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i } t t r . , an.ition staie
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.i....ntn , the p,.oithn in the itterx
.: t . , w,- sall .vonceive toe rl their
. ,.ardd that itneh infor
ln . . , . en.o rag. mnm , i,
S..fl :OltiC lp t hav beiti en lost, inl
. . 1y. it the lark of a mne.dium.
.... i chl , th.t .1 ei tiencd ies l fight
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t . ad jnt... , i.' w -. hher e rong an
* , , .ilerti, " le:/.t,; ou. . n,'l,'e
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. .t .. S ta \ i. i t thhe ' h\tl Sopnt
i,. t al ittCl t I. l ' n t P in . andt t c r lae,
I U I:; 1. ""1nt :. : t 1.e 1igit1" ctrb1nge,
it.. in inal, 4. 1 li. t i tu t ltdti, l1on tiI ho -
ur atndilt ,, trts, sr. " I' '_ th"h mnerit
Deairoui of nayih;ng anivwiti«',, of
, r|literating the memiory of the bitter
·r ,t.ot promoting harmony and snion
tm, *.g allI. clametni t n itetwee n all in
wI we sha ll d votatle the removal
;.11 political disabilities, foster kind
J, a~:d torbearance, whrUetion of the
a~d :tlostIment reitdi, the exigek for
rt"ni- and justi.o where wrong and
-".': lon (prevailed. Thnus united in
s ..,, and bhje.ct. w- shall conserve
.-t iL lteres. lt tlve e o1rryai " noble
`".,. 1 ...1n the 'i ntl,l e poe sition amonog
ý: wtr ,iate. 1.v the development
Il , itale .Ileall rt Yte, land serge
S:I;i I·ril. ;i tt of the ightychange of
. t :h lh ...i and ecnnditiu of the
* I l nd th e .)eu-try.
i.. , t, there calln he no true
..il. i-t 'atiJ n of juestince, . n
*tth,.l i upin a bl , the dtrine o an
. faitcul cUetion oh f the
O N LAO , inE the exEOUnd
"' hs ly ith tha e opexigp cn
'.. , a,.Nd their ntry ad theom
"l O,.ol systLunchillm, and iured
" I to2p, .t.
]dto 12 P, M. Lunch will be sare.
Nothing at all in the paper to-da !
Only a murder omewhere'or other,
That nobody thinks is out of the way, -
Only a man killing his brother;
Or a drunken husband beating a wife,
With the nelghbors lying awake to
Scaice aware he has taken a lile,
Till in at the window the dawn-rays
glisten: -
But that is all in the regular way
There's nothing at all in the paper to-day.
Nothing at all in the papr to-day!
To be sure there'i a woman died of
Fell down in the stretA -as  many may
In this very prosperotas Christian nation:
Or two young girls, with some inward
Maddened, have plunged in th.: inky
Or a father has learnel that his ons a
thief -
)r a nlother bLe-eU ih. hit lf one ir htIer
da ughter :
Tlhing that occur in the regular way
There's nothing at all in the pap r to-day.
.There's nothing at all in the paper to-day
Unless you (t ar. abmiut thing; in the
IHow reat rich rcn.eu-', inr Itheir crimps
waust pa~
(I t.iougIh all genulity Ciri Out. t a
Lnk- the .la ."u t lhop-lbo3 that c'-.h till
Thent-.' a cet s, to day, i I al inr.t for
T hne In tl ll ". ,-i. .t',- tiln 'I led'
To pay sotei mniewy he. llst in lettintg..
But theren nothing in this thatt'- out t
the way
There's nothing at all in the pap.r t, -ty.
Nothing at all ill thel papl-.r t.-l-d.
But the hirthe ittaI batnkrtulptci,., detln-,
and marria" ;.
Butt life s ' clnte in the old sunl .yv,
With Virtte hnuging. and Vice in -t
And kindly heartu arendi n-tin. gowns.
And wicked brearts uniner hodd.-n sray:
For goodnees belongs not only to clowns.
And o'er others than lordl- ,n-as sin hear
But what do I rad?--- "Drownted wraek
ed ! Isid I .a
There waseu;n:a._ at all in the apa er
to-dy ?
Publis Edutcatlotn.
Everybody praise ani intelligent
community becatnue education is re
garded as pnhlic benefactor. The
hopeful immigrant fit-t wviRheS to
know the educnational facilities of
his newly chosen location. This is
all natural, for thle lessings of edi
cation are not easily over-estimated.
It blesses the innocent youth in im
planting in the heart the germs of
progress, thought and development.
It inspires the young man to hope
fuil exertion, knowing that the
highest. achievements of life are
gained by development of head and
Education lessens crime and pro
motes virt ue, and only by its benign
influence may the responsibilities of
life be fully understood or its re
quirements fulfilled. Especially is
it the duty of the American citizen,
not only to s.e that himself nand
children are educated, but that its
blessings are extended to all alike.
Man is, sby Providential design, a
delpendent being, and he cannot
cheat others wthont cheating him
self. He may, through a philosophy
of pure'selfishness, imagine he can
enjoy the good things of life and
withhold them from others, but
this is wrong and vain, and will tell
somewhere. If he chooses to leave
all aromtld him in ignomence and
darkness, he entails the curse of an
ignorant community upon his pos
terity. His children mnst build
penitentiaries and jails, snpport
paupers and make laws to prevent
crimes which the parental head, by
a wise course, might have done
much~o avert. Whoever is pursu
ing this policy is not studyingwise
ly the intereats ofjhose who are to
come after him and esanot eseape
censure. More everely wold we
censure him, Who, having the op
pl)ortunities, neglects to improve
them in educating his own postuerity.
No one has the moral rightto let
his childrqepgrow up in soeiley ig
lorsat idle and vicioum D4a an
ipoitioU apoa neighbors, oa~ppu
nities and especially upou the prain
dples of free govermemt, A Ire
under solemn obligatiom to som
tribte to the public good undt-thi
cannot be done by negbott
of the means whihe , es..
sential elements of a good eitis.
The parent who permits his on to
grow up idle, ignoraut mud rtioa
is doing a publie wrng, bothto
society and goveramast sad should
be held responsible.
Feeling ,that there is great used
of the eetabliment of sboelsl for
all, for the blmsing of all in our
land, we cannot close this article
without alluding more practically
to ihe eJbject. It is easy enough
to spout, "Hurrah for Edaestion,"
but let as remember spouting is not
doing. We hope to be corrected if
we are wrong when we say that, ap
to date, the free school system of
this State, ontaide of New Orleansn
is an absolute failure. The system
has not enough life and permanency
to attract the intelligent, aspiring
teacher, and where have we a soli
tarv linilding in which to place him?
We have a copious school law, but
what has it accomplished or whom
has it blessed ? Laws, to be made
eftectnal, must be administered, and
he whose duty it is should do it in
a spirit to aecomplish the design
for which the law was made. If
we have schooi'ofllcers, filling posi
tions because they have nothing
els:,, let them in candor execute the
law or resign.
Little lesl machinery until there
is more for the machinery to do!
Fewer salaried officers until there
is more work for them!
V hat have District Superinten
dents done, or what can they do?
If the free school system of this
State is to be a snocess, it-mnst be
taken well in hand, by men who
moan to do something, or thewhole
thing will fall to the ground and
bring all connected with it into dis
rpnute .and contempt.,
Sh rsreport iuepn coo.
thilwer eloquently says: 'I cannot
believe that earth is man's abiding
piwe. It cannot be that our life is
cast up by the ocean of eternity to
float a moment upon its waves and
to sink into nothing less! Else,
why is it that the glorious aspira
tions which leap like angela.from
the temple of our hearts, are forever
wandering about unsatisfied? Why
is it that the rainbow and clouds
come over us with a beauty that is
not of earth, and then pass of and
leave us to muse upon their faded
loveliness? Why is it that the stars,
who hold their festival around the
midnight throne, are set above the
grasp of our limited faculties, for
ever mocking us with their unap
proachable glory? And, finally,
why is it that forms of human
beauty are presented to our view
and then taken from us, leaving the
thousand streams of our affections
to flow back in Alpine torrents upon
our hearts ? We are born for a
higher' destiny than that of earth.
There is a realm where the rainbow
never fades; where the stars will
spread before us like islands that
slumber on the ocean; and where
the beings that pas before s like
shadows, will stay in our presmesc
The following bit of good advice
is from the Working Mlni, and is
worthy the attention of all our
"Lay it down as a foundation rule,
that you will be faithfunl in that
which is least." Pick up the loose
nails, bits of twine, clean wrapping
paper, and put them in their places.
Be ready to throew in an odd half-i
hour or honr's time, when it will be
an accemmodatima, and dont seem
to make merit of it. Do it heartily.
Though at a word be mid, be mre
your employer will make a note of
it. Make yorself inadiipr aible to
him,ad he will lee miaJ of the
opposite kind befor he will part
with you.
These young men who watch the
time to see the very se~od'their
working hour is qp-who lea, no
estoinlat thesoulalahp
slight their yet set a
puoo d--wtis sri <hair e
the pufeet man, ad abholl, the
Belle's l etter-Loylehr!
A Torrent of Words-Terse on
a '"Rushing stream." -
Regular Line of Decent-The
descent to the grave.
This is agoodtime to collect un
tograph-of yaour mreditoea
Two thing yes ashould act br
row-Trouble aId newspaper.
A Cincinnati doctor dsing the
sweet, sagge tive name of Walking
What is that which no one wish
es to have and no one wishes to lose
--A bald-head.
'"I have very little respect for the
ties of this world," as the chap said
when the rope was put around his
Briny--Young women a/ten keep
their lovers by tears. vYes," aeys
Grumwig, "love,' like beef, is preser
ved by brine.
Ice Out.- -Of course the ice-cart
drivers are perfectly blind to the in
terests of customers when they put
their ive (eyes) out.
Old George Holland, the recently
deceased actor, once, when confined
to his bed and unable to put his
feet to the ground, being told by a
friend that his dignified indisposi
tion was the laugh of the green
room, replied: "Though I love to
laugh and make others laugh, yet T
would much rather they would
make a s/ln,.d;Jn joke."
"Was it your eldest daughter,
madame, that was bitten by a mon
key ?" - "No, sir, it was my young
est. My eldest daughter had a
worse misfortune; she maVied a
or ruT
Wiate ' Loau Islan, .
-- -'--- -
No. 99.
An Act
Relative to vagrants in the parish
of Orleans and city of New Or
leans, and repealing an at en
titled "An Act relative tg vagrants
in the Metropolitan District," ap
proved March 6, 1869. *
Section 1. Be it enacted by the
Senate and House of Representa
tives of the State of Louisiana in
General Asseably convened, That
all idle persons [*hoj not having
visible means to maintain themselves
live without employmen.; all per
sons wandering abroad, and lodging
in taverns, groceries, beer houses,
outhouses, market places, sheds, or
barns, or in the open air, and not
giving a good account of themselves;
all persons wandering abroad and
begging, or who go about from door
to door, or place themselves in the
streets, highways, passages, or other
publie places, to beg or receive almR
shall be deemed vagrants.
See. 2. Be it further enacted, etc.,
That it shall be the duty .t any
herW e Pa oliesa om~ or
other peace ofoser, wheneveer re
quired by anypas to carry sueh
vagrant before the Boari o4Jetro
politma Police, oar am cmmminuujper
of the aid:k b id o Metroep an
Police, ae wmh plsc to be desie
ted by the said board to be exa~in
ed, whether or at there is sui
c~ie.t gr edabrs arret. If the
arrest is improper and net justlged,
the prisoner shall be released ad
mseatt liberty immediately. after
abriet and mummary en~xmiaa'o
which shall take place wrhin twda
ty-lour hours from mesh Mre
Samimys a. eidad ay ..in.d.4d
it appears ti ,e s e ws made.
em sdilent gromds, it 1habe the
aduty otraid atd ~-ot sad ee.s
moon a s AeM boar4r
y the oppfession of the offede,
or by competent testimony, that anch
pesan is a vagrant within the des
o~ipiou aforesaid, he shall make up
and sign a record of conviction
theeo, which shall be filed in the
okee of the Board of Metropolitan
Police. And said justice or record
er aU isue Ia warrant to commit
such vagrant to the Workhouse of
the eity for any time not exceeding
six months. there to be kept at hard
labor; or if such vagrant be a proper
object of charity, to some place of
refuge to be provided by the Com
mon Council of the ciiy of New Or
leans. The cost for maintaining
said vagrants, arrested on the right
btk of the Mississippi river, shall
be charged to the police jury of the
right bank of the parish of Orleans.
reimbursed by them to the city of
New Orleans. -
Sec. 4. Be it further enacted, etc.,
That if any child shall be found
begging for alms, or soliciting chari
ty from door to door, or in any
street, highway or public place, such
child shall be deemed a vagrant,
and any recorder or justice of the
peace, in the city of Now Orleans
or pariah of Orleans, shall commit
him or her to such place of refuge
as may be provided by the city ol
parochial authorities, and the child
shall be there detained, kept, em
ployed and instructed in such use
I1l labor as he or she shall be able
to perform until discharged there
Sec. 6. Be it further enacted, etc.,
That all vagrants, apprehended with
any picklock or other instrument,
with the prolmble intention to felo
niously break in and enter any
dwelling house, shop, store, ottffice,
church, courthonuse, ounthouse ap
purtenant to a .lwelling house, yard
or garden or with probable intent
to steal or commit any crime or
felony, shall be sent before the first
district court for the parish of Or
leans, and, upon c nviction by the
verdict of a .jury, l be punished
with imprisonment, with or without
hard labor, for a period not exceed
ing two years.
Sec. 6. Beit further enacted, eta,
That any person arrested under the
provisions of this act, shall have the
right to a trial by jury before the
First Disirict Court for the parish
of Orleans; provided, such right is
claimed before sentence by the re
corder., or justice of the peace of
the city of New Orleans, or parish
of Orleans, before whom the exami
nation shall take place; and it shall
be the duty ol said recorder or
justice of the peace to commit the
prisoner to the First District Court
for the parish of Orleans, to be tried
by jury; and upon conviction, all
vagrants or persons who do not
belong to that class described in,
and to be furnished [punishedj by
section tive of this act, shall be pnn
ished with imprisonment in the
workhouse of the city of New Or
leans for the period not exceeding
on year; and, if such vagrant be a
!rogter object of charity, he shall
be sent to some place of refuge, to
be provided for by the. Common
Council of New Orleans.
Se.7. Be it further enacted, etc.,
Lat all persons condemned and
gentenced by virtue of this act,
without verdict of jury, may be re
leased by the Boardl of Metropoli
li.Polee, in the following cases
First-If the vagrant bilongs to1
spy other parish of the State, and
rthe police jury or any municipal
corporation of said plish recom
apeads his release.
S.e.iad--If he iis from any other
Alph if his release is recommended
sad elimed by the city, town or
Mes'uy to whieh he belong.
Third-If he is a foreigner, and
the ceaml or consular agent of his
aa4s reewmmends and clims his
rlebm mad not Irara to.t 8bst
the a rrd at Metr
That Ell pereamharboringepants
knowing them to be saea, shalL
Upon eonvietlon, be fined i a sum
net ezeeding one handed dolhar
nor less than fity dollars recover
able in the same, and by the Board
of Metropolitan Police, before any
recorder or justice of the peace of
the city of New Orleans.
Sec. 9. Bp it further nacted etc.,
That the act entitled "An Act rela
tive to vagrants ip the Metropolitan I
Distriot," approved Marh 6 189,
be and the mdie is hereby repealed.
Sec. 10. Be it further enacted, etc
That all laws and parts of laws, con
trary to the provisions of this act, I
be and the same are hereby : t
Sec. 11. Be it further enacted, etc.,
That this act shall take effect from
and after its passage.
Speaker of the House of Represen
( Signed) OSCAR J. DUNN,
Lieutenant Governor and President
of the Senate.
Approved January 2, 1871.
(Signed) H.C. WARWOTH
Governor of the State of Louisiana.
A true copy:
Greo E. Borr,
S oretarv of State.
No. 106.
Au Act
To iuncoporate the Arkansan antdi
Delta Railroad Company anil
granting aid to the same.
Section. 1. Be it enacted bI the i
Senate and House of Representa
tives of the State of Louisiana in
General Assembly convened. That
M, M. Grady, R, G. Short, James
Johnson, George C. Benham, W.
R. Fish, J. B. (Jnthrie and A. J.i
Berlin, their associates and sneees- I
sore, are hereby created a body1
corporate in deed and in law, to be
known by the name and title of the
Arkansas and Delta Railroad Com
pany and by that name shall be able
to sue and be sued, plead and be
impleaded, shall have perpetual
succession, and make and have a
common seal; and the said corpor
ation is hereby authorized and em
powered to lay out, locate, construct
equip and thereafter to own, main
tain, operate, and enjoy a continu
one single or double track railway
from a point on the line of Arkan
mas and Louisiana, which is the
proposed Southern terminus of the
Little Rock, Pine Bluff and New
Orleans Railroad between the Oua
chita and Mississippi rivers, in the
State of Louisiana to Delta in the
parish of Madison Louisiana and by
such route as said company shall
deem most direct and practicable
the object of this act being to fa.
cilitate and secure the establaSh
ment within the shortest practica
ble time of a continuous railway
communication between the city of
New Orlesan and the city of Maint
Louis. "
Sec. 2. Be it farther enaeted, etc.,
That the aespital stock of maid com
pany shall be fixed at five millioare
of dollars in shares of one hundred
dollars each and the stock of said
company shall be deemed personal
property, and shall be transferable
on the books of the company at
such transfer office aE the comnpany
may establish and under such rules
and regiulations as the company
may prescribe.
See. 3. Belt furthbernacted, etc.,
That the president of the company
is tohe o "ar asiegnated as the per
son on whom legal service of ll
process against the 'compdny mal
be made on the presidtnt tn ]erao,
or left to his addrca at thd olq
of the compiny.at its Jodicitit
any of its offeers.
See. 4. Be it farther enacted,
etc., That said corporatos, or their
assiga, shall be and they are here
by coMtituted a Board of Commit
ionews. with the pqwrue .bgii
pteaibed fsor th i sitat
s - lbI- ·b (
t peason t aB mk adh
to -Persee the d&ti baser urns
6mm smasm me- )
Psr o as so Ia o
J N B. 147
26er St CalSt,.
All i ttentiom gt i o il
to be charged twenty cents per lIme ch
tiie and with q in est dstate a. UM
JOHN B. rowAinD.
26 St. Charles Street I8
Prompt attention given to .ivil
business in the several courta of the
A.P. FiCE .'O&IPAIrtDe-Pia
No. 9 Cowarcial Place, 2nd Floor.
jPStrictAttention to all (tvil end
Criminal busines. in the Stote sad Untied
Stata Court.
H. o ItC, No. 120 cox~on wRrr.
New Orleans, New York, Ierpeol,
London, ~avre, PNir or
Bremen, at the option '
of the insured.
A. CAURIERE, Vice-Preident.
J. P. Roux, Secretary.
G.o. W. Smith. Fice Past. 0. Bmas
&rlbner. Prest., I.. . W der Aduey.
.Sijdney w: (fL. Sey., wa Ch"p.
&q1. AgnAs. T. K. Mdbve. Mol Ioerr.,
Agents, Xe r Ordeans Y'caII3mA "AflEo
Charted by the United *flu
Goerament, Merch,
rIIoIAL. oFFIC, wAsVQoW . 3.
D. L. dTON..... Act a4i.
NANC AT Uw otUalIU , La.
114 Carondet Street.
C, D. 8TURTEVANT, Caaer.
Banlk Hone........... .9- nteopj
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