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FEMALE LOVELINESS. lout ever resting he made straight fur the
The whole ranee of English poetry dMi mm dm weu mown mm in me moun-
bain ui mauiae
not contain a more fascinating delineation
of female loveliness than the following lines
by Mason, author of Caractacas, pre
Whene'er with soft serenity she smiled,
Or caught the orient blush of quick sur
prise, How aweetly mutable, how brightly wild,
The liquid luster darted from her eyes!
Aach look, each motion, marked a new
That o'er her form its trancient glory
Some lovelier wonder soon usurped the
Chased by a charm still lovelier than the
Exactly so. An item is going the
rounds of the papers that James Fenni
more Cooper does not think a Republic can
be permanently established in France.
Suppose he does not, James Snooks of
of Squashtown, thinks it can, and for aught
we know James Snooks is just as good
judge as James Cooper.
So talks the N.
To praise Is more agreeable than to Cen
tura, and we are inclined to think that our
advocates have put up a good sort of a man
for Vice-President. Gen. Butler is not
great man, but we have always considered
him honest, brave and manly, and we know
he made a capital run for Governor in '44.
If he had been put up for President instead
of Cass, this time, the ticket would not;
have been beaten so badly as it now will.
A. F. Tribune.
"He arrived in safety, and laid his mas
ter down at the feet of his wife and chil
dren, and immediately dropped dawn dead
with fatigue, ihe whole tribe mourned
him, the people celebrated his fidelity, and
his name is still constantly in the mouths
of the Arabs of Jericho."
This beautiful anecdote paints the man
ners and the horses of Arabia better than
a thousand volumes. It is nnneccessary to
say, after it, that the Arabs are and ever
win be the finest horsemen, and have the
finest race of horses in the world. Child's
Are you heels over head in debt? Does
it seem a Herculean task to remove the in
cubus pressing you down.? Have courage
Face the difficulty like a man of nerve.
You will yat be free. We have just con
versed with a gentleman worth his forty
thousand dollars, who a few years ago was
in debt to the amount of several thousands.
He did not sit in the chimney-corner, spit
ting tobacco juice all day, reflecting on his
condition; far from it. He gave a strong
pull, and kept pulling, until one pillar of
debt after another was hewn down or torn
up and now he is free and independent. i
Blush and hang your heads, ye who get
drunk over your misfortune, or neglect bu
siness altogether, after you have failed
once or twice. You ought to be ashamed
to look a laboring man in the face. But
hearken ye there is yet hope. Have
courage. Stand up where you are.
Shake the mud from your coat patch
your knees put strings in your shoes
nerve your hearts and begin life again.
Men you may yet become men you yet
may die. Will you arise? There is hope
in your eye; we see it sparkle. Good in your,
soul. ' Heaven and earth will unite to assist
and bless you.
Notice to Contractors.
CJ EALED PROPOSALS will be receiv
ed at the office of the Clerk of the Board
of Trustees of the Town of Louisiana, un
til 12 o'clock, m. of Wednesday, the 28 tl
inst, for the following work, to be comple-
ted-according to plans and estimates made
by the Town Engineer, and to be found on
file in the office of the Clerk of the Board,
and as described in "an ordinance to pro
vide for the improvement of certain streets,'
passed May 29th, 1848, viz :
1st. For grading and filling up Water
street from the north side of Tennessee
street, to the south side of North Carolina
2nd. For grading and filling up Tennes
see, Georgia, South Carolina and North
Carolina streets from Water street to the
western line of Third street, according to
the grade to be fixed by the Town Engi
neer or Board of Trustees.
The above work will be divided into sec
tions by the Town Engineer, and bidders
will distinguish in then bids, the price of
. . . .
eacn section separately.
.bach bidder will be required to accom
pany his bid with the written obligation of
one or more persons, guaranteeing, that if
the bid or bids of said bidder shall be ac
cepted, said bidder shall enter into bond'dy diners very materially from any other com
with sufficient security, within six days, for, pound ever invented. It not only allays Bron
the performance of his bid. or in default, to chial Irritation, hut oneratinir as a very mild
To the People of Pike
At Bellville, III., atown 13 miles from Si
Louis, 400 packages of Da. StoksTs Cadv
were sold in three months: and the agent re
ceived the following certificate from a large num
ber of persons who used it:
BMvilleSL Clair Co. March, 14, 1847.
We the undersigned, citizens of Bellville, St.
Clair Countv. 111., having used the medicine
known as Dr. Storm's Scotch Cough Candy
DreDared bv H. Wade, of St. Louis. Mo., do
cheerfully testify to its efficacy as a remedy for
Diseases of the Breast and Lungs, and we re
commend it to the public as a safe and agreeable
C. J. HOUTS, Methodist Minister,
L. B. CABAUNE, Merchant,
O J. RAPIER "
W. S FLEMING, Ed. Bdlvill Demorat,
And many others too numerous te mention
We have thought it unneccessary to offer cer
tificates from individuals in all cases, as pur
chasers are unable to inform themselves of the
actual existence of most of the signers. The
following, however, is from a well known citi
zen of St. Louis, mo., resident No. 210 Main
street two dollars below Cherry:
Ma. Wade. Dear Sir: It affords me pleasure
to offer my testimony to the ofheacy of the arti
Ice known as Dr. Siarms Scotch Couch Candy.
And in diong so, I am actuated by a desire to
benefit others who may be suffering. My wife
was laboring under a severe cough for a long
time, which threatened serious miury. Alter
having tried many other remedies to no purpose
she used a few packages of Storm's Couch Can
dy, purchased from our neighbors, Messrs. Snow
fit Vuirfc.and in a very short time she was entire
ly relieved, and now enjoys good health. My
servant was also afflicted with a severe breast
complaint, and she experienced almost iramcdi
ate relief from the use of this truly valuable
No. 210 Main Street
St. Louis, May 4, 1847.
The action of Dr. Storm's Scotch Cough Can
Wm. M. Coffee,
Attorney and Counsellor at Law,
WILL promptly attend to any businass that
may be entrusted to his care. He will practice
in Warren and the adjoining counties.
2J Office in Warrenton, Mo.
May 8th, 1848. 5tf.
DR. S. W. BUCKLER,
HAS located permanently in Louisiana.
Office in Foulk's Hotel, Third Street.
Louisisiana Jan. 17th.
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
A TTEND3 regularly the sonrts of Pike,
J Lincoln and St. Charles counties.
ff AddressPrairieville, Pike county, Mo.
November 8th, 1847.
E. G. 3IcQUIE,
DEALER in Dry Goods, Groceries, READY
MADE CLOTHING, Produce &c.
forfeit to the use of the Town, twenty-five
douars. Y. JJKAPUK. Clerk Board
Trustees of the town of Louisiana
June 6th, 1848. (10 2w.)
purge, it keeps the stomach and bowels in
healthy condition, leaving the patient an appetite
which lew other Lough Mixtures could impart.
We have no disposition to injure the inventor
of any particular medicine, but in justice to the
world, we will give it as our honest opinion
formed by the observations of eleven years
the school of medicine, that lorpe and frequent
draughts of nauseous liqvvi Compounds lakea
tnto the stomach Jrom tune to timemust hart
th THIS well known House is still open;
ll for the accommodation of the traveling
community. The proprietor, grateful for Iheicndency to destroy the healthy tone of thai vital
liberal patronage he has so long received, hopes organ of the human system.
by constant attention to the wants of his custo-j No such objection can be urged against the use
ners, to merit a continuance of the same, lie ot tins valuable Medicated Candy, for sugar isa
promises that his table shall at all times be sup- greeable both to the palate and stomach, and w
Dlied with the best that the country can afford:! honestly believe that this preparation will do all
and" that particnlar attention shall be given to his. that medicine can do (Awards the relief of per
'f tl w
a ne raoian xiorte.A most moving
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wciubui, in illustration or the extraordina
ry strength as well as attachment of the
Arabian horses, is given by Lamartine in
his beautiful travels in the East :
"An Arab cheif, with his tribe, attacked
in the night a caravan of Dama's and nlun-
dered it; when loaded with their spoils how
ever, the robbers were overtaken on their
return by some horsemen of the Pacha of
Acre, who killed several, and bound the
remainder with cords. In this state of
bondage they brought one of the prisoners,
named Abou el Marck, to Acre, and laid
him, bound hand and foot, wounded as he
was, at the entrance of their tent.
"As they slept during the night, the A
rab kept awake by the pain of his wounds;
nearu nis norse neigh at a distance, and
being desirous to stroke for the last time
the companion of his life, he dratmed him.
self, bound as he war, to the horse, which
was picketed at a little distance. "Poor
fnnil .:J I.. I . Ml .
..vuu, .am ue,-wiiai win you ao amone
A 1 rw, I n m. . . . 0
mo lurKir sou wm be shut up under the
roof of a Kahn, with the horses of a Pacha
or on Aga; no longer will you cleave with
your bosom the water of the Jordan, which
eoois your sides, as pure as the foam of
your hps. If 1 am to be a slave at least may
you go free. Go return to our tent which
you know so well; tell my wife, that Abou
el Marek will return no more; but put your
uvsu bum tuto tne iotas or tne tent, lick the
hands of my beloved children.' With
these words, as his hands were tied, he uni
ted with his teetb the fetters whieh held
the courser bound, and set him at liberty;
uut iuo nuuio ammai on recovering its lib
erty, instead of bounding away to the des
ert, bent its head over its master, and see
ing aim in fetters on the ground, took his
cloths gently in his teeth, lifted him up and
set on at imi speed towards home. With-
His prices are as follows:
Board by the day,
do for man and horse,
do for man and horse,
do by the week
do for horse
do for horse per day
Persons wishing to go to any point in th
county, can be accommodated with a hack
or single horses at reasonable prices,
r or the beneht ot strangers he will say that
Foulks Hotel is situated on Third Street, one
door south of Baird's hotel and immediately op
posite the Academy. JOHN t OULKS Sr.
Nov. the 29th, 1847.
sons suffering with Colds, Coughs, Bronchiti
I Asthma, Bleeding of the Lungs, Pain in the Side
50 and Breast, UiBiculty of Vrealhing, Hoarseness
751 and all other symptoms of Consumption,
25! 2jOrders from the Country, or applications
30 lor Agency, directed to Messrs. J. H. HA 11
TAYNE'S EXPECTORANT. Jayne's Ton
el ic Vermifuge. Javne's Carminative Balsam
jayne's Sanative Pills, Jayne's Alterative.
Jayne's Hair Tonic, Jayne's American Hair
Dye, Jayne's Ague Pius.
All the above medicines are prepared
only by Dr. David Jayne, Philadelphia, and
for sale by H. E. Block & Co., Louisiana,
and B. Riggs, Ashley, Mo.
June 5th, 1848.
Groceries, Liquors, &c.
THE undersigned tenders his thanks to the
public for the patronage so liberally extended to
nun neretoiore. and respectlully solicits a con
tinuance of the tame. He will continue in busi
ness at the old stand, corner of Georgia and
Water Streets, Louisiana.
He has now on hand Su&ar, coffee, tea, molas
ses, spices, candies at wholesale and retail, lera
ons, oranges, nuts, figs plumbs, &c &c togeth
er with an excellent article of fourth proof bran-
C 4.1 '!- tl 11 !! 1
ujr auu wines JOT U10 fJK, Ell 01 WlllCn Will Do
THOS. B. LIMERICK.
May 12th, 1848.
SPRING AND SUMMER.
, n ft v .
WE are now receiving a large and 'wen MJ
sorted stock of Vf nods, suitaJie for the
season, consisting of
ftueenswarc. &c. &c..
which we will selkat very Iow prices for
vasn or rrOQUCe. " Feraon ;.hinir tn nnr.
chase Goods will please give us 'a call be-
iore purcnasing. 1
C JACJCSON & BRO.
Louisiana, April 3, 1848.
TUST received 50 barrels Salt, and
C JACKSoN & BRO.
NARD & BRO., General Agents, No. 140 Main
street, St. Louis, Mo., will meet with prompt
jrf'For sale by Druggists generally. Itmav
also be obtained oi any respectable country mer
cnant in the :otiih or West.
2J" To avoid counterfeits, our readers would
do well to inquire for Dr. STORM'S SCOTCH
COUGH CANDY, prepared by Harcilton Wade
St. Louis, whose written signature is on the
53" liberal deduct ion made to country dailers
March IiUb, 1848. 49 Cm.
Louisiana Livery Stable.
TN view of the inconveniences to which in
I di viduals and the public generally have been
suoieciea, ior me want oi proper conveyances
to, and from, our city, the subscribers have
been encouraged to establish in Louisiana, at
an immense outlay of " toil and treasure," a
livery Mable, well supplied with Horses. Buir-
gies and Hacks. They flatter themselves by
Keeping consumy onnana,anj well nnbed, hor
ses or all gates and colors, suited both to the
saddle and harness, that they will receive a gen
erous support from community. Business men,
and pleasuring men, as well as the travelling
community, can at any time be supplied with
single horses, buggies, or hacks, by calling at
their stables, between Georgia and South Caro
It is also their design to run an accommoda
tion nacx to all tne Bowling-Green courts, and
neighborhood meetings, to which four or five
passengers can be obtained. Their prices shall
ue us iow as me lowest.
H. W. P. WOOTEN & CO,
Louisiana, April 3d, 1848.
Molasses, Tar, Stoneware, Trace & Log Chains.
jmwib ana ouoes, spun uottons, Carpet
Chain, Domestics, Bed Ticking; Iron,
Steel, Castings;- Hats, Caps,
In store and for sale low by
II. E. BLOCK Sl CO.
We have a large and snacious Warehouses!.
tacnea to our store. Those wishing to ship or
store, will llnd it to their interest to rive us
May 1st, 1848.
WHISKY. 50 bbls. old rectified, in store
and for sale by H E B & CO.
Joseph D. Withers,
GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANT,
St Louis, Missouri.
V VTILL make liberal advances upon Tobac
co and all other Produce consigned to
linn. p (Jmceon vine, between lirstandsec
ond streets, at the "Vine Street Hotel."
Corner of Main and South Carolina Streets,
7 HIS HOTEL, formerly known as
the Missouri House, is now open for
the accommodation ot boarders and travellers.
Every effort will be made to render those who
m.iy call at Thurmond's comfortable; and the
proprietor nope, oy consiam exenions io piease
to merit a liberal share ot public patronage.
Dec. 6th 1847.
U. S. MAIL DAILY LINE OF PACKETS.
For Clarksville, Louisiana, Hannibal, Ma
rion City, Quincy, Lagrange, TuUyy
Alexandria, IVartaw and Keokuk.
The new and light-draught passenger steamers,
LUCY BERTRAM, Cms. Deak, .Master,
KATE KEARNEY, Jas. Wbitet, JMatter
LACLEDE, W. S. Randolph, Master,
Will run reaularlv to the above named norta
leaving St. Louis every afternoon, at 5 o'clock,
except on Sunday, and Quincy every morning,
at 9 o'clock, except Tuesday. Their speed and
comfort of accommodation, for passengers, can
not be surpassed by any boats in the trader
Promptness of arriving and departing will be
strictly observed, and their officers will spare
no pains to promote the comfort of passengers,
and the interest of shippers.' For freight or
passage, apply on board, or to
R. F. S ASS, Agent, 11 Commercial st.
St. Louis, Feb. 18 .'48. '
No. 19, Main Street, St. Louis, Missouri
II AS COA'STAjYLY OXHAXD of his
own Manufacturing, a Wholesale and Retail
supply oi TlJVand LUrrbK niKl., Sheet-
Iron Wire, SlUk.S, diM l and every oth
er article, in lhatlineof business, r Cheap for
Dr. J. L. Wood,
INFORMS the public that the time of his as
sociation with Dr. E. M. Bartlett having ex
pired by limitation, he now offers hi j profession.
al services to the citizens of Louisiana and sur
rounding country: Hoping that close attention to
his profession will entitle him to some ot their
cash. ITjf Office in a room of the Store of Ed
win Draper & Brothers, where he may be found
unless professionally engaged.
Nov. 15th 1847.
J. B. Henderson,
ATTORNEY AT LAW, Clabsvill, Mo
'VY7'ILL promptly attend to any business that
j f may be entrusted to his care.
Clarksville, May 3d, 1847.
ATTORNEV A a LAW,Bowlinc-Gri:e!,Mo.
Will promptly attend taall business entrusted
to nis care.
S. F. Murray,
ATTORNEY AT LAW, Bowling Green, Mo,
Will promptly attend to any business that may
e entrusted to his care.
ATTORXEY AT LAW, Bowline-Green. Mo.
Regularly attends the Circuit Courts of Pike
Ralls, Lincoln, Warren and Montgomery.
N. P. Minor,
ATTORNFY AT LAW, HowLi.io-Gatss.Mo
O nce inthcCourt House.
W CHEAP CASH BOOK STOIlEj
J. HALS ALT..
"m 7II0LESALE and Retail Bookseller and
f T Stationer, No. 124. Main Street. Sainl
Louis, Mo., keeps on hand a splendid assortment
School, Law, Medical and Miscellaneous Books;
Quills, Ink, Wafers, Steel Pens and
Slates, Writing and Wrapping
Papers; Blank Books
in great variety, together with every other arti
cles in his line of business.
Books bound in the best manner.
Call and examine No. 124, Main Slrcct,
THE undersigned will run regularly a good
two horse hack from Louisiana
Green, on every Monday. Wednesday an.l r
day. It will leave Foulks' hotel on each of the
above named davs Dreciselv at 1 n'nlitflr m u
and as it carries the mail it will be compelled to
u. ummii s nuici hi jxiwiing ureen at 4
o'clock of the same dav. An h.nl, ...:n
there he in readiness to carry passengers to any
!1 J ula,3 iic.ire.
ILfl'nce of fare from Louisiana to Bowli
For Clarksville, Louisiana, Hannibal,
Marion City, Quincy, Lagrange Txtlly,
Alexandria, IVarsaxo and Keokuk.
The new and eleerant nasseneer steamer ED
WARD BATES, N. Cameron Master, will run
as a regular packet during the season between
St. Louis and Keokuk.
She will leave St. Louis on Wednesdavs and
Saturdays, and arrive at Clarksville on the fol
lowing morning at 4 and Louisiana at 5 o'clock.
On her downward trip on Mondays and i ridays.
she will arrive at Louisiana between Ihe hours
of 2 and 4 and Clarksville between 3 and 4 in
the evening, and arrive at St. Louis the same
The LUWAKU BAILS has been ex
pressly built for this trade, and shippers
and passengers may rely upon her continu
ing in it during the season, and upon the
regularity of her trips and times of arriving
and departing. Passengers and freight will
be received or landed any where on the riv
er, and all signals will be attended to with
out extra charge.
It is hoped that by strict attention to the
interest or shippers and passengers she will
receive a liberal share of the patronage
heretofore so liberally bestowed on other
boats under the command of Neil Camron.
For freight or passage, apply on board.
April 10, 1848.
THE undersigned have this day associated
themselves in business under the firm and
style of Orr, Duke and Campbell, for the pur
pose of transacting a general Mercantile, Pro
duce and Commission business, in the store for
merly occupied by George V. Jenks., & Co.,
Water Mreet, Louisiana Missouri.
C. M. DUKE,
W. H. CAMPBELL.
Jlfarch irJlh, 1848.
ORR, DUKE & CAMPBELL beg leave at
inform their friends and the public thot
they have taken the above commodious store and
Warehouses adjoining, and are now receivine
Irom St. Louis, a large and well selected stock
of Dry Goods, Groceries, Iron, Nails, Boots,
Shoes, Queensware, Hardware, &c. Thev are
now ready to accommodate their friends and the
public generally with all articles in their line.
una at prices that will make it to the interest of
dealers to purchase of them.
lo their friends in the countrv thev would
offer their services for transacting any business
in the way of Receiving, Storing and Forward
ing Produce or merchandize of any kind. Their
Warehouses being situated immediately on the
Wharf will enable them to shiD and receive
goods on better terms than any other house.
Their facilities are such as to enable tht-m tn
make liberal Cash advances on anv produce en.
trusted to their care. They respectfully solicit
a share of public patronage.
Louisiana, ..., March I3th, 1848.
WE are ravins the highest markpt nriri. fnr
Produce, either in cash or merchandize at our
tore iVater street. Louisiana. Mo.
ORR, DUKE & CAMPBELL.
March 20th, 1848.
WE have just received, and have for sale
Ground Alluin, Liverpool Blown and Kanawha
ouuwiiiuii wo ouerai reduced prices.
r. r w-..... .
ukk, UUJiii & CAMPBELL.
LOOK HERE! LOOK WHERE?
WHY right in at Wm. L. TawHta's Clothing
More, where you can get a full suit of clothes
for very little money.
He has Coats, Pants. Vests and Shirts of all
sorts and sizes, carefully selected by himself
expressly for this markeL His estaoliiliment
is on Georgia, between Water and Main streets,
Louisiana, where he would be happy to see his
friends and visitors crenerallv.
April 17th, 1848 2 tf.
WM. W. BLAIN
W R Y GOODS A good and well selected
W stock of sDrin? and summer f!mwl
in .. ' . " . r -,...... .ii
win oe sold at reduced prices Tor cash or pro
H E BLOCK & CO.
Salt for StockT
WE have in store a large lot on consignment,
which will be sold very low by
UKK, mTKE & CAMPBELL, j
rCCf LBS- F"h Butter, for which
J f W the highest nrinp. wilt Kj n.i.l
at the store of H P m nrv , en
Butter kegs always on hand for those wishing
to pack butter for us
May 1st, 1848,
K RANDY A most excellent article on
hand and for tale by H EB& CO.
OILS & LEAD.
and for sale by
-A large quantity in store
HE B & CO.
(WFEE-35 sacks of prime Rio, in
7aniUorjiale by H E B & C
SUGARS A Ircag lot on hand, and for sale
lw hy II. E. B. & CO.