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Vot 5. " COVINGTON ST tAMMANY PARISH, LA., SATU1RDAY. MARCH 15. 1879. NO. 8.
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ay nes, O...n r, H.aware
2"k Bch, ,air, caps, t.
e street, near ColombIa,
is es had a fell lias of
Ita pte pdd for Cotton. Hide.
e sad all kinds of county proiace
H. J. SMITH'S
e" RETAIL GROCERY 8TORE
wad S meal lAsrtmet for City sad
Csatry w at the lowest
pdem paid for Wool Hide,
eae. Le.. Le.
Reieam emstia esupplies of well ao
heed DlT GOODS and choiee
WMih will be sold at low Igures.
G Cemtry produce taken in u
eaeo is god, at market price.
J"I eenneetion with the genral
Dsiematll business of this house. the
.mgm~eiar s established a nest BAR
K w here he will keep the Anest of
Wb e, Liquors. Lager Beer. Cigars, eta.
m . d ,l ea hdannd at prices uit
IN COVINGTON, BY
A. Schrieber, Jr.,
(Poes's OLD Sus..]
Lsrge stoek oe
it sebeles seleetio of the great
$ AAPLE ARTICLES,
lOUR, BACON, SUGAR,
COFE, and so on, to
the end of human
-5s$ T-PROOF OATS
Always on hana.
rTrY Us ONCE -es
*r.dL DEAL ER
ZOCSI1S. DRY GOODS,
.ara R ..C. .
J. E. SMITH,
covneWnO , Z.--nma r
Consisting of all the great staple
DRY GOODS AND GROCERIES,
Hardware and Crockery,
And indeed every article ih demand as
suitsd to this market.
V.,The Highest Prioe paid for
IP This Old Reliable House reseives
and forwards goods free of storage.
AND IN STORE.
A NICE ASSORTMIE'T OF NEW
Which I oSer to sell at
Cal! at once and suit yoeaselL
J. E. SMITH.
WiYn. C'. WVarren.
DRY GOODS & GROOERY
Is always on hand and prompt to
" accommodate customers.
Groceries, Dry Goods, Hats, Etc.,
The highest prioe paid for country
Feb. 1, 1877. JULES PECHON.
A. S. KOTTWITZ,
(Formerly of Monticello, Miss.)
Gr+esri m Herims, Boo. k lme. Hab,
&,.ms, casala y Goel, e a
Will pay the highest marjet price *pr
Cotton, Hides, Wool and Country Pro
pace~ or liberal advances made on same.
PINE ISLAND GUANO,
FOR SUGAR CANE, AND ALL QUICK
And all Summer and Fall Crops.
Tke best Fertilisers in use, and pre
pared with great care for the
THE KENNEY & MILLER (Minnesota,)
Early Amber Sugar Cane Seed,
Fresh from the Kenney & Miller Farms.
DISCOUNT TO THE TRADE.
For sale by
HUGH W. KONTGOMERY,
160 Common st., New Orleans,
Sole Agent;for the Southwest.
BSEBND FOR CIRCULAR&MS
NOW IS THE TINE
St. Tammany Farmer,
Covlnteon, St. Tammany Par
The only Newspaper in the Parish.
An unequaled Advertising Medium. hav
ing a large and increasing eirou
tion in St Tammany
The Fauma will contain each week a
ehnice variety of select reading matter,
suitable alike for all lasses of readers.
Lailed to any address, postage paid, for
the small um of
Two Dellars Per Year.
For farther particulsas, address
THE ST. TAMMANY FARMER,
ILLUSTrATsD BUSnieS CADS,
Twenty-four varieties to the 1000,
Printed at the Famass office.
J. M. THOMPSON,
ATTORNEY AT/' LAW
ATrownzr & CoUUesLoa AT LAw.
Will practice in all the courts of the
Sixth Judicial District, and attend all
the Pariah Courts of St. Tammany Par
ish. july7 '7
DR. E. R. RANDOLPH,
LtTi or Nsw ORLE.sAs,
Tenders his professional services to
the people of St. Tammany perish and
Dr. J. F. CHA'MBERS,
NuXT Doon To L~GaAM's Coansa
DR. ALONZO GIVENS
Offers his professional services to the
people of St Tammany.
April 15, '78 tfli
BY ROBERT BADON.
This old and popular carrier, connect- i
ing with the Steamer Canedia. at Mande
rile, Madisonvillo 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. Travelers 1
desirous of speed and safety, will look [
out for Mr. iadon.
CovxrmTOU, Sept. 15, 1877. t
BY W. H. DAVENPORT. '
Leavers Covington for the Old Landing *
connecting with the steamer New Came
lia. Will take passengers to any part of r
this or adjoining parishes. Terms mod
erate. feb8 f I
BOAR FOR SERVICE,
. AT "GLEN VIRGIN" FARM.,
[Iate W. B. Cook's pla4 near Abita
The Imported Derkshire Boar "Oen.
Beauregard" is now offered for service to
the public of St. Tammany and adjoin
ing parishes. Terms very moderate and
ALSO-A few fine pigs of Half Chester
and Imported Berkshire stock, for sale
cheap or exchange for sheep.
FRANCIS A. GUYOL,
Blacksmith & Wheelright,
-Will do all sorm of work in
WOOD and IRON. at shout notice
aP on accommodating terms.
nHOLLOWAY & d)WARDS
WHOLESALE DEALERS IN
Heavy aad Shelf Hardware,
Cutlery, Nails, Castings,
Iron, Plews, Rope, SEt.,
NO. 12 MAGAZINE ST., NEAR CANAL,
New Orleans. jail ly
Just Received in Store,
10 tons of Bone Dust
Which I offer to sell Cheap for
Cah. J. E. SaITH.
NOT TAKEN HERI.
[Detroit Free Pret.]
A big chap with half a buabel o
whiskers sauntered up to the stam]
clerk's window in the postof-e
yesterday with a letter in his hanad
and his eyes at once caught th
sign: "Canada money not take
fur stamps." Reading it over twi
to be sure he was right, he said t4
Can I buy some stamps wit;
The clerk pointed to the sign.
Young man, won't Canada mofe.
buy stamps hben coatimuMd. M
What does that sign ay? replied
I demand to know-persistedth
man, raising his voice agood desl
I demand to know if Canada money
won't buy postage stamps at th.i
No, sir, it won't.
Do you tell me that if I hand y.o
a Canadian dollar bill you woa'I
give me stamps fqr it?
I do, sir.
Well, I wouldn't if I were yoel
quietly observed the stranger, as e
laid down three Yankee cents foa
a letter stamp and humbly received
and licked it on.
HE KNEW THE RUBLES.
There were several church socials
last night, and at one of them there
was a young man of the largest and
most pronounced experience..ir
these affairs. He had been atound,
he had, and when he caught the
eye of the young lady who had
waited on him and beckoned her to
approach, there was something es
sublimely honest and inspiring in
his countenance that she could not
resist, so she dropped business for
the moment and approached the
place where he sat. As she reached g
hiis side he impaled an oyster on
his fork, and hoisting the said fork
and the aforesaid bivalve ereet in
front of him, he said:
"There's nothing mean about
The young lady blushed and in
timated that nobody had intimated
that there was any such intidmawi
and then she asked what be manet
"There has been a mistakemad"
said the young man.
"A mistakef queried the young
..Yes, sir-marn, I mesa. What's
this for?' pointing at the oyster.
"Oh, I haven't got time fur fool
ishneus," said the young lady, steaL
ing to return to her table.
The young man grasped her
gently by the ninth button on Ihed
glove, and, stopping her progress
"There's a mistake here; I know
the rules of the church socials;
there are three oysters a this plate
of soup, and I ain't hardened
enough to take advantage of the
churob. Take this one back. No
thanks, no thanks, young lady. Two
is the number fixed by the Cooed
totion and By-Laws, and Im oly
doing my dauty in returing this
A petition is being eseaat
now for signatures, to have tr .
young man Uepelled, or s
uanicated, or somethng aortthe
awful. we forget wba M.--K- liL
The young man who wrote il
asked me girl to accept a "banak.
Of flowers, became a l~tde pelewhe.
she told him she weedes wwe i.