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? X Opelousas,, (Louisiana) January 22nd. 1853, o 7
PV245sasD on STvUDAY ST
JOEL H. SANDOZ-& A-hIDREW MEYNIER.
Sbcription:,.one.year, paryble in advance,
three do Id at the eat the year, fur dol
la No Ns ti will be received for a period
less ths sa A subscriber wishing to dis
contia e, Sv writtm e ic t tthat hefect, nd
oaes ni re not eceeding the
spiieei ted eb dollar for the fbrst insrtion.
and ~f eentsitr ech subsequont insertion. Longer
advemmmut willU. be a. i ly.
Al headve dacn ts be in si french
and btil onrdered outs or until the editors
shall it eonvnaieat to discontinue the publi
A liberal deduction made on advertisements in
serted foe long period.
No idvertiserpentor subocrllon will be stopped
until all the arreariges arepaid I anle at the option
of the publishers.
Noelection tilft or q rloe pripter d without
the money,or the person orderingthem tolbe print
ed is a resposible person.
Tendolarsinadv.yae will invariably be required
for theannpnceent eaqii nd dates b roflee.
TO isw a Umkthetioei i the: eysrcije of oandor
and kmt~iisdpemkieunknw n to m ooet~h y1
ocritssadd ringian aiom. t kig~ta nealways
prgve to hibsxettaf . east t rePe~ exEpedie cy.
In sacrificing t jk t jindgse lba tira ,ern aeon
con Jat iu`scoreMa rauider tp lecure a pI!St
goodin uet ycownmiteS y in itsal hut
was . - es . io ,be
ýv~t flnin oder to live
as d " - ,1*ust eebmlrehe*Iiy to "impoitions
fropzsrri ae rsowx siie aside, wheanb hsheart
is fprhepefi Utisi o sat h . we we. would ask,
w wealt b when, Wibssº.#pon i1se ruins of sell
respect; or what is btisad even, when paten in sla
veryrifuet'hsebedyhleaft of tlab wminan& mioul,
which is the worst slave F For. our own .pat
we, f ou$ Ow r the 'on of expressag our
to elif was the" conequence,
to " . Cat'i the' e bhim 13 m" ets treq
ofp er*e4 hy a hamd-wo oathed, t uat,
mo Plv " bahnd,4webUtnedtospitupoa,
bu pelte: s., 'ptl'eltia'is ue
or fl lie ýuitf bu
=iubm behawueve;ea e ;sb place
above every worldly'bleming
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PRIOFI OiAL N I S, ,
R EPECTFUJL 1Y announce the citizens
ofSt. Ladry and surrounding country,
that he has permanently located himself m
Opelousas, where he is ready to receive or
ders for varnishing and ornamenting old
furnitures, of every description, old waiters
made equal to new, paper hanging, fire
screens, painted i owers, fans, 4c. &c.
For orders or more particulars, apply to
the Editors of the Opelousas Courier.
Opelamasaa Pbruary 21st 1852-Iy.
Courtois & Didier, .
COOKS 4- PASTRY COOKS.
RESPECTFULLY announce to
the public that they have establish
ed themselves in Opeleouas, and that they
offer their services as Cooks and Pastry
Cooks to the citizens of Opelousas.
They will receive orders for Wedding En
tertainments complete, Banquets, also for
Cakes and Bonbonsfor evening parties. They
solicit a share of public patronage.
Opelosas, 11th Dee. 1852.--ly.
STHi undernignedphavi rent
dthe shop, lately occupied by
xis Lagure, where he is ready
to .exzate all oirders- eonernin the black
smith trade. ,Re .respeotfully solicits a share
of publicatrona~. MTRELB.
Grand Cotea, 11t) Deceoaber--Sm.
THE subseeriber having pur
haaed the MHroT, t rmerly own
by P. Martel, and more re
O. MeoCleand, in Oeleouass,
reqeflly icn tie public that he is now
pieiared to receive boarders and travellers
whotay' patrekize this ndablishment.
=lo yzSea ien of the subesriber in
this line of busi s, as well as the cae and
attention with which he will conduct his
house, and the moderate charges he will exact
willa htim, he h opes, to a hare of the
paispatiomags. C z4 and try m'
HIBITO R STEE8L.
Opel...E., 1ti DNenmber l862-4-m.
:.:~S-~iiP~P~S ;here on.ebl~l~ a
the :4Mt he has beeomeis
aotiqueo de. bi. atoek
ast6Ac peloe& WeibuSs..idjin a
gai .te yr tod v his l ihmnt
Yo lii masigfiiaob are of-'
ferdi " bse i dsa Massed
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EDUCATION & LEGAL NOTICES,
BOARDING & DAY-SCHOOL
TOR 7OY'G LAIRS.
SUPERINTEND BY MISS BERCIER.
T HE proximity of this Institution to the
- town, offers all the advantages desirable
for a house of education.
The students will be the object of constant
and assiduous care and solicitude. Miss Ber
cier will exert heruelftodevelop in her stu
dents the qualities of the heart, as well as to
form and cultivate the faculties of the mind.·
She is convinced that any instruction to be
fructuous and solid, must rest on moral and
religious basis. The English language will be
ta t by a lady, attached to the institution.
The course of instruction will embrace a
progressive course of reading, writing, the
study of the French and English languages,
arithmetic, geography, history and all kind of
The terms per quarter are as follows:
Instruction, - - - - $ 9 00
Boarding, 24 00
Music, - - - 18 00
Opelousas, 11th Dec. 1852..--8m.
B EGS to inform the parent,, andguardians
of children in St. Martinsville, that on
Monday frst, the 8th of November, his clas
ses will be transferred to the house formerly
occpied by Minme. Fretchou, Port street--;
where . will be happy to receive his former
.Faviarg secured the services of a french
profess . t. e classes in that language will be
cons .. with the same attention as those in
But perceiving the peculiar importance of
the englilah nguage; and that, in this qua
ter, the knowledge of it has now become es
sential. Mr. Demprter has determined that
the classes in english shall be made at both
br of the school, oforenoon and afternoon;
and the ehildren [exeept those learig freneh
exelnaiveiy] shall be required to speak only
english, as well at reareation as in school.
P.pils may enter for either lapuage, or
N. B.-Pupils eeming flom a distance, can
be boarded with an excellent family.
Tamas, ' " $4 per month.
St. Martinsville, Nov. 6th 1852.
WAIDINIG AND DAY-CIOOL,
FOR YOUNG LADIES.
Superintend by Mrst. Renaud, (horn
Tinier, an inna n the
profit os idtltuies Is thiz
(Late Residenceq fMr. Lanj ke,)
infords a moat convenient, and healthy situa.
tion; the dormitries, 'olasses, study rooms
and of mreationsleave nothing to desire.
Th·aosdeutt, will receive the principles of
a good and solid education, base on a relil
The course of intrantionswill embrace lee
t~ies adaptSe to -e advancement of te sta
W riting, t e study of the Franee h -ln
ed mare u the English,
,the sur Arif etie, Saced
History, telet ad modern, and alldeosrip.
tions uf neeal work.
MAithe renh slames are under the diren
tihfeMrs: ieadu Superitendent of tht
lihetr º be will betit. t by;
Seever aunmdee iatree, speaking the
=Antajh d gl*e lu;: u is splyr i
cred ofthe as ilS a - 2p e
dime u I iies andat
stady, an 22 the = i s s thy shall
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BUSINESS CARDS, &&.
Call to see Myer & Alexanders,
Wholesale & Retail Establishment for
e . & A.,,are now receiving,
by every Boat from the Northern".
markets, a heavy supply of every description
of Merchandize, embracing Dry Goods,fine
Clothing, Boots, Shoes, Hats, Caps and
Ladies fine Dresses.
ALSO-A large supply of jewelry of the
latest fashion, embracing Diamonds, fine
Gold and Silver Watches, from the best
makers in England. Ladies and Gent's fine
Gold Chains, Gold Spectacles, 4-c.
[g We kindly invite the Ladies and Gen
tlemen to give us a eall.
We offer at Wholesale or Retail, at a very
Washington, (La.,) October 16th 1852.
T. M. WATKINS,
A NNOUNCE respectfully to the citizens
of St. Landry, that he has just re-open
ed, corner of Main and Carrifre streets, a new
and elegant SADDLEaY SHOP, where he will
keep constantly on hand every article con
cerning his trade. In point of workmanship
he defes competition. All orders promptly
His prices will be moderate, for cash or to
punctual dealers on a short credit.
Washington, (La.,) July 10th 1852-ly.
WASH INGTON DIRU STORE,
THE undersigned would inform his friends
Sand the Publi that he is now receiving
from New Orleans, a fresh and complete stock
of DRUGS and MEDECINES, and will
continue the busin.esat the store lately oc
cupied by Dr. Hardy, next to the store of T.
C. Anderson & Co. He has employed a com
petent Druggist and ehemist to attend to put
ting un prescriptions, &c., and will take
pleasure in waiting upon those who will favor
him with their patronage.
S. D. ALLIS.
Washington, (La.,) August 7th 1852-8m.
LJ q7JWJQ EIAI, wifl promptly atend
Sto any urvcPyin c Qonbded toim .
Offee at Chariles N. ERalef Main- Street
Opelousas, May 8th 1852-ly.
The undersigned beg leave to
inform the pubhli in general that
lhe is now prepared to furnish to
order, at t e shortest notice and
on reasonable terms, CAR
RIf.ES, B UGGIES 4-c. Also, carria.
ges repaired. s usual at the shortest notice,
and on reaqpable terms.
The ·mdesigned ilo ready to- execute
all orders in the Blakesmith Business, Horse
Shosei.i4,e. A share of public patronage is
Opjo i Sa February 14 59d82-1y.
J Cu. VG4ure .C1Carles err.
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i'?4& sTu~e 1S52~-1y.
Frie . ia. Robt. Gonarsy.
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$e tU.ag p to all ao1d
I&K as Inmtjii~~i~~c
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Succession of James M. Woods:
T HE plric is hereby intohmed that there
will be sold at public auction, to the last
and highest bidders through the ministry ol
a public Auctioneer, at the last residence ol
the late James M. Woods, on Bayou Petite
Prairie, in the Parish of St. Landry, on
Thursday, 27th January 1853,
the following described property belonging to
the Estate of James M. Woods, deceased, late
of the Parish of St. Landry, to wit:
on which the deceased last resided,
situate on Bayou Petite Prairie, in the Par
ish of St. Landry, containing 393 acres of
land, together with the buildings and improve
ditferent ages and both sexes.
Forty bales of cotton, sixty barrels
of corn, six gentle horses, six head
of wild horses, one lot of hogs,
work oxen, one lot of horned cat
tie, one old carriage, one barou
che, one silver watch, one double
barrelled gun, plantation utensils
TER Y ND ('oNDIIONs :-The plantation
and slaves to be sold on a credit of one and two
years, from the first day of April 1853; the
personal property on a credit of one' and two
years from the first of April 18653 All slms
under $25, to be paid cash, personal security
required on all the property, and the property
subject to mortgages be peeially mortgaged to
said estate aintf full payment of the puirhase
money and the interests which may accrue
thereon. All same not punctually paid at
maturity to~bear igit per cent aterest from
the time due until nal settlement.
ISAAC R. JAeKSON,
Administrator of said Estate.
Opelousas, December 25th 1852.
STATZ Or LOUIesLIN.
N. & W. Offu Disrict Court.
Philp Carron. No. 628.
B Y virtue of a writ ofalias . fa., issued in
the above entitled suit, by the District
Court, in and for the Parish of St. Landry,
and to me directed, will be exposed to Pubic
Sale for Cash, at tbe oturt House of this Par.
isb, on Sataurda the Mith day of February
1858, commeningate the hour of 11 o'olek,
A. M., and from day to dayif necer , all
the right, title, interest aedd dema d of 'Pi .p
CarroHi in andto tte ioilºwif' po perty, sei
zed to satisfy said:rit, to wit:
The part f a House and Lotof greand sit
uated in the Town o pels hai the Corner
of Court street nand L treo t,t formerly
ocoupind by Lewis ta$ Abrahm Andrea as
HARRISON RO GERSlr er f
Sheriff's Office St. Landry,
January 1sI. 1852.1
Henry L. Garland. Louis Lastrapes.
IfXJLLL exero ae their pprot~esion in the
LT diferent Court&N isfh15th Judicial
District 'chhi ofitce is in Opelousas;
February 23$, 285 -1p.
ATTOREIZY AND COuUNOS AT LAW.
J I ELNG pr maneutlyIa c d ia Qri d Co.
tean(& t. Landrywill er uia. his pr6
nBS ina Courts of 14th and 15htb .J di
Scial Distri . ~
SGrand Oteaw. ml er itk 1852 -1;.
Lucrus J. 0 Eacr: ) Dist ctOCourt.
: -tier ed in lieu entitt d iuidi by lj~: he
;s tiiet~ in A for toCt Pot" Of ftL r~~e~r
and tame diri d, ýw 1iglre'~~r~d t eýrýl ~IJe
; y ot71 oe iii. M~a~'drr ~ r~idqerelh
j ,.eeiz4to uay /mid writ
bbj b. be.
by tri `F a
OpeAt n ,Jnnr J , e.L~a:
B Y virtue of an order from the Honorabld
the Distric#lourt, in and for the Parish
of Vernilon, will be offered for sale, at pub
lie auction, to the highest and last bidder,
through the ministry of a public auctioneer,
On Monday, 7th Pebiutry; 1853,
at the Court-House, in the town of Opelou
sas, the following described property, situated
in the Parish of St. Landry, belonging to the
succession of Robert Perry, deceased,, late of
the Parish of Vcrmillion, to wit:
A Certain Tract of Land,
containing 5.arpents front by forty in depth,
situated on Bayu Chicot, together with all
THE BUILDINGS AND IMPROVE
JL . MENTS thereon.
A TRACT OF I.ND,
adjoining the above, containing about 50 a
cres, commonly called the Steven's place,
A TRACT OF LAND,
being the North part of Lots Nos. 1 and 2, of
Section 10; Township 8 South, Range 1 East
containing 40 apes.
A Lot of -round,
in the village of Bayou Chicot, being the sa
me now occupied by Jas. Akenhead as astore,
containing 1 acre, more or less; with all the
B UILDINGS AND
The North-West Quarter of Section 26,
Township.3 South, Range 4 East, containing
162 74 acres. r
The East half of North;East quarter Sec
tion 23, Township 4 Siith,; tingi 5: j at.
Also, the West halfof North-West. quarter
Seetio~ 24, Towshsp 4 South, Range East
containing together 168 01 acres.
The North-East quarter of Setiou, 32,
Township 2 South, Range 4 East, and so
much of the East half of the 8obth-Ea.t uar
ter of Section 31, in Township2 Soauth;liiah
g 4 East, as is within the ,Pia of ·aint
Landry, containing together 177 35 acrea.
The South-Wqst quarter of Sectioti 82, in
Township 2 South, .ane 4 Easc eotaiin
about 247 65 acres; more or lea,
The North-West quarter of Section 88,
Township 2 South, Range 4 East, ioutiaing,
abont 160 44.cre..
The North-East. quarter -of Section 83,
Township 2 South, Range 4 East; containing
about 16044 acres,
The North-West quar er 'of Sedoioi N4
Township 2 South, Rrnce 4" cotaiino4.
about 10016; ,
The South-West quarte of Section 84, in
Township 2 South, Range 4 Eaat eontuaai
about 160 16 ares.
The North-West quarternStaSo tm " ; in
Township S South, Range 4Eaat, ,co tois'ng
about 162 62 acres.
The Whole of a Tract or =Pa : c
situated in Grande .Praie, , kanlas y . tig
name of Hanchett's Tap Yard, .o. a* a a"
bout 195 arpeuts.
TERMS AND CoNDIT :-All sm cii' teAn
dollars and under. piaya Cash, ona .he day
ofsale, and all sums over ien dollairs on a cre.
dit of one; twd $s tnd'th e d ita . `ayr
ofsale; Inetu4 i nimala y lmass W bep
to gife ire totes witb qsisd a*r i
solido to the jtisgi ,qtJIg...tadministn
tri'x; prozpert+ to ~a:+p p i l d
mayi acere thereone;` the Ma of ;elk per
cent .per anamai, iorsm a tlt , : ,ty .
Vermilon~, J.Tnary . 4,, . ,. `i , ,i
A d.Donato,*zxr~ o. DWt CoU
BY y irtue of an order of baudi and slMe,
issued in the above e s'tit e' b tie
District Coaurtin and forth. peteri-baint
Landry;and to mamaotsildlUb hepsod
rat i part i ·rl, onº y, ,pe h a of
febuary, a. .,&1853, cn ht oe
day to day, if neseseary, afl thmiJl di,
interest anddem andandin to the following
A eeftai Lo~f G1 'ueitad3"-ia the
Iowa of d.h ; .aviuii q « half anent
r ti ia · ailtt9· iee'feni`'
F mtl N4)rth C , fitd fou4l
'Bbe Lou s L l ~~ter =#he
lea ict Jheoul gto J
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Intiproverwat. ni.f . . ts;
H eriff? s
debted tomsad G eons7 l`
Opelonusm, Dec. 25th,;1852.