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1 WEDNESDAY,.MARCH 21. I8fi(
| WHITE RIVER U. 8. MAIL LUTE.
SEMI -WEEKLY
I J from napoleon to jacksonport.
g\M. HALE..C. W Coles, Master
fortune,.d. b. price, Master
Memphis & White River Packets.
UOMIRAL..Capt. A. Baird
ti.BN* TIKE,.Capt. J. Riley Jones
Uew Orleans & White River Packets,
lATAN..Sam. Taylor. Master,
CRESCENT.. Jas. S. Carlton, Master.
I3IGN OF THE BIG J
Francis Holt, BOOT and SHOE MANU
'ACTTJRER, dealer in French Calf-Skins,
ide-Leathf.r. Oak-Tannf.d Solf.-Leath
r. and Findings of every description, at the
Old Stand,” sign of the ‘-Big Boot,” one
jor East of J. A. Jennings &. Co., Buena
ista street, Des Arc.
Call and have your work done, and make
jur purchases at the ‘*018681 established
>use.” Satisfaction guaranteed.
_>es Arc Station—Methodist Epis
copal Church, South.
M. C. Manley. Preacher in Charge.
H Divine service will be held at Watkins Chapel,
g every Sunday morning. Also, every Sunday
■ night._^_.
Frosbyte’-iaii rhureh.
Rev. D L. Gray, will preach at the Presby
terian Church in Des Arc, on the 2d and 4th
Sabbaths of each month, during the year
1800. _ __
Home Manufactory.
Messrs. O’Brien & Co., having opened
their BOOT STQRE opposite the Nucleus
House, are now prepared to do every descrip
tion of work belonging to the trade—from the
pump-sole boot to the scotch walking
boot. THE LADIES’ BRANCH shall re
ceive prompt attention. REPAIRING neatly
executed.
Having no other professional business to
.u.nl In Lnl that of mir trade, we shall he
I found at all times in the establishment.
TERMS CASH. febl-tf
--
Prairie Countt Aricultural So
. PIett—-Annual Election of Officers
The members are notified that the annual
election of officers will take place on
Saturday the 24th day of March, 1860, at
the town of Dps Arc.
SIM. HORNE, Secretary.
£*9” Dr. Auo«path, Dentist, arrived op
the Gen’l Pike, last evening. He can be con
sulted at his rooms at the Des Arc Hotel,
during to-day. only.
--♦ # ♦. ■ --
Buffalo Gnats.—These “annual pests” of
1l cattle, horses, &c., arc, at present, quite plen
tiful—especially near small streams and on
^ the prairies. Wild cattle that have been
I “out in the range” for twelve months are
i coming up, and their owners are engaged in
| marking them. The gnats are an advantage
I in enabling farmers ami owners of stock to
I count and 'designate them at least once a
| year.
The trial of Reason Reagan, before
j Wm. L. Dewoody. Esq., accused of shooting
I T. Jeff. Jobe, on the 3d inst., resulted in his
I being bound over in the sum of $3,000 for his
I appearance at the next term of the Circuit
I Court. Mr. Reagan promptly gave the
I necessary bail.
Counterfeit Half Dollars.—Wc were
I shown a specimen of this spurious coin yes
I terdav, and learn that quite a quantity of it
I is in circulation hereabouts. It is tolerably
I well executed, hut is much lighter than the
I genuine. Men who are apparently doing
I nothing for a livelihood, have, doubtless,
I something to do with this “increase of the
currency”.
(J^The statement of the receipts and ex
Ipenimures or me town or ues aic, una uwu
delayed, owing to the absence of the gentle
: man who kept the books of the late Treasur
er, during the past corporate year. We hope
to be able to present them in our next issue.
We learn there is between $1600 and $1700
in the treasury.
RIVER NEWS, &c.
jy The U. S. Mail packet Sam. Hale, Capt.
[ C. W, Coles, is due Friday morning, bound
for Jacksonport and Batesville. She passed
down Monday morning, bound for Napoleon.
W. F. Briscoe her clerk, has our thanks for
his continued favors.
(jy The U. S. Mail packet Fortune, Capt.
D. B. Price, passed up yesterday morning.
The Fortune will be down to-morrow, bound
for Napoleon. B. Coles, her clerk, has our
I thanks for files of Memphis, New Orleans,
Cincinnati and St. Louis papers.
Jy The Memphis and White river packet
Admiral, Capt. Baird, is due from Mem
phis on Saturday, bound for Jacksonport. and
will return on Monday bound for Memphis.
IlyThe Charm, Capt. Hendrix, arrived
from Clarendon on Sunday evening, and left
Monday noon.
(jy The E. M. Ryland, has left the Mem
phis and White river trade. She has gone
to St. Louis.
gy* The Memphis, White and Little Red
river packet Gen’l Pike, passed up last even
ing and is due down to-night. Pete Fleming,
her clerk, has our thanks for files of late pa
pers, etc. She was detained at Memphis until
Sunday, owing to her deckhands having de
termined not to work on Saturday, as it was
St. Patricks day.
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DES ARC HOTEL, ARRIVALS
UP TO 12 O’CLOCK, YESTERDAY.
[NEWBY & BRANCH, PROPRIETORS.]
J. Bordlev, Dentist, Ky.; S. McDaniel, Ark;
| Mrs. Holmes, Hickory Plains; C. C. Nailor,
; Atlanta; A. Trapp. Brownsville; ,T. R. Keu
[ drick, Ark.; W. H. Wandenburg, do; Dr. M.
i Brown, do; Vf. Wright, do; E. S. Lloyd, Lit
f Us Rock; T. J. Nelson, Ark.; W. K. Dob
bins, do; D. C. Marshal, do; W. T. Thomp
I son, do; Chas. Scribner, do; H. D. Sankford,
i Atlanta; D. Caldwell, Memphis; Jas. D. Nee
ly, county; H. H. Proferts, Ark; D. P. Pen
nington, do; Joseph Levy, Little Rock; M.
Newman, do; C. D. McConly. Ark; John
Flarney, do; J. C. Anderson, town; H. Hatf
hemer, Cincinnati; R. S. McKibbon, St.
Uouis; Robert Kizer. Miss; Mrs. McGrath,
Ark; S. Granemer, Memphis; G. W. Little,
Ark; A. B. Gambler, Atlanta.
-The Montgomery Advertiser.says one
pf the Alabama delegates has made an ar
rangement by which the entire Alabama dele
gation can obtain quarters together during the
session of the convention at Charleston.
-The deputy marshals commence taking
the census on the 1st of June, and are to com
plete it by the 1st of November.
-At Austin, Texas, they are paying $1.60
per bushel for corn meal and five cents per
Foiuwl for flour.
anaiJAAiiT or THE PROCEEDINGS
OFTHETOWN COUNCIL OF DE , A RC,
I. At thf-ir Meetings Since the Oruani
: zation of the Council for the Sixth
Corporate Year.
March 6/h, 18(30.
The members appeared anil took and sub
I subscribed the oath required by the Charter,
. and organized for business ; the members of
1 the Old Council retiring from their seats,
j The following are the names of the Mayor
and members of the Town Council for the
sixth corporate year:
S. R. Brown, Mayor.
John Jackson, Samuel Carr, J. C. Butler,
and 1). W. Munroe, Councilman.
Rufus M. Rudisill, Constable and ex-officio
collector for the sixth corporate year, appear
ed and was qualified.
The following officers were then elected by
the Town Council for the corporate year:
L). P. Black. Recorder; Thos. C. Dismukes.
Treasurer; John B. Hayley, Wharf Master;
Rufus M. Rudisill, Street Commissioner and
Assessor.
A committee of three, consisting of D. W.
Munroe, J. B. Hayley and R M. Rudisill
were appoind to procure a room for the use of
Council.
The Council adjourned to meet on Tuesday
the 8th.
March 8th. I860.
The Council met pursuant to adjournment;
the Mayor and all the Councilmen being
present.
The bonds of the several officers having
been approved by the Mayor, were presented
to the Council and ordered to be recorded.
A committee was appointed to examine
the town, and see where ditches were needed,
to drain the water off the streets.
J. C. Butler, D. W. Munroe and the Re
corder were appointed a committee to draft
Ordinances during the present corporate year.
C. A. Judson, Jas. McLaren and M. T.
Cooper were appointed Judges of election for
the year.
On motion the street Commissioner was re
quested to examine into the necessity of a
bridge over bayou Vaden, on Woodruff street.
The Council adjourned to meet on Thurs
day the loth.
March 15lh, 1860.
The Council met pursuant to adjournment.
The committee appointed to report on ditch
ing, reported ) which report was received and
ordered to be spread upon the minutes, and
the committee discharged.
The Street Commissioner reported in favor
of a culvert on Woodruff street, over bayou
Vaden: Said culvert to be two by four feet,
and forty feet long. Which report was re
ceived, and the street Commissioner ordered
to let the culvert out to the lowest bidder.
A committee of three—S. Carr, A. Beatty
and G. W. Glenn were appointed to report a
plan for laying off and taking care of the
Grave yard.
Amount of tax levied on all taxable pro
perty and merchandise—three-eighths of one
per cent. Amount of tax levied on the same
property for school purposes—one-eighth
Amount -of. street tax........... 1 Oft
On each tippling house.. 300 00
“ “ hotel.. 20 00
“ “ billiard table. 50 00
“ “ ten pin alley. 300 00
“ “ hawker and pedlar. 100 00
“ “ dray. 4 00
“ u auctioneer.. 25 00
“ “ circus or menagrie, each ex
hibition . 10 00
On all other shows each day. 5 00
Ordered that the town Constable shall not
pay for auction license.
The salary for Mayor for the sixth corpor
ate year, shall be $150 00: Recorder, $200
00: Councilmen, same as last year: Fees
and commissions to officers, same as last year.
On motion, the street commissioner was
granted the privilege of giving away the tim
ber on any street, provided he could have the
street cleared bv so doing.
Several Ordinances were passed.
The Council then adjourned.
D. F. BLACK, Recorder.
-*-*_*-.
Unfortunate Accident.—On Wed
nesday night last, shortly after the steam
er Belvidere had left Buffalo City, Mr.
Tunstall, who had been conversing with
the engineer, walked out on the guards to
iook at some high cliff's they were passing,
unfortunately stepped into the river and
was drowned. Captain Ship who was at
the wheel and hearing a shout, stopped
the boat, thinking that some of the deck
nanus nau lanen uveruouiu, uui uumuy
none missing, the engineer slated that Mr.
Tunstall had left him but a few minutes,
and search being made, be could not be
found. Every effort was used to find the
body, but had not been discovered up to
the hour of going to press.—("Jacksonport
Herald, 17th.
--
RfeajP Gov. Bonham, of South Carolina,
now Representative in Congress from the
Fourth District of that State, has recently
written a letter in favor of the represen
tation of South Carolina in the Demo
cratic Convention at Charleston. We
quote the following, from the letter, which
shows his detestation of Douglas :
I believe it is admitted that by the aid
of the votes he will be able to get from the
Black Republican States, and others,
which wM probably go against the Demo
cratic party in the election itself, he will
go into the Convention with a larger vote
than any other candidate.
But let us anaylize this vote. The one
hundred and twenty Southern votes and
the seven votes of the Pacific slope Judge
Douglas cannot obtain, in the first instance,
before the Convention; so that if he gets
the entire remaining Northern vote^vhich
is very probable), he will enter the Con
vention with one hundred and seventy-six
votes. Ninety-one of these, as before
stated, neither he rior any other Democrat
I will probably get in the Electoral Col
I leges. The remaining eighty-five votes
j are from the doubtful States of New Jer
I sey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiaua, Illinois
and Minnesota, one half of which, at
least, will support the Republican candi
! date for President, and the other half
j would as soon, perhaps sooner, vote for a
sound Southern Democrat than for Judge
Douglas himself; so that the probable
available vote with which Judge Douglas
will enter the Convention will not exceed
; forty-two. * * * *
It is an insult to the South to ask her to
vote for him, for it implies that she will
sell her principles for a false tiiumph, or
yield them through fear of her enemies.
—-*-»-•>
A Specimen Brick or Douglas’ Home
Popularity.—Long John Wentworth, the
Republican candidate, was elected Mayor of
Chicago, the borne of Douglas, by 1,24S ma
jority, and the remainder of the ticket by
about the tame majority.
" How to be Elected."—Under this
caption the Washington Star uses the fol
lowing language:—•• The late apparent
election of ex-Lieut. Governer Ford, of
Ohio, to be the House Printer, was
doubtless the result of a regular bargain
by and through which the profits (in this
case spoils)of the office were to he divided
out as follows, Viz: The expenses of Mr.
Defrees, of Indiana, in his recent chase
after the office to be first paid out of them
and then the balance to be divided out—20
per cent, to Mr. Hanscomb, of Maine or
or Massachusetts, a correspondent of the
New York Hprald at present; 20 per cent,
to Mr Panghorn. an editor of a Boston
Republican party paper, who has been
writing letters from this city during the
session: 20 per cent, to Mr. Moran, of
Philadelphia, a nominal American party
newspaper man, representing the "Peo
ple’s party” interest in the transaction; 20
per cent, to be divided between Mrs.
Bailey, of the National Era, and Mr.
Ex-candidate Mitchell, of the St. Louis
Daily News; and 20 per cent, to be
reserved by Mr. Ford for himself. Who
says the public printing does not require
to be reformed ?”
The Speaker's Paoe.—A Washing
ton correspondent writes:
At present the main stay of Speaker
Pennington is the page who stands upon
the right, a youth of fine appearance, and
something near 19 years of age. This
page was first appointed to office by
Speaker Boyd, and has ever since contin
ued to discharge the duties of "page to
the Speaker,” among which is now reck
oned that of prompting the Speaker in
discharging his business. He stands near
the Speaker, and directs him in an under
tone how to put every motion and how to
decide points of order as they rise.—
"Thaddeus" is known to all the politicians
of the country as the most remarkable
parliamentarian of his age living. With
the construction of the rules of order he is
perfectly familiar, and every precedent he
has at his fingers’ ends.
-The swamp lands in the suburbs of New
Orleans are now being drained, and the cit
izens anticipate thereupon a speedy extension
of the city.
Stnnoramni’iifs.
[Announcing candidates for Stale and
District offices. $7 ; County offices. $5; Town
ship offices, $3. Calls on persons to become
candidates are charged at the usual rates, ex
cept when persons making the calls are sub
scribers to our paper. Political circu
lars charged as advertisements.]
We are authorized to announce John
II. Quisenberry, Esq., as a candidate to
represent Prairie county, in our next Legisla
ture, at the ensuing August election. [t'ebS.
Brownsville, Feb. 10, ’60.
Mr. Editor.—You will please announce
my name as a candidate for Probate Judge
for the county of Prairie.
Respectfully, J. L. HUNT.
(®“ We are authorized to announce J. M.
King, as a candidate for re-election to the
office of Sheriff of Prairie County—subject
to the decision of the Democratic County
Convention—should one be held. [febl5
To the Voters of Prairie Co , Ark.
I am a candidate for Sheriff of said county,
at the election to be held on the first Monday
in August, next. WM. A. PLUNKETT.
January 4, I860.*
Brownsville. Ark., £
June 28, 1859. S
Mr. Editor :—Permit me to announce my
self as a candidate for Sheriff, at the elec
tion to be held in August, 1860; subject to the
decision of the Democratic County Conven
tion, should one be held
* W. E. RAULSTON.
Devall’s Bluff, Ark.,
January 30th, ’60.
Editor Citizen—Please announce my name
as a candidate for Clerk of the Circuit Court
for Prairie County, at the ensuing August
election. Very respectfully, &c ,
feb 15 ’ J. W. BLANTON.
We are authorized to announce Wm.
H. England as a candidate for re-election for
Clerk of Prairie county, at the next August
election. feb8
We are authorized to announce Wil
liam D. Anthonv as a candidate for County
Cmriiiiiiaii of tho aloAfinn fra Ka holrl tho firtf
Monday in August next.
—^——————
J. S. WOLFF..... SCOTT.
WOLFE & SCOTT,
HOUSE, SIGUN"
A N B
BUENAVI9TA STREET,
Deg Arc, - - Arkansas,
GLAZING & PAPER HANGING,
SHADE AND EVERT DESCRIPTION Of
©rnanuntal fainting,
DONE ON THE SHORTEST NOTICE AND MOST
REASONABLE TERMS.
THE subscribers beg leave to inform the
citizens of Des Arc, and surrounding
country, that they have entered into co-part
nership, with the express determination of
carrying on the above business in all its
various branches. They hope by strict atten
tion, combined with moderate charges, to
meet with a liberal share of their patronage
and support.
(g^Orders by post will meet with prompt
attention. mar21-tf.
TOWN ORDINANCES.
[Passed March 15, I860.]
Be it Ordained, by the Town Council of
Des Arc. that all owners of vacant lots in
said town, are hereby required to have the
undergrowth and grubs cut off and burned.
Said work to be done by the first day of May
next, and in all cases of failure to comply
with this Ordinance, it shall be the duty of
the Street Commissioner to advertise ten "days
for the cleaning of such lots, and let the same
to the lowest bidder, and collect the amount
for such work of the owners of the property.
«. R. BROWN, Mayor.
D. P. Black, Recorder.
Be it Ordained, by the Town Council of
Des Arc, that in taking bonds from officers,
the amount of the bond required, shall be
double the amount collected or received by
his predecessor, in the corporate year pre
ceding the one for which he is elected.
S. R. BROWN, Mayor.
D. P. Black, Recorder.
Be it Ordained, by the Town Council ol
Des Arc. that any person guilty of carrying
deadly weapons, concealed about their person
j (travelers excepted.) shall upon convictior
! thereof before the Mayor, be fined in any sum
not less than twenty-five, or more than onf
hundred dollars.
:g: R. BROWN, Mayor.
D. P. Black, Recorder.
MARKETS, &.C.
Citizen OrricK, Des Arc,)
Wednesday, March 21, 1860. S
COTTON RECEIPTS TOR PSST WEEK.
A. Stewart & Bro’s., received 122 hales,
87 of which they .bought at65il0c.
\V. B. Crocker & Co., received 3 bales.
Hayley & Erwin received 1 bale.
DES ARC PRICES CURRENT.
CORRECTED WEEKLY.
Bagging. 16 54 17
Bale Rope. 8 (ai 8$
Beeswax, per lb. 15 54 20
Bricks, per M. 6 60 54 7 00
Brooms per dozen. 2 50 @ 0 00
Buckets, painted, per dozen-•• 2 50 5u 0 00
Butter, per lb.. 20 54 30
Bar Iron. 5154 6
Bar Soap, per lb. 7^54 0
Castings. 5 54 6
Copperas, per lb. 5 54 1 0
Coffee—Rio.. 13 54 14
Chocolate . 10 54 124
Candles—Tallow per lb. 15 54 17
Star.. 23 54 28
Cotton. 7 54 10$
Cotton Yarns.». 9J54 12J
Cordage—Manilla. 14 54 20
Chiekens, per dnz. 2 50 54 3 00
Corn Meal, per hush. 1 25 54 0 00
Drugs and Dve Stuffs
Alum, per lb. 8 54 15
Brimstone. 6 54 10
Camphor.. 75 54 SC
Madder. 20 54 25
Indigo.. •• 1 50 54 2 00
Logwood.. 6 54 lit
Soda. (B. C.). 8 54 16
Saleratus. *>$54 121
Eggs, per doz. 15 54 25
Fiour. per bbl. 7 25 (3) 8 60
Flour, per 100 lbs, in sacks-•• 3 50 (<4 3 75
Feathers per lb.. 55 54 60
Beef Hides “ “ . 9 @ 10
Fruits—
Apples per bush, dried. 2 50 54 3 00
Peaches “ “ “. 2 5C 54 3 00
Raisins, per box... .. 3 50 54 4 00
Furs and Peltries—
Otter per skin. 1 60 54 2 00
Raccoon, per skin. 10 54 85
Mink “ “ 15 54 40
Wildcat “ “ 10 54 15
Fox, “ “ H) 54 25
Bear, “ “ . 1 00 @ 2 00
Deerskin, per lb.. 12*54 14
Grain—Wheat per bush. 00 54 0 0(1
Corn,... 1 00 @ 0 00
Gunpowder
Hazard, per keg. 7 50 (3) 0 00
Lime, per hbl. 1 75 54 2 00
_ttnr. rter lb .. 8 54 10
Ginger per lb»«*. 11 1®
German Steel. 20 @ 25
A. B “ . 10 @ 00
Cast “ . 25 © 30
Hollow AVare, per gal. [email protected] 16
99Canv. Hams, per lb.. 00 (a) 00
Plain do “ “ . 124 © 00
fi Shoulders, “ “ . 10 © 00
Middlings “ “ . 12 @ 14
Bulk Pork, . 10 @ 00
Pork, fresh . 6 © 7
Beef per lb. 44 © 7
Paints and Oils—
Linseed Oil, per gal. 1 25 © 0 00
Sperm Oil ie <c. 2 25 © 0 00
Lard Oil. “ “. 1 25 © 1 50
White Lead, per keg. 2 50 © 3 00
Spanish Brown, per lb. 10 © 00
Venitian Red ' “ 11. 15 © 20
Red Lead per lb. 15 © 20
Potatoes, per barrel. 3 50 © 3 to
Nails—lOd. 6© ~‘5|
8d,—6d,—4d,—5d. . 51© 7
Molasses, per gal.. 48 © 55
Sugar—Brown, per lb.. 9 © 11
Loaf, per lb.. 15 © 18J
Crushed “ . 124© 15
Pepper, per lb. 134© 15
Rice. 7 © 8
Salt—
Liverpool fine, per sack•••• 1 75 © 0 00
u coarse, u •... 1 50 © 00
Starch—Pearl.. 9 @ 15
Spice,.'•. 20 © 25
Tobacco—common. 15 © 20
‘1 Honey Dew.. 30 © 00
<i Nectar Leaf. 50 © 00
ii Fine Virginia. 75 @ 1 00
Tea, per lb.. 85 © 1 00
Tallow, per lb. 8 © 9
Whisky, per gal.. 30 @ 35
lew Orleans Market.
New Orleans, March 16.
Cotton.—The market closed quiet, the
sales of to-day amount to 6,000 bales at [email protected]
11c for New Orleans Middlings. The sales of
the past week amount to 52,000 bales The
receipts of the past week amount to 00,000
bales against 37,000 bales during the same pe
riod last yaar. The total exports of the week
amount to 72,000 bales. The total exports of
the season amount to 1,498,000 bales. The
receipts at this port ahpad of last year amount
to 417,500 bales. The receipts at all Southern
ports ahead of last year amount to 518,500
bales.
Si’gar—The market closed buoyant at [email protected]
7£c, being an advance of J. Molasses closed
firm at [email protected]
Coffee—The market closed firm, the sales
of the week ainodnt to 12,000 bags at prices
ranging from 114 to 134c.
Memphis Market.
Memphis Avalanche Office, )
Saturday March 17, 1^0 $
Cotton—The market was exceedingly dull
yesterday, especially for the lower grades.
We heard of sales to the extent of only 652
bales We do not change our quotations :
Inferior.• 54 © 6
Ordinary. 61 © 67
Good Ordinary. / © 71
Low Middling. 7J© 8
Middling . .,• • 8J© 9
Strict Middling.. 94©10
Good Middling.. .... 104© 10?
Middling Fair. 11 © ll£
Fair. 11 © 11 j
•-f
Cincinnati Market.
Cincinnati, March 16.
Flour—The market closed dull at $5 50.
Pork—Western mess is quoted at $17 25©17
374. Lard in bbls is selling at 10J.
C A JlDSO.Ai,
^ARPENTER AND JOINER, Also,
Dealer in Sash, Doors, Mantles, Window
and Door Frames, itc.
(jgr Shop corner of Erwin and Park streets.
DES ARC, ARKANSAS.
IV. B.—Coffins made to order, on short
notice. feb22:ly
JUST receiyedT
1 C BOXES Shoes and Boots.
Also,
1000 Apple Trees, from the nursery of
Brady Price of Lauderdale county, Alabama,
being a selection of the best qualities of fruil
in the country.
janlS- O. ft J McLAREN & CO.
To all Whom it may Concern
rnHE undersigned will apply to the Cir
L cuit Court of Prairie county, to be holder
six months after'tbe date of this publication
on the 4th Monday of November, 1800} al
Brownsville, Pi airie county, on <he 28th da)
of said mouth, for a confirmation of the titli
j of the following tracts of Land, to-wit: Thi
| S. E. \ of section 17. township 3 north, ol
1 range 7. West which being previously forfeitei
to the State was donated to Stephen Beales
by the Auditor of th* State of Arkansas, or
the 25th day of April, A. D. 1842, and b)
said Beales conveyed to S. W. and W. L. D
Williams and by them to B. C. Totten.
Now all persons who can set up auy righ
to the said lands so forfeited, by reason o
auy informality, irregularity or illegality
about said forfeiture, are required to com
i forward and show cause, if any they can, (a
' said term of said Circuit Court of Prairi
1 county,) why such title should not be con
firmed. B. C TOTTEN.
by 8. W Williams.
March 14, i860.—6w.
I ’
1*60. SPRING TRADE. atov
SPEED. D0N0H0 & STRANGE,
314 Main Street. Memphis.
TERMS CASH. - ONE PRICE.
DM [PEAOM FQ»[email protected]
XJxtounlvo Dealer* lxx rir*t CUM
DRY GOODS,
BV DIRECT ■MTORTATION FROM TV RCHA
Wp nr»» eratiiisd to be able to exhibit many Goods manufactured at the South, th at
E an Rr* ' 1 b other Good* of a nmillar rharacter. Our stock embraces
i tA,TlnN"f„VXntaUonDryyOooS«. Family Dry Goads. Housekeeper.’ Dry Good*,
complete lines of P antation y G Eine Evening Goods. Choice Mourning
Traveling Dry Good*. E gant Hriaa^uooiVoods Carpet* and Curtains. Mantles and
DustWR Clonic* and Robe*. Fine Chemise* and D awcrs. Cape, and Collars.
?;k‘, r;, An., .II a »TBAS«E. ■
marl-win. ..____________. ... ■
Clothing! Clothing!!
Going Going.
JUST received, n good lot of Black and
Blue Cloth Coats. Pea Jackets, Over Shirts,
Pants, Vests. India Rubber Legging and Com
forts, (his with my former excellent lot or
Clothing, makes out a full assortment and
will he sold very cheap.
jan4- JOHN H. QUISENBERRY.
Keep it di’fore the feopte,
THAT at Quisenberry's new store in Des
Arc, is the place to find an immense lot
and great assortment of Earthen, Queens,
China and Glasswr re, at wholesale or retail,
cheap, cheap, cheap. _______
Sanford’s Cdelrated Straw Cutters,
JUS+ received and for sale, at reduced pri
ces, a lot of Sanford’s 40 blade Straw
Cutters. [janl] J. H. QUISENBERRY
.Fust Received,
A LOT of whips and ox lashes, martingales,
mule and horse collars, hames, saddle
bags and bridles. 18 Buena Vista, Texas and
Spanish saddle trees, trunks, stirup leathers
and saddlers stitching thread, for sale by
feb8- J. H. QUI8ENBER1UC
MONEY WANTED.
THE undersigned Is now making arrange
merits to start soon, for a splendid stock
of Spring and Summer goods. Come and see
me. [febS-] J. H. QUISENBERRY.
Onion Setts and Garden Reed.
JUST received 2 barrels Oni n Setts, and a
large stuck of all kinds of the very best
Garden Seeds. Also, Irish and Sweet potato
seed. [feb8] J. H. QUISENBERRY.;
PLOWS, ' PLOWS. PLOWS. |
TUST received, 28 one and
J two hor'e Avery Plows, for |fHii?Pfi~Ma»
sale by [febSj J. H. QUISENBERRY. 1
VALUABLE DES ARC
TO WN PROPERTY,
FOR SALE.
mrTP ... I . _ - I ~ . I II. 1 1 I .,^11 r,f nil Itlifi A 11/..
J’“r . o . r
tion, on
SATURDAY THE 7TH OF APRIL. I860,
Tile following desirable ami well located,
property, viz:
Lot No. 1. in Block 27, corner of Buena j
Vista and Woodruff streets, on which is a
good two story frame business house, at pres
ent occupied by Nat Gilliam, as a Family
Grocery and Furniture Store. The house
rents for $150 per year, at d as is well known,
the location is central and among the best in !
the town.
—ALSO—
The West \ of lot No. 2, Block 27, on
Buena Vista street, on which is nu excellent,
one story frame house, at present occupied by
John McNainee as a Tailor Shop, and by
O’Brien &. Co., as a Boot &Shoe Shop. This I
property also pays a handsome rent.
—ALSO—
Lots 1 and 2, 11 12 in Block No. 40,
corner of Erwin and Foster streets. The im
provements on these lots are inferior to none
in Des Arc. The house contains five rooms;
with kitchen, smoke house, stables, cow
houses, out-houses, together with a fine gar
den spot, all neatly enclosed. The buildings
were built last year by H. P. Vaughan, Esq.,
whose judgment was beautifully displayed in
the erection of a*tasty and neat fabric, with
all necessary conveniences. We will also sell
a number of our unimproved lots on the same
dav.
My object in selling is to decrease my
quantity of real estate, and turn it into ac
tual means.
Terms— One-third cash, balance in six,
twelve ami eighteen months, with a lien on
the property until the payments are com
pleted. Russ Evans.
feb29-6t.
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ffO.’B
NEW RESTAURANT.
THE CHARM!
One Door East of John Jackson £f Co.'s.,
BUENA VISTA STREET,
DES ARC. ARKANSAS
febl:ly
PIRTAERSHIP NOTIC E.
WE have associated with us in business
Mr. 8. Lowenstein. The business
will hereafter be conducted under the style
and firm of Gans, Rosenberg &. Co.
L. GANS & CO.
LEON GANS. S. 1. ROSENBERG.
Des Arc, Feb. 22, I860.—lm.
THE GREAT CONSTITUTIONAL
REMEDY,
1^9 Ko
A New Life-CheatiVe Principle.
RADW AY’S RENOVATING
RESOLVENT,
Heals Old Sores, Purifies the Blood, In
stills within the System renewed
Health, and Resolves and Ex
terminates all Chronic and
Constitutional Diseases.
intsgreat aim glorious remedy suoum oe
hailed by the human race as a special gift
from the Almighty-, to regenerate dilapidated
humanity.
Dr. Radway &. Co., are the only Physicians
and Chemists in the world that hav*e succeeded
in discovering a remedy that will effectually
eradicate from the human system constitution
o I rlionocnc e rui oilmonfa f p» notn iff Oil Fl'/illl Til _
rents to their children.
KADWAY’S
RENOVATING RESOLVENT
Will radically exterminate from the system
Scrofula, Cankers,
Syphilis, Fits,
Fever Sores, Runnings from Ear,
i Ulcers, White Swellings,
Sore Eyes, Tumors,
Sore Legs, Cancerous Affections
’ Sore Mouth, Node,
1 Sore Head, Rickets,
Insanity, Glandular Swellings
Bronchitis, Night Sweats,
| All Diseases of the ^Consumption,
Womb, Rash Tetter,
i Prelapsus Uteri, Humors of all kinds,
■ Skin Diseases, Chronic Rheumatism
> Salt Rheum, Dyspepsia,
And all diseases that hav« been established
• in the system for years.
‘ ht Price one dollar per bottle. ' [3.]
For sale by D. P. Black A Co., Druggists
Dee Are, AriMosas.
1 7
If*. 0, CROCKER 0* CO.,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
BGROOERSJa*
(First door West of J. H. Qnisenberrv’s Store.)
DBS ARC, ARKANSAS.
TAKK pleasure in announcing to the citi
zens of Prairie and adjacent counties,
that they are now in receipt of a large and
well selected stock of
GROCERIES AND HARDWARE.
Consisting in part of Sugars, Molasses, Coffee,
Candles, Cheese, Vinegar. Salt, Whlskv. Rice,
Pickles, Sardines, FL.OUII, Fish, Raisins.
Figs, Citrons, Almonds, Candy, Soap, Starch,
Soda, Crackers, Tobacco. Cigars. Nails, Cast
ings, Iron, Steel, Log Chains, Ox do., Pole
Axes, Spades, Shovels, tic., tic.
With all olher articles usually to be found
in similar establishments. All of which they
are now selling low for Cash.
Des Arc, January It, I860.—tf.
CLOSING OUT FALL AND WINTER
STOCK OF GOODS!
AT RfIDD f' F. D RATES!!
J. A. JENNINGS &. CO..
ARK offering their entire stock of Fall and
Winter Goods at reduced rates, in order
to close out and make room for their Spring
Stock.
Call and see them for they mean what they
say. janlt-tf.
U V S S E l*.| „v V,
Real Estate and General
Xinticl Agent,
WES AUG ARKANSAS'.
PROMPT attention will be given to all
business entrusted to him in his line,
janl t-tf.
B. WASHEB-.H. P. VAUOHAN• • B. C. M’CABLFT.
Washer, Vaughan & Co.,
(Successors to Evans & Horne.)
DEALERS IN
anil Vsi tir»v
*. 7 mm mm. m. mw me
war mws»
READY-MADE CLOTHING, HATS,
C ,ps Boof-,SJiocr, Hardware,
Queknswarb, A.C., &C.,
It e s A re, Arkansas.
janI8-tf.
“LEVIN HARRISON,
DEALER IN
Foreign and Domestic
DRY GOODS,
CLOTHING. HARDWARE, HATS,
Caps. Knot*, Slioi's. Stc ,
DESAKC.ARK.
WILL continue business at the old stand
on Buena Vista street, where he is. as
heretofore, provided with a good stock in his
line, suited to the trade of Des Arc and adja
cent country.
He hopes by strict attention to business,
and a determination to please all, to merit a
continuance of the liberal custom which the
house has received during the past two years
and a half. jant8-tf.
O. M’LABEN.. ..j. m’LAURN- •• .s. N. JACKSON.
a. & j. McLaren, & Co.,
DEALERS IN
Staple ani> Jauqi EDrji ®ooi)*,
Readv-Made Clothing, Hats & Caps,
Bonnets, Boots & Shoes,
HARDWARE & CUTLERY,
BOOKz, STATIONERY, £fc.,
—ALSO—
RECEIVING, FORWARDING AND
COMMISSION MERCHANTS,
febll] DES ARC, ARKANSAS.
Silver Plated Ware!
FINE Setts with Urns; Ice Pitchers, GolP
lets, and Cups, Walters of all 8ir.es;
Table Ware of all Kinds.
Beautiful Castors,
Cake Baskets,
Forks. Spoons, Sic.
.1. F,. MF.RRIMAN t CO..
mar25-tf] 253 Main street, Memphis, Tenn.
r. H. ..A. S. ERWIN.
HATLEY & ERWIN,
Successors to j. a. frith & co.,
respectfully solicit the patronage of their
former customers, and the surrounding coun
try generally. They are determined to keep
A GOOD STOCK AND AT LIVING
PRICES!
We say to our patrons, that in filling orders,
all goods sent them not proving satisfactory
can be returned.
Des Arc, February 1,18d0. tf
SiOTICE.
ALL persons indebted to me for the pur
chase of property in Des Arc, must make
prompt payments.
feblitf S. P. CATLIN.
Town Lots for Sale!
TpHOM ONE TO rOUR HUNDRED LOTS,
P in Des Arc, to suit purchasers, for sale
by febl:tf FRITH A CATLIN.
430,000
Acres of LANDf°r Sale!
IN TRACTS TO SUIT PURCHASERS. IN
different portions of the State.
Apply to febl:tf S. P. CATLIN.
1 NUMBER ONE TRACT OF
I\ LAVD, containing 1.400 - acres,
in Rich Woods, for sale, and who will buy?!
Apply to S. P. CATLIN,
febiltf Des Arc. !
For Sale.
^ND WHO WILL BUY ONE OF
THE CHEAPEST
'TRACTS OF LAND
ON SURROUNDED HILL.
I Jackson county; which contaias 443 acres.
witliaFron' on Whi'e River of
I 48 acres—50 acres in cultivation, with a
I good house and other buildings, together with
1,000 bushels CORN, stock, farming utensils,
&c. For terms. Ac., apply to
8. P. CATLIN,
faklitf Des Are.
JX. aiewax L «, OIU B.,
SiGROCERSSSfi
AND
COMMISSION MERCHANTS,
Da ./Ire, Arkansas.
GROCERIES, &o.
OUR stock is Urge ami our nssoitment gen
eral . Those who wish to purchase will
loubtless find it to their interest, to call aad
any from [faMS] A. STF.WART A BRO’S.
N All,8 ANI> t AHTISfll! *
ann KEGS aesorted 5 ails;
£\n t 25,000 lbs assorted Casting*.in store,
febls] A. STEWART A BRO’S.
Paints, Oil and Turpentine,
a LWAYS on hand and for sale, hy
fv feblS] A. STEWART A BRO’8.
ATTENTION ni.ACKBlWITHB.
r pr THOUSAND lbs. assorted Iron for sale}
JO Also—German, Cast, English arid A
nericati Steel; Anvils, Vices, Bellowe, Screw
[Mates, and a general assortment of Tools, hy
feblS] A. 8TEWA1IT A BRO’S.
Window O’ *s »»d *•» h.
BBY10; 10byl2; 10byl4 ; lObylfl; 10by18 ;
10by20; 12byl8 and I2by20. A large eup
aly, for sale by _„
feblS] A. STEWART A BRO’g.
House Keeper* Attention.
WE have now in Store a large assortment
of “ Cooking and Heating Stovea,”
:omnletely trimmed,for sale low. Call and
•xainine. [feblS] A. STEWART A BRO’S.
t'ASTOKOllL.
A SUPERIOR article, just received and
for sale by A. STEWART A BRO’S
AVE V’SPLOWg.
LIGHT and heavy. Single and
*' Two Horse Plows 5 just received
_tmm and for sale by
f.hlS-l A. Stewabt A Bao’e.
FURNITURE!
.iitiNITUg* OUR stock of this ar-m
tide, is now very com- Ms
plete, consisting in part *v'
nwE®a|t of High and Low Corded
JriW^hiUP* and Slat Bedsteads, Walnut
ind Cherry Cribs, and Trundle Bedsteads,
Marble and Common Top Bureaus, Wash
dands, Tin and Wire Safes assorted sizes,
Secretaries Tables. Lounges, Work Stands,
Plain and Fancy Wardrobes, Single and Dou
ble Shuck Matt’ra«es, Cane, Split Bottom and
Children’s Chaim, a great variety.
feblS A. STEWART A BRO’S.
spermTlardITtrain oil,
CONSTANTLY on hand, and for sale by
feblS] A. STEWART A ERO’S.
. QUININE.
Oflfi OUNCES, just eceived nnd for
OUU sale by A. STE' "T A BRO’S
mar 10
WHEAT, jFANS AND THRASHERS.
WE have in store one dozen superior
Wheat Fans, which we willaell cheat.
Also—Two Wheat Thrashers, warranted
todo good work. Call and examtee
by A. STEWART A
' \iinei5-tf.
cTu
4: INCH. “j
7 INCH. Three Ply }
8 Inch, Three Ply}
10 Inch, Four Ply}
12 Inch, Four Ply:
For sale cheap, by
augl7-tf A STEWART A BRO’B.
CASH CAPITAL^ * - • 1,500.000,
ABSOLUT* AND ONJMTABKD. g
Net Rurpln* of - -
And ,h“ nreltlgaof Oil feWLtt
experience.
\j t RDS OF $13,000,000
Of lossta have been paid by the A!to* Inau
ranee Company in the paat 40 years. The
value of reliable Insurance will be apparent
from the following
Lohuch raid by the JEtaa
DURING THE PA*T FIVE TEARS.
Ohio......$431,520 83 Michigan.$158,043 81
Wisconsin. 106.955 07 Indiana*. ■ 146.839 81
Kentucky- 204.939 40 Illinois.... 448,327 41
Missouri .. 384,818 04;Tenncsssee 97,549 21
IowaAMin 101,399 46,KANT’s. 19.945 77
Penn A Va. 31,595 82: Ark A Ga. 23,945 0*
MlssisslDni and Alabama,-.$52,412 18.
lnlaud .jaflgallRB.
m.*- ,»rr. terms consistent with sol
vency and fair profit. Especial attention
given to insurance of dwellings and contents,
for terms of 1 to 5 years
The solid service long and successfully tried,
and the many advantages the iEtna Insurance
Company possesses in its line, should not be
overlooked by those ready to insure and under
standing their best Intereststs.
During “stringent times” the necessity for
reliable Insurance becomes an imperative
duty—the ability of property owners to sus
tain loss being then much lessened.
Agencies in all the principal cities and
towns throughout the State. Policies issued
without delay, by any of the duly authorized
Agents of the Company.
\X3y Business attended to with despatch and
fideTty. BENJ. BLAKENEY, Agent,
- «... „ That, ire A rlr
IIUV. iJU'UUI —
NOTICE.
HAVING sold our entire interest in the
Dry Goode business to Messrs. Haylejr
A Erwin, we cheerfully recommend them to
our old patrons and customers, and guarantee
to those trading with them that they will be
satisfactorily accommodated.
7 J. A. FRITH A CO.
jf. B.—All indebted by note or account to
the late firm of J. A. Frith A Co., are respect
fully requested to call at the old stand and
settle immediately. J. A. F. A Co,
Des Arc. Feb. 1, 1860. 2m.
IMPKOTeD PROPEBTf w *P
NA VISTA STREET FOB SALE
THE East half of LOT No a. Block 25. on
Buena Vista street, in Des Arc, is offered for
sale on reasonable terms. The building was
formerly occupied by J. W. Wallace, es *
Family Grocery. The location is one of the
best in town. For terms, Ac., apply to
jan 18—tf] J. C. MORRILL.
(flunk* S Blanks! I
In addition to our regular stock of Wanks,
such as deeds of Conveyance} Quit Claim
deeds, Ac., we have just printed a “Sheriff's
tax-deed-drawn by R D Turner, At.OM.ey
at Law, Searcy, White county.” This fe.
i acknowledged superior to enj other i* <«•
! Mete.
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