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Established in 1856.
"A9TURDAY, JUNE 13, 1903.
Nodece to Mtockholders.
Abbeville. La., April 80, 1908.
The stockholders of the Bank of 4bbe
tille are hereby notified that a meeting of
e shareholders is called for Tnesday.
wlKjS,.rd, 19:3. at 2 o'clock p. m., at tle
t s of said bank in the town of Abbe
ville. La. for the purpos.e of voting upon
aa increase of the capital stock of said
By order of the Board of Directors.
Office Abboville Rice Mill Co. Ltd.
Abbeville. La.. .une 12. 1903.
The stockholders of the Abbeville Rice
Mill Co. Ltd.. are hereby notified that the
snonal meeting of the shareholders of
*aid corporation will be held at the com
ofy's ofice at the rice mill, in the town
of Abbeville. on Monday, July l3th, 19t8,
at 0 o'clock p. m.. for the purpose of elect
lage Board of Directors.
L 0 BROUSSARD.
Office Abbeville Canal Co. Ltd.
Abbeville, La.. Jnne 12. 1903.
The stockholders of the Abbeville Canal
Co. Ltd.. are hereby notified that the an
anal meeting of the shareholders of said
enrporation will be held at the company's
office at the Abbeville Rice Mill, in the
town of Abhieville, on Monday, July 13th.
19f0. at 2 o'clock p. m.. for the purpose of
electing a Board of Directors.
Abbeville. La, June 5, 19o3
tsockholders of the Abbeville Gin & Ice Manu
fgsturing Company, Limited, are hereby notified
that there will he a stockholder's meetin¢ on
Wednesday,JulySth. 90o3. at the Court House,
for the purpose of selecting a Board of Directors
aorthe ensuing year and the transaction of such
ether business as may properly come before the
meeting. FL Melebeck.
Rice crop is looking fine.
Blackberry season is about over.
Goin' to New Iberia tomorrow?
Corn for sale.-Gus Godchaux &
Water melons are now on the
What do you think about the
Who'says we haven't a good ball
Big Bargains ,n lumber. B M
Stebbins & Co.
Jake Beer went to Gueydan Sun
Dave Lyons was a Gueydan visitor
Bob Greene was over from Kaplan
Did you go to Gueydan on the ex
Rd .th visited New Iberia this
John B Shaw visited Gueydan Sun
.A splendid rain would do immense
College students continue to return
Corn! Seed Rice! Corn! Cotton
Seed! Corn! Gus Godchaux & Son
Severin LeBlanc took in the excur
Dr M R Cushman paid a visit to
'Captain W D Gooch went over to
First-class seed rice, cheap.
Rev S J Davies conducted services
at Kaplan Sunday.
We are soon to have a Sunday
Orr Moss, of near Esther, was
a business visitor Saturday.
Tom P White spent the day in
Our sister town Gueydan Sunday
August Drouet visited his old
home, New Iberia, quite re
J Roy 'Iheriot came over from
Gouyan Sunday on a pleasure
Ovid Broussard spent the greater
Part of the day Sunday at Guey
F~rank Levy saw the great ball
Pmne at Gueydan on last Sabbath
Miss Allie Berner was numbered
among the many excursionists Sun
Misses Davsie and Nora Ferav
were Gueydau visitors the first day of
Want to build a neat new home,
aid you say ? Then you'll need good
lumber, which we are selling at a
bargain. E M Stebbins & Co.
Miss Rosalie Lion is the guest of
Mr and Mrs Eli Wise in Abbeville
N O States.
About two hundred Abbevillians
spent the pay in wide-awake Gueydan
D o Morgan, of Abbeville, was in
town this morning-Crowley Daily
Mrs R P Nelson and Misses Belle
and Gussie Nelson were the welcome
guests of Gueydan friends and rela
Care a Cold Ian One Da
'l'Tke Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets
All druggists refund the money if it fails
to cure. E W Grove's signature is on
each box. 25 cents
E A Dupre and Lawrence L
Luehm drove to Kaplan Sunday
afternoon, returning on the excursion
William T Moss was the guest of
friends and relatives in the Erath
neighborhood Sunday afternoon and
Editor Marion L Andrews of the
Kaplan Times, was prominent among
the visitors in our midst Sunday
Contractor James A Petty, of
Crowley, was rrominent among the
business visitors here during the
It is to your interest to call on E
M Stebbins & Co., if you contem
olate purchasing lumber. They are
pffering big bargains.
State Senator Lastie Broussard
was among the many that visited
Gueydan on the first day of the
Henry G Green returned to New
Iberia this week, after spending a
few days here transacting busi
Messrs Gus Godebaux & Son are
having signs painted on their new
lumber sheds, opposite the S. P.
A J Godard is now located in new
quarters on State street, selling the
best of drugs, medicines, paints, wio
dow glass, stationery, school supplies,
Miss Aline Rouen leaves shortly to
spend some time with Miss H Mar
chesseau a t Abbeville--N O
Jules J Melebeck, the grocery and
fruit dealer of Port, between Main
and Washington streets, has discon
Rev C C Kramer, of New Iberia,
was here Sunday and conducted
Episcopal services at the M E
That throbblisg Headeache.
Would quickly leave you if you used
Dr Kings New Life Pills Thousands of
sufferers have proved their matchless
merit for Sick and Nervons Headaches
They make pure blood and build up your
health O' iy 25 cents, money back if not
cured Sold by A J Godard, druggist
Mr and Mrs Albert C Escudier
and Mr Escudier's mother from New
Iberia, took advantage of Sunday's
Mrs Ferd Marks and daughter,
Mrs Clarence Lion, are the guests of
Mr and Mrs Eli Wise, for a short
while, at Abbeville-N O States.
Sheriff J Oscar Hebert was sum
moned to Gueydan last Friday on
official business. He returned to his
home in this city the following
Miss Corrie Lann returned Sunday
from college to remain with her pa
rents during the summer vacation
and her numerous friends are delight.
ed to see and greet her at home
Driven to Desperation
Living at an out of the way place, re
mote from civilization, a family is often
driven to desperation in case of accident.
resulting in Burns, Cuts. Wounds, Ulcers,
etc Lay in a supply of Bucklens Arnica
Salve It's the best on earth 25 cents at A
J Godard's drug store
Samson Chauvin, the ever popular
local representative of the Mutual
Life insurance Company, visited
progressive Gueydan last Sunday,
going over and returning on the ex
Brothers Ambrose Ramsey and
John W O'Bryan, of the Republican
Idea, were noticeable among the
passengers on the Gueydan excur
sion Sunday. It goes without the
saying that both bad a good
And Directors EltW'ted by the
Rice Mill Company, Limited, This
The Planters' Rice Mill Company,
Limited, held its first annual meeting
Monday, transacting some important
business and electing officers as fol
Emmett P Putnam, president.
J Nelson Greene, vice-president.
D L McPherson, secretary and
W H Hunter, Jr., Severin LeBlane,
Elias Broussard, Dr M R Cushman. A J
Godard, W B White. Frank A God
chaux and Joseph T Labit, Direct
Do You Enjoy What Yonu Est ?v
If you don't your food does not do you
much good Kodol Dyspepsia Cure is the
remedy that -every one should take when
there is anything wrongwith the stomach
There is no way to maintain the health
and strength of the mind and body except
by nourishment Thereisno way to nou
rish except through the stomach The
stomach must be kept healthy, pure and
sweet or the health will let down and di
sease will set in No appetite, loss of
strength, norvousness, headache, consti
pation, bad breath, sour risings, rifting.
indigestion, dyspepsia and all stomach
troubles are quickly cared by the use of
Kodol Dyspepsia Cure 8old by A J Go
In the good old summer time,
In the good old summer time,
Playing base ball on the green
With the Gueydan nine,
We hit the ball, we made the runs,
Now that a very good sign
That we won the game-12 to 10,
In the good old summer time.
Louis Guidry, a bright student of
the L. S. U., situated at Baton
Rouge, Is at home to spend vaca
tion period with loved ones and
Mrs M LeBrun has returned to
her home in New Iberia, after spend
ing a few days at the home of her
relatives, Mr and Mrs W W Max
And friend Malcolm a hite joined
the many that iourneyed over to the
western metropolis of our parish on
the 7th. He reports having a fine
Buy your Seed Rice of us, and
thus get the best on the market.
Gus Godchaux & Son.
The Local Branch of the United
Carpenter's and Joiners' of America
will elect officers for the ensuing
term at its next regular meeting
next Monday evening at 8.
Johnson & Company are now well
situated in new quarters on Lafayette I
between State and St Charles
streets, having moved therein last
Thie Dest Precersptloa for l.al.
Chills and Fever is a bottle of Grove'
Tasteless Chill Tonic. It is simply iron
and quinine in a tasteless form. No cure,
No pay. Price 50.
Miss Gertrude Sokoloski, of Abbe
ville, who graduated in Nashville,
Tehn., during the week, is in the city
spending a short time with her
aunt, Mrs J A Bergman-N O
After spending the greater part of
the week at the home of her daugh
ter, Mrs W W Maxfileld and family,
Mrs W O Moss returned to her
home in the Queen City of the Teche
E M Stebbins & Co., are selling
the best grades of lumber at genuine
bargain prices. You'd better see
them and they will positiviely show
you some big bargains. Give give
SNotley Young, who had his hand
injured some time back in playing
ball, is 0 K again and toed the slab
for the Silver Bells last Sunday, do
Ing some good and effective twirl
Edgar Boudreaux was one among
the many that accompanied our tribe
of ball tosers to Gueydan last Sunday
He reports having, enjoyed the day's
outing to the fullest extent tarough
A good prescription
The ;-cent packet is enough for usual occasions.
The family bottle (6o) cents contains asupply for a
year. All aruggistssell them.
Arrangements are being made for
the meeting of the Vermilion Parish
Sunday School Convention, which
is scheduled to convene in this city
on the 23rd and 24th of the present
month, and which promises to prove
successful from each and every point
TO THE PEN
D.in Bell Will Have to Go.
Court Afirms the Decision of the
Dan Bell has lost his appeal and will go
to thepen. His case was decided by the
Supreme Court this week as follows:
"State of Louisiana vs. Dan Bell.--Syl
labus: 1. Where the transcript of ap
peal in a criminal case contains no for
mal bill of exception, no assignment of
error, and there is no error patent upon
the face of the record, the judgment ap
pealed from will be affirmed.
2. If the defendant in such case has
been improperly denied the assistance
of counsel, in trial cown t. that fact should
be made to appear by motion for new
trial and bill of exception. In the ab
senceof these and of proofs to the con
trary, it will be presumed that he was
Ltadie and Children Invited.
All ladies and children who cannot
stand the shocking slrainof laxative syr
ups, cathartics, etc. are invited to try the
famous Little Early Risers They are dif
ferent from all other pills They do not
purge the system Even a double dose will
not gripe, weaken or sicken,-many call
them the Easy Pills WE Howell, Houston
Texas. saysnothing better can be used for
constipation, sick headache, etc Bob
Moore, Lafayette, Ind,says all others nripe
and sicken, while DieWitte Little Early
Risers do their work well and easy Sold
by A J Godard
Fernand Lahauve Is attending the
Chautauqua and Summer Normal
School in session at New Iberia, he
having departe or the scene Sunday
forenoon. V, hope and predict
that our geni young friend will
learn much at tLe hands of the Chau
tauqua instruc ors'and incidentally
enjoy his visao to the city on the
Otis Broussard is home to remain
during the vacation period. He re
turned during the latter part of last
week from Convent, where he was a
student at the Jefferson College,
wahich concluded the 1902-03 session
recently. The young man is looking
fine and happy to say the very
least and his numerous friends are
more than pleased to see him
Kodel Gi ve,. hatrea th.
By enabling the digestive organs*to di
gest. assimilate and transform all of the
wholesome food that may be eaten into
the kind of blood that nonrishes the
nerves, feeds the tissues, hardens the mus
cles and recuperates the organs of the en
tirebody Kodol Dyspepsia Cure curesIn
digestion, Dyspepsia, Catarrh of the stom
och and all stomach disorders Sold by A
A H Ruschanpt. one of Gueydan's
prominent and well known denizens,
came over Saturday afternoon on a
mission of business and pleasure
combined, returning to his home the
following day. Mr Ruschauht re
ports that things about his portion of
the parish are in pretty good condi
tion, taking everything into conside
Bishop David Sessums of the
Episcopal Church, conducted beauti
ful and impressive services in the M
E Church Sunday evening. Quite a
large congregation was in attend
ance on this occasion, and they were
one and all amply repaid by having
the pleasure of listening to a very in
teresting and eloquent sermon.
Bishop Sessums, who is no stranger
to a vast number of the people of
this city and community. was accom
panied on his visit to Abbeville by
the Rev C C Kramer, rector of the
Epiphany Episcopal Church of New
Iberia-one of the oldest and per
haps most beautiful places of worship
of that denomination in the Pelican
State. Those who failed to attend
the services Sunday evening missel a
Willie J Bernard and Emile Berge
rie, both popular and wide-awake
young men whose homes are in the
Queen City of the Teche, arrived
Monday afternoon and spent several
in our midst coniining business
with pleasure. Both the young men
are well known to our people, espe
cially Mr Bernard, who is a brother
in-law of our Charles Steen and who
visits Abbeville every two or three
months. He says that New Iberia
is growing quite rapidly at this time,
that many improvements are under
way and others contemplated, and
the future of the city is exceptionally
bright. He likes our town very
much, as does Mr Bergerie and they
were pleased to note the activity
with which it is coming to the
Yo. Raow What You are Tak
When you take Grove's Tasteless Chill
Tonic because the formula is plainly
printed on every bottle showing that it is
simply Iron and Qdinine iln a tasteless
form. No Cure. No Pay. 50c.
82,500 AN ACRE
Paid for Land Here in Ab.
A Large and Very Important Real
Abbe ville has as yet no pronounced
oil field, but the surface indications are
so prominent and favorable that an
Eastern oil expert, ED Middlekauff. of
the National Oil Company of New Jer
sey, paid five hundred dollars last week
for about one-fifth of an acre of Walter
A White's land on the Coulee Valcourt
The land is a creek bottom subject
to overflow with a big rain and is use
less for any other purpose than a hog
pasture or oil well. But the gas burns
so freely and strongly there that every
one who has seen it believes that there
is oil nearby. It remains for Mr Mid
dlekauf will bring a gusher. He has
the reputation of having made the
heaviest dales of oil stock, in the'Tnited
States and Canade.
The sale was effea.ed .throoghhe
agency of Brooks & Bier: v.f' this
e100 Bewaren, $1.. ,
The readers of this paper wall be please
to learn that there is at least one dreaded
disease that science has been able to cure
in all its stages and that is Catarrh.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is the only positive
cure now known to the medical rrater
nity. Catarrh being a constitational di
seanse, requires a constitutional treatment
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally,
acting directly on the blood and mucous
surfaces of the system, thereby destroying
the foundation of the disease and giving
the patient strength by building up the
constitution and assistingnature in doing
its work. The proprietors have so much
faith in its curative oowers. that they of
fer a reward of One Hundred Dollars for
any case that it fails to cure. Send for
list of testimonials. Address, F. J
CHENEY. Toledo.Ohio. Sold by Drug.
gists, 75c. Hall's Family Bills are the best
Freddy Schiessinger, now located
at Kaplan, drove over Sunday and
spent the day with his parents. He
says he is well pleased in his new
home and intends to remain perma
nently, also that the town continues
to forge to the front at quite a rapid
Remember we have good Corn,
Seed Rice and the very best Cotton
Seed on the market for sale at most
reasonable prices. Give us a call.
Gus Godchaux & Son.
There will be services at the Meth
odist Church on next Sunday, (June
14th) at 11 o'clock a. m. At the
close of the sermon, the Sacrament of
the Lord's Supper will be adminis
tered. S. J. DAVIES,
Hon John B Kent, field secretary
of the Louisiana Sunday School Asso
'ciation, accompanied by Dr U A
Schilling, pastor of the Baptist
Church at this place, honored the
Meridional by a pleasant and appre
ciative visit on Friday of last week.
Both are earnest, sincere workers in
extending and upbuilding the oospel
truths and in scattering as much sun
shine as possible along life's pathway
and are gentlemen of pleasing person.
J A Gulledge of Verbena, Ala, was twice
in the hospital from a severe case of piles
causing twenty-four tumors After doe.
tors and all remedies failed arrested fur
ther inflammation and cured him It con
quers aches and kills pain 25 cents at AJ
B J Labauve, a prominent young
citizen of Houston, came in last Sun.
day on a visit to relatives. Mr La
bauve is a son of Gilbert Labauve,
who is well known to our oldest set
tiers, having resided in rackson
county about thirty years ago and
ranked among the people as one of
the best and most highly esteemed
citizens, andhe now lives at4'Abbe
ville, La. While in Edna, UAr La.
bauve paid the Progress a pleasant
and appreciated call-Edna,' (Texas)
J Henry Lutgring. land and ilam.
gration agent and one of the moat
prominent of bur younger citisens, in
off on a trip to his old home in the
he contemplates remaining for a
short while amid happy cbhdbood
surroundings. thence he will make
a run over to the Windy City in\ or
der to attend an important gathering
of land and immigration agents~
after which be may visit other points'
and thence return to good old Abbe.
town. We wish him a safe, pleasant
A iterlous Mlistalre.
E C DeWitt & Company is the name of
the firm who make the genuine Witch
Hazel Salve. DeWitte isthe witch Hasel
Salve that heals without leaving asear It
is a serious mistake toense anyther Do.
witts witch Hazel Salve cares .bliud,
bleeding, itching acid protruding piles
eczema and all skin disepsees old by A J