Newspaper Page Text
-J-V; ··' 2. ·-:-- ;r. -.S~~.·'
4ý ' myý. .ý ' ' - 7" '
I - --x, -7., J a r
k ý 47 I ir
OL FRIDAY DECEI3ER 7, 1888 1(
L.1. O ID LA.
V O .ý rý*+^ tr 'SL$r . 17~ "ý - -- . ,..- -.c' r----! ' ý-..-Ii.r_...
Ofi(lejal Directory. I
UNITED STATEN STNA- X~s~rotus.
"' IL a G .::( 1t'~ Oi'l Ana
J B; I i e' Orleans.
lii:;. i':ý' ~r.v~r:V"I>.
I'.Ir' I)i.4 tt, I~t)i't. Martin, N 0
t.$icnn l l)isti'h t, 11 I t.l;ii, (if JOTi rson
Thiri d I ikt vut, 1: (J :IV, of Plaqiinui no
1tiintt.Li Districet, N C 1flu:c'iaril, S4i*'p:I
Sixih DisAiict, A V Iziioii, oif Av'oyolcs
/lick .1ud re
'.1 1) t..l I i'y
P. COi~~nn I' vv :i ;t C 1' meInI t
\V Il i" , ,,
I. I' l'ieji 'c '',: .'" ' 'I~t 1, t:.t1
l H I; rt'i 1'1, it ir A s ic
II i'if: t I V ',j a, C'1 irk·! e
t r, rst (i
1ia I sli" s a til t.lint s if Ci. i; Ijt.
C A.tlot iibt al ollX. Silt JS iii:'1 :n1
I. cI sti': Il7~itts M« I iit) i nr ."cs ,riatrr
.A 1; (;wort
Pan Jisis ly.1I'~ i f(ii;
Diraddo Tir:ti nl:l. s in Jci34idv anud
Wie.inbcrr: 'lut id nidlays in Filirunnry
4 - l- Cic~i ih o::? c t u(1:,13' · in F'(:brln l·y
Claittt -I-,: Third a ui:!d1ys i;1 I'llir1 nlt
Uniton: Filit : ndziy'i is Marchi antd
L.incoln: Svcond 11iulol, s isi `lri.a an
JaOitlis: I.t'rd %itil y1ia' in i Marchan
Csld : cli: F'ottitlh MondaysJ ill Marchc
F - all Octo,!),-r.
W Wiia: Fii4t MwIluiy9 ini A pil and Nu
Ntrhito; irt: S' snId ?ut inApi
f abiline: Fou'rth 3iunzdny¶ ini April and
DeS )ta: Firbt lontlnya in MaIy and Do.
r estl River: Thuilld Monhl3' in May and
Vim Trn DISTR(ICT1 COIII;..
CtimpConpus of the Parishes of Caiiborne',
Union antid Lincoln.
Allen lnlrk.'dlo, Ruston. Judl..
1i ) 'Cleicdon, Iloun' Dist. Attorney.
CLAtIRfl NE PAt:I:7iU.
First term coniinenccs on th;e Seconil
J londoy in January. Jury term.
Beccnod tern cortniences on the Third
<.2M.'ladny in March. Ni) jury.
T~hird term commences on the Second
_'i'.tuly ini Angnst. Jury term.
kI` Frth termn commences on the See.
* e;'~~nd Mlor~ cdiy in Otober. N'o jury.
Fij- ~prst terml commences on the Fzirst·
Voudayu inl Fetronry·. Ju~ry ter~m.
SIjCcomt tdrrn ciI~iWliuclt'tl lii t he &c~
·? oan4 Mo~ndayinJ l Ap~ril. No jo~ry.
Third terni comunieuiecs on ihe Third
~1eucdhy hi Jutly. Juiry tern:.
J~'oiirtjl termt cnt:liirone"5 )11 ln ie Firztt
Jiouday in Novenulber. N9o jur.
I~· h kirt ,teru comnienceit onu the Fourth
U.1)i~vday in February. Ju~ry term.
·~ BEIcopd~ arm comi~n'ueestou the First·
~os~d~iy in MayS. No juryv.
~~?tdrdn term commen~es os the Thlird
."it iilit Sep5altember. Jmtry terml.
Foui~rth term comrme~nces on, tho
;tB Kouday In Novemnbocr. Nuo jury.
R-~ I. ist eSk?(TURIA L fLISTftTT.
osdof time parishles of Clathorno,
gaiil~eMebaetr mii Bossier.
L& Pqhip,. of Claihorne
V · Paiiir i OYFICF.Iis.
~·Fetrgueoa UClerk ofCourt
4 ~ amsey Deputy And Notary
T- ~:L;~ tson, rrae~ntr, Ward 6
~' A3Pb ycock, "e 8
V'Bbrib.; Zuuimerfeld, Magis
, se ta:e
4 I~.v -.
PROFES ;IONNAL CARDS.
R. T. N. NIX,
l1e - -
IIMa l1rm':aen1t.ly locate~d ii Ilomer and
re res! c'tfully solictit the pa I onageof the
p: blic. &vr' Of!ice uip )stails, over thu old
t, i uardi.lal vlicý.
R. G. A. DARPER,
I1OR113 , LA.
Ohiec Iltnr's-g-1 a. m. to 12 m., tand 2 p.
;r.to 5 p. in.
_Il O.ice over G.G. Gill's store.
R. P. WEBB,
and Notary Public,
~ and Real Estate A gent.
rV Will ,ny, lhnsennd sel ll retl statetO tfe\'
"1ry dtscript ion. Will a iso repretent The
Gener:tl Fire and Litt Ii Isurat nce Agency
oy ' New Orleans will inaku I lie collection
of claimrs a qpecialty.
. OtH')ltc unpst:birs in the old postoflich
!ih;ing, formucrly occupied by Dr. J. F.
E. 1. Me. lendon. C. W. Seals
McCLENDON & SEALS,
Ch HOOMIER, LA.
L. LF Will practice in all tle Courts of
te 'l'.ird .ltjlicitl District antd the Si.
prenºn Coart of the State. lJartnership
ril lititedito civil business.
)R. S. R. RICIIARDSON,
Justice of the Peace Ward
O()trle first side door w\est of the McCra
nic brick corner--rear of .. E. Moore's
laSw oliice, HIomer, La.
udl A. R. Bcsn, M. D. A. 13. OLAtDE, M. D.
USII & GLADDEN.
"d Physicians and Surgeons,
cO. HOMER, LA.
Raspecifilly. teder their services to
the pc,,ule of Hoetr and vicinity. WVill
rst treat ea.ses conjoizttly with3nt extra
ird . E. MOORE,
rt ATTORNEY-AT - LAW.
rth !" Will practice in the parishes .of
Claib.yrne, Lincoln, Union and Bicn
JNO. A. RICHARDSON,
, HOMER, LA.
gPOfflco up-stalir over G. O. Gill's
r JOEL W. IIOLBERT,
uo ATrSORNEY & COUNSEL
Y HOMER, LOUISIANA.
trPractie in the State and Federal
Ceorets. Special attentlon given to Sac
cesosion and Collecting businesse.
DR. SILAS TURNER,
d" Practicing Physician,
3 HOMER, LA.
7 I Respectfully tender, my services to
8 the otizens of Homer and surrtounding
;Ji- OSee. Opposite GUAnuxl Offce.
Residence East Public Square on Main
-I'I OLU8ALI IJATl IN
The Largest DRY GOODS HOUSE in the State
outside New Orleans, covering 2900 square feet in 1d
space, for C
CL OT III G, t.i
StI OES, S
And everything for M3AN, WOMAN or CHILD. II
Th!1 only House that inlanutictures its Owni S1oes. ,.,
The Pioneers and originators of Low Prices for the 1,
Best Qualities. to
FOR GOOD, HONEST VALUE,
GO TO st
TIlE OLD RELIABLE ut
Texas Sttreet, Shreveport, La.
Largest Retail Estab1ishment in North
-o -- S(
Dry Goods, Clothing, Furnishing
t Goods c
Boots, Shoes and Hats.'
Headquarters for Ladies' Misses and Children's it
- Underwear, samples of same imailed on applica
Orders in all drpnrtmnnt.a will receive prompt and carCefl attention. When a
visiting our city we would h ho phaºslkd to Ihvo you call and take a look thronghl t
our immnnose eatablislhment, os. 2~0 and 222 Texas Strcet, SHREVE
UT Z& SMITH.
AI All Va
' a gent For
General Plantation Supplies
's Browe Cottoi (ins, Allum's Cotton Presses,
Ames Engines, Coleman't's Mills,
Victor Cane Mitls, &traub Mills,
Atert Plows, Coleman's Prssese, I
. Y. Y. Ename.l Paint, Cook's Evaporator, I
Jones Wlagon &ales, Great Westernm.Cane Mills f
SPull Line of Blacksmithl and Carpenter's Tools.
Iron, Wagdn Work, Nail, iHeavy Sie.f and Bnilder's Hardware, Cutlery, Iron
Pipe and FittiaEngEnineer's 8upliiea, Belting, Gum Packing,
Cordage, Barb Wire, &c., &c.
.G. G:I LL
D Bll IRDS
SLADUE J IN DRESS GOODS,
cOeeral, P1_... Suppes.
. :' mFULL,, N~O.V,..
'ire: oil Stone. '
• " ~it~iai'hy i lL prlofc.snl1
rather .htlan a lcchla icall alt,"
said E, Ivaid 'C, icvIlle whi i.
'' k i of his hi. - s. "TI;e
(nllra\i'11n of pilt iTures a; stnrit,
- seem. a's et ai:last an inllf':t in
di!ustl'\ he coIntinued, ate ,' i;ne
11 ed at a !al-ge lithigi'raph in seven
colors that Ihu ag over his desk,
''llega'rding the advances mi!ade
in lithographlic art, the introluc
tioil of steam presses did much to II
help ,lon g the )business. There
was a tLie when all the preI s
work was done biy hand, and this
Clabor made ti'graplhs so high
thalt they wore !}laceel bcvo;aid the
Sreoach of manly people. Steam
10 presses came. howevecr, about.fif
teen years aTo, and the art of en- 1
graving picturties upon .tine re
ceived a new imn)petus. We were
then enabled to make terms with
showmcn and made losters for t
less money than wood cuts could
be made. Theatrical managers
came to us, and we not only made ,
:portraits for them, but even their a
bills that were posted on boards <
were made by lithographic ~,ro
cess. Then Barnum and Fore
paugh took advantage of the su
perior quality of pictures that
could be produced by engravings
on stone, and circus managers I
were our best customers.
"Nearly all the pictures you now
see on bill-boards and in windows
are lithographs. Fifteen years
ago hardly a merchant in the
United States thought he could
advertise by means oflithographs,
but now there ale hundreds who
have costly pictures made. Espe
chally is this true of tobacco firms
and patent medicine men, who 1
give us large orders for advertis
I'S ing pictures.
fa1 "In regard to the fature of the
business, there are no fears that
men any othci process will supplant
the making of pictures on stone.
We make in Chicago some of thle
finest lithographs in America, be
cause we have the highest talent.
Tlhe duplication of colors has
reached a high state of perfection,
and we are enabled to produ:-e the
same effects with two colors that
were originally produced with
'-This matter of getting the'
stones from Bavaria is expensive,
as they cost from three cents to
forty cents a pound. -Now 1 am
inclined to believe. ;that there is
good lithograph stone near HIamil
ton, Mo., that can be utilized. I
went there myself about a year
ago and I am satisfied that this
stone is equal to the Bavarian. If
this is true we can produce litho
A . graphs at one half their present
What a Child Did.
Only a few days ago a mother
and her daughter, on their way
from Philadelphia to Omaha, were
changing trains at one of our pas
ser stations. Suddenly the girl
caught sight of her father, a San
Franciscan, on his return journey
friom Nel York. IHe had parted
fills from his wife six years ago on ac
count of some domestic infelicity.
is. The child called his name-"O
papa!ie There's papa!"-and ran
tron to him. He clasped her in his
arms. But her work as peacema
kr -was only begun. "Now come
over to mamma," she continued
eagerly. "Do speak to mamma.
She has cried so much, and has
told me often how good papa al
ways was." The appeal was irre
sistible. She husband and father
looked at the wife and mother, he
stepped quickly to her, they dasp
ed hands, and the unlooked-for
reconciliation was an accomplished
fact. The west-bound train bore
away a re-united f4mily.--lnteri
They were goingto have compa
ny and she suggested the menu.
S 'We can have oysters on tongue
for one course," she observed.
"I never heariof such.a dish,"/
"Didn't you? It's a very good one
all theeame," she said.,
'I suppose if I get the oysters
y nyou ca:trniph the tonguer:' he
The day of the \wi'l, unltael.i cow
loy of the iiuness West is ,slow
Sly hut sulreiy ( 'awin I, to a close.
'f it is (,', n ie.stion ,1 sh t i" i
ti. ue. ! ih 1 :e will he as i Qi, us Ci
!"a 'a, r's lad. In days na 'o l: '
n the wi
and( th!e ,o.l'1'er settthu'ents were be
wildcer, the ow-i('-enti wats in his l- l
nmeut, and Iletween his Wi iches ster
n. 1 reo1\,l\er lie made it pret :t.ty
Sli\ve'!\ for the citizens of "n' bur i nr
thlroul:ih w1 liclh he lhapipened t:! 1)''
' rile. 1W it!! a sala'ry of $c10 per
e tlmont, an 1 a gaol horse. aecoa m- I.
h p nied with the e' t;t:'aay 1r}nl '
il, he could 1!ut a ,tri.pe ol red
I aro:n.d a small town in very short.
le rder, n:l Ia!urail y he wa:s lotk
n ed .pon a.s very haI medicine. to
1 lhis ),yous whoop" was 1,,l,!e to be (
i heard at ,nyv time, and a man tl
eknew not how soon lie would re to
c 'iCe a bullet in hos body, but as Ul
h1 above state.d, the cow-boy is on th
(ri the wane. To begin with, his sal- at
ld ary has been reduced to $35 per se
rs montl, and this alone would be R
e sulficient to cause him to go into it
ira decline, but there are still other
1s causes that have made hiun mrek
0- and manageable. The people itn
e- the border settlements have hle- h
u come civilized, looking upon a ye:l
,t ling, snorting, shooting cowboy "r. ?
a nuisance. Sheriffs we.re l.ut in 11
is power to enforce the law; not :
weak, timid sheriffs, but men who, ',
wwhen called on to quell a cowbloy ti
VS would wade out into the fracas, eS
rs grab the olffender by the hair and
be make him walk turkev. R,eluced
Id pay, plucky ofliccrs anl ei\liizia.
iS, tion. have had the de(sired ci:'ct
Ilo Upol the we.,:cr of the big" hat ti
e and many guns, and now when lie i
ns enters a tovn it i3 in a quiet, ien
11o tlemanly manner, knowing fll
is well that at .he sound of the first L"
gun, or yell, lie will be yanfle:d oi hl
he his horse and thrust into jail.
at Thus have the mighty fallen, anl '
Lit as sure as a day will come when t(
he. the lion tand the lamb will go to 4i
he housekeeping, so sure will the day t
be- come when a snorting cowboy will nI
nt. be a dime museum freak.--.E. c.
as ----- -
in, Increase of Deer in Maine.
fat Maine historians say that over tl
ith one hundred years ago wolves g
came down from the north and e.
he' devouied most of the deer in the 0
ve. colony. Some of bL. deer swam to $'
to the islands along the coast and at
in remnant was saved. The wolves, d
is havin'g no deer to eat, turn1l- to a
i the domestic animals oi thecoun- a
I try, and gave the settlers great
ta rouble. TheIndians, too, robbed P
his of their meat supply by wolves, t
were for a long Lime in a starving t
Scondition, and often those in the t
interior went miles to the sea
shore for food. The wolves at o
length went northnwood, and little 1l
by little the deer increased until V
er 1840, when there was another wo!f t
raid, and for two years they play. 0
iRY havoc with deer and cattle. t
Then they disappeared and have '
not since been seen much in tihe r
State. Deer are again increasing.
both hoecause of thie absence of
ey olves andl because of the stnring
ent game laws of Maine.--N. Y. 5
Sty . Su.
"O "Hear riie one moment, madam !"
an said the pIeddler at the front door.
his "I have not been rendered inea
na- liable of active exetion by any
)me sort of sad accident; I have not
ned been laid up six months with in
ma.flammatory rheumatism; I have
has not lost my situation on account
al- of my religious principles; I .m
rre- not a poor man, but am doing J
her pretty well in my line of business;
he I have not a wife and three chil
LSp- dren dependens on me for support,
-for for I am a contented bachelor, hap
bed py in the possessic.n of no living 1
ore relatives; I am not studying for
en- the ministry; your next door
neighbor did pot "mnentiob you<
name to me; I never-"
"Step in," interrupted the weary
p woman, with a deep sigh of relief;
nu. "I have been waiting for you for
gue the last 1"0 years.
,, Step in I. don't care 1hat you
are selling, whether it's horn
combs or clotheswringers, I'll buy.
One lAnd if you'd. like a cup of coflfe
or a glasofgood hard cider, just
pay so. Step in-.don't bother
wiping your feet!".-,Puc.,
h T mh AU.D 1i oiy I
"Hei.ap Dm::en Fool."
A :i ;lah:lie story is told in In
Siti'::l cir'cle here anent the recent
iit f Ied Shilt the Ogallahl
I li, 'l to the W hite Ih:.tie. R1eI
Swhif w:S O: of the Inilatn e'll
hei's ol the Wild WI\\'.t show whom
the IPreident invited to call upon
him, The Og:;llal:da tchief expected
SIong c'hat w!ih the rCeat. at liher,
anidi prepared limthselI for a recgular
1),0w-wow. (; ret wasistis tesusy1t,
itlherei(re, when the President
m rel,' dho ', his hIi an:l ndl polite
ly jcpasscd hit on to make rooml
fIr l 10e other m1Icmbi )r o(1 the com
pany. The interpreter, who no
ticed his disapptintment, soughp
to comfort him by saying that
C Great Father was very busy anl
tthat the lied Shirt had been for
tunate to see him at all. lie con
cluded ly saying that sometimes.
Sthe palefaces came to Washington
and waited an entire moon before
r seencg the President, to which
1 Red Shirt rellied: "ilumph, white.
o 1man! hlp damn f"l1I.'
W. hen Ih t Shirt's il)seiration
; *as relpeate.l to a distinguished
S1 n1ited States Senater who has
heen c1 ntinually hounded for of
S "ee, th'at gentleman dryly remark
,d, "Red Shirt may in the past
0 have b;Tn guilty of ira.,ny oflenses
,against society, but his ability to
'si, e up' the average politician cin
titles himn not only to respect but
este m."- Washinlgton Dispatch to:
X. Y. HI erald.
Girls in fli Garden.
et If there is one thing more beau
at tiful than another in a garden of
Ie tiowers, that tiling is a beauti l'I
girl, with asundbonnoet on her hhead
S:i ,; Wide and so capacious that you
thave to get right square before
Sher and pretty near her to see the
~ ,lowing cheeks that :.re sure to he
l there if she is at all accustomed
' to garden walks and works. Phy
to sically, there can be nothing bet
Sto for daughlters, and indeed, for
ill many wIves, than to take solo,
charge of a small flower garden.
The benefits derived from early
rising, stiring the soil, snuffing
oe the pure air, aire freshness and
$ glow of cheek and brightness of
nd eye, cheerfulness of temper, vigor
he of mind and purity of heart. Con
to acquently, she must be more cheer
Iful and lovely as a daughter, more
es, dignified and womanly as a sister,
to and more attractive and confiding
[a.as a wife. If you have not the
mt dooryard ground, then get a doze n.
ed pots and plant the seed of flowers
eto your taste. The care and at
ng tention required to rear and train.
le the growing plants occupies the
.- mind, to the exclusion, oftentimes
at of senseless novel reading, a sense
tic less waste of time. You listless,
tilpale-feed fragile thing of a girl,
o throw off your mock delicacyr, put
Son gloves, if you will, but work in
e. thegarden till your cheeks will
we vie in color with the blush of the
rose you cultivate.
SA Parallel Case
ag. "Boy, is that woman calling to.
Y. you?" queried a Fifth strneet lpe
destrian of a lad of ten who sat, ot
in" "Probably." o
o. "Is she your mother?"
ca- "She says she is."
ny "Why don't you go in when she'
n- "Did you ever have the tooth
int "Oh, yes,"
vm "Ever go to the dentist untiL
in you had to?"
- "Well, this io a parallel case."
rt, "I don't understand."
p- "B3e;I do. Shes waiting to tat
Sme, and I'm putting it off in hopes
for she'll forget it."-Detroit . Free
-- To keep cider through the
amy winter in an unfermented state,
ef; add one pound of whole mustar
fo seed to the barrel, or to one quart
of new milk add half a pint of
ou ground black mustard seed and
or six eggs; teat together thorough
uy. ly and put. into the barrel. It
flee will keep if Sweet a year or more.
her If it were left to me to deeido'
whether we should have a govern.
ment without newspapers Or news
Spape's without a government, I
I shoul jsefer the latter.-Thlmas
'i Y: • ,.J" " ':" "" : " :"