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T. hT GAZETTE,
lS U E.D .EVER.Y - S ATUR.D'AY -CHAS. A. 'ITHOMAS 'AND HOMER J. 'MOUTON, PROPRI ETORS. latered at the Lafayette La. Post-Office as Second Class Matter. SATURDAY, JUNE 17, r893. A Call. Realizing the -great 4enefrt that would be derived by-the people of our State from the "Incoming of a tiesirable class of immngrants -'usd improved public roads the Business AedaW lmociation decided to call a Road and Immigration Convention, coat - of delegates from- the Attakapasa 'td aeet in Lafayette on Wednesday. Juine . The Associationarn.eestly reques wite the Preaidaents atf the diB;eret Jlmries, the Myoers of tie flferent twiwns and sities or the people "in maiss ecting to ap paoint delegates to attend said convention, .and sincerely hope that the call l11 meet "with a hearty rcsponse from the people of the distzict. C. O. MoUToN, Pr. A. C. ORDWAY, Sec. A CARD. , its the last issue okfthe 'afayette Advertiser, in a card, signed by th Mayor and some members of the City Coancil of Lafayette, t - son given by theselgentlem not having offered he p rit -i~g of the town to the I bhld-, 4em is: "that it came to eteiP .*orot edge froam a reliable source that The Gazette had" proposed to the Ad wertiser to combine for kie public printing, by way -of bids between them and to divide the spoilr." The card of the Mayor and others, waoes .not name this reliable infor wssat; but in an editorial in the -ame issue of the Adveritiser, A. C. + rdL y, -editor of that paper, has rtfitted that he was the reliable ''mformant of the City Council, and .says that said proposition was made by me; therefore, this card is ad dressed to A. C. Ordway, editor of taWe Lafayette Advertisr._ I did ausk him to put in a joint bid for the public printing, and to divide the price which the City Council was, .and is always free to allow or to re ject, bid or no bid. There was no 'mentioa made of the price for which we would undertake the printing. My idea was if the City Council would agree to give $S5o for the contract, the proceedings and or 'dinances would be published alike in The Gazette and in the Atdver tiser and that each paper would get half of the price allowed by the Council. And this proposition was -made in the face of the fact that we had been warned that it woukld not be acceded to. This proposition was refused by the editor of the Adver tiser. I then asked the Coun cil to put the public printing to the lowest bidder, my intention being to take the contract for less than -$5o, and much less. Now, if A. C. Ordway has, (and i believe that he has) told or insi 'lnated,to the members of the Coun cil of Lafayette, that I had pro posed to him to enter into a com bine or scheme to fleece and rob the town treasury by a kind of black mail with him, or that the joint bid proposed by me was to exceed Sr5o, the amount given to the Advertiser for the public printing, and then divide the spoils and booty with him, I say that such an assertion or insinuation, is false, malicious and untrue, and that the man who has utterred or made it, is purely and simply a slanderer and liar. I-OMER J. MOUTON. ONE WORD MORE. In the last issue of the Advertiser the city fathers who voted to give the public printing without putting it to the lowest bidder, and the Mayor (who by the way did not, and could not vote on the question, and the councilman who voted both ways) have published a card, at tempting to justify their action in the premises. In that card, among bther very wise things, they say: "We acknowledge under different efrcdimstances the public printing should have been given to the lowest bidder, but undler the conditions that existed at the time, we think our constituents will agree with us in the kay we acted. On the morning-be fore we met to organize and elect our different officers, it came to our hknowledge from a r/izable source that a proposition from The Gazette to the Advertiser to combine for the public printing by way of bids be tween them and divide the spoils, all of which was refused by the Ad tertiser. We do not know what this combinatIon might have cost e ceorpration had it been eff~ected; it evidently was not for the purpose of dividing the ten dollars alluded to *o the acticle of The Gazette. It s maore likely that irstead of paring frSo per antrnum which was the price padl for years for ostr public printing, Mad we might Aav'e bent forced to pay dabrs tMe amount, ete., etc., (Italic The statement that they were in Isrmed that that proposition had been made to the Ader,'rtiser, and O at it was refused bylhe Adrertiser, coupled to the fact that an editorial gplafied in English in.that same suae, oan the same subject matter, be~ conclusion is irresistible that the elatable (?) informant was A. C. l erray, its editor. In that "editorial the following passage -occurs : ",That we (the Ad vertiser) would not print the pro ceedings for a "less skuim than $so per annum, and that as'the council had not called for bids none would be put in by the Advertiser unless called on -to-dlo so by the -coun cil. T'hat $150 was a fair price for the work ** ; and if the council asks for bids, ours (the Advertiser's) would be for that amount, and not for a cent less.'" If there is anything clear and to the -point in all of the above, it is that the'Advertiser would have done or taken the -public printiag forr55o atf 9dry 'least, had the council ptt 'the 'lowest bidder. With staring them in the face d: eity fathers have had ul -apprenhensions about the ciLy treasury? How could they say: "i of paying $x5o per vanin 'mtlt a ne might have been fore do a do hat amount." D yo>irant to kl ? We hesitate to say when we think under what ss of mind, what emotions of ip ation, and unde what feelings ve responsibililas guardians of th. public fundl the must have, lahrdl rt was simel tCtause they foIot at. under n ossibility colu the poration ade to pay more tan $I 'an be cause they foraiA) . t put it to the lowest bid dvltti ser's bid would have been . o, and not a cent less. All we have to say about their justification is that their intention may have been good, but that their memory must have been bad.~:~ / COFPLJMENTAR Y TO TLE GAZETTE. From the first issue of The Ga zette, we have been the recipients of many kind words of encourage ment approving the course of the paper-some written, some verbal. We have refrained from publishing them, and only do so in this in stance for satisfactory reasons. The following letter was roceived Tuesday and dated from Youngs ville: . Editor La.'yeti.c Gazette Indeed it is with great satisfaction and un told pleasure that we have watch the gradual, but steady progress of your "go ahead" paper, since it put an appearanuce in our midst. It, so far, has unquestionably cov ered every foot of ground, from "low" to "high," with a something like conscious nes~s, yet no special favoritism to any. Therefore, as Jos. Jefferson says, if we re member correctly, "May you live long, be happy and prosperous." Fail not to send us The Gazette when due. Yours and more anon, A FRIRN'n. Our readers will bear us out in the statement that The Gazette has not been given to "'tooting its horn" on the slightest provocation, preferring to let the paper stand or fall on its own merits. Consequently we have gone right on giving our best efforts towards upbuilding the town of Lafayette, as well as every part of the parish, without, (to use the words of "'A Friend,") "special favoritism to any." This course, has met the approbation of the gen eral public. We thank our friend for his kind words. We are not surprised that the management of The Gazette should feel a little disap pointed in not getting the printing, but we are surprised that they should have written or published the last paragraph their article contains, as it is misleading, and a great in justice to the council, and must have been published with the purpose of decceiving the publlic.-Advertiser loth instant. The statement that The Gazette had the least "'purpose of deceiving the public," is a lie pure and simple. In Regard To Cotton. BRotssaio, P. O. June 52, IS93. Fditor Larfa~rettle Gaze': Dear Sir-Inclosed please find a circular mailed me by Harris, Day &S Co., of New Orleans, which is well worth consideration, study and publication; it is high time that we should ask a hearing of Congress in regard to cotton, and have some re lief. Now the question is opened for discussion how shall we get that needed relief? Shall we ask for import duty on raw cotton or free importation of cotton goods. In or der to be placed on an equal foot ing with American mannfacturers, we should by right and jtustice get one or the other, i. e. , duty on raw cotton, or free importation on man ufactured cotton goods. Let the country press open the discussion, and very soon we will see the city press come out in assis tance to their country brethren, and give us ideas how to go to work in order that we may be assured of a hearing from Congress, and get sat isfactory results therefroms Yours truly, J. O. BROUSSARD. In Regard to Cotton. It is to the interest of American Cottn- producers that they shonuhl be informed that the steady increase of importations of foreign cotton into the United States is seriottusly af fecting the Cotton interests of a large sec tion of the South. If it were the result of free and unrestricted competition between Sour cotton growers and those of Peru and Egypt. we should, perhaps, be forced to bear thie consequences without objecting. But w'e do ot~ect most strenuously to furnish the pauper labor of the Nile witahi means of entering our home territory, en couraged and -ostered by our own laws to drive us to the wall. Pampered and protee ted to the utmost by tariff enactments, Ame rican mill owners are mniters of the field for the sale sf cotton goods to the people of the United States. We are their forced custo mers and -must buy from them whether we will or not, simply because the United States government charges foreign manufactures so much for permission to bring their goods in to this country for sale, that they cannot enter our markets in competition with Amne rican mills. The difference between what we pay for American goods and the price at which foreign goods could be furnished to us, were there eo restrictive tariff, amounts to many milliion of dollars annually. These millions represent actual forced contributions by the agricultutal section to the support and enrich ment of manufacturers. The result was that last year while the American cotton planting interests were unable to make both ends meet, American cotton manufacturers were abundantly supplied with cheap raw cotton and realized handsomely paying prices for their gowds. Not satlified- with this, however, they are looking for till cheaper markets in whichr to obtain their raw material. and is they are of the favored laess who are permitted to buy in the cheapest and sell in the dearest markets of the World, they are not only en riching themselves out of our pockets, but building their fortunes on our rains. The importation of Egyptian and Peruvian cotton not only affects the Sea Island pro duction on the Atlantic sea-board, which aggregates say sixty to seventy thousand bales per amnnum, but has affected disastrous ly the values of all of four hundred thousand bales of the good and extrxa staple products of the Missssippi Valley. Mills that pur chased thousands of bales cf our hinders and long staple cotton some years since have , bought only a few hundred bales of the American crop of 1S92, at small difference for premium on current prices for common run of staple. The tariff has run up the pric of every yard of goods we consume consjlerably over 5ooo1, lhfit is plain thagU admission of long s til otton duty free, our prodaers are cut down for those desc*#tions of their product to prices that are ruinous. We do not w.sh to. argue from the stand point of free trade and protection. All we ask is to be placed on a level, as cotton growers, with the people who buy our cotton -in a word, if we are forced to trade with t hem be forced to trade with us. If on the other hand the restrictions are removed, and our markets are thrown open to the World, we are willing to take our chances, but we have a right to insist that until this is-done, we should be placed on an equal footing; as am: agrulrt people, with the manufacturers of the East. We earnestly trust that formers and plan ters throughout the Mississippi Valley. and especially those in the bottom lands, will place this matter before their members of Congress, annt insist that we shall have jus tice rendered to us in the premises. All our people ask is a fair chance, and we believe that Congress will readily see the necessity for prompt action in that direction. DRIVE TIEiI OUT. The more firmly the present ad ministration becomes settled in the routine of duty, notes the Shreveport Times, the more frequent the expo sure of rottenness, crookedness, fraud and corruption in every de partment during the Harrison ad ministration. It is now conspi cuously apparent that the sole aim of the Republican employes was to secure funds, and there was- no means considered too base, no trust too sacred, no secret too profound, no public interest too great, not to be readily and willingly sacrificed to the greed of gain. It was high time, indeed, for honesty to invade the temple of liberty and snatch the scepter of power from the grasp -of the horde of robbers and despoilers. And the rascality discovered is only limited to the number of em ployes turned out. The whole kit I from top to bottom will be ordered to vacate,- sooner or later, and Dem ocrats put in their place so that I Democratic methods. shall prevail in all departments. COJIIERCL.4L GAAIBLING. The history of France one hun dred years ago is in danger of be ing re-enacted in this land, and from the same causes. The rob bery and spoliation of the people by the future gambling system is working even more damage to the South than the wrongs of the tariff and silver demonetization combined. Cotton men in different parts of the South are fast coming to this opinion. They have been consid erably divided on the "future" ques tion, but the course of the cotton market for the past two months has opened their eyes and forced them to see. Prices have been forced down a cents per pound within that time, all the conditions of trade, all the legitimate influences of the cot ton market were decidely favorable to higher values, and so recognized by every intelligent cotton man. But in spite of it all, and to the amazement of our wisest cotton dealers, prices have been forced down about 2o per cent more in the last two months-all through the manipulation of futures by the Newr York rings. This decline has cost the South many millions and has led to- failure of merchants all over the South, the wrecking of banks, increased stringency and depression in business circles, and the finan cial ruin of many individuals-all because a gang of sharpers in New York are permitted to work a vile scheme by which they can drive the market price of our cotton any way they please. Oh, it is monstrous that such things can be! And it is astonishing that Southern legislators stand by and give consent as some did in the last Congress! It is be yond conception why both United States Senators from Texas aided these robberies by their votes! Texas Farmer. The Gazette experienced its big gest rush of job work this week, ne cessitating the entire force, to han - die it, conseqyaently we are late, and ithe reading columns are meagre in tjocal matter. But we will soon work off everything, and, trust our readers will overlook ouvshortcom iugs for this and the next issue. rINDUCE'Af L"A TS TO IA L I GRANTS. Rev. a. H. Patteson. of East Baton Rouge. The sugsrz problem has been solved in the central factory sOstem, wherel the cane is bought from the surroun ding country and manufactured on a very large scale. This is found to be so economical that the manu facturer can afford to pay a good price for the cane and yet make a ,go'od profit for himself, white thei planter is well paid for his labor. Cane yields from 15 to 50 tons per acre, the yy:ld depending largely upon the cultuire, this cane is worth from $3 to $5 per ton, price depen ding somewhat upon distance from factory and the facilities. This year, cane was bought for $3.75 and haul .ed more than too miles by railroad. Cane near the factories was sold as high as $5:. * * * It'is easy to see the profitt-that can be made. Any good lands will bring from 2o to 30 tons .pes:acre. Any good worker carn raiSj,. a,cres of cane and all the other A ps of feed and vege tables he needs, many do much more. Thisctop is laid by in June, so his crop is made before the hoet weather comes on. * * * * Many planters do well if they get $ to for thee whole proceeds of an acre. Hay will bring from one to five tons, and nowsells at from $x5 to $z5 in the market. Irish pota toes produce two cropsa year. Cab bage, lettuce, onions, etc., can be had the year round with a little care. Sweet potatoes grow in the greatest abundance all over the State. The yield is from 300 to 8oo bushels per acre. For feed, two bushels of sweet potatoes are equivalent to one bushel of corn. There is no better need for hogs, cattle and males, and horses do well on them. Now, think of a western farmer raising 300 to 400 bushels of corn, per acre and feeding hous at present prices. Why, it would be better than a gold mine. Its equivalent can be prodiuced in Louisiana at any time. I have tried it and know whereof I affirm. I have also seen many others do the same. If what I have said be true, why have not the people flocked here instead of going to the cold Northwest coun try and the home of the blizzards? Simply and solely because, beeaause they don't knowri it. ,A~vertisementl The Bradley-Ordway Affair.. LAFAYETrs,; IA., June 13, 1893. sIR. A. C. On-wAV : Sir--Ilerewith We hand youi the statement of the facts, in regard to the communication addressed to ;ir. C. II. radley, lately entrusted to us, ias they occurred. In order -that you -y -ay fully wnderstand our acttcn, we quote you- from the Louisiana Code of 1S883, which is an exact copy of Ashe's Code of South Carolinia, as follows : - CH-ArPTR I11. 2. L'pon- the acceptance of the challenge the seconds make the necessary arrange ments for the meeting, in which each party is entitled to-perfect equality. The old no tion that the party challenged was author ized to name the place, distance and weap on, has long since been exploded, nor would a manr of chivalric honor use such a right if he possessed it. The time must he as soon as practicable, the place such as had ordina rily been used where the parties are, the dis tance usual, and the weapon that which is most generally used which in this country is the pistol. 3. If the challengee insist upon what is not usual in time, place, distance and weap on, do not yield the point, but tender in writing what is usual in each, and if he re fuses to give satisfaction, then your friend may post him." We are therefore under the neceessity of advising you that you are at liberty to post 3Mr. C. H. Bradley. Respectfclay, CROW GiRARD, HI. VAN DERCRIuYSEN. The following is a statem nt of the fa ts in the Bradley-Ordway affair as they occurred : CIAI.LENGE : Mr. C. It BRADLEY: Sir-You having refused to retract your statements. I demand the satisfaction due from one gentleman to another. dlessrs. I-I. VanderCruysen and C. Girard will act as my friends. A. C. ORnowAY. fIE ANS1ER : LAAYEI-Tr., LA., June 13, tSg93. M. A.LBERnsT )EL~lio):'SSAYK : De)car Frien.l-Teccept this, and wish vet: to lose no time in. .eting Messrs. C. Girard, and IH. VanderCrt~yen. I prefer Winches ter, 44 cal. rifle, distance tea paces. Faithfultj yoiws,-: C." H. BItADLEY. To this answer the following was returned: " - LAxFAgrEnTT LA., 6-13---93. MaEssRs. DsiE SO~jSAaY AND \EAZEY : Gentlemen----osar demand being inhuman and unchivalrous, we, on our part, demand a meeting according to Ashe's Code of South Carolina, .which is- with pistols at Efteen Spaces. - Respectfully, C. GIRAaD, H. VANDERCRUYVSE To this the following was returned: LAFAYETTE, LA.. 6-3--93. MESSRS. GIRARD AND ~VANDERCRrYSlYEN: Gentlemen-Your proposition is declined, because our principal claims the choice of arms. A. DELAHsotSSAYE, J. A. VEAZEY, 1,e have made this statement and signed same in dup!icate this i3th June, 1893. Crow GIRARnO, If. VAsoDERCRatvSEN, A. DELAHOLSSsYE. J. A.. VEAZEY. It will he see-n by the above statement that I have the right, under the codie, to brand C. H. Bradley a coward for refusing to give ume the satisfaction due from one gentleman to another, but the fact being so plain I deem it unnecessary to do so. A. C. ORnwAY. ace you seen a copy of the ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS? The -eekl- Ne-ws is the sLuYR aDn CATO~R O the world. Everynumbe ri tll contain inormatinn n the silt-er oucstion. Ihis is the oital q.testt--n ot ihe age to th frmer, the ie nf.auaurer. the stu, ck rar:_sr. The w.-eeby ill oo.tin depactmetrs ot I teret to the family. weil-seleeted miscellan-. O:'ut Str~ated articres and many other features. S. ad 5 ceuts for a samnple copy o any edition Trn naws. Denver. a. l 21 l ov. ..r ..I " O RWATSr. -OPVUIESo" .E/ farU, lmibeok w'Y'e to lb, reauf asouon!' paten r=e F ientific america, .= ueitepeertu tb@ - Orders for Printing Solicited, *4 - -~-- -e THE GAZETTE P PRESS, S LAFAYETTE, LA. Good Work Executed , Promptly. Journal of Education, Boston, Mass, Is ptublished weekly at Se.So - year. or ft.-' for 6 months. a.lany ot the ablest elducatots i the co:n try are regular contribtror to its c,,lu:n. It has i t Ir:,e .ountl Ut of every day. practical not to tor teacherr of all grades. Its depatimenets cover etery hranch of eitll. tional wr:. A four page sutpplmenr.t to the J oHtRAt. is ptnh lished monthly. cottittitig the New V',rk tethe L1tti. fort Ex:uninatton Questious and Ant serts. rA- TRIP7 ~~ c's, stamps taken, w TRLm \il sc.a the J.tm.. tot trOr Imeal. Postpaid. Sample copy free,. Beausejour .ar _ On the Banks of Beautiful B-tyou Veririlie. EXCELLENT Spring NWater, COMMODIOUS Bath Houses, Lange Dancing Platform. Ileautifu! Grounds and Plenty of Shable. Elegant Spot for Pic nics, Parties. Etc. Water for drir.king and lathitg purpisc unsurpas.ed. Comn and see the place and enj,,y a splendlid bath. SIDNEY MOUT()N, Manager. New Store! Alex.. )elahounsa e, Lins Ju;t Opened next to I.ac.ste's a Gencial \ here it ,! times rwill he foun.l the fres' c,' .n1 .,ne'rt ra r! s ',f l,,nods i: hi.. lie. An invitation is etendcel to l , ct .t h. to G. LACOSTE, -DEAIER IN - Stoves, Harness, Carriages and WACONS, Manufacturer's agent for VWalking and Riding Cultiv.ators, Disc Iarrow Leaver D)rag Harow, Stalk Cutter, Corn and Cotton Planters, Sulky Plows, Turning Plows, flay Rakes, Road Carts Corner of Jefferson and Vermillion Streets, LA"AYETTE, LA. Land Attorney, Surveyor, and 'Real Estate Agent. ALSO REPRERENTING TIlE MANHATTAN 20 Loan Association. This company negotiates loans on real estate, nmaking payments of principal quite as easy as intzrest paymentts on the old plan of loans. For further information address or apply to Welman Bradford, Agent, Rayne, La. THERE IS A STORE ON TIIE SO'UTHIL FST COR. COURT-HOUSE SQUARE, ere Pure Drugs, Patent Medicines, Toilet Articles, IV Stationary, etc., Fine Cigars, and the best of Wines anti Liquors for medicinal purposes, are sold at rea sonable prices. A a few fine Groceries are to be hadl and some THIS PLACE IS OWNED BY TXYM. CLEGG. The Singer Sewing Machine. Is the best in the world. Light Running, Durable, Noiseless, Simple. J. CHARLES BAUDIER General Agent For Lafayette Parish. Office at J. P. Buhler Shoe Store Found Estray. A brown beef, about six years old, has been in my pasture for three years. Branded PA Owner is requested to.come forward, prove property, pay costs, and, take him away ALEx. DuHowN. Lafayette, La., June 14, 1893" Corn in ShuCks For sale at 25 cents per barrel. L. LEVY & SoN. For Sale Cheap A young marc and mule colt at a bargain. Apply to W. E. Bowen. FOR SALE Valuable Town Lots. l.ots Nos. 54, 195 and at1, situated in the Mlills addition, measuring looxt4o feet.; also improved property ent Main street op posite J. E. Martin's place. Terms reason able. For further particulars apply to Tile GAZETTE. BOSTON. Standard ann' Regleterd. Boston was sired by Baden-Baden, he by Equity. Baden-Baden the sire of Boston is a Kentucky derby winner. Boston will stand the present season at Le Teche farm of Dr. II. P, Guilbeau & Son, at Breaux Bridge, at $Ss Casts;for the seasoa,, with return privi lege. For Sale A lnt. unimproved. in the town ot L.aayette. tcxtl to VW,. (-lerg's residence. is offeredl for tSie nt .1 moderate prm -. Fr further infotaru-.&oas p]ts" :.t The ;n.ze teoffice, or to C. H-. SisAo,.r.C. Lsfayrytt. 1.a. Sidney Veazey, I.IVERY AND iEEII) STABLE. Lincoln Ave., Two Il.ocks front I).-pat LAFA4 ' TT", : am : TL - First class rigs at rcas~:,n,le prices. Care f.l1 drivers furnirel w.hc. requic.:l. junta7 DR. T. B. Hopkins Having returned to Lafayette, of fers his professional services to the citizens of this place and-the sur rounding country. Office at former residence, and at night and at night at Kennedy's old residence. C. DEBAILLON, Lawyer. Wi:l prac[tce in Lafayette, St. Afary and V. rmi lion tar '-si.s, and the Supreme arad Federal Cousrts at Opeleaszas and New Orleans. LAIsYyTe. LA. AV SLE Stable. NND SALE E. CONSTANTIN, Lafayette, La. Paroprietor. CITY BAKERY, LEONCE GUIDRY, LAFAYETTE, LA. . Proupriror. NUMA BROUSSARD, CABINET MAKER AND". FURNITURE REPAFRIN/ OF ATL KINTS. Tarnln g of PnniSters, Scroll Banisters, 1-anLy and Plain iMantels, Fanncy Glasn D)uors of all kinds, llrackets, etc., etc. LAFAYETTE BLACKSMITH, WHEELW.iiGHT A5; SUPPLY SHOP. Nc.:r T:,nk liuthlditg. 1iRED. IGOUTON, - - - P'roprketor. Lowest prices, c,,nsistcnt with work done. All work promptly :atterndcd to. Satisfaction guaran.teed. ALIIERT de la HOLUSSAYE, B3KER & CONFEC''I-R Vermillil, strcet. LLafayette La. H. O. Salles, DENTIST, Office on usehanari street. LAFA l 7"7R, - - L.4. F. R. TOI.SON, Al. D. tI -".r .( ,-..-. t ?'&'TT. tI. S- J ctar Vmran* . fv. ji 1' ,Ti /.( , t. Ul T, E. ~ . .L O. C. & J. MOUTON, 7l T'')A' YS .I ' L IV. LAP'AiOTT1. LA. RAILRAD BARBEP. SHOP, Li:. in :.., na:r .&fot Ladis' and Ct'"ilicn's HNairrettlin at Pomdlell E. Priollaud, Watcmaker -and Jewelerer. kand dea-r In U!ch Jewelry, ?Watches, Ma io nds, etc. Clel's rZ. hIlng,. Couurthusir Square. Lafavett:, La. Cash tells the story. Conme and see Mouton Bros., DBALERS IN GENERAL Merchandise Lowest prices consistent with quality of goods. H. L. Monnier, Dealer In Ceneral Merchandise Fresh (;rocLe-ies always on hand. "Old Taylor" Whiskey. A. M. MARTIN, -AGENT FOR LAFAYETTE.-- The "Old Taylor" is the best Whiskey that experience, skill and expenditure cin prodclne. It is the perfection of distillatiin from grilt.