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,, BIOSSAT) THE-WO3LD IS GOVERTED TOO MU H. ... (PUBLISHER
,L 28,1; ALEXANDRIA, LA., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23 1873. -"
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TIE DEMOCRAT.
TERMIS:
EIJIDEWfOCR UTr is published Wpfek
Ir'l Fern t DOLLAirS per nannum
TwO I),LJAI$S AND FIPTY CENTS for
pr ntlaut'I, I'AYYABLE, IN AI)
` Yd C E! Nil iatncriatgoti taken
ff a less gacriod 'tlhiain sit' mouths.
ADVgRTISzI!ENTJ itdserted at the rate
o f oa I)om.Ltx per quaorre for' the
Ind Imertimn anal FIFT' CENTrSfor
EIP line. or less, (BREvIER) consti
Lois+ a squalre.
eBITIUAIr Naitices., Marriages, Public
jaarting5, Ai'ui off Tlhanks. etc., to
be puiiil for as advermisewentf.A
f'r P I1Snv IL CARDS,' when admis
jihk, altrged double the usual advor
tiwiag Wte ..
MISCELLANEUS.
SIN & 1 ERGU L
ýAtch!x kers and Jewelers;
SDK.A..1R IN
Iadtbes, Clocks, Jewelry, Silver and Pla
ted Ware,
SPECTACLES AND FANCY GOODS.'
sOLDr 4GENT.S FOR
' POLLAK & SON, N. Y.,
GENUINE MERSCHAUMI PIPES.
N.B.-All Goods sold warranted asre
presented.
March' , 187l1-f.
InJKSSI COTTN SEED--GET THE
BEST!
.fTlE UXDERSIGNEDI) HAS FOR SALE
1• Il,h of carefitly selected Lickoii
Cnkttm 3ed, wllich prlncedd tlhis past
gaone, ot 4hi land, without nitulre. ol
this pllantatlan, anl averagte of onle bale
(410lis) of 'lttlnl to the acre, "tend wasl
l$ten out by Caterpillap by Angst 24Lth.
For sale, deliveredl on the bank
ofithe' river, at 60 cents a bushel
C1atal-oke t hbe.tfurnibheld by the par
-baser.
Orlaer left with John C. Rogers, Alex
sadriw,will be attenled to.
JAMES M. RHORER,.,
Fhirtunnnt Plantation, Red' Rver, iPelne
ry 20th, 1873. [Feb 26.
S8NiD TO
HENRY ST. JOHN
FOR
)iOCTER & G.AMIBLE'S
EXT stA OLIVE SOAP.
|ninkle frl.m, th f 'best materials and
ieely perfamed. 8hide at price ofordi
rt " dall. Buy it, yon will nrse no oth.
I: Otersl have it. New Odeanst Job
ar 1~B WhIII' y A'.et. l , -
i`st'' uLA .'4. JOIJtINALS (OImY
J. Car4is WaldB ,
ADVERTISING SOLICIWOR
office with ' " -
lkgk Southert Fire EBtiagiiipr Co.,
' 2Oaroudrdet St, (up stairj),i
New Orledns
m,,~.ipR1 o--M..esrs. Townsegd &. Ly
>ro;. talpitDi & (q, j8. T. s Mhe.
MISCELLANEOUS.
W. H. ROGSE S
-WITHR
R, SPROUE & M 13 0WN,;
-DEALERS IN
Fine Custom-Made Clothing
-and
GENTS' FURNISHING ` GOODS,
40 and 42 St, Charles St.,
OPPOSITE THE ST. CHARLES HOTEL,
NEW ORLEANS.
Wt CALL YOUR ATTENTION TO
j hthe fact that-we have now on hand
the 1atrgest stock and greatest variety of
fine caass of
Gents' Custom-Made Clothing and Furnish
ing Goods
over brought to this market. We have a
buyer :in the New York Masket all the
year round; our material is bought exclu
sively for cas--cut and made at our own
nmannfactoty, and shipped 'to us weekly.
We can safey say y with such advantages
that. we can keep constantly on hand a
abettei assortment, later styles, and sill
lower than other dealers in our line. We
keep a very large stock of the celebrated
STAR SHIRTS,
made expressly fa;r our trade, and do re
e"llllanand thenl as the BEST MADE. BEST
FITT'ING, and MOST ECONOMICAL
SHIRT to be had.
R. SPROULE & McCOWN,
40 and 42 St Charles rt.,
NEW ORLEANS
Sproule & McCown, Memphis, Tenn.
Saines Spronle & Co., Lonisville. Kenttc
ky. - Spronle & Harris, St. Louis, Mo
Jan. 15-6nm.
NEW OIRLE ANS
-and
Grand Ecore P~cket Comp'y,
THIS COMPANY HAVE PLACED THE
VERY FKI E 4ND SUPERB
STEA(MER
ka ST. MARY:
J. C. MITCHELL,.............MASTER
0:.C. HAMILTON and THOS. J. DOWTY
Cletks.
DERMANENTLY IN THE TRADE.
Leaves New Orleans every Saturday
at 5 P. M. Alexandria, going down, every
Wednesday at 12 M.
For Freight or Passage, having the best
of accommodations,
Aptil 2-tf. APPLY ON BOARD.
NEW ORLEANS, ALEXANDRIA
--nd-
GRAND ECORE .WEEKLY PACKET
B. L. HODaE Nd. 2:
JOHN HEINN............M......ASTER
J. C. LIBANO, J. C. JOFFRION and T. J
REEDER, Clerks
THItS WELL KNOWN AND FAVOR
ite Packet is .now 'in the traile, and
leaves New Orleawe. every Saturday at 5
P. M.. and alexanlria, going down, every
Wednesday at 10 A. M. For particulars
apply ON BOARD
February 19th, 1873.
RED RIVER. WEEKLY PACKET !
D. L. T I.A.. LILY:
J; HAEBFRLE ................MASTER
J. B. HENO..a....... ...........Clerk
rpfTI REGULAR AND SPLEND]D
I Weekly Packet, in the New Orleans,
Alexandrin and Grand Ecrcrmile7s' now
p'ermanentlyt4iu the tradeo, and leaven New
Orleaps everI,, Tuesday at 6 P. M-, and
Alexandria, ping down, every Saturday
at 10 A. M. EFr freigb.t or Pts-sage "
,'.b.26th, -, APPLY ON-BOARD
• .'*. . -''-.F~6.PTE~r
M-MISCELLA NEOUS.
NOTIC;E OF ASSESSMENTI
To the Tax Payers, of the Parishoi
Rapides! .
TO ALL WFTON)TT'P MAY CON
SCELtN!"
YOTT ARE lIE RklY cOTIFTFD THAT
I will;b1)o at the fllowing pilaesa.for
the purlpose of Listins pIrmperty. and col
lecting all Tax d(11es. PuiIctnitl ittendalnce.
is requested:
Alexandiia, April :1st to 5th, Lamotlje's
Bridge, 7Ith and 80tJ. ('stile. (.Janes' Store)
10th" and 11th, Nichol's Store; 14th and
16th, Paui's' Store,' 17th alnd l.th, Cal.
houn's Store, 21lt .rd. 2~t, Itadtullph's
Precinct, 24th and 25th. Cheieyville, 28th,
29th and 3ith, Leconmte. Mlay 2d mnd 3d,
Latannier. (Dennis Smnith's) 5th iruod 6th,
Pineville, 8th and 9th, J E. Breland, 12th
and lI:th. Asa Biell's (Phlaggn) 15th and
16th, Holloway's Prairie, ( koho A New
el's) 19th matL2Otli., Big Ilapul, (Michael
Deville) 22d and 23:1
MICHAEL LEGRAS,
Assessor and Collector, Parish of Itapides.
April °d -4t.
NOTICE TO TAX" PAYERST
Y OU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIEDI) THATI
til; T;x Roll fol t he year:.1 7'2 is now
placed in mvy hands and ope"n fotr ('ohe
tint', and ll persons indebltd to' thfi State
and Parish fir Taxes on sail IBills, or thri
Licenses on Trades ailll Profiessions, are
le'ehby notfilid that they are rqditired to
core' forward and settle their 'Talx dulies
within I wenty days, as the law directs. or
in iletaiult of which they will he prolreteded
againt acenoi'ling'to law without bthil.
T]'Juy are also Iotilied that the Asseesslentl
Rolls are also, opened, and that they are.
rleqilired to coime and give in their de.s
criptive List' of their taxable property
within twenty days front this adlve'rtisie-
Imentc, nor I shall proceeid to assess thieln aIc
cordling as, the Inw directs. 'Tak laced'!
and attend to your interest., and pay me a
visit at1 y otli]e.
Deliquelnlt Tax payers are herehy noti.
fied to come fborward and settle their taxes
it they wish to sa;ve the peinalties and
costs tlhat have acereled o account of
iiion-pay.i t'llit, lbut tIle palynelit mnIst he'
made within ninety ihays fro-n' March 1st,
1873, to be rclieve-l itf said penallies.
3IICIlAEL LEt RlAS,
State Asseasor anid Collector, iapides Par
ish, Lounisiana. .
April 2l-4t.
JOB PRINTING
NEATLY DONE
AT THIS OFFICE
LIST OF JURORS .
DRAWN FOR THE MAY TEt31 O F, TIE DIS
T.LCT COURT FOR THE PARI.4I OF RAP
SiDES, LA., .FOR 1873.
Wm. William4; ' . P: Tlathaway,'
Dhvid (ooper, ' lRicbarl Walker,
ienry Smith, Frank Johnson,
Wini. Washigt.,i, Charles h E. Jones,
Anthonly llopkilns' ninJes llanrrison,
.1. C. Boyd, : eoElli; " .
hJenry Carnal], . Wl taPerry,,
II. P. Orsborn, 'I'hloti i Riyinond,
Elijah sanders,; Printe G(iilies,
Juilius1. K0elloy., ,Edward MarUti,, ,
Graatlville Williamn, 'l'oney Jol1tioi,
Jim lHow:rd,. Johtli' .. `mi!ls,
Win. W lniegrt, IDempsey Strother,
M. 31. Morriler, H Igll Ctrlit, . ,
H. E. Campbell, AAdrgw Jnacksoi),
Aleck Jenier', Denius ais,
Ahiram Morliilei' Joseplh W. Tlexila;
S. B. Lacroix,, I: i.)anl. Ricllardl·on,
E. O. Cooper, G.[. M. ,Mcte,
Isaace Lacroix, Polk illi,
$andaLGorlon, W- B. lI'prP t ,
B. t. Rand0iolphl, '" Wn. 'If ir1is,
S. ,1..Alurplay,. Joel,J. Non),
S . ,,,$. ABA1O.IO,,,
RY ROSiE IOTAIOE. . .
E , o QC ELANTING
L ilRVTT;j.
TIf IOME QF TwE1RTY YEARS
(.4 O.
" Y' 5'PA`RKE WILSON. : :
Fond Ftih'te Hrli"s to dreaming eyes
A, picture sweet alwltlear- ,
Ani , • I;.g::.q, .ew.hn- ties .rse, ,
Anil ninmr an inmare lear.
'"fl fint of holry 'catle grlity,
Nor bhlitlet on the. downm,
Nior. whftre the., lingering m'onbesms
pllay
O'er au,'io'nt ntorer or t'iirn
Bnt altepin' now in sumnrmer's light
Anol nowjiu winter's snow,
She brings the home again to-night
Of twenty years ago.
Sweet spot! thou hadst no frowning1
walls, .
Xo h:ittlement nor nai-re:
Biit In thy hospitithio halls W
Wha.t gla~some Ihrt ind cheer!
How4in noeent the'mtlrthi and jst,
flow fon!ily beamed ea:h eye,
How kindly welcomed was the guest
Of low estate or high !
Oh happy ]Earth. if in thy rotnd
All might sneh w.lhnom' kunow
As in that onie e:ach pilgriri found
Of twenty years ago.
And where are they? :The happy band
Whoig'th'ered round, their sire.
Anl lri:ybd for tale f' foreign land
B.ride the evenin fIre: -
SThI, laughing girl, the bright-eved boys,
The vouth, the maid were there;
The tottering infant spreiad his toys
Resile. his mother's chair..
But. now how drear each well-known
.00oom
When faides the sun'set glow!
For ltt. one lanip lights- up the home
Of twenty years ago.
One whohad dlwelt for years afar
Found in the shades a grave
Some wandler where the evening star
Sink' inl.lhe yestern .Wite
Se'attired., perchance, for naye are they
Once gathered 'neath thy roof;
For duty call#, and thy obey
H:. Her highsblt stern hehoof.
Yet from each heart fond prayers will
rise
1tWhen Fanhey dObs but sh'ow
That pietnr -i home to dreaming eyes
Of twenty years ago.
-[Courier-Journal.
A CAS, :FO!, THr HORSE DOCTORS.
Jackson McCGown, of Sonur Uniol, tel:s
us of i ratjlrsiqgnr case of lth '"el
izootic." Sosaie tihe ago a fine nnile
beloiningt to the Shakers becnale a vic
ti-s to sti diselse, but, in the courseý,4f
time, seemed to recover,· pad was then
atitcked with ;ta selliug, whviicfi began
in fie auinmias . feet. ,h'lie, swelling,
nhiieh wia yerly hal.d, grdtlnily.plssied
up tlhe limbs' of ith, mnle, took posses.
Aitil of Ihis body, and then conecentrl. a.
ted in his l nlad, whiich assumed very i
large proportions. As a,.onseqnen-e d
both eyes of the mule popped. out, in,
aclccIPslon from the head, and lie died.
During lil tle t ime lis ,swelling was
it progress the nnlje eat. heartily; and
now his reinaina haye beeni resting in
an op filid for. three weeks in a state'
e9f. perfect pi.seervatiour; The ease. is
cettainly a singhtilr nep, and we coam
imend it to the inttelntin of thlle liorse
ioi',os.-[lBowling Gieen EKy.) Dem
owClat. ' '
HoW To lRiEA K OFF BAD HABITS.
Undler'stand th e i'elaon land aill. the ren-a
Riini %Iti' the haiiit is inujnio.ns.' Stdy
thlte stuject tilt tilte'e is nie lin'gerig
ehishlt in 'yolr niintd; -A, oidtil4he laces,
tr.t,lpersons,.ayi4, .t! te,.llnghlt that lead
Ito the temiptation it,. itp ti ,; idle
i0e6s i~s fe Siltlhlll of lad hhlltls. Do
l,psketiri-o r eislnttrat , Oncte, :.liri e, a
*Itie4i ineed there i,4 torL '. to -Si've. -.
t'ii, jlithtitik 'thi' ntatcter ov r. nit
etihcaiu rt, * uiinlltlcralllll . II : it'is yol
'iledhetl ~s4tl at. y. s4p1~ . l ~! he l rI
c ciis Iulsill*ae,. i~Y mllsl t i k it f t ln
S#ii m' hatI i w'i,, nl, dem itrtien-I
ing st~lggih jiigh.OU fipryt!ali.j, I'I
Toe Jackals of Politits.
Tiih name isapplied, by the St. Lo.
is Displhi to' that' liks who siink tlfe
'ena of The war make oli lie-hniiting a
blsiriliess,' and rob and plander the
Soitliteri` tiates:
Theyl en ter polities just aik 'iettIr
men enter coininerce, Ot profedisons,:or
trades, with ali eye lteadily fixed $n
protits anid emolimeints, and a handd
tSki:'uily extended t ri*eive 't li'e
siine, Thet andpt the manners Ad
idlaesen, of gentli'ineli and feign the
~1ii14d1i ,of stateine ii t itli all the ' s
srIrriniei ,Ef Mnlasitir Jourdani in i 19
iere's plity, ndi, being idlways undiPr
the spnirtof initerest, inauage toi infise
a 'pilsh" iltd :ini into their st~ le anid
smanners aof action highly ealculat ed to
'pass for ability anld genius with tie
Sulerficial uiiiili'tiude.' TheyI.. keep ia
cloe observation 'if all politeal iFrp
btabilities," for thie are their guide in
acuti*,b; n11d they wire jill and inal -
ulate 'a p'ack meetingi, stuff bal:ift
boxes,,and biy influence anld beg bofice
till thley line their pulses with ill got
ten gains, and hang the'iselves, like
sloths, upon thl richest Iaildn of8ices,
frlim whice it takes a perfect storm to
shake then. .
Since tie wvar, wiit its enrrnpti6g
and, blodv .lessons, inFiused its 0own
;ecklesktiess inito alnost every dlepairt
inei.t of lpOlitich l life, these gentry
hlave nlriirlouslv iniereased in nulmber.l
They swarm in*politinal gatherings.
'l'hpy hunt their prey in publino. ta
tions. *
These nen. are the curse of our pol
itics. h,.ir unscrnpulous and dismep
utabe practices keep ,malny respecta
ble and worthy persons from taking
any part in political life, and thleir pyes
fniceiu'I ePtinipl are10 ilnfsing aI poi
smn into our systeni of public tralisac
tions nlili i;tpai le eproductive of ter
i i ie ri nlts on our nailtoilai exist lite,
unless the honest men ,and the i'ts
pectable men of both pairties-fi' ~0e
political. jiekllrk. are to. be found" in
-6thihbrvide an tnatidore for it in the
utter and total. repnalition of the base
lien to whomn we allnde.
ti' The OChlilestn Courier, of tte
3dl ist., says of BrA okly'n darI -tli;ge
dy--thee murder of Goiodrich-as fol
lows:
The cirepimstantiail evidP'ce so far
develop d in 'the Goodrlc i case imiti
cates tht l.the murder waA ecommitttd
with* a delimtwration and euolness al
:mw4tapperlrhman,: The surroalndings
areisgl!l re, myvtetriously, tragic tiran
tthuse of eithea the Nathan or:Bardpll
aasssse!inati . .. :
S,jb thslle case ,f ;Nattlan, tiurder ns
ºrobtil!y not-.tle.crime st firtj pt..tnd
ed. l., trtled lieyhis :ow-un .ful. work,
thliesassiiin mtde iq, t.at~emptl tclkar
away tlre-evidence of crime. In the
Giibtilchticikce the testiiiony of Mr.
WV: W."Gid,lrieh ils to the Llnnditiiiitil
m'liiltlt Ir- ftiund the: body df hlisilotlh
er, li ies'no doubt'tliat the cdiipsd6 was
cdire~allylaid out, a e eau &llar lilt idh,
slipmibls phshed half way on the *fe'b
and the fatal weapon placeid nea'thloe
dea lipaiilis hand, in" order 'to convey
the ijlppesionlthitit he lhad coniinittl;
suicitde. And but for the murdTlcrer's
vst.rice, the theory of selt. destruction
h have been hastily adopted, the
irenains Jlurried to the fijnily va lit,
mlli the deid soi llntfiorgotti.
S.'literatws lurid rer, in lit6ep are of
tr itiqi'fithichtiy t'nke i.OiP Ci.U t,.S
]ip It i m. l iilted - tht .Tennesbseo
hae.olk..t'ent)a: illione 1tni',1wiC p im
o~t.2i, ~ a t, -,. 3,, .,~6 .fi3h;')G

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