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THE WEEKLY MESSENGER.
ALL KINDS OF JOB panrrm [ JUSTICE TO ALL SUBSCRIPaTIo $1,00 PER ANNUM
VOLUns xxx. ST. MARTINVILLE, LA., MARCH 6, 1915. NUMBER 2
Rally Day, Sat. larch 27, 1915, inaux C
The following will be the contest held : acre
I. LITERARY (for CLASS A - High Schools T
., only) to consist of: Oratory (for boys) Decla- who
mation (for girls), Chorus singing from 4 to to bun
voices), Spelling and Impromptu Composition.' bare
2. LITERARY (for CLASS B-Rural Schools on- thei
ly) to consist of: Oratory (for boys), Declama- pam
tion (for girls), Quartette singing, Spelling and to p
3. ATHLETICS (for CLASS A-Boys 6o" and T
above) to consist of: Running: 440, yds., 220 got
yds., too yds., running high and broad jump, swit
Shot put, Pole vault, and relay (' mile each and
4. ATHLETICS (for CLASS B-Boys below 60o") to g
to consist of: Running: 440, 1oo, 50 and 220 w
yds., running broad and high jump, and relay left
(* mile each runner).
5. ART (ALL SCHOOLS) to consist of: Draw
ing: freehand, product map of Louisiana, maps be*i
in general, an enlarged map of St. Martin Pa- in
rish; Manual Training: paper cutting, rafia and well
reed, wood work; Sewing: plain cooking apron, goof
hem stitching with Mexican work; Agriculture: ar
garden products, Writing: primary I to 3 inc.) veri
6. AVERAGE ATTENDANCE ( for RURAL bop
SCHOOLS only). The rural school securing min
the best average attendance based on enroll- opp
ment for the first six months ending March 12,
1915 will get a banner; the second best will get N
honorable mention. we
EXPLANATIONS: Under No, i Oratory for boys eng
and Declamation for girls are to be selected, the to ii
Chorus singing will be with or without music; the oth
spelling will be dictated to all contestants on the En
morning of March 27th., (list of words for practice chic
will be sent out later). Three contestants in spell- kini
ing and three in Impromptu composition will be al- and
lowed each school. Subjects will be announced at e
the time of the contest, March 27th.. wo
Under No. 2, Oratory and Declamation are to I
be selected quartette to be without music, spelling bad
under same conditions as under No. ; writing con- ed I
test will be on rally day each school is allowed two ow
Under Nos. 3 and 4, only two entries for each ago
event are to be allowed. Ist and 2nd places will o,
count for 5 and 2 points respectively. the
Under No. 5 there are il events Ist place for no
5 pts. and 2nd place for 2 pts. Specimens of pri- gol
mary work in writing will be sent for exhibition. owl
The number of entries for each event will be limi
ted to Six for each school. The
Six Banners will be awarded for the best show
ing in the above six Group. Medals to the best all
round Athlete. C
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ii P. A. BIENVENU, AGENT,
Ageny ished in 90.
A deep well ts being put down
in Cypress Island, which will be
used to irrigate several hundred
acres of rice.
The planters at Cataboula lake
who are going to plant several E
hundred acres of land in rice,
have all their land plowed and Th
their wood cut and hauoled at the tes
pumping plant, and are now ready
The locomotive on this branch
got off the track on the saw mill
switch which is in bad condition,
and had to be helped by an en
gine that was sent from Lafayette
to get back on the track and it
was seven o'clock when the train
left here on its way back to Port
-The planters in general have be
been delayed by bad weather, but ab'
in general all field work is pretty M
well advanced, all indications are
good, and the prospects for good,
large crops and good prices are
very encouraging, aend all seemed
hopeful and cheerful and deter- L
mined to make the boeet of this
Mr. R. T. Eastin reoeived this -
week a tine and powerful traction
engine. He will use this engine
to irrigate and thresh rice and for
other purpose. We believe Mr.
Eutin has the right kind of ma
chine also for road work of all
kinds and we would like see him
undertake some road contract as
he is the right man for any such
It is reported to us that all the
bad places which had been repair
ed by some of our people at their
own expense, which had not bad
the time to settle, were much dam
aged by the recent rains, and are
now in nearly as bad condition as
they were before, with perhaps,
no prospects of the same people
going on the roads again at their
The Liver Regulaiss The Body
A Sluggish Liver Neads Care
Someone has maid that people with
Chronic Liver Complaints should he shut
up away from humanity, for they are
pessimists and see through a "glass
darkly." Why? Because mental states
depend upon physical states. Bilious
neos, lleadaches, Dizziness and Consti
pation disappear after using Pr. King's
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-The Breaux Bridge Advance
said in its last issue some effort
was made at some political com
- bination which will prove a sensa
tion and a revelation. W ell, Bro.
ther, when you get thise bit of in.
teresting news, let aus hear of it.
Here at this end, we thought that
things were so muoob oue sided
that we thought it was about all
over and that the eleotion of
Sheriff Martin end his ticket wasee
simply a matter of mere formality.
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When yon catch Cold, or blgin to Cough,
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Stog of the Throat and Lungs and fights
the Germs of the Disease. vgilog quick
relief and natural healing. "Our whole
family depend on Pine-Tar-Honey for
Cough, and Colds." writs Mr. ,. Wil
liams, Hamilton, Ohio. It always help.
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