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SUPPLEMENT TO THE LAFAYETTE ADVERTISER, APRIL 6, 1909.
ORIGINS OF NAMES INTERESTING TO TRACE PA. TRONYMICS TO SOURCE. Many Derived from Trades or Occu petioes-Towns and Sections of Countries Have Been Respon sible for Some Others. There was appropriateness In the Lincoln celebration in Lincoln, Eng land; for undoubtedly "Father Abra bam" was derived from some long forgotten man who left that city bear lag some such name as George or Wat o' Lincoln. London, York, Boston and Berlin or Berliner appear as family names in the same way. Redfeld and Oldfield are farm patronymics once used as the names of Scottish farms are now for their proprietors. Titles of nobility similarly come from a county like Cumberland, a battle like Magdala or a town like Ragusa. Occupation names like Smith (spelled In more than forty ways), Webster and Fletcher are the most common; they include some arts not now practiced, as Lorimer, Balestier, Archer. Others In this class had once a humbler sound, as Howard (hog ward) and Gilpatrick (Padruig's ser vant). And many are derived from trade names in other languages than English. Gen. Baden Powell explained in a Latin verse after Mafeking that his name meant Ap-Joel; so Pughe is Ap Hugh. Family names made by an added "s" are often Welsh. The Welsh names Hughes (or Huws), Wil. Dams, Johns and Edwards mean Hughson, Williamson, Johnson and Edwardson, the English termination being "son," the German "sohn" and the Norse "aen." Emigration has supplied many names. Hollander, Fleming, French and Frank speak of national origin, though the last may mean simply a freeman. Other names of characteri sation are Shakespeare, Breakspear, Armstrong, Crook, Leonard (lion heart) and some few names of color, as Black, when applied to a man of dark complexion, like Roderigh Dim or "Black Jack" Logan; but most of the early Greens, Whites and Browns must have been so named for varying reasons. Names of animals were too obvious to be ommitted: Bernard, Fox, Palfrey. Elephant is turned into a proper name In Italy; why not In England? Coon Is hardly ever if ever an animal name; It may be cut down from Colquhoon or some other leoger spelling as d'Uber wiile In Hardy's "Tess" was changed late "Darbyleld." Along our north era border French Canadian names Sare spelled by sound, with queer re swlts, like "Lavake" for rEveque and "Fobere" for Faubert. Napoleon uessed that sis same Baonaparte same from the Greek Kalomeros, with the same meaning of "good part." The FIshes, Birds. Becks, Brooks and Hollys show how names were early given by observation. Traced to their source, indeed, few names have a less presale or fanciM origin than the ladia Thunder-Cloud or TesaagMan-with -Wart. A rwe1atlmaan engaged an sma tear sgide to ceduct him around Boe tea ea ightaeelg trip. On their Vw Is the stateboume the pair passed *hreo the Public garden. The termer warned genatly impressed with the statit! Cso mem'ralns the discovery that the Inhains at ether causes Iu seamgslity to pelr." A tow Wastes later they reecaed s stathboume .smandL Agala the b..asue attenio was attracted by a satae. It was a statue of Mat. Gen. "Laida P. Haibt and had been set p b ft yet uuvefled. The igure ithegemerai hedba en heavly padded. sa wrapped with =gplln to protect It s uhipmmet. asd as vet the ued ding had not been removed. Gasing at the beswathed figure, the farmer exclaimed: "Wall, I swan! What be that?" "That," said the guide looking in vain for an inscription to enlighten him, "that is"-he scratched his head -"that is to commemorate the discov ery of the benefit of the plaster-cast" For upwards of fifteen years Hunt's Cure has been sold under a strict guarantee to cure any form of itching skin troubles known. No mat ter the name-less than one per cent. of the purchases have requested their money back. LOOK AT THE SHIRT II from this laundry. Find fault with a single detail if you can. If you do And something wrong we want to know it. PERFECTION IN LAUNDERING is our aim and puropse. People tell us we have already attained it. But if there is any detail in which we have failed in we shall be glad to have you tell us of it. And we shall be glad to prove in your own laundering that we have profited by your sharp-sighted ness. LAFAYETTE STEAM LAUNDRY EASTER NOVELTIES, POST CARDS, EBB DYES, RABBITS, ETC. A fine line of fans. Last adeek of crock ery bargains. Continuation of RUG SALE. Quick sales and smawl proftt moetto of Thie Lafayette Racket Store J. GOIDROZ & CO. Horsesboelut, OAeral Black sulta and Wheetright. CARRIA@E PAINTINM. hber Tires Pat a. Al: work done omptly and satis factorily at low prass. PROFESSIONAL CARDS H. P. BEELER, "' DENTIST. Office es Umcols Avemue. LAFAYETT. - LOUISIANA. CHAS. D. GAFFERT, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW sad NOTARY PUBLIC). o06s on Madison S., Latsyeien. L.. Crow Girard, ATrORNEY AT LAW. NOTARY PUBLIC. Om.... C s. . i u&.a I. B. BENDEL. DAN DEBAILLON REHOEL & DEBAIlLON, Fire insurance Agents, Representing some of the strongest Insurance Companies in America 5. 0. VOORHIBS, ATrORNBY.AT.LAW me NOTARY PUBUG. Co.rt Ho.st a....si Zafsy, ,&. T. A. McFADDIN, Justces of the Pesce, Third Ward. LOUIS BUTCHER, Constable, Third Ward. ARCENZAUX'8 OLD OFPICB. MONT CARPE CAomEN LAFA YET'I E,. A. Boarding and Day School. A full course in French and English. Pupils of every denuw ination admitted. LBO ST. CYO, tteruev-at4aw. -ese atedmles. ANes Ad= a...d. - ý a oh JEROME MOUTON, ATrORNY.AT-.LAW ma NOTARY PUBLIC. Cour "teese agrme I.AWAYUTI.. * * * LAWOUANA. DR. II. c. sauLes, - ..ý DENTIST. Cor. on Bushema sa tree c1AYNNTU,. * * L UIJIANA F. F. CARTER, Photographer. Established 1896. SPECIALTIES. Family Groups and Chil dren's pictures. Crayons and Pastels made from any kind of photographs. Picture frames made to order. All work guaranteed, DR. i. T. LANDRUM ..VETERINARY SURGEON.. At The Lafayette Drug Store Special attention given to all diseases of Horses, Mules, Cows, Sheep, Goats, Dogs. Will treat all diseases of the Eyes. Teeth, Tumors, Chronic Troubles, Enlarged Glands, etc. PRICES REASONABLE Phone 259. taw-tf TO OUR PATRONS. Advise Us Promptly If you use gasoline where our pol isles cover. If your property insure'! Is murt gaged. If your building becomes vacant for a term exceeding ten days. If you have extraordinary repnirs or additions made to the building or buildings insured by our poll* ies. If the hazard is increased for any reason. If you use Acetylene gas. If, when policy covers or stock, you do not take annual inventory. It any change takes place in the Interest, title or rossess:on or cC the subject of Insuras'e. If you have o take out ot'er Ir.. surance on the property covered by our policies. If you keep within the condi tions prescribed above, you keep with, in conditions of all contracts of fire insurance-the full observance of your contract means a full and full settle ment in case of loss, that is our aim when we sell you insurance. PARKERSON & MOUTON INSUR ANCE AGENCY, (Established in 1897). Notice. No hunting or tresspassitng allowed on my place in the First ward, of La fayette parish, under penalty of the law. 3-23-t.-4t. Mrs. VINCENT T. BERTRAND. Taken Up. A dark bay horse on my place in sae Second ward, two miles west of Ridge. Owner can have same by proving property and paying cost. 4-3-3t. HORAS MEAUX. Announcement. I have again taken up the business of wiring. houses and doing other kinds o electrical work. Headquarters at Lacoste Hardware Co., Phone 126. J. C. BERTRAND, HOWARD watch is the only American watch certificated for accurate running by the Interna tional Obscrvtrory, at Geneva. Every HOWARD is made as a fe watch and -d iusted in its cae. Price fixed by printed ticket, sys tc *15o Let us 'hnw ' a d tiuctive w,:h. H. &K. RL3UER* Jeweler and ')utici a-