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THE TENSAS GAZETTE
Gazette Publishing Company, Ltd. Official Paper of the Parish of Tens School Board and Fifth Louisiana Le District Ann
1:11 SERIES.MOL. XXII ST. .IOMEIII, LOUISIANA, FRID)AY, NOVEMBER 1. 1913 NMBE
TENBAS PARISH DIRECTORY.
(Clerk of Court-Joseph Curry.
Tr.asurer-W. Mi. Davidson.
Parsh Surveyor-John Johnson.
GaRme Warden-Charles Johnston.
Coroner -Dr. J. G. Lilly.
tHe1ith Officer-Dr. L. A. Murdock.
Mermbers House Representatives-
` John Niurdoch and S. W. Martlen.
Members Police Jury.
First Ward-F. L. Guthrie, Notnac
Second Ward-John D. Fultz, New
Third Ward-F. IH. Curry. St Jo
Fnirlh Ward-Robert B. Lynch,
Fifth Ward-R. F. McVay. Ashwood
Sixth Ward--Louts T. Hunter, Wa
Seventh Ward-Wm. A. Register.
Clacton P. O.
Clerk--R. H. Whitney. St. Joseph.
The Police Jury for Tensas parish
meets first Monday in March. Jun-·
July. October and December. at St
Joseph. at 12 o'clock m.
First Ward-M. W. Bland. Point
Second Ward-Robert Y. Newell,
Third Ward-W. J. Steen. St. Jo
Fourth Ward-P. C. Smith. Del:a
Fifth Ward-J. C Ellis.
Sixth Ward-W. D. A. Gorton. Wa
Seventh Ward-D. F. Miller. Gold
man P. O.
Secretary School Board and Super
intendent Education - Thomas M.
Magistrates and Constables.
First Ward - Magistrate. M. W.
Bland, Point Pleasant; constable,
Second Ward-Magistrate. TLouis
Wtrkner. Newellton; constable. L. K.
Third Ward - Magistrate. E. l*
Newell. St. Joseph: constable. John
R. Smitha, St. .TJosenb.
Fourth Ward-Magistrate. B. Y.
Berry, Delta Bridge; constable,
Fifth Ward-Magistrate. D. 1H.
(YKelleyv. Ashwood: constable,.
ixth Ward-Magistrate. J. H Sea
man. Waterproof: constable, John I)
Seventh Ward-Magistrate, E. I).
Colemsn; constable, -
Members Parish Democratic Execu
First Ward--R. W. Newell. Newell
ton: F. L. Guthrie, Nottfac P. O.
Second Ward-Louis Buckner, New
ellton: R. Y. Newell. Newellton.
Third Ward-A. E. Green, St. Jo
seph: T.oula Buckner Jr., St. Joseph.
Fourth Ward-Ri. B. Lynch, Neu
Light: P. C. Smith, Delta Bridge.
Fifth Ward-D. IT. O'Kellev, Ash
wood: B. F. McVay. Ashwood.
Sixth Ward-G. C. Goldman, Gold
man P. 0.: Allan Shelton. Waterproof.
Seventh Ward-D. F. Miller. Gold
man; E. D. Coleman, Highland.
At TUnrge-Joseph Curry. St. Jo
seph W. M. Davidson, St. Joseph:
John Hughes. St. Joseph: Dr. K. B.
McMillan. Point Pleasant: John Mur
District Judge-John Dale, Vidalia
District Attorney-Abner E. Green.
Terms of Court-The terms of the
District Court in the parish of Tensas
are hereby fixed as follows, tswit:
Jury Terms-Third Mondays in
April and October.
Clvil Terms-Third Mondays in
January. February, March. May, June
July, November and December.
Town of St. Joseph.
Mayor-W. M. Davidson.
Clerk--Abner E. Green.
Town Treasurer-R. H. Whitney.
Aldermen - Joseph Curry, B F.
Young. TLouls Buwkner Jr.. Oscar
Levy, E. J. Waltor..
Board meets first Tuesday in each
month at affice of the mayor.
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RY. Relglous Notices.
Rev. W. S. Henry, pastor M. l
church, holds services at Wesley
chapel on morning and afternoon of
first Sunday, and at the Union
n. church, St. Joseph, on the night of
on. the first Sunday and morning and
night of the third Sunday.
dock. Rev. Father Degnan of Vidalia ays
res-- mass at the Catholic chapel, St Jo
n. seph. once a month, following an
)tnac Synopsis of Game Laws-Open Sea
Aw- 1. Doves-From September 1 to
- Jo . Wood or Summer Dcka-Sep
tornber 1 to March 1.
rnch, 1. Teal Ducks-September 15 to
rood 4. River Ducks--October 1 to
Wa- March 15.
5. Conots or Poule D'ean-October
ster. 1 to March 15.
6. Geese or Brant-October I to
ph. '.larch 15.
irish Snipne-September 19 to April 1.
Fun R. Turkey (cocks only)-Novem
t her 1 to April 15.
9. Quall-November 15 to March
10. Robins-November 15 to March
11. Deer (bucks only)-October 1
well, to January 1.
Limit of Bags in a Day: a
Jo- 25 ducks. k
15 of all other game birds.
e1l a 2 bucks,.and not more than five in a
Wa- F. A. M. a
Masonic lodge meets at Newellton
,old- first Wednesday. n
Masonic lodge meeta at St. Joseph e
iper- on second Tuesday.
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Now for r
Y KENNIE T
MELISSA RECOGNIZES INSUPERA
Mrs. Merriwid's maternal maiden
Aunt Jane wore her real rose coral
necklace, a pink waist and a myste
rious smile, the latter adornment be
ing assumed when Mrs. Merriwid ex
pressed her admiration of the general
"The rate at which you're improv
ing makes my head swim," declared
Mrs. Merriwid. "You'll be tottering
around in a hobble the next thing I
"I don't think that you need feel any
anxiety on that score, my dear," sail
Aunt Jane. "I have always been
brought up to consider the petticoat
an indispensable adjunct of feminine
attire, and bloomers as an infringe
ment on that appeitaining to the oth
"Dear me!" remarked Mrs. Merri
"Mr. Chubb will be here this after
noon, Melissa," observed Aunt Jane
in a casual manner, as she shifted her
Mrs. Merriwid opened her eyes wide
and became alarmingly rigid. "Here
-this-afternoon!" she exclaimed.
"Why, I told him distinctly that I was
going to the matinee. I told you that
I had reasons for staying at home,
dearie. Surely you remember. When
did he tell you he was coming?"
Aunt Jane's face approximated the
color of the coral necklace "He tele
phoned about an hour ago," she re
Aunt Jane Wore Her Coral Necklace
plied. "I didn't want to disturb you
about it so I said you would be very
glad to see bhm. I thought you liked
"I'm crazy about him," said Mrs.
Merriwid, dryly. "I think he's the
sweetest thing that ever brushed
three strands of hair across a bald
spot; still, I'm afraid he'll be disap
pointed if he expects to see me this
afternoon. Me for the impenetrable
recesses of the tangled woods. I'll
let you console him for my absence,
dearie, and you can blame yourself."
Aunt Jane's eyes lost their usually
mild expression and she jabbed her
needle into her work with some
viciousness. "Thank you, my dear,"
she said. "At the same time I don't
regard the society of a well-informed
and gentlemanly man as an infliction,
however you may feel about it, and I
may add, my love, that it seems to me
unladylike to make personal remarks.
Even if Mr. Chubb were bald-which
he is not-It would be no reflection
"I didn't say it was shiny enough to
reflect," said Mrs. Merriwid.
'And intellectual men nearly always
have a tendency to baldness," pursued
Aunt Jane. "There was Julius Caesar,
and-and Mr. Rockefeller."
"They're generally smooth people
on top." admitted Mrs. Merriwid.
"You talk nonsense," snapped Aunt
Jane. "If being bald is a crime it's
strange that they have to keep bar
bers in prisons to cut the convicts'
hair. You ought to get a Skye terrier
if you're so fond of things that look
like door-mats. I suppose that's what
you find so attractive in Mr. Victor."
"I wonder if that 1. it," said Mrs.
Merriwid, dreamily, "or whether it'.
because Mr. Victor hasn't dimpled
knees? Honest, Auntie, dear, don't
you think dimpled knees on a male~
person over seven have a tendency to
destroy the spirit of romance?"
"Melissa," said Aunt Jane with
spirit, "if you talk like that I shall
leave the room."
TMPlease excuse me, dearte," beged
Mrs Merrdwid. ¶ wonldn't say any'
RA. thing to embarrass you for worlds, -
tentionally. But you know, Aunt e,
that nobody loves a fat man."
den "He's not fat," said Aunt Jane.
oral "He is't a dissipated person. 1 should
ste- imagine. and consequently he hasn't
be been reduced to skin and bones like
ex- some gentlemen I could name. He
eral may be inclined to portliness, but that
only proves that he has a good appe
rov- tite and sleeps well. I like to see a
Lred man comfortably stout"
ring "You've got a treat in store for this
ig I afternoon, then." remarked Mrs. Mer
any "Stout people have their feelings."
said said Aunt Jane.
een j "Still. I'm afraid that I can never
-oat learn to love him." Mrs. Merriwid
line persisted. "It isn't only that I ache
age- to push him over with my finger to
oth- see if he won't roll right side up
again; it's not merely the fact that
arri- he wears those double thick convex
spectacles that give him a somewhat
'ter- pop-eyed effect of looking into my
ane strictly private soul, and I could over
her look his regular habits and his side
whiskers; poor dear Henry Merriwid
ride had both side whiskers and regular
Lere habits. What keeps me from hiding
ned. my blushing face in his shirt bosom
was and murmuring a bashful consent is
hat his delusion that he has a rather nifty
me, tenor voice." I
hen Aunt Jane looked at her niece queer
ly. "There's something else, isn't
the there, my dear?" she asked.
ele- "I haven't given the matter a great
re- deal of thougnt," replied Mrs. Merrl.
i i I I I P
lace, a Pink Waist and a Mysterious Smile.
you wid serenely. "There might be, of
ked "It occurs to me, my love, that his
not asking you might be a considera
frs. tion," suggested Aunt Jane, in a shaky
the voice. "You might find the further
bed fact that he has no idea of asking you
aid something in the nature of an insuper
&p- able bar. You see, Melissa, dear, it is
his highly probable that you have mis
ble construed the purpose of Mr. Chubb's
I'll rather frequent visits here, and that,
ice, however attractive you may be to
If. some gentlemen, there are other gen
Ily tlemen who-who-who -oo- -"
her Aunt Jane snatched the little lace
mre handkerchief from her belt, pressed it
m't to her eyes and started for the door,
ned her shoulders shaking with emotion.
oe but before her hand could touch the
on, knob her niece had her in an embrace
d I from which there was no escape.
'ke. "Auntle!" cried Mrs. Merrlwid.
ich "Look at me! You don't mean to tell a
ion, me that--Oh, you dear thing' Auntie,
if I had had the faintest idea in the
world that-You know I didn't mean
anything by what I said, and I think
he's a darling and as sweet and low
ied able as he can be. Dearie, please!
a Here I'm going to shake you. Tell
me, has he actually proposed?"
___ Aunt Jane giggled a little hysterli
ally. "H s-he has intimated-that he
unt will this afternoon," she stammered.
It's "Heaven forgive you, you've broken
mar- my heart!" Mrs. Merrfwid laughed
;ts' delightedly. "You perfidious things'
Icr Here I've been thinking all alomg that
sk I had a chance, and now-Ok, Auntie
bat iAuntle! Now you can run along an
Sbathe your eyes and pretty 'up an
:rs. I'll be out of the house inside of tco
led "You-you're sure you don't mir'
n't Melissa?" said Aunt Jane, anxiouel.
ale Mrs. Merriwid kissed her fervently
to and reassuringly and then, taking her
by the shoulders, turned her out of
ith the room and apostrophised the elee
"Well, wouldn't that agitate yeaf"
red she said.
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