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VOL. 5. OPELOUSAS, PARISH OF ST. LANDRY, (Louisiana,) APRIL 18th., 1857. NO. 20.
. .. . . m am p p p p g g g g g g a g a gg g g g g MAM I Hg gg aga g g g g g 1 I gg ag Igg H M M I MI M 11 1 g g gg g M i H ii MMii 1 b M M M PUslIseND ON SATURDAYT T JOIL H. 1ANDOZ & ANDREW IUTHII. CONDITIONb. Subscription. for one year, payable ia sivance three dollars; if paid at the end of the year, for del lars. No subscription will be received for aperiod less than one year. A subscriber wishing to dis coutinue, must give a written aire to that ehect, and settle up all arrearages. .ddertising:-For one square not execeeding the space of ten lines, one dollar for the Airt iasertion. and fifty cents for each subsequent insertion. Longer advertisements will be charged accordingly. All the advertisements will be inserted in french and english until ordered out. or until the editors shall judge it convenient to discontinue the publi cation. A liberal deduction made en advertisements in serted for long period. No advertisement or subsripion will be stopsd nstil all the arrearages ate padunless at the option of the publishers. No election tickets or other jobs printed without the money, or the person ordering them to be print ed is a responsible person. Ten dollars inadvanee will invariably be required or the announcement of candidates for oflice. DORSIN P. LAPLNUR, Public .fuctioneer, "n and for hie Parish of St. Landry. His otfice is at Chatagnier. St. .andry. N),Vember 1st, 1856.- 6m. Rogers & Thompson, PUBLIC AUCTIONEERS, I N and for the Parish of St. Landry. SOnce at Opelousas. GEO. N. ROGERS, A. J. THOMPSON. Dee. 27th, 1856t.-ly. Loaluis Coinon, Wlatch-.laker asrd Jeweler Respectfully informs the citizens of St. Laudy, that he hae just opened on Main street, next to J. Prdvot's store a watch-maker and jeweler shop. He will repair with eare and promptitude all work that will be entrusted to him. He guarantees all his works. Opelousas, Dec. 27th, 1856. TIJILOR. O FFERS his services to the citizens of O pelousas and vicinity. He has just opened a tailor shop on Main street, near Mr. J. Prevot's store, where he is ready to re eeive all orders concerning his profession. He thinks he is fully able to satisfy all those who will have confidence in him. Opelousae, Dec: 27th, 1856.-6m. H AVLN'i purchased a plantation in Belevue, ,erfectly convenient to re naive patients, will devote himself most ex elusively to the treatment of chronic diseases, cad his prices will be moderate, that is to say, one dollar per day for slaves which do not require the attendance of 8 nurse, and for those to whom a nurse is necessary, the price will be agreed upon with the owner.. Dr. Salles moreover offers his services to all those who way honor him with their con fidenee. B. J. 8ALLES, M. D. Believe., Nov., 29th, 1856. ANDRE MEYNIER, Justictee of the Peace, it punctually attend to all business entrusted to his care, as Justice of the Peace. is the First District of the Parits of St. Iandry. oie.-Court street, opposite the Coast -o e, sEtroare 3rti4cGurtt, N OTART FUBLIC APD AUCTION(EER htanad lU for the ra oSt. Landry, oershtis service e. aeck to his fienda and the public in general. us uc.e is at his residence, nea Grand Cdi u. 4&M orders left at the store of Yr. J. B. dFeip e, 1 ai~P)da CUtm, *will be P8o4pty a#ded puL SL Landry, Abpai &h.Ihd. B. L Garlati, Atteruey at Law, ~W·L ezavciaie his pretuuion in beati, Sertni Court. of the 15th Jin~isisI jistmt. iOois of is in opeiouaisa 1aI~vsarr Rd., 185$-I-v. TUOOi D CDACIIERZ, 2016 risk In&'i buc~· Inr~t tudfrdePv& a.LI3 -£ OmzuA.I., BaIkdrU~faa Pwsag .u p : 19rd~y aalSM . s,;;~r& WIrYq~5f ~e~s AirtiP~TuIiy SXeP i66r 3..r'~C~" ` Maim.... 'up k Si dtTBY# f ;-B C~ >ý ' Z Miercantile Cards, &c. THE undersigne. has the honor to inforp his friends and the public in general that he hasjastiseeived a large assortment of Sprirg and Summer Goods, such as :-Plain and Embroidered Swiss Muslins, Jaconste of all qualities, English and French Embroideries, Ginghams, Ladies Bonnets, Embroidered Veils of all kinds, also a large assortment of ready made clothings, Shoes, &a. A fine assortment of Family Groceries can always be found at his store. He alwa buys beef hides and sheep wool, payable or io goods. F. HALFF. Grand Cotean, April 19th, 1856. A LL those indebted to the under'igned individually, to the Estate of Onezime A. Bondreau, or to all other persons or es tates, for whom he is Agent or Attorney, are informed that Messrs. Valin & Godefrcy, are alone authorized to collect for lim, and that all aceounts or notes paid to oter colltors2 from this date, will be onider him, as of no value. T. 'S ROBIN. Opelousae, March 21st, 1857. AFTER the first of April next, r will tesume the preatice ot Law in partnership with Henry L. Garland. Our olee will be the ozue now occupied by Mr. King. LUCIUS 3. DUPRE. Opelousuas, March 7th, 1857. Iun ui I Jiifie SI oiILOURs. Director-A. DK ST. Cyc, D'.~a uus. Haney FazzaE , Pryesr g Of Englis Organization of the Institution from January let, 18567. DAILY DIVISION OF TH CLASS FROM 9 O'CLOCK A. M., TO 12 'CLOCK, M. Monday-English and French trmes tion. Tuesday-English and French Dic tion and the Mathematics Wednesday-Latin, ppais4, French History. Tkarsdq-L ti penish, Matherpatics. Friday--Repeti 'n of the general work of the week. Expae. ory Examination for the Se matr~xwmintioa. Reading. Clasufra2s 2 to P. M-An hour and a half for Inferior English Pupils. An hour and a half for Superior French Pupils. Class fro·s2t 5 P. M.-An hour and a half for Superior Enalish Pupils. A hour and a half for Inferior French Pupils. Voluntary Study fsom 7 to 8 o'clock P. M., with out any extra charge, except the light and fre. The scholastic year is of twelve months. Entire Religious and Political Tolerance. UPOWlatDROUFfe Instruction and Board per year, $140 00 day scholars, per year 40 00 (Questeas paid in ed+anee.J S ay scholars per month, 4 00 * Lath, (Extra), 200 - spanish, £ B 200b Drawig per year, 40 00 Music, 40 00 edstead, mattraa, pillow, per year, 4 00 Was) rg, S I per month.- Do'tors fees it the cost of . Peast. The !sr sad tuitonof Pupils of 16 years or up. wards to be settled by agreement.. Opelousas, December 27th, 18.54. Sale ot VYs4paC Sga.r Lalnds Situated in th Paiab ofSt. Landry, in T. 4 S., Range 6 E. to wit: S. E. quarter Sec. 31. Rico S r Ladsa S. W. quarter Sec. a32 .} a mining C. N. W. quarter Sec. 34. . wa E , 480.51 T. IS., R. 7'E. W. half See. _, High rich sugar All of Sec. 3. lands, avigable E. halfof E.half Se.4) Bayou, , 1117.78 e Rer. Tali Wsew, 1.5038 The fregi ugltCds will e ld one accommo dating terms. Apply to A. J. POWELL. Doaaidsonville, La. Sf Bsimumian ea diterent Land Oaces of the State,and alto atthe Depaitmment at Washington City, attended to with prom pta by SA. 5. POWELL. Bosaidao .wills. ar 1$tkhwil 18,5. PEWE~t~5 jmv'lw.ip 1ieeak cisirt Un. k der the Sr. `o 3. Bt. BLLOEJQ & ,OI4..t t dinhnd om the 8t6t of ugumst Iii, by liuiiatirn sad thE dmb o J. B. Bellooq. The eabecribswuilt ..utiu th. buidem of 4b. um -date- UIi ofJBEI J CQ, kO~LOM . GOBI.s to act jreaind Ne we8. e~' isd r! i & is Q~ of V dL b- oo si ~o*h. ;kr~'-O ' abefi - -,*N IMF I Miscellaneous. CONVENT AND ACADEMY OF THE IUllMCILTE CONCEPTION, Opelesase, Leiatsana. S HIS IInstitnton will be opened by the Ladies of a I the "Holy Crose" in the beginning of October, in the Town of Opelousas, for the education of the Soung Ladies of the Parish and of the neighboring • The location is most delightful, and offers an sthe esterior advantages which parents may desire or tbheir children. The system of education will em brace aS the branches taught in the best Institutions of Americaor Europe: Reading, Spelling, Grammar, Composition, Rhetoric, Elocution, applied to the Freneh and English languages, to both of which the tanea attention will be paid, and both of which the pupils will most carefully be trained to speak and write with correctness, elegance and fluency,-Writing, Geography, sacred and profane, ancient and modern History, Mythology, Arithmetic, Book-Keeping, the elements of Algebra and Geometry, Natural Philoso phy, Natural History, Lomestic Economy, Sewing, Embroidery, Artificial flowers, Drawing, Painting, Vocal and Instrumental Music.-This last branch will be taught by a distinguished Artist just arrived from New-Orleans. Nothing will be omitted to kindle in the pupils a vivid emulation for learning; the greatest attention will also be paid to develop their minds, form their hearts, and elevate their character. They will have nothing to fear from evil examples or evil associa tions, remaining at all times within the enclosure of the house, and under the eyes of kind teachers who will watch over their morals with maternal affection. They will receive no visits, except from their parents or relations, who will be admitted to see them in the parlor, on Thursdays after the morning classes and on Sundays after the high mass. The utmost attention will be paid to the health of the pupils, the diet will be wholesome and abund ant. the sick will be nursed with maternal vigilance and tenderness. Ret;ion is the ground work of education. The Inotitutiol is Catholic; however, young ladies who may belong to other denominations will be received, on the only condition of conforming to the public exercises of the house. To enable parea.ts to send their children at an earlier age to school,-a child may profit from the age of seven or eight, and evetn sooner,-to keep them lon ger, and send several of them at once, the most mod erate prices have been adopted:-For Board and. Tuition, $100 per scholastic year of ten months, pay able quarterly in advance; Day-schola. wiih noa .20, $30 or $40, for the scholastic year, according to their age and the classes they will attend. Music on the Piano or the Guitar will be charged $6 per month, $1 per month for the use of the Piano;-$3, per month for vocal music. Parents will have to supply their children with books and paper, and provide for the washing ot their clothes; expenses incurred in sickness will also be charged to them. Boarders will have to be supplied, at their en trance, with a musquito bar, a sufficient quantity of sheets, blankets. towels. and every day clothes; they must also bring the uniform, consisting for the whole year in a blue dress. with cape of the same color, trimmed with black velvet; two sun bonnets. I hlie, I of brown linen; two veils, 1 blue. 2 yds, 1 white 2 yds; a spoon, fork, tumbler and knife; also a small bucket, brushes, combs, a pitcher, bowl,.and looking-glass ;-these three last articles will be for sale in the house, to preserve uniformity in the dressing room. For further particulars apply to Sister MARY OF THE HOLY ANGELS. Superior. or to Rev. G. Rarnown, Rector of the Church of Opelousas. Opelousas, August 16th, 1856. ] HAVE the honor of informing the pub . lie, and parents in particular, that, from the IstofJuly next, my Institution wil be removed to the property of the late Mr..lacqtues Lastrapes : and.that. from that date, I shall be ready to receive the scholars, whom parents will confide to r"y care. That well-known position, at a short distance from Opeloumsasnd Washington, being unquest:onably situated in the most healthy part of the Parish. and not exposed to annual maladies, will assure to pa rents the health of their children, whose studies will never be interrupted. So far as regards instruction and education. I shall neglect nothing to merit a continuance of the kind patronage. with which I have been honored here. Bad weather, alone, will prevent the scholars being accompanied to Divine Service, every Sun ~(ranklin Institution. THEODORE VALADE, Principal. Doc'ro Honar, English Teader. Terms, payable Quarterly. Boaiders, for Scholastic year of ten months and a half, $130 00 Day schoars, for same period, 40 00 All Quarters commenced must be paid in full, and no aeductiona made for absence. except in case of sickness. . T. VALADE, Prixscpd and Proprietor. St. Landry, June 14th, 1856. DUCLOS & cO. Mo. 52 Bieniille Street, Corner of Ex eiange Alley, New-Orleans. AVE the honorto inform their friends and the public, that they have just at ther store as above, a DEPOT OF FUR of Every Destion, such as Bedsteads. Armoir, Centre-Tables aud others, Tete-d-Tote Chairs sd others, Soas, lmteeils, Moss, Hair and Spr.ag tae, Pea Bed. They undertake re pairing P knitre, make exchages and take it on . hey haps by car sdustry, to obtain lot uale at private sale. ?WWJr tomdersined offers for sale, at pri . l tvsatle and npo reasonable eondit tious, the following property, to-wit : ONE LOT OP GROU D, on Main street, in the town together with the "Buildings and consisting of a Dwelling ea... 8Store, and other buildings Another lot ofgrwm d upon which asje is a small dwelling house, situated at . earmaer of Cort and Kiug streets. .Ar.y body wishiag to parches can ap M pe e ot~~ Couwrier, or for more care uadenigned, at the m ech and Fuselier. EDOUAe D FAYOLE. St. , December 8th, 1865. 'N is SUGAR- MULLwith the kettle the wkeeit goda r Sp.4cta rs ~I to the editonof e, ar~cMr. $ Shar& Elretcshra Ide. ý$6S@ 48-tL Won SmALE. 3 amles mli~aii~ awP~atrirs s~lrrrsc~b~i~rw ood -?tt Miscellaneous. Shwarts & Kauftan, No, 14 St. Louis Street, New Orleans, I AVING established a wholesale Dry Goods Commercial House as above, in New Orleans, are now ready to supply country merchants with dry goods of all kinds at a lower price than they have been purchasing in New Orleans until now. Their commercial transaction with the largest Houses and manufactures of the North and foreign countries will enable them to attain their aim, that is, selling at whole sale at a lower rate than can now be sold in city. They hope, by their punctuality and indus try to merit the continuation of the patronage of the inhabitants of St. Landry. SHWARTZ & KAUFMIAN, No. 14 St. Louis Street, New Orleans. February 14th, 1867. iHE undersigned takes this method of informing his friends and the public in general that he has just arrived from New Orleans with a good assortment of dry goods, cutlery, hardware etc., which he will sell cheap for cash only, his experience in this line of business having convinced him that quick sales and small profits are preferable as much to the buyer as to the seller. He has opened his store in MIain street, opposite Mr. Perrodin's. GUSHMAN ESTORGE. Opelousas, February 14th, 1857. For Sale at Private Sale. -ILX Arpeuts of Land, situated within the k.j limits of the Town of Opelousas: a good situation for a residence. This land will be sold either for cash or on one years' credit, at a moderate price. Apply at this office. Opelousas. February 7th, 1857. For Sale. A ,TRACT OF LAND situated on . Bayou Mallet, and measuring 600 su perficial arpeuts, one half of which well tim bered. For particulars, apply to Sydoine Laver gue, on Coulee Croche, or at this office. Opelousas, March 7th, 1857. HOTEL: FORH AILE. THE undersigned present pro 1i;;; prietor of the Union Hotel, in Opelousas, lately kept by 3Ir. H. A. Patin offers said establishment for sale, with or without the furniture. Said hotel is ,dmirably situated, and well patronized. For the terms and other particulars, apply on the premises to H. A. Patin, or to the undersigned. VALERY GUILBEAU. Opelousas, August 2d. 1856. Wheel.W right and llacksnmith Shop THE undersigned havingTeased 1Mr.1a rTestfj stand. ut Wash ington, at the coriner of Bridge and IMoundwille Streets. offers his services to' the public, in these two branches of industry. He will make the improved Bail ploughs thiough ard through. and guarantee them to do perfect work. he will also make and repair Waggons, Carts and Carriages;-All on most moderate prices. F. N. STOUT. Washington. February 21st. 1S57. Iy. Louis VALIN, LOUIS GoDEFROo. VALIN & GODEFROY, Collectors. O FFER their services to the citizens of the Parish of St. Landry and the ad joining parishes. Ofice -On Court street, at the office of Andre Meynier, Justice of the Peace. Opelousas, Feb., 28th, 1857. Mr. HENRY L'HIOTEL, MARBLE CUTTER AND ENGRAVER, H AS recently established at St. Martinsville a Manufactory for funerary monuments. He will always have on hand an assortment of the best Italian marble for tombs and monuments of all kinds. He will engraveinscriptions in gilt letters, and make any kind of ornaments, either for tombs and mantle-pieces, tables, &c. Those in the Parish of St. Landry who have works of this description to execute, can apply to the office of the Opelousas Courier. or to M. L'H6 tel, a St. Martinsville. Opelousas. January 24th, 1857.--8m. WA6TCEES! WATCHES! jffR . FRANK DELARUE has just re cI eeived a fine lot of Gold and Silver Watches, for ladies and gentlemen from the most celebrated manufactures of Europe, such as Chronometer, Duplex, and patent levers. These watebeq are the finest that has ever been offered for sale in this Parish. The undersigned offers them for sale, cheap for cash. Opelousas,. February 28th, 1857. DOCTOR J. B. LEE. H AS removed to Prairie Laurant, on the plantation lately belonging to Robt. R. Harwell, where he will practice his pro fession with diligence and punctuality. St. Landry, March 28th, 1857.--tf. Notice to Volunteers. PERSONS desirous of joining a Vollnteer Company, are requested to call at the office of the1 undersigned, where lists are deposited for signature and where er information, relative thereto will be aforded. GUY 1. BELL, Colonel. Opeloam , Feb, 28th. 18&. A LL poahsers at the succesmional sale of the Eate of Zpbirin Lambert, doersed, are hereby notified that the first ilstalment ~snow due and payment thereof will be ezieled by preees of law, if not paid within twoweeks from the present date, into .tad sdof Heary L. Garklnd Esq., at his 8osrHgf LAMBBRT. AdMmusia w. Judicial Sales, &c. SHERIFF 'S SALE. TA TE OF LO UISIA NA. U. A. Pollard & Co., District Court, vs. Parish of St. Landry, P. Manuel & son. No. 7886. B Y virtue of a writ of alias fi. fa., issued in the above entitled suit, by the Dis trict Court in and for the Parish of St. Landry, and to me directed, will be exposed to public sale, at the Court House of this Parish, on Saturday. the 2d day of May next, 1557, commencing at the hour of 11 o'clock, A. M.. and continuing from day to day, if necessary, all the right tiile, interest and demand of P. Manuel & son, in and to the following described property, seized to satisfy said writ, to wit: A certain tract of lud lyinag and situated near the Queue Tortue Point, in this Parish measuring about 60 acres of land more or less, being the same land now occupied by the Defendants, bounded on the West by land of Agera Martin, and all sides of the compass by the public domain, together with all and singular the buildings and improvements thereon. Also a lot of Dry Goods, being too tedious to enumerate. Teatrs :-Cash. L. V. CHACHERE. Sheriff. Sheriff's office. St. Landry. Mlarch 2th. 1l57. SHERIFF 'S SALE. STA TE OF LO UISIANA. John & Samuel Lyons, adm. District Court, vs. Parish of St. Landry, Joseph Brown, & als. No. 80'23. BY virtue of an order of seizure and sale issued in the above entitled suit, by the District Court, in an for the Parish of St. Lan dry, and to me directed, will be exposed to public sale at the Court House of this Parish,on Saturday, the 2nd day of May next, 1S57, commencing at the hourof 11 o'clock, A. M , and continuilg trom day to day, if necessary. all the right, title- inter est and demand of Joseph Brown, & als., in and to the tollowing described property, seized to satisfy said writ, to wit: A certain Negro named Adey, aged about 13 years. TEa.s :-Cash. L. V. CHACHERE. Sheriff. Sheriff 's office. St. Landry, March 25th, 1857. SHERIFF'S SALE STATE OF LOUISIANA. Samuel W. Wallace. vs. Rosena Smothers and her husband and TUsile Prather,-District Court, Parish of St. Landry,-No. 7;93. B Y virtue of a writ of fi. fa., issued in the above entitled suit, by the District Coirt, in and for the Parish of St. Landry, and to me directed, will be exposed to public sale, at the Court House of this Parish. on Saturday. 2d dayof May next, 158.7. commencing at the hour of 11 o'clock. A. M.. and continuing from day to day, if necessary, at twelve months' credit. being the second and last exposure. Purch.sers giving bond with security, wii h interest at eight per cent, from the day ofsale enLil paid. all the right, title, interest and demand of Rosena Smothers, her husband and Usile Prather. in and to the following described property, seized to satisfy said writ, to-wit: A Lot of Ground. situated in the town of Wash ington, and bounded as Ibllows. North by Vine street, measuring fifty feet from the corner of Gard tier street and the line continues East by Gardner street, and West by land of S. W. Wallace, and South by lands of John Knntb. L. V. CHACHERE. Sheriff. Sheriff's office, St. Landry. April Ilth, 18.37. .LA.DS FOR SALE. T LIE undersigned not residing in this Parish offers for sale at reasonable prices and conditions the following property : About ONE SQUARE LOT, in the town of Opelousas, with all the buildings and im provements thereon erected. A WOOD LAND, situated in Prairie Base, Parish of St. Landry, containing 12 arpents front on 40 arpents in depth, good to raise up a saw mill. A PRAIRIE LAND, situated in front of said wood land, containg 10 arpents on 40 arpenuts in depth, well calculated for a planta tion. For the price and conditions, apply: to San doz & Meynier, in Opelousas, or to DUIBRETIL OLIVIER. New Iberia, February 14th, 1857.--3m. PRoF. ANTHONY WIMMER has the honor of informing the public, that having been induced to come and settle in the town of Opelousas, he is ready to give lessons on the Piano forte, the Violin, the Guitar, and also in vocal music; he will likewise tune Pianos.-His prices will be very moderate; $6 00 per month for Instrumental music, and $3 00 per month for vocal music. For tuning Pianoe, the charges will be proportionate to the work; still they will always be moderate. Opelousas, August 16th, 1856. THE public are hereby notified not to trespass on my plantation, Oak Grove, or to hunt on same with, or without dog or gun. All persons so doing will be dealt with according to law. JAMES C. HILL. St. Landry, Feb. 7th, 1857.-10.-tf. NEW WAREHOUSE. T HE undersigned, having taken the Warehouse situated in the town of Washington, formerly known as the Ware house of Fontenot & Lyons, for the purpose of receiving and forwarding freight and mer chandise, will faithfully attend to all busi ness which may be entrusted to him by his friends and the public in general. J. B. A. FONTENOT. Washington, January 31, 1857. .Jd Watckhsaker's Shop. sr THE undersigned has just open ed, at the corner of Main and Bel levue streets, a splendid Jewelry and Watchmaker's Shop. He has now on hand an assortment of fine gold and silver Watches. also an elegant assort ment of Jewelry, Clocks, of every quality and prices, &ce., which he offers for sale at very reduced prices for cash. He has engaged the services of a good Watch. maker, and will repair all Watches, Clocks and Jewelry that will be confided to his cares. He hopes by his attention and punctuality, sad hismoderate prices, to deserve ashare of the pub. lic patronage. FRANK DE LA sUA. Opele9ss, June, 14th, 185M. @pelousas Df~otol, KEPT BY H. PROVENT u of Usii ag 1 lkmg di, Opolhms 001) Table, good wuiusof all kimi - Judicial Notices, &c. Atate of .iotxi(uana. DISTRICT COURT, No. 8034 Parish of St. Landry. Estate of Edward W. Taylor. C H. BEAUCHAMP, of the Parish of " St. Landry, Admistrator of the Estate of E. W. Taylor, deceased, late of said Par ish, has filed a Tableau of Classification of the debts of said Estate, accompanied by a petition praying that the same may be homo logated ;-And whereas, the prayer of said petition has been granted by an order of Court, dated 17th Mlarch 1857. Now therefore, notice is hereby given to all interested, to make opposion, if any they have, within thirty days from the date hereof, why said Tableau should not be homologated, and the Administrator be authorized to pay according to said Tableau. Ls. LASTRAPES, Clerk. Opelousas, March 21st, 1857. *tatt of I.outoiar a. DISTRICT COURT, No. 8036. Parish of St. Landry Estate of Humbert Perrodin, dec'd. C HARLES A. PERRODIN, of the Pa. . rish of St. Landry, Administrator of the Estate of Humbert Perrodin, deceased, late of the aforesaid Parish, having filed a Tableau of Classification of the debts of said Estate, accompanied by a petition praying for the homologation of the same ;-And whereas the prayer of said petition has been granted by an order of Court dated 19th March. 1857. Therefore, notice is hereby given to all interested, to make opposition, if any they have, within thirty days from the date hereof, why said Tableau should not be homologated, and that the Administrator be authorized to pay according to said Tableau. Ls. LASTRAPES, Clerk. Opelousas, March 21st, 1857. Atiate of !Loutftana. DISTRICT COURT, No. 8040, Parish of St. Landry. 84 Estate of Francis D. Leath, dec'd. J ESSE ANLIRUS, of the Parish of St. Landry, Curator of the Estate of Fran cis D. Leath, deceased, late of the aforesaid Parish, having filed a final Tableau of Dis tribution of said Estate, accompanied by a petition praying for the homologation of the same ;-And whereas the prayer of said peti tion has been granted by an order of Court, dated 26th of March, 1857. Therefore, notice is hereby given to all in terested, to make opposition, if any they have, within thirty days from the date hereof, why said Tableau should not be homologated, and the Curator be discharged of all further lia bilities as such, and his bond ca3celled. Ls. LASTRAPES, Clerk. Opelousas, March 28th, 1857. itate of ZotniLtana. DISTRICT COURT, PARISH OF ST. LANDRY, No. 8038 Estate of Auguste Peres. F ELONISE LEBLANC, of the Parish 'of St. Landry, widow of Auguste Peres, in her capacity of natural Tutrix of her minor child, having filed a Tableau of Classi fication of the debts of said Estate, accompa nied by a petition praying for the komologa tion of the same ;-And whereas the prayer of said petition has been granted by order of Court dated March 28th, 1857. Therefore, notice is hereby given to all in terested. to make opposition, if any they have, within thirty days from the date hereof, why said Tableau should not be homologated, and the Tutrix be authorized to pay the creditors of said Estate in conformity with said Tableau. S Ls. LASTRAPES, Clerk. Opelousas, March 28tn, 1857. state of .outetlan.t . DISTRICT COURT, 1 PARISH OF ST. LANDRY, No. 8034. Estate of Georgette Navarette. J OSEPH GRADENIGO, f. m. c. of the Parish of St. Landry, Curator of the vacant Estate of Georgette Navarette, de ceased, late of the aforesaid Parish, having filed a Tableau of Administration of the affairs of said Estate, accompaniePby a peti tioa praying for the homologation of the same ;-And whereas the prayer of said peti tion has been granted by or Court dated March 26, 1857. Now therefre, notice is hereby given to all interested, to make opposition, if any they have, within thirty days from the date hereof, why said Tableau should not be homologated, and the Curator be discharged from all fur ther liability and his bond cancelled. L. LASTRAPES, Clerk. Opelousas, March 28th, 1857. State of outUfanta DISTEICT COURT, No. 8047 Parisl, of St. Landry. 047 Estate of Jean Lejeue uad Aime by, dec'd. IJLYSSE GABEREL, of the Parish of ) St. Landry, Administrator of the Es tate of Jean Lejeune and Aimee Roy, de ceased, having fled an Aeeonut showing the amount received and paid out by him and the balance prhieh he has on hand, sceom panied by a petition praying that said Ac coant be approved and homologated;- And whereas the prayer of said petition has been grnted by an order of Coart dated 3rd April, Now therefore, notice is hereby given to all interested, to make opposition, if any they have, within thirty days from the date hereof why said Account should not be approved and homologated. L. LASTRAPES, Clerk. Opelousas, April 11th, 1857. Cheap for Cash. U J. P. BELLOTH Boot and ho. Maker, aamounces to hi old aemners end the publie in general, that he is baek in Opeloom and i readj to ati a dmaad ib his line. His shop is on Mal sreet, lso earner to Mr. PeWsedin's Idg. SOpelee Bwa, ti _.KL Judicial Notices, &c. Pablic Sale, Estate of Andre Ratel, deceased. T HE publie are hereby informed that there will be sold, at public sale, to the last and highest bidder, by a duly com missioned auctioneer, at the last residence of Andre R4tel deceased, at Pointe des Manaels, in the Parish of St. Landry, on Tuesday, ! th of May next, 1857, the following described property, belonging to the Estate of said Andre Ratel, deceased, to-wit : A certoin Negro-woman, named MARIE, aged about 20 years, and her chi:d, named Tot'SsAINT, a boy aged about 18 months. Six work horses, one mule, about4, or 7 head of horse creatures, about 10 head of gentle horned cattle, one yoke of work oxen, a lot of hogs, one calash, one ox-cart, plantation implements, household furniture, kitchen utensils. Tarms and Conditions .-One half of the purchase money payable in all the month of April, 1858, and the other half pay able in all the month of April following 1859, purchasers furnishing good and sufficient se security, in solido to the satisfaction of whom the right, and all sums not punctually paid at maturity to bear interest at the rate of 8 per cent per annum from time due until paid. And moreover the slaves remaining specially mortgaged unto said Estate until full and entire payment of capital and interests. Payments to be made at the domicil of Dor sin Lafleur, Public auctioneer, in the Parish of St. Landry. EUGENIE RATEL, Adnminsstratriz. Opelousas, April 4th, 1857. Public Sale. By the undersigned, Public Auctioneer, an andfor the Parish of St. Landry. T HE public are hereby informed that there will be sold, to the last and high est bidder, by the nndersigned Auctioneer, on the plantation hereinafter described, on Thursday, 7th of May next, 1857, the following described property, belongng to the succession of Adeline Savoie, deceased wife of Onezime Mayer, to-wit: situated in Bois Mallet, in this Parish, meas uring 2 arpents front by 40 arpeuts in depth (more or less), bounded North by James O. McClelland, South by Etienne Leieune, East by William Chevis, f. m. c., and West by Gerard Prejean, together with the buildings and improvements thereon erected. One creole horse and one mare, a lot of household furniture and kitchen utensils. Terms and Conditions :-The moveable prdperty payable cash, and the Plantation payable one half cash, and the balance in one and two years from the day of sale, with good security and mortgage reserved. ALPH. DEBAILLON, Auctioneer. Opelousas, April 4th, 1857. iJ OHN REED, of Flat Town, Parish of St. Landry, has applied by his petitiont for the appointment of Administrator of the Estate of Samuel Reed, Sen'r. deceased, late of the Parish of St. Landry. Therefore, any person intending to make opposition to nid appointment, will file the same in writing, in my office, in the town of Opelousas, within ten days from the date of this notice. La. LASTRAPES, Clerk. Opelousas, April 11the 1857. C YRILLE GILBERT, of the Parish of St. Landry, has applied by his petition for the appointment of Administrator of the Estate of Joseph Gilbert deceased, late of the Pariah of St. Landry. Therefore, any person intending to make opposition to said appointment, will file the same in writing, in my office, in the town of Opelouaa, within ten days from the date of this notice. L. LASTRAPES; Clerk. Opeloaas, April 11th, 1857. D RAUZIN BREAU, of the pmish of St. Landry, has applied by his petition for the appointment of Administrator of the Estate of Joachim Prevost, alias Collet, de. ceased, late of the Parish of St. Landry. Therefore, any person intending to make opposition to said appointment, will file the same in writing, in my ofice, in the town of Opelousas, within ten days from the date of this notice. L. LASTRAPES, Clerk. Opelousas, April 11th, 1857. A.LL those indebted to the undersigned either by note or account are respect. fully requested to come forward and settle up without delay. JAMES RAY, M. D. Opelousas, March 14th, 1857. GIJI lOT 6S1MI DT, Tailer, H AVING established himself perma. neatly on Bellevue street, near the corner of MIain, offers his services to the pub. lie of Opelousas and Parish of St. Landry. He has on hand a ine assortment of goods of the best quality and various tastes, suitable for coats, vests and pamtaloonu, which he will cut and make in the best style and at moder ate prices for cash. Opelo.sas, April 4th, 1857..--(1y.) Oheap for Ossh, O@ SACS OF SALT, 50 BAB. REL8 IRISH POTATOES, jar receivd, and fo ale bby DEBAILLON & CARRIBER. Was~hinos Fetb. B 185., ~OIAN UtA.U o taop b Fc ?A CO, K.,.Yr~lic -r - i~r