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" blih "" 1 S!a:ttnrd::y i:t
city of .i ,1". ilk'. .a.
the city cour:cil :nd the p:' , ish
p)Iolice jury it ill '.AcII app'i tH
a conlInlittccl in the very niar
future, which w 11 work to:
gethir a;:!i devise ;was anli
mIcans of ; i..eni:ig ad i:m
provin11 the road, just across
the riv.er, which .icals into tile
cityr, the mncmlcbrs of xthi the
hodies clpressing thce:selves
favorably in the matter. The
road has never beeii known to
he good, and has always beeCl
narrow, and in raivny seasons
it is impassible at times. It is
the intention to, widen and
properly repair the inlet, that
it will never hinder the travel,
which is, or would bc,as great
as any other road leading into
Abbeville. We hope that the
work will be accomplished, as
it will be a great benefit to
IGNORANCE OF THE ADS IS A
SORT OF IMPROV'IDENCE.
A housewife must, of neces-"
sity, spend MOST of the
family income. In the course
of a year she makes thousands
of separate purchases. And in
making each purchase she
acts upon her judgment of
values--her knowledge of the
stores---the immediate limita
tions of her purse. Often the
where and when of a purchase
is solely a matter of momen
tary convenience, or necessity.
She is freqeuntly constrained
to buy the POSSIBLE thing.
So, t lt in the long list of
things bought during the
year, many a buying blunder
is made--many a disappoint
ment results---many dollars
ar "thrown' away"---and all
because she ias not made of
her .buying a business pro
' As soa as a woman begins
to read the ads SYSTEMAT
ICAXLVY, her dollars grow
in buying value. She learns
to eebgnize money-saving
opportunities ON SIGHT-
and she lttds a renewed in
teetw and a rel enthusiasm
ian this ti ofa managing the
faitty inome. She acquires
a usl pride in her ability to
, ect mavings in expenditures,
without reirting to "cheap"
things. She learns "the busi
ers of d bwying"--wkich is
e thdL MUSTDE ISRN
the bome is to hwise
~'rc ~to werb
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'n: rcilt.l r: rt, was quite. Court
aittracted it- " rl -r:it- : .- I : ;v had le:-aI
Sbui : tl, iI.,e .::r !r'! .:tt' ntion.
I'F.: l:r')r.n; I u:d hi; di.tu.hter, A.
J. Tlho:;, clnt rtaine t di nticr d ',
tie :,l.i- Roe . I :tl:ers l!), . uire, Forti.er,
tl .atr It u:l:l ':e al \ .r. antd :t I ,.
S nsoat:,, a nd Siihonet Leilanc. and Mri.
VG. . lummiters.
rs. Ge(o. 1. Su.:mnltrs placed her new
Ilu,:ni torin touring car at thSe di-.poai
,f :ait ltr Lafluortet for t:is week, an !
drove tihe Rv. Fathers to lankt - anli
return l i' usday, where they ait:.dc a
slcrt v iit to .Rev. Foret.
rrs. Ack.lia It:usail, formery A(r:it ia
nrou: sard of thi's ity, was brought here
for burial on saliay. She was acci
dentally burned by an explosian of
gasoline at her home in Arizona, from
which sthe died. The burial was made at
the Catholic cemetery.
Solemn high lnlls was snnig at St.
A:n's CathlolicChurth Sunda ::y Father
Page, assisted by Fathers Fortier and
I.aforest. The choir, assisted by Mr.
Turcuit, on the violon, ren,!cred a
harmonious masa',whith is a cr:edit to
the director Mrs. F. J. Satmso'n.
The highest grade in each class of tihe
high school for the riouth of March is
as follows: 11th grade, J. C. Gordy,
average 95; 10th grade, Ferd. lachassee
and I)isy Steen, average 92; 9th grade,
Mart; Miller, average 96; 8th grade,
Fred Immtergluck and Audele Fletcher,
a erage 97.
E. B. Ilcrnard, one of the boys at the
whole.sale grocery; had the misfortune
of having his leg broken last Sunday,
but at last reports he was resting easy.
He was hurt in attempting to crank an
automobile, which iibound and struck
him on the leg, breaking one of the
srmall bones, just above the ankle.
The city council met Monday to take
up the matter of granting franchises to
the two companies that intend building
into this city, the Southwestern and
Louisiana traction and power companies,
and after referring the franchises to a
committee of citizens, O. Bourque, D.
L. McPherson, V. L. Caidwell, 1. O.
Brousard and E1. M. Stebbins, .adjourned
to meet Wednesday Iight, to complete
the work. They met Wednesday night,
and after receiving a favorable report
from the citizen committee, proceeded
to grant the franchises as prayed for by
the companies, and after some discus
ston, the fri~chises were granted.
Miss Lizzie Nettles entertained Thurs
day night at "500," in honor of her
guest, Miss Babbit, of Gueydan, The
first ladies' prize watt won by Miss
Lydia Trahan; frst gentleman's prize
was won by Simon Lealac. Those pres
ent were: nessie Plemming and Chester
abit, Sadse Sprall and Prank Summers,
xis Theobald and Jay Letlame, ouise
Estorge and Floyd mdpards, Lydia
Trahan and C. h r sard/Perl Guid ory
and Simon 1ealane, y made Eldredge
Iand Clifton Abehire, xargery ilpatrick
and Wilfred xoantagne, Roberta Holps
and Lrther alanchsrd, Robesta Ypung
and A. x. Smith, Gussle Summers and
Newton, uable Young and T. suodola,
Pauline Mmti and Prior Wright, David
,Calian and iRtal White, xmtte abbit
sad Geo. Calwell.
Purchase your Cotton Seed from
Abbeville Li\'e Stock & Feed Co.
The earliest nd best staple, large
boll cottos yet importad into this
state. They hasadle stock feeds of
KAl5h5. st. USiVmbae Dsket.
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Ph!one 151. D. S!LVERMAN.
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Anm-ng Those Coming and Going
f~oee~of so* or* oooo of 40-e4 ..ýoo4 de4 eeoooee
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Jou ;, l.at -io :rx, of N.n,..:, v:::i in
to\w 'l l...? 1 .+a!v an busi::.s.
Ir. V llihn, of M:,uric ,villc. was
aron':, thie is:tors to th, city Mvon,:i-.
Thho hlorec Rice l. ft ?.,Ina!; ce'.nllni,
fr 1..,phli, nheriIe' lih ,:it to talc. aip
!i:. Pearl r'ui Iry, ,f C.:renero, is
!,-re this v.wteh, as the guest of .lss
Alpho::ie Da vi; was here this week is
the interest oft te Soutthwisterii r:nc
tiol & PIower Co.
l'rior Wright, of Ncw ()rhans, arrive d
here \e',l;:e.sday t-) atteni the Ia-.ich
i'utaiflrIi \edlt:,i; g.
C. I). arrinv ton., of Iadian Bayou,
was namong the hu.sinls, visitors here
th, latter part cf last week.
Mr. lice::ren, expelrt engineer of the
'.Southwester n Traction & Power Co. was
in town MInday of last w:ek.
Miss Lucille Larcadle, of Opelouns,
was among t.sc who attendel he I)on
iniqt.i-)ennary weddinlg lihere lMonstLy.
MIr. andi Mrs. J. S. Ewell have return
ed from Chert:cvi'!e, where they were
called on account of illness of relatives.
Frank Walker. of (uiey:ian, was in
town Tuesd.Lvy. le looks well and hearty
and says the world is treating Limn
Mrs. Ceimise Dominique, of Opelou
sas, camnover for the Dominique
Demary wedding. Site is a grandmother
of the groom.
Alphonse Davis of New Iberia, a rep
resentative of the Stuthwestren Traction
an:tl Power Co.. waa in town Monday in
the interest of his line.
Miss Laura Brasseux and little sister,
of Guyedan, were visitors here the early
part of the week, attending the Domn
L. A. Dominique, of Opelousas, father
of Leon Dominique, who was married to
Miss Louisa Deinary Monday, was here
in attendance of the wedding,
Miss Rita Dominique, of Opelousas.
was here the early part of the week,
attendin:g the Dominique-Denmary wed
ding, being a sister of the groom.
Win. Reted. has returned from a v-it
to Iota, after spending several days
there. He will be here for a few days,
after which he goes to New Orleans for
Jules Co'lchaux, the trolley magnate
of the Southwestern, was in town Mon
day, appearing before the city council
in the matter of securing a franchise for
E. E. Shackford and Isaac Broussard
were in town Monday having come over
to appear before the city council for a
franchise for the Louisiana Traction &
Miss Alice Bernard, Mrs. Geo. W.
Dallas, Mrs. Homer Daigre and Gabriel
LeBlanc, of New Iberia, came over here
Tuesday in 'an auto, visiting at the home
of J. A. LeBlane.
Robt. Stauffer was called to New
Orleans by telegram, Saturday after
noon, announcing the serious illness of
his wife at the Touro Infirmary. The
children were called Sunday.
A. Smith of near Kaplan, a progressive
farmer of that section was in.town Wed
nesday and says that the nworms are
damaging his corn and that he will
very likely be forced to replant some.
E. M. Stebbins returned Monday from
a trip to New Orleans. We are sorry to
chronicle the illness of his grandchild
in the city, but are advised that the
child is convalescent. Mr. Stebbinsl
also attended a ·, bankers convntion a
~i.iss I.a Ilourqure left Sunolay for :
visit to Natl)i' olLil,.
.a: si ' 'h. ri t , . L r.:.t, w ,s , bnsi
's vi;it,'"r h.': Vste': Lv.
is~ ~Lattie Itabbit, of Guey l5,an, i:s thL"
charmit:g guest of triss t.bhl. Yo:,n:.
Prof. A\ .t. .Smith, our lapl.,n balnktr,
has been in town several days this week.
Miss Lucy lejcune hift Suinly for her
hone in Jeatne:utte. after a most pleasant
visi l hert.
*Mrs. San:'++,on, mother of ocr g..nial
la%% r, F. J. Sacmson, i:L;isitin:: at his
home tiis week.
Prof. Wililns, atpirant for the posi
tion of :superintendent of public schtio!s
spent Wednesday in the city.
Mrs. Aba lie, ldaughter of Mrs. ReImy
Bltron:usard, left Thursday morning for
New Orleans, where she will reside in
the future. .rrs. Broussarl accompasnied
her as far as New Iberia.
Cornelius Ilarrin,,ton, one of the pro
grtsive farm:ers of t.- " aritrsh, livin:,
near Erath, was in the iltv Wednesday,
anid reports fartintg coe'!Litions in his
Rev. Father ForŽt, ,tIstor of eanker,
was a visitor to lathe o .A. ~ .. .aforest
this week. Hie attcndled the night ex
ercises at St. Annms church and partici
pated in the services.
Miss David Tone Callihan is at home
for a visit to her mother, Mrs. George
West Sunmmners, after which she nill
return to Silliman College, Clinton, La.,
to resumed her studies.
We are glad to be able to report airs.
Robert Stueffer who has becn very ill at
the Touro Infirmary, New w OPeans, as
improving slowly; and we trust she will
soon be well and with her love! ones at
Mrs W. F . Brooks, mother of J. T.
P.:ocks, with her son, Win. Brooks, left
on the Thursday morning train for
Lexington, Tex., Nhlere thy will make
their future home, Mar. W. E. Brocks:
having left Saturday previous.
\W. H. Hlunter, War. Lone, and others
frot Crowley were in the city Monday,
h'ving ittotortd over to inspect the new
4,hnp recently installed at the Hunter
Canal, came on into town to get htytch,
and possibly some refreshments, ps the
weather was quite warm.
One of the prettiest weddings of the
season was the marriage of ,tiss Winnie
eassich to Mr. Willie Putnam, which
took place at the residence of the bride's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis nassich.,
Rev. Father F. A. a. Laforest officiating.
The home was beautifully decorated
with cut flowers and ferns. The, bride
wore a lovely gown of charmeuse and
brocaded sati, and carried a shower
bouquet of brides' roses and lillies of
Miss nassich was reared here and is an
accomplishedyroung lady, and was pop
ular with her hest of friends, while Mr.
Putnam is also of this place.
The young couple were the recipients
of many beautiful gifts, and hove the
best wishes for a long, happy and pros
They left the following morning for
an extended trip.
Pianos, Graphophones, Records.
Magazines and Daily Papers.
Phone 254. State St.
Your printing ought to have
"character"---a fixed style vary
ing with the varying uses you
make of printing, but all charac
terstic- of your business. To assure
this, ;stick to the printer who
'.makes your printing distinctive
. "- .b?-.
its way by service
L. C. Smith & Bros. Typewriter
(B .:i i - g Wearing)
In buying a typewriter you wa t a satis`ac:ory answer to three: questions:
Wfhat W ill it do for me?
HoW Well Will it do it?
How long Will it do it?
By ansering these uerie vith the nds of the typewriter owner and user in
mind, the L. C. Smith & Bros. Typ:riter Company has attained the front rank
in the typewriter field.
Some people think that a t'.ewr;:r is a tpe' ricer and that is all there is to it. Machines may
look alil:c but t:-.er is a lot of di :cace in effic:incy.
The new Model Five is built net on!y for strai h: correspondence but
for tabulating, billing and in fact for every se:vi.e needed in the
Its bell bearings at all points where friction dev 'locps through action,
permit close adjustme.:t and insure correct ar.J accurate typewriting.
We would like the opportunity to tell you mere about it.
Write for free book of our new Model Five.
L. C. SMITH & BROS. TYPEWRITER CO.
Head Office for Domecs: antd orjig, Business: SY uACL'E, N. Y., U. S A.
OBran.C in a!: Priacipal Cities
New Orleans Branch, 707 Gravier St.,
New Orleans, La.
For Sale --Motor boat, 22 ft. lone, 5 ft.
S inch betam, 2 cylin:ler 6 horse Iow,er
Grey motor, l,ron'e fittings, fully equip
ped with top. Speed S 1-2 to 9 mi!es.
For futher information see Geo. A.
For Sle--Blickenstefier typewriter. J.
Wiell & IBro. 1
For Sle--rlne 4-0,1oom cottage, lot,
with barn, well and tistern. .ot No.
has a well, cistern, sevt n fruit trees an:
barn 2(tx20 feet, c.a:tedl in the ta :tr of
Perry. For further particuli-rs apply at
For Sal lPiano box for uprighlt pit:,.o.
good condition, price $2.50. Apply at
If the, man who wouhl nid
like to buy your property is .
an ad reader, and! your ?~+t
4 property is not advtrtis.ed,
do you think- there's one
.`. chance in ten thousaiid that,
he'll ever learn about it?
The try-but-once advertisers do
fail, frequently, to get the wanted
result. The keep-at-it people never
Entertained Social Club
Miss Gussie Summers entertained the
Social Club Friday night. The color
scheme, purple and white, was beaus
fully cauried out in decorations and
refreshments. Large bouquets of white
roses and several bowls of violets were
place4in the reception hall, parlor and
dining room. Several games of cards
were played, the ladies' prize being won
by Miss Ida Bourque; geiitleman's by
Cleomere Broussard, and the guests
prize by Miss Lucy Lejeune.
Delightful refreshnents were serv
ed, after which dancing was indulged
in. lthose preuat were: Miss Theobald
and Luther Blanchard,, Sadie Spruill and
Frank Summers, kaude Eldredge and
Clifford Abahire, Roberta Young and
A. M. Smith, Roberta Holmes and
Robert Alexander, Lizzie Nettles and
Mr. Newton, Maggie Broussard and
Mr. Nunez, Ida Bourque and J. LeBlanc,
Bessie Flemming and Mr. Wilfred
Margery Kilpatrick and C. Broussard,
Mable Young and Joe Matty, Mattie
Babbit and Simon LeBlanc, Lucy
Lejeune and Floyd Edwards; stags:
Sidney Gary and Henry Lafleur.
For good summer feed for your
stock buy our U. S. Stock feed.
For more milk buy our U. S.
Dairy Feed. For more eggs bhty
our U. S. Hen Feed. At Immer
The advertising merchant, ad
dressing those shoppers who know
goods and who know values,
MUST offer undeniable buying
opportunities---or his advertising
would HURT, rather than HELP,
even an inexperienced person
can grind a knife correctly with a
tool invented by a Wisconsin man
to beh amped to the edge of a
Pmrom present indiatiomn this
year7', suar ost put will e the
enmantdthe i hntai at Cia tsh
For Sale the resilence lot of
J. T. Brooks
On state street, one block from business center.
Fine neighb rhotxl. With improvements consisting of 8
rooni dwelling, finished complete. Dining room finished in
hard oil, high beaded ceiling, with large Colonial mnantel,
French mirrored. Grates and mantels in bed rooms. Bath,
and sanit 'r\ cl,set.. French windows, screens, three galleries,
4,000 gallon cistern besidcs watej works. Barn, cow shed,
etc. Large garden plot, chicken houses, etc.
A bargain. See
Brooks & LaBauve
In four years the
Handled 157,000,000 passengers, and not a single
passenger lost. his life through a collision or
derailment of its trains.
The secret is
Electric Block Signal Protection
When you travel be sure to select
THE SAFE WAY
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