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J. CANBZLAWD, EDITOR.
2ATOHITOCHER :
Thursday............ ..Irc 1a, 1868.
Taos. MIlNTYRE is our duly author
ised ament at New Orleauns.
- The river at this place rose 14 inches
lnrirng the 24 hours ending yesterdry
even !g at 2 9'closk.
Within the last week this community
has been visited by a succession of very
hseavy rains. With a fair-or rather,
unfair-prospect of a continuance for
several days.
The Democratic State Convention
organized at New Orleans on Thursday,
5th instant. Ron. John M. Sandidge,
President. Ex-Gov. B. C. Wickliffe and
lion. Isaiah Garrett, were chosen elec
tors for the State at large, and Hons.
Anthony Sambola, M. B. Brady, A. S.
Hlerron, Alcibiade Deblane and N. W.
Coleman were chosen, by acclamation,
electors for the five Congressional Dis
tricts, respectively.
After adjournment of the Convention
on the second day of meeting, lists of
prominent names were furnished the
President, by the several Delegates, in
order that he might select therefrom a
State Central Committee.
The river at Grand Ecore during the
week has risen about two feet and is
still rising.
We notice the return of J. M. B. Tuck
er, Esq., and Judge 3i. Boyce, delegates
from this Parish to the recent Demo
cratic State Convention at New Orleans.
Statisticians inform us that male flirts
outnumber the female three to one, but
the victims of the latter outnumber the
former in the proportion of nine to three.
A destructive conflagration occurred
at Jefferson, Texas, on the night of the
29th ult., by which, about fifty houses
were consumed. Loss estimated at one
million dollars. The cause of the origin
of the fire is unknown.
The "Second Adventists" solemnly
predict a general wind up of all terres
trial affairs before the beginning of the
year 1869. This is settled beyond a
doubt-in their minds. No postpone
ment on account of inclement weather.
Passengers and shippers are notified
that the elegant steamer, Bart Able, W.
4'. Harrison, commander, passes Grand
Ecore Saturda3 morning bound for New
Orleans. Passage, $20. Cotton, $2.
See advertisement in another column.
Jon-WoR.--Haviug just received an
assortment of the finest quality of Job
Printing paper, Cards, Tickets, etc., etc.,
we are now better prepared than ever to
print anything in our line of business
from a mammoth poster to the tiniest
visiting-card, at the shortest possible
notice and on the most reasonable terms.
The Advocate says a Cotton Factory
will soon be in operation in Arizona,
(laiborne parish. The citizens of Homer
s:eak of putting up another.
A New Ycrk correspondent of the
New Orleans Picayune says it is general
ly admittsd that we have seen our last
regularly elected President. It has
been some time since we have had one,
and it may be longer before we have
another.
We notice in the Shreveport South
Western that the Sheriff has advertised
to sell, on the 4th proximo, that portion
of the Southern Pacific Railroad run
ning from Red River to the State line.
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We an u der o t s to Mr. G.
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and WaahI. se
The Unceastitutional Counentien.
The self-styled State Constitutional
Convention has provided, by ordinance,
that the voting for ratification or rejec
tion of the proposed unconstitutional
Constitution shall take place on Friday
and Saturday, 17th and 18th prox.
This we think was an entirely unnec
essary piece of mislegislation on the
part of that disloyal assembly of irre
sponsible vampires, as the Military bills
under which they profess to act and by
which authority they are assembled,
simply provides that ,"after the adjourn
ment of the Convention the Command
ing General shall order an election, etc."
By whose permission or what authority
do they presume to designate the time
for holding said election? It is not their
province to say anything in regard to
the matter, but simply to adjourn
which is the best thing they can do
and leave the district commander to
perform his prescribed duties without
any unnecessary dictation.
The ordinance also provides that at
the same time and place balloting will be
had for State, Congressional, Judicial,
Parish and Municipal officers, whose
term of service will date from the first
3Monday in November following their
election, but are to enter upon the dis
charge of their duties on the 2d Monday
after official promulgation of their elec
tion. The Legislature meets at New
Orleans on 3d Monday after promulga
tion of official returns. Those who are
disfranchised by acts of Congress are
also proscribed under this Constitution.
Out of 98 members of the Convention,
only 6 voted against its adoption, and
one under protest-WV. Jasper Black
burn, of Claiborne.
There are registered, according to of
ficial promulgation, 127,639 voters in
this State-of which number 82,007 are
colored and 44,732 plain, giving' the
former a majority of 37,775. In 1860,
the State polled 50,517 votes. There
are. we suppose, about 6,000 disfran
chised, and equally as many more who
were entitled to register, but refused to
do so. The number of blacks registered
is undoubtedly largely in excess of the
real voting population, but this deficien
cy will be more than made up by whites
who will vote the Radical ticket. With
the lights-or rather, darkness-before
us, and the military over nd--taking
Alabama as a precedent-we are forced
to candidly admit we see no prospect of
defeating the ratification of that odious
measure. Simultaneously, candidates
for various offices are being balloted for,
who to secure their election will exert
every imaginable influence ts secure its
ratification, inasmuch as their success or
defeat depends altogether upon its fate.
It is evidently the intention of the re
maining portion of a once legal Con
gress to force the Southern States in
this disruptured Union, under Radical
misrule, whether the Constitution is rat
ified or not. If the new destruction 1I
-providing that only a majority of the
votes polled is sufficient for ratification
-becomes a law, rejection would be out
of the question, as a sufficient number
of whites have been disfranchised to
place the blacks, and the Radical whites,
largely in the ascendancy. If said bill
should not become a law, rejection would
not be so difficult, as then, all good
Conservative citizens could remain quiet
ly at home, and their not voting would
count as if they had voted against the
Constitution. But even then, it is ques
tionable whether the same objects would
not be accomplished by our opponents.
If seems as though we have drifted too
far out upon the current to again reach
the shore in safety-if we remain inac
tive, we are engulfed beneath the mad
waves of fanaticism; if we attempt to
reach a haven of safety from the impen
ding storm, a doom equally as destruc
tire awaits us.
DEXOREST'S YOUNG AMERICA.-This
popular little periodical has been greatly
enlarged and improved with the new
year. Twice as much reading matter is
given as formerly. It is a great favorite
with the children, always supplying
them with a fund of amusement and in
straction, conveyed in an attractive
way. Parents cannot do better for their
children than subscribe for it. For
terms, etc., see notice on 4th page.
We are indebted to A. B. Bacon, Esq.,
one of the associate editors of the New
Orlease Picayune, for a copy of his
pamphlet on the Origin, Uses, Mode of
Culture and Propagation of the Ramie
Plant. This vanluable work can be ob
tained of the author at 50. per copy.
The love of the radicals for the negro
is'tremendonau.' They set him free be
cause they wanted him to light for them.
They enfranchised him-becanse they
wanted his votes. Affectionate radicals
-credalous negroes!
It is reported that the Klag of Greece
walks to church. In our opinion he
ought to slide there.
A party has been made up in Sbre.e
port to go to Calioral via the overland
roatehr Mmasall, Austin, San
Amt~ mEl Paso, e.
The Tenare of OLee Law.
As everybody will likely want. to read
the tenure of office law, in order to learn
wherein President Johnson has offend
ed, if he has offended at all, we publish
the law, which is as follows:
SECTION 1. Persons holding or ap
pointed to any civil office by and with
the advice and consent of the Senate,
shall be entitled to hold such office until
a successor shall have been in like man
ner appointed and duly qualified. The
secretaries of state, of the treasury, of
war, of navy, and of the interior, the
postmaster general and the attorney
general, shall hold their offices respec
tively for and during the term of the
president by whom they may have been
appointed and for one month thereafter,
subject to removal by and with the ad
vice and consent of the Senate.
SEC. 2. When civil officers, excepting
judges of the United States courts,
shall, during a recess of the Senate, be
shown, by evidence satisfactory to the
president, to be guilty of misconduct in
office, or for any reason shall become
incapable or legally disqualified to per
form his duties, in such case the presi
dent may suspend such officer and de
Ssignate some suitable person to perform
temporarily the duties of such office
until the next meeting of the Senate,
and until the case shall be acted upon by
the Senate. Such persons shall take
the oaths and give the bonds required
by law. In such case it shall be the da
ty of the president, within twenty days
after the meeting of the Senate, to re
port to the Senate such suspension, with
the evidence and reasons for his action
in the case, and the name of the person
so designated to perform the duties of
such office. If the Senate concurs the
president may remove the officer and
appoint a successor. If the Senate does
not concur the suspended officer resumes
his office, and receives again the official
salary and emoluments. The president,
in case he shall become satisfied that
the suspension by him of a civil officer
war made on insufficient grounds, shall
be authorized, at any time before re
porting the suspension to the Senate, to
revoke the suspension and reinstate the
officer in the performance of the duties
of his office.
SEC. 3. The president shall have pow
er to fill all vacancies which may hap
pen during the recess of the Senate, by
reason of death or resignation, by grant
ing commissions which shall expire at
the end of their next session. And if
no appointment, by and with the advice
and consent of the Senate, shall be
made to such office so vacant or tempo
rarily filled during the next session of
the Senate, the office shall remain in
abeyance, without any salary, fees or
emoluments attached thereto, until it
shall be filled by appointment there, by
and with the advice and consent of the
Senate; and during such time all the
powers and duties belonging to the of
flee shall be exercised by such other offi
cer as may by law exercise such powers
and duties in case of a vacancy in such
office.
SEC. 4. No term of office, the duration
of which is limited by law, shall be ex
tended by this act.
SEC. 5. Persons accepting or exercis
ing office contrary to this act are de
clared to be guilty of a high misdemean
or, and upon trial and conviction there
of, shall be lpunished by a fine not ex
ceeding $10,000. or by imprisonment not
exceeding five years, or both.
SEC. 6. Every removal, appointment,
or employment, made, had or exercised,
or contrary to the provisions of this act,
and the making, signing, sealing, coun
tersigning, or issuing of any commis
sion or letter of authority for or in re
spect to any such appointment or em
ployment, are declared to be high misde
meanors, and, upon trial and conviction
thereof, persons guilty thereof shall be
punished by a fine not exceeding $10,
000, or by imprisonment not exceeding
five years, or both; provided, that the
president shall have the power to make
out and deliver, after the adjournment
of the Senate, commissions for all offi
cers whose appointment shall have been
advised and consented to by the Senate.
SEc. 7. It shall be the duty of the sec
retary of the Senate, at the close of each
session, to deliver to the secretary of
the treasury, and to each of his assis
tants, and to each of the auditors and
to each of the controllers in the treasu
ry, and to the treasurer, and to the reg
ister of the treasury, a full and complete
list, duly certified, of all the persons
who shall have been nominated to and
rejected by the Senate during such ses
sion, and a like list of all the offices to
which nominations shall have been
made and not counfirmed and filled at
such session.
SEC. 8. The president shall notify the
secretary of the treasury when he has
made an appointment to office without
the consent of the Senate; and it shall
be the duty of the secretary of the treas
ury thereupon to communicate such no
tices to all the proper accounting and
disbursing officers of his deportment.
SEC. 9. No money shall be paid or re
ceived from the treasury, or paid or re
ceived from or retained out of any pub
lic moneys or funds of the United States,
to or by or for the benefit of any per
son appointed to or authorized to act in
or holding or exercising the duties or
functions of any office contrary to the
provisions of this act; nor shall any
claim, account or other instrument pro
vided for or relating to such payment,
receipt or retentionbe presented, passed,
allowed, approved, certified or paid by
any officer of the United States, or by
any persons exercising the functions or
performing the duties of any office or
place of trust under the United 8tatee
for or in respect to such office, or the
exercising or performig the functions or
duties thereof; and persons who shall
violate any of the provisions of this see
tion shall be deemed guilty of a high
misdemeanor, and, upon trial and eon
viction thereof, shallbe punished there
for by a fine not exceeding .10,009, or
by imprisonment not exceeding ten
years. [The bill was pased over the
presidezat's veto, March , 1887.]
Latest News.
FALL Rivn-, Mas, March 2.-The
cotton spinners have struck for higher
wages. Half a million spindles are idle
and ive thousand people unemployed.
Naw OBLEANS, March 6.-A motion
by Waples, of New Orleans, that the
Convention adjourn sine die on Saturday
was tabled.
A resolution by Reagan, of Baton
Rouge, approving the proposed im
peachment of President Johnson, was
laid over.
Cromwell offered a resolution declar
ing whereas the presence of Jefferson
Davis is detrimental to peace and order
he be notified to leave Louisiana within
twenty-four hours.
To the credit of the convention, be it
said, thisproposition met with an empha
tic and almost unanimous condemna
tion.
Mr. Blackburn denounced it as a piece
of barbarism, and Mr. Bertonnean
(colored), indignantly suggested that the
convention was not a vigilance commit
tee.
The resolution was returned to its
author by a vote of 56 to 5; Cromwell,
Murrell and Waples voting for it, and
Messrs. Crawford and McLeran also
voted the same way, but because, they
said they thought such a resolution
should never have been received.
A resolution ordering the New Orleans
Republican to print 10,000 copies of
the Constitution, at the official rates,
and authorizing the warrants to be issued
in payment therefor, was adopted, but
subsequently reconsidered, and the
whole matter was laid on the table.
WASHINGTON, MABCH 6.-Dudley
Field, arguing the McCardle case, took
the ground that the preambles to the
reconstruction sets were false; hence
extreme measures were unnecessary as
well as unconstitutional. His speech
was much praised.
Reverdy Johnson alone took the oath
upon the Bible, for which he called. The
other senators simply held up their
hands.
It is stated that the president said last
night that Hancock would not be
relieved.
The following is the vote on the im
peachment resolutions:
The first article was adopted-yeas
120, nays 42; second, yeas 122, nays 41:
third, yeas 121, nays 42; fourth, yeas
144, nays 39; the fifth, sixth, seventh
and eighth, yeas 126. nays 41; ninth
changed from number 10-yeas 108,
nays 46.
Messrs. Clay and Stewart voted no.
They were the only Republicans who
did so. The Democrats voted no. Mr.
Cox stated that his colleague, Mr.
Morrissey, was absent necessari!y. If
present he would have voted for all the
articles.
Mr. Eckley announced that he was
paired off with McCullough.
enate-Inquiry was made of the so
cretary of the treasury relative to the
disposition of $800,000, in the hands
of Col. Halabird, chief quartermaster of
the department of the gulf, accruing
from captured and abandoned property.
At 1 o'clock Chase entered and called
the Senate to order.
The journal of yesterday's impeach
ment proceedings was read.
Chase then announced that the busi
ness was the motion to postpone Wade's
swearing until the others weresworn.
Dixon commenced speaking.
Drake called him to order under pro
cedure rules.
Chase decided that procedure rules
could only apply after the court was
organized.
Drake opposed, when Chase was sus
tained by a vote of 24 to 20.
Applause followed, which was prompt
ly suppressed.
The debated proceeded, when Hen
dricks withdrew his objection, and
Wade was sworn in and the organiza
tion of the court completed.
Howard moved to inform the mana
gers.
Chase said: "Before putting that
question to the Senate, the chief justice
thinks it his duty to submit to the
Senate the rules of procedure. In the
judgment of the chief justice the Senate
is now organizedasa distinct body from
the Senate sitting in its legislative capa
city; it performs a distinct function: the
members are under a different oath, and
the presiding offioer is not the president
tempore, but the chiefjustice of the Uni
ted States. Under these circumstances,
the chair concurs that the roles adopted
by the Senate in its legislative capacity
are not rules for the government of the
Senate sitting for the trialof an impeach
ment, unless they be also adopted by
that body. In this judgment of the
chair, if it beerroneous he desires to be
corrected by the judgment of the court.
Therefore, if permitted, he will take
the sense of the House on this question,
whether the rules adopted on the second
of March shall be considered as the rules
for the proceedings of this body."
The Senate responded "aye," and
Chase said: "Then those rules will be
considered the rules of this body."
The managers then entered, and at
their instance on motion, a summons was
issued to the president, returnable on
Friday, the 13th inst., to which day the
court adjourned
Wade then took the chair, and after a
short legislative session the Senate went
into executive session and adjourned to
Monday.
House-General business not impor
tant.
Impeachment managers were allowed
to sit during sessions, and were authori
zed to send for persons and papers and
examine witnesses under oath.
The debt statement shows a decrease
of the debt, less cash in the treasury, of
*7,500,000.
Internal revenue receipta to-day
*500,000.
There was a very csbortcablaeteeslon
to-day--all present eaeept the seeretary
of war.
Vickm, elected senator from Mary
land, was an eocer in the Union .
The Hoiee to-day ased Wh bill -
4Plng thelres-ed oath Lorpersorus whom
political disabilities have been removed
byaet of Congress.
In consequence of the absence of
Chase from the Supreme Court to-day
the Mecardle ease was postponed. until
Monday.
THE POPE AS A CBTRIx.-Tye Poe
has lately been preaching a crusade
against ladies' dresses, as worn -in the
Holy City. His Holiness says that the
Romans generally seem perfectly ignor
ant of the fact that a church isthehouse
of God, and lie lays the blame on the
shoulders of the fair sex. He says, "pro
bably the cause ofthisevil is to be found
in the conduct of the women, who when
they go to church, dress as if for a theatre
or a fashionable promenade;" and he
advises, as a corrective to this, that some
influential ladies shall band together and
form a society, and influence a luxury
which produces the ruin of families, and
leads to immorality." Itis also decreed
that any women with extivagant head
dresses shall not in future be allowed to
join in the communion.
The land in England is said to be own
ed by some thirty thousand men. The
London Star says it has heard ofaperson
who was uneasy in his mind, lest these
thirty thousand, out of patience with
strikes, disgusted with reform, worried
by railroads and shocked at the increase
of population, should one day combine
and give the whole British nation notice
to quit.
I. is reported that the president has
retained the following lawyers for his
defense: James T. Brady, Charles O'Con
nor, Ben. T. Curtis, J. S. Black, A. G.
Thurman, William S. Groesbeck, William
Schley, B. H. Da.a, and Reverdy John
son, Jr.
John Hecker. the last radical candi
date for mayor in New York, has pub
lished a card in which he declares that
"he will hold no intercourse whatever
with any man who will not uphold the
president in the vindication of his
constitutional rights against Congress;
and in the impeachment calls upon all
men whose sentiments accord with his
own, to unite as a vigilance committee
in his support, "never to yield until our
constitutional rights are secured."
Twenty-four candidates for the Repub
lican nomination for governor of Illinois
have been announced.
From Boston to Iowa, a terrible snow
storm, accompained with a furious gale,
prevailed Sunday and a portion of Mon
day. The railroads were much blocked
up, and the trains impeded in various
places. Further south the storm was
one of rain rather than snow. It cleared
off intensely cold.
It is estimated by a statistical writer
that a girl of to-day costs four times as
much per pound as one cost thirty years
ago.
The total imports into the United
States in 1867 were $412,233,322, of
which $22,308,345 were specie and bul
lion. The total exports for the same
time, including gold, were $360,357,523,
On the 1st of February the New York
banks had on hand $23,955,000 in gold,
and $213,336,000 on deposit.
The present estimate of the number of
cattle in Texasis five million head. Rai
sing beeves and selling cotton to the
Mexicans are yielding a good profit to
the people of that State.
COTTON IN LIVERPOOL.-The estima
ted stock of cotton in Liverpool, Janu
ary 23, was 406,140 bales, with 251,000
at sea, against a total of 695,000 bales
last year, showing an apparent deficit
this year of 74,860 bales.
It is expected that the English Abys
sinian expedition will cost that Govern
ment fifteen millions sterling for the first
year, and eight millions per annum for
each succeeding year they are forced to
hold the country.
The District Court is still in session.
The Criminal docket was laid over for
the next Term, after trying about one
Bfth ofthe cases on the docket. There
have been five or six convictions: two
whites and one negro go to the Peniten
tiary, and two or three fined for selling
liquor by the glass without license. At
least twenty negroes, who were bailed
failed to appear and hence their bonds
were forfeited. This was trouble for
nothing, as all the bonds are worthless,
being of the kind called straw.--Alae
amdria Democrat, 4th iastant.
The National Democratic Convention
for nominating a Presidential candidate,
will convene inm New York city on the
4th of July, next.
A newspaper editor says he felt called
upon to publish Father Lewis' sermonon
the "Locality of Hell," as it was a ques
tion in which nearly all his readers were
deeply interested.
A young lady at an examination in
mmar was asked, "why the noun
helor was singulari" She replied
immediately, with much ,sivets,
Becaause it is very singular they don't
get married."
France increases in population no
faster now than when its census showed
only three-quarters as many inhabitants
as at present The rate is only about
137,000 a year, or a little more than a
third of one per cent., while England's
rate is four times as great, notwithstan.d
ing the emigration from that island.
When is asmack on the month no
ofenset .When it is received from the
lips of a pretty girl
A pretty girl and a wild horse are
liable to do much mischief; bfor one runs
away with a man's body, and the other
runs away with his heart.
The daily esmunaptim of magtches I.
Eurape is estemsted at 2,00E0I00,00.
TEE LaNTr REco sTaarrow Acr
PAssED.- The House has agreed to the
Senate amendments to the reconstrue
tion act, and the measure asit has gone
to the president, is as follows:
Be it esacted, etf, That hereafter
any election authorised by the act passed
March 23. 1867, entitled an act supple
mentay to an act to provide "fe Ahe
more efficient government of the rel.
States; passed Mar.U aundt*e
litate restoration, sabe ei4 I .
majority of the votes acstaoem
of the electfon in which the qa'of
the adoption, oreo e y 0. i
tution is submitted, any person liAlya
registered in that BState may in the elec
tion district whereaeotersto vote, waen
he has resided 'therein owr ten days.jt
preceding such election, upon prese~
tion of his certifleate of registwtsm, his
afldavit, or other evideae,
under such regulations as ddidli
commanders may prescri be." r ':
so. 2. And be .itfurther
That the ConstitntiouaI emv ý`
any of the States mentioned lathGa .ta
to which this is amedatory ma wr~.
that at the timeof voting o the lsitif
eation of the Constitution,, sreghei
voters may vote also for members at'tie
House of Bepresent±ative* oftbeUd
States, and for all electve olmers pro
vide for by said (onstititleon, aPe the
same election officers who--baldt~- ak
return of votes east for the ratifeation
or rejection of the Constitution, shaball
enumerate and certify to the votes Apst
for members of Congress. -
Theliterary negroes in the Viia
Convention have used up $803 woa4 f
stationery.
Last year 1397 ires oceurred in
London.
The total amount of National biaa
currency issued to the present is $306,
404,461.
Grant, it is now said, made a great
deal of money during the war as a cotton
grabber.
An Indiana judge disposed of ~-eople
at Lafayette recently by sending  e
husband to the penitentiary and marry
ing the remainder.
A Georgia Magistrate examines the
teeth of candidates for matrimony to: as
certain whether they are of age.
There is a lady at the West-End so
particular she will not have- a dish on
the table without dressing. r.
tire in 1869, six of whom are Demoorats.
A man in Buffalo, arrested for bigamy
pleaded intoxication as his pcase, This
is the worst case of seeing double on'
record.
Speaking of leap year, the "Deseret
News says it dosen't make much differ..
ence out there, as the Mormon ladies
have always the privilege of popping the
question to a marriageable saint.
The Pope has proeeribedehort dresses.
Marriedt:
On the evening of the 4th instant, at the rei
dence of the bride's -mother, by .Judg Philip
Myers, Harnr M. LIvi to Mises$ aPuzrLt ,
both of this place.
[N. O. Times ned Crescent plkase copy.J
Accompanying the above was a piece of deli
cious wedding cake and a bottle of sparkling
Champage, with which a toast was drunk tdc the'
future happiness and prosperity of the lovely.
bride and happy groom.
l~i~iil " l- - -.= ., i., '" "l I- lli
New OrleamnsMarket.
New Orleans, March 6,1868
Corrox-Ordinary.............71 00
Good Ordinary.......21 %lI
Low middling.......2 2 0234c.
Middling nominal...... 23 c23Kc.
Strict Middling ......... 24 -
Molnwrrt-Gold. ........ ... .141K(l 423'
Silver............ ... .135(136
Mexican dollars ........143sa44
Stale Treasury notes.............. 0) discounat
Convention Warrants........68a70c. Vp dollar.
Levee State Bonds.............30.. V dollar.
The following quotation embrace the whole
sale prices of actual sales made.
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Mo. sssA , Choice............80a82e V gallon
FLoua..................$11 0$14 per bbl.
Corm, Choice .io............... 16alIb.
Coax ............... .........97c1I bushel.
PorATOEs ........................4 G0V bbt
Ors ........................82e bu hbeL
Har.............................. 20  ton.
Poa~, Mess...............L$27
BAcox-Clear sides...........161%17P b.
Ribbed sides.............. tc.(
Shoulders...............13.(14
Hamas (sugar ared,)......1 7o.
IxnIA Boomea............... 20a2a V yer
BAL. Born....................8®. .. lb.
SUCCESSIONt SALfE.
B virtue of an order ofthe Hoeorable Distridt
Court in and for the Parish of Natebitoches,
there will be ofered for le tothe last and ighest
bidder at the door of the Court orse in the town
and Parish of Natchitoches, on
Tuesday,?17s day et BMa , 188,
the following situated in the Paia of
Natchitoebs -ad belonging to the 8aseien of
Thoras J. Qnuiaobury, deceased, vis:
A tract of land situated in the Parih f Natchb
itoches, on the left bank of Red River desoeeaing,
about three atiles below the town of Campte.,
measuring about lour arpets fret on said fi er,
more or le, and rusing ba r a depth along
the bank of the Bayou nown as the Grand are,
six arpents more or les, and from thence back
forty arpests. more or les, to the lie in the tear
of said tract of land, boded above by ai1d .r
mrly belonglg to Louis lalmatte, deoessei, and
the said Beyou Grand Oar, ad below and In the
rear .by land beleging to Thames J.
Quisentry, deaemsed,b the sarme Brom
Marianette Bodin and othes b not of sums.
ry, 1853. said traetof land belogto the orm r
munity between sld Qisentbary lls m h vis ng
widow.
Ts AND cnermous Wr asia:
On a credit of one yesar bm day of mise, wit
eight per ent. sma lnatead from day of
sale. The uuhmtoglve ble psoary
sat-lca tory mram in do a td
amnm in b:7:; m d t of sacs withre mo
privilege and epealrt e rusInetd ea ts
property to t the nob tvn h!tbe d L
no =a te lead to be wih tiii -laos
manr~ i t to thpa3e as t oula and
mortgages saaleef.
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