C. I', KELLEA, Associate Editor.
Official Journal, of the City-of Monroe
:MONROE, LA. JUNE 29, 1886.
CHEAP COLUMN-PAY LOCALS.
ICE I ICE !I
Ice houses have been established at the
Cotton yard and at Jeter's- JButcher Shop
in Five Points.
Ice delivered in lots of 10 lbs. and up
wards to parties who take that quantity I
regularly every day. Parties wishing ice
delivered will notify Mr* Johnson at the
Factory of the Monroe Ice Company.
BAGGAGE I BAGGAGE !
I desire to inform the public that I am C
now running a single dray for its con
venience. All orders for the prompt de
livery of baggage to and from trains and t
hotels will receive my personal attention.
V. F. VOGH.
FOR SALE-Having secured a large and
fine lot of cypress timber I am enabeled
to fill all orders for cypress shaved shingles
on short notice. Address All orders to
If. T. BENOIT.
Parties not receiving their paper regular
ly will confer a favor by filing their com
plaints with the business manager.
Fruit jars! fruit jars-pints, quarts
and half gallons-at,
The Monroe Amateuers will appear
before the public at the Opera House
on Thursbay night the 8th prox.
Capt. E. B. Cryer of the D. Stein
thinks that the jocose individual who
started the report that the D. Stein
had sunk In Red river should go and
"soak his head" in that stream-there
being water enough for that purpose
but not enough to sink the Stein in.
This boat arrived up yesterday.
There is a good prospect now that
Monroo will have a National Bank.
That it needs such, goes beyond say
lung, and that such an institution
would pay is a certainty.
We suggest to the City Council that
they discuss at the next meelfng, the
market house-question. A market
house centrally located, ought to pay
a good dividend to the city.
Wesley Wynn, the young colored
brakesman, who was run over by a
train of the V. S. & P. R. R., yester
terday, mention of which accident was
made in this paper last evening, (lied
at 5 p. m.-about three hours after the
occurrence and was buried at 3 o'clock
this afternoon. "Blood," as he was
known, was one of those colored cits
izens who worked hard and respected
all and was dutiful to any trust im
posed upon him by his employers.
MoNOoN:, L.A., June 29, lS85.
Ed. I'legraph :
As a matter of information to the
people of West Monroe, will yort
kindly convey a request to "Dotter"
for further details of the "large and
enthusiastic meeting "held" there yes
terday ? It is my pleasure to own
residence in that quiet town, but I
heard or Iknow nothing of the rpeet
lug, andt indeed, I have boon unable
to find a man who will own his pres.
ence or enthusiasm on that occasion.
Will "Dotter" name the names of
those who were piosenl ?
[FROM OUR REGULAR REPORTER.]J
Business has been pretty fair in
town to~day, there being a number of I
wagons in from the country.
The steamer D. Stein direct from
Rted river arrived at our lauding early I
ast night and will leave for the Batu i
tholomew this evening, going after a
load of e'd for the oil mills at this
Two bales cotton reca.ived in town
Mr, David Newhouser of New Or. I
leans, was in the city to-day.
The Hon. C. Newton of Morehouse
seems to be very popular with the peo
ple of West Monroe, and is considered
by them as being the most available
man in the District to enter the Con.
y gressional race with Mr. King and the
rest and to the knowing politicians of
that ward we wish to add that the
Hon. J. Floyd King our present effi
a cient and worth representative is hard
to curry as a congressional steed from
d the fact that the opposition has been
eight years in trying to "brush him
•. Our citizens should now aid our
base ballists who are willing to fur
nish them with plenty of amusement
during the summer, of an exciting,
though relishing nature. The latest c
- correspondence concerning the ",na
Stional game" is from Farmervile, and
the Monroe club is arranging the pre
liminaries and will accept.
FAR.M !IEVILLIE;, La.,
r Juene, 27. 1886.
Talbot Stilhlua, Monroe, La.
Dear Sir:-I see by the OcUAcHtrrA
TELEGRAPH that Monroe B. B. Club
has been trying to get a game with the
Union Club. I am manager of the Un
id ons and have not seen anything f:om
the club at Monroe to indicate that
they desired to play us. I will say we
stand ready to play any club that feels
disposed to cross bats with us. We
are averse to playing for money.
. We understand that you are arran
.I ging a stand and enclosure, so that if
nthe public wishes to see they can do
so by paying for it. What propor
tion of the gate receipts are you will.,
it ing to allow visiting clubs when they O
elplay a Monroe nine, and what per- ,
t- lcentage of the gate receipts will be ex. 1
y pected in case we make arrangments
with other clubs to play on your
grounds ? I am anxious to play there |
,d if suitable arrangements can be made,
a and will endeavor to make your out
r- lay on the Monroe boys as light as •
L, possible-In fact, I think if we cant
d work harmoniously together, the out-.
e lay can all be made back this summer.
k I think I can arrange to play Bas.'
is trop, Sheveport and Homer there at
I Monroe. An interest in the game can
d be worked up if we try, and at least
-. have a good deal of sport.
J. M. RA '.x, f
Manager of the Union 3I. B. Club.
The marriage certificate of Grover
Cleveland and Francis Folsom shows
, that the former is 19 years old and
,, the latter 21. As we all know, "fig.
d ures do not lie," and, as we have
learned from the alchemists, the figure
n seven is particularly lucky. Now, if
one reflects that the bride's age is
t- three times seven,and that the groom's
e age is seven times seven, and the dif.
terence between them is four times
seven, he will see how luck they
1 ought to be.--Ciwinuaoli lEnqt/irter.
A l)akota judge, in the course of his
charge to the jury recently, touched
on an important point. IIe said:
"'Although the prosecution has es
tablished the fact that the defendant's
n father was once a member of the legis
l lature, this should have no influencts e
with you in bringing in your verdict.
n The unfortunate affair in the life of 3
y his father might, of course, make us
a look with suspicion on the family, but
. DRY FACTS ON P"
E. H. RILLS
Will discount the retail market price on
PF A. PE IR,, _P ". W S, I 1T K
BREECH & MUZZLE LOADING SHOT GUNS, PISTOLS,
And Sporting Goods of All IBinds
Will be sold (it lowest prrces at
E. H. RILLS' BOOKSTORE,
No.15 Grand Street, Monroe, Lit.
All goods sold will prove as represented, Qr money refunded.
-- DEALER IN
FAMILY & FANCY GROCERIES, TOBACCO,
Vines, Iiq(luors and Country Produce.
Corner of DeSiard and Sixth Mtreets, Monroe, La.
This is a new lirm lately established, and keeps on hand the choicest and freshest
t Groceries, as well also as choice Wines, Liquors, Cigars, Tobacco, Etc.
.ltPolito attention and full weight guaranteed all.
D. G. TROUSDALE. J, H. TROUSPALE
NO. 17 DeNIAIRD /S'TREET, MONROE, LA.
b Family and Fancy Groceries, Frining Implements, Etc.
SllG'HA.ST PRIOcK PAID FOR CO UNTRY PROD UCE.
at the same time it really proves noth,
lng against the defendant, as he may
as deeply deplore the conduct of his
paternal relative as any of us."
W. S. LETENS, Proprietor.
No. 22 DESIARD STREET,
[ Next'door to Sholars' Drug Store.I
THE GEM IS CONSTANTLY
supplied with Imported and Domestic
Wines and Liquors, and Imported and Do
mestic Cigars, all now and fresh. Mixed
Drinks prepared with care, and politeatten
will be received by all.
OFFICE MONROE CO.'liPREt.i AND WARE:
MoNROE, LA., June 25, 1886.
In accordance with a resolution of the
Board of Directors-notice is hereby given
that the third installment of twenty per
cent on the stock of the Monroe Compress
and Warehouse Company, has been called
to be paid to F. G. Hudson, Treasurer, on,
or before July 1st. prox.
By order of the Bo~4d.
- FRANK P. STUBBS.
W. P. Renwick, Sec'ty. Presidet.
Mrs. DM. J. McKenna desires to in
form the Ladies that they can now
purchase from her Summer Millinery
at greatly reduced prices. The Ladies
are requested to bear this fact in mind.
Mits. M. J. McKENNA,
MONIROE OIL COMPANY.
Eection of Dircotors.
Notice is hereby giveno that an electiou of
Directors of said Company, to serve for
the ensuing 12 months, will be hold Mon
day, July 5th, 1886, in compliance with the
provisions of the Charter.
L. I)D. MCLAIN,
lounroo, ],a., Julno 2th, 1886.
Blacksmith and Wheelwright,
ST. JOHN STREET,
]ht wcnn i( rauninout and Wood St rees.
JO()N110o , 1.1.
Particular attention paid to all Ilsiness
entrusted to him.
CH AI G It" lll.l115O., 1I I1. 1'.
Monroe, La., outne 2, 181,
SUSoI E ly Tegraph
FO1l TIlE! YC A~
, G. IIEBELER,
And Manufacturer of
Ca ,o Conctionm,
SODA AND MINERAL WATERS,
32 DeSiard Street, Monroe, La.
PURE STICK CANDY A SPECIALTY.
The attention of the public is called to
fact that this candy is made in my own
establishment, and is superior in quality to
that generally offered to the public.
Special orders for anything in my line
"vill receive prompt attention.
J. G. HEBELER.
W M. T'CANNON, Butcher,
GAME, VEGETABLES, ETC,
Next door tpo R. J. Nelson's, Grocery,
My shop is conducted with a view of af
fording the public the greatest convenience,
and I endeavor to keep all that can be had
in the general market.
Ladies can do their marketing at my shop
ithout the least fear of insult.
,itAll those who have game, vegetables
by othar market truck for sale will do well
calling on me.
WM. T. CANNON
I ESIARD STREET, MONROE, LA.,
M. Ti. 13erberovich.
I' !t PRI ETOR.
The patrons of this ealooni may by assured
that the best of wines, liquors and cigars
will be offered them under the new as well
as the former management and that good
I order shall be observed andl polite attention
shown lly guest.
Bottled and keg beer kept on ice. Beer
5 cents a glass.
M. T,. BERIEIIOH'OVIJ.
Sucessor to G. A. PEsRTON.
Win. G. MILLER, Proprietor.
Families supplied with bread made of the
best lour. Cakesof every kind kept; for
sale, or made to order.
FRUITS, CONFECTION,, &c.,
Kept in stock and will be sold at the lowest
J O1 WORK Executed with
Neatness and at Low Prices,
at this office, Get our prices
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