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SINGLE COKES: TEN CENTS. -1 U OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA. TEEMS i $16 00 FEB ANNUM. VOLUME IV—NO. 286. NEW ORLEANS, TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 1871. WHOLE NUMBER 1198. di ____ AMUSEMENTS;_ t^Y. CHAKLE8 THEATRE. Ir. roiu*e<]uence uf tlv wvprf indisposition of Mr. JOSEPH K. FM^FT, tiie maun cement In* keen compelled to chi.nge the pert'cruiaire tor 'hits (Tuesday) sv.-v.niy. TursAty FvesfiuR, Utrck 14, 18TI, Will lie presented the romantic drama of tlie THREE GUARDSMEN. Lady do Winter.....Mis Mary Mitchell A16auj;b Athos............... v.............Mr. J. W. Albaucb D'Artagnan... ....................Mr J. W. Norton Supported by Ttsc entire strength of the company. N. B.—Due .notice will be given of the re appear ance of Mt. JOSEPH K. EMMET. mh!4 It P* DRM1 OF 1HSIC. Soaldirg Cl .dwell |& Mncllonogli .....Proprietors W. B. Cev.magb.........Director ol" Anumemei.t* SECOND WEEK OE THE GAJKTE IOM1QIK liROlFE OF SPECIALTIES. Full and Entire Change of Programme, Presenting the Combined Novelties of the World. Last Week of Mens. D'ATAUK, tls- Man of stoei." and M il. ANOKLA. the •• Female Samson." The entertainment will consist of' FIFTEEN OEMS OF OLIO, concluding with W. B. Cavanagli's last Sensational Drama, entitled THE WATER SPRITES, Gotten tip wit li due regard to ta-enery. Wardrobe etc. MONDAY. March 20—First Appearance of tlie WAl.HAlihASnnd BIOPUSTH' TKOIFF. mhl4 ^IKESCENT CITY MISEl'M, Nos. 40 and 44 St. pknrlr) street. Now on exhibition, a large and attractive aeifesot lJVlNU WON8KRS, ANIMALS, rare paintings, .VXD 100,000 Cariosities, From every part of the World. ALL FOR ONE PRICE OF ADMISSION. Open Daily front 8 A. M. to 9 P. M. _ ial 3in ^KCOND GRAND SUBSCRIPTION, FANCY DRESS AND MASK BALL or ties dermnny Theatre Stock Company, AT THB NATIONAL. THEATRE, On St. Joseph's Night, March IS, 1ST 1. SUBSCRIPTION.......... three dollars. ronniTmn ov a*»»* 8 v»** rs. H. H. Waltf. Laiuia Stern, Joseph Sagner. Dr. F. Mithoft, R. H. Berniers. Gentlemen s tickets and ladies' invitations car. he had of anr member of tlie above committee, mb 12 14 16 18 S 1 'ECONO ANNIVERSARY OF THB HIliERNIAN BENEVOLENT AXt> MUTUAL AID ASSOCIATION OF LOUISIANA. The variouaHibernian B«*uevolenland Mu^ia. Aid Assoelatious of New Orleans, with those invited to aasi.-t in tlie celebration of their Second Anniver sary, will a.saemble on Canal street, at 9k. o clock Friday Morniu(E, March IT, 1871, in the folk.winy order lurited Associations and Hibernian Benevolent and Mutual Aid Xssoeiation, Branch No. 1, w ill con stitute tlie Firat Division, which will form on the north side of Canal street, head resting on Royal street, extending east, under the supervision of JOHN O'NEILL. Km*. Hibernian Benevolent ai d Mutnnl Aid Asso' a. tiou. Branch No. 2 and Branch No. J, will consti tute the Seeoril Di visioy. and will form on tlie north side of Canal street, head resting on Royal street, extending west under the supervision of WILLIAM ENKIOHT, Km*. Hibernian B.r.evoleiit and Mutual Aid Associa tion, Branch Nc. 4, Branch No. A. and Braucb No. *> will constitute the Third Division, which wiT/onu on the south side of Canal street, extending east, under the supervision ol O. C. WILLIAMSON. ROUTE. Tlie Procession will form in line at the position .nd.rated, precisely at half past nine, o'clock. The head of the Procession will move up Bt. Charles to Poydias. down Povdras to Camp, un Camp to St. Patrick's Church, where tlie Associations will at tend High Mass in a body. After Mass tlie Proces sion w ill reform on Camp street, and proceed up Camp to Julia, down Julia to Carondelet, up Ca roudelet to St. Andrew, up St. Andrew to Prytama. up Prvtania to First, up First to Magazine, down Magazine to Felicity, up Felicity to Annunciation down Annunciation to Calliope, dowu Calliope to Magazine, down Magazine to Julia, down Julia to Camp, dowu Camp to Canal, down Cana! to Royal, down Royal to Esplanade," down Esplanade to Ca saealvo. down Casaeaivo to Maudeville. up .Van devilii to the Levee, up Levee to Esplanade, down Esplanade to Chartres, up Cbartresto Canal, wheie the Procession .will be dismissed. The Aids to tl.e Grand Marshal will report to him promptly at nine ociocf. A. M., at tlie V zj Mat lie. In theev, nt that the weatlier prevents the Pro cession tak'ug place, it will be indicated by eleven taps on the tire alarm bells, ri peated three t.uies the Proi esbion will then stand postpone ! to the following Sunday, same time and place, a FIRST DIVISION. P IUB'ARD SWEENEY. GramJ MaisLa'.. John MePhelin, Aid to Grand Marshal. M. McMauigle. Aid to Grand Marshal. Patrick Kelly Aid to Grwid Marshal, Branch No, 1 Tims. K. Cullen. Aid to Grand Marshal. Branch No.,2 W,n. H. Byrnes, Aid to GrandMaislml, Bram uNo.:. Pat. Comfort, Aid to Grand Marshal, Branch No. *. Pat. Pliilbin, Aid to (iraud Marshal, Brancii No. 5. Thus. Wurtnrv Aid to Grand Marshal, Branch No. 6. INVITED ASSOCIATIONS. Marshal, JOHN OVMLL. HIBERNIAN B. and M. A. A.—BRANCH NO. 1. SECOND DIVISION. Marshal, WILLIAM KTRIOHT. HIBERNIAN B. and M. A. A.—BRANCH NOi 2. HIBERNIAN B. and M. A. A.—BRANCH NO. 3. THIRD DIVISION. Marshal, O. C. WILLIAMSON. HIBERNIAN B. aud M. A. A —BRANCH NO. 4, HIBERNIAN B. and M. A. A.-BRiN(*i NO. 5. HIBERNIAN B. aud M. .V A.—BRANCH SO. 6. mli 12 16. £<T. NICHOLAS VARIETIES, No- 109 Ht. Charles Street. New and singular attractions this week. INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT!;. The stage is enlarged, and a eomfortable gallery for co.oted oitizcu* lias been erected. STUNNING FEMININE TALENT On tlie stage and at the tables. SINGING. DANCING DIALOGUES, AND PRETTY" FARl ES EVERY NIGHT. Adni.Ki.ion only Twenty-tive Cents. fe£5 1m S' T. IzOlW HOTEL. MASK HAULS. -A scries of SIX GRAND I)UEtS8 AND MASK BALLS will bo given in the spacious balJ room ot the ,8t. Louis Hotel. as follows: On ST. JOSEPH'S NIGHT, March 18. These balls will be the continuation of the grand entertainments given every year at the New Opera House, w here their order and decorum Lave ren dered them justly popular. Jaeger s splendid Silver Cornet Band Las been engaged for tlie whole series. The entrance to the ball room is cn Royal street, jnat below the corner of St. Louis. Doors will open at 9 P. M. Balls to commence at JQ. Gentlemen $3; ladies free. Tickets can be had at the door on the night of the hall, or at F. Dumontetl's confectionery, corner Canal and Bourbon streets. _ ja!7 2m REMOVALS. ___ R EMOVAL-DR. O. ANFOUX HAS REMOVED his otliee to No. 2. Cgrondt let street, up stairo, ear Canal. fe7 3m cod MISCELLANEOUS. 1^| ONLY CAN NOT BUY IT. FOR MGRT IS PRICELESS!! BUT THE DIAMOND SPECTACLES WILL PRKSKRVB IT. THE DIAMOND GLASSES, Manufactured by J. E. SPENCER k CO., NEW YORK, Which are now ette it'It to the public, are pro nounced bv all the eelebrated Opticians of the world to be the MOST PERFECT. The SC1F.N TP'IO PRINCIPLE on which they are constructed brings the core or centre of the lens directly in front of the eve, producing a clear and distin«w vision, as in tlie natural, healthy sight, and pre venting all unpleasant sensations, such as* glim mering and wavering of sight, dizziness, etc., pe culiar to all others iu use. Tliey are Motuited in the Fluent Manner, In frames of the best quality, of all usoci for tliat purpose. EDWARD LILIKNTHAL. JEWELER AND OPTICIAN, Is sole agent for New Or leans, Louisiana, Ne. 9-1...........Canal Street...........No. 93 From whom fliey can only be obtained. Tlieee goods are not supplied to pedlers. nt any price. He also keeps constantly on hand a very aige and well selected stork of Watches, Jewelry and Silverware. Ail of which is of the very best quality, and fully g us rat,teed. oo23 6m 3t Up nine m atches and jewelry. 8. RI LV ERSTEIN, 193............Poydras street.............193 (Comer of Carroll street), nr.ALKk in GOLD AND SILVER WATCHES, PINB JEWELRY. CLOCKS, SILVERWARE, SPECTACLES, EYE GLASSES. ETC., Would respectfully inform his old friends and cus tomers that he has reopened at the above named location. His stock being entirely new, his goods, consequently, are all of the latest styles, and are warranted to be equal to anything in the market Having bought for cash, he can sell lower thiffl almost any other house in the city, aud being in favor of quick returns and small profits, he will guarantee bargains to all customers. Come and see his goods. Watches and Jewelry repaired in the very best manner and at the shortest notiee. oc23 lie. Il2p CARD. , __ Inconnection with COLFiMAN'SMILL FACTORY No. 205 Tchoupitoulas street. New Orleans, 1 have established at No. 44 St. Charles street, priposi® tie St. Charles Hotel, a Depot for the sale of COLEMAN'S LATEST IMPROVED UNDULATORY Corn and Wheat -HI I la. These Mills are so well and favorably known, having been before the public for over twenty years, that a description of their peeuliarii les and advantages is uuneeeofery. Iu addition to a stoek of MILLS FOR ALL POWERS A*D PURPOSES I am prepared to till orders tor Mill Stones, Mill Irons. Mill Picks, Gin Bands. Mill Bands, etc. I should be pleased to receive the orders of my friends and others needing anything in my line. H. DUDLEY COLEMAN, ja22 lt2dp2mo No. 44 St. Charles sir- et. LOTTERIES. jQRAWING OF THE LOUISIANA STATE LOTTERY FOR MARCH 13, 1871. CLASS 61 . 9 10 I 11 : 12 13 ; 11 20 33 , 4 | ;* ! « — ' The above drawings ate published mail the prin cipal papers, and are drawn in public d&Jy at the rooms of the company Information famished and prizes cashed bv HOWARD. SIMMONS k Co.. Contractors. St. Charles street, comer Unton. New Ormans. Witness onr hands at New Orleans, Louisiana, this thirteenth dav of March. 1871. H. PERALTA. ---- ADAM GIFFEM, Commissioners. BEWARE OF BOGUS LOTTERIES. ap2S STATE' LOTTERY J^OUIRIANA COMPANY. Incorporated August 17, 1663. CHARLES T. HOWARD................PRESIDENT. SINGLE NUMBER LOTTERY. 8FLENDID SCHEME—ONLY 20,000 NUMBERS. Capital Prize............830,900. CLASS D. BE DRAWN AT NKW ORLEANS OH Saturday, .March '15, 1871. EOWaRD. SIMMONS k CO., Contractors. SCHEME : 40.000 Number*--Ticket* (July BOO. TO prize of 950 t M0 is........ .... ...........06O 000 prize of 30,0«i0 18............. ........... 30.000 prize of 2() f IXi0 is............. ........... 20 000 prize of 10,000 is..—......... ........... 10,000 prize of 9.000 is............. ........... 9,000 prize of 8,OOP is............ ........... 8,000 prize of 7.000 16............. ........... 7,01*0 prize of 6,000 is..,.......... ........... 6,000 prize of 5.080 is............. ..... ..... 5,030 prize of 4 00< l is............. . ......... 4,000 prize of • 3,i*oo is............. ..........." 3 000 prize of 2,000 is............. ........... 2,000 1 . 1 prize of 1 prize of i prize of 1 prize of 1 prize of 1 prize of 1 prize qf i prize of i prize ol 1 prize of 1 prize of 1 prize »*f I prize ol 1 prize of 1 prize of 1 prize of 1 prize of 1 prize of I prize of 1 prize of 1 prize of 1 prize of 1 prize of 1 prize of 1 prize of 80 prizes of 317 prizes of 1,000 1.000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1 ooo 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,1*00 1,060 1,000 1,000 1.000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000. 500 are.. 200 are.. 85,000 36 Approximation prizes.. ........... 85,006 ........... 63,400 ........... 18,600 440 prizes, amounting to....................$880,400 Whole Tickets, $20; shares in proportion. Prizes payable without deduction. Orders to be addressed to CHARLES T. HOWARD, Lock box 692, Postofliee, New Orleans. Solid postoffice money order, or register your let ter. |e HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS ^ >AN AI. 8TREBT EXCHANGE. The proprietor of the CANAL STREET EX CHANGE, N«. 260 Canal street, cdRcr of Marais, will hereafter set a . Free Lunch, Morning and Evening, for the comfort of hi. friend, and customers. Best Wiles and Liquors constantly on hand, rub 12 3t* pAKIN KE8TAURANT, 34..............Bienville Street..............34 Between Chartres and Old Levee, Under the direction of B. PHILIBERT. Famished Rooms and Board by tlie Week or Month. .Saloons tor private reunions. _ NKW ORLEANS. __ s AZAK.U RESTAURANT, .10 10...............Royal Street....... BY 8PARICIO. The beet of everything in the market, Ulid pure Wine, and Liquors, at down tov-n price*. Table service elegant. Waiters polite aud attentive. je5 £(ROMW£LL HOUSE, "EQUAL PUBLIC PRIVILIGES. BT DR. R. I. CROMWELL, 471.........CUSTOMHOUSE STREET.........4T1 Comer of ViUere street. New Orleans. Board and Lodging by the Day or Week. Reepon Bible for all parcels, moneys, baggage, etc., left ia my charge. StroBgeri taken to the cue*pert stores. au30 ,'y THE 3IEKIDIAN MASSACRE STATEMENT OF J. AAEON M00EE H5s Escape and Arrival in Jackson jFrorn the Jai kseu Pilot, March 11.J ,1. Aaron Moore, the member ol" tlie State Legislature residing at Meridian, and who was reported as being killed in the disturbance orenrrinjr in that place last Monday, arrived sale aud eouni, except being prostrated with excessive walking, iu Jackson yesterday nioniing. We inter viewed Mu Moore at iiis boarding-house in the alteration, and took down in tiril tlie following statement of tlie. incidents con nected with the affair as far as iie is oogni /.aut of the same. Moore w as upon his lied mid suffering eousideraldy from exhaustion and lameness, hut mentally seemed capable ol" taking care ol himself: Before tlie liie. ut about four o'clock on Satusday afternoon last, 1 was passing by the courthouse iu Meridian, aud heard some persons in it appaieutly speaking. _ 1 accordingly went up. William Dennis, sometimes" called William ( lepton, was speaking. I took a seat and listened at tentively to what he had to say. I could uot exactly make out what object he had in view. There were quite a number of colored citizens present. Warren Tyler was the next speaker. lie read aud offered some resolutions. To the best of inv recollection there was nothing incen diary in them. The object seemed to he that* the white and colored population should get iu better accord, and that there should be peace and quiet in the town. As there hail beeli so many colored people shot it st Pined necessary that something should be done. I w as called upon, being a minister of the gospel, to make some re marks, and did so. The substance of wbat 1 Said was. that a concerted movement should be had among both white and black combined to keep out desperadoes. And I stated that the t-tate Executive had said to me that he would give his aid and protec tion to the community, and further, that ii the officials at the time on duty there were ■not ready to execute the laws, he would cause their removal and appoint men who would see that we had peace and quiet. There were a number of white men ill the audience who approved of all 1 said.. They remarked that I w as right. The meeting broke up quietly at about half-past live iu the afternoon. This, it will he remembered, was before tba tire. In the evening the people (colored) got together and beat a drum, and inarched about, hut it was for no evil intent. If any were armed I did not know it: I saw no arpis. I then went home to my house. After supper I heard the hells ringing and the people hollering, aud 1 went to the door, and saw the tow n was on lire. In about one hour a friend came in. and said that it was Sturges' store that was on tire. I had gone to bed that night w iien Uloptou, otherwise William Dennis, was reported to me as dead. Afterw ard it was contradicted, and 1 heard that he had been beaten over the bead w ith a gun, and ibeu arrested. I did not go out to the tire at all. On Sunday morning W.uTcn Tyler. Isaac Radford and I went fo m e the sheriff' about Dennis. I asked how Dennis was getting along. The sheriff said lie was doing quite well. The light resulting in Dennis' arrest is rejwn ted to have taken place at the lire on Saturday night. Of that I personally know nothingl. I asked the sheriff' it bo considered the prisoner would be perfe tly sate in his hands that night. 11 ■ answered that he would, aa^f intended to have a guard about the pi^^all night. I asked to have Mieli guard composed of blacks and whites, and thought that Mich action . n the officer's part would show the community that there was no partiality on the part of the authorities for people of one color or the other. He thereupon told Warren Ty'er :< go out and bring him half a dozen ora no cl reliable colored men to act as guards. Tyler subsequently informed me that he obeyed the order, went out and secured men. and was going with them to the sheriff's office Sunday night, when he met with a crowd of armed white men some where between Died. Finley's and the courthouse, and tlie white men said that the sheriff" had ordered them to go out and dis arm every colored luau they could find. Tyler says that he informed these persons that be" was also actiag under the same sheriff's orders. They replied that it made no difference, they had just received the if orders and must disarm them. 1 was in the pulpit at the Methodist church, ready for the evening's service, that night about seven o'clock, when Warren Tyler came to me and said that if he were in my place he would have no services on that oc casion. 1 answered that "we must adminis ter the Word of Gotl.'' I then took my text ;ind commenced my sermon. In a few min utes in came Henry Kiso, and said *'nut Mr. Mostly, the Sheriff, had ordered tin white people to go out and take away ali the guns from thecolored people. Shortly thereafter armed white men commenced marching back and forward in frout of the church, confusing the congregation, aud dually the meeting broke up. I was clone preaebing. aud had sat down, when a colored man came iu and informed me that a dozen or fifteen white men had been to my house. 1 said '"surely, they could he there for no ha t in, for I have done no harm to any man. ' 1 went home, when 1 found that they had frightened my wife and little children off. My wife came back soon. Presently a neighbor came in and told me That these same white men had been at his house, de manded aud taken away his gun. and that three different squads of armed w hite men had been patrolling the streets all the night through. 1 went to Ix-d aud slept until Monday morning. On Monday morning I went to seo the shuiiff. aud iuquirod ii he had given orders to Take the people's arms from them. He said: " Yes. I issued an order last night to disarm every colored man " I then said that there was such confusion about the church that tlie services had to be discon tinued. He denied telling them to go near the church, but acknowledged that he had ordered the colored people's arms to he taken away. I asked why. He said he "'was afraid they would, get up a fuss.'' I then answered that if such was the ease the better way would have been to have put ou a guard composed of both races, and have the city patroled all night. He informed me that the white people were going to have a meeting, of which printed notices had been posted, and invited us to attend. He wanted to see me there. It wau held in the court house. I went to the meeting, and was glad to see that there were at last hopes that the matter would be amicably arranged. I at tended. hut was not allowed to speak, as I desired. Subsequently Warren Tyler and I were engaged in talking to Joshua Sun: h, the postmaster, when Sheriff Mosely rushed up and said that Tyler and I must consider ourselves under arrest. I asked what l had done, when he said 1 need nut feel uneasy, that I was all right, I would not he hurt. I insisted that X should know why I had been arrested. Hi 3 said, "for the speaking kgtl last Saturday." He added: "I am told that you made a good speech." And Mr. Smith said: "Yes, ii was a lovely spee.uh. to the effect that he wanted all-white and black—to go together like brothers." He then went with me to the meeting alluded to. Mr. W. W. Shearer desired that 1 should s}»eak, but 1 could not get a hearing, home resolutions were passed, the purport of which wan that the Gover nor was to be memorialized. Some dissent ed and wanted to take the government into their own hands; the object seemed to be to put the Mayor out of office, with all jither Republican officers, and pat in those ot' their own choice. I suppose there were twO 1 hundred white persons present, At Jhe examination, where 1 arrived at 3 P. K; Judge Bramlette was presiding. The chaigo of making speeches on Satur day was being examined, the defendants were Warren Tykr. William Clopton alias Dennis, and myself. Mr. Ford, the prose cuting attorney, asked what I had to say. I said 1 was not guilty, and did not know anything of it. 1 needed no attorney, for 1 liad done nothing. The witnesses "were then examined. They seemed to agree that Trier and Clopton had made tin tiling speeches, but tliai min* was on the side of lienee and good order. Afterward came the comluct ot Warren Tyler at the fire on Saturday night. Clopton asked if they were trying him fpr what he did Saturday night. The prosecuting attorney said for all. Dennis, alias Clopton, averred that he was tiruuk that night and could not tell what he had said or done, hituself. Several witnesses were sworn. Mr. Krautl.v—a white man—gave his testimony. At this tin.e ail the colored policemen were called in. The Mayor had lieen in the room, hut only remained a lew minutes. The prosecuting attorney asked Brantlv what lie had hoard Warren Tvler spy on the street that (Monday) morning. He answered that he was passing along the street when lie heard "this Ixiy here" (he didn't know his name) say that "the Dem ocrats were gettiug frightened." This was in answer to a question some one liad asked Tyler as to the meaning of the notices of the meeting which liad been posted near. Brantly testified that he called Tyler a tl—<1 liar, aud that be bail a great mind to shoot hint down or blow his brains out tin the spot. At this. Tyler said he desired Brantlv to keep the floor for a moment until he could go out and get two men who would impeach his (Brantly's testimony). Brantly replied: "What did you say 1" Tyler repeated his remark, when Brantly caught up the hickory stick of the city marshal, from a table near, anti with it started t'u- Tyler, The last J remember of it Tyler was retreating backward toward tlie sheriff's room. , 1 heard several say: " Shoot him T "Shoot him!" I, had just got behind Judge Bramlette, w hen I heard the shot; ami the judge fell to the floor. I fell with him, he lulling di rectly upon my left shoulder. 1 was not hit. but the blood from Judge Bramlette covered toy clothing and arm. The. tiring became general. I can not say who tired the shot at Judge Bramlette. 1 was at the time of the mind that it had been aimed at me and hit him. There was soon tiring all over the room. I hearil the marshal shout out for the tiring to cease, as the magistrate was killed. I saw that he was dead aud re inaiueB quiet. 'When the crowd was dis persed 1 looked up and saw Clopton also dead. Deputy Sheriff" Belt was nigh, with a pistol in his hand, anil I sought his protection. He averred that he could not protect anybody. Soon there after I picked up my hat and walked away, covered with blood, aud everybody suit posed that 1 was mortally wounded. 1 only told one person that 1 was not hurt. I reached home, told my wife she must take care of the children and herself, gave her what money I had, aud left. I only went about three-quarters of a mile, when 1 sent a friend back. He soon returned to tell me that one hundred men were at my house looking for me. I there got down ou my kuees. aud prayed the good Lord to aid me t.i escape. I traveled all that night, and until two o'clock Tuesday morning, when I reached a friend's house. I stayed there all that day. Another triend came there and told uie that my home and all 1 had in it,with the church, w as burnt up, but I learned nothing of my wife and children until to-day. I prayed me for the help of the Lord. On Wednesday I liad the train flagged at Tur ner Hill. but 1 am tliauklul that it did not stop, a> I learn that there were a number ot armed men on it looking for me. Then I left that place, and traveling on foot day and night, got here this morning at Dim o'clock. On the train from' Meridian yesterday aft era,ion. can:e two additional refugees from the reign o: terror supposed to be pre vailingin that locality. One m'these wa: the wife of the palieecnan tlik Joseph, win -1'" u 1 . r! frsu i tt s'.-;i:io-ed to he J .... iji uij, out m the v* Oils to . t where, [awaiting" a safe opportunity to get to i Jackson. " he other is Jake Haley. I bake: , rosining vuii.il recently iu Meridian, I and who i- severely wounded, having been j shot through the breast, shoulder and fore arm. He states that he was taken out of the bakery nt three o'clock last Tuesday I morning, by one Frank I .indy, who accused him of having taken his pistol from him on Monday previous. A crowd of men beat him with sticks as he went toward the depot. Thinks he was struck four hundred blows, anil is badly braised. These men subsequently released Batey. but one of them shot him as he was leaving, when the others fired also. He made his escape, how ever, hiding in the bush, and got upon the train yesterday, which, as stated, brought him here. It is supposed that there aie several more yet to arrive. The Jackson 1'ilot of Friday says : Nearly all those killed at Meridian in the recent affray at that place were negroes. 11" so-, whose, fight was it! It was a dis J grace to the nation aud the State, and.par j ticularly to the decent inhabitants of | Meridian, it is a stain cu their general cliarat ter, and will be a very noticeable harm to their property. Fvi ry one will avoid Meridian until by some great and good work she partially obliterates the memory of the recent sad transaction from the minds of our citizens. We learn from the same paper that Me ridian will now lie run l»y the following parties, who have been nominated and confirmed for the several offices named : John W. Smith. Mayor; H. ('. Fallon, John A. - Lewis and L. A. Duncan aider men; W. W. Henry and J. 1*. Allen, justices of the pence; L. K. Latham. J. W. F. Temple, J. C. I'orter aud Duncan Kelly, supervisors. Valuable Improved Rf;al Estate at Auction bv tiie Sheriff', at Twelve Months Credit. —We are requested to call public attention to the sale at auction, to be made by the Sheriff this day, at twelve o'clock M., at the Merchants &. Auctioneers' Exchange, Royal street, of the one undi vided half part of a lot of ground, with all the buildings and improvements thereon, situated at N'o. "G Orleans street, between Royal and Bonrbon streets. Second District. For full particulars aud terms see ad vertisement. Iu the summer of lHGt!. the water of the Mississippi rose, to a greater height than ever before or since, and the highest water mark made that year has ever since been used as the gauge of comparison con cerning the height of the Mississippi water" On the nineteenth of January last the river was sixteen feet four inches and ten lines below the high water mark of IStrJ. Yesterday the water was three feet nine inches and ten lines below tlie high water mark of 18Gd. Therefore the river has risen since the nineteenth of January twelve feet five inches and ten lines. The Pointe Coupee Echo says: Plowing and cane and corn planting dur ing the past week have be< n going on quite briskly wherever the weather and soil per mitted. Although oar planters are very baekward they now seem determined to make up for lost time, ar.d the only regret new is that the weather is so much against them. John Green leaf Whittier, the poet, was editor of the Pentisylmnia Freeman, from 1836 to 1839. Rev. L. C. Mattaek. of this aity,was associated with him. The Free man was the pioneer of anti-slavery papers in the United fitates . _ At midnight thore vwt indications of a rain. Meeting of the City School Board, At the meeting last evening the hoard was called to order by the president, Judge Dibble, the following members being pres ent: Messrs. Bootbbv, Cooper, Clay, Hahn, Jackson, Joubert, Longstreet, Cynn, Mat lack, Pierce, l'incbback aud Toy. Governor Halm, from the committee ap pointed at the previous meeting to report upon an estimate of the expeuses of the present year, in acenrdanee with section seven of the act creating the present board, math- a report satisfactorily its follow^: Pay rolls of teachers and porters, and ordinary expenses.......... $360,000 School books aud stationery....... 25,000 Buildings and repairs.............. 95,000 Total..........................$430,000 Of which the January roll has been paid out of funds received from the State, about................. $30,000 We may expect from future appro priations of the State............ 100,000 \nd will require from the city of New Orleans.................... 3-<0,000 Total..........................$480,000 The report was accompanied by the fol lowing resolution: Rrml ret/, That the estimate of the amount of funds necessary to carry on the public schools under the charge of this board for the current year lie fixed and adopted at $130,000. of which $350,000 will be required of the city of New Orleans by assessment aud levy on the taxable property of tlie city, anti that the ssime be reported to tlie Board of Administrators of the city of New Orleans accordingly. The report was received, and the accom panying resolution was adopted. An additional resolution was offered by Governor Hahn, that an official notification he forwarded to tlie city administration in time for tlieir session to-morrow evening. Mr. Bootliby, on behalf of the Committee on Rules and Regulations, made a partial report, comprising the rules for the regula tion of the Board of Directors. The report, so far as prepared, was. on motion, received and ordered to be printed, and a copy to be laid before each member previously to tbe next meeting. Tlie board then adjourned, to meet in tlie Council room on Friday evening next. Mutilated Currency Receivable in I'ny* mem of l'oNtnge Stniups. A Tennessee postmaster inclosed to the United States Treasurer a slip cut from a recent North Carolina paper, setting forth that the postmaster at Hillsboro, North Carolina, has boen fined two dollars and ninety dollars costs tor refusing to receive mutilated currency in payment for postage stamps, aud says that since the appearance of this article in print his office has been Hooded with mutilated currency, and de sires to know whether he is compelled to take or may refuse tlie money so presented. Treasurer Spinner replies, stating that under the rules of the Treasury Department post masters arc authorized to receive such cur rency for its full value, in payment of postage stamps, when, in eases of United States notes, not more than one-twentieth of the note is missing, and in cases of frac tioual currency, when not more than one tenth is missing. When such notes and fractional currency are mutilated beyond the standard referred to, no one -is com pelled to receive them for any part of tlieir value, and the only place where such notes may he redeemed is at tlie United States treasury. We learn from our contemporary, tlie Timm, that letters just received from Liv erpool announce that there is now a regular demand for ramie there at the rate of fifty six pounds per ton. The supply is by no means equal to the demand, and is taken up as soon as offered. The rate above given is for the bark of the plant in its crude state. If bleached and properly cleaned the price would be more than doubled. Tlie real estate sales this day by Messrs C. E. Girardey & Co., at the Merchants aud Auctioneers' Exchange, on Royal street, will be in the matter of Francis Mouney, bankrupt, by virtue of an order of the honorable the United States District Court; the property is situated in the First and Second Districts, and will be sold, without appraisement, to the highest bidder, for cash, payable at tlie time of adjudication. The list is as follows, viz : 1. Three lots on Banks, between Roehe blave and Dorger.ois streets, in square ad joining tlie Claiborne street railroad depot. 2. A large building lot on Dmnaine, be tween Rocheblave and Dorgenois streets. 3. Tbe double one-story aud attic frame cottage, with three lots of ground, form in the corner of Dmnaine and Dorgenois streets. 4. The elegant and commodious one-story and attic frame cottage on Dorgenois, be tween Duniaine and St. Philip streets. 5. Two choice building lots, forming the corner of St. Philip and Dorgenois streets. 6. Five large lots, with small cottage, on Dmnaine, between Broad and White streets. The whole property is well situated, in neighborhoods fast improving, convenient to city cars aud every family comfort. Ou about June 1. next, the Postofliee Dc parnnent will issue a circular to postoftices throughout the country, requiring each postmaster to keep an account of the total amount of stamps canceled in his office during tlie six months beginning July 1, 1871, and ending December 31, 1871. Also, the amount collected on unpaid letters, on newspapers and other private matter, and for box rents during the same period. Postmasters are also to be instructed to make out, on the first day of January, 1872, and forward to this department imme diately thereafter, a sworn statement of tlie amounts arising from each of tlie above named sources. This will be done to enable the Postmaster General to review and re adjust salaries, from and after July 1, 1872, upon a proper basis. The "Water Sprites of Boston" take well at the Academy ol Music. The views of Boston—the State House and church spires; of Bunker Hill monument aud Charlestown, arc. exceedingly accurate. The combination at tlie Academy is superb, but next Monday evening another troupe will be added, consisting of ten artists, and then Monsieur D'Atalie aud Mile. Angela will have left the Academy hoards for the present. The weekly coffee statement of Messrs Small & Company, for last week, is re ceived. The Southern Express Company has again placed us under obligations for the New York Tribune of ;be latest dates. BY TELEGRAPH. LATEST NEWS FROM ALL FOOTS TEE IEENCH SPOLIATION CLAIMS SUMNER AND CAMERON QUESTIONED SENATORIAL CREDENTIALS Tea, Coffee and Coal on the Free List SUBSCRIPTIONS TO NEW LOAN Blanc hard's Nomination Withdrawn SHIP'S OFFICERS WASHED OVERBOARD Proceeds of French Relief Lecture REDUCTION ON WESTERN FREIGHTS CONFERENCE ON EASTERN QUESTION Its Close and tlie Treaty WASHINGTON. No Southern Nominations—Mr. Sumner and French Spoliation C'lninis—Ques tioned Senntorinl Credentials-Joint Resolution to Adjourn Wednesday Passed jhe House—Con I, Tea and Coffee on the Free List—Weather Re port—Eight Millions Subscriptions to the New Loan—Blanchard's Nomina tion Withdrawn—Bill to Amend Texas Pacific Railroad Bill. "Washington, March 13.—There were no Southern nominations to-day. Colonel (ieorge Brown has been appointed Treasury Agent, vice Major James Belger. who resigned in consequence of a resolution to rejoin the army. - W. D. Gallagher was confirmed as Pen sion Agent at Louisville. Senate —Mr. Sumner asked his successor to take kindlv charge of the French spolia tion bill, and press it to its passage. Mr. Cameron thought it hardly fair to expect the new committee to accomplish in one session what hail failed the late committee during ten sessions. (Questioned credentials were referred to the Committee on Elections and Privileges. The names referred were Messrs. Vance. Goldtliwaite. Blodgett, Hamilton and Reynolds; also. Abbott's claims. The Cincinnati aud Southern railroad "bill was read the second time and referred to tlie Committee on Commerce. The Senate then adjourned. House —A vast number of bills were in troduced to-day, most of them old ac quaintances. A joint resolution to adjourn on Wednes day at noon passed by a vote of 125 to 60. The bill placing salt on the free list passed by a vote of 145 to 46. "Tlie bill placing coal on the free list passed. 132 to 57. The bill placing tea aud coffee ou the free list passed, 141 to 49. These bills were passed under a suspen sion of the rules, and take effect upon their becoming acts. Weatiikr Report.— The following is tlie synopsis for twenty-four hours: * Clear and fair weather has prevailed since last evening south of Pennsylvania and the Ohio valley. Clouds with occasional light rains have moved from Illinois to Western Pennsylvania. The storm which prevailed in Connecticut and Eastern New York has moved to the northeast beyond our sta tions. Tbe barometer has risen rapidly on Lake Ontario. It has been variable on the remaining lakes anil in thejSouthern States. A very sudden fall in the barometer, with a great increase of temperature and brisk southerly winds, are reported from the Western plains. Fair weatlier will probably prevail on Tuesday in tbe South aud middle Atlantic States, "threatening weather on the gulf aiid in the Eastern States. The storm is now approaching from Nebraska and will proba bly be felt on Lake Michigan Tuesday. Subscriptions to the new loan reach $8,000,000. The President sent a message to the Senate to-day, withdrawing the nomination of 11. P. Blanchard as Postmaster at New < ir leans. In the Senate to-day. Mr. Kellogg intro duced a bill to amend the Texas Pacific bill by changing the eastern terminus from Marshall to the eastern boundary of Tex:is, due east from Marshall, and that the guage of the whole road shall be uniform. NEW YORK. Washed Overboard from Steamship Eit ropn— interference of English Diplo matists in Sumner's Removal Denied— Dry Goods Failure—Proceeds of Wen dell Phillips' Freneh Relief Leeture— Dentta of a Princess—Governments very Dull — Southerns Dull—Speedy Trial for General Jordnn Ashed— Heavy- Reduction on Western Freights — Leeture on the Roman Question. New York, March 13.—Captain McDon ald, first officer, and Davis, third officer, were washed overboard from the steamer Europa. on the fourth instant. A fearful sea prevented the launching of a boat to rescue them. Secretary Fisli, in a letter to tlie Post, de nies tlie reported interference of tbe English diplomatists in Mr. Sumner's removal. A failure in dry goods of $500,000 is re ported. The proceeds of Wendell Phillips' lecture for the relief of the Freneh is over $1400. Princess Leopoldina. daughter of the Em peror of Brazil, aud wife of the Duke of Saxe, is dead. Evening.—Money closed very easy. Ster ling lOiri* ®109V 'Gold UHi allies. Gov ernments very dull: five-twenties, 112 :i 4. Southerns dull. Virginias very strong: North Caroliuas. little off. Tennessees 04: new. 64's. Virginias 67; new, 68Mt. Louis ianas'68; new, 63; levee sixes, 72*2; eights, 85. Alabama eights 100: fives, 89 l s. Georgia sixes 81; sevens 80. North (Tarolinas 47: new, 26W. South Carolinas 786 new, 66*2. Prime discounts 6^2 a 7. Gold dull all day. Sixes of 1881,11512; five-twenties of 1862. 112 :, 4; 04s, 112: 65s, 112; new, 110>: 67s, 111; 68s, 111*4; ten-forties, 108 7 „. Benjamin N. Phelps, counsel for General Thomas Jordan, indicted for alleged viola tion of the neutrality laws in tittmg out an expedition against £puin, asked a speedy trial for his client, but the government not being ready, the case went over till \\ ednes day morning. There has been a heavy reduction in railroad freights to the West. First class rates to Chicago are now one dollar per hundred pounds, with a corresponding re duction 011 other classes ami to other points. The present indications point to a general railroad war and much lower freights, as there is already some cutting under the regular rate of one dollar to Chicago. James Roosevelt Baily, Roman Catholic Bishop of New Jersey, lectured 011 the Ro man question to-night in St. Joseph's church, before a crowded congregation. After referring to tiie present position of tlie Pope, he said he had watched the course of the Italian government since its formation, and no govern ment, ancient or modern, had gained its points so much by bribery, falsehood and treachery. lake Prussia, now leading power of Europe, it attained its present strength by corruption, and its present di mensions by robbery. It took the Papal States on the. principle that might, conquered right. Tbe Italian government, has robbed both the Church and private individuals, and. not content with robbery, was doing all in its power to undermine re ligion and morality. Newspapers contain ing immoral and infidel teachings were pub lished under its auspices, and immoral and disgusting pictures were exhibited in the shop windows. Liberty is only truly un derstood iu the United States, and if Americans better understand tbe nature of what is ealle.il liberty in Europe—freedom from all restraint, aud tbe right to commit crimes against society—they would show no sympathy for its champions there. He denounced Garibaldi as a self admitted pirate, who, lie said, had one idea—the diabolical hatred of priests. He concluded by prophesying that the Pope would eion again rule in Rome. Father Farwell, pastor of the church whose championship of Italian unity re cently caused so much sensation, thanked the large congregation for tlieir attendance on so stormy a night. LONDON. Conference on the Eastern Question Closed—Trenty Signed nt tlie Foreign Office—Emperor William's Return to Berliu—The Black 8ea Conference— Two Radical Members in the Unbinet Proposed—Mnc.Mnhon Returned to France. London. March 13.—Iu the House of Lords, to-night. Lord Granville announced that the conference on the Eastern question had closed. The treaty was signed at the foreign office. It abrogated tbe restriction on admission to foreign men-of-war into tho DardeuelW and Bosphorus. The Porte. ;* times of peace, may admit into those waters nuvais ot friendly powers whenever needed to inforee the treaty of 1856. The Danuhian Coiuniission is prolonged twelve years. The protocol expressly declares that no power can release itself of the obligations of the treaty without the consent of all the signa tories. Emperor William has set out on his re turn to Berlin, accompanied by a large aud brilliant start of princes and officers of the army and representatives of the German governments. The party reached Epernay at noon to-day, and were received with great enthusiasm by the returning troops, with whom the city was crowded. Marshal MacMahon has returned to France. The Black Sea conference were in sessiop to dav, all were present, including Du ede Broglie. All matters have been ar ranged: this will probably be the last meet - ing. [Special to the Sew York World.] London. March 13.—Hoping to strengthen tlie government against impending disas ter, Gladstone proposes to introduce into the cabinet two radical members, vizi Holmes, member from Hockney, other's name unknown. PARIS. Montmartre Tranquil—Placard* of th« "Reds" Denounced. Paris, March 13.—Montmartre is per fectly tranquil. A fraction of the national guards, however, still hold possession of a number of cannon, and refuse to deliver them to the authorities.. The Journal Acs D'hats denounces tho placards circulated by the "Reds" us in citing the arrnv to revolt. ZURICH. Judicial Investigation of Rerent Dis turbances. Zurich, March 13.—The council has or dered a judicial investigation of the recent disturbances between tlie Freneli and Ger mans here. No further trouble i« antici pated. The troops which were called out to keep the peace huvp been dismissed. HAVANA. Troops Take the Oath of Allegiance to the King and Constitution—Defear of an Insurgent Corps. H av ana, March 13.—The troops took the oath of allegiance to the king and constitu tion. The volunteers only took an oath of fealty to the king. The Villa Melius corps of insurgents were defeated near Sancti Spiritus, with a !o>s of eighteen killed. MISCELLANEOUS. Arrest of Felons—Unemployed Laborers in New Zealand Holding Monster Meetings—Earthquake shocks at the Hawaiian Islands—Former Keeper of the Elephant Hannibnl Dead—Commo tion Among Cineinnaii Liquor Denlers. Lowf.ll, March 13.—Two of five men who were charged with violating a young woman, after knocking her escort senseless, were arrested aud held in $5000 hail. Tho others are known and can not escape. S.^N Francisco, March 13.—Tlie unem ployed laborers of Auckland, New Zealand, are holding monster meetings, and appoint ing committees to wait upon the superin tendent of the provinces to obtain redress of grievances. Tliey are also showing their discontent in a more threatening manner. Three incendiary fires, all believed to have been the work of disaffected laborers, have taken place. The first burned tlie ship City of Auckland and cargo, valued at £200,000. The second burned the kerosene depot and 10,000 gallons of kerosene, and the third the musical hall. Attempts were also made to burn other property. Shocks of earthquake were felt a.. Ha waiian islands on the nineteenth ultimo. They were general throughout tbe group. In Lansi great rocks were hurled down from tlie cliff's. Some of tbe valleys were ren dered uneultivatable by debris from the mountains. Great wonder is expresseil that no lives were lost. At Honolulu the shocks were three in number, followin'' in rapid succession ai d lasting, altogether, over a minute. Hudson, N. Y., March 13.—William H. Brandon, for many years keeper of the un ruly elephant Hannibal, died suddenly yes terday iit Athens. New York. Cincinnati, March 17.—Some commotion lias been produced among liquor dealers here by private advices from New Orleans, tliat Indiana whisky was being sold in that city for seventy live cents per gallon, which is about seven and a half cents below tho government charges, insurance, freight and commission, without taking account ot cost of producing. River Intelligence. Southwest Pass, March 13, 6 P. M.— Barometer 29:80. Wind east southeast, ligiit. with thick fog. Arrived: Steamship Cuba, at 12:35 P. M.. Dukehart master, from Baltimore, via Havana, to Wither spoon, Moss &. Co. Sailed: Steamship Victor. Ou the bur bound out: Steamship Fire tyueen. Outside waiting for fair wind to sail: Ships North S*ar and Caledonia. Pasu-a-i/Outre. Mareh 13, 6 P. M.— Weather calm, with a thick fog. Ar rived: Steamship Florida. McBaker, mas ter, at 4:30 P. M.. from Apalachicola, to V. W. Perkirs Co. No departures. The towboat Rio Grande, sounded the bar to day while con -ng iu. with the following re sults : 13. 12V.. 12v.. 12Vj. Pits. 1,1, |2V 13 12V6, 13. 13. Memuhis. March 13.—Weather clear and warm. River stationary, with fifteen inches below high water mark. Passed up- Belle Lee. City of Cairo and Long-worth. Down Belle St. Louis end H. M. Shreve. V ii KSiiUR.i, March 13.—Passed down : Richmond at 8, Mollie Ebert at 10. Pauline Carroll, at 12 last night; Belfast at 10 A. M. Passed up: Viola Belle at 7 A. M. River tailing. Weather clear anil warm. MARKETS. Domestic Markets. New York, Mareh 13, Evening.—CoMff closed firm; offerings light; sales 4411 kfflff 9 |CONTINUED ON BIOHTB PACK]