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Jamens O. Fuqua. 0. W. Reese and W. IIH.
(.reen-Comnmittee on, publication.
Mr. Skipwith then read a letter addressed to
the meeting, from Col. S. W. Oakey, of New
Orleans; who purposes to subscribe $1,000; al
so a letter from William Silliman, Esqr., who
purposes to subscribe $10,000.
On motion of Hon. F. Hardesty, the thanks
of the meeting were tendered to the Chairman
for the able manner in which he presided over
the meeting. The meeting then adjourned to
meet in Clinton on Saturday, the first day ofDe
cember next. F. H. HATCH, Ch'n.
IsAco N. Lxvxo, Sec'y.
AMERICAN MEETING.-At a called meet
ing of the American Councils of Now Or
leans, consisting of Washington Conncil
No. 1, Jefferson Council No. 2, and Orleans
Council No. 8, held on Tuesday evening,
August 7th, the following resolutions were
unanimously adopted and ordered to be
Whereas the State Wigwam of Lonisiana
assumes to speak the sentiments of the
American brotherhood throughout the
State, we deplore this act of repudiatiug
the 8th article of the National Platform as
impolitic and antagonistic to the fundamen
tal principles of the National Platform.
Resolved, Therefore, That in this action the
self-styled American party of Louisiana has
become a distinct action, and consequently
should not he supported by the adherents
of the Union sentiment of the national
platform of the Philadelphia Convention.
Resolved, That it behooves all true mem
bers of the National party true to the inte
rests of the South, to unite and rally round
the banner of the national Amerib an party.
Rso!mvd, That whilst we pity, we deplore
the semhlanee between the seceding faction
of Massachusetts and that of Louisiana.
Resolved, That the whole of the National
American platform meets with our nnqual
ifled approbation and will command our
Resolved, That we cordially agree with
and endorse the sentiments expressed by
the Americans of Sparta, Bienville Parish
Rese.ohved, That we invite all friends of
the National American Party of Louisiana
to meet in convention as early as practica
ble. to effect a State organization for the
maintenance of the national American par
tv. CHAS. W. HAIRDY,
C'orresponding wecretary of the American councils
AMERICAN M1EETINO AT SPART..-At a!
called meeting of the A:nerican party, held
at Siparta. Bienville Parish, La., the follow
inj resolutions were unanimously adopted,
and ordered to be published in the Bicn
WucanF s, the State Wigwam of Louisiana
has repudiated thle Slh article of the Na
tionma Platform, and violated one of the fun-i
dmrn nhle prinr lils of the A meriann party.
I.rsolced. That in this nction the State
wigwamn hia e r'Ire.edd its legitimate powers,.
and violated one of time fundamental princi-;
pies' of time A.\ mrican party.
R, so'led. That in so doing, the State
Wigwam ha:m dissolved its connection with
the Amerian party of the Union; and that
we do not consider ourselves hound ,v nor
responsible fir the acts past or future, of
the State W igwam.
Resohled, l'hat thi whole of the nItional
Platform mntis with our heartiest su1pport.
Resolved, That w," take immediate steps
for a State organizatlin in connection with
the Nationai party, and cordially invite all
who agree with us, to co-operate with us
in maintaining the National American par
ty in Louisiana.
II. N. D.UBOSE, President.
CLINTON MALE ACADEMY.
TTIE Fall term of the above school will commence
on Monday, September 17, 1855. The course of
studies embrace al the branches of an English and
classical education, so far as requisite for an en
trance in college.
The following is a list of authors and subjects pur
sued by the school during the past aI.cdemic year :
Itin.--Latin grammar, reader, and composition;
Virgil, Cosar, Cicero, and Livy.
Greek.--Greek grammar and reader, Xenophon,
and Homer's Iliad.
Matlematias.-Arithmetic, algebra and geometry.
English.--Grmmar, geography, history, astrono.
my, natural philosophy. &e. &c.
PATRONS 01 TII scll01L0.
Chief Justice Merrick, Rev. Isaac Wall.
Maj. G. W. Iunday, lion. John McVea,
Rev. Thos. Adams, David Pipes,'Sr.
Mrs. Col. Lyons, M. Harris, and others,
EMMETT D. CRAIG, A. M.
Clinton, La., Aug. 18, 18.55. Principal.
VALUABLE LAND FOR SALE.
rTIIE undersignid offers for sale, Three Hundred
Acres of Land, situate in the Parish of East Fo
llciana, six miles from the town of Clinton, within
two of the Clinton & Port Hludson Rail Road, and
half a mile from a steam saw and grist mill.. There
is a quantity of valuable Pine timber on the tract
and a stream of running, never failing water. runs
dlrectly through it.
One hundred acres are cleared and under cultiva
tion. The improvements are: a good dwelling, out
houses, cabins, stables, and gin house, in good and
For terms, &o., apply to J. W. Taylor. who is my
duly authorized agent to dispose of the sume.
aug 18-St FRANK DIIXON.
A LARGE dark hay Iorse, all four feet
shod, white spot in forehead, trotter.
works in a buggy; said horse belonged to Major
Beal, Baton Rouge, and was stolen from the Covern"
mont stablos at Camp Sedgewick, on the night of the
Ilth Instant, by a person supposed to he James
Hands,'who la five feet, eight inches high, spare
built. light hair and eyes, who deserted at the same
tim.e from Camp Sedgewick, near Ilaton Roge.
A liberal reward will be given to any one who
will bring In man or horse, or both.
stl5 1 A. A. Quvrfer Mstter. I. T . A.
CHARTER OF THE
Clinton Branoh Rail Road Company.
A N ACT to Incorporate the Clinutn Branch Rail
, Road Company.
W.atinas, a corporation, styled the Clinton Branch
Rail Road Company, has been created under the
Act of the Legislature. entitled "An Act for the
organization of Corporations for works of Public
Improvement and Utility." approved, March the
twelfth, eighteen hundred and fifty two, which
said corporation was enacted in the following
words, to wit:
We. the undersigned. agree to form onrselves into
a corporation under the laws of the state of Louisi
ana, hereinabove set forth, for the purpose of con
tructing a Rail Road from the town of Clinton,
Parish of East Feliclana, running through the Par
ish of St. Helena. to some point of intersection, on
the line of .the New Orleans, Jackson. and Great
Northern Railway, and for that purpose we hav
formed the annexed Charter, and have signed the
CHARTER OF THE COMPANY.
Srcrro.x 1. The said corporation shall lie called the
Clinton Branch Rail Read Cbmpany. and its domlecil lie
hixed in the town of Clinton, in the Parish of East
See. 2. The said corporation Is established for
the purpose of constructing, working. and maintain
ing a Rail Road from Clinton, in the Parish of East
Feliciana, eastward, through the PaRish of St. tlc
lena to a point of latersection on the New Orleans,
Jackson, and Great Northern Railway, which shall
be deemed the most favorable after satisfactory
fec. 3. The capital stock of the company Is fixed
at Five Hundreid Thousand Dollars, divided into
twenty thousand shares of twenty-ll'e dollars each.
P'aments shall be made in such sums and at such pe
riodl as shall be fixed by the Board of Directors.
Provided. That the subscriptions may lhe paid in la
lor or materials, when such mode of paiyment is pre
ferred by the suibscribers. P'rovidel, also, that no
call shall ie miade for more than ten per cen t at oe
time. ind sixty days unoltie of each call shall be giv
n by publicationi in in., i wspiper in tde city of
New )rlca.nis, antd onn in I , town it of Clinton. Not
more than four calls shall h,, nll i in oe year.
See. 4., The said corpioration liall go into opera
tion and be organized. as soon a; shares of stodk
to the amount of seventy-live thousand dollars shall
have been subscribed.
See. 5. The business of the Corporation shall le
conducted at its domicil in the town of Clinton by a
Board composed of twelve Directors. A quorum
shall consist of at least five Directors. The direc
tors shall elect olne of their body, as President of
their Company, at their tirst meeting after their
election. No person shall ,b, .ligille s a director.
who is not a share holder. At all elections Iby stock
hold,.rs, and all their meetings, each share shall be
entitled to one vote. Vote may be given In person,
or in proxy. Thle President of the Company Is the
officer designated as the one on whom legal service
of all process or citation against the Company, may
be made, and the Company agree to be bound by
service of process or citation whether made on the
President in person, or left to his addressat the office
of the Company, in the hands of any of its officers
See. 6. Ihe first Board of Directors shall be cho
sen as soon as the list of subscription shall be closed.
The notices of the election of the first Board of Di
rectors. shall he given by publication made flfteen
dayu in advance in one newspaper in the city of New
Orlneas. and one in the town of Clinton, and the
election shall he held at the time and place desig
nated Iy thie eumissioners charged with receiving
The first elhction shall be held under the superin
tenieoei of the commissioners aforesaid, who shall
select three of their number, for that purpose. All
sublseqent .el.etions under the superintendence of
three commissioners to be appointed from among
the stockholders by the Board of Directors for the
time being. The first Board of Directors shall holdl
office until the first Monday of May, oftheyear eigh
twl, hundred and lifty-six. The election slall bean
unal. and eachil snuseiqent board of directors shall be
(lotrl onu thi thirld Monday of April. A failure to
elh dlire hctors. hall not ldissolve the corporation. huit
the, l)ienrd in ioilec shall contisnue the exercise of its
filiuntions. nrltil a new hloard can be elected. All
notices of electiins and meeting of sharehiolders.
after thei first eltion of directors above provided
for. shill! ie girven by pnhllication. fifteen days in
advancie in one newspaper in the city of New Or
leans, and ,one in the town of Clinton.
S.c. 7. The following named persons are hereby
slippoirtd commissioners for the purpose of receiv
ing sublscriptions to the stock of said corporation'
io w *t:
Mers. Baynard & I:miltonl ...... Clinton, La.
, A. Levi. Bloom & Co.,.....
" Ian.c N. LT.mon,.........
" m. Gu;rney ..........
" Jnmes VM. Stokes,.......... " "
" George A. Neanus,.........
S Gen. A. G. Carter,........ Port HIIudson,
John IMe Keowen.......... Jackson,
" William San.del........... Kellertaown,
" Famuel W. Riley,..........
" John F. George...... .. Bluff Creek,
" Dr. Wrn. C. Williams.......
John Burton, C. Ii. Strickland, jr. John Wheat,
John M. Bach, Wilford Williams, Sam'l Davis.
EAST BATON ROUGE.
Wm Kelley, WV. A. Crenshaw.
Levi Spiller, Jacob I. Watts,
WILKINSON CO, MISS.
Dr. D. L. Phares, Philip liut, John Whitaker,
AMITE, CO. MISS.
Eli J. Capell, II. G. Sireiet, Roljt. Germany.
Col. S. W. Oakey, W. II. Garland,
The said commissioners shall have powner to ap
point deputies or agents in other places for receiv
ing subscriptions. Seven shall form a quorum for
doing hubiiness in the town of Clinton.
The lists of subscription shall be closed on the first
day of I)ecemhber, eighteen hundred and lifty-live.
or if the siberription shall not amount to seucnty.Jire
thousand dollars at that date. then they sihall I, closed
as snont as said amount shall have been sueJsritIed.
As soon as the subscription list shall have been clo.
sed, tlhey shall he returned to the town of Clinton for
registry in the office of the Recorder of Mortgag
es of the Parish of Rast Feliclana, as required by law.
Sec. 8. Immediately after the election of the first
Board of Directors, the subscription lists shall be
opened for a period of four months, in such places
as the said board of directors may deem advisable,
and public notice shall Ine given thereof in a news
plapr published in the places where said sulm;crip
tion books are opened, and the board shall have
power to appoint agents for receiving the hsecrip
tions. At the end of the said four months, if the
n mount of subscription shil exceed the capital rerqui
red. i meet ing of stockholders alnd subscribers sehall
bi, held to dietermine whetLher the capital shall be inl
creased to the whole amount of subscription, nnd if
tihe capital he not. so increased, then the unmIlllner of
shares siub-ried shall be rd.edd nhic y deduction from
the largest subscriptions -o at not to diminish the
number of shores of any sellairier, whilst anotlnher
remains with a larger numler of shares. If there
lce,!any "dfilciency in the amnomn it of capital sub
scribed, tile said iuhieriptioin iolks mitay ibe reopen
ed and closed from time. to time till the whole cap
ital shall have been sulbsribed.
.Sr. 9. In case of a failure on the part of sny sub.
scriber, topsy lhe instalments on his stock asrequir.
4. thbe Heard of lrPeters shall hsve the ept;.s after
thirty days written notice to the defaulter of for
felting the stock. and selling it for the beneit of sat
stockholder, or of compelling by suit, the paymen
of such Installment. and no stockholder shall be
permitted to vote while in default.
Sec. 10. All meetings of stock holders called for
the purpose of increasing or diminishing the oapital
stock of the company or for any of the purposes
enumerated in the 6th section of the Act of the
LegRilature of Louisiana, entitled "An Act for the
organilation of Corporations for Works of Public
Improvement and Utility," shall be composed of
persons holding in their own right, or as agents of
others, at least thra-fourths of the stock of the com
pany in order to make valid and binding their ao
tions in the premises: at all other meetings of the
stock holders and at all elections a majority of stock
shall be represented, and in this latter case, if such
majority be not present, nor represented, the meet
ing hlall he adjourned for one week, and the vote
of the majority of the stock present, and represent
ed at such andjourned meeting shall hind the compa
ny in the same manner as if a majority of all the
stock were present and represented.
See. 11. Any vacancy in the board of directors,
occurring during the year, may be filled by a vote
of the board of directors.
See. 12. The president and directors of said cor
poration shall have power to make and use a com
mon seal, to elect a newspaper whih shallbe known
to the stockholders as the official paper of the oem
pany, and in which all its advertisements shall ap
pear. and to do every thing, nec.ssuy for the con
struction. repair, and maintenance of the ral-road
hereinhbefore described, with as many treats as they
may deem ncerssary, to dtermine the line of the
road, and the depots that may be necessary to make,
and contract for all works whatsoever, for the prop.
per and complete working of said road, to contract
specially. for all work. labor, or materials to be fur
nilshed to the company, and to agree, whether the
whaole or any part thereof shall be payable in the
capital stock of the company : to appoint a secreta
ry, tremaurer. superintendent, engineer, solicitors,
and other ufcicers or servants. necessary or proper
for tile fuaithfl performance of any duty necessary
to the cnstruction and proper maintenance of the
said rail road : to muake- all contracts for the fur
nlcihing of Iron. or other necessary equipments or
nlpplies of tihe roeal, and on such crc-dits a they may
deem proper, and to mortgage tile said road for the
payment of the same: to horrow money for and on
account of said road, in adly sim not to exceed len
thousand dollars. cinless anthorized by a vote of two
thirlds of the stockholders to exceed that scam, and to
mortgage the said road and its appurtenunces to
secure the pdyment of the same ; to make all con
tracts necesary for the purpose of speedily and
properly cocnstructing said road ; to purchase with
tihe funds of the company, all the locomotives, en
gines, cars. vobicls,. tcctis, anld other equilpments
deemred by them noce.·ary or iuseful to the urlposes
of t11h company: and wlien said road or any part
thereof is finished, to fix the rate of toll for passen
gers and merchandilze; to make all rules and regu.
lations, and other by-laws deemed necessary, for the
proper, safe, and regular transaction of the business
of the company; but siuch rules, reglatlions, and
by-laws shall ie snbject to rpceal, change, amend
mentor modification by the stockhuldcrs at their
meetings, or by the President anid I)irectors in the
Intervals ; they may accept donations in land or mo
ney, or such material or labor as may be useful to
the company ; they shall d-eclare semi-annually the
dividend arlsing from the working of the road after
the oayment of all nccecsary expenses; said divi
dend shall be declared and payable to tile stock
holders within fifteen days of the months of Janncry
and July of each year ; they shall makie a report in
full detail to the stocklolders to the first days of
January and July of each year. of the working of the
road and Its expenses and profits. as also a detailed
statement of all contracts during the p tcess of con
structing the road and its bridges, .ff with an ac
count of the progr-ess malde; they shall keep. or
canic to Itbe k'pt. cc regular set of hooks. In which
shaill be entered, in the regular order of their several
dates, nil Ilcinelllsc or olthir transactions of thie cmn
pany, which -aid ooe,k shall he opec tc the inspec
tion of any stockholder, at tflt office of the compiany
during thle Ieiness hours of the day ; a stock ock
shall he kept, and certificates of stock shall be Issued
to the stockholders, and.no transf`rir of stock shall lie
binding on the compaitny until mallde on its astck
book; and to call a meeting of stockholders. on the
writtien rclqulsition of stockholders representingl
one-lifth of the stock of tlhe coccmpany.
Sec. 13. If any subscriher fcr stock shall be taxed
by virtute of any law or ordliance for the paymcent
of subs(crlltions to the company, hie shall have the
right of redulccing the lllnumber of his shIaros lby an
amoullnt eclqual to that of 11h tax imposed, but this
righI must t e exercise within ai.dy days from the date
of the tax receipt, lafter which.i it shall not tie allowed.
See. 14. An annual mleeting of thlie stockiholders,
shall be held oni the third Monday of eachl April, til
riccive thlle alnnuial report of the ipast year's oplera
tiolni lmnd bi.sluise of the company. at which neeit
ing, ia lull st atementi of the finanlci allirs and oth
er iloliness of' tihei comllpany shall be submitted iby
thll 'Presidenlit ciand dir'cctors for exalnilation by the
stuckhcldri .c iill c hilr agents.
S,. 15,. At thie expiritiicn of the Chairter. or when
ever lihe diewlclltio of the COl'lloriloration ball reclder
necccer.ry its liidationll, three commissllioners shaill
1- elected biy ithe stcl klccdelrs whoslie. duty it shllll
Ihe t taklii e ll.,isionI of the piroplerty oif tile comps
icy, li.d cincidict its Icnsi.ies to a fiiil liquiid tlon
on such itr-nms acll i such inanlnr as lshall hie ldeter
ucilned iby a meet lng of stocklholderr. reguilarly coni
vened for that pllilurpose; and if it tile expiration of
tlihe prl'-oant chalrtcer a mnjority of the stockholders Inl
nlirmllcr and amounlt shall desire to reniew the same
for a furtllher term, the stockholders dissentling from
the, linewal, shall be bound to tranclsfer their stock
to thllcse- desirinig ci renewial, at its fair value, to be
fixced by aplpraisers mlutillly drawnl for that pclrpose.
Cliniton, La., Aug. 11, 1855. 19 -30ds
INM.AN'S PATENT DOOR & GATE
R W. INMAN, from Shi'llhld. E.,iigland. manufac
I. turer of ,' nman's' 'atent Dor iawl fgate Springas,
to which wa. awardnld Ithe tfirl pr, mium at the
World's l;rir, in I iloia. Il51, anoujIl ce thnt hi ha.
conetitutd W. V. Chapman, an hbi oolu agent for
For I1at noi,. Rimnplcity. full performance of all it
is lItended to d),, its xcee- inll g uIfliln(es. its durna
hility, its clepo.e, it certainly takes its position
in tilh' front ranlk of moderll inviintionm.
I do not intend to pultt-a abort examination will
convince the judgment of it utility.
aug 18-2mR I. W. INMAN.
The State of Iouiaiua-Parish of 1ast Feliclsns.
o1th Judicial District Court of New Orleans.
Oakey & Hawkins,
v+n. .No. 8277.
1. T. Simms & A. J. Wright & Co.
BY Vi'I'IlIE of a writ of It. fa. Iscad from the hon
i orahle court aforesaid, directed to the sheriff of
Eltst Feliciauna said state, I have sesizid and will of.
for for ,ali, at the court house door in said parish of
East j'iciani, on tihe
IkIST ,AT 7''URDA Y OF RlEPTTElMER,
A.n. 1855. Ihetween the hours of I0 A.M. and 4 o'clock
mu.. all the late:rest of tIh d(f'mlanLts. A. J. Wright
& Co. in and to a certain judgmenit oltainmld by them
in the treventhi judicial district court for said parish
of East Felieiana, against Mrs. L. Gahlden and hus
band, for thie sum of three hundred and twenty-five
till-00 dollars, with eight per cent interest thereon,
from the 41h day of January. 1555. known on the
docket of said 7th district court, by No. 2176.
Tm'er of S8le.-Cash, with tho henefit of appraise
ment. (.0O. C. JOOMSTOCK,
'I1 S. 18. 10 Jy'u. .,...
The State of Luilian-Pari of ut. t i iean .
7th Distrlit Court.
Mary Sturges & husband, ll
James F. Blaekman.
BY VIRTUE of a writ of . Ih. soud 4p the above
entitled suit, from the honorable court aforesaid,
directed to the sheriff of said pariah, I have seized
and will offer for salo on the premises of Beojamin
Lyons, Esqr., In the town of Clinton. on the
FIRST SATURDA F OF EPSPTElBR.,
A. D. 1855, betwoen the hours of 10 'olock, A. v. and
4 o'clock, P. x., the following property, in which by
a decree of said court, the plaintif's have a privi
lege of Rent * to wit:
One certain Printing Prse, thllty-eigltl o ia
more or less, seven stands more or les, one in Ib
slab, together with all the typesand lxtures thIte
beloning, or in any way appertaining, it being the
alnto priting press, types, and fixtures, that wo
lantily in the possession of the defendant, Jamie f
hrms qf Ble.k-Casb, with the benefit of appraise
aug 18 G. o. COMSTOCK, 'y. SAwV(
The State of Louisiala-Parish of Baut liUolana.
7th Distriot Court. No. 2218.
Minorva A. Rogers, with,
William J. Chapman, husband.
DY VIRTUE of a writ of f. fa. isued In the above
D ent:tled suit from the honorable court aforesaid.
a rected to the sheriff of said parish, I have seised
and will offTr for sale at the plantation of William
J. Chapman, In said parish. on the
FIRST 8A TURDA OP SBPTEMBER,
A. n 1856, between the hours of 11 o'olock, A. m. and
4 o'clock e. .. all the right, title, Interest, audolaim
of the defendant W. J. Chapman, husband, In and
to the following named anddescribed property, to
Tihe undivided Interest of said W. J. Chapman in
and to the succession of his deceased mother. Mrs.
Mlaria Chaplman, now in the hands of Allen Chapman,
One bay horse, ten years old.
One bay horse, seven years old.
One pleasure buggy. 12 head of cattle,
20 head of hogs. A lot of farming utensils,
A lot of household and kitchen furniture,
Alio the growing crops of corn and cotton, now
on the plantation of said W. J. Chapman.
7hrm oqf Sale.-Cash, with the benefit of app raise.
ment. GEO. C. COMPSTO('K,
aug 18, 1855. Dep'y. &uSr.
A FINE PLANTATION FOR SALE.
SAM now offering for sale, the Tract of
Land, on which I reside, (known as Robin's
Station,) situated in the Parish of East Felt.
cina, La., eight miles from Clinton, on the
Clinton and East Felicjana Rail Road, con
taining eight hundred and eighty acres. Two
hundred and fifty open, the most of which is
fresh and in a fine state for cultivation. The
wlace is well Improved, having a comfortable
Dwelling, good Gin and Mill, and all necessa
ry out buildings, and is well watered.
naug 4 T OS. W. ROBINS.
Importer, andl Wholeeale and Retail Dealer in
Watcheh, Jewelry, Cutlery,
GUNS, PIITOLS, & FANCY GOODS,
NO. 05 CANAL STREET,.
N. IP. Wattche,. and Jewelry carefully repaired. a14
o. P LAN(WfIITHY. [I.fS.] NORWOOD TII.DON.
LANG WORTHY & TILDON,
Druggists and Apotheoaries,
AND DhAI.LIII IN
BOOKS AND STATIONERY.
A WELL selected aessortment of Perfume
ry, Toys, and Fancy Goods.
Music and Musical instruments.
Paints, Oil, Lead, and Varnish,
Brushes of all kinds,
Fine Cutlery, lazors, and Soap.
1 .See Advertisement on fourth page.
a14 BRICK lROW-CLIroN, LA.
FRESHI SODA WATER.
HAVING procured the lncessary fixtures, and made
arrlngemnfits for recelving regularly, fountains
of frcsh Soldaz Water, the saunm, with such Syrups as
may lie desired, can he procured of
jy 7 II. S. IlEECIHENO & CO.
TIIE co-rartuership of HARIaJ & DsAnnonn,
. is dissolved by mutual consent, M. Harris
withdrawing from the firm.
Those indelted, will ploase come forward
and settle, as the outstanding business must
he closed withont delay.
The business will he conducted at the same
store by J. G. DEARMOND, who will carry
out husiness arrangements made with H. & D).
PROVISIONS AND GROCERIES,
will constantly be kept on hand, at the lowest
Climntonl prices. The purchasiug arrangements
being the same, enables the advertiser to
offer great inducements to cash dealers, who
are respectfully invited to price and examine
articles before purchasing elsewhere.
Cash advances will be made on Cotton con
signed to Mienjah Harris, 58 Gravier street,
New Orenn.s. jy 7
DaR. . Ii. SCHOFIELD,
LATE OF BAYOU SARA.
D ESPECTFULLY tenders his professlonal servi
ces to the public. Ofloo at Beecheno & Co's
(late Sudler's) Drug Store. Residence In the house
formerly occupied by M. Bloom, north of the Metho
dist Church, Clinton, La. jy 14
g· he undersigned, citizeons of West Felilcana,
certify that we have known Dr. G.ur.wr A. Scuoivzu.
for many years, while practising as a Physician and
Surgeon in said Parish, and reocmmnend him to the
cltizens of East Feliolana, (where we understand hle
has located,) as such, belloving him well qualilled.
Bayou Sura. July 6th, 1855.
Jas. It. Marks, John IH. Stannard,
L. 1D. Brewer, Wm. H. Packie,
John 11. Henshaw, C. E. Hosea,
D. W. C. Jones, Ssml. J. l'owell,
James W. Robinson J. 1. Wederstrandt,
Charles Stour, Jackson Motley,
John Whiteman, Edwin Leet,
A. Lartigue, Louis E. Turner,
Winm. Enders, David Castle,
James P. Harper, Cad. Brodenax,
David Austin, R.C. Wederstrandt.
A LOT of Havana CIglra, rceiw4d last night, by
B. . UEECIINO & Co.
slg4 ((,t, Sadl"r's,)
- OTELS,-STAGE LINE..
Corns of Commoa and St Chrul Strueet,
il-Prioee reduced to the old Standard.
a 14 JOHN GALPIN, Proprietor.
The Union Hotel.
N. E. CORNER O THB PUBLIC IQUAB,
HAVING thoroughly repaired sad refhr
nished this popular and well known house,
the undersigned are prepared to receive Boaad
err and entertain Travelers. Their table will
be fhrnished with the best the market can at
ford, and no palsU or exertions will be spared
to please .and aoommodate those who mya
favor them with their patronage.
LIVERY STAB ES.
Connected with the Hotel is a large aid
roomy stable. Every attentio will be paid to
Horses placed at livery.
Horses, Buguls and Cariages, for ire.
a14 WORSHAM - DIXON.
The Eilliatn House.
N. W. CORNER Or To P1 tmo BLC SW a,
T.HIS well known utabfluhment is now ope
I for the receptfoi qf Boarders and the no.
commtodation of Travlers. The House has
undergone a thorough renovation, and is now
In complete order, and the proprietor willp
neither pains or money in rendering it a del
rablo retreat for all who may favor him with a
There is a large and commodious STABLE
attached to the premises, and good and attm.
tive grooms. EVANS WHI .
Clinton and Baton Rep Daftl Lineo, d
MAIL ST AG ES.
HAVING resumed the manage.
Iy ment of the Mall Stage Line, b
tween Clinton, Batles RoUge, and Jadcso,
the undersigned would respectfully inform the
travelling public, that his Coches will run
each way, IVERY DAY IN THE WEEK,
excepting Sundays, leaving Clinton and Baton
Rouge, at 9 o'clock, .x.
From Clinton to Fram Baton Rouge, to
I BLton Rouge,..$8 00 Clinton,...... 8 00
Jackson,...... 1 00 Jackson...... 1 60
Mt. Wlling,... 2 00 Mt. Willing,.. 2 00
'lains. ....... P 50 Plains ....... 1 60
ft .Every attention paid to the comfort and
convenience of passengers.
mar 24 WM. ELDER.
WORMS, MEYER & Co.
I AVE recently removed from their old stand,
. to the store formerly occupied by M.
BLoox, where they keep conlstuntly on hand, a
complete assortment of
FANCY AND STAPLE GOODS,
CLOTHING, BOOTS, 8HOES, HATS,
IIARDWAItE, CROCKERY, GROCERIES, &c.
Tnry are now well situated to offer every
facilility in Ihir line of business and accomnio
date lhoe;n who may favor them with a call.
a 28 3-y
MILLS, CLEVELAND, & Co.
Provision and GFrooery Store
I) ESPECTFULLY inform their friends and
1L the trading public, that they have on hand
a large and complete stock of
GROCERIES & PROVISIONS,
together with a well selected assortment of
Dry Goods, Hats, Boots, Shoes, Hardware,
and in fact every article in demand, for Family
or Plantation use.
They are prepared to make advances on
Cotton consigned to OAKEY & HAWKINS,
and to afford all the facilities usual in their
line of business. a14
Saddle, Bridle, and Harness manufactory
North side of the publlq Square.
W OULD respectfully inform his patrons and
the public in general, that he ha Just re
ceived a large and well selected assortment of
LEATHER, HARDWARE, &c.
suitable for the manufacture of any and every
article that may be wanted or called for In his
line of business : viz.
SADDLES, BRIDLES, HARNESS, &o.
HIls stock of Leather has been selected with
great care, and is of the best quality.
The Saddlery Hardware is direct from New
York, and is of the latest style and pattern.
With competent and experienced workmen
to manufacture this material, he hopes to give
perfect satisfaction, and will warrant all work,
both as to quality and execution.
ie" CALL AND EXAMINE. '
I can furnish planters with a superior arti
cle of leather for sewing gin bands.
N. B. All open accounts must be settled
on the 1st of November. Je 9
TIIE undersigned has the following varietleest the
most delicious cyrups, viz.
VANILLA, ORANG'E, LEMON, OINGER, DANA.
NA PEAR, ¢e. t4e.
which he oflers at a lower rate than any other hgas,
and In quantitles to suit the buyer
ju 2 WM. GURNEY.
2f TS. Calomul, warrate . ior . Iy
25 jell I. N. LEMON.
TIE best kind of puw white wine Vinegar; to be
procured of BIEECHENO A Co.
jy 14 (1 ate Sadler's,) Brlck Row.
50 lIU8. E.'T. Rhubarb, and 20 Turkey do, Jut
SVreceived and for sale by I. N. LEMON.
00 ,BSH. Epsom Salts of the best quaity, for
sale by I. N. LEMON.
liý OZ. sulpbate Quaile. Just r.orwved an dr.
U la ty T. Y, 3tlVfN.