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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Louisiana capitolian. — 11 November 1880

,w AETrAvRtE PubIahor. OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE PN0' SI I i i VOL. 2. BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 188 .. ATTORNEYS. S~ 1V. ()IA'E, Arrnhuav Ar LAw iud 1.* Notary Pblile, Port Allen, West l11ton iRuag t, L':. Spc hd..'l altmtkhnli given Ilo thu crl "lll tei ofi l'ld o u ntsIII,, taking felsti o ll IIIndItr ln mbl' in. 111iIl m nil, oth,,r Iu t|t|"rI rVquiilg tlhI *tntihtun of ino AI torlli' or Nota' in tihe pariah of W,.t lihton 1.ag,'. ' upr'l v2nln3 J( II,.LA N(, A'rroIcNvY ANDCOUNMKI.oII I At Law, Ionhinsonvillo, I,a. Will prac tio in alI the collrts of thl Mtatl of Lonulilana. ' I Il( )O . II. i ) I' IC HEE, A'n 'ou~R I nand Iunulor at Law. Uinice--No. I, Piko's lIGw, ;at1,, ]ang', La. W ill pI'acticl ill the Slft~ Im1iand Voderl (rnl orinl. II ElR.RON & I ECAL4E, 1 AT'OItNKYIS C IEtl OuNIAII)HO AT LAW. 0111i04 on North Ioulnvard streot, nar the wlfost ollico, I1toml Ilolgo, IIi. Will attelid to ai? law bunt. I,'4 entrIusted to theisn In thi l lnd autioin...

Publication Title: Louisiana Capitolian
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Louisiana capitolian. — 11 November 1880

LEO A E ICditor an B ne a BAT TG1'NO 11; 1881 It is aoseless to attempt to conceal t the fact that the defeat of Gen. Han cock, nms thrown confusion into the a ranks of the bmocratic party espe- I cially in 'te SontE. Hence the mul- e tiplicity of counsels voiced by, the } press. The idea that seems to have . more sapporters is the one advising i the pedtie to await developments r witli calmness, and 'if perinittod to do It so by circumstances,, to devote their t energiesJin the direction of industrial ,l pnrsuits, with a view of making the r South self-reliant by rendering it en- a tirely self-supporting. Some journals favor the. policy of strict nettrality in National politics. s Lastly, and those are thefewest, some - advaiiee' the startling opinion that. the only wise thing to be don'e is to I seek, refuge ii the Republican ranks,li the strong side at this hour. .. The last proposition is one, that ' upon due retl~4p, Sothelny of steadfast principles cannot think of adopting. ...

Publication Title: Louisiana Capitolian
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Louisiana capitolian. — 11 November 1880

I.)(.AL MATTERS. S., K. 4)." to '"S.y I,.," in another 44'I4(11114l. Fief- .1hI P'rinting done at. the (ipi t.li:nl otce1'. Call and n.e. ,1. I'. Newcoml.e, of Tl' edol , Ohio, a:lN 4 ; I have litbeen glreatly lneIlOlitted b.4 we.llrintg an Excelnior Kidney Pad, allnd would rei''comltelnd all lleronols troll l,le.l with weak kidlneys t to try it. S ll4 4v''1" ine'llmnli' t. "Why il' l girlM c1lope1 i! " is4 t liit very eni t4celnilig qlery1'' put by ii cont'emllorary. Well, there' re varn i'llus ronis, the princlilpal on41l bll'ingt hat thel girl are dispi,-hu'sed with the way their mnotihers d144 Il,l4 \Vllwork, i1andl sia41 girli have an id. In ith Il they Canl snupport Ilhnsliiln. An1il giIood many 111 I hemlil hltve' to l1do it 4till. It is lot always just to charge to the iirrl.llt of the irregularity of' the mails, Ils Ilcl)4 alller lelI11 gi'nerlly Ido, thU fail i1r..s vcxlKpe'riiencdc,!l by lublnribers to ro reive their laplters regllarly. We know ofl It llllisilhir who s...

Publication Title: Louisiana Capitolian
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Louisiana capitolian. — 11 November 1880

T he octor's Evidence. 'tw of a For the first time in its history, the in habitants of the quiet little village of wit] Elmdlale had been shocked by the di covery of a great crime in their midst. mi Seth Driscoll, it well known citizel, on a was found at early dawn, lying dead in ond his own garden. ,ghastly bullet wound in the back of his head loft no room to lqustlo1~p tl cause of his death; and any til suespl i Sý idui< was rebutted, as well by the position of the wound, as by mo the discovery of footprints loading back C and forth from near the body to the wa gardlon wall, at a point where the latter o bore evident marks of having been sealed. But the crowning discovery was that W of a plstol recently discharged, lying near the base of the wall where the oM murderers had clambered over. It was picked up by Jonas Winlock, Dr. Dri~ ' pephew, whie gave a start of surpd. Mthe sight "I know who owns n this weapon I" he exclaimed. "Who I" who?" questioned a dozeni eager voices. ...

Publication Title: Louisiana Capitolian
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Louisiana capitolian. — 13 November 1880

ý.ý ar; "}ý ý, - ", ýý fop !;ý dý I-,R.! 7 , `. .. OrflOL & L VOL. 2. AT N , R UGE , LOUT$N SAttAflA ,OIT ATTORNEYS. (I W. POPE, A'rTOISer Al' LAW alnd ". Notary Public, Port Allen, Wist Baton iGtoue, a1.. Specil attention given to the 4.(l ,'l ion of ccoullnts, taking tent'iony under colll IliiMMilii, anld to all other mutters rIollirilcZ thll at tenltiol of an Attorney or Notary in the parisll o \VWest ltaton lIonllge. japr"4 v.1 3 I- S. LANG, ArroatIr AND Cou.Nou I1. At Law, Ionahludonville, l . Will prac tice in all the courts of the State Iof Louisiana. rl1HO . 13. DUPREEI, ATONSEY U1 arlnd Counselor at Law. Otlice--No. L, Pike's Row, Iaton ]aRouge, La. Will practice in thet State Sad I'ederal Courts. U jLIRON & .13 ALiE, I.L ArTounKTs ad CouL'nrtibus Ad1' W. Offico on ,odr Btlonlvard strteet, sbar tlhe t o Balonl Rouge, La. Wall attend to *hlaw bDl. neas entntsted to thm 1n ll e ituadjoibin parishes. A. S. lherron .............. L. D. Beale. VIAVI-OT & LAMON, ...

Publication Title: Louisiana Capitolian
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Louisiana capitolian. — 13 November 1880

IS IT OAPT. KIDDIYS SHIP. A DINCOVERY T'AT hAS BET TJIE INAB ITANTS OF PUNISKILL AL AGOOG. Up in the Highlands of the Hudson, alt in -thwe shadow of and-sberg lounistain.and sight uider8t. An iony' Jose, is a traetd lanandnd tone co Ia about 4A se aores, 4ireular in abspe, called Round Island. I is flanked Ib Ions Island on the north and on the south by Peekskm Bay, wlneh is the entrance to the historical and pictu sesqle Highlands. About thirty-five years ago this island was bought by D. D. Chapin, .a mineralogist of Phil lipsburg, N. J., for what purpose no body but himself knew or appeared to care. The owner visited the island frequent ly without any companion, apparently prospecting or making some secret sur vey. He kept his own counsel and finally went away. About this time there was great excitement occasioned in New York by the public announce ment that the spot where Capt. Kidd's vessel was sunk had been discovered in the Highlands. The spot was located at the point of Dunde...

Publication Title: Louisiana Capitolian
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Louisiana capitolian. — 13 November 1880

OITY COUNCIL lOOE.CDINGS. REPO] -- GE] MAYYoR's OvIc,, CITYr o BATON ROUGE, Iburse Thursday, November 4, 1880. S mont Adjourned meeting. Colle Present-Hon. Leon Jaetremski, May 'or, and Messrs. Wax, Wieck, Grady, DWpa Gimler, McCabe and Duggan, Council men. The minutes of last meetings were read and approved. It On motion, duly seconded and adopt- repor ed, the regular order of business was opt temporarily suspended to receive a del egation of citizens, who were present, PoliI and who, through their spokesman, Mr. H. Abramson, presented the following By petition : Re CITY OF BATON Rocos, LA.,2 Poei November 3, 1880. lesse To His Honor the Mayor and MemberA of the City Council, City of Baton Rouge:. GENTLEMEN-The undersigned citi- in ti zens, residing within the corporate lim- have its of the city of Baton Rouge, engaged pricf n business and holding licenses from the Administrator of Finance, author TI izing them to pursue their various call- Drai ings in said city, respectfully repr...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Louisiana capitolian. — 13 November 1880

LEON JASTRE8M8I, ICditor and Business Manager. BATON ROUGE, NOV. 13, 1880. DEMORALIZED. It is useless to attempt to coneal *4e fact that the defeat of Gen. Han. eock, has thrown confusion iiteo <the ranks of the Democratic party espe cially in the South. Hence the mul tiplieity of counsels voiced by the press. The idea that seems to have more supporters is the one advising the people to await developments with cslmness, andl if permitted to do sobyelrcumstanoes, to devote their energies in the direction of industrial pursuits, with a view of making the South self-reliant by rendering it en tirely self-supporting. Some journals favor the policy of strict neutrality in National polities. Lastly, and those are thefewest, some advance the startling opinion t*at the only wise thing tobe done is to seek refuge in the Republican ranks, ie strong side'at this hour. 'The last proposition is one, that upon due reflection, Southern men of steadfast principles cannot think of aopti g.' * ,' ...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Louisiana capitolian. — 13 November 1880

t..... cc. t . u pito lian LOCAL MATTERS. Euesdqa'n Oldition. i District Conrt adjourned yesterday. 'rhe finest tontic in the world is the Homre Hitters. Mini May McConnell, of Baton Rouge, is one of the Assistant te'achers at Clin toun Academy. Choice fancy candies of all kinds, new and fresh, will be fonund at lucas I,it ty's on Third street. Apples, oranges, leinous, grapes, co coanuts, pieanuts, and nillits of all kinds, of the very hest t;iality anld at thei low est prices. .ist recived at L. Litty's. Owing to the exce'ssively hail weather which preva'iile'd drlirinig th greater part of last week, the' shiplelenit of cot)ton froii this plare'., on .yesterday, inolllluntelll only to 112 Ihles. VAN 'i'oNIE & CIlºnslY, Wholesale and Retail Druggisls, Toledo, (ih io, say: We have sold harge quantititis of the Excelsior Kidney PI'a, and have been surprised at the unvarying uatisfaction given by theni. Net advertisement. It is with deep regret and sorrow that we learn of the deat...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Louisiana capitolian. — 13 November 1880

TI? ANiKIThIA TOKENS. I nlwne dl y daerling'a trunk to.day, W lire till her drlrew are laid away; TI,ce Iltle, bIle robe of soft delarle, With its hAand of whit,brought baok again My own little girl,  o fil of gli e, sMeulding Impatient, boeltd my kneu T'ening teil nd ooaxilg, with sweet earsie., Iger wanunm to dIntih her "potty boo dre." 'Thle little brontle hoot oho woren that day IIe two of the lbuttons quit torn away: )IIe tlly glove of theo righta4t blid Il lying Iealdee the hlalf"wornl shoe Ilow wvll I Iretnl hnr the sunncccy dlay Nie,. luct tille other while out t play. 'li'is little white LtoullUe with fluted frill Iher ,wee,,heite , Ci cetl- IlNe eellepic Atill, ' e1111 ud eli lie t ih rulil'  ilc el11 illh glhl'. AlwIayse Ilclallingd, happy ntlll Ifren '1'1 ,e , entl lri r'lltgllg nlhbout lher brIeow . re wearingd i ,eoller (nt'rl liu neow. A de l ehu icn deelr mnell steldor shade, 'lThe e' v''Ie I little whilte hlolnrnet tlie ia mnnle .\ rseeerllt, nlothl en'flten ...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Louisiana capitolian. — 13 November 1880

The Doctor's Evidence. For the first time m its history, the in bitants of the quiet little village of dale had been shooked by the die. cry of a great crime in their midst. Seth Dr~aeoll, a well known citizen, as found at early dawn, lying dead in ' own garden. A ghastly bullet wound n the back of his head left no room to nestaon the ean of his death; and any pilion of suclide was rebutted, as well by the pesition of the wound, as by he discovery of footprints leading back and forth from near the body to the bore evident marks of having been scaled. Bat the crowning discovery was that of a pistol recently discharged, lying near the base of the wall where the murderers had clambered over. It was picked up by Jonas Wenlock, Dr. Drincoll's nephew, who gave a start of surprise at the sight "I know who owns this weapon !" he exclaimed. "Who 1" who?" questioned a dozen eager voices. "Volney Kendall," he answered. Had a thunder clap fallen upon the listeners the edbet eold.not have been m...

Publication Title: Louisiana Capitolian
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Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Louisiana capitolian. — 13 November 1880

According to a latj Mississippi stat da ute, says the N. 0. States, all ballots 01 have to be printed upon plain white oh paper of certain dimensions, with h nothing l pt the hatues of candidates, Cr etc., priTect thlre4nl &o 9miemellihi be ments such as eagles, flags, portraits, jfe etc., allowed, nor of any color. In the on Vicksburg district, in which the caan- wi didates are Chalmers, Democrat, and an Lynch, Republican, the Republican ta' tickets had on them "printers dashes," 1 by means of which they could be dis- pr tinguished from others, which was a direct violation of the law, in conse- w quence of which the election commis- T, sioners have thrown out 2029 Repub- I)1 lican votes in Warren county, thus of giving Chalmers 957 nmajority. This se works very well so far, but when sub- hn numitted to a Republican House, no at- ve tention will be paid to this Mississippi di law. i 'The English alphabet has twenty- w six letters, the French twenty-five, tio the Italian twenty, ...

Publication Title: Louisiana Capitolian
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Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Louisiana capitolian. — 16 November 1880

l 4i , ,. / '. i n '- PT lt, 1 . F,.b1uI OFFICIAL 41, AL O* THE PA'H AND .I.Y. VOL.. 2ROA NR '~~ 1: ' . VOLI,. BATON ROUGE LOITTAUEDA OVMER1 Inmmnn nm mm n l I, ,,,,,. •"" ""' L AT'ITORNEY8. 1t ('. It IM)H , £AroI4rT Al LAW. Will (.* ttilad pr~optly to all businu a intrated to, hI . iltilr' ao ConUvention Isreet, between lint Ild I' ich . streete, Baton Rouge, La. !. IN'. 114' )'1P , AnrOInKr AT LAw and C. NIl;iv lulhii-, Port Allen, Went Baton iugei, I,;l. Spl''illl attrnntinr given to the col. hIl-iil ol .nl.ii iits, tahiking tiertlnony tlnder conl lili slli, il I.h alll oither i laII tteri reqiuiring the an-it ,ll'i0n nin A t ,\nllrley or Notary lin the parIah ,it' j tl i';i- . u ! ii nt. r$e _ apiY Tv l3 t I ,. I. N (,-, ATrounIY AINDCOUIsILOR I1. , t I,,v. ililni.n)VlnvIll:, ,La. Will prac , ii.1 I l ''ll iir4 ll)ts of the HState of Loulsiana. Ir'1 l(,º. II. )DUIPREE, AIlTonr i amid I ,iii.iirn at Law. Ullle-N-o. 0,Pike's li;i, it,1ln i liuge La. Will practice iti the St.i...

Publication Title: Louisiana Capitolian
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Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Louisiana capitolian. — 16 November 1880

tti''cth ri ( tp1' Ii T h~lIt a 13 n WEST POINT. Refe rring to the Whitaker cuse, in his oflicial report,  en. Sphofield says: The fraudulent character of the outrage was fully demnonstrated witlAti twenty-four hours of its dis c ry. - Indeed thie franud wase ap. parent that.it could riot have possibly escaled almost imnnrediate detection. The investigation marde by Col. laaselle showed to all who knew the firets and were qualified to judge, that there was no ground for even the suspicion that any other cadet than Whittaker participated in or had any knowledge of the outrage. The report then reviews the pro ccediugs of the Court of Irquiry in the WlhittakeV case, arnd then thq re sult,. and wakes the followiug re marks with regard to the treatment, of colored cadets at .West oiunt in general : Every twlufil right ofColor ed cadets han been securely, gharded by the officers of the acadeh i, aid they hiave invariably bren treated .with great kindness and indulgen'ce. Their social rel...

Publication Title: Louisiana Capitolian
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Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Louisiana capitolian. — 16 November 1880

'ri aihnIp &apitolian LOCAL MATTERS. TaIlK h,,i, of a regiment is a plc-coon ,,f it self. Sll,scrilern wlie fil tl receive their I'line'rs, wIill Ileatse notify lie. 'lIei' tlel'Cremle COlurt will settle the I'nti\versity c'onltroversy next week. Owing to the inclemency of the ~':weather, veryv little cotton was shipped last week. 'The. Iry' term of the D)istri't Court meelts onI the litth of I)ete'unlr, at which tilu' uallly ecase's of importance collme la,;jo'r A. S. Ilerroe, ien. Lcon Jas tremsnki and ,Mr. iHaraey &cholfell left for New (rlloein bIy Steamer Jno. W. 'ainoe last night. laton Roultl ge is perfect except its eide walks,al. they are abauinable Mayor ,J:llsreit'ski sakes a snccessful moves lon I hat. Imo. -.V\'.lchituche I'iPdicator. 'iece c:idehr lhas become so cheap ill New Jeresey' the fines for getting drunk on chaullpacgne have redncced there to half a dollar. (hi iet, Gerber, Wholesale Hardware, Toledo,, Ohio, says:--'T e Excelsior Kid eey Pad has accom...

Publication Title: Louisiana Capitolian
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Louisiana capitolian. — 16 November 1880

TIB WILD BELL W3l11BB ADII1 A BBAVE BO. AqlUlac is suchll all oult-of-the-wsy town that no doubt manlly of the chil drlen never have h(alrd of it before. It in ill the tate of Mary land, and stands otn a littll hill Ilearl the lllmonth of Pa'ttux eot river. In the sllmmer tiule no girl orboy of AquLaseo need to go to the sashllore, For salt water flows at their f(leet IId (the 1elll salt 'breeze that swooeeps Ileet after tioet of while mails up and down the Ches peake iBay blows in the window of the holses in Aglanlco. The giotl people of Aquasco go to bed no suou af'tr supper that the whipper-will cries and t,,mnplains without one person to pity hiul, and the grunt of the bull frog is the only voice that answers the whirr nal ring of the clocks whenll they strike twelve, midnight. So it was that when in the middle of Ithe night. of the 2.5th of last Jlun, Cyrus Wallace, an Anllaseo boy, heard the churchl boll ringing, he sprang out of bed anid ran barefooted into the street. As he...

Publication Title: Louisiana Capitolian
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Louisiana capitolian. — 18 November 1880

.. , , . ·-Ti·ar AND A.;Y 0' ii 4 2. z.o. ...j..PAz.sH AND ort.. . 2 BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA, URSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, .. ' , '' ATTORN EYS. i -I .l A'TTORNEY¥. ( ('. ll11l), AroaiNRr Ar LAW. Will * itoid promptly to all busineam intrusted I hlii. ()llc oin (.wolltnetliou street, betwee 'Phi 11l n111i hnich itroete, Baton Rouge, La. '( 11 . I ') I'IC , ArrounNY Ai LAW and * N. ,, i I',ilhe, A'ort Allow, West Baton Innr,., lo. S'lcil alltnfio n given to the col ,I ifi it Onl ntnl' , tak lug tfewthlnolo under corn. 1li :I 111, 1111 I in all Ithor laittel'l requirilg the atiteiin l li,, fI' ii A tlotilnay oe Notary In the pariah it \\,1 ".Ill. n lon og. aptI4 Vrtln II I. I..A N(G Aiootwar AND Coussatos I A t I,.nvw, Dioniaidsonville, La. Will prac. I in'" ill ll inr c te of the 'tate of LoutlIsana. 'I' I IN. II. DIUPf1C EE, AiroNraT I and (,ol lnnclor at Law. Olfite-Jo. Ii, Pike's I:'w, IItan.0, lrtougo La. Will pratice in the ;',lh tat iI /d l V de,', (,mLi'ts. jl IIt, ItON & Ii HE...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Louisiana capitolian. — 18 November 1880

E~dit B neftinqu 4ingw.g x *u ' rte. is*~iar Garfield promises to evoke a policy t which will silence all the calumnies ofl the campaign. t The smoke of the battle is cleared ' away and even the bloody shirt isP seen no more upon the wall. A New York paper makes the awfit ii announcement that "a resident of S Auburn wormenfhimself into glory bb, t eating two quarts of chestnuts." 9q There is one Fusionist in the Kant t sas Senate. Be lingers in doubt whe thor it is better to fuse with the two Democrats or with the thirty-seveno .Republicans. t The Minnesota Insane Asylums at e St. Petersburg, was destroyed by fire Tuepday. It is feared that the an -.. her of inmates burned will reach fifty, t while the loss is estimated at one hundred and fifty thousand dollars. c Gov. Wiltz has appointed Judge T. I C. Mannuing, of Rapides parish, UTni, ted States Senator, to fill the vacancy | caused by the death of Hon. H. M. , Spofford, Judge Manning is one ofi the ablest men in the State, and w...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Louisiana capitolian. — 18 November 1880

LOCAL MATTERS. W\'hen the bears tear, the airit islikely to, be filled with flying hair. Baton I onge would welcome a week's visit of at good operatic or dramatic trollpto. Miss Annie Wright, of New Orleans, is visiting the family of Col. A. 8. Her run, of this city. A country paper speaks of a motor as large as a basket, with atail aslong asa piecew of twine. In making a laughing stock of your neighbor it. is well to guard against mtking ;a f tiol of yourself. Messrs. W. 11. fGoodale, ii. A. Day, (Ieo. II. Wilson and C. (ourrier were in New Orleans this week. Mr. I,. W. ewell, professor of modern language. of the State University, is on a; briel' visit to Vicksburg. l)r. J. W. Sanders and wife returned to ('linton to-day, after a brief sojourn in our milst, as the guests of Mr. Henry Jones. A town chap, who ought to know, riys the sling made by some ofthe har keepers would have knocked Uoliah bigher ltau a kite. Wio failed, through necessity, to call attentionl o Joshua Beal's new...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Louisiana capitolian. — 18 November 1880

SCaptr BpCarps rý Captain Barkec, of Danturry, owns a gun. The gllu iia smooth-boty musket of venerable patlrn. iThe Captain dbus nuot like to loan his musket, pad yet has not the strength of mind to 'refuse. As a surt of comtromise he loads the gun half full after raging it himself, and pats it in waiting for the next applicant. As may be readily imagined by the impar tial reader, the weapon is rarely borJ W od twice by the same party.' The dtlier day a man named Richards borrowed the gun to go on a hunting expedition. The Captain hesitated in his nsual way, but finally let hini ihve it and cautioned him that it was loaded. When Richards got out of town and was approaching some water where he expected to find something worth shooting, he dropped the ramrod into -thegun to ;assure him self that it was loAded. The ramrod went down but half way. Riohards give it A sharp shove, bqt it did not move any further. The charge half tilled the gun. Richards was startled, and as he thought of ...

Publication Title: Louisiana Capitolian
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