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protestonn T arQbs.
---Dr. ED H. K ey,
C AN be found at 'his office over the Drug
March 3, 1869. n24:O1m
H AS resumed the practice of Medicine
and offers his services to the citizens of
Trenton and vicinity.
Office over the Drug Store.
Jaauarv 30.'68 IY
Drs. Calderwood & Richardson,
jAVINIG associated themselves in the practice of
iMe 1 eicine and Surgery, offer their services to
bhe citizens of Monroe and vicinity. They can
be found, when not professionally. engaged, at their
,fie, opposite the Catholic Church, at all hours, day
and night.
-nSpecial attention given to Chronic Surgical
Moaroe.Jnne 22 1868 vn37;:chv3n4: I v
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Ai°!P VOi83'W M £.9 IAT LAW,
WILL practice in all the courts of the 12th Judi
etal District. n7-tf
Corner Wood and St. John Streets,
(Opposite Recorder's Office,)
1 OB 5.......................LOUISIA NA.
August 5. 1863. n46-tf
RACTICES in the Parish and District Courts as
Onachitt Parish, Monroo; 'Morehouse Parish,
lastrop; Franklin Parish, Winnsboro.
Monroe, Aug. 26. 1868. 5:17
Attorneeys Rat Lacv,
R tACTICE In all the parishes of North T.onislanna.
.n the Supremo Corrt at Monroo, the Feleral
Courts. and in the Land Office Department of the
'elueral tiovernmaent. nl-tf
J. & S. D. McENERY,
PRACTICE in the Parish and District Courts of
Onachita, Morehouse. Fr;anklin. iillriubiud. Cald
well and Catahoula P':ariehes, in the Suprenflb Court
at Mnrome. nud I'. :i. tCuulrt.
ai Particualarattentioe paid to buoiness in the
Laud Oice at Monroe. and the Land Oflie DIepart
ment of the General tGovernmnlnt. al :tf.
Morrison & Farmer,
Monroe, La..
Will practice in the Parish and District
Conrts in the Parishes of Ouachita, More hocse,
Franklin, CaWwell, and Union.
Also in the Supreme Court of Louisiana
and in the United States Courts,
.Monroe, La.,
Will practice in the Courts of the 12th Judi
cial District, compused of the parishes of More
hoamp, Ouachita, Caldwell, Catahoula and
And also in the Parishes of Jackson and
Union. v4 n32
R. W1itU Richardson, R.obt. W. Jemioon
DRItCTICE in the Conrtq of Catahoula, Caldwell.
F Yranklin, Ouachita. Morohouse, Richland, Carroll
and Madison. in the Supremo Conett of Louisian,,
in the United States Courts and in the Land Ollice
Department of the Governmuent. Special attention
paid to the collection of claims. mar10-n c25
H AVING determined to settle permanently
in Monroe for the purpose of practicing
my pro tession, I can be found at my office
opposite the south-east corner of the public
square, in the house lately occnpied by the
Land Office, at all honrs. My family will live
in the same1 building. Having had a very
large experience in all the different branchesr
of my profession, the treating of children's
teeth and all the diseases of the teeth of adnds,
and the extracting of teeth and arranging 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.
Jan. 0. 1869. nl5:tf
Grand Street, Monroe, La,
ILL attend to the sale, shipment or atorace of
VV otton, and to making purchases for planters
and others. Co'tton shipped to them will be coverod
by insurance, unless otherwise instructed,. l'olicies
of insurance upon residouces. gin-houses and cotton
in gins, insued upon liueral rates. Lilberal advances
nadsl on rcotton sent to them for shipment to their
ficuds in New Orleans, Neew' Yok or Liverpool.
.·'Dt- I;,: IE'?:3. 5"2. if
L. TW . S TVRCrIITOR, Proprietor.
. tireiv repaired, and refitted, and the Pro
prietJr promises the public every comfort and
convenience. Board moderate. n2 ly
rTHE above House, recently erected and newly
Sfurnishled, ia now open to the publie. The Pro.
priletor engages to do all in his power to render
guests comfortabile and contented while under hi
root. His Bill of Fare will be kept fully up to the
ilnket and other :cconuondatlona maitatained ink
atyle that will insure satisfaction.
A liberal patronuuge is respectfully solicit
Trenton La.. Jan. 20. letdi. r2n7
Ouachita House,
J. L. HUNSICKER, Proprietor.
THE above named Hotel so long and favorably
known throughout the country has been refitted
and newly furnihced, and is now complete in every
depart :etit.
The P'roprietor pledges himseclf to spare no efforts
to make ;all comfurtable who may favor liim with
their patronage. t: tf
(OppositLe Catholic Churcl and Fenal dAcadmyr,)
.7. .. LE iti IS, PROPItIETOR.
rlrttE Proprietor, formerly of the OU.ACITA
1 O HIOUSE, informs the public that the
large and comntodiote residence of Col.
Robt. Richardson has been purchased *
and ban!sonly furnished, and is now
complete in every particular, as a First Class Hotel
A mple ecomnuodations, good late, and conven
ent location. Board reasonable n28
Onachita Female Academy.
T HE FALL SESSIONof this Institution
will open on the Third Monday of Sep
tember. The Rector will be assisted by an entire
new corps of efficient and experienced teach
ers; he, therefore, assures the public, that no
effort will be spared on the part of himselfand'
assistants, to render the Academy worthy of
he confidence and. support of all who advo
cate a thorough and liberal course of educa
For further information, asply for a catalogue
M onroe. I.a., Aug. 18, 189O. n47: tf
State Semirrt i ,mr
B ATON ROUGE , LA. Founded and
supported by the State of Louisiana. For
particulars, address
Sn perinte ndent.
Baton Ronpe, La., Oct. 30 181i9. n18:lv
£Htlornroc 3narldanicr 2rir3isal.
I RESPECTFULT.Y inform my friends and
Sthe public generally, thatl am prepared to
and everything in my line. I-have a good stock
of materials on hand which I will sell at Rea
sonablec Prices.
February 3, f869. n20:tf
ITAVTNG permanently located in Monroe.
offer their services to the people of the
town and vicinity, in the erection of houses.
chimneys, walls, tombs, monuments, &c.
Materials will be furnished upon reasonable
terms. when desired, and at short notice.
October 16, 1869. n4 ly
Nfrchasnt 'Tailor,
INFORMS The public that he has opened
an establishment at the old Hemk- r stand
,n Grand street nearly opposite the Courthouse.
lotlhing made to order on short notice, and
in the latest style. A good fit guaranteed.
Particular attention paid to wedding suits.
:altting. cleaning sand repairing at reasonable
prices. Give me a trial.
Ed. McKitrick
oionroe, L ·a.
Gl ROUND PLANS and Elevations for Cot
2 tapges, Villas, Suburban residences, ac
:ompanied with specifications, estimates, &c.
All orders in his line of business promptly
attended to.
AubEst ,: 1869. n46:tf
The Southern Bullion Bank.
The New York World contends
that the business outlook upon
the greenback basis is far from
being flattering. It estimates
that wheat has declined about 40
cents a bushel since August, and
corn about 28 cents, in the Wes
tern States. On the total harvest
of the United States - estimated
in wheat at 350,000,000 of bushels,
and in corn 800,000,000 bushels
this decline has wiped out of ex
istence in round numbers, about
$360,000,000 of market values, or
estimated wealth, in these two ar
ticles of produce alone. Again,
in the matter of the cotton crop,
on September 4th the price was
,5- cents in New York against 27
cents now, with the prospect of a
further decline. This decline in
cotton since September 4th makes
a difference of about $60,000,000
to the Southern States in the
market value of the whole crop.
[This difference has since been in
creased 10 per cent.-ED. TEL.]
The decline of values on the Stock
Exchange has also entailed reduc
tions in the market values of rail
way securities of not less than
$150,000,000. These are only a
few of the items which must be
marked down in their market
value by those who hold them as
collaterals, or who may want to
negotiate new loans on them or
sell them in the open market.*
With this enormous decline in
market Values-$570,000,000 in
these items alone-the present
depressed condition of affairs is
not matter for conjecture. The
causes -are apparent and by no
means transitory. The popular
current of opinion with the gov
ernment and people is in favor of
a decline in the price of gold.
The cotton shipments for the year
are about commencing, which
take the place of specie and bond
shipments abroad, and the dis
bursement of about $33,000,000
gold for interest due November
1st, are all in favor of a further
decline in the price of gold. If
the price of gold should -decline
to 120, which it could do easily if
the same amount of short sales
were made as. in July, then nine
tenths of those doing business on
a greenback or currency basis
would become hopelessly bank
The Southern States can de
mand gold or its equivalent for
the cotton it raises. Let every
planter in the Southern States
sell his cotton, if he chooses for
greenbacks, but let him convert
those greenbacks into gold, sim
ply because his surplus capital,
when in gold, is of a tangible and
recognized value in the civilized
world. With this gold surplus
realized from the cotton crop, let
the Southerners orgainze banks
with gold capital to transact a
business in gold funds precisely
as before the rebellion. In co.n
junction with these banks estab-,
lished all over the SouthernStates,
with gold capital and on a gold{
basis, let them establish also in
New York a )bank called, say "The
Southern Bullion Bank," with a':
subscribed and paid-up capital of
$5,000,000 in gold, with the pow
er to increase to $25,000,000, as'
the correspondent or agent of all
the Southern" banks on a gold
basis. The bills of exchange of.
this "Southern Bullion Bank" on
a gold basis as before the rebell
ion, both domestic and foreign,
would command the highest pos
sible credit in the markets of the
world. This "Southern Bullion
Bank" being free from entangle
ments or old cancers from the
wild speculations and losses of
the last ten years, and being es
sentially American in its charac
ter and policy, would coummand
ithis market for bills to any extent
it might choose, and would also
stand among the highest, if not
the very highest, in Europe.
A talking match lately came
off in New Orleans at five dollars
a side. It continued for thirteen
hours, the rivals being a French
man and a Kentuckian. The by
standers and judges were talked
to sleep, and when they waked
up in the morning they found the
Frenchman dead, and the Ken
tuckian whispering in his car.
A Corn Panic Out West.
There is excitement and "down
ward tendency" in the grain mar- -
ket at Chicago. The papers of
that city furnish the following l
particulars. The Chicago Journ
al says:
Grain comes in more, rapidly 1
than wanted for shipment, under -
our recent pecuniary derange- c
ients, and there have been but i
few who could command money
enough to buy our hold. Our
weakness has reacted on New
York and sent that market down,
while Liverpool has caught the:
same infection. Wall street gamb
ling was the primary cause, but
the proximate cause arose in
Chicago. There was a good deal
of short trading to-day, many
being anxious to sell and others
equally willing to buy, but with
a decided preference to the buy
er's option.
With reference to the condi
tion of the banks, under this <
unfavorable condition of things, I
the writer says :
The strain on the banks of this
city, produced by the large
amount of grain which has accu
mulated here, has been heavy.
The panic in New York deprived
the grain and flower dealers of
New York city and State of the 1
facilities for doing business be- i
cause they- could not get accom
modations to pay sight bills 4
drawn on them to pay for grain
shipped from here. There has
been any quantity of orders here
to buy grain, to be paid 'for by
bills drawn at thirty days and it
is useless for the banks of this
city, without an increase of capi
tal, to attempt to furnish funds
for the whole of the transactions
in grain from the -hands of the
producer to the consumer in the
eastern and foreign markets.
At Cincinnati, the Enquirer,
of the 13th says of wheat:
Advices from other points.
have been of an unfavorable
character, and the orders have
generally been withdrawn. The
city millers, are, in most cases, t
limiting their purchases to immine- I
diate wants, as they have not t
much - confidence in prices, and t
the present rates for flour afford I
them no' profit. The receipts of,
wheat have not bcen iarge,; and
the supply has exceeded the de
muand, and there being no dispo
sition to sell, concessions were in
sonime cases granteld.
Corn-Prices are lower. The
distillers have been buying up
pretty freely at interior points,
and are not in the market to any
extent at present, and the demand
from the local dealers is not equal
to the receipts. 1
General Breaking up of Parties in
North Carolina.
A gentleman, formerly United
States Marshal of North Carolina, 1
says there is about to be a gene- 1
ral breaking up of political par- 1
ties there. The Holden party,
which. has ruled with great bitter
ness in the interest of the ultra
radicals since the State was re- 1
constructed, has lost caste and its I
nmembers are quarrelling among
thcniselves. They have brought 1
the State to the verge of bank- 1
ruptcy, and now that the State
bonds are selling for about thirty
eight cents on the dollar, some of
theml ad especially the property
owners, are realdy to join any par
ty that promises relief from the
onerous taxes and bad manage
ment of Holden andi his friends.
iLoldlen is ablout deserting the ex
treme radicals, because he per
ceives that their power is at an
cud, andl will probably seek for
admission in the new party. He
has Ibeen so proscriptive, my iln
tlornmant sys, against all who did
not ag'ree with him that he will
get no favor at the hands of the
leaders of the new movement.
The gentlemen propose to organ
ize a party after the fashion of
the WTalker party in Virginia and
the Senter party in Tennessee,
universal amnesty and impartial
isuffrage as the leading features.
Tight pants have had their day.
They are going out of faishion.
The Elections.
WHEELING, West Va., Nov. 3.
-Returns received from thirty d,
nine counties give the Lower o
House 15 Republicans, 9 Liberal s1
Republicans, and 21 Democrats. it
Eleven counties to hear from. ce
TRENTON, N. J., Nov. 3.-The P
result of yesterday's election is: I
Senate--Democrats 13, Republi- I
cans 8. House-Democrats 33, rc
Republicans 4. The Democrats of
gain 4 on joint ballot. g'
NEW YORK, Nov. 3.-The latest ti
returns received indicate that the G
Democratic majority is from 7000 t0
to 10,000.
Senate-17 Ddihocrats, 15 Re- tc
publicans. Democrats gain 2. 0
The House is very close. Pres- ra
ent estimates give House 66 Re- tc
publicans and 62 Democrats. Sev- gA
eral Districts doubtful. be
CAIRO, Nov. 3.-This city gives P'
Democratic majority of 230. ti
CHICAGO, Nov. 2.-The election la
of the Citizens' ticket, by a large a
majority, is conceded. C
BALTIMORE, Nov. 2.--Every pre- t
cinct has gone Democratic. The L
vote is light. Majority in this is
city 9000. ii
MionrLE, Nov. 2.-The election u
passed off without the slightest ti
disorder. The vote was light; to- e'
tal city vote, 5219. The Demo- e:
cratic majority is 755, and enough h
is known from the country pre
cincts to insure the election of it
Maghee, Democrat, by one thou- P
and majority.
BosToN, Nov. 2.-Geo. M. f,
Brooks, Republican, is elected in ,
the. seventh district to succeed u
Boutwell. The complexion of the it
Legislature is undecided, but the fl
anti-prohibitionists are proces- t(
sioning the streets with bands of tl
The vote to-day is comparative- tl
ly small. The vote of Boston bi
stan(ls: Clatlin, 8000; Adams, sl
11,000. Chamberlain, the Work- n]
ingmen's candida-te, received 500
votes. Claflin's.majority in the
State is estimated at 20,000.
NEW YORK, Nov. 5.-Later re
turns more unfavorable for repub- ir
licans. The Tribune estimates in tE
the Senate two democratic and in a
the Assembly sixteen democratic et
majority. The Times puts the lE
Assemblyd1t seventy democrats a'
and fifty-eight republicans. a'
fail in business, what a wonderful
effect it has on his former friends
and creditors. Men who had ta
ken him by the arm, laughed and 13
chatted with him by the hour, 4
shrug up their shoulders, and B
pass himi by with a chilling "how h
do you do?" Every trifile of a
bill is hunted up and presented, f
that would not have seen day
light for months to conimec, but for h
the misfortunes of the debtor. If
it is paid, well and good; if not,
the sheriff doubtless meets him at
the corner. A nman that never
failed knows but little of human
nature. In prosperity he sails
along, gently wafted by favoring
smiles and kind words from every
body. Hle prides himself on his l
good name and spotless character, r
and mnakes his boast -that he has
not an enemy in the world. Alas! i
the change. He looks upon the t
world in a different light when re
verses come upon him. IIe reads
suspicion upon every brow. Hlie
does not know how to move
whether to do this thing or tl e
other-for there are spies about t
him, and a writ is ready for his t'
back. To understandl what kind
of stuff the world is made of, a
man must be unfortunate, and,
stop paIymient once in a lifectime.
If he has kind friends then they c
are made manifest. A failure isi t
a moral sieve-it b)rings out the
wheat and leaves the chaff. A:
man thus learz:s that words and
pretended good will do not con
stitute real friendship.
The Lower House of the IMas
sachusetts Legislature stands :
Prohibitionists 75, Licensists 123.
The St. Louis Republican sug
gests the construction of river:
steamecrs with iron hulls.
Well-Regulated Labor.
Whatever may be the specific
dangers attaching to particular
occupations, there is no disease
I so deadly as no occupation at all;
it is a rust that corrodes, and a
canker that corrupts all vital
power both of body and mind.
The absence of definite purpose
in life and of regulated effort:to
realize that purpose, is productive
of the fatal distemper, of the lan
guid stagnation of ennui;, or of
the distorted and morbid itctivi
ties of hypochondriasis, rendering
God's gift of life a burden or a
Human .beings were never in
tended for indolence; even iii the
Garden of Eden the first of our
race was appointed to dress and
to keep it. It is never to be for
gotten that labor is a law of our
being; and oven if there be some
penalty involved in the difficul
ties and dangers attaching to
labor it is at once man's glory
and happiness to surmount and
overcome them. A beneficent
Creator in imposing a law at
- taches a blessing to obedience.
Disobedience must bring ita pun
i ishment.- Lord Stanley has feel
ingly and eloquently depuited the
· miseries affecting those gho by
t their worldly position seem ex
empted, and hold themsqgves
exempt from the law of labond
has om misserated thop Who
consume much and produce notL
f ing; production in proportion to
power is the secret of a h~ppy
balancing mind and body.
No one can take even a super
ficial view of the world iw whicl
we live, of the vast and ever
I unfolding secrets stored within
· its bosom, and of the marvelous
faculties by which man is fitted
to discover, develop and apply
f those secrets, without feeling that
well-regulated labor is happiness;
that indolence is death; that 'la
bbr' is graven with a pen of in
spiration over the field of the
universe.--Educational Gazette.c
nR.-The New Orleans Tinies says,
about the 20th of August last,
information reached the superin
tendent of police that Mlaj. Boon,
a deputy collector of internal rev
enue at Brownsville, Texas, had
left his post for parts unknown,
and that there was a deficit in his
accounts of between one hundred
and one hundred and twenty five
thousand dollars. After being
followed by Special Officer Cun
ningham from New Orleans to
Shreveporlt Monroe, Vicksburg,
Jackson, Clinton, Miss., and final
ly, on the plantation of Mr. Smith,
between Vicksburg and the -Big
Black, the oflicer was fairly at his
heels. When within half a mile
s of him, Boon took a hor'se and
fled, leaving behind him seventy
eight mules and a mare, said to
(I have been purchased with part of
the stolen money, and valued at
between ten and twelve thousand
dollars. IHe was subsequently
r arrested in the woods near the
Big Black.
Daniel Webster wrote, after
continued provocation, to the ed
itor of a newspaper which refer
red to his private affairs, especial
ly his not paying his debts. Ilo
said substantially:-"It is true
that I have not always paid my
debts punctually, -and that I owe
money. One cause of this is that
I have not pressed those who owe
nme to pay. As an instanceof this.
I enclose your father's note made
Sto me thirty years ago, for money
Slent him to educate his boy."
The Lee estate, at Arlington
1 Heights, now used as a bur'ial
Sground, is troubling certain R~adi
Scals. They hSave just found out
s that. they can't "confiscate" it
0 only during the Generatl's life
Stime, and after his death his heirs
will probably have use for it.
I)David Dickson, one of the best
and wealthiest planters of (lcor
gia, has used twelve dollars' worth
: of guano for each acre planted in
3 cotton, with an annual profit of
100 per cent. on the investment.
- It has been asked, "when rain
rrj falls, does it ever get upl'?" O
course it does in dew time.

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