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THE NEW ORLEANS DAILY DEMOC RA T.
VOL. V-NO. 108. NEW ORLEANS, TUESDAY, AP'RIL 6, 1880. PRICE, FIVE CENTS. 2 I l FORTIIXTB COIGRESS. The Ute Treaty Bill Under Discus lion In the Senate. The Waehburne-Donelly Case in the Hounee-Springer and Manning Make Personal Explana tions and Savage At tacks on Each Other. WAsnI.aTON. April -Senate.-Mr. BIayard. from the Committee on the Judiciary. reported adversely on the bill to facilitate the negotiatiation of bills of lading and other commercial instru ments, and to punish fraud therein. Indefin itely postponed. The Senate proceeded to consider the calen dar. Mr. Williams introlduc~l a bill repealing the statute which prohihllt farmers and t,llanters from selling leaf tobacco directly at retail to consumers without soecial tax. RJefrred. The bill gramting a pension to .iee a F. Pharsa scout, was laid aside until Mr. With ers who wish* a to speak on it. shall be present. The bill to amino sect'thns 27a' and 20t1 of the Revised Statutes., so as to permit affidavits re quired by those sections to connection with pre emptiop and commuted homn-t ad el'trles to be made before county clerks instead of land registers or reloeivers. was pamsed. Tbe bill authorizing a retired list of non commission' d army offi.ers of thirty years' service was opposed by Mr. tHaulIsbnry. as add. In to a pension list already large en ugh. Mr. Maery advocated the bill as a measure of ij stloeto deservio officers. Pending the debate, the morning hour ex vlred and the Senate resumed the H siidera tion of the bill ratifying the agreement with the Ute Indiana. Mr. Morgan opposed the bill. It would take i4,coo.o 000 t of the treasury, and was not well 'onceived: it violated the act of 1871 which pro ldesthat no Indian nation or tribe shall be /reoognized as an independent nation. tribe or Sower with whom the United States may con tract by treaty. The agreement with the Utea law. The Bupremeu ourt has frequently held that treaties with In dans can be abrogated at the pleasure of the government when public polly requires it. Congress cap dispose of the Utes as it sees fit. but not by treaty. He stated that the treaty of slas with the Utes con tains provisions for the entry of lands by Indl viduals for their private use. quite as eiffectel as the provisions in this grreement, and he bonght Ilt tterto teas a bill requiring the Utes to avail themselves of that right. This would accomplish the desired object without violtion of the statutes. Besides legal objec tions he pointed out many defects in the pro visions of the bill, and indicated that he would probably move to recommit it to the Indian nmmittee. Mr. Dawes opposed the bill. He thought it }m oesibte for adult Indians to change their habits and adopt clvilized customs. He would rather have the four millions that the bill would cost devoted to the education of Indian Ohildren in our language. ideas and customs. This woud gradually and peaceably solve the fdn question. After exeautive sessio the8enate adjourned. House.-Under the call of titates the followlong bills were introduced and referred: yr Gibson of Loulasana-Relative to the sjfoqitmrent and pay of the Mississippi B.ver Qommmsailoners; also to entitle the State banks to circulate notes onthe same condition as na .. onlbanks, provided they comply with the orovisions of the national bank law relative r .,. G r.ox, of New York--A bill relative to e appointment of clerks and omfficers of Fede ral ort as referees. t Mr. Davis. of Missouri-RequirHfo the Postmaster General to mail on the trast of each month to every member of Congress an itemIzed statement of all mail contracts made during the preding month. y Mr. Ohalmere-For the relief of the heire - oflored soldiers. S r. Arm8feld.of North Oarollna-To abolish t at on spirits distilled from apples. pebhes. grapes and pears, and to reduce the ta on spirits distilled from grain or mixtures thereof to twenty-five cents per gallou and providing that the producers of leaf tobacco may sell the same in quantities of not more t ten pounds at one time without license. iBy Mr. King, of Loulsi~na-Amending section is of the Texas Pacific Railroad act. At the conclusion of the call of States Mr. Manning. of Mifsselippl. rose to au.etostion of personal privilege. He sent to the Utork's do- k and had read articles in the Washington Pest of Saturday last relative to the action of Mr. Sprinter. of Illinois. chairman of Commit e on B.ections. in the ctao of the Donnelly. Weshburne contested election. The article stated that Manning charged Sprt, ger with nuplicity in that case. with decoption of his mocratic associates on the committee as to his attitude toward the contestants, and with corruption. It stated further more that Manning proposed to demnd an investigation of .urloger's con duct. Mr. Manning said he had made no charges and expressed no opinion with regard to Mr. Springer's conduct. Mr. Springer then made a personal statement denying the truth of the charge referred to. As to Mr. Manning's denial that he made or Indorsed such charges. It mnerely raised the question of veracity betwen Manning a.d the reporter of the Post. Mr. Springer produced an anony mous latter received b him. offerinog to pay his wife See if he would vote to keep Washburne in his seat in spite of the Democrats. He had sot suspected Washburse's friends of sendingr the letter, but regarded it as an attempt.of Ponnell 'd friends to bulldoze him, because theyr believed he would not vote to seat him. Pme time after he received a letter silned enry H. Flnley.a friend of Donnelly, urglng him. In the interest of the Democratic party. to vote ior the seating of Donnelll instead of for a new t leetton. Spriager sod that the handwriting of this and the anonymous note were alike. Finley claimed to spea1 for "those who are. perhaps ersonally. Pot to be affected by your (ipringer's) decis on. SDpringer told Donnelly that this letter prported to speak in behalf of Tilden, but he (Slaer) would not be dictated to by anybody. fter realta these facts. BSpringer explained his position in the coemmittee and called on all members. exe pt Manning, to corroborate his statement. He had given them to understand that he would vote to unseat Washburne and not to seat Donnelly. All confirmed this but Arm eld, who rtated that Springer told him. after the vote was taken that if his vote could have seated Donnelly he would have given It. Not darneg to antagonlzae his prty lpringer S-..-would not ask an investigation of his course. Sbut was willina that it be investigated. He, aouldnot help it if Manning had been misled. se had sc ed conscientiously. Manning olosed the discussion. He wished no controversy with tIPringer on the qnus tion of duplicity. Though he 'mglaht have muneh tosyar on that subject he thought Sprinager would not deny that he had assured him oflen that he (Dricager) was with the Democratie majority o0 the committee on both points In tolved. He d-tended Dounelly from Springer's Imputation, and represented the absurdity of snuDosingthat Donnelly had any connee lon with the anonymous letter. The matter was thea dropped. Mr. Weaver. of Iowa. obtained the Speaker's recoglnition, and moved to euspend the rules and adopt resolutions settting forth that it is the sense of the Bouse, that all currency, whether metalc or paper, necessary for the use and commerce of the people, shall be l aned, and its volume controlled by the govern ment and not b bank corporatlons and when so issued should be full legal tender for all pubiloand rivate dbte; that the public debt sbould not oe refunded on long time, but krpt pavable as rapidly as possible, and that to en able the government to meet these obligations .mints should be operated to their utmost aspaelty in the coinage o[ the standard silver dollar and other coins requhed by the business Faterets of the country. OG.reld regard, d the resoluton as a feeler put eOut to see what political parties would do on the eve of an election. He opposed it and exhoned both parties to show their courage by meettng rather thn by bowing before it. Koelly., O Peinns~lvaia.l advocated the resolu t ion. Weaver denied that the Greenback party favored rep*idlatlon or the violation of publlc faith. In the name of laboring millions he asked that the issue of the circulating medium be taken from the banks and reetored to the government. The resolution was defeated-yeas 84 nays 117: not the necossary two-thirds in the airma tive. Mlr.r. Townshend. of Illinols moved to sus.en the rules and discharge the dommitteeon Ways and Means from furtter consideration of the bill placinga alt. printing type. prlnlong paper and materials used in making vrlntlon paper on the free list and out it on Its Dpasuge. The motion was defeated-yeas 112. nase 80; not the necessary two-thirds in the affirmative. The house then adjourned. WASHIN(GTON NOTES. gings's Bill for Improving the Mississippi. Representatliv King introduced a bill In the House to-day making appropriations for cer tain examinations. surveys and works of im Wrovomeut recommended by the Missiselppl lvor Oommiselon. The bill appropriates for the iitial works for channel contraction and batik protection $4.1' teino: for closlng gaps In the love'st $1.010,0io ; for obhecking the enlarge. mente of Atohafaayal river t10o000: for surveys and examinations above and below Cairo and for the necntsarv salaries and other expensoe of the MIsalsipDDp River Commission for the thoal year ending June no. 18t1. $0oo.000. THI SENATE COMMITTEES8. The Banate Rrtlroad O mmittee to-day post -onod the hearing of argument against the Texasn Pacilcl bill until next, Haturday. The Senate Judiciary Committee took no no tion to-day on the suhi tot of railroad land grants, or In regard to the allegd contract beh twoln the Paciflc Matl 8tteamRhb Company and the Union Pacific and Central Paotflo Bailroad. T"iN MIISRIRIPPI LIEVE COMMISSION. Mr. Gibson. of Louislana. Introduced in the House to day a joint resolution to amend the sot appointing the MissIsalvl Lovee Commis sian, so that the board shall consist of six in stead of oven oommiiloonrsa; two Instead of three are to bhe apointol from civil lifo. they to be olvil engineers and to receive 00oo0 a year. THE APPROPRIATION IIILLB. The river and harbor appropriation bill and naval appropriation bill have been completed by the enb-(committees having thorn in charge. and will be reported to a full committee to morrow. The la.t named bill appropriatoes in round numbers i 0oo,0ooo0. UNITED STATES sUPnREME COURT. The following Southern cases were decided in the United States .Itupreme Court to-day: The steamboat Mayflower ot al. vs. the steam boat bahtne.-Avpent from the United States Circuit Court. District of Louisiana. Decree affirmed. D 8. Gage and wife vs. Albert G. Nalle.--A peal from the United States Circuit Court. Dis trict of Louisiana. Decree affirmed. George B Johnson vs. the Stato. or rel. Allen Jumel. Auditor.-Appeal from the Supreme Oourt of Louliaina. Judgment affirmed. The Supreme Court will adjourn on the tenth of May. POLI ICAL. The Fight Between Grant and Sherman in Mississippi. WASHINOTON. April 5.-John Eatello. Presi dent of the Jackson Republican club. of Jack son, Miss., sends to the Natlonal Rspuebli'an. of this city, for publication, a report of the pro ceedinus of a R-ounlican meeting held in Jack son, on March 26. at which Grant was strongly urged as a Republican candidate for the Presl deOcy. Estlle. in his letter, alleges as a rea son for appealing to the lRpublican to give publicity to the proCee ilngs, that the only Re publican paper published in Mississlppi is controlled by James tHill. ollector of Internal Revenue who favors the nomination of Sher man, and refused to print the proceedings. BAYOU SARA. The Municipal Election-The Mayor and Councilmen Elected. [Speolcial to the Democrat] BAYOU SARA. March 5.-The municilal elec tion, held to-day. resulted as follows: J. F. Irvine, mayor; Elijah Gore. Conrad Bookel. Win. M. Town. F. M. Mumford, August Fischer. councilmen; Chas. E Soeneer. constable: H. A. Binning. assessor; F. E. Powell, treasurer. BATON ROUGE. The Municipal Election Passes Off Quietly Jastremski Re-elected Mayor. [Special to the Democrat.l The municipal election to-day, though ex citing, passed off quietly. Jastremakl. Demo crat. is reelected mayor by over 300 majority. and Powers. Democrat. elected administrator of improvements by sixty. Messrs. Wfeck Burke, Duggan MnCabe and Glmber are elected councilmen. About Ito0 votes polled. CRIMES AND CASUALTIES. Incendiary Fire in Bayou Sara -- Loss $10,000, [Spoeclal to the Democrat.] BAYOU SARA, La.. April 5.-A fire broke out at 4 o'clock this morning at Squattersville. a set tlement between Bayou Sara and St. Francis ville, consuming the stores of Lazard Well. L. Martinez, D. Rettlg and B. Farrelly. All the parties were partially insured. The fire was the work of an incendiary, and was the second attempt made during the last six weeks. The stores of Joseph Krain. Joseph Stern. John Laboye and Gerge Pl ttingere were In great jeopardy, and were saved only through the untiring exertions of our gallant firemen. The loss is about $o.ooo. THREE LITTLE NEOROES ROASTED. MEMPHIS, Tenn.. April 5.-List night, twelve miles north of this city, three colored children aged ten.twelve and thirteen years. were burned to death. They had been left in the cabin by their parents, who attended church. The fire origal nated by the explosion of a coal oil lam.p, and and all three perished before assistance came. TEXAS CIBMINAL ITEMS. GALVESTON, April 5.-To-morrow's News will will puuitsh the following speelals: WAco. Tx.-Fedderman. postmaster at Bel ton, absconded with $4.000 United States funds. GAINESVILLE. TEX.--In a difficulty Saturday ntght ,John 1llgn struclk Capt. Rieley with a billiard cue. inflicting probably a mortal wound. MAisaIL, TEx.-George Cox killed Jeff Jefferson. Sunday, six miles in the country. A woman was the cause. All the parties colored. THE LABOR QUESTION. The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company Increases the Pay of Its Employes. BALTIMORE, April 5 -The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company have restored the wages of employes to the rates paid at the time of the re duction on July 1s. 1877. thus making the in crease 10 per cent. PRINTER'S STRIKE IN ST. LOUIS. ST. Louis. April 5 -Three or four hundred printers struck to-day for $2 0so per day. Their wages have heretofre been 6- o0 and s$ 25. Five bosses, who employ about two hundred hands. have acceded to the demand. A Severe Storm to North Georgla-- sveral Lives Lest,. An Atlanta special says: Reports have reaehed Atlanta ot sevsre storms in North Georgia, There were cyclones in several localtlies. which Clew down fences anli damaged crops badly. SBveral railroad lines were washed away and several houses blown down. Two or three deaths are reported. Mails will not be delayed. FOREII ArFFiIRS. The Liberal Majority in England Over the Conservatives Forty-six. The Foreign Policy that the New Liberal Ministry Will Carry Out Parnell Declares War Against Shaw, the Leader of the Rome-Rulers. Prince Jerome Bonaparte on the Decrees Against the Jesuits. UNITED KINGDOM. LoNDoN, April 5.-The Liberal net gain is now flfty-bix seats. An election meeting was hold yesterday near Ossory. In county Carlow, to support the cendi dature of Mr. Gray. Lord Mayor of Dublin. who, in a speech, stated that parcels of dynamite were found under the platform on which he then stood, to blow up those wishing to vindi cate the rightsof Irishmen. In the eltetions to-day IThos. C. Baring. in servativo, of thi, firm of Baring Bros.. was re elected from Essex, South. and Right l on. Robert Lowe. Liberal, Chancellor of the Ex chtquc'r in Mr. (lanstoue's government, was re-etleted for London. The 'Times. referring to the situation in Atghanistan In connection with the forth com Ing acn as ion of the Liberals to power. says: "Lord Lytton. present viceroy of India. Is so identlfled with the preset uovernmentand its eastern policy, that he will undoubtedly be re called, unless he at stlcipate a recall by submlt tiog his resignation." Lord Northbroo,ke, the former Governor Gen eral of India. is suggeeted as his successor. but it is understood that he does not wish to return to India. The new viceroy will un doubtedly be instructed to securce peace In Afgbantatan with the least possible disturb ance of our relations with that country. We shall hear no more of the proposed cession of Herat to Persia and the entangling alliance which must have attended it. At the Parllamentary election in Middlesex to-day. Lord Hamilton and Octavius E. Coope, Conservaleves. were returned by larve majorities. Herbert Gladstone. son of the lit. lion. W. E. Gladstone. was defeated. The total number of Liberal votes polled up to the present time is 1,157.000. total number of Conservative votes 817 000. showing a gain In correso 'riding constituencies over last elee' ion of soetlO0 Liberal and 99,o00 Conservatives votes. Nine nominations were madelo-day and twen ty-two pollings held. Hon. William E. Glad stone has been elected for Edinburgshiro. Mid lothian, defeating the Earl of Dalaerth by a vote of 1579 to 108. bitr Charles Reed is elected for St. Ives a Liberal gain. The Pall Mail Gazelt to-day says: It is esti mated that the new House of Commons will consist of 817 Liberals. 271 Conservatives and 6s Home Ruiers. The Liberals will thus have a majority of 46 over the Coneervatives or of lo9 with the Home Rulers, but Conservatives and Home Rulers combined will outnumber the Liberals by 17. A oorrt spondent of the Pall Mall Gazelte at Cork stys: Ohas. 8, Parnell has declared open war against Wm. Hhaw. Home Rule leader by the nomination of Mr.Kettle of the Land League, against Messrs. Shaw and Col. Thurst for the county of Cork. Mr. Pasnell was accompanied to the.sher ift's ofilce,lwhere the nomination took place ov a cheering mob. The Times in its financial article this morn ing, says: ''he feeling of uneasiness in the city. lest parties be too evenly balanced for either to form a stable government, passed away Saturday. and the stock markets were strong and almost buoyant. The 'Titers in its leading editorial this morn ing speaks of the policy of the future govern ment as follows: The Liberal Cabinet will maintain the treaty of Berlin in accordance with the public opinion of Europe and the policy of the great powers. It will treat the Anglo.Turklsh convention as an engagement of contingent obligation. In South Aifrica, it may Inquire whether an nexation of Transvaal was not made in error. Although the measnre was approved by Lord Kimberly and Mr. F,,oter. the qlestion ought tolibe treated as an open one. To. now govern ment should insist that the South African colonies, whether they choose to confederate for political purposes or not. shall enter into such common engagements for military de tense as shall relieve the mother country from charges for native wars. When this policy in European, Asiatic and South African taffitr has been carried out. the point will be r,.ached at which the Liberal ministry. if it is ttinted or forced to go fur ther must t art comvany with moderate men. We Ad not believe the Marquis of Hartington and other loaders of the party will desire to go further, and so far we can have no difficuity in accompanying them. The Countess of Paris has been delivered of a son, The Eslafellte and Ordre publish a letter from Prince Jerome Neoleoun on the decrees against unauthorized religious confraternities. The Prince declares that he cannot, witbhout being false to lis origin, show himself an enemy of rellaion or of the revolution. He continues: "The decrees do not constitute perecoution: they are only a return to an indispensable rtile of a public land. The fiction of a conservative union has lasted too long." There is nothing in common between the Logitimist and ourselves. It is time for each one to resume his colors. traditions and princi ples. and that all ambiguity should cease. The municipal council of Paris has presented Prof. Nordenkejold with a gold medal struck in his honor. He was afterwards receive(t by Gambetta. and will dine with President Grevy to-morrow. FRANCE. LONDON. April 5.-A Paris dispatch says: The operations of the decrees against unauthorized congregation have been extended to the colo nies. The Jesuits have establishments in the islands of Bourbon and Madagascar. Pants. April 5.-The Moniteur and Gazette de .lrano' announce that at a meeting of the su pervisors of unauthorized religious confrater nities, on Friday. it was decided neither to com municate their statutes to the government nor demand authorization, but to stand upon their common law rights. A Parts ciesatch reports that a terrible fire has occurred in Montairaent. a village of Savoy. Seventeen of the inhabitants verished. Thirty one dwellings were destroyed. Scandinavian residents here gave a grand banquet yesterday In honor of Prof. Nordenks jild. the Swedish arctic explorer. There were no persons present, including Prince Oscar of Sweden, the Russian charge d'affaires and ChristineNllelson. 'he hall was magnificent ly decorated with flags of all nations and an escutcheon bearing the names of all the ex plorers who have attempted the Northeast Passage. MARITIME. A Schooner Ashore Off Montauk Point, Long Island. EAST HAMiPoN. L. I.. April 5.-The schooner Balph Powers. Capt. Getchell. of Belfast. Me.. from Wilmington for Boston. loaded with rosin and tar. is ashore twenty two miles west of Montauk. The crew wits saved. The vessel and cargo are not inaured. LOST HER BOAT. Loxrox. April 5.-The steamer BRcilia. from Newcastle via Dundee, for New York. has put into Kileish. Ireland. with the less of her hur ricane deck, life boat and saloon cabin. The crew refuse to proceed. Bale of the New Orleans and Selma Rail. read. SLz.xI. April s.-Speetal Obanoellor W. 0. Ward rendered a deeree to dayr In the New Or leans and Selma Railroad Dase, He diamleaed Bobert so's bill and made a deree of pale. the jro(oeda to be divided proportinnLtfely amonant the indorsed bondholhers. No prlor lties were given. The road will orabably be sold on the same day with the telms. Bome and Dalton road. SPORTINIl NEWS. Eighteen Entries in the Second Contest for the O'Leary Belt. ?zaw Yonx April 5.-The second contest for the O'L',rr belt commenced at Madlison Square Garden, at midnight, with elghtean me" on the track. Including the negro Hart. Ennis, Kbrone, Merritt and Faber. The Peabody Normal College. Lspeelal to the Demoera'.l ATLANTA. April 5.-The trustees of the Pea. body fund have decided to remove the Peabody Normal College from Nashville. Tenn,.to At lanta. The State of Georgia will make a yearly donation of toooo, and the trustees will do the same for its anpp ,rt. The city of Atlanta gives a beautifel altr and $250 oo for buildleg cur poses. uitte ia numbo,r of Georgia towns put In bids for the oolhla. THE IRBlIl RELIEF 8HIP. Talmage sometimes gets off a good thing, and the following flight In his Easter sermon on the frigate Constellation Is by no means the worst, or least elequent, of his efforts: "OonnePted with this day of good will to men. there I something outside the harbor of New York that t.irs my heu'rt, to the lnst crimson drop and thrills me so I can hardly s[o ok while I think of it. Behold the old frtgate Constella lion. -ent out by the Uniteid BHlatet toward Ire lanid, armed with bread! Five hundred tons of relilt! Oh. I don't, know whether you have look.ed at tils ev nt as I have. Yesterday morning. in the storm. I went up On top of my house to see whether I could ontch a glimpse of the masts of the Con. stellation. What a scene for Easter morninul That means that Chrtst has risen. Commtand that ship, O Chrst of Oenesareth. Thou that didst break the loaves of bread to the five thou sand. break that bread to the fitly thousand. Thou who holdoest the winds In Thy flars, fil her Nails with prospering breezes. Would that the men might run up beside the stars and t~trloes the one-.strred flig of Bethlehem and the blood strived fllo of the Cross. Walt a lit tle longer, bear up a little longer. O dying men of Ireland. O starving women, O enaliated babes, the Constellatlon s oom lo I I the Constel lation is coming to stream light Into the dark nesa of your long night of sufferlog, once cov. ered with the smoke of battle, now covered with the benedictions of Easter morning." As Dr. Talmage rounded this period there were hundreds of his hearers weeping. and he was barely able to repreps his own emotion. In closing he clasped his hands as though taking s something home to his teart and said: "Oh, doesn't It seem as though the millennium was opening!l That ship, constructed to battle England. going forth now over the waters to carry relief to some of her starving suhbjets I Better than sword into plouuhshare, better than spear Into pruning hook. is that old war frigate. turned Into a white-winged angel of resurrection to roll away the stone from the mouth of Ireland's sepulchre! Come forth. Laarus! come forth " TENSAS. Election of Delegates to the State Conven tion-No Instructions Given, .'r. JosaEa. March 31.-At a mass meeting of the Democratl party of Tenses parish, held this day, to elect delegates to the State conven tion. to be helot in New Orleans on April 12 next. the meeting was called to order by W. C. Young. chairman of the executive committee, and on motion W. C. Youna was elected temporary president, and W. C. Michie. temporary secre tary, and on motion the temporary organisa tion was adopted as permanent organization. On motion the president appointed the fol lowing delegaes and alternates, which ap pointments were ratified by the meeting, to wit: Delogates--John Murdoch, T. P. Clinton W. J. Brircoe. I,. Y. Reeves. T. P. Parrar. R Mur dock, H. i. Nichols. . I. . Hnbbrough. Joseph Moore. Wm. Hopkinkls, . D. Miller. Gillam Wood. R. C. McCullough, It. H. Snyder. Jr. Alternates-8. F. Honains. T. Q. Munce. J. T. Watson. J. P. Harrison. T. C. iacnse A. S. Yamner, . C. Oordill. A. F. Brown. J. E Nichols. E. 8. Newell. G. C. Goldman. J. B. O'Relly. T. J. flays. R. L. Thompson. On motion the meeting aRjonurred sine die. W. C. YOUNG. President. W. C. Mi.nlE, Secretary. Boed's Gilt Edge T,,nl ocres dyspepsia. --- -** - ST. CHARLES PARISH. Inauguration of the New Judge and Fixing of Court Terms. The Inauguration of the Twenty-sixth Judi clal District Court for the parishes of Jefferson. St. Charles and St. John the Baptist took place yesterday. At 1 o'clock a. m. the Hon. Michael Hahn. newly elected district judge for the above dies tricttoponed the court at the Destreban Castle. Harvey's Canal. There was a full attendance of memlbs of the bar of the district. Messrs. W. J. Mcoune. ex-parish judge. W. H. Hyman, Besancon, Gautier. W. Mithoff. Jr.. Billings. of Jefferson; N. St. Martin. Judge James D. Augustin, of St. Charles; L. De Poorter. and Hon. Gervals Leche. district attorney elect, ofd St. John. and others whose names we do not now remember. After the comm ission of the district judge was spread on the minutes, the bond of Mr. Scott Ellison. the clerk of court elect, was approved by the judge and his commission and that of the sheriff. Mr. Dafowman. ordered spread on the minutes. On motion cf James D. Augustin. He.., of St. Charles, the HBon. Gervals Leche. district attor ney elect was introduced to the court and his commission ordered spread on the minutes. This completed the organization of the court. and the judge proceeded to read his order fix ing the terms of the court. They are as fol lows: SUBY TEBMS. Jefferson-First Mondays of April and No vember. :et. Charles-First Monday of May and fourth Monday of November. St. John the Baptiset-First Monday of June and third Monday of December. CIVIL TERMB. Jefferson-First Monday of July and third Monday of January. St Charles-Fourth Monday of July and see. ond Mondev of February. St. John the Baptist-Third Monday of August and first Monday of March. This completed the four terms in each parish. provided by the constitucion.for the year ending April 5 1881. The Judge then proceeded to read the rules of court, inviting discussion from the members of the bar, and finally, on motion of Mr. Gan tier, a committee of five members of the bar were appointed to revise the rules and draft them, to report on Monday next. His honor appointed Messrs. Gautier. Besancon, McCune. DePoorter and Augusttin. After some preliminary motions in cases heretofore pending. Hon. James D. Augustin. late parish judge of St. Charles. at the request of the members of the bar present, welcomed the new district judge, complimenting the for mer incumbents, and expressing the h.,pe that the new judiciary syetem. under the constitu tion of 1879, would prove a success, work smoothly. end justify the bopes of its founders, pledging the hearty co-o peration of the law yers of the Twenty-sixth Judicial District. This ended the events of the day. as the draw. ing of a jury under the new law neeessitated an adjournment of the court to Monday, April 12. 1880. The best of feeling prevailed, and it was a late hour in the afternoon before the parties separated. after a mutual exchange of congrat ularians and convivialittes following the ad journment. Reed's Gilt Edge tomN restmobe the aPp ite iREEl'TING GRlMT. Our Visitor Views the Rowing Match at the Lake, And Then Adjourns to the St. Charles Hotel, Where a Magnifloent Ova tion is Tendered Him. Gen. Grant. after giving our colored citizens a reception at the Wesllyan Ohapel. on Liberty street. and driving around attending to private business, and visiting some of our commercial houses, took the train for the New Lake End at half-past 2 o'clock. The cars hat been beautll fully decorated with flags and shields and the arrangemente were carried out without haste or confusion. Mr. Evans and Mr. Wlntz, the head men in the undertaking on the part of the City Baill road Company, had things working like a charm. The cars startet promptly and smoothly glided along for the cemeteries. At the corner of Clalborne some one pitched out a cigar, and the flags among whose folds it fell took fire. This was subdued, but just be fore reaching the Metairle Cemeterles, and. in fact, when n,,ar the shade of the Confederate monument, the head of one of the flags on the left hand side of the cars became loosened from Its fastenings, and striking a passing horse car, it smashed and bore to the ground two flgs and a shield. The General and party were mot at the lake by Sporer's band. of the Louisiana Field Artil lery. who discoursed HAIL TO THN tCHIEF in fnle style. The party then formed, and with the General and Mrs. Grant in the lead,with the band playing selections, marched in pro cessieon to the boat. house of the Southern Yacht Club, the crowd doffing their hats as the Gen eral passed by. A magnifleoont collation was served, and Mr. Baldwin. esc )rting Mrs. Grant. led the way with Gen. Grant and Mrs. Baldwin. Gen. Bussey, etc. The viands served were fit for the gods., and every one seemed to enjoy themselves Immensely. The improvements now going on at the New Lake End promise to make itone of our most popular watering places. The extension of the railroad to the St. John's boat-house, the build ing of the magnificent hotel that is now under way, and the completion of the shell and shaded drive and tooting along the extension levee. with its pleasant breezes ar.d accessibility, promise for it a brilliant future. At the club-house the visitor's book was brought out and General Grant duly inscribed his name therein. After the collation and the race, the General and In vited guests took thespecial train for the city. At seven o'clock a reception was held at parlor P. where hundreds of prominent citizens were presented. who inscribed their names in AN AUTCOBAPH ALBUM, which was, at the conclusion of the banquet, presented to the General by Mr. Albert Bald win. At a o'clock the party adjourned to the grand banqueting hall. There were three large parallel tables, with one intersecting them at the head at right angles. At the latter were seated Gen. Grant, on his rlaght Gov. Wilts. on his left Mr. J. H. Oglesby. master of cere monies, and further to his left Gen. Harney, Capt. lads. Rev. Hugh Miller Thompson and Judge Taylor Beattle.of Lafourche. Thejudge is undoubtedly the next candidate of the Re publican party for Congress from the Third Congressional District, and is the only one of that party who would stand the remotest chance of election. The tables were surrouned with about two hundred of our leading citizens, and all of them with good appetites, as the clatter of knives, forks and dishes testified. The menu was as follows: MEIU. Oysters on the half shell. 4oup-Terrapol, Consomme a la Princesse. Fish-Pompano grille ala maitre d'httel. lied Snapper a In Ohambortd. .clevesa-Terkey stuffed with truffles, Baddle of lamb a la Obancellere. Pieces Froldes-Jambon de Westnhalia his tolre, tialtntine de Obapon a la I',rislenne, l)Hh eon Bellevue. Aspic d'homerd a Ia Victo iea. Pate de fobl, ras a la Btrabbourgeolae. Mayonalse de Volatlle decore. Entrees-Filet de htnll a la Rothschild. otle lettes d'lmgneau a la Maintenon, ri tie veau at 1e St. Cluud, compote de pigeons aux cbamtpg nous. supreme de volatile a Ia Toulouse, bou disne do gtiber nu salptcn. Vegetables-Green pea", asparagus, new po tatoes, artichokes, stewed tomatoes, snap beans. Rlishes .Queen olives, celery, cucumbers. chow-chow. l.oq uefort cheese. Homan prnch,. Roast-Mallard ducks, rairie chicken, broiled teal dueas, broiled snipe on toas . Pastry and dessert-btrawbcrries. vanilla ice cream. Wines-Bauterne. claret, sherry, champagne, coffee and liquors. 1ev. Hugh M , r Thompson opened the feast by bletslnw tihe lands set before the gunests. thanking the Almnighty for the many bhitsinln conferred, and ir the unity and peace of our common ourntry. THE DMEORATION of the hall were grand in floral tribute. Over the entrance, worked in fl ,were. were the ini tials U. b. G. embraced in a crescent. Under the main chandelier hung the globe with the United States conspicuously noted thereon. In front of Gen. Grant were the scales of jus tice surmounted by a cornucopia of fi weie and on the pedestal the motto. "One Country.' bAfter the inner man had received encourage ment in the manner above noted. Mr. Oglesby rose and a8dreesed Gen. Grant as follows: G(en. (Iranl-You see before you this evening a body of ganntlemen, citizens of New Orleans. representative men of its varied interests, who are here to bid you a cordial and hearty wel come to our city. They have watched with interest your travels around the world, and have read wi h pride and pleasure of the receptions you have met with at every point. Pride in the thought that it was a tribute to our common country, and pleasure that it was extended to one so distinguished. We are glad of the opportunity afforded by your presence to tell you of our growtog prosperity, assured that nothing will afford you more gratification. The introduction of steam into the ocean traffic of the world placed us at great disadvantage. owing to the obstructions at the mouth of our river; this, I am happy to say. has been over come by the science and energy of one who ranks high as an engineer of our times. I am pleased to and the jetties have proved a complete and perfect suences. affording a depth of water sufficient for the ingress and egress of the largest class of ocean steamers. Before the c. mpletion of this great work the steam marine of this port was con fined to a few steamers, of light draft and small carrying capacity. Bince then we rank next to New York in steam marine, andattimes as many as forty large ocean steamers are loading at our wharves, giving free facilities to commerce, benefiting not only ourselves. but the great West and Northwest. whose vast products now find their way unvexed to the sea. You have truly said that this portion of our common country can be benefited wi hout every other portion participating. This, we believe, eminently applies to the great work at the mouth of the river, and this depth of water will go far to promote and assure rapid developments in the great West, the products of whose teeming fields can now find rapid and cheap transportation to the markets of the world. We are not unmindful of the fact that to your endeavors and favor we are largely indebted for this grand result. Again, welcoming you to the hospitalities of our city and our homes, we trusB your sojourt here will be one of pleasure, and you will carry away with you happy and pleasant memorie. of the OCrescenL OIf M. After the svehec Mr. Oglesby offred tnat. 'Our distinguished guest, Gen. '. 8. Grant." coaN. OBANT RESPONDED: Gentlanen and Frllow-citizens 1 was very much in ho~ pe that you would take the will for the deed. If I sould endoavor to give my tl, pressions of your State and people since 0m ing among you, It would make a loo.er speeck even than is uasally alven In your Logisiature. But the fact i., I can t talk. I thoroughly ap preciate all the attention I have received sinse I came among you, and shall cary away the pleasautest recollections of your city, rejoice In the improveimena that all your good cl fv. as are engaged to promoting, and sincerely hope your commeree will go on Increasing, so that it will be nwses sary to keen laghs all along the Mbesisslppi for the benefit and safety of o }mmercp. This state of affairs will maee the city a great market for the F roducts of the Wert, and I hope particularly for Galena nptatoes. The effects of this Uroe Derity will br felt to the uttermost ends of our country-from Galena to Portland Oregon, We, however, should anow no dividing line- no East. no West. ito North, no South. I(Irear and prolonged 'applause.l The General here turned to the DAMooaAT reporter and e.ais "Mr. Reporter, please mention, in vprenthk that we do not desire to sell you any more a lena lead." To the toast "The P esldent of the United Staton," ltiv. It. B. Brlstor responded in his usual happy manner. The next toast was "The Poreign NatiUons" to which the Britrish Consul. ~1r. De Pon blanqu., responded. We regret that time aad space forbid our giving hisbl remarks. whfch were o!cquent and to the point, in every par ticula)r. " 1' OCity of Now Orleans" was then offered. und the Mayor being absent Administrator Joseph lrolllns answered for him. "The Fnderal Judlciary." to which Judge It. O. Billings responded. "The Judiciary of the Rt-Ate of Lnulti.ea." which wra. anewered by Col, iles. A. Breaur. "Army and Navy of the Unlted btates," an swored by J. P. Horner. E-q. "The Commerrlal P.:ture of New Orlcans." roanonded to by Judge Braughn. "'The Olergy of Loulsliana." answered by R1yv. Dr. Kramer. Ex. tov. II. C. Warmoth was then called for and spoke with his usnal eloquence. In answer to the toast "To the Press," MAJOn E. A. BUBRK made the following answer: I am called upon. I understand, to respond to a toast tendered to the press of New Orleans. My connection with that estate has been of such recent date that I feel my Inability to respeoed In fitting terms or to do justice to the senti ment. Around me are older and abler men,. wrose long journalistic service has better qual ified them for this duty. I will say. however, that my connectlon with the preos has been just long enough to open to my view the posesibilitte and fields of labor before an honest and independent pres in Louisiana. The press properly and wtsee conducted may vastly promote the Interests o this great commercial city, foster and encouar age the growth and prosperity of Louisiana. and the general good of our common country. By reason of circumstances beyond oar control we find that this city of over 21)oouo in population contains more peo. ple than her commercial business can sus tain. It should be the duty of the press to dl reot the attention of capitalists to her great advantages as a manufacturing city. in order that her capital may be profitabty invested ant employment given to the willing labor in our midst. Looking over the broad and fertile fields ci Louisiana, the need of thrifty and hards ari culturtets is apparent before we can beoe prosperous. The mission of the press sboa be to aid in filing each parish ot the State wit tiller' of the soil. and to place before the hardy immigrants the advantages of our State. Levees are to be built, railroads are to briar to our doors the productions oi other States. the influences of commerce are to be opt tend-d to grasp the trade of the rich oountre south of us. In all these matters, so vital to our people the press may exert a power for g,od, and it I have been tempted to devote ms numbl exertions to svoestion whieh presents such a field of exertion, it has been in the hope that I might thus contribute my humle share to increasing the prosperity of my city and my State. Beyond all these things the press may ale exert a power for good not only in siding to restore the city and the State, but in bindinl together the citizens of our common country, too long separated by unhappy differences. t a bond of unity, justice and fraternity that will prove ooncluslve to the welfare and prosperitt of the whole Union. At the conclusion of the Major's speech CAPT. JAs. B. EIDS was loudly called for, and spoke as follows: Mr. I'resident and (entlernen-I frankly con fees that I love the praise of those whom I re spect, and that I swallow down eattery and kind words with more relish than I dogood wine; and. of that, I take all that my judgment ant my physician declare to be safe for me to appropriate. In fact, praise Is pleasant, evesa when one's own heart tells him it is undeserved. But with all my love of it. I am not vain enough to atpropriate to myself a tithe of the oordilt greeting which the mention of my name and the praise of my over-partial friend hea called forth. For I know that it Lelongs to a number of statesmen. capitallse, edi tors, and men whose wisdom, money in fluence, Intelligence and labor, united under God's grace. and through the ap> plication of his immutable laws, to secures deep channel at the m uth of this mighty river. for the hitherto pent-up commerce of the grandest empire on the face of thbls globe. As the executive officer of that noble common wealth. I thank you for this cordial reoolgntlon of the value of the service it has rendered to our common country and to mankind. For wherever the peaceful keels of commerce .re driven by wine or steam, no matter how di. tant the shore, or how strange the language that may be there spoken by our fellow.msa some benefit, flwing from the enfranchie ment of the commerce of this valley, will b felt by him. The jetties were commenced under the ad ministr ation of our distinguished guest. The law which authorized their construction beeas the autograph of Ulysses 8. Grant. From the first inceotion of the enterprise, the man whom all the nations of the world have so recently. se unprecedentedly. and so justly honored, was its earnest and faithful friend. And I am jtl proud of the fact that he was and is the frie of him to whom the Coparese of the United States entrusted the direction and exeoution of the work. bow let us pause for a moment to contem plate in the presence of him Who sanctioned the j .tty act what that work has already saeom plisned. For but few men, as a distinguishet Senator recently said to me. realize wnast hs been savedto the country by the openin of the mouth of the Misslssicpi, I am told by some of the most intelligent and enoerlenced merchants In St. Louls that trans portatlon to LiverpDool has been cheapened at least 5 cente per bushel on grain by it. almost all of which saving inures to the prodnacesa. This apparently small sum beoemes so enor~ moeus when multiplied by thetotalsof the eereals of the valley, that I cannot credit the statement, for the saving Is not alone on that whtich pas.e out through the deep ehanneal of the lettles. When, after the Northern winter Is over. the cheap water traneit of the Erie canalis avalable, the rates of every competing railway are reduced and the producer feels its beneficial in8ieneu even though his railn may go by the railway. And so it is with the railwarys which compete with the Msisisippi river. Hence this saving. whatever it sle, is made also on the products which so from the valley aoroes the mountains to the sea. But the saving does not stop here. for it is an axiom that the grain which remains upon the farm, and which le fed to the catde and hoses. or is otherwise consumed, has its vaue flxed by that which is sold in the market. We see. therefore, that deep water at the month of the river. oy this saving In the cost of transpor tation, has rateed the value of the produce that goes through the jitt a, and the value of thrtwhleh seeks the competing railways and Obat which enters Into home consumption. That is, is has ,~led the value of the entire products of that et of the Misissippt valley which is naturally tributary to its great water system. Let us ee what this means. The caorn rop of the six great grain growing Statee alone for the past year Is estimated at one thousand mfl lion bshels, I( its value has really been raised five eea's per buehel the increase is eqal to g0oo.e,0b01i @Oe year, or enough to pay hall tu e itereet on the publie debt. In oonclesonro gestlem , pejmlt me to say 'asataue4 en Lass asse.