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isIAN IAN. y
rr to establish another WI
o New Orleans, the
l1nastAl., propose to 0O
,:ib has been long, and
er 11lt to exist. In the Ag
ar 1woplC. in their strug
0n i that position in the He
a we conceive to be their
that much information,
ent, counsel and C(
,st in consequence of
am, through which these
hw suppliel. We shall
Ln tL-I,)AN a desideratum
:tdcat .s, the LortaIANAN 1w
. 1a L' 1ll trins ,nd uider re
We shall advocate the ol
vnmlt of broad civil liberty . i
,ty of all men before the
,ral distribution of honor a
dl who merit themn.
allaying aL Lmosities, of U
m.LLAry <f ti bitter past. id
mony and union among all Y
wen an interetR, ws shall
removal of ...1 political VE
Ar kindness and forbearance, jf
v and resvntmient reigned, *i
I.:neas and justice where
.ppr,"slon prevailed. Thus
aLD and objects. we shall con-hi
ait et, elevate our noble RI
triall 1tpctiun among her B
the de%.1Ll Umlnt of her il- b'
at and a.curi the full bene- tf
:v LbageLs it, th I history and a
p""l,, and the country. j
at thbre can be no true l
ti supremasy of law, we
~ at
trict xud undiscriminating o
of justice. at
Inpport the dLcetrineA of an
:LJL of t5iatiL n among all
C IvtIon of the revenues,
eI snndltures, conformably V
:*Of the Y ite or country C
se, of evenr legitimate b
C tDU(' ATIO. It
Lin the carrying out of the
f t:. est establishing our
o . 'ystem, and urge as a
q t14 ,lCation of our youth,
Lt(tSL with their own enlight- t
'` 'rit' and stability of a t
'r'terne st 1,
manly, independent, and
we hall strive to resere
alln ephemeral, and tempo
and establish it upon a basis,
flit command," we shall at
:',SEYMO0UR & Co.,
6)Camp Street,
%*nand Wester n
' 'fird toallpeid i lp bi
scenantbl for the sib
b5 do not send back the
aa tatleser.
By Jose w. rV ci. as
Where are now the gowers that ones detained me.
Like a loiterer on my early way? be
Where the fragrant wreaths that softly chained re
me, ve
When young life was like en infant's play? 01
Where they but the fancied dreams that hoverem a
Round the couch where tender hearts repose? FA
Only pictured veils that brightly cover
With their skyey tints a world of woes?
They are gone-but memory loves to cherish ci
All their sweetness in her deepest core.
Ah! the recollection cannot perish, L
Though the eye may never meet them more.
There are hopes, that like enchantment, brighten
Gaily in the van of coming years;
They are never met, and yet they lighten,
When we walk in sorrow and in tears.
When the present only tells of anguish,
Then we know their worth, and only then;
0, the wasted heart will cease to languish, 0
When it thinks of joys that might have bee. tl
Age, and suffering, and want, may sever
Every link, that bound to life, in twain;
Hope-even Hope m' y banish-but forever
Memory with her visions will remain. ti
-- L
SOME SKEncEU or Tazx. I
The antecedenteof Mr. Frederick Don- w
glass, Sr., now a citizen of Washington, u
and elitor and I rO fietor of the New Na- 1
twnal Era, are too well-known to need h
repetiton here. Rising from the greatest k
obscurity, by his fine talents and indom- t
itable energy energy I e has won a pose- 8
ti(o in society second to none in dignity iu
and influence. He is a native of the eas- h
f tern shore of Maryland, has long been ,
identified with the city of Rochester, New a
York. a
I Professor Joax M. Laserow, for some j,
I years a citizen of Washington, is a mem- t
ber of the board of health in the new Ter
ritorial government. Profoessor Lang- g
ston came here from Oberlin, Ohio, where t
he received his education. He was an in- s
spector ef the schools in the Freedmen's t
c Bureau until that position was abolish.I f
" by the expiration of the law which au
. thorized it, since which time he has been a
a law professor in Howard University. f
Mr. Langston is looked upon as an able c
lawyer, and is universally known as an el- j
oquent orator. His voice and influence
are ever directed to the great object of t
elevating and educating his race.
Mr. JAMES WOEMLEY, Sr., is one of the I
most successful cok r.d men in this I
1 city, and is, probably, at this time the
wealthiest among them. Wormley, the i
cterer, is known by bon-vitant4 from ]
e Maine to Texas, and those who, in for
mer days, were fortunate enough to fall 1
in the way of his good cheer are always
sure to look him up if ever they return
C to the Federal Capital. Mr. Wormley I
r commenced life in this city as a hack-dri- 1
a ver, after which he turned his attention i
t to keeping a restaurant. This he found
a to be the calling for which nature evident- i
ly intended him. Mr. Wormley now owns
five large houses, one of which is rented
, by Secretary Robeson, and four are filled ý
with boarders. The first house which
Mr. Wormley becamepossesed of has re
ceived many distinguished occupants.
SIt was here that Lieutenant General
Winheld Scott was wont to take up his
*quarters, and amomg the prominent men
e. who have lodged beneath its roof were
Senator Wigfall, Secretary Floyd, Speak
er Pennington, Anthony Trollope, Gener
al Halleck, John Vanburen, Senor Goni,
the Spanish Minister, and General Geo.
R .McClellan. In this house the Duke
de Charters and Prince de Joinville used
to give their grand dinner.. It is now
-- occupied by the Hon. George 31, Robe
son, Secretary of the Navy, who pays a
7,rent of $3,003 a year for it.
!Professor Wz~aos,Casbier of thecFreed
man's Saving Bankin this caty, is aman
of some note. This now thriving Insti
tile tution owes,in agreat mreasure, its ori
gin and success to tba energy and ability
of Professor Wilson, who seconded the*ef
forts of CoL D. L. Eaton and Mr. Alvord,
vet of the Freedman's Buresa, by visiting in
liin person the colored soldiers who left
the city, and inducing them to deposit
their money in the bank, which malnsl col
lection became the nucleus of the present
millions that are now deposited there by
the colored people all over the country,
Mr. Wilson has built. himself a fine res
idence on P. street, where he now lives.
Dr. Auvuwwa, the princeipalcolored phay.
sicisa in the city, has an extenstve and
Sreassnerative peuiti@a4 ogbhe only
commenced it about five years ago. Dr. saic
Augusta is a young man, has been an s
sistant surgeon in the army, and is be- iti
lieved to be not only a skilled physician, be
but a man of cultivated mind. It will be LA
remembered that Dr. Augusta was invol- he
ved in a contest with the medical society
of the District, which refused rather over at
a year since, toreceive him into member- m
ship. The quarrel even found its way to to
the Soors of Congress, but Dr. Augusta d
has not yet gained admittance to the so
ciety.-Bsaing Bank. be
We are continually in receipt of letters
from almost every section of the United so
States, requesting information regarding 1e
the status of non-affiliated Masons. In
order to convey as concisely as possible t
the desired light on this, one of the most l
important subjects, if, indeed, not the
most important which has attracted, to
within the past twenty years, the atten.. o
tion of the various American Grand
Lodges (for we believe the subject has f
not as yet disturbed those of Europe, or
elsewhere), we comply with the requests na
made of us. sc
Several of our Grand Lodges have, as t1
we believe, in violation of the principles 4
upon which our Society is based, enacted
laws which render the non-affiliated
Mason subject to the highest penalties o1
known to Masonry, if he does not con
tribute to the support of the Grand or 1o
Subordinate Lodges in the jurisdiction
in which he may reside; while others n
have, with more regard to the principles f
which ought to govern the Craft, con
fined themselves to the passage of enact- a
ments depriving non-affiliates of the en
joyment of eertain benefits of the insti
In order that our querists may, at a
glance, learn the action which has been
taken by various Grand Lodges on this
subject, and which, we think, will answer
their several purposes, we present the
following summary:
The Grand Lodge of Maine directs its n
subordinates, in all cases of application
for dimits, to sufer no member to with- e
draw, unless to form a new Lodge or to
join another.
s The Grand Lodge of Vermont declares °
f that all non-affiliated Masons shall be in- e
definitely suspended, and they and their
a families be excluded from all the privi
a liges and benetits of the institution.
D Massachusetts deprives every Mason,
D not a member of some Subordinate
a Lodge, from visiting the same Lodge, in F
- the place when he resides, more than
I twice, without the permission of the
s Master or vote of the Lodge.
2 New York, in its Constitution, provides
Sthat, it being the duty of every Mason to
- belong to some Lodge, and contribute to c
a its funds, therefore, any Mason who does
I not contribute to the funds, or belong to
some Lodge, shall not be entitled to visit
a more than twice while he so continues,
I or to join in processions, or receive as
d sistance or relief, or Masonic burial.
h Pennsyvaw nia declares that no brother
s- made in a Lodge beyond its jurisdiction,
.. and having been a resident there for
'I three years without joining a Lodge,
as shall be entitled to Masonic relief, nor
a shall his family be entitled to apply there
re for ; and denies to abr~other who i not
k- a member of a Lodge permission to visit
r- any Lodge more than once.
ii, Mafrytund deprives a Master Mason,
o. not a contributing member of any
cc Lodge, of the right to visit the same
ad Lodge more than twice, unless he joins
iw some regular Lodge.
e- The District Qf Columsbia directs that
a no Lodge shall, more than once, admit
as a visitor any resid 3Lt Mason not a
d- member of some Lolge ; amd no resident
in Mason, non-affiliated more than one year,
ti- shall participate in any public proces
ri- sion or ceremony, nor shall any such,
ty nor their widews or orphans, be entitled
if- to any benefit from any Lodge--all such
NI, non-affiiated Muasns being regarded as
in profanes, not known to the Fraternity in
aft any of its organised forms.
sit Virginie declares that a non-affliated
al- MsEO2 Shull not beentitled tol join ansy
at Masonic procesiwa, or to any Maoi
by burial, or any pecuniary ad from a
ry. Lodge.
-o North aCeivtis fcrbii.'a non-affliated
e. Mason to visit ayLodge Under its junes
ty- diction, witlhkhod Magmis burislandre
aly siis lany publie essenatS Usadpieos
sons of the crait 91
South COrsri prohibits them from vis- it4
iting a Lodge more than ones, without w
becoming a member of some regular m
Lodge under its jurisdiction, and with- n4
holds from them Masonic aid. th
Georgia declares that Masons non-Sal- t
ated for twelve months hall not be per- m
mitted to visit any Lodge, nor be entitled o
to any of the bemsIts ad privilege of S T
Mason. N
Aladesm sys tyat a Mason should never fe
be allowed a dimit without cause; he has
no right to non-efliats himself; and that
none but ms hated Masom, shallin eas of fr
death, be buried with Masonic honors, or fu
be entitfed to Masonic ebarity.
Misasiesppi deprives non-ailiated Ma- of
sons of all the rights, benefits, and privi- as
leges of the Lodges; that is to say, the f
right to visit, the right to charitable aid, to
the right to join in processions and to q
Masonic burial. pH
Louisiana divests them of all the right
to visit, to assist at any public ceremoniesi
or processions, to Masonic burial, or to
receive relief for themselves or familes tb
from the charity funds of the Society. th
Teuxs instructsits Surbordinate Lodges th
not to grant relief to non-affiliated Ma
sons out of the Lodge funds, and refuses as
them the right to visit any Lodge more ti
than three times. th
Arkansas maintains that they have no
right to visit a Lodge unless by consent B
of the same, with or without terms; nor of
to relief from the Lodge; nor to join her at
local processions; nor to Masonic burial. `x
Missouri declares that they shall have T
no claim or right to aid from the Charity pi
funds of the Grand Lodge or its Subor- Lt
i iates,nor shall they be permitted to visit ti
a Lodge more than twice without the to
unanimous consent of the members.
Tennessee expresses the opinion of its*
Grand Lodge, that non-affiliated Masons ei
are not entitled, as a matter of right, to n
the charities of the Society.
Kentucky, leaves it discretionary with E
its Lodges to bury a non-affiliated Mason u
irrespective of his otherwise good stand- y
ing, or of his request. p
Ohio recommends its Lodges to dis- u
countenance, by all proper means, the d
prretice of non-affiliation, and to with- p
hold from non-affiliated Masons the right 0
of visiting, of participating in the public
exercises and of Masonic interment.
Indiana directs that they shall not be
permitted to visit any Lodge under its n
jurisdiction, be entitled to Masonic e'
burial, to receive relief from the Charity b
funds, or to be allowed to assist at any v
e public ceremonies.
Illinois declares that non-affiliated h
Master Masons, who refuse to contribute n
to the support of the institution, unless a
e prevented by disability by so doing, for
feit all the rights, privileges and benefits f,
of the Society.
Michigan refuses to a Mason residing v
within the jurisdiction of a Lodge the
it right to visit the same more than three ,
times without becoming a member there- I
aft except sojourners, unless they be t
members in good standing of some
Lodge in its jurisdiction.
Wisconsin pronounces all non-afliat
, ed Masons as not entitled to any of the'
r benefits of Masonry, and deprives them
a, of its privileges, nor have say of their
r families claims for pecuniary aid.
Joans orders that Masons not of any
SLodge and residing in the Jurisdiction
itof its Grand Lodge shall pay int the
it Grand Treasury the same dues asare1
required from affliated Masons, and for
'~than once.
to Mianesols prohibits a11 non-affliated
is sand non-contributing Masons from re
ceiving Masonic aid, sad deprives them
at of the prvileges of the Craft, permittinr
mohem owever, to visit a Lodge not
moethan three times.
a Cl~fornia deprives all non-affliates,
atwho do not contribute, of all the raghts,
ir, privileges and benefits of the Fraternity.
g- Oregon makes non-seflliates pay dues,
or debars them of all Masonic privileges
in TnzTumusess, we arete aware, is
not a onsemtive jwml in thelaes
ad application of the term. For the Conserv
siam of George Wasigon and John
lay Marshall it has a prfudadmiration,
A but not for the kind invented and 'icketed
a by, Roe Toomb sand John Slidell. It
'wonu cuumierve i.aberty rather than
ad Slavery, Justice and not Oppression. It
Ices not assume to sehto mnodern
SComesryatives asea utiror close shy,
re- but simeply assan ontides counsesr whn,
.. msaitsnss made whereby uswe are
gladly incite mieir correcton. an cuurs,
its counsel will have only such weight -
with Conservatives as its intrinsic worth
may fuirly command by deserving.
Thepast is past. The dead are here a
no more. Not even a lunatic now urges i
the restoration of Slavery. The notion P
that Four Millions of Blacks may some
how be lured qr driven to abandon their z
native land for that of their remote an- -
cestors has no longer a serious advocate.
The Blacks will not migrate to the n
North, nor even to the North-West. A
few may go to Africa; another handful C
scatter in various directions; but the 4
body of them will remain in the
ld of their birth, tendigrather
from the lames and the to the
further South and South-West In short,
they and their descendants will live
among you, and work for you and for
other, around you. And, having acquired
and exercised the political rights of en
franchised citizenship, they are not likely
to be divested thereoL Any serious at
temptto reduce them to even tical
vassalage and impr'tenoe in uincite
perilous and desolating convulsions.
What are you doing to qualy(y these fd
low-citizensfor the grave rospona hilities thus
imposed on them?
Of course, you are not responsible for I
their enfranchisement We all know
that Had the decision rested with you,
they would not now be voters, nor would
they be free. But they are free, and I
they are voters; and your welfare, as well
as theirs, is to be powerfully affected by
their exercise of the functions for which
they are as yet so imperfectly qualified.
When the last great Extension of the
Elective Franchise was achieved in Great
Britain, Robert Lowe, (now Chancellor
of the Exchequer,) who had resisted it
step by step with signal ability and stub
born determination, promptly declared,
"We must educate our new masters.'"
That was the simple dictate of sel -
preservation. And not Lowe alone, but
the great majority of British Conserva
tives, have since supported grants of
money for Popular Education which, but
for that Extension of Suffrage, they
would have sternly resisted.
Now, the very saddest aspect of South
ern airs is the indifference evinced by
nearly all, and the positive aversion ex
hibited by so many of you to the Edu
cation of the Masses, White as well as
Black. Right well do you know how
unit are your "poor White" as well as
your Colored neighbors for the grave
public trust they now discharge; yet you
are evidently doing little, and likely to
do little, to enlarge their qualifications.
Most of you act as though the cost of
Popular Education was just so much
thrown away.
We know that you are generally poor.
The irst settlers of New-England were
still rer; yet they built school-houses
and hd teachers when they had barely
roofs over their heads. They did this
even while they allowed no one to vote
but members in good standing of the re
cognized C.iurch, so that loafers and
vabouds were utterly powerless.
Of course, you do not burn school
houses wherein Black children are taught,
nor mob their teachers; but both these
wrongs are perpetrated, and your voices
are seldom heard in earnest rebuke of
such dastardly offenses. And it is per
fectly notorious that teachers of Negro
Schools-many of them noble, devoted
women who would grace any social circle
-are, as a class, the most unpopular
Northerners now tolerated among you.
And no other tax-not even that on
Whiskey-is so odious in your section as
that levied for the support of Common
That the ignorant poor, White or
Black, should dislike to be taxed for
schools, need not excite surprise, were
1auch the fact But that you, who know
the worth of Ediucation, who depreete
rtesway of ignorance, wothn sar
thatonr e-slaves should out-vote you,
evine akinredspirit, is ainaing.
SYou seem to wonder that "carpet-bag
B ger" sand "sealawags" should be trse
evince seal for general education, while
S the latter do not, this choice is perfeotly
Snatural. We doubt whether ye cana And
anegro in athonasand who isso benighted
or so degraded that he does not wish his
children taught at lesastto read and write.
SSuppose you had all been early and
zealous champoso of Popular Eduaetion
-hd started schools on you several
"plsatations or at pointa where the chil
" dren from two or more plantations could,
F. mos conveniently aismable-had wel
" comned and honored teachers who proved
Sworthy of your kindness-had shown an
earnest desire to have evrgy child
t- gathered into some school, or other
would not the parents' perfectly natural
distrust of your intentions been gentle,
is ra5fly dispelled? Would not those
atparents benow seeking your advic on
r- other matters, and beengud, to a
n great extent, by your cone?
a, What has been, has been. The peti
di beyond recall. O1,porttes rjce
[t are but slowly reclaimed. And~ h
a advantage ~s of udoing m soaia a
It masifest that we cannot reliuquish the
u hope of seeing the Soutli Co r
y, sa~ves active and prominent in the good
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Three 9 1 2 2 5 3 50
Four 50 25 375 0 7
Five 'o 35 45 60 86
Six 54 42 0 70 100
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New Orleans. Louisiana.
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