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Official Journal of Vermilion Parish And School Board.
VO tJU ME FORTY-NINE. ABBEVILLE, LOUISIANA, SATURDAY, JULY 8, 1905. NUMBER 27
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BEAUTIFUL METAL CLOCKS.
These clocks are highly fin'ished, best quality Roman Gold
The movements are high grade and warranted good time keepers.
The designs are new and attractive. Call apd see them.
THE RACKET STORE.
F. R. Mestayer.
.Crockery, Enamel, Tin and Glass Ware, Racket Specialties,
- A bbeville,.... ..................... . ................ ......L ouisiana,
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Copyright 90o5 by Hrt S&haffner & Marx
We Lead in the Clothing Business.
WHY? . Because we cartry the right kind of clothes. ll ih
'onable and up-to-dacie:In fit and workmanship. Such iiothea need
no praising, they sell themselves on their own merits 1J5 tO *S5
Look for the label "H . .& M.'" Small thing to look itr-Big tbing
:Bank Btiildiig. ,-:Abb-" tiYaL
hrsiciaa '' Tonic 1
.ý K ý.'- atMe4A.r..iv ,.:tate' .n .s oaýG+ý.ýa! iý .
D. D. CLINE
Office, room 14, Bank Building.
It. Judem 3. McCan,
All Work Done Promptly.
Office. Residence, corner Lafayette and Jeferson
Pholw 35. Abbeville. La.
Raphael J. Labauve.
Office in Court House.
Abbeville - - Louisiana.
J. Nstson GIswns. PRESTON J. GRamin
GREENE & GREENE,
* Attorneys at Law,
Office 96 State Street,
Hours 9 a. m. to 12 m.-1 to 4p. m.
W, B. WHITE,
Attorney at Law and Notary Public.
L Broiasard, J R Kitchell. WW Bailey
BROUSSARD, KITCHELL & BAILEY.
Attorneys at Law,
Office near courthouse,
R, P. NELSOTN, D. D. S..
Office in residence on Washingtou
street, near Depot,
Call and see me for first-class work
in Dentistry. Crown and Bridge work
aspeelalty. Priceseereasonable and all
work guaranteed satisfactorr.
Dr. M. BR. Cushman
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON.
Office in GoS4rd's Drugstore.
Ofice 4 - - . 33
Residence - . 102
W. J. Quick.
House Building a Specialty, l
Phone 60. Abbeville, ta.
Dr. R. J. Young,
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON.
~alls promptly answered.
Office, Magdeline Square. -
Phone: Residence. No, 78.
SOfice. No. 6.
W. H. CHEVIS,
Contractor and Builder
Estimates furnished for brick or
Dec 20. Phone 25
1,. O. BaOUSSARD. Gnao W. Su.umaRs
For prompt and courteous at
tention go to
BROUSSARD & SUMMERS
Otee in lBank Bldg. Abbeville. La
Established in 1859.
W. B. THOxPsoN. P. C. McCou
W. B. THOMPSON & CO.,
Cotton. -:- Factors
COM MI-SION MERCH A NTS.
No. 808 Perdido Street,
New Orleans, La,
C. J. Feroq
ICYCLE AUS AIRESS REPAIRS.
Bicycles bought and
" sold. All. kinds'of
bicycle parfs con
s.antP y on hand.
* Work d6ne neatly
State stree, neat'door to Valle' Res
taurant. Abbeville, La.
The Fourth at Abbhllla.o
A Rousing Celebration Was
Given by the Band
The patriotic people :f Abbe- t
ville duly honored the 'Nation's
birthday. From early morning
until late at night the noise of t
guns, the fun and frolic of the m
multitude, the music of the band
and the indulgence in sports and t
dance continued, making the t
celebration of the anniversary of c
the Declaration of Independence
one of the greatest, grandest and
most glorioius days thathas been t
known here for many yvars. t
The Abbeville Cornet Band
was given the benefit of the cele- t
bration and the program of
sports and other amusements,
under the direction of R. W. Ber
nard, was of the highest orderl
and gave lots of amusement to i
the big crowds which Were in at-
As usual, on the Fourkh, the
rain spoiled some of the outdoor
features and made it necessary
to hold the dance at night in
French hall, but the wet weather
could not dampen the good an
ture and jollity of the people and
the entire day was given up to
Quite a nice sum was realized I
for the benefit of the ban#d and 1
the boys certainly deserved all
the support accorded them by.
the people in the pleasr which 1
was given by their eAcpllent
.music during the day and at the
open, air concert at nighii
Si-ARnnul Shtltmi .
Of the Abbeville Bulding & Lea Assocla
ties, Limited. t
For the six mouths ending June 30,
1905. Losated at Abbey ife.4k .. I
Ofieers:--C. J. Edsards, President, v
Albert Stauffer, Vice-President, L. O. t
Bronussard, Secretary, O. Bourque, o
Mortgage lose secured by vendors
Loans secured by stock-and
otherwise . ,830.00
Cash on hand and in bank 10,268.716
Installments and dividends
on serial.stock 89,342.17
Uiddivided profit 156.59 t
Total - 89,498.7
PROFIT AND LOSS ACCOUNT- (
Premiums or bonus earned 1,275.00
Interest colleeted' 1,887.09 C
Fines collected 12.20 t
Transfer and entrance fees
collected 8.75 z
Profits on withdrawals 75.05 4
Expenses and interest on
borrowed money paid 511.50c
Gross profit 3,253.09 t
Less expenditures 511.50
Net profit 2,741 59
RECEIPTS AND DISBURSEMENTS
Cash on hand elose of last '
Dues from eurrent or In
stallment stock 7,243.25
Repayment of other loans 2,700.00
Interest collected 1,888.09
Fines collpeted 12.20
Transfer and entranee fees
Loans and vendors privilege -2,925.00
Loans on all other seurifties 2,664.55
Withdrawals on current or
installmemt stock ' 505.89 1
Withdrawals on full paid
or matoeed stock .21
Expenses of all kinds, in- "
eluding taxes and Ins. 511b50
Cashb on hand to balance 1O,2.l.71
Total 1. I,87541 t
State of Louisiana,
Parish of Vermilion .
We, the members of the Anuditin
Committei,snd Secretary of the above I
named Association do solemnly sweat
that all the foregoinlg statements of
this Association for the six months I
ending as above.speelfied are true and
corret, to the best of our knowledge
G.ho. W. 8ummers,
L. o. Broussard,
Sworn to and subscrlbed beo&re Se,'
this the 5tb day of JudyA, D. ..
• r Simonetl-el r n i
Ulei A& Ex Oeficio Notr y Plbie,
Parsh oaf VPrm"ilin, Ab-el en, L.. .
s.ars' 4 Ta ret a
The old, oinal GROV E'S Ta -
less Chl TnoI "Yo ~dm
ROME INVESTORS BUY BONDS.
The soundness of Abbeville in.
vestments and the excellent
credit enjoyed by the town could
not have beep better illustrated it
them was last Monday, when the
Bank of Abbeville, through its
cashier, L, O. Broussard, took
the entire issue of $40,000 of
bonds 'voted for waterworks,
electrice lights and sewerage by
the municipality. The bids for
this proposed bond issue were
openied by the city counil aed the
offer of.Mr. Broussard tQ take the
entire lot at par and accrued in
terest was accented, although
there were several outside bid
dbrs for these high class securi
With its companions, heart burn,
flatulence, torpidity of the liver, con
stipation, palpitation of the heart,poor
blood, headache and other nervous
symptoms, sallow skin foul tongue,
offensive bread and a legion of other
ailments, is at once the most widespread
and destructive malady among the
American people The Herbintreatment
will cure'all these troubles. 50c bottle
Sold by A. J. Godard.
A Double Wedding.
Tueday afternoon MissesCelin
na and Angele, daughters of Paul
David, a prosperous farmet of
the Coulee Creuse section of the
Sixth Ward, were married at the
Catholic church. Celina was the
bride of Lessin Mouton, son of
James Mouton, of Abbeville, and
Angele became the wife of Elias
Trahan, son of S. Trahan, of the
Fourth Ward. A big wedding
ball was given in their honor that
night at Remy Heberts hail,
Cheertufly Recommenaed For
0. G. Higbee, Danville, Illa.writei,
Dec. 2,1901: "About two years ago I
waslaid upfor four months with rheuma
tism. I tried Balard's Snow Liniment;
one bottle cured me. I can cheerfully
recommend it to all suffering fromlike
affliction 25c, 50c and $1.00
Sold by A. J. Godard.
Effects Of The Storm.
It is difficult to determine the
exact amount of corn that has
been destroyed in this parish by
the recent floods, but the damage
has been very great in all sections
On the upper part of Coulee Kin
ney and on Coulee Baton, as well
as the Chaneaux flats all of the
corn on the lowlands has been
totally ruined. It is too lase to1
replant and some of the farmers
will not save an ear of their crop, .
which before the rain promised
an abundant harvest. A few of
the more enterpsising planters
are going to try and secure some
of the Mexican Laguna corn,
which it is claimed will make a
full cop, eyed if planted as late
as August 15,this particular var
iety requiring only 65 days to
DeaEnesm Caonnsp be CureZ.
By local applications,as.they cannot
teach the diseased portion of the ear.
There is only one way to cure deaf
ness, and that is by constitutional
remedies. Deafness is caused by an
inflamed condition of the mucous lin
ing of the Eustachian Tube.. When
thir tube is inflamed you have a rumb
ling sound or imperfect hearing, and
when it is entirely closed, deafness is
the result, and unles the inflamation
can be takn .out and this tube restored
to its norl condition, hearing will
be destroyed forever; nine cases out of
ten are caused by is catarrh, which
ithing but an inflamed condition of
the mucous surfaces.
We will give one hundred dollars fdr
any case of geafness (caused by car
tarrh) that cannot be cured by Hill's
Catarrh Cure. ,Send for circular.
F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo,. 0.
Take Hall' sFamily Pills for consti
or sale by all. druggists.
Califeral Fo 25 Cats.
If you want to learn ill about
California send 25 cents, stamps
or: silver, for one years trial sub.
scriptiont the-Western Eahpire
Cattbrla's grat .llUstrated
mae lne. : e paper that-te
about - the woderf n . roe
snt A.vepm ept d growth of
ABOUT TOWN. I
Ev-senator Adrien Nunez who
has typhoid fever for the past
three weeks is still confined to
bed but is somewhat better.
Rev. T. C. Schilling, a noted l
Baptist divine of Magnolia,Miss., 1
is here this week, conducting a
meeting at the Baptist Church.
Fourth'of July in this "ountry
seldom passes without rain and
this year the rule held good.
Get a $1. shirt for 75 cents at 4
J. F. Broussard & Bros. ;
Last week Willie Maxfield
presented us with a twig about I
15 inches long on which were ten
choice peaches of the Honey
variety, these were grown on a
seedling tree and show that with
proper 'selection peaches can
be grown here in Louisiana.
The venerable Judge W. W.
Edwards has been laid up this
week with a severe attack of as
Wemake a specialty of hand
ling nothing but pure and fresh
drugs. Abbeville Drug Compa
J. Champagne of Leroy was
over here attending the fourth.
Alphe Montagne returned
home Monday from a visit to
The Sisters of Mount Carmel
Convent thank the good people of..
Abbeville for their kind patronge
of the entertainment on'Wedlpes
FOR SALE: 40 acres prairie
land on runter's Canal, near Le.
Roy; 80 acres four miles west of
Abbeville, improved; town lots
inAbbveille, Gueydan and Kap
Ilan, Summer prices; attractive
terms.-D. II. Cline, the real es
tate man, Abbeville, La.
The Republican Idea ebanged
ands.o the 1st. Ora E. Stark
retires and is succeeded ,by
S. Arthur Pipes, formerly editor
of the Gueydan Ndws. The
'political and local policy will be
announced in the first issue.
Mrs, Dr. Adolph Landry of
Deleambre was 'ver here Tues
Play ball! But see that you
get your balls, bats. gloves and
masks from Bailey's.
Paul Montague pnd party hac
a tough time of it at- Cherniere
ala Oriox during the flood; the
l wild liogs came up out of the
marh and tried to eat their grub.
A sudden change'in the'weath.
er is apt to cause you to become
hoarse and to cough. Try Mill's
Svrup of Tat and Wild' Cherry.
For sale by the Abbeville Drug
Mr. and Mrs. Harris A. Chauvin I
suffered a sad- misfortune, lastl
week in the death of their infant
daighter, Rena, aged ten months,
after a few days illness with
cholera infantum. 'qte remains '
were taken to Thibodaux for in
terment. Their many friends
sympathize. wilhb the afflicted
parents in their sad bereavement
rae defective eyeds and so trogah
Mf irhout knowing better unless die.
overed by accident. If rya 3
AIRE UNAWARE OF.
Snmh a rmdkita as regards your wn
rea. all and have them esarnned
Sfee chadrge Youe canst estimte
S E REAL ADVANTAGE
Saood, ovD s~r Pe viea. Our meth.
d ass the latst; our mneas o
measarhis.mestrain arethpbest and
o r teachur are the most, learned
Prof. A. M. Smith, who have
been reappoted principal of th
A High chool, io now io
o ttlohtbh =rbv
:ltdy, o as to be even betU
*w h4~ ere
The attendance at the religious /
services now being held at the
Baptist church is very large.
Elie Montagne, of the Sixth
Waid, has the misfortune to lose
one of his twin children last"
Vernon L, Caldwell is back
from Bunkje, where he captured
the contract for the new brick
"Every person complains occas-,
ionally of kidney troubles-Mill's
Kidney and Liver Cure works
wonderful results. Abbeville
Drug Company sells it.
Mayor Leguenec took in the
excursion to New Iberia last
Jos. E. Hilltr, the popular drug
man, waaWin town this week.
Masters F. F. and John D.
Young are back'from St. John's -
July has two new moons this
year, one on the second and one
on the thirtyfirst inst,
, Home grown watermelons-are
now on the market in abundat
quantities and the prices and
and iquality are good.
Figs are ripening, but the wet
weather will soon cause them to
For Sale'-145} acres rice, cot
ton and corn land. Two sets
buildings, and barn, well fenced,
canal and well water. Nine miles
fromn Abbeville, one and one-half -
miles from R. R. Cheap. D. D;
Cline, the real estate min,
The roads in the Fifth 'and
Sixth Wards arein a horrible cqn-'
dition as the result of the late
Dr. J. D. Bloom, a noted sur
geon of New Orleans, Was here
Wednesday to see Hon. Adrien
Nunes in consultation with) Dr.
Robert 3, You.-g.
. Dr. H. B. White of Gueyd* .
was over here last week. -
AJ. Godard made a trip ts.
Guvdar n Sunday.
Mrs, Felix Meaux of Cosslurrdt
is very ill With typhoid fever.
Very heavy rain fell her".,
Thursday morning, flooding the
*For Sale-62 arpeits fine riMs
land House, barn, canal ouaiso:
and wellwater. Six miles froii :..
Abbeville, one mile from R. X.
. .D .Clinethereal estate man.,:I
Fred. J,.Meyers, late asso ate.
editor of the R.epublican Idea,
has returned to his formet home,
Chicago, Illinois. He was a very
clever fellow -and made many
friends during his short stay
Bob Hillebrandt came, in. from
the Cbeniers Saturday and made
a fying trip to Sulphur Station.
He returned the next day and,
left Monday for Oleniee.
According to his report "things
are all moving- on smoothly downt
at the seashore.
Jean Vignard,aged about ,50
years, an old native of e,
died Tuesday night near Perry's -
Bridge: He had been sick a short.
while with typhoid lever. HisB
remains were, taken to New,
Orleans for interment.
Rain interfered greatly with
the Fourth of July festivties at
West Side Park. The dance.~va
transferred to 1rench hall.
Mrs. Cesaire Derouen,eofRrath,
is building a very handsome .
residence on Washington street,
next tDir. C. J. Edwarda'ffOice., .
John Hinekley has the coniract.
Over 500 people left here Sun -
day on the exeursidn to Newr
Iberia. Some say that the £
coaches were so packed that the
excursionists bad -to ltambto top.,, .:
of the cars.
The Foirth of July parade ad
celebration at West Side Park :r
showed up In fine style and wa:
mscreditable, considerftib : ' .'
sor titmethere was for prepsr..
ntion. `illie `R. Bernard, the'
Manager iof the affair deserv*
mueh praise for bits efta ef to
entertain and amuse the ' pdopl
and~waken patriotic sentiment.
Adelph $rasseux, maagm ofa
st l retver pretty cote
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