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D E MO C RA T . SFevening June 30th te FrIdnn I ot only f the native population I - inn nn1lrmrr y ,,
o the R hnnl eoh: nl eoh
One Year............ $25
Six Months ........ " . ........t. 50
Single copies. .. . ........ .0 cents
RDNEDAY .JAC .JUNORSES'21
WEDNESD AY...... ." ......JUNE 21
ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OFMA-ILS
NEW ORrT.ANs-Daily. Arriret at
8:20 P. M., by train, departs at 5:35 A.
M.. by train.
NATCHITOCPES AND SHREVP.PORT-
Daily. Arrives at 6 P. M., by stage;
de arts at 9 A. M.. by stage.
ASHINGTON-Via Bismarck, Rabbs
Bridge, etc., Seami-nweekly. Arrives on
Tuesdays and Saturdays at 1 A. M.,
departs Mondays and Fridays at 7
LEESVIJLT.l.-Semi.-eekly. Dne every
Monday and Thursday at 6 o'clock
P. M., departs every Tuesday and
Friday at 7 o'clock A. £M.
ry Monnday and Thursday at 6
o'elock M., departs every Monday
and Thursday at 6 o'clock P. M.
WINNFIELD-- Weekly. Due every Tues
day at 12 o'clock Ni., departs every
Tuesday at I o'clock P. M.
TIME TABLE OF THE NEW ORLEANS PACIFIC
No. 205, Mixed, arrive daily 4:45 A. M
No. 206, Mixed, leave daily 10:45 P. M
TIME TABLE MORGAN'S LOUIS'A AND TEXAS
No. 2, Express, leave daily 4:52 A. £M
No. 10, Freight, leave daily 5:52 A. M
No. 1, Express, arrive daily 8:12 P. Mi
No. 9, Freight, arrive daily 11:57 A. M
ALF. W. BORON. Aaent.
Special Notice-All reading noticee
pnPer ng in these columns, will be
carged ten cents per line, for each and
-Buy your Groceries from "Big"
-TaE authorities have had the
grass cut in the Town Square.
-Tas Superintendent of the Pub
lic Schools is making the rounds of
Cow PEAS-All grades and in any
quantity at R. Erichson's. Call and
-RoET. P. Hunter has moved his
law office to the Hynson building on
-Tae repairing of Chronometers
and fine Gold Wiatches a specialty, at
Ferguson and Sohnack's.
-CRors have greatly improved
the past week all over the Parish,
and at this writing are promising.
-Tas Morgan Co. have changed
their schedule for the arrival and de
parture of trains at this place. No
tice the correction in this issue.
-WE acknowledge the receipt of
complimentary tickets to the enter
tainment in Pineville, on Tuesday
next by the ladies of Mt. Olivet
--Ova Town Gun Club had a glass
ball shooting match last Thursday.
The former custodian of the 'eather
medal relinquished his title to that
-AD. Baer, Jno. Lawless, clerks
in the grocery of A. Heyman, are
willing to stake their' reputation on 1
pleasing any person who will call
around to trade with them.
-GC Wednesday last Mr. R. W. ¬
Bringhurst was presented with a I
sum of money by some of our public c
spirited citizens for efficient services f
rendered during the late high water. a
-WE return thanks to the gentle- I
manly managers who are superin- I
tending the Grand Railroad Excur- I
sion from here to New Orleans to take t
place on the 4th of July, for tickets. 8
-JUDoE Barbin arrived here q d
Monday to open Court. There not
being any important cases on the
docket he ordered an adjournment. t
Just in the hands of our tired (?)
FADED COLORS REsTORED.-Faded a
or gray hair gradually recovers its A
youthful color and lustre by the use
of Parker's Hair Balsam, an elegant
dressing, admired for its parity and
rich perfume. E
-CAas prices of Sewing Machines
at Ferguson and Schnack's, Watch
makers and Jewelers, Front Street: wi
White ............................32 50 m
Wheeler and Wilson, No. 8........ 32 50
Wm. Singer..................... 25 00
American ..-..-..................- 30 00 dc
-HtAv you ever known any per
son to be seriously ill without a weak fa
stomach or inactive liver or kidneys? so
And when these organs are in good u,
condition do yoh not find their pos.
sesser enjoying good health? Par- wi
ker's Ginger Tonic regulates these gu
Important organs, makes the blood for
rich and pure, and strengthens every ha
part of the system. See other col- Th
-PARTIES wishing to go to Natehi
toches, leaving here either Saturday
or Sunday morning on the cars, and ha
desiring to have reduced tickets, had pr(
better hand in their names to T- M. hea
Biossat, by Friday morning in order for
that he may make the necessary ar- o
rangements with the railroad agent
here. Remember, it costs but $3 for triE
the round trip by the cars. Let all to
get ready and go andi see the sport, MIa
-WE have been requested by Dr- tha
S. H. Rushing, President of the fact
Board of Health, to arge upon our lon
citizens the necessity of cleaning out The
and looking after their closets andl ral
Prnmiases this warm weather, and to not
ee lime and other disinfectants free- A
ly. In order to avoid annoyance the
*very citizen should see that his or to-d
her premises are kept in such sanni- Is e
tary condition th:.t the health officer the
will not be compclled to r'port theta. ceiV
A ScnooL EXHIBITION..-On Friday
T . evening June 30th, the school exhi-.
bition comes off at the Exchange
Hall. A full and varied programme
has been prepared by the lady mana
gers in charge, who iiill use their
utmost endeavors to please all who
may attend. The price of tickets
will he--for adults, 50 cents, chil.
... 1.50 dren, 25 cents. They can be pro
.5 cents cured at the Drug Stores. The whole P
affair will "wind up" with a dance g
for the litte ones.
- -COL. H. M. Hoxie, general man- s
ager, C. G. Warren, general auditor
JUNE 21 W. H. Newman, general freight agent
MAILS ad C. W. Hammond, superinten. al
dent of telegraph, of the Gould com m
bination, accompanied by G. L. Dud. at
,rhea at ley, new superintendent of the Texas ci
t 5:35 A. and Pacific, and E. A. Garvey, resi
dent engineer, arrived here on the ri
SRPORT-a 15th inst. at 1:50 a. m. bound East, Y
9 stage; and returned at 2:10 p. m. same date ra
k, Rabba after paying a visit to the end of the n
rives on track. They had a special train and
A. M., remained hero a few hours transact
ye at 7 ing of the road.
e -ON Saturday last the youngsters wo
clock our city had quite a lively game so
'ayclodof Base Ball on the vacant block justa
above Capt. White's residence.-.
Dneev- Twelve innings had to be played to
r at 6 decide the game, the score on the 9th
\fonday inning standing 17 to l1. The Peli.
M. cans were the victors, defeating their rec
y Toes- opponents, the Athletics No. 2, by a the
I every score of 21 to 18. The game was of
played in less than an hour and a Wa'
half. The Athletics are not satis
fled, and another game will be play. at
ed between the two clubs, for a ball sub
PACIFI and bat, on next Sunday afternoon. big
5 -TuH drunkard is a burden to is a
himself as well as his friends; but, con
since intoxication becomes a disease, pri
5P.M it requires a remedy of no unusual ae
activity. Those who have taken ecoi
STEXAS Simmons Liver Regulator declare vast
that it sets the liver in action and app
A. M invigorates the system in such a way of t
2 A. M as to destroy the craving for strong inte
drinks. The shaky, nervous and snbj
2 P. distressed should resort to the Reg mu"
7 A. M ulator as a tonic to arouse the torpid
tent, liver to actiou, to regulate the bow
els and remove the feeling of gene
ill be ral depression 'and with it the crav
ch and ing for liquor. ad,,
--THE following is"wlhat appeared P. I
! in the Shreveport T'l'imes last week, 1888
"Big" concerning our telephone here. The Octo
writer of it must have been highly hIow
I the amused at the antics cut up that dlay, 5
to say nothing about the "bosses:" Sher
Pub- In passing through Alexandria life,
yesterday I noticed the town in an in-. crit
ida of tense state of excitement, everybody and
rushing to and fro gesticulating and the
a any giving orders. At first I imagined the eiP
and bank hadE, been robbed, or a murder tierl
committed, but on investigation I dis
covered that the citizens were building
a his a telephone line from the Exchange
ig otel to the stable of Col. AIcilUjis repea
and from thence to the depot, and
eVerybody was bossing the job. work
eters --TH followin:g named gentle. tore
ty, at men are the players who go to
Natchitoches on Sunday, to play in
oved the match game-at Base Ball between
risl, that Parish and Rapides. The Cap
ig. tain. Mr. Jno. Lawldss, has assigned R
aged to them the positions below, viz:
1 de- Richard Dnnnenbnrg..........Pitcher
No- Jno. Lawless .................Catcher
A. Albert, Jr............1st Baseman
Win. Irving...........2...d Baseman
pt of John P. Grogan..........3d Baseman
ter- Bern. IIayes........... Short Step
sday John C. Ryan ............Right Field
livet Wm. Polk, Jr.... ......Left Field
A. J. Hertzog............Centre Field
ass Bruno Carnal and William P. Flower
ther Grand Announcement for the Follow
that ing Week.
arks Owing to the dull times and scare
are ity of money the popular DTry Goods
Son House of "Big". Heyman is now of
call fering an immense stock at such re- ThO
duced prices as will place all his
W. goods within the reachl of every one.
Sa Don't fail to call on him before pur- ALE
blic chasing elsewhere and look at the
ices following lines, such as all the latest
ter. styles of Laces, Nainsook, Swiss and
Ile- Hambnrg Trimmings, White and TICKE
rin- Figured Linens and Lawns, Plain RESEI
tur- Plaid Mulle and India Linens, Dot- CHILI
ake ted, Figured, White and Enucre
et. Swisse;-also a beautiful line of La
dies', Misses' and Children's Fancy Tau n
no Hose; a large assortment of Ladies' patrc
e Underwear, which will be sold posi- whit
nt tively below cost. Be sure to give wil
S"Big" Heyman a trial and be con- dlusl
vinced. Mammoth Dry Goods Em- spare
led porium, under the Exchange Hotel, sant
it corner of Front and Jackson streets, Co.
1 Alexandria, La.
lot TIzei BEND, LA., J
od June 19, 1882."
e Locals are scarce. The weather is viro
et: warmi;--cotton growing; - business b
50 moderate,-health of the communi
Sty good;--Bayou Boeuf is getting
oO down to the Sunimer low water mark.
Br- We have been informed that the
ak famous Bell Cheney Springs will
a? soon open for visitors. Besides the
a usual attractions a camp meeting
Swill be held there some time in Au
se gust. Those in quest of either health
od for the body o' soul can no doubt
ry have the benefit of one or the other.
The Springs are as good as any, or
the best in the State. So I have
been informed; for my own part I
Shave not been there, and would not
id pretend to offer a decision about the
. hedith giving qualities if I had-but
r for ourself. Really we think that
home attractions and home indus
Stries shsuld be patronized. Our mot
i to is, "protection in every respect."
t, Make at home as near as possible all a 0
r. that is needed for the home-home 8
e factories, home shops, home farmers, boontod
r home schools, and home pleasures. a e
tTherefore seek health at the mine.
I ral springs in our own State, and do *DJ L
a not go abroad.
A year past the papers throughout REAL
ethe State advocated emigration, but
rto-day we see next to nothing said.
Is emigration a failure--or what is
the matter? Texas, we see, still re- And UPW
ceieus her full quota of emigrants;
day not only of the native population
dthi from the older States but English
nge and German emigrants are finding
na- homes on Texas soil.
isir This is the era of railroad build
rho ing, and we are glad to note that
il- Louisiana is coming to the front.
In a few years lines of steel rails will
ole penetrate nearly every sect:on of this
ice great State, bringing the people-and
the lands more to the notice of those
an- surrounding us.
or, We are delighted to learn that you
n- are going to have extensive saw
m mills located in your midst. Alex.
d- andria should be a manufacturing
as city. Centrally located, with both
he river and railroad communication,
it, you ought to soon rise to the front
te rank, in a manufacturing view of the
Well, it is too hot to write much.
How does an editor manage to stay
cooped up in a room all day and
ra write? He must be made out of
1e something that wont melt. What
it say you? Yours, etc.,
-THE subjoined extract from a
recent decision by Justice Woods, of
a the U. S. Court, will show the drift
a of the best legal opinion on the rail
5 way qulestion:
A railroad is authorized to be con
structed more for public good to be
subserved than for private gala. As a
highway for public transportation, it
is a matter of public concern, and its
construction and management belong
primarily to the commonwealth, and
are only put into private hands to sub
serve the public convenience and
economy. But the public retains of
vast consequedce "in the road and its
appendages, which neither the compa
ny nor any creditor or mortgagee can
interfere with. They take their rights
subject to the rights of the public and
must be content to enjoy them in sub
-THE army retiring law just passed
will retire the general officers of the
army at the age of sixty-four in the
order following: W. T. Sherman, 1884;
P. H. Sheridan, 1895; W. S. Hancock,
1888; J. M. Schofield, 1895; J. McDowell,
October 5, 1882; J. Pope, 1887- 0. 0.
HIoward, 1894; A. HI. Terry, 1891, E.O.
C. Ord, October 19, 1882; C. C. Augur,
1885; G. Crook, 1892. Thus should
Sheridan survive Sherman's official
life, and live out his own, he will in
herit the command of the army in 1884,
and hold it eleven years. No one of
the piesent generals can succeed Gen
eral Sheridan if he runs his tother of
threescore and four.
-WATCHES, Clocks and Jewelry
repaired by first-class and finished
workmen at T. M. Biossat's Jewelry
store on Second Street.
ehUaIOE C0 Ht ItR ONhlI
rev EIan ts llla in.
JULY 3rd, 4th and 5thl 1882!
ds -FOR THE BENEFIT OF
: The COLORED CHURCHES
ALEXANDRIA AND VICINITY.
ad TICKETS, (round trip).......... $3 00
in RESERVE TICKET ............ 400
4- CHILDREN, (under 12 yrs.) half price
,y THE undersigned respectfully solicit the Al
at patronage of the public in general,
and would call the attention of their
white friends to the fact that there
re will be reserve coaches for their ex
1- elusive use, and that no pains will be
I. spared to make the Excursion a plea
I sant one to all.
, Com. of Managers WM. LEGRAs,
(FANK L. PORTER.
S ' " eOet, eones.6se$efleed. Z ghUs,
a ItMoot d laoold Slat W-lant
Zbgisy BºC Top, qa above. S
O N 0.
Te Oaeax Boas ow asm OLr I O.
27 Stops, 10 Sets Reeds 90,
boon to advance to 125. Order now. Remit b A.
Hank Dnra, Poest oe Order, or Beglstered
Letter. Boxed and abipped wlihout a Moment's
.Delay__oFre. Addres oreall npon
READY MIXED PAINTS
IN ONE POUND CANS Hide
And UPWARDS FOR SALl. APPLY TOper.
Y. N icklN
S. .61 JOIN. j Jul
ulation JOB PRINTING.
uch. GET YOURI.
I fts T
I its L
en- -DONE AT THE
e All work executed with Neat.
ness and Dispatch, and UREI
,Cheaper than ay
Office in Town. CA
-AT THE- 1000
Old Wk LW . %TOBB
On Second Street, between Jackson 9 Appr
and De Soto, and see 9
TIl "119" 18HTUCIIAlN Applea
HE WANTS TO BUY FOR CAS! For I
all kinds of Rage, Old Ihon, Raeie, ly, giv
Hides, oanes, Horns, Brase and Cop- by Exp
per. Will also keep a varkgy and oey On
nickle s'.re in bounection. -.
June 14 Gm A. McCTJNDIFF.
LOUISIANA STATE LOTTERY C0.
The public are asked to
read our new andim
proved scheme, to be
drawn in July.
W*' TICKETS ONLY $5.00
Shares in proportion.
This is the only Lottery ever voted on and
isdorsed by the people of
Louisiana State Lottery Co
Incorporated in 1860 for 25 years by the
Legislature for Educatianal and Charita
ble purposes--with a Capitol of $1,000,000
-to which a reserved fund of over r$550,
000 has since been added. By an over
whelmiug popular vote its franchise was
- made a part of the present State Constitu- a
tion adopted December 2, A. D. 1879. o
A Splendid Opportunity TO WIN A 0
- 'Single 'TunLmber
-- oooo 0ooooooooooooooaooo
WILL TAKE PLACE MONTHLY.
IT NEVER SCALES OR POSTPONES
LOOK AT TIB FOLLOWINo SCIEIB:CI
GRAND MONTHLY DRAWING,
At: TNew r Orlean.,
TUESDAY, JULY 11th, '82 F asu
Under the persaal snpervision and
management of GEN. G.T. BEAU- AI
REGARD of Louisiana, and GEN. J
JUBAL A. EARLY, of Virginia. Every
CAPITAL PRIZE, sO
II0.Ilil TIC[TS 1AT $.IO Nov. i,
FRACTIONS IN FIFTHS, IN
LIST OF PRIZES:
1 CAPITAL PRIZE,......75,000 The
1 " ..... 25,000
1 " a ...... 10,000
2 PRIZES OF $6.000...... 12,000
5 " 2,000...... 10,000
10 " 1,000 ...... o10,000ooo
20 " 00...... I0,000oo o
100 " 200...... 20,000
300 " 100... 30.0) in
500 " 50..... 25,000
1000 " 25..2... 25,000
9 Approximatioo Prizes $750 *6,750
9 " " 500 4,500
9 ' " 250 2,250
1967 Prizes, amounting to....$265,500 P0]
Applieation for rstee to clnbs should be
made only to the onoe of tlhe Company
in New Orleans. Orde
For further inforoation write elear
ly, giving fell address. Send orders
by Express, Registered Letter, or Mo- DR.
ney Order, addressed only to
M. A. DAUPHIN, 0]
New Orleans, La. Tbird a
R'ICH AND PO6R
Never before bhearcl of in this sectiof of the State, are now'
being offered to this community, at
SECOND STREET, OPPOSITE TOWN HALL
WINE AND LIQUORS OF ALL KINDS,
CIGARS AND TOIJACCO,
Cigarettes, Fancy Candies, Teas, Canled Goods of all
Kinds, Fruits, Nuts, Ete., Etc,
SOLDTa LOWEST PRICES
Ferguson & Schnack.
Watch-makers and Jewelers,
ta-SEAL and CLSTER RINGS, FALL ETTS
raeGuns, iles, Pistol,
.oti n o ,- an _ . h n
repairedý irk o an ce e
Watormr ootersand Jewelers,
Ammunition of all kinds.-Fire Arms
repaired and cleaned.
SJAlSI OlSBOilhS OLD STAID
Has just received and i NOW OPENING
a complete stock of
C1HOICE AND FANCY
FAMILY GROCERIEI !
Every article. has been carefully selected
as I intend to keep ONLY
I also have a FULL STOCK of
OhCIOto Oalciesi I
EP OLD FRIENDS AND THE PUBLIC
GENERALLY, ARE INVI
TED TO CALL.
GIVE ME A CALL I
W. 0. DAMMON,
LIIOTE & CO.,
) The well-known Lumber Merchants of
PANEL DO ORS,
" DRESSED LUMBER!
of overy kind,
POR, OASE Oifrt,t
Orders left with Jno. A.- Ftepfens,
Lecomte, will be promptly filled.
DR. S. H. RUSHING,
OFFICE and RESIDENCE,
Third at., betweenl8t.Ann and Monroe 1
UOUSE and SIGN
Paper Hanging I
IN REAR OF
Best Liquors and cigars,
Private Card Rooins
"Railraod Man's Homene'
A. VANDEGAR = PROPRIETOR.
FOURTh & i4ONROE sT8., ALEX'A
Meals at all hours of the day, and
the table supplied with the
very beet the mar
Nov. 3, '81s