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.RUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY AT OflORe So OdQA7TI?- PrARISI. LA; .. W, masohNIae. E)DITOXN 3PN03D p PRITO Terma of SibsMcriptiOn. The onllowing rates of subsonrptlon will be rigidly adhered to a all cases : tjne dopy, one year .- - - $3,00 4One copy, six monthus - - - 2,00 fsinagte copies - - - 10 cents. Any person sending us five new cash subscribers, to he same post ottiee, will be entitled to a copy o1 " ius TELEORAPuI" gratis, for one year. E Sbsacription price invariably in advance. -. Tariff of Advertisingi Rates. Advertisments will be inserted at One Dollar and Pifty Cents p squaro of one inch of space, or Iee:, for the first. a d eventy.flve Cents for each subso quent insertion, for any time underonoe.nouth. ,'or ongerperiods as follows : -- quAt , I m 2 mos 3 mon mos 12 1es -o. O SQUAS. I 0 - 0 oU e,..--......... 75 00 9 00 1:3 UU 0 00 Twe ... .... . 750 12 1 o 15 0 2 2 0 :11 00 Thrse ............. 1 Hi 17 IL 2l:) 30 (1 0 00 Yeour ... 15 04. 22 " (' 01 'or :3 50 00 Five a Column.).... 18 o2 0` 300( 42 50 011 00 oen (i Column ).-. 30 0, 45 0, 55 0 75 Ol 140 00 Yifteen( 1 Column.) 45 0 62 5: 15 0 0 00 140 00. Twenty-one (1 CoL 5501 75 00 90 00 135 00200 00 protesetonal Qtarb9. -r-w- -4- - -- --- --- -- -- -- - ILrs.. CaI4erwOod & Ichardson, A-VING associated themselves in the practice of LI Mdicino and Surgery, offer their 'services to the citizens of Monroe and v\icinity. They can be foui'4, when not professionally engaged, at their .sloe, opposite the Catholic Church, at all hours, day Y opeJcial attention given to Chronie Surgical eases. -n i7:chv3n4V: 1 taenree.J1ane 22 IR68 2n3L:ehv3n40:tv ISAIAH GARRETT. FRANKLIN GAILIETT. GAR.R3E'IrT & GARRE',? fPT' ATTOIN E1YS AT LA W Corner Wood and St. John Streets, (Opposite Recorder's Offttice,) MOYROB.. .......--..........LOUISLItNA. Aulffst 5. 1863. n46-tf A. L. SLACK, MON ROE, LA. DRACTICES in the Pariah and District Courts as Sfollows: On hbita Parish, Monroer; Morehouse Parish, Bastrop; Franklin Pariah, Winnabshoro. Manroe, Aug. 26. 1868. 5:17 X. ILtenAanDoR. JAS. D). McEERY. RICHIRDSON & McENERY, AttorneyS at Law, MONROE, LA. DRACTICE in all the parishes of North TLouisiana I . the Spretuo Corrt at Morne thie Fedleral Courts, rnd in the Land O;ffice DLepartmenut ot tihe 'eneral Government. nl9-tf IJIN M'ENERY. S. D. M'ENERY. J. & S. D. McENERY, MONROE, LA. -iRlACTICE in the Parish and District Courts of oauran. Moehourse, FraOnklin, Rihlrand. Crold well and Catahoula Parishes, in the Supreme Court at Monroe, and U. S. Courts. ; r Prticula rattenttion paid to business in the Laun4 O:21s at Monroe. and the Land Ollice Depart A-ent of tL0 Generatl Governmout. ulh:tf. C. t. MOtrIstO. W. W. FAIMEflo. Ma rrlson & Farmer, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Monroe, La.. Will practice in the Parish and District Courts in the Parishes ofOuacllita, Jlorellouse, Frakslin, Cildwell, and Union. Also in the Supreme Court of Louisiana and il the United States C oourt%. n41:v3 P. P. STUrBDS. R. . COBI. ATTORNEYS AT LAW TMonroe, La., Will practice in the Courts of the 12h Judi cial District, conmposed of the parishes of More house, Onachita, Caldwell, Catalhoula and Franklin. And also in the Parishes of Jackson and Union. v4 n32 . Willis Richardaon, _lobt. W. J nwi Oft _RIC ARDSO" 1 JEJ.IISO., ATTORNEYS AT LAW, P RA.CTICE In the Courts of C:ataonla, Caldweil; SFranklin, Ouachita, IMorehouse, Itichlnd. Carrolt and Madison. in the Sutpreme Coen t e of Louiseina, in the Uuited States C(ourltsa: ld in thue La;d bthice Department of the ttovernnseut. Speci;l attentiou paid to the collection of claimts. M am-ily tli DENTAL NOTICE. LT AVING determined to settle permanently Flr in Monroe for the purpose of practicing my pro tession, I can be foind at my office e opposite 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 same building. Having had a very large experience in all the different branches of mny profession, the treating 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 eof my profession as well as can be done any where, and at reasonable prices. N. F. McCRAW. Jan. 6, 1869. nl5:tf J. PINCIýNEY BZITii., Octtortn Fctor, COMMISSION MERCIIANT, -AND -GENERAL PURCHASING AGENT NO. 196 GRA ViER STRZPET, JOn'.W. .WALOn,. . . . oolt-leepel . M. CAa,....................... ch'g Dept aLr Gen. Thomas Ml. Scott and MBnj. San ders D. Oliver are with J. Pickney Smith, and - will give their personal attention to the inter eta of their friends. n12-tf T ADIES AND MISSES' HATS AND . -Bonnets made to order at J. HAYMAN & CO'S., DeSiard, Corner 2nd Street. Monroe., La n37.tf "ENGAGED IN THE DEFENSE OF AN HONORABLE CAUSE, I WOULD TAKE A DECISIVE PART."-Junius. Vol. V. Monroe, Ouachita Parish, La., Saturday, January 29, 1870. N10. 19. Ouachita House, (ColUNElR OF DESkAlD & TIIID STIEEITI,) MONROE, LA. J. L. HUNSICKER, Proprietor. THE above named Hotel mo-long and favorably L known throunhout the countury has beeno retited and newly furnished, and is now complete in every de ,rtment. The Proprietor pledges himself to spare no efforts to ,make all comnfortable who may favor Lin with their patronage. 1: tf NE W HOTE L. LEWIS HOUSE, (Opposit Catolie Church and Female Academy,) MONROE, LA. .21. J.. LE P IS, PKtOPLIETOR. rl tIE Proprietor, formerly of the. OUVACHITA SHOUSE, informns the public that the largo and conenodiois residence of Col. I:obt. ]Richardson has been purchased / / tud handsomuly furnished, and is now omtnplctc in every particular, as a First Class Hotel unplo accommodations, good taro, and conven )nt location. Board reasonable n28 LO UISIANA S;tate St. e·Hzlir~"3 -oF MILIrTARY ACADEMY, B ATON ROUGE ; LA. Founded and - supported by the State of Louisiana. For particulars, address D F. BOYD, Superintendent. Baton Rouge, La., Oct. 30 1869. n18;ly SAIDDLE AND I1AItR ESH SHOP. I RESPECTFULLY inform my Friends and I the public generally, that I am prepared to ininufacture SADDLES, HARNESS, and everything in my line. I have a good stock of materiels on hand whichI .will sell at Rea sonable Prices. PETER EZELIUS. February 3, 1869. n2-0:tf EDWARD BURNETT. CHAs. DONELLY. BURNETT & DONELLY BRICKLAYERS AND BUILDERS, GRAND STREET. [LAVING 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. 3Materials will be turniohed upon reasonable terms, when desired, and at short notice. Oc:tober 16, 1869. n4 ly ANDREWV J. AlKEN . JOHN W. WATT. AIKEN & WATT, (Successors to ROTCHFORD, BROWN & CO.) -AIND COMMISSION MEItCIHANTS, JVo. 60 Carondelet St., .New Orleans. REFERENCES BY PERMISSION: Union Bank. sew Orleans, La. Crescent City II:lnk, bIls-uis. Itk It, otln r C Co., Now Orleans. Charles Gallagher, Esq. Sept 25, 1569. nl ly Watchmaker and Jeweler, MONROE, LA., DEALER IN Cloc ks and JE W ELRY, Of Every Description. All work in his line executed with neatness and dispatch, rod guaranteed for 12 months. CHAS. BOFENSCIHEN. Mlonroe, La., Feb 24, 1869. n23 FOR SALEt J. L. ZIIJT.A'AIKER Has, 'at his CARRIAGE FAC TORY, on DeSiard Street, a fine stock of handsome buggies, and car rlages made to order, especially for this mar ket--CHiEAP FOR CASH ! Blacksmithing and repairing neatly execut ed at this shop, joining the Factory. W. H. MBAXYT, G. B. BLOCKER, New Orleans. Trenton. MAXEY & BLOCKER, TRENTON, LA., RECEIVING AND FORWARDI)NG merchants Iand dealers in Dry Goods, Groceries, Boots. Shoes Clothing, Wrestern Proeduee and Plantation Supplies. We have erectedl a large WTAREHOTHE on the bank of the river and are prepared to store all freioght or cotton at low raten. TVe rcspectfully solicit the patronage of the public. 2LjI'ts! iruckct jric -,tidt fir coltot., n.2'1 IN THE DEPTHS. How CoL Eads is Bridging the Mis sissippi at St. Louis--A Tri umph of Soience. A reporter of the St. Louis Democrat gives the following graphic description of how Colo nel Eads is sinking the great iron caissons for the piers to the bridge across the Mississippi at that city: Two immense piers are to be constructed in the river, of solid stone masonry. These piers, to be substantial, must. rest -on the solid rock that lies fifty, sixty or a hundred feet under the sand, under the water of the rushing river. The question was, how to get down all these feet through water and sand, to find the rock to lay the solid foundation. One way would have been to build coffer dams, and pump out the water, dig out the sand, and lay the piers in the empty space. But this was impracticable, if not ini possible, and Mr. Eads' science and wisdom selected anotherplan, which, though not original with hint, has been greatly improved oil byhim, and applied more sen sibly and effectively than it was ever done before. This plan was to build within a caisson, till the rock was reached and the pier completed, and to make this com prehensible to every child it shall be illustrated very simply. ILLUSTRATION OF TIHE SINKING CAISSON. Did you ever hold a goblet bot tom side up, and press it down into a vessel of water? If you have you know the water does not enter into the empty tumbler, but the air in it keeps the water out, and as you sink it and press it down it drives the water up the sides of the vessel. Now suppose instead of the goblet you hold an inverted metalic vessel in the same way, the same facts would be true as long as the air was in the inside of it. If the bottom of this-inverted vessel were flat, you could put a brick on it, and an other, t ad another, until you have weighed enough to sink it to the bottom of the water, when you have a pier of bricks. No t this is exactly what Colonel Eads has done in building the eastern pier of the bridge. But his inverted "plan" is of the size he wishes the bottom of the pier to be, and is forty. fifty, or .sixty feet across, as the case may be. Of course this immense "iron dish," bottom side up, was held in. position on the water by mnachinery. He then laid solid courses of stone masonry on the "dish" or ."caisson," and as he built, the weight pressed it down into the river, and now it has reached the botton of the river, and even six feet into the sand, and the pier is forty or fifty feet high. But it has yet to sink fifty or sixty feet further to meet solid rock, and the sand cannot be dis placed as the water was, but must be removed by artificial means, and this is what is] being succes fully done now. Of course, as the sand is dug away from under the sides of the caisson it will sink just as fast. To dig this away men must get into the "up turned dish" or "caisson," or "air chamber" under the pier, and work there. We will explain how this is done. ENTERING THE AIR-CHAMBER. Everyone will understand that the air in the chamber must be very much condensed, and that a most essential requisite is that it must be kept so, and not allow ed to escape. If a direct opening were made to it anywhere, the escape of air would cause the water and sand to wash in from underneath, the vacuum would beinstantly filled, and there would be the end of sinking the caisson and pier. Colonel Ends has arrauged a very simple and perfect way of entering this cham ber, which is now six or eight feet lower than the bottom of thle riv er, and yesterday we went down into it and saw the men at work. In the center of the pier he left a circular well, nicely finished with brick sides, and six or eight feet across. This well reaches to the very bottom, is now fifty feet deep, and has a flight of steps built circling, next -to the wall from top to bottom. . Down these steps we went together to the bottom of the well. There we found a door of an oval shape, and about two feet in diameter. Looking in we saw a room abbut six feet high, deep and wide-a sort of cold and damp "oven." "Crawl in and I'll follow," said Colonel Eads. In we went through the oval hole, knocking off' a hat, and slightly bumping a head. Colonel Eads came, also, with a pine stick and a lighted candle stuck on it, or we should have been in Egyptian darkness. The Colonel closed the little iron door by which we had entered, and it shut us in "air tight." He then pointed to another similar door right opposite, and said: "'That opens directly into the air chamber under the whole pier. I will let the compressed air in here gradually, and when the equilibrium is established, . that. door will open of itself, and we will go in through it." So saying he turned the faucet of a brass' stop-cock, the air from the -air chamber came singing through it like steam from a boiler valve, the strange sensation crept over us. What if something should burst down here? What power could oppn the door behind us, now being held by the giant pressure of the compressed air? Suppose favinting came over one, and this roaring; ringing, thundering in the ears should last for life! But in just one minute and a half the rush of air ceased, the other door opened, the ears were all right, and with no unpleasant sensation we were in the condensed atmos phere,. and crawling through the door stepped upon the'sandinto the air-chamber. Ten or a dozen men were hard at work, each with i candle, the huge- caisson was -all around us, glistening with Water drops and from rust in solution, and the flat, iron roof was over head, with all its tons of stone and pier above us. The sand was damp, but not wet, as the com pressed atmosphere drove all the. 'Water out through the sand and up through the water, which we had observed before we came down, to be bubbling around the pier, like champagne in a glass. WIJ.T WE FOUND UNDER THE PIER. . We walked all about the air chamber from end to end, and side to side, and saw how the sand is removed, and how the air is supplied for the inmates to live on. Powerful air pumps, worked by steam on b)oats upon the sur face of the river, force water down tubes that are run through the stone work of the pier, and they keep pure the atmosphere. No less than seven powerful sand pumps are also seen with their feet projecting down to the bot tom, and lifting it up through the pipes, and throwing it out above the river. Three of these pumps will take this sand away as fast as workmen can lay -the stone work on the pier, and in 4 hours the pump we saw at work took out 54 cubic feet in 11. minutes, or one hundred cartloads in about four hours. But how can a pump throw out sand? some one asks. Just as silly as we were before we saw it! A temporary well, or box, is put under the foot of a pump, and a large hose brings down water front a force pump above. This hose opens in the box, the water is sucked up the sand plump, and two or three men shovel sand into the box to min gle with the water and be thrown out with it-and that is how the sand pumps work! Their success has been fully tested-the work is going on satisfactorily-and if, good luck happens, Col. Ealds will find his first great pier resting on the solid rock within thirty days from now. A Southern dentist thinks that onie of the principal reasons why people at forty rarely have good teeth is the free use of lard and butter. If we did not use these articles, says the dentist, our teeth would be as good, and last as long those of cows, horses, and other dclumb animals, A Boy Missing. [From the Rochester Union I A little flaxen-haired boy, with I blue eyes, pretty pink cheeks, and t scrubby brown hands. He wore c heavy, clattering boots, and whis- I tled funny little tunes, which made I you nervous. He turned somer saults upon the sofa until he broke all the springs; he "fired" marbles i through all the window panes; I dragged his muddy boots over the a clean floors, and tormented poor I old tabby until she came to look c with terror on all the small boys 1 le studied little and played a -E great deal; insisted upon it that i America was on the Northern i continent; and-started out bravely c on the multiplication table, but i shipwrecked .ere he reached the & fives; he forgot hiss lessons while e coming home from school, but re- i membered every.funny thing that c happeued during the day, and I could tell tales a la Gulliver until I quite exhausted. , He had a taste' t for the military, and every Sat- i urday drilled his company,which ( consisted of three boys, a toy gun, .1 a tin whistle and an old faded flag, j which his little sharp eyes discov- 1 ered one day under the dust and 1 rubbish of the garret. He heard . the old story of William Tell, one - evening in the gloaming, and for many a day thereafter he has been firing recklessly at an apple 1 set up on the gate post. But he is gone, and the house is lonely without him. We miss the clattering of his bootsthroiugh the hall, when school is out; the tunes he used to whistle, and the incor rigible "Captain Jinks;" .the coats, and mittens, and caps that used to be strewi about the house; the military display on Saturday, and more than all, the quaint little face that peered into every house hold mystery. The house is, quiet and orderly now; the Maltese cat sleeps sound ly behind the stove,- in a blissful state of security; the great shaggy" black dog walks solemnly into the room and looks anxiously about, as if in search of somebody,.then stalks out with a dissatisfied air; the old faded flag flaps mournful ly at half-mast, in the back yard, and all around the house are the abandoned targets he used to practice with. But the little boy that effervesced with life and joli ty is missing, and the days are lonely without him. O good people, wandering up and .down.the crowded highway of life, if in your travels you come across a white-haired little boy, with blue eyes, and a fair, girlish face, who whistles funny little) tunes, and wears heavy, clattering boots, stop him, and send him back to us, for he is the little boy that is missing. CRnsHING RETORT.-The Little Rock Journal says that "Perhaps nine-tenths, if not nine-twentieths of the population ot Arkansas, favor universal suffrage." There never was a larger sized mistake published to the world. The ne groes and radicals don't want the white men to vote, and if the white men could help it they would not let the negroes vote; so between the two, we think a very small proportion of the "pop ulation of Arkansas favor univer sal suffrage." The Radicals ad vocate it because they know that they cannot much longer disfran chise the whites, and the whites accept because they cannot do any better. That's what kind of friends it has in Arkansas. Mr. J. K. L hamb, of Caldwell, Texas, has originated a new spe cies of cotton, which is equal to silk for fineness and softness. Its color is slightly pink, somewhat variable, according to the posi tion in which the rays of light are reflected from it. Mr. L. only raiseld, the present year, about fifteen pounds, which will afford him seed enough for an acre the coming season. Kansds, by law, offers to any one planting and successfully growing for three years an aore or more of forest trees, or a half a, mile or more of forest trees along a highway, bounty annu allp for twenty-five years of $2 er acre or half mile, Advertising ltegaiA Tramom advertis .mntu seat 4 * Mr Cards of apswogsbg r .mwMeý wglb9 oh dprnirfa W ·paý.y satesr~ A ett re LstSi otberwla. orerqed. Willis jamatted I' I tlllbI4" and~ No rastL touf aqcarn counted a asuAc, but they will be charged 'a whole squares is every istmanc. OMttary and X lrriagg setto wll Ls Charged as advertlaeaeata. Profeealonal carda pole ainum . 6 itIs $l%0 In advance. ACZXNTS: The following Agents are auntbrzedto act for the TKLKOnPen : Tardrew & Co ..................... New York. Wharton Co.............. ....w.... Orleans. McIntyre Co.................... Frank llieaa uz................... John Jan eyy............~.....~... . Louis Davis...................... Death of AIfred Hennm,- E". This 'gentleman, tieie.%y' to have been the oldest ,pei Mr of the bar of Louisiana, ` -AI day morning in the eighty h year of his age. , He ere from Maryland, his native ,ate, and was admitted to te~a p of the law in 1809. In ovek ing some old judicial reedsrd i#e ly, his name was found.as an attorney in a suit as. far hitek s 1810. The veteran advo iae one of the most acceoplished pleaders at this bar,'ii sc Lr ship and in professionAl - nients, and was nuted for b - ness, application ad msy of remarkable tenacity, was not perceptibl w age. He had a nierafe s ye sons and daughters, all l tt superior talents and with pgens Qf parson. his youth be .mindS have been himself a stwking handsome face and even in old age, his attracted attention. of this distinguished ta not unlooked -br at his asdvautoe period of life, is much gwg t tI by the old populati, to lw . his venerabthi form aint ii smile had so long be -N. 0. Bulhtit. The postmaster general a e that the abolition pf the faning privalege will make. the . a ment alf-sintaianntg. e matter· i e~iit'~aht e t Li... fourth of all the mail ca . c'' those entitled to the ranlaks privilege there are440,t W~ra;g ton, inqluding; sPejabcQs of gress. !here' ar also internal revenue officers r~ a 378 postmasters,;- amn` 31,933. - The cost of -4taeme n is not the only reason femft arr olition. The frauds coneeart with it are yet stronger reiasds. A Florida paper reports that'a steamer, with an exploring party, has ascended the St. Johns river 370 miles, 150 miles further than ever before accomplished. Tei lakes through which they passed are said to be indescribably beau tiful, and the country more diver sified than lower down the river. Lindsay, the Egyptian corn man, who was arrested for rob bing the mail at Raven's Nest; Va., has been found guilty in UnderWoo'd's court. He was grant ed a trial and admitted to bail in the sum of $3,000. It is a remarkable fact that the lunatic asylums of all the South ern States are full to overfowing... Virginia, Alabama and Georgia cannot begin to care. for the ap plicants. Fashionable dress makers now a-days, require thirty yards of black silk to make what they call "a full short dress." The charge for making varies from fifty to one hundred dollars. D1IUCED HARD FALL.-A vow. respondent at Lawrenceburg, In diana, has been stealthily watching the young ladies learningto skate. The first remark of one beauty was, "Girls, did I crack the ice?" NISSISsIPPI SENATORS. - Gov. Alcorn is elected United States Senator for the term commencing one year from next March. Gen. Ames is elected for the unexpired term of five years. There was a great contest for the term expiring in 1876, and the election was almost unanimous. H.R. Revels (colored), of Nratch ez, was elected U. S. Senator for the term expiring March 4, 1871. Only forty studenta now attend the University of South Carolina Six of its nine professors resigned Sduiing the last year. Geneal D. H. BIIlls new e (to be published at. ( rte rNorth Carolint, is't, bt e calle a The Southern onpserdativye, f si LITTrr RHBoDY HEIAR Pitpx. - --Pro~ls e; Jan. 19. .- Rhode - Island liks ratified the fifteenth amendment.