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AT ' U POUaTO]rOCE AT NEW AUSSOOND CLA S MATTEL ;Uiftl ao Saw % t':iI. Darsishyd D W rrat. SOl1I0O ................ ... so In Adl.rehe nA A. RUa1xU, managing Uditor. EU . .U. 3~SE E 1S . . OF MtU SI-"O'h ya. ," by the Switte Opera Brleeque o netp n. OPUSA HOUSE-"Tan HXNcH " by Mi.e Nelson and Dramatic ALD HALL - Matinee and at ih "Boxhan T ETERNAL nu ChOrr," by 't~oa,. RI owmwTelL DOARLE THEATRE--Tr Woiwsn ;ra Mioaurs, General Maie and Major } -. TmBn PEOBABILITIEB r . Westeran Gulf itates, warmer, perly eo iier, !oreaet veering to southeast Swill probaly go before the Chl jsget Demoeratle enous will be held in at the House of Representatives at dladay evening, March 18, 1880. ° tmiadance Is requedted. . J. CarrnNrAgx, Chairman. are getting to build state-houses now. The cost of Mlohlgan's new capi $15e00 underthe estlimate, and t omnecteaut at Hartford will not be asit was thought by 150,000. These are without parallel, and in i' aprovementln American morality. eser attensdanoeof colored children ath Carolina sohoole has doubled were under Demooratic rule. The ual attendsancoe during the era of suurmacy, froml1869 to 1876, was hibls from 1876 to the present day it IEdmande's proposition to regulate ot the elecotoral vote has not the 4a obanos of being adopted, during arnsin at least. Congress, how so Intention of letting the matter Is $i5 present unsatisfaatory shape, be espeted to adopt a joint rule to Scosutnat winter. buseiness Is thriving lIn adt hbare established an estab o tMi kind for ladies, whclah is 1 by the elegant title of "the Excbange." It is doing a flat iae, t is sald, and not a lady who t in it epvgr getse ao cent back again. I PJel Parker has been at ast confirmed id uatice of the Supreme Court of . After delay upon the nomina over several weeks, the Be Iesate took it up and passed upon it on the eve of adjournment. amticeship is much more valuable presldential b9pan, a fact which * robably Appreclated. Set; often that a Benatorreslgnsa his n Congress; but such an accident is t ocW r, it ls said, Senator Davis, of Virg-Ega, having concluded to resign and retire to private life. His oly began last year, and will continue sMrarab, 1886. It is intimated that he at the elose of the present term. Davis is the wealthiest man in be can well afford to do this. ature o New Jersey, which has a ei, adopted a constitutional limiting the General Assembly to bennial seslsions. Before the tbecdmee a part of the State con ol it must be ratified by the succeed tue. The tendency everywhere io-4away with annual sessions, and there doubt that the amendment will be *s part of New Jersey's fundamental ormImn.o , it has been found, have by ees and deceptive system of town tre managed to secure every aore of ad In the Territory of Utah. Their tIitokeep the Gentiles outof the Terri this means, preventing them getting of any land upon which they can Thes e large possessions are held in tlke the Indians, so that no Mormon sedooed by a big price to sell hs acres W York World thinks that the re te other day by Dr. Wise and members of the Virginia Central Committee that not support Tilden, but would t In preference, has killed Tilden, surrender Virginia to the Rep.b the event of his nomination, a loss Demoorate could not make up any The World gives Gov. Holliday member of Congreess as au is view of the case. ed professor, Samuel D. . arrived by the Jackson eiateVgp morning on a visit to this he w ved as the guest of pupil, Ptro T. G. Richardson, M. takepart in the commencement iof the Medital Department of the . o Loulab. a on Friday, at the Boane. As a writer upon mur andp astiuelo of the same, hadsUi equal In this delerzed upon .o byo Uas wnhic the Douo eonur dert si a tomthe d ta byrthat o urlews O menoare sometimesy moenrlrooed erthac -hat thei ha no feditorperform. M ove b the usorOanate o blquit to which we Dhav referred. t:he p 4T of yesterday rOeeqto th en ryumnmltof the Ineongruous byunde q tans to exound grave questions of constiotuton anc of law. otfs want of funaoton never shone c greater advantage. Of course he entirely overlooked the fad that he was playing editor, or perhaps he wa suddenly yisited by an attack of "menta obliquity," as heat once launohed at the Dih CoAT and the public, two and three-quartes columns of special pleading and quotatlo. purporting to expound constitutlonal law. Now, we humbly oonfess that we were no bred to the law, nd wedeny the soft impeach ment of having trespassed upon thedoma. of the gentle barrister, who has proved that he can expound constitutional law or an, other kind of law. Our sin consists in havlnj timidly fllohed from a wandering volume ol "Oooley" a few extracts, which we were sell enough to suppose carried as much weighi when published in a newspaper as when quoted by a barrister. Bul to return to our mutton. Our special pleader warming up to his task, with great disdak disposes of all the rulea of interpretation construction, implIoatIons proceedings, con temporanheous history, and other lights a. feoted by the old fogies, and planting hmsel, like a rook, upon the "instrument Itself," quotes "Coley" tosustain him. Not tq be outdone in generosity by our neighbor's re oru-t, we offer him a stronger quotation, for his purpose, from the sameauthority, viz: Cooley, p. 57: Whether we are considering an agreement between partie, a statute or a constitution, with aor view to its Inrretation, the thing whieh wewsre to seekist tevohtwhtoh u.arc presses. To ascertain this the first resort in all cases s to the natural signification of the words employed. In the ofer of grammatical ar nerdment nhet awn te s Taramers of the Instru ment bhve raes thnem. o thus regarded the words embod a definite meaning. whioh in volves no absurdity and no contradition be tween different parts of the same writi, then that meaning apparent on the face of the in. strument, Isthe one whloh alone, we are at libert to say. was intended to be onveyed. In such a case there Is no room for onstruc tion. That which the words declare is the meoaning of the instrument, and neither oourts nor iinslasures have a right to add to or take sway from that meaning. Now, what are the words of the 'instru. nent itself," upon which the oontroversy "The General Assembly shall have power to rant lottery charters," eto. It would appear from this argument that we have only to ascoertain the definition of he word "charter," which is the thing to be granted by the Legislature, in order to make he matter clear. In the language of our neighbor's volun ncr aid the answer is short, sharp, Irrefuta Ile: Ohambers's definition of the word runs as 'olohws: In rlvate law its most important use isi n he alienation of real eu.ttes the writing given o the new proprietor by aeeod. iIn proof of the ransferene title. being usuall called a char r. In public law the name i girven to those ormal deeds by whoh soverse , guarantee he rights and privilegee of their subjeots, or ywhieh a soverein Sate guarantees those of colony or other dependency. There is another sense of the term In llileh Sis in a measure intermediate between the two s have mentioned, via.. where we speak of the harter of a bak Or company or seotlon. a this latter sense It signifies an n ment anwhlh owers ad privileges are conferred ythe ate on a select bodyr of persons for a peeal objeet. Thmn mvs A eharter s a stlpulatlon on the part of the State that the oorporation shall be and continue a eorporation for an indefinite lime, or for the term limited in the charter, unless sooner for feited for some cause recognized by existing laws as a cause of forfeiture; that its constitu tion. oranlsation and mode of action, as re saribedbi its oharter. shall not be annuled or changed by the Legislature that members shall not be added or removed- that modes of election expulsion or suspension of members shall not be altered and that whatever belongs to its organic constitution and aotion as a body coororste shall continue and be determined bI the terms of the eharter. In addition to whioh the powers speeially granted to it are not to be withdrawn or diminished Comm. vs. Farm ers' Bank. as Mass., 5s2; Thorpe vs. B. and B. So,, sT Vt., 1o. Will ot heighbor claim that the Glbeon bill, which authorizes any individual to sell lottery tickets, policies, combinations or de vlces, provided they give a bond to the Audi tor for the payment of the license, Is a char ter in the contemplation of the law and the constitution. If our neighbor again decides against us, then let us contemplate another phase of the question. Suppose, for the sake of argument, that a notorious bunko, lottery or policy dealer from New York, who, having escaped from the myrmidons of the law, is now in this eity seeking to purchase a charter, should incor porate himself under the general bill, pay his $10,000, execute a bond and flood the market with, say. $200,000 of tickets in a swind Ung scheme, imposing upon the peo ple under the color of the in dorsement of the State of Louisiana. Suppose he runs away after getting the people's money or continues his swindling practices, how will the State protect her citizens from such evil con~equences? If the States' theory be correct, the Legislature will be bound hand and foot, powerlessto pro tectthe people, and responsible for a flood of evils which would be fastened upon sotety for fifteen years. Future Legislatures would be confronted with the same insuperable barriers which prevented the Constitutional Convention from abolishing the Louisiana Lottery Com pany. Cooley says: Charters of incorporation. exeept those of a municipal character, and which, as we have already seen., create mere agencies of overn ment. are held to be contracts between the State and the corporators, and not suliect to modifi cation or change by the aso of the State alone. except as may be authorized by the terms of the charters themselves. Bump says: The charter of a private corporation is a eon tract. the obligation of which cannot be m paired without violating the constitution. Dartmouth College vs. Woodward. 4 Wheat. a15; Norris vs Abtudon Aoademy, 7 G. & 3. . : Canal Co. vs. a B. C, G. & J. 1 "Begents vs. Wllliams, G. & J. ass; Enfleld Bridge Co. vs. R B. Oo, 17 Conn. 40; Michigan Ban vs. Has tinas 1 ou2. ms: Young vs. Harrison. s Geo. 0so; hank vs. Bank of Oape fear. 13 Ired. vs; Montpelier vs. George. 14 Ls. 3; Bing. hamtnn Bridge Co. vs. Ohensngo Bridge. a WalL 51, S. . 29 N. Y. 7; Phlla. w. and B. ii. B. vsa. Bowers. 4 Houst. 6e: Union Ban vs. 8tate. 9 Terg.490; Allen vs.Buchanan. 9 Pha 29; B. . Pitt, L. J. 198. A charter t.a contract both executed and ex ecutory, Phila. W. and B. B. B o. vs. Bowers, 4 Roast. 0s. Every valuable privilege given by the charter and which omnduced to an acceptance of it and an organIation -uder i is a contraet which cannot be changed by the Legislature. where the power te do so_ act reserved in the s har tlr. State m a 1s Hiow. as. The_ t~edtip ~ao M W :ob* f the b`tee. He "But let u a genei woU th the Dmeos GnaT. Ourneighborbs owe brother In law d thereforeentitled to be treated with a sort gentle forbesaranoe. "Let us ccsoede. then. for the saks ao rsr meet. that thlte ower of the Leststuo to pas a general bill is doubtful, that it thus becomes necesasry to go outside of aflole 167. In order to ascoertain the intent of the convention." Again, we can help our neighbor out, by pointing out his plain duty and the duty of members of the General Assembly. Cooley says: DUT ImN CABS OF DOUBT. But when all the legitimate lights for ascer-' taining the meaning of the constitution have been made use of. it may still happen that the construotlon remains a matter or doubt. In such a ease it seems clear that every one called aupon to act. where, in his opinion, the pro eosed aeton wold be of doubtful constitu tionality, is bound uoon the doubt alone to ab. stain from aotlng. Whoever derives power from the constitution to perform any public function is disloyal to that Instrument, and grossly derellot to duty. it he does that which he is not reasonably satisfied the onstitution permits. Whether the power be legislative. exenative or judicial there Is manifest dire ard of constitutional and moral obligation by one who, having taken an oath to observe that instrument. takes part inn n action which he cannot say he believes to be no ioletion of its provisions. A doubt of the constitutionality of any prooosed egislative enactment should in any ase be reason sufficient for refusing to adopt it; and ife legislators do not sret upon this principle the reasons upon which at based the Judicial decisions sustaIning l'lslstion in vezry many cases will caseto be of force. (Oooley's Oonstitutional Limitations. p. 7s.) HOW IT WORKS. The 2Tmes and the Picaoxne have raised a great clamor against the Senators who voted for the bill relative to judicial printing, and have denounced the act itself as equal in In famy to any passed by a Radical Legislature. The persistence with which they have op posed the measure has surprised those per sons who are unfamiliar with the workings of the present law under which judicial adver tisers are fleeced in the interest of the anotion eers and the newspapers. In order that those who oppose the proposed law upon the theory that it is oppressive and detrimental to the interests of the people, we propose to show how the present I w operates As against those unfortunates who are compelled to sell their property by auction. The following is an extract from an account sales rendered in February last by an auo tioneer of this city. We leave out the names, but vouch for the accuracy of the statement: Naw Oanmms, February 5s. 1880. In account with - To charges upon property offered and sold at auction this day. Bold dn on Bid in a.-------s.5oe oo 180o. Feb. 1. To cash paid adv. In Pio.. 11 so. lot. x 8................ 17 6s Feb. 8. To cash paid adv. in TInes. 11 sq. 10t..3..... .... .... 107 25 Feb. 8. To cash paid Bee. 1o sq. 5 t.. Lx....................... so00 Feb. . Editorial notices ................ s6 Less 12% per cent................ 6 10 Total......................... seas o Thus it will be observed that a property which was sold for 925 and a property which was put up but not sold, actually cost the owners, for advertising alone, the sum of $245 9o. Any ordinary advertiser would have been allowed 25 per cent off from their regu lar rates by any of the papers named above; but the auctioneers, under a representation that they are only allowed a discount of 25 per cent, compel the advertiser to be satisfied with a beggarly rebate of 12% per cent. Un der the proposed law, which limits the charge to 70 cents per square for the first insertion and 35 cents per square for every subsequent Insertion, the bill to the advertiser would have been: Eleven squares, ten times, first inser tion .......... .......................... 70 Subsequent insertions .................... 8 so Total................................. . . 20o A difference in this one bill alone of just $199 70. This may be regarded as oppressive, but it has a look of economy which will be enticing to many people. The bill given above is not exceptional, but such as is ordinarily rendered, as the follow log will show: lPoPl!t SOLD ro1 $150. 'ebruary 1-To cash paid. advertisement in Picayune. 2 squares, 1O times......$1 50o To cash Daid. advertisement in Times, 2 squares°10 times.• ...................... 16 s50 To eash paid. advertisement In Bee. 1 squares.10 times ...................... 16 so 49 50 Plan ..................... .................... soo Editorial notices and charges .............. 2 70 Commissions. etc................... 2.o $2sso60 Less ll3 per cent on advertisement....... 6 18 $56 42 This advertiser was compelled to pay the sum of $43 32 for what under the proposed law would have cost only $7 70, but the Times and the Pic and the auctioneers like the pree ent arrangement and ask that it be con tinued for their special benefit. There can be no question of its being an excellent ar rangement for them-none whatever. ST. PATRIOK'S DAY. For the first time, perhaps, within the re collection of that veracious individual pop ularly known as "the oldest inhabitant," the ancient festival day dedicated to Ireland's patron saint has passed by without the usual outdoor parades and observances. The cause of this temporary abandonment of a time honored custom is, doubtless, familiar to all, and we presume that there can scarcely be found to-day any one so wedded to a little "fleeting show" and momentary self-gratifi cation as to regret the disappointment of yee terday, after duly considering the probable amount of human misery and suffering that is likely to be relieved thereby. There is a famine-grim and gaunt famine-in Ire land, where people go foodless to bed and rise in the morning without hopa. knowing not what the day tmay bring forth, and in their wretchedness, perhaps, caring as little. With such an appalling state of affairs presented to the Irish-American people in ttfs country it would seem that they could not do othersise than to abandon all expen sive parades and indulgences and sacredly devote the money that might have thereby been expended to the amelioration of the con dition of their unfortunate kinsmen and coun trymen in the fatherland. There are evi denees that the adoption of this course in many instances was attended with a severe struggle. The Irish people are wedded to their eastoms and traditions, and with many it was hard to give up the opportunity of tee tifying their national pride and of celebrating the festivedayo their apstle. Others, doubt less, feltth tatheir generoslty would not be re stricted3 bsame hey made a palam mon of tha~ri~ke~iwh'hVe zsthgtalh tbtheAA esistt mimd al nt aeti doctrine. Whileitisto e regretted that In some parts of the eountry the differesne of opinion on the sbjeot of a public de monstration has led to more or less of bitternmes, we cannot believe that either of the parties concerned: in the contro versy has acted with anything resembling a disregard for the.awful:responsibility resting upon them in the matter of relieving the pre vallng distress in thefatherland; neither are we prepared to say that the abandonment of the publi observanoes alluded to have tend edsto either check or Increase the contribu tions of money in the cause of charity. But no matter what may have been the effect of the course adopted, it may be taken as a well easured fact that the Irish relief iund in the United States has been largely swelled by yesterday's contributions, amd as the popular legend ascribes to St.Patrlck the banishment of all venomous creatures from the Emerald Isle by means of his crioer or staff, mankind will esurely not neglect to credit his memory with another beneficent deed, accomplished in his name, in behalf of his chosen people. OHOIING WITH BUTTERB, The old saying, "There are more ways to kill a dog than choking him to death with, butter," was verified yesterday in the House of Representatives to the eatent of proving that butter can be used to do thechoking. The advocates of the new city charter bill "intro duced by Hon. F. L. Richardson, of Orleans, had bysome means succeeded in enlisting in behalf of that bill a majority of the country Representatives, who became so exelted over it as to vote down the amendments offered by Mr. Farmer, which, even they privately ad mitted, were not frivolous, but were eminently meritorious. Their zeal was stimulated by the ingenious, patient and able fflibustering tactics of hbout twenty five Representatives, under the skillful lead ership of Meesrs. Farmer, Oosgrove, Kava nagh and Atkins, The result was that the majority, aboute sixty members, were wrought up to such a pitch that yesterday they fell eas ily into the trap set for them by their wily op ponents. Mr. Atkins, of Claiborne, who has shown himself to be of rare judgment and tact, led off by a motion to adopt the bill as a whole, notwithstanding fully one hundred sections had never been read. Messrs. ose grove and Kavanagh made a vigorous show of opposition by resorting to various parlia mentary manaouvres. At this stage of the battle Mr. Farmer deserted to the enemy, "horse, foot and dragoons," and voted to sus pend the rules and to adopt the bill as a whole, and himself made the motion to en gross the bill and pass it to its third reading The result of all this was to Induce the mea jority, without further reading, to adopt the bill as a whole and to engross and pass it to ate third reading, and to lay upon the table a motion to re consider. The majority did not remember that one section of the bill provides that the city debt shall be refunded at fifty cents on the dollar and 4 per cent interest. Messrs. Atkins, Kavanagh, Cosgrove and Farmer are well known as unflinching supporters of an honest adjustment of the city debt, and by their skillful tactics have actually secured the recognition in this charter of the debt settlement 'on the above basis, which will be accepted and approved by the cred itors of the city, including the holders of the premium bonds. Had the section containing this provision been duly read the repudiation members would certainly have attempted the adoption of the afnendmentof Mr. Devereaux, providing that "no proposition to refund the city indebtedness at a higher rate than thirty cents on the dollar and 2 per cent interest would be entertained," and might have se cured its adoption had the House been irri tated by further prolonged filbustering. Senator Sharon, of Nevada, gave those newspapers who have been commenting un favorably upon his absence from his poest of duty at the capital to attend to his own pri vate affairs a quiet shot the other day. He had been kept from Washington, he ex plained, by the operations of a friend (Ral ston), which had involved him to the extent of millions. He hoped soon to have more leisure to attend to business. If, however, his constituents were dissatisfied with his course and thought that he had neglected them, he would send in his resignation when ever they called for it, but he would hold himself responsible to no one but them. This is the extreme State rights doctrine, and sounds strange comini from a Republican. The Moutanna (Canada) Herald thinks that it is easy enough to explain the suffering and destitution among the Indians of the plains. It is caused by the rapid extinction of the buffalo and the inability of the redskins to procure food. At two forts on the Cana dian frontier, an average of 60,000 buffalo hides have been shipped each year, but this year only 15,000 can be procured. The buffalo will be extinct, it claims, within ten years. It was but a short time ago that buffalo roamed through Louisiana. Bienville shot one on the site of Donaldsonville, and the Ouachita river was so named from the herds of these animals that grazed along its banks. In twenty years they have been driven from the Mississippi nearly to the Rocky moun tains; in ten years more they will be gone, and the Indians will be altogether dependent on the government for their support. Senator Cameron has recently found it necessary to explain his position on the presi dential question. He wants it understood that he has only one choice. He believes Grant will be nominated on the first ballot at Chicago, and has never thought for a moment or listened to a suggestion as to what he would do if Grant was out of the way, because such an event was impossible. After this plain statement of the Senator's views, speculation as to the course of Pennsylvania delegates at Chicago Is so much time lost. Individuals may favor Blaine, but since Cameron will have no one but Grant, it is safe to say that the delegation will all be found voting for the "old man:'." New York is full of modest philanthropists. Another one, who desires his name to be kept secret, has announced his desire to provide one-fourth of the cargo of the ship Constella tion, which is to be sent'with contributions of food to Ikeland, under the authorityofa recent jont resolution of Congress. TheNew York Herald offers to bear the espeae of another .earteroa tideirelieeargsa ht t coan sulmsteatIsis alreak. ab We arestb ~rowilnb literary hamlon. In 187 only 600 copyrights were Issued by the Librarian of Gongress, while last year there were 18.l1. More books can now be made in t.hi country than in England, or, indeed, in any other country except Germany. CURRENT TOPICS. ZBU MIsBISBIPPI 8fVn COOMfISSION. In the abstract of the report of the Missis. aippi River Commission, recently published. no mention was made of the fact that the oom mission was not unanimous in their oonalu. sions. It is now stated that Gen. Ben' Harri son, of Indiana. and Gen. Comstok., of Detroit. have flied a minority repert, in which they hold that levees are of very little value in imp*bvlng the low water navigation of the river. They claim that bad navigation arises from excessive low water width at certain places, and must be remedied by contracting such low water width to about e000 feet. This contraction, they say, must be effected by work in the bed of the river. and not by levees on the top of its banks, outof contact with the low water river. They admit the necessity of levees in protecting alluvial lands against destructive floods, and to obtain such protection they advise the cloeing of such gaps as now exist. With all deference to the opinions of these two distinguaished gene rals, it is suggested that the people most direct ly interested in the question will be found will ing to approve the recommendations of the majority of the committee, which is known to embrace gentlemen of acknowledged ability and practical experience in such matters. maEzOAN BOas3 RAILWAY. The bill now pending in Congress to aid in the construction of the San Antonio and Mexican border railway provides that the United States may indorse the bonds of the company at the rate of $15,000 per mile, the bonds to be thirty years per cents; the government at all times to have preference in the use of the road: the money growing out of such government use to be retained and held in the Treasury Depart ment for the redemption of the bonds. The company is, in addition, required to mortgage its road and .,as,400 sores of land now held by it under grant from the State of Texas, and to pay s per cent per annum on the bonds. The amount of business which the government will be compelled to do over this line will rapidly retire the bonds and speedy railway communi-. cation with the Rio Grande frontier would operate as a constant cheek to the Mexican border raiders and banditti. The vast area of country between the Nueces andthe Rio Grande is fertile and well adapted to stock raising, and when civilized by railroads and rendered safe for habitation, will constitute one of the finest grazing districts in the United States. The immense resources of Mexioo are largely un developed, but of what there is of Mexioan trade so per cent goes' to England. France and Germany. and so per cent of it to the United States. With the above and other railway con nections in progress or contemplation these flgures are likely to be reversed. souTrmna wINarn nasoras. Florida. since the war, and especially in the last four or five years. has become wonderfully popular as a place of winter sojourn for North ern people of wealth and leisure. Half a dozen of its prinoipal towns are widely noted and largely patronized as favorite winter watering places. All of them can boast of good hotels. built and managed by the landlords of popular Northern summer watering place caravanser lee. It is estimated that these Florida hotels have acooommodated forty thousand Northern guests during the winter season now drawing to a close. All this, as we have above intimated. has been the work of comparatively a few years, and is the legitimate result of the olalbhs of the State being fully and attractively placed before the publi. In no respet can it be said that Florida has advantages over Louisiana as a winter resort except in the matter of proxim ity to the Eastern cities, which, by rail, is com paratively but a few hour's nearer. Our eitmate is fully as salubrious, our breezes as balmy, our soil far more fertile, and our people as hospit able. while our countless water courses and vast forests afford equal opportunities for sportsmen. With our advantages properly placed before the publio, there is every reason to believe that Louisiana and its metropolis would speedily become the great winter resort of the United tates. DIED. BBADY-On Wednesday morning. March i7. 1880, Elsa Brady. the wife of Lewis J. Johnson. aged 87 years. Her funeral will take place This (Thursday) Evening, at a o'clock; from her residence. No. a03E Baronne street. dTho friends of the family aregeauested to attenl. Mobile paper please opy. * MEEB AN-On We sday. March 17 180. at :8o. m.. Ann Jan beloved wife of (hristo pherMeehan aged years a native of County Armeah, Ireland, and a resident of this city for the vast twenty-one years. The friends of the family are invited to at tend the funeral, which will take place from her late residence, lo9 Erato. between Magasine and Constance streets. This Evening at a o'olook. St. Louis. Mo.. papers please copy. * OPEGNING, MRS. F. B. HARDON, 9 ............... aartrs street ..............s WILL HAVE HBE SPRING OPENING -- OF - -o0 IMPORTED BONNETS AND HATS! TH RSDAY, Marcoh 18, 1880. NO CARDS.] mhla at SauWTh adp SIT. LOUIS CATHEDRAL. THIIEE SER MONS Wil be delivered by REV. FATHER LE VIGOUREUX, At the Cathedral. next BUNDAY. MONDAY and TUESDAY EVENINGS at 7 o'clock. During the Lent time this church was so crowded that at the general demand, and only for these three da v the Cathedral will be opened to GENTLEMAN EXCLUSIVELY. All the members of the conferences of St. Vincent of Paul throughout the city, all the temperance St. Joseph's and St. Patrick's societies, and in general all those Catholies or Protestants who understand the French language are oordially bavitedto comeand hear the eloquent Frebch Domnfian Orator Seats free. mh6l18 521 DR. ROBERT J. MAINEGRA FREB CONSULTATION8 DAILY IROM 5 TO WeA. X. At he Wa.Whpa~in Avenue drug atore, ear.e S)IF *1 ~~~tplrs Iqdcg BEST TABLE WATEIi HIGHLY EFPýR PreS. J. eL13 WANeLYWI, N.0.r Pero. o se. . Georgo.v UoWb Anal. f or ueks; Cre. err. Aessedmy of selanes. ste., reaguo "It In far sune A2r to any other I have examined. De. CILmAmUL A. CAraOWe, X' C. I., Prof. cIem andu Ie, larl., Irelased; RMe. O Anal. for Dublin; Anal. 3U$. See. cota., revries "Its flavor is decidedly more A" " that a ofany Mineral Water which i br. bllmUND . SOUTET, N. V. fMA, P. C. ., repersek "I am stlsfied that Bosbah Wa s et the very fewNatural Mnersalwae l he safely taken ass daly beverage. Prof. voN MUeNSO, Prlvy Prefesser of a bmiatry as tbsl a ity of Hoielbe.r, ete., rips.: ". 1 entirely conourWi the oplalo loo upon i r as superior Rce. that in every serves to be recommended." EDWARD & JOHN B . µE, O J 40 DEAVER o., NaW 3R. Bole Agents for United States and Olne:: For ase by Dealersareegrs andss ug The oorks all bear the Company's baj.m "IOIeSaO CO., IIsseE." des am Tn Th SOn dp LARGE CONSIGNMENT . Shesand IIak Arrived at the RED STAE 100 dozen Gents' Plnic Hats.w Wl " , cents apieee. oo0 dozen Boys'Plonie Hats, will sel a spieoe. , : 500 dozen Fine Straw eHa for T . aot fhildren from 20o cents up. 850 pairs ladies'KEl1homer,.withs 4 erts per pair. 1475 pars Child's Leather leae els. at 40o eents per pair. t5 doasen Ladies' Cloth Slippers at )air. 1 lot Strap Ties at 15 oents pera.f . 1 lot B pege BllDDr at "o eentser 1 lot Ladles' o8erg Congress at N 1 lot Ladies' ox Congress at SL p 1 lot Child's Double-sole Bulat . eats per pair. I lot Child's Kid Fox Button Baoo* mer pair. 1 lot Chfld's Kid Button Boots at And many other Bargains to be. I'.UNKS AND V All eize,. FINTE SItO Prom . 0. BUBT. New Fork - Ihe FAUCHE Batton B r} . Finest Article asdh. B'or Shoes., For IHats, For Trunk ,, For V Dall at the Bed Star, Cor. Casd kl ronne t,.., New Orleansu , ... Catalogues Sent Free on Demai:. Store open on Sunday util p. , - fraormato3. fa amad GRAND OPE N - OF - Imported mIlri MME. ROSA REYNOI No. 9 Chartres 8teet.. NEAR OCAKlNa Will have her oDening on Thursday, Friday and .Sat.:.., Ixek 16s, as a 0 s%, of the latest rved PAI8 O '8. HATS OT E (JYE LTIES to which the Ladles in gene are invited. N. B.-NO OARDS. HNE. E. HUREAU,. (LAvT 113Wea 3 DRESSMA rE, On the second floor of No. 9 Ohsa Stylish Dres.es made at very ml and nerfet ft ranteed )ZATTING. CAR CARPETS. zAT'r1 . Iargest saEok In the South, sad LOWER than NewYork. Oall aa4. A. BROUS8EAIU'S WINDOW SHA 4exbwfan C 3