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March 3, 1869. n24:10m
Da. R. D. WHYTE
HAS resumed the practice of Medicine
and offers his services to the citizens of
Trenton and vicinity.
Office over the Drug Store.
Jan'uarv 80,'68 IV
Drs. Calderwood & Richardson,
HAVING nssociated themselves in the practice of
U 'Medicine and Surgery, offter their services to
the citizens of MloUroe and vicinity. The"y can
be fonu4, when not professionally engaged. at their
jzd.ue, opposite the Catholic Church, at all hours, day
aud tti ht.
Vg'Special attention given to Chronic Surgical
Monroo.Jnne 23 1t8 v2un37:chv3u40: tlv
WIT.L practice in all the courts of the lath Judi
seal Distriot. aT-ti
ISAIAH GARRETT. FRANKLIN GARRETT.
G ARRET'"r & GARRE'F'r',
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
Corner Wood and St. John Streets,
(Opposite Recorder's Office.)
M OYRB0,..................... LO ISIAYA.
August 5. 1863. n46-tf
A. L. SLACK,
MON ROE, LA.
PRACTICES in the Parish and District Courts as
Oauchita Parish. Monroe; Morehouse Parish,
Bastrop: Franklin Pari.sh, Viannsboro.
Monroe. Ang. 26. 186d.
A. BRcaARDoso. JAS. D. MICE SETY.
RICHARDSON & M1cENERY,
AttorneysE at Law,
" RACTICR in all the parishes of North T.oulqisna.
S.n the Suprseme Corrt at Monroe. the Federal
Courts. and in the Laud Office Department ot the
rsneral Govornmout. ni9-tf
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P Ouchitta. Morehouna. 1ranklin. Richlulnd. Cald
well and Catahonla Parishrres, in the Supreme Court
at Monroe. and U. S. Courts.
r`" Particular attention paid to hbtsiness in the
LandOlico at Monroe, and the Laud Otli:ee I)epart.
snout of the General Government. nlT:tf.
C. t. MORRISO,. W. W. FARMER.
Morrison & Farmer,
ATTORNEYS AT LAIV,
Will practice in the Parish and District
Court" :n the Parishes ofOuachita, Jlorehouse,
Frarklin, Caldwell. and Union.
Also in the Suoreme Court of Louisiana
and in the United States Courts.
V. P. STUAES. R. o. COBB.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
Will practice in the Courts of the 12th Judi
cial District, composed of the parishes of More
house, Ouachita, Caldwell, Catahoula and
And also in the Parishes of Jackson and
Union. v4 n32
R WilUi Richardson, obt.L W. .TJeison
RICII.IRDSOA* d JE-.71ISO.',
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
RACTICE in the Courts of Catahonla. -Caldwell.
IFranklin, Ouachita. Morehouse. Richlandil. C.arroll
and M'adison. in the Supreme Cou t. of Louisiana.
In the United States Courts:and in the Land O(ffice
Department of the Government. Special attention ,
paid to the collection of claims. marl0-n e25
H AVING determined to settle permanently
in Monroe for the purpose of practicing
my pro tession, I can be foind at my offi e
opposit'e the south-east corner of the public
square, in the house lately occupied by the
Land Office, at all hours. My family will live
in the sanme building. Having Ihad a very
large experience in all the- different branches
of my profession, the treating of children's
teeth and all the diseases of the terth of adults,
and the extracting of teeth and arr;nging ar
tificial teeth; I feel justified in saying that I
am prepared to do anything in any department
of my profession as well as can be done any
where, and at reasonable prices.
N. F. McCRAWV.
Jan. 6, 1806. n1B;tf
Ouachita Female Academy.
T HE FALL SESSION of thin Institution
will open on the Third Monday of Sep
rember. The Rector will be assisted by an entire
new corpe of efficient and experienced teach
ers; he, therefore, assures the public, that no
effort will be spared on the part of himself and
assistants, to render the Academy worthy of
the confidence and support of all who advo
eate a thorough and liberal course of educa
For further information, auply for a catalogue
REv. T. B. LAWSON, RETon.
P.enroe, la., Aug. 18, 1869. n47; tf
GA nAAI W T grT ...
"ENGAGED IN THE DEFENSE OF AN HONORABLE CAUSE, I WOULD TAKE A DECISIVE PART."-Junis.
. "T'. VMONROE, LOUISt' IANA, OCTOBER 9, 18690 , . 3
CORNER OF DESIARD & WVALNUT STREETS
L. W. BURGH1TORn, Proprietor.
TIIE ABOVE HOUPE HAS BEEN EN
tireiv repairedl, and refitted, and the Pro
prietor promises the public every comfort and
conv,.nlence. Board moderate. n 3
JOHIN NOBLE, - - - PlOPRIETOB
'IIE above Ionse, recently erected and newly
- furnished, is now .open to the public. The I"1"0
prietr engages to do oall. in his power to reondel
gues.ts conlortahleo and contented while nndler liii
roof. His Bill of Fare will be kept fully up to tilhe
teal ket and other accommnndations maintained in a
style that will insure satislfiihtion.
A liberal patronage is respectfully solicit
Trenton La.. Jan. 20. 1867. v2n17
(CORNER OF DIARD & THIIIIRD STREETS,)
J. L. HUNSICKER, Proprietor.
THE above named Hotel so long and favorably
Tknown throughout the country has been refitti d
and newly furnished, and is now complete in every
The Proprietor pledges himself to spare no efforts
to make all comfortable who may favor kim with
their patronage. i: tf
(Opposite Catholic Church and Female Academy,)
V.U. J. LE JII'S, PROPRIETOR.
3'tIE Proprietor, formerly of the OUATCHITA
I IOUSE, informs the pullic that the
large and commodio'us residence of Col. y
ltobt. Richardson has been purchased sa
and handsomely furnished, and is now
complete in every particular, as a First Class Hotel
Ampls accomnmoidations. good tare, and conven"
ent location. Board reasonable n28
St. Hyacinth Academy
WITILL be opened on WVEDNESDAY, Sept. 15th
VV for the reception of boarders and day scholars.
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Mon roe, La., Sept 15th, 15i69. no524t
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Creocent. City Batik. "
Mlesrs. lPke loth'r LCo., New Orleans.
Charles (lallagher, Esq. "
aept 25. 1 i9. nI lv
G(. Li. IliERNDON. L. V. MARYE.I
HERNDON & MIARYE,
GENERAL COMMISSION AND
Grand Street, Monroe, La,
WTILL attend to the sale, shipment or atoracre of
Scotton, and to making porchases for planters
and others. Cotton shipped to themo will be covered
by inounrance. unless otherwise instructeid. Policies
et inlsnrance npon residences. gin-houses anil cotton
in gins, inssned lpon litneoral rates. Liberal advanccs
made on cotton sntt to them for shipment to their
frlentls in New Orleans, Xsw York or Liverpool.
Sept. 13, I ti. ..: tf
IFrom the St. Louis Times.
It is generally conceddl by the
Radicals themselves that the
period intervening between this
and the election in Pennsylvania,
will have to be employed with
next to superhuman diligence and
zeal, in order to assure a. proba
bility of General Geary's success.
It is still further conceded, that
while the Democrats of that State
have been laboring persistently
and exhibiting on the part of
their leaders and those who as
pire to be such, a most remarka
ble degree of disinterestedness
and self-sacrifice, the Radical fac
tions have strangely neglected
the combination of their inharmo
nious interests, and until quite
recently put forth no special ef
fort for union, peace and concert
It is now evidently too late to
heal the "existing dissensions" of
which John Covode has spoken
so feelingly if not with ortho
graphical correctness, unless the
Federal administration possess
the magic power to administer
some speedy remedy; and doubt
less the peregrinations of the
President through the State have
a direct political bearing and are
instigated by grave apprehen
sions of disaster.
The Nation newspaper, in com
.menting upon this matter, looks
upon the new Democratic nonli
nations in Philadelphia as "de
cide(lly dangerous to Republican
ascendancy in the city," and is of
the decided opinion that as the
city goes, so will doubtless the
State. The blundering indiffer
ence of the administration to the
divisions among the Pennsylva
nia Radicals has only served to
widen the breach between DIr.
Brewster and Mr. Covode and aid
materially in pro(lucing the pres
ent demoralized condition of the
party, which it is feared has be
come chronic and incurable
through the stubborn procrasti
nation of its mangling managers.
In the meantime, their candi
date for Governor receives no
moral support from either faction,
and rallies no popnlar enthusiasm
to his standard. His past identi
fication with State affiirs has not
redounded to his credit, and his
official career is undergoing a
ruthless exposure by the opposi
tion. DMen have become more in
clined to consider "facts and
figures" than they have before for
the past six or eight years. The
plentitudle of greenbacks is con
tracting, the rigorous necessities
of life are more pressing, the tur
moil and confusion of the late
wonderful era in our national an
nals is giving place to clearer
skies and the vision of men is less
The time is at hand, in a word,
when every man. who has in any
way taken advantage of his coun
try's need or the people's uncon
cern, for purposes of mere self
a-gran(lizelment, must forfeit the
public esteem and confidence.
The record of Radicalism and its
unworthy leaders is not written
in the sand, but will, sooner or
later, carved in the enduring re
nlembranice of an injured people,
come up in judgment against
The prospect promises that the
appointed hour for Pennsylvania
has come. Apathy, i:action, inmun
tual crinlinations, (lisaltection to
wards the administration, and(l
distrust of their candidate, pre
vail among the IRepublicans of
that State, while upon the other
hand the gallant Democracy were
never more disposed to harmony,
ne\ver more resolute or holpf'ul,
never more enthusiastic in behalf
of a standard-bearer whose very
name isa synonyllm of strength and
Ihonesty and statesmanlike ability.
Hon. O H. Browning, Secreta
ry of the Interior during Presi
dlent Lincolu's Administration,
has abandoned the Radical party,
and accepted the nomination of
the Democrats of Illinois, as del
egate to the State Constitutional
Convention. HIe announces him
selfas "decidedly, heartily and I
difiantly" opposed to striking the
word "white" from the Constitu
tion of Illinois.
The National Capital.
CALL FOR A NATIONAL CONVEN
TION AT ST. LOUIS.
In consideration of the growing
agitation by the people of the
Valley States of the subject of the
removal of the national capital
from Washington city to the Mis
sissippi valley, 'the undersigned,
believing that it ought to be re
moved, deem it of the-highest im
portance to a full and free discus
sion of the subject by the people
of all the States, to call a national
convention for that purpose, and
in making the call, hereby set
1. That the present location of
the capital is objectionable to the
great mass of the people of the
country. Its geographical posi
sition is in the highest .degree
both objectionable and adverse
to the public interests, and never
can be made reconcilable to the
vastness of our territory.
2. That there is every conside
ration, both of our nationality
and our civilization, to demand'
its removal to the central plain of
the continent. Whoever will con
sider the topography of our coun
try and the growth of our civila
zation, must know that the
preponderance of national power
and national wealth. if not already
possessed by the Valley States,
will soon be organized and con
centrated within the limits of
those States adjoining the Missis
sippi river and her tributaries and
lying between the gulf and the
lakes. Here will be concentrated
the great railroad power of the
nation; here the agricultural
wealth; here will be assembled, in
a few years, three-fourths of the
people of the country, all con
trolled by intelligence and indus
try. Furthermore, we claim that
the force of civilazation is of vast
concern in maintaining good gov
ernment, influencing national leg
islation, and giving strength to a
nation; and, tlheiefore, of right
the seat of national legislation
ought to be fixed in the center of
our national civilization, its
wealth, its power and its popula
tion. To obtain a wise diccussion
of the facts bearing upon this
great sublject, and to secure the
end for which we labor by a just
conviction of our countrymen to
this cause, we make this call for a
national con.vention, to convene
at St. Louis on the 20th day of
October next, said convention to
be composed of delegates from all
the States and Territories, as fol
lows: Each State to be represent
ed by two delegates from each of
its Congressional districts, and
four delegates for each State at
large. The delegates to be ap
pointed respectively by the Gov
ernors of the States. The Terri
tories will be entitled to twot
delegates, appointed by their
Governors; also, the District of
Columbia will be entitled to two
delegates, to be appointed by the
mayor of Washington city. Sign
ed by the committee.
The proposed survey of the
Baxter and Bayou Macon canal,
in Carroll parish, has been comn
pleted by Gen. Jeff. Thompson,
Chief Engineer of the Board of
Police WTorks of Louisiana. It
will be published in a few (lays.
This canal connects the Bayou
lMaeon with the Mississippi at
The Democrats of MIississippi
are sulpporting a negro for Secre
tary of Stite.-Radical Print.
Very kind in the Democrats,
especially as the negro is unable
to suplport himself. If the Radli
cals hadl fulflilled their promise
and given him his forty acres and
a mule, this calamity would have
been avoided.-N, Y. Democrat.
Advices from Knoxville say
that Senator Brownlow is confin
el to his bed by sickness, and
fears are entertained he will not
be able to take his seat in the
Senate at the opening of Congress.
Prince Arthur and the Govern
or General of Canada visited
Buffalo, andl lunched with ex
Radicalism in Mississippi.
JACKSON, MIIss., Sept. 29.-The
Radical Convention met to-day,
There was a large attendence; all
but two counties in the State be
ing represented. J. S. Morris, of
Warren, permanent President; F.
HI. Little, permanent Secretary.
Gen. Alcorn was nominated for
Governor by acclamation; R. O.
Powers for Lieut. Governor, and
James Lynch, colored, for Secre
tary of State; H. Musgrove, for
Auditor; W. H. Vasser, for Treas
urer; J. S. Morris, Attorney Gen
eral; H. R. Pease, Superintendent
of Public Instruction.
The following is a summary of
the resolutions that were adopted:
1. The Union first, last and for
2. The freedom of speech and of
3. Universal suffrage and uni
4. Free schools presenting the
benefits of education to every
child in the State.
5. Opposition to that unequal
and unjust system of taxation that
discriminates against labor and
bears unjustly upon the industrial
6. A revision of the condition
of free labor, with a view espe
cially to the adoption of a more
summary process for the recovery
7. Adherence to the 13th and
14th amendments of the Consti
tution ot the United States.
8. The exercise of the whole
political influence of the State
with Congress for the immediate
removal, as provided, of all disa
bilities imposed by the 14th
9. The ratification of the 15th
amendment to the Constitution of
the United States.
10. The new Constitution of
Mississippi, with the disfranchis
ing and proscriptive clauses left
Tennessee and the Fifteenth Ammend
We rejoice in the information,
which we hope is true, that the
Tennessee Legislature, which is
to meet next Monday, will refuse
to ratify the Fifteenth Amend
ment. We do not doubt that
Congress will find or make a pre
text for officially declaring the
amendment to luve been ratified
by the requisite number of States
and to be a part of the Constitn
tion, but_ such a declaration, if
unsustained by fact and law, will
not, we trust, be allowed to stand
for a single lay after the friends
of the Constitution shall have
the constitutional power to
annul it. The amendment has
not been ratified by Indiana, al
though the unprincipled Radical
leaders of that State assert that
it has been; and, if it shall be
nominally ratified by Virginia,
Mississippi and Texas, the thing
will be (lone under the influence
of duress and for that reason will
be to all intents void. Let the
D)emocracy, wherever they have
the power, as they certainly have
in Tennessee, see to it that "the
amendment is not legally or le
gitimately ratified, and we may
confidently trust that the wrongs
perpetrated by the party now
unfortunately dominant will in
time be corrected. As surely as
tilhe republic shall live, that good
time will come.-Courior-Journal.
The New York World charges
(4ov. Geary, Radical candidate
tir re-election in Pennaylvania,
w•ith cowardice. It declares upon
the authority of a Major Oonenal
in the late war, who was an aid
to Gen. Quitman at the battle of
Contrceas in 1847, that Coy. Geary,
commanding a regiment at the
time of that battle, quietly slip
pad away from his command in
order to keep out of the fight, and
that afterward, when the fact was
charged against him by Pensyl
vania paper, he applied to this
aid, a Second Lieutenant fresh
from West Point, for a certificate
of courage with which to meet the
newspaper attack. The World
assures Gov. Geary that the name
of the officer who states these
facts can be had on application
at that office.
Rates of Adveub . -
oem ,mi o. eigh sto.. o.w or lees. (t als
tIqe) Swat tarnewtlon m........r 75
sol marosado few advertialing by the yeS?
Card eof a u&au" eh whm admltrbSg
will be o srh. doublA ll rular t tdwewwtai wt
All ..onto wont S. ti~r4a rh -I
Othewise ordered, Rwill be iussrts4 ".i, bid "and
No fraetlous of qua res eonted - ewun, t the
will be oha. ged aa whole squMree in e er Iln .
When displayed. allas Ivewlaumentowll be e-a_4
by measurement, and not by the number or lies.
Obltuary and LMarrige notices will be cbargeda
Prfesina cards 00 tew .ai; m, "
Twos MctuTrsu. ERq.. is the 'duly iutbodhet
agent far the Telegreph in New Orleane
gJCAgents wanted throughout the Stlte to weým
a 1e per ent. will be paid out of all ree e.
solved by them.
FESSENDEN's ORIGIN.-In man
ners (and manners are tell-tales
of men) he always appeared to be
an aristocrat--a character un
seemly in our eyes. Even to his
friend (except to the most inti
mate,) during the first few mo
ments of every renewed interview,
he exhibited something forbidden
in his demeanor. His counte
nance, even in its lightest mood,
never wholly lost its severity.
His merriest laugh did not alto
gether unwrinkle those lines of
his face which showed him to be
a good hater. His graven image
on our decimal currency is flabbi
ly devoid of all his Roman digni
ty. Self-respect sat upon him
like "a supreme virtue. It is a
mistake to suppose (as some have
asserted) that he suffered a per
petual pang at the remembrance
of his illegitimate birth. No civil
tie can constitute, nor the absence
of it nullify, the natural and un
shamed allegiance which a manly
son must ever bear to his mother,
Not til man's estate did Mr. Fes
senden come to the knowledge of
his shadowed origin; but when he
suddenly discovered that there
was living in New England a lady
of whose existence he had been.
utterly ignorant, but who had
brought him into the world, he
made baste to see her face, to fall
upon her neck, and to mingle his
tears of joy and sorrow with her
own. Nothing in all his career
was nobler than the filial affection
and respect which he neverceased.
to render to this superior woman
during her remaining years on
A MODEL JURY OHARGE.-'If
the jury believe from the evi
dence that the plaintiff and de
fendant were partners in the
grocery, and that the plaintiff
bought out the defendant, and
that the defendant paid the note
by delivering to the plaintiff a
cow, which he warranted not
breachy; and the warrant. was
broken by reason of breachness
of the cow, and he drove the cow
back and tendered her to the de
fendant, but he refused to receive
her, and the defendant took her
home again and put a heavy yoke
on her to prevent her from jump
ing fences, and by reason of her
yoke she broke her neck and died;
and if the jury believe that the
defendant's interest in the gro
cery was worth anything, the
plaintiff's note was worthless and
the cow good for nothing, either
for beef or milk, then the jury
must find out for themselves how
they will decide the case; for the
Court-if she understands herself,
and she thinks she does-don't
know how such a d-d case should
C]' Here is the proposed fif
SEC. 1: ART. 15.-The right of
the citizens of the Uuited States
to vote, shall not be denied by
the United States, nor any State,
on account of race, color, or pre
vious condition of servitude.
SIc. 2: The Congress shall have
power to enforce this article by
An old darkey of the Radical
persuasion met a Conservative
neighbor the other day, near
Waynesboro, Tenn., and being
asked by his neighbor what was
the latest news, he exclaimed,
"Oh, good news, sah! good news!
Mr. SCntcr's gwine to call de Loy
al Legislator togedder to talke ac
tion on de fifteenth commandmenlt.'
The National Intelligencer ap
pears again in a new series, thor
onhgly Democratic in tone. It is
very unlike the old paper, being
in fact, an enlarged copy of the
defunct Express. It is published
on the co-operative plan by print-
ers, pressmen, editors and report
The Hartsville Vidette says to
the Nashville Press and Times i
"If the late election kicked you
over, just lie still, .for the thing
isn't done shooting yet."
And it lies very still, It's dead,
Fx-Senator A. O. P, Nhicholson
is suggested for tte Tennesseec