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VOL 2. - Devoted to the Interests of Abbeville and Surrounding Community. NO. 1.
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Phone 248. Abbeville, Vermilion Parish, La., Saturday, February 28, 1914. $1 a Year.
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Wanted--- ' WANTED V
All kindd of Safety Ra or,
a l, harlºn t C. L. Melebeck & Bro.
Charles Lafleur ,
MIail us your orders for
Office Supplies, Stationery, Typewriters
an(1 Tylpw riter Sullilies
Note the following prices. Postage prepaid.
each 75c:; pr doz,:rn. 17.00
Stwwriter Ribbons. any color. make. . . c.. .acl 7cn: lr bottle. .
"1 ,. w riter miil s pe-cial g .ra ke for t ' ;sw rit 'r- ,,:hl.. . . 1 a n i 2 ,c xr bo th"r
S writer .tlatn, iai, oh felt. ti put under t% pej riter ti dI.aden noise, each k
" ..................t alch.lt'h, i
lighten touch, etc..
"Srwi tlin > i's iter aS taild, to attach to lck. table. eitc, sings out of h
,:1 wheu not in use ...... . ..... ... .i i
Tivlpewritet CaIotili Paper, ain color, per ltI slert ac. ... ....; .r t .n . .
..achOfh .hi'; per .loiln .4k.
ulgnorallrphrs Note Bxooks.. 1S
Righll-in- ii ht L',pv Ilohlerrs. for any mkt! e ui.achine, lIolds books or
copl in front of operator, eacth. ... ... ...S..
Mlelilnks Ct. ips loller', enanieled steel. c ll. ................
Tpwrit lrsrs, circular, . .........r dozen
.. ........ .. ....5.tI
CliIlhss lapes r l:ateni ers. each. ..... . . ..... ...L.5
i". S. Autm.ltic l'tucil Sharpeners, caIi, ... . . ................
If sou don't se- in thi- list what oui waint, write us.
If its used ill an otffice we h:ave it. P
Mail us alur orders. Accounts openedl with reliable business firms. Willr
h e our reprt"sriintti\ c call on You it desiredl .
Riollo)sson Stationery Company
31S Pujo Street. Lake Charles, La.
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Offerings for Next Week:lc * "
Iima Hians. 13 lth., for .......... .................... 00 a
B. F. Peas, 15 lbs. for............... ...................... 1.00 i* )i
W hite Bea s. 17 ls. for....................................... 1.00
Green Sweet Peas. 15 lbs. for .............................. 1.00
Red Kidney Beans. 15 lbs. for ............................. 1.00
2 cansO Oatmeal ......... ......................... 25 .
3 ,acklag s Post Toastics for ............................... .25
2 packages Grape Nuts ......................................... 25 s
i packages Puffed Rice ................ .. ............25 W
p2 ackages Creami of W\heat ...... ..................25 (r
.1 package Puffcd W\ heat .......................... ............ .101)
C. F. Grimmer.
At Public Auction
at 10 o'clook a. m.
See goods which we will sell at this sale displayed in the e
store next door to our present location.
A chance to buy new furniture cheap
Abbeville Furniture Company.
P. U. BOUROUE, Manager.
., on Farms
SOc per Month and Up
If there is no telephone on your
farm write for our free booklet
telling how you may get service at
FARMERS' LiNE DEPARTMENT
ad Telegraph Company
Ir 0 oirrtro rl
We Are Now Ready
To Take Your Measure For
Your Spring and Summer Suit
A heautiful line of W\ olc11s are on display for
you to mtake y\our .selectiol.
Remembelr ~we make all Clothes
Right Here in Abbeville
,Our Cleaning, Pres.sing, l)Dyinug and Repairing departmuent
is the best you have ever had, and we guarantee all work.
Ladies' GCxols a Specialty.
Gay-Bird Tailoring Co.
Phone 125. D. SILVERMAN, Manager.
To Vote on the C
On next Tuesday, March 3,
the election to decide whether .
or not the commission form of lai,
government will be adopted .gr
will be voted upon. From Co
aplearances there is quite a vi:
bit of interest taken in the to
affair and there will no doub th
be quite a large vote p,,led. ,f
It is left tobe seen which side I,
has the strongest vote, and it
seems that there are few who \Ii
will attempt to forecast the wi
As far as we are able to tet
I learn positively, there is no Cc
one who has yet antlounced re:
that they will be a candidate, an
should the comunission form hce
of government be carried, rh
although there are several
names talked of here and dt
Take advantage of our rec
privilege and go to the polls is
and cast your vote.
Gay-Bird Tailoring Co. I
This week the new enterprise, i
the Gay-Bird Tailoring Co., with rtl
Mr. Dave Silverman as manager,
opened its doors for business. This}
enterprise is located in the new
building just south of the old0
Beauxis building at the corner of, 01
State and Concord streets. They .L
have announced the arrival of the 14
new spring line of samples, and ai
will make a specialty of ,team b
cleaning and dying of men's and
Sladies' clothes. Suits to your orderi:
will be make by this firm right e
here in Abbeville. I
To Form Drainage District. d
Farmers and others interested in
the drainage of the coulee known
as the "Crooked Styx" met last
Saturday and again Thursday to
plan way and means of organizing
a new drainage district. It is stated I:
that the assessment will be in the c
form of an acreage tax.
lndiias Will Get Bounty. r
Washington, Feb. 21.---The de-t
cendants of two old tribes of
Choctaws, some of them congress
men, held an exciting session here
Saturday, which resulted in victory
for the Mississippi tribe and defeat:1
for Oklahoma. With this victory
each Oklahoma Choctaw will have
his autusl receipt ont of the Indian
appropriation cut $100. and the1
Mississippi Choctaws, who have
previously been denied privilege
of being enrolled on the tribal
records, will come in for this and
a share in the appropriation.
The Mississippians were led to
victory by ~ars men Harrison.
Sisson and tman.
Col. Joel Moody fat
Passes Away clI
Col.Joel Moody died at his home til
in Topeka, Kas. \Vednesday even
ing, Feb. 18. The remains were s;1l
laid to rest in the family burying w'i
grounds at Mound City, Linn of
County. Kansas. so
Mr. Moody was born in the pro
vi:ace of New Brunswick, reared at
to . otng m:a:ihood in Illinois on
the Fox river, was of Scotch and; in
English parentage, though bereft ge
of both parents when a lad of 13. a
lie continued his school education to
in Oberlin (Ohio) college, andt111
compiletcJd it in the University of
Michigan, where he graduated P
with honors in 1853. 111
lce enlisted in 1 862, first as a 04
priva:c, but soon was first licu- di
tenant, and afterward captain of d(
) Company Ii. second I:dian,
In 1866 he left 'oodxlson county .
and settld at Mound City, where at
he bought and edited for two years. ka
the Border Sentinel. lie then 01
resumed the practice of law. ct
a1 fter twenty-five years' resi-of
I deuce in Mound City, Mr. Moody }
lived in Lawrence in 1892, but be
came interested in Louisiana and
r removed to Al)beville in M.:arch, 01
s 1893. For seven years, with the f
help of his wife, Mrs. E. C. Moody tl
who was formerly Mrs. Porter, of a
I Fort Scott, Kas., he owned and
published the Republican Idea.
In 1909 Mr. and Mrs. Moody tl
ih returned to Topeka. Kas., where ft
they have since made their home. sc
Vivian Stansbury Dead.
Vivian F. Stansbury, eldest son d
of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Stansbury, b
of this place, died at his home in
Y Lafayette last Friday morning at
ie 10:15 a. tm., at the age of 32 years
d and 5 months. The remains were
in brought here for interment,and was' I'
accompanied by members of the
Elk's lodge of Lafayette. I
er Mr. Stansbury had been in the
ht employ of the Cumberland Tele
phone and Telegraph Co. The t
deceased leaves a widow, who is at
daughter of Mr. A. J. Alleman, of I
Lafayette, besides his family and I
relatives in this parish. Il
st Sleet and Sow Here. 1
to Beginning with Monday evening
i a stiff north wind began to blow,
ed lasting over into Tuesday, getting
he colder aud colder until it began to
sleet. There was a slow sleet and
snow off and on until Wednesday
, morning, putting between two and
three inches on the ground. Wed
Snesday morning it turned a little
of warmer and the sun came out.
is- thawing the ice.
e This is the first sleet or snow
ry that Abbeville has had to amount
eat to any thing for many years.
rYj It was much enjoyed here in the
ei wa of frolicing, bathing fellow
ian men, and tossing the snow white
ge ASmtion U. C. V.
bat VermSlion Camp is called to meet at
Lnd the coart house saturday, March 7, at
2p. s., for the purpose of electing1
delegates to the reunion at Jacksonville.
to PFla., and other business of importance
n, that ill come before the camp.
W. D.GOOCH, Com.
Sonme Southwest- M4
ern Reflections Ha
Among the people the sweet tiri
lxtato sentiment is growing. ,,,,
It fits in so nicely after early ,
Irish potatoes or oats have So
been harvested, and leaves
time after the sweet pota:to "
has been gathered to get a __.
fairly goodxl crop of pea vines,
to be turned under or mr nake E'
It brings yon goxl moniey
in August, and enables you to
pave the way for getti-ng ;'an
ulnder the tyranny of tW: ;.,,-- re.
It makes it almost necessary
for you to have a few pigs to_.
fatten on the culls, which are
not large enough to be mer
It keeps your land in go xd
tilth and fits neatly into a
sane system of crop rotation
which combines the principles :
of profitable production and
Every\ farmer should plant
at least one acre for the early +.
market this year. You won't .
t get rich from the proceeds of
a single acre, but von can't
Sloose much under the most
possible; and vou will have
made a start away from the
, onie-crop curse and in the
direction of agricultural in
dependeence and real farming.
t ''"But why plant potatoes?"
vou ask. Because the others
. are going to do it and a mar
ket will be created. If every
11 one should plant a different
crop there would'nt be enough
of one product to justify
' buyers in coming after it.
i Therefore, lets get together
Oil sweet potatoes---orgalize
ie for "Potato Day," plant about
yI the same time, cultivate well
I and harvest them early enough i
to get the fancy prices that
the gourment is glad to pay
e for the first products of the
season. It's his money we're i
Bed your potatoes now, :i n
n don't forget that nothing g,,' K
v. but Genuine Pumpkin Yams.
,t For Better Drainages.
re The following letter is self-ex
he Washington, Feb. 10, 1914.
Hon. Robert F. Broussard,
e U. S. House of Representatives.
le- Sir: Referring to office letter of
he the 25th ultimiate,relative to lock in
a the dam in Schooner Hayou, La.,
of I have the honor to advise you that i
d report has been received from the
local Engineer office that detailed,
plans for the lock are now being:
preipred, and will be submitted
for approval very shortly. Pre
.piarations will then be commenced
'' for undertaking ivorkL. If' is be
if lieved, therefore. that there will be
tono further delay in this matter.
d The letter of your correspondent.
Iay Mr. GuCrdan, and accompanying
papers. are returned htrewith as
Srequested by you.
t V'ery respectfully,
ut WM. BROWN,
Colonel, Corps of Engineers,
S Acting Chief of Engineers.
i William Bhmbergt,
.h the Noted Optician
ite Will be in Abbeville next Tues
day, WVednmesday and Thursday,
March 3, 4 and 5. All those who
are in need of proper spectacles
at will do well to call on him to have
Sat their eyes scientifically tested, adv.
ne. Ladies' fine Silk Dresses Steam
Cleaned at Gay-Bird Tailors.
a. Phone 125.
llauling diver.ifi-, pr,,luct . -ro, : on
gover enllllllt drain.lillid is, eti g., i
roa Is to local c.ah In.irket- wherr
thrifty home tlabor in our factire. ina,.
collnvert the ra into fini-hed b'ehluct,.
and, with aelt.qate 1tr. li.portation I
facilities, siupplving profitalyv tlhe
world imarket. I. the o jet ,f tlhe
I )evelopement Bureau
"lrt'i I et 'To'ehr " T'rhe .\ble-\ill
P'rogr,.- i. . m?-lmbhr. Join With I".
F. J. HOLLIIE I
Harness Maker 'i
Has moves his shop to his
residence, on Jefferson street,
just beyond the railroad.
See Jim Summers for a
Get His Price r
A. O. LANDRY
Abstracter of Titles and
All work promptly, neatly and
Office in Police Jury Room.
Our line of
Jewelry, Cut Glass,
Clocks, Stationery and
is very complete and our prices are right.
Vermilion Jewelry Company
J. Agenor LeBlanc, Manager.
Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado atnd Intermnediate Points
STICKETS ON SALE
- March 15th to April 15th, 1914
30 Oil Burning Loconotivtes. Electric Bhock Signals.
oTwo Through Trains Daily
Liberal Stopovers. Dining Car Service Best in the World.
. For Itlustrated Ltterature and Full P'articular. ask any Southern
lPacific Agent or nrite
W. II. STAKELLt'3. J. II. R. PARSO'*.
D iv. I'as. Agent, Gen. l'ass. Agent,
s. Lake Chatrles, La. New Orleans, La
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Get Them From
\'hy" 'cd axlv4 i f(,r your
1l.isic, WhIell yOu Call get
McKinley Edition of 10c
music ill yoHI"r Own towll.
The music dealer.
Sp'ucial pricc-. 1to
\I ur.ic "'1c:tc1et-r.