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-Fuxr weather for kites.
-YELLOW Fever scare o0er4 I
-San notice of lost spectacles.
-CANDIDATES a88 yet, are feeling
-Oan gardeners are sowing win.
-IT shines for all-the drummer's
-FIsmHNo in the Pinewoods is re
ported as tad.,
-Ous girls, a la Mary Anderson,
are all chewing gum.
-BusINEss in the Mayor's cosrt on
Saturday and Monday.
-THE DEMOCRAT from now until
January for One Dollar.
-=Tat one of the 'La Belle Cre
ole" cigars at Gas. Gehr's.
-OCa streets and ditches in some
parts- of the Town need repairing.
-Mas A. P. CLARrE'S School for
girls, will open on Monday, Sept. 1.
-PmL.mrr sweet potatoes in the
market now; get a mess for your lit
-OdD "Sponsibility" is yet alive,
ready to move little articles lying
--WJ are not bothered with the
presence of tramps; we give them
the cold shoulder.
-WnAT has become of the Brass
Band, that the two Fire Companies
were going tQ start?
-I'M called "Little Dough-nut,"
says the young man who's going to
throw himself away.
--TuE fellow who was bitten by I
the champion mosquito last week,
has had the hydros quito ever since.
i-Now is the time to buy your
winter wood; from present appear
ances we'll have an early cold spell.
Oan Bourbon has a nick-name now,
They call it ' TmIsrzT-Daw"
It briugs drank quick, unless you're sick
'`T"will tuake you whistle too.
-TIs reason some of our chaps
like to be nominated for an office is,
because the girls do so love candied
-Aw up-town planter says: Dah
lias ought to be planted in drills, and
not broadcast, as they are on the ba
-A noon run is better than a bad
standl, said the boy who saw his fa
ther coining toward him with a whip
-CLEnRK on Front Street spend
half their wages in Lottery tickets.
Stick to it, and you'll be rich(?) one
of these lays.
-Tun blow flies in human shape,
are yet an the- wing, searching for a
foul spot on their neighbors,to make
their deposits on. Shame!
-Tue "midnight music makers"
mere out last week, and were treated
cordially ly all whose residences they
visited. Hurrah for Mr. Catgut.
-Cor-ro picking has begun, and
busihegs will soon be on the increase.
Most o5i-or merchants are wearing
,a , and tebbiag their palms at
-"Hias Mud Scow," Ed. Anatole
Herr Von Buddenbroek, a distant rel
ative of Sarah Bernhard's, is satisfied
with the freight tariff recently made
in Convention in this Town.
-Tsa person who will suffer with
the toothtache, when there are so
many debntist ready.to extract it for
the small suma of one dollar, is not
deserving of much sympathy.
-We are informed that a gentle
man,: few nights since h'ad a pistol
presented at his head. He does not
know in his fright, what the party
said. He got away in a hurry: the
rvagrants ought to be looked after.
-CA-rr. Hooe, our indefatigable
syndeic on the River road, is alive to
the publio interest, and if seconded
by tlieb Polce Jury, in the way of
. bridges, will have the road in run
ning order In the shortest possible
tilme, with full sixty feet of ro
front. The Captaainis in earnest. .
-Tu tigilant mosquiio is on the
wing, sad alights on a -body fJst in
the right time to disetuarb and dis
trees. He has no regard for eex, age
or previbau eoaditJon, and .just at
this seasomn his sting is more pier
elug than at any other time. In
stinact, we suppose, tells them that
. their time is short, and they are ma
king the best use possible of it. A
!azy body will endure the heat of the
sun, rather than fight mosquitoes in
--Tan matl-robbers seem to be on
the inerease, in this portion of Loa
issanai and we have again to report
another attempt of the free-booting
tramp in their new avocation. Be
twesa Shreveport and Mansfield, a
few days since, three of these gentry
tried hiirt to stop and rob the mail
hek withlthbe U. S. Mails, but were
rfistrated by the conduct of Goodie
Fel'giieo, the driver, who was too
meek for them and by his coolness
ad dash managed to get off from
them, 'td thus save the mails from'
LETTER FROM VERON PARISH.
VERNON PAB., LA.,
As was predicted by many, the
new Constitution fails to give that
relief and satisfaction to the people
of this section, as was foreshadowed
by those who rejected everything but
a Constitutional Convention. It pro
vides for the interest of the "dear
people" in many respects-in the ad
ministration of the State government
by reducing State taxes, officers and
salaries, and then compels the poor
Parishes to make an annual debt of
from $500 to $1000, which they can
not pay. For instance, the Parish
of Vernon has never held but one
Jury term of Court in any one year
since its creation, and two years of
said time there was no term of the
District Court held or asked for
there being no reason for one. There
are no good reasons to assign for for
cing upon the Parish two Jury terms
annually, and every voter in this Pa
rish, and every Attorney and Judge
who have attended business here, I
must be fully satisfied and know that
one Jury term is sufficient to trans
act all the business, and besides it is
all the people can pay for, without
raising the Parish tax above 10 mills
on the dollar, add yet the new Con
stitution which was to relieve the
people, the poor farmer and tax
payer, says they must have two Jury n
terms annually.' -
The Parish tax is, oaW 10 mills on
the dollar, and it is all necessary and
used to defray the actual and neces- d
sary expenditures annually of the
Parish government. i•
Notwithstanding there has never ai
been but one Jury term a year since e,
the creation of the Parish, and two ai
years of that time none, and the Pa- t.
rish tax has never been less than 10
mills on the dollar, and the Parish f
now having han outstanding debt that
the 10 mills cannot reach, the new a
Constitution says we must have two ri
Jury terms of the District Court.-
This is one of the objectionab le fca c
tures. The least that I can say, it
places the voter in a very a kward II
situation. He must vote for the new
Constitution in order to relieve him h
self of State tax, and incur an annu I
al Parish tax which cannot he paid, h
and thereby the demoralization and i
destruction of the Parish govern
ment, or vote ago'inst it. Which
will he do?: You who have an inter
est and pride for self protection andl i
for the reduction of useless Parish
Iexpenditures. You, who feel with
warm emotions, fiom a patriotic
heart, for the uights, the welfire and
promotion of your own Parish gov
ernment, please answer. We are
Scalled on to cast a vote to give the
e State partial relief and bankrupt the
The above are the views of many
1 of the people of Vernon, and I ask
that you give it a place in your val- e
F uanble paper.
Yours, etc., C
One dollar's worth of "BLACK
DRAUGHT" will save fifty dolls in
For sale by E. C. TAIT.
SSince the 29th of July the City of a
New Orleans has been exceedingly
Shealthy, all cases of the yellow fever
Shaving disappeared. But our latest
Sdates received by the Silver City, on
t Monday night, report that it has re
appeared there in a "sporadic form."
Dr. Herrick, Secretary of the Board "
of Health, has telegraphed North I
that there are two sporadic cases of
yellow fever in the City, both on
SConstance street, near Washington. i
SOne of these cases, a little boy, died I
on Friday, and the other has been
Sremoved to Dumaine street, Thirdr
SDistrict. However, it is the almost
aunanimous opinion of physicians in
the City that the atmospheric condi
ftions do not exist which would ren
der the fever spreading a possibility. 1
Four cases of yellow fever are repor;- i
tod as having broken out in Starks
ville, Miss., being attributed to refu
Sgees from Memphis.
-Ta- big White Plow store still t
masters all difficulties, and by thet
SSilver City, received another big lot
of staple goods and another extra,
full assortment of boots, shoes and (
wearing apparel suitable to the
world, his wife, and the rest of man
kind. Hostmyre's motto of "small
L profite and quick sales," shines for
eall alike, and let it be'heeded.
-Tas Democratic-Executive com
mittees of Avoyelles and Grant havPe
abeen offitilly heard from, and the(
SDistrict Convention for nominating(
Scandidates for District Judge and
Distriot Attorney, will be held in
g Alexandria. No day, has been ap- I
' pointdd for its asembling, but it will,
albe fixed about the time of our Par
9 ish Convention. 1
- regre to announce that
e Henry Weems, one or our best citi
e zebs and ablest mechanics, met with
oa serious accident. On Monday mor
Sning, while unloading a wagon of
lumber, a portion of which was heavy
a pieces, some of it fell on him, break
ling his leg and bruising his body in
MRS, Ni E. CRANDALL'S
BELOW COURT HOUSE.
r Fib I ST THE DAT 02 MONTH. U.A H
I:.U IIIU TIIJ LUVUIi.UIJI
MEALS AT ALL HOURS OF THE DAY.
Families from the Country, desiring to renmain a few
Sdays in Town, will find Comfortable Rooms
and MIeals at all Hours of
the Day !
GEN. F. N. OGDEN.
In casting about for Governors in
the next election, there is one whose
name would reflect honor and credit
on our fair State, and who, if hon
ored with the position, would give
quiet, peace and order to our long
distressed and disturbed people.
I speak of Gen. F. N. Ogden, who
in our days of trouble and oppres
r sion was the beloved leader of that
gallant band, who caused Kellogg
and his followers to hold and not fur
ther "ruin" whilst they "ruled" our
oppressed people, and bringing forth
from the renowned Sheridan, in his
famed Bandiiti order, "I'm not
afraid." It was Ogden and his com
rades, who were the prop and stay of
our people in giving us our Nicholls'
Government against Packard and the
Returning Board. It was Ogden and
I is comrades who took possession of
V the Supreme Court, and placing our
honored Chief Justice Manning and
his associates in their seats--and
lastly it is to Ogden and his com
rades, (whether Ogden is Governor
or not) to whom we will again look
in case of trouble, to tide us over
our difficulties. Gen. Ogden in all
lhis public acts, has been guided only
by patriotism to his State and love
for his people. IHe has never sought
C political pref~rmenit, but when his
.luties to his State and people were
needed, he retired to the piiva e
C walks of life, beloved and hoi.ore I
by all who remember the 14th ol
C September, and love freedom ans'
honor. Let the ollffice eek the man.
and in honoring Gen. Ogden as Gov
ernor of Louisiana, no nobler and
purer son, or just and sagacious ruler
could be found in our State, or one
who would more strictly guard her
interest or protect her honor. C.
Liver pills contain arsenic: "BLACK
DRAUGHT" is as harmless as tea or coffee.
For sale by E. C. TAIT.
-A TRAMP, who came to this I
place a few days since played deaf
,I and dumb until his pockets were 1
filled by the charity of our citizens,
r has turned out to be a vile imposter. I
I He unloosened his tongue after im
n bibing a lot of whiskey with some
,. negroea, and though the constable
" has made every effort to arrest him,
d up this time, he has not been caught. i
h He is of fair complexion, light hair,
,f blue eyes, and about 5 feet, 9 or 10
n inches high. The top of his ears
incline downward. Keep a look out
d for him.
n -ON FRIDAY morning it com
d menced raining, and continued until
It Saturday evening, without intermis
sion. Pluvius and Boreas seemed to
have a contest, and from the: way
the wind blew and the rain fell, we
- imagine that it was a drawn race,
f. both doing their best. The cotton
r- planters were the only losers, con
siderable damage having been done
to their crops, and we learn that the
corn and cane suffered considerably.
-IF the young ain who escorted
1 three young ladies oult walkingto see
e the bridge on Sunday, and who never
It spoke but once on the way, and that
a was when he got there, and then
d only after one of his fair companions
e pointed it to him, was he heard to
- say, Oh, I declare that's pretty,"-
11 we say to him if he would have his
r bashfulness cured, let him go to the
Sample Room and get one of those
lemonades made by George Wilson.
'e -ON the last trip of the Silver
e City her clerks, besides a full New
8 Orleans package of papers, dropped
d us an extra two dozen of papers from
n all over the continent. We can but
Sbe pleased at this remembrance and
II wills when occasion offers, give the
r- Silver City's whole clerical force a
ten strike in return.
st -JoUDGE Thorntoo, who han been
i- spending a couple of weeks of recre
,h ation in the Pine Hills, returnede on
r- Sunday, aind is in the best of health
of and ready for business
k- -NELLIE GRANT SARTORIS..iS not
in dead-=she still lives to enjoy her
NEW THIS DAY.
THis standard article is compound
ed with the greatest care.
Its effects are as wonderful and as
satisfactory as ever.
It restores gray or faded hair to its
It removes all eruptions, itching
and dandruff. It gives the head a
cooling, soothing sensation of great
comfort, and the scalp by its use
becomes white and clean.
By its tonic properties it restores
the capillary glands to their normal
vigor, preventing baldness, and mak
ing the hair grow thick and strong.
As a dressing, nothing has been
found so effectual or desirable.
A. A. Hayes, M.D., State Assayer
of Massachusetts, says, " The con
stituents are pure, and carefidly se
lected for excellent quality ; and I
consider it the BEST PREPARATION
for its intended purposes."
Price, One Dollar.
3uohkigham's t ye
FOR THE WHISKERS.
This elegant preparation may be
relied on to change the color of the
beard from gray or any other-undesir
able shade, to brown or black, at dis
cretion. It is easily applied, being in
one preparation, and quickly and ef
fectually produces a permanent color,
which will neither rub nor wash off.
aliufaotured by R. P. HALL & CO.,
sOa O an k&99t4, ma hulon is Vseblk
( No. I.)
LAND OFFICE AT NATCIIITOCIIES, Li.
I SAM. W. STOKES. OF VERNON
, Parish, who made Homestead Ap
plication No. 801 for the N i of S W 1,
Section 2, RIange 5 W, do hereby give
notice of my intention ro matke final
proof to establish my claim to the land
above described, and that I expect to
prove my claim by the following wit
nesses: J. D. Glass, of Vernon Parish,
and Henry Hathaway, of Vernon Par
ish. S. W. STOKES.
Aug. 13, 1879-5t
OIN SilT, TOWN,
on SUNDAY, the
17th of AUGUST,
between the Catholic Church aind the res
idence of Louts OGusons, in the First
WArd, a pair of HEAVY, SOLID GOLD
SPECTACLES. They are of the old sli
ding pattern, of extra fine' make, and
have been in the family of the owner for
more than fomty years. A suitable reward
will be paid for their retun; to the c.tlceof
Avgnst 27, 1879.
A MONTH GUARANTEED.
$12 i d:ay at home made by
the indusntrious. Capital not
required-we will start yon.
Men, women, boys atnd girls
make money faster at work for us than at
anything else. l.''he work is light and
pleasait;, agd such as any ono can go right
at. Those who are wise who see this no
tice will scud us their addresses at once
and see for themselves. Costly outtit and
terms free. Now is the timle. Those al
ready at work are laying up large sums of
money. Address TRUE & CO., Augusta,
~ Gall on T. M. JBiossat, Waich-
maker and Jeweler, andu examine the
Celebrated Crescent Gity Orystalized
Spectacles. Also the Wheeler and WVil
son Newa No. 8 Sewing Macine.
MRS. A. P. CLARKE
MONDAY, SEPT. 1, 1879.
COTILE LANDING, t I
I have resumed business, and am pre
pared to attend to the wants of my
friends and customers as heretofore.
H. A. BIOSSAT.
STORES CLOSED ON THURSDAY,
FRIDAY and SATURDAY, SEPTEM.
BER 18th, 19th and 20th-also on SAT
URDAY, SEPT. 27th.
Au2. 20, 1879. President.
E. S. TR wiIMRS.
6A . .ONTI QI
BET. KIUAh& I & SOTO STS.
JNO. LANEY & M. HETHERI WICK
THIS OLD and RELIABLE BUSI
NESS HOUSE, inder the
(n continnes hbusincss at thle NEW (
A STAND, where all
o... the....... .......................... .
0 GOODS 0WR
still kept and offer- H
ed at most reasonable rates
A FOR CASH Q
line we are offering the newest de
signs, the choicest color
ings, at lowest
TIHE ONLY STOCK OF Q
IN ALL OP ITS BRANCrIES, EVER
BROUGHT TO THIS
- FOR -
YOTTI T-G- LADIES.
CONDUCTED BY THI. SISTERS OF
THE COURSE OF INSTRUCTION IS
the samre as tliat ptrsiied at ST.
JOSEPII'S ACADEMY, EMMITT'SBURG,
MARYLAN)D, of which this Institution is
r, a brauch.
have beeni reduced oear
I ly to half-price, in consideration of
the changed cohdition ot
The Academnic Year commences the let
of Octolbr, ending the Olast
day of July.
STERMS-PAYABLE IN ADVANCE:
Board, Tnition, Washing, Mend
Sing, Bed and Bedding, per an
nium .........=.............. $150 i00
SOr per sesrion......................... 75 00
f rench Language, per annum... 20 00
SMusic at Profoesor's prices. Books aud
Statiouery at current
SIMMONS' LIVER CURE,
) - FOR
Frauds and Countcrfeits'
THEY WILL BE EXTENSIVELY CIR
S CULATED HERE THIS
USE THAT MADE BY
; ZEILIN & CO.
IF YOU WANT THE GENUINE, AND
:, HENRY ST. JOHNI~
j June 11-3m.
[ no THE DEMOCRAT
1879 3 S7
OC AGENT FOR THE FOLLOWING SAW MILLS :
eo.. B. Watevs, C... BAL\ 8 So&n, "Oentenata\;.
Mires Rosenthal, Manager.
.CHoIcE FAMILY GROCERIES'
I-.I @""R 9 '1'P TE . ... ".
Chas. -,-ioldentberg, Polpriotor.
Best Stock of Liquors and Cigars in Town !
0=- Billiard SalOon in the Rear.
Raxsd.ale & Levin's
1'A LARGE STOCK OF
AT NEW ORLEANS PRICES AL WAYS ON HAND.
.LE VIN '8
FOO1NT S T.,
(Between Ferguson 4 Schack ana Mrs. Zetherwic~ck
osorýCTomaýtP.Ea & F 'Ira'.
MORRIS AARON, - - PROPRIETOR'
AMERICA WALTHA WATHH It
IT IS IN HEAVY SOLID SILVER CASES, AND WARItANTED IN
EVERY PARTICULAR. PRICES FROM $15.00 o $2500.
dies Watches from $35 to i5.
SOLID GOLD GOLD ent' Watches, Waltham.
SSand othef movements fromn
O$50,00 to $100,00,
NEW DESIGNS IN SOLID GOLD JEWELRY AND SILVERWARE!
SEW1NG- 3IAIIMINlE I I POt!
.411 of the leadinsg Machines for sale at from 15 up
ward. .The "Stewart," the "Howe;" the
4 'ew Wilson, the White ani the
ETVERY M.4C'IANE W4RR A `
FE.RGUSO & S AC
S- i 3 .
Ev~a~s R~~v~aa. BICS~ao $If;00r'o 28;0;:,.,: