Otticial Journal o Parish School Board.
VOL. XLV. ABBEVIVLLEI LOUISIANA, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19. 1901. _ 0. .
Now is the timt. to gei Ot our ner Boiler ant! lltn l Mienu' repalr Ie otirne titc rush. Iro and Brass Casting done on
'short notice. I have all the iiece~s Li: fCouls. such as lu:tli P11t io 'hirpe Bolt and Pipe 31 bicne. I art prepared to Rebore
your Enugine Cylinder and guarantee a savinig of lo to :5 per 'i..t ili cost ofi fuel. Now don't forget when ninned I waill save the
freight and-do any thing to thne scratch. Yours for uusiness, L. P. U t( UKEIL
your Engine Cyiitaer anu giiaranuee a sav a
freight andLdo any thing to the scratch.
L BIIIJUSSAB DI L H, KITIE II
W, W, BAILEY,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
OFICE-NEAR COURT HOUSE.
SliEVILLE, - - - - LOUISIANA.
W. W. EDWARDS,
Will atteid to allliasiness in the line
Wt his proftsion iii Vermilion or the
W. A. WHiTE,
Attorney at Law,
OPpr g-IN COURT HOUSE
.r. P EDI'AuDS, J. X. GREEN 9
tDWARDS AND GREENE
ATTORNEYS AT IAW,
HOURS 9 i. -. TO 12--1 TO 4 P. M
01J4-96 STATE ttThRT
4BBEVILLE. - - - LOUISIANA
W. R. WHITE.
Attorney at Law
ABBEVILLE -- - LA.
!! L. W. SHANKS,
ATToaxNY AT LAW,
'-And Agent for the
Mutual Life Insurance Co. of N. Y.
ABBEVILLE, - - LA.
.. BROUS8ARfl. G 'ZW. SUMMERS
For prompt anIi
tion go to
eROOSSARD & SUMMERS
NO ARIES PUBLIC.
Ofce it Bank Blds. Abbeville. JLa
Dr W. C, IILAYS S
Crown and bridge work a
specialty. All Work guaranteed.
Office in Addison residence. o
P I . Nelson, D. D.S.
bflice in residence, on Washbiigton street,
near the Depot.
tall and see me for first-clbs8 work in
ntistrv. Crowb and Bridge Work a
ecialty. Prices reasonable and all
i graranteed satisfactory.
Louisikh State Univerzity
ACRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL COLLEGE,
THOMAS D. BOYWL, A. M., LL. D., President.
Sessions opens Wedneaday, ieptemnber 18, and contiiines thirty-seven
Complete Literary and Scientific Courses ofstrudy. Special and graduate courses.
Full Coninureial Course t)ldiest arid lest Su ar Course in America.
Strong facoltv. lIargelibrary, well equipped hiloratories, wvorks-hiops, and dxpe
riment ste tiois. Iost ruLtion thorough, inodIern. -practical, fitting young men, for
success iii any calling. Thirty uildings. Most hbautiful and atfractivu grotisids.
Expenses very lowv, coiuidering the great ad van tages oftred.
Catalogue coutaining fail information, mailed on application to the Secretary
of the University. augi 9
LO~i~iA1 ý IL Iý XýTI LIEc
Established by the Statc for instruction of both sexes in the arts and sciences
and iam dn-al inaming.
Offers thorolgh course in English. French. Mathematics, History. Science. Book
keeping, Stenagraphy, Drawing, Gyninautics. Music and Manual T'raining: In Wood
and Iron for Ilos; in Sewin,. i aing aid F'oniestme Economy for Girls.
REQUiSl'[Th FOR ADMISSION: Age, fourteen years. or older: satisfactory
examinnatimu in reading, writing. spelling, arithmetic to denominiate numbers, dle
toentary geography and hi-tory. Certificate showing- coinmletioni of sixth grade
wnork in approved public school, or in other school accredited upon investigation will
be received for entrance without examination.
Girls board in new brick dormitory: board. X12.50 per month; washing $1.50 to
$2.0t. Boys Io ird with private families in town: board, $10.00 to $12.50 per atonth;
washing. $'I.tX) to ;r2.0!0.
wTUITION FREE-to all regular students. Incidental fee, $2.00 per half year or
p4.0 per sessioni in advapcec.
Session of nine ioiths begins 1Wednesday, -5eputnber 18, 1001.
Apply in advance for board'; and for-`printed circular of infornmatioi, address
jul20 E. L. STEPHENS, President.
ABBEVILLE FURNITURE GO,
U 1DERTAKE RB,
AŽD DEALERS IN
"P DTO.'DATZ YUREZTURZ I
Such as Rattan Goods, Matting, Baby Carriages and Rocking Chairs of all Grades.
Call and see us on State street. No trouble to show y ou our Goods.
ADOLPH BRASSEUX, Manager.
MEAT MRK ET,
ABBEVILLE, - LA
r'Always rave on hand a choice
assortment of Beef, Pork, Mutton, Veal
Free delivery to all parts of town.
Hiiheet market price paid for nice,
Sfat stock. anglO
A. d.AGARDE & CO.,
Country and Western Proddce,
No. 503 Decatur St. New Orleans, La.
Receivers and Sellers of Cotton, Si tar,
Molasses, Rice, Wool. Hides. Moss. Poul
try, Eggs and all Country Products.
Represented by L. C. JOLET.
Mamou Oil Well Spouts High Into
The oil well in Mkfa'mon prairie
spouted again Monday afternoon. C.
C. Duson and Miron Abbot of this
city, were present at the time, and
testify as to the truthfulness of thee
The neeessary arrangements had
been made'to drive the casing, abd
the tw risch pipe had been 'placed in
the well again so the jets could be
used and the driving done at the
same time. But when the last joint
had been put down a rumbling was
heard in the bowls of the earth, and
immediatqJy following the noise the
oil gushed out of the well. This
happened about 12:30 p. in., and
there was a-steady stream of oil and
sand to a height of about Aeventy-five
feet until 5 :30 p. m., When it was
again choked off by the sand. There
were only one or two breaks in this
spout and they were only for a mo
ment at a time.
There was such a flow of oil and
sand that broke down the roof of the
engine house by falling on it. The
sand is now three feet deep all over,
the floor of the derrick and oil and
sand are scattered all over every
The two-inch pipe was then remov
ed and the ffbw stopped, as the sand
entre too fast for the pressure. Then
1 they put on six feet of four-inch pipe
and will try and drive the casing ear
ly in the roorniing by putting the
r driving plate on this four-inch pipe.
They will also put the two-inch
pipe in and use the jets for washing
the well so as be itbIt to drive at the
During-the spbut the dii and sand
was so thick that it drove all of the
workman out of the derrick and all
they could do was to stand off and
It is estimated that 5,000 barrels
of oil came out of the well during the
'seven hours it wias spouting.-Crow
(Mr. Bryan's Paper.)
The Commoner has attained within
si months from date of the first issue
a circulation of 100,000' copieca record
probaoly never equaled in the history
of American periodical literature.
The unparalleled growth of this paper
demonstrates that there is room in the
newspaper field for a national paper
devoted to the discussion of political
economic, and social problems. To the
columns of The Commoner Mr. Bryan.
contributes his best effbrts; and his
review of political events as they arise
from time to time can not fail to inter
est those who. study public questions.
The Commoner's regular subscrip
tion price is $1.00 per year. We have
arranged with Mr. Bryan whereby we
can furnish his paper and THE
MERIbIOAiAL together for one year for
$1 65. The regular subscription price
of the two papers when subscribed for
separately is $2.00.
The talent is worthless which has
not its robts dcep it integtily.
Proctor Knott's 'Rabbit'Stoi q.
Since the Sampson-Schley oiti'
troversy has grown acute again,, a y`
the Kentucky Journal, there has beeh
considerable reference to 1 roctd'
Knott's "rabbit stogy" in connectioh
with the' credit for the victory at
Santiago. It is here'reproduced.
Ex-Governor Proctor Knott ank
John Yerkes were discussing the
claims of Sampson and Schley to the
credit of smashing Cervera at Santia
go. Mr. Yerkes tiok `the 'g4ohu
that all tle& honor of that memorable
conflict belonging to Admiral Sampi
son, and was inclined to entirely ig
nore Commodore Schley's part in the
The Governor listened until hik
copnpihion had finished, and tledi
with that cbaracteriatic twinkle in his
eye, said: "My dear sir, it isekeed .
ingly gratiffing to ine to hear yoh
take the position ydu have 'in slib
matter. It is like a balm to my con
science and settles a point that `had
worried me many a day. I wab
walking through the wopds once with
a boy friend of mine when we aaw'i
rabbit run into a ainkhtile. We
around the hole awhile; thei "1 'tol&
the boy to keep. watch while ,Z wen
to get some fire to~amoke 'ie 6ratbb
out. When I returned ike boy ba4
the rabbit. I tookit'away from hird
claiming that it belonged to me be'
chtise "I told him 'to catch it if it came
out. That was over 50 years, an&
you are the first man who has 'ever
agreed with me that the rabbit wab
mine. I feel now that I was ilght ik
taking it, and tny codncisede'_ s 'dt
Mr. Yerkes looked solemn fdr I
few moments, then smiled a `feeb'l
'smile afid changed the bubject
Grains of Rie.
Each is building his own world.
The light heart is the happy heart,
A pleasure ostponed is 'a pleasure
Cheerfulness wins friends wherever
If you are in a bad box make the
best of it.
When a candidate gets into.a stew
that settles his hash.
Falsehood like a ndttletingathos8
who meddle with it.
You will always find the coward in
the hands of this friends.
Society welcomes only those who
amuse or flatter.
Personalities never add force toal
The gushing acquaintance rarely
becomes the counsstent friend.
Extravagance always forgets that
pay day will come some time.
Mosquitoes have no pedigrees, yet
they are often full-blooded.
It hurtssome folks as bid to gel
old as it dogs some to live a married
Thoughts ire the force with which
we build character, for thoughts arE
When a man flatters himself the!
he knows a woman, he 4Atters himn
Good citizens are those '.o tud
the best interests of the cobiubtl
In which they live. Are yoiu o7A
The poorest quality of citizeis is
one who considers everything Ierc
al, can't see an inch befouid' & .
oaf ayette 1d thiW,
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