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eial Journal of the ('ity of Monroe
MONROE, LA., MARCH 31, 1888.
ao-morrow, Easter Sunday, will be
ropriately observed at the various
- 't forget, in the excitement ol
political contest,, to vote for the
e' matrimonial wave has struck
roe. There are three weddings on
is for next'week:
Shaive just received a new line ol
isinration uitings .and other new
e Dress Goods. I. BAER & BRO.
rds.are out announcing the nup
( Mr. Hip Marks and Miss Rosa
*n at Temple Sinai on April 8th.
b Loraine Broom Brigade is pro
ng rapidly in the "march" and
sal of arms and will goon be ready
S Ithe five mill tax to the Hous
Vnlral Arkansas and Northern
i rd. If the road is not built you
Sýo! have the tax to pay and if it
i.a t you will be all the gainer.
.bhoe. contract for building the Metho
4l*arsJonage has been given to Mr.
4 , Wright. It will front on Wood
-astf adjoining the Baptist parsonage.
',t truOtume will cost $1000 and be
Ofir, a neat and comfortable residence.
j! t.uildlng committee is soliciting
, eai ptions and work will begin at
I.he notice posted in Ward 8, headed
,r' .warning to ring bosses," for
*IIl an attempt has been made to
lidl'the anti-ring responsible, is the
"i4ridiculous thing of the campaign.
Nb o9,e but a child, or at best an irres
pob ibie wag would have done such a
thin and certainly no ring boss or
inolb Uy else would be scared by it.
Pelican Rifles will give a kgrand
baill ad supper on April 6th for the
pltpdse of raising funds to properly
uniform and equip the company. The
lade.eaof Monroe have been interested
in :tL enterprise and that fact assures
baneuocees of the undertaking-that is
sof*' as the ball and supper are con
-erlyed. Bqt we are most solicitous
aboh; the financial result and hope to
see the affair most liberally patronized.
i .tlie people of Monroe will only help
the Peleani along as they should we
will soon have the crack millitay com
papy, of the State.
Ouachita Fire Company held its an
nui' election of officers last Tuesday
nighbtt Keller's Hall, the following
named gentlemen being elected to serve
for the ensuing yeai :
President, D. G. Trousdale; Vice
President, Chas. Schulze; Secretary,
J. M. Keller ; Treasurer, (I. B. Iteb
eler; Foreman, A. J. Herring ; First
Assistiant, Wm. Whitfield; Second As
sistant, Ike Kuhn. Messrs. Shoe
maker and A. W. Keller were re-elect
ed engineer and assistant engineer
A finance committee was appointed
composed of Messrs. Frank "Moore,
Engine Boleigh and Marcus Kern.
Hon. Justus H. Rathbone, founder
of the order of Knights of Pythias,
lectured to a large and appreciative au
dience at Temple Sinai last Thursday
evening, being introduced by the
Chancellor Commander of Stonewall
Lodge No. 8, Mr. M. J. Duty. In his
-explanation of the purposes, objects
.ad workings of Pythianism he held
his audience spell-bound, giving a full
and complete outline of the charities
and benevolence of the order. He also
gave a comprebeonsive resume of the
history of the order from the day of
its foundation by himself at Watshig
ton City, February 19thb, 1864, with
five charter members, down t, the
present:time. The order now contains
22000 members and has paid over
-4,00,000.tn benefits to widows and
orphans of deceased Pythians. One of
the geatest benevolent features of the
ordler isbthat it now has a large num
hKr' of orphsaus of deceased IKnights
wti its rearing and educating.
,Bethbone spoke about one hour
ian d lrtypilutes, carrying his audi
enuj trhim during the whole time.
At Iclose of the lecture the Knights
reti to their hall where they received
a f sOm Mr. Itatbbone.
Tlfitnguished Knight left for
VI rg on the train yesterday morn
ing,li pleased, the TELEGRAI'H is
gal b say, with our little city.
S"oelety and Personal.
Mrs. A. J. Keller is visiting relatives
in New Orleans.
Mr. G. M. Patton of Moreho -se was
in the city last Saturday.
Mrs. Col. J. B. Garretson is on a
visit to friends at Mobile, Ala.
Col. G. C. Phillips and Mr. A. S.
Smith of the Island were in the city
Mis Addle Collins of Morehouse is1
visiting her sister MDs. W. R. Moore
of West Monroe.
fMrs. Ella and Lillie Weil of Birm
e Ingbam, Ala., spent several days of
last week with their friends in this
Maj. A. C. Gibson lha moved his
e family to Vicksburg. Their many
friends in this city deeply regret their
M3rs. D. C. Gibson was a passenger by
the Hanna last Saturday for New Or
leans. She will remain in the city
quite a while.
The TELEGRAPHI was gratified to
see Judge Robt. Ray out on the streets
Thursday. He is rapidly recovering
I from his recant severe illness.
Mrs. Canon of Little Rock is in the
city, the guest of her daughter Mrs.
Dr. A. B. Sholare. Site is always wel
comed here by a host of friends.
Dr. Harry 'Halton of this city has
located at 'armerville for the purpose
of practicing dentistry. We commend
him to the good people of FArmerville
and wish him every success.
Judge M. J. Liddell departed Tues
day for Montana, where he goes to
enter upon the discharge of his duties
as one of the associate justices of the
Supreme Court of that territory. Mrs;
Liddell did not accompany him but
will follow after a visit to relatives on
the Mississippi river.
Mr. C. E. Bynum and Miss Belle
Conner were married at the residence
of the bride's father, "Mr. T. N. Conner,
in this city last Wednesday evening.
Rev. J. D. Jamison of Macon, Miss.,
brother-in-law of the bride, officiated.
Mr. Bynum is one of Monroe's most
solid young business men and is held
in universal high esteem. The bride
is one of the most popular and accom
plished young ladies in the city and
was a great favorite with a large circle
of friends. The TELEGiuAPr.r wishes
them a most happy wedded life.
A full assortment fisling lines and
hooks, at E. H. Rrr.Ls'.
A Daring Robbery.
Last Tuesday night while the John
Howard was at the elevator dischargiing
freight a negro wharf thief name Henry
Williams and several confederatts stole c
a box of bacon and a keg of syrup from
the elevator platform. The box of
bacon was rolled off the platform un
der the river bank and bursted open
when it struck the ground. The meat
and keg of syrup was then placed in a
dugout and carried across the, river the
loss not being discovered until next
morning. Mr. C. V. Cellos assisted by
the watchman of the warfboat, Mr. c
John lollaway, at once went to work
on the case and were successful in trac- 1
ing the stolen goods to the house of t
Henry Williams about four miles back
of Trenton. The thief, however, got
warning of their approach and made
his escupe, but warrants ara out for
him and others suspected of being im
plicated with him and they will no
doubt b3 apprehended. Mr. Cellos in- t
forms us that a gang of thiievs infest
the woods around VWilllamsn' hou~c and
the TEr.r":;EIArtI suggests to the au
thorities the advis:,tbility of |re:ikin.'
up the gang.
Croquet sets of all styles and extreme
ly low, at E. II. rtt tI'.
Services will be held in the I'reabyter
ianschureh on Sunday, Aplri 1st, at 11
a. m. and 7.30 1,. m. by Rev. it. 1"F.
Bunting, D. D., of Clarksville, Tenn.
In the morning he will ldeliver a
"Cantennial" discourse on "Preslby
terianism in the United States." A
cordial invitation is exlenldel t be ith
The new itector of Grace church
(Episcopal:) Rev. MIr. Moore, hate ofi
Balize, has arrived and will hold ser
vices at thle usual hours on Easter Sun.
The protracted meeting " Ibich has
been going on at the Method at churcia
will be continued during r,'xt week.
Services at 11 a. m. and at night.
Base balls and bats, all kinds nod
prices, at t. i. RtLt.is'.
3Mr. LI. W. 31cEnery, registrar of
voters, informrs the 1'IT:r.E;IRAt'lt that
his books now show that Out.chit has'
a voting Ipopulati, l, of .i'0 against a j
total registration ,f 42.~ in 1886. The
books will be closed on the 7th of
April and all those who have not reg
Istered are urgad to do so at once.
t JlUst (c'cWCiir ,t the S'tar Era
SpOi or m-rn a fine line of l'arasols.
We still have t little more of that
fine Ne'-tw York Buckwhleat which we
will give you very cheap.
MITCHELL & McoUnRMlcIK.
Prof. Stubbs has aunouuced that
there will be a meeting of farnmtts at
the Calhoun: Exptrimnllclai Farm as
. sooti ns he ir t ts everything in good !
trimh t:in d wrk untder headlsay. The
purpose of the mieetit g wilt h to dis
cus mattler for which tIhe tfarml witas
established and for ia genersl intler
chbange of ideas. D)ue uotie will Ile I
given of the time when tit, meeting is
to be held and the railrsc:l will issue
reduned rates t, nall who atrind.
Otlr lines of c
iand FEl~T AND STRA\W HATS
are complete, and we can safely say r
we are able to show the Ie-t line that
has ever been exhibited here. Call
and convince yourselves.
I. BAER & iiteO.
The way we have built up tour hual
Itess is by jutlicions adveltisiig and
push. '" Competition we. itlvi!t, but a
tmonopotily we despise."
I1T('tIEL.L & McCOtRMIIC. ,
IHamburg and Mlull Edgings, Fioun- I
cings, Skirlings and All Overs in gralt
varieties at 4 StAR EMPORIUM. c
Mr. . K. K. luker has bought a lot
corner of Hnid and Calypso streets and C
will soon build a rc-sidence thereon.
nEcw Lawns, P1reals a(,nd other
T'as'h Goodse .jtust received at
I. BAER d& I1RO. I
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CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS. at
O1D)INANCE No. 641. cc
An ordinance sublmitting to the property st
tax playera the question whet.her or not Iii
they will direct the city council of ~Ion
roe to levy and collect a live mill tax for I'
ten yoarh, in aid of thue Louston. Central BB
Arkansas & Northern Railroad, provid
ing when said tax shall begin to be col- tl
WHEr.EAs-More than lone-third of the
property tax payers of thoe city of Monroe
have presented a petition to the council,
asking that an election be ordered for the
purpeso of submitting the lpoposition to
the qualified property tax paying electors ki
of the city of Monroe whether they will st
vote a five inill ttx for ten years in aid of d
the Hloustonl, Coutral Arlkatslts & Northern Cl
Section 1-1-e it ordained by the Mayor ei
and city council of Monroe. "That an elec
tion for the purpose aforesaid is hereby or
dered to be heold on Tucday, the 10th day
of April, A. D., 188s.
Sec. 2-Be it further ordained, &c., That at
the said election shall be held under the di
laws of the State, and it shall be the duty te
of the returning ollicer for the parish of
Ounachita to provide boxes for use of said
election and to appoint conunmissionlrs of
election to conduct the sanme.
Soc. 3-lie it further ordained. &c., That
persons who desire to vote in favor of the
tax shall deposit paper ballots in the boxes
provided for in Section 2, on which shall be
printed or written, For the Proposed Rail
road Tax, and those who desire to yote
against the tax shall deposit ballots on
which shall be printed or written, Against
tihe Proposed Itailroatd Tax.
Soc. 4-Be it further ordained, ac., That
all ballots shall be voted open and it shall
be the duty of the eoltnissioners of olection
to keel) a list of all persons who vote and
in the returns which they shall make of the
election to the city council thoyshall make a
certified listofall persons so voting,together
with the assessment of each within tie cor
porate limits of the city of Moonroe, and
how each voted.
Sec. li--I it further ordained, &e., That
the right to the revenues derived front the
lax shall be vested by ordinance of the
council in the Houston, Central Arkansas
& Northern Railroad, and its assignees;
Provided the rovenuos of the said tax for
the ti ht year shall be due anld exigible to. said
company only when said railway shall be d
completed aind in operation by regular run
ning of trains thoron through IOuacthita par
ish and the city of Monroe.
Soc. i-lie it further ordained, Ac., That
the balance of said tax, cxclusive of that
levied and collected lir the first year after
the comlpletio and operationl of said rail
road, shalt be paid over to tihe said railroad
complllany, or its assigneelcs, provided for ill
Section 5i, as it is collceted from year to
yeasr; Provitded,. that if said railroad coon
puany sthall not have conipletetl its line of S
railway. connecting withl the Northern
Stiates, within eighteen (Ir) mnonths after the
work itk begnl, staid taxes sloall cotease to tie
collected anid t I e said cotllpanyl and assign
ees stall Iorfilt a ll uncollectedl taxes.
Scet. 7--le it fitiIrther ordainitcd, ikt.. T'hItI
ill view of a certain ciltira:ct lot \\wet thi
cityaif Monroo and the V., ,. & P. I . 1-. lii.
recordodt ill the ) lliio tif Ih li ctecorldr of
Itnactita parish iii, Octiitisr I, IG;. Thertin i
the city ,if .1ionroio :agrneel tli It:'\ to aidl V.
-. t- . H. It. to. certain tiaxes itichi'oeU des
ignatttd and ii is tnderstood thatm no part
it" thi (irdnait'nce shall in atty way ie con
strnietd to0 coillp('l Itle said city of Miollrloo to
levy at1l collect and payt tiht - Ilolistoll.
Cettntal Anrkatsas &, Northern lIs|ilrtad ('i.
alIy tax derived irni, lroni sail V'.. a. & I'.
R. It Co. during tle yoars 'rott i~.87 to 1t1
inclusive, w hich maiy be designattd in mtaid
cnltttratt as to ie paid uini.er the terits
therre-f to said V., S. &" P. ~tailroal ('io. It
Si.S further undcrstood thi:t said cit ofi Morei
rite shall in ti wise. unhtlr t his orrdin u ec,
i be toitoul f s:il tts iXcs favor of said V..
,-i. A- P. I:. H. (,Ii., ( r the vahitI thereof to
said ltoistitn, ( ',itral A' k:tts' & NIorth
crl l ltiilrst 'ot i;. y or iis assigiet s.
ci. O t-He it faLrther t)rd- ail , i c.,la. "lhtt
all i igh iItu Im s it'l fracllitlics iin
:I lin to ta l' ill St.:x ti rin iiifore set
forttt, ti, ti bi v.,teid fr utider this ordi
Hointiton, i,:tl Atrksi-. A N't.l-irn
('iilcted its any part ltr.[-ull'.\, he
-tui l work if htihlitig -atii roilrtat shall
te begttn ciii lirosecutidi ni gi,,d Iaith ii i
f-fter the ')te t thall b iomul, ited'a. i tltu
irsv" , : ["tEIs EN, YaIr--, (
J. II '.' : t N. ' rreta'y.
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An le.oganit Iine (I
Trimmed and Untrimmed
Ladies & Misses' Hats.l
Dr. Lee Johnson's Wonderfhl Kedical
Discovery Still Prodclng Results.
Ufr. Editor-Please give space in your
valuable paper to the below statement.
I was taken with pneumonia on the 1st
day uf March 1888.
I used Dr. Leo Johnson's flood Samaritan
and in flteen minutes was relieved and
have had no affection of the pneumonia
since. I also had a bad kidney and liver
disease, and by the use ot Dr. Johnsoa's
nmedicno. I ind that anmy general health
is improving rapidly. Too much cannot be
sa of Dr. Johnson 's medicines.
J. W. IIontovw, Monroe. La.
STRAYED OR STOLEN,
FRIOM THE UNDERSIGNED, ON OR
about the 5th of October last, one white
horse, 7 or 8 years old, long mano and tali
i4) or 15 hands high. I will pay a liberal
reward for any information leading to his
recovry. C. B. JOHNSTON.
Monroe, La., Nov. 28,1887.
HOT AND COLD BATHS.
MY CUSTOMERS AND THE PUBLIC
r are informed that I have a neat and
omfortable bath room in connection with
say barber shop and that either hot or oold
baths can be had on the shortest notice at
ny time. J. ZINSEL.
[S CONSIDERED BY ALL WHO HAVE
tried it to be the best in the world for
*emoving grease, paint, or tar from silk,
latin and all kinds of woolen goods without
ojuring or discoloring the fabric. Will
lso take out printers' Ink. Can be found
'r sale in small or large quantities by
riesrs. Sehulze & Cook. A fine opportt- I
mity for ladies or gentlemen to make from I
115 to $25 per week. No canvassing but
alling on its merits. For further partion
are call and see us and yon may be bene
Itted. C SCHULZE & COOK.
This is to certify that I have used Mini's
)ompouud and seen it tested repeatedly
und it is all that is claimed for it towit: it
nill remove printers ink greease, paint or
ar from silk, satin and all kinds of woolen
nods without injuring or discoloring the
ibric. It is the best preparation of the
mad I ever saw, C. H. TROUSDALE.
This is to certify that I have used Mim's
ompound, and find it will do all that is
laimed for it, L. E. BREARD.
This is to certify that I have used Mim's
ompound and tind it will do all that is
ainmed for it. D. G. TBOUSDALE.
'ARMERS BUY THE "CHAMPION"
cotton seed, they are the best having a
ery heavy stalk and very heavily branch
t, deep rooted and the hardest cotton
lant in America.
Matures two to three weeks earlier than
Longer linted, twice the number of bolls
id much longer.
Will positively quarantee that it will pro
ace (i0 per cent more lint cotton than
mmion used varieties. Send and get a
uall quantity and have good seed the
or Bunahol......$i 00 Half lushol......... 3 00
'ourth Bushel. 1 50 Eighth Bushel..... 90
Send money by Registered Letter, Pos.
li Note or money order to
RICHARD WI. MOORE,
1728 Olive Street, St. Louis Mo
RtESPECTFULLY ANNOUNCE TO
the public that I atn prepared to do all
inds of hauling and would solicit a fair
fare of patronage. Freight and baggage
slivered anywhere In thecityat FIFTEEN
ENTS per load. Headquarters at Slolars
rug Store. All orders loft there will re
ive l)rompt attention.
Feb. l1, '88-6m. FIRED IIABERYAN.
Any physician's prescription carefully
id accurately prepared, at any hour of the
y or night. Polire clerks always in at.
odance AT CALDERWOOD & Co's.
Notice of Removal.
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MONROE, LA., March 15, 1888.
We are now located at
23 DeSiard Street,
Where we have an abundance of room and every
convenience to facilitate business.
What We Have:
A large, comprehensive and splendidly assorted stock,
suited to all the varied wants of the most fastidious
What We Desire:
To have you call and see for yourself our ability
to meet your wants in business, or if that be not
possible, to send us a trial order for such articles as
you may he in need of.
What We Do:
Buy our crude Drugs from the leading markets of
the world; manufacture the leading Pharmaceuticals;
carry a splendid stock of Druggists Sundries; fur
nish all our customers with reliable goods at reas
Very Truly Your Friends,
CALDERWOOD & CO.
P. O. Box 16, Monroe, La.
l MONROE ADVERTISEMENTS.
rDr. LEE JOHNSOS
LIFE BALSAM sAMRITAN P. ones
--o -- Chill & Fever ure. u.
ICOUGHS, . OARSENESS, A8snncOd tcop 'eAi
SORE THROAT, RHEUMATISM,. EURALGIA, osigs buo
CO4MUMrPTIOJN ANA) sore Throat, Toothache, ed until bu one
ASTHMA. BllRUISR;, SPRAINS, aSproueet4 qi
CHRONC PAINS The properd
DOSE-Ten to twenty drops CRONoIC PIS ie
3 times per day, with satme ih any part of the body. ai .tew , os
amount of table salt. For o_'t U -
i ocoupor whooping ocugl, fr Dzirnot-Apply tlW!sy, get
children, ,ive to ten drops rubbing lnI well. For nter- m s eall-u-i1,ib "
every3ominutesuntilrefe. nal pains, ake oea-halt a inh as pe 4
s,withp olt. Forore poo tabepoon- ddle eakl.,
on. drop in the eyes 8 time.rles of water. At hUill time at meat, andsa4
per day.sFor old or oall take one-half teepoofl t la temadeayýto - r
knds, anoint 3 to 8 timespar one-half teacupful or warstomer h d be
day. For deafneesS, drops every ton minutes. for thre avoided, also bee, A
in ears 3 times a day, (with dos s-. ritlU and.l g ,
Balsam alone.) In every ca Le a-' , t eloW"f l
use the Liver Compound to! A NDI KIDNEY t lyou boedirromb. ,
purify the blood RERYEDY. th -oe tfg"tire; d ·
All the above medicines for ale by W. H. Harris, Druggit, at wholesale ad raIse.
Agents wanted In every township in ,the stat. to all an artlnol that wllý j
eve ry house. No competition. 4.80 to 90.00 perday giasdteed to agtoo Wýrltr - wr
full particulars address,
Dr. LEE JOHNSON,
__ MO19OEO., L.A.
T. LASWELL. .ED. lON)IDONR
BlA8Wcsmith & WhEeN4
Blacksmith and Wheelrigts;
MUNCH'S OLD STAND,
ST. JOHN STREET , 1 ITNROE, ..LA. ,
--= HORSE-SHOEING A SPECIALTY.=---
A Fair Share of Patronage Sollhited.
W. H. HARRI5,
Sucessor to JOHN A. MOORE,
Wholesale & Retail Druggist,
Corner Grand and DeSiard Streets.
McFEE'S OLD STAND.
MONROE OIL COMPANY,
L.. D. McLAIN, - - - President,
Will pay cash for cotton seed, at highest market prices; or
exchange cotton seed meal for seed.
Meal delivered on boats or cars at New Orleans prices.
-:J O B PRINTING:
- I-IPROMPT, NEAT AND CHEAP -
OUACHITA TELEGRAPH OFFICE.