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' - --- LAFAYETTE, LOUISIANA, SATURDAY M1ORtNING, DECEMBER 14 1895. t-Law. AiA. 'UTA1Y P1*Ly . u. CAFFPI y, Attorney.at.Law. VOTARy POISnL *L O(Se on MuOdio, Se . C. SALLES, DENTIST. Or71sC B0oaSanA Szmaq E. GIRARD s-resident Physician of the Eye. Ear, Nose Throat Hospital, of New Orleans. La. IALIST in the treatace of Diseases of EAa. Nose and Tnsaor. ours9 a. m.e t m. Residence at the t to Bank Building. LAFAyvrr.a LA. . L. DUHART, years practitioner of the State and en ,7is rsbh. calls particular attention to his now essful treatment of diseases of the respira. nv. Medii;.l inhalations combined with re. al trcr tment affording a cure in consumptidve rst and second period if they follow exacely tment and relief in the third pericd. and chronic diseases in general a spedalty. CARMEL CONVENT. em of ed tcation includes the French and language, Music and all kinds of Needle For terms apply to Tlu Suraaloa, Mt. Carmel Convent. LArAEarrs. LA. IRS. A. C. YOUNG, arb anb Loboino BY TIIE DAT. WVgEK OIR ONTI. - s AccQxxQy~ators. MODERATE RAr.s. pposite Bank Building. Lafayette, La. anos anb ians TUNED AND REPAIRED. G. E. VON HOFE, P. O. Addriss: Lafayette, La' ences: Mayor Wan. Campbell. H. A. Van der Cruy4e.cn. FRED i.OUTON, rpenter and Contractor IOUSE BUILDNG A SPECIALTY. Viii deliver houses complete when d t(. ew Orleans l3Jrewing IQRsociation. . Keg and Bottle Beer. LAFAYETTE BRANCII. J. RENE BONNET, Agent. Use the Best! HAMMER Paints anb teabs. ... OALE BY . . . Moss Bros. & Co. Agents for , . Pelican Paint Company, 96 Camp St. NEW ORLEANS, LA. W. C. MORRELL, `...DEALER IN.... 1fanos a~b Organs Muical Merclaandise r d Sheet Muds. Cornett Itanos .....o8v ,Rg.U. -JOHN VANDTER G(RIFT, Hair Cutting, Hair Drissing,; Shampcping, .Shaving.. MOUTON'S BUILDING. "LAFAYETTE, LA., ALFRED A. BONNET, LAFAYETTE. - - . LOUISIANA lManufactures to-ofder.... Furniture, PicturU Frames, Wall Cabinuts. LEackets. iScroll ork, Store4Fixture';. Old Furniture reuewei. and repaired. Prices moderate. It You Want GOo .. . Sob Ilintinlg .... Gal at.... The Advertiser . . (iffice... ALFRE) HEBERT, eneralI Feed Store, LAFAYETTE. LOUISLANA, Has on hand a full aipply at all rmes and sells at the following prices: ,1o. Secd Olts $2.5o per sack. Ots at S2.oo per Sack' Wheat Bra-: at $z.25 per sack Also. Salt, Barb&d Wiie, fHay. THELAFAYETITE Blacksmith and Wheelright 1.-gar SHOP - ........NEAR BANK BUILDIN G. All work left at the hcop promptly attended to and .laction guarantee l. We also repair all kinds of ---re Arms. FRED MOUTON, Proprietor. E.W. Philips, aErchitect, con tractor ailb tuitber, NEW IBERIA, LA. .ock Box 270o. J. NICKERSON, Emigration and Real Estate AGENT, NTIn several thousand acres of Farm Landa for Eale, rent, or to be worked ca Shares, in large or smnall quantitie, to suit all parties. OFFICE AT STERLING GROVE, Lafayette, La. L. NOLLIVE, Wratcb ilaper, 3eweler aln Opticfan. Fire W.trh Ri cT.idrln . Specoltt, PrTreis Modu ate. Hetiat from the I..i Epcy dtiun .875 All Work Guaranteed. Improve Your Stock By breeding to the pu. e bred IfoLSTItN BVLL, Breckenridge, Fee $2.50. Pure bred JEREYv BULL,. Beecher, Feei$2.5o. Pure bred Ran JERSEY Hoc, Oscar Wilde, Fee $Ioo. USUAL IETUIN PRIVILTjAGES. F. F. MYLES. ---.l H TI--- PROTECTION - o-- POULTRY and GAI IE. The undersigned will pay .Fifty ($50.) dollars bounty to the persons making the highest number of points, by killing pre datory animals and birds of prey in th,' parish of Lafayette, before the 1st. of January 1896, as follouis:' 25 o to the one ti kin greatest No. of Points. £300" " ' ,xt ' Value of different bends are to bt counted by point.. as • f-llows: Large Hawk 5 point, Wild cat, r points. Small " Coon, Owl, o " Opossum, Slink. 15 "'t eajct, i Skunk, " Fox, 1 Head of birds of prey lnd scalps of ani mals to be delivered to Wi. Clegg, who will keep the count and give receipts fpr points: no-'bunty to lbe paid forlese 'an y @00 ht i. EYLES. Our Pick-ups. Empress of Russia's coronation robe recently ordered at Paris is to cost $75,000. The peanut crop this year is small, but the quality excellent Tennessee reports only half a crop, and Virginia but little better. Ex-President Benjamin Harrison is reported( to have made $100,000 from an investment of $500 two years ago in stock in a Soutlh- African gold mine. The sulphur beds in Calcasieu are supposed to be almost inexhaustible, and sulphur is being pumped out of them at the rate of one hundred tons per day, or 36,500 per year, which is equivalent to one third the entire con sumption of the United States, and it is believed the output will be increas ed to an amount necessary to supply the United States. The Irish potato crop of the world is the largest ever known. Europe has a full supply and the United States and Canada have a surplus for which there is no market. The North Big display of Christmas and Holliday goods C.K. DARLING. western States have made unusual L rge crops that do not pay to dig rand cart home. About five bushels per capita of sweet anid Irish potatoes have been made in America and both would be cheaper in the .towns and cities than was ever before known were it not for the heavy freight charges. The New Orleans chamber of com ,ierce has decided to favor the hold iiig in New Orleans in 1903 of an unternational exposition to commemo rate the centennial of the purchase of Louisiana by the United States. A omnmittee of 100 will be appointed ,o examine into the movement, select site, devise ways and means and ,resent to the country at large the ,necessity of appropriately celebrating n event of such importance to the [Union. The rice crop of Southwest Louis :ana, from which so much was expec ed, is I sad disappointment. There literally seems to be no market for thi: cereal at anything like renumerative We have just received A new Lot of Clothing and Gents Furnishing Goods for the Holiday. Fine Shoes, a perfect fit guaranteed and ra Large variety of Holidays Goods, all of which we will sell at exceedingly low figures, Call and examine my stock before purchasing elsewhere. M. Rosenfield. (Schayot Old Stand.) prices. Actually the consumption of rice was greater when the retail price was ten cent per pound than now at less than half that sum. Rice is not sufficient.y alprecit, d. The Cotton Crop. Secretary Hester' Weekly New Or leans Cotton Exchange statement, is sued before the close of business Fri day, shows a falling off in the move ment into sight, compared with the seven days ending this dale last year, in round figures of 200,000 bales, with the same days year before lastof 102, 000, and with the same days in 1892 of 49,000. For the twenty-nine days of Nov ember the totals show a loss from last year of 838, from the year before last 382,000 and from 1892 of 181,000. From the ninety days of the season that have elapsed the aggregate is be hind the same ninety days of last year, 1,380,000, of the same days year be fore last 265,000 and is ahead of the same time in 1892 by 90,000. The amout brought into sight dur ing the past week has been 275,570 hales, against 475,272 for the seven days ending this (late last year, 377, 921, year before last and 324,501 for the same time in 1892, and for the twenty-nine days of November it has been 1,239,176 this year, against 2, 077,293 last year, 1,621,619 the year before last, and 1,420,375 in 1892. These make the total movement for the ninety days from September 1 to date 3,509,323, against 4,888,826, last year, 3,774,2:37 the year before and 3,419,451 in 1892. The movement since Sept. 1 shows receipts at all United States ports 2, 435,121, against 3,713,517 last year, 2,879,235 for the year before last, and 2,606,047 same time in 1892; over land across the Mississippi, Ohio and Potomac rivers to Northern mills and Canada 360,195, against 551,205 last year, 3-13,030 year before last, and 360,999 in 1892: interior stocks , ex cess of those held at the close of the commercial year 443,928, against 368,560 last,year, 324,626 year before last, and 238,372 same time in 1892; Southern mill takings, 270,079, against 255,544 last year, 226,446 year before last, and 214,033 same time in 1892. Foreign exports for the week have been 146,099, against 256,319 last year, making the total thus far for the season 1,392,969, against 2,233, 872 last year, or a decrease of 840, 903. Northern mill takings during the. past seven days show a decrease of 51,996 as compared with the corres ponding period last year, and the to tal takings since Sept. 1 have decreas ed 308,874. The total takings of A merican mills, North and South and Canada thus far for the season have been 975,776, against 1,273,803 last year. These include 696,476 by Northern spinners, against 1,005,350. Stocks at the seaboard and the twenty-nine leading Southern interior centres have increased during the week 54,653 bales, against an increase during the corresponding period last season of 92,734, and are now 139, 519 smaller than at this 'late in 1894. Including stocks left over at ports and interior towns from the last crop and the number of hales brought into sight thus far for the new crop the supply to date is 3,819,227 bales, against 5,124,856 for the same period last year. Hon. A. V. Carter, State Commis sionner of Agriculture, has requested us to state that the tenth annual meet ing of the Louisiana Agricultural So ciety will convene at Lafayette on the fourth Wednesday in January. An elaborate programme will be announ ced later and it is hoped that the meeting will be the most largely at tended one in the history of the So ciety. This Society has done much good in the way of promoting the agri cultural interests of this State and if properly appreciated by our farmers there is much left yet for it to do. Many of the ablest and most success ful farmelu, planters, and truck grower in the State will doubtless be in atten dance and entertain the sessions with iifsTructive paper. FIRST NATIONAL BANK Of Lafayette, Louisiana. Capital stock $50.000, C('ow Gi.rnA. P'resident. S. 11. PAtKERSON, Cashier. J. G. PAIRKERSON, Vice Prcsideut. F. V. MIOTON, Asst. Cashier. DIRECTORS : CRow GIDARD, J. S. WIIITTINGTON, P. B. ROY, C. C. Brown, A. J. Moss. J. G. PARKERSON ALCIDE JUDICE, F. )DEMANASDE. N. P. Moss. You see them everywhere. Beautiful-g - Columbia The new Colum B icycbias are the hand somest wheels on -- . earth. But there is more than mere looks to recommend Columbias. Back See the of the handsome design and elegant New el finish Is a sterling quality that over the Get a roughest road and the longest journey Catalogue will carry the rider with safety and r satisfaction. Next-best bicycles are Hartfords- $80 $60; $50 for boys' and girls' sizes. Moss Bros. & Co. J. VIGNEAUX, Feed and Livery Stable anb tlnbertaking EEtabhihbment, North Main St., Opposite Court House, LAFAYETTE, * . ...... LO.isIANA. An elegant Hearse and a fine selection of Coffins to selecT from. A. J. MOSS. A. EMILE MOUTON: MOSS & MOUTON, Lu ber At Wholesale um w and Retail. Office and Yard near Railroad Depot, Lafayette, La. Cypress and Pine lumber, rough or dressed, Shingles, Doors, Blinds, Mouldings, Etc. Wagons and Cisterns, Agricultural Implements, SCREEN DOORS AND EXTENSION SCREEN WINDOWS. g Orders filled for any station on the Southern Pacific Railroad and branches, F. DEfIANADE, Choice Family Groceries, Including Flour. A full line of China and Queensware on hand._ '.Fine Liquors for family use a specialty. Cigars anb tobacco. LAFAYETTE . . - LOUISIANA. LEON PLONSKY, ... Eealer in... General Merchandise Lafayette - - - Louisiana. Keeps constantly on hand a full Line of Ladies fine dress Goods. Gents furnishing good a Specialty, also Boys and Youth Suits for all ages. Also the fanmus Tennent Stribling Shoes for Ladies and Misses at prices to'suit the most fasti dious. Our Gents Mackintask's in all style and prices are un surpassed.