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j 1'. ('OSdUROVE, " lfitor. SA'I'R)AY, - - Decline of Democracy. a1ºcl we n 1)6C11· e I J '1100"RY* 114 W 'othing is so palplialle to the puhlical noi derstandinig mlind than the rap- sight o id decline of Repullican Govern- cordiing iinent in America. Each succeed- cnistitt ing event liings us nearer the rule. final overthrow of those institu- It isuI tiols it was once a ipride and hon- of t'the '' or to refer to as the heritage of ever log patriots and freemen. t yrant (flittering fiirms and mock pa. 'forms geanriy have usuirpedl the real v-oted sentinmelnt in America, and we pay three 1 more homage to empty shrines law ?" than we do to the living Goddess first au of Liberty. canism As Junius said very pointedly, by the '.there is a set of men in this teems countnry, whose understalndilngs 1born o measure the violation of law by cradlec the magnitude of the instance, Black not by the important consequeli- This ccs which flow directly from the 1ii;hcr principle." and be To show what a wide departure plain. If tli there. has lbeen from the essence 01' Ift our Constitution, wve have. but to If te Cramllel scan ldaily papers published e'ven ii in the South, which we had hoped dredc tl would he the lasting refuge of pop- If fore Wlar governinent in America. ple any A murder (or murders) is coin- is Den maitted in the State of Mississippi, the snc and straightway the Press and Pnl- croqsseC pit appeal to the Goreror to ap- petitic ,Demon prebend and punish the murderers."' Den What are we to dleduce from the ) (such a demand as that? This, have º and nothing more; that the Amer- feated ican mind, ldemioralized by the ecntik war of its sections, and degraded and v by its unnatural teachings as well nishec as debased by conflict and close. a saci comimnll ion with vice and unlicens- oppre ed power, has forgotten the con- cal h` -of thlt stitution, traditions and priuci- of tt and t ples of the government of Jnr ing t( forefathers, andll looks for succor they from riot, tumult or violations of libert law to the hand of force, instead I, of the Courts of the land. claimn Is this not palpable evidence the p that D)emocratic government is - dying in America! As Violations of the constitution, dows which have never yet taken place men but upon the plea of "expediency," able or "perilous surroundings," have ahie been so repeated that we note not the now the most flagrant. Not a Amo month since the Governors of to to hl States in this Union, and mem- inde hers of both political parties, have ride, been turnished with troops by the woIr general government in open, pal- the pablo violation of the constitution, and No man dare say that there ex- mmn isted in any of those States where inmv the "strikes" lately occurred, any. at a thing in the shape of "domestic C violence" which approached the pec level of "invasion;" and the do in mestic violence contemplated by the constitution for the suppres- one sion of which the President was viod empowered to employ the army son and navy of the general govern- res ment, provided the State was of; powerless to suppress it herself, rng must be equal in effect, palpable OPi and applied to an "inrasion with a ito view to the destruction of the State government." Does any sane man dare say Ipri that these late out-breaks had Pe such import! No; tihe demand an for, and the furnishing of the pe army were both violations of the Sh constitution, and as they meet ru hut feeble condemnation, we re- tli gard with shame and sorrow that th our people have yielded up their liberties to the "prietorian hands." b( But, says a timid gentlemen, (P suppose these riots, these out. P' breaks, these "occurrances of (1o- ni ei mestic violence," are successes on 1 the part of their originators and ii participants, although they do not overturn State governments, what then ? When a body of citizens having a grievances, which all admit the li strikers had, and the law does not a right them, it is the fundamental principle that underlies our civic (1 structure to which they imust ip- t p)eal-REVOLUTION! No0one (lare d question that right, for it is older than Washington, ante-dates the Republic, and is planted in the breast of everybIiving creature. That right they had, and if it is appealed to by a majority it must be heeded. AhI but that is re hellion! says one. We deny it. Rebellion is an attemptito subvert or resist rightful authority. Revo lution is another and quite a dif ferent thing. Unless these rioters engaged in domee o violence vith a view to the destruction of the form of government now recogniz ed by the constitutiol, and to rear Democrac another in its stead, contrary It is time thereto and 1 li'ign to tlhe sp)irit of ceasOe dlclii Sepu1bliai n institutions, then, and putting the not till then ! would coercion be ocratic go lilest, but c Sjustifia le. perience sit One thing seems to have been ens, not Otis2, 1ot( Slost sight of by the m:iad coercers. niatly, but and we are not surprised that Re- citizen. P publican party men should( loose For sixt - sight of it, which was, that na- iinown as t - cortding to the very essence of the erInd this I- colnstitution, the majority Imust people. '1 e ile. allairs of el ,rule. l- It is useless for minorities toprate single to t 1- of the "forms of law." No ipeopll the fhol by thehand o'a cesfull·, f ever lost liberty by the hand of a stihlttio, i tyrant born of thaem, exceplt by the general a "forms of law." Was not Ca-sar when and il voted the purlple not less than gatted it yN three tinmes under the "forms of States in es law ?'" Did not the Napoleons, both words, wl ss first and third, destroy Republi- in the bor canism in France, antd justify it them the y, by the "forms of law." History and its ('b is teems with examples of tyrants but a scie gs born of statutory enactment, andl crtic pri by cradled ill the dusty domes of rit is not l, Baclkstone, refer to n- This government of ours has yet a while in he hisiher law which must be respected, the party and beeanse it is not, we now com- tion to tli ire plain. Te PeoriLe, not the lair, are us as a p of the qovert'CiLCnt. the reir to If these People, who are the gov- I)cmocra to crnment in the United States, say and then 'en N.tv! it must be nay, though a hun ly of the ied dred thousand law books said aye! plies. Pt 01)- If force is applied to coerce the peo- but little ple and enforce the law, then indeed the eye I )m- is Democracy on the decline, for with sonmethit pi, the success of that force, the Rubicon is of tru( ul-. crossed, and an example is set, a re- love for petition is jnstified, and the end of the peop ,, Democratic government rech bed. tered, 1i ' We have seen a State overturned by timie, bu o the order of a drunken Judge, we vain vn is, have seen a President notoriously de- slpell is ier- feated at the polls, seated as the Ex- It is r the ecutive of the Union nteverthieless, that we led and we have seen narmed guards fur- the resu vell nished to overawe citizens engaged in which n lose a sacredl right, to resist wroug and claiminc ens- oppression, and then we hear politi- liberty on-cal harlots bawling from every stump Americ n of the glories of American liberty, Coistit and the virtue of its citizens in yield- We hi inr i to "law," when by that very act in the i csor they stabbed to death their very painted is paite s of liberty. law-abi read Is it not enough to make one ex- canism claim; we have reached the final of teen ye nce the play, the farce is now on! that, I tis Sentiment vs. Law. "levele As an instance of the "apex being enunci tion, down" in the moral mind, let gentle- which, )lace men examine the decisions of respect- troy th lcy', able courts, being rendered every day ment. have almost, with regard to claims against or stat e not the State in the shape of bonds. party 1 D. becomes possesseed of a certain munis' t almonut of scraps of paper which ere are pri rs of to have been issued as evidences of cy, an< nem- indebtedness against the State pro- disastt have rided D. performed certain stipulated Who Y the work. The work was necerl done but South ,pal- the bonds were issued nevertheless were 1 Ition, and contrary to law. Still the State their re ex- must pay theni as her n"honor (I) is sowed where involved, and that must be sustained ait h an at all hazards."w lestic Courts, that are constituted and ex- has l: d the pected to decide all questions accord- of vic te ing to lan', but which indulge in the law d ro do display of "sentiment," as they do on us ed by every day, shtould be abolished at they ppres- once. These bonds were issued in butt; it was violation of law and for that very rca- stitut army son are illegal, and we have but little they woern- respect either for the brain or honesty raged was of a court which would attempt to out- ed it 11order erself, rage common sense by planting their ordve lpablc opinions on sickly sentiment for cred- one r with a itors. ~ stool >f the Navigation Suspended. have The Red River Packer Company withe le say proclaim navigation in Red River sus- Cu as had pended, so says the Shreveport 'imnes, whic Inaud and upon tbat proclamation an ap- peop peal is based for means to "full up" be e: Tones Bayou in order to preserve W of the Shreveport trade from disaster and sumi ' meet ruin. The fun of this business is, with we re- that two stenmboate per week do all part iW that the business required by Shreveport coul t heir with New Orleans, just one more otic ands." boat than we have, and still Shrove- gaze aemen, port would be ruined if they "sus- T 3e out. pended." Our friends in Slhreveport ca n of (1o- must possess their souls in peace and mur endeavor to learn that the world is ther e rs and larger than their city. North Louis will rs and iaua is not Shreveport by a long shot. libe do not loni ,, what TUE GREAT ILEGULATOR Simmon's Liver Regulator. mnH h Summer is the season of the year Del above all others when the system is der mi t the liable to get out of order and severe foes not and dangerous bilious attack's fre- ghe emental quentlhy follow. The principal cause tif ur civic of nearly all sickness at this time of oi tust aip. the year has its origin in a disordered y )n i (tare Liver the largest organ in the body, ibu lwhich if not Regulated in tiue, great the suffering, wretchedness and Death he t te will ensue. A little precaution taken a 1 in the in time in the shape of a mc liable and rreature. eficacious Liver Regulator will in Ar I if it is most cases prevent illnes and fatal crn it must consequences. No medicine in mo* Orl at is re- dern time has gained a wider repota deny it. tation than SisnmoDs' Liver Regula th mssbvert tor manufactured by J. H. ZEILI sN g. Revo- & Co. This justly celebrated medi- fo :e a (hf- cine Regulates the. Liver, promotes tr se riotrs digestion, and fortifies the system t against malarial diseases. nece with ---***-- p of the Brazil furnishes us with $35,000,- p'i cCOg O00 worth of coffee 4nnually. w Democracy and Republicanism- T17 It is time that thinking men should : fi cease dealing in themi ies, or at least 1 putting them in practice in this I)emn- hid w~ithi a coilo Socratic government.c They are at it a CIl blest, but experliments, and past ex- ""11 w1ho perience shows us they are dainger- hood -frol ons, not oniily to our welfare peen- Sunday tisi ' nialy, but to the very liberty of the we ilclan - citizen. pecting ti e For sixty years a political party, tliroughou - known as the )Democratic lparty, gova- This col tC erned this country by consent of the tlhe fact t ti people. That par'ty administered the telligence affairs of government with an eye of his colo t sinigle to the glory and happliiness of inig that ti Ic tile whole people, and to do thalnt suc- slavery" cessfully, they adhered1 to thle ('onº- I)emocnrat stiduti oll in its pure essence. 'The it il 7 IV general power was adnlil;iSt- :tached a1 when and where that instrnment d. point. I u1 gated it: what was reserved to othe and the hi of States and the peoplel, or, in other lieve that tit words, 'what was not expressly named cract mel ili- in the bond, was not attempted. To and his. c it thlein the goverrnment of this Unlion cy", howe ry and its Constitution was not a theory, on that s( its but a science fixed and well defined. to slIowly id In order to convince us that D)emoI- beeni lied of cratic principles were anlld are correct, been stol it is not necessary that we shoil Democrat refer to tile good they have done In tlhe t a while in active operation through o0ed friei ed, the party ill power, but to call atten- lmorel flor 'i- tion to the eirs n hich have overtaken pIrloperlty are us as a pieoplle since the beginning of guarded, the reign of theorists. Contrast our chill Dr- e)cmocratic rule with Rlepublienn rule learn son say and then we calln judge dlisplassionilate- us iuore nl ly of the correctness of their pli lci- take pa Sy ! pies. Professions without wolrks do and l:w ICo- but little good baubles may charm he real I ed the eye for a moment, but we require --I tell y, ritl somethinig sublstantial as an earnest 'thie nigr i is of true faith. Voceferations of and w lie re- love for the Union and the Lilcerly of the whit d of the people, no matter how loudly ut- What tered, may charm by their noise for a might h; L by tite, but when we find tlhem to be colored we rain vantings and lmollthings, the know, b de- spell is broken. ing. 1,1 Ex- It is not of Republican utterances have be less, that we now speak therefore, but of ing on t fur- the results simply of their doctrines, For e d in which we have no hesitancy in pro- ernmen and claiming a foul heresy againist hiuman pocket uditi liberty and rights, as understood by white n ump Americans, and expressed in their childre: erty' Conistitution andl Bill of Rights. cated tc ield- We hear con lnints of communism ignioran y act in the North. ,We readl thrilling and hlie stan very painted accounts of mob violence in than hl law-abiding States, where Republi- freemal e ex- canism has had full sway for seven- cause I lal of teen yc rs; we even see it charged pet-baf that, pandering to tihe cry of the mers o "levelers," the Republicans of Ohio "lean being enunciated a platform of principles Colo ontle- which, if put into practice, would des- fricnd. pect- troy the very restage of our govern- away y day ment. Why should this be strange Stear ainst or startling 9 Republicanism in its "lean party name and party sense is com- yours .rtain mlnism in embryo. Its doctrines YoO I were are primetive principles of mohocra- rigorll :es of cy, aild require but time to i-csult in educat pro- disaster when put in operation. comfo ulated Who wasit yelled on the mob at the friend e butl South 9 Republicans. No barriers servic heless were sufficient to stem the torrent of and al State their passion, and that wind they and if - (1) is sowed with us is now being garnered each tained at home in the shape of a mighty our be whiirlwind. The Republican plaity md ex- has been the aider aid instigator ecoi-d- of violence; they taught a "higher Ift in tlio law doctline" which vould operate the S hey do on us of the South at the muzzle, buit cif thi hled at thiey did not heed the action at the - alte sued in butt; proclaoiing love for the ('on place stitutions and fealty to till I'Uiion, STAT ry rea it little they have violated the one anid out- of th ionesty raged the other when policy demand- hono to out- ed it; devout worshipers of law and pleas order, and sticklers for forms they W Ig thieir r cred- have not heeded to strike down the plact one and destroy the other when it the t stood in their way. In fact, they Wlhu !d - have been jesuitical in all things pas >mpany without being honest in any thing. cate ver sus- Could any other result than that agre t Thims, which we are now experienciing as a tors an up- people, in poverty, tears and blood, cr'at, a ill up" he expected i as a rreserve When we allowed a party to as- buill ter and sunme control of a fixed government tion ness is, with fixed principles, kuowing that limni & do all party to be a body of wild theorists, T reveport could any result better than the cha- is tl tie more otic exhibit now passing before our Shrove- gaze be hoped for! Si ey "sus- The brains and manalood of Ameri dici reveport ca must realize the situation; they "' eace and must cease theorizing and supporting losi world is theoretic parties; our government "va 1 Louis will not stand the strain, nor will the the ,ng shot. liberty and the welfare of the people ~ - long submit the test of the ordeal. stei R What we must do is obvious; we woI Lator- must return to tile fir-st principles, to to ;he year Democratic principles! Law and or- "ci system is der follow in the train of Democratic E d severe government, for law and order is but wit Lck's fre- the practice of those principles; its ma nh1 cause h Dmca ' satime of of shoot, its result. What Democra- dr isordered ey promises it observes, it indulges cai he body in no wild theories of government, to but follows in the beaten highway I e,D Deat hewn by a Jefferson, a bladison and do ion taken a Jackson- on liable and Prejudices must yield to reason, thi will in America cannot exist without Demo- do and fattal cracy, and with its defeat law and 8a1 a in mo- order are subverted. so e-- to er reputa- The New Orleans PicaUye slurs at r Regula the "country Editor" for daring to as tZEILdN sume the capacity to assign a cause fri ted medi- for the late strike. If we had a coun- ia promotes try boy ten years old in our employ, e system who would dare indite such namby pamby drivil as the Pie attempts to $$35,000,- pi'alm off for "brainy editorials," we y. would brain him on the spot. The Colored Man.N - e had quite al1 interestiig ialk t with a ctiloied mian, an old friendl of I have . ours wNho has iknownl us tioml boy- e' the -7 i Shood-fromi the old coon hlniiting aniid ,s, il ( . rildi tishing days, and from him nade.a ee "Q gl til 11111(11d Ih infor:l'l tionl res As peting the colored people generally Aug. 18r Stlirouigliout thiis section. This colored mani, notwithstanding C the fact tlihat Ihe possesses more in- Those v C telligelicet tlhan the ordinary average poi so"tl ii present ti e of his color, ihad no hesitency in say- day after f ing that thie "fear of going back to will ho at - slavery"(' kept hini from voting the º- Democtratic ticket for a long time-- Aug. 1 0' ;:r til 197ui in tact. The negro was t i c.:eaclhed to niglht and day on that point. He was told of the "'overseer if and tihe lsh,'" and was made to be- We (1' lieve that the success of the Demo- P1I Scracy nieant rain and slavery for him oi S1 I'o and his. Six 1on hs ''"quiet deiuImocra- IThose fni cy"', howeveTr, has hanlged their minds IH "y, on that score and they are begining JO . to slowly see how badly they have 0- beeii lied to; how badly they have ct, been stolen from, and how hliappy ild Democrat Ic rule is. UDICI Ine In the language' of our humble col gli o0ed friend, "' the D)emocrats will do Surcces '- iore for us thann the radicals. Our en propeirty is proteled, our iiglits aie C \ of guarded, we are not cheated in i courts, ish of N ast our clhildren go to schools where they on tile learn somnethling, white mcen talk to ie te- us i1oiC like we were citizens, they Ross E. ci- take paiiins to explain government the its do and low to us and are learning us to goods ( e. an rim he real for true citizens iniglhty fast." sail Sul iire I tell yon," says this colored man, Also est 'thie nigger is learning to stand alonue turiiitni of and When lie can't do that to lean on of thie white 11inn for help." Cash uit- What trouble, vexation and money r a a might have been saved us all had our Aug. She colored people learned what they now the know, because forced to, ill the begin- Sucee ing. Bloodshed, tumult and robbery I nces have been the result of his not "lean- As sh it of ing on the white nian." jug file nes, For eight years i'he has had a gor- I 11n h pro- ernmient all his own way, and his opposil man pocket is empty, his friends, the Iitse ti 1 by white man, look coldly upon him, his said S% thleir children, who should have been edu- \ilit ilh Ju( cated to some degree at least, are as j 177. nism ignorant as lie was and is. In fact and lie stands farther back in the dark Aug ce in than hie did lie day lie was made a Abli- freeman, and all owing to what I Be- Ii ven- cause lie took to consorting with car .rged pet-baggers and scalawags and bum- Virgin the mers of his own race, and did not Jules Ohio "lean on the true white uau." Ia iples Colored men, be like our old negro hired des- friend. Let the buuniuer alone. Keelp I eil tern- away from the old carpet-bnagger. ('Conurt range Stear clear of the negro politician, Natch u its "lean on the white man" and you and Soatu coin- yours are safe for all time to come. the f trines Your rights will be gliardlcd witih mIIiw ,cra- rigorous care, your children will be Toul ullt in educated, your old age blessed with detl' comfortable homes and able white of S. at the friends, who can and will do you uCeC rriers service because they have the power also out of and ability. Your interests are ours, the3- and if we but pull together, "lean on CA nered each other," a glorious future awaits rightliy our beloved State. S-- - -~D panrty Press Convention. igantor S higher If the newspaper men throughout perate the State concur in the appointment .) he, but of the Committee, designated by the of N at thi - State RCgiister, to name a time and Seat ? ('o place for holding a meeting of the attl ioon, STATE PlIESS CO'NVENTIOS, the Editor ish < d out- of the VINDICATo R will accept the pert mand- honor as one of the Committee with i-lil Iw and pleasure. I s they We designate New Orleans as the of a wn tihe place, and Moinday, November 5th, as A 'lien it the time for holding the Convention. -- , they What do our friends of the Attaka things pas Register and Baton Rouge Advo inig. cate say? It this time and date is an that agreeable, we beg to name the Edi ng as a tors of the State Reqisteci, the Demo- Jul blood, erat, the Times and the Sunday Delta, Nat as a Cpmmittee of four to select the iN to as- building in which to hold the Conven- 1 irnment tion and to make all necessary pre- tef ug tliit liminary arrangements tlherefor. ant meorists, The Report of this last Committee C the cha- is therefome in order! tPe Fore our -- - ed, SnREvEronT is making herself rc- tht SAmeri diculous over the Tones Bayou busi-hatei n; they ieg, wh'n lier newspaper talks of th )porting losing her outlet "to the sea," of tieo prnment "vast" amount of trade destroyed by will the the stoppage ot boats in Red River. Tie "vast" amount of trade two edeple stern- wheel steamboats per week would do, does not amo.nt to enough th riples, to "ruin a city" if lost, provided, the t and or- i1City"7 amounIs to much. mocratic Shreveport does very little trade [1 her is but with New Orleans, and she would iples ; its make more money if Red River was to )emocra- dryup entirely, than she does nor, be- - indulges cause this whole section would have ernment, to buy from, or ship through her. S highway If Shreveport merchants will step lison and down from their high horses and think one minute, they will see at once that E D reason. they have a big trade by the throat C ut Demo- down this way if Red Ricer naviigation t. law and suspeuuis entlirel!. Why, bless your souls, Tones Bayou opened! ought t to be your battle cry. e slurs at :i ig to as- W. Jasper Blackburn has retired i a cause from journalism. The Press of Louis- I rd a coun- iana thus loses an Able adjunct. Ir employ, The Ounehita Telegraph Is an able h namby- frst class country paper and certain tempts to ly deserves full measure of support. rrials," we t. Ohio politics are getting red hot. I *'i ti'f1 1t r:1 jScctssiv i ~- ---- 1r)~'i ritu I ý'hCciail No tice. 1) do Pa II! I havet tlhi4 clay Ihiled x itl li 'ordlr'1' to 111p (lite c,1 th &~ai~ ith A~sesvs1Jt'1t 1htIls for ou~tCr' at 1-7w hliir' tl~y ty ill lie exposed otir 30 1 T'isiº of Id days' iI order tiha t ('I irriltin 111:13' te ihighest hidl J. P. JIOIINSON, I'hursday, all the fol Assessor Parish of Natchitovlic.h. sitl.atell the Snccessinll All of Sect 1,r Notice. Range 8 n- Thlose whlo have m:ide application for Township piosition asl school teachers a:re' niot 1ti0e to CO1ItaillilstJ present til"ll~s~l1's flor examllitlationll ally drrel anld 1Y' tlay after Moniday niiet (2t11h). Schools Nortlhwest to will he apenIeCl throughout the parish on accordilng oir ablou11t Septltclleibr 1st. S urveyor lie OdARD) OF 0? XAMINERS. June, lt5i Aug. 18th ii1111 Also Lc - ~range' 7 %c ;a P C T R E 04.l100 ac] t PCL`UZ~tt ~lcfcAlso Lo I~lt10 north, i te cres. I'- " W'e w ill poiiitivelv ylose out' IM AlsoLol I Pl O PW)TOG(RAPlHI (i4ALLEIRY tion 36, Ro 0l West. Nc lil1 1 In A' AY, AUGUST 11, 1877 contuinin I'll- hosewishing fist class'\ictur, cs 16i-100 acc I:· ho tei"tfulll y invited to call at Also th nds H tion 37, LI *c hin 11or01 i"^ M JOIINSTON' & KNUTSON, p that port arc a I'IIOTOGRAPIIISTS. " the north JUDICIAL ADVERTISEMENTS, nuort of in all ab SUCCESSION SALE. is mnore 1 to whiel Succcssion of Doss E. Furikc, dec'd. to hic e 0 virtue of an order of the lnoiira- CASTH 1) ble Parish Court in and for the lpar " ish of Natchitoclheis, I wNill oth:r for sale July y on o Wednesday, August 29th, 1877, at 10 o' clock A. M., at tihe storehouse of loss E. Burke, dec'dl., on Front street, in IN P] it the city of Natchlitoclhes, the stock of 1 Boar( 0o goods consisting of Groceries, Liquors, holding &., c., and the tixtores belonging to the year 18 said Succession. oete , Also a lot of household and kitchen quee, tred tfurniture, and several horses, oxen, one oeef Atr( e wagon, and other minor articles. may be "' Terms of Sale. funds a Cash on the spot. mnents c SFRANK P. RAGGIO, July Lr Aug. 18.-2ins. Auctioneer. Jy NOTICE. n- SuceessionC of S. t. Ifyams, dec'd. Secti ry F. LEMEE, Syndic of the succes- ed Apr S A sion of S. M. Hyams,deceased, hay- shall b ing tiled in this office his final aCcounlt of Police Iadministratioln, notice is hereby given to nually d ll whom it may concern to make their trainsi tis opposition thereto in ten dlays, othler- counts wise the same will be homologated and of the e ade the judgment of the Court and the isliutC tis said Syndic hbond cancelled. of dish u Witess the ilon. P. A. Sinmnons, Par-dbt, i h il Judge, this 14th day of August, A. D., inTeb as l777. lct W. II. TUNNARD, the sai d Aug 18,--2i. Clerk. ofre S ceivab a SHERIFF'S SALE. less so HIorris Jaffi Parish Ceur t ar- vs No. 1 J13 m- Virginia Bossier and J. Parish of ot Jules Bossier. Natchitoches [Y virtue of a writ of lieri facias is. Ssued in the above entitled and num gro hered suit, anid to ime directed, I have seized and will othi for sale to the last 'and highest bidder at the door of the W er. (court iOuse in the city and parish of an, Natchitoclhes on TA and Satutrday, 15th day of September, 1877, and Sthe following ldescribed property, to wit: ed to ti n H-on:c and Lot on Touline street, frei"l Cit mnasmunimg one hundred oet front oit xl u be Touline street, and running back foi folloN with depth eighlty feet. bounded north by Fif Sproperty of Win. H. Jack and succession Thi lie of S. M. Hyntus, west by lot of said you succession of Hyams, east by lot of W. MIa H. Jack, and south by Touline street; w er also all out buildings on said lot. usR, Terms of Sale. J a on CASIH-subject to appraisemnent. raits D. H. BOULL', JR., C Aug. 11-tds. Sheriff. SUCCESSION SALE. K Succession of Pierre Serange, dee'd. GO( DY VIRTUE of an order of the Hon. etc., aent 1) Parish Judge in and for the Parish Sthe of Natchitoches, to me directed, I will FA and sell to the last and highest bidder on td Saturday the 18th day of Aug. 1877, f the at the door of the conrt house of the par ditor islh of Natchitoches, all the movable pro the 1ierty of said succession, consisting of one with smiall sack of clothing, two trunks con taining clothing, &c. 'Permn of sale---Cash, with the benefit OSi s the of appraisement. D H. BOULLT, Ja. D H. BOUILLT, Js. Ih, as Aug 4 tds., Sheriff. ition. ------------------------------------- taka- JUDGMENT. 4dvo- Florance J. Carr ate is vs. Edi Antoine Perini, her Husband. PL SJEdi 9emo- July Term, Parish Court, Parish of Delta, Natchitoches, Louisiana. No. 1590. et the I N this case by reason of the law and nvn- I e vidence being in favor of the Plain tiff, Floranco Jane Carr, wife of Antoine y pro- Perini, it is therefore ordered, adjudged NC and decreed that the community of mittee acquets and gains heretofore existing be tween her and her said husband, Antoine Perini, be and the same is hereby dissolv- Al ed, and it is further ordered and decreed ielf re- that the said Floranc Jane Carr, do busi- have in the future the right to adminis ter and control her separate estate, and alks of that Defendant pay costs to be taxed. 5I of thIe 'rbuo dono and nigacd in upon Court on this 21at day of July, 1877. ged by (Signed) P. A. SIMMONS, iver. Parish Judge. Le two Clerk's Office, State ofLouisiana, Parish of Natchitoches. week enough I certify the above to be a tune copy of the original Judgment on file in my of ed, the fice. Witness my hand and Official trade [L. S.] Seal this 23d day of July, A. 1)., 1877. would W, H TUNNA RD, was to July 28.-30d. Clerk. N ow, be Id have SUCCESSION SALE. A er. Succession of Elisandre De la Garza, 1 sDeceased. le Y 'irtne of an order of the Hon. Par- e d think ish Judge in and for the parish of t ICC that Natchitoches, to me directed, I will sell li to the last and highest bidder at the ', · throat Court House door in the city of Natchi o trigationI toches, on is your Thursday, 30th dny of Auglut, 1877, t ! ought the following described property belong ing to said Succession, to wit: A lot of ground with the bnildings and improvements thereon, situated ini retired said city, having a front of 46 feet on f Louis- the south side of Texas street, with a depth of 125 feet, bounded north by Texas street, south by lands of personis uunkdown, east by lot of F. Niette, and an able west by lot of J. F. Y'Barbo. certain- Tenns of Sale. ipport. Cash-subject to appraisement. D. II. BOULLT, JR., a hot. July 28.-34l. Sheriff. SUCCESSION SALE. Succession of Valery Gajncnict , Dcc'd P)1 viirtue ofui order of ILte Honorable, i) the Parish C(ourt of the Parish of Nfateliitoehes, to that efimt grantdtl. and to Ie dlirected, I will Hell at public outcry at the Court house door in the parish of NatchlitochesC, to the last and highest Iitlddler, in legal slubdivisions, ontl iTursday, the 23d day of AIIugust next, h all the following tdescrihed real estate situated in thIis parish holonging to thei Snecession of the said Valery Gaitunnie. All of Section .., 'Township l10, North of Range 8 West. and all of Section e8, Township 10 North, of lRange 7 west, ºcontaining in all one thousand four hun dred and tifty-four andtl 03-100 acres, Nortlhwest Land D)istrict of Louisiana, naccortling to survey approvedl by the Surveyor General on the 20th day of June, 1857. Also Lot No. 3, in Section 18 north, range 7 west, containing forty-eight and 04.101) acres. Also Lot No. 3, of Section 15, township 10 north, range 7 west, containing eleven acres. S AlsoLots Nos. 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9, it ree I tion 36, township 10 north, range 8. Swest. Northwest District of Louisiana containing one hundred and fourteen antd 16-100 acres. Also that portion of Lot No. 1, in Sec tion 37, township 10 north, range 8 west, j lying north of Three Leagune Bayou, andt a that portion of the northwest quarter of the northeast quarter of Section 37, and that portion of the southwest quarter of - the southwest quarter of Section 30, in º township 10, north of range 8 west, * north of Three League Bayou, containing in all about fifty-cight aires, all of which is more fully described on the Inventory, to which reference is hereby made. Terms of Sale. SCASH--subject to applraisement. r- D. H. B(ULLT .ll., I July 21-tds. Sheriff. e of NOTICE. , i N PURSUANCE of an ordinance of the of Board of School Directors, all persons Lard ors, holding unpaid school warrants for the Mess th year 1876, are herelby notilied and re- H.1l ' quested topresent the sname to A. E. Le n ee, treasurer, on or before the Ist day B. Ba one of August next, in order that the same B. F may be adjusted and settled, out of such Pig F funds as may remain from the apportion- Pigs iecuts of that year. Balo, W. A. PONDER, Becf r. July 21tf President School Board. Oran OnuiJo NOTICE. Cabt (1. Section No. 104, of Act. No.96, approv- AppI ed April 20th, 1577, providesl: "That it o l-shall be the duty of the Presidents ofal CHoarr t arf Police Juries throughout the State, an lt to nually. in the month of September, to Coco eir transmit to the Auditor of Public Ac- Sour tler- counts a detailed report of the condition Coal anthd of the parochial aftfairs, giving a state 1 tt, meat of the rate of taxation, the amount of disbursements, and the outstanding Sugs Pr- debt, if any." . Therefore all persons holding parish indebtedness of any kind, must present the sane to A. E. Lenmee, Parish Treas- Moh rk. urer, for Registration before the 1st day r. of September next, as it will not be re ceivable in payment of parish taxes un less so registered. ctWM. PAYNE, 1cur t June 23. President Police Jury. Cyp S113 Pill Sof sor Cyp Grand- Ecore Nal hae WAREHOUSE. e last siuEiOUSE. Cot uf tl WM. FRENCH, Proprietor. W i of Hid HAVING purchlashed the business of Fm 1877, 11 Chanmbers & Barbec at this point, li1 and secured their services, I am prepar- Coi o wit: ed to store and forward promptly, all Pec street, freilghts and cotton consigned to mny care. Egg .,t oi Hates of storageo in future will be as Bu :k fot follows th by Fifteen Cents per barrel for freights. Pol *ession Thirty-five Cents per hale for Cotton. Ta] f said WM. FRENCH. Bey of W. March 21-tf. Po street; J. A. DUCOURNAU, Po Corner FRONT AxD CHURCH Streets, Be eriff. Natchitoches, La. Mt Ve TTEEPS CONSTANTLY on hand a Dr K complete assortment of I)RY BC dee'd. GOODS, SHOES, HATS, CLOTHING Cs a Hon. etc., consisting in part of: Iwill FANCY GOODS, P r on ENGLISH AND AMERICAN PRINTS, BLEACHED AND L 177, BROWN COTTONS, Bi he panr- LINEN LAWNS, ble pro- COTTONADES, Sof one TICKINGS, 8 ks con- PLAID M benefit OSNABURGS, CASSIMERES, Jr. BLACK GOODS, heriff. RIBBONS, E ---- -- IRISH LINENS, Y WHITE GOODS p HOSIERY, P Trimmings of all Kind, C d. PLANTERS' LINENS, ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS, p irish of CROCKERY I 3o. 1590. AND I law and CHINA WARE, I t Plain- FRENCH I Anto Pline- BLACKING Antoine uljudged NOTIONS, unity of HATS, sting be- SHOES AND Antoine CLOTHING. dissolv- Also a full line of Gentlemen's Wear. decreed A FULL ASSORTMENT Carr, do OF adminis- LADIES' HATS. tate, and taxed. SILKS PARASOLS, ,n Court FISHING LINES AND HOOKS, ONS, POCKET KNIVE, Judge. TOILET SOAP, nisinna, PERFUMERIES, ches. STATIONARY. e copy of ALL THE ABOVE AT BOTTOM PRICES. in my of id Official fJuly, A. Notice. 'ARD, OFFICE OF STATE TAX COECTrOR, I Clerk. NATCHITOCIIES, LA., June 8,1877.* ---- I ATTENTION of Tax Payers of this E. 11 Parish' is called to Sec. 51, of the hi Garza, Revenue Act of 1877, as folows: SEC. 51. Be it firhter anacted, etc., That as soon as furnished with blank li- S H on. Par- censes the tax collector shall give notice p wrish of to each person liable to the payment of a I will sell license tax that paynment thereof mnuist 'I lor at the be made within fifteen days, and in case of Natchi of failure to pay such license he shall, T within twenty days from said notifica ptst, 1877, tion proceed to seize and sell, after ten rty belong. days advertisement, property of the de linquent to satisfy said license. SEc. 53 directs the Collector, on the b itnat let Monday of November to file with the 46tfet on Recorder a list of all unpaid taxes. 46 fit a The filing operates as legal seizure of north by the property, and will hear 8 per cent ortis interest.. On the 1st Monday in Decem t er all property so seized will he soul at I public auction, without appraisement. Being mandatory, the Collector has no discretion but to execute the law, and it ent. will he done to the letter. ¶, J a., LN LANE, 8heriff. Jutie 9.-.tf. Tax Collector. cj. CMI lED AND) (ORRL(' u 1'l, WEEK.1,t l CHAS. 1L'IT1EIIs~ 8 For the VIN IrATror,.] S Tlhey, figures reprleint rolunrl lot p ces: by retail, high-r ]ricrs will have, he paid. COTTON RECEIPTS. ,f Received P'r,-vioulsly 7;74 bºale S Receriveld this w cek ti FINANCIAL. s, Golld-$O17}) - a, Silver le Parish Warrants of Oht-30,h. New-5(Ie. II, City Warrants-75'i80c. Il GROCEIRIES. CII ESE-New York cream. none. iPº Choice Western 13l'I4c S Brandy Cherries-$4 50 per doz. S Vinegar-18'ti2e per galloun SRicE,-Prinre 7;4a,7'e P It. SGood 7c. nd Fa'ir Cic. Soalp-5@74c per lb. Salt-81 35 'per s:ack. Starch --4t5c. st, Candles-14' l4 of Whiskey-$1 5I1d$3 75 P gallon nid Cotlece-21W234c per lb. of BREAD STUFFS. ill FLocU.-i Bbls $4 25'4 50 ft, Barrells $G 75,8 W0. ng Cornmeal-$3 90 per bbl. icih Grits-$5 40 per bbl ry, GRAIN AND FEED STUFFS. Oat-45ce' per bushel. Bran-$70880 per 100 lbs. Whcat-White Western none. PROVISIONS. B..ooN-Shoulders 6017c. Clear Rib Sides 5219. Dry Salt Shoulders none. the Dry Clear Rib 19, c. the Clear Sides 91t10O. th1 Lard-Tierce9Ql10c. tie Mess Pork-$01'$16 25 per bbl re- Hars-Chroice 13j14 Le- Ordinary 121'13 day B. Bacon-9' 101. IeR Pig Pork-Half bbls. $9 000 uclI Pig Tongues-none. ion-Pigs Feet-none in market. Balogna Sausage-none. Beef-Fulton, $10 75 per # bls. - Oranges-S4 50o(5 00 per bbl. Onions-Western, $3 501&$4 50 Cabbages- none roy- Apples-$2 50' 1 00 t it Potatoes-S$1 75'@2 25 bbl. fall Herringe-none. an- Cotdish-64c by 100 pounds. to Cocoanuts-nonlo. 'Ac- Sour Krout-noue in market. ition Coal Oil---23'@28c ' gallon. tate- SUGAR AND MOLASSES. onat ding Sugar-Common 9R' Good Common 9i@ irish Prime 10) 'a. rsent Choice 10@I11Ic. reas- Molasses----Common, 50c 43 gallon. day Fair 55c. e re. Prime GOc. s un- Choice 90c. LUMBER. ry. Cypress lumber-$13 per thousand feet Pineo lumber--$l0 per thousand feet. Cypress Shingles-$3 50 per thousand. Nails-$3 75,i4 25. Wagons-$65@75. o CottCOUNTRY PRODUCE. *Cotton Or. Wool-Louisiana, clean 25'28 Hides-12@ 14c. ess of Frnrs-none point, .Hay-$'15i. 9 per ton. epar- Corn- 65@90c per bushel. r, all Pecans-none. care. Evvs--15@20c per doz. be as Butter-Goshen, 25c per 1l. Choice Western 18'@20c. lhts. Potatoes- Sweet, 75c'$1 per buslr ton. Tallow -7@---c per ponud. *. Beeswsx'----25@28o y it POULTRY-Chlickens $2 50'@$4 p del Turkeys $9@$18 p dos. Geese $5@$6 per dos. Ducks $3 per doz. Pork- c per lb. etsa Beef-5@oG per lb. Mutton-10c per lb. Venison-$2 per saddle. mnd a Dried Fruit-Apples l03. DRY Beans, Northern-none, lING Cranberries-Keg $3 25. DRY GOODS. Prints-7@)l0c. Brown Cotton-6 0clOC. Lowells-10Fl2ac. ADStripen--1264e15c. Brogans-Si 50r@1 75 per pair. NS, ~DES, CAN GOODS. INGS, Salmon-$2 75 ? doz. 'LAID Mackerel-52 75 E dos. Lobsters-$2 00 1. doz. Spiced Ment-$5 50 doz. Sardines-* boxes 16tc E box. Oysters--95ce$1 00 E doz. Eagle Milk-$2 95 1 doz. ** Yeast Powders-$18ia26 $ gross. :OODS Peaches-$2 50 a doz. ilERY, Pine Apples-$2 2'532 50 g dos. Concentrated Lye-$4 75 p case. CASE GOODS. Brandy Peaches-$4 00 E dos. Pepper Sauce-Si 6581 75 B doz. Hostetter Bitters-$5 009 25 · 1' IE, Drake Bitters-8 50'9 00 ' dos. Plantation Bitters-S 25')8 50 $ d OKING LIQUORS. New York Brandy-$l 33'1 65. Gin--$1 32@i 60. Imported Cograc-$1 05@2 00. gsear. Ginger Brandy-SI 25@l75. Cherry Brandy-Si125@1 75. Blackberry Braudy-$1 15'1 75. Imported--Holland (in- 3 90'4 2 HATS. Jamraca Rum-85 00'5 i Irish Whiskey-.S5 00'5 Scotch wJhiskey-4$5 00@ WINES. VE, Clarotc-4 '8 00. AP, White wine-$5 50'&lo 00. RIES, Champagne )NARY. Krug & Co., (qurts) $25 gold Veuve Cliquot Ponsardi-i: PRICES. Piper Heidsieks-$25 00. ALE AND PORTER. DutjeansLagerbier-qta. 52 50 pth Milwaukio-qts. $2 75 pta. $1 65. Bass & Co.,-Ale, pintrl5 $2 25 ECTOR' Lard Oil-85'5)100. 8 Spices-Black Pepper 20@25e pe a of this Allsploo-17@20 I, of the Nutmegs-$1 20'1 25 1!. Ciunamon-27)32 cktd, etc., Cloves-47'@53 blank li- Shot & Lead-Drop shot-.$2 50 per i-e notice Bnck-$52 75 m ont of a Bar Lead-10(e per I reof ananst Tobacco-. ad in case Manufactured all grades~S-40i he shall, Tea-Imperial-50 clC'ii' 00. I notifica Oolong-4@0U0 after ten Gunpowder-$1 002 00 Df the de- English Brcakfast-435'l 00 I. 1). VWORRALL, WITIH SIMMONS' HARDWARE -IMPORTEIS OF IIjRDrJailE & CUITLE 'T. LOUIS, MO.