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P ~mT STATES O AMJE~B Cte ot rd
I 'AT OP- LQOUIIANA. PA.1SH elt a
OF PlAQUttUINg- presldent an
SB It Kow, That on this 12th day ident  ti
M the month 4 Deomher, in the year tfry. Said
of our Lord orn thousand nine hundred poilt frem
Iad eligt and of the Independepe nce of plasure a
·fb United States of America the one gets an
'ugared and thirty-third (133rd). he- may deer
01a me, Ernest Albertl. Deputy Clerk and pof D'
-of ourt of the 29th Judlcal Distri(t poar and
"bf te State of Loulsiana, for the Par- power and
t a execute moi
ish of Plaquerines, and ex-olio No- and genera
tary Public. and in the resenc t he the t the objet
witnesrL hereinafter named and un- poratlon, a
dersiqned. personaily came and p- full paid i
pearel the f.,veral p~rons whose obligations
rdawes are hereunto subserlbed, who les than
declared that. avalling themselves of labor done,
the laws of the State of o,,uislana and elty or rig
of the conctltittlon thereof relative to corporatloi
the orlantizti n of eornoratlons, they
have agreedtand by there presents do
aree and dnd themrelv~- . well as Wbenevi
such persoas as may hereafter be- dissolved,
r--eome, at, tlsted with them, to form and any other
'oLstlute a ).rporatlon and body pol- liquidate,
Itle In law lor the objects and purposes appointed
and under the lauises. condltionW, stip- stockhold(
ulations aad articles hereinafter set purpose,
Sfnth and eknreFed. whib'h they hereby notice :
adopt as their charter, to.wit: tlsement
RTI I the Parl
jRTICITA I.
jorlty in
Tha awa  aV 4tlet of thi. orr- capital
tlon sball be, THI LOWER OOAST abe reqi
i C"TT CO.. and its domctlle ers shall
shall be at ointe a la Hache, fairs of
,n the Parish of Plaquemines. State fully seti
i .f Lou tstna. Under this corpor- of the d
ate s nme said corporation shall eommifs
ha4 tile power and authoritY to exi't filled b
and eajoy a Iurelion for the full commi-s
tern- and pe-lod of ninety-nine years
from the date hereof. It shall have the
power amnd, uthorio t to ,,i and be This
Seeda: to make and Tul a corpnorate seel modified
snfoper d: anaeement, oanetand r6e. erence 1
attnd the ame to break or alter at corporat
leasure; to name and appoint srch assent o
managers direto re. old receiend e resent
rplycs abhCe ntoests and convenience stmo khol
Sof his eorporaton may roerty require; to after th
Sm nake sad establish, a ell as alter have be
ind amend, from tm to totime, such ished I
- byJWs. rulm 'and regulations for the I Such c.
oMriper uunagement. enduet and rMg- erence 1
ulation f the affsirsf sd cora p ora poratiop
I ttt a nd other legal pro- the
tj("r tln&st ay be deemed neeebuary and the law
pmper; to own, bold, receive, lease,
purchase and cOnveY, as well aw- mort
a e ard bypOthec te property, real, No 8
.perfsl and mixed;.to consolidate or liable I
s mertge wth another onroration, or tcorpora
e*: e an t hold btoL k teore d blt. the un
.ATIC II. of stoc
mere I
i 1 tt i.tan 'd otber legal pro- the eft
611 (, ul .be "I, upon the preeli, of.
d?- deat o said eorioration, or. in the liabtlit
e~t of Mr-!a" tor disability, on stock.
the vjtlrSder t,, Dad In the case of
Sthe abim of both the president and
a .lp1iaN t, pon the secretary of unde
,- sai edl o daro, it
AIITICL III. perao
to h priutil a ce
4t:: U 1~F · t mid of rstate o Cog
abo
-- -
the Board of rectors at their first
meeting 1o0% ich anusal electio
shall ele- t o number to be
presid-nt and be vic-e-IT -
ident. -l they~i l a elect a .ere- N
tary. Said Boatd cf re<.tors may ap- ATTC
point from time to time, and dismiss at 407 Morr
pleasure, such officer. clerki- and District Att
agents and other employes that they Plaquem
may deem necessary for the business Office Hours
and purposes of said corporation. Said
Board of Directors shall also have full JOHN
power and authority to borrow money, J
executp mortgages, itsue notes or bonds ATTI
and generally do all thin gs pertinent 339 Carondi
? to the objects and purposes of said cor- Civil
'poration,s a lso to is.:ie and deliver Practice in
full paid shares of stack or bonds, orPractie
Sobligations of said corporation at not
0 less than par value In payment for JUt
' labor done, or money borrowed, or prop- JUST
d etty or rights a tually received by said JUSTI
SIi Collections
oi ARTIC1IE VI.
i. Whenever thh: rorporation may be
e- dissolved. either by limitation or from
d any other cause, its affairs shall be
1- liquidated by three stockholders, to be The a
es appointed at a general meeting of the -
P stockholders to be onvened for such ing sta
et purpose, after thirty days' previone annual i
Y notlce sball have been given by adver- agricult
tisement in a newspaper published in that the
the Par:ih of Plaquemlnes and a ma- ey make
r orlty in amount of the outstandin oe plac
capital stoek of said corporatlon shall
Sbe requisite to elert. Suid commission of all th.
le era shall re n in office until the at- reached
he, fairs of said corporation shall have been ost e
Ite fully settled and liquidated and in case dations
or- of the death of one or more of said
all ! commisionrs, the vacancies shall be silver,
rift filed by election by the surviving and iro
full commissioners. marble,
s ARTICLE VII. in, reac
the "e one-fou
beo This Act of Incorporatln rlay be onefou
,eel -modified, changed cr altered, or said raw ma
at corporation may be dissolved with the facture
Itch assent of three-.fourths of the stock rep- tural I
em. resented by any general maeting of the contrib
ree stockholders convened for such purpose. United
.to after thirty days' previous notice shall
ater have been given in a newspaper pub- thisye
u ch aIlshed in said Parish of Plaquemlnes. trial d
the, BUch changes as may be made in ref- pie pro
r6g erence to the capital stock of said cor- in eXC(
ora- poration -hall be in accordance with ut
and the law' of the State upon this subject. y
ease' ARTICLE VIl.- the fai
eal, No stockholder shall ever be held exceed
e or liable for contrats br faults of said 60,0
or corporation in any further sum thin The
the unpaid balance due on the shares
of stock owned by him. nor shall any
mere informality in organization have h'08 N
Pro- the effect of rendering this charter null, in the
pre e'i e of exposing a stockholder to any harve
the liability beyond the amount due on his the re
y, on stock. is tW
se of ARTICLE IX. ton
ry o Until the first election to be held
under this charter on the first Satur
day in May, 1910, the following named bette
ero. or stockholders, shall consti- Col
*fhI ' tute V7e firit 2goaaot O c 'irt5to ^ with wrt
14 the all the powters hercinabove enumerted.r
tedpd lshall COntinue in ofilee until their
st tiisceSors shallhave been elected. vii: on
*Fted V. 3. MeverS, 5.-Leopold, Ben Mrihel. dro, l
t . John tin-nd, T. joseph Cose, Mare inter
ot of gd ep Hingle with the
Sllresaid F. C. Mevera, a president
boh a j.eoppold a vice-president.l
¶' Tw daue and paeued, in my office at
P *nt.t C.rlhtbe thy s dy an in o
a ti wrEtlWOth an yeaorheteln written, in comi
it reen.e of Mellen L T. te
neile Wan Gutaret Fvert. nt was
w I who hereunto s ig their
m ea a D ym, -'Nota saVNr. due .eading was
?t - a it ed oe a nd r airded iel
l t Book.4,olio 40o of Mortgoges ofy this
the the LT. Fonte nelte, E e
»«Eh G n e SmbSr AIKRB, ihe
Dykf .i, "-Ex o,NotPub. co
A le pe t rDl tat h nfileand am h
W o myolyfiC'ce cnd ecgrded i b
» bd ^sTF oli s4~ofMo rtgeof this
I:. ; ( satKP) ERNEST dERTI, ha
pIG Ir ** Offido Recorder. a.
Gledn-a 1
eB Cultut, ce
1kw Cbrls)edition W fthise eseEl- a
Vair erp s olli a re in5formd as to £
iteo 5tdy ofhe o s pro - pt
1^ffimp ohbeitapiiio»t ' othwr C01
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PROFESSIOAL CARDS. ,,NEW
S..-..--- -. ---- Depart
LOUISV
N. H. NUNEZ, s LO. m.. Y
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. 90 pM Ci
407 Morris Bldg., New Orleans.
District Attorney for the parishes of 6:00 a.m. Mon
Plaquemines and St. Bmrnard.
Office Hours 10 to 12a.m. Phone M, 3378 s p. . D
. ... _. .. .7:.. . 730a. m.
JOHN. DYMOND, Jr. QUEEN
ATTORNEY-AT-L&W. 30 p. n.
9w20 a. m.
339 Carondelt Street. New Orleans. 3 .m.
CIVIL LAW A SPECIALTY 6.0 a. m Mi
Practice in State and Federal Courts. 4: 5p. m.
JULIUS STRACK, 7:25m
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, 9:15 a.m.
St. Clair Plantation, English Turn P. 0. Loi
Collections and Other Legal Business 7:10 p. m. a
promptly attended to. :30 a. m.
2:50 a. m.
. 4:30 p'M .
Corn Is King. 2:6p.m.
The are valuable and entertain- 70a. m.
h ing statistics to be found in the 4:15p. m.
\ annual report to the secretary of
Sagriculture, which go to show 6:30a. m.
11:55 a.m.
in that the farmer is the real mon- Te:
a ey maker in this country. In 3:00p..
Sone place it says. The total value
Sof all the farm products of 1908, 8s .m
i- reached $7,778,000,000 the most 6:8,.m.
en most extraordinary total in the NEw OLI
Lid dations history. The mines, gold, 8:.6a.m.
be silver, copper, lead, zinc, coal :4 a i.
ng and iron, precious stones and 6:30p.m.
marble, with the oil wells thrown 6.m.
in, reached a figure only about :4a. m
be one-fourth as imposing. Of the p.m.
aid raw materials used by the manu
the facturers who employ agricultu- 4: n.
rP- tural products 87 percent was 3:5 p. m.
the contributed by the farmers of the 8:1a.n.
e; United States. Further more in p..
7:30 a. m.
u this year of finacial and indus
nes. trial depression the farmer peo- 30 p.
rer- ple produced values $200,000,000 NEW OR
cor- in excesss of those they turned
Vth out in 1907. During the last ten . ai
ectyears the wealth production on 4.30 n. .
the farms of this country have .5 a. m.
held exceeded the fabulous sum of25 p. m.
said $60,000,000,000.
thin The production of all cereals .5 a. .
Larey was 4,329,000,000 bushels, which Louisu
have hs been distanced three times
nu., in the past. but the value of this 70 m-n.
any harvest was $2,694,000,000, eclips
a his the record of all former years. It
is two per cent better in produc
tion than the average for the mT
tued past five years, and 32 per cent. sta
aamed better in value. proac
o- Corn was kinin i 1908. It wasporta
with worth $1,615,000,000. This wealth aphrc
rated. grown out of the soil in four Let
t ir months of rain, sunshiue, and fessio
tl. drouth, is enough to cancel the handl
aarc interest bearing debt of the Iini- make
v. o . ted States and to pay for the Pa- eo r
th the nama canal andfifty battleships. bre
ident The crop is worth this year near- great
w ly as much as much as the great dispa
i as cerops of cotton, hay and wheatr fe
an, in combined. The
PFeBte- The five-year average in wheat ye
spetent Wa distanced one and a haif per hand
p teir cent in number of bushels and load.
g was 23 per cent better in value, a
declar* The department estimates the ered
natur yield at 660,000,000 bu., worth
k $66,000)000 more to the farmers habi
than any other crop ever garner ec
ed. vaoerel
HERS. For the first time this year, the d
value of all farm crops equals ,d
$5,000,000,000, :nd of this total and
the value of the corn crop is wit
rand about one-third; wheat, hay, and4
lot. Pu6. cotton combined make more than a
Sfle and another Ihird: and the smaller vie
rded in crops the remaninder or nearly ter
one-third. Never before has the pal
RTT hay crop been so large in quan- a
. Ex- tity, nor the rice cropnor the su- ae
gar beet crop, nor the beet and 4
cane sugar production. The pro- pe
duction of barley has been ex- se
ture. ceedeed in only one former year, l
s eee l- and cootton by only two years at ^
band and the mot. . re
peaance. The hilhest cro'vahesin com- to
n t to parison With former years are r<
d held by drn, Wheat, rice, all ce
s i;kg cereals, :Otatotes, sugar beets,
eSr.p - posi-bly tbbacco, byugar and byar a
Bjte<d beet arid cane sulg combined. g
her n- Next to the highest value .was
S reacbYbay, barl.te ey, Pats, -
kw gar eane and ane sat dA
r pepri- perhaps by otton.
tfl bee bune. ' ..
Se.e Our Noe Coafslot ,.
|Gt t oIC< r^
j ofWR&^<?<^^
((i~tb ·~~. ^ "g
ftidtirtolBpil~ "^**"1"*W
EW ORLEANSD I enacted ' in
REW ORLERWS RiS t mquiryhai
Time Schedule t y
Depart Arrive t ry Gen
LOUISVILLE and NASHVILLE reqiiireler
800 pi. m.N. Y. and N. O. Limited 7:.5 p. 1. can ha
i Gop. m. Cin. and Florida Express 7:15 a. we
9:05 a. . Cincinnatti, Chicago and I ation abo
New Yotk Express 8:35 ~F^ onv d
6:00 a. inm. Montgomey Accomedatin 6:45 p. m., Onveyed
Gulf Coast Limited. and hence
3:25 p. inm. Daily Except Sunday 8:aO a. m. Guion's an
5:15 p. m. N. O.. Mobile Acecom 11:50 a. m.i
7:30a. m. Sunday Excurion 9.06 p.. pounded t
QUEEN and CRESCENT ROUTE Hammond,
Terminal Station. Canal Street. w
7:30 p. m. .Cin. and New York 9:05 a. n. foiloWS
9:20 a. m. Cincinnatti :35 p.m. NEW Or
7:30 p.m. St. Louis 8:35 p.. m r. W. W
600 a. in Merid. and In, Pt. Daily 4:2,0 p. m
4:50 p. m. Meridian Local Daily - -
.-.-- Hattiesburg Local Daily 8:20 a. m. Dear Sir:
Sunday Excursion.
7:25 a. m. Lumberton and In. Pta. 7:30 p.m. your
ILLINOIS CENTRAL. examined m
9:15 a. m. "The Limited," Chicago. St. sesion of ti
Louis, Louisville. and Cincin- and I find t
nati . . 811. m. iand i find t
3 7:10 p. m. Fast Mail. Chicago St. Louis nothing in t
and Louisville and Cincinnati 10.55 a. m.r give the ho
5:30 a. m. Local Mail 6:40 1p. mission to
4:30 p' m. Northern Express 8:,0 a. m.
2:50 p.m. McComb Accommodation 9:'0 a. nm: other pero
YAZOO and MISSISSIPPI VALLEY consent of
7- 00 a. m. Vicklburg Expess 5:20 . and providt
4:1 p. . eAcc 9:40 a.. the properi
e 3:1p. m. Northern Express 8:10 a.. i. post conpi
SSOUTHERN PACIFIC sons again
6:30 a. m. Houston Local 5:10 p. r. and shall b
11:55 a.m. Sunset Express for La. and shll
. Texas and California. . . 6:4. p. . consecut
9:00 p. rm. Texas Express .Z:5 a. ni. " h"ve
le TEXAS and PACiFIC advise you
8,8:56 a. . El Paso and Cal, Express :4r. '. so tlatyo
3:r5 p m. New Roads Local 11:- i an.. . t
St :3 p.. Ft. Worth and Hot Spgs. 8:~ .. ~r. th it an
he NEW ORLEANS SOUTHERN RAILWAY CO. upon your
(Formerly N. O.. Fort Jackson and G. 1. P. .)
Ud, 8.06a.m. Sunday Only 7:; p. I.
a 8:40 a m. Daily, Except.Sur.day 4:0 p. m.
4:(0 p. m. Daily, Ex. Sat and Sun. 9:41 a. n.
nid 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 9:,1 a. m
LOUISIANA SOUTHERN
5:30 p. m. Daily, Except Sunday F:r. V. r..
Ut 8:45 a. m. Sunday 10:5 a. rr. The
he (0 p. n. Sunday : p. complet
9:30 a. m. Saturday 420 p. 1.. conpleP
1U' GULF and SHIP ISLAND U. S. g(
tu- 4 . Jackson r. Pass is
6:0 a. inm. Jackson 7:35 . Pass is
aS 3:25 p.m. Jackson 11:15 p. '. tr..
the 8:l1 a. m. Hattiesburg i:8 a. mi
. 10:7 am. Hattiesburg 20:24 . m. The
n 7 p. in. Hattlesburg 6:45 p. in.
s- 7:33 p. m. Hattiesburg 7:lS 1. . Bowers
7:30 a. m.. Gulfort 11:'. n. . feat
o- 1130 p. m. Gulfport 2:54r p. i. a feat,
000 4.15 p.m --ulfport 1t:K it. n.. way of
NEW ORLEANS GREAT NORTHERN RAIL selves,
ned ROAD COMPANY.
Ternninal Statioi Canal Street. on the
on 4.30 pm. lusa, Franklifiton. (t.l. their s
"" Daily thei
ave .55 a. m. Mandeville, Abita Springs, ed the
Folsom. Covlngton G.40 p. in.'t1
of 5 Eaily, Except Sunday. I the cul
5.25p.m. Maneeville, Abita Springs.
Folsom, Covigton .;. a. inm. tenure
Sunday Excursion
eals 8.05 a.m. Covington, AbltaSprings' .
Mandeville 7.,' p.m.T Te
ih LOUISIANA RAILWAY and NAVIGATICN c ,
COMPANY.
m es (Carrollton AVenue Station.) 9 t |C., ty
this 700s. m . . .. .0 p has .
lips h-as---
i - Curing a Balky Htrse. MNs.
th. The most important factor in the j her u
the management of a balky horse is the lately
ent tate of mind in which the man ap
preaches his problem. The next i- leans
yas portant factor is t+e state of mind iu Cai
elth which the horse is.found when the man ne
approaches. n
four Let me say first that I am not a pro- meent
and fessional horseman, I do not break or Xma
[ the handle other people's horses, nor do I Orlea
Tfni- make a practice of biying outlaws and
reforming them. Oui the other hand m ThP
" my business as , farmer StId stocaz r
hhips . breeder I have come in contact with a Co
"ear- great number of 'horses of all ages,
great dispositions, sizes and breeds. Theot- aju
hheat er fellow has let me have a few oi the provi
balky ones.
The first horse 1 jer bought, a four A
wheat year old filly, was spoiled by a careless twer
if per hand the first time she was hitched to alet
s and load. I owned her until she died at toe
value age of seventeen, but she never recov- tpgy
Sthe ered from that frst experience. Your ploy
St he correspondent undoubtedly has in mind
worth horses i which b4lkipg has become a
imer e habit. All tricks and stratagems and T
ga mner uechakrical appliances are ot' scondary
value. They cannot be profitally cons with
Sthe ered intil we know alFtherg is to know t
adout this particelar horse, its htiry, t
equals and how it behaves when it goes wrong whit
Stotal and how the men behaved who were wh
w0p is with it. We should also know the age rWe
y, and of the horse, its dispoeition and breed, e
talso we should bi told how many men
St have tailed to manage it, and wcL Ge- nd
smaller viods, if any, have been used on it. Af- 3
nearly ter we know all this we can p.an a cam- mia
has the palgn to capture its brain. woi
SA horse that has been flogged by half b
the su-a dozen different'men i nt alit to, sur- ser
the render for just one morefl gging, On the
the other hand a norse that has been de
he' pro- petted, or has .been in the hands o0 rdi
een ex- several mild tempered men who were si
er year, in irmne and judgment,
' at ght be c ted' fo ..v.. t b yfl og i s a tla ds
flogging. However,, logging is a st leI
resort, tirst, hat*e it is mnore likely
sin com- to effect a cjre if all other manners of
sars a reaching the brains of thorse are tired a
aU al ce- before It. By all other metaods there y
1' beea is opportunity at every turn to induce sC
r e rse  to like yob A flogging fromIn 0
and by a loving mastar can proaduc resultse
nmbined that would-be impotsible if the punish- dt
blue -W S rmdnt is' rendered by a strangq or,
.oatn"  "l wose yet, by oneithe horsse eteems an
p emy. A second reason why the flog- a
"£'- shb cotlne after everything else d
is that an unnecessary, flog-l
  atila nd youdo not ow it d
. .. ' , ^N^^ i
'"ra J No ftvi tig Allowed.
rM»^eqnr ,o,'e iqi'W.y , ·
e sld F dout exfpreased about
er IUth a the 1Wa inl
I^of ori40i A^^ zt^
enacted in regard tohuntin j , .r
inquiry.having been made; i t
torrey General Guion as to the There wi
requirements under the nw law, District Cc
we can hardly give more! infor
mation about the matter than is There w
Vconveyed inhis answer thereto ing of the
and hence we give below Gen.
Guion's answer to an inquiry pro- The Po
pounded by Mr. Bankston of terly sessi,
Hammond. His answer is as FrAnk
follows: I mas holidays
NEW ORLEANS. LA. Sept. 21, 1908. ts.
Mr. W.. W W Bankston,
Hammond, La. Mr. and A
Dear Sir:- Mr3. L. F. i
Since writing to you in re- and family
ply to your letter of recent date, I have Favret duri
Sexamined more fully Act No. 277 of the
Ssession of the General Assembly of 1908 The heavieF
and I find that section 13 provides that 'erra Firm
nothing in the act shall he construed to here on Mo
. give the holder of hunting license per- our Truck I
mission to hunt upon the lands of any
Sother person, unless he has the written TH E L'
consent of the owner of the property, with pleas,
I and provided that in order to protect the year M
Sthe property of a land owner, he should more resur
i post conspicuous notices, warning per- mnes par
sons against hunting on his premises,
"and shall besides give notice in three THE Lc
Sconsecutive issues of the newspaper glad to l
in published nearest to said property. nal J. is
S "I have thought it proper for me to t has n
a dvise you of the wording of the act, Ct atta
m. soo tqat you might be able to comply cent hat
,. with it an thereby prevent trespassmg
0. upon your property. Mrs. Si
S"Yours very tr-ly, Misses E(
r. "WALTER GuJION." holidays -
.n .- -- Both the
n Burrwood. spirits in
senior an
nI,- . The Bowers DredOing Co., has Mis
I. completed their contract with the and ettici
SU. S. government and Southwest itertained
. I!Pass is now open Lo *aviga- nesday e
'"i tior. very 1
. -tio. was .ec
SThe work on the part of the ments a:
SBowers Dreding Co., was q(uite cliili wa
.T. a feat,as many obstacles in the gifts an<
,. .. way of old wreck presented them j ly
L selves, but the powerful cutters On M,
Son the end of thesuction proved church i
S: their strength, and readily shread I of our
Sed the unseen foe into atoms, and planter
i the cutter continued on the even August
. Um. tenure of its way. cgroom'
o groont'i
p. m. The largest of their fleet the rs GI
CN i No.. 9, was sent to Beaufort, N. a
SC., by way of sea, where the Co., Geo
S has a large contract, man
No. 6, was sent to Scranton, comni
Miss., and the Sealay which had Judge
the her upper deck damaged by fire Justic
I tie lately will be sent to New Or- ly ins
Sa.n- leans for general repairs.. THE
ind i Capt. J. B. Lindhe, Jr. engi- congr
Smar near in charge ot. the govern
pru- ment's affairs at Burrwpod spent and is
k or Xmas with Mrs. Lindhe in New herho
uo Orleans.
s and He
and m The mammoth steel shed con
steuC tracted for by the Penn Bridge rout
a/th a Co., is completed and is quite an on d
- adjunct to the government's im- paid
it the provements.
s four A contract for the building of MI
areless twenty-four cottages has been Sopl
Sto a let by the government. The cot- i'o'
at e tages will we occupied by em- day.
Your ployees at this point. M
Sinind _ .u---- our
come a . «
ut and* The Great Dalrymple Farm. you
OUr
:ond Although five men were associated
Scon with Mr. Dalrymple in the acquiremfnt A
of the land hd alone was manager in
htitry, the pract;cal development of his idea, a C
s wrowg which has resulted in shifting the cen
t tar of wheat growing from the Middle
th b agWeal to the Northwest. For five years
i breed, e broke and plowed 6,000.acres ayear, int
ny m e- and when at last word went out thut sat
Sit Af- 30,000 acres of land, lying hundreda of ga;
nacam- mileq farther north than the wheat line
was supposed to extend, and within the
bourdaries of what had for generations frj
ibyl been known as the "Great Amarican De
t tBsur- sert," had been successfully cropped,
in, on the world began to realize that a won
ha been derful new era in agriculture had ar
hands ol rived. The partnership between tha
rho were six men lasted until the nineties when
gm the final division was made, and Oliver G
| a Dalrymple's personal holdings were G
s a left at 20,000 acres. T
rlkers of In working out the problenrof bonan- C
aye tired za farming Mr. Dalaympld very quick- t
o there ly saw that farming on such a large
induce scale could not be successfully carried
goout ueder the supervision of one man. I4
ging sro t When the whole 75,000 acres were un.
.e uish- der his supervision they were divided
e push-into farms o 2,50 acres each, with at0
" t~Rg or, foreman and crew each, answering to V
tue f fog- oge an uperintendent who had chargaeof six
thiy else divisons, alhd who, in turn, was d~rect
ay. og-ly responSble to Mr. Dsymple. Th5e
a flow it divisions were connec¥ted a telephone
p~el-have syatem..
5peiette. Ihe magnitude of the operalions of
the "Bonass arm" in its orig al I
state, can bejudgeifrom the fact that
•Wc wi. n spite ot the land in the valle- -being
o olevel that much less iaehbinery and
ai. uiry W power are required to operate it than
d atu the ordinary farm, there were 1W5 (gang
ea iplows 70 geng drills, 15" self binders
1 , extrn large steam outfits, each cap
O.at .turning out 2,563 to 3,000 bush
It"it e o eifwhent per day. I bi'the by sea
bt 1ta pan ^rotm 500 to 000 men were employed
Ol e aad .hotea re owned oni e itur
te thresing seUo two
.e''rY
Personals. F on
The culti
There will be a session of the to the cult
District Court on January 5. have faitj
that refers
There will be a regular meet- that refe
ing of the School Board to-day. in the Gor
subseqdnt
The Police Jury meets in quar- and Eve o:
terly session next Wednesday. Any way,
Frank C Mevers, Jr. spent the Christ- mentionee
mas holidays at the home of his par- in the wor
c .ts. has been v
Mr. and M.s B. A. Favret, Mr. and in Asia fo
Mrs. L. F. Favret and W. A. Mevers In Afgani
and family were the guasts of Mrs. S.
2 Favret during the Christmas holidays.
easy cultu
SThe heaviest rain that has fallen on our gressed i
t Terra Firma for several months fell gesse
o here on Monday doing great benefit to now empl
our Truck farmers. in the gal
1 TiE LCWIR COAST GAZETTE learns and trans
Swith pleasure that after the first of the lower
Sthe year Mr. Irving Lothrop will once lific groA
lmore resume his residence in Plaque
Smines parish.only nec.
, Iand stici
ee THE LOWER COAWT GAZETTE is very SOOn hav
Sglad to learn that Judge Albert Estopi
nal, Jr. is rapidly convalescing and in erly cons
o fact has nearly recovered from his re- lcious 1
ir cent attack of the La Grippe, which y
Skept him housed tor some days. W
i grown a
Mrs. Simon Leopold and daughters, .rop n s
Misse Si P....crop is s
SMisses Edith and May, are spending the i
holidays at their home in St. Sophie. icommo
Both the Misses Leopold are attractive while fit
spirits in Newcomb College life, one as out the
senior and the other as a ireshman. their diE
nas donot
a Miss Gcsina Allcman, the progressive I donot c
the and etticient teacher of Belair school en- ISupply I
t tertained her school children the Wed- then f
ga- nesday evening before Christmas with worthle
a very pretty Christmas tree, whichthe tre
was decorated with tinsel and orna-our
the nent and very prettily lighted. Each our
jite ! child was remembered with appropriate tions to
thei gifts and enjoyed the occasion thorough- endeavr
iem y* be best
e actual
es On Monday Dec. 8, at St. Augustine's wh t
ved church at 2 p. in. Mr. Leon Hingle, one &
eidl of our popular and energetic young bi
and !planters, was quiCtly nmrntd to Miss to brid
'enl Augusta Ragas. After the marriage days Oj
ceremony the couple returned to the v e
groom's home at Pointe-a-La-lache. and lal
the THE GAZETTE wishes them a happy and b
. and prosperous married life. be a h
o Geo. Howard, a young white tion c(
man from Grand Prarie, was respor
ton, committed to the parish jail, by now b
had Judge Clovis Hingle of the Tenth far be
fire Justice Court, as being hopeless- broug
Or- ly insane.
oatm(
THE LOWER COAST GAZETTE heartily lar b
ngi- congratulates MAs. N, B. Cannon on'
Sher speedy recovery irom her recent
ern- ll in the w Orl Sanitarim US at
speat and is glad to chronicle her return to yet p
New herhome at Happy Jack. man
Coasl
Hon. Simon Leopold, while en- of fil
idn route to inspect the work going July
ie on, on the lower Bohemia Levee, one (
ie anpaid us an agreeable call on howE
Thursday. So
been
in of Mr. Eddie Dobson, one of St. ited
been Sophie's popular young men, was ten
he cot- ilour town on town on Thurs- is d(
y em- day. crop
Miss. 'Iermance Favret one of vati
our charming and accomplished arti
m. young teachers was a visitor to drie
sociatedour town on Sunday. mat
lirement Attorney 0. S. Livaudais was mig
ige a in a caller at our office on Tuesday. limi
s idea, by'
te cen- Many a man hung his head in wh:
Middle sorrow yesterday, as he strolled w
Sayear, into the saloons where' he often ev
out that sat, enjoying a cool drink or a L
ireda of game of cards. nr<
ithin theh THE GAZETTE wishes all its to
rerations friends a happy and prosperous of
rican De- New Year. cot
cropped, .the
t a won
. had ar- Registrar Appointed. S
een s the The State Board composed of F
Oliver Gov. Sanders, Attorney General of
,g8 were Guidn, Secretary of State John
T. Michel has appointed Joseph
-of bonan- Cognevich, Registrar of Voters of
ery quick- this parish. pi
Sa large
lly carried Mr. Cognevich's appointment w
one man. comes as an honor and a compli- o
Swere un ment to him, his name being un- d
Sdivideh opposed as a candidate, as far as t
swering to we know. p
argaeof six The registrar elect istheoldest e
was 'irect- soi of the Hlon. Marc Cognevich, t
h e our popular Assessor, and re- e
. sides with his family at Nairn, t
erolion naof Tenth war4. Through his~unas- (
rs ori rh sumning sincere and ho.iest traits
a eact that of character, Mr. Cognevich has 4
rrlea being made a host of friends to whom 1
ttsei. t thhis bit of :nwas. ilbe a sturce
ere l5f0 ang of much pleasure.
self binders THE GAZETTE extends its hear
0,0sh- bu tiesh- congrat t .
the busy se-1'
e e mploye Notice.
s o tO'. The public is hereby notified
w:jev. nat to buhunt on the Union planta
i!',:'% ,..-" / • y" ',. .: - ' '"
Figs on the Lower Coast.
The culture of figs comes next
to the culture of apples, if we
have faith in the Adtmic legend
that refers to the apple culture
in the Gorden of Eden and to the ý/
subseqdnt use made by Adam
and Eve of fig leaves as clothing.
Any way, the Jig is frequently
mentionee in the bldesl literature
in the world's possession and it .
has been a staple article of foed
.in Asia for thousonds of years.
In Afganistan the fig grows wild
and from that distant center its '
easy culture seems to have "oro
Sgressed in every direction and
D now employs thousands of people a
in the gathering, drying, packing
and transportation of them. On
Sthe lower coast the fig is a pro
: lific grower, it being practically
'only necessary to cut off a branch
iand stick it in the ground to
7 i soon have a tree, aud.it is prop
in'erly considered one of the most
- lscious table fruits that we have. f
Why it is not more generally ,
grown and made a commereigL
'crop is scarceny etxplicable. *I~ L
,e n ao i ...
je commonly stated, howqver,
ive while figs are in demand thr
as out the world, the facilities
their distribution from Louisiana
iedo not exist. A very moderate
n- supply gluts 1he local market and
cd- then figs become practically
rith worthless and arc left to rot on
ich the trees. It might be well for
!ach our own State Experiment Sta
iate tions to take up the matter and
gh-i endeavor to find how the fig can
Sbe best utilized in Louisiana. The
iactual producing season during
ne'swh,,h figs from the trees may
neI be %ten can probably be made
Miss to bridge over more than sixly -
iage days of the calendar, by chosing j ;
the vrities that mature at earlier
che. and later dates. The figs would
ad be a healthful food for thousands i
!of our people if their consump- .
hite tion could be formulated to cor- .i4
was respond with the fig season. We ,
by now buy oats grown in Missou ji
enth far beyond St. Louis, which a"i
less- brought to St Louis, and th.f
sifted, cleaned up and maeet
oatmeal of some one of the pou:
artily lar brands, and then is sent to
e on' us in pound packages and sold to
us at 10 and 15 cents each, ad' id
Lfto yet practically every" , -
man and child on the Lower
Coast would rather have a dish .|
Ie en- of figs for the morning meal in a |
oing July and August than to have :..
evee, one of.oat meal, both of them, :.:
[I on however, being good in their way.
Some of our city canners have$
been in the habit of buying l.hn^ J,
>f St. ited quantities of figs, cannii4nt :
, was them in their f.esh condition, A i:.
rhurs- is done' with peaches. The f
crop of the world, however,_ :
handled differenily, the r ! ea t
re of vation of figs bding secured "
lirhed artificial drying. They can be
dried in the iiin, but in ,our ; j 1
mate success in this directiop 2
is was might be doubtful, but a very
esday. limited amount of hot air applied
by the methods now utilized i
cad in what are called evaporated frui 
strolled would work equ lly well in t y oo
o often evaporation of figs, and t uItut ,
k or a Lower Coast could Juanish h pture
nreds of tons of evaporated watW •
all its to the people of the other era d
prous of the Union who would so
come consumers if they
the fruit to be of goy(qL4 i
ited Forty years ago thie ati,
o States depended upon 't in the
e France and Turkey fo o wo tpo^
eneral of dried prunes. Franrheir revoiv
te hn us prunes by tuousands honei weas Btv
J caks cohtaining abou' rs esapP
oters o each, while the T the "
prunes by the hu aptr, and
ointment weighing some ered by ove
Scompli- Our trade withth puntresi.
eing un- dried prunes has been diminish
as far as to the smallest proportions, sim- .
ply because California he~avail- ·
the oldest ed of her capacity in th  diec
ognevich, tion and is producinig prdtes:
and re- enough to supply the whse U -ni- :
it Nairn, ted Statesa A ten-acre fan or :,-.
hiss unas- chard in prune culture in'lifOr.'
iest traits nia orS uthern Oregon jions- )t
evich has eree a sure source of welth Wi
to whom the owner and California prunne -
aa ssurce have now become with upano:
liicle of daily consumptjio, 0 ~ln
d hear- ing as they do in their free on
tshear-dition in cold ftorage, oi driedi a
they are in the ordinary S i y and.
- the prunes are of better quat
than those we got years g
•y notined either France or Turkey. NoWj1
ion plants- cant we develop a fig cu.ture.
wrawater e in the Lwe:r Coast which sl^
rallelte pruhe culture lin:
ISAvOffi. for'tif in its success?
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