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FL"BLISIlED EVERY F}DAY.
IOMERJ, - LOUISIANA.
Fellow-Citizens: Since last I
stood before ybu I hare bad occa
sion to witness many indignities
puft upon our sex by that thing in
breeches called "ir an." Since the
operatic season has opened I have
watched him closely. I find him
a fraud of the first water.
So long as a member of our
downtrodden sex is free to wan
der at her own sweet will, and
holds the power of rejection or ac
.ceptance in her own white hand;
he raves and cavorts and follows
her about, and calls her by a hun
dren names of heatAian divruities,
and makes himself a long-cared
beast about her. But mark the
sequel. No sooner has the nup
tial ceremony (that hideous farce
of our social. relations) been per*
formed than he goes forth like a
cunning serpent, seek'ng some
other woman to devour.
S "Will you walk into my parlor?"
says this two legged spider to
the poor, foolish fly, and in case
she accepts the invitation her
wings areclipped instanter and she
is cribbed, cabined and confined
in his dungeon while hle seeks
o(they victims. lHe pleads busi
ness engagements on opera nights;
and while she is locked in her
room listening for bob goblins, ihe
it li the front row at the theatre
Smaking eyes at the balletgirs.
"''Why is your wife not outto
night, Mr. Jones?"
"Oh! she has a little eieadache,
and the night air is too cool for
Now this is a subject fit for re
formation. Let us enter upon a
cruosade and change things around
a little. Let the ballet girls arm
t*s.relves with pistols, bowie
knives and clubs and at: '-te
"Shero" and the "Scheming Vil
lait" and let the curled darlings
,a e cearser sex act the gay and
" giddy parts for our amusement.
Ppttights on them, and wax their
manstaches; and curl their L.."'
and let them tamns 'i .
etCier to our amiusoment awjile.
"Oh, the baby was a little all.
ing and ie wai obliged to keep it
indoqr. for fear of the cold. He
will probably be, able tq get out
to the satinee "
Now, tbatw y!d sound a little
-more like u t m. We can
purchase bo$f.t odud
whe beat cudA wectlhem
pthe scosics--bat sane
1. 4* inmswheoe mlysteries
'144~ere~4~i bee oneen lhr
teg~ ~ys, ~Iihom we chose
'to tat w)8ith oar appirobaklton will
co usldbtfate ored indeed.
i AyucIehans ritbese we may
' - our ·deootsb~~to ~peleo
e leh4 uogteem sud jty
khidifagares;~i 'p lbe
.M tbyp have eow b pa r
<Wou diniaaret onit
.eiouy io4tdr tb w
:r II$p~ 1k4*O been ho~keu ~~
Thrck i J*i
tie t wfli h rea paiat4 grows,
and to aVnus that+rn te as
well as caress.
Let us move onward and never
give up the fight until we are, as
we must soon be, mistresses of
the situation.-By Daisy Diimple
in Atlanta constitution.
The Etery of "Annie Laurie."
The ifamous song that is sung I
by all singers of the present day,
I am informed, is a mystery as to
the anthor. I was raised on the
next farm to James Laurie, An
nie Laurie's father. I was per
sonally acquainted with both her
:'nd her father, and also with the
author of the song, Knowing
those facts ,'I have been reqnueted
by my friends to give the lpublic
the benefit of my knowledge,
which I have consented to (1do0.
Annie Laitrie was born in 1827,
and was about 17 vears old when
the incident occurred which gave
rise to the song bearing her name.
James Laurie, Annie's father, was
a farmir, who lived on and own
ed a very large farm called Thrag.
lestown. in Dumfreisshire,. Scot
land. lie hired a great deal of
help, and among those he empley
ed was a man by the name of
Wallace to act as foreman, and
while in his employ Mr. Wallace
,fell, in love with Annie Laurie.
which fact her fatiher soon learned
and forthwith discharged him.
He gent to his home, which was
in )Iaxwelton, and was taken sick
the very night he reached there,
an'k the nett morning, wb~en An
nie Laurie heard of it, she came
to his bedside and waited on him
until lie (lied, and on his death
bed he composed the song enti
tied "Annie Laurie."-Chicago.
Funny Freaks of Little Folks.
Of the many funny sayings and
doings of . . "Ki'a" ' as
Sobservation; e fellowin
about as amusing as kny: 41
who are amiliar, with the pieV
of "oll Fatherb e" with
hour glass, sickIleg, andflo
ing wu"ir and bear wll see ee
ponta at once. Tie. 'on
al WatchA v:, has iýped this
p a uis to r"trade mark" and
aed eut lomne verTllae colored
lt'ograpkh show i cadde. One of
these adornedl the winhikS 'of a
city jeweler ereceitly w'iFen twO six
Star old bicyclists went past. Sud
denly they stopped, and one
lHasry, nant to seehd
HNHnt (half scared lryrrs/whele
"'TherE! lis. tqitit p yon dq
"Oh, no qIif4sh~t~ p D)e'r
il-'ats God."' -
"How do youi k.
~Caois Devil's ai
-und tks got wing, an tbhis'n
P ig aRd its God sure."
n Watches $1 O8a we4
*x -· a.1 lf ta O
fl:· "h~o;n bait a dOZ'rT~*
ively \·wetthy. W~
~fl vA~**~al pa-ee
Laugh at the tinkering of worm
en as you choose, but it has been
my obsei&vation that almost every
contrivance for use in the house
has been made and suggested by
the woman, ann not by tIhe man,
who thinks he is lord of all the ter
ritory in (each of a surveyor. In
almost every house where there
Sare children you will find a baby
Shouse, in size froim a starch box to
a packing box, made by mamma's
hands. Then there is the sitting-i
room soft, made from an old pack -
A young hlousckeeper -whose
means are limited, made hjole
furnture, with the e Zs
bed, her for lhe bqd-rooms,.
'The dressing case, trbureau, was
fitted with'shelves instead ofdraw
era, and the whole covered with a
curtain of cretonne. On top of ei
iher end were iplaced small atarchr
boxes fitted with shelves, the
whole covered with cretanne, with
curtains to hide the shelves. The
goods were fastened' down with
tacks which were hidtenly a nar
row pleanting of the same teaterinal.
Above thie washstand was placed
a looking glass about two-and-a
half feet in length; over this
was a canopy of cretonne, the
board at the top being about
ten inches is width andi not qnite
the length of the width of i
glass. ; The cloth waflaid on thmc
board, in box plents. 'Thu whole
separated in the form of a pairfgf
en rtains, and wer& reBwed
ribbon biws at th l p of
stand. UL'nder the ass was a
narrow shelf with a Iamreq n of
cretonne. The clbi wer e
of boxes covered h the o e
goods. No back being ueedj t4
tops weore padded with cotton
ting. The whole gave the
ance of a handsomely f"
1Npi, h theot st
the ri' of
the :i -ait t i t is gnl
sorn of the doamp~it~'of qulurge
aoes no ins, toblsicoind any form,
heisne'er esithout ag mall packl
ag fflnect oi lo pip .,iktj i ad
the rltul ,Do r tis this: eprtesl
~an of the doctor's -aqnaitotua
told himi hte had sa'red hiir"chll4's?
life afterahil the had givenI~he; u·.
4hie hadmemnbraneoujs crqt-~'rip, *
rwhhle, the mjothe~r, fromh ~h~eer: ex
baissloniba4:l lain' downfn:or b
momaent's ne~t, tbhe fatheri s18t -
£e chilt (h'; Tb . li~r~tkU·nl1·tf #ea~I~
hinj, fsaQ tha eit ~tle d)it', crowing~.
ratkeu~ $ f~r~i~'t~,weyQ
emot~d eep ~ii4~but with.
Hides, Wool, Beeswax, Talow,
700, 702, 704, 706,
ComnW treet, Corner Crockett Street, Shreve
port, ' iiaua.
I gtartantee to the sfiler the net prices obttined in 'iecksburg, St. Louis, New
Orleuias Galveston ;tnd Houszton rn; aketi. Prompt returns mtade on receipt
of rhipmnts. 1 solicit tde cousigument of
Cottoi. nud all G-oods in rny Li xe
Gen. llovey, Republican candli
date for governor of Indiana, stat
ed on his return to tWashington
that hie and Harrison would re
ceive the tote of nearly cvery
Democratic soldier in the State.
From the following T1'ipt on, Ind.,
dispatch it would appear that he
failed to conellde the Republican
Considerable excitement was
created in political' :fci jes here
yesterday evening by Thomas W.
Moore, a lifelong Republican f.r
mer of this township, making the
public announcement that he
*0 o e athe Democratic ticket
tom. lie comes
ir this w eshid
reas as for his change of politics.
Mar. oore is An old soldlier, and
te er uvoted anything but the
lean ticket in his life. Si
, another old Republi
r has joine(l the I)emo'
The Poland China Nog.
This is, my opinion :the most
popular breed' of hogs in the
'United $tates, as thiey com
Sbine more desiyable qualities
than any other. Or close feed
I 4, s mmetery, dlocility,
heath '=erift and adapt
leness ten at any age,
I think they have no superiors;
and. the best evidence of their
superiority is that they are
largely bred in the States where
hogi ns iwts most prominent
of farming .ptasuits, than any
othir breed otswine. The Po
lana "Chiia, as bred thirty
years ag6, ' waa coarse, large
boned, ly g that could be
fattened'oul -at from' one to
two ye as; bta oiow bred it
is fr m'oie to two years; but
as nowmo it.i . closd, com
pact; short-legged, lIarge-ham:.
n1tl and being _ susceptible pf
fitteh at uy age can easily
bemade t wigh from 3O to
p pons yi atimneit is one
er " The - idor 4this
_ygis ."tah tblakf th
r t white spt .:4nd a
Ther e 'ýv' or
'v;i er" vs.
I 'IS A LINIMENT PERFECTLY
HARN4 55.ANFJ SHOULD BE USED A
FLW MQ SDEFORE CONFIHEMINT.
lj IS A LINIMENT PERFECTLY
NARMLCESS,.AND SHOULD BE USED A
FEW MýONNTH~i,5,7FORE CONFINEMENT.
BEND FOR BOOK TO MOTHERS.
Still iii tie Beef Blliles.
I will lhave Beef in Homcr fronm .and af
ter the 2thli ufJnnne, on Tuesdaiy, Thulr
day and Siturdiray mnorniIIgsofeaci week
Parties aving ibeefiatItl, ioIwll can iutl
aW in Iurner on T'ncsdny d nndThur nd;iays
till 9 &'chclk n. m., and generaully aill dlsy
nn Saiturdaya. T. D. KINDeR.
Jesse 19, 1838.
Chas. 'F Gor on,
mIb ngrIe r,
S2!0 Texas Street, Shreveport, La.
Engraving and all kinds of work dlone
on short notice Special attentionto con
try' order... ly
W. A. JOHNStON,
ial sl De-.
HOIIER, CLAI BORNE PARISH, LOUISIAXNA
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Contains all the I inc News, iin
cluhding a full and o ' ial account of
the proceedings of th Police Jury of
Claiborne Parish a it Town Council
of Homerr, and the - noral news of
the (lay, together wit ioren miscella
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In politics THE UARD1AN -will
be thoroughly Democratic, but oppos
ed to Ring Rule anI Monopolies, and
all corruption in high or low places.,Y
It is for an honebt, jure and-econom- ~
ical Government, from the Federalra
Administration do Xto the corpor~a,
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UM IN NORTH OUISIANA6
There will n boeess than Six
Hundren copies H1OGUARDIAN
issued from the s rt, and we expect
to have at least NE THOUSAND1;
cash subscribers before two months
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