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WR. 6. IOIOW, Edilar sad ?lIkber
A.L.. C. MASSEdNA. Solicitor, sad F ashosad
Literary Contributor.
MISSISSIPPI: -Danie E. Yipung, Oeeawifle.
LOUISIANA : -John A. Washington, Black
Hawk, Concordia Parishj Hen.. G. L Kelso,
.1e'sndri%; Antoine & Sterrett, Shreveport, A.
c. Rath, Carroll Prisb,
C ren. Washington City.
ILLINOIS :-Leas B. White, Chiago.
KENT'CKY :-Dr. B. A. Green, Loninvifll.
iA1ll commpaications oast be addresod
'Editor 'f the Louisianiao," and anonymous
letwri must be accorapanied by the same of the
writer, not seoeuaruily for pubicaMea, hbt as an
evideuns of good faith.
We awe not responsible for the eplnleos of
our contributors.
UN.DAY MAY 7, 1671.
Patrons of Tar LorFsaAYIAW, when re
newing their subscriptions,should be care
ful to slrays state the placo where the
paper is mailed; and the name care should
be exercised when a change of location is
desired. By particularly attending to
this, our mailing clerk will be relieved of
a great amount of extra labor in hunting
through the hundreds of names upon
mar books before the name required can i
ho found and the alteration made; where
as. if the full address is given, he has only
to consult his alphabet of towns to turn
direct to the name upon the subscription
book. A little care saves much labor.
.ir To-day the usual services at
Straight University.
The unity of a party, is the firat con.
dition of its success. In the youth-hood
of a party, this fact is never lost sight of.
When the principles upon which a party
i+ `ormcd, Lbegin to shape the policy by
which it is to succeed, and the combined I
elemuents of leadership center in some c
great character as a party expounder and
representative, it is refreshing to see how t
individual ambition, either yields, or is
crushed out in the presence of an august t
purpose to lift the. people upon a higher
plane of moral achievements
When slavery left its guilty . ad die
gusting slime upon every page of the
statute book, and wound its horrid folds I
around evory public interest while at
tempting tjic Iesgraction of the nation,
the bravo and true of its sitizens arose
as one man and destroyed the monater*
Thero was neither time nor inclinaation
to discuss the probable disposition of the
SpJoilI of victory...in feet, vietosy Itself,
was not so importeat as ddwversnce--e.
cape from an all-devouring evil was thet
prinary ttiunuluus to all political energy. I
At this period, our leaders were choese; I
no man sought to thrust himself upon us,
ur if he did the very purity of the politic
sl air caseed his suffoeatton in the at- i
tempt. .
Buit hns hverecapgd fur theworse a
in thesne lust years emf trieiniph. We have £
been delivered, we bare gained a victory,
we have enajoyal the spoils; and plenitude.i
has ended in donioralizatiou.
There are still onmc fcw who rcnsnin tru.
to their pledges and fresh in the feeling~
of their fL4- esponsal; but on the wholt I
there seemas to ibe ma fm.clious centre for I
almo~st CverV man's ambition to maore in, C
who can commauaza a corporal's gard to i
keep s.tqp to the music of his aspira.
tions. 5
It seems to be strangely overlooked t
that a party may know how to win at
battlo, and yet be prevented bj the aeli.
fishnems of its followers, from utilizin(
the victory. What is it to us to hav t
defeated slaivery, said to have put down. r
the rohellon, sad reiconstructed th4 ii
States upon a b~ausmoE justice to ever' a
citissn, if faction is to (Ievi4e our esmi r
and turn even our generals into traitors
Business men never make sudh mistakes. .
Cope~rtzaershjp and even a eoptamnity et j
iaterests always iuv. lve a divhfiau oJ !
labor as well as a .hering of pro&i' e.
S:Yu . :..ng tcjc one,aiellng to anothje
and thae keeping of books to a third a' (
pr.v.dto sii. sa, wi..ta tae gsererl rules e
business are observed byv every membe m
$f a cogmum.r aI cenmnunitv; and as ol.
sure as these rules may seem they we
nevertheless the very himgmi of society,
Would it no. be es and Zrn6tabl' to
take a leaf out of commzueial bog& ?
Ifaeauley says t men iSways Wk
plainly when th iu , Make lov4 or
quarrel; but1 hshould ]gre excepd
. politicians. There is more evasion, equi
vocation, deceit and prevarication in our
politics at present than could be extracted
from all the oracles of Delphi.
Geatlemen, ought not an end to be put
to this? Can tl* Republican party in
the face of apv anta ssectly organized
and unscrupulous enemy afford to en
courage these factioas? What right has
any man's ambition to stand in the way
of the people's welfare ? especially when
his persistence is made upon an isolated
stool of self importance, disdaining
counsel and co-operation from those who
elevated. him to position. We honestly
believe that all difereno"e could be ad
justed, and perhaps to jbe advantage of
these factionists themselves, were we to
come back to our primative modes of
intercommunicatioa with one another.
When ambition becomes so towering, per
sonalieeling so hitter mnduself-conldemce,
so great that men think their simple posi
tihns entitle them to distal. to those
who placed them in power, they are near
ing a gulf which may be very narrow bet
it is also very deep where they are sure to
find political oblivion.
Let us ceose this war of factions. The
enemy is big enough for our size and
strong enough for our energies. Let us
compare notes as to the position in which
each believes he can be t he meat efficie n
as a servant of the party; and drop all
personal bitterness in the consciousness
tlat by the indulgence of this feeling we
are only ding strength to the cup of
gall the enemy will offer us to drink in
the hour of our defeat.
We have the numbers, the machinery
and the principles for sucoeas. We have
the remembrances of hard fought battles
and of glorious victories over our com.
mon foe to euspirit and stimulate us.
Let us invoke these reminiscences and
with Union on our banners and harmony
in our ranks, march forward to another
The strongest peculiarity of the Dem
ocratic party is its enforcement of discip
line. It watches with a devouring jeal
ousy each act of its adherents, and pun
ishes with the ban of excommunication
every convicted delinquent. By this pro
cess it has encouraged itb leaders and in
timidated its followers until its rank and
dile are made up of the mubst ignorant of
every nationality in the Republic.
Ujnlm this igno'ravc", the party prac
tices with the impunity of a priest, and
with the bare-faceduess of a juggler.
The party leaders for instance, swear to
their duped followers that all threeof the
great amendments to the constitution
must be repealod. They sasy this toa Ut
isfy the prejudices created and fostered t
by the party, among the ignorant foreign- t
ers who so largely constitute the materi
al of re-az'tiozury political action; and yea
no body believes that the democrata expeci
to reduce the reio tbbondage agsind,
or disfranchise him even ?I
A moments reSection will eanvinee sany
impartial thinker that the Demoeratic
party is destitute of a uing~ls living zssue, a
snd that like the political ghoul it is it
jives upon the dead. be nemesaof dead c
zuen are invoked in every newspaper aN
ticle and in every speech. Beadurica,
Pendlqtou, Bllir sad McClella are but.n
leaden pipes in b. party organ throujh
whe'o is pumped the ghostly utterance. ,
of Calhoun and Bqohanana. These am. a
imnated leaders also seek and secure their j
highess honors ias the uurrpader of their
andividualitise and convictions to the pro
fossed faith and the well known prabcti~es
.)f their perty-beliuif in StL Tammany'e
infalibility and the stecurement of unity by
~he cohesives infunecee of public lplunder.
The demmornms talk loudly of diafran
* hiauing the negro, and yet eomvaon sense
tell, us they would not do it if they could.
D~emocrats know too weillhow to manil- r
alate igncrant v'oters, ha'e made the hu- a
iinesi too essenitial to their very existence,
lepend too much upon the intimidation *
sad bribery of the colored people to get .j
hack into power, to attempt to commit a
: sin folyr.
Tme lemocrats know too that it would aa
'est ems much blood and treasure to rednce a
the negro again to a chattel as it ha. .1
r ady asat to emsncipete and enfranchise L
him. Tha liaitoryof the wo~lifurnishia no r
instance of ma ouanacipated people being u
reduced again to bondage. Sspoaeon ic
!3ona:parte hurled the veterans of his Iam
greatest army with the resources of
France behind them against the little't
fsland of Hayti with less tha a half a
million Ef peoplin and a negro chieftain c
who had lenart-tha art of war through a
the ezperieancosmofan insurreetion against 5
ippressers sent Bornaparte's armyr reed-ia
tag back te its proud eapital with thj a
ecssoa of the age. written upon thair
smutilated nea s aes 4, that **eroln
tions never go b6dwards."
o T t can *e Ds cr pty hope
t04 were is to mea9al fr
Spushed faoe Will aSt soe = e
r qger mindat the co0610ild tbat hs
I Miry over ifer.s whi has cosae to him
- with the force sad bfeehnese of inapi
r yation? Will it destroy the accumula
I tions of a people who, under the new sen
sations of property holders, would con
t tend with the angel Gabriel himself be
I fore they would relinquish their posses:
I aione?. Will the Demoesaie pes4y being
back the wealth, the political ascendancy,
e the suial Superiority of the old-dave
/ holding loss? Alast this is impossible
r Their lands are alt up sad hopelessly
I divided among the carpetbagger and the
Icolored man The habit of eommeaid baa
c gone from the old master, and the negre
has forgotten the austom of obediemeea
The rollicking, drinking, gamtling, good.1
f heartedsionco the old eart slieaaa is
rnot known now, aud nothing bet a sevival
of slavery can reprodues him. What then 1
could the Democratic party doin poeer?
Nothing-literally nothing. 4
Depending upon the dismptive iflu- I
ences of the sor-heads in the Bepubli-g
can party, and believing that became we 4
have done so much thereisnothingmore c
for us to do, the Democratic party til c
'batt ngen the old moorsvhere the negro
has picked up the spent builete of the c
Confederacy and sold them for old lead, 1
land with the proceds bought spelling
books to show that the robo-master is c
abroad in the land-a school-master who
can neither be banished nor superseded.
The rising men of our race, those who
are already assured of their positions, j
the necessities of earpet-baggeds, the *
pledges of the Republican party, the
sfictions of Congress and the promises o'
the National Administration, all conspire
in weaving the garments of sa enduring
manahood for the aegro, and a winding
sheet for his ancient, implacable, but ex
pining enemy, the Democratic party.
Mr. Drury lacy, senior Editor of the c
Shreveport Doily Osage and Flag who
who was recently appointed a police ju
ror, decline. to serve for the following
reasons, as stated by himself.:
:'While we recognize the civil and po- `
litical rights of the colored men we utter
ly repudiate the doctrine of social equal
ity, and pronounce their elevation to of
fices in defance of the wishes of a major
ity of the voters an outrage upon lib
Is it possible that a republican ad
aministration must go a-begging for men
)f this ilk to accept its offices? If the
Govenor did not know his man before
,i appointed him, he at least knows him e
low; and we trust the experiment of ee- o
ecting such men as kick the honors of ap
pointment will determine the executive to
find true, pad tried republicans for sel l
iaportant positions; or where as is said in d
this case, the community will not bees t
the exercise of the Govenor's pruruga- ,
tires, let the eonumunity go without judi- 4
cial agents.
Mr. Incy talks about social equality.
Why we do not know a negro who
vould associate with a aen whose peta..
Iengce makes him etrw inesut to the
Governor, whose impotent prejudice
wakes him assail his emlored equal, ,4
and whose folly makas him exbh~ib
himself in the light of a quarrelsome
child, to the putblic. Verilly, a eoloocd *1
nuans idea of social equality would not
include the company of such a Dqgberry .4
as this. 1
But Dogherry is not without his qi
clerks "to writs him down sa ass. At u us
saeeting of the old Board at Trustese the ti
f~llowisg resolutioms were passed: fx
"5eamIe, That while dislaiin oem- fr
wetly any intention to eseiat imeproperly w
any conaitatutousi law, we believe' the Is
action of 0ov. Warmoth, by which he it
assumes to appoint a Mayor and Admia- ii
intrators of the city of 8hreveport, to be so
wiithout authority of law, and that we al
will renasin in office until alllegulrsem.- is
dies are exhaausted to anaintein our legsl
raghts end those of the people of the aity
of Shreveport whom we represent.
lBmnhed fueaher, That believing the L
maid action of Govesnor'Warmoth will be
detnimental to the interests of the people.
of the city of Shasnuport, a committee to
be appointd to consult with counsel, mad ti
advise what shall be done in the premi-"*
Dogbesry's desk was the onay one hn o1
the husinms who could write, sad these (I
resoluticus maw so mech like Dogberrv's tk
utterances that we assign lDsgberwy'u do- hi
cliusture to the inhaemes of his elerks Sc
and so dismiss the matter. til
Ilat it as really laughable to thinic of' p
t'w folly, inconsistency and helplesaneassof
man who mastsu bmit to lewrsedby
(cAlored jeginsltaru and accept thbets of
an acting argro governor, while at the
smie time they resist the appointment of
a colored administrator of msseussmert.a
sand a elored pollee juor of a oane horse lax
munieipmlity, r
e oe an sal .'onfere ieof the A.
e- Zios Chuehbju asheo an this city.
1e ThepisI gnaw array bfrmistersfrom
'- Alabsma,: Mis., end this State. Amo
n them are many wA dewn pioneers
i- this inflential denomination who came
-- intr the Southern States immediately
1- after the rebellion was put down, ate
1- they have done noble service in the
- cause of the great denomination with
e- which they are connectid. We under
ga tead t- t h the da6Thlý .i" mitrers
.over aI nmthousand mmbers in the
- South, and that the nuber is rapidly
>i increasing. This large number and
7 coastant increase are attributed to the
* Act that while the Zions are Methodist,
a they are albo in favor at lay regnamenta
* tion. The.comaiosset member having a
i. gmh to appear in their sonfe renee
against even the Bishop himself ; who
a by the way is elested for a term of four
years, instead of being appointed for
a life.
? Bishop Talbot who presides orur the
conferenace is well known both for his
- able administration in his episcopal die.
- trict, and his abilities as a preacher.
Courteous, considerate and fim, saga- I
e does in counil and fearless in the di.
i charge of his daties, he is the very model I
s of a Bishop. May his denomination'
aooputinue its noble work and his mem
berphip incriase until this city of than
day desecration and diwregarl cf
I churches shall bloom and blosoms as the
'rose. .
J. Sar.A lisaom Ems., delivered one of '
his characteristic addresses before the
annal coonerenos of the A. M. Zin I
Church on Thuarday mo-niig laiL
Mr. Martin in responding to the in
ritatio of the conference to address it
saad among other things :
"On- of the best proof of your usaul
- new is he fact of your existence as an
eeclesia ticl body. The self-sacrifice
which -ould evolve a great machinery
out of the poverty ignorance and pro.
cription of our race thirty years ago
must be proof against all discouragement.
for the future.
With 250,000 members, one hundred
thousand ministers of the gospel in the
Southern States and property to
the amount of $10,000,000 dol
tars, y, n stand clothed with the
evident a of piety, energy and zeal which
put y' in the front rank of christian
worker in this aids f Id of cLristian
useefirn "sa"
We regret a wait of space prevrnt us
from reporting at length the address of
Mr. Martin. Snfice it to say that the
address was replete with the point and
windoma which characterizes all that this,
one of our own native, orators says.
A SaxsaArto Srou.ED.--Senator L B.
Jenks has written a letter to the Times t
dispelling the rumor that he attempte l a
to commit suicide and showing that he c
Sould have no motive for any such rash a
tep. a
May 4th, 1871. C
AEdior 4oUmfisiaia:
IHere just been reading your artisleon
" Standard sad Stones," pardon me, on
"Stoes. an4 thae Standard." C
The manner in which yom elucidate the
Rtanderd of volue has given me much
lightas to whatis the valueofthe 84snd
csrd7 Ihbaveiqokad over the stomeu you de
seuibe,and thaa *heumalridgpl, and judge a
that the quslityyouea peak ofwcmsauot t
from. the karmonias of nature, but rather I
from her pervessions--evidently frem ~
where there have been violent retobiap s
in -om lonely, Jagpd, Bough and Gram' t<
ite PIT, or soqiething a-KIN thereto; and u
if Inale fuir deduetiosns asylInotreset I
assured that stpone are stones, spd that *
their valu, as judged by sad peaied upon
in Granite Buildings? Q.
Ediaor toissitn.n U
Wloae **foot"' got in igin "toto" when
tee Standard gave up te. plant of it. em- u
tablishment, the patronage for printing P
uecurtdl by the ai4 of ccolored legislators
sad the rehao of its subscription list for
ose hundred and twenty dollars a month c
($120). If the Standard was worth any- 01
.thing iu its old halqdE, why should ther.
be an entire ashence of that weak rea
earning, faulty grammar and cantions at
tatudes under the great Prr ? Let me h
propose this as a reason:
Th~e Sunantrr meiss stones to pois~h its bone.,
Pnrmishr4 froen she Pnr of she C use, eh?
IWhich the P.5-mit may uasw toll ap the manw
Of INmoeeats with somehiag quate may.
The resromx schoolhoys elet to dip z
recesecs there, p
af 'fled "an at to
the feartees.
t the ' tion of the
MUMte and pupss"
ie approved April 20, A. D. 1871, being at
law of extraordinary public import nceu
I pous*iee it my duty to id .e this my
e Proclamation, callisg the attention of the
h people of the United States thereto, en
- joining upon all good citiseds, and espe
o Zealons in the enforcement thereof, and
y warning all persons teaketain from com
a mnitting any of the acts thereby prohibit
e ed.
t. This law of Congres applies to al
parts of the United: states .ad will be
a enforced everywhere to the edeat of the
e wers vested in the hsaetie ; but in
p asm'uches the neseslty' nhesies. t well
r kuown to have been caused chfefly by
r persidtent violations of the rights oeiti
zens of tine United StateS by combins
*tions of lawless and 'disafffend persons
* in certain loesalibiq lately the theatre of
insurrection and ilitary eamliot, I do
per icul rly exhort the people of those
parts of the country to suppress all such
combinations by their owM volantars fi
lf frts through the agency of the local
'ars, and to maintain the righAe of all
. ci.i .ens of the United States sand o e
Scare to as such ltieascs the equal pro.
f tection of the laws.
, Fu"y sensible of the responsibility im
posed upon the Ex. a love by the act of
Congress, to which public ! ttention is
now calkd, and reluctant to call into ex
ercise any of the extraordinary powers
thereby conferred upon: me, exsept in
cases of imperative nee *t, I do never
theless deemn it my duty to snake known
that I will not hesitate to exhaust the
powere thus vested in the Executive
whenever and wherever it shall become'
necessary to do eo for the purpose of
securing to all seitisas of the United
States the peaceful enjoyment of the I
rights puaranteed to them by the cons-'
tientaou and laws.
It is iny earnest wsWh that poses ad
cheerful obediene to law.. may. enesil
throughout the land, and that all traces a
of our late unhappy eivil strife may be
speedily removed. These ends can be
easily reached by acquiescence in the
results of the conlict now written in our
conititution, and by the due and proper
enforcement of equal, just and impartial
laws in every part of our country.
The failure at local communities to
furnish sucWmeans for the attainment of t
the reaults so earnestly desired, imposes
upon the National Government the duty
of putting forth all its energies for the a
protection of its citizens of every rate a
and color, and for the restoration of
peace and order throughout the entire
country. In testimony whereof, I have
here set my hand and caused the seal of
the United States to be affixed. Done
at the City of Washington this 3d day 1
of May, in the year of our Lord one thou- I
sand eight hundred and seventy-one, I
and of the independence of the United
States the ninety-Mfth.
17. 8 GR INT, President.
(From one New York flepubllesa, by Cot. A. 5. C
3. Deeaaa.[
"Wham e'euds thesatem, sage main put
an their eleahe," sad "U6rewizred fore
armed," us a wiso )ftverbh Our people
were "caught aspprng" tern years ago,
when the rebel conmpiracy ahowed its
hecad, sakad bleedy, 1lotreste&' com81at '1
theoonsequebw. Onsselled byhistory, E
our goverumeat wiN mat alywith Be
traitors, who, enouaraged hasted
Democratic majoritises a the orand
covertly "aided atisbialorted'by comn
p1ttsrs inNew York sad Wsebimghon,
haearaywaxed so self-eom~dsnt as.
to atteript a glorification of the aach
traiser Davis. The es-rebel President,
we are told, "bides his time." Wa ste
*wrrogantly reminded that he hes "naves 1
asked pardon," and thet he still cherish b
'he doctvilas of Stat. Rights. Very ware, .a
Nlagarsa Ku-Klux. We are ready to tr) fs
coneluusons with your midnight gangs. a
Naves wasaelep aepspetmeci a forbearance
4'sento 4tae world, sa oner oiverctraine
mercy to the red-handed beeOicideL.5 who
only failed ir taking the life of their sa
eouutrv becnase they lacked the power a
tsreagkher heart. lIt Davlsandhis' a
myrudoms, auad their Coppsad l** ea
pathiwse atep the new rebedaea
whichthedbhave logbeen meittig
Wearenol tiastit wiloit bel 5Otn
iloe ntite naet time , that New York
(city wit pusside. the eapihal sed em
chIequer.fpr a seuolutioaray gvrmn
Very well, Ku-Klux! "ae year
taunting true!"' But before you try itL
'n, with all mercenary hordes, be Wsure
that our Grmd hrmny of the Repetlie
has not forgottce the us. dtarms. Bk
sure that half a snilhoiearna wi
iowa and orphans eo( theAeor.
4aMejin. pruson-pmen, have notft~*got
Lin thed vacant place at their flieuides,
and the drops of their own blood that
hioisteni4 the see4s of liberty in the I
Soath. MAd be sauzred, sbove all, tore J
nill be no Daviase left alter the war, and
ao bad-bo~lde signed by Nortllern 1k
Tax R4L45yC, WRAZL
14,400 i, lies as homer,
345.6IW dimes a shay.
10,63,0D Ulima a mre~th -
e IZXP18l dpmp iAv4t
1 B cd n Ad Cnix 1 aI.ýy.w
Am whtjdqp~b e
f MW 66 m'ydeeb d ia
A Qetwipa Warns.1, Waft,
t willta ahll thsf Ibm ltiequfrmh I womaj
r aftwlmtfl,. it vi
1 ad twemraydn =ism tie naas yyear, wma"~
e*.11 m4rat m Weholtloal than s
W*0.0 n. aw..w* v.a
$ 4a vuuag.9uwais~. 61w S ,ndis siusm
, ehbieey, Thr aehIaeus ha UIpisg I
la idWime Ruatbg (las, fo $8.Th
as~c dueta be~a sas by ha st S.aat
lypar Getuia walhama WMAi adeh
°311 crymag.The Nkeb~phghld 1maims th
mo aai pastof a nsb weath come am a~ ib.
wheel)oaaadDoas, feltwap.e, sesnla thew s, g
w atch. coul o be swi by paaing aris Lu
fg xaaseeemhemtlea.f This Tema r"
Ace lfauine ala Wtham WatchI ije
we oa parwsays oiepac ;t aniftm a aeb
wamaeewith special ule.,mmeemdtopea,
Oteratehes wuld b amd besy pattiws, am psa
fsetufresmhatrpiom behiti
We sail thew Watches,
We have prepeced ma

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