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JOURNAL OF THE UNITED STATES • HfflCIAl JOURNAL OF NEW ORLEANS MEW ORLEANS. Al'GUST^3^JW^ Hard drinkers generally drink very easy. Charlotte Cushman acta charitably to trard the poor of Newport. The river lell eight inches yesterday—tie greatest fall of the season. A favorite amusement in Augusta, Georgia, is skating on watermelon vinds. A-Jjrecept of the Hindoo law says: ' Strike Cot, even with a blossom, a w;te, tuoagh the he guilty of a hundred faults." The liev. E. T. Hooker, pastor of the First Congregational Church in this city, Las left his charge for a short vacation trip t» the North.__^__ F. P. Whipple is credited with the ob lation that he never reads a newspaper in tummer without a suspicion that it is made tif fried brains. A voter praising a favorite candidate at a late Irish election, said: -He is as fine a fellow as ever lifted a hat to a lady or a Loot to a blackguard." A Chicago editor heard once the words, "Sister, thou w&st mild and lovely,' - sung at the funeral of an old lady who was known to have been a perfect vixen. A contemporary speaks of an oratorical effort as "not merely a torrent, but an irre sistible hydrant of words." A new idea> certainly; but words won't bide rant. A Rhode Island paper, describing a pic nic, says: "After this a bountiful supply of tongue and other excellent game, includ ing ice cream, was duly disposed off. A warm Epring on the bank of a lake, Which was glowingly described by a Peo ria reporter, proved to be the mouth of a waste pipe from a neighboring brewery. A young maiden has been weeping be cause she heard Longfellow had cut his pastern so as to ruin him lor life: She was bo fond of Longfellow's poetry, she said. It is reportod that the whistle is to be •ubstituted lor the bugle in the hre^ch army in skirmishing. Whistling seems proper enough when the dogs of war are t?t loose. Judge Howell, one of the Associate Jus tice* of the Supreme Court, arrived from Monroe on Friday. The court having ad journed for the summe* vacation, the judge Will tpend a lew months with his iamily. Attention is called to the advertisement. U another column, of horses and mules just arrived per steamer Bismarck, and for •ale at Regan's stables, No. PH Haronne •treet.' They are said to be an unusually line lot. )>| The services in Ames Methodist Episco pal Church, corner of St. Charles and Cal liope streets, will be conducted by the pastor. Rev. James Morrow. Hours ot ser vice 11 A. M , T:'J0 P. M. Strangers invited. Beats free. . .. - Messrs. Walton, Davis & Freret will sell to morrow (Monday, the fourth instant), at )l A. M., at No. Kid Dumaine etreet, be tween Rampart and Burgundy streets, for account of the succession of W. II. Cooley, cne lot of household furniture. The Orleans Dramatic Association will give llieir fourth entertainment this sea ton at the Varieties Theatre on Thursday evening next, August ,, when will be en acted Leopold Lewis' great drama, "The Bells," and "The Morning Cali," a petite vomedy in one act. _ __ Worn down by his arduous duties oi cor lecting State taxes—and they have been arduous and unremitting—Colonel H. H. Harris, the genial collector of the Second [cityj District, yesterday went North with Lis family to spend a week or two in the bracing atmo3j>here of Illinois, W isconsin Send Colorado. Bon voyage. Our readers would do well to bear in mind ihe fact that R. S. Maclin, at No. 31 llarondelet street, is prepared to deliver for cash at the lowest market price the best kind of Pittsburg and anthracite coal. Now, while this essential to winter comfort is cheap, is 5 be time all provident house keepers should lay in a supply. Professor Auguste Davis has lately arc ranged for the piano "Les Americaine Va rieties," in honor of the fusion of the Bos ton and Chalmette clubs. These Varieties Mr. Davis states, are danced precisely as the Varieties Parisienne, with the only ex ception that when the waltz time is played dancers are expected to take the Boston Btep. The music is for ealo by Blackmar. The present altitude of the mercury in tho thermometer renders the subject of Dhirts and where to get them nice and cheap a frequent topic of discussion; and now comes Daniel Gorren, who informs shirt-wearing humanity that at his store. No.'.U Canai street, he is prepared to I'm nish hundreds of dozens of this lashionable garment at prices ranging Iroiu tour to eight dollars per half-dozen. Sam Shippen, "one of the b hoys ' and en gineer from the famous Gould steam engine factory, of Newark, New Jersey, is ou a brief visit to the Crescent City. Sam will remuin here a few days longer, during which time he will superintend the trial of Eagle No. .'s new engine in the contest with Creole No. which takes place to dav. at the head of Canal street. Sam will probably give No. 13's engine a trial before his departure homeward. Professor Auguste Davis is resolved to become the Gilmore of New Orleans. He Las made arrangements with Louis Meyer, leader of the St. Charles orchestra, Mr. Greuling of the Varieties, Mr. Resch, the distinguished violinist, and Professor Eckert, the cornet player, and several other talented performers to combine an orchestra for balls, parties and all public occasions, such as this city has not known fince tlio war. The Chicago Post says: " Colonel George Redwood, of the ' Louisiana Tigers,' at the mention of which the pickaninnies in the cabins used to shudder, seems to have re mained in ignorance of the faet that the war is over. The other day, by strategy, as it were, he captured some three hundred dollars belonging to a ' Yonk,' at Detroit. The court, however called it embezzle, ment, and sentenced Colonel George to the _pen'itentiary for two yeare. ' j UNJU8T AND INJURIOUS, It may have been observed by our read ers that we have bestowed much more space upon the Picayune than the force of its views seems to demand. This undue attention has been -given because the course of that paper has tended to em bitter one section against another, and to create a hostility toward our city. It has certainly furnished rival merchants else where material for misrepresentation highly injurious to our commerce. It has besides isolated our people and interests from American sympathies, and disposed Congress to disregard the claims of Lou isiana for consideration and relief. In the course of the Picayune, though assuming to represent our merchants, there is ap parently no thought of New Orleans. It raises here the flag of an elsewhere ex tinct sentiment of hostility to the Union. It attempts to redraw the lines between sections that were soldered together by the blasts of war. Sections which neither wish nor will be permitted to separate. Sections which have been so overlaid and subordinated in the great growth of the country, that they are no longer re garded as political divisions. It has been shown that the Confederate States do not sanction this endeavor to prejudice all the world against them.. The border States of the South have accepted the obligations of a renewed Union. They invite every dollar and every man from abroad, with out regard to Lis antecedent opinions. Practical Georgia is again reinstated. She has scaled her debt to a responsible stan dard, and has paid her interest coupons. Poor Carolina is powerless to impress her opinions upon any one. She is under the control of a Union majority, and those who once represented her very peculiar opinions, social and political, have dis persed. Some of them have sought the fat of the Northern land, others re main to resow the seeds of a chronic dis content which injures no one save those communities from which they are dissemi nated. The last attempt to revive the strife of fossilized sections is in a distinc tion taken by the Picayune between North ern and Southern "honour' —as the word was spelled under the administration of Walpole. This has provoked a reply from the Washington Chronicle. The position of the Picayune, as understood by the Chronicle, seemed a very broad one. It included the frailty of man and woman. It broadly affirmed that the moral standard of Northern people was lower than that of the Southern people. The Chronicle therefore retorts: Those of us who have observed the man ners and bearing of their representative men at Washington have noticed that as many of them were hard drinkers, gamb lers," profane, greedy, lewd and officially corrupt as could be found among an equal number of the representative men from the North. And no greater proportion of them were distinguished for industry, culture, patriotism and wisdom. An examination of the official records will prove that quite as many of their officials were defaulters as from any other section. In this we understand the Chronicle to refer to the ante-war record, to include not merely the exceptional Southern Con gressman who formerly practiced the vices alluded to, but the list of defaulters under past administrations, including even the famous company of defaulting regis ters and receivers which caused the ex pulsion of the Democratic party from power. We apprehend the allegation will be found true. The Picayune would evade the force of reply by assuming the Chronicle to refer to the representatives of the South "since the war." It indignantly says: "Representative men at Washington!" Who have been the Reprcsentatice men of the Southern States at Washington since the late war! Why—carpet-baggers and Bcalawags—constituting the fetid scum— the foul-poisonous putreseene of both sectious of the Union—floating on the po litical tide, and followed, as ravens follow dead carcasses. Here is a deliberate assertion that all the Southern men who have accepted seats in Congress or places under the executive belong to that category described by the Chronicle. The logic is inevitable.^ The Chronicle claims that, as many of the Southern representative men at Washing ton are disreputable, so of Northern rep resentative men. The Picayune classes all the Southern men who have been the representatives of the South at Washing ton since the war ns constituting "the fetid scum, the foul, poisonous putres cence," with the rather cloudy metaphor that it is "floating on the political tide, and "followed as the ravens follow dead carcasses." This wholesale imputation upon Southern "honor" is worse than the qualified claim of the Chronicle, that they are no better, in proportion to numbers, than other people. But dees the Picayune seriously say that all the representatives and those who have filled foreign missions from the South are of the class which it stigmatises ns infamous? Such is the logical inference. Yet it has not main tained its whole proposition, for some of these bad men are Southern men, and its proposition was that such men do not exist at the South. Yet were not some of these men reared, honored and promoted at the South? Did not Mr. Alcorn, of Mississip pi. and the late Mr. Orr, minister to Rus sia, enjoy the highest reputations, and one of them high representative honors at Washington? The recoil of this ex ample upsets the argument. The Pica yune endeavors to shift the issue from a general comparison of morals to the spe cial claim ot a superior administrative virtue for Southern statesmen. No one questions the integrity of Jefferson, or Washington, or Jackson, more than that of Adams, Pierce or Buchanan. Yet South ern Presidents have received the votes of the North, and in some signal eases owed their election to Northern votes. We may instance especially the vote for Har rison and Taylor. The whole Southern vote was given in the one case for Van Buren, and in the other for Cass, both born Northern men. as it was given for Pierce, of New Hampshire: for Buchanan, the Pennsylvania protectionist; and as the Democratic vote of the South was recently given to Greeley, the New Hampshire abolition protectionist! Now if the Northern standard of honor is below that of the South, how happens this enthusiastic Southern support of Northern candidates against Southern candidates ? How happens this zealous support by the dishonorable North of the honorable can didates of the South ? There is one solu tion : If a Northern man calls himself "a Democrat" he is no longer "a Yankee, ' but is instantly endowed with "honour.' Elect him President, and the "honorables of the earth" rush to Washington. They go abroad on lucrative missions and bask in the congenial rays of royalty. They confide their sons, sons-in-law, nephews and cousins to those charitable institu tions, the departments. Let, how ever, a citizen of the North who does not call himself "a Democrat" be elected. He is a Yankee, a tyrant, a debauchee. He surrounds himself with thieves who steal from the public treasury and divide in private with their chief. Any man who, while in office un der Buchanan, bore a fair reputation, ac cepting office under Grant, becomes in stantly a villain, a component atom of that "fetid scum," followed by the ravens of the Picayune. These diatribes by this Tirnon ot New Orleans have become in tolerable even to those in whose name and at whose expense they are printed. There are Southern men who repudiate this foul abuse of men of both sections. There are Southern men who have as good a Con federate icar record as anybody connected with the Picayune, from the date when it became the organ of Butler to the present. They will compare their rec ord with any one connected with this autocratic journal from its presi dent to the foreman. These Southern men have risked life, lost limbs, rights and estates as others. They will not al low any to stigmatize them for infidelity to the South or for personal dishonor, be cause they may consider the war at an end. These men do not permit any clique to denouuee them because they may accept a situation in the store ol a Northern man, or an office under a Northern ad ministration. There are others of them in business in New Orleans. They ac cepted amnesty with a sincere purpose to keep its terms in act and in faith. They do not intend to see business and people driven from the city by a political intol erance, which can have but one effect if it has not but one object. To withhold from the industrial and commercial inter ests of New Orleans all aid of foreign cap ital, and to concentrate upon the city all the animosities of an equal intolerance elsewhere. There is in the same paper :t warning to Southern youth against Northern edu cation. It alleges that this tends "to the general propagation of the peculiar ideas, sentiments and aspirations of the New England mind. Like streams flowing from one poisoned spring, their graduates went forth to all parts of the country, car rying and spreading their baleful teach ings." We look upon these as among the effusions of a mischievous malignity. Conscious, apparently, that its organic action must soon cease, the reckless spirit collects its last vitality, to sting with in discriminate venom the bosom that warmed with the hand that had stricken it. RELIGIOUS FREEDOM IN EUROPE. Bismarck is as bluff as King Harry. Indeed, barring that Bismarck has never been charged with immorality, there is a rude resemblance between the two. Henry VHI. defied the ecclesiastical domination of his day, as Bismarck has denounced similar pretensions now. We like the positive and declared policy of strong men. It is more estimable than the frauds of diplomacy. Luther, who would "go to Rome if every tile on every roof was a devil," suits us better than Riche lieu, whose every breath was a lie—yes, a lie—from the time he swore to the Pope that he was old enough to be a bishop, and after getting the crozier confessed to the Pope that he had sworn to a lie and asked absolution. These men of rough phrases are confident of their principles and pit their lives upon them. The last strong phrase of Bismarck is, that the "State should be the God of the citizen." Literally, this would be blasphemy. We can not suppose it was so intended, for we have never heard the German statesman called atheist. Taken in connection with the circumstances which provoked the ex pression we may suppose it was intended to advocate the total separation of State and religion. It means entire freedom of individual opinion and the highest right of private judgment. It means that no ecclesiastical power, foreign or domestic, shall intervene between the citizen and the government. It intends that no citi zen shall enjoy the protection of his gov. emnflnt and get a dispensation from another government to disobey the laws. It den ies that any human power Las au thority to announce when God permits obedience to a law of the State, and to grant in the name of God absolution to a citizen for disobedience to the State. It washes out this nullification and higher law doctrine totally and forever. The immediate provocation of this bold dogma has been no hostility to human faith in a Creator, but the proposed intervention from a dilapidated potentate whose tem poral jurisdiction has been crowded with in his own corridors. It has often seemed to ns that God de sired to save mankind the endless itc-ra. tion of tyranny and revolt, practiced very often in His name. He, therefore, in spired the discovery and occupation of a continent, in which men, driven for their dissent from the old kingdoms and hier archies, could institute new powers of rule and of thought. These experiments, quietly conducted for more than two cen turies, will present their full fruits on the fourth of July, 1876. The century plant cf freedom will then not only flower, but will present its matured fruits. One of these perfected productswill be the entire freedom of private judgment in spiritual affairs. Here will be shown, as in a theological menagerie, all the varieties of human faith, harmless if not harmonious. There will be ample verge for the most demonstrative manifestation of piety. There will be space for the most decorous and formal worshiper, while "the fool who bath said in his own heart, there is no God," will sit in his appropriate niche as incapable of evil to any except himself, as if he were dcnble ironed and barred within the deepest cell in which the Holy Inquisition ever immured an infidel. Over this compartment may be inscribed two immortal axioms of Jefferson, tbe great Republican: "Our civil rights have no dependence on our religious opinions." "Error ceases to he dangerous when reason is left free to combat it." It is thus that the sages of America have proved the prophets and pioneers of the old world, converting beings to the wisdom of integrity and the strength of free thought. It is thus that the whole policy of those governments toward their people has been modified by the mild ex ample of an experiment before their eyes, and perfected for their adoption. Eng land has learned that a human being, having been born under a king, without consultation or assent upon his part, may make a choice of some ether government without asking the assent of the king. She has also found that those who inter vene in the civil wars of others may get their fingers burned in damages. Switzer land and the German States each recog nize the American doctrine of religious freedom. Ecclesiastical intermeddling— that domiciliary discipline of an inter national confessional—has become irk some, intolerable, and will be excluded. The people will worship God according to the dictates of their own consciences. They will look to the State for an inter pretation of the laws which the people have enacted. From these decisions no appeal will be to any foreign potentate, whether he claim a right to rule either in the name of God or in his own. STATE FINANCIERS. The crippled condition in which Louisi ana found herself when the present State administration was inaugurated rendered it important that its financial department should be conducted by not only honest ( but skillful financiers. The loose and dis honest manner in which the finances of the State had been conducted through the four years cf "Warmoth's admin istration had placed matters in r. very embarrassing condition for the succeeding administration. The down right dishonesty cf Wickliffe's con duct os Auditor, followed I y the equally positive delinquencies and ex. travagance that marked the administra tion of Auditor Graham to meet the de mands of Governor Varnicth. his politi cal parasites, and hordes of hungry brokers and unprincipled money chang ers, had well nigh driven the State to the verge of bankruptcy. It was soon dis covered that the last year of Governor Warmoth's administration had added nearly two millions of dollars, in the shape cf unredeemed State warrants, to the debt cf the State. This was had enough, as it helped materially to crush what little credit the State might yet have; but the story cf mismanage ment does net end here. Governor Kel logg's administration was made to face other difficulties that had been entailed upon the State by Governor tVarmoth and bis new political allies—Liberal Repub licans, Reformers, and Democrats, who fused and fought the Republican party in the last State and presidential election under the Fusion banner. The chief cf these other difficulties sprang from the action of an organization of property holders known as the "Tax resisters' Association." They were the rich men of the city, who had combined to resist Republican rule. These men ab solutely refused to pay their taxes, and were millions in arrears when the present State administration came into power; and instead of enforcing the collection of taxes from rich and poor alike, the tax collectors of Governor V.'ar moth, during the last year cf his administration, no doubt for a political purpose, suffered these men to become tax delinquents to a still larger extent. They were then acting with Gov ernor Warmoth and the parties who were conspiring to defeat the Republican party, and had plenty of money to give for that purpose, hut nothing to pay taxes for the support of a government that was not of their own choice; and as Governor War moth was then in the .same ♦icat with them and had determined that if the elec tion of a Republican administration could not be defeated at the polls it should be crippled in a manner that would make it apparent that it was net sustained by the people, he was not anxious to have the collection of taxes enforced against his new political confederates. The scheme in any other country hut this might have bc-en considered a clever political trick to defeat the popular will; and there were those in Louisiana whose selfish ambition doubtless led them to wish that the few rich men of the State, aided by Governor Warmoth, might thus be enabled to finally overcome the de facto government: hut with the great mass of the American people and their representatives at Wash ington, the trick will be regarded as dis graceful and branded as such. Yet, it must he conceded that it Las had r.n im portant hearing on the finances and credit of the Scate since Governor Kellogg came into power. It requires time, hone.-ty, economy and financial skill to overcome the financial difficulties cf the .State; and although sufficient time has not yet elapsed to correct the evils cf a former administration, yet sufficient has been done to materially help the credit of the State, and in the course of time lessen the burden of taxation. The taxes are being collected "without fear, favor or affection," and disposed of in the same manner with an eye single to the interest of the State bv* these who are our lawfully elected State finan ciers: the men who are charged with the raising, investing and disbursing of the public money. The determination of the Governor and Auditor to break up the ring of brokers that was monopolizing the public money, to the exclusion of other creditors, as fast as it found its way into the public treasury, is now regarded as one of the best measures that could have been devised under the circum stances. And in Tiew ot the popularity of tbe plan with all classes of creditors, excepting the ring of brokers who man aged to monopolize the public money as it was paid into the treasury, the Gov. ernor has recently advised the Auditor to continue the purchase cf warrants at auc tion as the money accumulates in ihe treasury. Under the old plan of paying out the money the brokers managed to get "tbe lion's share." They depreciated the value of warrants by holding posses sion of the treasury and then bought them at their own price, thereby robbing both the State and its honest creditors. The Governor and Auditor, we are satisfied, have determined to break up the ring of brokers, and give the State and its cred itors the benefit of what money comes into the treasure. WANTS A WAR OF RACES. The Galveston Standard is dissatisfied because we wish to so educate the people of color as to place them in an industrial equality with the whites. It desires to keep them :d their present relation of mere field workers. On our part we pro pose for them the benefit of polytech nic and industrial institutions so that from the colored race may come also our r.rchi tecs, engineers, and mariners. In opening new industries to these whose education and opportunities have never allowed them to acquire this skill and knowledge, do we not aid them most effectually? In pro viding the State with proficients in indus tries which do not exist, do we not unity so ciety? Yes, upon the basis of mutual and reciprocal interest. Now, the Republican claims to know as much of the race re lations as our friend of the Standard can possibly teach v.s. The Republican - de sires to preserve for the colored people the eofcfidence and countinued esteem of the country. It has recently published the opj-ression toward the colored people prac ticed in Philadelphia. The Republican well knew the late Lieutenant Governor Dunn, and knew his opinions to have been op posed to the war of races advocated Ly the Standard. Governor Dunn knew the superior immigration cf the whites, and he always said that whatever of intolerance or violence might be practiced by the colored people in an accidental or temporary majority, would be retaliated by the whites ulti mately. He advocated harmor.y on the Ligh grounds of justice and mu tual interest. We labor to make those interests more intimate and to increase, if possible, the inducements to unity on ;be part of the whites. We have had very serious experience in this war of races which the Standard seems to prefer. There was the massacre of more than three hundred colored people in Grant parish by the whites before the United States troops could interfere for their protection. Our contemporary of the Standard is too warlike. He wants to lap "the blood cf the Englishman." The colored people are in the minority in Texas. Does it suit the colored people there to proclaim war against the whites? Yet such is the view of the Standard in reproaching us for wishing tc^trengthen the social obligations of barmony by add ing thereto the manufacturing dependence of the whites upon the colored people. If the Standard wants to cultivate a war of races—though we believe he belongs equally to both—let him pitch into some Texan ranger, with his bowie and re volver, but leave us to deal with our col ored constituents in a more peaceful man ner. They are perfectly satisfied with the sincerity and wisdom of the Republican, which has been evinced before to-day. They can not, upon outside testimony, be induced to believe that anything detri mental to their honor or welfare would he permitted. LEVEE INSPECTION. We dropped into the State Engineer's office yesternay and found General il. Jeff Thompson, chief of that department, busily engaged with his subordinates in preparing maps, etc., of the levees along the Mississippi to the Arkansas State line. We learned from the General that the levee commission, composed of General Longstreet, on the part of the United •States government, Professor Forshey on the part of the Levee Company, and him self, representing the State, would leave here in a few days on the State steamer "Ozark" to make, in accordance with law, an annual inspection of the levees. It is usual to do this at a season of the year when the river is at its lowest stage, in order that the condition of its banks may be better known, and steps taken to make the necessary repairs to prevent overflows during next year. The work of the Levee Company has certainly pre vented any serious break in the banks of the river during the present year, and Las thus established a feeling of security among planters con tiguous to the river that must have the beneficial effect cf encouragin more planting in our bottom lands next year. Danger of overflows have caused many to abandon the cultivation of these richest of Louisiana lands in the past, but as it becomes more thoroughly known that through the work of an efficient Levee Company, in which State and federal au thority is represented, this danger is to he no longer apprehended, the cultivation of these lands will again he resumed and the product of cotton, sugar, etc., materially increased. /The Home Journal, a very well printed and ably conducted agricultural paper has absorbed the Ilaral Southland, of that ilk. Mr. Ilummel has added the name of the latter as a secondary title to his own publication. The conductors of the Southland displayed much more ability in its management than they did taste in selecting a name. There was h sort of sentamental idea cf sectionalism in the title of the paper which did it no little damage, for people generally do not care to mix political, poetical, amorous or even religious sentiment with their onions, cabbages and other garden vegetables. So the Southland bent under the weight of a name which its sponsers had given it in a spirit of mistaken kindness. We con gratulate Mr. Ilummel, who is a iery en ergetic, intelligent and nseful citizen, upon the success of his Home Journal, and sincerely hope he may reap the bene fits from the new consolidation that can be reasonably expected. He deserves success at all events. DIED. PORTER—On the second instant, at « P. M.. PR ReiTAI. A. PORTER, aged about seventy-two years 11 is friends und acquaintances are invited to at tend liis funeral at his late residence So. M3 Canal street, This Day, at 4 P. M. 300 DOZEN OF SHIRTS I S CONSIGNMENT. ELEGANTLY M ALE ASP PIT GUARANTEED. ENTIRELY NEW AND FRESH, NO OLD STOCK. Gentlemen, t v ; at.d < xami a g tie golds, w.ll lir.d they can f>ate from SI l* Si • •S'TAUI HALF 1<'.!S DANIEL GORREN, * So. SI Canal street. anl2p It Earner Chartres street. IMPORTANT TO PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS. Officf Board r-r School UthfcTor#. j I ity of Sew Orleans (Sixth Division). So. 39 Burgundy fctreet, August- 2, 1373. ) A? a netting of the Board of Public .School Di rector*. held July SI. !U7the following preamble and resolutions, ottered by Dr. J. 8. Clark, chair man committee ou teachers, was adopted: Whereas. In view of present anil prospective va cancies in the higher grades of teachers, and it being desirable that a list of names be furnished from which selections can oe made for promotion in compliance with section nine, act >*o. 3d of the General Assembly of 1373; Resolved. That an examination, restricted to those now teaching in the public schools and de sirous of competing, he held by the committee on teachers during the month of September, and be fore the opening of the schools, at a date and place to be hereafter made public. Also, the following, introduced by Dr, J. S. Clark, chairman committee on teachers: ^ Whereas, The efficiency of all schools, and es pecially of grammar schools, depends upon the energy*, industry and enterprise of their several principals: and believing the aforementioned qual ities are determined to a great extend by the num ber of pup.la admitted to tbe high schools each year; Resolved, That the sum of -dollars he given as a bonus to the principal of sv.eh school lor each pupil ^uruibhed, provided the sa:d principal has been in charge of such school for §:x mouths pre ceding. # The above having bees referred to the Finance Committee for report, the said committee reported in favor of giving the sum of five dollars for each pupil sent to the High School, which recommenda tion was adopted bv the board. J. G. BADENHAUSEX, au3 3! Secretary Board of Directors. NOTICE. I would fa" the attention <i t t!:e lir.de to the fact that I have on hand, in lots :« suit. a well assorted ami choice stock of High wine.. Neutral Spirit*. New York Brandy, New York Gin, And the celebrated nrasds of CHALMETTE. MARK TWAIN" A Nil 10SEM1TS VALLEY WHISKIES. A"! of the above, considering my facilities unsur passed, i offer to the wholesale grocery r.r.d pur chasing trades, at the lowest market juices. J. A. WALSH, ivt". Sir ?m No. M Povdras street. STATE ASSESSMENTS. SOTUE T O TA XPAYER*. STHTB •»? .Auditor's office. / New Oilcan*, August !. i873. ; The assessment rolls for 187 ; for the parish ot Orleans are now open for inspection and correction at the office of the board of assessors. No 9 Carom delet etreet. All parties .ntercsted *:ie hereby notified that corrections must be made within thirty days from the date hereof, as Thereafter, in no case whatever, will the assessment folia he opened for revision. CHARLES CLINTON. mil *t In Audi "nr. DOUBLE-BARRELED .Ml'ZZLE LOADING MIOT GIN?*. AT COST OF IMPORTATION. Send for a descriptive and price list. Address* F. CHARLEYILLE, Sportsmen'* Repot. No. .'5 St. Charles street. W29 Ct 2p New Oilcans. NEW ORLEANS PURCHASING BEREA i*. 96. •I'nnnl Street................96 SHOPPING Of every description tor Lad:ea and Dealers on or ders from Louisiana and the Southern States. Constant familiarity With the market and best houses insures a great saving to customers. CIRCULARS and SAMPLES SENT FREE. MRS. H. MOGRIDGE. ap? Iv2t> NOTICE. STATE CONTRACTS AND MBSCKIP. TIONS TO STOCK. State cf L<*r>n.\\«, ) Executive Department. / • New Orleans, July 19, 1873 .) Applications being frequently made to me to subscribe on behalf of the State lor stock to certain corporations, by virtue of certain acts of the Legis lature alleged to be sti':! in force and to authorize mo to take such action; frequent applications being aieo made urging me on behalf of the State, to enter into contracts alleged to he authorized by certain other acts of the Legislature, for the im provement of livers, * ayous, etc.; and also to issue bonds said to be authorized by law; and inasmuch as such action on my part might result in an un constitutional increase of the State debt, or au increase which, if constitutional, the State in its present embarrassed condition *3 unable to pay, or to undertake to pay in the future; Now, therefore, all persons who have made cr who may contemplate making such applications, are hereby notified that I will not subscribe stock on behalf of the State to any corporation or private enterprise whatsoever, nor enter into any con tracts for public improvements authorized by any act passed by the Legislature nor .tsue bonds of the State for any purpose whatever under author ity. or under color of authority of any act of the Legislature, unless the legalitv and necessity ol such action shall **e established by the decision ©f the court of iast resort. WILLIAM P. KELLOGG. By the Governor: WILLIAM WEEKS, Assistant Secretary of Stats. j?20 Ip NOTICE TO ALL TAX COLLECTORS St.it* or Lor:*:4Ni.) A id.tui § Office. i New Orleans, June 21,1(1*3. ) ANo. 15 of I"3. aa eittndtd i y the vxecutive order of hi, Escfelienry (iovernor Kellogg, expire* Shia day, and it* proviaioua are no longer applica ble to the collection of dehn>)Uent taxes, you will proceed immediately to prepare for publication, .n compliance with section •■:ght of act No. -il of ICT3, a list of all taxpayers delinquent for any of the years prior to 18*2, and forward the tame to this office; after publication of which, ail such persons are prohibited, by that section, from appear.ng in any of the courts of the State as parties or wit nesses on N.eir own Behalf. Immediately after the completion of such list, you are instructed to pro ceed to collect said taxes under section one of act No. 4~, by which you are authorized to seize and sell the property of delinquents without process of courts. Tax collectors will he held personally re sponsible for the efficient and prompt discharge of their duties undet the law. CHARLES CLINTON, Jets a jit or. JOHN W. HADDEN, STATIONER, LITHOGRAPHER. JOB PRINTER. AUD BLANK BOOK MANUFACTURER. T3................ Comp *nreet................*3 Executes all orders witn promptness and d.s patch. _ 1s3t EDUCATIONAL. EXCELLENT SUMMER ARRANGEMENT AT J. W. BLACKMAN S NEW ORLEANS COMMERCIAL COLLEGE, ................Camp Street................TS Entrance, No. 45 Natchez street. Professor Mitchell having assumed tlie manage ment of the above old and reliable institution, pro poses taking a limited number of young, middle aged and oid men for instruction, during tho si mmer months, in Double Entry Book keeping. Commercial Law, Arithmetic. Business Penman ship. Reading, Spelling. History. Grammar. Geo graphv. etc., at greaxlv reduced rates—FORTY' PER CENT LESS THIN TO BE HAD AT ANY COMMER CIAL COLLEGE IN NEW ORLEANS. Pupils can at Tend any time of day or night, from 9 A. M. 9 P. M.. and will be taught separately by a sj.ee.ai Professor for each branch. W. S. MITCHELL, Business Manager. Those attending from the country can obtain board in the family of the principal. myill 3m QUARANTINE. PROCLAMATIONTl* 'THE GOVERNOR. Statu or Lotisiaxa, > Executive Department. > • New Orleans. June 14. 1U*3. > Whereas. An Act of the Legislature, approver! March 15, 1C55. entitled " An Act to establish quar antine for the protection of tbe State," provide* that the Governor of the State sLa'.l issue his proclamation, ujron the advice of the Board ol Health, declaring any jdace where there shall be reason to believe a pestilent, contagious, or infec tious disease exists, to be an infected place, anti stating tire number of days of quarantine to b* performed by the vessels, their passengers, officer* and crews, coming from such place or places— Now, therefore, in pursuance of the act aiore said. I issue this my proclamation and declare tho places hereafter named to he infected places, antt that all vessels, together with officers, crews, pas sengers and cargoes, leaving such places, or hav ing touched or Btopped at any of them, on anil after the fifteenth day of June, 18T3. shall be sub ject to a quarantine of not less than fen days, or for a longer jieriod a3 may be considered necessary by the Board of Health. Any violation of tho quarantine laws, as here proclaimed, will be se verely punished. Tho places which ar© hereby declared infected as aft resaid are the following, to wit: Havana, Mantarzas, Trinidad, Cardenss. St Jago, all on the Island of Cuba; Port Royal and, Mintego Bay, on the Island of Jamaica; Jacmel and Port-au-Prince, on the Island of St. Domingo; the Islands of St. Thomas, Martinique and Guana loupe; Camjieachy, in Yucatan; Vera Cruz, Alva rado. Tampico, Matamoras and Tuxj an, in Mexico; San Juan, in Nicaranga; Chagres, Aspmwail and Porto Bello, in Central America; Maracaibo and Laguayra, in Venezuela; Wand ot Trinidad, Ca yenne, Para, Pernambuco. Rio Janeiro and Beuenoa Ayres, in South Ameiica.and Nassau New Provi dence. Given tinder tny hand SnJ the seal of State Lereunro attached this fourteenth day of June, A. D. 1673. and of the independence of the United States the ninety-seventh. WILLIAM P. KELLOGG. By the Governor: P. G. DESLONDR. Secretary of State. • tel5 Iff COAL. .......COAL. E. r>. MACLIN, No* 31 C'n rondo let St roof* Pittelrarp und Anthracite •'oaf screened for fa mi* use. and delivered at ill j lowest market prices au3 T O TilB PIBI.K. Ti e undesigned coal merchant* having suffered? in the past season heavy losses ,n tlie w av ot bad hills, have been compelieil to .ssue tli.s card to th® public, notifying all consumers of coal that front and after this date "Our terms for coal will in variably be in cash when ordered or ou delivery. • No exceptions will bo niailo to this rule. W. G. WILJIOT Ji KENnlG Si CO.. P-RALES 4i LAINE. W. (i. COYLE h CO . SPENCER FIELD. JR.. & CO., P. it R. DrVERGES, H. It C. TYLER. B. D. WOODS ti I,'ROTII ERL R. D. MACLIN Jy25 3bt MACHRAY At KELT. ATTORNEYS AT LAW. JJL'G II j7 C.Vni'BKLL, " ' ...... ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR AT LAW. No. 13 f»t. Charles Sired, iv3 1 it, — Room No. IT. 11 BUSINESS CARDS. Ot HE & M'LOl'GHLJN, -•OHJt O. KOCHK, JOHN M'l ornur-v, Corner of Annunciation and Robin streets. Cistern .tinkers and Genernl House Car penters mill Jabbers. A'.! work done with neatness* and dispatch. Re mit both expert mechanics, we guarantee to tho public la.thfui and honest prices. c 1I1AKLES II El NT/., AGENT FOR PHCUNIX BREWERY, LOUISVILLE. KY., No. 10'J Tchoupitouln* Street, Beer from this Brewery always on hand and ior sale by half barrel and keg. j©] :; m GtiltTElS, AGENT, GUN MAKER, JOBBER AND DEALER IN El REARMS. Ammunition of Every Description AND SPORTING AND FiSHINO TACKLB, No. 130 Common street, . Special attention paid to altering mczzle to h^ehdoadera and repairing firearms of all kinds, jaibIy jp A. JIl'KKAY, ~ * CISTERN MAKER. No. 191 Jlaffnzine street, between Julia and St. Joseph streets. IDIPLOMA.S AWARDED IN 1S72 AND IB73) Cisterns made to order and repaired. All work warranted. A lot of cisterns, from inti To v ga.lons, made of the best material and workman ship, kept constantly on hand and for sale at prices to suit the times. Orders promptly attend _____ mhtly BANKS AND BANKINU. ■JIIE EKEED.VIEN'" HAVING* A>1 > TRUST COMPANY, * a national savings bank. Chatteled by the United States, March, J86S. SEW ORLEANS BRANCH. No. ISA Canal Street, Corner of Dryadee* Bank hours from 9 A. M. to 3 P. M. Open Eatuiday Sights to rece.ve deposits frota S.x to Eight o'clock. PU per Cent Interest Allowed. C. D. 8TURTB V A NT, flashier. PAILLKT. Assistant Cashier. NOTARIES. HERO, JK.. NOTARY PUBLIC AND COMMISSIONER OP DEEC3 OUlco No. 17 Commercial Place. Passports procured with dispatch, and prompt attention given to all. j y _____CONSTj^LES^ SALES. H. Leyerlch vs. 911ns H. Bnscom-ElTTt inwf' C<> toun Ior tte Parish of Oi.eanB. No. B Y '7 RT u E 0F A WEIT OF FIERI FACIAS ,o me directed by the Hon. W. T Houston Orleans l' C t'?f7 hel> Tf toand for the P»™h oi at r« wi,r .e,S° C v- ed A? 'ri 1 at auction. lim* 1 ' a® 11 v 7 ®* twelve o'clock M. theftl* lowing described property, to wit— ONE LOi OF HOCsEHOLl) FURNITURE. Seized in the above entitled suit. Terms—Cash on ffie spot. jyI4 29au3 JOHN BURLEY. Cctstablc.