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0_LEANS. DAILY DEMOCRAT,
OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA. L. II--NO 67. NEW ORLEANS. SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1877. PRICE, FIVE CENTS. T'EL EUIAPN. 4.14 ElIOCRATIC CAUCU.J. scatrttrats are AualI Unite.l and eterrntined. Nlew Elecllon Dill W;Il be Sup #rt4byJ Thorn as a Compronirue Straswre. tr Prop'sil ''lhat tib Ilouse Reflse to Ueeognis' Ilayes' SAetorl'y If Iteelared Lh ct' d. Otpsptal to Ihe TL 0. Drnoe rLt.1 hIOTo3t, 'eb. 2t.-The caoncus to Was a tnllder nffair than the of the day in the House had reason to anutleipto. There wns $uOh debate, and the general ques ot dilatory tacticu was not brought e, of New York, presented the a$laous rerqtiest of the delegation g4bt 3c.tet, that the caucus sup tield'a two hills: one providing S.ow l octlont a1l for the P'resi. ad interim, and the other author ~lt teawrrtnto proceedings in the te Court, In case the Bonate reject the 1V ew Llection bill and lrayes elected. teaw eleeUti. bil, was received by SUtte oue as a substitute for a measure jMBlakburn intended to present, was, that the louse declare, by on, that the Electoral Commis ;lad violated the spirit of the eUt under which the electoral S.Sl passed; and that, therefore, is was not bound to abide its 'burn's measures further con that thi House should de to join the Senate in proclaiming 1'realdcnt; refrain from taking rt in his inauguration, and form ftOuse to recognize his authority. policy struck the capitalists of y as savoring too much of rero ead Fierld's policy was accepted promise. s belleve:d the action of the caucus command the support of the entire , except lfaucock and one or two who arc considered as having ly gone over to the Radicals. pollcy was adopted praotically by tion, and nealy one hundred Swere in caucus, ]JiUrLT. WMI . TP lIOUM; PoOUllAXI.i Dilatory t artics to be rPursued. W'ill B1e FrevtYe!ied from Cm ning In. from r'ennaylvanl', Rhode Island, Bs° tbh Carolixa. Virgih t and Wis. t-onsin to be Objestcd To. 1 pa~i1l ýo N. O. Democrat.l xTOrr, Februlary 21.--Monday's me, to be followed by the Shas been arranged. It is t that the house will meet at 10 debate on the ineligible Penn elector will run to noon, and it at least olue o'clock before the sorwention can meet. After Penn a is counted, RIhode Island will next btate called. An elector ebjected to from that State also, gill prolong the hour to four when the two Houses again It is thought it will be so late on before South Carolina is reach .the Tribunal will be unable to the dispute on this State until Sand cannot reach a ooncusion elulon'on it before Thursday. oyuth Carolina there will yet to be counted Tennessee, Texas, t, Virginia, West Virginia and . In the latter State there is ' elector who is ineligible, and will be objected to. There is also ineligible Democratic elector it. It is linted that for the at delay some Democrats will pro a object to this vote. the easiest of matters to prevent -coming in if the Democrats *p their minds to -keep him out. p ublicans tflly appreciate the that "Delays are dangerous." SBUELL. -- p SA£. IUS'DERSTAIDIHG. uenee of which a Motion was fiade ,.id Ost. . or the Oregon Ihels!on to Take a It, cess. Lhcial to Now Orleans Democrat.] rox, Feb. 23.-There seems sente misunderstanding among rats in the House as to the of delay. This morning a wr. made to take a recess till `lst Speaker Bandall refused itc, on thegr end that 1tk sinseIt wtt the proM oleion, whiho was carried byf a ote of 147 to 87. The two Houses will dissolve the joint session after the objections are made to Oregon, and then the Howse will take a recess till Monday; this will be in accordance with the electoral bill. The trouble was that those who voted for Immediate recess, without receiving the Oregon decision, were too fast. Speaker Randall does not mean to be caught violating the law, though he is in favor of all the delay possible under the law. He summarily squelched the attempt to adjourn in vilolatloS of the electoral bill. BuLL. W EAK.KNEElD. Arttr All, Dilatory 'Inc iel Will Proba. b'y FIil. But Lo, ilatina is Saf.. teprcld to N. O. Democrat ] WAIIItNuTOr, FtŽb. 21.--It seems that the eaticus 1>rograrnmmn has beon disre garded. One more effort will be made to take a recess until Monday, after two hours' speech-rnaking is exhausted. It is not known whether on this final test the recalcitrant Demoorate will come to the scratch. If they do not, dllatory totices will be finally aban doned. Everything Is in turmoil in the House, and a bitter feeling among Democrats prevails. Reconsideration is the order of the day, and unity seems well-nigh Impossible. The people of Louisiana, however, can afford to look on quietly. Their interests are safe In any event. BUNtLL. -.-... -.,*.---.-. TIlE ARMY. Tlie Ileenme Will Insist en Its Reduction. The Renular Army to be Iteduced to 17,500 Men. [Rpecial to to the N. O. DemLoerat. WVAtsuITOr, De. 24. -- The House military appropriation bill outs the rank and file of the regular army down to 17,000 men. This will be raised by the Senate to 25,000, and the House will then make an ultimnatum of 20,000 men, which the Senate will have to accept or the bill.will fail altogether, ------9**---- A (IIRCULARt. iProvilhing for Lights and Miguan to I're tent Cdllisiofn. [t·peclal to the N. O. Domeorat.J WAsulraooro, Feb. 24, 12:35 p. m. Circulars relative to steering and to lights, torches and signals to be pro vided, used and observed on vessels, to Irevent collisions on wator, have just been issued by the Treasury Department for distribution among masters of vessels. Non-comrn. pliance witht these rules will subject vessels to a penalty of two hundred dollars, and the vessel may be seized and proceeded against. 'IIBuLL. CONGRESS. TilI IIOUVS. Pallare of Dilatory Measures. WAsulioroN, Feb. 24 -I. the llouse, Mr. Mio.ahon oflered a resecl lon to meet the tena e ast 1 o'cauck. Mr. Wilson offered a substitute to meet the nenate immediately. Adopted--145 to 85. Then Mr. Vance move.t a reo~.e to Monday. Rlated out of irder. A motion was made to reoonilder Mr. Wilson's motion and lay on the table. The yeas and nays were taken on this, the :bleat being to filihbuster past 12 o'olook, when FrtPafs legislat.ve day euds, when a motion for a recebe may be enter trained. At 11:55 o'clock ilatory motions having failed, the denate entered the tiouse. In the Hono the motion of Mr. OJiymer, that the iouse take a recess to 10 o'oloou Monday, was defeated-yeas 107, nays 182. This was by a standing vote. The gecond joint session to progress with the count to bouth Usroltuna will take place possibly to-day. Mr. Lane, of Oregon, moved a recess to half past 9 on Monda', and IRadall ruled the me +inn out of orde, and dbiste was opened by Mr. Lawrenoe, of Ohio, in tauvr of sustaining the decision of the Uommiseton. This is decisive against filibusteribg, and is re garded as practically settling that the count is to go on and the fraud of counting Hayes in bI consummated. THE SENATE. Debate on the Oregon Vote. Upon return of the Senate to its chamber, at 12:10, Mr. iargent, of ctalifornia. eubmntted a resolution that the decision of the ecmmittte upon the electoral vote of the State of Oregon stand as the judgment of the Senate, objection made thereto o the contrary notwithstanding. Debate was opened by Mr. Kelly, of Oregon, who denied that Watts was eligible as a Presi dential elector. THE OHIO STATE JOURNAL. Its Article Favoring Packard not In spired by Hayes. An article in the O?'io State Journal (Hayes' organ) savored the recogtuton of Pacrnrd and was very bitter against the South. It created great excitement and was much oo.mentad .a here to-day. Lieut. Goe. Yunng, of Ohio, tele graphe to night that Hayes never inspired and never saw tue uarcle until so-night, and that Gen. Comfy, the edi:or, was absent, siek. SOU'r CAROLINA. Mr. Julian Counsel for the Democrats. WAsamnoroN, Feb. 24-.Mr. Julian, of Indiana, lahete to aigue tte i3uth Uaroius case on b. half of the Demoorats. Tae Vermont Elect.rs. WAstsen Toa, Feb. 21.-It sems to have been forgotten hast itre ste two returas from Ver t.. The ibest emooratic candidate of The tam smeeg D a g~~Yll~~ouhr OUR WAAbI1NO FN LEI VEul. A Mad History of the Campaign and of the Count. Hayes Realizes the Desperate 6i1tuation In Which he is Plaactd. Something About His Probable BMoi hrn Policy. tSpeelal Correspondeneoo N. O. Democrat.] WadnrrtaoTo, iFebruary 21, 1177. At this writing it is safe to conclude that the folly of the Democracy, joained to the raseality of the National Iteturning hloard, have dono their work, and that the result will be the inauguration of Mr. Hlayes on the bth of March. No other possi bility is entertained here, aod the Dm.!rucrats have already resolved to make the nTarsx OF A rPAD IIAR.rAIN, whirlh all now cnrdo to ho the proper deflni tl'n of the oompronri o which p o codeitho lee. toral bill. This c, mprortuto ray nit have been in Itself a had barglain, but it lnl hborn madrA, so by circumstances byonld tIo c nlrlr of tlaoe who euteroed into it in oid fail t, I 14 no' my purpose to dircues, at length, the Ipeltiy of Rlml who, litra Eldmundi s tied liear, nab'inalnel tih R a sent of Dmm )cautes to the 'T'ri'r- al m nah me by plodges of fair deolirti, al thou, ar cootn an the till was a law l.,de l. crmpromuls irrn. vocable, iroc eleded to p-rnett its provi ions to the most usawortlby ondsl of parlttinshaip. I merely maike paawing r·crld of the fIAt and hlave tho Llice of pl p'r di:cuastot to li-ntory, at the hands of which th:ae tmen may coOlid1,-tly sount upon amptle jlsatlic, tampered, probablyi with very little mercy and not much of pity. It Is the provinee of the correprondtldn to re coad raots, and, whether the fatrct are pllasing to him cr not, he meust purvey them with eqnutl fldetity. The patriotle correspondent oTf an h nest neweipaper has found nut few pleasing facts to reoordt in the last eight years; but dreary as bas been the dotert or dIu pravity prtsentead to his view, the whole range of what s entrrett'y called Oranli rum preents, or has presenteod, no fact so distast ful as that which most now be stated in the wotd : "Hlayst, thb dcfeated casndldato, HlAS DNib .I5UitinT) Inc.'" It behooves ur, thartcfre, to .urvey tie ap parent conseuuenoea (f this consuanmmatio. Mr. Bayes will be Induacld in o ofilce in alont two weeks from this writing, and, if iho lives and Is not impeached, wdit bI, to a:l intenta and purposes, I'restldent of the United latet for four years. uo much f.r the finality of the carp,,ign that began last Juno. The case may be aummn d up about as follows: THE ntEPUnLICA PAITl. with Credit Mubititr, and tbo destrict rirg, a- d Jayne and il~abozu, and the whisky ring, rend D.lkaap, and a honuantd other le.c r ring a tI lesser thieves weighing it down, wont to ( inclrn nail and nominated for I'rsideº th on'y mtn it could find availabil who had ntever di, o an) tlring for which he could l.h untunonitely indlutod. 'Ihbrn the Iii publocan party was defea·ted by a po; ulrr meajor ty of ova r thrco thund ndln tho:ran.rul in the tat.l vote, rtd tf ove'vr e'vcn hunrercd thousand in tl:e w\hi' yot , f the ccnu:etr; was bLaten by a clear naejorty of thir;y..enmn in the leoctoral colt go. 'Ihon tho Il, utnIeanr turned upon ill own defeat, wrasled three 9lttaca and nineteen nlectoral votes froa, the VtIaY TISTTI Y r Tilt; vIt:rora; won by fraud what it dared not sea;. by frce ; debauched for all time the rame of our 8npromo Court ; made a jest al.d a laughing etock of the ballot-box ; aexlt .d t.coonlfrlt fraud Into resp a't ability; hurled hoae;t endneavor into drlrcpu'te, and by a vote of in a packed or purchased tribunsi, coa tedc in a defeated candidate by an electoral majori'y of one in a college of 803ti v ee And now the question revolves in some of the best minds here--I- there any use trying to over. come such a party by fair means? It is not for me to attempt an answer to such a question. I hope your readers will euavey my suceir ct pre sentation of the case and answer the question I have suggested accoording to their own faith in human nature and their own confidenee in TAE PEIPETUITY OF OUn INrs rTUTIONuS. I learn from sources whose authority cannot be questioned that Mr. Hayes fully realizes the diffi eulties of his position. I am informed that when he received Morton's exultant telegram announo rg that the tribunal had refused to hear evidence ia the Louisiana case, and would arbitrarily count the vote of that 8tate for him, he expressed no satisfaction, but shook his head and remarked that it would have pleased him better had the knot been untied instead of being out. And I have been permitted to read certain recent con $dential eommunications from his hand, which leave no doubt as to his realization of the desper ate situation in which the action of his party has placed him. It fact, I foel at liberty to give a brief resume of the vow which Mr. Hayes' near. eat friends say he takes of the situation: He has all the time believed that he was entitled to the electoral votes of Louisiana, Florida and Bouth Carolina, and he has also believed that but for what he calls fraud in New York and intimidation in Miesissippi he would have carried those elates too. He has been fair enough to admit that per" haps there was as much YRAUab IN PHILADELPHIA in his favor as there was against him in New York, and has been heard to lament that it seemed impossible to conduct an election with out more or less of fraul, particularly in the greet centres of population. But he re cards that sort of thing as a necessary evil inci dent to poor human nature. and dismisses the su'-ject with the philosophy that the re nits must be accepted while the methods may be ignored. He realizese, and, in his confidential communi cations to his friends, makes no sccret of it, that he wili enter toe White House with the prepon derance of pub'ic sentiment inclining to the view that HE HAS NO RIGHT THERE. He does not exactly put it upon the footing of usurpation, for he holds that he is an instrument in the ha ds of fate, and he feels warranted in accepting a destiny which he regards as having been thrat upmn him. Now, be it unnerstood that I am almely purveying faots for the sake of ther interest to the generstal pubie, and not be -05 they see either iuteresting oqr edlwyiug to U9. s~ iss>ýt from the consequences of such a dastiny by de olining to Aooept its resposiblllitles. But Hayes is not that sort of man. He will aooept the Presidency and will enter upon its fuantione with a resolve to make the virtues of the poliey of his administration atone fot the faulte of its origin. Now let us see what chance ho has of acoom plitching so dillicult a feat. He will first be con fronted with the dilemma of choosing his advisers, and in this he will also have to solve the question as to which of two radically diver gent influences or sets of Influnoces he will select for guidance sad assistance in the concerns of his great ofiloe. For the sake of convenience I will call one of these icflouanes conservative and the other radicld. TIl OONEIi RtATIVm IN"LU1i.NSI Is represented by Murat He'stes i, ttanley Mat thews, Charles Foster, Bossoe Conklilg, Angus Cameron, Newton looth, Bea. IDistow, Banm. Bowles, Wayne MaoVeigh, William Waiter Phelps, Willim H. Evarts, an I a groat many other men of like stamp andn repute. Tti, RADliCAlrA IFLUlNTrgC will be represented by Merton, Dlain*, John rherman, ~argent, and sn infinite mob whose character is sufieilently suggested by the above nmeutin of the four groat types. I here will be other tpiulonces, bht they will he forced, when the pinlh comes, to take nsides witll one or the other of the two great factions indica'ed wa above. For example, Don Cameron, ul;,on whose l.iioiu.Irs liee dosceudrd the soiled mantel of irulon, and who ia bero nirig known as the heir alpprent to bmou's Ip lltioal plantatiion-some times called the State of PeounSylantla-Don, I say, may go with one or he may go with the pther of these two factions. The question of choice with Don Cemero. will b- duecdod upon that basis of coscidence which Fox once asoribed to an eminent iEglieh wire.-pller--Newastle---of whom that prince of debater saeid that "His Grace had reached that ultimate devel pment of coesoience which consisted in sagacity to disoern and alacrity to embrace the strong eitde iN ASY CONTrnovnRMT." Don is not an admiral le character, but if there Is anything about him Which is not aitogethvr beyond the pale of admiration, it is a faculty he possesses to the extent of genie , in the art of not getting loft. Well, these two fao lons will Jhin Ibatie for the posnession of the confidence of Mr. Hayes, rod for the advisorehip of hie administration. In fact they have already Joned tenue, and the corn but is sufficiently uncertain to make i vs ry inter eating. If I were to henard a guess I should say that Mr. llayes would naturally incline to the counsels or the so-oalled conservatives. le is a protound admirer of Charles Foster, and in tils part:cnlar at least he cherishes a senutiniot whichl is shared by a great many men who, por haps, could not be indunoed to egree with him upso arty other earthly point, lHa i alsovery tenacious of the good will ofthe (,INCINNATTII 0( MMEWCIAT., which gives lHlstead a most faoile access to his good graece. And be is, joine d to tLtanley Mat thews, as rphraim to his idols, by tics that a:e socal, and of family as well as pol tioal. Tiheso considerations will be found to weigh powerfully with Hr. Hayes, who, whatever may be his fau'tt i.g, whatevcr may beo the deoects in his title to the presidency, is a man of warm feeling an I asive afi otione; a man of goodl na'uro, which is genial even to the p, it of w askuese )Now, I have enjoyed somel.ttle opportunity to stady 'TIC MANN UPI' O IT iTlN, havieg mot him in the Ohio canvass 'if 175. I discovered that he was very fund of a reputation fr reSpectability and keenly son itive to public critioism. In oth'r words, that, in ma',terstouch. i,,g personal reute, he is quite thin-skinned. All these traits must be taken into account, as they will hate an importa'.t bearing upon the desti nies of the country for the next four years. I have believed all the time that heroic surgery would be required to reform the abn-es that have permeated our system of government: that there were canoers which only the knife could cure, and a!eers upon the bddy po.l't which no process short of actual cautery con d eradicate. And Hayes never struck me as the proper surgeon for that sort of treatment. Bat he has friends who are made of the-right eort of fibrc, and there is a fair proapect that he may call them around him. I said at the outset that battle had been joined between the conserva ive and radical influenoes of the Republican party. Thus fr, of course, the conflict has been carried on altogether by mail and by telegraph. And among the FEW AMUSING INCIDENTS of this dismal time has been tue speetade of Morton gushing all over with exaberaut tele grams to Hayes at every turn of the Tribunal wheel It may interest 8enator Morton to know that a'l his utterances in this wise have not favor ably impressed the man who sat in Columbas calmly waiting for Destiny to seize him by the seat of his pantaloons and yank him into the up per atmosphere. Of course Hayes w 11 owe some pat of hie success to tneee men. Bat he really has noconsiderable respect for them. He is will. ing to accept the results of their betrayalof trust, bhut is not anxious to be seen in their oempany ai terward, to speak in ge eral terms. But Morton is nut the man who will be most troublesome to H eyes and most fatiguing to the manipulators of tha " coneervatve " pre gramme. THs OLD MAN OF TnE SNIEA upon the neck of Hayee will be Blatue. YPu all kuow Blaine. He is a B aine man, first, last and all the time; and the dl]y resemblance hb bears to Jesus Christ is in the fact that he regards all who are not for him as against him. Now Il .ine has his own fish to try. He wdi demand many large shces of patronage frim Haye. He will tike all he can get, and if he can get ali there i to be had, he will havA it. He will no :h, patronage of Ha es' administration to rewabr those who voted for bins at Cincinnati against Hayes, and to buy new votes to be cast for him self in the next R publican convent on. If 1 were a Democratic pai tisan I should like to see Blaine succeed in this genial under taking, which is notbi'g leess than that of turning defeat into victory, and of making the man wmo beat him at Cincinnati help him to win in 1880. I havejdways had a desire to see Blaine the Iepubliean ondidate for the preeidency, for reasons which hleave to tbe inferred. ant you may depend on it that Halateid s~ al.,tho lead the ~nervave" fac'is o Ha1es' fhi-ad do riod want Saiae-.s xee as, toGhi r 5it yo ts. ejBy ha we _u he will do-there will be the liveliest kind of a row. Blaine Is given to belug sanguine. You know he eaptured sil the boys last sptig, and sent them out to Oinolanatl to whoop and hallo, for him, and assured them that there wea nothing to certain as that he woeld be nnminated and, consequently, they would all beome oonsuls and secretaries of lega tlen and speoll agents. Thus the boys went to Oltuoitnai and yelled themselves hearse for Blaine. TnIar TwaY WALKtCD HOsu. Some of them left their baggage at the hotels where theysijourned. Others let their carpet sackes down from the fourth story window with a string and escapae that way. But thbey all walked home-except those who had passes or th~se who hail absorbed trom their chief cheek eneugh to enable them to ride home without either tclket or paM, And now this same la.ge crowd of small fry, with that same volcano of noise and coal oil ora tory at their head--Bob Ingersoll--is here yelling for Plains again. They uropose to set up one grand yell on the Oth of March with a view ,f scaring poor hlayes out of his boots, and thus enabling their Jim, which is i atltiB get in his little w irk on the Cabinet before cei l rtunate victim of their bowls can have a o toe recover, I am in formed that the Ilnafue yell will be I)OST UPO( HiAYEil. Rie wl:l listen to it, I am told, noid then remark tha,t he Las heartd it bofore--to wit: at Airicia nnti - and krows that it is not dargerons. This is the thuory of the "conls rv.-tive friends of Mr. Hiayes. We shall see what we shall see. Biut if lhiine gets lift again, I lshllt njty thu feictity of lsughing at, the Inisjnidled bioys who su i l ugil piowr to ! rde+c thu I'stine yell. t,,w as to qici ct:ctiaton Too i+rdtn al print of plicy witI the corrnl- rvelive I ier s of Mr. t~Ives will ho to disintegrateo tho I iemon,ratie patrty of thu tlouthe rtn .L attk, an ii thus cli iminate TIl " Ol1 No(tti'1"rt " from the p,,litical tituat.iyo. There will be othllr Iotints of policy, of course ; out thiy will all be more or less snubdrliry t, thi granltl object. I have Ieen psermnitod to peruse a letter written lby Mr. 1icpaet to sno inltimate prsnl friend, in whlch he eays that if he is Indloted Into the presiden tial otithe tis soUTEain PottOY w;ll be all that any reasonable Botthern man could deslro, ccid thit he is verse to the policy of employing the resoarees of the Federal gov. ernnenot to prop up or atastinu any State admin. tltra'ton witch ts not sustained or acquinesced in ty the peorle of the htato as a body. Or coarse such sn utterance is the rankest kind of treason in the esumatlon of tim. carp t-bagger, and I presume ir Morton should see that letter or know to wtHom it ws addreeseid, he won d not sleep for eim rights, ndil if he did, his sleep won d be a din. mpered doze, filled with all sorts of hobgobline, clad in bloody shirts and covered with g aing wounds, even Ike unto those which were iflicted upon inaccessible portions of the bodly'of Eiz a l'nkston. It is a cuiious state of affairs. Here are cer ttin eminently respota sel statesmeu cn uleeiolmg n the choitooe of a President by a Nationail Rt targiug Board, end thnou coolly tarnont on their hlres A a.t pr ,poing to reot.nizu ln a a ate the GOvernwr swh was corated out by the s-If-esam aot of the eelf-same It turning Board that count. ed .tays in ! At all eveOnts t: is right as far as the Sta! is con. corned. Diot how about th T Unitoid itatee? I hope I shall ot 1e acun ed of harboring for Vaekar'i anl Mad Wells lhat sort of sympathy or even piy whiatt one foelt for a druwning rat. Nuvervheless, it took, a little bard to a dispassion ate observer o are men put upon in that manner. hlaine sl wont to say that n m.i, can aff ,rd togo back on his fr ends. lint our I'r~:ebyterian I'e oi dent, who is no a in process of botng counted in, would seem to be a man of stv:h exalted otarao ter that he cm aff.,rd to go bacK on the misera ble tools to who'n ho owes his ti,valon the mo ment they have done their work for him and can't ri call i; if th y would. We shail see what wa shall see. Mesnwhldo I am betting that the fur will fly around the White House for the sixty na o blomedlat ly folliwing March 5th. I uneoer staud it will be the polbcy of Hayes to keep (ireut's adlnutetratim nosuotsntisll in for the present, making hts changes gradually. A VERY FUltJS FLUkRY has been ereatel h re by Donn Puatt and a few other so mae, practical jokers. It seems that those melancholy wags took it into their heads to bulldoze Orandmo.her Tart and others of the weak-kneod in authority here, by ciroulatung blood-.urdling rumors that assas inatiou was is the air. Now, anybody who is not alt gether a solemn ass would instantaneously realize that there could be no real danger in any such absurd direction. lunt the boys put up a job-that is to say I aenpose it was the boys. At all events. I learn that anenymone letters wcra addressed to certasin of the authorities here, setting f, rth that Hirn-y Wattersan, Wash McLean, Cot. ltichard W nter smith, $everlo., r' ker, Donn Pis t, the veners ble Corcoran, and I don't know who else, were coanovtina a coasp racy to asseas nate fRaes, Wheeler, Braoley, old Zach, and I don't know how many othere. The fell work of slaughter I believe, was to he done by Onailey Sargent, Ike 11111, Si Iletenway, Sim Donovan, and other deep:,radtnes (1) who have been cooling their fiery hearts fJr the last year or. two in the position of doorkeepers, deputy sergeants-a - ims and other harmless but not over-lucrative occupations. Now, I will take my oath that the most desperate thing any or these youths arm capable of is that of bettiog $2 on a bib-tsll flash or standing iff the keeper of a boarding house. Bunt Grandma Taft was really alarmed. And it Don Cameron, who tis up to snuff, hadn't taken a pickaxe and introduced the Joks of the thing into Grandma's legal skull, Ires de cachet would have been issued sgatost the wh ise crowd, the marinae band would have been ordered out, and the condemned ordnance at the navy yard would have been hauled up . ith ox-teams and mount d to command Penn sylvania Avenue and cover the tresaury Depart ment and Petent Office. Verily, the wicked flee when no inw pursueth. A. O. BIUELL Louisiana Returns. WAs.rsIciro, Feb. 24.-It has been found that Honcre aus not fully complied with the suuopna dures teeIn. Addit;itnal papers have been or dered, and the committee will wait tieir arrival. No committees are up seasion. isglesias' Movements. :T. LouIs, Feb. 24.--lg:esie is here en route Est. A Collision. CHSTEra, Pa., Feb. 23.-The steamship Ohio ran mtn, the senaooner George Il. Twihill, below Tlmtcam Iland, this afternoon, and cut her in two. 'L he Ohio's boats picked up the crew of the ech loner. The Indians. DEAD WorD. Feb. 24.-A band of Indians at. 'ackod "herrflte City. One hundred shots fired, no damago to minors. FOREiGN. 7 he German Parliament. sEELIr, Feb. 24.-Herr V.n Forckenberck has been e(,'te.i Pmeelueot of tt e R.:icuatag. and Prince H.,en!uoe Langenberg and Hierr Haufen berg Vice Presidents. Mahoney's Remains. CORK. Feb. 21. - Mahoney'V remains were brcugit from Qseenetown in a special steamer, end now lie in state at the MIchanice' InStitute. Demonstration emall. From notice pubbased in our advertising colonms, it will be seen that the popular firm of Isa.eson, Setxs & Co. has been dissolved by mutual consent, nad that the afrm's prosperous whoseait gros ry bdasiess will be continued un der the style of Isaseon & Sims, Mr. B. L. SItu havi bese associated yesterday rith the oneers. (om warmest wishes are with new ars, to whitkw wlehdihassoa buainessepspesety 4m dziIm i THE BOY AND THE WATCH, A labele. Once upon a time there lved, across the walte a great king, who kicked his little son lioa es sea because he had spilled his tea. The poor boy was resoued from drowning by Ia beautiful fairy, to whom, in his gratitude, ha offered hii services and if need be his life. And the fairy smiled ad s.aid h6 was a genas onu little soul; and she gave him a boanttfal gel watch, studied with rubies and dsrnaoads ad sapphires, which, she said, she wanted bhim ti keep for her sake and the sake of her auoeal sister who had died many years ago; but warned him to keep it wound up and naer t part with it, 8o, he loved the fairy and pre. iced, with his life, to "keep he watch." lie built him'elf a cabin in 'he wools, whese he found rare flowers and frnits; in the watets he found fish, and in the ground gold and dia monds. One day he dresco. him 'elf up and pit on Mi watch and walked out faerllg very proud, as say of you little boys wonid do if you had rooelved a nice present and wished to show yonrselves o. And just as he had I.,ked at his watch, and thought he should have a good time, he met s ntee-look ing little boy. weartin g wiite orravt and with a copy of H.arper's I'/kld (stickloi out of his p~keot) with a pIOitu. of a poor oi4 tnero praying. 'thin ,irw litmle bhy sdl he w'.e his brothbe, and that his aunt's iaga rt were brot hers rand as tere to his sunlt's sei'rs thiat he ws Igoing the Fainm way--aand would klie to tnave tioo wate, Antd he good little ioty sad, "N ,I Tis it my watcth, and it was give, nlm to ke p." And t lie tnic little boy a1id ' k'1 iw it is ylsts, but. I nvretd it. ' hen the Keti lit ti,, bay saidbe "woult not g veo ll hs watch," a.nI h.,rtme very angry, and boiled with rage,; Int afterward felt sorry for being so angry, and told tho nice little fellow (who said he was hia brother), that if he thought hel tght to have it, he o.uld let hin call iu friends and ste whit tliey shtuld sýe about I . And the nice little b'y said "well, lis us call dfMeen of our fi ,nds; you c'all seven sat I will cal eight, and they will d.oode. who shall have the watch. And the poaer child sad "yss,r ad thought "what a good little boy am I." atn all the friends met together and took the wastL and looked at the two boys, and said. "1'h aI f a rood little boy, but a Lin watch will do for bhlM' Then they called him and said, " Bobby, wouldn't you like a tin watch to p!ay with f" And Bobby cried and anoked his thumb eat s Id he was so sorry he dldi,'t keep his nice gelt watch whith his aunt's sit er left hieo. Then all the other boys lauhedd and wels away tinging "Aliutrde." Tbhon he felt deo er ed and alone, and sought the good fairy who had given him the wateb, hbt all that he could see was a shron ted form, woeping upon a tomb an braring a tern s l, on which he could dimly d srern : "Watchi Watch I' Mo3rte-" Eternal vtgi'a.ace is the price of liberty." Hi. L. A PIRIEND's VOICE. npeeea: of Hon. E. John Ellis eon the Loulalana D)ecrton, [ .i ccial to the Chicago Tlimes.J As it we Lou'saina's day, FEllie, oef that State controlled the dtebate. Ile came in when it b got"" on for an hour or more and said, with gre t cmr I on: ouisians, by the vioe of l,O00t majorityof their people, voted for 8Ma' nct J. ' tiden kr President, but I find today by the votoi of this (,ommniseion her electoral vote cast fr one Hayes. In arriving at that de. iNi in, in over:hr wing the will or the people of Louistana, that comm sale 'ldeided in the first place that they would not ea. aeir;ue into he t.nconuet nutiouality of the law ort. oing this returning tecrd. In the second piL.e it refused to go into the question e. fraud, and in the thi d pljae, having sworn to decide ancoriong to the constltotion of the Unitni States, they, the chosen tonitters ard hilg priests of teat consttitution, sat and closed thekr ears aaltnst the expressr d voiot and wall of that censtitu ion,againstanyp ooflas totht oelliglbhty of two of thesee lootor', well known, undihlputeo and undoubted. 'Ihe hetaroing B ard vtrneled the election law, and no lawyI r naas everdoubtot It. No lawyer will ever dispute it. It is a preat I of law familiar to every neohyte in trthe prolae sion that whatever is dote in oppoemt on to the declared will of the people thronug their coled. tation is an absolute nullity. But argan, sir, tr, refused to hear any proof if frimd. Fraed,i obai. iCerats, it vitiates everythug. Itnnalaspo the clutches of the most akilifulTy irawn mortgage act around real a state. It vittates even the sane tity of the marriage tie, and yet this great gov ernment, which was able to summon three ml lions in its defense, which was able to shake the world by the earthquake of its agony and strug. gle for self-prestrvation, rmut tall ho",elee.lg pare ,ed before the fraud conveyed toll by four men whose acts arebl eck with crime, whee souls are seared with perjury-sye, blacker than Jtdas Iscariot, and whom i; were base flattery to ell rteen. Ac to the ellgibility of these electors un der the constitution, these comrmimssie erts who had sworn to dcclfr' accoa. ing to the constitution, as I said Ie fore, sat there, these high prieste, these heossg ministers, with the sword which is h Id by this House and by the Senate placed in their hands to guard the constitution, and to guard tis egov ernment against the illesal vote of this eles.oal college, yet they sat there and refaued to bear the most positive and convincing testimeny of the loeligi.ility of two of these eleetors. ir, the deed is done. The crime is aeomenplietb For four years from the 4th of Maroe sest tte Republican party will hold the vhadow of exeae tivre power. I say the shadow, because the subl stance of unurpr.d power is over sad can evr be realized. The immortal tencil of Gautrat Dore has illusntrated the legs ni of lt" Waundtrlug Jew. You have all seen it. In all tha dreary march of years be foamd m rest, no resting paee from hls erlame and its memories. Whether amid the bea haunts of men or in the dm asides of the cerea wheth r upon the mountain top or amid the rmse and spray of the oceansirtrm, there was ier the memory of the orime of the Jew, the pale, eut ing face of the Bedeemer, and tue aecsa votl r forever ain his ear. to it must be with the ]e- - publican party ant the a jsat judges of Ihis commission. The spoils of .ffice will not cem pensate it. The splendors of the p:e.idenlit receptions and levees eannot banish i:e prseue the aileneeaid gravity of the Cabinet eslu will not banish or hnah iits acusing voice, slni! four years more this great American people, tt wronged, outraced peop e, wilt r se in tre esty and wall hurl these drunken gaets ofi feast from power everywhere, and brand with tb indelible brand of mfarmy these men who have aided, countenanced, sabtted and dfended tale monstrous crime. If there is anyhb.ng in the worll pleassanE contemplate, it is the por~rait of a loved sadlr - t'pected parent, the countereit presentment os. dear friend. This makes the paintet'a art es perior to most, as contionu ng he life of those who are gone by representing on canvs the cheribhed featunre 'I the d a d or absent. ?o those who wi'h poreect likenesee-s and artitjý portraitse we do not bes tato to recommend JuUb, whose card appears elsewhere in the DaMocaaT, and of whom New Orl ans may well bh proud as an artist of eminent talent. The new style of photographs which that w$S known artist, Lilienthal, 121 Canal street, has troduced hire, have gained a wide re.:.tation " are considered among the finest sp c mene seen here. Add to this their durability, a.J will be seen that all who wish to procure ss , tory pictures of themselves or friends will , Lilenathi 121 Osnal street. Handsome, comfo birte ta svhirts Whssi or O Piesro's, am. 1 D. GLi" , > ~i.