VOL. 1. MONROE, LA., TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 1871. NO. 17.
An Independpendent Newspaper;
PI'LISHED DAILY ANDI WEEKLY, AT
MONROE, OUACHITA PARISH, LA.,
BY G4. W. MetRANIE.
TERM8 OF DAILY:
,Single copies........................ ...$ 10
One copy per week........... ............. t... 50
Five copies ~er week........... ............ 2,00
One copy for three months................. 4,00
Five copies, one address, for 3 months.. 17,50
A&EIf not paid in advance 25 per cent.will
beo added to the above rates.
TERM2S OF W*TE3CLY :
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 Malls.
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 MeOree
Arrives daily at 4 A. M.
Departs daily at 6% P. I.
From Camden, Ark., via Farmerville to
Monroe, La. -
Arrives Sundays, Wednesdays and Fri
days at 4 A. M.;
Departs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fri
days at 6% P. M.; closes at 6 P. M.
From Monticello, Ark., via Bastrop, to
Arrives Tuesdays, Thursdays and Satur
days at 6 P. M.;
l)eparts Mondays, Wednesdays and Fri
dlays at 5 A. M. Closes evening previous at
From Hillsboro, Ark., via Ouaeklta City
Arrives Tuesdays, Thursdays and Satur
days at 2 P. M.;
ieparts Mondays, Wednesdays and Fri
days at 6 A. M. Closes evening previous at
1. I'I IAIHDON. JAS D. M'ENEURY.
Richardson & MeEnery,
A 'rORNEYS - AT- LAW, Monroe, La.,
p ,ractice in all the parishes of North Lou
i.iana, in the Supreme Court at Monroe, the
lederal Courts, and in the Land OffRie De
lpartminlt of the General Giovernlment.
1. H. MiRISON. ~W. W. FAIRMIER.
Morrison 8& Farmer,
''T(T RNEYS AT LAW, Monroe, La.,
i will prsctle in the Courts of the Pa
rishes of Ouachita, Morehouse, Richland,
tranklin and Caldwell, in the Supreme
c',ourt, and in the United States Courts.
W\ill also attend to all business intrusted to
tlheml in the State and Fedornl Land Ofleces.
I:. P. sTUn IH . R. (t. (ORB.
Stubbs a Cobb,
SITT' RNEYS AT LAW, Monroe, La.,
will practice in the Courts of the 1*tb
.•i dleial District, composed of the Parishes
of Morehouse, Ouachita, Caldwell, Cata
houla and Fraqklin.; also in the Parishes of
Jackson and Union. v4htl2
R A. FLANAGAN,
I 17l'tI'II AJKER ANI) JEW I'ELER,
All work intrusted to his care will be exe
c.uted with neatness, care and dispatch and
fully warr anted. decl2-d3n
OLIVER & BYRNE,
I~veceirinf/ (ld Forwtardijin/ JMerchonfs
Iealers in (General Merchandise.
r'' Agents fot Agricultural Ihnllementic ts
,f all description, also Hiver and Fire Insur
aice and Houtlecrn Express Company.
GEIOR(;" C. ENSSMIN(3ER'
('CO N IF E T1T IONERY,
I,'i, I ,!: , l , < ro,, , ,,, , . I).i,t ,l d . 41t5..
takes of all kindts, plailnl andl ornamnented;
'aidics; ('andied Frulits; Nults; fresh, pro
.r\ed andill canned Fruits; Fancy Articles;
Nic·k-Nacks, alnd o\'crvtllhing klept in tirt
ci;ls (' onfectionery. Particular attelntion
.ivcn to, l)inners, Party, Bali and Wedding
sllpelrs.. SIUMMER NEASONi.--IceO ('reaml, So
iA :aiiI Mineral Waters, lind Refreshling
Iti ' f ,d all kin ,s imel--d3ni
E. DREYFUS & Co.,
Have just received a splendid assortment
of latest styles
GENT'N WINTER CLOTHING,
manufactured to their oroer.
An invoice of time hand-swed-
BOOTS AND SHOES,
HA T S',
DRY G OOD'Y,
BOOTS' & S'HOE/,
and a variety of other articles.
FINVE GOODS J.US'T RECEIVED,
AND OF THE
J&-Ladles are specially invitod to call
and examine the superior and latest styles
of Goods expressly selected for them.
WHOLESAE DIALER IN
WINTER GOODS & GROCERtIES.
I am constantly receiving additions to my
already large and well selected stock of
,*aple and Ataey Dry Good ,
Boots, Slhoes, Clips, Hats,
-r e"' i "Ies o a kinds,
And will sell them as cheap, if not cheap
er, than any house in North Louisiana.
iHaving a large and conmmodious ware
house and cotton-shed, I am prepared to re
ceive and forward cotton and freight of all
kinds, on the most liberal terms.
V. B.-Will pay the highest market price
for cotton, hides, and produce of all kinds.
decl2--da3m G. C.
J HOFFM N,
D)ealer in Dr. Goods, Groceries, Hard
were, Furniture and Plantation ~Sqtplies.
,*&-Keeps constantly on hand a variety of
tine Cigars and Tobacco, Wines andl Liqnors
of every kind.
igqhest priee. paid/'or Potio, mid (bul In,
JOHN (4. SANDERS,
(Groceries, 'Jliacoo, I'tnes ads Liquors,,
khncy (End, 'aple Dry Goods, THard
ware, Bar Iron and (litings,
and Landrelth's Garden eeds,
)'orner Grand and DeMiard sreets,
MONROE, LIA. decl2:3mn
Rceives, stores and forwards cotton and
liberal prices, in amly roceries, Western
Produce, Liquors, Bacon, Flour, &ct.
Dec. 13, 1870. d:3mn
J . GAR " ETSON'S
COFFEE HO USE,
0 YSTER ~SALOON,
4AND. T'1t-PIN ALLEY,,:I
Grand Street-Monroe, La.
Grndrl St., between Gratnont nnod DeYieard,
This is an entirely new saloon, conve
niently located, astd'frntshed entire with
new bar-fixtures. The best brands of liquors
and cigars kept for customers, and polite
attention guaranteed. The saloon is opened
every morning at day-break* decl2-d3n
v -DALER INi
Fine gold and silver Watches, and
Preneh ahd American Clocks, fine h
solid gold Jewelry, Pianos and Melo.[jl
diots, Musical Instruments of all descrip
tions, sheet mualc, &c., and solicitor lbr the
celebrated pianos of the St. Louis Manufae
turing Company. dee20-d3m:wy
NEW ORLEANS CARDS.
ANDREW J. AIKEN. JOHN W. WATT.
AIKEN & WATT,
AND COMMISSION MERCHANTS,
No. 60 Carondelet Street, New Orleans, La
Special attention given to orders for the
purchase of all descriptions of Produce,
Agricultural Implements, and Plantation
Supplies. AIKEN & WATT.
September 25, 1870. nl:ly
A. LEVY. I. I,. HAAS.
L EVY & HAAS,
[ Formerly of (tbtnumbi, Ia.,]
COTTON FACTORS AND GENERAL
No. 42 Perdldo Street, New Orleans.
J PINCKNEY SMITH,
Conluisaion Merchant and General Pur
No. 196 Gravier Street, New Orleans.nl2:tf
S. L. JAMs. C. B. BUCKIBR. TOM nYitux.
JAMES, BUCKNER & CO.,
COTTON FACTORS AND COMMISSION
COTTON AND WOOLEN GOODS,
ROOTS, SHOES, BARRELS,
HOGSHEADS AND BRICKS
No . 140 (;ravrier ,Street, New Orlemanv.
PIERSON & HEWS,
[wutccensors to Pitkin, Pierson & Cb.]
FINE (CLOTIING AND FURNISHING
Nos. 13 and 15 Camp Street, opposite the
NE IW ORLEA NN.
Suits at $12, $15, $25 and $30; Overcoats at
$10, $12, $15, and $20 to $40; also boys'
clothing, prices moderate.
Goods warranted as represented. Planters
and others are invited to call and examine
ENN, PACE & SIMMONS,
COTTON FA(CTORS AND COMMISSION
No.. 50 Union Street,
NElf OR LEAtN,.
)Decemnlher 18, 1860.. nl3:1y
SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES.
TNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA,
L LA DEPAR*NT.
The annual Course of Lectures in this de
partment will begin on the second Monday
of November, 1870, and continue until comn
mencement day in tlhe pnsting Spring. Stu
dents of law I 1remWI to, mtic-ualate 'will
apply to C. ROSFjIUS~ Dean A.Fqulty,
80 Customhouse St., New Orleans.
July 9, 1870. t44:5m
Will open with a i'tll and cofmpetent corps
of teeh s, in tew, new brick Metuhdist
Church in Monroe, on,
Mo-dcg, ,J~anIwa. 16th, 18T1.
The latet and mnsa improved methods of
instruction will be p1used, snd thorough
and imphrtali disal te ena6 d.
A limited nutber o,bg~o.,under ten years
of age wilt be receive, and taiht in a sep
As no persanal applicatio} will be.mde,
the Prhnlipd takes this method of sofiliting
the patronag. of his friends in this and ad
Rates of Taitio/, for term of 13 Weeks:
Primary Class............................... $ 0 00;
Inttermediate...................... 19 00;
Aeadem ic ......................... ............... 15 00;
Music .......................................... 15 00;
Incidental fiee. ............0... ........... 50;
One-half in advance, balance at the end of
'For further information apply, to
C. F. EVANS,
dec94 70 n14-tf Parsonage, Monroe, La.
TRENTO HIGH SCHOOL.
Rev. J. Lane .er4es, Principal.
The Eterdees of thi.s &hool will (bunaewnce on
the Third day of October next.
The Board of Directors take this method
of informing the 'ubliothat a new asndeouu
modious School House is now being erected,
and will be ready for the opening of the
They have secured the services of Rev. J.
Lane Borden, as Principal, who has a well
earned reputation for proticiency,energy and
enterprise as a teacher. The Principal has
engaged Miss Mary Clisby, late of the Pres
byterian Synodical Institute Talladega, Ala.,
who will take charge of the Female Depart
ment. Possessing a thorough education,
having had many years' experience as a
Teacher in the best, sehools of the country,
and bringing testimonials of the highest
character, she is certainly well qualified for
Theeholastic Year consists of three terms,
of thirteen weeks each, Pupils chbared from
timeof entry to endof term. No deductions
made except in eaets of protraeted sickness.
Tuition payable oneý al in advance, and
one-hatlf the end of the term.
RATES OF TUITION:
For term of thirteen weeks: Prihlary
class, $8; Intermediate clam, $}*. Acabemic
class, 015; Music, $16; Inpcdental fee, 50 ets.
omaid~ can be secured in private families
at $15 per month.
BOARD or DIuETORS.
A. F. Flourney; Pgkident, E. B. Blocker,
Secretary-, B. D. alsp yad, John Drago, T.
MeGuire, Jethro' Moore, 8.. OLarche.
Trenton, La., Sept. 241,180. nl-tf
(brner (harand nd De,.iard ate.,
Keeps constantly on hand a complete as
sortment of Dry (Goods, Clothing, Furnish
ing Goods, qkito and Shoes, Hats and Saps,
Notions, Cutlery, &c,
Sold at the lowest prices. dec?2--dim
STOVES AND TANWARE.,
A general assortment of these articles kept
on hand,and sold at reasonable prices by the
undersigned. Wholesale orders for Tinware
tilled at New Orleans prises, freight added.
Repairs promptly attended to.
decb2-'tf Grand street, Monroe, La.
FREDERIICSQN r HARTE,
DRUGS, MEDICINES, PAINTS,OILS, &r.,
139 Canal Street, New Orleans, La.
_ Sept. 10, 1I870 .. n5L:lv
ERLONG COTTON SEED.
H 150 BU'SHELS FDR SALE.
The undersigned has in store, for sal'e,
over 150 bushels of the celebrated Her
long Cotton Seed. This variety of cotton
seed has acquired the preference over all
other varieties whereve# fairly tested. It in
remarkably prolitic ami opens earlier by
several days than the ordinary cotton.
J. HO~WEITL TATI'M, 'Trenton, LI.
Oct 15, 1870. nt:tf
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