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MY. Es 'er.""sre. VOL. V. NATOCHITOCHES, LA., FEBRUARY ,2, ;187 NO.23 I '" tr"c** **
(4aesesor to Jac & Pi lisoN)
Aoaiwa and Counaeloer at Law
WLLpraettee nla the Courts ofNatbtchtebes.
Sable, DeSeto, Red River, Wina, Rapides,
dn aat,sad i3 Ibe Supreme Coort of the
tee. claims promptly attended to.
April 2o 1&77.
WX. M. V. DA IizL C. SCARBOROUGH.
L Tk SCABBOBOUoI,
. ATTO*NBYY AT LAW.
I assoelated theinmseves will praetlee
i Parish and Dietries, the 17th Judi
t 'Distriet, and la thusea of Wian and
ut OoprS rm*Court ofo tuaa, U. S. Die
Str et aud alnt sourt of Louisiana and U. S.
Cearts of Claimseat Washlgton.
08. in the Laeoete Building
Aug. 3, s188-ly.
JI M. A K.. CUNNINGHAN.
4 TTOREYYS AT LAW.
St. DUi.s Street, Natchitoches, La.
W I 3give prom pt and personal at
tention to all bsiness entrusted to
Praetees in the District and Parish
Coamsl tahe Parishslr of Natchitoches,
ed River, Deotosaubd Sabine, and before
the bpreme Court at Monroe and New
Orlekui Jan 5 70-ly.
SCInauus. C. 1. DisuisT. T. P. CaLnrI
01APLIN, KRANBURT £ CHAPLIN
Attorses. at Law,
C is the Distriet Courts oc
L Mtabbetew Sabine, Desote and
slnad is the Supreme Coort of
th Mareh 2-ly.
Afbty meis Cousedler at Law,
" ~ ows1C .
Blg - - * actakfel., La.
I is th* Dialaet and Per
Wof Natehltboes Sabiane
Dkal q Bed trr, sad the bp reme
Cuo }f She state.
esl atrghted to i. eirn will
N rompt attentlom. Apr Ily
M. A. Dunn,
lh*.hioa sad Sargeon
.. teWard I.
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CHILLS,- EVERS, DYSPE$ISIA
finale Disr 0rrsae P11r~
uh~ed Boe y meet ~hy.Icans,
and 1d by Dealers v...15.O
Ethbrt Editleu ; 1044 Pro
6ib~pAa. etif iheceo t uks P. 3om~qýu / *vm,
xew York, a.gad New (Means.
Thu Is the nostceon and eoeprehetuua week eM
Its ubeject in the Eofi h langage. Imiatmap ford.
Iptie price e of thia and other book.. Mdn
3oxxwaIt & Twit., Uomopthcl PhamnrnaqDe
Ifreet, YeW Orlean&
$5" 1=~,?00 $200 $5000l&
Broken.. or 2 wll tree, Nw Yrk.ark
deirable lneelmenta to Yobrk seas
F pa lobm five tetoent tt astwe he
vested. oocalbougu carnedusongi.
aired on deposit of three per cent. uzplamat
oirunlaa nd wgekly reporgtnsent ame
Il DL BUTTS
EelS U. Eih St.
the PRIVATE UEW@A.LAV.IE
I Madiso Dw sensrWr
hill we *efliv imt, att
-PWU earnbputet dam.
$01 J_ ualbbs esabe.. byimem,..
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sod ~a aw eta.$1.as Onrieo Prod-r.
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Tmes Great fr lu remedy and
Lublnrelgto, acnd cat' WaaIrrane to
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SYMPTOMS OF WORMS.
T HE countenance is pale and lead
1 en-colored, with occasional flushes,
or a circumscribed spot on one or both
cheeks; the "ys bec ome dull; the
pupi' dilatet asaaur. pselcircle
runs albns the lower eye-lid; the
nose is irritated, swells, an sometimes
bleeds; a swelling of the upper lip;
occasional headache, with humming
or throbbing of the ears: an unusual
secretion of saliva; slimy or furred
tongue; breath very foul, particularly
in the morning; appetite variable,
sometimes voracious, with a gnawing
sensation of the stomach, at others,
entirely gone; fleeting pains in the
stomach; occasional nausea and vom
iting; violent pains throughout the
abdomen; bowels irregular, at times
costive; stools slimy, not unfrequent
ly tinged with blood; belly swollen
and hard; urine turbid; respiration
occasionally difficult, and accompa.
nied by hiccough; cough sometimes
dry and convulsive; uneasy and dis
turbed sleep, with grinding of the
teeth; temper variable, but generally
Whenever the above symptoms
are found to exist,
DR. C. MlcLANE'S VERMIFUCE
will certainly effect a cure.
IT pOFS NOT CONTAIN MERCURY
in any form; it is an innocent prepa
ijurimy to tkhe most tender infant.
The genuine Da. McLANE's VaR
MIFUCGE bears the signatures of C.
McLAie and FLEMIING BROS. on the
wrapper. - :
DR. C. MoLAE'S
are not recommended as a remedy "for
all the. ills that fiest is heir to," but in
affections of the liver, and in all Bilious
Complaints, Dyspepsia and Sick Head.
ache, or diseases of that character, they
stand without a rival.
AGUE AND FEVER.
No better cathartic can be used peppe.
atory to, or after taking Quinine.
As a simple purgative they are ur.
a WA33 .r i alanIOle.
The genuine are never sugar coated.
Each box has a red wax seal on the
lid, with the impression Da. McLANRa's
Each wrapper bears the signatures of
C. McLana and VUrIINo Baos.
SInsist upon having the genuine Dr.
C. McLc s Lava Pu.ts, prepa by .
Flemiag ir, of Pittabah,1'a., the
market being Lful of imitations of the,.
name Metraid, spelled differently but
Aý f ýlQlal'Il ny ý Iý
For WOMEN A, CILDREN.
Females suffering pain and
.B11 derive great eomfortt
o ahn the ure ofsonss'sC
Pbuea t& Whai
aIlleted with whooplag
r eiary r reg r Sang)tt
one and only treatment
reeleve. This artleataI
medical elements such am is
u a' other reamdy in the lpape
IT IS FAR SUPERIOR TO
porus, plater, liasnt,
eleetrieni applaaei~e a.
etr plaest will no
veuelleve. F eramer
townsb the best tl m
tigela in the weed orll witel
a - o eo Worldes un atun C.
2 Clinton Plme,. New York. '4w
~am~m. WanTE 6a 4
old QSe .ashsMo. 4.wcs
dt one 88. Leekb No.aitr~l Co
UTAI~h000GOOMAN FOR 8RU8t
ST Za Terit oin the Unwiou
afairsalory ybL. 4 i dieLsD s
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nlHOWING IN TEXAS.
The Limber Reporter wadi Jumped
from the Royal Yard-A Dull.
with 4 Real
A Solemn -orutig $pest5ble.
(New York World.)
"It was while I was dowbn id feti
co, before Maritaillan's death, I was
partner in Reynold's onebherecircus.
We played unoder a wall canvas tent
and almi6st declosively to dihiik6, for
it was so Infernally hot thatabe white
people wouldn't come out. 1 bad a
frat-rate tight-rope walker, and ion
six-week's trip cleared netly $3,600.
Finally in our journeyings we reach.
ed Houston, Texas. While I was
standing oataide the canvas one day
a young man came up and accosted
me with 'Are ye! the man that's got
the tight-rope walker ? If so, you
ought to have a jamper.'
"'Well, what thea ?'
" 'I'm he.'
" 'Can you jump?'
"'I can beat Sam Patch all to piec
es. They call me Sam Patch, Jr.'
"'What's youear business '
"'Oh, I'm a reporter, but I want to
get in the show bouslness.'
"1 looked him over; he was a hlittle
bit of fellow; dida't' way a haundred
pounds, and so this you could almost
read newspaper through hibs.
"Why,' said I, 'you won't do; you
are too light; half a gust of wind
woold blow yeou away.'
"'0h,' said he, 'don't you make
any mistake about me; lama report
er, and whatever we undertake, we
do. I tell you I acn jump; now try
"1I liked the fllow'so pluck, and so
I took him to a freigh builda negar
by, and be Jmped from a window
seventy-Ave feeot from the groaund to
the water and landed all right, as
soouna as a dollar.
"'Well,' thought I, 'may hbe there
is poney ia him after all.' So I took
blas down to Gilveseto and put him
ap at the Washigtosi te Idnt stile.
Thea I weat to Kahab's wharf, which
was nicely teasedL.w -aad where a
large vessel was lyigp. I easily got
permission fotbtlao jumpb from the
royal yard, which was just 104 fot
above the water. Thea we started
to work ap the town, Mid In a cos
ple of days we had It up tofever eat.
It waa. pill of brokedowa actrs,
gamblers, bushwaekers, common cut
throats and all sors of outlaws, and
this was just the thingto pleae tbem:
I charged no admIssion, but annomne
ed thas we would take up a eoaleso
tioun a the wharf.,
"The day broke beautifully' and
everything looked favorable for as.
Early in the amorning erowds went
down to the whrf. Lonag hefor the
hoar for the jump the p treetawere
iterally jammed, ad I thought ems'
placrtly dt' the·olly pli "we l
have to divide is the- evenng.
irst thing that rather saagered
was when I went to pyte rll
at the hotel and tho lbakee id1
me that my young man had -that
morninga $15 worth of whiskey, whis
at 95easte a lp, akesjuatslv
drinks. I thogt hs a Pgesty85L
oral mount of eutgh b@tue
he did not show at, I eimplgtlo
myself, ?her is no knowing hew
much willsky asters and repeorfee
eamdriik,t aid we walked dowa to
dhesb togthe, bit he was a mis.
erabledLekln speeilmo and I was
pressw well ashamed .1 ila. Well,
IontMae the vessel aslat g
blh riggeduiabe a sort df half
eweus ceuasts,'trslnks and a .
stout brtneste eavelAb fdetwhe he
elreek the water, sand left Mue
etbaesblelfea th4e deskbad lb Ib
rrlrngend fidrnally toelbelseradu
I. beitawaln.bt'sehere the rlyal
104 fego ths e lW ater, while I
etou the deck to take ap the ce*
lialiseddeadI* the l' Asieb I ma
t;.LUisth.3 Esr the .aptain~ gol.pq
naitured 014 esel,- using 'heyoC s~dL
y -is looked, thlought Wtnrce h
ap, anati r gv hM isetadni
helmet Scotch whidsey, nthag elms i
rtiof hoi de Bourbeone hohad beeS
d~kLag ettMhim of easeee, bet I
rhnhW netLaghothin;t g :a bo u
Iwaesr5 wee andirk hadebal
leeed about NI; , whea I hite ohb
great rs d Sof nere, and lehisg up
a~w my -tn ying truhoe
li 4sserehm b the Lir~
hi dinese take a 0eIJb olm.Idif ste
Itay,~u an bfore be.. xea4r i
of wind 'came along aijdbir
of. flomnbstweea thmewowrtlli
tioas.i timelra larelly struek1i
Sgasquarely em his hack, kh sheg
WU~CiioYd eiri, e ureed6 ae
'Ni~ aid toi the eoeolm! B C i
hd?; ~ 'Ljl~~eh'~
=lr'T 4uN~;i~''~ ?~
hen ~ :
twa-' we i an
tue. people had calmed down a little,
ct wopid complete the arrangements.
1 "The next morning I.started out
early, and, to keep an engagement,
entered..the Imperial saloon, on Post
oflle;'street, and lookiog down the
bar saw 'a shabby, dilapidatedlook
iug little chap, with a glass about
three-quarters fuli of red eve in his
hand. Approaching him, I sked:
'What, is this yoa9p'.
"'Yes,' he tplihd, 'this. is About
all there is left of Sam Patch, Jr.'
"'Why, I was just going to an an
4ertakers to 'make arrangements for
"'Oh, there is no use of doing that
you don't know how hard itis to kill
an editor. I al'n half dead yet,' and
rI can jomp-say, when are you gping
to take me at New Orleans.,""
S"I told him I guessed oar partner.
ship had lasted about long enough;
that I wouldt divie:with ein then
and ther, .and. the best thing he
Scould do was to take the money, get
out of that ooontry and go hme. I
I paid him bi shaare, but I 'Imagine
most of it west over - the bar before
he went to bed that night. . .
"Ol Charley hafteards told .ame
that, instead of on:,. he booght two
bottles of whisky, anad eat down to
keep watch and ward.B Shortly after
midnight he heard the 'orpe whisr
per, 'Oh, take me somewhere where
the wind don't blow,' and immedi.
ately. Charley took a big drink 'to
steady his nerves. An hourlater sad
the 'orpse'; repeasted i a streager
uonisOCh two me somewhere whore
the wild eat bloe.' Again Chaery
jumped for the bottle, this time the.
ly tghtened. In the morning
he made conslderable noise. The
'corpse' turned over, opened one eye,;
lboked at him longingly for a ao
menat, and thn asked, 'What have
you got thee, old man '
"'h1bikf,' falrend out poop Chat.
"'Giva some,' was tlsseapoase,
"As Charley temblingly appreaobh
led, the supposed dead man seat p.i
bed, saying: 'De't be sharid, old
fellow; I ala't half dead yet,eoly
shook up a little; I'll be all rigt:
thbe moring,' Then they et down
together and. sished bo bottles.
In the morning, while Sam Patb
Jr., was oat getting, maer whik ,
poor old Charley was roalled oust i
the bed where the corpse should have
"Leaving ialveatea I weal bask to
oeseose, where I met with a dleer
old follow who 'had besen a eesk la
Masltmllisa's army and wbo was do
log little tresa long th read. Iot
bhim and two other perfereses abdl
violt-iplayer, ad we omarte8 th
Teuns, givingg perfm erses Wa Z
little towns, is sa ores, ehseskes, &e.
After a while we eacbed Navasota,
a littletowa,but fliled with bi Tex.
as bushwheaekes, whom bring Tm not.
to to shi by rail: Weehowed ai
heovers a so+,
roa'sdi 2; kis Ma liniliia'e I
'dhainga pistol ired at him and
stbibalia st1 tismesid Of
ree a~ p l t o
01 thinae bovok
lenag m Iir Ins~
tblwa. anti j eladeý s
nbru sh-iwda be ato. H
A aso sig, d Lt rl belm
a lew.eis fl
Jaws in his1ead, audi
111 sedl se- for* ai
r tsdyoallab buli.
de~ ont'm * e b ethew
.re than ilg- Mieed bill.
S M -wit hiel
ofte uha the hee~am not
' *Jim lwasstmseb I ileostsws *at a
.1 a o ll ba t. )
A ~ d1 I~rrr4Oi-ku fSl'r~
hunted up the solitary hotela por.
table house, two storjes high. On
t enterinsg we found in chargea long,
lank, overgrown boy, with long tan
Sgled yellow hair, who looked at us
* with a peculiar starse which I did no
-then understand, but I found out.the
b meaning of it afterwards, you bet. I
I asked for the register, and he replied;
: 'Straugertthe beds is a dollar apiece,
and we don't keep no register.' I
Spaid bimm 2, got a piece of , tallow
candle, ants we were shown up stairs
into a room containing four bots, with
straw mattrlesse aud one q qlit each
for bedding.. Therwas a. look on
;the door, and none needed, for the
Sartitions were of canvas, over which,
l by the kid f' Of chair, as ainu' old
1 easil ellab evia f the was alort nd
"Poor Jiwasu very "tired' ang I
wa ,pretty well worn out, and we
were soon both aslp, Jim sanoring
woeIn than any fat 'ftt old mana.' I
Sbad hardly lept a hoear when I was
awakened by two very rough looklog
men wlo entered the room with con
siderable noibe, but without speakling
a word, and ococpied 'the two other
beds.. Jim was not distarbed, of
oursoe, and I seom dropped of to
'"Now you wonder what this is all
abouat, dea's ye t Well listen :
p"Darling bands of horse-thieves
were at this time playing the deail
generally with hores and cattle, and
no ma.'sstook was safe. One patt
elar gang had bat a few days before
eCaptred sine lot ofhorses and taken
them down the Bed river to New Or.
leans, wher they were sold. The
good edwseas of the dfeent aunties
organied vigilance oommittses for the
parpose of huting down thei sealso,
sad wheneveras thief was ht be
died with his boots on, altoug rope
was smarce and trees were far apart
in that beautiful prairie counatry. One
of th. thieves bohe th ae name as
one of the vigilantes, and a letter in.
teded for the thief fell by aeoldest
into the hanads of his .namsak, and
thot is how their sheme was discov
erd. The letter was qitkly sealed
up sa pps.baokriate the potolice,
werea few aours later the thibef Bal.
ed for iLtsad gwlt. IItr waathqu:
"Ac v c - Jui :'vrer~thltg 0.
L Birdiv T ae n sut ed seet !Jim
sad mee IArlgkht art' ;ruol aod.
Willemaq me saltrm. a . su e..:
"Well, the thieves !had faie to
omears, but this was Fridy i re
1lad edae em thegravel lramaln my
o ar s a aw s Jim, lle ai "lleHd
1es by ame In the ibar room and
noba Prha you will mt ieta d
so trnesca; ::
"tlooseem o dsager, we blept
Bonadlyesttl about 4 ocelock, when I
awakened by a strong hand grasping
ae by the throat. The roaee ws
filled with masked me my hair
stdd on emd, sad I felt ae that y
end had eone sad that Ihad taken
mby tlast oau tbýh k soadld Thoe ýtw
str unges m hplmw an*d:d twe
e 'hevaasb rilm~i theýg to
welksZIm sp bmt haves to. ýdrnaik
sand elgatusored'hte *vshr 'te.
aesll to go wd'IbdwIek; )1weuld be
d+a if hsswdalld' Ig ?bs s'ooei
of tbhm beaithe-ise Ye st lswith
a lub'omotl he hoedieath palsyibat
hewsan utiNt stoetpilAbe arbllnk h
~tina with hdbafed4e't
etmei with therert fle isvs lad.
,Whmsee The ali bfdea th *~tb
;ipebIyt.suv epmi LrsMOU
aeiI~sverkhnstee 'h.Mtt1gdf l:
wair hood.t dethditats ea W
Ju1 was heav4e, feaim s drumkta!
94 theithemi dtthe athlru?
ri ta tI alrlble
amassrllbvih lc set u tohg
hanr~vr~, #dias y h uir be Ctgle
m'Pa~W~ del stabasI pLk
A~qireeso orn H scans ad> to bt
Wamenmd@ hesaid: 'old on, ,ss
mene. Thor ...-easm.ge do'
arewaised aidat i o lak
it agalathat lght. We' fliduls dies
wrthe ea. Jim was to. drunk to4
whdi tat hre fuswT l
nosWtibep ler me that mih sld
e Id , ptmy tordrl d ay As
s as irs rays o tha mesme
i~throehtb wi.4owe I mashe
dy Brn br Rie four I
~S~'rd eti~mYe:WrIlgpive alIe
Syeb as rs r
Aei~!:a v weeps a 8
/* - ',·'r~ $ 5' -
never take another drink after to.
o day! ' _
S Mr. Blain ad the "Selld Idsah.
( [N. Y. Herald.]
A political party contains lP .
always two more or less opposng
'forcea-the one progressive, wlMg
Sto take up new questions, theetL
consprvative and desirous to reegal
4* the old ground. This is epqis-.
Sly fre of a party which has lougeald
Spower. Thus the demoeratle aigb a
before1861 was divided between ew.
fations, which were known as hd
°shells and softshells, bhunkers
' braburners. The republican ar
Safter that time, had its sewer i;m
Greeley wings, and at present and
I fo some years it has had It swatI
warts" and .liberals."
It has been Mr. Blainle's singulr
Sgood fortunoe that he was long ad.
mited and trusted by both thee eus
tending factions in his party. e 1
g ood aany years he pilyed the dif
ault game of polities with a de¶
of skilrand success which wasn i
Sthe good will of even his opponents.
As speaker he not only ruledhis party
in the House, but on many ors em si
he overruled its bad Impulses. It
was his careful selection of a commit
tee to investigate Louisiana which
Irst brought to light in a manert
fi6 publio attention the Iniquities
carpet~bsg role nla the outhern Statu.
It was he who thwartekd Gemmil
Grant's purpose to overturn thaea, d
tied and constituttional State govern
mwent of Arkansas. It was ie who
defeated the monstrous Fore, hIll"
which GeneoI Orals S ab lal
warts strove to pas. In all this he
served sot only his country heti
party; he presaved lt from pql_ }
which would have biu de ,
upon it te resentment ofts *
a that he was able to do Uh
which made him the hope and Iai ,
of the liberal wi of Pat sad
l yet retain~ the con nce. r Y
f the stalwrts, hoews
ý trnsendeatl e abk e gsr '
BIt his crage esragi 'eL'1I1
fall him; having defsatsd Ibbast.ý
purposeof the "stalwarts" ,
t outhern States b fr h
the following - sesleo i..
turned abort and thin htds be-bd¶EAt
:js Davis dase with-iO ff:~ il·=andslr
lDavisel the mpokshmas of thoUDe
warts, Inflaead the mind omp
against the 8"t
over the WouadesthewarbaeI-eUl
'1M6 Thbr is, no ý J .m~m ,
o a b t , e s h o u d twirwl
ledea espllbluniss i
s aienatredptithe e4sib ;t
"stalwaren which be ashd gat
to Abnt with several oth
ln the Convention ofI lN- MiMM * -
-Merton and HB ra ortapn . 9 #'E}
vbleS thus de tast Ls -
Louspould have followed1,
don a O fthept lýIsd~l t
eular nicea=f art' sh;u,
won 40I asI is ete always a
blunder ls so o riy
event. The Conva .
: sd n wee "i1 whab
b4 d and Si's
Ss stia have *
a debllti6Lhis s aesu
*he embodiment O ~or 3li berl p
not of "stalwartV Ideas. ,.
r. Blain to t eev
V If.7ljg:~~lia) WS n''s.
pwuls esj~owekd sa
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