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IOLU'E * NE ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, MUN-DAY, JANUARY -, 187-. NUMBER 10. oe ouisian.ian. '> I4qy anu S*Aiays. r : ( 41o iui)F.i.ET s rREET, \.%N O t.f.sa LA. lotn'lHBA('K, ORLaEANS, ,,tortELwXI arLe. 1\ Ii l I:, ('..nu t, } h . . .R I 1 rto ,stlu-hdi another jurnal in New Orleans, of tiet LouisIASLAN, r . nressity which has . i som timns painfully ti In the transition state in their struggling efforts t 1o'itionl in the Body h '. We (-ilvei' to be their I 1:th much infor - '., no(luragemient, I r" f io je bee1n lost, in ~f the luck of a medium, 4 I Ih t dcetiiiencies might We 'hall strive to make r 'v a d".sidler,1'ozn in these POLICY. iotto indicates, the Loux adll he " R.pdlic'n ,u till cl'rall rircrnýumsrowa " We ito the security and enjoy r.,> 1 ,"p.l liberty, the abrso 1V'y 1 . .,11 n ,efor. the law, u ;"1 1 l h r nhution of 11(11 r :ti n ý to .,11 who~ merit ..1 allaying aniumo iit i, of I! th memory of the hitter harmonuy ani union 1- I n :111betweten all in 11.111 advocate the iejoval id h. isiailities , fo-ter kind " ri tran'e, whore malignity 4 r: lit r'ign1,. and seek for I juIiete W hire wrong and 51i,1l. Thus nuited in 1 jeets, we shall coinsirve e ets, hvate our noble 4 il position anong * by the ulevelopuent '.LI resources, and secure ~f the mighlty vcialngesi cIId monulition of the I ' i'u tiv. ",' t'iire tal he no true tie suaprw1;u'y of law, ti *ict tnul nudi-crim i tr fii II of justi 't. X.lTION. TI art thle uloctrine of an A * 'iof taixationi among iia c( illetion of thu' Ivd with the txigen- .4 ~'. ir Country anti the '.rrr ligitimate oliligai Ar In the 'arrying out of * ''tbi act estalihshing *** is.temi, uiid urge duythe eduication of I! [I cunnectel with At * I leiit, and the seen 1 f Republhcan IIIly, independent, rce * h bt. ye shall strive pr r, from an ephern- kis 'prirs e~isteuce, iun mi a 1sit, that if we th *nI' ahidl at all on L 1.i EYRICHI, -Nfa %IL or11 11nd( Stationev h WC L CAN L STREE'T' at e OreansLouiions POETRY. A STh1ANGERA IN THE PEW. at MALY B. ]JIXui$. _ toor little Beehsic ! She t'>jse'd bLa.k her curls. And, thongh she is often the swoete st of girl., 's' This was something she couldn't and wooldu't endure; "l'sws the mnenest, most impolite .Let. sil a~bs sure', r* And a thing, she declared, that sh!e never would do: To go to a church where one didn't belong, Uri Then walk down the aisle like the best in ts the throng, And seat one's self plumb in another on011 pew. Humph! Didn't her father own his out and out. And didn't they fill it up full, just about. When numana and papa, and herself and the boys, Were seated? And didn't their boots make a noise t er In moving along to make room for a Andstranger ? And wasn't it cool, with the brazenest fa'e, N, To expect at each hymn pa weuld find out as the place _ (If lien didn't, or Bob, but there wasn't 1 te much langer) ? a With such feelings at heart, and their print I on her face, c List Sunday our Bessie hitched out of her e r ''place' v r- To make roow for a girl, very shabby and t t, thin, Who had 'tooid in the aisle till mamma in asked he r in. u, The poor little thing tried her best not e it to crowd; And Bessie, forgetting, soon had the mishap . To slip from her drowsiness into a nap, i e From which she awakened by crying aloud. d l'oor lese;e sat upright, with checks all afame c Ill At sleeping in church, and we felt for her f shame: lint 'twas strange at the close of the service g to see to Our Bessie. now gentle as gentle could be. 'T.eke the hand of the shabby young girl in th.' p, w. iAne'c itflk w ith Ie r out of the church with ct a tnaile' I That shone through the tear, in her eyes IC ,4 Cl flee whlil' , .':e brigstoned her tiec with a raiiance' u l i S*'(; -,. whistered 1.'eie at :earting, h0 ''antI nie l ti Our pea's forty-tive, with apillarbehind." t T't'hen she stole he hter mother: ''Oh. mother, N c I drea.med C' ca eurious dream' 'Twas no wonder flt I screamed. I thought I was sitting in church in this tie t drosS. th With a girl like a beggar-child right in our Ca Pew te' We were sitting alone on the seat, just.we in two in t And I felt more slshaued lthan you ever m' could guess; er ''When, all in a moment, the music grew pr lone, And on it cane floating a beautiful crowd; be The. wes r angels, I knew, for they joeined tel icl the song, tlti tAnl all of them s'emned in the cherch to be I belong. tr Slowly and brightly they sailed through eel the air; de 'fThe rays from the window streamed crim- est Set and blue. And lit thteti in turn as their forms elideti throtugh; Zn; I ceulti feel thuir soft robes passing over ris my hair. tie; "One' camne to my sitle. Very sadly she tiet saitl'en' The're's a stranger in here.' I lifted my head, AntI looked at the poor, shabby girl with of disdain. tia ' Tis not she,' said the angel; 'the haughty fiof anti vain o Are the strangers at church. She is ou hetiblei and true.''f Then I cried out aloud, and the minister of spoke, of And just ase they floated away I awoke, fo And there sat that dear little girl in our the (IHaqcer' M'i1gaziane for Jaauiar'y a era FOR MOTHER~S.- Send yOur child- sus rcu to bed happy. Whatever cares to press, give it a warm good night ins kiss as it goes to its pillow. Thete memory of this in the stormy years put that may be in store for the little 6,50 one, will be like Bethlehepa's star to the bewildered shepherds. ,,IMy * father, my mother, loved me." Nothing can take away that blessed e1 heart-balm. Lips parched with the fun world'. fever will become dewy again sal at the thrill of youthful memories. of Kiss your little child before it goes to sleep. THE GOVERNOI'g ANNUAL IBSSAGE. TArsTE O LoUISIANA, Executive Department, New Orleans, January 1, 1872. Gentlemen of the Senate and House of Be or presentatives of the State of Louisiana : In compliance with my duty, under the of Constitution, I have the honor to lay be fore you the following information respect ad ing the general condition of affairs in the State, with the recommendation of such ;a measures as I have deemed of sufficient importance to merit your especial con ei sideration PUBIJC DEBT. ag' The State Auditor persists in publish In ing to the world that our debt is $41,194, 473,91, which he makes up by adding to i ar the actual debt of the State, which is $22,295,790 58, an amount which he calls ut a '"contingent debt" of $18,898,683 33. This last is indeed contingent. It is con t, tingent in that its becoming actual debt is i ad entirely dependent-first, upon the con struction of certain railroads, for which ke the State has agreed to indorse second mortgage bonds for $12,500 per mile, the a companies having the right to issue his c first mortgage bonds for the same amount; c , and, second, upon the foolish presump- I ut lion that these roads, with all their fran- t chises, rolling stock, fixtures, trade, etc., at will not be worth $2.5,000 per mile, the aggregate of the first and second mort gage bonds. This is no more a debt, to e nt be employed as such at the expense of c our State credit, than is the indorsement t er of a promissory note by an individual a who is secured for the liability lie assumes, 1p id by a pledge of five-twenty bonds or real ta estate, in the proportion of four dollars to tl 1a one. ;u In the tirst place, there is not the slight- tl of est probability that any of these roads, a except the New Orleans, Mobile and tl ap Texas railroad will be constructed ; and, b in the second plaee, if every one of them fh t should be built, the State would be amply a seeurd from ever having to pay the in- (1 11 dor,,'ment, for the reason that the roads ca chartered, if constructed, would be worth f feamr times the anmount guaranteed. It This unwise course of the Auditor has ce tended to depreciate our securities, and has lii given the enemies of reconstruction capi tal from which to misrepresent our gov- Ia ernment and to throw discredit upon us pI abroad. le In 1861 our debt was $10.157,873 12. In aU 1a415, when the present administration tr ai came into power, it was $14,347,051 02, bi a and it is now about-$23,045,79t) 58. This. pi increase consists in three million dollars, hb employed for the repair of levees; thee aail- , .u lion to take up the floating debt which to had been incurred prior to the inalagura- tL tion of the present government; two anda a 1 hala millions subscribed for stock of the New Orleans, Mobile and Texas Railroad si Company, and seven hundred and filly A r thousand dollars subsidy granted to the ri same company. The present administra- th tion i. not properly chargeable with the or three million dollars for floating debt, be- tit r cause it was mostly, if not entirely, crea- th ted before its incoming. So that the real to increase of the debt by the present gove-u- ex inept has been only about six and a half r millions of dollars; and the wisdom of the 15 several acts involving the increase is gen erally conceded and almost universally ap- r proved. W The bonded debt on which interest is at being paid is $10,858,300, the annual in. cl' terest on which amounts to $1,403,820. Of au this debt, $1,357,000 in state bonds have to been purchased, and are held by certain wa trust funds in the treasury, which, if can- sC celed, would reduce our interest-paying ha debt to $18,501,300, and the annual inter- he est to $1.322,400. ha FINANCES. The condition of our State finances de- ern muands your most serious attention. The ba report o~f the State Auditor will show a an deficit for the past year of nearly two mil lions of dollars. This has been caused by or the inefficiency of tax collictors and the te enormous appropriaations made at the last to session of the General Assembly in excess of of the revenue. To meet this deficiency, o two things are necessary: First, a redtuc- un tion of the minimum of all the expenses usa of the government; and, second, a vigor- Co ous and efficient collection of the revenue, we This is practicable, and the best solution am of the problean I have been able to devise- cot The amount necessary to pay salaries of officers need not execeed $320,000; that sag for mileage and per diem of members and the the contingent expenses of the General cre Assembly need not exceed $125,000; while tial all other expenses. payable from the gen" pri eral fund, including those necessary for aiW support of the militia, of public institu- the tions of a charitable character, such as car institutions for the dealf dumb and blind, tio: the Insane Asylum and the Charity H~oe- to I pital of New Orleans, and for the rent of cax public buildings, etc., not exceed $420,- the 650. m The interest on our State debt amounts a to $1,403,820 per annum. It requires the $400,000 to maintain our public school wh system. Ao The four uaills smaesed for the general fund is believed to be mumceient to pay the salaries of offioesand the current expenses18 of the macbinery of govenmemt It is U doubtleso emough to do so with seonomy, but it should met be expeoted to beat the draft of four millimn of doleg ia appo- in E. priations, as was assumed by the legisla tion of the last session. I would, therefore, recommend that du ring the present session of your honorable body an act be passed making a general s te- appropriation for payment of salaries of a : officers, interest on the public debt, ex- I he peases of public education and the public 1 charities, which act shall be a general law, t t- and remain in operation until modified or 1 he repealed by the General Assembly. Should t ch this be done, we shall avoid the evil which nt has heretofore prevailed, of crowding into this bill a large number of obnoxious ap- a propriations and coercing unwilling mem- I bers to vote for its passage under the m threat of defeating the necessary appropri- < h- ations for the year. I 1,- I desire to call your particular attention 1 to to the decision of the Supreme Court in s is the case of '* The State ex reL Solomon i is and Simpson vs. James Graham, State 3. Auditor," in which the doctrine relative to I n- appropriations is laid down in the follow. I is ing language: t a- "But it is contended by the relators that :h the appropriation does not create a debt u id 'because the money is presumed to be in p 1e the treasury.' This raises the very serious tJ is question, whether or not the Legislature p can make appropriations unless there be v money to mett the warrants authorized If 1- thereby, either actually in the treasury or $ provided for by the revenue bill. The power of appropriation is the right to zip- 4 t- ply to public purposes money in the treaes . ury. Article 101 of the Constitution de )f clares, 'No money shall be drawn from $ Lt the treasury but in pursuance of specific al appropriations made by law.' An appro . priation is an authorization to the Auditor h dl to check upon the treasury for money. b o there deposited. If, therefore, the reven- b ues he inadequate to meet the interest of the public debt and the current eyplcses1c of the necessary State agencies to preserve 1 the government, an appropriation (where- f 1, by the liablities of the State are increased) T L for any other purpose than for the support y and maintenance of the machinery of gov- to - ernment, is a debt within the meaning of the m 4 constitutional amendment, which declares "that prior to the first day of January. d4 1890, the debt of the State shall not be in- a creased so as to exceed twenty-five mil lions of dollars." im From this it will be seen that the Legis- Ps lature has no power to make any appro priation for any purpose whatever, "un- a less there be money to meet the warrants m authorized thereby, either actually in the f treasury or provided for by the revenue es bill." In other words, when an appro- in priation is made, its payment must also `y be provided for by the assessment of an co Sadditional tax or the act will be obnoxious to the constitutional amendment limiting - the State debt to $25,000,000 prior to N1 1890. 0c Nor do I believe that under this deci- wH I sion of the Supreme Court the State ms Auditor has authority to issue any war- ab " rent upon the general fund for other than aI - the necessary current expenses of the gov- in " ernment, until is ascertained that the por- o4 tion of the revenue, which is set apart for thi the general fund, will be in excess of the an I total amount required for such legitimate rev expenses of government. In The credit of our State abroad has sus- of tained, not without great loss, however, a cir severe shock during the past year. The an, reckless manner in which appropriations east were made for the improvement of real of and imaginary bayous, real and fictitious tio claims against the State, private charitable of associations and enormous compensation hai to officials, the manner in which $750,000 cut was squandered by the House of Repre sentatives, together with other incidents, for have told heavily upon our credit both at the home and abroad. While the government sto has been extravagant, almost criminally an so, in its expenditures, productive in it- the self of the most mischievous effects on our rea Credit, another interest, thinking to comn- Mir bat extremes by others quite an insane tro and disreputable took upon itself, at the ind suggestion of some ambitious politician to or server of some opposition railroad in- for terest, to commit a number of gentlemenI to the silly attempt to forestall the action mo of the Supreme Court ;to pass judgment oul on questions then before it-do declare the Doi uneonstitutionality of laws subsequently als< decided constitutional by our Supreme Vez Court, and to affirm that such debts as Sha were contracted in excess of a certainI amount in aid of railroads, etc., were un- in i constitutior a1 and would not be paid. as I The gentlemen who were deceived into adz signing this circular now see that while ach they have only temporarily affected the I al credit of the State, and delayed the nego- the tiation of our bonds abroad, they, in their con private interests, have not escaped, but are mei already experiencing the evil effects of aus their carelessness. rhey delayed, and on came near defeating entirely, the construc- the tion of a railroad the importance of which aga to the city ofNew Orleans and tothe4Htate lati cannot now be fully estimated. Mlany of these gentlemen inform me that they were Bai misled, and that it was farthest from their taii wish to cause the embarrassments which hi6 the originators of the paper intended, and fers which it did actually produce. har A coi.Laz I TEx fls arzasft o1 saOUrcTVrZrn AND TZ mXcNanxc sArls. ro4s By act of Congress, approved July 2, 1862, and the amendments thereto, the United 8tates donated to the 8tate of Louisiana land scrip amounting to 20,000 -ses anec mebmber the State had them 1al in the saionem Couple.. gui Ia- The grant was conditioned on its formal acceptance by the State, and in compliance u- with the terms on which it was made. ile The State accepted the donation by act al of the Legislature, approved March 5, of 1809. This act designated the Governor, x- the Chief Justice and a commissioner, to tic be appointed by them, to act in behalf of w, the State. Senator John Lynch was ap or pointed commissioner, and the commission Id thus formed received from the Secretary -h of the Interior scrip for 209,920 acres. to The State should have received 210,000 p- acres, but there is a provision in the act n- making the grant which provides that the ic scrip shall be issued in denominations of i- one hundred and sixty acres. The com missioner of the general land office in in Washington therefore refused to issue in scrip for the eighty odd acres due Louis- 1 in iana. to The scrip was sold at eighty-seven cents to per acre, as high, if not the highest price, r- I believe, received by any State at that i time for scrip thus issued. it The 209,920 acres sold at this rate gave >t net, after deducting $317 37 commission n paid in New York for delivering the scrip e 's there, $132,313 03. Thisamount, in com 'e pliance with the act of Congress, was in .e vested in Louisiana State bonds, as fol d lows : or $350,000 Louisiana State six a e per cent bonds at 64 cents.. $160,000 00 t $36,000 Louisiana State six v per cent bonds at 61 cents.. 21,960 00 t -- )b L $286,000 bonds for........... $181,960 00 c This leaves a balance to the credit of the b r commission in bank of $253 03. It is n hoped that this amount will be increased 0 by interest falling duo next month, on 0 bonds already bought, to an amount suffi- h cient to enable the commission to buy a $14,000 more bonds, and thus swell the N - fund to $300,000 in six per cent bonds. q This will give an annual income of si t $18,000 to be used in sustaining a college i2 in the interest of agriculture and the Si mechanic arts. tc The commission will make a full and A detailed report to your honorable body at m an early day. ti _The State is to be congratulated on the h+ manner in which the scrip has been disn bn posed of and the proceeds invested. It is a' to be hoped the Legislature will be equally di wise in devising a plan for the establish- p ment of the college. As this subject is one to fraught with such interest to the State, mu especially as it furnishes an important aid w in giving completeness to the educational to system, I bespeak for it your most careful 5 consideration. fe RAILRO Ds. m I am encouraged that your faith in the a New Orleans, Mobile and Texas Railroad fe Company is about to be most liberally re- St warded, and that, notwithstanding the to most violent opposition at home and he ab.ioad, we are to have speedily construct- or a railroad from New Orleans to Houston, r in Texas, and another to Shreveport, in p4 our own State. At one time it was feared to that the enterprise would prove a failure, fr and that we should lose the large sums al. "I ready advanced in aid of the company. th In Europe and in all the money centres sy of our own country, the appearance of a g circular, numerously signed by the friends wl and partisans of opposition railroad inter- pe ests, having for its object the depreciation of our credit in order to defeat the negotia- 24 tion of the bonds given by the State in aid Ei of the company, caused a temporary ern- of barrnssment, and came near defeating the hr enterprise. p1 The company, for this reason, was foroed, & for a time, to suspend work and, indeed, no the payment of its employes. The stockholders have, however, recently met and subscribed for the bonds among themselves, the whole amount being readily taken. In addition to this, de Mr. (Charles Morgan, owning and con- t tr -lliug the rival railroad interest, has been an induced to compromise his opposition and tfi to unite with the company by subscribing l for a large part of its stock and securities. By this combination, we shall secure nri more speedily than was anticipated, not t only the road to Huston, Texas, via cli Donaldsonville and Vermillionville, but be also a road from Berwick's Bay, via co Vermillionville and Alexandria. to Shreveport. I deem this the moat important epoch ze in the history of our State, and if wecan, d as I believe we shall, at the close of our administration, be able to point at the B achievement of these two great enterprises, I shall feel that we have done mos-efor the material interests of the people than dii could have been expected at the comn- wi mencement, even under the most favorable auspices. The wisdom of your legislation '3 on the subject will be fully vindicsted, and the aid, at one time believed to be extrav- -e agant, will be approved by our whole popu- We lation. 15 The New Orleans and Northeastern mu Railroad Company, the New Orleans Me- fIn tairie and Lake Railroad Compairy, the Nc Right Bank Railroad and Frieght Trans- th ferring Company, the Louisiana and Ar. of km.sa Railroad Company, the New Or- _ leans, Baton Rouge sad Vlcksbnrg Rail- ho road Company, the Alexandria, Homner and Fulton Railroad Company and die Arkan- no eass and Delta Railroad Company have all Sip fsiledsohfr to do anything. Ithsrefore, do recmmead the pnmage of eacst pmovid- Us lag that salm week cm tbmsr eabbs se. all sal sected the charters be repealed. They toe stand in the way of -capitalists who can and would do the work, and should be re Let moved. 51 THE L3VEEi. ' On this most important subject I have muchto say. Upon these works depends of the prosperity of our State in her agricul ture and &ilroad interests. Possibly New n Orleans might exid upon the commerce r' passing between the great Northwest and a the outer world, because of her position i on the Mississippi river ; but the wealth of the State is dependent upon the com pleteness and safety of our levee system, and it deserves and should have, as it has a heretofore, your most earnest considera tion. For the first time in the history of re Louisiana, one comprehensive plan has s- been adopted, and let hs hope it will be ef fective. Lt The various laws passed since the settle- I e, ment of Louisiana to 1871 have all proved a at ineffectual to stop crevasses, and occasion ally vast destruction of property; and if it ye were then even proper to trust to the old a riparian proprietor plan, all such ideas P are now obsolete, trom the change of the 1- labor system; and the only way to compass 1- the object was decided to be either by a l- constitutional amendment making the le vee tax perpetual, or by contract with a private company or corporation for a N) term of years, that some plan could be de veloped for permanent security, instead of b the vacilitating policy that has heretofore - been followed. b The first contract proposed and passed e by the Legislature of 1870 was subject to a many constitutional objections, and I was d compelled to veto it. The next act, No. 4 n of 1871, for the same purpose, had and 1_ has several objectionable features, and the y additional act or contract, known as act e No. 27. approved Februaiy 28, was re L quired to obviate these objections, and f still the two bills do not properly harmonC e ize. You may, therefore, during this ses e sion, be asked for supplemental legislation to make the system complete and effective. j Act. No. 4 provided for the issue of one t million of dollars in State bonds, but as the constitutional limit of indebtedness e has been reached, this assistance could not - be given to the company. They were also e authorized to issue live hundred thousand dollars of their own bonds, on the antici. - pated estimates. This was nof permitted a to be done, and the company were either unable or indisposed to commence the I work of building the levees until since Oc 1 tober 1. While probably without my a I sphere of duty,' strictly construed, yet I bi felt compelled to take an interest in the ha management of the affairs of the Louiai- m ana Levee Company and I hope my inter- of fereu o has inured to the benefit of the P State as well as the company, for their in- 'I' terests are now identical, and it is to be hoped that under the present management cc our alluvial lands will be protecled, our cc railroad communications preserved, and - our State resources developed, according 12 to the prophecies of the most sanguine friends of the present levee system. The - 'outlet" and the "cut-of' advocates are the most bitter opponents of the present system, and I have directed the State En gineer to prepare papers on these subjects, which will be embodied in his annual re port. In Act No. 7, approved February 24,1871, creating the Board of State N Engineers and abolishing the Board of Public Works, you allowed one hundred thousand cubic yards to com plete the existing contracts of the Board of Public Works. This was not suffielent, as appears from the re port of the State engineers, and you are asked for an appropriation of $53, 584 76 to pay the certificates of in- I debtedness issued by the Auditor for the one hundred thousand cubic yards, and $57,853 79 in payment of the cer tificates of indebtedness issued by the State engineers to complete the works. During the high water last spring a number of crevasses occurred, and as the Levee company had not taken a charge of the works, and there had been no legal provision for such a contingency, I was compelled to pro vide means to close or attempt to close the breaks. For this purpose the Citi zens' Bank advanced sixty thousand dollars, and the Louisiana National Bank twenty thousand dollars, which money was expended by the State En gineers, assisted by Senator Lynch as disbursing agent, with the result you will read in the State Engineer's re potand tes~ report of Mr. o That promptitude of action and the o assistance given by these banks pre vented a vast destuction of prp aty is evident, and I would ask you to make the proper appropriation to re fund the money as early as practicable. No special appropriation was made at *- the last session to defray the expenses of the engineer corps, and much in- g7 convenience was the result. It is A ] hoped that this imaportant matter willg not be ovroked at this semein, for Ioi upon the activity and effiiency of this 4 deportment dependb the protection of Uaeanbtsiu Isyse m.. mas.4, as 4o* an otherintmrna iimpsrwementa [weommeasm m tes as] (A ey RATES OF ADVERTISING. 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