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SUBSCRIPTION ONE DOLLAR A YEAR. I. C. J. EDWARDS..........Owner it in SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1904 re The chief of police of Reno, Nev., : oridered all negroes to leave thea townu. -- . - - -- h; A race war was threatened in fi Frazer, Ia., because a negro shot a e7 white man. ti _ - " b Yale won the annual football game ffom Harvard last Saturday by then by the score of 12to 0. o The Chicago Subway Company, with a capital of $50.000,000, was t incorporated at Trenton. N. J. c The pay-wagon of Forepaugh and Sells Brothers' circus was robbed of $30,000 at Tarboro, N. C. _- -_-- -..- ,a-ar,, .. Col. W. C. P. Breckneridge, noted E author and congressman from Ken- I tacky, died at Leuington. ;Mrs. :lorence Maybrick authoriz ed a denial of the statement that she intended to go on the lecture plat- I form. The statue of Frederick the Great, presented to the American people by Emperor William, was unveiled at Washington. The New York Journal of Com merce, after a telegraphic canvass, published a cotton crop estimate of 11,275,000. The annual report of the po'sofmcec department shows thai $.(7, 9731,42:0 was expended in transporting inland mail during the year. William 1Moole was killed at Lex ington, Ky., hv three negrocs. An effort to lynch the negroes was dc feated by an Old1 Fellow. In a scuffle to gain possession of a t 22-caliber rifle, the 4-year-old son of Laurence Oliver accidently shot and killed the 7 year-oldson of Oizime 1 Ledeu, at Eunice. The American Federation of Lab )r, in session at San Francisco, voted in favor of excluding the Japanese in the same way the Chinese are exclud ed under the present law. The Anti-Saloon Leage, which held its annual convention at Clam bus, 0., declared against the army canteen. The next meeting of the organization will be held in indian apolis, John W. Kelly and Fred. Wool fort were convicted of the murder of Capt. Max Uphoven at New Or .eans. The verdict was guilty, without capital punishment. The Perkins & Miller Lumber Company has bought from the Louis ita Southwestern Laud Company 4673 acres of land on both sides of the Watkins Railway in Calcasieu parish, the purchase price being $68, 000. It is said that with few exceptions every cane planter in this section in tends to largely increase his acreage to that crop. And in this connection it can be safely stated that as the cane acreage increases the rice acre age will decrease. Sugar cane; worth from $3.75 to $4 per ton and rice h:W dly worth the threshing, should ke the average farmer realize to at it at the prevailing prices is a ,hty poor bur~ines, Of course, do not. ilt'dcaite :a,'ihnbing rice 'rely, for there mv" i, be those who raise nothing else, but we do say those of our farmers who can r their coudition :ntod won't are entitled to sy'::ahy in their THE BOLL WEEVIL. A special from Houston, Texas, dated November 28, says: lnt J. C. Pugh of Shreveport and Sh Col. Maxwell of Mound, La., the be two latter members of the investigat- an ing commission appointed by the an recent boll weevil convention held in an Shreveport to tour Texas to look into R< the plans for fighting the boll weevil su as adopted by Dr. iunter, are here gr tonight. Judge Pugh said that le wi had not only looked on the cotton Ist fields, but had hunted up farmers in ti, each place he stopped and asked is] them concerning the cotton crop, the m boll weevil and other matters. Hie said he found some men who would not make a bale to ten acres, and one man who made three bales on 150 icres. Bankers he said, had told him that the farmer who attempted to raise cotton could get no credit with the D banks, and must quit raising it. He found that the negroes were moving out of the country, and he believed that the whole western country would I Seventually be cultivated by white Il men who used cultural methods or Sscientific farming. The negroes I1 would have to give way to them. 1 When asked what he thought of the i e possibility ot keeping the boll weevil from invading the State of Louisiana, he sanil: "There is no hope on earth of t I preventing the invasion. The condi tions where we have been are much I worse than I had any idea of ." Cape May connty residents who are weather wise agree that it will be an unusually mill and open winter. says the Philadelphi:a Inluqirer. To, substantiate their predictions they e point to the frail manner in which () the muskrats tnd squirrels have con .i structei their winter homes. Eels not only 1:edded themtselves in the mud late this foil, but, did not go nearly as dpl) as in previous seafor, nA wlih inhlicates that the weati her wil - ont be servere enouigh to ma!ke miuchi ice in the (days and stree ms. Whire gulls are seen in simll nnumbers on a the marshes, where they usually con of gregate in thousands. They are d wintering farther north. Crabs, which ne are nsualiy bedded for' the-winter long before this time, are still living in the open waters. Gunners have r, found the ducks less heavy of feather than is usual when a 'hard winter is in comining. The varieties of fish which are generally far away in Southern waters long before this time are cb still fairly plenttful in the waters off the coast. . . . -,I. D .. . . . Rev. Father Van de Ven was con secrated bishop of Natchitoches on Nov. 30. Buy your farm wagon now. The Vermilion Hardware Company res ceived a carload of Crescent wagon last week. 0 W. H. Masters, general traffic manager of the Soathetn Pacific Railroad, died at New Orleans. A pontoon bridge across Bayou Lafourche just above Thibodaux is being erected under the supervision of the Lafourche Progressive Union. WV hen completed it will be thrown open for use by the public without charge. The following is the vote for Con gressman in the third distriot at the general election held on November 8, 1904: Parishes Broussard. Pharr Assumption 617 135 Iberia 736 236 Lafayette 498 35 Lafourche 933 169 i t. Martin '07 23 S. 74u 202 TerrI-ome ( t 144 Vermilion 813 34 5,6419 1,088 E L. Giasc'w was ir v, at Gwy ,lau one day last week and irought here chargok with wife beating. WANTED. About thirty farmers or young men interested in agriculturl to take the Short Winter Course in agriculture to c( begin on Monday January, 2, 1905, t and continne ten weeks at the Louisi- tl ana State University and Agrieltural S and Mechanical College at Baton V Rouge, The course will embrace o subjects of great importance to pro- c gressive farmers, and each subject s. will be treated in a thoroughly in- q Sstructive and practical manner. Tni tion is free to all students from Lou islana, and 'iving expenses will be made as low as possible. Write for full information. 1JI ELCtAYRBIIE I)OINGIu . It Where did Philo and Alcee visit r last Sunday? i Prof. A M Deleambre went to New t, Orleans this week on buisuess. If Alcee Savoy was a visitor to the Delcambre Academy last Sunday. I Remy and Delino Delcambre visit- f ed at the home of Alfred Delcambre. I Fernanud Landry went to New I Iberia on business the latter part of e 1last week. r Mesdames Ludovic Landry and A. T. Delcambre visited friends in New lberia last week. e Prof. A. 5M. Delcambre attended the Teachers' Association last Satur day in A-hl,ville. Alphe and Alcee Belaire went to New liberia on business the early f part of the week. SMisses Lelia LeBlanc and Evi h Delcam re o,,tuL to Abbeville to wit ness the ftoot ball game. returning the same d::v. Fo Fralk Savoy of Cameron came oyer G(neudaa last Sundltay to take a course in the Delecambte Commer :i.snl CCol ege. Prof. A T i)eleamnbre went to Ab S1acvi'ie to witnes. the f.)ot ball game h between the Abbevtile and St. Mar-, tin high school bo ,s. s Work on the dormitory has been progressing very nicely the past few: days. This building will be com a pleted to take in pupils by the first of Januamry. The first floor will be i1 used as bookkeeping, banking and bh i shorthand halls; the second floor as ae a dormitory for boys. The foot bail team of the Delcam bre Academy will play games with' any team around around this section, if time game can be played on Sunday. The captain of the term would likei to hear from any such team who would be willing to play on that day. It is announced that a fair will take place at the Delcambre Academy on the 24 and 25 of December for the benefit of the school. Arrangements are being made to entertain the peo ple the best way of possible. Foot balls games will be played on both dates. STUDENT. State of Ohio, City of Toledo, 58 Lucas County. Frank , Cheney makes oath that he is senior partner of the firm of F J Cheney & Co, doing busidess in the city of To ledo, county and state aforesaid, and that said firm will pay the sum of One Hun dred 1)ol;ars for each and every case of Catarrh that cannot be cured by the use of Hall's Catarrh Cure FRANK J CHENEY Sworn to before me and subscrihed in my presence thisfth day of December, A 1)D lS6 [Seal] A W GLEASON, Notary Public Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally and acts directly on the blood and nine ous surfaces of the system, Send for tes timonials free F .J CHENEY & CO, Toledo, O Sold hy all druggists, 75c HaIIll's Family Pills are the best. STRAY BEEF. The pnublic is hereby notified that a stray beef about 3 years old, speckled, dove colored, bald face, bob tail, branded on hip. Has been in my patnre for the past two years, and the owner is hereby called upon to come forward, claim animal and r pay the charges. Brand can he s'en at this office SIMEON BROUS'ARD. Abbeville, Li., Dec 3, 1904. NOTICE TO SHAREHOLDERS. Ablbeille, La.. Dec. t, 1904. The ire.ular nonual nime.eting of the sharph ' l .r.ii- of ith Fi'st National Bank , c A ,:.vl,. I a., will he held at the B n ig lm , in thie o i f AIbevilhe, L a., o I T i.,day , 1 ;uary i0, ] . he , tweet th' rh ho.:uir" . : 1 1 : , !. ,nil :'3 p. ., fo, th,, pur),.e ,f ,ea :, a i, I ,of (It Se u r() f .,r tih ,,su. . :g y ea r. .h a reh o - + 'n' :it y"I ::].e.'i!tq tor tie Iiresi nI. )ii' repre Sseuted by proxy. A. . GI;L) N, Cs 'ier, Examination of Teachers. Abbeville, La., Nov. 28, 1904. Notice is hereby given to all persons *" concerned, that an examination for m teachers will be held Thursday and, N Friday, Dec. 8th and 9th next, under el the rules and regulations of the State of School Board, at the Court Hlouse of ci Vermilion parish. beginning at 9 IA o'clock a. m. All applicants who desire certifi cates ef qualification to teach in the schools of-the above parish are re quested-to be promptly on hond. J. R. Krr1nlLL, Parish Supt. Public Schools. --* - Our Great Combination (i'r. The Southern Fruit- rowor of 1 Chattanooga. 'Tenn. iý rez,tniuzl d 1 i' the best paper for the So lirn frit ,, growers and farmers. It cr)taint s P regularly from 24-3 1 paes and t filled brim full of the ,ed' kind of 4 helpful articles for fruit gro viers a:d farmers, Every farm:er should have it. Regular price is 50 cents per annum. We are enahleed to o. i r this interesting paper and Ihe bier idonal a whole year foi 125. !Suhscrihers shoubl send in their order to-day. Address: Tun Meridihnal 1.tbeviile La. STATE Of LOUISIAN A- Parish of Ver milioi-17th Judicial District Court= No. 2210. Clemence !Flory vs. Eraste Mouton. This case was regularly tried pursuant to regular assignment, after issue joined I i by answer liled, and on the trial of the -'same the law and the evidence being in g favor of the plaintiff and against the de fendant, it is by reason hereof ordered, e adjudged and decreed that plaintiff. Cle a mence Flory, wite of Eraste Mouton, do have judgment in her favor and against isaid husbaad dissolving the community of acqunets and gains now existing be tween them them, separating them mn e property, and vesting her with qomplete control of the property she now owns or In.ay hereafter acquire free from the con n trol or int.hrference of her said husband; W and it is further ordered that defendant - pay the costs of this suit to be taxed. t L)one, read and signed in open court, )e this 26th day of November, 1904. id Signed: MINOS T. GORDY, Jr.. us nldge 17th Judicial Dis't Court, La. Filed November 26, 1904. F:FaLux J. SaMIsoN, Dy Clerk *" A true Copy : Simuouet LeBlanc, t h Clerk of Court. Probate Sale. I lST 'IATE OF LOUILIAN A-Parish e of Vermilion - 17th Judicial e Court-No. 509. L 'J. Filtert Ilandry, administrator. .( Succession of Marcel Landrv, Notice is hereby given that by a virtue of an order of sale granted I by the Honorable District Court l iatoresaid in the matter of the suc- e icession entitled and numbered as t above, there wiil he offered for sale, I at public suetion. to the last and t highest tidder. ,b the undersigned. ' to pay debts of said uucce:ssion, at the the last residuence of the de ceesed, in the 5th ward of said pari-h, on Frfda , January 6, 1905, between the hours prescribed by law the following described property belonging to rsid mucceesion, to-wit: One certain tract of land situated in r the parish of Vermilion, and contain ing 671 acres, more or less, and being bounded north by the lands of the heirs of John J. Absbire and Ambrose Dubus, south by J F Landry, east by Alcide T Broussard and heirs of John J Abahire and west by Henri Brous sard. Also one lot of movable proper ty. ty. Terms of sale to which the cred itors consent: 2 Purchaser to pay n cash on day of a sale, I one year aiter date, and the remainder two years after date of j sale, the credit portion to be repre sented by notes bearing 8 per cent interest fr om date until paid, and containing ihe nsual 10 per cent at tornev's fee clause in cuase note is placed in the hands of an attorney for colleetion after maturity, and to be secured by vendor lein and priv ilige upon the property sold. and ithe nat of sale to contain this pact k (: e ot[l, alicnanin o e J. O. HEBERT, Sheriff. -I Now is the time to buy that stoves "before cold weather comes. The Slargest assortment ait Vemilion "- :k1":ed are ',j. . -, 4-hu le ste!l range high shelf, fur $25. Notice is hereby given that an tion will be held on Monday, then day of January, 1905, at 11 o'c16eok m., of said day, at the office offt Acme Saving Association in the National Bank of Abbeville, fort election of five members of the bo of directors for the Acme Saving A clation. All shareholders, not in faultfor dues, are entitled to oqe for each share of stock owned by Given at Abbeville, La., thi 2 day of November, 1904. - W. W. EDWARDS, See.'sI NOTICE. Parish of Vermiliob, 19th of-Nov., I All Pr!,Tss ,u possession of, or clai. :,y ri:ts ,if ,.ntership. or otherwise. tih Ih I.ýnts u r land in Vermilion p corliiied ::nlt atented by the Uni tat*esg ovevr:,ioirI. to l)ngasandBati' LatI,ave, nIui to I'ierre and Ans: dow:x., are !treby, t otified that h m.asur:' w iii sym h. laken by ithe or a..sig".i c'f Ati;li Patentees to be put i' p)s·-·e n if stitl prrtoperties, th thl ir It!.cer.ýigued : tr'rney, EIWARD SIMON, 43.5w St. Martinvillee. Lost. A locket with llanagram on one I::nd f, diam.wol oIl the other. & lb ' al reward will be paid for its return i A. O. BRoU8hAD, : Abbeville Banc.. PA AINTI G WAITED. IJ Sealed bills are hereby inviter it. A.. lm o.Se.ard, secretary of 1 iifuiing coinwiree, for the painting the Erath High School. Bids will Sreceived until noon of Thurnday, I 8, 1904, when the contract willbe The right is reserved to rejact any a all bids. R. A. Bhoussasip t , Lost Note. i The public is :herebii cantioned n.f e buy or trade for a certain proi n note, dated March 4', 1898. made by,U ward Honsberry. for the sum of tweet" five ($25) doliars payable to the order Dr. C. J. Edwards, payable January 0 1900, and bearing interest from date t paid at the rate of 8 per cent. per asIn~ y with 10 per cent attorney's fee cli said note having been lost or mislaid. C. J. EDWARWI e Abbevilleo, La.. October 21, 1904. n ORDER. State of rouisiana-Vermilionat ish-17th Judicial District,.COu Considering that the Judge.w and District Attorney-e'ect will b be commissioned and go iato until the 8th day of December which will be in the midst of the lib proaching Criminal Session of Court.; atI further considering change of officers at that time ; seriously interfere with the disposition of toatters of a er nature and the trial of criminal ii es, and considering further that exists .no urgent necessity for. ! holding of the Criminal Session. dered to be begun on the 28tli d November. 1904, and that pat welfare will be as well subserv a session of the Court in Jsa 1906, at which time one' held by the Judicial offloertr and for the further reason that the opinion of the District At District Judge-elect and Diitridti torney-elect, that the next C Session of this Court should bei ducted throughout by the i officers. It Is Ordered that the dr I of the Grand and Petit Juries o sessions of Court to be cone s the 28th inst., be and the hereby set aside. It is further ordered . tlhat Sheriff of the partsh of V notify the Grand and Petit Jo this,order. Given in Open Court, At ville La., this 16th day of SA. D. 1904 MINOS T. GOBDY, 3s Judge 17th Judicial Filed November 16, 1904; FELIX J. SAMSON, lep'y Cie. Recorded in Criminal MinUt f3 p. 484 on Nov. 16, 1904. Felix J. Samson, Dep'y IATTENTIO Have your hkorses sh8d tificaly. and cured of contractions, forging, d fering etc by J. F. CARTEi E Expert lorsesh8o r, I Near LeBlanc's Stable. le el The Smart Set Lmagazifne -ertain .you.