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100o JUSTICE TO ALL. s 0 oo.
L ,1E I. ST. MARTINSVILLE, LA. AUGUST 28th. I886. NUMBER 27.
. A Happy Day.
The Ienmneratir maes meeting in
Breaux Bridge 8uaday was one of the
largest and most enthusiastic of any that
has been helid in many a long day. This
itself iea happy augury. The great inter
et manifested was largely due to the
fart that in the existing state of political
sentiment there was more than reasona
ble ground for the belief that the unex
pressed choiee of the eovention--unex
pressd because the meeting was called
for a single object, which was to pass
upon the appolptments previously made
by the Parish Democratic Executive Cam
naittee, omly-would be ratified by the
people at the polls in November.
Among the speakers, we note partieu
larly Mr. Armand Martin, because, firstly
he is a yeaag man, and seeondly, because
this is his first appearance before the
public. He displayed forensic abilities eo
no mean order, and we predict for him a
bright future. His address was replete
with sound ideas and was attentively
Such a gathering cannot but tend to
strengthen the party, for it we expect to
Sdown the enemy and keep him down we
must have a strea organisation. As
Mr. Estilette, of St. Landry aptly puts it:
'It is needless to el pyr atentlon to
the univerally admitted doctrine that
strict disaeplne and adhesens to rules,
usages and preens Iae is laspenable to
the existance of any political party. Any
departure thesefro muos eventually
bring about its destruction. It has
mere to fear from that than from its eae
S Beer on ce at 5 cents a glass at
Fish fry parties are now all the go.
Considerable money changed hbads,
we are told, on the race track, last Sun
The beef that is being sold by our
butchers is of let quality, and the price
asked is not high.
The soiree given by the Misses Bane
her, Thursday evening, was a delightful
Miss Rita Guerniaere, of Broueardville
s ain town, and will spend a few days
among her friends and relatives.
Our swamper are about through with
their arduous labors in the swamps and
are now taking a well earned ret.
Mr. C. Harrison is having the store
building opposite his store painted and
Some of our local sports have been
"banging" at the papabottes. While
not plentiful, still fair hunts are repor
We were pleased to meet our popular
young friend A. Hilliard, Io town last
Monday. Hilliard is assistant cashier at
the mint now.
You can now pay your freight at point
of delivery, if you choose, on the Mor
The public schools of this perish are
In a flourishing condition; a fair attes'
dance and satisfactory progress.
Nearly any place Io the bayou, on the
town front, to fordable on. horseback.
We are told that in many places the
guage would mark about 4 et and les.
Arthur Dutel was arrested and jailed
A friend informs us that the crops on
both sides of the Tecbe between here
and Arnaudville, with very few excep
tions, are in fine edlition, and an aver
age crop Is assured. Cotton thoughb
shedding some shows up splendidly. It
is just as an old darkey aid: "those who
complain of poor crops never did make a
"Tereglstration ogee will be opemed:
at the Court House from Sept. Lad to
11th. At John ,ase, Bayou (s~ee, on
Sept. 15 and 16th. At Clerk Gaubler's
on Sept. 93 94 and 3ath. At Boedler's
Bresux Bridge, on Sept. 27 8 and 36th.
At Placide Lebanc's, Grand Pointe, on
Sept. 0thb. and Oct. 1 and nad. And at
st. Mletnsevle, again, from Oct. 4th. to
November lt. inclusive.
From the Sugar-Bowl, we learn that
ehese is on Soqt, t te had at whi
is Mr. J. C. Morrison, an immigra
agent, to secure a large Peansylvania
eatholie colony, with a view of locating
them in this perish, where good induce
ments have been ored. Those are
the people who will probably oocupyr
the Bush sad Levert tract on the west
side of the St John Plantation.
Depty Sheriff Fleming took Erest
Miel (one of the Bayou Boutte warriors)
to Franklin this week, to stand a preli
minary examinatio under the ehs
of murder. Judge Alien we ud
stand, said he had no power to try Mids
because be is now aprioner in the
hands of the Shertff o St. Martl.'
Mlel is at the present writing In our pa
risk jail awatling tris in this perish
One who has not for a year been up
in the4th. and 5th. wards of this parish
can have but poor ideNof the large num
ber of fencing that has been pt
since last fall. Where oe thn
miles and miles of open prairie now
fieds upon defl in full eulti
There is yet amehraire lad but it
being rapidly utilied.
After a long and painful Ilamess of sev.
oral years, Miss La Perle Othier, died
lastSaday at thage of 38 years. A
large concourse of ftrieds followed the
mortal remains to ther last ratlg place.
This lady whose afletldos were great
and many bore herheavy cross with the
spirit of a true Christian, awaiting wit*
fortitade the mmmons of her heavenly
Father. Sheaa at ret. now sear te
throne of her Master.
The Messenger e*.uds Its sympathy
to the familyla Ihe beereavmm.
Mr Beer on ice at 6 cents aglass at
In some parts of the parish they are
picking cotton, though to a limited ex
tent. 1here is not the appearance of
the dreaded caterpillars in the felds
and the belief is that we will escape their
Storm at Galveston.
Oalyeston has experiened last Friday
the most severe storm sinee 187 the
wind blowing at a velocity of sixty miles
an hour. The city was completely covered
with from one to fifteen feet o water,
mad skib had to take the place of street
ears. About one hundred and fifty hoaes
were wrecked, eausin adamage estima
ted of about two hundred thousand dol
lara. The destruction oa the beech was
great. A schooner from Lake Charles to
GalvW n, apsised outside ot the eth s,
and three men drowned.
TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO ANARCHISTS.
All to Haag But One.
The Jury has returned a verdict, na
ding August SpIes, Michael Sehwab, S
muel Flelden, Albert P. Parson, Adolphe
Fisher, George Engel, and Lewis Linag,
guilty of murder n the first degree,
and Oscar W. Nees, guilty ot man
saughter, and sentenesd to itteen years
S The Pilgrimage toI lardes.
Tea thoaum d pilgrims pised at Paris
ea their way teLsrdes, last Saturday,
Siver eight hundred cares o Invalids are
BHo. i J. JGay, his returned fm
Washington to his bore I Iberville par
lb, last weet.
Charles Edward, will be hanged in
SNew Orleas, oa Friday Ot. let., for a
murder committed In tha city, June
Editor A. LCuttlng. who was held In
prIse for over a month by the Mexican
authorities; was set at liberty last Moen
day by a dre atof the Supreme Ceurt of
AsMtant District AtteIase Heriques,
of New Orleans has resmved warning
- that a pgd hastuams wil at
to tke his hlb sand that eo Mr.
enneasy, bor prees t saimn members
ao that gag.
The Fisemin PFrester Iderms s
that ear eung friend, Paul d, has
left the ety a wedding tea. Con
trary tothe genral pla. he ses away*
Sto brng home a `rds, i astd taking
I ham. the esper, hes seesm.ly
Savigated the whripsel rapids, eFr -
I day, with his bend protruding from the
* James Scott a sherman, of Lewitenm,
attempted to swim the whiripesl rapids,
h a as ear st. 1 dead body was npiced
up at lawltmna, a hear later.
Sunan McMahbon ad Mary Smyta, per
jurers in the Faud cam, were mtemree
last Monday, to fre years In the pealtea
Dme Mass *..thg.
Broeax Bridge Aug. fbd. 1888.
POuysat toa a ll lased by the ParisL
Deooerate aszesti Committee er the
Parish 8. Martls, a large ad eathe
sali.e nmber at Domerate vters
me- tae townat %a r hIder this
Mr. Cyprien salry. member a Parish
Democratie Essetive Commttee r the
4th. ward, called the amethg ts *rder,
man parped the fllewing getlemer
for permuneat ean of the meeting
and they wen usalmotly elected.
For Presdeat: Ba. Charl e Delh m
mer. For Ve-lFrýelnt: Ema. Va
lares Martin, Cypris Melaeo., Aded
pb Dupla, 8lMe a1n0 . Cha. Bue,
Omevr Martl, Ulgen Ware, Olivier
Droeasrd, Sr, P. U. reooard, Cmle.
Angele, Lea euie ard d M Rmle ha
Forgeraiary: ama Domeagesm.
In a ew Mr. BReort Martis
,eated the rneass which acstesd tihs
Rarch Demeortle sutive commiut
In ems eeatlg lsi meeting. And th
Preideal thir etatitg the object theret
at folewaing pemmble Mal reeltlees
we thes red and msamnimay nlq
Wherea, an the d. day a AugIl
1886 the Prisl Demoerte snseati
Committee at t. Martnl met late town
o Broenu Bridge, and Pled einintlg a
easels on sid Committee by the ap
poinmest at Mes. A. V. Fleming
ad Rabet Mar i, a o eadem ferm
the neS wr, and Mr. M alim erarl hr
the wresey from I a. wWl, al Mr.
deJ r.e , r s r vweeyr isnY e
Whsesee, ls mudag being alled hor
the prpose a eitr ratiilag er ras e
tiag sma qpoiaitmsinn. trebee,
Ie inrmte That we the Daemee
do bos t y the a aM
To etl, mI.a wes wisrde dv ty
. s C. M.rn, Dlw.
marUs theme oi s thest rdi
CLAUDE DEMU ER,
Informs the public that he
has constantly on hand,
HocsuwEDS & BARRELS
of all Kinds,4and guarantees
ag" Boucauts, Barils a Si
rop etc. a des prix tre hbas.
ST. MARasVUAZa I+L