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LAKE CHARLES ECHO.
jTV «KVA» A Proprietors. CO., LAKE CHARLES. LA SATURDAY. ....SEPT. 26. 1676. Agent« for the Kelt«. R. Lebmau.............Uenneiitemi. H. A. Fairchild. R. P Henry---- Y. Maicrtmnil... 0. \V. Fetter.. . 1!. F. Fundier. . <ieo. p. Rowell A Co.. Hon G. AY. Hicharileoi À. W. Oillwpie . Xiblett's Blaff. .......Leesburg ... .Mernienfaaii. _______ Galveston. Johnsons Baron. • Sew York Hngnrtoirn. Grand Cbnier. IIKMOCRATH' TICKET. Fob State Tueasuuer. E A. »C11KE, Of Orleans. Fui: CoNOHBSS—ill I CONGRESSIONAL ,, DISTRICT. JOSEPH H. ACKLEIN, Of Ht. Mary. Fob State Senator tommy Dintwct. BEOBbE 11. WELLS, Of Gikwili. Keiueinber! 1st—Tliat it is tlie settled policy IOtii Sena , , .. , . t • ■ ill tile republican pi»rfy in Louisiana to make no nomination* for office. (except in overwhelmingly repul» lican localities,) but to vote solidly for independent candidate* against the regular democratic nominees. 2dly—That, consequently, in ev ery case where there is a democratic nomination, an opposing independ ent candidate is the candidate of| the republican party. .'idly—That every man who sup ports an independent candidate against the democratic nominee, is supporting the republican parly. | and ojieiily seeking to defeat the democratic party. Geo. H. Wells, Esq., the regular nominee for the State Senate, i . . . . . . making u thorough canvass of tins parish. He is going inund with • , , i- . î the registrar, and speaking at each place of registration. M'oj. ViiiCBtit, list]., and Dr. C. Mnnday, candidates for Rap re seutative, are also stumping the parish ,. ... ... . Mr. Wells will canvass the entire | Senatorial District before tbeelec- j tiou. — — Persons wlio had heard the false that Moss A Riddick were selling coffee at 50 cts. per lb., were surprised when four pounds of choice eoftee was weighed out to them lor one dollar. Our reporter lias failed to give us any information this week as to how registration, the canvass, for State, District and Parish officers, are progressing. Political*—H un. (J. H. Mouton hue been nominated for Senator by the Democratic (lotivolition of the Uth Senatorial District, composed of the parishes of Lafayette. Iberia and St. Martin. Geo. JU. Wells. Esq., of Calcasieu, has been nomin ated as the Democratic candidate for the Senate in the district com posed of tin* parishes of Calcasieu, Cameron. Vermilion and St. Mary. Oar friend Conrad Dehaillou, Esq., is the Dent (erratic nominee for Rep reseututive of the parish of Lafay ette. Excellent selections—all of them.—■< »pelouse* Courier. If there is a business mau on earth, who dou'i believe in adver tising be ought to interview the postmaster of some large city. The a mount of mail matter received by parties who advertise throughout the country is simply astonishing Iu what resjsHjt does a Bishop resemble a fish ? Both live in the F E Ha «keil W H Kirkuniu D H Lyons F Liringstou Jacob Kvnn Temperance Kotes. We publish by request, this week, a list of members of Lake Charles Coun cil TJ. F. T.. who are in good stand ing. There is qnite a list suspended for non-payment of dues, whose names are omitted in this published list, ami who ruav renew their active memlier ships with the Council hv settling their back dues. Members should bear in mind that their suspension does not release them from their obligation to the Council, and that the Council bolds jurisdiction over them until they have withdrawn or been expelled. OFFICERS. T. B Ferren. W. P.. ■f. 1'. Geary. W A., Julien Richard. R. B . Mi«« Moitié J. Gray. A. K. B., Jas] er Daniel. F. B. Airs. Melina Mayo. T. B. O. Bhattnek, Chap. Willie Haskell. Con. Alias Géorgie Livingston, A. Con. Lafayette Daniel, I. B. Edward I. Wells. O. B. Geo. H. Wells. D. G. W. r. UEMItKBS. Tin*- Rudd J W Bryan Rev R I' Fancher W B Cron Pat Fitzgerald Allen Gilley L P Hemmenwäiy J B Kirk man W \Y Keener E .J Lyons John Lawrence J C Leihen UM Maish B D Read Isaac Ryan James Ralph B R Stoddard A Fitzgerald J H Bliattuck John Lindhorn Thos Lefranc Miguel Valverde L O Guidry G W ltvaii E L Riddick B F Bhattnek Jr R C Blown. lie.v P (ralviu Adtert Doh'oertine Augustas Lyons G H Guptill DBA Harmon Chas Horton John McNeeae Edward Von Eve Thos F Hudson Edward Worster. E Hemmeuway | X.ADY JlEMilEBS. Annie Bilbo Maria li Bilbo Mary Bearren Senlironiii Davis Catherine Davis Mary O Guillory Zeide Hudson Ha rail Hilliard Gertrude E Lyons Lydia Lee Irene Lee Fanny E Lee Laven ia Moss Mariah L Ryau Celestia Bloaue Loll la Ida Bapp Sarah Birattnck Jane Scalier Elieu A Wells Hannah Woodman Mary Kirkmau Ellen B Stanton Maggie Woodman Aroaudana Lyons Medora Lyons Drozina Hebert Addle Hortan Marv Thomas Amelia Moss Oo avia Guillory Delia K Bryali lila Build M D Crow Drncilln Daniel E F Dad î Sarah J Ferrell Martha Foster M J Ford Mary E Deputy 1. Hilliard Mary A Hayes E Hansen K A Kirkruan Mary M<«*s E 15 livnn Martha Stoddard E C Wells Elisha Ralph Hulda Bhattnek ivter Williams Mary Hemmenway Tclisnm Clement Marv Haves Anna Koim Margaret E Daniel J C Mnnday Busan McNeese E M Clement J.jiÔ.ÎSiT' SVJSS*-* Angelina Von Eye. " OMAN H Love. —A mau, who hud struggled with a malignant | di*e««e t approached tlmt crisis in j its stage on which his life seemed to depend. Sleep, uninterrupted , sleep, might insure lit« recovery. : His anxious wife, scarcely dariug to breathe, was sitting by his bed; her servants, exhausted by cou ' slant watching, had all left lier, it was past midnight; a door was left open for air; she heard, in the still ness of the night, u window open below stairs, and soon after ap proaching footsteps A moment more aud a mau with his face dis guised entered the room. She in stantly 8 «w her husband s danger, and anticipating the desigo of the unwelcome intruder, she pointed to her husband, and pressing her linger upon lier lips to implore si lence, held out to the robber her purse aud lier keys. Tc her great su» prise lie took neither. Whether he was terrified or charmed by the courage of her affection cannot be known. He left the room, and, without robbing a house sanctified by such strength of uffection, he departed. Ike, reading the morning paper: Many towns and villages in Louis iaua and Mississippi have quaran tined the mails. Mrs. Partingtou— Bukes alive! Quarantined the males ! And what aie the }*oor girls to do for lius hands I That's wlmt comes of Hayes' removal of the troops!—N. U. Times. A German in Sew York being asked bow much sour-krout he had put up for winter use, replied : "J'se not got much, little more as ton barrels, sliest for sickness." [Communicated.] Education. Me. Editor —It hardly becomes one, with limited capacity, to even give hints upon a subject material ly involving the interests of bis as sociates; and nmre especially in a community like this, where mo much awaits to he done to enhance hii iuterest deeply needing the undi vided co-operation of the entire vicinity. Aud while the writer could uot, for once, claim any par ticipation iu devising tile means liv which litis vital interest should be introduced and carried ont; he i can onIv apologize for this by af firming hi- wan of motives, other than those indwelling principles winch, of all others, need the great est development in the heart of ; every one—the educational and moral training of youth. Tlie town of Lake Charles stands eminently commendable in lier at tributes of benevolence, not only in what site lias done, but in that magnanimous disposition in which bet individual applicability stands pre-eminently incomparable. Tins may appear little overstrained, but my conscience is clear iu demon strating it. Kiur, Mi. Editor, my very pur pose in tins, is for yon, through your columns, to devise or solicit able suggestions on this important subject; that it be prominently brought before the people; that hearty action la* taken to swell to sufficiency tlmt manifestation ne ces-arv to complete the work with credit to the people and community. While I fain would make many suggestions on tlie subject, I tor bear, by only attempting to inti mate what is needed, that those who should, lake up the matter with zeal, could move it ou with success. We need a structure upon the principle of au Academy—credita ble to our town and parish. We want an academy capacitated tc establish facilities to compete with the progress of years to come. We must uot answer, too poor; the present state of culture don't re quire it, etc ; but now is the time— Ucii't wait for better; the change from these to those wished for will be scaicely perceptible, and still as will be at the hard place ot be ginning. The question may be asked, who will coutiibnte to af; this? The question is not u fair one, as it is your duty to contribute what you cun, aud others will do the same. Tuis is all that cau be expected from anv one. Many are complaining about the state of society lieve; that there is no care taken to promote the wel fare of the ri-nug generation. Why is this? Simply because they have never consulted the real lessons, but spent all their time iu tryiug to deduct the cause from concom itant presentations. They say h T emperance lags; they complain of a Sabbath School, though it't: Superintendent battles on with un subdued energy and hope. They complain of a depraved condition of Christian association—they euen my we are dead for tlie wuut of energy. I deny it! We are not dead ! We aie only sleeping. Let us shake off the fetters of this leth argy, and bring ourselves to a re alization of facts auteeedeut to tlie present state of presentations—the education aud refinement of our children—the ornaments to that intuitive degree ol understanding which is indispensably requisite to the propagation of the mural aud civil developments in any commu nity. Let us begin at the root, and this with all the mind we possess. Let us dwell there witli our nour ishing balm, never faltering in our applications, afld ere tlie course of life shall cease we will find, to our comfort and solace, brunches glow ing and spreading, in gruud pro fusion, to protect our gray hairs, the attendants of many trials, from the scorching aud consuming ele ments of igmituuce aud depravity. Without due careiu fostering these inestimable privileges to ourselves and our posterity, all must be lost, and we shall behold, too late, the sad demolition of our once buoy ant aud foud anticipations. ---------------------------A Subscriber. No prudent man will umrry a gir who 'bangs' her hair. The woman who bangs her hah* will most likely bang her husband. THE RETREAT. - i Yeknox Farish. La., I Aug. 31, 18i8. * Fellow -Citizens— 1 am aware that some of my old friends have expressed a desire to sin* me again a candidate for the Legislature. and although proud ot the coot) j deuce and respect ot my friends. J iwl it to he « duty I owe to my Men. and to them to say once for all that j J have long since determined never j again to Is* a eaudidatetoi am office. 1 am now iu my did year, and am fully resolved to spend m> few remaining days peaceably and j quietly at home. 1 have been a democrat till nt.\ life, and I believe the great Itinda ^ mental principles of the democratic parry as founded by Jefferson, und practiced by Madison, Monroe, Jackson, and others, are based on the everlasting principles of truth and justice, and will live forever. Hence it is not strange that 1 , ,ii. lege, and volunteer a little adv ice tn iny fellow-citizens ot the pariah. I will not be charged with writing in a dictatorial spirit or from seltisli motives. Then let me urge every voter lit A ernon to earetullv read ami sent tinizc the plattiirni adopted at Raton Rouge. August otn, b\ the should teel an abiding iuterest 111 the success of the oeniocratie party. I trust in thus formally bidding adieu to political life, it I should in dulge a little in an old mail's privi Democratic Conservative party. It dims seem to me sufficiently com prehensive and broad for even democrat (indeed I might say even patriotic lover of liis Btate) to stand on and defend. The Greenback party make a great ado about a greenback cur rency. They seem to imagine they know more about finance and its workings than any man living or death Nov the only difference be tween their platform and ours, as J understand it on that^subject, is this : They are in fa vor of issuing any amount of greenbacks without even the promise of redemption, and make them a legal tender in all manner of indebtedness, Na tional, State or private. Now J ask. if it promises to pay B *100 in gold, what right has Congress, the Btate, or any other law-making power, to interpose and say that J! shall take it in greenbacks, even if they were at pur, much less if they wen* at a depreciated standaid ol j value! And as to tin* issuing of paper money without making any pro vision for its redemption, it seems to me to be too absurd for argu ment. It would be turning a new leaf in the financial concerns ot the world. It would be an experiment that would eertainlv end in mis fortune. Why. fellow-citizens. J feel that I can say without the fear of suc cessful contradiction, that no na tion, state or corporation ever did issue a paper dollar without making some provision for its redemption. The old Continental money of our j revolutionary fathers had its origin ; m the necessities of the times, and was issued on the faith ot the Ee public, but it was based on no capital, and at the close of the war the nation was bankrupt, aud the money to the amount of over three hundred millions of dollars was only worth the paper on which it was printed. The Confederate moiayv had a similar origin, and w as based on the faith of the Con ! : 1 i , I federac,v, but the < 'oniedemvv failed to establish itself, and the money fell stilllMiru, aud was utterly worth less. And the greenback party may fill the land with an irredeem able greenback currency ; their notes may tioat through the air like the leaves of autumn, but sooner or later they will find their level, and fall dishonored and despised at the feet of an indignant, oppressed and ruined people. J tell you, gentle men, if ever such an irredeemable .. nirreney should unfortunately be made the circulating medium of ! this country, those who live to see ! it* end will find it* only effect will have lieen to enriclt the riel, at the exjiense of the poor, hard working j yeomanry of the laud. ! J Claim to lie one of that class, | and I say the history of banks and banking the world over, at all age* ot the world, ha* showu their effect* to have beeu to enrich the rich at the expense of the poor. Bunks and hank paper have always been, and perhaps always will be, neces sary for the commercial world, hut the jasirei- classes, for all ordinary transactions, vvant a gold and silv ei 1 currency ; aud I regret that j «"•*« "'"IM™ of « 1 » «ouut.-,v i, not in a situation to warrant the 1 adoption of prompt measures to effect that object, which could K so easily done by making it i»enu) to issue any bank note of a less de. nomination than five dollars. i> 1Jf m ti, a t nee ms to Is* impracticable at Giis time, I say as we must ), avi . j, a j, er money as a circulating i,„. <ijinn. in the name of all tlmt is j. lHt al ,d sacred let us have some sin«, or H ec,iirrtv tor itn miomption. y ou will sec that our platform i* j,, f a vol - n f making greenback« -, j ef r a [ tender for all indebtedness i ul fioiml, state or otherwise, wh,.., q can be done according to lau not that sufficient! Gan any honest party ask more! And if yiiey do, it seems to me it vonlii (M , nK > with u bad grace from am } IolieH t, law-abiding community r j'],,, v pi atc largely about the cm ruption of the two old parties, 1 ask what corruption ! The demo oratic party lias not been in p„ Wei . for eighteen years; and they make no complaint of its corruptmii In fo re the war. Why, then, elmi*"e corruption on tlie democratic party! It is true the democrats had a ma jority in the lower house in gress at its last session, and it dm*« ,^»111 to me that they passed every re f orm measure that any rcasmi ma „ ,., m id have expected and jf rll ,, v lail( . d t)l p, h WUK the fault of the Radical Kennte and rl ,e Radical J'resident. Tl.ev reim*. H(!1 q gmernment urging i i, U i,hi*u]itey, ami the people .suffk j n „. y,,,- t la* necessaries of life, m (JJ1 g (( , wall. They know the 'nul . aud we know it is too true, but whelms brought this on 11 *! it seem« to me that every honest man in Amer ica must admit that the nuiiriil party is responsible for it. And now let me ask who stund« at the head, and wlm are the get tors up of this immaculate green back party, who arrogate to them selves all the timincial wisdom and political integrity of the.land! J least Butler, the spoon thief, and w omen insulter, Wendell Phil bps. one of the bitterest enemies the South ever had. and old Tome roy. who stands a head aud shoul ders over any man in the United Btntes as a disorganize!:, a matt who worked harder und perhuj»« did more to divide and defeat the democratic party at the last presi dential election than any until liv ing. Can you trust such men! Will you work in the harness nitli such men in tin* lead! I trust not. Those men see the handwriting retmi( , lllll(mt aud reform as tiny ,, t Fw . hrt ,,. s they did aat ; tat m»,w that tlmv it ical party is doomed to an ingle rions defeat in JB6(|. unless they can divid»* and distract ns. They know they can not meet the gal lant old democracy face tn face in a fair ope» fight : hence their resort to trickery, fraud and deception. Will we permit ourselves to 1«' their dupes! Let us jvmenibei flic warning voice of the fat her ot hi* country iu his farewell address, " United we stand, divided fall." They say that our last Legisla tin*«* was democratic, and tlmt the) did not do as much in the interest official figures show that they (bleed the tax on the people «1 tin* Btate about three hundred thou sand dollars at their last sessinu think that was doing pretty »well for one year. Let us try them again. Then, in conclusion, fellow ri 1 zens, let me entreat you to run) around our old democratic Imimei, 1 let us stand united, shoulder to, shoulder, on the noble platform <> I our Btate, and light for the oui time-honored principle* of the deni oeratic party, and my ward tut 1 victory will lie sure to l wm! J' 'Tj our banner, ami posterity will uk*'I their patriotic fathers for bee 111 *- j them from the embraces and don f ination of one of the most ouWBW unprincipled aud thiev ing l*' rtt *| that ever disgraced this or other Btate. .. wB Remember that men ami tint s j may rise and fall, but principles* 1 T* v "** "Î* et £ Ua1 ' W1 -°' ,r wnoorB c then thav tT * JuÂ ihe U ^ St,n - 1 h *™ voted . llbo «t; ooluf 'e ticket for fifty years w •cratch or a blur, and I ^ , bee to vote it in I860 ; aud it confidently hope to see that glou old time-honored party in lull ?......"(------. „ Iuuß „age 1 ""** b< ' nbIe 40 1,1 ® tlmf ' mniw " lt patriot and *°— A'*drew ■Jmiks.m, '*1 leave my "'"'"""ÄÄLito,,. JOHN R Sion of every department of fkà d J ernment. ; and I trust wbeu I a**' moned (which I soon must be) h» bourne from which no traveler r®* 1 *