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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 16 August 1884

THE COLFAX CHRONICLE. -- ------- , - ýe detmnr tir ýarnal, beboteb to atl anb eeral deas, iteratre, Stiurct, $griruturt, qtt. VOL. VII. COLFAX, GRANT PARISH, LA., SATURDAY, AUGUST 16, 1884. INO. 40. • i nan n• m • - I I L ! --,,,i . -" THE COLFAX CHRONICLE, ulblishod e.vc .iatulday, at Coltax, Grant Pardish, La.. -elI-- HE. G. GOODWY-N, EDITOR and PROPRIETOB. IT E'IIS OF SlUBSG'CII'G'E U.N. Oue copy, one year. .. .. $1 50 (le "'w9y,. six .ouths....... 75 bix cope' , One year ................ 7 50 Iayable invairiably Cit ad. ance. RATES OF ADVEI:TISI.G. First inserti ; cha'rge.l doublel pr .e PAC*. It. L. 2C 1 , 3... l fiu. I Yr. 1 h... I 1 2 U 3 ' " 00- 9 ,0 2 jaelaes. L O i 2 :. 7.1; 5 2o 9 5015 :" : "fnes 1I 5U :3 0u. 3 )Ai 7 51, 12 1l 23 50 . inche.. 12 5) 4 5t 7 ) 0 U l16 50 3, t 0 t ciulm:i4 J ')h * "'17 l3 5J 1 QC .. 1'' ," 4'415 23: or, (, ! 4.,)( t o o0 ,l~t Mad'ert4enient %l per '.qn, f ,r firat i n-ertion ; each ýnlbsequent publica tion 50 cents per squanre. Brief eomnm:,...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 16 August 1884

THE CHRONICLE. p 01 ha COLFAX. LOUISIANA. n1 y' CHANGED AROUND. M "why are you here, my little lad?" I S.ll a m n in a bustling town. "I asin selling papers, sir,"'twas said, "And my name is Jamine Brown." r "Where do you live, my little lad, With your locks so crisply curled?" "1 have no home"-the voice was sad- - S "Excepting the wide, wide world." b "Have you no friends by bltod allied, ci No mother. kind and true?"' "No mother or friends." the child replied, With his hazel eyes adew. "Where do you sleep. my little lad. When your papers are not sold?" "In nooks and corners, wherever I can, 1 cuddle up from the cold." 1 "Whenever it happens you earn no dinner, What do you do for bread?" a "I lire in hopes of better times, And go without," he said. "What is your ago? my little lad, You look like a boy of mine, Who went on a Journey past the stars." Said the urchin, "1 am nine." t "Do you try to be good? my little lad, Own truthfully unto me. "I am sorry. sir, I um sometimes bad, Bu...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 16 August 1884

IlsCELLANEOUS -Base ball is taking theplace of bnfl righting in Cuba. -Two hundred thousand herring were landed at one haul, recently, on the Northeast River, Virginia. -It is the custom along the Ric Grande for Mexicans to cross the rivet and use the American post, thus saving money in corresponding with their own countrymen. -It is said that the people of this country consume patent medicines to the amount of $280,(t0),00 every year. That is four dollars to every man, woman and child in the land. N. Y. Mail. -Here is a recipe, given by Frank lin over a hundred years ago, in regard to better times: "'So wrat signifies wishing and hoping for better times' We may make these times better it we better ourselves." -A boy in North Easton, who is too lazy to wind up his Connecticut watch in the usual way, puts the stem on the bannister and rolls it along as he goes up-stairs to bed. When he reaches the top of the stairs the watch is wound up. -lartJord Post. -At a Chattanooga (Tenn.) law...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 16 August 1884

EIc 6olfai tbroniclc. SA ErULtD.LY. AU(;UCS' 16, 1884. gI ýan-a--=-no i. sl.'t + Yea+u, i .uvi. e tJaIdicial .-drertalementce maut be paid for; irn ,dcasce, or they wcill be di.conaiuaed ajlcr thl.e irst insirtion. AGENTS. MIn. A. A. GoonrWN, of A'exandria. is al a'ilthriz-.Vl :1 cnt ot tile ofN IcLC,and Jo will cTritl'l f r adyvertisemeuntslt and re- L l,;.rs..)c(' 'A"' & HHi,.. of .M )aiEo n- w erg, are our aunt)oriz"d :agents.. _ -- m LOCAL I) OTS. tIn NOTICE. District Co.fecren:e for the Alexandria in d;atri't wiLl conveCe at (olfax August tj 27, 1S3, N. 8. Cuomsu., P. E. Aro you a lover of home and i friendse? Then vote "Against Li- 3 cense" next Saturday. cl Viney Watts, a colored woman who a, hbas for several years cooked for Mrs. Calhonn and others in Colfax, died -l last Snoday night. No rain yet, and the ground is dry a and vegetation parching, while drink ing water is becoming a matter of serious consideration. Mr. IL. . Cameron is fitting up the k old overseer's hous...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 23 August 1884

THE COLFAX CHRONICLE. A tmorratic fournal, bebtch to fatal anud rtneral ftuos, literature, Stiett, $gritllhrtu, Ct. - VOL. VII. COLFAX, GRANT PARISH, LA., SATURDAY, AUGUST 23, 1884. INO. 41. THE COLFAX CHRONICLE, Published Every Saturday, at Colfax, (irant Parish, La.. -BY-- E. G. GOODW'YN, EDITOR and PROPRIETOR. TERM8 OF SUBSCRIPTION. Oue copy, one year..............$1 50 4)ne copy, six mouths....... ........75 Nix cones, one year ............... 7 50 syable invariably in advance. IL TE8 OF AD VERTISIG. rist inserti . chare.1 double pr . SA0. 11, . 2 Si,. . . I m. Sinck.. 50 1 52 V0 3 W a00 900 2 iucbes. i On 2 ; 3 75 5 25 9 0 15 7 : loches. I 50 3 00 5 0 7 50 12 ( 23 50 4 i .2 t 6 71 2525 SSinches. 2 50 4 5( 7 0010 0016 50 3000 A columl,4 54) 8 00W, 25017 50305 52 0o: Y Sn 4 0015 002500 00050 0 d00 fj t:. ad'erhteement-,l1 per square to r first neertion; each subsequent publica tion 5M cents per square. Brief communications upon subjects o. .pnhlio interest sillited, but no a...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 23 August 1884

TILE CHRONICLE. COLFAX, - * * LOUISIANA. iAN EMPTY NEST. Whilte onl:in7 thbr ,tioi the window at a tree I Saw nT il:; the brh.ll~cl an ol anlld empty T remmtmiserea when I saw it, how inn by-gone rpri:n;. Four tine I:ak', r:" lic t in it beneath their Once more the btlo~onm, pink and white, I ilI I t h litllt It'lil Tliar h! i Ith , i, t; lb t where Is that fond rolt, r and her song? Where aretro tiny ljirdztln,s that ventured o''r th rill Of that reie and cozy nest, to hop along the lini ? Whero Where- Wh," h.r,--- O, where- I know Ihere is an idol here that might ton dilia'rs bring, llut as I can nit quite see my way clearly nty-elt, any other congronital idiot who s.lu:r to undertake th, Jot' lmay ap p'rpriate the W ,e iilternal thing. -'. Y. Sun. -- -·e IIORRIBLE ('AUALTIES Resulting From the lUe of Nltro-Gly cerine-F-orty-Eight Deathsl In Seven teen Years--Curious Freaks and Ludl crons Scene Cnaused by the Explonlves. A few days ago the report came that three tranti)s tip near...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 23 August 1884

ISCEKLAUROUE. -T.ook at any long line of freight cars and see the une-lual build of them. That is what renders safe coupling de viceos abortive and smashes so many brakemen.-N- Y. Times. --In Stockton, Cal., a few days ago, two policemen arrested an old man for stealing an orange. One of the police men ate the orange, and the old man got twenty-five days in jail. --Claude Montefloro, one of the nble-.t and most liberal of English lie brews, says that the Talmud is "witty, learned. f:ar-fetched, pra--tical, poetic, ahrah, kindly, long-winded." -An entire company of the Twelfth rIegiment, New York State Militia, too: the pledge :t few days since to abstain dutr:lng life from the use of in toiic(ating liquor as a beverage.-N. Y. Nines. -Says Talmage: "A life of more money getting is a failure. You never get as much as you want." True, very true, Mr. Talmage. We used to thintk $11i,000,00)) would be sufficient; now we want 2tO,0')O,O00.-I1oston I'oat. -A quack doctor, who was giving te....

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 23 August 1884

be 60lfar 6 ronicle. T: SAFU CRDAY, AUGUST 23, 1884. bers SUB.,cPTrrioN. 1. l A YKAR, It AD.AVL pRst our dJudical .Ldrertiseents mst be paid 1h for in adrawnc, or they will be discotiued a alter the first insertion. a9o, AGENTS. We, Ma. A. A. Goonwin, of Alexandria, in i an authorized agent of the CHIonlCL, an d afa will ooutraet fi,r advertisements and re- fasit ceive subscriptions. cial Mersr. McCAIt & BRO.. of Montgo.n ery, are our authorized agents. do o Lbelm LOCAL I)OT t. ned NOTICE. District Conference for the Alexandria district will convene at Colfax August 27, 1884. N. S. CosaLn P. E. Vote "against license." ber cll Delegates to the district comnfer- Nl ence will please call at the CHROsICLE the office to learn what homes have been apportioned to them. Next drawing La. State Lottery Or takes place Sept. 9th. Capital prize lan $17,000. For tickets or further in- su0 formation, adress A. Albert & Son, He Alexandria, La. Blt w., Two refreshing showers this week w...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 30 August 1884

_ _HNE ILE THE COLFAX O L. mnnocr atit rn nal, n bt tbtt to % otal anh 6inmeralt; s t rt i , A W Ut, atrut 7«1 r..; VOL. VII. COLFA GRANT PARISH, LA., SATURDAY, AUGUST 30,: 18 .NO. 42. - .. . .i , .. ...d, m 'Cr.r iI . b- k a toea natpoink-) to, rI . ie . ywrtei hich I L_ i. " -_At eU wo re ela d THE OOLFTAX OONICILE, N3 E Published Every Saturday, at Coltax, Grant Parish, La., sr For Si H-_ G . _GOOEDW N, EDITOR and PROPRIETOR T1'ERMS OF 8UBBCRIPTION. (oe copy, one year ................. $1 50 One copy, six months............... 75 tiia eonLes, one year ................ 7 f5 A LARN FPyable invariably in advance. RATES OF ADFERTISING. 'irst ineert4i ; charyge- double pr .e PLO.. It. lt.. gil. 3.. bu . L T. 1 hise... 50I 2 0 3 00 00 9 00 2 intes. I 0 2 ' 3 75 5 25 9 50 15 7: 3 inches. 10 50 3 00 5 12 0L 23 50 4 iuce.. 2 00 31 8 73 15 UO 25 25 C b inehes. 50 4 5 7 0t 0 00 16 50 30 00 i olaumt4 00 2 17 530 & 14 tº alvn oi 15 t u 50o 00 00 All a - -- an, m' ,R 1t. a·Vertleement....

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 30 August 1884

THE CHRONICLE. COLFAX. . * LOUISIANA. NOW MY DEAR WIFE. I married yoo, wife. In the spring of life We have fought the world together; 8ometimes it was all an up-hill road. And uloom s wto eater, Gloomyand stormy weather. But ever your hand in mine I found, With tweet and strong endeavor; A step at a time, a step at a time. But onward, onward ever, Dear wife, 'Twas onward, onward ever. so in the prime of my life I stood With wealth and an uprght name; And felt I could grasp with a worthy hand The blessings of power and fame, Dear wife, The blessings of power and fame. And now when I gather the fruits of life, And stand where I longed to stand, I never forget a moment, dear, What you were to my heart and hand. Sweet wife, To my head, and heart, and hand. You never failed me at any time, Then how could I be untrue? The gold we made, the honor and fame. Are they not all for you, Sweet wife, Are thqa not all for you? Dearest I you were never half so dear, Nor half so fair In the past. Wh...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 30 August 1884

-The eperim t of ostrich farmin In Florida has proved a fallure.-C G h cage Tams. ti -Yaller Do and Raw Doltg are the names of two little towns south of Hepp. nr, Oregon. i1 -Telegraph wires were recently a worked from Chicago to London- 7.000 miles.- C~icsgorourinl. -A Raptist lady in Texas devotes to d the Lord's cause all he eggs laid by v her hens on Sunday.-Chicago Tribune. ii -"J am so much in sympathy with 8 nature," remarked a young Gusher to b a lady friend, as be plked a bunch of tJ grass in the Seventh ward park. "Yes," she replied; "all shades of 1 green do harmonize." Gusher says he f can't imagine what she was driving at- e -Peck's &u. a -Maggie Lee, a "magnetic girl," fi gave a performance in Frankfort, Ky., t the other night, in presence of Proctor I Knott and a large audience. A man weighiang 226 poundsat in a chair, and c she easily lifted him and the chair by c touching the chair with the tip of her v linger.-Louisvile Courier Journal. -A painful episode of d...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 30 August 1884

O~s~f I - Ege Etar Qrtoniide. The til'UP.DAY, AUGU:I' 3), 1884. !,f the _ - . ' SoInth b lcaa urrinoa, $4 A VYa., is ADvAsr. day, A - aour g_ tPJrdicisl Adwriurement. must be aid the cor for it advUne., o the will b diucatilx The f aoter thelr is. rti a. rThe __-__--I I the co. AGEN'TI'. BRev. N Ms. A. A. Gootlwis, of Alexandria. in {ee. an anthorizi agent f the t(' IrI)s ICL ad . will oolutraot for adverti.emru nts and re- i Geo. J seive snbscriltion».rm Meunrs. ecCIk'i & Bait.. of Mon"t"m- dr(m Ory, are our atthorizd i agents. J. M. Pickel IOCAI, I)OTS. W.D Hot, hotter, hottest--wbew! presid colleg Passenger tratfi on the Morgan this at railroad, from Alex andria to New tion. Orleans, was resumed on Monday Iev. I last. ladies One of the singularities of this and o parish is that there is not a man or of vie women within its limits who was urday born in Grant. parish. We Services at the Hineston camp Grant meeting ground in ltapides parish land will commence on Friday, the 1...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 6 September 1884

THE COLFAX CHNI mocLati rnal, bb to Total ant intral dbts, ,itaitr r t. i."" VOL. VII. COLFAX, GRANT PARISH, LA., SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 1884.V V NO. 43. THE GOLFAX OHRONIOLE, Rs&ih.d beler de&tuaia, at (:ollax, (grant Parrish, La., -sl·--- I3"_ OC- G).OODYP $DITOR as PBOPBIFTOR. 3.521iyg O, 5(IMCBIPTI ON. 4) bo,. ofar pee.. ..... .... e$150 jD· eop. six eye a...... 75 $ix o pie, one To. ................ 7 :W Yablo invariably is advace.. AUTO OF ADVZXTISAIZG. Fires ltpsti r oharje.I doable pr .. P t. 11L ls.. 3. m fI T 1 inch... 1 i 30 60 0Q 9< 9ilasees.p x . 975 6 9 9 7t" 3 oe60em. 3 30 5 7 127OlJ 40 flinches. a 0 1 6 8 b 404 5 ineie. 2 4 7 1U 5so2O beolum 4 S S 17 30 S 9Sl· 0 b0 0 00 .! 1:" "Wleemses t-4 per yquare ft t Antd 1i240o"; eaeh aabaequemt pubS... tion 60 oasts per square. Btrief commicatinus uparm 'eb)eoSm 0. ri'bie inteeset sol1iited. but no MttOpti, will me peid to aaatyonea wrlitrs. AdAreas: CURarumfSi Colfax. L*. PROFE8SIONAL OCMRD . Jpe. C. WWZaLW . C. A...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 6 September 1884

THE CHRONICLE. COLFAX. , . LOUISIANA. A MICHIGAN WRECK Stir up the fire and make It bright. You want, my lade, a story true: I took a cruise one Summer night On Michigaa's waters blue. The wind was fair upon the lake, The moon lit up the cheery deck. When up the Captain sprang and spako: "Bring to tbeblp! A wreckt!a wres!" "Let down the 11Hsbeas, beertks, allt Work with awill!" the Captain said. "Ho! Ship hboy!" rang out his call; The wreck was slieat as the dead. All eyes werestrained acrossm the wave, The mastlese bulk was drawing near. No voice from out that floating grave, The Captaa's cheek was pale with fear. It rose between us and the sky. Its guawale blotted out the stars, Acros our bow it floated by, It barely gramed the boom aad pars. "Keep her in sight!" the Captain said: "And folsar eaose upeon hbar wake!" With topsail, lib and mainsail agread, We bounded o'er the billowy lake. Ah, then we prayed for morning light, Re sb heart was itted with fear and dread, As, thsough t...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 6 September 1884

. I.C. LLAm.US. -Mr. A. W. Harmon. of Savannah, Ga., has a team of gray horses which the has taken the one hundredth bridal hub couple to the nuptial ceemonies. ha -Six-shooters have superseded bells nei at Dallas, Tex., as fire alarms. Over me two hundred shots were ired on the six occasion of a recent blase.-Chicago bu Times. hi! -Sponge vessels returning to Ke) w West report an excellent supply. The f sponges average larger than usual, and ba the cargoes In this instance are are con-. e sidered to be the best ever brought into wi a Florida port.-Piladelphia Preas. de -It is estimated that o,000,000 sheen have been killed by the drought all over Australia this season, with a pro portionate loss in cattle and horses. Ir. one part of Queensland no rain except ing a passang shower has fallen for an seventeen months. th -The Army and Navy Journal says: de "The ofoers at West Point are un doubtedly put to much inconvenience nil in endeavoring to attend to their regu- ov lar duties and ...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 6 September 1884

hrt G lffa @bronitle. SA I'Cl i-tY., SEPT. 6, 1884 , .t ;ucu ro... 1.. 12 A YIA.ltI ADVANr .. [t.I"Jdicial .ldrertiseusnts must be paid fo" is ndrasom. or thry will be dieceamnted alter the first unertion. ~ - -- -- '. _ AG(ENTS. \in. A. A. Gooi,wus, of Alexandria, is an asthbori edl age)Y+ of thuCHRONICLK, and will ontla,tt fr advertisements and re ceive snibsre iption . Melars. .alctu uO & BRo.. of Montgo.in ery. are our authorized agents. IOCA I, DOTS. Miss Calhe Tirmker, of Natchitoches, is spedilig a wtek in Colfax as the guest of Mlr4. C. H. Teal. Mr. Geo Audie "he happy "pa rieut" of a little daughter, who made her appearance on the 29th of August. Ztch White, colored, who brought the first bile of new cotton into Col fax last year, again claims that dis trinction. We extend our heart-felt sympathy to Mr 8. C. Curry for the loso of his infant daughter, and Mr. Phil Hebert for the loss of his wife. e Work on Capt. Teal's Cane river packet is progressing rapidly, and h...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 13 September 1884

THE COL FAX - VO L g oaurn, taNbcrb to P ota1 an enicrat eAs, fitcratue, ScieTct, 1gri.INture, ( tc. VOL. VII.I COLFAX, GRANT PARISH, LA., SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1884. INO. 4 THE COLFAX CHRONICLE, Published Lvery Saturday, at Colfax, Grant Parish, La., -BY E_ G. GiOOZ)WYN, EDITOR sad PROPRIETOR. TERMS OF SUBBCRIPTION. One copy, one year.................$1 50 One copy, six months............... 75 btix 0lra6. one year ................ 7 50 Payable invariably in advance. --I .ATES OF ADVERTIBING. First iuserti e; oharged double pr .e PAOf. It. t1. Sus. 3 . bm. I r. I inch.. 50 1 2 90 3 00 00 9 00 2 inches. 1 o 2 2. 3 7 5 25 9 so 15 7: 3 inches. 1 50 300 5 00 7 5 112 0ý 23 50 4iucls.200 3j 65 8 7515 01 2525 5 inches. 2 4 t- 7 0110 0016 50 30 00 1 col u m 450 8 00 2 5017 50 305 52 0' : *U*4 O 15 25 0 00 5o 0 0 o00 .A :. advertleement'.:1 per square fo r first insertion; each subsequent publica tton 50 cents per square. Brief eommnnications upon subje ct o. public interest solicited, bu...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 13 September 1884

THE CHRONICLE. COLFAX. -- LOUISIANA. "1 MEAN TO WAIT FOR JACK." A LESSON FOR LOVERS. Sweet Kate at Wyndham's Dairy, and Jack of Oldham Mill O, long they woo'd and fond they coo'd, a faithful Jack and Jill! But times were bad for lass and lad, and sadly both confess'd 'Twas not the thing to buy the ring before they'd lined the nest. "Courage. lad!" said Katie. "Yes we'll have to wait; But though, my dear, it's twenty year, I'll take no other mate." But England wanted Jacky, for war was in the air. And arms more grim were presa'd on him than Katie's bonny pair. Ho all through psain. in rough campaign, he chii,ed bold Mossoo And fired his gun and made him run like fun at Waterloo. When the lads came round her, Katie bade them peck; Thete's girls enough for you to woo; "I mean to walt for Jack." The gray in Katie's ringlets were mingling with the brown, When bump-a-thump, an eager stump came pegging through the town. "It's me, you see, come back," says he, "ex cept a leg or so' And safe...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 13 September 1884

SI idil lli SCHOOL ANl CRltUCL. ---The Gospel is preached in each of the forty provincesof China. -An academy to teach the Aztec ng e habeen started in the City --The Catholic Bishop of Albany has issued an order that the church picnic in his diocese shall give up the revelry and the pecuniary prollit of liquor sales, including lager beer. The church will not have any such revenue, he says. 4Abany (N. Y.) Journal. -The number of scholars enrolled in the Sunday-schools in this country is estimated at 9,000,000, one-third of whom are adults, being 6,000,000 children. It is estimated that in a pop ulation of 57,000,000, at least 12,000,000 are children. This leaves 6.000,000 children who have no Sunday-School connection. --C eago Times. -A Chicago schoolmaster is teach Ing type writng to the volunteer pupils of his two upper classes and claims that the experiment is successful Two hours a week are devoted to the type writer b each member of a class of. twenty- ve.-Ctiego Herald. -Twelv...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Colfax chronicle. — 13 September 1884

SR 'UPRI)D.Y, SEP1'. 13, 1884 Ii S-- p: 8Birae rrIoTI ,. 5i..U A a ttt. IN A VANL'. t. V, "'JAiJdi4ia .Adrertitmentr must be paid V. for in adewesc, or they wioU be disconlinued V alter the first insertion. M AGENTS. N Ma. A. . Goo(,wls, of Alexandria, is V: an authorized agent of thet CIaoN ICL, an d will contrleWt for advertisements and re ceive nllsnlritions. Moersr. Mc Crs & Ban.. of Montgow l ery, are oar anthrize-d agents. A LOCAL, DOTS. Lawyers plentiful. locals scarce. 74 Bar fish are biting freely at the 4 mouth of Cane river, and our anglers are h:mving rare sport. C While' practicing for the tourna meet to be held in Colfax on the 25th int., Mn H. B Faraldo was thrown from his horse and severely, though it is hoped not seriously, hurt. We learn that for the last three a weeks flax has prevailed to a oonsid- h erable extent among the children in a the pine woods east of Colfax. Last s week Mr. Henry Pruett lost two E children, and on Tuesday last Mr. Pony Carr lost h...

Publication Title: Colfax Chronicle, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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