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Official Journal of the Parish of West Feliciana and School Board.
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Frnacisvilie, - Iou:i' jnnn,
t pr;pared to tao all w ork in
his iae. 0111cc at rcl:iieuco.
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IARIIW ARE, i3'I'OVES, W_ "GN
sadCARRIdMR WO;l) WUi01:i.
use Furnishing Ccods.
ROPE, HOODS' iImItNMi MA..
'LINDS, DOORS, ETC.
Sbbip in Con C lon With Store.
ply of Horses and Mules for saIc.
Foot of' HI ill.
L. P. KIL120'6 3. .,
Rsyai and Prosperity 5trects,
St. F'raccisv-itlt, ii:i.
Cf~in, carrefullyl comnpoundedcc.
C~icsele~ction 4)[ Drugsa, Partent
Mledicinep, a~nd Notions.
feh arden Seed on Hland
Doore and Drcas~e LT¶ kc're1A
:cofl8tafltl)- on ilaci at sh~op,
Of N~ew Orleans, La.
fr Stores, ])wellingrv'one
~.Lelke, Jr., LocaI Agent1
Stl)als ahiu cdblcg C
The 48th session of this Institution
will open September 1, 1896. Tho
members of the Faculty are ladies of
culture. SPEC1ALISTs in e:icl depart
,ment. Superior advantages are there
by offered to those young ladies desir
ing a thorough and finished education.
The health of the Institution is unsur
For particulars and catalogue ad
MISS L J CATLET'r, Prin.,
"HOME SWEET HOME,
TiIEP.E'S IO FLACE LIh E ,OIIME,'
Is a universal sentiment, and for that
reao:,n1 doubly well nanmud is that ex
To the young ladies and girls in its
charge it gives tihe adantages of in
atruction in literature, science and art,
com!'inc'd with all the environments of
a refined home; so that while the mind
is cultivated the heart is not neglected
in l1ar:inug the ways of noble wouian
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145, Camp w treet, flow Orlean1, La,
SIhTE A ORM .L SC0O .,
' WATCH ITOC ES, LA.
S Maintained by the State for the
training uo teachers. Affords thorough
preparation for the profession of teach
ing; full coarse of academic study,
practical training in the art of teach
ing, one year of daily practice in
. model r;chools under guidance of skiil
ted training teachers. Class work ex
emplifies the best of modern thought
in matter and method of instruction.
1Diploma entitles graduate to teach in
any public school of Louisiana without
Tuitiou free to stu~dents who teach
one year after graduation. Entire cx
- peuse for sessioni of eight month, $110.
•" Twvelfth annual session begius Oct.
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1 S. P. M. DA,IDSON, Prop.
BOa l, býy hyW ofif Mod
IT1EIMS, $1.30 PElt DAY.
3Ionthly rates made on applicati'Jn
Location, ccntral. Surround
ings, pleasant. Tran
Bank Euildig, St, Francisvill~, Lou'sin,
Mrs. ,. 0. HGwell, Proprietress.
By the day or mo:nth. Siugle Meals
..... BAYOU SARA, LA.....
LOCi and iGUl NSMITII,
Boiler anr Gin Stand lepa!ri.g a Spacially.
All work that remains in gy shop over
90 days w ll be sold to pay cost.
J. Go DIEM,
....St. Francisyille, La....
Practical Tin Smith,
COPPER and SHEET-IRON
Tin Cuttering and Roofing
I..Im1 work guaranteecdt
NEWSY ITEis 0f I HESi
Codeanscil io Slhort and Pit1!r Pa"rara' I3
For Our Subscribers. cc
SPECIAL TAX FOR SCHOOL PURPOSES,
Suicide by Morphine--Michael Breakrs
Another Record -- Gubernatorial to
Appointments--Caddo Levee Hoard l
--Liquor Dealers Attached. al
Gov. Foster made the following ap- 1
pointments Friday: Joseph LeB!Ian, tl
notary publie, West Baton Rouge; Wii- s
liam J. Far:is, inspector of ;veights n
and measures, Livingston; Girard el
Brandon, of Natchez, Miss., cuomnis- r
stoner of deeds of Louisiana. 01
The lsu'ra &ce (mntpany Wan.
The suit of enry Wilert vs. Vr
ginia State Insuranco Company for a
policy of $I0:, was tried Thursday
at Plaquemine before .uige E. B. Tal- b
bot and decided in favor of the de- L
fendant. The suit of Austin ILhiin vs.
Henry Wilbert for a note of '10u0 was ti
decided in favor of the defenldanL .
Liquor Dealers Attached. i
Kahn 13ro,., wlhoit.le and retail i1
liquor dealers at Shrcveport, were at- is
tached Thursday by their creditors.
The amounts of the at:,aelhchets are '1
as follows: Merehants and .artmers' s
Bank, $4.100; Miss E:nu:iv Meyer, i
,13267; William Winter, .275)0; Leon t
Hlammond Light Guards' Drill.
The regular qua(rterly comnpetitive 1
drill of the Hammond Light Guards
of Hammond, was held Friday night a
at the town hall. Capt. M. S. Water
man and Lieut. T. S. Waterman, Jr.,
of the Fourth Battolion, L. N. G.,
were the judges. ''ihe prize was finally t
awarded to Private Clarence Cook.
NUegro fhild i'athily Burned. C
Saturiay a little colored named Hat
tie Dovis died from the effet:is of burns c
received Thursday at Amite City. It
seems that all the other members of
the family had gone offl and left several
small children at home, and in some
t way the clothes of Hattie D)avis, who
was only three years ,4d, became igni
ted and she was sevtr;ely burned, with
t the above result.
h F. Zernott Chosen: Mayor.
At the municipal election in the
town of Thibi!oaux, held ""v'ml cr
3rd, the followin~ council w,:s elected:
P. Zernottl, mayor; E . N. oth, Edgrar
Riviere, V. 1'. it in, Henry Fr.i.
inger, C. T. Le.iQgendre, V, Bergeron,
trustees. An.Xcrditnnve far heo prc
vention of ca tlie running at !.ýrge on
the streets f 'Tllhibodau1: was voted
u;)cn and defeated.
Special Ta'' for School iurpo~e".
An election was wihci at Irnlklinton 1
Friday, submitting to the town it
whether not !ic the wouldl tax tlhem- I
selves to maintain a free schoo: l for all
educaule ehildire'u wihin the ceorioratei
limits of the town. There were only
three disenting votes to thel propoai
tion. The ma:ycer and board of alder
men will at once pa.-s an ordinance i
levying a special tax of 23 mills in
sui)port of the school.
Ml!eihael Ireaks Another Record.
Jimmy Michael broke more bicyc!e
Srecords at the cement track Saturday
afternoon at New Orleans. H-e rode
two miles in 3:33 2-3, three miles in
5:.,) 1-5 and five miles in 9:12 3 5.
"iTheec were all lpacedi. The previou
recoris w4'e t;,) t iS, l)S, ,ro,i a
L(uisville in,1.: , 1-5; tilre. rmiles i
, 5:4), and five milvs in 9::38 by Michael
at Chicago. Johuson wasnot fe,'.!ing
well enough to try for the mile.
S A 'ritrhousand Dollar Fire.
Tth one-story fraime rei.dcence, No.
8,:'20 Plun sircet, between Cambron
9' ne (and oliet, own,:id by Joeob N;ie
1'er and! occui:,ed by S. Exnuiciou, was
totally destroyed by lire at 1:15 Friday
miorn!in att. New (ricans. t IThled
ing, which was vaine I at 1.0)0), was
insured in Lthe Slun _i:ltu:l IInsmlrace
com!,:any o, e.Jl(. Exui.cI;us' furni
tlure, whitch was nahlo lstroyed, was
insured in the Crescent lIsurance com
imy' for ,:.00.
Veterans Relate (Unwritten Hiistory.
A meeting oL, the local camp of Con
federate Veterans of Ituston, La.,
was held at the court-house
Saturday night, at which sonme
interesting bits of local history were
relnated. It is the purlose of the camp
to have these historical meetings once
a month. Upon each programme will
be a paper by one of the veterans con
taining personal experiences and un
written history. ''The audience was
entertained Saturday night by a history
of the command of Col.'T. C. Sindifer.
The meeting was also addressed by
Judge Allen iEarksdale. These meet
1lJgs prulisoue to neveluop a tlel. titl Oi f
interest and to be bighly succesful.
Suicide'd by Morphine.
Henry Bianey, residing on St. Louis
street, near Royal, owing to ill-health,
committed suicide Friday evening in
New Orleans, by taking morphine.
Mrs. Blaney found her husband about
3:30 o'clock. Friday evlenng-lying on
the bed in his room in an uincoinscious
condition with a half-ouilce bot.tlo of
morphine half empty by his side. She
at ontce made uni her mind that be had
taken part of the contents of the bot
tie, so she callad in some of the neigh
bors. The ambnlapce-was summoned,
and when the students arrived and i
examined the man they.found that he
was sufl'ring from morphine poison.
As his' co6lition was considered criti
cal by the students, he was removed to
the hospital in the ambulance. As
soon as the hospital was reached the
Sman was taken to the battery room and
I electricity applied, but it failed to
revive himu, and he died from the effects
of the poison at 7 o'clock. Ill-health
is the only cause that Mrs. Blaney could
assign for the cause of her husband's
Ca:dlo Levee Board.
A special meetiing of the Caddo levee
board was held in Shreveport,
t La., Friday. There were present Mr.
W. J. Crowder, president; W. A. Mar
ri tin, John (Glasstll, TW. L. Dickson, J.
R. Mj:s, J. L. Gayel and J. M. Robin
son. The object of the meeting was
to consider the sale of certain levee
lands and trandact other, Imt iness of
importance. On motionu of Dr. Dick
son the scale of prices for the sale of
land adopted by the board March 5,
e 1813, was repealed and! the following
scale of prices be adopted: In contig.
nous bodies of from 6-0 to 1000 acres,
n at price arranged by the leveeo board;
in contiguonus bodies of 2000 fo 5000
ace;;, at price nl-o arranged by the
board; land sales when made by the
Spresident are not subject to the ratifi
Sction of the board. On motion of Dr.
Dickson, Mr. I. iW . Wise, attorney of
the board, was requested to cite
the law to the police jury requir
ing them to build ramps across pub
lic roads crossing levees and also that
they be requested to immediately
build ramps on the Rock Point and
Rush Point roads where the said roads
cross the public levees. Mr. Beasley
. was authorized to sell 640 acres at 75
s cents per acre and to take $100 in
t ash, and balantce to be Faid in sixty
f days with vendor's lien Iearing 8 per
Al 'enat interest on deferred payments.
SAVEI) BY CHIANCE.
sih Epwrcrcked Crew Picked Up After
Drifting Mlore Than Three Days.
t even men and one woman, com
posing the crew of the schooncr Rising
tn!r, after drifting in a helpless condi
l tion on a leaking vessel down storm
i" lashd Lake Michigan from Tuesday
" non until Friday night, were towed
r nto Chicago Saturday by the steamer
SColn Campbell. The schooner's crew
illd given up all hole, and worn with
:ftigue r:nd exposenur to the icy blast,
n !are cli-'ging to the rigging when the
(u C:a: ,b'll sighted their signals of dis
trees. The .iising Star, lumber laden,
cka'red st Green lisy, via, on Tues- I
day for Chicago. In t1c afternoon the
in boat sprung a lek. The pumps were
U manedl and by hard work the vessel was
- ktep t anfat. The held was filled with
il water, and wfater-5.ofaked bread alone
to 1:ept the crew from starving. In the
ly terrible storm which raged Thursday
ii- and Friday the deckload anid upper
works were car:ied away. The boat
d/ rifttd helph asly out of the path of
in lal;e tiravel. and it was by mere chance
that en F:iday evening tite Colin Camp
bell ,ighted the wreck. The members
of the crew, although suffering terribly
!e frcm cold and hunger, will recover.
e Southern Export Tranfi.
in It was reported in Wall street, Now
5. York, Thursday, that arrangements
u are being completed between. the prinii
at cilpal railroads having their i-rminals
in at SNorfolk, Charleston, Savaur.nah and
tel Bruuswick, and Win'm. Johnston & Co.,
of Liverpool, Eng., owner of the
Johnston Line ste:amers, under which
a regular line of sttuamships will be
run i'rcm thesa touth AtAlanlic ports to
the chicf Europe a ports. Thle nego
SUitions for this inn',er't( ~ mvvemecnt
for the devdelpment of So:;:,thrn corm
a- mere and aircct Southern export
as trnihic are the rc-,lt of the rce-nt visit
av of Mr. Samuel Slence.r, pr:si'dent of
the Sout ohern RITilway Comi vy, to
a England last summer, T!i objec t i:
e not only to strengthen hil1 e-p<o)'t 'rae
ii- from the South ty regu:r aid reliable
;. ocean servie', bUnt to pr:vent.in future
r the irregularities in ocea!n r'.t2 's here
tofore e:istiung from thiso p,:rts, which
have been so expensive to tke r:ilroad
. lines of the Souith.
a., Prirncess Gives Birth to Twlns.
Iso Princes Marguerite, wife of Princ.e
2in Fredelick Charles of lHeise and sister
re af Emprror W'illism, Las given birth
up to tuin,, bcys. 'rinces Marguerite
ae already has two rcne, the eilder born in
!ihl 1~93 and the second born in 1894.
in- New Cruisers for Ch!na.
-as A Singapore dispatch to the London
try Times says that contracts have been
er. signed at Pekin, China, for two Arm
by strong cruisers and four German tor
ct- pedo bt"7
q. M;1. Lwantsox, Prs. A. TeuTrscn, Vice-Pros. E. J . r Qul
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Cash Capital, - - $25,0
Safelty Deposit Boxes for Iet
Exchange bought aln oAuld. Prompt service guaranteet. Y E-L aamOi
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