ects in view at New Orleans; first, to secure the State vote for his second term as President; second to procure the State senatorship for his brother-in-law, James B. Casey.
For either of these purposes Federal troops might be employed by an unscrupulous President; but Judge Durell was trying to get the Senatorship for Norton, and therefore unlikely to assist in bringing Casey to the front.
Neither Governor Warmoth nor General McEnery could make it out. Against whom was Packard to march the Federal troops?
Time solved the mystery.
Stephen B. Packard got his telegram on Wednesday night. Next evening, Durell sent for him to his private lodgings on impoapitol.
No living man, not even President Grant, pretends to think that order of Durell lawful, or those proceedings of Packard just.
Durell had his reward.
Casey withdrew from the contest for Senator, taking the snug and lucrative berth of Collector, while Durell's friend Norton was adopted by a scalawag county as their par