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We will not save or return reject ed manusripts: Allusions personally disparaging to any one will never be inserted except as advcrtisemeuts nor then, if peculiarly objectiShable. Messrs. F. W. & C. M, Smith, N».13 Saint Charles street, Jfew Orleans, are oar duly an t'aorized Agents to procure subscriptions and advertisements for the Sit.XTI5EL In that city. Coccil Nobs . T hanks .—To Mr. V. Vinson, of the Commercial Express Company, for lato Mobile and New-Orleans papers. T» Mr. R, Offutt, news agent Jackson R. R. for files of Mississippi papers. • To. our young ai)( l obliging friend V. Jloiden, <vf the Thibodaux stage line, for vepeated favors. The troops stationed at this Post, un der their gentleinan'y commander, Capt. t Miller, who for somo time past, to the general satisfaction, acted as Commandant of the Post, left our town on Monday last viously. Though we regret not the leaving of the troop \ on accounfof their no longer being necessary, our citizens will always gratefully remember, the kind and civil manner, with which the officers in com mand, have at all times, in their respective stations and official capacity, d^alt with thorn. Militia .—The proclamation of Gov. "Wells for the reorganization of the militia, and the spirit of the proclamation, will be dnly felt by all good citizens, every one, we are certain, is readj tewnswer the call, and cheerfully cooperate. It is a wise and appropriate step towards the security of our welfare. Their stores, baggago mid train of wagons had preceded them two ortUreo days pre Gciox Academy .—This Institution, un d er a most compotent and select corps of teachers, resumes its operations ou the 30th-, of this month. Now that the oppor tunity is giyen to all, to have their chil dren educated, who will not avail himself of the chance. Many years, to many young bays—5JMV yoiing men almost—have been lo^t for motives they could not help ; the time and the occasion are now at hand, we must profit by it. Rolling has begun .—What romains of conveyances and Horses and mules are beginning to be put in requisition in or der 4o visit the perfumed-places, where Migar is made. Young ladies, lively and gay, under the guidance, of respected and respectable bcavx may be seas on lovely nights speeding towards the almost " obsolete V sugar-house—It has been our fortune, to dip a crust in some of the " old cuite —how swjet we foudd it ! Events .—Most interesting events have taken place amongst us during the week. The military have removed and we have tried again what we could do without props. The compliment due th se on!rusted with the authority is pdid in another part and, we say it hincerely, is well deserved When the last remnants of the United States troops left us last Monday, effec tive means, previously taken by our fictive Mayoç, had already provided the substi tute, for the preservation of order and peace in the community. Tboso honored vith the trust, gladly accepted the duty pf seeing to the security of the town on that first night. Though conscientiously done their task was an easy one ; a more quiet night seldom was witnessed. Not an uttemptat disturbance of any kind, were patrols called upon to quell. We cannot feel otherwise but comfortably secure for the future, by the shdrt experience of the past days—after so many stirring mo ments, these few days of comfortable quiet ness have much elated the feelings of the town and country people. The choice of the Governor, in the selection of our çivil officers, the efficacious and prompt action of the latter, cannot be too much appre ciated. H ydrophobia .—Mr, Peiique Hernan dez, a citizen of this pari oil, diod of this desease, a few miles below Lockport, ten or twelve days ago, bitten two months previously, by bis own dog and in his own yard. - - r , - | traduced upon our soil, a largo supply of > laborers from abroad, of the European as 4 1 » » IMPORTED LABOR, The employment of Coolies as field hands in tlue South, is one of the mooted questions of the day, and the securing of means for the accomplishing that end is dijlogently set forth in tlje light of a ne cessity by agricultural rind political econ omists. Labor being the true wealth to a nation, and the inefficiency of the system, as It exists at present in<the South, tend ing to strengthen every day the convic tions of the people as to the expediency and wisdom of testing the experiment of foreign labor, it is not unlijkely that before the next planting season, we shall see in «t« wark, but they will do so only when well as Asiatic stripe. In some of the West India islands, where Coolie labor has existed for a long while, under the apprenticeship system' hedged in by legislative provisions, it has been found to require amuch smaller out lay of capital than is necessary for the ac quisition of slaves. The coolies are subject ed to a severe regime j»»f work and discipline, though they are said not to etend the cli mate as well and are not as good laborers as the African slaves. They are represent ed as.naturally mild and docile, and saga cious withal, and make good house ser vants. Mr, J. Little Smith, of Mobile, whose letter on Coolie labor we find in a late number of the N. O. Crescent, after fur nishing some very important statistics bearing upon the subject, closes with the following remarks : Whether it be wise to endeavor to in troduce the Chinese, should wq be able to obtain such legislation as will force all men to specifically perform the labor they may contract to do, depends upon the questions whether'these Chinese have a superior adaptability to the particular kind of work to bè donc in this climate, and whether this superiority is so great as to make lip for the inferiority of this race for energy and enterprise, compared with that of ordinary emigrants to this country. My own opinion is, that they would be able to. work the river and swamp lands, which the oaucasian races are not likely they arQ introduced in such number to make this necessary by the force of competition in labor. And the fact that those whose apprenticeship in Cuba has expired, do not willingly continued to la bor in the fields, tends to show this, but it does do so conclusively ; for all the ev idence I have on the subject leads to the conclusion that they are very harshly t eated on the plantations of that island. While we endeavor wisely to increase the number of laborers, let us also strive to increase the produise of such labor as we now have, and to induce the people of the United States in general to allow ns to do so, and to convince them ttat it is most easy to do so, that they have only not to act at all ; that they have only to refrain From doing harm both to them selves and to us ; that they have only to let us provide for the most unrestrained competition of labor and the employment of capital, and that capital and labor will so operate, naturally, and by their own movement, in th« directions most suitable to the individual interests of the capital ists and of the laborers, and most favora ble to the increase of the national wealth. Mr. Pu G alon , a native of Louisiana, who was long engaged m the cultivation of sugar in this State with slave labor, and afterwards in the French Island of Guada ioupe, with freed labor, under the system iriagurated.by the French Revolution «of 1818, favors the N. O. Picayune with some very interesting and valuable intelligence and views relative to the two Systems which be has tried. He testifies that freed labor as at prersent controlled by French legislation and administration lias proved a decided success in Gaudaloupe and the Isle of Bourbon, to which colonies hi-; spe cial observation has bgen limited. In Gua daloupc, the production has been largely increased, wiih the population; the sugar exported amounting to 68.000 hogsheads of 2,000 lbs. each, against 65,000, the lar gest crop raised under the slave system Other products, such as coffee and cocoa which under the old system were, entire ly consumed in the island, are now expor ted in considerable quantities. In. the island of Bourbon, the production has, been more than doubled under the pres ent system. In the British West Indies, where the eflects of emancipation have befffi most disastrous, and the prospects for agricul tural development continue to be very gloomy, they have no ^licli System of free iabor ; nor has the,element of foreign la bor yet been systematically incorporated among thçm. The superior condition of the French West Indies to that of the neighboring British colonies, is accoun ted for by Mr. Du G alon in the two main facts, first of the large introduction of Asiatic laborers which has brought competition to bear upon the naturally in indolépt freed negro, and stimulated his industry and emulation ; and second, the adoption of a rigid police and vagrant sys tem, wMich places the negfo between the alternatives of laboring on the plantations or on the pnbli«.works. For the first description of labor he is well paid and liberally provided for, and allowed a large liberty und many privi Ifges ; for the second his pay is a mere trifle, the labor is very severe and he i$ supjécted to many restraints. This sys tem is practically enforced in a very sim ble manner. The laborers are hired by . ,. „ . the,planter for the season, a regulav roll i is kept of them, the terms of the contract | are distinctly sethforth and understood. ; On every Sunday, an official visits each ; plantation and inspects the weekly report on the sp»t of the operations oil the plan tation. If either party, the planter or the laborer, is.found delinquent, this official determines the questions at issue. If the laborers have failed in any of their duties, the official takes them ' in custody and sends them to work on the public works. If tho planter or manager has violated aily of the rules, he is subjected to severe pen alties. Thus a good understanding, promt justice and a quick settlement of all con troversies is insured. As soon as the sys tem was got well in operation, planting became an easy, and profitable business, and the condition of the negroes vastly improved. They are becoming a happy, qoiiet, fsober and industrious people ; wo much so;ithat the discipline as originally introduced has been greatly rolaxed, and "their condition is as easy, as free and con tented, as that of any laborers iu the word far superior to that of the laborers in the great factories and workshops in Europo and our Northren States. If the production of Coolies into our Southern States could prove an incentive to the freed blacks to compete with'them in labor, that labor to be.based on a regu lative and corrective rystem like that a dopted in tho French Islands, the sooner the Coolie' immigration aets in thither ward, the better. Tho measure is one which commends itself at least to the serious consideration of our legislators, planters and men of bu siness generally. (B. R. Gazette vnb Comet.) TIIANKSmVING'PROCLAMATION. ■1 S tate of L ouisiana, E xecutive D ep' t Another year will soon be numbered with the past^a year though beginning with the cloudlrof Gcd.s wrath hanging o ver us as a nation and a people, bids fair to end with his bow of peace spanning the sky proclaiming his eternal goodness to his creatures. Severe as his rod of chas tisement has been to us—great as our trials and sufferings have been—desolate as is~5ur homes and country from tho rav ages of war, we have cause to thank and praise Him, that the scourge of" fire and sword has passed away, that strife and the shedding of blood by brother's hands no longer rises in judgment against us to His throne. Our exiled sons anddaughters have been permitted to return to their homes. Families long seperated have been reunited, and though many have come to mourn at the loss of some dear cherished member of the household,, the victim of the solvrd or desease, yet even these bleeding hearts have cause to rejoice in the qier cles of a just God* that all were not strick en down, and that they no longer dwell in fear and trembling for the safety of those who were spared. As a religious people recogniziug and acknowledging the prov idence of God in all things, let us all bow in devout and humble praise for His good ness and mercies, ï, J. Madisoa Wells, Governor of the State of Louisiana, do therefore issue this, my proclamation.ap pointing Thursday the seventh d >y of De cember next, 1865, as a day of general thanksgiving and praise. 1 recommend that sus pending all business occupation' the people do assemble in their respective places of worship engaging in such re ligious services as shall mostly e«press the feeling of repentence. obligation and praise we owe to God, that peace, with its heavy face, smile upon the land, and for all the mercies Ho has extended to us as a Nation and people. Let us re member id our charities and prayers, the poor and the outcast. Whilst all our people have suffered more or less and noue of us have too much no give, yet, small as our charities ar(f, they will he welcomed and blessed to thousands of our fellow creatures 9"ho are utterly destitute and helpless, and whose condition appeal to our common humanity for aid and assistance. Given under my hand and seal of the State, at the Executive Department, in the city of New-Orleans, this twenty-first day of November, a. i >. 186?. and of tho independence of tho United States J. M adison W ells. By the Governor: S. wfcotnowski, Secretary of the State. tort anï> Humor. Miss Tompkins says that every unmar ried lady of sisty may consider that she has passed the Cape of Good Hope. A woman may speak»as many tongues as she will, but don't let her do it with too long a one of her own. How do you know that time is money ? Because it is ?o easy to spend and even ing. A Word to the Grils*. Mariage is like money—seem to want it, and you never get it. Upon what " line " have the greatest number of accidents happened? On the C. R. I. N: O. line, What to expect at a hotel. Inn-atten tion. C levf.k B oy .—"Ma," said yonng Hope ful at the breakfast-table. " if a man is Mister, is not a woman Mistery 1" Mamma fainted. Why is "butting off an elephant's head widely different from cutting off any other head ? Bccausc, when yon separate the head from the body, you don't take it from the trunk. T he W rong R oad .—'• Where are you going ?'' said a younggentleman to an el derly one iu a white cravat, whom he over took a few miles from Little Rock. '•I am going to Heaven, my son. I have been traveling towards Heaven eighteen years. Well, god-bye, old fellow ! If you have been travelling towards Heaven _ «eighteen years, and got no nearer to it than Arkan sas - I'M ta k- e another route," Why are fleas liable to attacks of in.sani ty ? Because they generally die cracked. DIUB' Oa'Wedueedhy night, Nov- 21st.. 18G5. at his residence* two miles above Thibodaux, Mr. James-Bilii<Ph^^ jtv ^ pft u l £ ©ffuiaL State of Louisiana. TOWN COUNCIL OF THIBODAUX. The Mayor and Trustees of the town of Thibodaux, met this 10th, day of Nov<em bor 1865. Present:—The Mayor, S. T. Grisamore, Trustees R. D. Jordan, E. G. Robichaux, J. D. Leblanc» H. Hoffman, A. Perrin. Absent :—J. H. Fleetwood. The minutes of the two last meetings were read and approved. On motion of Mr. Jordan, the following preamble and resolution was read and a dopted, to wit ; Whereas a number of persons have al ready paid tho Corporation taxés of 1862, and there are a large number who have not paid the some Be it therefore resolved by the Mayor and Trustees of the town of Thibodaur, That the town Collector proceed forthwith to collect the unpaid taxes of 18f?2, said taxes being rcduccd to two third, by a former Ordi nance. Mr. Hoffman offei^d Ordinance No 3 whioh was adopted article by article. Mr. Jordan offered Ordinance No 4 which was adopted article by article. Mr. Jordan submitted Ordinance No 5. which was readtufticle by article and voted upon as fellows?: Yeas :—H. Hofiman, A. Perrin, E. G. Rdliichaux, R. D. Jordan, J. D. Leblanc. Mr, Perrin offered Ordinance No 6 which was adopted article by artfcle. Mr. Robichaux offered Orüinance No 7 which was adopted article by article. Mr. Hoffman offered Ordinance No 8 which was adopted article by article. Mr. Leblano offered Ordinance No 9 whioh was adopted article by article. On motion, meeting adjourned sloe die. S. T. GRISAMORIV Mayor. * P. E. LORIO, Secretary. GUION ACADEMY. At a called meeting of the Board of Di rectors of Public School, this 10th day of Nnvember 1865. Present :—J.. J. Roman, President, E. W. Blake, E. E. Leblanc, A. Perrin, J. H. Fleetwood. Absent:—R. D.Jordan. The Committee appointed at previous meeting, submitted the following report which was adopted: STATE OF LOUISIANA PARISH OF LAFOURCHE. We the undersigned members of the School Committee appointed by the School Directors of the Guion Academy in and for the town of Thibodaux. Parish of La fourche, to ascertain and report the approx imate amount of probable expenses likely to be incurred for the efficient and suc cessful carrying out of said invaluable Ing stitution, about reopening and resumiuy its scholastic course of studies, do liereb make and return this our detailed uccount and estimate of the forthcoming and requi site outlay as a basis for tho assessment and collection of a corresponding and ad equate school tax and as the ground-work of the needful contract^with the undertaker of the necessary repairs and supplier of the school necssities, to wit : 1st For the Principal teacher and su perintednent one thousand dollars, first assistant five hundred dollars, tecond as sistant five hundred dollars and third assis tant three hundred dollars, making an ag gregate of 2300,00 2d For fifty seats, already made, thirty dollars and seventy seats additional one hundred dollars, aggregate 130,00 3d For îepairs to the delnp idated doors, wiifdows and fire place 40,00 4th For two 150,00 5th Fortuel durind the winter 100,00 6tl> For incidental expenses 180*00 making thus an agregate of 2900,00 All which is respectfully &ubmi f ted and signed, in the town of Thibodaux Novem ber 10th, 1865. ' JOHN It. FLEETWOOD. E. W. BLAKE. JEAN JACQUES ROMAN,,Chairman. The resignation of Miss Julia Grisham, elected second assistant at last meeting, was accepted. On motion duly made and seconded, Miss Alice Grisham was electcd second assis tant, to fill yncanoy. On motion of Mr. Leblanc, it was . Resolved, That tho regular meetings of this Board be held on the last Saturday of every mouth, at 7 o 'clock, p, M. On motion,'Board adjourned s'nt d e. (Signed.) J.J. rqjian , president. p. e. lokio , secretary. HOME COTTAGE. The above desirable property, iecludin^ Bixty arpents of good land, situated "two miles above Thibodaux, will be leased to a goöd tenant. Corn, fodder, potatoes, milch cows pa ilt-y and hogs, can be had with the place if desîreu. Enquire of no'" 2t. J. S. PERKINS. notice; The Police Jury, of the Parish of Lafonrrho at their sittifig pf October Mib 1865, having levied a 'tax of one fourth of ihetaxe# of 180 '. and a license on all Trades,Occupations ami Profes sions, equal to one fourth of that levied by the State laws ot 13ti5. All persons are hereby notified to pay the iame at this office within thirty days from this date. M. BOURG, Sheriff. T'i'bo lauz November, 10th lt?65. N. 0. ^Uucrtiscmcnts F.RIHHf,HO & ESPfil] IMPORTEES AND DEALERS IS ..|S HDSMRY AND FÄNGT fiOl Trimmings, Ribbons, LacesJ EMBROIDERIES, MERCERT, PARFUMERT, Sfc. 45.. CHARTBESSt jy NBW -OR I.R4 A. IV. VERRET. COTTONFACTOM COMMISSION MERCI 1am prepared to mako liberal ca»h advancs ernps and anv articles snipped to œe; I will thankful to my friends, and the public iuge a «bare of their patronage. tttice up stairs, No. 8 Carondelet stredv oc 14 2 m New Or' T. Fitzmliiamy 76 ,CAMP STREET NEW ORLEANS, I.A. Statioocr, Printer and Blank Book Ma HAS ALWAYS "ON HAND a large stock of Paper, Ink, Pens, Enret and Blank Books, which he sells at the] market prices. BLANK BOOKS OF EVERY DESCRI ^®~inade to order ge2-lm Mme VEZmcUE. MILLINERY AND CLOAKS. Bonnets, Ribbons and Flöt 96 Canal Street* NE IT ORLEANS. Prompt attention given to Millioary and making orders BP Any orders may be left at V. San can't 1 Thibodaux, La. ,C. E. BllOCSSAItD. BROUSSARD & FOST1 88. : . .Common Street, i NEW ORLEANS. REAL ESTATE AGENTS, For the Plantations, Town Lots, Prairy and Land». Also for the rent of Plantation^ j®@"*Persons wishing to sell or rent, ; our Agency will furnish us with PlansWT Property ; giving full description of Imj mends, etc., etc. R eferences :—Louis Bush, TUib O. Mélançon, Napoleonville. J S. Scott, D. S, Cage, O, O, T a «*., j Y, T, Egoleston, SCOTT, CAGE Sc CO., COTTOX FACTORS I COMMISSION MER! No. 9 UNION STREET. '41 NEW ORLEANS. GOVERNMENT VOUCH! • —and— - RECEIPTS! Persons holding Receipts, Big«».*», United States Quarter-Masters and'C<M missaries, for property taken for.}' use, will find it to their advanta present theaf in person or by Express to JOHN V. BOG! Late of U. S. Q.-&L _ , - Department Gulf, ) At No.. 46, Carondele| street.. (Up Stairs,) ! New: Orléans, Lia. Refers to sr9-tf —J; M\j. : JnfcN NR &SON, Dr. J. II. Pïîda, Richard H. Au.rs, Ew., Daviö Puan, Esq., «fe Succession cf the lAie CAROLINE BOURGEOIS, de ceased, widow of TERENCE TOUPS, Sr. OTATF. OF LOUISIANA.—Third Judi ^eial District Court i^arieh of Lafour che. "Whereas, Chartes H. Ii. Gtunelienr of *ai<I $a i'it-b, has made application to tîïe Raid Cbnrt fur obtaining the achniiiistratioa of Uie property of' said succession . Therefore, all persois are hereby warned,-^nct notifled to fHe their olyeetion*. if any they bare to the said application, with the Clerk_ of saht Court, at his ofRc" i» the town of ThibaÜHfx,. within ten davp »fter th' 1 first puWcation hereÖtV. or the said apoliesnt will, in doe coarse; ofiaw. be appointed and duly analitied the Administra tor of the said succes«'un. fffÉR &l Wit -new m» hmd nnd the seal of säldt lUBàg wOurt. thiB I4*h d*y of November, A. XL one thousand eight huiidr d- and sixty-five-.' nov 18. Jo?. N icot-as, De^'y Cleik. NOTICE! rplie repairs on the "Guion Academy'* A being almost completed, the School will be opened in said Academy, on Thursday, November 30. 1865^. ' *'■ ^s&-Parent» are requested to bo punctual in sending their children at the commencement, tor the purpose of classing them properly., S. T. G hmamojus , Ji&yor. Rnreessioa If jr. Vi. Tacker «3d Comtafntty. ALL per?oiîH Imvjiig claim* ag uïfe étna Cmmmîtiiî?. nru re ■ mr iraid K» ommmirv. are requested to present t!i* name lo th « undersigned duly anthentiftated, and: all person» indebted thereto, are lierebv Cuatifird (, pay the suine without dfclav. , Lpt'fS EïTSH, Atuiriv ^v of t.toa Oaùâ>', Scar. r<3ç, l 'y , tacs, '