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WAsnm1o . D. .C.4; Ma, 'Z;187x.
The Dmocracy failed again yester- Canu
day to secure a qul ' df 1 Cei~l 5s
in the House, and fot har Asonr to 0 o
business was trinsacta·ýl. lihe v c
publicans, though supposed to have
been elected for the purpose drir
ing td carry on the, p iblic his fa
refuse t take part in it. Ty ex- Led
pectin this way to defer action on
though they cannot hope to defeat-- 'The
the resolution of Mr,. Potter author
izing inquiry into certain' chalrges M
made by reptblicanknrifscountiing the
votes of Florida and .nisiana. They carry
may prolong the 'cottist for two or Aliu
three days more, bat'the investigation Kate
will be made.
It will be remembered by all that you'g
one of the principal Republicans of Th(
Florida himself the President and he al
controlling member of the Board Lreatt
which counted the vote of that State Journ
for Hayes, has recently declared un
der oath that its action in throw;ng
out Tilden votes was unduly influ- belies
enced by personal friends of Hayes. what
If he has told the truth there is need round
of investigation and those Pepresen'a- he fal
tives who oppose it are simply ftight- us th;
ing against common decency. They A(
are taking advantage of technicalities, ballrc
just as most people do who are on down
trial for offenses. ed inl
It is believed that a sufficient num- ac ie
ber of Democrats will be on hand to that 1
vote the resolution through. The hallrs
Committee will be appointed at once, the 1
will be made up of the best men in
the House, and will go to work im- Th
Among both Democrats and Re veins
publicans there is a growing interest Look
in this matter. The co-)sequences of Here
thorough investigation must be mo- rood
mentous. If it shall be found, as this 1
seems now to be admitted by nearly Tr
every one, that the votes of Florida choic
and Laouisiana-or even of Florida warn
alone-were corruptly taken from Free
Tilden and given to Hayes there
would seem to be no honorabh'e course At
for the latter but to vacate the office. nois
which he could not have secured read
without those votes. He can do, anno
however, as the Republicans of the deli"
House are doing. He can take ad- on `
vantage of technicalities, and delay Legi
his final downfall. lie can wait un
til the cumbrous machinery of our
form of Government has prepared tion
means of righting a wrong Io . con- breal
templated when the Government was it ar
formed, and for which, perhaps, no and
adequate remedy exists. repa:
It is even possible that he may in bush
this way continued to hold the office ary i
until the present term expires. This ausu
being possible it becomes the special C1
duty of Democrats eve ywhere to see enta
to it that the House of Repreantatives hour
ot the next Congress is Democratic. had
The Senate after March 3, 1879, will wea'
be Democratic. The House is even ten
more necessary to the future success he s
of the party than the Senate. In decc
every district from Maine to Texas, we c
extraordinary efforts should be made snor
to send Democrats-real, live, earnest shoe
Democrats-to the next House of Re- the
presentative3. There is reason to ;dlel
believe that ia most sections of the
corntry there will be Democratic T1
gains, but no District should be e-.. l
Various subsidy schemes, and plans "
for the expenditure of public money, apt
are being pressed before the Senate, ve
that body being thought more likely insL
than the House to take the enitiative by
in such matters. It is a grtifying fact, tur
however, that even the Senate has witl
become aroused to the fact that there F
are people outside of the money and
centres, and that they do not wish to Wi
be taxed for anything except neces- son
sary government expenses. It is Is
said that Hannibal Hamlin heard yes
more plain talk from his old suppo*- giv
ters in Maine, during his recent poo
visit to that Stte, than he ever heard a
before. He came back, to be sure, ow
and immediately voted for an enor- fre
mons subsidy, but it was one in which' Wi
bship-bouilding States like Maine, ap- the
pears to have an interest. The mark- tin
ed change in sentiment in the Senate :m
will have a good effect iu the House. are
The funeral of Professor Joseph ,
Henry took place yesterday. Prof.
Henry was perhaps more widely
known among scientific men than any
other American, but was singularly
modest and unassuming, and wais
less known to the public of his own Fr
country than many a man with less
elaim to our respect. The criticism Co
upon his management of the Smith- H(
sonian Institute, of which he was fpr roI
so many years the head, have not o
been made by any who were compe- Rr
tent to fill his place. ALBION. o
t* mo to Dethrone the Saltan. P
meot itch from Constantinople re- gr
nati(at the concentration of Russiano
cips and their advance towards th
, city goes on. The language of Ti
.e Russian Minister to the Sultan also a1
Jally grows more imperative. Iie is, 00
said to be insisting now that the Porte TI
should break off with England atone. wi
The excitement among the populace "
of Constantinople is incieasing, and si
it was from that city that the rumor b
reached tht Cologoe Gazette of a plot ta
to dethrone the Sultan and to set up a le
Turkish Republic, with Midhat Pasha ro
as President. The report is not believ of
ed to have any foundation, as intima- hr
ted yesterday. le
The Russians Closing a On Constantl
The Russians continue massing their te
forces from aUll directions in the vicin- w
ity of, and are daily drawing nearer
to, the Turkish capitol. They are
asim constantly pressing upon the t
Porte to insist upon England's with- a
drawing her fleet from the Sea of Mar- o
mora. All advices received indicate
that the Tutkish popular feeling of t
uneasiness is increasing.
Bepresentative Elam has appointed I
Thomas Gregg Jefferson, of Kingston, p
Desoto parish as cadet, and C. E. Je- C
kin., of Mansfield, as alternate, at West C
Point. He has appointed to the naval
academy at Annapolis, Clarence Martin, a
with Wesley A. LeRose as alternate- a
both ofthis city. Judge W. A Sesy,prof. r
George E.Thatcher and Dr. D. M. Clay c
have been appointed to hold a prelimi- p
a nay examination of the young appoint- r
see. A £ui physique is one of the req- s
, lates to admission into the schools. In a
cse of the failure of the appointe to r
S pass the ordeal of an examination here 4
,. or at West Point and AnnapoBA tb al t
t.. stte teps to the front and ta~kes his i
We are disposed to think that ehe al- f
teretesa 3i this ibstance -will not have an
Canon Farrar says that "hell is a tern
p er;' If'he has tlhlt kind of .L
I a pldeh't he apply for a di
a gay Philadelphian who has
driven a hearse for forty-five years,
his favorite paper is, of course, the daily
The earth, "says Prof. Loomis," weighs
5,855.000,000 po ds. No wonder Star.
Icy Matthews strained his back trying to
Alice Oats is a few husbands al ead of Of
Kate Claxton vet. But the latter is Stal
younger and ambitious.-Buffalo Express.
The man who lives in Ohio seems to an
he always in terrible danger of having an
greatness thrust upon him.--Ohio State
We know that Col. Ingersoll dosen't Mer
believe that there is any such place, but taib
what does he say when, in skirmishing
round his bedroom looking for a match.
he falls over the rocking chair ? answer
us that.-Buffalo Bulletin.
A chap who was collared in a Newark
ballroom the other evening, waltzed
down two flights of stairs. and then kick
ed into the street, was heard to remark,
as he scraped the mud out of his hair, LO
that he would have cleaned out the whole
ballroom, but he didn't like to frighten
the ladies.-N-ewark Courier.
The Frodericktown Jeffersonian says
Samuel Tilden "has lizzard juice in his
veins instead of blond." Hear that ? Say! Wl
t Look here! Mr. Tilden ! Governor! Cam !
f ITere's a man- ! Lizzard juice ! Oh,
-. ood heavens! Will anything ever stir tot
a this man up ?-New York World.
Tramps out this way live on the be
choicest meats. Everyone of them gets
a warm tongue at most every house.- Coi
e Free Press. I
o At the close of the sitting of the Illi- -
nois hboise ot Representative, the clerk
I read the following: "I am reqnested to
', announce that Rev. Dr. McFarland will
e deliver a lecture this evening in the hall
on 'Education of Idiots.' Members of the
V Legislature are invited to attend.
r "Boston has a Society for the Eloeva
d tion of the Stage." How did the old stage
break down, anyhow ? And why not drag
it around to the carriage-maker's shop all
and have it elevated and otherwise
repaired by persons who understand the
business ? N. B.--A Webster's Diction- fol
,e ary will ot be givefoi the firstm cirrect
is answer.(: "
i1 Chijd n'ithet rid l slitult dhave Oar
e ental s.pi 'ision. At some ,o.estry
as house, the other day, where the children
C. had son e afternoon theatricals, the scene
II went thus: Enter aknight-crusader, after
n ten years' absence at war. "See, dear,"
s5 he says to his wife-"see the honors and
0 decorations I have attained" "Ter:ce
8, we come, my lord," answered his tiny I
le snoue. "Look !" holding up a curtain,
at showing l er ten dolls, the smallest in
e- the cradle--"look; I, too, have not been
to ;dle! " London World. fo
:ie The Hindon Hell is twenty-ore stories
eh deep with cellar and sub-basement, and
the.e are bay windows on all its names,
no %en a man tells another to go there, he is
Sapt to be knocked down and climbed all
* over before he has half completed his
Sinsult, and an announcement of a lecture F
ye by Col. Ingersol in a scrupulous pape'
turns half way down the next column
a with dashes.-Christian Union.
re Parson L-extended the box to Bill,
ey and he slowly st ook his head. "Come, F
to William, give something," said the par
- son. "Can't do it," said Bill. "Why not C?
is Is not the c:.use a good one ~" asked he.
rd yes. good enough; but, I am not able to
)'- give anything," answered Bill. "pooh,
it pooh ! 1 know better; you riust give me
trd a better reason than that." "Well, I
re, owe too muc'l money; I must be just be- l
r- fore I am generous, you know." 'But. I
ir William, you owe heaven a larger debt 1
than, you owe any one else." "that's E
true, parson, but heaven ain't pushing
ite :me like the rest ofmy cred'tors." The
se* argument was cnc'!usiye.-Atchison Pa.
ph riot. * ·
ely New Orleans Pacific Railway. ,
lly [Wash- Gle4t;
as The Committee on Pacific Railroads on
w Friday last, by a vote of seven to three,
es authorized Judge John B. Elam, of Lou
isiana, toreport favorably, as soon as the
rm Conmmittee was called in the House,
th. House bill 1367, having for its object the
fpr repeal of the 22d section of the act of
not Congress incroporating the Texas Pacific
pe- Railway Company, by which a grant of
over a million of acres of land was made
to the New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and
Vicksburg Railroad Company, and to
transfer the same to the New Orleans
'Pacific Railway Company, "Since the
re grant was made the last-named railroad
na company was organized, and has graded
about 150 miles. It has the confidence of
rds the people of New Orleans and the State.
of The Legislature at its last session passed
dio an act authorizing the issuance of $2,000,
a iI 000 of the bonds of the State in its favor.
ate The Governor signed the bill, however,
iee. with the distinct understanding that he
lace would not issue the bonds until the con
and stitutionality of the act had been judi
Scially inquired into-which has now
O been done and its counstitutfonality main
plot tained. On the other hand the New Or
ip a leans, Baton Rouge, and Vicksburg Rail.
sba road Company have never built any part
liev of their road, and it is admitted on all
ma- hands that they will be unable to do un
less they could have their road made a
at branch ofthe Texas Pacific and procure
a like subsidy of their bonds per mile, as
is provided for by Mr. House's bill repor
heir tedl from the Committee on Pacific Rail
are The Supreme Court of Alabama holds
the that the marriage of a white personwith
ith a person of the negro race is a punishable
lar- offence, and that the law which provide&
cate for such an offence the penalty of not less
g of than two nor more than seven years' hard
labor is not in conflict with the act of
Congress as "The Civil Rights Act."
inted This is a reversal of a decision by the
ston, predecessors of the present Supreme
Je2- Court ,f Alabama, to the effect that the
West Civil Rights Bill confered on the negro
"aval "the right to make and enforce contracts
brtiu, among which is that of marriage with
ite- any citizen capable o" entering into that
pro relation."of e.( 't ! r l n present
Clay case that thelaw maknmgsuch marriages
lim- punishable is valid becaose no discrimi
oint- nation is made in favor of the white per
req- son, either in the capacity to enter into
sIn Iuch a relation or the penalty, and that,
a to I moreover, at the time of to asqagp of
here ite Civil v M $ s w4 ito
18il- that of Ala~bmii t several per
s his haps° ir9irlill,bf the Nortieu St'tes
whose represe" taives in Congrese'voted
ie al- for that act." Ion. iew ofL Ite previous
Grand Ecore Cards
T nmsual IBargu insl.
Of which I have a large stock, otfl oth
Staple and Fancy,
BOUGHT FOR CASH,
and can sell cheaper than any one.
I keep a largo assortment of general
Merchandise, complete and full in all de
Which are all
to the lowest figures.
Price my Stock and you will certainly
be astonished. J
The highest CASH PRICE paid for
- Country Produce.
Feb. 1f. ly.
WM. FRENCH, Proprietor.
o hTAVING puirchashed the business of
1 Chambers & Barbee at this point,
and secured their services, I am prepar
ed to store and forward prolmptly, all
freights and cotton consigned to my care.
SRates of storage in future, will be as
et Fifteen Cents per barrel for freights.
Thirty-five Cents per hale for Cotton.
r- March 21-tf.
H AS a first-class Stall in the Natchi
toches Market House, where he has
for sale during Market hours, fresh jucy
FRESH and SMOKED SAUSSAGE,
SMOKED BEEF, &c.
And on Wednesdays and Fridays, fresh
FISH tof all kind; TROUT, WHITE
PERCH, BASS, &c. After market hours,
call at Abram Kahns Corner 2d and St.
Denis Str's., and hav, your orders filled.
LOUIS LE PAULMIER
KEEPS on sale the finest of
BEEF, VEAL, MUT
TON, PORK, SAU
SAGES, &c., at his STALL in the
where fat and juicy meats are sold by
him at the lowest price.
The oldest Butcher in the trade; he
claims the patronage of the public.
Feb. 16 ly.
NxS T. SPR O
SIGN, AND ORNAMENTAL
Shop on FRONT Street., Corner TOULINE,
GLAZING, Graining and Staining done
in the most artistic styles. Orders
solicted and estimates furnished on ap
H-. NOIRES, T
JEWELER, JEWELEB, 't
-AND- -AND- p4
OPTICIAN. OPTICIAN. *
All kinds of repairing done at the short
eat notice, and in the most artistic man
ner, with full satisfaction guaranteed.
Clocks, Watches and Jewelry for Sale at
f the Lowest Rates.
ps FULL & COMPLETE STOCK.
SOffice and Shop on St. Denas St., corner Second.
Dec. 22-1y. F
JA.S. T. KIc -
t WATCHMAKER t
" , ewelez.
Watches, Clocks, and Jew i
o elry carefully repaired and warranted.
Standard TIME Kept
Sdd Watches set and regulated correct- 6
d ly, free of charge.
S A fine lot of WATCHES and CLOCKS (
for sale cheap.
a (Office onSt.Denis at., between 9d & 3d.)
LITTI LE.I()IIN & \VARE,
.O ll kit; Is of repairii g to Wa\gnS.
J Cl'arriages. tiggies--lay rand Iakicet
flows and work in iTrol in all lines.
Make the hbilding of
CART'iS, HRAIYS, WA4 )NS& Ilf E'GI;E, I
Rates and termns fuirished on al; lica
tion, and as
LOW AS THE LOWEST.
Shop on 3d STREET.
NATCII TOCIIs, L .
-- AN 1) -
4 LL KIND)S OF WOOD-WORK DONE
LI. at the shortest notice, and in a first
IN CHARGE OF
- SHOP ON -
NAl TCIIITOCIIES, LA.
Jan 5 '78-l"
Steali Saw Mill.
J. II STEPHI-EN\S.
(Sere Miles South of Xat(chitoclhes.) p
H AS ON IIANI and is prepared to fur
Inish on short rnotice all kinds of the e
BEST QUALITY OF C
Has well stocked lumber yard in this
city and at Mr T. Chaler's, on Cane riv
er where parties can have orders tilled I
promptly on application.
Five to Ten dollars per M. at Mill.
Fourteen dollar per M. in city yard.
J. II. STEPIENS,
Or J. C. TRICH.EL,
And T. CHALER,
Feb. 17-1v. Isle Brevelle.
W n. TRA JMIIEL L'
I STEAM SAW MILL, Five Miles South oi
Is preparedto furnish at short notice
Sbelow cash prices.
e Feb. 24-1s
THE TIIOROUGBRED STALLION,;
PRINGE ALBERT T,
Will stand the ensuing season at
DESCRIPTION :-PRINCE ALBERT T, is a
dark Mahogany Bay, without white; six years
old ; sixteen hands high, and in fine health and
PEDIGREE :-PRINCE ALBERT 'T, was
sired by Prince Albert. Jr., and he by Trout
man's Prince Albert, and he by imported Clev.
eland bay horse, Young Lord, the property of
J. B. Clay. of Bourbon county, Ky. His darn
was sired by old imported Valentine ; his grand a!
dam by Forester ; he by old Bertrand ; his great
grand dam, Amenda Sergeant by old Shake
speare. Valentine was a thoronghhred horse
imported to improve the thoroughbred stock of
this country. Abadam Valentine, the dam of
Prince Albert is one of the finest mares in
Kentucky. The danm of Prince Albert, Jr..
Mollie, was sii d by , thoroughbred race-horse ;
her dam was sired by old Wood Pecker and he y
was the sire of old Gray Eagle. The dam of
Prince Albert T, was sired by John Printer,
and his grand dam by old Black Hawk.
TERMS :-Sipgle leap, $7 00, payable at service. c
Season, $10 (i), payable during season.
Insurance, $15 00, payable when fact
is ascertained or mare tranferred to other own. -
Pasturage and care of mares can be had from
Post Office. Box 120, ' R. P. HUTSON
Natchitoches, La. i
Improve Your Stock!
T HE fine thoronghbred, Short Horn
will stand a limited season at Oakland
Plantation, (Burmuda P. 0., Natchito
ches Parish) at
TEN DOLLARS THE SEASON.
Pasturage free. Prudent care will be
taken of stock, but I will not he respon
sible for accidents.
Pedigree of Andover:
Got bh Edgar (6712) 1st dam Red Rose
2d., by Barnet, (7631) 2d Dam Red Rose,
r by Mountaineer, (8671) 3rd dam May
Rose, by Duke of Ardrie, (12730) 4th dam
Moss Rose. by Stanbope's Cossack, (377)
5th dame Mary Anne, let by Comet, (1854)
t- 6th dam Mary Anne, by Middlesbro,
(1234), 7th dam Prudence, by Edward,
8 (1002, 8th dam by President, (517). 9th
dam by George, (274).
J. ALFP. PRUDHOMME.
M. S. CURTES
ARCHITECT, CAflPENTER & JOINER.
vail , kinds l lul M t1" inenUk tt ll ngi - I
W i n;ll l itjltt ;1111l II Ii ill;11 1v I tlliitlilt.
\\ '. iiNll'
JLrulhIlc ( I0 1NI: L. I'tt . K ·
kw".itlld n the Cai eti 1 frterii 4L tr1ti' \iI 1
;Ill tilt 1:11. ; it ii 11 th r s u t.it ui t Ill:L1 t i \ ait)
wilh i er.atl,· hiokitito-1ike irtdi tu iti. l
CII l t w ic o fu·c:m I tit . l. __:-_
ke d il ate.ein =- ý
Fn. bt 2.-lass. ie
St. l)eis Street.
TAlM MEALS at all hours. Transient l
1 and pernllml t boalld ,ls aneºnOtIIda
tedwith a tahle well supplied with the I.
best ill the market. p
I'AIRTIES, B.ALLS, WEI)DIN(S,,
and entertainments futrnished with sup- a
petrs on application.
Cuisine in charge of the Proprietor who
is an e\perien'ed
CATERER AND COO.
(r,_' Terms moderate. Feb. 2-tf. s
p kThE BOARDINC
31AIS. ('. A. 31I'KEENNA. t
I las o(plned a Private Boarding House
Corner THIRD and SIBLEY Streets,
Where the permanent and transient
public will be entertained with the best
table the market affords.
Feb. 9.--tf " TERMS MODERATE.
A. M. GARRETT'S
TRANSIENT travelers entertained
with hospitality, a''l furnished with
the best the market affords.
Single meals at regular hours ....25 Cts.
-'t " when ordered .....)50 "
Lodging........................ 25 "
Horse Feed ..................... 25 "
Felh. 2 "78-1y.
Tinware and Stoves.
Worker in Tin, Copper and
Corner Front and Trndean Streets, t
Wholesale and Retail dealer in all kinds of
HEATING AND COOKING STOVES
and sole agent for the celebated champion
f cooking stove. All stoves sold at man
'ifacturer's prices with freight added.
Mainufactnrer of plain and fancy Tin
Ware Metallic roofing, etc., et(c'
A large and select stock of Tin Ware
and house .Furnishing good on hand
GUTTTERING. ROOFING. and all man
ner of Job, Tin and plumbers work exe
cutde with dispatch.
Feb. 9 '78-Iy.
Theo. I3E aller,
Coper, Tin and Sheet-iron worker.
Stoves, Tinware and House Furnishing
GOO 1) S,
, Washington St.........Xatctothes, La
Sole agent for the Unrivalled
D, Cooklin.g Stoves.
Gutters, Pipes, Metalic roofing and at
kinds of repa'ring,done with dispatch.
A iberal IA s .u*t to ountry trade.
March 25- 1
l, ('A.tN AI'tI . 1. IIEr I'I IC1i.
Caspari & Dietrich,
(lacoste Buildinu )
1I.O'N'1' St., NAVI'CIIITOCIIES, La.
( IlNI) oI,.ntl ,, n NEW M.1MOI'tH
FAILI .\N.) \\INTEIl STO'(',
d circ't ft,,wn Ithe Ne . lX , ans and E1tastcr innr
kt t...'l rll i ftil in p ll t;lll i
l)ll" (( l( lS.
1 .I 111' . ,
It Jill IN'!
I\ lL l IS.
! 1 CKERYI,
II1 Ii )
\WAR. , ..,,,.
I.'1'I NI itlN ('I (l IO S,
A fullli ,.1 0I0()II00s t) the conll1try trade+
All of which they ari sllinu at ? lss tlan NEW
FOl, ('ASH. (
plehtstock tever bIloui ht to this i t;ak t and
istisefy yoal.lve.i s as to th itir rice t s.
tlry prldttlllliln cah Ir tllltr l tha dis. B
. March I .--I.v.
~Cotton - A Cents - - Per Ble.
healer in l1)ry-Good,.hroeris, d e.
RED ]IVER, LOUISIANA.
I take this method of in4 rmin (g011
fricyls and the public generally, that I
have remov,,d from Brownsville to Blair's
Landin.. oi(, mile above, where I am
prepared ta tondnet a receiving, forward
ink and commission business. Rates ii'
storage from and after this date will he
as follows :
Cotton - - .5 Cents -- Per Bale.
SFreidht - - 15 Cents - - Per Barrel
No extra charges for marking and weigh
I will keep on hand a complete as
f sortmient of
Which will be sold low lfor c sh or conn
APOTHECARY & DRUGGIST.
Fancy Articles &c.,
' Perseri ptions carefully prepared
at all honrs.
JOHN M. TUCKER,
Magistrate Ward 1.
St. 1)enis Street, : : Natchitoches, La.
1)ROMPT attention givenu to all business
entnlsted to llis care.
sr- Claims collected at small cost.
Refers to the Bar Generally.
Jan 5 '78-1y
I R d
M'KENNA & BOSSIER.
MAKERS & LAYERS.
ELIL and LAY brick ; do plastering i
,' and all work in that line -promptly, r
cheeply, and in any locality in this or c
Tombs, $40 for Large, and $18 for Small.
Address, M'KENNA & BOSSIER,
Jan. 12..6m. Natchitoches, La.
JOSEPH C KEYSER,
Brickmaker and Layer.
' PREPARED to do all work entrusted
to himn quickly and in a workmanlike
manner. Tomb, Chimneys, Cisterns and
other work solicited.
Orders left at BULLARD & CAMP
BELL'S will be promptly attended to.
Jan. 27, ly,
'~~~~~~ ' ~"~~~~~`~--- --
NET I ORLtI.a
AND ALL WAY ILANDINIS,
"! SITEfll l
RICIIARI) SI NNOTT,.......laster,
G. ('. ]IAMIliTON,..... .. Clerk
The lhart Able will deliver Freight at
Nat:hitloches, wiater I"permitting.
All iFreighlt (consignid tt Steanler BART
ABILE, or her Agent Capit. R. W. Adan
will he forwarded free of Drayageor
Leaves New Orleans every Saturday at
5 P. M.
Leaves Natehitoºches anid Grand Ecore,
returning, every Tuesday, at 12 I.
Leaves Alexandria, returning, every
Wednesday, at 12 M.
For Freight or passage apply on Board,
or to her Agents,
R. W. AI)AMS, 21 Counnercial Place.
.JULES MESSI, Grand Ecore, La.
I Feb. 9-ly.
NEW ORLEANS and RED RIVER
AND TEXAS PACIFIC
Through bills of lading and threugb
passenger tickets to all landings on Bed
River, and all railway stations in Terx
THE BEST ROUTE
The following splendid and fadrtu.
ers composing the lino will latra5l.
vertised below :
(. H. 1)urfee,
('ol. A. P. KoulD,
Lotus No. 3,
W. .1. Behan,
ed Bonnie lee,
FOR NEW ORLEtANS
" AND POINTS ABOVE THE BIFl,
-and all landings on
and railway statiolns ii
T "EX K .AS.
No wliartboat charges, drayage or coa0
mIissionl will he charged at mouth of Red
River, or at New Orleans, in forwardifu
freight consigned to the company by bi
of adlin rg.
For frecight or passage apply on board
of the hboats or at the othicee of the eomI
prnty, Nio. Ill Gravier street.
,JOS. A. AIKEN, President.
New Orleans. M. JOYCE.
Shreveport, J. I1. JORDANi,
Grand Ecore, J. E. bMESSI.
Livery and Feed Stable,
LIVERY and FEEP
St. Denis St., NATCHITOCHES, Ls.
IS PREPARED to accommodate th
public in everything in the Feed dd
Livery line. Stable is first-class : S
ranged especially for the con0venien; "
comfort of stock.
FEED FOR HORSE $1 PER DAY.
Hacks and buggies on hire and fr
nished promptly on application.
R. P. HUTSON.
Feb. 17-1v. Proprietor.
Boot and Shoe Maker.
HALLENGES the world for anttaA
and durability of work. Satilfeti
in fit and material guaranteed
ShoD an St. Denia $1.