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|Jf!CIAL JOURNAL OF THi: UNITED STATES ftf f ICiAL lOURNA 1 OF NEW ORLEANS MKVV ORI.KAN*. JANUARY ill. IS7:t. Uiu-ineas is lively on the levee. (Silence the croakers an>l all » ill he well. 1'be weather was a little hit, cooler .tester* **»y. m _______ I locks of wild geese are flying over New Orleans. Miss Charlotte Cushumii is going abroad -• the spring. A twenty-four hours snow storm at tho West has detained railroad trains. |'ay your Suite and city taxes, and re 4uce the expenses of the government. A- good way for the firemen to obtain aheap music is for them to hire pianos and their machines play on them. 'i he, Jackson Pilot will he published daily 9 "uring the present session of the Missis *:ppi Legislature, as an evening paper. Vbe lowest point of the thermometer yes terday morning was zero at St. Paul. I he ■highest point yesterday afternoon was otP ;/• New Orleans. The election for Senator in place of Mr. Samuel M. Todd, recently expelled, will take place, in the parish of St. Charles, on Thursday, January JO. •iovernor Warmoth was at the Southern jflotel, St. Louis, last Monday, en route ior Washington, and was interviewed by re porters of the Democrat and liepubliean. Messrs. '¥. 1». Robb, T. O. Osborn and R. tf. Savage, of the United States commission iio investigate Mexican outrages on the |e»a» frontier, are at tlie City Hotel. flood, tlm humorist, was once enumerat *ng tlln various professional merits of I'ower. the actor; having done so. he eon *lu*f*«i with the eoittiueut. "It never rains Vat it powers. Gillian* tVebb, of St. Austell, England, lately dried twelve dynamite cartridges in tiis stove. His wife, two children and Ids father wete «itl» him when ha began, but they all separated immediately after. This scene in a street ear; tho dramatis fiemontr tw * gentleun u in calling attire : lirst gentleman, briskly. '•Well, who is go' iug to be bored to bight f* Second gentle luau, as briskly, "I don't know. Where are s ou going* " _ Stockings with "clocks'" upon the ankles v£ them, like those worn in the last cen tury, are said to be coming in again as arti cles of 1 allies' full costume. The clocks •wili enable the dear creatures to keep good Vine with their feet. The first grand dress hall ot the Robert Emmett Branch No- il, Hibernian Be nevolent and Mutual Aid Association, will be given at Odd Fellows* Hal! to-morrow evening. We acknowledge the receipt of complimentary tickets. The Ripley (Mississippi) Advertiser says u is rumored that Colonel Falkner, the wide awake, energetic and indefatigable president of the Ripley raiiroad, will prob ably lease it upon certain conditions, and for an indefinite peri ><). to the Southern Se curity Company. Messrs. G. T. Beauregard. Joseph Her nandesc. Alex. BonnevaJ. H. A. Lesassier. George Jonas, T. 1). Miller, Carl Kohu and l'aul Fourchy have '.eon elected direct ors of the New Oi leans and Carrollton Railroad Company, vial G T. Beauregard president, and P. McBride secretary. We have received ; rum Mr. Mansfield, the signal officer here, the weekly weather chronicle, prepared ;** the office of the chief signal officer, division of telegrams and re ports, for the benefit ot commerce and agri culture, giving a general summary for the week ending Saturday, the eighteenth in . I,. Power and H. 1. Fisher, agents for isissippi, want fifty bales of choice Mis iippi cotton for the International Lxpo on at Vienna, Austria. The cotton will shipped free from Mississippi to V ienna, l the owner will get the lull benefit of price that may be realized in the toreign iket. _ Ihe Southern Temperance Organ has en pd upou its second v dutne, the first num ■ of which has already appeared. It is reused from an eight to a twelve page >or, and publish! d at a year, John Harmon editor and M. Jones Scott as iuts editor. We commend the Organ to reading public. "no following gentlemen have been cted directors of the Canal and Clai ms Street Railroad Company for the en ng year : E. J. Hart. R. M. Montgom •, William Lynd, Hugh MeCloskey, A Holbrook. E. H. Bostick, L. S. Wurz rger. K. J. Hart has been elected presi lt, and Joseph H lit Grange Jseerotary. Tie following officers ef the First Louisi i and Mississippi Southern baptist Asso tion have been elected ior the ensuing ir: Rev. R. G. Steptoe, president; Rob Urav, first vice president; Samuel John i. treasurer; James Barnes, sub-trpas >r; G. W. F. Johnson, recording seere v; J. K. Watson, corresponding seer y ______ _ _____ Hessrs. Samuel li. Kennedy, S. 1 *:<<• aler. Joseph Dunb; r, Alfred Moulton, ;ney, Charles K Slav'oaek. V* 1', Blake re, Hannon l>aan-* aud William G. icont tiave been elected directors ot she ite National Bank. Tin directors subse* ently re-elected Mr Samuel H. Kennedy isidenl. and Mr. L. iligneg «.*•• i.resi ihe -even'll senatorial L ; on met ;.t Donaldsonv.lie and nominated George * H S. aater. to fill the unexpirtii Huasaker. recently eg.• «i n:it : en gives general oat'.-ii p hlicans. and will r» * i.t u* -l ; . ■ • The «lect • .• Sa - rduy February I I: . . Gilmore, j .•* • , . .. .• and • .. . .7 .'..a n the c;*y it • ■ « i . ....... * wo Join no >s Mr • ■ ; 8«pi ' • '• • ' h :i!ding erected for! « u a ss office in New Ihe..;.. the .ilanfng prospects . Ufa ; . •nr.-;* i Wed ;• sJ.iy »Tec :**r State •ei u; *>t O F Hie nomina tion to all Ko he < )m tion of '• •; •* »ed t" • -ntlv bad * ir . nd bi -. ; • represents -rag*r ' and THE JUDGMENT OF THE LAW. The highest legal authority in the State has decided the question an to which was the proper board to report upon the result of the last election. This is the arbitra tor the people have selected to settle their controversies, and now it is the duty of the law-abiding citizens to submit their differences of opinion, since the power to which they appealed lias rendered a deci sion. It was impossible for the court to come to any other judgment than the one which it Las delivered, for the proceedings connected with the attempt to make Mr, Jack Wharton a member of the board, while admitting the authority of General Iferron to net, were of such an inconsis tent character as to strike the most ordi nary mind with doubt as to the sincerity of the effort. TLe effect of the judgrn. ut of the Su preme Court is to quiet and confirm the action of Judge I>nrell, for the only vul nerable point in the proceedings before the United States District Court was as to the right of the federal judiciary to decide as to the legitimacy of any particular agency of the State of Louisiana. It is true Judge Durell was fortified in his de cision in favor of the Hawkins, Longstreet aud Herron board by tlie judgment of the Eighth District Court, but this was not the ultimate decision that was needed, aud in Congress it was contended by the Democrats that he strained his authority in acting in a local political contest, with out having the assent of the local authori ties to his conuusicfns of law and fact. This objection is now disposed of, for the judgment of the EigLili District Court and the rulings of Judge Durell as to the proper returning board have been affirmed by the judicial authority that all the peo ple have consented to accept as conclu sive. lu the next place, the decision ratifies every act that the legal returning board has performed, and subjects those who have been aggrieved to the necessity of contesting for any right which they may suppose themselves to have lost before the proper tribunals. It emphatically estab lishes the government represented by Mr. Kellogg, aud remits Colonel McEnery, it he has auy grievance in tho matter, to a regular contest. It establishes the Legis lature in session at Mechanics' Institute, and directs those who have rights that the returning board disregarded or overlooked to enter their appeal before that body for justice. Every officer holding a commis sion by virtue of the action of the Haw kins, Longstreet and Herron board, is con firmed in liis place and made secure as by a judicial decree. This is au immense ad vantage to the public, since it at once en ables the citizen to determine who is the real and who is the pretended officer. The gentlemen who pretend to set up a government at Odd Fellows' Hall are by this judgment deprived of any sem blance or color of authority, since the source from which they assume to derive their appointments is pronounced to have been utterly incapable of uttering a com mission. The paper credentials that Mr. Moncure presents as the evidence of his agency is worthless, because the men who signed it had no more right to issue such pellets than auy other two lobbyists that were to be picked up about the apart ments of Governor Warmoth while he was using his ability in keeping negroes away from the polls. If. then. Mr. Moncure is a law-abiding citizen, lie will at once sub mit bis pretensions to the destruction which the Supreme Court has pronounced against them, and he will advise his friends that their duty requires of them to bow in obedience to the legitimate au thority of the State. The sanction and protection of tho law are thrown about Mr. Kellogg's administration, the protec tion of the federal government is appa rent. and the attempt to resist or dissolve this power grows weaker day by day. Whatever doubt the country at large may hare had will be set at rest, and our gen eral interest requires that tlie people of Louisiana should all unite in obedience, to a common government in order that the blessings of authority may fall upon all alike. The white people will find it to their advantage to commit themselves to an aequo.scare iu what they can not alter, and which can be of immense ad vantage to them when working in a com mon intere-t, rather than to continue the reckless and ruinous factiouism which has hiui such influence in injuring them in the P"st. m BEATEN AT ALL POINTS. The " elements opposed to Republican ism" in this State have contested every inch of ground in their assault upon the State offices, and have been repulsed at all points. The first ordeal through which they had to pass was the people, aud in preparing for success at the polls they laid tlie confusion that subsequently grew out of the election. Foreseeing probable 'defeat eaily in the action, they endeavored to make up for lack of votes by superior skill in the manipulation of the returns. To tui- end they returned tut* services of Governor Warmoth, whose abilities to cheat the people had previously been :r «tl rrat •«: by the honest Democracy for party purposes. Tb ri. orators and or esus c! 'tht d the Pi *vemn? with au almost unlimit .1 power to lo wrong ind a dispo sition to ;o to any h ngths th .. would pay. Having -..v'liY.l the »• !'. o » »j this greatly overvo! d monipulat- r. who deserte d the D mo'ratio camp w h the boast in his tuoutli '•-.at th'* bull Keprblioan party . : the State aT-i ;' iliow liim. our : 'DeUH-.'S begun to f< .-I ;r. *f success iV*. **,..• . almost i ;i;:.olig tliciu '•elvec* r tl *• prosp ei : * *■• Ustribution of t:i»- ii '..it * luf \: 1 ? V i . f bought ! >L • f foi •: 1 i '• a • t tbc Ki-jiul'Ii. j ? :)Ti • .:! Is. I T Wui.'ii I.. ; Tirotuis*. 1 the i&te* Seaatot .....jivcuix? I bids fai • U * . i *t -* • •!. / comiie l j * * :.*• *:r» .it ti- • • •• ttvl the •1; , it!^ (!,* .. tt, j • * GiN. • • 1 • ; tu.* iir- w.:;;e . ■*•. :*> iL *i' SC * •'. i . ,,u l ♦ * ' li : ' i . t ■ti • ; vp * . .. • I i*o: J wi i f .fs .'*le lueti !>-t t t! .: publican j pfi: ky n* * • i-.-VUOl Vi* rtLiotii .;; .1 they L., a I a;- .•.no tended to resort to. His game had been exposed to us publicly by the very men who employed him, and the proper means were promptly adopted to check it. Above all, and emphatically, the people did not indorse the plot at the polls. Even- white Republican in the State, and every colored voter who could not be kept away from the poils under one pretense or another, voted the straight Republican ticket, and the sun of the fourth of November went down on a defeated and baffled Dem ocracy. They had been met man to man, aud more, at the ballot boxes and beaten. Then came the strategical- turnings, the tufiing of ballot boxes, the printing of tickets after the election to be slipped in at the proper time; the throwing out of ;es where there were large Repub lican majorities, and a dozen other dodges by which they hoped to snatch victory out of defeat. The plans were so well laid that a compliant returning board had it in its power to declare anybody elected whom the Democratic Central Committee wanted. But here a new danger to the wicked schemes stared them in the face. All the members were Republicans except Senator Anderson (who is, however, an honest man, which is equivalent to saying that he is worthy to be a Republican), aud Gov ernor Warmoth, who had been employed by the Democracy to carry the .State .u their interest, at any cost. But tlie dis jualifieatiou, by reason of being candi dates, of Messrs. Pinchback and Anderson, thjew the decision of the whole question, the integrity of tho Republican party, the the whole interests of the State, for the time being, into the hands of General Herron and Senator Lynch. To their everlasting honor, it is, and should be for ever known, that they stood firm for the right, and elected two other men of ster ling honesty—General Longstreet and Judge Hawkins—as members of the board These officers, thus constituted, carefully examined tho returns and made the awards of the election. Governor \\ ar moth illegally appointed another board, who reported the "tabulated returns," which had been cooked up by the super visors of registration, aud which have been judicially decided to be false and worthless. Throughout the whole contest, from the beginning of the campaign, the Repub licans have stood firm and met their foes fairly, and defeated them at every point. When they bought our Governor, we let him go, but did not follow him. When they rallied their fifty thousand voters at the polls, we met them with seventy thou sand. When they thieatened mob vio lence, we appealed to the constituted guardians of the peace for protection. When they usurped the authority of the State to assemble a body of men as a Legislature who had no authority from the people, we appealed to the courts, both State and federal. Our case has been in two of our district courts, presided over at different times by four different judges; it has been heard in the United States Circuit Court, in the State Supreme Court, and even iu the United States Su preme Court. It has been discussed in both houses of Congress. And before all these tribunals there has been a unani mous verdict in our favor, with one feeble exception. J udge Elmore, who mounted the bench of the Eighth District Court by virtue of force and a fraudulent commis sion from Governor Warmoth. rendered a decision against the legal returning board, which, however, he had the good sense not to sign. It will be seen that we have inflicted what may be called a total defeat upon the enemy, and yet they prate of the rights of the people. They still keep up their show of a gov ernment when they have only Mr. El more's word for it that they are right, against nearly all the judicial tribunals of the .State and of the Union and both houses of Congress. They meet daily in Odd Fellows' Hall, in open defiance and contempt of the authority of the United States Circuit Court, and yet the despotic government does not molest them. They are too insignificant to be dangerous, and will wait in vain, probably, tube dispersed by force. We can find it iu our large charity to pity the poor deluded men who have mis taken themselves and each other for states men aud representatives of a majority of the people of the State, when they are mere selfish plotters for public position, and can not count as their political friends more than oue-third of our voters. But we do not wish to have them roughly dealt with. RECOGNITION—NOT INTERVENTION. The Bee continues of opinion that no ease of "intervention" in the affairs of Cuba has as yet presented itself. It will remember that the simple recognition of belligerency in the republican combatants is no act of "intervention." It withdraws the responsibility of out government for auy private expeditions in aid of what the Bee deems the "i uban insurgents. " Any such permission would lie incompati ble with our treaty obligations and tie law of nations. The recognition relieves us from this responsibility, and l*\ivvs to each of the combatants Ihe right to any material aid from our citizens not incon sistent with th-' law of nations, our law of neutrality and our treaties with Spun and other powers. This is w ry tar from in ter.eu;; •;*. A mea-a«c * • prudential should. • think, receive ilie approval ■>!' all win* wish to avoid "entanglement" ;j ti*-. :i flail -. of Othci-n. For tlie toiisv quetiCes. bi ii fiire. v. bic I May follow tbl* recognitio n M* not •a licM rcs-v>n i bl* Tb IV-uTti* of II: * i iptit;.*u jioiutcff out by •!, ;oatrer * but -tlie • :uanci. nub'il ilvg * i-'i-s in « i I wii-i ra icb IdS.s tlutU va: . ,'u* ii .-. r th'- diiu .* i t !UltUI I ill.-tl' -o , • ..oil «iU al'-.'v ti "111 •• • l .* v.igtboTI'i life." It * be -v * * »- *. « VIUU- . -hall m* L'*.* • r -t •ffei- .• hie of i il'o'-. -i • on** • a. r: a at , o; * lain, ilii- ia clinrition to fiv« n t .it'«♦!' I'a i. :. • io- ana •••»! rtu-.-il *» :U • • f/# • •• •• .'u-a ;l l wa !*. sTsioii.e.l t . fluff a larg ig; . .u t. • . • • . . .• this pri 1 >f ffi.v.; • .xi-tcl. by the dimiua tion o th U '.ibot t-i.it of Lou »i n.i '»• u • • >. . * •" T.l.iUtci - ii least will rejoice. But is not the result of emancipation, which our confrere deplores, inevitable? If there be confidence in the, declared purpose of Spain, these slaves are to be emancipated any way. The vat icination of these evils is therefore im properly charged upon thosA nations who will have nothing to do with the civil wars between Spain and her colonies. Nor is it strict logic to assume that "recog nition" means "intervention," and then to charge "that humanity aud a respect for right forbid us to wish for our neighbors calamities, from which we can draw profit." We regret to see a journal representative of commercial interests deeply involved in the action of the government upon this subject say it prefers to "leave all respon sibility to the administration party; ' this opposition to the solution of the Cuban 'question; this indifference to an open commerce with a country so productive. But this objection to more intimate and unembarrassed commercial intercourse astounds us, when we remember that Sen atoi Slidell and the Legislature of Louisi ana advocated the acquisition of Cuba, with a full view of all the consequences, industri .1 and political, which would be fall Louisiana, tt is understood, then, that this proposition of relief from respon sibilitv, with its probable incidents of im proved commerce for New Orleans, does not receive the approval of the Bee. It is to be held simply as a means of political agitation. This will impair the otherwise unanimous sentiment of our people in favor of recognition. But it will not de feat the recommendation of that measure fn the name of the people of Louisiana. This will, we trust, be done without the necessity of "intervention." CREDIT MOBILIER. There are two corporations known to French law. The one is the Credit Fon cier, and is based on the responsibility of real estate. The other is the Credit Mo bilier, which represents what our common law calls personal property. We have long since had the same in the United States. The real estate bank at Colum bus, Mississippi, was an institution of discount, deposit and circulation founded on a mortgage conveyance of lands; and the Citizens' Bank of New Orleans ad ministered a department of the same na ture. Then we have institutions basing their loans on the deposit of personal effects, which is very little more than a periphrasis for a pawn shop. It is the province of American genius to improve upon the institutions of other countries aud to make them more avail able for good, or mischief, than their pro jectors ever contemplated. So Messrs. Oakes Ames and other have adopted the the name of Credit Mobilier. which is merely Ascality disguised in French. As this corporation was created, it seems to have been based upon no contributions of money intended for loan on the secur. ity of deposited property. From a pe rusal of the McCornb statement it may be inferred that it was an incorporation ef legislative corruption. Nothing more. The letter of Ames leads us to believe that they were very poor at the start, but became much better off as the scheme was developed. This is contrary to th* gen eral history of joint stock companies, which are more flush of funds when the first requisitions are made, and answered by the stockholders, than when the work is fairly under way. Our translation of this anomaly is as follows: Ames A l 'o. form an ordinary ring. They take an act of in corporation because that proportions the profits by rule. It also protects each of them from private action for damages. Do they pay in anything toward the en terprise ? Yes. Each puts up according to the stock standing in his name toward the working expenses of this enterprise. Those working expenses are hotel bills, railroad fare, money loaned to those who have the custody of the State or national credit, and auy other outlay which pro motes the object in view. These are the requisitions and payments required, and this is truly the capital stock of the en terprise. It may represent, paid up. one to five hundred thousand dollars. This association then goes to work to procure the congressional vote necessary to appro priate lands or money for any ostensible purpose. In the Oakes Ames case it was an enlarged appropriation for building a railroad to the Pacific. To obtain this vote it was necessary to secure the support of rueu having the confidence of Congress. It was not easy to do. Old trout are uo doubt as loud of bait as young ones, but these * •monarclis of the brook" usually lie iu the deeper water and are safely ensconced from view under rocks cr tree roots. It was to angle for these wary old chaps that Ames betook himself. He was himself not an inapt type of that class. The ingenious device resorted to was to allow the members of Congress to become preferred subscribers to the stock of the Credit Mobilier. Iu some * «ses it was taken iu tlie name of s uue confidential friend. Sometimes it was a sale of stock with an engagement to repurchase the stock with ten per cent interest if tlm first purchaser was not sat* i.,;i d wish'the bargain. Then there were dirt ct loans of money to members tor ithi.-n a*.* demand seems to have beeu mad.-. With this organization the bills passed Congress, gi'ind to the Pacific Railroad Company, otherwise the < red it Mobilier. an appropriation largely iu s , c-s.-"f the cost <>f ii.t road. This excess constituted tin true capital stock of the Credit M.'bili .. They proceeded to make "dividends." Not the legitimate interest • in capital paid in. but the division -poils robbed from the people by m-utu if th ■ very men elected, to i '.ingress t * ♦ arot ct the public interest and the public! credit. The ingenuity •>! bribing these i vena! m« ibers of Congress o» rob the ' •i, usury and then paying them out ot the J ! «,riK- • is of th* ir own rillainy constitute* ' in- !-..rtieu!.*! in which w.- claim for tho ' V ;•" . i eol-ndl 1 i -Upeii . .- paeitv *H]iw » aii Ins tit tion els i i . >ted t*>J . .off. I* ?- p$>per to ».-y that these, schemes seem to have been perfected with i I he aid *>f members of all parties. N» that i ' noth'? . political enter* into our v*.*m*} ! at ■*. gratifie itii.it a it publican I ! i | j • ' j Congress has manifested a determination to investigate these transactions, and will, we hope, punish all who m ay be guilty of the great crime—the betrayal of their con stituents for money. Besides this, Washington City is a cen tre from which spreads this epidemic of corruption. Never is a- dishonest plan devised in New York or Washington that we may not look for its reproduction here in ail the perfection of experienced ras cality. It comes as any other epidemic, more rapidly but with equal certainty. The Credit Mobilier, or incorporation of legislative venality, has been for some years since well known here. It appears to have been exemplified in the Slaughter house, the levee, and various railroad sales and appropriations. May we not hope that when we are taught the process of correction and cure for this epidemic, that it will be put iu practice here ns in the cases oUTweed and Oakes Ames ? The bribery act of the present Republican Legislature tends in that direction. We must rely upon the press and the courts to do their part. THE LATE HENRY RAPHAEL DENIS, ESQ. The death, on Wednesday last in this city, of the venerable Henry R. Denis break;- another and one of the last con. necting links between Louisiana iu its early days of territorial government and the great, powerful and wealthy Louis iaiA of to-day. Air. Denis was eighty-six years of age at the time of his death, and, thpugh a native of Franee, had resided in this city since 1805—some sixty-eight years. He was admitted to practice at the bar of this city in 1806—the year that AVinfield Scott entered the United States army, the year after New Orleans became an incorporated city, and six years before the admission of Louisiana as a State into the federal Union. He was the colleague and compeer of Martin, Grymes and Living ston. He was tho l'riend aud associate of Julian Toydras, and the admirer and lover of Father Antonio de Sedella, of blessed memory. The many and rapid changes of events in Louisiana for the last few years crowded Unkindly upon the good old gentleman, and he had for some years withdrawn from the excitements of public lift* to the tender care of those who cherished him at the home fireside. He laid down to his last sleep, leaving be hind him a noble record of all those quali ties which most become a man, aud was followed to his tomb by hundreds of sin cere mourners. UNITED STATES COMMISSION TO TEXAS Colonel Thomas P. Robb, of Georgia; R. H. Savage, Esq., of California, and General T. O. Osborn, of Illinois, com posing the United States commission to Texas, axe in the city, en route to the border to recommence the investigations of last year. The commission has submit, ted a printed report to the President, which we shall take the first favorable opportunity to notice. It is reported that the amount of claims that are proved up against Mexico, or in a fair way of [woof, alieady foot up about twenty-eight millions of dollars. This is tor loss of stock of all kinds, terruption of business and consequential damages. The Mexican commission, now in session at Matamoras, is engaged in preparing a counter case, so that the pros pects are decidedly favorable for the United States government to pay the Texans for tlieiv losses sustained by the Mexicans, and the latter for such amount of their losses as they can prove up in excess of the Texan claims against the Mexicans. It is true that a treaty alone can aiv thorize payments, but it is not impossible that one will be proposed, ultimately, when it will be time for the American public to let their views be known. THE RETURNING BOARD DECISION. Nome idea of the interest f--lt elsewhere in the decision of the Supreme Court ot Louisiana, rendered yesterday, may be formed by reading the subjoined article from the Washington Chronicle of last Monday: It look.* now •mite probable that the deci »ion of the Supreme Court of Louisiana will precede auv decision that can be reached bv the investigstiug committees of Congress. It is easy to see that if the decision of the highest iitate tribunal of Louisiana is in tavor of the right ot the Hawkins board it fairly takes the question out of the hands of Congress. The Haw kins board have proclaimed the success of Kellogg arid the Republican ticket. -Con gress will not go back ot this decision. If the McEnery party want to go belling that decision iu the event of its being against them, they must take their places iu Judge Durell s court, and thus exchange positions with their opponents. This would be a novel change of programme, and take all the starch out of a great many editorials and disquisitions written to show that tlie United States court had no light to inter fere in the controversy, and has been usurp ing the [tower of State tribunals. A CARD. Foukt h Tt.i ,1*11 -ff !:♦ :#. t New Orleans. Jar nary 22, 2KT3 .) Tt* V *h«»"*e ;? ntai . concern: At a meeting of the Fiist T .ouisiatia and Missis* *U'i' •i Rtiuthern Baptist Associat ion, held at the shot e < hurcli ( au the fouite t ill n i instant, the fol lowi ng tifticers vs» re iinaniiuo ubly elected to serve the Artsoriatinn tlnring tlie * n Ruin g year, to wit: ♦ i ' J ' . if. Steptoe: first vice presi treasurer, Samuel Johnson; > Barnes; recording secretary, »oir» h]»oiulin^ secretary, J, R. President, R« . dent, Robert Or; sub treasurer. Jan st F. .i .hnsoi Wa-Uffl*. UFA". R. It. S'i'EPTOr:. Chairman. • ;. IV. 1-. JOHKiSON, fii-i ri.-t.il R. WATSON, Se*T*-t:*rr )it<« tfm. »»2*V« £ 01 IS JAM MlilAI. *1 .Y>1 KA5 (t COM PAN V. uiiii f No. i jo e oimno.'r street* Di•. •!«? their profi's in cash with parties lut-iiing with them, or allow tiitu* the regular rebate of | premium, at their option. j INSTRE FIRE, RIVKR AND MARINE RISK*, • And pay their marine losses either in New Orleans ' New kork. Liverpool. London, Havre. Pans or Bre* j men. at the option of tlie assured. o< 27 3m 2p 1 ilL U ZEMJFKG HOSPITAL, buaeted by the iafe Legislature The exclusive HospBa. for Small pox and contagious complaints, TS ON THE PONTCHARTBAIS RAILROAD. iqtiare • ¥ ft Indigent rite prov: ofilciaia. of pay • ca ■ *2 per d:ty, private rom Apply at the hospifa it side Claiborne srreet. received accord i?'g to usual » permits iroru the sanitary as * »r; Wards fr, vTZ T V i Viirn A NU OIL CLUIH tt \ kehoi>e. I I,KIN* & CO.. Hi. • ..........t'anal Street...... ..— Tt>*» lie 'r .. :i(i *■ :stylr-- of Velvet. Hi ,v*e:A ami Ii!,-e ply Carpet., Window- -i.-« *n*l Cornice*. e ,j ».Cw..i| X . ■ 1 :!in .1 * To suffice a want widely felt by parties resident in tlie parishes of Louisiana and adjoining St at 1 '-, this BUREAU was organized one year ago. Ihe demands made upon it by tlie lady of fashion, the dressmaker, the milliner, the bonsekeeper ami the dealer are rapidly on the increase. v Not only are its correspondents saved Al.l. r.x PENSK OK TRAVEL, but they protit through its complete arrangements with all the law luipoi t ing and retail houses by which URENH ORDERS can always be tilled by FRESH GOODS. "he Bmeau possesses especial facilities for the pur chase of JEWELRY, MILLINERY, DRESS GOODS, BRIDAL TROUSSEAU, SEWING MACHINES. BABV OCTFITS, And all other articles common to fain 1 v use. All communications must be accompanied by full and plain address, giving name. town, parish and State, in order so avoid errors by mail. It more than a sufficient amount iu cash is received with any order, the unexpended balance wilt be returned. Send for Circular. _____ MRS. It. MOGRIDGE. ja21 lm 2p Tu Fr Su_________— SEVENTH LOUISIANA STATE Fa IB ViLL coxxm't IVKDSiEHD.AY. APRIL !i3. 1SUL *XD CONTINUE SEVEN DAYS. A GRAND LOTTED-Y. FOR TH8 KPLI KF OP TIIK UUK GROUNDS ASSOCIATION, AUTHORIZED B« THE LOUISIANA STATE LOTTERY COMPANY, will be drawa in the arena, iu front of the grand stand, on the last day of the fair, when a grand DISTRIBUTION OF PRIZE**, Capital Prize 95000 in Gold, Amounting to # will take place under the following scheme: 1 prize of five thousand dollars in "old... $5,0CC 10 prizes, or e thousand dollars bond each, secuied by first mortgage on improved property of the fair grounds, bearing tight percent interest, payable semi annually at the bank of America....... 10,000 U prizes, five hundred dollars bond each, same as above........................... 25 prizes, of ten shares each of the cap ital stock of tho Fair Grounds Associa tion par value $25 each................. 6,250 20 prizes, |of four shares each, of the capital stock of the Fair Grounds Asso ciation, same as above .................. 5,(M)€ 1 prize, Dunham's upright Piano.......... 650 1 prize. Ghickering's square Piano,....... • 38S 1 prize, Westermayer upright Piano...... 550 1 prize, Steck's upright Piano.............. £>50 1 prize, double-barreled 8t*ot Gun, latest improved rebounding lock, uuderguard iever, double grip with leather case com plete, K. M. Ueiiy ^ Co., Birmingham.... 25o t prize, ladies' gold enameled Watch...... 150 2 prize, ladies' gold enameled Watch ..... 140 2 prize, Indies' gold enameled Watch...... T25 1 prize, ladies' gold enameled Watcii...... 115 2 prize, ladies' gold Watch................. 105 2 prize, ladies' gold Watch................ 20^ 1 prize, ladies' gold Watch................ 90 I prize, (trover & Baker's mahogany cabi net Sewing Machine. ................. t25 I prize, Singer's half case rosewood Sew ing Machine............................... 125 t prize, Wheeler A. Wilson's silver plated half case Sewing Machine .............. JOfl I prize, Howe's extra pearled and silver plated Sewing Machine.................. 25 l prize, Wilcox Ai. Gibbs' half case mahoga ny Sewing Machine ....... 6* I prize, Irloienco black walnut Sewing Machine.................. ............... f prize, new American Stove, extra....... T5 \ prize* Stewart's plain top Stove.......... ^ 1 prize, Buck's Brilliant Stove, improved., *?0 1 prize. Charter Oak Stove, extra......... B5 1 prize, American Stove, extra.......... . t>5 IiX» prizes, ten dollars in gold................ 2,0 *hj 100 prizes, five dollars iu gold........ 500 500 prizes, one dollar iu gold................ 500 803 prize......................................sJj.T7.535 TICKETS* F1FTV CENTS, entitling the holder to one admission to Ihe Fair, and a chance in tlie Grand Lottery. Parties presenting their tickets at the gate for admission to the Fair should be particular and get their numbered coupons back from the Gate Keeper, as they cau only claim drawn prizes on their numbers. The Directors of the Association having through a series oi years resorted to every moans in their power to keep alive and foster this Association, so identified with the progress and development of the resources of our State, and finding themselves at present involved to an extent that endangers its very existence, have adopted the following plan, which to them seem the only practical and certain way oi raising funds necessary to perpetu ate this institution and place it upon a basis that will enable it to continue its course of usefulness. The object of the Association is to create a re newed interest among all classes of our citizens in our coming Fair, and at the same time by offering large inducements, stimulate the sale of its tickets to an extent that will enable it to realize au amount adequate to its pressing wants. The plan adopted bv the Association is !o issue 200.1 no tickets, at fifty cents a ticket, the same price as is usual tor admission to the Fair, with a coupon attached bearing a number; the said ticket entitling the holder to one admission to our Fair, the coupon to be retained by himself. t>n the last day of Ihe Fair numbers correspond ing with the number of tickets issued will be placed in a wheel, and all of the prizes in another, when the grand drawing will take place under tlie supervision pf tlie following well known gen tlemen : 1. N. Marks, Kaq., President of the Mechanics' and Agricultural Fair Association: fcm—We, the undersigned, have received youi communication asking «ur aid in superintending tlie drawing of tlie (fraud Lottery on the Fail Grounds at your next Fair, and fully recognizing the importance of the enterprize which tout As sociatiou has labored so earnestly to establish, aud believing the plan you have adopted to be thor oughly practical and well worthy the confidence and support of the public, cheerfully comply with your request. Hoping your Association may find in this plan the relief go earnestly sought for, we remain, with much re spec t« very truly yours. GENERAL O. T. BKArRKGAKl). HON. L. A. WILTZ, Mayor ef the city of New Orleaua. Charles a roc, Esq. a Patrick Irwin, Ksq., James I. Day, Esq., A. Whitney. Ksq, L. H. Gardner, Ksq. 0 K. B. Briggs, hsq.. W. S. Pike, Esq., .1. H. Oglesby, Kaq , 8. H. Kennedy, Ksq., Charles Pothoff, Ksq., B. F. Flanders, Ksq.. Albert Baldwin, Esq., Louis Nclinei' er, Esq. For f ill particulars eoneerping the scheme, sale of tickets aud other information, addieas LUTHER HOMES, Secretary Mechanics' and Agricultural Fair Asso ciation. de22 2p >1, St'OOLER, 10,5.......... ...('iibaI Nlrrpl lUfOHTEIi -ISD DEALER IS EISA IH.VYIONH JEWELRY, SILVER A Si* PLATED WARE STATUETTES, MUSIC BOXES, I'biucy Hold Headed ( tutei, l VM \ l.'HriH j i Vy . . J , „ direct mvoices of the most rlcgaa lections of Jewelry ft-nit* the . manufactories. A large assortment Wri. fiet orated th* tor * e of le, *:d. Hodteia. Jacot and other*. Hiantoud* re»*-i wirii e-are j*:*J *n r ue A .» « *-* and JeweUy re*ires• teed. ai*d choice %« from the ceio lines* * t * he , «l and UFOMOM) 11 . > 1 A\M 0 \, . I'nromlclet HR reel NEW ORLEANS !e*ue#Tr* elt-fs Letters oi • r.d f 5?« . N M. Ri ITH8CTULI RON S, Loud Moot*. D'.tMVrilM'HILD BROTHERS, Pari M. OkBOTHNCIIIL?), Vienna Messrs. }'*• t I'/i'O'iIiy* *k UHt; ^ " t'BEOLE Jal.usT .. «E8n:!» it. *»sa *i'*;*«.•. • * *i». T-17 Poydi-*, .:*<■*•?, lilLUMZ.Y * ."lA.NAiU* • in i. «■ » *.tp WRIT OF ELECTION. PROCLAMATION 11V THE GOVERNOR. Btatp: ok Lon-uvA \ Eieruttve Drpamueuf '( !><** Orleans. January lb, lari j Whk.hk. 4S, The Senate of the State of Louisian, did, on the tenth day of January, lari, "by the constitutional two-thirds vote of its member •> declare vacant the seats of H. J. Campbell, s K Toitd, O. F- Hunsaker, T. Ii Noland and W. f, jj,, Miilen, t epresentir g respectively the Second, Sixth Seventh, Fourteenth and Seventeenth Senatorial Districts, nod Whereas, official information of such va^ancio# has reached me iu accordance with law ; Now. therefore, I, William P. Kellogg, Governor of the State of Louisiana, do issue this ray writ of election to the Assistant Supervisors of Registr*. tion and all other officers charged with holding elections in the parishes 1 ereinafter named, order ing them to hold elections for Senators for their respective districts, in accordance with act No. 98 approved November 20, 1372, as follows: One Senator from tho district composed of the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Representative District* of New Orleans, to fill the wuexpired term of fl j Campbell. One . w euat«-r from the district c. in posed of the Twelfth, Thirteenth and Fourteenth W ards of the city of New Orleans, tue parishes of Jefferson,8t Charles and .st. John the Ba,*t.ht, to til! the uuex pirod term of S. M. Todd. One Senator from the district comported or the paj ishts of Ascension and M. James, to fill the on expired term of O. F. Hunsaker. One Senator from the district composed of the parishes ot West Baton Rouge, iber\ilk\ Iber:aand 8t. Martin, to fill tho unexpired term of T, B. Noland. One Senator 'from the district composed of tlie parishes of Madison, Carroll, Morehouse and Rich land, to fill the unexpired term of W. L. McMilles. Naid elections to be held, and notices thereof to be given, within the limit of time required by law, aud the returns thereof to bo made in accordance with the constitution and laws of the State. Given under my hand and the sea', of the State, at New Orleans, this sixteenth day of January, 1873, aud of the independence of the United State* the ninety-seventh. WILLIAM P. KELLOGG, Governor. P. O. DESLONDK, Secretary of State, jail 2p INSURANCE. LOUISIANA EQUITABLE L.IFE INSURANCE COMPANY, Chartered by the State of Louisiau^, oppicie, t'orpef of tnfondplet «ind Ur a Vie r Street*. Parties desiring Life Insurance are Informed that thia company issues Policies ol Insurance on *11 approved plans aa low as any other company. All policies are non forfeitable. Loss* s adjusted and settled with promptness and liberality. JAMES II. LOW, vio28 3in fp President MISCELLANEOUS. ■yy extern imon telegraph COMPANY. The rates to the following poi ifs Lave been changed and now are: From Now Orleans to Alex andria! Virginia). Baltimore,Buffalo Charlottesville, Elizabeth (New Jer ey), Gordonsville. Harrisburg, Jersey City. Newark. New York city, Philaldel pliia, Trenton (New Jersey), aud Washington (Die trict of Columbia), each + l; to Albany (New York), Boston,Bridgeport, F*!l River, Hartford,Now* Have* New Bedford, Providence. JSpringtield. Troy. Utics, Rochester, Oswego and Syracuse, each 25; to Bangor, Bath, Newbury port and Portland, each $2 5<>; to Norfolk, Lynchburg, Petersburg, Rich mond (Virg iiia), and Wilmington (Nor! h Caroline), each rfl 75; to Charleston and Savannah, each &1 50; Augusta (Georgia), Clarksville. Nashville, Grand Junction, Jackson (Tennessee), Macon (Georgia), each sfl 25, Ooelika (Alabama), 41; Selma and Greenville (Alabama), each 75 cento. Notice of change of tar.ft reached me by mail early last week, out the figures only came to liand* hv Sunday's mail. Night iiit-ssages at halt tbe*e rates, as usual. DAVID FLANKRY, ja21 6r Superintendent. miKlMHIAM, DESIGNERS \NT* fcN »RAVER:* WOOD *JH Uomnifrcinl I'ldfi*. i»lt> lm ££1DES________ ...SKIAS-....... FIRS JOSEPH 1? WILKINSON JR. Dealer iu llideee. Kkin# and Furs, Moss, B oob Tal low, Etc., No. tO Peters street, neat the* I'listiwuhooae. NeW Orleans. Louisiana. Liberal advancement made ou consignments, ja 4 ly rnilK ONLY PARI* lOSTLAIER. X MMK. (.ROUX NO. CONTI STREET, (Between Bourbon and Dauphin ), Has just received her fresh supplies, direct from Paris. All who have patronized her during the past twenty-five years will und rat and that there is nothing fashionable, new or beautful worn in Paris which has been forgotten. She has an abundance of the !at* st styles ot materials to make costumes to order for both sexes. Prices always reasonable. de31 t mhl9 T^JTcCLELLAN SADDLES) AT $5 EACH Five Dollar* Each. fino McCLFLLAR SADDLES at $»r>eack. 500 BRIDLES at $1 each. 500 HALTERS at fifty cents each. IN SPLENDID ORDER. For sale t»v S. B. CHCRCKT T L, No. 40 Magazine street, Between Gravier and Natebe*. aolO fy Under St. James Hotel. Q.ET YOLK TRUSSES AND BRACKS W'HKRK THEY ARE MADE AND FITTED. II. SPILLMAN. 113............. Baronnp Street.----- ------W Manufacturer and Applier. The trusses and braces, abdominal and uterine supporters (for the falling of the womb) to America or Europe, can be had. aud be applied by the inventor, piteutee and manufacturer, who** motto is "honest dealing will last longest." The highest honors awarded at the St. Loui», Missouri, Jackson. Mississippi, Houston, Texas, and New Or leans State fairs. My instruments are recom mended by all leading surgeons and physician*. Twenty-six different patterns of trusses on baud. Bend, with stamp, for circular. no3 0 8mP2l> f|UIK "LOUISIANA FARMER," Published at Trenton, La., Has the laxgest weekly circulation of auv paper to the State. Merehantsfof N t vr Orleans will find tbs Farmer an excellent medium to make their bum ness known in. Address F. M. 5. W. W. FEAT HERMAN, no!* lv Pu blishers, Trenton. La ITEMS ABOUT "TIIK TIMES." THE TIMES UOOK.LMA sTOVI • Will save .to cost in fuel in one y« *•' ft win ou- ast auy other as contains twios tb* metal. If will eiMk meters and bread* »n * shorter It w b b-'jii as well as a range j lud t .* Ihe cheapen, stove in tue mark^ HENRY PEURY for . he Times Cooking Ntov * au.', 3t l. No. HI Poj lira. BUSINESS CARDS._____. ^ 1-lSEk H3.0OIL AUK* * otiu * .« »v. •. 1 •r k >, mi . VM> ,"1? "i... 1 »S ,»«!l!ll Blrov®, «?*-•,-«-*» ». }A .11* U 1 sural. «° - at ■ . , '. •n»r ,£.•*»* • f° •». jj .-n-itfcNun im*. !ion«*r and ,h!,i Pluw**^ »*-.* a.,,-"'. ...»r a, .< u*rt'*r Ni w < e> Deala, In Pn'.aur.u)! %nd *i.. . I ■ GaeEixf ires etc nnjinul' UKUDKIilt il. (H* « *trc!ie: ■> o!i- *. m i amp an4 • •*c*»n* iii*. *i.i.tern. v. ,:.^i* gQtfti • -•-* k 1»» Bo N » ers' ft i:c .: j.. p * M l - H K \ 1. * ' IrlfSK 1 * *6 • * *. P*. f1 Ytotfnzfn# *rr**l, •*id *t. Joinph Sired*, • • »*-»•- i *■«■ warranteai. * l<a #■ utem* xn»le o! .or* ..•ns ir * *0^