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OLUME 2. NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1871. NUMBR TL UISIANIAN, OWNED,-Vk rED _D MANAGED BY COLOR yD y is PUBLISHED EVERY [3rt L, AND SUNDAY MORN I t ;i j.UtONDELET STREET a.LEANS LA. pOPRI x 'OI zB. 1, I PINMIIBACK, Our.rws' t ANTOINE, CAnDo, ýEt). Y. KELSO. Rprm8s. vnm.G. BROWN,---Editor. l Truss of S-urscaltrloN: .... ..........$5 0(1 ....4. ..a ................300 iUPt M . ... ...1 50 %LZE COPT.............5. PROSPECTUS OF THE I ti. e-n kavor to establish another p, 'blican p arnal in New Orleans, ih pnr"Itcr of the Lorisu uI, I pr pwc t. a necessity which has b << . a:nd somnetimes painfully ..: t x't. In the transition state a .:r piople, in their struggling efforts .9 t 2.: that pa osition in the Body ? :.which we cocetive to be their it i, regarded that much infor 2. guidance, encouragement, : laud reproof have been lost, in it1wne9 of the lack of a medium, a n hich these deficiencies might dy!:* d. We shall strive to make Lýrttsxu a desideratum in these POLICY. 'r motto indicates, the Lou-x s rhall be " Republiimn at all a" ri' I uraderadl circumstaenc#s" We :advocate the security and enjoy 'tof lhrmciwil liberty, the abso : equality of all men before the law, :tan impartial distribution of hon ai patronage to all who merit sir tis of allaying animosities, of rating the memory of the bitter f pry muting harmony and union Scl:LLes and between all in re shall advocate the removal p:.wal disabilities , foster kind , f rhearince, where malignity ..vM'tntmcnt reigned, and seek for -d justice where wrong and It prevailed. Thus united in irld o(bjects, we shall conserve itirests, elevate our noble i Ln enviable position among r Stat s, by the development :uttable resources, and secure fits of the mighty changes .try and condition of the .i the Country. thiit there can be no true it the supremacy of law, a- i strict and undiscrimi Listration of justice. TAXATION. N1 port the doctrine of an Eis ion of taxation among a f uthful collection of the * 'lnilmy in the expendi e nfurnably with the exigen 6 tO State or Country and the Re of every legitimate obliga EDUCATON. 061sustain the carrying out of poinsof the act establishing Scovnon School system, and urge 'heamtouut duty thne education of .Yoethjghkn aly connected with a nihemeat, and the seen stability of a Republican FINAL. * eI1rous, manly, independent, eo conduct, we shall strive ot~ueOr Paper, fromanpem itenrporar existence, and upon a biai, that ifjw comm~and. " we shall t all ELlltlT EYRCICH ~'~Ier and Statidemr A 1~ CANAL STREET,. )s*w Orlena Loi4,n POETRY. SMILE WHENE ER YOU CAN. When things don't go to suit you T And the world seems upside down. Don't waste your time in fretting, But drive away that frown. Since life is oft perplexing, 'Tis much the wisest plan , To bear all trials bravely, And smile whene'er you can. Why should you dread to-morrow, And thus despoil to-day? For when you borrow trouble, You always have to pay, It is a good old maxim, Which should be often preached, Don't cross the bridge before you o Before the bridge is reached. You might be spared much sighing, If you would keep in mind, The thought that good and evil Are always here combined. There must be something wanting, And though you roll in wealth, You may miss from your casket " That precious jewel-health. And though you're strong and sturdy, You may have an empty purse; (And earth has many trials ' Which I consider worse!) r, But whether joy or sorrow Fills up your mortal span. 'Twill make your pathway brighter To smile whene'er you can. HIGHLY INTERESTING y o .r REPUDIATION OF COLLECTOR CASEY 0o t, DEMANDS FOR HIS REMOVAL n -0 k, The following series of letters, it petitions, and remonstrances which .e not so long since flew fast and furi 1 ous to Washington, for the removal of the collector of this port, will furnish our readers with the oppor r- tunity to contemplate how wonder Ii fully "circumstances alter cases." e Look at the signers of these papers, and compare their positions and altitudes "then and now."-[En. Petition for the removal of James F. Casey, Collector of Customs, it New Orleans, Louisiana. NEw ORLEANS, LA., April, 1870. >f We, the undersigned, Republicans of the State of Louisiana, respect fully petition you for the removal of James F. Casey, collector of the port of New Orleans. We are constrained to this course by his continued ant persistent dis regard of all party obligations; by r his retention in office of those who I have ever been inimical to the Re publican party, and who now, while ostensibly members thereof, use their efforts in opposing its best in terests and creating dissension in tis ranks; by his removal of well tried, honest and efficient Republi cans, and 'the appointment in their stead of those who have never given their voices, votes, or influence in favor of the Republican party; and by his continuance in this course in spite of the urgent and repeated ap peals of the Republican journals and leading men of the State. In our opinion it is imperatively neces sary for the success of the Repub lican party in the State of Lonisi ana that James F. Casey be remov ed from his present official posi- 1 tion. MARTIN FLOOD, President of the Board of Public Works. GEORGE E. BOVEE, Secretary of State. THOMAS W. CONWAY, - Stat. Superintendent of Public I Education. HENRY C. DIBBLE. AZARIAH F. WILD, Port Warden. H. L. SWORDS, C Editor of the Assumption Chronicle. C SAMUEL H. HOUSTON, t Delegate to the Chicago Convention f in 1868. JOHN LOCKWOOD. ' D. H. REESE, l Editor of the Lafourohe Republican. d1 THOMAS H. NOLAND, a Assistant Assessor for t~le Second a District of Louisiana. JAMES CROMIE, ti Publisher of the Red River News. t6 B. P. BLANCHARD, Assistant Secretary of the Senate. J. ORSBO RN, Judge Ninth Judieial District Co a N. UNDERWOOD. Assessor Internal Revenue Second District, Louisiana, and propri etor of the St. James Sentinel. A. TUREAUD, Representative from St. James. AMOS. S. COLLINS. PITT CRAVATH, Assistant Secretary of State. Hon. George S. Boutwell, Secretary of the Treasury. The Customhouse war is about over, the attacking party having gained nearly all they fought for, are disposed to rest upon their laurels. A telegram from Wash ington recently, to the besieged forces here, stated that the leaders of the assaulting column had con cluded to grant a truce. FREEDOM OF THE PRESS. We are informed that James F. Casey, the present collector of this port, yesterday threatened a Re publican editor of one of the coun try parishes with a withdrawal of the State printing from the editor's paper, unless the paper would cease its demand for his (Casey's) remov al from office. Casey's impudence and ignorance has often. surprised us, but this last illustration of his weakness and imbecillity beats any thing that has ever before come from him. The threat is an insult L to the State Board of Public Print ing, consisting of the Governor, the Lieutenant Governor, and the h Speaker of the House. It is an in sult to the press of this State, and as such will, no doubt, be properly rebuked. It is an insult to the Re publican party of the whole country, - and fully justifies and demands the immediate removal f.rom office of the guilty individual. We hope the Re pblican press of this State will speak out on this sub ject with becoming independence, and sustain our Congressional dela gation in ridding us of a collector who disgraces the high office he ýI now holds, to the exclusion of many s deserving, competent and honest - Republicans of this State. f [Personal and Private.] Republicans of New Orleans, Lou isiana, urging the removal of James F. Casey, Collector of Customs. NEw ORLEANS, LOUISIANA,) December 28, 1869. SIR-The several articles which have appeared in the New Orleans Republican, plainly and unequivo cally charging Mr. James F. Casey, collector of this port, with a want of fidelity to the Republican party in the administration of the affairs of the Customhouse, so far as dis pensing its patronage is concerned, are true, every word true. And how that paper can now- draw off its fire, and consent to a compro mise, contemplating his continu ance in office, is more than we can understand, and especially if they have nothing but the repetition of promises, so often broken. Indeed, the Customhouse cannot expect to be Republicanized while the col lector himself has heretofore made it his boast that, during the late' war he (Mr. J. F. Oasey) was "a neutral Kentuckian," and has never been suspected of having any sym pathy in common with the Repub- I lican party of the country; but more than all this, it has beeni openly charged in the same paper that Mr. Casey is notorioutly unfit for the position he holds, not only i politically unfit, but also commer- i cially unfit. And still further, it is c openly charged that the investiga- t tion of some of the late allsged I frauds clearly shows that Mr. Casey s was either officially in complicity d with these frauds, or else that he I lacks the requisite epity for the u diacharge of the duties of the office d of collector of the port; and taking I whichever horn of thia dilemma he I may, how can any one urge his eon- e tinuance in o~le? Not only fidelity I to the Republican party, but fidelity a to the interests of the publid and a the goverument, alirzequire his ima- p neediats raol and tie appoint- a umeat~of a ginsema of ieppety a and inteprity, saswell a Sdelity to.. d the party, to serve as collector of i- the port of New Orleans. Such are some of the views enter tained by nearly all the intelligent, leading and true men of the Repub lican party in and about New Or leans. And you Mr. Secretary, will win the gratitude of not oiy the 1e Republican party, but also of the leading business men of this city, if you exercise your influence (which It we know is matchless) in bringing g about a speedy change. This we , say to you in all candor, though we say it confidentially, and have the honor to remain, with high esteem, 1 your obedient servants, REPUBLICANS. - Hon. George S. Boutwell, Secretary of the Treasury, Washington D. C. Petition for the removal of James F. Casey, collector of customs, s New Orleans, Louisiana. - The undersigned, Representatives - in the General Assembly of the f State of Louisiana, respectfully, but 1 urgently and earnestly, request the e removal of James F. Casey from - the position of collector of the port e of New Orleans, believing that in so I doing the best interests of the gov s ernment and the Republican party - will be maintained: HARRY LOTT, Rapides parish. 'MILTON MORRIS, Ascension - parish. 3 JAMES S. MATTHEWS, Tensas parish. P. HARPER, St. Charles parish. W.J. CALHOUN, Rapides parish. S. E. CUNY, Rapides parish. A. L. LEE, St. Bernard. W. L. McMILLEN, parish of' Carroll. P. JONES YORKE, parish of Carroll. JAMES J. WALSH, DeSoto parish. F. C. ANTOINE, Orleans. V. M. LANGE, East Baton Rouge HENDERSON WILLIAMS,Ma dison. JOHN GAIR, East Feliciana. CHARLES LOWRY, Natchi toches. W. C. MELVIN, Natchitocires. D. H. REESE, Lafourche. E. LEBLANC, Avoyelles. P. GUIGONET, Avoyelles S. TUREAUD, St. James. T. B. W.E VANS, Jefferson parish. t H. C. TOUNOIR, Pointe Coupee. I C. G. ADODPHE, New Orleans. HENDERSON, Madison parish. JAMES K. BELDEN, Orleans. R. H. ISABELLE, Orleans. WILLIAM MURRELL, La- 1 fourche. M. ST'ERRETT. JOHN PAGE, Jefferson. G. H. HILL, Ascension. R. J. TAYLOR, West Feliciana. I I In order that the people may not forget the fact that Collector Casey was not always held in high estima tion by his present allies, we present t below extracts from a letter of Se cretary of the Treasury, communi cating, in compliance with the me solution of the Senate of July 4, 1870, in relation to the removal of James F. Casey as collector of ens- t toms at New Orleans : a TRansnt DIPaZmNrr, July 12, 1870. g Sm : I have the honor to acknow ledge the receipt of a resolution c adopted by the Senate on thefourth 5 instant, in the following Words : a Resoiwsi, That the Secretary of U the Treasury be directed to trans- I mit to the Senate all papers on file in his office rolaing to the removal ii of James F. Casey, collector of cue- a tome at New Orleans, saswell assany o papers showing the mannier in which d said Casey has discharged the a duties of his offie 'since he has C been collector. The number of per- o sons employed in said cautomhouse a during each of the months of April, May, June, July, August, Septuen- rn ber, October, November, and Do- ti essmber, of 1869, and Jauuary and a February of 1870. The amount paid it said employes per moshth, sad if Ui any persons were employed and P paid during said time witheut ts sathority of law, if ao hSWinahay f sad the -mm thu -a tin., ri sad what labori, if any, they per- U ºf formed. The amount paid employes in said customhouse during each of the months of 1865, 1866, 1867 and ., 1868, together with the number of persons employed during each of - said months. The amount and pro portion of increase, if any, of im e ports' and exports at said port B during said years. In reply I transmit the original i papers called for together with state ( ments prepared in the office of the a Commissioner of Customs and Bu 3 reau of Statistics, which furnish all the information in the possession of this department on the subjects em braced in said resolution. I have iucluded a statement of the imports and exports for the year 1869. Very respectfully, GEORGE S. BOUTWELL, Secretary of the Treasury. Hon. Schuler Colfax, Vice President, &c. WasalsoroT, D. C.' Feb. 28,1860. Sm: Early in January last we csmplained to you that the Custom house at New Orleans was not man aged in the interest. of the Repub lican party, so far as the Collector's department was concerned. About that time Mr. Casey, the Collector, was in this city, and in your office he expressed his desire and purpose to discharge from his employment i all men who were not Republicans. His lists of employee and officers we examined, and other gentlemen I with ourselves, all being Rtepublicans from the State of Louisiana, point ed out about sixty names of men who were Democrats and not in sympa thy with the Republican party. We were not able to designate the po- l litical status of all the men employ ed in the Customhouse. Mr. Casey d did not agree that all, or any con siderable number of the men point ed out as being Democrats, were l such. At his own suggestion the question of the political status of all t employes should be left to the deci sion cf the Central Committee of s the Republican party of the State of i Louisiana. We returned to New Orleans and the question at issue f was submitted to that committee, and on investigation it was found a that about one hundred and ten of 1 the employes holding all the most I prominent positions were not in c sympathy with the Republican par- c ty. This was communicated to Mr. Casey by the committee. In ac- a cordance with his previous action he ignored the committee, and still a retains in office nearly all the men pointed out by ourselves and the committee as Democrats. The com mittee composed of the most prom inent and influential Republicans of the State, being also men of high character and standing as citizens, have unanimously, by re- t solution, expressef their belief that t Mr. Casey does not intend to place U the Customhouse in the control of men who will support the Repub lican party, and that so long as Mr. Casey holds the position of Collector, the offcers and employee of the Customhouse under his con trol will not support the national administrstion, and the party which placed it in power. ( Statements of asimilar characte ( come to us from many leading Re publicans of New Orleans, and we are led to believe that such is the unanimous opinion of the reliable Republicans of the State. We are further advised, and believe, that Mr. Casey is wholly p controlled politically, and perhaps otherwise, by certain of his subor dinates, and that especially ao long ~ as they are rotained inoa~es Mr. Casey will not subserve the interests of the Republican party and the administration. We aroof the opinion that the removal of M. Casey would remedy the whole evil, provided a known and e~cient Republican were placed in his position. .Bat knowing that this cannot be done except by the President, we reupectfufly mgeyC to youan sa ternative that us within ywa pew** to **pe, whi.k mar remedy the evilk emomphed . At the esme time he it umis..sed that ws we regard the removal of Mr. Casey )f as the most effective remedy and d most consistent with the wishes of f the Republicans of the State. of The men controlling Mr. Casey against the interests of the Repub - lican party, and whose removal will t afford a partial remedy, at least, for the evils we complain of, are the a following, to wit: P. F. Herwig, - special deputy collector; C. E. e Ingalls, deputy collector; P. E. i- Bechtel, auditor; J. D. Fleitas, u weigher; Joseph Herwig, superin f tendent warehouses;-Crawford, - chief entry clerk;- Gormly, clerk. We, therefore, respectfully re e quest, in accordance with the wishes r of the Republioan party of Louis iana, and in the interest of the gov ernment, that the above named per sons be removed immediately, and that all others named by the Cen tral Committee be removed as soon as the interests of the public will admit. Very respectfully, your obedient servants, " J. S. HARRIS. WM. P. KELLOG. L A. SHELDON. Hon. George S. Boutwell, Secretary of the Treasury. Wasmsorox, D. C., March 1, 1871. Sin: We recommend the follow ing removals in the New Orleans Customhouse : That P. F. Herwig be removed and Charles Shute appointed in his stead. That. C. E. Ingalls be removed and £rainerd P. Blanchard appoint-. ed in his place. That Thomas Crawford be re moved and- Starr appointed. That John D. Fleitas be removed from the office of weigher and T. V. Coupland appointed. That the nomination of E. D. Benedict, weigher, be not confirmed, and W. S. Mndgett appointed to 1 the place. That Henry Gormly be removed and George W. Rollins appointed in his place. Mr. Shute is already the chief for the assistant treasurer of New Orleans, and may not accept. In such case, we desire to have Mr. Blanchard appointed in place of P. - F. Herwig, and we desire in such case to name another man in place of Ingalls. We respectfully ,ask that early action be taken in this matter. Very respectfully, your obedient servants, J. S. HARRIS, WM. P. KELLOGG, L A. SHELDON, Hon. George S. Boutwell. Secretary of the G Treasury. The undersigned, Senators of the State of Louisiana, respectfully, but urgently and earnestly, 'commend the removal of James F. Casey from the position of Colltor of the port of New Orleans, believing that in so doing the best interests of the government and the Republican party will be maintained. Joseph Witgenstien, J. B. Williams, Patrick ovaga, C. B. Derrall, George Y. Kelso, J. J. Monette, Curtis Pollard, John Lynch,? C. C. Packard, B. Poindexter, I Charles Wilcox, J. D. Beare,. C. c. Antoine, John Ray, T. V. Coupland. The gentlemen who recommend the removal of Mr. Casey, as ex premed within, are all Republican U State. entor. a L A. SHELDON. (Dy telegram, datedNew orleans, March 1, 1870 ;received at Waasington 11:10 P. N.] L. A. Sheldon, Member of Conmrmes, W. P. K~aellg and John S. Hazrhis Umited s~i ene.setors: : The following resolution was unanimously adopted by the State ti Central Executive Commi&Lee of the Republican party at a meeting held this day. Resoluv4, That we recomment on. r anoditiomal removaloaf James F.A Caseyfrern the*8*of Ocoles~tor, of customs of this part. 8. B. PACKAER, (omumu a. vo... meas) a RATES OF ADVERTISING. Squars 1 mo 2 m mu ss 1 yr One $4 $7 $9 $12 see Two 7 9 1290 35 Three 9 12 90 35 50 Four 15 25 35 50 70 -Five 20 35 45 60 85 l Six 24 42 50 70 100 1 Column.) 45 80 120 17j 250 r B Transient advsrtsemn s, $10 per square irst insertion; each subsequent insertion, 75 cents. AU business odoes of advertisements to be charged twenty cents per line each insertisz. Jos Paarruxo executed with atsaess - and dispatch. SWddingCards eecuted in Asooordaaee. Funeral Notices pintd on shortest no - tice and with quickest dispatch. 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