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horFtFs hll iI oCiteflitehitsele SAIL e SSOiilOB, * .. Editer. TUIDAY. - - MARCH 2,9 179. T e It.egus is trotting nt a dark enms ma the country for Governor. Amy thug to beat Wiltz is a picayuae The Fending Board talked of re 'aYelag the Fiscal Agent beeause he oeela't advanno money to holders *f laterest coapose. The Fiscal ag t has a level head. Thee.s a num talk of yellow fever ovas this early, sad quarantine regn lstaes are beinl overbhaled. New Orlsues bad better take the first step ai eledssut the banana trade, if not .t sesotry parishes wil leave her be ito eajoymeet. Solitary and alone sad Is pemalve sadness will our city .ebe her beanas. 1hmi hsb thIs sedf e "sswry Sthl debt gquestes. (fentlenýen this Ies't do. You cannot lay back aid wait till things develops when yes ea hbowl up the popular side. Let beer froem you. fthe way, didn't the people of ll ate last year decide by about I4M majority that Howard's Lotte syhald dladed decency and good maena lei esoough, and didn't the AmMrbly pase, by a large majority, a bill lepstlig the Charter of that deietable lstitlution t 'Senems to us all this is so; and we here some Gtaeb seuslag the Reform Governor f this Slate, of pocketing the Bill. ( bhis be true and not excite our spelial werder. Niehdleo has ao organ at last. The ipqw , ra1 And now on the slight. 4t8 latmiati e that the publie don't hea whaet they want as well as :ithll., "the public" get's a "slap" em tb Pie, whieb If not convincing, b at least seOly-and that suits the A samer of e-.ealled. Democrsts, I have is solemn "pash" swallow. dveial andikel idea of the govern. LIest eader to menre the qrstine- abbe bess of wre nting thei rea. uetihwleulithts is the ConaritPrion. .t omatse, rsve had whit twin. I~ e eOseemke tier might etpe "m'l edl tley esaslenerse, allayed 1g the gineseos .endersment of the y (Mht renowned and Jnd ly ) statesman. enr.v Clay W am, whet perhaps mont peo hbl lsemfslisas have heard of. A Idlalss Democrat 'ndursed by WImeth. Ye "Gods sad lttle tab. (PiethtOk of it. ' sphne~. Ofls0les have failed the Iipresnim upee the whish thy fodly desired. raee i tepee that all del.. .eiricei e que S lttfiba t es..:. ~itheepgee rnseembsts lia id8e II$*Ilested, has met with dl.. iUd. .iedd ethers The ve m w rejrltly a piece of ea "W-ll e, t. say the Iea tof bi..... ' res M si h"ieadoo idIlnd o f(..siJ s r: alr * hbolat slbrnt 'uhslld bl lhtIt i~*tim I. la 5Js; '? .)t A Cotmma IIe View of Law. Answering the argument used by the bondholders and their Attorney's that the State debt of Louisiana is inviolate because it is in the nature of a contract, which the .Coastituo lion of the United States has forbid . den them to impair, involves the re k opening of the whole question, but on more vital grounds. that has, e since the adoption of the Federal Constitution, been a source of vioa lent discussion, and even disastrous war. The right to construe the organic law of our federation by isplication is a dangerous doctrine. It was de nounced by Mr. Henry and hbl col r leagues in the Virginia Conrention, and so clearly and logically condemn ed, that had the advocates of its adoption assumed the right to so judge that instrument, so construe its provisions, it would have been a thing of history, an epoch of human failure, Instead of the fundamental law of a great people. Because the Constitution clearly prohibit. B tates fbo passing laws r which will impair contracts it isa a false and dangerous doctrine to hold Sthat this, by implication can be dis torted to cover and effect the sover eign capacity, the sovereign power of the State itself, as well as its legisla tion. Contracts are lawful agreements, to do certain things, between legal bodies or persons : Ergo, personas or bodies that exist of right by law. A State has no such existence. It is sovereign, and a creator of bodies and persons of law. A Mtate cannot r he compelled by any legal proess to observe the stipulations of any obli r gation; it cannot be sued and seized upon to compel the performance of any agreement; hence, the very ar Sguments now being adduced in sup port of the monstrous proposition t that a S.ate debt partakes of the s nature and Is a contract in a legal n sense, is absurd. , To say that because the bonds are e in the hands of innocent third parties adds nothing to to e argument. The same conclusion confronts that pre I mise-the Slate cannot be compelled by law to pay. What can be more absurd than to suppose that form is essence; yet, on that supposition lies all foundation for the childish doetrine now being advanced by the -agents of the Bondholder. These gadgrlnds forget the legal require mients' teesary to constitute asons Stract, and I tlheir wild worship for v even the forms of law, have gone so far arlteo contend that i minor, lwho i. exemptid by Jaw from being a party io conracts, Umay "cntract, but that ' contraet, if violated, eaeot be ea. 'forced in law." If this is not the veriest prever lion of common .sen, then we are ,I mstaken. • fore it cam be lsiued tuat the Spubli debt la egntraet Il the ma. , imqplied and sought to be oenoveyed, i It must posesi ill the reqiireiiats IOf law 'ecleasiry to that fulliilson. . First, th eonetrainu parties muet be a matenable to legal preuea-d ft no, .e' "form" dervied by maacat yive any doemeat legal tandiug, .ase in I name, which i so empty hioer.. A pnbile debt Is almply" .pled'; and tpiayment lic ii the hosr.ef a people. If thie peoplo of this en-. monweelth eon ho malised that the presetit State dt was honestly :e0. tracted,.pnd (hth tohe pledged tsei. .selrm t, the. Bondhoilder topsy it, thea w ventntw to say they hiat eo. 'I 1itel"t to tb. a soIiN enij. tiral that Ip bdetly .proven, however, w.e contend they Ihave the maralslght to twist the pameat, of a . e fath. ' , -' 5oo - .;I, Seseiprlhes sa have been and ere njbectedl to the rapsee rerslof the ig.nerta a.ll btal m*b de.nu, St ,Mar.til, where the dilluast, iorued inS pr6n DeCeto. hab-'ee dedatd fort e.m tnboitntioip Coa. -epiw b r q Iiletis nro , seeds uepIt iss tsner elater peatihes fir tohefrthiefo l4o h a, we g*a*-tb1 b m they rstare hw,- how. eer."b u nahluthy -preelaalm In ugdiabtt etnlve vtY; their determlma lierty osspa fim this dam.! We aehd-to belw-thbat eor flit .,lmlesd asrmealpined iepa. asqIg r ent t* $ e 4irsrp of eluilland elvil renern - - #0s ;-, u Prehlitlus Ia ear PFuaament aw. The neeuasity of applying a strin Sent restraint, at once and forever. upon the recurrence of such legisla tion as bas p~rvailed to the extent of d involving the State in finaneial rain, is of as great importance to the pew. ple as the settlement of the aecumo lated debt whichleh have been the e suit of prodligrance and extravagance. If the Constitution reaIets the power of the legislative braneh of the government to an authority to pledge the faith of tLe State for the pays meat of no bonds, bills, or other contracts or obligations whatever; and prohibits it from borrowinl mon ey for any purpose, except to defray the expenses of war, or to repel lnva ldon, the commonwealth will be saved from ruinous debt, extravagant taxas lion and certain ruin. If the reve nueo of the State are not sufficieet to meet expenses, let the *ixen by vote appropriate larger means. It will be necessary on extraordinary occasions only, to exereise such power, and we are violently opposed to delegating a V right, of sueh momentous and vital n isbortance to the people, to any body nof men. Money sand foreo are the I powers most potent to overturn the - liberties of a itiean. Hence we most be guarded in our delegation, toother hands, the un of these dangerous Slevers. We submit the following Section , for the eonsideration of the Conven l lion. r Section - The Legislature shall Sneot have the -power or authority to s Issue, or to pledge the faith of the a State as security for the paynment of r the principle or interest on any bond, Sbill or other eontract or obligation whatever; nor to borrow money for I any purpose whatever, except for deo f fraying the expenses of war, or for - the purpose of repelling an invasion of the State by am armed foree, or of a suppesing an insarreetlon. We are unalterably opposed to Biennial Sessions of our legislatare, "on the same grounds which we op. pose the appointment of the Judicla ry. Becausae e coneider it a dan Sgerous step from Democracy. - I The very vitals of our liberty are Sfragws e as cell softee eleetins, sad the retur at art periods of puble Sservants to the body of the people. SIf biennial sessions are better than annual, theme sesame each feet years are better than these easetwe, every r ten years better than four, when -" nally the principle of ppoelar rep Sresentatia. will be strelk dowaon. 1 tirely. i We are pa lnd to note iht many Jornmallste i. this State are advoca ting this and kiudred measetes that are the very essenee d ~e pricelples against wiih] Democry has on tended ilne the days of itr. Jeler SEtile, wbleiC spring ien legis. nlatom, are seeasfuel only bsee pe. Sphe becme imlpatit and aihdem . -rT. TJ. emms,, who eaoteud 'that Slltate, eae ith the seepo of ' t~ii lesidiitiua of thae edaral urll has prhlapovertleskoe s lampIrtat fret pilanst his doeetrlioe. The easeL * dod bt the majority of the Supreme SBmles farable to Mr. &Saso, but hat desilOl eretedsel a meek lsam . amog a td States that the A~edia. ,mont which takes that oemnrn# p wU prposed ad ratilled. The I whole qestion was argue and the sluhjet aopletuly eabausted 4nriug i. the pndway of that strggle ,ud Sthq retil $t the ose trorsy left am Ai i .i t the.femstiatita whic. w mepleely destroe Er Smmseie, deetimN that e Islo ls.n a ridiusal attitude, did w* met. know he Wa9 umsado us th ordil t ltloeve us SI miet Mie, o sys eassuetaries, p.'(f, or In t:h914 lare otlitimie d7, arn be upelhd out witheut mush eruditiam, sad Mr. Semsesmem t rqbhsie r thati thb Immi atrebaIn the law do a, ,. embree all , ,,kneais in ona poor semmomwealth. If the g.eslemeam hasy seaMere I Ii whurtheer I ir tW'he et a4le Use a thu l ar, he mme esso ,attitda am. be hsi e. the questnm l. i.-me ' .m IAs l~a peake: . .fthe B.ue, is m d eui ot i vi-ary _ur Mr. 'ld4..s, I maedfpage esndie Yme aDem, sACfthhe him lk tlag e aid - .iri with i'; i i-,w a Tempest l a Teapot. We ate as a loss to naderstand what motive imlpels our esteemed contemporary, the DeSoto Democrat, to harp upomn the action of the Ceno tral Commlittee of this District, in their action calling a Convention for nom.i mating Senatorial Delegates. Natchi. toches bad it in her power to nomi nate, because she holds the majority of delegates, and the question of where the Convention sbould be held is a matter of very small importance. We opine our esteemed contempo. rary will do the Natchitoches people the credit to admit that they have al ways yielded a "ready obedience to the nominees of a Convention, and attended proaptly the Pleasant Hill Convention, that has always been called by no party authority. As to our Democracy and that of Mr. Cnn ningham's we think, the iatimation that it is to be questioned, is too palpably absurd for comment. If Natchitoches has not shown by works her fealty to Democratic principles, then all we have done and sufered has been in vain. We have no quarrel with DeSoto sad thei correspondence published i this paper was handed as by gentle men who have sever yet been sus picioned even, and they are too old to now depart from honor'e path. We, and a large namber of Demo erats, were in N1ew Orleans at the time these medings were held, de fending our conduct as Democrats, sod hence cannot speak from person al knowledge. We and they, hower or, did reeognise the Senatorial tick et as Democratic, and the nominees as Democrats, and voted for them for that reason and none other. As sueal. Our dispatehes show that the 8ght in Congress over measures re lating to Federal interference in the election of Congressmen, simply amouts to the usual Democratic bencoembe. Nay, we might say, that never since the disgraceful surrender of the pee pie's rights through the fraudulent Electoral Commission; hia such as eshibition of cowardice been shown. The priaciple which lies at the very bottom of this contest-the right of the Federal authorities to indict snd punisih citizens for alleged ie ces committed against soMfage or sehlagas--is ehamefelly admitted by these rerenastparty leaders. The attempt to stisfy public opis. lioe 4 the change of a mde of bringinl these oefeeies to judicial soden is as disgracefel as the bue serreader is igenble. It is new as asnal.. enquiry with the people-is at possible to elect nem who will Sot barter or earrender their might. and liberties. Sme lnted Reslies why the JailU elary Shltd be Eletive. Beause the power of appoaintment oenferred poes a Governor is dan reotos sad undemocratic. Beeuse it tIransferas the right o_ electioe from the soereiga to the s~.ajee. Beesee there ua exist no rspoe sibility i republics exept to the Beesse the eleetion readers ,the jadkray iadepeadent of both Izeutive sad lsdlatve, and meaks :er them respo,lhle to the aotereign ..TLO4 people. Beas te jadiciry iw y s the bul wark of oar feedom, aed to protect the people, asu is lntendd, at muonst spriong from ind be resposible to them. Beeausea the mmise more apt to be pamb than a siogle hibdividal; henee, the selectioi of pose sad alipable me. for judi~si puetlop is moren, eartala by electiob than by appoint meat . At thei ne uo. AM the bislt of am agreeeent be Atopai t1se State sand the Boodldolder, we submit th.eotlowwin, to be adopt ei ass prJ uatIhe Smletiso we have an eiotddel here, psohibitllg tie te ltat..er. imgaln Bona for any pmpas whater. Pre~ided, the leglirittae he and i hereby nthori ped iteesI e new Beads In paymest of I gpginits ,fjhat$d oeasses now u.ate.dlagagalasi th State; the 'aMl sew Beads, heware, to hear hri their fees amlbetaat mete: bee ale .the al tblms store oshml pad to he replaced; mid he b.as a ,ate of laterest met . giti fot per est per s.l ssiot of imee tnes, of eac year shlli Prs* J sritkr, that so tsadew uthgedks shell he replaced by mew Bde ailsr . the parties helan eslrshall prove them to sta tktth. aSatensc srding tomeQ -! dW ' reb of ,,time stIIIR~Yii5~L~~ t iv C WSA .~ .th cit~seaer~i. . Net Guilty, I (Shreveport Timle.) 1 Mr. George W. Dupre, ex-State printer, whom it will be rememnlwred was recently indicted by the grand jury of New Orleans on the chare of r perjry. haIl a ,earing lbefore Judge WlWhitaker lust Salturday. and was . honorably discharged. The jui y re turned a verdict of not guilty without leaving their seats. 'Thus ends one of the most shameless persecutions e ever put on fo,ot. The whole schene a of having Mr. Dupre indicted and tried in supposed to have originated with proprietors and managers of the Times and Picayune, who envied Mr. B Dupre his position as State printer. This first vindication of the ex-State printer will prove highly gratifying to his personal friends and tlhe large number. of readers of that fearless I and ineorrptabhle Democratic .jour Snal of tke South-the New Orleana Democrat* We take this occasion as one of Mr. Dupre's friends to add our con gratulations to those of the Tihres to that gallant gentleman upon his Lion orable escape from the meshes of as foul, as damnable a conspiracy as ever dinraced criminal jurisprudence in this or any other State. What most these who' aided and abetted this infamy now feel over their discomfiture-we believe some of them are not yet so dead to shame as to feel some of the degradation they richly merit. Compllments for the Lieuteant Govea eraor. [Calcasiea Gazette.] Oar Lieutenant Governor, Hon. Louis A. Wilts, has been nominated without opposition to represent his ward of New Orleans in the cnstitu. r tional convention. Gov. Wilts is one of those extremely rare men who are gifted with, the knowledge of hem to peitorm well and on the instant, ant duty required of them, and with the rare faculty of pleasing everyhedy in l the performance of duty. His on I surpassed ability and general accept. ability as a presiding officer over any deliberative assembly will undonbt edly commend him fr the position of a president of the convention. We heartily endorse the sugges t tions of the Gaette. The elevation a of Governor Wilts to the position of i. President of the Convention will he r In the interest of economy, for busi e ness will be conducted with dispatch i as well as ability. Besides, Governor I Wilts is a representative of that class r of democrats to whom Louisiana l owes her deliverence from radicalias and negro rule. fCol. R. B. Todd of Morehouse parish strikes a solid blow in the face of the !bondholder. Col. Todd id the Demo. eratic delegate from that section and Ssams up the "debt question" in thlls t linguae: r "1 shall advocante the rejection of every cent of the debt that is tainted with fraud, ad the sealing of lie , balance to bring it Jithlin the resacur eo of the State and tie paVying eapit. eity of the people; and tlhe illnterest on teis balance.shlold be eredneed t, t four puicnt. 11 is needless to di c uss hlieu the nmode of discverring tie frandulent part of the debt, with m Svie to its elinainion, In my opin ' i-n this will poove no dilGciot taik. lif we revert to them long period oi yearsn whe oar State wa in the . hands of thme spoilers, and oar proper. t ry was at the mercey f the plunder as when frud ad ad crrnptben hole' high carnival in our legislative halls, a the only iwonder is, hit that the ] fraudalent taint of the debt eontraet Sed during that iegn of infamy and crime mightl'not he disovered, but Sthat by any devie it eonld .eeliddern. Tile glreater part of this post.belllne debt will, in anyopinlon, befiennd reeking with franid, and tie people are under noobligation to pay it. thoweverit many have been neanipnlhm a ted or funded, or whatever new forms and phases it may lhave asumed. SA Timel warala. S (New Orleas EveningPoset.) Thm eainng eonveation will be sur renaded by tme nict poweolri lobby that ever 'attacked the elfaIrof a people The speeaulatot and bouheholdem will amkeovery ert to seurethe payment of ontstading clam l uwarrentta bor h , aI iniat either city or Stat. This lobll will have money and It will be ued witl Iout stint to corrupt the delerg~t that the people have elected to relieve th,. State of its brdens. We know what ]we ar writing seoet, sld, we wrnm the SulaMihe nowthat there is greastdangler of I he mros corrupt antd uerempulous lebbyv that ever wars rganilsed nltainin comn plte control of thbe covention. We r,: srrto o ay fnrther that there are men elecd to the eovention who have been btught and sold for yers, ukd who have uccessfully struggled for sucess at the polls withb no thr object' but to msell ret theirvotesa' in the eelrae~iae to the highest bidder. As eternal vigilsoe iso the lrie of liberty, t is Is thes ofr a gso venlmst,s ad iles the people pe ss m rake. the proer elurts nownthe tatebb bi e ildelinulely mort g to the Sapluderer by tmer who have I mem sslie to rdeetm it, msid who will sell thbeir +otes for mobdy. For msuch mats, under euch eiraumostaoes, a plnn iereld people have only one remedy-the lelsee to Velerms,. .Veterades hrm this Parish in the ber 'vie of the United States during the •aiLd m ar are requasted toineetat the lo theelty of 'tsit ochea s oa i a raugelasest tessr their pensiens. - - ~W P. Mobow. M. C. Basuta. Martdil U-t. i ,!r Al rT.sas a* /on heW.mi sk's cry i NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. Special Notice. I). C. ScfnnonotlhIoI having been com missioned as Presidentl of the School Board vice H. Safford reeigned, having qualified, will lie found ready to discharge his duties as such at his place of bust March 29 tf. FOR SALE CHEAP. (ONE 5 Horse Power Shapley Engine and fixturtes compllete, almost new. For terms and illspellion, apply to the iudersigmll.d, on Cane river, 5 miles be low Natchitoches. EMILE CLOUTIER. March 22.-2t. . J. GAMBLE, PARISH SURVEYOR, In prepared to attend the wants of the ,1ublic. Office six miles East of Natchi to-lhes. Addrehss Box No. 9, Post OOffice. March '2-ly. JA3IES C. MOI81. PI-IOTOGRAPHS -AND)- PORTRAIT PAINTER, FH IS Gallery at Lacoste's Hall will be l. open every SATURDAY and SUN DAY. All t inds of Photographs taken. Copies made at reduced prices. Cabinet or Imperial size per doz. $6 00 " doz. 4d00 Card size, per dozen 3 00 " " 2 00 Other sizes in proportion. Mrs. Plhillipine Kahn Will continue the business of the late Abraham Kahn add has removed her stock to the store room nnder the Mason. ic Lodge on Second street. A fall line of staple, fancy and family groceries constantly on hand and at rea sonable prices. Sept. 7-6m BLOODED STOCK. rPHOROUGHBRED Short Horned cat L tie, Cotswold and Southdown Sheep and Berkshire Rogs. Delivered on, board steamboat at Alexandria, Rapidest per ish, where the stock has been pastured since the Fall of 1877 and 1878. Terms Reasonable. Apply to J. M. ARMSTRONG, Feb. 8p-ly. Alexandria, La. FOR RENT. IY plantation on Bayou Pierre river. II1 adjoining the "Jordan Ferry," plan tation o:l the lower side, I nown as the King place, for the year 1879. The plane is the most desirable on Bayou Pierr. River, and will be rented on good terdis 100 and more acres were in cultivation, in the year 1878. The place is about ' mnlles from Brownsville on Red River. It the place is well prepared and pro perly cultivated, will yield one bale of cotton and 40 to 50 bushels corn per acre. I have made it on it. For inforlmation of Terms, apply to W. II. Jack, of Natechitoehes City, " r to the undersigned. Possession given 1st Jan. iary, 1879, or sooner. R. RUFUS KING, 0 P . Box No. 95, Dec 2. . 8ehna, Ala., Dallas Co. iWoa hoi Cl oiaoai, LaHieat. : Co., Pa. Olice :23 8. Heaver 8t., York, Pa. 'IlOnB INSONIM INrIITIJTI FOR YOUNG LADIES. Is' mth . lm+l tuesl s la kpt. 411nh, 187.8. TEACHiERS will Il atery - artent. Espeil attuthp giv Prot A. A. Wtrarmc. will -gi hmtice tdoie in thi radimenta of mpik..: s ap plied to stiiiing to the sutitap Dehool, telee. a wewk f., f . am , Boar and tuitio pet ',net four weeks, including wasahiog, light., &e., $15, ill advance. SMusic on Piano, Organ, OGuitir, or eol fivationa of the voice, included with the above, $S0 00, in advance. Tuition, 3, 4 and 5 dollars per month. Incidental fee per term, 1l-in advance Liberal deduction for tuition when paid in advance. The Institntion is striotly non.denomi national. - For further particulars, sead for Cata logue. T. StIOH, A. M. Prest., Homer, Claiborse Parish, La Oct, I, 1878.-6m. -dealer in- aor ao a n azs Pnmow STnRET, JAfcaut.cke., La JUDICIAL ADVERTJSEMENTS. Saessles Sale. bSueessioa of iearr )Iarrisee. DY VIRTUE ot an order from the Hon. D Parrish Judge of the Parish of Natch itnche, I-will obfer for sale ptablio sac. tiou at the late reldo of deosered in this parishoan atewday the 12t day of April 1879. all the property -belegiug to the snoes eIoaof Htunry arison ma per inventory, excenpt tue otton, consisting of corn, farmnng lnplemeets,1 bbleeBIement, 2 shot guus, I waen, cat.tle thhee males, three horseu, anl one bolt, fTer ofBale: Cash, foriwhat it will bring to pay debts. FRE.rch WI 9ON March 29-tds. Administrator. hedif's Sale. Caspari & Dietrich vsqlerre A. Bernard. Paurish Court, Parish of Natchitoches. No. 1021. DY virtuea of a writ of F'i. Fa. isued D in the above oentitled anud numberedsl sunit and to me directed, I have seized und-wilt oge r sale to the last an u highest bldder,.at the door of the Court llomae, in the city and parish of Natbht. toohes ou &arIuuay, April 5th, 1879, the following described propeiy;'to.wit: T Tari~w tlha4ur et es. C'iAi, `with tihe bene$it of apptalsement L. A. DELIEUXi March 22.tde, b ; NSeriffs sile. Minerva F. Dickerson vs. M. F. A. J., McDonald. District Court, I arish of Natchi ehes. No. 8252. I) Y virtue of a writ of Fi. Fa. irssued I in tihe above entitled and numbered suit, and to me d eected I have seized and will offer for sale to the last rnd highest bidder at the Store of defendant in the Town of Camopte, parish of Natchi. ' tocbes, on Saturday, April 5th, 1879, the following described property, to-wit: Contents of Store in Town of Campte, consisting of Dry (loods, Groceries, Hard. ware, &c. One bay Horse. One grey Mule" One mouse colored Mule. One black Mule. 4 bead borned cattle. 20 head of hogs. Terms of Sale. Cash, subject to appraisement. L. A. DEBLIEUX. March 22-tds. Sheriff. Sherlrs Sale. Clark & Bryan vs. A. E. Johnson, et at Parish Court, Parish of Natchitoches. No. 1620. BY virtue of a writ of Fi. Fa. mssued in the above entitled and numbered suit and to me directed, I have seised and will offer for sale, at the door of the Court House in the City and parish of Natchitoches, on Saturday, April 19th, 1879, the following described property, to-wit : North fractional half of section No. IT7 I Lot No. 3, of section No. 7, and north I half of section No. 1$, township 6, north 4 of range 5, west, containing four hun dred amnd ,inety three [493) acres, situs ted in the Parish of Natchitoches. Terms of 8ale : On a credit term of one year from day of sale, for what it will bring; pur. chaser to give his twelve months bend with good personal security, with 'en dor's privilege and special mortgage retained on the property sold. L. A. DEBLIEUX. March. 22-tds. Sheriff. SHERIFF'PS SALE. Mrs. Clothilde Janin, vs. W. Y. Levy, et. ale. District Court, Parish of Natchitaooss. No. 8262. DY Virtue of a writ of seizure and sale B issued in the above entitled and numbered snit and to me directed, I have seise'd and will offer for sale to the tastand highest bidder at the door of the Coast House, iin the city and parish of Nateh-l. oiches, on Saturday, the 19th day of April, lS7, at 12 M., the untdivided three*Sflib of the following described property t.w : The plantation known u the ''Lao4. Mures' plantation, on both sides of Re river in the parish of Natehitoches, a comlposed of the following pieces of land, to wit: let. Section 40, township 11, rang , containing 326 50-100 acres. Section townslhip II, range 9, contalnuinwj t0-100 acres. Section 2i, towbieda Il, ,ange 8, coutaiuing 02t 7 acres, ataiing altogether 566 90-lu0 acres, on bothadae ,f IRed river, confirmed to Franeels Do. .in, by ertifiete B. o. 16.6. I 2nd. Another parcel of land, Section 41. township 11, range 9 -s aining 203 16-100 acts. .Seetih A, btowship II, ranig , containieg 16 100 acres, making together 4v6 3300 uasres on both sides of ed river, coa. tirumed to Michel Ubigouen, B. No. 7.' 3d. Another parcul of laud being part of 8 etion 42, towiship 11, ratmi 9,5 ea tainuag sbout 85.5 -100 sera:p the right bank of Red river deceili, seo Iinrwd to Joseph JeaM Rjis, byeilt B. No. 17S2. 4th. Another parcel of a isoa 39, township 11, range 9, beig the northern part of the dounble ooncesion of D. R. Hopkins' certilato, ontainlag 371 60-103acres. 5th. Another tract of lita being imortheat part of section 2I4, townhip, range 9. contamning 300 mres the o heing the land odrainally owaed by Henry M. nyams, sacuired Wimn the M chanie~' and Traderr Bank, on theoth day of September, 1i0. ". . Another tlact of land aetiMh from the United States, tbilg the ath east quarter f sectioen 3toumbip II, range 9, by eertlcate 1 e1itelate .404 64-100 acres, the south hlfofmasto 1, owniship Ii, rngIe 8/s llO IlS .and 8280,. ontaining 921. 9-100 sores. 1Pt section 19; townsip 11, raoge 8, wes certificate 8279, containting o 01.1400 acres, making together 481 10n00 ares. 7th. Another IrSat of land aquirnel from the Stat_ or-iL·.elana, being tbe south east fractional portion of etion 27, township 11, range 9 contalaning3 PS 100 acres; portions o loiset h, 6 and 9, andl-the whole of lots 3, I 5 of seotion 4, township 13, alps 9, coutaininji b8l 19-m00 aertb e* two last mentioned portios, maklitng togeth. er 29 1.100. .The whleb of said trats ;1,9-n00 seroe; fss an m ;,0lnt .ogii s* .hiich lying and bolS eo the north side of said river, and 1233 5.100 ores more .r leas. . ain'd h.dag on the moth side of s..ived formima one bod of d, whicnh consttotens the L de MNes Ilantail), togefsher with all theb eldM. ings an improvements aid, ki~Tlhra. stonste ounor thereto belagla. . 'erm of af "e: Cash-seubjet'to appraisement. L. A. DEBLIBUX March 15-tds. heriff. Sherif's sal State of Loulsian Va. Moses Brook, etal District Court, Parish of Natolteloha. the above entitled and numhmeed suit and to me directed, I have seimdse anda illit ._ 5 3- to the.last an . higbest bidder at tei diior of tho Comat Rouse in thacle yead parlI alfNatehbo. ches, 0on &atnrdag, te 19th day ofApril, 1819 at 12 N., the bllosnige detesobed property, to-wit : A certain tract or parcel of land .it~ ' ted in the- pYrish of Natehibehes, State of Loisinua, and benlg all of that p0 .r tionu of theo seouth west quarter of aectiit 7, towbahip 1, range 1, lying sooth r, ,.ayou Bourbenx, and containing a s tw with all the ulng'- " Also <25) twenty-tive acres of lend lym ing on the north side of bayon Bourbeat, .na beling laid.purchased by Moses Jieok from Joauhn Slster, together wIitall the buildipg and improvesmeta s ttsoh . Terts. of ale: March 15. L. NEW ADVE'ITISEMENTS. THE publio are hereby notiAd th T Jules i.; Medi is hereby *pppltOa sub-li.ue for the Russell Iadli ln su i "urbnu and eord and anyr inuil wentu. on aid proset:y.will be proeosa" twI to the 1u 1 extt of the law" Feb.* 1ih, 87 W.E. RUSELL.