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PRIIACTTC in the Parish and District Courts as follows: OauohiT Parish. Monroe; Morohouse Parish, Bentrop: Franklin Parish, Winnsboro. Mounroe, Aug. 26. e186ee. 5:17 R. REcn.aarDoi. Jas. D. MicEtEKr. RICH.ARDSON & McENERY, .Attoz neya at LawL, , MIONROE, LA. DILACTICE Ia aU the parishes of Nforth Touisiana, n. tie supremoo Corrt at Moorn., time Fed .esl Coarta, and in the Land Office Department of tihe svaerel Government. n19-tf sest R'EIiERY. S. D. Al'EMERY. J. & S. D. MteENERY, £Tif OMN~8awO £U M.&W j MONROE, LA. PRACTICE in the Parisreh and District (nurs tf Dsclists Morehouse, Franklin. imehlrsud. Culd wells`ad Cmtahosia Parishes, in the Supreme Court at Monroe. and U. Si. Courts. (t Partisular attentioo paid to business in the Lend Opract cMnbeh. and the: Landi Office Diepart ount onithe atenuri e uotrumoi itt. noo:tf. e. i. LTORISON. W. W. FAGUIIR. olerrison- Farmer, . T TORNRYS AT LAW, 1Moulro, La., Will practice in the Parish and District Courts Di te Ia ricshes of thnarciith JIorelsocoe, Frarklin, CclCaldwell , a andion. Alkn in the Supreme Court of Louisiana and in the United States Courts, n41:vS F. . Trnads. Rt. G. COmIc. ATTORNEYS AT LAW MWonroe, La., Will practice in the Courts of the 12tlh Jldi cial District, cocmpused of tihe parishes of More. hounse, Ouachita, Caldwell, Catahoula and Franklin. And also in thle Parishes of Jackson end Union. v4 nr33 $M WOtmn RcJdordaaon, Aiobt. iF..lemi.on RtICM.U RDSO.V # JE.'TIISO.A, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, MOTERGOEJ, ThLA, ptACTICE In the Courts of Catahonla, CarldweI I Fraznklin, Ouachita. Morehounse. IRichland. Carroll and Miadison. to the Supreme Conn t: of Lonisiaua. In the tuited States Court-.sand in time tI.,m.nu (jtice Department of the Goe-rnment. Spedatl attention paid to the collection of claimus. mrtO-u e:!:, DENTAL NOTICE. H AVING determined to fettle permanently in Monroe for the purpose of practicing my pro tession, I can be fo lnd at my office oppositte the south-east cornrr of the public square, in the house lately occupied by the Land Office, at all hours. My family will live in the same building. IHaving had a very Jlarge.experience in all the ditfterent branchesl of my profession, the treat ing of children's teeth and all the diseases of the teeth of adults, 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. N. F. McCRA1W. Jan. 6. 1869. nl :tf J. PINJOINF2Y MMlI'I I. Cottonx. F'2actor, COMMTSSION '1IRCHANT, -AND- SGENERAL PURCHASING AGENT NO. 100 GRWVIER STREET, KZW ORLMAK5. Jao. W. WArtnanW *.. ...ool -Xeepm J. St. Una, i*.. -... rumch'g Dept Ir Gen. Thomas iT. Scott and Mmmj. San ders D. Oliver are with J. Pickney Smith, and will give their personal attention to the inter ste eof their friends. nl 2-tt L AlIES AND MISSES' HATS AND Bonnets mado to rimer at J. HAY MAN & CO'S., T)e8itrd, Corner 2ad Street. dosproe.,14i n37. t U -. va4 "ENGAGED IN THE DEFENSE OF AN HONORABLE CAUSE, I WOULD TAKE A DECISIVE PART."-Jurwea. Vol. V. Monroe, Ouachita Parish; La., Saturday, January 15, 1870. No. 17. otclis, cl)ooalse, uerctlante, Cr. Ouachita House, (CORNER OR DSIAED & THRiltD STLEETS,) MONROE, LA. J. L. HUNSICKEIt, Proprietor. HIIE bovo named Ilotel so long and favorably 1known thtroulc"hout the country has been refitted and newly inruished, and is now omiplete in every department. Thi Prop-ietor pled es himself to spare nn efforts to make ail ciorufortable who may fsavor Liw with tlir patronageo. i: tf .NEIV HOTEL. LEWIS HOUSE, (Opposit Catolwic Church and Female Acadewm,) M1*ONROE, LA. .T9. J. LE IrIS, PROPRIETOR. TVUE Proprietor. forterly of the OUACIIITA 1 HOt't , infolrms the i.pblice that the large and commodiols residence of Col. Itobt. Richardson has been purchased !! and handsomely furnished. and Is now complete in every particular, as A First Class Hotel A onpl naecommodations. good fare, and conven eat location. Board coasonannlble anS Cuachita Female Academy. T HE FALL SESSION of this Institution will open on the Third Monday of Sep tember. 'iThe Rector will be assi-ted by an entire new corps of efficient and experienced teach ers; he, itherefore, assaures the public, that no effort will be spared on the part of himself and asistaris, to render A' * Academy worthy of he confidence and support of all who advo cate a thorough. and liberal coarse of educa lion. For further inforumition, goply for a catalogue to REV. T. B. LAWSON, REcTon. N1 ure, L~a., Aung. 18, 18619. n4:: tf LOUISrIA NA State .Serr1.irl ar"5 MIL11 ARY ACADEMY, ATON ROUGE , LA. Founded and B supported by the State of Louisiana. Fpr particuiifrs, address D F. BOYD, Snpe'rintetdent. Ba:ton Ronge, Ls,Oct. 30 18ti69. n18;ly SAIDDLE AND SHOP s SHOP. t RESPECTFULLY inform my friends and Sthe public generally, that I am prepared to i ianufacture SADDLES, ITHARNESS, and everything in my line. I-have a gootd stock of mteri.ls ott hand which I will aell at Res sonable Prices. P'ETER EZEL1UE. February 3, 18.9. u20:tf EDWARD BURNETT. CHAC. DONELLV. BURNETT & DONELLY BRICKLAYERS AND BUIJILDERS, GRAND STREET. 1 AVTNG permanentlv Incl.ted in Monroe. L otfer their services to the people of the town and vicinity, in the crection of houses chimneys, walls, tooths, montumente, &c. Materials will be furnished upon reasonable terms. when desiredl, and at shurt notice. October 16, 1869. n4 ly C. 13ý1FENSCITEN, Watchmaker and Jeweler, MONROE, LA., nTHEALalt IN S Clo C Ic F4 aI nC1 JEBYEORY, Of 13very TJescription. All work in his line executed with neatness and dispatch, rnd guaranteed for 19 mont!ihs. CHAS. BO)FENSCHIEN. Monroe, I.a., Feb '4, 1869. n23 FOR SALEI J. L. KKET.AIKOXER [Ins, at his CARRIAGU FAC TORY, on 1)cSisrd Street, a fine, stork of handsome buggies, and car riages made to triner, especially for this mar ket -CH-lEAP FOR CASH i! Blacksmithin g and repairing neatly execut ed at this shop, joining the Factory. 1.H.. ItlAXER, Z. a. ULOCKER, New Orleans. Trenton. MAXEY & BLOCKER, TRJNTON, LA., RECEIVING ANjD FOR1VA.T:T DING inarchants and 1 ealers in Dry Goods, Gr~nCries, DOnt. ShoeRs Clothlnig W1estern I'romdre and lIIonta tiont Suplhlies. Te h-tven erected a largi. WAREHOtUlS E on tin, Ibmnk tif thte river anti are prepared to store aU freight or cotton at lot rates. I'e reepectfully solicit the patronage of the pnhltic. fh;,l,.t arkd i rtiti !, ti far cstttoc. .a:5l GOVERNOR'S MESSAGE. Governor Tarinoth's annual message was submitted to the Legislature on the 5th inst. We select the following extracts from the message. lbeing all of the doc unlent we consider of interest to the people of the State at large: POLITICAL. The strongest tendencies of the American people, as manifested not only in the war but equally in the late popular elections, are personal freedom and national an thority, the largest liberty to the individual and the amplest and fullest obedience to the govern ment. With the vindication of the natural authority, and tile res toration of peace, these tendeln cies have become more fully ex pressed in the laws of the land, and as they are recognized by the whole people, liberty of opinion, of speech and of action, and pro tection to life and property shall become the heritage of every American citizen. I congratulate you, gentlemen, upon the good feeling that exists among the people of both races, and the cheerfulness with which they are accepting the new order of things and the earnestness with which our people are adldressing them selves to further and protect the great interests committed-to theirI hands. A beneficent Providence has aided us in the restoration of our fortunes by granting an abun dhant yield of the lproducts of the soil and unprecedented health among our population. My congratulations ended, al low me to call your attention to the grave matters of interest that wrill claim your careful considera tion anld judicious action during, the present session of your hono rable body. FINANCES OF TIE STATE. The financial condition of the State claims your careful consid eration. It is such as to emabar rass my adminiistration, and the credit of the State, as tested by the prices commanlaede by her se curities, is not satisfactory. * A wise use of the State credit, sustained by judicious legcislation and administered by faiitlhful olli cers, is all necessary in the prem ises. Wte have not always used the credlit of the State for practi cable and feasible purposes, but still, if need be, iun great works of internal improvements, under Iproper checks and restraints, her credit might be safely used to a much greater extent than has been already done. She is amply able to pay her debts. Why should her securities be depreciated? One vital cause of this is to be found in the legislation of the State. Inheriting a large floating indebtedness with the matured couponls fromi 1S61 to 1SiS, you found your financial condition critical, and were complnlelled to levy the one per cent. tax for spe cial plurlposes, and at the same time the general tax of one-cquar of one per cent. To lighten the burdens of taxation, you, in yourl last assion, authorized each of these taxes to be paid in matured coupons and warrants of the Au ditor of Public Accounts, consun ing thereby so much of the reve nue of the State as to leave unprovi(led for the interest on a large portion of your pulblic secu rities and the Treasury of the Stlate without suflicient funds to meet tile current expenses of the governmncnt. The law was defective, either in the amount of tile tax levied, or else permitting warrants with out limit to be substituted for the tax. But a more potent cause of our financial embarrassment and depreciated credit than evenm de fective legislation will be found in the maladmistration of the Audlitor of Public Accounts, who, taking advantage of this law and the necessities of the people, has prostituted his office by practic ing extortion u1pon individuals i and fraud upon the State. The conduct of this officer has been so reprehensible in its character and so damaging in its influence upon tihe finqncial condition of the State that I shall at an early day make it the subject of a special mes sage to your honorable body, that you may take such action as the ends of justice and the pro tection of public interests may re quire. The fiscal year ends on the thirty-first of)December, which prevents my having the reports of the financial oifficers of I he State in time to present in mny message either a full exhibit or a full disscussion of our financial affairs. So soon as these reports are received I will lay before you mIny views as to the best method of providing for the liabilities of the State as they mature. TIHE LEVEES. This is a subject of great mnag nitude and difliculty, and one of primary importance to the State. No matter what plan may be adopted for the work, nor through what agencies, public or private,! it may be done, an adequate and permanent levee system should embrace in its sphere of opera tions at least the three States of Arkansas, Mississippi and Louis inna, and will for its success de mand the hearty operation of said States. This is indeedl a work of so much magnitude, and so gen eral in its interests and relations, I as in my judgment, to demand legislation and aid from the na tional government. The millions of acres of fertile land permanent ly reclaimed by such system of improvements would, in its annu al return of revenues to the coun try, amplily provide both for the construction and maintenance of the levees. Looking to this end, I recommend that the Board of Public Works be authorized and instructed on behalf of the State of Louisiana to bring this subject to the attention of the Legisla tures of MIississippi and Arkansas, andl before the National Congress, and to solicit from them such nac tion and co-operation as may be necessary in the premises. In the meantime the levees of Louis iana demand your prompt atten tion: I cannot too earnestly comn mend this subject to your c nsid eration. Next to the peace and order of society, it is the most important matter that yon will consider during the present ses sion. On the erection of these levees depends the p)rosl)perity of three-fourths of the total popula tion of the State, they being necessary for the protection of at least twenty-five parishes which furnish more than three-fourths of the revenue for the support of the governmuent. The 3oarcld of Public Works will lay before you, at an early day, their annual report, showing the condition of the levees, and containing the estimate of their engineers, to gether with their reconinienda tions thereon, relative to the work to be d(lone in the current year. I recommend the assessment of a special tax for levee purposes, and in order to meet the immediate wants of the Board, I suggest that you authorize the hoard of Public Works to issue certilicates of indebtedness. bearing interest) to be paid as rapidly as this tax is collected. PUBLIC EDUCATION. You need no lengthy and la bored discussion to impress you with the importance of edIucation. Without it the duties of a citizen are difficult, andl we who have enfranchised a race and have taught that Americani citizenship is the crowning glory of our lRe publican institutions, Imust appre ciate that education is the first and most indispensable want of the citizen. Self protection and self government alike demand the enlightenment of the masses. The report of the Superintendent of Public Education will show you the impracticable character of the present law. The machin cry is cumblrous and expensive, so mnuchso that it has proven a ftilure. I respectfully suggest that the plan be simnpliiedl, the districts enlarged andl powers and discretion of the State Board in creasecd. With these changes in the law, success is possible, but will even then (lepend largely on a faithfill administration thereof. Your attention is respectful ly called to the claims of the Military AcadZey, which is tem porarily located at Baton Rouge since the burning of its buildings at Alexandria; and to those of the Centenary College at Jackson. PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS, Several private bills, looking to the construction of railroads and canals in the State were passed by your honorable body during your last session. Some have been aplproved by me and become laws. From others I have felt it my duty to withhold my approval. These various enter prises give some promise of suc cess, but have not progressed as ralpidly as was c-xpected. The New Orleans, Mobile and Chattanooga Railroad Company have not begun the work of con structing their road on the west side of the river. The difficulty ot olbtaining engineers, and the illness of those employed during the summer months, have delay edl until recently the completion of their survey. They now prom ise an early completion of the road, makiag connection .etwveen this city and Houston, the rail road center of Texas. MISSISSITPPI AND MEXICAN GULP SHIP CANAL. The construction of dredge boats and furnishing them with machinery has occasioned -some delay in this important improve ient. The work is being vigor ously pressed forward. Three large dredge boats are now en gagedl in the work of excavation, and in a few days two more pow erful dredges will be added to the number. An early completion of the canal is confidently expected. I3MTMGATION. Population is a prime want of the State. With less than 800, 000 . souls within our limits, we could easily sustain ten times that number. No section of the Union in fer tility of its soil, the variety and value of its productions, the salei brity of its climate, and the genial and hospitable character of its people, offers larger inducements to emigrants from our sister States, or from foreign countries. The repo-t of the Commissioners of Immigration will inform you of the result of their labors for the past year. I am happy to say that this bureau is fast becoming self-sustaining, and will not need an appropriation for its support. I am not prepared to suggest any additional legislation on the sub ject, believing that a faithful use and hearty support of the agen cies already established will com pass the desired object. Ben. Butler's long letter to the venerable, hale, hearty and robust Philosopher of the White Hat on the policy of vengance comes to us in full. The question discus sed is whether the South, like an oyster, shall be eaten raw or in every style. The party by the name of Butler is very fond and alfectionate in his appeals to the illustrious author of the great standard work of the age on po litical economy. The views of the hero of Fort Fisher may be imagined from the following ex tracts from his letter: "My dear sir, * * white and black * flag * country * * darkest hour of its history. Contrast, if you please, my dear Mr. Grecley, Tennessee, with * Texas *. Do not, my dear Mr. Greeley, mistake the difference ". One or the other of these views of ours must be wrong, my dear Mr. Greeley . My dear Sir, and the 'Tribmule, that powerful engine *. I shall be happy, my dear Mr. Greeley, to continue this corres pondence *. Franking privilege n not yet abolished *. MyI dear Mr. Greeley." - Courier Joun ,al. FALSE PRETENCEs.-The pre ten'lerl reason why Attorney Gen oral Hoar is shelved, is locality. The true reason is, that he has expressed opinions of the uncon stitutionality of certain acts of! Congress, and does not like the Radical plan of sunbjngating the 'Judiciary. This killed him off. Centralization is now almost su preme. Farnsworth, Dawes and Bingham are alarmed, and enter protests as boldly as they dare. But it is too late. The Republic of Washington is sacriaced to the demon of RIadicalismu. Advertising RgiiegulaioI Transtent advertesement must be Opa for i advance. Caids oe a aJM character-when sdmitasbths will be char Q doable our regular adrsteug ·ratse A~ll advert fite ent to this office, when ne otherwise ordered, will be Inserted til fWbid.P' si charped secrdicngly. No fractions of squares counted a, such, btt thry will be charged as whole seqcdrcaln every instance. Obituary and Marriagenotice. will be charged as advertisements. t[ Professinalt cards 00 per a mu 6 mounths "12,50, In advance. AGENTS The following Agents are authorized to act for the Traona aPH : Tardrrew & C..................... New Yo. 'Wharton & Ce.................... .lNw Orleans. Mcintyro & Co............... Prank Michani................... "" John JpanIey...................... ADVICE TO THE GIBLS.-DO not estimate the worth of a young man by his ability to talk non sense, nor by the length of his mustache. Do not imagine that an extra ribbon, tied about the neck, can remedy the defect of a soiled col lar or an untidy dress. If your hands are browned,by labor, do not envy the lily fingers of Miss Fuss and Feathers, whose mother works in the kitchen, wvhile she lounges in-the parlor. .If a dandy, with a cigar be tween his fingers, ask you ifsmok ing is offensive to you, tell him emphatically, "Yes." The habit should be, even though the odor may not. Do not waste your tears on the imaginary sorrows of Alonso and Melissa, nor the trials of the dime novel heroines. Seek rather to alleviate the woes of the suffer ing one on earth. If your dress is inconveniently long, and a gentleman steps upon it, don't be angry, but meekly beg his pardon, as you ought. Always cherish a partiality for the snmell of dishwater. It -is more conducive to helath, and far less expensive than "Boquet of Eden." THE ELECTION OP SPEAKER. The resignation of C. W. Lowell as Speaker of the House of Rep resentatives necessitated an elec tion yesterday, immediately after the assembling of the House. The resignation of Mr. Lowell ivtas not voluntary, but was forced upon him by a vote of the House. The election of Pr. Mortimry Carr by a very large majority-a vote of 51 to'26-is considered as an indication of the 'strength of Governor Warmoth, as be used all of his influnence to defeat Mn Carr, who was. numbered among the friends and supportters of the Auditor. If this vote be taken as a fair test of the Governor's influence, his efforts to' procure impeachment of Auditor Wickliffe will prove abortive, and it would be well for his Excellency to look to his own household.-N. O. Bul letin. THE SUPREME CoURT.-The Su preme Court of the United States hesitates 1. To declare the Legal Ten ders unconstitutional-which al most everybody believes is the conclusion necessarily reached by that body. 2. To declare the Missouri Test Oath unconstitutional-a conclu sion everybody sees it also must have reached. The Court is evidently reluct ant to do its inevitable duty, over awed by threats in Congress, we were about to write--but does not this hesitation encourage the Drakes, and others in Congress, to try to degrade the Court, and courts must do their d. des fear lessly, without regard to conse quences, if they expect to be respected and powerful.-N. Y. Express. At Milwaukee, a few nights ago, a German laborer named Weber gave his wife a fifty-dollar bill for safe keeping. Not having had so large a sum in the house at one time for years, Mrs. Weber natu rally felt very solicitous about its safety, and after much thought secreted it in the bowl of the coffee-mill, as a place nriot likely to be spied out by burglars. Her husband, on rising next morning, ground the coffee as usual, and with it the precious earnings of months. The poor woman swoon ed on discovering the mishap, and has been confined to her bed ever since the unfortunate occur rence. MARRIED. - One cold winter night some twenty-five years ago a couple appeared under the win dow of a squire in Washington county, New York, and called for him. The squire got out of bed and asked what they wanted. "Wanted to get married." 'Glar ried and be darned," said ' the squire and shut the window. It was a short ceremony but they considered it sufficient and they are living together to-day as man and wife.