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THE COLPAX CHRONICLE.
n ni pnbcpcn~ent ournal, bcbotcb to oral ainb c6tntra l 1eus, fittrature, iciinct, cgriculture, etc.
VOL. I.' COLFAX, GRANT PARISH, LA., SATURDAY, MACII 17, 1877. INO. 28.
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the Siuutier:;i 1ji-'LI (,u. Ott this i.
puitit, Have iar i.1OaCcil tie ex- :1,
pesct;itl(:l of e\-·cTr t110 ? ,Ilot Sail-n p
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feral the b'ii of ain elitiro' new y
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stlI U'tIh(ut of lliC:l 1' a . l, ,. He Ih
semis to Ihie tatkcn tutu hits in ILLS l
teeth, as they uiVý of a rate biori~. *\
aud Lot boltted tLu jarty tr.i··;i 1,
EIl. (abLinet ill he iitudle up of II
tLe iUj>it rt. -P tta ICo e'ltiuent' iun
t~tiB.· 1: i t tlo .1: Iirtv' ni lie roio st
pr'~oUiw'li ea:i :iii lit '4 of thel ¶x
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slot I~ii~kl'1i I 11"'' f:il jots.i Lo)inl
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the Sounth illhitil Hith-t ti of Id ~r'
CLJi :1"r:1s : U:~u litrr.; hind. wit thej
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l'o:l cty rel('lI: 1I1 :I( · \. l;L :
the l~tt::iii fiy
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can be ibtai21. at tio Cat..:
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be to tde ; rh :.ill;; laity t rgaui
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The French Version.
'" onsieur Ad:un, he wake up,
he see une belle demoiselle asleep
: ze g:riten. Voil ade la chance!
I'Ion jour, Madame Iv.' Madame
Iv she awake~.she hold hold her I
i.tn btfore her face. Mon-ieur put
ip his eye ginls. to admire ze tah- I
h.au. Zev make make one prom
enale. Madame Iv ,hee feel hun
gry; and see appel on ze arbre.
Serpent se pro.minade sur iarbae,
make one walk on ze tree. ' Ion
stiur le Serpent,' sass Tv, ' weel
you not have ze boute to peek me
some appel ? J'ai faini.' ' Cer- 1
tainement, madame,' says ze ser
pent, 'charms de vous voir.'-
" Hula, mon ami! ar-r-etez-vouts,'
sa s Adam, 'stop! stop! Que
songez-vous faire'? What madness
is zeis? You must not peek ze
appel.' Ze snake he take one
pinch of enuff, he say : ' Ah, Mou
siu r Adam, do you not know sere
is nossingi prohebeet for ze ladies ?
Madame Iv, permit me to offer
you some of zis fruit defendu.' Iv
she made one courtesy; ze snake
he fill her whole parasol with ap
el; he say: Eritis sicut Dens.
Monsieur Adem he will eat ze ap
pel, he will become like un Dieu
know ze good and ze evil. But
you, Madame Iv, cannot become
more of a goddess than you are
now.' And zis finish Madame Iv."
The corruption of the Roman
Empire culminated when the em
pire was put up at auction and
Luocked down to the highest bid
der. That wa., done in the openi
day, however. In this country the
Government is ignominiously sto
len by the secret ballot manipula
tions of sneak thieves. It is worse
:han a public auction, because the
sthal is accomplished under pre
tense of holding a popular elec
Said Cicero : "I he ballot is'dear
to the peiple, for it uncovers men's
j;tcs and conceals their thoughts.
It gives theim the op,,portunity of
votiing as they hke and promising
ill tlat they are asked." But the
great RIoman lawyer had not con
',rivel of sua'h a political nmos
.rottity as a returning board, which
_ivea the people to understand
thi:at their ballots are worth abso
iutn iv nothing. F
The sinuous Sherman pretends
., b,. "'surprised"' at objections to
:ie t ribunal's decision. How com
('.11 for a rolbb.r, after he has ri
ded onr p .ckts, and has his
a .l 4 about yoir throat, t say,
I' amn surprised that you object to
this little business. It is imy
Fred. May in a New Role.
N. Y. Cor. of the Capitol.]
Lord ! Lord ! how this world is
given to--marrying! Mr. Fred.
May is now to apt.ear in the char
acter of a bridegroom, having suc
cessfully demonstrated his tadlcuts
as a I rother. The lady of his
choice is M:ss Stevens, daughter of
- Mrs. Paran Stevens, an heiress by
right of inheritance and a hlbe
because of beauty. Miss Stevens
has spent touch time abroad, and
-her manners have all the culture
that evnes from travel and associ
ation with the best society of for
eign capitals. They will make a
hba:lsome couple : Mr. May is an
Adonis, and Miss Stevens has a.
Sfine sympqthetic presence. When
I the famous tableaux were given at
Sthe Union League Theatre, a sea
son or so ago, Miss Sttevense im
personated Egypt, and the quaint
magnificence of her attire made
Sher look lhke another Cleopatr:.
T''his young lady came very near
Smarrying the Earl of MIontrose,
and might have done so, save for
a question of marriage settlement.
The Stevens estate is a large one,
but it is said to be tied up for the
t While walking over the battle
,t ground of the crater near PIeters
Sburg, Va., recently, a gentleman
e found a curious relic, consisting ,of
Stwo minie balls flattened and im
s bedded in each other. Oue was a
. Federaland the other a Confed
As it has been extensively reported by G
rival sewing machine companies and
their peddlets. that the malnifotture and F
s.lc" of the GROVER & BAKER SEW
ING MACHINES had been susptnded,
and the mnachilnes andt the parts could no to
longer be obtained, I beg leave to state Pt
that the business of muanufacturing the ,
machines has ONLY been changed, and cr
that the supply will be larger. and better, 1l
and the sale of these Celebrated Ala- "
chines more vigorously pushed than ,
ever before. The popularity of the li
GROVER d BAKER Machines is hard se
to overcome, and it is only by such is
,meains and misrepresentations that many tl
of its rivals even effect a loan df their at
GROVER & BAKER S. M. DEPOT, "I
No. 5 Chartres street, New Orleans, La.
Ii. H. TRUE, Agent. ti
October 21-4in A
ZATTY PIAN 0.
GRIAND, SQUARE AND UPRIt;IlT.
This instrument is the most handsome
ant best piano ever before manufactured
in this country or Europe, having the
greatest possible depth, richness and
volume of tone. combined with a rare
brilliancy, clearness and perfect even
ness throughout the entire scale, and
above all a surprising duration of sound,
the power and syimpathetic quality of
which never chane's under the most
delicate or powerful touch. Space for
bids a lull description of this magnificent
instrument. Agent's discount given
where I have no agents. Remember you
take ino risk in purchas:n'g one of these
celebra'ed instiutnts. It after (5 tive
days test trial it proves uusataiitactoly
the money you have pail will be refund
ed upo'" return of instru l et and freight
charges paid by nme both ways. Pianos
warianted ",'r ' i years.
DIANIEL F. BiEATTY,
Washington, New Jersey, U. S. A.
W. J. DUFFY,
BLACKSMITIH AND HORSESHOER,
Everything in my
line do,:e in a hirim.
tast'eful and work
I maiike mllanner. Tlihe
patrouage tof oulr country flairmers is re
spectfully solicited. vol 1 noltf
DR - URIAH RILE'Y,
1rlTII an experience of fifteen years
tI ln the treatument of diseases mci
dent to this country, offers his profes;
sional services to the citizens of Colfax
and surroulnding country.
fAl- Obstetrics and diseases of females
fr-t Otice and residence at Mirabeau,
one mile below Cuolax, Grant parish, La.
BEATTY P" A.
Grand, Square and Up
From Jas. F. Ragan, firm Ragan & Car
ter, publishets Daily and \VWekly Tri
bune, Jefferson City, Mo., after receiv
tung a 700U instrument, says :
"Piano re ached usr in good condition.
I am Cell pleased with it. It is all you
repltesLent itt,' be."
From E. L. Baldridge. Benuington Fur
nace, Pa., after receiving a 700O
"The bi atty' received 4th inst., all O.
K., anlt comes lully up to your repro
sentn;otliL. iand exct'ees our ex)pectatLons.
W 'ile I don It protess to be ajuldge in the
matter, .Mrs. it. does, and pronutlnices it
oft'very ,aeet tone ; and u1 very much
pleased with it."
Best inducements ever offered. Money
returned upon return itt piano and freight
charges paid by me (Daniel F. Beatty)
bothl u ays it uns.:tisfaetory, after a test
trial of tire days. Pianos warranted for
six years. Agents wanted. Send for
c1 atlogUe. Addtress,
DANIEL F. BEATTY.
,\Washingtoun, New Jersey, U. S. A.
. cl4 i6-1y
SA RARE CHANCE.
A (GREAT BARGAIN 1N A FINE
160 ACRES OF LAND, situated ill
VGr:ant paris.h, 40 acrE's uIhier
Sgood. t'ence., the bahillce is splendid dIe
las. Thre .z h is a g,:N dwelliug-hdous
ismokc-houe, nbe-h . iiii hour-l, se, cornI-crib
antl a goed-pa~ ing grist nmill, run by
Swater. Tl'hi farm is located in a splen
did stock-range, and not very far troem
mIiarket. The stalk un the place wjhl
Shbe ,dd with it, if the purchaser wants
'I lhs place will be sohl for a very
sniall aouttnT, lind tilte given on itui
a half of the purchciase price. For full
Sparticulars apply at thlus ofteio
Golia. )ov. Mb V
EATTY P I A N O. C
GRAND SQ UARE AND UP
From Hon. G. It. Cather, publisher
:Southern Aegis," Ashville, Ala.:
"We have received from the maunfac
turer, Daniel F. Beatty. one of his square
pnuos. It is a thing of beauty, but not
more exquisite to the eye is the finish of
its workuauship, t an charming to the
ear is the sweetness of its melody. The
piano combines the highest excellence,
e, which all first-class matufacturers of
musical instruments aim. To all who
wi"'h to invest in a first-class piano we
have no he',itancy in advising them to
send the money directly to Mr. Beatty.
We speak from actual experiment, and it
is with pleasure we give 'his evidence ot
the rehalbility of Mr. Beatty and his in
Best offer ever given. Money refbtded
upon return of piano and freight charges
ai"d by me (Daniel F. Beatty) both ways
if unsatisfactory, after a test trial of five
ays. Planos warrnuted for six years.
Agents wanted Send for catalogue.
Address, DANIEL F. BEATTY,
Washington, New Jersey, U. S. A.
DEALER IN I
P x 0 ' 180 2. 8,
WINES AND LIQUORS,
BOOTS & :SHOES
TOBACCOS AND CIGARS.
THE IIIG(;HET MARKET PRICE
COTTON, HIDES, WOOL. BEESWAX,
COUNTRY PRODUCE, ETr. 1
October 21, '76. tf
.II GOLDEN TONGUE
Messrs. (;e.. P. Rowell , Co., (N. Y.)
Newspape*r Reporter, says:
')Danitm F. leatty, the' organ builder,.
of Wasluln in, N. J., presses forward
with greatest vigor."
Fron Win. Peol, Niagara Falls, N. Y.
,*Several months use of the elgant
Parlor Organ you sent me, satisties me
that it is one of the beat made. It has a
rich tone; its various tones are most
pleasaut I most heartily ~econ mend
your organs for parlor, school, church or
Best offer ever given. Money refunded
uipOU return of organ and freight charges
I 1aid by me (Dmniel F. ieatty; both ways
i t unsatisfactory, after a test trial of five
days. Organ warranted for five years.
SPnd tor extended list of testimonals
Shetoure buying a parlor organ.
1 Address, DAitEL F. BEATTY,
Waahington, New Jersey. U 8. A.
H. H. MUM FORD, C
SOS 0C ERIES
FHI TRUTH ET LWSTI
COLFAXis of .......... LOUISIANA.
A FC''LI COPAY, Eitt
beth, N. J., for their FAMILY 1EWISO
CIHE TRUTH AT LAST
-A tlewi , THE-1ody
The United States Centennial Com
mission announce the following report
as the bdsis ofean award to the SINGER
MANUFACTURING COMPANY, Eliza
ir A S huttle Sewing Machine, embody
shutthl carrier, movedl trans~ersely to
the ft ed hy Iealllls of a crank on a rota
ting slhalft; a four-motioned positive
feted, and a straight needle with its
3eyer parallel with the direction of feed.
For the following reasons:
Family Machine, embinulyiug the great
est uI m ber of umst approved mechanical
devices to impart positive motions to
the vari-us parts, simplicity of con
struction, good workmanship, excellent
lujmatity and quality of work done,
originality, and for completeneas of
display. A. T. Gosmoax,
I Director General.
J. R. 1AWLEY, I'rtlldent.
Altraw-MTr Aac, Ass't lSetawry.
lPURE LINEN THREADS,
Manufactured expressly for
Tailors, Shoemakers, Weavers,
STANDARD NEEDLES FOR THE
Floren B. P. Howe,
A. B. Howe, Singer,
Empire plain, Wilson.
Elia Howe, Etna plain,
Weed, Wheeler a Wilson,
Beduced to 40 sacents per dosean.
Ashworth's English Spool Cotton. Oro.
ver and Baker Sewing Machine Twist
and Silks. Nye's Pure Sperm Oil. For
Sale at LOWEST CASH RATES.
GROVER & BAKER SEWING
No. 6 Chartres street, New Or
H. H. TRUE.
S Otober 21, '76 tm
(Established in 18156.)
Believing it to be BY FAR the best
Parlor and Orchestral Organ msnuhe
tured, we challenge any manufacturer to
equal them. The celebrated Golden
Tongue Reeds in this organ in conjune
tfon with the Perfected Reed Boards
produce sweet, pure and powerful tones.
Superb cases of new and elegant designs.
Ministers, teachers, churches, schools,
lodges, etc., should send for price list
Dealers will And it to their advantage
to examine this instrument. It has ini
provements found in no other. Comre.
Best offer ever given. Money refbhd
ed upon return of organ and freight
charges paid by me (Daniel F. Beatty)
both ways if unsatisfactory, after a test
trial of Ave days. Organ warranted for
six years. Agent's discount given
everywhere I have no agent. Agents
DANIEL F. BEATTY,
Washington, New Jersey, U. 8. A.
7EIILTONT L, DTNN,
MONTGOMERY, GRANT PARISH, LA.
To the Working Clas.,-we are now
preprired to furnish all classes withcon
stant employmeut at home, the
whole of the time, or for their spare
moments. Business new, light, and
profitable. Persons of either sex easily
earn from 50 cents to $6 per evening,
and a proportional sumrn by devoting
their whole time to the business. Boys
and girls can earn as munch as me.
That all who see this notice may send
their addrean, and test the business we
make this unlparalhlel ofuer: To such as
are not well satiistid we will send one
dollar to pay for the trouble of writing.
Full particulars, samples worth several
dollars to conuence work on, and a
" ope of Home and Fireside, one of the
largest and best Illustrated Publica
n- tions, all neut free by mail. Reader, if
rt you ,want permanent, profitable work,
IR ;idress GEORGE &TILNSON & CO.
wIarl Portland, Maine.
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