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OL. I. COLFAX, GRANT PARISII, LA., SATURDAY, SEPT. 30, 1876. INO. 13.
OI lHEi) EVERY SATI'RDAY, BY
j. .. SWTEENEy
Syear, in aDll.ince,........ $2 on
motls, ....... .1 5
t9qa,1re. (I inc sipaec) first insertion,
0 11; aclub isul luient ins,o"rtion 7o cth.
Sl1f ICtions uf a square: charged as ai
al fqtaae, njler,' oth,:rwise • agreed
Carlsoto a l'er.inllal iuatllre. wlhen
ible, chanrged at duble rates.
ourl and Business Cardn,
Ssqu:rI. $.1 per year; two
('bAlgntT.' A soUSNEMNT.S -$ ..
ph ia mitt ill ev.ery ii.utautce ac
-p. 1y tlh unler.
3 asit( 6 Ils. Ivyent
Conlnon $1" ? U ¬rt( l4,
,a.. , lfe $ , J 51100
Ur All advertiemwents w u.nt to this
lwhen not orth-rwije spo-citiedl. will
it lartel till forbid, and charged ac
UOhituary and Marriage notices of
~olr lO sIJa&re inl length charged as
p' Tra,·int ;advlrtise;,'nt 'Im ]ma
lel aad\alace . qiuayclly i:uls.. !uoonthly
i althanc: yvarl' :41. iqu1artl.rl. in Uad
wa ec ,rltt Iby cnj.,:dl co,, t rct.
Sael'vrtlilwu:Jlmts are nol t ,paid for
Sham the tiel," ex.pira tOr which thiey
Lhe loetn ord.errle to It lubliaiOled, c nk.
I b coullti ued. w1 payint exacted
ilthefull tiu"e tpy appteaed its ttl
mit WORK must be paid for ton de
p. UAI.AH RIIEY,
ITH an oxjetlie:e' of tifteen years.
U, the ti'tll:,i n o0f : h1 .- . iI 1tL1
t Ifn to ls c.ollll , ol"tt. ,s n., .rviot- I
mb.I aeri1ces t to th c:llurlo. 0ol C itx
eflrroun(illntg c,.ulOlry. at aou.olt OOL
1 aOt usual tM .ct u~.
) OI..strltra asuld diseases of leunale.o
A fther and resideuce at Mirabeau.
p:au~4,elw Ctoia, Granut puash, .
CA4PTAIN PIAR)-KE IIHARRIS,
Carpenter and l3uilder,
I*-peetfully inforu,ms the citizencs of
dimat and atjoullllug i:urishll ., that all
arrk entrustcdl to I i!i will hI p. r
mru d in a aulnUtaltial iand iati-t-actory
uaaer. ool lv
trlI:.TON A, D3ITINN,
P rACTISING PHYSICIAN,
II3OMERY, GRANT PARISI1, T.A.
L U M B E I ,.
anderEoignedl takes tibs mlethod of
Sirfulming th,. citizens of (',dlax
IthoilTanodillng co.llutry. that he is pre
2 to rnishhl the le,.t of Pine Luiu
, atth,' JSaw Mill, hi\e miles fiom
Ce, t T'ol Doollars eer 'lheoeaiand
Fgs, 00r delivortd at Cilf:ox, or nliy
poiut within the sa,'e, ,i.el,, :,.
lteean olia. s peor 'T'i ue,saia t I.t.'
SVol.l- AML.C. iAws'i.
wS ,ol I-ly
rO d sixty- aw (;IN-'.IANDi)',
runinitg ,io o r. cheap i,or tCash.
iartiealar., apply at this otlice. "
Lfl, Aug. aui-4t.
'LK:IIITH AND HORSESHOER,
I athli un in rir
- .ahd wkh."
SIaki llll, r. The
haqo f lir c ollnlt " u ti t i, o ri
p6k in tlicled. mid 1 noltf
: ii if (;r~oir :auud olooiuiiig
-"that he Ihs Iwrooatooertlv leica
.I lill o'rrv- let the Woonl
Sba i.ine, iii (',O.ui.tien iith
-. t ,. Illigghioo Mood wagons
i , po t w. t.cO ,i i laid veryrthiug
.R Jio attelmcol t, anid anti
n.jd J. T, LOLTO N.
&J mOpleted lmy new Steamo
k the F'oreiy l'ace, near
o v prpaj l teo 1'i eAt4o0n, for
anal favor me with their boasi
- y aaonabl rates. A good
:oth. Gin is a GRIlT MILL,
Li he ioun every Saturda. fur
I.u.i. of th-, a ho wamt
Lq--m ~Bd. Ilk yS L"I•T,
OUR RADIX LETTER.
NEw Yon.. sept. 4, 1876.
In mvy colununenc:ation thistime.
I will neither v,,ter int, politics,
or st rive to sh w the telative status
of the aspiraidts for the White
H,iuse. I would much rathe.r take
into consideration the rings and
oonoplohes that exist here, to the
injury of the poor, and will Lt.
happy to chrotiacle matters like bth
bursting up of the monopoly is
coal, which is tnclosed. My let
ters to you wiil be of a light char
acter, and knowing the ' beanu:,
retio ement and taste of the ladies
of kRed Iiver Vail-y, among whenl
your neat little CaaumuSIC circu
iates, in iay weekly letter I wilt
glve the fashions of Gothaw.
which are the bri ton of Paiis.
My subsequent letters will b.
of more interest to your readtrs.
out . now coumence with the
I am glat. this week to chronicle
the breaking down of the gure.t
coal combination wh.ch for Lto.
years has monopolized the trade
in anthracite coal, controlled its
mining and transportation, and
regulated the prices for the counr
try to suit its own collv vlluence.
The stringency of tlhe tlnuae: iu.n
been s.tlolu zuiu 'irious of the
meuimbrs of this ring, lhuch at
imaiuny composed of railroad cor
porati.vus for some months, and at
last brought such a pressure on
them that carrying their share of
the ring's load became too great a
burden. The results were increas
ingly tqoqueul secret bmeaubea lt
agreement in .the cutting of prices,
and now the whole thing has fall
en to pieces by its own weight. It
is therefore a ray of sunshine
thrown upon the prospect of the
:;proachang winter that fuel wlii
be within thce reach of more peo
ple than for years past.
The most unpleasant thing it
about. mt;.slqntoes- t!ley beung
worse here at present than they
are in altv swamp in Louidlana.
Now is the seasoun when the New
Jerusy un:r.,hes and Long Island
e:tIsob bit. , theyn vampires so
l.rge th.ti zn-my of them hare to
take t:e tirrvi'oat to get across t,
tlhs c;ty. This may seem a little
str 'i4,c or even exaggerated to
partn r,. idng at a distance, but
all sach tlsualt remember that it is
t newa~pal.per rman'a duty to tell the
w, hole truth numfl:nebingly, eve.n
thougih ie thereby jeopardizes his
repant: tin for strict veracity. Still
I shouoll be sorry to have even one
of vour readers lose confidence in
me. so I will try and neutraiiz.
any ill effect which might result
from the above statement by re
peating ore which was told me iat
confidence this morning by a friend
of mine, also a journalist. This
statement, which was made under
oath (that is, accompanied by con
siderable profanity) rans as fol
lows : My friend relates, that on
retiring to bed last night after the
few glasses of beer his physician
prescribes as a tonic, he sunk at
once into a refreshing slumber.
But a few minutes had elapsed,
however, when be was roused to a
semi-conscious condition by feeling
something walk over hi, chest.
Supposing it only to be the dog he
made a peas at it, which caused
the weight to be removed, but
which started a peculiar noise
something like a steamboat whis
tle, only not near so steady. But
the beer bad a strong sedative in
fluence and so my friend sunk off
arain to a eonousd dream about
Levy's coming down from Gil
more's and saillng aroun'd Li
rou0111 on a cornet whichii kept up a
droning blast of sulpruatural
power. The next thing he kuet
somtething took hohl of bis ear
with a )pair of red hot pinclers
I anI hiauled Lsh half ,IIt of bed.
A wdd blow in the dark released
him, but started up the cornet
again. Thlen ihe reali~ed as fully
as the beer wouhl permit, that it
•was dealing with a New w ,rrly
mosquito. Of the rel.timulllg bort
rors of that night y poor friendit
could not brimng hlimlsel '* sipeak.
Saltic.e it to ni( tCia lea!l II r'iligm
cime he found th,,t lie hald I,':cked
both his eyes, flatrtened his Iese
and brougl:t ,ut one cheek tio look
hke the nIIUIips; anid being still t
little Imore dazed with the battle,
and the beer ile got uip ilid ha'
tlilsels arrested for itssanu~ls iln
Oatterv. But the inuuigrant front
Jersey only lilghlied ciart les.l? ,
satretched him..elf olce or twice.
kicked a I:lue of ., lass out ,'f the
front window awd saileJd over to a
ineigltboriig ;rete to get it lit' le
rest avld pl''tics e tice s'adle. a:whil,
just to keepl his tcvce it trill.
I retmarked to -ilny frienl that I
thought his mnlosqnito tale 'las the
wtddest thing I had ever known,
biut be mIuist have rlisutlderstood
uwe for he replied that for sadness
it waisu't a eirci'i;tsta'uL e to the
mUos.Iluto's other evul.
I have giveni tlil t or) just as it
was toli to nse, and I suhiit to
.tny iupr..jijnil d re(tder, if of the
two he wouldn't rather believe my
asiertoua about the ferry boats?
MstlurosMExRm, LA., Septa $3; '16.
Editor Ctltno'tcL :
Ii your litstie of the 9th inst.,
I find a huge question propound
ed by East End, the same pur
porting to have originated on Big
Creek, Grant parish, Ia., and tes
the origin is extremely doubtful I
am very much disposed to doubt
the capacity of East End to pass
judgment upon the question s a
•'lagrant violation of law." I will,
,esk End End a few questions,
ltld Jdeiiltal his answer over his
.i'v proper co.utlomen, which will
the better entable me to deterlin:.e
apon the propriety of propounding
a more Iuportant interrogatory,
rhe answer to which we will Jeare
to a higner tribunal.
Slppoa.e A. is B.'s agent, and B.
is indebted to A. in the sum of
onie hunidred dolliry, and also to
C. D. and F. in a like sum; now,
if A., as agent, collects fifty dol
lars Lelonging to B., anIt cret!lts it
Ul'on his o ii Cnote instead of C.,
D. or F.'s notes, tdo you term that
"a flagrant violation of law," or is
it a fl;agrant v.,litLioon of IttY tutig
tlonest's, equity or Lt naL ?
ap you klw what Lc.snstltuted
site ltagIrant vwilatiuu of law tor
which I was remt ved from the
.:lice- of Pariash fl'reaseurer, and
which you term "' e proasutuimg
the positou,'" etc.?
Not being idhug to Ibehete that
.)u' weret prperl'y IAiUtlllotmet as to
the caUse ot m3) emlo',tAal, anti, as
I feet the thing wa.s done juT ia
personal injury and to cast a slur
agaiust m cunaracs er, and knowing
that the same has becen sube
quently usmetd to myv indivildual
injuri, and as the "whereas."
in the ordinanc:oe of the Police
Jury accuses min of "uatng con
trary to law;" theretore, 1 will ex
'T'be parish of Granit owes me
ovel" $1000ti, all of which has been
(ue for over four years-desigua
ted by certificates Nos. 1 and 2,
No. 1 being for attorney's fees, and
ialling for $500. I received from
the f'ax Collectors, as Treasurer.
die sum. of $135 50 ordinary or
unappropriated funds. Legally,
hisi Lund could not be approprit
ted to anything until all ordinary'
*,ebta were paid; i. e., couhl not
to' specially appropriated. Of the
albove sum I credited $90 to cer
titi.0ate No. 1, and reported at'!ie
to the Jury. It so happened that
this deleateut the design of all
"i ,rfiSaIrz. (Llutl itaut p.olaullgitedt)
II, pay to lon. % . F. Blackmailan
1 te slu.u tt $50 on a cl.,itu of $2151
i tle soui ILx ilOtIINts agro fOi attor
n.-y ' fees. .1ly claim", as well as
.i r. IackmLn.tu'., are clashbed among
the ordin.&ry claious against the
Thlj is the act the alohce Jury
pr)onounces "tconitrary to law," and
SoU, Eal~t End, "a Lingrant viola
tion ot law, nild the proititutlng
!fi the ,noml io." Now, E.Lst End,
if you are dlisposed to be honest, I
/.k, call you see anything tagranit
lit ite ciretiltunig cetllticute No. I
wan (th euiu of $'.I0, it beinlg due
ovrl mur ~.ars, wilde .Mlajor Black
Au;,t , cla w wVaR due a;.#duL Nix
Soullt 's ,al. a0l L tlili for altor
e-)'a ftees -line allowed by the
statute o t the State, the other al
lousd tpou an illegal contract
Ito provuison being made for its
Iaymeut it the ordtuanuce author
Ilzng his employmeut. -but, sop
pos,. I had paid it on any other
ordinary debt against the perish
allowed by the jury--would there
have been aunytbing criminal,
or fliagrant in that ?
W. L. RZcaieoa.
S" The Indiane.
Nsw Yola, Sept. 13.-A Bis
mark, D. T.. dispatch of the 7th.
says: A Standing Rwck letter da
ted the 12th, says an Iudian ar
rived last night from the hostile
camp, with a message from seven
hostile chiefs. He is known to.
have left this agency about three
weeks ago for the hostile camp.
While he does not claim to have
been with Sitting Bull, he says he
was with another much larger
camp, where lodges and Indians
covered all the prairie. He re
ports the Indians as abundantly
supplied with fresh meat, buffalo
and antelope being in great abuu
dauce. They are are also reported
to have nmore arms and aumanui
tion than they know what to do
with. They daily watch the meill
who are engaged in building the
post on Tongue river, andl lsa at
one time they could have destroyed
another Itly of troops its they did
Custer and his band, but they
thtiught they were going horne
and for thalt rea;tsoil did liOt care to
diat.rtl I lhem. This is supposed
to havt, beenl (tGeceral Mie awni
his regiluelit, when they started
back fo.iti the Ytellwstone.
Thiev are aiixious to treat for
Setace,.aUd do nt cire to tight the
col.ler.' if the" are lt ,lotte; hit
if they are- tot they will tight for
years if lieceesary'. The a riter
says that .aeveral of t1 bainds re
fl-e I to be connite, anul rati-,li
wetre aecAcrhingly withheld from
them. O.e cI ief, who hlad
aumiIlttet ito the couinit, rtfuseI to
ireceive Ias r;ation and scattered
tlhem , tthe groild It is clai:uel
that the coilnt, thugi not com
pleted, will not shiw more than
half the nutbler of Indi:ans which
the agent claired to have been
iisuitg to. Th,,ugh new sunp
llhes have not arrived, full rations
of flour and half rations of sugar,
coffee, tobaecco and bacon were
iauad. Th. correspondent claim
the Indians received full as much
undler this issue ats they hal for
merly receivceol fr double the num
ber of lodges.
C;apt. C('olins has been detailed
to assist Lieut. Roach in the count
of refractlry lodges.
Intelligence from Fort Thomson,
D. T., of Sept. 3. stays advices re
ceived from Fort Pleree, and sub
seqjntitly co.tirned. report that. a
party of five mhu-n were killed Iy
I the Jlldians near \Vakuipa iea on
their way to the Black Hills.
ThIe u.,ssacre took plae unear
the head of *ica, and it is thought
th-tt some of the party must have
got away auItd penett) ratteid the foot
hills as far as Crook City, from
which place a force of tifty miners
came out to open the ro.ul to Mis
It it reporthd these were attack
ed and surrhounded an,| held cor
railed on the bills for a.whole day,
when a mess en.er escapedA and
went to the lilla for reinforce
meats. £wenty othiors came out
to the assistance of the besieged
and rescue-i them.
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£lTR3ACT Fo.i AN ACT.
To provide for the r ctsion and ror
redion (f the lied f reyi4ered
oters o"f the State; the apptint
mernt f the various ftirs I/ere
for, and to pres:ribe the daUees,
powers and conpet.Gatein of the
same; to pre.<crde certain dutles
for the srilouns of the cemeteries
(f New Orleans; to prescrihe the
penalelws for the vtolation of this
lim, and to provide for a newu
rgistralion fur the. qalajid vuters
* * * *
Section 37. Be it further en
cted, etc., That if any person up
on any false representation, or by
the production of any forged, false
or spurious naturalization certoti
cate, or upon any such certificate
not duly issued according to the
acts of Congress; shall cause his
name to be pl.aced, or shall attempt
to have his name placed upon any
book of registration for election
purposes, or ujl any hat of qual
itied electo's, authorized or re
quired to he malde by any law of
this State, or shall vote or attempt
to vote at any election, every such
person on conviction thereof shall
be 'lij.it,eled guilty of a misde
umeanuor, andt shall be sentenced to
iumprisounlent for a term of nt
less than twelve months; an-l rv
ery person who sh ill aid or abet
any other person in such false rep
reseutation or attempt, shall on
ct nviction thereof, be adjudged
gulllty if a tuisnttuleaor, anti suf
rera like pehti;ty.
Se. 38. Be it further enacted,
etc., That if any person shall frau
dulenLly alter, adtl to, deface or l
destroy anly list of voters made out
or posted, as lirectel by this act,
or atny book of registration, or
te"ar down any lpo+ter or nlOtice, or
remove the satie from the place
h.vere it hibs bhen tixed Irdeposit
edt. for alty improper purpose. the
person so olttlldlilg shall be deem
e.I guilty of a misdemeanor, and,
onu colniction thereof, saill be
pnuishedl by ta fine not exceeding
ive ttnudlred ,nor less than one
,one hundlredl dollars, and by im
pr'sounUent for niot lmore than
1twelvc nor iess th;ai three months,
Iat tie ulserlloll ou,[ tie clourt.
u'tle[: Ca.n W. LowELr.,
pleaker ,,f .Ih: House of itlps.
lgned: 'C. C'. ASToI.s
Lt. (ivy. .mdl Prt-s't of tile Senate.
ApuproveIi July 24. 1871.
Slgned: \VWsILL P. KELt.ooG,
iGovernor of the state of Louislana.
A true copy:
Aslataut Secreltary of State.
The Auditor has refused to con
nione his order remitting the pen
slties on tax-collectioms oade be-u
fore October 8. After that date
tax-payeru who refuse to pay will
h-ve to pay pnualti. alo. -
Value of the £me Hog.
The Es-ex is justly esteemed as
one of the most valuable breeds c."
hogs for the South. It was origin
4ted by the late Lord WesterM, of
Euexphire, England, and has since
been extensively bred and dissemn
inated by W. Fisher Hobbs, who
had unsaual facilities for obtain
iug the very best animals, on
which he has made considerable
unmprovemeuts. This breed is said
to have carried off a very large
proportion of the prises at the
shows of the justly celebrated
Smithfield Club, England. The
Essex was deriver. from a cross of
the native hogs of Essexshire with
the Neapolitan; they closely re
semble the last named, both in
form and color, but have bette'
form and size, much more hardi
ness, and a better constitution.
Stevens, iLis Book of the Farm,
says that ie"r saw a breed of
hogs equal to the Essex in the dis
position to fatten. They are ex
ceedingly gentle, indisposed to
travel far, could attain, if 'ept
long, great weight, and are so
compact in form, and small of bone
and ofll,. that they invariably yield
gretjer weight of pork than was
judged before being slaughtered;
and ,more delicious ham was never
cured than they afford.
The EIssex is usually black.
Sticklers foe color my thatn the
spotted .ssex is no E:exz at aI.
The color, however, is not 'kin
deep, it being entirely confined to
the hair and outer or scarf skin.
When dressed by the usual mode
of scalding and scraping, the sakin
is white. The meat is of superior
quality, the fat being firm and the
lean tender, fine grained, and rich
in flavor. They also, like the
Berksaires, are quite free from
cutaneous diseases, their akims be
ing usually smooth and healthy,
however much they are exposed to
the sun and mad. And as com
pared with the Suffolk, they attain
greater weight at a year old; but
they resemble the Suffolk in every
tbrng except color, are more hardy
and yield a larger proportion of
lean meat.-Rural Caroliqian.
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FOUCDEA Im Hoasss.-Take a
table.poouful of pulverized alum,
pull the horse's tongue out of his
mouth as far as possible, and
throw the alum down his thijat;
let go of his tongue and hold up
his head until be swallows. In six
hours' time (no matter how bad
the founder) he will be tit for
moderate service. I have seen
this remedy tested so often with
perfect success, that I would not
make five dollars difference in a
horse foundered (if dlone recely)
and one that was not.
GoonD VrErWuaa.--luto a clean
barrel put a half bushel of fresh
quack hme; pour on boding water
alLica.ct to cover it sir inches;
stir unatl well slaked; then pour
on about twelve gallons of boiling
water, amd stir in; have ready two
pounds of rice flour, boiled to a
thin paste., and stir in; add two
and a balf gallons linseed oil, two
pounds of blue vitriol, and two
pounds of Spanish whiting. Stir
all in while the mixture is hot, and
apply with a brush at yoeur leisure.
Now is a good tmae for people
to attend to their lets mrlems