Newspaper of The Washington Standard, 23 Şubat 1867, Page 1

Newspaper of The Washington Standard dated 23 Şubat 1867 Page 1
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Uavumilitii \**L *!L— V * k> f* 4TT •- *. «W - -» •* n' tw *•>.' r* i '*»» —I HH «M» fclll "*« 9" " »•* «•*«««. " «• P % %- 4 *« * * '•* ' ii w% •» ««*»■% . •*• IfLt. ** *» • v- wpj •" m* • \ # '-J -. • • r i i« IHHM i' xl • t * ' r « ' r« ui Ar»* toft i» • r 4 i .»•{' Ir \ **"a«a«ifc . » ». - f • • ft* f»» ft t »lr «tt •«». n» »i« a<l Ir -«»ri t . t«T r ? t V %« h I '• I \ f * \ «'»:. i rr 1«. " ' of ' re.T>* l9r+, |»r »£T««n «• •«. .r. • t .I.#; . ftf., f VTiii-'l at p ' «r ' OrFlf'i: —C "f s "» I »nd Wa^i'i.n near thr Mcitutxiat I tTidint*. [OFFH IAI-. ] LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES. r«Mird n( Ihr Rfrnml or llic 'I lilrfy- Mntli »m. [Priii.ir—No. 3.] Au Act to rcgnluc tlio elective franchise in tin* Distiict of Columbia. lie if enaeted by the Senate and House of Repreaentatircs of the United Slates of America in Congress assembled. That from, and after the passage of the act, each nnil every mile person, excepting paupers and persons un ler guardianship, of th<* age of twentv-nne years and upwarJs, who has not been convicted of any infnnoas crime or oiFence, and excepti ig persons who may ha, e voluntarily given ad and comf.irt to the rebels in the late rebellion, and who shall have been born <r naturalized in the United States, and who shall have resided in the District f>»r the period «>f one year, and three months in the ward or election jTecinct in whicli lie Khali offer to vote, next proceeding any election therein, shall bo eiuitled to the elective franchise, and shall be deemed an elccior at.d entitled to voteat any election in said 1 Jiatri-.-t, with out any distinction on account of color or r ice. S r. 3. And be it further enacted, Tliat any p i.-o;i whoso duty it shall bo to re ceiv ■ volt*B at any o!i clion within the district of Columbia, who shall wilfully refuse to receive, or who shall wilfully r<ject, the vote of any p rs n cn'itlel to si ch right umler this net, sh .11 bo liable to an action of tort by the person injured, and shall bi» liable on indietmofit and conviction, if such act was done knowingly, to a fine not ex ceeding five thousand doll irs, or impris onment for not exceeding one year in the jail of said District, or to both. Sec. 3. And be it further enacted , That if any person or persons shall wilfully in terrupt or disturb any such elector in the exercise of such franchise, he or they shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction thereof, shall be fined in any sum not to exceed one thousand dollars, or bo imprisoned in the jail in said District for a period not to exceed thirty days, or buth, at the discretion of the court. Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That it shall bj the duty of the several courts having criminal jurisdiction in said District to give this act in special charge to tho grand jury at tho commencement cf each term of the court nc-xt proceeding the holding of any gentrul or city election in said District. Sec. 5. And be itfurther enacted , That the mayors and al lermen of the cities of Washington and G,*orgi t >wn respectively on or before th>» first of March in each year, shall prepare a list of tho persona they judge to be qualified to Tote in the several wards of said cities in any election ; and •aid mayor* and aldermen «b»ll be in cp-n fcrains to receive e* i ae« of t)i- qiulifi catioo nf per*-tut' r'a ouug late ii(kt 10 voir ia arjy tlrc.cn rfc r in. as f f * c«*ir-r*tng » -J L<t <>a !»j «l«y» ia year. m»' ei e-o<Jia» fivr dirs fTMr to tte rle%- Car tar rl* ei*y uftrwea wytaf tiv <he ( rx-{ ■■ •- ts » aa ■ mr r mr mfir-4 «r »i 4 « iw irn m T «a «* Hw t«• iwv imr *m»- i mm*mm > 9 • IflC 4# iMB» r— j. 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C 1" -!i' '•<!/ ,* #4 T u .rfnl, Tli*t .-.'! ait* »i ! »».«» > o! a !« inc >n« «•'• tit with i<i- .1 I l«c. . :tl 'he »uif u < lirr liv, Ic j- a J sIU VLKIS ( OLFAX*. >: i-ak rof tl o ll<»t;»p i f K'pr-cnt iiivc?. I.AFAYKTTF. s FOSTF.II. I':i si i. tit of iho St-nu'o pro tcinpoic. I.s Bt. nate of tiii: Fsrrt.o Stait.s, ( January 7, IHii". ) The President ol the United States having returned to the Senate, in which it eliminated, the bill entitled " An act to r> gal ito the elective franchise in the 1 >is trict ol Columbia," with hi* o!jcc;i >ns thereof, the S mate procrc led in pur uance of the Constitution to reconsider the same; and I'exofred, That the said bill do pa :: s, two thir's of tlio Senate ngr,'. ii g to piss the Att st: J. W. FORNEY, Secretary of the Senate Is Tilt'. IIorsKOF lU.rnr.SI.NTATIVUS, ) OF THE I'l ITKH STATES. > January 8:h, 18G7. ) The 11)11;e of Representatives hiving proc.TiiC 1 in puisuance of the Constitution, to reconsider the bill entitled " An act to regulate the elective franchise in the Dis trict of Columbia," returned to the Senate by the Pres'd lit of the United Sates, with his objections, and sent by the Senate to the lions.! of Representatives, with the n'.c.-s ign of the l'r. sidcut returning the hill : IlcsoleeJ, That the bill do pass, two thiids of the House of Representatives apr> uing to p ss the same. Attest: LDWI). McPIIKIiSON, Clerk. [Prune Hiisotxtion*—Xo. 2.] A lli-s 'lution to provide for the < xh l»ili. n of the thccrre.d production* < f the I n iteil .States at the Paris Inhibition in April next. 11 exolred by the Senate and House of Rrprexenhihrex of the United Shite* of America in Cony res* assembled. That the Commissi 'nor ol Agriculture be, and he is hereby instructed to collect and prepare, as far as practicable, and with as little de lay ns possible, suitable specimens of the cereal productions of the several States of the Union, for exhibition at the I'm is Im position, and forward the same in proper order and condition for shipment to J. 0. Derby, ugentof the United States Govern ment for the Pari* Exposition, nt New York : Provided, That it shall require no furth r appropriation from the public treasury. Approved, January 11, ISC7. ON CATS.—A famous place for cats in this country, is tho city of Alex andria, ib Virginia. Some years ago ft youngster of that city wishing to have some fun, went through the market and privately engaged each market man from the country to bring a cat next day, as lie said he wanted a good mouaer. Kvery country liou-h? has a superfluity «»1* cita, so the next m'>rn : n.r each mar ket «-art earned a t»m-e»t iiit--» town. 1 t j -k«»r did n<H make appear a* o >ji o -nnr-. ard ti«« market tucn. at*?r «Trtii»s ft* luta vr.til th*r w~i re reaj* l« fn L »aar. . isyaar.iwm4 mil "tt* li>m m ft* utmriLot l« !i ttrnmc raft*v it*: *tf <T 90 w i tk# » wm mtmm* mm * «<**- idn qmmmt •pip* i>4fc m$ Jk 4T4 TW caft* imm4 mm ft* •«*. •mi tW •% mm mm§ wmm » "■ wmr>* M mmm wr wmt * m ' "mm wm'jt* % mmrmmm •' mm* mm*smmmmft A# mm mm**** mt* *»* m - mm-.- mm frniiy , t*mtm- mmmmmfvrnm * «• * -m • m tMMM aMW - %i. Wm*#***&• mtmrn tmm : <• -mrTu - t>-« <mm% mm # * jt* SMia fci Km * '»!■*■ awu. itttt TXKTMH mTI»U Ht\lW ffKt tiEl S, i«£ to tar -m***- . *-m 9tm + *" '«nvr MP<vnr mS «VRaBHMfIL. «m€ • JLi Isfcr feMpw 1.1 *• '»■! JrW •« r» j- ii«i w rj. W ka! i.- aaMi «»> k« a«H> art paiyar wJ aMtW" m- 1: iK>n ar-«« ♦ (Ml • tmili. i\ i-T >r£.nitlt, llir •.••a. b s:» it» Iriii* ii d-x •« K . I* «3« * Ith t l.i* t Jt h«* •j« »ke ]li «* «»l ii >u v. I»« r< In' lu-! in fii\or<>f tli - ( ui«»n an i ■•{>- I*i to di*jui •!■. iVotu uliu:>'*'Vir >• .' < 'it j«nt< I rv>r\ « :V>it luade h; |..\;il m:• Ij. *r:• »t i • • jt<jaif.«t tin* livlra- head* I iiiitiistiT, cession. lie did so because he thought MMV.sr.iull Was Ull - and revolutionary. II'; i !«»•.«. i till' < ioVeTMIKIit of tllC I'llitcd Static, because it was the greatest ami best which cvcrcxistcd <m crth, audit was his < iovernment. ]I <> lisitl hcal'd ol its blessings ami its good ness, I'roni the time lie lirst under stood the meaning of the Kuglish lisli languages.* Oneaeh anniversary of our .National Independence, ho had heard the Declaration ot Inde liemienee read, and eloquent dis count's upon its principles and the glory of our ancestors, and hoped perpetuity of our glorious (iovern ment. When the secessionists de clared that a State could secede from the I'nion, he saw that this would endanger the I'uion. It one Slate should he allowed to go out, then one hy one these States might withdraw from the Inion until there were no two Slates united. He had favored and supported the war measures, lie thought to allow it to he said that even one State had got out of the ion was a politic.il heresy which would destroy the Union. These were still his opinions. For this rea son, lie now opposed the reconstruc tion pi li y if ( ongie s. He said State sii'cido and State secession were synonymous. There were persons, who hid no legal nor constitutional right, so to do, who had attempted to withdraw from tiie Union. The country, by a bloody war, subdued this faction. Then a faction in the North arose, and attempted to carry out the idea that these men had suc ceeded and taken these States out. They threw in a little word called State suicide. Each faction, the se

cession disunion and the State sui cide Kadieal party, agree that States can and have taken themselves out oftheUuion. He said the practical meaning of the two definitions was the same. If one State can secede, another can secede ; if one State can commit State suicide another State can do the same. The secessionists, in attempting to take the States out by force, committed acts in contra vention of the constitutions and laws of the several States and of the Uni ted States, and wore revolutionary and treasonable. For the san.e rea son, tlio act of tho Radicals iu expel ling these States, are revolutionary and treasonable. Honest men may have believed that secession was right, and there are honest men who lx»iieve that sui« idal disunion is right. This opinion, in each is orroni on*. Tlit if t« of cadi are i i*rolu tiotiary *id treasonable, not the le#« acwiut ot tlut err uiuu* cotwlu *. »n„ Mr. Lire ** the rW~ --t t4 tU M.fmrJ otin mi ( oar l "' T«— , ™ r («wtn It *»-«db»r «b*U mWr «**j tW •» tk • MM *f ■* <MIP « MH »,l 1t» - Vi iMtf' ar •*««■ «» T'iiibi «Nkr *« •"» ««■ 11* «Mk mm t» tk* »«Mi flkr •4M M Ink »■»>< MHik" M A* m-kgr li* m» jn> aa tWtr n|«ai . t« • ilw«r «mU ht gymmtmr !t f«r tVit« ni-fnvwi* 4ip » •» -. ?f «;iwn is tbr > ..tK. iLm ikn ever li«i l«re is ti»<" North. Tin- ets «•*t VixiM be to puiialr thi l«! >I-In*s. nL!-h «»• the la*t *»<*- guari <>! th* country. The roult* i f «iot-tioii iii tlio** Sutn w here li.<•*!■< _t.> vote prv|«"»n<k'rafe<l would 1) placed in t lie haiiddnfdcsign invalid unscrupulous tii« ii. who would bo j more likely of those who are consid ereil enemies of the Government than of those who arc considered its friends. Mr. L. could not see in what man ner the Congressional policy was to benefit the people of the loyal States. If the so-called disloyal {States wore to he reduced to the condition of Territories, if they were to have no voice in the General Government, if it was no longer considered necessa ry that their assent should be given to measures particularly alfecting them, it would undoubtedly bo nee essary to resort to coercion in order to make thetn bear their portion of the national burdens and render obe dience to laws that must be obnox ious to them. Standing armies would have to he maintained, the ex tra expense of which would have to come out of the country in some shape. The condition of the people thus governed would be deplorable in the last degroo. To them it would not bo a Union of free States, n gov ernment based upon the consent of the governed, but a tyranny of the most oppressive character. [M r. Langford argued the issues springing from the question of Res toration quite elaborately, upon three d liferent occasion J. WO regret that we have been unable to obtain more eiqii us notes of his speeches. As wo do not pretend to have presented all his arguments, it is perhaps un necessary to say that our report does not do him anything liko justice. Mr. Langford is a clear rcasoner, and addresses himself to the intelligence of his audience. 110 lias aptly de scribed the character of his argu ments in Uis allusion to tho seed, which is sure to spring up and boar lruit in tinie.—ED.] SMILES. —What sunshine is to flowers, smiles aro to humanity. They are but trifles, to bo sure, but scattered along life's pathway tho good they do is inconceivable. A smilo accompanied by a kind word, bus been known to reclaim a poor outcast, and change the whole cur rent of a human life. Of all life's blessing* nono arc cheaper, or more easily dispensed than smiles. Then let us not be too chary ot them, but scatter them freely as we go; fur lite i« too short to lie frowned away. A HAS l. —A festive Iriidimen went into a job printing office in iiortoa. latel v. and deciraa some anb lor a hall W «>< alwHTt to Beinjj *«k«d ft a enpr. Wr lunrnM tW fcji ««W Ifcjf - -TWntJ W t pace.: U*i t»> 'JL> rf w 1W C<n«'*ij «. «MMW» feu*. km tmrjpo td mw m tWr %mmk tWir m!« at take, that uc t» «i be «<-aUI 4i"« Lim aii t!«- i» town, m b« tru tfi] to let tbe Mk« at h'»m* know about it. The ncr raut broacLt a plato ot K>up, and uW-rviug a pentlciuan neariv oj»[»o --»itc put coniii<itfßiblc catsup iu his di»h t our Iloosior pointed l<»a b»ttlc °f popper-caace, liis neigh bor what it was. " Spiced vinegar," was the reply. Wal, s'pose yer 'bligo a feller by haiidiii't along." "Certainly," was the answer. The lloosier took tho bottle and commenced dosing into his soup; but as the sauce did not ftow very freely, ho took out the cork, ar.d at the same time observing to his friend: "Kinder close folks ycr stoppin' with, to put each a plaguy little hole iu that to prevent a feller takin much of tho stutt*. I 'spose it comes high, don't it ?" During that time lie poured nearly a wine glass full ii.to his soup, and taking his spoon he dipped it full, together with several peppers, and put it into his mouth. The next in stant ho spirted the contents of his spoon across the table into a French gentleman's bosom, and bawled out: "Waiter! water! Snakes and wild cats, give me some water! I'm all a fire!" "By gar, sair," cxcluimod tho Frenchmainln a rage, jumping up from -the t/ble, "you have spoiled my shirt, my vest, sair. Spoil every thing, snir. By gar I shall see about this, sair." In the meantime tho Hoosier had seized a pitcher containing water, and taken a tremendous draught. Setting down tho pitcher, lie eyed the Frenchman for a moment, and then yelled: "])od blast yer old shirt! 'Spose I was goin' to burn my inwards out for you or yer shirt ?—yer moan cuss V Come down to the boutaud I'll give you one of mine." It was with much difficulty that tho Iloosier's friend could allay tho Frenchman's anger, and set matters straight agaiu. But ever aftor u Spiced Vinegar" was a by-word, ami sufficient to set a whole table in a roar. " ■ ■ ———— THH COLAPSE OP CRINOLINE. —Tho Now York Times says; No one who promenades Broadway . now a-days will doubt that tho ioug foretold, long delayed " colapse of crinoline" has at last come to pass. It is visi ble to the most careless observer, and has proof iu our most fashionable ladies as they "march along." The immense circumference of skirt and sweep of train tbat came in vogue a dozen years ago, and have been ex* patiding and lengthening ever since, until recently, are now things of the pant. Is their stead masculine eyes are now gratified by neat, trim die* «*, at one* moderate ia eixe, rrace faHv brirC a*d preeminently pi We Mim that tb-se *m> Hi tW pe— nt etyi* mlm >ay trwr ikmt iI kaa ■aa MM 4M» mjmmmmm a» *mi %m ~W iKi m %m» mi it m £+£ *££7 Z "(IM 4aftar mH tW Uyi ; "M l t<« Ijkr Im tlu that T -No indeed—otc dollar M tW |»rice."* Another i,ouri.e*riv [>w»i wk«« the lounjjer *ai<l— ** I» Mr. Franklin at liomp?" " Ve* ; he is in the printing ode®." " 1 want to »ee hiin," said the loun ger. The shop-hoy then immediate-' ly informed Mr. Franklin that a gen tlemen wished to see him. Frank lin was soon behind the counter t when the lounger, with hook in hand, addressed him thus: " Mr. Franklin, what is the lowest you can take for this book?" "One dollar and a quarter," Was the quick answer. " One dollar jind a quarter ! Why, jour young man asked me only a dollar." "True," said Franklin, "and I could have better afforded to take a dollar than to have been taken out of* the office." The lounger seemed surprised, and wishing to end the parley of his own making, said— "Coine, Mr. Franklin, what is tbo lowest you can take for it?" " One dollar and a half." "A dollar and a half! Why,you offered it yourself for a dollar and a quarter." "Yes," answered Franklin, "and I had better have taken that price than a dollar and a half now." Tlio lounger paid the money, and went about his business — if lie had any—and Franklin returned into the printing-office. EASY METHOD OF SHARPENING EDO£ TOOLS. —The simplest method of sharpening :i razor or other odgetool, is to pl:icc tliu blade for about a half hour in water containing l-20th of its weight of sulphuric or muriatic add. Upon taking the razor out, wipe it off lightly on a piece of soft rag; and in a "few hours afterwards "set" it on a strop. The acid supplies the place of a whetstone, by corroding the entire surface uniformly, eo that nothiftg but a good polish ia af terwards needed. This process nev er injures good razors, whilst poor ones arc often improve by it.—Ex* change. EDUCATION.— I believe it is civen up that painting, and gracefulness, and oratory and poetry are natural endowments. Although educatiort does much to improve them yet, af ter all, education does not produce them. God makes them when he makes the man. For education ia to us what the broad-ax is to the tree. The broad-ax does not mako the tree because it shapes the log and fita it for the builder's use. And ado ca tion takes that which is coarae aud rough, andit its proper shape, and adapts it to the j>r> of llffc IJut prior to education there must be constituent fiwalij. 1 a^*lt»re~ra« !• writer -in <**••■* mrw wi. 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