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EDITEDrr AND MANAGED BY COLOR. ED dN, IS PUBLBSHED EVERY THU~)AY AND SUNDAg 1M0RN ros AT 114 CAEONDELNT STSEET NEW ORLEANS LA. fi,. 6. BIOW, Editor aid hbliLher, OUR AGENTS. MISSISSIPPI : - Daniel E. Young, Greenville. LOBIBiANA :--John A. Washington, Blac Hawk, Coancordia Parish; Hon. G. Y. Kebo, Alexandria; Antoine & Sterrett, Ibreveport, A. C. Bath, Carroll Parish. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA :-James A. D.Oreen, Washington City. SILLINOIS :-Lewis B. White, Chicago. KENTUCKY:-Dr. R. A. Green, Louis ville. THURSDAY, JANUARY 4, 1873. OUR CHOICE FOR PRESIDIET, 1874: U. S. GRANT, STATE CENTRAL COMMITTEE OFFICERS. Psa'r-P. B. S. PINCHBACK of Orleans. ERconDrmo SE'T-WILLIAM VIGERS. eamawox~se Szo'r-J. W. FAIRFAL MEýalas. [ron TM STATEr AT 1AnL .] EDWARD BUTLER, of Plaquemines S. 8: SCHMIYT, of Orleans. THOMPSON COAKELY, of Rapides. ALBERT GANTT, of St. Landry. JOHN PARSON, of Orleans. A. W. SMYTH, of Orleans. H. RABY, of Natitoches. JAMES McCLEERY, Caddo. DAVID YOUNG, Conmordia. F. J. HERRON, of Orleans. First Congressional District-Hugh J. iampbell, B. Mahoey. Seoond Congressional District-A. E. Barber, James L. Belden. Third Congressional District-Thomas H. Noland, George Washington. Fourth Congressional District-E. W. Dewees, Raford Blunt Fifth Congressional District-- A. W. Faulkner, A. B. Harris. SUt-EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE. Hon. HUGH J. CAMPBELL, Chair man. Hon. P. B. S. PINCHBACK. lion. HARRY MAHONEY. lion. F. J. HERRON. Hon. A. B. HARRIS. Hlon. A. E. BARBER. FINANCE COMMITTEE. Hon. F. J. HERRON. Hon. THOS. J. NOLAND. Hon. Ed. BUTLER. Hon. A. W. FAULKNER. JOHN PARSONB BEq. W~rMore important engagements demanding the monopoly of the time of Lieutehant Governor Pinch back, the manager of this paper hitherto, he is compelled to retire from active participation in the work of the Lotusr~u . The conduct of the business portion of our jour nal has devolved on another, and having secured the services of Mr. JoHs C. McLEOD, this gentleman will henceforward be our special agent in this city to solicit anbserip tions, enter into contracts and re ceive amounts due our paper. O,, Di--TIat Speaker Catter went into the House with a Speaish mantle thrown over his shoulders, and that underneath this he had everything in the shape of weapolse, except a uentlasse, which he could not carry as it would get between his legs. Who said fight? What is all this preparation about? Only a man ill at ease wears a weapon, when there is no danger. The Carter ites followed the example of their chief. 1- We hav the best authority for statjng that t~brialed and interest reports ol.the U rainaMt o1r. ao e were got rp'wheyf'or thepofltical in. jury of Mr. Pinchbock, but they will fall to the ground. When the truth comes out 'ame it will-Uthe lie will be placed Iwhre it belongs. M iss Vesm .~asrecently appoint ed principal it .one of our City Schools, and Democratic papers, the organs o. the allies of some 4 PUr Repub!lican presentaiv, says: "while ladies of acknowleed all ture and discipline were tasles fro- * positions of controling influence anda made subordinaete to quadroon jiijl utterly inexperienced and otfleihte elducation.' t This is the atmonsphereour pub-r lic mna are int~oaiaig their pe. pie into. QTR WAfI G. f The d n of the en w ocon coctd aid ptfedled the agnuu I schdme tbr the diumption of the Republican party and the ascendan Sy of Democracy, under the flimsy r, guise of "Reform" have now made themselves apparent. The league which has been entered into by some of the Republicans of both houses with the Democratic mem bers is one that pleases the Dem , ocratic party. It is well known that . they cannot be appeaed unless at t, the least some portion of Repub licanism is sacrificed ; some prop pulled down. And already, we are told that Republicans have covenanted with them to repeal the very aets, without which the Re publican triumph in the last gen eral elections would have been con siderably more difficult, if not ab _ solutely problematical. And now we find these supports sought to be taken away, and by the hands of the very men in whose interest and for whose protection these laws were passe,. To compass these k wicked designs, several things must be done. The Governor and Lieu tenant Governor must be removed, a-nd both branches of the Legis lature controlled in the interest of this mongrel combination, for the gratification of malevolence, and the advancement of Democracy. We warn the Republicans in this intrigue, we call on the colored men L who are aiding the accomplishment of these purposes, to "beware!" "Woe unto you" when the security and the liberties of your people are jeopardized or abridged by your misconduct. "Woe unto you" when the Demo cratic party is pleased with your [political affiliation with them. "Woe unto you" when on account of inconsiderate, hasty, angry im pulses, you endanger the best and most sacred interests of the people who sent you to the Legislature to protect them. We lift up our voice now in the earnest hope that it will induce some of our Representative men to pause and consider the work they are doing. To reflect on the direful con sequences of the relinquishment of those statutes which now constitute the chief glory of our Republicanism. Let them remember that the repeal of the Common School Act is among the demands of the Demo cracy. Let them bear in mind that the defeat of all Civil Rights mea sures is a prominent feature of their pogramme, and let them for a mo ment imagine the load of ignominy that must attach to any man or set of men claiming to be Republicans, and especially colored men, through whose agency or conivance such ca lamities are made to fall on us in Louisiana at this stage of our po litical history. a7gThe masone fraternity of Berry Lodge No. 45 turned out on Sunday last. Severalother masonic societies joined them at their hall and preceded by Kelly's band, marched to Canal street, along Canal to Roman street, thence to St James chapel where appropriate services were held. After the ser vice the brothers returned by the same route to their banquet hall,1 where they regaled themselves with suitable refreshment. The occasion was remarkable for the perfect ac- I cord and geniality which pervaded the entire brotherhood. Such com memorations and reunions are pro fitable. tIf evidence were wanting, which it is not, of the design apparent in the Customhouse ring to destroy the Re publican party of the State, it would be found in the vote registered yester day in the House where Republicans' united with men who shed the blood i of their people in 1868 to destroy Be- a publican power forever. The stroke I f none the less hurtful because it is 4 lopped from the parent stem. The wound is all thle deeper because Re publicans gave power to the hand that dealt it. Were we not right in saying this Swas only a new move of the ehivalry ? Look out, olored men! The triumph of the ring is your disgrace and down fall. c i"The New Year was inaugn rated in thia city by the observance i of the time'honored custom of call- t ing: CarriageA rolled along the Y treeta all lay coveying pairs or d qusztst of visitors harrying to a the reainde o friend.to ompat alate lea tMad -to partake of thel enerous provislons made for their' ajoyment. A' 'W F EX P ATION. The ltoi of the Grand Era ob hisa tcA hig s speeches "gar S ;bled;" but strange he does not - seem to think that perhaps some y other people might dislike it too. e In the last issue of that paper we e find him selecting a part of a para v graph of a speech attributed to i Lieutenant Governor Pinchbeck, a- nd endeavoring evidently to array against him colored men who have t come here from other places on ac t count of a remark he made with reference to '"black carpet-baggers." p Mr. 1¢inckback, in the speech re e ferred to, made the point that there e were some colored men who had e very recently come to the State, who r were making it their chief business - to go about and abuse, traduce and try to destroy the reputations of representative colored men who had w borne "the heat and burden of the o day," and to whose untiring efforts, d fidelity and unswerving devotion d and the advocacy of justice to all, Is the present security of these very e men is due, and to the extent that it they succeeded they were doing in i- jury to the inbrests of the race and I, the Republican party itself. These p- men were the "black carpet-bag f gers" that Mr. Pinchback spoke ef. e It was no 'indiscriminate attack e upon every colored man who was unfortunate enough not to have is been born in Louisiana," as the n editor of the Grand Era well knows. it Mr. Pinchback's policy and every I day actions give a flat denial to any y such ridiculous presumption. Those e who know these, are aware that the liberality of sentiment, the dispo sition to aid even the newest comer has often involved him in unpleas r antnees with his friends, and he has not unfrequently been re it buked and chided by less liberal I- ones, for the countenance he gave d and the prominence he. lent to e "strangers." When the editor of the Grand Era first came to New Orleans a stranger, and unknown, e from whom did he receive the most e conspicuous, as well as the most o substantial recognition? Does Mr. e Burch pretend to say that it is not . exceedingly painful for a man with f .the known antecedents and sur e roundings, and labors of Mr. Pinch back, to find himself attacked and denounced by men who really know s nothing of him, and who on account _ of known and purely mercenary t motives seem to delight in destroy - ing the influence of prominent col r ored men, and to build up other - and highly questionable reputations on the ruins? This was the class, and this the class only that Mr. Pinchback referred to. MR. BURCH EXPLAINS. $No doubt some people saw the report in Sunday's Fag of a meeting in the second ward on Saturday night last, in which certain il uInstrious ones orated to their heart's content, and the amusement of the listeners, who were all ordered to appear there. It does not appear that the roll was called at the proper time, but in due course ventilation took place. A reporterwas there; and believing that a good deal of abuse and bombast might contribute to the acceptability of the speeches he couldn't fail to supply any omis- 1 sions or negligences that he thought took place. His efforts in this respect, how ever pleasing or flattering they might be be to some of the Tertul lusses, were not appreciated so high ly by the Hon. J. Henri Bureh. This gentleman desires to say what he means for himself and justly dis approves of these gratuitous and unsolicited helps from a versatile c reporter's brain. And so Mr. Burch forthwith wrote a letter to Lieuten- i ant Governor Pinehback, with re ference to remarks falsely attributed to him. He proposes further toi come out in a "Card " on the sub ject This letter has been handedt to us by the Lieutenant Goveruor ( and the follbwing is a copy: i Nw Gis ass, Dec. 31, 1871. Bon. P. B. 8 Piachbck Sir: Your attention will probably be called to a garbled report of a speech pur porting to hate been made by me, at the Second War Ohb, lat evening, (the 30th ilnt,) in which sveral severe relections upon youmIel ar made, whiceh I asre you, sir, verenot made by me, and I ask your forbearance until my card appears denying the speech attributed to me. I do aLis. f, hmjts ce both to yourself andto me . ti, at liberty tomake o publi eetets if eee.ft I Hoping that this brief eplanation will j serve to remedy the evil, for the present, -have the huneoz he. ( J. HENPRI BI'RCH. g The Statf Lcg1s re asembld on Mondy last acdbrding to Cor t stitutional provision. The Senate e was called to order at 12 o'clock . noon by Lieutenant Governor Pinch e back. No quorum appearing the i- Senate adjourned to Tuesday. On o Tuesday the same condition of af c, fain xiste, man the Senatetook a y recess till Aa M. the Lis.ate.at 'e Governor again called the Seaste - to order, and no quorum appearing h the Senate, on motion duly second ed, adjourned to Wednesday, Jan - ary 3. Yesterday the Senate was e called to order at 12 noon by the d President, and ason previous days o no quorum appeared. The Senate is adjourned till to-day at 12 o'clock d noon. if The House of Representatives was 41 called to order pirecisely at 12 M., te by Speaker Carter and opened with 6, appropriate ceremonies. Eighty n six members answered to their 1, names. Skirmishing commenced y early between the rival factions and it a test vote was soon forced on, when 1- a bare. majority apaeared in sup d port of the Customhouse clique. e This was the only significant action - of Monday. On Tuesday, resolutions f of approval and endorsement of the k Speaker were passed by a vote of a 48 to 44. re An unworthy effort to unseat ie several members failed, and an ad s. journment forced on. Yesterday 7 more skirmishing took place and ty considerable wrangling occured. No se business of a Legislature can take te place as long as the Senate fails to - obtain a quorum, and when it is re 3r membered that business of an im i- portant character is awaiting and d demanding the prompt considera )- tion of Legislators, the revolution l ary conduct of those members of e the Senate who are deliberately pre o venting the formation of the Senate )f is nothing less than criminal. , MALICIOUS MISREPRESENT it ATION. it - r. The National Republican of Jan. 2 it contains a column of the most false h charges and malicious insinuations - against a number of gentlemen, i- which in the interest of truth d and justice it is obligatory on us to r notice. The accusation against them t is that they bainted together and y beat and shot Mr. T. Morris Chester on the evening of New Year's day. I- That Mr. Chester was beaten and r shot there is no possible doubt, but s that it was by predetermination ,, and concert we do not believe, and that we were present, had cogniz ance of what was going on, or in the remotest manner participated in the assault, is emphatically false in every particular; and the inves a tigations, which we understand are to take place, will establish the truth ef what we say. The letter of Col. Lewis shows Ithat another accused gentleman Mr. Geo. E. Paris, was at Mr. Lew is' table at the time of the shooting. Messrs. Corbin, James, Danbar, and others can, and doubtless will eat isfactorily prove that their presence in the neighbonrhood, like our own, was purely accidental and the result i of no agreement or pre-arrange ment. There we' a goodly nam ber of other gentleinen in the vicin- I ity of the lamentable occurrence whose names it did not please the I malice of the reporter to in clude among his "horde of ruB ans." Like every lover of peace and or-i der, we deeply lament the occur- I rence; but we as sincerely depre cate the depravity which can prompt a men to deliberate and wickedly en- I deavor to malign other men with- t out cause;and we have no hesitation a in saying that but for the present ed attitudes which politics has caus ed certain men to assume, an entire ly different construction would have been put on an unfortunate afair, that we believe had no origin but in a fortuitons concurrence of eir cumstances. We publish elsewhere the letter of Lt. Gov. Pinchback, to the N ew Orleans Ties on this subieet. i We are gratified to learn that Mr. T. MIorris Chester's condition is considered to be no longer criticalt. Mr. P. E. Canonge, who was imprisnd on the arge of shooting him, has been released on bail. i" No quorunm," is a game that two can play at. It's your deal now, gentlemen. 'n To IUitJ.E of the Nyew Orifn - otidS in your issue Of STuesiy 0 i , 2d, a statement e headed "Another Unsolicited Visit,' k I beg leave to reply in terms snf k- iciently short to claim space in 0 your colutnes. n The fact in relation to this mat E ter are simply these: A party of o gentlemen who had been calling it upon frta;~topped atMrs. Staek n house's risidseeein- the joy and g hilarity of the season, being glad - to include her in their round of k- visits. a Upon the information that she e had not been receiving calls during Y the day, the company at onee re b tired, and in departing came in k contact with Mr. Chester. Some one in the party, which was quite s large (there being four carriage I, loads), accosted him, and an angry h altercation immediately ensued. I V- immediately sought to check it by a ir personal interkerene, when Mr. Id Chester with the deepest bitterness d of tone depreciated my suggestions, in and I left. P- Immediately upon reaching my - carriage, in which were in seated Senator Butler and Re s presentative Mahoney, I heard the le report of Ire-arms, and supposing of it belonged to the season, I did not pay any attention to it, until I heard st seeams, which led me to believe it I- was something serious; and going y back I learned that Mr. Chester had Id been shot. This is all I know.of Io the circumstance. re In conclusion, allow me to say i that there is no, possible reasen for a representing me as other than a 1- friend to the Stackhonse family, and d for giving to an accidental occur '- ance in social life a political signifi 1- cance intended only to injure me. >f Whatever may be my political o- pinions, I hereby emphatically pro e test against being dragged constant ly before the public upon every petty occasion, and being made re sponsible for occurances that may happen in far better regulated com munities than this. 2 When I saw the tissue of mis 0 representations in the National Re publican in regard to myself, it but ' little more than challenged my at b tention, because the virulence and 0 dishonesty of that sheet toward me n is too well known to need reply; but when I find in such a journal r as the New Orleans Times, a paper ' of wide circulation and command ing influence, statements calculated t to do me harm, which have no 2 foundation in truth, and which car I ry with them that vicious quality of having a semblance of truth bor 3 rowed from an occurance, I am com i pelled to express my surprise, and a to ask that the editor do me the justice of inserting this communica tion. Respectfully, P. B. S. PINCHBACK. Tlgs Which fei't ilwnys Fellow as a Nlatmral Ceaquene. If you beckon to a.baulky male it does rt always fllow. If you see a man standing in the doorway of the Fifth Avenue Hotel, it doesn't always follow that he bomds there. If you see a man running along the street, "as though the Sheriff was after him," it ddn't always fol low that he is doing a rushing busi ness. If you see a man beating time at a concert, and looking very know ingly, it does not always follow that he understands a particle of music. If ydu hear a couple "'dearing" and "darlinging" each other before people, it doesn't always follow that they do it when they are at home Ifyou meet a stranger who asks.( you tolepd him five dollars, "andC you lend it to him,"it.doesn't always follow that he will be in a hurry to return it. If yeou meet a man.troulabled with - dyspepi and rolling his e1jes in a very uaLtimoocious way, it does not alway follow th he i a "saint." Wheny aroad whattheBeiral's correspondets am "a'mbld to msd" to that papr r m itanc it doem't always lowthal tthy wee o not perced on a sooli tihtoe af the Herald -bailding wihn tb "uunt" it. -The ldm pites - of fmaitra the maltipliestlonm table. It mm contruetedmore thoan twohsmmAd a years ago, and i yet Es geodas new i As LANG It wa CIVIL meTTS mIL, &C. f- Howzan UxnvEsarrr, Law Drnrsmuar. n Washington, D. C., Dec. 26, 1871. Tb the Ediktr of the Chronicle : In so far forth as your article is an indorsement of Mr. Sumners g supplementary civil rights bill it - has my cordial approval In so far d forth as ou would teach in this d article, either by word or inference, that anything, even education, as ordinarily understood, is to precede 1e the possession and enjoyment of g civil rights, as defined and descnribed in the bill of Mr. Sumner, I cannot agree with you. Indeed, the eolor ie ed man cannot be educated in any proper sense, however numerous e may be the school-houses to which 7 he is invited ; however bountiful Ithe school endowment put within a his reach, however admirable the r. school system in accordance with I the methods of which it is proposed ' to educate him, if he is not made to feel in the common school, the 'y academy, the college, and the pro e fessional school, that his manhood, B- his civil and social rights, are re 0 cognised and respected. This cer ' tainly is true of an American whether white or black. To attempt the education of a person in the it midst of a tolerated and justified g system of caste, is sure to dwarf rather than draw out and make ° useful his powers. It leads one so far to feel himself inferior to those 'y of the dominant class in-the midst u of whom he moves, as too often to a aceept patronizing treatment for a d reognition of his manhood and his r- rights ; to accept edibles kindly i- given from a basket, while he fails to make demand of suitable recog nl nition of his rights at the public > hotel I fear that the colored man, E of whom you speak so highly in 7 your article, has is a large measure ' lost his manhood, and in conse Squence of the very thing of which I a- speak. I would have no colored man '"thrust" himself upon "white people." I would have white people Lt and black stand upon the same legal level. And, as far as colored men are educated, learned, virtuous, e and influential, I would have them recognized and treated legally and I socially according to their worth. r Otherwise, edueation, learning, vir - tue, and influence possessed by I colored persons, must be considered ' nigh valueless, while they render - their possessor sensitive to neglect P and abuse, and thus ever unhappy. While, then, I would have our - schools in the North and in the 1 South largely endowed by grants of public lands and the judicious expenditure of large sums of money from the national and State tres suries, I would first of all have Sumner's supplementary civilrights bill pased by Congress, and I be lieve that it is the duty of all Re publimau, as it is the duty of all colored men in this country, to in sist upon its passage and enforee ment without delay. I am glad that this matter is be fore the country for consideration and decision. Let the Repbblican party crown its noble work of our emancipation and entranchisement with the passeage of Sumner's sup plementary civil rights blil, a bill containing a full recognition of our legal rights. With sentiments of highest consideration, yours truly, Joan M. I;Ancerox. Jurync, Witheot legatrd to Celor. Ilst year in Pbiladelphia, Mr. Wilia .D. Fortea mad others wee E called to sit as jqrymmen in th.Btate Courts, and Mr. Moses Andreoo, ( of Oeeeastle, Pa., wa lled to sit as jurymien in the United States Courts, (Western Distris.) In Pittebmrg, Pa., men called esl ored men~, haer, ban summo aed to I sit as jurymen boatr t'the Grand and Petit J ury lists, and both in C the tte sad United States Courts, (Watera astriet.) In New York, many years ago, _bker . Faranis, a colo.es gentle- a msan of , mt a. a juryman ther,ied Bmed. 1. leneay and ochau have been sumaamonedin New Ymor eity sinee. Lately, in camdnn countly, New ;5sreg, two slasad gemmemn, a Mem . Meant rad Bobuoi;n are Pq upon the Jiry for tha ieouly, and s *1ri diseharge their diues acEord- W ing to their oath, impartially. R All tase men were seletg because they were colored m, because they were worthy . -men of common sense, a and willing to perform the a devolved upon citizens the stitution and Laws. Prejudice would have pref perhaps, to omit them from the. but there was no opinion let to Sheriff or Marshal, or other , ar ing officers. The names in order, and to oet wo, b' be to violate law, S a sacrifice the just rights of de to be tried. In ecase it we of covered that any name VU d drawn which ought to have ot rwn, the partie to be tne r- have a titto protest, .ad mand a new trial, because thet of law had not in their ess* compliedwith. hl So that, whatever may have a the fact in years gone by, he citizenship was not acknowl .th now, that citizenship is ackn ed edged, there can be no question to to the duty of the Sheriffs a3 he shals to take qualified citizen , they are enrolled and drawn, ad summon them to sit as jurors. Fp. e- tunately the law of the land - the qualifications. an Neither the Sheriff nor the li. pt shal has the right to pass over he names because the owner of ed name happens to be a poor mu k.f (compared with some rich one,, a ke because he happens to be a dat so complexioned man, or a black a Wse With that the Sheriff or lLvb tst has nothing to do. And thenal to to call such for such reasonsis a gross outrage upon justice. T it law requires that a man sd be Ily tried by "a jury of his peers, e ils the Sheriff or Marshal arrange s that some men are never triel lie their peers. We protest this as an outrage. in . Whatever may be said of re Courts, (to the court of the Natia e- to do justice. I If Pennsylvania, and New IY and New Jersey, and all the S'. am of the South can do justice, a te Delaware can do justice too, le we look to see Sheriff Armstro ie and Marshall Dunn directing d little attention to this matter, 9, the injustice which shelters i!'..,: I the courts may cease. Commaercial. Wz1 WDESDAY, Jan. 3-11:,U t I r Corrox-The market openedl it good inquiry, which was stimult'i on the receipt of the 1:30 1'. M3. L; erpool telegram, reporting an adv,e':c, and, later, encouraging news frI: e New York, and thus far some 3t" s bales have sold, mostly at an advanr 15 of I jic. Low Middling sold at l,, y 191, 19 and 18ac., with very little t be had now at less than 1':e. ') , sales of Strict. a Yesterday's sales embraced a 10 over 10,800 bales, and the mard closed as follows: Average E.xcban~ 1 Listw. F dn. Ordinary .-a Good Ordiry ....... .l8OV 'l Low Middling........18l' SStrict Middling_ __ 1. aGood Middling .......20 (. SUGAR: r Good Fair, ' Ib........... * 6 Yellow Clarified.............. '':ii Fair ..................... ..T Fully fair ................... 9 ( I white .................. ..11 61 (MOLASE8: n ..hga . .. . .2 Fair 39 Prim e. .............. ... . .. REboiled, plantation, ' gallon..30' RebeBed, reafnery.... . Golden Syrup............. i FLOUR: T~hWle .u .............. Good Treble Extra...... . Good Extra ............ .... .. Chole Extra......... . 8. CORN: White mixed.............. Yellew .......... ........ White....... ........... Choice White, in Dundees..... St. Charles county White.. . Mixed, in poor order............ OATS: St Louis, l bushel . r; Galena............... BRAN: l 100 Ibts.......... IAY: Western, y ton...... ... Choice...... . . . . . . . PORK : Summer-cured Mess... .... . tWlnter-paL& . s.... ..$