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St. Tammany Farmer,
Ceowautea, St. Tammany Par
The only Newsparer in the Parish.
Apa.equaled Advertising Medium, hav
ig a large an I incrtasing circu
tion in St. Tammany
The FiaxEa will contain each week a
ice rariety of select reading umtter,
*gi. b allike for all classes of readers.
ed to ay address, postage paid for
ts ena sum of
Two Dollars Per Year.
`or furteor particulars, address
THE T. TAMMANY FARMER,
'WM. 3. YOUNG.
- ufaeturer and dealer in
.ARNE, SADDLES, COLLARS
I. c. Ix a·nness wan-s,
Dg OO6qE-r*BZ, BRUtSIiES, ETC.
IS l foloh Peters street, (near French
- acret) between Ursulines
Silag doane atly and cheap. All I
.1 e f.rs Iaress Oi .cays on haed
- Codntry orders solicited. i2-3m
IN COVINGTON, BY
A. Schriieber, Jr.,
[PooLE . OLD STAND.]
Sj..Goods sold at \ew Orleans prices. 1
Large stock of
DRY GOODS AND GROCERIES
with a ch6ice selection of the great
FLOUR, BACON, SUGAR,
COFFEE, and so on, to
the end of human
Always on hand,
ti- TR Y CS ON CE! -
Covington, Sept. 28, 1878.
H. J. SMITH'S
RETA IL GROCERY STORE
And a General Assortment"Yor City and
Country use, at the lotBept .
IIighest prices paid for Wool, Hides,
Chickens, etc. &e., &c.
A. S. KOTTWITZ,
(Formerly of Monticello, Miss.)
rocE;r*;s, Ikrvftemr, Boos*. Sknoes, I)ts,
aiddlery, t'i..l. /ryi Goods, etc.
Will pay the highest market price for
Cotton, Hides, Wool and Country Pro
puce, or liberal advances made on same.
Receives continual supplies of well se
lected DRY GOODS and choice
Which will be sold at low figures.
A&- Country produce taken in ex
change for goods, at market price.
.W' In connection with the general
Mercantile business of this house, the
proprietor has established a neat BAR
ROOM, where he will keep the finest of
Wines, Liquors, Lager Beer, Cigars, etc.
onstantlf on hand and at prices to sait
Blacksmith and Wheelwright,
GENERAL ARTIISAN IN IRON AND WOOD
He also aas
Of all kinds for sale cheap for cash.
SA If the eash is not canvenient he will
be willing to take stock
J. E. SMITH,
COVEGTON, LA.-DEALEa IN
Cansisting of all the great staple ,
DRY GOODS AIND GROCERIES,
Hardware and Crcwkery,
SAnd indeed every article in demand as
suited to this market.
7g. The Highest Price paid for
..W This Old Reliable House receives
and forwards goods free of storage.
AND IN STORE,
A .ICE ASSORTMEXT OF NEW
Which I offer to sell at
Call at once and suit yourself.
J. E. SMITH.
W.n. (C. Warren.
DRY GOODS & GROCFRY
Is always on hand and prompt to
Groceries, Dry Goods, Hats, Etc.,
The highest price paid for coontry
.Feb. 1, 1877. JULES PECHON.
MRS. 'C. VOGEL,
GROCERIES, DRY GOODS,
HATS, SHOES, t
WIVES, LIQUOR., &e., &C.
QOVLNGTON, LA. t
I RBlressional Cards.
J. M. THOPMSON.
AT TOn2 V.Y AT LAW.
ArrontEy- & CoUsNuLO: AT LA.
Will practice in all the courts of the
Sixth Judicial District, and attend all
the Parish Courts of St. Tammany Par
DR. E. R..;RANDOLPH,
LATE OF 'NEW ORLE.AS,
Tenders his professional services to
the people of St. Tammany parish and
Dr. J. F. CHAMBERS,
NEXT DOOR TO LXGRAM'S CoINrB
DR. ALONZO GIVENS
Of Mandeville. I
Offers his professional services to the
people of St. Tammany.
April 15, '78 if
BY ROBERT BADON.
This old and popular carrier, conntin
ing with the Steamer (oenelia, at IMande
ville. Madisonville and Old Landing, is
carrying the U. S. Mail and thereby ena.
bled to distance all opposition. Every
one is treated courteously, and charges
are uniform, and no delay on account of
old horses and other vexation. Traveleer
desirous of speed and safety, will look
out for Mr. Badon.
CovlsGTos, Sept. 15, 1877.
Blacksmith & Wheelright,
-Will do allsorts of work in -
WOOD and IRON, at short Eotice
and. on accommodating terms.
Police Jury Proceedings.
The Police Jury of St. Tammany
parish met at the Courthouse in
Covington, on Monday, the 2d inst.
Present-C. W. Bradley, Presi
dent; R. Galatas, Pat. Welch, Gee.
H. Gause, Thos. Fitzgerald, C.
Schultz, A. L. Carpenter and Jos.
There being a full attendance, the
Board proceeded to business.
On motion, the reading of the
minutes of last meeting were dis
The following resolution was
Reol red, That the commissioners
of election and4depaty sheriffs be
allowed no fees nor charges for their 1
services at the election' held on the
5th of November, 1878.
The bill of Mr. F. B. Martindale, ,
boafding Messrs. Chevalon and Vial
while detained as prisoners in the 1
public jail, amounting to $16 50,
was approved and ordered paid.
The bills of Mr. Isaac Evans, for
making two ballot boxes, $2 50, and
for stationery for 1877-78, $5 00,
were approved and ordered paid.
The Coroner was allowed $10 for 1
holding an inquest on the body of
Frank Brown, drowned, on the 23d
of November, 1878. j
Mr. A F. Parker, overseer of the
Talacheque road, asked for an ex
tension of time, as the constant wet t
weather has prevented him from I
working the road; and that the fol
lowing named persons, living con- j
tiguous to said road, be compelled
to work on it: Thomas Parker.
Calvin Parker, Samuel Tally, Ana
tol Baham, Polk D. Baham, Hety
Kellar and son, Joseph Davenport,
J. C. Bridges, Adolph Lczzeman,
Roman Flot, Joseph LEuie Wm.
Adelar, N. Quave and Joseph Wa
The committee appointed at the
last meeting to make ah estimate of
the probable expenses of the pariafi
for the year 1879, submitted their
report, as follows:
Pay of Grand and Petit Jury......$1,000
Parish Treasurer...... ..... 0
Clerk of Police Jury ............. 100
Commissions of Tax Collector ..... 40
Coroner's fees................. 1. r
Repairs to the Courthouse......... - gt
Repairs to the Jail.......... ..... 00
Contingent expenses .............. 300
Clerk's fees in Criminal eases..... 150
Sherif's fees..................... 250.
Other criminal fees............. 300
Police Jury............ .. .. . ,
Total....... ..... .....
[signed] THOS P.ITZO iL7
C. SONI..aZ' "
On motion, the e
ceived and committee "
,'The committee then adjawu ed
antil Tuesday morning, at9 o'clock.
- The Board met pursuant to ad
gjournment, all the herbs. bo1#eV
Cdurtr h snbmi t. e wll.e.. p.
pot~s for ten a. and. ony. one
bid was handed othat o f,'"
Evans-whoprop d to re h ga
roof, raise the flootsf' the w.ee
er's and g(erk's offices, put i. pes.,
joints where needed. repear the hall
floor with new flooring and jqipts,
put in the glass where broken, and
put up two porticos, one in ffRoto"
and one in the rear of the hal, tid
protect it from the weather, forth1,
price of $165. The committee fre
port that the work has been pe
formed according to agreement. afik'
is therefore accepted. " :"·
We would furtherstate . that I
have made an agreement ..with.la
said Isaac Evans, who proposes to
furnish good round light ppeb.J -
tom plank one inch by twe~ive, hwef
pickets four feet long, pin safe
ed of heart lumber,) and r'p
fence around the Courthouse, *bhi 4
washingit inside and out. inbladhiWg
the front, for67 50. 50. . 4.1
[Signed] Taos. .ars
C. W. Basex.
On motion, the report of the cor-.
mittee was received and the *emdJ
mitta , discharged. . ct a; .
The following warrants were
C. W. Bradley, two days and mile
age, and two days on oommfItSsag sp
P. Welch, two days and mileage
December seasion......... 10'
R. Galatas, two days sad milea.,' 'v
December session .............. 7.1"
J. L. Dicks, two days and mileage,
December session.............. fo
A L. Carpenter. two das and mile
'*e, and one day on oommittee.. 15 20
G. i. OGause, two days and tll .':, n,
age, December session . ...,.. 14=j
C. Schultz, two days and milea e.
and one day on committee....-.. 10 ,
Thos. Fitzgerald. two days and ,,
mileage, and two days on com
mittee....................... f Sh
W. B. Cook, for October and No
vember, as per contract......... 16 f
Isaac Evans, for Octobbr and No .. .. e
Jno. W. Wadsworth, for October
and NoremLer.... ....... .... '
On motion, the Jury . ad
to meet on the fourth Mond
Deccmb :r, 1878.
A true copy cf t" a minzedi atid
proceedings. Iaso Evw5