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VOLUME I. NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, SUNDAY OCTOBER S2, 1871. NUB - u!& I -i*,'.r 4 rnr- -- - -111E Lol:I.tAIAIlN, U\ 6 ID,-yI I ,ITI;D ANID MHANAGED BY COLOR I:D MIN,. I1 PUBLISHED EVERY 'Lilt'F.iAT AND SUNDAY MORN 1;',; AT 11i CARONDELET STREET ,:;W oRLEANS LA. =ILOP LIarLOIRaB. . IY. P. S. PINCHBACK. s.zuas, C c. C.ANTOINE. CanDo, , C ). Y. KEL,), RLIms. Win. G. BROWN,---Editor. p. B. . . PINCH BAC (K, Manager. p"- T:u olr ras~C'a'rrxw: 17 (+.T - . 1 ..... .............. $5 llI ., .Ms -ru ......... ......... 3 50 PROSPECTUS OF The Louisianian. In the, eudevor to estallish another RIpubhurn journal in New Orleans, t.. pr,.tors of the Lou'tasrz, hr r-e t, tell a uneeesity which ha, ... lvl. ,, L::,l enuetimes painfully f,,t t f, -:4t. In the transitiou state rf olIr p. ,l,' in their struggling effort? t. ntaru that position in the Baod 1 ., wi,."h we conceive to he their u, ."t. r.garled that much iufor i n., ýuil.mure, encouratlaeient, ,1 n ., i r.proof have been lost, i: S..... "" ,if the larok of a mediun. , .. ih i the.,. deficiew'ies riglht M ",'t:. 1. We' shall strive to make t". 1 i .- t.i-s a d~ iderdrum in these POLICY. .t. ''lr LrcttI indirates, the Lotn : ay sutl be " Rli'ij,',i,'it at (t S7". I ,.ifr.lJlI pir. mn'l,'s" W', i: elv,,e,,t" th., so, urity ,ad enjoy r.. ic ,l,.i li, W rty, t-he abln - +i'. reLtvy rf :il v: u before the law, uld an impartial distrilbution of hon or and Jatroungo to all who merit thoun. ,.vairous of alLaying auilao,.ties, of [ o!lieeratiung the memory of the bitter 1 p.t,of promoting harmony and union among all clanes and between all in ter.,'t., wo shall advocate the removal of all political disabilities , footer kind [,-. anud forbearance, where maliguit -" ie.,'atment reigned, and seek for !riruoas and justice where wrong and 'plpr,+ion prevailed. Thus united in ou, aams and objects, we shall conservt o.r !,:.t interests, elevate our noble h',te, to an enviable position among ,'Letr States, by the development u ,ir llihuitable resourtnes, and secure a t-j fi hentl.fte of the mighty changes u to the hbitory and condition of the 1i0l'p and the Country. 1iLv ig that there can be no true i: Lh,,rt. without the supremacy of law, ~ ie shah, urgn a strict and undircrinmi Crang adminiStration of justiceb. TAXATION. le We shall support the doctrine of san a"iatable division of taxation among F S L%5.v, a faithful collection of the tr S s economy in the expendi- 8 turs, conformably with the exigen. ',I of the htate or Country anud the dhage of every legitimate obliga- r hon. EDUCATION. in * ,ll s~utain the carrying out o! L provia4,1s of the set establishing m 'onurmon chool system, sod urge, SIpararnouut duty the ednucation of or youth, as vitally connected with m t1 USl enlightenment, and the seen i'y odt shility of a Rbpublican il I-'N.AL. . a. a am us manly, indep.at, 41 iudicios conduct, we shall strive h . our paper, from an ephem-.F N, lad temporary existence, and , lh it upon a basis, that if we wi rot " ommand," we shall st salls rtb "des ,, er ocem . i km OIN LEAGOUE CLUB HOUSE pr .......oal stae.........32 "L,,. . - , I €s POETRY. :RY THE NIGHT-BLOOMING CEREUS. ti JO3 L rTAMAN.l IT O miracle of beauty, why dost thou, Quickened and nourished by the warmth a. and light, Ba, Hide from the sun the lustre of thy brow, And show thy splendor only to the night? Ferest thou last the garish glare of day )r. Dischloe some feck upon thy snowy cup? Or is it pride, when other sowers are gay, That makes the hoard thy peerless beauty up? Or, out of kind regard and modesty, Withdrawest thou until the day is done, That lilies may not die of jealousy, Nor roses blush to see themselves out shone ? Or dost thou choose, for thy selectest hour, - The season when the stars look down on earth, That they may know, by thy resplendent power. What beauty in this lowly place has I birth ? * Through all the livelong day, like a fair bride Who woul! not quit her coy and maidon ways, ter When the night comes, thou drawest veils as, aside, And then the dusk grows lustrous with thy gaze. But why so transieut? Tarry till the dawn. te Or dreadlest thou to stayand be despised, auowing that what is often looked upon In apt, alas! to be but lightly prized? iThen lot me view thee, touched by no re ret, r- And iath. me with the fragrance of thy it breath; i Shi:tr. in thy rioh arr:y while I forget SHow ue,.r aplrouach they splendor and 1. thy death. J short-lived glory ! most transcendent l blo.a, ! f e i The beauty of thy dower is more to me, i' cause thlu wilt be sought for in the And tun t, Lecan.e of thy fragility. P--lL---------------t' , FREIERICK 1l1OISI.S BY IHON. 1ENRY WILSON. S [(Coantinued fromn our la.t.] ' Having completed his year with a n- Mr. Corey, he was hired out to an- t rit other and more humane omaster. a But the iron of slavery rankled hin t of sais soul, anud he could not endure it' cr ,ts galling restraints, however soft- t, n ,ned by kindness. After long a Srumitnation upon the subject, and v Scounferences with four or five of his ct Scomnpanions in bondage, he pro- a Sposed and planned an attempt to e r escape. Betrayed, however, by a p 1 confederate, they were prevented a from carrying their attempt into t execution, arrested, and imprisonet:* n Instead of being "sold South "--tl that dreaded alternative of success, ti g which held back thousands from Ii it making the attempt-he was sent at -again to Baltimore. Being nearly # s murdered by the carpenters of a al e shipyard, because of their jealousy A of slave competition with white fi; e labor-a crime for which no indict- ti ment could be found, though sought, at oecanee no whilt~ witnesses would il testify against his brutal assailants ec -he was sent to another yard toloz learn the trade of a caulker. Be- h coming an expert workman, he was al permitted to make his own con- m tracts, returning his week's wages every Saturday night to his master. M At the same time-which was of a more importance to him-he was co permitted to associate witn some an ree colored men, who had formed I as a kind of lyceum for their mutual co improvement, and by means of Ni which he was enabled to increase materially his knowledge and men- qu tal culture. All of this, however, wt did but increase his sense of the az essential injustice of slavery, and a make him more and more restive hii under its galling chains. Accord- wi ingly he made his plans, now suc-t cesful; and on the third day of September, 1838, he says, "I bade g farewell to the city of Baltimore, Oa and to that slavery which had been t my abhorrence from childhood." For prudential reasons the partien lars of his mode of escape were n withheld from the public knowledge on as they were of little comparative th importance; whlile, had they been known then, they might have com promised some and hedged up the an way of escape of others. a Landing in New York, a home- ee less, penniless, and friendless fugi tive, he thus describes his feelings: ".In the midst of thouesands o my fellow-men, and yet a perfect stran ger ! In the midst of human broth era, and yet more fearful of them than of hungry wolves! - I was without friends, without work, with. out money, and without any definite th knowledge of which way to go or where to look for succor." In the midst of his perplexities he met a sailor, whose seeming frankness and honesty won, as it deserved, his confidence. He introduced him to i David Ruggles, chairman of the Vigilance Committee, a colored gen tleman of much intelligence, energy, and worth, who, by kis position an, m, executive ability did much for his neople. He advised him to go to at- New Bedford, Massachusetts, as sisted him in reaching that city, r, and introduced him to trustworthy - friends there. Here he was em ,t ployed, mostly as a day laborer on the wharves, encountering the same shameful and unmanly jealousy of colored competition that had nearly cost him his life at Baltimore; and which would not allow him to work en at his trade as caulker by the side of white men. Being a professing Christian, he was interested in reli gions meetings, where he was ac customed to pray and exhort, a practice which probably had some thing to do with his wonderful sub 1 sequent success as a public speaker. The first demonstration of his eloquence which attracted public attention was at a meeting mainly y of colored people, in which were considered specially the claims of the Coliuization Society. Here began to be emitted specimens of :hat fiery eloquence from his caps-. St cious soul, burning with the tn-! fading and indignant memories of c the wrongs, outrages, and the deep injustices which slavery had inflicted1 on him, and which it was now in flicting upon his brethren in bonds. Of course, the few white Abolition Iists of New Bedford were not long in finding out the young fugitive, appreciating his gifts and jpronise Of usefulness, and in deviei:tg ways h of extending his range of effort fo, their unpopt;lar cause. Attending an anti-slavery convention at Nan tucket, he was persuaded to address the meeting. His speech here seems - to have been singularly eloquent b and effective. Among those present was Mr. Garrison, who bore his is testimony, both then and afterward, - of "the extraordinary emotion it 0 exerted on his own mind and of the a powerful impression it exerted upon ia crowded auditcry." He declared, 0 too, that "Patrick Henry had never wade a more eloquent speech in the cause of liberty than the one , they had just listened to from the lips of that hunted fugitive." Nath t aniel P. Rogers, editor of the Herald if Freedom, thus characterized a speech made by him the same year. After speaking of his "commanding Sfigure and heroic port," his head that "would strike a phrenologist ' amid a sea of them in Exeter Hall," 9 he adds: "As a speaker he has few equals. It is not declamation; but oratory, power of debate.... He8 has wit, argument, sarcasm, pathos, all that first-rate men show in their c master efforts." 1 This language, especially that of Mr. Garrison, seems extravagant and the laudation excessive; nor could itbe accepted asa general and critical estimate of Mr. Douglass as an orator, great as his powers confessedly were and are. His Nantucket speech was unquestion ably one of those rare bursts of elo-i quence, little less than inspiration, which are sometimes voachsafed to r a man in his happiest moods; when i the seaker seems to rise above himself and to take his audience s with him. Besides, there was cer tainly much in the circumstances and surroundings of thatmeeting to impress the minds and stir the d senaibilities of such an assembly. p On that isle of the sea, at some dis tance from the mainland, it oould easily imagine a picture of the na tion overshadowed by the dark cloud of eslvery, and prostrate be eath a despotism, presing alike fo on the slaves at the South and on their advocates at the North. In deed, the latter had jusrat pas through a baptism of firem and blood, daring those fearful years of mobs and martrydom, which had meas urably ceased, but had been snc- , ceeded by what the earnest Abii tionist deprecated more than vr lence-and that was the general r npathy which then reigned. f Lv. a o otSmii an- Our Minister to Liberia. th em On the 19th of September lasts vl Hon. J. Milton Turner, our Minis th- ter to Liberia, was received by presi dent Roye at the Executive Mansion, SMonrovia, and made the following remarks: t a nd "In compliance with permission his granted me by your Excellency, I tnow have the distinguished honor I the of entering your au~ast presence in en- the capacity of Minister Resident 1 and Consul General froni the Uni ted States to the Republic of Libe ria. to "In obedience to the expressed as- command of your good friend, the ty, President of the United States, I hy take great pleasure in making M- known to the Republic of Liberia on the sincere desire of the Govern no ment of the United States tostrength- ' of en and perpetuate thestate of friend rlv ly feeling now so happily ex lj isting between the two countries. rk "The Government of the United de States will be pleased with the in ag creased development of the equita- J li- Ile commercial relations now exist 1e- ing between the citizens of the two a countries. I cannot allow the pres e- ent opportunity to pass without of b- fering to your Government the con "r. gratulations of the country I have is the distinguished honor to repre lic sent. In the true spirit of progress ly you have planted upon these shores re the get- of a Republic that is des of tined not only to develop a civiliza re tion worithy of the respect and ad of ruiration of unborn generations, but a. by means of the Christian religion n- to debarbarize and benefit for al of most immuediate usefulness thou.s p auds of human beings whose intel- o I lects are to-daLy debased by the de n- structive potency of heathenish su e. perstition. a- He concluded with renewal of as- h ag surances that it would be his pleas e, are to cultivate the most cordial sI feelings between the two Govern- t !es ents. 'r The Liberia Regisr says of the h new minister: "It is a matter of a- considerable import that the honor able gentlemen is the first black ] representative that has been acered it ited to this Government from the t United States. We sincerely hope is that the honorable gentleman's stay .1, may be extended indefinitely, and it that the American Government will E through her worthy representative, 'n understand and feel that, though ' her offspring has arrived at the r years of maturity, yet she does not n fail to remember the 'rock from e which she sprang, and the cistern o e out of which she was dug."' -Exchange. of a QLITIEt OF A 00D COtLLECTOR. th d Is on time to a minute when the br ,t debtor says '" core to-morrow at 9 fo; o'clock." hi Sits on the steps and waits for ci t his return when he says, "I am just al a going to dinner." to] Insists on stepping out to make ti change when the man "has nothing ly less than a twenty." tic f Will go to an "old stager "every he t day for a month with a cheerful he countenance "about that little ase- tel l count" SDoesn't mind edging intoacrowd Sto ask a fellow. Will take a dollar in part if he . can't get ten in whole, and "credit .it" with thankfuIl alsority. fo Always suggests a cheek when the fo money is not in hand, as he cm get it "cashed" to-morrow. Always has that aeonat "on top" so the man can make no exenue for putting him oEi Don't mind asking for it imme diately after being "treated "-or n pleasantly entertained. Is never in a hurry, "can wait till you get through." Cuts off the retreat of the dodger oti by croessing over to meet him, or follows himn into a store wherhe he, goes to hide. Can cough or salute when the i "hard case "wants to pass without seeing him. In fine-is patient as a post, eheerftl uas a dackl, sociable as a fle, bold mas a lion, eeether-proot as a rubber, cuning ap a fo, and wqaeh. 433 ful as a spariw-hiwk. ICdvmbu Indar. as Moral Gemas. mt Make your home sunshiny and ie- happy, if you want to make it at ii- tractive. The young heart is boil on, ing over with glee and frolic. God ing make it so, and it is your duty to accept it and provide means for its an innocent recreation. Youth is the I period of impression and imitation or and then holy aspirations are most i rapidly developed. Provide them wt books and papers and pictures and i- and lowers at home. Letyour chil )e- dren feel that their father's house is the dearest happiest spot on earth; and as they pass out into life's activ he ties and responsibilities, let them remember the home of their child hood not as the place of bitter words a and hard drudging where they sim _ ply ate, and drank, and slept, but h as the sunniest spot in all the past, - where their sweetest and holiest af fections linger, and where all their truest aspirations and their noblest e principles were fostered, formed and tined. A wise man will never rust out. As long as he breathes the breath of life he will be doing something, for himself, his country, or prosterity. Washington, Franklin, Howard, Young, Newton, all were at work al most to the last hours of their ex istence. It is a foolish thing to be lieve that we must lie down and die simply because we are old. The man of energy is not old; it is only he who suffers his energies to waste away and permits the spring of his t life to become motionless, on whose hands the hours drag heavily, and to whom all things wear the vest ment of gloom. There are scores of gray heads living to-day that we would prefer in an important enter prise to those young gentlmen who fear and tremble when shadows ap proach, and turn away at the first harsh word or discouraging frown. d- a I .:azed upon the face of an old man whose cheeks were furrowed with many cares, and upon whom t old age had set its seal, and whose l hoary locks told that youth, with its fascination had forever fled and as i I listened to his tottering footsteps, , each footfall seemed to say-pas- t sing away. I stood beside the couch , of a beautiful girl, upon whose check t the hectic flush of the fatal destroyer , d -consumption--could be seen, and i as the setting sun threw a flood of t glorious light upon her face, her G faint moan seemed to say-passing o away. All earthly things are pas- o sing away. The sparkling fountain, s. the towering mountain, the gorge- it ous snow-clad hill, that tower to , northern skies, are all passing away. The drunkard is the most pitiable object in creation. Losing by in temperance, his natural spirits, he fies to artificial stimulants to recrnit them. Each dose, like a slow poison t e brings him nearer his end, while the p folly that has taken possession of k him still draws him with all the s- , rcinating powers of the rattlesnake, tc Salong the fatal path, till the sure c tollower of intempersnce-an an- p - timely death-carries him o scarce- ; I ly lamented by his nearest connec- , tions. He leaves the world in which a he has been useless, and almost as Shelpless and as ignorant as he en tered it--Exchange. D Psy~chiace Faree. Writing about this mysterious force, bMrT. J. Gillingham says: Two weeks ago a patient applied. for an artificial arm. The natural arm was taken off just below the n shoulder. "Csan you feel your hsd, asked '"Oh I yes," maid the patiat. "Allow me to try an oxperi- 1 He took a small electro-voltale C battery and ~apied one pole td the e deltoid miiche of the arm and thei other to the stumn • Oh, sir, my Jaud I" he zedsim ed, w.taan expressio of a . D "I can't see yor hand ; where is "Why, down there, sir." "Where, mt good man 1* "Wh, down tlhis, where it ed tobae. . ko*wIhavegot it, for[ efel itplanernq thanal ,vmdid that you have a hand and arm as perfect as ever, though its mate 3d rial covering has been in the grave at- some years ?" il- "Ye, sir." o "Now put your stamp against the to wall. Where is your hand now '" its "Why. sir, it is out through the the wall, on the other side." n hAither eld MEt'sa Werk. sm ad BSecretary Boutwell's last monthly 4. statement shows a still turther re is duction of the public debt of about h; $13,500,000, and increasing the re duction for the two years and seven 11 months of General Grant's admin d- istration to nearly $265,000,000. de This diminishes the annual interest n- on the debt about $800,000 more ut yearly, and makes the whole annual decrease of interest $15,750,000 Every month since General Grant's iinauguration has shown a decrease st in our interest account of half a id million of dollars-that is, each month during that time the peo it have been requierd to pay half a of million of dollars less interest than r they paid the month before. And this reduction will undoubtedly d continue while the Republicans are in power, if the resources of the - Treasury remain as they now are. While Republicans have been di d minishing the national debt at the 1 of more than $100,000,000 annually, the copperhead Democracy of New L York city have been increasing the is debt of that city at the average rate of full $35,000,000 a year. And so d they are plundering the people 1 wherever they are in power, and so a they will plunder the people of the r nation should they ever regain con trol of the National Government. [Vew Nbational Era. A BauTIFUL IDL.--Away up among the Alleghanies there is a spring so small that a single ox on da summer's day could drain it dry. d It steals its unobtrusive way among n the hills till it spreads into the 1 beautiful Ohio. Thence stretches away a thousand miles, leaving on ' its banks more than a hundred villages and cities and many a cul tivated farm ; then joining the Mis b sissippi, it stretches away some k twelve hundred miles more, till it falls into the emblem of eternity. It I is one of the greatest tributaries to 'f the ocean, which, obedient only to r God, shall roar till the angel, with one foot on the se and the other on the land, shall swear that time shall be no longer. So with moral infuence-it is a rill-a rivulet-.n d oeean, and a boundless and fath- s omless as eternity. S Octavius V. Catto. A This gentleman, one of the vie i tims of the riot on election day in Philadelphia, is another addition to the long list of martyrs who have been assmasinated for their fidelity to the principles of liberty. Mr. Catto has, during the campaign in Pennsylvania, labored sealously in L the work of preparing the colored voters in that State to understand the issues dividing the two parties, and thereby called down upon him self the envenomed malice of the Democratic party in Philadelphia. Mr. Catto was a scholar and a geteman, having been for a long a time a teacher and Principal in the Colored High School of Philadel phis, quiet and inoffensive, but firm and able in bis advocacy of th pmi. ple of t Bapablima pmty. The doabt, oidere Mr. Cato a man in their way, one who had the abili ty and will to expoes the soihistr f the "new departure," whereby t 0 I was vted wouid Ih dswn from colored men inIduiiet nam bar to place that party of nmurer, 4 and its accompanyg crimeln, ma power. Believing this, i were put upon the track of Mr. ICatto, and on election day as e quietly pasmed along the street he wau shot dead. Shooting elarpl men Ifn Philadelphia seemed to be the edes. of the day cm Taiey Dephaq, pe in w tIe jgat toe aoppeoed to the avilis and tpoo smatimed and Iupbkalbyith. At the preseat writlag (js Wear guag tpress) web ha*e a'Hlsr U)em I s RATEd OF ADVERTIIN ºte I qmawAr mo os 3 ame 1 I al s In y Two 7 9 12t 35 Lbe Thu It 99 h a O roar 16 12 20 0o 3 5 ? Five 12 35 M as7 six 24 42 50 70 100 e Caln. b45 00 12 175 250 TIsaUsut adamtiaemat, $1 60 pe sqmar bmt isrtmeu; ach eabequeant insertion. T75 6 oL A, ll besim se otiine of drvedumnts to be charged tweaty ents per Use emak tut Joe Pawaw eaeated with eatnacas and r - al Crs eesated Is aecorda es. n with prevg ashions. naotl Nies printed oi, hortest no in" tund with ualckest dispatch. 10. Ast . BON HOWARD. re tal LAW ofns, b 26 St. Charles Street S t'u es Prompt attention given to civil a business in the several courts of the sh Stagt a to P.APldFefd O obert Do-ton id Attorneys and Councellors atlw. ly re No. 9 C Humneridl Place, 2nd lnor. . 'Strict Attention to all Civtl sad * Criminal business in the State and Uated 2e States Court. ' INSU RANCE COMPAHNIS-BANSZ. 1e to LOUISIANA l MUTUAL INSURAFCE COMPANY COM PAID Lar5 y p New Orleans, New York, Liverpoo a I~ldon, Harre, Paris, or Bremen, at the option of the insured. re CHARLES BRIGG8, President . 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