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OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE PARISH OF LAFAYETTE.
VOLUME XLVI. LAFAYETTE, LOUISIANA, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1910. NUMBER i 30.
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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
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.
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.STRONG. CONSERVATIVE. PROGRESSIVE.
Meld' at High School Friday and Sat
urday-Fine Program Carried
Firiday and Saturday a parish teach
Srs' institute was held at the High
Ichool with between 75 and 80 teach
~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
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
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
s Ready to i uiy Good,
Sodi; id Heavy, Ear,
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
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.
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
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
Window glass in all sizes, at Mos4
& company's. - . .
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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,
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
After the first blessing the proces
sion returns into the church, where
the concluding ceremonies will take
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
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
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
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.
(;nvtrnor S;anltlurl has ism I hi.
Thanksgiving Proelanm:ation as fol
State of Louisiana,
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
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
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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.
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.
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HUNTING COATS :
DECOY DUCKS, ETC,.
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