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DR L. LIDDELL tenders I:is
professional services to thre people of Ra -
Ville end surrounding neiglrbmrhlorl.
Tihe Doctor will be found at his office,
formerly orrupied by E. C. Msonrgon,er, on
the northeast corner of the earn ert o squiare,
or at his residence in Rhyme,' a.hl,.ston to
Rayville, on amne street. ^.: yards south,
unless perulaeionelly engasted.
J. W. WOODLAND,
General Insurance Agent.
Lepresantio g the fllowing companies:
Liverpool & Lomaon & Globe,
Phoenix of Brookiyn,
Keoth British & Mercantile,
Meranies A Traders,
Lndent & LancIashire,
eissnish Union & Natimnal.
rThe difieren'e in the cost of the BUTr anl
the Pooesar Insurance is but a trifle; the dill
sneme in case of loss may be nlfBcient to
baenkrslt ye." seoa8 88-1.
ATT'Y AND REAL ESTATE AGENT
Will retwul|rly attend the Casurt in the par
ishes of Rilcsland and Franklin, anl else
where whea behaners requires.
Lands bought, sold and exchanged on
Unimproved and improved lands in large
tsesmall tracts now on hand for atle.
Tle enimspeoie leand is covered with a
variety of large timber, suitable in qualiiy I
and ssmseat is quantity for assals say pUar
The lproved leand is phoiable to atrirnltu.
sal prpeses. possesing a dare sandy soil, the
fertility of which is excelled by no osentry in
1Thee land are enmveniently located with
ef ence to railrta s, avigable streams.
elsehes, hrbools, ete.
ehesehee, sehamis, etc.
Tile pertles. Team, reasonable, pyable in
annel in~ atlmenesnr cheaper fe eash. Car
te illIe. Lr.. M,53O. 1881.
WILEY P. MANGHAM.
eWy Pile and IRe Et seAesat.
OrrcE AT Tru BsacoN OFrIca,
Rayville, Richland Parish, La.
Ot sePI m a vei id . kto c o siesse
sR N aw M wilhtm he e.
lltsesse of stiem nished on sheet otiee. c
AlmaIbi nlsi qan licty q ieId IaId n
enaditp eft sh eOae reiiaoble.
4 *Mo Manra, mD. , W M hII , MD.
DrV UmUN R& u .ux
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LIBERTAB ZT NATALE BOLUM.
VOL. XXI. RAYVILLE, RICHLAND PARISH, LA., JUNE 22, 1889. NUMi ER 2.5.
[('ulleJ fron the La. Review ]
The Donaldsonville Normal Insti
tute and Ascension Academy held its
commensement on the 29th nit. The
pupils made an excellent showing
and the institution is in a flourishing
Donaldsonville Chief: Mr. Vincent
T. Landry, of New River, has torn
down the old land mark known as
the "Paul Landry ball room" and
replaced it with a neat, substantial
and spacious new building of the
Certain tracts of land will be dis
posed of at public and sheriff's sale on
Crowley Signal: Fabacher now
boasts of two stores and four saw
mills within three and one-half miles.
There was cut on Duson Bros' big
farm, acrcss Bayou Plaquemine, a
cypress tree that measured 26 feet
around the stump at the point where
it was cut. The first log was hollow
and during a shower it served as a
protection for ten or a dozen persons.
Crowley Signal: Our farmers need
have no fears of the present drouth
injuring the crops, as Mr. C. C. Gould
says that in the year 1843 rain fell
Christmas day and not another drop
fell until June 1, 1844, but that in
the face of all that the best corn crop
was raised here that year that he has
Marksville Review: We saw this
week a stalk of cotton from Mr. Ovide
Mayeux's field near Moreauville which
measured 34 inches in height. There
were on the stalk at least 25 forms.
Mr. Mayeux says he has 16 acres like
Bellevue Banner: Monday night we
were favored by a copious downfall
of rain, much to the gratification of
our farming community.
The E. A. Seminary in Arcadia has
closed an exceptionally flourishing
session, under the management of
Prof. Smith and an able faculty.
Mayor Loslie has ordered an elec
tion to be held on June 25th by the
property taxpayers of the town of
Arcadia relative to levying a five-mill
tax for the term of ten years in aid
of the Alexandria, Arcadia and Fort
Louisiana Advance! (Arcadia); The
showers that have fallen in this see
tion during the past fortnight insure
an excellent crop of corn to thrifty
A fine bell has been received and
ill soon be put in position in the
.olJa of the Cumberland Presby
t E church at this place.
The sheriff will sell a tract of land
containing 100 acres on July 6th.
The parish school board, at a recent
meeting, employedl wheas for eighty
ive public schools.
The Guardian gives a glowing dee
oription of the fine condition of the i
Clingman Nurmeries nr Homer. Thei
orhard and flower gardens cover
Ity eres 60 m are employed is a
susries adth early ale et
weekZfor th " " North &
radiloed ived lest Wedasse
wash ee gma eatet ol this w
Shrwepert Isg: ar pI - l
_--elg fae t dbin m pei
.e- te to~rwsc haassm w
b~eri e Ir tnhi iy thYt s gnm al-I ~
y merijg to th siget may e am. g
in ete urs r .1mm., whisk rar
hmidml~shS. P. W.Mi.et a -
Marcus Collins left for Little river on
Saturday last with another monster
trip. She was compelled to use a a
The steamer H. Hanna Blanks, t
pa-sed up Friday. She laid at the r
landing over five hours and discharged b
nearly 2000 packages of freight. p
Capt. J. W. Blanks, of the steamer t4
II. Hanna Blanks, was presented on
Wednesday last with a beautiful solid
t gold-headed cane on which was in
n seribed: "From the crew of the Jno. t]
H. IlHanna to Corn. J. W. Blanks."
The noble heartedýl Captain is held in
high esteem by the officers and crew
i of all the Ouachita line of steamers. b
The Phonix Hook and Ladder com
pany of Lake Charles has reorgan- 1
I- ized. A
n The Lake Charles Echo states that v
there is a regular flow of mineral
a water from the artesian well, and that 6
a proper analysis would prove the ex- tl
. istence of valuable medicinal quali- a'
g ties. r4
a Lake Charles Echo: We note that tl
ta finer order of buildings are now h,
being constructed in our town, such
as not only ornament it, but tend to ce
give an air of permanence and sta- al
W elsh Crescent: Ward 2 has 864 n'
school children within its borders, A
being the largest number contained A
1in any ward in the parish, save one. L
This ward includes Welsh and Jen- T
DE SOlTO. t
Democrat (Mansfield): Rev. C. Har- ca
rington yesterday gathered 62 pounds
of Irish potatoes, the fruit of only
three potatoes, weighing one pound, pa
planted last spring. A seed house in se
Philadelphia offered a prize of $100 te
to the person securing the greatest nc
yield from one pound of Irish pota- Li
toes, and Mr. Harrington's experi
ment was the result of this contest.
EAST BATON ROUGE. br
Baton Rouge Advocate: The bank pt
of Baton Rouge formally opened its P(
doors for business yesterday, and did
considerable business, notwithstand
ing that it was its first day.
The certificates of stock have all da
been issued, and the bank may now ru
be said to have become a permanent ha
The last entertainment of the Baton i
Rouge Pansy Circle Guild for the
benefit of the State Fair was a grand
success in every particular.
Eas cARROLL sal
Carroll Democrat (Lake Provi
dence): The new gin house in front of V.
town will soon be completed and in at
fine fix for the coming crop.
The large striped bass caught in
the lake this week are large, fine and of
East Carroll has $10958.68 in the ho
parish treasury and no outstanding r
Carroll Democrat: The Young Las
dies' Guild cleared $93.00 by their Ba
Wednesday evening entertainment.
The receentrains have proved very He
beneficial to the crops of East Felici- inl
e r, the
Thirteen eonverts were made dur
ing the recent protracted meeting held
in Uolfa. on
The Colfax school has opened with
an enrlmet of 28 pupils, and pros
iest. of a prosperous smio.
Colfax Chronicle: Those two much
mded bridges acrms beyous Durro
asd Bigolette ue tobebuilt at last.
C.. Thomaes,olred, brought us
the grea tto blm Ot the m .
0Ma th. It was raised e the
Ado Leysemed piaes, about three
mil be!ow ohfax, the seed having
been planted em the 5th day of March. be
Seuth (Plaqiwmiae)* Mr. L B. Hart,
th wudl haow hieer of this perish,
i erig a wllr the sw smd
shingk mills at 'te Cele this
week, irusks hlrge of nastal
g whieh prytd u ap jet. we
JnmeWE eapgay will ste rue
twety e h ad to the pmrhab, t ea
the 1ads.1 Village, prevde the la1
h em. uanum de d in the t u
,ta ew I est Wr v- rm
_ , diJumh. . ma i
Gretna Sun: The cave in the levew
at Southport which occured some tei
days ago did considerable damage t(
the tracks of the Mississippi Valle3
road; but the necessary repairs have
been made, additional tracks laid,and
protection piles are now being driver
to prevent further damage.
The Maurepas Gazette states thai
this is the dryest sea.on in Livingstor
Gazette: Capt. Simms with his snag
boat is cleaning out Ticfaw river.
The Thibodaux Sentinel states thai
1700 persons have been confirmed by
Archbishop Janesens during his recent
visits to Lafourche.
Sentinel: The Lafourche Sugar Re
fining company is forging ahead in
the matter of building their refinery
and expects to have everything in
readiness to boil the coming crops of
the three plantations of its stock
The fruit shops are continually in
creasing in number in our town and
all seem to be doing a thriving busi
Lafourche Comet: We never before
saw so many turtles in Thibodaux.
A. J. Clement & Bro. and Camille
Legendre have sold a large number.
The dry weather must have forced
them from their nooks, thus giving
the hunters and swampers a chance to
catch then. They are all quite large.
Ruston Caligraph: Lincoln parish
pays the female teachers of her public
schools the same salary as her male
teachers. Who will say women have
not an equal showing with men in
The police jury has ordered a bridge
built across Bayou Vermilion for the
public road leading from Careocro to
Advertiser: The canning company
has received a fine lot of can-making
machinery and a large shipment of
tin, solder, etc. The machinery is in
daily operation, turning out a supe
nor quality of cans. The company
has also received a large shipment of
lumber for manufacturing its pack
The sheriff will make large land
sales on July 13th.
Modison Journal (Tallulah): The
V., S. & P. depot has been treated to
a new roof.
The sheriff will sell a certain tract
if land in Bastrop on July 6th.
General Rice states that if More
house votes the proposed tax his rail
road will be built through that par
ish to the Arkansas line north of
Enterprise: We were told by Mr.
[enry Safford who has just been visit
ingallportions ofthe parish in per
rorming his dutiess as sessor, that
the prettiest piece of cott, about
wo hundred aeres in extent, that be
hd seen, was in Carroll Jones' Seld
. Cane river, the same from which
me blooms eame lst week, much of
which is over kne high, sad in splen
Democraetie eview (Natchitohes):
)-r mrchant, are takin advautag
flow freights and low prces, and are
inrchaEng thlir b ge sad tis- for
oh garish Teaerb ' Intitnete ha
-me rsrgaised im Mearea.
The mheri will sell 10 acres of
mphued lad en July Sth.
.The Me.e Bnlletiu tates that the
Ja·i- a Northwestern survey is
Onshit. Tehk : The Monroe
mp.m r l_ n a t industries that
_ to hakow is in a ourish
Tho wmmk of bllasting the track of
6 esters ed of the V.. 6.&P. rat
ad lor bravely on and what was
men u of th meet riehety railroads
mth sesthr will ee bag e one of
he most whatautisl of Southern
The Louiuiaue and and Sager
Ompasy, recently organized with
nrminsat dalt of d OwrleiJ
river enablt, in.r.v rico ,i .:!,:rs t".
irrigate their I "! n- r..tr,!' i
The indicati= i,.: tl.::t ia few
days pumps will no, l tn .er I, not. -
sary, at least for tfl oaunth of June.
At a recent meeti q ,: !he ,,lie
jury liberal appropriat i;,;n wer.. I:tIle
for bridge building ia; t;.. M:ari-lh.
Banner: Mr. A. Liul.v ,,xhil,it"d
to us o" Thursday a cottci: ta!k 'wl:i,.h
was fully 31 feet long and wl.;,ih was
covered with blooms. Mr. i.i rri..!,:
has a field of 30 acres of j1. t erc-h
Judge Gervais Baillio one of tI,,
oldest and most highly esteemed cirhi
sens of Rapides died on June 1st.
Alexandria Town Talk: Mr. E. A.
Dickson, proprietor of the Alexandria
Ice Factory, informs us that he is con
stantly receiving letters from parties
in the North asking for information
about Alexandria and central Louisi
The Clear Spring school in ward
three has an attendance of 50 pupils,
and is in a flourishing condition. The
Coushatta Citizen notes with pride
the increasing interest and improve
ment in educational matters throunh
out the parish.
Coushatta Citizen: The corn crop is
good-cold weather not affecting it
with one more rain a heavy yield will
be the result.
A barrel factory and steam laundry
are two of the proposed enterprises in
the early future of Franklin.
St. Mary Banner: Immense pur
chases of swamp lands have recently
been made by various parties in the
parish. It is reported that the firm
of Pharr & Williams alone has bought
20,000 acres, and that other parties
from Patterson have purchased 10,
There is quite a boom in swamp
lands, and every swamper is seeking
to invest in them.
A fair will take place in St.Bernard
on October 10th, the proceeds to be
used in establishing a parochial school
The sheriff will sell the Phillippe
Villere plantation on July 6th.
Le Progres: The St. Maurice Catho
lic church is now being repaired.
The banluettee, in front of the
Crescent City Slaughterhouse, are
St. Martinaville Memeasger: The
gentlemen of this town having in
charge the raising of tunds for the
building and establishment of the
High School in our midst have thus
far met with a decided success, and
are very well smtisied with the pro
gress made inso short a time. The
high school will soon be an accom
Opelousam Courier: Prof. George
Farrar, a graduate of Yale College
a-d a teacher of twenty years' ex
P-iemee, is in Opelousas with a view
of mtablishing a boys' high school if
he can only meet with proper en
TM St. Tiu'mmany Lodp of the
Knights of Hionor was formed in Cov
ington last week.
St. Tammuny Farmer (Covienon):
Ernest's big restaurant,near the depot,
is rapidly nearing completion.
A certain tract of lad will be dis-
pol ofat saecoioa ale on June
A school has been opened near
Shiloh church; with an attendance of
The sbrifl' will atake large sale of
imeroved land oa July thk
Hours Courier: Tb dront.h was
broken this week by a fine shower,
and uits ent will be eXtremely bem -
oial to the roam.
Tenasm Gaette: Thbe Tensa and
mdisem Telegraph company ha. bees
seganised with '.. . David,)e.,
pruldei., ws.. u , as.d Hugh
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The Werater I'.,pI.ro.i'.', n," r le Pop a,
(J4bes ton 1r 4, i, a ,, : ' a,. -, 4- M1.
Joane T .1s L.. .* J1 i,. r,,tar .. I set
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JACKSON, Mi... J.unno 10.--The 'l,
dawned with l.wjt.;ri; :,aI,,,l.l and
about an hour before tie titae for the
morning revival ,rvii't, ff.ltov. Siam.
Jones to cmimenct l ii:;t l; , t t,,t ly
rain began to ft!!. Na,:w o:wlnlinq
this the tent w,' o1.,'I tIall two
thirds fill! by 9 .c' i:.
There being not r '" " f the r6ain
ceasing the nieetin:, :.1 :,,;:,r .i to the
Presbyterian church, i Li. h w.,s in i t
few minutes filled to its ut no-t ca
pacity of sitting anfl !,t .nlirng room
both of nave and g.,il,. N. t,,e
tenth of the crowd a, r,! glt :tluit
The Evangeltst 1. .i:,:lt lnclh
sport and ridicul' of this. :attl olther
church building, lutritr;. hiS .-t:v here.
but he was Plaed i., tte ri'uae in one
on a wet al:tv.
After singing; l.V Ihe chair Rev.
Sam Jones himrif eo.i in prayer.
Another hinan wa: sung.
Mr. Jones i,.a:tt, hins , siaion, taking
for his text: 1:'.-it:n xxviii, 8.
"And we a:aw all things work to
gether for g,'ol to thern that love
God, to tho,,e who are called according
to His purIpose.
There is no va..'re of Scripture more
assuring and rteasnring than this.
There are some thin;s that we do
know and we rejoice in the knowl
Many have askedl the question,
"Why was I born and surrounded
with so many dlifficulties and tempta
tions and all manner of evil?" It is all
without my choice. I find myselt
nurrosmnded with tbtnta:ttihns I can
not cope with; with evils I cannot
avert. Why is this; it is not my
fiault? The answer in, "All things
work together for good to those who
We make the anlplication to three
1. Those who know that thor love
God. It is the sweete4t conviction
and the hbppiont reflection to know
that wre love God.l
2. Those who know that they do
not love God. It is eay to know andi
3. The lar,.,r at.ass are those who
,o not know whether they love God
or not. It is that wish-a-washy class,
tossed abont byh every wind of doe-.
trine. A child knows that he loves
his mother, because it j'leases him
when she is spoien well 6f.
SDo you not fuel bad when you do
wrong, and do you not feel gocl when
von know von have ,lone right and
ILove to Gi,,d is rimply loyaltyh to
God. If :av loylity t, 4.o, G is th4
-test of m" mranliei:t'atioin of love to
God, then let us do o':r !lutly, which
isrthe l,;asis of all love to GIal.
II you tlake tle verage Uehn sut of
the chirch his eonceptiord of piety as
ohaelieaet. Every fellow watat to be
a first clasa member nsa, live like a
t-'nth retumernlaber. I had rather he
a firat-chlas christian that anything
8ome people are failures in every
thing, Itt if you can succeedi in law,
merchn.tile lnsinese, lanking and
other cralings you ought to succeed
Te tes.t of your If'elty is the per
formauce of your duty. Ask your
self the question: guppose every
aberch amember was meh as I amr ini
all the duties and obligatione to the
ehar and to God, what hind of .
ehreh woald we bILe? a Ioal l of
yoe os e good 4ll do ever'y du
thut devolves upom year iset of
.r e s- ee s e +4he wa re fr
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at th .tat hall t} work toaether tfr
h:ei. I ..r ".f , Ius. people, nor for the
t',o It1, 1 -l.:-.. or happiness of
.,! s I,,,i,1,.; !, .t it mean. that a!l
thin, w.,rk , rther -!r the s alvation
of (id s p'r'.-ile. No two thing., nor
.t ,lhiten thirga, , lt nall thia.t, work
ta, lithe" " a.o I t lhoel who tlova
S'>1. All t.aI ahe e- of a clock,though
.,m , l .,l a.ka ri alt I si ne go for
warI . a, ýr . v, ; :,l, i" 'nt ! sarse fal t,
wvr, to,:'"'tb.,r .r ti:sl : . als, overy
r ,(dh. ,,,w ,f ;-,Io hNt I touchts vo'r
hi' ",rk t,:.,,ther fir pnur solvation.
A! th. :.'f hin r ,,f :tit cloth frn tor
,; 'rj.v " t getr f pi' cloth.
Y,, a', ,ai vi , I:,ul u .to , la ,:. w ,s an,
all mtiner of rvere,,, but they all
w Io'rk to - ,':lt'riils you a tr rol for
t11.o ai: l ',aur r.a lerital: lei all work
in nai-' f,1r' t,.e. g.foald of those who
At the aftirno rn servicet Rev. t r.
a t' ,:rt, of Trnn",eý:ea, oaenPie-y the
P',llit, and the sermonn was close
with a st ron, oxhort atioan n y the evan
:;list,. Forty-fare" people tllme for
I'ar', this aft,,rsa(-n ,0nd gtve their
namne., Iromising to soon join nomae
,ilrch awn to lhan d a better life. This
takesa 101 ' ho have made this pledge
luring the meoeting.
The evangelist lerowahe| ain effec
tave sermon to the c,,nvi.ir thisa morn
ing at 12 o'cloc. This afternoon at
5 o'clock he addires.ael the Presba
terian Sinliay school. H, announeil
that the meeting would continue until
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Frr thet W.k Eed:,':j . 'aerd.t, JN.ee 15. '8aJ
NtLL.tttl No. 12 f
Thre drout.h is broken. The gner.i
rains in the ate during the past
week were of tnaalculalble benefit to
the growing crops and apparently
arrivei in the nick of timne to fave
thl corn ar., aid the coittn.
Exceating from a f~w sectionsa
whore th rainfall was excessive, and
where hail fell on the 8th sinstant, re
ports alre very favorable as to the
effects of weatlher conditons on the"
growing crops in the northern section'
of the State. fr,.m when,-o generally
good reports are received.
A cas-ation of the rainfadl will keep'
the corn ant! cotton from becoming
gratsy in the northern sect ion of which
there is some danlger, although they
are at present generally clean and in
The following a re the rainfalls re.
porte i fair the week: Minden 1.62,"
Shreveaart 4.00, Grand Cane 3:1W0,
Co,15hatta 5.00, Natchit-hles 7.Oh,
Liberty Hill 2), C alhotn 3.55, Mon-i
roe 2.33a, Girard 3 .I, Delhi 3.02,
Vicksburg 1 0,, St. Joeaph 2.43, Trini
ty 1.60, Viiaia 4.10t Alexandria
6.4-, Marksviile 900, Oeneyville
7.2a, L,,e,.ville 3.,, Clinton 3.48,
Franklinton 1.95, Amwt 3.49, Ham
mond 1.47, MarnI ville 1.06, New
Orletana 0.84, Mount Airy .2.00, Con
vent 5.30, Elgard 1.90, Plaluemine
2.21a, (Gratd C.at.ean 081, Lfayette
.5.,, Crwl,-y -.O0, Lake ¢.harles 1.0,
Shell le a,. 1.10, Abbevill. 1.60,
Jeanerette 174 and Houma 2.11.
There was a deliciesay of from one
to two dterees in the average daily
temperaaure, and the amount of sun
ahine receiveij was considerably be
low the average. The formet condit
(ion jalayeal no imflortant part, b.t
the latter was uadavorably in the
sectiona of constant and heavy rai
anal favorably in those sections fui
whence lewver amounts of rainfdll are"'
reported.in serving to cheek a too'
Iice planting is being pashedl vigo
ro, ly in the soathwestern parishes,
inst there was hardly sutfi,'ient ratin
fall in that section to be of deeiile.
beaefit, althongla crops and pasturags
haveimprovectwonderflly i npaitfeir
in'the sonthern section all vegetat
tion has taketra new lase on life' I
rum amving too 'ate to be of ause
State is reported in good co.s