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The sweetest notes among thn human heart
Are dull with rust;
Thesweetest chords, adjusted by the angels,
Are clogged with dust.
We pipe and pipe again for dreary music
Upon the self same strains,
While sounds of crime and fear and desolation.
Come back again in sad refrains.
Om through the world we go, an army marching,
With listening ears,
Each longing, sighin for the heavenly music
HIe never tars;
Each longing, sighing for a word of comfort,
A word of tender praise,
A word of love, to cheer the endless journey
Of earth's hard, busy days.
They love us, and we know it; this suffices
For reason's share.
Why should they pause to give that love exprea
With gentle care?
Why should tbey pauset But still our hearts are
With all the gnawing pain
Of hungry love that longs to hear the music.
And longs and longs in vain.
We love themn, and we know it; If we falter,
With fingers numb,
Among the unused strings of love's expression,
The notes are dumb.
We shrink within ourselves, in voiceless sorrow.
Leaving the words unsaid,
And, side by side with those we love the dearest,
S In slence on we tread.
Thus on we tread, and thus each in silence
Its fate fulfills,
Waiting and hoping for the heavenly music
Beyond the distant hills
The only difference of the love in heaven
From love on earth below,
Is: Here we love and know not how to tell it.
And there we all shall know.
-Constance F. Woolson.
It was in the year 1860, while I was
staying a few days in a Missouri village,
that I first saw Giant Jack. I was seated
on the piazza of the only hotel that the
place could boast of, when I saw a large,
handsome man, accompanied by a very
pretty woman, passing down the street.
He was over six feet in height, with
broad shoulders, a deep, full chest,
muscular and well formed limbs, glossy,
chestnut hair, and a huge beard of the
same color, which hung nearly to his
waist. He was about 85 years of age,
and his companion appeared to be about
twelve years his junior. They were
seated in a handsome carriage, drawn by
a pair of beautiful, blooded horses; and
it was evident that they belonged to a
wealthy class of people.
"That 'ere big feller?" said mine host
in reply to my inquiry. "W'y, that's
John Norval. Me 'n' him has allus be'n
chums ever sence we wuz boys. When
thter gold fever broke out in '49, we went
ter Californy tergether. It wuz while he
wuz thar that he got ther nickname uv
Giant Jack-an' ther name jest fits him;
John is er giant in size, and his heart is
big in proportion ter his body. Er better
feller than John never stood in two
shoes; an' I, who've known him ever
sence he wuz knee high ter er grass
hopper, ken swar ter it. He owns ther
big grocery store thar ercrost ther street,
an' ther dry goods store jest beyond this
hotel; and ther big house yer passed jest
before yer entered this village, is his'n.
"Me'n' John didn't make our fortin'
diggin' Californy gold, ea some did,"
continued the landlord. "Arter we'd
be'n thar erbout five years, we got kinder
homesick; an', ez we'd made er big
ernough pile ter start us in business here
in our native village, we concluded ter
pull out fur home.
"But jest before we got ready ter start,
thar wuz a new arrival at the camp-er
man named Horton, an' his daughter.
When Giant Jack see ther gal he decided
ter stay er while longer, an', uv course,
es I didn't want ter start fur home with
Sout him, I stayed, too. Giant Jack llt
fell in love with Clara Horton, almost at
fast sight, an' I couldn't blame him fur
it; fur she wuz purtier'n any picter I
"Horton pretended that he had come
ter dig gold, but we found out after
wards that that wuz only er blind. He
wus a professional gambler; an' before
he had be'n at ther camp ten days, he
had fleeced no less'n half er dozen miners.
Such scoundrels wuz very common in
ther California gold regions in them
"Giant Jack disliked Hoiton from the
lust, but he made friends with him so he
could git 'quainted with his daughter;
an' before Clara Horton had be'n er week
at the camp, she an' Giant Jack wuz ther
best uv friends.
"Glant Jack had pitied ther girl on
ther day when he had fust seen her-
when ther stage had brought her an'
her father up from ther city; fur: he
seemed er lady, with her quiet ways an'
her wistful eyes, an' not a tall fitted fur
ther wild, rovin' life, which it wuz plain
Sher fathe wuz leadin' her.
"Pity is 'Eh. ter love, they say; an'
mebbe it wuz tiler cause uv Giant Jack's
fallin' in love with Clara Horton so sud
den; fer ten days front ther time he had
fust seen her, he axed her ter be his wife.
" 'I like yer better'n any other man I
ever see,' she told him, 'an' I would be
glad ter leave my father, whom I can
neither love nor respect; but, on her dyin'
bed, my mother made me promise never
ter leave my father, without his consent.
Ef he don't object, an' you aren't ashamed
ter marry er gambler's daughter, I will
be your wife; but I can't break the
promise I made ter my dyin' mother.'
"Horton not only objected, but told
Giant Jack he'd put er bullet through
him ef he caught him hangin' 'round
arter Clara any more. No one short uv
er millioner, he said, could have his
"Giant Jack drew his pistol from his
belt, thought erwhile, an' then put it
" 'If yer wa'n't Clara's father,' said he,
'I'd let daylight through yer.
"Then he went back ter Clara, an'
tried ter coax her ter marry him without
her father's consent. He told her that
her mother wouldn't blame her, ef she
knew what er blackleg her father wus,
an' that it wus foolish for her ter make
her own life miserasble, an' his'n, too,
jet fur ther sak uv keepin' er promise.
But all his argyin didn't do no good.
Clara, though she cried when he was
pladin' with her, refused ter break her
"Fut. three ar. four days arterwards
Giant Jack went 'round lookin' suller'n
or mad bull; then one evenin' he got me
an' three other tfellers to go up to Hor
"'Let'.sbake,'hesaid ter Horton when
g.tthaer; "earndl ter show I've got nothin'
er~in ru play or gameuv keerds
*ab[dao hook lhapds with him heart
a ,abti e looked eo little e'prised, fur
Gi .t Jack had allus refused ter play
U,: 7 I: hav..rm ..l'll.,lr v er game with
; , li b..., ,, awfu dupper fur he
h' got or new victim, 'Stet
ri L uow LIn ar.
"Giant Jack sot down ter ther table,
an' Horton seated himself opposite ter
"'They cut fur deal, an' Giant Jack
drew ther highest keerd.
•' 'What's yer game?' he axed, shufflin'
" 'Seven up,' said Horton. 'That's ther
muost pop'lar game jest now.'
"Ther game wuz small at fust, an' Hor
ton won six out ov ther fust seven.
Then bigger stakes wuz made, an' Giant
Jack won erbout four out ov every five
"When ther young folks, back here in
ole Missoury, useter play keerds fur fun,
John Norval useter be ther smartes' an'
luckiest one ermongst 'em; an', fur ther
fust time since he'd be'n at ther camp,
Horton had found his match.
"It wuz er purely scientific game, each
man bein' too clever fur ther other ter
attempt any cheatin'. Horton wuz stead
ily losin', but he didn't offer ter give up
playin'. I've noticed, as er gineral thing,
that ther more er man loses when he's
gamblin', ther more anxious he is ter
"At last Horton rose ter his feet, look
in' pale an' haggard.
"'Ye have cleaned me out,' he said.
'I've nothin' more ter stake.'
"'Thar's yer daughter,' said Giant
Jack coolly. 'I'll lay half uv ther pile
that I've won ter night ag'inst her.'
"Horton glared at him er minute, an'
then sot down ter ther table erg'in.
"Giant Jack dealt ther keerds, an' ther
game commenced. Horton made ther
Jack, an' Giant Jack wuz high, low,
"Ther second heat, Giant Jack went
high, low, jack an' ther game.
"'I've won,' he said, quietly.
"Horton jumped ter his feet an' drew
his pistol; but quick ez er flash Giant
Jack covered him with his own barkin'
" 'Drap that,' said he, sternly, 'ur ye'll
find I ken play at pistols ez well ez at
"Ther pistol drapped from Horton's
tremblin' hand ter ther floor. He knew
that Giant Jack wuz ther best shot in
"Horton glared at Giant Jack fur
'Lut half er minute, an' then he called
Cla.a from her little room atther end uv
ther ca. 'n.
"'Take. her erway from here at once,'
he said ter Giant Jack. 'She can't stay
here ter-night; an' I hope I'll never set
eyes on her erg'in.'
"In er few words, Giant Jack told her
what had happened; an' ther look uf
joy that shone in her eyes told plainer
than words could have done howpleased
she wuz atk ther turn erfairs had taken.
Without word uv farewell ter her
father, ur ven or backward glance, she
tuk Giant ack's arm an' he led her from
ther cabi leavin' behind him every
thing else t he had won from Horton.
"We ga up our cabin ter Clara that
night, an' slept in ther cabin that be
longed ter ther fellers that went with us
ter Horton's, which wuz close to our'n.
"The next day we-Clara, Giant Jack
and myself-took ther stage fur Frisco;
an' ez soon ez we got thar Giant Jack and
Clara wuz married."
"And what became of her father?" I
"I don't know whatever become uv
Horton. We never heard from him
since that night we left him erlone in
his cabin at ther Califprny minin' camp.
Yes, that woman yer 'oe jest now with
Giant Jack-ur John Norval, ez he is
known erbout here-is his wife; an' he
won her, not with er sword, nor exactly
by courtship. In plain English, he won
h at the old fashioned game uf 'high,
'H"-J3.'H. Spenoer an Chpoago
A Di.guated Cat.
In some manner a cat found its way
Into a cyclorama building several days
ago. The man in charge attempted to
chase the trespassing feline through the
door, but the cat evidently thought
there was a better way of escaping the
rising temper of the irate man. It looked
cautiously about, as if to avoid stepping
on the prostrate forms of heroes slain in
the battle. Finally its eyes caught sight
of a tree. A projecting limb hung very
low, and here the cat thought to find a
place of safety. It gave one leap, and,
no doubt, was the most disgusted cat in
Portland when it learned by sad experi
ence that the tree was on the canvas. It
picked itself up and slowly slunk through
the door, down the stairs and out of the
The First Lamp Chimney.
"Petroleum," says a correspondent in
Notes and Queries, "was known,' and
even refined, long before it was used in
laps. A Frenchman is said to have
spent years in vain endeavors to con
struct a lamp in which the new oil would
burn without smoking. Accident helped
him at last. Vexed by failure, he had
drained his wine flask-a long necked,
thin bottle, like oil flasks-and set it
down on the table so hard as to break
the glass bottom. He. then chanced to
catch it up and hold it over the flame of
his smoking lamp. The smoke ceased,
and he saw that what he sought was
Spanking tihe ay.
A little boy saw his grandfather
threshing oats with a flail. It was a cu
rious sight to him. He went into the
house. His grandmother said to him:
"Where is your grandfather?"
Johnny replied: "Oh, he's out in the
barn spanking hay."-Syracuse Herald.
ADOLPH ROSENBERG VS. WIRED OR
WYATT WILSON AND MRS.
WILSON IN SOLIDO.
FIrrt WAR! JusticE Couar, PARISH or
By virtue of a writ of fieri facasl issued
out of the Honorabl 65th Justice Court of
the parish of St. Landry, in the above en
titled suit and to me directed, I will pro
ceed to sell at public auction, to the last
and highest bidder, at the front door of
the office of the Justice of the Peace of the
6th ward of the parish of St. Landry, in the
town of Melville, on SATURDAY October
24th, 1891, at 11 o'clock a. m., the ifolowing
described property, to-wit: One certain lot
of land contanuing one acre, more or less,
with all the buildings and improvements
thereon, being the southwest quarter. of
Block 14 of the town of Melville: parish of
St. Landry, State of Louisiana.
Seized in the above entitled suit.
E. G. RICHARD, -
sept19 6t Constable.
FOR SALE.-36 acres of land in prairie
Basse woods, 3% miles from Opelousas.
Apply at this office.
IMULES FOR SALE
About two miles west of Opelounas. Pri
ces cheap. Come quickly, before they are
all gone. m7 ly. C.F. BURR.
ESTATE OF AZELIA MANUEL.
No. 5121 PROBATE DOCKET, DISTIICT COURT,
PARISH OF ST. LANDRY, LA.
By virtue of an order of the Honorable
13th Judicial District Court of the State of
Louisiana, in and for the parish of St. Lau
dry, there will be sold at public auction, to
the last and highest bidder, by the under
signed administrator or by some duly qual
ified public auctioneer, at the last residence
of the deceased, at Chataignier in this par
Tuesday, November 10th, 1891,
the following described property belonging
to the Estate of Azelia Manuel, deceased
wife of Joseph Ozemin Zincourt Fontenot,
The plantation, last residence of deceas
ed, situated in l'anse-aux-Pailles, parish of
St. Landry, bounded north by lands of
Emasse Manuel, east by lands of Emanuel
P. Fontenot and public road leading from
Chataignier to Washington, and West by
homestead entry of Augustave Fontenot
on railroad lands, containing about fifty
superficial arpents, more or less, together
with all the buildings and improvements
2. A certain tract of woodland situated
in the parish of St. Landry, Louisiana, in
Mallet woods, bounded north by lands of
Jean Bte. Ardoin and Lubin Manuel, south
by lands of Dorsin P. Lafleur east by lands
of Sifroi Manuel and west by unknown,
containing about fifty superficial arpents,
more or less.
3. Two gentle creole horses, one two-horse
wagon, a lot of farming implements, cook
ing utensils, a lot of beds and bedding, a
brandingjiron, household furniture, about
thirty barrels of corn in the shuck, about
ten barrels of rough rice, the cotton and
potato crops, and many other articles.
Terms and Conditions-The movables
for cash on the day of sale; for the immov
ables one-third of the purchase price paya
ble cash on the day of sale, and the bal
ance in three equal annual installments
from day of sale, credit purchasers to furn
ish notes with two good solvent sureties to
the satisfaction of the administrator, said
notes to bear 8% per annum interest from
maturity until paid, with ten per centum
to be added for attorney's fees in case in
curred; the lands to remain specially mort
gaged to secure the purchase price and at
tornev's fees. J. O. Z. FONTENOT,
oct10 5t Administrator.
ESTATE OF D. W. WILSON, DECEASED
DISTRICT COURT, PARISH OF ST. LANDRY.
By virtue of an order of the Honora
ble 13th Judicial District Court of La., in
and for the parish of St. Landry, there will
be sold at public auction to the last and
highest bidder, by the undersigned admin
istrator or some public auctioneer at the
last residence of the deceased at Wilson's
Sawmill on Bayou Cocodrie, at Old Grand
Wednesday, October 21st, 1891,
the following described property belong
ing to the Estate of D. W. Wilson, deceas
1. A certain tract of swamp land situa
ted on Bayou Crocodile at Old Grand
Prairie, parish of St. Landry, bounded
north by lands unknown, south by Bayou
Crocodile, east by land of Alcin Vidrine,
and west by land of Octave Fontenot, con
taining two hundred and forty (240) acres.
2. One tract of land with the buildings
and improvements situated thereon, being
a forty (40) arpent tract lying on the Ba
you Crocodile at Old Grand Prairie, St.
Landry parish, acquired by Daniel W.
Wilson from Charles S. Fontenot, bounded
north by Bayou Crocodile, south by land
of Charles S. Fontenot, east by land of
Pierre Sylvestre and west by land of John
Fontenot; said improvements consisting
of one Steam Sawmill with planing ma
chine attached, also one dwelling house
with nine outhouses or buildings and fenc
i.. One lot of lumber lying on sawmill
4. One lot of logs lying in the Bayou
Crocodile and on its banks, consisting of
pine and cypress, mostly cypress, about
two hundred and fifty thousan.d feet.
5. Two pistols; one lot of furniture con
sisting of bedsteads, . bureau, desk, bed
ding; kitchen utensils, lot of chairs, dining
table, sewing machine, one iron safe, one
wagon, one buggy and one gig, one flat
boat, one lot. of cypress logs in Haas'
serwa one ox, two gold watches, one sil
ver wat~a,ohie branding iron, and other
86. Oneilot of old accounts and claims of
Terms and Conditions-The purchase
price of the lands with the buildings and
improvements thereon to be paid, one
third cash, and the balance payable in
twelve months from -day of sale with 8%
yearly interest from date until paid, pur
chaser to give mortgage and personal se
curity with clause for attorney's fees, etc.
The logs to be sold for one-half of the
purchase price cash, the balance in six
months from day of sale with 8% interest
The lumber to be sdld for one-half cash,
the balance payable in three months with
8% interest from date.
All adjudications of and under ten dol
lars payable cash; all adjudications over
ten dollars, payable one-half cash, and
balance in twelve months from day of sale,
with 8% per cent interest from date. All
credit payments to be secured by personal
security to the satisfaction of the adminis
trator. • SAMUEL HAAS,
T. H. Lewis, Atty. septl9 5t.
MILLER, LYONS & CO. IN LIQ., EX REL.
THOS. D. MILLER, VS. THOS.
No. 13,551 IN THE 13TH U DICIcAL DIsTRICT
CounT, PAmIsn oP Se. IUsDsr, LA.
By virtue of a writ' of#ý'# f cias issued
out of the Honorable 13th Jiidiplal District
Court of the State of Louisiana, in and for
the parish of St. Landry, in the above enti
tled and numbered suit, and to me direct
ed, I have seized and I will proceed to sell,
at the front door of the Court House in the
town of Opelousas, on
Saturday, October 81st, 1891,
at 11 o'clock a. m., the following described
A certain tract of land lying on the right
bank of the Bayou Courtablean, in the
parish of St. Landry, measuring twenty ar
pents front on said bayou by forty arpents
m depth, being section (39) thirty-nine in
township (6) six south of range (6) six east,
confirmed to the legal representatives of
Nemesie Bossier, being the land acquired
by Rawls from Mrs. Charles Close, as per
act of sale before Yves D'avy, Recorder, on
the 15th day of September, 1859.
Seized in the above entitled suit.
T. S. FONTENOT, Sheriff
sept26 6t Of the Parish of St. Landry.
SAM HAAS VS: AARON JOHNSON
No. 14,723 IN THs 13TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
CoUuT, PAERIH or Sr. LA.lRY, LA:
By virtue of a writ of fieri facias issued
out of. the Honorable 13th Judicial District
Court of the State of Louisiana, in and for
the parish of St. Landry, in the above enti
tled and numbered suit, and to me direct
ed, I have seized and I will offer for sale at
public auction, to the last and highest bid
der, at the front door of the .Court House
of said parish, in the town of Opelousas, on
Saturday, November 7th, 1891,
at 11 o'clock a. m., the following described
r gcerin tract of 'ground situated near
the town of Ville Plate, parish of St. Lan
dry State of Louisiana, containing one
and one-half acres, together with all the
improvements situated thereon, and boun
ded north and east by Jules Ludeau, south
by the public road leading from Ville Plate
to Opelousas and west by Samuel Hass.
Seized in the above entitled suit.
T. S. FONTENOT
oct3 6t Sheriff Parish of St. Landry.
List of jurors drawn to serve for the No
vember term of the District Court, begin
ning November 23d, 1891, at Opelousas,
St. Landry parish, La.:
1 M A Medicis ............... Opelousas
2 Peter Jeansonne .............. Plaisanoe
3 Zephirin Lemelle .... .Prairie Laureijt
4 Edward Lastrapes............ Opelousas
5 Eraste Prud'homme.... Prairie Ronde
6 R S Wilkins jr ............ Washington
7 Andre Z Vidrine.... Upper Mammouth
8 Henry Ulrich ............... Chicot
9 Don Louis Deville......... Pine Prairie
10 Lucius P Pitre.......Old Grand Prairie
11 Jules Frilot............. Prairie Laurent
12 Charles Pitre.................Plaisance
13 Gauthier Frilot.............. Plaisance
14 Gerand Forest.............Tate's Cove
15 Jacques Perrodin ...........Opelousas
16 Wm J Simms................. Opelousas
17 Austin Campbell...........Pine Prairie
18 Edward Harmon.......near Opelousas
19 P Payton ......... ......... Melville
20 Louis Halphen .............. Opelousas
21 Cleophas Tate............... Vie Plate
22 Edmond Leger ............ Bellevue
23 J W Gardiner............ Grand Coteau
24 Paul Lastrapes ............ Washington
25 Gustave Paillet.........Prairie Laurent
26 GT Hawkins ...................Waxia
27 T C Foote ..................Rosa Station
28 George W Smith......... Bayou Chicot
29 Euzebe Lafleur........... Grand Prairie
30 Mat Gibson................Washington
31 Ernest Lalanne............ Washington
32 Lucien Mistric ...........Bayou Teche
33 L B Sandoz................Opelousas
34 Emanuel Joe ................Opelousas
35 Louis Sibille.....................unset
36 J M Ware....................Opelousas
37 Ernest Foster...........near Opelousas
38 Joachim Joubert........near Opelousas
39 C L Haves ............... Opelousas
40 Ozeme Fontenot.........Grand Prairie
41 Joseph Bourque fils...... Coulee Croche
42 Pierre Bernabe.........Prairie Laurent
43 R Fontenot .............Grand Prairie
44 R B Fontenot ..............Ville Plate
45 Cyprien Fontenot...Plaquemine Ridge
46 Patrick Donahue.......... Pine Prairie
47 P D Williams ...........near Opelousas
48 Frederick Hollier...Plaquemine Ridge
49 Theophile Martel........... Opelousas
50 Atale A Lavergne.. .Old Grand Prairie
1 Leon Wolff...............Washington
2 Clement Richard ..................Waxia
3 M R Wilson........... ....Bellevue
4 Edward Babbs .............. Whiteville
5 A. L Stagg ................. Bayou Boeuf
6 Valsin Leger .... ...... ..Grand Coteau
7 James White........ ....Opelousas
8 James Wiggins......Upper Mammouth
9 Fremont Fusilier............Ville Plate
10 Henry Fontenot........... Washington
11 W T Henderson........near Opelousas
12 Louis A Cook...........near Opelousas
13 Placide Robin............. Bayou Teche
14 Sam Roberts................... Beggs
15 Theogene Bellard...Plaquemine Ridge
16 Isaac Soileau........ Old Grand Prairie
17 F R Roberts............. ..Gdrland
18 Martin Andrepont.......... Plaisance
19 Leandre Vidrine.......... Ville Plate
20 Ernest Joubert............Plaisance
21 V Willingham ......... ...... Teche
22 M Lazarro .............. Ville Plate
23 Albert Andrus......Upper Mammouth
24 J D Young ...............Ville Plate
25 Edmond Brignac.... Plaquemine Ridge
26 Theodore Bell................Opelousas
27 Henry Dejean.............. Opelousas
28 Charles O'Quinn .... Upper Bayou Bceuf
29 Amos Richard..........near Opelousas
30 S J Butler ...............near Opelousas
1 Oscar Fux............ near Opelousas
2 Jack Donato............Opelousas
3 Damon Bertrand.......... Plaisance
4 John E Bacon ..........Dubuisson
5 Jules Debaillon........Opelousas
6 Pierre Bandoin......Old Grand Prairie
7 Lee G Duckworth:............... Waxia
8 Jean Marie Callaudret.... Grand Coteau
9 Dorville Lafleur............ Chataignier
10 Henry Anselm......Plaquemine Ridge
11 W J Hazlewood............... Bellevue
12 Henry Lowrey...... Morrow Station
13 Frederick Donato.......near Opelousas
14 G W Stewart.................Bellevue
15 Preston King.......... ......Waxia
16 Jack Beauchamp........... Opelousas
17 Hypolitc Landreneau..Up Mammouth
18 Charles F 4icaue.............. Big Cane
19 Oscar Dardeau............ Ville Plate
20 Onile Lafleur...........-...Ville Plate
21 Olivier i' Lafleur..........Ville Plate
22 Paul Johnson ............. Bayou Taure
23 Henry Crawford jr........... Opelousas
24 Alex V Richard ................Bellevue
25 Alfred Stagg......Old Grand Prairie
26 Raphael Lemon....... Prairie Laurent
27 Henry Bloch.................Opelousas
28 Narcisse Johnson .........Bayou Chicot
29 O ezim@ joubert.......... Chataignier
30 J Auzenne ..................Plaisance
1 Lucien Pitre ........... ..Plaisance
2 GL Havard ......... ....Big Cane
3 Joseph Burleigh.........Grand Coteau
4J P Ortego ................Grand Prairie
5 Adolphe Andrus.... Upper Mammouth
6 Louis Campbell .... Upper Bayou Baeuf
7 John Jenaing............... Opelousas
8 J H Rutledge ............. Rosa Station
9 Alcin Vidrine........Old Grand Prairie
10 Thomas Morris...........Beaver Creek
11 John Petitin.............Grand Coteaa
12 Clement Richard...............Waxia
13 Philogene Richard...........Bellevue
14 J W Hill................... Big Cane
15 Victor Jewell............. '..Opelousas
16 Douglas Tubre................ Cocodrie
17 M D Levy ...............Grand Coteau
18 Lucius G Dupre............. Opelousas
19 Louis Meginley ........... O lOeusas
20 Franoisn Holhlier........near Opelousas
21 Raphael Boudreau..: ..... Washington
22 B 8 Haw..............Morrow Station
23 Hemmey Lastrapes......Opelousas
24 Frank C Vannoy.......Morrow Station
25 L V Major ...................Opelousas
26 Wm Brmkhaus..........Grand Coteau
27 Aristide Guillory..........Little Teche
28 Cyrus Tatman........ ...Ville Plate
29 Horace Andrus...........Bayou Bweuf
30 Leodore Skinner.............Opelousas
- D. P. LAFLEUR,
C. M. THOMPSON, Clerk.
NOTICE.--Land Office at New Orleans,
Sept. 19th, 1891.--Notice is hereby given
that the following-named settler has filed
notice of his intention to make final proof
in support of his claim, and that said proof
will be made before B. Bloomfield, U. S.
Commissioner, at Opelousas, on Monday,
November 2d 1891, viz: Jean B. McCau
ley who made homestead entry No. 9241
for the SE% sec. 6, Tp 5 S, R 1 E, La. mer.
He names thed ollowing witnesses to prove
his continuous residence upon and culti
vation of, said land, viz: Louis Andereux,
Landry Fonten. Alcide J. Fontenot, Fe
licien Doguet, all of St. Landry parish, La.
CARLES C. PALFREY,
sept26 6t 1 Register.
Notice of ua. Tblesate -:state of
Louis St. Ger in, No. 5112 Probate Dock
et, District COdtit, Parish of t Landry.
Whereas, Paul S. Fontenot, administrator
of said estate has filed a final account of
his administration of the same, with his
petition for the homologation therpof; no
tice therefore is hereby given to ýall whom
it may concern to show cause within the
time allowed by law why the said account
should not be homologated and confirmed
By order of the court, dated Sept. 28,1891.
C. M. THOMP SON,
sct3 2 C lerk.
NOTIlOE.ti e eopartaereshipheaeofkrre
existing under the firm name of Clements
& Stagg, as greeral insurance agents, was
this day dissolved.
Opelousas, March ls 189L
A. I. AGG.
From and after this date, the general in
surance agency lately conducted by Clem
ents & Stglg, ll be contnued by the un
dersigned,.uaderthe firm name of Clem
ents Brothe A continuation of the pa
tronage of tlpublic is petf olcit
ed J. CLEMENTS
Opelousa arch C1stal81. mEh t
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curely wra to any ;address in the
United Sta weeks on receipt of Oxs1
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masters, agents and olubs. Sample copes
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RICHARD K. FOX,
S Franklin Square, N. Y.
'R 3 El 2T T 1
We will lease the Plaisance
Pasture, 6 miles from Opelou
sas, in lots to suit renters.
Apply to Eraste Durlo, Agt.
J. MEYERS c CO.
aug 22 tf
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HENRY KAHN. LAWARE LEVY
Kahn & Levy,
111 A 118 Poydras St.,
P. O. Box 1059. NEW ORLEANS, LA.
Best attention paid to purchasing Goods
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131 Chartres Street, New Orlens, M.
BOARD AT REASONALE RATES,
By the Day, Week or Month.
IR,O0MS TO L'~ET,
(With or without Board.)
GENERES & GAUDET,
aug 8 ly Proprietors.
Opelousas Old Bakery,
Established in 1865,
CORNER NORTH & COURT STS.
Fresh Bread dt Caes.
T. G. CHIACNERE,
Prepares Dsgnsr, Drawings nsd peci
cations for every Description of Bui Jings.
W Correspondence solicited. "
F. J. P ULFORD
Iae nI Imis tha
IP Office on Main street, next to the
residence of Mr. DIoo. aplS l8tt
A. J. BERCIER,
Offie, aoom Land y lU Viom
next to 3. MeYare & Co.
oofli OPELOUSAS. LA.
ti SALE AT .2 PER ACRL
L Tracts of lnd TERAVEýSED
TEXAS AND PACIs'IC RAIL
ROA the parish of St. Landry, between
MqifePa and Palmetto stations. Theseo
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-and thnber Apply to the
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E. H. VOR ENBAUMEN,
-DE LER IN
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SASH, DOORS AND BLI
. .~1RTHB IB BO..I.USIS, .
Reduced Bates on Car Load Lots to all points betweenm m
S. HOWELL, Manager, Ope-iasea, La.
Ooct l ly :-:
J. B. CLEMENTS. . E c ( Ei1I
8 aem Jo "Black B orrie
InsurnaI Esta U
Office on Landry Street, Oppoesite Coiirthoiie
Tu BEST FOREIGN AND HOlE CO IlAt 0 IIND
ALPHON8E LEVY, ANT DIETLEI , 3. T. TSKIPPER,
President. Vie-Ptresident. CaMsier.
The First .atio a Bank
* F t , to
Seselves money on de sit. Ln c y on good secourity, Buye and sell.
etxhange. Makes a specialty of colletlea.s; uid" in fact transacts a general banking
business. The patronage of meraants, plnter, and the public at large respectfully
OPELA F1`MALE ° INSTI TUTE.
- PMUOVAB, ST. LADRY 'PA RIS - sLL
TA's . U4412 45s .Unl ofs4nlwafoh#El, rrac i Wa Progressive.
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moatse. andDipsom"a os m; Uai QomflbtaJIe and (omiao4iOus.
- P aug.n Soli cited. NFor furthjppdtiqan apply to.
motl MRS. M. H. HAYES, Priincipal.
B, M .HU LS E,
Attorney and Counsellor at IAw.
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