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OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF CLAI BORNE PARISH, OA.ee ia tho Old Post OBe Bnilding" C. W. SEALS & J. R. PHIIPPS, EDITORS & PaornrrroRs. ZEomer, La, Friday ......ay 10,1889 A FATAL TAINT. The arrest of Wi. Boullt. of Natchitoches, in this city on Frt day last, on a charge of destroy ilg the records of his native par ish, has br)ught to light a family history whose absorbing interest, no less than its sad and sorrowful ending, would furnish material for a story of more intense intelost than Miss Braddon's 'Cors, the Octoroon," or than any of the novals that have dealt with that peculiar class in whose veins courses but a suspicion of negro blood. Boullt,' it appears, has been a "uoleman Republican," (whatever that may be) up in Natchitoches, and when Harrison was elected he at once set him self to the task of getting an illice. His peculiar fancy was the position of Register of the Land Office at Natchitoches, now held by Mr. Willis Holmes, a staunch Democrat, appointed by Cleveland. At first Boullt did not feel that the slight taint of negro blood be knew to be in his veins would act as a bar to his odvancement. He naturally thought Harrison would recognize the negro in his appoint meats, and, therefore, gave no con cern to the question of mixed blood. Doubtless he thought "Boullt Africanus" would appeal more strongly to Mr. Harrison than Boullt, the seemingly pure Cauca slas, for Boullt, be it known, bears no appearance of mixed blood. But as time progressed, and the Louisiana negroes came home from Washington, one by one, sad and sorrowful, without an office, the idea dawned upon the man from Natchitoches that his hopesa were forever gona unless every scrap of evidence of his mixed ancestry should be made to disap. pear. bo Bloullt conceived the ade of gaining entrance to the *ecorder's oill:e in the town of Natchitoches, and while the re corder and his tdeputies were Sabsent of destroying any and all records of the marriage of his father and mother, wherein is con tained the statement that the lat ter wUas of mixed Cancastian and negro blomod. This, it appears, he m "ccaed in doing, and with hi. Spast thus blotted out, he has stroag hopes that his future would be rosy with the hue of e*ice. He left Natehitoehes and came to this . city on roate to Washington., But his desecration of the records .was h decvered, and--a telegram :. from Sheriff Trirchel, of Natchtto :he, causlled his arrest be Chief Alea~ essey in this city on Friday :last, as alread related in. the is D1arevcralt. The arrest of Boulit has dis. elosed a eaurtons family history. : tas year befbre the war' David 1 : f. Boult, a wealthy planter and a lbhelor, lring near Natchito. e, aL. cameo to this eity to buy - ve. At the AreadeExchange, -ebtwbeBlagaiTeanedTohoupitosb ak atreete, he saw brought out sai!al:to the i4ighet bidder a ~xr W bestiful sad lovely -egtoreosrrn.who. dreamzyeye. ad ngnoroua mrano, at once 1him captily. He bought Set(tradittioft say. for a good ptn u ien sand bore hr in 1s to his magnfalent estate tb beaks of Ped river. She Shii t mista3ea, sad ninea. frat were bora to them--four eWdesgl to marry -this i who grew more -ir w i.plhek the New: So the girls were sent to Paris, where race prejudice does not exist, and there received all the culture and refinement of the French schools, and mingled with the best society of the French capital. Upon their return from Paris, accomplished linguists and skilled musicians, the father deo cided that he would give them his name by marrying their octoroon mother. The war had passed and no legal barrier stood in the way. So Boullt and the octoroon, bought twenty years before at the New Orleans slave market, were made man and wife, and the whole fam ily moved from their plantation home to the town of Natchitoches. The sons meanwhile, younger than the daughters, were being educat ed at the best colleges and univer sities in this country. One by one they returned humo, well edu cated young fellows, of pleasing address, and destined, but for the fatal taint, to play no uneventful part in the history of that section of the State. When the Boulit family had finally all collected in Natchito ches they found their position a trying one. Utterly isolated from the whites, and too highly cultur ed to enjoy the society of the race whose blood coursed in but small measure through their veins, they were as utterly desolate as the exile in the depths of Siberia. But the father was kind and indulegent, he was prosperous, and the family bore its burden with becoming forti tude. No breath of suspicion at tached to the girls, and they grew up highly respected, but utterly shunned. One ray of light, however, in the perpetual social gloom of t he Boullt household came when a scion of one of the nobelest of the Creole families in the parish fell in love with the beautiful Laura Boullt, a perfect blonde, whose beauty is tothis date a common theme of discussion in Natchito ches, and addressed her. To the credit of the girl, be it said, she rejected him, declaring that they could never be happy, no matter how much they loved each other, for he would never fall to her social level, and she could never hope to rise to his. Two of these girls, however, married men of pure Caucasian blood. One is livin. in Boston with her husband, who is the postal service: the other married a dentist, who lives in a city in the interior of this State. Laura, the beautiful blonde who rejected the noble young Creole, and the re maining sister, have never married. Butto return to Boullt, the father. When the .Republican party came into power in this State after reconstruction, Boullt joined it for the money there was in it. For years he was bhebrains and the backbone of radicalism in Natchitoches parish. He was made tax collector by warmotlh, and later by Kellogg. Shrewd and canning as he was, he did not toresee that the excesses of the reign of radicalism could end but one way-in revolution-and when the crash came he went down in the general destruction, fortune and all, and a few years later died an utter physical And financial wreck. His family was left desti tute, and they scattered here, thereand everywhere, two of the sons, however, remaining in Natchitoches-David H. Bonlit, Jr., the eldest of the five, and Wil liam H. Boullt, the second son, who was arrested in this city, as already told. The two unmarried girls are now living in this city. Of the remaining sons the wherea bouts is anknown, Surely, no more powerful illustra tieo. of the fata taint of negro blood psan be found than in the history of this Natchitoches fram ily, all of which sprang from the visitof a wealthy Red river cot tohn planter to this city before the war to boy slaves, and his good orill fortune in being present when the auctioneer- led out the ea'atiful ootoroon girl to be sold. Times .Democrat. TheFrogand the Ball ofBatter. Alndy of thts town recently roc Spet of emam in a 'sprng near -the houese, so that t might keep oo. ltring the hight a frbg fell tpttut~Qofaeknslyek trn.p Farm and Garden Rotes. A hen with frosty comb will nEt lay. The selection of the best will give the survival of the fittest. Keep every young animal on the farm continually gaining. There is no profit to be derived trom idle or half starved animals of any breed. The grains of pop corn that slightly char instead of popping are excellent feed for liens. Abundant pedigee will never make up for lack of abundan food and general good case. I)o not let the milk, cream or butter freeze; it spoils the flavor and keeping quality of the but ter. Put butter into such packages as your market demands. Thirty to sixty pound Welsh tubs are best for the general market. Dairymen to have good cows must raise the calves from their best cows bred to thoroughbred bulls of dairy breeds. There is a time when it is safe to prune most varieties of decid uouu fruit trees, and that time is when the wood is ripe and while the tree is in a dormant dondi tion. When the weather will permit go over the fencing and see that all is in good repair. Dispense with all that is unnecessary, but have what is actually needed in as good repair as possible. A poor fence is really worse than none. Reciprocity, A good story illustrating the rights of children to get in a ques tion or two in reply to interroga tories by their elders was told by a prominent physician here to a lady patient a day or two ago. "Whose boy are you?" said the doctor to a bright-looking young ster who was playing in a patient's garden. "Mr. Jim-'s, Whose be rou?" was the unexpxctLed rejidtler.- Klingston Freeman. ----~--..e Tweedledea and Tweedledurn- Hubby -"I do wish that baby next door would keep quiet. Its yelling is a terrible nuisance." Wifey-"Why John, that's not the Smith's baby. It's ours, in the back room." lubby--"Is that so? The dear little darling '' Physicians Ccnfess. All honest, conscientious phy sicians who give B. B. B. (Bo tanic Blood Balm( a trial, frank ly admit its superiority over all other blood medicines. Dr. W. J. Adair, Rockmart, Ga., writes: "I regard B. B. B. as one of the best blood med icines." Dr. N. II. Roscoe, Nash ville, Tenn., writes: "All re ports ofB B B are favorable, and its speedy action is truly wonderful." Dr. J. W. Rhodes, Craw fordville, Ga., writes: "I con fess B B B Is the best and quick est medicine for rheumatism I have ever tried." Dr. L. J. Farmer, Crawford ville, Ga., writes: "I cheer fully recommend B B. B as a fine tonic alterative. Its use cured an excrescence of the neck after. other, remedies ef fected no perceptible good." Dr. C. E. Montgomery, of Jacksonville, Alabama, writes: "My mother insisted on my getting B B B for her rheuma tism, as her case stubbornly re sisted the usual remedies. She experienced immediate relief and her improvement has been truly wonderful." A prominent physician who wishes his name not given, says : "A patient of mine whose case of tertiary syhilis was sure ly killing him, and which no treatment seemed to check, was entirely cured with about 12 bottles of BB B. He was fair ly made up of skin and bones and terrible ulcers." Just Received. I have just received my ateok of tools and materials which consists of everything to de first-lss work, and am new ready te do all kinds of fne work on very shrt notice. I s-ollqit wioryk fre aR ptotte conutary, and Ma~bas; 'idr a Lrkeit~i8~ h'fwsl UNPRECEDENTED ATTRAC. TION! Over a Million Distributed Lollisiana Stat lotteory S9mpany, . Incorporated by the Legislature in 18t6, for edncational and charitable purposes, and its franchise made a part of the pressut State constitution, in 1879, by an OVERWHELMING POPC LAR NOTE. Its GRAND EXTRAORDINARY DRAWINGS take place Semi-Annually (Juno and December). and its GRAN i) SINGLE NUMBER DRAWINGS tare pllaco on each of the other ten months in the year, and are all drawn in pub lie, at the Academy of music, New Or leansu La. •'We do hereby certify that we super vise the arrangements for all the mnenth ly and Semi-Annnal Drawings of the Louisiana State Lottery Co.,and in per soi manage and control the Drawings themselves, and that the name are cot. ducted with honesty, fairness and good faith towards all parties, and we an thorize the Company to use this c.rtif icato, with the fac-simuils of our signa tures attached, in its advertisemnuts." COMMISSI ONE R.S. - We the undersigned Banks and Bank era will pay all Prizes drawn in the Louisiana State Lotteries, which may be presented at our counters. R. M. Walmsley, Prest. Nat. Bank. P. Lanaux, P1 es. State Nat. Bank. A. Baldwin, Pres. N. O. Bank. Carl Kohn, Pres. Union Nat. Bank. GRAND MONTHLY DRAWING. - WILL TAE PLACR-- AT THE ACADEMY OF MIu'JIC, New Orleans TUESDAY May 14, 1889, CAPITAL PRIZE, - $300,000 100,000 Tickets at Twenty Dollars; Halves, $10; Quarters, $5 00; Tenths, $2 00; Twentieths, $1 00; LIST OF PRIZES. 1 Prize of $300,000 is........$300,000 1 Prize of 100,000 is....... 100,000 1 Prize of 50,000 is....... s 0,000 I Prize of 25,000 i*....... 25,000 2 Prizes of 10;000 are....... 20.000 5 Prizes of 5,000 are....... 25,000 25 Prizes of 1,000 are....... 25.000 100 Prizes of 50.J arc....... 50,000 200 Prizes of 100 are....... 60,000 500 Prizes of 200 are....... 100,000 APPROXIlMATION Pizlzrs. 100 Prizes of $500 are........ $50,000 100 Prices of 300 are........ 30,000 100 Prizes of 200 are........ 20,000 TEI:MINAL PRIZES. 999 Prizes of $f00 are........ 99,900 999 Prizes ef 100 are........ 99,900 3,134 Prizes, amounting to.....$1,054,800 NOTE.-Tickete drawing Capital P'rizes are not entitled to terminal pIt ree. i" FOR CLUIf RATES, or any fur thor information desirod, write legibly to the unldersigned, eh arly stating your residncee, with Statea Countyi , Strout and Number. More rapidi return mail delivery will be uassunrdl by your uencloaing an envelope bearing your tull address. Send Postal Note,, Elxprles Mbury Orders, or N.,w York Excha Ig. in crdi nary letler. WE PAY CI AtRGES OS CURRE.Cf Sent to us by ExePree hi .sumi f5 uor ov'er. Addrers 1e w OrbLaks, La. Address Registereda Letters to New Orleans Na tional Bank, NEW OnLA:A, ,LA' REMEMBER THAT ONE' DOLLAR Is the price of tile smallest part or frac tion of a ticket issaned in any drawing. Anything in our name affordnled at a less price, is either a counterfeit or a swin dle. REMEDMBER, also that the payment of Prizes is GUARANTEED BY FOUR NATIONAL BANg8 of New Orl,,aus, and the Tickets ared signed ny the P'res ident of an Iastitution whose chartered rights are recognized in the highbest Courts; therefore, beoware of all imita tions and anonymoUs seholesa. PFlIT T YOil I YE, -,-tSCHE IR ,yBtB DIAg H. HIRSCHBERGS The well-knewa Opieian of 187 IN. Fourth Str,, [ander Planters lonse) St. Leuis, ha appoitid G. 0. Gill, of He mer, La., a Asgt for his ealobrated Dis. mend 8pe laTe "and Eyelglams, anad alsoe for his Diamoned HeChangeabhle 8pectacles and Eyeglasses. These Glas ses are the greatest lavntion ever made In 8pectaeles. Ify a proper onstre tion of the Lens a person purehasing a pair otf these NIe-Changeable Glasses severras to ehange these Glasses from the eses, sad every pair pnrchased are guaranteed, so that if they ever leave the eyes [no matter how rusted or serastehbed theLaease are] they will far aish the party with a new pair of Glau ses free ofharge. G. . OGill'has a fall assrtmettnt aP.i4 Iiteal who wire to *r :`ft~i*Odteg . r ?ay .saiFall h i u~4. eaaad iae HW. P. THEUS &,CO., ----DEALER IN DRY GOODS, CLOTIIING,BOOTS,SHOES,HIATS First House South of Depot, Arcadia, Louisi ana. LOWEST prices given on Goods. Don't forget to call on me when yoa comen to Arcadia. I will make it to your i':torunt. IT [Iighest prices paid lor Cotton and all kinds of Country Prodntoo, and the LOWEST prices given on goods. Don't forget to call, n me whln you come to Arcadia. I will mako it to your Inte'rest. Ot3Al: ] CI FA IC ·r7g Fon sJILL IRR.EGULARITIES PECU1JL1A T 0 .ER'SEX. APrancTy R C1oLA a ,AND POWERFUL TONIC. SiF-TAKEN-DURING.THE ' 6H~AG GF3F "LIFE -- GREAT SUFFER:'NGAND - DANGER WILL BE AVOIDED. 'SEND FODR-- 3Q0K. BRADFIELD REGULATORCO ATLANTA,GA. :cOANGER ý OATHý C D IS A LINtIMENT PERFECTLY 'HARMLES.AKi SHOULD BE USED A FaWMONTHS.,aFORE CONPINEMENT. SEND FOR BOOK TO MJTHERS FID rE ULAIDRUUI L0A...= -, _w »___ ITCHING PILES.tr 3 SKKOL3$ALK DEALERi IX Brogaus and ati. EW ORLANES, LA. UEEN & HEN& COENT 4"UEEC & C'RECENT Yxcksburg, Shreveport & Pacific Railroad. The short line toall Eastern cities,and to points in Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee & the Carolinas. Solid trains are run between Sbreve port and Cincinnati, with MANN BOUDOIR CARS between Vicksburg and Cinclnatil. ,'or dened Time Table, in effoct Oct. 2, 1888. ]tations. Ij Tr. ast i Tr. West Shreveport.... 6:00 am 8:15 p m fl.nghton...... 6:36 a m 7:41 p m Sibley......... 7:06 am 7:10 pm Arcadia........ 7:58 am 6:18 pm ICustoun....... 8:38 am 5:38 pm Choudrant..... 8:56 a m 5:21 p m Monroe ........ A 9:55 am 420 pm Monroe ........ Lv 1005:a 4:10 p m Vicksburg...... A 3:15 p, 11:00a m Station. I Tr. horth. I South Ciciannati, Ar 6:40 p m Lv 7:55 a am Cbhatanooga, Lv 9:00 a m 6:00 pm Birmingham, 3:20 a 11l:00 pm Meridian, 10:30 p m Ar 4:00 a a Yicksbnrg, 4:00 pm 10;30 a m For futnre informatioa, u' to Itee &o., write -. ARDY, ..isataut General P aseoner Agenul The Guardian -AND-- The New Orleans Weekly Timies-Dmocirat for only $2 00 per year in advance. Jackson, Miss. [Tusurpassed advantages in all Do partments. Price of Life Scholarship for completo conrse in Book Keoping, Banking, I'enmannhip, Arithmetic. To legraphy, &,$10. Average time roquiir ed to complote the Diploma Coursre 3 months. Good board $1" 50 per month. Circulars fro. L. A. WYATT, Pres. D. I. B. POJAI, I D, (.LI1L Or DALLAS, Tr:XAR.) SAVING permanettly located i onter tenders his professionia ser-..i vices to the public in the practice of MEDICINE and SURGERY.1 Special attention given to chronic diseases of both sexes -will visit any part of the country andt puerftur surgi cal operations. Office up-staiis over 0. G. Gill's store. Residenco opposite the Presl, tlrian church. F-8. THE HAMILTON HOUSE South Side Public Square, IIOMEILA, 0- -0 I respectfully invite my friends and" the traveling pnhbl in general to give me a call at my hulse. tL' I promise good attention at reas ouablc rates. MR8. T. P. IIA1MIL'TON. BEN IIOLZMAN, -DEALER IN Dry Goods, Clothing, FhIrnishin g Goods, BOOTS, SHOES And n,S. Headquarters for Ladies' Misses and Children's Underwear, sam ples of same mailed on application. -0 Orders in all departments will receive prompt and careful attention. When visiting our city we would be pleased to have you call and take a look thrnough our immense eatablishment, son, e2g and 2S2 Texas itreet, S1IJIEVEPOIRT, - - - LA. W. A. JOHNST0N, --DEALER IN VAT (HIS' CLOCKS, JEWELRY, Goldlil Sillor-glatl Ware, SPECTACLES, Etc. L. N. A S. RAIL ROAD. Time Table No. 4,4n Effect April 1st 1889. 'S'oth. S~tai's'u, North. o, 1, T o . . ... No. . No. 4 '- Leve* Arrive -00m3:00pm Homer, 9.0oam?:36pm &4bi#:4pm Athens, l0-.~40s m - ,..l GI..... . 0m7:O THE HOIER fGflTADI.N, THE OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF CLAIIBORN IN PARISIf. Under special con tract with the P0 LICE JURY it pub lishes all the official proceedings of the parish. Publishes all pro ceedings of the SCIOL Publishes all j'o. ceediigs of the \ THE BEST RllTISIll NORTH LOUJISIANA, -THE GUARDIAN JOB OFFICE WI IS Fully Equipped 55 For the execution of Eyery De scription of JOB WORK at City Prices Sabecriptiom price O;~ jJjLLC L ~YEAR The New Orleans Weekly Plc .yune and The GUAmDIAN for ONE DOLLAR per year. Adsdrue all camunaxetionas to ,? .~ PEJ~'P8A SEAS, .