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JWESTY.PUWT AHX1TAL NATE UENT OF CRESCENT MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY. For Ik* Year Ending April 30, 1810. Gro* Premiums for the Veer...............$591,899 62 Assets of Company, April 30, 1869.......... 990,627 62 The Board of Trustees resolved to pay into rest at Six per cent in cash on all outstanding Osrtifl cat es Of Scrip, and also to pay in cash the issue of 1859 to the legal holders Thereof on and after the second Monday in June next. They have also declared a Scrip Dividend of Eighty Par Cent on the earned premiums entitled to participate for the year ending April 30, 1870, for which certificates will be issued on and after the first Monday in August next, free of government tax. THOMAS A. ADAMS, President, C. T. BUDDEOKE, Vice-President. HEKEX V. Ogdin, Secretary. TRUSTEES: Tnomas A. Adams, Samuel H. Kennedy, O. T, Buddecke, P. H. Foley, A. O. Ober, P. Simms, A. Kimer Bader, Samuel B. Newman, J. J. Gatrard, A. Thompson, - John Phelps, E. H, Summers. my27 ly QTAROIAI MUTUAL LIFE IN SURANCE COMPANY, OF NEW YORK. Established In 115$, ALL POLICIES NON FORFEITABLE. CASH OR THIRD LOAN PREMIUMS NO NOTES REQUIRED. lush Dividend fifty Cash assets over................... Policies in force................... Annual income..................... Losses paid since 1859............. Per Cen .....$2,OOO.OC ..... 25,000,00 ..... 1 , 000,00 ..... 600,000 OFFICERS: W. H. PEOKHAM, President. W. T. HOOKER, Vice President. L. Mc'ADAM, Secretary and Actuary. G. A. F3EDRIKAR, Superintendent of Agenci* DIRECTORS: Hon. John A. Dix, New York. John J. Crane, President Bank of Republio. Wilbam M. Varmilye, Banker, Wall street, (Ver miiye A Co.) Charles G. Rockwood, Cashier Newark Banking Company. Hon. George Opdyke, ex-Mayorof New York Minot C. Morgan, Banker. Thomas Rigney, firm Thomas Rigney A Co. Benjamin B. Sherman, Treasurer New York Steam Sugar Refining Company. Aaron Arnold, firm Arnold, Constable A Co. iebard H. Browne, of Wet more A Browne, lawyers F v. Haugbwont, firm U. V. Haughwont A Co. William Wilkens, firm 'N. Wilksas A Co. Julios H. Pratt, Merchant. William W. Wright, Merchant. Charles J. Starr, Merchant William Allen, Merchant. George W. Ouyler, Banker, Palmyra, New York. George T. Hope. President Continental Fire In surance Company. Jobs U. Sherwood, Park Place. Walton H. Peckham, corner Fifth avenue and Twenty-third street; New York. William T. Hooker, YYall street Edward H. Wright, Newark, New Jersey. George W. Farlee. Lawyer. W. L. Cogswell, Merchant. At JOSEPH MAGNER, aciger for Louisiana and Texas, No. 158 Com* street. New Orleans fe!3 2y M EBCUAkf*' MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY NEW ORLEANS, 104..............carnal Street..............104 SIXTEENTH ANNUAL STATEMENT. In conformity with the requireraencs of their Charter, the Company publish the following state ment: Premiums received during the year ending May 31. 1870, including unearned Premiums oi the pre vious year— On Fire risks............................. $778,279 60 On Marine risks.......................... 121,634 33 On R:ver risks........................... 272,043 62 Total Premiums........................ $1,175,007 65 Leas unearned Premiums............. 232,565 00 Let earned Premiums,31st May, 1870.. $942,452 56 On?hv risks".................$295,899 78 On Marine risks................ 34,540 69 On River risks................. 91,099 86 $421,540 31 Taxes......................... 47,963 89 Reinsurances and return Premiums...............:.. 34,914 39 Deduct interest, penses........... $504,423 53 . 33,966 10- 470,457 49 $125,060 93 - 132,9411 DO 37,456 00 629.555 85 67,404 49 44,417 69,929 25 1,500 DO 7,860 25 19.800 00 2.3G0 60 3,700 00 The Company have the following assets: leal Estate.................. . ............. lity Bond*................................. lank and Railroad Stocks................ lotes secured by mortgage................ ietes secured by pledge.................. tills Receivable........ — •—,........... 'remiums in course of collection........ tats Bonds................................ crips of other Companies............... tockof Vaiette Dry Dock Company.... tock of Levee Steam Cotton Press...... itock of Marine Dry Dock and Shipyard Company............................... took of Louisiana Equitable Life In surance Company.............. lortgage Bonds Grand Lodge of Lou isiana ............................ : ...... lortgage Bonds Turners' Association... lorgage Bonds Odd Fellows' Hal!...... lortgage Bonds Ice Manufacturing Co. ndgment on Mortgage Notes............ lash on ban A............................. Total assets....................... $1,555,154 54 Less— , Jcclaimed Interest and In terest payable July next pn ail outstanding Bcrips of tne Company...............$103,cSO 53 ssue? of Scrips for the years 1861 and 1862, payable in__ July......................... 204,555 00 Jnearned Premiums on the thirty-first May, 1870..... ■ 2s2,5a5 CO ^ ^ ^ The above statement is a just, true and correct transenot from the books of tne Company. Uauscr.pt iromui PaUL kOURCHV, President. G. W. NOTT, Secretar . State or Louisiana, Parish of Orleans, City of New Orleans. Sworn to and subscribed before me the third day Of June, 1870. g MAGSi! _ R Notary Public. At a meeting of the Board of Directors held pn the third day of June, 1870, it was resolved todecaroa fieri p Dividend of (50) fifty per cent on the net earntd participating premiums for the yoar ending thirty-first May. 1870, for which certificates will bo Issued on and after the first day of August next. Also, to pay on and after the second MONDAY in July next, the whole issues of bcrips for the .years Jg6l »nd 1862, and six per cent interest on all out standing Scrip of the Company. Directors: P. Fourchy, P. Maspero, D. McCoard, M. Pgig, L. F. Generes, P. 8. Wiltz, H. Z. Keif. Joseph Hoy, D. A. Chaffraix. Charles Lahtte, J. J. Fernandez. ie5tf r AFAYETT* FIRE INSURANCE COMFAAI Sf , rner St. Andrew and Magazine Street* trance on St. Andrew street. Fourth District, Up Stairs. RES AGAINST LOSS OK DAMAGE BY FIRE AT CURRENT RATES. "......KASPAR AUOH .....JOHN HENDERSON .........LOUIS MATHIS .........JOHN PUROFLl DIRECTORS: William H. Foster, John B. Cotton, John Henderson, Christian Melile. Louis Faessel, James Hagan, John Puroell, Dr. Henry F. Wad*, John H. Gerding, Alfred Shaw, Kuptf Auch, Jr.* lent................. 'resident........... try................. tor................. BOARD OF tr Auch, ;L Keller, , Kummel, n. Harris, Ooffe, jLHabn, li Ck.Pflster, INSUBAMOE. gUM MUTUAL INSURANCE . COMPANY OF NEW ORLEANS. Office No. 61 Camp street. Fire, Marine and River Insurance, NEW ORLEANS, January 19, 1870. F0UBTEENTH ANNUAL STATEMENT. et earned premiums for 1669..............$292,934 47 Losses, taxes, general ex penses, discount on pre miums, reinsurances, in terest on scrips, profit and loss..........................$232,484 84 Less discount and interest account..................... 62 569 59- 179,915 25 Net profit.. .............$113,019 22 The Company have the following assets, ESTI MATED AT THE LOWEST MARKET CASH VALUES, viz: Consolidated railroad and city bonds. State bonds, bonds of the Grand Lodge of Louisiana, Odd Fellows' Hall Association, New Orleans Tur ners' Association.......................$380,068 00 Bank and Gas stocks....................... 162,799 00 Loans on pledges............................ 115,663 45 Loans on mortgages......................... 73,750 00 Bills receivable............................. 7,614 20 8crip of ether insurance companies........ 6,697 37 Uncarrsnt funds........................... 1,638 10 State and city coupons not collected....... 6,156 00 Premiums in course of collection........... 24.D0CI CO Cash en hand................................ 94,438 34 Total.....................................$874,825 26 The above statement is I just, true and correct transcript from the boons of the Company. THOMAS SLOO. President. Thomas Andebson, Secretary. State of Louisiana, ) Parish of Orleans, City of New Orleans. S Sworn to and subscribed before me. this nine teenth day of January, 1670. A. SHELLEY, Second Justrice of the Peace, parish of Orleans. The Board of Directors have resolved to pay SIX PER CENT interest on the outstanding certificates of profits; also, THIRTY-THREE AND A THIRD PER GENT on the balance of the scrips of the year 1858, on and after the second Monday of F'ebrnary, 1870; and they have further declared a dividend of EIGHTY PER CENT on the net earned outstand ing premiums for the year ending December 31, 1869, for which certificates will be issued on and after the twenty first day of March next. THOMAS SLOO, President. JOHN G. GAINES, Vice President. Thomas Andemon, Secretary. BIBECTOBS FOB THE TEAS 1870: John G. Gaines. B. Biscoe, I. N. Marks, Charles Macready, Richard Flower, Julius Weis, my26 td31 E. J. bart. Henry Kenshaw, Hugh Wiison. W. K. Seymour, Richard 8. Venables, Thomas Sloo. J^OUMIAMA STATE MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY. Of NEW OBULANB. omen Corner Carondelet and Common ltr**l RISKS TAKEN AT THE LOWFS TARIFF RATES. E. OANUOI1EAU, President, A, BALDWIN, Vice President. L. W. BAQUIE. Secretary. K. F. Mioton, O. Bercier, Charles J. Leeds, D. Bouligny, E. H. Harris, J. Lapene, L. H. Gardner, Thomas Blois, B. Had;, J. A. Bonnafon, O. Hopkins, A. C Pierpont, A. Baldwin, A. Palacio, WilHam Heyl, Alexander Marks. Trustees ■ W. B. Conger, A. K;mer iisder. A. D. Crieff, p\ Laborde, S. Hermann, E. Eordeioiise D. P- Logaa, J. Zoelly, Samuel Locke, A. Tertrou, I. Dugas, G. P. Blanchard, Joseph Simon, K. Ganncheau, O. H. Mouton, J. M. Wagner. ocBly H. BidwelL H OFF INSURANCE COMPANY —OF— NEW ORLEANS. OFFICE....... .......NO. SI CAMP STREET INCORPORATED IN 1857, Cash Capita! paid in........... Available Assets.............. Reserve Fnnd.................. ........$250,000 0 ........ 355,338 00 ........ 65,330 00 Cash dividend of TWENTY PER CENT declared May 5,1869, and paid May 10,1869, $50,060. DIRECTORS: John I. Adams, J.O. Denis, Henry Tste, Wm. Alex. Gordon, F. A. Ducros, T. A. Blake, Aug. Oouturie, P. Malochee, H. Peyehaud. This Company insures against FIRE, MARINE and RIVER RISKS at the lowest rates of premium, and returns FIFTEEN PER CENT to parties in suring. H. PEYOHAUD, President P. MALOCHEE, Vioe President LOUIS Babnett, Secretary. Johnson A Denis, Attorneys. jyl ly Office No. 21 Camp street EDUCATIONAL. |JOL.ilEAR COMMERCIAL. COLLEGE, Corner Camp and Common Streets. New Orleans. The oldest and most efficient and successful Com mercial College in the United Statee. There is a full faculty. Citizens and strangers who wish a business education for themselves or sons, are in vited to call. Students can enter in any or all ths departments of the College and at any time. N. B. Not ONE of all the numerous GRADUATES of this College, fo- the past thibty-seven tears, ts now out of profitable employment so far as known. A word to the wise is sufficient. For catalogues, etc., address de? ly KUFU8 DOLBEAR. President JEFFERSON ACADEMY, No. 123 Conti street, between Dauphine and Bur gundy streets. CONDUCTED BY G. J. LORD. This establishment, long known to the public as one of the leading institutions of the South, is again open and ready to receive students, either as day scholars or boarders. ap!9 2m BUSINESS CARDS. QEOROE ALGBA, PREMIUM CIGAR MANUFACTORY. 185............Rampart ttrtsl............181 BELOW OA.NAL. Address Look Box 249. Fosteffice._ 1*34 ton. II- w .JLSON, WHOLESALE LIQUOR DEALER —AND— GE ERAL COMMISSION MEP.OHAST, 109 and IlO HAgasins Street, del ly New Orleans. JOHN M. COONEY, (Late Minute Clerk, Fourth District Corn!. ATTORNEY AT LAW. NOTARY PUBLIC AND COMMISSIONER OF DEEDS FOR ALL THE STATES. Particular attention paid to the execution of com missions to take depositions. Office, SI Camp Street, jel2 ty New Orleans gKHBY C. de H. M. lllbBLE, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, SS Natchez Street (Morgan'* Building), NEW ORLEANS. t T FRED. DIRCHMKIER. ° * WASHINGTON MARBLE WORKS. No. ISO Washington Street, Between Prytania and Coliseum, opposite the gate 0 Lajfayette Oemetery. No. 1. Ocnftontiy on hand, or made to order to nit pur• chasers, TOMBS of Marble or Bnok, Monument*, Work don* In any Oaaatary Md in tiu ws ifiUlf* BUSINESS CARDS, JJR. H. F. WADE, Office and Residence Corner of Magazine and Jackson Street*. Offiice Hears from twelve to two P. M., and from seven to eight P.M. je!8 eed3m JJOCTGR REDDEN, HOMEOPATHIC PHYSICIAN, Has removed his residence to $he corner of Race and Magazine streets. His office remains at No. 46 Casio street. , . „ ,, . . Office hours from 9 to 10 A. M.. and from 1 to 4 P. M. From 5 P M. to 9 A. M. be can be consulted at his house, except when engaged in visiting pa tients. my281y •yy a. bu.1t abchitbct and civil engineer, Ne. 1SS Carendelet Street, NEW ORLEANS tail Louisiana. JJOCTOtt OKU HUE KXLLO60. UNITED STATES PENSION SURGEON, Has removed his office to— No. SIS St. Charles Street, jel y Near St. Joseph Strse | ANSEN 'S OYSTER SALOON —And— RESTAURANT, No. 16 Royal street, oois ly New Orleans. JOHNSON de SHIELDS. UNDERTAKER'S, Nos. 205 and SOT Magazine Stre $ ap5 6m _ ji P. ETH CLL, MERCHANDISE, FLOUR AND PROVISIO BROKER, No, 105 Poydraa Street, W. J. TAYLOR, JOHN M. BURKE, ja27 ly Salesmen. J. A. DE MART. DENTIST. ...........Danphlne Street.............11 I ly Fear Doors from Canal M aury a co., GALLIER COURT, NEW ORLEANS, Ship Agents, Passenger Agenls for Hambnry direct Southern line of steamers, and GENERAL EMIGRATION AGENTS, are now completing their arrangements for supply iag Foreign Labor, so much required throughout the South, and invite interviews and correspondent with planters and land owners. ss3 ly ^ RN O L P WERER. MERCHANT TAILOR, IAS.............Orawler street....... oc9 ly NEW ORLEANS. T WILLIAM DAYIS, REAL ESTATE BROKER, Sfi.............St. Charles Street.............I Masonic Hall, New Orleans. Prompt attention given to buying, selling and leasing of plantations and other real estate, paying of taxes, collecting rente, etc. se'28 ly JOHN fi. FLEMING— ? GAS FITTER —AND— DEALER IN GAS FIXTURES, 144............Poyriros Street............It* Noar St Charles Street NSW ORLEANS. , Will attend punctually and faithfully to all order> entrusted to him. Orders left in Box No. 15, Mechanics and Dealers Exchange, will meet with prompt attention. my2i ly B USSEY A CO, BUESRY A CO., St. Louis, Missouri. Jones. McDowell A Co., Little Rock, Arkansas. COTTON FACTORS AND GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS. AS.............Carondelet Street............. AS Refers to Canal Bank, Bank of New Orleans. New Orleans, Louisiana: State Savings' Association Bariholow. Lewis A Co.. St. Lonis, Missouri. ortfl w* KiiUSEU PORTRAIT PAINTER, No. 1IC Carondelet Street, NEW ORLEANS. my 3 1 ly* Louisiana. JOHN KHKINTHAL, CARRIAGE MAKER, 1TO Glrod Street. (Near St. Charles street.) ap23 ly New Orleans. JOSEPH S. FAG AID, NO. 53 GRAVIER STREET. Agent, and solicits orders for English and other manufactured goods, viz: The Seacombe Forge, Rivet and Bolt Compamy, all kinds of Galvanized Iron, Railway Spikes etc. Patent Enameled Iron Tablets. Tinned and Galvanized Hollow ware. Fire Brick, Paving Tile, Roofing Felt, Paints, «to., ap5 QHAKIA* PUTTUOFF, SUCCESSOR TO POTTHOFF & KNIGHT, •A.................Camp street.................* Wholesale and Retai Dealers in PAINTS, GLASS, OILS, VARNISHES, ARTISTS' MATERIALS, ETC., Of every kind and variety. Our Stock, for size, quality and variety, is col equaled by any in the city. no2 Cm J^LABBIAS de DOCXTIB. (N. A LLAMBIAS—GEORGE DOCKTER.) COMMISSION MERCHANT! And Dealers in WESTERN AND NORTHERN PRODUCE No. 115 Old Levee Street, New Orleans. Agents for S. P. Soule's Celebrated City BEER. fel2 ly _ pAUL OUAKZIN. PRACTICAL WATCHMAKER, 11$...........Carondelet Street...........1X3 • (Davidson Row). STEEL SPECTACLFS eold from twenty-five cents upward. Good Shell F.YE GLASSES from $1 50 upward. Keeps on hand a large assortment of Spectacles and Eye Glasses. Particular atten tion paid to Watch and Jewelry repairs. apl2 ly JJANIEL CUMMING3 A (Established 1830), CO. an! WHOLESALE DEALERS —IN— Wooden Ware, Boston, Massachusetts. TAOVEB STAMPING COMPANY, 1 BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, Manufacturers and Wholesale Dealers in every deecriptiou of Stamped Tiu Goods, Tinner's HarJ ware, French Tinned Iron Wares, Japanned anO Enameled Wares, Ice Cream Freezers, Stove Shovels. Waiters, F'eundry Supplies. Tinner's Tools and Ms chines, Coal Hods, Stove Polish, Black Lead, Riv ota. Ears, etc. _ t* jy W. SHARPE de CO., (OP THE LATE FIRM OP JOY, COE A OO.) GENERAL ADVERTISING AGENTS Tribune Buildings, oc21 NEW YORK. g MEAT H D SALES IS UPHOLSTERER'* MATERIAL*, WALL PAPER AND CURTAIN GOOD? No. M Camp *tre*t. Window Shades, Oernices, Fringe*, Gimp*, Cords Tassels, Damasks, Broeatslles, Terrifa, Plashes WjjimiU- Enamelled and Hair Cloth. Piotuw, Picture Frame*. Mouldings, Mirror Plata* *2 FraffiM. UMU4 U C. McCAN, IRON AND BRASS FOUNDER. Fulton, New Levee, Notre Dame and Julia atreete, Office. No. 135 Fulton Street. Manufacturer of Vertical and Horizontal Steam Engines, Boilers, Sugar Mills, Vacuum Pans, Sugar Kettles, Clarifiers. Filters, Steam and Horse Power Draining Machines, -Saw Mills, Gin Gearing, Fur nace Months, Grate Bars, etc. Second band Ma chinery and Boilers always for sale. Steamship and Steamboat Repairs promptly at tended to. *P30 ly JOHN ARMSTRONG'S FOUNDRY AND BOILER MANUFACTORY, Corner of Erato and New Levee Streets. NEW ORLEANS. LOUISIANA. Manufacturer of Verticil and Horizontal Steam Fngmes, Sugar Mills, Draining Machines. Saw Mills. Cotton screws and Gearing, Iron Columns and Fronts of Buildings, Furnace Months, Gra'e Bars, Bone Black, Keviviliers, Gas Retorts. Rail road F'rogs. etc.: Low Pressure, Locomotive Fine and Cylinder Boilers of all kinds; Filters, Juice Boxes and Clarifiers, etc. _ ap!5 6m eod MACHINERY. JANIEL de JAMES D. EDWARD* Nos. *1, S3, *5 and »8 Delta Street, —AND— Not. a*. *4. H and ST Front Street, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, Manufacturers of Improved STEAM TRAINS FOR MAKING SUGAR, And of every description of COPPER. BRASS, IRON and SHEET IRON WORK, BRASS COCKS, VALVES, STEAM WHISTLES, etc.. COPPER STILLS AND WORMS, For Grain and other Distilling. —Dealers in— IRON PIPES and FITTINGS of a!! sizes, STEAM and HAND PUMPS, STEAM and WATER GAUGES made and re paired. BRASS F OUNDING, FINISHING and PATTERN MAKING. Repairing of all kinds done at short notice. se291y rpHOS. R. RODLEY de CO., —DEALE ES IN— Machinery, Agricultural Implements, AND t EKT1L1ZER3, No. * Perdido Street, New Orleans. Guliett Steel Brush Cotton Gins, Gallett Hand Cotton Presses, Newell Screws, Stafford Cultivators, Sattley's Gang Plows, Coleman'. Corn and Wheat Mills, Straub Corn and Wheat Mii!s, Stationary and Portable Steam Engines and Boilers, Ciroular Saw Mills, Bail Ohio Mowers, Ball's Ohio Combined Mower, and Reapers, with Dropper Attachment, for bar vesting rice Grain Drills, Horae Powers, Rice and Wheat Threshers, Book-Bindere' Machinery, Paper Cut ►era. Presses, etc. Hydraulic Iron Cutters, Crawford's Garden Oul tivatora, F'eed Cutters, Corn Shellers, Wheelbar rows, Plows, Sweeps, Scrapers, Southern Corn Planters, Cotton Planters, Victor Cane Mills, Cook' Evaporators. acell fill ARLES E. WYNNE de FARR, DEALEES IN AND MANUFACTURERS AGENTS —FOB— Machinery and Agricultural Implement*! Ill Gbavieb SiiiEET, New O bi . k ass. On hand at ail tim»9 a complote stock of ETKAM ENGINES, both stationary end portable, BAM MILLS, COTTON GINS and CONDENSERS, RIIJK MACHINERY, SUGAR 54ILLS and EVAPORATORS, DIAMOND GRIST MILLS and AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS of every d* scription, which we are offering at manufacturer, prices, and respectfully solicit an examination of before purchasing elsewhere. m 1 ATTORNEYS AT LAW. ^ W. ROBERTS, ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR AT LAW, No. 28 Commercial Place, New Orleans, Louisiana. Will practicein all the Courts of the par-rhes of Orleans and Joffi-rsoc, and the Supreme Court at New Orleans, and will give particular attention to the Collection of Claims. ds7 ly JOHN B. HOWARD. LAW OFFICE S3.......... St. Chorles Street. ..........*8 Prompt attention given to civi 1 business in the several courts of the State fe22 ly n D. ULOOSMAN, Jr-, ATTORNEY AT LAW, 1«...... le8 ly ..St. P«t*r Street.. ijl A RARTLETTE, attorney and counsellor at law No. 143 Gravlar »tr*e», (Up Stain), 19 ly NEW ORLEANSS. J. HA WHINS- ISAIAH XHABP, JJAWKINS 4 THABP, ATTOKNEY3 AND COUNSELORS AT LAW IV Commercial Place, NEW ORLEANS. Prompt attention given to a'J business in th* State and United Stales Courts. ja!3 JJOUATIO KING, AITUBSII, ■*510 H STREET. WASHINGTON, D. O. Agent for Patents, Pensions. Bounties, and all other Claims against ths Govemmsnt PATENTS—Domestic and Foreign, obtained at usual rates; Ke-issuea prepared: Patent Law Busi ness, Interferences, etc., attended to. PENSIONS—Instructions furnished, and claims promptly prosecuted ou receipt of application and proof. Pension Arrears, payable in this city, duly collected. Bounty Land, Indian Depredation, Soldiers Bounty and Arrears, and Internal Revenne Claims faithfullyDrosecnted. OFFICERS ACCOUNTS speedily adjusted, an Arrears secured. ______ OUARTEKM ASTER AND COMMISSARY CLAIM z—and all other claims, whether against the War, Navy, Treasury, Postoffice, or Interior Depart ment, or to be presented to Congress, or before th* Court of Claims, caiefully attended to. MAIL CONTRACTORS AND POSTMASTERS will find it for their interest to secure his services. In this connection he may be excused for remark ing that he held the office oi F'irst Assistant Post master General for several years, retiring as Post master General, March, 1861—since which he has been constantly engaged in the practice of hs present business, and consequently is fami-iar with the mode of proceedings in ail the Departments o the Government. , . . BUSINESS ARRANGEMENTS—entered into with Attorneys for Claims or Patents throughout the country on mutually satisfactory term s. my27 jyALTER U. ARMSTRONG. ATTORNEY AT LAW, Ho, 31 Muguzln* Street, Hew Orleans. oc216m _ BAKERS, ___ pilllMllM BAKERY, O. M. REDON, PROPRIETOR, 131 Kouaaeuu Street. Fourth District. This long established Bakery continues to vindi cate its right, to the name. The F IRST PREMIUM FOR WHITE BREAD was swarded to Mr. Redon at the Fair of 1870, being the third mark of distinc tion of this kind received by him in four years. iiis superior Steamboat Bread is famous wherever it has been csed. Especial attention given to malms Cakes, f les. Crackers, etc., and furnishing orders on short notice. ap29 6m B FAX.S de MILLER HAVING SECURED the services of the celebrated English Biscuit Baker, Mr. Jehn Weetrup, late of the " London Biscuit Bakery," are prepared to furnish, in addi tion to their large and varied assortment of BREAD and CRACKERS, the following kinds of English BISCUIT, fresh made and not tainted with a sea voyage., i^h ARRO -WROOT BISCUIT. English WINE BISCUIT. English BUTTER BISCUIT. English LEMON BISCUIT. English GRAHAM BISCUIT. English SPICE NUTS. English WATER WAFERS. Isle of Wight CRACKNELS Put up in one-pound papers and three ponnd tin ca^.paikedforriiipment^deair.d^^^ Louisiana Bakery, Nos. 5,6 and 7 Triangle Buildings. Depot: No. 32 Cenal street,corner of Eulton, aU7 SoAThlm SHERIFFS SALE?,__ Emanuel Bleaaey v*. A. C. Wilbur. S EVENTH DISTRICT COURT FOR THE PAR ish of Orleans. No. 3084.—By virtue of a writ of seizure and sale to me directed by the Honorable the Seventh District Court for the parish of Orleans, in the above entitled cause, 1 will proceed to sell at pub lie auction, at the Merchants and Auctioneers Ex change, Royal street,' between Canal and Custom house streets, in tne Second District of this city, on MONDAY. June 27, 1870. at twelve o'clock M., the following described property to-wit— SIX CERTAIN LOTS OF GROUND, with the improvements thereon, rights, privileges and appur tenances i hereunto belonging or in any wise apper taining, situate in the faubourg Avart, Sixth Dis trict of this city (late C>ty of Jefferson), in the square bounded by Magazine. Camp. Robert and Upper Line streets, designated as tots numbers nineteen to twenty-four, inclusively, of square num ber thirty, on a p'an drawn by William Forshey, sur veyor, ana deposited as plan number nine, in the office of C. C. Ladreyere, late a notary in this city. Lots numbers nineteen to twenty-three, inclusively, measure, each, thirty feet front on Camp street, by ope hundred and five feet in depth, and lot number twenty-four measures thirty feet and nine inches front on Robert street, by one hundred and fifty feet in depth. Being the same property acquired by A. O. Wilbur by purchase from Benjamin J. West, on the thirteenth day of May, 1862, as per act passed before Thomas I. Beck, then a notary public m this city. Seized in the above suit. Terms—Cash on the spot. THOMAS L. MAXWELL. my25je!0 26 Sheriff of the Parish of Orleans. S. N. Joyce vs. Kearny, BloltACo., et ol. F ifth district court, for the par lsti of Orleans, ho. 1605.—By virtue of a writ of fieri fsoiaa, to me directed by the Honorab e the F'ifth District Court, for the puieh of Orleans, in the above entitled cause, I will proceed to sell at publ c auction, on tbe premises hereinafter desig nated, on .MONDAY, June 27, 1870, at five o'clock P. M — THE CONTENTS OF WAREHOUSE No. 161 Magazine street. F irst District of this citv, consist ing of Cement, Giass, White Lead, Varnish, Rosin, Pitch, etc., as per inventory which may be seen in my office. Seized in the above suit. Terms—Cash on tbe spot THOMAS L. MAXWELL. je'>5 20 28 Sheriff of the Parish of Orleans. Appleton. Noyes At Co.,v». Isaac Hocka day. F ourth district court for the paf isb of Orleans. No. 24,119.—By virtue of and in obedience to an order ot - ale. rendered June 23. 1879, to me directed by the Honorable the Fourth D..-trict Court for the parish of Orleans, in the above entitled cause, I will proceed to sell at pub. iic auction, on >he premises hereinafter designated, on WEDNESDAY, July 6. 1870, at half past ten o'clock A. 51.— . . One hundred and sixty-four (1G4) kitts HACK. E Tbiuy (30. half barrels MACKEREL. And four (4) boxes OODFISH. Now at the Star Warehousa. Commerce street, corner of Notre Dame, First District of this city. Attached in the above suit. Terms—Cash on the spot. THOMAS L. MAXWELL, je25 jyl 3 Sheriff of the parish of Orleans. U. Huntell vs J. A. Plchert et al. t (J. A. Pickert A William H. Hanney.) S ECOND JUDC1AL DISTRICT COURT PAR. isn ol Jefferson, No. 3374.—By virtne of a writ of fieri facias to me directed by the Hon. the Second Judicial District Court, parish of Jefferson, in the above entitled cause, I will proceed to sell ot public auction on the premises hereinafter designated, on FRIDAY", July 8,1670 at eleven o'clock A M — ALL THh HOUbKHOLD FURNITURE AND mova'le property of every description, contained in the house occupied by de'endant, William H. Flan nev, on St. Charles avenue, near Volmont street. Sixth District of this city, as per inventory which may be seen in my office. Seized in the above suit as belonging to defend ant, nan< ey. Termt—Cash on tbe spot. _ THOMAB L. MAXWELL, je25 jyl S Sheriff of the Parish of Orleans. Francois Llmoigy va George Malcolm and Robert Malcolm. S even th district court for the par isa of Orleans. No. 3141.—By virtue of a writ of seizure and sale, to me directed by the Honorahle the seventh District Court for the parish of Or leans, in the above entitled cause, 1 will proceed to sell at public auction, at the Merchants and Auctioneers' Exchange, Royal street, between Canal and Customhouse streets, in the Second Dis trict of thi3 city, on WEDNESDAY', July27, 1870, at twelve o'clock M, the (slowing descrioed proper CERTAIN LOT OF GROUND, with all the buildings and improvements thereon, situated in the First District ot this city, in suburb Lacourse, composed of two lots, designated by the numbers tcree and four, on a particular plan made by A. D Hemecourt, snrv-yor, on the second November, 1-56. deposited in the office ot A FI Bitnvenu. noia. ry public, int his chy. at plan No. 22. Lot So. four measuring six een feet two inches and four lines front on Apollo Btreet, by sixty-three feet eleven inches and three lines in depth, which lot is at a distance of sixty-four feet of the corner of Erato street: and lot No. three, measuring fifteen leet eleven inches front on Apollo street, by sixty-three feet eleven inches and three lines in depth, which lots are a pari of a lot ground in square number eighty-three, of said suburb Lacourse, bounded by Apollo, Naycdes, Erato and Clio streets, designated by t he number six, on a plan of B. Lafon, late sur veyor, dated fifteenth May, 1307—being the same property acquired by the defendant by inheritance from their deceased mother, Jane McCall, widow of George Wood, as will appear by reference to the proceedings in the r ecoud District Court of New Orleans. No. 9t26, of the dueket of said court. Seized in the above suit Terms—Cash on tbe spot. ........ . THOMAS L MAXWELL, je25 jy!0 27 Sheriff of the Parish of Orleans Mr*. Amanda Reynold* y*. Martin Carey Mrs. Johanna lluyden, wife of Edward Hay den, duly authorized and assisted, vs. the same. S EVENTH DISTRICT COURT FORTHEFAR ish of Orleans, Nus. 1592 and 1503.—By virtue of two writs of fieri facias to mo directed by the Hon orable the Seventh District Court for the parish of Orleans, in the the above entitled causes, I will proceed to sell at public auction, at the Merchants an i Auctioneers' F.xcbange, Royal street, betweon Canal and Customhouse 'streets, in the Second Dis trict of this city, on WEDNESDAY, July 20, 1870, at twelve o'clock M., the following described prop er i" y 'A° CERTAIN LOT OF GROUND, together with all the buildings and improvements thereon, and appurtenances thereto belonging, situate in the First District of this city, in the square bounded by Thal/a, Melpomene, Liberty and Benton streets, t'esignated as lot number thirteen, on a plan drawn by C. A. Hedin, arcnitect, dated March 20, 1853, and deposited in the office of T. J. Beck, late a notary public in this city, and measures thirty one feet three and one-half inches front on Thalia street, by a depth of ninety-six feet, being a portion of the same property which was acquired by derendant Martin C'arev, by purchase irem Asa Payton, by act passed before William Shannon, notary public in this city, on the eighth of August, 1859. 2 A CkAtaIN PORTION uf' GROUND, to gether with all the buildings and improvements thereon and appurtenances thereto belonging, situate in the First District of this city, in the square bounded by Thalia, Melpomene, Liberty and Benton streets, commencing at a distance of sixty tour feet from tbe corner of Thalia street, and measures tmrty-two feet front on Liberty street, by a depth of sixty two feet seven inches, anti is com posed of tho rear portion of the lots numbers eleven and twelve, on the plan hereinabove referred to. being a portion of tae same property which was acquired by said defendant, Martin Carey, by pur chase from Asa Payson, by act passed before Yvil liarn Shannon, notary public in this city, on tbe ei f t i 0 OER g 'I'AIN 59 pORTION OF GROUND together with the improvements thereon and ap purtenances thereunto appertaining, situated in the same. District and square, composed the whole of the lot designated by the number six on a plan drawn by A. Englebart. dated the sixth of April, 1849, and deposited in the office of W. Christy, then a notary public in this city, as plan number fifty s.x of Book oi Plane No. 2, and the rear portion of a half lot of ground designsted by the number six on a p'an drawn by Goorgo T. Dunbar, then Surveyor of the Second Municipality, deposited in the office of A. Mazureau, a notary public iD this city. Said portion of ground measures about i.fcirty-one feet seven inches front on Thalia street; aoout thirty two feet two inches in width in the rear, by about ore hundred and fifteen feet in depth. 1 he lot designated by the number six, on the plan in the office of W. Christy, late a notary as afore said, was acquired by tbe said defendant Martin Carey, by purchase from Carl Kobn, by an act passed before W. L. Poole, a notary public in this city, on the tenth of April 1832, and the lot desig nated as the cumber "six," ofi rhe plan in tbe office ot a. Mazureau, a notary public in this city, a? aforesaid, was acquired by tbe said defendant Alar t.n Carey, by purcuase from Henry Cassidy, by nn act passed before said W L Poole, notary public in this city, on the twenty-third November, 1850, al'of said property being community properly, and be longing to said defendant Carsy, and his deceased wi'e, Bridget Cals, the whole being liable for the judgment herein rendered. Seized in tne above suits. T. -ms—Cash on the spot. TH-.MAS L. MAXWELL. jelSjyS 20 Sheriff of tne Parian of Orleans. Mrs, A. M. Jenalngi, Executrix, vi. John Ridge and Thomas Farrell. F OURTH DISTRIUT COURT FOR THE PAR i?b of Orleans, No. 23,994.—By virtne of a writ of fieri faiias to me directed by the Honorable the F ourth District Court for the parish ot Orleans, in the above entitled cause, I will proceed to sell at public auction, at the Merchants and Auctioneers' Exchange, Royal street, between Oanai and Custom house streets, in tbe Second District of this city, on MONDAY', July 25, 1879, at twelve o'clock M., the follow ing described property, to wit— ONE EOF OF GROUND in the F'irst D'strict ef thiB city, in a triangular portion of ground bounded by Derbigay, Jo»ephine and Melpomene streets, designate! a3 lot number two. which measures twenty s'x feet eight inches front on Derbigny street, by one hundred feet in depth, between par allel lines. . .... . P.eiog t! e same property purchased by defendant (Tbomai Farreii) from the Carrollton Railroad Company, et al., by act before Selim Manner, notary public, inthiscity, on the seventh ol March, 1868. Also, ONE UNDIVIDED HALF OF TWO I.OTS, on hatlure of Faubourg Liv&udais, Fourth District of this city, in square bounded by Second, Third, L«vee siroeis and Public Landing, designated by numbers one and two, on a plan by II. Muihausen. late archi tect, on the twenty-sixth of February, 1846, and de posited in the records of G. K. Stringer, late a nota ry public in this city. Lot number one forms the corner of Levee and Second streets, measurmg twenty-Sve feet seveD inches and six lines fronton Levee street., by a depth and front on Second street of seventy-five feet, and on line of lot number two of seventy six feet one inch *nd three lines, and twenty five feet five inches and three lines in width in the rear. Lot numbertwo measures twenty-five feet seven inches and six lines front on Levee street, by a width in tbe rear of twenty five feet five inches and three lines, and a depth on ths line of lot number one of seventy-six feet one inch and three lines, and on the other side ol seventy seven feet two inches and six lines; acquired by Thomas Ferrell from R. Poebelu, January 3, 1869. Together with the build ings and improvements on said lots of ground. Seized in the above guit. Terms Cash on L MAXWELL. j*22 jylOM Sheriff ol tho Pariah ot Orlaana. B. Dodson v*. J. R. Walkar. DARIHH COURT. PARISH OF JEFFKH son. No. 128 —By virtne of a writ of fieri facias to me directed by the Honorable the Parish Court, parish of Jefferson, in the above en titled cause, I will proceed to sell at publio auc tion, on the premises hereinafter designated, on THURSDAY, July 7, 1870, at eleven o'clock A. M. THE HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE and movable effects of defendant contained in the bouse occu pied by him, and situate at the corner of Coliseum street and Napoleon avenue, in the Sixth District of this city, as per inventory, which may be seen in my office. - Seized in the above suit. Term*—Cash on the spot. THOMAS L. MAXWELL. je24 jyl 7 Sheriff of the Parish of Orleans. SHERIFFS SALES. John Thnraer va. Ledwlg Wsimuth and Joseph Wasmuth S EVENTH DISTRICT COURT FOR THE parish of Orleans, No. 2626 — By virtue of a writ of fieri facias, against Joseph Wasmuth, to me di rected by the Honorable tbe Seventh District Court for the Parish of Orleans, in the above entitled cause, I will proceed to sell at public auction, at the Merchants and Auctioneers' Exchange, Roy al street, between Canal and Customhouse street*, in the Second District of this city, on MONDAY, June 27. 1870. at twelve o'clock M., the following ^^Cb.KT^l^LO^OF^ROUND, with the build ings and improvements thereon, rights, ways, priv ileges and appurtenances therjunto belonging, or in any wise appertaining, situate in the faubourg Livandais, in the Fourth District of this city, in the square number six, en the original plan of said fan bourg, said square being bounded by Sixth, Sev enth, Levee and Fulton (now 8t. Thomas/ streets. Said lot measures twenty-fonr feet front on Levee street, by a depth of seventy-five feet, four inches and one line, on the side toward Sixth street, and by a depth of seventy feet, one inch and four lines, on tiie opposite side lins, between parallel lines, baid lot is part of the lot number fourteen, on the original plan of said square and is designated by letter A, on plan of B. Bu/sson, surveyor, of date January 16,1850, deposited in the office of T. Guyol, otary public, in this city. Being tbe same property acquired by defendant by purchase from Ludwig Wasmuih, as per act of sale passed before Joseph Cohn, notary Dublic. in this city, on the twenty-seventh of November. 1868. Seized in the above suit. Terms—Cash on tbe spot. THOMAS L. MAXWELL. my25 jelU 27 Sheriff of the Parish of Orleans. Henry C. Dibble v*. Charles Cray. FOURTH DISTRICT COURT FOR THE PAR ' ish of Orleans, No. 24,124.—By virtne of * writ of seizure and sale to me directed by the Honor able the Fourth District Uourt for tbe parish ot Or leans, in the above entitled cause, I will proceed to sell at public auction at tbe Merchants and Auc tioneers' Exchange, Royal street, between Canal and Customhouse streets, in tbe Second Distriut of this city, on TUESDAY, July 26. 1870, at twelve o'clock M., tbe following described property, t0 A'CERTAIN LOT OF GROUND, with all the buildings and improvements thereon, and all tbe rights, ways, privileges and servitudes.thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining thereto, situ ated in the F'irst District of this city, and designated as lot number eleven, in sqnare twenty-five, bounded by Perdido, Gravier. Johnson and Galvez streets, as per plan drawn by L. Bringier, late Surveyor Gen eral, dated ihe twentieth of April, 1839, and depos ited in tbe office of David L. MoUay, late a notary public in this city, for reference. Said lot (routs on Galvez street, and measures, American measure, twenty-nine feet eleven inches and seven lines front, by a depth of one hnedred and thirty-two feet three inches and five lines, between parallel lines. Said lot of ground was acquired by purchase from John Nelan, as per act passed before Philip Pren dergrast, late a notary public in this city, on the twenty-fourth day of May, 1853. ALSO, A CERTAIN LOT OF GROUND, to gether with all the improvements thereon, rights, privileges, customs, servitudes, ways and appurte nances thereunto belonging, or in any wise apper taining, situated in the First District of this city, in the square bounded by Perdido, Gravier, Jobn sod and Galvez streets, and designated as lot num ber twelve, in square number twenty-five, on a plan drawn by Louis Bringier. late Surveyor General, dated twentieth April, 1839, and deposited in the office of David L. McCay, late » notary puolic in this city Said lot measures twenty-nine feet eleven inches and seven linos front on Galvez street, by one bun deed ana twenty-two feet three inches and five .ines in depth, between parallel lines, English measure. Being * portion of the property acquired by pur chase from Francis Acton Viculing by an act massed before George Rareshide, notary public in ihis city, on tbe twenty-eeventh day of July, 1857. Seized in the above suit. Terms—Cash on the spot. ___ THOMAS L. MAXWELL. jc24 jylO 26 Sheriff of the Parish of Orleans. John C, I*iift* va John C. Bareli!. F ifth distriut court for the parish of Orleans, No. 1639.—By virtue of a writ of seizure and sale to me directed by the Honorable tne Fifth District Court for the parish of Orleans, in the above entitled causa, I will proceed to reil at public auction, at the Merchants and Auctioneers Exchange, Royal strebi, between Canal and Cus tomhouse streets, in the S-cond District of this city, on MONDAY, Ju'y 11. 1870, at twelve o'clock M . »ne following di'eribed properly.!to wit—__ THE ONE UHpiVIDKD HALF INTEREST, ownership, claim and demand of, in and to a cer tain lot of ground, situated in the suburb Treme, Second Distriut of this city, on St. Ann street, be tween Marais and Villere streets, measuring (F'rench tneaaure) thirty feet front on St Ann street, by sixty-six ieet in depth, bounded on one side by property formerly owtted by Armand, and on the other side by portion of lot number three of square fifty seven, as per plan deposited in the office of Felix de Armas, late a notary public in this city, on the sixteenth November, 1822. Together with the buildiDgs and improvements thereon. Being the same property acquired by the defendant and his sister, Mrs. do la Torre, by inheritance from their late father, J. A. Barelli, deceased, of whom th-y were the sole heirs, and by the said deceased by purchase from A M. Barelli, as per act passed be fore D I. Ricardo, late a notary public in this city, on tbe first of June, 1657. Seized in the above suit. ... Terms—This being tbe second ana last anction, the t aid property will be definitely adjudicated to the highest and last bidder, for whatever it will bring, at twelve months'credit, the purchaser fur nishing bond, with good and solvent security, bear ing (6-) eigh t per cent interest per annum from date, and special mortgage on the property sold until final payment. , , Said purchaser will have to deduct and pay in cash Yhe printing, sheriff and clerk's fees, etc., which amount to about four hundred and five dol lars (S4C5), and, furthermore, the State, parish and municipal taxes, the amount of which is not yet ascertained. THOMAS L. MAXWELL, je23 jy311 Bheriff of the Parish of Orleans. William B. Colt v*. Myra Clark Baines. CEVENTH DISTRIOT COURT FOR THE PAR O ish of Orleans. No. 2779.—By virtue of a writ of firie facias to me directed by tbe Honorable the Seventh District Court for the Parish of Orleans in the above entitled cause, 1 will proceed to sell at. public auction, at tbe Merchants and Auctioneers' eixenange, Royal street, between Canal and Cas tom house streets, in the Second District of th is hi ty, on YVEDNESDAY, July 13, 1870, at twelve o'clock M., tbe following described property to wit— All the right, title and interest of the defendant, Mrs. Myra Clatk Gaines, in and to a certain suit, en titled Myra Clark Gaines vs. F'. A. Brown and other., instituted in the United States Circuit Court, Sixth Circuit, Eastern District of Louisiana, now pending in the United States Circuit Court, for the Fifth Circuit, District of Louisiana. 8aid suit being brought by said Myra Clark Gaines against Florence A. Brown, in her own right and as administratrix of the estate of John M. Brown, deceased, and as tutrix ot James M. Brown and John M. Brown, minor children of said John M. Brown, deceased, and against Mrs. Myra F' Minor, Mrs. Lucy Minor, tutrix of the minor children of John S. Minor, William Elmore, tutor of hismmor children, Adolphe Segnr, tutor of his minor cnildren, Philip S. Minor, Harry Minor, William 11. Minor and Francis E. Minor. And as plaintiff in said suit (Mrs. Myra Clark Gaines) alleges therein that she is the testamentary and legal heir of Daniel Clark, and, as such, Claims ownership of the following tract of land: A TKAO F OF' LAND, with all tte improvements thereon, situated in the parish of Ascension, State of Louisiana, on the left bank of the Mississippi, eighteen and one-half arpents front on the Missis sippi, and extending back forty arpents purchased by Daniel Clark aforesaid of William Sirap.-on on the fifrh day of Jane, 1812. by aef before P. rodotclanx, lata a notary pub ic in this city, and bounded in 18.6 by lanes of Beverly Chew and Richard Beit on the lower side, and on the uoper side by lands of Stephen Henderson and G. W Destrecnan, now claimed by defendants in said suit. 'The said de fendants, about the year 1819, after the death of Daniel Clark, took possession of said property and have the same now in their possession. And as Mrs. Myra Clar* Gaines further claims the rents, revenue and profits of said property tor the time she has been deprived of said property, and also her right, title and interost in and to said claims. Seized in the above suit. Terms—Cash on the spot. THOMAS L. MAXWELL, jell 21 jyl3 Sheriff of the Parish of Orleans. Mrs. HI. I,. Al monaster. Wife (Separated from bed and board) of Joseph Xavier Delfan, Baron de Pontalba, vs. George Leovy. F ourth district court for the pak ish ot Orleans, No. 23,990 —By virtue of a writ of seizure and sale to me directed by the Honorable the Fourth District Court for the parish of Orleans, in the above entitled cause, I will proceed to sell at pub lie auction, at the Merchants and Auctioneers Ex change, Royal street, between Canal and Custom house streeis, in tbe Second District of this city, on TUESDAY', July 5, 1870, at tweive o'clock M„ the following described property, to-wit— FOURTEEN LOTS OF GROUND, together with all the rightB,advantages and (privileges therennto belonging or in any wise appertaining, situate, lying and being in tbe First District ot this city, in the square number seventy-four, bounded by Cor fez. Banks, St. John and Baudin streets, and num bered from twelve to twenty-five, inclusivo, accord ing to a plan drawn by Olivier .and Martin, Survey ors, dated ninth March, 1867, and deposited in the office of A. Ducaiel, notary publio in this city, as p an number twenty two of ihe book of plans num ber seven. The said tots of ground adjoining to each other and measuring town.: Lots numbers twelve and thirteen, each thirty four feet six inches and six lines front on St. John street, by a depth of one hundred aDd fifty-nine feot ten inches and one line, between parallel lines. Lots hambers fourteen, fifteen and sixteen, each thir' y two feet fronton Bunks street, by a depth of of one hundred and eight feet between parallel liDes. Lot number fourteen forming the corner of St. John and Banks streots. Lots numbers seven teen to twenty, inclusive, each thirty-one leet eleven inches and one line front on Banks street, by one hundred and eight feet in depth between parallel lines. Lots numbers twenty-one to twenty-three, inclusive, each thirty-two feet front on Banks street, by one hundred ■ and eight feet in depth between parallel lines, lot number twenty-throe forming the corner of Banks and Oortez streets; and lots number twentv-four and twenty-five, each, thirty four feet six inches and six line9 front on Cortez street,by ene hundred and hfty-nine test ten inches and one line in depth, between equal and parallel Being the same property acquired by the de fendant herein from toe plaintiff herein, by pur chase, as per act pasted before said notary Duoatel, on tha first day of August, 1867. Seized in tbe above salt. Terms—Cash on tbe spot. THOMAS L. MAXWELL. < je3 16 jit Sheriff of the FnrUh of OriMna. SHERIFFS SALES. Merehaata' Bank of Hew Orleaa* vs. Frederick Stamp. IN I FT H DISTRICT COURT FOR THE PARISH H Of Orleans, No. 1657.—By virtne of * writ of seia nre and sal. to me directed by the Honorable tha Fifth District Court for the parish of Orleans, in the above entitled cause, I will proceed to sell at pnblic auction, at the Mercnants and Auctioneer* * Exchange, Royal street, bei ween Canal and Custom house streets, m the Second District of this city, on MONDAY, July 11. 1870, at twelve o'clock M.. the following described property, to wit— ONE LUT OF GROUND, forming the cornero f Laurel and Octavia streets, situate in what waa lately "Rickeiville,'' parish of Jefferson, but now within the city of New Orleans, parish of Orleans, in this htate, in square B, bounded by Live Oak. Laurel and Octavia streets and Peters avenue, designated by the number one on a plan drawn by Pilie A Depomlly, architects, dated i the ninth ot April, F8£6, and deposited in the office of W H. Pa ters, late a notary public in this city, as plan num ber fifty-two, which said plan has been approved by H. C. Brown, late Surveyor of the late city of JeffvrsoD. Said lot measures thirty feet nine inches and four lines front on Laurel street, by a depth and front on Octavia street of one hundred and sixty-seven feet four inches and two lines, and one hundred and sixty feet eleven inches and seven lines on the aids of lot number two. , Said lot forms part of a square ot ground which was acquired by pla-ntiffs by parcha-e from John Wood, per act passed before said lats notary, Pa ters, on the sixth day of April, 1866, which said square of ground is designated by the number fourteen in the title of the said John Wood. Being the same property acquired by the defend ant bv purchase from plaintiff, as per aot passed be fore G. Le Gardeur, Jr., notary publio in this city, on the twentieth July, 1868. Seized in the above suit. Terms—1. In cash to a sufficient amount to pay plaintiff's claim, say tbe sum of one hundred and forty-six dollars sixty-six and two-tbirds cents, with the interest thereon, at eight per cent per annum, from April 25,1868, until the day of sale, six dol lars and fifteen cents ($6 15), costs of protests; tuner dollars (53), costs of copy of act, five per cent ot attorneys fees on the amount sued (ot, and costa of suit. 2. Tbe purchaser to assume (to the extent of the amount of his bid) the payment of a promissory note, secured by mortgage on said property, for the sum of seventy, hrea dollars and thirty three and one-third centsh maturing on the twenty-eighth of April, 1871, and bearing interest at eight per oent per annum from April 25, 1868, until paid. 3. Ana the balance of tbe price of adjudicatiow (if any) cash on the spot. , THOMAS L. MAXWELL, e 9 27 jylO Sheriff of the Parish of Orieaaa. Hlcolaa Corn!be wa. John Adam Maarer. S IXTH DISTRICT COURT FOR THE PAR ish of Orleans, No. 1311—By virtue of a writ of seizure and sale to me directed by the Honorable the Sixth District Court for the parish af Orleans, in the above entitled cause, I will proceed to sell a* public auction, at the Merchants aad Auctioneer** Exchange, Royal street, between Canal and Cnatom honse streets, in the Second Distriot of this city, on TUESDAY'. June 28,1870, at twelve o'clock M„ tha following described property, to wit— THREE CERTAIN LOTS OF GROUND, situ ated in the Third Distriot of this city, designated by the cumbers one, two and three, in tbe vquera bounded by Goodchildren, Morales, Olonet and Louisa streets, on the plan of Lonis H. Pilie, lata City Surveyor, dated the thirty-first Maroh, 1858. and deposited in the office of E. Bonny, notary pub lic in this city, for reference; which lot* aro con tinuous, and measure, American measure, each thirty.one feet eigfit inches and six lines front oa Morales street, by a depth of one hundred and eighteen feet six inches and tix lines, between par allel lines—lot enmoer one forming the corner of Clouet and Morales streets. Together with the buildings thereon, and all ap purtenances thereunto belonging. Which lota were pnrehased by defendant from tha city of New Orleans, per act passed before said notary, Boucy, dated the ninth May, 18581 Seized in tbe above suit. Terms—Oash on the spot. __ _____ _ THOMAS L. MAXWELL. my28 je!5 23 Sheriff ef the Parish of Orleans. D. B. Mocarty va. Francis Mooney. ■CIOURTH DISTRIOT COURT FOR THE PAR T ish of Orleans. No. 24.054.—By virtue of e writ of seizure and sale to me directed by the Honorabia the Fourth District Court for the parish s! Orleana. in the above entitled cause, 1 will proceed to sell ai public auction, at theMerchanta and Auctioneers* Exchange, Royal street, between Canal and Cus tomhouse streets, in tbe fiecond District of this city, on MONDAY, June 27, 1870, at twelve o'clock M., the following described propertv. ta wit— 1. TWO CERTAIN LOTS OF GROUND situated in the Second District of this city, in the square number six, bounded by Dumaine, St. Philip. Kochebiave and Dorgenois streets, which lots ara contiguous and designated by the numbers one hun dred and four tl94) and one hundred and five (105) on a plan of C. A. de Arinas, surveyor, dated seven teenth of April, 1852, and deposited in the office of Joseph Cnvillier, notary public in this oity, and measure each, English measure, thirty feet (rant on Dorgeoiis street, by a depth of one hundred and forty nine feet one inch and four lines; together with the buildings and iumrovements thereon, and ail tbe rights, ways, privileges and advantages there unto belonging. Said lots were acquired by the defendant by pur chase from Henry Michel per act passed before Jo seph Cuvillier, notary pnblic in this city, on tha twenty-seventh of February, 1865. 2. TWO CERTAIN LOTS OF GROUND, situ ate in the same Distriot and square, and designated on tbe above mentioned plan as being nnmbera Dinety-mne and one hundred. Said lota being con tiguous and measuring as follows: Lot number ninety-nine, twenty nine feet nina inches and seven lines front on St. Philip street, one hundred and one feet five inches and six lines in depth on the liue dividing it from lot number ninety -eighr, and one hundred and one feet six inches and five lines in depth on the line dividing it from lot number OQe hundred. Andiot number one hundred measures twenty nine feet ten inches rront on St. Philip street, one hundred and one feet eight inches in denth and front on Dorgenois street SDd one hundred and one feet aix inches and five lines in depth on the line dividing it from lot num ber ninety-nine. Together with ail the buildings and improve ments thereon, and all the rights, privileges and advantages therennto belonging. Being tbe same property acquired by tbe defend ant by purchase from Albin Sonlie, per act under pr vate signature, executed on the sixth of May, 1863, and duly recorded in tbe Conveyance office of this city in book number eighty-five, folio live nan died and forty nine. Seized in tbe above suit, , Terms—Cash on the spot. THOMAS L. MAXWELL, my23 jelO 27 Sheriff of the Parish of Orleans. Mrs. M. L. Almonaster, Wife. Separated from bed and board of Jo.eph Xavier Delfan, Baron de Pontalba vs. Richard Pindell. F IURTH DISTRIOT COURT FOR THE PAR ish of Orleans, No. 23,991 —By virtne of a writ ot seizure end sale to me directed by the Honorable tbe F'onrth District Court for tbe parish of Orleans, in the above entitled cause. I will proceed to sell at pnblic auction, at the Merchants and Auctioneers* Exchange. Royal street, between Canal and Cus tomhouse streets, in the Second District of this city, on TUESDAY, July 5,1870, at twelve o'clock M.. tha following described property, to wit: SEVENTEEN LOTS OF GEOUND, together with all the rights, advantages and privileges tbero unto belonging, or in any wise appertaining, situ ated, lying and being in tbe First District of this city.in the square fifty-three bounded b» Carrolltoa avenue. Banks, Baudin and St. James streets, numbered from one to sixteen, inclusive, and thirty six. according to apian drawn by Oliver A Martin, surveyors, dated ninth March, 1867, and deposited in the office of Amides Ducatel, notary pub ic, in thia city, as number twenty-two of the book of plana number seven. Tbe said lots of ground adjoin each other ana measuring to wit: Lots numbers one to twelve, in clusive. each thirty feet four inches front on Baudin street, by one hundred and eight feet in depth be tweon equal ami parallel lines. Lots numbers thir teen, fourteen and fifteen, each thirty-six feet ona inch and six lines front on Carrollton avenue, by a depth of one hundred and twenty-five feet five inches and fire lines on Baudin street; for lot num ber thirteen of one hundred and twenty-two feet two inchee on the division line of lots thirteen and fourteen; one hundred and nineteen feet and two lines on the division line of lots fourteen and fif teen, and of one hundred and fifteen feet tnroa inefios and one line on the diviston fine of lota fif teen and sixteen. Lot number sixteen thirty-four feet eight inches and four lines front on Carrollton avenue, by a depth of two hundred and forty-sevan feet five inches and one line on the left, and two hnrdred and forty-fonr feet four incbei ana seven lines on the right in depth. And lot number thirty-six thirty-four feet six inches and six tinea front on St. James street, by a depth of two hun dred and thirty-one feet, between parallel line*. Being the same property acquired by the defend ant by purchase from plaintiff per act passed bef ora said notary, Ducatel, on tne eighteenth day of Jane, 1867. Beized in the above suit. Terms—Cash on the spot. THOM AH L. MAXWELL. je316jy5 Sheriff of the Parish of Orleana. Kate Dlatel, Widow In Community off Cenrge Wesch, natural tutrix, and John Blank vs. F rederick Hies. F ifth district coukt for the parish of Orleans, No. 1462— By virtne ot a writ of s«izure and sale to me directed bv the Honor able the Filth District Court for the Parish of Orleans, in the above entitled cause, I will pro ceed to se;l at public auction, at the Merchants and Auctioneers' Exchange, Royal street, between Cana! and Customhouse street-", in tbe fiecomt District of this city, on SATURDAY, July 2, 1870, at twelve o'clock M.. the following de scribed property, to wit— TWO CERTAIN LOTS OF GROUND, with all the buildings thereon and appurtenance* belonging, situate in tbe First District of this city, in tha square comprised within Naiades, now St. Charles. Apollo, now OarondeleL Erato and Thalia street*, designated by the numbers seventeen and eighteen on the plan number twenty-one of book of plans in the office of G R. Stringer, late a notary pnbdc in this city; which said lots of gronnd measure each, American measure, twei.ty-eight feet fronton said Apollo, now Carondelet street, by one hundred and twenty feet in depth, betweon pat a Jel line*. Which said property was acquired by the defend ant by pureba-e, as per ace passed before Joseph Cobn, notary pnblic in this city, from Daniel F'airex. on the twenty-seventh day of May, 1867. Seized in the above suit. Terms—The purchaser to assnme the payment of a prom-saory note, sejn'ei) by mortgage on said property, for the sum of three thousand dollars. ($3000 .due on the twenty seventh May, 1870, with in terest thereon at tne rate of eight per cent per an num from the twenty-seventh day of May. 1867, until paid, and the balance of the price of adjndioatioa cash on the spot. THOMAS L. MAXWELL. my31 je!5jy2 Sheriff of the Parish of Orleans. John Morris wa. John Strung*an S IXTH DISTRIOT COURT FOR THE PAR ish of Orleans, No. 1369 — B.v virtne of a writ of fieri facias to me directed by tha Honorablo t he Sixth District Court for tan parish of Orleans, in the sber* entitled cause, I will proceed to sell at public auction, on tbe premises hereinafter desig nated, on SATURDAY, July 2. !87t', and "acceding days till sold, at half-past four o'clock P. M — THE CONTENTS, GAS FIXTURES, AND movable property of • Boarding-House, No 116 Camp street, known as the "Ouachita House," as per inventory which ma> b* aeon in my office. Seized in the above suit. Terms—Cash on tha spot. THOMAS L. M VXWELL, jeliagjya Bhwiff of th* Par^h of Ortaua*.