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VOL. 1. MONROE, LA., THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1870. NO.9.
An Independent Newspaper;
I'UBLISHED DAILY AND WEEKLY, AT
MONROE, OUACHITA PARISH, LA.,
BY G. W. MeCRANIE.
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One copy for thre months..................... 4,00
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TERMS OF WTEELTY :
The following rates of surbeription will be
rigidly adhered to in all cases:
Single copies ........................................S 10
One copy for six months................... 2,00
One copy for one year........................... 3,00
Arrival and Departre of the. aia.
From Monroe to Vicksbnrg-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 xMqroe
Arrives daily at 4 A. M.;
Departs daily at 6,: P. M.
From Camden, Ark., via Farmerville to'
Arrives Smitndays, Wednesdays and Fri
dlays at 4 A.. I.;
Departs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fri
.lays at 6) P. M.; closes at 6 P. M.
From Monticello, Ark., via Bastrop, to
Arrives Tuesdays, Thursdays and Satur
dlays at ti P. M.;
Departs Mondays, Wednesdays aid Fri
days at 5 A. M. Closes evening previous at
From Hillsboro, Ark., via Onachita City'
Arrives Tuesdays, Thurslayvs and Satur.
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I'R. WHiiARI.ON. TAs D. M'ENEI:Y.
Rtchardson & t McEnery,
A TORNEYS - AT- LAW, Monroe, La.,
- iraltice in all the parishes of Norti Lou
iuiatll, in the nupreme Court at Monroe, the
Federal Courts, and in the L:und ()tiuce D]e
,:artiment of the I oneral Govcrnlnlllt.
I. . MOiIRISON. AV. W. F.%}.MER.
Morrison & Farmer,
PfT'l0'1 N AtL ALMW5 6)ionroe, Ja.,
. \\will practice in the Courts of the Pa
islies of usa.mluhta. Morehouse, Rlchland,
Franklin and Caldwell. in the Supreme
s'ourt, and in the iUnited States Courts.
`\'ill also attend to all business intrnsted to
i.: in the Stat,, and F'oled.al :nmd Olliceos.
'. .~ft lC.. It . 0. CtOBB.
Stubbs * Cobb,
TT'I" NEYS AT ,LAW\, Monroe, La.,
A will practice in the ('ourts of the 12th
"f Nlorehoh t, h ('ata-
ihoula and tranklim,; also in the Parish of
.ta kson and 'niotn. v4n32 I
MONROE ADVERTISM ENTS.
1 _'" '( JT!JIAKER AND JEli'EL.L/1:,
All work inttrusted to hbis care will be exe
c'uted with neatness, care and dispatch and
fully wa rtHlted. dteel2-dmi
oLIVER & BYRNE,
li"reiriun and enS Fttrdtl/ng .ferhe/nid,
1)alerqlr in (w')leral MereChwtdi'e.
t'' A\geuts for Agricultural niplenients
-t all description, also River and Fire In sur
a.:-ce ai1( nSonthernl Express Compnlly.
GEOR1(E C. ENSMI.NGER't
LB·i, JIor/,', '0b,',,r ])egi , ·'d t" Grpvmd sf(.
iuakes otf all kinds, plain and ornamented;
('anldies; ('candied Fruits; Nuts; fresh, pre
served and canned Fruits; Fanicy Articles;
Nick-Nacks, and overythling kelpt in first
lass (Confectioncery. Partic.ular :attention
:given to Dinners, Party, a11ll and VuVed(ing
SIu1ppers. SUMIxMER SEAsox.--IC(' ( 'cTream, So
'1:4 ad1 Mineral W]V:iteIr, aid l1,l'reshimng
lliruk's ,f :111 kin.l, ',,..l-m
E. DREYFUS CO.,
Have just received a splendid assortment
of latest styles-
( ElVNT'SN TI'NTER C(LOTIHING,
manufactured to theirorder.
An invoice of tine hand-sewed
BOOTS AN)D SHOE,',
DI1 Y G OODN,
BO 0 T' & NI-HOE,
and a variety of other articles.
FINE (OO)DN JV5NT IEEIV'D,
AND 01' THE
-,a-Ladies are specially invited to call
and examine the superior and latest styles
of Goods expressly selected for them.
WHOI.EMALE N~ALEP. ITN
wel I- (O01),';
( R ]Con's,
SAND IPRiOD ltY('E,
WI NTI"IlI ,tO)l)S & uR(w)IEjJE$.
I an;i c(.ntatllv re'eiving alditions to ill\
alrentdy large( and wlell ected stok of
,"aplae a(nd Fknct Iy J)y G(ooda,,
Boots, ,Shoes, t7 eý, Hit. ,
nu, ('h.i#,' ie. qf all ki"tl.<,
And will sell s them as cheap, if not cheap
er, th:m any house in North lonisiana.
WA REHOUSE NOTICE.
hlaving a large and commodious ware
house and cotton-shed, I ant prepared to re
ceive and fbrward c)tton and freight of all
kinds, on the meet liberal terml.
N.- B.--Wll pay the highest market price
for cotton, hides, and produce of all kinds.
deel--d3n G. ('.
MON./ ROE, LA.,
IDetler in I)e., (flood.s, (Greiejtie , 11ord
*Ite', Fufrnlitutre tnd Il'EIntOtioe ,Iqtl)die.5.
*'Keeps costanttly (n hand a variety of
tine Cigars and 'robha , Wines and Liqulors
of every kind.
Hieqhest prices.u p"id for t ,tton ind (tvntrq
irl odttc decl2:d3ni
J Olin 4;. .ANDEirii,
-'ro.eri., Ted(wr.o, II'ine.,: an Liqur.:,
hn:iy attndaYtpE' ),'qy (oods, lH,'ld
,aryri, Ba," Iron attn (Or.ftingqs,
Corner 0 rand and lDhiard .s'erti,
N Ni l )1*,, I .X. dtecl,2::h
G RAND FAIR
For the benefit of the
METHODIST. E. CHIURCH ' OUTH,
in Melonroe, Louisiana,
December 21t, S2 d, 23rd and th.
EVERYTHING AT STO RE PRICES.
The place to buy your Christmas Presents.
The place to buy your Christmas Candies.
The plece to buy your Christmas Fruits.
The place to buy your Christmias Cakes.
The place to buy your Christmas Toys
The place to meet your Friends.
The place to get a line 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 BuRIK CUraca, now in process of
erection, and pPomise the community a
most elegant and agreeable entertainment.
As the supper and many fancy articles have
been contributed,and otherthings have been
purehased in quantities at reduced rates,
thy can afford to retail them at prices pre
vailing 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
fancy goods, etc., in quantities, be handed
In at the Parsonage, to Rev. C. F. EVANS.
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 he kept open
Everything that the country and city
markeis can afford will grace the Snupper
Tables, and, as the Restaurant plan will be
observed, purehesor s will pay for only what
,ome e o tg C]pS e fll I F ý ,, f, ,and
aid a n1uble ate . ,
A D)MISSION *.25.
At the sall ll:.' ansd efor the sanie cause,
(on the night of th.o 24th of l)eeexlber, there
A l.AN I) Ill (' INT.1[A~I. TRIl't:E
Your.Lal "'ol,s wort tua't:lt.ed.
'The ehilch'e. '4i'leIe.. .
.t 5 o'clock. t'hrjtu)aeEve., the curtain
will be withdraw; l from the tree,when every
one iii the room will receive at present.
Any person wishing to use the opportuni
ty, will be allowed this means of presenting
t*h4 or hlr ritenued their material uigrm#
Admission to the Tree: ADI)VJI/ ,h.;"
C('ountivy papers favoihlale to the enfcrrrise
will please copy.
i OXR OE, L...,
Re.eives, 'st'ois 'nd fdrwvards cotton and
merchandise at ruling rates, and deals, at
liberal prices, in Family Groceries, Western
Produce, Liquors, Bacon, Flour, &c.
Dec. 1Pt, 0i0. d* 8m
('OFFE A'JfOUS'A', ,
il'rand Stlreet-.olloure, l.a.
,rvaod. N!., ' t,.tn', n Ir't~n'on,,]an t n/ 'oiu rd,
h'lis is an entirely new nahxln, conve
niently located, and furnished entire with
new bar-tixtmuro,. The best brands oflioluors
and cigars kept f()r c'u.toners, and lpolite
attelltion guaranteedllt . 'hie salooI()()ll is op()e)(I
(every) moourn in igt day-ti rak. dh .'--(l:at
Josh Billings' Prayer.
From to many friends, and from
things at lute ends, Good Lord deliver
From a wife who dQant luv us, and
from children who doant look like us,
Good Lord deliver ust
From snaix In the graft, from snaixs
in our bates, from torch4ite processions,
and from all new rum, Good Lord de
From pack peddlers, from young
folkes in lnv, froth old aunts without
money, from kolera morbus, Good
Lord deliver us !
Fromp wealth without charitee, from
pride without sence, from pedigree
worn out, and from all rich relations,
Good Lord deliver us t
From aunepapers els, and from pils
that ain't flsik, onm females that faint,
and from men who flatter, Good Lord
From virtue without fragrance, from
butter that smells, and from cats that
are coarting, Good Lord deliver us!
From old folk's secrets and from our
own, from megiums and wimin korn
mittees, Good Lord deliver us !
From pollyticians who prm, and from
saints who tipple,from ri kofil, red her
ring, and awl grass widders, Good Lord
From folks who won't laff, and from
them who giggle, from tite botes, easy
virtue, and ram mutton, Good Lord de
liver us !
Hair pins are now called switch ten
TýRENTON HIGH SICHOOL,
Rev. J. Lane Borden, Principal.
The Ecereises of fhis School wilt C(bmmnene on
the Third day of October exrt.
The Board of Directors take this method
of informing the Public that a new and conl
Inodious School House is now being erected,
and will he ready for tlhe opening of the
They have secured the services of Rev. ..
Lane Borden, as Principal, who has a wili
earned reputation for protieioncv,energy and
enterprise as a teacher. The Principal has
engaged Miss Mary Clishy, late of the Pres%
byterlan Synodleal Institute,Talladega,Ala.,
who will take oharge of the Female Depart.
Went. Possessing a thorough educatioi,
having had mnahn years' experience as a
Teacher in the best 4choolb of the country,
and bringing testimonials of the highest
character, shale cerlinly well qualited tfo
The Scholastic Year consists of three terms,
of thirteen weeks each. Pupils icarged froun
tillle of entry to end of ternl. No deducttions
mnade exeeptl" In It' Mr m l, ed sickness.
Tuition payable one-half in advance, and!
one-half at the end of the terim.
RATES OF TUITION :
For ferli of thirteen weeks: Primnary
claiss, $1); Intermediate elass, $1i; Aeabenlic
class, *15; Music, $1i; Iucidenttl tee, i4 cti.
Board caln he secured in private faitilts
at $]15 per month.
SQARD OF DIRE'rOlRn.
A. F. "Fleurnoy, President, E. I. Bllocke:,
iteretary, B. I). Siheppard, John rago, 'iT.
McJluire, Jethro Moore, 8. O. larche.
Trenton, La., iyept. ia, 1870. nI-tf
U~TNI.V ]re ((T '" LOUISIlANA''
LAW DEP+A'tIMENT. ' -
The annual 'ourme of Lemturea in this de
partment.Vill begun on the secoud Monday
of November, Iti, ind edntinue until coin
nlelwolnent day in the ensuiug jSp ing. Stu
dents of law desirous to itatrfeulate will
apply t, (' ,RONELIUC, "issa of Faculty,
80 ('ustqwhouse St., New Orleans.
July '22, 1I70. n44:5tm
THIE GREAT AMRRICAN
Lntrr' HOr.L, OVaRRNAarsfl , AND us:wr,o
Is warranted to execute, in the best man
ner, every variety of Sewing, Hemming,
Felling, t('dhir. 'Tucking, Braiding,
(Gathering and 4owing on at one time;
Quiltilng, (Overnonaing, E]nlbroiderinK on
the edge; and, il addition, mlakes beautiful
Button and Evelet l oles in all fabrics. It
ha1 no equal; being alts)luttely the "BRest
-amily Machinlt" inl thile world; and intrin.
sicatlly tile cllheals:t, as it tdoes work n
other machline can m'etonlplish.
We also have for sale, "The Plain AnmerL
call."' a boiautiful Family MIachlline, withlut
the Button Hiole parts, at a reduced price.
('irculars with tull particulars and 1san.
,len of work donle on these nmcehines can c('
had fronm tle Sailes Hloom of the eniera!
Agency, o. 7 c 'rntl ,treet, Niew Orleo,,.'.
Inlst r ult iois given on the Machine gratu ih
onislv to tl; ll purcha.ser5. -Agents withl sol:· '
apitial w'utiaied ill every 4 ountv and Paris!.
ADAMS N ('o..
ng:ly No. 7T; 4'anal Stroot, New Orleat:.