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OFIce 114 CArO.DELET srEtrET, NEw OnRLrA LA. m.. 9. BROWI, Editor and Publisher, P. B. 8. PINCHBACK, Manager. OUR AGENTS. MISSISSIPPI : - Daniel E. Young, Greenville. LOUISIANA :-John A. Wasshington, Black Hawk, Concordia Parish; Hon. O. Y. Kelso, Alexandria; Antoine A Sterrett, Shreveport, A. C. Ruth, Carroll Parish. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA :-James A. D.Green. Washington City. ILLINOIS : -Lewis a White, Chicagn. KENTUCKY-Dr. R. A. Green. Louis. ville. O0 R CHOICE FOR PRESIDENT, 1872. U. S." GRANT. SUNDAY JULY 23 1871, Ma. Gao. E. Parns is our special agent, and is authorized to solicit subscriptions and receive payment of bills. GRnrrrno.--Amid the numerous embarrassments, discouragements and even failures which environ our editorial pathway, we are fre quently not only rescued from des pondency, but encouraged and in spited in our labors,by the candid,in telligent and spontaneous approval of our efforts tobe useful "in our day and generation." This is what comes to us from a prominent source in St Louis-"As an American Citizen and a friend! to progress, I feel a pride in ac knowledging my high appreciation of the important step you have taken toward the advancement of civilization and of human rights. and I am sure that your paper is destined to do much good, not only to those who have been so recently emancipated from a condition of barbarism, but also to those who love the dissemination of truth and right, through the medium of the PaRis. I wish you all the success that your noble mission deserves." The State Journal, of July 19, .. the manager of .our paper the ring compliment: ENATOR PIncnHtACK.---W feel id of the gentleman whose name .s this article. We honor him he noble sentiments uttered by upon the floor of the Press Con *.;ion, for his bold advocacy of the Republican party. Instead of be ing a partisan or a man or clique, Senator Pinchback is one among the many honest Republicans that can see defeat .if this strife of fac tion is continued; he is not the man to bow the knee for favor, he will do what he consiIers right under all circumstances, and he is a pow er in the State." Tar. Uniox REP~BLICAN PAJRTT of California, met in Convention in Sacramento recently and among the resolutions passed, the following with reierence to education shows, that our Republican brethren in that section of the Country are up to the mark in their estimate of the value of educaetion. coMYPusORv EDU cAToN. That the safety and per petuity of , blian institutions depend Ainly pon popular ednu cation and inelligence. We there fore approve and recommend a common school system that shall not only extend its benefits to all, but which shall be compulsory upon all, and we are inflexibly opposed to any application of the public school moneys with any reference to distinctions in religions creeds. MAaroA.o-On thor~ay evening last Mr. William Murrell led to the matrimonial altar Miss Louisiana Jones. The Ceremosy was per formed in the Bethel Church, on Roman street by Rev. Mr. Thomas, in the presence of an immense con coarse of friends who had a sembled to see the affair go of After the marriage the invited hfriends proceeded to the rmesidence of the brids parents irAlgier, where ample prevision for enttairament had been made. The iends all entered into the congesiad' tanem ments and semid oblivious of aught but mirth, till reminde4dby the chiming of the "ral hour," when tIey seiperated, wiahing all joy angd~ ee end prtpurity to the zaewly wedded pair. A UO IRABT. The grand rallying cry of the opponents ei Republicanism in this State is "oppressive taxation." By this shibboleth they hope to rally under one banner the remnant of 'Confederate patriots, Democrats of all "departures," sore-head Repab-1 licans, and the rag-tag and bob-tail of all political creeds now classed among the "outs," and opposing the State Administration. Opposi tion journals continuously ring the changes upon Radical corruption asi i manifested through the medium of the tax rolls; and in fact would be ,left without any effective text for their dolorous sermons could they not thus play upon the sensitive pocket-nerve of the public. But the people begin to see through the "little game" that as piring politicians are trying to palm off upon them. They recognize the fact that patriotic impulse is less the inspiring motive than an inor dinate hankering after the "loaves and fishes" of official station. The eloquent speeches of Gov. Warmoth, and other Republican orators, de livered throughout the State in the campaign of last year, proved beyond dispute that a major portion of the debt to pay the interest on which the taxes complained of are levied-was created by the Demo cracy, and especially by that dim tinguished body of old citizens com posing the Legislature of 1865-'66. The masses are not so blind, but they discover that no useful or practical results followed the crea tion of this bulk of the general bur den; while railroads and other vast and important improvements are ever-present monuments to the wisdom of the policy which increas i ed our taxation under the present Republican rule. They are not so dull, either, but they discern the stultification of our enemies, who dare not deny the vast benefits re sulting from these great enterprises, while they denounce the means by which they were secured. Com parative results of Democratic vs., IRepublican rule will be the test which our Radical Administration and its foes must indergo when the* sufl'rigans of Louisiana next as semble in judgment at the ballot-box -and we haie nothing to fear! We frankly admit, at the same, time that we thus fully endorse the general policy of our party and the results thereof, that there are many minor matters which require im pirovement. Individnal corruption, exceptional misfeasance in office and neglect of public trusts--things done which ought not to have been e done, others left undone which ought to have been done-are chargeable against every political party that ever existed as well as ours. The remedy for this, how ever, lies within the party; and the Republicans of Louisiana will vigor ously apply that remedy, at the first opportunity by cutting out the un worthy, root and branch. Of this we have already gratifying .as .surance. Therefore when the noisy * demagogues and discord-mongers Iwho have recently arisen from a r former defeat, are again groveling in the dust, the futnre of our party will shine gloriously indeed. While on the subject of taxation ra triling comparison with the con dition of our neighbors may give rise to some sober second thoughts and suggestive reflections. In the Boston Adiv'tiser,. of July S12, we find the annexed clipping: SThe assesor's books for the year s 1871 have just been completed, and - show the valuation of Gloucester to b be $2,982,839, an increase over last year of $212,161. The total amount t o be eassesed this year is $160,177. The numbqr of polls is 3494, an in - crease of 390 over last year. Here it will he nseen that a thrifty I little fishing town, in the well gov erned State of Massachuesette, wlhere assessments are based upon the ful i lest values of property, a tax of up c wards of fivre per cent is levied-a Scent and a half on the dollar more than the people of New Orleans pay, where assessments are notorionusly under actual values. And yet the GIOloucesterians are happy I The Coltax Guards had a numer I oaus and enthusistic gathering at National Hall on last Wednesday -night. Meers. Pinchbackand J. SSells Martin made effective apeacIhe connselling harmony and nity, in astead of strife and disnsion. Tle .f.oowinsncant resolutiou was fintro ed by c oy. Wo. W rst and uanaimoasly adopted. SBeohd, That any speaker whose iends to promote division ry to the plty at large, anad i i of/ party ait, ysd in evg e where attrm at "aeead divi I sion m-e-, t peaer wll not hbe *wsad to aad 3p , b.s.a. . It is becoming a fashion among asme RIepblicass to other Republicans as lacking in devotion "to the interests of colored people. These complaints, made mainly by white men, phow that those who make them concede, t&e importsh claims which colored people have upon our party, and yet a compari son as to then umber of colored men employed respectively by the State Administration, andby those oppos i ed to it, gives a splendid ethibit in favor of Gov. Warmoth. When it comes to the imnportasee of the po sitions conferred there is scarcely any room for comparison, ina much as the Customhouse, Poet Office and United States Marshal's ofice all combined do not furnish an instance of but one colored man who reaches the salary of even $150 per month and he though he is a State Senator, is kept in the posi tion of under storekeeper, while white men of less influence are either put over his head or fel with a greater quantity of "pap." There are many worthy colored men in the Customhouse, men who not only deserve their positions as good Republicans, but who from their social positions, their political influence and official standing de serve beter pay and greater recog nition than they have received yet at the hands of these watchers over negro advancement. We are told that the contrast in Gov. Warmoth's favor has been produced by his aspiration for a re-nomination for Governor. Now until we can analyse a man's con science, we refuse to speculate about his motives. His motives may be good or they may be bad. but s journalists our business is with facts. Y hat has been done, is the question our readers ask, and it is our duty to answer them; and we say this has been done: 1st. Whenever the Governor is in town he consults with colored men both as to what he and they with other advisers may consider the best interests of the State. 2nd. He does not perch him .self upon the Rocky Moqntains and plume his feathers as the original American esgle, and scream to smaller birds not to approach near er to him than the valley of the Misisissippi. Gov. Warmoth sends for the nman he thinks can help him, and goes to them If they can not come. Whether he understands human nature better than his opponents, whether he has more political as gaoity or whether he does the things con amnore is no affair of ours. The simple fact is he does them, and we express ourselves bet ter satisfied with these facts, than with a state of things which has not called a colored man to one first class position in any Federal De .1 partment. We do not blame the ,National Administration for this state of things, though were they to r know of it, they would doubtless be 'profited by the knowledge, brit Swe say that in view of this state of Sthings, those who are drawing com parisons against colored men had SbeIbr remember the aphorism that "comparisons are odious." NEW PAPER. - Another rein I forcement to the ranks of Republi ' can Journals in the State has just sappeared in the field. The Ibercille News published in the town of Pla r quemine, Iberville parish, nade ita firet appearance July 11. It is owned by C. E. Hatetead and edit. ed by himself and G. B. Loud Esq. The first article announces that "in politics we shall maintain in all their integrity, the principles of the Republican Party, claiming and conceding the broadest latitude of difference of opinion, we shall treat with respectful deference all those who shall hold opposing views And while we shall have no ex pressed opinion uponthe controver sies of opposing ereeds--commit ing ourselves to this line of policy we regard ourselves "independent in everything, and neulral in lotaing.": And while we take the broad plat - form of the Republican Party for t our guide, and bend the knee to no Sman or set of men, holding devo *tion to party above man-worship, we nhemsitatiuigly declare Henry C. War ntoth, our first choice fr imet SGovernor of Louisiaas, and that soldisr'ehtsasmun, U.S. Grat ear Sre choils r aext Prseidentof the 'Utited itt~te. d sth r.-The compliment pail the Editor and the ianegr o the SLocarupni by that 4.1 ofd sr e ia4ser en Friday anght is hereb 5cb edged. They dieomre : dret umee to as. We we. U gh ter e the party of Louisiana, are A to the lamentably disastrous conmequences which threaten to overtake us, if promi - . $iA1easa ea jnor party .60 permitted to continue their wrang lig and contentionsa The prime L isthe by triPes o, Beers niss are hot yet so wel grafted Wp r eplar mind of this State, that wgan t "artIes s of the results of party disensiuon, or that we can care nothing as to the dam of mea.Who pa inp bp r intare obtain control of the affairs of the State, and to a v*a extent influence the position and the des tiny of our race. The Republican idea and laterpretatign of "Equal Rights before the law" find, and only can and pude ezisti*gircump tances, response ad sympathy in the minds of men "likeminded as ourselve " T~e are the ri , and these alone, that we are coeqpled by very consideration to sustain and support. Democracy, nor any thing looking towards it, or that in cidentally promotes its interests, can have "no part nor lot with us." It is equally clear that no bolting, no merely disorganizing confedera tion can find favor or toleration with us. Our situation is still too tritical to admit of division or, coquetting or speculation. We must stand compact and irm to our prineiples, and we must stand equally steadfast to the men of our party who represent, and who elu cidate nd' carry out those prin ciples. We ate thetetore glad to em that indfation. are developing them selves "here and there" already, of an earnest deire for, and a deter mination to insist on, the essation of the preeent hoetility and dissen sions in the midst of'our party. We cannot afford to be divided in the field, in the face of an organized, powerful, relentless and unscrupu lous political antagonist. The sole source of our strength is in our "Umtzoa" and "all our weakness is in discord." And we here chime in with the behests of mu runsog and counsel the cultivation of a better feeling. Our "old time" foes fully compre hending the truth of this are every where applauding strife, and gloat ing over the prospect of success it will afford them; to slide into power between the breach, when it gets wide enough. This must not be. The grand achievements of the past, the realities of the present, and the glorious hopes for the future must not be buried in the ignoble grave of.a suicide. We call on the wis dom, the patriotism, and the devo tion of our leaders to appreciate the wishes of the masses, to comprehend our danger, to sympathize in our fears, and t arve as a well from the necessity of casting about for new leaders, as from becoming the victims in a strife ua dangerous asuit is unnecessary. ANOTHER CHAMPION. A new Republican orator has made his debut, and one of unusual promise. At the meeting of the Crescent City Republican Club, on Wednesday evening, Mr. Li6nel Adams, son of CoL Lucien Adams, was called to the rostrum, and in eloquent and foreiib terms defend ed Gov. Warmoth and the Repub lietn administration of Louisiana. We regret not having space for the sapeech entire-a synopsis would be unfairto the orator. We make roomn, however, for one paragraph. After eomparing the present prospereus condition of Louisiana with the listremas and ruin which seemed almost univer sal when the Repablican party as sumedl the reins of Government, and aseribing a due meed of praise for the happy change to the Chief Executive, the speaker said: SuBach. has been the conduct of Gov. Warmoth from thecominence ment of his administration until the present time; such as been the ir reproachable character of a policy. we have snpported and defenfled in thei s And, if it hue been so moderate d o pitio; if it has been paeespaied by noble darin, ot h alor and S . thrpe e lf-eacriflee; if it re storsd Louisian to her former po sitMon amg thm Stat.m of h Uniom, let gathu aruad him hie fr lds the ; let asems4o l ;iinilr oi cur mucir ,. sad mPr -euppo4 i Sn ionel Adsins is a geradste of tesH Sbool of tlis city, sad eslo r pris his iehb p )'t as at present propeing hg a . hinta briiant e :afr.e. The young emnadn received a auiimoseale s4 mks from the meeting. A "QUESTION OF INFORMA TION." If the afeniIeR, otiedbiiga tions of any sort of journalism, de manded that an editor should be reedy to answers;the impetinent queries of every gosip who lives and thrives on the utterancem of "Rumor," we might be induced for once to submit to the code, and in form the Guard on the subject on which it pants so much for enlight enment. But it does not, and the questioner mstk stand on his Ouard, while wt in tuan rise and ask him if he knows the wifter of that mana script that was add out of the office of the Citizena' Guard, and who sold it? Tell us ns, and we will tell you TarT. THE NEW DEPARTURE AN OLD DODGE. There are continual indications of the unholy purposes of the 'new departure" wing of the democratic party. Their pretended seesptance of the situation which would have remained their master, even in case of winning, as thoroughly as it is now, is but. a bungling way of making a virtue of neemsity. The fact is that the Democracy puts a far higher estimate upon its effort to divide Republicanism, that it does upon this new plan to unite Democrats. The logic of events has overthrown every theory, and disproved every argument of the Buchanan Demoemcy, and the ex igencies of national unity ad .pros perity forbid their revival. The leading ,ideas of the party and the leading men are compliments of each other. In what may be called the old wing, anti-recoustraetion is the idea and Hoffman is its prophet, in the so called new wing, the mantle of Vallandigham will doubtless fall upon George H. Pendleton with the acceptance of Republican revel ation as the orthodox faith of what may be styled the latter-day demo cracy. But both men and ideas are untrustworthy. It has been provedt by the past dealings of the Democracy in the cases of political converts that such persons ought to be kept a long time on proba tion. Any party rune a great risk when for any cause, it attempts to adopt the principles of its opponent, but perhaps, it runs even a greater risk, when under any considerations whatever a victorius 'party shares power with its defeated opponents. The Republicanas can no more re ceive these new departure men, and trust them with the positions their talents would command than an or thodox minister could trut his pul pit to a newly converted insdel. We trust that Republicans will be wary, not only in their own ut terances but in listening to those of others when they tend towards this purposed unholy alliance. The honest Democrats havy no idea of making a departure, the dishonest ones will only pretend to do so, for the purpose of dividing theRepnbli can ranks, sad consolidating their own. Ifwe are to win in the next election we will do it in but one way-by holding on to our tried principles and our own true men. If we are to lose a many, colored banner and a heterogunions srmy, will add shame to the disaster of defeat and dishonor to mortificea tion. ali' The "nltimatum" of the Citizewns' Ouard is before us. We aver that we do not know whether the Editor of the paper is as able as he lands himelf to be, but the question of ability to edit a paper and of ability (or power) to control the tone of it, are two very dffer eot things We do know oe thing and that is that the ,Guard inter preter is admirable in pervrting any statement. Like "the Editor" we are willing to quit.the disgre abletheme, but if he thinks that we sp playing any game of "bluff," let himrenew and persist in the course we have in the une of tie colored peolje of the Republican Party of Louisiana protested against and we will show who "will b.&md ealpto th emergency." Sons or Ham.-An oerganiation has been formeW in Arkansas a lled "The S o Ham." Tmhe weakly &Bqpiims speaks o iit pomeei g a "medberious ebmeler, that its alag see PQssly beasolt, bad that merirL at paoitisit prpes enothimgbd wliM L Birny me Mging -m is thin mdoutiom ilrteo at h iYe $ . fk We of Hon Stephen S. Fish, State Sen ator, at his fathers residenee in New York on July 8. We Copy the following notice from the Rie pudican'as, extract from the Palmyro Courier. Mr. Fish for a number of years had been a resident of New Orleans, and at the time of his death was a member of the State Senate of Loui siana Dring the bitter political feeling of 18 between the ad herents of Governor Wells and the reconstruction conwetion, he was a member of that convention, and an ardent supporter of the Union canse. The spirit of rebellion that had for a time been kept in abeyance by military rule, gathered strength by the acts of President Ionsng and culminated in the terrible raid on the Free State Convention on the night of July 80, and the massacre that followed. In that wild night,- when a re vengeful and infuriated mob howled around the building wherethis band of freemen had assembled, Stephen S. Fish was wounded by a pistol ball that lodged in or near hislungs, and was the subsequent cause of his death. He came to Marion in October last, was married to Miss Josephine G. Eddy, and returned to New Or leans. In March, his health began to fail rapidly, and he eme home to die amid the vernal bloom of his childhood's home, beside the blue waters of Ontario. He was aecom d by his wife and. brother, ton B. Fish, arriving about three weeks prior to his death. His funeral to plce at the Baptist church, at Wlliamson, on Monday. A large concourse of citizens were present to pay the last sad tribute of respect to the noble dead. ---_ .- .. -/,- eIt CSIIISPSDIBICL LETTER FROM A LOULTIA& A COLORED LADY. WHAT SBE THINER OF TMH TM1 --64 ID FEELING FnOR TIE WIOCL s iptUL TENDENU' CONWAY AND STODDARD HOW Gov. WARMoTH IS REGARDED, BY THE COLORED POIDPI.-TUE COLORED PEOPLE NOT PRUF3IT NOUOH---TU7IT OOeGT TO OWN LAND--RAUCC.EtP TO THE "I.OUISIANIAN." TanonDArx, Leomces Parma, La., July 18th, 1871. Editor Louisianian: Mn. EDrron-Yourexcellent jour nal comes to this place regularly, and is always more welcome than any other, on account of its out spoken sentiments for the rights of a long down-trodden class, many of whom even now, after living six years in the blaze of freedom, are unable to appreciate their situations and realize that the government gives them perfect equality in the eyes of the law. But the ball rolls on. The intel lect is daily becoming awakened, and as a body, we are marching to ward the higher plane of civiliza tion. It is true we are poor as yet, but we are gaining the upper hand of poverty by our industry, and as we advance in education, we become more economical, and this is what we need, especially, a better know ledge bow to practiee economy. Our educational interests are well looked after by Hon. E. S. Stoddard and we enjoy what many other par ishes lack; viz, good echools and teachers who are fully competent to teach school. As a commquence, our people are feeling very thanlk ful to both Mesr S8toddard and Conway, and wish them a happy and successful future. The Democrats and bol~ers of last year ~hre all come out heavily against Governor Warmoth. The eingular coineidence of our old time rebels locking arms with the pretended Republicans has had the effect of making our peopte mapi cious of them both: for we are too lately out of the swamp to forget that what "old master" says always happens just to the contrary, and that when "old master" is down on any one, that the one who is so bed in his eyesis pretty ure to bee ne of our frisends. For this reason we have cause to look upon Governor Warmoth as our friend, and the moere Deonoerat asee him, the more certain we fel that he will be the meesmfdul sader of the Republican party i 1872; sad we hope to me (G3oveor War moth and all stanch BepebSans, standing together as champions for equal righ and juie to all. I think somaimesit ou pipe would only lear prudeme and praetes it, that we shouldgst richsa., than my other body at people a the Bepblis. Bt, as yoq obupr u in thatweld written artile akia. tmrngsam, weepend moaeyt I for d ,re a4ti"ss. Weorto, t buy land, and owp hoem instead The oiea e petgihm ow'1 Umty 'od" i t she he not as yt ecssa.ae.atoythpir 4 ownh Lrms. h eet mes Itlhp- A shkqig uPwiligt sb masy lad to our people for fear of solethib to be said by the caste of ancient prejudice, and who have nev-r bee willing to acknowledge our equality except after (lark. When the time comes that we own and work our own tields, thi, feeling against shode will be fairly wiped out by the feelings of inter", and we can not believe that the time is far distant. In concluding my long letter let me assure you of the LosrasAxs, of our entire appreciation of your ef-. forts in our behalf, and we hope your issue before the next campaign' will reach 10,000: for if ever any race needed their faults exposed and advice given it is ours, and nothing comes so near what we need as the LormimrstArs. We say to you go on in your work-see to it that our people are educated and when you need the magic ballot in the next election, you may depend upon Iafourche Parish to be a unit for the straight out-Republican Party, led by Governor Warmoth. Very truly yours, M*TTIE. OH! OH!! OH!!! Do the Republicans of thib State want a new sensation ? If so, there is one appended, and if it does not knock them off their centre of gra vity, their equilibrium may be set down as pedeet: MAnRZs.LE. Avoyelle I'arish. º July 16th. In71. Dzaa LOVw ANr : The Republicans of A voyelle, have held their election for delegates to the State Convention. in New Or leans next August, and as we all expected, we elected Heon. L. J. Souer and Charles F. Huesman, Es. You will learn these facts from the credentials which I suppose will h. printed in the city, and that is not what I want to write about there fore. I want to inform the Repub lican party of a low, mean dodge which was tried on us. The Sheriff of this parish and his deputies want to have everything their own way, and because they can't get it, are trying to get up a "bolt" from the regular party or ganization. They have been show ing around, to cause a split, a letter signed with the name of S. B. Pack ard, and saying' it is in behalf of the State Central Committee. It says the Tammany Hall Democrats have sent secret agents through this State to break up our party, and that Mr. Souer is one of them. It ,. as ,,n famous lie.' Every Republican in Avoyelles knows that Mr. Souer id as good a Republican as any man in the State Central Committee, and they trust him, too, which is a good deal more than they do of some who set themselves up for our leaders. Decent Republicans in Avoyelles, Mr. Editor, know who are dissen tionists, and we will give them no quarter. Please print this to let our people in other parishes find out the trick. Yours Truly, AVOYELLES. BrL.ex, Jriv 19th 1871. ,Da LoruaAmsl: I can symathize witn your"can't get aways" Ao are pendedup in the city amid the heat and dust, attend ant on city life during summer, be eamnse I "know how it is" myself. For after living in Mobile for awhile battling against the many prejudices that a colored man has to, let him come to Biloxi where everything is free and convenient; where you can make yourself at your ease, go when and where you please, where everybody seems as one fatmily and of one mind. We bathe at all hours of the day; we fish in an open boat upon the briny waters of overy high tide, commencing before sun risem until 8 o'clock A. M., catching yours own breakfast in the shape of croakers, silver and speckled trout, pompanoes and various other ish; occasionally hooking a .at, which we spmurn andi return to the waters from whence it came In the meantime the ladi's of oar party (without whom there eould be no durable pleasure1 are on the wharf catching crabs which are abundant here. I would have liked mnch to send you a dozen (,r two; but believing you to be a, mclh engaged in your double duty as editor and politician, that you would not be able to enjoy them, we made away with them as best we coukl. Oysters at forty-cents a hLndred frmesh from the lake, and ulty oh! it makes my month watar to krdMabout it. We alsohave sa ristydlf fruitwhich are quite chep a weflas good. New Or eans s well r..amu d hu e we hav theauiof Hou. H.. Ingr5 haml mid J. W. Quinn with othe of sr note Among th9 litter In r es7 musid whul