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Vo.'4. OVOINGTON. ST. T.[AIANY PARISH, LA.,. SATURDAY DECEBER 21. 1878. S0. 4A.
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St. Tammany Farmer,
CoenwItem, St. Tammany Par
MI SIUED WEEKLY.
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iag a large an.l increasing ciran
:- "! tioa in "t. Tammany
a . , and Washington
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FAUX wi, c.qgtain, eaqh week a]
.oi-e variet$ of select reading wnatter,
lt,&ble alike Tor .Al lanssa of reader.
' to any -ddrress, postage paid, for
the small sum of*
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" tfUrther particulars, address
.B ST. TAiD1TY FARMER,
o (sroo. La.
WK. J. YOUNG.
- .anufactnurer and dealer in
.AES.S, SADDLES, COLLARS
. RLES, s ES, wIPS,
goa s% COYBS, BRU811EfS ZTC.
o;. ' loh Peters street, (near French
-i and Hospital.
r ; 4 rg" done neatly and cheap. All
_ iini g ] aer IlhrsAes Oil al.sys oa." ad
. . sia rt so' tei._..- 10
,, pr~nted at the "1..ui..i office.
IN COVINGTON, BY
A. Schlieber, Jr.,
[Poou's OLD STAZW.J
y o(od adold at .tiro Orlatuv pjirex.1&k.
Large stock of
SDRY GOODS AND GROCERIZES
with a choice selection of the great
FLOUR, BACON, SUGAR,
COFFEE, and so on, to
the end of huwan
Always on hand.
a- TRY US OXCE. ii
Covington, Sept. 28, 1878.
RETAII GROCERY STORE
And a General Assortment for City and
Country use, at the lowest
Highest prices paid for Wool, Rides,
Chickens, etc. Sc., Ae.
A. S. KOTTWITZ,
(Formerly of Monticello, Miss.)
Irwwa.ie, Idirawa, Bunk. S~ hes,. is,
.a dtlcrlge, CAthia.. Dry Goods, etc.
Will pay the highest market price for
Cotton. iie, \Wool. and Country l'o
puce, or liberal advances made on mane.
-Ieceives eontiunal supplies of well se
lected DRY (.O.bid ehoice
Which will be sold at'low figures.
.# Country produce taken in ex
change for goods, at market price.
iY- In ebnnection with the general
Mercantile. business of this house. the
.p.oprietor has established a neat BAR
RIOO3I, where he will keep the inest of
Wines, Liquors, Leger Beer, (igars, etc.
constantly on hand and at prices to suit
Blacksmith and Wheelwright,
GENEIRAL ARTISA IN IRON AND WOOD
Ile also has
I-Of all kinds for sale cheap for cash.
If the cash is not convenient he will
be willing to take stock.
J. E. SMITH,
coVrnWoiO, LI.-a-DI)L Es
Consisting of ail the great staple
DRY GOODS AND GROCETIES,
Hardware and CrocLery,
And indeed every article in demand as
suited to this market.
~4 The Highest Price paid for
a This Old Reliable House receives
rand forwards goods free of storage.
AND IN STORE,
A XICE ASSORTMENT OF YEW
Which I offer to sell at
Call at once and suit yourself
J. E. SMITH.
Win. C. VWarren.
DRY GOODS & OROCERY
Is always on hand and promptto
Groceries, Dry Goods, Hats, Etc.,
The highest price paid for country
Feb. r, 1877. JULES PECHON.
.MRS. C. VOGEL,
GROCERIES, DRY GOODS,
WI VES, LIQUORS, &C., AC.
J. M. THOPMSON,
ATT'ORNE Y AT LA W
AIrro..EY & Cous~oS.L AT LAW.
Will practice in all the courts of the
Nixth Judicial District, and attend all
the Parish Courts of St. Tanmmany Par
DR. E. R. RANDOLPH,
LATE or NEr OnLma s,
Tenders his professional services to
the people of St. Tammany parish and
Dr. J. F. CHAMBERS,
NEXT Doon To ISGuox's CouNER
DR. ALONZO GIVENS
Offers his profesional services to the
people of St. Tammany.
April 15, '78 tf
BY ROBERT BADON.
This old and popular carrier, conntin
ing with the Steamer iuselia, at Mande
ville. Mabdisonville and Old Landing, is
carrying the U,. S. Nailjiad thereby ena.
bled to distance all opposition. Every
one is treated courtebaly, 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.
Covsaoox, Sept. 15, 1877.
Blacksmith & Wheelright,
-Will do all sorts of work in -
WOOD and IRON, at short notice
ar-. on accommodating terms.
C Pollce JTry Proceediugs.
The Police Jury of St. Tammany
parish met at the Courthouse in
Covington, on Monday, the 2d inst.
Present--C. W. Bradley, Presi
dent; B. Galatas, Pat. Welch, Geo.
H. Gause, Thos. Fitzgerald, C.
Schultz, A. L Carpenter and Jo.
. There being a full attendance, the
Board proceeded to business.
On mlotion, the reading of the
minutes of last meeting were dis
pensed with. '
The following resolution was
Reusolced, That the commissioners
of election and deputy sheriffs be
allowed no fees nor charges for their
services at the election held on the
5th of November, 1878.
The bill of Mr. F. B. Martindale,
boarding Messrs. Chevalon and Vial
while detained as prisoners in the
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 stationerI for 1877-78, $5 00,
were approved and ordered paid.
The Coroner was allowed $10 for
holding an inquest on the body of
Frank Brown, drowned, on the- 23d
of November, 1878.
Mr. A F. Parker, overseer of the
Talacheque road, asked for an ex
tension of time, as the constant wet
weather has prevented him from
working the road; and that the fol
lowing named persons, living con
tiguous to said road, be compUllevd
to work ou it: Thomas Parker,
Calvin Parker, Samuel Tally Ana
tol Bahuam, Polk D. Baham, Henry
Kellar and son, Joseph Daveaport,
J. C. Bridges, Adolph Lt emnan,
Roman Flot, Joseph Lnie Winm.
Adelar, N. Quave and Joseph ia
ger. 4pproved. I
The committee appointed at the
last meeting to make 54 estimate of
the probable expenses of the parish
for the year 1819, sabmitted their
report. as follows:
Pay of Grand ant Petit Jury......$1,000
Parish Tjeasnrer ................ 1MS
Clerk of Police Jury............ to1
Commissions of Tax Collector..... 400
Coroners fees.................. ,t
Repairs to the Courthouse......... Std
Repairs to the Jail .............3
Contingent expenses.............. 310
Clerk's fees in Criminal cases..... 10
Sheriffs fees.................. ~SU
Other criminal fees.................
Police Jury...:......... ....... 300
Total ..: ... -- . ..-_ _
[Signed] THOU. PI4 ALD,
-O motion bhe -spa-.r-w
ceived and committeedia.haged.
The committee then, a.djorne.
until Tuesday gornisit o'clocek
" The Board met pu aouat to ad
journment, all the members being
The Comimittee on Ipinre. b thw
Courthouse submitted the followhs
e advertiad to .receivq ppp
posals for ten days, and only one
bid was handed in--that f Ieaae
Evans--wh6 proposed-o repr the
roof, raise the floors a tbirl 4
er's and Clerk'~aeois,.ut in new
joints where needed. repair t ball
floor with new floorig en .jpiats,_.
put in theglass where broken. a.
put up two portieoe, one in firot
and one in the.ar doth hall, ts
protect it from the weather, feethe
price of $16(, Die Jgmnittee re
port that the work has been pqr
formed according to agreement, and
in therefore aee...ent.d.
We would ftht~atle' that wra
have made an mreestest with t*,
said Isaac Evans, who propoee4R.
furnish good round lightpo.t, bot
tor plank one hiclij f."ve¶ )
pickets four'fetlong, polt (atdr
ed of heart lmhber,) amd rnPr the'
fence areond theCorthou1s,white
washing it insid and eut, iucltiang
the front, for $67 60.
[Signed] 'taos. F oanw'
C. W. Ba~Use. '
On motionstherepýrt of the com
mittee was received sad th" eotu
The following warrants were
C. W. Bradley, two days'and mile
age, and two das on ooa&aitme*O 10
P. Weldh, two da.. and ileage,
December session....... ..... 10 00
B Galatas, two days ands ag,
December session.... ......... 740
J. L. Dicks, two daliy ad mil6age,
December session... ......... . ( 0
A. L Carlpenter. two daes and nile
age., adL e.daym comaattee. 15.
G. eH. Gase, two days and mile
age, December session ......... 14 00
C. &ehnlts, two days and mileage.
and one day on committee.,.... 10 2O
Thos.' Fitzgerald. two days and
mileage, and two days on com
ittee ... .... 17 00
W. B. Cook,. fo (O~oM r and No
vembps, .3 W'ptr ....... 16;60
Isaac Evans, for October and N.o.
vember........ .... 6 6
Jno W. Wadsworth, for October
and Novenlter ............ 16 66
On motion, the Jury adjourned
to meet on the fourth Monday in
Deie nber, i878.
A true copy of the-ainhte ano
proceedings. Iseao ]1uF •