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Office in Crpseen* Place. Official Journal Town oft)osaldsonvill LINDEN E. BENTLEY, EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR. Saturday, s-ovember 16, 1871 Reppblican State Central Exec. utive Committee. Oficers of the Com. mitsee. P. B. S. Pinchback, President. William Vigers, Recording Secretary. J. W. Fairfax, Corresponding Secretary. Members for the State at Lar!pe. Edward Bstler, S. S. Sýhmidt, Thompson Coakley, Elbert Gantt, John Parsons, A. W. Smythe, H. Raby, James McCleery, David Young, F. J. Hergop. First Cansgressiwoal District, Hugh J. Campbell, H. Mahoney. &econd bsagreereanal District. A. B. Barber, James L. Belden. Third Congreesionwl Disfrict. Thomas H. Noland. Geo. Washington. Fourth Congressional District. E. IT. liewees, Raford&Blunt. Fifth Congressional District. A. W. Faulkner, A. B. Harris. Congressional Committee, 3rd District John R. Gallup. Emerson Bentley, Louis E. Laloire, Pierre Landry, Ilark H. Itemick.. The last hlarVer's Weekly is a gem you'll lied it at Wilkinson's. Copies of the CaHip pay glways bi round at Wilkinson's pews depot ptn pt the post-ofiee, Mr. Pierre Landry is duly author. ized to act as agent for the CniE1F i this parish and elsewhere, The Times of that place sads Cou shatta needs a good boot ants shot maker, and also a tailor. The Thibodaux Sentinel asks th names of the captain anid clerll of th steamer Lizzie Wlopkips. We hav made inquiry and find them to be J. P. Aucoin, captain. aud P. A. Char ,:t clerk. The lapides Oazette announces th name of Hon. J. Madison Wells (x-Governor of the State, as a candi date for Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Hon. Jame McCleer3. When is the election be heldt The Leader asks' why we did n give a report of the planters' meet ing held at the Court-house on the 21st of October. We did give one, aid were caref not to make such "a complete fail ire" of it as you did. See the CHuE tR October 28tht. The pigumy editor of the St. Jame Sentinel delights in speaking of us £ "Master Bentley " because we a ,o much younger in yeprs and sin ~han hipmsplL INext thing lie will b "looking dows on us with contempt.' We could drial soup off his hea ithout having to "crane" our neck bit or stand on tip-tee either. We have received a new paper fro P'hibodaux this week, entitled th !reformer. It talks as if it were reall "Hishing to reform the country, relig ioualy and politically. We shall se if its future actions are up to its pre acribed standard of duty. The Re ;oruer is the old Lafoiclhe Republica with a new isage and new proprietors edited by Mr. Henry Grimes-probea "y no connec$ion of the celebrate ' old Father Grimes." Our misanithropic neighbor of the reader naRs Goverpor Warmoth en 'leavored to '(SPA soap" the plant upon the occasion of his recent visi to this town, Well, we sappose it is only nurau or a person whose almost everyday life is passed in " soft soaping " peopl into believing 'himself other than hi is, should suspect every oge hroun bs of pr cticjng deceit, The Baton Bone Gazette at ?oaet appears this week with a ne p'mding, and from the fact of geithe the sautes of the editors approprietoe appearing we surmise that it h changed hands. We are too piucha a printer to d4re the new heading and just enoagh of an editor to appre date the editorial get up of the paper The Gazette and C(nset pays a deal o att4iosa $o local affairs, which is good point in any journal, and invari ibly secures it a generous horn patronage at leash. The Donaldosonville Okiefeanys, 'sund riwned and it rmined pand it shined." .jt theuihd which deseezided to plenteously lhad beens whiskey. n ioubt the citizens of Dennldaonville would now be as dippy as clams a high tide.-Ibervile seew. That saopposhlinu would be excuse the if it came tens say one but aidcnt of the town of PI~sqienmine. IN MF1fQIRIAM. BEATH OF HO]t OSCAR J. WUNN LIBUTENAWF GOVERNOB OF LOUISIANA. It is a sad duty we are called upon o perform this week to announce th eath ofLouisiana's black Lieutenan overnor, Hon. OSCAR J. DUxx, wh reathed his last a few minutes befor -ix o'clock Wednesday morning, a is residence in New Orleans, after rief illness from congestion of the rain, The news of this death will spree gloom of sorrow over the hearts o housands of people, both within an eyond the borders of this State, fo he eminent deceased was widely nown and as universally respected, aving been pre-eminently endowe with those qualities of head and hear hich enable us to win the esteem anm ffection of our fellow beings. OsCAx J. D"xx was born in Ne rleans, we believe, in the year 1826, and was copsequently 46 years of a t the time of his death. He was bo ender the ban of slavery, remaiuin bondage until freed by Presiden incoln's Emancipation Proclamation and followed-or was rather forced t ollow-the trade of a plasterer up t" he time of his liberation. After tha .vent he opened an intelligence offi n New Orleans, but soon abandone he business as unremunerative. We re but partially informed of his sub quent career up to the time of hi ppearance in the political arena. H as naturally very apt and intelligent, displayuig a remarkable faculty fo he acquisition of knowledge, henc rom the time of his identification wit] te Republican party he rapidly rosy n distinction, filling with honor an fficiency several minor positions o ublic trust, until at last he reache Ve second office of the State govern ment. Of the manner in which he ful lled the duties of this exalted posi ion there is little need for us to speak, it is almost universally known thai is official uprightness and efficient ave never been excelled by a prede essor, and furnish an example worthI f imitation by those who may here fter he selected to the office of Lieu enant Governor. As presiding officer of the Stat enate, his deportment imparted uew ignity to the position, and his impar tial rulings won for him the respec f every member of that august body, in-espective of party preferences. Physically, OsCAR J. DUNK was per aps the finest specimen of his race in Louisiana. He was tall, heavily built nd finely proportioned. A full bloode egro, his skin was black and his hai -cry short and curly. His deportmen was ever lofty and dignified, yet pos essing naught of pompous vanity, ut scrupulously polite and pleasin n the extreme. In private life he wa he centre of a large circle of admirin nd affectionate friends, being of ocial, warm-hearted dispositiqa, an 'enerous and confiding to a fault. H was a man who exercised a comple ontrol over his passions, and w ever known to lose his self-possessio -eve under the most aggravating cir lumstances. He was, in the fullest sense of th erm, a self-made man, rising by hii ndividual exertions, aided by super *or natural talent and ability, from th orced ignorance of slavery, to an ex ted position among the most cultiva d and able men of the State. Hii ecord will furnish everlasting evi ence of what energy, dignity, an oral uprightness may do for a man o matter how low he commences e scale of life; and his memory will ve for years in the hearts of his pep le as one whose life was a credit t imself and to them. But why proceed? 'Twould requir abler pen than ours to pay jus bate to the memory of the nobl an who but a few days since rejoice n bodily health and strength, in tU oove and admiration of friends, 'an in the universal respect of the whol ple of the State, but now Lies star d cold, sleeping the long, last sleep f death. But let us hope that his t words, " Come, Jesus; Jesus nme'" ;eached the eajs of the blessed Saviour, and that hi. soul now dwe that realm of ecstatic bliss whe 'the wicked cease frog troubling d the weary. are at rest," Let eeping frie s be comforted with th most cert ai hopwdget their loss i eterns4 gain, and -tough his mor 1 form will never nlores tread the ol miliar walks of 'lift, his soul wpch th over them, and waiteth longingl or the tine when they in turn shal e by one p m. away from earth, and ly in spirit to meet hims in Heaven, parted nevermore. THE RIGHT SPIRIT. In the New Orleans Sepi- Weikly oiia apn of a late date, is an articlQ , nder the caption 4f " Catching at I trews," which contains sentiments o exactly in accordance with our own that we cannot pass it by un oticed. The article in question was ritten iii answer to a proposition vanced by the Carrollton State egister that Senator Pinchback, busi .ess manager of the Louisianian, had 'gone back upon himself" in his olored Convention speech, inasmuch s he had previously declared his *ntention to oppose President Grant rovided rebuke was not administered o the federal officials who, as the Register naively remarks, " held a eeting in this State two or three nonths ago, which they called a epublican State Convention." The Louisiasian says: When Senator Pinchback made the peach referred to, every one under tood that it involved contingencies hich only time could settle. The anly prospective quarrel which any Republican can have with Gen ral Grant must be based upon his ndorsement of flagrant outrages upon reedom of speech and fairness of olitical conduct. After stating that Mr. Pinhcback re iterates what he said in his speech, hat Gen. Grant would commit an un ardonable wrong if he sustained and II udorsed men in office who invoked he aid of United States troops in ime of peace to commit an outrage upon the people, the Lou isianian goes n to say: But in the same speech it will be ecollected Mr. Pinchback uttered his unqualified belief that General Grant ould not endorse these actions by he retention of the men in office who were responsible for them. He is of hat opinion yet, and when a reason ble time elapses, if General Grant ails to do his duty as a public ser ant, Mr. Pinchback will be compelled to arraign another public servant for flagrant dereliction of duty. The article concludes thus: This journal attempts to represent he opinions and intersts of the colored 1 people, and, the manager of it assumes io attitude which he thinkh will not endorsed by his race. He has no ersoual spite to gratify, no enemy set the Democracy to punish, and no isorganizing projects to carry out. f General Grant does his duty as we nderstand it, he shall have our un compromising support, and if he does ot, he- will receive our earnest oppo *ition. The latter sentence should express he sentiments of every Republican u Louisiana, and it certainly does .xpress our own. While we acknowl .dge that General Grant has, by his last leadership of the, victorious armies of the Union, and, later, by his generally excellent administration of he affairs of the government in ac ordance with the principles of the arty which elected him President, gained some claim upon the RepublW an party for a re-election, yet we old that this claim is not so strong, or have his past services been so -rat as to secure him amenity from grand a wrong as the endorsement f a flagrant outrage of one of the dearest rights of American citizens. Let the insult to the Republicans of Louisiana be wiped out by the emoval of the officials who offered it, and the party in this State will be a it in support of General Grant, for e-nomination; but it is useless to *ry to force it to give this support ith that insult unatoned for. There are other great aaen in the ountry whose ability is far superior that of General Grant's, and whose evotion to Republicanism is as un uestionable, and if the New Orleans Custom-house oficials are retained in flier, we believe there can be little oubt but the delegation from this Mtate to the Republican Presidenfial onventihn of 1872 will support any ther candidate before that Conven on is preference to General Grant. e,. have entertained this belief for une time past, and now that the ading organ of the preponderating lement of the Republican party of the Mtate bas expressed itself in the man er we have quoted, the belief has own almost to positive conviction. "If he considers it worth while," he editor of the Leader is going to xplain in hi. next issue "why it s that nearly every respectable man, h white and colored,`will subscribe or the Leader and will not take the HiEF." That will be the biggest jobs he vver undertook, and even if he does rblle a lot of ba4 argument and orse grammar in an endeavor to rove his proposition, he won't believe t himself. Let him speak, however. (Complete failures" are his forte, d one more added to the fist will ale but little difference. Wilkinson has all the latest periodi .als at hip news depot, .re cent Place. VAMOSE TlE STATE' Representative Colored .Man klon. J. H#uri Burch-!e forged his afher name--=editor and propri pr of the Grand Era, a newspaper which is domiciliated in the once noted city of Baton Rouge, " rises to explain " that the compliment paid to the CHIEF In a recent issue of the Era, ank which we reproduced in our paper two weeks ago, was written by the acting editor during his (Mr. Burch's) absence from' the State, which, adds the gentleman, probably accounts for the compliment referred to. Then, we say, Mr. J. Henri, vamose the State for good, and leave the edi torial chair of the Era to be filled by the individual who so efficiently per formed the duties of editor diring. your recent temporary absence. That gentleman displayed a commendable spirit in recognizing the good inten tions of his contemporaries who were fighting for the great eause of Repub licanism, although opposed to himseh On minor points of policy, and under his sensible control the Grand Era would attain a degree of influence and command a respect which 't can never do so long as you use its columns to denounce everything that is not ex aetly according to your peculiar no tion of things, and to question the motives of every one holding opinions contrary to your own. For the good of your paper, neigh bor Burch, is for none of the other weighty reasons that might be ited, vamose the State! INOBEDIULITY OF IGNORANCE In a recent issue of the CHIEF, while relating how we caime very near being left by the train at a flag station on the railroad, in St. James parish, we said that Conductor Bayley espied " our manly form" upon the platform and had the train stopped Never for an instant did we suppose anyone would be so dull of comprehension as to misinterpret the "highfalutiin" tone of the expression, but it is e ii dent from the last issue of the Leader that its bright editor really inferred that we spoke of our "nmanly form" in sober eatiest. If we had described ourself as standing in all our native majesty, with olr manly form drawn to its fullest height, our massive brow bared to the winds of heaven which tossed our profuse locks in wild cov fusion about our noble head, and 1the lightning glance of our eagl'; eye sweeping surrounding space and striking terror to the hearts of all beholders, the deluded Leader man would probably have swallowed it all down as if we really meant it, and made a week's wonder of our astonish ing egotismi. However, "' the incredu lity of ignorance i'ý proverbial," Mr. Ilovee is greatly exercised in mind because the report has gone abroad that he has established an agency for the Louisiana State Lot tery swindle in St. James. He states that Mr. H. L. Tureaud is thu agent, and rashly ventures to say thab not one of the papers that have aided in the circulation of the report wil! make the proper correction. Readers of the CHIEF will please take notice that Mr. Henry L. Tureaud is the ostensible agent of the Louisi ana State Lottery in St. James parish. They will likewise take notice that it is the firm conviction of the editor of this paper that the moral stigma attaching to the establishment of such an agency should rest upon Mr. Geo. E. Bovee, as it was owing to that gen tleman's suggestion and influence that the project of a lottery agency in St. James was, carried out. We firmly believe Mr. Bovee to have been the sole originator of the scheme,. and Mr. Tureaud but a tool in its accom plishment, and we shall coninue in this belief until Mr. Bovee can pro duce testimony sufficient to rebpt the evidence upon which it is founded. This is what the Baton Rouge Gazette aad Comet says : Some people who have seen the Donaldsonville Chief have their doubts about its being published in Donaldsonville. The print of the Chief looks very city-like, and if it is not got up in New Orleans, we must confess that Bentley has a wonderful knack of imitating city print. If you ever have occasion to visit Donaldsonville, Mr. Editor, drop in the CHIEF office and see us. You will be almost certain to find us at home any time, either standing at the case, working the press or scribbling editor ial, and we shall be very happy to show you how it is we print a nest paper. Then when you return, you can inform your readers that the CHIEF is not printed in New Orleans, but is a purely Donaldsonville insti tution. We exteitd the same invitation to the editor Qf the Grand Era. KEEPING UP ITS CHARACTER. Witkits qtopar disaegard of he s ' ;of fa~ess s shald charano tee the ndto dl allH Aewsrapers, the Leafier refuses to correct its mib representations qf Governor War moth's speech at the planters' meeting held in this town not long since, and con6we rnoef'enpiaticaly that the Governor made use of the expression, "I have done everything in my power to prevent the Levee Company from carrying out its contraot with the State." As before stated, we have mAde inquiries of several persons present at the meeting, and they agree with us in saying that the Governor's remark was misrepresented. We shall extend these inquiries, however, and if we learn anything to throw Additional light on the subject, we shall make it known to our readers. Mr. Bovee, of the St. James Sentinel, evidently desires the question of ver acity settled which we announced a couple of weeks ago as pending between himself and Judge E. W. Mason, of this parish, and in his paper of the 15th instant, he makes some remarlts upon ,the subject which we are not sure we catch the right mean ing of, therefore, Mr. Bovee will excuse us for propounding him a question or two, as we are anxious to do justice to both parties in recording the settlement of the matter: Do you mean to say that the sen tence "He [Judge Mason,] does not speak very encouragingly of War moth's pro~pects in Ascension," was not intended as an intimation that he spoke aiscouragingly of the Governor's prospects, a construction that ninety nine persons out of a hundred would put upon it ? In your intended explanation in the Sentinel of the 5th, you say that while the Judge was with you in St. James "ihe never mentioned a word that could be considered encouraging rela tive to Warmoth's prospects in Ascen sion." That may be, but did he speak of the Governor's prospects in this parish at all? If Mr. Bovee has been playing with wopis for a little personal amusement, lef him say so, and we will do him *he justice to inform our readers ,of the fact; but in both his sentences quoted above, there is an intimation directly contrary to a positiye asser tion of Judge Mason's, and until Mr. Bovee declares the intimation was not intended, the question of veracity is still pending. The Governor was trying to soft soap the planters and did not care much what he said, so it pleased them.-Leader. This is just the principle you worked on wheni you wrote that report of the Governor's speech, wasn't it I * That spicy and ably edited sheet, the Iberville News, has been enlarged by the addition of a column to each page, thus making it a twenty-fpur column paper. It pleases us to know that the merit evinced in the conduct of this journal has not been unappre ciated by the reading and advertising public, and we hope the News will continue to grow in side and prosper ity as it has done, until it shall atitin a rank second to no country paper in the State. In its article of last week denying that it made a misrepresentation in its report of Governor Warmoth's speech, the Leader says If our memory serves us right, the OIef man came in when the Governor was nearly through speaking. Then your memory isas treaeheroip as your sense of hearing, because the editor of the CUHEF A' came in " some time lWbre the Governor was called upon to address the meetng, and listened to his remarks through out. This is handsome, from the Cou shatta (La.) 25mes: The Donaldsonville Chief must ex case the inadvertance which caused us heretofore to neglect to exchange. The Chief is a neat racy and well edited paper, malgrw its political cast. We alwayn read it with pleasure, not withstanding we are no politielan. We don't believe that the world is coming. to end this year, nor that Brigham Young will be next Presl dent. Yet, if any man does, we would like to hear him say so with that kind of vim with which Bentley edits the CAhef. The New Orleans BepubJoa. is com plimentary to our brother and ourslf: The editor of the Atsakapas tpi. ter Hon. Emerson Bentley, and the editor of the Donaldsopavle C , Mr. Linden E. Bentley, were in the city a day or two sine. and fovored irs with a call. They ape the ablest Republican editors in the , and being practical printers, know how to make interesting taid, useful papers, ADVERTISEMENTS. 1t 3 a St., New York. S UL McCOWN, Fine Custom Made Clothing Gents' FrnsbbW 6odas. found in the city, at Nos.- ,0 4. 5l. CAIARJ4EB ST3*T, (Opposite St, Charles Hotel), n8-6w Now eanless. V TWANTED.-SITUATION AS MANA GER OF A PLANTATION. I have been enipinyed-la the CAs@t aMlanager upon the plantion of r. m. H. Ballard, in this parish, and can give the best of refer eneqlaired, rds eblracter aad dapbbility At required, SIAML W. STAFFORD, 4n4wk (;re of Tag CHIEF. New Orleans Republican. DAILY AND WEEKLY. Official Journal of the United States, State of Louisiana, and City of New Orleans. Devoted to Politics, News, Literatare, and the Dissemination of Republican Prineiples. TERMS: Daily, one year,.......... .......$16 00 six months.... ..... ..... 9"04 Weekly, one year...................:.:300 six months,.. ............ 2 5o Payable invariably in advance. ADVERTISInG RATES : Advertisements of ten lines Agate solid, one dollar and fifty cents for the first, and seventy-five Bents for each subsequent inner tion. Second page advertisements charged as new each day. Advertisemense inserted at intervals oharged as now. 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