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Poulished Every Saturday. fiaP~lournalJgf the Parish of Ascension and Town of Donaldsonville. LINDEN E. BENTLEY, EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR. LJob printingin the highest style of the ar at New Orleans prices I Case yAear prders at the CHIEF office. V Postmasters aye authorized apd re 4luested to act as agents for the CarHF. m The CuIFa is yeceived by all subscri bers POSTAGE FREE. Saturday, February 7, 1880. Maxim for Baton Rouge--It's aoung Buldoo pane that has jo tnrning. The Catahoula Vews reports that the exodus of colored people from that parish has assumed serious propor tions. In Sabine parish, two weeks ago, a 4ittle boy named Marshall Bouty was cruslhed beneath a tree, felled by his brother, and instantly killed. The Iberville South says: "We hear considerable complaint in refer ance to the seed cane throughout the parish. In wany instances it is re pmorted as being copmpletely spoiled." To the string of places that a printer doesn't go to, which we published last week, the Baton Rouge Capitolian adds: Nor to a bar-room when he wants a ' slug "-nor to his sweetheart when he wants an "cem-brace." A shooling affray occurred at Many, La., between Messrs. Holt and Clem ents, two young men from Alexandria, employed as agents for the Singer Bewing Machine Company. Clements was shot in the left side, but not seri auely injured. The Sabine Index and Clinton Pa triot- Democrat indorse the Thibodaux Sentinel's recommendation of ex-Gov. Nicholls for appointment by Gov. Wiltz as a Judge of the Supreme .Court. The Index thinks Nicholls i abould be Chief Justice. The Mardi Gras pageants ere ex pected to be unusually brilliant at New Orleans this year and visitors are flocking to the city from every direction. Every boat that comes from above is crowded with passen gels. We trust the General Assembly will pass the bill introduced by Hoo. C. H. St. Clair of St. Mary requiring in structions to Commissioners of Elec tion to be printed on the backs iof lally sheets. The necessity for such *n enactment as this is felt at every rlection in every parish in the State. Hons. David Young of Concordia and Harry Mahoney of Plaquemines, both colored Republicans, have been denied seats in the House of Repre seutatives on the ground of iueligi. bility, under article 171 of the con stitution. Both are ex-School Treas prers, and have never accounted for all the fuuds intrusted to their keep ing. Ex-Gov. Nicholls has resumed the practice of law, having opened an of tice at No. 15 Caroudelet street, New Orleans. We hope he will not be al lowed to withdraw from the public service so easily. His ploper place is on the Supreme Bench, and Governor Wiltz would honor himself by giving practical evidence of his recognition of this fact, Hons. August Below and Bivian Gardner, Representatives from As sumption whose election was con tested by Messrs. Charles Dupaty and ClaiborneDugas, have been contil med in their seats. The report of the Comm umittee on Elections stated that, while there had been some intimidation of Democrats by Republicans at the Na poleonville poll, it was not of a char ;acter or extent sufficient to change the general result. TIHE SUtGAR TARIFFt-.-lThe New Or leans Country, Visitor pertinently re alarks that " one of the matters most important to Louisiana is the success * of the movement of our sugar planters' and dealers' memorial to Congress on the sugar tariff. The present is the most lame and impotent tariff known, and it must be emtirely repealed and replaced by one more in consonance with the interests of Louisiana. We trust that our IRepre5entatives in Con gress will leave nothing undone so that we may be put on an equal foot ing with other industlies. Messrs. O. H. Blocker, Revenue Agent of the Deparu.ent at Waslhing ton, and A.P.Doaminiique, Special Dep uty Collector for the State of Louisi anas, discovered and captured an illicit whisky distillery in the swamps of Gray's Creek, in Grant parish; on the t2lst ult. The still would have made about thirty gallons of whisky per 1day. Twenty-one terlnmeiti-ig tubs 1 were destroyed with their contel;ts, also one bat-rel of low wine and some malt. Th1e still was saved andl stored with M. Sttcher. Esq., and will be shippedl to New t)rlealis. The distil lrr wa opit-liat-ed hl J. . I. larpter, all u •um- jr. . 8OGA& TARIFF, :In order to couiteract and defeal if possible, the efforts of the Northerr ugar refiaters to decnea reduetion a the existing tariff on foreign sugar imported to this country, the Louisi ana Sugar PlauterslAssoeiation sentl committee to Washington to repre sent the initerests of this State in volved in the conlroversy. This cow mittee is composed of Messrs. Duncan F. Keuner, John Dymond, John S Wallis, Timo. M. Cage and TayloI Beattie, all extensively engaged ii carne culture and thoroughly conver. saut withl the details of the impor. taut subject with which they are re. quired to deal. The committee is at the national capital actively engaged in the per fouranee of its duties, and there it much reason to anticipate the success of its mission. The vital bearing ol the sugar tariff upon the welfare ol Louisiana and her people has been forcibly depicted before the Ways and Means Committee of the House of Representatives, and our members of Congress, acting in concert with the eminent representatives of the Sugar Planters' Association, will no doubt exert their utmost energy and influence to prevent any revision of the tariff hurttul to the producers of domestic sugars. Such revision would be an act of grossest injustice on the part of Con gress-an oppressive discrimination against our own people in favor of foreigners, and a blow at an inpor tent American industry that even now tests upon a basis none too firm and is deserving of greater protection rather than a diminution of that now accorded. A RELIO OF THE DARK AGES. The extent to which the belief in Voudooism prevails among the col ored people of this part of the coun try would scarcely be credited by those who have had no opportunity for practical observation. Nearly all these people attend church and peo fess faith in the doctrines of Chris tianity, Ibut the precepts of religion, though decidedly opposed to such an idea, seem to have no effect upon the absurd conviction so many of them entertain that certain persons- gen erally some old " Guinea nigger " or morose alln or woman associating but little with their neighbons-are endowed with the power of inflicting injury upon those whom they dislike, by means of the incantations and se cret influences pertainiug to astrolo gy, witchcraft arnd such tomfoolery. Anu illustration of the widespread prevalence of this foolish belief is fur nished by the following card, which appeared in a recent issue of the dorgan City Free Press: A CARD. ;1'.. .1l .....1. hi-. To the public : On Tuesday last I was sent by the Mount Zion Church of N. O., to Franklin for the purpose of ascertaining if possi ble the causes whilh led to the mental derangement of Rev. J. Hayward. After diligent search I discovered that he was a victim of Voudon practices, and in the presence of several citizens of Franklin I removed from the ground fronting the church, of which he was pastor, a pack age containing hnumnli bones, a curious ly knotted string, hair, silver money, a sock and several other articles. I feel certain that the Rev. gentlemnan will now recover. DR. X. McKAY, Astrologer of the 19th century. Rev. James Hayward was at one time pastor of the St. Peter M. E. Church at Donaldsonville, and he has many friends here who would be glad to hear of his restoration to rca son. Should this fortunately trans pire, however, the connection be tween that circumstance and the ex cavations accomplished by the won derful astrologer of tile current cen tury will be too remote to be dis cerned in the light of reason, Chris tianity and enlightenment. The CHIEF takes pleasure in ac knowledging receipt of a copy of the admirable report, for 1879, of Hou. Win. O. R .gers, Superintendent of the 1 public schools of New Orleans. Mr. Rogers gives a concise yet exhaustive I review of the progress and condition of the school work under his super- I vision, and the showing is eminently satisfactory in all respects save two: : 1. The revenues available for the maintenance of the schools were inad equate, leaving the Board of Direc tors without the means to pay the salaries of their teachers for the last c tour months of the year ; 2. A marked decrease in the number of pupils at- I tending the colored schools, owing lmainly to the children being required c to retmain at home and assist their i* parents in household or other work. u The new sternwheel steamer Char- P nier, Capt. Scovell, lecently built for h the New Orleans and Red River trade, d took fire and burned to the water's b edge, on Sunday, the 24th ult., at at point five miles from the mouth of e the Atchafalays, on Red river. The f passengers and officers all escaped, n but eight of the boat's employes lost their lives-two chambermaids, two i4 cooks, two cabin boys, a fireman and o a roustabout. The Charmer's cargo cousisted of 2105 bales of cotton, and " was nearly all destroyed. The fire broke out about 11 o'clock in the a] -orenoon. cI Every bottle of Hlalls Vegetable Sicil an Hair Renewer is tested beftlre leav- as nr the labratory, hence its upitbform mualiyi and never flaling realt. i THE GLIANT BOM. Thu.Ie unsylvanis BRe blicops cono ventia* met A H err.as.rg Or the 41P at-ft :, osro IeºstI s a tlte national convention which will assem ble at Chicago, June 12. The dole gatiou was instructed tostipport Grant for Presidential nominee and vote as a unit upon all questions before the conveution. The New York Repub licans hold their State convention on the 25th of t;is mouth, and it is al most a foregone conclusion that a Grant delegation will also be chosen by that body. With New York and Pennsylvania in the van of the Grant 4 column, it may be expected that many I of the smaller States will fall into line in quick succession. The Grant boom centainly has " the bulge" on all other booms at this stage of the game. i The Republican members of the I Louisiana General Assembly sent a I telegram to Senator Don Cameron of t Pennsylvania, congratulating him up- I on the redemption of his promise that a Grant delegation should be chosen t from his State. Just how this action I is regarded by the Shermauites of the F New OrleausCustom-House, who wear I Grant colors to curry favor with their I constituents, and shout for Sherman I to keep their places at the public crib, t is one of the mysteries of political life I at the metropolis which can not be e divined by country folk as far from the metropolis and so completely out side the ring as we are. THE EXODUS RESUMED. A reliable young gentleman who e tas just returned from a trip through the Florida and Red River parishes, writes us a letter confirming the re ports which reach us of the revival of l the Kansas fever among the colored p people. He says a great many have t left East Baton Rouge owing to fear of persecution, and many more are preparing to go. " Secret organiza- h. tions in the interior are sending is anonymous letters, notifying them to leave the community in twenty days. di Prominent Democrats are discussing ti the situation and steps will be taken hi to suspend these reprehensible pro- pr ceedings. Planters in West Baton cC Rouge are offering $20 per month to st lalorl"rs, an inducement which hash been accepted to some extent." Our aI correspondent also reports that de- W partures from Livingston, Tangipa- s Ioa ad tihe adjacent region are tak- he ing place, the movement having beenS S accelerated by the recent lynching of di foura colored prisoners at Amite City. ti Accounts published by the Baton Rouge papers are clonfirUlmatory of these advices and show that the cona- of dition of lhe colored laborinlg classes so in that section is one of utfer anad no tri pecedeutedl deamoralization. Witness St the following from a recent issue of by the Herald : of The exodus movement, initiated in our parish during the last summer and con tinning quietly up to the present time, has been renewed. Hundreds have al ready left since its commencement, and hundreds more are preparing to follow at an early period. Some of the largest and best plantations in the parish which, in previous years, have always had an ample supply of excellent labor, are now without a hand, and their owners are unable to procure any from any other quarter. Not alone are our agricultural interests threatened, but the interests of our merchants, mechanics, and other classes of our city. Some of the smaller retail stores, on account of the loss of trade upon which they depended for pat roniage and maintenance, have "shut up shop " and others who have conducted a more extensive and important business are seriously considering and coming to the conclusion to discontinue here and seek more inviting and prosperous local ities. Let this emigration of the labor inug and productive class continue with out any rational and judicious effort to arrest its progress, and another year will reduce, not only the population, but the business and wealth of our parish fully fifty per cent. For all this, the restora tion of the State Capital and the fabulous prices that we will receive for cotton, in the South, when the "darkies" are all gone, will be but a meagre compensation. In another article on the same sub ject, the Herald says: We are informed that two colored men living in the vicinity of Jones' Creek, in this parish, were waited upon last Thulrs day i.ight, and ordered away from their homes. They are reported to us as in lustrious, peaceable and law-abiding cit izens. And still there are persons who profess to be ignorant of the cause of the present and prospective wholesale emi gration of the blacks from our farms and parish. It must certainly be admitted that such things have more to do with the exodus than the pretty pictures of Kansas which are said to be distributed among them by Western land agents. The one is a tempting invitation, which may, or may not be accepted, while the other is a compulsion. Our attention was called to two similar cases last week, but refrained from commenting thereon, preferring to let it pass in silence, as it is of but little credit to our citizens that such occurrences should take place under our present strong government. The cit izens of this parish may rest assured that nothing will be so effective in driving, not only the 40egroes, but capital and prosperity away from our land. The politicl status ofithe Herald bas not been f a very certain or well defined cha scter, hence there may te a dispositi n, in certain quarters, to discredit'its representations in the exodus question to some extent. The following gentle suggestion from the more orthodox Advocate, however, will go far towards dispelling any dea that the Herald has been guilty )f exaggeration : We would suggest the propriety of a nesting of merchants and planters of his parish relative to the cease of a re 'ival of the dissatisfaetion existing mnong the colored people in some of the ountry wards. If prompt and wise aeasures are adopted by the combined iforts of the merchants and planters, we elieve confidence will be fully restored Id there will hle no further trouble.. e- throw out this suggestion for what Sl wo.rth. BULLDOZ IN DISREPUTE. Can 0 t poaible bthat w hitve reached th tthauig pd i tin `the ing series of outrages pe4wetriated in this State by bloodthirsty bulldosers, and that henceforth this class of criminals are to be placed on a par with other murderers and outlaws and their crimr.es made equally odious? This query is suggested by the reports we reand in the Baton Rouge papers of public meetings being held and activ ity being disph~yed by the officers of the law to unmask and punish the bulldozers wholhaie recently resumed operations in that region. It is re corded that two men who engaged in the erstwhile patriotic occupation of burning the cabins of Negroes and warning the inmates to leave the par ish under pain of death, have aetually been arrested and remanded to the Baton Rouge prison, without benefit if bail, to await trial before the Dis trict Court. It remains to be seen whether the righteous work of visiting retribution upon this lawless class has been in augurated soon enough and will be prosecuted with sufficient vigor to nssure protection to the colored peo le and check the tide of emigration hat is rapidly drainiug the Baton Eouge country of an invaluable el ment of its population. Hon. Robt. M. Lusher, ex-Superin endent of Public Education, has our ranks for a copy of his last annual eport to the General Assembly, an hbaustive and admirable document hat furaishes additional evidence of Ie fitness of Mr. Lusher to occupy he position which lie has recently re inquished to Mr. Fay. The more im ortant of Mr. Lusher's references to lie educational work of 1879 and sug estions for the future are thus briefly Laimarized by the Opelousas Courier: As a general thing, the schools have een better attended, and with more sat factory results than for many years ast. Mr. Lusher deplores the insuffi ieacy of school funds provided for nn er the new constitution, and its restric ousupon the maintenance of a liberal ad efficient system of education. Among is many valuable suggestions to the resent Legislature, he recommends the nutiuuance of competent school inspect s throughout the various parishes; 1 sting that those parishes that employed sad teachers or inspectors made a far otter exhibit of efficient managemnent e ad progressive improvement than those I hich failed to do so. And in order to . rovide a sufficient salary for competent iperintendeuts in the various parishes, recommends that the Legislature as gn the triple office of School Treasurer, 3 acretary and Superintendent to one in- 1 vidual, lie giving a sufficient bond for 3 faithful discharge of his several dau 5s. Abe Rotschild, the alleged murderer of his mistress Bessie Moore, at Jeffer son. Texas, has been granted a new trial by Ihe Court of Appeals of that State. Out of 118 exceptions taken by Rotschild's counsel to the rulings of the lower court, only two were con sidered tenable: 1. A juror was per mitted to sit in the case who acknowl edged that lie had formed and ex pressed the opinion that accused was guilty, and that unless there was evi dence contradictory of what lie had heard of the case, he would still hold to that belief; 2. The County Attor ney was permitted to be present dur ing the time the Grand Jury was de liberating on the indictment. Some time ago the editor of the Ouachita Telegraph deserted his post and meandered off into the woods, where he remained several weeks, ostensibly engaged in the innocent pastime of hunting and fishing. We felt confident there was some " she unauegan " about the matter, and our opinion is now confirmed by the in telligence that revenue officers have discovered several illicit distilleries in the vicinity where the crafty editor was wont to pursue the festive chip munk and angle for the confiding.cat fish-on paper. The distress in Ireland is fearful and daily increasing. Tabular state ments published in the New York Herald show that 300,000 people are in a state of utter destitution, with no hope of relief save the charity of the rest of the world. The Herald has started a relief subscription list, heading it with $100,000 as its own contribution. The New OrleansDem ocrat and Picayune have also opened lists, each paper giving $500 to begin with. Similar relief measures are be ing taken in all parts of the country. The Donaldsnville CHIEF editor says he is sorry Hyams was defeated for Clerk of the Court-that he wasn't much of a Republican any way. That's what's the matter, neither party could tell where he stood and they left him standing out in the cold.- Vienna Senti nel. Our Vienna friend has erroneously attributed to the CHIEF a paragraph which appeared in our columns cred ited to one of the Clinton papers. We have expressed regret that Grand father Hyams failed of an election as Clerk, but we have too much respect and regard for him to question the sincerity of his political opinions. The following nominations of Cen sus Supervisors have been made for Louisiana: Edward F. Parker, First District; B. C. White, Second Dis trict; N. W. Trezevant, Third Dis trict; Hyde A. Kennedy, Fourth Dis trict. The only one of these names with which we are familiar is that of Mr. B. C. White, formerly business ianager of th'. Shreveport Telegram. Pause, Ponder sad erAos ! _The ianetion - tha tot t.$ Complete#ewin hiae ` 'it' Sewing lh masks f the nept important eras in the history of machin ery, and when we consider its great use fulness and extremely low price ($25), it is very difiuonlt-o conesive of any inven tion for domestic us6 of more or even equal importance to families. It has great capacity for work; beautifulsmooth, and quiet, movement, rapid execution, cer tainty and delglitfhh e-e of -op~ tfon, that at once commends it above all oth ers. The working parts are all steel, strong and durable, and will last a life time; the bobbins hold 100 yards of thread; the stitch is the firmest of, all the stitches made, neat and regular, and can be regulated in a moment to sew stitches from an inch in length on coarse material down to the finest, so inflnites imal as to be hardly discernable with the naked eye, and with a rapidity ren dering it impossible to count them as fast as made; it has more attachments than any other, and it does to perfection all kinds of heavy, coarse, plain, flue, or fancy needle-work with ease and far less labor than required on other machines. It needs no commendation, the rapid sales, increasing demand, and voluntary euco.niums from the press, and the thou sands of families who use them, amply testify to their unhdoubted worth as a standard and reliable household neces sity, extending its popularity each day. Machines sent anywhere to be examined before any money is paid. AGENTS WANTED by the Company. Address them for information. FAPILY SEWLNG MACHINE Co., 755 Broadway. New Yqrk. Last summer when the question was in avery one's mind whether the Crescent Dity was again to be afflicted with yel ow fever, the whole country was star led by the announcement that among ts half dozen or more victims were first he lovely young wife of the brave Con iderate General, J. B. HooD, followed )y the death of the General himself, eaving ten little babes to the cold mer :ies of the world. The women of the bouth and North alike arose to this ap mal to their charity and a subscription ist was opened, but with no great result omparatively. The late warrior, was u the point of publishing his Narrative f Personal Experiences in the United ;tates and the Confederate States Arm as. The book has just been published *y his comrade, General G. T. Beaure ard, the entire proceeds going to the rile use and benefit of "The Hood Or han Memorial Fund," as is set forth in nother column. Dr. I. 8. Johnson & Co., of Bangor, [e., proprietors of Johnson's Anodyne siiment, will send free to all who will 'rite for it, reliable information how to revent diptheria, the most to be readed of all dreadful diseases. Write our name, post-office address, county nd State plainly. Dr.TUTT'S Expectorant I IN 23CTS. AND S1 BOTTLES. Its properties are Demuloent, Nutri tive Balsamic, Soothing and Healing. Combining all these qualities, it is the most effective LUN .G *]JA ever Dfered to sudferers rm pulonary liseases. DR. J. P. HAYWOOD, 3t New York, voluntarily indorses it. -READ WHAT HE SAYC: Dr. TUTT : New o It opt.,19,1877. Dear Hir--During this yer I v. i e n rn hundred cases of lung d me. es.. In the I-w .r w rds of the eitythec.-sea re or a vory evooro ty a. It was there my tten. ion v scal.dto7uter a rettorult, and I conSens mny uar rise at its w.an:.,:ro l power. During a pr.,tice oi. twOuty yerar, l.r n-asear known s mtned.., to act ns. r.inptly. 1:"w s i: such happ offcts . It tiontt l~ti subdued thLe In st violent t tcoal , and inylrolabvy nroe:d tew t t re in a fewd ys. u r .y usr i.s a t.>.J beat lung modinae I mver uil. J. i'R?.NOT.ILYW0!. D, M. D. A NEWSPAPER PU3. WRITES. Otfice Evening News, Augusta, GT Dr. UTTI': Dear -ir-My little ou. wis attackad with punouuai lean wirter, whwih loit him with a violent osugh, that laised t.ll within a month sin0ce, for the cure of which I am indebted toyour valuabia Enpecarant. 1 had tried most every thing recom. mended, but none a id any gi s ountil I uedyourl - pletor.tt, oneu bttle o whicha removed the ourngh entireoy. With mery thaoks, l am yours truly Jt)lntL .m , LeIGLIe Had terrible NICHT SWEATS. R r Meuhia, Fio., 11, 1871. Dr. TUTT: Sir-PI hIave bast b uoie i ti r e,.rlytwo L ears with a esvere cuo . Wl,:l I c ,mmenced l t. kin your Expectorant was r.,ouc, c .. ci :( hundrud d itaen jOulldaird il weigl;h. I l:.:J I l.i Istamst evst.thinK: hadterrhieb oaht ew '.:, I.rvataken half dozen bottles. The nioh wents have left me, the cough lhasdi.ippeared. aattd h vu orred fiiteen pound. nustlhs. I reoomltmlndi to alt My friends. Wi.hgreratrea,sai, OLIVifA WiK. I1PORTE T OUE&TIGON. Reader, have you caught a cold ? A e you un able to raise the phlegm ? Ihdve you O ,:t i.;ita tlon in the throat?- A Seuse of Oppression on the lnug, with shi i. uth I b) yeou losl: a fit of coughing on lyiug down? A PParp pain now .nd then in tle regiou of the heart, ahotl demrand back? If so, or Advile ia tako at once a dose of l'att's Expectorast; you witl roon be able to raise the phleglu . In as hoar r-pe.t tae xpec orant. place atrot iron to thefoettke two of lltt's Pills. You witl oon In:l into a pleasant sleep and wake up in the mnorning. cough gone, lungs working freely; easy breath ing, and the ibowels movieg in a natural manner. To prevent a retonr of thei symptoms use the Expectorant c.waral days. OffRee, 35 Murray Street, N. Y. TUTT'8 PILLS CUUBE.TORPID tlYML TUTT'S PILLS TUTL'S PILLS CU IL C LDTIVEN TUTT'y PILLS TPILLS TUTT'-RS DYELLS _ II V[ E ADWETIN O TIUTUiS'S PILLS A DESIRABLE DWELLING HOUSE aidsonville, may be rented on favorable terms by application to the underigned. jy-19-t"f . . SiMs, , it - to go hom..arm themselves with th Pocket ten Books, and March to cerr and sew Mees issi pi Strett, ith .A DDONALDSONY Ee t, ioU or Whose ENTIRE STOCK, Consiing of esn GDry Goods, R i Crlothing, yU VIE U IE, . Boots and Shoes, Hats, Notions, in et Furniture, Hardware, Crockery, Liquors, ( ETCe, pE Tn o , i TC., ewill be sold, out with the next p t s1IXTY DAYS, G ea On account of Removal, and REGARDLESS OF COST!! SdCome one d Comnse a1e 11 3ND ACOME RIGET AWAY. CHEAP TONY TO THE FRONT! Groceries, Provisions, Liquors, Hardware, Tinware, Crockery Ware, FURNITURE, Tobacco, Cigars, Paints, Oils and Glass, Corner of Railroad Avenue and Mississippi Street (Loeb's old Stand), DONALDSON VILLE. LA. I take pleasure in announcing to my friends and the public gener. ally that the business of 1879 closed with favorable results to me, thanks to the liberal patronage of my customers, and that I enter the season of 1880 with a very extensive stock of the best goods in the markem, selected with the greatest care and with a view to affording my customers the most advantageonus CASH BARGAINS possible. Give me a call and be convinced of what I say. In addition to Goods mentioned above, I am agent for the sale of all kinds of Lumber, Bricks, Plantation Carts and Wagons. Respectflly, the public's obedient servant, A ). D. VEGA. 75 v 75 IN THE Projected Town of Darrowvlle, (Oi,posite Donaldsonville,) At prices ranging from $38 to $753each, -Axo- 6 LARGER LOTS, Contaimng nearly 17 acres each, for $506 per lot.. The ute of the town is opposite Donald sonville, left bank Mississippi river, the River Ferry Landing being located near the centre of the town front, and the proposed New River Road forming the Western or upper boundary line. A plan of the Town can be seen at the Recorder's office. For further particulars, apply to Da. A. C. LOVE, at Gibson's Hotel, Darrowville, or to the undersigned at Gem Plantation. mar2 BEN. GIBSON. Garden Seeds, Flower Seeds, Plants, etc. END to E. Baker, 14 Camp street, New u Orlean, for Almanae and Garden Man ual for the South, with directions for cul ture and price list. [janlO-1m Wanted. tN experienee4 planter wuatths itutiop as Overseer or Agent on a sugarplanta-i tion for 1880 Address G. at this oflice,. Approximate Estimate Of Expenditures of the Parish of Aseension for the year 1880. 1. Clerk of Court, to March 31,1880, $1 1, 00, 2. Sheriff, to M.arch 31, 1880,....... 10 00 3. Sheriff, for balance of 1880,...... 351 00 4. Justices of the Peace,........... 620 00 5. Constables,...................... 750 00 6. Witnesees, ...................... 400 00 7. Jailor........... ..... ...... 7fo1500 00 &. Taking convict to penitentiary, 200 00 9. Medicine, light, etc., to jail,..... 100 04 10, District Attorney,................ 500 0 'I. Coroner ....................... 00 00 12. Coroner's Jury............... 180 00 13. lelpire to Court-Houso ........ 250000 14. Graind and Petit Jurorsa,......... i000 00 15. Police Jurors, ................ 27500 16. Parish Printer.............. 180 00 17. Clerk and Treasurer Pollee Jury, 60 00 . Panper's find.. ..........2- 1 iR 00 19. Assessor revising aa'nent rolls, 300 00 20. Schosol fund In 00 21. Election expenses, ...........4000 22. Tax Coileitor'aseo.missit on,.d_ 775 00 23 Delinquent list............... 750 00 24. Sheri's attendlance on court,---.... 350 00 25. Contingent fund, ................241950 $15,07s 50 Approved by the Finance Committeo this -19th day of January, 1880. ALLEN THOMAS, JOS. PEREIEB, R. T. HANSON. For. Sale. On Favorable Terms. THE house and lot gitated at the lower oernerjof Attakapas and. aifourehe streets. ~frontin Baol Lafouroe, and now ecupied by Capt... 8P Landry- Will be sold on terms favorable topurhaser. Apply to or a4drems the undersigned at his .uig store on Mississ~ppi street, Donaldsonvile. n2Dtf :. BEL.