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THE TENSAS GAZETTE
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NEW SERIES VOL. XXIII. ST' JOSEPH, LA., FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 1913. NUMBER2.
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MELISSA WOULD LIKE TO I "'
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"Yon seem thoughtful this evening. Y
Melassa," remarked Mrs. Merriwid's a
maternal maiden aunt Jane, looking he
at her niece over the rime of the ai
spectacles that she wore in the priv- el
acy of family life. t
Mrs. Merriwid stopped frowning at to
a far corner of the room and laughed. tl
"'I get that way about every so often, Y
dearie," she replied. "Sometimes, a
oftener still. Just now I was thinking i
of Mr. Pikestaff. He's been making sa
his intentions quite plain and I was h,
trying to frame up a few well-chosen w
words for use when needed." bi
"To what effect?" inquired Ault nt
Jane, with interest. ti
"I really can't say what the effect hi
will be," said Mrs Merriwid. "I hope ic
it won't shatter the windows, but Mr. a
Pikestaff has a theory that language al
was given us to express our feelings, I
and they tell me that some of his le
candid opinions are calculated to pre- al
cipitate a heavy rainfall. He's a man
of decided views.
"He impresses me as being very J1
genuine," Aunt Jane observed. 44
"As genuine as mud pie," agreed tl
Mrs. Merriwid. "A downright, out
spoken, homespun, frank rhinestone w
in the rough. There are no frills about p]
Mr. Pikestaff. Nothing namby-pamby M
or wishy-washy. He believes in giving m
things their proper names-with a te
few qualifying adjectives thrown in. -
If he doesn't agree with you, he'll sj
take the liberty of telling you so, and oi
if you don't like it, you can do the cc
other thing." fc
"I can't help thinking that sincerity G
is an admirable quality," Aunt Jane w
"Not in a husband at least, dearie," ti
said Mrs. Merriwid. "What married ye
an M '
"I'm a Plain Man. Mrs. Merrlwid.
"I'm a plain Man.
ife calls for is diplomacy, and dl
plomacy with its coat on at that.
When a man gets to speaking his
mind to his wife, he generally winds
up by bellowing it, and then there's
all kinds of trouble. Poor dear Henry
Merriwid got to be perfectly sincere
with me at one period of our happy
life together. I remember one tinmb
I asked him what he thought of a new
dress I had just put on.
"'My dear,' said poor Henry, 'I
wont attempt to deceive you. I think
it's the sloppiest looking thing, the
most unbecoming, botchy, skew-geed
waste of material I ever saw in my
life. The color makes me sick, and
the trimming gives me a pain in the
back of the neck. It looks as if it
had been designed by a cross-eyed
house painter, suffering from delirium
tremens, and put together by a sail
maker's apprentice with a sore thumb.
What is it-a masquerade costume? "
"What did you say?" inquired Aunt
"I said I was very sorry he didn't
seem to like it because it was going
to lower his bank account seventy-five
dollars," replied Mrs. Merriwid. "It
was the most devilishly cruel thing I
could think of at the moment. But
I cured poor Henry of plain speaking
before it got to be very much of a
habit with him.
"No," Mrs. Merriwld resumed, "I
think most of your fine, rugged, bluff,
straightforward men, with no shilly
shallying nonsense about them, need
a plain, hearty, straightforward kick
ing. The trouble with them generally
is that they're too big. It takes a big
man to tell people the Uavarnished,
unsweetened truth about themselves,
and get away with it. A fine, full
bodied man like Mr. Pikestaff, for ex
ample, with a rollection of good, bon
est Anglo-Saxon language.
"I suppose there are moments in
every married woman's life when she
realises that her husband's behavior
is foolish." Mrs. Merriwid went oe
"He may, on-some o'eim , set If't
a bog or a cqr, but believe me, nus
It doesn't do any good to tell hism s
You'll get better results by letting
him suppose that in your estimation
he's about the wisest, most generous
and noble specimen of humanity that
ever happened, because, as a general
thing, his vanity will make him try
to sustain your delusion-and that lit
tie old rule goes double every time
You see, dearie, a man may act like
a hog and not be a bho, and a woman
may act like a fool and yet have coa
siderable sense tucked away under
her puffs. Anglo-Saxon is all right
when it isn't Billingagate, but some
bull-necked, big-mouthed gentlemer
never seem to get wise to the distino
tion If I pay twenty-fie dollars for I
hat, I don't want the partner of my
joy and sorrows to tell me that it's
a piece of silly, wanton extravagance
and that I'm not fit to be trusted with
money any more than a rabbit If be
lets out a long, low whistle, that's
about as far as he has any right t.
"I agree with you there." said AAnl
Jane; "but surely Mr. Pikestatf ha
lnot presumed to use any language of
that nature to you."
"Not directly," replied Mrs. Merr
wid. "I imagine he means to be com
plimentary to me. 'I'm a plain man, 1
Mrs. Merriwid,' he told me, 'and you 1
mustn't expect any soft soap and but
ter from me. I say what I mean and i
mean what I say, and don't believe in I
splitting hairs; and I tell you right
out and to your face that you're al
confounded smart woman, and a con- -
founded good looking woman, by
George! You know what's what and f
who's who, and I don't make any -
bones of saying so. There ain't any
two ways about it. ou're smart and 1
you're good looking, sad it any I
tells me any different, I'l tll hm
that he's a liar. I don't slooth it
over. I'm not mealy mouthed Mb.
some folks. I mean that he's a lar
and I say that he's a liar, and thatw J
all there is about it.' .
"That does seem campimentar,"
said Aunt Jane. "But what do yen
think you'll say to hi when he actu
"I was considerMng that when yon
disregarded the signaI and collidod
with my train of tbohelht" Mrs. Merr Ti
wid answered. "I sha say, 'Mr. Pke
staff, I'm a plain, blunt woman ad
I'm not going to be mealy mouthed o as
finicking with you. I think that
you're a big, whopperjawer, pig-head
ed, sty-bred aggregatieo of nisy bluff
and bunk, sad I gqoldd't marry you
if you were eightee~ mat gold plated
and the last chance I had on earth.'"
"Oh, you. wouldn't say that, my
dear," remonstrated Aunt Jame.
Mrs. Merriwid sighed. "No," she
admitted, "I don't suppose I would. I
expect I shall tell him that I deeply
appreciate the high honor that he has
paid me, but I feel that I am unworthy
of it and cannot consent to the ata
riice that I know he would be making
If he married me, and trusting to e-'
tain his friendship sad eateem, I r
main-and it won't bo necessary for
him to remaina.
"But the ether is what I'd loe to
say," added Mrs. Merrdwid vidout.
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la and the ehimenase.
TENSAS PARisW DIRECT6RY.
Clerk of Court-Josepb Curry. ch
Assessor-A. Boodurant. chr
Treasurer-W. M. Davidson. fir
Parish Surveyor-John Johnaon. ch
Game Warden-Charles Johnston. th_
Coroner-Dr. J. G. Lilly. nil
Health Officer-Dr. L. A. Murdpok.
Members House Representatives- nu
John Murdoch and S. W. Martian. sel
Members Police Jury.
First Ward-F. I. Guthrie, Notnac By
Second Ward-John D. Fultz. New
Third Ward-F. H. Curry, St Jo
Fourth Ward-Robert B. Lynch,
Fifth Ward-B. F. cVay, Ashwood.
° Sittb Ward--oils T. Hnter. Wa~
Seventh Ward--W. A. R]egibt,
Clayton P. A.
Clerk--R. H. Whitney, St. Joseph. f,
The Police Jury for Tenses parish
mt eets first Monday in March, June,
j July, October and December, at St be
r Joseph. at 12 o'clock m.
I School Board.
* First Ward--M. W. Bland, Point 15.
Second Ward-Robert Y. Newell, to
Third pard-W. J. Steen, St. Jo
Fourth Ward-P. C. Smith. Delta
Fifth Ward-J. C. Ellis.
' Sixth Ward-W. D. A. Gorton, Wa
Seventh Ward-D. F. ,Miller, Gold- fir
man P. O.
Secretary School Board and Super- on
Intendant Paueatlon - Thomas M.
s Magistrates and Constatble
J First Ward - Magistrate, M. W.
Bland, Point Pleasant; constable,
N. qecond Ward-Magistrate, Louis
n, Pr.t$ner. Newellton; ojptable, L. K.
ua Ftz.ft Newellton.
t Third Ward - Magistrate. E. '.
d Newell. St. Joseph; constable, John
SIt. Smitha, St. Joseph.
It Feurtb Ward-Magistrate, B. Y.
a Berry, Delta Bridge; constable,
7 Fifth Ward-Magishtrate. D. H.
d O'Kelley, Ashwood; constable, -
Y7 Sxth Ward-Magistrate. 'J, . Se.
d man, Waterproof; constable, John D.
P Shelton. Waterproof.
Seventh Ward-Ma trate, E. D.
'lembers Pgrils Democratic Exeaw
First Ward--R. W. Newell. Newell
ton: F. L. Guthrle. Notnac P. O.
Second Ward--Louis Buckner, New
ell*on: P. Y. Newell. Newellton.
Third Ward-A. E. Green, St Jo
senh: Louis Buckner Jr., St. Joseph.
Fort'th Ward--R. B. aynch. New
Licht: P. ,C. Smith, Delta Bridge.
Fifth Ward-D. H. O'Kelley. Ash
wood; B. F. McVay, Ashwood.
Sixth Ward--G. C.'Goldman, Gold
man P. 0.; Allan Shelton, Waterproet.
Seventh Ward-D. F. Miller. Gold
man: E. I. Coleman, Highland.
At Large-Joseph Curry, St. Jo
senb: W. M. Davidson. St. Joseb:
John Hughes,. St. Yoseph: Dr. K. B.
McMillan, Point Pleasant; John Mug
District Judge-John 'Dale, Vidalta.
District Attorney-Abner L. Grees,
Terms of Court-The terms of the
District Court in the perish oat Tesas
are hereby fixed as follows, to.wit:
, Jury Terms--Third MeLonday ito
t April and October.
Civil Tersa--Thr4e Modays a
SJathnary, Fe m . March, May, Jne,
SJuly, Novem an Deemrab.
Town of St. Jeph
. Mayor-W-. i. M.Da es.
Clerk-Abner La Bree.
i Town Treaasuer-La. H. W tamW.
I Aldermen - Joseph Curry, . .
SYoung, Louis Bckner Jr.,
SLevy, E. J. Walton.
1 Board meets ret M y Into ach
r month at office of the mayor.
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Rev. P. H. Fontalne. pastor IM. .
church, holds services at Wesley
chapel on morning and afternoon of
first Sunday, and at the Union
church, St. Joseph, on the night of
the first Sunday, and morning sad
night of the third Sunday.
Rev. Pather Degnan of Vidalia ays
mass at the Catholic chapel, St. Jo
aeph, once a month, following an
Synopsis of Gai Laws-Open Sea.
1. Doves-From September 1 to
2. Weed or Bummer Da di-ep
tekber 1 to March 1.
STeeal Ducks-September 15 to
4. River Du em-October 1 to
6. Coots or Poule D'eau--Octber
1 to iareh 15.
5 Geese or Brant-October 1 to
7. 8nlwe-September 15 to April 1.
8. Turkey (cocks only)-Novem
ber I to April 1'.
9. Quail-November 16 to March
10. Robins-November 15 to March
11. Deer (bucks -only)-October 1
to January 1.
Limit of Bags In a Day:
15 of all other game birds.
s bucks, and not more than five tn
F. & A. M.
Masonic lodge meets at Neweliton
Masonic lodge meets at St. Joseph
on second Tuesday.
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