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NW itLuAN UlN T. JUFE ., is8. ODE TO, LIBERTY. BY THOMAS A BADEAUX. . 'Mid crumbling thrones and shattered erowns, "2be mournful wrecks of mighty States, Sits Fatber Time, .~osae blightig frowns Are cerlatin a titnyielding Fates. What It th Ratio. Whuoee radtiance bright The ohet s clouds of woe has driven As Darkueda' shadowy veil is rlven By Mornain' golden oilb of light t Tie Liberty's. Hers wa the torch tat loeg bad burned 'Mid elssio shadesd of Orre or ome. But wm eshe saw its resd:aeeopate. Theitsoe proud patriot ardo fail. Degeeera4e sink. till f their mind Her voles no answeling impulse finds. In grief she aoed the torch and turned To seek more oongenall home. The deot's heel had sore oeprst A nat. noble, grat and brave, Tuil V inen nerved each valiaent breast etr home and oonntrvd ' rlshts to save. The Bruce the Bflower of chivalry, Inspired by radiant Liberty. Swore, anhe waved his sword on high, To free hia country, or to die, HaL glorions day of Pannockbi . That we!comed Freedom's gidel'un I Helvetla next received the flame. And on her glowing shrlne it blazed ; While veor' manly voice wst rained To break the tyrant's bonds of shane. 'Mid rocy helghts, and hill aid dale, The welcome clarion notes resound, And speedlng swift along the vale. Intrepid hearts responeive hound. Thine was the arm, Immdrtal Tell, That rang Oppreslon's funeral knoll I Heroin Poland rushed to arms, Allured by Hope's delusive hobearm, And as the radiant Queen of night Beams on this nether world, Sweet Liberty smiled on the Right. Hov'ring awbi e with wings onutnrled, But Victory's waning star grew pale _ Heath hostile gleams of Cosack steel,, tnd tn'hnl ca.dnonr awii peaal Smothered the patriot's mournful wall, Ye Kings of earth, of Fieeiom's name The boasted fsiend oh blush for shanme! One voice alone wae raised to eave SaPratin from her destined grave That lule whose accents sweet but firm, Are hreard above the racing storm, Was thfhe O Booly Pontiff io Of wrong, and virtue'n friend in woe. Then fair Columbia, radian, q daeen Inthroned upon the Wee e.n wave, Received the torch that Freedom gare Which wrapped her faun in glurious bheen. And it, in other lards. its gle. in Wan as the last expiring ray t out by the sun at c oe of dav. It here sbone with a steadier beam. At Dut's call the patriot hests Were marshaled by he bravest son, And liberty no champion bout e rt obler than peerless Washington. Bv murm'ring streams and woodlan rovo, 'Where dwelt the Muses tuneful ch1ir, And Pth bts swept her golden lyre, Once more the farm of freedom mrves. Ye. Greece has risen in her power To free her fair but fettered arm; And Islam feels that now the hour Has come, yet sound its i vain alarmt: For, hearken to that piercingory That rends th' afrightedl mldnight sky ! 'Tie from the tented Turkish foe Faling beneath the freeman's blow. That noble and anijetie form, That voce heard loud above the storm, Is Ionzrrls', who in Victory expired, the friend of Liberty. - And may not Memory's wand recall The truggle of a sunny land In which a brave. heroic band T Fo Liberty were doomed to fill ! Where wave the fields of golden grain, Where bloom the violet and thesrnoe, Where mocking birds their witching strain Pour forth, they lpeacefully epose O Liberty, who didst inspire Our heres with thy sacred fle : Thou whose name wil e'er be uong sv poet's hearp and patriot's tongue. Whose home is e'er among the brave Do thouen our country bhie and savo ! THE PROPAdGATIO OF 2OIE FAITH. Brooklyn Catholic Review. We are able to lay before our readers to-day the offinlal report of the receipts of tbhe Soclerty for the Propagation of the Faith daring 1877, and a oomparason of these receipts with those of the preceding year, 1876. For the last year 6.142926 francs 46 oCeontmrs are reported, showing an increase of 211 976 francs and five bentimes. Tiis inrcrease te due entirely to the omore abundant alsr contributed to relieve the terrible distrere in the East. The following is Fe. C Fn. c. France ....:..... .......4 1:724 9I 4 3 1.7153 t18 AlsacLor in aioe............ 20,3 67 02(, 5 itm 70 Germany . .. . 312 o l 64 374 365 99 Belgium ....... ..... 52,937 79 384 430 6ui Spain ..... .. . 7: 729 81 4.546 95 vilvntg.................... . 19 209 40 14.l67r oll en d ..................... 110 :i 77 18 92 67 Portugal ..................... 58414730 1.1775P. Poland nd huo' .....n..... i 3 d 1,4t 50 Switzerland ....... 52.9 6 02 53,203 52 'orthern Europe............ 401 00 455 60 Asia .......... ............ 1.51,5. 16 10,43 81 I Afrld a........t............ I5 i s0 o5.64 0 i North America ............. 122,G67J t10i,615 21 Central America ............ 12 90 South America .............. 41 855 03 53 493 60 Cceanica ................. 10,343 tO 4.203 70 Total ..................5 930,93041 6,142.926 41 Increase for 1l7 ............. ... 211,976 fr. 0c. France, as usual, leads the van in this noble work. Seven dioceses have each given more than 100,000 francs, or $20000. Alsace and Lorraine pr ve themselves French still, and Catholio all1e time, by raising their subscrip tion every year from 1i;9 356 francs in 1874, to 222.00 francs in 1877. T'he diminution in the case of Spain is nut due to a decline of popular interest, but solely to a non-renewael of a spe cial subscription. England has not done muoch, giving only 43 631 francs, while, to quote from the report, "Ireland, always generous, has a found in her poverty 102 547 francs. The dio- t ce of Dublin gave 32,161 francs." t The report closes with a reproach to Ameri cans for their neglect of a work "which con. ributed to the creation end susteu.noe of the now flouriahing chrrches of that vast and° opulent country. Of sixtyeight dioceese or opootolie vicariates of the United States, t twenty-seven have given notbing to the work of the Propgortion of tle Faith,: and forty-one have given a tots! contribntion I of57,294 franc... Tie archdiot s ofNew York is pat down for 16 Al1 francs, bat tiSis sem repreeents the receiptl of the two last years " GCEN .EADE AdND THE 8ENTINEL. Camp News. The following incident, which illustrates the etiquette of the camp and the careful regard I for it which Gen. Meadn not only exacted of others but also held himself to, has never ap. peared in print. It is worthy of record: Riding along the line of the camp of-the B Seventh Pennsylvania Reserve Regiment, one day in 1861. Abe General suddenly reined up 1 hia horae in front of a sentinel, and exclaimed: :' "Why did you not salute me, sir!" "Because," replied the soldier, "I made up I my mind long since that when a gentleman or II an officer did not return a salute the first time I I would not repeat it,"r " What do you mean? Did I ever fail to ii r ekuowledge a salute Id, " Yea, sir. A few days nioce, asyon rode by, saluted yen, and yoe did not notice me." "'I beg your pardon, cir," said the General. "I mast have been absorbod in thought, or I shonid have returned it. It is es mach an cfficer'e dnty to acknowledge thea inte as it is , the soldier's to live it." U iThanrk you, air," answered the soldier; " I shall always onluie ou bere.hfir." Aid bring- tl lug his moeket to a ' prrsent. arm'," the salore was acknowle'grd by the GOC. ril io his most c giraoeful way; aid is be rode oil, tb'th officer and man felt better for "a ·utoal explana lion." '. DE VOTON TO THE 8ACRED HEABT 15 8CBOOL8. Children can Ulndersta'3 all that is Essential. WHAT HAS BEENs ACCOMPLIsID IN ON COL (From the Messenger of the Sared Heart for Jonua * ` . That ohildren can understand all that is essenties for devotion to the Sacred Heart, and that they will eagerly practice it when once it bas been explained to them, is proved by every day facts. In numerous oonvesteand colleges all over the world, the confraternity has been successfully established. We find, in all these institutions, yonag boys and girls between the ages of eight and fourteen, per forming not only the ordinary practices in honor of the Sacred Heart, but, besides thee., cnumerons other sote of piety and mortification of which many of their older assooiates do not even dream. In many places it is onetomary to suspend near the door of the chapel a box into whiobh, at the end of the week, eachs one drops a slip of paper, giving the number of good actions performed for the intentions of the Apostlship of Prayer. The list of Com munions, penances, prayers, ante of charity and self-denial, found in one of these boxes at the close of a month, would snrprise many who imagine that obhildren are incapable of anything but play and forced application to study. We can call to mind at the present moment, at least three such schools in which a large proportion of the pupils are weekly com municants. We have often seen some of these same pupils-merry, fun-loving, quick -temper ed beings-stealing away from the play ground to the chapel, to pray for a moment or two be fore the Blessed Saorament. We have seen them tolerating without a murmur the rude ness and petty perseoutions of their compan ions, or even submitting to punishment imposed on them, by mistake, for faults whioh hey had not oommitted And llh the did in oeder to have something to offer the Heart of Our Lord. Toank God I there are many such schools in the United States; and the proficiency, piety, and good conduct of their pupils show that Our Divine Redeemer has kept His promise of be stowing epecial graces on all those whoebould encourage the devotion to His Sacred Heart. We hope that the day is not long distant when this devotion will be practiced as it should be, in all our institutions of learning. Let up instil an earnest practical love of the lieacts of Jesus and Mary, into all the membl8s of our younger generation, and we need have little fear of shipwreck for their faith or morality. The writer has seen colleges thoroughly re formed and made sohools of sanctity as well as of science, by the t fforts of one energetic man who introduced and fostered this devotion amongst the students. Some years ego a friend of ours was in charge of a large class of young men in a well-known educational institution. In theopening lecture of the session, after insisting on the necessity of labor for suooess, he dwelt at some length on the still greater necessity of prayer. This gave him an occasion of mentioning the pro mises which Our Lord made to Blessed Marga ret Mary in favor of those who should honor His Sacred Heart. From this be very naturally passed to a brief explanation of the devotion itself, and finally suggested that it might be well if the students were to enroll themselves in the Arob-confraternity, and form bands of nine for the officer. The next morning a list containing all their names was handed to the profeseor, with a request that he should have it transcribed in the Register of the Apostle ship. Several of the young men were Protest ants, and, upon being asked by one of their companions for their motives in joininog, ans wered : "Well, of oourse we oan's go to Com mntonu like the other boys, but we can surely love the Heart of Jesus which loves us sc muhob, and we can try to behave ourselves bet ter, and to do something in atonement for the insults offered to Our Lord." By means of a little dexterous management, and a few words of exhortation spoken from time to time, the fervor of the class was easily kept up. At the end of the school year, the result was as follows: Most of the students had become weekly communicants ; thePro testants referred to abwve had been reesived into the Church; the custom had been adopted of making a general novena before every seri ons undertaking-each as examinations, com petitions, eto; the admirable conduct of the class excited particular notice, even in s col ingly rare; the diligence of the young men was snob that the professor bad rather to restrain themr, than to urge them on in their applica tion to study. And these were ordinary college boys, fall of life and fan, and foud of play. There was not a single "mope" among them tither before or after their adopting the de-vo tion to the Sacred Heart ; on the contrary the more fervent of them were the very ones who were continually in demand on theplay.ground to take a leading part in some game or other. Eae of them. whose long and frequent visits to the Blessed Sacrament were a soirce of con tinual edification to his professors, was as ucob envied by the younger students for his ikill in base ball and gymnastics as he was tdmired by his classmates for his ease in uora velling knotty passages of Taoitas and St. Basil. Thets facts will not seem steange to hose who have had much dealing with youth. ions, straightforward lads who can be trusted n all oironmstanoes, are always oheerfol. O0ST OF THE ARMY BEFORE AND SINCE THE WAR. $36 6255Z.1 EQo AciDERD IN TEN YEARS Since 18i1 there has been no acquisition of a erritory except far-off Alaska, where no troops ore now maintained. In theseeseventeen years fe he Indians have largely diminished in num- a oers, and many of thew have become civilized Ls civilization pushes westward they grads- a 11ly disappear, and under fair treatment they f sould, with rare exceptions, not be a hostile it ,bstacle to its advancement. Moreover, the 'acitio Railroads and the almost universal ex- ti ension of settlements have b:oken the Indian naesooe into fragments and have brought trong communities into their neighborhood, a endering defence against them in case of b ouble comparatively easy. As for the border a roubles on the Rio Oranude, they have been n omenated from this side for selfish objects, and ith einister designs on Mexican territory; h nd they afford no reason for maintaining a d arge army. o it is useful to compare the expenditures of 14 he War Department, as set forth in the last' t euprt of the Treasury, for the ten years of , eace immediately preceding the war, and the h en years of peace since its oloee, allowing a * nargin of two fisoal years after the surrender tI it Appomattox for a starting point. The 6 igures are instrooctive and astoonding. Here u hey are in the official form: 5-__.......... s.i 5 s to 19 I - 1.........2$1348 64 Es4 I f ti 3 -... 9 31.498 15 s -ts ...... 85015.,990 ai 24-.......... 1.70,52."87 1ie0 .......... 7 .655 d75 4 5 -t.......... 14,178,-f7 3o 1871....... 35795 291 82 ca.......... 1i st159 0 er I7.......... 436,. 13t51 5 85 -.......... 85679,1I e3 I874-.......... 4".2 13 90721 80 -.......... It. 47" 2 7"9 7 il7-.......... .070 88 t4 - -eL.......... -23,t2l530 67 1877-.......... 37,083o.759 sI *59 232,248 5 6735.480.75570 0 7 Deduct Iu yesre of psoe to 1et ...... Ii t231.24855 o5 Excess in the last 10 yearS.......... .133.tSS,255, s5 These figures prove that it Las cost one mnrth of the national debt to keep up the le my during the last ten years of peace, and 9 ore than toreo times as mouch as during the t 3 years precsding the civil war. What is ere to show for this enormous outlay t Vhere has the money gone, and what was rt i lended for __ tl The pawobrokir's is not the proper place to ti he the pledge. ITH FAMINE IN CHIlAd. FITIlTEE MI.IJONe P5ERSO.R STARVING IN A COUNTRY WHEREL THlRE IS PLENTY OP FOOD. Minister Seward sends to the State Depart ment, Washington, sacoonts of the Chinese famine up to the middle of March last. The distrees opoasioned by the famine of last year t is spreading over a muoh wider area, owing to , renewed drought. The distriot now affeo:ed t comprises parts of or the wnole of the pro. I winces of Shansi, Chibli, Shantung, Shensi, I Honan, E8zbsen and Kansu. Actual famine is pressing upon 1'.000,000 people, while fully 60,000,000 are suffering more or lees distress I The Chinese Journals teem wiI scoountse f the suffering. One of the most pitiable fea tnrsof the famine is that there Is ad buon dance of food in the country, and it is only the lack of transportatiou -which causes so much misery and loss of life. The crops have been good immediately around the stricken die triots, but as food on be transported only on wagons or pack animals, it cannot be taken thither in suffiolent quantities to save the lives of the people Toe Coinese offloers have done all that ie posesible, and toe missionaries are distributing relief as beet they may. The Chinese have osually olassed opiom and missionaries as amIong the chief evils due to foaeIge interoonree, but the latter are now winning favor through the practical help they afford. There are numerous refugees from the famine district in Peking and Tientsin. In the latter city a bonne made of mats for the accommodation of the suffering women and children was reogutly burned and 150 lives lost. These recurring famines may lead the Chinese to enoooraging adequate means of internal communication. s THE PEGAN TRIEE. (Our Home Journal) T-his-tr4e flou sbhe- -tbe-aef-Statee-aend, if properly cultivated, can be made a source of considerable revenue. We know of several pecan orchards not far from thbe city which yield their fortunate posessors handsome re turns for a little time and labor devoted to their care. A peaosn tree is as hardy as an oak and can be grown where any "bard wcod growth I abounds. Select for planting, the largest ob tainable nuts from the thin shelled variety, as these are more valuable, in any market, than the thick, hard shelled kind. At two or three years of age transplant to the place where the tree is to grow and prune so as to obtain a lateral spread of branches rather than extreme height, which is always an objectionable feat ure in the tree. To aooomplish this purpose, the trees should be planted forty or fifty feet apart, each way, cultivating between the rows with garden track or by growing peach, fig or pear trees till the entire space is needed for the pecan, when they can be cutout. A pecan tree, under favorableo irncumstancer, will begin bearing at ten years from the s-ed. At fifteen I ears it will pay its'owner consider able annual profit. At twenty years it may be considered in fall bearing. It will continue to do so for generations, there being no known limit to its capacities in this direction. It lives to a very great age. The pecan is valuable for it wood and tim- I ber as well as its fruit. It is equal in value to I hickory for farm use, and can ao used for the same purposes. It le an ornamental tree and a grove upon a plantation adds large'.y to its pecuniary value. Its culture should be ex. tended, especially in localities where timber for agricultural uses is noteasily obtained. Steamers to Pass Christian and Bay It. Louis. (Passagot BStar, May 17th.) Judging from the preparations being made 1 along the coest numerous visitors are expected and a bright eeason anticipated. Owing.to-the a healthy season in our large Southern cities, few visitors, have, as yet, made their appear ance. The low pressure side wheel steamer New - Camelia, running from New Orleans to Pass Christian, touhobing at Bar St. Lonis, makes I two trips a week. Leaves Pase Christian every Wednesday and Saturday at 5 a. m. A restau- r rant, nicely kept up, is open at all hours for * the accommodation of pa, seogers, and fare at New Orleans prices. At these two places two ' lengthly wharves have been made, which adds greatly to the appearance to the ' Q seen of the a Coast." "Hearsay" has it that in a few weeks this s'eam line will p,lace a second steamer, Aiabama, plying between New Orleans and Mobile, making all o ,ast stoppages. Capt. J. o Poitevent, an enterprising citizen of Ocean a. Springs, will, so it is said, start a through boat, making all coast stoppages All that is necessary to make these enterprises a success is a little exertion ou the part of the public The New Camelia carr;,e passengers from New T Orleans to Pass CurietIan for f5 cents, and frieget t eq rally low rates. T'e factory for the manufaoture of woollen goods, at Bey .St. Louis, will in the course of T ten days begio operation. It is paying for wool the highest cash prices, and none could T do better than see the proprietor or Robt. Lewis, the agent, are slipping elsewhere. Our people feel tosat we have already depended too T long on strangers for the manufacture of the comforts and necessities of life. Factories are institutions which every true and sensible man will acknowledge to be necessary for the pros perity of our country. Knowing this and feel- m eog confident of the support of our Southern at markets, Mr. Ulman has erected this factory- not with an only view of making money, but H with a view of giving a helping band to raise our S.uth from that low position she has been - placed in by the last " curse placed upon the F seat." In toe interior we find many beautiful little farms now in the beauty of May. Prospects are very premising, and the jovial old tiller will prously hold up his head and tell you M what he will do next season, taking pains to in form you that owing to financial circumstances it could not be done this. Nothing butadro, ght will tend to blight these pleasant anticipa Lions. 10 When a boy throws a stone his arm moves in Al a plane paralled with the plane of his wamit band. When a girl undertakes a like feat, her erm is first held upright in a line with her mnjir axis and then moved rapidly in a down ward direction. The stone thrown by the boy has an enormonus range, and strikes the win low, the cat, the old gentleman or any other )bject at which it is aimed, at a surprisingly long distance. The stone which the girl at tempts to throw deseribes a brief aro and 'escends te tl~p ground a few yards in front of her. What isthe aonseof thedifierence in the co ieses is a mystery Dr. Watts took the ground that nature had withheld from girls the power t throw stones, in order that the human race night have some little chance of perpetuity. E Ele argued that if girls oould throw saoues, hey would oonstantly hit the wrong objects, cud so great would be the fatality trom acci lents of this kind that in a comparatively hort time the world would become depopu ated. At the trial of a criminal case in the faine Supreme Court, recently, the pris her entered a plea of "not guilty," whten co ue of the jurymen put on his hat and tarted for the door. Thejudge called him ack and informed him that he could not T eave notil the case was tried. "Tried 7" aeried tihe juror, "why, he acknowledged hat he is not guilty." Those who are In high positions should Ionsider themselves as stewards rather han masters of the wealth or power in rosted4o them for the bouneSt of the poor md weak., Nope Revived Threghoet easuisina. N. O. Price Carrnt. It is carious to notice how rapidly th humano mind will jump from deepondency to hope, and hope once having found a safe resting place, how almost spontaneously the full life tide of energy is evolved from what a short time before appeared buot abject misery. This tendency of the human mind to revert to its normal state, when. eves the least chance occurs, was probably never better illustrated than since the early completion of the New Orleans Pacific Railroad has become a recognised fact f throughout the State.* Not alone is every one satiifled that the 8tate aid co ld not have been better bestowed, but Private individuals who, but a few montha ago, could see nothing but greater ruin in the future, are now energetically pushing ahead, so as not to be left behind in the race; others who would not subscribe a dollar to the stock, now eagerly inquire for shares, finding that after all they have a few hundreds available for this laudable purpose. So in the country parishes,-from almost every point waere' the road will pass in only tolerable proximity, wd hear of meetings of citioens (property h'olders, merchants, capitalists and mechanics) de. vising means to build tap roads so,, as to ensure connection with the life giving stream of trade, destined to fl ,w along the rail; no one stands back, the capitalist is wil'ng to give a portion of his wealth for a prospective greater gain, the property holder has learned that increased trade will raise the value and ebance the rents of his real estate, the merchant naturally pats his shoulder to 'the heel, he -being t-e eteierint, and the mechanic and la boring man are willing to throw In their skill and muscle in getting out crossties, making the roadbi d and placing the rails. A new spirit of hopeful ehterprise lls thus dispersed the dark clouds whico obscured the brilliant future ti Louisiaqoa, never agsin, let us hope, to descend upon our beloved State. 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Address, T. U. it)LtJON, ) a~ 8t Postoffiee Box 0886. Mobile, Ala. PHOTOGRAPHY AS A FINE ARr, IN ALL CF ITS rIAGNIFIIENCE OF SHIADE AND COLORING. AT W. W, WASHBURN'S, 03.......... .Canal Street..........103 1t Plic':uestaken at thsl Gaillry are fu:Iv guaranteed for acrnrar:v and artistic iniah. ClitAltoEs MoDI~iaTE. cvii 7 iv)l GROCERS--COMMISSION MERCHANTS. PETER ELIZARDI, GROCERIES, PROVISIONS TEAS, WINES AND LIQUORS, Corner Burgundy and Mandeville Streeta, NEW OPLlE,. Ooontrv orders promtly filled, and all goods delver, de'olo 77 Iv of churms E. COwIer. a. coarMlT, dr E. CONERY & SON, Elstablished In 1846.) WHOLESALE GROCER! COMMI88ION MEJRCH4T8, Dealers in Western Produce. CORNEL OF CANAL AND DELTA STRaETS d23 77 ly IEWORLEAUe. TUOHAS MANGAN, CHOICE GROCEBIEB, AN)D IN ALL KINDS OF COAL AND FIRE WOOD No. 446 St. Charles St., corner of Pulymnia, NOW o LuAa. Wood and Coal Yard. No. 4"8 St Charles street. All orders promptly attnded to, and goods de S free Of charge. 017 G1 I R1. M. & B. J. MONTGOMERY, I FURNITURE EMPORIUM, CORNER CAMP AND POYDRAL 8TREETS, NEW Ols.EANl. -s r-, I ae W= so 1- o l- ABuw s DIN BILK, SATIN. COTOLIND, REPS AND HAIR CLOTH. FINE BEDROOM SUITS 'iL JILNZL I Armotrsa d D11|". D ( f Fine Dining Room. Hall and Library Nl, P any biet, stands. Deks, Tabloe and Ohsire. aLsortment of FLRNCH PLAI' MRTIWRo. alt il inof Odli Furnituroe A largeetookof emle,~ tt O nCom ron Farniture, suitable far the cuntry o r.de, oods dellWr e.l frhee of iarge se ai ly AT NOVEL'S . IN :331 and :n1:37 Poydras, near Carondelet Street, AND UNDER ST. PATRICK S HbLL, THE OH APEST PLA CR iN TOIYT TO BUY .FURNIZ URE. I am offering big induemento, e ma y agent has bought ry extensivlely from the beat Northern, DS.w and Western FatolE se t VIRY LOW PRIIESI. 1 am offering Victoria Bedroom Sults. comprising ten pilece; foeC 45. the oheapest Suit ever offere4 In It town. I am also offering Walnut Victoria Desalng (leo sulite. comprieng eleven plae., for l40, the beas town for that money and in the laIsot styles I am offerling Parlor Butte in the ltatet styl ee er low. eoagme ICg ten piece Walnut. In heir cloth frame, 165 and upwsar . e And a VERY LAG ASUSORTTRINT of alP kinds of FUEIITURE, too numeroes to antlie. poaely as oneap. Ptrt to n need of FURNITURE w do well to cll ande examine my stock and prltm, for ey are the lowest in the city. All Goode packed end shipped free of charge. and Furniture taken on Storage very low. Thanking ,py friends and the publlo for their past patronagoe, I soliit a oontlaaaoe of the same ia Io ore WM. F. NOVEL, Noe. 171 and 173 Poydraa Street. ner Carondelet, ooNt4 ty and under St. Patrick's Hall, New Or blea THE 888888 III n NNN NN 000G O0 RRDIg EE3 Eau LSdSdbS E III NAT WN TL 00000000 IRAIONDR DMA IBBS Th Si r Wil L t a Liet ·1 S I I N N N M G O a N Sa 8 III NN IN NNM G 00 1N s BIBGin NM NN 00OMA . Il* 5*3 I II NM**. AN GO RETD f8888888 III NN N NN R000 88 'II NM NM MN BO -68888888 ILt NM N NNN 00O00G R RIIIIERRRm 3* 11 GREAT REDUCTION IN THE PRICER OF THR WORLD-RENOWNED SEWING MACHINEI THE SINGER MANUFACTURINO COMPANY, over awake to the Itterest of the vphll hee determined to PUT TiE PRICE OF THEIR MACOHINE8 within the reach of every mar, we.. maL hlild In the land. THE GENUINE SINGER SEWING MACHINE IN NOW OFFERED A7 PRIlEOS BELOW TILE BOO US ONES, OR ANY 02(DRE. The fact that the only Sewing Machlne wLlch unscropolouns men have ever attempted to Wt 5a l IS BINGER. is sufficient evidence of It superiorlity over all othere. There Is no onger any ealonwe bey any of the CHEAP MACHINES hawked about the country, with no claim for patronage but thhetohebag BEIWARE OF IVOR TIL ESB IL A TIONY MACO I NiB The Singer Will Last a Lifetime! SEND [FOR CIRCULAR AND CAS! [PRICES! TIL I NGER MAN'U.FACTRINGNO COMPA I k. .-5 ..1..5 um....'.. cANaL STEET.. mr" iV a l* lt I:lILAI1 TH, CHURCH ORGANS BI LT BT JOIINSON & SON, OF WEBTFIELD, MABSS., ARE BUPERIOR TO ALL OTHERS. Unezoelled in beqaty and purity of tone sad power. Constructed ino tfn most thorough and scbuautlatl manner. and warranttd to stand in perfect condition ID any cima'o T'ls firm ptal no fees to middie men5" therefore the Rev. Clergy are respectfrlly re qlnestd to apply directly to teem for aprc tcatlall and all leform.tion relating to their art, no4 77 ly BLADON SPRINGS. Thi% famous Watering Place opens Mae let. U. 1 mail stemno.- Iare hob:le EVERY TUEtS DAY and A I UI¢IbAY VEnINU. Ttckets for Lte round trip $17 good until ncal. Fore:rttcatee and a Olyy-1. applr to J. CONErla & CO.. Proprietors. atdon t'prlg.. Choctaw County, Ala. , Or ti I. L LOUNS, Agent, corner Camp and iravtaer streets, Sea Orleans. mys ,n POPE LEO XIII. AOENTS WANTED to sell our epmedld pheto* sraphbof POPE PIUS Ix and Pan bIIL Ia ome depratloe of the bard inLes. we have pt tlhe p e atC the foll long lw ptol, saet pa paid, Ti s O0 per lA'. ti per RJ 0,. 75 per 0000. r&rtlwe orerle aM " oll be 'ren exloueive aenoy. They ell eery f a S 0or lu cnleah O e mn mold 730 in one day wit very little ffor. Pmpte 10 cent pot paid. Hand. ome lnofse wlth sI.w and ring, all reny to herl Ip, rsuitable for abve. 13 per laJ. rrsmeacnm be sent only by esprese Order at octs. and senre the first chance in )our town. Mentlon tls paper. Address, XLNDALL & CO'. 71 Klby at.. p2it Im Ploton. Mim. $1200 U . PfR 4. .. ridl , $2500 _ AN. Iuei-