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SATURDAY, JULY 18, 1891.
Tows and Parish.
Got there Eli.
Hon G. B. Shaw is in New Orleans.
Do not forget the K. of H. Excursion.
Carpenters are the busiest men in the
parish now a days.
The boys of town are talking of or
ganlzing an athletic club.
peaches and figs are ripening fast.
We hope the rain will not spoil the crop.
The steamer Mary Rose which has
been for some time on dock at Morgan
City is again in otfr river.
Willie Hooley's cheerful face is again
tobe seen in Abbeville. He returned
gaLake Charles last Tuesday. -
The Eclectic club met-Saturday night
as in again in motion. Messrs. Richard
sad James Putnam were elected snem
You may be on the jury. Look at the
eorrect list as published in to-day's
paper and see if you are to serve your
country next court.
We are pleased to learn that Mr. Jos.
Iquennec one of our boys who is at
Qatesville, Texas, will again be with
Snafter August 15th.
Friday of last week was a busy day
with Justlce Labauve. The examina
tOn of three caees before him consumed
he better part of the day.
Our young friend Cesaire L., is a hit
*ur "frm way back.". His record is,
he best In town, having three right
hadawlug knock outs to his credit.
The colored population will give an
peuaion to Redfish Point on the Bar
ggr, July 29th for the benefit of Gil
bert Wrlght th4li wo6rd uwyer.
The "Vermilioi, Abbehille's new
Simer, did Mt` iu$vl on the last boat
as as e>peetsadt ich to the disap
.oss& f No. Wi boys and many
The'Epworai met last Tues
day niftl wlt ai gib attendance cn
dderlo the Wet ; A question and
debates were foicited ot th9 next reg
alar meetby, July 21.
On Tuesday My obinson & Wall
entractors for tl#eWplank sidewalk on
Main street from he Catholic church
owner to Mount (armel Convent began
wirt cn the construction of the walk.
Our attention was called to a fne
tA' -Japan plum weighing 20 os.,
sad 6} inches in circumference. It was
guen by our Mend M. V. Lampman,
sad is new on exhibition at A. J.
Godard & Co's. drugstore.
We regret to learn of the death last
8storday night of little Preston, son of
oar fiends Mr. and Mrs. Simonet Le
Yimo, of Royville. The afflicted pa
rtts have our warmest sympathy in
the eruel bereavement they have suf
The 6embined talent and skill of
Met5.ll K. Robinson, D. W. Wall
IpI E. A. Mazese is conspicuously
delayed in the ge sign "Graod
on . . J 22" which
the walk, in. faeleine iquire
Tb. relminary apmlnstlon of ViE
tlr Goldr charge writh pettylwceny,
ilchw - Tuesday last
,,,4 oeof a witness
kethe detss `. ,:.Friday oo last
&. The e 'Ida*was not a lent
itids 11D4 esj t ieatriet
Oasa ;abhs r1ng daughter of
JdJtreinski a former reed
t of lhis town and now Superintend
. of the Institute for the Deaf andi
lnbat Baton Rouge, was married in
city last Wednesday to W. P.
'mond. Our best wishes go with the
O Dg couple.
Have any of our readers ever made a
" of rice from stubble of the previ
Syear t The Crowley Signal states
Ott ar. Philemon Miller, of Cartville,
S'that offce a call on last Wednes
Mr. Miller has a crop of 74 acres
- atie that came up from the previous
planting, and bids fair of yi4
4bga good harvest.
It will not get any hotter.
Peaches are retailed on our streets at
ten cents per gallon.
Our thanks are due our young friend
Percy Summers for a nice joint of pork.
Any one wishing to rent a small cot
tage can do so by applying at this
Our neighbor W. A. White left Mon
day evening for a trip to the seashore
and returned Wednesday night.
We are reliably informed that Golden
Medical Discovery is a regular paraly
zer in heart troubles.
Dr. F. F. Young's little baby boy,
who has been ill for several weeks, was
much worse this week.
Fire Company No. 1 held an ad
journed meeting last Monday night and
admitted two new members.
The 1Barmore last week was forced
by the heavy current against the bridge
fenders, damaging one of them slightly.
The thanks of ourself and wife are
due our kind neighbor Mother Aimee de
Jesus for her thoughtful recollection of
us this week.
Any young man or lady wishing a
good commercial education can learn
something to their advantage by calling
at this office.
The Police Jury met last Monday as
a Board of Reviewers and also on Tues
day evening. Not many complaints or
reductions of assessments were made.
Boxing is becoming the sport of the
dayein Abbeville. Every evening the
boys "put 'em on" and exhibit a fair
degree of skill in the handling of each
M. L. Morton, a prominent citizen of
the Cow Islands, Sixth Ward, was in
town Tuesday attending to road mat
tenr in his neighborhood before the Po
lice Jury.
We are informed that Fire Company
No. 1 has received news of the ship
ment of their new steamer and that it
~M inall probabili4y reach hereop. the'
next trip of the Barmore.
D. P, Stuart, of Natchitoches, La.,
solicitor for the New York Equitable
Life Assurance Association, was in town
this week in the interest of that staunch
institution and will probabiy remain
several days.
Messrs. W. P. Edwards and Solomon
Tasacs have reconstructed their tele
graph line and now have it in running
order. Several others contennplate join
ing wires with them and making the
diversion quite interesting.
Dave Newhauser and Edward D.
Parrish special agents of the Equitable
Life Assurance Society of New York
were in town Thursday in the interest
of that reliable life insurance company
and placed some of our citizens.
Mrs. W. B.White and children accom
panied by Miss Emma Eldredge left
here Monday morning for Biloxi, Miss.,
where they go to pass the summer
months and breathe the invigorating
sea atmosphere, and the balsam pf the
1tmay be of interest to some of our
r rs to know that the Yankegs have
wered the edibility of the cawflsh
afd that they sell in New York at from
$$ to $8 per hundred. Here's a scheme
for some one to supply the. New York
If you want to enjoy a pleasant ride
and catch a breath of salty sea air, to
say nothing of eating a fish dinner that
will be prepared by that unrivaled
caterer, Captain John Nugier, just get a
ticket for the Knights of Honor excur
sion on next Wednesday, July 22d.
They will do the rest, and don't you
forget it.
The money-hunting craze has ex
tended from Bayou Queue Tortue to
the classic Coulee Kinney. A small
party of hunters, we are informed,
have been at work quietly for some
days past digging near an old oak on
the west bank of the Coulee, about a
quarter of a mile above the old bridge
The time spent at such work could be
far more profitably utilized pulling
weeds or putting out potato slips.
The brick sidewalk seems: to be a
The heat was very oppressive last
Rev. Father Mehault left last Friday
to enjoy a short vacation.
Mr. Minos Gordy of Abbeville visited
his family this week.--Franklin Banner.
Miss Leah Leblanc was missed among
the young folks this week. She is en
joying the lake breezes.
A Woman's Peortaie.
consists in the possession of robust
health and vigor ; this is best obtained
by the timely and regular use of Cfeole
Female Tonic when suffering from
feminine disorders.
A most delightful time was enjoyed
last Wednesday by the select party who
attended a soires at Mrs. Remy Brous
sard's and partook of her lavish hos
We learn with regret of the illness of
Mrs. Augustin A. Broussard the venera
ble mother of Messrs. Lastie and Numa
Broussard. May she soon be restored
to health.
Dr. J. A. Derbanne, is now visiting
Abbeville professionally, he is pre
pared to do all work in his line. He
can be found at Abadie Hotel.,
Protector Fire Co. No. 2 held thek
regular meeting Tuesday night. One
new member was admitted and steps
taken to awaken a more lively interest
among the members.
Do you want to save from 25 to 50
cents on every dollar you spend? If so,
write for our illustrations and prices of
everything manufactured in the United
States at manufacturers' prices. 10,
000 illustrations, all lines represented
Catalogue mailed free on application
Address, Chicago General Supply Co.
178 West Van Buren St, Chicago, Ill.
All Anti Lotteryites are invited to be
present at a meeting which will be held
in Abbeville, on Saturday, July 25th at
4 o'clock p. "m., for the purpose of or-
ganizing an anti lottery league.
This beautiful Egyptian queen is
said to have possessed wonderful
charms of person. Our American
women are prone to neglect their health
and should, when suffering from
prostration, languor, female debility or
weakness, use freely and regularly
Creole Female. Tonic, the best friend
to women.
We were pleased to notice that Dr.
J. E. Kibbe has sufficiently recovered
from his recent illness to be about on
the streets again and we trust he will
soon resume the active practice of his
Salary, $25 per week. Wanted: Good
agents to sell our generql line of, mer
chandise. No peddlings' Above salary
will be paid to "live" agents. For fur
ther information address : Chicago
General Supply Co., 1Z8 West Van
Buren street, Chicago, Illinois.
The Police Jury at its meeting last
Tuesday awarded the contract for the
parish lhrintingto the MERIDONAL. As
official organ of the parish the field o;
labor of this paper will be broadened
and its scope of ueefulner extended in
a widening pphere.
Robwst EnglIsh Woren
owe their health to much" outdloor life
and physical exeroise. ,In our southern
climate during the protracted summer
the broiling sun forbids exposure but
the use of Creole Fernsale Tonic will
be found of great service in all cases of
female weakness, debility, suppression
and prostration.
The Police Jury of the parish of
Terrebonne have just passed an ordi
nance making it unlawful for any per
son or persons to shoot, kill or trap any
white or blue craue, sea gulls, frojn
February 1st to July 1st, inclusive, any
person or persons so doing shall on con
viction be guilty of a misdemeanor and
shall be fined $25, nor more than $100,
and in default thereof shall be impris
oned in the parish prison for the term
of not less than three days, nor more
than thirty days or both at the discre
tion of the the court. It appears to us
that in view of the rapid destruction by
hunters of these-birds that our Police
Jury should take some similar measure
to prevent their extermination.
We are glad to learn that F. L. Wall
who has been sick for some time past is
now improving rapidly in health.
Sheriff Leblanc returned last Friday
evening from Jackson, La., where he
went to place Miss Idea Decuir in the
Henry Chevis has overhauled the
steam launch Carencro this week and
repaired her propeller which was in
jured sometime ago.
Dr. Warren G. Young, of Rayne, the
popular coroner of Acadia parish was
over Tuesday evening on a visit to his
friends and relatives.
We had a pleasant call last Tuesday
from Messrs. James Smith of Big Woods
and Levy Lemaire of the 6th ward, who
report erops not seriously damaged.
1YMarriage Is a Failure
when the wife pines and wastes away.
It is necessary , in cases of female
weakness and debility to give strength
and restore. lhealth and vigor by the
regular use of Cleole Female Tonic
woman's best friend.
For the past week Ulysse H. Abadie
the proprietor of the popular Acme
saloon has been laid up with a severe
intlammation of the hand. During his
enforced absence his brother Joseph J.
Abadie has been in charge of the estab
Lake Side celebrated the FourtL in
good style. Over 500 persons were in
attendance. Races, pie-eating con
tests, base ball and other amusements
were indulged in. D. B. Gorham of
Lake Charles was the orator of the day
and delivered a splendid address. Fire
works closed the festivaties at night.
W. G. Lounsberry called at our office
on Monday morning and informed us
that he had received the papers estab
lishing a post office at his residence,
in Vermilion parish, to be known as
"Tortue." Heretofore the people in tisa
vicinity had to get their mail matter
from Crowley, a distance of twelve
miles.--Crowley Signal.
One of our handsome young friends
who went on sheriff Leblanc & Co's. {
seashore party has given usj very in
teresting write up of their Homorable
cruise,, but. it has& been, mislaid.j W1
sincerely hope it will soon come to light,
for while such matters preserve their
freshness our readers will enjoy a good1
thing we are sure as nwch as ourselves.
Do you understand f
Mother Aimee de Jesus, Superior of
the Mount Carmel Convent and Sister
Ambroise left here Friday morning for
New Orleans, where they go to attend
a general meeting of the representa
tives of the order. These good sisters
have been connected with the convent
here since its establishment and it is
just possible that they may be sent else
where to labor in the cause of educa
Parish Superintendent J. N. Williams
has received the following letter which
may be of more than ordinary interest
io some of our readers :
MINDEr, LA., July 7, 1891.
Supt. Pub. Education, Abbeville, La.:
DEAR SIR-The Directors of the Jeffer
son Davis College, oiler free tuition to one
pupil from each parish in the State, said
pupil to be the soit or daughter of an ex
C nfederhte soldier.
Yon are reepectfully requested to make
the 'appointmsent for your parish. Ap
pointee must --e over 12 and under 21
years of age. Insert a notice in your par
ish paper calling attention to the appoint
ment. Appoint the most worthy. Prefer
ence given to ladies. Very truly,
iW. 0. owAxw, Secretary.
,On July 1st the-time allowed by law
for filing eigar bounty applications ex
pired. We give below the complete
list cf those iledfrom Vermilion parish:
J. Henry Putnam.'...........2,500,00)
M. & T. Bagley............1,800,000
Wise & Bartels............. 180,000
G. Bonvillain............ ..170,000
Thomas S. Winston......... 100,000
Adrien Nunez.... .....8.,000
Lofty T. Briggs.............. 80,000
U. W. Stansbury............ 60,000
J. B. Becker................ 50,000
J. A. Gibson................ 40,000
We needed rain pretty bad, but we
did'nt need one perennial shower, and
while we invoked the blessings of the
clerk of the wdkther, we at the same
time take it upon ourselves to rebuke1
him when. he gets too generous and
fresh. At the ?reset rate of precipita
tion the jolly grin of the hale farmer
will be turned into our grimmace, for
a wet rot is as bad as a roasting. Hold
up Mr. Clerk and let us plow a little.
Now this was written for St. Mary par
ish but it certainly fits Vermilion to a
Miss Evelyn Wall who has bbeni
spending some time with relatives in
Mississippi, returned home last Friday
looking greatly improved by her trip.
The Weekly New Delta, one of the
best weeklies in the State, will be fur
nished with this paper at the low price
of $2.75 per year. Now is the time to
Homestead societies create a spirit of
saving in individuals, make families
happy by providing them with their
own homes and are a public advantage
by swelling the tax lists.
Captain Saunders and Messrs. Pharr
& Williams have very generously ten
dered an excursion to the Fire Depart
ment of this place. A conference com
'inittee from Abbeville Fire Co. No. 1,
and Protector Fire Co. No. 2 met Tues
day evening to arrange the prelimina
ries and formally accept the magnani
mous offer. It has been decided to give
the excursion on August 19th to Redfis
Pbint and no effort will bb wsdby
the two companies to make it perftct
success in every respect.
An old physician, retired from tihAtiee.
having had placed in his hand.by .ad
East Thdia missionary the formula of a
simple. vegetable remedy for the speedy
and pernanent cure of Consumption
Bronchitis, Catarrh, Asthma and all
throat and Lung Affections, also a lsi
tive and radical cure for Nervous Debilipt
and all Nervous Complaints, after.haviny.
tested its wonderful curative powers in
thousands of cases, has felt it his duty to
make it known to his suffering fellows.
Actuated by this motive and a desire to *
relieve human suffering, 1 will send free
of charge, to all who desire it this recipe
in German. French or English, with full
dircotions for preparing and using. Sent
by mail by addessing with stamp, naming
this paper. W. A. NovEs, 820 Power's
Block. Rochester, N. N.
Succession Sale.
Parish of Vermilion-25th Tad. Dist Court.
Succession of Flereska M. Rodrigue and
the community.
.4 Number 173.
By virtue of an order of sale issued by
the aforesaid court in and for said
parish, I will proceed to sell at publie
auction, to thedast and highest bidder, at
th.4ate residence of the deceased ai the
Gapof Grosse Isle, on
-Saturday,4ugunst 8, 1891,
between the hours fixed by law, the fol
lowing described roprtt
se certain t oi
tls> Parish of Vermilion, on thebslla side
of the Bayou Vermilion, at Gros Isle
fian, containing Fifty seven anoerfiisikl
napents, bounded on the North byristide
abil Demas Broussard, South by dolphe
LeBlanc. Pierre Desorrmeasa, Beverin
Frederick, the public road and E. A.
Kost, and West by E. A, Rose and Mrs.
ll}dward A. Broussard and on the East by
Eloi Harrington and Severia Frederick,
being the late residence of said deceased,
having a depth of fifteen arpente Iasi'
and West, by variable width.
One certain tract of land situated oe
Bayou Tigre, being one a t square and
is bounded in all sides by land of Adonis
One other certain tract of land situated
at Grosse Isle coulee containing one } ar
pents and is bounded North by Jean Pier.
et als. Sqoth by Hermogene Langlinsis
East by Desire N. LeBlanc, and West by
Louis Federick.
Also 1800 lbs of barbed wire fence,
One lot of pieux and and laths,
One dwelling house,
One Kitchen
One brick kiln and shed.
One sugar house and shed,
Two boilers,
One sixty saw gin,
One eighty saw gin,
One cotton press,
One six feet gearing wheel.
One twelve feet gearing wheel,
One set of blacksmith tools,
One corn mill,
One sugar mill,
One sawmill.
One saw and frame.
Que cross cut saw,
Twro plows,
Fifteen barrels of syrup,
One water cistern,
One steam pan,
One cook evaporaaor, complete brick
ยข patr scale.
One sia horse cart,
Ohen ml, , t.
Oe three yepr old horse,
One, one year old colt.
Fifteen hegay
One tow,
Eleven pigs,
Olwbrick furnace and chimney,
One brick chimney.
Onebrick boilerfurnace.
Juely e4, 1891.
The public is hereby notified that
my wife Elizabeth Perry, having
abandoned my domicil without any
just cause or reason, I will not be
responsible for any debts contracted
by her from and after this date.
Abbeville, La., July 18. 1891.
The public are hereby notified that all
passing through or trespassing upon our
premises, either field or pasture is posi
tively prohibited, and any person canght
upon the premises will be prosecuted to
thefnall extent of the law.
808THENE Hvs:i'',
Abbeville, Louisiana, June (. 101.

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