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DR L. LIDDBLL tenders his
pefeelinaI sarvce Ito the people of Ray
vill se, sel rwmuling neighbonrlod. I
The Dnctr will be bend at his nAce I
formerly erupied by E C. Mntnswmery. on
the nortlhwest eornelr the esmert house sqlesre
S or at · i re.sdene* in Rhyls' aIddltian to. r
Rlaytrile, on auns atlert, 300 yards toutih,
alene prrlessionelly engaged.
J. WV. WOODLAND,
General Insurance Agent.
MONKRO i, LA.
Represeutiug the followia ,...,; axiee: E
Liverpool & London A Ulube,
Phbeni: of enokieyn,
oesth British & Mueteutile,
Meeguies & Traders,
Lendun I fierasmire,
aeuslsh Uena & National.
"The diltemee in the east of the Rear an
the PeeIaon Insurance is but a tride; ihe tlijr
mwese in case of low may be s.fliient to
heanrupt gee." seoat 8W-Ir. '1
ATT'Y AND REAL ESTATE AGENT
Will regularly ttend the Courts in the par- so
il*e, of Rkiabland and Freeklin, and lsee- he
where tuen hemrs reqires. it
Lands bought, sold and exchanged or,
Unimproved and im-rsved lands in large
or small traits now on land for sale.
The enimpeved lead is covered with a
variety I large tiuher, saobsle in quality
*ud isniest in quanty for tmost n y pur
The inmprvem laud is suitable to rier.te.
al peerposes. psee.ian a darl sandy .il the
fertility of which is excelled by o onncoutry it
These lands are eoavenietly leeoawd wle.
refeasen to railrm is, mvitgable streams.
ehesehe, whenrls. ee.
eheehsh, whals, etc.
Title prect. Term reasonable, pyable in
aenual inhellmaseer cheaper for ash. Cor
iRiyvle. Le.. MailO. 18I.
WILEY P. MANGHAM.
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Rayville, Richland Parish, La.
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Abstracts of itles furnished en short notice. i
Atea laeh matien as o quelity of hod dand Cao
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A. T. EVANS, M. D. N.
PHYSIOIAN & 8ONROON. (.
0ge his presir sesrviee to the J.I
ahiarasof Dalth and visieiry. Sptcial asse
ite gives to diseases pesliar to weoeen.
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READ THE FOLLOWING: :
We Ie e established a eheap b k.lbuying
bureau in eenemmetinm with our generalo t but
his :es. utmlerrthe nseparate Department hwrn,
L.as THE SOUTH W ES.TERN
LIBRARY ASSOCIATION I
g, thabrough which any one by becoming a stem- a
o er of J al m Asomaition paay purchase arny
Mar, hooik sold through the general trade mt tihe
a s regrular wolesaie price. by the single volumar
ui s He have arrangements With the leading pub
isnhmers thlsamhet the country and will save to
our mnemher front 25 to 70 per cent on the
retail pIrice el Jaink ad periodicals. "The
Prn.ml 4( thle pudinta is sli the ealtin.'" andl
ý* lme fnlwisaim smal list will show a few of a
tie Pevrteics of whlmat we propnse is do.
WEBSTER's UNABRIDGED ItCTION
ARA. reulnar prire $12 m0 t, nembers Sil 4o
WORCESTER'S UNABRIDGED DIC- al
EIONABY, regalar price
$12 on to members$7 40
DANTE'S INFERNO, Illistrated by Dore
regular price $ 6 on to nembera $2 no g
PARADISE LOSI, Illuestraed by Do. T
regular prier $ 6 asn to emhers Ia no
MACAULEY'S HIsTORY of ENGLAND
5 volumes price 5 oo o memberl$1 36
anld )cl.kel Complerte works 15 vole i
lill- prie Sit$ 7:. to memrnbers $5 9:.
to We have tholemoands voluiies sfna:arl ti
chleap. W'e can liralith all ht( leadl**.g
uhmiaa%, cheap. Want an agent ill every rcor. e
*.uris'i. Address for Iparlir·mers The Srntl,
we.er-. Publishing Homea, Nashleile, Ten. ill
r F.erylohly u'ea _clnnltoum and honer ovf
rar for coalhs, clds. croup an-l wlh.oping T
cough. It I the best known rough remedy he
ar an d will cure quis-ker than aly other. ('all Ii
Ia- for oltr Family TImroubles" which esplauis li
it Sold by all druggist.
ro THAT FISIT t
lily C.P. nomsaa. w. eia Pror cii
r. A. Siea Leaver Medicine, ot'
a-.s t..l U. S Court oa·st·a J.
eared Liaseas.r heiise. Iyeae
ea s mr yerMe.
cite IbeL ..a, Fase .r Z.tfr
e. year Geue U. . A. Sim. fort
wwa Lirvr lc alesr , I have
anstaiera had to sabstuase t
in Zsillas atese easr Mcdi
wla, but ds'u amer M. e
Dse. We p ish delw a lis e Eaectd bive
ad Commi o ind paris and. keep i ql
tanding fo. gemmeral iL ion:
It cwke Ge a c '. I w tw
I. P. Well; W B Land sad W. T Inslley
e. W. Silrus, B. O Edwards, I. H. Abraah. air
taerLv wAsd. bes .
Slas wa Zs 's msa.
d Commieatd, Lo RIhlonaremery, WIRd kemper
vim i aT l WaTb.
3. P. is, W. A. arahon and PW. .Austin e
of H. P. wAels.)
J. T. Sikes, L D. Edwppierds, 1. . AbCroabh. .r
W. M. Doa tie. J F Wyn,W E Wbttlhlan1
tI ati ma W5.
J. L. Boles, W. cA. ihton and P. H. Austin as
t. R. Jutlire, J Harvey Rhytes, W H Earle.a
ETISTH WARD. 1
E C. Cnles r is Ial autho rsd a Ieikef
·nd reeopt Ill asbrriptio d int
tine latc f. L .r
E o sver MI~C
AITVl ! W 'Von
I mae m, a : M an awd r. a. •
dep R. uiles *,we early as'larn
h ir, a i p .Vssuaed to e llirl Wlt
Iaiit, , Mad tim list "ia ii
od O be beed t
yedeu il r
Ait·:~. '7br ~b F wairY
Following are the yields of some of
ear the sugar plantations as furnished by
the Donaldsonville Chief: Eve,;
Hall, 3,001,535 pounds from 920
cres of cat.e; McManor, 1,450,000
p iunlds from 420 mates; Souvenir, I,
byng _01,448 pounds front 426 acres; Belle
Alliance5 (Assumption parish) 2,575,
R N 000 pounds from 928 aures; Point
0h Iiounas, 1,060,000 poulnds from 350
s,.res; SYlsburg, (St Janes parish),
ti 1,350,000 pounts; Elm Hall, near
,se Napoleouville, 1,835,000 pounds.
the The Gold Dust plantation, on Bay
,ou eaul about three hundred acres,
r of with inmprovements will be sold at
ON- sheriff's sale, Feb. 2, prox.
1 !o Bunkie, says the Blade had
)t h- shipped 2449 hales of cotton u to
Dec. 6lth and cotton need as follows:
* N. O. Seed Co., 550,000 pounld;
.~Southern Oil Co., 500,200 pounds;
[nw. Total 1,050,200.
s 1 Markaville Bulletin: A railroad
as through Markibille is the great de
si: eratum bete. A committee will
59:" wait on maany of our people to secure
ithe right-of-way through their prop
i.- A stock company is being organized
aa in, this town to erect a teloephoue be
tween MarIeaville and Bunkie.
,r r There I eing two lIsea of boats
, conlpeting for the trade of R-d river,
e,.l hasinesa. Jae resumed its wattled ac
' tivit sanod there seems to be a regaln
Preprations for the crop of 1859
are already begun
The holidays paused offquietly and
peaceahly ian this parish.
Red rive.r is in good, anvigable con
dition. The water is steadily rising.
The Arcadia Advance:
The people continue 'to come in
. from every State to North Louisiaaa.
The same paper expects that le
- fore manyn days the roll of the A. H.
and F. College at Arcadia will num
her 175 pupils.
F The Louisiana Journal (Homer) a
S A good anmber of farmers
from Alehama have recentlv
moved into ward five, and will hiat
Shomes and settle. Our people have,
a cordial welcome for all such imnmi- P
re The recent holidays were tite i
it quietest and most orderly we have y
seen in Homer in years.
LadIke Charles Echo items: Ii
Some of tihe J .nausebek party, ee*.
ing the beautiful roses in the open p
h. air in Mnr. Bryan's garden, and it w
being such a rare sirght to Northern '
, people, they called, and when agiven
some of the flowrn they harcdly
,, knew when to quit thankin. for them.
Thie people as a ene,,ral thine win t
are rained here in the South do tint of
appreciate thes things as they lI
The 10,000 aeres of pine land of
. feed for sale in Calcasie is a virgin
Mr. J. B Parson, of Sulphur City, h
was in town on Mloolda. Mr. Par
ans cane here last April, from Iow*,
- and took a homestead near Sulphur
City. He expressed himself as well Io
H. P. Uford, reprsenting the Mitl.
,,asaoles Trihone and Fargo elBpub- h
lia.n, secntlpaied by C. L R.aerts, of
of Ceaelton, Dkshots, are in town. ad to
will remain prospecting a week or tl
We wish the Vinton colony at t.
[nlak Charles, La., a Mrry Chrias- ar
mae anl a barpy new yar. -Vinton cI
An Iwa (nCalcsaie parish) cere
spondent ot the Lae Cuhars Eche
Mr..llers, who visited this e
aion d sries the latter part of 0.-to
iar, has inimatedt his imtention of ti
coming dawn.here in March.l, he hav
ing disaposed of his real estate in
Iows, sad wishe to kw-ate her, and
he ws weil pleeda with the country.
He statea that be will bring severa ul
mere with him.
Shreveport Times: Mr. Stmoa
Obs, the lsere of the Pbeni hotel, tit
ia in the etv witb a full erowo a ex-b
peria,,ed white aistants, umetwr
ing thlirty people from Newr Orleans
The sterptilr baines men, te
Ogihi. £ Thrhmasd, porehased re
tela the tae Itos eor r Lreae ud
Mitass s pets sa wbich they will
have buildt withouat delay a thr e
,sey e iss oeman and akl eeate "s
eerbtem Ssssin 8it tisn
Tb maik betel, Shaveport, br
diB De~moew, of that t city, we
lb the 'Asit betel is the Sth," his
w eslbme een opeed thbis week.
J 5W~t: The rtci
v ad we Ue
it espler so.
Cahlwell Watchman (Columbia):
Quite a number of persons are tiling
a of their houeesteads andi securing homes
by for themselves and families. Slowly
but surely the hublic land is being
120 taken up.
I,- Vidalia Sentinel: The survey of
'Ile the New Orleans, Natchez and Fort
-,Scott Railroadt is progressing mort
sfav-orab,) andl General Jo,!n H. Ri.e,
A5) the Prepidetit, sayv the contracts will
be let and the work of ,raedin. b
a comnIUenced, before the first of Feb
ruary next. mlar this be so, but it,
much at the time is somewhat
short now to organize a workin.
- force and place it in the fielhi this
* month, we think the General should
at have placed his pegs a mouth or two
in the future.
Trinity Herald: The steamer Johnb
In; Howard passed down Thursday
Is; wornuig with over 2000 bales of
d The river is rising fast and is full
.. of big boats.
ill EAST BATON' ROCTOE
p. Baton Rouge Advocate: We lul
,lerstated that the Cubasn plantation
'd in West Baton Rouge is still gritd
n- ing. It will probably finish before
the close of spring.
is Weekly Truth: Mr. King Knox
lr, lprolse erecting, on Jis tract of
Si land between Goverlmnmelll street and
Boulevard, a nunnmber of cottages n,suI
riglht are in proteseis of construction,
at present. They will be quite late
improvement to that part of towit.
- The prize of $10, offered by the
Wilson Sun for the production of tflhe
n.ot corn in one ac-re of land in the
parish of East Felic.ieta, ha.s bee,t
awarded to Thos. W. Tlnmlpson,
who lprduced frm one acre 69 3-4
The Te.he. Pilot (Jeannerette) con
tains the following: I
Quite a numlber of immigrants have
) arrived here lately aun I many more
are expected next month.
Gretna Courier; The Union Oil
C rupany is perhaps the most im
p ,rtant factor in the progress of our
town. Within *he past two years 7
ttih company has made such vast
tmprove menats in the cotton seed oil
industry that it has been found
necessary to erect numerous buiMl
ings and purchase thousands of dol- "
lars worth of property on which to o
extend their work. They are at
present ereecting an oil refiner%
which, when completed, will rival1
any of its kind in the Uuited State.
Ruston C.ligraph: Never since 01
the rush to Ruston shortly after the
establisllment of the town bas there f
meen such a demand for residencee
property. A dozen residences coo N
be reatedor sold and i-tween this b
date and the maiddle of January, if b
that number was to be had. A blan tn
wman can see that it is our school that L
has put the town on the boom. SI
The Thibodaux Star has the fol.
lowing to any about buciness in that St
Busines here, during the holidays ga
Jaa been anpreeedented. We know re
of no merchant who hab had reason th
to comnlain. Every storekeeper it us
this townu see. to have reaped a dr
gliden harvest and only regret. that
,uodne55 done not constinue to be as ne
brisk tihe year ronmnd a at we for a th
couple of weleks past. co
Ouaehbita Telegraph: There has
been a deadlock in the cottou market
fi.r tbhe poest moth, very little of the n
fleecy staple baviteg been moved. t'-t
Uere are now ab-ut 6000 baled oe, et
the yards in Monroe and We,.t sir
The attention of the immigrant h:',
at last been attractedl to this beauti- raIt
ful and fertile Omeacita ountre. We fl(a
should inprove the opportulnity. me
The Point. Coopeo Baner may, rel
that it sems as if one-half of the 1ll
laboring popladton of the parish are h
removing from one locality to anoth ler,.
The Town Talk, hes thi, item mo tio
thbe cst~j.t of apple eulture in Rap- rti
Mr. T. 8peae Smith, of BayRou
Rpid, is read about Mr. MeL'uriW.'e.
KneScd crp of apples, c, nue dai
this wee k r,,aght ts everal ,uUlil the
from one of his trees wCich he avowed at
was te third cropj Mr. ~imon Wel th
breiLet ms everal alseo whirh be m
was positivo were te fourth rop Mi
bias tarees bead bor tds)ear. a
Sitesn Ursees of the Frmers' t
Usios e lave be muited to fwm a the
---operma iv.e ,o at Plhmat HiSe id
wahi west.dee km mmemesd b -k . dA
rsbou thest ofJmsr. du
sT. M liTY.
is): Morgan ('ity Frce Press: 31Mre
.ng white familit-. itav nmoved to our
wl St. Marv H g,li tF:::,uak'in): Our
tug town was crow .l.I .I nIitu, tihe week:
with p-ople fro,.. tit.- ta,'rII1y.
We note with ld.. -ur. rhle Col,
of si'euoua ahsewI.e o, f ,i ti-rr ts ,· t .It
hillarious rowdiism on,st our stret"~ i
ort this holaday tiime.
• ST. LANDIR'.
hill The OPlelouaas Couri, r t!,ilas hiat
il in con(i'el ratijn of short c.rpls ad!
i i the stri iency of the times. tit nu, t
t- of $25,459.8$u, receilpts in the arc c.,l
'at tlector's ,flier, makes a good suttwint. I
ut for the parish,
I [I TANUtiPAHOA.
wo From the Le:lder we quote the 1f.1
lowinjg i|nteresting iteom, whgih givu...
tantgihle evijlenee of the progress
h of Tanuilpahna parish, viz:
Nearly every train fromt the North i
an' Ibrings Ihealth and home-seeking tour- "
of isti to Hamuond. ii
nil TERt.EBaNNE. ,
Houlna Couri r: IusiJeas durin".
the Iast week in Hunua has I.t-e*u
quite brink andll mierchatlts are crrlr.
n- qIHanlitgly haplpr. t
on Pea: -,l ttr,,., in Ilts,m at this s.eass,,, o
,l_ + mphtipally sHlotsx tlhe clime of tl
rerrebmn,e equal to that of the L
of Farauervi:l - Gazette: It is esti- a
m|IIt 1110id lth ll fully olw-thilrl to two- hi
I ifthI of th i.4 1 iton r.,*p of 1888,
raised in L''it.n it'ri~h, is still in the a
in hat44s 1f the plainter. i
The Wyru Deincrat lase received th
S41 s!tPeirnelJ of goIlIl-lwarin,- rook he
l from thte u in of Col. W. H. Jack an
I antl J. W. Bahers, in that parish,
sai l to assay eight ounces of put,
gold to the ton.
Feliciana Seltiuel (St. Francis- I
vill.): Work has not been cogn,
l nwlrhcedl on our end of the new rail
roadl so far as we are advised of S
Whenll it does stnar thoulgh, we pre
ause it wil: go wit lh a rush. tri
Immigration Asseelatle.. act
Office of State Tmmigrat;on Aaociati.n, go
150 Commeo Street, act
r NEW ORLEANS, LA., JAN. 8, '89. I
" To A'ditor RIitland IkeaonA: 151
The following suggestion, dated Ova
Aug. 21st. 1888, for a convention of
former citizens of Alabama, Missis- upl
sippi. Georgia, South Caralina and fl
other Gulf, Atlantic and Middle States the
now residing in Louisiana, was pub- W(
lished and strongly indorsed by near- me
ly all of the press of the State, and fro'
would have been carried on last fall tra
but for the interference of the un
fortunate quarantine regulations and all
other causes. che
The State Immigration Association, Fro
fully appreciating the great necessity '!
for this convention now, as it did then. I
and as a majority of the press of the
North Louisiana, as far as was received b"P
by us, selected Ruston, therefore it in
has been decided to make the call for wel
the dellegates to meet at Ruston, in iror
Lincoln parish, on the Vicksburg. to I
Shreveport and Pacific Railro:ad, on to
Monday, the 18th day of February, e
1889, at 12 m. deg
Residents in each parish from the srv
States embraced in this ell are re- I'
quested to aesenable and select dde- [tti
gates in any manner they please, to l
represent them at this convention. at 11
the earliest possible dates. and notify bili
us of their names and lo:.toffie a4- irt
These delegates, to be former citi- rate
zens of the States named, will select dise
their own offi-ers anil manans anti d*
control the convntion, witlhot an H
interferenr or sua~ge.tion fro:,l l ..'Iret
officers. of the Ntate Inmuaigration As- I !
F'or the p:urpos.:; of Iuincss the tion
nlturer of delegate.s. will ,be, limitt t., UiT
ten frotm each parish, but as many
alternates cat bt appointed as is de- ass
aired. there L,eing no limit to their gar
The hall will ibe hand.omelv de.'o- Texa
rated, appropriate music wrill be C'
furnihled. n,:d evervthimg done to oftt
make the covae·ntia p!lea.=nt and ImU
enjoyable as well as profitable and Com
useful. It is believed that his Ex- mati
cellency, Gov. Nicholls, will rendler tim
all the assistance in his power to make p
the convention a perfect suc-ess..
Distinguished speakers will be in
attendance, and the names of the
speakers, programme of the conven
tion, etc., will be announc:edl in due
time. The following it the suggestion
referred to. it being eontained in a
former circular from this office. n
zw ORLEASS, Ace. 12, 1888. 1a
"Dear Sir-It has been suggested .la
that a convention be called to meet raoM
at some point in North Louisiana, on his
the V., 8. & P. Railroad, to consist He
mainly o foeter citisenas of Alabama, ea
Misissippi, Georgia, Seuth Carolina
aad o Gall, Atlantic and Middle
States, who now ide in Loiia, dogs '
to obtain their statement segarding and
their peauol ~sperienom during eat
their resmideames in this State, whih mei
informatio. to be upplimented by him
data g sai e re ding the pro- see
doctsr and recurmc of the different bh
pari-hes in Loui-iana, is to Ie pub
ire fished in ,.amnphlet tirmandsent back
to their tuiner homes, to be dis
IUr triblutd among their relatives, friend.s
Saoil ot ,.)rs.
cor The holdling of these conventions
'ek and tl, agitation of inmamigration will
,t Lli ian, l goo- abIroadl. and at the
S'sa:ne tiha e lu.ate our own people to
,I it4 iimnl,, rtan,... It is our desire to
t trait i-very section of the State alike,
and for tlh.t rea,on we think it propler
that this cn,:ventmion shouldi be hell
in North Le[:,.:ar:.,. The c'all will ibe
at .4:,4e 1,c 'ho iState Inamigration A -
.1i so ci:ttiý n, a0n: v' e will I e uile,! by
,, the opiion , of a limaj4rity of the prci.
.1 ,f Nul h .,L:,isiaat :: at to the time and
S '.a e o. Ih lIlingr it. If viu tLi.k well
,f ti.; ithe:t. 1,le .-0 ii lica.te in thi.
.cl.,::ns of your paper unit send met
a r(i rl:,.I *, e :,I, .t iltt lint and
Slbime %vo4 tii:Ck ~ ite mliost proper to
l ies lah ltnven:i.,r The State
SLiunzi in, \,ei,'a:i,,l twill obtain
(h.ei'a railroad it tLe at.. will pay the
h "It :t. xl:e.t e s rii the ',4,t llntA i o , alind
r- will also ply I r ri; i enig the procee.l
ing. in l. enl ilet ri, f ,r diistribu-i
SIn ,.,i tlhis it i; not ,our ipulpose
to relx, :.o ii.,ta of interest in t.e
m ovest, a t tI. ring Northern and 1
W ..stern ',tlhrs into Louisiana. )ur
I energiet , in this dire.tin t 11 con- I
tinie just thei. same. spi we will try
our utmost to throw larie numbers ofa
these valuable citizens into North
Louisiana, a= well as elsewhere, but
we must encourage the stream of imn
migrants from the Gulf anl Atlantic
States, who on their westward march I
when they rea'h the bIcutiful and
highly favored revion knan ars
"North Louisiana:. charmel and al
lured by the groat for.lsts. running
streams, fine springi. fertile Ian is and c
hospitable inhal.itints. halt their
caravans and build their campfires on a
Sthe roadside until thy can select a c
k home within the ,r.lers of this invit,
"Very truly yours. q
GEO. MootRa Ai. i'rl eitlent.
H. H. BAKER, Secretary. b
-Iouislanals Offer to immiigrata. E
leme Seekers and C.apitalistl!
Louisiana has over 5.000,000 acres
State lands subject to homestead en
try by actual settlers, at merely nomi
nal cost; and can be. purch.ased in any
quantity from 121 eta. to 75 cts. per
Louisiana has over 2.000,000 acres
government lanl+. suibject to entry by o
actual settlers at mercai namninal cost.
There is re,.istered in the State
Immigration Association's books, at
159 Common Stre,,t, New Orleans,
over 10.000,tr1 acnres of land for sale.
All of the ,bove named lands are D
splendid r r fanning. stuk raising, s
fruit growing. track farming, and has ..r
the finest timber, hwith pine and hard
woods: anil is suited to every depart
ment of agrieulture. at lrices ranging
from 50 et. to ` 100 per acre,. and in "
tracts from 15 to 50,010 acrs. Our hi
association has an arrang 'ment with n
all railroads in the State to furnish
cicheap transportation to all immigrants.
prospe:tors and land seekers, franked
I iy this a:so'iation. er
It is the finest watered country in ii
the world, droughts an, the failure of
supply never occurs; beautiful run
nin g streams, srrings and flowing
wells where water is obtained through th
iron pipes, driven from a depth of 460 o
to 100 feet, at a cost of from only 25 oil
to $100, according to depth.
7"emptralur e. highest recorded 97
degrees, lowest 15 degrees above zero,
average 43 degrees.
IlHvlth, scording to U. S. census, re
lports per contage of death of old peq- o
jIe. places her record second amon gst .
all the States ian the Union for posa
bilities of long life, Vermont being tht
Her position in reference to lowest e
rate of deaths from consumption, a vir
disease very dependent upon climatic
ronditions, is fifth. t
Hler per', ntage of deaths of ehil- qo
,Iren places her above any of the qe
Southern States, and if like popula- in
tiona be irpared with like, her posei
tion will be third or fourth among the
S.She is superior to Arkansa, Miss- P
assipli, Alabama and Florida in re- it
gard to mortality from malarial fevers tax
and only a small fraction interior to
Correspond with or apllv to either i
of the utndersgned officrsie ocs of the State In
immigration Association, No. 159 wo
Common St., New Orleans, for infor- t
mation regarding homes, investments,i
timber lands and other resources and
IsiootE NFWNAN, Sr, Trees.
Ga o. MooRaxs, President.
William I. Pears, a ftrmer liv*ing
near Gainteevrlle, Tex., has beeron o. p
noenced iusante and sent to th eas- ra
lsa at Terrell. !ie lhil tir several iv
.iays shown evite-lee of mental de- Be
rangecnemt, Let was t(ot violetat Until
his matines took a singlar form. th.
He ran out into the yard sed attack. dr
ed alarge dug lying near the doorway. to 4
A sigorme fght es seed, took the
do:'. tongae ia hi. mooth, hit it of
and chewed it up. lIe the. rushed
-ut on l1b. highway an4a~aeked A
msighbor who was riding by, bttng '*
hi- severely. Tie meigbuters fauilty
,he aadma a reek mi neerien1, bi a.
Tabe of Advetitsig RaMs,
R..omm.n,*fedl by the Loni,,anm Pre= As
..' i i 'n for a.'optsm hn I the pa.laishtre of
fUlalry nIuew .ll.:j, r. in tim,'. St , In eptilSg
S.eraiselrllt. frn lm advert.sing genlm.
rantll)l r.? ekertii ...:, oae r.nc h, one time
31 SU; ea. s,..ll.pmet1 l enne, 75c.
.PAs IN ). 3x.,s Gios 93os. 12uno.
I in, $3 $ 5 $7 $ 9 $1S)
S .t,,uh 5 7 let 13 14
3 i, h,.s It. 13 16 1]
S I i,.', "s 7 II 14 17 20
5 u,, hel,s A I Iý 2.) 2 .5
pub- 6 u,..,.s 1 II S I 21 3an
bac 'I tnhees 17 27 4 41 50
S5 :nches 25 44 7.) .) 95
ara.k Arents ne-d not off.r us anytlhitg less ibas
tile above rntes,
ions ('ali muust necomnplly every rtder unlles
hi e advertise,r or ag,.nt is ks.owin to the pr-e.
thie 'urieor to be a resp..n.i.tle I arty.
to .Prof..sionnl 'arts. $10 ('0 per annrual
to r al months.st $, VU itll alIvans e.
slell A Terrlfe Race Rae War.
r 'Possom Trot. Mi,iissippi.
an'd A terrific race war has broken out
well in Buck Shot countay. A negro and
thc a white man becasl- inv,.lved in a
quarrel and the negro was killed.
a'1it Then the negroes and whites, arming
to themselves, ensaged in a fearful bat
tate tie. T'hr-e hundred negroes and
t:in several white inn were killed
the Second 1ti.1, te'a--It was tl negro
anMi who killed the white man.
- Third Dispatch-The negro killed
hu- himself accidentall. No excitement.
'ore Fourth Dispatch-The white man
tl.e was found dead in the road. No out
ani break feared.
)ur Fifth Dis, atch-Battle expected.
- I Whites and blacks all over the coun
try It r arminn the:.nselveq. Great excite
rthj Sixth Diesatch--All quiet. The
hut latest advices sav that a negro stole
Wn- a calf.
,tCe Seventh Dispatch-G~eneral Cotton
rch bale, who hasi jiust arrived. says that
and the negro was arrested for stealing a
A' hog. No excitement.
al Eighth Dispatc'h-Slaughter mc
ing mentarily expected. The negroes are
Lel cocking their guns.
ear Ninth Dispatch--Gun in the hands
onl ofa white man is now being di
itv Tenth Dispatch-Later advices say
what was at first supposed to be a
quarrel between a negro and a white
man was simply a wrestling match
between a white and colored boy.
The white boy threw the colored boy.
. Eleventh Ilislatch-The sheriff (f
Buck Shot county says that the co!
ore'l boy threw she white boy.
Twelith Dispatch-The county
e judge, who has just arrived, says it
was a dog-fall. No excitement.
Thirteenth Dispatch-The whites
"r and blacks are killing each other.
er The cotton crop has turned out well.
A large acreage will he planted next
y spring.-Arkansaw Traveler.
to The shockins, death of Bertna Baum
at ;artner, a tamer of wild beasts, is re
nortsl from IINheslnmth, in Bobhmis.
re During a pu'lie pterforuaasee in a
g, strolling menagerie she entered an
-mil ty cage, and the door of an ad
joiing cage was then opened to
let a lion and a Bangal tiger
in -nter. The lion walked is quietly
r hut the tiger, a fere,.ious beast, which
had three tiomes wounded its keeF.
re croelesel in the doorway, sad
showed temper. The girl lost erve,
cried for help, and slipped. As she
in lid so, the tiger made a spring for
Df ler, and after terribly laherati be
nmsed her body a,out the eage. Half
the atulience ran to the owrua i,, bor
0 ror. while the attendants triel to beat
5 off the tiger by poking hot ironsio the
sae. But the girl was 'ead long be
tore the animal usi driven away.
S The New Orleane ~Stes hats seored
1 one raitiet Relform Tax C(osetor Col
C. Harieson Parker and a elineher at
I that. Iii enfor, ng the collection of
taxes on imnmovable propertv aaiust
t delinqueat tax-psyers Vol. Paker, in
a violation of the law regulating the ad
*ertisement of the property of deli.
Squenta for sale, aivertied edan delis
e quent'e property under sparate head
Sand conclusion, whereas one ge.eral
Iul ua l ead coneludion is sfient. The
mater of alvertising ad ,pted by Cl.
Parker would have entailed an ad.
- itional expense of ahbo $19O000m the
Stax-payers of his distrie asnd prorsed
would have amountsl in many imdi
r vidual ernesto more than the taxns.
a In thisinesaee the States has been
Sworth much more than its subearip.
tioe price to many of its sbsemriber.
The Inimana Advetnce makes this
reference to elue of men who are
rather a drawbeak than otherwise to
Some of the very men who are op.
ponetl to imigration are the iret to
rush iln to meaure the * p an ar
Ivrieing, am tents upon their pae.
But st yet there is not one-tth
Senoufh immigranta to supply fthe de
m and a regiaterel at this ofIce, as
there has been only about two bhu.
dredl families to rrive in the parish
All Aeprcamsepp!ying Cnr ireene ae the
,eec 188O ace h.chp seil e enam 1 wash
•' 9i nf .Set No 101 1* IS# F,-i Liesese
sr de ae od rottertate on J-n'y Io. 15a5,
I DOe '2th. 8le8. LP.M Set ftl
at Sheri and Esa euie Tea " lit,