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THE FEL ICIAN.A DEM RAT.
BY G. W. REESE. THE CONSTITUTION..m i STT.8 , *. m8 PER TEAR.
VOL. I. CLINTON, LA. SATURDAY MO , , NO. 27.
Tsa "TBLICIANA DEMOCRAT" will be pub
Ilsed every WammnAeT AND SATunDAT, at THREE
Dollars per annum, payable in advance. Two cop
ies will be furnished for FIVE DOLLARS.
Aovlnasaxusas Inserted at One Dollar per squsre
(TWELVE lineq or less,) for the frst insertion,
and fifty cents for each subsequent one.
The Fee for announoing a candidate for omos will
be TEN Dollars, payable In advanoe.
CARDS, PROFESSIONAL, &c.
Jos McVsa, Clinton. CaAs. McVA, Jackson.
JOHN & CHARLES McVEA,
Attornies at Law,
CLINTON & JACKSON. LA.
W. FERGUS KERNAN,
Attorney & oounsellor at Law,
ORACTICEB In the Parishes of East and West
JAMES B. SMITH,
Attorney and O neaUellor at Law,
[TILL attend businessin East and West Fellciana
1 snd St.Helena. a 14
JOHN M. ROBERTS, -
Attorney at Law,
Orrlck: MAIN STrasr.
BOWMAN & DE LEE,
4tt.ria sand Counsellors at Law,
BUSINESS entrsted to their care will be prompt,
D Iy attended to.
Rsrsauxcs.--Mesrs. Oakey & Hawkins; J. B]
Ilyrae & Co.; New Orleans. a 14
HAYNES & ELLIS,
Attornite and Counaelleor at Law,
JAI. 0. FUQUA. J. 0. KILBOUR.
FUQUA & KILBOURN,
Attornies at Law,
PRACTICE In the courts of East and West Fclicl
saa, and t. Helena. a 14
ATTORNEY & COUNSELLOR AT LAW,
TIIK undersigned, having entered into partnrtlrhip
in the practice of their profession, will attend to
all business entrusted to them in the parish of East
And, to any business, entrusted to either. in the
adjacent Parishes, they will attend separately.
O)cs in Clinton, La. JAMICS I1, M1',SE,
a 14 D. C. IIAltDEIlF.
D. B. SAMFORD,
Attorney and Counsellor at Law,
-xrILL attend to any profeilonal busineee entrust
ed to him in East and West Feliciuna, Ende
Baton Rouge, and St. Helena Parlshes. je9
Jutioe of the Peaoe & Notary Publio
Omce on the North side of the Public Squlrc..
Notary Public and Auotioneer.
W ILL attend promptly to all bueinuss entrusted
Orrsi : North East corner of the Public Bqnare.
DR. F. R. HARVEY,
CIONTINUES the practice of his profeoseon, and
L respeetfully tenders his services to the citizens
of Clinton and vicinity. a 14
DR. C. H. PORTER,
RlSPECTFULLY offers his professilonal services
I to the cltizens of Clanton and its vicinity.
He can always be found, when not professionally
eagaged, at the Drug Store of Wm. Sadler, on Brick
E. L. HA1YGOOD,
P ROMPT attention will be given to the sale of
SReal Estate and Personal Property within the
Parih of East Fellolana. Oice, inClnton. a 14
aprll 14 JACKSON, LA.
OAKEY d HAWKINS,
Factors and General Commission Merchants,
No. 90 GRAVIER STREET,
BDG to offer their services to Planters and Mer
hobaa·t, and promise attention and promptness to
all coneignment entrusted to their care. a 14
Cotton Faotor k Commisoion Merchant,
No. 68 GRAVIER STREET,
. M. DALYT. E. E. A. TALLARIE.
E. M. DALEY & Co.
Commission k Forwarding Merohants,
AND WHOLESALE DEALERS IN
67 Tehoupitoula Street,
J. G, DsARMOND.
Souoteeor to HARRIS & DeABMOIW.
HAS on band, Bacon, Floyr, Lard, Hams,
I1 do. sugar cured, Corn Beef, Molasses,
Mess Pork. Soap, Cutlery,
Salt, Tobaooo, Woodware,
Axes, Cigars, Crockery,
do handles, Gunpowder, Glassware,
Cow peas, Shot, Tinware,
Oils, Pickles, Brooms,
Yeast powders,Spices, Hoes,
Cofee, Starch, Spades, shovels
Teas, Sal soda, Trace chains,
Sugar, brown Nails, Porter, London
do crushed Well rope, Vinegar,
Rice, do buckets. Wines, ass'd,
Candles, Wash boards, Fruits, preev'd.
Lime & cement Castings,
Domestics, calicoes. blankets, linseys, hay and
,BAGGING, ROPE, AND TWINE
I4ouons, assorted; and many other articles.
I. tIct, a general assortment of such articlos,
al are usually found in such houses, to which
attention particularly invited,
Terms being strictly cash, prices will be pro.
portionately low. Additional fresh supplies
will be received weekly. jy 7
addle, Bridle, and arneuu ranfacotory
North aide of the publa Square.4
W OULD respectfully inform his patrons and
T the public in general, that he has Just re
ceived a large and well selected assortment of
LEATHER, HARDWARE, &c.
suitable for the mannfacture of any and every
article that may be wanted or called for in his
line of business: viz.
SADDLES, BRIDLES, HARNESS, &c.
His stock of Leather has been selected with
greant 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.
il CALL AND EXAMINE.
N. B. All open accounts must be settled
on the 1st of November. je 9
COACH AND CARRIAGE MAKER,
I STILL oontinue to build all
kinds of Pleasure Carriages, on
the most approved plan, at the old stand, on
the main street, running east from the Public
'I'halnkful for the patronage and public conn
denca extended. I desire to retain and increase
the same, by industry, promptness, fair prices,
and good work, which will be guaranteed to
1 am fully prepared to furnish at short notice,
METALLIC BURIAL CASES,
alld WooDsN CorrFFINss, on such terms as will
insure me against any charge of extortion, from
SlPeorsonal attention given on all Burial
a 28 R. BOWMAN.
Carriages & Buggys made and repaired,
BY CHARLES P. JARRETT,
HAVING superior facilities for
the prompt and faithful execution
of a strictly Carriage and Buggy making and
repairing Business, I invite public attention to
my establishment. None but finished work
men are in my employ, and no inferior or old
fashioned work will be found on hand.
Arrangements have been made for receiving
the best material now in use, for completing
every style of running gear, body, painting and
trimming, which taste or wealth can desire.
Designs for Carriages, Buggys, Bulkys,. &o.
on the latest and most fashionable plnns can be
seen at my shop. Call and see them.
An assortment of Northern made Buggys,
always on hand.
All kinds of repairing done at the shortest
notice to insure neatness and durability. All
work warranted, with proper usage.
~iiMy terms are cash, or approved city ac
FISK'S METALLIC BURIAL CASES.
I have procured the special and exclusive
right of sale, for FISK's PATENT METALLIC COF.
FINS, for the Parish of East Feliciana. Any
infringement upon my right in the sale of these
cases will subject the violator to prosecution.
Samuel Decker, is my authorized agent, in
Jackson, for the sale of the same.
Wooden Coffins made to order, and ever,
tatention given on Funeral occasions. A fine
HIearse always in readiness.
He can be found after night at the hotel of
EVANS WHrru. s 22.
may 5 C. P. JARRE¶T.
THE undersigned ha opened in the
Town of Clinton, a largeassort
ment of lhrniture, consisting of
Bureaus, Bedsteads, Chairs, Sofas,
Armoircs, Lounges, Cribs,
and almost every other article of Furniture, suita
ble for the market, which he will sell low, for cash.
His store is on the south side of the public square.
aug 11 II. B. GAY, Agent for M. HARRis.
70 LBS. Blue Mass, for sale by
U I. N. LEMON.
BY VIRTUE ofa . twoes P. ".
Hebert, Governor of .the, a
lana, addressed to the Sherelf thime a
Buast Pellelrna, dated Baton ,
1856, ordering an Election fop het' e
named oAlcere, I, in acoordeam e , i
se the, my proclamation, pp as.ia
will be held, at the severa:t . . ithe
parish of Bast Fellclana, Statj of LosIaa,
on Monday, November 6, AD. ,16, e the
following named omcers:
A Representative to Ogmm fea the
Third Congressional District, eroemes, Lie
tenant Governor, Secretary of State, Attor.
ney General, State Treasarer Audito of Pub.
lie Accounts, Superlntendeot of Public l deA -
tion, two Repre.ntatlves to tihe Ate Lt
latura Distriot Attorney for the Seventh _
dicial District, Clerk of the District Cort,
Sheriff, Coroner Assessor, an in each ward,
the number of Justices of the Peace, to which
they are by law entitled; one Constable for
Also: a Poll will be open at each election
precinct, for the purpose of receiving the votes
of the qualifled voters, for, or against, the re
movaf of the meat of rovernment, fom the
town of Baton Rouge to the city of New Or
leans. Every qualifed voter, voting for, or
against the removal, shall have written, or
printed, on his ballot, the words, for removal,
in he be in favor of such removal, and the
words, agai st remmoa, if he be opposed there.
to. The Commimioners of Election, for the
several precincts, will hold said Election, and
make due returns, thereof, according to law.
THOS. L. McGHBB,
sept. 26, Coroner and Ex-Omclo Sherlf.
The state of Louisiana, Parish of East Pelloans,
seventh District Court, No. 2981.
J. W. Boatnor, vs. . . Harrell.
bY VIRTUE of a writ of A fa, to me directed, by
D the hooorable court aforetd, Ia the above enti
tied suit, I have seized and will ffr for sale at the
door of the court house in sald parlb. on the
FIRBT BAITJRDA Y OFP NOrB 1855.
between the hours of 11 o'clock A. . and 4 o'clock
P. M., all the right. title, Interest, sad claim of
the defendant H. R. Harrell, In and to the follow
log described property to-wit:
A certain tract of land situated, lying, and
being, in the pariash aforessid on the waters
bf Pretty Creek, containing 1900 acres more
or les with all the improvements thereon,
bounded on the .north by. of of Mrs.
Dnun and Eli White, on t oheu by lands of
Cassandry Harrell, and Townsend, on the east
by Seymour Taylor, and on the west by lands
of Mrs. Gray.
tire qof a-Cashub, with the benefit of appraise
ment. THOS. L. MoGHEE,
sept. 29. 1855. Coroner and x-Oflcio Sheriff.
the State of Louisians, Parish of Iast Felioiana,
Seventh District Court, No. 926.
Sarah 8. Gayle, vs. Caleb 0. Gayle.
BY VIRTUE of a writ of A. fa. to me directed
J from tbe Honorable court aforesaid, in the above
entitled suit, I have seised on and will Ofer for sale,
at the door of the court home in said parish, on the
FIRN8 BAATURDA Y OF NO VBYBBB, 1855,
between the hours of t0 o'loeek, A, x. and 4 o'clok,
P. x., all the right, title, interest, and olaim of the
defendant, Caleb 0. Gayle, in and to the following
named and described property, to wit.
A certain negro woman named "VIOLET."
of black complexion, about 97 years of age,
and her four children, "Millta.," about 9
years old* "Martin" ' years; "Adaline" 5
years, and "James," 8 years.
r4s ef Sa.--Cash, with the benefit of appraise
ment. THOS. L. MoGHBE,
sept 29, 1855 Coroner and ex-oolo sheriff.
THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, Beventh Judolial
PARIsa or LArT raucuLn. Distriot Courn.
in the matter of the succession of Albert Wilson,
deceased. No. 2869.
,OTIOE IS HEREBY GIVEN that H. H. Haynes,
I has applied to this Court for letters of adml.
istration on the aforesaid succession, whloh will
be granted in ten days after the publication of this
,notice unless lepgal opposition be led thereto.
oot. 6, 1865. . 8E. HUNTER, D'y Clerk.
THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, SeventhdJufllal
PARISe or EAST rLcIANAK. District Court.
In the matter of the estate of Enoch Vanoadale, de
ceased. No. 2280.
N.OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that John T. Heath
1 has applied to this court for letters of adminis
tration on the aforesaid estate, whibh will be
granted in ten days after this publioation, unless
legal opposition be made thereto.
oct. 6, 1865. S. E. HUNTER, D'y Clerk.
THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, I Seventh Judicial
PARISH or EAST rtsLOINA. District Court.
In the matter of the succession of Mary Kelly, de
ceased. No. 2870.
N OTICE 18 HEREBY GIVEN, that Alfred Has
ard has applied to this court for letters of ad
ministration on the aforesaid succession, which will
be granted in ten days after the publication of tbls
notico. unless legal opposition be made thereto.
oct 6, 1855 8. E. HUNTER, D'y Clerk.
THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, c Seventh Distrilt
PARISH or H, T FMLIeIANA. Court, No. 1786.
In the matter of the succession o R. L. Bell dec'dl
lTOTIOCE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Jane E. Bel.
N has filed an account of her administration of the
aforesaid ucession which will be homolo ated in
thirty days after the publication of this notlee un
less legal opposition be filed thereto.
sent. 8. 1865. S. E. HUNTER, D'y Clerk.
64 LBS. Gum Camphor, for ale by. L O.
BIIERMAN'S PATENT TRUSSEB, and rupture
k remedy, shoulder braces, lace and elastic abdom*
Inal supporters, body braces, k.., for sale by
a28 LANGWORTHY & TILDON.
D6 OZ. Lime Juice, best quality, for sale by
SGr I N. LEMON.
GALS. Paregoric, for sale br
I P. TI .i
mallion to mat ao
tab, o , 185
,at the mep b' , 4 -
Negroasit as qed 5a ne ,
"4 " Gaowt , ! " d ir tIve
" " Cato " 4l ' ,u~Ssciv.
mlTto yi L
"' womn Atlq, agoe 19 ran, d a her
child Ben, aged 11 most, a
of girl Mary aged 1 yeeuh,
of rl~aty " 9 U
" boyJack " 11 "
" boyGeorge, 1 "
" boyPeter " 6 "
" bo Joe " 8 '0 defeeive1
" in t ild of TViy,
" an Abe aged e, defative
" woman Vle, 6 '
" womaorn Judy 81 "
and her fou childU ; i is.
" hAlfred" 6
" boyTom " 18meth,
" woman oee 65 years,
" woman Hsannah 66 "
" man Jim " 99 " defective
" man OldO Charles61 "
" womb Lesh 48 "
" man Charles " $6 "
" man Milford 58 "
" boy Mike " 19 "
boy Sam " 1 " defective
" boyNed " 1 "
b Daniel " 8 "
" b Simon " 6 "
" woman Lc I
f " girl Matilda 14 "
" girl Ann " 4 "
ALso : at the same time and place, the follow
ing personal property belonging ro said suc
Three fourths of the growing crop of cotton.
corn, and potatoes.
Eight head of horses and mares,
Five yoke of oxen,
Eighty head of cattle,
e Forty head of sheep,
One hundred head of hogs, more or less,
e Two baggys,
One ox wagon,
A lot of farming implemesqs,
A lot of bagging and rape,
A lot of carpenter's thols,
" One corn sheller,
i, One straw cutter,
9 Two old cutting boxes,
5 One old loom and spining wheels,
A lot of medicines, upping glasses, &c.
- A lot of bedsteads, beds, and bed furniture.
A lot of household furniture,
A lot of kitchen utensils,
ýt A lot of coffee and one a half bbls. of augur,
Forty head of geese,
Sixty head of chickens and ducks,
s, Three fourths of Six thousand bricks.
TEENS OF SALS,
, The personal property, for all sums' of twen
ty ýollars and upwards, on a credit of twelve
mdnth from the day of sale, payment to be
t secured by notes of purchaser, with, approved
personal security, and to draw eight per cent
i literest per annum, from maturity, until paid.
,h For all sums under twenty dollars, CAss.
e. The slaves on a credit of one and two years
) from the day of sale, in two equal annual in
The land on a credit of one, two, and three
- years from the day of sale, In three equal annu
. The purchase price of the land and slaves to
bear eight per cent interest per annum from
s- maturity until paid. Purchasers to give thoir
notes with approned personal security and con
I sent thaf a mortgage be retained on said lend
and negroes to secure the payment of said notes,
oct 18 JAMES WELSH, Auctionr.
A. FINE PLANTATION FOR SALE.
T AM now offerlng for sale, the Tract of
L Land, on which I reside, (known as Robin's
Station,) situated in the Parish of East Fell
1lana, La., eight miles from Clinton, on the
Clinton and East Felicians 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
place is well improved, having a comfortable
Dwelling, good Gin and Mill, and all necessa
-y out buildings, and is well watered.
aug 4 THOS. W. ROBINS.
N exzce hu(t sto sbic nMd tonio for sale by
A owgl4 LAP6W+S'VEY d+ !Ll NW
The State of Loula.ne-Pearsh of liSt ld._he.
7th Distrtlt omokt No. t81.
Y Y o writ of . . toed ln the above
B enttled lt tem the hodorable otert earemid.
direoted to the shtf of saidd perish, I hav.s wse
and will o for tale at the coort house amid pIr.
ltl. .- 8dMTID0 OrF NOTMiVR,
A. a 1806, between the hour of 11 o'elook, A. .aad
4 o'clo or.eand elim
of the l &JWe, Iea q t fbl
oertan Tract of Lan, dto daw pm in
or %o and the same purchased by mde
S Ld of John O0, Walker ahd ,: and
the u0 wbereon the said B. L. id now
redd lwith ae the lprotements therena.
rw Isle-A credit of twelve moaths; pll
obaser w1lt rellred to give bondserith approved
pernal MI Xa tmortae will be retained
on the pro , ut meat b full of the bond.
m sad lnteret, wih wlll b the rete of olht per
cent per annum. fEOs. L. M oIOB
oIt 15, 186.. Coroner u m eseo Sher.
The State of Loo.siana-Parisb of BEust Flldat .
7th District Court.
Mary Sturges A husband,
we. No. IosM.
James F. Blackman.
DT VITOR of a writ of s. iued a the6 1 -.
entitled suit, from the honorable court aforesaid,
direoted to the sheril of said parish, I have l-ised
and will oAt. for sate on the premises of BeItilami
Lyons, r. In the town of Clinton, on the
F 8ATURDAYI O NOVIYPZR,
A. o. 1866, between the hours of 10 o'clook, A. w. and
4 o'olook, P. x., the followtg propery, l which by
a deeroe of said court, the pWl lf's have a prlvi
lege of Rent ' to wit:
One aprtadn Printing Press, thirty Jt owes.
more o less, seven stands more or less o m marblu
slab, together with all the types sod gxhar; thereto
belonglg, or in any way ppertainin, it beinf thb
same printing pro, types, and fixtures, tha
lately n the posseson of the defendant, James .
1Frma of Ba.--A credit of twelve months; pur
chaser will be required to give bond with approved
seoority, with lnterest in asoordance with the Judg
mont. THOS. L. MoGBBU ,
oot 13, 1I.5 Coroner and ex olcio sheriff.
PRINCIPAL OF, A FEMALE INSTI
TlRE "Silliman Female Inotitute," at Clin.
L ton, La., by the reelgnation of the Rev.
S. Taylor Is without a Principal.
Thin is a legally Incorporated institution.
and has been in succeasfull operation for about
three years. The number of pupils has aver
aged about seventy-five of all ages. The bull.
dings are of brick, beautifully located and in
The Trustees have fixed the first of Decom
her, as the period at which they will make an
Applications may be rddressed te J. B.
SmIth, F. Ilardesty, and Wm. 8illiman, who
will give any desired information.
oct 18 WM. SILLIMAN, President.
A LIST OF LETTERS,
D EMAININ G in the Post Oflice at Clinton,
Lb LA., Sept. 80, 1855.
Alles, E. E. Mise Lewis Win.
Andrews, Wm. Lewis A. S.
Brown, Virginia Miss Lewis Alonzo
Brown, Mr. Lofflen James
Boatner, John McCurley J. J. 8
Benton, John J. Merslhaa J. Rev.
Blackman, Jas. F. McCaa Sarah 8. Miss
irashiler, T. Merrell J. II. RItv.
Brashears, George H. Morgan .:nlucel L.
Butler Louisa Miss M 4McFaddiil l[.lcn: Miss
Cornelius, D. Mrs. Norwood J. W.
Canton, A. Nesom E. L. Miss
Collins, J. B. Offutt Win.
Currie, A. W. Oliver I. N.
Caldwell, J. H. Penny Win. K.
Collins, Alilvo S. Ploole Charles
Carter, U N. Potter (Gilbert
Clark, J. G. Perkils II. S.
Clark, T. W. J'crsell Wan. J. S
Dick, Richard Pemble It. J.
Dillon, Wilson Rowley Wm.
Draughan John Richardson Stephen
Doyle James Skidmer C. S.
Davis John Scott Thos. W.
Diavis Mrs. J. J. Stafford S. W.
Davis T. Sanders Frederick
Early J. J. Rev. Scarborough Jesje
Evans Wm. J. Somerville Jao. W.
Foster Mrs. Mary L. Schriver Anna
Forbes Louisiana MissTaylor C. A. Mrs.
Gray H. Tillery W. H.
Galtney T. R. White W. G.
Gilmore Miss Ann Watkins Mrs.
Griffin Marcellus Williams Hy.
Gorman Kemper Williams A. 9
Griffin Emillici Wright S. R. Mrs. 2
Graves Henrietta Mrs.Willhams Malvins Miss
Gaillard Jules Weinaoht Jacob
Hatcher Miss E. J. Wilkinson Chesley
Harvey P. White Ann Mrs.
Harrell Jacob Walker Martin
Harlan George B. Walker Wl W.
Kappel C. A. Wrist Sara E. Mrs.
Kent W. B. Vansickle R.
Knighton J. H.
Persons calling for the above letters will
please say they are advertised.
octS JNO. M. BELL. P. M.
UPERIOa letter paper, of alclaes, an be b d
S pt the drug store of I. N. LEMON.
TOILET sopsp, extract, bay rum, tooth owd.,
t ed~ brnsbrn. be., for tl. by i. W. LE~t(Y