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L. 1. O , LA:, SATURDAY, DECEBER 31,1870.ele ta 15.
VOL.1. MONROE, LA., SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1870..31HS A )3*bi 15.
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Arrival and Departure of the Malls.
From Monroe to Vicksburg-Carrying
all mail matter for the Western, Eastern,
Middle, Pacitic and Atlantic States, and New
Departs daily at b A. M.;
Arrives daily at 7 P. M. (Sundays except
From Shreveport to Monroe
Arrives daily at 4 A. M.;
Departs daily at f6% P. M.
From Camden, Ark., via Farmerville to
Arrives SSundasV , Wednesdays and Fri
dlays at 4 A. ?1.;
Ieplitii Mondas, Wednesdays and Fri
days at 6(i P. M.; closes at 6 P. M.
Frot. iMouticelil4 Ark., via Bastrop, to
Arrrv s Tuesdays, Thursdays and Satur
dcas -nt *i P.'1M.;
Ibeparts AMidays, Wednesdays and Fri
days at 4 1:.l. Closes evening previous at
From Hillsboro, Ark., via Ouachita City
Arrives Tuesdays, Thursdays and Satur.
days at 2 P. M.;
Departs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fri
days at 6 AN M. Closes evening previous at
It. JIt'HARDSON. JAS D. M'ENERY.
Richardson & MeEnery,
ATTORNEYM - AT- LAW, Monroe, La.,
practiec in all the parishes of North Lou
isiana, in the Supreme Court at Monroe, the
Federal Courts, and in the Land Office De
partiment orthe General Government.
I . Mi. OaRISQ. W. W. FARMER.
Morrison a Faramer,
A'ITORN'I'YS AT LAW, Monroe, La.,
A. will pMetioe in the Courts of the Pa
rishes qf .Oa hita, ]Morehouse, Richland,
Franklill ind Valdwell, in the Siupreme
I ourt, and in the United Stiteh Courts.
Will also attend to all business intrusted to
them in the $tate and Federal Land Offiees.
Fv P. .'rt'Bs. R. 0. COBB.
Stublbs & 'obb,
A'TTORNEIYS AT LAW, Monroe, La.,
will prdetiee in the Courts of the 12th
Judicial Diabrict, composed of the Parishes
of Morehouse, Ouachita, Caldwell Cata
houla tid Franklin ; also in the Parishes of
Jackson and Unidt. i4ta32
R A. FLANAGAN,
IVA T('IIMAKER AND JEIVELER,
All work intrusted to his care will be exe
cuted with neatness, care and dispatch and
fully warranted. decl2-d3n
OLIVER & BYRNE,
eircin'! atrdl For'rarduin Mierhants
J)eales in Generavl Merchandinse.
y:'A\gents foir Agricultural Inpllements
if all description, also River and Fire Insur
11n.e and Southlern Express C'onlpany.
GEOR(E (C. ENSSHINGER'n
(')N I FECT IO(N ERY,
Brick IUock, (h,.,,er 1)Ninard & (i#rtdl t.5.
C'akes of all kinds, plain and ornamented;
.andies; Candled Fruits; Nuts; fresh, pre
served and canned Fruits; Fancy Articles;
Nick-Nacks, and everything kept in first
c:lass C(onfectionery. Particular attention
given to Dinners, Party, Ball and WVedding
Suppers. SUMMER NkSASON.-Ie C rean1; So
dla and Mineral Waters, and Refreshing
i)rinks ,f all kinds. del2-d3mn
E., DRELYFUTS * C'o.,
HIvv Just received a splendid ambrtmint
of latest styles
GENT'S WIATWR CLOTHNJK,
manuf~etured to theirorder.
An invoice of tind hand-sewed-
BOOTS AND -SHOES,
HA T', ,
DRY G OODS,
BOOTS & SHOES,
and a variety of other articles.
FINE GOODS JUST RECEIVED,
AND OF THE
-rLaUlies are specially invited to call
and examine the superior and latest styles
of Goods expressly selected for them.
WHOLEMALE DOALER IN
DR Y GOODS,
A ND PROD UCE,
WINTER GOODS &. (ROC'ERIES.
I am constantly receiving additions to my
already large and well selected stock of
Faaple and Francy Thy Goods :
Boots, Shoes, a, Hats,
and Ooceries of ' ant kinds,
And will sell them as cheap, itf not cheap
er, than any house in North Leuisiana.
Having a large and commodious ware
house and cotton-shed, I am prepared to re
ceive and forward cotton and freight of all
kinds, on the most liberal terms.
N. B.-Will pay the highest market price
for cotton, hides, and produce of all kinds.
decl2--d3m G. C.
Delder in Dry Goods, Groceries, iard
ware, Furniture and Pla'ntation ,upp ies.
JA.Keeps constantly oni hand a variety of
tine Cigars and Tobacco, Wines and Liquors
of every kind.
HJghreat prices pid for (Ctfton ano d (buntr'
OHN (;. IANDERS,
Groceries, 'lb6acco, Wines and Liquors,
Fancy and csaple Dry Goods, Hard
,are, Bar Iron and t seting.s,
(od Landreth ', G'arden ,eds,
('orner Grand and l)eSiard sreets,
MONROE, LA. decl2:Jmu
E . AUSTIN,
MO NBOE, LA.,
Reeives stores and lbrwsar( citou1 adt
# ndis at atlS r :ul rates,, d dears, at
./w .prices, In Pamily Grooteib, Western
Ptr td %I nors, .a on, Flou,& . .
Dec. 1870. d:3m
B. GARRETSON :*!
AND TEN-PIN ALLEY,
Grand street--Monroe, La.
Oranud St., between ''ramnmnont and DeYt'ard,
This is an entirely new saloon, conve
niently located, and furnished entire with
new bar-fixtures. The best brands of liquors
and cigars kept for customers, and polite
attention guaranteed. The saloon is opened
every morning at day-break* decl2-d31m
NEW ORLEANS CARtDS.
ANDREW J. AIKEN. JOHN W. WATT.
AIKEN & WATT,
AND COMMISSION MERCHANTS,
No. 60 Carondelet Street, New Orleans, La
Special attention given to orders for the
purchase of all descriptions of. Produce,
AgriOultural Implements, and Plantation
Supplles. AIKEN & WATT.
September 25, 1870. nl:ly
A. LEVY. I. L. HAAS.
LEVY & HAAS,
[Foirmerly of Olumbia, La.,]
COTTON FACTORS AND GENERAL
No. 42 Perdido Street, New Orleans.
Ji PINCKNEY SMITH,
Conmaission Merchant and Gfeneral Pur
No. 1911 Gravier Street, New Orleans.nl2:tf
. L. JAMIE. C. B. BU(IKNIR. TOM BYNUM.
JAMER, BUCKNER & CO.,
COTTON FA(CTORS AND COMMISSION
C(YI'TON AND WOOLEN GOODS,
BOOTS, SHOES, BARRELS,
HOGSHEADS AND BRICKS
No. 140 Gravier .Street, New Orlean..
PIERE ON & HEWS,
[I eceseoor* to Pitkin, Pierson de (b.]
FINDE CLOTHING AND FURNISHING
Nos. 13 and 15 Camp Street, opposite the
NE W ORLEANN.
Suits at $12, $15, $25 and $30; Overcoats at
$10, $12, $15, and $20 to $40; also boys'
clothing, prices moderate.
Goods warranted as represented. Planters
and others are invited to call and exaiMine
PENN, PACE & SIMMONS,
C(OTTON FACTORS AND CO1MISI SSION
No. :o Union Mtreet,
December 18, 1N.9. nl3:ly
ELLOWS, FERG SON & HERVEY,
SCotton Factors and General Commission
Merchants, No. 34 Perdido Street, New Or
leans. 1). W. FELLOWS,
Late G(illis & Ferguson, N. 0.
('CALVIN M. HERVEY,
IHempatead Co., Ark.
IcemelJr 1!, - i, . -l t
SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES.
TTNIVERBI'TY OF+ LOUISIANA,
vv LAW DEPARTMENT.
The annual Course of Lectures in this de
partment will begin on the second Monday
of November, 1870, and continue until com
mencement dg in tn. Stu
dents of "aw* retrthil ulate will
apply to C. ROSELIUS, Dean of Faculty,
80 Customhouse St., New Orleans.
July 22, 1870. n44:5m
Will open with a full and competent corps
of teachers, in the new brick Methodist
Church in Monroe, on
Monday, January 16th, 1871.
The latest and most improved methods of
instruction will be pursued, and thorough
and impartial diseipline enforced.
A limited number of boys,under ten years
of age wild be received, and taught in a sep
As no personal application will be made,
the Principal takes this method of soliciting
the patronage of his friends in this and ad
Rates of Tuitio~efor tersm Of:18 Weeks:
Primary Class..................... ....... 9 00;
Intermediate.............. 12 00;
Academic.. ............................ 15 00;
M usic................................. ........... 15 00;
Incidental fee .................... 50;
One-half in advane, bldhne at the end of
For further information apply to
C. F. EVANS,
dec24 70 n14-tf Parsonage, Monroe, La.
TRENTON IfIG t SCOOL.
Rev. J. Lane Berden, Principal.
The Exercises of this Ychool wil nmenecce on
the Third day of October next.
The Board of Directors take this method
of informing the Public that a new and com
modious School House is now being erected,
and will be ready for the openin1 of the
They have secured the services of Rev. J.
Lane Borden, as Principal, who has a well
earned reputation for protlcei y,eners and
enterprise as a teacher. The Principal has
engaged Miss Mary Clisby, late of the Pres
byterian Synodical Institute,Talladega,Ala.,
who will take charge of the Female Depart
ment. Possessing a thorough edunatiei,
having had many years' experience as a
Teacher in the best schools of the country,
and bringing teatimnilals 9f Ue hi b0st
character, se is certainly ell qualified for
The Scholastic Year consists of three terms,
of thirteen weeks each. Pupils ehared frrnh
timeof entry to endofterm. No ded lns
made except in cases of protracted sickness.
Tuition payable one-half in advance,* ahd
one-half at the end of the term.
RATES OF TUITION.:
For term of thirteen weeks:,. Primary
class, 0); Intermediate class, $12; Acabemic
class, $15; Music, $16; Incidental the, 50 ets.
Board can be secured in private fihnilies
at $15 per month.
BOARD OF DURRl6UIUa
A. F. Flournoy, president, E. B. Blocker,
Secretary, B. D. Sheppard, John Drago, T.
MeGuire, Jethro Moore, S. O. Larche.
Trenton, La., Sejt. 24, 1870. nl-tf
S. MEY i . .
Owner (·hrand and De&iiord ats.,
Keeps constantly on hand a complete as
sortmnt pf Iry; oods, Clothing, Furnish
ing Goods, Boots and Shoes, Hats and Saps,
Notions. Cutlery, &e,
Sold at the lowest prices. decl2-d3nt
STOVES AND TINWARE.
A general assortment of these articles ke pt
on hand,and sold at reasonable prices by the
undersigned. Wholesale orders for Tinware
filled at New Orleans prices, freight added.
Repairs promptly attended to.
dee20-dtf Grand street, Monroe, La.
REDERICKSON & HARTE,
D)RUGS, MEDICINES, PAINTSOl, 0 IIde.,
139 C(ainal treet, New O)rleans, La.
Sepl't. 10, . .1870 n,
ERLONG COTTON SEED.
15 BUSHELS FOI ALE.
The undersigned has in store, for sale,
over 150 bushels of the celebrated Her
Clqng Cotton Seed. This variety of cottoi'
see has acquired the preference over all
other varieties whereiver flirly tested. It ib
relparkably prolitic and opens earlier by
several days than the ordinarv cotton.
J. HOIWELL 'TAT'UM, 'trelnton, La.
Ohct 1, !70. n4:tf