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OPELOUSAS, LA., APRIL 2, 1892. DEMOCRATIC TICIKET. For Governor, MURPHY J. FOSTER Of St. Mary. For Lieutenant Governor, CHARLES PARLANGE Of Pointe Coupee. For Secretary of State, THOMAS SCOT1P ADAMS Of East Feliciana. For Auditor, W. W. HEARD Of Union. For Treasurer, JOHN PICKETT Of Bossier. For Attorney General, M. J. CUNNINGHAM Of Natchitoches. For Superintendent of Public Education, A. D. LAFARGUE Of Avoyelles. For State Senators-12th District, DALLAS B. HAYES, C. W. WARD. For Representatives, GEORGE PULFORD, PATRICK DONAHY, ADOLPHE STAGG. For Judge 11th Judical District, E. T. LEWIS. For District Attorney 11th Judicial District, E. B. DUBUISSON. For Clerk of District Court, ROBERT CIIACIIERE. For Sheriff, T. S. FONTENOT. For Coroner, DL B. GUILBEAU. MASONIC. Humble Cottage Lodge No. 19, F. & A. M., meets April 6th, at 7 p. m. A. LEVY, W. M. J. L. CAIN, Secretary. Gordy R.'. A.:. Chapter No. 32 meets on April 10th, at 10 a. m. A. LEVY, H. P. J. L. CAIN, Secretary. feb20 tf FOR CORONER. We are authorized to annnounce DR. R. M. LITTELL, the present incumbent, as a candidate for Coroner of the Parish of St. Landry. NOTICE. We are authorized to announce the with drawal of Mr. Aurel Arnaud's name as a candidate for Senator from this district. For Constable. I am a candidate for constable, first ward. M. T. CHACIIERE. Stewartc pays cash for corn. See advertisement of money to loan at 2% interest. Now is the time to subscribe to the CLARION. E. H. Vordenbaumen sells pine lum ber at $12 per M ft. Pittsburgh coal at E. H. Vordenbau men's lumber yard. The CWRIoN office is at the corner of Market and Bellevue streets, oppo site the Market House. Wanted, at Stewart's Lumber Yard, 1600 bushels of corn. Lumber of all descriptions given in exchange. PIANO FOR SALE.-A good second hand Emerson piano. For further information, apply at this office. tf Call at Dr. Bercier's office for the best tooth brushes, and non-secret pre parations of tooth powders and mouth washes. Acadia and St. Landry together polled 4847 votes in the recent primary election, and gave Foster 2367 ma jority. The colored man we mentioned last week as having been killed in remov ing a house at Grand Coteau, is not named Garland, but Gardiner; and he is not dead, but is recovering. Frank Daniels, arrested and let to bail on the charge of stealing a bale of cctton in this parish about three years ago, was arrested at New Iberia a few days since by Deputy Sheriff E. K. Wallior, and is now in jail. It has been announced that Ex Governor H. C. Warmoth and Hon. John E. Breaux will speak. at Ope: lousas on Saturday, April 16, in be half of the Republican State ticket on which Mr. Breaux is a candidate for governor. The legislature elected four year. ago should have been in accord with the State administration elected at the same time; but while the administra. tion opposed the lottery the legislative branch of the government voted for it. Th. State administration during the four years about closing, has stood for thaepeople and their interests, while the majority of the legislature stood for the lottery and its interests. Durin the coming four years the administra tion may be just the other way ; and how necessary it is that a proper legis lature should be elected. The candi dates for the Senate and House, nomi nated by the regular Democratic con ventions in this district and parish, and whose names appear in this paper, are men noted for their personal hon esty and devotion to the interests of the people. At the election on the 19th ins t, ,bey should be elected by a large majority, and the people should make it their special duty on- that day to turn out and vote for them. WHICH WAS THE TRUE DEMO CRATIC CONVENTION AT BATON ROUGE? New Delta. The managers of the Louisiana Lot tery Company have long and blatantly claimed and proclaimed that their Pike's Hall convention at Baton Rouge, their packed McEnery convention, was the true Democratic convention of Louisiana. By the most corrupt political meth ods ever known in this country; by wholesale frauds and by open bribery, by frivolous contests of honest Demo cratic votes, the political agents of John A. Morris claimed to have ob tained an apparent majority of dele gates elected to the State convention of Dec. 16 at Baton Rouge. The true Democracy of this State justly and indignantly denied this arrant claim of the machine agents of Morris, McEnery and Company. Now, we are afforded a full opportu nity of exploding the false and frudu lent pretenses of the Morris-McEnery managers at Baton Rouge last Decem ber. The vote of the parishes which voted for Foster last Tuesday, with the vote of each in a State convention is as fol lows : FOSTER. FOSTER Acadia - - 8 Orleans 14th ward 2 Ascension - - 14Ouachita - - 15 Avoyelles - 12Plaquemines - 5 Bienville - - 10Ra ides - - 23 Bossier - 21Red River - - 8 Caddo - - 24Richland tie vote 3 Calcasieu - - 11Sabine - - 7 Cameron - - 2'St. Helena- - 4 Claiborne - - 12St. Landry - - 20 Catahoula - - St. Martin - - 8 East Feliciana - 11St. Mary - - 14 Franklin - - 5 St. Tammany - 5 Grant - - Tangipahoa - 6 Jackson - - 5Union - - 12 Lafayette - - Vermillion - 8 Lincoln - - Washington - 4 Livingston- - Webster - - 8 Morehouse - West Carroll - 2 Natchitoches - 17 West Feliciana - 10 Total - - - - - 315 In this estimate we have not includ ed the parishes of Vernon with 5 votes and Winn with 6 votes, making a total of 11 votes. The total vote in the Democratic State conventioj is 686. By the above table it will be seen that Foster has carried 351 votes, more than half, without the votes of the two parishes we have left out of the table because no official information has yet been received as to how they have gone. Every parish that the lotteryites contested at Baton Rouge last Decem ber except two voted for the true De mocracy and against McEnery last Tuesday. "In the face of these figures, what do the people of Louisiana think of the effrontery of the lottery managers in trying, by fraud in the State conven tion, to suppress the true voice and vote of this great commonwealth? The true Democracy of this State has established its claim on its gallant Democratic voters. The scheming managers of Morris and McEnery have shown that they were the bolters. They have cost the honest taxpayers of this State countless thousands of dollars in loss of business and in holding an un necessary election to show that they were political shams. The people now know which was the true Democratic convention at Baton Rouge. They know, too, who are the most insidious foes of white suprema cy and Democratic harmony in Lou isiana. With this most desirable knowledge let the honest and stalwart Democ racy of Louisiana remember it for all time. time. FREE SILVER. National Economist. A Democratic caucus has been hel by the House to consider the matt( of free coinage. The Wall street win of. that party is getting somewhi nervous over the situation as evidence by the strenuous efforts made by it I side-track this issue. They have r sorted to the most disreputable an unfair methods in order to deceive an divide the people in regard to th measure. They have attempted to a ray one section of the country again, the other, one portion of the produce: against the other, and bring about general contest between the debtoran creditor classes. No falsehood has been so great, n misrepresentation so flagrant, and n advantage so brutal as not to be use in the effort to defeat free coinage. A general campaign of abuse, sland( and deception is being waged again, the bill. An attempt was recentl made to list gold on the stock exchang in order to frighten people into t1 belief that it was going to a premiun Gold mortgages and gold notes are b ing exacted for the same purpose Money has been held back from invest ments, and refusals have been made t extend or renew certain forms of it debtedness for similar reasons. A. this and much more in the same lin has been done under the pretext of fear of free coinage of silver. Thes methods of bulldozing public opinio have been supplemented by the politl cian with a plea that free coinage wi split the Democratic party, that it wi" lose the East and prevent a victory ii 1892. Upon this plea, more than an3 thing else, the enemies of free silve base their hopes of defeating the mea ure. An effort is being made to post pone action upon the Bland bill unti after election, so it will not place tju nnlitiriana nann ra.nrl Strnano n men who favor this cowardly course, and will give it their support. The subsidized press are almost a unit against the measure, and are filling their columns with falsehood and mis representations. It is hardly safe to predict the outcome of this scheme, as it is of all others, since the bulldozer and party lash are as yet potent factors in politics. In fact, it is a matter of the utmost indifference to the people what it may be. The end of such temporizing and deception is almost at hand. A post ponement of action on the bill or a cowardly back-down will simply urge the people to a more vigorous action and hasten the day of final accounting. The people would simply enlarge their political grave-yards and prepare them for use a little earlier. The present Congress is composed largely of men who were elected upon promises-pro bably seven-eighths are in that situation Some have already 'owned to their hypocrisy by declaring their retire ment from politics. Others have gone back on their pledges, and have been marked by their constituents for the political cemetery. The greater por tion however are making the usual ef fort of serving God and Mammon at the same time. In this they make the mistake of not taking into account the rapidity with which the people are be ing educated, and the increased facili ties through which they are able to keep up with their representatives in Congress. The time has passed when a Congressman can go home and de ceive his people as to what he has or has not done. It is quite safe to as sume that, outside of New England and a few Northern States, there is scarcely a dozen Democratic members of the House that can be returned if a free coinage bill is not passed. The people demand it, and will ac cept no excuse. If the present mem bers do not enact such legislation they will be retired and others sent who will. The Alliance demands free and ufi limited coinage of silver, not as a com plete remedy for present financial ills by any means, but to right a great wrong, to make partial reparation for an outrage, and restore to the people whatever benefits may result from it. There is another idea connected with this. The adoption of free coinage would eliminate it as a political factor, would get it out of the way of other and greater reforms, which are now held back to some extent with that question in its present condition. Free coinage will not increase the volume of currency to any great extent, neither will it bring about a revival of better times to the extent predicted. It will disclose, however, what a larger volume of currency might do, and put every free silver advocate on the side of further and more radical monetary re forms. Now, many candid people honestly believe that free coinage will bring the needed relief. Until this confidence is disapproved they will go no further in the demand for currency reform. Let free coinage become a law and the re sults fail of their expectations, and they will be ready and earnest in their demands for further legislation in this line of reform. Because of this it is desirable to pass the free coinage bill and get this matter out of the way. THE WHITE SUPREMACIST. New Delta. In the light of the election held last Tuesday "The Champion of White Su premacy" appears in rather bad shape. Mr. Justice McEnery has paraded all over the State as the peculiar and par ticular knight of white supremacy, and urgent appeals were made to the white people of the State to vote for him on thit ground. In view of these appeals the result is amusing. The white parishes of the State re pudiated their self-elected champion and voted solidly against him; and the whiter the parish, the solider was the vote. He was repudiated by the white parishes of Acadia, Avoyelles, Bienville, Caddo, Calcasieu, Cameron, Catahoula, Claiborne, East Feliciana, Franklin, Grant, Jackson, Lafayette, Lincoln, Livingston, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Rapides, Red River, Sabine, St. Helena, St. Landry, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Union, Vermillion, Washington, Web ster and West Carroll. And by the irony of fate the chief support of this champion of white su premacy came from the negro parishes of Assumption, East Carroll, Iberia, Iberville, Jefferson, Lafourche, Madi son, Pointe Coupee, St. Bernard, St. John, Tensas, Terrebonne and West Baton Rouge. Take the negro parish es from behind this champion of white supremacy and about all he would have left to support him would be the vote of Orleans, which was carried for him chiefly by the hoodlum and "tough" element. Thus we have the modern Don Quixote, this champion of a white su premacy which was never in danger, leading the negro parishes against the white parishes and depending upon the votes of the negro parishes to aid him in saving the white parishes, which are doing their level best to keep their self-styled and self-elected political knight errant from saving them. It seems that McEnery is determined to save them in spite of themselves, even if he has to have the negro parishes. hold them while he saves them. The Air a Nitrogenous Fertilizer for Legumes. By A. L. Winton, Jr., Connecticut Agricul tural Experiment Station. Of all the fertilizing elements re quired by plants, nitrogen is the most expensive, costing from fourteen to nineteen cents per pound, or over twice as much as soluble phosphoric acid, and three to four times as much as potash. This high cost is not, how ever, because of its scarcity; on the contrary, it is a very common ele ment, forming about three-fourths of the air about us. Over every acre of our farms there hangs suspended enough nitrogen in a free or uncom bined conditioni to be worth about $10,000,000, if obtained in a proper state of chemical combination with other elements, but the manufacture of nitrogenous fertilizers cheaply from the air has not yet been accomplished. We have been obliged to bring nitrate of soda and guano from South America, and sulphate of ammonia, tankage, blood, etc., from different parts of our own country to make good the defi ciency of this most important element in our worn-out soils.' Recent experiments with legumes peas, beans, clover, lupines, etc.-which show that these plants have the re markable power of directly utilizing the free nitrogen of the air, are of special interest to the farmer, because they suggest a method whereby the expense of fertilizing with nitrogen may be diminished. During the past hundred years-and it is entirely -dur ing this period that modern chemistry and therefore agricultural chemistry, has been developed-the source of ni trogen in plants has been the subject of numerous experiments. The early chemists attempted a solution of the problem by determining the change in composition brought about in a confined volume of air in the growth of plants. But this method is in it self defective, and for this and other reasons were worthless. It was not until 1850 and the few years following, that the matter was investigated in a rational manner by Boussingault in in France, and Lawyes and Gilbert in England. These experimenters examined the plants themselves, rather than the air, with reference to gain or loss of nitro gen. Seeds containing a known quan tity of nitrogen were planted in soil free from this element, but containing all the essential mineral ingredients, and at the end of the period of growth the plants were analyzed. In. no case was it found that plants thus grown contained an appreciably greater quantity of nitrogen than the seed. As a result of these and numerous oth er experiments, the conclusion was reached that plants could attain healthy growth only when nitrogen was pres ent in sufficient quantity in the soil, and that there was no evidence that free atmospheric nitrogen could, under any circumstances, be assimilated. These conclusions were accepted by scientists as final, and, during the twenty-five years following, further experiments were not attempted. Notwithstanding the scientific evi dence, it was a well-known fact that legumes could thrive on soil which, owing to lack of nitrogen, could not support other plants. Between 1880 and 1885, Prof. Atwa ter, of Wesleyan University, Connecti cut, obtained results which showec that the pea plant is an exception tc the general rule, and can acquire fret nitrogen from the air. His result, were at first received with distrust but, in 1886, Hellriegel, a Germar chemist, and afterwards others, veri fled Atwaterk work, and proved be yond a reasonable doubt, that not only the pea plant, but many, if not all legumes have this remarkable power. It was soon ascertained that microbes in the root tubercles are instrumental in bringing about this acquisition ol free nitrogen. These little root tuber cles had long before been noted on roots of legumes, but their true signi ficance was not understood. Hellrie gel found that when these plants were grown in. pots of sterilized soil, con taining no nitrogen at all, root tuber cles did not form and the plants soon sickened and died; in cases, however, where a little garden soil had' been added at the proper time to the pots, the tubercles soon began to appear, and healthy growth, to complete ma turityy followed. The best results were obtained if the earth with which the plants were infected was taken from a garden which had previously grown the particular, legume under experi ment. Nobbe, a German botanist, who has long been befgre the public as an ex pert on seeds, has recently performed some experiments, the results of which, published only a few weeks since, throw new light on this subject. Seed lings of various herbaceous and woody legumes were set out in pots of soil containing mineral salts, but so prepared as to be entirely free from nitrogen and also from living microbes. The pots were then infected with va rious solutions, each of which con tained a pure culture of a microbe from the root tubercles of some legume. Although these pure culture from dif ferent legumes could not be distin guished from each other by -micros copic examination, their effect on the various legumes was very different. For examlpe, the infection with the locust microbe produced very beneficial re sults on the locust plant, but with the pea plant and other legumes scarcely any effect was noticed; on the other hand, the pea microbe brought about a vigorous growth in the pea plant, but had little influence on the locust. In many cases infection with the proper microbe produced as good re sults as the addition of a liberal quan tity of nitrogenous manure, while, without infection, the plants soon sick ened and died. The practical conclu sions derived from these experiments show plainly that, with our present knowledge of the habits of legumes, these plants ought more than ever to become prominent factors in agricul ture. It has been clearly demonstrated that clover, beans, peas, lupines and other plants of this family, can be s uccessfully cultivated on spoils where, owing to lack of nitrogen, other crops will not thrive. It is, therefore, a waste of time and money to apply nitrogenous fertilizers to such crop when the cheaper material containing only potash, phos phoric acid and other mineral ingre dients will act with as good effect. A soil which has never grown legumes, may not contain a sufficient number of the germs which are instrumental in rendering these plants capable of utilizing the free nitrogen in the air. In such cases the addition of about half a ton per ton per acre of soil from land which has previously grown the particular legume to be cultivated, may produce as beneficial effects as a liberal dressing with nitrogen. This point is especially worthy of notice by those introducing into a locality new kinds of legumes. Rice Interests. e *e Jennings Reporter. a A few corporations at times fav h the producer in some respects. It b- claimed by the incorporators of t ,,rice trust that they are in keepi , with this view : "This corporation i tends to purchase and build elevate a and warehouses, buy and hold ri n lands, deal in rice and other cerea n and act as forwarding agents for tl product. It asks for power to bui e sluices, ditches and canal; divert r' ers and dam streams; own vessels a . railways; use electric, horse and oth powers, and connect the same wi I their buildipgs." These things seem at a glance to favorable to the farmer's interest, opening up a market and undertakil e difficult tasks. All of these requi a vast amount of capital and cann r be done by the farmer, which is i true; but, it must be remembers the bane of the rice grower is, th s this corporation is in shape to ma money out of their investments, ra or shine, good or poor crops; ever thing is manipulated to come o at head if the farmer suffers. This, unlike many other corpoi tions, has one redeeming feature-th is, it will keep up the price of clei rice, thus stimulating the rice gro Sers to incorporate and build mills their door, where their rice can 1 - cleaned, leaving the rice bran at t polish at home, thus saving freight ( it both ways. Every town from Houston to Ne Orleans, near which rice is grow - ought to take courage and hold oi inducements to have a rice mill bull 1 Many of our farmers have the rice stored in New Orleans with ti commission men and receive a litt advance. The commission man is s o. k.; he has enough to keep him sal with everything in his own hand . He submits to you a price ; if accepte will then make two or three grade of which you have no control. Build your mills, keep your rice a home until it is ready to market at then sell on the market of the trui A Safe Investment. 1 Is one which is guaranteed to bri: you satisfactory results, or in case failure a return of purchase price. ( this safe plan you can buy from o e advertised Druggist a, bottle of I King's New Discovery for Consum tion. It is guaranteed to bring reli in every case, when used for any affi ation of Throat, Lungs or Chest, such Consumption, Inflammation of Lung I Bronchitis, Asthma, Whooping Coug Croup, etc., etc. It is pleasant ai agreeable to taste, perfectly safe, ai can always be depended upon. Tri bottles tree at r'. i±. xaiiey's arugstox The total vote cast in New Orleal last Tuesday was a little over 28,00 The total white registered vote is 34 000 of which, 7000 are Republica Now, you never get 90 per cent of tl the voters to the polls-now if yc take and put all this together you wi I find that there were- over 4000 fraudi lent votes in New Orleans on Tuesda_ McEnery did not carry the city on fair fini nm mhta hv nvar R(I1(( t Merit Wins. 1 We desire to say to our citizens, that for years we have been selling Dr. King's New Discovery for Consump tion, Dr. -King's New Life Pills, Buck len's Arnica Salve and Electric Bitters, and hayve never handled remedies that sell as well, or that have given such universal satisfaction. We do not hes itate to guarantee them every time, and we stand ready to refund the pur chase price, if satisfactory results do not follow their use. These remedies have won their great popularity pure ly on their merits. F. E. Bailey, Drug gist. 8- FUTURE OF COTTON. St. Louis Republic. y A New Orleans cotton firm has i ir produced in circular form a lett t written by a Mississippi planter ai t, originally published in the Grenal Sentinel. It is the most thoroug 1e going treatment of the cotton situ e- tion we have yet seen. After poir - ing out that cotton now sinks ti e' money invested and does not me than pay the bare expense of the - bor that raises it, the writer insi: that, without raising less cotton employing more labor, every plant must raise his own corn and provisioi "A negro," he writes, "can raise cotti I- but cannot produce corn without i telligent direction." It will hardly be believed ten yes ) hence that cotton has sold as high e, 10 cents. The natural increase ps cleared land and the new land tak in the prairies of Texas will amou to at least 15 per cent. The prese crop will be fully 9,000,000 bales, a er there is no prospect of one ever bei s- smaller. When cotton gets so che e- that it can't bear freight burdens A distant points, the factories will me , to it. ir Every farm should be self-sustainir al It is perfectly clear that with 5-ce cotton, we can't buy everything, esj r. cially when we produceonly half a cr, it But there is as much money in 5-ce m cotton, if it is produced with your of 1e meat, bread and mules, as there is in ] d, cent cotton produced with meat, bre a and mules bought at a dealer's pro is of from 100 per cent. to grand larcer ' With unimpeded right-of-way toa w from European markets there will be good living in cotton, but even and the present prohibitive arrangement the custom houses the only way o for the individual farmer at the Sou is is to put his farm on a self-supporti basis in the matter of breadstuffs a provisions, and then to raise all t cotton he can. It is nonsense to - sliair of the negro. He can do a kind of work he is taught to do, a s, he can easily be taught to do the lal is necessary for raising breadstuffs a. Id provisions-neither of which requi] as much work or as much skill in the d production as cotton does. The cotton crop; as this circul h points out, will surely grow larger stead of smaller. The farmers of t South cannot accept this as a cone n sion too quickly. Let them proda everything they can for their own st port and as much surplus as they ci )t and, doing so, let them work with t II other agricultural exporting States enforce their right-of-way to and frc : What is a Lover I n Music and Drama. r- Somebody's dream of perfection, St Somebody's bright polar star, Somebody's sun, whose reflection Is stronger than lock or cell bar.. I- A lover is a loser until he finds t Lt one who stole his heart, and then n he can win her he's a winner. r- A lover is a deluded victim p At sessed of an insane desire to provi e for another man's daughter and, p d haps, add to the comforts of home n acquiring a mother-in-law. A lover is a fool who loves a different thi each day; But love will live, though lovers die, all has passed away. t A lover is one who exists in a sti of pleasant uneasiness, r That which a man before marria e cannot help being if he tries and afi e marriage tries not to be if he can help 11 A lover is one driven hither a' and thither by doubt and longin whose every action gives to hims dissatisfaction ; whose every sensibilil merged into that of anxious excitabi ty, poised delicately as a magnecl t needle, fluctuates between hope ai 3 despair; who experiences the involu t tary departure of his own self-wortl ness to the increase of his idol, thei by rendering that object seeming How to Succeed. 2 n This is the great problem of I r which few satisfactorily solve. Sot r fail because of poor health, others wa of luck, but the majority from deficie 3f grit-want of nerve. They are nervoi _ irresolute, changeable, easily get t s blues and "take the spirits down keep the spirits up," thus wastii money, time, opportunity and ner d force. There is nothing like the A d storative Nervine, discovered by t; l great specialist, Dr. Miles, to cure nervous diseases, as headache, the blui nervous prostration, sleeplessniess, ne ralgia, St. Vitus dance, fits, and hysi ria. Trial bottles and fine book of t4 * timonials free at F. E. Bailey's dru Lafourche has a total white vote of 2200, yet in the .election last Tues day she votes 2800-600 fraudulent McEnery votes.-St. Mary . Banner. A Fatal Mistake. 2 Physicians make no more fatal mis take than when they inform patients that nervous heart troubles come from the stomach and are of little conse quence. Dr. Franklin Miles, the noted Indiana specialist, has proven the con trary in his new book on "Heart Di sease," which may be had free at F. E. Bailey's drugstore, who guarantees and recommends Dr. Miles' unequaled New Heart Cure, which has the largest sale of any heart remedy in the world. It cures nervous and organic heart di sease, short breath, fluttering, pain or tenderness in the side, arm or shoulder, irregular pulse, fainting, smothering, dropsy, etc. His Restorative Nervine cures headache, fits, etc. "What is your idea of happiness." "Nothing to do and lots of time to do it in."--Puck. Official Count of the Vote. Total Foster. McEnry. Vote Acadia......... 1,179 464 1,643 Ascension ........ 1,134 621 1,755 Avoyelles .......... Assumption........ 745 1,077 1,822 Bienville .......... 950 264 1,214 Bossier ......... 646 196 842 Caddo ............. 857 778 1,635 Calcasieu. ............ Caldwell .......... 143 190 333 Cameron ......... 230 119 349 Catahoula......... 284 249 533 Claiborne .. .....1,213 196 1,409 Concordia ......... DeSoto.. ......... 479 490 969 East Baton Ronge: 875 1,054 1,929 East Carroll.. 43 176 219 East Feliciana.... 562 253 815 Franklin .......... 307 237 544 Grant ............ 215 114 339 Iberia ............. 735 1,046 1,781 Iberville.......... 508 660 1,168 Jackson ... . 568 64 632 Jefferson .......... 280 669 949 Lafayette .........1,005 579 1,584 Lafourche......... 950 1,894 2,844 Lincoln ..........1,116 118 1,234 Livingston .... 449 251 700 Madison........... 76 164 240 Morehouse ........ 413 139 552 Natchitoches...... 810 484 1,294 Orleans............ ........ Ouachita .......... 632 560 1,192 Plaquemines ...... 721 531 1,252 Point Coupee...... 338 608 946 Rapides .......... 1,201 705 1,909 Richland.......... 273 273 546 Red River......... 271 92 363 Sabine............. 725 64 789 St. Charles......... 66 213 279 St. Landry.........2,428 776 3,204 St. John.......... 261 474 735 St. Martin ......... 683 609 1,292 St. Helena ......... 382 115 497 St. Mary ............ St. Tammany ...... 383 377 760 St. James... Terrebonne ........ 637 1,152 1,789 Tensas ............ 86 301 387 Tangipahoa ....... 730 431 1,161 Union ............1,081 165 1,246 Vermillion ........ 1,001 683 1,684 Vernon ............... Washington ...... 508 97 605 Webster .......... 706 180 886 West Baton Rouge 200 359 559 West Carroll...... 106 76 182 West Feliciana.... 290 197 487 Winn ............. * Candidates for the PaY. The Forum. The historian o e last conclave, Raffaele de Cesare, has just published in the Nuova Antologia a. essay on the future pope, reviewing tne candi dates who, according to his views, have the best chances to ascend the Papal throne. As the first he names Cardi nal Monaco Valletta, the chief of the moderate Intransigents, quite as stub born as Leo XIII in the revindication of the temporal power, but peaceful and a friend of Austria. The second is Cardinal Parocchi, a blind tool of France, and Cardinal Lavigerie, capa ble of strong resolutions, but also of great follies. The third is Caifinal Battaglini of Belogna, a mild priest who seldom appears at the vatican and confines himself peacefully to govern ing his diocese. The complicated mode ' of election in the conclave makes pro phecies very difficult. But this much may be said, that the majority will not be inclined to push the matter to a crisis and that under Leo's success sor things will go on very much as they go on now. We publish the vote of the Statq, ' by parishes, for Foster and McEnery, as far as counted by the committee of seven,according to the last city papers. One hundred votes, for Foster, were thrown out of one precinct in Sabine parish, by the committee~of seven. If the precincts in New Orleans, where gross frauds and violations of rules were committed, are served in the same way, Foster will be the man; otherwise it will be McEnery, by vir tue of the fraudulent hoodlum vote of New Orleans, which will prevail over the country vote and control the Dem ocratic party of and govern the State of Louisiana. Last Saturday the Republican par ish committee, of the Custom House wing, met for the purpose of consider ing the matter of parochial nomina tions. Napoleon McBride of Bayou Petite Prairie, John Austin of Prairie a Laurent, and Washington Duncan of Prairie Basse, were nominated for the . legislature. The committee could not agree on candidates for parish offices, and adjourned till to-day. We were surprised last week on opening up the Lake Charles Echo to see the Foster ticket in place of the McEnery flying at its masthead. Looking along up the column we dis cerned a change of editors as well. Thad Mayo, Esq., our efficient parish clerk, is in charge, which accounts for the radical change in the Echo. May it receive merited success. The new basis of representation submitted to popular vote at the recent primary election, was carried by a con siderable majority; therefore in the next Democratic State Convention the representation of St. Landry will" be increased one or two delegates, and parishes like Tensas will be greatly re duced. Miles' serve and Liyer 1sus , Act on a new principle-regulating the liver, stomach and bowels through the nerves. A new discovery. Dr. Miles' Pills speedily cure biliousness, bad taste, torpid liver, piles, constipa tion. Unequaled for men, women, '" children. Smallest, mildest, surest I 50 doses, 250. Samples Free, at F. E. Bailey's drugstore. There will be divine service at the Episcopal church by th Rev. - Mach on Sunday, April 10, at 11 a. m., at which time the Holy Communion will be administered. Political. OPL.OUBAs, La., March 30, 1892. The Republicans of the Parish Executive Committee presided over by Moses Green, are hereby notified to meet in their re spective wards on Wednesday April 6, 1892, and nominate their ward oMficers and forward the names of the same to the president MOSES GREEN, President BEwAxMIn A. LAsrAPErs, Secretary.