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De IDeprets and Cares Not for x ;r Conrgeqnenou. Ii L ad with Otant, Louislana and Ilmmoif. Specialt to 1. 0. Deloorat i WAsumrtrow0, Feob. .-Mat Wells will have an opportunity to testify tomorrow. He will ssy that he believed that his life was in danger; that he believed that on flair election, without intimt. daieos, olet, Rayes would have carried the Btate; that he thought he did right in throwing out the votes; that the returns were altered without his knowledge, and that his oorrespandenee through Maddox was intended to arouse the Adminlstlta ten ato the neceselty of protecting him in the dintherge of his duty. This will be in contravention of the testimony of Maddox and IAttlefield. I can't learn how he proposes to treat the teai. mony of Plokett. Wells is in a desperate frame of mind; he sald recently that he did not care a d-n whether he wan on the top of the mountain or the mountain was on top of him; that he had been ill.treated by the people of Louisiana; that he had labored for them . uder Johbnon's administration, and that they had gone back on him; he had now got Oven with them and did not oars what oeme nest. Welle lsvideatly prepared for the worst. What hurts hie worst of all is the fact that the P'resl dertdenosanoe him to bitterly. He says be has been faithful to Orant and OCane, and now they, too, have gone back on himl, l.i demeanor is that of a thoroughly de epairing man, who does not care what the future may have In store for him. JUJILL. ---- ---**** ---c TOM AN DERIION. He AeknowledgoesThat Propositions Wore Made to Him to Sell Out. Which HIe Virtuosly and Extravagantly Refuied to Entertain, SSptoial to the N. 0. Demoorat ] WAsnumlnoN, Feb. 2.--Tom Anderson's teeti many has just been furnished. He did not con tradlot Maddox except as to the interview which Maddo said in his testimony yesterday that he had had with Anderson. This interview Ander on dealnied, but Maddox, who preceded him by request, had already correoted this portion of his testlmony of yesterday, so that Anderson's dental was not an impeachment of the testimony of Maddox. The general tenor of Anderson's testimony was 'orroborative of that of Maddox, so far as he swore poeltivoly. The main features of Ander son's testimony were declaratlons that, if the things which M ddox charged had been done at all, they had been done without hbi (Anderson's) knowledge. He said the only Intimation he ever had of the million dollars plot was when the State Senator from his distriot-"l can't remember hie name" -came to him and said: "Anderson, if you will oonsent to count Louisiana for Tilden you eon be worth two hundred thousant dollars the day after it Is deolded," or words to that effect. An. nron said that he repelled that proposition, d subsequently heard no more of it. waid said he knew nothing of alterations ;of re tmens. He passed upon them In the board as they came from the clerk. He supposed that they were the true originals, and did not inquire particularly. If Wells had censpired, ae Maddox and PlIket charged, he (Wells) had not taken him (Anderson) Into his confidence is the slight eat degree. This is the substance of the two hoears' examination of Tom Anderson. A. C. DBUELL. THE FLORIDA CASE. Somethlng More About the Maddox-Mat Wells Testimony. An1other Assurance thai Louisiana has lone for TIIden. Special to N. 0. Demoorat.1 WAnsnutroXo , Feb. 2.-The Electoral Tribunal heard Kasson and Moorary tonday on the Florida ase, but adjourned until to-morrow without aetion. The Congressional proceedings are unintereset lag. The House Committee resumed the exami nation of Maddox in referenoe to the rucallties the Louisiana Returning Beard. Heeanled that he was to receive a portilon of the million of dollars that Mat Wells demanded as the purchase price of the 8tate of Loulisiana. He wea satisaed that.the vote of the 8tate had been easet for the Democratio party, the election haring been as fair as any election could be. He said that he had some sympathy for the people there, having married in New Orleans, and lived in the State for a number of years. He found that they had been trampled upon add op. pressed, and that their substance was being taken away. He was satisfied that Wells' propo sition to the Republocans could not be met, but he did hope to carry out his proposition to the Demoorats. Anderson, one of the Returning Board offlcers, was examined, and of course denied all knowl edge of this proposition of Wells. A. L. 0. -------4 *.- HOUIS PROCEEDINGS. A M11l Pending to Break the Perpetual essiton. WA.nuoTox, Feb. 2.-The House met at 10 o'elook and still continues yeeterjay's session. A bill is pending to enable the House and Senate to break the perpetual mssion, so as to give regular days for legislation. Under the present electoral law all legislation will bear date of Thursday until the count is completed. TIE MADDOX INVESTIQATIlN. The Dammaing Letter In the Hands of a Prolaminent epubllcan. WasuItorox, Feb. 9.-Mr. Maddox did not apn o okekett and Gee. Walker until after his andtew with Secretary OCameron. No pripoei tion had been made witness to deliver Wells Weit letter for monay consideratione. He re Sstfarther time for the produotion of the - M h tter is in the hands of a prominent Be puboiae. Witness was allowed until tomorrow. Wire.s was willing to give the present location Sett~ letter, bu- the committee, by a vote, re ftsedo receive the information, as witness said it wtold endanger its production. Maddox went to New Orleans to examine the canvass for himself telt saetited the vote of the State bad been eas for Tilden, the election havy been as fair as any ould be. Witness deltreed a letter from Wells to Gea. Orant, whlh was intended for submission to the Oabinet. Wells wanted protection in the dischare his u5e e Psetident hsaid Wel bam Msf svs Xa~ i .ffisi Openinr of the sedonas of the Eleetera Tribunal. Erarte Dimdent for Once. Most Ab'o Opningr by Field and Kasson's Weak II Joinder. The Vote of Flor;da to be Probably Thrown Out,. [(peooal to N, 0, Demoorrt.] WAsmaeroxe, Feb. S.-The seine at the open ing of the Eleotoral Tribunal was very imprsslve. Never before in the hbltory of the oountry had so eminent lawyers, jurists and statesmen been as sembled to dlycuss and determine so grave an ssuae. The common remark is that the Demo' orate not only have the best end of the ease, but the strongest array of counsel to manage it. Wm. M. Evarts seems indeoisivo, if not aotu ally hesitating and reluctant, At the opening his manner to-day was remarked as in painful con traet to his customary easy self-possesslon and consolousness of mastery. A lawyer who has known Evaris intimately for twenty years, told me that he never saw him appear nervous or fidgety at the opening of a case before, He said that this was the greatest law case ever tried in any country; that it would outlive any other case in history, and that Evarts was evidently very apprehensive that he would have to figure as leading counsel on the losing side. Clerical Error stoughlen was the only oheerful member of the Hayes counsel, But, as my friend observed, probably Stoughton was glad to be employed in so cele. brated a oase on either side. The presentation of the Democratic ose was most ably made by Yield, and the Republlcan re. Joinder by Kasson was universally voted feeble. le fell back on the old-fashioned plea of Intimi dation, which was the beginning and ending of his argument. Ills plea to the jurisdiction of Gov. Drew as being e, posi fnuou will be met by the rule that the unfinished busines of an out. going executive must always be transaoted by the Incoming one; that this rule is not disputed, and that it iapplies to business imperfectly or wrongfully transacted by the outgoing exeou tive as well as to that not transacted at all. The Republitoans are terribly despondent on all hands, and it is by no means improbable that the muddle may be settled by throwing out the vote of florida. Ihe general range of specula tion here to-night is in this direction. There is very little probability that it will be counted for Tilden. It ii thlerably safe to predict that the chances are as five that it will be thrown out to , three that it will be counted for Hayes. iolman $dot Paid eOa today for his factious opposition to Eads last Monday, and for about a million other small in. lotions which he has made upon mrmbers in his ospaclty of treasury watch dog for the laes twelve fears. The House, without regard to party, made a raid on him and smashed him complete. ly. It is the first time in fourteen years that the ohairman of the Appropriation Committee, with nearly a two-thirds party majority, baa been beaten on appropriation by a two-thirds vote of the House, DUIELL. ..4ICIB*- ..... l11ARP PRACTItE. A Lot of Perjurers on Their Way to Washington. To Impeach Littiefleld's Testimony. It Is Not Probable that They Can EfTrct Anything. I[Special to N. O. Democrat.) WA$NIIMaOTo, Feb. 2. --The E'eotoral Tribunal began its session at 8 o'clock. Keason, of Iows, presented a case of objection to the Democratic vote or Florida. In his speech, whiobh ven the Itad.icis pronounce weak and gauzy, no points of importance were presented. 'I he Iepublicans are attempting to get Matt Wells before the Senate Committlee prior to his examination by Field. Maddox made no new points in his testimony, beyond correcting some slight errors. A telegram read from New Orleans, announcing that a doeen witnesses had left there for Wssh Ington to impeaoh Littlefleld's testimony, creates amusement hero. There is no doubt here as to the capacity of the Packard gang to furnish perjury in quantities to suit, at reasonable rates, but how they propose to impeach that part of Littledeld's testimony, which consists of the orig inal returns of Vernon parish, with the signature of the parish clerk, and showing the alterations made by Littlefleld, is not exactly understood here. The only possible way in which it could be done, would be by hiring the Parish Can. vassers of Vernon to swear that the original re turn was a forgery, and the forged copy prepared by Littlefleld, under Wells' instructions, the original. Unless this is done, all the carpet-bag gets in Louisiana could not impeach Littlefeld's testimony. IiUILL. INCSURANCE CROOK1EDNESIS. Insurance omeers Indicted for Embez. alement and Grand Larceny. Nrw YonR, Feb. 9.-The Grand Jury yesterday presented indictments against Theodore B. Wott more, Vice P'resid nt of Security Life Insurance Company, for embelraement and grand larceny; Roebert L. Case President; Robert L. Case, Jr., Actuary; Isaac H. Allen, Secretary, for perjury. Judge 'ilders'eeve immediately lesued benoh warrants for the arrest of all the above named, which were placed in the hands of olioers for service. Mr. Wettmore. did not sign the annual state ment of the company, and no indictment could be found against him for perjury, as in case of the other officials who affixed their signatures to the false etatenents. Mr. Allen was at the office of the Security Com pany yesterday, as usual, and will not make any effort, he states, to avoid arrest. lie has, how ever, made provision for balil when the time comes. The other offcers of the company have not been seen about the office for some time. A Confessing Criminal. Nzw Yonx, Feb. 2--A Bloomlinton (Ill.) dis patch reports that a man named John Pierson, in tail here, he confessed that he murdered Hon. turray MuOonnell, at Jacksoonvllo, in February, 1869. Mr. McCOonnell wed found in his office with his head crushed. _- *_.----- MEXICO. Diaz Temporarily Triumpphant--What Will Come Next ? HAVANA, Feb. 1.-The steamer City of Havana has arrived, bringing City of Mexico dates of January 20. Armed reselstance against Diaz is considered ended for the present. Many adherents of President Lerdo continue to leave the country, fearing outrages. The Church party tacitly eontenances Dias, but is really working to place Conservatives in power. A general opinion prevails that the Dalu government will be of short duration. Gen. Dias has ordered the reieea of a number of foreign ers who have been onned In the prisons i Iatatmorn atd eat5mey. 3ltmw iU wlllea air t(d'rtsrs5pMtatt the 81 ~~e~aveadtI5In·Uia evang 187 Blenville and If0 Cutom. house Streets and their Memoirs. "A Pretty Little Lade Named Claudine." The llagisterial Garfleld and the Iloom. Ing Kelley-"fhe o len of Satin and the Glimmer of 'Pearls." The .Hon. John Hherman in IlHll of Daziling Light. A Ilustry of a Night Fpent In New Or. loans by the Republican Vistlng Mtatermen. Blenville street, 137, New Orleans; that is where Jos. Hancock appears to have lodged whilst he was in tils oily. Jos. Hancock, as we know, is the telegraphlo name of Joe. H. Mad dox, a gentleman who has lately become famous throughout the country as the volunteer negotia. tot of a mnagnifloent financial transaotion by whlok a million dollars were to pass into the pockets of the Louisiana Returning Offlers, for whose oharaoter as honest men and estimable citlzens Senator Sherman and Rteprteentative Garfield have advertised themselves as sponsors and Indorsers. How much of this sum was to be conveyed as brok3rage or commission to the in. genuous and genial Joseph, we can only conieo. tare ; but we may be sure that he stipulated for a fee commensurate with the importance of the ob Ject to be aooomplished. To return to 187 Blenville street. It is a house situated in a part of the city not dominated by severity of morals, or prudery of deportment. It is a comfortable-looklng brick edifice, modest enough in its exterior, but sharing with two or three others the grandeur of eontrast with the collection of obscene hovels and vulgar cabarets which constitute the neighborhood. Just around the corner, in Burgundy street, is a block infested by swarms of negresses, who add the practice ,if thievery to the protession of a trade more perti nent to their sex-women who are unknown to the census, but aie carefully catalogtued by the police. At a little distance, in Ou ,tomhouso street, is NpIMIltR 170, referred to in the Maddox dispatches as the abiding place of Calvert, the rni(,r e'go of Wellse. It is the very spot that the fitness of things would have designated as the residence o: Wells, on account of the interesting and congenial mem ories wlth which its chambers are thronged It was in this house that the great "rings" of Republican legislators had their meeting place during the flush timus of 'tI, '10 and '71. Hlere the "ring" met overy day after the adjournment of the House to oonsider "money" bills, to reoelve propositlons from persons wanting to buy mess. urea through the Legitlature; to hear the reports of "finance committees," sand to decide on the terms of agreement with the purchasers of votes. It was here that the famous Chattanooga railroad bil's, to pass which Governor LE D. Morgan contributed $103,000, 'were engineered through by Raynor and Williams. was here that the Warehouse bill, and the Park bill, and the State.House bill were put through. It was here that Charles T. Howard would have gone to negotiate for his Lottery bill, if he had not bought it through before No. 170 became the official headquarters of the ring. It was here, in short, that the State was run in debt to the ex tent of about $30,000,000, the subsequent repu diation of half of which constituted the grand finanoial triumph of Kellogg's adminis'ration. Certainly it was a fitting place for Wells to adopt as the Ior,.r of the grandest of all the fioancial transactions that political history records. But again we are straying away from 117 DIen ville street, the plara selected by the more fas tidloun Maddcx as the basis of his operations. It is what is known simply as a lodging house; that is to say, a house where furnished rooms are let. It is kept by a pretty little lady whose first name is cOLAUDINE, and whose last name is eonosaled behind the mysterious veil which sometimes shrouds the personal history of ladles who have loved not wisely but too well. But it must not be supposed that this appolla tive deficienoy is regarded as detrimental to her character in that mystical circle of which she is consldered one of the brightest ornaments. In short, Olaudine is an Octoroon, or a very light Quadroon ; and to the Ootoroon or the Quadroon a latitude, not to say a license, of conduct is permitted which is altogether denied to their white sisters who desire to preserve the appearance of decency and fair repute. In an elegantly furnished apartment of the fair Claudine's house, TIm GoNaIAL. MADDOOX instal'ed himself. Maddox, we must premise, was not a stranger in New Orleans. He lived here many years ago, and had a career, less brilliant than brief, as proprietor of the daily .' escent. His first editor was a gentleman named Frost, who, on account of a fiery and personal article directed against the Hunt family, came to his death in a duel with Dr. Hunt. His next editor was Mr. Johnston, brother of (en. Joe Jqhnston, known widely at one time as TI ,.,/retari,, a correspondent of the Natiornal Itndllicicer. After a short experience of New Orleans, John ton went away, and Maddox sold the (reseaent and. withdrew from Journalism. This was in 1865. He then returned to Maryland, his nadivo State, where he remained during the war, except whilst engaged in journeying to Richmond and back, in pursuit of Confederate contracts on the one hand, and Federal contracts on the other. Out of these, in some inexplicable way, grew A CLAIM UPON THE UfnSTITKDnITATrS Fr'm 8000,0(0 on account of certain tobacco supposed to have been stored at Fredericksburg, and to have been reduced to premature ashes by the Union forces. Hence it will be seen that large financial opera tions are as Oongenial to the mind of Maddox as to the fancy of Sellers. When Maddox arrived here, and took lodgings with the fasiolnating Claudine, he gave out that he was a treasury agent and that he had been sent out to procure evidence against the Wells claims for $625,000 and the Ballly claim for i800, 000. In pursuit of this purpose, which was, doubtless, genuine, he made a trip up Roed River and came back charged with prclfs of AAICALITY ON THE PART OF WELLR. It was this information, perhaps, which sug gested to him the plan of turning an honest hun dred thousand or so by constituting himself a broker for the sale of Wells' power and influence as President of the Returning Board. In the meantime. O)L, J. T. PIOETT, then in Washington, wrote to Col. Frank Zsobh. roe and oal. L W. Patton, Preeldeatof the Demo atieotateOoammtte, that Mddaz wass agent 151'555h1 thtib WaM t s3s tegtblteons gotig on !otreWm them wee not sr* mired. Maddox loarned that detetast were on hib rrack, and he nesoeeded in eonneetilg this with Pkett's letter. He Immediately returned to Washingaton, and then, it appeare, persuadel Pilkett that his operatien were intended not to injure Tlldeu, but to negotiate for a sale and pr-. chsoe of the electoral rote of Louisians. On this etplanation was based the mystetous tele. gram fr6m Pickett to col, Zaoharie : "A double game, but if well informed, might trust person I wrote about." After this Maddox came back to New Orleans to prosecute hie sohemes, with the result that the Demooratic Committee doolined to make the prop sed purchase. Whilst Maddox war in New Orleans the oity was also graced and honored by the presence o; 'rtlg itPtIntIIOAN "VsIT'rlt.l TATEMIaL" These "eminent citlsens" devoted much time and attention to the solution of the difficult prob. lem of carrlong for Hayes a State which had voted for Tilden, and were ,laudably assiduous in thelr labors to falsify the facts of the election. This patriotlec duty took up so much of their time that they had little opportunity for the amenities of social interoourse. Nevertheless they could not forget that they were gentlemen, distin guslhed in social rank, as well as in political posl tion, and they naturally missed the cheering so olety of the softer sex and the gent'e dalliance to which they had been cctustomed in the perfumed saloons of Washington. It Is sad to tell It, but, nevcrtheless, we ere fareed to admit it as a truth, that TItEMe (OUtRLntD DARLINi 5 OF H40ItTY were not regarded as valuable acquisitiones n the social circles of New Orleans. People did not shower Invitations upon them to dinner, to balls, to soi..es, to souprs. The omission may have been owing to the fact that they came here wthout the key which unlocks the doors of private society in all oivilised communities- proper letters of introduction, or personal ac quaintanoe with those who have the enf.ee--or it may be that the purpose for which they came- to asure a dishonest connt of votes not actually cast--did not commend them to favor as persons to o feted and ca ressed. ILet ilh's be as it will, the Iaipublioan "visiting statesmen" and "eminent cltimens" were used ti spend their evenings smoking unlimited cigars, and quelling infinite cook-tails, and talk log indefinte twaddle in their rooms In the ht. Oharles Hotel, And of this at last they wearied. Even the Republican "visiting statesman" will tire of the perennial society of his brother "visiting statesman," and yearns for the con trasct affrded by "or,oss or armt Atn n mt an OF PeAtne." Of this condition of affairs the saga clone Maddox became aware. He pitied the Itepublican "statesmen." He e.ymathised with them. iHe would do something to dispel the gloom which shrouded the evening hours of the magisterial Garileld, and which threatened to convert the blooming, blithesome Kelley into a cynical misanthbrope. Maeddox was acquainted with New Orleans society--at least with that phase of New Orleans society which rurnhihee Till AfiPASlAN, Tnx LAlti, AND TuH .itavYNs of graceful and voluptuous form and modified compiixlon. To his tretty lhndladv Olaudine he imparted his plan, and she entered into it with becoming appreeiation and spirit. >Iotlling was easier than for her to assemble together the most charming and the most attractive of the quad roon and octoroon beauties of New OrIane- boeautles who, to the piquancy and grace of lflidee, and the enticing contour of Dude, added the polish of this recherch' soclety, and the enticing ways of women Atc'VNTOMID TO ow WOOED AND NOT UNUVED TO nlilNO WON. The night was fixed anad the invitations, not "'written upon gilt-edged paper, w th a neat little crow-quill, slight and new," but done up in the latest fashion of ti ted envelope, scented with ,uili"Jir, were duly diepatched to the bored and weary statesmen. It is needless to say that they were accepted with alacrity, O(iN. OAinFISLD AnRAYiED IliMtMLF In his most exquisite len'e; Itepresentative Kel ly, dismissing from his mind the iron interest and the elastic bond theory, and the Piukston case, to which he had been compelled to turn for recrealion, got himself up in his most fascina ting style. The other statesmen followed this example, and together the party proceeded to tosh "halls of dazlming light," those gilded and tapestried saloons which were to be ThIs PAIRADINM OF Thi HOtR, and whore they were to gaze upon the honuri upon whose facile charms their fancy had so often dwelt. Here, amid the smiles of beauty, they would pass the happy moments, as 'Pericles with Aspadi, or Demosthenes at the feet of Lais. But, more fortunate than their Grecian prototypes, to whom a sparkling vintage was unknown, and for whom the stately quad rile, the voluptuous waltz, or the lively galop had not been invented, the "visiting. sttesmek" could chabse the golden-footed hours through the wavy asurges of the Boston, or could drink sweet est inspiration from the amber-tinted goblet of champagne which had gained more than its own exhilaration from TiIE AMfOIIoUa liOUC l OF DEAUTY'I TmIIITY LIP. Claudine had done no discredit to her promise or to the occasion, and Maddox bad supplied an abundant supper and unstinted wine. The ladles were dressed with elegance and taste. Moat of them wore white dresses--a style which is very becoming to the creamy and peaoh-tinted com plexion of the octoroon. As the Jenkinses of Northern cities are apt to say when they find the attempt at descriptioi too much for them, "where all were beautiful and lovely and charm. ing, it would be invidious to particularize." Ioan not, however, resist the temptation to tell that TMI. YOUTHFUL xKELLEY, through whose veins courses the warm blood of only sixty-five summers, was furced to surrender at a kind of dscoretion to the charms of a piquant little beauty, who was evidently taken with his graceful and commanding figure, even more than with his fascinating conversa Lion. It was truly a lovely sight to see the on rioun interest with which he looked upon her, and to note the tender deference of his manner toward her. We remember hearing of a toaet once given at a Vermont militia muster-"The girls of Varmount; fond of the milingtary; but vailuous in their ourosity." That XKLLýY AND OAIRIZLD AND SRlbMAN were fond of the ootoroon and quadroon girls in whose society they pasted that memorable even ing, cannot be doubted; that they were "vartuonu in their ourosity," we are bound to believe, as we have their word for it. The courtly Gar eld made a great impression on the young ladies, and they still speak of his dignified pres eioe and his instruetive oonveratlion n terms of admiration. Garfield, it appears, is ALWAYS TaE "TATsLXANa," when he visits the boudoir of beauty, as well as when he is a visitor to the rooms of the Beturn log Board. Mr. K:ley was more lively, but more material, more practial, so to spak. Ask him, however, what he thinks of the ratre a radiant maidei s whom he met aM 17 Bienvitl u treat New Ornas,aid our word efor it,he wRt tell lot that "they sete bs*st V t ( gal4, The lenate mt at the usual hour, 12 mi, Lieut. Gov. Wilts p.esing and a quorum oreaoti A omantualtetiOn uw read from the $e'reettry of IUate transmitting to the Senate the returns of the election recenty held to fill the vacancy in the Senate ausee by the death of Senator Meredith, of the bizteeoth Distriet, Referred to Committee on Elections. The President of the Senate also had read by eoretary Clegg the printed proceedings of a mace mtetirg of the Hisizns of Claiborne pb sh, held Jan. 24, at Homer, La., avowing their at tichment to the constitution and conviotion of the ele tlon of Tilden and Hendricke and licholls and Wilts and determination to pay their tales only to the appointees of Gov. Nicholls, sacom panted with resolutions to that effect, and re aesttingg that th6 proceedinRgs be copled in the New Orleans DittoonAT and Pieor/tsne from the Homer Iliad, in wit oh they were ordered to be published. On motion to refer to Committee on Fedgral Relations, Mr. Demes objected that he d d not want to appear as concedlng the election so far as it concerned Tilden and Hendricks, and for that reason the yeas and nays on the motion to refer were oalled for, and the resointions were so referred by a vote of 20 to 1, Mr. Demas alone voting in the negative. Mr. Texada, lot Commlttee of Enrollmeht, re ported as properly enrolled the joint resolution to Congress relative to procunaig aid from the general government eo butid and repair the leves of the Misselseippi river. Mr. Robertson gave notice that he would, at a future day move to strike out rule 01, and amend rule 16, referring to the "previous question," to the rules governing the proceedings of the Senate. Mr. Goodse offered a resolution that, whereas, owing to the oaving of the banks of the river, the Ibv es were in a bad condition, the Commit tee on Lands and Levees be instruoted to take action in the mitter and report by bill or other wise. Mr. Goode, in support of the resolution, re. marked that it t as well known as a facr that the levees never were in a worse condition than now. We were now In the month of February, on the eve of high water. The action of the Levee Company had been published, declaring their in ability to do the work neoessary for our proteo. lion. They proposed that the people should do the work and take the paper of the coolpauy. The company had alreadt anticipated their re venues, and the money wrung from the people would all be applied to paying the old obUgations of the company. The proposition in effect was that the people of this State should advance the money to the Levee Company for two years with out interest, with the promise that we will be refunded that money, without interest, two years after the loan. If we should make the levees and lend our money to the company for the purpose, it would be to pay fifty cents per cubic yard for the same work which, with our money in our own hands, or those of some responsible agent of the Mate, could be done for twenty cents. home means could and should be esuggested to this end, so that contributions of money ,ud labor might be procured. It has been suggr sled that if we will ,ass a law giving to the Governor the right to s-e eat a board of commissioners, with power to got contributions, they could be procured for the purpose in less than ten days from this time, and the work necessary to protect us could be fully acoomplished. If nothing is done, there is anu appalling calamity impendlng over the people of Louisiana. The resolution was adopted. Senate bill No. 12, to amend and re-enact seeo tian 8E1 of the itevised Statutes relative to ,ficial bonds, was oaelod up, amended and finally passed. The following Is a synopsis of the bill. The section as amended and re-enacted reads as fol. lows : All bonds given by tax collectors of the itate and by persons charged with the collection of parish taxe., and by public offloers,whether State or parish (except the State 'Jreasuurer, Auditor of Public aountse, Parish Itecord.r and Clerks of the Distrirt Courts), who, by existing laws,or those hereafter to be enacted, may be rqItired to give bonds, shall give bond with sureties residing within the parish where the officer serols s the functions of his office, which bond shall be'an nexed by the Parish itecorder, Clerk of the District Court and the President of the Police Jury in al the parishes except in the city of New Orleans and pamieh of Orleans, where that duty shall be performed by the Recorder of Mortgages in ant for the parish of Orlean', within thirty days from the date tf their commission and before entering upon their duties. The bond shall be authenticated by the attestation of two wit. nesses and the signature of the lie order, and shall also be recorded in a separate book to be kept for that purpose, and shall also be regis. tered in the mortgage records of the several parishes where the principal ob:gor may own real estate. The bonds, when so registered, shall operate from and after the date of the registry as a mortgage upon all the real estate of the principal obligor therein. The bonds of all State ,fiMoers shall be made payable to the Governor of the dtate of Louisiana, and those of the parish officers to the President of the Polioe Jury of the parish. House bill No. 40, reported on with an amenIl ment, allowing plaintiffs in attachments and pro visional seirnre to bond property after ten days, where defendants have failed to bond the same, was read twle and placed on the calender. The skme disposition was made of Senate bill No. 21, telative to the reousatiodi of Judges and District Attorney e. House bldl No. 45, being reported on unfavor ably, the report of the committee was aidopted. The object of the bill was to effoot sales of prop erty by offering the same a second time without addi ut le peonse. The resoln lon,.mak.ng warrants for salaries of the constitutional oaoers of the State receivable to the general tax fundnd ad license fund for taxes for the year In whaich the warrants are issued, was amended in some particulars effeoting only the proper %erbisgs of the aoc, and the ruines be ing su pnded, was finally passed. Mr. En tis in the OChair. At 1 o'clook Senate bill No. 8, the education bill, being a substitute for Sensate bill No. 8, was taken up uas the spec sal order of the day fixed for this hour; but pending its consideration the 8enat*, at the request of the House, prooeeded to the hall of the House to ballot in Joint session for U. 8. Benator. After Joint session the consideration of the bill was resumed. Mr. Ogden moved to take it ap scetion by seotion. Mr. White moved to postpone. He said it was a subject of the most momentous importance that coumld come before us, and he was daily in receipt of letters from the country inquiring about it and wished it to have the flutlest conasideration. Mr. Boatner opposed postponing. If we were not going to work during the Raltus quo he was in favor of going home. Mr. Whitoe moved to postpone as the order of the day till Friday next, on whlich the yeas and anys being olled, the vote resulted: Yeas 18; and nays, Mesrs. Boatner Ducros, Enustis, Goode, Ogden, Perkins and Texads. so the bill was postponed te Friday next. On motion of Mr. Eastle, the Senate went into executive session, which was shortly after raised; after which the Senate adjourned about half-past 1 till 12 m. BSatuorday. The House. The House assembled at the usual hour. Speaker Bush in the chair and a quorum Fres Ont Prayer by the Bey. Dr. Palmer. Judge Bridger, of Caldwell, asked for and ob. tained leave of absence for two weeks for Mr. Cookerham, of Blenville, dating from Monday next, on aecount of illness. BlaOLUTIOls. By Mr. Berry-To appoint a Joint committee of three to onvestigate the ocondition of the New OInal and New Basin and the New Canal shell road. Bead twice and referredto the Committee on Oanals and Drainage. By Mr. Porter, from the Committee on Charita ble Institutions, favorably, with amendments, on ouse hi 1 No O, relative to and providing for the better management of the Desaf and Dumb and Blind Asylums of the State. 'The amendments provide ton penalties for delinquencies or mal teesanee f the Direotors sodemployes. Mr. Lyons, of Ea t Fkiians, said he favored the bill, but wished that the provision in the bill probt diretors and emplojes of these fn stýttions tobe benoerned in ar ocntraob or putr e of supplies with or to thes Istitutions, sad prohtliLg membersof the boards of trus tees toeve any tn those institu s.o be to all the eharitable in n o he So, rsand he oereda a smend. p14ths mte hadt lden d pald oa atok titp r one p a l , and op mro n polps tWenty rp t oila 1treified m It ut poll. b , nbi teirm is. ý l flosse priaitl r iettad upon lari d ,i.11 dcoup street, J F .b . ; CAInPmsraas, Secretary. let j p rrr--- - - · ·-, . .... ' · .............. ... . .. -" ,. . . . . .. . ing'EIEIHm'S INUliUANCE (O*MPNASl, Cover.u Of New Orleans'. SieadtwcMof Camp and Gravler Streets, mlitae. KUCtAL LTATI.MENT. ly Mr. 14 one, fro. rations--hieported faVrL *.............. ti, I upon House ,ll No. 81,rt*' ...... .. - Lioe Insuranoe Company.. '* "" " The bill was taken up and rtu ,Tan. 167, .l mittee on Judiciary. '"tIttuIOW The Committee on Corporations 1xIoWt subetitute on House bill No. 12. Thi OreIT u1ett'ih were taken up and read. The of the bll is to limit the elpenditures of coit.i hione to witbhn their respestive actual revsti'i 'he eabstitute, belsg acoepted, was read tw and allowed to lie ovr under the rules. AC ointriO ro to rigs. By Mr. Hill, of Orleans--House bill No. 7it, t repeal certain enottons of the Revlsed StatuWle rela ive to the inspection of merchandise. bill repeals all laws makitg the inspection o merchandise compulsory and provides thit the inspection of hsy, pork, beef and flour nhall be made only on the application of the owners of the merobandise, It Was read twice and referred to the Judiciary Committee. Uy Mr. Barbln, of Avoyelles, by oonsent-A bill to abolish the cash deposits in the eoturta of the state, the parish of Orleans excepted, etc. The bill provides that the essh deposit fees of ten dollars, which, by existing laws, the clerks of the district courts of this state, the parish of Or1 leans exepted, are authorised to demand from plaint If offering to file suits in the district Of parish cuts, be and the same are hereby re pealed. Iln it fI /ther eerled, That all that part of osee lion 8 of the act of November I2, 1576, fx ing the fees of the clerke of the distrtot courts through. out theotate, the parish of Orleans exceptled I whioh the clerks are entitled to demand ten lars as a cash depo-it, be and the same is hereby repealed and abrogated, ieferred to the Judiciary Oommittee. Dy Mr. Wilde, of Orleans, by consent-To la corporate Jackson Fire Company No, h1of Mew Orleans; (to provIde for a renewal of eharter which has expired.) Referred to the Commiatte.e on Corporations. By Mr. Spiller, cf Livingston, by consent--To provldef r the loss by fire of public pa se and books of the parish of Livingston. Referre 'to the Judiciary Committee. The General Assembly met in joint sesion and proceeded to ballot for a United Stated Senator, with the following result: TenSte. Ilouse. Total J.lai ................ 1 11 (litbon .............. a t; to Wfkliffe .............. 4 11 1 Can. B5 1o l imoberteb,o............ 5a iS Total ................. cit s No choice, and the Senate withdrew. l~INIStlnxn nutlINexas House 1,11l No. sl, to abolish the office of Dli. trh t Attorney pro temp , re. The vote came tip to reconsider the vote by which the bill passed its third reading, the ob. jnot bring to refer the bill to the Ju.dioiary Com mittee. Yeas 8l nays 81. The bill was now res terred to toe Judiciary Oommlitre. lHouse bill extending the powers of notai.es public in administernlg oaneths, returned from tee senate with a slight amendment. The amen. ment was concurred in. House concurrent resolution relating to aboll tion of the Metropolitan police, returned from the Benate with the amendment, "giving the utmost limit to the city of New Orleans. o the right of local self.government compatible with efiolenoy." The amendment was concurred in. xxYasAo vteow Tgi oovxnson. A message was received from the Ooverneg anionsoouig that he had signed House bill to amend and re-enact section 13922 of the Revised Statutes. IEC4ND itgAD1'NOS. Subsliaute for House bill No. 23, reorgailxing the police juries of the State, was taken up. Mr. Voorhtes in the chair. Mr. Brady, of St. Tammany, propased to the bill by providing that police jurors shall1 able to rear and write in the English lan The proposi ion led to a desultory 'ten and was aslall withdrawnt y Mr. t a. Blsn cfEattaubstitut to the tion. Mr. Bush's enbstitutepartloularly that the Police Jury shall divide the into wards, securing equal repreetiat f.i*. wards to be known as polioe jury, Justie peace and election wards. Mr. Bush said that the object of thiC tioh oof his substitute wrs to provide the confulsion which had heretofor;e eax s the limits of wards. This madeb the ilm same for police jaries', justice's or eleacti The substitute also provides that p jl shall be selected one from ecoh ward aa no change oflimits in the ward shall be except by a two-thirds vote of the Pollee Jr Pending the consideration of the bill, the, otal order of tbhe day was called. CPECIAL OD1R O1 LBZE DAY. $peaker Bush in the ohair. House bill :4o. 87, the printing bill. The first sectiUon was read. Mr. MoGehee moved to amend by g that the printing be given to the lowest , Mr. Young of Olniboene moved to lay thei' tion on the table. Adopted-46 yeas to 18 nays. A motion by Mr. Young to reconsider, and atn other to table the motion to reconsider followd and was carried. The reveral sections were read anad and the bill adopted as a whole and findly pais Mr. Voorbles io the chair. The bill reorganizing the polioe Juries of lb. State was now taken up, and Mr. luash's sillE*i tate for the first section of the substitute for the bill was passed. Mr. Young, of Olaiborn', moved to amend tel second section, by providing that tlestion of Pob.1 line Jurors shall take place at the gseraml else. tion for members of the House of Bepresenm t tives. HBie reasons were that it would be snore economical. Be supposed that the idea of fl.ing the elo:tlon in May was to withdraw it from the Inflnence of polities. Tbis theory would well ap. j ply for judicial offioers, but he thought that t.e election of Police Junes did not justify the la.crg expenditures which a special oleo.lon would eat till. Mr. Newsom, of Tangipahoa,opposed the amend ment, and was followed by Mr. Kernochan. ofet Plaque nines, who agreed with Mr. Newsom, blt thought the election occurred at a busy period of the season and should rather be fied for eome. time in August. Mr. Bowden, of Franklin, arguod in favor of the May election. Mr. Oarloes, of WeLater, advocated the ue of the election on the same day as the gýer election, on the grounds of economy. Pending the debate the House adjourned. ----: - - .... I.; FOBEIGN NEWS. It is Everything but the statua quMe Il thi East. L.xpox, Feb. .--The Timesn' Berlin dispelet is dlervyiy is willing to raze the fortiloations Blegrade and Alesinats if Taurkey leaves t other fortiications in her hand'. " The mobilization of the Bausaan guards be been resolved upon. Al Iek boldl sure its prcoeeding betweae BRssi& * Reels wants to buow whethet ase coud enjoy the ftrits of a vieWl :" she ashievsaine. Lose feitar saseouef .the Xta, $b ittt fnd* r· daJt?': . 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