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THE FELICIANA DEMOCRAT.
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BY G. W. REESE. THE CONSTITUTION.-STATE RIGHTS. TIEMS.-$8 PER YEAR.
VOL. I. CLINTON, LA. SATURDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 10, 1855. NOV 34,
Tsi "FELTCIA)DA DMOCRAT" will be pub.
ahed every WaDinbDAT MD BA SmnaaT, at THIREE
la will bIe fbrnlh o or a EaDOOIARS.
AbtDmrrtsM . e|s ierbl at Ode Dollar per square
(TWEILVEI lines or lea,) for the'rst Insertion,
and Afty Conts for eaoh subqeqqent one.
The Fee for annol g nln a oddidate for omce will
be TEN Dollars, pay blein advadtd.
CARDS, PROFESSIONAL, &c.
Jove NcVsA, Clinton. Calb. MuVIA, Jackson.
JOHN & CHARLES McVEA,
Attornies at Law,
CLINTON & JACKSON. LA.
W. FERGUS KERNAN,
Attorney & counsellor At Law,
PRACTICES In the Parishes of East and West
Felicianc. a 14
JAMES B. SMITH,
Attorney and Counsellor at Law,
(1 ILL attend bilasoes In East and West Fellclana
Sand St, hlelem. a 14
JOHN M. ROBERTS,
Attorney at Lay;
Orrlcr: 3AIN StIeET.
BOWMAN & DE LEE,
Ittorniea and Counsellors at Law,
)USdIN 8 entrusted to their care will be prompt
1)1ly atded to.
Rl*sre ctt.-M.surs. Oakey & Tlawkins; J. B,
Iyrnek ,n.; New Orleans. a 14
IIAYNES & ELLIS,
Attornies and Counsellors at Law,
4JA. 4. FLQU.A. J. G. KILBOURN
FUQUA & KILBOURN,
Attornies at Law,
PRAA'TICE In the. cnmrts of East and West Felici
ann. and t. ltleni a 14
A.TTORNI Y & COUNSELLOR AT LAW,
TIlE indhersigned. hb:vingetered Into partnership
In the practice of their professlon, will attend to
all Utiness antruotd to them in the parish of East
And, it any husliness, entrusted to either, In the
adjacent Parilies., they will attend separately.
Olice il Clinton, La. JAMESI 11, MUSE,
a 14 1). C. IIAIDEE.
D. 13. SAMFORD,
Attorney and Counsellor at Law,
W ILL attend to any profeoslonal blsilne' entrust
ed to hliminn Eiat and West Feliciana, East
Daton Runge. and St. Helena Parishes. jue
Jtutice of the Peace & Notary Public
Office on the North side of the Public Square..
Notary Publio and Auctioneer.
WTILL attend promptly to all business dutrustod
to his care.
Ovrcs : North East corner of the Public Sqnare
DR. F. R. HARVEY,
C ONTINUES the practice of his profession, and
respectfully tenders his services to the citizenO
of Clinton and vicinity. a 14
DR. C. H. PORTER,
RESPECTFULLY offers his professional services
to the citizens of Clinton, and its vicinity.
lie can always be found, when not prolesslonalli
engaged, at the Dlrug Store of Wm, Sadler, on Brick
low. a 14
E. L. HAYGOO),
PROMPT attention will be given to the sale of
leal Estate and Personal Property within the
Parish of East Feliciana. Office, inhlinton. .a 14
T. O'C~ LLAGHAN,
, april 14 JACKSON, LA.
OAKEY & IIAWKINS,
Factors and General Commission Merchants,
No. 90 GRAVIER STREET,
BIG to offer their services to Planters and Mer
cbhants, and promise attcntion and promptness to
all consignments entrusted to their care, a 14
M[C J H HARRIS,
Cotton Factor k Commission Merchant,
No. 58 GRAVIER STREET,
I3. . DAI.EY. E. E. A. TALLAII.e.
E. M. DL EY & Co.
Commission k Forwarding Merchants,
A .I WIHIII.KESAIi I)EAt4RIt$ IN
67 Tchoupitoulas Street,
J. G. DuARMONb.
gSuouusor to BARts a DeARILMOD.
"AS on hand, Bacon, Flour Lard, Hams,
l do. sugar cared, Coom Bee Molasses,
Mess Pork. Bosap, utlery,
salt, Tobacco, Woodware,
Axes, igars, Crockery,
do handles, Gunpowder, Glassware,
Cow peas, Shot, Tinware,
Oils, Pickles, Brooms,
Yeast powders,Spie.s, Hoes,
Coffee, Starch, Spades, shovels
Teas, 8al soda, Trace chains,
Suger, brown Nails, Potter, London
do crushed Well roe, Vinegar,
Rice, do bujets Wines, ass'd
Candles, Wash boards, Fruits, presv'd.
Lime & cement Castings,
Domestics, calicoes. blani tts, linseys, hay and
BAGGING, ROPE, AND TWINE
LJQuoRs, assorted; and many other articles.
In fact, a general assortment of such articlos,
as are usually found in sqch housec, to which
attention is particularly invited,
Terms being strictly cash, prkde will be pro
portionately low. Additional fresh supplies
will be received weekly. . y 7
Saddle, Bridle, and Hares antfaotory
S. LOOMIS, ,
North side f the Flblc Square. -
STOULD respectfully inform his patrons and
V the public in general, that he has 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, &c.
His 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 nmanufacture this material, he hopes to give
perfect satisfaction, and.will warrant all work,
both as to quality and execution.
ii- CALL AND EXAMINE. "'*ta
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
Thankful for the patronage and public conef
dence extended. I desire to retain and increase
the same, by industry' promptness, fair prices,
and good work, which will be guaranteed to
I am fully prepared to furnish at short notice,
METALLIC BURIAL CASES,
and WOODEN COFFINS, on such terms as will
insure me against any charge of extortion, from
1iiPersonal attention given on all Burial
a 28 R. BOWMAN.
Carriages & Buggys made and repaired,
BY CHARLES P. JARRETT,
SHAVING superior facilities for
the prompt and faithful execution
of a strictly Carriage and Buggy making and
repairing Business, I invite public attention to
lmy 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 cen desire.
Designs for Carriages, Buggys, Sulkys, &e.
on the latest and most fashionable plans 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.
8ipMy 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 METALIcO 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 Collins made to order, and every
tatention given on Funeral occasions. A line
Hearse always in readiness.
He can be found after night at the hotel of
EVANS WHITE. s 22.
may 5 C. P. JARRETT.
FURNITURE I FURNITURE II
THE undersigned has opened In the
Town of Clinton, a largeassort
ment of Furniture, consisting of
Bureaus, Bedsteads, Chairs, Sofas,
Armoires, Lounges, Cribs,
and almost every other article of Furniture, suita
bl for the market, which he will sell low, for cash.
1lis store is on the south side of the publio square,.
aug 11 H. I. GAY. Agent for AM. HIAnltas.
7fI LIS. Blue Mass, for sale by
IU T. N. LEMON.
. Y VIRTUE of a Proclenation from P. O.
, Hebe!t, Governor of the State of Louis
lans, addressed to the heriff of the Parish of
East Felicirna, datl jatoun Rouge, July 96,
18665, ordering an Eleation for the hereinafter
named oflicers, I, in accordance therewith, i.
sue this my proclamaton, .that an election
will be held, at the several precincts, ina the
parish of East Feliciana, State of Louisiana,
on Monday, November 5, A. D. 1856, for the
following named ofcers:
A Representative to Congrem from the
Third Congressional District, Goverro:, Lieut
tenant Governor, Secretary of State, Attor
ney General, State Treasurer, Auditor of Pub
lic Accounts, Superintendent of Public Educa.
tion, two Representatives to the State Legs
lature District Attorney for the Seventh Jn
dicial District, Clerk of the District Court,
Sheriff, Coroner, Assessor, and, in each ward,
the number of Justices of the Peace, to which
they are by law entitled; one ' Constable for
Also: a P411 will be open at each election
precinct, for the purpose of receiving the votes
of the qualified voters, for, or againstj the re
moval of thh seat of government, from the
town of Baton Rouge to the city of New Or
leans. Every qualifed voter, voting for, or
against the removal, shall have writtdi6, or
printed, on his ballot, the words, for removal,
in he be In favor of such removal, and the
words, against removal, if he be opposed there
to. The Commissionors of Election, for the
several precincts, will hold said Election, and
make due return4, thereof, according to law.
THOS. L. McGHEE,
sept. 29, Coroner and Ex-Omelo Sheriff.
The state of Louisiana, Parish of East Felicans,
seventh District Conurt, No. 2081.
J. W. Boatnoor vs. . R. Ilarrell.
DY VIRTUE of a wal. of fI h. to me directed, ty
D thie honorable court aforesaid, in the above enti
tied suit. I have seized and will offer for sale at the
door of the court house l said parish. on the
FIRSTSATUIDA Y OF NOVENER 1856.
between theb hours of 11 o'clock A. M. and 4 o'clock
P. M., all the right. title, interest, and claim of
the defendant II. R. Harrell. in and to the follow
ing described property to-wit:
A certain taect of land situated, lying, and
being, in the parish aforesaid on the waters
of Pretty Creek, containing ~100 acres more
or less with all the improvements thereon,
Iounded on the north by lands of of Mrs.
I)unn and Eli White, on the south by lands of
Cassandry Hatrrell, and Townsend, on the east
by Seymour Taylor, and on the west by lands
of Mrs. Gray.
Terms of Sale--Cash, with the benefit of appraise
ment. TIIOS. L. McGHlEE,
sept.29. 1855. Coroner and Ex-OfIclo Sheriff.
The State of Louisiana, Parish of East Fellcilana,
Seventh District Court, No. 926.
Sarah S. Gayle, vs. Caleb 0. Gayle.
DY VIRTUE of a writ of f. fa. to me directed
D from the Honorable court aforesaid, in the above
entitled suit, I have seized on and will offer for sale,
at the door of the court house in said parish, on the
FIRST SATURDA Y OF NOVEMBER, 1856,
between the hours of 10 o'clock, A, x. and 4 o'clock,
P u., all the right, title, interest, and claim of the
defendant, Caleb O. Gayle, in and to the following
named anddeseribed property, to wit.
A certain negro woman named "VIOLET."
of black complexion, about 2. years of age,
and her four children, " Militta," about 9
years old; "Martin" 7 years; "Adalino" 6
years, and "James," 8 years.
±Ferms qf Sal.--Cash, with the benefit of appraise.
ment. THOS. L. MoGHIEIR.
sept 29,1855 Coroner and ex-offieo sheriff.
THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, Seventh Judicial
PARIsH OF KAiT FMLICIASNA. District Court
In the matter of the succession of Albert Wilson,
deceased. No. 2869.
NOTICE IS IIEREBY GIVEN that H. II. HIaynes,
has applied to this Court for letters of admin
istration on the aforesaid successilon, which will
be granted in ten days after the publication of this
notice unless legal opposition be filed thereto.
oct. 6, 1855. 8. E. HNTER, D'y Clerk.
THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, Seventh Juflicial
PARIsH or MAST FYLICIANA. District Court.
In the matter of the estate of Enoch Vanosdale, de
ceased. No. 2280.
NOTICEI IS IIEREBY GIVEN, that John T. loeath
has applied to this court for letters of adlinis
tration on the aforesaid estate, which will be
granted in ten days after this publication, unless
legal opposition be made thereto.
oct. 6f, 1855. 8. E. HUNTER, D'y Clerk.
TIlE STATE OF LOUISIANA, SeventJ Judicial
PARisli or MAT eFI.ICIASA. Dlistri t Court.
In the matter of the succession of Mary Kelly, de
ceased. No. 2870.
N(OTICE IS HIIEtEBY GIVEN, that Alfred laz.
ard has applied to this court for letters of ad
ministration on the aforesaid succession, which will
be granted in tenll days after the publication of this
notice. unless legal opposition bhe made thereto.
oct 6i, 1855 ,. E. HUNTERI, D)'y Clerk.
THIE STATE OF LOUISIANA, H Seventh District
I'dARISI OF EAST rFlWOIANA. 5 Court, No. 1786.
In the moatter of the succession of R. L. Bell, dec'dl
ATOTICEIS IIEIREllY GIVEN that Jane E. Bel.
J. bah Iled an account of her administration of the,
aforesald succession which will be homologated inl
thirty days after the publication of this notice uu
less legal opposition Ie ilid tharetro.
sept. 8, 1855. H. E. IIUNrI'Elt, D'y Clerk.
SA LI.S. Gum Camphor, for sale by
UQI. N. LEMON.
IIERlAN'S I'ATEN'I' TIRUSSES, and rupture
k remedy, shoulder braces, lace and elastic abdom
Inaln upporters, body braces, .c., for sale by
a28 LANGW\OIRTIIY & TIl)ON.
6 UOZ. Lime Juice, best quality, for sale Iy
S1A.. . aregorio, for sle hb
I r I. N. LEMON.
8UCCSSIO11' SALE, - - "' ,
The 8tak d Loult Pa- of linst Felldahlan
7 Ith pH etcoaurt. 10 2848
ueio of Ms . lisabeI b Cheney, deo'd.
PURBUANT to a. order of the Honorable
Court aforesaid, and by virtue of a com-.'
minlon to me directed. I will ofer for sale, att
the late residence of the deeased, a this Par.
lsh, at public auction, on,
Saturday, Nomwm r 24, 1856,
between the hours of 11 o'clock, A. u., and
sunset of the same day, the following property,
real and personal, apportainlng to said mnce-s
alon, to wit:
ONE TRACT OF LAND
Being the same whereon the deceased resided,
at the time of her death, containing 640
Negro man Stephen, aged 6,,years,
" "George, " 68 " defective
S t Cato, " 46 " defective
" woman' Vine, " 89 " and her fa
mily ; viz.
woman Ailsy, aged 19 years, and her
child Ben, aged 11 months,
girl Mary aged 18 years,
"* girl Caty " 9
boy Moses " 1 "1
boy Jack " 11
boy George, "
" boy Peter " 6 "
boy Joe " 8 " 4efective
infapt child of Viney,
" man Abe aged 29 years, defective
woman Vicey, 46 "
woman Judy 81 "
and her four children ; vis.
girl Mary aged 19 years,
girl Patsey " 9
" boy Alfred " 5 "
" boy Tom " 18 months,
woman Rose 65 years,
" womlan Hannah 06 "
" man Jim " 29 " defective
man Old Charles1 "61
" woman Leah 48 "
" man Charles " 26 "
man Milford 28 "
" boy Mike " 19 "
boy Sam " 17 " defective
boy Ned " 12 "
" boy Daniel " 8 "
boy Simon " 6 "
woman Lucy 21 "
girl Cassandra 16
girl Matilda 14
girl Ann " 4
A.so: at the same time sand plac, th l follow.
ing personal property belonging ro uid 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,
I Forty head of sheep,
One hundred head of hogs, more or less,
One ox wagon,
A lot of farming implements,
A lot of bagging and rnpe,
A lot of carpenter's tools,
One corn sheller,
One straw cutter,
Two old cutting boxes,
One old loom and spinning wheels,
A lot of medicines,-cupping glasses, &e.
A lot of bedsteads, beds, and bed furniture.
A lot of household furniture,
A lot of kitchen utensels,
A lot of coffee and one a half bbls. of sugar,
Forty head of geese,
Sixty head of chickens and ducks,
llhree fourths of Six thousand bricks.
TERMS OF SALE,
The personal property, for all sums of twen
ty dollars and upwards, on a credit of twelve
mouths from the day of sale, paym.ent to be
secured by notes of purchaser, with approved
personal security, and to draw eight per cent
- interest per annum, from muatrity, until paid.
For all sums under twenty dollars, CAsH.
The slaves on a credit of one and two years
from the day of sale, in two equal annual in
4e lhnd on a credit of one. two, and three
- years from the day of sale, in three equal annn
I al installments.
hle purlchase price of the laud and slaves to
bear eight per cent interest per annum from
maturity until paid. Purchasers to give their
notes with approued personal security anl con
sent thaf a mortgage be retained on said lend
and negroes to secure the payment of said mnotes,
oct 13 JAMES WELSII, Auctioueer.
A. FINE PLANTATION FOR SALE.
I AM now offering for sale, the Tract of
Land, on which I reside, (known as Robin's
rtation,) situated in the Parish of East Fell
ciana, La., eight miles from Clinton, on the
Clinton and East Feliciana Rail Road, con
taining eight hundred and eighty acres. Two
hundred and fifty open, the most of which is
fresh and in a line state for cultivation. The
place is well improved, having a comfortable
Dwelling, good Gin and Mill, and all necessa
ry out buildings, and is well watered.
aug 4 TiIOS. W. ROBINS.
AN excellent stomithic and tonle, for-ale by
1 ng4 LAN'GWORTHY ke TILPIN
SHERIFF'S BAlU . Al P
The State of Loultsana-Parish of Beat Uellielaa.
7th DistriotCourte n o, No. 4.81. ,
R. . Campbell, )
o f . f 1 i tie atl
Satimlled nut Iole h orabll oeeouMarelPW d.
dIntotd to i.c rheri of so pauW Ibvs aehqd
and will odor foro e ae t the eourt h'.qa et sind Pr
I, oat th'e
4 o'Plok . M. eall the right, Mile, IteWt si alta
of the defendant, E unic Q el, (+s jo dal
lo named and d bed propry, m
A certain Tract at Lead, dates *1W13n
ast Baton RougE and partly l: Us E i i
q~ana, contaling i648 WH0i agren, eore
or less, and the amp purchaaed by inmlo
L. Field of John 0, Walker an¶1 wltes qd
the same wbereon the said B. L. Field uow
resides, with all theimtprovemanti therootl!
Inuha as.--A erd. of twelv te mea; t -
oabser will be required to give hondw with appred
perenal securlty, and a mort a w ill b.,11 Lbed
on the property, natil I.yment oi f l of beaos
had interest, which will at the rg of de per
oent per annum. T 1OB. L. Meo .I
oct 18, 1855. .oroaer.,td eooelo She r.
The State of Loulsiona-Pari qtf .lr·l 1eploa.
7th District Court:
Mary Sturges & husband;' ,
'James F. Blackman.
BY VIRTUM of a writ of Ik. listed in the abose
Sentitled suit, from the honorable oourt aforesaid
directed to the sheriff of said parish, I have seloed
and will offer for saleon the premises of Beqjiasl
Lyons, F In the own of Clinton, on ath
""Far dADA'y 01 NOYF"Arah
A. n. 186b, between the bhoa of 10 o'eleari .'..iat
4 o'clock, r. u., the following property, Il wai ,oy
a decree of said court, the plaintiff's hbae a priv
sge of Rpnt ; to wit'
One certain Printing Press, thlrtyelg as,
more or leass, seven stands more or les, one marble
eabl, together with all the typesand ltues thereto
belonging, or in any way appertaining, it being the
same printing press, type, and fixtures, that was
lately li the possession of the defendant, James F.
irms qf bale.-A credit of twelve mouths; pur
chaser will be required to give bond with approved
ec;curity, with iuterest iu accordance with thjiudg
ment. THOS. L. MoOHR E,
oct 13, 18,5 Coroner and ex offico sherif
PRINCIPAL OF A FEMALB INSTI
rHliE "Silli'nan Female IuMtitute," at Olia
L ton, La., by the resignation of the RM .
S. Taylor is without a Principal,
This is a legally incorporated instlthtion.
and bl hIl bIeen in suIcIIICssfull operation for about
thlirs, ycslla. The number of pupils has aver
I.g', .louLt stvenly-livoof all ages. Thu Ibuil
dlings ar of brick, beautifully located and in
The Trustees have fixed the first of Decem
ber, us the period at which they will make an
Alullications maIlly be rddresssed to J. B
Smith, F. If:raleslty, and Win. Sillimun, wh
will give anly sI,-irli, inforima;tion.
oct 18 W.11. SILIMMAN, Preshlent
DRUG~, MEI)TCINES, PAINTS, OILS.
, 1i following catalogue embraces a partial
I list of articles colnstantly on hand and for
sale by TANO WORTH Y & TILDON, at the
Drug Store in Clinton, to which the attention
of the trade generally is rcspectfully solicited.
Aloes, alcohol, Muriatic acid,
Assafutidna, alun, Morphin, muask,
Arrow root, Number Six; half pint
Aunmoulia carh. quart bottles,
A hesive plaster, Nutmegs, oil bergamot
A llspice, Pink root, piperine,
Balsam, Fir and Tolu, Pot ash, paint lbrnslied,
Bay Rum, blue stone, Quinine, sal soda
Blue muss, I)lack lead, Soda bicarbonate
Black Snake root, Seidlitz Ipowders
Borax, blister phdister, Sarsaparilla, sponge
Calolmel, Eng. & Am. Syrup squills, starch
Calcined musgnrsia, Varnish, venetian red
Camphor, Castile soap, Whiting, gum drops
Castor oil, per gallon Braudy, Port wine
and bottle, O in,
Juyeunne pepper, Brushes of all kinds
Charcoal powder, Lily white, pomatfum
Cloves, chrome green, Black lead, hair oil
Citrate of Iron, Brown's ess, ginger
" . Quinine, Yeast powders
Cod liver oil, Scales and weights
Colombo root, Copaiva capsules
Composition powder, T'hermometors
Copperus, cream tartar Smuff, Scotch
Dovers 1*wders, " muaeaboy
Elm Bark, ergot, Scarificators, catheters
Epsomn salf, Lancets, spring do
Extracts of all kinds, Cupping glasses
Flax seed, for sulphur, l'Patcnt medicines
(inger, glue, 'llhomnpson's eye water
Gum guat, gnlo myrrh Wistur's balsam of wild
Uum arabic, do opinum, cherry
Honman's anodyne, Graeffcenberg Pills
Henry's muaguesia, Batchelor's hair dye
Iodide potassa, indigo, Barry's tricopherons
Jalap, Ayer's cherry pectoral
Lamp llack, litherege, Fahnestock's vermifuge
Lunar castic, Winer's "
Lemon syrup, Ilofland's bitters
Matches, mace, Fancy soaps, variety
Fancy perfumery, ass'd Tupers,
Playing cards, &c. &c. a 14
UI'PEftif letter paper, of all sizes, cas ýbo had
S at the drug stolr of I. N. LE.TON.
T OILET soaps, extractl, .& ruam, tooth powders,
tooth brushes, &c, for sale by I. N. LEMON.
25, l. Lalbael, warratlS, for w o oale yM
",l iJld I. N. LPMON.