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?&BBBBa8BBË3Üi : V Cill EEN & DUNN : ,**«».• -s ***»»-«üuiö. -. VKmmv^sitacBmÊàm # .* xsämM-r;sraÖK > CLINTON, LA., JAM AKV 5, 1856. VOL 1—NO. 51. HE \31 EKi('ANPATRIOT ! nE PT'KI.ISTEl» REGULARLY EVER! SATURDAY. BV v.. IL GREEN k C. T. DüNN. (t;}i(•/' o.-er U. A. Neofus 1 store. TERMS. IPTION. Three Dollars, when paid ni I or Live Dollar» if not paid at tht ■ suit* 'riling, or at tht clone of Ihr * iptioos mil not le received for •i •riod than, six months , which will b* 0 »liars invariably in advance. No .,'ili l discontinued until arrearage* rxiept at the option of the pub' uW'di 'XTS inserted at One Dollar ir-\ o ' ten lines or less, and Fifty uhsequent insertion. Liberal be made to those who adverti* v if a per semai nature , eithei \ , I • V «" M character , must be to the regular advertising ire publication. Vo Tltc Public. , . fully rhetors of The Patriot" t inform the public at large j ;. pr. pared to . xecute with neat, i : ' n,k,sr jitionsofi-L.uN j -- 'P'tiffffîWP ' * 5 c/' • LAWYERS URIELS, ! PAMPHLETS, : BALL TICKETS, ETC * 1 m iterials of our office r re el1 " l lu ring been selected an ^ a '* -at care, we flatter or* rs i t; ' V( ' s 0,1 phase all who ivW * lVor u - P J. A T F 0 P M v ns 1 \Y \V< PARTIT, OF 1,01' 'SIANA, ;i ,'vfifji fo.an amendment , Mi 1 v*e the purity of' the elective (ivoente tlu 1 passage ol as .v i ! 1 prevent the immigration of iid «•• imimils to this country. ; pose any interference !■ dits of ail per.-on?, whether A aii - or foriegn birth. i t In favor of non-in a w \ v houhl ii : same lie iy the Federal Gov- ( protection of our ■ high Nation-1 .ill afford" stern and un :» the American name c\v and guard the Amor- ; r he moves. o that America iroven i the ballot-box alone, the. o.dv lugilimate instrument of reform in this country. 7. We believe that the office ishoilld seek «lw man, and n t the man the t i c, ami shall appose the distribution of ohicc* amft .g ofjeo seekers, or as a reward lor Sei 8. We fend Eh late the ill maintain and de- j stitution of the United States | t ns ii now exists, and the rights i wi. u.ut diminution, insisting , ; ii j,,. i f.. nuance on the part of j al G Ivor: ment of all the duties en i: by tue Constitution. \ve approve of the 9. ;Vk platform adopted by the laic National Coun cil of the Amer dean Party at Philadelphia, we reject the nppli '.'»Eon of the principles of the ei'gtuh article to American Catholics, as unj v, unfounded, and entirely unworthy of < •, ,mitry We shall forever continue to p.otc< agai.-.st any abridgement of religious fhevy, holding it >ts a cardinal maxim that reUgiout faith is a question between each in dividual and ids God. We utterly condemn any attenn't to make religious belief a test for poliiicai ofEvc, and can never affiliate with a-,v party which holds sentiments not in accordance with these. 10. YV e war with no party as such but shall op-.ioso all who oppose us in the advocacy of these great American prin ciples. STATE POLICY. Reform of abuses, and re trenchmunt in our State expenditures. Education of the youth of the country in schools established by the State. A constitutional organization of the Btvamp Land Commissioners. A more efficient administration «*i the Internal Improvement Department, with a view of improving our inland navi gation. PHD it inti Institute, t IG a-dieg and Day School for Young Ladies r \ Jllisses. R.Â. M. J. CLIFFORD, Principal Institution is row' open. Parents and rdiur.s ■ resp ■etiully requested not to de iTtuMi of th ir children, as the long vacation •kes a speedy return to study highly important. For terms, apply at the Institution. reference: <IKi. E. T. Merrick, C. J. I F. R. Harvey, M. D. Henry Marston, Esq. Henry Skipwith, Esq. T. \Y. Robins, Esq. j ü. C. Comstock, Esq. Clinton, La, Oct. T3, 1855. Ja V ; Î^lcîïicines, etc. 6 doz bottles sup- rior Unuff; 15 p, s AVhit*» Pepp«", superior quality; 2 doz pure Cod Liver Oil; 12 doz bottles superior Writing Ink, ass'd sizes; Id doz Essence Tar, a safe and certain cure for diarrhoea, dysentery and all other bowel af fections; I'D copies Akins' Christian Minstrels; d doz bottles Essence Jamaica Ginger; 2" reams superior note, letter and cap Paper; 6 doz bottles Ayres' Cherry Pectoral, and 6 doz boxes Ayres' Pi!H; -1 doz boxes Thorns' Extract; SG, J! s „l r u.... ; 25 lbs Blistering Plaster, superior quality; 12 doz pure Olive Oil, for sale by nv20 I N LEMON. PROFESSIONAL. ,, . **■ 'is;hïîi< K jiiu.i;r. Ai lOlîNEï AND COUNSELLOR AT LAW 01 '•' "-y Pinxcrsrn.u-:, la. I * M Parishes Byrne * I' * Attorneys and" CoMsUlors it law I Clinton L\ j |3TAU tamm «.trusted to Uu-ir eke will > be promptly attended to. References : M.-stirs. Ookey k Hawkins, and ' Ki ' U ..................J. O. fcüLMOURN. j PïupLi «V lijühoHrn. Attorneys at Law, Clinton, La., ?r 7V it! practice in the Courts of'East and ! 1'elieiaua, East Baton Rouge, and St.* Helena Vai \ d27 i)., New Orleans. ■L S». Sniifli, Attorney and Counsellor at Law, I Clinton, La. tyWill Mi tend to business in Kart und W Feliduna and St II. !..... d::7 •Solln i»I. Etoliei'ts, Attorney at Law, Clinton, La. t LAW NOTICE, j t >xttvU '* * * V 1 ,' 1 . 1 * ° *' ' i A 1 PORNET AND COI NSI- LLOR AT LA*^ j C}? Mi „ toulWw ^. L l apt ' rusted to him. in tlie FÛnshi-s of Hast and West 1 ■' I laton Rouge am S Helens, jefl Vv. Fergus Kenian. ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT LAW, Clinton, La. iffy" Will attend promptly to all business on* •us ted to him in the parishes of East Feliciana, He ly * i< kterçoii *V Walkor, ATT<JRNEYS AT LAW, Shki uyvili.i:. — Eastern Toxa dcarlcr, [ Ka3t Dunn, Baton Rouge. t'.-'I , t ■ - Point Coupon. iauic. WcIJi, jal 186 ATTORNEY AN!) COUNSELLOR AT LAW, j-M Clinton, Lv. | iiîiw j "-jf■" T i 1 1 n iule rrtigned having entered into part-; 11 • . -1 i i m in tl.it practice of their profession, willl atn.Mnl t.. ah lm-iness entrusted to them in the And n.) any business entrusted to either, in the adjiu-tnt. parishes, they will attend .separately. Ollieo ia Gpmo.i, La. ' JAMES H. MI SE, ' «127 . D. G. HARDEE. ( ■ ; S*oud A Attorneys a Law, over the stc n e of G. A. Neafus. d'27 ; to-, r. If . llarvev / CONTINUES tii«-. pract. it:e ot his profession, a«n«i 1 hi? tier vice? to the citi- j -tens . !i 'tint-on and vicinit. v. -1*7 ! «». ti-*. !.. ;i55j;\v -ttrUàV / tONTlNl'ES tin- pract ice of hi? profession in U.' Clinton and vicinity. ! Oific, at liis Drug Store, east side public square. Residence, at the house formerly occupied bv .. J. RarmliPon. <127 ' JAMES S. lATLOn..........X. J. W. WOUTilAM. Hi; - . H aytor & Wortham, Assoc i n ted for the Practice of MEDICINE AND SURGERY, C®" Will give exclusive attention to their [v.-o fosslon. Office in the room lately occupied as the j Post Office. post office.___ mar 10 isa__ ~ Médira t fHoIirc. I\R. EDWARD DELOXY continues to devot, 1/ his entire attention to his Professional duties, [ and respectfully solicits a continuance of the liber jal patronage winch has been extended to him. j I ! I j 1 I ilis friends may rely upon his prompt services j at all hours, when called upon, if not absent on ( professional business. Office, adjoining the Telegraph office, where j applications will be made, and orders left, or at hi? . residence. Clinton, La., Feb. 10, 1855.____ ly Dr. J. Welch Jones PIIY'SICIAN, SURGEON AND ACCOUCHER, located in Port Hudson, and nie profession, jjg- Office, one door North of Dr. Comedy's Drug Store, where he may always be found when not professionally engaged. He solicits a share of patronage. Port Hudson, May, 186A_ ! A. SKARZYÄSKI. GENERAL AGENT AND COLLECTOR, W ILL attend to posting of Books, drawing off of Accounts, and posting the same, and all other business connected therewith. Refer to Mills, Cleveland k Co. Clinton, La; IY tv Chapman & Co, do; M. Harris, New Orleans; 'nov3 JAMES WELSH, Notary Public and Auctioneer, CLINTON, LA., Will attend promptly to all business entrusted to him. Office, Northeast corner 1 ublic Square. E. E. IIAYUO0I), A U CTI ONE Ell. THE undersigned having been duly commissioned JL as an Auctioneer lor the parish of East Felici ana, he respectfully informs the public that he is now prepared to attend to any business that may be entrusted to him. ninr21 l y 1 Shaw ....................w. w. Shaw G. W. Shaw & Co., 1 Cotton Factors and Commission Merchants, i 24 Poydras street—N ew Orleans. _d27 i Wriçlift, Davciipoi*r& Co., | Cotton Factors and Commission Merchants, \— 12S Gravier et., New Orleans. i Cash advances made on consignments ofi Cotton, by R. H. DRAUGIKW k CO., Agents. ~~ j Hoary llawford, JUSTICE OF THE PEACE AND NOTARY PUBLIC. Office North side of Public Square, janl, 1855 Clinton, La. W. IV. Chapman & Co., importers and Dealers in Foreign and Domes - tic Hardware] Cutlery , Crocherip&c., <0c., (J27 Clinton, La. MLLE, SUWOTlSIUi & CO., Commission and Forwarding Merchants, 122 Gravier street, New Orleans. —REFERENCES— D. Pipes, Esq., F. Hardesty, Esq., J. W. Norwood, Senk, J. Warren Taylor, feb24 W. W. Chapman, East Feliciana. WHOLESALE AXD RETAIL DEALER IN i •Dry Goods , Groceries. Boots , Shoes , Hats, &e. I Clinton, La. d27 - i Ocovsc A. Pike, BOOKBINDER AND STATIONER, CORNER or CHURCH AND LArAYFTTR ST«. rar19 BaXïTi L««. riS } LEGAL SALES. _ SI «.CESSION SALE. r l in si vrnop Louisiana, ) 7th Distrist Court, Parish oi' East Feliciana. \ No. 2455. In the succession of A. J. Law, deceased. I N pursuance ofand by virtue of a commission directed to me by the Honorable t Court aloresaid I will offer for sale tothelast and high est bidder, ;a public Auction, at the court house door in the Town of Clinton, Parish aforesaid. At «he hour of 11 o'clock a. m., ON WEDNES I "Äowin Jd "V i° F JA , NU , A ^ Y - W f j J no lodovv mg described property, belonging ft> 1 > " !,id sui-i^ion, to-wit 1 tie negro man uIM, aged about CO year, j Terms of Stile -Cash. j ! Der JAMES WEI.S1I. Auctioneer. SUCCESSION SALE. 1 m; State Ot Louisiana ) 7th District Court, Parish of East Feliciana. ( No. 222 1. In the Succession of Jas. Perkins, dec. ; 1 I N pursuance of on order and in virtue of a A commission h • nr' ,n -'*a u d from the Honor able Seventh Hist''«*' 1 ( Uv.vu-r ; , r j),., i nr ish of East 1\;, f ana, 1 will sell at public auc tion, In; 1 v '' #v/> * 1 due hours of 10 o'clock A. M. itlid 4 o clock P. M., of M( )N 1) A \ -j i ST DA V OF DEC EM BKlt Ibö5. At the 1,Plantation of deceased, on Beaver Creek, in the Parish uthivsaid, the following described real and personal property, to-wit : 1*C rate j>ropertt/ <>/ deceased. Consisting of the following slaves : * Woman BETSY " Boy Girl Boy Girl Girl AVomu liov Wompn liil'nut not n; SILAS KLLEN LH'TI.1*; PRINCE " SCOTT Com tu 'luity Property, CAT 0 LEWIS AVILLIAM LIVE JOHN' ED. LONG HEAD HILL " DAN MARY " LLl'Y AMELIA CAT aged CATHERINE - HENDERSON " ISAIAH SOPURONIA " n years S yearsj 40 years : o years ! 0 in'ths 20 \'U'S 11CDSON HENRY ANN WILEY MISSOURI 8 years ! 0 years ! •1 years 1 SIMKNTHA 22 Boy WILEY J JOE " a Girl EST HA 13 Mm. KF-DIO 28 70 n om tii l ILDA, (dis d) " 40 .MARIA »3 to »aid Bank LANDS. The plantation of deceased, in said Parish, bounded on the North by lands of Lewis Per* kins, Jacob Darrel, and line of demarcation, South by lands of William Stewart and Samuel Chance ; East by lands of Mrs. Talbott and 1 Ienry Humble ; West by lands of Mrs. Nealand and lands of S. Harrell. Supposed to contain TWO THOUSAND ACRES; with improvements, together with one hundred and fifteen shares of Citizen's Bank Stock, Iject to an indebtedness of "bout $3,ClH.i Oil STOCK, &c. 1 yoke of oxen und l lone ox ; Eighty head of Sheep ; Threc-lilths of the slock of Ilogs; 15 head of mules and horses, and live mules, farming utensils, ploughs, hoes,[axes, &c., belonging to late partnership of Perkins & Kilbourne ; Corn, Fodder, Ac., Blacksmith's tools; One Horse wagon, &e. The remaining portion of said succession. WEDNESDAY THE 2ND DAY ARY, a. u., 1850, to-wit: The House and lots in the Town of Jackson, the last residence of deceased. The household and kitchen furniture ; Stock in Masonic Lodge, I pleasure Buggy, 1 lumber do., 1 Lot Medicines and shop fur niture, certain accounts and Medical bills against various persons, also the undivided one half of certain Medical bills due late firm of j J. & L. <>. Perkins. House and lots (occupied by J. T. Heath Esq.) ! in Jackson. Terms of Sale—The Residence, in Jackson, j will be sold on a credit of one, two and three years from day of sale, purchaser to give ap- j proved personal security, and consent that a ; mortgage be retained till payments of the pur- * chase price, and interests which shall bo at the 1 rate of eight per cent per annum after inaturi- j ty of the installments. The lands and negroes, and personal proper- ; ty for cash. In the event, the property when offered i for cash does not bring the appraisement, it j will be re-offered on the same day on the fol- 1 lowing terms : ! The Land and Bank Stock on a credit of one , two and three years ; ; The negroes on a credit of one and two years. The personal property on a credit of one year from the day of sale. The purchasers of the Land and Bank Stock and negroes, to give approved persona! security and consent that a mortgage be retained on the property (inpayments of purchase price and in interests which shall be at the rate of eight per cent per annum from maturity of the install ments. Purchasers of the Land «and Bank Stock to , assume the payment of the Bank debt atnomi ting to about the sum of thirty-six hundred dollars. G. W. CATLETT, Dec. 1st, 1855. Auctioneer. \— ---_ r - *'• "• " ar "' Merchant Tailor, RESPECTFULLY begs lcav * * li> and the public generally t leave to inform his friend? __________,______ 0 _______ v that, lie still continu«-» to <»rry on the above busines« at tlie old stand tf Hatch A Mann, opposite Carmans Hotel. He has just received from New Orleans a splendid assortment ol GOODS suitable for winter wear, which he is prepared to make to erder in the 'atest style, uud upon the most reasonable terms. N. B.—Particular attention paid to CUTTING, ard R^rairîsg. d*27 LEGAL SALES. The Sta Parish of Ea In the matter SC CCI .: a. Ee ION SALE. i, ) Seventh District in a \ Court, No. succession of Gilbert S. Schofield deceased. I X pursuance ofand by virtue of a cornnus fcion directed to me from the Honorable Court, aforesaid, ! v\ ill ollci for sale at public, auction at the Court Ib'iisc door in the town ofChiUou, Parish afon said, on WF.DNUSD \\ THE HU DAY OF ,1A NT ARY. 1'Oii at the hour of 1 n o'clock a. m tin* following desnili ed property belonging to said sccvession, to-wit. One Horse and Ibiggv ; A lot of Medicines and Me'bcal works: A lot oV Surgical Inslruim 1 ts ; A lot of I ums hohl and Kitchen furnilure ; ()ne Revolver pistol ; Saddle and Bridle ; One silvci Watch and otlu r small articles; Term» of Sale--Cash, if the property brings appraisement, if rc-olft v«l without furtV.tr ml vertisei ; lient. (Mi a • rem'-. 12 timntb?, the yur «'baser to givf* bis iK'ft* with approve»] s enrilv ' «. ut interest from date. . with eight per Dec. 22 D J AMES WELSH, SUCCESSION SALE Tin: Statk of Locisiana, ) Seventh District Couit Parish ul East Feliciana. ( No. 2552. Bi the succession of Harriett R. Whitehead dec I N imrsuancc i f, a ■ sion directed tc (,'ourt afore, aid, ! will * auction at the last via* deceased, on SATU1U OF JAM A,. V NEX T, described property Wh sion, to-w it : Negro man PETER, '' ' k FRANK me IV ' wom:i FANNY, seven children, to ■ lloy JAKE, ' •• JESS A, ' Girl NANCY, 1 - UTITIA 1 " MARIA, ■ " FK1JSSA, Infant G irl 11 Allli 1 Woman KATE, live children, viz : Girl GIN NY, F AR Ml, SAM, Po " JIM, aged " Woman JULIA, ngvd Infant girl JULI A, child Woman GI.ANSSA, a . Girl CHARLOTTE, " HARRIETT, Negro man JOHN, " " LEWIS " Bov MUSES, Terms of Sale—A credit three years f-om the day -if mini installments. Th pm note with approved personal security, each in stallment to bear eight percent interest from maturity until paid, with mortgage ou the property to secure payment. JAMES WELSH, Dec. 22 1855. Auctioneer. Hue 0 ' a Commis m the Honorable ■to sa e, at public resitli nee of said Till; 20th DAY «. d'l 0 following to aid sueecs (in vi 1rs; Id ye; . i s ; and her ... . . la v« 1 1 y ue-' It V ars ; V v 4 v !!•?'• H' ; * 1rs, and her 1 8 y ars ; 4 yt ar.«? • ' 0 v 18 y airs ; of S' " la vear? • years ; " 40 y.-mi; " t.n y cci's; of on two and sale. :i equal an has r to give his SUCCESION SALE. The Ss ate of Louisiana, ) Seventh District Court, Parish of East Feliciana, J No. 2411. In the matter of the succession of Elisha. Waller, deceased. 13URSUANT to an order of the Honorable ** Court aforesaid, and by virtue of a com mission to me directed, 1 w ill oiler for sale, at the Court House in the Town of Clinton, Par ish and State aforesaid, at public auction, ON THURSDAY, THE 24th DAY OF JANUARY 1850. Between the hours of 11 o'clock a. m. and sunset of the same day. The fol'owing property appertuinig to said estate, to-wit : A negro woman named SljjVA, aged about 20 years; and her child Ih\TSEY r ; aged 2 years; Terms of Sale—One ludf Cash, and the other half on a credit until the first of January, 1857, with eight per cent interest after due unt il paid — purchaser to give approved personal secui ity and a mortgage retained on the property until final payment of debt, interest and cost, dec 22 JA.MESWEI.S11, Auctioneer. SUCCESSION SALE. The State of Louisiana, } Seventh District Court Parish of East Feliciana. ( No. 2394. In the matter of the succession of Martha A. Kent deceased. 1 N pursuance of and by virtue of a cmnniis ■ sion directed to me from the Honorable Court aforesaid, 1 will offer for sale at public auction at the Court, house door, in the town of Clinton, Parish aforesaid, on WEDNESDAY 30th DAY OF JANUARY next, at the hour of ten oclock a. m. The following described property belonging to the said succession, to wit: A certain tract of land situated in the afore said parish, supposed to contain one hundred and sixty (HU)) lu res, bounded on the north by Albert D. Woodard, west by the Ragland tract, cast bv lands of Mrs. Cassandra Har rell. Terms of Sale—Cash, provided the land brings the amount of the appraisement. JAMES WELSH. Dec. 20 1855. Auctioneer, E. P. Selling t fir. A S I am desiious to w'nd «qi lousiness Hi*' l nflhp ;\ bargains to Cash dealer?. I have a good assortment ol Provisions ami Gro und various other goods, their interest, by calling. Those indebted aclftvHL also consult their im :» •« i-y making monts without further nnU.cv. Nov. 21, V,5 _____J G. D'MErOV TRUSSES— of all siz. .> ami kirnt- , loi 2. . I I. n. u:\i<. l 'urubu ■ii* A IV. 0 1SEASES OF THE SOUTH— A praeE«- «! t.va tis*» on the most c<.:i;:jiou diseases ( I the South, exhibiting tlui»* p •culiar l.afm - .-, su.d the corresponding adaption of ireatment—by Thomp son McGoun, M. D., formale by 1 N LEMON. CloRfia.^ al CoaI* V S I am anxious to dispo.-o of my stock of cloth ing. I aru now offering it at cost for Cash.— Those war.ting to buv would -Jo well to call to* G A NEAFDS. J .EGAL S VL LS . Al t HON SALE Of Vaîuaide Augro Property. S WILL oth r sale at Public Auction, at I ■* door of the Courthouse in Clinton, on ; TUESDAY, 21»th day of JA NT VRY, is:. at ii o cock of said »lay, the fo,, owing named I and descnbcvl slaves belonumg to Mrs. Melinda Grav to wf Negro man named BOB, aged about 42 years. n* gro nun mum d \LBER \\ aged about •'»] ys. ; Nrgio gul 111 .* 1 * .h. ag I : ab<uit. ! u y ers. I ho above prorurtv is smi! for no lault, but ; for the purpose of paying debts. i Terms of Sale—CASH. I d . 2:> JAMES WELSH, Amur. HON SALE. ■ a, £ 7th District ! The State of l.o j Parish of East Feliciana. ( In the matter of the Succession of of A. H. Taylor, deceased. IN I'UHSU ANtE of an order of and by virtue " of a eonunis-ion directed to me from the llonmsh' irstrie Court of tlie "til Juiiieiai Di.-tvi.-', I will offer for sale to the last and hell si biddi r at tlie door of tlie court iiouse, in tile town of t'lir,ton, and Parish aforesaid,, on TUI 1 , -Ml DAY OF JANU ARY NEXT, at 1 1.1« • hour ul' U* o'clock a. m , tlu* following tie st ribetl j'i'ojiorty belonging to the saecession ! « 4 lilt* late A. D. Taylou, Ui l äse«), to x\ il : A e.'if.iin (rnut oflnrul situated iu the nfon* :i ml •nth said Parish, containing one hundred'acres, and bounded on till Fast by the Amite river South 'f - î j ^ ' M aM * J) ' K ' UiU ' ot TKKMS OF S MjK GASH for one hundred dollars with eight per cent interest thereon per annum from the 11 V\ W n t \ him .!:r "1 Die, mi.' e cv.li.cen huu dr« ! and kltv-tlnx e until paid, ami the balance • • 1 ■ mi a credit of one, two and three years in equal annual installments from the tenth day id - N ivumbcr eighteen hundred and llfty-llve, with eight per <*ent inti r«. t thereon from the out y -third day of I Kvemher eighteen hundred at t'.ftv-tlnve until j uid Purchaser to give ijiroved personal security, and a i said lauds, to secure, pavment. JAMES WELSH', Y ALU Statk of hm si an a | Sovontb Diutriet Court, •ish of Um*! Feliciana \ No. 2222. .he succession of Mr-.. Partbenia U. Wheeler, J JUUSU \NR to ail Court aforesaid,t( for sale at public ai J a -, k on, t N WUDNl OF JANUARY Us50. 10 o'clock a. m., and c v 1er of the I lonorable me directed, 1 w ill oiler ctiou, in the Town of SHAY, THE liOtli DAY Between the hours of ; o'clock M. The fol »wing described properly, belonging to 1 cession afoix -•iid, to-\s it : Negro man SIIADRACU, woman NANCY, and her two dien, uuiler ten years 0 Also, the •hil of age, LEA, and HILLY Three Cows; T'eruis of Sale.....The slaves for one third Cash, thebalaney on a eredil of -'welve niontbs from the day of sale, with eight per cent i 1 - terest from said date, to bo secured by two good, and solvent securities, and a special mortgage. The personal property, for all sums of twenty dollars, and less* Cash. For all sums over that amount, twelve niontbs credit, wilt) eight per cent interest from day of sale, and secured by two good, and solvent Securi ties. G. W. CATLETT, Auctioneer. Dec. 29. PROBATE SALE. The State of Louisiana, ) Seventh District Court Parish of East Feliciana ( No. 1735. In the matter of the succession of Bartholomew Bennett, deceased. IN COMPLIANCE with an order and com* * mission to me directed, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the door of tin* Court llousc in said Parish on THE FIRST SATUR DA^ Ob J ANUARY, 1850, at 1 l o clock a. m., tlie following named and described property appertaining to said succession, to-wit One hundred acres of land to be taken and located on the. Eastern boundary of tlie land upon which Mrs. Mary C. Bennett now resides adjoining the portion of land formerly sold by said B. Bennett to Claridv, with ils improve ments). Also the following si a wotfian e\KY ANN k ged 45 yenrs. b«iy ISAIAH " 14 yc.'ire. boy JARKETT " 14 iu'tlis. boy SILAS " 12 yem. Terms of Sale—One half the purchase price CASH on the day of sale and the other half on a credit of 12 months from the day of sale, purchasers will be required to furnislEapproved personal security, on notes drawing 8 per cent interest from the day of sale and a special mortgage will be retained on t he property sold. B. M. G. BROWN, Sheriff. Dec. I. 1855. j't.iï'.tL-Ui i §TKAUSK, DEALERS IN Fisic WatikeK, Bockt«». Mationerj aud fi'aucy Articks. We invite the attention of the -$0^. people of Clinton am! vicinity, j|- 'TjJ the ladies especially, to our new and !L. ,.lv. 2? well selected stock ul goods. WATCHES, JEWELRY, kc. % comprising T. T. Coorn-r, Tobins, am! real .1 c.-ph Johnson move ments; Swiss and English Lever.—togetiu a plendid stuck (.1 1 lästern ill. JEW El. SI LV ! R TOILET ml PLATE!) W A RE, all d A HTIULES : IVrlmm-ry, j lualtuu, fancy Soap and Extract? ! I! • 1 nil's iiiiuniiactnry. 1 WOPE BOXES, Port Movie«, line Poek' t Books, ! GAR!) GASES, nilv.-r, p ni I ami shell. ! RAZORS:.ml KNIVES, Rogeis'i».-?t brand. BOOKS, «-•».. .i ling of Standard and Mi.-ecllanueo wo-ks. srnooL books. ■ni»- I fo 'NOVELS, bn - l it with 1 ^'5/'* \\ atf.-hc? a !q tlie best of u u , ing eon vine . d vvt : : faction. , a-AIlarttclu ! or lb.' ui'.' i.y 1(1: of 1 th 1 public tqu'r irv!7 «tili ... ..... t Miwn-, inibraiiu; Kilind conipn * r 11 ' wiii b.' prompt!)' i:li vclrf I-iilv RKI'Ali.KD and v. ai rant.-d. ' I" ' ' lull I,i- abb- to ; sold warrant-d . DIO WATHI, cart o: r.ppr: itetbe Ï'O'.- 1 y A UM AN* k :T5AU t i;,,;.;, ■riptinn's. tir Oil P... Jireel from 1 iiigb Perseverance its Value j About ten years ago there was a little new - ! boy--very little for bus ago, which was fou; : u '*' n ye»ns- " ho «.Id papers at the corner j uow occupied by the Tribune budding and k * ! adjuncts. This boy, owing to his cheetl.d | countenance, his proverbial integiitv. his in 5l f , .. . * dubtry—in brief, his good qualities generally . ! «.*iid very good qualities are rarely found am j onglho peripatetic venders of the dailies and weeklies.) manufactured friends for hints, h I , , . , ,, , everywhere, and particularly among publish I ' rs. Ho did a very good business as a new J boy* but his position did not suit him, a» lit one day contfdontially informed us, and he j brighteniug rye and a flush«.! check, •• i think j was tU'lorimned to abandon it. " That you can easily do/* gnid we, "go into a store." " I can neither read nor write," responded he, mournfully. " Apprumiee yourself to some trade, then," was our ad vie«. 1 . " I think l will," he exclaimed, with * I will;" and off ho bounded. \\ o lost sight of him h short time after this conference was held, and Finally forgot that sm h a, being existed, ' About a week ago. an athletic, well dressed ^ voting man, with a ferocious—a regular brig j amlisk t :ur of whiskers, and a brace of merry, j lu *nk i;i' that, betokened a good heart, ! anti tin bv 1 of health, stopped us in the street, i, m i exttuding his lutnfl, enlieilm l,v n»iuo. x - . ' JNot rcco! i .... ... . | to conquer all difficulties, u ill invariably mak him, we had recourao to the phrase of "Really, sir, you have the Advantage of me. "Not know , the little news boy !" he cried astonished. Truly, it was our little newsboy. He had taken our early advice, and apprenticed him self to a machinist. 41 Where arc you working?" we inquired. "Oh 1 don't work now " was bis proud an swer; "l own a saw mill on Long Island, ami am doing buisiness for myself. 1 have brio my own Wy a year now. 1 bought tlie con cern with the savings of eight years; I have a wife and two children and my own cottage bun. • and garden for them ft» live and delve in, and as happy ns the day is long. I can read and write, too," lie continued, smilingly, but with a.n air of triumph. Tim! man will be s .mcbody besides a boss yet. If we dared to tell his name, hundreds would at once hail with rapture the news #f the good fortune of their persevering little friend who once supplied them with the Sun and Herald every morning. Perseverance —it is the grand lever by which (lie most astounding results may bo accom plished. George Borrow, the author of Laven - gro,' says: " Perseverance and a determination a man of the veriest dolt." Do you lieai that, boys V No matter how poor or how ignorant you may bo, persever ance, conjoined with virtue, will gain you both wealth and education.—Religious Herald. Home Education The following rules wo commend to all our patrons arid friends, for their excellence, brev j it y and practical utility. They arc worthy of being printed in letters of gold, and being placed in a conspicuous position in every household. It is lamentable to contemplate the mischief, misery, and ruin which are the legitimate fruit of those deficiencies which are pointed out in the rules to which we have re ferred. Let every parent and guardian read, ponder, and inwardly digest. 1. From your children's earliest infancy in culcate the necessity of instant obedience. 2. U nitc firmness with gentleness. Let your children always understand that you mean what you say* 3. Never promise them anything unless you arc quite sure you can give them what you promise. 4. If you tell a little child to do something, show him how to do it, and see that it is I done. j 5. Always punish your children for wilfully disobeying you, but never puuish them in an 1 g«r. , ti. Never let them perceive that they can vex you. 7. If they give way to pclulence ami temper, wait till they are calm, and then gently rea son will) them on tlie impropriety of their conduct. 8. Remember that a little present puiiish incut when the occasion mises, is much more effectual than the threatening of a greater punishment, should tlie fault ho renewed. I Ne ver give your ehildren anything because \ they cry for it. I n. ( In no account allow them to do at one time what you have forbidden them, under like circumstances, at another. 11. Teach them that the only sure and easy way to appear good is I ) lie good. 12. Accustom them to make their little reci tals v. il h peti'. -'t truth. Jd. r .!!-.■■, of talc-bearing. II. T c-i ti. 1,1 that wlf-dcnud not ml/ i,.d '"n,' i- tin ppoir.trd and sure method of »1 ■ - ; ; happinet s. 13. Gear l tin m rgainst tho indulgence of an augry ani !e rliltul spirit. If these rules were reduced to practice— -in U v practin l.y parents and guardians, how lunch misery would I,- prevented- -how many in danp-r of 1 nin would be the happiness of a tiiousaud domestic * ireies augnrtnied. It is lamentable to s < liow cven-Be is parental li.-giert, and to r.' i.ess tlie bad ami dreadful - O'.s. 1 ; in th* riii 410 fthoupa 1 .de -fast '