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VOL. 1. 1) votedntt~ to the Intecrests of andVllr P~ Snrr' \ ·lt rCing Commumfni ty. O.a
Phone 248. Nci
.\1d.vi·k~ \'r]i:i , A; 1913.
\V. ]. 1WVhite,
North of Court lelHo.
R . La,:ull:vc,
.\ttlornt at 1aw.
Notary in OIL
J. (). Brounssard,
Attorney at Law.
N,,tirv anl Alnitractor in
Kitchlcll & Bailey,
.1ttlorti '. at Lraw.
Near Court Horel
(ordy & Gordy,
.Att ornl\ v at ila w.
Notary in off.
(;rence & (;Greene,
.\~trne ys at Law.
Notarv in o05c.
I)itrict .\:t,ornc and Attorney at Low.
Notart inl 0"rC.
F. J. Samnson,
Attorey at lnaw.
A BANK ACCOUNT insures an eds
cation for your children, a bsiiaeS
startedl for them, a tbtter chance thee
.o harl, antd their rec]xpct and lore
because you Ilhavce not tegll.crted them.
M1akes you a lx tter a itizen. for a c0rtry
is- ric'i" onlyu as its peoplhe save.
Start today. Ope.n in bank acost
Peoples Bank & Trust Ca
Deposits from S1 up accepted.
J. K. Lambe
Will mn.ke yo r siga, -
I aint your house, carri.age or Ma.
Decorate iour hone with sall pqWr,
calsimow, or sanitas and, gmnein
Narci.ase Viator of Iber'
Emethilde Lelleux of Dela
R. J. Hollier and Masii
Broussard, both or Ahh-.vil~e.
Your clasui6ed ad,
small, is never "lest in the
simply because it is classi k
=5 Roach R
a 1Ol MALR BY
Geo. A. Comfort
COFFE IE MI ftr, , crr r. ,hone 93.
To for our new refrigerators
we our last year's stock of
utely at ost.
Ri bds in rst cls caonditio aad
we will noti hl thia until we set onr
the spoo ecial Pr '~ be r- ad eM t te beet of
º New Base Ball Team.
Soni -f our younltg; ltsiness t,ieini
º are goitg, to get togthtlcr antd iput
up a first class hase ,all team it :t
ameeting to le heldl Sudav evening,
at which they will comnpll:e or
ragngel;t Its, elect the men to their
respc-tive places, and the like.
Mr. Emuile I)utel will Ie the rmtan
ager, aid Morris Stafford will he
the iisi.Cot. Among the voting
men who will take part in the team
are Henry Cotngautnia.Paul Salparito,
Jack Ifratsse'x. (l1ad leauthead,.
Philil, P'iazza, Louis I)utel. Luciu
Dutel, Joe Boudoin and Mauri'c
Want a Postoffice?
The postoffice department has
ordered the establishmlent of a new
postoflice at a point five miles
north ,if Abbeville, according to a
notice concispictionsly placed( in the
Abbeville post office. Thlis ofice is
to be known trs the llartm:an lpost
Opera House Progressing.
The new opera house, which is
being put up on the lot between
the old Victor theater and the
McPherson jewelry store, is begin
ning to take on a alpearance ,f
what it is to be, and while so(m f
the work has been delayed much,.
it will soon begin to be finished i:
(side and it will not le very lo,",
before the building will be rea\dy
for occtltincy. While the hl:ilding:
itself will present a nieat appear
ance, when completed, the interior
work will be of of the best, and
the scenery will be excellent.
Many Visit Lafayette
Qt ite a crowd of Abbhcille people
motored over to Lafayette to at
tend the track and field meet of
Southwest Louisiana. Among the
many who went were the follow
ing Misses Roberta Young Mattie
Babblit, Mo:te Theobald, Sadie
Spruill, Lizzie Nettles, Mrs. J. E.
Nettles, Messrs. A. M. Smith,
Robert Alexander, Wilfred Mo,
gane, Frank Summers, LeRoy
White a,:d Fred Immuergluck.
For good summer feed for your
ok buy our U. S. Stock feed.
lIr more milk buy our U. S.
;)hiry Feed. For more eggs buy1
U. S. Hen Feed. At Immer
'uck's store. .
Th'lih re \\'a"s (uite an inttrc-.tins.
i:wt'tin;i of those interest:(l i,1 thli.
or;',nliz:atio, Of aI alnd tfor Ah,
it tt ville "ltu.sdOa niv tt," ail :(1
tlhnigth the -t'ttilitmt, %%- vI 'rV
"im:ill, it turniltI out to ie what it
W :.. i:1t011 (l( ( for -the () t .'- iiti : -
I r. R. P. Nelslion was clcrtdc
i' tet lorary il rcsidt itt, al I RI. J.
' ,llshire %;is .iualte tei:porary set -
retar. The geiitleciilten lresent all
spoke oni the diifereit iatters that
go ito iiake ilu a godi haint, auln
after (d]iie diiis ,iussins, the ihaull
Wa primrlanentiily org.(nizecd anil
the following gentlemen ignliedl
the list: R. W. Ikrnard, J. K.
Siilietu, J. 'V. O'llr ain, 1lanric
i )utel, J. O. Iloudtloin, E. J. Le,
(, lMlalc, ( )ica flouldoin, RI. 1'.
Nelson. iouis Iti uk mal an id R. J.
It is a fact that R. W. Bernard
A; t i the first in the I iitvious haIdi
of long, long ago) and the last
mitnllr in it and now mci nes ihe
new land with himl the fir.t igucr.
iThe hand is to he known as the
e Aluleville Concert Band.
- '' next regular Iuecetisug of
f tlh ItT ,n ill ve i.ld next Thurs
i div., the :lIh, .anl it is expected
that uiin,:t s. i.l''s will ie taiken
Sill, as se:. v er ct prisel(t T'ie.
(i1y niih1, ' C' ;:. s ('hers who may
, ; is eh to !,C, (>::t;1:" 't ',c'. .
'.'hi ., aniza ion i i r:,\" lA er
- ell:mlint o(le, anl threi is ino datllt
r i'nit what we ca Iao k forward to a
day when we can h!ave the ileasure
of hearing "h:ne-made ni.thic"
AIbeville possesses lots of good
material, in face, just as good as
can be found any where, and it is
- the intention to teach young men,
huld in the course of time, ;have a
first class band, and cue with a
New Suits Filed.
3939---Theo. Laporte vs. C. J.
- Feray; Gor.iy & Cordy, attorneys.
3040---The Broussard Realty Co.
vs. Arthur Lellanc, et al, pro
mtissory note; J. 0. Broussard, at
39'41---Harrison B. Theall vs. Z.
B. Broussard, rut:le to cancel mort
1 gage; J. O. Broussard, attorney.
3942---Emancipation of Abner
LeBlanc; R. J. LaBauve, atorney.
3943---Richard A. Dalton et. al.
vs. Adonis Bertrand, confessing of
judgment; F. J. Samson, attorney.
3944---Frank Decuir et al. vs.
Marie Patout, tutrix, et al, revival
of title; Burke, Burke & Smith,
The municipal election, which
was held in the city of Erath Tues
day of this week, was a very quiet
affair and there was only one
office for which there Was Oposi
tion, being that for constable, Mr.
Thomas Meyer receiving 49 votes
against 24 votes for Mr. Odilon
Comeaux. 'the aldermen for the
different wards were as follows:
fi rat, Dermas Trahan, 19 votes;
second, N. D. LeBlanc, 13 votes;
third, Sagasta Boudreaux, 16 votes;
fourth, Arvelien Theriot, 6 votes.
For mayor, Mr. U. F. LeBlanc.
received 56 votes.
IThe %trelt Ip.avin, wor k i in fall pro,
i r .tit ,ln thi , ;,outh ;Ir ,l ,i tt tl ' .tr. t.
:1111 thO .n - s ill ra t be m u 'h m ,tte to t,),
It- i this I hi ll s1 tr et ti n lt l ret .
( ttite a hlrfae cro,), of th, st h,-l
chlrthrn from herI . ni t to 1. fai ."tth• I11
i t : stt url l,'-, ahenr., thilt rn j a·,~lI thil
S itst of the tr.i l ' t here.
i "Ih' latter part if li. t we 'k i:tl thlie
earlh 'part 4f ti's. a. k wai r lt cot1l,
in liu. t, it a. i is i t4 I. th " r'e !1 t1
t.th.I r that t. have haid ifor i1:11 , s
i at t ii.st tim, t of t41" siation,
SMrs. .\I. 1. i J. T oli a tit te crtainteIj ati
] hin t ligilinl or lai ntlat -i , e dit itj'i;i
th' Rev` toiti r c. It forl 'tl f r . I,.t i., .' r .
i I, ' a t.. e t : . Al h. : .o . F S:. ir (t p. I".
: i'gt:ir, l . Mr. antI Mr... F. J S.Lr a on.
'll" an: . S:,1aes, is . th i ne r: ai 1
(ne ine'rasce comp. li t, hiihi hasi, jui.t
o pened ti u for cinde.. RI. 1'. and F..,
are both vhllai1 ut t tnr.k ernet hellt hin.e
. our hi t ttt isatus for sul t e, . "in thg it aere
t4 t :lire.
Mof o~ l ta t i C'ros., the con itr;ian tosl, who
ui.in .s( luit lini s ii tlhe toi n of Kaplaf ,
Lhat" lmui.t ti ,orkl, and it is nt,.i u:tiott n I
I t l hae th) luihlit.ii rci ly i or o(t uplntuc "
,;Ias 5 n)I as ps ,i,.-iblc.
louis \ Vll., the. lpnlt, .r feel mhan,
Sdonat.. a .: ie f'r, whith wil, l 1s plant
sul in the ,loop of thie sit sltare.This will
] :dll l aterially to the he.tutV of the walk 1
across it. Ity ail b:" tilt squ i re will pre-t.
se:tt ont oref thet. rettlist vies of rtihe
Mr. antil ws. F. J.severe on entrtain
- ell at ,hinner i:st ,ont! t-, and th, i.u ; ts
hpre ent Clure:TI:e Res. Detuire. Forte r,
t I :' t e anti I.aforest, M'rs. Amtn ,la 1.: - l
t te rt. M rs. A. J. Thomas, Mrs. (.co. E.
,tn;erMis, Mrs. lcltc ent Seas ost ssr.
e ircuit and Mr. wlias woll broussr.
SlThe track teamdronm AhblMille lmade
a fine showine g at t rie trak meet hehl in
Lafayette Saturday., mati.g as average
of e iwr cena.t, Thioe thpreseiin t ere: a
the (cs I.:dan, Iale an11 in, auline of M t2.i,
Isaac p urk: uss one Suh(; istiunuished
hims. J. atier, i icha:g ti ton, Sl race.
Miss (t)e:t '.,leoard. ,laugihter of (lieu:;
•Mrnat, of this p~lait, w eo was op'rated
on for p.opnstu:nho,':ax a few weeks t
arouvin, yrs. W. Sumdler, aC. A. lhirt
i and Ta. ietertabl ed , has recovered few
suplwies tly to leave the sa:litaiu, and
be on her etst. This is one operaution
that has saved a roirl's who life, and the
o1,er-.tionl was a severe one.
The 500 Club mnt Saturday afternoon t
at the residence of Mrs. F elix J. Samson, I,
onitlt Miss Louise Estorge as hostess.
The first prize was won by Miss Bessies
Flemming; the second by Miss Pauline C
Mir.zi, and the guest prize by Miss Cap- C
onel of Nebraska Those present wMre: a
Misss Bessie Flemmin, Pauinine Mizzi,
uiCapron, (;ussie Summers; Mesdames.
R. J. Chauier, Richalrd Dalton Samsolan
Chauvin, G. W. Summers, and Albert
placasseant t. I
MiThe ocia Trahan entertained a few
couples Monday eoetling at carids, in
honor of her Heest, Miss arl suidry,.
rof Carencro, who lwere themay for hermnts,
home, after spenjoyed byin all present.Thoe a
pisint here. TMse present iere Madisses ir
rKelpe Kllpatrick, ye lemming, learle
GSpuidry au Lydia Trahann, and Messrs.
PClfford A~ihire, W. W. Montag l e, Jaylen
IBlancg, Mttleo. Calwell, Simon LeBlang,
and Theophile Boudoin. Delicious re
iBoreshments were Smmerved to the guests
during the eveningcha, C.and all had a most
C.pleaIant e.and Wilfred otagne.
The Sktiafl Club was entertained by
ie Monte Thieobald lst Friday moevening t
at o' home of Mrs. Henry Bro. sard. J.I
Hlcrand dancing were Brthe amusements, ho
which were enjoyed by all presen t.Thoe A. a
present were: oina A. Pizzini Mamm e y.
ETlredge. a a very largeKilpattdric, adie
hSpruell. teaieS aummers, throghdi a ordeal i,
TPearl buidry,Liae a pretty greytre Plem-ing
ruing, a ttd e rr abbit Mabel Yoqt g,
flRoberts aHolmes, ad Mesrs. Theophile
Lather Blanchard, C. Brousrd, Harry tcI
rcip. iLbt and Wilfred Montagne.
A besm tiful wedding took pare e ot
at 9 o'clock, beig that of Mr. R. J.
Holldier band Mi Marie rohsr, who
Laorent performing the ceremony.
thany actomp m m to tthe depot,
tesh s - an ad
: Met Monday
The farih . ,li cIae jtury mnt M-n
, da" in rttglar ...ion, anld aiInnI
th. lmany illaltt r. I hat c:l e' tu1 f('r
c ic, sidetratiom i \;. Il,' itcijilly itf
rou tile 1, 11 1I 1 :..
SFrank .larc1 t ix w\,X atithorit.d
to take ste(l to buil l a bridýýf
a-r(s (.C'oulc de Jun dtrainage can,:l
in tlwh Sixth w.,rd.
A\ jury of fretidctr, wa. :p,
l,)ointed to tr;ace it lluIlitc r atd
Iegiciiini. at a jucoiit iin tlhe Thiutd
'ard where the roa;tI lead iitg front
A.bbeville to l'e; r striLkes the
ir:t( running at alnd wi.et at the
crt:cr of %I. l t. C iu-h;:;ian l, rou
crty, tli tce rlnliliI li.; '- lt 1 to
Ri'-c i ill l'riv te. ferrtv ro, . in ,
thit:,ce to trace a road in the Seventh
I-ar:d on thl ;l t side ,f the Ver
cIilito Ilu a , be¶innint at lRose
tilll ,; ia;ft, fe:v cross infg,t~0uthl to
thI ftc rv c-ro.sing at I,a r, thencel
Ito tr 'ue roid t O L o- ill i at(l
ferry cru,.ingt,.uuth oil c"..t side of
the V\ernmilion Itsyout. 'The comat
mitttce is COmltlosed ;of C. .. St hif
liini.c haira'uan, Ernesl Fletcher, R.
L. Dlavidson, Jonas \'eill, V. L.
Caldwell,. Olhelia.s Bourqu e andC
An atifot,:iation of $5(K) was
made toward the pta.Yl1enit of the
fixi:. of the ptuilic road leading
from the west end of the ihayou
bridge to the Cathohie cemetery.
An ordinance was passed to 1
prevent all live stock from roamingi
at large in e i Third wird w , at ano
titme (turing the year.
Farmers: Plant Cotton. i
Plant plenty of it. The boltl
weevil will do less damage to your
cotton than Underwood will do to
your cane. I will sell you the
earliest varieties of cotton seed at
actual co-t. I will sell you fer
tilizer that will doui;le your crop.
Before buying anywhere else, come
to see me about cotton seed and fer
tilizer for cotton, corn, rice,corn rice, cane
and vegetables. J. Imnmergluck.
Interesting Track Meet.
The tenth annual track and field
meet of the Interscholastic Athletic I
and Oratorical Association of
Southwest Louisiana was held last
Saturday on thelndustrial Institute I
campus, at Lafayette, under ideal
conditions, the weather being clear
and cool, while the track and
grounds were in the best order pos
sible. The events were witnessed
by a crowd of some 1,500 persons. t
Early in the excitement it became
evident that the contest for the
Biosset Scalver cup No. 2 lay be
tween Gueydan, New Iberia and
Eunice and each team strained I
every nerve in thli effort to capture
the prize. Gueydan finally won
out with 32 points, as against 30
for New Iberia and 27 for Eunice.
The following schools participat-i
ed in the events: Abbeville, Crow- c
lty, Ebenezer, Eunice, 1ranklin, f
Gueydan, Jeanerette, Lake Arthur,
Lake Charles, Morgan City, New F
Iberia and Patterson. t
The Gueydan contingent made
the Welkin ring ovei the victory
which was won by vtery hard work c
and markeTi skill as shown by the
The entertainment given at the
St. Ann's hall Wednesday night
was a very successful affair and was
enjoyed by all who attended it. It
was gotten up by Rev. Portier,
for the benit and ipurpose of giv
ing the Catholic church a donation,
being the eleventh station. Rev.
Fortier delivered a lecture on
"Acadians and Canadians," and
among the musical numbers was
an overture by Mrs. P. J. Samson;
chorus by.school children; duet by
Frances and elaine Thomas; violin
solo by Dr. Tircuit; song by Mrs.
A. J. Thomas; song by Mr. Chan
vier; quartet by Mrs. Thomas,
Mrs. Samson, Mr. Chanvier and
Father Partlr. The musical pro
gram was under the abe direction
Death of Mrs. D. W. Wall.
of M r. I i. \V. \V I.1,. it II . f.imll: tv
hotin, in I.ºk .Chllel., \\ 4I I ,i.lv
c nl in: c :ºt ( 14, rn .:l thll e'lt
\\,'k'e! I ark . 4 t lii; : ,l (,
:'1r . \\'all theIl ,t i" ;c s il: .
I r ut (w:. i . tIi. \Xil-'it II i.i
atg .d 53 ,t':ri, ill '. u l1it. ,t r l i
hie: .lt I . for h:ver :I 't, I , ul:lt :; th
de; rll]. wis i( l t I1th i) i t: lllll lTl l,
Th,, ttnxt'radl u h, f:uIi in i IItlter
in . at fr 'clt .c.f tile ftiiv. Mvirs
t]." b1uril a , in n ud in tl' lan"l\
iMr s. wrall i ll ;r\itt rs llh f. o
lw ink hihbib n, I,- sic '" Iher
hu1 .la l'd: 11. !'. W all, J il , \I.
W all and Al". \ ',rrie \\all. ;ll of
Laporte ilorne Butned.
ro1.ut 5:2 last Snday tnorfit
rthe fire : r, il. II. t\ , iworth, and
1for::: \ai rý,t t le h one of latter n.
All uncle, j.::1,t'- M ?;galu ah, of i'at
MrTc . \ :,1t wtrnt, oa the hares
:about two ye'ºr" a; o, following her
hut blear , wol, e hal uone preasvitl-ly
and started in li ines the flare. The
fgtatlyb lived here for many ears,
aon are wull kinwn here, afor the
sad Ie\ws cerye as a shock to tilye
many frit colds of thave faily. re, rs.
Wall the waste r ward in Patterson.
Laporte ilome Burned.
About 5:24 last Sunday morning
Sof the fire alaur was turned in, aveind,
for the fire at the home of Mr.
and thexlore waporte, on the west
uide of Main .stret. A very large
number of rtpeople quickb asem
present, which time the flames had
gotten beyond any hope of saving
the building, The water was put
on the building, however, for the
heat was veO'ry intene, and luckily
the wind was not blowing hard,
for it could have easily spread, but
after the water was finally gotten
the flames were quickly suby thed.
Some of the furniture was saved,
and there was insurance on the
Mr. acted aporte will not build athe
present, but will take o of hiesl,
houses on Washington street,
where J. W. O'Bryan is presentlyaux,
Strawberry ice-ceam with fresh
home grown fruit at Stansbury &n.
Road Committee Reported.
The committee appointed by the
police jury to trace alry in widen
ing the public road just across the
baconditu, leading into this city, has
acted and made their repoy andrt. The
committee is composendid of Ophelias
Bourque, J. A. Summproperty good ers, Cugh
Fletho advertise, F. D. Lege, Alex Meaux,
Valcien Mathe Sand O. J. Chauvin.
additional land necessary in widen-to
opern toup a largely to. ravel that hereto
fore has been marrlct theby thinge bad
conditiont e that this road has alwaysh.
ppbeen in. Such improvemes aso
we comp limen it cthe jurly andts the
dress ommittee on the splendid work
which they are doing.and
tFurnishing i to. We in.
thatll are taefo ad odeh.
Call and look thes ovIr.
4 Ii ht f i *I d.i t, i I r . I
I .,nT , t ,I, f ,,:
If v. ltou re. 'i \nl 'o:r ,bre:ld,
thin olt have. jt.l' ':.t r lts to
Stelljy .vour lt , .
nho Biulu the Tailor
O()lpo: .e Stauffer-(:oidcliaux Store
Always has fresh Beef, Pork,
Veal, Mutton and Sausage.
Open froml 4 a. in. to 8 pI. in.
Free Delivery. Phone 69.
o is the place 4 give
)your orders for....
. Special_ "", an
`"' an,,number of
Should be in every
See him in our window next
time you come to town. Hear
him greet you "Good Morning."
lie is well worth meeting indeed.
Big Ben is a truth telling
and reliable alarm clock.
Vemilion Jewlry Co
J. A. LeBlanc, Mgr.
I am prepared to do all
kinds of work in the tin line.
Guttering, Cisterns, Roofimg.
Tin and Galvanized Shingles.
Up to date Sanitary Plumbing.
A. C. Escudir.
Neit to 8well's Big Dal.
Phone 237. StateISt.
One of the readers of
this newspaper, whose
identity is unknown to
you, wants to buy your
You ac't get aequalated with
this rader sales yolr ad in this
newspper attracts his attetion,
adl nmakes him asmis to gt
aeqauinted with yoe. Re's psh
to buy puopgrty simlr to yeIa,
aybow., o yee eoght to brin to,
blok Si him wimhla *lm, i