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T HK WEEKLY ECHO.
3. W. BRYAN......Proprietor. IA KK CHARLES. LA - titubhdav. . T~.jolt m, im , AOKKT8. V. Lkhmak, ......... • • • ; Mermentan. Tl A FmocmilI) ........Niblctt'a Bluff. K P. HsKirt,........Cnmerou Pariah. a Mahjnacd^. ..........Marmenteu. See latest census statistics of Cameron parish. 8eo notice of Fair in another column. See notice of Sheriff '» sales in IomI fly's issue. Thanks to Mr. B. N. Dnfa for late Texas papers. If our Postmaster will furnish ns a statement of the new mnil routes, contractors, and schedules, we will publish it next week. *. A. Venzcy, Internal Revenue tax collector, will be nt Lake Charles on the 2Cth and 27th inst. Merchants and others interested iu stamp licences will take notice. SAVE ŸÔÏÎH DIMES! During the months of July and August, 1875, A. H. Moss wishes to close out his summer stock; and will sell nt low figures with a deduction of 10 per coot, for cash, on all bills io Dry Goods, Notions, Hardware uud Clothing. jyl 6t Census of Cameron Parish. Leejuhko. IA., July 11, 1875. Editor Weekly Echo : I send herewith a partial census re l«irt as just finished for this parish, (Cameron) : Number of autre bora. ..................... 2,070 ** " foreign *• ........................ *1 Native* of Louisiana............... » .......... 1,717 Number of rotor«........................ <28 " *• farmou............................ <«'< " *• laborer«.......................... *< ** " KIOM ........ .................... 21 '* * mechanic*....................... 20 •* " »«rebâtit«....» .................. 7 " *• eiorgvmen .............. < ** •• feaeher*................. < ** lawyer*.....................-...... < " " physician* ...... ............... 8 •* *• pari-h «Seen.................. » 2 « " aero« unimproved land...... ..3U.Î08 M acre« Improved laad......... » 8,820 Beau. American Cittaseuship. f r..» fbo Maw Orleans Bulletin. What is the »Utus of one who was boro io the United States, his parents being, at the time of bis birth, citizens of the Uuited States, but who, »ending bis minority, is taken by his paient« to a foreign couutry', and there resides for a number of years, but bus not yet reached his majority ? The Statute« of the United States declare that : " AU persons born in the United States sod not subject to any for eign power, excluding Indians not taxed, are declared to be citizens of the United States. •* All children heretofore born or hereafter born out of the limits and jurisdiction of the United States, whose fathom were or may be at the time of their birth citi zens thereof, are declared to be citizens of the United States. Rev. Stat. U. 8., secs. 1992,1993." Thus it is dear that the status of dtizeosbip attaches to the na tive-born American child from the hour of his birth, aud that of this status neither the act of his pa tenta, nor the act of his guardian or tutor, nor hit long continued residence in s foreign country, nor the act of a foreign government, can deprive him until fa« becomes of age according to the laws of bis country, and theo only by hit own cousent, exnreased or implied. The American born child-citizen sent to a German school or university bf authority of hie father can not by hie own wish, while a minor, cease to be an American citizen, or income the citizen of a foreign State. Ho can be divested of his American citizenship only by his owe act of self-expatriation, exer cised after be has attained ma jbrity. The case is not in tbs least al tered if be resides in a foreign country with bis native-born Aroor >mu father even U hie father re nounces his American allegiance and citizenship, expatriates him self aud becomes a willing subject of a foreign sovereign. He may change his own. statns, but he can not change the statns of bis minor American-born child. The latter, when twentr-ono Tnnrs old, may expatriate bimsHt \>y declaration, or action equivalent thereto, but until that time he ia au American citizen iu spite of auy authority, parental or magisterial, and in spite of any wish or act of his own. While a minor, he cao not divest himself ol a property inheritance ; for reasons of immeasurably greater weight he can not renounce the incomparably more valuable birth-right of American citizen ship. If his parents at tho time of his birth in America were naturalized citizens, the ease is not alteted in the slightest particular. He fc an American citizen by birth, and his citizenship con not be tnkeu from him, except by his own will aud consent, after he attains bis ma jority. Whether he is carried abroad by his father io the twen tieth day or the twentieth year of his age, is wholly immaterial. His father may renounce the allegiance which ho solemnly swore to bear to the United States and strive to poison the mind of his minor son against the country and its consti tution, but that son can not cease to be an American citizen other wise than by bis own act after his majority. The father may carry his American-born son to Constan tinople and there become a Mus sulman and a sworn subject of the Sultan, but be can not take from bis boy the boon aud birth-right of American citizenship. A father born in Ameriea, or one naturalized in America, may expatriate himself without let or hindrance from our government, but he can not expatriate his Amer ican-born child. The right of ex patriation is one npon which this government has at all times stren uously insisted, declaring (R. S., sec. 1999), after a solemn pream ble, that " Any declaration, in struction, opinion, order or de cision of any officer of the United States which denies, restricts, im pairs or questions the right of ex patriation is declared inconsistent with the fundamental principles of the Republic." Since, then, the child born iu this Republic, his parents ut the time of his birth being American citizens, native or naturalized, is himself a citizen, and must so re main until his majority, can he not at any time pending his majority, while residing abroad, invoke through bis father, guardian, tu tor, or next friend, the protection of Lis government? Can he be dragged from his school and be forced into the standing army of a foreign country ? Such we understand to be the case of the youth.Steinkauler. He was born in St. Louis in about 1855, his father, a native of Prus sia, being a naturalized citizen of the United States at the time of the child's birth. The boy was a citizen of the United States from the hour of his birth. We hold that there is no moans by which be can be divested of his American citizenship until be is old enough to renounce it He wee taken to Prussia by his father when four years old, being in his onstody and subject to his parental control. His father reuoquced bis own American citizenship, and the son was claimed as a conscript ander the military lows of Prussia. We hold that yonng Steinkauler, being an A 1061 *' 01111 citizen, owes no military service to Prussia, and that bis case is in no respeot dif ferent from that of hundreds of na tive Atnerican boys now in the va rions schools and universities of Prussia. The sets and statns of the father can not affect the citizenship of the equ, which was born with him and will die with him, unless he chooses to renounce it European Fears. The puhlic mind of Europe seems to be in a state of obronio anxiety on the subject of war. A vague dread of the ontbreak of hostilities appears to pervade the whole oontiueut. There is upon the snrfaco no visible symptom of war or of warlike purposes, yet the groat nations are increasing their military and naval supplies, enlarging their navies, provision ing their fortresses, enlisting a cd training soldiers and filling their military chests. If one sovereign visits the capital Of another the hundred tongnes of rumor are busy, and through the press, the mails and the telegraphio wires a thousand surmises are invented and circulated of alliances, coali tions and treaties, usually pre sumed to look towards contem plated war. Every action of the emperors, kings aud oabioet minis ters is closely watched. Every ap pearance of uncommon activity in military preparation is heralded at once to every city on the Eastern hemisphere. The powers are watching each other with eager and keen vigilance. Although the relations of the different States do not seem to be warlike in their present or prospective aspect, a spirit of marked mental distrust signalizes this most peculiar epoch. It is not necessary to say that any cause for war, any reason for entering npon it, or auy motive for provoking it, does not exist. The material interests of all Eu rope seldom néed repose so much as now. Great Britain needs peace for the welfare of her mills, her commerce and her colonies. France needs peace for the sake of her industries and to fully re cover from the efiects of the late costly and most disastrous war. Prussia needs pence because she can not afford the oost of another war, even if again victorious. Aus tria's interest lies in that repose which will leave her present dy nasty intact and her territory un impaired. , In Italy the government is oc cupied with the great works of consolidation and of developing the national resources, and while her warlike king has at his com mand a large and efficient army, well supplied, he will not of his own accord lead them to battle in any offensive war, either as prin cipal or as an ally. The interests of the Roman Catholic Church are averse to war. Those who wield the money power, which stands behind each European throne, often "greater than the throne itself," do not countenance war,, aud can uot fail of being damaged by il - ... V Europe maintains standing ar mies and nattes aggregating six millions of men, who, with ships, forts, armaments and armories, re quire for equipment, subsistence aud arms about one thousand dol lars each per arnum, or a total of $6,000,000,000. These six million of armed idlers pauperize the coun tries which maintaiu them. The general prosperity demands that this military incubus should be re moved or lessened to the utmost possible extent consistent with safety. To get rid of this load is the universal interest of the pro prietary and industrial classes, who ought, therefore, to be profoundly averse to war. It really seems that the com bined interests opposed to war onght to be powerful enough to prevent any ambitious rulers or mischievous ministers or scheming revolutionists from rekindling hos tilities anywhere upon the conti nent. Russia and Great Britain ought jointly to have influence enough to prevent such a catas trophe, an inevitable damage to both wherever it may oocnr. Rus sia, secured upon her western fron tier and in no wise menaced npon the Sooth, seeks to consolidate and develope her conquests end colonies, to bring her heteroge neous populations under one impe rial system, to introduce through out ber nouerons provinces all the wealth-increasing improvements and civilizing inventions of the age, to give to her swarming mil lions all the benefits of uniform laws and of modern enlighten ment, and especially to extend her limits to the Pacific and all along her eastern aud southeastern bor ders. Rossis most be pre-emi nently anxious to have peace maintained among the nations of Western Europe.—[N. O. Bulletin. Nevada ice-dealers are already preparing to doable their prices next summer, upon the ground that the crop will be almoet en tirely ctrien up Hy the grasshoppers. • Fair! Fair 11 Fair» Will be held in Lake Charles, at the Catholic Church, for the benefit of said church, on THURSDAY and FRIDAY evening, August Vt and IS, 1875. Doors open at T o'clock r. m. ALSO A GRAND CONCERT, On SATURDAY evening, August 14, for the same benefit. Doom open at the same hours. In connection with the above, there will be a Balloon Ascension, On SATURDAY Evening, at 5 o'clock v. m. July 22 Notice of Final Tableau. Succession of Lcufroy Landry. In the Pariah Court of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana.—No. — J EAN CASTEX, of said parish, Ad ministrator of said succession of Leufroy Landry, deceased, having filed his final Tableau and account of ad ministration and distiibution of the funds of said succession, with his peti tion praying for the homologation thereof, and the' said Court having ordered notice of such filing to be ad vertised, as required by law ; Public notice is hereby given to all persons interested, that unless written opposition thereto is filed in the office of the Clerk of said Court, at the Court House, in the town of Lake Charles, in said parish, within ten days from this date, (July 22d, 1875,) the said Final Tableau and account will be approved and homologated. ASA RYAN, Clerk. Clerk's office, Lake Charles, La., July 22, 1875. SHERIFF'S SALE, sremiah O'Brien vs. E. Florenville— 3d Justice Court—Parish of Calca sieu— State of Louisiana —No. 4. Î Y virtue of a writ of fieri facias to me directed, from the Hou. 3d Jus ce Court aforesaid, I will offer for sale. \ public auction, to the last and high st bidder, for Cash, at the Courthouse oor of this parish, in the town of Lake harles. La., commencing on SATUR >AY, the 7th day of August, A. D. 1875, ithin legal hours, and continuing from ay to day if necessary, the following escribed property, seized to satisfy ud writ, to wit : One Show Case, containing a lot of ewelry, Combs, Necklaces, Buttons, tc. ; one Show case and Looking Glass ; no Cooking Stove ; one Cupboard ; jur Jars ; nine Tin Cans ; one lot of îerchandize, consisting of Watch keys, [air pins, Buckles, Tapes, Pins, and luttons, etc. One case containing a )t of Thread ; ono case containing a >t of Needles ; one case containing a >t of Binding, Trimming, etc.; one ase containing a lot of Screws, etc., tc. All of which seized to satisfy said rrit in said suit. D. II. LÏONS, Sheriff. Per Allen Gilley, Deputy Sheriff. Sheriff's office, Lake Charles, La., SHERIFF'S SALE. J. B. Csmors & Co. vs. Ernest Floren ville—Parish Court —Parish of Calca sieu—State of Louisiana.—No. 164. B Y virtue of an order to mo directed, from the Hon. the Parish Court aforesaid, I will expose for sale, at pub lie auction, for Cash, at the Courthouse door of this parish, in the town of Lake Charles, La., on SATURDAY, the 7th day of August, A.D. 1875, within legal houM, the following described proper ty, attached in said sait, to wit : * A large lot ol merchandise, consist ing of sundry Dry Goods; Cravats; Shirt Bosoms; Trimming; Collars: La dies' and Misses' Hose; Ladies' and Misses' Gloves; Boys' and Men's half Hose; Hooks and Eyes; Pocket Books; Tape; Binding; Blank Books; Needles; Pins; Pipes; Handkerchiefs; Drawers; Ladies' Hats; Buggy Whips, Shoes and Boots, Hat Racks, Lamp Chimneys, Pooket Cutlery, Axes, Rice Glitter«, Hand Saw*, Chizels, Hinges and Screws, Cart Saddles, Snuff, Concentrated Lye, Can Milk, Locks, Fish Lines, Gimhts, Spurs, Sifters, one small Vice, five fine and five common double barreled Shot Guns, Compasses, Shoe Thread, Bridle Bits, Saddle Riugs, Buckles, Eyelet ma chines, Squares, Saddle-bags, Sachels, Brushes, Martingale, Dippers, Ciroin glM, Curry-combs, Hatchets, Hammers, Augers, Ads, Window Screws, Bar lead. Pepper Stands, Candle Sticks, Boilers Fry Pans, Sugar Dishes, Knives, Forks, Batchers' Cleavers, Grindstones, Shovels, Tongs, Ink, Sand-paper, one Spinning wheel, one Horse, one Iron Safe, Counter-scales, and one large pair Seales, a lot of Planes, Clothes Press, Shingles, Horse Collars, Jars, Pots and Lids, Grab Hooks, Shot Pouches, Am munition, Paper Saoks, Glam-lights, lot of Bricks, eto., etc. All of which attached in said suit. D. H. LYONS, Sheriff. Per Allzm Gilley, Deputy Sheriff. Sheriff's office, Lake Charles, La., July 22, 1878. a JTO» 6, 1876. Mr. Asa Ryan, Clerk 8th District Court for tha Parish of Calcasieu : Sib— You are hereby notified that I will hold a special jury term of the above named Court at Lake Charles, o» the first Monday of September next. You will see that the proper public no tice is given, and you ure directed to draw a jury for said term to be com posed of sixty qualified jurors. JOHN J. MORGAN, Judge 8th Judicial District, La. In compliance witfi the above order, notice is hereby given that there will be a special jury term of the 8th Judi cial District Court, in. Lake Charles, commencing on the first Monday in* September. ASA RYAN. Clerk. Per J. A. Kiiuokb, Deputy Clerk. July 22, 1875 "star hotel. JULIEN RICHARD..... Proprietor. LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA. rpHE ABOVE NAMED HOTEL. X will be kept for the accommodation. of regular and treoiieut Boarder«......No pain« will be spaied on tbe part ot' tbe proprietor to make all wfco «top with bin feel comfortable. A« it i* bia wiib to please all who may fever him with a call, he solicit« a «bare of the public patronage. Livery and Feed Stable, attached. Horse« carefully attended to. febSO LAKE HOUSE, JAMES A. KINDER---- Proprietor,. LAKE GHARLES, LOUISIANA. T HE ABOVE-NAMED HOUSE HAS RE cenllÿ been renovated and put in neat' and complete order. The traveling public will find it a comfortable and pleasant place to stop. A square roeul and a comfortable bed. can be bad at all times of th- day and night. A Bbr is attached to the Hotel, where the best of liqnors nnd cigar* are constantly kept. No pains will be spared by the proprietor to make those patronising the house feel comfortable,, and go away satisfied. A Feed Stable- attached. Horses, carefully attended, to. no20 ly, a-----—A— T. skinner, Liberty......n. c store, Golregfon Skinner & Stone, Cotton Factors AND Wholesale Grocer» Nos. 75 & 76 STRAND, Next door to Texas Banking & Ins. Co. Galveston, Texas. — 00 — g&T Consignments of Cotton, Wooi and Hides Solicited, Oct. 21, '71.-ly.. J. C. PATTERSON, THOMAS CADEN, Galveston. Corpus Christi. Patterson Sf paden^ (Successors to James A. McKee,) COMMISSION MERCHANTS AND DEALERS IN Hides and Wool, Galveston, Texas. CONSIGNMENTS SOLICITED. Bov 7 '74-6m Park, Lynch& Co. .Auctioneers and Gen eral Commission Merchants, STRAND, GALVESTON, TEXAS. Orders for all kinds of Merchandise, filled at lowest prices, with cash iu hand, at2)£ per cent, commission for buying. Prompt attention given to receiving and forwarding. A stock of Corn, Oats, Bran, Hay and Corn Meal always on hand. nov 7 '74-ly L. LEQIERSE. * M. LASKER. LeGIERSE & Co., ■Wholesale Grocers, AND IMPORTERS OF LIQUORS and CIGARS, STRAND, Galveston, Texas* nov 7 *74-17 • THE N. O. BULLETIN, PAGE M. BAKER...............-......EDITOR. A.Journal devoted to tho defence of tha inter •eti and rights of tho eommuuity. THE DAILY BULLETIN I« published Morning and Evening; Yearly subscription in advanao, $12; Hal* Yearly, $*; Quarterly, $3; 6ingl* eojivf, 6 cent».