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VOL. 1. MONROE, LA., SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1870. NO.5.
An Independent Newspaper;
PULBLIsIIED DAILY AND WEEKLY, AT
MONROE, OUACHITA PARISH, LA.,
BY (G. W. MeoCANIE.
TERLMS OF DAILY:
Single copies ........................... ......$ 10
One copy per week............................ 0
Five copies per week............... 2,00
One copy for three months................ 4,00
Five copies, one address, for 3 months.. 17,50
~r-If not paid in advance 25 per cent.will
he added to the above rates.
TERMS OF WEEKLY :
The following rates of subscription will be
rigidly adhered to in all cases:
Single copies....... ...................$ 10
One copy for six months .................. 2,00
One copy for one year...... ........ 3,00
Arrival and Departure of the Mails.
From Monroe to Vicksburg-Carrying
all mail matter for the Western, Eastern,
Middle, Pacific and Atlantic States, and New
Departs daily at 5 A. M.;
Arrives daily at 7 P. M. (Sundays except
From Shreveport to Monroe
Arrives daily at 4 A. M.;
Departs daily at 63 P. M.
From Camden, Ark., via Farmerville to
Arrives Sundays, Wednesdays and Fri
days at 4 A. M.;
Depa s Mondays, Wednesdays and Fri
days a % P. M.; closes at 6 P. M.
From Monticello, Ark., via Bastrop, to
Arrives Tuesdays, Thursdays and Satur
davysat 6 P. M.;
f)eparts Mondays, Wednesdays and Fri
days at 5 A. M. Closes evening previous at
From Hillsboro, Ark., via Ouachita City
Arrives Tuesdays, Thursdays and Satur.
days at 2 P. M.;
Departs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fri
days at 6 A. M. Closes evening previous at
R. R('IIHARDSON. JAn D. M'ENERY.
Riehardson a MeEnery,
ATTORNEYS - AT- LAW, Monroe, La.,
practice in all the parishes of North Lou
i.iana, in the Supreme Court at Monroe, the
Federal ('ourts,. nd in the Land Office De
partnient of the iGeneral (overnment.
. H. ~MIORISON. W. W. FARMER.
Morrison at Farmer,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Monroe, La.,
will practice in the Courts of the Pa
rishes of Ouachita, Mre~ou.e, Richland,
Franklin and (aldwell, in the Supreme
Court. .and in the United States Courts.
Will also attend to all business intrusted to
thean in the State and Federal Land Offices.
V. P. STUIIJH.. R. (G. COBB
Stubbs &d Cobb,
4 TTORNEYS AT LAW, Monroe, La.,
will practice in the Courts of the 12th
.Judicial District, composed of the Parishes
of Morehouse, Ouachita, Caldwell Cata
houla and Franklin; also in the Parishes of
JackIoa I I ..n. _ r :
R. A. FLANAGAN,
WA TCH'lIAKER AND JEWELER,
All work intrusted to his care will be exe
cuted with neatness, care and dispatch and
fully warranted. decl2-d3m
OLIVER & BYRNE,
Receiringq and Forwarding Me,.ehantf
)ealoers in (General Merchandise.
AThAgents for Agricultural Implements
of all ldescription, also River and Firo Insur
:ance and Southern Express Company.
EORGE C. ENSSMINGER'S
C () N FECTI N ERY,
Brick Block, ('r~cr lS'tiard & Grrlnd .sta.
Cakes of all kinds, plain and ornamented;
Candies; Candied Fruits; Nuts; fresh, pre
s·crved and canned Fruits; Fancy Articles;
Nick-Nacks, and everything kept in first
class Confectionery. Particular attention
given to D)inners, PIarty, Ball and Wedding
suppers. NUMMER REASON.-TIc( Cream, So
(a and Mineral Waters, and Refreshing
Drinks of all kinds. decl2--d3m
E. DREYFUS d& CO.,
Have just received a splendid assortment
of latest styles
GENT'S JVINTER CLOTHING,
manufactured to their order.
An invoice of fine hand-sewed
BOOTSY AND SHOES,
BOOTS & SHORAES,
and a variety of other articles.
FINE GOODS JUST RECEIVED,
AND OF THE
PrLadies are specially invited to call
and examine the superior and latest styles
of Goods expressly selected for them.
WHOLESALE DEALER IN
WINTER GOODS & GROCERIES.
I am constantly receiving additions to my
already large and well selected stock of
,SMaple and 1mney Dry Goods,
Boots, Moesm, Caps, Hate,
and Groceries of all kinds,
And will sell them as cheap, if not cheap
er, than any house in North Louisiana.
Having a large and commodious ware
house and cotton-shed, I am prepared to re
ceive and forward cotton and freight of all
kinds, on the most liberal terms.
N. B.-Will pay the highest market price
for cotton, hides, and produce of all kinds.
decl2-d3m G. C.
J HOFFM N,
Dealer in Dry Goods, Groceries, Hard
ware, F1rniture and Plantatiot Lu~pplies.
Jfr-Keeps constantly on hand a variety of
fine Oigars and Tobacco, Wines and Lliquors
of every kind.
Hfighes pt pre paid for Cotton and (bOunty
OHN G. SANDERS,
Groceries4, Tbbacco, WVines and Liquors,
Fancy and Staple Dry Goods, Hartd
ware, Bar Iron and Cistings,
and Landrelth 's Garden &eds,
('orner Grand and DeSiard sreets,
MONROE, LA. dccl2:3m
For the benefit of the
METHODIST E. CHURCH SOUTH,
in iMonroe, Louisiana,
December Slst, 22nd, 23r4 and 24th.
EVERYTHING AT S TO R E PRICES.
The place to buy your Christmas Presents.
The place to buy your Christmas Candies.
The place to buy your Christmas Fruits.
The place to buy your Christmas Cakes.
The place to buy your Christmas Toys
The place to meet your Friends.
The place to get a fine Supper.
The place to enjoy Yourself.
The place to do Good.
The Ladies propose this method of supple
menting their collections for the new and
beautiful BrIcx CHURCH, now in process of
erection, and promise the community a
most elegant and agreeable entertainment.
As the supper and many fancy articles have
been contributed,and oterthlngs have been
purchased in quantities at reduced rates,
e can flbrd to retail them at prices pre
valng In our own town.
They hope to obtain all the CHRISTMAS
TRADE they are able to supply, and solicit
that orders for special articles, or fruits
fncy goods, etc., in quantities, be handed
in at the Parsonage, to Rev. C. F. EVAwx.
They assure their friends there will be no
disappointment in their prompt delivery.
For the benefit of persons living at a dis
tance and others debarred attendance at
night, the Fair Room will be kept open
durinpg the day.
Everything that the country and city
markets can afford will grace the Supper
Tables, and, as the Restaurant plan will be
observed, purchasers'will pay for only what
Come one! come all! Enjoy yourself, and
aid a noble cause.
At the same place and for the same cause,
on the night of the 24th of December, there
A GRAND CHRISTMAS TREE
W A P'resent for Everybocd.. "-t
Your money's worth guaranteed.
The children's jubilee.
At 5 o'clock, Christmas Eve., the curtain
will be withdrawn from the tree,when every
one in the room will receive a present.
Any person wishing to use the opportuni
ty, will be allowed this means of presenting
to his or her friends their material congrat
Admission to the Tree: ADULTS 50c;
Country papers favorable to the enterprise
will please copy.
. . AUSTIN,
MO NR O E, LA.,
Reieves, stores and forwards cotton and
merchandise at ruling rates, and deals, at
liberal prices, in Family Groceries, Western
Produce, Liquors, Bacon, Flour, Ac.
Dec. 13, 1870. d:3m
J. B. GARRETSON'8
COFFEE HO ULE,
AND TEN-PIN ALLE:Y,
Grand Street-Monroe, La.
Grandt St., between Grrnmmont and Desiard,
This is an entirely now saloon, conve
niently located, and furnished entire with
new bar-fixtures. The best brands ofliquors
and cigars kept for customers, and polite
attention guaranteed. The saloon is opened
every morning atday-break decl2'-d3mnl
DERRY, Ireland, Dec. 17.-The pren
tice boys meeting has resolved to dis
regard the prohibition of their annual
exercises, and have resolved to parade
next March; a riot is apprehended.
MEMPHIS, Dec. 17.-Three inches of
snow fell here, and four at Little Rock.
NEW YORK, Dec. 17.-It is announc
ed that the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
declines to participate in the proposed
Railroad Convention at Erie.
The World's special from London, 16,
says: ",The Papal envoy arrived at
Versailles on the 12th with the Pope's
dispatches to the King and Bismarck.
It is certain that the King of Prussia
promised to restore the Pope's temporal
power as soon as the present war ends."
The Herald's special from Rome, 12,
says: "On the first, (Immaculate Con
ception Day,) a gang of ruflans, led by
a notorious infidel named Fagnetta, at
tacked the friends of the Pope near the
Vatican with knives and hatchets. The
WAsHINGTON, Dec. 17.-The corres
pondent of the Baltimore Sun telegraphs
hence that Attorney General Akerman
intimated to the President an early re
signation, which is partailly on account
The Attorney General awards a
quarter million, withheld from the
Cherokees on account of the Cherokees
participating in the rebellion.
Roderick R. Butler, member of Con
gress from Tenn., indicted for forgery,
and a warrant is out for his arrest.
LONDON, Dec. 16.- Evening. - The
Pall Mall Gazette declares it to be the
duty of England to impress upon Prus
sia that the violation of Luxemburg
neutrality cannot be allowed to pass
A dispatch from Versailles states that
the bombardment of Paris is delayed
by a lack of ammunition, and the con
dition of the roads prevents its coming
Fire will not be opened for probably
Notwithstanding the Prussians have
captured the neighboring hights, the
French in Belfort are holding out gal
VERSAILLES, Dec. 16.-The Prussians,
after a slight skirmish, occupied Beau
mont on the 11th.
BORDEAUX, Dec. 16.-O.Jcial.-On
Wednesday, the Duke of Decklenburg
took Freteval, between Chateau Dun
and Vendome. Thursday the French
recaptured Freteval. The battle with
united forces of Mecklenburg and
Frederick Charles, near Vendome, on
Thursday, lasted until night. Enemy's
losses very great.
NEW YORK, Dec. 16.-Chief Justice
Chase, in a letter, doubts whether he
can deliver an inaugural address at the
unveiling of Morse's statue. He is re
Cotton rather steady; Uplands 15, Or
leans 15j. Sales 2000 bales.
Stocks very active. Gold 110$. Money
7@7). Exchange-long 9, short 9;.
The receipts of the Western Union
Telegraph Company for October were
$6738,6653. Net profits $221,145, against
$201,393 for Octeber, 1869.
LIVERPOOL, Dec. 16.-Cotton steady;
Uplands 81(!, Orleans S.S(I. Sales