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OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE PARISH OF LAFAYETTE. VOLUME XLVI. LAFAYETTE, LOUISIANA, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1910. NUMBER i 30. NOW IS THE TIME TO ORDER YOUR FALL AND WINTER S.UIT HAS CLEANED & BLOCKED. Let M Be Your Tailor"U BUUIOR. . SUITý I.o.). . ... -'N-b •4 5 •P I',,"' 39 New Acconnts Opened in August. 47 New Accounts Opened in Sept. 58 New Accounts Opened In Oct. 144 New Accounts opened in 3 months THAT SPEAKS WELL FOR THE COMMUNITY, AND SPEAKS WELL FOR THE "FIRST NATIONAL" ALSO-DOES 1T NOTY The storms of life will surely beat upon you. You don't mind them so much when young, well and pi ospering. But when old age, sickness, or business reverses come, then your good BANK ACCOUNT will be your only protection. Make OUR Bank YOUR Bank. ..The first National Bank.. .STRONG. CONSERVATIVE. PROGRESSIVE. STACHERS INSTITUTE Meld' at High School Friday and Sat urday-Fine Program Carried Out-Byrne Lecture. Firiday and Saturday a parish teach Srs' institute was held at the High Ichool with between 75 and 80 teach present. ~tr'a brief opening talk by Supt. Wright Miss Paola Mouton sang a telghtiful solo. Then the roll was mm .each .o teacher : resI. nded 'th an interesting quotation. Supt. right then made an address, follow by a talk on language by Miss inetta Mattes. In the aftenoon interesting and In ructive talks were given as follows: Speliling, Miss Edith Dunn; Geogra by, Pr ving P. Foote of Scott; tory, H)a(s Maud Kent, Carenero; eanzatry Agriculture and School ens, Prin. J. A. Anders, Primary chool. Lecture. At night a very entertaining lec e on Dreams and Dreamers, was ven by Chester :Byrne, of Missis ppi, who. spoke for about an hour. audience was rather small, but raciatiV. Mr. Byrne has an elo flow of language, which in y inistances he aoye into poetic ion, varying 'iwith~, humqroup ries. Altogether, those who ; at tded were repaid. 8h ltatur ay. Saturday morning . t program was by Principal R. L. Dickerson, the High School, who spoke of na study that can be done in every oo!. Prin. Thos. W. Brown, of THB s Ready to i uiy Good, Sodi; id Heavy, Ear, 07ae a fine talk on the environment of chil den of Lafayette parish. State In stitute Conductor L.. J. Alleman: then Qpoke on conservation, but also coni plimented the teachers and the insti tute very highly. In the afternoon the teachers were divided into Divisions A and B. In Division B.l te tollowing program wts carired out: Elementary Agriculture, Prin. Dick erson; Reading, Miss Bowden; His tory, Mrs. Wright; Language, Miss Mattes; Spelling, Miss Dunn. Division A was 'the' Iovike grade teachers and model lessons in read ing, numbers and games were taught to classes of children by Misses Turner, Mosely and Hipnel. Northside League. A splendid meeting of the Northside School League was held Thursday af ternoon at the Primary School, and a good deal of interest was displayed over the election of officers which resulted as follows: Pesident, Mrs. F. E. Davis; Vice-president, Mrs. Stafford; Secretary, Mrs. Jas. Kelly; Treasurer, Mrs. R. Jeanmard. The committee on swings and trapeze re ported, and the League ordered them to be placed on the grounds as soon as possible. The League also decided to have cement blocks placed under tht drilnkng- -fdimtainl as a protectioxt against the' childreh having wet feet k After -other 'business matters were discussed and attended to the Leagug ,adjourfed . Window glass in all sizes, at Mos4 & company's. - . . Proposal. Bids will be received at the office r .oF D:RE. ·irad'-f r rfet ; La., up to .12 o'elock Monday~.. November 21, for the erection and completion of a oue-st9ry bank building for the Pro I ple's inuk and Trust Co.; ,cost of building- complete. not to exceed $11, Planis and specifications may be se oured ona application to ' the archi tects, Messrs. Stevens & Nelsbn Co., lo109..Hennetr Building, New Orleans, La., or Dr. F. E. Girard, Lafayette, La. -Proposals must be accompanied by certifled' check of $500.00. The ownerS reserve the right to reject any orall pro s., iTEMS OF INTEHEST OVER THE STATE New Orleans will hold an Agricul tual Fair on Nov. 24-27, and arrange ments for' shipping the farm exhibits at the Shrevepot State Fair, have been made anm part of the exhibits have already been shipped. The first annual joint conference of paish suprintendents and school board presidents and members will be held in Baton Rouge Dec. 21, '22 and 23. There will be no set pro gram, but a iumber of prominent ed ucators tWill be present. The Southren Rice Cowers' Asso ciation has been formed and W. E. Lawson, of Crowley, I.a., vice-presi dent, states that many farmers are subscribing for the stock of the As sociation and that the stock is now nearly all distributed among the rarmers in small lots. At the afternoon session of the Po lice Jury Fiday afternoon an ordi nance licensing the sale of intoxicat ing liquor in the parish of Acadia was passed, fixing the amount from $800 to $1400, the amount to be charged to be in proportion to the stock car ried. The Footssier-Latrielle Oil Comr pany enjoyed a banquet given in its building at Jennings by Eugene Hous sier, president of the company, in commemoration of the celebration of the million dollar dividend, which the company has declared. Thestock holders, employees and local friends of the company attended. IT 1912 ut is a certainty the parish divisionists will urge another stren uous campaign to "carve up" Calca sieu parish. It is reported the di vision leaders will "get together" in thevery near future to discuss the situation and to formulate plans to fight fo the same cause in 1912, al though none of the divisionists can be induced to make a public state ment to that effect. A definite move may be made at an early date. Sunday the Federation of Catholic Societies met in New Orleans. Among those present were Most Rev. Dio ruede Falconio, apostolic delegate, znd a number of distinguished pre lates and clergymen from all parts of the country, also many hundreds of lay delegtes. The convention will consider many mattersf of public in terest and there will be a number of public celebrations, receptions, and ceremonies.; A company composed of local stock holders and stockholders from else where in the State, it is said, will be formed at Baton Rouge soon to drill for oil in the Southwest Louisiana field. The company will have some choice holdings in that field. The de tails of the organization are now being worked out and the organization will be perfected some time duing the week and the charter adopted. The Be;t Christmas Gift for a Little Money. Sent as a year's subscription to Youth's Companion, $1.75 will buy the fifty-tw6 Weekly issues of the Youth's Companion for 1911. It will buy the two hundred and fifty fascinating' stoiles in the new volume.' It will buy the fifty exclusive con tributions to the new volume by fa mous men ahd women. It will entitle the new subscriber for 1911 who sends in his subscrip tion now to all the issues of The Companion for the remaining weeks of 1910 free. It will entitle the new subscriber for 1911 to The Companion's Art Cal endar, lithographed in thirtebn col ors and gold. If the subscription is a Chistmas gift, it will entitle the donor to an ex tra copy of the 1911 Calendar. The. illustrated Announcement of the larger and better Companion for 1911 Will be sent to any address free. . THE YOUTHS COMPANION, .: 144. Berkeley SL, Boston, Mass. CATHOLIC SERVICES Forty Hours Adoration Begins Next Friday-Public Procession of the Blessed Sacrament Sunday. Different committees of Catholic societies are busily engaged making preaprations for the Blessed Sacra inent. Friday morning will mark the beginning of the Forty Hours Adora tion. At the High Mass Friday morning Nov. 18. at 9 o'clock Rev. F. Gri maud, of Carencro, will preach the first French sermon. Friday night at 8 o'clock, Father A. Drossaerts, of Broussard, will speak in r nglish on the "Love of Our Lord in the Holy Eucharist." Saturday morning at 9 ' clock, Father A. Rochard of Blreaux Bridge, will preach, and at 8 p. m. Father M1. Grace, of Grand Coteau, will preach. Solemn High Mass on Sunday morning at 9:30 will conclude the de votions, with the public procession of the Blessed Sacrament. The cortege will start down the main aisle of the church, lead to the graveyard, along the cement walk, then through Mou ton alley to presbytery, to big oak. Under the oak the first benediction will be given from a temporary altar, erected for the occasion. The Lafa yette Brass Band will lead the cho russes. After the first blessing the proces sion returns into the church, where the concluding ceremonies will take place. The Southside School League. The regular monthly meeting of the Southside School League was held Friday afternoon at Music Hall. The attendance was fine and quite a good deal of business was transacted. The Southside SchoolLeague has un dertaken to organize school leagues all over Lafayette Parish, and the fol lowing ladies, Mines. Denbo, F. Ram sey, F. V. Mouton, Crow Girard, N. Abramson, H. K. Rifger, Louis La coste and Miss Edith Dupre, have been appointed a committee to visit every school in the parish for the pur pose of organizing school leagues. This committee has started the ball to rolling by organizing a splendid league at Youngsville, and expects to organize some other leagues this week or very soon. The subjgEct of' stringing several hundred electric lights over the High School grounds was favorably dis cussed and Mmes. Ramsey, R. D. Voorhies, Louis Lacoste and Joe E. Mouton were appointed a committee to investigate the cost and number of lights needed and report at the next meeting. The subject of adding more bopks to the League's School Library was discussed and it was decided to take fifty dollars from the treasury to. buy the heeded books. Mr. Dickerson, Miss Edith Dupre and Miss Edith Dunn are the committee appointed to select these books. Last June the League started a, library by taking forty-three dollars from the treasury, and a committee consistingJ of Mr. Avery and Misses Dupre and Carter selected a number atf excellent books. With the addition of books to be pur chased with this fifty dollars, the League will have a splendid School 'Library. And it is the purpose of the LdIgue to add a number' Of books, td thi tirary every few. mhonths.' The subject of the secretary hav ing so much work to attend to was :discussed and it was decided to di vide the work by electing a corres 'ponding ,secretary.. Mrs.. A. ..B. Denbo was unanimously elected to fill this newly created office. There being no further business the League adjourned, Notice. There will be a regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Lafa yette Building Association on Nov. 16, 1910, at S p. m. MONEY TO °LOAN. Members wishing to borrow should attend. Secretary. T.. M. BIQSSAT, JR., Moss & Company are headquarters 'for Crockery and Glassware, and "Agateware, also. - Prescriptions filled accurately, and with only the purest medicines at the Lafayette Drug Store. Thanksgiving Proclamaticn. (;nvtrnor S;anltlurl has ism I hi. Thanksgiving Proelanm:ation as fol lows: State of Louisiana, Executive Department. Whereas, it has been the time-lion-, ored and long-che-rishnd custom, handed down by our forefathers, to set aside one day in each year as a day of thanksgiving, especially to render thanks to our Creator for blessings received in that year; Now, therefore, I, Jared Young San ders, Governor of Louisiana, do here by designate and appoint Thursday, November twenty-fourth as a day on which I call upon the people of Lou isiana to lay aside their usual voca tions and to assemble in their homes and their several places of worship, regardless of sect or Creel., fur the purpose of giving thanl:s to Almighty God. This year has brought to our people a greater prosperity than they have enjoyed for several years, both agri cultural and industrial. We have been free from pestilence, storms and calamities. The splendid growth and great possibilities of our State are attracting the attention of the world. We are on the threshold of an era of great activity and material growth, and our people are thoroughly arous ed to the development of our latent and long-neglected resources. While giving thanks for many blessings of a Divine Providence, let us not forget the unfortunate, the sick and the needy. Let us open our hearts to the tender supplications of sweet charity, for in no better way j b410 604444 ALL the TIMEI You will find our yard sup plied with a complete assortment of fLumber and .. Bul ding Material. EBstirates Purnrslbed And Remember I t It Will Pay You i ITO LET US fIgu re wth you 14 IVORDENBAUMEN LUMBER CO., LIMITED. i:-t~.i ~ ·~ ~~,7 ·a::l4 ( 18ill w_ C'iU g ait^I'le 1!1 (ýOd.1 Grlat at eAl .c i thr Stitr$i -1f, 14 ti, latu at the St;to Capitol. in the city D Baton Rouge, this eoieventh :.:diy: Novnbr. 1ember. 1.10. . By the o;vernor: '.T Y.-SANDER& EIGENE .. 'CIVYNY,:.. Assisttte'. Secretary of State. SHOT GUNS AND AMMUNITION. We are offering Good Vat. ues in breech-loading guns. single and double barrel Some Muzzle Loading guns we are seliing at bar gain priees. Only a few aO these now left. We Are HIeadquart.(rs..Fo r LOADED SHELS EMPTY SHELLS PIN-FIRE SHELLS 44 SHOT CARTRIDGES - RELOADING TOLLS LEGGINGS HUNTING COATS : DECOY DUCKS, ETC,. MOSS & CO. . . , n ,.- .