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Saulsiana e TOO
A. BIOSSAT) THE WORLD IS GOVERNED TOO MUCH. (UBISHER
FL. 28.1 ALEXANDRIA, LA., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30, 1873. 1NO. 38.
HE DEMOCRAT.
'-TERYI!:
IE DEN1OCR k"1' is pu'iblisIhed 1Veek
, at. E'EPct DOLLrAH pe jr unmiml
rwo) I)Or.LAIcS AxIJ FrFry CIYrS fth
six erluths, P A YABILE IN A!)
V A` C E! No siiIhr riytiiii taken
for it less period tIIJIn) six liiiiitbis.
)va'IrtsaEMNYT9 inserted It' tihe rate
.If OAF. DLlAat jutr s'41111r. for the,
irst jlAse.tiij)J IXndI FIFTY CENTS for
ft1cll IIIllCseI)1011l title..
AII.r lines or less,' (zt vaIE a) consti
itt. a squatlre.
)uru.IL:Y N'tilees, Marria es, Public
Jet-tiug , Catids Alt Thanks, ote., to
b p.-1i11I'feir a,4 utiIvei.t0istiu~sts.
r I'LI1S %r. C tat, e, lllu itdinis
tihit charlged niwable the usual atLver
tijsilt rutefr)
NIISI'ELLX1NEIJIS.
ý.ý& ERcU rSON
LE ONCDO.
4~"!
Wat&oam .krs ani Jewelers.
Uaches, Cluoci, Jewelry, Silver and Pia
tedl Ware,
SPECTACLES ANI) I'ANCY GOODS.
8EX.I, A&GENTS FoR
POIL.tK & SON, N. Y.,
GENUINE MERSCHAUM PIPES.
N. B.-All Gaond1 'told warranted as re
preseuted.d
Marca I, lS71-ti:
DICKSON CO'FT) SEED-GET THE
BEST S
VP HE CNDERSIUNEI) HAS FOR SALE
taIit lta caretl iy soleeted Dicksomn
Cotton! seel, w.ich proilnfaut tlhaaIsrpast
tigia pIn atititiol, at. avt'rat,;e of o0'o ln le
-(4i10 l1i,) oif lotrta. to the acre, anId was
eateonout by Caterpillars by Augituet 24th.
Fer Ka 14 , dleliverted.. on the hanrk
of the river, at N) cents it blasl-ol
CASH -sacks to he furnished by the puar.
chaser.
* Orders loFt with Johnu C. Rogers, Alex
auuiria, will ho attrenrd'd to.
JTAMES M. RIfORER.
Fairmtunt Pls'.tationg, Red River. Fettn i
are 21th, w7:. Folº' t;.
SEND TO
HENRY ST. JOHN
POR
)KOUo rER & GAMBLLIE'S
E `'1 R. O ,LVE SOAR.
it tIdO frorm, the hest nl:atttiai8 and
Ilcely perthnled. Sold at ptricu otf'-1r
1113' Soup. ltauy it, you will use Oo 0th
r. OrVutl'.j:.lem it.e Now Ote. naJu
ºera WhuitI jolt' .tateutsx
FIRsV CLASS JOUR ALS ONLY
J. Curtis Waldo,
ADVtýIS'1'I NG SOLICITOR
office with
Babcbok Southern Fire Exiaiguisher Co.,
'2 Carondalet St, (up stairs,)
New Orden,
Rnnnu T~o-M 'asr8. Townsend & Ly
tlw, 3IPI, Sou ith &( . $ L 'fit. Wslsita.
MlISCELLANEOUS.
W. H. ROGERS
-WITlTX
R. SPROULE & McCOWN,
-JDEALERS [N.
Fine Custom-Made Clothing
-and
GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS,
40 and 42 St. Charles St.,
OPPOSITE THE ST. CHARLES HOTEL,
NEW ORLEANS.
W E CALL YOUR ATTENTION TO
the' fact that we have now tt it hand
t'ee larOgest stock and greatest variety of
titHe coass of
Gents' Custom-Made Clothing and Furnish
ing Goods
everhronght to this market. We have a
bhver in the New York Market all the
year round ; our miaterial is bought excln
sively for cash-cut anud made at our owin
ima nufactory, and shipped to us weekly.
We can safely say with such aldvnttai.es
that we calr keep conistantly lon hIanal a
bette a.ssort.ment, later styles, tand ;"1
lower than othe-r dealers in our line. We
keep a very large stock of the celaebatcid
STAR SHIRTS,
tmale expressly for our trade, and 10 r-.
.otna-tnd them as the BEST MA1 E. FE.]
FIITING, andt MOST ECONO'I1CL
ISHIRT t' he had.
R. SPIROULE & McCOWN,
40 and 42 St Charley St.,
NEW ORLEANS
Sprole & MecCown. Memphis, Ternt.
Samines SjrnlIe & Co., Louisville. Kent tc
kv.--Sipronle & Harris, St. Louis, 3lo
Jan. 15-61.
3iT OI-V 0R, L A NS
-anad
Grand Ecore Packet Comp'y.
THIS COMPANY HAVE PLACEID THE
VERY FINE AND SUPERB
STEAMER
.aB ST. MARY:
J. C. MITCHELL,........... .AsTEK
IG. C. HAMILTON and THOS. J. DOWlTY
Clerks.
tDERMANENTLY IN THE TRADE.
L Leaves New Orleans every Saturterah
at 5 P. M. Alexanmdria, going down, ever}
Wednesday at 12 M.
For Fresight or PAssage, having the s.,t
of accomtniodations,
April 2-tI APPLY ON BOARDI).
NEW 'RLEANS, ALEXANDRIA
-and
GRAND ECORE WEEKLY PACKET
B. L. HODaE No. 2:
JOHN HEINN..................I.MAST'E1:
J. C. LIIBANO, J. C. JOPPRION and T. J
REEDER, Clerks
THIS WVELL KNOWN AND FAVOR
ito Packet is now in the trade, and
leaves New Orleans tvery Saturday at 5
P M.., and Aluexaotlria, gooitg down, overy
Wednesday at 10 A. 31. Fer fparticulars
apply . ON BOA1R1
February 19th, 1873
RED RIVER WEEKLY PACKET !
D., L.~ 'I' A. LLY :
.I. TIAEBERLE...........MA.sTER
J. B. IIENO........ ...........Cherl.
I ~fIIR H E(IrLAR AND SPLENDIl)
I ytkly Packet. in the New Orloamos,
Alu-xdoIrIa aund Gramod Ecore trade, is moow
permanently in thi tramle, and leaves New
Orleans *tvery Tnemehay at 5 P. M-, tittil
Alexamdria, going dow , every SMatturday
at 0A. M. -Fur freight 'or passano
Feb. 2tith. APPLY ON I3O.tlD
JOB PRINTING
PIN. NEATLY EXECUTED
TIE IlTERPRETI;R.
BY KATE P. OSGOOD.
A wandlerer found a deep green spot
With shadowy verdric overrun
Low gral. by any glean forgot,
SAnd :-mall young vines whose highest
knot.
Had seldom seen the sun.
Andl ever'y idle leaf and blade,
;atching atany wind antray,
With liany-mingled Inuroutr prayed
botne breath. beyond the narrow glade,
SF'rom the great night and day.
So that a stir was in the dell
As of a myriad beaten wings,
What time, with suddien till and swell
The captive wind beg:iin to tell
r A tale. of nmarvelous things.
Spell-bonild with rapthironu awe,
Within some secret, sacred plaec,.
Whliile tip anit down his pulses run
As it his teart were played upon,
Tihe listener bowed his face.
- But itin at length w·ith little.will
To plodl onilce nole throught bush and
brior",
Up0n his lips there lingered still
An echo iliai the iauntiing thrill
.long the smitten i itre.
So. whe'n he rerlletl the busy sitreet,
The 'athered thi inro.g atut. hi htng,
Pi':1,ii~n. ti." utt" ce co iplete
11 thi it i` So0t:; r1) ,Itu ey sweet,
Tihat tremIbled oil his tongue.
A.e hbt ihe coulil ie saIIL tb 114m1,
j Ii4 \ di 1In1 a ltaeil note here and
Tiill even the irose upon Iher stemin
Let tall her dewy ilwha dil
Btut nwhen the crowd in rapturouis mood
Ilesouiglht the ,iager once again,
- li1 led them to) thie loinely wood;
.i A1l ::li the lceople silent stoout
T'o hear the magic strain.
'Th'le wild sweet melodylv ntew
blirried 111 his s soul to ismiles and
tears;
iut nothin g hetard the gaping crew,
Except. a toist wind til tt 1)1 :v
Aboult their ope0)1 calls.
Then striIighlt besought the tuneles
l)))ong',
Thait cOrnted the nlaster's itistrumeiieit,
Its cello in thlat first 1'1111 soil',
Anit praiisedl and listened, ri g I t or
wrong,
In measureless content.
And ever since that lucky rhyme,
1'he worild hal s henrl, at scoiit-.l-iand,
With many a bteak of tili)( :aiil time,
T'lii Ot raili whose freslyt billing Chime
It coulid not uttlndelrstaLid.
nBut lwho htath ears to catch the play
(1 mnelodies uispoileil by nien,
)lay hear the wandering witl to-day
Chanting t1he i'saue sweet rotiudelay
Within the breezy glen.
l' One of thle most entertaininig of
nr1 yountger essavists tell ius that he
once hean) i libtIeral cleigymant extol]
the repose of n tuimre. "Leann m. Iles
sot," said the liberal clerurgymulan, 'fi'cn,
the peaceful fiorest! Whiy shoutliit we
Sitlive an11y More thian thle lowing goriin."
],it nothiiing couldl lie further Iofron they
fact, To live is to contenld. Each
pluant endeavors, almost consi ionsly,
to dot.moi his neighilboir, to ienp (t Jhis
girour, l, to feeil upon his tntritentt, to
devoiur Iijs sublstlcce. 'lTheire e atrm- i
ies and invasions of gr nstes, barbariian
inroads andi extirpationls. Evey inmh
.of giiunii is coItestei i by a the wetts;
tlhii fotre't is it strut'iigghe tor picedeirne
the wais of the rtusetre aliii.) ii jteiiniial
feti. The severest landscape, thle,
st iilist woodlantil, ate the itorttil tretni
of vtegtttble and ; aimail~t contl et. Ev
eirty field is i bltttle-tield. T'I'he spjieir
antid tlie bhtde of war aire fittetold in
tihe ittiadiiw grass. Strite Itigins iiithi
life at the lowest, and cultmitirites iii ihe
I wars of comipetiont races and citiliza
tionts-telio ouighity stirggle in which
the honor ani liho of nations tre the
sta lies.
------...****-
S('Can. a mai be saiid tO pay as be
Igocs if he slteps on tick t
Longevity.
SLong life comes of inheritance and
good ihalits. We raiely see a very old
pIerson who is not deseendedl firon a
long lived anlcestry. 1ut this old man
may have brothers and sisters who die
early. For the maost part, this diffter
onrce cones from ditlierent Ipersona
hab.its. In order to live long we nnus;
inherit the capacity, and this inheri
rance must lie snpplemcented by good
lhailbits. Nom. ltt. ter thotigh ia mane's pa
reilts hillty have lived it hundred years,
it he is a gltton ho will not probablyl
{survive sevenlty years.
The person who proimises long life i.
Sf llieiditoo Hize, good lu gs, sloe
pul se, goo d cligPstion, strolng tethtll.
firs tuneseles. tough skin, coarse hUir.
withi sallishliS heal and quiet, cheerful
temper.
It is rather too late to advise a man1
with reft rence to possessing these qtial
ities, or wil. refeteuce to the parents
of w)hom1 he shall lie born, but it is not
toto late to advise any and every manl
{with regard to his personal habifts.
T'lheso constitute the most important}
tfatoir.
Among the more important habits I
uicane the fulJowing:
One mst live inll the strong senlight
Even a si.. ht shadow means lad iiges
rion witih plants, anliiunis and mentl . A
pl:ant Irelllueld ftrio (lite niuelow to the
back end of the te alor. even though it
ie light enoiugh to readi. son beeomes
pale rlal refuises to grow. A weoilan
ii lho spendls her doits wiithin boouts be-. i
cities 1ea h1 and siekly.
Good a ai's imti ;eiurta tt.l. An linvetitj-.
lated heuise produese au irritable con
cltioi of tile riiiiCes. '1IThe ilnteatd it e
that uticol?0 ioust, perfect work.inlg of
the several sri ts, there is i f£ev'ris
tt:1ricti1 whlich pileaturely exhiausts
the vital foue s.
Tempo;ranee is. vital. Temperance
in teoid is eSpieciall} importanit. Oeie
may di niit wine., or beer, oi spirits t
cdcatsi eletrt il0t o)iCaetionl, trnd live to oldi
1ge, but ai big eater rarely reaeles 70.
A bottle oif titte will make a.n;1u stag
get and talk like a toel, hIttit will not
c<loe uiulc fuil his s) stem like a tlhack -
giving ditnner.
}These is no ' sstel oif diet or class o
} 11oo1 which can ,justly preselt special
clairis: it is iIttle er-litilit , tel lpe lrallce.
Ante to definite riles van be given.
T'l'he food mu(st be adtlepted to tile intli.
viLual and to his eiceopation. A young
m1n111 is at work uponl a fitrm iruwiig.
digging and perspiring. Two pounds:
of soliel food lare tlneeded. But Ihe
changes to thie hoise-life, antd sitting
of college. His food, as to petnltity
antt puiltrity, mueist ie redced ait least
fifty per cent. The food, I repeat mutst
be adapted to the pelson and his econ
patioln. But I a1u again askcled ti,
somle rules. 'iThe larger my expEeri
cnce, the more extentdedl my oleserva.
tion, the less et'comes nally colnfidence it,
detlhiilte dietetic tirules. It is stfi
Settongh to say tihat we imar too much
that our foodl is too rich, ill too great a
variety, and badly cookedl. Beyoul
thlisI do not venture. Every per'sonl
mlist observte his ownl experience eide
coniiscietionsly regacdi thieir sugges
tiln.s. A mnll) who woni't do this icc
nit likely tel ftilow any definite rules
given by anotiher, anid at best is hardly
worth savittg.
Anlether imilpt)1tant conditieon of lon.
gevity in regular and abuudant sleep.
I have never ried the details of a re
nmarktbly old pelrsnt's lifi, lt whiclh
'".arly toc lied" was not a featitre.
OtIS imay seemi to tlirite fr awhile on
six hours eleepl, but his lile will not ila
a loeeg cnee. To reach ninety years you
;mwut have at least eigbt hours' eleep.
IMore thlitu to hours should come be
tore midnight.
A certain amount of exercise is ne
cessrty. Neithler hard work, nor great
nimusen cordevrelopteentt re needed. In
deed it is donhltfIli if they are not *un
favorablle. Great amoderation here, as
in ftod, is most fiva~'rablle to longevity.
Gentle labir in the coutntry, is in mod
« agte fanriniig, is, on the whole, most
Sfavorable. It is lpartienharly desirable
that tihe ocenpation sheoul he an agree
alle Inef, tadaptedt to the tastes, and that
it shall satisfy the ambition.
hiarriage, with its Iorne-lovos and
nmoderate excietenents, is particularly
favorable to hang life.
'Ti'he aiIseece of all unholy anibitions,
of a;nger, laied, jerlosy, and the
pjrestemee of an amiable, cheerful, hope
fnl .tihtHper contribute greatly to our
stay in this world.-[)r. Dio Lewis in
Uousehold.
Nast to Vleana.
The President is paying his debthfs.
iHe is rewarding all those who, in his
time of trial, mdid hinm service. howe ver
ehis'eputtable.f Ote ft the most etlf"c
ºive of his an xiliaries dnri':g thet Ist
eitnvaos w:ai a rekely niewspapterl in
New York. illustr meat and cele'd. by
way v satire, the Journal of Ci iliza
tin. It was siltad broad cast through
tit,- land. Every buy and. iral and
"stroi' g minded" Woanl, ictlurdiug
soe inWetn. d 'lighted in it. It conra.
l'ed hornid enIicetutI'R'S. ot which ' IPalr eady
thei puble l'eaks with disgunst. 'The
herstonal ipeculitrities i of pronmin'nt
!Omn were cearsely sketched. The
ideal of certain institti onI sni fierce
ly por trayed. There wars no t1n. No
'no ilanuhed. lt wtas all prima, fero
e1ioeu', blaeckgartd caricature, andil its
irtiiiee wras i floeigner. rejcisng in the
expre %shive nitrites .ºf -Nast." It want
a"l but a linal vowel to be coelatehte.
i I. C reeley, an anliable, setsitive man,
veas hloeinh'ded to deatlh by Nast's picto
ia il sentr'ilities. Any one who recalls
thle pgllttlti Cat to);n of the tmlarriage of
Mr. Greeley to the dying )Democracy,
wi h the emblem ot Christian faith
'ahich the weorl reverences, protruded
:s a nuatrter of Cjest, will dtly estimate
thie htorrid tuxrit of their dellneitiont.
The iitme eo"'.es wlhen. at the capital of
onet of the mleet ttccieUt dvassties of
Eeireipe, a great indlis~tiid celebration
is to ne had, welstre the mioest it telli
lent and narcolltished atld sec'ietttllo
nn aree to cout enet' its the rereesentst
tivent tt rheir respective conenitenices.
{ Our Presidlent is authorized by Con
gresS to select tmetn to representt us,
'l l hee Cllehose-s, nmong some dozen of
iiiknowi n and insignificalnt iedivideals,
4 dtsretpntablel journalist fromn New
Yorkl, a Mr. J. Russel Young, a Phila
.tellhiaim, who hiakes biscuits at. St Pe
terslenrg for the R'sssiani artmy, Mr.
IHenryv 1). Moore, and, Mr. Th:s. Nast,
t he ferecions ' itrientnrist of 11arpor'a
Veekly.--!New York Tribune,
'Thte+V iTe of a worthy h'bckrsmith
iin Pendletoni recently gave birth to. a
altle child, Wlhich is perhaps thie snmall
'st speciimen of osiiinsellity inll the Wie Id,
for its age, and while MJr'. Barnum and
themr ere paying so Ietmch.attemetioee to
tat habie's, c0r1in'g habiesi, ant "ithe
'reest beautifu'1les".Les (of course there
Ire no ugly habies), this 'eyoungster de
er'es eamore than passingi coiisideral
ione. This baby is ot'er a week oll,
sud weighs only filfteen and a halt
.iiinces, andl in elecven inches in lengthi,
art nal une:esarntent. le is said to be
equal to his reeigular rations, and gives
snomise l oflivingasnd doing well.-[Cin
'innati Couumercial.
TYAn Indianapolis female lost $11.
10 by a single rtbbeher the otlher eley,
*)hee tried to play a lone heaed with lb
"eelclher overshoe, uling lee emighibor's
hleilel jier a cerdc tab iele, a'ed then the
zeeleice' jeudge steppeuld up a'eel told Lady
Gay Sleanker that le guessed she had
mist thee guame.-[Coue jer-Journal.
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[-' "Is Pat Ftleicagain abeoaerd tihis
,heiPt rue red Ne'lsonme 'lering alull in the
irieeg at tle battle of the Nile. '"1 am
esr'e, cety lo'rd." eueid Eein'e' 'son, allow.
ug hlineinelf Oe deelik. "'Then," said
Nelson, looking atighled, "tmlr t' e bat
toe proceld." T'thattoryis Pat's

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