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VOLUME XIV. -v - MONROE, LOUISIANA, FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 1879. NUM .EB 17.
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PROFESSIONAL CARDS. a. 0. co0s. A. A. GUe ar. Cobb & Gunby, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, MONROE, LA. Aug. 2,1878, 40 tf. Dr. Was. Bandel 'TENDERS his serviess as Physician and 1 Surgeon, to the public. Hecan befound upon his plantation, four miles below Mon roe.- March 11, 1874. 2-y17 R. S. TODD. DAVID TODD. Tedd d Todd, ArTTRNEYl AT LAW, MONROE, LA. December 7. 1877. L. N. Polk, PARISH SURVEYOR. Ouachita parish. La. Surveying, civil engineering and draughting promptly attended to. erms cash. April 12, 1878. John T. Ludeliuag, A TTORNEY AT LAW, MONROE, LA. will practice in the State and Federal Courts in Louisiana, and in the Supreme Court at Washington City. 11:3m Dr. U. C. Strother, OFFERS his services to the citizens of Monroe and vicinity. Office: Corner of Grand and Wood streets, on bank of the river. August 24, 1877. v8-n41 PRAIrE Y V wTUW . JNO. B. STONE. Stubbas Stone, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Monroe, La., Ofoe in Henry Kindermann's build ing, upstairs, on DeSiard street. October 2, 1874. if. Franklin Garrett, ATTORNEY AT LAW, MONROE, LA. Lands for sale and rent in the par ishes of Ouachita, Morehouse and Richland, including desirable farms. Special atten tion to real estate titles. Communications solicited from parties to buy sell or rent lands and houses. Enquiries promptly answered. Correspondents in all the States. December 0, 1878. ly Dr. Thos, Y. Aby, MONROE, LA., OFFICE on DeSiard street, at the inter section of First, in the rear room of building formerly occupied by A. J. Keller January 5, 1876, ly R. W. RICCARDSON. C. J. BOAT'NER. Rlehardson d& atner, TTORNEYS AND COUNSELLORS AT Law Monroe, La., will practice in all the Parishe of North Louisiana, in the Supreme Court at Monroe, the Federal Courts, and in the Land Office Department of the General Government. Office fronting northeast corner of public square. January 38, 1878. Dr. A. B. Sholars. MONROE, LA., OPFFERS his professional services to the citizens of Monroe. Office in his Drug Store on DeSiard street. September 24, 1875. ly. It. RICHAKRDON. S. D. M'BNERY. Blehardson * Mlelunery. A TTOREYS AT LAW, Monroe, La., will practice in all the. parishes of North Louisiana, the Supreme Court of the ate, the Federal Courts, and in the Land Alice Department of the General Govern ment. January 11, 1878. Deatistry. R. S.L.BRACEY, Dentist, respectfully offers his professional services to the citizens of Monroe and surrounding coun try. Having an experience of fourteen years in the practice, he feels confident of giving satisfaction in all branches of his profession. Is willing to warrant all work. O(tiee at residence on Jackson street, near the Female Academy, Monroe. TA. v7-mnarl6:ly TALBOT STILLMAN, ATTORNEY AT LAW, MONROE, LA. Will practice in the Parish and District Courts of North Louisiana. Will attend these courts in person. %Vill give special attention to Land Office matters connected with the T~nd Office at Monroe. Will give to all business immediate at tention and abundant cnre. Will answerall Comtmluicati,,lns with the east possible delay. August 10, 1877. ly .Ol PRl'INlTING. -t6TELEGIAPF P" JOB OFFICE. We are prepared te execute JOB PItT~lT'I'ING, q I ery Deaeription, FROM TH E MAMMOTH POSTER TO THE WEDDING CARD. PLAIN. ORNAMENTAL, AND FANCY PRINTIIN, SUCH AS POSTERS, HAND-BILLS, PLACARDS, CIRCULARS, B ILL-HEADS, BRIEFS, PROGRAMMES, BILLS OF LADING, BLANK RECEIPTS, CATALOUG ES LAW BLANKS, BALL TICKETS, PAMPHLETS, &c., &c., &c. ALSO .CARD WORK OF EVERY VARIETY IN THE LATEST AND MOST APPROVED STYLE OF THE ART. OF EVERY 81ZE, COLOR, AND ON ANY QUALITY OF PAPER PRICES ACCORDINGLY. MONROE ADVERTISEMENTIS. . NEW ALI[AMBRA RESTAURANT Has been removed to the corner of St. John and St. Ann satreet, in the rear c 1. Bflls' book'0re,'were I will be found at all hours. readyto serve my old customers and the public with the beat that New Or loans and this market can afford. Orsters is every Style i Fish, Crabs, Shrimp, Game, And everythig'else to be fblnd in a FIRST-CLASS RESTAURANT. I will give my personal attention to all who call upon me and guarantee the best attention. G. C. ENSSMINGER. Monroe, October 6.1877. ORS. II. HOLLAND, DALREn IN FASHIONABLE MILLINERY, Has j nat received a stock of millinery goods, consating of Hats, Feathers, Velveta, Ribons and Fancy goods generally. Also, FINE GOLD WATCHES, JEWELR,, CLOCKS, SILVERWARE, AND GOODS FOR THE HOLIDAYS. All of which will be sold at ASTONIBHINGL Y LO W1 PRIC EN Call, before purchalng.elsewhere, on MRS. H. HOLLAND. Grand street, Monroe, La. NoveSber 21,1878. tf SOUTHERN CARRIAGE FACTORY. Thenidersigned takespleasure in making kiown that he is now as well prepared as before the war, if not better, to do all kinds of work, either in Maas.easaritmg or Repair*i, CARRIAGES, BUGGIES, HACKS, ETC -eady made work kept on hand; speci mens o which may be seen by calling at the Factory. #Ie will also carry on a general Blaksmitlh shop arranged to do all kinds of blackamitaing. eorms reasonable. April28 1809. n30-- FR. ENDOM. RETAIL FAMILY GROCERY STORE ALL GOODS FRESH, AND DIRECT FROM ST. LOUIS. I have opened, at the store formerly occu pied by Chas. Saunders, a retail.fmily gro cery, and offer to the public a choice selec tion of Family Groeoeries, at lower prices, for the cash, than any house in Monroe. solicit a share of the trade, and guarantee satisfaction. Mr. JAmas T. Lawis will be in charge of the business and attend to the demands of customers. G. W. PIERCE. Monroe, Oct. 2, 1877. PIERCE. PELICAN SALOON, Grand Street, Pierce' Old Bland, W. 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 Faa LUNCH every day as an extra inducement to the public, from 11 o'clock a. m. to 3 o'clock p. m., consisting of Hot Seasoned Soups; Roast Beef, Salads, etc. Price of one drink, inclusive of Lunch, only 15c. He respect fully solicits a liberal share of the patron age of the public. Monroe, January 25, 1878. DIEDOLD SAFE AND LOCK CO., CANTON, OHIO. N. B. MILTON, AGENT, MONROE, LA. Safes sold for less money than by any one traveling, on time, or for a heavy dis count for cash.- . Guns, pistols and sewing mnachines re paired on short notice by N. B. MILTON, ll:tf Rills' News I)epot. MONROE BAKERY, DaSIARD STREET, H. PETZOLD, Proprietor. Families supplied with bread made of the best flour. Cakes of every kind kept for sale, or made to order. - FANCY GROCERIES,TOBACCO,CIGAIRS, Fruits, Confections, &c., Kept in stock and will be sold at the lowest market price. October 6, 1877. ly PROF. E. IIEFFNER, TEACHER OF 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 ONION SETTS, RED AND WHITE, 12 AT McFEE'S. NEW ORLEANS CARDS. -. A. P'EALE, COTTON FACTOR AND OiGENERAL COhMMIhSION l~JIRC IFA NT, No. 52 UNION STREET, NEWI OJLEANB. Liberal cash advances made on consign monts of cotton. 1l:Om.-p DISEASES OF THE EBYE AND EAR. DR. C. BEARD, OCVLIST AhTD ATRST, 142 Canal St., Now Orleans. Hours from 9.30 to 8:80. Dr. Beard can furnish good board and attention for sur gical patients at the Orleans Inflirmary, 142 Canal St., of whlclh hle is one of the propri etors. 12-In THE SCRIFPTURAL PANORALA. ",There was. a fellow travelling around in that country," said Mr. Nickerson, " with a moral-religious show-a sort of spiritual pagurama and he hired a wooden-headed old alab to play the plano for him. After the first night's performance the showman says: " My friend, you seem to know pretty much all the'tunes there are, and you worry along first-rate. But then, don't you notice that sometimes last night the piece you happened to be playing was a little rough on the proprieties, so to speak-you didn't seem to jibe with the general gait of the picture that was passing at the time, as it were-was a little foreign to the subject, you know -as if you didn't either trump or fol low suit, you understand ?" "' Well, no,' the fellow said, ' he hadn't noticed, but it might be; he had played along just as it came handy.' " So they put it up that the simple old dummy was to keep his eye on the panorama after that, and as soon as a stunning picture was reeled out he was to fit it to a dot with apieoe of mselo that would help the audience to get the idea of the subject, and warm them up.like a eamp-treeting revival. That sort of thing would corral their sympa thles, the showman. said.. " There was a big audience that night-mostly middle-aged and old peo ple who belonged to the church,-and took a strong interest in Bible matters, and the balance were pretty much young bucks and helfemrs-they always come out strong on panoramas, you known because it gives them a chance to taste one another's complexions in the dark. " Well, the showman begun to swell himself up for the lecture, and the old mud-dobber tackled the piano and ran his fingers up and down once or twice to see that she was all right, and the fellows behind the curtain commenced to grind out the panorama. The show man balanced his weight on his right foot, and propped his hands over his hips, and flung his eyes over his shoul der at the scenery, and said.: "' Ladies and gentlemen, the paint ing now before you illustrates the beautiful and -touching parable of the Prodigal Son. Observe the happy ex pression just breaking over the features of the poor, Suffering youth--o worn and ,weary with his long. march; note also the eastascy beaming from the up lifted countenance of the aged father, and the joy that sparkles in the eyes of the excited group of youths and mai dens, and seems ready to burst into the welcoming chorus from his lips. This lesson, my friends, is a solemn and in structive as the story is tender and beautiful.' " The mud-dobber was all ready, and when the second speech was finished, struck up : "' Oh, we'll all get blind drunk, When Johnny comes marching home I' " " Some of the people giggled, and some groaned a little. The showman couldn't say a word. He looked at the pianist sharp, but he was all lovely and serene-he didn't know there was any thing out of gear. "The panorama moved on, and the showman drummed up his grit and started afresh. S' Ladies and gentlemen, the fine picture now unfolding itself to your gaze exhibits one of the most notable events in the Bible history--our Sa vior and his disciples upon the sea of Galilee. How grand, how awe-inspir Ing are the reflections which the sub ject invokes. What sublimity of faith is revealed to us in this lesson from the sacred writings ! The Savior rebukes the angry waves, and walks securely upon the bosom of the deep !' " All around the house they were whlspering, 'Oh, how lovely, how beautiful l' and the orchestra let him out again: "'A life on the ocean wave, And a home on the rolling deep I' " " There was a good deal of honest snickering turned on this time, and considerable groaning, and one or two old deacons got up and went out. The showman grated his teeth, and cursed the piano man to himself; but the fel low sat there like a knot on a log, and seemed to think he was doing first rate. " After things got quiet the showman thought he would make one more stag ger at it any way, though his confi dence was beginning to get mighty shaky. The supes started the panorama grinding along again, and he says : "' Ladies and gentlemen, this exqui site painting represents the raising of Lazarus from the dead by our Savior. The subject has been handled with marvelous skill by the artist, and such touching sweetness and tenderness of expression has he thrown into it that I have known peculiarly sensitive per sons to be even affected to tears by looking at it. Observe the half-confused half-enquiring look upon the wakened Lazarus. Observe, also, the attitude and expression of the Savior, who takes him gently by the sleeve of his abshroud with one hand, while he points with the other toward the distant city.' ' Before anybody could get off an opinion in the case; the innocent old ass at the piano struck up: "' Come rise up William Ri--ley, And go along with me I' " Whe-ew I All the solemn old flats got up in a huff to go, and everybody else laughed till the windows rattled. I TIhlI shlowman went lown and gahbbed the ore~estra and shook him up and.ays: " 'That lets you out, you know, you bowder-beaded old clamn: Go to the doorkeeper nd get. your money, and cut your stiok-vamnse the anub ' Ladles and gentlemen, elrnamstances over which I have no control eompel me to dismiss the house.' "-Mark swaein. esP4u 4- - ------. " NATHAN HALE--JOHN ANDRI. Editor New Fork SItm: I was pleased to find, in reading the Sun this morning, that there was at least one American besides myself who protested against the erection of a monument to Major Andre in this country. When I red 'the proposition of Mr. Cyrus WV. Field in your paper on- Saturday last I was filled with astonishment. I asked myself, could toadyism to British pride and arro ganeo go further ? Where is thembnu ment to Nathati Hale ? Of the two he appears to me iur the nobler and man lier character. Andre entered our lines by stealth to corrupt a General in our armies from his alleglance, and sur reptitiously obtain possession of one of our strongholds, considered the key to our defences, the loss of which might have involved the subjugation of the colonies. He was caught, tried, and hanged as a spy, according to the well known laws of war. When arraigned, he pleaded earnestly in extenuation that he was no spy, only an envoy from his Commander-in-Chief, aathor ized to treat with an American officer of high rank-for what ? The violation' of that officer's oath by the base and treacherous surrender of a fortrees to the enemy. Andre's condemnation and execution have been justified by the ablest writers on the laws of war of that period and subsequently. He received all sympathy and kindness compatible with his situation. His execution was delayed by Washington, It is said, in the hope that the sur render of Benedict Arnold, or even his capture through the bold device of Sergeant John Champe, might give the American Commander-in-Chief an excuse to save his life. Who was Nathan Hale? A young Captain in the Connectlcut militia who boldly took his life in his hand to save the patriot army which, broken and. dispirited, llngered in New York un der Washington after the disastrous battle of Long Island, by obtaining in formation as to the proposed move ments of Lord Howe, then encamped with a vastly superior force on Brook lyn Heights. lie was daught, tried and condemned. He attempted no evasion, but frankly admitted his offense, the object of which-to save his country-he gloried in. He was sentenced to be hung the next day. The attendance of a clergyman and even the use of a Bible were denied him, and the letters he wrote to his iatally and friends wore destroyed. When inquiry was afterward made as to this last Inhumanity the reply was that "the rebels should not know they had a man in their army who dould die with so much firmness." In the brief space between this sentence and execution, Hale was treated with the grossest barbarity, being placed in charge of the Infamous Capt. Cunning ham as Provost Marshal, who was hung for forgery in London in 1791, and declared in his dying confession that while in charge of the old prison at New York he had been accessory to the deaths of 2,000 prisoners, starved in the churches, by stopping their pro visions, which he sold, and also to the murder of 275 Americans, with or without the orders of his Government I Nathan Hale died a spy, but a martyr in the cause of civil liberty. Where is his monument? Some thirty years ago, a few brave, patriotic women of Connecticut undertook to build it with their needles. How far their pious task succeeded I am unadvised. I have seen the monument over Andre's remains which rest in WVost minster Abbey, splendidly entombed, beside England's kings, heroes and sages. And now a wealthy son of New England proposes to raise him a mon ument in this country, whose Inde pendence he sought to defeat, not by force of arms, but through the most despicable treachery. Should Mr.Fleld carry out his purpose. I think I can furnish a more appropriate inscription, under the circumstances, than even his learned, courtly and aristocratic friend, Dean Stanley : Hlere Lie MAJOR JOHN ANDRE, A Loyal Officer of King (Meorgo Iii., Cruelly Hanged by the Arch-robol, Gaonos WAaSlIoTON. JohtN W. B3tvYE. Hoboken, N. J., Dec. 24. Great ceremonies are necessary, says the Itailway News, to get a train off in Germany. When all is ready a bell rings. Then another bell rings. Then the engine whistles, or rather toot-toot toots gently. Then the conductor tells the station master that all is ready. Then the station master looks placidly around and says, "So?" Then the conductor shouts "Fortig ?" Interroga tively. Then the station master re plies "Fertig !" positively. Then the conductor blows a horn; the engine whistles; the bell rings; the other bell rings; the station master says ",So?" the passengers swear in various tongnes -and the train starts. That is, unless there is a belated fat man-in which as' thoey3 do it all ovr nagainil. OEOR IA't GREAT GUN. Lob Too bs at i. Persemonal Appear auee-Wlhit' e Hea to eay of National Pollttes. [Coresspondenee Cincanal Oommnseial.] * WAaSNoi r, Dsaee. .-Gen. Robert Toombes; r etOuMia,:utieadnlyknwan as the get eethe gbsea tlem a " _ n ash,- floa until hg4laled Maltl ,pjtteas 1" of Bunker Uisa heey aMend ing to important ibsin beSa' the Supreme corat. ]oe tbe,l t hree yeea he has been vitin Waeiihtrm nrequently, called hitlr to to sam before the suj eme tdbq, Hi law practlce is very ,xti and . satid to be mdre lucrative than sny other privatepractice Inthbefouth. He never ,touches a casn [or a .le ensldegateu than 65000. As a. blM t advieate. and as an able and aealculastal Jrat, his reputation is s great how ia Il hi p almyypolltieal days when itb fhed the Senate by his burning rhetorle and ln flamed the Southern Beart, stung by .hl impassioned declamation. W, met him as he left the Supreme Court to day, and on presenting our card as a preliminary for a littletalk, we took a survey of thellistrious ohasamct while he was considerdlgogr claims bPr an audience. He is a man of tive feet ten inches in hel ht, with a fual 170 pounds mathematieally destribitted over his several limbs; his physique is not im posing, but t Is ilapsesive to one en the first meeting that within the aasng is an Iron soul, a steel heart a an gl en brain; his face is broad adM CdOiu cut; his eyes are still gray and shin with but little dimnnes, though sixt-; five years have passed since they ftib saw light; his hair shows the pencil ings of time and the aptseA of the grave; it Is not snowy white, but thor oughly gray; in quantity it is abun dant and hangs la long straight looks almost to his collar; it Is roughly kept, showing that comb and brush are not the most favorite utensils of his house hold. His head is unusually large, the forehead Is broad and almost'eoeesalve ly high; it is not a retreating but a projecting and overhanglpg .ont the cerebellum is Igij4l ad ..roalafy devel oped, making th t inq ul ipt of the gentleman syimnliiltbi and well fashioned. Age has shown its arl in another partlcular by stoping the shoulders that were once to straight and strong. His clothes are quite com mon and fit rather loosely. 'His shirt was not the cleanest we have seen, and his tie could certainly have sustained a better Chesterfield twist. a Well, says he, after glancing at our card, wlh a very polite bow and a warm grasp of the hand, " I am glad to see you, but I do not want to be asked any questions of a personal or strongly political char acter. You must remember that I am not a citizen of this country, so I should not be used as an oracle of the views of any sect or organization." After giv ing assuaance that no personal ques tionashould be Introduced, we ventured on the broad question of the South. " The South," said he, " Is poor, not on the verge of bankruptcy, but clear down in the abyss of poverty; not one decade, but two it Will take to restore the South to her pristine glory and po sition. The war left us in a horrible condition, but by perseverance, econo my, education and the restoration of local government, we will In time fully recuperate." " Who Is the South In favor of for President in 1880 on the Democratic ticket ? and if the Republi cans are to have another executive who would the South prefer ?" "Well I will answer your last question first. If, by the decrees of Omnipotence, we are not to be free for for i years more from Radical power, then I should say give us a full lion, not a sucking sheep. Grant is a lion. I have respect for the Juan, bccauso he kills or wine. I have never forgotten how gracefully he treated Lee and our soldiers at Appo mattax. No, Grant is better a lion, though he is, for the South than is a sheep who strives to make a bear of himself." " I don't understand your figures, General." " Oh, well then, I will not explain further." "But you have not answered my first question.'t "a No, sir, I must beg not to do so, for there are so many admirable gentlemen, both in the North and in the South, that are so entirely calculated to become the Democratic standard-bearer that I must forbear to speak of them by name." " What do you think of Thur man, General?" "I think Judge Thurman is a great man, a man of wonderful judicial capacity, a gentle man of fine manners, of polished edu cation and a statesman of extraordinary character and foresight." " Who Is the choice of Georgia, Gieno rarl, for the nomination ?" "+Georgia wants the man who can win-the strongest man in the whole flold--a man who can wield enough strength to demolish at one stroke the whole system of rotten Republicanism. But will you excuse me, as I see my froiend, IRepresentative Hooker, and I desire to see him?" and so the old, but still vigilant and invincible defender hibf State rights, the ultra leader of the South, the last consplenous survivor of the deceased Oalhoan confederacy, slowly, but majestically moved away, and was soon lost in the great ball, where he so often pleaded for his prin. ciples with an eloquence like unto Mc. Dutfle, Irontiss, C'honte and Webster.