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PERSONAL BUT POLITE.
Mrs. John Wells is very ill.
Miss Cecile lBowman is visit
lag Mrs. Ruffttin l arrow.
Miss Janet M'cQueen plans to
sake a city visit shortly.
Mrs. H. Goldman made a visit
Pto ointe Couplec last week.
Miss Anna May Connell is a
guest at W. J. Fort's.
Dr. M. Oglesby is praCticmng
medicine at Wilhelm.
Mr. Elwyn Iharrow spent sev
eral days in lBaton Rouge.
Miss Rosa Hamilton has re
turned from Jackson.
Little Margaret Barrow is vis
iting Margery Percy of Baton
The many friends of Miss
s~mie Golsan are glad to know
tat she is free from fever.
Miss Leila Golsan will return
jom New Orleans on the 5th
Misses Anna and Belle Tempel
-erecovering from a severe at.
- ck of fever.
Mrs. C. I1. Converse returned
fom New Orleans, Tuesday
Mrs. E. L. Newsham left yes
terday evening for a brief busi
less trip to New Orleans.
Miss Iela Wicker has been
making a visit at Turnbull this
Mrs. W. N. Montgomery of
Wakefield was in town, Wednes
Mrs. S. L. Riggs is in Frank
hlton with her husband, where
bis holding a meeting.
--Louie Hamilton has returned
ater spending some time with
ismother, Mrs. Rosa Hamilton.
Mr. Sam Vinci returned last
eek from a trip to his old home
Mrs. Chas. MeVea of Baton
Iouge and little daughter are
ta at Wakefield.
Miss Hilda Richa:dson will
t the examination for a
T. B. Lawrason is exnected
efrom Mathews some time
Misses Nora Dougherty and
latta Fuqua are guests of Mrs.
ab Howell at Afton.
SMaster Wilmhner Rogers now
l a baby sister, who arrived on
Misses Nellie and Hilda Rich
n are in town again after
meral country visits.
Prof., B. N. Lowrey and-family
- returned from a pleasant
llt to DeSoto parish.
,Mrs. J. R. Matthews and chil
en are at home again after a
rist to Clinton.
Mrs, L. J. Davis and Miss Caro
eoY returned from a visit to
teir relatives at Covington.
Dr, W, W, Matthews of Lake
had came over for the ball game
Miass Amelia Barrow leaves to
row week for school in Vir
MissFannie Daml)npf of Laurel
has been visiting Misses
hresa and Vivian Mann this
Miss Katherine Chamberlin
W;lat Friday after a delightful
i.t to the Misses Lobdell at
Mrs. Richardson of New Or:
an4 child are visiting Mr,
$ Mrs, Stevicson Reed at
Is Mattie Quine and broth
Morgan, have returned to
Rouge after a pleasant
Swith relatives at Riddle.
Miss Mel Leake will go to New
us on the lithl where she
beginstudly at the Domini
Miss Lucille ParmIniter left last
a t for her home in Kinder,
having made many friends
_ he here,
Mr.Armuand Bear of New Or
Is expected Tuesday to
charge of tie Bayou Sara
.Graber was at home for the
Sfrom "tlhe ail fields" at
SHe says they have
W4- ahout 900 feet, but
#e delayed waiting for
Mrs. Douglas Kilpatrick and
little son conclude their visit
here, Sunday, and most regret
fully are they seen to go.
Miss Carrie Dougherty before
concluding her visit to Miss Bea
Kilbourne will spend Tuesday
with the Misses Stewart at Lau
Miss Maggie Leake Stirling is
visiting her cousins, the Misses
Lemon of Baton Rouge. Miss
Mary Fluker of Hammond is al
so a guest there.
Edith Leake is spending the
week in Baton Rouge with Miss
Georgie Robertson, the little
grand-daughter of Col. S. M.
As Mrs. Foust is still absent
at her home in Mississippi, Miss
Belle Marks is filling her place
at the telephone exchange.
Mr. Alex East of Wilson, Hon.
R. C. Wickliffe's secretary, was
in town, yesterday, meeting
Mrs. J. R. Mays of Baton
Rouge and little daughter, Daisy,
came up Thursday for a short
visit to Rosedown. The latter
will remain to visit the children
of W. J. Fort.
Mrs. Chas. B. Maguire left
Thursday, accompanied by her
manly, small son, C. B., for a
visit to her brother Thos. H.
Ellis and family at El Paso, Texas.
She will be absent until October.
Mrs. B. E. Eskridge is enjoy
ing a visit from her brother, W.
H. Hartwell and family of Water
Valley, Miss. Mr. Hartwell plays
the cornet very sweetly, and the
neighbors have much enjoyed
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Percy of
Baton Rouge were here, Satur
day, between L. R. & N. trains.
As this was Mrs. Percy's first
visit since their removal from
town, friends in her old neigh
borhood were delighted to see
Misses Maud and Lilly Weber
of Donaldsonville arrived Thurs
day afternoon and will be the
guests of their cousins here for
several weeks. They will first
visit Mrs. W. T. Forrester, and
will be complimented with some
pretty social affairs while here.
Dr. S. M. Blackshear was call
ed to New Orleans, last week, by
the illness of his mother, who
had an operation performed.
For two days she was desperate
ly ill, but is now doing very nice
ly. Dr. Paul Gelpi came up to
take his place but left Thursday,
as he could only be spared for a
week from hospital duty.
C. S. Bartless and John D.
Minor have both entered boats
in the Southern Yacht Club's
races, which take place today.
Mrs. E. H. Mayer and daugh
ter, Miss Pearl, have returned to
Baton Rouge from Mt. Clemens,
Michigan, where they were at
the same time as Mr. and Mrs.
A. Schlesinger. Mrs. Joe Meyer
of New Orleans was also there.
Miss Lulie Catlett sailed for
New York, last Saturday.
Misses Sarah and Mamie But
ler are now at Mountain Lake,
I but will goon to Sewanee. They
Sare expected home the latter
part of September.
Miss Mamie Claiborne will not
return to Louisiana this fall, as
ashe will enter a college in Vir
Misses Georgie Best and Lou
ise and Aline Johnson of Wood
ville passed through Bayou Sara
Friday en route from Natchi
toches, where they studied at the
SCarter Leak of Woodville has
gone to Seattle, Wn. to practice
, The expected game Sunday
s with the Iberville Stars of St.
Gabriel was canceled owing to
d. isbandment of the Stars.
o The L. R. & N.'s train, due
a here at 11:20, was derailed at
Lacey, 1-2 miles below town, andm
Shad not arrived when we went tk
Spress this afternoon. TherE
e were no casualties.
ir Principal street, Bayou Sara
is being worked.
Death of Jas. McPherson.
The death of Mr. Jas. M. Mc
Pherson took place Tuesday $
night at 10:30 o'clock at the Bur- Z
ton Hotel, where he had been tl
living for several years with his
grand-niece, Mrs. M. Curtaein. v
He was in his seventy-fourth 1
year, and his health and strength fi
had been gradually declining for v
some time past, though not ac
tually ill, until, three days pre- v
vious to the end, and even then t
not alarmingly so. On being help- b
ed to bed the last night, he said I
he would never rise from his bed t
again, and a few hours after he a
slept his way from life into eter- tV
He was born in Jackson, La., t
but was a life-long resident of n
Bayou Sara. His wife and chil- g
dren reside in New Orleans. t
He was a Confederate Veteran, p
a member of Co. C. 1st La. Cav. it
A number of his army comrades s
were present at the burial, Wed- a
nesday morning in Grace Ceme
tery. A squad from Co. A. L. . F
N. G. fired a salute over his a
grave, giving him the respect n
due a good soldier. Several mem- u
bers represented the U. D. C. e
chapter and brought flowers and e
flags to mark his resting-place. ii
While others were bemoaningis
the boll weevil, R. C. Howell
went ahead and planted sugar Ii
cane. Now he will raise 700 tons a
which at the price of $4 per ton 1i
is not so bad. Ii
"Tax-payer" wants to correct
errors in his article of last week,
viz: that Assessor's estimate of
crop was 4000, 1-3 of last year's
crop, and the increase in taxation
$2000 not $12,000. Printer and
proofreadler followed copy.
Chaplain Johns says he could
make use of 100 Bibles at Angola.
In a Christian community, it
looks like Bibles ought not to be
so hard to get.
Rev. S. L. Riggs is absent con
ducting a meeting in Tangipahoak
While Chas. E. Percy was
watching the ball game from tbe
ticket gate, Thursday afternoon,
he stood upon a chair in order to
obtain a better view. He tilted
the chair and fell off, breaking
his arm in three places, Mr.
Percy came down town and had
his arm dressed, after which he
returned to the game.
Sergeant Elwyn J. Barrow, Jr.
is expected home from Camp
Perry, Ohio, where he has been
attending the national rifle
matches. He did some excellent
shooting on the ranges.
The Pythian Sisters held the
installation of officers in private,
last Friday night, instead of giv
ing it in public, as.the ritual for
the latter could not be procured
in time. A few outside Pythians
joined them later to partake of
the nice refreshments.
Some working of Royal street
has gone forward.
It is predicted that cotton will
go to 15 cents per pound-after
the farmers sell out.
Talk about high prices! The
government has raised the
charge on registered letters
three cents higher.
"Correct English" says auto
mobile should be pronounced to
rhyme with noble, but the ma
jority make it sound like ought
to(go to) Mobile, (Ala.)
James Higginbotham, who was
charged jointly with his brother
Will with the murder of Sing
Morgan, a negro, was discharged
at New Roads. The District At
torney said he did not believe he
could make out a case against
him. The case, so far as Will is
concerned, was continued owing
to the absence of material wit.
The government will discon
tinue the issue of two dollar bills.
Thought it had done so, haven't
seen one in so long.
e First, good roads, and then
rural free delivery follows.
L, And ice has always rhymed
The End of the Base Ball Seassn.
The double-header with the All
Avoyelles team of Marksville,
Thursday, closed the season for
The first game was an easy
victory for the Felicianas. score:
14 to 0. Gondolfi was in the box
for the locals and did excellent
The second game resulted in a
victory for the visitors, score: 2
to 1. Gilbert was in the box,
but as he was just recovering
from a spell of sickness, he was fa
too weak to do effective work, ol
and went into the game against G
the advice of his physician. T
During the season just closed, c4
the Felicianas made a most re- A
markable showing, playing 34 H
games, of which they won 26, C
tied 2, and lost 6, giving them a F
per centage of .791. This record o
is unequalled by any amateur or S
semi-professional team in Louisi- B
The individual players on the
Felicianas are all good players le
and gentlemanly young men, and
not one of them caused a single
unpleasant incident during the 1)
entire season. We hope to see
each and every one of them wear
ing a Feliciana uniform next sea
WANTED-To exchange a s
home (twelve rooms with four n
acres of ground) in the Cumber
land Mountains for a place of V
lower altitude, suitable for fruit tl
or truck farming. Fine oppor- c
tunity for family having boys to q
educate in the University of the
South or Sewanee Military Acad
Box 35, "Windcliff." F
Sewanee, Tenn. t
The L. R. & N. will sell round
trip tickets to Shreveport, at one
and one-third fare for the round
trip, account of convention of the
Rising Sons of Progress (col.)
Date of Sale Aug. 25, return limit
Aug. 30. E. O. Mansker, Agt.
The teacher selected for the I
"Baibs ~,hool haing refused tO
accept the school with the ninth
grade added, the executive com
mittee has decided to confine the
school to the eight grades as
Two teachers have been ap
pointed for the Wakefield school,
and high school pupils will be
admitted to this school as soon
Fas the additional room can be
Miss Willie C. Garrett has ac
cepted the principalship of this
school to begin work when the
new room is ready. Miss Anne
Lobdell, who is to be the assist
ant, will open the school on Sept.
Miss Maltby will teach the
Beech Grove school and Miss
Lottie E. Smith of Glencoe, La.,
the Laurel Hill school.
I have just received word from
Miss Isabelle Stevens, teacher
of the first and second grades of
the Julius Freyhan High School,
that she cannot be here before
Sept. 15th for satisfactory rea
sons. The children in these
grades are requested to remain
at home until this date, unless
otherwise notified by me. It is
considered much better to ex
tend their vacation than to have
anyone, except their regular
teacher, attempt to organize
All the white schools in the
s parish will open on Sept. 6th.
r The teachers will be instructed
3 to ollect a dollar from every
. faa~"ta for the necessary ex
- penses of the schools, as the law
t A. M. HENDON,
s Parish Supt.
State Supt. Harris cannot get
enaough qualified teachers for his
agricultural schools. Ten are
'needed and only seven can be
found. This is a good proof, at
tt least, that the post is not a politi
cal sinecure. The office seeker
a never falleth.
A home-grown pineapple was
d plucked in Covington the other
The most important social af
fair of the week was the nuptials S
of Miss Helen McAllister of d
Gloster, Miss., and Mr. A. S.
Tomb of this place, which was
celebrated Wednesday evening,
August 25, at seven o'clock, at d
Hoyt Memorial Presbyterian h
Church, Gloster, Miss., Rev. W.
F. Creson of Bethany Church
officiating, assisted by Rey. R.
S. Walkup of Gloster.--Jackson e
Rev. Henry Van Hook, Presi
dent of Edward McGehee Col
lege of Woodville, Miss., was a
recent visitor to Jackson. He 0
preached at Concord protracted
meeting one night during his t
Mrs. J. A. McCor'mack has re
turned from Concord. She was
organist during the protracted
The many friends of Miss Lula
Wright are glad to learn that t
there is an improvement in her
condition, though she is still
First Bale Ginned.
The first bale ginned in West 1
Feliciana was on Thursday at
the gin of the John F. Irvine Co. 1
Ltd. It was brought in by Mr. I
L. W. Doherty Jr. from the dem- 4
onstration farm on Rosedown
plantation. It weighed 470 lbs,
classed middling short staple
The young people of the Star
Hill neighborhood numbering
twenty-one couples, enjoyed a
heyrlde last Thursday evening.
To Suscribers is Arrears.
Those who received bills in the
course of the past week showing
that they are in arrears with
THE TRUE DEMOCRAT, must not
felt hurt, or that their ability or
willingness to pay is doubted, if
we stop their paper after this
notice. Postal law positively for
bids the sending of such matter
to subscribers, over one year in
FOR SALE-Second hand corn
' crusher, in good condition, cheap.
' Crushes corn, cob, and shuck.
F. G. HOCHENEDEL
The Roman Catholic Sunday
School will open the first Sun
day in September.
It was Mrs. J. R. Matthews'
pleasure to entertain the whist
club, Wednesday afternoon. In
dispensing the honors of this
hospitable home she was assisted
by her mother, Mrs. Brooks.
A party of boys and girls were
entertained by Miss Mel Leake
and brother Feltus with a hay
ride, Wednesday night.
Tuesday night, a gay party
from Bayou Sara with friends
on the hill enjoyed a hay ride.
Mrs. M. R. Jackson was the
guest of Mrs. E. L. Newsham on
Saturday. In the afternoon, oth
er ladies were invited and five
hundred was played.
Mrs. E. L. Newsham enter
tained with a horseback ride,
Saturday evening, treating her
guests to a dainty supper on
The exceptionally torrid weath
er of last week has been followed
by a somewhat lower tempera
ture, rendered bearable further
by southern and western breams.
On Tuesday there was considera
Sble wind. Conditions have been
. more favorable for the opening
The Bayou Sara Lumber Oo.'s
' mill resumed operatlons on Tues
e day, after having shut down for
awhile to repair damage dome to
r its dam. The mill is runnang a
g full crew, which means a good
a deal to the laboring and other
i. Interests of the two towns.
As a treat from his ant, Mrs.
T. W. Butler, Master Willie Fort
was host at a chldren's dkame
h from 7:30 to 11 o'clock at (Otlps
t Pavilion, Thursday evening. The
r air was cool, there was moon
i light, good music and crowds of
young dancers. Could we say
r The person sending an obits
n ary in verse is informed tiat
such matter must be paid for,
nand in all cases, the name of the
writer must be made known to
On half shell at counter, 15c per dozen.
For family use, delivered, $1 per hundred.
We desire to inform the people of Louisiana and
Mississippi that our job printing department is fully
equipped to handle anything in the job printing line.
We can print anything from a visiting card to a full
sheet poster, and give satisfaction, both in quality
and in price.
At this season, we cater especially to the printing
of .books, such as programs for parish fairs, school
catalogues, minutes of conventions, lodge books, etc.
If you are connected with any organization needing
work of this kind, it will pay you to get an estimate
ST. ERANCISVILLE, LA.