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I.. V O L U M 1 . I E W O L U A N L O U I I A N A T H U R P A Y , U L I th 1i1 . NM 5 R R ec-iE LOUISIANIAN, OW1CED,9, EDITED AND MANAGED BT COIW LED) MEN, IA PUBLISHED EVERY TJIURMDAY AND SONDAY MOBN.r DioS AT 114 CARONDELET StREET .oe SEW ORLEANS LA. the Sp. . 8. PINCHRACK. Oa32aws,wh C. C. ANTOINE, CAano, ai r CEO. Y. KEL8O, R mas. I pt. G. BROWN,***Edltor. wb I p. B. 8. PINCHBACK, Ha Maeager. I r Passe or SvscaczorN: 4 p.e 1 ea. .. . . . .. . . . ...6 i Sri Mos-rTs ...............* .300 .o....1 50 1):B(,E 'OPT ... . .W PROSPECTUS A OF The Louisi`341is In the endeavor to establish another Y BepubliUCan journal in New Orleans, th, proprietors of the LotvA'- &N, Wl propose to fill a necessity which has W1 been long, and sometimes painfully feIt to exist. In the transition state A of our people, in theiratrugglingefforts y t~ ittain that position in the Body VlAlti*, which we conceive to be their Be iu,. it is reg.Lrded that much inform Ition, guidc," , encouragement, coun .1 and reproof have been lost, in 01 runseqluence of the lack of a medium, A through which these deficiencies might be supplied. We shall strive tomake An the o1AtsLfuNA a desideratum in these Al POLICY. As our motto indicates, the Lois MaNA hall be 1 Republican at ,l ran. ',ld ,il.ral Ucircurnmstan"es" We inall advuo.at the security and enjoy- 1 rrut of broad civil liberty, the absol- n ,.. eqruhlty of all men before the law, p t ni nn impartial distribution of bon a- and patrunage to all who merit t),.irnrs of allaying animosities, of obliterating the memory of the bitter pwatof promoting harmony and union aanug all classes and between all in t.-rssts, we shall advocate the removal g .f all political disabilities , foster kind- I neas and forbearance, where malignity mud resentment reigned, and seek for hi rness and justice where wrong and (]presmion prevailed. Thus united in our aows and objects, weahall conserve our best interests, elevate our noble State, to an enviable position among I her aster States, by the development 5 of her illimitable resources and secure t the full benefits of the mighty changes I in the history and condition of the e people and the country. Believing that there can be no true liberty without the supremacy of law, we shall urge a strict and nadiscrimi lsating administration of justice. TAXATION. We shall support the doctrine of an sequtable division of tazation among sfl clasaew a faithful collection of the revenues, eoonomy in the expendi tutes. conformably with the exigen **u ' of the 8tate or country and the 4ivehargo of every legitimate oblig-a EDUCATION. We hal estinthe carrying ou o the poionofthe act establishing oar common school system, and urge as a paramount duty the education of our yonth, as vitally connected Vtith their own enlight mont. and the macnr ity sand stability of a Republican Gov atbinent. F~IAL. 1W a generous, manly, indepeendent, sid judici~ous conduct, we shall strive to rescue our paper, from srn ephom 'rsl, and temporary exiatende, and ~abinh it upon a basis, that if we annot "command, " we shall st all vns" deserve s necees BANKS, THE FIEED!A!N'S SAIINGS AND TRUST COM[PANY Chartsred by the United Slt.te Oovernmeat, March, ?Iriewlj. owns, wasUInTeoW, a D. L. LA TON .. Actuary. BRANCI AT flW ORLBANSb LL. 114 Cmroadimta Dtrest. C, D. STLURTETAIIT, AI. .....oar..........6.gs, deshap POETRY. the [These imes, whose auther we know ti not, eadi ia much ef phicky, ind =te secular world wýe a mean't oe ONs the bad. Fortmastely for huinaatty thae bo is gia w1here, the Masoni lo hI which it n not pegmitted un $ a than when he is down. There, he who kicked ou a brother and a fellow for such a eanso, would hamneff, shortly, become the hilted me out of the fraternity.] sad What legions of "friends" always bless vs, of I When golden seccess lights our wayt .jl How they smile as they softly address ma, So cordibl, good-humored and Mp e But oh l when the se eo pospeityal Has set--then how quickly they frown, A' pry uet in tones of severity- gg "Kick the wan, don't you see he is down ," What though when you knew not a sorrow, Your heart w s as open as day, And your "friends" when they wanted to borrow, You'd oblige, and ne'er ask them to in ,"pay." pro What though not a soul you e'er slighted, Ge And you wandered about through the con tow H Your friends become very near sighted, And don't seem to see you when down. cel When you're "up" you are loudly exalted, Cc And traders all sing out your praise. Ju When you're down you have greatly de falted, And they really don't "fney your ways." Ju Your style was "tip-top" when you'd N< money, wi So sings every sucker and clown, But now 'tin exceedingly funny, Things are altered "because you are down." fol fri Oh, give me the heart that forever Is free from the world's selfsh rust, as And the Mason whose noble endeavor to Is to raise fallen man from the dust; hc And when in adversity's ocean on A victim is likely to drown, th All hail to Masonic devotion, Which lifts up a man when he's "down!' gc CIOICE SELECTIONS. so We copy the following corre- pt spondence to the Shreveport Repub- gi hliea, as a testimony of our recog- at nition of the writer's appreciation in of the "new thing under the sun." (En. Tx.1 tc it SHnRvxronr, June 28, 1871. C EIrITR RIP'BLIEAN: Wil you pleow allow me a brief space in your columns to notice la U the affair of yesterday-the examin '- ation and exhibition of the colored .l school taught by iS. H. Smothers, b I- Ern. tY To the writer of this article it a 'r was "a new thing under the sun," a A and was considered with especial interest a I shall not attempt to give the 0 ig progress or standing of this or that I It scholar, individually, for I know Q re not one, but only refer to the em ens phatic success of the school gen 1e orally. E Well, there was nothing unusual; r 1e there was no special exhibition of t r' brilliancy-not as much perhaps as is oftentimes seen in other schools i of white children, but the fact was C patent that the effort at education t in made by the teacher was eminently < 4< successful.' se To one who has spent much time 5-at teaching, the fitness of Mr. 8e mothers for his work was very I s pparent. In personal appearanoe and bearing, in intelligence and educational attainments, and in firm I and kind manner, he presents him- I Sself as a very suitable perspuito ofdirect and educate the young ehil tbdren of his race.4 ir- Of the scholars, they exhibited a iv very creditable profidieney in their studies--the more so considering the time which some had been at tending schooL Especially was this the case with several connece nd with the classes in arithmnetie. The we a Autiona ci questions in mentel all arithmetic were given , proaptly, __earrectly and in good .snguage. --" In short., without fasttery, the ex amination waa alike creditable to Sthe teacher and scholars. " The success of thisgschool at once suggests how much good can be done by the establishumset of scolt throughout the country. JI these people are to live here, their children grow up in our midit, participating . .in the prosperity, the adversity, lbs ey, work and improvement of oCr country, how much better for thems, Lhow much better foruas all, white and black, that they be eduatedt and prepared for'citimemahdp r. Never was a flner ield opale b o gr eat and good werk theatthis so t. Unee h~ving dikrgs of thkibol es syateam. Oa~whicuJdtrayetover the country, encourage the peop'e to take hold and establish schools, fact assist them in organizing and get- in v ting to wotk, and to secure comps- ads tent and worthy teachers, would lina accomplish sad amount of good shol be-ond estimation. hon The suncess and perpetuity of was our government and its institutions is g must depend upon the education yeaa and intelligence of the great masses wed of its citizens. May we not expect whu all good citizens to give encourage- tini ment to the thorough ednuation of was all classes. * V. at t hhETUU U 13 U. a L MANM, U enli Ns GEORGs n. A3omea. reti The first colored man that has 186 ever been permitted to be a lawyer net in North Carolina, or admitted to We practice in her State courts, is Hon. Jam Geo. L Mabson, of New Hanover pea county. Mr. Mabson graduated at a li Howard University in the class of feel 1871, and was examined and li- bui censed by the Judges of the Supreme apl Court of North Carolina, at Raleigh, con June 16, 1871, "to practice law in rae all the courts of the State." The ser Judges of the Supreme Court of 1 I North Carolina are all Southern cha white men, of moderate Republican be views, and it is well known that bar they tested young Mabson well be- W: fore they said yes. Many of his this friends thought he could not pass an( as these judges would require him to do; but, acting like true and wi honorable men to their calling, they sin only demanded of Mr. Mabson what Wi they did of white men-proof of De *,good moral character and sufficient lar knowledge of the law to justify their coc favorable action. All this Mr. Mab- me son had; and to-day the march of progress adds another star to her IT - galaxy-a colored man of respect- Fr ability and standing has a law office a in the city "down by the sea!" Fn When the reconstruction acts Fr took effect in this State, Gen. Joseph C. Abbott secured Mr. Mabson a position in Washington, with the understanding that he was to devo. .' his leisure hours to the study of 1 law; and now what a pleasure it must be to Gen. Abbot, who has lai been Mabson's benefactor these four m, years, to walk by the court-house th it and read that sign: "George L. Mab- hi son, Attorney and C(ounellor at Lair." dc al In politics Mr. Mabson has been, and is now, the recognized leader D ie of the colored people of the eastern at part of the State. In the very heat 5' ,w of battle, beginning at 1867 down lo s- to the present moment, he has been d n_ a bold, daring, and chivalrous inem- fo her of the a ivanced radical idea of a 4. reconstructing the insurgent States ~ of to their forfeited relationship with P as the Federal Goverment. While he " le is a bitter political foe, still he has ri as qualities that make him respected S a by his enemies. In manner he is tc ly dignified, and is recognized in this g State as one of the colored men of a ne a "high sense of honor; is a member b of the Baptist Church. and regarded tl Sas aman ofastrict morals and in- ii Lee tegrity. ~ad Last A~ugust he was elected to the 5 m lower house of the General As- ~ ii- semby, and from the date he wasa7 to sworn in till the close of the session 5 ti- he was the recognized lesder of the colored members. His speech on I La the illegality of the convention bill C eir was rated as first-class by the papers agof both parties in the State. at Ia Jaanary last he was almost' ras unanimnoUely elected President of Mc of the State Labor Bureau of North 'he Caroiina Since the death of the Ltsl lamented 8S nator *Galloway thu ly, coloe~d people of this State have1 looked upon. Mr. Mabeon as their cx- political leader. to 0neso tkePemnoaratie papers of Wninuigton - the 8er - noticing aee Mr. Mabson's admission to the bar, be says: setR **Te lrrtscaof orgeL& Mab isoearsn, the colored member from this snB eizifty.ia b nosst5.gislatsewbrp .ng has beein making apphalcaio for Ik M sse geiuste have at last our bee. seeeded with ~eu'ess He -,tu~~dbebore the Spremae Court hits nw) 35....iO abihiish oap th ted 17thiasLt; hjeuis s l whc as *iuab, Jastiies Peaso.. Beade, sib Dedm aned Wik.eeb * ips ima oto yurn~eluslwda all thaopertaof eal Uae-sen .jue.6a3sdue as nor sekhas a3q -. 'Taking into asa raMh a , arg fact that this is the fas inste..e am in which a eolbred men has been admitted to the bar gt Noath Care. - lina, it may not be amise to give a i short sketch of the ecai isnt of the tani honor. George Lawrmee Mabson les' was born in Wilmington, N. C., and is 95 years of age At the age of 8 this years he left his natua town and oug went to Boston, 4chuast s, sidh where he attended wool up to the m time of th breaki, out of the war. He then voluntes ed in the U. SL Army and served two years, at the expiration of which time he enlisted in the 5th Mainachusetts Z cavalry, in which he served until °P the close. of the war. In 1866 he &0 returned to North Carolina, and in offi 1868 began the study cf law. graid- vies nating at Howard University, UN Washington, D. C., in the class of January, 1871. In personal ap- M pearance he is what may be termed the a light mulatto, being about five a feet ten inches in height, slight an built and of rather prepossessing Ch appearance. In intelligence he can g compare favorably with any of his the race that have come under our ob- of I servation." Mr. Mabson's certificate of moral w character (which the law requires a be signed by three members of the M bar) was signed by the Hom. A. M, M Waddell, member of Congress from ple this district, Adam Empil, Eaq., te* and Griffith J. McRea, (the bio- on grapher of Judge fredell,) all of of whom are staunch Democrats: and since his sucoesa the entire bar of Wilmington, comprising thirty F Democratic and three Republican ahi lawyers, have extended him all the n 7 courtesies due from old to new ,wa members of the "legal profession." we What a glorious achievement! "From the auction-block to the ballot-box; ht From the whipping-poet to the nehool hoee; on From Slavery's degradation to Freedom's C1 reipwonulity; de From dark ignorance to Liberty's shining th light" New National Era. th n of T THf1E Wil WILL UVIERITAIII IT. M t I have received several letters C1 a lately from young ladies, reqitesting CM r me to write their compositions for Cl e them secretly for coming school ex- se r- hibitions; because "I could so easily to do it, and because they cannot." tb You unprincipled little witches ! m r Don't you know that, ten to one, you n will be detected, even should I as a sist you in this little game. Not w n long since a damsel copied an arti- tI n cle of mine from one of my books t 1. for this purpose, and had a prize tl )f awarded her for the same. Soon et ,8 after, I received a letter from the C ,h principal of the school inclosing this w ae "prize essay," and asking if it were ae really mine, as he had been informed. h ,d So you see that young lady came n is to speedy grief, besides unwittingly n is giving me an excellent advertise- h of ment. e er No, my dears. I fully sympa ad thize with you in your distractions a- in this dilemma, but this is not the way to help you out, of it. The th subjeot yon propose to me to write a- upon is abeurd, andlIdon't wonder 4 55 you are befogged. I advise you to ' in ask your teacher to allow you, in he stead, to describe some scene or in place you have visited, which you in could easily do: then write it out irs naturally, as if you were telling ii' to some friend, without any attempt at fie language. Also ask your teacher to allow you do atop waken I Syou get through, instead of exacting heso many lines,or pages when your heideas give out. That is the only howay that good "compositions" can ebe written, and I wish fervently all school-teachers knew it, and ceased bothqring poor young heads "to of make bricks without straw," or re 8 sort, in their distrem to the decep' ar' tipes you propose to me. "Composition day," it is true, in my school-days, was only a delight to me---Butryou should have seen Sthe idisotIwas i* srighmetic or al g abias,erthisteiwil dates ? aow I pinched the..irl meet ae to help He an i ndh gitWalny I re urt' smenbgend it Sa after yeersandsee the briee mygaiae nhrAe ideoMw~uy dear jeomg ladies don't EmtiU diUUonaSad because yeau w s of slow at "er~oiim" A lpary. imis itacst your fanlth ior half the than the sues i.go.1hbe -mjet Sg eoa to write about Your amght as well be asked to - write a di~sertstion -a the sFre 1s 40 mgliery. Then, though yoi gil msymot be "eoiposttson," it a be insomethiag~to as impor tant; so with this liteeonsolatlcnI leave yQu to wriggle out of yer dilemma the best wayy earn, with- ball out .An morever, I mwe think a tof sbooil-teachere or make it, as easily might be done, a delight, instead of a bore and cheat. per Fauur Fs ouast imIN mlriM u .r. There must be several new Bich- to ops elected at ournextOeneralo IC- H farenes. They will mU doubtless be cous chosen on account of fitness for the gag offioe, but will be pelected as well in vew of locality, and to meet new ex.gener in the Church, which may deniu.^.nd special consideration. Y1 Do not the peculiar relations of the derl Methodist kpiseopal Church and mot the people of African descent de- T m-nd such specal consideration? the and would not the interests of our inar Church, and the cane of Christ T generally, be greatly promoted by not the election of one or more Bishops taki of that race? apen Millions of Africo-Auiericanq who mal were inaccessible to ws ten years ago ere are now within the territories of the goo Methodist EpiseoptlChurch. How and most effectually to reach these peo- gla ple and to do them good is a mat= of v ter worthy of special attention, and doo one that cannot be lightly disposed --bj of. smc A multitude of these peopl have out already welcomed the "old Church," ( and rallied under her banners with ;in shouts of joy and gladness. Voter- t an preachers among them led the ads way, and adhered faithfully to us to 1 through evil as well as good report. the And their sons in the Gospel by cap hundreds are now ministering at mu our altars, and feeding the Sook of ~ Christ as his under-shepherds. They for deserve honorable recognition by a d S the General Conferenuc: ab Three rival denominationsof Me- for thodista dispute with us the posses- me of this field. They are "the African pn M. E. Church," the 'EZiQ A. I. .in Church," and the "Colored Ameri- qh can M. E. Church." Each of these thc r Churches have Bishops, whose pre- tw< sence and influence constantly an- do Y tagonize our Church, and provoke the objection to it that only white fa men can be Bishops among us. aE u Now, the Methodist Episcopal arc s Church actually leads the Protestant in it world by profeason and usage, as i- the representative of the unity of fu $ the races, and as the champion of mi , their equal rights, natural, civil and he n ecclesiastical. The interests of our a 1e Church are inseparably indentiled e, is with the triumph of this principle- ca e all rights for all men. And no ex 4 hibition of that principle would be hi mnore demonstrative of our sincerity d nor more powerful to develop Afri- o can manhood, than the fact that the r highest ecclesiastical dignity is - er esmsable to qualihed ministers of "s African descent. lie The unification of all colored g he American Methodist's would natur- j o aly and necessarily foliow such a c er great fact, because it would forever E to destro~y the only serious barrier to n- union. And th osun arent or devotion of an entire race, thust onmade welcome as brothers all, in >ut the "mother ehureb," would add an ' it elemen of moral powe, a mesa ipt sure of generous support to our sur inSanial interests, and a resistleas ten force to ou worl wide movements' in for saving men, which no Church mur has had sines the day of TPents nn Finally, judging fron the inka all ence of our example alrady upon sid other denominationsawbo have beeen "*o provcbed toholy mualationuby our re- labors inbelm lf of this peopls,*te ep- should further maccad in securing an ultimata universal recognition ot ,in the ecclesiastical equality of Chrte ght tisas of African desient. The ap men -~ato of the *rgual th at- stated to thO amrend ' rq wIlperity of our work i *e isip South, to themceases of thaxeib N-. ondst amcv.pl( darh, anbthe6 am-. advaoe..asto tae -ife o(Qcetia btre the wohos earth, nee not b stea. in defil. That islaft totb~mrser. os't kM the q..atipa as subualle inl 4, and pa~f~sellsn o elLuwbom it the apay eomeera.-.-L (1 Ethea, i 4o CArvgins ddia~stu uT. /i11 LCIL ainmuger aima nAmmN * With u one of the greatest ewk As to *yeo mne is the eattavbgaat tIhu em o m stiliaitiyoungwemems to a Sit bans, 'sides, assumiesmmes ieasehi- aSi meat salooasesic., patelt uPs. 108 for two persoen beiasnu&y arh ibis to esar living for oem, sad .pie saything beaus. ie.&. in NO 'p ws peet,.r Sia is not a wey An eastaon pssto women, e s tolisanduol sad It eosin so asaek l;d aTi this w co utry for a ybing to be at gag-d that many poor caes ee too prudent to attempt the luxury, and those who do venture otes wait LA 1 years striving to ave enough town dergp the exta expense of sltri mony. This is one of the great camie of the decresse in mariages, and the increase of bachelors and old maids. PR The social evil of "treating" is ianl not conined to young gentlemen taking their sweethearts out, and A. spending all the money they can make or borrow, to give them an evenings's' entertainment, and a good meal of substantiale, do tius and sweetmnets, with perhaps a glaus of wine to give it a relish, a. Clio of which is an insinuation that they an. do not have enough to eat at home - -but men who drink, chew or 5 smoke must suaer a heavy penalty out of pocket, or be called stingy. Germany sets us a good example - in all these things. In very rare cases would it be admissable there for a gentleman em* to pay fora lady's ticket to a Iv theatre or concert, or to pay for her - cup of coffee, ceake or ices, in a cafe, much lea to buy her dinner. It is purely an Americsa custom for a man to go into a aoo& after a drink of whisky, and standup at a bar to take it, in company with three, four, half a doseo or more men who happen to be there-some professional hangers on waiting for N. invitations to drink. Then the "have a eigar?" goes round; sad the man who pays the bill gets twenty cents worth for about two dollars. Perhaps two dollars which his family very much need, wisted on a sponging rabble whose friendship 1 are not gained by the proceed t ing. s so much not only for the dread & ful habit of drinking, but for the 1 miserable custom of a man who I has the money in his poket being I r called mean if he does not pay for every man's drink rho is within calling distance of the bar. In Germany every man pays for e his own drink; and aparty sitdown 7 at a table and chat together each g, i- over his own glass of lager, often a * passing half an hour in real social a ' enjoyment on an expenditure of a fthree enta piece. dWhisky is not a fashionable drink a there; indeed it was impossble to I r- fnd abottle of it for, sle in the a city of Leipsig, excepting a little er Scotch whisky Ia a very smell eel to lar kept by aquiet old dame. A drunken man staggering atouhheseesof a Ggrm~n1 acity is seldom seem. A German 'a spends his time at hishbmiausesand with his family; and 'when he amu Er seshimaelf, he takes his wife and shGarden concerts are the chief a resort through the summer; san in ,winter the orchestra movie into a Sheal and the crowdifollow. SFifteen omits wilipey 1sr a In. commerst of ostrals usess ad Speople who attend may be mar of *e Eding thim.ilvea in good ear gpsany, pr. the.e comeb rtse the ofdsily asur,~ of mot rsepectable 4 mel ae along their magpaper to ,a. eand Isseuseag inamian a*y tbswerset 4 ....k. maaIny (i chinmeng hemelike sees~ p ad 'wi tbesatmtyande~eammfraties a i& Isaesis4.gsga~sgla the fmiy I in chbMakas~ esimly ia. SbtesOrhon. 1O aiwu. N !M All b~mu. aolies. d alvu~lhm.e.t fo*qmeN~t1~y s ur le mab WY.iibas0mig~s* iedlu t su.wm JOHN a HOWARD. 28 SLa a dssVtm 26 Pmo~pI a~mlh~la glut to .hilbad= IndahNalc. c( SWUeS A. P. IFeta &Robert Dolte* Attorney & Couzaellois at Law., No 9. Comwmw~cid Plaw, IL Flomr. --o--~ HENRY&A.E.KDIBRLL. 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