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cUBscrPT'rloN: $200 PER YEAR.
Saturday, - November 12, 1892
At thts writing every thing points
to a triumphant victory for the
Clevelhad ticket and straight Dem
ovran;y. Fromi the returns received
iu to yestrday morning everything
goes to show that the people of the.
United Stattes are not by any means
prepared to geceive and adopt the
centralizing views inculcated bb the
Republican party, and the vote in
favor of the successful ticket is so
pronounced that there can be no
doubt but the doctrine of equal
rights taught by true Democracy will
continue to be recognized as the
corner stone of the government
fabric for sometime to come.
The vast importance attached to
the defeat of Benjamin Harrison for
the 'residency on Tuesday lastis re
alized and fully appreciated by but a
few out' of the many hundreds of
taousands of voters, though the
victory won, Indicates that a large
majority of the people were to somec
extent aware of the threatened dang
Tne truth is, the future destiny of
these United States turned upon
Tuesday's exercise of suffrage, and
had Mr. Harrison been successful,
with both Houses il accord, a series
of bills would speedily have been en
acted that would perpetuhte' the
power of his party beyond peradven
tore, until the people rose in their
might to trample tyranny and cen
tralization.under foot. It is evident
that "there is a divinity that shapes
our ends, rough hew them as we
may." This land of the free and
home of the brave, was hot prepared
under the guidance of Divine Provi
dence to wear the Foree bill yoke so
methodically prepared by the late
dominant party to wipe out every
vestige of States rights and individe
vox roIrL!, vox DTEl.
The people spoke in their might
al over the continent on November
the 8th, and emphatically declared
that the contemplated course of Mr.
Hanrison and his henchmen in the
event of victory, was contrary to the
spirit and genius of ourgovernmentas
laid down by the fathers,and they un'
der the wise guidance of the Supreme
Ruler of the Universe put an estopagd
to the destruction of this grand
and glorious government. A ecrime
they contemplated doing,and had they
. been successful, a crime they would
certainly have done; and a crime,
which because of its enormity, would
make coming generations book on
aghast as its history would roll on
adown the coridors of time.
But thank God the offense against
humanity's most sacred rights on
this continent was not permitted to
take place: The upright and high
mindedi representatives of the peo
plc, Cleveland and Stevenson, are
elected. They will hold the reins of
government, and conduct the affair,
in the interest of the people. In
the discharge of their high duties
they will be seconded by a Detin
ooratic House with an ample majori
ty, and a Democratic Senate for the
tlst time in many years. Sg. down
goes the centralizerq, who attempted
to trample upon liberty, to their po
htical graves, unwept, unhonored
tai COLORD VOTER.
In the history of our experience
among sufiragas in ante helium
days, we have often been disgusted
with the demagoguery that used to
lead gangs of unrthinking white men
in political directions that they
weredisinclined to go, permitting
themselves to be perstladq~ to pur
sue a o'urse contrary to their own
con.vtetons. Indeed'this was long
ago a common praotce in erowded
otties and smay be so to this day for
all we know, but such doings were
always depreeoted by the right
itnidet men amosgbolt Whge -ail
SWe refer to this by way of em
parson with the eplored vote in
Esat O 1 ei dtumdayr last. It
was currntly repo led early in the
day that tb~ ,eolro votero would
met go to the peolls, because they
away, for wJ reasons we have
been unable t.learn; but the in
structions w v
to a consider e or
5th prec re' t
785 registered voter on 229 Votes
were cast, 212 for Cleveland and
Stevenson and 17 for Harrison and
Reid. This. was the Providence
precinct. In the whole parish oly
189 vote w.er.e polled, ltas lthan
ope half of- the, registered.naumber.
The colored people who did vote
to make up this number were res
tive under the restraint attempted
to be placed upon them, $nd plossi
bly belonged to a different faction
of the Republican party from the
leaders who assumed the right to
control their suffrage.
It was sincerely hoped by. many
of our most prominent white citizens
that at the recent election there
would have been no political ju
gling done by the colored people in
the face of the important issues in
volved, in whieh .both white and
black were equally ihterested, at
any rate as, far as the congressional
issue was conceruel. Indeed many
of the prominent colored people had
signified their intention to support
Mr. Boatner for Congress, .not on
political grounds, but on account of
his efficiency in levee matters for
their protection, by which they and
their families would be materially
benefitted, and a full vote for him at
least was expected. But such was
not the case on Tuesday last, which
is much to be deplored, seeing the
inmutual interests that exist and the
harmony that has prevailed for
sometime past between the races.
The real hard working men are not
to be blamed in this matter. They
are not siufficently informed for such
movements. It is the colored politi
cian presuming in his pride upon the
numerical strength of his race that
leads them astray and away, from
the white people they have for years
been cultivating amicable relations
with in their relative stations. He is
the mischief maker; he is the one to
Iblaie; it is he who teaches them to
degrade and dishonor the right of
suffrage so unceremoniously heaped
upon them, and as long as he is per
mitted to control these ignorant votes
at his beck and call, there will be no
satisfactory elections held here for
the gountry's good. The colored
voter as he is now controlled, is an
unknown and unreliable quantity in
public affairs, and will remain so as
long as he submits to his colored
From "Land and Sea", a New Or
leans 5 columnr, 8 page monthly, we
have clipped a considerable portion
of a spirited article on "levees and
outlets," written by Hon. 8. Taylor
Jackson, Representative from our
sister parish. of West Carroll, which
will be found elsewhere in'this issue,
and to which we invite the thoughtful
attention of our readers.
There is much good sound com
mon sense displanyed in the views
given expression to by Mr. Jackson.
His ditch comparison reads plausible
and pleasantly natural; but a plan
tation ditch, the work of men's
hands for drainage pusposes alone
along side the mighty, ever chang
ing and uncontrolable Mississippi
river, is such a very insignificant
thing that the comparison verges
close on to the ridiculous; yet, as
far as it goes, it is a good exemplar
of the laws governing hydraulics.
The problem of protecting the
valley from inundation is still in its
infancy. It is but little over forty
years ago since the idea of levees
for general protection was introduced.
Then each ripatian proprietor pro
teoted his own front at his own ex
pense, and threw up ridges in the
low places in the rear. The outlets
were all open in those days, and as
the'river rose in this immediate sec
tion, it entered River Bayou just
above town, came into the lake and
passed out and on down through1
Baxter and Bayou Teneas. thel
levees then on the front were from
three to four feet high; now they arce
from twelve to ifteen feet high.
The water then spread over -all the
low ground in the interior;: now it is
confined to its channel except in case
of a erevasse, which bhas been a comu
mon ananual occurrence on both sides
of the river up to last spring, when
the eastern slie levees between Vileks
burg, and 1reinphi were held intact
and the interior kept high and dry.
We mention this to account for the
di.parity in the embanilkients then
So.Wi:sy with Mr. JaetI. that
the bi of the river.s rising every
year lbeEase of the annual deposit
being eonaned within much more
narrow sprce tha. heretofore. The
engineers say it is the steadily in
oreaidg volume of water confned
within thue sabankusenJ by the e
teotiom of the levee 'Pte QLe baa
demanded the continuous increase in
be moFmso trutlalon
therefore patience, common sense
and sound argument only should be in
dulged in when discussing this ques
*tiop., Dogmatic deqldra}ions =prove
nothing, either for outlets or levees.
Nature is an ' ecellnefit pointer.
While nature, science and human re
search combined. will, in due time
beyond doubt, solve this intricate
and all important question.
Mr. Jackson says "secure the
channel by revetments along the
banks, and-there will soon be no ne
cessity of building levees along the
stream," whikh is much easier said
than done. W itpess the disappear
aace of nearly all the revetments,
rocks, matrrasses and dydraulic
works, the labor of years, done in
the Providence reach with a view to
strengtheninmug and deepening the
channel. Where' are they ? Gone:
Leaving not a rack behind.
Levee work as a protection frpm
overflow, is in its infancy, and es
pecially-so is the work of improving
the navigation of the great river with
unstable hanks and overwhelming
Mr. Jackson's views are well
worthy of attention as a contribution
towards the solution of the question
of outlets and levees, but muich
more has to be done before either
the one side or the other will be able
to excisim, "Eureka."
To the Banner.Democrat :
The Commercial-Herald's returns
show, that in addition to the Solid
South, Cleveland carries New York,
Indiana, New Jersey, Connecticut,
Delaware, Illinois, Wisconsin, part
of Michigan and California, making
30u electoral votes in the College.
Ohio in doubt.
THE VOTE IN EAST CARROLL O0,X
Harrison and Cleveland and
5 17 212
6 14 21'
7 1 173
9 9 84
Majority for Cleveland ............. 12.')
Precinct. Gunby Webb. Boatner.
5 4 199
6 18 207
4 22 18`;6
Boatner's majority over all ........ 140
The 4,580 banks in the United
Kingdom of Britain, have in their
vaults $1,548,771 in silver coin.
The Homestead strikers are about
to start a co-operative steel works in
opposition to the Carnegie Company.
The clolera still lingers in Ham
burg, Germany. An oc'asional
death only occurs from the disease.
The fund raising committee for the
Jeff Davis monument are moving
right along with their business suc
The worlds' coinage of gold and
silver in 18L1 foots up at follows:
Gold $119,183,755. Silver $135,
Wheat in St. Louis last week was
lower than ever before known in that
city. It was quoted at 66 5-8 cents
Riots in Spain with shontin~s of
"down with the government, long
live the Republic," are becoming
Fainie prevails in several portions
of Mexico. In the neighborhoo4 of
Z~acateeas the people are actually
starving for want of food.
Three-fourths of the spindles in
the English cottvn factories are idle,
because of the general strike that
prevails among the workmen.
There are only fifty-one Cardinals
of the Catholic Church now livings
Eightyrsix wearers of the purple have
died since Leo's asccession to the
There are now in circulation one
and two dollar bills to the amount of
$66,978,000, $6,972,455 standard
llvei' dollars sad 166,986,408 in
It has been carefultu etimuated
that a .crop of 8,400,000 bales of
American eottoo will be needed to
supply the consumptive demands,
while the prospect is that the crop
wail barey remob 7,000,000.
Outlets vs The All Levee Sytem.
a rised that the most people
Whil tblhisa mistake, d
wrong. It is no thieory--no fanciful
idea or suipposition,but a fact, a practi
cal, scientific fact that nature teaches,
an+ra irobltiAhtalurqg has, dq
strated, and whose laws are as correct
tad lmatu ttsbitrs- rthegrestet
HiaisF *and .id as.plaaiA id as 'prdst
caias the ldraining f. eOsr fields. .Thu
rivers are to thb cotinefts what the
ditches are to our farms, only on a
much larger and grander scale. The
laws of hydraulics and hydrostatics
are simple and plain enough, and re
quire no ,'Grecian lore or Latin
strength" to unravel. The laws of
velocity and the laws of gravity are
true and compatible, but I sl11l not
detain to discuss these laws, as it is
not at all pertinent or necessaty just
here. The Mississippi, then. Is' bpt,a
large drain or ditch for the gretLwater
sheds lying between the Rocky and
the Allegheny mountain ranges, and
this water, true to the law of hydrau
lies, ieeking, its level, and wints "mad
rush to the sea," has plowed out a
chaunel, a ditch, or river, that needs
only to be deepened and straightened
in order to capacitate its discharge for
all requirements-ln order to make it
carry off in proportion as it receives'
that is, as is the solrce of supplly ,ao
must be the means of discharge; and
how best to, do this is the question.
Nature and common sense point out
the only,: remedy, the only way by
which it can 'be accomplished. BIuti
as by artificial means re have hindered,
so by artilicia! means we wilt have to,
and'must assist nature. As we have
hemmed in and prevented the escape
of the water and the sdliment, and
thereby raised the bed of the river. so
now we must, in addition to straight
ening, dre Iging ,and deepening the
channel, not only open up all the nat
ural outlets, such as the Atchtfalya.
Lafourehe, Plaquemine, etc., but
create artificial drains through Bonnet
Carre, Lake Borne and Barataria,
which will serve to relieve the strain
on the levees and reduce the floodtide
of the river until the channel will even
tually deepen and accommodate itself
to the requirements, or rather until
the main drain, the Mississippi, can be
deepened and straightened, which will
greatly increase the velocity of the
current and make its diichargin'
capacity commensurate with the mnflow
Yes, apply the same common sense
met hods that are employed in the
draining of our farms. Instead of
piling up the dirt along the banks of
the river, take the dirt out of the bed
and fill in the low places, and thereby
make more space below the level of
the surface for the water to occupy,
and you will thereby reduce the flood
tide just that much, and as you
straighten, dredge and deepen, secure
the channel by revetments along the
banks, and there will soon be no neces
sity of building levees along the
stream to hinder commerce, obstruct
the view and mar the beauty of the
stream and of the surrotdnding country;
those unsightly, mountainous levees
that are so much expense to the got
ernment and such a source of annoy
ance and menace to the rnparian
owners, and which are ever and anon
caving off into the river, filling up the
c.hannel, and letting the water pour
broadcost over devastating the country
and leaving sorrow and ruin in its
wake. Yes, dig out the channel,
deepen and straighten the ,,ditch,"
and all will be well, and overflows will
become things of the past, unheard of
and rusemberel only as a thing or a
practice of the barbarous ages, when
men Ihst their reason and sought alone
for gold ignoring security, prosperity
and happiness. Yes, I am opposed to
the levee system per se, but I believe
that outlets in connection therewith
are an absolute necessity, as without
them the higher you build your levaes
and the more you bem in the water
aind the sediment the more you raise
the bed of the river, and thereby in
creasethe possibility and the danger of
overfows by the giving way of theem
Yours very truly,
$. T. JAcKoso.
Proceedings of the Fifth District
DELTA, MADISON PARIBH, LA.
MONDAY, Oct. 16, 1892.
Pursuant to a call of Mr. F. L. Max
well, President of the old lHard Oem
minlssioners, the newly aplpointed Ora
lmissioners presenting their 'omnmis
sions and being duly qualified, the
nmeeting was celled to order for the
purpose of organiation.
"There wre prelent: W. G. Wyly.
and Jno. A. Bucknuer, of East C'trroll
A. S. Co.lthari and J. rl. Giltoil, of
Madison ; C. C.Cordill and A. E. New
ton, of T'reases; V. WP. Ogden uad J. B
Hliserodlt, of Councordl paprih.,
Mr. F. l[ Ma. .ell called Mr.' Buack
enor to the chair. . ..
On motion oflMr.: C. COdiftl the
Boardr went leo permanet .tganisl.
Mr. Colltuarp nominated Mr. W. P.
Ogden Presidrent. which was secouded
rddill, and there being no
inal ion, Mr. Ogden was oun
lyl ected Prevident.
. Ogden areouaeed that lthe
e of a Secretary was next I
r. JIseredti moulsted WV. H.
Shields for Seeretary, which was seeo
ended by Mr. Gilfoil. Nooti mi
nations being made, Mr.
~ imou cted.
ldomniell be fixed at t town o Delta
in the parish of Madison, and all meet
ings be held at Delta, Madison parish,
and that the Secretary be allowed to
pA hi bq d aper t 'Jlis,
On motion of M r. Cordill, the follow
SWhereas it. is, matter of great di0
4uhy, lmost impoessibllty to staintain
the telegraph line alot~ t-he ' Keasp"
t retch in Teesu parish, unless the
line is permitted on tie levee; and
hvlereas said telegraph line is of great
talue to the levee interest of this Dis.
trict, especially during the high water
period and was partially built by
idonation front tbis board; therefore.
Be it resolved, That the Honorable
Secretary of War of the United States
be and hq is hereby respectfully re
quested tp permit the use of the said
f'Kemrp" levee to said telegraph line
for the purpose of running aiaM main
ltauiing the same thereon.
Be it further resolved, That the
ee,'etary of this board is hereby in
structed to forward a cppy of this reso,
lotion to the Secretary of uar, astd.a
copy to Capt. John Miljis.
The President was also-requested to
communieate with - the Secretary of
Mr. J. B. Snyder was requested to
'read his finauctlal rport,. which was
read and accepted.
* Mr. P. L Maxwell's report, as Pregi
dent, was read and'accepted.
.)n motion of Mr:Coithtrp, the fol
row*ing resioultion was offered:
SResolved. That the Preslident of the
Board be requesttd to cshmnunfltte
with Capt. Townsend Ito regard to the
building of the "Villa Vista" levee tile
T,,cvee Board easumting the high watet
protection of the levees;' and it is
further requested that , the President
with Mr. UII B, Tlotnop be requested
to iidit. Capt. Townsund iq person re
garding this and other wiork, anji that
the Board pay their expenses.
The I'resiienut - appoiuted on the
Executive Committee the following
ustniseionetr : Mr; A. S. Coltbrap anid
Mr. Jtto. A. Bickner, heIbeing ex-otfice
is President of said contnittee.
lie appointed ont the Finance Com
mittee the following counlissioners:
Mr. J. A. Gilfoil, Mr A. E. Newton
and Mr. J. B. tliserodt.
The Executive Committee deferred
taking any action on matter presented
for their consideration.
The Finance Committee made the
following report, which was accepted
and approted by the Board.
To the.Board of Commissioners of the
6th Levee I)istrict.
We, the Finance C(ommittee of your
said Board beg leave to make the
W\e examined very carefully the
books and account of Mr. J. B. Suyder,
the retiring Secretary, all of which we
L~uuntl correctly and relttly kept.
We also examinied and approved the
bills and account as follows :
Union Oil Co.. I1, W. 1890 . ..... 88 88
"" " " 192.......... 2300
S ' let ....... Cb0
W. , Brown. telegrams .......... 63 33
J. M. Kenuqedy. engieder services,. 71 a(
W. C. .fichie. servicesa as assessor. 100 00
Delta Trust A Backing Co', ex
change ....................... 2 4
Jas. Beard, Inspector services H.
W .1. l ...................... 000
J. C. Bass, for back tax contract.. 80I)
L Wiles. inspector ....... ..... t 00
Peter Matheraon. tor 1 W 189t... 63 00o
H McGiure for ilW 1821 ....... 4000
Scott Pens. Clerk of Court (suit
Holmes vs Coltharp).... .... 1 25
Arnotld & Co.. H W t11 :......... 270 15
W 11H Benjimin.sseka for H W 18i2 15 70
J H Riley. iuspecLor tor if W 1$W 209 00,
IJas heard. inspector ,L.W 1ti2.... 0 50'
J B Snyder. salary and ofllee ex's. 140 44
W Il shields & Co., for baek tax
contract..................2..... 01 b2
Parish of Coneordla. for services of
levee guards............. .....125091
F L Maxwell, expenses to River
ConimiJssiron ............... 12 00
J Stein & Co.,rsterial 1892 ....... S tr2
J Stein & Co,,pay roll l019........ 64 0
Total ........................ 14,088 7
J. 1. G ILFOIL,
(Signed.) A. E- NhW WI'ON,
J. B. HH18ItOLY',
On motllon of Mr. Coltharp the fol
Ioing re.olutiou was offered:
Resolved, ''hat the presideut of
this Board in. authorized to sell bonis
now olt ha1d1 aIlnotnting to 36,00Q,
and ntegoitiatig for the sale of a
further issue of bonds to the amount
of $160,000 proceeds to be applied to
paymlrlt of otltstantding warranltts and
cnlstruc ing the neces.ary levee work
of this district as simownby the report
ol thel State Board Engineers.
On Motion of lhiserodt the tollowilug
resolution was offered.
Resolved, That thie President of this
Btoard be authorized to ascertain if
(apt. Millii will include the repairs of
the riile Point and Grasmere levees mn
the work to be done by the United
States autlior;ties. And i case bhe will
not have this work done, that the
President ofthis Board be au:borized
to contract for the repair of said
Ont motion of Mr. Colthsrp theim fol
lowing ipropositio( wasoffered:
To the iionortble President and Merm
bhers of the 56th Louisiana Levee
Board now in session.
I agree to take the work from Duck
Port to alpper end of Town Place to
New Scott levee at S0 es. to be paid
in Bonds at 60 esta. on the $1.00. I
further agree to put a banqgnet in rear
Sof Willow Slough levee for 10 cts. per
Respeetfully submitted for your
consideration, F. L. MAXWELL.
On moti-bn of Mr. Wyly the tollow
..hg resolution wat offered:
. tesolved, ThM.tthe Presblent of this
Board be antlorized to advertise sad
let out the work .of enitermant of
.,e levees' :st, From ,Wilsom PoiSt
to Doan a Vi~ta,. and 21i Arlingtmon;
Brtd, Lake Provideneoe to' Wry'. 4th,
From Basa' G(i 1o AqIaa'co. Said
sork to'be-lpsd'forla., bemdb el iof
l -vl.r B,,ard. .. '"
f)i mtion tfIr Mr. Wvyl: "
temelved, That the Pre4sktnt of the
L-vee Bomrd be auwLdtlsned to exeeo.e
atn acset retinqui'thig in favor of F·. F.
Montgomery all title of the 64 acre' ini
S.etion 10, T;t, R. 12, being thut
of the Oakland plantatioum purchased
by said 14optgomry from Leonard
and that Of itse atV iniOe7o ,
reeogn»ried by thi6 Iar8, prwtdedf
that said Mo.ntgoc toy . an
amount equal tot it
was forfeited to
tion Uan a
amount of I upon acres.
On motion of . yly:
Resolved, That the local commlssioa
ere of each parish are hereby authoris
etomke cottrStq for digging oat
arlll rkIt Aýed's 'repairiug the
levees injured thereby.
Ing of. the Board pof Commission r a!
jourqedto seet on trh 4th of Ieveps
W. F QG&P'EN. ireal4eut.,
Attest: W. II. Sxaasu, $eretary,
We find the tollowi'ug in Mmnday
evening's States relative to the effect,
of the strike on the papers medtion
Mr. Page M. Baker, managing
editor said the Times-Democrat will
appear otthe streets as nsunr to,
morrow morning. If the men who
have left our ecmpoeition room
choose to return by 8 o'clock this
afternoon we will again put them tol
,"If. they do not adopt this course
we will put others to work in their
places. Every man Who was em
ployed in the compoeition room of
the T.-D, voted against the strike.
".They had. noting to complain
of and they regarded the strike asa,
dishonor to them; in faes'they class
ed it as illega! .aid unjustifiable inl
MR. NAT BUTRBAJ K
one of the editors of the Picayune,
told the reporter that-his paper was
dependent on the Typographical,'
Union. If the ien did' not retuorn
to work no effort wiuld be mde' to
print the Pic to-night.
Mr. Burbank.eaid that his paper
stood by the union for twenty years,
in fact had an iatertaLuanion before
the Typographical union was organ
ized, and he did not'think that the
printers should have' treated it in
the manner that they did.
M]ESSRS. DUFOUR AND DONNET,
proprietors of the New Orleans Bee,
said that their paper would come
out as usual in the morning whether
the striking printers returned to
work or not,
The Bee had a contract with the
city for publishing the eity printing
in the French laenguage, and they in.
tended to carry ont z he provisiods of
that contract even 'if it was found
neceieary to employ non.ulion
The shortage in notton receipts
Novembar 1, was 1,873,200 bales.
John L. Sullivan is showing "The
Man from Boston" to crowded hous
es in Philadelphia, and making mon
ey hand over list.
Some wag hearing of Charley
Mitchells intention to come to Ameri
ea next year to live;, suggests that
Congress add a clause to the tariff
law for the protection of the domes
tic industry of pugilism and, keep
The four saw mills we have men-.
tioned in this issue belonging to
Iberville parish, employ 1240 labor
ers an 1 166 expert mechanics. Au
immense number to be earning daily'
wages in one-parish for lInmber, lath,
and' shingle making; and all thi
large present output from a very
small begginning a'few years ago.
A general etrikeof all the labor
unions was ordered to begin at 7
o'clock on Monday morning last ir
New Orleans, which embraced the
gas works, electrio light plants,
leaving the city in darkness, print
ers, musicians and every other call.
ing, bringing the -entire business of
the city to a complete stand still.
At the consecration of the Catholic
bishop of Sprisgield, Mass., Dr.
Ieaven, a few days ago, 8 clergymen
were present. He was -presented
with a purse containing $8000 by the
priests at the basquet fitlowing the
ecelesiastlieal exereise.-Tlmes Demo=
PAh samn mLee's.store is on Lake
street, next door to HIlarrang's Tonsori.
ai establishment. Lee Appo, the relia.
hie and trusaworthy Celestial, is his
duly sathorised agent. They keep
fancy goeerie, peeans and hsaleseurs,
fruit of all kinds, fresh breadl and eakes
fronm their own bakery, cabbage, t-la
toes and vegetahles of iall kinds-prices
Notlcee is hereby given that J. 1). Temp.
kins has made applisatiom to take ebarge of
-th.vacant estate of James ?. Fallerioo.
dSee'd. If no oppositlon bhpade tbereto
within legal deTsysthe app8iteIl ,wit be
,ai-ted as pray ed for. -
Read and tgned tts S7th day e Oetob*er,
IJdsre 7th Juad. DiSt.
A true espy :
J. TexiswClerk 7th-Pst, Corns.
Oet. 2. lUais& -
' . TRobt CJust,
g ý 10 Soutb Wauatagtonst
~ 6'' Thkabu~g
_k jý - U3
Nearly d MM emni
grants smtiwIa IsVri Otrleas on the
The jury iearm of 6oot In Tenaas
parish begins on the third Monday
in this month.
Lamber is beting shipped from
Lake Char1es rail direct to Den
zherai Iort lkhra Abhrefso
to kpg es iisbmeent
SgqrtmiUllgn parish, aecording to
the Meridigaq, wi4 yield this year
5,904,730 pounds of sugar,
Sotbe of the C~lub are talking
abyut a AO1000 .purse for the fight
between Coitt and Mittiell.
The Crescent City Athletie
has offered a purse of $40,000 for
the Hail and Fit~mmons fight.
The penalty for failin to. go on a
strike when say of the Unions so'or
dered, is the expulsion of the mem
ber ao offeoding.
The plesant town of Basrob.
made railroad connection at Ist:
We earnestly ceongratt lath. Prov
denCt will get there aftr awhile.
The Alexandria Building and
Loan slsoeitUod las:.t eek sold
money onten sharea st 9 per tert.
premium. Tb bdidig was'' quite
"Mr. L- Pt Alexairder'of Meonre,
recived by rail Iftos Teasa ,ttw
days go 600 lhead of beef eantle.
They wiltlye fttened in the Plantrs
SMiii yard of that city rand tblj
shipped to St. Los-. -
The 9it irmna have ' ws more
destrnaUtrein the swamn* among the
cottbune lpe than ever known be
fore. They generally coaSned their
perforitng work to the uplands
Mesers. Cheney and Nixon recent
ly of the Alexandria Times, have
moved to Monroe and. there started
the Daily News. The old city on
the banks of the Ouachits is putting
on jMetropolitan airs with it. daily
The Governor has appointed the
following Direct Tax Comeniesskoers,
who will formulate rules for the gui
dauace of claimants at an early day:
Messrs. Frank L. Richardson and
Charles Carroll, of New Orleans;
Joseph P. Beasley of Shreveport aid
H. N. Sherburne of Baton Rouge.
The Executive Committee of the
Innttrnational Mississippi River
Improvement Aesociation have ap
pointed Messrs. A. W. Crandell and
James S. Richardson to solicit sub
scriptions in New Orleans for the or
ganization. Our valued friend Col.
Crandell is nearly always engaged
gratuitously in one public spirited
enterprize or another.
There are.a large nuIpber of white
caps , nder arrest in Avoyelles
pari.ome forty or more, for
brutal treatment of the negroes.
The Baton Rouge Advoc.te iRcom
menting upon the outrages very
We cautot too highly commend
the promlt atd patriolic Cetion of
the public spirited white men of
Avoylles in, the protection of their
citizens against the attacks of fhe~e
foul suidnight assassins, and firra
-he manner in which they have
started out we are sure that terror
ism in Avoyelles will soon be a
thing of the past.
14~l,000 all HEART shingles.
Apply to B. J. Buxxrt, Aor.
One yoke of WORK OXG .
iEo. 8. O
Pilcher's Pbl3 La.
uke Providesa#r - - I ,..
leep. o hand a large ahsortdent of
Cpollsa . •ae and Trimmed to Order