y a scalawag county as their party candidate.
General Warmoth, Governor of the State, was a Fusionist: the Fusionists being a party of timid people, led by Senator Jewell, who wished for nothing so much as peace, and sank all points of difference with their neighbours in order to oppose the policy attributed to President Grant of meaning to rule Louisiana and her sister States by the sword.
Warmoth's term of office was near an end. Jewell proposed him for a second term; but Jewell's advocacy failed.
A second term for Warmoth, and no second term for Grant, proved a bad cry. The contest for Governor and Lieutenant-Governor lay between General McEnery Jewell's advocacy failed.
A second term for Warmoth, and no second term for Grant, proved a bad cry. The contest for Governor and Lieutenant-Governor lay between General McEnery and General Penn, soldiers of local name, on one side; and William P. Kellogg, a lawyer from Illinois, and Caesar C. Antoine, a Negro porter, on the other side.
Each party claimed the victory, and till the Chambers met no one could say how matters stood.
The evidence might have to go before the Supreme Court of Louisiana; but
Warmoth, in connexion with Senator Jewell, started the Fusion, by which their party
He carries this suggestion to his old friend Jewell for insertion in the Bulletin.
Then I must try elsewhere, says Warmoth.
Jewell is of opinion that the scheme should not be brys Warmoth.
If you print that document, cries Jewell, I will ruin you for ever.
Warmoth prints hnable compromise of the dispute.
Next morning Jewell comes out with a leader in which Warmoth is des record.
Warmoth defends himself by accusing Jewell of lying-unmitigated lying.
He adds that Jewegive the Senator a government printing job!
Jewell now sends an agent to Warmoth's residence in Sht.
Warmoth says he cannot meet a fellow like Jewell, on hearing which reply, the Senator sends him a challenge.
Warmoth, to Jewell's great surprise, accepts.
What follows is a mystery as well asnt in the Confederate army, and a partner with Jewell in the printing business, takes the quarrel wi[4 more...]