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. .T. RACISVILIE~, OUISIANA, SA'URDAY' JULY 11, 1896. NO3.
JOHN H. STONE,
ATTORNEY AT L.AW.
';ill |iry tic it e1'ou t. of thiS distrit,
.di, tostls'l, th C'irenr i..
ooet office ihddrel 4, Cliuton, La.
--. Sal.. R. P'rrcY.
SIMPLE & PrERCY,
: .ATTORNE''YS AT LAW,
iil practice ii iay court in thlis distr'ict.
Othiel. iv Iik ldg.,
ST. R NC'ISI'HLLA, L.
DR. W. R. ABNEY,
PHYSICIAN and SURGEON,
I s1you iarl, L,.
Oflice at Lresidence, onu un st.
DR. A. F. BARROW,
pHYSICIAN and SURGEON,
f St. Fr ci.ville, it.
oeeu i ' ,ko 1 i)r l- t iilli 'l'elTre..iu
ally anIeM'redl'ro1 either Kilbou'le's or
D. II. LOFTON,
Crown and Bridge Work
-Will bo in St. Francisville on the 1st and
i nI Clitton on the 15th, of uch imonth.
Sidney Powell, D. D. S.
Is prep)ared to do all work in his line
Ollce at resitdence.
Bayou Sara, la.
BL.ACK 'r' -
1i Lock & Cunsmith.
BOILERS AND GI1 SN'AINDS RE
PAIRING A SprCIAL'Y.
AIr work that remaisins my shop over
90 )AYS, will be sold to pa'Y cost.
90 DAYSw ill b
LIVEltY STAItLE IN CONNECTION
Supply of Horses and Mules for Sale.
SFoot of Hill,
A. T GASTRELL, .
Hardware, Stoves, Wagon A
and Carriage Woodwork t(
` HOUSE FURNISH1ING GOODS, a
Rope, Woods' IMowing MLa
" 1ines, Hay Rakes, Sash
Blinds, Doors, Etc.
Central Manufacturing and
Lumber Co., Limited.
All kinds of Store and Office Fittings,
ROUG3H AND DRESSEI) LUMBER.
Oiee and Factory: Cor. Howard Avenue
aud.Dryades St., Head of New Basin.
. Ill. HACKNEY, Pres. and Geu'l. Mgr.,
NEW ORLEANS, LA.
. -s, 1-a.
Chamberlain's Eye and Skin Ointment
Is unequalled for Ecma, Tetter, Salt
Rhem Salbd Head, Sore Nipples, Chaypet
h ands, Itching Piles, Burns, Frost Rites.
ChronicSore Eves and Granu'ated Eve Lids,
For ale by druggists at 25 cents per boa.
'0 HORSE OWNERS.
For putting a horse in a fine healthy con
aition try Dr. Cady's Condition Powders.
'The tone up the system, aid digestion, cure
ee of alppetite, relieve constipation, correct
kidney disorders and destroy worms, giving
new life to an old or over.worked horse. 25
aetsr package. For sale by druggits.
WE HAVE NO ACENTS
but sip from oor factory at
owhoteple prices. Ship anyl
where for examination: pay
freight both ways if not sati
1 factory. 100 styles of
Carriaes 9o styles Of
Iarness Seiod 4t.
fort t2 page c 'ataloge.
ELEIIAItlT RCARlBUAi AGI
SUAISS DI'E89Wo. C
ASK the recovered
dyspeptics, bilious suf
S ferers, victims of fever
and ague, the mercurial
diseased patient, how
they recovered health,
, cheerful spirits and good
appetite; they will tell
" £ * you by taking StMtaoNs
The Cheapest, Purest and Best Family
Medicine in the Worldl
For DYSPEPSIA CONSTIPATION Jaundice,
Bilious altacks, SICk HEADACHE, Colic, Depres
ion of Spirits, SOUR STOMACH, Heartburn, etc.
This unrivaled remedy is wanranted not to contain
a single particle of MtRcuYv, or any mineral substance,
containing those Southern Roots and Herbs which an
all-wise Providence has placed in countries where
Liver Diseases most prevail. It will cure all
Diseases caused by Derangement of the
Liver and Bowels.
'. The SYMPTOMS of Liver Complaint are a bitter
or bad taste in the mouth; Pain in the Back, Sides or
Joints, often mistaken for Rheumatism: Sour
Stomach; Loss of Appetite; Bowels alternately
costive and lax; Headache; Loss of Memory, with a
painful sensation of having failed to do something
which aught to have been done; Debility; Low
Spirits; a thick, yellow appearance of the Skin and
]yes; a dry Cough, often mistaken for Consumption.
Sometimes many of these symptoms attend the
disease, at others very few; but the LIVER, the largest
organ in the body, is generally the seat of the disease,
and if not Regulated in time, great suffering, wretch
edness and DEATH will ensue.
The following highly-esteemed persons attest to the
virtues of SIMMONS LIVER REGULATOR: Gen. W. S.
Holt, Pres. Ga. S. W. R. R. Co.; Rev. J. R. Felder,
Perry, Ga.; Col. E. K. Sparks, Albany, Ga.; C. Master
sos, Esq.,Sheriff Bibb Co.,Ga.: J. A. Butts, Bainbridge,
Ga.; Rev. J. W. Burke, Macon, Ga.; Virgil Powers,
Supt. Ga. S. W. R. R.; Hon. Alexander H. Stephens.
We have tested its virtues personally, and know
that for Dyspepsia, Biliousness and Throbbing Head
ache, it is the best medicine the world ever saw. We
have tried forty other remedies before Simmons Liver
Regulator, and none of them gave us more than tem
porary relief; the Regulator not only relieved, but cured
i u."--ED. TBLEGRAPH AND MBSSSNGEP., MACON, GA.
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of the greatest tornado that ever visited
Illustrated with 150 Special Large
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Extra cloth binding, $1.50; extra half
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1)o lnot co(ut0so this completo ad an
thentic history with the small palmphllets
of views ilow being clrculatedt and sold.
PUBILISIIERS' STUP'PLY CO.
67 &69 Emilie Building, St. Louis Meo.
tnnls t Inpart H arT: tI .cr., ..i .1 t ra [
Swoewr (one uti tl tho ICCO a-Lr-3 and pro-CS
j . Ccm c.L va E -"T cn bm
t ...ý..4 nti.ýat';..4 #.,:."A N. .knK~l~f #,i#4.`ý`:^..4#.
WV. Monroe, N. Y., Oct. 15, '95.
Acme Cycle Co., Elkhart, Ind. cc
LEAn Sins:'-The- wheel arive'f .es*
terday, and I have ridden it about40 miles
and it has give perfect satisfetion so far i
and I think it will couti!ue to do so.
F. C. NORTIIRUP. to
l"eutoI Kty., Oct. 14, '95.
Acme Cycle Co., Elkhart, Ind.
DEA:r Sirs :-I have this day received 01
your Acme Road Racer anud aml gretly
pflcasetd with your wheel. Sv';ral have
seen the wheel and pronounce it a beauty,
and not a word have I heard ,tl aillbt it.
Your f'riend, b
p. S. I am willing to compare it with
any wheel in this country.
Fla. Baptist Wit- J. U. Porte'r, Pu.
nossy, Ocaa, Fla., C. S. Farriss, 3Editor.
DoLaud, Fla., Oct. 19, '95.
Acme Cycle Co., Elkhart., dl.:t
DEt:R SIlr s :-IThe cycle came 0. K.
and to say that I am, after a good trial ol
it, delighted, does not more than half x
rs ' it. Surely it is at beauty. I select
ed the ladies' wheel for my wife andm -
self, but ;desire a 24 pouIa lRoadsts'L r ur
my own personal use. Please send RLi
sters C. 0. D. at once.
C. . FARTRISS.
J. G, Diem
A.St. 1RACOISYILLE, La.,
Tin Smith, Copper &
SSheet Iron Worker
L.ugh, and the world laughs with you ; a
\Vep, nod . On weep ahuu:I;
For this brave old earth Imur t borrow its 'i
It has troubhles enough of its own.
Sing :nud th. hills will answer ;
Sigh, it is lost to the air;
Th'i echlloe:i hnd to a j)oyfusl Sou 1111,
IBut shrih:k fromn voici ng c:'are.
IRejoice, and men will seek you,
Greoto, aotd they turn :uad go;
'They wiaunt Idl micrume of all your pleast
But, they 10do ot Want you'r woe. .
lie glad, and your ftr:..u: are oany; c
lb sail, anl you loe thaem all ;
'There are. none to (declilne your neetart'd I
But alone you nmust drink life's gall. 1
Feast, :(id your hall.s arm crowded,
Fast, anod the. worldl goes hy;
Stccetl and give and it helps you live,,
lut o man can u help you die.
There is rotm in the hal's of pleasure,
For a lung and lordly train,
I:ut oue by one we mnist, all file on
Through the narrow ai.des of pain.
-L11': \ heieler Wiltox.
Mrs. lrho:iic No:ili of this place, was
taken in the night with c:rampirig ains
and the next day diar. hoea set in. She
took half ta bott l of black berry cordial
but got no relief. She then sent to me to
see if I had anything that would help her.
I sent her a bottle of Chamtberlain's Colic,
Cholera and Diarrhoea eminedy and the
ihrt dotse relieved' her. Anllother of our
neighbors had been sick for about' a week
and hadl tried dillerent remuedies for di
arrhoea but kept getting worsO. I sent
hint the samie remedy. Only fiur doses of
h it were required to cure hin. lie says he
owes his recovery to this wonderful rein
edy.-Mrs. Mary Sibley, Sidney M ich.
-. For sale by L. P. Kilbourmn, l)ruggibt.
Prolmpt People. flt
Doin't live a siigle hour of your si
to without doing exactly what is l
SbOe ldone iu it, and goi,,g straight tb
rouglh from begitlning to et. th
Vork, play, stulyl-whatever it is,
ake hold at: once and finkih it up ce
nquarly; then to the next t hing, s
without let.ting any mloments drop -
.twetelt. It is wondcrf'ul Iit set.
iow mauy hours these prompt peo «
Io contrive to 0make ill a day'; it is 0
' if they picked uip the 1nomelnts
which the dawdlers lost. And if
ver. yu find yourself where you
have so manuy things pressiug upon e
you that youl hardly know how to e
beginl, let me tell you a secret :
Take 1hold of the very first one that d
coomes to hand a1nd you will find f
the rest all fall into file nld follow(,w
after, like a company of well
dtilled soldiers, anhd though work
maty be hard io meeIt when it
charges in a squad, it is easily
van\quished ii you can bhriig it into
You may have often oeen the at -
ecdote of the i;an who was ask d
how he had taccompnlished so much
in his life. "My father taught me,"
was the reply, when I hadu anything
to do, go (do it. There is Ithe secret
-the mni!gic word now ! Make sure
however, thliat what is to be dolne
ought to be done.
"Never put off till to-inorrow whalt
you aen ldo to-ly":Jis a goodl proverb,
but don't do whilt you may regret.
Face Upon A Headstone. 1
Peculiar PhilomenonI That 8
is Causing Excitement at a
Scabrook, N. II.
The residents ot Amesbury, Mass. 0
tanid the, people of Sealbrook, N. IH. i
are greatly excited over a grave
stone in the little cemetery at the I
edge of Seabrook. The stone bears 2
the miile of Jolnathanl Walter, who I
died in 1894. On it can be seen I
very distillnctly the outline of al
womall'd face, said to greatly re-c
semuble Mr. Walter's first wife, who I
died a few years ago.
The stonie was placed -in positioln
by Mr. W\alter's second wife and
other relatives. At that time
niothiiig strange was seen on the
stone and it looked no different frmui
others in the yard. i
Tho face wa's first noticed on
Memorial D1Iy, when IM rs. Williamn
Eaton, who was examining ' the
headstl!:e out Vf :urioity s$t-a ed.
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I I Ulti ;IYA'( i nit 1 trout oft Ihis 4IneL,
a1n Saw a whait s1le tlhen I hought Was
It Woºtillili'S faee' w1 gia vtil tlieii'oii.
But oil going tipl to the Stoile she
it scelms tl;i;t tle face can only
bet. Seen Whe the~ ot)ser'Vvl
I`tands1t a short diist ance a way
roi1 lhe grave anid at a certlaii)
The iumaker of the stoniO states
tliht niothiinig of the kindl 'as on
the stonie whenh it was ph aceul ill
positioni. The eyes tose atndti iniotlh
can be sceen plaintly. 'hike, hutil *is
also very distitit alt)d falls loose
ly i1101i tlie siwulders. More t han
1,000 peopld have Visited the lit.
rio towin si icnk the day the picture
was fii st s(e'e by I1rs. Eaton.
Vlen is a Womuan Old.
c \11' lhen iý a woml.dn old V' is the
l4t uest~ionl to eng aget uew;ý~l~a pr
interes~t,. It. has bueen a~sket ol all
'the leadinug act resses in (jierina~ny
and1 5011W of tike 1& ph eS aie woriiº
niotinig. 1ennii y Ucros takes to the
usulal ret so that. "A woman is as
old .:-s she looks." Frau Nuschma
tBize thinks 'a Wounanll is old onily
whlei She Ivies to make herseli' young
;lau Marie Po51,jchil dechares
that ''ats long asS aI wo0man believ'es
in youth anduul clings to hIer youth
s1e ap pelars yountg, cvenI whens she
is not really so," ailnd Marie 1 Gist it
haIlr cnsitders soeIwIhItilIL obscure
3ly thlut "woImIiiiI is ol01 wihie shisobe
gins to lov'. reason an uis llis uso
love ill return." Ito11i ileite .ui e
fuets that "a wouuiti is old w~hle's
r liti begins to ask IIerseIlf, *-wlhens is
au Wtonlau old 11 " Intl Clara Ziegler
th e tfunous trage'l ien ii, is tIhe ati -
I, th1o01 ot tlih phrase in her reply
O.\Ttuess is a womaniIss old I 'ie etoni
'º eu~itet, newVCI; the 'iuilaippy, too
rsnom snd I11(3Wise, at the right Ii nw."
% .. _.A Z`. A dvcrti8cr.
Last summner one ouf our grand childrel tnal,
was sick with a severe bowel trouble. tert
Our doctor's remedies had failed, then we t
triod Chaumberlain's Colic, Cholera adthe
Diarrhoea Remedy, which gave very
speedy relief We regard it as the best Ia1k
muedicine ever put on the market, for bow- AIr.
el comlplaints*. Mrs. E. G. Gregory, Fred- gp
erickstowtn, Mo. This certainly is the v.Ye
best medicine ever put on the market for
dysentery, summer complaint, colic and D
cholera ilfantumL in children. It never anl
fails to give prompt relief wien used in Cli
reasonable Jimo and the plain printed di. Ito
rectious are followed. Many mothers have
expressed their sincere gratitude for the (
cures it has effected. For sale by L. P. Bi
Kilbourne, Druggist. Ol
The Secret of beiug at Ease. ,A
The secret ofbeing at easy wherc- 0,
ever you are is a very simple qne. Th
It is only this--Do not think about 0,
yourself. Basltfuluess, awkward
Ies and clumusiness are caused by Al
what we call self-cousciousness, and It
as soon as we entirely forgot our- A
selves thesepass away. A girl who Bi
writes to I.e comlahiing that she is I
so tall for her age that she catnuot
help being awkward. "Tie tto
tIent I ett!r at rootm," she says, "I
look about to see it anty other girl
is as tall t1s I am, and I am always
the tallest-a, pertect bean-pole.
Then I fancy tlhta every body is
soery for me. and I canntot fi. tty
attention on anything that is gointg
. on. It makes me quite wretched.
i. What sl:all .I do !
h. In the first place my dear, your
le height, if you carry you rsdf well
r attd Itold your head up, is a great
to advantage. Far from beintg a
nt thing a thing to regret, it is some
a thing to be glad of.
c. Tall, or short, fat atd dumpy, or
oo thin and pale, let the young girl
never thintk of this when she meets
on her friends. Instead, let her try
id her very best to make the rest hap
Ine py. If theore is a girl int the roo
Ihe who is: i strnger, or wl,
pnot to be hlavtng: a plegii
single, her out aund, e
o n Your hosta will 1
ran. sort of oltobtrlriV
the kindly rgiv t
d·ej ble. -
BANK OF WEST FELICIAA,
St. Francisville, La.
Cash Capital., " ' 25
Safet deposit Boxes For Rents
Exchange bought and sold, Prouipt earvicj gn aranteit.
Your businesa is respectfully solicited. Bank hloird frdldi 9 . ML to 3 P. M:
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". J. BUICK, S. MuC. lAWRRASON, ADO hII Th'T'C11, 0. . fOK
L. P. KIlTBO!J1.NIE. .IAS. T EAK, M. I, JNO. F. IRVINE, SIR:;
E. L. NEWSrlAM, RORT. )ANIEL', . IV. BU.TLIE..
Have Your GLOTHES
made to Order S ý.
~Xercbant Tailor .
i Thy Guarattee to Pit ad Plese You.
, . LOWS"aT PRleaL
S0oor APT TEIR usMa au AT
MAX MANN AGENT.
A I,N r
glw the Waord "Teetotoler". was recen
The late Rev. Joel Jewell, of ee I
royy, Pennsylvllnii, a i` sii to intvl seite
o0igilnatted tlhe '\wtrd "teetotaler.' vital
The story goes lthat t a public givIa
tell')peral, Inc& l ineGig ill -He.t: I, OV hier
York, in 1828, ihe introdliicel into hallnd
the pleodge -the letters "0. P.". for IId
:"ohll ipledge," which pledged agaiinst I'i1 (
distilledit liquors, an11 ll "," for "to- tire
tal," inciluding both l distilled 0111nd .1o
ferlminlted liquors. When lnales na;
were being talken ait young man in the
the gallery said : "ALitl mny llnie wis
iand i 'T1l,,' fori I am a T-totaler.l uctc
Mr. Jewell adopted the word in his adul
speeches anilt writinigs. HMIlne tolw get
.years later an Englishman niamed of
Dihp Tinurner employed the word, with
and its origin .has also been lait
claimed tor hi.nt.--June Ladies' lpp
homne Jona'ntl. 1I1111
Old Grumbler to the Newm Girl. e:
Bike! Bike! Bike! e;
O er the hard street stones. O, She ! 1i
And! I would that my tongue could utter he
The thoughta that arise in me!
0, well for the newsplaper boe
. That ho scoots on his cycle away !' i
0 O, well for the butcher lad as
That lie pedals--polrcLuice it may pay ! ( j!
But when stately girls get on
All a-couch and with prospect of spill!
tl It is O for the touch of a wee, soft linmdi
And the sound of it voice that could thrill!
o Bike! Bike! Bike! C1
With thy foot on the pedal! 0, She! at
But the girlish geace that the wlhel struck h(
o- Will never c.. back to to thee! e
,' -Puck. Ci
S Chaumborlain ' Congh relieedy cuires
colds, croup and whooping cough It is 4
i. pleasant safe and reliable. For sale by
IS L. P. Killborne, druggist.
ig The boy who is all the time for- ti
:d. gettilig will never become much of r
a laut in cotnmmercial lilo or any
ur where else. And the business man t
eli who has got into the bad hIabit
)at of forgetting will find his credlit
t going down every tilno his note
ue- matures, It is a law ot the
Mledes and Persians-a law which
or no mann living call break and ex
pirl Pect good credit. If we forget we
ets are doomed.
1ap ;) ES YBdsn sine.
iG o} 4v
The emprels dow;ger ef Clhha,
recently dend, wis purchlased of her..,,
pIreitts in chilllood, aftl'ler the Chbi
ese lmanneri, ni l)I'obably 'epri-sr
se8111&te to her first owner a mt
v.isna tqtal to the cost of a thunk
giving turkey. Destiny direct:
her wny first as a servitor and
Ihalldinaid to tim rioyal holuaehiOld
.tad her owil clecverPeS aitld taleuV
-dlii the rest.' r aI generation ie.
t, re her death sIho wast one of thl
.osto i nfiluenttial peisoulnges in Cliih
a ;. not so,' much. te |power behindlu
Ihe throne as iI front of it, for thereI
was no comnceanltnOIt of the intflsO -
once which she exerted in affairs of
Mad Iinstratilt stmid po:icy. She. wai
Sgenternely, but-nolt always and anlly
1 of Li Hung Clang, in sympathy:
º with his ideas of progress and soda
' retorm, andl had brains, enough to!
W appreciate his value. Xor was she>
munmidutlht'of her own unusual quail.
ties and endowmentb. With. .hie
death an ililportanlt figure in Chip;
nose politics pamses from the stage
aind into history. It will declareof.
her that she was an extremely cleV.
er wonmatr Who,. nder equally pro,
pitious conditions. might have beet
as great it ruler as Elizabeth o0
Disguised Compliment, -
i! The "gentleman farmer,"sob'a
ed, has to put up with many jokes:
at his expense in print. In real liit.1
lck he is tnot often treated to speeolhes
as almusing as one which recently
k. came to our ears.
BJefore leaving his place for a
Ares winter, visit to gayer sw.enes,, the,,
Sit farmer'" of theaneedote called liie
by ILtberhin bhead manm, mid.said:
"Flysin, I have to be away fbr a,'
for. fortniglt. 1' hope everything will
Ir of rlu smoothly on the farm." -,
iny"Oh," said Fjilynn heartily"
man don't do a bit o' harm, sir, whol
bit you're- hlee .
edit A scientific jon'nal gives thiIs
ie .simple rile to assertainl the legtl
the ofthe day and uight, any time o.
'llc the year: Doubling the time of Ie
ex- sun's rising ,will giue the length of
o we the night, and doubling the tine'
of its settihg will give the length C
Hotel Wiulso r
SMrs. J. 0. 0WELL, • reprie
inil* Bo ssT te ir ished
4*+_ .: - ,' i'