gers, clerk of the late Chamber and candidate for the next, is waiting in Kellogg's anteroom, with his official roll.
Michael Hahn, a lawyer, whom the Republican party have pricked for Speaker, sits in Kellogg's cabinet.
The scalawags distrust MichMichael Hahn, on account of his legal scruples, but their party is too poor in law to overlook his claim.
Who else is fit to stand against Louis A. Wiltz?
Some members want to have a Negro in the chair.
Some others, heated by spiced liquors, say they sans.
Guess dat true, hiccups his no less tipsy comrade, Ole Pinch some Nig. Bravo Pinch!
Pinchback is with Kellogg, Hahn, and Campbell, waiting in the cabinet for a chance.
If six or seven Conservatives, led by curiosity, should happen to drop in, a legal quorum would be present, and the roll might be called, Hahn voted to the chair, and Vigers appointed Clerk.
Some trimmers of the Warmoth school are noticed slipping in and out-only, as they say, to see the fun and get a drink.
, the Conservative member for La Farouche, that the Hon. Louis A. Wiltz, late Mayor of New Orleans, take the chair.
Vigers, waiting for some one to propose Michael Hahn, has the impertinence to say he will not put Billieu's motion.
Vigers is Clerk-Clerk of the last Chamber-and his function is to read the roll.
By courtesy a accustomed to such dodges, intercept them before a count-out can be tried.
A member proposes the Hon. Louis A. Wiltz as Speaker; a second member proposes the Hon. Michael Hahn. Fifty-eight members are present in the House. Fifty-five cast their votes for Wiltz, who is declared elected, in the midst of frantic cheers.
Judge Houalty to tile law and constitution of Louisiana.
Wiltz calls the House, and swears the members who remain.
Though some have slipped away there is a legal quorum.
Hahn, uncertain what to do, remains, and takes the oath from Wiltz.
Captain Floyd is voted Serjeant, and Mr. Trezevant nominated Clerk.
The House is now composed.
f we will pay a visit to the Legislature and Executive, Speaker Hahn and Governor Kellogg will be happy to receive us at theown!
The uproar beats the tumult of a country fair.
Michael Hahn, the gentleman who presides, seats us near his chair an
There is a certain eloquence in His words.
Yes, says Speaker Hahn, there is something in these fellows.
Nearly all of thed to open his mouth in presence of a White man.
The Hon. Michael Hahn affects not to know how many members of his parliamre present.
Fifty-six answer to their names.
0, Michael Hahn!
On passing to the Upper House, we find a tall, pale
Have you fifty-four Members?
No; fifty-three. Speaker Hahn has allowed three candidates not returned by the Board been done, they are unlawful and without my sanction.
Michael Hahn is no more Speaker than I am President.
My Chamber is a caucus and no more; but Hahn is fond of titles, and the coloured members like to hear themselves called a Legislature.