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St. Landry Clarion.
H. ODEMULLFR, Publisher. OP'ErLOUSAS, - - LOUISIANA. THR new United States cruiser Colum bia, on her trial trip, on the 22d, made a speed of 24 knots, with natural draught. ADMIRAL GERVAIS will be delegated by the French government to attend the marriage of the czarowitz to Prin cess Mix of Hesse. THE Salvation army is to erect an eight-story headquarters in New York. The building is to be erected in the feudal style modernized. QUEEN VIcroORI celebrated her sev enty-fifth birthday anniversary on the 24th. She was born May 24, 1819, and sirceeded to the throne June 20, 1887. AN investigation by the house naval committee of the armor-plate frauds began, on the 23d, by a sub-committee of five members--three democrats and two republicans. THE president, accompanied by Secre taries Carlisle and Gresham and Capt. Robley Evans, of the lighthouse board, arrived in Washington, on the 24th, on the lighthouse tender Violet. FROM inside sources it is learned that Hawaiian Minister Thurston will not return to Washington, but will accept the portfolio of minister of foreign af fairs in President Dole's cabinet. ELEVEN HUNDRED persons in North Dakota have pledged themselves to pay five dollars each per annum to insure a fund of $5,500, to be expended in prose cuting offenders against the prohibi troy law. IT was reported, on the 24th, that Mr. Labouchere was to advance the capital necessary to start an aggressive daily newspaper in Dublin devoted to the interests of the Healyite faction of the Irish party. THE Presbyterian general assembly at Nashville, Tenn., adopted a resolu tion, on the 22d, enjoining purity in the lives of church members, and con demning those who violate the seventh commandment. COL. FREDERICK G. SKINNER, one o the editors of Turf, Field and Firm, died, on the night of the 23d, at Char lottsville, Va. He was a protege of La fayette, -by whom he was taken to France and educated. SENATOR MORGAN, chairman of the committee on foreign relations, has not lost sight of his Nicaragua canal bill, but frequently discusses the matter with his colleagues. He expects to see the bill passed by this congress. REV. BARTON W. JOHNSON, associate editor of the Christian Evangelist, of St. Louis, died, early on the morning of the 24th, of consumption, the result of an attack of la grippe. He was 60 years old and a native of Illinois. THE Pan-American Bimetallic associ ation, composed of representatives from the United States, South and Central America and old Mexico, met in con gress in Armory hall, Washington, on thtla.2 ggdg the nrSsidancev of Col. ;1 ADVIcEs from Samoa to the 17th are that King Malietoa had given Aana rebels until May 19 to lay down their arms. If they refused he would attack them at Atue. The government troops were ready for action, and the rebels seemed inclined to fight. THE number of commercial failures in the United States for the week ended on the 25th,,as reported by R. G. Dun & Co., was 183, as compared with 259 for the corresponding week of last year. For Canada the failures num bered 28, against 14 last year. MRS. U. S. GRANT, accompanied by members of the St. Louis Loyal Legion, visited Ironton, Mo., on the 21st, where the party viewed a monument com memorating Gen. Grant's first recepticn on his receiving his commission as brigadier general from President Lin clon. THE house committee on rules re ported back a substitute, on the 22d, for the Dunphy resolution authorizing the house committee on naval affairs to investigate the so-called armor-plate scandal with which the Carnegie works, of Pittsburgh, Pa., are con cerned. THE condition of Representative Jerry Simpson, of Kansas, had so far improved, on the 25th, that he ex pected to be able to leave Washington, on June 1, for Berkley Springs, Va., where he purposes remaining until he has fully recovered. His physician has no doubt of Mr. Simpson's ultimate re covery. IT was reported from Washington, on the 24th, that in all probability the bill admitting Utah to statehood would be passed by the senate in the course of a few days. The opposition that had come from one of the eastern republicans had been withdrawn, and he was said now to admit the equity of the claims of the territory to statehood. a-rrllunu miners Mnaugurase, a reign of terror at Battle Mountain, near Crip ple Creek, Col., on the 25th, by blowing up the shaft house at Strong mine, and casting 100 poundsof dynamite down the shaft where eleven non-union men were known to be at work. The deputy sheriffs in charge were disarmed by women and the strikers were masters of the field. Naws from Hawaii received per steam er Gaelic, arrived at San Francisco, on the 21st, says that of the eighteen dele gates elected to the constitutional con vention which meets in Honolulu, on the 30th, fifteen were born and reared in Hawaii; two have been there since child hood, and the eighteenth is a man of long residence, thoroughly identified in all his interests with the country of his adoption. THE British cruiser Blake, com manded by Capt. William Des V. Ham ilton, carrying the flag of Vice-Admiral Sir John O. Hopkins, K. C. B., com manding the north Atlantic squadron, and the cruiser Tartar, commanded by Capt. Henry L. Fleet, dropped anchor in Boston harbor on the 23d. They were the first British war ships to visit that port since the civil war, and lavish entertainment for their ofcers was pro .ided. NEWS AND NOTES. A Suimmary of Important Events. FIFTY-THIRD CONGRESS. IN the senate, on the 21st, consideration of the tariff bill was resumed, the items in the glassware and china schedule, reserved at the request of senator Aldrich, again going over, and schedule E, "Metals and manutactures of steel," being taken up. Discussion of the first item, an amendment placing iron ore on the du tiable list, led to a discussion which occupied almost the entire day. It was then temporarily withdraw to allow Mr. Peffer to offer an amefld ment admitting ircn ore free of duty, which was rejected: Yeas, 4; nays, 46......In the house, in committee of the whole: a resolu tion was adopted declaring that the law under which the speaker had been docking salaries 'of absent members had been repealed by subse q'uant legislation. IN the senate, on the 22d, ejgH.l Iins of the metal schedule were dispdsea of, the most im portant being tehat which puts iron ore on the dutiable list at the rate of 40 cents a ton. Mr. Thller made a speech discountenancing the practice of taunting democratic senators with inconsistency, and declaring that the pending bill was better than any republican senator had hoped to get......In the house, after unim portant general business, the legislative, judi cial and executive appropriation bill was taken up in committee of the whole. IN the senate, on the 230, the feature of the day was the speech of Senator Gorman (dem., Md.) in support of the tariff bill and in defense of the democratic position upon it. Only two pages of the bill were disposed of..... In the house, after passing two unimportant bills, the legislative, executive and judicial appropftil" tion bill was taken up iii ommitt'ee f the whole. and the foltith day .va L'evo~ed td its considerationl Mof'e rapid pi6gress was made than on any privi.tis day. There was a contin uation bf the adverse discussion of the civil service commission. IN the senate, on the 24th, much time was taken up by Mr. Hale's reply to Mr. Georman's speech in support of the senate tariff bill and defense of the democratic party. The para graph fixing the duty on tip plate at 1 1-5 cents per pound, as in the house bill, was agreed to. Other paragraphs of the bill were amended and disposed of...... In the house, consideration, in committee of the whole, of the legislative, ex ecutive and judicial appropriation bill was con cluded, and the bill was reported to the house and passed, all the amendments adopted in committee being rejected. As passed the bill carries &$1,105.247. IN the Senate on the 2tth ti~t actili progress made in the consideration df the tariff wl ti6s6 treater tha 'oid any previous ithy, some thirty-five paragraphs having l6cen disposed of. The metal schedule (C) was concluded with a reservation of the paragraphs as to lead, zinc and watches, and the wool schedule (D) was reached......In the house, it being district of Columbia day, the entire session was devoted to district busi ness, a night session being held for the consid eration of private pension and relief bills. PERSONAL AND GENERAL.. THE first American congress of lib eral religious societies convened in Chi cago, on the 22d, to continue four days. M. BOURGEOIs was asked, on the 23d, by President Carnot of France to form a cabinet. THE *Chilean government has or dered all customs duties paid in gold. B. F. IIUGHES, R. F. Weed and Charles O'Brien, leaders among the common wealers who stole a Union Pacific train at Montpelier, Idaho, and run it to Coke ville, Wyo., where they were captured, were sentenced by Judge Riner, of the United States court, at Cheyetitle, Wyb., on the 23d, to five months' imprisofiment In the Laramie county jail. Twelve others were sentehced to four months' imprisonment. AT 9p. m. on the 23d the First na tional bank of Longview; Tex., was robbed by four men, resulting in the death of one robber, named Geo. Ben nett, and one citizen, Geo. Bucking ham, and the mortal woundihg of J. W. Summers and C. S. Leonard. Gov. WERTS of New Jersey has signed the bill which recognizes the state med ical examiners and prevents any person or number of persons from practising the so-called system of faithcurism, inind-healing and laying oh of hiiids. C. H. J. TAYLuR, the colored Kansas mail whose confirmation to be recorder of deeds for the District of Columbia has been hanging fire in the senate, Was confirmed in executive session, on the 23d, the vote standing 34 to 15. TnHE yawl of the missing schooner Lem Ellsworth, supposed to have foundered in the center of Lake Michi gan during the recent terrible storm, was recovered, on the 24th, near Waukegan, Ill. AN incendiary fire, supposed to have been in revenge for sending Mansfield valley rioters to jail, completely de stroyed the Schutt Coal Co.'s store, at Bridgeville, Pa., on the 23d. THE condition of Emma Juch, who had been seriously but not dangerously ill at Ann Arbor, Mich., was so much improved that she was enabled to leave for her home on the 25th. All her en gagements for the present trip had been canceled. UNITED STATES CONBUL - GENERAL CRAWFORD at St. Petersburg has made an exhaustive report to the state de partment upon the new Siberian rail road connecting the Pacific with Euro pean Russia. He says the principal sections will be completed within two years. MR. GLADSTONE's right eye was suc cessfully operated on for cataract in London on the 24th. ON the 24th there were nine murder ers in the Polk county jail at Des Moines, Ia. THE banquet tendered to Admiral Er ben, Capt. Mahan and the officers of the United States cruiser Chicago, by offi cers of the English navy and army and distinguished citizens of Great Britain, was held on the night of the 24th in St. James' hall, London. Two British naval officers escorted each officer of the Chicago to his allotted seat. The officers were in uniform. The other guests were in evening dress. Ex-Gov. JOHN L. BEVERIDGE Of Illi nois, in discussing the divorce suit be gun by Kuehne Beveridge-Coghlan, his granddaughter, against Charles Cogh lan, the actor, says in plain terms that the Beveridge family will take means to punish Coghlan for his course toward the girl. MRs. LEASE, the Kansas populist, is a very sick woman at Olathe, Kas. Dr. Roby, of Topeka, and several physicians from Kansas City have held a consulta tion and her son Charles is with her. She has sciatic rheumatism in her left hip and leg and inflammatory rheuma tism in her right hand. THE main factory of the Estep Glass Co., at Marion, Ind., was burned to the ground on the 24th. A gas pipe that fed the fires in the hot-oven burst, causing a terrible explosion, and soon covered the entire building with flames. Loss, $10,000; fully covered by insur ance. BLANCHE MACKEY climbed out of the window of her parents' ;esidence in Dubuque. Ta.. on the night of the 24th, and eloped with True Spence, an elec tric lineman. The father and mother gave chase, but she outran them and climbed into a waiting buggy, in which was Spence, and they drove to Fair play, where they were married. FRANK STANARD. of Lawrence coun ty, Ind., who is under $4.000 bond to the United States court for attempting to bribe Juror Armstrong, in the Indi anapolis national bank case, has skip ped, leaving his bondsmen in the lurch. Os the 24th, in the federal court at San Antonio, Tex., Jack Davis, a well known citizen of Eagle Pass, was found guilty of attempting to bribe Bob Dow, a customhouse official, to smuggle thir teen Chinese into the United States from Mexico, Tai police of Belgrade, Servia, have discovered a secret cartridge manufaoi tory where ammuuition for the PeahotLp fifle, with which the Servian militia it armed, has been turned out in large quantities. It is estimated that 3,000, 000 cartridges have already been set to the provinces. JMICHAEL BASII and wife, an aged couple, started, on the 24th. from Clin ton. Ia., in a road cart drawn by a single mule for an overland trip to New York city. Gov. FLOWER of New York has vetoed the bill prohibiting the display of for eign flags on public buildings. THE 14-year-old daughter of Franz Mueller, a farmer living near West Plains, Neb., was found by her little brother, on the 25th, fatally shot. Pending an investigation,the communi ty was disposed to hold the father re spoflsible for the crime, and threats of rioleiice -were freely uttered. THE grand court of the United Com mercial Travelers convened in Army and Navy hall; at Cleveland, O., on the 25th, for a social session. A business meeting followed, and at night the vis itors were tendered a banquet by the local court. AFRICAN advices of the 26th state that the British garrison of 200 men at Fort Maguire, on Lake Yassa. repulsed 2,000 Arabs under the slave trader Makanjira. The Arabs fled, leaving 110 dead. Makanjira surrendered. GEN. LOR) FREDEPRIC IEIOBERTS, for ilierly commander-in-chief of the army iii liidia, will succeed G(en. Rt. lion. Viscount Wolsdley ii the autumn as commander of the British forces in Ire land. FRANCIS RAMACCIOTTI, a foundling, 7 years old, has been declared legal heir to $30,000 by the probate judge at Oma ha, Neb. REV. 'PE RHY GORDON, of Emanuel church, Boston, has accepted a call to Emanuel church in Geneva, Switzer land. T. DE SousA RoSA, the Portuguese minister at Washington, was, on the 25th, appointed to the Paris mission, the highest diplomatic position in Portugal. THE Que en's Own Rifles, of Toronto, went to S,. Thomas, Ont., on the 24th, to join in the celebration of the queen's birthday. George J. Wilds, United States consul, displayed from the win dows of hWs office an extra American flag in honor of the day. Some of the members from Toronto became angered at the American consul's act and tore the flag froni its staff. SUIT for damages of $100,000 was be gun in the United States circuit court in Chicago, on the 25th, by the French republic against the World's Columbian exposition. The litigation grows out of the Firench government's claim for dam ages to goods injured during the Manu factures' building fire. ANAIIUAC LODGE, No. 141, Scottish Rite Masons, held a lodge of sorrow in ieh o" i M P o ei onf. ~hsto tf Louis, who died of typhus at Zacateras a week previous. The deceased leaves a widowed mother in St. Louis. GEN. SIR DONALD STEWART and Gen. Lord Wolseley were, on the 25th, ga zetted field marshals. This is an ex ceptional honor. There have only been five such appointments previously, two of the appointees being the prince of Wales and the duke of Cambridge. THE American Ltflaptist Publication society began its seventeenth anni versary at Saratoga, N. Y., on the 25th. Forty-nine new publications have been issued during the year. TILE first consignment of the 20,000 tons of soft coal ordered in Wales by American concerns arrived in New York on the 25th. The coal came on the steamship Monomy from Cardiff. LATE NEWS ITEMS. Ralph Drake, on trial for the murder of Ida Ward, his mistress, in Columbus, Ind., last June, was convicted of murder in the second degree and sentenced to imprisonment for life. There has been a panic created through the thickly settled industrial section of Chicago, known as Lake View, on account of the dis covery of iu number of cases of small-pox there. Charles Decker, a young man of Charleston, Ill., was killed by a passing freight train on the Big Four. He had been drinking, and in attempting to board the train fell underneath and was cut in two. The newest theory concerning the Taylors, the Meeks family murderers in Missouri, is that they prepared a place to flee to in the event their crime was discovered, and that they are now hiding in one of the several caves near Novinger, Adair county. James Parret, a notorious tough and gambler, was killed in a Louisville (Ky.) brothel by Charles Hickey, a detective. HIickey had been called in by the women of the house, one of whom Parret had tried to kill, and fired when Parret tried to kill the detective. The report of Receiver Latimer to the comp troller of the currency says that the First na tional bank of Sedalia, Mo., is so badly wrecked that resumption is out of the question. In Carter county, Ky., near Iron Hill furnace, a wooden bridge, which, to save time and dis tance, Joseph Rife and wife attempted to cross on horseback, fell beneath them, and in the debris both horses were killed outright and their riders fatally injured. Charles M. Gaynor, captain of the Pulaski hose company of Little Rock, Ark.. was thrown under the wheels of a truck while going to a cotton fire, the truck passing over his body. dis injuries are likely to prove fatal. During a thunder-storm at Nashville, Ill., lightning struck the stables of Z. P. Forman & Co. The fire spread so rapidly that it was only through the heroic efforts of the few present that the horses were gotten out in time to pre vent them from being creamated. E. M. Chrisman, who lives' west of Jackson ville, Ill., suddenly fell dead while at work in a strawberry-bed near his house, Friday. He was a man of great worth of character and one of the pioneers-of the county. VICTIMS OF A CAVE-IN. 'wo Killed and Two Injured by a Falling Mass of Clay. TACOMA, Wash., May 26.-A large cave-in occurred at the bluffs near the wharves by which two men were killed and two injured. The dead are: Maj. W. T. Gillespie, a well-known mining man, and Arnold Bernberger, a stationary engineer, aged 45. For five -years a powerful hydraulic pump has been playing against the high bluff back of the railroad docks, the earth washed down being sluiced beneath the docks for filling purposes. The center of the bluff is 75 feet high, and had been washed out, leaving over hanging an immense piece of blue clay. This came down almost in a lump. The workmen all got away, the killed and injured being spectators baj. Gillespie was from Missouri THROUGHOUT LOUISIANA. There was a total enrollment of 304 at the state normal school at Natchi toches. Harrison Davis, colored, was killed by lightning near Alexandria. He was plowing at the time. Mr. Ernest H. McMain, a Baton Rouge dry goods merchant, died a few days ago, aged 20. The women of New Orleans want a representative on the school board. and may petition the governor to appoint o.-e The New Orleans real-estate market i lively. The new belt railway scheme in New Orleans is meeting with opposition from citizens. The Louisiana senators will ask for an increased appropriation for Bayou Lafourche. * New post offices established in Louis iana: Gilead, East Feliciana parish, Thos. S. Carroll, postmaster; Concordia, Concordia parish, John M. Crawford, postmaster; Levert, St. Martin parish, Alcide M. Hargis, postmaster. At a game of base ball in Lauve park, about 5 miles below D)onaldsonville on Bayou Lafourehe, as Charles Gilbert, son of Judge Pierre A. Gilbert, of Na poleonville, was striking the bat slipped from his hand, striking a colored youth standing nearby in the breast, and caused instant death. It was purely accidental. The Patriotic Sons of America will celebrate the Fourth of July in New Orleans. Sheriff Isaac Brossard of Lafayette parish shot and killed Henry Jones. a negro, a few days ago. lie was wanted for assaulting a 7-year-old girl. The sheriff went to the mines, hearing that he was there, and in attempting to ar rest him the negro made a desperate re aistariee, it. was shot through the heart with a Winchestei. A measure will he presented to the legislature to make it the duty of mid wives or nurses to report to the board of health or some qualified physician when an infant's eyes are inflamed or swollen or reddened, within two weeks after birth. Physicians hold that many an infant's becoming stone blind might have been prevented had it received medical attention immediately after the inflammation, swelling or redden ing had become noticeable. The Patriotict Order of the Sons of America are making arrangements to celebrate the Fourth of July in New Orleans. It is the intention of the com mittee to have a grand display of fire works and other striking features to make the celebration one of the most remarkable that has ever been held in the city. The body of an unknown man-aged about 60, 5 feet 6 inches, long hair, clean shaven, except goatee, well dressed--was found floating at Arabi, St. Pernard parish. Miss Mary A. Cannon, a well-known and highly-esteemed young lady of New Orleans, died at a hospital from the effect of an overdose of morphine, which she had taken to relieve intense suffering. The young lady was highly cultivated, and possessed of rare musical talent. The New Orleans society for the Pre vention of Cruelty to Children is en deavoring to have several important ture. One of these will be to make the abandonment of infants by their par ents a crime; also, to make the failure to support and maintain children a crime, and to provide penalties for each crime. A fire broke out the other morning at West End on Lake Pontchartrain, the Coney Island of New Orleans. The West End hotel, the music stand, sev eral neighboring saloons and a half dozen other houses and the big wharf were destroyed. The clubhouse of the Southern Yacht club was damaged. The total loss is $125,000; insuredr for $100,000. A young white man by the name of Phelan, of Le Compte. Rapides parish, went fishing and took his rifle. He was found dead and is supposed to have been killed accidentally by his own gun. Two colored boys, 18 years old, got into a dispute in Alexandria. Man Lee got the barrel of an old gun and Henry Florida a brick, but Lee got in the first blow on the side of Florida's head, which fractured the skull. Edwin L. Taylor, aged 16, had a dis pute with a colored boy, Rob Robinson, 19 years old, near Alexandria. when the colored boy cursed Taylor and made a motion as if to draw a weapon. Taylor drew a pistol and shot him in the breast. Taylor was taken to jail by his father, but was releised on bail. Sheriff Stroble returned to Covington from Jasper county, Miss., the other day, having in custody Indian John, who murdered another Indian at Mad isonville by shooting him with a gun, and finishing his brutal deed by sever ing the head from the body with an ax, which the court now holds in evi dence. The retail dry-goods store of James Kidwell at Monroe was closed by at tachment the other morning. The amount is $6,000, and C. B. Rouse, of New York, the attaching creditor. The Illinois Central announces that it is interested in the proposed belt rail way at New Orleans. It says the road is very much cramped for wharf room, and that on this account the banana trade is being diverted from New Or leans. New Orleans police arrested Jack Curry, one of the most prominent "sports" in the city on the charge of conducting a gambling-house. Mrs. Marie Leonie Cook, daughter of the late Jules Aldige, and thus descend ed from an old Creole family, died in New Orleans. She was married not long ago to Mr. Walter H. Cook, and was only 20 years of age. The people of St. Tammany parish are said to be very much aroused at the prospect of having a leper hospital es tablished at Fort Pike, which is separated from their territory only by the ra-rrow channel of the Rigolets. LITERARY NOTES. Mn. NOAH BaoOKS' country seat at Castine, Me., is called "The Ark." The reason is evident. IN Dr. Wilberfoice Newton's book, "A Trip Through Russia," he will de scribe a visit to Count Tolstoi. A PRETTY brick villa at Hampstead Heath, that charming London suburb, is the home of Walter Besant. Miss LAURENCE ALMA TADEMA, the daughter of the famous painter, has written a novel, which she calls "'The Wings of Icarus." A LIrE of crime is often the result of running in debt. Clarence Date Crockett Murfreesboro, Tenn. Almost Blind His Head a Mass of Corruption Blood Purified and Sight Restored by Hood's Sarsaparilla. "Three years ago Clarence three years old, was taken with scrofula on the head which gradually spread ulntil itgotinto his eyes anlld he became al mot blind. We did everything that could be done with the asslstance of a skilled physician. but nothing did him any good. His head and ncck were one mass of corruption, and we thought he Would Lose His Eyesight. Itwas then that we commenced to use Hood's Satr sapatilla, and in less than three weeks his eyes be. ga:l to improve: In a habort time the sores took on a healthy appi=airatno and gradually healed, and now all are gone, and Clarience is a bright and Hood's la Cures healthychlld, with clear beautiful eyes. We are sPatltled that Hood's has made a complete ure. 1). M. CitOCletTT, JR., Murfreesboro, Tenn. Hood's Pils cure Cocstlpation by restor ing the peristaltic action of the alimentary canaL NATIJON m ".0 !ICKlift£ BILIOUSNESS, DYSPEPSIA, SICK HEADACHE, WEAK STOMACH, -AND ALL DISORDERS OF THE UVER, TESTrz.ohY. I have used Brodie's Pills for many years in bny family and have found them invaluable in all cases, and as a Liver Pill do not think they have an equal. Geo. H. WULy. SOLD BY ALL DRUCCISTS. PRICE, S1e. a Box. I. L. LYONS & CO., Proprietors, Ne w Oxle..a e,.a I . Easily Taken Up Cud LI r.e Oil au =1 appears in Scott's Emulsion is easily taken up by the system. In no other form can so much fat-food be assimilated with- - out injury to the organs of digestion. Scott's Emulsion of Cod Liver Oil with Hypophos phites has come to be an article of every-day use, a prompt and infallible cure for Colds, Coughs, Throat troubles, and a positive builder of flesh. Prepared by Scott & Bowne, N.. AlIdragu.ist. Unlike the Dutch Process No Alkalies -OR Other Chemicals are used in the preparation of W. BAKER & CO.'S reakfastCocoa Wehich 4s absolutely pure and soluble. It has morethan three timei the strengtl of Cocoa mixed with Starch, Arrowroot or Sugar, and is far more emo nomical, costing less than one cent a cup. It is delicious, nourishing, and A5MILT DIGESTED. Sold by Grocers everywhere. W. BAKER & CO..Dorehester,Mass. On the face and back of every card of genuine De Long PAT. HOOKS AND EYES will be found the words: See that hump? roDE-MAm R no. 1AM. 1 K Richardson & De Long Bros., Philadelphia. 28 in. Scorcher, 2Ilbs. 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Deposits re ceived subject to check. foreign and Domestic Exchange bought and sotl, and all matters pertaining to legitimate banking given careful attention. -4 Your Business Solicited F J. P. RU SELL. President. W ASHINGTON .EON WOL.F', Yiee-Pres't. GEO. 1V. U lt'I II, Cashier. c1PPTIhL, YL STATE BANK, $50so,ooo. WASHINGTON, ST, LANDRY PARISH, LO'ISIANA. FISCAL AGENT OF THE nI )mcIEOlls:-Prp Juacobs, Leon Wolffr. T. C. (ibbl,l s. Ju:iew Claude. J. P. Russeli PARISH OF ST. LANDRY. Ja .. . Car.iere, o(e W. iurtls. Money loaned to any amount desired on approved security. Collections on all points in St. Landry and adjacent parishes promptly made. D osits re ceived subject to check. Foreign and Domestic exchange bought an sold and: all legitimate banking matters given close attention. jan27y Your Accounts and Collections Solicited. FOR CHEAP LUtBER, 4+ ALL KI~DS OF LUMBER, GIBBENS 8 NICHOLSON IIETAT7" IT ALSO THREE-FOOT BOARDS, AND SPLIT AND SAWVED SHINGLES. AND PLENTY OF IT, 4+: GO TO WASHINGTON. IRA HOUSE, . . Board and Lodging. W. I. HARGRODER, Proprietor. Board by the Day or Week at Reasonable Rates. Corner Main and South Streets, Opelousas, La. THE OPELOUSAS BARGAIN GIVERS. ....r......····1.·.. ..r1·· 1.1·..1··· .... ROBFERT CH1R4CHERE .& BRO. Are Prepared to Offer Unprecedented BARGUINS IN EVERY LINE! DRY GOODS, GROCERIES, LIQUORS, GLASSWARE, CROCKERYWARE, TINWARE, PLANTATION SUPPLIES,~ AND IN FACT EVERYTHING IN A FIRST-CLASS STORE.; THEY ALSO HAVE THE ". ". .* .* FINEST SALOON IN TOWN i! Where Choice Liquors and Cigars are copstantly kept. Card Tables in Connection. WILLOW GLEN FAR Four Miles South of Opelousas, La. The Trot- TTT TStandard and n- B .Registered No. ting-Bred ',709. Race - Stallion, Record 2:33 I-4 Will make the Season on the above Farm, beginning Feb. i, ending July t, " CURRENCY is a rich dark bay with full black points, stands 153 hands high, and is acknowledged by horsemen to be the handsomest horse, ever broughti to this section. He is a horse of superior action, and magnificent style, perfect ly gentle and level-headed, and'is one of a family who are not only race horses' themselves, but are the producers of race horses of the first water. His reputa tion is too well established in this section to need more than a passing notice. r~.ELCF:LC&.S-In consideration of the shrinkage in values of all classes, the scarcity of money, and the very liberal patronage formerly extended my horse, I have decided to make the charges as follows: FOR SEASON...............................................825.00. PARTIES BREEDING TWO OR MORE MARES, each.... 20.00. Mares will be fed on grain twice per day at $1.25 per week, and pastured at 50 cents per week. Not responsible for escapes or accidents. :EILE33B&.TEL ED A JAO1Ep, Si *r L1" I.A.C 1T., Imported direct from Spain, will make the Season on the same farm at the very low fee of TEN DOLLARS. TASCON is a Jack of superior form and size, being nearly 15 hands high, standard measure, and presents extra advantages to those desirous of raising a good class of mules. feb-3-94.-t F. E. STOKES, Sunset, Louisiana. ANDREW MORESI, President. C. A. HOY, Sec. and Treasurer. OPELOUSAS ICE and BOTTLING WORKS OPELOUSAS. LOUISIANA. -Manufacturers of ICE and Carbonated DRINKS, FROM PURE DISTILLED: ARTISIAN WATER. Is now ready to fill all orders in any quantity desired. Prices furnished on application. Correspondence solicited. apu7y C. J. THOMPSON. J. R. MAYS. THOMPSON & MAYS, REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE AGENTS. If you wish to BUY, SELL, or MORTGAGE Lands, Insure Your Person against Accident or Death, or your Property against Fire, call on or write to THOMPSON &, MAYS, Opelousas, St, Latidry Parish, Louisiana.