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Official Direct Y'y 6,W J Leslie,
l S m C W Carr,
t'G ibeon, NS w OrHaslons. 7-8 R Richards
.i ribson, Ntew w Orlean s. wF Bridges,
J B Enitis. .;cw Orleans. W F Brdge,
W C Boring,
,.RI.t;xsENTATItVsY " J W Clingmni
Frstt District, Lon's St. Martin, N 0 8--D A J Carati
.Iecoud District, M HIahn, of Jeffrrson T 11 R.ynolde
Third District, K J Gay, of Plaquemine .oMR, 1
ounrth District, N C Blancbard, Shr'plt Walter Wa
. .'ifth District, C Newton, of Morehouse E R White,
Blath District, A V Irion,-of Avoyolles A 3 E linls",
FEDnnRt. CoUnT. A E0 Forgl
Aleck Boarmasl, Shrcveport, Jude Forg
M S Jones, Shtreveport, Dist. Att'y S J MadE
John W Whoatou, Shreveport, Clerk Thos.
A C Oibsou, Shreveport, Iarahail ;
F T Nicholls, Governor. PROFES
-Jas.rJeffrier , Lieutenant Governor, ý.1,N
, F Maso:., Secretary of StatC. L.. n.
Ollie B Steel, Auditor.
W H Pipes, Treasuror.
W It Rogers, Attor1ey General.
J -A Dreax, Snipcrii't Pub" Edne'to.
ScrBitL tE ColU:'T.
t Bermldez, N. 0. Chief Justice
E P P,-tche, St. Jnames,
D SD c'Eicry, Oaclhita I
L B Watkins, Roi River r Asociatcn
k C Fenuer, Orleans
ulobert J Wilson, HaClk Hisperman
Conr. OF APPErs. respectfully a
First Circuit. public. 'I
h h C IMoneurO, Shreveport Judges i
A B George, Minden
Pariishts and Times of Court. DR. G. J
Caddo: First Mondays in January and
ossirer: Third Mondays in January
T'ebster, First Monday In February
S ~eniviHl: Second Mondays in February
Claiborne: Third Mondays in February
Union: First Mondays in March and Ofce Hont
Lincoln: Second Mondays in Marih and Oflce
JaeksoL: Third Mondayus is March and
C'ldw'll: Fourth Mondays in March
and October. ATT
SWino: First Mondays in April and No- and
S itchitooes: Second Mondays In April d t
' bino: Fourth Mondays in April and ery descri
Noy ember. General!F
DeSota: First Mondays in May and De- ofNew 01
eembser. g-'O .
. Bed Rlier: Third Mondays May and building,
Dooemlber. ' Johntom
TIianD DIwrntor CoauiT.
SCompood of the Parishes of Claiborne, E .
UnIol and Lincoln.
Se a n is E oneJud.e McI
, f M'Clesnde, leaiur, Dist. Attertue.
CLa15oaxa pitirraml An.
Fir M teru commentes on the Second
a t. ..aJa rm Jury term. d
edi .term. e. ii ees on th Third the Tl
;ia Maeb. No jary. e
. Third tr comances on the 8e lt.
S..1~ aday In August. Jury term.
: Fortb tern .eommoneMss on the So.
--o Monday nOoteber. No jur. D
" 4:- id# In 'gbieat1 .. jty tr. lm
;th Fede tohe 8c
trh 0 u' on the Thlrd
S~. O J Td.st ai ba
earke~t r t .m tAm.. fl
+ +jo, I + ". "Juty tu l~tu .
-Sept , Jury trS. P
omieCes on the
... ,a 4. + P SI2 ,.
k ~ i -_*·
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R J Webb, Constable. Lnargest
6-W J Leslie, Magistrate.
C W Carr, Constable.
7--8 R Richardson, Homer, Magistrate.
W F Bridges, Homer, Magistrate.
W C Boring, Constable. B E
3 W Clignmlnn, Constable.
V-D A J Carathcrs, Lisbon, gntr't. B E
T 11 Reynolds, Constable
loIgER TOWN OFF'ICES." Mayor
Walter Ward, Mayor
ER White, 1 '
A E V jilder, ýSelectmen
C O Forgusoul,
J T Otts,
S J Macett, Clerk
Thos. Harris, Marshall. eadqual
S W F Bridges. Treasurer. Underwe
PROFESSIONAL CARDS. tiol.
Orders in all
r . NI'. 1. X, . . · visiting our cit
Has permaonotly loh.tted in ITomer and
reaspctfuilly solicits the patronageof the
public. 14r Oflico up stairs, over the old
SR. G. A. flARER, " CLO'
arIIOMER, A you cm
and Of1Ece Ron-8 a. m. to 12 m., and 2 p.
I .to 5 p. in
and g Ofco over 0·. 0 Gill's store. The LON
RA. P. WEBB,
and Notary Public,
prl and Real Estate Agent.
nWill buy,leasean l rl teo o ora
i ad e description.Wil also reprei.a t The
neral F and Life Insurance A ren cy I
ad D - of New Orleaso will mnake the collectioaer ,
of claims a specilty.
aOffice stri in the old patofrce price.
Sbuilding, formerly uoccpied by Dr. J. F.
iborne . P. WoClindon. C. W. Seals
McCLENDON & SEALS,
S Seond HOMER, LA.
itgd WWill practie in all the Courts of t
irthe Taird Judicial District iadthe Sn.
premo Cenrt of the State. PartnershIp e
I leld imited to il vil businel. I
ay fwR. S. mo RraICHAnRDSo,,
tfirt Pcticig Physician
Id sce ofthe POae i Ward
0ceilrnt side doer west of the McCr
h it nge brick cornerrer of 3. Be. Moor. e SH
t law o8tie, Homer, La.
ort . I E Busn, M.D. A.H. OGADD N. D
Eerh l BUSH & GLADDEN.
SoPhysic3ial Irgeons, Br
S the HOMER, LA.
u. a',' eWi etfll y pa ticeins alee to
. a~r. " ryr i
cod olmlete ofHmer ad viilmty. Will
l.born titas ouJolatl without extra
~is. e hP. carge.
Wihr5l L ' 2. . MOORE, -roi
-tai s A TTORNEY-AT - LAW,
iip WihctICe in the paalth.e of
e.:g.a ,ioOalu, Uulon and Blenl'
ji(O o. RGHEARDSON,
A.: Ry : ATLWL · .TLAW,
... .- OM a LA .
V W 'O5' e.ogtdltS ole? 0*0. Gill's.
ATGRNEY & COWV$EL
O O j AttaA2W ,;
thee:~li~l tate andWedera
u 4 a~;t-- ~ ~ g63.E~j
'a i~·Al- R SALQ9~i~
Largest RetailEstablishl1ment 111 (It is a fN h
Sshould not b
LOlisi alla " that there is
BEN HOLZ AN destitution of
taming a pro
-DEALER iN- The masses
El~thia Fur$hia engaged in p
Dry Goods, Clothing, aurnihi n in
day by day,
a serfdom and
GoooEts, ShOes an~Eats )cesponsibilil
adqarters or ad, Shoes and Hisse and Children's is it the tail
Underwear, samples of same mailed on appliaO priso p th
tion. all departments ill re.e ve rompt and careful attentoln. Wsn the industr
visiting our city we would be pleased to ave U call and tke a lot k tn l terprise of
our Immense establishment, Nos. 220 and T- exas Strect, SHREElion, uponf
i'FORT, LA. the natura
l--- -tion, blesse
W. P. THEUS & C O., demanded
P tivtatio'n of
.---DEALER IN--- -rell as t1
ttLons of so
Id the most r
CLOTHING,BOOTS,SHOESHATS on the gl
G Briver and
CLOTH We have
First Bose Southl of Depot, Arcadia, Louisiana. most cot
LOWEST prices given on Goods. Don't forget to call on me when you come to interchat
Arcadlia. I will nmake it to your interest.
O . HiTghst price.s paid for Cottou and all kinds of Conutry Produce, the differ
an Highe stLOST parices, gvn on goda. Don't forget to call on me when ly, man
you cu to Arcadia. I will make t to your interest. supplen.l
The LONG and SHORT of It is that Economieal People will Always go to wayds
- J. A. WITTER -- por the
-T --FOR THE BEST BRANDS OF-epress
I 'FS aj*-T=) LBZQV OR" ghout t
*ou barg l of impove
The Havng bought a large lot of Whiskey in bond at the lowest farmin
Actioy rates, I can and will sell you cheaper and better Liquors than has
ever been offered in Homer. I dely competiin in quality-nd contr
nDtoFice price. It trut
r. J F succee
UTZ & SMIT aH. oa
*L5, soil ai
S 'DEALERS SINE- elemel
,ttuac Satreage g
-oT etra o o , ·solu
Nos. 8, 10 and 12 pring Stre aet,
- LA ,'" :. ... .
. MoOres o LOUISIANA. wro
aD * nufactrelr's Agent For pro
General Plantation Supplies (
Iggeons, Brotcn Cotoon a; A,'s Coa rm., t.r.
A "e . . ..?g " : "..a..8 Mii"i, "s
Vic torar (7aU l* Strsab Miii., set
' Vic , otor cola' Presses, tai
crvie tW t W ll K. yPl-os;- P "4 C'" ""eaporator ha
thnot et. r Jon ,.. W -o. & .es, . Great Wa. trr C.ae t
. . UFall Line of Blacksmith and Carpeater's T6ols.
Wr a avShe, an Bullir's ardwUare, Ctlerl, Iron0
, tron, s ~nd!Flga z~lt ,o Gu Packing,
-.Wit, & & . VI
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Who is to Blame. CLEV'EL
"It is a fact which can not and Aided Byl Repl
should not be longer disguised,
that there is among the laboring ^WASn~IGTot '
and producing people an alarming Up to the time
destitution of the means of main is1 vote on thak
taining a progressive civilization, the fate seem
The masses of the people who are thor of the RIeem
engaged in productive industries, the Senate a
are being driven, yearby year and promptly as
day by day, nearer a condition of promptly as
serfdom and tenantry. Where is havetu goned th
responsibility for this conditian r ternoon of tl:
S Is it the tailing energy and enter or the morni
l prise of th9 people? IIas the in- lowing the th
crease of population outstripped the average i
8n the industry, intelligence and en- the bill woul
E- terprise of the toilers of this na- der, have g(
tion, upon a continent rich in all by dhe 8th of
the natural elements of produc- have been
tion, blessed by Providence with permitted tc
every variety of climate and soil out signatui
demanded for the successful cul- the plesiden
tivation of the most delicate, as' have called
;.ell as the most hardy plants, the approbh
whether fruit, cereal or fibre? In lightened I
addition to these favorable condi and of the ?
tions of soil and climate, we have IIad he ve
the most magnificent river" system how excell
I on the globe, in the Mississippi have been
river and its navigable tributaries. Pacific cog
We have thousand of miles of sea parts of tl
and lake coast with innumerable sympathies
harbors, affording facilities for a are stronl
most convenient and economical brethren it
a to interchange of products between he had allo
duce, the different sections of our grand- law by the
hen ly, magnificent country; all this stitutional
supplemented by one hundred and been accul
twenty-five thousand one hundred ignbminor
and eighty five miles of rail- were the
go to ways blasted?
We clip the above from the re- ty in the
port of the committee appointed vent the
by the Texas Alliance, to inquire all the gl
into the cause of the industrial iant srok
depression which prevailed throu- reaping a
S, ghout the State. And while the other,
report presents no cause for the speeches
impoverished condition of the sumed 9
lowest farming community, but on the vote was
n has contrary presents an array of facts Septemb
which would indicate the reverse. vered th
It truthfully concludes that each But at
succeeding year finds the agricul- tor prop
turalist sinking deeper and fast his votE
approaching serfdom. Who is to ter for
. blame for this? Surely not the of Sept(
soil and clihmate, so rich in all the the act
elements of production. Not Prov- by the
idence, because -"God helps him the ot
who helps himself." Not lack of 'ere
intelligence, because we live in an that n
age of improvement, with the ex- force b
perience of the past prominently dy of t
before us. Not lack of energy, he fo'
because we toil and labor as dili- with
gently as possible to alleviate our ther
condition. Not extravagance, we Finall
use all the economy possible and was p
S only purchbase that which we ab- receiv
' solutely need. from
Then there must be something solvef
A A•. wrong, radically wrong, otherwise strok
our condition would be much im- trate
proved. We, a producing peoplet Is it
blessed with a soil and climate velor
- rich in all the elements of produc- the I
tion, and with the various indus- cian
tries of the earth dependant uponI rece
us for a support, we approaching Ds
serfdon. Then there must cer
tainly be something wrong. Pei'r
' haps we have solved it, is it not
Cae M(ls the lack of confidence in each otl it
's Tols.g er, which to a certain extent has i
obstructed all measures looking m
Packin, forward toa reformation anjl shi
which precludes a concert of ac- fac
tion and causes us to ew each no
other with subpicion, hence weO
fall an easy prey to combinations? ou
If this is the cause, let us strive to ha
remoje it, we have the means with
in our own hands and cannot
:i blame any one but ourselves for s
this condition of affairs. A iittleS
mce determination backed by a
little more confidence in each oth- a
er and a full realization of the u
kindred tIes that bind us in one
grand brotherhood, would soon re
move these obsticles and place the
S farmer in a condition exactly the
reverse to the above. Renmember
that "a house divided against it
elf cannot strind."-~Farnnewr's Uni
DOODS, *- _....,_ _-
A special from Atlanta, Ga., to
the Times-Democrat says that Gen
OMe Marion Bethune, th'e former, own
er of Blird Tom, and father of Ma
I., A Bethune, former resident
of this eity,bh anuo nced himself
-i as tha Repubhcan camdate for.
Cogress in the dVbtrict now rep
t yseued b y Hq. Thos. W. Grim
CLEELAD'S LUCKi . he propos
net lotlife, ant
Aided BylIepublicain Blunders. his happinc-s I
sary in selectil
WASImt1GToo, D. ('., Sept. 22.- ner whose relat
Up to the time that the Senate's er be more tha
tirst vote on the Chinese exclusion ing dollars a
bhll was taken, a fortnight ago, with ordinary
the fate; seemed to be fotrlking in Sensible per
favor of the Republicans, andi had thinkingly ad
the Senate acted on the bill as and the conset
promptly as the Iouse, it would tal vow is too
have gone through there and been out a moment
returned th the Iouse on the af- eration as to
ternoon of the 4th of September the true imp
or the morning of the 5th. Al- existing betw
lowing the thrce days, which are parties. Iie
the average time for enrollment, divorce cases
the bill would, in the natural or- of tears and 1
1 dcer, have gone to the Presidcnt of illadvised
by thle 8th of September, and must to without Ib
- have been approved, vetOli or timnate knowl
tli permitted to become a law with- d:ispositions
il out signature by the Sth. Had Of course
1- the president approved it he w'oubll fact so often
s' have called down upon his head no reason o
ts, the approbation of the more en- but why is
lu lightened element of his party not a sensil
di and of the Mlugwumps in a body. cise as niuc
ve IIad he vetoed it, no matter for siip, to say
em how excellent reasons, he wouhl exercise in
Pi have been execrated all over the transaction
es. Pacific coast and in many othel marriage e
sea parts of the country, where the ner allded
ble sympathies of the working people lude
or a are strongly enlisted for their knowledge
ical brethren in the extreme West. If in shortol
ren he had allowed the bill tobccoe a inwho evitably
and- law by the expiration of the con- in e lilet
this stitutional limit,, he would have in a lifet
iand been accused on both sides of an volume mI
dred ignbminous straddle. But how subject, t
rail- were the hopes of his enemies thnowled
blasted? The Republican majorti- ne, whi
to re- ty in the Senate, in order to pre- the besth
inted vent the Democrats from taking heest
Luire all the glory of Mr. Scott's brill- net.
strial iant sroke, or the President from He o
bron- reaping any pratit one way or the
le the otr, insisted upon making Thee
or the speeches on the bill, which con- pluck.
f the sumed so mich time that the final the same
n the vote was not taken until the 7th of A man i
Sfacts September. Then the changes fa- firm in
everse. vored the Republican programme. goods.
It each But at once a Republican Sena- on cred
gricul- tor proposed a reconsideration of in tow
id fast his vote, which delayed the mat- the refi
io is to ter for ten days more, and the 17th "Do:
not the of September was reached before zona?"
all the the act could be sent over, signed "Kn
it Prov- by the President of the Senate, to him wh
ps him the other end of the Capitol. "WI
lack of 'There Mr. Killgore's discovery "lie
te in an that no law existed which could fellow'
the ex- force him into surrendering custo "He
ninently dy of the act and the amusement "W1
energy, he found in playing fast and looe ing-cl
as dili- with Mr. Mlorrow prevented fur pluck
i ate our ther progress untill yesterday. "
ae , we Finally, on the very day the act "C
e and was presented to the President to
h we ab- receive his fatal decision, comes "
from China direct the news which kind
mething solves the whole difficulty at one
therwise stroke and saves the Chief Magis- That
nuch im- trate all trouble in the premises. ofa
g people 1 Is it any wonder after such a mar-of
I climate velous series of related facts that pi
,f produc- the faith of superstitious politi- Chr
uus indus- cians in Cleveland's luck should
lant upon receive a fresh empetus.-Post G
proaching Dspatc1. gol
nust cer- -the
ong. Peir- ' The Real Cause. sha
t, is it not The article recently appearing xp
Senach oth in the Sentinel on "Woman" has the
eokint has excited considerable comment and ar
as looing much speculation as to its author- th
ration ac- ship and philosophy. That the
ce o ach facts contained therein are true,
hen ea no one seems to doubt, but. vai-j
b Ine ioes? ous speculations as to its causes
bssttive to have been advanced, "L'Ilmme
,mens tri ith- Qui Rit" in our opinion though
ndans canot wrong in so1e of his propositions,
udrves for came near the mark In his novel
rs s Aolttle suggestions of "keeping house.to
asked b k ae getherifor awhile." While we do
iaacch oth- not advocate such extremes meas
tioon o ofthe ures we do beleive that much of
nsuion o nne the unhapiness of married life
od us in one comes as the result of hasty mar
ond soon e re rages. Thereis a abnormalsen
ne xaac ct the timent abroad, the tendency of
Rn exal n the which is to discourage long court
dgin ship, but unless the parties have
t against tt - been intimately aquainted for a
aer' long time before becoming engag
_ed, reason and commotlln sense
aur, Ga., to would dictate a"long ebogagement.:
tssaysthatGe n Even the most ordinary busi
ts formerfown-ness affairs, one *ill not take a
d fhtherer oM business partner with whom he is
ormer resident so little acquainted as many young
ncedd himself peeople are when they become mar
1camdate for - ied. Can it be possible that any
bitdt now rep- sensible man will for a moment
hos.W. Grim- suppose thatless knowledge is ro-e
S i qsred of the peculiar traits of th-e
one he proposes to make his i
ner for life, and in whose I :
hIrs happincs rests, than is n
sary in selecting a business
ner whose relations to him will
er be more than a matter as at
injg dollars and cents comb...
with ordinary friendship?
Sensible persons too often
thinkingly advise short courts1
and the consequence is the m
tal vow is too often assumed :i
out a moments a moment's coll..
eratlon as to the sacredness i
the true import of the relati:
existing between the contract
C parties. Hence, we have so m ::
, divorce cases, as well as a w.::
of tears and bitterness the r,;,
it of illadvised marriages entere
St to without having acquired at,
"b imate knowledg of each oth,
1lispositions and temperament'.
| Of course we are aware of
1 fact so often repeated that the
d o reason or judgement in I ,:",
n but why is it thus? Why she'!
1t, not a sensible man or woman <
cise as much judgement in con
ship, to say theleast, as one wo:
the exercise in an ordrýary busin s
he transaction? We contend that r
the marriage entered into in the min.
ner alluded to without an intitnma
ple knowledge of each other ib n: '
If ing short of a crime, and part.
11 a who violate this law will aln:,.
con- inevitably suffer the consequel: '
ivn- in a lifetime of woe. A wt
an volume might be written on 1
how subject, but we merely yen:: ,
riies these thoughts disclaiming :
ori knowledge derived from exl
pre- ence, which is, perhaps after
iie- the best teacher.-Arcadia &: i.
from lie Ought to be Trusted.
aking There are different kinds - r
. con- pluck. They don't always inst
final the same respect and confidel
7th of A man in Arizona sent up t p,
ges fa- firm in San Francisco for as:.
mmoe. goods. They were to be furni
Sena- on credit and he gave a refere:
tion of in town. The firm called ui .k
e mat- the refference.
he 17th "Do you know this mnan in A:, i'
signed "Know him? Certainly; kr.' ,
nate, to him well."
'pitol. "What kind of a man is he?"`
covery "HIe's a splendid fellow; a g" ,
:1 could fellow."
gcusto "He's in business there isn't 1:
ssement "Why yes. Ht's an entern'
d looae ing-chap; gots lots of push a..
ted fur pluck."
3sttrday. "He's written to us."
he act "What does he want?"
n"That's all right."
ws which "Well! we'd like to know wh.d
kind of a man he is."
y at one gis- Whatkind of man he is?, Gr.'
pemises. That's what he is. He's the kii
pre maises.r- of a man who'd put up $1,000 ot..
faat s that pair of duces and never wink."
us politi- 'Thank you."-S- Frc&iw'
tus.'-Post Get to the root of things T'-:
gold mine of Scriptures are not i
- the top toil; yen must open a
e* shaft; the precious diamonds ("
appearing experience are net picked up .
opan" has the roadway; their secret plt. a
umen" and are far down. Get down into i."
its anuthor- vitality, the solidity, the tveranti
That the the divinity of the Word of G.
haae true, and seek to poses all the inw '.:
u are true, work of the blessed Spirit.-- :
its causes geosI
,I ioemme tWhen one thinks much on t',,
rop wickedness of the world and ' ,
ihinosthe strength of its oposition to 1 ."
n his novel gdspel, one is tempted to dospi i
g houseto- of its converston. At such time.'
re we eohe doeswell to recolect that, :'a
rees meas- Charles Kingsley said, "This i'
It much of God's world, and not the devil'ps.'
narried life hrist paid the price of the world' .
Shashty m ar- redemption, and in due time itwi
bnormalsen- be conquered by him.--ZMof'
-tendency of Hrald. _ _
,e long court- -
parties have Power abused and misused, i:
nainted for a about as bad a boomerang as evrc
runing engag- struck any ordinary mortal It f
M tnn n sense sure to strike sooner or later; ai! '
ebgagement't" when it does strike, stand fyOm a.i"
rdinary busi- der.
11 not take a ---
th whaom he is It is just asnecessary tokee:7
as many young salt from absorbing bad odo: ·
y become mar- I as cream. A sack of best sa4i
esibie that any standing where there is asme. ;
for a moment c " o"alo' 4.
o o ed of fish or any objectionabl -
ia.ledge tis re dor, will absorb the flavor.
iar. traits o the