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. Ma W. P. 13irthi was a i-ti:or to i"
ibsw Orleans last Tuesday.
Bargain Counter ev-rv dtay of the' t
week at Ellia BraudA' Sons. l,
Mr .1 A O. Coignet spent several 1
,lyJ. u'ew O .Ians. Iast week " ,
(Dibstons Cr.ccent) ( ane Knives
$3 75 per do.1 'a~t l. Rvieie & Co.
Pion b;. A. Suptivao, of S-w Or
leans was ill tn n duriig the week.
Baby Elite Shoe Polish 2 packages I
four 15 at Ellis' Ilraud's Jns. 1"-.
Mr Ferntand Forst is in town this
week the guest of Dr. O L. Brand, of
uearsath Tb Kiid You Hare Always Bought
Mr. sad Mrs. Philip Girior, of
|.abaidiwvire visit' d freudls and rela-
tives In town last Sund:,y.
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Mr. Ernest Thilodlanx. who, hid
been attending .chool in Virginia is
Bane fo1 the holidays.
CoA.IO '' O TA..
the The Kind You Hlas Always Blgldl
Judge I,. P. Caillouet and l)istrict.
Attoiney 'Yt. P. Meartin, at'tended
coart in Terrehonne last Monday.
Do you want a swell lookinii vest
go to h1lias Braud's Sons they '.an
Prof, auto Mrs. A. J. Dupuy left
for Alexaulril:, to spend the Christ
&as holidays there with the relatives
6f 'Mrs. Dupny.
Cooking and Heating Stoves at II.
Riviere & Co. 13
Mr. Walter Ragan, of Jeancrette,
is here for the holidays, on a visit to
is' aunts, Mesdaumes Curtis, of St.
Fancy Vests, that will please the
most fastidious. at Ellis Braul's Sins
The proprietor of the SFr.TINEL
left Thursday to spend ('hiistmas
with relatives in Iota, La. We wish
ii;na ? lerry Christmas.
Call at E!llha Iruual' Sons for
genuine bargai is.
Mrs. H. R. IDupre and little daugh
tqr left Monday for Crowley to spend
the tIlidays there and lots with
df the SrTN"l.L left Thursday to
kt was ou- pleasure to reeeive an
agreeable visit last Wednluesday from
Mr. Anatole J. Boudreaux, of La
fourche Crossing. Mr. Boudreaux is
n gnotleman of affabhle manners whose
visits are always welcome.
For Infants and Children.
Te IId You Have Alwas Bought
Mr Ulysses J. Barrios, of Look
port, candidate for Asessor, was in
t'wn this week and paid this onice a
lileasant call. Mr. Barrios is a
staunch democrat, at present the
etdleent and useful police juror frum
the fourth ward, and cualhtled for th!
fllee to which hle aspires. He hlas a
lost of friends wlho wish him well,
dhd would be pleased to see him no
A glass or two of water ta:k,:n ha:lf
an hour before brea:kf:ast will usu:illy
Ieye ty4 bowels r-guhir. Harsh cath..
Jrtles should be avoideu. When a
purgative is nLededi, take Chamber
lain's Stomach and Liver Tablets.
Tbey are mild and gentle in their
actsoo. For sale by Roth Drug Store
At a meeting of St Charles Branch
336 0. K tf A. beld last Tuesday
might the fplloaing o0Boers were elect
ml (6 tli4oaiaagjear: Rev. A.
M. Walsh; 1st VPres.. W. 8. Lafar.
gus; 2od V Pret., L. C. Roger; Rec.
&ecty., hLols Riviere; Aset. Secty., O.
M. Delaue; Financial Secty., E. J.
Legeicdre; Tres., H Ri' lee; Serge:ant
at Arms. P. X. Conlon; Sentinel, Eng.
Knoblobh;'Trastees, C. A. Badean!,
J L. Aucoin, C. J. Lagendre; Libra
rian', W. S. Laf.trgue, Assistiaunt, P.
How's This ?
We offer One hundred Dollars Re.
ward for any ease of C(atarrh that
'hnhbt be cured by flalk's Catarrt
F J. CIENEY & Co, Toledoln, 0)
We, the uudersigned, have know.
F. J. Cheney for the last 15 years
mld believe him prfeetl:y honorahl=
in ail husines tt:nuuactiona anld Onno
daally ab'e to cary out anuy obhlge
thas marle by thelr lirc.
I Wsr & TacA, bWh,'eeals /)rug.
& W1kva, Whlesle DruggasIt
Ma'lS ~trrb (re i* tak-n r.',,
**. a4.l 4a*4tV s-. '!,.
ansdemsse* . * t.
t ,ses.. Pr.. 7"
S ,t a l,,, p.. a ,b. ,..,
A grand fete Chnmp.:tre wi:l be
given at Aunhat Ii b rt'i p~ik on
Suida.y D)eember "27. for Ith. ben-llft'
of the St. Jobhn Ch:rivcl. Th' puh.'c
i. invited t~ h "1p th'a worthy c,:,use
,tOi a p~ sa:lnt t mra ti iu aLire for e
! those who, wilt ,,'tnd. N.' pains will -
be Ep red to ulake tle oc,:'s'oiu a
's ,ce3atef l and 'eaalnut on.. Valions u
I taid attiatti e amnusemeut', includting
SKlENO ~ail gIranid t'hiristmai tr..e.
wiwll h, provided and there will Le an
abundance of refreshmuenls.
The following fr, i the D ,tnsld4,on
ville Chief, will b." of interest to our
I e.,.ader- . lTh. Phit,. f j ·i;, with the o
I.n; othier l.. a fi.i.uts of the popi
lar greoim. Ciih rle- A ,rhit, secrt' Iy
!of th.. ID uultu ., .I, I.I.t , uI \WV.ork+.
upon ot e t L : '.,n of hiis Inali:ai
is W 1, .li ifd t : rt 'e nli to Mi'sil .ta
f Acock at II r' ,il: e of theI Ibril 's
I ltrenti on I'lia ,,i' i plantati. n io Si.
Oul r coulrtulat'oni to the h:appi
A Frightened Horse,
of Runinii.g like inil down the street
- dulnlmping thlie tetul:Lii!Ct. or a hiunlled
other :ic:.leuts, il every ithay occur
rences. It ielb loves evetrytoldy to
lavei a relilleSa 11ve handy and
there's no.ne as goid " t Buikl,'n's
d Arnica Sa:ve. 1111ui, ('uni, Sores,
is Eczema and Pi es, diaplpear quick'y
under it0 sohllilng tl;ceet. 25e', at All
1it It is the duty of every citizen to
take an interest in the governmeint of
his country anld to ipaitlcipate in the
scectiion (of its otllteers; so pay your
ct po:l tar in order to be qualified to
r dischlirge yotur duty like a man.
Th. man lwho negle,'ts to pay his
t poll ta:x voluntairily disqualifies him
aI, elf from -voiii g and will ie enltitled
to little e,l,pidler.atlion. Pay your poll
tax without delay.
It- W AN TET)-- FAITFITlI, i'ERIt)N
es to (all on retail trade and agents for
miiiufaicturilig house having well
estahlishid bulsiness; local territory;
. straight s:Ilary $20 paid weekly and
expense money advanced: previous
experieice uunecessary; position per
t' iU:iiUlit; huii'iniess succeissful. Enclose
sto f addressed envelope. Superinten-
dent Travelers, tJ05 M.onon Bldg.,
Chicago. 16 12t.
,hI -- -" - -
ts Pay Your Poll Tax.
Once more, vote.rW of Laourche,
ia permit us to say, PAY Yo' POLL
ia i'Ax. The time is short now; it must
be paid on or before Dccemuber :31st,
1903, if you wlis i tio e qt'allfied to
for vle either in the ,rtmary of Juunary
19th or in the election of April-qext.
So lose no time; ray your poll tix
eh at once. Delay is ddogerous; doikt
rto Z3 Mr1 ETINd' AT LOOK
an Adopts Resolutions Condemn
om ing the Action of the Na
- poleonville Meeting.
The call for a mass meeting at
Lockport last Sunday for the purpose
of passing resolutions endorsing the
damming of Bayou Lafourche, was
answered by fully five hundred men.
The meeting was held in the largo
ht public school house and when called
to order by Mr. J. P. Bourg, standing
room was not to be had and a num
b her of people were forced to remain
Mr. Thomas J. Foret was chosen
i ch-i:man; he took the chair after a
a few brief remarks expressive of his
vi. ws oil the ldamuming of the bayou.
te i)r. J . E. Blanuchard, Jr, and Messrs.
th A. J. La4sswigue andt L. O. Brumfleld
h were nominated and duly electedl se
Scretaries and the meeting then pro
ccelded to busluess. After some dis
cussion of the subject a committee on
resolutions was appointed, and the
chairman invitled Judge L. P. Cail.
:lf louet to i(ddlress the meeting duling
lli the time th:at the committee spent in
rth.. r.fting resolutions. The Judge
na compliedl and tin a short spee'h fully
cr- explincdl the views taken by those
ets.who are opoitln to the damming of
aeir the bayou anld l ibse who favor the
are project, and stated that all things
considered he was highly in favor of
nch the project.
y TLe committee on resolutions then
et- reported submitting a series of rero
I. s. O;her resolutious were of.
* fered by persons preseot and wer
tar- fully diauqcasrd but the meeting fnal.
e s ly adopted the resolutions submitted
Sby the -ommittee. Mr. W. P. Marti
Swas then called upon to address thi
ut meeting; he responded making a short
ug. speech inu which he stated that it wat
, his firm conviction that the people ol
Irni Assumption were not all against thE
P project of damming the bayou, and
that, while many of those who were
Sagainlst it were actuated by sincere
motives, nevertheless the rtsolutln
ado(-ted at the Napoleonville meetin..
Re. did not in his opltion, voice the viewi
that andl molives of the peopleof A~sump
arrh intio hbat rather those of a few jioliti
cians. His SiCe ch was wel rcc-ived
, O. After a .hori tiutly address in fruncl
own by 'Ir. A J. La~seigne the meetluE
ahle In accordance with a lesoluitil
nan adopted lat the massin..e.lug the chalir
gs- man has Ipliointed the gentleme.
n nmtid hl'ow to secure signature IA
ug- a iettitn prutestig lll"p. sati
IA' threatliu d s.thi,, p,f ,pme of t
'qt ',t z..nr· f .u-lf ',l A ro'l to ) hidt tj
aI, o 'b'l -ii .m W niUltkl LoUill-tr
*t' .. , a , S ,. .l,
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EKILE E. IIVIERE.
eThis well known and highly esteem
r ed and ir-pe'ted citizen ands mercha't
Sof Ihis tuwn, fdied unexpectedly last
f iSutny tm.nlllg, shortly after 4
, o'c;uck. As our people bIgan moving
4 about .t (lawn the sad news of his
sI ulden death lspread rapidly, and the
Scommulnty was greatly slhocked and
deeply grieved. It wa: hard for those
who h.id seete him th,: day before pur
1 suiig thie even tenor ,of his daily It',
ir:itte~uilng to I1thniie4', w:iiting on and
sItrViing Cutomei)nIrs In thlr". -tore. that
iElmlEe i,. ltvi're haI tpasse ftr m
1 this poor tran itory life to the life
+ et rul'' i,.yoni, the grave.
e The dtlces·a d wav a native of this
a pari-h :at1 ife long resident of this
s town. He was only 12 years and 7
Sm.t -i s ol, and single. Since th
dea:h of his f:cthc,, thteite is-amnted
IV l ,utge V KRivi'e, he ha I lived with
hi- sist..r< at th.* old h m stead, over
the Jtiviere store at the corner of
.:\lal antd S. Louis Streets.
et First. iii, younget sister die.!, then
id l t wo others were Inarrie I and w .nt
r aw:ty, whent he was left alone with
to his foster-s.iter Miss Alice HInt, who
nd was much attached eta
'' him, as he was to her, they having
Sb en brought up btg.'ther from their
'Y tender yea rs.
t1 Emile RiviCie was an excellent
character, modest and unostentatious
o in his wa:ys, one might say, simple
of and humble, but he was kind antil
e charitable, and was never knowu to
do knowingly an injury to any living
creature. lie was loved, esteemed
and respected by all who knew him,
and he had a large circle of friends
and aeCinainitances. The large atten
e dance ,of people from every walk of
oil life at his funeral bore eloquent testi
molly of the general love and esteem
in which he was held in the commu
for Ie was bred to commercial life,
'ell having during the life-time of his
father been a clerk in his store, and
ud after his death embarked in bnsiness
Pus fer himself is a member of the well
known commercial firm of Henry
Riviere & Co. of this town.
S The funeral took place Monday
I morning at 10 o'clock at St. Joseph's
3t Catholic Church, and was celebrated
with pomp and grandeur, a solemn
requiem mass for..ing the principal
part of the imposing ceremony.
R. 1. 1P
)LL Two Coming Weddings.
Mr. anid Mrs Philip Breaux, and
to Mr and ,Mra. Paul Toupe, have issued
invitations inviting relatives and
t. friends to witness two interesting
tx wedding ceremonies to take place at
St. Joseph's Catholic Church on
Tuesday, January 5th, 1904 at 3
SOneside of the ol Mir. and Msm
Philip Breaux request the presence of
the recipient of the card at the mar
in- rinag, of their daughter, Julie, to Mr.
Leopold Toups, and of their son,
Scuddy, to bliss Ida Toups; while on
the opposite side, Mr. and 3irs Paul
Toups extend a simnilar invitation to
at attend the marriage of their daughter,
ose Ida, to Mlr. Scuddy Breanx, and of
the their son, Leopold, to Miss Julie
vas Breaux. Thus, those who attend
en. will witness an interesting ceremony.
rgt The SNTIrrNEL extends congratula
led tions in advance to the happy young
his . " .
on. Resolutions Adopted by Thi
urs. bodaux Cycling Club.
se- At a regular meeting of the Thabo
ro- daux Cycling Club, held December 21,
is- 1903, the following resolutions were
on unaniirously adopted.
the Whereas, it has pleased the Divinf
all. Father, to call one of bihsLhildren int,
ing his presence, our late member and
tin president, Emile E. Raviere, and
dge Whereas, the intimate relations and
lly) position of Ihonor long held by the de
ose cease , we the members of the Thibo.
of daux Cycling Club deem it proper,
the that we place on record, an apprecia
uga tion of his services as a member and
Sof ottier, and his merits as a man, themre
for. be it resolved,
hen 1. That wet bow with h ,mble sub
0o- mission to the will and wisdom of
of- Beavenly Father, we do nose the
.er mouro for our beloved member a
onl- honorarble president, who has been
ntcd called to his Heavenly home.
rtin 2. That in the death of E1mile R
the Riviere, this club loses one who was
ort always active and zealous in his woik
was s a member and officer, prompt to
a of advance the interest of this club, de
the voted to its welfare and prosperity3
and and whose wise action and fearless
rere couisel has given life and strength ts
ere our Club. An honorable and uprighl
ions man whose virtues not only endeared
ting him to the members of this Club, but
ews to all his fellow citizens.
mp- 3. That this Clth tender its heart
fliti e:t sympathy to the relatives of oui
ved. deceased member, in the hour of thei
ich sad aftfl;etion.
tiug 4. That Ithis clih Ue properly drup
ed for a period of thirty days, a',
tiun ttrt the memh-rns wjl~itenitbe,, 1
airof our dleceased pr idlent to the g .t
men to pay the last mag to bhit reun a
s . 5 resolutions *or
lt .I . ..
Th Bank of Thibodaux,
Have .You a Savings Account in Bank?
If ot, call at the abovetnamed Ianuk, and get
e of lhose Hiandso mi l I!e h e S::vings Banks,
hich is an Ornament to any lioirw.
I "' . ,,. o.. >'
One Dollar Will Stact The Account.
The Accounts of Ladies and Children are es
pecially invited. You have the box,
The Bank has the Key.
9 CALL X AND X GET 4 ONE. X
J. L. LOBDELL. Pres. P. R. PERCY
JOSEPH CL &UDET V-President. Secy-Treasures
Near S. P. Railroad Depot, Thibodaux, La.
f"o Jr " Ifo.r,
º rOrders For Car-load Lots Solicited."
Sugar Planters orderE given special attention for
aJn4, , 6n7,8, aldlO
Under Rufpleos ot LaTourGb Baso Ball fisoGlation.
Biger and Better than a Circus.
10 SHOWS 10. 150 PEOPLE 150.
Free Attractions Galore.
locluding LOTTO the human ar,.ow in his thrilling head first dive from
the penacle of a lofty ladder twering a hundred feet in the air into a net
I, but eight feet long and six foot wide, po-ittvely the hmit of human daring,
re this set alone Is worth coming miles to see. A week of innocent tm-- meet
me on the midway. A mammoth aggregation of new up todate and moral
4 exhibitions. Ferris Wheel, Stmm Riding Gallery. The Electric Theatre,
6 shawing the life of the American Firoman, Fairyland and all the latest Elec
i triel features.
Oue Zlaza, the Lady that Mystifies.
Old Plantation Minstrels. The Whirling Wheelers daredevil bicyclists.
_ Houe up side down. "
TEgAS CLrO. THE BRONCO SMALLEST HORSE ON EARTH.
d VAUDEVILLE SHOW-DESTRUCTION-OF POMPEII.
e The fair wil he held on the Main Streets of the city. Remember thik
OCaraSE hi hid no eounecticn with any S etreet Fair previously
es timisi ou aLms SoTbham Te. . -
truathtdlyadvetIaed, libira'iy managed.
S UNI STATES CARNIVAL _
"t IO R. L. CARROLL, Mgr.
, . ,E ,oNt , RAToeS ON ALL RAIL ROADS.
Low i s on O . .ailroac.
Nli an's Ju~wina dm Texas Rail
o and St~:rship Company will
i- cket fr., Thibodaux to Rus
S-A-. F) c/27h and 28th, 1903,
ith re ,lyimit Dec. 31st, 1903, at
a it e moe fare plus 25e on sccount
of Lo as Slate Public School
wlidttiQoal particulars, apply to
gest, or to C. B Ellis, Ihvlsion
I Mgagud Freight Agent, New
a sty slosttake*.
*- are me ol.time4 %*.rv ,x. It
h lua i, f ye take I *
_ e. ,ssrr ms ,* ti*.. '..
I r 1( . 1 4, . .."h.., . ,* . ". *
Remember that the
(has. II. Lasseigne's,
',. r Marlkr . as. L I 'htlol, t
Top oa Eert VWrilts.
t .%4 . 61-1 ' ( ·t,| .. . I ' tu- 6 .
ou Are Suff
with your feet for wad
good comfortable shoel
The Duke L
has no equal for comfo
wear. Try a pair.
Chat and many other
liways on band, at
We invite our patrons and friendeto
amine our new line of
Fall and Winter Go
-- Consisting of -
Black Goods, Dress
Ginghams, White Piques, Grey and
Also Novelties, of all kinds,.
in all pr)ces, Chemitle and Ta
Portieres, Cotton and Wool Blan
and White Damask, Ladies and MiN"
A big line of Ladies Skirts and many ot
too numerous to mention.
SThere has been a rise of about 25 ojo on
) goods, and having bought our stock before
Sare able to sellthem at the old pric;es.
Recognized essential elements of a perfe
pointed Modern Bank--are offered by
ASSETS DEC. 28, 1901, " $
ASSETS DEC. 31, 1902, - $
ALBERT L. F
- Dtaler In Wholesale ---.
4 ,,mItBODA 'li,.. a.t. AL