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LE PRIX de la larine étant Cinq l'ias tres-edimi, par baril ; Los Boulangers donneront 35 or.ces pour dix sous, la semaine courante. J. R. DUFROCQ, Maire Sept 11, y. \n\n DAILY COMET PUBLISHED DAILY, (MONDAYS EXCEPTED.) VOLUME III BATON ROUGE, LA., THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1852. NO. 20. and Medicines. HB. VlBBJCRT, thankful for the past patronage extended to him, announ ces to his friends, and the public generally that they can always find at his store on Lafayette a few doors from Church Street, the most extensive assortment of articles in his line ever offered in the Town ; upon terms the most favorable. He will endeav our to maintain the reputation he has ac quired for carefullness, in tilling prescrip tions and prepairing medicines for family use. Also a supply of the best Port wine and Brandy, for Medicinal purposes. Physicians, Planter* and others will please call and examine for themselves: and they will find that they can be supplied on terms as reasonable as they can purchase in New Orleans. Physicians prescriptions, accurately pre pared at all hours of night or day. mar. 23, yl. SPANISH LILLY WHITE, and Meen Fun, are beautiful smooth Vegetable prepa rations, for imparting to the face and neck, a natural life-like alabaster white, with out injuring or discoloring the skin, sold by may 13y. H. B. VIBBERT. time for oen1ng and closing tii3 MAIL AT BATON ROUGE. (Any change will be immediately cor Jected as soon as made.) Mails for New Orleans, Donaldsonville and all Lalourche Interior, closes daily at half past 3 o'clock, P M. C oast B elow —Brusle Landing, Man chac, Iberville, Bayou Goula, New River, Donaldsonville, Convent, Bonnet Carie, Taylor's, Edgar's &c., Every Monday, Thursday, and Saturday at 3 o'clock P M. C oast A bovk —St. Francisville, Water loo, Pt. Coupee, Ft. Hudson, Lobdell's Store «-loses every Sunday, Wednesday and Fri day at 5 o'clock P. M. Natches, Vicksburg and all Red River Parishes, closes daily at 5 o'clock P. M. Louisville, Memphis and Napoleon, clo ses Tuesday and Friday at 5 o'clock P. M. Greensbarg, Springfield, Coelk, Stony Point aad Burlington, Closes every Monday at 9 o'clock A. M. Clinton, Jackson and Mt. Willing, closes Monday, Friday aud Saturday at 5 o'clock P. M. JOHN C. L a NOUE, Post Matter U7s MAIL COACH. FROM B aton R ouge to C linton via Jackson , will run tri-ieeelcly , as follows : leaving Baton Rouge, Sunday», Tuesdays, and Fridays, at 5 o,clock A. M., and arri ving at Clinton, at 3 o'clock, P. M., Leav ing Clinton Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays, at 5 o'clock, A. M., and arri ving at Baton Rouge at 3 o'clock, P. M. rates of charges. From Baton Rouge to Jackson, $2 00. do. " " " Clinton, 2 50. The subscriber has taken great pains to fit up a C oach worthy of patronage, and hopes to retain the patronage he has here tofore received. 07" Seats can be engaged at the Harney H ouse, Baton R4>uge, at the Post Office, in Jackson, and at Carman's Hotel, in Clinton WILLIAM ELDER, Proprietor, may Uth y. East and Veit Batou Ronge Perry. THE Ferry Boat connecting with East and West Baton Rouge, is constantly plying—making trips at intervals of fifteen and thirty minutes. CHARGES. Foot Passengers, ------ 20 Man and Horse, - - - - - - 7.1 Buggy and " ----- $1 50 Carriage and Horses, - - - - 2 00 Horses per Head, - - - . . r>0 Cattle u " 50 Droves of horses or mules, each, 30 ftjP* Cash, and Cash oniy, are the term.s Jan. 12, y. R. BEAL, Proprietor. TWICE A WEEK. U. S. MAIL PACKET GIPSY. F or the Coast, Plaquemine, Baton Rouge, Port Hudson, Waterloo, Bayou Sara, and all intermediate landings—The steamer Girsy, J. H. URE. Master, leaves New Orleans every Sunday, at 9 o'clock p. m ., Returning, leaves Bayou Sara, each trip after the arri val of the cars. For freight or passage ap ply on board. may My. JL" ST received per steamer Eliza, from Cincinnatti. 25 Bbls Mess Pork. 50 S. F. Flour. 13 Casks Bacon. 25 Kegs No. 1 Lard. 5 Tierces S. C. Ham*. 12 Boxes, 5 lump Tobacco For sale, low fur cash. July 12th, tf. S. M. HART, & Co. INDELIBLE Ink, prepared and warranted by James Tarrant, and lor sale by H. B. VIBBERT. choice wares & liquors— um galions of best quality French Brandy ; J or> gallons of Old Pavillion ; 80 gallons Sazaiac Brandy; 10 Casks Common do; 50 boxes wines assorted; 10 barrels fine Old Rectifi ed Whiskey ; 00 gallons Jamaca Rum ; 00 gallons Holland Gin. Also, a great variety of fine liquors and cordials for sale by july 26-ly J. TARRY, & Co mayor s office. THE PRICE of Flour being $5 50, a bar rel, Bakers will give .'(5ounces ol bread for ten cents, the ensuing week. J. R. DUFROCQ, Mayor. Sept. 11, 1852, y. j. j. bürk T T ÎVÏ ÇTP) ç^a rri svi COURT HOUSE, OVER SHERIFF'S OFFICE, ju ne 29, lt. Baton Rouge, La. James Madison Elam, James Essex Elam. J. M. & J. E. ELAM Attorney* and Counsellors at Law. Baton Rouge, La. March 27th, y. "j. W. SE YMÖUR. ATTORFEY AT LAW. Office on Laurel Street, Next door to George M. Hen.man. mayll y. BATON ROUGE LA. t. G. DAVIDSON, k. f. mc1iatton DAVIDSON & McIIATTON. ^ttorncn j at £aui. OFFICE ON LAUREL STS. BATON ROUGE. Apr. 30th ly. JOHN G. LUDLOW ,M. O. G .H .MANN. Drs. LUDLOW & MANN. Surgeon ani> Xtlcchanical Dentists Baton Rcuge La. Q^Gratuitous Services to the jioor every afternoon from 2 to 5 P. M. May 1 m. JOSHUA BEAL. General Produce dealer &c, House on Church, between Third and Lafayette Streets. OEOKfiE A. PIKE. george p. brian'!. GEORGE A. PIKE & Co., (Ocncrol Agents, BATON ROUGE, LA. We wil l attend promptly to the collection of ail claims entrusted to us. either against the State, or individuals residing in the par ishes of East, or West Baton Rouge. The libeial patronage we ha\e met with, as General Agents: has not only enabled us to increase our facilities for the transaction of business, but also to Greatly Reduce our former rates of Commission. Our charges for collecting clr.ims against the State, will now be as follows : On .sums under S 100 2 per cent, do $100 and not over $250, 1 1-2 pr. ct. do $250 and not over $500. 3-1 per ct. do $500 and not over $1000 1-2 per ct. do $1000 do. do. $1500, 1-4 do. do $1500 do. do $5000, 1-8 do. Rates of Exchange on New Orleans On sums from $10, to £250. 1-2 pr. ct. do. do. do. $250, to $1500, 1-1 do. do. do. do. $1500, to $5000, 1-S do. ryy Information given Gratis. Address letters post paid, to Gi:oKr;i: A. Pike &co. may by. General An vils, charles simon. josei'ii simon. C. SIMON & BRO. 118 Old Levee, New Orleans, La. WE have constantly on hand a very large and superior stock of the most fash iouable Clothing, to which we invite the attention of dealers and others. Gentlemen visiting the city, can at a short notice have clothing made to order, in a superior man nei and warranted to fit. Our prices aie as low as the lowest, and we offer greater inducements to the trade generally, than any other house in the city. |july lS-y. \ VERY LARGE and choice assortment of Glassware, Queens ware and Euith • nware of new patterns, together with 2"/00 •jallons stoneware at ten cents per gallon for sale by J. PARU Y (i Co. ETR. STEVENS, BIOS, & CO. 21 Common Street. New Orleans, HAVE the most extensive and variei stock of Stationery in the city. Let ter and Cap pajier of every brendand qual ly ; printing materials. itc. Ail of which are sold on the most reasonable teims Copying Ink, DOZ ARNOLD'S line Copying Ink, Just received and for sale by J. C. LANOUE. Post Office may! I 6m. (g) C lONFECTIONARIES—A large and varied assortment by J. PARRY & Co. J PARRY & Co.. have just received a • fresh stock of Almonds, and Reasons, Butter, and Cheese, Pickles, aud Preserves. Call for superior articles at july 26 y J l'ARKY U Cc E. McKITRICK. Architect & Builder. Is now prepared to take all contracts in his line of business, and will execute with neatness and despatch. N. B. All kinds of Job Work attended to. Plans and specifications given gratis when required. Shop on Main St., between Florida and Convention Streets. Grey's Ointment. RECOMMANDF .D as an excellent ap plication to -L old f ores," cuts, brasies and sprains. For .sale by au- S-y H. T. WADDILL. New Arri -frala. C) fX. Poxes Star Candles ; 25 Boxes Soap ; 10 Boxes S Lump Tobacco; 10 bar rels Prime Sugar. JOSHUA BEAL. aug 21- y Opposite Harney House. Eillinjs' Astringent. NOW thought to be the best remedy of fered to tue public as a remedy for diseases ol the bowels, in all recent cases, a cur«* is "warranted " For sale by aug I S-y. II. T. W adtjii.l. Thompsonian Medicines. 1 /COMPOSITION. Lobelia, No. 6, Bay vy Berry, Boneset, nerve powder. For sale by II. T. Wabdill. WIIF.EL AND DIRT ÎÏAk 'UVS. A full supply on hand and for sait. " mayll y. W. F. TUNNAh.. New Wheat. rUST received, a small lot of extra Paint Louis Flour, ground of r*>w wheat. JOSHUA BEAL. aug 21-y Opposite Harney House. 80,000 F by J. PARRY dc Co. Shoe a.^d BLACKING BRUSHES— doz. Best Shoe Crushes and 6 gross ol the Best Blacking for tale by JOHN C. L a NOUE. Harney House Row Hay ! Hay 11 B«'es Timtohy Hay. For sale bv JOSHUA BEAL. PERFUMERY — All thé célébrât«! French, English anil German brands of Cologne at J. PARRY &Co. REAMS Letter Paper, assorted, for sale by J. C. LaNOUE, Harney House Row. A DOZEN Preston anil Merills celebrated "X 1 Yeast Powders. J. PARRY i; CO. 400 200 Dr. Jaync's Patent Mcdicines. ALL OF DR. J \YNE'S Patent Medi cines may be found at Geo. M. Her oman's, corner of Main and Laurel streets. SHOE BLACKING & BRUSHES—20 dozen shoe blacking: 4 dozen shoe bushes. j. PARRY $ CO. j Mineral Water. FROM St. Catherine's salt wells in Ca nada, one tea-spoonful in a glass to common water, makes a drink, in all res pects equal to "blue lick water." For sale by H. T. WADDILL. For Sale. A FINE Turning Lathe, with all the aparatus necessary. Apply at the Comet Office. C1 RA VA TS —A line assoitment of Black > and.colored silk cravats, for sale at cost by J. C. LaNOUE. Sundries. Opt BARRELS choice sugar; 15 bags Rio Coffee; 50 kegs cut nails; 10 boxes Ingraham Tobacco; 1 cask bacon shoulders. Just received and for sale by JOSHUA BEAL, sept 4-y. opposite Harney House. This day received—a large stock assoited Wines and Liquors at N. O. prices. j. parry $ co. Hofflands German Bitters. THOUGHT to be the best Tonic in use a most excellent remidy for Liver Complaints. For sale by aug 18-y. H. T. Waddill. O Smith's Tonic. NE of the most effectual remidies known for the cure of chills and fevers. For sale by H. T. Waddill. Samson Snake Root. A FEW pound of Samson Snake Root, the best native remedy for dispepsia known. For sale by H. T. Waddtll. 500 Leeches ! Leeches ! ! BEST LEECHES. .For sale by H. T. Waddill. FOR SALE—A United States Land War rant for 160 acres, that can be located anywiieie in the United States. Enquire at the Comet office. june 4.tf. M*AC & MAC TOBACCO—10 boxe just received „...1 for Mile low, by une 16 y JOSHUA BEAL. This day from Oinotanati. 11 Grosse Mason & Dixon's No. 1 mus 1 tard ; 3 grosse ground blk. pepper ; 4 do. ground spice ; 2 do. Sinamon ; 1 do. Cloves. AH of which is fresh. aug 18-y. J. Parry & Co. Hadways Ready Relief. THE great "Pain Killer," said to cure all Pains, known to man, (except that from the inconvenience of an 'empty purse.' For sale by H. T. Waddill. Lacrue's Tooth Wash. Prepared expressly for soar, or bleeding gums. Scurvy. &c. For sale by h. t. Waddill. STAGG, Shay, and Duffield Hams at re tail or by tierce, by JOSAUA BEAL /"CHLORIDE of Lime, and various other " > disinfectents, for sale by H. B. VIBBERT. TOWNSEND'S, Sands', and Bulls' Sarsa parilla, warranted genuine, and for sale by H. B. VIBBERT. WHITE KID GLOVES— 0 dozen of Superior whitejûd^loves for sale by LaNOUE. Just Received from St. Louis. LBS. Bacon, Sides and Should aug 18-y ers. For sale by J. Pakiiy & Co. Jayne's Family Medicines. PILLS, Expectorant, Alterative, Balsam and Vermifuge. For sale by aug 18-y. H. T. Waddill. Ort A O LBS. Sugar Cured Hams. A Fresh article at twelve and a half cents per $ound. J. P arey & Co. KNICKERBOCKER MAGAZINE FOR 1852 LEWIS GAYLORD CLAKK EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR. The KNICKERBOCKER is now in its thirty ninth volume. The price of sub scription has been reduced from five to three dollars a year, to clubs of ten $2 50 each. The publisher has miudi pleasure in informing the pnblic that the " Sequel to 8t. Lcger," and ''Meister Karl's Sketch Book," will be continued regularly during the present year. In additipn to these and a host of highly esteemed contributors, Ike Marvel the popular author of the " Reve ries of a Bachelor," will contribute a new and original work, which will be given in every number of the Knickerbocker for 1852.^ It will be entitled the " Fudge Pa pers"—being the Observations at Home and Abroad of divers members of the Fudge Family, rendered into writing by Tony Fudge. The contributors depart ment will be more interesting than ever. Booksellers and Post-masters are requested to act as agents, and pill be allowed a libe ral discount. Specimen numbers sent grat is, on application post paid. AUapiittan cesand communications on business, should be addressed post paid, to SAMUEL HUES TON. Publisher, 129 Nassau street New York. ap28th 6m. I.O. O. F. DE OTO LODGE N o . 7, over H. T. Waddill's Drug Store, Church street. Meets every Thursday night at 7 o'clock. Magnolia Encampment No. 4, meets 2d and fourth Saturdays in each month, in Odd Fellow's Hall. MASONIC. ST. JAMES LODGE No. 47— corner of Levee and Church streets. Stated meet ings, first Saturday night in every month. Washington Royal Arch hapter No. 5, first Monday night in every month. ORDER OF THE LONE STA» PUTNAM DIVISION No. 8.—Regular meetings of this division wil be held every Monday-Evening at half past seven o'clock, over H. B. Vibberts drug store. L. W. CADY, R. S. SONS OF TEMPERANCE, CAPITOL DIVISION No. 20, at the Odd Fellow's Hal every Monday night. YEAST POWDERS. THESE Powders, intended as a substitute for yeast, to making all kinds of butter cakes, posesses several advantages over that article. The butter with which they are mixed is instantly rendered light and ready for baking ; thereby enabling house keepers to furnish cakes in any season at the shor test no-tve. The cakes made with these powdeis are ie.-s likely to disagree with the stomach than those made in the usual way For sale by H. B. VIBF.RT. BKERS and others supplied at reasona ble prices with Carb. Ammonia, sup Carb. Soda, and Oils for flavoring, Spices &c, by H. B. VIBBERT. 500 Bushels Oats. For Sale by JOSHUA BEAL. TINWARE, Willoware, Brooms, Willow waggons. Cradles, and Willow-chairs Sugar boxes T< a carters. Coffee canisters be , by 1 PARRY U Cc.