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PERSONAL BUT POLITE +
A. Wright was a caller at this
e on Saturday.
. and Mrs. J. S. McGehee have
ned to St. Louis.
s. Lapine has returned from a
ay stay in Cottonport.
s., Zellie Lawrason spent sev
days with Mrs. J. A. Ventress.
e Aschaffenburg has been suf.
g with grippe.
s. E. G. Westmorland has been
. R. Schlesinger has been quite
is week, but is improving.
imble Garner was here from Bot
ouge, last week.
ge and Mrs. J. L. Golsan spent
Year's Day in New Orleans
Rev. A. G. Bakewell.
nk L. Barrow is attending pub
hool in New Orleans, and stay
ith his aunt, Mrs. Armstrong.
s. Cheston Folkes and daugh
Miss Jessie, are slowly conval
g after severe attacks of grippe.
Rosalie R&chardson expects to
New Orleans for a few days
g Miss Amelia Barrow at Mrs.
Buffington has returned to
Ruffin Barrow's, after spending
olidays in New Orleans.
ard Weydert returned to school
ston Sunday night, having spent
olidays at home.
Singleton, of Alliance, Ohio,
guest of Mrs. Charlie Barrow at (
J. L. Robinson, who returned
mond last week, is expected 4
Join Mrs. Robinson here on Sun
s. Jas. Kilbourne and little
hter, Miss Eloise Stocking, have I
ned from a holiday visit to Mrs.
Bates, of New Orleans.
H. Forrester was here Sunday,
Mrs. Forrester and the children
rned to Clinton with him the fol
M. Barrow and H. M. Stewart
prominent planters who went to
Rouge for the meeting of thc
torney Dan D. Cline, of Baton
ge, was here on business, Mon
and paid this office an appre
ter a short visit to his parents,
Frier left, Sunday afternoon,
San Antonio, Texas, where he
take a position in a drug store.
r. Clint Simmons has moved
the second ward of this par
to Belair, in Plaquemines par
where he will be engaged n
iss Louise Johnson, of Woodville,
ruing from New Orleans, was a
t of Mrs. Ruffin Barrow and in
of Mrs. Charlie Barrow for short
r. and Mrs. C. M. Downs will
d with Mrs. O. D. Brooks, next
th, as they wish more room than
now have with Mrs. Max Mann,
ough otherwise most pleasantly
rom the Sheriff's office the in
,ation is gained that the poll tax
ments in this parish for the year
2 fell far below the average.
s will result in the casting cf a
Slight vote in the co'irrssional
tion to be held in 1914 or in any
r election which may be held
hin the coming two years. Vot
could fail to pay the poll tax for
years 1912 andl913 and still qual
as electors for the general elel
Sto be held in 1916 by paying the
for 1914 andl915, but this prac
should be frowned upon, as ev
Sman should qualify to exercise
right of suffrage, and, more im
tant still, revenue derived from
a source goes to the parish schools
d every man should perform his
ole duty towards them.
We have no preferred stock. All
kholders share equally in the
ofrts of the Mutual.
We Are Receiving
€A Car of Triumph, White
Star and Peerless Planting
flAlso 16 Per Cent. Phos
phate, Cotton Seed Meal
and Mixed Fertilizers.
INew Simpkins Cotton Seed
direct from Raleigh, N. C.
M. 8 E. Wolf.
203-Acre (plus) Farm with
Buildings, etc., and Rail
123-Acre Farm with Build
ings, etc., opposite the
Both fronting Woodville
Railroad and wagon road
eight miles from Court
Residence now occupied by
Residence now occupied by
E. S. Quinn.
Residence, seven rooms and
. Kitchen, near Bank.
0. D. BROOKS.
Rev. Alvin W. 8kardoi. Rector.
First Sunday after Epithany
Holy Communion, 7:30 a. m.; Sunday
School, 9:30 a. m.; Morning Prayer
and Sermon, 11 o'clock; Evening
Prayer, 7:30 o'clock.
Friday-Litany, 9 a. m.
In the Catholic Church there will
be Mass and Benediction on Sunday
the 12th of January at 10 o'clock a.m.
* ABSENT FRIENDS. +
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Carter found a
number of handsome presents await
ing them on their arrival at "home,"
Mr. and Mrs. D. I. Norwood had a
second son added to their family on
Sunday morning. He will be named
for her father, the late John J. Bar
Mrs. Sadie Ellis Maguire and Miss
Mamie Butler have returned from
New Orleans, where they participat
ed in several beautiful affairs, given
in honor o' Miss Mary Ellis Leake.
E. S. Q inn came in Saturday
night, and has been spending a part
of the week at home.
THREE PER CENT interest al
lowed stockholders who pay install
ments in advance, in addition to the
regular dividend.-The Mutual Build
ing & Loan Association.
Transporting one in imagination
to the beautiful gardens at Rose
down, does the basketful of camel
l:as resting on a layer of gray moas
and mingled with sprays of ardesia,
sent us Wednesday by Mrs. Jae. P.
Bowman. The camellias, white, pink,
crimson and deep red with blossoms
variegated in all these shades, are
Sonderful, and give one a fairy
glimpse as it were of Rosedown at
this season. With all this beauty to
look upon from her windows, the
gracious mistress of Rosedown should
be wooed back to her wonted health,
which we hope will soon follow.
Rub-My-Tlsm will cure you.
Mr. and Mrs. Hunter Collins I eake
of New Orleans have issued invita
tions for the marriage of their daugh
ter, Miss Mary Ellis Leake to Mr.
I'heodore Edward Tack, junior, of
New York, at six o'clock in the ev
ening of -January 22, at the family
home in Louisiana Avenue, New Or.
A number of friends and relatives
here have been invited to this wed
ding, which promises to be a beauti
ful ceremony. Mr. Leake, the bride's
father, is a native of St. Francisville,
and 'they resided here until their re
moval to the city, a number of years
prior to Miss Leake's birth. She is
well known here however from her
earliest years as both her paternal
and maternal grandparents were res
idents of West Feliciana and she has
been a frequent visitor. An only
daughter with every wish gratified
that large means rendered possible,
she is as unspoiled and unaffected oui
as any could desire her to be. Her dai
social successes in New Orleans and sal
elsewhere have been noticeable. In ens
her debutante year, 1911, she was
Queen of Carnival, and charming and
queenly as she was then, no less will
she be when she enters into her true
kingdom: one good man's hearth and
The friends of Hon. Jas. P. 3Bow
"man are congratulating him upon hi;
re-election as president of the Par
ish School Board. Mr. Bowman hits
served continuously as president of
the School Board for the past thiirty
six years and is entering upon an
other six-year term.
West Feliciana Camp No. 483,
Woodmen of the World, installed its
newly elected officers, on Thursday
night. Chas. Tadlock was elected
clerk, and Sam Rosenthal and Elrie
Robinson managers, to fill vacancies.
While riding horseback in the coun
try, Monday night, some one attempt
ed to hold up Ancel Ard, while he
was in the vicinity of Willis Daniel's
home. The man first grabbed the
bridle rein and then grabbed Ancel
by one leg. Ancel kicked loose and
succeeded in making a hurried get
away. He could not tell whether his
assailant was white or black.
5 or 6 doses 666 will break any case
of Chills & Fever; and if taken then
as a tonic the Fever will not return.
There have been several interrup
tions in the electric light service of
late, caused by telephone wires cross
I ing the electric wires. There is a
town' ordinance requiring that tele
phone wires be placed at least eigh
teen inches from the light wires, and
unless this ordinance is enforced, se
I rious damage is liable to be caused.
We are informed by Mr. Jas. P.
Bowman, president of the School
Board, that the case of the boy sus
pended from the high school, was
amically settled by discussion with
the boy's father, and the latter seem
It transpires that Mrs. W. L. Stir
Sling did not send us the oranges we
.reported so glowingly lastt week, her
tree having been injured by cold. ro
date no one has acknowledged being
a the giver. But here's thanking the
. unknown all the same.
- Rub-My-Tisam will cure you.
Let the Mutual Building & Loan
IAssoclation invest your small av
ings for you.
Beginning with the first of the year
e A. M. Harris has discontinued the
yoperation of his Eagle Saloon. He
Lthas not definitely decided what he
O will do, but thinks he will take a
e traveling position as soon as Mrs.
Id Harris' health will permit his being
', away from home.
Several members of West Felici
ana Camp No. 483, Woodmen of the
SWorld, expect to attend the ceremo
nies of installation of officers of the
Camp at New Roads, on Sunday af
Local Weather Observer G. W.
Newman informs The True Demo
crat that the local rainfall for the
month of IDcember amounted io
16.26 inches. This is over one-fourth
of the average annual rainfall for
this section for a year, as the aver
age annual precipitation is only 60
Messrs. Joe and Abe Stern took
a car of horses to New Orleans this
One nLght last week, some one dis
charged a pistol on the highway,
just across the branch from the foAt
of the hill. The bullet entered the
house of a colored woman named
Campbell and struck her in the jaw
as she lay in bed. There is no clue
as to who fired the pistol.
Jos Stern has bought the store bp
longing to the estate of Alex. Mann,
and has consolidated it with his
store at the foot of the hill.
The Bank of West Felicinaa has
our thanks for one of its big calen
dars for 1913, which is an indispen
sable adjunct for any office; also for
one of its handsome art calendars.
Ancel A(rd, former assistant cash
ier of the Peoples Bank is assisting
at the Bank of West Feliciana while
the business of the two banks is be
Rev. Father Van Grinsven christe
ed the four children of Mr. and Mr
A. C. Winn, of Weyanoke, on Mo
day, they coming to town for the pu
Great Clearing Sale
STARTING JAN. 15 AND ENDING JAN. 25.
ASK FOR CIRCULAR.
We take pleasure in announcing to the public
that the Bank of West Feliciana and the Peoples
Bank have been merged, and, commencing on Janu
ary 9th, 1913, the business of the Peoples Bank will
be conducted by the Bank of West Feliciana. The
Bank of West Feliciana assumes the assets and liabili
ties of the Peoples Bank, and will take good care of
all business which was entrusted to the Peoples Bank.
The capital stock of the Bank of West Feliciana
will now be increased by $50,000,Zmaking the capi
tal of the merged Bank stand at
One Hundred Thousand Dollars
and this increase of $50,000 stock will be given to the
stockholders of the Peoples Bank, share for share.
This merger brings into this Bank practically
every business enterprise in this parish, and, with the
strong support of the people of our entire section, the
future of this Bank seems assured beyond question.
We therefore hope" to build up here an institution
which will be of great assistance to our entire citizen
ship, and a pride to our parish.
It is our aim and pleasure to assist every worthy
undertaking of the people of the parish of West Feli
We solicit the banking business of every citizen
of our parish and the surrounding section, and we
cordially invite the public to visit us and "make our
Bank their Bank." We will take good care of any
business entrusted to our keeping.
- Thanking the public for their kind patronage of
the past, and trusting that our service will merit a
continuation of the same, we beg to remain,
n Very truly yours,
k Bank of West Feliciana
S. McC. LAWRASON, President.
J. R. MATTHEWS, Active Vice-Pres.
D. I. NORWOOD, Cashier.
W. H. BUQUOI, Assistant Cashier.