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The.editoris not respensible ferlmie views of currespondents. .AddressM 1Tax CnIr, Donaldeonville, Ls. Dr. P. J. Friedrichs; W'IT-B. W . 142 ........... Carondeldt stree ... New Orlenas. ). W. JL.UeGALLIARD OFFICE: Corner.IlIoumbs end lberville streets. Donaldsomwille, La. J 1. RANS.O, M. D. OFFICE: , Cornet Uounise and lberville streetsa SCI. Rine's store. Donadsome.lles, La. J. LECOE1, I)RUGIST, Cuorner Chetoiaches and Miasi.sippi streets. Donaldsonville, La. A complete stock of pure chemicals alwas on hand. Prescriptions carefully compiled t all hours, :day and ni.gt. M. AEIJs I MILLS, ATTORNEY AT LAW, No. 8 St. Charlee Street, New Orleans, La. Practices in all the Courts of Louisiana, State and Federal. LAW AND NOTAIUIAL OFFICCE. IR. N. Sims, ATTORNEY: AT LAW, - Donakidsuavillo, La. Prastices in Ascension, Assumption and St. James. +1 I. EARHARIT, ATTORNEY AT LAW, O iee: Opposite the Court-House, Donaldsonuville, La. Practices in the Twenty- .ond Judicial Dis trict (comprising St. Jas and Ascension iiarjshs). and is the 8upreme and United rtatea Courts. R. N. Sims. J. E. Pocus. IMS & POCUIE, ATTORWNYS AT LAW, Nt. Jaames, La. Office at F. P. Poch6's. Address: Convent _P. O. Mr. Sims will be in St. James every Monday. SIHAS. A. ]BAJ UIE. ATTORNEY AT LAW, Ilahanville, La. Practices in the Twenty-Second and Twenty Sixth Judicial Distrietsa, comprising the parish es of Jefferson, St. Charles. St. John, St. James and Ascension, and before the Federal and Supreme Courte in New Orleans: Bpecial attention paid to the collection of commercial claims. Address: Hahnoille P, 0., St. Charles, La. M RS. I. PALMER. BR SSXAEER, Railroad Avenue. near Claiborne street, Donalsonville, Plain and fancy sbwit of all kinds done in beat style and q. reasonable terms. A trial solicited and satisfationtguaranteed. Mrs. Palmer has e the services pf the Misses Gll . owee.ofwan will take charge of the cutting and ittilu department, acting as forewoman. L P. O I --Af Carpenter d Builder, rice street, opposite the Iron Bridge, Port Barrow, La. Orders from thd country solicited gnd protimptly attended to. tinaranteeegood workat low rates. Poet-office address, Donaldsonville, La. DONALDSON.V,1I E BUSINESS DIRECTORY. DRY ionDSo. G bCERIES. Etce M Clothg~ Roots, Shoes Saddlery, Bu' giesaetc.coxizer Visui ppiend Leeaarddtree. C KLINE, corner Crescent Place and IHo nisstsets dealer in Dry Goode, Nut ons, Boots and rahoes, Grocerles, roriseon, (orn, Oats and Bte. A D. YZGA, Agtt, dealer in Dtfy Goodbn Notions, lot , BoSots and Shoes; Hats, Groceries. Liquors. Fititur. .Hardware To bacco Paints, Oils Glass, Lumber, Bricks, arts and agons; Loeb's corner, Railroad Avenue and Mississippi street. 't'ERNA~b.L$KANN & BROTHER. dealers in eWe P on, fancy an ltapilbo eries Li are Iron. PeintS, Oils,; Carts, 'lo ý 'dfi ery e and Tiawrare, Far kry. ai;Papqr and House CreFcený reet TOS. GONDIZAN & SONS, dealers in Dry P Goixls; Clothing, Ndtions Hats, Groceries, Wine, Liquors. Boots, Shoes, Hardware, Paints O ils Saddlery Crockery, Furniture and all kinds of House Furnishing Goods. Blue Store, Mississippi street. M TOBIAS dealer in Groceries, Dry Goods, t Clothing, Notions, Boots and Shoesdhate, Furniture, Hardar (rocke Tnk ate corner Mississippi and St. Patrinc g d No. 24 Railroad Avenue. Everythiun. a i figures. R LANDMAN, dealer in Dry Goods, roc * ries, Plantation Supplies, Wines, Liqudr.s Cigars. Tobacco. and General Merchandise, cor ner Railroad Avenue and Taylor streest, one block from Baihioad Depot. TNO. F. PARK, dealer in Staple -and Fancy , Groceries.Provisions, Plantation and Steam boat 8upplies, Csaned Goods, Wines, Liquors, Bottled .ler, Ale etc., Dry Goods and Notions; corner of Mislsappi and Chetimaehes streets, oppoelte River Ferry. LEVY, dealer ;in Dry Goods, tlothing, I.3. Boots. Shoes, Hats. Groceries, Furniture, I Hordware and Plantation Supplies, at Lemann's ild etand, Mississippi street, i. FEITEL, INSURANCE AGENCIES. V MAURIN, General Fire Insurance Agent, S Mississippi street, over Fernpndea's bar ber shop. Represents first-class companies with o'r ,r $50,tiGIOlK of capital. Policies issued di TM lk Io- Ot S. _EEP.O-DAY HOTEL AND BARROOM. d SMississippi street,' First-rate accommo dation tnd resaonable prices. Western Union telegraph office in the hotel. ROI(T Y E. slEHOTEL C ent Pliie. near the Market-.House, Joe. Lafargne, propri etor. Bar and billiard room attached. First claws entertainment and accommodation. ( 1 HOTEL, P Lefevre, Proprieto0r, Rail t- road Avenue. corner Ibereille street. Bar - supplied with best Liquors. k S-AI.D lIZ.LARtD SUALOONS. E. Gus. Israel, manager. Corner as SLesard and Mississippi streets. BilliArds, Lager Beer, Best Wines and Liquors. Fine LOUI J. RACKE, Tinsmith, Mississippi I street, at Lemann's'old stand. Orders at " • • . . . . _ HARINER MROP. L L. FERNANDEZ, Barber Sho, Mississipi * street. near corner.h Leseard..uhavinj. hair. cutting, shampooing, etc., in most artistic style. ATTOIRNEYS AT LAW. KD1fDIRCK DUFFEL, Attorle at laww(d - tic, o iEce on Chetimaches street - _-,AttorneyT ý tt Vieite apoleonville on Mondays. PAUL LECHE, 41iild Notary Pcblic, Don ae ', on blek belaw.the COurt-H passtreet. NOUZ NIND PAINTING. INOIIY, TIE PAINTER, shop at Cheap STony's Store, corner Mississippi street and Railroad Avenue.. Hons, Sign and Ornamental Painting in all their branches. Beet work at lowest UNDERTAKER. bICHONBEPAI'I Undertaker's Establishment, Railroid Avenue between Iberville and At ta eta, e . lG'ds ot-hineri diee. from Sipiai' cIflulto the mbitlic br rosewood ca ket DRUGS AND MEDICINES. Bý BYDisKI. Apotheenry and Dranist, is * asseilpi street, between lt. Patrick andft. Vincent etrepts. adjoining Gondran's store. , I-- ,J-- M, -. seipp r e.' 6L t ri a Iaeard . t. s Padtit -k. Latest sttiylre o Bonnts Hats, French Flowers, etc.; alen, all kinds of Ladies Underware. ..... -_---_.-._r .- ._- --- "- -.___ ... .....--· _ .---- 8ODA WATJIER ANUFACTORY. ODA WATE.tLANi. ACTORY.H. H ethetr Mi pror No.t '.diesippi-reet e Mneral, Seltzer and all kinds of arated waters manufactured and sold at lowest prices. BLACKSHITHS & WVIIEELWRIGHTS. ('HULER & DRINKER, hBlack§miths and S Wheelwright. Horse-lhoer& Wagon and Cart .. akrs wa&.,depairas, Railroad Avenue, between Mississippi and Ibervillo streets. R H. DUNN, " Carpenter and Builder, op n berve , nea the corner of Dion vtl e a. `rde~ cei the Pt-offlce will meet w rotro Civil Engineer & S 'veyor, (Parish 8krveyor of Aeinsiona.) Will attend promptly to wo n all branches of his promfaii, sech ss su eyi . ping, leveling for aa ie rice etc. estimating cost . u lpemsing o. o o same. Orders left at tCme o smL iet with immediate atta .M;. ' JOHN P. FOIICHA. Cisterit Maker, Railroad Avenue, opposite the Post-office -Ionaeddsonvrile. La. - All 'ork g e d and satisfeMa war nted. Prices lower than the lowest. R. B.BAQU1E, Dgnad enville, L#. Ai LL orders thrgh post offie box 6~0, Don A ldeonvlle, willmeet with prompt atten tion. Is prepared to contract fo the erection of sugar- houses or any oher ork in the brick laying line. EASTER TIME. April skies so clear and blue. And April flowers of many ahue, And singing birds and fresh green grass Bring happy thoughts as Lenten days pass Of the blessed Buster-time. For is our avior was erutified, Was crowned withi thorns dhd for it died. t º Then rose from the tomb. iobed in glory bright, Crowning with a halo of sacred light That blessed Easter-time. SSo earth ad sky, and creatures too, ' Unite to give him homage dure; The purest and best of heart and mind, And fairest of flowers with reverence twined For the blessed Easter time. I, . --MattVc. Seward in Southern World. YOUNG HlEAITS. What though the years are flying fast. And silvereprinkles through the hair. a And irow's-feet come, and wrinkles last, In spite o'fride's most gentle care; That .with Iluctance we confe~s, Antkgrowihg old epespe the tonghe? S Biin a truth should not distress: r }Ti iothing if thtlieart.bd young. ` That we have errors to regret Is but the common lot of all; There's something to be lived for yet, So struggle on, whate'er befall. 'Tis useless that above the past The dirge~of remorse ire rung; We'll fight old Time unto the last, And triumph while the heart is young.: Whiije life exists the light of hope BShuld never be obscured by gloom, Bat brighten all our horoscope Untiiour footsteps touch the tomb. SThe oldst still have truths to learn, ' ,io faith should never be unstrung; O(.little lamps will cheerily burn Ablong as o'er the heart is young.. And how shall hearts be kept in green When ,heeks are sunk and eyes are dim, When age brings on the days of spleen And memory crowns a funeral hymnai By finding means of doing good; Bysoothing souls with sorrow stmng, Thus and death are long withstood, And thus our hearts kept ever young, -Lake Charles Commercial. OUR LETTER FROM BROADBRIM. Reaping the Harvest-Last Act of the Pps slon Play-Tammanay's Temperance Cra sgde-A iell's Hollow Tragedy-More Pastors in Trouble-Orimlnal Notes, Etc. Nag Yonx, April 5,'1881. EsrToa Carer: One of the sweetest of Sankey's hymns was, "What shall the harvest be?" That question is ringing through New York to 'day:;" What shall the harvest be?" Two Yeaorsago the seeds were down. W. H. Van derbilt provided the hall; New York city loaned its police, judges and lawyers, and bankers and doctors sanctioned the outrage with their presence. I make no account of Aldermen and such like officials, for ruf fianism is their business, and blackguard ism their trade. But they were there never theless to see the slugger, John L. Sullivan, knock another ruffian out. Now what does that mean? Why, thebawith a blow'that might fell an ox, he knocked his man in sensible, so that he can not respond to the call of time. The seed sown on that night has given forth fruit one hundred fold; and sluggersi, thieves add blacklege hold high carnival all over the city, with none to mo lest them nor make them tfraid. The con are all with .t,.loves, butsomehow mummsp In one of these innocent exhi tions last week a boxer got his jaw broken; i another had his nose broken; and at an- I other, when the face of one of the pugilists was beaten to a jolly, the successful boxer's I hands were soize, and underneath his gloves were found'Tpairof iron-knuckles ae qp ape of deing a .death JQoWr s., a s~uzir6t. 1 the evif ended l-reAre, d .th-. l own but inhnng villains killedI each other, though the exhibition might be 1 demotralizg, it would not be unprofitable; but u tely it does not end here; it e•rops'1$ everywhere; and little boys sea y o be away from a mother's care, are organized into bands of highway- e men, their highest types of manhood being a John L. Sullivan the slugger, or Jesse Janes the bandit. Scarcely a day a by :thlrtie 'laolice are not called upoZ break a nup soni'njuvenile thiives that have ~come the terror of the neighborhood. Only a few f nights ago four boys, the oldest scarcely i twelie byears of age, stopped Another 'boy in the street, knocked him down, robbed i him of a silver watch, which they pawned a for $2, and then went off to the theatre on t a spree. At no time in my remembrance has the condition of our city been so low and de moralized; and this, can be better under stood.when i4ls knbwn that our Sheriffis indicted by the Grand Jury, and seveiof the heads of departmepts have been guilty of forgery and other crimes, which may eventually land'them in State's prison. Ste ay night saw thb last act of tt Salmi Morse Passion Play. The old 23d street armory which had previously been a Presbyterian church, and which was al tered into a theatre by Salmi Morse to pro duce his Passion Play, was rededicated to Presbyterian service on Sunday night in the presence of 500 people. One year ago last December, Salmi Morse sent for me to take a look at the improvements he was making. Several reporters from the prin cipal papers were present, all eager to get the latest items about the production 'of the Passion Play.; The place was thoned with workmen ana actors; Mr., Morise . busy signing chedks, and full of hop$; :, like Col. Sellers, he thought 'f.there were millions in it." To-day he lies e a asicide~s grave. Thi theatre is a church'. The mag nificent wardrode made for the Passion Play by Eves, the costumer, was burnt while they were dedicating the church; the los beit'g between $20,000 ana $30,000. As I set listening to the congregation sing "Hold the Fort," I could not help thinking of pour Sefdmi. The evidences of his work were all around me. The scenery, the stage, the auditorium, the chandeliers, .on which he had expended so many thou sands, but he failed to hold the fort. We hardly know what to make of John Kelly'sfemperance crusade. The memory of man rnnneth not back to the time when Tammany hath'not represented the whis key interest. If Tammany is not whiskey, it is nothing. And now John Kelg is doing some old time Father Mathew work. If John should turn Tammany into a tem perance legion there would be a triukuph which should gain his canonization. The millenium is not near, however, and of this fact we are remintded every day. In an unseavory locality, known as Hell's Ilullot, a couple of drunken ruffans, two weeks sgo, outraged a poor trun$ke tramp and left her for deZ Fortunately, the: were caught and sesmnced to State's pris on, one for ten, an.V*e other for flfteei years. But the saddest part remains to b told: the wretched woman never recoveres from the shock of.. assault; she has beet drinking ever sinc and on Friday she wandered off, and Sunday a lhild o which she had cha was found starved ti death in her wretched room. We are having asl unhealthy time wit: our evangelists. Father Kimball, who tol several years has l dispensing the breai of life to our n olitan heathen, pre faced with crate.s e and hot coffee; is sued for a boand'iM of $125. The evkn gelist says it is onhzi0 and that he is rea dy to pay, but his lhdlady says it is the original figure, an" on't take a cent less. Another evangelist :ed the destroyer ol his happiness andie abstractor of his wife for $100,000, on the trial it ap peared that he haS*een living in a glass house himself, and' t he had done those things which he orght not to have done, so the court would not;Alow him to throw door nicks at anybody se's greenhouse-and he got up and dus. Bishop McNamara of the Reformed ptholic Church has been pulled up before the courts for rent, and a bright and shining= temperance evangelist ran away with his landlady's jewelry and sealskin sacque, and is now, no doubt, en joying himself in Golorado. I mentioned in one of my letters a few weeks ago that there was a religious con vuision in the Baptket church of Brooklyn. Several pastors have left, and the exodus still goes on. I 4qos't know that our Bap tist brethren are eseoially belligerent) but they certainly cha. pastors oftener than any other deno , if, of course, we except the Met is, who change by church ordinanoe.nd the singular fea ture is that after a Crtion of the congrega tion has succeeded s driving the pastor, out, when he is re to depart the con gregation all begi cry, "they pray with him; give him a fl -lass character; make him a present of $0; give his wife a new waterproof and a r of rubbers," and as the carriage drivej with the disgraced minister and his there is another gen eral boo hoo, as tigh they had lost the last of their rich retions. There is a good deal of humbugg4 about this sort of thing. I have in 1 mind's eye a most ex cellent Christian -= eteman who labored for his flock with, Sf his heart and soul for years. He fei dof his church and his work, which was indeed a labor of love, but his congregatfolt was divided, and a faction of dea "oand trustees followed him with a malignlf that could not have been worse if helebsn a convicted crim inal instead of a fl9 Christian gentleman. For years he boi trial with unshaken ag~riftins a mss, spirit brokaand he resigned. Last week, the very ,nin who tlotted his .lain and even. tunally drove him out, were loudest in their prayers for his future prosperity, and it would haverequired a dozen pocket hand kerchiefs to dry their tears when the minis ter went away. Vice l'hypocrite, ire le humbug. As I prognosticated in my letter of three weeks ago, Anna Wallingford, the adven turees, who had one Hawes arrested for bigamy, is now under Idbk and key with a very fair prospect of State's prison for five years. She has ruined many men, and it will be a fitting close to an ill-spent life. It is ndt all complimentary to our police system that a highway 'robbery was com mitted on Seventh avenue at 5 o'clock in the afternoon in the presence of several hundred people, and the robbers escaped, after holding poas~ssion of the avenue for an hour, and a onurder was committed at 8 o'clock in the zorning in a house-full of people and the!na rderer got off. A bridqgroom, made happy last Thurs day, got all the wedded bliss he wanted in six days, and on Wednesday morning blew the top of his head:off. Everything that's vile and disreputable in the city is leagued against the amend ments to the charter now introduced by Mr. Roosevelt, recommended unanimously by the Committee on Cities. The body politic is now rotten to the core. The suicide of a wretched girl who un deavored to perform an autodaft by pour ing kerosene all over herself, is one of the most shocking things that ever occurred in the city. The Irish Dyamite Club is busy at work, if sound and blowing go for anything. The stock market has got the dyspepsia-it needs a tonic. The weather has been all sorts, and bus iness is beginning to boom. Yours truly, -BROADBRIM. B_ lack of open air exercise. and the want of sufficient care in the matter of diet, the whole hysical mechanism often becomes impaired aring the winter. Ayer's Sarsaparilla is the proper remedy to take in the spring of the year to purify the bloodinvigorate the system, ex cite the liver to action, and restore the healthy tone and vigor. Dr. Sophos Tromholt thinks that the long-mooted question of the height above the earth at which the aurora borealis ap pears will soon cease to-be one of the un solved problems of nature. It is evident that aurorae, like clouds, float through a certain thickness of the atmosphere, and only approximate estimates can be made of their usual altitude. Dr. Tromholt has calculated the heights of the lower edges of eighteen aurorae from measurements of their position made simultaneously at two stations of Northern Europe about sixty six miles apart. His results range from forty-seven to a little over 100 miles, the average being seventy miles. He admits the possibility that aurorae may sometimes very closely approach the earth's surface, but states that he has never seen any por tion of one below the clouds, although he has long watched for such an appearance. --a -Dow IRorox. O.. May 25, 1882. B. J. KNDALJL & (Co., Sir. -I haveused sever al bottles of your Kendall's Spavin Cure and cured both curbs and sp. is on pde1.nt horses and consider it a remedy never equale for spayin and swellings of the joints. Youse truly. D. ItATBOULD. Foreman C. L. Pixley's Livery Stable. -T-e t eli The largest bell in the world is at Kioto, Susan B. Anthony. The Great Agitator of Woman's Right to be Equal with Man at the Ballot Box. At the foot of the Green Mountains, South Adams, Mass., in 1820, was born this woman who has so faithfully, and devotedly championed the franchise of her sex at the ballot box. Her ingress into the ranks of the Woman's Rights cause emanated from her earlyexperience as a schoolteacher, her compensation being but $8 a month, while men received for the same service from $24 to $30. After fifteen years of the closest c economy she had saved only $800 out of her meagre salary, while, had she received equal compensation for equal service her savings would h.tve aggregated at least $2000. The onfftrast aroused her conceptions of injus tice, and&from 1852 she has been one of the leading spirits in every Women's Rights ' convention held in America; was all these v years, and still is, the secretary of the National Association. A great many people suppose that "worn-. an's rights" is an eccentric "hobby" with Miss Anthony. Not so. From 1867 to 1866 she was an ardent worker with Wendell Phillips and Lloyd Garrison in the anti- s slavery cause, and continued to .advocate c freedom for the Negro until the emancipa tion edict gave them their liberty. She is also a great temperance worker, and in p fact, wherever there is a cause in which a justice and the good of all humanity is in volved, the voice, the heart and sympathies of Susan B. Anthony are foremost in the contest Miss Anthony has a fine figure and large, well-shaped head. The world calls her cross-grained and angular. She -has in- p deed her peculiar ways, but they are only exterior. Her nature is a broad, generous and sympathetic one, though she never n weeps or sentimentalizes. Our likeness p well portrays the strong character of Miss Anthony, a.d our readers can rely upon its being a faithful reproduction of an excel- ti lent photograph very lately taken. - 1 OUR NEW ORLEANS LETTER. SA Complacent Boss--The Overflow-A Use ful Citizen Dying-Justice Travestied Mixed Politics. Naw Oa REns. April 4, 18BlM t KDrron Ciumr: the primaries a smiling happy "'boss," who r did? 'The champion of the third ward suer veys New Orleans as a father does his household, and the little fellows whogot up opposition booms he looks down upon as e John Sullivan would gaze upon the last vic tim whom boisterous backers had per suaded to enter the prize ring. There has been some exctemetft in' consequence; white paper has been wasted in protests and appeals to respectable voters for a bet ter ticket. " Respectable " is a term which t the dudes in politics apply to themselves; those nice people who sit in office chairs or behind counters, and let the firemen and the ward boys make up the entire ma chinery known to American politics-mass meetings, caucuses, conventionis. They ex Spect the boys who chop all the wood, bring all the timber to build the party mansions, to beg them to come and take them. It is needless to say that the boys do not and will not do any'such ridiculous thing. It is the "early bird tzhat catches the worm," and the early riser in the political club room who will have the best chance to sway the destinies of a free people. Autocracies and directories are not popular. There is enough of dissatisfaction and opposition if r it could be united, engineered and directed as a good general would an army, to vote " Boss" John down and out, but the trou ble is the opposition are all raw militia in the political sense, have too many points to attack, no concert of action, and the gen eralship and the regular troops of Democ racy are with John. It is suggested that the business men close up their places of business and walk out to the polls on elec tion day. This indicates that the election is to be attended to in-a business way. Levee news from the country has lost its novelty. Taking it for granted that all who are not under water soon will be, one gets up to read the morning paper disap pointed that a few people in the Louisiana delta are yet on dry land. The Congress men have little basis to appeal for an ex traordinary appropriation of government relief funds, while people persist in their refusal to be drowned and float away. The first appropriation will be promptly ex hausted, possibly there may be a second one. 'The Sanitary Director of the Auxiliary ,Sanitary Association, Dr. W. H. Watkins, has been very ill for about two weeks and his recovery despaired of. His labors for this city and the pertinent suggestions he has made to the public from time to time, entitle him to the warmest sympathies of his fellow citizens. New Orleans can not well lose one of his energy and devotion to the cause of public sanitation. The diminished number of large fires has been noteworthy the past two weeks, and the department is in its normal condition. The pistol goes off with remarkable sud denness in impetuous hands, and if there is a man within range he is bound to fall. This is the suggestive thought which is brought up after inspection of court reports and listening to the considerate verdict of juries in murder cases. Beginning with the acquittal of Sykes, a mockery of justice and a triumph for " eminent legal ability," verdicts have followed of an astonishing character. Can New Orleans be moved as Cincinnati was? Can this systematic, con stant defiance of decency, law and justice go on uncheeked much longer? Nobody wants any riot of the Ohio kind here; there was too much blood spilled, and it was a very mad affair, but there is need for or ganization of good citizens, concentration of efforts and a cleansing of the places in which justiee ought to be administered. Life is a little too cheap in the estimation of visitors erm abrbad,_who have read our morning dailies for some time past. There will come a remedy, but just how or when what man can say? With an Independent, Parish and Regular Democracy, a triangular contest among their ppponents, there rould seem to be no sort of doubt in the mind of experienced party tha r i, th t was about time to runrastraigt Republican ticket in New Orleans and tlise the enthusiasm which it would certainly arouse in behalf of the worthy State ticket. Yet a parish com mittee meeting called to consider the mat ter adjourned by a vote of 20 to 19. .-ore anon, G OBSERVER, COL. STEVkNSO0# LETTER. He Aeoepts the Moni `- of the Con servative Itepuble eaeraor To the Voters of the,7 , diana. I have accepted the tMion of the Conservative Repb `this State for Governor, taid at the ' intimated that I would address' declaring more,.expliait the to aid by my acceptance. Ei itt their bear ing on our State, there' ' d to speak at length in relation to a matters. Our home aairse and 'tangers with which we are threatesl in be para mount at this time. which has been in power the last. r has had an abundant oppo o.strate its policy and the. a.iit .rule upon our State. It is tdi stlle fac tions or ring comn early equal, having public plunde the personal advancement of their eh for a chief ob ject, so that the true int of the State are dwarfed and held ary to mer cenary aims and party p The revision of the tariff, now in Congress, taken in connection aUWi Mexican re ciprocity treaty jat i claims the anxious attention of o ns, and it is time to call a halt ',* e are not be ing led to ruin; to lid tyaty prejudices, and consider whether ol representatives and rulers have not b "een thiying into thec hands of the enemieirf f. vital interests of our State. Our State is pedll f ated Aboat one-half of it is adap 1 cultivation of sugar and rice,'and ii ythinig else of sufficient import a .. ilace them. The capital mploethreatened with almost total 1 ' tiousands of persons with loss i I . I i employ. ment. • With regard to N she ban and ought td beaf her jst share of the-. ptblie `" The State cannot be divided. The pros perity of the whole du"upon all its parts, esphclallythbefd~ liia;gnltu'e as are affected byjthe pr b e of affairs. The ruin of ine part 1 .#'i of another. What cai en lai`ld things if the weak and inefficient ` " system of oar State be continued, ani policy of anti protection and inti- aid for public works on the partf OFt Itral gatern ment prevails with t frbitne of our pretended Represfut Under the rule of oeratic party the-edueational systedi school interests generally have beebai e their finan cial support gradra °C.a or taken away. The eompen O'. teachers and their number hae liý . The pub lic schools are gId t lrge portion of the year in i - 'She vitat'i mold ared ise coimn*lhsh fac tion of that party, rAnd It is jipected to stifle opposition by ddunmeiations and al lusions to issaes long past and nevermore to. be of any practical· importane. to oar people. To allow the State of Ionisiw further to. foster this one party policy, promises but ruin and desolation. We most look to some organization' for help. The Republican party stands ready to give our products the protection we need and maintain what we have; its policy favors river improvements, the most liberal aid to levees, and even toour school funds fsom the National treasury. There is notaint of free trade, anti-public improvements, or anti-free schools upon its banner. It has no narrow, contracted policy, but promises to all an equal share of the national pros. perity. Shall we He supinely of our- backs and not aeceptit? Shall we eontinue to follow the politicians who.have allied us presuming party feelings would make us blind-with the enemies of our State and its interests ? . Shall they cast sand in-our I eyes by reviving to our view the rancors and discords of the past, when the good men of all sections are casting them off and looking serenely to a national future full of hope and pros perity; in which Louisiana is entitled to its full share, and has nothing to do but join hands with the friends of progress; protection, education rnd improvements ? Louisiana wants protection to all her in dustries; to her agricultural, mechanical and laboring classes. Free trade means ruin to sugar and rice. Free trade means aleveling of the wages of the working man to the level of the over worked, half-paid and half-fed competition in like industries in Europe. Louisiana not only wants protection as stated, butshe wants to iee6oarried out a river policy that will give san ri L devastating floods, such as arem upon us. Louisi ana's whole interest hlk, with the Repub lican party. It is the pai ofprogress, the party of action. Local prejudices should not longer warp the sober judgement of our people. Issues that engendereflrace ani mosities ten years ago, have become so faint that they may be numbergl with things of the past. They no lonep play a part in politics, except as a cheap apital to be used)by demagogues, to frighten weak reasoning partisans into line. In -onclusion, fellow citisens, I will say that at the coming eleetion I hope to hear you speak in no unmistaken terms to the ring and caucus combination in our State that stands.between the people and a free expression of the will of the majority, and I let your voice be loud enough to reach to the halls of Congress, and our Representa tives be told that Lolfsiana does not approve 1 their course in rejecting reciprocal aid pro tecting her interest, and that she is not, by any means, ready to be delivered over to free trade principles. Such are my views as an old citizen of Louisiana, with no earthly interest but in and with her, and only hoping to promote her delivera me. "ty. flaus Hair Jisr rews, e eause. inihtmusud i igr amsa the hair, and rrea rfa orgma Jheir` to its yuthft color ea icom gedna.n paseagoa tdeca. Paris hasa private gambinzg house pste Sronira entirely by " ladies." OUR GENERAL NEWS8UMMAIY. DOMISelC. . YX ng DanI owns 6001.looded dogs. Darnnum's white.elephalhsm e Scipio, S. c., was destroy3agy a cyclone, March 28. Franklin, Pa., has a female deputy Sherif just 23 years old. Eight murderers were hanged in the Western States, March 28. Theheaviest earthquake since 1868 oc curred recently in Ban Francisco. Barnes, the mountain evangelist, claims to have converted 34,000 people in seven years. The granite alone for the pedestal of the Bartholdi Statue of Liberty will cost about A cat and a doll were the. vehicles by which an epidemic 6f diphth ria,was spreia in Amsterdam, N. Y. The Grand Army of New Mfco. ire go ing f erect a moinument to Kit Carson over his grave at Taos, N. M. An Italian woman living in Boston has given: birth to a male infant Weighing twenty-five and a-half pounds. The war sloop Alert, given Ameriea by England for the Greeley search expedition, has sailed for the United States. A Negro girl at Jackson, Miss., was struck by a railroad engine and hurled ten feet without being injured at all. The labor of compiling a coamplete list of losses along the Ohio aiver from thier'ecent flood has been too great to be attempted. The photographers in New York have discovered a method of taking pictures without aid from the son, by using electrib light, In San Franeisb the : Chinese gave $45,000 to aid their countrymen who were sufferers from the recent great Sood near Canton. ... . G. W. Childs owns more money than is in the thirty.three ational banks of Phila delphi eombined,.and receaives oVer 200 begging ltters a day. When the febent'torn.do bleu aoii the Baptist ehurch in Mt. Carmel, S. C., the pulpit was left.etandmgaahd the Bible and all the hymn books were utlistUvbed. A lady at Fort Woth,' Texas, hi given birth to twins, the eldest of which we~bha one and a half mounds, and can be tucked away in a glasstumnbler. The New York giantess who died recent= ly, measured six feet two inches ip height, weighed four hundred pounds, afd leaves a baby six months old, which weighs, only five pounds. FOREIGN. In Valparaiso, Chili, women are r_ ployedas street-car conductor's. In the ropnof a,kleptmaniae Ia Ln i in its ninety-. enth. r who informs against Degeieff, the leader ptf Coal dekin's g detl o' At Ermsleben~.raCnu ta q ¢ g ausian Saxony, 400 persas became seriously ill and sixty-sit&d.from '-triinosis. A man at Paris, on being discovered at tempting-seleide, swallowed the rope to conceal all-evidences of tie crime. The Pope has refused to grant an au dience to Prince Leopold of Bavaria and wife, Princess Gisela, daughter of the Austrian Emperor. German papers reproach Qi.pen Victoria with parsimony becasuse she intended to attend the marriage of her granddaughter, Princess Hessetn imy in her private capac ity. The German Emperor is espeslah de lighted with a birthday present of two splendid vases which, though anonymously given, are believed to be from the Presi dent of Frances Prince Leopold, fourth and youngest son of Victoria, died suddefly at Cannes, France, March 28. In consetluence, both the royal German marriages have been postponed, and all foreign eqlrt go into morning one week. BOUDANESE WA NOTEr. Peace prevails at Kassala. . Osman Digma has assumed the dress of a Dervish. Nothing has been heard from Gevi. Gor don for a fortnight. El Mahdi returnedthe robes, of honor tendered by Gen. Gordon. The tribes between Stbendy- and - Kbha toum are in open rebellion. The roads beyond Berber are blocked, being occupied by the rebels. Osman Digma has altogether 18,000 men, against 5000 British troops. The rebels have surrounded Khartoum and cut off all communication. It is rumored that Osmsn sigma's forces have almost entirely deserted him. Over 6000 rebels face the palace on the right bank of the Nile at Khartoum. Gen. Gordon is to interview El Mahdi in order to learn the fate of BickePasha. Nubar Pasha has resigned the presidency of the Egyptians Council of Ministers. Five hundred black troops have been sent to Buaklm to bury the dead of Baker Pasha's army. Gordon's treasury is empty. One Arab loaned him £1000 and another equipped him 200 blacks. Osman Digma tells his followers he pos sesses the power of rendering English bullets harmless. El Mabdils ingreat fear.Oaaet aimtio, and visitors are permitted-to ajpproach him only on all fours. The two black paults whoy e. ,lr"e caused the defeat of GeM. Gordonyb ir s, have been court anitis erdp os& clifford Lloyd, Under 8scsldeg e jhe Interior, has ordered the relses o tried prisoners confined ia jail at A t and EiLnehe for years. Seebehr Pasha s.ga he will remain at Cairo as a bostage fot (lea. Rordeai and will sued his son to th pr-eeded the goerta p reet eas . (Seebehr) the property plundered "itam