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Galveston Flakes Semi Weekly Bulletin (Newspaper) - December 25, 1867, Galveston, Texas Vol . Wednesday morning december 25, 1867 no. 73. Teleg Waraic. I associated press dec. 20.�?stocks Active and improving. Sterling ll0@110e. Money 7 por cent. Gold i34@134j. A Bonds old 108-i new 108. Flour Dull and drooping. Wheat Dull and heavy. Corn a Shade easier. Rice scarce and firm. Oats Dull and in. Changed pork steady. Lard Dull. Whisky nominal., Cotton quiet and steady at 15.jc. Turpentine lower. 50ac. Rosin quiet common to arrive s2 g2j. The Steamer Fairbanks has arrived. Havana dispatches says Juarez delivered his message. It is highly Eulogi Stic of the people of the United states for their Aid in defeating european intervention. The British charge do affairs is ordered by his government to have Tadre Fischer Deo. 20.�?trihiblo seated. John Young Brown and major Young sent Back. Committee on elections have determined much to the Chagrin of extremists not to neat minority contestants. A san Francisco. Jpec._20.�?Tho democratic canons nominated Eugeno Casserly for senator. Philadelphia Quot dec. 20.�? the elephant Romeo killed his keeper. New Orleans dec. 20.�?sugar quiet firm and unchanged. Molasses unchanged. Flour quiet superfine.$9 60 Choice $13 00. Corn quiet and unchanged. Oats 85c. Pork firmer asking $23 60. Bacon shoulder retailing at 15c. Lard not a Tiereo in Market Keg ll�14io. Cotton Active Orleans 154c. Wales to Day 5,500 Bales receipts .9,712 baits exports 95g Bales sales for Tho week 32.500 Bales receipts for the week 34,-0s8 Bales exports for Tho Wosk foreign 22,385 Bales doa Stuiso 2,818 Bales Stock 102,520 Bales. Sterling nominal 43@47 sight h per cent discount. Gold 133. New Orleans dec. 20.�?another fire at Vicksburg Quot at Midnight last night and destroyed Fiuty Fie Vii thousand dollars Worth of property is insure d for thirty five thousand dollars. This was three incendiary fires in that City in time successive nights. Special orders 214& dated yesterday revokes portion a of special orders 191 and 192, issued of general Mower removing judge of Tho fourth District court clerks of the third fourth and sixth District courts third Justice of Tho peace state tax collectors first and Lorth District superintendents of Public Edu cation and Secretary of state others in their places. These Are Tho removals which were suspended on orders from Washington. General Hancock s order states that Tho even Deuce does idiot sustain the til legit tons Cou tailed in said orders of removal. Paragraph four of Samo order confirms portions of mowers orders no. 173 and 170, removing Tho Coroner and the third Justice a of the ease but makes no appointments for these offices. Tho order states that Tho charge of Malf Calanco of of too against Tho latter of ichor was not sustained parties named a proposing to take Bonds issued by Tho con a Veo Tiou having denied All connection. Jago Cooley introduced a Resolution repealing Blackburn a ordinance authorizing Tho Essno of $300,000 in Bonds. Referred. It is stated that members of Tho convention who offered their warrants to brokers for discount could get no takers at any Price. A Resolution was adopted yesterday requesting Congress to pas3 a Law ordering Del Public lands and lands sold by Tho United states up shall and under process of courts to to surveyed and sold in tracts of not Moro than Ono Hundred nor less than five acre forbidding the Sale of Moro than Ono such tract to Ono individual or corporation. New Yolk dec. 20.�?Cotton easier sales 1800 flour Dull state 38 400, 10 Southern $10 00�14 50. Wheat Dull. Corn easier Western mixed is 37i. Mess a pork $20-80., lard quiet. Groceries quiet. Turpentine 5f i@51jc. Rosin s2g7. Freights Dull. A. Washington dec. 20.�?Tho Voto of Bill striking White from District ordinances did not comb in. There is Somo difference of opinion but the presumption is that this amounts to a pocket veto. A full Cabinet Mealing to Day. A count to Day indicates that a repeal of Tho Cotton tax had a Voto been taken would have failed by two votes. An ultimate modification of Tho tax is probable hut it will hardly apply to this years crop it Iau Allan nominated collector of Toche la.-, District Quot Quot Quot a a paragraph in current that Hancock was on Tho cominis non that Hung mrs. Surratt is a Truo. A general Hancock at Tho Timo was comma Diug department of Washington but had nothing to do with Tho military Coingus Sion and approved her execution. Camberly democratic caucus candidate for senator from California is a prominent Law yer. Formerly of new.York., Jelm Mitchell declines Tho presidency of Tho denims. Tho Revenue receipts to Day three Hundred and Twenty six thousand dollars. Washington Deo. 20�?senath.�?a petition a Isom citizens of Ohio was presented asking an increase to the currency. Lle Forred to finance commit co. A memorial was presented signed by forty presidents and professors of colleges asking Tho abolition of Tho tax on philosophical Appa Ratus. Referred to finance committee. Somo local business ensued when Tho Cotton tax was resumed. W Ido and wild views were expressed. A Bill was presented amending the recon it. Striction act to make a majority of motors ratify Tho Constitution. Tho Sunato wont into executive session and adjourned. Bill forfeiting lands granted Southern railroads Camo up. Julian maintained that Nono except the new Orleans and Opelousas Road had complied with Tho terms of the Grant. Tho matter was finally Prapon de until Tho first tuesday in january. Thor construction commit co was allowed a cleric. Tho Iio Ubo went into commit too of Tho whole whereupon soveral unimportant ques Troub wore taken up on which no Voto w is a required and Tho Homo adjourned. A new Visk dec. 20.�?monoy closed a in a changed. Gold li$3. Sterling 110@110j. Stocks steady. Governments closed steady. Coupons of�?Tc2,108.1 of cd 105.j of , 1054 of �?T07, 1084. 5-20 a 100�100i7-30�?Tu 103ij. Sub Treasury balance $102,000,000. Baltimore dec. 20. A or. Davie Ana Iacy left for new Orleans yesterday on the Steamer Cuba. Havana do. 19.�?Tho mail. From Tho mexican Capitol has arrived with dates to the 11th inst. There reigned great excitement Over the total withdrawal of the British legation and consuls and Tho matter was freely commented on by the press. According to his instructions or. Middleton is to leave British subjects under the Protection of Mexico herself. It was expected that All Tho european legation a would follow Tho example of great Britain and leave Tho suited states Solo occupant of Tho diplomatic Field in Mexico. Rich mines had been discovered in Vera Cruz and several others had been discovered near the town of Torrez in Sonora. They consisted of eight Gold mine thirty five Silver mines besides thirty others of diff ent characters not specified in the report. An attempt Wras made to assassinate general Altory late military governor of the state of Vera Cruz when he was leaving the theatre at Jalapa. Daring the disturbance a that. Ensued some parties shouted Vivas in Honor of general Porfirio Diaz proclaiming him As president of Mexico. Nearly All the political prisoners have been liberated dec. 21.�?stocks Active. Exchange 110j. Money per cent. Gold 133j-�133i. Tennessee cd a 62& old Bonds 84. Flour Dull and drooping. Wheat quiet and heavy. Corn Dull and in buyers favor. Ryo advancing. Oats firm. Pork Dull mess $20 75. Whisky nominal. Cotton quiet at 15ic. For middling Uplands. Freights Dull. Turpentine 50o. Rosin firmer. Mobile dec. 21.�?Tho trial of mayor Horton general Popes appointee for violation of the civil rights Bill in the Case of Charles Archie Johnson was concluded to Day. This trial was occasioned by Tho illegal banishment of said Johnson from the City. The Case was fully and ably argued before. Judge Busteed u. S. District court being a Quot precedent ease and provoked considerable discussion and interest among the people. It is regarded As a fair test of the Protection offered by that Bill and resulted in a verdict of guilty rendered a few moments after the. Jury retired. Tho sentence Wil be promulgated at 12 of clock to Morrow. Havana dec. 21.�?advices from Chili and pert ii of late Date state that the supreme court judges in Bogota Wero suspected of complicity in Mosquera treason but that the Senate acquitted them. Prado president of Peru had gained another Victory Over Tho rebels. An insurrection took place in the Capitol of Yucatan of the occasioned by some sex imperialists who manager to arouse peo Plo and Garrison to Rise against Tho Lopal authorities. The affair was a bloodless one although governor Clpeda had to take flight. Tho rebels proclaimed that they obeyed Juarez. They made Noisey demonstrations in front of Tho american consulate. A a rett a Quot a a Demarra dec �?o2�.�?Cotton Dull middling 14.0 Eales 4000 Bales receipts 3086 la ales Export 12,�2g Bales. Sugar firm Ned unchanged. Molasses air to Primo @70o. Flour Dell superfine so 50 Choice $12 @s14 50. Corn Dull at 81 05. ©3110. Oats 85a. Pork Dull offering at s22 75. Bacone shoulders .11c. Clear sides \ 15i@15e. Lard unchanged. Sterling 44� a 47. Now York sight h discount. Gold ,132j. Texas cattle first Quality s40 second Quality s25@s30 third Quality $10�s20. Sheep is Bdl so 00. New Yore dec. 21.�?shipments of Gold for Tho week Aro s2,000,000 Money Casy 1call Loans per Cen. Trio Bank statement Isi Nowa a decrease in Loans of $1,162,199 currency and 31,418,700 specie. Tho circulation is s199, 000,800 increase in Deposit 8588,000 increase in Legal tender s3,357,000. Gold closed at 133� is Chango quiet government securities a fraction lower railways Active Cotton a Shade lower sales 1800 Bales at 15i@15.je. Intelligence from Tortola to Tho 13th inst., represents that Tho people Are suffering greater privations than those of st. Thomas. Tho dead lie unburied mud a pestilence As threatened which could Only to avoided by lurking the corpses. The inhabitants Aro almost entirely without food. Tho Tortugas was. Washed away not Tortol news from Hayti is to Tho 4th inst. President Sal Avo has repulsed Tho insurgents. Tho government was carried on by Beasson who was acting As president during Salnave a absence. Tho Black general Ulysses was causing general alarm by his measures of conscription. A reign of terror was inaugurated and the peo Plo Wero concealing themselves. New Yoio a dec. 21.�?Tho supremo court has rendered a decision in the Gardner Tyler will Case setting Asido the verdict of Tho jury in Tho trial at Staten isl Uhd and ordering a now trial Tho costs to abide the event. To decision is in favor of mrs. Tyler. Boston dec. 22.�?Tho passenger train from South Bridge for Boston on Tho Erio and Hartford Road was thrown off Tho track yesterday by a broken rail. Ono car Wos turned Over and several passengers bruised noun seriously. Orders Havo been received at Tho Navy Yard to discharge thirty per cent of the mechanics. Havana. Doc. 21.--Captain general Sor. Us Midi has Arlo eyed at Tho Eutran co of the Harbor. Arrived Steamer Liberty from new Orleans Steamer Gen. Barnes from now Orleans sailed this evening for now Orleans. Nashvle Doc. 22.�?Tho.jltadical judicial a Coli Ventis a Mot Here yesterday. It was in of Quot of the most Stormy political conventions Ever held ill Tennesse nearly two thousand negroes wore present and Tho convention after adjourning from Tho court House to the Capitol Broko up in confusion without non Ina Ting an attorney general. The following nominations Voro. Mado Chancellor h. H. Harrison criminal Couit judge John h. Smith circuit court judge Eugeno Corry Philadelphia Doc. 22.�?four Largo distilleries Wero sized Yos Torday on a Chargo of defrauding Tho government by Falso Revenue returns. New York. Deo.,22.�? arrived Niagara from Richmond George Cromwell from now Orleans thames from Savannah Torry from Newborn and Louisa Moore from Newbern. Mobile Deo. 21.�?mayor Horton was sentenced by judge Busteed to Day. Tho judge i ted or. Horton by a jury of your Peers acquaintances and townsmen Soleo ted by yourself from an entire panel Yoti Havo been tried upon an indictment of the grand jury and found guilty of Tho offences Laid to your Chargo. It now becomes my duty to pronounce Tho sentence of Tho Law upon your conviction. Tho indictment contains two counts against you one for an occurrence on Tho 8th of August and Tho other on the 11th of August 18g7. Each of these transactions embraces Tho offence of forcibly sending a citizen of this stack into exile. Tho government might ditto Del counts embracing other charges against you for violating the civil rights statutes but the indictment is framed Lipon Taesoo two. this conviction you might be sent to the state prison for two years and fined $2000. A by this court its discretion upon this behalf must be exercised in View of its responsibilities to god and Man. I am of opinion that the ends of i Iblis Justice and the rights of citizens have been vindicated Iii to amp a con notion and. To imprison you would not add to its moral effect. Tho sentence of the court is that you pay a Fine of two Hundred and fifty dollars. A Short time after Tjie adjournment of court Horton paid the Fine and want discharged from custody. A a a ,dec.21.�?Tho Columbus. Ga., enquirer says that the trial of Tho negro. Conspirator acid revolutionist George Shorter at Union Springs Ala. Resulted in his conviction and sentence to jail for six months. the trial of material facts heretofore telegraphed about his organization of a negro government in Bullock county were proved. The report that he claims to have been sent to do this work by the radicals in the Northwestern state is confirmed. But for the timely discovery of this secret organization and Tho Active and energetic measures adopted to break it up it would doubtless have been extended among the ignorant Blacks and produced a great Deal of mischief. It was reported at Union Springs Early yesterday morning when the cars left that Shorter had broken out of jail the night previous and escaped. Whether he effected his escape unaided or was assisted by negroes belonging to his so called government we could not learn. Tho negroes generally As heretofore stated were much incensed gains Frehim. The Greenville Ala. Advocate says a the negro who a few Days since shot a woman because she refused to marry him was apprehended on yesterday by several of i his color who had sworn vengeance for the Black and wicked deed. He was armed ipod showed Pluck and it was not until he was severely wounded by a gunshot which will in All probability prove fatal that he a Atlanta dec. 21.�?Tho convention met this morning and immediately a adjourned Over to monday. If is rumoured on the streets that Tho committee of Ono a sent to Milledge Ville to draw Tmey to pay the convention has telegraphed that there is no funds there. Washington dec. 21.�?j. A Sullivan arrived yesterday from Louisiana and is said to be preparing an argument for a test Case to to heard in the supreme court which will involve All the issues raised by reason of military orders issued in the South since 1861. Eminent both North and South no in communication with him and the issues will be thoroughly examined. New Orleans Dee. 23.�?Cotton declined a a middling m4@14�o. Sales 5000 Bales receipts since saturday 7559 Bales. Sugar firm common 9@10c., prime to Chico 13�13.3o. Molasses Active fair to Choice 58@75c. Flour Dull superfine �9 50 treble extra $11 50 Choice s12 50@$14 50. Com quiet at $1 0g@$1 15. Oats 83c. Pork Dull quoted at 822 75. Bacone shoulders . Clear sides 15ic. Lard kegs quoted at 13c. No Tiatco in Market Sterling 42@ 48, nominal. New York sight i discount. Gold 132. New Yolk do. 23.�?cottoti lower 154� a 15j. Flour quiet Corn quiet mixed West Ern �1 37@lt39. A Oats act Iio and firmer. Wheat Active. Pork steady and quiet mess �20 90. Lard groceries Dull. Rosin $2 67. Turpentine 50@52&c. A a new Yoke Deo. 23.�?government securities firm �?T65 s 1054 5-20�?Ts, 100& �?Tg2�?Ts,.108 �?Tg7�?Ts, 108g. Money closed very easy. Call Loans generally per cont with at 5. Discounts quiet at 7@9 percent a old 1334. A a shango fixin and quiet at 10�10g. Railway stocks heavy and lower at second Board but rallied at close. Louisville dec. 23.�? Cotton 13i�14c. Flour Corn easier. Mess pork $20 00� 21 00 for old and new. Bacone shoulders i in. Clear sides 14opacked. Baltimore dec. 23.�?Cotton very Dull at 154c. Flour quiet and unchanged Howard extra s10 75@1100. Cob White is 25� 1 28 Oats Dull 75@78c. Lice scarce provisions unchanged it a it new Yoke dec. 23.�?arrived, Albemarle. From. Richmond. V Quot ,. New Yolk dec. 23.�?news from Rio Janeiro by Steamer states that another Shock of earthquake occurred at st. Thomas. Excite ment still continues. Rst.4doiilngo, Deo. 20.�?president cobral a government has been Defeated and Tho people Havo issued a proclamation again st him. Baez was proclaimed president by the people. It is announced that a commission is going to Arlington to Cori Ludo arrange monks for the Transfer of the Bay of Samana to the United states. New Orleans ofic. 23.�?a. H. , Tho actor we Alejj obituary was publish. De recently by several Northern papers is Alivo and Well. He is stage manager of Tho Academy of music in this City. A a a a in this mornings session of the Conven ton a Resolution was a offered by Bonsignour coloured directing the first legislature a icon vented after Tho adoption of the Constitution to ascertain Tho entire indebtedness of the state Issue Bonds therefor at Pix per cent., not to run Over 4c years and tax two millions annually a a levied redemption of Tho same. Consideration postponed. In the afternoon session Cooley read a certificate from Tho state treasurer to Tho effect that no funds had been deposited to tyo credit of the convention and therefore Ino cd a suspension of the rules for Tho adoption of his Resolution repealing the Bond ordinance. Tho motion to suspend was lost. The balance of Tho session until adjournment was passed in the discussion of the Bond question in Tho course of which a coloured member named Barthon Neau said when to reflected upon Tho Bond schema he Felt ashamed of conventions. He Felt that the issuance of three Hundred thousand dollars in Bonds at eight per cent for which to receive but one Hundred and ninety five thousand dollars was an infamous swindle. Adjourned to 11 a. M. To Morrow Tho second clause of Cooley a Resolution provides for Tho payment of members War a rants out of any funds in Tho hands of Tho state treasurer. Washington Deo. 23.�?a dispatch received hero announces Tho killing . Corneliuss Hamilton representative in co Gross from Tho eight District of Ohio by his son eighteen years of age while under a temporary fit of insanity. New Yolk dec. 23.�?exchange 106. Money per cent. Gold 1330�?T flour quiet and steady wheat quiet and firm Corn is a Shade better Rye firmer oat higher pork Dull at $28 00 lard steady Cotton quiet at 15i for Uplands freights Dull turpentine steady at 50ic. Rosin very firm $2 80 for strained common. New Yolk dec. 23.�?arrived, Emily Smith Charleston. 0. The Cable announces the b in k Palermo from new Orleans for Vigo Spain ashore near Caieiro Portugal. Memphis dec. 23�?general Ord has issued general orders sending Gillem assistant commissioner Fri Edmond a in Rouy to Washington to represent the a starving condition of freedmen in portions of his sub District. Also declares in another order that freedmen shall work in the coming year or be arrested As vagrants if work can possibly to had. New Yolk dec. 23.�?arrived, Mariposa from new Orleans and North America from Rio Janeiro. Washington dec. 23.�?number of persons who went South at the beginning of the War and whose property in Tho City was �6nfis a rated have entered suits for recovery of the same. Eminent counsel is engaged and a hearing will take place in january. We. Smithson formerly a banker in this City who was convicted on a charge of sending information South and sentenced to Tho Albany Penitentiary but afterwards pardoned has entered suit against sex Secretary Stanton for $50,000 damages for false imprisonment. Mews. London dec 19�?midnight.�?it is said that a paper has been found in Wolverhampton showing a fenian plot to plunder the militia armoires. V the Prusso danish negotiations will to resumed in january. Italy Calls out More reserves. London dec. 91�?another victim Iby the explosion he re the sheriff and Surveyor were died at new Castle. Eight were killed there. Campbell the broker recently arrested has been acquitted. A Pasis dec. 19.�?bu in increased nine million francs a a. London dec. 19 92 9-16. Bonds 72. 1 live Pool a dec. 20�?noon.�?Cotton quiet and unchanged sales 8000 Bales sales for the week 68,000 Bales whereof 11,000 were for Export and 2,000 for speculation Stock 460.000 Bales whereof 82,000 were american bread stuffs and others quiet. London dec. 20�?p.m.�?con 1 9211-16. �?oiixvebi�?Tooi., dec. 20�?1&, 16&.�?z�ftl Low. My 3d. A. A London dec. 20�?evening.�?consols 92. Bonds 72 1-16. Bank foot Quot dec. 20.�?Bonds 763. Love Pool. Dec. 20�?evening.�?Cotton easier under unfavourable Trade report but More doing. Saleb 10,000 Bales. No quotations. _ London Deo. 20.�?Tho times has n Lead ing editorial on american matters. It is mainly devoted to decrying United states finances and Mccullochh a piano. Paris dec. 20.�?tfi� Moni eur publishes of Tho recent Parana Battle. The paraguayan general by neglect and inactivity not Only lost the results of his great Victory but was subsequently badly beaten. The paraguayan lost in Tho second engagement very heavily. Pabis dec. 20.�?the army Bill is under a a debate in the Senate. Its adoption is urged on the ground of the German situation and Tho revolutionary aspect Nitoly a a. London dec. 20.�?the coroners jury on those killed by the Clerken Svino explosion rendered a verdict of murder against Timothy Desmond and Jerry Allen. Four other men have been arrested and on examination have been implicated in the outrage. Troops left to Day hum edly for Portsmouth in a special be Blindt c. 20.�?it is said that the do to of Baden will abdicate and leave Baden Freo to join the North Eris confederation. London dec. 20.�?midnight.�?cabinet do ter mined to ask parliament to suspend the writ of Hareas Corpus in England on account of Feniuk outrages 1 London dec. 21�?noon.�?consols 923. Bonds 72 3-1g. Live Pool dec. 21�?noon.�?Cotton quiet estimated sales ten thousand Bales. Bread stuffs quiet. A. / London dec. 21�?2 p. unchanged Bonds live Pool i dec. 21.�?Cotton Dull sales 10.000 Bales. Uplands 7 5-161. Orleans 7 9-16, live Pool dec. 21.�?evening.�?information has been received Here that the ship Paragon last from Quebec put into Milford in distress. Sho had experienced a heavy Gale considerable damage s she also lost her deck Load. London Deo. 21.�?the government is. Still taking precautionary measures to guard against Tho expected movements of fenian. The troops which Wero yesterday a is patched. To Portsmouth were to Day sent to Osborne Isle of Wight ,. Pabis dec. 29.�?the army Bill was Intro , Iii Quot the corps la gis Latif Grazier do fended it not As a preparation for Early War,., for it reduced present effective Force but for future contingencies. Rouher declared the Bill did not indicate War but was intended As a permanent measure. A a London dec. 22.�?the observer says the recent precautions of the government have been taken with a full knowledge of Tho fenian plans. Jeddo and Osaka in Japan will to opened to Commerce on the 29th january. Live Pool dec. 23�?2 p. easier and declined cd Uplands 7 3-16, Orleans 7 7-16. Bread Stafij Dull. Pabis dec. 23.�?�?Tthe bourse is firmer and rentes better. Boston Deo. 23.�?two email Block stores burned on saturday. Loss $30,000. London dec. 23.�?evening.�?consols 92�?z. Bouda. 72�@72i. Live Pool dec. 23.�?Cotton closed easy Uplands in port 7 3-lcd. To arrive g.?d. Orleans 74d. Produce Dull and unchanged. Bread stuff s and provisions steady. London dec. 23.�?fenianism. Is still engrossing a Large = share of Public attention. A no excitement however. The times this morning believes the next parliament will consider such affairs with a View of an amelioration of the condition of Ireland. London noon Deo. 23.�?consols 92 9-16 Bonds 72$. Iriven pop noon dec. 23.�?Cotton Dull and unchanged sales Teu thousand Bales. Bread stuffs Dull. Vienna dec. 23.�?Tho new Constitution. Has been promulgated. Florence dec. 23.�?the ministry have been Defeated in parliament on final vote by two majority. ,�?~,7 an important Ortlep. Bureau of ref does freedmen and abandoned lands District of.loui8ion.a.�?T_. no. 181 Julian st., n. O., dec. 9,1867. J circular no. 18. Quot the following instructions relative to the duties and Powers of agents of the Bureau in this state Are promulgated for Tho information and guidance of All concerned. 1. All cases of difficulty or disagreement Between Whites and freedmen or Between the freedmen themselves will to referred in the first instance to the civil courts far adjudication. It is the duty of Tho Bureau agents in a i minor cases of complaint Are concerned to effect if possible Dia amicable and. Satisfactory settlement Between the parties without referring the Samo to this civil authorities but in those cases involving Legal questions and which from their nature Are properly cognizable before civil tribunals Bureau agents Are not empowered to make final disposition of the Samo nor interfere in any Way whatever with Tho action of the. Civil authorities in such cases. It is Ali Etc duty t i advis e freedmen when necessary in a bringing suits before Tho civil courts and should the exigencies of the c ase demand it they will appear As the freedmen a Friend or attorney. In All cases where planters Gor other employers Rouso or neglect to pay. Wages due freedmen the Bureau agents Wili it Quot neck so sary make application to the civil authorities for the Protection of the labourers in their just rights As provided by necessary to insure payment a to the labourer according. To the terms of contract with employers the agent will Call upon the. Civil authorities to Nikko such seizures of crops and property As May be requisite to secure Tho freedmen their just dues. Id no Case will the Bureau agent proceed to make such. Seizures unless the civil Authori-1 ties fail or refuse to give that Protection to labourers which is authorized by existing Laws entitling them to a Lien on Tho crops and movable property for labor performed Tho evidence that Tho civil courts have failed of refused to take action must be Clear. And positive. The Bureau agent will then seize and hold a a such Orient portion of the crop or property to cover Tho amount justly due to the freedmen reporting immediately to these Headquarters Tho action taken by him. Together with All other information no Caspary for a full understanding of Tho Case. Tho officers and agents of the Freedman a Bureau will in ail respects conform their actions to the provisions of the a civil rights Bill a which Seoul re to citizens of every race and color the Rig lit to make and in forgo contracts , and give evidence la a no Merit Purchase lease sell hold and convey real and personal Tett. And equal Benefit of All Laws and proceedings a for the Security of persons and property and which subjects coloured citizens to like punishment pains and penalties As Whit amp citizens and to none other any Law statute fir i Nance regulation connary notwithstanding and which further makes it their special duty at Tho expense of tvs United states to Institute proceedings against All and every person who shall Viola it the provisions of the act and to cause hits or them to be arrested imprisoned or bailed As Tho Case May be for trial before such court of the United states As by Tho act has cognizance of Tho same. A ii where outrages Ara perpetrated a a on freedmen and the civil authorities fail or refuse on proper application by to Bureau agent to take action to be euro the arrest and trial of Tho party or parties so offending it will then be the of of a the. Agent to Call upon the nearest Quot military commander for amp sufficient Force to arrest Tho party or parties committing the outrage a. But this course Wili not be taken unless Tho civil authorities have failed or Havo refused to perform their duty As the Law Dunco of such failure or refusal will 1 0 forwarded to these Headquarters together with a full and comprehensive Repart of All the by order of lieutenant colonel w. Al Quot Wood 1st us i s. Infantry assistant commissioner. A it. A j. M. Lee j 1st lieutenant 3? a s. Infantry a acting assistant adjutant general. The Piton obopof1867.�? Alexander Del mar director of Gie Bureau oct statistics. A a a woe to As to the probable yield of the Cotton crop of the present year Saye that the a latest returns received at the Bursae of statistics sum up the Cotton crop it 1,90 k 000 Bales and a few divisions Are yet unheard from so that the total estimate will probably not fall Short of two Milf a on he Ndoc that this is regarded by those Best informed on the subject a a Low estimate their figure being 2,500,000 Bales. . Delmar states that his estimate is based upon the return Mado from five Hundred and Twenty six diet Sion a by the assistant assessors. In acaso in Ohio judge Storer has help that greenbacks Are not subject,.to taxation. An Effort was Mado to compel messes. amp Mclean to Placo $30,000 of their Means alleged to Bejin greenbacks on the tax Dupill Cate. They declined to do so alleging that such notes were exempt from taxation. J a do Storer sustained this position declaring that the exemption claimed was Legal. We done to see Why there should to any a trouble in settling Tho financial question everybody appears to understand All its intricacies and knows that remedy is required
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