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;A IrºI!KAy, M.AR 24 1900.
JDemocratic State Ticket.
W. W. HEARD,
FOR LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR
OF ST. BERNARD.
FOR SECRRTARY OF STATE
JOHN T. )IICHEL,
W. S. FRAZKE,
OF ST. LANDRY.
LEDOUX E. SMITH,
FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL
FOR SUPT. OF PUBLIC EDUCATION
J. V. CALHOUN,
Democratic Judicial Ticket.
Fox JUDGE or 20TH, DISTRICT.
L. P. CAILLOUET, of Lafourebe.
FoR DIsmircT ATToRNEY, SAYE DisT
W. P. MARTIN, of Lafourche.
FOR SENATORS 10TH SENATORIAT. DIST
W. H. PRICE, of Latourcihe.
,. J. BONVILLAIN, of Terietonne
Democratic Parish Ticket.
Fol ':ERK OP COURT.
CIIHARLES J. BARKER.
DR A. J. PRICE.
Democratic Ward Ticket.
Foa POLuIc JOnuaso.--Ward I, J.
L. Bauset, Ward 2, J. L. Aucoin,
Ward 3, Charles J. Ouedry, Ward 4,
J. P. Bourg, Ward 5, E. U. Morvant.
Ward 6, Loavinyg odrigue, Ward 7,
J,. Alcide Chauvio, Ward 8, R. M.
Hatcher, Ward 9, James Moran,
Ward 10, F. P. Parra.
FoR JcsTtCS or rTH PAcE,
Ward 1, A. E. Hoffmann, Ward 2.
C. A. Engerran aul Osear L. Caro,
Ward 3, E. P. B ruanr, Ward 4, E.
P. Deluane, Ward 5, J. B. Bourgeois,
Ward 6, Joseph Meyer, Ward 7. H.
L. Youngs, Jr., Wanrd 8, Marcellin
Bourgeota, Ward 9, John Lyall, Sr,
Ward 10, Auguste Cretini.
FOR CONSTABLEs,-Ward 1, Charles
Br:aud,. Ward 2, Adrien Roger, Max.
flupre. Ward 3. Jon. D. Bernard.
Ward 4, Clement HIargia, Ward 5, I.
L. Laperoase, Ward 6, John L.
RIodrigne, :,rdl 7. Robert L Askew,
W'rd 8, ttuel White, Ward 9. .John
Lyall, Jr., Ward 10, Joseph RCmout
Platformn eFuion Bpublieas.
Writing to the Picayune under
slate of the 17th instant, Mr. 1. E.
Thomas, a well known attorney of
Shr eveport. holds up in holl relief
the ridlietons attitude of the fasiop
isis. He rsays :
"Having crefully read the speech.
e4 of the fusion Repul:licans :,t :ll of
their rallies up to date. I have draft
ed whst I consider a frir specimen of
the pilatform upon which they are
a.king for public favor. Wil you
please publih the platform, that
,others may judge how far wrong it
many be from the claims as put forth
ia the opposition ?
Tht Itepluldican and people's pirty.
I claoventiois assembled, ompose I
,f Don C'airer., Jr., a!one, whom we
l.ecla'e to bc iafaliblte and capable
,f enunciating our declaration tof
urincaiple. d. hitereby adopt ~re fol
lowing platform :
We believe In tbe single gold
st:anlLardl resta the *.ilvation of our
'm"anou ctapolry, which piart of our
iaatforn is for the h..b:ad ,af our ticket
')n I fur all ottcel who tt.uk Is he
Wild C(herry rnd Ir
C*: es C·rrhs. CGld;,s,
Astier;. Cr *', Tthrc t 2d a
j Sc. Sc:ac. L3rge E Atte $".W"
F.1 drugstt? ar.I relm-c.e .e: .!3
We le:ieveQ in the free and nnlimit
,'d coina:tg of si,Lr :at the ratio of 16
t , I without waitgfir for the consent
of any other n:ati n. This pl:eak is
for our Lieutenant Governor Shol'rs
and our I,o; uii4t alherients.
WeV favor the re-election of Wm.
McKinley, because Judge Wyly, our
candlidate for attorney general. dtsires
it. and ma:y be some of our Republi
We favor the election of Wm. J.
Bryan, incau-e Prof. O B. Staples,
our enndidat," for asoerintendent of
public educationl, expects to vote for
him next Nosember, and there may
We favor a sugar boiunty, becanse
C. Taylor Cade, our naval hero, Paul
Jo,,es, d,.sires it ; and we al-o believe
in a tariff for revenue onlly, because
Deshotels and our populist friaunds
We deman.l that the "ins' get out
and let us get in.
We demand such leI latlon on the
election question as will prevent the
people voting the Democratic ticket
and keeping us out of office.
We demand that we be permitted
to have the election minahinery of the
state of Loit-iana turn-.c over to us,
because we wall pass all laws necessa
ry to enab!e the ieoiple to c:aint us
out (to bie take.n urnm grano salis).
We demand that Governor Foster
be retired' to, ipr;vate life, and that W.
W. Heard be relegastd to the shades
of oblivion; that otur father which
art from St. Malsy mtay again go to
the United States senate, and( our son
may ascendl to the capital at Baton
We condemn hbe elhction of Gouver
nor Foster in 1896t. hecause my
father and I hc!ped to' do it, and we
are now sorry for it.
We condemn (;overnor Foster ~s a
Persian satrap, because sorue of our
nominees a ,pli.'d to him for ,appoint.
went to so,ft jots. ,atd he failed to
see their slAl.d:d c;ualifi ations to
suck the pial,!ic tent.
We hereb decl!are to tit. people
that if the, wail elect us we shall
stay in as lag as we a.n, and keep
the other fellows out till docluasday, if
.,'i now, invoking the aidt of our
Ipatrons saints, IHenry Clay Warruoth,
P. F. Herwig and Chats Bourgeois to
stand by us in thei hour of our ilis
tiess, we call upon all who can sub
scribe to any plank of this platform
to assist us in our endea:vors to carry
the same into cffect, reserving (men.
tally) the right to object to any part
of same (after the el.ectiu) that may
The foregoring is am eicelleut pi.
traiture of tl e idtceuious flgure which
the Caffery aggregation of political
non tdescripts out before the public.
The only gnder as, that these delud
ed individuals seem anconscious of
the ludicrous ro'e they are l)layiug.
When considering their antic., one
would fain Sclnlal 'What uools we
mortils be I"
llecttos Law an Impvoement m
the Old Oae.
Hen. C. P. Fenner j:l his Alexan
dria speech this touched on the
election law :
a.The second count of the indict
ment is like unto th. first. If there
hae defects in the prasnt election and
registration laws, in the opiniion of
any Democrat. I aailmiit that ahere is
to be foundl within the ranks of the
Demoeratlo party enough of political
intelligence and virtue to acc-mplishl
any needed amnnlments. But, my
frteuds, what of truth is thereC in the
charges which, with the eager exrag
gerations, always the charact'ristic
of the apostate, oar frlieule, the
senior senator and his sot., level
against the pr.set:t electi.'u laws' ?
If, as one of the accused. I may be
permited to speak a wordl in mny own
behalf, let me say that the charge
THE PRESENT ELECTION LAW
of the state was fram'-d' in a up;rit of
servile obedience to any one mnan in
the state, or in furtheran-r e of any
eonspiracy, "s'atnoc" or otheRwise,
against the hlbertieu of the peop;e of
the state, iq utterly, abso utlv fa'.e.
That law was frama d in 1896 by a
enmmitte raf , Ive Democrats, of
which, I venture to say, slth,,ugh I
was a memher of it, that it was cornm
posed of men every whit as honaea
and every wh:t as id-leual,.nt as
either Senator 'C:.tfry or h~s sot, I
do not ciehm that ih- law as perfect;
I should be la'kang mu fraik:ie-s if I
did not admit that in omei respets I
should like to se it amen led ; balt,
sirs,. I do claim, ast admitt,:l of record
by Mr. Shoe rs, tLe Repubali.au can.
didate for lieutenant governor, that
th.. law is a vast iwlmrovemeut upon
aSy other election law we ever had
in this state, and I do assert th it in
it· final shapec it was the hpnest
expression of.4 patriotic in' ,oNse on:
the part of the cunlmitte c rof 1) mnoe
Crats who were its aRlrIotl, i.' -eere:
fur this state the leissing of a free
and indlependent ha!lot and absole.
ly fair count. 'Now, ties, h .t,- we
attained that oblject ? It is true
that there has be.en no general : c.
tion since the passage ofh, I,i, si,
tInt it cannot he said tiº hI-v., ha I
full and final lest ; but nunmerouis
Ixa-at l entd econgres:sional elections hive
been ;;trdutted tl under it. prov is, s.e .
notall .' tie fierce municilpal contest
in New 4Irle.anc in Novemb,,r i:,st,
and no enmpihint as to Its fuir and
equit:rble wliking wi.s he.ardi fr','
airy quarter until this e(awpaig, of
vituperation and -anuse began. This
law was paisseul, as 1 have said, in
1896. No compl,:nt of it was heard
at the session of 1898 (In ih. .e,,n
tray. the evidences- of satisfact.lie,
with it were uniform and universa'.
No attempt was. therefore. made to
amend it excelpt in th. for ma.: larti
culars r. quired by the constitutirn of
1898. As I have sai bf,,re. I du,
not claim tht the law is perfect
The limitations of huma,, jaudgmenrt
and foresight are s'wh :hat the pas
sage of this election law should have
been tmale or.e of the prominent
issues of this campaign is a strikieng
evidence of the p:aucily of the en
emy's campaign ammunitlote."
Mr. Oscar Angellez. of Lafrrche,
is the Demo ratic nominee in th. t
parish fr Representative, son of Mr.
P. Angelloz, merchant of our town.
Oscar sen'Is its his photogr:,t.h, and
says hi expects to land. We tºwllhve
lie is yet a mmter of our Amerncan
2 H & L. Company.--Morgan City
Anid he is sure to land, j.et as the
whole Democratic ticket wid land in
The president says that everyone
is against imperitdiam. Trne en
ongh I Everyone in this country is
against what he considiers rnplrral.
ism. The question is one of de-finn
tion. The Presi:lent does not consi.l
er it imperialism to hold severarl mil.
lions of people as subjects, governed
by an alien peop!e, without represen'
tation, and given only such rights as
Congre -s may see fit to bestow on
them. If he di0. he, would be oppos
ed to it himself. But other people
do consider this sort of things th.
rankest imperialism and they wouldl
like 11r. McKinley to tell theen just
what he dloes rndrstanid by the word
In his spleecth at Lake Charles last
Monday Don Caff.try Jr., sail:
,"That nrewy made Congre.ss'nan from
New Iberia (rf. ring to It. F. Brous.
sard) whio owce his political success
in this State to C. Taylor Cade, tcoies
belfore you and denounc .- this mian
whose valor was a stepping stoner to
enable him to, rise into p,,wer." Ad
mitllng c.erh to be a fact to wh,,m
does Don Catf ,ry, Sr.. owe his ipolI1ti
xl n'c:-ess in this State ? Who r- he
anrltl,esed to be representing in the
Unitedl States I'-!te" today ? IlHow
is he doing it-by fightin.g them on
stump of the State, denouncing the
Democratic p,arty of Louisiana aind
eu:eportug a Republcan-.l'opuist
ticket.--Shrevelu t Progress.
That's a centre shot. The soi
aimed it at Congres-man Hrousard
but it rccotbeted and struck the iliu-.
The campaign goes merrily on and
the -opponeots of Fenateri-m"'-the
greatest imaginary imonstrosity of
this fn de stcle-are still indulustri
ounisy engaged in the holy wrk if
traducing the Deraxratec leaders and
charging the party with all manner
of mine of emission ant commlssion.
The banrld of patriots, with their self
imposed task of rescuing the State
,rmar De.mrratic rule and the pros
perity and advancement causeqluent
to it, are pawing the air and infldcwt
ng the pieople with their pitiable
whines and wails andti poaily disgris.
ed hunger for the emolu.nents of
off.,.- ivery sane man in the State
appreciatts the raison dl.etre et this
IPolitical organization of disg utntled
politicians and will assist in giving
it its quietus al the lproper time.
The peop!e of Louisiana will not be
deceived; they will not accept as
gospel truth the wild, unfounded arl
malicious charges that the enemies of
Democrae-y are making to overthrow
the party and place themselves in
power. Argument. paoof, faicts andi
figures are what the people demand
anti when they are convinced by these
tlhat the Democratie party is unwor
thy of suplport and resting with cor
rupting influences a.,i threateninog
the State with retrot-ession and ruin.
they will reludrliateit. Not be f.re.
Dernoer.cy's plst is the best assur.
anrce of its cont:oued success in fu
ture.-St Bersard I'oice
&dv sing Disnoniety.
We learn th:t some of the combine
charrrirs are telling the people who
particileteer li the Democratic prim.
aries that they are not bound to vote
h-r the ticket nominated ; that they
are at lihberty to violate their pledge
made at the ballot Ibx to Support
the neninpees, o'nI they can now go
with their conmeern because, fersooth,
there was fraud tecr',etrated in the
W'l.en a po'iticl party resorts to,
arl.isir dishonesty aul treacherv,
andi to onck it hy deiberately iyirg,
it can truly Ibe said that it is in the
throes of rapidiv approaching dissol.
Utron; thet it's groggy and about to,
give up the ghost.
Those who voted in the recent
primaries are In honor bound to sup.
The Kind You Have Always Bought, and which has been
in u~w for over 30 years, has borne the signature of
A p.and has been made under his per
((~'Lsonal supervision since its infancy.
" Allow no one to deceive you in this.
All Counterfeits, Imitations and Substitutes are but Ex
periments that trifle with and endanger the health of
Infhats and Children-Experience against Experiment.
What is CASTORIA
-(astoria is a substitute for Castor 011, Paregorie, Drops
and Soothing Syrups. It Is Harmless and Pleasant. It
contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other Narcotie
substance. Its age is its guarantee. It destroys Worms
and allays Feverishness. It cures Diarrhoea and Wind
Colic. It relieves Teething Troubles, cares Constipation
and Flatulency. It assimilates the Food, regulates the
Stomach and Bowels, giving healthy and natural sleep.
The Children's Panacea-The Mother's Friend.
CENUINE CASTORIA ALWAYS
Bears the Signature of
The Kind You Have Always Bought
In Use For Over 30 Years.
..gotto eu.aNV. y wmuV r. fCY. Nmew o.ns.
port its nominees. When they went
up to the ballot box they pledged
themselves, up. n their bonor, to
support the men nominated-and
that pledge is lust as binding and ns
attered as wh -n y'ou pers',onaiy tell a
loan that yon will vote and work for
him. It is an obligation, as inviola.
ie as ally obfigitt4io-an obligation
that (can not Ie broken except for
some gr:ave r;,ason; and to c, unil
others to violate that obligation is
jiu.t :as contc;teptiib e and hishonest -
St La.dry Clr rlou.
It would thus appear th:at the
"combilue chatrmets"' are pursuing
e.vervwhcre the same dishonsrable
- ASIINU TON II;TTEIi.
;Frm our reqularCorrespondent. )
WasIiS(oITO, 1AIL 16, 1900.
\1r. 1,.Kinley's alleged tender to
England of th-, god ,lt'ics of this
government towards briugi ig about
iptace between England and thi two,
So'uth African repuhlli-s which En
glknd is t-lowly but surely crushing
out of existen.te was nothing more
thtli the attemlpt of a frightened
politician to hamlbooz!e the voters
of this country who have been open
ly expressing symphathy tor the
fight Lor life that the cetizeus of
those ieiub'!ics art making In fact.
there has been no tender of the good
otllees of this government. All that
was done was to forward a cablegram
from the presidents of the South
African republics to the English
government,through the U. S. Embas
sy in London. There was no word
of comment from this government
although Mr. McKinley knows that
the right sort of a message from him
would result in saving ths existence
of those republics. The message
from the South African government
was not even dignified by being pre.
settenl by the U. S. Ambassador to
Englan I. that official being off on a
p;easure jaunt; it was presented by
one of his secretaries. It was be
cause of the bad showing that would
have hbeni made that Mr. McKinley
took advantage of his right and refus.
ed tit furnish the senate with copies of
all c. :esponldence witll Great Britain
and the South Africin republics,
wh.h were asked for bty the resolu
ti.on offered by Senator Allen and
After wrangling and fighting for
nearly a week and behling two cau
cuses the republican Senators have
patched tilu a sort of agreement on
the Porto Rico bill. A bill appro
priating $2,000,000 for the immediate
relief of the Porto Ricans is to be
passed at once, and the debate upon
the old bill is to be continued inlte
finitely. Senator Davis stated in
caueus that if the republicans did not
give Porto Rieo free trade Mr.
McKinley would lose the electorat
vcte of Minnescts, andI 8 n-lto,.
Beveri-Ige made a similar statemen:
as to I,.diaa.
Representative Sulzer, of New York,
believes that the various storim.s of
comllaitts of American citizens resi
dent in the T.anuvaal Republic of
the treatment of them-elves and
other foreigners are fak-s circulated
to stop the increase of Bo.-r symp
athy in this country, and to prove
his lmeief to be correct he has offered
a reo'ution in the House calling on
the State Depsrtment for copies of
all letters nrcived from citizeos of
the IT. S. resident in theim 8outh Afri
can Repub'ic from January 1, 1892
to the prosee.t t;ne
llavgu got thleir gold standard
bill b yond the reach of those repuh
lican Seator who still claim to be
hi metallists, tle republicans were
very frank ifdr ackndledging the
effect the new law will have. For
instance, Representative Overstreet,
who was in charge of the bill when
4 I: LL' J. BR.W IUD,
COlt. M.\IN & ST-PHILIP STS.,
l'aibbedaws - - - Lee
(Opposite iDansereau's Drug Sore.)
XM il Orers (Promptly FiSI
it fi:ally passed the House, said, in
r,.t'ly to a qurstion of Representative
Wil;.urm-, of Ill., as to whether the
cl:use of the law mtaking bonds paya
ble in gold wonld prevent their being
paid in silver, if international bime
tallisum should in the future be secur.
gld : "The bon-Is could only be paid
in gold. This bill holds out not the
slightest hope of international bime
talsism under present conditions. I
say frank y that this bill will make
it practically and absolutely impossi.
ble ever to have international bime
ta-liism at the rates of 16 to I."
IThat fully exposes the hypocrisy of
those republica: Senators who stated
whet it was before the Senate that
the bill contained nothing that would
stand in the way of international
Senator Bdtler, of N. C., found it
necessary while making a personal
statement refnting the allegations
th.mt he was not in faior of the free
coinag,, of silves at a ratio of 16 to
1, to call Senator Aldrich. of R I..
a liar his exat words being, "'ih.
Senator from It. I. me.ken a state
ment tha.t is not true " At the sam..
time Senat)r Alien, of Nebr, mad.- a
statement concerning the numerous
stories about his haviig lost faith in
free coinage, in which he sail : '"1
onw want to r'epeat and I wa:nt thei
Public Printer to, put it in black type
so that it. m-m asraid as a wprmanent I
reeori of my po.aition, that I am a
firm believer, as I hive always been,
in the free snd unlimited coinage of
silver at the ratio of 16 to 1 by this
country alone and of not waiting for
its adoption by any other country."
The Dcmo cratic Uongressional cam
paign Cuommette- hia opened h-al
quarters and startet the work of the
campaign S:-cretary K-.rr, who is in
charge, says thn- pro-ipect for electing
a ilemocrati.- Illuse is becoming
brighter every d ry and the same thing
has been publicly said by prominent
It was perf :etly fitting that Mr.
McKinley sho)i:d give the go d pen
which Representative OU'ertrest
bought for him to use in s;gnuiig the
gold standard bill to Mr. H. I. Han
na, of Iudianapolis, who was the
head of the bauk.ers lobby which
pushed the gull stawdardl bill from
start to foi-h
Senator Turner, of Wyashing'on,
made an able spwech this week, brist
hlng with Iclgd argument showiig
that the C~)mtit.utio)n netea-ari;y fot
lowed the flag into all the nsseati ms
of the U. S. He cllell.ng.-l any
Senator to pr~iouce a single decision
of the Supreme Court hol ling ;t to be
necessary thit the Constitution
should be extended by act of Con
gress over acquired territory.
Gunsmiths ;y '
K.epaconIstanti) in hand a
Isri and coanplet. c as t U0 .. -
THE C.ELEIIATED ;" """ -
ELG I N VWAT'CHES Nl, N
CONSTANTLY ON P4hl1
HAND. Also the NEW TRIDI
AMERICAN SEWING ING 1
MACHINE. ,, «, of ao. ETC.,
teed. A fu
ments. oil sgd
Lin is of to
behad by sppl
Cor. Main sad ~.
III, glIAl tAll! +11001 1
ROBERT'I & CO., Propri
tO1, 303, 305,307 GRAVIER
N EW ()UilEAJ%4 I L,
Ps'ab, Blinds, Doors, Molding, Flooring ad
%aluaters, ete., always on hand or made toe
Ord r ;Pr;,ron tly rth" arrentl to.
5 0 YEARS'
trk e m rt etb aa
t& lndeiondehjr etded J . Iasmeg
hLof t .meor em
Oce bonrefrom t a. im. to 6 p. m.
Any Notarlal buelnese proptly and ear.
fully attended tc
St. Philip Bt.
FROST'CELAND, LAF OTEL,
COL MACKS! and GaRB i ST.
Head-qua, tess fer .lld
Fxcursionists and Traveling
POPLrom .... p. m.
Meal on Eurol upean and Amercean
Style-Served at ay "Old ittendee."
A First-class ....
CAFFE ROT' HOTEL
Where all Wines LIquors and Cigare
canbehad. Polte Attntll n.....
Win. H. FROST, Prop.
Over lOrGoldwead 8lver Ned
PEOPLE pm et., awarded..
Nesl poittn torn. od America
Sm*th. we onw our collee
building and have unequalled
a e p e all over th
~bene alt W~es latlona ll palaomal
eer be earadP. ate tl students to
._- store . _coanecde %4th Sould College
n whteh student. do actual buelnee with
S Wmoode d l , ad F the kee
Sdn.. eter at ar tiwne lsa Aead
em horthas ad Bfalse proole. Asus
-.-ra- e 'bltie. aend for etalo ue.
ddte100m Oa. OUvL- ardoNe
S DmILE J. BR. a ward,
SOLE AGd NT.
LCOk. MAIN k 8T-PRILIPSTS.,
Thhedeux * * La,
(Oppaoste laneereatm.s aU Store.)
Mail rf dlernProllnper Filsea .
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