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AU .arnmunications true he ats dwoul
*S b c of the 14ouinimgiana." ?ind anvnymrnaw
ven rsast he zte4.onbpSni.4 by the name of the
wmiter. not nec.sWimtay ýor pbll"ticioi, but ai an,
eriden'e of glmd feth.s.
We dtre not reapSLnatIM for the opinions of (
eat contribu:tt.
'-CLOSF UP. STE . . 1T Al."
It is histoi :cally related of an eminent
British warrior, that on the eve of a
memos-able engagement, he inspired hit
brave troops, with the powerful, talisman- t
iektniae$r, "England expects thst every
man, to-dla" will do lie duty." 'They
did it unbly, and vistory crowned their
devotion and valor.
93 n Trueav ifnnfng. otu Legislature
will meet in joint sessiin. for the purpose
udfeIctiug s Senator from Louisiana to
the 8aoeate of they United Mtates. Recd -
aizing the evident intention to exclude
our race from reprelEntation in tnmgr etu
in the poswo n of a span of color, anl. ap
preciateng the vast importance to us. and
our interesta, of such representation, we
have referred in previous issues to 8oe 1ii
of our dlaiunt. and urged the importance
of the auseortion of our rights in this di
Fection. We have indicated Senator
kiuchbxck, 01 tie most prominent, and
without controvera.y, the most appro
priatu., best qualified person to ho elected
*ar ua,and by u axnd our friendie.
hare appesaled to the ,eusa of justice in.
oar friouds of another rare, to aid and
ssutain Hs in aepeosipljshing our desire,
and obtainin; this ackuowledgment of
our entity. We have now on the eve of
t 1e election hut to advise unity, and
ceaene of determination. Let no con
sidnration turn us a.dv frtaa our duty
ea that day. And in this conneoiion, we
saoud not Letrzy the unpardonable oh
teuonts~, of faihing to reiognize on evey
and, anti at every turn, the powerful
temptatiuci, which a.e surrouu Ln.3, amd
"esily beetting" Legialators. All the
2nit of Maijmnati, all the iu1lsxenci of
J omage, all the promises of prefer
sdt are lavishly, and unblushingi' in
voked and enlisted in this contest, against
ts. But, notwithstanding A111 the dem
oralizing, and eorrupting iailluenese, per
'rn'ding the 'ecry ataioaipheru around the
Legislative Halls at present, we haue the
.uaadoaenc that there a' e thereh those
who ,il& nut tamper with a pridbiple for
Fnoney. Sag, when the period arrives,
our Legisiaters will show their abborence
end eascraiioaa of .eery approach to their
admag throuegl their pockets. We
4.ziou.Iy bid the names
Four Iheusand persna have weaited
the Panoramna of New York City at
14conim Hall, City building, the past four
matp eape sandin roke lourLfThelp to-s
tha is on that inlperseas athende
fore' weeb duigthiitionu~ Ithea Th
s -lia ewjAnabl arta~i ll, d y poeiney ata
"img, £a ay hadm toe sever, welay lfsad br
'~d ka uegrf ewe moropoCit. tht he-t
aywr eame kp dmpith uabceuthes bintmt
wo evaen uading rioom izef Thoe 7ano
wams is netaik oe ui inteet eagsutein
t 'k et beginai tzg toisco Itipua aithe
* w ithueyarta~ ski mmudymies pand c
i6 "t'earn theinuur pdaay l~if made.r
iee oftiegre t etrpolstat mth Ite
a ja i' eeM r sawer fll of ent r.n
4* *eston, nd ith limas 4.t i
4 il* -be itentingtri al~ th
Organiriig the cousa rtox of the g
LorIwoa , eterting firms elase " 1ange- t]
insits, and cosomeucing.the issue of our .
papir; of our people, and for the proms ta
tiun of fleir bent intereuts,and the sup- R
port and uonsolidation of the Republi- n
Ci party. We had not the faintest to
idea of zsorelv running a earnpaign (or a ti
*e sioe) paper. The idea sueeught to be f,
bropagatesd that, we had a specific ob- C
Jectw in view, and as soon as that ra aso- d
txenplished, or defeated, we would "cease n
to he," is :.aiqualifiedly erroneous, and, a
without Iowiaastion. On ethe contrary, t
the very flattering recepti.owe 1net, the f
en.icourageaneeat w. havere'eived, and the o
r.anarkalilr p nro'ising indieations of no- a
" ens which attetd us, strengthen ad d
contiru our tir:4t deter'ination, and give e
as siutranoe of smu ees, and we intend to j
laerl)etuate the *iM i.ma1.Oi." s
Attention is called to the advertise
ment in another s''hmu of the Dry hoods
Empolrium of Jos<yh H. Wilson, 163
('anal street. The store is large and
well lighted. azid is dlividod into three
different branches of trade. The first
door is set apart for dry goods and gen
tlomen awl ladies furnishing goods. The
seeoueid floor for lad iei wraps, shaw ,
opera cloaks, etc., Ic. On the third
thfor may he fumu 1, carpets, mattings,
oil cloths. rugs. etc., etc. This separa
tion is ve.ry ndvantaguous to the boyers.
Harper says, "over tiuing in the stole is
cheqaanad elegant."
Thanks to dlr. William Vigers, Chief
('h rk of the douse of Representatives
efor copies of %seeia4 messages of Gov
etuor % arnmoth.
Thanks to Mr. Win. R. Mason for re
vent newu-pqapera from Parishes in his
mail route.
o We gratefully erknowledge the receipt
of a kind invitation to the dinner
of the Veterans of 1814 and 1815 on
t ee 8th instant, and shall endeavour to
1 as: il ourselves o0,it.
Wo return thanks to the publishers of
Petersnesa Miy'w use. for copies of the
January ntunbi.r. The present number
1 is even he Free than usually interesting,
'and contain beside the usual amount
of interesting reading matter-a meaw
I :noth colored fasohi .s plats, and a eery
beau tiful, colored embroidery patern.
This magasine Ib ides being one of the
f best published, is offered at the extraor
l Binary low prne of two dolliam a year.
Addrets Charles J. Peterson, 80*;,
('hestnflt street, Philadelphia, Penn.
'On Friday >t Han. Jos. S. Douglaus.
LI Itepresentative from Assumption, died
el in t1h City from heart disease. This is
the third mnwauer of the House who has
lied since the eleotion. There seems to
be a singular uppropriateneee is the
apostrophe of Dr. Young.
*Izasatiate arubher, co'uld not one muffes ?"
Thsy' elft tiw thrice, and tharwe my peace
was .J~siu. "
r The flag at the Capitol was at hall
CI meet during yesterday. The House met
m and iniuwdiately adjourned in respect to
rthe memory of slecewiel
Celqehriti',, of the 5th. of Janunry, by the
Tb.ie seiselios of Vetesransof .1814 and 1615.
will meet at Eeesemy Mall, at 9 o'clock A. N.
SL'NDAY, and proceed fronm there to the Macha
d sk*'as titat n 'rle-r militatrv escirt. kindly fur
at niubat by Cot. Jimen Levis ( Ma. flegiment La.
art Iilith. w hese titer wiUl be addnes.t by (len.
fl. U.t maph li n on. P. B. IL Pinebback.
itate ileauutn s at tA..e uclncsion of the ad.
.fresse they aill return to their Bail under es
*s.'rt on Ursnlintes iii., where dl Vetnera that
it uwrvel at-Jacksrh linae iu Sny nailtia corpe, and
invited guests aim respecally invited to join
them at 6 odnekk P. M.
The patth. as especttl* iarited to attend.
asJ. B. Nami.., President,
ad J. rD. St. Hjannu, Secrebary.
J. fluruv Itreu its called ene of the **r~sleg
ysung mew of Loulisias.' Edmoated in the
Nor.eh a mnof iatelligmse, quick dfapgwehea.
U- dama, shilglat n debate. SArtilo in seunurea, sml
R dise in his amamiser to muke hoss t of imols,
ft. a eeams yes .1 tepe hebs always in gooti
- seerngpy. iba end nsdenhingln the paufsrm.
ammewo ae~p hees*e discalt*boamr made
' kewuaMtoa, treeaf esriem ds zgasding hom
Itr any,whebthea polike or oat. med oo murk
vo les lo he baztersl swmy, pruisming l* be right
he f adsaS! m os 1 ** being and~r winning any
*- (ovetagalg What weedr hsied
Ihe qZ n n k
Is. p.id 1masaPsaith t y mothteg ofthegr'skr
eeneqmteasp wshatk~sheworwsdg mm.
aubs tituttsnwas ofereel to that mautiimb' 11
the Senatc* frona the Seoand DistrictI
that the Senate sWould proceed to elect a 4
committa on rules by ballot That substi- 9
tote va adopted, and shortly after- f
wards the Senate adjourned. 'esedrs - a
motion was made to proceed to an elec- )
tion for that rngamittee, notwithlManding' a
the fact tilat the Renate had, the day be- A
fore, voted to elect by ballot. I hold that
this motion to proceed to an election to a
day is out of Order, and that the only
motion that ree be made is to proceed to
an election in accordance with a resolu
tion passed on Monday. The gentleman a
from Carroll says that it is an enpression (
of the will of the Senate as to the mode 8
of electing standing committees. I have i
only to say that the Chair has twice do- t
cided the motion to an election at of or- a
der, and, in each instance, it has been
sustained 1 the Senate. Consequently,
it is not known, up to this present mo
ment, whether'it is the will of the Senate
that it should elect the standing commit- e
tee or that the President shall exercise t
the power of appointment. Why is it, a
gentlemen of the Senate, t t we are
asked at this time, after two secrs and a
half have passed-after three sessions of ,
experience with committees appointed by t
the President of the Senate-to alter the j
rules and take that power away from (
him' I can not conceive why such an
effort is being made. I know of no neces
sity for it I have watched closely the
proceedings of the Senate, and I have
noticed that, at the adjournment of the
lifferent sesions of 1868, 1869 and 1870,
vtou were complimpented by both the
Democratic and Republican parties for
the able and impartial manner in which
von had exercised the high functions of
your position. I hold that if this Senate
low says that you can not appoint these
,namittees, it shows a want of confi
lence in you ; or, at least, a want of rea
r pact toward you asthe presiding officer
I of this body; and the efects of it will ex
tend beyond the limits of this Senate
eoor, and some of the Senators will be
)rought face to face with it. I close by
Sdaying that I shall vote to sustain the{
;:air now, as I did yesterday. In act I
on almost persuaded to make a motion
!o adjourn; but, in defence to Mr. Anto
t ine who attempted to obtain the floor
before me, I shall not do sou
The clause of the constitution referred
Lo as bearing on this resolation, adopted
,n the first day of the session, react as
"In ell elections by the people the vote
',all 4eabkeu by ballot; and in all elee
.ios tby the Senate aad House of Repre
.sntativqp, jointly or separatly, the vote
Asall be given viva wce."
Therefore, the gentleman says the r
iulution passed day before yesterday is
na direct violation of the constitution,
and ean not be entertained. This article
Af the constitution applies only to certain
d State officers elected by the Seaste and
House of Representatives, either jointly
)r separately. Now, I say that the elec
tion fea committee is not the lection of
)fMcens of the State of Louisiana. This
irticle of the conmtitution goveras the
t election of Stat. offcers ealy, as for in
a itance the election of a United States
Senator or any other oflicer who is chosen
x-cording to law, by the Lagialature of
the State. This isnct acase wbre the
Lqislature or the senate esets. a stae
..ffio; but it is simply creating officers
s. o dao ertain workS8r heSeate alone.
L Les I said before, the constitutional pro
' mien refemrd to by my friend from Ou
r- shitu ha no the application to this
.nee than hare the te conunaandiamntsao
. he Koran ct Mahemet; and I think that
I the learned Senator from onactita
.ek -iv am homast sgueusuio of him
k 4gal opimioum, he will agree with me en
tirely. I ean not, thereioes, see any o
jet ent this resolution. We em
premned to elect acommitteby balle or
)V voisee as we think rsrit msa
matr of choice, purely anti eimply. The
0,onstiantio. cf the S0tat has mething to
do I with it, amdye em apcnstree uit
B-into any other monaimg. I, therefore,
3hopo ttht the senate wiamesetai th
hPres et in his decisim.
Mr. hay. In reply to wzimark made
Sby the ttionatr m CarraB, that the
a. Chair did not give any reeson tor its do
ses, I wiltsasy tat the Cairidgiwe a
reasnia That 'rweason was that .the
Semast he cathafihurt day of tbesuuma
.1adopba a aulsto govern this partiesihr
a case, san thst aw hiqa as thet sule stayed
uponte remseasrdo ther em. could .hej
adophed, Umless the first que wassetaeide
£3 a grape sadendAHA~hYf m wg .
N ow, if t at notgisin remasa end
agodsaotoo, I do not kmow
plierpopstinthat topro
aenYod to` Vt~
Vlhii Senate adop w for a
toularp"Poke tirst day of the
sa iap. and now tor from the ,
Seoo.ng Pistrict, by the ienatbr I
from ('rras!, turns d ahd nays that 4
they~disagard . ow, I sany
that this is out by all parli
amentary law, and be tolerated
I would remar , that there is
a cat in the meal ewhere. Why ,
is it that tllev do into an election I
under this first lotion that was
adopted ? Why they trying to get
around it ? they not abide by
the law made a meeting of the
Senate? y know fu well it
is unconsti or at least some of
them do; the from Carroll gives
a contrary therorn, ther
know that they move for a remon
sideration. do not make a
motion for tha eration, and ap
1proaeh the m in the regular way, I
can not comp They must expect
to obtain some tage by some Bprt
of shifting ar some sort of sharp
'practice, whit t at present un
derstand. No say, come up to this
matter boldly: have made a law; lot
us go into action under that law.
If it is nal, let the Senate so
decide. Wh ve a reconsideration
of the queti d thereby take the ne
cessary and entary steps to get
rid of it? 7 to get around it in
this cimuito sy ? Why, everything
about the proves that there is
some chic.n u it -
Now I k sayafewwozdsinre
ference to constitutionality of that
resolution. Senator from Carroll
says that 107 of the constitution
e has no re ' to this matter-that it
has referen the election of State of
ticers only. , the Senator did not
r read that rightly, or he would
have seen word "officer" is not
e contained but that the most latitu
dinarian is o ntained in it.
Now if w a committee, is that not
e an electi rho rticle says: "In all
elections as Senate and House of
Bepresen the vote shall be given
tsw rase.' here anything said about
r officers It says, "in el elections."
Does th solely to the election of a,
United or of the Secretary
of the Does it ot refer to every
a vote 3 required to be given in an
election? not this resolution say
e the com shall be elected? Is there
any es made in this constitational
article, r it be a committee that is
elected, cretary of the Senate, or
any ? I do not comprehend
the full ' of the English language if
this does sot mean what I have
said. bound to have our election
leviW give that as fay individual
with . The gentleman is old
I enough ake are of himself, and if he
is become the slave of H. C.
W e have no power to prEent
him so; and Ihavenodoubt
that if gentleman himself had the
Wows we would be his
a Mr. :The eondition at my
n lungs ut allow to rae speak but a
>f short Imraediately umpon a cmmn
If nosthatlIwaselectedto a
Sseat in body, I took zato considee
es tha pesuliar WSeamaUin5S that
e. say deletion: snd thereupon, I
>-through the maedims of the
I- prem s onstitmets,bothdftheDSm
is Republican patiss, that I
n uiag the Jour yope' tenu ol
it this to d allthatImold torelieve
la the of the whole peoleof theStatO
isb tatsdealsraboion I have taken
a- my en this~questioll which seems
b- now a an importent and sgicnt
* one do not intemis @W, to 00
or opp~sin the pbu hsce
grdtho* Limas.a.. Governor,
in of hisis notC enmIa~U~SU
t RM *. a quusiesi eamfinr hr thpa..
M 1csbi~ody tthe members dthi
- '8th power toehobsomes oOiumfliSb
111 of .slseda8g rules for lb. govqp
e- I sin eess~masdi *.dobee oms.]
Jje and ,ight. If pasty prinapip
consMierages that slISUld hold me~,
or If I h..an thaty amskingan pews
ad 4 ftaiseth*sends I ahosali pa
be' S*henbS t*eooai mjtiity,
I es~
j a tuessrfer ass. psstd4 his be I
o. p .mmseb... eadiae. ~tha
ad *mpaena.iiis.e rb.Dqs
pr Mums. Tes a steqaie
us4.a is eosenedi then sa.
time that this body was perfctly orgeaized, A4b
th adil caleptog legitimate briteae
that 1 ca bat fitThree days of the
enssio have alreadsiy sed. sand no eye hass
bells brea oward is important legishltion
Which will danapdti attention of this 'body s
during te, passss ernsgn. I say to Senators
who propsea to hlitmeter upon this qustion, e
that they hav & serious sad a solemn aooounts
bily to give their oonstituents that seat them a
here. I say to snot Senators, *"go home to 7"I
constituents and tell them that you oneepy the c
time of this Senate in the disousn of the man- I
nor in which a commitbt shall be formed to t
make tats for the govrenm t oiywa body,
when the oaste is now safring from the esects I
of the war that has lately raged over it, end from
the effecte of some bed leishties that has almosti
ruined the State Tseasury. I insist that this e
question shall be settled, anA setted at cmme; for t
the die in maet, as thn is majerity in this t
Senate that is determined fist this body shall I
have the powek of choosing oahers efr Itself.
Mr. Ray: Some remarks have hale foie the
Senator who has justaksen his seat, whih I feel
bound to reply to. He has rmnba d that those
who opposed the psassae of this resolution were
unnecessearily taking up the time of the Senata
[ Now, when it was proposed on the first day of
the sesmion to adopt the same rseolmath that is
almost uniformly adopted by all legiative
bodies, that the Senate should adopt the rules
that governed it the last seseion, the very same
gentlemen that favor the resolution brought up
p now,refused to vote for it; and now they have the
t temerity to charge as with delaying the proceed
ing. of the Senate. Now, sir, if that course pro.
posed on the first day had been followed, we
would have been ready fros that very day to go
into any business that oa'lbefore us. It is not
our fault, but theirs, that business has been so
t long delayed. I hurl back with contempt such
a charge on any man that makes it here,as being
untrue, and not in socordance with the facts.
a Now, as to the merits of this question. I said
something on the same subjecton the first day
of the sesmion, and I propose to reiterate, is sub
stance, what I said then. On the first day of the
session I said that I believed that from the orga
ndzation of our State government down to the
present time the power of appointing the stand
a ing committees of the Senate had always been
it left to the President of the Senate. I 'was cor.
I. reoted by the Senator from Orleans, who spoke
) of some ease of the kind that had taken plaoe in
the year 1813.
t Posesibly there, may hae beenn en ezaption
- made at that time but I have not looked into
it to see how far it goes, nor is it necessary that
I should do on, I also stated that previous to the
year 1845 there had been no lieutenant Govern
dll or of this State elected, and that the Senate had
Df elected their own presiding officer. From 1845
01 up to the present time, during which period we
have had a Lieutenant Governor, there has
Snever been a departure from the general rule.
" On the costuary, when a gentleman of very
a high standing by te name of Monton was pre.
y siding over the Senate, in Ms eapecityaslIeats
neat Governor, Ind a aotios wee made to take
the appointing power of one oommittse out of
his hands, he considered it a personal impute
tion, and took up his hat mat resigned. The
;" general power of appointing standing commit
`l ;ees was not proposed to be taken away from
him ; but simply the power to appoint one enm
mitte.. He considered it a preseedingso contra.
ry to precedent, as so Pave as imputatie upon
himself; or upon the manner in which he had
if discharged the duties of his adoe, that he re
re signed. That is the only time that the rule has
on ever been departed from since 1845,
PI Now, Mr. President, why has a role of that
ld kind almset universally been adopted? It is
le because long experience has demonstrated that
it is the beit rule that cma be adopted. It is be.
cease the Speaker of the House and the Pres
Mt identefthe Senate havea knowledge of each and
every member of the respeetive bodies over
le whisk they preside, end they form the com
La mitte4 in aecordance with that knowledge. For
instance, on the &dilauy Committee, they put
thebest legal talent of the Hoades, end on thae
my Committee an Commneree they put the men most
a *minmenly Medl to osaseder the gaestione that
will ha brought before them; end antess the
prashliag offier shamse the trust thatas oonflded
to him, he appoints the diSerent tuembers of the
Sstanding committees with a view to the best in
tat tereets of the at.No memiber of the Senate is
I so welh ittaeted to jadge as, or stdies the mat
he tsr with more care tha the presiding oneer,
because that is pert of his day Now, when It
UA s lared by the Seatnshfrim Claiborue (who
1is a very honosable end respectable man), that
of sines you have pr~ed over thMe body you have
ye been just san honest ada hoesealeito the die.
,tbcarge of your daties, and have performed them
ento the entire setisfactios of everybody, I am cern
tain that there is no othar Senator on this floor
Swho will saty the reverse, I chalenge any Seae
ator to get up instske his repubdtom on the so.
Mc- sertion that yset- tit4gg sml lums
Sof tis~yiscbr deIseinieusbimematuwpen you
er forthestth*ssyei... wlqisMn,ththsathta.
or, morgesdqosperoght forweritnow?I have heard
set butcebyeason asegnedlwfr t, saldthat Isthat a
mm. aueodlyotthellene havwetepoivesto pmnit,,
ro- sd are gsing to carry ltthrough. We4 I donot
the dey theisr wgh or theirpe da so;: bat I
for thiak as kusenashee re tasenh
pm- of the State at beast .ugbt*5 seudder smel b.
I s fore voting on thia seme, They ought met tc
be OSO!rIS5 the 1etar Boy hve adaturIly. C(.
stany man belieMft~~ terttsh*s5w le able to
ml shot standing £ig e tl wEa redruwM
r i- the intmoetooftthieWStsm a i ell f thl ween
pie ajpointed by the lage~oer, whew dut,
this Rat.remsAo asa SpBeatls? O'tsa
ere set Ibu, f~ateatmes ti se Am e tbese
pat ahte has a io.e 4 iano rule, fuses t
y, I sdggepsbp this 3ess I em anelspesti, but I
~ieeBttha e MulA.tga&9Winastakedlotai
to sudste astie * tsdie gi
of saites k~mmetsagy. Mr me to ao Io
ha. toey ofthealit tatesu Se se h M tin
4, way why this was ioe ~so ye qpwn
to fe a'Ril m t L
Steg o loean "CM 4 wda as tk
propel the g ay a etest a n
them. of was thas time a et cw ema
*1 "h rsae and it law been in fecese
I 4 0 sot suppose that antIn smea
any argument I eaa usey cnas a)k
idth*Senatsas. ite is hae peroe t
spakbut my aobject is t brieg th
propeary befuste feaste ass in order jet
amotive of this measure may dielous itsg
have not a word to may in referaene to tl Dee
oct Seantors. They have a perle 04
vote as they pies. sa if.they asspe
ther party iantas by mating with one e
with the other, they have a right to duo a
I hots that they will act senist any yarty
putg from usages that have bee.
t from time immemorial in the 4 4
the eand to proeote therot lent
the Sates The oganisation of commjesg
Slattereverygreatest imnpartueh a
I bins that appear before the Lem adt
funed to the proper commflitteee; and thm.n
mittees ezamaia. thee., put them inep
shape, and recommend their pFaege or aqi
bion, In fet, theal most of the legiahbo. ai
Wiut committsba. and hemee It beono a
tweo( importeao that those enumitte o
be organised with a view to the peahM
and should group together men that an -
in the different premlons sad punrb.
man oocupie a position that will ablemMa hai
solect the membere of committee property, a
capt tlh preaiding oeer. who heas soe sob
cept when thore is a tie. and who has rely t
see that the bualaneu of the Sedate is peer
The amendment of Mr. Aish was laid as
The General Assembly of this
met Monday, the 2d, and perfected
organization. In the House, Hon.
timer Carr was elected Speaker by
united vote of both Demoerats ajad.
r publicans.
° There are some facts co~nerd
result that require thorough
First it is certainly strange that the
ao(1 tic vote was cast solid for Mr.
a and from this fact, we draw the
m ing inference. The Democratic PrtNy
a- the House are in a minority, and
d this minority they propose toa
d both wins of the Bepublicsia,
and colored, and by the
method :
' Whenever ooeaaions eer,
against than for the ditereeto theo
ed people of the State, the
will co-opeSate with such
Bep blicsm an they can get to go
e them, and their vote will be found
orally cast that way. If any measls
a offered that would injure the
party, they would make offers b
n colored members, that if they
A consent toa .union with them to
e said damaging measures, they (the
ocrats) will assist the colored m
in some way or another, and twi
Thus they flatter themselves they
control the business of the House. W1
a clear working majority, the
Semas can accomplish any result thby
m sire, and it will be a suicidal policy,
er wil alow the Republican majority to
n_ arrayed one against the other.
,at The re.t of the first two or
be d(y proceedings of both breache. af
. Gener al AssemblJy develops the
stthat the democilt5 hope by a syates
Sdescribed above. to keep to Iep
ihe cas. divided on all mattersof ipot
Ga- h may come before them,wd
Sby saltrnating between the two wmaR
the Bepublicans, keep theme
'~in dretd of this minaorty. 'l¶ r
aosee hare declared that althoug
at were an a mainCs1i*they wol
a great deal in preveantang what they
'a. ..muscheviousleg'~~iato *" theyvfaii
me, to state explicitly hwic achs
Scan be cecouplia btthi
a. plainly demwandae hew they hip
attain their somewhat vuges
U.The plaisadutyof theBegmble
Sranz sad to be loand setiag
~ n ntdy, and let the D W
. 1orselbytheir -ain
e their eaMsasar
itt We s i, hat the
mt that this ayU fsufu
th DemnocratIs wfiB eventUdlly as
h in g the entire *~S e
sar whationat h lb.ishahe
of 2tss A

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