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VOL. 2. BATON OUGE, L., SATDAY, JUNE 19, 1880.
VOL. 2. BATON ROUGE, LA., SATURDAY, JUNE 19, 1880. NO,3Jk
A'ITTORNEYS.
G VieW. I'OI'K1, A'rouIII'Y Al lAW atad
S'- " Nota fat ele., Pett Allan, Wa. r l l at4aa
Ilataigi, Las. Hiaetelaal ittenteotn guive to th el
l(etittitta or ae'eeett, tIkinig taatimtteetI' titatler Cull
ollls*lon, trod to alt coll~~v slcttct$ nql'l l"ºng Ihrrr
atttitlentio eat tit At torney eat Notatat' tin, fi- 11alt41
ol' SVeset, Ihiat Jtat. . I a _n lt
"1 t . LiN(t' A'iaitaNhi An Cut Nskattlot
J "At Laiw, Dontaaaldsotavlle, .aa. 'eVlll prn
tito in all the ctoutrts or the' .4tt'nte of Loalaiulaatat.
M~ION.. ii. 1)1 111I'U 1, AtrialatNtY
.1al anCounslor at Law. tflaes'-YNu. Ii, Ptkea'a
Rotw, Ituttota looo ', lua. 11ll praet ko itt theu
$tletahttl _nti Fledra I IoartA'
i CRILONIi1I1L)& IIEA LeE
ATiaarrtt~v tuald C'oLt eIel.olte AT LAW. O)ffLcea
on North IBoulelvatrdl strtat, neat' thea lont ohhlrte,
Iaton IMeogaie, La. WIlllattutld to all law total.
inile alit iantoel to thortna In tlhla tutu usloining
A. H. Ilerrauta....U . C. Rural..... I. 1). ltule'.
'IAVIUT plc LAMON. Arron.
L Ntte AT LAW. Ofie, oat North llaelIvardl
.trtot, hitatit Itotpge, La. Will attetnel to tll
law ttstiueeaaae e'tttraaatudl to tlheatta in tllt sttol all.
H. R.Mayor.... ....... .. .1. l l. Latnon.
E iV. & M. M. ILOWI1IRTSL)N.
* Attoatrotys attet Counset lora at Law. Olcta
ott Nortlt Ilotleaverl atrort, aotes Ittutge, La.
Will ltrwe:tlce In tho HSavetteeutttztlnd acElttiCataltt
Jiellai I)latrltts.
l. W. Robertson..... .S. Ml. eobtrtlata.
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I atItw aned Notary I'ttllet, hiatonI Itouga,
La. Iluetaneae prompatly atteended to.
ANI)DIEW JACKSON.
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THIS PAPER. s till b t GIoA
cult ltiwl vm find teaSprucbvteberp til
\e tddttk'to PI InNEW YOUL .
I - -- - -
What is the difference between a
I sptndthrift and at feather bed ? One
is hard ilup and the otlher soft down.
Why is at Iaby like a sheaf of wheat?
Ileenise it is first c'radled, then
thrasherl, and finally becomes tlhe
flower of the family. -
A Chicago girl, says ita jealous St.
Louis paper, in scarlet hose was gath
cring wild flowers in an Illinois for
ost recently, a circumistaLnce that gave
rise to to the report that the woods were
I afire.
Gould, of the Livingstoniani, ,,ib
lishies an article entitled, "llarney,
leave the girls alone." lie is evi
dently trying to discourage some fel
low whose shadow hovers around his
"baby mine."
The only merchiants who are guilty
of talking "shop" in company are
those who never advertise. They are
obliged to speak of their business or
the world would never know they
had any visible means of support.
I)r. Ilenijamuin icker, of Pottsville,
Pl'a., who has reached his eightieth
year, hais been admiitted with hiswife
to the Schuylkill iataslioutse. Ile twice
:unassed a fortune, and lost it each
time in speculathio. At one thim he
was superinlltelndent of the allllshoIose
of which he is now ifn inntate.
v'{.rtises Il' l Allen as a good pla'e I n
Setress. ias terms tor i adverising- r
per lust wek by kissing e lo
termed now the Sugalthelor," alteald to
ertis esly gn tleman to decide itl
fwhe heaer he sicul broupes witIdd a pretty
actress.giving his age as tfenty-six. saidn di
th elde',ly gentilemn: h ii t is odecide I
to how you take it. Now, for a mainl
A boy rcal i agine almostl every
thing; he an lug au old shot gun
t all day without irin at li
ing thiung, and Ibe unde fr the imgos
-----~--~-- --... Ilie
sion tihat Ie's halvinug a howlingt good
time. But all attempts to illud, e i a:t
boy to imagine that lie's sc'alping In- pri;
dullns when he'. chopping woodl ht avei it1
proveid futile. t lit
lhen ai shil .olies Iiiping into i
ingi, ilu present, s the geniei'al allU - li I
anice of hiav'inig his spiiinal coliumn shat- t
terd lly a railwaly c'ident, his cai'
t'ieid''s nii d '. lo hit lie alli lllerd: lie h..as "%"
luh4'n working in teie garden.il This ii
chltr e is hroul ght yll - tlh, Ci ily cliiit,
the ('cditlior of which nivel' sa"w II gI
d en. so il uihug says. It
A. lnit icall Im nulifactur:1r is ielurt- In
e1 to have told his workInln to viiote ii
iust ilaS Ilhv pleased. "III fact, 1
shlali't tell you hoWl Ilin going to vlolte.'
he said. "After it is tivi'i" I shall have ani
a barrel lif beer lbrouiigit into the (lr'
ya'rd." ["lufear, hear !" shouted the tern
men.Jii "llut I shlan't tap it unless
Mr. VWortley, the liepublican canldi- a
dtite gets i." All
\ cilrainii ail lrney, ii il e l ii lidn't l
lhve a thoisald mileihs iaway from tll
Clinton either, brought an iIlinse just
bill to ta lady for somlIe busIiness ihe ft
had dione for her. Tile lady, to whoin who
lie had once paid his addresses, malr- gr
iured i at the charges. "Mladame," an
replied the limb of the law, "I want- toni
ed to coiuvince yolt that ny profes- T
sioni is lucrative. and that I would
not ha]ve been a bad mateli."
whe
A Russian nobleman lay on his litti
death-bed. One of his etrioiis fiincies tho I
wvas to have his wife lobe herself in TI
her wedding-dress and stand by his thro
bedside. It was a very natural bit of on tI
sentiment, antI in the course of an fort
hour the beautiful Womian stood by t
his side alrrayed in the garment >of
twenty years ago. "Ah lie sighed,"you > om
look so beautiful in that dress that
I hoped when the angel came he might thirt
take a fancy to you,and carry you in- ther
stead of me." oldet
A IIInD TORY.
It's strange how little boys' mothers
Can flid it all out as they do,
If a follow does atything naughty
Or says anything that's not true!
They'll look at you .ust a moment
Till your heart in your bosonm swells,
And then they know nil aboutit,
For a little bird tolls!
Now whore the little bird comtus froot,
Or whore the little bird goes,
If heo'scovered with beautiful lllnhmae,
Or clear as the ringlng of hells,
I know not-.but this I am sure of'
A little bird tolls!
Thie moment you think a thlug wickedl,
The mtuomtent you do t thing baid,
Are angry or sullen or hateful,
Got ugly or stupid or mad,
Or tease a dear brother or sister
That Instant your sentence he knells,
And the whole to mauitmma in a mlinut
That little bird tolls!
You may be In the tdepths of a cloaet
Where nobody seeon but a mouse !
You may be all alone in the collar,
You may be on the top of the house,
You may he in the dlark and the silence,
Or out In the woods and the dllls
No matter ! Wherever It happena,
The little birds tells !
And the only contrivance to stop him
IslJust to be sure what you say
Sure of your facts and your fancies
Sure of your work and your play;
lie honest, be bravo tand be klndlly,
Ile gentle and loving as well, 0
And then you cani laugh at the stories
The little bird tols !--Wide A w' kt.
OLD TIME HEROISM.
It wa1s his l(lry tilltr', tin ill Ihe itil oth
ufb A''1itt I, 17 '. "ri's hly thl' green'lli wood
wa'ved al'rmild th, little , ttlhnºmnt of
I,'it'lt St:ltiatit, litclit inll 1111d 111 \\'N st
1'rn widener,,+., I:'n r 11t" .tilhllie Ke1,
hIt uliy Ri\iver.
Th' 'It(e 1'Vi'iuls Sit11 t r ', ; : I 1 artýy otf 'O,'
lerrI l'r', mit lxinlgton had built their calu
ins at lhis ,lace, 111 mIrroundved thelm
by a fintli'e of l,.logs, ('alled a stockade. A
deeplt', narrtow ditch w ia's ,hig, ,1111 largie,
long logs wtere' Ihltlite l in it Ilur'ig'htlund
'lome togethhl r, 111 1.1 11 ,$1,1l wa:is lill'd in
i t a:lt feit'l or itlililsadt e was Ius all'
t lty') or t {i .h'n1 (Vat high, :and 1.11 ,iiL
ctit 1 fol rt.iliti'ttiont :ilg;ainst n11 en('1 y thait
ihad lilt c('l1oiltt with I,'hici to Mtlstlrly' it.
It, wii:tis lilt WSith c ,rooks ititr iangl(is, called
hathngs:, lnl1 \;'tI 1(,ius tr.1d l it h i li:tt111
hoolooho)h', thru.h wi,'h tho.111 1n1ihe
,told ,list.harg.th, irtrtih wit i tili ,hey It
anti1 Ii1..11 r1;11' Itsck h itol g 14: 11, 1 t r ct
nllgrry,,1, :1111 , grt.,,, \11a:1 all d'ehd hy .i
oodetn hiAng's, which wh.n crttli, was
is stIrong ,is ttny iartl of lthe walls.
''hnt tri' i.ri, ot'ilut lit fo' lamiliesrt lirving
within l'y1an1t2 twhl,,K l-A-o,,,, hunidr d1
and liify dein n in all all. 'i telln were
plriipally fIrmer., and their ,,autiful
ifttlr hi1d1 witlhmlt 11 tort, e'nvthea'1 at
thibs inte l ic h culrn, l olatosi and atx
riolgnin,, fri t lhe rt halrvest.
on tIhle ll'te, o"rl, gnltigll t .c Ra)1.te 1 et I,
tiers t wr depeIltdi' lgt br their wintler's
stleurit,,d tet y uard11 ti ' hIr~tl on with
watothli.l 'yes. 'Thies was lahueir 1anti1
atll in it, nl r d:a i len tihe ll. tntli a
iw l, l till', and l Itl ;inl usl ti l aril
tl lhr walloft It t pioeeut etot l gia t N iiu
It wtl a lw linl ltoin oil ih, fronnthr,
nither'thd yy E sgoinh , ict of t he W til
older mnt . Versed in blackwood life d.
older men. Versed in backwoods lifeb
they knew Indians too well to thus ven
ture their lives by leaving the fort.
'Go not ouit for your lives," said
Captaitn Reynolds, an experienced front.
iermnan. "Yonder band of yelling In
dians is only aI decoy party to draw us
out t twhen sotn' larger conlcealed force
would destroy us."
So uontn left the stockade at that time,
but afterward, when it was quite certain
that a largeo Iaody of the savages were
gathered in the surrounding woods, the
stttlers determined to send some one to
Lexington to warn the people there and
io obtain assistanee.
'Two lof the garrison volunteered to
imuhrtake the dalngerous mission. 'T'here
were hlorses in the fort, and mounting
two of tho swiftest, the brave men darted
out of the open gate, and rode as fast as
they could down the Lexington road.
Every body in the stockade looked to
see them faill,shot lown byindian bullets,
but the concealed enemy remained per
fectly quiet, thus showing that
they counted on their presence being
unsuspected, and were also numerous
enough not fetar any reinforcements that
might be sent from neighboring stations.
The Indians among the corn were not
in sight ofthe gate or of the road, and
they still continued to nmake their hor
rible noises.
"Yell' away !' exclaimed an old Indian
lighter'. "We\' ain't fools enough to go
out and lost our e'allt, and the dillured
imps ought to know it.'
'Tl'he garrison now held a colnril in
oriilrt to c('nidlter whallt was Ibest to do.
i Thley tilt that tlhey were lit a thandtful
I.sidi the l nelInty, anti knew not what
Sh.it'hseanvge Vtf.oun withld att.mpt. It
was dveter'uinetd to keep it constant watch
Son every stit of the fort, but in lt) other
way to show any lnsplicion of the alm
hluMe'nlo in the woods.
't'he tlt mounted hIigher rand higher
iti the heavens and its heat grew fervent.
'l'ih a'sn on gttard hegait to weary, and
Swhalt was worse, they heganu to I'e very
thirst '. Th11 ' garrison was ,in tfroni tedl
hby dlilta lit of :11 llarming nI:lture.
'l'here was not watler inside th' sto(kade.
The last hrolp had! been usetd, d1urin;;
the night in Jirilparing irh the Iantrclh so
suhlehnly intertupttlhd. The spring with
in the etlihttsr'e hald given out weeks
Ibetlrte, and I hrough lthei long, hot simmtir
Ihi garrison hIad dtpel,.dtied lt heir sulp
11!y n11 it a spring siti' tei'n or at dozl e11 rod
from the stocak'ie, taid near thl, lushbes
whil't' the savagesI'i ' were si i id to lie
'o11si ull ed.
'TIhere \ 'li oi knowintg how vlong lhi
siege ight cinli ticuti . It.il, ight hold out
lthr si;\vral welek, blll teven ifitcntl' i u;iedt
t w ntily-ti iir hiulll's tlhere werel liarsl tlhat
the pio1ietels woiuill nperisih from n worse
1,' thliun the blodtlli 'Ihsty savage's. Som-ll
thing itoist hI dole,', inl1 thiat itm
Inetliatetly.
A lorng liscnssioi look pllie. Iove'ral
Iplants w e.r'" ]l'aposnld, bit nonc see'l'wd
fasiih'. lf llthl men went out ill aiin
wvoliH lie hot diwtn, andt a r-ts1th lma:h' lt'
tlileu lrt, l l'.st. 'The riltskins will lut
I'o lobIl lo.e ., It ad go I eilt bitg
ate ieoh wil o ave oui f.'ri eith 'nhy
'w ai, 1 hat t t i4t tt. itii 1 l4,'e)4 d it eihe
\loires. b"lk y xu tt , bpti jtx lo 't gtt SL
yourslfl'.'ii , Captainiiili. Thiv ri'i.k is to n gi' 'Itt
iilid w\\e ci ollt slavlr' y oui .'
'Vhy ned aII loii .agolt wihllo ukd  a
gitrl yiildin ity. "Let woace ly s ifhteni
wh wltoer, lias thei ooealw itrs hv thdon
hrobaily we cold g 1o the le sig axntd
rtassrn ito tit.. tlo rwrd, ans ireld
will ot thrtit ther' hsole of tl ki' g the
stotl lode hby siroirisae titer the sikelr o
of killing t ltiw WOieiliv.'
Oltait 0e)ol's p onzed b bhase grewc
lthe. It waes Itis daughter who spoke-a
sklave ykug thing scarcely seventeen,
theo lover sul ti oftheosy c euldtn woer
uthad riskeond their lives too to Lexington.
'Lass, thou iat too fDoward, answered
twa cInonpnuder, sternly. "When the
inn lose their courage, then the women
Capin go o and risk their lives.'
Others opposed th e bold project
Thoia brave r en had no heat to see
their wives atd daughters shot down by
their own a ivet, btt they could not per
but should file along by twos or threes, a
Sas naturally as possible, so as to excite
no suspicions among the Indians.
In order to inn the faster if they had
need, the women took off their shoes or
"moccasins and went barefooted. The
strongest of them carried two pails, but
º a large n umber took only one.
Before the gate was opened the min.
later knelt and prayed, and they all
º knelt, and prayed, strong, rough
men, and pale, fair women. When
they arose there were tears in the eyes
of the bronzed frontiersmen, and the
faces of the women were paler than ever,
but tfey looked very brave and solemn.
Then there were hand-shbaking and
hurried farewells said, for none knew
whether they would ever meet again.
Captain Reynolds kissed his wife and
daughter, and with a broken voice said:
'Look out for mother, Debby. She
is not so spry as you are. Take good
care of her, and may God save you all.'
One by one, two by two they began
to slip through the gateway and start
for the spring. Two of the strongers
pioneers stood by the gate to close it if
a rush was made. The rest of the men
were gathered along the stookade at the
portholes, each with a loaded rifle near
him, besides the one he held in his
hands, ready to fire. on the savages if
they offered to attack the women.
Some of the latter could not help
glancing timidly toward the tall woods
and thick underbrush, but most of them
walked carelessly, as if they suspected
nothing, though their pale faces and
swiftly beating hearts told of the fear
and suspense they were in.
Young Deborah Reynolds was the
bravest of them all, she whom the cap
tain had asked to guard her mother. As
tpey stepped out of the gate the heroic
girl placed herself before her older com
panion.
'l)Don't do so, Debby,' said the mother,
'walk behind me, then if the Indians
tire they will have tokill me before they
can hit yo(.'
'No, I told father I would look out
for yon; and for his and the children's
sakes you t ill lot me,' replied Deborah.
'I should not be missed half so much as
you.'
And so the brave young woman kept
between her mother and the savages,
hot Ii going and coming from the spring.
A glimpse of reod legs in the shrubbery
and the glint of a tomahawk when a
sunbeam shbone upon it, did not serve to
make her more assured, but in a few
minutes they were all back in the stock
ade and not a shot had been fired.
Some of the buckets were not very
full, it is true, but the poor women did
tqeir best, and it was a heroic deed. In
all history we know of no more daring
deed than the women of Bryant Station
perfornmed on the borders of the West
eti wilderness almost a hundred years
'iTho lndians kept hid until night,
when nearly a tlhonsand of them at
tacked the stockade, hoping to surprise
it. liut they found the garrison ready
for them, and they were met so reso
lutely and vigorously, that they had to
fall hack, leaving many dead and
wounded.
'Thie iext dpy the snrrender of the
fort was denmllnde,, but a spirted re
fanl was returned, and as the savages
had already experienced the determined
resistance of the whites, they molested
them no further, and stole away through
the great forest.
Before the second night a strong body
of settlers from Lexington and adjacent
settlements arrived at the stockade, con
ducted by the two brave men who had
rode away the previous morning for
succor. Bryant Station was saved.
The little stockade fort is now a large
flourishing town, in the midst of a pop
Iulous and highly civilized region. Many
years have passed since the last Indian
left the spot, but the visitor there will
be told the story of the heroism of the
Bryant Station women, and on the out
skirts of the town he will be shown a
ruined cellar, above which stood the
house where brave Deborah Reynolds
asd her brave husband lived for many
years, and where they died more than
forty years ago.-Boston Budget.
A terrible story comes over the sea
from Magdeburg, Germany. A little
girl plucked a flower from a grave in a
cemetery. I'be sexton, to punish her,
shut herin the deadhouse where were
four corpses. He forgot her until morn
ing, when, throwing open the doors to
release the little prisoner, he found her
dead in a corner,her eyes fixed in aglassy
stare of horror, her lips bitten through
in her agony of terror, She had died of
fright. Hadgingis to good forhim.
Please try Conrad's Budweiser, against
all bottled beer in the United States,
and judge for yourself.
THIE IATESBT ITEIM.
Garfield is shown to have ran belihi.t
his ticket at everySelection in his State,
when he has been a candidate; *
That fine regiment, the it 1 _
Infantry, has been ordered to.,.i..
Mexico, to confront Victoria ani td ý
Indians,
Mechanics Fire Co, No, 6, of New Q ,
leans, started on an excursion to Oliýbk.
cage on the 16th inst.
H. J. French, white, shot at Frtnk
Skillman, colored, for marrying his. ul.
ter in New Orleans,' lately. ,Skillfe.au
was unhurt, and the bullet intended for
him killed a little girl instead.
Amid the usual noisy scenes, Congress
adjourned on the l6th.. All the regulaiu
appropriations have been signed by the
President.
Horatio Seymour, in a letter, positive
ly declines to be a candidate for the :
Presidency.
The Supreme Court of Louisiana has
decided that the law imposing a license ,
on dommoercial'drummers from other
States is unconstitutional. This is the
heaviest blow the new Supreme Court
has given the State. We tax our own
people while dealers fronm other States :
have free privileges.
The funeral of ex-Senator Bayard,
father of the present Senator, took place
on the 15th inst. . A large number of,
hiading citizens were in attendance.
The army worma is destroying the
corn and'cotton crops in New Jersey.
War is impending bet*oen Buenos
Ayres and the Argentine Republic.
A eorrispondent in Chili writes that
the terms of peace the government is
disposed to offer the allies, are: Bolivia
is required to resign all right to the ter
ritory of Alacama is far as Loa, which
is hereafter to be the dividing line he
tween Peru and Chill; Bolivia's domin
ion on the coast is to cease forever; Peru's
share of the penalty for making war on
Chili is to be $300,000,000, and, as a,
pledge for payment. Chili is to retain
the district of Tarapoecs until it is paid,
A Russian fleet is concentrating iin
Chinese waters.
The Iiberal party of, Mexico have
adopted an organization similar to that'
of plarties in the, United Stihtes, with the
object of insuring free suffrage to the
people.
Washington City will show a popula
tion of 190,15)0, un increase of over 30,000
in the last decade.
John Kelly, at the head of Tammnany,
will come to Cincinnati in grnd style,
with bunting and inscriptions.
The Continental GmUfrds of New Or
leans have arrived in Boston, where
they were received in the most enthu
siastic lumanner and escorted to the Re
vere House, where they are now quar
tered. Every courl esy waIs shown themn
on their route.
Throngh the leecent storms iii the
West.Gra: d Rapids has been submerged
and a portion of the town swept away.
Near Sandly Hook, New Jersey, the
stenalners Anchone and Queenl collided;
fortunately no lives were lost.
Disastrous storms and floods have oc.
c•ured throughout the West and North
recentotly, causing loss of life and great
destruction of property.
The American sehooner, Eunice P.,
Newcolllb, was tiredl into Iy a Spanish
frigate alId searched for arms, recently.
lie went to a festival nomne thousand
miles from here, met a confrere with
rosy cheeks, ulrank some Iunch and
somothing stronger, got up dizzy next
morning, swore he was a sucker, had a
remorse of conscience, didn't join the
Good Temupllars, but adopted unanimous
ly a resolution instructing him to take
lemonade every pop, unless he can't get
out of the proposition to drink a mint
julep.
Adjutant Kurshedt, of the Washington
Artillery, paid us a visit on Wednesday,
while here on a business tour. He is of
the staunch firm of Kurshedt & Bien
venu, owners of the marble and stone
works on Camp street. Mr. K. is one of
Louisiana's veterans, having served
during the war in the capacity in
which he is now acting with that proud
corps, the Washington Artillery Batta
lion. We take great pleasunre in ac
knowledging his friendly call.
That gallant and popular young gen
tleman, Emile Voignac, whose pleasest
countenance greets Mr. Barrow's numer
ous customers at his store, across the
river, dropped in on us, yesterdaymoru
ing. Among the gentlemen who took
pleasure in aiding the ladies to organize
the brilliant fete at Popular Grove, none
did harder service than he.

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