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Cy J. N. PH!LLIPS.
"V,'( nt you tlln P. sa ir.r'e yarn?"
;k'd the, niw ,boardlcr of tho be ;'n.
Theo be' n took a big drink (.f v.ater
Ad beuan: ''"Wh n I wna a pi.ri -----"
"A pirate!" g'twa,'d thn new beard
"Ye. I uo'.d to b' a pitrt. It Isn't
ýn:rall, 'nown, iut I \r.s. I rznited
to Sur-+ me n; pirut."
"I!,"w did ,ou come to give It up?"
"That's furt w'it I wa-i gettiag
-ady to hilt! ynu- itow I cine to ºl[
p Itruftin'. \'o b:o tirn th ln ' h:h
,r s~.v,-n month`. on th t cdl "'h'."h
*e'd tnl:en out omf a cih:rch at .Iran-
ntan when vwe sar'rod !'r town thorn.
Ve hadn't dont. rny pirutin' nor
ghtin' for en long *hf't we wan get
In' pretty rusty. Fn-eP of i5 hail
rrgott"n ho" to Iltrut in the Frien
Ifle way. Wo wns good Individual
truts, but we didn't have good team
"I set the boys on e4 by givfring
hem a good rensttn'. You s-,. I was
he head plrut. I told them they
rere a hunch of tiddlewinkers and
ennli pnayern. I got them to excit
4 that they were greedy to tackle a
leet of worships if necesrary. Just to
how me they were gmne. I figured
out that they would ncuttlo the next
chip in good shape.
"We didn't have long to wait for a
!hip to scuttle. It was a dark, fog
1y night The boys were asleep down
)clew. I was able to lash our ship
alongside the other craft that we
were to scuttle without anybody else
knowing anything about it.
"When I got the ships laIhed to
nether good and tight I went below
and roused the boys. We climbed
aboard our prise and opened the door
that led down into the cabin of the
'I had no more"n opened the door
than the deggondest noise I ever
heard came out of these! The boys
turned pale and shivered. I tried to
shut the door till their wits came
back. but wasn't quick enough. Every
one of the boys made a break for
our own ship and when they saw
that we were lashed tight to that dia,
bolical craft so we couldn't get
away, they ra and jumped into the
UIt was a terrible sound that had
frightened them. I was something of
a society man and I had heard the
came noise before, and wasn't as
frightened as the others. Still, It
made my blood run cold, all right.
Pat there wan nothing to do. All my
men had drowned themselves, and if
I had had any sense I would have
done the sanme. They found rest hin
tbhe bosom of the peaceful ocean,
"But what was that noise?" saked
the new boarder.
"Lady." said the bos'n, "It was a
woman'a club going on. It was a
woman's meeting under full sail!
There was a million dlferent sounds
i-tnad ap In It! Mry. It was awful!"
"A woman'a dclub meeting out
"It was a woman's ship. I was the
only man on It How I ever lived
througlh it is more than I know! One
of the women married me. and all the
set were jealous and there was a lot
of trouble I offered to walk tbo
plank and I tried to Jumrr.p overboard,
but all the women started to cry ev.
aryw time I mentioned such a thing.
"They made me let my hair grow
lorL, and ourled It and tied pink rib
bal In It. I had to walk polite and
tdalk polite. I can't tell you how I
TIm glad there's something yaou
-a't tell," msaid the new boarder.
U h-I envy Mias Playne. She plays
o well that one forgets how she looks.
Ie-But you look so well that one
orgeta how you play.
"Ime4 there's a burgser down.
stars. I'm goig for help." "Walt a
los. Iii go with yeu."-Harlper's
h l Dirctair ot Opera (io
asrus)--What's the matter with yo
peoplet There aia't moise emonsrah
r.I slb'. Any.e wold thinsk you
stansd w, Iwever
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tihe ' ' t'. at a carl p.arty gIVn y MiSS
Matti.' 1t:hbit, of that phtlcc. "141"\" r
,rt h. aving 1 s !, hala n.,st 'nj)aWhae
Mrs. Amlila Smith a:ul Mrs.
Allb ott of Al,;iers, l.a.. htt Thur.
Mray mornion F or thir reotrnes.
frohile in our city th er s e thet
guest of Mrs,. Paul Bourque.
hers. Cdau lwer, ick, rs. ont . omy .
Edward, ril children. heft Thurs
day mnoning for a tri toan, Chicao.
sits. W. H. White left Tuesday
for a visit to New Orleans.
J. 20. Clark, of orga l it,a suar
inbou Abeille this weethat cod bk.
deiss Dai toy Steen al ewspapers. All wL.
Eldredge left ficieonda for Alexan
dria, where they went to attend
the brta. te Sunday hool conven
J. E. Nettles and W. B. Wbito
returned Thursday from a business ,
trip to Vhis nto n.
Mr. and Mrs. E. s. Wilson, of
Gueydan, were visitors here Sun
wars. . J. Griffin returned last
week from a visit to amrs. F. A.
Godchaux, in New Orleans.
Mrs. Leon Feray has returned
for you're not in it." te where wrotshe visitedo
muLt be busyonin, of you eydant to wasin out.
isitor to Abbeville so atuch what you
for $1 at but you must workk's.
desed to mak a newspaper. All we
plobbyes weyou think we have a prettyh of
good stock atill be a ls to that Excuse s for
nthe brag. We won't do it aan soonder.
stan-Gridley (Cal.) Her all d.ered b i
Wor or You're Nobody.
Mthis country to enter business wrote
to his father that he was making
ood in his work and that America
rssive place I. b"You simply must whiork
or you're not in t," he wrote. "Youthan
mut be busy, itf you wadant to win out.
McCIt doesn't matter inso much Iswhat you
work at, but you must worl " a
ostand the lo is ally covered by
McCAlLs MagAzin e
McCALL'S i - ly wort,SiN,
to the aW 4 eMelesk y~ a
and co o aborviad money
McCALL PATTERNS ar fe
Sk-- a er oi uywrth $1.00.
DRESS UP YOUR FEET
E'ther with a pair of Edwin Clapp Shoes at $6
to $7; Walk-Over, $3.50 to $5, or Beacon $3 to $4
"T'110 st. L', for: Sprin 11 :ire iu! .-u1su llyv ;,ttractiVC.
\'htttcver \-ou sclhCt Vv1'. lkle: s;ttiS;f:ct(,rv service.
Pihone 151. D. SILVERMAN.
1 )n1 rittcr t.) nu n'T md1, 'tl ! n' llnl
OF () ( )C.\ I, I NT'IERS lsi'
1t, .r ,t, ral dl:n .t h1:rd ,,'ind'
"itd,| (jci-.t ; -tliht .hwci;r r.l fie
t e l, e<- l' t reai t ver , f.
T]:ht 1. 1o y ;-! f (,or 1v ' (;ord(l
!a1,s hlci i 1i...l'., . i'n, -T . (.,rl
l i hil frier.i 6 o c te rl l':t'ik of
.\i.lt.xilh .. wvhih. \\,tltai lt. ( 0:rl v
rn itaitn inl til" fort' ()lo e't.
Lt , t .dit r at ltr , Jim Sitmmn,.r, the
)h:lI t'air. c ,t , V iwas ci . )I n trV tin;,
). a it :" il' .inR ll tie o t o? ttl,£it' 4 1
of of his , tO 'hI.achinv, hl w
tort) mill. le e ats th t h iit i , t e )oin,
to l o that cv r" ý,, tulrda.
T'h'c). ILaprte :anln famniilv have
inl.trl t , t hiit , : w: florttit t Vi
o carlpled 1,%- 1. \\'. ( n N"i: . Ot
latter mI ,i inLtu ti.O o' e l of J.
C. ShTl,l , in the. :ot tia e t ,ti
In alanthr col thltmn g(if thi., I.e'e,
will be fouial the mtinutttte, of a
l'ecial n o.t'tint' of ithe ci'. cotu il.
which e ct in .~e(cial se.rion Mtlr
d ela tv ith;, :Mlo rill b floutltd a
repiort of the alllallller of th; wvter
and light l ,,nt, l nhich was react
bfore the council in, open ses.ion.
Mar. ay:l. Mrs. Paul BNour, lue
enttertained it dinner \\-etceclsda\
in honor of their guests. T l.t.os
Swain and T. (. GCuilheau.
Philip Nugier. the rice farmer
who is living just below Perry,
has been doing sonic fine work
with the different machinry that
he has. IHe is discin:, harrowing,
and drilling all in one operation,
at the rate of thirty acres a day,
using a traction engine for the
It is very prob)able that after
some school child, or as it can be,
any person,is knocked in the head,
or otherwise injured, and maybe
for the rest of their lives be a crip
pie, will bring to view very plain
the reason why the "stun (sign )
curtains" should not be allowed
to swing back and forth over the
sidewalks. Why not have the
merchants tie them fast and prevent
For good summer feed for your
stock buy our U. S. Stock feed.
For more milk buy our U. S.
Dairy Feed. For more eggs buy
our U. S. Hen Feed. At Immner
All the people to know that the
Abbeville Progress, the new and wide
awake newspaper, is the coming paper
of Vermilion Parish.
We will take corn, chickens, and
eggs in payment for subscription.
$1 a Year. Sample on Request.
Call and see us, we are located just
north of the Veranda Hotel. Look for
the red sign:
Pripter. J. W. O'BRYAN Publisher.
:lftcitnotn at 3:3'' ha:trp. The hat
Ih" will he Ibct\wccii the A\ld,': ilie
ul,-a 1!d t '. 1I h .c-h,,,ol 1"rt -hit
;iaTn a m: 1"t 11th'! 'mto 21;" til: i
prn,,m(d ftr all tht)"-e \1.Ho :itte I.
The mdItli,,i,,n i. ItI anti 15c. while
thl-,t. of the faire; sex will he :1d
t;iittecd ft cc.
Ilri rCl.tl: Ol l ocar hsound olw
p'-., satrai th t :t\ .tu 1 h uh .;rul_
:i' .d , :t pri](e , t ) :l:it :"21\ l,,,,l ,
at l i r. .j lut k -.
Woman's Club Meeting.
l)De ,ipitt tht threatetiin., \ .thtr
't, I i' r i ant iL rn ',..1lie \\'Vo n:li -
tl i t hld it r, :t.iar uttc'tin .w itit
T'he f, l1,,\ in` pros r:own ('1 'j JuliU,
II1."i; s:tt 1at Il .r . 'T .( 1,o ld .
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r...........r. L. J. lIBrnc - ar1.
il:.tot ic.l -t tting tf the lhi ls ::i
genieraI ,."e.crilti..,l. .........
..................:i,.s !,i;'/it Ncttle .
The , meetilng then ituljou:rntd and
he t n lhc'rt i r.- then ijvitdI
into the cdiin.li r10,0i. where delic
iolls reftre'nentt- were s(rve'(, Iall
having sitent a .t Inot pleaLant after
There will hle a convention hlch
in Ml:tnroe on Tue':da: of inext
week, at which sotne of the m:ost
prominen:lt micn of the state will he
Irtsecnt. at Vhich it is hoped to
Irintg about a better system of
farting; and stock raising.
There is n (loubllt but what this
cotnvention will be of the greatest
benefit to the people of this state
as a whole, and it will undoubtedly
be the source of a more diversified
fartmnilng thazn has evtr been known
of before in this state, and sitch a
cihutge will he the real making of
The convention is under the
auspices of the Monroe Chamber
of Commerce, and they are going
to organize a state wide association
to give plrop)r advertising and
encouragement to this great agri
cultural uplift mtovement, which
means so much to the future in
dustrial and commercial growth of
our state as a whole.
Too Much Realism.
Paterfamilias writes to complain of
"the amount of realism" that is nowa
days imparted into mechanical toys.
"The other evening." he says. "John
ny's automobile ran down the cat and
knocked the sawdust out of two dolls."
-Evening Standard and St. James
Australians and New Zealanders are
the greatest meat eaters In the world.
The former eat 242 pounds of meat a
year each and the latter 212 pounds.
Americans eat 185 pounds and the
British only 130 pounds.
11~ ~\411 c~:~l. 1 . iit ·it Ilt'l 1·~.1 1
III. I It. l~ili iillt
Stcrj' ~·. isa l
rfot pZZ fl ?'ii I.*'i1 ' I
IIfiiitd11 itl e(.rtjl(t I1 IrE' 1'"?
Sir * *VIl Wh .tt·n'4,n. it. I
;~retra1y o j'I" ii. Ti.. Mtcr
Dtr~ Is turbcri. e
tilin (If:~ II Iii:i'e.'r
Ilit!II' 'tint uc . t iii Iit. tr if xi:..:
itd II:Iz .n II I'.eglm -. ' .'igi itt·~* Henr ltnt
'riie'i. I 'net i't..i l , i'\ItiiR hue ittia t iii :a
wifeo iii c' IntrkT tit' ie,I,I; oli ' In los'. 'is':
tiitort. iHul'. lt wcn t vow.r~ two~u stntt.. cow'
SRIIet'jI~i. .,iie Atlevil lie..C ~thO~ 19th Cy
n! i'n'tt:et ShnrtI Vlinlic l',.arsh
Vl·i. l t r .1 Sim.ie Iei~te~i'ne''. foe t Iueieetjll. 9·i! ili
its way by service
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New Oreae: Zn
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: ream freezers
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Office in Moody Building.
Tm ',. t after the i.re!
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For further infi-rm ,n .
J. T. Brooks, 1!Mainma:r.
Bons lic'l I'"-stlat
In fuiir years the
Handled 157,00(),00()0 ipassengers, and ,ot a single
Ipsscnfcr lost his life through a coll;sio; n or
dcrailnieni: of its trains.
The ,;.cret is
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