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Publisher and Proprietor.
_aturday, - - January 20, 1894.
Russia has sppropriated £5,500,
000 to be expended on her navy.
Fifteen hundred bales of cotton
were burned is Memp',is last Tues
The French boom-thrower, Vail
lant. has been sentenced to the gal
There is an electric phaeton on the
ftreets of Paris, running at the rate
of ten miles an hour.
For several dlays last week there
was not a lemon to be foun I in New
Orleans, Memphis or Vickburg.
-- - -.
Eleven millions of dollars is paid
to the sugar planters of Louisiana in
bounty per annum.
The export of cotton seed oil from
New Orleans during the year 1893
amounted to 883,000 gallons, val
ued at $431.450.
Philadelphia has more churches
than any other city in the Union
664; New York comes next with 534,
and then Chicago with 500.
The gret Cathedral in Marsalles,
France. was consecrated last week in
the presence of thousands of people.
Napoleon [II laid the corner stone in
Secretary Carlisle says the short
arge will be nearly $80,000,000, and
urges prompt action by Congress.
Failing in that. he will issue bonds
to meet the emergency.
It is reported that a battle took
place at Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil,
and that four hundred insurgents
were killed. The continued sick
ness of Mello is telling on his forces.
Houblower's nomination for Asso
eliate Justice of the Supreme Court,
was rejected by a majority of six.
It looks very much like Hill has
scored another victory over the ad
The Hammond News says: "In
the death of Col. J. M. Hollings
worth of Shreveport, this state has
lost one of her ablest advisers and
best citizens. It will be no small
blow to the senatorial aspirations of
Congressman Blanchard, for to be
deprived of the council of such a
lieutenant is a serinous matter.'"
From the indications at present,
the match between Corbett and
Mitehell will surely come off. The
iuab has forwarded to stakeholder
Kelly a certfed chclk for $20,000,
whiohtb as the eontest will take
place aotlttthstanding any opposition.
:Toip Allea, thw ex-puglhst, says
k1ltobeh lel s ae wiener.
f:# Attalpespe Vindicator of
rraitna, sa IsFit ~ su arprising the
,nastjtyf i trangers coming in
eIery 44n l6ing for 1omes and
Jalar?'Bb.8f jqlh i6 ppoi~Ople eall
this ,aioeinqutireg for purchasable
property.f We would like for some
et thew to come over this way, where
it is ssier to make a living than in
any Other ipmrir at 5Lou~eana.
The Crowley Signal says, that it
seems hard times are indeed upon us,
when well to do people, as well as
these less wealtby, are compelled to
borrow money and mortgage their
homes at the rate of 25 and 30 per
cent to local leaders. There are
many New York capitalists today
woutd be glad to invest and let out
teir money at 6 to 8 per cent.
There should be a law prohibiting
such usury.
News has been received in New
York from England, which confirms
the particulars of the massacre of
the Enghlsh soldiers under Captain
Wilson by the Matabeles. The
story as told by native prisoners is
to the effect that Wilson's small par
ty ran unexpectedly upon a body of
satives numbering Into thousands
and commanded by King Lobengula.
They were drawn into so ambuseade
and completely surrounded. The
horses of the mounted English were
sbht and their bodies used as brass
works. The satives advanced eteadi-l
3, fiing all the thee. The Batifr
nid trs tlhems vatcs closed tuon
.tues, dirte neatest was ftiished
o ilmeas of the
-s. -"
A very interesting ecision 4
rendered, on Janaory 8th, b$ Judge
Blackman, of the 3rd Circuit Court
of Appeals, then in session at
Opelous in St.Laudry prisch.
It appears that Eraste Dupre was
appointed in 1892 a Police Juror
for the parish of St. Lai Ilry, and
was removed by the Governor on
the 13th of June, 1893. Dupre
then obtained fr'm the District
Court an injunction restraining
Isaac loos, his successor, from iu
terfering with himn as Police Jury
man, and restraining the President
of the Police Jury from recognizing
said Roos as'a member of the police
jury. The District Attorney then
instituted proceedings against Du
pre for intrusion into office, and
the case was tried three times,
twice by a jury and once by the
District Judge, and at all times
iDupre obtained a judgment in his
Filnally the case was appealed to
the Circuit Court, and Judge Black
man affirmed the decision of the
lower Court on the ground that a
Police Juror is a "ward officer,"
and that, though appointed by the
Governor, he cannot he removed by
himn, Iut only by a j ultmnent of the
District Court, as provided in arti
cle 201 of the Constitution of 1879,
leaving only to the people power to
bring suit for the removal of a
Police Juor on the ground of cor
ruption, oppression or malfeasance
in office.
Fort-two tramps were put off a
train in one day last week at Crow
On yesterday Capt. J. B. Don
nally vacated the U. S. Marshal's
office, and J. V. Guillott took pos
session. Capt. Donnally has gone
into the coal business.
Last week the Police Jury of
Donaldsonville appropriated $250 to
to the Fire Company of the town,
and the Board of Aldermen $750 to
the same organization.
The Franklin parish police jury
pissed a resolution at its last meet
ing exempting any railroad company
from taxation for a period of five
years. A railroad mass meeting will
Ibe held in Franklin on the 27th.
Judge Ferguson of New Orleans,
said recently on receiving a petition
to be lenient on a prisoner, who had
been convicted before his court:
Gentlemen, I am sorry, I have al
ready sentenced the prisoner; but if
I had received your petition before
doing so, I would have just doubled
his time.
The Democratic Executive Com
mittee of Webster parish, met in
Minden on Wednesday last and
called an election for February 3d,
for the nomination of a Democratic
candidate for the Legislature. Ain't
it about time East Carroll was doing
the same thing?
This cotton future business is
worse than any lottery that ever
existed, and still our grand and
glorious moral slenators,. Whitr and
Caffery opposed the re-chartering of
the Louisiana Lottery Company
and are now doing everything they
possible can to defeat the Hatch
bill. The following is from the
Arkannsas Pre, and every word of
it is true:
The New York cotton exlchange
consists of 454 men. It is limited
to this number. Each man pays
$10,000 initiation fee. Nobody, is
allowed to sell cotton or handle it
in New York except those liensed
by these men. They bought and
sold last year 40,000,000 bales,
nearly four times as much as was
raised in the world. They get 10
cents per bale for buying and sell
ing each bale, or $4,000,000 last
year. In addition to this they get
fromn $50,000,000 to $100,000,000
of forfeitea margins from those
who dreal in futures. This is the
biggest gamnibling concern in the
A few dlays ago the editor of this
paper made a trip from Lake Provi
dence to Arkansas City, along the
line of levee. The entire country
has been overflowed two years in
succession and presents a sad pict
ure of desolation.-Delhi Pressette.
The editor of the Pressette, nmak
ing that trip, rast have had on
blue spectacles. From Lake Provi
dence to the line of Arkansas, the
country was in a high state of culti
vation; and though some few places
suffered on the back, this year, not
last year, from the overflow, they
made nevertheless at least a haltf
crop. We should have thought that
the country being eo much better
arndeo minOB Saer than what tihe
editor of th.e Preeetispee toed
to see are4d D~I sh. iwrould hase
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Politscal Gossip.
New ,Tlei 1 th t recean date
an aetcle cowsinnng& lot of politi
cal gossip nor. said to be current on
the streets of the city. We give
our readers the article for what it is
While the present is not. the most
opportune time for political gossip,
still some of it can be heard with
reference to the approaching sena
torial contest. It is announced un
authoritatively, both from' the Jef
ferson and Crescent Democratic
Clubs, that Don Caffrey will be
elected United States Senator on the
first ballot and without difficulty,
the only one i, the race to cut any
figure being 'ongressman Blanch
The electio4 of Senator Caffrey is
secured siu, pl because the moajority
of thie city raders, including, the
Mayor, Conk -essmiau Davey, Vict
Mauberret, ohn Brewster and
others, have dickerea" and agreed
to give him t. eir support. For the
votes which they are able to tarn
over to th4 Senator, they, have
secured an al ndance of political re
cognition fr.1m the Governor and the
Federal officers whom the Senator
controls. The city leaders will
drop ex-Senator Jonas entirely,
most of his strength being caught
up by Caffrey. -
The city leaders came to an an
derstanding with Senator Caffrey
and have succeeded in securing
nearly everything which they care
to have. Some of the city deiega
tion, however, decline so far to vote
for Caffrey, though they say they
may change when the time for vot
ing comes." These are revenue
members and include three city
Senators and two Representatives.
Collector T. S. Wilkinson, since
he has been in office, has been a
source of worry to the bulk of the
city politicians and liaewise those
who train with Senator Caffrey and
Gov. Foster. While he has ac.
corded abundance of recognition to
Congressmen Blanchard, Boatner
and Robertson, he has ignored the
Governor, Senator Caffery and the
city leaders almost entirely. In
fact, he has only appointed one party
S-named Skipwith-whom Senator
Caffery recommended flie was
recommended also by Senator White
and Governor Foster, wording it so
that the Senator claims only one
third of one appointment.
The city leaders have received
practically no recognition wlhateer
from the Collector who, altogether,
has made rely few removals. l r.
Wilkinson, it is said, is looking to
succeed Gov. Foster, and it is simply
holding out in the matter of city
people until he knows "where he is
This is all gossip, of course; still,
the story is going the rounds to the
effect that Gov. Foster is very anix
ious to secure the tolitical support
of Mayor Fitzpatrick, some even
going so far as to spy that the two
have already reached an understand
ing and will be pullinv in harness
together for the next election.
U. 8. Mails And Lotteries.
Judge Nathan Goff, of the United
States Circuit Court at Parkersburg,
W. V., has rendered a decision, in con
nection with the application of the act
of Congress which prohibits the use of
the United States mails for the trans
mission of lottery circulars, tickets or
other matter, in which he sustains thei
expressed opinion of many of our most
eninent lawyers.
The law says that an indietment may
be brought against an offender where
over the malls circulate the prohibited
matter. Paul Conrad, president, and
others, of the Louisiana Lottery Com
pany were indicted in West Virginia
under the law and now Judge Goff, in
a long, elaborate and erudite opinion.
holds that prosecution cannot be main
tamined outside of the State or district
in which the offense was committed,
and he declares, therefore, that so
much of the lottery law as givers
authority to brng indictn:ent in any
Stdte or district in which the mails
circulate, is unconstitutional. Accord
ingly, the defendants were dismissed.
An offender must be tried in the
place where the offense is committed.
This is a maxim of law. It did not
and no doubt does not suit the anti- I
lotterites. and one of their great boasts
was that indlctmdnts and trials could
and would be secured in every county
in the country. In the pursuit of the
one thing which they deemed wrong,
they were willing to and actually did
strike at the very foundation of the
liberties of the people.
Now, then, wha:t becomes of the
anti-lottery tightP Sincethe Louisiana
Lottery Company will issue its tickets,
circulars and other matter from Hon
duras and can start such matter from a
thousand seperate post otfices in this
country every day ia the year, if it
chooses to do so, what becomes of the
prosecution and thie prohibitive statue?
The Havana Lottery bhas not been
rooted out, the Mexican Lottery still
flourishes, Kentucky runs one success
fully and an object lesson is being
taught in this city ever) day by the
Premium Club. All this in less than
three years, too!-City Item.
A Million Friends.
A friend in need 13 a friend indeed,
and not less than one million people
have found just such a friend in Dr.
King's New Disoovery for Consump
tion, Cu'ughs,.and Colds.--If you have
--ver used this Great Cough Medicine,
one trial will con'ine yot that it has
wonderful. curative powers in all
diseases of Throat, Chest and Luang.
seah bottle is guaranteed to do all
that Ip ehaim or money will h re
tmsLd. Trial -boettus free at J. 5
4 ruwrorws_ - * are botties
~~~~~: 'It e.apr tfr
1\ 1i1~· i& C
he Lucky Han.
a srasvlle Q uette. °
Last wee Wre said it was bettler'
be bequ ' than rich. So- WP'
Riches take wings and fly away, 'bnt
the lucky man is alwa)s in doors
when a squall comes, eats off the fatof
the land, has no night-mares, but en
joys a serenity of mind and the favor
of those about him. His rabbit foot
never deserts him; hii luck is accou'nt
ed unto him smartness and his name is
one to conjure by. If any fave. are
to be dispensed, he is the first at the
dispensatory, not that he has claims
superior to other men, but because he
is a lucky man. He is always the pro
tege of some big man and as this big
man hclds a full hand the protege
fares well. The protege never carves
for himself but lets others carve for
Last spring we had a Lieutenant
Governor Parlange; last fall we had an
Associate Justice Parlange, and this
winter we have a United States District
Judge Parlange. This Lieutenant
Governor, Associate Justice and
Federal Judge are one and the same
man. The rapidity with which this
man has acquired different high offices
indicates that there is either a dearth
of ability among the Democrats of the
legal fraternity of New Orleans or that
he was born lucky. What has he done
so great that he should have such a
run on public offices to the exclusion
of other faithful and long-serving
The Lieutenant-Governorship would
satisfy the a:nbition of some men, and
a position on the State supreme bench
would be the acme of the aspirations
of many, if not of most, of the lawyers
of this State. But this man of luck
can't, or will not, halt even there.
His friends push him on, up higher,
while other good, faithful Democrats
must wait.
We know Mr. Parlange is a good
man, an honest man, an anti-lottery
man and a sound lawyer. But threc
are scores of others in New Orleans who
:Ire just as good, as honest, and as able
as he. The only difference is this: He
was born lucky, while they were born
in the --dark of the moon." His for
mer law partner is close to the Presi
dent, his anti-lottery comrade is also
near the chief magistrate, while the
head of the State government is in
harmony with the Senators and in fa
vor of his lieutenant. Herein lies the
To the victors, their aiders and abet
tors, belong the spoils. So much so
that even the President is made to over
ride his publicly expressed declar
ations, made at the beginning of his
present term of office, that no office
holder need apply. On the strength of
this declaration Gabriel Montaegue,
who wanted office as badly as a man
who has been on a spree wants water,
was gotten iid of; while in spite of that
declaration this man of luck lands
quickly and effectually, successfully
and successively in all the fat offices.
The dispenser of the State patronage
:and the givers out of federal places are
pulling together and driving for a cer
tain object. Like all politicians their
object is to ,s'triengthen and perpletuate
their faction in office. They, from a
political stasndpoiot. cannot be blamed,
as all politicians do this way. But
this faction will have to go outside of
their ranks for recruits, if it is perpet
uated in porter. If our political vis
ion is not entirely wrong we see the
handwriting on the wall so far as Sen
ator Cafery and Gov. Foster are con
cerned. The Governor's faction is en
tirely gone to pieces in this section of
the State. The third party men, and
many of the alliance men who support
ed him for governor will do so no
more. forever, and if the senators had
acted wisely they would have put a cer
tain prominent congressman of this
St:ate where they have placed Mr. Par
lange. and thereby have gotten rid of
a formidable rival for gubernatorial
honors at the next State election.
A Constitutional Convention
In the Opelousas courier of a few
weeks ago Judge E. North Cullom
gives the following reason why a
constitational convention should be
The constitution of Louisiana
was, when first adopted, by far too
Ivoluminous, and has been made
much more so by the subsequent ad
ditions of repeated amendments.
It is now a matter of consider-.
ble dlficulty to say how many
amendments have been added or
what they were designed to provide
for. It would require no little re
search to enable one to collect anud
put them together.
The last legislature provided for
the appointment of some gentlemen
to make recommendations of other
amendments, and judging from ex
pressions which were reported to
have fallen from some of them, I am
satisfied the constitution will be
come a code of still more complit
cated laws.
I, therefore, am in favor of a con
st tutional convention, the delegates
to which shall be elected with
plenary authority to frame and adopt
a constitution without referring it to
the people for adoptioq.
We need a constitution made of
new cloth and not of patch-work.
Experience has taught us what is
necessary in the organic law and we
should not hesitate to incorporate it.
Let us have one we can safely afford
to live under, without being driven
to ingenious and continued evasions.
A constitution should be brief,
comprehensive, and coached in lang
uage as simple and plain as the ten
commandments. Sufrage should
be qualified, so that intelligence elsy
guide ignorancoe and be able to pro
vtde for its systematio amelioration.
PlataIc nUo oi ure le guarenteed
If it doa's cure go sad get your
mosey back. Ask 'youer bses t
about it. ?rleessuts. Scid by J.
ea katard. w
N·.hl~O'~ B
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nary, t894 nrm, beg eav to dke
the follo wlng report.
We have examined eighteen cases
and f und'ten true bills,
Owing to the short time (being in
seselon only itur dtya), we .hal eon
siderable trouble in getting witnesses
before us on time, and issued attach
iiaeb I ieiveftifiT dib*d:
We have exaained the public build.
klgs, and found them in a dalapidated
condition, and recommend the Police
Jury make necessary appropriations
for their repair and preservation.
We call the attention of the Police
Jury particularly to the feet that there
is a lack of pigeon hole space' for the
preservation of papers in the clerk's
office, and recommend that it in me
diately make appropriation to have
the work done.
We have visited the jail, find the
prisoners well fed and clothed, and
appareu:ly well satialled with their
unfortunate fate.
We have examined the Sherifl's &
Tax Collector's office and find that he
has made settlements for all funds
collected by him up to Jan. 1, 1894.
Believing we have completed our
labors to the best of our ability, we
respectfully ask to be discharged.
V. M. PURI)Y. Forema-;
Lake Providence, Jan. 12, 1894.
The Republican party is by no
means sure of the ground it has
taken on the tariff question, and this
shown by the fact that Senator
Sherman and other prominent lead
ers depreciate the talk about making
McKinley the Republican nominee
for President in 1896. They are
afraid of the effect tariff reform will
have on the country, and the advant
age it will give the Democratic
party in the way of popularity with
the masses of- the people. If the
Lepublicans:really believe that the
revision of the tariff would paralyze
the industries of the country they
would aid the Democrats in passing
a radical tariff reform bill, because
they know very well that if such a
bill as the Democrats intend to pass
through Congress destroys business
and brings on disatlter, there would
he a reaction so great in favor of the
Republican party, which would land
it in power in 1896, and the Demo
cratic party would be wiped forever
qut of existence. The Republicans
have never been known to permit
patriotism to stand in the way of
party advantage, and they will op
pose the passage of the Wilson tariff
bill because they know it will Ibenefit
the people and yield the Democracy
another tremendous. victory two
years from now.--States.
The sympathy of their many friends
will be extended to Col. and Mrs. A.
W. Crandell in the loss they have sus
tained in the death of their bright and
proimising young child, Neville Buck.
She was the only daughter of fond and
doting parents and the light of a hap
py household. her bright face and
cheerful disposition shedding warmth
upoc all around her. Seven summers
had passed over her head and she
seem.ed on the threshold of joyous girl
hood. But on Sunday night last death
laid its heavy hand upon her and her
gentle spirit took its flight to the realm
of eternal happiness. Death is alwayS
sad, but never mnore so than when it
cuts down the flower of a home.
Col. and Mrs. A. W. Crondell have
the sympathy of the Banner-Democrat
in the loss of their sweet and only
For Rent.
Having made substantial improvements.
am prepared to rent the Lonsdale portion
of Holly plantation for the year 1884.
Lake Providence, L.a
Jan. 8
The commercial partnership hbitherto et
isting under the style of Millikin & Caw
thou, has been this day dissolved my anutnal
consent. All parties s debted to sid firm
or those bvping claims agelast .same, ern
settle with eitlher of hse late partners.
Lake Providence. ta., Jan. II, 1894.
Suocessio Notloe.
D. P. Peek hrs applied to be appointed
admiolstrator of the succession of Carrol
ton Johnson. dee'd., and will be appointed
as prayed for unless opposition be made
thereto within legal delays.
Done and signed this 9th January, 189.
Judge 7th Jud. District.
A true copy:
J. D. Tompkins, (lerk. Jan. l-•
Proolamation Promlgs
ting the Eleotion in the
Ath WaidDrainageDis
By virtue of the returns of W. E. Durn.
returning officer for East Carroll parish.
,La., declaring tha at ·tan election held in the
4th Ward D)rauinage District of the aforesaid
parish, for the purpose of submitting to the
property -tax-payers of said district the
question of levying a 1l mills tax on the
assessed valuation of property within said
district as shown by thle assessment roll for
1593 now on file. 43 ballots, all toin favor of
levying said tax and representing 470.770
assessment were cast st said election, and
by virtue of a resolution passed by the Po
lice Juryat its meeting held Dec. 28, 1893,
I. Phblip D. Quays, President cf the Polie
Jury ot said parish. do on this 8oth day of
Deeember 1i8t8. issue this my proclamation
deelaring the aforesaid tax of 1b mills duly
carried for the year 1893, and hereby dI
rect J.. W. Dunn, sberiffand tax collector.
to forthwith proceed with the eolleetlbi
of the same ia the same meaner as provid
ed by la' for tbhe molleetn of otber traxes.
P. D. QUAYS, President,
Providence, La., Dec. It, IL
.e ing of P -,,o Z'e .
thr o
k4 -
-"Before you buy any lot in Providence, be sure to come and sm :
us. We have bought the Charity Hospital property (Ingram field) ua n
we are going to divide it in lots for comfortable homes. We will make
of it the NEW PROVIDENCE; the town is going that way any way, 4 .
WILL continaeto go that way.- We will sell a lot cheap for casb..-'h
or on time, or on credit any way a man wants it from $10.00 up. Comeu
and see us.
New Orleanskri titte removed to 21 Pryt1na t -.
TIle leeleI lUslliteI LoIslan,; Lt
Adams. Adm.. eral Mameger. .S. C. Masses?·
-es. Glms, Medical Direeh. L
For the treatment of the Liquor, Opium, Chloral and
Cocaine Habits, Nervous biseases and Tobacco' Habit,
by Dr. Leslie E. Keeley's
Chloride of Gold Remedieso
The Kesele Weatment for the Uquor, Opium. Morphine sad Tobece Habte bee rsdesese o
dinsement of the United States., for use in the State amd Military Homes fotr disabled velmstnr ad.l
a-d sailors. Also the official approval of numero.us sats. , c.ipal ad medial authorities.
Sheriff 's Sale.
State of Louisiana. parish of East Carroll.
3rd Ward Justice Court of West Carroll
parish, Louisiana.-L. L. Witkowski
vs. David Bullen.--No.
By virtue of a writ of ti fa to me directed
by the Hon. 3rd Justice Court for the par
ish of West Carroll atoresaid. in the above
entitled cause. I will proceed to sell at
public auctiod, at the door of tLe court
house. in the town of Providence, east
Carroll parish. La., on Saturday. the 27th
day of January, 1594, between the hours
prescribed by law, all the right title and
interest of defendant in and to the follow
ing dcscribed proplert,. to-wit:
One. brindtie cow, one red and white muly
cow, one yearling. one 2-horse wagon, three
calves and one black mare pony. one red
speckled cow, seized in the above suit.
Terms of sale-cash with the benefit of
appraisement. .1 W. DUNN, Sheriff.
Sheritfl office, Providence, La., Jan. 18,
Sheriff's Sale.
State of Louisiana, parish of East Carroll.
7th District Court-A. M. Nelson,
Adm'r., vs. N. Fass.-No. 247.
By virtue of a writ of Sale to me di
rected by the Hon. Seventh District
Court for the parish -of feast Carroll afore
said. in the above entitled cause, I will pro
ceed to sell at pt olic auction, at the slore
house on the Rotertdale plantation,
East Carroll parish. La.. on Saturday. the
3rd day of February. It94. between the
hours prescribed by law, all the right. title
and interest of detendent in end to the fol
lowing described property. to-wit :
The entire stock of goods. wares. mer
chandise. store fixtures. etc.. in the Rohert
dale store-ho ise. six mules, one pony. on-i
cart and harness. two wagons and one set
of harness. 11 Ibales more or less of cotton,
seized in the above suit.
Terms ofsale caish with the benefit of ap
J. W. DUNN, Sheriff,
Sheriff's office, Providence, La., Jan. 20th
I t q.-38t.
Sheriff's Sale.
State of Louistana. parish of East C('arroll,
7th District court-Mrs. Fanny Moody
and husband et al versus tlafford &
Whlittington.-No. W.
By virtue of a writ of seizure and sale to
me directed by the late Hon. 8th District
Court for the parish of East Carroll afore
said.in the above entitled cause. I will pro
ceed to sell at public auction. at the door of
the Court-house. in the town of Provt
dence, East Carroll parish, La.. on
Saturday, the 24th day of February, 1894.
between the hours prescribed by law, all
the right, title and interest of A. T'' Haford
and C. M. Whittington in and to the follow
ing describteproperty, to-wit:
All of lots No's. 19, 20 and 21 ii block No.
l:ot the town of Providence, parish of Eas.
Carroll. La.. excepting theretrom that por
tion of said lots sold and conveyed by Na
thanlel Houghton to HafforJ & Whittington
by deed dated August .th. 1t84, and duly
recorded on same datelu Notartal book It.
for said parish, on rolies i% and 906. with
all tbtbnildings and improvements there
on and all the privileges and apgurteuap
ces thelainto belongPing, seized In sthe
above suit.
Terms of sale-with the beaelt of ap
pralsemeat for esash to pay the notes ead
interest due on the day of sale all special
costs and cost of these proceedings; teb
balance on terms of credit to correspesd
with the notes and Interest not due on the
day of sale. J. W. DUN, Sherifft .
Sneril's oelie, Providence, La., January
20, 1854.-4t.
Sheriff's Sale.
State of Louisiana. parish of East Carroll.
Seventh District Court--J. . Oldfield
versus C. M. Wblttington.--No. 20.
By virtue of a writ of Fl Fa to me direct
ed by the Hion. Seventh District Court for
the parish of East Carroll aforesaid, in the
above entitlea cause, I will proceed to sell
at public auction, at the door of the Court
House. In the town of Providence, Eas
Carroll parishl. La.. on
Saturday the 3rd day of February, 1804,
between the hours prescribed by law, all
the right. title and interest of defendant, C.
M. Whittington. in and to the fohowing
desclhbed properly. to-wtit:
The undivided hall interest in and to the
following desrlbed real estate lying and
being situated in thbe town of Providence.
In said parish and StateJ together with an
undivided halt interest in and to all the
rights, ways, buildings and improvements
thereon or thereto belonging, to-wit:
A lot or parcel of ground situated on the
corner of Lake & Sparrow streets and des
cribed ash"beginning at the S. L. corner of
Lake & Sparrow streets, at the corner of
lot nunmber twenly.one In block number
one. running thence eastwardly along the
line of said lot on Lake street forty-six and
one-half feet. thence eoutiwvirdly on a par*
ailel line with Sparrow street to the soutL
emrn boundary line of lot numlber- nineteen
thence westwardly along the line ofr.afd
lot number nineteen to Sparrow staeit,!
thence northwardly on Sparrow street to
the place of beginning, being the sa-me
property acquired Iy A. T. Hafford and C.
N. Whittangton fron rt athanlel H
on August 9th, 18s4. as per dedele5j
Notarisl Bok It, folIo Sl0e0 esq...
records of this parish. seiaed IsibP,J
Tarma of s--a-euash thi
appraisement.. 3 -WMIII
bS-ernef's *Se. .t4SggIe U
We would not urge an article with
out merit. We urge and guarantee
Plantation Chill Cure. Sold by J.S
Guenard drug store.
New Orleans,Lake Port and the Beni
Freight and Passenger Steamer
Mike Carbine................ Mster,
F, C. Leathers, ...............Clerk.
Leaves New Orlenns
every Saturday st5 p.m.
passing Providence going up Tuesday
morning. Returning,. passing Provi
dence going down tlhe same evening"
This steamer reserves the right to
pass all landings that the captain may
enosider unsafe.
prompt answer and an honest oplnim, w-it. to
i UN r . CO., who have had eril Mty yars'
experience li the patent busines. Conmtuzile.
ois sstrietly confential. A H adbook oln.
fornat ion cuncerni Patents and how to ob
tin them sent f e. Also a talogue oif tea -
tlel and scientlilo book s sent free.
Patents taken through Munn Co. bed.
special notioein the l'rlentlfe Americas, nd
thus are brought widely before the pabllc with
out cost to the Inventor. This sspl-dld paper.
leaned weekly, elegantly illustrated. h., by far t1
la t rclatio of any sctentlb work in the
world. 3 a uer. Sample coes sent free.
Builldin 0 dition monthly. 'r a year. 81ingle
cples, ". cents. livery lnomher eontalns bean
tiul plates, in colors, and pbhotraphs of new
bonlr with plans enabling builders to sbow tle
latnst designs and secure contralcte Addres
la UNN i CO. Bcw rYoM, 381 Bun.pwAL
323 and 326 Levee Street. Oppoaita W.
0. W orrell's Warehouse.
Manufactures of all kinds ef 8tsoIO ..
Boilers, Breeching and Smoake Ssatk 
I ron Shutters, Jail Works,t e,. Repn tlyim
pairing promptly atte*ded lei..R sdf &!
mates made on shOrt 8otloP. 4Tht
five yrrsr excperience. All we =li
anteed. Country ordas ele  tsd. :
j&A: ntiew 40 horse . powp tubtSu
boiler for sale cheap.
_iRfateer to'Vicibug sale
Undertakr T. .
Lake Providence - -
Burial Cas se, Pia ,.
mental Me a.Ct5 d. WO:'
' f a!eril 1$ 8Y-lal
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