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H AR PER
Famous at home for
Famous now all over
For sale by
J. O'NEIL LEGE,
The two men who carriet my'pdint
er dog "Spot" away in a buggy from
the corner opposite Colomb's baker
shop will please return him at once and
thereby avoid further trouble and ex
pense, as their names are known to
-me. .OBT. HILLF.BRANT.
Abbeville, La., March 1, 1902. tf.
Digests what you eat.
This preparation contains all of the
digestants and digests all kinds of
food .t gives instant relief and never
'fails to cure. It allows you to eat all
the food you want. The most sensitive
-stomachs can take it. By itsuse many
thousands of dyspeptics have been
'cured after everythiDg else failed. Is
unequalled for the stomach. Child
ren with weak stomachs'thrive on it.
Cures all stomach troubles
;Prepared only by E. 0. D.EWrr & Co., Ohicago
The i1. bottle cotaunsa2 times the 50c. alas
A. J. GODARI).
Any one that has a foot of land can't
aftord to do without flue strawberries.
To get plants that will lmake big ber
ries order from Chas. Macon, Ingieside,
N. C. Over 40 of the best variety of
strawberry plants. Will send full
instructions how to plant and cultivate
with each order. 2 doz. plants by mail
postpaid for 25c.; 75 plants for 50c.
For $1.00 will send 150 plants,assorted,
early and late. Plants by the thous
and $2 50 sent by express. I get re
duced express rates on plants.
CHAS. MACON, Ingleside, N. C.
Corn and Oats High
NorAD oS ALL SACS.
Let us do your job printing.
New Railroad Schedule.
We t B~ind. East Bound
73 71 70 72
S Stations. a+
7 3Mam 1 15pm New Iberia 11 50am5 2.5pm
755 1 28 1 & V Junctionl 11 37 500
7 58 1 3( Derouen 11 35 4 57
8 05 1 34 Lee 11 31 4.50
8 22 1 43 Bob Acres 11 '22 4 .3
8 30 146 Meadows 1 19 4 25
8 59 1 .53 Eratl 11 12 406
10 55 2 10 Abbeville 1055 2 10
II 45 2,83 Ka1plan 1032 117
12 37pmn2 51 Mulvey 10 14 1237
207 314 -Gueydau 951 1158am
225 32:3 Daspit 942 1040
245 3's2 Morse 9 33 10 2)
345 4 52 Midland '9 23 9 45
4 04 406 Oria :7 59 905
4 30 5 19 Iota 7 46 L3.5
5 05 533 Trilby 732 800
540 550 'Eunice 715 725
Distance from New Iberia: I. &V.
Junction, 5.35; Derouen, 5.98; Lee,
7.41; -Bob Acres, 10.91; Meadows,
12.25; Erath, 14.94; Abbeville,
21.49; Kaplan 30.43:; Mulvey,
37.59; Cueydan, 45.28 ; Daspit,
48.89.; Morse, .52.38; Midland,
56.43,; Orisa, -1.88.; Iota, 6&7.14:;
Trilby, .72 74:; Eunice, 4;9.72.
Wants Otherr to 4Know.
"I have-rseed DeWitt's Little Early Ris
ers for constipation and torpid liver and
they are all right. I a.n glad to endorse
them for.I think when we find a good
thing we ought to let others =know it,"
writes Alfred Heinre, Quincy. Ill. They
never-gripe orpistress. Sare, safe pills.
A. J. Gotlard.
oHines Whitting, a farmer liing in
Amite county, Miss., has in his pos
session a huge -reed cane joint that
has been in the family bor the past
108 years, and is highly prized as a
relic of the by-gone days. The cane
joint measures nearly five inches in
diameter and was cut from the bank
of the Savannah river in George in
1794. The joint has 'been used ever
since as a coffee box and will hold
about three pounds of coffee.
It Saved Ilsa Leg.
T A Danforth, of LaGrange, Ga.,snffer
ed'for six months with a frightful run
niujg more on his leg; but writes that
Bucklen's Arnica Salve wholly cured it
in five days. For Ulcers, Wounds, Piles,
it's the best salve in the world. Cure
gnaranteed. Onl " 25c. Sold ly AJGodard.
From an illustrative point of view
the May Everybody's Magazine is
particularly good. Besides the su
perb series of great mountain pic
tures, which are qutte the best ever
published, and the rare water fowl,
there are drawings by Penrhyn Stan
laws, Frederic Remington, L. W.
Zeigler, Orson Lowell and F. Rich
LIFE OF T. DEWVITT TA,=.
MIMAGE, by his son, REV. FRANK
DEWITT TALMAGE and associate edi
tors of Christian Herald Only book en
dorsed by Talmage family, Enormous
profit for agents who act quickly Ontfit
ten cents Write immediately CI,ARI_
k CO., 222 S. 4th St. Phila., Pa.
Mention this paper.
Fine Stock Ranch for Sale.
Ore of the most desiralAe stock
farms in Louisiana all under fence,
well supplied with water andl abund
ance of pasturage. Nearly 5000
acres all in one body, running from
Cheniere an Tigre to Fresh Water
Bayou. For particulars apply to
Beggar Weed Seed
and a general list of Garden
and Field Seed.
Prices on ap.licatioa.
The Griffing Bros, Co,,
BECAUSE IT GOES ONE-THIRD
PARTHER THAN CORN AND OATS.
BULBS, PLAUITS,TREES, Ac
Ow IIu~Igis aM OwmaUa Price Li~dr aCa
Bubs Pinaa. Sb Vruitta uodhrainaml Tr,
Gnp-vila w. a d. alcr Pall plaUa. wll Waflld v
mo Ali. uJnvrle. Ev." AB
Cutting at .Vieydan.
A cutting affray between two Mexi
eans occutred'At Thursday at Guey
dan in which Matos Garcia was
stabbed nine ymes and fatally wound
ed by Corlis Orienora. The man who
dtid the cutting was captured at Mid
land early Friday morning by Deputy
Sheriff Rose, of Gueydan, and is
now in jail here. It is not thought
that'Garcia will recover.
Both men were emp4oyed on the
Southern Pacific construction gang.
The wounded man was sent to the
.Rallroad hospital at Franklin.
Dangerous iff Neglected.
Burns. cuts and other woun ids of ten fail
to heal properly if neglected and become
troublesome sores. DeWitt's Witeh Hazel
Salve prevents such consequences. Even
where delay has a ggrvated the injuly
DeWitt's Witch Hazel Salve effects a
cure. "I had a runnpinrg dre on my leg
thirty years," says H. C. Hartly, Yankee
town, Ind. After using many remedies, I
tried DeVWit's Witch Hazel Salve. A few
boxes healed the sore." Cures all skin
diseases. Piles-yield to it at once. Beware
of-counterfeits. A. J. Godard.
News comes from Athens that the
diving operations to recover the sculp
tures submerged off Cythera still pro
ceeding actively. The Greek Chanm
bers are to be asked to vote a further
;credit of -10000 drachmas for the
,work. The most recent objects re
:ported 'by divers include a fine
bronze statue almost thirty centi
meters high. Mreek and Roman ,pot
teries, colored glass vases and human
bones-probably those of the wrecked
Old Moldier's Experience.
M M Austin, a civil war veteran, of
Winchester..nIld., writes: "Mv wife .wasi
-sick a long time in spite of good doctor's I
treatuient,'but was wholly cured by Dr.
4Uing's New Life Pills, which 'worked
wonders for her health." They always
do. Try them. Only `25c at A J odard's
Bartholdi, the sculptor of the
Statue of Liberty, has made a coloss
al equestrian statute of Vercingetorix,
the hero of Gaul, which is to be set
up at Clermont-Ferrand, 250 miles
from Paris. The statue is fourteen feet
high and sixteen -feet long and weighs
four tons. As it can not be conveyed
by railroad, the experiment will be
trade of carrying it in one 'block by
an automobile wagon from Paris.
There ais more Catatrh in this sRction of
thecountry than all other diseases put
together, and nunil the last few rears
was supposed to be incurable. pFor a
great many years doctors.pronounced it.a
local disease, and prescribed local reme
dies, and by constantly failing to cure
with local treatment, pronounced it in
curable. Science has proven catarr'h to
be a constltutional disease and therefore
requires constitutional t.eatment. Hall's
Catarrh Cure, maunfuctured by F. J.
Chened & Cto., Toledo.'Ohio. is the only,
constitutional cure on the market. it is
taken, internally in doses from 10 drops to
a teaspoonful. It acts directly un the
blood and mucons su.laees of the system.
They offer aro hundred dollars for any
case it fails to cure Send for circurlurs
and testimonials Address,
F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo,O.
17'Sold by Druggists, 75c.
A fair, buxom widow who had
buried three husbands, went with a
gentleman who had paid her marked
attention in the days of adolescence,
to inspect the graves of her "dears
departed." After contemplating the
scene for some minutes in mournful
silence, she murmured to her com
panion: "Ah, Joe, you might have
been in that row if you had only had
a little more courage."
Evidently Editor Roy, of the St.
Bernard Voice is getting short rations
now so far as Irish potatoes are con
cerned. Hear his wail: ". Potatoes
have displaced silver in the 16 to 1
ratio. The issue now is 16 potatoes
to I gold dollar, and farmers are
looking for champagne dinners with
pleasurable expectancy. Potatoes
are up in the skies and out of the
country editor's range. That's a dirty i
Irish trick.--Washington Enterprise,
this signature is on every box of the genuine
Laxative Bromo-Quinine Tablets
the remedy that cres a cold Io one da
Twenty-one carloads of cattle,
which have been fattening in Opelou
sas, were shipped to St. Louis.
Character is what a man is in his
Abbeville Light, Power & Water
Works Company, Ltd,
United States of America,)
State of Louisiana,
Parish of Vermilion.:
Be it known that on this, fhe 1.th
day of April, A. D. 1902, and of the
Independence of the'United States of
America the 127th: B~tore me, Geo.
W. Summers, a Notary Public, duly
commissioned and qualified in and for
the Parish of Vermiilion, State of
Louisiana, and in presence of the wit
nesses hereinafter named and under
signed: Personally came and appeared
the several persons whose names are
hereunto subscribed who severally de
clared, that availing themselves of the
provisions of the laws of this State
relative to the organization of corpora
tions, they have contracted and agreed
and do by these presents agree and
bind and obligate themselves
as well as all others as may become
associated with them to form them
selves and constitute a corporation and
body corporate in law for the objects
and purposes and under the conditions,
stipulations and articles to-wit.:
The name and title of said corpora
tion shall be ABBEVILLE LIGHT,
POWER & WATER WORKS COM
PANY, LIMITED, and under its said
corporate name it shall have power
and authority to exist and enjoy suc
f-cession for a full term and peri6l 'df
ninety-nine years from 4the( dte hereof;
to contract, sue and'be sued, to make:
and use a corporate seal and the same
to break and alter at pleasure; to pur
chase, receive, lease bold and convey, !
as well as mortgage and hypothecate,
under its corporate name, property,
-both real and personal; to name and
appoint such Managers and Directors,
Officers and Agents as the interest and
convenience of said corporation may
Trequire; and to make and establish, as
well its atnend :and alter at pleasure,
sudh by-'laws, rules and regulations for
the proper management of the affairs
of said corporation as may be neces
sary and proper.
The domicile of said corporation
shall be in ~he town if Abbeville, State
of Louisiana, and all cital'ib4s'or other,
legal process shall be served upon the
President of said eorporation, or in his
absenceaupon the Secretary of the cor
-he objects and purploes -for which
this corporation is established and
declared to be: The crection and estab
lishment of Electric Light, Power &
Water Works, the installation of Elec
trical outfits and materia,,; the ipur
chase and-sae df coal, fuel oil or any.
-other kind of fuel, and to do any ,atnd
all such things as may or sbill be ne
cessary and proper to carry-out said ob
jects and purposes.
The capital of said corporation shall
be Twenty-Five Thousand ($25,000)
Dollais divided in Two Hundred and
Fity Shares of one h·n.dred dollars; but
the corporation shall be entitled to
organize and commence business when
Nine Thousand ($9,000.00) Dollars of
said Caplital Stock shall have beensnub
scribed, which Nine Thousatrd Dollaht
.of subscription shall be paid in cash or
its equivalent within ten days from the
The remaining S&teen Tirousand
($16,900.00) D)nllarrs 1shaM be issued
only on a resolution passed by two
thirds of the Directors of the company
at a meeting called to consider the
issuance after ten daystuill notice to all
When said additional stock shall be
issued it shall be first offered to the
then owners of stock In the saame pro
portions in wlh1ch they each own the
then existing stock.
Each shareholder shall have ten days
within which to take his proportion of
additional stock, and if he does not
ltoth take and pay for same in ten days
after the allottment ~to hie -e shall ble
presumed to have refused to take same
and his allottment shall besold by the
Board of Directors to the highest bid
der after ten days notice to each share- I
holder. Notice to shareholders shall
be sent only to the address left by
them with the Seeretaty afti heo notice
shall be required unless address shall
have been so left. Certificates ofstock
shall be issued only when paid for in
full and shall be signed by the Presi
dent and Secretary and Bhifl be trans
ferable only on the books of the Cornm
pany and only on surrender or due
proof of loss of the original.
All the corporate powers of this cor
poration shall be rested Ih a Board of
Three Directors, each of whom shall
own at least five shares of stock in his
own name, to be elected annually on
the first Tuesday in May of each year,
the first election to be in 1903.
Notice of each election shall be sent
by the Secretary by mail at least ten
days before said election.
Two Directors shall constitute a
quorum for the transaction of any busi
ness At any meeting of Directors any
absent Director may be represented by
proxy to any other Director.
The Bor rd of Directors shall have
power by 2-3 ;ote of all ti
to borrow money in the
for the corporation, to sel
or mortgage any and all
longing to the corporation
ferring to the sharehole
also pudl'chase for cash o~
property of any kind reqa
purpose of the of the eor
out authority of sharehold
All contracts, checks
company shall be sigiet '
dent and Secretary nd
and in case of inability of
some one designated by t
The Board of Directors
power to employ dismiss all
or the company and to .i
The Board of Directors at
meeting after their election
from their number a Pres
Presidetit andt Secretary and
Until the next general m
held in 1903 the Board of
shall be composed of
Sokoloski, A. G. Nauck and
Sbkoloski, with L. Sokol
denr. A. G. Nauck, Vice Pr
Maxie Sokoloski, Secretary
-in case of any vacancy in
named Board of Directbro,or
the remaining members sha.l
power to fill all vacancies asi4
rectors and Officers of this
shall remain in office until
cessors are elected and quali
'ailtife to hold an election
dis.ble 'the corporation, but
tion shall be held as soon a
after the regular date.
Whenever this corporation
solved whether by limitationt
wise, its affairs shall be liqu
Three Commissioners to be
at a general meeting con
that purpose, of which meet
days previous notice shall be
advertisement in one of the
pers published in the town of
In case Of death 'or inability.
one or more of said commissi
survivors shall continue to act.
This act of incorporation '
changed, altered or amen
capital stock of the corporatio,
increased or reduced, or the
tion may be dis.-olved at 'a,
meeting called-for that pe
thirty days not'ice shall ave
published in the town of A
La:, providaet the owners of 2-3
shares of stock of the compan
rote in fia' ;r of such changes,
tions, amendments or dissoln.
No stockholder shaIl ever be
)r responsible' for the co
aults of this corporation
'rther sum than the unpan.d
lie on shares of stock o6W
iim, nor shall any mere inf
n organization have the effect
lering any stockholder liable fo
lobts of the corporation, or of
Thusdone and passed at my
the day and date above written,
presence of L. O. Broussard and
Broussard two competent W
who with the said parties
Notary, sign these presents s
reading of the whole.
L. 0. Broussard,
L. Sokoloski, 39
A. G. Nauck, 44:
Maxie Sokoloski, 7 ;.
GEO. W. SIExx
ABBEVILLE, La., April ilth,
I, J. Nelson Green, District A
17th Judl. Dist., State of Ilo
having carefully exa;m.ined the
Incorporation of the Abbeville
Power & Water Works
Limited, find nothing therein in
test with nor contrary to the
tions and Inns of the United tat
constitutions and laws of the
Louisiana,and do hereby approve
(Signed.) J. NEiLSON GRg
Dist. Atty. 17th Judl. Die
State of Louisiana,
Parish of Vermilion.
I hereby certify that the witbII
foregoing is a true and correct "
theI origitial Act of Incorporatlot
Abbeville Light, Power and
Works Company, Ltd., as pasi.
tore me and filed for registry 1i
Recorder's Office of the Parish of
SEAL. GEO. W. SUMM!
Notice To Tresp.pabsfeirs
I hereby forbid any one to tr
my lands in Vermilion parish, Lor
Ih ally way, shape, form or manner
sbever, Any person or persotub
triespassing on said premisoswillbl
eented to tho full extent of the 1*l1, .
Abbeville, La.. December t. 1OO0.
Tres pKl i Nolice.
Abbeville, La., January 8,
Fronti and after this date. all >i
save my employees or those halmi
ness with me. arc hereby forbid,
enteror trespass on my premises or
of my renters in this parish under
of thelaw. A. D.