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LICI NA SEN TINEL
AttIorseV at Law,
SAltorney at Law,i,
MAS J. KERNAN,
R1QRNEY & COUNSELOR AT LAW,
I practice in the Courts of East and
LO L'N FILUKER;R
Attorney at Law,
ill practice in the Courts of It ( 5t h
,ll.J. PO WELL,
Attorney at Law,
St. Franeisville, louisiana. t
jill practice in twh Patrishes 'if West
East Feliciana:i. and Pointo Clonee.
ATTORNEY AT ..AW, "
Cli'nton, Ilnuiajin:n, -
Will practice inl the coleta.I tf East :4y:u
Feliciana and the Snpremne Court of
M. W. LEA t, .,
AtIorney at La .' ,t
. St. Fraiecisville. Louisina. 1
Will practice in the I'naishes of VWest
.Easit Flic:iaua, and Pointe Coulpeo.
ATTORNEY AT LAi~',
Oifce on the North side of thi pul,ulicL
TlI'MPI.t: JR. .14). I. L lt.i5.t N.
,E1PLE & ()OLSA.N,
tSt. Franc.isvillu 1.a..
Will practic., i, t t ('oi:rt:s o( 1Vtst
liV i.a :aIll ['1,i to ('o ti t'c.
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Atitornys :at L:,i.
S•t. l.'rn -isvill.. ]:..
,,ill prauI' ie' in ih¢ I',tlr.'ts ..f W est
i:Ea.t ',.lig iana, ',oit" C ,al-, atl
I t. 1". (r.'n ):vis oi,. rs
Li.; stricesto to the lople" 4to
thi.ý :t di aljinilg l':,rish'..
n yt le', :t :'r.ss,'d to him. :t his resi
it will T 4l,ti \ rI pl',ttt ai tllel tt ll` t. E
TISTI. Y! tIENT'ISTIY . !
w o lithe (Coast, torin Nah'tItz to
..\"e Orh.ns : al"s the hbuc
ntr-, whentl :lecssa: ll v,-ith a Lug,'.
Petsns wishing 2ty serl'vices, can pro
ethe sat11e by addressing t1e, :at n.1
D. STOCKING, ). D. S..
St. f'rl ,'isville, La
Sun Street, BIlayou Sara, La.,
Dry Goods, Groceries, Confections, To
SWiues and Liquors.
llrpenter and Undertaker,
Will give prompt attention to all busti
in his line in this anld:djoiuing l'ar
*. jlune ?sM '7t;.-1
Corter of Camp anid Conmosn atrccts,
New Orleans,. L1.
MIUMFO1RD & WATSON.
PROP RIE TOI S.
BoARD,--'Two dollars and fifty
is per day.
S'0 F. IRVINE,
Bayou Sara, Louisiana,
IILESALE AND RETAIL DEALER IN
eetrles Provilions, Western
eduIce and Gemneral Plan
COMMISSION MERCH ANT
HE IIENRIETTA HOUSE.
BAYOU SARA. LA.
can b procured by the day, week
Orth, and at ronsonable r'tcs. Ini
-nture as in tho past, the table will
s.pplied wiith the very best faro the
affords. Elegant and well fur
roolUS. Accommodating servants
tlitly in attendance. Patronage bo
nd satisfaction guaranteed.
SBIARBER SHIOP AND HAIR
Posit M. .. iFischer, Front Leveeo
an Sara, Louisilana. Sept. i, '77
3a the NIentinel oflice,
C HEAP OOtS and SIHOES
M. R S NTII L;
Bayou (ST-N ST.) Say a.
Q(iter.s 6. S1i~to $5. Moots $12." Fan
cy Gaiters n7. All made of the BI:ST
LirmTIEaIt, and thle'
WORK GL'.UAtNTIEED TO PI..EASI. CUSTOM
p ICARD & VWEIL,
Bayou Sara, La.,
Wholelltttid Retail Dealers in
?ANCY DRY GOOI)S,
GROCERIES AND I'LANTATION SUP
.. PLIES. GENERALLY
i ~IHrighest market price paid for cot
~ O. & BAYOU SARA U S. ..MALL;
T Tle sup-rb paissenger
Gas . Allen
f J. J. Baowx......................11s-ter.
S. S. S'rcit .. ....................Clerk.
].Laves l.ayou Sara for New Orleans
-very WII'dn sday .iter I lie ani val of t he
:ca rs fran ll Vodv ill :uand every satu'day.v.
ut 7, t)) m. Icnturimirly. leav,;E: Newv O*F
Iua7in every .Movnayaml Friday,at 5, pi. I
ANI) THIIE STE:AMERI
leaves ]vyoul Sara every Monlllay after
the arrival ot tile cars froml ,Vooilville,
anld every lhursay at 7 p. i. Hit turn
ing. leaves New Orleals oevery Wednes
day and Saturlday at p. Ii.
.101IO F. IRVINE, Agent
-() R3 A D B)OCK EL.
sian Sitreet, Bayoun Smaru, La.,
I),nale,' in Farcy and Staple Dry
(noo,da. I.,adies' Dress gooda,
\Vihite Goods, hiouse keep
Sers' \Article~ Cliithin',
lint-. (ape:. Poisand
let .\i ti
\i oti,,n, Faicy and F.:imily Gro
\-tern 1i, oduce.
Glain1. ir1 a-in :m l
T''ie. and a full line of
Piiantation ,uppie . lHa'rd
wire Ghlas. ware, etc. etc. A.- i.
- an Ex eutiivii nndl varied ansort
nient of everylhing in the line of
-addlerv and llarne-s.
SIihliest market price paid
BI:you Sura, Louisiana,
1,0IOW1. AGRICULTIURIAL IMI'LE
hunets, Bridll.e, l Harw-iss, lurdware,Gus,
Pistols, Plumlps, P'ipes, Machinei Fittings
C'ocks, ' "alves, Castings, Ropes, Hollow
Ware, Wagonll and Carriage ..oodwork,
I;lacksniith's Materials, Etc., Eti.
TIN 'COPPER .ND SHEET IRON AMAN
Also Agent for the clchebrated
*"CHIARTEI'R OAK" STOVES,
Urie, Garrett & Cottmanl, Brinley, Jas.
H. Hall and other pllows, Allen's Horso
IHoes, Wood's Mowing Machines, Horse
I ay Rakes, all of which I will guaran
tee to sell lower than can be purchased
Grangers and others will find it to
their advantage to call and examine my
stock and prices before pucahasing also
, (HE ADLER HOUSE,
In constant .v open for the accohltmada
tiou of the public. Meals by the day,
week or month at reasonable rates.
SINGLE MEALS FIFTY CENTS.
Elegant and well furnished'rooms can
also be procured. Respectfully,
June 25, '6.-ly. Mrs. S. ADLER.
TIlE one story building on the old
Whiteman property, in Ba:you Sar.c,
suitable for store house or calins. Pur
o iaser to remove building withini a spe
fled time. Can be had ait a barg:in.
Apply to E. W. WIIITEMAN.
SJO H N WAGNER
Carriage Maker, Wh,elwright
o And Ilacksmith.
r- Sno ON TIE WOODVILLE ROAD, NIAR
TIE STORIE OF JOitN BROWN.
Patroniage solicited. Charges reasona
ble and satisfaction guaranteed.
. -gLE GIAH. . Pi F y
S BOO IK-K E EPI N G.
Tihe undtrsigned will take alo few pulpils
Sfor iustruction in the above sciences, a.t
JOHIN D. AUSTEN.
Ap'l 6. '7F.
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TilE MOFFETT ltRE(ISTER LAWV.
To provide revenues for the State from
liceol.es oin occupatiolls of dealers ill
and sellers of wines, spiritons andl malt
liquors by the drink and keepers of
htr-roonis, anid front a tax o1 Ssaid
1\ ites aml liquors; to provide for the
esertl iil nelit 1,n4l collection ofl said
tax ; to prescribe the use of the regis
ter: to define and linish siuminli'- '
t;enses: to presesrihe the lduties of the
Auditor anid the tax collecltrs under
this act. and Ihe disposition of the
pr1tceeIds of licetlses antd t:axes collected
iherenttdr, andl l txing the li':eitse tax
ont trades, occipultions a:(dl ptnofes.ions
after the year lr78.
Sr:C:TIo 1. Ce'itenntcd by tlhe Sen
ate and House of Reptcste.tatli.es of the
Stateof Louisina in General Assenibly3
convened, That no person bhIll, witshin
the limits of this State, sell wines, ar
dent spirits, malt liquors, or any mlixtutre
thereo.tf by the drink witlout having first
obtainled a State license therefor; nor
shall such license extend to hirn the priv
ilege of seiling in any way except in the
manner hereinafter provided. A license
to soill by the drink shall the known as :
bar-room license, 'uder which nio wine,
ardent spirits, malt liquors nor any mix
ture thereof shall ie sold to be Laken
away from the place of delivery, but
shall be deuik there, and any deIler
"v u7 histlar iit giv. s syI it 1fitt ar
dent spirits, malt liquor or stixture'here
of, to be kept for driikingI~d.vdirunik ont
or about tlit promises of the-giver or seller
shall on conviction thereof bQ .i~ed not
muore tlhnve hundred- doll ar%,br im
prisond1iuifd exceeding sir mquthts, or
both, t the discre on of the codrt, pro
vided, nothing in this act hiall dpplv to
druggists who sell for medical liurposes.
Sirc. 2. Bc it fiurthoe euacted, etc.,
That any person who desires a license to
sell by the drink or to keep a La-raootm,
shall'firt apply to the State tax collect
or of the parish, or, if in Now Orleans, of
the district in which he desires to carny
on business ; and the said tax collector
shall, upon the execution by the appli
-cant of a bond, with good security, pay
able to the State of Louisiana, in a pen
alty of not less than one hundred or tmuro
than one thousand dollars, conditioned
for the faithful performance of all the
requirements of this act, grant such li
cense. and thereupon the tax collector
shall issue the saime in such form as may
be preessribed by the Auditor. of Public
Sx'c. 3. Be it further enacted, etc., That it
shall be the duty ot the Auditor of Public
Accounts, as soon after the passage of this
act as practicable, to cease to be con
structed, or purchased in sufficient ninu
hers an apparatus, to be known as a bar
room register and adopted by the thir
I teenth section of this nct. Whenever
he shall have the same purchased or con
structed in sufficient numbers he shall
notify the several tax collectors of the
fact, and forward the same to thetmt ill
the safest and most econolllical manner,
taking a receipt for tljoesame. In order
to fatlmiliarize the oflieers and declers
with the use of the instrument, it; shall
be the dulty of the Auditor to send print
ed copiesof instructions to the said tax
collectors for distribution among the
dealers, and it shall be the duty of suchl
tax collectors to fully explain to each
dealer the instructions anti mode of opo
ratiug the register.
SEC. 4. Be it enacted, etc., That whicu
e.-vr any t:L collector sa11ll receive tr'm
the Andttor of Publio Accounts the nie
ccssary'regihter, 11e shall -immnediately
cause the same tho&e firmly fixed aGcortd
ing Lto plans and instructions fur
nishlid by said Auditor, in aconspionous
place in.the room of delivery ned place
Of busfnesd dof every. bar-roomn licensed
under the provisions of t.is j pet within
his district orpatrish, Thr 'tax collector
shallseoe tlat the instrqmients are well
licated; flrmlry attaghoqi, and, kept in
ýool wvorking order, and for thiaj p ir
pose shall frym time to time inspect the
same; and 4f, after stuic register astall
have been pa t in'use if becoinnes infope
rative or out of order. It shall be the 'du
ty of tile tax collector, Upon notice of the
fact, to be at once gi'ven to him by the
dealer to replaco it'immediately with a
Adidand perfect insti'ument, and charge
tlic'll1ced dealer so supplied awith the
cdst of'Jrepiiirin or 'replacing the in
jdared're~ister,' whea willfully injured.
The Auditor of Pallblic Accounts shall
provide each tax-collector with: a* suffi
cient number of-egisters to enable hin
io comply with theirequils ments iof thit
s5 ctiom. Every rei4ister slall p closed
in suchl mLtaJmcrlps thp Auditor of Public
Accounts maty dirrct, sai51 registe shall
remain the proporty of the State; and
[for the use and, security for the rpturn
of each regi ter platid in his estabhah
ltlent the licensed person shall deposit
with the Auditor the sminm of eight dol
lars, which shall be hkld by the Aiditot
and cuoistitute a special d;eispft or fund
for the nurcliha's o'f kad ri~gisters; all
:to'i'the trefnudiflg to iany stlch depositor
of the sum ddptsited,' together with 5
pdr cent pmr annnmi interest; whenever
each 'persou shrall 'discotinue busingss,
return such register in good order, and
demand rile said sum...
SEC. 5. loU it -further ci acted, etc.,
'that after the registers provided for in
the next" preceding section shall have
been placetl in the bar-~'vool or place of
bulsiness of licenOed dealers,. it shall be
the duty of the dealer, imnlmediately upon
the sale of ardcut spirits, wines, malt li
i0lors, or any mixture thereof, il thil
Spresence of the purchaser or lpecrson to
whloni it is delivered, to tlurn the crank
of tlic proper register unltil the bell has
struck once and the indicator on its dial
has moved one point or miunUilfer for each
tive cent's worth haold. It shall in like
manniaer bie thet duty of tihe bar room
keeper, imiainediataly upon the sale of
each drink of wine, ardent spirits, malt
litluors, or any mixture thereof, in the
presence of the purchaser or person to
whano it isdelivered, to turn the crank
of timt proper register until the bell has
struckonce and the indicator on the dial
has moved one point or number for each
tive cent's worth sold by him. The trite in
tent and mIealilng of this.section is that
the sale of each live cents' worth shall
constitute the unit or basis of taxation,
and eacht cas the bell shall be struck
once, and the indicatr onil the tial Ihe
umovedl one unit for every live cents' worth
sold, and th lesaid wornt 'worth" is to be
taken and understoodt to signil'y the
price 'delunaldet by the said seller,
that is to say for five cent's worth sold
the bell shall l;O struck once and the in
dicator moved one 'hiaiut, for ten cents'
worth the bell struck twice and indicator
movedt tewo points, for fifteen cent's worth
the bell bestraick three times and indica
tor moved thraee points, fotr twenty cent's
worth the bell be struck four times and
indicator imoved four poiits and so oil.
bEec. G. lie it fiarther enacteal, etc.,
That until the Auditor of Public Ac
counts is preipared, acc"ording to tile
provisions of this act, to put this act into
operation, liquor licu'eises to sell by the
drink heretofore grantedl shall remain in
force ouder the revaeue laws heretofore
existing; but as soon as this act is put
in actual operation by the furuish:ng of
said registers, the annlual license uponi
this occupation shall be as provided by
this act,including the year 1878d; pro
vided, that, if ally pierson shall have
paid for the year 1,78 a license upon the
ociupatioa mllentioned ill this act, he
shall have a credit fot the said amounat,
to be deducted frome paynients to be
mlado under the provisions of this act.
SEC. 7. Be it further e;aotted, etc.,
That each dealer and bar-room keeper
shall pay to tihe State of Louishiania, to
be collectcd by said taxtelltector, Imonth
ly, otle qualrter of ont ceut for everly
live eciat's worthl of willne, ardlut
spirits, lnalt liquors or mixtire tlhereof,;
or :beverage collatainiug tile saute iold by
SEL. 8. Be it furtther eunacted, etc., Thalt
it shall be tIhi dutyi of the soeveral tax
collectorr:, lpersonatlly or by hpropearly ap
pointed clerks, to visit, ollee ill eteAh
mnath tal t least, the lace aof btusineIss d)f
elch licanect dealer alnd har-roomll keep
or withit tlmeir reslpective Ialrishes or
districts, alltd calr fltlly ex:ataine the reg
ister required hereby to eo kept in such
p laces of buasiaess, sald to ascertainu the
IautoLt und a\'nilUe of sales itulirated lby
said register, anld l:adetlo prior to such ill
spt.lecotlon tt sLihbseqicallt to thei' last
monItly visit, it anay, ;audl to c:dlculalte she
St'tx imtposed hlerely, and to leave- with
said de(aler or keeper a tilledoout lill for
the tax in firml prescribedl l by the Auditaor;
atLa it shall bIe thet diluty of S;isal dealer
or keeper ta lpaa the nu,,teI t h he tax
ealleaat 'aa',i' t l a¶i , , '. l\ an , tp i '
;re to do so for five days, it shall be theq
dity of tht* tax collector to ftroeed'
to 'Collect the same in the manner
now 'provided by law for collecting
l!cenies ; and said tax collector shall also.
have full'power fo distrait! and sell any
personal property found on the premises
ot such dealer or keeper. . Such distraint
gind sale may be made by the tax collec,
tor seizing said propljrty,. and placing-it
is a proper. seorehouse, and. eulling the
same at public auction by hilcself or
clerk as auctiounejri afte~ oficiial adver
ltspuentt 9f fivo. days, and the procqeds
shall be used to pay all costs and charges
of such removal, storing and sale, iuclud
inug auction fee of five per cent, and to
pay said tax, and the residue, if any,
shall lie paid to said delinquent dealer or
keeper. Tile failure to pay the tax slhall
also be deemed a forfeiture of the bond
Qf such'delinquent, and said bond may
be s~mhd on by snmmary rule or ordinary
aCtion'ir the proper civil court, by the
District Attorney or other proper legal
represenotatjve of tli state, and n,. suel
suit.judgmnent shall be given to the ex
teoit of said bond. for the tax due, for fif
ty, per cent drmiages thereon and twenty
five percent on said tax, for fees of the
state attor.ney, auid all costs.
SEC. 9. 1Beit further unacted, etc.i That
ýny har-room keeper or ~caler, or the em
idoyees thereof, for every failure to per
form ally of the duties required of him
under the provisions (if tlis act shali be
deemled guilty otea misdemea , andr, and on
conviction thlereof shall -e fined not mnote
hlimn one hlundred dollars, one-third to go
to the infbrmner, and such dealb and his
securities shall also for said fine be lialbe
ptn hii bohid, which may be collected by
stulnary proees., by motion on toll days
notice in the nanie of the state, and upon
conviction for a second violation of said
provisions he shall forfeit his license,
whick shall not be renewed for one year;
any person prosecuted for a violation of
the provisions of this act shall Le allow
ed to testify in his own behalf.
SEc. 10. Beit fortherenacted, etc., That
any person who shall mutilate, deface,
injure or destroy any register plaee(l un
dur authority of this act in any bar-roomi
or business house of an'y dealer, or who
shall move the indicator on the dials, or
turn the crank of said register, otherwise
than is required by this act, by which
said dealer may become chargeable with
a greater or less amlonlmt of taxes than of
right he ought to be, shall he deelmed guil
ty of a misdemeanor, and upoin conviction
thereof may be fined not more thanl one
huntldred dollars, and may at the discro
tion of the court be confined in the jail
not mnore than twelve mouths, and onie
third of the liune shall go to the informer.
SEc. 11. .Be it further enacted, etc..
That the Auditor of Public Accounts is
hereby authorized and directed to pire
scribe all rules tand regulations lnecessa
ry to put this act into complipete operation.
aund all powers uleccs;ary to be tlused ill the
due execution thereof, and to issue to a:ll
oflicers of the state charged . with the ex
eottion of this law a printed cirncular urIn
taiunig such instructions as ht may deem'
necessary in the premises. The Auditor
of Public Accounts shall prescribe bar
roomu dealers or keepers, and all other
persons licensed to sell liquor by the
drink, to be drunk at th3 place where
sold, spirituous or malt liquor or wine,
or a minxturo thereotf, whichl said licenses
shall have printred on them in plain let
ters at least oneu inch in length, ill words
and ligures, the year when issued, the
month when it begins and expires. Ev
ery person obtaining any such license
shall post thle saultm ill the ilost coispicnu
oius place about ilii; bar or place of sale,
and shall expose tilt same to coiLtnurI ob
servation ; and any ipersonl fadiiltg to keep
such licuense so coinspicuously posted shall
on corvictioi, ho lined not exceeli :
one hundred dollars, antd his bund slhall
also be held for his linle.
SEc. 12. Be it further enacted, etc.,
That it shall lie the duty of every Iiax
collector, wheniever he shallll furnish al
register or registers to any blar-rooml
keeper or dealer licenlsed under the pro
visionls of tis act to take a receipt for
the same, inl sutch form as shall be pre
scribed by the Auditor o lPublic Aceontllls;
aintld ill the eventl of lilny dealer so licellsed
discontinuing tie Ibusiness of a; bar-rooln
keeper' or idealer, f;,r ally crlarse \\whater
he shall deliver tthe registe r ir rgigstirs
used by him to tIle said tax collctirdr,
who shall retail the sa:uie in hris posses
S1c. 13. le it hilrtiher eracteil, etc.,
'rthe Auditior of Pl'lblic Accounts is hcir'ty
authilorizedl to clect allnd contl.ract iifor or
pIurchase is lrrliry rlregistelrs ais i;Lay le
necessary tur tire l'poses of this acit, at
a price inot to exceed eighlt (.$) dollars
each, and to tiy ltir said registers atol
otlher necessary expenses of this act tihe
sun of .h1,00)( or' as mulch thereof as tnry
.be tlteuled is hlcrhry r"lqproln'iated otI l! of
ally filUnS ill thre treaSllry inoit othiler.i-n
amiproriated. lFrilu miruirleys received
unlher this act it shall he lre dutyl of thIe
Auditor as snuri as piossihl·i to rililace inI
tie geirerai fullnti such miltriounlls is nhry
have libeii used tiIerifl-romi in carrying
out t hr pyovisitrs of this a,:t.
S.c. 11. He it furitlier inravt ,, etc.,
Tli:lt this acti strall not intpair thlt right
iiifti hn viiy it Nw i,'lhenii, or any other
osule icecnes on trades, occupatlons or
S cC. 15. lie it firther enacted, etc.,
'tha 'thc application proscribed by the,
second or other section of this act for a
license to sell wines or spirituos or malt
liquors shall be signed by the applicant.
and shall recite, among other things,
that the applicant desires to avail him
self of the provisionf of this law, that ho
accepts its terms and will observe its re
quiruements, and also such recitals ger
mane t. this aet as shdlll be prescribed by
the Auditor of Pul.lio Accounts.
SEc. Ib. Be it further enacted, etc.;
That all the provisions of this act as to
bar-rooms and keepers thereof shahl ap
ply to any bar, and all sales of wines,
spirituous or malt liquors by the glass in
hotels, inns or restuarants, social clubs;
or on steamboats owned and registered'
in this state.
SEC. 17. Be it further enacted, etc.;
That the several tax collectors shall re
ceive for collecting the register license-s
herein prescribed tLe satme fees now fixed
by law for collection of licenseS.
SEc. 18. Be it further enacted, etc.,
That the proceeds of the licenses and tax
es from this shall go to the general fund.
SEC. 1I9. Be it further eunccted, etc.,
That it shall be the duty of every tax
cbllector to report to the grand jury or
his parish all violatious of this act oom
ing to his knowledgo.
SEC. 20. He it further ulaettdl. etc..
I'hat alftel the year 1878 the licoensesim
posei by law, poti trades. prot'ssions
and'ocripfatiottl 'shall be reduced fifty
per ce t.
SiC. 2ti Be- it furtheri enacted, etc.;
That the license on the iccupations of bar
room or coffee-house keeper shall be as
fixed by law, but the amlount of said li
cenlo, or so much therof as may be col
lected from any bar-room or coffee-house
keeper under the operation of this act,
shall be refunded to'him out of any mon
ies so -olleeted front him And such re
funding- or return shall be etfhcted by
such bar-room keeker retaining out iol
any monies due by himl under the opera
tion of this act tihe amount ofsaid licensu
therotofore paid by him.
Srec. 22. Be it further enacted, etc.,
That this act shall take effect from and
after its passage, except that no penalties
or fourtitures shall accrue or'be incured
until the Auditor shall supply said regis
ters, and all laws or parts of laws in con
lict with this act be and the same are
(Signed) . I(YUIS BU~II.
Speaker of the House of Rcpresentatives.
(- igued) LOUIS A. WILTZ,
Lieutenant Governor and President of
Approved April 27, I578.
(Signed) 1 RIANUIS T. NICIROLLS,
Governor as the State of Loutistana.
A true copy :
WzV.il. A STOONG,
Scaretar''y of State.
GIVING IT' TO 1 IAYI-S
[New York Times.)
If the people hesitate now bet ween a
sena::torial caucus a.d 111he President it. i.:
because tihe senators who gr-trlll!c 1lloost
lare themsellves open to celnsure. Princi
lle has a little or nothing to do do with
their qluarrel, which it trraceable to uln
x-worthy csid(lorations and has beent
uarlked by degrading tactics. Divest
their cotmplaints of the sham which in
caes themlll and 1inet out of every tell
will tb found to origilate in somie sqnt1ab
ble1 abl-ut patron: go. The fact is not a
jusitiictionl of the President. His obsti
ulato refusal to take counsel with pIrouli
ne:.t, uten in Congress. his want of flraik
'leSS and 'incerity o1i many ocasionls, his
disregard of all Ibut petty persi.uA'i on
scderations--all help to explain the rlpidt
witdeinrg of the gulf that seplarltt s him
fronl Itckno lodged lRepblicai i lealerls.
Too lmanly of tihe lItt -er, howover have de
scrlended to his level, Ian(d muliSt shIre 111r1
responsibility for the present tntllrt lnatie
state of afitirs. They vwe-ro willing to
targain, and are augry becuISe tie Preb
illdent did iot accede to their terls. '1"hey
were as ready as hIeto shelve civil serv\ice
rtfo>rln ; the rules lithey lhav applied to
removals tand appliptliCets h lave beenh' asit
provolking ai s his dogged blundecrinil; anll
it l-iirit" lnrl 'y l attitd hl llll-l li1 ( ( I, mi
sdillg totl ti.l S 1 hurtl flt l to i liith
tainit il testii' ,11t-rei ,l L lo-ll' t-i in-ll t lrti'
m1:Ltl 1h)' i llly I iti, -' litll' lioct l rihi fl.
Theil 11 il 'It if Iht ,tllt,¾11l'lil'lI il\ Slitl) is
sal'txtsfor jobbing aniln halglihilh il
onlly itto s riucilnd ilrl their fari tfulng iiss
of. tor i'lhtltest' iiohtr inud in theirhlt
' latd Gali.lln t3 to iltl.!e riglt with