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'1!,e con tmruetiin party fiell w itlI
dire .,t i ttlt oil i.i 1he poor flrml'rs -f;
the N lst ai;'d sutth. They first felt
its nit lrilg eblows. The colis.
qul'ilce wais t hat I hely began to
1howl -aliiiity aiiIteen year'is agoi
htil .l4' ;Ii ti t i l fh'l 'll S il'l VIjiltsf
anld to I.nlt for relief in Various'
ort ;iaiizl tih s s Ituh as Ithe raii. es,
Jar'i' (rs alliance, etc. '1'hiese larni
ers, Nho were trying to solve the
l1 l4'4k in otf liad t( lll t111 t(i ol drive
iholteiI l :tlid dterided their city
leil. bo11i4 t, ,iL haid ollt exper l ienced
the lterrollr, lof eintraiiol. The
mlnllerchaits, doctors. htwyers, elllt
cha iies lnt oily 1 fll( . I t l id t.ine
(h14 ltli - r.4(41 4 3' t'i ssl l fii jiili.
tile ti nirs in a crusade agalinst
plntileratic eneroeh'l ient s, i t i
deinouned their efflrts ilnd doubt
et iendi deniedl th liai their loes werel
At ialst this lhas t.changedt-l. Ill
Coillnllti(nte with ('econollic liaw~, the
evilts of contract'l ion have progress
ed from I1e cou intry Ito tihe town.
rolmi thie producer to tlihe trades
man and the colilmer and to-day
tile .coimiieriail iil d )protssionall
clasises arl lthe gieate'st calitniinity
ihowlerisin lhe li liand. nd limes
itlare plresiinig lheaviest ill the towlns.
In the meilaintime, the falirmers,.
after ten yearls struggle to combatillt
the evils of contraction anld finding
it imlossile to live unlider lnormlal
colditionl s otf trade and exchange
iave cdch t rnuiied as a last resort,
to returnl to first principles alnd
live at I:oline. WVoirking on this
primeval plan, they have attained
a 'conditiontl of illndepenldenice and
selflsupport which relieves theta
frol thae ower of the mllerciless
cotrll actionist. Living practically
witlhout the u11e of money they call
litot be enslaived by thie gol Ltug.
iButl the ellin who abused and
deideld the fainert have taken
their places ill the tread mill andi
it is hard to see how we town-peo
pie are to eilape on the self-sup.
iori tg thleory.-BMouroe Bulletin.
WHEAT 19 CENTS.
Why 1he Farmers Ark the Rail
roac's to be Merciful.
Wheant relling for 19 cents a t1
iushici! Think of it! the mainstay
of stliindl: 's existaice, that froni
which cCOIIes the staff of life, sell.
iug for the paltry sum of 19 cents at
bushcl! It is almost beyond be
To fl.e Palonre county it s a r
terrible ralmnity. To our finan
rld interests it is almost as bad as t
a total lors o! the crop. At this u
price the (4ist of harvc sting will e
sonsume the entire proceeds.
The aver::ge cost of harvesting an
twenty-five bushel to the acre crop e
is 18 cents a bushel. Six cents to a
cut it, 5I cents to thrashi it, 4 centso
tosaLk it, and 2j ce1nts to haul it t1
to mlarket, lanking a tot-. of 18
cents, to say nothing of warehouse ti
charges. Where is the farmers a
pay for the long hard days spent t
in seeding? hi
And wsher Is his tax ant inter- b
eat money and store bills to come ti
A riuse inthe narket is lasped ti
for, but at present all eyes are
t turned toward the railroad compa.
iea for relief. They are not get
ting siasest as much for hauling
ite wheat to marlet-14ce nits-h
a. the farmer gets for raiing it.
It may be that the profits are not d
m olrge a that. but it is reyal re.
munelratio as comlparsed with
wiat the farmers gets for raising
Last suumer the Mississippi an
thcritles iossed a qusatity of stat. d
warrants i small denominatioms to
met currmet expenmes and furnish dl
the people with a temporary non- h
----r barior czrrenoy-i-ead I
' o bowlng at high rates of ti a
skrea Wa Swe, sal you my
'"to'm was gplly .t tr-raesonm
y !, hSe ti
- **e . es- qlm do *
STATE OF LOI'SIANA. I
PAlSit or NATITnilTtoHuIi . (
lBe it known and remr-mlhwred, that oni
thi- the '2th day of September. lsil.
before me ('harl-s II. Levy, a Notary
Pu hlic in and for the parish of Natchi
toches. iiduly comminssined and qualified.
pwrsonally canme and appeared the un
dersigned ]persons who in presence of
the attt.nding witnesses declared that
availing themnseles of the provisions of
Act No,. :31; of the Legi-lature of this
State. appro ied June 29th. l'S8. and
thos.e f the general laws of this State
relative to the oirganization of corpora
tions, they have fttrined anld organized
tlhemselves and those they represent iuto
a corpl,ratin for the objects and pur
pos-es hlerein set forth, which they ac
cept as their charter.
The name and style of this corpTora
tion shall he the NAT('HITO('HES
andl Iby that nane it shall have power
and authority to exist and enjoy sue
ie.-,,ion for tihe serii' of ninety-nine
years.. commenlnlcing at this day and dat ,.
The dtimicile of this crporporatin shall
·e the city of Natchittoches, in the par
ish of Natchittoches, State of Louisiana,
where all legal process shall be served
upon the president of this corporationl.
or in his aisence, the secretary or busi.
The purposes of this corporation is
to do general job printing. publish a
newspaper, and to do a general publish
This corporation shall have power and
privilegcs, to-wit : It shall be capable in
law to purchase and receive. hold and
enjoy lantls. houses, and property of any
kind whatever. It shall have the right
to sell said property : sue and be sued.
plead an:d be impleaded: contract and
be contraeted with: to borrow money.
and for that purpo,'. to mortgage and
hypothecate real estate, and to estab
lish by laws for the government of this
The capital stock of this corporation
is hereby fixed at Five Thousand Dol
lars, divided into Two Hundred shares
of Twenty-five dollars each, with liber
ty to commence business when the sub
s,.ribied stock reaches the sum of Five
Hundred Dollars. No stockholder shall
be held liable or responsible for any of
the contracts of this corporation, in any
further suns than the unpaid balance duoe
to the corporation on the shares of stock
held by him.
No one person shall hold. more than
twenty shares of stock, and each share
shall he entitled to one vote.
At least fifty per cent of all subscrib
ed stock shall be paid in cash and the
balance to be secured by personal note
of the share holder, payable twelve
months after date, unless the necessi
ties of this corportion should require
earlier payment, and in no ease can a
stockholder be called upon to pay in
more than twenty-five per cent of his
original stock at any one time, and on
ly then after twenty days notice, given
in some paper published in Natchito
ches parish. Louisiana.
All corporate powers ot this corpora
tion shall be vested in and exercised by
a P'Ward of five Directors, three of whom
shall constitute a quorum for the trans
action of business. Sam'l. J. Henry, Ma
rion F. Maehen. William H. Areaux,
Wilf:am If. Latham and Hardy L. Brian,
shall constitute the first board of direc
tors, who phall hold their offices until
th" 26th day of September, 1895, and
until their successors in office are duly
elected. The board of directors shall
be elected on the 20th day of September
in each year, by the stockholders who
may vote either in person or by proxy;
said board to be chosen from among the
stockholders, and to hold their office
until their successors are duly elected
by a majority of the votes cast; a va
cancy from any cause shall be filled by
the remaining directors from among
the stockholders. The board of direct
ors shall meet on the day of their elec
tion, or as soon thereafter as practical,
and elect of their number a president
and seeretary, and employ from among
the stockholders an editor and general
business manager of the putlishing bus
iness, and such other employees as may
be necessary, and fix their remunera
tion; they shall have power to alter or
ameud all by-laws, rules and regula
tions requisite for the mansagement of
the business of the corporation.
All profits of this corporation shall be
applied first to the payment of oper
ing expenses, the remaining proflts to
be declartd a dividend to the stock
This sact of mancorporatoo my be
changed or amended, or seu corpora
tion may be dissolved with the eonsent
ef three-fourtha of the stokolhoders
present at say general meeting of the
stoekholders convened for sueh purpose
sterthirty days ntioe in say paper
Whenevter this corporaton may be
dissolved either by lImitation of its
chaster or otherwise its affairs shall be
liquidated by the three existing board of
Thus daoe and signd by the parties
in the presence of aetIag witneses,
n day and date above writte.
'SAM'L J ENRY.
W. .IL AREAUX.
. W.. LATHAM. *
A. C. ICune.
CAs . LVW
t and h un Jreenrary
eJew or appo 'wrove
**L - -la
Every Rfider AND
To write for our
LIGHT JIEIG IIT
REST Q UALITY
REASON.1 BLE PRICES
(entral (ucle MFo. (o.
ELKHART CARRIAGE and HARNESS IFG. 00.
t! Icm be dealer's ,,oLt. We are the
Old$.00 it ard Lcragert rrnifaturera in Amer- $7
ca selling Veblcicis and 11rnrss this way- ship
with privilege to oxarulne befroanyt b,:ey Is
ponpd. Wo ppay frCIot bJh twny. It not sati'ac
or. Vrrantfor 2years. W by pay an gentSl0
to 't3 to order for you? Write your own order.
r..,'i:.gfree. We t.ko all risk of damage an
t, % 1['WHOLEGALE PRICES.
" Spring Wagono, S;I to S50. Ouaranterd No.,. gurrlmy.
r...:eaiseliur&ato..ui I. Surreys, $6S to O100
No.37. Barrey larnoss. Fame is ell for t:A to l. TOp Buggies $26
to "100. Farm Wagons, Wasonettes
t.lilk Wa-olils,Delivery Wons and Norl
3 CQrtO. DIotuiLlpe v nu is (LaaLDa0.
8 te te C !.";2", Coad Walon.
No.. 3. Top Buggy. .lain. . 0,-4 $51
$43.00 !""^ . I ...
# 016 to
No. 1. Yarm Harne e.
]31DING SADDLI S and FLY NETS. Erkabsrt ilcele. 2Sln.wheels.
8 perrc-t. t F rw r l wIth order. Pm4 4.. to pountitc tires, hela-'eg
stam... tLa p pystae ea Its -page ral.gm.e rcrel tu|ring.drop forginga.
So. rnWao. -are=s W. B. PRATT, Sec'y, ELKHART, IND.
e s gas and Pianos. It illu describes,
and gives manufac trers' prices on Orgas froila 25.oo upa
and Plames from $1So up. It shows how to buy at wholesal
direct from the manufactrers, and save over 8o per ceaL
THE CORNISH ORGANS AND PIANOS
OGuaranteed for 25 py., have been played and pjaiued for nearly
0@& g" *@ aorsor Asatttd
CORNISH &CO. (IH aR yA N
fOi I~k c ma a awan
Lytle Saf & Lock Co.
FIRE and BURGLAR PROOF SAFES.
GvuA&rrNED To ue STANDARD
9 aVUrT PArraICULA.
ONWssT seenon m No mumson msm
ba !aor c mss a Pres LM to
7ThsLyt lSef& Lock Co.
it BEAD! READ! READ!!.!
Don't fail to Investigate before
you make up your mind. Don't
coudemna without investigation.
We keep on hand the following
Ten Men of Money Island, 10cts.
Thiags As I Bee Them 5 "
seven Financial Conspiracies 10 "
The Dogs and the Fleasa 50 "
If Christ Came to Chicago, 50 "
The American Peasant, 25 "
In O®ee, 25 "
Fasts and ictions of ife, 50 '"
sar'(3s Column, 50 "
National Party Platforma, 25 "
Natdb' oches, La.
We solicit your Job Work.
ICAMPTI OIL MILL.J
J. W. FREEMAN,
and W. P. HAYNE,
Highest market price paid for
cotton seed. For further mforma
tion, apply to
W. P. HAYNE,
Sept. 21. Campti, La.
M. A. RODMAN.
(20 years at the Bench.)
Work sent by Mail or Express to me or
parties named below will receive prompt
CHAS. H. LEVY, SAM'L. J. HEARY,
Gzo. W. AkLxas, J. H., COsBOovE.
We will pay a fair price for
all LARGE CATTLE delivered us at
our Mills at Natchitoches. We do not
want any smal! cattle. Bize is what we
want, regardless of condition.
GIVANOVICH, CHOPIN OIL CO..
215 acres of land on Cane river. 24
miles above City of Natchitoches. The
pl e has a spledid dwelling; 5 Cabins
and other eteass. 1 acres in onlti
vation this year. I will sell this plaee
with the males en it very cheap, and e
easy teams of payment.
JNO. A. BARLOW,
pt. Natchitoches. La.
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