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FUIillI. La.,'TIUIA)T, JAi. !9, IS9. Da. Waz's DOs informed by a physician of this plas Weld, of New Town, died a few days era. We are also inrtnrmed that five members of the family in which be boarded lately died of the same dis ease.. The Doctor, fbr the last year or two, has peen practicing medicine on the homaepathic system. A Stona BROKEN .OrSN.--A few nights since the store belonging to Mr. Muggah, at Pattersonville, was broken open, and about lit. ty dollars iz mopey stolen. The thief bhas not been discovered. PATTEraasoLLE, CENTREVILLE AND FRANK. Ltn.-l'ie first of these three villages is situa ted on the Atchalalaya,-about eight miles fro,,m Berwick's klay. It has never, until of late, shown much signs ofthrift, though its locatton is peeh as to justify the opinion that it ought to have beeu,years ago, a village pffive tidtes its present number of inhabitan's. It is a point at which the trade of Berwick's Bay and numer, uarn bayous and takes ought naturally to con.-i centrate. It is the stopping place Ior vessels upon their arrival fron. sea, and the point of de. arture for thost outward bound. There are several new buildings nearly or quite completed at this place, and others will be erected during the present year. They have several new stores, all of which do a fine business, and an other one will be erected in less than siz months ! Their merchants appear to be men of much en-i ergy, such men as are a benefit to any place in which they reside. The village contains two meting.houses, and a line seminary which is nearly cui,,leted, and in which two school;. will be cuastantly kept up. The village has! every appearalnc of thrif antd improsement, and we have no doubt that it will cuutijaue to main-. tsi4 that appearance. Centreville is situated twelve miles above Pattersonviile, on the southern side of the bay. nio Teche. It is a small village, but tlhriiiv. it will never make a large place, but it has ad. vantages enough admit of its growing to treb ble ts l.resent size. Several new btildiug. will be erected in the village th coming season. Fasngszr is situated on the Teche, bhe mire. above Centieville, seventeen ztiles lionm Patter manville, and twenty bcee miles Irvin lerwick's lJay. It is well situ ed, and pu.ses-es advanta. which few villages in the South possess. if aom of the moust healthful villages in the 1- , and with the improvements now under plation it wil become tar more desira as a place of residence, than it ever has 'Strangers visittng our village tisually tach preposessed in its favor-in two we hope to have it in a con rition which them to be deighted with it. With public spirit among those.whbo eam of improving the village, we everytting about us in piriar orver *. ,e hbeas"cw.,u& ied by" teache a gh pics in the public hsteem, thr etie g.houea,, and we t is arose respected here than is soubern villages. We have a is a matter of consld. erable couvenie village, but we have afr.er heard of tsos's getting the 6"wu by patronizing a very good chol ra anudote. Nothin that would maske sa epicuse's ey We have a court-house where lawyer their wits to clar the guilty, to wist ad id clelr up iisty ones, to "pull jurors eyes, and endeavor to sieve what they themselves disbelier make even body believe 'hat the cause th rvocate is founded in reason, and endor juyice and the laws of their country. We have a jail, which is kept by a portly qld f.l4o., who keeps the cells and ddttirept apart. ants so neat by broom and whitewasiw , and treats the prisoners so humanely, that sune ou them have potitiuoed to stay there after their ;taqe was out Some sailors in his espoy told l4'q that they never had ball so guod far pa i board of their vessel. We have plenty of seer. chants and moechanics, two classe that do wpwve oM buid up villages than all other classes com lined. Our a.secbaus lay in ample supplies fur the warket, they hate experience and talent w.ich securesuccess in4heir businass, and they ca and sill give their customers as g.oo bar. I *ea' as Abey- can get from New prleans mer- i i. n. ;fe will prove this in a faure article, and we will prove too that our perish is saerirang lo.nisini5 1Jew Orleans merebaaas is pre- a t or We hav e baeaaiiesii tbiplaci e of the best kind ute Mchanical talent, - h We iteend to prove to the public that these ausecdmcs should be well patronized, and that e - mecha. ical work which is done at the aithAbould he done here at homne. We have ilent steam saw.mill, which can be heard stc'iy is the ciUage, and whose incessant cl-'.'g and psll g "makes oureplace appear s agspi tbaq.it rpr y did. Well, are some of the prominept features in thp , poriraiL. shit little burgh. We will &w name some of tbIe ~Ilrvemeat Which will soon t l#aps.ade beas.' We shall have anew coart houae..lieh will add much to the beauty of the Plut-. -We shall have an Odd Fellow's Hall ' -a bricbtdigprg sj b 4.t..l |i0e a tet long 1 40 feet waide, wth an ell 40 by 20 leet. T'he . a.m story will omprise a dry goods store, ai'ks * ty , and a jewelers shop. t .aiiS r., ay a lo tora and ofices, The O th fie OI ,dow'm Hall. Its east rorm oh Main street, a all the ndci Te(7Umoa. We s ywe oc .oL' w thTs a lib.ary ol a thlusand volnbs.AL dI the public sill ýl .helt itfr l tbtSrde a t oP sepeslhns1+ iikl i e bseda av ang. WeLhaveow frJaty memnb e d A l the 4ll$I ity tebHe c.usea. We understand that the saaeimi l&hi ut y Ii el building a all in this poace. Thtyaretroag aoougb in numbers and wealth to do it; and we trust they will. IU these things are .pot all accompli.hed iit Franklin in a reasonable time you may concludt that we and no other prophet, nor the seo of a prophet. _ Mla. BRASHEAR'S ArTICI.E ON "FREE SOIL.' Last week, Mr. i. B. Brashbear presented to the readers of the Banner bi. views upon the: "Free Soil" quetion. lie connmmenced by infoir. ming us that be is ",a rman of the South. a slave holder, born and reared under the influences of southern instituzti,ns." We will not att.rcpt to controvert either of these positions. lie next says he wishes the south to act wisely in this a.fair. We agree with him in this position.' and asill add, that we hope the north may act; wisely too. He wishes a "national spirit to be aroused," I and "all of nominal right, and something of es.! sential right to be sacrificed on the altar of pa. trioti-m." This is all very well,. it he will ap ply it to the "Abolition and Free Soil palrics of the north-who are so clamorous, and avari. t cious fr Caiitornia, whose acqui-ition they nt first condemned, that they are bIiiling over with h impatience, and aish to prohibit the introduc. tion ol slavery into a territory where it is utter ly impossible for it ever to exist. The noise and legislation upon this matter appear to be t intended more to show their authority, and tori aggrasate the south, than for any other purpose. ii It is probable that not one out of twenty of the , emigrants to Calilornia is in favor ofintroducing slavery into that country. If Congress were t9' institute, or pernmit the existence of slavery in Calithrnia and New Mexico, the inhabitants would abolish the ins'itution as soon as they could be permitted to enter the union as states. t It is evident that both the North and the Southi are quarrelling about mere names and shadows. i t the matter about which they are disputing being ; unalterably settled-but not settled by the northI nor by the South, but by the inhabitants who I are settling, and will continue to inhabit the i territory in question. We claim that the in. a habitants ofa territory, hein that territory is brinrmed into a state, have the right to legislate 1 upon slavery in the state, but that Congress;: have no right to enact fr that territor laws t which are as fetters to the south, but which en. i batice the power, influence and resources o: thee, north to a vast eatent. Ilhe undivided interest e which the south hase in that territory is at once; s annihilated by such an act.. Is 3Mr. Blra-hear, like the needle in the mariner's eoUmfrnpass, appears to be strongly inclined to the nurth. lie speaks in language of tenderlne-s o: "' our northern brethren, and in terms oi Iirter reproach against nrlhr deusagogues.l. Is lie `" no southern brethren on whom he can laiih his i naiownal affections t-and to whom he can at. e hibit some of his "national spirit"? and are there no free soil, Abolition demagogues at the north? The tone ofhis communication appears mauch like tunes that we have frequently heard unorth of "Mason and Dixon's line." :h Mr. lirashear states that the enlightened tb southerners often admit that "slavery is an ab. In solute evil in political economy, and an abstract we wrong in morals"; and he iamnediately end:,r. r es the sentiment which he quotes, by pu'ting thequesion-i-' WihA whatuface, thea, C'a we props to oar northeru brethren, the ertension Sof this peti.ial evil and this moral ratbeear r. eeds wiorym We hardly know whetah i r' ebriatmt Mr. Brashear the child of David Wil. d metuorrC sius M. Clay. Certain it is-thti4b er would be proud to claim the paternity. *We regard the mixture of the Atrican race among e the whites to be an evil of great magnitude, e whether they be slaves or freemen; that negro d slave labor is miserable enough, but that free, negro labrr wou'd be infinately worse ; and that Sit is dull music and iihtional to raise a noise about slave labor, when we can have nothing in its place but free negro labor in case we at. tempto remedy the present evils of slave labor. Many at the north will not open their eyes to fact, (and some at the. south are equally that .negro labor in any shape cannot with white labor, that the northren' the advantage of having their labor j I per by white people, and the south must alwa the disadvantage of having her I labor byblacks. IThe the "constitution invokes the an. thority of th is legislating for the District I of Columbi he tentories," and the clos ing' tdb- oh Caimicry" and " the court of poasi "are rue produc. tions of southorn soi. must have sowq the seed, and the pl thae been transerrred to s',uthen soil '. er origlina. ted in the sugar lands of A Wltltist read the coatitution again. . d.ew her the paricular and ertraor sr which he refers, If we do not succe in find. ing st, we shall have to drop a line to Van Buo. rea, inquiring lot the latitude and longitude of' the clame in questmsa. As it regatds the lim set up by the south to the larger d.tre of our territory acquired by a ndommon treasury, this is the first time that we have been apprised of the fact. We had thought before that in these conflicts between the north and the south, southern men are quite' j well stise.ied to hold their own, and "save their' bacon." The acquired territory west of the SMississippi river which the South have con. I sented to see linked to the free states, is do sulficient oiagetuade and importance to off. set against Louisiana, Florida and Texas, which "to Mr. Brashear are so many monuments to northern forbearance. As it regards s!avery being insti:mted in these states in violation of, Northern conscience, we are unable to conceive' how he aryives a this conclusion. 8:;very es. tsted in them all when they were territories under nane. and Spain, and the north permit. ted them to enter the union as slave states, by: the same rule that the south permitted Ohio, In. diana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, &c1 to enter the union as free states. We are un. ablee see bow the north can with propriety' lay hlaim to any ogcommoa lenity ia this affair. Mr. Brashear seems to think that the northb aIe 3:=daty bouand to legislate upon slavery in the District ol Columbia. Why are they under t -uch aligations t Maryland and Virginiai hbas shown the ginerosity to make the couutry' a present of ahmundred equate tiles of land, whose locatib; makes it of great value to the hvuerirtsent Is it ight, jest or generous fe m ont º . ude ths donation as as engine of l war againt she donuer to snake it an aboli. tiunist hurt fliIwhich tt re upon the sauth-C a free soil deport from which to send forthi' e ifoods of documents, dpapers, pamph!ets, tracts &e &c by which to keep up a co,nstant o'ar ile t' een the north and the south ? \\e think not. lit we do think it would be proper tar the Lis. SI ict ol Columbia, o 'her own accot d, to Cdli ;, r tile institution of such laws as tnai pre iett tihe, introduction of slaves into the dtatrtct, and do away ii possible, the sale of their sLaves at pub. lic anction. T'he.o are harped upon by northern men and tfreigners, and always will be while they exiat. The idea olf Siiing slatve at the capital ofa free country is commented up. on with seventy throughout the world, and the ;south sutlirs more and more every %ear on ac 'count of the existence of' ths practice. We have no hesitation in expressing it as our firmt belief that the boundaries ofslavery are marked un alterably, and that all that the s.outh can n'iw hope to do, is to enjoy the possession of consti tutional rightt in the states where slavery now exists. It is tolly, and madness to q'aarrelatlout mere nominal right. California is gone--let it go! The north have already swal:owed her. and New Mexico with her. 'Thl b,,id mines of the sacramento have settled the qua-,-tioni in fa var ot' the north lieIre ('ongre-s has haI time to get faiily awake. Iue co..tsttulional light: of the south in regard to slavery ill the slave states are clear, positive, and cannot he evadedl. The limits, rights, position, are all pIainlb marked out. If she will but turn iher atten, iil to her true interest, and seek to intrusiuce inr. provements in all branches of industry, to de pend upon herseltf; to develop the rich resource which she possesses. she will thrive, and will stand firm in spite of the storms which may threaten her from the north. In regard to lhe "southern platforms," a "sep. aration ot the union," "standing by o.r arm.," the "point of the bayonet" &c &c. we th:ank lr. Brashear's view are correct. Such stuff has bad its day, but the ifarce has heen played over so ofien that it now neither excites inter. est nor commands respect. A division ,of the Union ! a civil war between the uorth and the south ! how radiculous such ea idea! N.aihern and Soruthern demagogues migi:h gJ to war-it would le a very interestrung spectacle f: r th!, people to look upon-a Ki!kenl y cat tight. which would be rich and liul otitlnterest ! lut the so:er an.l ariotic btoth orth anid - uti have no notion of any thing of the kind. I hey nt only wail not engage inl a stat"i:'. ntuicih tight endanger the unin, but thei wi;l :.,it penut, such to exiat. \either our 'a"!hus at the south, nor th' ;arrisons at the notlth, guide the destinies of thiº uatioa. For all such uttrsiit" there is a popu.ar veto, u hch acts as tIe great safety valve to the nation. Let .\l,.iitiuar and nulliti:ation rave, and threaten, and swe at, -our country, our institutionns. our governmlrtenrt are strong enough to stand all taas, anid e. athet even biac er anit wilder st orms, .ad st:ll s.tand upon a firm, steady, and abiding tiundatiun. ' . . .. . . . . . . Ii A Nortse I CoKGSa.ss-EXTitA MILE.ce. i Greeley, of the N. Y. Tribune, and repreeniua. tire to Congress from New Yurk, has ciated. !iquite a sensation among the people's servuant' at Washington. lie hrst charged them, with) t:aziness, and a non-pertfot mance of their duty tou their constituents and their country. But thisi wouldn't do. They ran over him ""rough shod'' and trifled away their time in a most scanddues manner, remaining in session but an hour or two each day. He put the "land question" to t helmt that wouldn't do. They generally act as though they came to Washington, each ond for his own private amusement. At length he brought up a question in which almost every member of Cooirress was personally in terested. A list was made out showing the ex. act distance, according to authentic documents trom the Post Office Department, from the resai. 'deuce ofeach member of Congress to Wash ington City, by the nearest pod route, and also Ishowing the estra distance an* tra amount) Icharged by each member. r7 r came home Ip their cowumlen w' to lie neat tir pockets. this table, Ibich the member of .C gtess could not, and dared not call erroneous, 1r. Greeley] was charged with demagogueism, slander, andl a sort ol moral assault and battery upon Con. gress. Greeley insisted that he brought no charge against any one, that the law was in fault which permitted such a useless waste of government funds, and that it was proper for them either to show his computations to be er roneous, or to correct the law which permitted ,so unreasonable charges to he paid. The following is taken frome the table pub. lished in the N. Y. Tribune of the 27th ulL: Ecem of Miles by Illtes .MiesFe smesge Post route chsrg'd charg d charged A. G. Brown, Mias. 1047 2230 $1666.00 $1026,00 Casttkhart, ld. 660 1.06 1446.00 916,000 Tenn. 730 1000 800 21t , . 194 524 2019,20 1016 Isaac , L.. 1t81 2600 2080 1066,20 Cbs. E. Mich. 604 1230 984 500 s. w i. I150 2800 2240 1286 Usage of the Hoast, $47.IUSM State s thes .ee, 14.s1,40 I This force tor a fact weih ould be re m all-that is, that when our public servants re receiving unreasonable allowances fur their ser. ;vices, they will not let go their grip on the part which in justice does not belong to them, until i they are compelled to. If Mr. Greeley had not taken this matter up. who can tell bow lung this abuse might have continued If Congress will now sustain the present aegulations in re.j lation to mileage, what can we think of such a Congress ? The law, and not our representa. :tires, should be considered in fault at present, but if those representatives now sustain that law with aSull exposure of its errors bet;,re them, if they will vole that they shall receive from n40 to $100 for every day's travel, when the es-1 pe.se is not more than $5 or 6,. we can la) the charge of didmo1 at the doors of such as insi- tupon thepe mileage allowances remain ing as they a:e. Let us examine a few instances of exorbi tant char8e; which will show the true principle involved. Chas. E. Stewart, representative to Congress from Micbigan, can travel from hi. place of residence to ashington in less than eight days, at an expense of less than 840.--, He is allowed $815. Deduct 840 from ~t615, and we have 8575 left, with whit h to p'.y Mr. Stewart for his eight day's journey from Mich:i a to Washinton. T'his shows that he gets the stm of l71 87 per day in going to and returning from YWaahinton. The repro sentatives from this State come in for still a Ia-. - catalrii ( . Iil" can Irat el to a ti nt *o in ten ds s, at an expernse o, $i.3. I hj ... - antce lie receiies is $112t1: $1 i deducted r leave- ..8.t. which,divided Iy 10. shows that lhe rece'ive . 897 ir dao in goig to a4nd a e:uin. Situg tianu \\ asi.hgtun. 'lThe iili'.age .al. owed to all the memlbers of " Congress s is l iili'g S[ I titiih t ' li ' il wui,hd I pa the cprlnsi ' i!t all il themll to Calilfornia at ts) (' each, anld leave themir a little change ii their uuckets after they get there ; rid I" they ilo nlt aInlld the law ILd regulli;lnsll in re:l. tion to their miileage, it wuuLd not be amiss to ship themr all o:f tI the gll region, and drum fup a new recruit of representatiies that will ,ertto their mns.ters, the r.ear I.opYI, a little imore itihily 'ii i" irule-.youIrscl.ol -flar priiciple should I.e attended to, 1and leinledsed. "'RLE BAVERr. .-'Who is truely brave ? Ii it he who face. the cannon's uI1ciI hi. andtl aiir. ples izidilthretally upon the iiead alld the dn)I 'l . or the duelis.t Win sets lii-uiiet up as a imak Ito be' shot at ? or is it the reckless .:dv enturer who, alone and unprteected pienetrate into mcivd. izid countries. aryl tisits tribes i. ~tsLag."s and cilnibiial' .\,. it Is none of thee.. Hut we h-bre tex:uiple o' uilry brave, n v LaVt' brav men ni thin vill:it, anrd we can stie t.t' he.n i v. \e reier to tIhue res-elute, self denylilig, determlin e-d spirits, that -ay to the appeites utider ttiii control-'This Itr shalt thou goi, anid uo ta.rther" -persons iwho, though their appeti!es ftr ar- J dent spirits had become like lire shut up ill their bosoimln, wllaose passicns ~r intoxicatilng, ,.rink had become almost tu poweriul to be re-iI sisted, aind around whonl temptatiolns are dailyI scatteircd thick as the leave~ ofautulnu, still dir.' lileratel"y say within thrmniselves, anid before God and miiin-"' I will ,esther mde:Ac, buy, sell nor .usc as a brt'iairrgc. an.c l Slirletoius or ./I lt,i Liquors, hline or cide r." uchi do we esteemln bI are, nioble len. There is a imo.J gradeur iii that resolution, there i. a nobletesI of soull inldicated, as he dayl alier day battles with his i tur bllehit aplpetites, ur:d i victor in every Iray.'] \\ ho tl:at hls is tr seuli red the horrid gruw niºg: (t anr Ili ini.ite's appe.hte. can know how l I t'we.rlil uiiut be the silret whrcii can success.'l I',y ctli'i;ol it ! Aileiander cunluorued the wurid. e biut h- was not bstrurglg enoughl to conqllor a i;nirdriad s alpietite, and died a ictiim u its re-. en.tltess grasp. 'Tlina not lighllyv, thenI, of the iiian who lights anid wins this battle Ia lhieh pr'v- I ed at.l to ani A.li-:rtider. \\ can but feel the iO.I p:u! . und respect for such nue--hey should conieii.h I univers-al re.pect. Tin111: .IODn- A.wI'tsr.--1V' Itkie, ip 1 th " aw llle1an lsal'ers that there i' aci c).iu"y Ut uiod"tel artists" giving nightly ebxillbtit, u. t. Oilleans. The newspapers genteral iy spea k quit tamely about the matter,as they wouid speak !about a theatre, a public lecture, or a concert. We know that there are objectiou. to giving Ipublicity to these indecent exhibitions, ou ac S! count of such notices operating as uere adrer.: tstueme.ts to direct public attention to them. It' 0m4o seems objecttonable for a combination of ;rakes and alandoned women to be peregrina. I ting from city to city, scattering mural pollution wherever tbglrq A de,'ency, and pro., priety, and a ng to institute customs' originating vilest idn most alano Cduoned charaders. Why are such ntrages and public indscecies permitted to existt Where Sare our laws for the ,romi n of societyl against public anisan.e?-i - re are the ftrends of order, virtue Mdd lity ? Public exhibitions, in which licentMtuss;ad hbscene acts have been artfully presented to fashionable au. dieuces, have been increasing is numbers and in vulgarity for years. The ridiculous and in. (decent caperings ,of imported prostitutes, who audaciously placed themselves upon the stage as "urmdel dancers," first showed what imposition the public would permit to be practiced with, impuunity, and now the 'model artists," a corn. pany of fpi ales in a state of nuitty, are offered to the puldieas a refiuem.unt upoa obscure dan. cing and other indecent pubic ezhibltions.ý The reckless enemies of respectable customs1 and usages in society have instituted the whtle catalogue of vile perlut mances Irom the dancing) of Fanny Elaler and Celeste down to the model artists and polished libertines, who undoserved.; ly occupy high places in society, assist in ren. derinIg popular, that which should be hooted from every comnmuqity where it claims an au dience. The Louisville Courier denounced the exhibition of the model artist as shameful, andl stated that the troupe was comtposed of a gang of proalitutes." The editor was prosecuted for' libel, and damages lata at $o0.000. He how. ,ever proved the truth of his statement to the en. tire satisfaction of the jury and the public. 'I he severestuof laws should be instituted aginst such outrages, and those laws should be pt itsp eze. cutioun in the most prompt manaer. If such. characters are permitted t. estatdef&tcp.alt laws of decency, all respectable usage is .oci. 'ety and, persist in sending forth their peruicious felseal t° os gg pl t w go 5 of will be threwr opesnd SteratMe ~dte britg GOLD IN CALIFORN . Carriages in Franklia The subscriber has ,,n hand at hie estab ish. imnent in Franklin and for sale several Car. mriases of his own and northern manufacture. One family Catrtage with detached driver seat; one lilht Barouche; there Buggies, with enam. eled leather tops. Also an assortment ol Her. hlaess, double sod single; silver and brass plate titounlings. Carriages repaired to a superior st le, andl warranted to be good as new. Pri ces moderate. SAMUEL SATTERTWAIT. Franklin, L.-, Jan. 25, 1849. Notice. The inhabttants it tite Parish of S'. Mary are heeby untfied that their State, Poll, Maill nod parish 'l'axes are now due; and unless the& samen are paid within thirty days Irom the date hereof, I will proceed to collect the same wtib. out delay, with cos:s. B. A. CURTIS Sheriff and Tax Collector. SherstTf office, January 17. 1849. Serrant for Sale. A Girl abut l8 ye.,tr ol ae, a first ratle Seamaress and hose girl. Aptlv to j11 MdMN& RIQUERAND. Proceedinugs of the Police Jury ; of the Parish o0 St. .Yary. vlonday'. Ja:.iary 13:h, 1349. t 'ihis being the day ixed t;,r a stated meeting ,f ble Police Jury, the same (net. Present .I.t \t ard, Ader,o-n M.1ss ; id. N L Provost; f 4th, d,. N. L elierin ; 5th do. John 11 Foote ; Stih uo. 'Ths J lUo.ter ; Tth do. Iliram Ander. tn: th do. lkenj. HIudo: I0th do. Wm. Puamphrey ; Ilth do. Valsin II. Rentrope. Ab. sent :- a heo. iayv, R WV tlarris, John Barris. On motion N. L. l',ovost was elected Presi. det pro humpre. the l'rr-ident being absent. I hbe nonute of last tmetlh:ig were read and appioved. The Police Jury proceeded to elect omfcers tr current year when the following were de, c!ared uanantously elected: R. N. .\lc.\il.ln, Cleak; J. A. Dumartrait, Trea-ure.r; B. A. Curtis, Collector; J. W. Ly man. Pl'hysican. (On muotion Resolved that the Parish Printing for the year 1.49 be and the same is hereby aIjladicated to Daniel Denttett at the same price 1llld ,.ii the saslle condition as contracted for ttith Io!,bett Wilson last year. Sunldrv l'eti;iu:, in regard to the appointment .1f thach l'il·ts here read and on motion laid n ItII I' ia.e nt I inext mneetg. 'ht (iu,,rtn;tee heretia.,re appointed in re :terene to sIepairs in iuIic buildnags made a re p''at w hich on motion was laid on the table sub j:'*t to call. The petition of Sundry Citizens in the"Au Large" pravging the laying olPofa Road to Cyp. Sreamnrt. amnd the Petition of the St. Mary Blues prat ?iig tar leave to orect an armory on the SPublic Square was read and oa aotion laid on the table until nekt meeting On .Mtion of r. J. Foster Resolved that a Committee of these members be appointed to exainise the road leading from Franklin to W. -. H-larding's plantation and the Bayou Yokley and report at the next meeting the best mode of putting said .Road in permanent repair-The Presitent appointed Messrs I'umnphry, Hudsoq and Foot on said Comnnittee. On Motion of Wm Pumphry Resolved that Iliram Audlerson be appointed a Committee of one to make :uch repairs on the Public Road I'ading hrn fi"acklin to W S Harding within the 5th l,,ad D)istrict a' he may deem necessary u'til nexit tliectin. of the Police Jury and that I:e he and is hereby authorised to draw on the 'Tt'asurer tlr such amount as Illay be necessa. av ti carry into etlect this Resolution. ''the Petition of Joseph Castanier praying !eave to erect an Oyster house on the Public Square was read and on Motiun thmprayer of .i id Petition was retused. On motiirn the President appointed Messrs. Footer and .Aderso,:. a Committee to settle with the Paris' I'reasurer. The flilowing persons were appointed Road Commissioners fir the year 1949: 1st Ward, Baron Iayard, 2J. Ward, Norbert Provost ; 3d Ward, F. A Frere; 4th Ward A. Mc Williams, 6th Ward IV H Cook, 7th Ward W S Gordy and Ade!ard Carlin, 8th Ward Jo seph Charpen tier west side, David Robbis, E. side ; 9th Ward Washington Smith, west side, Jacob Halimnau, cast side ; 10th Ward Edwin, Stansberry. ' The petition of John C. Gordy prayinag -e-a, pensation for boarding, nursing and buryl 'John Finaghty was ,end, and on motion of I Foster, twent.five dollars was allowed him. This motion having been rec.asidered, on mo tion 6f Tho J Foster, the sum oftwenty dollars was allowed said Gordy for burying said Fia The following accounts against the Parisk were taken up. passed and allowed: JR Milmore for making plan of repairs of Court house &c., $10. N L Provost for fees is Jjstiee of the Peace in criminal prueecu $491 J A Tessier, fees as. ofthe Peace in rim. inal prosecutions, $3',28 D). Dennett for printing in fll for year 18468, $75,00 J. Emison & Co., for iron f* bell and re pairs on Clerk's office, 86,50. A G Vincent, for fees as oonstable in crio. nal prosecutions, 4,50 Jean Deyris, for fees sq costable in eriminal prosecutions and naiig~ig election 7th Nov. tast, $5,47 J A Knapp atten eltsetion as eoostable $7,tO L. Dartest do do do 4,80 EMount do do do 6,00 Julius Smith do do do 3,00 O 1. Omsby do do do 4,l D Purdy, do do do in 1847, and holding three inquests, $79,30 C. Triplet hauling dead cow, and digging graves for Rhodes and Finagbty, $10,75. B. A Curtis, sherifffor posting election neti. ces, 814,50 E. Howle, lumber &c., for jail and fees in criminal prosecutions as constable $26,50 W W Rice for fees Justice of dtb Peace l1 prmiecttions,. @1,4d - - Allen d Grout, holding pest modem ezamal. lion. $10. X ibert, making etel r' course. N. L. PROVOST. President pro ten. R. N. McMrur.w, Clerk. A true extract from the minutes. R. N. McMu.ria, Clerk. L. R. CUiTI$, AUCTIONEER, Tenders his services to abs citizens of the Perish or S. Mary. 11 I Paper and Paper-UM*alm. IWe Ivite ,tarenuion lu a large end basad.es supply ul wll pasler. buderlan, scrmes, wma. dow btuuds, &c., ju.t received and lot sale by ',tpt - J. W. & K. E. TALBOT. Notice. I have appointed W. W. RICE, EI.., of tlis pl.ace, my general and special gent sad Atortiey ; arrl all persons hinag claims Mgasust nce or being ridebted to me, will pleasO ,se'~, watl bus. R. WJ.ON. " Franklin, Jan. 18, 1849.