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".TlE BLEB VGS ('F GOI'ERyE T, LIKE THE DEWSi FROM HE.4 rE3, SIOU -4LD D~rý(E'ZEX#A KE PUI 'O TIIH1EtiICI AXD THE POOR."
1 COVINGTON. ST. TAWANYA PPA1$, LA., SATURDAY, NOVE gER 18. 1878. *0. 43.
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a MJLUaoN DIsTRIBUTED.
W ATE rLOTTERYY CODIR
tio. vas regularly moor
She Legislature of the Stakt
andi caritable Purposes,
O LL1JI4 DOLLA5, FL
To m fhit bas rince added a reserve
load of It.
WIm zUtake place Xonthly. a
it aever ma7es ot podpopwea.
lrok At Id fowing Dbsrilkutio.:D
*AND PROMENADE CONCERT..
daerie Which will take place the
5Efll.AN'UAL AWtAWL'G. A
-AT N!w Oar.w'sls
Ty u stadu, Dcnaber 10th, 1818,
tnder phe eap l n enperririon and
zn~aiaau ekLu ut _
(z.s G. T. BEAU 11 EtiA1W, of Louisiana,
aia* ueAa. JAI,&AA" A.: =..& vi 1. ~tiri*
WNKOTICE-Tickets are Ten o
LIST or PRIZS.
I CAMAL Peas of $S100.000. $100-00 -
SGasa PaRnsOf . 5I0O.0. 000
1 03133 Pa of.. 20.000. 20,e00
i Le Pmze of..of 10,00.U ,000"
4 4Laaus Psaulaof.. 5,000. 20,t'00
siae of........ 1,000 920006,1
Pon=of...... . &)0. 25, o1i
S...of .... 300. 30,000
21 00. 500000
of.....f.. 10 1W),OW4
a 11..Mca pries of $200 $20 ,O
Sp de do 1006o
do. do 75. 7,5100,
* p9T. BEAUREGABD,
Pdt i A. EABLL of
Omisaae or send orders to~
I' A; VAUPAlrNl
- po4h3, W OzieS nS LA.
F1 nWi T i!. Class 1s IL
I ..~ gt Ralri',$l
*nr icovT ro ft F
A. F. Schrieber, Jr.,!
[POOLE S OLD STAND.]
s. Goods sold at New Ohemt.l pr. I .
Large stock of
DRY GOODS AND GROCERIES
with a choice selection of the great
FLOUR, BACON, SUGAR,
COFFEE, and so on, to
the end of human
Always on hand.
º- T1tY US ORNCE! S
covington. Sept 28, 1878.
- .- . J. SMITH S
BETAIL G#ROCERY STORE
An a General Assortment for City and
Country use, at the to N est
- Highest prices paid for Wool, Hides.,
Chicken.s, etc. &i.. kc.
A. S. KOTTWITZ,,
(Formerly of Monticello, Miss.)
Gae rin, Hadnewr, BooI SJ.oe. , IMt.
.aldierg, ('LSla j. b1/ Go(ud, der.
Will peak.he highest market price for
Cottona. hides. Wool aid oCoutry Pro
pace, or liberal advances made on same.
Receives coetinual supplies of well se
lected D Y GOUDS and choice
Which will be sold at low figures.
o.- Country produce taken in ex- -
change for goods, st market price. .
1 -In connection with the general
) Mercantile business of this house, the
proprietor has established a neat B.R
ROOM, where he will keep the finest of
Wines, Liquors, Lager Reer, Cigars, etc.
. .onsttelyy on hand and at prioes to suit
CO INGTON, LA.
a biebnith sad Whewriuht,
GENERL AMU T3bN IN IRON AND WOOD
He also has
Of all kinds for sale cheap for oash.
If the cash is not convenitet he will
be willing to take stock.
i ' 4.eusi.au Cards.
A TTo'UR'SE' Y AT7 L' A " *"en
Covington, La. I
TOHN WADSWORTH, a`
A¶'romr & (CounskLor ru A LAw. I'
Will pauctice ih ail the courts of tha -
Sixth Judicial District, and attend al fto
the Parish Courts of St. Tammauuny Par
DR. E. R. RANDOLPH. to
LATErs O NEW ORLE.NsS,
Tenders his professional services to
the people of St. Tammany parish and ti
surrounding country. fi
IDr. J. F. CHAMBERS, 1
N~SX Doon TO INGRax's CoanE g
Covington, La. I
DR. ALONZO GIVENS IR
Offers his profe.ional services to the
people of St. 'Tlummany.
April 15, '78 tf a
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Across the Lake?
THE LIGHT DnAUGHT
_chr. F. M. Pippio,
Q Leaves COVINGTON every Tuesday and
d arrives in NEW OIRLZANS on
Leaves NEW ORLEANS every Saturday
at 10 A.3., and arrives at COV
S IGTON on Suuday.
RATES OF FIREIGIIT:
tton, per bale................25 cents
SDry Barrels.............. ...25 cents
S acks......................... c1 ents
I[ Other .ates in proportion.
WM. J. YOUNG. w
, Manufacturer and dealer in at
HARNESS, SADDLES, COLLARS s"
HALTERS, COMB, BR USHlES, ETC.
No. 8 North Peters street, (near French
iarket; between Uraulines
and Hospital. o
Nsw Onxrnws. e
BepAring done neatly and cheap. All
work warrante. s.
Freak Milers HIrnes Oil alwJys on hand p
Zi- Country orders solicitej. 3"-3m 4
BY ROBERT BADON.
This old and popular carrier, conntin
tring with the Stenmu r Ca,de;a, at Mandse
rville. Madisonville and Old Landing, s
carrying the U. 8. Mail and thereby ens
bled to distance all opposition. Every
one is treated courteously, and charges
are uniform, and no delay on account of
9 old horses and other vexation. Traveleer
desirous of speed and safety, will look
out for Mr. Badon. 1 "
Cons.uTOS, Sept. 15, 1877.
At a Prire to Suit the 7ames.
IA SMALL ENGINE, 10 horse power
Tubular Boiler, Tank and poke
Stack ; Gnris dil. Si~ e and Elevator ;
26-inch Saw attached, totbaw wood;
Track and Cotton Press, all in perfect
"ll order and almost new.
For full particulara pply at this ofce.
rtu· Tailen Ou$ of a Song.
fl)týest eentiemeiltl ballad is
I entitled, 'Give Me the Home of My gi
Childhood." Bless your soul, we'd sti
do it in a nminnte. but--why, haven't is
you 'heard? Old Tadgers closed out foi
three mortgages on it in 1867 and tor
'G8, and the next year it was sold i u
for taxe.; it was seized for de.it in tit
the stnummer following, then, your N
oldest brother claimed that it be- 1 h
longed to his wife, and brought suit t tb
in her uname to recover, and before P'
that was through they found an old id
flaw in the title, and in trying to o0
straig teu that out it transpired di
that your old grandfather had no t a
government patent on ibat all, but id
had stolen it bodily froi the In- j o
dians; and now two half-breeds ca
have brought suit to recover the a
property as the heirs. The house I
was burned down about two years U
f ago, and the neighbors have used a
the fence for kindling wood; your e
wife's cousin is trying to get hold of i
the lot, and your half-brotheruamp- 1
ed the property one night, put up a a
littleshanty on the alley corner, and
is now'in possession. There doesn't 1
seem to be much show fos:.pq to!
dll again in the "home of youl t
eh dhood," but you might file your s
papers with a lawyer and sail in. 9
&I"A mean ,siritd Ohio man, i
says the Burlington Hawkeye, took !
a foutteen pound club with a knot 1
on the bad end, and got some of,
his friends to put him in a coffin j2
and place it in a vault. By the
gray of dawn two solitary figures
ere :seen coating along the high
* way into Ciacinnati. One of them
went lamely to the 31edical Col
~ lege, with a large lump on his
head that lifted his hat off, and
-. the other went to a quiet home,
with a spoiled club under his arm
and the glad light of a happy
tS smile shedding the glow of peace
and duty over his honest counte
g-'Twelve years ago Mr. Benson, in
of Fort Wayne, Ind., a man of forty- hi
eight, was worth $500,000. Iie til
speculated, lost money, became a tl
passenger couductor, then a saloon- vi
keeper, then a street-car driver, then tl
a pauper. Last week he died in the
hospital and was buried in the
"Every manu, rich and poor," says
the Cleveland Herald, "should have
the right to take a bank bill to the
counter of the bank issuing it, and t
t demand its redemption in coin."
k You may give the poor man such a
rigLt, but who is going to give himi
the bank bill to take there? i
IAiA widower had five grown up
daughters, who wouldn't let himi
take a second wife. UHegave up
the wife, but bought a"savage dog,
a and now won't allow a man to
et cross his door-silL He -says if he
e. can't marry, the girls shan't
A Smart GG l.
qt istea pleataIt (tilk of a
girl's rbtaiping her llih.od in the
street by selling papers. let tlere
is a girl in Chicago who has dnteit
for the last ten years, and whois as
true and honest as she is spirited,
i notwithstanding her exxmoed sitnu
Ition. Hqr mother being a widow,
N ettie wished to do something to
'help her, and one day announced
that she was going out to sell pa
pers. Her mother smiled at the
idea, but she was not be laughed
out of it. She started bathe first
L day with a capital of two dollars,
j and returned at night dith sixteen
dollars in her pocket This was
only a few days after the great Chi
5 cago fire, when all was confusion,
• and when papers sold for much
Smorm than the regular prise. This
a was a good day's work, and eneour
I aged her very much, and she has
r ever since been selling papers. She
ºI has put her earnings to the very
best of use, getting an education
a and preparing herself fo a life of
d sefulness. A year after bhP
't went to wgrkfr kerse she pr
Sself to study with charad s c
zeal, and has become a got per
former. She devote'her spare time
n, to study, and is determined that
,k she will have an education in all
3t branches. Nettie is bonud to wm
,)f for she is smart, energetic, deter
in mined, ambitions and honest. With
ie all these qualities she is tyre to
ws make her way up in the world, and
h-. there is no one who will not .wsh
m her success. Her experiment w~v
)l. a dangerous one, but so far she
is has proved that womanly purity
Id is not to be affected by circum
1e, stances, but is a shield of defense.
g-While a prayer-neeting was
in progress at Mount Vernon, Ind.,
the other night, political proccs
sion, mistaking 'the lighted edifice
for the ball in which a mass meet
ing was to be held, marched in with
banners flying, to -the music of a.
full band, and gave three cheers for
their eudidate. The clergy.an in
vitede politicians to remain, "for
their soun's sake,", but they refused.
jg'The At is a. will have an
awfully lonesome time. of it. No
body to borrow monefof; nobo4y
to dun him or raise his reuL; LO
book agents; notfe insurance man,
and no oldest inhabitant to decljre
Lthat it's the most remarkablo sea
son we have ever had.
i wAnu elevated purpose is a god~
and ennobling thing, but we can"
not begin at the top of it. We
must work up to it by the "lken
did'icult path of dailyJ
daily duty always ele
Sorments of tri "s iefs
alwa 'moments of