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SLEISbiTUBU OF LOUISIAA.
T'E BENATI. MonWAY, April r., 1880. The Senate was called to order at 11::30 a. m., by unanimous consent of the Bmnators present, somprising a quoruw. instead of 12 o'clock m, the hour fixed on adjourning on Saturday last [Lleut. Gov. McEnory in the chair,. The following IIouse )ills w.re taken up, h' rnonlmous consent, and passed finally: House bill No. 245, to provide for the stamp. Inr and exchange of consolidated bonds. ]louse bill No. 299. relativo to the removal of hbives tio Blton liouno. House bill No. 201,. to authorlie the Governor fo employ sptoial counsel in certain caros. House bill No. 280. to amend and re.enact act Ho. 18 of 1077. House bill No. 20s, to provide for the payment qf vouchers issued by the chairman of the con ont expenses of the constitutional conven Honwe bill No. 257 to provide for the payment i the loan by the Fiscal Agent. House bill No. 922, to authorize the Citizens' : k to make compromises with its mortgage itors. Mouse bill No. 19t, relative to the settlement sf the State debt incurred to the prosecution of taxnd license suite, failed to pass. be Senate took a recess of fifteen minutes to allow committees to retire and consider aor. .in bills. After which, the roll being called, a a rum was found present. aelor Augustin offered a concurrent reso Sotiol requesting our Hepresontativos in Con e5sto secure the passage of the Brazil steam i Dpbill. Passed under a suspension of the odete bill No. -, providing for an additional Jnstioe of the peace for the parish of Natobhi tebes. Beferrel to the Committee on Judiol a s bill No. 91. relative toiflour Inspectors. arerred to the Committee on the Judliiary. S enator Robertson moved to reconsider the ivte by which House bill No. 191 failed to paes. Afer sPme discusodon the vote was reconald esod and the bill finally passed by a vote of 26 eas to 10 nays. OOMMITTE. REPORTS. Senator Watkins, from the Judiciary Cornm .tiree, resprted favorably with amendments, o enate bill No. 1l7. relative to summary and argee onases. Sonator Robertson. from the Finance Com mitte, reported favorably with an amendment tiMtebilll No. 28. regulating the fees of the ,lorke of the criminal and civl courts. etc.. of t Orleans. The amendment strikes out the item of $0ooo MDDropr atlon for stamps, etc., It hoing too late to pass the appropriation under the five days restriotion of the oonstitution. As amended the bill was read a third time. By Senator Leake, favorably on a petition S om cltizens of Ounohita parish Approving of passage of the general lottery bill. snaror Fontenotoffored a resolution request. iLatht Committee on Corporations to report as con as possible on House bill No. 92, the Sun law. Les over utnder ihe rules. Donate bill No 227, requesting our represen. t, .ves in Congress to s-ecure the passare of a Srelative to leveeson Manohab.nd to remove ruetions at the mouth of said river. Passed ally a voa e ao to 1. t' bill No 291. relative to certain deposit ' nds in chartered banks. Passed flnally unan Hose bill No. 49, to levr an annual poll tax, S he onsideration of this bill and all other e- gse blles on second readiln were postponed twenty minutes. and House bill No. 240. to a y dellotencies due parish judges and other ~3roses,was taken up on itsl na passage, I !ieo bill was passed finally, with the Senate a,:i'Tndd bats,_ ., os b/ill o. so. relative to the levying of an tfan ual poll tax, was taken up. What portion of section 8 making employers eas ltnible for the poll tax of employee was oQn out. The bill as amended was read a time. Iuse bill No. 801. to liquidate the Indebted ;j of the city of New Orleans. The bill passed 7 IFy s yeas to 1 nay. w, i ce bill No. 285. to regulate public educa ,`oe in the State. [The Olerk of the House having announcedi r , t the House had refnsed to concur in the , pa*to amendments to House bill No 20o, to *1pa defioienotes in salarles of district judges. >Ut,, the IChair appointed a committee to c anter a. M a similar committee from the House.) S onse bill No 985 was amended to Rive exolu aive control to the uperintqn dent of Public Ed tlon over the seectlon o text books, without rence to the will of parie sohool boards. or Bobertson reno that the Confer 40e lomw ithee on Honse bill No. 240o had oe o the Senate amendments to the bill. e raton of the ednoation bill was re a Ved pending which the Benate went into sutiyve session, adjourning immediately until Tuesday at 11 o'look. ma -MonDAY, April 5. Thbe House was called to erder at 11 o'clock. 4iieaker Olden in the ohar and 76 members raw1 was offered by Bev. Father Hubert. A QquasTIO or raIVILSON. reentative Atkins sent up to the Clerk's nd had red a artiole froth the Olal e (GJurdia,. which referred to an anony. Sqomjnmunication reeived by that paper SA ember." The communication re upon Mr. Atkins's course in the Legis St, sd the euardian's artiole condemned Lton and I tatements. presentative Atkins said that the action of lBsperson who bad written to the Guardian .was an outrage upon hlmself. His Democracy ' so well known in his parish that he did not ait necessary to make any remarks rela ithret. Oontinuing, Mr. &tkine said: esker and Gentlemen-It is with reluc. ,that I arise to a question of privilege. r0eo4nsa a newspaper artiles, and but for the .xtraordinary importance which I as an indi "%1wdUal and a Democrat must attach to such a Vapmunncation. I certainly would refrain. h.e a gentleman's honor is attacked by a mber of the legislative body to which he ts and in the manner described In the brne Guardin. I feel. sir. it duty that to m bself and family to met the cnarges ebr "blA Member." First.the man whodid U o that he has acted in away that it he only come to the front, the laws of the aited tates certainly will be enforced. -ad. betides. I should bring him to a i onanl account. That be is a coward, no aveman will deny; and that he is a falsifier I ro lpnlw tethis body to my course and the t.tlment expressed by the Guardian for proof. Istand in Ola&borne parish a staunch Demo .s tpo well established for even suchr abuse. gaýed by anybody, to effect my character. Mi Ul.5 thas been one I am not ashamed of. and illng to meet any man in this State on It. l is true I have differed materially with ameof the best men of this House. yet I toght men here were honest, true and brave. any man's conduct is improper, it is the duty his constituents to critlcise his course, and I. one, would not object to any member of this onse writing an open letter to my people, but him to sian his name, and as to what he sI am willingto meet as a politician or as a uýltleman of honor. e.Asentative Atkins further said that the son who had sent the anonymous letter to Guardian was he believed, within sound of voloe. Hedesired, in addition to what he bd alreadt said, to denounce him as a liar and ase eward, one who possessed none of the senti laents of a gentleman. UNDHIE SUSP3NSION OF THE RULE; the bill providing for the restoration of records f Livingston parish, destroyed by fire, was taken up with the .8enate amendments, which were concurred in. 'An act relative to the appointment of com. -slsioners to superintend the repairs of the e-House at Baton Rouge. and defining their uties and powers." a Senate bill. was taken up i.passed to its third reading. The revenue bill was taken up.and after some ~eusion further consideration of the Senate c.ndtmonts was postponed until Wednesday i-t i o'clook. TEE NEW BASIN OANAL BILL taken up. considered to the end in com of the whole, reported back to the House sorably with amendments, ordered to be en *rcsased and passed to its third reading. TEE REGOITRATION BILL taken up, considered section by section to be engrossed and passed to its third THE LICENSE BILL Sepresentative Farmer arose and stated that separate days were required to pass the ee bill through the Senate. and unless that reached the Senate on Wednesday, it must `eoarily fail. because the Legislature is re by the constitution to adjourn on Satur oAprl 10. 1880. Hence, he said. the license should pass to day to engrossment and reading, and should be finally passed to row (Tuesday'. He said that the existence i"'She State government depended on the of a license law. and moved that the ago into committee of the whole to con lr that L 'tthil stage of the proceedings Bepresenta SMaboney arose to a point of order, and Sfat Mr. Farmer had been elected one of aircuit judges of the second circuit, and ug required by article sea of the constitution eater upon the duties of sald offoe on the first Monday of April. I$$, and was, therefore,. I n onger a member of the Legislature. r. Farmer said that he had not yet taken the oath as circuit, j udge, and would not do so until the adjournment sins die of the Legislature. April 10.1sso, because, before his election. he had promised to serve in the Legislature throughout the whole of the present session. lie said that while he could qualify and begin to-day drawing his salary (tie 9I per day) In stead of St per dlay allowed him as a legislat. r. he would keep the promise he had made to his follow-legsllators. He sadd that the first term of his c(ourt which the constitution had fised, after his term of ofile hegins. commences next r Monday. April 12. Ise), at. Lake' Providence. East, Carroll parish. and that he could not poe sbhly rendor any service as circuit judge or pdrf.rm any of tile duties of that, oflice until thatl day. lie believed he could be of service to the State by remainnlg in the Legislature one week longer. and ho would do so, and would. therefore, not qualify as circuit judge until the floal ad ournment of the Legislature. He sal he did not hold two offiloe, because hI was not judge but only judge elect, and that he was not drawing two salaries at the same time. Spanker Ogden decided Mr. Mahoney's point of order not well taken, whereupon that gentle man sat down. ILater in the day, when Mr. Farmer was urg Inu the speedy completion of the legislation essential to avoid an extra session, Mr. Maho ney made the same point and quoted the edl torlal In the lDaily States of to-day as authority for his position Mr. Mahoney was again over ruled and Mr. Farmer will continue his legisla tive functions till he is qualified as COlroult Judge.) The license bill was taken up undera suspen sion of the rules. and the substitute for the sec tions of the bill from section three to section fourteen Inclusive was adopted, with amend ments, in committee of the whole. The com mittee then rose, in order to take action upon THI DEFICIENOY APPBOPRIATION BILL,. which came Into the House with amendments by the Senate. Representative Farmer moved that the amendments be concurred in. Reopr. sentative Featel opposed the motion to concur. and favored the appointment of a con ference committee. On the call of the yeas and nays the motion to concur was lost-yeas 45. nays 25. not a con stitutional majority. On motion of Jtepresentative Farmer a con fereono committee was then appointed, to meet a similar committee from the Senate, the Speaker namlni Representative Jones, Ogden of Bossier and Mclowell, The jint resolution thanking Hon. It. L. Otleon for his efforts to secure the archives of Loulisana while under French and Spanish dominion, was adopted. The conference committee on the Senate amendments to the deficiency apUropriation bill reported, with a recommendation that the amendments be cuncurred in. The rules were slunatltded in order to consider the report. which vas adopted-yeas 61. naiyR 33. "An act to regulate the number of employes of the clerks of the city courts of the city of New Orleans, and to Ox their salarlhs." was or dered to be engrossed and passed to its third reading. THIE LICENSE BltI. RESUMED. The license bill was again taken up. the pend ing section being section it of the original bill. Representative Harris offered the following substitute for the section: StinuoN 15, In it further enacted, etc., That the sum of $4n.o(ne I hereby declared to be the license fee for the privilege of conducting the lottery business in this State; said sum to be paid quarterly in advance, in sums of 0to.o0o, to the Auditor of the State. who shall deposit it in the treasury of the State; the first said $10,0oo so deposited to be placed to the credit of the Shreveport Ctharity Hospital: all other sums derived from said source to be credited to the educational fund' the license for conducting said business to Issue by the Auditor of the State upon the applicants paying $10o,00 down, and giving good and solvent security in the sum of $5o.oto for prompt payment of quarterly installments as above prescribed. Representative Cosgrove made the point of order that the substitute was unconstitutional. He insis ed that the General Assembly had not chartered any lottery companies, and that no company could do business under the opera tion of the esuntitute. The Ohair (Representative Btillu) said the point of order required same consideration. It raised a constitutional question which he would prefer for the House to decide. Several members insisted that the Chair should decide the point, and he called for the substitute in order to consider it. Representative Coegrove said there was an ether point involved in the matter. The con stitution required that the stockholders of all corporations must be fully protected, and there was no proteotion Proposed in the substitute, Rmpresentative Harris replied that stock holders and others were as well protected under the provisions of the substitute as the stockholders of the Louisiana Lottery Com pany were under the charter of that corpora tion. Representative Cosarove said he did not con sider this question because of its relation to the Louisiana Lottery Company. His position with regard to lotteries was well known. He stood now where he had always stood with regard to lotteries. He did not jump from one side to the other upon the question as some others did. Representative Harris replied that he too stood where he had always stood upon this question. He had only alluded to the Louisiana Lottery Company for the purposes of compari son and with no view to hurt the gentleman's feelings. The committee rose without any decision upon the point raised by Bepresentative Cos grove and the House Immediately adjourned until io-morrow at 11 o'clock. THE LONGSBHOREMEN. They Paraded for a Few Hours and Quietly Disbanded. According to their published notices, the longshoremen paraded the streets yesterday morning to signify their determination to ad here to the 40 cents per hour demand. They met in the hall over the People's Exchange, corner of Girod and Front streets. The assemblage was composed of about one hundred and fifty lahorers, among whom th're were only two white men. and these wera Wil liams and Gormon, both proprietors of barrel. houses. After a few minutes' consultation as to the line of march and the order of the day the strikers sent a delegation to the police squad stationed at the corner, under (' )rporal Dwyer and Sergeant Rowley, to ask if they would be permitted to par ade on the levee. Sergeant Rowley answered that he would allow no parade on the levee where men were at work, but that the proces.lon could move along the street fronting the levee. The longshoremen. acting upon the ser geant's permission, walked down Front to Poydras. to Delta,. to Canal. to Clay. to Contt. A squad of police accompanied tbhm. The longshoremen then walked up Ohartres to L ifaytte Square. A series of speeches were made by some of the colored leaders. whose principal arguments rested on the "40 cents an hour" song. After the meeting. which. by the way. resulted in nothing the longshoremen went back to their hall, where. after a few minutes' stormy session, they ad journed in disgust. ELECTIONS YES rERDAY. The Crescent Mutual Insurance Company held an election yesterday for trustees to serve during the ensuing year. which resulted in the choice of the following gentlemen: Sam'l B. Newman. Sam'l H. Kennedy. Thomas A. Adams, Victor Meyer. Joseph Bowling. Edward J. Gay. Simon Hlornsheim. Alfred Moulton, Gee. W. Sentell. Fred. Camerden. Paul E. Mortimer. Wm. B. Conger. Reuben G. Bush. John M. Parker, Edward Nalle. George Martin. W. W. Swain Harry L. Flash. A. H. 81ewerd. J. J. Reins U. Marlnonl. Luelen Delery. Ohas. H. Dolsen, Louis Prados. B. P. Grlgsby. Charles Newman. Wmn. A. Phelps,. . C. Coulon, Ferdinand Marks, John C -lder. E. H. Admas, Wm. R. Lyman. At the same time the stockholders of the Merchants' Mutual Insurance Company were voting for directors, and elected the following ticket: P. Maspero. D. Fatjo, J. J. Fernandez, Edward Toby. Paul Fourey, p. A. ObCaifrax. John Geddes, M. W. Smith. John B Lallande. Chas. Lafitte. B. W. Taylor. At both places most palatable lunches were spread to make everything pleasant for the stockholders and friends of the companies. who were furnished with choice wines to wash down the delicate eatahbles. and encouraged in their gastronomical effJrts br the amiability and courtesy of the officers. THE RACE AT THE LAKE END. The rowing race between Plaisted and Sulll van took Dlace yesterday over the five mile course (two and a half and return) of the St. John Olub course, and attracted to the lake a large number of people. The affair proved uninteresting In the ex treme and created no excitement whatever. The start wee made shortly after 4 o'clock. the water being somewhat rough, but not danger OUR. Phleated took the lead and kept it easily throughout the race. He turned the stake. two and a half miles out. In 17 t. mnut.a,. an,' was followod one mlinute later by Sullivan. It was *.asy work for Plaistd. and he pDassnd the homern stake's several lengths in tLie1 lead. His totol wtts 4'.2 minutes and Blllivaun's wa 41 minutes l' se(l'Inds. Mr. McNulty, of th, HIlops, noted as starter. L, P. F.ont-s. EHa.. ne utl ltplre, and the follow Snanmnd gentn lmeon e j ug s: Moe're. J. M. Welsh, P. (lalltigher. M. (allagher and J. Kor rlitn. CLOSING THE CREVASSE. The Extent of the Work So Far Ao complished. During all of yesterday and the day bnfore Col. T. 8. HIardee has heen up at the crevasse. and tugs are constantly passing to and fro between there. carrying material, or returning after delivering it. There is no appreciable change in the condition of the crevasose further than that It has still further widened, the tar paulins being unable to thoroughly secure the ends, and the work In prosecution not being suffolently advanced to olT-r au obstruction to the current. ¶'hrough the combined exertions of Col. Hardee and Mr. Pandely. the driving of piles is progressing with all the expedition possiblhi and it is very probable that it will be completed to-day. The surface offered to the current will be a eonflex one. and will stretch out close up to the old levee. The sinking of sandbags has been begun where the piling has presented a steady front, and it is In course of continuance as the work pro gresses. The.condltion of the country around is unaltered ar! the water is still going through. and the crevasse so far Is as impetuous as ever. Col. Hardee. however. is very confident of being able to close and thoroughly secure It to-day. The followitg DIBI'ATf'CHEPR were yesterday received by the Governor: Tng CnuvICssa. April n. 1t80. Gov. L. A. Wilts: Third pile driver at work. Commenced nut ting in sandbags early this morning. Width of crevasse about same. Worked all niubt last nlght with satisfactory results. Everything In favorable condition this morning. T. 18. HIARDEE. ]0::10 n. m.-Work progressing under intelll gnnt direction: all pile-drivers at work. The planters ask me to convoy to you their heart felt thanks for your energetic efforts and well directed sympathy. PANDELY. AsPai, 5. 150l. All tugs busily engaged at this hour. Will arrange for you to leave fIot of St. Lotuis street to-morrow morning Hetween li and 11 o'et'ock. Will have you notltied. T. 8. HARDI)EE The Governor had proposted to visit the cre vasse to-day, but inasmuch as it is supposed to be under control. he resolved upon going to the oettles with the Grant party this morning. A PRIVATE MARKET CASE. An Interesting Point Decided in the United States Court. In the ease of tylvlan Rouch against the city of New Orleans, Judge Billings yesterday re fused the injunction prayed for by petitioner. Rouch asked that the city be restrained from Interfering with him in his business of private marketman, claiming that the interference was in violation of the constitution of the United 8tates. Judge Billings ruled that the munielpal authorities had a right to estab lish and enforce such health regulations as were authoricad by the Legislature of the Btate, and such acts were not prohibited by the consti tution or the United S'ates. The decision is of Interest. as it finally settles the right of the city to close the private mar kets which do not meet the reuuiremonts of the law. THE POLITICAL CASES CON. TINUED. The cases pending in the United States Gir cult Court against William J. Kane, J. Bren nan, Chris. Meister. James Doherty. R. L. Brown. Julius Althaus, R. Atkinson. Frank Leahy and others, charged with offenses under the the election law, on election day, 1878, were called yesterday and continued until the twenty-six h instant. Counsel for RB L. Brown. Lionel Adams and William J. Kane yesterday filed a demurrer to the Indictments against them. "P. THE POYDRAB MARKET ROW. There is a lull now in the Poydras Market comedy of last Sunday. All of the bulldozers were arrested. Gallagher was yanked in Sun day night at a late hour. by Officers McEntee and Wallace: James MoGarrigan by Officers Knuffer, Donnelly and Kerwin. and Jack Doyle by Officer Sullivan. Monday morning they were arraigned before Recorder Sheehan to answer charges of assault and bsttery. Each offender was placed under $250 bonds to appear on the sixteenth of April. Pursuant to the orders of Chief Boylan. all of the officers connected with Sunday's row ore sented a written report. Much of their reports is a tissue of veano and contradlctory state ments, and each one strives to throw the blame on the other. JURY DISCHARGED. Julge Whitaker discharged the venire of ju rors yesterday morning on account of the pro visions of the new jury law. The judge said: "Owing to recent changes in the law affecting the drawing of juries for this and other var ishes. It is Imppossible. in the view of the court, to empanel aj ury here to-day. This Is as un fortunate as unexpected, but the court is com pelled to discharge the venire without day" THE LOCAL DEATH RATE. For the week ending Sunday last the total number of deaths was 112. of which there were 44 white males. ::3 white females. 17 colored males and is colored females. There were 11 certified to by the coroners. 1t; died in the Char ity Hospital and 2 in other public institutions, Thc' main causes of tleath were consumption 27. heart dlsevse 7, malaria ., pneumonla. 6. bronchitis 7. aooplexyS, debility 5. There were 6s natives of Louisiana. 21 of other States, 9 of Ireland and r, of Germany. Annual death rate per thousand 28.01. BASE BALL. An exciting and Interesting game of ball was witnessed by a good crowd of spectators on the Pioneer Green yesterday, between the League nine (the Crescents) and the famous Remy Clarkes. for a purse of $20, which resulted as follows, in innings: I 1 2 3 5 6 7 8 9 1 10 ITot'l .-..- -.. -- --'---I...-- ---. Clarkes..- o 3 1 o 02 o 012 3 2 1:3 Cresente. 2 o0 , 0 a 2I1 3 ! 3!l 11 Dave A. Rose Base Ball Club added another victory to their record yesterday by defeating the J. Mut. Jr.. nine on the Thalia street Green by a score of 13 to 7. ST. PATRICK'S TOMBOLA. This evening closes the entertainment in the hall adjoining St. Patrick's parsonage, where the thousand valuable articles left over from the previous entertainment are going through the interesting process of raffling. Besides the possibilities which the raflt presents, the tables are magnificently pr.,vided with delica cies. and the ladies are untiring in their atten tions. Catarrh of the Bladder Cured. HENRIETTA. Monroe Co.. N. Y.. Jan. 5. 1880. H. H. WARNER & Co.-- GPlernen: I am a man sixty seven years of age. have lived in Monroe county. N. Y., most of my life, and believe there is no man of my acquaintance who would doubt any statement I might make. I have been a terrible sufferer of catarrh of the bladder for years. Hearing of a number of cures from the use of your remedy, and after taking a few bht ties of your Safe Kidney and Liver Cure. I was not only relieved, but found myself cared THOMAS OWENS. An excellent appetizer and regulator of the system Is Malakoff Bitters. THE COURTS. SUPREME COURT. Monday, April 5, 1880. Promptly at 11 o'clock the venerable John L. Lewis. a ac ting crier of the court, announced the entranro of the Ch(ief Justlnr and Assoclate Justices appointed by Gov. Wlltz under the constitution of 1879, and called to silence the large crowd which had assembled to witnesi the inauguratilon of the new court. Within the inolosure sot apart for members of the bar, and which wRs packed to its utmost capaMcty. wore noticed the retiring justitos of the court, the judges of the various dis trict courts, the Attorney General. Btate Treasurer and other dignitaries, and as many members of the legal profes slon e s (could gain admittance, while the lobby was illled with an expectant throng of friends, Including a goodly number of the fair sex, eager to witness the Inauguration of the new bunch. and many lawyers who had been unable to find even standing room within the bar. Ascending the bench the new justices stood each behind the seat to be ocoupied hereafter by him. and the Chief Justice eleotiannounced that "The Supreme Court of the State of Lou islana, organized under constitution of 1879, will now be opened. The justices duly ap. pointed, confirmed and commissioned are all present. The court appoints Mr. Dupre clerk pro trm. The commissions of the OCief Justice and Associate Justices will now be read." Mr Dupre thereupon read the commission of the Hon. Edward Bermud az as Chief Justice. for the term of twelve years, together with the oath of office administered to him on the third in stnt by his predecessor. Chiel Justice Man nlg. The commisslons of the Assoolate Justices. the honorables Felix P. P. Ph,. Robert B. Todd, William M. Levy and Charles E. Fenner, ap pointed respectively for the term of ten, eight. six and four years. were then read by the ci 'rk and as each commission was read the oath of ofice was administered to the appointee by the new Chie.f Justice. and the several oummle stone and oaths of offlce were ordered to be spread upon the minutes of the court. The appointment of the Hon. George W. Dupre as clerk of toe court. being thou an ununoed. Mr. Dupre was sworn in and quall. fnld bty furnishing the bh.nd required by law, with Col. Ad. Meyer. of the lirm of Meyer, Welss & Co.. and tile lion. James D. Houston. of the LtMOI'RAT, as his surities. The Chief Justine then stated that "the court being now orgalnized, and its memberse having qualified, the sheriff will now open court.," and the "oyer. over. over" of Deputy Sheriff Ben Wire. an nounced the formal opening of the new tribunal. Mr. Dupra. having informed the court that he had aptpointed as his deputy ''td minute clerk the courteous and efficient octuupant of the Vo, sitlon for many years aist. Thos. Mclnvman. Esq.. that gentleman was immediately qualified by taking the required oath. Chief Justice Jiormnuit, 7z then annollunced the appointment of the Hon. Ed D. White. to be chairman of the committee on examination of applitants for admission to the bar, vice Judge Bermudez The following gentlemen were appointed a committee to revise the rules of this court: Mesers. Thomas J. Semmes. Henry C. Miller. iGus A. Breaux. James Mc0onnell, Edgar H. Farrar. Charles E. echmidt and Charles F. Claiborne. With respect to eases which had boen argued and submitted but were not decided by the former court, those on tr a city docket were or tiered to be railed and fixed by preference for the week commencing on the nineteenth In stant, and those upon the county docket were awarded a similar preference for the next country term. These preliminaries having been effected, the re aular business was entered upon. and cases were called and fixed for trial as follows: MONDAY, APRIL 19. 1880. No. 60t9. James L. Swan vs. City of New Or leans. No. i;:t1. Wm. Bweeney vs. C. and John Murphy. master and owners of ship Regina. No. z299. W. C. Hardwick vs, M. L. Shelby. TUISDAY. APRIL. 20, 1880. No. 6407. City of New Orleans vs. Paul Fonurhy. No. 6:472. J. J. Hayes vs. City of New Orleans. No. 754. City of New Orleans vs. H. W. Ben jamin t, ale. No. 75647. City of New Orleans vs. H. O. Seixas. No. 7563. W. B. Schmidt et al. vs. City of New Orleans at al. No. 7,87. Widow J. M. Bernavis vs. Jose Barbs and clvllsherlff. No. 7579. Police jury, parish of Jeffrson. B. B . vs. 'Ihomse MoOormack. No. 76:35. Southern Mutual Insurance Com. pany vs. Mrs. Mary A. Pike et als. No. 7561. Mrs. A. M. Pllcher vs. The New York Life Insurance Company and others. No. 7615. Henrietta Davidson et al. vs. City of New Orleans. No. 7447 8tate.ex rel. Folsom Bros.. vs. City of New Orleans. No 7t38. Mrs. Mary A. Nicholls vs. Drury A. Harris. No. 7253. Widow J. D. Denegrevs. Widow John Denegre. No. 7a33. W. R. Benedict et al.. executors. vs. Thomson & Ferguson. No. 7831. Laroque Turgeau vs. G. B. Troloar. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21. 180,. No. 7647. Kelly & Lazarus vs. IT. 8. Buckner. No. 6644. R. King Cutler vs. James Wood. No. 7712. Charles Lange vs. Mrs. H. B. Ba ranco. No. 7828. John O. Weems John S. Rainey subrogated vs. D-Uta Moss dompany. No. 668o Mrs. Johanna Dillon vs. Luke Dil lon. her husband. No 7813. John DeBlols vs. John J. Reise. Sue cession of E. Meyer. Intervenor. No. 7825. Spencer Field vs. Daniel Weaver. No. 785T. Mrs. F. 0. Henry vs. J. t. A. Gau threaux, sheriff, et al. THURSDAY, APRIL 22. 1880. No. 7114. Louise L. Barrat. widow, etc.. vs. Widiow George L'foite. No ns312. Adolph Bouohard vs. E. T. Parker. Public Admlnistrator. No. 754;o 0. H. Wells vs. OCity of New Orleans. No. 7479. Mrs. Madeline d'Auvilliere, wife. ett., vs. Aug. de Livandalsa. her husband. No. 7824. tSucceesion of Patrick Irwin. No. 4s3. Garter. Congreve et al., vs John P. Fowler etals. No. 6487. Mrs. Marmu vs. A. Bonnet. No. r;4l. Succession of E. Gordevlolle. No. 5216. l'Paierre Laberle vs. Mrs. Anna F. Freret and husband. No. 5217. John T. Michel. E. R. Chevalley. sub rogated, vs. City of New Orleans. B. Campbell. warrantor. FRIDAY, APRIT. 23. 1880. No. r:us. Abram B. IleeIye vs. Zulmon Taylor. No. 73:4. Citizens' Bank of Louisiana vs. F. Hu c pentiauer. No. 6.1)4. Jean M. Tuvery vs. W. P. Harper. civil sheriff. et ale. No. 402. Nicholas J. Hoey. liquidator, etc.. vs. Bamueil Henderson at ale. No. 439.t. Mr'. Mary Murphy vs. Factors and Tralders' Insurance Company et al. No. c:;50o. olomon Isaacs vs. Meyer & Levl et ale. No. 4341. David R. Fox vs. O. V. Thibant At als. No 4:1;2. John De Benneville vs. O. V. Thibaut et als. No. 6283. Mrs. M. B. Barremore vs. James Mce Feeley. SATURDAY, AP.IR 24.1880. No. 7616. The State vs. Elijah HornAby. No. 7861. The State vs. Jordan Crawford. No. 78,5. The State vs. A. W. Tompkins. No. 63o6. Thompson & Symer vs. the City of New Orleans. No. 6392. Lonis Mathe vs. New Orleans Sugar Shetd Company. No. 6401 Gaty McCun &A Co. vs. L. L. Babers. No. 6403. John Hendereon vs. P. H Morgan. No. 6397. James Stafford vs. W. P. Harper. sheriff, et als., and James M. Weymouth vs. W. P. Harper. sheriff, et als. United States Circuit Court. Richard Milliken vs. Jesse W. Roes.-New trial granted. United States vs. Willie A. David.-Judgment for plaintiffs against David. and his bondsman, B. B, qullle. for $500. United States vs. Andy Sullivan.-Judgment for plaintiffs against defendant, and his bonds man, L. Tharp. for $2ao. United States vs. John Tole.-Judgment for plaintiffs against defendant, and his surety,. Chas. be Bouhel. for $130. United States vs. John Coro.-Judgment for plainliff against J. Coro and his surety, Chas. H Merritt. for $500. United States vs. 8. Sirez.-Judgment for plhinttff against Sirez and his surety, Chas. H. M.rritt, for $500. United States vs. Frank Lopez.-Judgment for plaintiffs against Lopez and his surety, Chas. H. Merritt. for $s00. The Clark W. Bayou Company vs. Thos. C. Anders,,n.-Verdict and judgment for plaintiff for $1977 82. Fifth Distriet Court. State of Louisiana vs. Oitizens' Savings Bank The rule of the commissioners on Isidore Newman for the delivery of certain property dismissed. John A. Alsworth. vs. Mrs. G. A. Thompson. The prayers of the etitons of the State and of L, L. Conrad sustaned and adgment for the State for $4*0. Judgment also for defendant against plaintiffl. Buperior Criminal Court. NOLLE P'ROsEQ2uI. Carrying concealed weapons-P. E. Livan dnis. Embezzlement-Rolomon Carter. First Recorder's Court. Thomas Morel was sent to thi First. District Court., undelr soto hod. ,. on the charge of breakilrg arntl ntering in ithi dfay time. Por narrying ta onclalted wapon. Wm. Jos. Howell was soutt before the 8uvperlor Criminal Court. DECORATION DAY. Preparations Made to Honor the Con federate Graves. This day is a sacred one !or a'I who cherish the ulorious memories of the past, for those who belleve in the religion of traditional honor, for those who still cling to their ldea a de votees at the fane of eternal truth. It is the an niversary upon which duty is paid to the mem ory of those who fell in the fatal struggle for the "Lost Cause." It is a consecration of our belief in the righteousness of the fight and a commemoration of the virtues which were the appurtenances of the dead heroos. On such a day it Is meet and prover that the people of the South should call back old memories. not in a spirit of aIuer, or in remembrance of strife, but with hearts full of faith, hope and charity. Faith in the virtue of the heroes whose graves are to be decorated, Hooe In the future made bright by the radiance of their glory and the lessons taught by their self sacrifoie chari ty in the universal peace and national shaking of hands which has followed a long. bloody and interneelon war. Ever since the close of the struggle it has been a pilous custom to strew with flowers the graves of the Confederate dead. and to waft prayers of friendships towards their souls In heaven. In this city the sixth of April has been chosen (the anniversary of the battle of Mhiloh), and to-day pious and lovtin hands will cover with floral offerings the silent graves of our dead soldiery. The Lonlislana division of the Association Army of Tennessee has sent as it" floral offor Inga a design four fooeet In diameter rneresent ing the badge of the nssonation. Ihls decora tion Is made in the best style of work in flowers. is beautiful and aptpriorhate. It is, In facti one of the hlandsoment things of the kind ever at tempted, and reflects credit upon the artist, Mr. Bitaker. It was designed by Capt. Fremaux, and gottenup p under the direction of the soecial committee, whereof Col. A. J. Lews is chair man, the other meimbers being Col. Hyatt and Mr. P. O. (ulrrin. The association will be rep resented by a delegation. The Army of Northern Virginia also has ap nointed a tcomnmitteer nd proepred appropriate fl ral decorations. The Wnehington Artillery have made arrangements for the adornment of their monument In the Metairie Ridge Cemo teoY.h Ladies', Monumental Association will. early In the morning, attend at the Confederate Monument in Greenwood Ceonetery and take charge of all floral offerings. ALL QUIET ABOVE. Yesterday a DEMO(cAT rF porter happened to meet Judge James D. Augustin. of the parish of St. Charles, from whom the fact was learned that the labor troubles had completely subsided and the negroes were working on whatever terms were offered thornm that they were inclined to accept. Every appearance of the late strike has been removed, and the planters and labor ers are on a complete understanding. Everybody was at work, and no manifestation of any trouble was visible. Thesame condition of affairs obtains in St. John. and the laborers are hard down at their work. In this co nneotion It may he mentioned that on last Saturday a handsome compliment was paid to Judge Augustin. on the occasion of his retirement from the offie of parish judge. The gentlemen of the parish suddenly surprised him at his residence with a serenade which was followed with all the amenities inoident to such an affair, and pleasant greetings were ex changed. IN NEW PLACES. The officers and inmates of the Charity Hot pital were as much surprised on Sunday last as they were gratified by a visit from the Gov ernor. It is not often that such a visit is paid and consequently the circumstance became an event of note in the hospital. Such an occur rence as the Governor of the State visiting the hospital may possibly be within the memory of the "oldest inhabitant," but there is no authen tic record of it, so the circumstance may be marked down as a feature of the present re gime. It may be readily supposed that not merely the officers but the patients were pleased with this evidence of interest. The Governor went through the whole build Ing examining everything and speaking to the patients, and left very much gratified with the management and condition of the Institution. THE RACES TO-DAY. To-day promises to be the greatest one of the spring meeting, not excepting the last, when the four-mile dash takes place, for the pro gramme includes three of the best races in vogue. The first is a handicap hurdle, two miles, over eight hurdles: the second is a sell ing race, one mile and a quarter, and the third is for the Howard stkes, two-mile heats. The track is in fine condition, and good time may be counted upon. In the pool sales list night the horses en terd in the several contests sold as follows: First Race.-F. Short. $e00; M. May. 8$0: Jim Fay. $20; Mediator, $12. SePond liace.-Little Reh, s1oo; Fulcher, $o:; Bird. $24: Le Rot. $16: field, $50. Third Iace.--Long Tom. $100: Ilucktie. s50; Keen Rilchards, $22; M. Walton, $20. MAGGIE'S DEAD, Mary-or Maggie. as she was more commonly called-the Italian girl who for several years peddled fruit around the Custom-House build ing, is dead. She succumbed yesterday to an attack of measles, after only three days' Illness. Mary's beauty and amiability had made her quite popular in the mercantile portion of New Orleans. and the news of her demise in the full bloom of youth, will surprise and pain very many who were wont to patronize her-fre rnently for the sake alone of her soft, black eyes. AMUSEMENTS. Academy of Music. Haverly's New York Juvenile Opera Com pany opened last night in Pinafore with a good audience in attendance, and gave an acceptable and creditable performoone. We do not feel in clined to say more than this at present, as there were some hitches and a want of smoothness at times which we think will pass off after the little people have recovered from the fatigues of their lourney to this city and become better acquainted with the theatre and their audience, and we prefer to delay criticism until we have seen them again. We cannot, however, refrain from special men tion of the acting and singing of Jennie Dunn. who assumed the character of .Toseshine, or paying a tribute to the coquettish graces with which Dalay Baker Invested the character of Ilebe. The first named little Miss has a won derful voice and displays extraordinary histri onic abilities, and the last named is a charm ing, fascinating little piece of femininity. with the most attractive airs and ways Imaginable. Pinafore will be repeated to-night. FIRST REGIMENT. The new uniform ordered from Philadelphia by the First Regiment (Infantry) L. 8. N. G. have reached here and will be immediately dis tributed among the members of the command. We hear that the receipt of their new "harness" will shortly be celebrated by an inspection and dress psrade and doubt not that the uniforms and men will show to equal advantage. WAsHINGTON. D. C., January 16, 1880. H. H. WARNER & Co.- Dear Sir: I write to say that after having taken your Safe Pills, and finding them all that is claimed for them in your circular. I cheerfully recommend them as the best pills in the market. JOSEPH PBATHEB 40e9 street. Washington. I). C. The best tonlo in the world is Malakoff Bit ters, Prime medal received atthe Paris Expo eitioa in 1858. WEATHER BULLETII. WAn DUarWIMer . Signal Seravce. United States Army. . Daily meteorologloal reonrd for the eight hours ending at 2:oe D. in.. Monday. April s. [Observations taken at the same moment of tlmn at all statJons.l Stations. Bar. vert os OAlro........... 29 15- H E :1 0 Chattanooga... 29 J-F 8s W o o Cincinnati ..... 2 9.-- 7 NW 7 o Davenport .... 2 7 9-- 5" W : 0o Dubuque .. .. 29.97- s W 2 o Oalveoton....... o o4 - 75 8 9 0 Indianola..... "9 o03-- so 15 o Keokok......-. 29.809-- o 4 0 La CroHse...... 219 9- 4. N 4 o L(eavenworth.. ' 29 59- N1 N 10 0 Louisville..... 29 85s-F 7 N 8 o Memhlis....... 29.8s4-M84 HW 1r, o ashville...... t29 8-F s NE 6 ew Orleans... :o.on. -F o .SW 8 0 maha..... .... 9 Hs- N 24 o PittMburg.. "". 31)9 1- 68 NW 14 o Bhreveport. ... '29.).s--F 93'W 0 Nt. Louis....... 29.91 -- NE 12 o St. Paul........ 9 . - 41 NW 7 .01 Vicksburg.. , " j29 7 -F 8s W 10 o Yankton ....0. " 0 lo- 44 N 15 o Ooricana...... 29 88-FP 9: 12 0 Little Book .... 29.77-F 92 SW 12 0 B. Indlocates rising I. Indicates fallin:; 8. Indlcates stationary. LOCAL RIICUD. N.w OBLtms. April s. tIsn. Time. Weather. 7 a. m. an.08 72 W s Olear. 2 p. m. o10 1n a W 9 Olear. 9 p.m. 0ao.0 74 SW 5 Clear. Mean ... 08 75 ...... ...... ... Maxlmum temperature 1t. minlm-'jm 70. Dolbear Commercial College. 2wo Canal street. Why suffer with indigestion when Malakoff Bitters affords certain relief. Get a bottle and trr it. PERSONAL. Mr. Fred. fayers. a prominent citizen of Mis sissippi, is in our city on business. Mr. Myers represents one of the largest provision houses In St. Louis. and is one of the most active and energotle business men in the country. We had the pleasure yesterday of meeting Dr. George E. Olliespie. of Natchitoches. now in this city on his way to Washinaton, to testl y at the exodus investigation. The Doctor is putting up at the St. Charles Hotel, where he will be happy to see his many friends. We had the pleasure of a visit yesterday from Mr. A. D). Wright, the energetic representa tive of the Natchitoches Vindicator. The ex eoptional ability displayed by the managers of this paper and its vigorous and fearless devo tion to the cause of Democracy explains the in fluncoe it has acquired and the degree of cirou lation which It has achieved. Outside of its particular circulation it goes largely into SHbine, Winn. Vernon. De 8,to, Grant and Bleuvill pvaishea, and is highly appreciated there. Mr. Wright will call upon our business men and present them with an opportunity of reaching rural customers. Beed's Gilt Edge Tonic prevents malaria. BREVITIES. Yesterday, at an election for officers of the Morgan Louisiana and Texas Railroad and MtesmshlD Company, the old officers were re elected. Dolbear Commercial College. 203 Canal street. CITY ECHOES. Sunday evening Jno. Mack slipped-and fell in front of No. 62 Dauphine street add broke his right lag. Edward Fitszerald. a White boy,. met a watery grave by faling into the river at the head of Orange street. At about 7 o'clock yesterday a difficulty took place on board the tugboat A. J. Baker be tween a white man and a negro. The latter was slightly cut in the back. Sunday evening Private Watchman J. Hol land arrested a dangerous and suspicious char acter at the corner of Camp and CommercialAl ley. and looked him up in the First Station. Dolbear Commercial College. 20s Canal street. REAL ESTATE TRANSFPERU. Mrs. H. Sumner and others to Geo. Moortan, a lot, etc., bounted by St. Charles. Julia, St. Maryi and Girod. 27x149. $7500. John Dunn et als. to Mrs. Wm. M. A. Dunn. a lot. eta.. bounded by St. Joseph. Garondelet, St. Charles and Delord. soxeo. and 24 shares in Citizens' Bank. $3w0. Sam'l Burlle to C. Short. a lot. etc.. bounded by Morales. Reynes. Urquhart and Lizardi property. 25x140 $30. Mrs. A. D. de Liv.Ludais to Chas. Heno. a lot etc.. bounded by Laurel. Constance, Antoine and Amelia. 34x116 $250. (Sheriff's sale) Frank Feitenburg to Mrs. M. Feltenberg. six lots, one 30 feet front on Orleans street and 53 feet depth on Galvez:; second bounded by Johnson, Galvez. St. An and Main streets. 30x90; third, bounded b$ Carondelet Walk. St. Peter Galvez and John son streets. So0176; fourth being two lots, bounded by Howard. Liberty. Perdido and Gravier streets 29x106; fifth, lot bounded by Plaquemines, Perrier. Bordeaux and Cyon streets, 380x0l, $3200. Mrs. Amelle taurel to Emily Bouny, a lot bounded by Conti. Dauphine, Burgundy and St. Louis streets, 30x146, $2000. Alexander Robinson to Mrs. A. T. Campbell. a lot, etc., bounded by Josephine. Dryades. St. Andrew and Laurent streets. 31xt20, $1000. Mrs. Julia Cox to Wm. 0 Raoul five lots. etc., bounded by Erato. Clio. Franklin and White streets. 29x81, $2000. DAILY LETTER LIST. Ladies' List. Austin Catherine mrs Monroe Maggie miss Ballinger M C mrs Phillip Adeline mrs Burger Johanna mrs Rapp 0 mrs Burns Mary tosenfelt Emma Babber Mary ttandley Katie miss Close Pbrhbe mrs Tobin Alenda Corda S mrs ' obin Louisa Duffy Mary Trenn Lottie E.scom Chas mrs Thompson Seley mrs Genius Mary Testant Lucy miss Hartfnrd Allce Welch Clara Bill Harriet D Wilson M A mrs ivenhall ida Walker Eugenie Johnson Ann Gentlemen's List. Buffington Wm H Lamon John H Chapman W G Lyons J L rev Carter Jas D Mansfield Chas W Deama L MullerlH J Davleson W L Price Chas J Exchayeblo Jose It'mvhy George B French J G Roux A C Hurley C W capt ppaudling C A Hawley Charles T iHoman Alfred Jones Thomas Vergnoxe J G Jamet Louis Wrluht George Kaine J L White Francis A Lawrence T B Unmailable Letters. NOT PR&EAID. Burton mrs Dithois Marie miss Gerard W T miss POosselln F Lee Charles H Murphy D Ruby D mrs MISDIRECTED. Brown Richard Francis Final Johnson Tom Ory C Robinson Alex Taylor B T Tarhill H J Walker J From Eminent Wilmer Brlnton, N1. D. Baltimore, Md. "I have used Colden's Liebig's Liquid Ex tract of Beet and Tonic Invigorator in my practice and have been much aratified with the result. As a tonic in all cases of debility, weak ness, anecmia. chlorosis, etc.. it cannot be sur passed " Staub has our thanks for the Louisville Courier-Journal of April 3. Harper's Bazar and 'Dalreen," a novel, by Frank Frankfort Moore (Franklin Square Library). Harper Brothers. New York. Staub's, as everybody knows, is at Goldthwaite's, corner of Canal street and Ex change Alley. The sale of the elegant statuary, marble and alabaster vases,. etc.. will commence to-day at 12 o'clock at 87 Camp street. Montgomery & Co., auctioneers. Beed's ltEdge Toau cures tever ,,d cr