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Official Jonuial of the Parish of Vermilion. _ , . , .. "......~.............
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V.¥OL. XXXIV. ýz: ABBEVILLE, LOUISIANA,. SATURDAY, AUGUST 22, 1891.
.T.IE MERIDION AL.
PRICE OF sUBBIP'TION:
~Two Dollars a Year,
IN ADVAINCE.
,ADVERTISING RATES:
SP l. i mo. 2 mos'3 mos 6mosl9mo
Op inch.. $8 300 $ 500$ 700$ 9 00$l 00
woinch 5-50 800 10 16 O0 22'00
eains.. 750 1000 1400 .22 00 0000
l. ... 10 00150 18 0 4. . ,
il.... 1200 1800 25001 5I .0
colmn 25 00 40 00 50 90o45 0 8000
.4neeol'mnl 40 00 60 00 75 00 100 00 150 60
Local notice, per line ............... $0 10
)ue insertion, per inch oress ........ 1 00
IEk snuequent insertion........... 75
peath and marriage..itices, not exceed
Kiu Itn hues, are.pu blii1ed free. Obitu
' are chargedd at one-half rate of read
nnotices.
kinds of Job Printing neatly ,xe
ea.4d at THE SMHlIDIONAL Ofi00. 8tanbg
~-m must send money with their orders to
aývoid delay.
,ards of a personil character will be
eh.xrged double rateb,
LASTIE BROUSSARD,
Atterney iat Law
Notary Public.
Office at Abbeville, La.-Aug. 15,-91.
ATTOBYEX AT LAW.
A~lIEvyILLE, LouIs$IrA.
·Wfll practice in the United States
ourts and also; the different District
lourts of the State.
Attorney at Law,
Abbeville, Louisiana
OFFICE-v3EA COURT HOAUSZ,
August 8, 1891.
W. W. EDWARDS,
.librvi4e, La.
i ill attend to all bnsiossq in theline of
!_ lrofeesiou in Vermilion or the adjoin
ina lpariahes.
'W. B. WHI'E.
Attorney at law,
-AND--
1OTAVAY PIrSII .
ABBEVTLLE - - - L.
ROBERT P. O'BRYAN'
.Attorney at Law
LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA.
8Aee Smtih l5des Court oleose.
"WfIIIt atiae In the Parisi oQc~aieaii
~Rerm1 sad Vqrnilion. Prwimpt a-tten
qon givelh to all buninesa ititrnst8ed to hio
are april 13. 1889-ly.
E. A. MAZEIOLLE;
anGa , Sign ald OUlauntal
EIArE, PAPERHANGER
. Abbeville, La.
All work done in the. neatlit .of
.WPrkmanship.
Oct. 5, l y.
I J. M.. BEAMUXIS
.ABBEVILLE, LA.
i eostistai ly on iai.h tbresh an
General supply of Famnty. Groceries of al
i h .i aunne ad d Jarrued-G ot ftil
r nt, and Country Produce ofVcry
Sity ; and the very be branPi f
,i kes Wines ande . rs
Candies, Oaken
Ie l.ed rettfls Liquor . the drink
For cheap bargains an4 freih goods .
la~rta to he nnsurpaled+y any other
'renant L the place.
HELP BiE'1EL TRHAN A
WANTED! GOLD MINE NO
Capital needed ! Teachers, Students,
Miuaiters, Bright Men and Ladies
wanted in every Town and- County. No
-Zpdtenee needed. Uredit given if deair
ed. Be early this time and seoerc
rist :chice of exclusive teritory on
this brand New-Book.
DONT BE AN OSTRI.H ! Write
and get full iuqirmation and ;solid
facti about.
FOOTPRINTS OFP T-H7E
WORLD'S HISTORY
By Wm:n. BRYAN sad JOHN CLARKRIDPATN.
The Woi1d Cilebrated Historiase.
The Story of the Nations as told in
the brilliant deed& and grand achive
merens of the Worlds Heroes and
Heroines. A rich storehouse of His
tory, Travel, Adventure, and the world
and wonderful events of the "times
that tried men's houls." Thrilling
stories of the days of chivalry, start
lint heroic schivements of warrioris
and Crusaders. Also a vast collection
of the rarest gems of English and
-Arteriean Historical Literature., The
-most wcnderfnl New Book of to-day,
the great self-educator; just the book
the -people wstnt. Over 350 grand
Hii torical 'Illuminations, Half-Tone
Steel.; Engrsa ugs, and brilliant Oil
orlorcd Plates. Everybody fiuds it a
bonansa of soeeess. Jt sells without
asking. No Calrital no risk. Straight
business and 'big profit. Sple'ndid it
lustrated cireulare and full \particulars
sent free. Address.
A. P. FOSTER 4 CO.; DALLAS TEXAS.
W. W. EDWARDS,
Abbeville. Louisiana.
Real Estate Agent.
Buys and sells land and pays taxes for
non-residents.
Now is the time to buy the fertile lands
of the Attakapas conutry cheap, The
railroads are coming and it will soon be
too late.
The foUbwing bodies of fine lands are
offered for sale very cheap:
1. 430'acres in Vermilion parish about
10 miles southwest of Abbeville. All in a
body and partly timber and partly sea
marsh prairie. A fine winter range cattle,
very,low for cash.
2. GO arpents near Abbeville. All under
a good fence and with good cabin, well,
etc. A chofe farm ..
3. 00@ arpents on Bayon Vermilion,
about 12 mnies below XAbbeville. Fine
bayou land, .part timber and part prairie.
Cheap fqr cash.
4. s133 arpents.of choice prairie land in
Mouton's cove.
5,.40 acres of fine timber land in the
reaar of T. 8. Winston's plantation.
AUJUSTE DIUCASSE,
FANY CAKES AND FRESH
BREAD ALWAYS
ON HAND.
OrderS For Weddi*gg Cakes Promptlg
Attended To
d r Fresh Bread Delivered At Home.
Abbeville, May 2, 18*.2,
X. Y. EIRA.Y. 1. M. FIRTn Y.
Contractors & Builders.
ABBEVILLE, LA.
All kinds of carpe~lter work eiected in
a most. workman like manmier and at rea
aonable rates.
Contract work a specialty.
June 13. 1891.
For pale.
PLENDJD opening for right man. For
sale the o~ficial;jour.al of Lincoln
parish and of the .nmers' union. In a
-very prosperooa ueitiel. Good reasone
for wishing to sael. .JAdnre Progressive
Age,,.Ruston.La. J"ane 1,-tf.
N tl- tIce.
SThei'n~lie i hhreby notified that
.my wi(e EUzaletbh Perry, baving,
tibaudone~f my] doci.l withdbbh a.ay
just c.en"i,-r- pi ;easo', r will not be
responeble.f or any debts contracted
by her from nod after this date.
.Abbeville, La., July 18, 1891.
JA:iM1SE IfMAICEAU
Seni re.
STATE OF LOUISITANA
Pariph of Vermilion.
-List of~ ersons drawn to serve as
Grand and Peti Jurorr a.t the next
Jury .term of ;the Distiot' Cort to
be field in it~s parish on Monday
I thg 7th day' of September, a. D.
I 1891.
G!1AI D AN1 P*TIT JURORS T'OR TPR
FIRT WEEk.
Name. Ward.
...... ClGdomir Delthot~tAye... I
..... .. Lovinati Mansceaux...... 5
......Arthur Traban... ....
.....Jesse Trahan...........
......Galloway Campbell..... 7
...... A. J. Porter......:.....
......Simeon Broussarcd...... 7
.....Andrew Gib3on........ 7
......H B. Lyons........ .... 3
...... C T.i idry, Jr....... 8"
......Numa Trthan .......... 3
.... Preston Spell.......... 5
......Preaton Morgan........ 5
...... J. C. Broussard......... 3
......Jesse R. White. ....... 3
..... Demosthene N~anez...... 3
......Lufrov Mayard, Jr......, 7
...... Wm. Hooley............. 3
......J. B. M .ii.............. 7
.....'.Thomas Moore........... 3
......P. IU Leblanc:........ 1
......Eloi Harringto. ........ 2
.:....Frank Moss........... 2
......Eraste Leblauc......... 3
..... H. T. Lee ............ 7
...... Jacob Isaacs...... .... 3
......D6sir6 Tirhan.... ..... 3
......Andrew Moss .... . 2
......J. A. Lemaire.......... 2
..... Cesaire Meyers......... 2
...... Geo. H. Huff....... .... 2
....D. C. Rose............. 8
...... Alcide Labiave........ 1
......Eli Sarver .......... 5
.....A. W., Richardson....... 3
......J s. H. Smith.......... 7
......Aurelien Lemaire.. ..... 6
...... J. Henry Putnam:...... 3
...... A. J. Lepretrete.,. ~...... 6
......(. C. Blanchard........ 6
......F. F. Feray............ 3
......J. A. Broussard....... 3
.....Onezirie Meaux.......... 3
,. ... Lucius Dutel,. :L ....... 3
...... Adam Stelly.,............ 3
......Ed. Buford......... . 6
...... H. A. Petry............ 7
..... Coluambus Trahan....... 3
..... Rees Rice........ ...... 7
......Arthur Butaud.......... 2
PETIT JURY FUR THlE SUOND WEEK.
Eti Montagner..... 3
.::::. SylvaniaG Oatthr'eanx .... 6
Oeo. Ir~ore. .ke.. .. 2
......M.J. Fieming. .. . . .2
.J.B Fl.......... 6
E.' i Wise..3PD.
.....:J. G. Faulk.; . . 6
W. W. 1(urehb .........2
.. ...Adam Boudreadx . 7
... Arthur Nuae4., . ...... 5
.:º.. Jos. floffoucir..........6
...... Jos. A White........
..,.... Peter. Wber.:iii·c..l,~
F 14'rank Foster ... =ýý
...... Jos..T. Toups :..... .
JE. A. DLMby'r ie ,.. ....,
...... D avid Q. ..4 ... 6
Wmn. I. Swain .........
. '.hop. P. Spell;.. s:......A
:..W. P. L t yooe:", .. .....1..
...... Alexandre Decuir.. .7
...... C. M. Dopey.....:..:. '3
L.·..L- ConraC~~; · ..;.J.
......Joachim [.et Iano,. ,., ,.8A
.1....B. B L: O Bryan;:. . ý .
Amoke opv: t p..(}" " ,ýý(ý :,1
Dy. Clerk of 0ouu1
Maohj5ery f4oý Sale. ý
one steel Boiler 4 ih ti bj T
set of $inthjEv tirnnpa r 4*#rDnj)L
Fire front, stack, ani ala oooue
tiois. All fully guarantees}.
SOLOMON WISE.
bbeovifle Li., Jane Q, ISfl.
A *ituft fws'l Ctfaote.
A startling story comes from one of
the lumber camps at Kettle Cireck.
Pa., the truth' of which inte' ~tad
parties have started-out te,-investi
gate. 1n Aprils 1889, the people of
all this region were borrifed by the
news that Frank Hancock a Fnmber.
man, living at Blue RE n,'-ieai" the
Rdg and Potter county line, had,
aurdered, four of his children and
eupit4d sniide by hapging himself
inhis house The news wasmaddn
know'vt by iancok'i's wife who bad
been absent from home on"tbe night
of the tragdey.
.. Her story was that she had gone
home.and had .found the four chil
dren lying' dead, some in the - house
and soae is- the yard: T y'h were
stabbed and frightfully mutilated
,with a big butcher k .ife. The oldest
hild Frps eleven years old. A fifth"
Child, a bas., was asleep and Uninjur*
ed is a puol of blood at the side of
one of its murderbd sistefi. - A note.
in the handwriting of her husband,
apparently, was f£und whiyhaeonfess
ed the terrible crime, giving as his
reason' ifs desire to rid his wife of
himself and little .,)cs because of her
condnct..
Sfew days agu meseenger from
the Kettle Creek camp went to Coou
dersport, the county seator Potter
county, with the htarltuhi starf that
Mrs. Hancock bhad died'IW .'jiamp,
-and that before dying bhe lisad nade
a confession. *hich net Unlyy'aequitt.
ed her husband of the tmuler-r&f'tbe
children and himself,'but whiellde
dlares that she helelf -and- two of
her p.ramours, whom she named, but
whose 'nreaes are not made p~hblic,
murdered her hueband and 'chilic-enq.
- nThebnesdt ila to ttih t
that she hiad beome alar fed at the
threats her ihusband had made
against her because olherp-iersitent
unfaithfulness, and egged On by the
tw'o men, slie resolved,'with their aid,
to put Hanoock out of the Way; The
plan #a'e to chidl.dform hiim wiile he
was aslee;p, litItg him to a'i~irter and
place a note in hipocket, as if writ
ten by hiiotelf, Mtating that 'he had
coinieitted' saieile and' why., She
had chiorertrmed her husband while
=he wds asleep ini bed' hid tlie' t #o.
-ieui, who Were i"iiuis\ the ai di l,
enteird: the houie, p+i ride& ith a
rope and wdire iani thi 'hji ok
whew the ldest ChidaWork. rdte'up
in bed'and eeeitngf t ne itrFa te sie..
made an- oatei ' he themother Ierself
seized a -utilhbr knife and "brsid to
ftighten jhe child into silence,'.`id
'fait tietle tbhe i i to Aehth.
'-Theo 6tlie chldd ti 'akened by
the noise; were all butihei4ed ~s; tfe
'firstb had been, to sit ~e tife: ,.
: Th#bea: behe ttbb' t,. i'"
r06s e the .rderera, h ' not
harnfit.i A nel lirtle i ln haS tfo be
writted to indtidd 'the widhier~oi'tie
ctilderenias well as the seicdd, tid
Mrs. Hancock,' as~irding tl6 a-iial
liked eonfeseionr wrotn 1t,'i.FWfond,
ed ba ztl viuintiis Of 'thde `olwstte
nighbth r 4 .- r .
w i1 ' i .` ct; l tv4 ; u 4 3
4~m4 our ~r y4;~~f~t~~:~
RPyan.ý.iq rI~g~ dy$3i) t.,sold,
n e jawS. Tb ir{l of tr
i~w r cart .an .iu` is luh ih.
plaiued of inlteesa .~i .pin ia..hr eye
and later cried oat that hbe cou)
see p1aioly ,iar aight haviyg? tEo re
Thet bºst rnen ,waiirp I io a
r6;4d db 6t1i go arouºi ,tuikiun u
bout tbeir goodness. The ~act is they,
2hadt " 'inow t.key tre goodJuOfibey
own virt'ieh an penre C Itlthe
gaze of others.
It hei *r.n.d. Totp the unod
j a~-pouring into hd .Colorado
exert yom,.n- froln3 ,e,f .dpr' ri.f, "
dr. The Southern -acific firoad
Companthi'ii'to stop the flow to
save its property but the people to
kStotlferzi California uilf
RIigging with manifest destiny
thtrougfhout is the paper furniished by
General Ti@omas Jordaa to the
Forum on this subject. The writer
reminds us that siece, the foundation
4t our.govqramept there ,ever hbas
been an acquisitioa of territory to
the Unuited States& haf, was not
Traugh"twith ithiedid~- comiierclal
ad vantase.- Amoag r kb tart' plMio
utteranes of that far-ighLtedstatee s
man to whom uO owe t0ie a piiioghpla
of Louisiaua, Thimas ietffeoq, was
this: "The addition of ,theisland of
Cuba to. our confe.deracy is exactly
what ie SidWed, to r16ti our: pbweo
t·eae natik.ts the poistof its utmost
in te r e s t. ' I e d
The 'United. Staie. already pen
scnmes much the largest part of ali
thlat '-~tba produces for expobt'ftion,
notabty sugar. Mereover, excepting
poly GTreat Bitaian ad .France, this
island, *ilh asmamter ar..:thau.the
State of New York, furnishes, more
6f our foreign imoport. than any
other country. That, too, tith6dglt
scarcely 15 per oent..of the generous
soil of Caub has as yet biet rfought
under 'ltIfati.to.?,s T.he griidl6g
coloial4 olicy of Siain bas bear to
quert e,.th rich a for, repa es
till there is lihtt encouragement for
the devtoipiwent of? hir'engil~bt
resoenti sE Bufotd e' this' feouas
latned wae oar aew i w. lrfrill the
money it produces flowig- itf'ar w -
stead f oinogto 4gope, diitl
ten 'fes as much dded. tot, the
United Stat i ouild tbe `in `ry
truth the ricl.en:ation of modern
Getrai1 Sotrdaa ~I eies of 'th
great. ads .;died v uaareal weatl
"He i ist4el, that.Coube has agl..d
]feld. She has also copper.; ld;
iron, asphaltt'lbi pM etroibsam Of
the geographioal and poliftla.t'le
city tbat exi taa'Swking lbhBa
our octal J ir m ýtes, .r;.. s
slibrditait is Eb t o&'
own geographical. system thkt.nd
American statesetm magsleare its
iaimediate fature ot rof hi teakestt
if: not lnxious, coaiIi l 4ý:s
maritimo power that .y
it coiiud readily mýk * ator
elstua of the Gu.tf *of e6 ,
ckapi.d t . i o, Ileo o Is Jý
tremaky, is separiat frob 3 A o -
e, oi the cosa pof : 7 g t ky
ll cos t o
tayIoit, iIro1c oi rd
.niltise diiefant ' fromne .orida,:,, irla f
1 i5er ia5r et of th , 4 ietiaheets
ofled tby e tb haa tihaske1
lad6 track: of at* .m aera ,
water with Mel~ a .4,what 1:j:pf
still greaterimpor anae,-to the trode
of .thq cieLpaxt0 of r, car. pro
ducing;4at&s, noRtpol'y with grnmol1,e
oar.trt tt0biN iý1' 4-'s f ta
coat watier.
F> hiag r ,mo; '° >i. , , ý
- - ^ nad~ S~q:ffie'.
'fib Unitbed r ts e gstesz t.
d es $ 8 ii4Ra l csDie~aht*l
o ) .e ip b#a.l 9L ex$atew
`iS %e rohibited b . o =r
Stgte ofi W . 1d e p law +tb,11Jtt#
iatdtt t VetiVtE
,catc oj, thz plpreR a hereg'4re&
ertuu n$' nemptthie 4e hem ee
on itjteu'fe~eleap'e b h! B gone}~
t 3t sn4 l*eavs AtbeS Iiable'4 gt >
1M rofiihe b Q1. M IOWA tts
up srasrmq f~lqe I ~q~OPk g ~isqi
two cuie oi 8et t"t o4 Jii.te P t etBonet
a mjor, -twrro irlii , i00#10 oaoatb
teoaa ats qIu4 iity ueon. 'tii'his aslbe
r.fcIncttiadeI V fuý Swi k! Le iA5

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