on me by stealth, and struck me twice before I saw him. The cane he carried was a sword-stick; a weapon as deadly as a sword; and far more deadly than a knife.”
This murder in the street has heated and perplexed the situation; for, whatever men may think of street fighting, a man with blood on his hands is not an officer whom any reasonable man would like to seat in the chair of State.
In a more settled country, such an act would drive a man from public life; and for the moment, even in Louisiana
has become impossible.
How long will the ban endure?
“You seem to think General Warmoth
dead,” says one of his admirers.
Bury him in a hole, and cover him with earth.
In five weeks he is up again.
You'll live to see Warmoth President
of the United States