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VOLUME XIV. MONROE, LOUISIANA, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1878. NUMBER 1.
Pablisahed every Priday.
AT %troRltOE, OUACFIITA PARISH. LA.
*~. W~T. SEoCRaLE~M,
Editor and Proprietor.
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t. 0. oonB. A. A. OUNBY.
Cobb & Gunby,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW, MONROE, LA.
- Aug. 2, 1873, 40 tf.
Dr. Wim. Sandel
rL ENDERS his services as Physician and
L Surgeon, to the public. He can be found
opon his plantation, four miles below Mon
roe. March 11, 1874. 25i-ly
i. D. TODD. DAVID TODD.
Toded & Todd,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
December 7. 1877.
L. N. E-61,
P ARLSII SURVEYOR, Ouachita parish,
La. Surveying, civil engineering and
draughting promptly attended to. Terms
cash. April 12, lb78.
John T. Ludeling,
ATTORNEY AT LAW, MONROE, LA.,
A will practice in the State and Federal
:ourts in Louisiana, and in the Supreme
Court at Washington City. 1l:3m
Dr. 1. C. Strother,
OFFERS his services to the citizens of
Monroo and vicinity. Office: Corner
of Grand and Wood streets, on bank of the
river. August 24, 1877. v8-n41
PRAN B STUBBS. JO. B. . STONE.
Stubbs &d Stone,
A TTORNEYS AT LAW, Monroe, La.,
Office in Henry Kindermann's build
ing, upstairs, on DeSiard street.
October 2, 1874. tf.
ATTORNEY AT LAW, MONROE, LA.
Lands for sale and rent in the par
ishes of Ouachita, Morehouse and Richland,
including desirab:o farms. Special atten
tion to real estate titles. Communications
solicited from parties to buy, soill or rent
lands and houses. Enquiries promptly
answered. Correspondents in all the
States. December 6, 1878. ly
p). Tltos, V. 4ly,
OPFICE on DeSiard street, at the inter
section of First, in the rear room of
building formerly occupied by A. J.
January 5, 1876, ly
n. W. ICHARDSON. C. . BO. ATNER.
Rlehardsoun & Boatner,
A TTORNEYS AND COUNSELLORS AT
Law Monroe, La., will practice in all
the Parishes of North Louisiana, in the
Supreule Court at Monroe, tihe Federal
tiourts, and in tile Land Otlp Ilepartnment
f tile General Government.
Ofice fronting northeast corner of publio
square. January 3, 1878.
Dr. A. B. sholara.
OPFERS his professional services to the
citizens of Monroe. Oflice in his Drug
Store on DeSlard street.
September 24, 1875. ly.
R. RICHARDSON. s. D. M'ENERY.
Riehardson & MeEnery,
A TTORNEYS AT LAW, Monroe, La.,
will practiooe in all the parishes of
th Louisiana, the Supreme Court of the
ate; tle Federal Courts, and in the Land
Afbe Department ot the General Govern
ment. January 11, 1878.
R. S.L. BRACEY, Dentist, respectfully
offers his professional services to the
itizens qf 4ore oro aqtd srrounding cqun
try. Iaving an experience of fourteen
years in the practice, lie feels confident of
giving satisfaction in all branches of his
iprofession. Is willing to warrant all work.
o(Mice at residence on Jackson stroeet, near
the Female Academy, Monroe. La.
L TTQRNEY AT LAW,
Will practice in the Parish and District
Courts of North Louisiana. Will attend
these courts in person.
Will give special attention to Land Office
anptters connected with the Land Otce at
i ve to all businuss iummediate at
tqWtiln aind abundant care.
Will answer all conululniaitinls with the
east poassible dolay.
August 10, 1877. ly
We are prepared to execute
JOO PRINTIN G,
of very Description,
FROM THE MAMMOTH POSTER
TO THE WEDDING CARD.
PLAIN. ORNAMENTAL, AND
BILLS OF LADING,
&c., &c., &c.
01.' EiVERY VARIETY
IN THE LATiT AND MO.r
AP.RO(VED STYLE OF THE ART.
OF EVKRIY HMiRE, COZ.OR, ANp
ON A~NY QUALITY OF PAPER
MON'ROE ADVERTISEMENTS.- I
NEW ALIIAMBRA RESTAURANT
Has been removed to the corner of St.
John and St. Ann street, in the rear of B.
Rills' book store, where I will be found at
all hours, ready to serve my old cnstomers
and the public with the best that New Or
leans and this market can afford.
Oysters ia every Style ;
And everything else to be found in a
I will give my personal attention to all
who call upon me and guarantee the best
G. C. ENSSMINGER.
Monroe. October 6 1877.
SOUTHERN CARRIAGE FACTORY.
The underasigned takes pleasure in making
known that he is now as well prepared as
before the war, if not better, to do all kinds
of work, either in
Af4aufauturing or Repairisu
CARRIAGEB, BUGGIES, HACKS, ETC
Ready made work kept on hand; speci
mens of which maybe seen by calling at the
Pactory. Se will also arry on a general
Blacksmitl shop, arranged to do all kinds of
blacksmitaing. Terms reasonable.
April 20 186I. n30-- FR. ENDOM.
CITY TAX COLLECTOR'S NOTICE.
Notice is hereby given that the assess
ment rolls for the year 1878 have been com
pletedand are open for public inspection,
one at my office and one at the office of the
city treasurer; that the taxes levied therein
are now due and collectable, and that I am
ready to receive and receipt for said taxes,
together with all unpaid back taxes and
licenses. I also give notice all of said taxes
must be paid to ine at my office before the
31st day of December, 1878, or I shall pro
ceed to enforce payment thereof, together
with penalties and costs, in the manner
provided by law and ordinance.
J. B. GARRETSON, ,
City Tax Collector.
Monroe, La., Oct. 24, 1878.
Grand ,Street, Pierce's Old St aid,
WV. H. FERRY, Proprietor.
Where the public will always find the
very best variety of liquors and drinks
served up in style by an old and experi
enced ba-tender. He offers FaIt Luxcu
every day as an extra inducement to the
public, from 11 o'clock a. m. to 8 o'clock
p. m., consisting of Hot Seasoned Soups;
Roast Beef, Salaads, etc. Frice of one drink,
inclusive of Lunch, only 15oc. He respect
fully solicits a liberal share of the patron
age of the public.
Monroe, January 25, 1878.
DIEBOLD SAFE AND LOCK CO.,
N. B. MILTON, AGENT,
Safes sold for less money than by any
one traveling, on time, or for a heavy dis
count for cash.
Guns, pistols and sewing machines reo
paired on short notice by
N. B. MILTON,
ll:tf Rills' News Depot.
H. PETZOLD, Proprietor.
Families supplied with bread made of the
best flour. Cakes of every kind kept for
sale, or made to order.
Fruits, Confections, &c.,
Kept in stock and will be sold at the lowest
market price. October 0, 1877. ly
pROF. E. I(EFFNER,
VOCAL AND INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC,
Having permanently located in Monroe,
will instruct pupils in either vocal or in
strumental music. He will give lessons on
the flute, cornet clarinet, guitar, piano or
violin; and vocal music will be taught after
the best method. Lessons given at the
pupils' homes, or at his residence on St.
John street, next door south of the post
office. Music furnished for balls, parties,
&c. January 18, 1878. ly
Terms, $2.00 per Day.
THE MONROE HOUSE,§
Jackson Street, Monroe, La.,
D. B. TROUBDALE, PROPR.
DESIARD ST., MONROE, LA.,
JULIUs ENNEMOSER, Proprietor.
This House is now open for the reception
of the travoeling public. Favorable arrange
ments can be mlado for board by the week
or month. Aug. 9, 1878. ly
The Drug business of the late George W.
McFee will be continued as formerly. Mr.
James A. leothune will havo tile manage
ment of the entire business, and will be
pleased to have his old friends and patrons
call upon him at the old Drug store.
Monroe, Nov. 28, 1878. 5t
NEW ORLEANS CARDS.
W_ A. PEALE,
(JENER.1 L CO .1fMINSION M!EJ'It 11.1 .Vi;
No. 52 UNION STREET,
Liberal cash advances made on consigin
swents of cotton. lh1;m:p
DISEASES OF Tile EYE AND EAII.
DP, C. BEARD,
142 Canal St., New Orleans.
Hours froni 9:30 to 3:3). DI)r. Beard .. n
furnishi good Isiard aId attention for sur
gical patients at tim Orleans I ,lfirary, 142
(anatl Sit., a" whiih ie i ' iif te propri
'BEWARE OF BOGUS AGENTS
AND SPURIOUS MACHINES !
. MANUFAC'rUvt co.'s
Family Bowing Machine
NOW SELLIxO AT THE
EAT REMSTIam $30 uLE" lA F-Ew MICE.
TIlE BEST lN TIHE WORLDI
282,812 Machines Sold ia 1877.
The east Alwoays lthIa in the Long
RTn ! Btuy Only the lenutne!
Beware of Ctbunterfeits !
We submit to any candid reader, that a
machine whose sales steadily increase
through yearsof adversity and unparalleled
depression in business, while the sales of
every competitor fhll off heavily year by
year, MUST BE THE BEST MACRINE. No
SxNoaE machine is genuine without our
trade mark (given above) stamped on the
arm of tie machine.
Mr. J. E. Behen is no longer our agent
and cannot supply the public with genuine
Mlachines sold on the lease or i#sattaUiene
TIHE SINGER MFG. CO.,
170 Washington St.. Vicksburg, Miss.,
W. H. STOWERS, Manager.
Address J. I. STEEL, Monroe, La.
J G. SANDERS,
GRAND STREET, MONROE, LA.,
IIARDWARE, GROCERIES, DRY GOODS
GENERIAL PLANTATION SUPPLIES
AND IMPOnTER OF
LANDRETH'S GARDEN SEED.
KEEPS CONSTANTLY ON HAND
LIME, CEMENT AND PLASTER.
ALSO AN ASSORTMENT OF
WAGONS, WHEELBARROWS, PLOWS.
August 17, 1872. 48:tf
OPERA HOUSE SALOON
DESIARD STREET, MONROE, LA.,
Adjoining the Opera House,
The undersigned having thoroughly fur
nished the above saloon-built under his
directions and arranged expressly for the
pleasure and convenience of his patrons
respectfully tenders his services to the
The Bar will be found supplied with the
very best of
WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS,
BOTTLED, on KEG BEER,
And at all times with a
PLENTIFUL SUPPLY OF ICE.
Lovers of Billiards will find two elegant
tables ready at their command. Polite
attention is guaranteed every customer
and the strictest order rigorously enforced
at this saloon. G. W. PIERCE,
April 20, 1877. Proprietor.
DeSiard Street, near O'Kelly's,
Repairs sofas, lounges and bed-testers,
and will lay carpets, clean and varnish
furniture. Mattrasses made to order. 36
BERKNIIIRE AND ESSEX P1IGN.
Thoroughhred and acclimated. Without
doubt tihe beat breed for the South. Tihe
subscriber breeds from the finest and best
bred inmported lierkahiroe and their pro
luce, such an "Sallio Othello," "BSir Dor
choster Cardiff," "Robin IIood," "Toplash,"
•"Htunpv," "Sweet Seventeen," strains.
litsa tllroo fine boars at the head of the
herd. Stock entered for the third volume
'"Amcrican Blerkshire Swine Record"where
tnone Iut thoroughbred stock are admnitted.
Pigs for sale at all timns, as good as can
ie found iln the United States. Price,
boxed and delivered at Trenton or Monroo,
La., $25 per pair.
For further particulars, adldrss
C. T. IINES, M. D.,
Dowuville,. Union 14trish, Le.
ltffarenees given if de~sired.
Febrluary 22, 1878. ly
LOUISIANA STATE UNIViERSITi
AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL
BATON ROUGE, LA.,
Is now in suaeessful operation, with good
prospect of a largo patronage.
Session begins, by law, October 5 and
ends Juli 4.
*bcilte for Intwrucio--Very good : an
experienoed Faculty, now of tour Profis
sora-the number expected soon to be in
creased; much piosophlicl and chemical
apparatus; appances for instruction
in lngineering; large nusoeum of Natural
History ; a library of fourteen thousand
volumes, and a good equipment of small
arms and artillery Atr military exeroises.
Efforts are also making to get in readiness
Workshops and an Experimentsl Farm,
for which I 1 ares of good land have been
Cobtrar of htedy embraces a wide field of
literature and science; and parents will
select the studies which they may wish
their mons to pursue ..Te mlTtary exer
cIses are rankedl as studies, only obligatory
on the cadets who are uartered in the
University building and optional with
other students, who board in Baton. Rouge.
To become "student" or "cadet," is option
al with the parent.
Admissiot granted to young Inon and
youths not under rourteen yoars of age,
who are prolicent in the branches t a
common English education. They can en
ter at any tite during the session, and be
charged only from date of entrance. Stu
dents may be residents of other States.
JripState (or benetilary) oadets cannot
be received until the Legislature makes an
appropriation to pay their expenses.
.~Lp es.-Tultion and the use oflibrary
and apparatus are absolutey free. Stu
dents can find good boarding in Baton
Rouge for about $15 a month and those
who form "messes" can maintain them
selves for p0 to $a a mouth.
Ahpenasa for a Mittry-D CBde.--Fixed ex
penses per month-Board, lodging and ser
vant attendance, $12; washing and mend
ing, 62 50; Iel and lights, 50 cents; medical
attendance, 1; total, $16; or for the session
of nine months $144; or at that rate for part
ofsession. Payable monthly in advance.
(3Contingent expenses per session--stila
ted--uniformn clothing, 7; text-boos and
stationery, $15;. medicines, 5; breakages
and contingencies, $5 ; total $72 Payable
T$4 on entrance, balance 6 January I. In
case of withdrawal from the Institution
cadets will be chargefod only for the time
attendance, except that there will be no ro
nmission of fees for the last t ao mlontlhs of
.Location healthy, and desirable for deli
catoe youths who lmay not be able to stand
a colder climate.
For further Information, address
D. F. BOYD. President.
LEWIS D.ALLEN, Jr.,
an~ BANKERi' m
AND MANUFAC TULERS' AGENT,
DSIARD ST., MONROE, LA,
T. PUROILL, Notary Public.
Exchange on St. Louis, Now Yo'rk and
Now Orleans, in auns to suit, and collec
tions promptly attended to illn onroo,
Trenton Farmerville, Bastrop, Ouaehitt
City, Columbia, &c.
Interest allowed on deposits at the fol
lowing rates : On bills front $1 upwards,
remaining in bank for three ltontl, I per
cent per anltnulll; six Ionths, ( per ccnt
Orders solicited for tterchandiso of tlly
description, to be tilled at manutal:cturer s
August 17, 1877. Oat
M8RO II. HTOLLAND,
FASHIONABLE MI LLINERIIY,
has just received astock of mtilll erry goods,
consisting of rhats, Featoers, V'clvets,
Ritbons and Fancy goods gouenerally. Also,
FINE GOLD WATCIIIEH,
J EWELIY, CLOCKS,
AND GOODS FLOlt TIlE IIOIDAYS.
All of whichT will be s;old at
AS7'ONII[IJNUIL Lo W '1l( "s.:
Call, before purlchasing elseowhero, on
MRS. 11. HIOLLAND.
Grand street, MIoroo, La.
Novemober 21, 1878. tf
RETAIL FAMILY CGIIOCEiIY S''ORl
ALL U001)D iit1mf, AND DIREUI'
FROM HT. LOUIS.
I ave opelolod, at the store rorltly occu
pied by Chllra. nSauldoer, a retlll fintily gro
cery, anld oiler to the IIIpublic a citico schec
Lton of Fanlily Groceries, at lower prices
for the cash, titan any IlOlse itl Mollnro.
solicit a share of thle rade, ald guarantee
Air. JAMIrk T. Lites, Vwill 1il lit charge of
the business antl ttletd to the tlotuatluds of
(p. WV. I'1llItl'E.
eon.roe, Oct. 7 l1, 1877.
I ED)UCED PItICES.
Look otllt for then
L1'IrI'LE IlAItBI1,t H5f10'
AIroulltd thle corer, nOext to 1). A. llnrtal.
Ie . MIT(re ,a llta,, I'rpoin rithr.
Ilrir-cttetig, :3:e ; Hhnvitvcr. 15', f; nati
urointg, ;ec. (JVt. 1i, 1877.
De. , MAIII9 T IO7.14tf .
Ple wilnmloivino A Iln wloll O1:t, tl,;llett
to rupoly tee litiit o, at i/at r itr.ll SIIItItiH ot
gta ra ner l.un . J.i. . NUINOIT;O)N.
Dec. 1, Marc7.-- 1:t1.
AT Tills (t1,'1.'1(1.:.
Third Ward Maaiette's Court, Pariah of
uachita, Stats of Louliana.
H. G. Dobson
vs. No. ill.
H. 0. Dobson
vs. No. 113.
T. J. Larkin, constable, and H. 0. Dobson.
Dy virtue of three writs of a. a. laned
out of the agiatrate's Court. Ward a of
the Parish of Ouawchit by F.A,. Ha. Jun
ties of the P , and to me det d,
have seied and taken into pomuemon and
will sell aoording to law at the ourt
House door in Monroe, in sad pariah and
Saturday, January 4th, 179
being the first Saturday In ui monJ, the
following aesaribed property, i
A lot or ground ini loni'a and Bry'_
enlargement to the town of Monroe,in aid
pariah and State, in molare ,"- on the
corner of Grammont and Catalpa streets.
fronting one hundred feet on Grammot
street and running back between paraliel
lines one hundred and alxteen ee more
or less, with all the buildings and improve
ments thereon, as shown ba Bo ook
T, page ', and Notarial Hook U, pg 8S.
in the Recorder's ooce of the parish or
Seised as the property of said Cathrine
Wright, defbndaut, and will be sold to
satgey the above three writs, interest and
Ternms of sale, cash, with the benefit of
T. J. LARKIN
vs. No. 97.
Chas. B. Routh et al.
State of Loulaianae Parish of Ouahlita,
Fourteenth bDitrlet Court.
By virtue of a writ of If. ft., Issued out of
the 14th District Court, in the above enti
tiled and numbered suit, I have miemed and
will offer for sale at the Court House in the
City of Monroe, ltate of Louislana, on
Saturday, January 18thP 1879,
the following decrlbdpro rty, to-wit:
The undivided seven-eilhths interest of
Charleas . Routh, in and tho I oje llowing
described property : A certain tract of land
with all thel buildinpgs and Improvemonts
thereon, rlghts, privileges aendppultenan
oem thereto appertaining, known ua the
'"Swan plantation" on Isle Deilard, Parihsh
of Ouanlta, State of Louaisiana i fronting on
the Ouachita river about thirty mileasabove
Monroe, bounded on theNorth bySterllog
ton plantation, on the SBoth by the Le
plantation, on the East by O. W. Phillipse's
antation; containing four hundred acres,
three hundred of which is under cultiva
Seiled as the property of Chum. B. Routh
and will be sold to satisfy said itL. l. and
Terms of sale, cash, with the benefit of
oa T. P. RIGHARDUSON, Sheriff.
Charles H. Calhoun,
Ell S. Parker.
State of Louisilana. Pariah of Ouashita,
By virtue of a writ of seizure and sale,
lasued from said court, in the above en
titled caso and to me directed, I have selsed
and will offer for sale at the door of the
Court Iouseo in the city of Monroe, said
plarsh amnd State, between the legal hours
of sale, on
Saturday, January 181t, 1879,
.the following described property, situated
in the parish of Ouachlta, State of Louls
The northwest quarter section and the
ntorth half of the southwest quarter of ase
tionl twelve, township siaxteen, north of
rango one east, containing two hundred
and forty acres, more or less.
Seized as the property of Ell S. Parker
and will be sold to satisfy said writ of
soizure and sale and costs.
Terms of sale, cash, with the benefit of
appralsement. T.1'.. RIICHAIIDSON
State of Louisianas Parish of Ouachita,
Succession of Jamnes SuanxAt.
fly virtue of an order of the lion. Parish
Court, directed to mno, I will offer for sale
at the Court House door, within the hours
proscribed by law, at Monroe, La., on
Saturday, December 98, 1878,
the following describod property, to-wit :
(100) One hundred and sixty acres of land
cotnlenuing from the "branch" in the rear
ofr imon King's residence. in seotion (28)
twenty-throe, township (18) eighteen, and
in mprovements thereon.
Will be sold for what it will bring, to the
highest bidder, on twelve months' bond
with solvent security.
P'arsh Court, Parish of Ouachita, State
4ucctsslon of DANIm. 'T. lLAD. deceased.
Whereas, Mrs. S. F. Head has filed In the
ofice of the Clerk of the 14th Judicial Dis
trict Court, in and for said parish of Ouna
chita, her application for the adminsistration
of said succession.
Now, therefore, unless opposition be
made thereto within ten days from the date
hereof, the said application will be granted
alid colrnired as the law directs.
AUSTIN fIClrN, Clerk.
Monroe, La., Dec. 20, 1878. 2t
State of Louisiana I'arish of Ouachita,
iSuccesOsion of SAnAli K. Nonr.a, deceased.
WlVherom, Ell Noble, executor, has filed
,t the office of the (:lerk of the Fourteenth
.lJudicial District Court, in and for said
parish of Ouaclhita, his final acoonnt of his
administration of said uccessilon.
Now, therefore, utloessa opposition be
,,adul thereto within ten days from the
liato hurtof, the sald final account will be
aIIroved anid homnologated us tihe law
WV. '. ATKIN8, Deputy Clark.
Mlolnroo, la., )Dec. 20, 11178. 2t
i( itA NI H'RI'IICI'F, MON liOE, LA.
[l.stabl ihe l 1807.]
T'hi Proprietor assures his manauy friends
andl c,:stomers that he will constantly keep
o', hand the finest and best brandsof
WIne,., Liquors nud (1l·gnr,
All of which will be served with prompt.
uwn, mndl politonems.
A. .J. KKEII.Elt, PI'roprietor.
t),.t.,lor ii, 11177. iy