u upbear* to be peculiarly uufortunate in 8 team boating, he having been in com mand of the ill-fated steamboat Como, re cently burned ou Trinity river, Texas. The entire amount of damage is estimated at about $15,000. Messrs. A. Britton & Co. were the agents ol the boats. The damages sustained on board the Ruth aud Leonidas were considerable. Ou the latter boat the chandeliers were shattered to fragments by the concussion, while the descent of the boiler iuto the ladies' cabin of the Ruth caused, we learn, little other injury than the breakiugof the woodwork The exploded boiler was a tubular with seven flues, aud previous to the explosion \t had been filled wjth water to aid iu clean ing out the other boilers. kl«»i Mina and Razor. John Martiu, colored, hus been sent by Recorder Gastiuel before the criminal court, to be tried for having, on the 18(h instant, assaulted aud cut James John, colored, with a razor, on Treme street, near Conti. A ra zor and a siuugshot were found ou his per son wh* n at rested, which makes the ac cused liable, also, to prosecutiou for carry ing concealed weapons. SclBure of Trudlag Bool*. Colonel Gurney, special deputy collector of internal revenue lor the first district of Louisiana, so.zed a large number of trading, fruit, aud fishing sloops and boats, f.r Ion* payment of the government license tax. It seems that a large number of the owners were ignorant of tbe law requiring them to take out such a iioeusc, it not having been enforced strictly heretofore, but when the trouble was properly explained they paid tbe required amount, and their vessels were released. The Crescent of yesterday morning C 0 u* tributes this tunny paragraph: Last evening, about seven o'clock, as the Republican club of Algiers was passing up Canal street, near the C'lay statue, the col ored freed man who is in the habit of carry ing a transparency around town'ad vising everybody to visit the Olympic, happened to emerge from St. Charle- street. Seeing the procession passing with numerous trans parencies, our Olympic artist crossed over and brought up the reur of the procession, bearing aloft his huge transparency with the pride natural to one who felt that he was the most conspicuous object in the as sembly, and dancing gaily to the music of the life and drum, it was curious to see, among such mottoes as " Equal rights,'' "Liberty." "Justice," etc., etc., the huge transparency recommending everybody to to Bob Hart's to-night," ------- . - - the Mystick Krew i»r«i Browned Boy Identified. The body of the boy feund drowned, as mentioned yesterday morning, lias been identified by special aid Farrell as that of his son, who was accidentally drowned during the storm on Saturday last. Coroner Delery held an inquest, a verdict of accidental drowning being returned. Elglulng the City. The city will be lighted in the suburbs before many days, the controller having, as before stated, sold the contract to build eight hundred new and to refit old lamp posts. Itoariliux IIuiKte Thief. Paul Moreau, a yon tig man who knows how to dress and gfv* himself somewhat the appearance of a gentleman, was arraigned betore Recorder Gastiuel on two separate charges of larceny. It appears that on the tenth instant, he rented a room from M'me Henrietta McCoy, on Toulouse str* et, between Treme and Franklin streets, after which he carried off from the house twelve different pieces of wearing apparel, a lot of books and sundry other articles, including the ornaments on the mantle piece, the whole valued at about $25. On the six teenth he made his appearance at the house kept by M'me Fraucms, colored, on Marais street, between Conti and Bienville, rented a room there and cleaned it out in the same way, carrying off the bed sheets, a porcelain chandelier, the ornaments on the mantle piece and the key of the room. The testi mony against Moreau, as to the lir>t rob bery was pretty conclusive aud the case was sent before the criminal court. 11c then pleaded guilty to the second larceny, and not being able to furnish the required* bail, was remanded to prison to await trial before the criminal court. title. On Wednesday evening Mr. F. P. West, a painter doing business ui: 102 Poydraa street, put an end to his existence by taking an ounce vial full of laudanum at his residence n Franklin street between Clio and Erato trouts. Dr. Nichols was called upon to «. x mine the case, but found the unfortunate mn already dead. It is said business dilli ulties were the cause of the depression which prompted him to the act. Disappeared. Waltenbcrg, who hatl Captain James thorn arrested on a charge of embezzle* ment. has left the city. Waltenbcrg mar ried Miss Rhode, a German actress, a few eks ago. That City Committer. )n the 11th instant the following resolu n was unanimously adopted at a mass nvention of the Republicans of this city: Jiesolced , That the president of this con tuition be hereby authorized and Instruct* 1 to appoint a city executive committee, insisting of the same number which corn use the representation of the city in the jwer branch of the legislature, and call ii<l committee togethi-r. this committee to ave power to fill all vacancies. We are daily asked when Mr. Heath, the president of the conven tion, will appoint the com mittee. ftkeplIeUm. )n Wednesday evening, while the great procession was passing the Republican St. Charles street, with torches flaming, banners flying, voices cheering, and music resounding, one of our reporter overheard a conversation between two ly individuals, members of some recon struction club. One said to the other: " Dern it, Bill, let's go. This proccs.-ion will never pass. It's only the same lot of walking round the block. There ain't enough niggers in town to make this, procession 1" The skeptics moved on. llor«»- Cur* tu Carrollton Yesterday the change took place, estab lishing horse or mule cars for the steam trains between Canal street and Carrollton. Forty new aud handsome cars were placed upon the line, proving to be more than the preseut travel justifies; but as they are much more agreeable and convenient than those hitherto used, and make the trip in about the same time as the steam cars, the track being so smooth und the mules first class, it is trusted the travel will rapidly in crease. Counterfeit Nickel* Officers of the street railroad companies -ay that counterfeits of the five cent nickels are becoming very common. It is bad enough to have to use such abortions in the shape of bronze and nickel five, three, two, and one cent pieces with which the late director of the mint has cursed us. without having counterfeits of these palmed upou us. In the old copper as well as othe oins of the United States, there was some artistic execution; but all appropriateness of d* sign disappeared long since—certainly in 1851, when the three cent piece, iu IsjU when the nickel cent, and still later when the five cent nickel were introduced. If we can have nothing better than these, and the dirty fractional shinplasters, we may as well fall back upon wampum of the Indians, used after the first settlement of the coun try; even coou skius would help tjje case some. IIain't no V*e for It This seems to be a common expression of the natives of this part of the country. Spanking of that gorgeous river palace, the Great Republic, with a Mississippian while crossing Lake Pontchartraiu the other day, our traveling companion had not seen heard of her arrival or the father of waters. • I hain't no use for the He could just as well not—it was too big a Indeed, said lie, Mississippi river dispense with it thing for him. A Heavy Judgment. Yesterday, in the circuit court of the United States, Associate Justice Durell pre siding, a judgment'by confessiou was en tered of record in favor of th** New York warehouse and security company, against Mary C. Sterling, for $150,000. This judg ment w'as upon a note and mortgage, the latter of which covered a large and valuable plantation in the parish of Point Coui»ee. Be * ---------*" *- " Jy agreement of parties no execution is to issue for the sale of tin; mortgaged premises until September next. The plaintiff is a northern corporation. Adjourned. The criminal court of this ci?5 has ad journed until next Monday, June 3. Carrying Flrearata. Thomas W. Cronau, an employe in the quartermaster's department, who was ar rested for carving a revolver and firing off the same on Dryades street, was fined $25 yesterday morning byr Recorder Ahern, with the alternative ot going to the parish prison for thirty days. Cronau, when first arrest ed, w .is turned over to the military authori ties. The affidavit against Cronau was. re turned to the mayor, with the following in dorsemeiit on it: "The order forbidding the carrying cf firearms was Intended ouly to assist and render effective the law which, it appears, haa ample jurisdiction over the preseut case, and provides for adequate punishment. Hereafter, while the order will be rigidly adhered to, it is not the intention ot the military authorities to take from the civil ____isn__________ - authorities the custody ov trial and punish ment of this class of off*-alters, except in aggravated cases where the law may not apply or when the punishment It prescribes may be inadequate." The mayor thereupon sent Cronau before Recorder Ahern. Police Appointing! First District—W. F. * ihafer, vice Henry Failure. linted by the depos Second District—D. l'ecou, vice D. Kier nan; A. Ferrar, vice T. Higuin.-; L. O. Don nell, corporal, vice George Renaud. Third District—James Mayance, vice J. R. Garcia. Tlic Bank ofC< The committee ap itors of the Bank of Commerce to with Jacob Barker relative to the interests of depositors, and to solicit of him a full statement of his affairs, and bis anticipated action relative to adjustment of the same, met at room six', No. so Camp street, at eleven o'clock, A. M., yesterday. Mr. Barker having notified the committee of his wish to meet and coufcr with them to-day. a sub-committee was appointed for that purpose. The result of th* conference with Mr. Barker, as well as all other acts of said committee, will be made public through the press. About one hundred of the de positors in this bank registered their names yesterday at the rooms where the committee were in session, together with the sums of money due to them at the time the bank shut its doors in their faces. The amount of these sums reached about one hundred thousand dollars; and yet our reporter was informed by a member of the committee that this only represents about one-tenth of the who c. Mr. Barker, therefore, is de priving his creditors of at least one million dollars of hard cash. And who are these creditors ' Not th rich, who are able to stand such losses w ithout much suffering: but, judging from'thoso the reporter saw weeping aud mourning their losses, and registering their names, they are tin middle and poorer classes of society—very many of th* mi poor colored people, Irisii and other women, whose hard earnings from the needle and the wash-tub have thus been wrung from them by this bauk failure. Fire on Cunalitreet. A little after one o'clock yesterday morn ing fire was discovered in the three-story brick house No. 209 Canal street, the lower floor of which is occupied by Meyers A Win nett as a variety store. The stock was slightly damaged by both water and fire. The amount of insurance is unknown, and incendiarism is supposed to have been the origin of the tire. The 1 arpet Thief. Yesterday morning one Vincent was arrested charged with having stolen the I iece of carpet from before the store ot Messrs. Cohen A Piuski, on Canal street, ou Tuesday last. The Yrr<-i»re«*ltile Holdler*. Mike Makiu and John Reilly, the two sol diers who created a considerable disturb ance in the bar-room of the St. Charles hotel yesterday, were brought be for*.- the recorder, and Makiu lined $25 und Reilly discharged. Health of the i tty General Mower has issued the following order: "The commanding officer at Fort Macomb, Louisiana, will, until further orders, pre vent inward bound vessels, coming from any foreign port, or from any domestic port which bus been, or may hereafter be, quar antined, from passing that post." Mayor II* nth has ordered a detail of two policemen from the force in each district, whose special duty it will he to co-operate with the health officers in maintaining the city in a good sanitary condition. Diftchat ire*!. Morris Miller, the colored man who acci dentally shot Christian Nicholas, on a schooner iu the New Bar in, yesterday evening, was arraigned before Recorder Ahern and discharged. A certificate from Dr. Font, as=istaut surgeon of the Charity hospital, stated that Nicholas was only slightly wounded, and would soon be well. l.an-eny Frank Alvarez, uutit recently removed by Mayor Heath, a member Qf the police, was arraigned before Recorder Gastiuel, yester day, charged with unlawfully retaining pos sessiou of a gold watch found by him on a street iu the Second District, knowing the same be the property of J. Lilienthal, jewel er, on Canal street. The watch, numbered 03,513, has been identified by Mr. Lilienthal as one stolen from him wh* ■. his store was burglarously entered last month—an occur doubtless fresh iu the memory of our ■-owned at Algclrr*. Coroner Brownlee held an inquest on Wednesday at Algiers, on the body of one Pierre Auure Hatrel, a resident of New Or leans, aged twenty three years—a verdict of " Accidental drowning " being retained. Deceased was on Monday last crossing from this city to Algiers, on the Second Dis tance, and iu attempting to step on the float he fell iu the river, sank, anti was seen no more alive. COTUT ur.POBTH, Tnltetl State* C'l*-«-ult Court — II Durell, A*K<»clute Juilgi York Warehouse and Security Com pany vs. Mary C. .Stirling. Judgment by confession for $150,000, ami decree of fore closure upon the plantation of defendant, ituated in Point Coupee parish. Execu tion stayed until September'1, 1 Henry Jackson vs. Vicksburg, Shreveport, and Texas Railroad Company, John T. Ludeling, John Ray, und others'. Demurr* r to the jurisdiction of the court ou the fol 1. That plaintiff, in merely alleging them selves as holders of certain bonds, without setting forth ownership of same, and the manner in which they had become owners of such bonds, had not disclosed an interest sufficient to enable them to stand in judg ment in this court. 2. That the allegations of the bill- are vague and indefinite, and too gen* ral in their character, and the citizenship of all parties plaintiff is not set forth. originated the writ of seizure aud sale of the property, which court has the exclusive power of controlling its own process, and the exclusive power of correcting any "bus 1 of the same. 4. That the Vicksburg, Shreveport, and Texas railroad company, havimr, by its charter, perpetual existence, or until legally dissolved, aud its officers being required to exercise their functions until legally super seded, and there having been no election of directors since 18G5, it follows that W. M. Wadley, who was then president of the company, still continues to hold that office, and he being oue of the plaintiifs in this suit, aud in contemplation of law, a citizen of Louisiana in relation to the affairs of the corporation, although actually a resident of Georgia, is prohibited lrom litigating before this tribunal. Still ou argument. Naturalized—Ed. De Larzaz, Leonard Reinhart. Bernard Williams, Joseph S: ret, Joseph Fraser, Henry Altmulhfr, Henry bruhn, GodUeb Fiiuk, Abi * ~ > rah am Cope. 1'alled State* District t oart- Hon. E. 11. Durell. Judge. McLoskey, Mason A (^o. vs. W. G. Coyle A Co. Default entered, and libel taktu pro confesso. Naturalized—Caspar Wentz, Valentin Weber, Peter Shaffer, Matthias Schloseer, aud David Nolan. First District Court- Hob. W. W Howe, Judge. Htatc vs. T. Joliu^m and H. Johnson, lar ceny. Pleaded guilty. State vs. 1* Kelly, Assault and battery. Pleaded guilty and waived time of sentence. Sent to parish prison for three days. fcitate vs. C. Durand, J. Garner. A. Fagot, and Henry Prince, robbery. Tried by h jury and found not guilty. State v-. Jerry Taylor, larceny. S'olprot. eutered. State vs. O. Thomas, larceny, Aot pros. entered. fctatev*. Lewis Brown, assault and bat tery. Triad by a jury and found not guilty. State vs. James Ward, assault aud battery. Tried by a jury, found guilty, aqd, waiving time of sentence, was fined $25. Naturalized—Franeis Schmidt and Moses Heiadingsbclder. This court has adjourwed until Monday, Jane 3* BY TELEGRAPH.! [Special Dispatches to the Republican.] FROM WASH I N G T ON THE PRESIDENT PREPARING FOR HIS TOUR. ALL IDEA (IF IMPEACHMENT ABANDONED. George W. Oiilc* Pardoned. Washington, May 30, 16t7. President JohnsoB has engaged rooms at the Spottswood house, Richmond, at which place he will stay over night on Sunday next. He leaves h -re on the morning of the 2d prox. He will go to Raleigh on Monday by special train. The judiciary committee leave next week. All idea of impeachment has* been aban doned by a majority of the committee. Mr. Ashley still urges the propriety of reporting a bill for impeachment, but is so fa: un successful. President Johnson has pardoned George W. Gale, of Alabama. He is notorious for having offered to become one of a hundred to give ten thousand dollars eacli for the as-a*--ination of President Lincoln, llis wife importuned the president to pardon Dim. PAYSON. h FKOAI WASHINGTON THE LATEST NEWS FROM THE CAPiTfL. FKOJI ST. LOUIS. I N l)I,V\ DEP11EDATIONS FUOJI LOIISViLLE l\Al(ilRATIO.\ (IF HENRY CLAY'S STATl'E. FUOM CINCINNATI. .Viiotli<'i- 11 «-:iv v F K O M E i: It OPE Abolishment of the Colonial Slavery System FROM VIRGIMA. THE FREEDMEN TO BE PROTECTED IN VOTING VCCIDEVr. FROM CHARLESTON' Indictment Arainst Blockade Bonner JIISCELLANEOrs \ i:W8 NORTHERN ASP WESTERN MARKETS. From Washington. Washington. May 30.—The president lias appointed E. H. A eg imora a member of the We.-t Point board oi v isitors. General Thomas P. E* k*'rt. formerly as sistant secretary of war. and now promi nently connected with th-* Western Uniou telegraph company, headquarters in New York, is now in this city. The internal revenue receipts to-day were $«;17 ,o(mj. The controller of the treasury advertises in the city paper* that hank notes of the First National bauk of New Orleans will be paid in lawful money upon presentation at the treasury of the United Stab' Washington, May 3#.—The Republican convention of Vermont has nominated John B. Page for governor, and unanimously in dorsed the reconstruction measures oi' the last Congress. From It. Loiilt St. T.oris, May 30.—A Fort Kearney dis patch says the Indian war has fairly begun. Rauches are burned, stock stolen, aud set tlers murdered daily. Troops are going westward rapidly. From I.ouUvIlle— Inaugural Ion of MurhU* statue of Heury Clay. Louisville, Ma\ 30.—The inauguration of Hart's marble statue of Henry Clay in the courthouse was one of the most brilliaut demonstrations ever made in thi* city. The procession of different orders and associa tions was very imposing and of great length. Judge W. F. Bullock delivered the oration, Th. ode written for the occasion by George I). Prentice is pronounced his ablest effort. Prentice Business w'zs almost wholly suspended. From Clucloaatl. Cincinnati, May 30.—A G&llopolis raer chant with Cincinnati business connections has failed; liabilities over half a million of dollars. From Richmond. Richmond, May 30.— General Brown, of the freedmen's bureau, has issued a circular lirecting the officers, iu view of the hos tility which may exist to freedmen voting, to see that the freedman is instructed in his rights, and that he is registered and votes. Judge Kelley spoke in Danville to-day. Alexandria, Va., May 30.—A freight train on the Orange and Alexandria rail road ran off the track to-day billing the engineer aud fireman. From Charleston. Charleston, May 20.—In the United States district court to-day a bill of com plaint was filed by District Attorney Corbin ;ainst Charles K. Preolian, Theodore D. agner, James D. Welsinau, W. L. Tren holin, George A. Trenholm, aud Johu B. Laffete, members of the firm of John Fraser A Co., charging them with violating the laws of the United States iu blockade run ning operations, and claiming that iu other respects they are accountable to the govern ment. Judge Bryau, upon hearing the bill, granted an injunction restraining the afore mentioned parties from disposing of any real estate now held by them. General Sickles leaves Charleston for Raleigh to morrow' to meet President John son. _ _ By tie Cable. Frankfort, May 30. -United States bonds 77|. Paris, May 30 —Frauds Joseph cf Austria is expected to arrive bv the first of July. London, May*'30.—Fresh Schleswig Uol stein complications arc rumored. The fate of Maximilian creates painful anxiety throughout Europe. Madrid, May 39.—The government is con sidering the abolishment of the colonial slavery system. St. Petersburg, May 30,—The Emperor Alexander left here to-day for Parts. Bkrun, May 3%—Count Bismarck, it is reported, will accompany King William to Paris. Fwvjlsa Market*. London, JUj 30. Id A. M.—Con*olj steady, American securities cue hanged. It la t bought bant r»t« will be reduced one courier. -.ONDoy, May .'lO, Evening.—Consols 94£; Liverpoo; May 30, 10 A. M.—Cotton uy.atit. Other articles unchanged, ooi., May 30, Evening.—Cotton gat Id advance. Middling up niiddlin_r Orleans ILd; sales of e*t!c Murke f lNciNNATi. May 30. —Flour Irregular; inter, family to fancy, *|:j 50®1C. Wheat •ry dull; No. 2 white, $2 75. No. 1, $2 85© UU. Corn dull at flue, for No. 1 hulk, its dull at ,4c. Rye dull at $1 75. Cotton Jict at 24@24$. Whisky dull at 30^533c. $22 59. Bulk m**ats dull; ides. 11c.; clear ribbed, % 13@13}c.; u Mere mgar-enrod, 12 *c.: Lard dull; prime May 30.—Tobacco activ mon le. nf, $ ! 71 >ry d: ried lei 10 : me •lium dark filler n ight, 510(^15: black wraji per*, $ Cotton. 23lf<£24. Floui * iins ettled; extra. $10 50: fall dm: ible * •xtra. i Wheat. ■ red. lower— $1 03^1 oo for y rellow r, and ! prime tierce. Whisky dull. $12 75. closed $1 0f,@ 8'■■^ , J2c. Pork quiet r< is only a specula ' d, 124c. for Sale r.g previous quo lions $20: Owen ■ irly this ' tobacco, fully sus on-: light lugs $3: nty cutting leaf : f* ■ l it. the canal by the unchanged, v sid*- 12. Bulk New York. : -Cotton quiet. The - favor buyers. Corn >od. Sugar dull and . Liverpool, am.-hip Vir ived to-day, May (\.t tou market firm; lies at 27^27: for middling uir heavy; hi ale and Western Southern miV< • 1. good, $12 40@ <1 extra. Si-;'*, '.16 75. Corn de : Western in : veil, $1 20<ftl 24 u *1 $1 no/gl 32 : for old. Mess pork .ard I 24 <§ 1 !$. s, igJ.r firm and in land. Na\ nl • 1* 'res dull; turpentine $4^. Fr . heavy. Rail es heavy. Govt dull. Gold i. yfi (jcent.: C ' - Ys -1 *62, coupons, ms • '<r 7 ] ■'cent..; di* tV.L Gold cl* . - 1 w* aker, 137£@ iv emmet its dul . -locks heavy and From Soothv r<e*t Pa#*. rTMWEST 1 1 A ~ ~ chofleld'. Ot 1! These com mis ice is not d *s.o. ncltidcs a* folio will tx prtfern ral Schofield th** purpose of all persons in 'perty incases its may fail, lit ary cora •iuafter to be maud of the , and clothing urates, take jurisdic y have reason Trial by 1 in all < **l bv the militai > believe it till the orders b<* made known jurisdiction as hissiouers will *ute vrits trates Any p< il orde resist military commi.*.*ioner, e military commission, am shall be punished by fine a'-curdii g tu the uatur* offense. r- and others, arc eqite the lawful <L rs to tbe Rarnc • l by law to obey l by civil tnagis shall disobey or r authority of a tried by a pon conviction, d imprisonment, 1 legreeof the mil LOI IITAXI.lfS AT WMT POIKT We are pleased to learn thut Louisiana will be represented on the next board of visitors to the 3Iilitary Academy at West Point. IulSCS, Dr. Thos. Cottmau of this Siate was a member of the board, receiving his appointment from President Johnson. At the annual examination of this year, which comes off next month, Mr. E. H. An gamar, an engineer of ability, and a loyal citizen of this State, will be on the board. The only cadet now at West Point from this State is Charles G. Eckhart, a young geutletuan of great promise, a native of this city, who will graduate in June. li** w:t* appointed in 1863, from the Sec ond Congressional District of this State by I! ui. .Michael Hahn. Mr. Eckhart after graduating v. ;!l vLit his re utives in this city, and await order- t . jin seme artillery regiment. _ The Rights «»f <»| special meetiug of the Union League duo was called Uiv last evening to "con sider the conduct oi Horace Greeley iu be coming bail for Jefferson Davis. Wo don't iike to interfere in dificrencesaruong friends; but we can't help hinting t** the Union League club that it m ght possibly be well enough fpr them to mind their o vu busi uef-s. Mr. Greeley's bailing of Davi* w r as an act performed by him as a private citizen— and whether h** was wise or foolish iu the matter, he had just ns perfect a right to do what he did as any member of tue Union lias to eat fish for breakfast, or go vitlumt it, as he pleases. If the Union League club proposes to supervise the private conduct of its indi vidual members, un i discipline all who fall short of its standard, it will *irapi.v add oue more to the many nuisances already exist ing of this sort. It is becoming altogether too much the fashion for societies, or par ti**, *ht clubs to assume inquisitorial author ity over the act*, words, and opinions of their members. Everything like independ ence ol th *ught is crushed out; no man can have opinions of his own. or act upon them without subjecting himself to the criticism aud formal censure of a clique of sell-ap po in ted judges. John M. Bolts, in his recent letter of ex planation, wonder* whether he will live long enough to be permitted to act upon his own judgment, without being called to account for It by his frieuds. Most certainly uot. The tuudency of things in this couutry is xactly the other way. It is toward tyranny, not freedom, in all matters ot opinion 1 and of actiou. If any mau acts with a party, ! Certain purposes, Iu politics, rt ligxm, or anything else—he is held subject to the will of that party in everythin*. He must bow absolutely to the dictates oi iu leaders, or ol those who claim to be ita leaders, on all subject* and at ail time*. If he does not, he Will find himself trie*!, condemned, aud exe ________________________ ______ cut* d as a traitor aud (tesriw. We do uot admire Mr. Greclt-y'i extreme 1 anxiety to personally ctowu himself in effecting the relea-e of Dmym On public ! grounds it wa* wholly neetliea-. ion any conceivable personal grounds i$wa* inex • piicable. But it was a prfvaii- aud personal ! act, aud oue for which he is respooMible to tm authority but public nphiiou. K.irthe Uuion Leauue club formally to ait in juJg incut upon him for it. aertn ton. the height " —* " * of itniwrtineuce.—JVew J art Nation,