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Published on Saiturdays.
Entered as second-class matter No
vember 6th 1909, at the Post-Office
at Edgºrd, La., under the Act of EUGENE DiTOS. E
March 3,1879. MESCHACEBE.
VOL. 58. EDGARD (PARISH OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST), LOUISIANA, SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 1910. No. 23.
TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY.
(NOMM.ZUY Sr. Joan.)
Passenger trains going ERst
No. 52. Cannon Ball ....................6.55 A. M
No. 54. New Orleans Mail .............41 P. M
No. 56. Aeomoda.ie .. ........9.11 A. M
Na 60. " Merry Wiw "..........15 P. M
Passenger ass going Went.
No. 5L Texas sail..................9.5 P. M
No. 53, Texas Epre...............1......05 A. M
N-. 55. Accrutmat.on................6.27 P. M
No. 59. " Me.ry Wid.w "...............8.50 A. M
The Leger an Lorio transfer meets all
sins, excepting N , 51, 55, and 00 unless
YAZOO AND MISSISSIPPI VALLEY
Passenger trims gping East
No. 3. BaIsn i:epge Aecomdatlon..8.33 A. M.
No. 2L Vickshb g Exprem............4. 15 P. M.
Paleenger trin going West.
No. 23_ Vickaburg Esptrn...... .....2.80 A. M.
No. 9. a*S eage AoSrod sio ..5.30 P. M.
uMsJluA RnMLW. Al noM tVIsATl coMPAra'8 TRACK
Paienger trains going East (Stop on Signal.)
No. ..»......-........... .. . 6.3 P. M
SNo0. 4.....»............»«..... . ..........1.33 " "
Passenger trains going West.
Ne. 1.......... ............. ....... ........8.13 A. M.
No. . ................................. .....13 P. M.
The Monts transfermnaetheme traius daily.
Mrs. Geo. Chauvin and family, of
Chab ia. La., are visiting relatives in
MX. J. Joseph, Mrs. P. Barrd and Miss
B. Joeph, of Edgard, were in Baton
Rouge his week to attend the graduat
ing enercises at the L. 8. U.
Dr. S. Montdgut, of La Place, and
Mr. I J. Gaire, of Idgard., spent last
Sunday at Jeteremn Godege. They wit
seemed the cottemnanon of a large class
by Arehishop Bleaks.
Mies Olympe Tircuit, of Chauvin, is
visting relatives and triends in Edgard.
Mear. Lorio and Vial, the esteemed
and popular Insurance Agents of Hahn.
vine, were in our midst this week.
Hon. Freak T. Payne, the genial ear
'yor of he 8tate Oyster Com.ission,
was atbhe Court-bouse on Thursday.
Dr. V. Leih a, of Hahoville, mingled
with his Edgeu riends Thursday.
Meaers. Henry Hymel, Oyriaque Gra
er and L. Braant, of Vacherie, were
ipioumient usitors ast Edgard da Thurs
- Miss Bese Jenes, of Rooms, is spend
gin .ra tiae with her sister, Mrs.
r GSuy 4L (mviau has returned to
arl dltser¶ week's sojouarna in Terre
r. Page ~i . Baker, editor and
msaagwof the "Thnis-Demno
crat, died s aturday evening, at
hieasidence in New Orleans.
s asold ierand a journalist,
EL Baker #s peerless, and in
itie e the ouh h 1aslestan
asiet i taend and the "Timer
;FII ¶tbOyAn o
The Neptune Fishing Club is
opening up a canal to Lake Des
Allemands in the rear of Edgard.
The work is now well under way.
The School board has appointed
Mr. Seraphin Rodrigue as janitor
of the Edgard High School Build
The public schools throughout
the parish closed last Friday to
reopen in September.
The nine-month term just end
ed has been a successful one.
Base Ball to-morrow at Du
treix' Park. The Gold mine
White Sox and the Neptune'
will cross bats.
Steaner J. B Trudean
The Str. J. E. Trudeau is now
the property of the Sugar Belt
Transportation Company. This
Company purchased her on Mon
day last from Captain R. J. Co
meaux- The Trudeau made its
first trip for its new owners on
Tuesday evening and received
freight and passengers for all
points on Bayou Plaquemines,
Morgan City and Bayou Teche,
as fqr up as St. Martinville.
Captain Comeaux will conti
nue to operate the Steamer Gem
in the upper coast trade. He re
marked, after the sale of the
Trudeau, that-the rumor about
the Gem beingirfp for sale was
false and that it'was his own
The Gem, therefore, will con
tinue to ply between New Or
leans and' Donaldsonville until
further notice. Captain Co
meaux remarked that he would
lease another boat to replace the
Trudeau during the busy season.
The Jeffries-4Johaon Fight
Mr. J. V. Dupuy, of Garyville,
the genial and popular proprietor
of Dupuy's Cafe, requests us to
announce that he has made ar
rangements at a great expense
to furpish the public with the
returns of the great pugilistic
encounter, on the night of July
A special wire will be installed
and the services of an expert
operator engaged for the occa
sion. Rounds will be given one
by'one on a black board and the
entire service will be free of
charge to one and all
5 or 6 doses "Wd" will cure
any case of Chills and Fever.
Yb Beatlot SabseL
The closing exercises of the
Berthelot School were held Sat
SDucate, the paoicipal,
and lassistant, MissCoale were
gratified at the woaerful po
gew made by the children.
Heeimn Pal Berthekit the onor
L the lot whaie stands- this
school, madeanlaspng talk on
puObic educatkm and explained
how Uhenew echoolhouse, now
Scoubs consrcio here,
The Improvement league, in
connection with the school, had
charge of the refreshments and
the neat little sum of $76.85 was
realized, which, added to amount
in hand makes a total of $104.85.
The league has in view the
purchase of a piano and other
entertainments will be given to
complete the required fund.
The ladies of Lucy deserve
much praise in the organization
of a league which has succeeded
so admirably ere its debut.
The new Berthelot School
house, for which the school board
lately contracted with Messrs.
Corbin Bros., will be completed
within six weeks, and will be
modern in every respect]
The "Meschacebe" acknowled
ges with thanks the receipt of an
invitation from Messrs. Albert G.
Hempel and Ferdinand Pythias
Joseph to attend the commence
ment exercises of the Louisiana
State University at Baton Rouge.
Mr. Hempel received the de
gree of Master of Science, the
degree of Bachelor of Science
having been conferred upon him
last year, at the same institution.
Mr. Hempel is the son of Mr.
J. H. Hempel, the well known
and esteemed citizen of Lucy.
Mr. Joseph was honored with
the degree of Bachelor of Scien
He is the son of Mr. Jules Jo
seph, the genial restaurateur of
Messrs. Hempel and Joseph
are former students of Professor
John Edwards, of Edgard and
the success which is theirs to
day, is primarily due to the
knowledge imparted at the local
The "Mescha,;ebe" extends
cordial good wishes to Albert and
Fred for their future advance
ment and prosperity.
Wilbur Smith's College, Lexington,
Ky., Helping our Boys and Girls.
Among the scores of young
men from 12 States who recent
ly commenced at the Wilbur
Smith Business College, Lexing
ton, Ky., are several from this
Garyville 7. Jefferson College 2.
The lumbermen administered
a severe defeat to the college
boys last Sunday by a decisive
Petty's pitching and H. Lan
dry's batting were features.
Garyville: Petty & Waguespack.
Jefferson College: Rhodes and
Next Sunday the Schwartz
Stars, of New Orleans, will visit
Taft9. Gold Mine White Socks2.
The Taft team, last Sunday,
defeated the Gold Mine White
Socks by a score of 9to2.
The game was played at Gold
Mine Park and a large crowd
Louis Felix St. Martin died on.
o .his sister, Mrs. Theoiphile Per
asgt eslity-four yea.
H-E was e youngees son ot
JaIe n kugus St. Mar
} P:et sand was a
A# f ~~:j~orest1 d
The funeral took place Monday
morning from St. John the Bapt
Farewell to the Comet.
"Fare you well, Mister Comet,
You skeered us for a spell
But the sun shines bright,
The world's all right,
An' we're feellin' tollable well!"
Report of the Judges in
the Art Exhibits.
AUl exhibits were numbered instead of
bearing the name of the individual and
the judges made the awards by num
Number. Grade. Name. Schdl.
916 3 Clotilde Millet Frisco
604 5 Jeanne Perret Reserve
385 6 Odette Lasseigne Reserve
399 7 Inez lntremont Reserve
209 8 Louise Bienvenu Reserve
780 1 Antoinia Laganne Reserve
218 2 Violetta Bergeron Frisco
337 4 Willis Williams Frisco
19 4 Juanita Lasseigne Reserve
648 5 Corinne Bienvenu Reserve
844 3 Beatrice Lions Frisco
402 5 Vivian Hebert Frisco
851 8 Maria LeBrun Reserve
47 4 Reserve
422 5 Blanche Perilloux Reserve
604 5 Jeanne Perret Reserve
371 7 Reserve
375 8 Louise Bienvenu Reserve
155 2 Honorine Millet Frisco
223 4 Andrea Keller Frisco
865 5 Edvige Robeau Frisco
765 6 Odette lasseigne Reserve
376 7 Helvetia Cambre Reserve
745 3 Annette Tregre Frisco
99 4 Andrea Keller Frisco
420 5 Vivian Hebert Frisco
129 1 Juliette Montz Reserve
879 6 Rosa Donaldson Reserve
392 7 Ines Entrenont "
362 1 Albertane Alleman Reserve
256 2 Frisco
395 1 Albertine Alleman Reserve
177 8 Blanche Frolsy Reserve
54 4 Jullette Monts Reserve
676 3 Annette Trtgre Frisco
887 1 Louise Mans Reserve
398 6 Odetta Lasseigne "
245 3 Tony Menteleon. Reserve
74 9 Addle Cuny Reserve
847 7 Ruth Hart "
359 8 Lillian Hart "
868 7 Edna Boutiton Reserve
74 d Alit audin `"
12 6 Alix Gaudin Reserve
378 7 Ruth Hart "
9 Edith Cany
4 11 Aaema Cr agne Betve
I22 le e
_·il :i~5le HJu~.* h*. u
172 1 Elmer Lions Frisco
322 2 Violetta Bergeron "
546 3 Ludger Ory Lucy
943 4 David Maitrnme Lucy
698 5 Helen Hart Reserve
665 6 Mathilde Bonneville Lucy
370 4 David MaitrOme Lucy
728 5 Blanche Perilloux Reserve
839 6 Regina Bonneville Lucy
157 8 Olympe Landhche Garyville
609 3 La Place
724 4 La Place
572 7 La Place
338 4 Antoinine Laganne Reserve
644 5 Georgy Vicknair
698 6 Regina Bonneville Lucy
76 7 Edna Boutiton Reserve
910 4 Elise Williams Reserve
853 5 Blanche Perilloux "
551 6 Alix Gaudin "
817 7 Carrie Maus "
277 1 Garyville
921 1 May Perilloux Frisco
679 4 Aurelia Boutiton Reserve
683 6 Walter Oubre Edgard
280 7 Helvetia Cambre Reserve
830 8 Maria LeBrun "
725 9 Marie Clapp `"
Wash leal Drawnlag.
484 4 La Place
198 5 Garyville.
5 or 6 doses "666" will cure
any case of Chills and Fever.
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST
REV. L. P. CASTEL, Rector.
April 1u.-Joseph Valery, eon of Va
lery St. Pierre and Rebecca Chapoton.
April 6.--Marie Precilla, daughter of
Justinie Cortes and Victoria Autin.
April 26.-AAdlie Father, daughter of
Denis Haydel and Clara Maitreme.
May l12-Marie Blanche, daughter of
Adelin Trozlair and Louise Paille.
May 10.-Child of Paul Boesier, aged
May 14.-Mrs. Lamy Bongy, aged 78
May 28.M-Hs. Florian Dearoohes,
aged 8s years.
" May 29.-Felix St. Martin, aged 64
Mrs. Victorin Manoonduit,
aged 79 years.
LIONS FERRY No. 2112
Will erom Horses, Buggies and small
Automobiles. Will also attend to the
delivery of packages and mengeas, be
tween Terre Haute station sad other
points. Jobs of all kinds will reesive
best attentsn. For futher Informaton,
apply or wlte to
GOO. B. OURBAU,
LIONS P. O., LA.
Iransp%$rbng to the Honorabl
Poole Jury 1 this Parlr for- a pe.mit
toswhtater troiroom fmIt teyemr IO,
hr 00 we ookisa-te I& ward,- al
,ia[± a wih 4' 170 %( IUS°
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STATE OF LOUISIANA,
TWENTY-EIGaTH JUDICAL DISTRICT COURT.
PARISH OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST.
Robert J. Perkins.
Orystal Ice and Pop Ma.nufacturing
No. 179. (P. D).
WHEREAS, Paul Berthelot of this
parish. the duly qualified receiver ofthe
Crystal Ice & Pop Manufacturing Co.
Ltd., has this day tiled in this Court itq
final account of his adumnistration of
the business ofthe said Company, pray
ing for the homologation of the same:
Public notice is hereby given to all
whom it may concern to show cause, if
any they have, in writing, to the Judge
of said Court, within ten days from the
first publication hereof, why said :n
count should not be approved and ho
mologated as prayed for.
Witness the Honorable P. E. Ed
rington, Judge, and the seal ,f
LL. S.] the said Court, this the fr.-I
list.) day of June, A. 1). 191i.
WILLIAM J. HART.
Clerk of Court.
PARISH OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST.
May 24th, 1910.
The public in general and particularly own
era of dogs are hereby notified that the dug
license-tags have been received and are now
ready to be distributed according to the reso
lotion of Police Jury ofthis Parish.
After the fifth of June, 1910. all dogs roam
ing at large will be killed by the 4heritf. l--
puty Sheriffs and Constables, if not provided
with the proper license-tag, the price of which
is One Dollar.
STATE TAX SALES.
STATE OF LOUISIANA AND PARISH OF
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST
DELINQUENT TAX DEBTORS, PARISH
OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST.
By virtue of the authority vested in me by
the Constitution and laws of the State of
Louisiana, I will sell at the prinuipal front
door of the Courthouse in which the Civil
District Court of #oid parish is held, within
the legal hours for judicial sales, beginning at
11 o'clock A. M.. on
SATURDAY, THE 11th DAY OF JUNE.
and continuing on and each succeeding day
until said sales are completed, all movable
and immovable property on which taxes are
now due to the State of Louisiana, and parish
of St. John the Baptist, to enforce collection
of taxes assessed in the year 1909. together
with the interest, thereon from the thirty
first day of December. 1909, until paid, and
all costs. The names of said delinquent tax
payers, the amount of taxes due by each for
the assessment of said year and the property
assessed to each to be here for sale, as follow
ing, to wit:
Berthelot Noil and Mrs. Csmille-15
acres. bounded above by P. 8. Berthe
lot and wife, below by Rend Jacob,
and others. Amount. .................. 01...
Campbell. Chas--I acre. Bounded in
front by Villois Helt, absove by P. V.
Vickn'ir. below by Charles Laseigne,
in the rear by Octave Marmillion and
others. Amount............................. 8.42
Loseigne, Norbert--Two buildings and
Store. Amount. ..............................018.80
Badesun, Arthur, oew Lolen M. Jaeob
--11 acre Hopeville. t , in square
1I. bouaded East b.a Strest,
South by Lots; West.by Hope Plant
tion; North by Let 1. Amount....... ..$11.22
Cattoma Glovail-llOanre Little Hope;
Let , boundaaed North by et 5;
South, by Let S1: West by Main
Street, East, by D. sad A. Lbiche.
Amount .......................................$ 4.01
Doherty, EstateJohn--S 4acre, bounded
above and ln the rear by Eaate oef .
ChanId below by Wilfdid COrea.
Amount ............... . ... ...100.8
Gugliardo, Glorlano-1110 sere; Little
Hope. Lot 11. in Square 1. bounded.
Soth by Lot 14; North by LotS; East,
by Main Street: West, by L.Pach.
Amount ................................... ......; 5.77
Triehe, Fedlad-118 acre; Little Hope
ILe 80, in square . bounded sath by
Lot 90. N..rth. by Lot 87; West, by
Main Sta.et; East, by D. & A. Labibe.
Amount. ...........4 - ...------- 8
Hasuet, Lsave--llSare;Hopevile. Let
a, in block L bounded South. by Rail
road Stree t. st, by Lot North. by
Lot 14 and West, by Los L Amount... 7.2
Tri Looeek and wife--llacre, IJttl4
Hope; Let a, inm 1. bounded
Suth iby ot Is North Iby Lot I
West, by Main Street; Estby D. and
A. . Aont.................., as
On such day t seale Iwill sch pnrtles
of aid preperty as each debtor will point out
sad ia ase the debtor will not point out af
cent propty, I will at mes, without fr
ther delay, sell the least quasntity of said
pey of say debtor whclh any bidder will
buy for the amount of teaes, i sd
eats dsky the said debtor. Thesale wiU
be without apralbmeut for each he leg
tender money of the United states ad n se
s.l.odshall be redeemble at any time
fort oseeof one year, by paying the pries
gin with twnyty par e=t, and sts and
h rired e-oadls Tz Coletear.
bgieis.GMes, 8. John the Ma. I , May
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