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Subscription Price Two Dollars a Year. TRAVELERS' GUIDE. New Orleans & Texas Railroad, TIME-TABLE. Morgan's ferry-boat leaves head of St. Ann street, New Orleans. daily, at S A. M., connecting with the passenger train at Algiers. Tr-.in arrives at Donaldsonville at 12 M. Returning, leaves Donaldson ville at 12:30, arriving at New Orleans at 4:30 r. M. Daily freight train each way, Snmlays ex cepted. tiseamboats-Regular Packets. New Orleans and'Bayou Lafourcle. Assumptlion, up Wednesday and Saturday mornings; down Thursday and Sunday. Belle, up Tuesday and Friday; down Wednesday and Saturday. New Orleans and Plaquemine. Whllisper, up Tuesday and Saturday i down Wednesday and Sunday. New Orleans and Baiyou Sara. Il'n. Fagan, up Wcednesday and Saturday nights; down Monday and Friday. Edward .1. Gay, up Monday and Friday nighlts; down Wednesday and Sunday. NewnOrleans and Vicksburg. RBobt. E. Lee, upl Tuesday night; down fSundyr, night. J. Mf. White, up Thursday night; down Wednesday night. .natlcez, up Saturday night; down Thiurs day evening. Arrival & Departure of MIails, SDonaldsonville ]Post-Otflce. T.ile arrive and depart daily (Sundays ex eepitedl, as fillow8s: Neig Orleans and Donaldsoncille-Per New O)rleans and Texas railroad-Arrives at 12 nM., departs at 12:30. J)onaldsonrille and Bayou S~nra-Per steam ers Jolhn W. Cannon and Edward J. Gay -Meonday, Wednesday, Friday and Sat urday evenings. J)onaldsonville and A ssuntption--Per stalge line to Napeleouville-Arrives II A. St., deplarts 1 r'. cm. All otlher routes discontinued Jan. I, 1879. To insure dispatch drop all letters in the poest-olice by 11:301 A. .t. W. G. WILKINSON, P. M. DONALDSONVILLE, LA., Saturday, May 29, 1880. ii mm ~.. . .... LOCAL JOTTINGS. Chew Jackson's Besweet It Navy Tobacco. Cincho-Quinine iicirces chills and fever. F]or the particulars of the mu-rder of MIr. Theogene L. Gaudet in St. .Jau'es parish we are indebted to our friend and correspondent "K. l.. A." A Itudget of St. Jamttes items fromnt his allenti penl will iappeart in oiul next iss-Ie. Reed's Gilt. Eldge Tonic cures swamp fever. 1oev. ,Robt. S. Stuart kindly tratnstiit ted to the CHIIEF stflf c otpmllimoentury tiiekets to the concert give) for the Itno lit of Christ Church, Napoleonville, last "Wednesday e'vening. Th'e attention was aplpreciatedl 1d thei reverell gentlhiiani has our thanks. leed's Gilt Edge Tonic eures dyapep Our young friend Ned lisley, , Esq., has deposited enll the editor's desk an Irish potato, a specimen of the new crop, that cclipses ill size any of that species of vegetable we have seen this year. The only fault we can il ud with that 'tater, Nedl, is that it isn't sulticiently nIunieroLs. We should like to make the aicquaintance of its sistiers atd its cousins anid its aunts to thei extent of a peck or two. Our good frien'd Major Owen McLeran, the popular IU. S. ])Deputy Surveyor fio the parishes of St. Charles, St. John and St. Jauies, paid a visit to D)onaldsonville, Tuesday, and did not omit to pull thei latch string of the CImnrw office in his p'eranibulLations about town. The editor regrets that ablseuce from horne pre vented hini fron having thlie pleasure of ulteeting the Major, but if lie doesn't give Its anlothler chanllce to survey his saIUve features and grasp his atmple paw, lie isn't the civil en ginleer we take himii for. Mtu:nit). ix Sr. JAMEs.-Mr. Theogele L. (audet, a respected citiz n of St. Jamul's patiricsh who kept a store in the Longview settleen'ut, was brutally Inur dered by iInknownt persoins last Molltdly nlight. A lad 12 years of 9lgo wlho slept in ; rear room of the store building wii the proprietor', says tha.t jtst after goilng to bed he heard Mr. Gaudet closiig the dlools and windows of the store ; that 8everal parties cantloe anid knocked at the loor atnd when it was reopened stated that they wished to purcllhase soutl her rinigs anid grits. At this point the bioy fell asleep tud knew niotliig uiitil the foillowing day of the trageedy euae.ted so nioer him. Next luo:i"ing the store door was foinld olpen, atnd upon eniitering the Ilretmisss, neighbors discovered that the shelves, armtoir, ibureau, tritliks anld side pouard had beent rtansacked. the imoniey dItViw'rs robbed of their conitents and a considerable, quanltity of goods carried a.way. Under a pile of dry goods behiind the colitter was founllld the lifeless body of Mr. Gaudet. Examiniationi revealed that lie had been beaten to death with a club or somiie othelr blunt inlstrulimenlt, the eft side of thlt skull having -heeni fate i.ured no less thlan tell times. No c'ie to the nutilrderus robbiert has ttetli olb tained lip to date, biutt it will be sira i'ge if some of the stoleni goods-inclutding hats, hohs, iun's shnes, shirts, lace, ribbit.els tLc.--do not coins to light and afford a :ira.e to tlhe identity of the assassins. It, is suplililse.l thalt tilhe suoiudrelll s got Ia llarge suIi iilf moliney, some estil:ltiiig it ais high :ias fiour or live o htisaind dollars. Mr. (atlldet was .1 yeatrs of age, a i;itis e of St. .Jamles, and \as highly esteetnled and respected in the contilulnity. The fact tha:t he was enigaged to ie mlarried oil the ilth of June, adds to the melit c:holy character ofrhis terrible fate. 'The fitineral took jlhlee Wedti;.tsdaly nioriit' , howih the reutains of the laiteutut de teas.led to their last restilig place in tlie *LI.a ·vetual oif t. Ml:h;lJel' c.hliurclh. Cheevers ys. Duffel. Text of the Supreme Ciourt' -Decision De claring the Rht of Jndge Chee vers to Assumehis Office. No. 7881, State of Louisiana ex rel. John A. Cheevers, es. Henry L. Dutfel, et als. Mr. Chief Justice Bermudez delivered the opinion and decree of the Court in the words and figures following, to-wit: John A. Cheevers was a candidate at the last election for the office of Judge of the 22nd Judicial District Court in this State, ind obtained a majority of votes cast for that lrosition. This result having been announced in the manner required by law, he was colllnissioned as such Judge by the Governor on the 5th of January, 1850, and took the oath of office on the 26th of tilhe sae month. On the 2d of April following, a petition was filed in the nnlae of the State, by the At torney General anidthe local District At torney, before the Fourth J udicial District Court, charging, for stated reasons, the ineligibility of Cheevers, to the office of Jdlge of tile 22d Judicial District Court, and asking for an injunction to prevent him front entering upon said office. The Judge then presiding over the Fourth Judicial District Court, granted the order, and the def'endent, Cheevers, was accordingly forbidden from acting as Judge of the 22d Judicial District. On the 5th of April, the day on which the 22d Judicial District Court was to have been organizeld under Art. 264 of the Constitution, Cheevers did not with the usual solemnity attending such acts, open Court and enter upon his functions; but It. I. Duffel, by whom the order of ilnjulction had.been issued, as Judge of the Fourth Judicial )istrict Court, claimiing to be still the Judge of that Court and to be the tacting Judge of the Twenty-Second .Judicial Distriict Court, and considering himself authorized in the premises, assumed to open and or ganize; the said Court. On April 15th ftidlowing, under the same belief, and claiming to act in the same capacity, lie assumed again to open the said Court. Thel and there, Cheevers the defend ant illn said case objected to the course. pursued by said lacting Judge, and of iered a protest which was not allowed to be tiled. To such refusal a bill of ex c·ption was reserved. O)ii the 16th of April, John A. Cheeveres, in the I:nIme of the State, applied to this Court Itr a writ of prohilbition to pre vent the State officers ah'lreidy mentioned, and said acting Judge, from fairther pro ceeding in the case brought agai.nst him as Iheftre stated, and prayed for general relief. The Court allowed a restraining ortier, anlld issuued a rle 10to show ca:use why the jprohiblition askted should not he made perpettual. The grounds relied on hy Cheovers are: 1st. That the Fourth Judicial District Court was without jurisdiction to take cogniiz rIce ofanul try the sIit in lquestion. 2dl. That Il. L. )utlff, late Judge of the Fourth .Judicial District Court, was absolutely incompetent and withollt any lpower to presido over the 22d Judicial Dist rict Court, :4. That neither of said two Courts had tlhe power to enjoinl and restrain a cnlnissiolnedl District Judge froit en tering into his office and upon the1 dis chargc, of his duties. The defenldalts have mlade separate retlllurns alltagouistical to the pretensions of John A. Cheevers in this Court for the relief sought and expllattory of their condluct. The groullls upon wlichi the relator relies, and upuol which the. respondents resist hilll arel so intimlately conneclllted ] and iltlnded, that it is hardly lpossible to pass upon the one without determinling the otlersx. W\e shalll therefiore dleal with all of tllem siunltaneously. We are t clear that the (c.ventioll of 1879, in tended that at the adoption of the con stitiution which it faired, rihe judiciary systetll created and established under the constitution of 18I;8 should cease and t shlould e superteded in the iaanner ad i at thel timle provided for iby them in the new organic law. Article X157. Tile Fourth .Julicial I)istriet Court, wholse, territorial j:urisdictioll embr'aced the parishes of St. Charles, St. .John, St. James and Ascension, was to exist" no morle anter the first Monday of April, 1880 an111 two coullrts werel crcated by the constitution of 1379, whose jurisdic tion was to extend over tilat territory, t nanwily: The 22 Jl tlicial District Court t over thie parishes of St. Jan11s Iland Aseen- - siou, the 26th Judicial D)istrict Court t over tile iparishes of St. Charles anld St. Johlll th.il laptist behsides the ilarishl of .Jeffe01sonl, which cpreviouisly was snhject to anotlher juirisdiction. Conmnissioned and sw OnI as hle was, as .IIigl of tlie 22d1 Judlicial D1istrict (iCourt, John A. Chee ver. would oil the 5th day of April,1880, hilave physically enteroled uplo the dis charge of his otlial duties, but fir the ilnjnlctionl torbidding hii trolt doinug so. Relying uplon Artioel 171 of the Constitu tion of 1879, which provlides thlat certainl classes of perlsonll slhall he, for certalin cal-eu s incligihle to :any office lf trust, lprofit or honor iluner th State goverll- t ilent, andl nreferring certain. grave charges against Che(eveIrs the State rep resented by its ottiers, hriought tlhe suit already mentioned, and enjoined hint . fromll acting lIs Judge of the )22"d Jldlicial Dist ilet Court. 1Had thle Fourth .Jldicial District Court the right of entertaining si h slIc a suit i It inay have had so far as tlhe proceeedings5 coltteIlplated a judgnitllt toa decl;re Cheevers ineligible, lu.t thlis is not a questionl that we can now11 determlinlle adli which may collie hereafter on appeai. The Fourth Judicial District Court could not, however, isse, as it did, an. iujune tion against Clleevers, Iwho had beet. olnuutissioled and svworn as .iJudge of the 2"2d Judicial District Court. The alhle gation, verided by allihi:t\it, that, unih as the iiinjunction issued, the State would sustaiui iirrpariale illjury, call not, it :0ou1ld seem to 1us, he ,justifiable by any assulimed state of facts, for w,- ell i ltnot re alize what daliage, relparable or not, the iState would slIttler iua the evenlt that a lCheevers hul glln into office. The proceeding was not oilur to rellove C'hee\ers, but nlie Il )l'event hiill froml0 enitering oil the discllarge of the fui1ie tions ofl Judge of said Coulrt,. andil ulti i Imately to d(isqualifv himi :absoluthely. Hiad tile suit been to remllove liiui after indiuction, io injunictionl couild have itbeen i1s1ued, even by the Sull'eitn Court, (Article 200), to prevent him from fur tiler lperforming judilcial acts. The suit blrouight woui'ld have continued witihout such rest raltilillg 1iprI:ess and1I would have en1ded only lay ;I final adju tdicati)u of the mlatters at issue1, so im ! p'talit is it that judicial ot.ieers, partic i tlarly, entrusted with the admlinistrartion of jultice. he not interfered with alnd molested while fulilling their tfunictiolns,. ilnle-;s the inlterfti!'ence or lmolestation be clearly alIt liorized by law. The petitiolil'or an injunction was lire slted in the of thee Sttate, but tile) illesioli arises: How ca tll the State, all ter its highest exeulllive ,laliter had coim it issi)ellCd C(heevers to a:tI is JiudlIe of said COlrt, alsslumel the alttitulde of an or diln:arv litigantll aipprehendinig wrong, gol letfre owil,' oft its sublordinate judicial funlctionari.es an1I, oil tile av\'orlellt of dreadedtl irreparable ilnjulry, ask all i1ume li:ate sunsilnllioH l of the acioll of thte Ix eciut i\v DeIalrtale'llt, unlireta'illd ais it was, lv alii competent alilthority, and w..e'll the otlice to he tilled, is originallyI taallnt. and1 is not judicially elaimled Ib ani litigant, settling up better right T! T he t' ,ate c ihi not do so -in l its ow n l t exclisiv-e niallie in siclh a case, without hringingl ilito sluddlli and deplorable con- J tlict, those trevo co-lordinate hiranill'hes at govi ilttlenit which are, alnd ,hould h1,, t kept distinct land indepletliletUalutItii tas disturbing the functions of the g-wern ment in the administration of justice by the judiciary departmlent. The conse quence of such improvident action, is verified by the circumstances attending the granting of the injunction com plained of, which has practically, main tained in apparent authority acting un der color of office as Judge of the 22d Judicial District Court, the late Judge of the late Fourth Jmlicial District Court. We are, under the exigencies of the ex ceptional and unparalleled circumstan ces of the case, constrained to treat H. L. Duffel not as the Judge de jure which he is claimed to be, but as the Judge de fac to acting under color of office of the 22d Judicial District Court, as otherwise, if he was no Judge at all, we would have no authority to entertain as we do, the present proceedings against him, and there might possibly exist a wrong with out apparent remedy; an eventuality which should by all legitimate means, if possible, be avoided. There is no force in the objection that the Judge of the Fourth Judicial District holds over until his successor shall have qualified. His Court being defunct, he officially dies with it. The 22d Judicial District Court, is a neow Court which does not succeed but supercedes the Fonrth Ju dicial District Court, with different pow ers, duties, responsibilities, and distinct territorial limitations. We are therefore pf opinion, that whether or not the case was properly before the Fourth Judicial District Court, that Court has, at the instance of the State and its officers transgressed the bounds of its jurisdiction in grant ing the injunction which it has allowed without any warrant and the effect of which might have proved so disastrous. All hiatus or .interregnum was well provided against by the constitution of 1879, for the administration of justice in the territory over which the Fourth Jp dicial District Court previous to the first Monday of April, 1880, had jurisdiction ; the 22nd Judicial District Court had been created and there was in esse and in readiness to discharge the functions of Judge thereof, a duly commissioned and qualified officer who would have done so had it not been tfor the injunction ille gally issued against hitm, but which he respected anyhow. When that court became defunct, all the causes ponding before it, were trans ferred, by operation of law, to the court provided for to fill the vacancy created by its extinction. The case No. 2013 of its docket there fore passed to the 22nd Judicial District Court created by the constitution of 1879; but us it is brIloglht against the person who obtained the majority of votes as Judge of that court and who claims to have been elected such, he is incompnletent to determine it, or to deal with it in any manner, except for the purpose of disposing of it as is provi ded by Act No. 40) of 1880, regulating the trial of reettsed cases in the District Courts, the parish of Orleans excepted. It is not perhaps out of place to remark here that the acting Judge should have entertained the protest offered by Chee ers anil ruled upon it in the exercise of his judicial discretion as lie might have thought best uider the law, previous to allowing any default to 1e taken as was permitted by him to be tdone, which de fault will have necessarily to be set aside as a nullity should the dlefeni'dats have any lreliimisary defeinse to urge which the law required to be filed before issue joined. The petition of the relator concludes with a prayer for general relief, which i,. a case involving great public inter est, may be considered suscepltible of legitimate amplitientioni. Under its cov e. e we think ourselves justified in the exercise of our plenIry powers within the limits of constitutional boundaries, to a:tijust tihe matter herein agitated, and to regulate the saume for time preser vation of public order and the nluinte inince of the well-bleing of society; otherwise, a judicial district of impor tance mi'ighlt indetinitely be deprived of its judicial od.icer, to the great and snure ly irreparable damage of the citizens cn titled to protection within its realm. We clonsider that 1-I L. LDuflfel is not only withoult authority to a act any longer as .I dg' de facto of the 22id Judicial l)is tricit Cou.t i the State rs. Clheevers, No. 2t01 of the Docket of. the Fourth Judici al District Court above mentioned, but in any other cases before said Court; that John A. Chcevers must be permit ted to elitier tulitp the discharge of his funictionsii n thle commeissionmed and quali fied iJuldge of the '2d .ludicial District Court, to try and determine all matters lereill actually oi r hereafter pinding, except the said case against. hitm, where in hie shall rocmuse himself and make the ;ipoiintnimlwt lhreiu betorie mienetiolnedl, ;t1d also scllh olthur c(asis in which there may Ie good and valid cause to legally recmse him. It is thereftre ordered, a:djudged anti decreed that the pirohilbitini herein pIro visionally issued be made perpel ual, that It L. Duffel be accordingly frlbidden t from ac:tiug as. udge, either of the late Fourth .Itlicial District Court, or of the 22nd Judlicial Dist. Court afilresajid; that tlet trial of ase of tih C i the State vs. Chleevers, No- 201:, of the docket of the late Fourth Judi.iad District Court, lbe transfeirred to th,, 22dtl J.ldicial D)istrict Court and be proceeded with aitcording to law., after the appl)oittment of a Jluge to thS tle saue uindler Ir)ovisions of Act NSo. 40 of 180(), relative to rcensed Celses in District Courts ontsihde of the parish (Orleans, and Jo.ahn A. Cheevers be per- I uitted anti authorized to eater uponth the disclar:ge of the duties of Judge of the 22nd Judicial District Court, without 1 i'prejudice to the rights otf whoam tt uaay c,.nceru to contest his eligibi:lity to that otlfice. The respondent to pay costs of these iprlcee'dings. Y. 1. IL. A.-A t a imcoting of tilhe Young i Men's IItebrew ASsociaLionn held Thurs day, May 20,. tih following oflihers were I elected for the elnsuinlg year: Iresident-A. Netter, Vice l'resedent-Ailfred Levy, Secretaly--Moise Levy, .Jr. Treasulrce.,r-Julius Thal, Li!rarian-Rev. G. Levy. We colngratula?.te- the Association upon this excellent selcction of officers, and also iupon havitg lprocured a tett and valuable litt!c library andl the necessary fniuniur t'e pertaining to a reading roonm. We understanll that the( mIntthly meet ings of the Avssociation are very ilterest iug and that the nmemnibers are making raplid progress as debaters and in tile ac quisithtin of usefull literary know:l(tdgc. 1)r. l)Dmiaiiq.ue is at a loss to: know how\\ the news of thalt latest arrival ill his family ftiul its way into thei CuiEF. Alh, Ioctor, lthese newspaper fiendts are like old Joey lBigstock-sli., devilish sly. Boblbic Burns showed that lie hald a ctr rent apprleciatlion of the ubiquitousiness of the ltraft whncl he wrote If there's a hole ill a' your coats I rede ye u'te it ; A tch iel's a oniag ye iakii' notes. An' fa ith he'll larent it. Attend tlhe contcert tre It given at Ilollltiiq iue's Hll1l. Siniudyl V"renitg. June oi. ad aid a wotthly ijeic. Ti, k Sets ol. .a 'entis. Congressional Convention, Third 1 Distrifet. NEw ORLE.NS, LA., May 25, 1880. The delegates assembled at the hall ' corner of Canal and Chartres streets, at t 10 A. M., pursuant to notice and agree- I ment, and were called to order by L. E. Bentley, member and secretary of the district committee, who read the follow ing call NEW ORLEANS, May 24, 1880. Hon. W. W. Wharton, Chairman Third Congressional Committee: Sir-You will please call a meeting of the delegates elected to the Third Con gressional Convention on Tuesday, the 25th day of May, 18)0, at 69 Canal street (over Triscona,s saloon), at 10 o'clock A. 1 M., for the purpose of nominating a can didate for Congress from the said Dis triet, and to transact such other business as nmay come before the said convention. Very respectfully, D. H. Reese of Caleasieu. T. A. Cage of Terrebonne. A. F. Riard of Lafayette. L. A. Martinet of St. Martin. Theo. Fontelien of Iberia. PI. Landry of Ascension. L. E. Bentley of Ascension. On motion of Geo. Drury of Assump tion, Oscar Crosier was elected temporary chairman by acclamation. L. E. Bentley was elected temporary secretary by acclanation. Jno. A. Brookshier of Vermilion moved that a committee of flve on credentials be appointed. Carried. The chair appointed as the committee Brookshier of Vermilion, Ledet of La fonrche, Martinet of St. Martin, Cage of Terrelsmine and Merchant of Iberia. On motion, the convention took a re cess to await the report of tile committee. The conmmittee returned after an hour's absence and submitted by unanimous re port the following list of delegates en titled to seats in the convention : .Ase..,nio n-P. Landry, 11. O. Maher, L. Lefort, L. E. Bentley, A. T. Grigsly, P. A. Jones, G. W. Butler, A. Burnett.- Eight delegates with four votes. Assu.lnaptiem--George Drury, Jos. Cas taigce, Jos. B. Nelson, A. Ambroise. Calefasinc-D. It. Reese. Camero-T. F. F. Monroe; Edw. Jackson, proxy. Iberia-Theo'lore Fointelieu, Alexander Brant, W. B. Merchant, proxy; P. A. Veazie, Charles I)ecuir, proxy. Iberrille-T. T. Allain, J. S. Davidson, P. . D)eslomde, J. WV. A. Verrett, Robt. O. Helert. Alternates-D. L. LWoodson, A. J. Barnes, Isaac Martin, N. Anthony Coleman, Wmn. Harris. LafaJette-A. F. Riard. Lfmi,,rcmhc-Taylor Beattie, F. Stern- - berg, proxy; I lery Grimes, Ienry Frank lin, M. A. Ledct. St. Mlarin--L. A. Martinet, Gustave 4 Journet, proxy, L. A. Martinet. St. Mary-C. B. )arrall, C. H. St. Clair, F. W. Liggins, Able D)avis, M. S. Jackson. Terrebonue--T. A. (agf, E. W. Condon, O. Crosier; proxy; Jordan Stewart, R. P. Juslmson. Fe'rmtiitos-Jno. A. Brookshier. T. T. Allain of Iber-ille rovedc to adolpt thIe report of the commnittee as thie roll of tie coniventioin. Seconded. J. S. 1)avidson of Iberville movedI as an amiendment tlhat the contesting dele igation from Ascensiou and St. Miary lpar ishes be admitted or half votes. After di.ise.rssion, Mr. Alla'in called tile r previous question onr the whole subljectI matter. Carried o(i call of the roll by unani ntoulS vote. The yea.s and nays were demlciaidedl1 our MIr. Davidson's iuuedmenit, and it was rejected-yea-ns, 9; nays, ?6. The main (luestion was now put, being tihe otilion of Mr. Allaini to aldopt the re port of tilhe eOlllltiitte- O0 credentials as the roll of the conventioin. The motion I was adopted. The roll was now called and all the delegates answered to their anmies-35 in urnumier. A motion to go tinto*pernlanent orgaIn izatiion was aldopted. Thleoo. Foutelieu was electedl permanenlt chairman by acclamatioi and L. A. Mar- 7 tinet of St. Martin secretarly. Or motionu of Mar. Allaini a vote of thanks was ten!iered to the temporary ollite'iis. Nomiiiations for Coirgressnmaur being ldeclaredl ill order, T1'. T. Allin of Iber- 1 ville rnormiiatled Judge Taylor Bleattie of I Laftiurchle, warmly culogizing the candli dlate. Tile. nominiititn wnas seeoeiiCId bcy L. E. Bentley of Ascension, T. A. CUrge of Terreboiuce, MI. T1'. JicksIIon of St. Mary, Hellnry (;rimesl of Lafiuch.e, N. A. Cole- t man of Ilerville aInd, otlhers in appro priate( rcllmiarks.. On illotiol of (Co. I)Drnrr- of Assunlmp tion rejected coritestaits were accorded thie privilege of expressing their views on thie inomi.natioin. On miotion of L. A. Marltinet of St. Mri tin the roll was called oi the iorni nation, resulting iu, tlhi.rty-li\'ve votes for Beatti.-the nitole eollvelutinl, viz : A.sccn.sion-P. Landry, II. O. 1Mahier, L. Leforr, L. E. Bentlcy, A. T. Grigsbyl , 1'. A. Jones, G. W. lButher, A. Utrnett.-. Eightn delegates with fihir votes. Assrratlioin-(G.orge Drulry, Jos. Cas taigne, Jos. J I. Nelson, A. Amrbroise. ('alcasnir--I)-D. II. Reese. ( awu.rTonr--l Edward Jacksoir. lberia.-Thecodore Foutelieu, ,'. B. lMer chant, Charles 1 recair. lberrille-T. T'1. Allain. J. S. David.-on,. P. G. lesloid, J.. . A. Verunett, Wmo. Harris. Lnnfayclte- -A.. F1'. Ifiard... L,:!bar c e--F. Sternbel, rgI T. Grimnes, HIenry Frankilin, 3l. A. Ledet. St. Marlin--L. A. Martinet, 2 v-otes. St. .ltry--C. i. Darrall, C. H. St. Clair, F. . Liggins, Ahbe l)a\vis, 31. S. Jacksorn. hiorrebonn el-T. A. ('tge, O. Crosier,. Jor dan Stewart, R. I'. Jolhnbsoni. r Frmilion-rJini. A. Brookshier. ' SIllll.nitelme of tlr.ee, consistillng of T. A. Cage of Terrelionnre, C'. i. )arrail of St. M'lry and T. T. Allain of hlherville, w na. ippoirted to notify JIIulge lcattie of his nomolrilration. The conuiittee presently returned with the ioirinIee wr'llo addlressedl the ciiioven tioi, aeceptrirg the inruri'rtirn 'roln thlanuking thie counv.entio; for thne c'lripl-, mlienlt. After conisiderbI:lrre distrnsiio lln e tile sihject oi ftrming a I'ongies'ioial lOis tif'ct (2Cro iii ', our mou " o I. T. .lJarkson, '1 't. .fur-, in w. de.it.. h that the parishes should select the same nnm ber of membetrs of the committee as they have IRepresentatives in the General As sembly, and that the president of the convcution aplKint four members from the district at large. On motion of Mr. Allaiu, the president and secretary of the convention were also made president and secretary of the district committee. The convention took a recess of fifteen minutes to allow the delegations to se lect members of the district cormmittee. At the expiration of the recess, the convention was again called to order, and the following appointments of meem bers of the district committee announced: Ascension-It. O. Maher. _Asssnmltion-Gco. Drury, B. Gardner. Calcasieu-D. H. Reese. Cameron-T. F. Monroe. Iberia-S. Wakefield. Iberrille-J. S. Davidson, J. W. A. Ver rett. Lafayette-W. H. . Williams. Lufourcle-M. A. Ledet, H. Franklin. St. Mrtlin-L. A. Martinet. St. Mgry--F. M. Tucker, M. S. Jackson Terrebonne-R. B. Johnson, O. Crozier. ermilion--Jno. A. Brookshier. On motion of Mr. Allain the conven tion adjourned sine die. THEO. FONTELIEU, President. L. A. MARTINET, Secretary. List of Letters Remaining in the Donaldsonville Post Office May 29, 1880. Banks, Miss Mary HIebert, Joseph Bullock, Lou Henderson, Henry Brown, Charles Joyce, Bill Brusau, Mary McDaniel, Henry Carr, John Moore, J M Ferry, Adele Pleasant, Seraphine (uerin. Jnlo G Riehardson. L W Gelin, V U Roberson. Henry Savage, Capt S It If not called for in four weeks will be sent to the Dead Letter Office. W. G. WILKINSON, P. M. an | nu in NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. For Sale. SIX 4-hogshead Wooden Coolers. One SCopper Strike Pan, with Copper Worm and all steam pipe connections, all in coml plete and perfect order. Also sonic kettles. All the above will be sold at reasonable figures by i1. ISRAEL & CO. Auction! Auction! AUCTION! There will be sold at auction, to the high est bidder, on Saturday, July 3rd, 1880, in front of the R. E. Lee Hotel, by D. Israel, Deputy Sheriff, per account of whom it may concernl, a large lot of splendid open and topl BUGGIEs and CARRIAGE-. Persons in need of a Buggy or Carriage will do well to tatterd the sale, where they can not fail to be suited, and at great bar gains. tuy31 Notice. fIIE UNI)ERSIGNEDI, heirs and legal Srepresentatives of George W. Watterson, deceased, hereby give notice that they are, about to apply to the United States Govern mient, under the provisions of Sections 2362, 2363 and 3689 of the United States Revised Statutes, for the repayment of the purcihase money on the following cash entries of p1ub lic land, viz: The S. W. ; of See. 27. T. 9, S. R. 3 East, entered June 10 18:16. Certificate No. 874. Lots No. 9. 10, 15 and 16, in See. 25, T. 9, S. 1. ' East, entered September 17. 18:3. Certificte No. 200. Lots No.3 and 4, in See. 2, T. 9, S. R. 3 East, enutred January 6, 18316. Ccrtificate No. 426t. and Lots No. 3 and 1, in See. 25, T. 9, S. PR 2 East, entered September 18, 8, 35. Certificate No. 255, and all in the'Southeastern land district of Louisiana. 'that all of the duplicate certificates of such entries properly assigned to said Geco. W\. Watterson, deceased, have been lost or destroyed, and can not now be produced. CHARLES WATTERSON, WATTERSON. Notice to Creditors. State of Louisiaual-Twenity-Second Judicial District Court. Albert Labe vs. No. 43, His Creditors. PARISiH OF ASCENSIsON, May 29. 1880. 7l10 3IESSRS. Yale & Bowling: Ilerkson 1 Bros.; Folger & Co.; Wakerbarth & Joseph ; A. Wolf & Co.; Peter Boehm : In slracte Oil Co.; Schwartz & Feitcl; G. ItR. Finlay & Co.; G(oudelutux & Silhernagel; ,Julius Meyer; Rice, Born & Co.; C. Jouhert & Co.; J. K. Levy & Son: J II. i. Adderl: iWhite & Iyrne; E. )e Lanzaic; Albert & Reinerth ; tl . Pokoriy ; E. I3uoth ; A. Gug'-r heim ; Joseph Vigu:s; R. Fasuachtt; Felix Loeb; Morris McGraw; J. Dreyfus & Co., L. Lipman; A. A Greenwood; li.. J. Mullen ; Miller & I)iehuan: Menz & Paul of the city ott New Orleans : Gentlemen0-You are hereby notified that by virtue of an order issued by the Hn. thelt *11tnd Judicial District Court of the State of Louisiana in and for the parish of Ascension, on the 29!tlh May. inst., 1580, on the applic:a tion of Aliert Labe of the parish of Ascll - sion for a respite, a meeting of his creditors will be Ihlt before ilc. the uudersigled No tary, at lily office, on Crescetll place, in tlIt' town of )ounaldsonville, on Friday, the 9th day of July. A. D. 18.0, at 10 o'clock, A. M. Respectifully, etc. FELIX REYNA U.D, Not:ruy Public. In Full Blast at the Old Stand ! IILLEISEN'S Copper, Tin and Sheet-Iron WORT S, DONALDSON IILLE, LA. Manufactory of Strike P;tus, Evaporaling Pans. Clarifiers. Juice Boxs. Syrup 'l'aIlks. Chimucys and Brecchiugs, Force and l.ift lpumlnps, etc. Steam Trains put up and fully guaranteed Also] kicps- on .ittl a full supply of Steam Ganges, Iron Pipes and Fittings. for steaml and water use. MIr. Blileiseitn lags leave to reftir to the following uttllid plllantelrs 1ho1 have u-,d or are still using his Strike Pans: EIMER BAI)ER, Iberyiill,. D1). R. CARROLL. LI,;ANN & BAILEY, Ascension. IIEM NN & I3I, I.EMANN & SON, SEYMOUR & C'., .IOHI RlEUSS. JAMES TELLER. IMR. MI. ISRAEL & CO.. St. Jamites. lION. TAYLOR BEATTIE, Asumluptitn. A. J. SHARP, E. J. VICKNAIi. lION. D. F. KENNIER., New Orleanils. JobbinJ and r'ou l ort d q ert J ro,, ,lJ attItedrd to td lood'r-tle .cl . e.s. St. Joseph's Academy, I)onaldsonville, La. 73iHE annual session of this Ilnstitution .I will coltmence on Ml tday, Novetlle:l 11, 178. The Acadcmic class wi eonltinuec unthanuged. The preparatori. cia s.-, v. ill he rtorgaltized. It.struction illo liltary vue ties givetn three times a wetik, grati.t. Fo' tt'lnsel lll itlll , hr:rd, 'oir ,.r ' ,EinE . P'r, syte -r&-. I'E. .;)NEi. J flal line of GOODS. -.A T Attractive Prices. DECORATED CHAMBER SETS. BERNARD LEMANN, DONALOSONVILLE, LA. SCHONBERG'S LIVERY, SALE AND -AND- Undertaker's Establishm't Itailroad Avenue, opposite City Hotel, Donaldsonville. Cheaper than the Cheap Stable ! A FINE ITEARISE and a full assortment of SCOFFINS o Of all Sizes, Styles and Prices. 7 \\,1. have a preparation for preserv ig bodies an indefinite hetigthi of time in the warncat weather, which will be applied u gratis, andi IHearse f'lurnishld FIree of Chalrge, when the Coffin is plurchased at this estub lisluent. .. - FRESI KENTUCKY IHORSES, NEW BUGGIES. CA RRIAGES, HiAC(KS, SAI)DLES & HARNESS at redue*d rates of hire. Particular atten tion to tbardling horses. A supply of feed, IIAY, CORN, OATS and BRAN, always on sale at bottom miiarket prices. A spacious Mule Pell has been provided in conmection with the stables. atfordling unequaled facilities to drio veilrs alll tradiers for the aecommlliudation of their stock at bell-rock rates. TRY US. Satisfaction must and shall be giveln to patrons. Respectfully, an.u3 SCIIONI;ERG. List of Jurors, Drawn for service at the IMay Term of the Twenity--Seconid Judicial Iris trict Court, l'ariish of Ascension. !'LIutT WElIiK. Names. W uld. Name. ii WV . iil Anu.ile iivern ,i 7 The(ogetie (.ith, i Ernest l'tud, 8 SylvaIic (lludin, I A. J. Ficl:hlanut, 8 Jos. Arinaud. Jr., J Camtille LIsBlane, - C. D. )ltijui, John Johnson, I; Julhs A rauld. .Jerry Sgouu, 6 1'. Sabin Brand, Butler urray, 41 Ernest Marchdln,, 5 Nire Merritt, 1 J. ho wel, Anidrew Iini, . Frmnk lhavut r, Valsin Clei.itnt, 4 JIohn. . Lr.,ssltt, I. Johnt i Bulhoireau, 5 l'lJ"y Collins, C. F. Moserh , R,"d lul, Alcitle 't lhS, 7 Alfte tit .C rpt nler, Thoi :.s hMaplte 5 Edw. S. Coerly, ; John Ilictshtepslki, S Jacob Trhontmas, ' 5 I)ennis Framncois, 5 TLheoplile E~.stve, 3 Valsin Jaililes. 7 'hs. M-arehatnd, i Camille Poinier, 7 R.obert Fulton. S. J.. E. Pertuis, 5 Louis J. Trudeau. I ,ht.s. Loupe. 5 Felix S. htbin,. Rodollph Iraud 4 Benrj. Les is. A. 1). Vega. 4 Martin Gies:, Jtllin 3larch I :lll, an 7 'tl . Iolir l:k, t.,t .1. It. hl1 .rt, 7 ;- y , \V. Mitct-l li, ; I 31,li.e L,, ilaue,t SECOND WEEK. .Xmnes. \\rith. Names. t trd. D)esimon l'idal, 4 Githe Gautithan;utc, 7 \Vin,. C. o1:l1rs. rI Et gt e I ritt ., l Jamesi Lewis, G N. P. Dubois, 7 llobt. Chaplian, Jr.i. (rille Gaudin. 5 IIutbert Co(mes. 5 IilbeItt Smith, I; R:aphael Lanilhy, 7 Jas. D. llendursun, `s Auguste H Ifele, 4. Chuarl-s lit.haid, t Anldrew (irn. G Victor (iuedlr. I F. Bhtjamin, Jr.. 5 IV. II. Jall,r. 1 J. Pro. t,.r Lelm nu. -i ,ueuts a Kn:ight. G; Hlorae T- o kinhis:. 7 S. V\. hi,'b. Khtllvrt At(-,)n. ;. Chlts. Aqptestrtumi. 7 Bacchus W alk..r, _ MI..t i,tMe . u, Jr., .1 L. A. hBriinginr, r., P tur.-: 'at;c , Johnl Johnson, .3 hcej. F. Dleatolt, The first wet-k of ther tirt Iti u tn Mon day, 31"y 2l. 18il: It tthoesec tu wtt k onl -tiitt L. E. 1HENTILY. (ltt-k of Count. O I fre.: Ad II.If LAL.trT&Cti., t t..ri, Maiii. JACKSON RAILRLOAD I1E-HOUSE, Now.I ,e" ()rlieanixt, JL:i. S. M. FUCICH, Propriotor. i. flox z1J.. titut THE WHITE IS KING The Eaniie~st eollini ; The l3est Saiti.fyin - SEWING MACHINE. Its Introduction and World-Renowned Reputation was the death-blow to High-Pri.ed Machines. E ° There are n0o Second-Hand White Machines in the Market. This is :t very important matter. as it is a well-known and undisputed fact that rma;y of the so-called first-class machines wlidtnl Are offered sit cheap now a-days are those that have been repossessed (that is, takeu back front customers after use) and re-built anid puit upon tlihe nmarket is new. 'T'he White is the peer of any seuirg mnat elille low upitOn the mlarket. It is much larg:er than the family machirie of the Singer. Howe and Veed make. It costs tmore tio malluau:trlttie thtan either of the atores:tid machines. Its cnstruction is simple, positive and diurable. Its worIimaship i. un i surpusd. Do not Buy any Other Before Trying THE WHITE. Pt- l'rices and Terms made Satisftetory. AGENTS WANTED. "'MS -GREGG. Agent, 151 C(anal St., New Orleans. Charter Perpetual. Louisiana Epitalle LIFE INSURANCE CO., 39......Ca'rondelet street,.------ 9 New Orleans, La. E. Ii. IlRIG(GS .............President, .1l N i ENI DER lRSON,...... tice Preslent, A. 1',A'lTO iN..............--- ccretarSy. The Policies of the Louisiana Equitable Liife Insi:t anie Comtittany are registered, antid the, l-serve thereon deposited tol the ctredit ,el the Policy with the Auditor and Treasutrer of Stlte, in etompli, ncec with an Art. alpprov ed April 2, 1877, entit:led : Ant Act io better scenre holde.rs (etf Lif Ihsur:at cl:'e ,licies in this Stte ; to proide a treserve tfund threm; antl for other <. CEiTITIICKATE Of the .itlditor of Sutate Is Annexled to Each Policy. This Coumpatny t nmprqlied with the pro vi-ions 0f the aisve Act andl math -its :cirtoud dl-posit of the rcquired rrxerret Januaryt 23, 1P79. ALLEN TI731EL, Audsitr. ACTIVE AGE.' T.' . WA~.i'.-'LD. Apply to GOOURRWIt & McN.&aIR, G(;en!er; Agents,_ Baton uonge, La. 1\-.. L. ROc('IIE,...... .Aenr:t, Plaqurmintn. SNO 1. T. 'llIO;() UX Agent. l'hiilodaux, (G. 1)J1MAII"......... ...Agent. Ctonvent, IV. C. AAN,...................Scial Aget, L. A. C'OOI)IB, Agent, I)onald onville, Iau. .;- 1r. Ctl, ; . -u .i .es lire i.;ks oil ,' n,,, f'v'r". ble t'"ms. C-l.. lt him ht fbr- iP:-+trhn. )Doctor II. ,A. White's VERTIHi 'U O RECLtEDY --1(5.- Bots, 'Colic, :nitd T'mn c itlleis ',[t -El)tl . 1 -SI. ttttih.% · ." "S-