A DEMOCRATIC PAPER.
Orw'wIr. JoaaL x. or WEsT FRLCIAXA
OeIIleLLJOURNAL CITY or BAYOU SARA
PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY.
8. LAMBERT... PROPRIETOR
". O. 1D A UOTEDN..............Editor.
iL. Wramues llle, May 25, '98.
krraurras Muacnuaws.-Blank con
tsrety. printed after the moast approved
srma may be lad in quantities to suit
and at a nnasonable charge, upon appli
atin pt the NTmEL office.
We direct attention to the announce
mest whilh appears under its proper head
ing in enothercolnurn. Gentlemen who
desihrto place-their names before the peo
ple, aabjet to the action of the Democrat
ie-Conservative Convention, will best
adreace their claims through the use of
printer's ink. In this connection we de
sie to state plainly and emphatically
that no name will be announced for office
through our columns unless the mosey ac
companies the insertion. Terms for an
noancing candidates will be found in the
third column of our first page. They are
as follows: State and District offices,
15,0P; Parish offices $10,00; Ward offi
THE LOTTERY COMPANY SEEKS TO
CRUSH THE N. O. DEMOCRAT.
The Louisiana State Lottery Company
having brought action against Mr. A. C.
Janin, one of the proprietors of the N O.
Democrat, forthe amount of $25,000 dam
ages, on account of an editorial appearing
in that paper on the 15th inust., the Demo
erat responds on Tuesday last in an article
which should be sustained by every hon
est paper in Louisiana, which we ap
plaud, and from which we take the fol
The Louisiana Lottery Company was
established by an act purchased from a
corrupt Legislature; the subsequent acts
passed in its interest were purchased from
Legislatures equally corrupt. It sustain
ed the Radical administrations when in
power; it corrupted the juidicia.
ry. State and Federal, from police to sn
preme courts; it went into our legisla
ture and by currupt means combined
against the people in the interest of the
bonmholders; it has become a moral pes
tilence in our midst; it has a primary
school for gambling; it has taught ser
vants to steal the money of their employ
ers; it has made swindlers and theives
ofelerks; it has debauched ministers of
the Gospel ; like some vile, pestilential
andinsidions disease, it has eaten into
and permeates our whole social and politi
esIsystem. TheTweed ring in New York
was a bad thing; but that touched and
contaminated only the politics ofthat me
tropolis; itnever invaded the social life
ofthe city and state. The lottery ring in
New Orleans is therefore infinitely worse.
It has corrupted our politics ; it has de
bauched our legislatures; and in every
street of the city and evtry town of the
State it has opened its primary schools to
tempt and teach people to gamble.
There has never been a newspaper in this
city. exceptthe Democrat, that it has.not
purchased and silenced ; we doubt ifmany
men have run for an office in this city on
either side since the organization of this
company who did not stand in awe of its
power, and who were not anxious to con
ciliate its tremendous power. It is this
institution which the Democrat has. at
tacked; and because we have dared to
attack it, because we refused its bribes, in
sidiously offered under guise of businese,
we are to* be robbed and plundered
through the ingenuity of able lawyers,
and, if possible, through courts and ju
ries, of$25,000. Must there not be a so
esia demoralization when a corrupt gamb
lihgmonopoly thus hires the first law
yers of the country and seeks to de.troy
the organ of the people !
We accept the challenge thrown down
to us in this suit. We have refused the
insidious o. ersofthis company; we have
fought it when the majority of the Legis
liture lay helpless in its grip; single-hands
ed and alone; when the Times and Pica
yune were, as they are now, its abject,
willing and obedient tools, we made the
fight against it. What wag our object ?
More money than the Lottery Company
have sued our associate for we could have
had from this company for the asking;
and it is not long since money -even the
sum the advertisiug of the Lottery Com
pany in the Times and Picayune amounts
to-and which the coupany begged us to
accept, was an object to us. But we unn
derstood the pernicious influence of that
hinstutio. in our polities. The DEMO
OIRAT was established, and, in its days of
Sdistress, sustained by thie Democratic
party, and we felt that we had no right
to hold relations or make terms with the
Dlottery Company for onr personal emolu
ment. In the interest of the Democratio
party, therefore, in the interest of the
people wlio established the DEMOCRAT,
and look to it for bonest counsel and hon
eat opinion, we opened this war, in the
interest of the State we have kept it up.
and in that interest, so help us God, we
will keep it up until the lottery monopo
ly is destroyed or the DEMOCRAT is
crushed. If in such a fight as this the
DEMIocRAT or any one of its proprietors
can be robbed, swindled and plundered
through the courts of the State we are
strivin to protect, ofg125,000 or any other
sum, then eis our mnissio endel.
We fail almost cgnustantly to re
oeive the Monday issuea of the
New Orleans Democrat. As we don't
f/el able to be deprived of a sin
gle number of 'that ablejournal we may
ibe justified in reqluesting somebody or
other to "rise and ezplaiu." We don't
mean to say that the paper simply gets
behind time, but that it don't come at
P A late decision of the Supreme
Gourt is to tohe effect that parties keep
ing stores for the purpose (if selling to or
supplying their own emptro3 eces only, are
not'subject to the license tax. Under
former constructions of thie law, planters
have been required to take out licenses
tor the stores kept upon their plauta
tionus for the purpo'e of urpplying their
WAsiNOGTON, D. C., May 18. 1878.
In the Senate our- solons have
been engaged during the past week
with going over the calendar, and
passing bills of both public and
private nature. The harmony of
this wing of the Oapitol has been
disturbed not, notbing of impor
tance has occurred to rufle the
feathers of our "old gentlemen"
worthy of chronicling.
In the House the forepart of the
week has been consumed by the
introduction of .private, balls, peti
tions, etc. Orr repredentatives pass
ed the bill to retire silver three and
five cent pieces, and make silver
coin a legal tender to the amount
of twenty dollars. After which
the first gun was fired through an
introduction of the Potter resolu
tion to investigate the Presiden
tial frauds by the Radicals raising
the point that it was not a privi
leged question. After a whole
days filibustering by the Radicals,
Speaker Randall gave the verdict
in favor of our side by deciding it
to be "A question of high privi
;ege"*' This was a knockdowin
blow to the Radicals, who have
resorted to all manner and kind of
delatory seotions to stave off the
nlovestigation, and have thereby
blocked all legislation for the
public good, by their revolution
ary determinedness to prevent an
inquiry into the electoral'-fraud in
iquities, through extreme fear of
utter disruption and anihilation of
their party. The tactics of the
Rad's have been repeated for the
last three days, which resulted
each day in the want of a quorum,
and hence our side have thereby
been forced to adjourn from day
to day until a sufficient number of
Democrats now absent on leave
(and "paired") can return, which
will give us a quorum of a work
ing majority, and then the dose
will be forced down their throats
aolens tolens. Mr. Potter, the in
troducer of the resolution, replied
to Gen, Banks, that it he (Banks)
would assure him.(Potter) that the
Radical aide of the House would
allow a vote on the pending
resolution the House could
then proceed with the puldic busi
ness. This Banks refused to do.
So the dead lock in the tiou e still
r(mains uubroken,.up to the. N it
ing of this.
The mu-ter roll of Democrats
increased yesterday to 142, which is
five short of a quorum, .n the vote
of the Potter-Investigation into
the Presidential Frauds. Radi
cils Hale and Garfield held their
followers in subjection by giving
them to understand that a break
would occur in the Democratic
r nks, and the investigation there
by be -quelchee. They went even
so far in their fit of frenzy and
desperation to assure the ratn and
file of their party that an under
standing to that effect had been
effected with disaffected Deno
crats But as not a word of mur
muring was noticeable on our side,
consideranbe dissatisfaction was
manifested by the Radical minori
ty, at the deception practiced up
on them by their leaders, Hale
and Garfield, and it is probable
that a break will occur among cer
tain Radicals, who" dislike very
much the position they are pluced
in of defending the great -fraud,
and acknowledge that they ,uave
seen sufficient evidences of the
truth of the charges contained in
the Potter Resolutions of inquiry
to ju-ti!y an investigation, But
these unfortunates have been so
lied to and deceived by their lead
ers that they have been made
blind to the appeals of the Demo
cmrats for no exposure of the elce=
toral frauds. Now that tlhey havre
begun to open their eyes, it is .x
pectcd that a sufficient nunbr
will form a quorum and allow the
Democrarts to plss the Poater Res
Garfield's comnplaint during the
debate on the Potter resolutioi of
inquiry into ,he Piesidential fraad
was, that the scope of the investi
gation was not large enough and
our democratic friends propose to
include him in the investigation,
not only as to his association
and connection with the fiauds but
also as to the two cases of protsi
tu!ion and per jury comm tted by
him, the great Radical Saint, irn
relation to the twenty shabes of
Credit Mobillier stock, and the
$5000 DeGollier bribe which he
conlessed to have received in street
paving contracts given out by
'Boss' Shepherd here in our city.
We sitcerely hope our democratic
frioends will put before himn the
mirror ol h's own actions, which
reflcts a picturesque political per
juror in whitcl can be seen only
daint Garfie.d, in his criminal
''The frau lulet administration
has re'orted to the low debasing
trick of the lobbyist, to stifle and
prevent an investigation into his
title to the White Hous3, antu ges
terday immediately after the loose
adjourned, an official trig of
Ruther Fraud Hayes, rusbedaeolthe
foor and began to pour ihto be
ears of the members a. djstreei-ag
aecount of the baleful effect the -a!
vestigation would have. When a
President, so called of the U. 8. re
sorts to such low lived attemos at
bulldozing, it is about time all re
spectable people of both political
parties should kick the vulgar mis
creant out of the White House.
And here we feel it our duty as
a public writer to rap our demo
cratic friends in Cougrees, over the
knuckles with our "quasi editorial
pen for their well known disease,
absence, which has caused as a great
deal of vexatious annoyance and
inability to carry good democratic
measures during the present session,
for it often places the democratic
house at the mercy of and under
control of the radical minority, who
are ever present and always ov'
hand in full force, upon the klick
of the clock at 12 M. and remain
there till the very last opportunity.
If our democratic friends were on
ly as indefatigaLle workers and
watchers as ye untiring rads we
could have won many laurels this
All interest in everything politi
cal and otherwise has subsided,
and the occupation of eve y one
seems bent upon the proceedings is
the House over the investigation,
so much so that we' are forced to
close this epistle, and wait.for the
coming eve.. t, a ful! account of
which we promise you in our next.
OUR NEW PACKET.
Capt. J. J. Brown of the Gov. Allen,
than whom there is nor more competent
or careful commander on the river, is
building expressly for the Bayou Sara
trade, one of the finest as well as most
complete steamboats ever turned out
from a western builder's hands. Such a'
boat, officered by such accomplished gen
tlemen as now preside in the several de
partments on the Allen; cannot fail to
prove a most pronounced as . ell as ac
ceptable success. We clip the following
from the Cincinnati Commercial:
Capt. J. J. Brown, who is building the
Edward J. Gay here for the New Or
leans and Bayou Sara trade, has col
tractee. with Dunmont for six steel boillers,
32 feet long, 4. inllcei jn diameter, conu
tailing 2 flues each. all the sheet iron
work, a pair of chimneys, 52 inches in di
ameter, 66 feet long, fire fronts, grate
bars, all the valves, tand all the parapher
nalia ready for steam on the new boat to
be ready by the tenth of July.
FROM ALTAR TO GRAVE.
HORRIBLE FATE OF A YOUNG WIFE.
LSt. Louis Evening Pbst.J
BROOKLYx, N. Y., May 14.--Front 94
South Fourth street, Williamsburg, three
days ago, Miss Wenzio went forth a
bride and to-day or to-morrow her body
will be borne thence to the grave. The
young lady was married to Mr. H. J.
Cole, a well-to-do tobacco merchant of
Greenpoint, who after the wedding con
ducted his bride to their now home, 122
Cuyler street. On Saturday Mrs. Cole
attempted to.clean the stove in one of
the rooms with liquid stove polish by
pouring it on the ' top of the stove, in
which fire' burned at the time. Mr. Cole
was absent at the time and the only oc
cupant of the room was a brother of the
bride's, who was lying asleep on the sofa.
Some of the liquid must have reached the
fire through the cracks in the iron of the
stove, for the stuff blazed up fiercely.
Mrs. Cole sprang back with a cry. but
was not quick enough to avoid the flames,
which completely etcircled'her garments
Being of light material, they instantly
caught tire. Aftervainly trying to smo
ther the flames with her hands, she went
toward the sofa, on which her brotlher
was lying and cried out. "Brother,
brother, for God's sake helpl me, I am
burningl" The brother excitedly jumnp
ed up, b't strikmng his foot against the
threshold of the dooorway, fell headlong
to the floor fainting.
Mrs. Cole then threw herself on the
floor and rolled herself upon the carpet.
Her nephew soon after came, but all
night the poor woman lay tossing tnd:
moaning in the most intense agony. Yes
terday morning, as the light struggled
through the shutters of her wintdow,
death relieved her of her pain.
Complaint has been made to %s by
subscribers at Tunics, in this parish, of
the irregularity that attends the arrival
of the SENTINEL at that post office.
inquiries addressed by us to Mr. Winn,
postmaster at that place, elic
it the fact that the paper not dlnfre
quently arrives a week afterpublication,
by the down trips of the mail packets.
Why it should pass TLnica anal return
dorn the river can he explainmed only,
we opine, by the mail agent on the boat.
We heartily desire him-or them-to
give the subject speedy and serioues at
tention. May not the package be care
lessly forwarded to Tunics county.
Mlises T Bnt it is always plainly ad
dressed. No nmonre such bungling if you
Call at Mumford's or Brooks' Drug
Store and get a trial package of Dr. A. Q.
Simmons' Vegetable Liver Medicine. It
costs. you nothing and may savo your
A BTRANGE CATTLE EPIDEMIC.
The dairymen north of the city 'are se
riously arlarmed concerning an epidemic
that'has broken ont. among their cattle.
From eating dew-covered white clover
a oerlin highly expansilve gas is formed
in she bovine stomach which petletrates
to all parts of the animals' bodies, caus
ing death in a few hours. There is only
one known remhedy and that is to thrust a
knife in the sides of the afflicted eattle
just behind the shoulder blade. This
affords an outlet for the gas and brings
instant relief. Cattle suffering
from this gaseous complaint look as
though they might have been fed on
compressed yeast. The dairymen have
associated themselves together for mu
tual protection, and by adopting this
method manage to prevent a very ex
tensive mortality, though probably a
hundred cows have diediTfrom the di
sease thus far. The gentle herdsmen
now go around 't ith long, keen butcher
knives, which they slip into the sides
of their cows when occasion requires.
The cornfield subdivisions north of the
city have been converted into immense
clover fields, and it is here the grazing
kine are encountering the death-dealing
white variety. Dairymen call the di
sease "clovering." It has not yet at
tacked the pumps, and the milk mer
charts do not feel entirely disheartened.
[N. Y. C'r. Courier-Journal.]
In this connection, let me give
you the number of copies sold of a
few of the best known publica tions
of this wind : "'Put me in my lit
tie bed." by Dr. Dexter Sm.iti,
250.0000 '"Come birdie, come,"
same author 100,000: "Mollie dar
;ing. by Will S. Hays, 40,000;
"'Silver threads among the gold."
by IDnnks [who is very popular]
75,000 : 'Come hcmce, fa'ther,"
50,000 : "'Evangeline." 25,000 :
Tramp tramp, tr amp, 100.
000 : Norah Neill, 100.000 :
Sweet Genevieve, 20.000. M Dny
of these still sell steadily, and will
doubtless continue to do so for a
tnumber of years. Songs written
to suit the times lrcquently renca
rmmense sales, and a. in book ipub:
licatious, those which appear the
weakest are not uufr.quent'y the
SEvery package of Dr. Harter's Fever
and Agne Specitic is sold under a full
guarantee. If the proprietors of thiscel
ebrated renmedy had not sufficient evi
deuce of its superiority over all other
ague preparations they would not sell it
in thisway. They run no risk, for it
never fi:ils to cure. For sale by all Dr tg
L' The flowing reporter, who wrote,
with refeience to a well known belle,
" Her dainty feet were encased in shoes
that might be taken for fairy bolts," tied
his wardrobe up in a handkerchief and
left for parts uniknown when it appeared
the next morning: " Her dirty feet
were encased in shoes that might be
taken for ferryboats."
At the foot of Lookout Mountain, near
Chattanoouga, Toun., was fought many a
hard battle during the war.
On that saue ground, nearly forty
years ago a victory was gained more
glorious than any gained by our armies.
A remedy was there discovered for liver
diseases that excited the wonder of
scientific men and physicians. Purely
vegetable, it excelled in curative prop
erties the mineral drugs, such as calo
mel, and was as harmless to the system
and almost as pleasant to the taste as
coffee. This world-famous remedy is Dr.
A. Q. Simmons' Vegetable Liver Medi
cile, manufactured by M. A. Thedford
& Co., Chattanooga, I'enn. It is for sale
by Dr. Mumford and Dr. Brooks, who
have some trial packages which will be
given to all applicant.s free of charge.
May 18, '78.
We are iindebted to our Representative
in Congress, Heln. E. W. Robertson, tor a
copy of the able report from the Comrrmitr
tee on Levees and Improvement ot the
Mississippi river. Also for coutiruedfn
vors in the way of valuable public docu
~ 'At a wedding recently, hlren a
clergymnam asked the lady, ' Wilt thou
have this man to be thy wedded hus
banld t" She, with a modesty which lent
her beauty an additional grace, replied,
" If you please."
NE W' A D VER TISEM, ENVTS.
J.S. S WE E T M .N',
DaY GooDs, STAPLE AND FANCY GRo
ceries, etc., etc.,
BAYOU SARA, LA.
(Foot of the Hill.)
A Well Appointed
is a SPE'CIAL FEATURE .
A supply ot Ice-cold
SODA IJ'ATE[ ,
}"resh Confections and Ice Cream con
stantly on hand throughout the Season.
The accomnodation and comfort of ladies
Specially I'roridcd For.
May °3, '7±--._m
BOUNJTIES ! . PEJSIO 'S !
BO UJPIE !
• ---o---Ow--- • .
Lý VERY SOLDIER disabled in the
SMilitary. or Naval Service is entitled
to a pension. Wounds, diseases, rup
tures and injuries of every kind received
in tho'line o duty ard pensionablo.
We make a Spe
SURVIVORS of the WAR of 1812
are entitled to a pension for life of $8
per month. N idows are entitled to pen
sions for themselves and minor children
under. certain conditiots.
Every MEXICAN WAR survivor should
send in his name at once, as an impor
tant bill affecting their interists is now
pending before Congress.
BOUNTY CLAIMS will receive specialat
tention. Application for full particulars
should be made to the undersigned im
CHAS. M. BARROW,
Agent for Conrad & Co.
RESPECTFULLY begs to inform the citi
zeuns of West Feliciana that he has con
stantly on hatnd a complete assortmenlt
of Crane, Breed & Co.'s, MAETALIC CASES,
plain and ornanmental, and that through
an arrangement which he has etfected
with the Railroad Co.. by which their
hand-car will always be at his service,
he is enabled to fill orders from West Fe
liciana promptly and at short notice.
TELEGORAPHIC orders from Bayou.Sara
promptly responded to.
May 11, '78-ly
WMt. It. IIAILE. N. P: PHILLI PS
HAILE & PHILLIPS,
NEW T.XAs LANDING, POINTE
Having entered into a Co-partnership
for the purpose of conductiug the DtUG
and General Merchandise business at
New Texas Landing, urder the above
firm, mim:le and style, we shall open with
in a few days, due notice ot which will
be given, an entirely FRESH stock of
DRUGS, MlEDICINLS and other ler
chandise. Plhysicianus' prescriptions will
be varefully and accurately tilled at all
hours by Mr. I'hillips, late of luitnford's
Drug Store, Bayou Sara.
IH N. B. We will give special attention
to rhe storage, receiving anid forwarding
i e respectfully solicit a share of the
public patronage, and guarantee strict
and utiremitting attention to the interests
of our riendlltls, i the sevetrarl branchces
of ollr Iiisilie.s. sn ]
mayl 1 -7e.
''o the 't ax-pnayers n:oal Voters
of tihe Pa astrh of eVst Feli
Notice is hereby given that I wil
attend at the different 'Preciuicts on the
dlays menlltionedl as tollows fr the pulir
pose of revising PerstTona:lI PI'operty, as
sessmanllt and tq register the lnailes
of niall the qualitied voters of the Parish:
Acklen's, 7th RWard, oin 13llh, 14th and
15th May. Tunica. 7th Ward, tith, 17th,
and l1th; St. Francisville, Ist Ward,
20th. 21st, andl 22d May. Bayou Sara,
slt Ward, 23d1, 24th land 25th. Star Hill,
21 \Ward, May 27th, 28th adllt |th. C.
I. Smllith, Utlh Wail d, May 30th, 31st and
.Jiuni 1st. Mirs. IB::in.s, 311 Ward, .nune
3d, 4t1h and 5th. (.trange Hiall.3th bWard,
(i6th, 7th and rth .lu:te. Laurel II1ll, 4th
Ward, Ilith, 11th a id 12th .Jiite. C. E.
Percy's. 8th Ward, 13th. 14.h and 15th
Junle. Brick Church, 10th Wardl, 17th,
15th, ail 19th .Inu it.. Mr. Schiultz, (Ei1
Ward, 20th, 21st and 22d1 Junii.
A M. W. S'IEWAriT.
Assessor and Registrar.
Apr'l 20, '78--lt
For Scrofula, and all
sipelas, Rose or St. An
thony's Fire, Eruptions
and Eruptive diseases
of the skin, Ulcerations
of the Liver, Stomach,
Kidneys, Lungs, Pim
ples, Pustules, Boils,
Blotches, Tumors, Tet
ter, Salt Rheum, Scald
He , Ringworm, Ulcers, Sores,
Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Pain in the
Bones Side and Head, Female Weak
ness, Sterility, Leucorrhtea arising
from internal ulceration, and uterine
disease Syphilitic and Mercurial dis
eases, bropsy Dyspepsia, Emacia
tion, General Debility, and for Puri
fying the Blood.
This Sarsaparilla is a combination of
drake,Yellow Dock-with the lodides
of Potassium and Iron, and is the
most efficacious medicine yet known
for the diseases it is intended to cure.
Its ingredients are so skilfully
combined that the full alterative
effect of each is assured, and while
it is so mild as to be harmless even
to children, it is still so effectual as
to purge out from the system those
impurities and corruptions which
develop into loathsome disease.
The reputation it enjoys is derived
from its cures, and the confidence
which prominent physicians all over
the country repose in it proves their
experience of its usefulness.
Certificates attesting its virtues
have accumulated, and are con
stantly being received, and as many
of these cases are publicly known
they furnish convincing evidence o.
the superiority of this Sarsaparilla
over every other alterative medicine.
So generally is its superiority to any
other medicine known that we need
do no more than to assure the public
that the best qualities it has ever
possessed are strictly maintained.
Dr. J. C. AYER & CO., Lowell, Mas.,
PmU.ues a 4slrgateut Chemises.
SOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS EVERTWLERE.
O. D. 1BROOKS, Agclt.
MAX FISCHER. Aurtlot1epig1r
Us & ' es t. j5
S. W. C'Orsner of iaso i4
BAYOU 4ARA, LdA.
H AVE CONSTANTLY. in store ftr
at prices conformable withs
times, fall and complete lines of it
goods, Ladies Drees Goods,
er's articles, and a general assort me
fancy and.staplo dry goods:
Mulls. Piques, Bi.-h.
op Lawns, Linen Lawns,
I)ress Linens, M9zambi.
Perclces, Jriidh Lin.
ens, Bobbinet Bars,
Laces and Curtain+,
Parasols, large varie
las, assorted styles
and qunlities. Cali
cos, Bleache.] Cotton5,
Jeans. Denime, Tick.
ingts by the yard or piece.-..
We invite an inspection of our large
assortment of Ladies, Childrens, Mens
and Boys Hosiery, and Kid Gloves, Lisle
Thread, Ganntlets, Ties, l;ihbous, Eun.
broideries Laces, Ruehings, Corsets, La.
dies Ready-made' Under wear, etc., Per.
fumery, Toilet, Articles, and notions.
We have on hand also, a fresh and well
selected, stock of Clothing, Boots, Shoes,
Hats and Caps and a general assortment
of gentlemens under-wear and furnishing.
Dealers in Fancy and Staple groceries,
Provislons, western Produce and
Planutation Supplies. Agents for
the renlownled Singeir Sewingl
Machine and its variollus
SPECIAL VOTIC'E.-We are the own
ers of the ouitstanldiiig elniius and idlehr.
dnllesses ilnte to the late fire of Maln
Fischer & Co.
T'll' Citizens of East Felici:ana, Pointe
C(lpeer, alld \Vilkinson t onIty, Miss.,
will lind it to their inlterest aIl ail valI-.
aUlg to opIlen uip a tiale il Ith us. All or
ler.s front uabroa prompt ly, usul c:litlly
I~'" Hlighest man;rket pirce paid for cot.
EST'BL Sil E 1869.
ATTO()NEY- %'-L tW,
No. .3.;2feventh St., Washington, D. C.
Patitls oand Ir*:,.,tors.
WVe proclure Letters Patent on Jnvli.
tiiins. .o attorney fees in adlran' in ap
lplications tor platnts in tie lr'nitld
States. No charges unless the latellt I
granlltei]. Ni f.tes tfr Iiiaikiiig lirelininary
examiniations. No adilitioiial ices for oh
iliniig and conlducting a rehciiening.
$lpeci;al atltentituon given to interflerfile
i.lses hetiire the P'atelint Ollice, Ezftll
silnlS iltH'tior Con(uigress, infrillgelllelt uitq
inll iiti'rent States, aind all litigatioli alp
pliertiiinig to inventors ior pitents. lWe
also iprocure patents in Culuiautla:ull other
tireigil coutlllities, Seld stamllp for pas
lphltet gi vilig full inlstructions and terinri
1 aitcd States Corlts and Deiarrtments.
Clailils prosecltelt in *lie Supremel Court
of the United States, Court of Cllijuls
anld all classns of war claims before the
Arrears of Pay and Ilouity.
Officers. shliedrs and sailors of thll lats
vwar, iorl their lir., are in allnll cases eti
titled to uIllionv frillli tlhe Giovirlnulent, of
wl.ieh they. have no kiiowledge. Write
dill history of service, and statte iiiamount
of pay and holliunty 'eceivedtl. Eniwlio>w
stnamup, and al fall reply a:fterexannullatint,
will bgiv'en youl without charge.
All officers, sodiers andl sailors, at
pi'resenlt dlisabled, hilowever slightly, ttuln
wonlils, rultllltue or other ilijluiisl
iliseasns recieived or cotlltractell inthe
lil oft' duty in thul late walr, cantl oihttil
a llenlsion. Many now drawinlg pelloSIW
are entitled to inciloree.
United Statles (leral Land COfice.
Contested land cases, private lhd
clailmns, Mining preenllltion, alilt lllle
steaid cases liresented before the Gteelilt
Landl Ofce and Department of the Ir.
We pay cnsh for bounty I lll waI\
rants, antid luitional hoiesteill scrilp.
We Invite correspoildencec with all lplr
ties having aluy for sale, and i'c taill lnD
explicit iustructions whore as'igillleii
are imperfect. t
We coldlluct our lbllsinels ill separte
blrelauns, having therein the assistaniceof
able and experiemced lawyers and clerks,
and give our closest personal supervisiol
to every important piaper prepacrd ills
each case. Promptest .attention thi
secured to all business entristed to a
As we charge ino fee unless sueeessful,
stamps for return postage should be sent
Liberal arrangementus made witb ttr
neys in all classes of business. Addi
H. S. & A. P. Lacey. Attonteys,
Washington, D. ~
WE RtEIER TO
HIon. M. G. Emorv, President 211 Ial.
Bank, WLashington, D. C.; C. E._Pre.nti
Esq,, Cashier Germinu Anuerlcin NatlioeL
Huak, Irlishingtonr , U. C.; 1lou. C
Dewey, P'ies. lianr. _at. Ba'k, Ciltlz
Ohin; Heo. H. Walldron, Vice-Pres. ,i
Natl. Bank, lillsdnle. 3Mich.; J. li:
Ia, Eeq., Cnshlier City Natl.l Bankll, I
ver, Col,; J. D. Knox, Eu.9, Bn"o
Oct. 13, '77
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