r JOUISIANA . DEMOC T.
THE WORLD IS GOVERNED TOO MUCH.
VOL. 40. ALEXANDRIA, LA., MAY 13, 188. NO. 90
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PRINTING JOB PRINTING
NEATLY EXECUTED at THIS
A Pure Family Medicine That
If you are wasting away from
age, dissipation or any disease or
weakness and require a stimulant
take Parke,'s Tonic at once; it will
invigorate and build you up from
the first dose but will never intoxi.
*ate. It has saved hundteds of
lives, it may save yours.
ir you are a lawyer, minister or
buhosiness man exhausted by mental
strain or anxious cares do not take
intoxicating stimulants, but use
If you are a mechanio or farmer,
worn out with overwork, or a mohter
run down by family or household
duties try Parker's Tonic.
If you have Dyspepsia, Rheuma
tium, Kidney or Urinary Complaints,
ur if you are troubled with any dis
erder of the lungs, bowels, blood or
nerves you can be cured by Par
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IV 50 cents and $1 sizes, at all
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ATTORNEY - AT - LAW,
Alexandria, Louisiana. o0
1? Will practice in the Courts of L
iapides and adjoining parishes, and P
i the Supreme Court of Louisiana. tj
fA fvorite prescription of one of thi ti
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M. C. M1OSELEY,
.&ttorney - at - Law
·Pe iDe all classes of casses in
4 lthse Courts of the Parisbes of
e Grant, Natchitoohes, Sa!
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Albert Edward, Prince of Wales.
SIRELAND'S LATEST DISTINGIUISHIED
at Some incidents of the visit of the
Prince and Princess of Wales to
im Ireland are well known to every
or reader of the newspapers. While I
ill they and their son have been well 4
m received on the whole, expressions I
ci- of disaffection and hatred of Eng- t
of lish rule have not been wanting.- a
Notably in Cork, the distinguished
Svisitors received a welcome which I
ce represented the extremes of feeling, t
se expressed with the heartiness which 1
characterizes Irish sentiment. On f
r, the whole the Irish visitors have t
ebeen treated with becoming respect t
by the people generally as well as i+
a. with the generosity and warmth iT
s, which characterize the hospitality ti
s" of those who entertained them at a
r their homes.
While the Prince of Wales, in a
common with other mortals, has I
k faults, want of tact and ready sa- P
II gacity are not among them. He is at
Sinexceptionally happy in his public ti
appearances and addresses. The al
- royal family could not be better, if tl
as well represented, by any person, ti
E as by the Prince, particularly in br
o Ireland, where forbearance and tact to
t are indispensable to prevent such bI
a hostile demonstrations as that ri'
Swhich was not prevented at Cork. <
The eldest son of Queen Victo- ac
Sri and heir apparent to the thronef
of the United Kingdom, Albert Ce
Edward, Prince of Wales, was born rf
on the 9th of November, 1841.- teo
I His preparatory education was by oc
I private tutors. After his Universi- gr
. ty course he visited this country to
and Canada. T'his was in 1860, pe
when he was only nineteen years of TI
age. While he was in New York rei
the 69th regiment, which consists the
of Irishmen or the descendants of al
Irishmen, refused to parade in his til
honor. After his return home he ha
became a member of the military ne
camp at Carragh, Ireland. In po
1862 he made an extended trip to
the East, including the Holy Land. to
He was married on March 10th, do
1863, to the Princess Alexandra, bei
daughter of Christian IX, King of hy
Denmark. Five children, two sons
apd three danghters. have been int
born to the couple. The eldest,
Prtitae .Albert Victor, who lately 1
atisined his majority, accompanied ew
his parents in Ireland. The Prince
made a tour in Iindostan in 1875
and 1876. He has a beautiful
country residence at Sandringham,
Norfolk, where he lives the life of
a country squire fond of the hunt
and keeping old-fashioned hospi
tality. His seat in London is the
resort of miscellaneous characters,
including literary men, artists, etc.
The numerous titles borne by tne
Prince inelude that of Grand Mas
ter in the Order of Free Masons.
When the Marquis of Ripon be
came a Catholic and gave up Free
masonry, the Prince succeeded him
in the. Grand Mastership of the
Shall We Sleep With Our Win
The questions introduces a snhb
. ject upon which there is a diversity
of opinion, both among medical
practitioners and individuals. "I
1e have had no bad colds since I
to learned to sleep with my windows
y open," remarked a gentleman in
Is the office of the Medical and Sur
I1 gical Reporter the other day. In
is reply, the only "'hard colds" he ev
er suffered from were centracted by
- sleeping in rooms to which the
d night air had free access. The ed- 1
h itor adds that it is well known that 1
ý, the bodily temperature sinks slight
b ly during sleep; the physiological
u functions act with diminished ac
e tivity; and hence the resistance of
t the economy to morbific influences
s is proportionately lessened. But a
it is also well known that at night n
these influences are more potent e
and noxious. The air is charged n
with greater humidity; miasmatic f
and. malarial poisons rise t> higher
levels and extend with greaier ra- g
pidity; the chill of the damp night d
air is penetrating and dangerous; u
the emanations from organic decay ti
are more perceptible. Against these a'
the sleeper is less protested than in "m
the daytime. He has divested him- c`
self of his woolen external clothing tl
to put on cotton or linen, and lies k'
between sheets of the same mate- d'
rial, between which, at the top and ec
sides of the bed, the air gains ready b:
access to his unprotected surface. W
If he is restless, he renders such ac
cess yet more easy. A greater risk
risk awaits him. A sudden fall in
temperature at night is no unusual on
occurrence. In summ'er a thunder Pe
gust, in winter a shift of the wind
to the north, often reduces the tem
perature ten to twenty degrees.- at
The sleeper is unaware of this; he
remains exposed to it with no fur
ther protection than he found agree
able at the higher temperature un- ha
til he awakes chilled and stiff, per- ye
haps with the seeds of a serious ill- do
ness already sown. These are such ci
positive and unavoidable rtsks that lif
we should counsel a delicate person O,
to be exceedingly cautious how he Di
ventured on the plan of open win- im
dows at night, however much has
been said in its favor by popular co
-PuxCKLY Ach Bitters is not an
intoxicating beverage, but's pleas- m
re: mnild laxative and elficient if
.,~,Kis~e$8omah a Bsrl
ce YOUNG MEN OP NEW YORE
ul Says a New York correspondent
n, After the Opeira I wandered int,
of the corridor of a prominent hote:
nt and there I met the cashier of s
i- down town bank.
1e "Hello i" says I. "We newspa.
s, per men may stay up all night and
o. sleep all days but how do you busi.
e ness men manage to keep awake all
ý- the time? You ought to be home
3. in bed."
"Right you are," was the res
ponse, "but I am going to-night to
n Mrs. B.'s party, and am waiting for
e the time for it to begin. It's got
to be impolite to turn up at such an
entertainment before midnight. I
shall drop around in half an hour,
dance until after four, get to bed
- by five, sleep until half-past seven.
and rush down town in time to be
1 at my desk at nine. Of course I
shall be entirely unfit for work all
day long, but you know that a
young fellow cannot afford to miss
Mrs. B.'s party. A man's business
success so largely 'depends nowa
days upon his social acquaintances
that the social part has to be look
ed after sharply. I have been to
the Opera to kill time. All the
people whom I shall meet at the
ball were scattered through the
Opera House, and most of the wo
men and all the men were in their
ball attire. They simply drove
from the Opera House to Mrs. B.'s,
and go on with the night's enjoy
ment. It's hard enough on a busi
ness man who has to be down town
early, especially if he is out five
nights in the week, as I have been
for a month; but then I sleep all
day and all night on Sundays, and
get to bed by midnight on Satur- 1
day nights, so I contrive to make
up some of my lost sleep. I some
times go to bed right after dinner
and sleep from eight o'clock until i
midnight, and then have James !
call me, and I can then turn up at I
the party feeling quite bright, you c
know; but it is rather awkward, c
don't you understand, to have miss- t
ed the Opera or the Theater and to f
be mixed up on the day of the t
week, as a fellow is sure to be who 1
sleeps at odd times so and gets up t
bewildered between the two days." ii
Yet this young man was only ti
one of ten thousand who are com- f
pelled to pay equal attention to so- h
cial requirements and to business. s
-JOB Printing neatly executed n
at this office. n
Bemarkable Escape. h
Mrs. Mary A. Daily, of Tnnk- b
hannock, Pa., was afflicted for six 0
years with Asthma and Bronchitas, et
during which time the best physi- t
cians could give no relief. Her. t
life was despaired of, until in last t
October she procured a bottle of
Dr. King's New Diseovery, when ti;
immediate relief was felt, and by ti
3ontinuing its use for a short time, b
,he was completely aured, gaining b
a flesh 50 pounds in a very few g
anthbs. Free trial bottles ofthis n
ertqin cure of all Throat and Ling
13~jBlar `iot~~arge: 'b~ottles
K. Attention Sugar Planters.
ºnt: During the past year Louisiana .
uto sugar cane has been put on trial at
ºtel the "Experiment Station" near Au
a burn, Ala. This station is now, we
believe, in its ninth year, and has
pa- rendered service of incalculable va
id lue to the cotton growers of that
1si- Stote. It is one of sit in the whold `
all United States, and its bulletins, is- '
me saed by the State Department of
Agriculture, are so to speak, epit
es- omes of modern agricultural cheni-''
for The State Chemist, Prof. W. 4.
ot Stubbs, recently visited the Expo-: ..
an sition and was invited by President ,
I Kenner to address the Sugar Plan-;
ir, ter's Association at their next meet
ed ing, Thursday, the 14th inst. We
n. now learn that the invitation has
he been accepted, and that Prof. Stubs,
I will divide his lecture into threee
a 1. Our experiments at Aubuv. a47
se 2. What we don't know abbou
ss sugar cane. I
a- 3. The necessity.of emerging at.'
as once from such darkness and ignoa='
- rance by the establishment in Lou
o isiana of an "Experiment Station,
1s devoted exclusively to Lo.iti
0 sugar cane.
SI While planters are looking e '
whero for improved, machinery . 'I
ir increase their extraction, the. con-.
'e verse of the propositon viz : how to
i, increase the saccharine strength and
advance the maturity of the plant :.
must not be lost sight of. Wheni
n we consider that the sugar beet has }
e been educated, and the sugar cane
a left to its natural tendencies, we ,;
get a pretty clear idea of how plants 'i
may be sent to school with-r avan
- tage as well as children.-[New
Orleans Times Democrat.
--Ip you have occasion to use a
I wheelbarrow, leave it, when' you
are through with it, in front. of the
house, with the handles toward the º'doorA w
door A wheelbarrow is the most
complicated thing to fall, over onfr'
the face of the earth. A man would' '~-;
fall over one when. he would never '
I think of falling over anything else; '
he never knows when he has got'
through falling over it, either, Jfor" #'
it will tangle his legs and his arms, ;
turn over with him, and rear up'in"i
front of him, and just as he paueee'
his profanity to congratulate hini.'"'
self it takes a new turn, and scoops'4
more skin off of him, and he comrn-; '
mences to evolnte anew, and b .p' °i"-'
himself, on fresh places. A min '
never ceases to fall over a wheei?-.'
barrow until it turns completel:
on its back, or brings up agaiifi't
sbmething :it cannot upset. It i1
the most inoffensive looking object
there is, but it is more dangerous
than a locomotive; and no man is -
secure with one unless he has a ':
tight hold of its handles, and is sit. .
ting down on something. A wheel ' :;
barrow has its uses without doubt
but in.its leisure moments' it is the ·i
great blighting curse on tibe dig-'
nity.--[Danbury News. . •.
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