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"REPUBLICAN AT ALL TIjMES, AND UNDER ALL CIRCUMSTANCES."
voLUME 1. NEW ORLEANS LOUISIANA, THURBDAY, JUNE 8 1871. INUMBE 49.
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POETRY.
LIGHT.
S MAr CLKnnMR AUM
rve sought Thee where the incense baried
Beneath cathedral arches dim,
And high within the fabled Heaven,
Enthroned above Thy seraphim.
I've sought Thee through the binding
cloud
Wherewith the creedsmen hide Thy
face;
All cold within the.misty shroud
It lacked for me the saving gr.ace.
I put aside the veiling years,
Hba baffling in their cloudy light,
And far above my binding fears
I seek to see the Lord aright.
All safe, from Doubt's uprising flood.
I now with undimmed vision secn,
No l1,only grandeur of the God
T'hy simple majesty as man.
What "omfort to the souls that bleed
Is that far (o;,d, unknown, unseen;
But near in every human need,
both comle the Christ, the Nazarene.
t . lilrhnim in a lonely land,
Al, ne th',iu wandtreod up and down;
Mn, ff1,ll ,w,'d, fit thy he.ling hand,
But no muan ever saw Thy crown.
rThou g:avet joy :all men hold dear,
The marvel of thy gift to prove,
'Ie hom le that holds men safe from fear.
The child's sweet grace and woman's
love.
Thou givcnt now in dearth and loss
Thy help, that we all good may gaina
The strength that bhears another s crnea
The love that soothes another's lain.
'Tis not the thonght that Jesus died
That comfort to lmy heart doth give;
iut. wmore than all the world beside,
Th.at ever more the Christ doth live.
('H OIC E SELECTIONS.
DISAGltEE IIBLE PEOPLE.
BY SWI: riTRIEFR.
\te:-n l(oi,, ,u are hald enoutgh,
1 ., t.":in:v atre ery di.--greeabl
SIlto hli ,arabl:a, li-:nhinedl per.ions..
.I liar i': ')ionte.1p)tiih'le, IaId Ionea+h'
it,' u tii- ,U " t"ti' i ful, 1111('.,"-heau'tt'ed
:''n t' l w\0:, n. .t n, ws-p e:ll'c..
,i" ",t la.l tli.ributl t is 1K rt 1'lttVy
ut'e '.lowt ,,t oe rof t, h thl', an,.
',) I, ": i\.'i., .1 tIa: liC \tv'itlt aLiI a
t,..tilh.l t ot ,, lpl .t .. B.t meaner,
,t ',o eaittt'tml ilt, m.,re (' 1)O:.nou.i1
th:a either, ;ier thosae la'op who
, om"' to olto w, t rig tihe mask of
truth and lhon..sty, to tot Lure your
heart i ;th . isa''erealei truths
T"lhI're is sone satisfaction in the re
Ihlction that a disagreeable comnmn
nicatitn that troubles you, is as like
Iv to be a falsehood as to be truth;
but there are people upon the list
of every person's acquaintance,
whom you ,know to be incapable of
tellin:g a lie, yet they always manage
to torture your heart by some dis
, agreeable truth. One can meet a
false ane'nusation, or implied false
ltud, I with the silent contempt it
deserves, and be none the worse for
its having been uttered.
But how can onll manage those
Sterrible p~ploe who wear the m _ask
of friendship to torture your life out
of your very heart?
Th(y come to youn when you are
a't peace w ith all the world, and
yoursel f in particular, and they chat
pleasantly of the weather, the news,
and every little item of mutual in
te rest, for awhile, but somnohow, in
the, most natural way, (how you are
never able to remember) they intro
duce the unwelcome subject that is
Ito ecave such a sting behind them
after they are gonie. It may be
some little, cruel thing one of your
friends has said about you; or it
may be no1ething vaguely hinted
at, not explained, but anyhow, that
truthful, fran, open-hearted friend.?
"doesn't believe a single word of it;
only repeated it to show you how
absurd folks can be," Arc., &c,-
smiling serenely at the "good joke"
and Anally going away, lieing yetr
s ky that was so eloudleas wbn thSe
entered your presene, owerest
with shadows, and all its brightnsm
faded.
Philosophers may tell us to be
above noticing these little things
that trouble us; but I know it to be
a fact that cruel words will leave a
heartache, in spite of the most
heroic resolutions to care nothing
for them! We may say we "don't
care" what people say or think of
us, and perhaps we have moments
when we really "don't care;" but
when we are alone, thinking o'er
the peat and present, and it may be
looking forward to the futare we
do care!
We cmannot help it; if oorhuter
ars-worthy a tre, earnest plrpee
we do ease I the opiion of owr
fellow- tures; and bitter words
leave a sting!
I could forgive the person who
had misjudged me, and perhaps said
unkind things about me, and love
him just as well after all was ex
plained, but the person who comes
to me, repeating the unkind re
mark, I could not, and would not
forgive.
We readily find excuse for a friend
who, misunderstanding our motives,
censures our actions, to regret it
afterward; but what excuse can
there be for the mischief-making
meddler who comes to us repeating
what a friend has said, in a hasty
moment? Does that person think
to prove to us that the true friend
is the one who brings the bones
from the table of scandal to lay at
our feet? Indeed, the dead and
buried sages of the past have left us
this proverb: "The dog that brings
a bone will carry one." And a true
friend will not repeat anything to
wound the feelings of another, un
less, by so doing the benefit to the
wounded heart is apparent and un
mistakable.
Deliberation and reSection have
established in my mind the belief
that it is not our friends who repeat
to ns the unkind remarks others
may make about us, or our actions.
I have my theory of true, pure
friendship, but there are so few
hearts capable of appreciating real
sentiment, in this whirling, busy,
restlesi, age of the world, that I
shrink from the explanation of the
tender theory. Yet, it is not safe
to trust wha:t yon have not proved.
is it? And it s m:nctimes takes
yea:r.s to prove ea fri."ilshlip true.
Again I ask: "i ow are we to i
mannngo thost m ineen g: ~l::,l berings
who profeCis Irien lshi;, for vyil.
:e't!e thems.lves c,.itly at your lir,
d,, partak' of your hº:1pi :lity.
amni pretelnd to .folnd ',a: fro'ul t'e
":hdHers of oul1 en. mnies?
They tell you eve r., thing :anyhsly
:t".s abo't yon, (Al h(ough it is a
inv.-te;v ihow they hei:r so iuih.)
:nd r hile they deiny any suxmp:ci:n
in their own hearts :zs to the truth I
of what they have heard, they are
sI .rene in cntemplating your indif
ferently concealed misery.
Once, I thought 1 had found the
true way to rid myself of my. for
menting fri'nd. (T) "Alas, the beet
laid plains of mice and men often
gang aglee !" I learned to my ever
lasting dismay that it is useless to
endeavor to inluenee a goesiping
tongue!
My tormentor cared no meor for
my plainly expressed opinion that
"it is only my enemy who will bring
me an unpleasant truth," than for
the wind fluttering the leaves upon
the trees under which we stood.
Peoplle who dare be original, are
no met1,.ieu severely criticized, and if
the, Inave one of these serene,
smiling, disagreeable friends (?) to
report to them all the criticisms of
tne world, if their heart is in the
least degree sensitive, they have a
gool chance to be miserable a
greater portion of the time. For,
bitter words wiU leave a sting.
ADVICE TO CHILDREN.
They who enjoin children "to be
polite" should be careful to add to
their precepts the force of exam
ple. The husband who says rough
ly to his wife, "' hat do you know
aboutsuch a subjeet ' orina fitof
ill-humor vents an oath, ae hardly
expect "good manners" from his
child, hobw foreibly soever he may
set forth it popriety or mumey.
ahiliren are keuathairi
tie; aw tlht ther ou rnta
dr their tr li- -e rt
ups them tooa
.... .A bbLkit in Mlnnesir
worked two yee a ths open prn
rie, with anoroot but the sky, ad
has now a In. kam sad a dq
homeus to show fobr it
-A petriled eark with a brand
overlO 100yearsgolmd to bemsen in a
museum in Nwbern N. C.
r..Caliti niia us being in
trodnued into Japar
1111 CIICLE.
HIVIE A HOMr.
Have a hems of your own rsoe
whbe. Dny a pieesd land, aad
own it. ay with a detlmai.
tio to hkep it as a yye vhe,
ad to lve it to your hs. If
you have no moneyezeespwhat y
earn yoursel then serupulosuly
save aid lay aside a part of your
income, until you have enough to
pay forapiece of land. Tobean
owner of a homestead Will have a
beneficial effect upon your charac
ter. It will increase your self-res
pect-your confidence in yourself.
You will feel that you have a sub
stantial position, ank something at
stake in the community. The hab
it of saving, which you will have
formed in saving money to purchase
a pit C3 of land, will, in itself, be val
uable to you. It will aid you great
ly in acquiring other property, and
becoming independent. The ten
dency of this is to make you more
self-relian't, more ambitious, more
industrious, more careful, and a
better citizen.
The ownership of a home will
add greatly to your happiness.
The feeling which it endangers is a
souree of onstant atisfaction.
Themre is one spot of arth which
you feel a particular interest to im
prove and beautify. With that
spot your thoughts and taffections
become indetiled. You learn to
love it. Itis like an umeanging
friend. It becomes an unfailing
source of enjoyment. Hare a home.
N I. I.'ekrr.
MAKING SUNSHINE.
Trne dignity i. never lowered by
p! liteness to the linbliest in station,
yet in:uv purlse-pro'ud or naturally
dlouineeriuig spirits forgt to lie loo
iite, except to t:cse coil-idered
Thee .1ung. of the p )>t la'mLr"
huff : snu s, 1, t'::s h 'rt. their
feet and auids ;dnmot re 'use t per
form the sre hirvice v want and
nee.-itits of life' c mu,] them to
uilertake. A smiile and kind word
would in.d their heart- glad and
their work seemu light.
It is indeed hard to perform
thankless tasks under the rod of
severity and haughty, wicked n'an
created pride, which never "stoops
to words of sympthy and enconr
agement to the toiler," but yet
stoops to meaness and oppreuion a
truly noble slt abor.
It eosts so little to be kind, and
bdaga such rich reward that it is
strange so few invest. "If you
please" and "thank you" are chari
ly bestowed, except in soeiety where
people assume an exterior polished
up for the occasion.
There is a class, however, who
never speak harshly to inferiors in
mind, pocket or position; they are
the real gentlemen and ladies who
bless the world. Genuine people
of refinment who, through years of
influences have attained a standard
where they do niot fear to treat
every body with a gentle kindness
and a degree of familiarity which
encourages the humblest creature
and diffiuses happinesas. Upstarts
and would-be somebodies, who par
ade a spurious pride lest somebody
will not call them quality, are the
people who are most severe with
those beneath them in station. Ig
norant and coarse, they have only
money to give them precedence,
and many times those who do them
menial service stand far above them
in the type of human excellence by
which odFmeaursreah of nu t
Then are mnsfor, bowever, of
which only our owa tao cuan
rob m ase d which the eon
.soomss c, e, r Hn y, - A
if we e thea miss ml rml
um.sm  o im --- _
o' Jebea ahoe eul7msb
a Uutmrmor Bar.-A 3i.br
neti'da half-w~d lad mons day,
sail to . "Wed, Tum does thee
kmowwhs sbee satat ine7 To
which Tom u e"eI hoes what
I' r, I what Im l"
know." 'How' thit r '
other; "I "wasr ard of a ma a
hnow'd whathe didl't know." '40b"
rejoined Tom, "Iit's Il righ. ij
kpows yo ha' a many fat piags, but
I dumas know whose corn you feed
'em ws".
LAWS
STATE OF LOUISIANA.
, --
(UM.a D BY AUTHOBITY.]
No. 8.
An Act
Continued from Iast Number.
See. 5. Be it further enated, ete.,
That any parish, city or town where
a board of school directors failto
establish schoola within sixty days
after their appointment, or to per
form such other duties as are re
quired of them by law, the division
superintendent for the division in
which such delinquent boards are
located may establish schools, and
perform as for as possible such oth
er neglected duties, and warrant on
the State Treasurer and the trea
surero of such boards for the school
funds of such parishes, cities and
towns, and apply the same for the
purposes and in the manner pro
vided by law, each warrant to be
approved by the president of the
State Board of Education. The di
vision superintendent shall act in
arch cases only until a local board
can be found to perform the duties.
sec. & Be it further enacted, etc.,
That the State Board of Education
shal immediately, on the passage of
this acet, appoint a board of. school
directors for the city of New Orleans
composed of one member from each
representative district of the city.
They shall be divided into three
classes, and shall hold office for
three years, except that in the case
of the board first appointed one
third shall go out in one year, one
third in two years and the remain
der at the expiration of three years
The State Board of Education to
appoint three members each year
after the appointment of the first
hoard, :.nd to fill all vacancies oc
eurring. The board so appointed
haldl have control of the public
schools in the city, and shall be a
hodty coroilra:te and politic. Said
, tcard s'hall employ a secretary at a
'alaryv of two thousand ($2,000)
doll'ars l'er year, p:ayable on the war
ra,!t of the pr;esident out of such
fund is c:iute into the hands of the
board.
kee. 7. Be it further enacted, ect.,
That the Board of School Directors
for the city of New Orleans shall,
immediately upon their organization
and also at the commencement of
each year thereafter, ascertain the
amount of funds necessary to carry
on the schools under their charge
for the cmrrent year, and report the
same to the Board of Administra
tors of the city of New Orleans, who
shall, at sueh timeas they may deem
necessary, levy the amount on the
taxable property of the city, and di
rest the samine to be collected in the
manner and at the time by them
deemed most desirable, but the time
shall not exceed six months from
the date of their notifcation of the
amount required.
Sec. 8. Be it further enacted, etc.,
That the Administrator of Finance
of the city of New Orleans shall
perform the duties of treasurer of
the Board of School Directors of
the city of New Orleans as a part of
his official duties, and shall receive
all moneys collected for or appro
priated to the parish of Orleans for
school purposes; shall daily deposit
the same in the fiscal agency of the
city, and only pay them oat by
checks, on the order of said board
of school directors; and he shall be,
ex-ofieio, a member of the board.
Se. 9. Beit further enaetebd, etc.,
That the divisiona sperintendent of
the sixth division aa halhve a salry
of four thousand (000) doma
peraaem. Hehsall bealow.dla
aseretary mad cm. anorre smesn
gOes, at enIpems eof ne.t mo~ethm
-.4A ammds (sW) dea
per yea, payiae monthly, eat .f
the p~Ues -s hmd,o the war
r d Ge dhielum aeyiaheamnsa
"me.. .a..-.h a asl w thek, ehoiS.
- quslsely, at iof the puls
a-oodl- al e thi o-w a
-nts aI the divi.io npryime
piemts paoble lm thein
U-. .au f~~p
Se. 10. Ble it further enacted, etc.,
That the State Superintendent of
Public Education shall, quarterly,
on the first Monday in Marh, mune,
Septber and December in each
year, apportion the funds raised
among the several wards, cities and
towns of the State, according to the
number of children between the:
ages of ix and twenty-one years
within the sme. The amount so a
apportioned shall be paid bythe
State Treasrer to the treaseres
of the respective parish, city and t
town boards of school directors,
upon warrants signed by the prse-.
ident and countersigned by the
secretary thereof
Se. 11. Be it furtherenacted, etc.,
That all acts andpartsof acts in- t
consistent with this act are hereby
repealed, and that this act shall
take effect from and after its pas
sage.
(Signed) GEO. W. CARTER, A
Speaker of the House of Representa
tives.
(Signed) OSCAR J. DUNN,
Lieutenant Governor and President of
the Senate.
Approved February 20, 1871.
(Signed) H. C. WARMOTH,
Governor of the State of Louisiana.
A true copy: - A
Gao. E. BovuE,
Secretary of State.
No. 9. AN ACT
To Provide for Supplying the loss
of Public Records and Papers '
consumed by the burning of the
Courthouse in the parish of More
house, on the sixteenth of March,
1870.
Saorrox 1 Be it enacted by the Sen
ate and House of Representatives of
the State of Louisiana in general as
sembly convened. That where
any original papers appertaining to
a suit pending in either the Dis
trict or Parish Courts were des
troyed by the burning of the Court
house, in the parish of Morehouse,
on the sixteenth day of March,
1870, said suits, together with all
the pleadings and bonds filed there
in, may be revived and reinstated ,
by either plaintiff or defeneant fi
ling with the clerk a duly certified ý
copy of the original petition, or by I
motion in open court or in cham
bers, on the opposite party, which
motion shall contain the name and
residence of the parties, the natire
of the demand and cause of action,
and the date of filing the original
petition, and service of citation as
near as can be ascertained, together
with a statement of the pleadings
had in the suit, orders made and
bonds filed, accompanied by the af
fidavit of the party or his attorney,
as to the truth, facts alleged, upon
filing which, motion or rule may be
taken on the opposite party to show
cause, within ten days from the
service thereof, why said suit, plead
ings, orders of court and bonds
should not be reinstated. If an
swer is made to maid rule, it shall
also be scompanied by the Mad
vitofthe party, orhis attorney, as
tothe truth of the facts stated by
him, and it shall be sufleient for
either party to swear, to the best of
his knowledge and beli~t
See. 2. Be it furthu enacted, etc.,
That upon the prodaetion of a eur
tihed copy of any original judgment,
eiter of the District or Parish
Courte, or cartifed copy of same
from the record of judic'al mort
gages, the Clerk is hereby athor
iaed to issue execution thereon ;
and where no eopy exist, the owner
of said judgment, or his attorSy,:
may obtaineseeation thmon" upon
Spresmnting i the aolerk of ti art
a statement under oth, of the
amomt a such judgment, or the
balauce due thereona ; provided
hat is mation sa not be eaon
eamw d to pres~ et jdgment from
being established a other doe
msen providld lr by thi
Se. 8.Be it further emeted, ete.,
That-any person desiring to estab
"i, . y ded, bond stps,
jsud nt or other writing wich
woof recordor deposited inay
age in said parisb, aad detroyed
by e burning of the Courthoush
RATZB 01 OF ADYaTITa.
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Sq-s-eo 1 mo 6 1 no as lFo .
One 154 :7 PS SiSts
Two 7 9 1I S9 I
Three 9 1s 3o 6 s0
Four 1 3 50 70
aTOR 4 as U s a La
" .X St re 4 e t0 10.
I olNam. 45 80 ItM 15
Trandeat as as %U M
.qeare a inertes; - es gseestw
insertis, 75 cents.
AU beinem notees of advOrtemea
to be charged twenty cent p line eachb
insertion.
Joe Ptarno masuated with "aleuses
and dispatch.
Wedding Cards esecuted in accordance
with pe-mang sions.
Funeral edioes painted on shortaest no
tiMe and with quickest dispatch.
LA WYERg ' ADVERTIBMR. 7I!
T. A. BARTLETTE,
ATTORNEYand CUUNSEI R AT LAW.
142.... .Gravier Street. .. 14
(Up Staimr.)
NEW ORLEANS LA.
HAWKINS & THARP,
(J. KAWKIn-IAsn TEAMr.)
ATTORNEYS AND COUNBELLORS
ALt Za mwet.
19. .....Commercial Place,. ....19
New Oroms, La.
Prompt attention given to elevil bend
ss in tol State and United Siates
Courts.
38 ly.
JOHN B. HOWARD.
LAW ome s,
26 SL Charles Street 3s
Prompt attention gives to civil buaness
in the several courts of the Stats.
D. tLOBA. N,
cAm or Tw wVrrnKTsra m r owvoova
C~mimio ,er of the Cbrt of Claims
Depesitions, testimony, acknowledg
ment., etc., taken at bort noutlce.
Passports secured from the State Depart
ment, Washington, with saccuracy and
promptnam.
Oce at the Customhouse, over the
Post Ofce newspaper delivery.
New Orlemas, Lochdana.
A. P. F l"ei aBR bert Dosos•
Attorneys & Counsellors at Law.
No 9. Commerid Plar, Sd. Floor
SStrict Attention to all Civil and
Criminal buinees in the State and United
stae Couns.
S. MYERS,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
81 Carondelet St., near Poydras.
New Orleans, Louislana.
HENRY C. & H. M. DIBBLE,
Attornsey. t Law,
28......Nache Street.8...... •
(organ' .anilding.)
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