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Ottiiial Journal of the 1'lilted States.
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•tpie largely, shall be
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>ublished every Saturday morning S
an re; half ye*
'•Let our laws and our institutions speak
not of white men, not of r< <1 men, not of
black men, not of men of auy complexion ;
but like the laws of God—the Ten Command
ments and the Lord's Prayer—let them
speak of the people."— Horace Maynard.
Three .Solid Plunk* for the Itc public
Pint form.
Rebuilding of tiik Levees by National
Abolition of the Cotton Tax.
Sugar Interests of the State to be Pro
tected and Fostered.
" The Government of the People, by the
People, and for the People, shall not
Perish from the Earth.''
Mexican News.— We are indebted to John
Mexican News.— We are indebted to John
Hodges, chief clerk of the New Orleans
Packet company, for a copy of the La Han
dera de Mexico , published at Brownsville, of
May 8; it contains th»* following news :
Escobedo gives the particulars of the
affairs at and near Mexico on the '27th and
28th April, in which he claims that the
Liberal troops penetrated to the grand
plaza, and w<?n "a glorious victory "—but
as this news lias since been controverted, it
is of no importance.
A long account is given of the troubles in
Tamaulipas, with General Pavon, which
however have since been reported to be
The Brownsville Kej/ublican of the 12th
May, reports that Diaz's army in front of
the city of Mexico is not less than 2."),000
men; says that in a recent battle at Quere
taro the Liberals lost 0000 men, in killed,
wounded, and deserters, and that Juarez
liad raised two millions of dollars from the
citizens of San Luis Potosi.
The Lighthouse at Southwest Pass.— Its
foundation is thirty feet in depth below the
surface of the earth. The substratum is
composed of two layers of cypress trans
versely laid; then follows a layer of cotton
bales (3400 in number); then a layer of
brick; then another layer of cypress same
as the first; and then a second layer of
brick, and upon this foundation the tower,
sixty feet in height, is built. This founds
tion is about 159 square feet.
Not long since the foundation was bored
into to ascertain the condition of the cotton.
Wlgen taken out it presented u natural
appearance, but in a few moments turned
black, and was blown away by the breath
like so much ashes. This lighthouse has
been constructed for a number of years.
Corintii Weekly Union. —We rejoice to
learn that the people of Mississippi are be
ginning to appreciate good radical reading
matter. The Corinth Weekly Union, re
ceived yesterday, contains fourteen columns
of editorial and news matter, which origin
ally appeared in the New Orleans Repub
lican. We thank our cotemporary for the
highest compliment we have yet received,
and trust it will always find both our edi
torial and news columns worthy of republi
cation in its pages.
Appointments et the Governor.— Gov
ernor Wells has appointed, subject to the
approval of the commanding general, A. J.
Elliotte police juror for ward No. 1, of the
parish of Bienville, vice Moses Herne, and
Henry Sheen justice of the peace o? the
Seventh ward, to fill a vacancy caused by
tht resignation of H. Bradley. We are in
formed that the nomination of Mr. Levi
.Wells by the governor to the vacant office
of register of conveyances has not yet been
received at headquarters.
Not Executed.— A gentleman just arrived
from Matamoros says that there is no truth
in thE reports coming from the Rio Grande
of the execution of Maximilian. No news of
later date than the day he left has been re
ceived herd, and he asserts positively that
there was inen no foundation for the re
ports, and that the escaped officer of the
emperor is a purely imaginary personage.
Registers of Baniruptct Confirmed.—
Judge Dureli has confirmed the nomination
of General A. J. Hamilton as register of
bankruptcy for the second, and C. B. Kel
kgg as agister of bankruptcy for the first
oo&grewdonal district. Both these appoint
ments reflect credit on Chief J ustice Chase
and Jttdfe Dureli.
Pirsonal.—M. B. Campbell, Esq., United
States consul at Matamoros, is In the city on
a brief business tislt. He is a courteous
ge&Ueman, and bears the reputation of being
aa efficient officer of Mm government.
One of the most important results that
will flow from the triumph of the reform
movement in Great Britain will be the
separation of the church and State : the
abolition of the established church as a
governmental institution. To-day a huge
majority of the people of the United King
dom are either Catholics, or Protestant
dissenters from the Episcopalian church ;
and as soon as this majority are enabled to
exert their legitimate influence in parlia
ment. they will take care that they are no
longer compelled to support an institution
for which they have no sympathy. Even
the best friends of the Episcopalian church
in England have recently become convinced
that her purity and usefulness can only l
maintained by divorcing her irom the
State. The vast revenues that she has
lung enjoyed are no longer devoted to
apostolic and evangelical purposes but
are eaten up by a system which enables
bishops to live in more than princely .state
while curates starve on fifty pounds ti
year. For many years past the church
| has come to be regarded as a
j profession or a trade, to which the youngei
j <on. who was too feeble to enter the navy
| too poor to buy a commission in the army
| and too limited in intellect to rise to omi
I nence in the law. might be apprenticed
| with the certainty ut receiving a livelihood
I in return for the performance of nominal
services. It was not deemed at all requisite
that the young men thus designed for the
church should have what we term "a call
for the ministry it was not supposed that
their hearts were inflamed with a love of
souls, and that they felt that God had
called them to work in his vineyard.
They were required simply to pass a cer
tain length of time at an university; to
subscribe to the thirty-nine articles of
faith: ami to receive an ordination at the
hands of a bishop, when they were ready
to accept the -living' which th**ir family
influence or their fathers' money could pro
cure for them. Entering upon the duties
of their vocation, their first step was to
' obtain the services of a curate, to whom
they could delegate the work of their
parishes, and who would relieve them of
! all duties except those of reading prayers,
and preaching a sermon on Sundays: and
! their subsequent life was too often una
; domed with the virtues that are expected
! in a priest.
j It is not to be supposed that a church
! thus governed would long retain its in
fluence over the hearts and affections of
the people. But. as if to still further
: alienate the established religion from the
I respect of the mass of the people of Eng
| land, a curious schism sprang up within it
some year- ago. which has now assumed
proportions that are alarming to the i'rot
estant mind, and awakens fears that can
only be allayed by the severance of the
church and .State. Among the English
clergymen were some earnest men; men
who felt all that priests should feel, and
who fully recognized the high nature of
their holy calling. But this class ol men,
of whom Dr. Pusey is the best exponent,
as he is also the recognized leader, anxious
to exalt their ministry and to clothe them
selves with that spiritual authority and su
premacy that in their belief the priests of
God were entitled to possess, plunged into
historical and ecclesiastical researches that
led them back to a close investigation of
the faith and practice of the English
church at the time of the reformation.
They found, or they fancied they hail
lound. that many of the doctrines
that were at this day recognized
as cardinal points in the faith of their
church, were really departures Iron' the
truth ; and that there was far less ground
of difference between the English church,
as it should be, and the church of Rome,
than was generally believed. Some of
these clergymen pursued the investigation
th is commenced until they were led to
abjure the Protestant faith altogether, and
to reconcile themselves with Rome : among
them Dr. Wiseman, who is now a cardinal
of that church, and Dr. Manning, who is at
present the Catholic archbishop of West
minster. But the majority of them managed
to 8top one step short of this consumma
tion, and to retain the honors and emolu
ment* of their places in the English church,
while denying and abjuring the essential
principles of the reformation upon which
it was supposed to be founded. These
constitute what is now known as the
ritualistic sections of the English church,
and among them are to be found a majority
of the earnest and zealous clergymen of
that faith. They have restored, to a great
extent, the ceremonies that the reformation
abolished ; they have resumed the ancient
costumes and vestments ; they have re
stored the confessional ; they have re
lighted the candles upon the altar:
aad they teach the doctrine of
the real presence in the elements of
the mass. If & recent manifesto put forth
by Dr. Pusey—who still retains his author
ity as a priest of the church of England—
may be accepted as a correct representa
tion of the claims of this section of the
clergy, it may be said that they assert the
identity of the doctrines of the churches of
England and Rome, as contained on one
side in the thirty-nine articles of religion,
and on the other by the canons and de
crees of the Connell of Trent; they re
cognize the unqualified primacy of the
pope, and admit his supremacy; and that
they desire a concordat to be effected be
tween the queen of England and the pope,
on the basis of the former resigning to the
latter her title and authority as head of the
church. It may be imagined r 1th what
horror these propositions fill the minds of
the mass of the English people, who are
nothing If they are not Protestant, and
who hare been trained to believe that the
pope is the scarlet woman who is the
mother of all abominations; and this hor
ror is deepened as it appears at least
donbtful whether the ritualists have not
the law on their side, and that an ecclesias
tical court would be compelled to give
a judgment in their favor, if a suit to
deprive them of their livings on the charge
of heresy were brought against them. If
the established church hns come to be noth
ing hot an oflhhoot of Rome, argue the peo
ple, the sooner It is deprived of Rtrevtnoes
and oompeUnd to look for its support to its
own *ynipaihizcrs, the better ; an
ing, which is daily strengthening, will go
far to reconcile even the Episcopalians to a
severance of the church from the State.
But a majority of the people ol England,
without taking Ireland and Scotland into
the account, are not Episcopalians. The
Catholics, the various dissenting Protestant
churches, the Jews, and the very large class
who avowedly have no religion, together
make up a number greater far than those
who still maintain even a nominal and for
m il connection with the established church.
But all of these classes are compelled to
support the church. The tithes that con
stitute a large portion of its revenue are
collected with rigor, and no one is per
mitted to escape their payment. The Cath
olic. whose faith forbid? him to enter
a Protestant church: the Baptist,
who supports his own church : the
^lethodiat, the Presbyterian, the Congre
gationalism the Jew, and the infidel, all
have to pay alike. It has only been be
cause until now there has never been a
representation of the people in parliament,
that this state of things has been suffered
to endure. It cannot last when the people
are permitted to govern themselves.
Thus far we have spoken only of Eng
land. But in Scotland and Ireland there
Is an equally anomalous condition of
affairs. In Ireland, eighty-eight out of
every hundred of the population are Cath
olics. and never enter a Protestant church:
but every one of the people is compelled
to contribute to the support of the estab
lishment. The church is in possession of
all the valuable property that belonged to
the church of Rome when Cromwell over
ran the island; her cathedrals have been
converted into Protestant churches, and
the people have been compelled to sup
port their own friends out of the little that
was left after the tithes for the English
church were paid. In Scotland another
state of things exists still more strange.
The established church here is the Presby
terian kirk, of which. by some
curious anomaly, the queen is recog
nized aa the head. It enjoys the ecclesias
tical revenues of this section of the king
dom. and all classes are compelled to con
tribute to its support. The majority of
the Scottish people are Presbyterians, but
the strong sense of justice that is a charac
teristic of this people, has caused two suc
cessive schisms to take place from the es
tablishment. and the result is that the free
church of Scotland, which is Presbyterian
also, but which refuses to recognize the
queen as its head or to accept unwilling
tithes, now outnumbers the establishment.
Thus, in the three divisions of the king
dom the established religion neither rep
resents the belief of a majority of the
people, nor commands the respect ev»*n of
a large minority. It is seen to be an op
pressor!. an outrage, a deception, and a
wrong : and it may be expected that one
of the first acts of the parliament elected
under the new reform bill will be to sweep
it away. That the vital and wholesome
portions of the Episcopal church will be
injured by this divorce from the State, is
neither expected, nor desired. On the
contrary, it is believed, that the step will
purify, elevate, and ennobje the church,
and restore to it a great measure of the in
fluence over the minds and hearts of the
people that it has now unquestionably lost.
Considerable interest attaches at present
to this question; and as the time approaches
at which such session must take place, if at
all, this interest will increase. It appears
from our recent dispatches that the judiciary
committee have decided to abandon the
intention of impeachment; which disposes
of one reason for the re-assembling of Con
gress; but there are other and more pres J
ones still left. The financial condition
of the whole country and the political con
dition of this section demand immediate
attention. The reconstruction laws, as con
strued by Mr. Slanbery the attorney-gen
eral, require reconstruction themselves, be
fore anything valuable can be accomplished
under them. Notw ithstanding the time and
pains that were expended on them, and
the conscientious desire of Congress to fur
nish thereby a plan under which the re
volted States might be restored to their
former status without danger to tbo coun
try, it now appears that a fatal ambiguity
exists in some of their most important
clauses, which may be interpreted so as to
defeat these patriotic intentions. The dis
franchising clauses, evidently intended by
Congnss as protective rather than punitive,
have been so explained by Mr. Stanbery as
to be almost impotent. According to him,
these laws are a very coarse political
sieve through which very big rebels may
slip with ease. This learned gentleman has
studied the subject profoundly, and come
to some extraordinary conclusions. His
opinion on the meaning of the cause
"giving aid and comfort to the
enemies of the United .States,'' as used in
these laws, namely, that it is intended to
apply to " foreign enemies," will fco regard
ed by all fair-minded persons as the gross
est perversion of language ever devised by
political trickery. Nay, it is an insult to
the understanding of Ihe people to tell
them that Congress, in specifying the giv
ing of aid and comfort to the enemies of
the United States as in certain cases a
cause of disqualification and disfranchise
ment meant to apply the phrase to those
" who gave aid or comfort to our enemies
in the war with Great Britain in 1812, and
is the war with Mexico in 18471" Fortu
nately, this is so gross a violation of decen
cy and propriety, so utterly and flagrantly
improbable, that the very dullest
Democrat can see through it, and the
most shameless would be almost ashamed
to quote it. Nevertheless, it will very
probably be acted upon, and will be worth
fens of thousands of Democratic votes.
Men who gave substantial aid to the re
bellion, and who feel satisfied in their own
minds that Congress aimed that clause
especially at those who gave such aid, and
had no more thought of foreign enemies
than they bad of Democratic constructions,
will take the oath with or without a qualm
of conscience, and quote Mr. Stanbery'i
decision In their justification.
Almost eve^y other provision of these laws
Is twisted likewise into a different me
ing lrom that plainly intended; and thus
the practical effect of the reconstruction
laws, carried out in accordance with the
decision of the attorney general, will be to
defeat—not to accomplish—the purposes of
Congress. Now. if the policy embodied in
these laws be wise and Found, then it is
necessary that they should be enforced in
the spirit in which they are framed; and as
the opinion of the attorney general will
probably be adopted by the president, and
acted upon all over these States as a cor
rect interpretation cf the ]:w, innumerable
difficulties must necessarily arise, unless
Congress, by timely action, obviate them.
That the necessity for their re assembling
in extra session next month will appear as
plain to them as it does tu the friends of
the government in these States, we have
little doubt. The Republican papers
throughout the North and West urge it
upon them ; and the zeal and patriotism
which have hitherto marked their course
lead us to expect no less.
The week that has just closed opened
with deluging -bowers, and a deluge of
words in the form of Attorney General Stan
bery's lengthy, if not learned, opinion on
the military reconstruction bills. Which
was the greatest infliction has not yet been
The opinion of Judge Taliaferro, of the
Louisiana supreme court, rendered at
length, and published in the same number
of the Republican, that notes given in con
sideration for the purchase of si ives are void,
gave to the j>coj>le of this city more read
ing and more information of a legal nature,
and those who read both these documents
regarded themselves as thoroughly versed
in law.
The grand demonstration by torchlight of
the three miles of the Republicans of this
city and its vicinity established full confi
dence in the ability of the people to govern
themselves, and repelled, if it did not ob
literate. the popular idea of Southern peo
ple that there has been a class among them
whom it was unsafe to intrust with power.
It was conceded to be one of the most suc
cessful political processions ever seen in
New Orlerns.
The boiler explosion on the steamer St.
Marys at the levee, did considerable dam
age, but was not attended w ith loss of life.
' The creditors of Jacob Barker's Bank of
Commerce, after waiting patiently for some
prospect of an adjustment of their claims,
and the opportunity to look once more on
a portion of the money they deposited there,
have held two public meetings, and one or
two meetings of a committee of their mem
bers. The assets of that estate are estimated
to be sufficient only to pay from ten to forty
1 or cent., which will, in any event, be a
serious loss to depositor?, who can ill afford
to lose any portion of their earnings and
The affairs of the First National bank are
still in confueion. A receiver has been ap
pointed, who will probably give the public
some reliable information in regard to the
assets and liabilities of that financial insti
tution before the expiration of many days.
Fire has made its ravages to a limited
extent the past week. The losses have not
been large. The most vexatious loss was
that of the Fourth ward Republican club
whose banners and transparencies, and the
beautiful flag presented by a patriotic
young lady of the ward, were all destroyed
by the conflagration.
Business generally still continues de
pressed. Building, however, chiefly small
and cheap cottages, to be occupied by the
owners, continue* quite active. Sales of
real estate drag heavily, and at low prices.
The weather has been showery duribg the
week, and the last two days have been ex
tremely sultry.
The exodus for the North has commenced,
aud those who make their annual pilgrimage
to that Mecca arc* packing their trunks, and
taking passage by river, ocean, or rail.
The health of the city has been good, con
sidering the "demoralized'' condition of the
streets and the filth which is permitted to
accumulate not oaly in the streets, but in
alleys, yards, and outbuildings.
The closing event of the week was the
meeting last evening of Jacob Barker's
creditors, which is fully reported in this
morning's Republican. The assets are fear
fully below the liabilities according to this
If the people will take our advice, and be
temperate, be industrious, be frugal, attend
religious services to day, and abstain from
any improprieties on the Sabbath, they will
progress in the important education that
advances human happiness.
The Picayune appears to labor under the
delusion that the loyal portions of the peo
ple of the United States will ultimately re
pudiate the national debt, and that they
already contemplate that dishonor. This
error arises from measuring loyal wheat
in secession half-bushels. Repudiation is a
plant only known to rebel soil; it can never
take root in loyal ground. Before the
war, without excuse, provocation, or
good reason, at least one Southern State
repudiated her debt to foreign creditors.
When the war broke out the citizeus of every
Southern State repudiated their private
debts to Northern merchants. After the
war closed every Southern State gladly
repudiated the debt it had contracted dur
ing the war. We say they gladly did so ;
far If the act had been distasteful to them
they could have waited until the govern
ment compelled them to perform it, as they
waited to be forced to award equal rights
to the colored people. All the talk that we
hear about repudiation is a weak invention
of the enemy. Unreconstructed spirits
may naturally chafe at the idea of paying
iuto subjection ; but the life of the nation Is
too dear to the hearts of its loyal people ever
to permit them to regard as a burden the
debt which was incurred to save it.
The cable dispatch from London which
we published yesterday morning contained
one very significant item of intelligence.
The Liberal? in the house of commons had
carried an amendment to the reform bill
requiring that any town having a popula
tion of less than 10,000 people, shall no
longer be entitled to elect a representative
to parliament. This will annihilate all of
the " rotten borough" seats that now exist,
and which in many instances contain but
two or three hundred voters, all controlled
by tue great lord or the large manufacturer
of the neighborhood. The rotten districts
in the counties still remain, but these also
will, no doubt, soon be swept away. Then,
in order that the inhabitants of these places
may not be deprived of their representation,
a number of the small boroughs and pre
cincts vnll be districted together, It the
American plan of apportioning representa
tion on the basis o! population: aad thui
another «t«p la the democratic direction
will be taken. The people will here their
right*, after n while, In old England, end nil
the nbeaenthat nrar oppret. that,
amendaism abolishing
"The jubilant bell
...... . .ng- th« kne'.l
Of slavery forever.''—Whittier.
Dedicated to Alexander II . emancipator of thirty
>test bell of heaven ring*
Cod s angel of the holiest nmn
r >)lds by the nation's side his wins.
And pressing on her brow his hand.
bright will) a p.rdon Irma the skies.
X o every toyous sphere and land
In nietlow thunder music erfijs—
Lift, freedom s nation, lift thy !>r
^ No Ion
And hatred with the blood red *c'ars
Thy breast repentant to k in tight
Against that loathsome, blasting curse
That made thy very name a mgnt
Of horror
De-po _____ f __________
Crying f.»r freedom, to the chain
Thou, even thou, did'at clench—though still
Thy symbol rhon
> he of lies'
thy (talesmen true shall pn
3 the gove _____
doers reared, like some grand shrin
ed by a slow hut deadly rlame
.---, where the._____...
Before earth's very darkest thro
I-eeling-O bitterest pang of all —
1 he braud that ruined was thint
No more thy minstrels when they sing
Th.-ir country's pride, if freedom's nam
Should murmur frem the noblest i-tring,
Will *• ddenly shrink back in shame.
L»kf >mo great soul on Eden s brinks
V o sees upon hi - robe n ?.
Ol deadliest dye. and. c >we
Back to h s cloudy home .
mg. shrinks
Its hell of chains i . ______^
Around the souls and liuibs of men—
r whom Geth-emcn moaned —
In night for every continent.
Ove, those merciful, whom
From rainbow light to ter
Upon the demon-despot's r
Till comm
*r all the long, stern tu
for that poor, liarmles
en them all—Rn
j.thojnount of light .
- ----- ----------------.ray
BjMhousauds thronged, the brave, the true,
nph anthemed through
Rejoice! jour names shall also ...
Undying in that cherub-chime
While Washington, Bruce, und Emmet, Tell,
i their mounts subliu
Has willed that curse torever c
Hut ye whose iron hands so long
, Dipped in the blood of tlo-li and soul.
ished throng
'I hat tremble in your burn;ng goal—
But cry—to noble labor .
By yon great worker's self enshrined.
W ith virtue * bloodless actions glow.
And try to equal mudsills mind
\ es freedom's nation, lift thy brow.
All beautiful with pardon's grace !
rthly power can check thee m
^ In thy majei___________________ .
Sound, sweetest bell of heav n. sot
Hone is t hat loathsome, blast ing
The blest of all the u
tThe slave oligarchy term lor a mechanic.
Military Items.— A recent order from
the w'ar department directs the muster-out
of service of Major and Brevet Lieutenant
Colonel O. T. Turney, additional paymaster
United States army, to date July
L 1867. Major Turney has been stationed
for the last few years in New Orleans, and
for some time was local paymaster of the
city. No officer has ever been a more uni
versal favorite with his comrades of the
army than Colonel Turney, on account not
only of his ability, but fer the kindness and
courtesy which always characterized him
in all of his dealings with them. The fact
of his being retained so long in service after
the close of the war is evidence of the
esteem in which he was held by his supe
riors. He was a connecting link between
the glorious old volunteer army
and the regular array as "reconstructed'
newly, and all will part with him with re
gret, while their beet wishes will attend
him through life.
Brevet Lieutenant Colonel C. L. Fitzhugh,
who has for a long time served on the staff
of the commanding general as acting assists
ant inspector general, and is now on leave o! 1
absence, has been ordered to join his com
pany at Fort Whipple, Va.
John W. Walker, citizen, who was tried
before a military commission in New Or
leans, charged with "assault with attempt
to con? ait murder," having been found
guilty of an assault, has been sentenced "to
be confined at hard labor at such place as
the commanding general may direct for the
period of six months."
Brevet Colonel Henry C. Merriau, major
Thirty-eighth infantry, lias been ordered to
proceed to Fort Harker, Kansas, with com
panies C, E, G, and I, Thirty-eighth United
States infantry.
Colonel Mcriarn was formerly command
ing officer of the Seventy-third United States
colored Infantry, in this department.
The Forty-first United States infantry,
which is stationed at Baton Rouge, La., now
numbers twenty-one otEcera and four hun
dred and eighty men.
Colonel Mackenzie, of this regiment, is
•aid to be the youngest colonel in the regu
lar army.__
John A.
Let us Hear Him.— General
Logan, representative at large from the
State of Illinois, one of the most dashing,
popular, aud eloquent Republicans of the
country, is expected shortly at Vicksburg
to address the Mlssissipplans on the political
situation. Ife must not be permitted to
return to the North without coming to this
place. We will guarantee him a rousing
Removed.— Mr. Charles Curtis, recently
appointed deputy collector of internal reve
nue, has l>een removed by order of General
Bteedmen. No successor lias been appointed.
Tub Pittsburg Gaulle, that staunch Re
publican paper, has just been enlarged,
making it equal io size to any daily in Penn
sylvania. The Gazelle is worthy of all the
prosperity it has attained.
On Friday night last, six car loads of
oil took fire on a train which was coming
down the mountain near Kittanning Point,
on the Pennsylvania Railroad, and about
two hundred barrels burned up. The flame
illuminated the whole valley between the
Allegheny and Brush Mountains, and formed
one of tn« ' '
he moat beautiful tight, tmegln
The tobacco trade In New York .mount.
to (100,000,000 annually, employs 35,000 pew
.one, end 1. conducted by 16)3 distinct
Arms. The fifteen fine-cut manufactories
employ 11*0 operatives, end them ut 400
maker, of eigen. .
To a barrel ol liquor, ad-v<-nt.
A deaf person would be glad to have you
ad hear.
Your tailor will counsel you to ad-dre&a.
Poets all desire to ad-ver&e.
Missionaries are eager to ad-mission.
To those out of employment ad-vocation.
To the customhouse ad-judge.
To the navy it was noce-sary to-monitor.
The Jews are determined to admonish.
There is no need for one and another in
the streets to ad mire.
Miners endeavor to ad-ore.
On public occasions it is well to ad-ora
To your other qualities ad aptness.
To a hungry soldier, say, "ad my-ration."
With millionaires we'd like to ad equa
To wines and liquors ad age.
Tin timid should endeavor to ad-valor
It's hard work now for the thirsty man to
ad-inter ('im).
None of us should seek to ad vice.
70 C ustomhouse Street, New Orleans 7»
Under act of Congress, approved July 4,1861, pro
visions have been made for the payment of demands
for Quartermasters' Stores and Supplies furnished
to the army of the United States, for which receipts
or vouchers have not been {riven, or where they have
been given and are informal or insufficient.
The payment of these c'aims are, however, at pres
ent confined in this State to citizens of the following
nanu-d parishes, viz: hi. Bernard, Plaquemines, Jef
feraon, St. Johns, St. Charles, St. James, Ascension,
Assumption, Terre Bonne. Lafourche, bt. Mary. St.
Martin and Orleans; and are only paid to those who
can establish their loyalty to the government.
Although the adjustment of claims of this charac
ter are at present confined to the above named par
ishes, still, the claims of loyal citizens from the ex
cluded section of the State, and from loyal cit zens
from any of the Southern .State*, will all ultimately
be paid, and it is for the interest of the claimant to
prepare his claim while the evidence t» support il
can be obtained.
In order to render the prosecution of a claim suc
cessful, under t he aforementioned act of Congress,ev
idence must be produced to &h >w
1. That the claimant waa loyal at the time the prop
erty was furnished to or taken by the United Mates,
ml h«
2. That the property was taken for the legitimate
use of tiie government, giving the name and rank of
the officer who received it, or authorized it to be
taken. Evidence to establish this fact is strictly Be
ccssary, as claims for wanton depredations or theft,
committed by the army or navy, will not bo recog.
.'1. That tho claimant was the bona fide owner of
the property taken, and was at the time a citizen of
ed pa
Satisfactory proof of the foregoing requirements,
iresented in the proper form, will be the- means of
lecuring to the tla mant the settlement of his
where Cot
Special attention will be given
ton. Sugar, or any private property whatever has been
seized and sold, or held as confiscable by the agents
of the government, where the political btatus of the
claimant can be proved to have been loyal at the time
and since the se.zure.
Also, claims for rent; for the occupation of pian'a
tions for military encampments: of buildings for the
quartering of troops : or any unavoidable damage
done by the government to private property on ac
count of miltary necessity, and all private dawns, of
whatever character, against the government, grow
ing out of the lntp war. will receive prompt attention,
ry possible instance will be prosecuted to a
>sful l
order to facilitate and ini ..........................
•ecured the nervicesof Jl'.-TL'.s L McUAllTY, Es<|.,
of Washington Oily. D. tJ., who upon the receipt of
bofo.e the United States Court of
Mr. MoCARTY'S enviable reputation a
of the W ashington bar, his well earned
legal practice which has been «
. of the Union, and dates back to tne close
of the Mexican War; his lopg and varied and sue
irly every imaginable class of
claims that can be < ..... ... ........... ......
the government; bis intimate acquaintance with all
the requirements and the modus operand! of success
fully presenting and prosecuting cla.ms before thi
fully presenting and prosecuting cla.ms before the
executive department of government, have added
much to his well earned laurels a-i a legal practitioner,
and would eeem to render superfluous the following
list of names of prominent men in the different
htate a , to which he respectfully refers:
lion. 11 M. RICK United States Senate.
M. S. LATHA M. United btate» benate.
.. .1 A. Mi DOUG ALL, United States Senate.
»VM. KKI.LOGf.......
V/M. KELLOGG. Member of Uougrt
I' B. ►OUK.E. Member of Congress.
kohert walker
B. F. (.RANGER. Member of Congress.
W A HAUL, Member of Congress.
CYRUS ALDRICH, Member of t ongress.
. WM. WINDUM. Member of Congress.
J. S WATTS, Member of Congress.
. J. B. N. TODD. Member of Congress.
ALEX. RAMSEY, United S'ates Nenate.
\VM It. MAI LAV. New York.
(». L. BKt'KKH, .Minnesota.
. ( IIAUI.K8 Ul'I.dES. New York
G. fl. PENIEIKLD. Esq., Connecticut.
R. J. Il A LDEM A N, Kso., Fcnnsylv—
Col. G. W. EWING, Indiana
To those that have claims of the above mentioned
class against the government, it is of the first im
portnnee that action should betaken withes little
tion, operate against the
the origin of the claim to its prosocu
ual increasing difficulty of procuring the
proper evidence for its support, but it vitiates '
character of the cla<m to a certain extent in
minds oj the executive officers of the government,
delay is
a ho may adopt the theory that tho delay is <
honed for the purpose cf allowing time to gloss
ts defects.
Ail communications will reoeive prompt attention.
Addro * Justus i. McCarty,
296 F street, Washington. D, C., o
my!8 Im 79 Customhouse street, New Orleans.
Of Pensacola, Florida, are prepared to deliver a
goes of
Gung.Hawed Yellow Pine I.umber
To vessels in that port on the shortest notice. They
will contract for DECK PLANK, SHIP PLANK,
etc. Their mills have a capacity of 60,000 feet per
diem. Addresa
mvIS 2dp __ Superintendent, Psnsarnla. Ha
M 8 Mephum, et. ale , vs. Kteutuer Cos.
t.ncntal. Tackle, Apparel, etc., eto.
for the District of Louisiana, No. 8796.—In obedience
to an admiralty warrant, to me directed in the above
entitled suit, I have seized and taken into my posses
sion the steamer Continental, her tackle, apparel,
and furniture, etc., etc., now libeled by M. S.
llephain, ft. ala., for the causes set forth in the libel
now pending in tho District Court of the United
And I do hereby cite and admonish the owner or
owners thereof, and all and every person or p-srsons
having or pretending to have any right, title, or in
terest in or to the same, to be and appear at the Dis
trict Court of the United States, for the District
aforesaid, to be holden at the city of New Orleans,
on or before the THIRD MONDAY from the date
hereof, to show causes, if any they have orcan.wby the
said steamer CONTINENTAL her tackle, apparel,
etc., etc. should not be condemned and be sold agree
ably to the prayer of libelants.
United States Marshal's office, New Orleans,
twenty-eighth day of May, 1867.
F. J. llERRON, U. S. Marshal.
No. 40—m)29 je4 1115
Willisana Aebrls, Henry Samuels, and
Others, vs. the H team boat Starlight, her Tackle,
Apparel, etc.
for the District of Louisiana, No 8789.—In obedience
to an admiralty warrant- to me directed in the above
entitled suit, I have seized and taken into my pos
session the Bteamboat HTARLIGHT, her Tack's,
Apparel, stc., now libeled by William Aubrin, Henry
Samuels, and others, for the oausee set forth in the
libel new pending in the District Coart of tho UniUd
I do h.rsb, cit. .nd tdmoaii.ii the owner or
owner, thereof, end aU and e ttrj person or persons
he.in. or pretendin. to hare an/ risht. title, or in
oroet In or lo the seme, to bo end appear at the Din
riot Coart of tbs United Rules, for the Oistriet
aforesaid, to bo holden et the citjr of New Or lean.,
on or before the THIRD MONDAY from Uu dote
hereof, to show com. If u, Ihe, ban or can, whj
the uid .teemboot RUrlipht. her Tackle, Apparel,
etc , should not bo ooadeauted and sold Mreeehlr
to the proper of llbolaata
United States lUrabeJ'a Oftte. New Orleans,
tweatr first d*/of Mop. IMT.
Depot Quartermaster's On
San Antonio, Texas, May
SEALED PROPOSALS, which rnubt t*
duplicate, will bo received at this office untj
DAY the 145th of June next at 12 o'clock
the transportation of Military Supplies f or
from the first day of July next on the j
ROUTE No. 1—From Austin to Fort J
Buffalo Spriugs, and all Military Posts ind(
are or may be established in Texas, south
River, and north of the latitude of Austin.
ROUTE No. 3—From Ban Antonio
Verde, Forts Inge. Clark, Stockton. D
Bliss, and all Military Post-s and Camps M
m.y be established on the western and no
ern frontiers of Texas, south of latitude a
Bidders will state the rate per one hundj
pounds per one hundred ( 100 ) miles
they will transport said supplies, and a ,
their names in full, with residence and
Each bid must bo accompanied by i
sum of Ten Thousand Dollars, signed by
more persons, (whose responsibility must I
tied to by a clei* of a court of record > i
bidder will, in case the contract is awarded
enter upon the fulfillment thereof, an( j
good and sufficient aecurity that ho will ft
carry out the conditions therein set forth; *
urety will state h s place of residence.
Separate bids and bonds are required |
Theamountof hondeth.t will be reiinired
contractor will be Kiftp Thousand Dollar!
on each route.
The person or persons to whom any award,
must be prepared to execute contracts and r
required bonds at once, and be in reading
vice on the first day cf July next, a* bctoi
Satisfactory evidence of the loyalty and sot
each bidder, and persons offered as security
The bids will be opened on the day and
fore named, and bidders have the privileg* ,
present at the opening.
No proposal will be entertained that dost)
comply with the terms of this advertisemeat
Any contract made under the advert ineng
bo subject to the approval of the Quart*
General, and the right is reserved to reject
all bids.
Forms of contract may be seen at th** offi-*
Chief Quart si-master Fifth Military' District
Orleans, the Chief Quartermaster D:r
Texa-q at Galveston, the Post Quarter-naste
tin, and at this office.
Proposals must be plainly indorsed "p,
for Army Transportation," and addreswd
undersigned at this place.
J. O. O. LFR.
Bt. Lt. Col. A A. Q. M. U HI
mj30t je 20
Depot of Army Clothing and IV
New Orleans, La . M. 0 ^
eers—Office No. 28 Carondelet street -WJ
at public auction, on SATURDAY, JaneU
10 o'clock A. M.. at the Iron Warehoun
Levee street, between Julia and St. Jowpk.
the direction of Captain W. G. Hodge*,!
Storekeeper, United States army, a qua
AGE. consisting of
26,386 Knapsack.*:
li.670 Haversack*.
21,961 Cap Covers.
These articles are entirely new. and is i
cases, and present a good opportunity for dn
Terms—Cash Payments to be made in
States Treasury Notes prior to the deJirery
By order of Brevet Brigadier Genera'. O'.(
telle. Chief Q. M. Fifth Military Di- nct.
ni)29-151 Captain and M S. K . U.
Will be sold at public auction, at
Stables, corner of Delord and Eo
MONDAY, Juno 3, 1867. a quantity of UNC
BAGGAGE, and property remaining o
consisting of
Clothing, Camp Equipage, Tent•, Paul
(scales. Forges, Cooking Hsnge*, etc., etc
hale to commence at 10, l 4 o'clock A. M
hereinbefore named. ^
Terms: Cash in United States Treasury
By order. A. J. McC
■ay® fit B*t. Lt, Col. and A. Q S
< .Mii.ii
New Orleans, La.. May ,t 1€
SEALED PROPOSALS for 3000 barrslfii
SHELLS, to.be delivered at Monument t cas
the Levee, near Chat met te, aro inv.ted.ak
this office until twelve o'clock M,
Their shells are to be subject to m*p«cu
must be of good quality.
Proposals to be addressed to Captain ( M
nard, A. Q M., U. 8. Vols., aud lndoned h
for Shells.'
The Government reserves the right to *
and all bids.
By order of Brevet Brigadier General Gi
telle. Chief Quartermaster Fifth Military DM
ni>26 tjefi Captain and A. Q. M , IM
Office Chief C. 8. Fifth Mil;
New Orleans, La , .May*,
invited till the 6th day of June 1867, at U*<
for furnishing the Subsistence DepartoNl
United Stated Army with the followingStI
40.000 pounds of Good Hard Brown SOAf
60.000 pounds <rf White Navy BEANS, pd
barrels ; the price per pound niuitw
20.000 pounds of RICE cl the best .jualiU.I
in barrels.
2,000cans of PP.ACHK8.2 pound cancel
be furnished.
2,000 good new FLOUR SAOKR.mAdekl
material, samples to be furnifibed
All of the above articles to be ddiverWi
Anchor Press, in this city, within twenty M
the opening of the bids.
No bids will be received from part in
hitherto failed to comply with their e
with any branch of the Government.
B'ds to be directed to the undersigned W
ed 41 Proposals." A. BECKWITH.
my22 td Brevet Ms.''— — nil
Proposals for Cavalry llsn*
Depot Quartermaster * Of*
San Artokio. T*am*. Mu
HEALED PROPOSALS, which must b»
duplicate, will be received in this office uw*
o'clock, noon, on MONDAY, the tenth of _
for furnishing the QuartermasterV !>■
San Antonio with TWO HUNDRED AND 1
Said Horses most be sound in all p
broken, in full tlesh and good condition, ft*® 1
teen to (16> tixtecn hands high, from (5)
years old, and well adapted in every way
All horees offered will be aubjected to
spection, and only those that conform to
specifications will be accepted.
• Bids will be received for not loss than
horses, and mast be accompanied by a S**
at least two persons, iwhoee responsibility *
certified to by a Clerk or a Court of Record!.*
bidder is competent to carry out the
awarded to him, and that he will give amp* 1
The horses mast be delivered within tw**
from the acceptance of the bid or bid*
The Government reserves the right to
all bids if deemed unsatisfactory, and
entertained that does not conform to th*
this advertisement
Proposals to be plainly indorsed "F ri
CaValry Horses," and addressed to tho u ?^f?
at this place. J. G. 0. bAJj
Brevet LieutAColonel and A. Q. M , U s
Hjl»ixjcarters Third Military Dt«;
Office Chief Quasikeba**.]
Atlanta. Ga , *
By order of the Quartermaster General.
PROPOSALS will be received at this of&<*
wired f*
•ale of (7400) Seven Thousand Four Hundred t
GOAL, at Barrancas, Florid*.
Payment to he mode in Government fasda
The Proposals will be opened at 12 M on
DAY, the 8th of June. I«7. and aaould
"Proposals t

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