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re-enactl section 176 of the e
repeal section 1752 of the Be
to repeal seotion 115 of the Be..
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t amend and re-enact arttole 9o
t amead and reenat article l ts
Samend and re-enact artlole sast
e Scardson-Anct to for.
SBea ept pon certain
Ito rV An oat to provide
Siv ong of Iberia-An aot
to effect articles 08 and s of the
n ndtoprovide for keeping open
Ssno s lse ast nine months in the
ep nttive lliu-A memorial from
ie o0 Lfourehe rqg nestitn the o ener l
a Farmer-A petition from
f lieent's Asylum, prayingl for
o lr upport of eat oharitable in
utative ,Lancaster-A petition
sa of .o Ohart of the OCamo street
aols ir for State aid.
reetatei Butler-A memorial from
of Bilenvle and elahborin parishes
astthe passae eof Me t lro
th in of all bayous on the Bed
wMas tbayou.
~as 8smau, oa5s or TIa nDr.
at deinan the duties of district
out the 8te and fixing thir
s to t batir from the.
y utlon introdu bBeprer.
vthe auovernor t e ovtrnor
uerdto r ovr oetn ands do.
e by t 1enereal governement
lat with amendments, which.
4ln-ysee68. nays 5.
yar s.rlt ee dioharge of ballast
S t rveot artole 188 ofrom the
amenment. which were oLn
t ta- es on T ooas nsss.o.
l the GoBtte rnd aee," etor.
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or et" p aseed to it th ird e
· lrae 417 of the ode ofre
M i nlreading-yl rea 6din
aldr OR SOI NoD SDNo o
Sa naproprlation to art Johe
es a fle2aometner and duties
o ty e t o 1878 f u xtrt se cioty
--t la8e to obt s the
S a heir rompensation aid
Sok nu m emnom
ostae leraosed ndr pro-ed
ni aotred &ntl reand g-at
n the amendment of the corn.
as tbe ooand sufioien t
esassistant census-taker under
No. t of 1875. extra session."
postponed.
utl requesting our members of
their Influence to obtain the
Bo mes from loss the deooe
t o be engrossed and passed
n Isjounned until Monday at1
OZNMIRMATIONS.
appsottments of the Governor
oeqtrmed: 1. M. Daweon. notary
. iegler justlice of the peace
war of the parish of Madison.
Swho has removed from the
SCITY OHARTERL
tte on the City Charter of the
aksla last evening in the House of
for the purpose of reviewlng
by them on the proposed
The fxng of the day for the
having been omitted the
the m ond Tiedav in ay.
presented
alt in charter bill., ,eb
SAND LIOCNSE FOR
1880.
r lasaeson gives notice that as
of the month falls on a Sunday
te a per cent rebate allowed in tazes
darina ebruary will be continued
i.mourow (Monday).
m sthe ls day o the payment
and onseaenoe there was a
S and the lioense clerks had
to make out the receipts for
a money of license payers.
e not paid their license are
to trouble.
-These whiskies are recog
anoi.eseuas to be thevery finest that
his market, and are much prlsed for
~.. The Hannis Distillery Company.
have long been noted for the
dstilled by them, and their "Aome"
a world-wide reputation.
. one of our most reliable and
¶llante. %tbe sole agent in
thele- . wskisse, and has in
oeat of their celebrated
-old Itmo rial C" inet
l Old Nectar X eta
e'e stock o ool rye
im t surpassed. They range
SiilIol. $tlT. Drop in and leave
aIt 0. 0eagasine street.
freaz.-One of the largest carpet es
Sin the Southern country is situ
_. I 1 Ohartres street. Fora great
lr. A. Broaseeau. a gentleman of
tegrity. po3sseesing a wonderful
a l bses capacity. amassed a large
within the walls of this seemingly
ueture, and at his death, some few
his son. Mr. A. Binggold Brous
control of his whole business,
it as only a puDpil of his
have done. It would be useless for
to describe tie vast stock of car
found at;Brousseau's: his store oc
os whole of three buildigs and
se storin capaelt. With a large
nr. Brousseau goes into the
Smeseto great advantage, and it
bored teat for some time pat his
eres erk. dh ioring any
re f . apts. wOdowd A
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under thi sad; utcm no mmuneloato will
be printed except from respoeiable parties.]
SNOTES ON er. SEEES'S SPEECH.
h To the Editor of the Demoorat:
Beespect for the orator, the errors-as I
humbly conceive them to be-of his polltical
d views, and a love for our Institutions as they
r stand, constrain me to trouble you with a few
remarks on his beautiful and able oration at
the unveiling of the monument.
Our pain at the loss of his leadership in ourn
contest for our rights, however, is much
greater than the hurt of his Parthian arrows
-if I may call the points I now deferentially
e critioise.
Every man who loves the veritles of which
our institutional liberty Is composed, must
C have been pained at some of his best sen
tencee. He sees, and seems to give con
e strained favor to the progressing 'change,
from the union of Slates to a nation, in
I which States are municipal subdivisions. In
9 other words, he countenanoes revolution, or
seems to be reconciled to what he thinks its
s inevitableness.
He would probably say: "It is begun, and
'revolutions never go backwards' "! This
riroverb is very common, but no utterer ever
gives any reason why the revolving should
not go backward to truth, instead of forward
to falsehood and ruin; or why if the revolu
lution be erroneous and wlcked, he should not
oppose it: or, in fine, why our system of ese
tablished institutions should revolve at all.
It should stand firm-right side up-as a fort
or citadel-an impraguable defense of our
"blessingse of lber y"I unchangeable etoept
by additions to its.utrength I!
Many orators and poets affect proverbs,
which they do over in Tupperlan style, think
Sin that thereby they have on the matter in
volved reached the acme of wisdom, and, in
making them attractive and tempting to the
e oplen they gather fact and fanoles from
Scon fields without heeding bounda
ries; they import foreign ideas and sentences,
misapplying them to our affairs; they Pod
snap away, with some brilliant period, the
most serious thoughts and important difl
culties; and, in fine they often make the
multitude swallow familiar witty and pro
verbial sayings as palatable and nutritious,
even If fraught with error, or infused with
subtle poison.
Glorious is oratory when it helps truth and
ustioe and law and liberty; not so when it
furthers wrong and oppression, and tends to
the ruin or pernicious change of our institu
tional freedom I
I will now note a few seeming errors.
Our endeavors to get back to our real sys
tem, and re-establish ourselves on the bed
rook of actual verity, Instead of leaving our
house "bulltupon the sand," are called "re
actionary "and we are admonished that the
"interests' which are being built upon the
hoped-for ruins of our system will not permit
us to go back I
The myth or falsehood called the nation,
covering and hiding from us the associated
commonwealths, and superseding them, is I
represented as an "evolutlon," as if falsehood
and death could be evolved from truth and
life. Darwin teachesno such idea.
When we point to the still subsisting union, I
and the bright and precious truths of our sys
tem piled up to heaven, and hope, like pa
triot, to defend them forever. this trusted I
leader sneers at us in French, as those who
take their memories for their hopes-"gui ont
pi lee soumvenirs po lea esperances.. Ah I
Iriends, let us, despite his counsels, never
cease to renember our inheritance, and to
hope that we shall enjoy and transmit it.
in llustrating the progress of centraliza
tion, he says that the rays of authority from
Washington "illumine" "the most distant
and obscure corners of our vast territory."
Why not, if they do not shine too much, and
burn things? "Avoid overdoing," is a good
maxim in government, as well as cookery.
Let them shine, but let us stop usurpations,
excesses and abusees. This is our duty. We
want Mr. Semmes's aid. In further illustra
tion, as If to exaggerate the extent of our loss
of self government, he intimates that "the
centreal judicial power" and congress, have
acquired jurisdiction over "every important
interest we have, commercial, social or
lltical"'--a most extraordinary and alarm
fng statement, which is obviously untenable. I
But let us pass it by.
He seems in error as to what was included
in the "the lost cause." States seceded-con- .
federated-warred-weredefeated-andforced
back to the Union. As they still live-have
their Union-their Federal and home consti
tutions-sad are now in theactual enjoyment
of all their rights (threatened though these
may be), it follows that the lost cause is the
loss of their separate existence as a confed
eracy of States. I speak not of the losses of
life and property, and the morunful realities C
of war and reconstruction. Our union of
commonwealths, then, was not lost. It re- t
mains for us to preserve and enjoy.
As to the change made in our Federal con
stitution, the victor States wrote, years ago,
all they wanted to add, and laid aside the t
pen. They Rave us new citizens, and an ex
tension of civil jurisdiction, leaving, as the
exeoutive force, the same old civil magsie
tracy. The wrongs we hate endured since
have consslated of usurpation and "excessive
administration," which we must henceforth
strive to prevent. They fow from the "higher
law" which means arbltrary power.
Having now-asI venture to hope-reduced
Mr. Semmee's eloquent and polished para
graphs to mere rhetoric, I will try to show
that he is enormously in error, in his main
basis, which consists in a flitppant and Pod- C
,napplan deisposal of what he oharacterizes as
"poltical doctrnes, which the logic of events
has demonstrated to be apeclntrive theories."
He thus "whistles down the wind" "the peo
ple"and all their God-given rights. Facts,
such as the commonwealths-their ulon-
their constitutions-the words and meanings .
of them-hlstory-records-the faith of the
fathere; cannot be hanged by aesertion into
mere "doctrines" or "specilative theories."
He seems to forget that sovereignty, i. e.,
the right of government, must remain in the U
self-governing people, organized as they t
choose to be; and that they have a collective
instinct, and therefore a rink and therefore
a duty, of self-preservation. This is the ulti- P
mate force that must save us, if we all faith- n
fully watch, and work, and wait, instead of
running unrefletingly after the glittering
imperial car, like a motley crowd of boys
after a show.
Most forcibly and correctly, however, does
Mr. emmes state the issues of the war. He
utters none of the froth about two construc
tions of the constitution, one of which
was established by victory. This was
the strong point of ex-Senator Orr,
and therefore may be called an Orrful error.
We have always stood on the solid founda
tion of things as they are, while perfidious
and perjured perversion has long endeavored
by so-called interpretation or construction
(and reconstruction) to radically change, if
not undermine and destroy, the citadel of
our freedom.
I could and would say much more, did time
and space permit. 1 for one expect to stand
with my compatriots on the sacred letter of
the law, to vindicate our noble polity, and try
to prevent usurpation and "excessive admin
istration" as the fathers called it, which real
ly constitute our great evil. Duty only ends
with life. God has given us truth to use, en
Joy and defend; and the gems that we leave
s the muck, or in napkins, or hid, or sold, or
abandoned-either through cowardice, or be
cause "it don't pay, will, at the great and ter
rible conclusion, shine among the recovered
jewels of God, searing our eyeballs forever.
Respectfully, B. J. S.
EUSTIS AND TISSOT FOR JUDGES.
To the Editor of the Democrat:
Notwithstanding-the wild panegyrics of the
Vcayunme, there is little doubt but that a
majority of the New Orleans bar, and a
greater majority, perhap, of those who have
s.Mod in tmaron i¢ our t Steetrugles'
t . -.l ai.
.,ppee:.. .,
soedte Jastles Jude Aristels . Tihact.
Mr. Entl is nas turally more of a Jurist
than of a political leader. He has alm and
udicial equipoise, is freer than most men of
prejudices and personal bias, and has attain
ments and abilities tried and admitted by all
Mr. Eustis furthermore is favorably known
throughout the State and would fairly repre
sent the Anglo-Saxon element of our city and
State. His short career in the United States
Senate was unexceptionable, and took him
so far out of minor politics and from the
interests and entanglements of professional
ambition as to point naturally to the benoh.
Judga A. L. Tisabt has adorned the bench
of the Probate Court in this city for the last
eight years, and has won the esteem and con
fldence of the bar no lese by his clear legal
abilities and calm judicial acumen and force,
than by the uniform, digolfled and courteous
impartiality of his manners, and of his
rulings between litigants before him. Few if
any members of our bar have won a place so
high for professional adiplication and acquire
ments, and oettainly no one ever bore them
selves toward the bar or public with greater
modesty and propriety of judicial deport
ment. In that department of our juris
prudence where so few of our lawyers are
profoundly versed, Judge Tlesot has shown
himself learned and highly accomplished, and
his appointment by Gov. Wiltz would give
our Creole population most worthy and so
oeptable representation on the bench.
lespectfully,. L .I
e .OME NEW BOOKS.
I WORLD-FAMOUS WOMxN: Being Phototypes
of Female Heroleism, Beauty and Influ
ence from the Earliest Ages to.the Pree
ent Time. By Frank B. Goodrich, author
t of "the Court of Napoleon," etc. New
Orleans: Southern Publishing Company,
195 Canal street. Sold by subscription
only.
When a few weeks ago the Knights of Mo
nmus represented in their annual procession
the noted women of history, under the title of
"A Dream of Fair Women," It would have
been of great benefit to most of those unlearn
ed in the history of past ages to have had
some volume to refer to and familiarize them
selves with the characters and actions of the
notable women so well represented by our
carnival organizations. The work here no-
ticed is such a volume, and though it did not
Issue from the press until the carnival was
over, it loses none of its interest for all those
who are curious about what has been accom
plished in the world y women. At this
present stage of the w ,d's progress-when
woman is asserting her claim to equal re
soonsiblities and privileges with the sterner
sex, with so much force and apparent Justice
-the lives of those women who in times past
have swayed the destinies of large portions
of the world are of special Interest and Im
portanee.
In this elegant volume we have well writ
ten biographical sketches of twenty-one of
the most noted women of whom any histori
cal record exists. Fourteen of the sketches
are embellished by well executed portraits
engraved on steel. The frontispiece is an ex
cellent representation of Egypt's passionate
Queen,
"With swarthy cheek. and bold black eyes.
Brow-bound with burning gold."
The introductory sketch gives a partly his
torlcal, partly fabulous acoount of Semira
mis, the warlike Queen of Assyria. Follow
ing this comes the story of the constant Pen
elope, faithfully awaiting the return of her
lord from the Trojan war; Cornelia, mother
of the Grachbi, proudly exhibiting her living
jewels; Zenoble, the beautiful and fascinat
ing Queen of Palmyra, whose life reads more 4
like a romance than of an account of a real
existence; Beatrice, beloved of Dante, whose I
spiritual loveliness,
"Vested in colors of the living flame," c
inspired the Christian Homer to sublimest
flights of noble thought and word.
We find here also, told in simple language,
the story of the pure and heroic maid of Or- t
leans, her name restored to its original or
thography, and reading now plain Joan Dare. i
The infamy of her trial and Judicial murder
are effectively represented.
The Catholic Isabella, who furnished from
her own resources the means to Columbus to
fit out an expedition to sail around the world,
and which resulted in the discovery of the
American continent; Lady Mary Wortley I
Montagu, the benefactress of humanity, the
two most beautiful and most unfortunate
qdeens of modern times, Mary Stuart and
Marie Antoinette, find in Mr. Goodrich a
faithful historian. America is represented by
appreciative sketches of Pocahontas, ye gen
tle savage, and of Annie Hasseltine Judson,
the East Indian missionary. The last three c
sketches in the book are devoted to the lives
of Queen Victoria, Charlotte Bronte and the
Empress Eugenle.
The author of "World-Famous Women"
possesses peculiar fitness for the work which
he has so successfully complet&d. He is a son
of the celebrated story-teller, Peter Parley,
and has demonstrated his ability as a writer 1
of biography and history by his previous
work on the "Court of Napoleon."
The book is handsomely printed on heavy
tinted paper, and is elegantly bound in heavy
embossed cloth, full gilt.
The prlce-$3 to $3 50, according to styles
of binding--is exceedingly low for a work of I
this character. It is sold by subscription I
only, the Southern Publishing Company, 195
Canal street, being the sole agents.
THE INTEROOEANIC CANAL AND THE MON
ROE DOCTBINE. New York: G. P. Put
nam's Sons, 1880. New Orleans: Eyrich,
130 Canal street. $1.
If there is any one principle upon which
the people of this country, without respect to
party, are generally agreed, it is that laid
down by President Monroe in his message to J
Congress, on December 2, 1828, and which is
usually spoken of as the "Monroe Doctrine." I
The enunciation of this doctrine marked an
advance in the foreign policy of the United J
States, and the decided and unequivocal terms
in which it was stated commanded that re
spect which it was entitled to as coming from
the executive of a great and prosperous na
tion. Thls country has been so long at peace I
with all other nations that the political rela- i
tons existing between the United States and I
the governments of continental Europe are
understood by very few. The "Monroe Doc- J
trine," which has been the guiding principle V
of our international politics where it was
applicable, is so little understood that it will ,
probably not be improper to state here its 1
most salient points. The occasion which a
called forth the statement of the Monroe doc- C
trine was the controversy upon the North- I
western boundary question, and the proposed E
intervention of the holy alliance in the af- tc
fairs of the peopleof Central and South Amer
ica in favdr of Spain and Portugal. With
reference to the first point President Monroe E
uses the following language: B
"In the discussions to which this Interest T
has given rise, and in the arrangements in E
which they may terminate, the occasion has b
been judged proper for asserting as a princi- d
ple in which the rights and interests of the C
United States are involved, that the Amern- B
can continents, by the free and independent 4
condition which they have assumed and
maintained, are henceforth not to be con
sidered as subjects for future colonization by
any European power." U.pon the second
point, that relating to the interference with
American independancies by any foreign
power or combination of powers, the lan
guage is still more definite and unmistaka
ble. After reciting the fact that this country 01
had never taken any part in the wars between A
any of the European powers unless its own fr
rights had been invaded, and stating the
interest with which we of necessity viewed
the political movements in this hemisphere, vi
the message continues: ci
"We owe it. therefore, to candor and to the ti
amicable relations existing between the
United States and those powers to declare,
that we should consider any attempt on their to
part to extend their system (of government)
to any portion of this hemisphere as danger- p1
ous to our peace and safety. With exkisting
colonies or dependencies of any European
nower we have not interferred and shall not In
nterfere. But with the governments who st
have declared theitr Independence and main- B,
tained it, and whosie Independence we nave,
mgreat om . and just prlnctples,
menowledgsd, wecoukd not viewanyinterpo
than of -fhb I Mil ae >nilendly
dl tow Y thr e tUnited States."
b Ty `: bobldl and clle stalted
by President Mob~nroe ad previous been
submitted to JefFsongd Madison, and had
received their einre approbation, It has
since its promulgation beeo insisted upon by
all Democratic administrations. The only
time Its applicability was seriously called in
question was during the Whig administra
tion of President Filmore, when Great Britain
assumed a protectorate and dominion over the
bay islanas, which was tacitly permitted by
Filmore and his Cabinet, in solte of the
plain provisions of the Olayton-Bulwer con
vention of 1850, by which both powers (Great
Britain and the United States), bound them
selves "not to occupy fortify or colonize any
part of Central America." It was during the
succeeding Democratic. administration of
Pierce that England was compelled to recede
from her position, although before doing so
the controversy had nearly resulted in war.
The Monroe doctrine has always been upheld
as a great national principle by the Demo
cratic party. Monroe, Jefferson, Madison,
Pierce, Cas, Buchnaan-in short, all ,the
great leaders of the party have insisted on
maintaining it, although it had never received
the official support of the legislative branch
of the government.
The little volume here noticed is a timely
contribution to this subject In view of the
complications that are likely to arise in con
sequence of the proposed construction of the
Panama canal. The control of this canal, if
built by M. de Lessens, would be vested to
such an extent in the French government as
to constitute an infuingaeaentof the puriciple
asserted by this country fifty-seven years
ago, and which has ever since-with the one
exception referred to-been the central idea
of our foreign policy. The results that would
follow the domination of the republic of
Columbia by such a large amount of foreign
capital are not difficult to foresee.
The author of this book gives the present
adminletration a sharp rap on the knuckles
for its delay in acting upon this question of
national importance. At the instance of Sen
ator Gordon, however, a special committee of
the Senate has been appointed to investigate
the matter and report what action is necee
sary by the government to protect the inter
ests of the American people. In addition to
an exhaustive examination of the Monroe
doctrine, the work contains a concise sketch of
the various enterprises heretofore proposed
for the construction of an interoceanic canal.
The book is handsomely printed and bound,
and is a most valuable publication.
THE COURTS.
Third District Court.
Yesterday afternoon the case of P. & E.
Mi-hel vs. Thomas Layton and others was sub
mitted to the jury. Falling to agree' last night
they were lootked up with the privilege of giv
ing a sealed verdict should they agree during
the night.
Fifth District Court.
Joseph B. Beed vs. Mrs. E. B. Kemp.-On
trial.
Sirs. F. W. Gustine vs. Mary D. Foster.-Ver
dieot for plaintiff for 250o.
SBuperior Ortinal Court.
PLEADED GUILTY.
Dan Williams, W. Shard and Joe. G. Ford.
PLEADED NOT GUILTY.
Pat Boy alias Chicken, assault and battery
upon a poloce officer.
5EN'TENOED.
W. Share, carrying a concealed weapon; six
teen days arnsh Prison, from February 12.
First Reoorder's Court.
John Parrie and Mary E. Chapman, Insult
and abuse and threate; $250 appearance bond
each.
Robert Lyttle. assault and wounding; con
tinued indeflnltelr.
George Kuntz. embezzlement; discharged.
Walter Lamberton and John Pickett, assault
and battery; $250 appearance bond each.
Second Reoorder's Obart.
Bearding the case of J. Garvey, of the Thlr
teenth United States Infantry, which was ami
cably settled in this court Friday. Garvey hav
ing been proved to have been drunk at the time
of his meanderings, an explanation is in order.
In the relation of the publication of this affair
an unfortunate typographical error was made.
The hilarious soldier was charged with attempt
at robbery in connection with the house of Miss
Annie Work, but the intelligent compositor had
changed the terms. The proseonutrix, on learn.
ingthat the soldier was stupidly drunk, con
eluded to leave him to his own punishment and
not orosecute him, Hence his discharge.
"Fanny," the colored girl who had been spir
ited away to Baton Bougo at the instance of her
lover, a Chinaman. Alfred Fott, was ye: t.rday
brought into court and committed to the House
of the Good Shepherd.
Joseph Lawlor, charged with carrying con
oealed weapons, was sent before the Superior
Criminal Court under bonds of $250.
HOTEL ARRIIVAB.
ST. CHABLES HOTEL-W H Topping, New
York:; W F OCarrinaton and wife, Virginia; FE
chbroder, Mins Bohroder. Lancaster. Ga; R
Edgerstein, Little B ck; I P Walter Memphis'
T L Pertius E J Atkinson. J W Hellman Sta
City, Ark; J M Welshana. Kentucky: H b
In.ru and wife. Detroit; 0 Gatzlan and wife.
St Paul; C H Boykin Virginia; E Manath, Ms
sBesippi; Mrs 5 rP aecalfo. Greenvlle. Miss:
John Phillips. E B Dana. Adolph Baerg New
York; Bishop Gallaher. Louilsiana: JD Young,
Virginia J Dyler Cincinnati; E M Babbitt,
Louisville; J l. Gauthreaux. Assumption:
Gen W S Harney. US A; O T Jones and wife,
New York; L Lanier, Mrs Thos B Stratton.
Nashville; OH Jones, Jamestown. N Y; J B
Barnabest. Miss Barna B Providen Alexandria.; T
Johes. Phladelphl, M a- Nor EH lls. Atlanta; T
MiCurd, uisvis Nelle Jackso; D Martn. Cincinnati; W H
Murfee and family. Pass Christian, Missy
ITYB M OTEGL-E Hamill. St Louis; G W
Dais. Canton; Jm Adams. Alabamary upper oastlli Mrs
Howes and two servants. Mrs Hayden Mrs soe
ellde, Mrs erbride. Shreveort P Droannder,
Forestn Miss Mo Dr B Prce leawkndria. La;
John nesseel, Miss Nora Ewell. Evergreen, La
Mi~s Nellie Jackson; Jas Owen. Cincinnati; W
B McCullough. Cairo; Gao F Downing. Phila
delphia Samr daentms. Alosbam; J F Colliln. J
SWilliamndle Bed iver Landin Pa Mrs Jand w M
Bride B Mcll Bride. Pa W TuMoss inden; A S
Mogaien nd wife. MlaslM:Bae. Miss Hawkins, Y
SGanghan, W G Arkansas; S Henrest iss:cranton;
Mrs B Lindsburtown and child. J B indsbureho
Tennesssee Viss Virginia Ewell. Evergreen,
La; Sol Frlsdenthl Fra Koscisko Miss; Bolden,
Williams. Mansnefld. La; LD Parker and wife
Boassille. Pa; C H Wood, Moss Point. Miss; d
Wiener. Phlladel hl a: Otto Bowaki, New York*
CASSIDY'H HOTEL-T D Johnson ciety Jo
seph Cordell. Franklin parish; C f. Holden,
Narchez. J T Smith. Utica. Miss: J A Navarette,
Ouba; W M Flnnerty. St John: John T Butts,
Canton: Johnson G Ward, Durham. N O John
T Burbridge. wife and child, Alton, Ill; F M
Haygood. Avoyelles: B D Gullett, La: Wm 0as
ton..Franklin parish; J G Phllpot. Lebanon.
Tenn: Wm H Smith. Rockford. Ill.
ST. JAMES HOTEr-P K Mayer. Pasca
goula: WH Cockerbam J Webb. Sparta. La:
H Crenshaw city; W M1 Finnerty. St John: W
H Blount. lockport. Id;: J McOantse. J J
Thomas, Jefferson. Ala: Mrs E Kirkpatrick. W
E Guise. W P Shufrd J Piles. M H Bice. Ham
burg. Ark; H O De Vere, Louisiana: W Hear.
dy, Meridian. Miass E N Paine. Pullman Car
Company; J Derwin city; W 0 Hardwitk.
Evansville; John Pickett. W T Bristese W L
Bristes. J M Campbell, Bingham. N Y; J 0
Bannon. Wm M Robertson. Monticello.
The DEMOCRAT is indebted to Richard Frot
scher, the old and reliable seedsman. 1 Du
maine street, near French Market, for favors.
Attention is called to the announcement
made by W. W. Washburn, in another column,
of two eligible residences for rent opposite
Annunciation BSuare. Street cars pass in
front every five minutes.
The attention of our readers is especially in
vited to the large and important sale of choice
city real estate, bank and other stocks, adver
tised to take place at the St. Charles Auction
Exchange on Saturday next, the sixth of March,
for succession and other account. by 0. E.
Girarley, auctioner. Fore terms and full par
tioulars see aescriptive advertisements and
plans at sale.
Boca AND BSY.-On our front pagethis morn
ing will be found an advertisement of this
standard cure for all diseases of the lungs.
Book and Bye is made simply from the pure
white rook candy and the finest brand of old
waisky. It is not medieated. and a need
OFFIC7IAL.
LAWS OP THE STATE OF LOUISIANA,
PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY.
REGULAR BOelION OF 1800.
No.18.]1 AN ACT
To amend and re-enact section 692 of the Re.
vised Statutes.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the
State of Louisiana, That section 692 of the
Revised Statutes be amended and re-enacted
so as to read as follows:
In addition to the powers conferred by law
upon railroad companies, any railroad com
pany established under the general or special
laws of this State may borrow from time to
time such sums of money as may be required
for the construction or repairs of any rail.
road, or for the purchase of said railroad or
the franchises and right of way thereof, and
for this purpose may issue bonds or their ob
ligations, secured by mortgage upon thie fran
chises, right of way and all the property
and prvileges of said companies, and payable
at such times and places as the president ad
directors may designate, with power to sell,
pledge or otherwise dispose of said bonds; on
such terms as the said president and direc
tors may deem expedient, and the benefit of
this act shall extend to all bonds or obilga
tihns issued by any such railroad company
for any of the purposes aforesaid since the
first day of October, 1879.
B. N. OGDEN,
Speaker of the House of RB prsentatives.
S. D. MoENERY,
Lieutenant Governor and President of the
Senate.
Approved February 28, 1880.
[Signed] LOUIS A. WILTZ,
Governor of the State of Louislana.
A true copy:
WILLr. A. STNooa,
Secretary of State.
No. 14.] AN ACT
To amend and re-enact article 287 of the Code
of Practice.
Sxcr.ow 1. Be it enacted by the General 'As
aembly of the State of Louiusana, That article
287 of the Oode of Practice. be so amended as
to read as follows: "A creditor may have his
debtor arrested when such debtor is about
leaving the State, at the very moment of in
stituting his action, while it las pending In
every stage of the proceeding, and even after
appeal. And in all cames where attachments,
arrests, sequestration and provisional seisure
are demandable, the plaintiff, his agent or at
torney having made affidavit and given bond
in conformity to law, and having filed'the
same in court, and obtained the order of the
judge for the issuance of the writ, it shall be
the duty of the clerk to issue forthwith the
same without any petition being then pre
sented; but the usual petition shall be fled
on the day succeeding that on which the said
process shall have issued except in cases
where a Sunday or a legal holiday shall be
the succeeding day; then on the day next suc
ceedina such dav of public rest; and the sher
lif shall proceed immediately to execute said
process according to law."
1Sa. 2. Be it further enacted, etc., That all
laws and parts of laws comflcting with this
act, or contrary to any of its provisions, be
and the same are hereby repealed.
R. N. OGDEN,
Speaker of the House of Reoresentatives.
S. D. MoENERY,
Lieutenant Governor and President of the
Senate.
Approved February 28.1880.
LOUIS A. WILTZ,
Governor of the State of Louisiana.
A true copy:
OSCAR AmROYo,
Assistant Secretary of State.
No. 15.] AN ACT
To further regulate the trial of appeals In the
Supreme Court of the State of Louisi
ana.
BSEoION 1. Be it enacted bj, the General
Assembly of the State of Louiseana, That all
cases for divorce or separation from bed and
board, all cases for the recovery of wages,
salary or compensation for personal or pro
fessional services, shall be tried on the sum
mary docket of the Supreme Court, and be
called and tried as other summary cases.
R. N. OGDEN,
Speaker of the House of ORpresentatives.
S. D. MoENERY,
Lieutenant Governor and President, of the
Senate.
Approved February 28 1880.
LOUIs A. WILTZ,
Governor of the State of Louisiana.
A true copy:
WILL. A STRONG
Secretary of State.
No. 16.1 AN ACT
Establishing the term of officeof judges of the
courts of appeal after the expiration of
the term of office fixed by the constitu
tion.
SEaTroN 1. Be it enacted by the General
Assembly of the State of Louisiana, That the
judges of thecourts of appeal throughout the
State, to be hereafter elected after the expira
tion of the first term of office established by
the constitution, shall hold their office each
for the term of eight years.
$te. 2. Be it further enacted, etc., That all
laws or parts of laws in cnflict with the
provisions of this act, be and the same are
hereby repealed.
R. N. OGDEN,
Speaker of the House of RIpresentatives.
S. D. McENERY,
Lieutenant Governor and President of the
Senate.
Approved February 28, 1880.
LOUIS A. W[LTZ,
Governor of the State of Louisiana.
A true copy:
WILL. A. STRONG,
Secretary of State.
LOOK! LOOKI "
GREAT REDUCTION
-IN
IATTRESSES
-AT THE
DE L'ISLE & DONAHOE
MATTESS MAIIIFICTOT I
44 and 46 Baronne street.
We call the attention of every one to the great
reduction we have made in MATTRESSES. We
are selling the
DOUBLE MATTRESS at $4 50,
and other sizes at proportionate prices. We
guarantee all mattresses as good as any in the
ket and bettr as they are made with our
Also Cork Shaving Mattresses and Church
Pew bhair and Bugaw Cushions a speclilty.
Beady-made Ticks always on hand. and all
kinds of repairing done at the lowest possible
price. jaS Fr Su Tu ly
FURNITURE!
JOHN BOIS,
152 Camp Street,
Offers to the publie
VICTOll BEDIR-001 SETS,
Par'lor, Dining-Room,
And all other kinds of FUBJITUBE, together
with
Morn aad Hsair Mattreea,
etprses twita the ssk of al.
bumig~umw.
SURE CURE FOR
Coughs, Colds, Sore Throat,
Bronehitis, Asthma,
Consumption,
Ana All Diseaes of Thr.nt anm Lean
Sientifittcally Drepared of B4ls.m Tote Cry..
tallczsd Thek andy.I Old I re Whisty and other.
tonce.. The Formnula is known to our
physician. I highly commended by th n
the analysi or one of our moat prominut
i.ts, Prof. G. A. MARINER. of .tiosgo, is oeno
label of ever bottle. It is well kno t tft,
.mdloal vlofeion that TOLU ROKai _
will afford the reatest relief for Ooughrn, e
Iufluena,s Broncfitts, Sore Throat, We
Longs, also Consumption, in the incipient,
advanced stages.
Used as a BEVERBAGE and APPETIZBE.
matng a del ihtful tonic for famitly use. EM "
will find it pleasant to take, of great servies;
weak or debilitated, gives etremath, tone an.I
aotivity to the whole human frame.
Put utno QQtrr S'z Bottles or Famil Use.
CAUT ION.-- DO'? . D
Oipled dealers who try toDlm off . D.
Rook and BRe in place of.our TO LU. M O
AND tYE. Which is the only venunemd
article made having a GOVERNMENT T
on each bottle.
LAWRENCE & MARTIN, -Proprietors,
111 Madison Street, Chlcao.
SOLD IN NEW OBLEANS by all Druggsts
Grocers and Wine M rchants generally. t
wholesale by FLAbH. PRESTON A 00., ad an
HOLLANDEB. who will supply the trade a
manufacturer's prices. At retail by deales
.enerally. muht W 8a Su sWeo
GENTLEMEN, ATTENTION I
Why give Northern factories your work wh
you can have it done with greater facility a
dispatch in New Orleans, where the fn
bhirts are manufactured? We are as cape
of making fine plaited bosoms and giving you
a much better fit than either European or
Northern manufactures.
I have been cuttig and making for the last
elghteen years the celebrated
MOODY asHIRT.
I can, therefore, guarantee the finest work and
moft perfect fit ever offered in this city.
Pamon LIST.--Si cotton shirts, linen bo
ouffs and oullar-band, open back or open fon
laundried. So to $t9: the same unaundriedu
to 11t; the same with collars attachedb tin.
dried. $1o; unlaundried. 89. Six of tb
shirts ever offered in this market, la
for $15t the same unaundried. 818,
BHIBT., sa. 40c and 843 per dosen.
M. T. TURF,
11E CarOmdelet Street, near Peydras,
de7 Suem NEW OBRLEANB.
THE WHISKY OF THIS CENTURY
IN AGE, FLAVOR AND PURITY.
No brand of BYE WHISKY producoed in the
United States equals the famous
"MONOORAIM" WHIS~KIE
- YADE ar -
Carstairs, MCoall &a Co.,
New York, Boston abd Philadelphia, Leadi~ p
lnubs and the Principal Hotels throughout the
States have given these Whiskies the prefer
ence for years.
It is Introduced in New Orleans by
ALBERT C. MIAES,
SOLE AGENT.
a29as Th Su tm n 55 Gravier stree,
THE NEW OTTO SILLENT
GAS ENG.-INE.
An engilnethatworks withoutBoler: Alwas
ready to be started and to giveo at once full
power.
SAFETY, ECONOMY, CONVENIENCE.
Burns common Gas and Air. No steam, no
coal, no ashes, no firee, no danger.
Built in sizes of 2,4. and 7 P. P by
SCELEICHEB. SCMg UMn & CO.,
Philladlthla 'Pa.
Can be seen insunoesaful noerarion at Messs.
sehmldt & Zelgler's, O. B & W. D. Magln,
and Luokner's Box Factory, in this cityt lo0
information apply to
JOHN F. BRAUN. Agent.
No.16 Carondelet street. up stairr,
tea8 Sn T Th tf
0O MORE COAL WANTED.
FOB HEATING.
USE SULLIVTA & BiULER'S
FIRE WLOG-;,
(Imitation of wood,)
on THamI
CELEBRATED GAS HEATING STOVES,
and you will find comfort and economy. Give
them a call at
No. 97 Camp street,
and see for yourself. You will also find a fine
selection of Gas Fixtures. Cooking Ranges.
Washstands. etc.
Pulaumtag, Gas Fitting and Eebrenzlag
Promotly attended to. delt Butt
THE FINEST BRAND
WHISKY
EYEB PUT ON THIS MWABET IS
THISTLE DEW,
MANUFACTURED BY
HENRY W. SMITH & CO.,
KENTON OOUNTY. KY.
THE UNDEBSIGNED HAVE NOW THE
SOLE CONTROL OF THIS
0ELBBRATED BRAND
IN LOUISIANA AND MISSIBBIPPI.
AdECalngse mpiaraim Wit. tIa
Oldest and Finest
Brd*aa Ofa.d Ev on this Market.
THE FLAVOR IS DELIOIOUB
The Purity is g~aranteed,
Boquet Unapproachable,
AND WE PREDICT THIS BRAND
Will Carry the Trade By Storm.
AIAO. KEEP CONSTANTLY ON HAND A
LARGB STOOK OF OTHERB
FIi il8l, W111, W n ODE. EL
PATTIZBO A BOVARD,
Tj~ant' JA**hlade Lrl*FT LaaAT

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