a Republican, Phelps
of New Jersey
, a Republican, and Potter
of New York, a Democrat, are in the city taking evidence, and the two Republicans hardly hide their agreement with the Democrat, that the attempt to govern through the aid of Federal soldiery is the cause of all the disorder seen about the Gulf
With critics so unfriendly to disarm, it is Kellogg
's policy to seek some safe and legal ground; but where in Louisiana
can intruders like Kellogg
find that safe and legal ground?
is not only stronger in votes but in repute and training.
Many of his adherents, such as Penn
, his Lieutenant-governor
, and Wiltz
, his candidate for Speaker, were familiar with public business and the rules of public life.
Wealth, culture, eloquence are on their side.
's group there is hardly a man of name.
Among them may be good Republicans, men who heartily believe there is no way of saving Black equality except by crushing White
freedom; but these Republicans have no voice in the clubs and drawing-rooms where White
men meet and White
They stand apart, committed by their heresies to a social ban.