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COVINGTON, ST. TAIA.NY PARISH, LA.1 SATURDAY, NOVBKBER 2, 1878. 1O 41
A 3MInuox DIuTrIUTED.
V!ATZ LOTTERY CO
~Ihmtit tion was regularly incor
.the Legislature of the State
tional and Charitable purposes,
: U With a Capital of
! i~he itb as since added a reserve
,. nd of $35O,OML Its
;D SINGLE NUtBER.
i take place Monthly.
. 1 never sales or postpones.
Lokat the following Distribution :
ND PROMENADE CONCERT,
d,~: r Ag which will take place the
1I.-ANNIUAi L ) D AWING,
-ArT N' Onr.Ew4s
'.ad.y, Denmber 10th, 1878,
Tbalrt Ml personal supervision and
GOlGO. T. BEAUIREGARD, of Louisiana,
aMOe.a JAIiAL A. EARLY. of Virgiaia.
b1 *QTICE-Tickets are Ten
D a s ounly. Halves, $5. Fifths,
$. ,TeutlsI, $1.
S. L.t. or PRIZES.
I Caurtrau.Pa of $100,000. 100,000
1. aDoAJ Pama of.. 50.000. 50,000
1 Oaxam Pam of.. 20,000. 20,000
tiLS m Pias of.. 10,000. 20,000
4 La. . Pa. of.. 5,000. 20,000
SPhlts of ........ 1,000. 20,000
ý sPisrms of........ 500. 25,000
1,P aises of........ 300. o0,o00
40 Passes of........ oo00. 40o,000
d PMazzs of....... 100. 60,000
10,90* Pa'ms of........ 10. 100,000
100 Aptro mation prizes of $200.$20,000
10ol db do 100. 10,000
106 : d. do 75. 7.500
11,~lp'ý aPoontin to.....5500
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W for Circulara., or send orders to
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' ' liopt, Drawing, Class I .
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Oleial-Police Jury Proceedings.
The Police Jury of this parish
met this 7th day of October, 1878.
Present-C. W. Bradley, President;
Geo. H. (Cluse, Pat. Welch, R.
Galatas, A. L. Carpenter, Thomas
Fitzgerald and Christian Schultz.
Absent-J. L. Dicks.
A quorum being present, the
readingof the minutes of the previ
ous meeting was dispensed with
A. L. Carpenter tendered his
resignation as overseer of the road,
and proposed RosemarQuave to fill
the position. The motion, on be
ing seconded, was adopted.
It was then resolved that the road
established on the south of the
Boguechitto be abolished, and that
the road leading from the piney
.voods to the ferry, on the Colum
,ia road, be made straight through
the swamnp, and that the hands for
merly belonging to the Columbia
road be attached to said road.
Mr. Gause proposed the following
change of overseers:
Ira E. Str:iu, in place of Chas.
Keiser, and J. W. Sharp, in place of i
Wn. IIutchinson. Adopted.
The Board then went into conm
mittee of the whole for the purpos i
of appointing Commissioners of
El]ction, when the following were'
First Ward---S. Snaitler, Clerk;
Ed. Perkins, Thos sadeaux, Henry i
Keiser, Jr. Polling place, Madison
Second Ward-Milton Burns,
Clerk; Uriali Barker, John Fitz
ger.:id. Vinciut Papulies. Polling
place. Sandy Ford School House.
Third Ward-Jules Maille, Clerk;
J. C. Barelli, J. C. Evans, William
Brerau. Polling place, Court
Fourth Ward-Louis Coqiuillon.
Clerk; James Davis, H. Strain, A.
Dupre. Polling place, at Coquil
ion's corner, 31apdeville.
Fifth Werd--Jesse Abney, Clerk;
Robert Williatms, J:unes Pierce,
Albert Walker. Polling place, 8.
Sixth Ward-Geo. Wilson, Clerk
John Parker, John A. Ernest, Ster
ling D. Crawford. Polling place,
Pat VWelch's store.
Seventh Ward-F. A. Cousin,
erk; John Todd, V. Robert, Oc
ve Cousin. Polling place, C.
Aubrey's Live Oak store.
Eighth Ward-Win. F. McMa
hon, Clerk; Horace Rousseau,
Win. Crocket, Jerry T. Jones. Poll
ing pl:ace, Geo. IH. Jone's store.
Nmth Ward-F. Garcia, Clerk,
Armand Cousin, Anatole Cousin;
A. Penas. Polling place, Mrs. Fred
The Treasurer made his quarterly
report, ending September 30, 1878,
which, after being carefully exam
ined, was unanimously adopted.
The Clerk of the District Court
was authorized to purchase a record
book for the use of his office, and
present his bill at the next session
of the Police Jury.
A resolution was adopted to the
effect that A. L Carpenter, Thomas
Fitzgerald and Christian Schultz be
appointed a committee to make an
estimate of the probable expendi
tures of the parish for the year
1879, and report at the next meet
ing of the Police Jury.
The following claims were ap
proved and paid:
C. W. Bradley, for one day as a
member and mileage, and one
day as a member of the Commit
tee on Repairs to Court House
and mileage ............... $7 20
Thomas Fitzgerald, one day and.
mileage, and one day as a mem
ber of the Committee on Repairs
to Court House and mileage.. 9 60
A. L. Carpenter, one day and
mileage................ 6 20
Pat. Welch, one day and mileage 7 00
C. Schultz, one day and mileage 4 00
R. Galatas, one day and mileage 4 40
Geo. Gause, one day and mileage 11 )
J. M. Wadsworth, for mont~Ff
September.......... ... 8 33
Wm. B. Cook, for month of
tember......... .... 8
Isaac Evans, formonth of Septem
ber.. . . ....... 833
There being no further business,
the Police Jury adjourned, to meet
on the first Mon4y in December,
1878. IsAAc EVANS, Clerk.
A Romance of the Sea.
RESCUE FROI A FLOATING WRECK-A
N EW YoE, Oct 18.--The pilot
boat Isaac Webb, on Tuesday morn
ing last, when forty miles off Block
Island, passed close by a floating
wreck barely showing above the
surface of the water; no signs of
life were visible; but the yawl was
got out and pulled close to the bow
of the vessel, and by the light of the
I moon it could be seen that it was a
bark lying completely on her beam
ends, with but a small portion of
her port side above water. A man
sprang from the yawl on to the
wreck and trod upon what he sup
posed to be a pile of wreck stuff and
cn:vas. but to his Astonishment
and fright, the mass rose up with a
cry of alarm. In the moonlight it
appeared so much like an apparition
that the crew of the yawl were for a
moment, scared completely" out of
their wits. Recovering themselves,
they looked again and saw two hu
man beings wrapped in canvas and
reaching out their hands for help.
The poor fellows, when they real
ized delivance was at hand, pointed
to the side of the vessel beneath'
their feet, and said in broken Eng
lish, "one man inside." The pilot
men put their cars to the spot indi
cated and heard the voice of a hu
man being calling in heartrending
tones for help.
After two hours of incessant toil
the sailors succeeded in making a
hole through which they could speak
to the poor fellow within, who cried
out that water was rising and almost
strangling him. Redoubling their
exertionls ey finally made a hole
latge enough to permit the passage
of a man, and drew from the dark
ness below the swollen and almost
lifeless body of Henriques Gancavis.
When asked if any others of the
crew still survived, he answered,
"No; the boys are all dead."
The survivors are named Joseph
Reis, Manuel Alvis and Henrique
Gancavis, all of Cape Verd Islands,
who shipped on the 12th inst., on
the bark Sarah, of New Bedford, for
a whaling voyage of two years.
The crew numbered twenty-five men
all told. The following is the story
of the wreck, as related by one of
We left New Bedford on Saturday,
the weather at the time looking very
stormy, the wind coming constantly
upon us from the northeast, blow
ing a stiff breeze, which increased
to a gale. We commenced to take
in sail and reef. At half-past 5
we how. to on our port tack, wind
blowing a hurricane and a ftightful
sea running. Two hours later a
tremendous sea struck the bark and
capsized her on her beami ends.
There were se\ea of us in the fore
castle at the time. The sea rushed
in and filled the forecastle, cutting
off escape to the deck. We strug
gled for life and managed to keep
our heads above water by clinging
to floating chests. Calling to each
other, we found there weie sii alive,
fiver men and one boy. 'On man
died a little while after;Rthe boy
dienext morning. -.Four were yet
alive. We clung to the sail tier,
with the water up to our chins. By
rvilg o$' the lid of a fi&ting chest,
we found a small bottle of sweet
wine and eight apples, and each one
of us took a drink of wine. The cook
was dying; he begged for more wine;
we gave him another swallow, and a
little after he died. We pushed the
body down under; water, as we
wanted space. There was only
about eighteen inches or two feet of
space between thbe water and the
side, and floating chests and stuff
jammed our heads and bruised our
bodies dreadfully. We had fresh
air enough through a broken deck
light which occasionally rose above
water. Believing we must die if we
remained in this horrible place, we
decided to try and find a scuttle and
reach deck. Manuel tried first, and
on the second attempt succeeded in
reaching the open air. This was
Sunday. I tried twice and was al
most'drowned before I could get
back again. I had a hard struggle;
got my head through the floating
boxes. I didn't try it again that
day; but next day I made another
attempt, and after a d spepte strug
gle got out and found Manuel cling
ing to the upper e;ft of the vessel.
A dead man was lashed to the rig
ging. I cut him adrift, as he made
me feel bad. Manuel said he'saw a
steamer about eight miles off tlge
day before. We pulled some pieces
of canvas up to where we were
clinging and wrapped ourselves in
it. We called to Henriques, who
was still in the forecastle, to come
out, but the poor fellow couldn't
swim, and wouldn't try. We tried
to cut through the pAnk with a
knife, but could only dig the oakum
out of the seams, the plank was so
hard. We kept a good lookout for
vessels, and only dropped asleep a
little while before we wep rescued.
I believe all the rest of the crew
were lost when the bark capsized,
as it was so sudden and the wind
and sea too much for a boat to live,
even if one could be got out. We
had been on the vessel so short a
time that we were not acquainted
with the names of the ofilcers and
but few of the crew.
a-What we especially need in
this country is the rigid enforcement
of the laws. Every man who .io
lates the peace and dignity of t e om
munity, or appropriates to himself
that which belongs to another,
should be speedily and adequately
punished. Whenever it becomes a
settled understanding that men can
not escape punishment, nor " get off
light," crime will materially lessen
in the State. Let us have no favor
itism, no oversights, no neglience,
but the laws enforced to fti1etter
against all offenders, wh . ' they
may be. To grand juries, officers
and courts can we alone look for
protection, peace and quiet.-Austin
W The irradiation co
exhibited by a bridegroom at the
moment he leads his chosen one
before the altar is certainly very
beautiful; but, by way of comparison,
did you ever observe the face of the
man who, taking down his winter
I overcoat and shaking out the moths,
dives casually into one of the pockets
and brings up a forgotten quarter?
i ILouis Hopsoa killed hims4lt
in Washingtoap because a girl
whom he loved wb ld not marry
him; but he seeins to have died with
more revengefulnees than love in
his heart, for he lefts note to her
in which he said: "Before this
reaches you hall be aop . In
one hour m r.sQtiLa I
the tormaents of ti.
was you who drowned me," This
has had the desired eflet, for the
nearly demented girl aeoused .hseal
e A rich Sicilan landowner
Signor Pasiarello, of Cavonia, has
been carried off by five briga and
released on payment by his family
of a sum which they rdufeaso dis
close to the publi~.
WS'" Now, then children," aida
parish school-mistress showing. b
children off on examination ý)r
"Who loves all men?" "You, Miss,"
was the unexpected reply.
on. Let's chip in and raise a hun
dred dollars for the Boston ph ysici
who says that it is unhsthytoruise
before the san ha dispelled the
morning fogs.-[Fre Press.
. Copy was out. The devil
picked up a paper and said "Here's
something about a woan-inuat I
cut it out?" "No l"thndred" the
editor;'"the first disturbae ever
created in the world was edearioned
by the devil fooling abeout
S A teacher in the Port Jervis
public schools waslast week expli
ing to the children that usually all
words ending with "let" meant
something small, as strealet,
rivulet, hamlet, etc. Whereupon.
a smart boy asked if hamlet meant
a small ham.- '
SI Afarmeron the rod between
Charlton and Worcester, Mass.,
having been terribly annoyed by
drummers, put up a sign: "No sew
ing machines wanted here. Got
one." It was no use; the next drma
mer wanted to see the maehine,
"and perhaps he'd hitch up a trade"
So the farmer put up:"Got the mall
pox here." That worked well W' a
little while, but then came along a
drummer frighfully pitted with the
small-pox, who anillid ~a
"Seeing' you've got it d hsere
they've put me on this routm"
a" When little Johnny Pear,.
who lived in New Haven, wr three.
years old, his father was. .qu
called from home on besies, O "
evening; while he was abseit em
of these journeys, which took hismd
Natchez, Johnny's mother ,wn
hearing his prayers, "Our Ftir
who art" &e., when Jolmay iiti
his head from its place onh
m other's knee, aid look'iag p eat
nestly into her face said, "Mamma,
JJhnny a tired aying 'or Fathes
who art in heaven;' let's say '"or
father who art in Natches.'"
u' A man who cheats in short
measure is a measureless roga. J..
in whiskey, then he is a rogue a
spirt. If by falsifying his sae.tmb,
then he is an unaceountable ft
If he gives a bad title to ls dk
he is a rogue indeed. It be gfIv:.
short measure in wheat, then he ~
a rogue in grain.
MW "Is that dock right. cr
there?" asked a visitor the t h ltr.
"RBiht over there?" saida ti..,
"'tain't nowhere else.