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)iL. 3. ST. FRANCISVILLE, LA. SEPTEMBER 14, 1878. NO. 12.
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Agtraney at Law,
'Atorney at Law,
MAS J. KERNAN,
0BNEY & COUNSELOR AT LAW,
Spractice in the Courts of East and
Attorney at Law,
Slpractice in the Courts of the 5th
1 District. Aug.2'76i.--ly
. J. POWELL,
Attorney at Law,
St. Francinville, Louisiana.
illpractice in the l'arishes of itest
East Felicianna. and l'ointo Connee.
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
ill practice in the courts of East and
Feliciana and the Supreme Court of
M. W. LEAKE,
Attorney at Law,
St. Francinsville. Louisiana'.
ill pract ice in t lie l'arishes of West
East Felicianua, and Pointe COlpee.
SiE.PIIIE .Il. JOS L GOLS.AN.
EMPLE & GOILAN,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
St. Francisville La.,
ill practice in the Coullrts of West
iia:aand Poilnt Coupele.
.WICK1.IFFI". C. L. 11H5111E1.
?ICKIIFFE & F"ISIIER,
Attorseys at Luaw,
.' t Francisville, La.
'ill pra:tic. in tihll Courits of West
I East Flelicianu, l'oiit, ' CollreL and
oillillg 1'ar islhits.
I will attend all calls on
the Coast, frolil Natclhe to
New. Orlheans; also t he hDak
utry, wheln iccesshi. with a buggy.
Pereos ns illshing ny services, can 1,r0
the sa,,e biy addtrelssing lilt-, a:t ol
C D. STOCKING, I). 1). S.,
St. Francisville, La
DR. E. Green Davis otfers
his services to the people of
this and adjoining l'arishes.
0orders addressed to himn, at his lrei
ce will receive prompt attention.
' P. G. KAUFMANN,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
Iatlersidence in St. Francisvilhe.
ise 16 77.
Sun trect, Bayou Sara, La.,
Goods, Groceries, Confections, To
SWines and Liquors.
.Corner of Camp and Common sfreels,
New Orleans, Ia.
MFORD & WATSON.
BOARD,-Two dollars and fifty
0 F. IRVINE,
Bayou a ra, Louisiana,
OLESALE AND RETAIL DEALER IN
cries, Provisions, Western
eoduce and General Plan
BAYOU SARA, LA.
-d can be procured bythe dlay, week
.th, and at reasonablle ratoes. In
htire as in the past, t1e table will
eP1d with the very best fare the
affords. Elegant and well fur
0romIs. Acconmuodating servants
tly in attendance. Patronage so
Sand satisfaction guaranteed.
W BARBER SHOP AND HAIR
* DRESSIG SALOON.
o . Pi & A.-. Fischer, Front Leveec
a Sara, Louisiana. Sept. 1, '77
the Sentinel office,
St. Francisville La.
O CORDS ASH WOOD FOR SALE
lifered if desired. Apply to
1"- Bayou Sara,
C HEA'P BOOTS and BSAOES
Bayou (STTN ST.) Sara.
(VRESINSKY'S OLD STAND)
Gaiters $6. Shoes $5. Boots $12. Fan
cy Gaiters $7. All made of the BIEsT
LKEAT'III:, alnd the
WVORK GUAltATIEl.I TO PI.EA.SE CcSTOM
p ICARD & WEIL,
Bayou Sara, La.,
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
FANCY DRY GOODS,
GROCERIES AND PLANTATION SUP
t.i°llighest market price paid for cot
N O. & BAYOU SARA U. S. MAIL
The sliperb passenger
J. J lhIw4vs...................Master.
S. S. STriECK................ ........ Clerk.
Leaves layvou Sara for New Orleans
every JIednesday after the arrival of the
cars frolu Woodville,andevery saturday.
-at 7, p. in. Returning, leaves New Or
leans every Monday alniu Friday,at 5, p. im
AND TIIE STEAMER
A. DUGAS .......................aster.
Leaves Bayou Sara every Monday after
the arri va of the cars fromi Wooldville,
and every ThursdIay at 7 p. ml. Return
ilg, leaves New Orleans every Wednes
day alid Saturday a:t 5 p. in.
JOHlN FI. IRVINE, Agent
CO R A BOCK EL.
Stuin Street, Bayou Sara, La.,
Dealer in Fancy and Staple Dry
Goods, Ladies' Dress goods,
White Goods, House keep
ers' Articles Clothini,
Lants, Cas,. Bootsand
let A rti
Notions, Fancy and Family Gro
Grain. BIagiing and
Ties and a full line of
Plantation Supplies, Hard
ware. Glass ware, etc. etc. Also
an Extensive and varied assort
ment of everything in the line of
Saddlery and Ilarness.
l highest market price paid
A T. GASTIRELL,
Bayou Sara, Louisiana,
PLOWS, AGRIICUL'ITURAL IMPLE
mients, Bridles, lHara'-ss, Hardware, Guns,
Pistols, Pnlps, Pipes, Malchine Fittings
Cocks, Valves, Castings, Ropes, lollow
Ware, Wagon and Carriage_ vooldwork,
Jllacksmith's Materials, Etc., Etc.
TIN 'COPPER AND SHIEET IRON MAN
Also Agent for the celebrated
"CHARTER OAK" STOVES,
Uric, Garrett & Cottnlan, Briuley, Jas.
H. Hall and other plows, Allen's Horse
Hoes, ood's Mowing Machines, Horse
Hay Rakes, all of which I will guaran
tee to sell lower than can be purchased
Grangers and ot'.ers will lind it to
their advantage to call and examilno ily
stock anld prices before pucahasillg alse
No. 40. Magazine St,. Near Ca
IMonRAN's TExAS R. R. & S'rTEAMSl1iP
I W.S. Bell,
In Office, A. P. WVat.sosn,
R. M. Leake.
Having leased this Hotel for five
years, it is my purpose to keep it open at
all seasolns, and make it a desirable abode
for guests, both permanent and transient
The table will continue to be the leading
feature of the St. James. Terms only
$o 50 per day.
JAMES R. LEAKE,
THE ADLER HIOUSE,
Is constantly open for tihe (,icomllnloda
tionl of thle lllic. MIeals by the day;,
week or lUoltthi at realsonable rates.
SINGLE MEALS FIFTY CENTS.
Eleganut and well furnishied rooms can
also b pr ocured. Rleslc1tfiillv,
Juneo 2. '6.--lv. Mrs. S. ADLER.
Carriage Maker, Wlheelwright
SiOr ON T'I:i WoonviLlE RoAi, NEIAR
TIIE STORtE 01; JOHIN ]itOWN.
I'atrounigo solicitedl. Charges reasona
blodnad satisliction guaranteed.
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To the Qualified Electors of
tire st:ate of Loltsialsa.
OFFICE OF SnECI.:TARIY OF STATri:,
STATE OF LOIt'SIANA,
New Oren:llls, .July 17, 1878.
In ptrstlance o: article 174 of the con
stitution of this State, publication is
hereby given to the voters of this State,
of the proposed amendmlents for the con
stitutlion of this State, agreed to by two
thlirds of the Imentbers elected to each
house of the General Assembly, at its ses
sion of 1,.7.5, and which are required to
be published, three months before the
next general election foir Representatives
to the Gene:ral Assembly, in at least one
uewspaper inl every parish of tills State
in which a newspaper shall be published.
Said amendments appear more flly in
acts Nos. 73 and 741 of the regular
session of the General Assembly of 1878,
and in act No. 12 of the extra session of
the General Assembly of 1878, which are
officially published for the information of
the voters, and which will be submitted
to the people at the next genertl election,
to be held on the fitth day of Novemlber,
(next) 1878, in such a manner and form
that the people may vote for or agalinst
ench amendment, seperately, and if a
majority of the voters at said election
shall approve and ratify all or either of
said amendments, the samneshall become
apart of the constitution.
WILL A. STRONG,
Secretary of State.
CO\NSTTTUTIONAL .A 31MEDM-ENTS.
ACT NO. 74, R. S. OF 1878.
That the seat of government shall be
established at the city of Baton Rouge or
at the city of New Orleans, cs the major
ity of the voters of the State may deter
mine at the next eusuing electiont; those
voting to locate the State capital at Bat
on Rouge shall indorse oi0 their tickets.
"For State Capital, Baton Rouge ;" those
voting to locate the capital at New Or
leans shall indorse on their tickets. "For
State Capital, New Orleans."
(Strike out article one hundred and
ACT NO. 74. R. S. OF 178.
Representatives shall be chosen on thile
first Tuesday after the first Monday in
November every two years, and the elec
tion shall be completed in one day. The
General Assembly shall meet on the first
Monday in January, 1879, and biennially
there after, on the first Monday in Janua
ry unless a ditffercnt day Ihe appointed by
law, and there sessions shall be hold at
the seat of government.
(Strike out article seventeen.)
After the year 1878 the General Assom
bly shall not have power to levy ill any
one year for all State purposes more than
one per centuln taxation, nor shall any
collection of more than onlo per centmln
taxation be n et'lo ill any one year, on the
actual cash value of all real and personal
prouerty liable to taxation, except in
case of a foreignl illvasion or a donestic
insurrection. and in that event any addi
tional taxation shall only be for the iut
mediate purpose of repelling invasion or
suppressing insurrection. 'The city of
New Orleans shall not levy or collect in
any one year morO than one and one-half'
per ceutllln taxation oni the actual cash
value of all the real and personal proper
ty hIablo to taxation within its limits.
No parish or nllluicipal corporation, ex
cept the city of Neow Orleans, shall levy
or collect in ally one year more thall one
per" eelltnlt taxation upon tlhe actual
cash vatluo of all the real and personal
property liable to tiaxation within its
limits. The Gceneral Asseubly shall not
have power to issue any hlon or plodge
the faith of the State for any pu1rpose, nor
shall it autloize any parish or municipal
corporation to issue any bond or create
any dcbt ; prorided, that tills shall not
prohibit, tile issue of any now bonds in ex
change for old bonds, where the debt or
re.te of interes is not i ncreasedt.
The members of the General Assembly
shall be paid :a salary of live hundred
dollars ($i00) per session, and actual
traveling expenses by the nearest practi
cable route, not to exceed fifty dollars
($50) for any one member; proridcd. that
if two sessions are held in the same year
they shall recieor for the second session
in that year a salary of only two hun
dred and lifty dollars ($2'.0) and actual
traveling expenses by the nearest practi
cable route, not to exceed fifty dollars
($50) for any one member. The regular
biennial session shall not exceed ninety
days in duration, unless by vote of two
thirds of the mnembers elected to each
house of the General Assembly.
(Strike out article thirty-nine.)
The General Assembly shall not pass
any local or special law changing the
venue in criminal cases, changing the
manner of persons legitimating cllhldren,
vacating roads, streets. or alleys, remit
ting lines, penalties, and forfeitures, or
refunding moneys legally paid into the
treasury; effecting the estates of nminors,
or lpersons iender disability, exempting
property from taxation, creating any mo
nopolies, legalizing the unautllorized or
invalid acts of any officer or or agent of the
State, or of any parish or municipality;
granting any extra compensation to any
public officer, agent, or contractor, after
the service has been rendered or contract
cd for; changing any parish seat, or cre.
aLtinlg new parishes. except by the assent
of the mal:ljority of the qualitied electors
of tile parish, or parishes, to be affected;
inll all other cases, whelre a general law
can be made applicabla, no local or spe
cial law shall be passed.
TLe Governor shall receive a salary
of seven thousand dollars per anllllnum;
payable quarterly, oui his own warrant.
(Strike out article fifty-six.)
The Lieutenant Governor shall receive
a salary which shall be double that of
a ueminber or thie General Assembly.
(Strike out article fifty-seven.)
NU3i ERI:l EIiGHT.
Every bill which shall have passed
both houses shall be presented to the Gov
ernor; if he approve it lie shall sign it;
if he does not ; he all llreturn it, with
his objections to the house in which it
originated, which shall enter the object
ions at large upon its journal, null pro
ceed to reconsider it. If after such re
considerations, two- thirds of all the nmen
bers presen t ill that hou.,e shall agree to
pass the bill, it shall be sent, with the
olbjections to the other house, by whichll
it slhall likewise be reconsidered, and if
approved by two thirds of the members
pjresent in that house, It shall be I law.
iBut in such cases the vote of both houses
shall be determined by yeas and na3 s,
•land the nallles of lmemlbers voting for or
against tile bill shall be entered upon the
journal of each houso respectively. If
any bill shall not be returned by the
Governor within five days after it shall
have been presented to him, it shall be a
law, ill like imanuer as if he had signed it
unless the General Assembly, by adjourn
ment prevent its return ; in which case,
within tlurty days, the Governor shall
lile the same, with his objections thereto,
ill the oftice of the secretary of State,
and give pulic notice thereof; otherwise
it shall become a law, as it he had signed
it. The Secretary of Stato shall connluu
iicate suaid objections land bill as ilposit
etl to the house in, which it originated oil
the first da. of the meeting of the next
General Assembly, who shall act upon
the sante as ao\ve proviled. Th'le Gov
ernor shall have1 power to veto one or
llmore items in aly bill appropriatting mlon
cy i-ll.bracing distinct items, while :tp
proveing other portions ot the bill, anll
the part or parts of the bill approved
shall become law, alnd the items of ap
propriation disapproved shall be void,
unlless repassed according to the rules
alnd limitatliolns prescelibed for tile pas
sage of other bills over the Governor's
(Strike o0ut article sixty-six.)
No officer, whose s:lary is fixed by the
colIstitultionI, shall be allowed any ees or
perquisites of office.
The j ldieial power shall be vested ill a
supreme court, district courts and ill jits
tices of the peace. The district courts
shall have original jurisdiction ill all civ
il cases where the aliount ill dispute ex
cecil one hundred dollars, exclusive of
interest. Ill crimtinal cases, land in all
problato natters, tllerejurisdiction sluall
be unlimited. Thlley shall h:ave appellate
jurisdiction ill civil suits froml just ices of
the peace, when the amout ill dispute
exceed ten dollars, exclusive of interest.
The justices of the peace shall be elected
by tie electors of each parish in the mall
nor amld with the oualifications to be ce
terlllilled by the G~ueral Asseblllyly. Tl'ey'
shall hold oflice for the terlli ot twa years
uilt their colmpellnsation shall be hixed 1)3'
law. 'lTheir julrisdiction in civil eases
slhall 11not exceedl one hundred dollars, tx
clunsive of inltelrest, snblject to an lppllll
to tile district court illn all c;lscs whlen tile
allnlonllt illn dispute shlall exceed tlen dol
lars, xclulsive of interest. 'liThey shall
aII:LVe such crimillal jurisdiction aLs sh1ill
Ibe c1ferlredtl by lahw. Tile GCeleral Asseln
bly shall have lowcr to vest ill the clerks
of tile district eot'rts the right to grant
sllch orders land do shell cIts as 11111' ble
lel1lie.d Inecessiiry for thile flrlltheral llu of
the lladminist.rlation of justice. In 1all cases
t hIle ipower tlhus graitect shall be splccilicd
(Strike out articles seventy- three, eigh
ty-live, eightyllr-six, cigillty-sIveyn, eighty
eight, t'iglhty- ilinle, illnlety-olnO arid one
iihuiidrtl ald thirty-three.)
NUMI.BER ;IR.V 'EN.
T'lle Chilf .Justico of the Sulllremle
Collrt shall receive a salary olf siet l
thll)llSllnd dollarls pi 1't11111nnIl, anlli tlhe As
socli'lte Jus.lllices of tile llSprIllle (Jollrt
s;hall a'cllh receivec :l slarI'i" of six tllhous
.ntld i\ve' hutlndred tdollllar n 1;0er un m, pay
a hlie quarlo rly oil their own warra ut , .
NSt'31I11 T" iWE'lV.
'1Th110 ;clral Asseluh:y, shall dle'ide tohe
SLtate into judicial districts, which shall
remain unchanged for four years, and for
each district one judge, learned in the
law, shall be elected by a plurality of
qualified electors thercof. For each (is
trict there shall be one district court ex
cept in the parish of Orleans in which
the General Assembly may establish as
many district courts as the public inter
est may require, not to exceed the nlum
ber now authorized by existing laws, ex
cept by a two-thirds vote of all the nimen
bers elected to both branches of the Geon
oral Assembly. Until othei wise provided
by law, the district courts now existing
in the parish of Orleans shall have the
jurisdiction at present conferred by law;
no redistricting or change shall be made
so as to take eftrct during the incumben
cy of any judge. The number of districts
in the State shall not be less than thirty
nor more than forty-five. Tie General
Assembly shall provide by law for at
least four terms an'iually of the district
court in every parish. The General As
sembly shall have power to create circuit
courts, to be constituted by grouping the
district judges into circuits, and compos
ing the circuit court of the judges of the
district courts within such circuits. To
direct the place or places of meeting of
said circuit courts so constituted, and to
vest said circuit courts with appellate
jurisdiction from the district courts with
in the circuit where the amount involved
exceeds one hundred ($100) dollars ex
clusive of iuterest, and does not exceed
five hundred ($500) dollars exclusive of
interest. The General Assembly shall have
power by a two-thirds vote of all the
members elected to both houses, to re
strict the appellate jurisdiction of the
Supreme Court to causes where the
amount involved exceeds one thousand
($1000) dollars exclusive of interest; and
in case of such restriction, the circuit
courts so to be created shall have appel
late jurisdiction of the class of cases thus
excluded fiom the appellate jurisdiction
of the Supreme Court. The clerks of the
district courts shall be elected by the
qualified voters of their respective par
ishes, and shall hold their oflice for four
(Stirko out article eighty-three.)
Each of the district judges shall receive
a salary, to be fixed by law, which, ex
cept in the parish of Orleans, shall not
be less than two thousand dollars, nlor
more than three thousand dollars per an
umun payable quarterly ou his own war
rant. and which shall not be increased
nor diminished (luring his term of office.
He must be a citizen of the United States,
over the age of twenty-five years, adl
have resided in the State and practiced
law therein for the space of two years
next proceeding his election. The jiudg.s
of the district courts shall hold their of
fice for the term of four years. In the
parish of Orleans the annual salary of the
district judges shall not exceed five thou
sand dollars, to be paid as above provid
(Strike out article eighty-four.
NUMIBER FOUITEEri N.
In lieun of the oflice of district attorney,
established by article ninety-two of the
constitution of 18t6, there shall be elect
ed by the qunalified voters of each parish,
a State's attorney therefor, who shall be
a citizen of the United States, and who
shall have been a resident of the State,
and a practicing and duly licensed attor
ney at law, for at least two years. lie
shall receive a salary from the State of
aot less than three nor more than seven
hundred dollars per annum, to be provid
ed by law upon the basis of representa
tion in the Hlouse of Representatives, and
payable quarterly on his own warrant.
lie shall bIe r.r-oficio attorney of the par
ish. and receive such salary therefrom as
may be fixed by the parochial authorit ies,
not to exceed seven hllundred dollars per
anllum. He shall moreover, receive such
fees of office as may he allowed by law.
In the city of New Orleans the State's at
torney shall receive such conmponsations
from the city, in addition to the salary
above provided, as may be established by
law. Ile shall be elected at the same
time with tile judges of the district
courts. and shall hold his office for the
term of four years.
In every case where the judge may be
recused, and when lihe is not personally
interested in matters inl contestation, lihe
shall select a lawyer, having the neces
sary qualifications required for a judge
of his court, to try such cases; and the
,General Assembly shall provide by law
for the trial of those cases ill which the
judge may be personally interested, or
whe hlie may blie absent or refuses to act.
(Strike out article ninety.)
In order to provide for the establish
ient ot the judicial systeml created by
the above alendmenlu ts, and to prevent
the evils of an interregnum, it is hereby
ordained by the people of Liouisiana:
First-That the General Assembly,
which meets the first Mondlay in .Ja11ua
ry, 1879, shall ill accordanco with the
foregoing amendments, immediately re
district the State, and provide for the
authority of clerks, and the election and
criminal jurisdiction of justices of the
Second-That as soonl as the Legislature
shall have acted as alforesaid, the Gover
nor shall by proclamiation call an elect ion
for justices of the peace for eachl parish,
except the pa:rish of Orleans, :and for dis
trict judges, ill each district created by
tile rcdistricting where oneuo or more par
islhecs have been added, or taken from the
existing judicial district, and for State
attorneys as albovo provided, except ill
the parishl of Orleans, where the district
attorney for thle parish shall be State at
torney. This election shall bo hold on
tile suanlo day throunghout the State,
which lday shall not le loss than sixty
nor loss than ninety dhys after thle pls
sal.go of said act. 'IThe termns of the oficers
electedl at said election shall expire at
the general olect ion of 188501, .lnd the liim
itation on the changeo oft dlistricts, oftener
than once oevery four years, sha:ll not be
considered as thaving effect before the
general oloction of 1910.
Tlird--That thle judicial system, as ('s
tabllished by the cOlst itlit lilt of 1 5u1,
shall renrain iii furicC Iultil tih expiritl ioln
of the thliirtillth day 'iter said a',utin,
excluldillg fronll thie coIlplutittion tilte dlay
of the clhctiuni.
ImolhlS stall tl Saite thI thtiens o1" the
I;resent clerksc of courts ill e:iuctih laril.
NUM1BER SEILVNTE IN.
Article one hundred and thirty-two of
the constitution of 15i shallll Le abroga
Tile Superintendeut of Public Educe:
lion shall receive a salary df thlrty-flv,
hundred dollars, payable quarterly oi
his own al arrant.
No license tax shall be impo cd by tli,
State, or any parish or municipal anthol -
ity, onl any m:chanical trade, nianulfact,.
ry or factory, except such as may requ.il:
police reguilations, in totvns aid citieS.
The Legislature is authorized to ex
enmpt fronr State, municpal or parish tax
ation( householhl -roods, such a, furniture:
wearing apparel, tools of trado or protfi,
sion and ftunily portraits, not exceedtin
in aggregate value the sum of five luin
ACT NO. 12, EXTRA SESSION OF 187;:
NUMBER TWENTY ONE.
Strike out the first part of article 1.1
of the constitution of 1878, which reads i
" A university shall be established and
maintained in the city of New Orleans.
It shall be composed of a law, a medical
and collegiate department, each with alt:
propriate faculties. The General Assent
bly shall provide by law for its organiza
tion and meutenance;" and insert :
"The university shall be nmaintained. It
shall be composed of a law, a medical andi
an academical department, and such olth
cr departments as may ble established hb.
law, each with appropriate faculties:
prorided. that the law anid medical depart -
muents already organized shall continui,
in the city ot New Orleans, anid the ac:
deotical and other departments may 1,6
located elsewhere in the State."
A SPLENDED SUGGESTION;
In Dir. DennitL's Agricultural
column of the N. O. Picayune wv:
find the following admirable sug;
In these times of poverty in the:
South few that have hearts to feet
for the distresses of the large num
bers who are suffering by the epi -
demic have money to send to lthe
distressed in those cities. W..
have a suggestion to make whichi
may d3 much good, and we 'op(r
the benevolent who can will act
upon it. No money necded in thii
case. In Southern Louisiana there
are innumerable orange trees;
and many children and young la
dies. These young ladies and
children, and older persons, could
gather million. of orange leaves,
put them in paper bags, holding
two, or three, or more quarts, and
direct them to the yellow fever
patients of Grenada, or Vicksburg.
or Canton, Port Gibson, 4Memphis,
New Orleans. Thousands of suclh
bags could be lorwarded to the
Howards of New Orleans, who,
would send them where most need
ed at no cost in money to aoy one.
Who will send the most and the
A month and more ago-takingi
time by the forelock, as we
thought-we ordered from St. Lou
is, a supply of paper for four
months. The yellow fever was not
then talked of. When the excite
ment began, we relied upon getting
paper through from New Orleans,
New Orlcans was closed, :nd then
we turned to Vicksburg. Commu
nication was stopped with Viclks
burg, and then we learned that the
paper ordered from St. Louis had
been landed at Vicksburg by the
City of Helena.
Immediately we telegraphed to
the editor of the Shreveport Stand
ard to send us some paper by the
Monroe and Shreveport stage.
Yesterday we learned that the
Monroe stage is not permitted to
cross Red river and enter Shrove
port. It is highly probable, there
fore, that we will not issue a paper
next week, as we have not a dozen
quires left, and unless we can'
smuggle some paper through the
quarantine the Teleraph will dis
appear until the next killing frost.
--O uaclhita Telegraph.
i The late Samuel Miller, of
Richmond, Va., was so great a
miser that when he died his house
!hold furniture was worth less than.
$300 ; yet hie left an estate of near
ly $1,500.000, most of it for ed
ucation o1 poor children of Alber
marie county, Virginia, free of all:
Cuban Chill Tonic, the Great Weost.
Indies Fever :atnld Ague RICmedy, is th,
best mediicine ever piescuted to tile LPeo
pile, for the speedy c(tre of malarist--It
cures the (lChill rootsontt she F.ev r, par
g.s oudt Ihl1 mtlarial 1oisoti frOitl tiih sys
tent, carriits otl th bl e k l ihtl le-t save.,
sicklns, andl gives. t heahlh to the poor
soth-t, rr, glt i hottlh front Mutntord.-
A r1'uIl pIo: i I,git ofi lit. -. 1(1, Sittio s
\ . *t: l Liver Mi-di'in,' can le htad
tinii o i''hugn'. it Mtttut'iid's tr lhioki .