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* WSam g9alI , mdil ate, **i t-. A i!lverly Dumls . IS I n , == "- ,. THE WELFARE OF TIHE PEOPLE 18 THE SUPREME LAW. abs,~ri te. sea o3 - "3D... . .. .. .. . ... . .. . . . Coaw................o. .. , ; . ii !-d- - - - DUOO~.a m.. --- All SriTtionsnrazaim e__ .v .. nVOL. VII. I NATCHITOCHES, LA., APRh 2, . 1881. NO. 29. t.J. ,, , Jil adeo'lumedo ~eleollmo tn hl ma~l C L. WALiLE. II. A. W.ALLVY. C. L. Walmsey & Son, FRONT STREET, NATCHITOCHES LA., -DEALIS IN- STAPLE AND FANCY GROCERIES Ladies' Dress Goods, GENTW PI'IRNIMIlIN (000DP ! Hardware, Glassware, Queeqsware, Cutlery, PLANTATION SUPPLIES, Tobaooo and Olgars. In fact, at this establishment can be found anything and mrything that you need or desire. It is our business to dily the wants of our customers, and we flatter ourselves ti we can supply the demands of the country. Give us a iail, s by close buying, fair dealing and liberality in selling m are determined to merit all the patronage that we may aiive. We are also Sole Agents for the A~W TICAN POWDER 00. i therefore in this line we have unequalled advantages. M around and you will see that we mean just what we say r ae Sole gents for the sale of - Ill Br Um IuILIN I CWImn iN. . i Bagging and Ties a Specialty. L Hti Blaiksmith, iiAS8MIITHING -AND sqLWRIGHT WORK. b is Mieda sad tho publie Mat be will do all wort is bh -o uh lowest. WSIMEn EMPLOYED. ..i avid material. sanal. arssr-arially cah. m ,. .. IUILDING * RII'AIUING. kuinlthimg. bMab of DLACKSNITH mmd WhOMl work des. with -e w.rkmbsip. TmS IEFIATt. -N CHUICH BTiElT, at the Butchers. a --ssnn~wox DSURAOK the pImho tht he $ull the MTrtoN, sal PORK, 'a t.he Martel Sstisfetio B. eans to the wants of Dee., t11.-m. O KAHN, THC HER. Stael is tb Natoh Heom. whee he ha. Marks heals, fh Jaey 0 KIJ1'ON, SKBD 8AIUNSAOGE, 1t1 keo. LWUISANA. R*1 ob. P, - Saloons. . J. SMITH a Omand See me. Sotee LIQUORS. Narmig CIOARs. , aa compear A. Da S. NIATO WYOBJZ THE POPULAR MSORT. TR PROmglqlfl has pt ea a now h oi P- Geoe. W. Ihi has take sheare of it, amd now esae for publie oso. The Chboeit BRANDIES, WHISKIES, LIQUORS, CIGARS. &!C. &O. RICH ST. LOUIS BEER ON DRAFT Don'tD nethrety, the PHOINIX * 0OE. W. KILE, Mar It.-ly PNepaietor. H. NORES, 1111_ , 10111,1 IWE1II *mTII. efICAI. Irri¢lA. Thtlllill. AU kin& .t1 epuirimg do. $t the shet eat aetle, med ia the meet atlete mue. w, with fall msoile.tioa gmar.teed. C1ukstam huinJmlr7 brIbe S Clee. Laint hm r a sh1 weds , Blls. A WULL k OOasMadZU STOO2 0o8mA ad hp»e St. Da... Lit., ee .....b. GREGG & FORD, 00170* FACTORS, co&om .oma Con&mieaion Merchants, eoastast~~t a w>an auranoves - wi r IIrg. S,- . ; LIis aRiBrnROf * * MIR94. P.. KAHN. -Dealer is STAPLE & FANCY GIRCERIESI Cigars, Liquors, Etc., sesad4 Siret, latelteehus, La. 't T ed aIs al s lr arg d arie a amllet df all ged. aIlly kept ila a1 Srm4etam mere, 1 e whlik an mold at 0 th very loweat psemih rates. Call Wd aI e Ls yrmelvrs ___a. sax. 14-4(. M -SEY W*FOtI'-l, Ig De)wm o I* lasma bh led Mad i the PIr. hl sad City t llNatebhltesl thit e haL aailse remed huslune, as Mr. BIarm's wlo e Iw st .toot, aU lrs, o a f rCi AXll Ii.Iu sonallll u whIeh 6 be to sU, wlle l t ad retail, at ti loest prays. He n levoritse all.M his Meds to esl a bl road o btemvieed. jySly t J. TCIIClI, h SI -DALts ISN DRY 000GDS, GROCERIES, HARlD WARE, BOOT8 uad SHOES, HATS, a ETC. ighet auh prile psid fr Ct . ad p WASHINGTON, ST., NATCHITOCHES, LA ti DRY GOODS, GROC BIES, a HARDWARE, CUTLERY, &0., o A hf llae frt waste ru e Ceutry u TM" raESH GOODS, LOW PRICES Ad PROMPT ATTITIOIN. -b COTTO Nbght at B mighest mIIt P PrieS Ee P Csh or Merchandise. 0 Deal s elllI "la of Oematry Proeedee. Sept. 4-y. LEON M13.ll. LIVERY AID SALE STABLE, St. Deals Street, I Natohitoohese La.. I always keep a good pply of ti best 115 III1 SAL11 E 313~11 * WhiskL I hiro, athr with or without I8 drivelrs, at the meet rsouable rates. In a AI e aranie etilate tiove Htleor tus la tim Dem Dpartnt I sau i a all stem to sell lacks, Carriages mad Bgle s At as lowe rt. as they aan e had aI North Louslia, and wul make IS to p yeor latmes eery time to sgiv me al trial bes ordein om say oe des.. HORS8 AIND iMULES Boeght ad Sold oe Commieele to the I gramtest dtrvatge. COMMERCIAL TRAVELERS purnished with teams atremoable rates The leag operine of LEON HISH Ia te Livewy I buse, sad his elae tudy d th atures nd deses# o He. I see, ftile. him in odtoeri blM servicesa a a VETERINARY SURGBEON to the people . this oommualty I have the oee f th Stagle Lle I at th Tea Bmoek Stable where paseae I esa o heand to Waite', Plesant Bill, Mans eld, Keaeoi. Pal rSheveport, ad all intermeliate points. May 1--Iy. LEON 818s8, DISEASEB O0 THE ZYE. i DOCTOR LANNG, OCULIST, OiW - - - AJAL STRT- - - p NIEW OLANSr, LA. SOlleroom 10A. Ml to P. M.' Dee. S.--em. )0C. I W&asrz.N.H. A.Wazusar. 0. L WALIUSLEr & I, (Smoaesost to . OlCARVEB.) -Duasras rs DRYG 000D, ROcERIUS, I HAUDWARI, AalI e ,a tplrlt of the LeIalna Prless. t, Tblh Is from the Bourms (uw ir: N'ewpaper are the prtlsed S uardisan of morale and Interets of P t ommunlty, yet tbs duty of ki thelt's seem so be moren beeoloed l hi the breob thea no the obervance." The most arrant swiodliog operas tos are readily adocated I heir eolumls, for comparatly trtll lis nreumeradtooe; mala for (opel wbt thr.y eo In 1the .rs, and aye thus often made the p o o advertising swIlodlen. d The press certainly bshould wield, It It does not, a iganti poweo for ' the protection of both the morals and Inteeets of the masses, yet t our worthy contemporry remarks, a "the moot arrant swiedling opera. one are readily advoeted In their olumns for as omparatIvely trillng tl enoomeratloo." Thee are, howeve, a umeros esoptio to this sweep lou s eatono. The press is yearly beomlng mor exalted In h tone, sad better guarlas of the publio wel. The tme will come, we trust, when the "advertoilng swldlesn" will sot dar to atmpt to reab the o pebli through the column of a tl newspaper, and suc a jounral as peamIt their "dodige" nla ool ei umns, will be bned u a leper of a the press. Bays the Shbreport ues: di It Ios st.ed thao on 1,,000 cres Ui of land s ALr dmew v bees sold a settlers durtathe jss thre years I b the ts tal b Staite sa the oI toe a:"Oero p~elo f these OlOa we at e to oi asO 111 the a th reseelt of w will I oble ie _ b lid the cotton cropo b Oould the ead truth be knows, It 51 would doubtless be shown that this extraordinary al of landes i our a elsgbborlag Slate was mainly. dau to a railroad etepris. Yet there are any number of people who look upon b sooach eterpM j ruinous to their ti lateests. They combat and oppose r their soutrutlos with ever kaewsn Impedimat. They laugh to scorn. doidersad absethose who ivoer and aid them. Buck a spirit, acoord. ti ltg to the Cptoli4e, has recently bee mealsted by aarm of the a plantes throught whose lands will tlSI pasethe Batns ooug tap toed to connect with tbhe New Orles Teas Paole. They will life to e the r fooliebass and utter dlooi of their a views. These two Items are from a recenoot b number of the Opelousas Courie: r A rleo oleaolg llm Is to be estab. Ishd west of the court house, on bayou eson, before the harvesting of the oP moh 1801.a Hamba l or thiselbblton of pluak. energy and enterprise Wbhat will o be the onet ndtr for oas to obhrol ole T 8pakout. Wh o thko LMad ofnoews . Work o the o eonee ald ol mlll a. opl atply. A larop umber for the laraeseor nAtiLtooe a on a levelwith bayoe sson. Mr. Bourdi, with rentmber assistants tmoeo nd sasidlyarouend that site, and, li n low month the anMu teof otton ow e tdollo ole .a&, will bes Aed Industryof our town. Yt seukh ltems are m uoeent In the I country papers. They proolaim that a healthy splrl of eaonglly nd ater. I pri is awakened amog the muses. They begln Io lea that thoere is a mlssoto o Ilv for, an elm to acoom. ph outsiade of the Individual Isel. Inbhe to live for oone own slt Natchltooes should mawake ad in. estlasmofmithee terprises. AI cottoo mill here would provo a mrag-I olent Invatmont o capital. I ISys the Dato Rouge 0al(olle: I It is elmastd that uards of a hI blmi llion of lalmmlr'tefrom Eu Irope, will reach Ameri duri r. y rIf the o-tem menso8 I How In the um of alltha legood I can tlhe oz-U aSul pull bies beg otten rid of ? They won't die; they ivie through epideoIs sad soourIs; thoer shut themselves up In a siellike k s cm; they wauld's aout Madow la the sen Iht i they thought It would thee scam oe. STleonly waystodlve oe tho mar oflprogsand t ite w~ a hs ruoeb tho ille ou, of thomf am d i1 f, lso wheies ofe ariot of Juggersat theo foolnsh tadoo ladulaots who placd thimsolves i their wa, t.an Item:d: ;, of new mawhloh Isee nov Wkp eao a tlr quto TJS too as the aboye orttheppptl eisthe high ' D il*aleuk Is lteusmnhean. ',w r aes .l ture has taught a leisou wblob no C amount of argument could Inculcate. Snow storms and snow blockades Im peding travel by rail, and the Ioe tn king looking up lakes and canals, C bavedone the business thoroughly. p Sa)s the S. Louis Republican: sI The Ob.Ch-lcalPer U ame piteously railway o clals uad boatwo rls to 8 do something about tbhis awful mote. r met of grain down the Mississippi 0 river. Well, what are they golg to do about i? The revolution is fairly started, and It is the Inevitable. 0 So fr they have only seen the lu. dow of Coming event, yet the shadow of one little towboat oarting less b than 1O0,000, lugging down the river a master of seven hundred car loads of 8 PInla, ompletely coves out of eight ti anything they ever dramed of up on the lakes. We repeat, however, E that while good begson better m. til mains to come, ad we onfidently E antiopatthe tbday when a singe tow i laded with a thousand ar loads of u gain, will not be an unusual eight. * aaketlures Our True Wealth. b [BDossa Banner.] o Notwlttadlng the Immense value n of the taple gcultural products of L the United States that go to make t up mouch of our foreigh exports, It is alter all our manufatures that yield far the largest prt to the people of I a country, oae the great staples, sunk as grain, pork, bef, butter and cotton, cot about as much to o. oI duo as theybring nl the market of the world. A pfqg dof ctoo mo al uhture d Ilo cloth, or a pound of* Iron ~lto fcutlery, watch springs orathe artl or meehansm, uree a diverslawn of those w been mlsm in poduong them, and at-. Spoi t tea much larger number of eopethaa a bbel of wheat, a le of otton, or pound of gold or a silver dul from the bowels of the earth.-It was on of Borace area* les favorite maxims that a country should onasume all Its mgra at home o and all its wool and cotton, elth. b a r into yarn or woven into fa. b That the theory was abstractly o true seems perfect certain by the i reslt of the experiments In otton weaving now n sub a fall tide of ucoes in South Osrolina and Geor. gla where the po t are reported to d teerdob6 he best reult the Lowell adn Manchestr allls In o NOW Boread. It w roollet rit ie ther Bo Caroluna otton mllba m to start with savlng per bale on their matter aloe of to fro the cotton fields to the New land mills. They alsoalao m tob to b seure tr at more reasonable rates, and food to feed their work. men obheaper than the East. Be that as it may It s logically reason able toearm tihat t more prodfta. ble to acotton State to work u pits raw material at homoe ad enjoy bot the prn't, Itf any, of a im it staple , and mIanufoturin It Ito goods, since the freight bs no more on a bale of eloth than on one of raw cot. too of like welsht, while the a cent t he ihbt bears to thel value of the two artoles fr lower on the manufactured than on the umanu. factored. We therefore ball with leasure the raid Inoorease of pn. dies n the ooWh and the mupll~ Ia tna of cotton seed oil mills that Is of wottongo lg In the outohern State. Moreover, with diversity of i labor ltroduced ere wewll be far a any of the 8outhern States nd tha i t is better for them to raise ottoo sad eehangel for me1 sad grain, she an donso of course but shei had far better send a bale of cottn drill a or muslin to Illinois lo payment for bhr mats or grain than the erude cotton fbre, jd If she chooses to print as well as weave her eotton cloth she adds ootber bratoh of In. dury, and connsquently another I prot tohe artisas. Th Bouth is arwaleig to thi amatte, saod we hope will act upon It with the latel* leck it posssssss. InludlnJaudge Davis, of Illinois, among the moorat, and Gen. MI. bone, of Vlrinaamlon g the toDepub.' mmbersof teo buate. Ellgt ofu the Demoorate from the Northern 8tates-MoPherson, of New Jersey, Pendleton, of Illino, hiPt, of Neva. d, Parley, of 0llornin ad Grover Sand b8later of t.Orgon. The reman. igI tbhm t Demoooeas ar from the O two of the Depabillsn mem wit : Mahone, of Vi dnla ad .l I rty~drzx Espubiloans are o the It will be nollected that the four I States represeted by Mesrs. Pen Id Vkoor, oo vs . oraver and r, Democrats, ot for OGrfieod at th Preeldetlal eletion while MaYUhonl land ]eolg, Isubel an, r voted for laeookr. I Soppose the old doctrine now pre-o vld as it did in the time when D oemoratis Seatoers alwae sd I Whi lenators often flt &to be I teir duty to obey o struoeltons of theidr State Leiures or relsg Itdrseats. -In, htoasived othe I Demorat in lth prest Benste ad Stwo of the pbllan would have to ebhage their ourse or sie up their iplaces. Tbhi would hold true In a very marke t aanrr in the cae I of Mahone, for the right to laIstrut Stheir beators was reardeas suered ; by all parte ln Virnlal. In the Sstormy epocb-of Jacksoun nd Van ! aure, everal Senators jielded to F the instrpetlons of the Leulslature - either oto contraro y to thelir ) tis' tr sa1 Stat-righte Stuie wrient t with the bellIpon. lIeew ostk hea y . a atrg4i¶a Chiekag's Wall Over Its Lost Grain Trade. The Chblago Tribune walls over w the vanishing grain trade of the Lake d ity ln the followingr tyle: We have A printed durlog the last few weeks statements showing the departure * from t. Lousle of fleets of barges t loaded with grain for New Orleans. ome of these loats ontaled seve. 0 al hundred thousand bushels the i o.st of transportation from St. Louls a ta~ New Orleans belg, asu compared with rau freights from there to BaI.1 o timore, hardly more than one third. N Jay Gould It is stated, has furnished P -ost of the capital to build theeel b arges and to operate them, and It is -ntended and expeted to turn Inato St. Louis the lammene grain produo-I tione of Kansa , Missouri, part of l Iowa, and of the southern half of Illiaols and Southern Indisan, and t thence nd them to the East and to 0 Europe by way of New Orleans. The transportation from St. Louis to New I Orleans being reduoed to the minai. l uum, sad the facilities of handlinag and sIbljI the gran at New Or Il Manr arbe acrsed, two results are I expected to encourage the grain trade n the river. One of thee l, that t more an be paid for the agrn at 8t. b aols than elsewhere; and, second, t grain an be sold In New Orleans - to sippers for less than i costs else.i o where, As the Tribune has for b o f te Mitbs iseppi river route would la tme become a nees-I Ity, sad that time Uhas now arrived. The eations and an, by the aroad t combinaions hav fore ad the relief whoh tbat route ofess to the peopleof the West. The st of trans loa bevg r edued; b, that line peoduels ad shipper I will n turallyo0aprt by the greater a loes theyeon obtain. Itmay there- i po asb u fixed fatIthat I the river route is now a and will be enceforth an evr o -1 ad rival route for gran and oi Western produrte especiatly the inter and rt months. This oomP will Immediately be felt bythe railways leadinag et, and all the ities losated eo tl d .eriver, sad the diversion of trade will ot ly great but permanent. How will t be meto A asaes Weoma Lawyer. q Kissloa Torte Wagstaff ep dughte or WJdge . IL W of thibs counaty and sworn to faith. fully discharge the dties of san at torneyt-law. The occaslon attr+sat. ltvisi out of croty as wdl as i the as natpon. The eminatli was conducted in open court by a q committee of three, all ver devoled and ardent supporters of the ai jty of the law;" ad Oertilnly, it ceremrony ad asterity is t-he pleas ur of law, Its aesty was not o fended In thin Instanos, for thbse dig. a nled committeemeon stood at the t a half, wi nds l t l oflat q iesque. iee, sned tenaloit te Mown ai lem. bar*rssed or d raed b tohe a- duoUm task assigned sead disps. ad of It with rellyas m h a i shsada t Ip a His honor. Jd HiBLK S ua l for the hoo ihdcomepmre .ytW a be ad t el abritsholu , ad ehlcoem* . dy ani.date l otd ubny a 8a n pr ob bl oyona l tto sIecon ta the event of her e xaminat .- e lanase. City Times. 4 A ldstory almost as sad and roman tiee thatler omeo sad eulletbssa. tacae to Green Mount, the well known cemetery at Ualtimorn, Md: The property was once owned by uJohn Olive, a wD mer anrlt. His only ild albeaiol Srl of twen1aty, w :as by a Iong oman whoue ly urires to beco:e I boterh ha d lay Inthe h iOthat patrol the gronds h o lgh and sape, and wasto r dead the rl at. Or ief stricken, her fatmer eroeled a m uole apon the spet, and deded the etire property to te dayo#er Tfor eemm rro _WIomare osad; t Nol oared u iil 'the folln pebu bof the Lalr of twlr eate hom former i . e trhis rival the* e elebrated Siamese atwns: On unday mornin m _ iI.w. Burke delivraed Mrs. f~.3 Black. w lfeof ,i_ .C r st - .o :rl-the lt4 the top o the bras , Theys face to fha e, sad the ribsof k each conecot with the ribs of te . othar. Their heads measure four toe l r mothe r 't l0pUp thrl wL~6pguIr , * -uns~a 4~ ro Advatagee of Railrds. The following statement of the ad vantaes of rallroads, from the Plsa ters' Journal,should receive gemutal Fit-No railroad ever was, nor ever will be built thabt did notlmprove the general prosperity of the ountry throuh whi It passed. This ftruo al. Second-The most extortionate hur Imoed by any railroad are mubh le thbn the epee of trans portin the same production or mer. obandie by ay other method expt by water. Io proot of his we ielu the feet that all wagon trains become de. morallued assoon as aralroad is oom Thlrd-Ballros- have a direct In tereoslthe. ros~ theoostlg wealth of people Increases t revenues. I the were "uwlad lag monopoles'ther are so oben represented, ther wmold stand direct ly l their own light. As their maa ages re wal men of Itellgess eai mce anmd respectabbl y lti, fair to suppo tbat they are not blind to thteir ~b.tlatrest Fourth--BIallroadsre, always have been, and always will be, parow e of intelligence and lllll Th bring each atation In direct eoamun atlo of te ouldeworld, and th u each one becomes a centre of Intelll. genom wbcbh radlates l every diree. i. A rallroad village has chubee h es and schools. The peole ead. Ther children me eduotes and I. Sned. Ignorane snk awaylatoob. .lfth- he wealth of the emntry through which a railroad runs is lne aoas ld nspte of the boetlltyof Is ihabitats. Nea estte is eased Slte of the hostility of Inhabtanats. lte mIs lncreased In a liv stook nds remunerative de all asil and money Is more equally distribute among the msses. A BIM ail A manufacturer and wader of quack medolne wrote to a ftor a r ovet o ommeadati of manaot ear)'alssmto I a ew days he reved the follow which wcall pretystrong: "Dau S.-mThe land composlg th ast ýhrto be so poor that ould notn geta If. an of sadeo to hat we bad to ulpototato. nd pat them edgeway; bat, hearlnjaoour bal, s uap, Poa wom on su loo a of me, ad In the m rngjo that the rook had ealrluugwe dka eat stone walln eld and theralls wore spilt ato d a~pied pu y tlca a lly li the middle awm la two days was cle aedo oa with or and oa ins. a aro o peaohtres Ii sl ble hro gh treme n ngh s that it dew a O r k t .m, elden on t of a pod dew a blister allover his stomach; drew load of potatoes our miles to and eventually drew pioff n auoltery. " A aoespondeat says: "flaster Irvia Garild, wh t occupiedl l doi d i a e of the wevleg In the re.,me his , erma e secretaries. e i ,s ri e b del ion am trsu. of the Qenerlwere found ornamsent The disovery ce have it, busl Ln eda tou lthe v te o nh twenty rn,. .n o eacorcard, san i always thei58 I Is found tha sawdust sa be con. afterted lnte os1LTi e d and when Inooa da l u eb, da kr n4 lno l dilut-rn t besfor some das the ru ahelut disdralnowed from t tbe edilmet and the latter mixed stry a. Sh was tire d I4 trd ioOI) Q41 d~~ Ctwult dlwlr ~ 'rm IdknUU 1~sQr