We are authorized to aiRrt'ut I
WILLIAM A. ST'WART
as a candidate for I)istict MArncy for the 18th
Judiujal District, composed ofthe iarishes of lsa- I
pide, and Avoyclles, ,:bject o iIe ddci-lon of the
people at tiLe ballot-ox .i prem "er next.
|" We are authori,." :o ainouncC that ,
C. W, ]BO E 1
is an independent can ictc to represent the parish
of liapides in th ne t Legilature. 1
y We arc a,.lorized to annonce that
J. A. NEWELL
is an Independeut candidate for the office of Clerk
of the District Court for the Parish of Rapides.
g We are requested to announce
VM. L. GRAY
as a candidate for the otlice of Sheriffof the Parish
of Rapides, at the ensuing November Election.
g' For Sheriff, Parish Rapides,
ILIJAtl R. CROIBY,
subject tn the willot the people at the next Novem
APPO 1 N T fl E N '1'S.
-ToRN M. LAN.cM, the I)emocratic Candidate
for Congress in the Fourth Congressional District,
-ad T. J. SErn.:s, the Democratic candidate for
Autorney Geicral, wili address their tellow-citizens
at the following places, on the day% <pecified.
They will also take pleasure in fillirg any other
sppointmeints which their fr>lids may choo'e to
make on the route, which will not interfere with
tho-a already 1,.ishcd;
Sraurl:ay.... October la .....Vermillonvllle.
Monday .... " 17 ......Abbeville,
Saturday.... " 22 ..,...Lat.e Charles,
Tuesday.... " 25 . ....Hll,,eston's,
Wednesday: " 28 ......Kirk's Mills,
Friday .... ' 28 ......Mainy,
ov,;y .... " 13 ..., .Natchitoches,
Wedneeday.. Nov. 2 ......M.iustield,
S"turd:iy.... " 5 ......Shreveport.
Barboecuo at Huddleston's and
A Democratic Barbecue wull be given at Hlud
diston's on TIesdhy, October 25th, and iunihor
at Kirk's Mills, Anrteoco, Sabiue Parish, or Wed
nest::y, Oc tobr 211th. Me-srs. S.t.mu:s and LAS
DuM, and other Speakers will be present at both
ItH 31.R.Esyn., A'yr'.t.-A reucontre
to'.k rmlace at NMIarksvi.ie, a week ago to
day letwieen Edward T" Lewis Esq. ad
Judge Cullum, gnrowing out of an assault
which was cw ni tted on Wmn. B. Lewis
Esq. the fathr 'of Edwlar T. Lewis, on
the pricedi:: 3.rind y by Judge Gulutm.
As tke matter will prol.bably underg,)
judicial i, h 'esti:ga:tion we dcero it our duty
ti rcf'ui: fr'o' ,tulihi.rrg any of the va
".0'ious viarIou of the a.tic whijh we have
veard or read. Such stateimeots, which
must necessarily be imper ect, would per
hy.ps tend to bias the minds of readers
who may be called upon to act as jurors
in soIiiU otre of the suits which the difii
culty hl;s oriiginatcd. The immediate
partiei to the affair, however may be justi
fiable in publishing their own etatement
over thir owin signatures to prevent a
forstailing of public opirion. Shuhl they
iCe fit to do so we shall not withhold from
them the use of our columus.
We are gratified to learn thut Mr. Lewis
is rapidly recocering frotm the wound be
• ** The reports fromt all portions of
our Parish are more and cheering, all pre
sagi:g a brilliant victory and a clean
sweep on the 7th of next month. There
is nothing in o:ir local arid parochial at
fairs to sug;r..st cormoment except 1the dili
gcic- anrd "'irlatry of er candidates and
of the nmay well known working Demo
brats. No Dem,,cratie sentinel sleeps
ppon his post. If bam is not yet dead in
Rapides, his followers wight as well speak
for his coffin.
* *S' Some utknrown Iiiried sends us a
pamphlet copy of the speech of Comono.
dore Robert F. Stockton, on the "Past,
Present and Future of the American Par
ty," for which we te.ter thanks. We
have laid it aside ftr use when the gal
lant Commodore becomes thre K, N. candi
date for eresident.
BALTI.our, Oct. 1l---The el'ction in this city
for municipal ollicers was held to-day, but not
without, a remetition of some of the disgracefil pro.
ceedings which have characterized so niany pre.
ious occasions of the kinI,
There wa:. considerable excitement during the
day anrd serious disturbances occurred at several
of tie polls.
In the ninth ward the reformers were attacked
and driven entrrely away from the polls at about 3
o'clock this afternoon, and the candidate of the
Retorm party for that ward withdrew ihis nmre in
: In the thirteenth ward a serious collision oc
curred between the two parties and several were
Mr. Frush, of the firm of Frush & Fr '. ",r, of the
Reform party, had his cheek bone . 4,d by a
terribly blow with a chab1 and is suffcring severely
froit the wound.
The unmuinee of the Reformers in that Ward was
Ir tie 10th ward the Reformers achieved a great
. Bas. IORE, Oct. 13.--Two men were shot last
alght. The ballot-box in the twentieth ward was
krneashed no pieces aod no return has been made of
tire vote in that ward..
The l~h,'orm party havys carried .even wards anrd
defeated moUt of the obiectionable candidates of
Exdu.ive of the 20th ward, the American party
late a rsjority ot 8s7 againsi 1r00 majority atthe
last ele-t~ri. rir:rt~ tb
S3ALE o0' WNEGRPES.
3 TllUFl? OF OCTOtEltR NEXT myV
0thuseuwil ,b opened arrid a large supplyrt.-i.l
1 rted from Virria, Marylnd, and Georgia.
At",tward, during the whola seinoir, tire supply
be k:-t.,,,atept good by the receipt of larg.e lots of
tieCUOIQEST NlEOEUS to he Iral fronm the
R b Seates. Apply at 54 Baronre street, be
tween OLriit sn(l Gravier, and two squares wept
luimm St. Charles Hlotel.
Utetl2-.nS0 WALTER L. CAMIPBLLr
NIEGROES FOR SALEI 1
JJOS.ELY & SPA 1GINS,
FROM NORTH ALABAMA,
" %ILL be in Alexandria, La., between the 15th
I and 20th inst., with about
For sale, consisting of able-bodied FIELD IHANiS,
likc(ly BOYS, GIERLS and WOMEN; also one.good
IlRICKLAYEII. They invite those wishing to buy
No. 1 Negroeu to wait until their arrival, and
then to call and examine for themselves.
October 12, 1859-tf
ffAKEN up by T. D. Latier about 8
I miles from Cotile, P. O., on Redx.''a
River, near the residence of Mrs.
DeLoach, a small BRINDLE OX,
appraised by Clem Lopez and W. F. DeLoach to
:be worth $12 50-hole and upper slope in the
right ear, and swallow-fork in the left-brand dim.
The owner is requested to come forward, prove
property, pay charges within thirty days or said
Estray will be sold acordlig to law.
(G iven under my hand at Cotilc, La., this the 3d
day of October, A. D., 18P0.
Octl2-4t Wt. C. JAMES, J. P.
T} ETWEEN CoL Winn's and Mr. ItR. C. Ilynsonu's
B plantations, a small DIAMOND CROSS and
CllAIN. A liberal reward will be paid to any one
leaving the csame at this office. octhI-tf
r BLOOMFI'ELD &t STLfiL,
iNo. 60 CAM.,.P STElETl
NEW 0 ORLEANS.
Have always on hand a large and complete assort
_mettt of SCII00L BOOKS, comprising works on
MA'TIEAIJL4ICS, C'IIEfISJT'R ; PB1LOSO.
PitY, IIST2'OR[IL 'S, GEO RA PI'.illES,
.BOTANY, 'IAT'URAL HIISTORIES,
SUif VEYIVIU, L'LOCUi'ONO,,
3IORA L AND INTELLEC.',
A 1, O
PRE ('11, J,.I TIN
GItREEJl, SPA NISI!,
ITALIAN, AND 1IJEB.REW
6' C H OO L BOOK S,
. of themo0st approved Authors, for sale at Pub
r lishers prices by 1BLooFfin & S&:t,
No. 60 Canlp Street, New Ocllcans.
i |School F[u"i'atr ure
Comnprisinr GC oles of every de.,criptioa, P1lloso
j• iihial and S,'ieufic AJiparains of the latcat and
amost itmproved iventioun, J!althemrtica! IýJstru
Simenit, IDraw'ianq TfitrmeCnts, Surqtyit (Jo, 'o:is.e/a
San,, : "..', Charts, c,, &c. For sale at
t j.i27-i No. O0 Camp Street, New OAleans.
B BLOO FI EI D & S T E L,
No. (,0 C IMl,.ARWE'E
NEW 0jRF ,6
BLANK BOOOK MANUFA i"URL''k Ai2D
G . AR'iA L STA TION'RN, PRLA 1'IXU,
LIT!'IOGRAPIIIXU AND BOOK
I I XN D 13' (N
executed with neatness and dispatch.
l LOOMFIELD & Sr.tL,
No. 60 Camp Street, New Orleans.
BLOOMF'IELI.) . STEEL,
t \o, 60 CAMP SI'8A'EL'.
s NEw ORI.cerS,
Always on hand a full supply of JMISTCLLA
NEROGS WOI RS-LAi :' UB1' LUAL 10UXS
.L LI' AZLVEL . C., also
LA l I:;OOl; S AND AIEDILAL WORKS of
latest eCitioins at Puialisher's prines.
B1.ooI.ivI:Ln & SrT:EL.
No. to Camp Street, New Orleans.
SBERTE ST. ANGE, Teacher at Dr. C.asoNx's
house, having several vacant hours each tay,
Sfr~ m 12 to 6, has the honor to offer his ser
vices td the Families of Alexandria or vicinity. Ha
will teach Latin, French, Spanish, the Rudimente
of the Euglish and Arithmetic,
june 8, 18i::,-tf
The following Compnys luivo complied with the
Law ofithe State of Louisiana in relation to agen
cics of Foreigu Insuramnce Companvs:
'1O0S. ASKEY, State Collector.
Si : ADAMt GlfFENS, City Treasurer.
.New Orleans, June 7, 135.9.
8 OJIME INSURAN:CE C'O0PANY of New
tl1ARTFORD INSURA'NCE COMPANY of
SPRINU FIELD FIRE AND lfARIArT I
SULRANCE COMPANIY, Springfield, Massa
IIA)MPDEN INSURANCE COMIA.iN of
ATLANTIC FIRE AND JARlINE INSU.
3 RANC.' COMPANY, Providence, R1. I.
FIRPh MARINE, RIVER AND HULL LV
SUR..CE. Stoclks of MIerdhaindise, Buildings,
Furnittir,, Manlhecturing Estahlishments, Freight
Lists, ge., covered against loss or damage by Fire
and the perils of Navigation.
POLICIES issued in and out of this city, and a
retnrn of twerity pei cent. made in cash.
POLICIES is3,ued for the country, without the
POIJIC'S, MARINE AND RI.ElR, issued
in and out of this city, to cover Merchandize and
Cotton, and unconlditional return of twenty per
cent. mnade at settlement on the first ot each
The C~APITAL of the above Companys is all
paid op in CASI1, with large Surplus.
All losses adjusted and promptly paid in this
city, in 6CASI,
The best of references given In and out of this
city, on application at thle offico.
P. FAIRCIIILD, ,AGe:T,
aug24-3m 19 St. Charles St., New Orleans.
COFFEE I-I HOUSE
FRONT STiE T, A.XANsnnl, LA.
,.. A. CAlInIERON, PROPRIjTOR,
cL/).'U re 'ectfully ilformn the
Sciir o,! A: lcxandria and viclnity, that he
has opened a new
and Illiard Saloois in the house l:tely occnpied
by T. II. CUnlbertson, wheru he will keep the best
that can be purchased, always on hand, such as
And a superior brand of--¶
Oomfortable Rooms fitted up for private parties.
.. By strict attention to business hie hopes to
nmorit a shlare of public patronage. eyl4-lyj
issuingf itn tle elbeve recited cause.) u ill be sold
State Lo sa anat the Court loue doorith
Mary THiks et el, R pds
vs. . No.4816.
Alin E. Weems & llns b.
plTfLUA\T to an order of the Hon. the District
1Couit, in and tor the Paerish and 'State atore
said and d~irected to the ýSliutii thereof, (said order
issuincq iii the al oe e trecite cause) will lie sold
at PUBLIC SA-LE at the Court Rouse door in the
town of Alexandria ont
the 5th day of Novemher, A. D., 1859, between
the hours prescribed by law' the tfolowiv.ng described
Sproperty to wit :
A certain tract of land in the ParishofP.apides,
sittated on Back Bayou, four arpens front, bouaaded
above by lands of Mrs. AnnE. Weems andbelow
by lainds of l'arham & Robert, and containing one
hundred and sixty arpents more or less, being the
satme tract of land described in an act of saledc
from Terence 1L. Scott and Kellv W. Scott to
'Mis. Ann E. Weems passed in the Pth of Nov.,
1852, and the same owned in her lifetime by
YMrs. Mary Chlrk, now deceased.
- 'EIilliS OF SALE-.
one half of the purchase noney in CASH, the re
ninider on a credit of one and two years with
8 per cent per annum interest front day of sale,
n!tlih inortgae retained on the premises. Purcha
sers to divide the notes as vendors inmy require.
Sheriff's Oilice September 27th, 1849.
sep.'28-ptr's fee .14 J. C. WISE, Sheriff.
STATE OF LOUISIANA-DiSTRICT COURT,
PARISH OF IIAP1'ES.
Sneiession of WVm. R. Leckie, dec'd-No. 6500.
T rpjEREAS, Robert C. litherwick hiaspetitioned
,. y this Court to he appointed administrator of.
the Estate of the late Wiliamin R. Leckie, deceased;
Notice is hereby given to all whom it may concern,
to ~lhow cause s ithin ten days fromnt the data hereof;
rlby the priayer of said petitioner should not be
Clerk's Office, Alexandria, the 3d day of Octo
By order of the Court.
Oct 5-2t J. N, RIORER, Dr. CLERC.
THIE StIOOL OF THE LADIES OF TIHE
CROSM, wil:1 open again on MONDAY the 9d
of Orc e'.
They halve secured the services of an excellent
Amerihan Lady teacher. oct5-lni
TO NUGIa PLAINTERS!
CAI OND ]Ll'T IFPNRIS Y, AND BI-.;UL.
PIITA' 01 , L 'dE lWORKlS.
New OL:.'aas, 28th Sept., 1S59.
HE very liberal patronage of which I have been
the honored recipient, at the Sugar P'lautters'
haends, for tiy Ii.- utnhite o'2 Lit:ac, has
ftinmulated ue to lfurther chiurts to expand the area
of illy b hlsi(le- .
The extent, mhuensions, and perfectibility of the
il:chliinriv itp os ed at lmy Worts, the is notirv
t .i q .,iy of tihe ilia:erltis on hand, the ecotiomy
atil I'uilty o I Oflabo hich I have latvely nt'roIuced
thec.c ; the , ete..:ia.,ton I have takten t:is year to
devote all my tie, attetioni, and energy to their
:teTi nail.'o,;l t colbiiaed, pilace tle in
the' I h ' ion oabfht :' ,,Cle to supply ('1" qyeau,'if.
if i i tl Oiie iof Li'e th0t m, be requiredl for
the c n at , ltion ct the .:il, and of lo i',;,..q tie
p;te o.f .,' irdvaubi'c ct, nti ci,§,cat Cite Ltdlr
l,'r ; . "!!
I s..ail, therefore, from this date to tlhe end of
the seasom, sell my Iii-Sulphite af Lime, of 9 to 10
degrees Beaunw, at FlIVE DOLLARS PER BAR
Proprietor and Aranagier.
Bi-Bulphit~ of Lime
From the :.bove ntamied Manuf-t.rv. we have on
hand and for sale. Planters in want of the article
will please send in their orders at an eiry day attnd
they wivil receive prompt attention.
II. ROBERTSON dL CO,
Alexandria, Oct. 3, 1859-1nm
LATEST BY TLEGRAPHi1
GREAT EXCITEMRENT !!
IN ALL 'POLITICAL PARTIES ! !
1NE IV CAN1)IDATES 1
Ilr THE FIELD!!!
Indopendent of any Party!
TiE CASH STORE ! !
Frout 5treet, Alexaudraa,
Sies always, and ecnthimes to suppil the LadieS.
II awtlGntl:men of this Parish with the best anl
most 1'as!io;:a,.c G,ood at liria:c.s , rirac!ed in any
part of the -:nuth. Our i-all Stock of
consists in pi t, of
French Merinos-all colors;
English do. -all colors;
All Wool tie Laines--piain and double Skirts;
Muslin de Laines-all colors and styles;
Plaids-a great variety *
English, French and American Prints.
Cloaks! Cloaks!! Cleaks !!?
- AT -
'ew "Yor~k. Pricesl!
Cashmeore Shawls! -
Embroideries, Trintuings, Laces, and a great nomum
ber of other articlks, sold lotier thant
at any other house.
Ezprcss Eng' ~n'a Koop Skirts!
We call particlar, ::ttemrtion to our hlrge stock of
Which, for heauty of finish and quality, are second
to none, at prices unutuall/: lom.
(lentletnt purchasing their Fall Clothing, will
save fifty per cent. bv ealling at the
and examining the large and well selected stock of
- -Ir'ADY MAIJE CL)TISG--, -
and Furnikhing Goods. S.
Magneta Over-.Coat!; llais of all styles and d~ors.
To the traveling public we otier Fitne Soleee r
Trunts, Cu.pt.1htgs atd Valisesitt
'iutir cotn--f,'eight added.
Cll and CirAmi and conviice yourselves that
it'Si all Pro2ts and Quick Returnsia
CONiNUE:.S TO 13 OrR MOTTO.
WINEUI.LL & GILBEI~', ,.
Oct5-tf Cash Store, Front Street.,
SiTfTE OFTi LOUlJlJ Ail,
PA Rid!I OF RAP1.DLW.
DeOruy & Villere vs. W mi. HI. Saddler-No. p554.
B Y VIRTUE ofa writ of seizure and srde issued
oit of the District Court iu :rind for the iPu'is!h
an. Rate :lresaid a'rd directed to the Sheriill
thereof s::id wit isautina ' .re .ant-vm Fited.t
caust) ,ill be o .posed at.!i public sale at, the i'eA
deuce of thl defea.dant, On SATURDAY, ihb 3th tda
of November, 1851, between the hours prescribed
by law, the following described property2 to wit:
A certimin piece or parcel of LANf) sitrated, ly'in
and being in the Parish of ilapides, about ei
ini!e frout the town of Alexandria, containing the
quantity of One ifuntdred and Seventy-Seven acres,
more or less, it being Lot No. il, in township No.
4 and 5 of Range No. 1 and 2 West, with tll the
luitiindts timd improvemeuts situated on or in aay
wi-c iidpprit-nitg thereto, bring the same pro,,purt
lurchsed by .Ios. F. Iliich, from Rolite'l'aris, by
act. o' of+aie duly of Record in die oftice of the
I arit.h Recorder.
Also, anothe-r tract or parcel of LAND situated,
lying and b"*ig in the Piarish of Rapid-s, State
aotresaid, about six miles friom Alex:,ndrin, con
taining tie quantity of One thmdred aid Sixty
acres more or less, it being the Lot No. 5, North
1Iatge Nm. ' West, together with ail the builiinas
and impI"-nents thereon "and being the samue
property prchased by said Kiicht flom John Cone
trales by act of sale duly of RecQrd in the office of
thee Recorder of Rapides.
Seized in the above case to satiefy said writ.
Tama.p or Satr.-$1123 31-100, with 8 per cent
Itsrest from June 20, 1858, on a credit of twelve
mnonthp-.th bhlapee on such terms s to mcet the
-two lag# potes.a.
Sheriff's Office, October hrd, 1859.
J. C. WISE, Sasant.
The City of 1New Orleans,
CONNER OF CAMP AND COMMON STREETS,
egant and Spacious Edifice
THE STORY BUILDING.
Founded in 1832.
Ckzrteredl by the Legislature of Lo.isiana.,
Agticulitural a~nd M.ecanical Departments.
Ca'tal Stock, $25,000, in Shares of
It is open the entire year day and evening. Its
olject is to fit persons, in the shortest time and at
tae least expense, for business. Persons from 12'
to 60 years of age attend.
N. B.-Merchantsapply here for Clerks and Book
HKzpers. There are probably not less than two
thousand of the former students in business houses
in this city. There are able Professors for each
branch. Students can begin at any time, and on
any branch they may desire, and have the right to
attend until perfect.
Board can be had with the Professors or other
goQd lamilies, speaking English, French, Spanish,
Ior ierman, at from x-4 to $d per week.
Special attention will be paid to placing students
where they will have the care and attention of
Ladies and gentlemen are invited to visit the
Coulege and judge for themselves.
Catalogues, etc., sent to all who desire them.
Terms-(Payable in Advance.)
Pcnmanship....................... .. 2 5 00
Arithmetic ................ ...... 50 00
Rook-Keeping, including double and single
entry, etc....................... 50 00
Single entry Book-Keeping.............. 25 00
Algvbra.................. .......... 50 00
Geout;'y. . ........................ 50 00
Surveying. ... ............. ........ 50 00
Navigation.. ......... 50 00
Teachers course in Penmanship.......... 50 00
Latin or Greek........................ 100 00
Euglish........ ....................... 100 00
French............................... 100 Ot)
Spanish....... ...................... 100 00
SGerman ..................... ............. 100 .00
Those who speak a language and wish a
Grammatical course .............. 50 00
Stationery for Course ................... 5 00
Dil'!oma........................ .... 6 00
Any language per month, one lesson per day 20 00
" i " twolessons per day 30 00
N. B.1-Any one paying $50(0 at one time can at
tend to any or all branches taught In the Collegois
he may wish.
If the citizens of Louisiana and the South will
subscribe as liberally to this htme institution, which
will be under their own control, as they always
ha've to distant institutions, the Commercial, Agri
cultural and Mechanical departments may easily be
placed on a lirmn basis, to stand for ages, and have
1000 or 1500 students in attte5 dance annually. This
is the only way to create a literature that will do
away with sectional tliaticism. It is the right of
all to have an education to support themselves,
and it is the interest of the public to give it, and
the cheapest way is to encourage educationalenter
prise at home.
TItUSTEES APPOINTED BY THE I.EGI3LATt 5,
J. J;Peison, W. C. C. Cl sib0rne,
Anto'ne Cariere, J. }.. Steel,
Cornelius Fellowes, . Rufus Polbear.
The Stockholders Mleet ainndly Aive sthers.
This leBoardto have entire control ad mafe all
Sabsecibers can take amount out in tuition.
` r The city is perfectly healthy, and students
are desired to enter as soon as possible.
N. B.-Those who begin before 1st November
will have 10 per cent deducted from tuition and
after November 1st provided that they form clubs
of three or more and4 begiu together for the aimme
" RUFUS DOLBEAR.
Oct., 5-2m President.
$25 TO $100 REWARD!!
^ RANAWAY lrom the subscriber, at La-.9
cal's Hotel two slaves, EDWARD and his .
wife LILA, for whose apprehension andZ
delivery to mie, before my depaiture from Natchi
toches, I will give $25. -
I taken after my departure, I will givq the sum
of c¢50, for their safe dciivery in any jail; or $100
for their delivery to me at Mansfield, DeSoto Parish.
DESCRIPTION :-Edward is a Miulatto with
long straight hair, of Indian or M exican appearance,
about 5 feet 6 or ' inches in height, and inclined
to be stout.
The woman is a Muhattress, about 20 years of
age, and is genteely dressed.
They are believed to be making their way to the
Mlississippi River. sep 28-4t D. CRESWELL.
) EI RIVER PACKETS.-G. L. KOONS BROS.
Low Water Through Linie, and for Shreveport
direct, and all Way Landings.
g Office-No. 9, Front Street, New Orleains.
Era No, 2. Era No. 3. Era No. 4.
-The EraNo. 3, will leave New Orleans for Shreve
port every Saturday, at 5 o'clock, transferring
height aud passengers to Era No. 2, at the Falls
on I ue'day-she arriving at Shreveport on Friday.
Tue Era No. 2, returning, leayes Shreveport
eViOv Saturday at5 o'clock, P. sn., meeting Era No.
3 at the Falls, on Tuesday-she arriving in New
gg Clear Bills of Ladings given through with
out Storing Freight at Alexandria..g
For further information, apply to Captain on
board, or to G. L. KOONS & BROS.,
atg24-db No. 2, Front Street, N. 0,
Copioer Steam sugar Train,
FOR SALE AT A BUIGAIN!
I lAVE in my Work Shop three new Copper
Evaporating Pans with Copper Worms in each,
Coper Curbing and Trouglh, with Brass syrup
supply Cock, 1 St Bras# Steam Cock in each, and
3 inch Discharge Cocks in each withr3 inch Bras
Wash Valves and Copper Syrup and Iron Con.
dense Pipe and Condensors, all complete for the
sum of Ei;t1cn liandr:d DoWllrs ($1S00 00.)
They are the same in every particular as those
now in use on Plantations of 8. O. Nelson, Esq,, of
St. 31arys, Gen. R. C. Camp, of Iberville, and
others; they will make from 13 to 20 Hogsl'eads
of Sugar every 24 hours .. '-esef t matc,
:iatea irfo- rmanhip and will be fully
28, 30, 3 New Levee, New Orleans.
Aug. 17, 1858-3m
TNFORMATION is wanted of Ludwig (or Lewis)
I Meyer, who came to this place about the year
18!8, and followed the trade of a cooper or cistern
nbiker, any information respecting him will be
thankthlmy received by S. W. RENARIE,
sept., 21-It. ALEXANDaIA, LA.
Suecession of Josiah Huie.
,[RS. ELIZA liUi, Testamentary Executrix of
1M the Wilt of the late Josiah tluie, request'that
all persons who have claims .gainst his Estate will
present them for regitration and settlement to her
Attorney, J. K. Elgee Esq. Sspt.21-6tf
ORLEANS HOTEL, l
- s. 149 & 151 Uhartres Street,.
MRa. CATHERINE .LA(fENHIETER,
T 11$LER may rest assurejT that they will
J. onstantly Sad comfortable reoms, excellent
board, polite and attentive waiters..
[eT 'On parle Fi'aao is.. SahblWEsanor..ak
--spdLA Deat4.hk . sepnafa 2t 15.-1
T E undersigned-has jtaa opened a very large
Iand complete assortment of desirable goods,
Bltinkets by the pair or bale, from $S to $6 per,
pair, good Kerseys 25cts. ,to 46cts, per. yard,
Russett Brogans $16, $18, $2b per dozen. A large
assortnient of silks from $t12 to $5t per pattern,
Cashmeres fromn $4 to $26. per pattern, French
Calicoes the finest ever. showtteiin, this market.
Ladies, Women, Misses, Mei's and Boys' boots
andsYhoee of every quality, size and price.
SA.large assortmeiil of Mantilas,. and Shawls,
all of which will be sold at regular and low prices.
I have also a very large and handsome assort
CLOTHING AND IIATS,
which I am'selling at New Orleans prices.
Sept., 28, 1869, .$. W. HEENARIE.
TOTICE TO IRIDGE BUILD RS.--Will be let
.L out at Cotile Postoilice to the lowest bidder, (pro
vided the bid does not exceed $250,) the amount
appropriated by the lion. Police Jury for the pur
pose, the contract for building a bridge over a
Bayou on the Stage road leading from Cotile to
,The sal bridge is required to be built across the
the Bayoibove T. H. J. Bowles, on the Natchi
toehes Road, and is required to be guarenteed to
last five years.
C. H. BLANCIARD,
R. M. IiENDE1RSON, Commissioners.
Winm. C. JAMES,_ sept. 28-tf
buccession of STATE OF LOUISIANA,
Casper Cain Deeec'd. District Court,
No. 6584. PaSaIs oF RAPINDs.
TTOTIO.,is hereby given to all whom it may con
.11 cern, to show cause within thirty days from
the date hereof, why the final account presented by
Jacob Walker, Curator, should not beapproved and
Clerk's Office, Alexandria, the 21st-day of Sep
By order of the Court,
sept. 2'8-30d J. N. RIORER, dy., Clerk.
Succession of -- STATE OF LOUISIANA,
Philip Messenger dec'd. District Court,
No. 6588 P) aiari or RLrPiss.
iTOTICE is hereby given to all whom it may con
fL cern to show-cause within thirty days front the
date hereof, why the final account presented by
Jacob Walker, Curator should not be approved and
Clerk's Office, Alexandria, the 21st day of Sep.
By order of the Court,
sept. 28-80d J. N. RTIORER, dy., Clerk.
PURSUANT to a proclamation of Robert C.
Wicklifte, Governor of the State of Louisiana,
to me directed, Notice is hereby given tothe qual
ibied voters of the Parish of Rapides, that an Elec
tion will be held at the several pretdints in the
•Paishb.of Rapides established according to la-y. on
ll O 19 D A. Y the seventh day of Noveu
For one Representative in Congress from the
lourth Congressional District, composed of the
Parishes;. of Vermillion, Lafayette, St. Landry,
Calcasieu, Rapides, Sabine, Natchitoches, Wirn,
DeSoto, Caddo, Bossier, Claiborne, Bienville,Jack
son, Union,. Morehouse, Ouiachita, Caldwell and
Governor of tbe State of Louisiana,
Lieut. Governor '" - "
Secretary of State. '1 "
AttorneyGeneral ' ". i
State Treasurtr ' ' ' 4
Auditorof Public Accounts- "'
$-uperintendant of Public Education,
'hnd.R1apreaentatives tiolle State Legislature,
for the Paristh of ltaAdes.
r, Sheriff, for the Parish of Rapides.
·lerk of the District Court, for the Parish of
iPlairict Attorney'fTor the Parishes of Rapides
Coroner, for the Parish of Rapides.
Assessor, for the Parish of Rapides.
Commissioner of the Board of Public Works,
for the Third District,
FourJustices-of the Peaece, and three gon
tice of the Peace and Constables for caih of
the other Wards of the Parisb.
The Commissioniers of Election will take notrce
that said Elections be held in all respects according
to the provisions of the Constitution and lawain
suech cases made and provided,
Sheriff's Office September i4, 1850.
American copy. J.C. WISE, Sheriff.
(ONFORMEMENT a une proclamation lancee par
U9 Robert C. Wieldiffe, Gouverneur de n'Etit do
la Louisiane, avis est par ces presentes donne aux
votants qualifies de la paroisse des Rapides, qu une
election aura lieu, selon la loi, dans tea differents
precincts de la Paroisse des Rapides, L U N D I,
le septieme jour de Novembre, 1569. . .
Pour un Representant an Congres pour le quat
ieme District Congressionel compose des Paroisses
de Vermillion, Lauthyette, St. Latidry, alcaasieu,
Rapides, Sabine, Natchitoches, Wiun, DoSoto, Cadt
do, Bossier, Claiborne, Bienville, Jackson, Union;
Morehouse, Ouachita, Caldwell et Franklin.
Gouverneur do PEtat de la Louisiane.
Lieut. Governeur, " " " "
Secretaire d'Etat " " " "
vvoat General " " " "
Tresoricr d'Etat " " " "
~Atiditeur des Comptes Publics
Surintendant de l'Education Publique
Trois Representants a la Legislature de l'Etat
p6ur la Paroisse des Rapides..
Sheriff pour la Paroisse des Rapides.
Grcffier pour la Cour de Diitrict de la Paroisse
Avoeat de District pour les Paroisses des
RIapides et Avoyelles.
Coroner pour la PI'aroisses des Rapides.
Asseseur pour la Paroise des Rapides.
Omrumisesaire du Bureau des Teaveaux PuFlics,
pour le troisieme District.
Quatre Juges de Paix,. et trois Constables
pour la ville d'Alexandrie, et Juges de PaiFx
et Constables pour ehaquo autre Ward de la
Les commissaires d'Election prendtont notice
que l'Election soit conduite souns tus los rapports
d'accord avece la Constitutiou, es les lols pourvues
B' ureau du Sheriff, Sept., le 14, 859. -
Sept., 21-tde J. C. WISE, Shermff;
erociamation by the Governor.
- Eettive Oc e, Baton Rouge.
"T HERE.S, information has been received by
l me, -thsa foul murder has been committcd
in the parish ofRaipides, by a 'nan who ealls Hlim
self W. A. Rtclardsoga, 1aass BaIith.
Now, therefore,I have thought proper to issue
this, my Proclamation, calling upon all the good
people of this State to give their aid and assistance
in arresting and bringing tojustice thel perpet#ator
of said crime; and flrthermore, offering a reward
i*.the name and by the authority of the State of
Louisiana, of Two lHundred and FPifity
Dollttrs f-or the arrest and convictionr ofs'aid
Df)enrris--Richardson, alias 8mith, isaloimbt
35Syears of age, 6 feet - or 7 inches high, weighs
adoutk30 [bs, of dark complexion, black hair, a
Sr~ilkbra, hIr black eyes much sunken.
Given uudernly hand and the Seal of the State,
1 j at Baton Rouge, this 6th day of Septetl
SL.S. ber, A. D., 1859, and of the Independ
J -em.ica of the United Statesof Amerisa the
Eighty-Fourth, C. ...
,WOSIT. C. WIc h .
S By the Governor.
. DUPLANTIER, Asst. Sec. Of State.. 14-4t
, ,P A CARD T .-
]IS9S GRIFFIN respectfully informs the eitizens
Jl. of Alexandria and vicinity, that ihe will open
a school on the 20th inst., in the house oh 2nd
fstreet, on- square below the Rail Road, where all
the bihese of a thorough Englih Education will
bI e t 4ht;: h .t *
I eo rerm k.,apply sabove stated. aep--t*
U. WSI SfKW9, t.3 W ,taShfg.
U. WESTBROOK & Co.,
CAIAGU 1MAKM n REPA;EIRS
COItEaR OS. AaTOU ROB8RT "aD 81 S BTTrry
V OUILD respectfilly inform_
the citizens of: Rpides,
..end adjoining parishes,.
that they still carry on- the
"arriage business in all it8 branchesi,
WooD WORKING ANM
Haviing on hand a large sesortment of MA
TERIAL of the best QUALITY, theyrwill endeavor
to do all work entrusted is their hands with dis
patch, and to suit the most fastidious, at moderate,
In addition to our former business, we wnilkeeps
on hand an asso thient of BUGGIES and H~R
NESS, which we will sell at New OrleanspLieeiande
Give us a call before sending your orders toKew"
Orleans. July 6.ly.
OR taken from the effects of Simpson Watford,.
dec'd, two Promissory Notes-one given by
George Evans, the other by Elizabeth Evans, (anud
now due by her Estate, of which said George Evans:
isAdministrator)--both to the 'order ot and en-
dorsed by RIobert luie, owned and held by raid-.
dec'd at his death in November, 1958, and thex
past due. The one by George EvanscalBlk rabout
Two Hundred Dollars-the one by Elizabeth Evans
for about Five Hundred Dollars. Any information
in the premises will be thankfully received by
HI. S. LOSEE, Attorney for
Oct 6-4t Curatorof S. Watford's Estate.
Parish of Rapides.
vs. No. 6445..
BY virtue of a writ ofjf. fa. issued out of' the
District Court in and for the Parish and Stater
aforesaid and directed to the Sheriff thereof (mid
writ issuing in the above recited cause, will be
at the Court House door in the town of Alexan
the 5th day of November, 1859, bctween thoe hours'
prescribed by law, all the right title and interest ot
the defendant in and to the following described.
property to wit:
A certiu FRAME DWELLING' OUSE, B
situated iii square of ground No. 89 on the
plan of the town of Alexandrit, parish. apd State
aforesaid. Also the out buildings,. cistern and
loose lumber, on said square of ground.
Seized in the above recited cause to satisfy said
TEas or SALr:-CASII, with benefit of appraise-
Sheriff's Ofaice September 27th, 18.,9.
sep. 28 ptr's fee $10 50. J. C. \W11, Sheriff:.
SALE OF SCHOOL LAND.
TN obedience to'an order from E. W. Robertson,.
lAuditor for'the State of Louisiana, and to me,.,
directedi I -hlil offer for sale .to the highest bidder#.
at tihe Court house door in the town of Alexandria
the 25th day of October next, wflhin the legal
hours of 8aler the following described Sections of
School Lsuds being the 10th Section, lying in
SchoolDistrict No- 22, Township 1, Range 9, con-
taining Sixlaiundred aid forty Acres of Land.
-T R"11$ OF SALE -
To-be sold iil.ot. o`f ot, less than 40 Acres:
nor itore 'tbihf' :Aeres: .
PaichaSers wille Lretuaired to parditeftit.part
of the puiFhase down In money, the triai3~dr to.
be divided intro 8 egi mual inatalnaeta ttlitb.a
special mortgage and- pssoina secrity, in: yui .
which notes are to beginterest .tthe fj 1 "
per cent..per annuR, to be compi ed' Mtaalalyl -o
the whole amnimiti, ba~dp'ld as he =uk-et``talment
becomes due-.i s. :.ct'"a:e. .
oPtcbhaseri,ill rave the right to pay ,tle phole
amount-of their: puhase, by dedueting eighlt`per
cent. intrCst from the nine tenths of the atinqot
For paitrilaars, see-Act No. 287 of the tegis.
lature, approved March Ifl, 1858. "
Sep2I-" "E. RF BIO88AT,
,ep-il parish Treasurer.
lOI GRINDING -.
H ALL KINDS OF i
" Grain, and Crush.
ing Corn and Cob in
EYRE s OCHAK -
Alexandria, La. mintsC
F.F XA: b L"Rs & hO .,
No. 50 Couo;u tiih,
SDoo1l5s, 1858*ly 2w NoOrtlans.
BELLO0 NOBL O C
%£nEW QREA'17 I L4.
July ., IBs-ly, .
Joa .. , 5. , . I " s /AA¢C PO. wYass. •
JOS. H. &,I. N. MAtRKS,
OOMMIS I(QN M EROIANTS,
Nos. 48,aa 4'l ,Ne Leee-, ·. : .
-i s , nd 87 frT rds SarI,,
IIIs celebrated Oil, makes the bt and tee - -,
ober, by t baelor gallon, y d Cemph as .
Bturning Fluid or Spirit Gast atogtheded riti.
theo elebrated ' , " ..'
PFranklin t Eam. .
1for burning Lard oril, mke the- es . A ensht -
Seaortnt L tof fnase, and Papeor Shade st Wicksue
cheap for aby s, atrthe New L am p Store; . n .
Oi v ders prmie pt of y atte fromded tchen to i.
HORSE eEIN ebrated
buR. J. M. RUM LL tckes pleanireue. in A g l
olltmiet oblic that he is Pperm hadne,-. iL ,
h:ere ap o d c as established IN p Stor q
28 CA? Staet, rhe aofthe"L .
will pOt des rptl attendeion to . He~
!prQgisos entire satisfaction to pltie
---/£rmos! who wish to have their
safely ad neatly ashe,: ill-do well issgite aea
.all "May 11, 189-ig
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