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MONROB, LA., APRIL 19, 1878.
The Tax-Payers' Meeting
Will meet to-day, at 11 o'clock A. i.,
in the Courthouse Square. Governor
McEnery, who arrived yesterday, will
be present.
Service will be held in Grace Church
every Sunday at 10 A. x., Rev. A. S.
Clark, Minister.
Snow to the depth of five feet fell in
Omaha on Thursday. We had a steady
Omaha breeze, bringing two light
frosts, last week.
Commissioner Watts has our thanks
for the March report of the Agricultural
Bureau. It is a very interesting docu
mont, exhibiting care and labor in its
Watch Your Address.
The date when each subscription ex- I
pires is affixed to the subecriber's I
name. Receipts of money are acknowl
edged by a simple change of dates.
Don't forget this. I
The following verdict was pronounced
at a late Coroner's inquest held in this
city :
We, do jury, finds dis nigger cum to
his deth by a smash on de hed, while
he was in de water unable to protee his
sef, he bein' a dec' han' on do boat
Ozark in de Tholemu bayou.
The Franklin Sun says the people of
Franklin parish "will not submit to
any troops of Kellogg, whether headed
by himself, or Gen. Ennemoser either." t
By Jove! those Franklin people are
hard to scare. But then they have r
never seen the General. When he puts r
on his wrinkled front and draws his
flashing frog-sticker Franklin had bet
ter get to her lava beds.
Received at the Monroe Book and v
News Depot: Godey's, Demorest's, and r
Peterson's Magazines, for May; the t
Monthly Waverly, for April; Harper's r
Bazaar, for April 26; London News, for C
April 28. New Books : Middlemarch, Ii
by George Elliott; Lady Sweetapple; 2
Godolphin, by Bulwer; An Open Ques- n
tion. New Music: Credit Mobilier p
Gallop, Little Maid of Arcadee, Pity li
the Homeless One. t]
Anderson Jackson, one of the colored a
Ku Klux who forcibly rescued a pris- e
oner from an officer last Fall, has been a
given by Judge Ray a full benefit of i
two years in the penitentiary. Four
of the accused were released by the
State's Attorney; a change of venue to o
Caldwell in three cases was procured o
by that officer; one, John Culpepper,
gave bond, and one, Gabo Savannah,
left his bondsman, Col. John Ray, to
pay his bond. a
Easter Sunday in Monroe. n
There was an unusual manifestation I
of interest, last Sunday, in the devo
tional exercises of the several churches I
in our little city. The occasion, as our ft
readers know, was one commemorative n
of the resurrection of our Savior, and v
marked the termination of the Lenten x
season. ii
We made a visit to each of the four s
churches holding regular services, and i
considering the importance of the occa- a
sion and the duty of the Press to aid a
tile spread of religious truths, have I
thought it becoming to lay before our 1
readers such report as we have been c
able to make of Easter in Monroe. I
Not recognizing any church festival k
as more important than the Sabbath of t.
each week, gave no special importance h
to Easter Sunday. This church holds a
an unvarying course in its. religious %
exercises. The Rev. Mr. McCampbell t
held the usual Sabbath services. Il
Was decorated, as is part of its regu- c
lations, with unusual care and especial a
reference to the ascension of t he Savior. t
The music, the church rites, all the t
ceremonies and the sermon had partic- -
ulat reference to the Ascension. The
music was very fine. Father Hellar, in
the solos assigned to him, displayed
excellent musical taste and the posses
sion of a splendid bass voice. Father
Gergaud officiated in the altar and the
pulpit. An abstract of his sermon, or i
a copy of his text, has been rendered
Impracticable by the Reverend gentle- a
man's refusal to supply us with either,
and as one reporter cannot listen to four
sermons at thie same hour in distant
parts of the same city, we must let
FatherGergaud's sermon go un reported.
The services at this church on Easter
Sunday were conducted by the Rev.
A. 8. Clark, according to tite Riitual of
the B3ook of Common Prayer. The first
anthem was formed from tlrce verses
appropriate to the resurrection, selected
fronm Saint Paul's Epistles. Thle Nicrene
Creed was reclted, and the 2nd, 57th
and 111th Psalms of David, instead of
the Psalter customary on other occa
sions than the chief festivals and fasts
of the ecclesiastical year. The first se
lection of scripture was the 12th chapter
of Exodus to the 87th verse; the second
selection was the 6th chapter of Saint
Paul's Epistle to the Romans-being
the two lessons appointed for the day.
The music was effectively rendered
by the amateur choir. The rendition
of Lloyd's Te Deum Iaudamus would
have done credit to a choir of longer
formation. Indeed, many were the en- I
conlums passed upon the musical exer
cises of this occasion.
The sermon was preached by the offi
ciating minister, who selected the text
from Saint Paul's second Epistle to
Saint Timothy, 2nd chap., 8th verse :
*"Remember that Jesus Christ of the seed
of David was raised from the dead."
The speaker entered into a metaphysical 4
disquisition on the word " remember,"
which was followed by a comparison of
the church in her Easter services to the
primitive Christians in the salutation, e
"Thoe Lord is risen." After the intro
duction the speaker proceeded at once t
to the subject of Christ's humanity, in I
elucidation of the words, "The seed of t
David." The doctrine of the incarna- c
tion was briefly dwelt upon, and then 1
succeeded the consideration of the
resurrection. The speaker maintained
that the fact of the resurrection had
always been held and believed by the
Christian Church in all ages of her ex- i
istence. After alluding to heretical
doctrines on the subject came the true a
idea of Christ's resurrection proved f
from the statement of the Gospel nara- (
tive and the testimony of Saint Paul.
The doctrinal importance of the resur- c
rection was fully brought out, the argu
ment being fully substantiated by many
texts of scripture. The remaining por
tion of the body of the sermon compris.
ed the following points : That Jesus f
was raised by Divine power; that the N
resurrection is a cardinal truth; and a
that the apostles based everything in t
religion upon this fact, declaring, " If t
Christ be not risen then is our preach- o
ing vain, and your faith is also vain." t;
The conclusion of the sermon was emi- b
nently practical, and consisted of two
prominent ideas i First, that the be- a
liever is one with Christ; and, secondly, g
that because Jesus lives, his saints live
also. The peroration was delivered a
extemporaneously, and contained an ti
allusion to the "Southern Cross" in r
illustration of the subject. g
The services at Nolley Chapel (Meth- ti
odist) consisted of the usual exercises,
of singing, prayer, and reading of the v
Scriptures. The discourse, delivered a
by the Rev. J. E. Cobb, Pastor, was on h
the necessity of Christ's ascension in s
order to the descent of the Holy Ghost. I
The services concluded with the ad- I
ministration of the Sacrament of the i
Lord's Supper. t
"Nevertheless, I tell you the truth : t
It is expedient for you that I go away :
for if I go not away, the Comforter will r
not come unto you; but if I depart I t
will send him unto you."-John, c. t
xvi; v. 7. Such was the text selected, F
in elucidating which the reverend r
speaker said that God cannot never fully f
inform us of the reason of our bereave
ments. Yet they ntast be: there is a
must. Jesus mnust go to do a work in ~
Heaven demanding His presence there. t
We need the Paraclete, but lie cannot t
come, unless Jesus appear in the Holy t
Presence, with Hlls body, to plead for
the Paraclete. Why, we may not
know; but we know the fact. Salva- c
tion is a process, controlled by laws too
high for our comprehension, but just as
much imperative as any laws of the
visible universe. Explain the need of
the conflict of the clouds to produce the
lightning, of the ascent of the dew to
produce vegetable life, of the operation I
of light on the eye to produce vision,
and we will explain the necessity of 1
the laws of spiritual entity and opera
tion. We can only say such is the law
-it is-it must be. So Jesus must go
away. Can we submit to his departure?
Yes! it the Paracleto can only thus
come. But who is the Paraclcte? The
Holy Ghost. He is Divine, for com
pare Isaiah vi, 8-9, Acts xxviii, .5, and
John xii, 37-41,showing the substantial
identity of the IHoly Ghost with Christ
and God. lie is a person, and so
spoken of in various portions of Scrip
ture: not an energy or an influence
merely. is functions in relation to
us are thoso of instruction, primarily;
convincing us of the sin of unbelief in
a revealed Savior, as the sin of all ages,
of riglhteousness us the result of faith in
a Rlisen MIediator pleading in God's
presence, and of Judgment in that the
universe was delivered from satanic
thraldom by the atonement. It is of
:the Paraclete, also, to regenerate us,
Sreveal God's gracious bcstwments,
antd distribute gifts of power. Jesus
i did ascend and the Paraclete did come
f on the day of Pentecost. The Spirit
was ever to remain in the church. Each
s member of the church must be con
scions of the indwelling of this Spirit,
r or not truly belong to Christ. Thus in
I the gift of the Spirit, in the sacriflcing
t of His Son, or giving man dominion
g over the universe, making it all subser
vient to man's interests, God has ex
I alted humanity above all adequate 1
s conception. Fitly so, when we consid
I er man capacitated for enduring the
r woes of the eternally lost, or enjoying
the bliss of Heavenly Presence and
association forever.
Interviewlng a Canap.
In dropping down from Trenton,
I last week, along the left bank of the
river, we happened upon a camp of
I Gipsies who had Just come from Texas,
upon a trading tour, and had struck
r camp on the overflowed ridges border
ing the main bank of the river above
and below the road leading from the
Trenton ferry. A number of spring l
wagons, in good condition, rude cover
ings made of bhlnkets stretched over
bows, open at one end and closed at the
other, and quite a number of horses
and mules met our gaze. This, thought
we, does not look like want and beg
gary. Our curiosity to know how these
people lived and found a subsistence
was heightened by the scene which lay
before us, and we, therefore, inquired
if they had homes. Some of us have,
said one of the men, and nice little
farms, too, situated around Dayton,
When did you leave home? we in
quired. Last Fall, was the response;
we came down with a lot of horses.
Did you travel all the way by land ?
No, we came to Vicksburg by water,
and struck across the country. How
far west have you been ? To Waco,
was the answer. What do you think
of Texas ? It is a fine country, where
the people are willing to sell what land
they do not want. What do you think
of this country? we asked, looking in
the direction of the fields on the east I
bank. A fine country, was the answer.
Do you want to buy a nice horse? 0
asked one of the several men who had
gathered around us.
The men were well built, free-talking
and shrewd, and well-up in sonversa
tional lore. They looked sunburnt and
rather negligent in attire, but displayed E
good address, readiness of repartee and
a general adaptation to the every-day
transactions of life.
We answered our interrogater that
we did not want a pony. Looking
around us, we saw several well-kept
horses and ponies tied to the bushes,
some of them being protected with t
blankets andshowingcareful grooming.
From this, and what passed during the
interview, we readily understood that
the men are horse-traders and derive
their income chiefly from that business.
Accompanying the party were seve
ral women and children. All seemed
to be at home on the grass. Busy
tongues, merry laughter and systematic
pursuit of the duties of camp life
marked the scene before us. The little
folks were dressed in good clothes that
displayed motherly c-are. The women
were busy preparing an early supper,
and went about their duties in a way
that demonstrated contentment with
their lot and interest in what lay before
What, inquired we of the meou, tdo
you call yourselves? People, said he, I
call usGipsics; but I never saw a Gipsy
in my life. We are Englishmen.
We had seen Englishmen, but never
any so peculiarly marked in complex
ion, hair, voice and manner as these
people were. Their skin varies from
light swarthy to deep bronze; their
hair, without exception, is black and
o glossy, the women's hair rivaling in
beauty that of the proudest belle in
upper-tendorn. But what struck us
most forcibly, as showing what had
Sbeen their life and how human wants
conform to nature's laws, wasr the pecu
Sliar searching sound of their voices.
SEvery word and syllable feel from their
Slips clear and distinct, and with but
1 little effolrt they could be heard con
1 versing among themselves more than a
t hundred yards distant. Among the
a number was a woman past middle age,
who, as we left, pressed upon us the
e importance of allowing her to tell our
o fortune. Sho was pouring out her tea.
;A little negro boy sat near her. She
1 spoke in broad Irish accents: I will tell
, you something, sir, which will benefit
n you. We told her that our purpose was
s not so much to ascertain wlhat our for
e tune would be as what hers had been
c (Wo asked her if she was not an Irish
f woman. O, no, sir; we came from
,Agypt. Won't you let me tell your
s, fortune? Parrying her query, we in
l quiredrl where that little negro came
from, and if he was a Gypsy. No, sir,
he is a negro; I got him in the States,
she said, when he was a baby. And a
happy little negro he appeared to be,
sitting there drinking ten and learning
the life of a Gypsy. A couple of young
ladies coming up, who of course didn't
care to know their fortunes, but would
like to know their future husbands'
fortunca,we bade the woman who looks
through and through one's life good
evening, and left her making her speech
to the fair visitors who no doubt had
just come for no other purpose than to
see, as we had, what sort of folks the
Gipsies are. Hurrying down the road,
we met a Gypsy philosopher who was
wheeling a traveling grindstone telo
camp. IHow do you like this lift, sir ?
asked wo. O, very well. lHave you a
home anywhere? No, sir; I ant not
rich enough to buy one. But if you
were, suggested we, do you think you
would be content? Now you are at
home everywhere. You are not
troubledt by tires, by drouths, by bad
neighbors, by taxes and such like. O,
yes, sir, we are very free. If I could
get a homo and have g,>ol neighbors
who wouldt unite with ime, I believe I
could be content; but that you know
is hard to get, and my notion is that I
am doing very well. Weo thought
there was sonme philosophy in his view
of the case, and passedi on down the
road home.
Hot and Cold liaths.
A luxury, at real luxury, long'needed
in Monroc, is now supplied by D)ouglas,
the Grand street,barber. l Ie h:as provid
ed his shop with a neat little steamn
apparatus, a large tank, and a couple of
good bathing tubs wherein the aquatic
biped may place himself, and flounder
in hot or cold water or both com
mingled, to suit his wants and taste.
The arrangements are perfect. Trake an
We direct especial aittentionl to the
advertisement of the local agent of the
Wheolor & Wilson Mewing Maclhino.
This is one of the best machines, if not
thle best lmachinie Ilanufitetured.
Jim Wilson, the dashing black bur
glor, returns to the penitentiary with
Judgo hay's commissions running two
and four years.
The Ounchita Female Acenaderny is
advertised for lease. A good opening
for talent and energy.
Proctor & Gamble's Olive Soap is a
superior article. Its introductioln in a
householdl is ore guarltantoo that 11o01o
other will be used. It is sold at lIrico of or
dlinary soop, anlld call bo lrocred ill anlly
quantities from the Now Orleans Jobbors,
VWholesa:loAgents. Seo advertlisolent else
Armed to the Teeth,
Is I veory collinon expression, buit we
think armed to oubollish lid ireserveo themo
to aril)o ol ign is deeidedltly lltiro eIiotlelicial
and appropriato--thlis call only be done by
the fragrlant So Z O d t. For cloPiisitLg,
lbeaut ifyving apI ireserving I ho teeti, swoet
olilg aild peurifyillng the breath, it hLi n1o
0(11111. 12
Spaling's (iluon is up to the sticking point
CVaton I
Every genuineo box of lre. el¢rttuc'.s Licr
Pills bears the signiaturo of Fleminig IBris.,
P'ittHlnlrg, l'a.,aind their lirivato 1.S.NLanpt.
;l7'. Tako Iii other, tie iln:arket is full of
It. is tin popula r r vo-riietr that pio llc whoiti
have 11,0 n inl.iluilsonlet to thiei use if flititI'.s
or ('ortdiatls. iro illigonl, velntulally, 1, r
Sort to Ali-iriute'. Loir' i'ill. tbr po(eriititi
relief. I1ovt(:Oii
'lh tormn for whlich the O0u: ,hiits e'iiitlo
Artelmny was lolsel! exlpires ,iil Itoo2di ofi
July, 187t. t'rp)leists or a now lIone, fir s
year 'or term of yoers, will be recieivi'a, froint
:-tnlll)oto~t~llt :\)dri:ltbto I~rt ICH tltil I h o, 0! h }
ofl.hrtl, 1571. 'IThe bihliliiigs sire 'if ihriet,
lirgo, suit well illaptei lo Itin Jilirpose fir
which they wire coll.strooted:i, ecl't it Ilt rv
loca10te ill Monroe, Situ l IgriIil i'YiliIii i:1111i1
otltlizilhliin gsq. Tllh eslioiil euolluii I~o inlriiilll- i
ratedl with solon lift-y ir sixty lIlly s~iolliirl,r5
and tlhere is shlllindRinit rollli lr .' iii 1"r
boardors. l'or terllls a)ppily to thln miilor
Ily order of the Ienrl of''rlltnes.
It. V. rIIlAIltlISON,
Mtonroo, April 19.---t0l l'reidint.
(lnplets hI' SUtPERVTsOst u' iltonT-T'AArlo",
()unlchitiL 1'ariiih, La., April 15, 1-73.
T|)o urnii(deid t'ity fChiarlor }having/. |hoon
prnillllgsteidh :Sli said ( 'hbiror firividililg
that thIe present Mlylir .nld (iulnii i'tiii
shlil hiild over ulintil tlii, irst Mondiiiilay iii
Ma, Iw71,or ulintil their siI('lasors lre lilly
eiteid and <ltialinitil, I will hot ipl Il ti
o(lllee ut Ioegistriitiiili for the pliirpus, of ri
vising the rcgietruttioi list fcr Ithi city of
Monroo, is uiitvi'rl in uit i hu lollisianalit lIi
telligonii-(r aiil the )ll'Ai'll IrA a'til.,:iiAIIl
of lLast week. 1 . J. (I1tAllY
Snliervi.or uif Rigiut ratiin
Sql:1t |irlii ill (i f lltal hita.
"rho rcsilcouito u lt (',,..iolun 1f' '.o1'ry; i''
ntly ri rei, ar nvatil ithruitigliuti
April 19, 1573.--tl:.'t
I31. VI N (; MACA(II I.- l.4.
925,000 In Uso-20,000 Sold inLonisiana -Pricus $60 to $100.
If vyll uwant a (roeod ftlmilv Sewitlg Mttiine thatL will tgot rio r
ravel, tlhen eall Ram!1 eOO 'olr zIew stvh, IaIIAWlV " NI A¢IJ .
otllher ill tl| quality and variLety of the Swinig ,lone lby thtrl, and
alsom in almralhility of the malmhine. It IS the momlv ramlymahine in the
world thatl will firnd, Foll, Turk., siather, 'ord, -titeh. Qailt, Ifem
(nf any width). Blraid, Frir eg. am onrtko a llmot hbeautifatl ltutton
Hole. Eyory ~elmirm is tgraTrantOeel for PVIV. TEAItI4. Every faa,,ily
should have one. I'I1C IlRnTfIlISR , Soathern Agents, 149 ('anal St., New Orleans.
apIil:1872 *OtAC1Trtlr AZNT wont O'AcarIA FARrT. nul:ly
(First Door from River)
Having determined to keep paee with the
beot Retail houses in the South, and having
supplied thomselves with a stock of Mor
chandiso accordingly, Guoss BIlOTIans in
form the Public that in their New Brick
Store they have a stock of Goods purchased
of First Hands and in selecting which
great care has boon takeu.
Their assortment of Dry Goods is full and
complete, and embracos
Latest Styles and a large variety ;
From Infaut's alse to the largest worn;
Of Superior Quality
And too numorous to mention.
In hilis department purchaeos have been
made in largo quantities, and comprises
liavinlg boon in this business upwards of
Sixteen Years, nossa I3RoTUMts feel them
solves competent to makeo purchasea in a
way to give the Customer the iull benefit
of Ile money. Their assortment ls full
and complete, and of such varieties, both in
kind and quality,as will meet the demands
of this market.
aa-All Ooods warranted to giveSatisfac
tion, and will be sold as Cheap as by any
house in the oullth. A liberal share of the
patronage of the i'ublic is respectfully so
lictlted, and an invitation extended to all to
call and examinle for themseolves the stock
iBrick Bulilding, DoSlard Street,
TNovenlber 10, 1S72. U:ly
1,' Al 1 1, Y T It l)C(E it,
l)n.1A ll) Wi''itElfl',
MOI () nIVR ' ler, r, O U I N I A N A,
Ii c:11 ,tltanttly tvn htadn anl forxosl, c1 ro
corios of all dlerilt iton, eluch as-
I,A itl', tlU'ITER, CIlEEllIC, FLOUR,
eYi'I'RIlt, HA ltl)iNE, LIQUO(RS Ol
F'l 1U17: ¢? VAIl1OU, JIND.9
MIonroo, Iam., 'nob'y 19, 187I n,22:IV
(1,,r. Trh,.iru anr I),'icard ,redsa, A,,orae, Lu
Ii lirmes, Ihn~jnitO nril Ihuuks kept fur hire.
ltlt r;,r ,ruiv.r. cunnul.te, will, tite sutable.
illti'VIl;ta tt'" ,N'I'AG E.: Ot,',FI'lC AT 'rHIus
tel,,bu r 1, 1870. rn4:ly
Rqprinted without abrdgemcnt, and at about
oneAtrd the price of the originale,
- T
Th. Leonard Shou Punbishing Ombnpany,
140 FUlton Street, New York,
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A Largo Lot of
RI OCE It E ti
The Very Lowest Cash Prices)
pIr-1 want to soill imntlnoiattly
36 Macks Coluoee;
200 Ibls Flour, Diferent qualities;
10 Canks C. It. Sides;
10 asks C. Sides;
10 Casks IIreakalst Ilncoa;
100 Drums Figs;
2 iblai Currants;
5 Casks lHams;
IO Ilalf Bbls Molasses;
20 Kegs Molasses;
A nid n largo aanortnlonlt of
r Tlho h)ighort Imarket Ai,,~i.'Asal price
paid for Cotton and Country Produce.
I)csiard Strool, Monlroo, l.n.
.luJan. 4. 173:l. oIl-tf.
A (1 N N C Y .
(,tepttal rrf.rerented over. $.2I.(00(000 I
(I1orlgia Ilomllo Fire Ins.
('o., of(iohItl lus, (i.... $ 14)0,000.t().
Sl ttliorwrlLior Agency, of
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r ',ion all ii rn lvorpool
(Ior]1 ............ . 18,400,000.00.
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Northi Anloricatn, of Now
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'hio i'le, f (alif ornior (kire
a lt inatrino)................ or 0 .(), ( dll
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il)g p wirehlls, io o ho grocorirt, Ac
coniprJslrig tia stock of (tie ltot hoe o h "o
ilitti lt iroi,, July ml., 1172.
The ~oclalia of every kindl dlo tlieo lat firt,
IF. W.MNJ.Ap MI/ .
and corrlal y reroininelid ounr Siie('noSor
Mr. F. W. MICKAjX, to the pnblio ean
the patrons of the late ifhtIOn.
Monro, July 2, 18731. 4:tf
28:Bt Mouth of Choniere.

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