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DR. URIAE R.ILEY,
' ITH an experience of fitteen years
in the treatiuent of diseases micr
dlent to this country, oflers his profes
.it.ual servles to the citizens of Coltax
a. d strriwiliig comntry.
Jr Ohstetrics and diseases of females
fir Utlce and residence at Mirabeau.
one wile below Coltax, Grant parish. la.
Grand, Square and Up
From Jas. F. iLagai, firm Ragan & Car
ter, publishers Dally and Weekly rin
ben-, Jetlersou city, Mo., alter receiv
ing a Sie ustrumenlt. says :
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nace, ks., after receiving a i70U
*,The Beatty' received 4th inst., all O.
K., and comes fully up to your repre
sentation, and exceeds our expectatons.
While I don't profess to be a judge to the
matter, Mrs. B. does, and pronounces it
of very sweet tone; and is very much
pleased with it "
Best inducements ever offered. Money
returned upon return of piano and freight
charges iaud by me (Daniel F. Beatty)
both ways if unsatisfactory, after a test
trial of fi 7e das Pianos w.rranted for
six years. Agents wanted. Pid tor
DANIEL F. BEATTY.
Washington, New Jersey, U. 8 .
oc lti 6-1y
A. GREAT BARGAIN IN A FINE
16O ACRES OF LAND, situated in
Grait pariah, 4t acres under
gsA fence, the balance is spllendid up
lanud. There is a good dwelling-house
coutaiuing three rooms and kitchen,
smoke-house, lumber-house, corn-curib
rand a gaood-paying grist mill, run by
water. This farm s located in a splen
did stock-rauge, and not very far from
market. The stock on the place will
be sold with it, if the Puruhaser wants
This place will be sold for a very
small amounr, and time gives on one
half of the purchase price. Fr fall
particulars apply at thsoeka
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tt O DEU ttQUNT TftXPAVY
OF THE PARISH OF GRANT, FOR THE YEAR 187.
NAMES. % Bb IDAuP. 2
Dubois, Ed Nor half of th~ for east qr, nor w
qr section 2 , tp 7, range 4 west.... 900 2 90
Dean, Thomas J Nor west qr sec 30, tp 7, range 2 west.. 330 4 64
Duplex, L & Nanatatehie lake ............. ...... 00 8 70
Darman, J House and lot in Montgomery........ 600 8 70
Deloy, Em Lots 3 it 4, and improvements in Mon
g.,me ............................. 9500 363
French, Col 1 Ion Hudson Creek................... 160 932
Griffin, N 4 Wes hft of son west qr, nor was qr
son wes qr section 4, tp 6, range
west, nor east qr and son hlf of son
east qr, nor west qr of son wee qr
5, tp 6ti, range 6 west............... 480 00 696
Griustead, Elias 80 On Fish Cren ......... .............. 150 2 18
Hardee, John tWes half nor wee qr, sec 14, tp 8,
rasge 5 west..................... 10 001 74
Hart, WA 24( Nor wee qr sec 18, tp 7, nor weas qr no
east qr se l3, tp 7, range 3 west.... 300 435
Hester, Joseph 440 On Fish Creek, p 8. rage I wet...... 760 10
Hawthorne, Albert 90 dun hf see 39, hf of nor east qr, east h
of son east qr see 7, nor wee qr no
west qr, east hf of nor east qr, wes h
of son east qr, and nor east qr of nor
east qr see 1, nor east qr so I east q
sec 28, tp t, range I east ............. 10000 14 50
Haliday, Newton 114 ec 6, tp , son bfso west qr, so we
qr of so east qr se 6, tp 8, range
west................. ... . 40 0 56 80
aue, Josah East by J W Cruickahank, west by
Bush, south by Johnson's laud..... 800 11 60
ale, Mrs 300 East by A Croickshank west and sontb
byJ W Crsickshank's ............. 750 0010 88
Hickmuan, James 12One-half of upper Hog land.......... 765 00 11 00
Lamoine, H 11 Nor wes qr nor east qi see 20, tp 8, r
wet.... ...................... 2...2 336
compt, A 770 See 6 & 7, tp 7, range 4 west........ 97000 14 07
Lope, Dr On Big Creek, adjoins land of O Drain,
and west by Miag heirs.............. 150 9 18
Lrvett, BF 1 Son east qr se 34, tp 6, range 2 west.
Imr emennts....,r.... . 500 700 25
McrClre, M Fair laco n Little River ............ 0 0 18 56
Morgan, W L Known as Morgan's plantation, lying
oh Hudson creek .................. 1990 00 27 84
Moro, Joseph 240 Wee hf of not east qr, son eas r no
east qr nor east qr nor weas qr. nor
weas qr son east qr. nor emt qr sot
wes qr sec9, tp 8, range 5 west..a... 480 00 696
Osborn, John 1 Adjoiuing land of Mrs Byuum and
Cruickshank....................3... 00 49 30
Peterwick, - I000Bounded north by B3rant, east by
Cruickshank and ituckner......... 1250 00 13
Phillips, Ben "2a3 cultivated, 196 uncaltivated........ 0 08
Pirson, D :'Tp 8, on Bayon Lardigo.............. 100 1 4
Pissy, Joseph J loKnown as Thornton Summer place on
Hudson Creek.................... 690 377
Pollock, heirs 1 Tp 7, range 1 east ..................... 460 67
Phillips, Henry dead Pi e weeds land...................... 80 0 1 16
Rachal, Maxon .ou qr son wes qr aeo 2, tp $, ran 5 80 1 16
Russell, Wm ! Sec 6, tp 9, range 2 west............... 80 16
Rigsby, 8 F 12In see. 5 & 8, tp 8, range 5 west....... 33 4 79
Robbins, W J 1.ou wes qr see c2, tp 8, range 5 west.. 0 00 90
:auliivan, J M Tps d & 9, see 8, range 6 west. Lot 1,
sec 2, tp8, range 6 west............. 4000 5 80
Salter, Mrs estate of 0(p , range 4 west ................ 80000 11 60
Singelton, Mary 1 Bounded by Watson, east by N Swaf
lord, south by Shabino.............. 1700 4
Stetson, Trak 32Son east qr se 11, nor wes qr sec 14, tp
7, range 4 west.................. 400 580
Stone, Mrs B, M Nn
gent, agt 1We hf of son wee qr, nor east qr son
wee qr sec 5, tp 6, range east...... 150 2 18
searbongh, J W 1 p 7, range I west.... ...............350 507
Thompson, Amos B 575Known ai lower Flaglang place, no
west qr, of D Hickman.... ... .. 436 63 44
Terry, Thos L 10 East hf of the nor wee qr of son east q
see 12, tp 8, r 3 wet ............ ... 190 1 74
Weil, B 3Wes hf of se 4, tp 7, 4 west, soc hf
son west qr, wes qr son east qr see 33,
tp 8, range 4 west..... ......... 500 795
Williamson, WL" One house and lot in Mtg'y and imp 300 4 35
Wheller, A wo houses and lots in atntgomry.. 250 6 63.1
Walker, W succesa 1 Poor pine land ........................ 0 1 16
Wuoleey, J B *Wee half nor east qr sec 6............. 150 1
Williams, Jas M duPine woods land ...................... 8000 116
Calhoun, Mrs M A I900Improvements. Bounded by Red ]ve r50500 073 25
S and Bayou Darro...................
McKnight, E Mrs 80,Pine lands. Secs 6 & 7. tp 6, r least... 435 6 30
licKnight, 11 34týJnimproved. ee 8, tp 6, range I east 540 7 83
I hereby certify the within and foregoing to be a true and correct statement
of the Delinquent 'lases for Grant Parish, far the year A. D 1875, now due and
unpaid. J. L. GRAY, 'lax-ollector Parish of Grant.
Sworn and subscribed this 18th day of December, 1876, before me, a'
olfaxr., Louisiana. H.l McLNIGHT, Jastice Pesaoe.
An old beDtltman took up a pa
tent mnedicine alwanac from a pale
lying oo a druggist's counter, at
the same time asking the clerk:
" Are these gratuitous ?7 To which
the matter-of-fact young man re
plied: "Why, no; them's almau
acs. Can't you read ?"
A war between Rnssia and Tur
key is like the battle of the kite
and the snake: whichever destroys
the other, leaves a destroyer less
for the world.
No new politiesal party ever
started that was not a reform par
ty-a party reformed with the
same old leaders.
John Lambert, a common la
borer, receutly found $20,000 in
gold in a cave in East Tennessee.
It Is supposed to be the money
taken from three brothers named
Patterson, who were murdered in
17M4. The murderer died in Vir
ginia some years after, and on his
death-bed made a confessien, and
told where the money was hid.
The parties to whom he told the
story of the buried treasure
searched for it a long ti.ue, but
finally gave it up, and i) was for
gotten until Lambert unlod it in
the cave where the mulerer said
be bid it
There are two resuogs why we
don't trust a man--one is because
we don't know him, the other-s
beenaes we do.
A Oharmning Rfin.
One of the meet ehbrming fe
tions transmitted to us from sa
tiquity, is that of Cupid and Psy
che. In the mythology of anieint
Greece td ome, the union of
thee two (the one a mortal and
the other an immortal bu)in)il
invested with the most isblime
ideas of life, death, and immortal
ity., as fr as the latter thoght
had a place in the religion of ~tB
nations The sam of Psyche
signfiee a butterdy sad a human
~oul. Therefore, when represent
ed with the wing of .a butterly
attached to her sholders, Psyche
mymbolims a tender, spiritual be.
ing, who, freed from the coarser
eovering of hot hrysalis, iss to
a higher existence, where, anited'
with love, she participates in the
blies which the immortal them
Pasyee, the meldt lovel of moe.
ala, was the daughter of power.
!al monarch and the youngest of
bree sister.. So transcendant
was her beauty that no mortal man
iared to sue for her hand; and het
father's subjects, neglecting the
worship of Vens, raised altars to
'syche. Venus, resolving to re
renge herself upn the innocent
iuAe of her humilistio sent
uapid to inspire Psycahe with a
passion for the ugliest of mortals
But no sooner did he see her thean
is laid aside his bow sand arrows
ad resolved to make her his wife.
,n the first occasion that Psyche
and herself aloep, she was over
wwered by deep leep, and, while
he was aneonesioms, Zephyr bore
aer to the abode prepared for her
*y the god of Lov. Her he vie
ted her at night only, announcing
mimself the hudsand saotted to
ter by the immortal.; but warning
er that.she mast aks no effort
o ascertain who he was, lest she
iboeld leeo him and becom mis
table. For a time allweat well,
ntil at last Psyche's overwhelm
ag desire to see some member of
ter own fasily induced Cupid to
end for her two sisters These
indig out the eondition under
which the young bride lived, per
Inaded her that husband must
as some hideous monster who
Ireaded being seen. Finally, to
laie their doubts and her own,
'ychbe stole from her eoach, and,
wrocring a lamp, turned its rays
oll upon her sleeping husband.
[n place of a monster she saw the
eaauti4ual god of Love, But, is
ter anxiety to escape undiscovered
with the lamp, she awkwardly
flowed a drop of the buring-od
o fall upon hti shoulder. Cupid
started p, and, trning a look of
corn and indignation upon the
inhappy Psyche, fed from her
ight, never more to return.
The anhappy wife, fearing she
tad lost her husband forever,
attempted to destroy herself; but,
nesting the god Pan, he eoaeoled
mer by the predietion that a the
emote future she should bhappy
ice more. Psyclhe wandered over
be whole earth in fruitless searh
or her husband, and iAnlly, in
ter desperatiore la to Venus
The latter, mi of pa wrom
mmediately set the wit to t
erformance of sevesal tasks,
which she aceomplished only by
he assistance of tm invisible pow
)re sent by Cupid to protect her.
unally', she was commanded to
leecend into Orcas itself, and pro
:ure from Proserpine a box con
ainnmg the highest eharms of
auaty. This mimion was nearly
iled, when vanity and ouriosity
aoambmed induced her to open the
boLr She was instantly involved
in a black anrod noxiopu vapor,
which threw her into a deepuleep,
fromr which she would not have
arisen, had not Gupid hastened ro
ber assistance. He restored her
to life, and conducted poor Psyche
into the presence of Jove, there
proclaiming her his lawful wife,
and suppheating for her admission
among the immortals. Jupiter
complied with his requet, and
thus was celebrated the second
and heaveanl marriage of Cupid
The russian Emaperor getting
tired of "standing it" any
and tlhastmma to eit dowsn eath