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Baton Rouge Tri-Weekly Gazette k Comet.
OFFICE ON THIRD STREET, OPPOSITE THE BRANCH OF THE LOUISIANA STATE BANK. VOL. XLYII. BATON KOUGE, LA., THURSDAY MORNING, AUGUST 24, 1865. NO. 24, PÜ0FESSI0ML CARDS. J O. FVQVA, \J?G. KILBOIRNÉ, Baton Ronge, La. ) Clinton, La FUQÜA & KILBOURNE, Attorneys & Counselors at Law, WILL practice in the Oourt» of the Parishes of Kust am) Went Baton Rouge, Iberville and East and West Feliciana. au»l DUNN & HERRON, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, COURT HOUSE SQUARE, Baton Ilouge, I.a. WILL attend to all business in their profession entrusted to them, in this and the adjoining parishes, and in the city of New Orleans. augl7-tf J. C. STAFFORD, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Office, Or. Laurel k Third St»., up-stairs, BATON ItOUGE, LA. WILL practice in the Parishes of East ilaton Kouge, West Baton K oukb and East Feliciana. juli-Wim* R. W. KNICKERBOCKER, Attorney at Law and Claim Agent, HAS made arrangement» In New Orleans and Washington Olty for the successful prosecution and collection of CLAIMS AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT. OfBceon the corner of Fifth and Laurel streets augS BATON ROCHE, LA. W. W. McMAIN & SON, REAL ESTATE BROKERS, Accountants & General Agents, aogl2-8oi BATON ROUGE, LA. t. A. SBBIDON DON A. PARDEE SHELDON & PARDEE, ATTORNEYS AT LAW 13 ST. CHAULES STIiEKT, marw NEW ORLEANS. JOHN M. TRACY, Justice of the Peace, SECOND WARD, Parish of Kant Baton Kouge. OFFICE, COR. THIRD AND LAUREL ST8., dp-stairs, over tue sun billiard 8alo0h. F. A. NEPHLER, Justice of the Pence, WARD No. ONE, Office at, tile Court Hotue. HAVING resumed business, I am ready to at tend to all business and suits, within the earliest delays nf the law. aprg DR. KRATZ, OFFICE ON LAVBEL STREET, BETWEEN THIRD AND CHURCH, (Opposite. Mrs. Jones' Boarding Howe,) junfrt-tf BATON ROUGE, LA. Dr. D. Iff. BROWN, Homoeopathic Physician & Surgeon, [LATE OF ST. LOUIS, MO.] I> ßSPKCTFULLY offartr hii professional servires .It to the citisen« of Baton Rouge and vicinity. Referenc«— Dr. Kellogg, of New Orleans. Office, for the present, at Mrs. 8. E. Jones', "Central House," augl5-3ni 3>r« D. L. McKltrick, SURGEON D EN TIS T, OFFICE ON CONVENTION STREET, EPISCOPAL PARSONAGE BUILDING, In the rear of Episcopal Church, declT BATON ROUOE, LA. (>£OR6E A. PIKE, * GENERAL .A. C3-E IST T , Officse, on. Third. Street, BATON ROUGE, LA. Will attend promptly, the collection ami seulement of PUBLIC AND PRIVATE CLAIMS, NOTES, Ii ILL. S OF EXCHANGE, ACCOUNTS, RENTS, ETC. «if* All business that can b« transacted by Agency or Commission, promptly and faithfully attend«! to. mayl3 W. S. PICE. J, M. LAPKVms A. BROTHER. PIKE, LAIMYERE& BROTHER, BANKERS, DEALERS I» FOREIGN &. DOMESTIC EXCHANGE, BONDS, STOCKS, COIN AND XJ3MCXTR,R.B3STT 3STOTES. OFFICE ON CAMP STREET, Between Canal and Common Streets, New Orleans, La. dorlT-y A. BAUMSTARK, I ÎAB INET- MAKER AND UNDERTAKER, Corner of Chvrch Laurel street», BATON ROUGE, LA. A CREAT VAR1BTT OF tancy goods always on hand. a füll stock of TRIMMINGS ASD METALLIC CASES «Jr-OKÏiSRS PBOMPTTT *TTK*DÏD TO. ju]y2-3m P. perrillat , Watchmaker A" Jeweler, FR0SI GENU VA AND PARIS, watches, clocks and jewelry, REPAIRED AT SHORT NOTICE, IN THK YKRT BEST 8TYLK. THF, LATEST STYLES OF JEWELRY, ALWAYS on HANI». Lafayette Street, Baton Hoage La. JAMES J. DUNDASS, wholesale and betail dealer ik GROCERIES, —AND— WESTERN PRODUCE, Wines, Liquors, Tobacco & Cigars. "CIT-Sr BAKERY,» corner OF main and levee 8TREET8, BATON ROUGE, LA. SIMON MENDELSOHN, DEALER IN GROCERIES, PROVISIONS, Wines, Liquors, Tobaccos, Cigars, —AND— ifamiirsr sijppt iins, Corner Lapatette and Florida Stbekts, junelï BATON ROUGE, LA. JULIUS O. BOGEL, COMMISSION MERCHANT, AND DRALSR IS Plantation and Family Supplies, COR. MAIN AND LAFAYETTE 8T8, julyl3 BATON ROUGE, I.A. F. L. TERPINITZ, STEAMBOAT AGENT, RECEIVING, FORWARDING, AND COHUISSIOX IEI0UANT, FRONT LEVEE, BATON ROUGE, LA. JAMES MeVAY, HARDWARE MERCHANT and DEALER IN Agricultural Implements, WINDOW SHADES, WALL. PAPER, ETC. CALLS respectfully the attention of the public to his lar^e and excellent xtock of goods pertaining to hi« linn of mere atidise. île 1>* f-peaks a liberal share of public patronage. Store on Third street, opposite the building ot the Louisiana State Bank. jU'?l J. KOWALSKI, Laurel St., bet. Lafayette and Third Sts., DEALER IN FASHIONABLE AND WELL-MADE MEN AND BOYS' Spring and Summer Clothing -AND STAPLE AND PA] AND BATON ROUGE, LA. B oard by the day, week or month. GOOD REDS, GOOD FARE, And every attention paid to the comfort of guests *5, Thankful for past patronage, " S tevk " res. sped fully solitits a continuance of the same from his friends and the public generally. july27-tf WASHINGTON HOTEL, John Gass, Proprietor, OPPOSITE ACADEMY HAI.L, St. Louis street BATON ROUGE, LA. The liHHt of Wines, Liquors and Cigari kept at the Bar. july22-tf SUMTER HOUSE. CHARLES WIECK PROPRirmO n e J ' rnUi ^ K,fc - ' OK Corner of Main and Third streets, baton rougr, la. The bar is furnished with the very beit WIN£& t lutine»«; rif-àûi. ^ -ml ' wints, uiuuors, cigafis Ik tobacco GROCERY —ASD— PROVISION HOUSE, PLANTATION SUPPLIES. S. R. B22 CK WITH, THIRD ST., CORNER OF LAUREL, BATON ROUGE, LA. CONSTANTLY ON HAND EVERY VARIETY OF PLANTATION SUPPLIES. 49* Planters and others would do well to call before piirclia in? elsewhere. Cotton bought nt highest market rate*. july6-3mon. JOSHUA BEAL, Corner of Third and Convention Sts., BATON ROUGE, LA. UËNEBAL DEALER IN WESTERN PRODUCE, Family and Plantation Sapplies, SCHOOL BOORS, STATIONERY, FANCY GOODS, AND NOTIONS GENERALLY. PRICES TO SUIT THE TIMES. 0T Ttrnu Cash. julyl M. GRANARY, DEALER IN WESTERN PRODUCE, FAMILY GROCERIES -and Plantation Supplies Generally. BEGS leave to inform his friends and the public at large, that he will keep on band fresh and full supplies of all articles in the provision line, which he will sell on terms to suit the cash bn*i» of trade. A liberal share of pat ronage is respectfully solicited, at his stand on Third street. julyl NICHOLAS WAX, DEALER IN WESTERN PRODUCE -ani> FAMILY GROCERIES. IS constantly receiving, direct from the West and other quarters, every tpecies of arti cle required for Family or Plantation «te. He has Increased facilities for obtaihing supplies, and is determined to keep up with the demands of his customers, and to deal uritli them satisfac torily on the score of quality and price—his motto being "Quick Knie» and Smjill Profits.,* Mr. R. IIOt'KMAN, well known to our citlienr, will be found "behind the counter" ready to at tend to business calls. Please drop in at the old stand, near the Court llouxe, where we shall be happy to see you. julyl-tf A. BLÜM, DEALER IN DRY GOODS, GROCERIES, PROVISIONS, And Plantation Supplies Generally. ALSO, CROCKERY, TIN, WOOD & WILLOW WARE Store, Cor. Africa and St. Napoleon Sts., BATON ROUGE, LA. DETERMINED to keep a full and well ■elected stock of articles such as g» to make up a first-rate variety store, A. BLUM hopes to merit and receive an increased amount af pat ronage. He respectfully invites bis old customers and the public at large, to continue their calls as usual, assuring them of his determination to please and satisfy them in every particular. july6-t.f 0AMILL0 QUINTERO, DEALER IN HAVANA CIGARS, Smoking and Chewing Tobacco, SNUFF, PIPES, ETC., Corner of Third and Florida fltivets, BATON ROUGE, LA. IN addition to hi« large assortment of the best bramls and Qualities of all articles in the line of a Tobacconist, CAMILLO QUINTERO„ keeps also on hand a choice variety oVJfotiocs,'* such as fine Pocket Knives, Stationerg, etc* to ONIONS ANI> POTATOJES. 1' barrels . New Crop, at retail or fcy ih» bid 1-J Prices less than i» N/W Orleans, Which he.nvites pubUc attention, guaraotee.ng to give satisfaction 10 all customers. julyl-tf ■ » v *■'* less th*D ip NrfVr Orleans julj27 j0sqö4 beal. A. S. ARCHER. WJI. HENDERSON. AllCHER & HENDERSON, FORWARDING & COMMISSION 3vc;EiRCMCA.2sr'rs, <—and"-\ GENERAL STEAMBOAT, COLLECTION •—AND— PURCHASING AGENTS, Third itreei, Baton Rouge, La.. RÜPER BT PUMIj&IOH to : Capt. P. D. Pratt, | Capt Jno. McLean, N.O. " W. B. Richardson. | H. W. Taylor, N. 0 E. R. Beckwith, Baton Rouge, La- auglO „/f. Jackson, COTTON BUYER ^-And—. COMMISSION MERCHANT, CASH ADVANCES MADE ON Shipments to bis Friends in N. 0, and N. Y. \Offlee Corner of Laurel aud Third Streets, (üäiDSJl THE V BRANDAU BOTH,,) aug!2 BATON ROUGE, LA. F. OTTO, COMMISSION MERCHANT, v —AND—' WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALER IN DRY GOODS, CLOTHING, OÜOCER.XES, r—AND—> PLANTATION SUPPLIES; WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS AND TOBACCO, CROCKERY AND TIN WARE, AND ALL KINDS OF IF E S T E R N PRO DUC E, Received per steamers almost daily. F. tvrro r» ,,eotfully announces to hii friends and customer* and the public generally, that bis store having been removed from its former stand, adjoining Day's Drug store, to the large store and warehotme building, ON THE SOUTH EAST CORNER OU THIRD AND LAUREL STREETS, He is Tally prepared to keep on hand one of the largest and most varied asaortmenrs of the above artices to be found in the city of Baton Rouge. With his increased and increasing facilities for obtaining and storing merchandize, he is enabled to meetaH present and future demands, and there, fore invites the special attention of purchasers to that fact, hoping by a spirit of accommodation to please all, and to always Bell on as reasonable terms as the state of the markets will permit, to secure a lib; ra! share of regular patronage, par* Please call before purchasing elsewhere auglO-tf JOHN TILANO, WORKJCR IN Tin, Copper and Sheet Iron* HAVING established himself again in the above business, in Baton Rouge, most respectfully informs his old friends and the public generally, that he is prepared to do all work in his line. AU repalrlng attended to with despatch. Shop on Main street, near the Catholic Church. augl-tf M. J. WILLIAMS, WORKER IN Tili, Copper and Sheet Iron. HAVING established himself in fc the above business, in this city, Tt-tâfja* spectfnlly «olicits the public patronage. Citizens, Planters and others, needing work in his line,will pleas«, send in their orders, and thoy will be promptly attended to. Work guaranteed. Shop adjoining, and North of Deal's Variety Store, on Third street. julyl JAMES McVAY, ARCHITECT AND BUILDER, BATON ROUGE, LA. tflu Orders left at Uie Hardware Store, opposite the Bank Building, on Third street, will be promptly attended to. julyl-tf , j RätOH ROItgC Msfkic \l Orks y. E. PBCi M. BOBT. L. PBCYIJ. PRUYN & BRO., CARPENTERS, GIN WRIGHTERS -AND— Press Builders BATON ROUOE, LA. Order b left at Jastremski & McCormick's Drug Store, will meet prompt attention. julyl-6tn J. SMOLLEN & Co., MANOFACTOBBBS 0? Tones, ioxuiehts , head-stones, mantels, etc , Corner of Main and Charch streets, , jjntyio BATON ROUGE- LA. i j N,0^ ADVERTISEMENTS. J. 1. WAKJSBN. T. w. OBAWPOBD. WARREN & CRAWFORD, (Sueeeisors to Warren. Glllmore & Co-,) COTTON FACTORS -—AND— COMMISSION MERCHANTS, No. 29 CARONDELET 8TRKÏT, julyll-tim* NEW ORLEANS, LA. R. PRITCHARD, [Formerly Fritchard k Flowe».] COTTON FACTOR — AKÎ) — COMMISSION MERCHANT, No. 53 Caroudelet Street, NEW ORLEANS, LA. fW~ Liberal Cash Advances and Supplies fur nished on consignments of Cotton, Sugar, Ac., to his address. Reference* s l'üqca à K ilboiibhl, 1 P ikï , L apcïhe k B botiikr Baton Roug», La. ) New Orlvaus, La. aug8-0m MAYER BROTHERS, Crescent City Steam Tobacco Works Nos. and 61 LAFAYETTE STREET, S ale« Room— Ko. 51 TclioupHoulax St. MAYER BROTHERS, No. 51TCHOUPITOULA8 STREET, BKTWEEN I'OYDRAS AND NATCHEZ, Now Orleans, I,a. HIALEHS IN J RAF A CHEWING, k MANUFACTURIERS OK Smoking Tobacco and Cigars. C9,A heavy well selected stoclr constantly on hand. july29-tf WM. BT. MARTIN. L. H. MAL ARCHER. ST. MARTIN & DULARCHER, COMMISSION MERCHANTS And Dealers in GROCERIES AND BOAT STORES, Nos. 20 and 28 POYDRAS STREET, N kw O rieiss , July, 1805. To Planlers, Merchants and others : It is believed that with the opening of the South ern Port« to Foreign Commerce and unrestricted trade and intercourse with tbe interior, and with gradual increase in the consumption which most necessarily take place as the Cotton and other Southern Product« can be converted Into money, that New Orleans will soon resume her former position as the Depot for the Products of the West, and furnish the best market tor General Produce. Now as there is an immediate prospect of a re sumption of trade in this city, we beg leave to in form you that, having completed all necessary arrangements for transacting a General Commis sion and Forwarding Business, we have opened a bouse. Nos. 25 and 28 Poydraa street, and we are ready to receive consignment» from our friends We bave also on hand a full and fine assortment of GROCERIES, BOAT STORES, WINKS, LIQ UORS, TOBACCO, CIGARS, ke. Orders from Plantation! and the Country will be promptly attended to. As our House is sufficiently large we will take Storage a. low rates. Respectfully «oliciting a thare of public patronage, We remain. Very respectfully, j u! y29-ln ST. MARTIN k MALARCHER. NEW ORLEANS CARPET WAREHOUSE, 19 CHARTRES STREET, Between Canal and Cnstouiliousc, We have on hand and are receiving a large assortment of CARPETING OF ALL KINDS, SDÜ1I AS— MEDALLION, VELVET, WILTON, BRUSSELS, TAPESTRY, 3-PLY, INGRAIN, . VENETIAN, HEMP, COTTAGE, &c., FLOOR OILCLOTHS, Of all widths and qualities. MATTING, White Checkered and fancy. WINLKJW SHADES, Cornices and Bands. TABLE and PIANO COVERS, RUGS, MATS, ENAMEL CLOTHS, Of various qualities and colors. COCOA MATTING and MATS, HAIR CLOTH, &c., &c. All of which we offer at moderate advances on manufacturer's prie*», far cash. augS-ly A. BKOLSSEAU 9c CO. Piaster of Paris ! Plaster of Paris Î! er BBLS. PLASTER OF PARIS. Just O received, and for sale by^^^^ jnlyl-tf Opposite the La. State Bank. Corn! Corn!I SACKS CORN. Just received and for Ml# by J* ÜttJÄDASS» 100 julyl-tf al. J* Oox. Mam #c4 Ltfe» Ö». lb; êmïïtMmû GENERAL NEWS. M. Laboullaye bas just published a long article in Le* Débats, urging Spain and Brazil to take warning by the convulsions which worked the death of slavery in the American States, and abolish the institution be fore they are overtaken by like calam ities. At the Saratoga ball, English aris tocracy was represented by the daughter of the duke of Newcastle, richly dressed in white, embroidered with pale green, with a zouave jacket, diamond and pearl necklace. Tbe dress, with her !%ht hair and whit« complexion, made her quite attrac tive. The Doubleday court-martial, _ in Philadelphia, spent 140 days in trying Mr. Cozzens, at an expense to the country of over $22,000 and after they had convicted him, he paid $50 to a lawyer, who had released him on a writ of habeas corpus. The carriage which was presented to President Lincoln by a number of gentlemen in New York city is offered for sale, by advertisement in the pa pers of Washington city. Its original cost was $2,000. The leadiug merchants and slavo t raders of Cuba are seeking an order from the Spanish Government to stop the slave trade, and permit African colonization on that Island. They wish to bring in three thousand at once. A spontaneous waterspout was no ticed at Cheshire, Mass., the other day. It consisted of six distinct streams, ranging in height from tea to thirty feet, which seemed to burst from the earth like water from hot pipes. One of tbe most valuable literary collections in the world—the library of the great, Hamboldt—was recently burned in London, where it was on storage in the rooms of an auctioneer. During the war a number of insane men were enlisted as seamen in the United States service, their bounties secured by sharpers, and themselves left without anything. Tbe most pro lific source of supply was from Canada. Miss Eliza Sheenan of Saratoga, has bought an undivided part of Con gress spring, in that place for two hundred and ten thousand dollars. A shark of the man-eater species, twelve (eet lung, weighing 1,300 pounds, and measuriug seven feet »round the thickest part of the body, was caught off Portland Harbor a few days ago. A large number of^Mississippians of the $20,000 class, who were recom mended by Gov. Sharkey, received pardons from the President on the 14th instant. An institute is to be built at Ilights town, N. J., under the patronage of the Baptists of New Jersey. It is to be called the New Jersey Classical and Scientific Institute, and is to cost $ß0,000. A lot of eight acres has been purchased in the most desirable part of the town. The American Watch Company have purchased some forty acres of land at West end, Hudson City, N. J. near the New Jersey railroad track, where they propose erecting a largo manufactory and sixty cottages, as residences for their employees. General Payne, late of Paducah notoriety, has created a sensation among river men by the invention of a new propelling power, which does away with the use of boilers, and causes an immense reduction in tha expense of fuel. It is said that W. R Arthur, has offered $100,000 for one tenth interest in the patent with a view to bring it into use on the Illi nois Central railroad. Mr. John Morrissey is now the leading man at Saratoga. He is the active manager and participator in the profits of the new race-track lately opened there, and it is said will have an interest in the new United States Hotel, now building. Besides this, he controls five heavy faro and roul ette banking-houses at the Springs, all of which do a large business. The telegraph wires between Spring field and Boston were seriously affec ted by the aurora borealis, on Thurs day, and messages were transmitted during the afternoon by natural elec tricity wholly, no batteries being used. At Hartford, Wednesday night, tha aurora was so vivid as to enable per sons to see the time of night on the church clocks, after tha moon b#d gone down.