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new iberia
E nterprise.
J- II. LAWTON, Editor and Proprietor.
DEVOTED TO THE ADVANCEMENT OF HOME INTERESTS.
VOLUME XVI.
Subscription, Sgl. 50 per Annum.
NEW IBERIA, LA., SATTTRDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1901.
KT7MBER 50
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ALFRED RENOUDET
NOTARY PUBLIC;
REAL ESTATE I LIFE INSURANCE
NEW IBERIA, LA.
I am now offering for s;ile over 200 town
lots, all belonging to Mrs. Lourd, some
of them located on upper Main and Ful
ton streets, and others in the neighbor
hood of the Southern Pacific Dejiot. 1
am at liberty to sell these at moderate
prices, ranging from $100 to $200 a lot,
payable in small monthly payments of
$4 to $5 each.
Besides these I also offer for sale the fol
lowing properties :
No. 1. 60 arpents, one half mile from Mor
bihan Refinery, about two-thirds cleared
and the balance woodland. All of the
wood can be readily sold. Price on ap
plication.
No. 2. 50 arpents of rich cane land with all
improvements, residence, barn, etc. A
large sugarrefineiv railroad runs through
the property, enabling farmer to easily
dispose of his cane. Price on application.
No. 4. Store building and lunch shop, sit
uated in a good business locality of the
town of New Iberia, La. Price $2,500.
$500 cash ; balance in $500 notes payable
annually with regular rate of interest.
No. 5. Dwelling house adjoining above
building, situated on Washington street,
between Southern Pacific Railroad Depot
and Hopkins street. Price $700, $150
cash and balance in equal payments of
, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 0 years with usual rate
interest.
Hoi® - I* we "' n 8 house on North side of
f n'Pkins street on lot measuring 100 feet
, .'ont by 50 deep. Piiee$600, $125 cash ;
balance in four equal payments of 1, 2,
3 and 4 years, with usual rate of interest.
No. 7. Corner store situated in a good
business locality, on lot measuring about
100 feet front by 50 feet deep. Price
$1000 ; balance in four notes payable in
1. 2, 3 and 4 veais from date, with usual
rate of interesti
No. 8. Lot on Julia street, measuring 107
feet front by 200 feet in depth. Splendid
lot for residence purposes. Price on ap
plication.
No. 9. 145 arpents of rich cane land, all
enclosed, now used for pasturage, but
can be easily adapted to the cultivation
of sugar cane, 15 to 18 aprents of it
woodland, consisting chiefly of gum and
oak. This laud is situated at Petite
Anse, about six or seven miles from the
town of New Iberia. Price $25 an arpent.
No. 10. 40 arpents woodland on Bayou Petit
Anse, about ten miles from New Iberia.
Over 1000 cords of good wood can be cut
off this land, every bit of which can
readily be disposed of. When once
cleared this land will make excellent
eaftf land. It is only of a mile from
railroad switch and derrick to dispose of
cane. Price $22.50 an arpent.
No. 13. 39C arpents of the richest cane
land in the parish of Iberia. All im
provements go in with the place, con
sisting of plows, implements, carts, 5
American mules, 5 Creole mules, 3 or 4
good horses, all corn and feed on hand
for animals. Located but 1|£ of a mile
from a large sugar refinery, the owners
of which are noted for their fair treat
ment of the snutll sugar cane growers.
Price on application.
15. 340 arpents of rich eane land with
all improvements. High rolling land,
near Cade Station, crossed by branch of
Southern Pacific Railroad. This is one of
the best and cheapest properties I have
listed. Price $20 an arpent.
No. 16. 27 arpents of land, adapted to the
cultivation of cane, cotton and corn,
situated in Petite Anse, about six miles
from New Iberia. Price $22 an arpent.
No. 27. Splendid 5-ioom residence on Cen
ter street in New Iberia, located on lot
measuring 80 feet front by 180 feet deep
Cement walk loading from front gate to
house and gravel walks in flower garden.
Lot is raised 6 inches above neighboring
ones. There are two cribs each 8x10 ;
horse stall 7x10 ; and buggy shed 10x20 ;
3 chicken houses, 12x12, 8x8 and 8x12,
wash-shefl 12x15 and bath room 8x9.
Price $12S0.
No. 28. 35 arpents of good Jand with im
Srovementa, situated about 4 miles from
few Iberia, only & of a mile from Mor
bihan Refinery. Price $35 an arpent.
No. 29. Two large two-story buildings
situated on the west side of Main street
of New Iberia, La. Located on large
lots, meaauring together 60 feet front by
130 in depth. This is beyond doubt, for
inveatora, the beat property on the mar
ket, and ia not likely to remain on the
market very long. Price on application
No. 30. Splendid corner residence on upper
Main atreet, in New Iberia. Price $1600.
No. 32. Large two-atory dwelling, situated
on lot measuring 111 feet front by 174
deep, about three blocks from the New
Iberia National Bank. Price on ap
S cation. mÈÉ
. Forty acres of land, with all im
provements, consisting of residence, corn
crib, stable, etc., situated 3 miles from
New Iberia.
34. Seventy arpenta more or less, with
1 buildinga and improvementa, aituated
1 Olivier, in elose proximity to a sugar
« and but one-half mile from derrick.
Can be bought on very easy terms. Price
on Application.
No. 35. SSI arpenta of rich, cane land, with
very easy
on Application.
No. 35. SSI arpenta of rich, cane land, with
good residence, outhouses, barn, stable,
etc., situated near Brath, about 10 ar
penta from Iberia A Vermilion B. B. and
same distance from two derricks. Price
$25 an arpent on easy terms.
No. 36. Large store and dwelling, aituated
on an immense lot, with a depth dear to
Uie. Bayou Teche, at Loreauville, La.
residence itself is worth the money
The
aski
$2250 eaih, or.
asked for the wtoto^progerty,
balance in two and three years.
No. 37.1070 arpenta of woodland, consisting
chiefly of red and white oak, and aaa
and gum. The wood on the place
Price
cash and
will
»at
im
I than pay for it. Price $3 an
No. 38. Small tract of land, with
provementa, aituated partly in and
partly oat of the corporation of the town
of New Iberia, La., sidewalk leads from
I to place. Price on application.
No. 39. Magnificent plantation on Bayou
Teche, 6 milea from Now Iberia, eon
taining SOS arpenta. Less than W of a
mile from two derricks. New residence,
in front of which is a beautiful grove of
live oaks. Ia roar of residence 100 bear
ing pear trees and many other finit trees.
With aale of plaee irill be included 10
Ame ri can mules, all plows and imple
ments, etc., all hay aaa corn in barn, M
acres seed and 65 acres of stubble eane.
Price 116.600.
. 40. Now modern cottage fronting on
New la
Lot .rwm
tour in depth clear to
> Teche. Priee $1600, oa easy
and aabnUntial
a aalt
J.
«HM of wktah la m»
ImAHé piriof! lid
HHteiff. Me* O* M
90 arpenta of food land, with new
TL is
iwiMtaffiNü
tteinfroat. Will
s with the
Iberia toJ
»
«QMtttlt,
Resilience costing $8000. on it, 8 double
cabins, two one-room cabins, 2 large
corn cribs, large stables for mules, black
smith shop and many outhouses in yard,
10 American mules, 3 large and" one
small carts, plows and all tools, seed
cane, corn and hay, peavine. railroad
switch belonging to place. Price $14,000,
$4000 cash, balance in one, two, three
and four years, with 6% interest.
No. 46. Magnificent plantation on Bayou
Teche only 5 miles from New Iberia, La.
containing 225 arpents, 125 of which is
ready for cultivation in cane. The
balance 100 arpents is about one-half
mile from the 125 arpent tract, and is
good woodland. This wood sells at $2 a
cord on the Bayou Banks. Beautiful
modern cottage, with hall, 3 large sleep
ing rooms, dining room, kitchen, pantry
and bath room. Built 3 years ago. Many
other improvements on the place. Only
l)i mile from sugar refinery. Price
$5500, on easy terms.
No. 47. 27 acres of woodland, about 15
of which is cleared and ready for culti
vation, situated 8 miles from New Iberia,
in Petite Anse, on a coulee with fine
fish the year round. Price $1250 an
arpent.
The Light of the World
or
Our Saviour in Art.
Cost nearly $100,000 to produce. Con
tains nearly 100 full-page engravings of
our Saviour and his mother by the world's
greatest painters. True copies of the
greatest Masterpieces in the art galleries
of Kurope. Every picture is as beautiful
as a sunrise over the hilltops. Contains
description of the paintings, biography of
the painters, the names and location of
the galleries in Europe where the originals
may be seen. Also contains a Child's
Department, including a Child's Story of
the Christ and His Mother, beautifully
written, to fit each picture. This wonder
ful book, matchless in its purity and
beauty, appeals to every mother's heart,
and in every Christian home where there
are children the book sells itself. Chris
tian men and women are making money
rapidly taking orders. A Christian man
or woman can in this communinty soon
make $1,000 taking orders for Christmas
presents. Mrs. Waite, our agent in Massa
chusetts, has sold over $3,000 worth of the
books in a very short time. Mrs. Sackett,
our agent in New York, has sold over
$1,500 worth of the books in a very short
time. The book is printed ou velvet
finished paper, beautifully bound in Car
dinal Red and gold, adorned with Golden
Roses and Lilies. It is, without doubt,
the most beautiful book of this century.
Write for terms quckly and get the manage
ment of that territory. You can work on
salary or commission, and when you prove
your success we will promote you to the posi
tion of Manager and Correspondent, at
a permanent salary, to devote your time
to attending to agents and the correspond
eue». Wanted also a State Manager to
have charge of oftlce in Leading City of
the State. Send for terms. Address—
THE BRITISH-AMERICAN CO.
Corcoran Building, Opposite
U. S. Treasury, Washington, D. C.
HblX voorh1e8.
DAN W. VOOKHIKS
V00RHIES & V00RHIES,
LAW ft NOTARIAL OFFICES,
Segura Building, up-stairs.
The
ENTERPRISE
..BOX FILE..
Best and
Cheagast
onthefllarlcot
AT RETAIL OB IN JOB liOTS AT
Lawton's News Stand.
THE
Telephone Co.
H'iU put a TELEPHONE
in your place of
bwtineM for
$1150 l*r Moult
In pour
residence for
$1 ,00 ptr north
R. F. HOG-SETT, Mgr.
S. A. B ENTHALT.
OHAS. HOBNKK
Benttiall & Horner,
HORSESHOEBS,
Weeks St., near lfnin.
Construction of Wagon« and
Carts—General Repairing.
Second Hand Vehicles Bought and Sold.
PIPE FITTING
Done under Full Guarantee.
F. N. Mestayer,
PUBLIC AUCTIONEER.
Olsn
services and
in that
YEARLY
Christian
look
after
growing
joining
bann
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and
Parishes
Correapondent
Enclose
yonr home
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Manager
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The Enterprise
OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF IBERIA PARISH
AND TOWN OF NEW IBERIA.
of
The Southwestern Louisiana Institute
Building.
Contractor A. E. Mouton is uu
usually happy these days. After
many months of constant work he
is on the eve of seeing the eomple
tion of the main building of the In
dustrial Institute. A few more days
and the elegant aud spacious struc
ture will be finished. Aside from
its great architectural beauty, this
building has many exceptional ad
vantages possessed by few others in
the country. It is thoroughly mod
ern in every respect, and now that it
is about completed, one may have
au idea of how well it was planned.
That the plan was conscientiously
executed there seems to be 110 doubt.
All, the president, building commit
tee, architect, contractor and every
body else connected with it, tried to
give the State a good job, and the
building itself is the best evidence of
the success of their efforts. It is a
grand structure which will stand for
ages as an eloquent monument to the
intelligence and skill of the builders
and to that enlighteued spirit of
progress which the people of Lafa
yette displayed in their efforts to
have the institution located here.
The cost of the buildiug is about
$41,000. In this are included a few
extra improvements not stipulated
in the original contract, amounting
to a little over $2000.
As soon as practicable the dormi
tory and other buildings will be
erected, preparatory to the opening
of the first term next September.
An engraver is working on the
corner-stone. The lettering origin
ally made 011 the stone was not sat
isfactory.
The residence of Mr. J. A. Roy
near the institute is a very hand
some and commodious structure,
and adds greatly to the appearance
of the surroundings. The building
is the work of Contractor Ross.
We are informed that Dr. Moss
and other citizens of the town in
tend to bnild fine homes in the
neghborhood.
Mr. Geo. K. Bradford, of Ravne,
was at work during the week survey
ing Mr. Girard's land, with a view
of laying it out in lots. We under
stand that it is Mr. Girard's inten
tion to sell these lots.
Surveyor Charles S. Babin has
marked out the lines for the open
ing of Johnston street.
If the land-owners will exert
Job Printing
Did You Say?
Well, we should rather
think we ARE prepared
to turn it out. If you are
an 'unbeliever' one trial
order will suffice for your
conversion.
New Presses.
New Type.
Neat Execution.
Thats Our Drawing Card
And we never fail to 'ketch on'
to your second order.
Prices ?
Now friend, really, that's the most
insignificant part of our business.
We don't want the earth and we
despise wrangling. You'll find
us keeping right up with the proces
sion when it comes to PUCES,
N. B.~Look for us in the first set of
fours just behind the band wagon.
DROP IN AND SEE US.
ciizcumoc
civ I cnrniwLi
themselves just a little bit that
locality can be made very beautiful.
The employment of some taste and
a little cash will make the land
adjacent to the college grounds ex
ceedingly desirable for the building
of residences.— Lafayette Gazette.
$100 Reward $100.
The readers of this paper will be pleas
ed to learn that there is at least one dread
ed disease that science has been able to
cure in all its stages, and that is Catarrh.
HalKs Catarrh Cuve is the only positiv
cure known to the medical fraternity, ('a
tarrh being a constitutional disease,
quires a constitutional treatment. Hall's
Catarrh Cure is taken internally, acting
directly upon the blood and mucous sur
faces of the system, thereby destroying
the foundation of the disease, and giving
the patient strength by building up the
constitution and assisting nature in doing
its work. The proprietors have so much
faith in its curative powers, that they
offer One Hundred Dollars for any case
that it fails to cure. Send for list of tes
timonials. Address,
P. J. C heney & Co., Toledo, O.
Sold by Druggists, 75c.
Hall's Family Pills are the best.
Qreat Britain's Unique Colony.
In some respects New Zealand is
the most advanced of any British
colony. Its climate is absolutely
perfect, its population hardy and
devoted to the land of their adop
tion, and its resources are most
fruitful and already highly deve
loped. The workingman is supreme
there and it is the boast of the
islands, they do not contain a mil
lionaire. To New Zealand belongs
the credit of having established
franchise for its women and pen
sions for its old people aud it has
shown a general capacity for man
aging its own affairs far in advauce
of any community of its age. The
Maoris are decreasing in numbers
and, although they have made an
effort to adopt civilization, it is not
suited to their temperament.— Nete
castle (EnglandJ Chronicle.
COLLIN'S AGUE CURE is without
doubt the finest medicine it has ever been
our lot to come in contact with. In addi
tion to its chill qualities it is the finest
liyer medicine we have ever taken. We
luiow whereof we speak. This medicine
is on sale at Koch's Drug Store.
The New Orleans, Houma and
Northwestern Railroad Company
has just been incorporated in this
State, with $2,500,000 capital stock.
The company will bnild and operate
a railway from Morgan City through
Gibson, Houma and Lockport. At
this latter point a connection will
be made with the Texas and Pacific
railroad.— Times-Democrat.
A powerful engine cannot be run with a
weak boiler, and we can't keep up the
strain of an active life with a weak
stomach ; neither can we stop the human
machine to make repairs. If the stomach
cannot digest enough food to keep the
body strong, such a preparation as Kodol
Dyspepsia Cure should be used. It digests
what you eat and it simply can't help but
do yon good.
that
and
land
ex
to
('a
sur
the
they
case
tes
is
Pity
and
Beauty
The most beautiful thing in
the world is the baby, all
dimples and joy. The most
pitiful thing is that same baby,
thin and in pain. And the
mother does not know that a
little fat makes all the differ
ence.
Dimples and joy have gone,
and left hollows and fear; the
fat, that was comfort and
color and curve-all but pity
and love-is gone.
The little one gets no fat
from her food. There is some
thing wrong; it is either her food
)r food-mill. She has had 110
at fur weeks; is living 011 what
>he had stored in that plump
ittle body of hers; and that is
1;one. She is starving for fat;
it is death, be quick !
Scott's Emulsion of Cod
Liver Oil is the fat she can
take; it will save her.
i
The genuine has this picture on
it, take no other.
If you have not tried it, send
for tree sample, its agreeable
taste will surprise vou.
SCOTT & BOWNE,
Chemists,
409 Pearl St.. N. Y.
50c. and $1.00
all druggists.
We
a
50c. and $1.00
all druggists.
Louisiana Oil Possibilities.
Louisiana may develop some oil
wells ecfnal to the gusher discovered
below Beaumont, Texas.
Men of scieuce and men in a posi
tion to know say that the same sub
soil conditions and the same strati
fications exist in portions of Louis
iana that are found in southeastern
Texas.
It happened that J. M. Guffey, of
Pittsburg, the owner of the Beau
mont well, is the largest oil opera
tor in the country who is not con
trolled by the Standard Oil trust.
He is already immensely wealthy
and has had an exciting career all
his life.
Mr. Guffey discussed the oil
possibilities of the gulf cost, and
he said the north cost of the gulf
of Mexico was similar in formation
to the north coast of the Black sea,
where the rich Russian oil territory
exists. The stratification of the
earth is the same—that is, a forma
tion of clay and sand—and no rock
There is no reck on the gulf down
here aud none in the Russian oil
regions."
"Isn't there a possibility of oil
being discovered in LonisianaT"
was asked.
"I can see no reason why; in
fact, oil has been struck in certain
localities."
"Where!"
"In Sabine parish, for instance,
and in Natchitoches. But the flow
has not been sufficient to warrant
an investment and the workiug of
the wells. The production has been
very light, but it shows the exis
tence of oil. There is a gas well
at Breaux Bridge, in St. Martin
parish, of considerable moment,
and the existence of gas is always
an indication that oil is in the
neighborhood."
"Are there other prospective oil
localities !"
Yes, the whole Atchafalaya
basin is more or less an oil country.
We know that oil exists."
"Is there no way to investigate!"
"Only by boring wells, and that
is an expensive process. You might
sink a hundred without getting a
thing—then some fellow might
come along and dig one where you
hadn't thought of and there strike
a gnsher. Look at the Beaumont
case. It is a hit and miss business
—you may hit the stream, but yon
are more likely to miss it."—
Picayune.
Millions of people arc familiar with De
Witt's Little Earn Risers and those who
use them find tltewto be famous liver pills.
Never gripe. f *
Over $1,000,000 was paid last
year in dividends from American
breweries to English stockholders.
This item helj4d to swell the ex
cess of American exports. It was
•a outgo withont an it come. How
does that kind of exporting enrich
this conntry ?
I* Witt feel better to-morrow, if you
take Collin's Aga« Car* to -night. For
•ate by Jalins Koch.
in
a
Call Meeting of the Board of Trustees,
X kw I bf.ria, L a ., Jan. :i0tli, 1901.
! The Board of Trustees of the town of
N'ew Iberia in et this «lay pursuant to call
of t!,o Mayor, with Mayor John Rroussani
in the chair and the following members
: present, to wit : Messrs. \Y. |{. Burke, J.
: Lnuiperez, J. A. Fagot, ,J. J!. Lnwton .1.
j A. French and A. M. Bernard.
The Mayor stated that the object of the
meeting was for the purpose of considering
I the advisability of substituting nil eight
I inch cast iron suction pipe to extend from
the pumps of the waterworks system to
! Bayou Teche, to supply water in case of
; lire, instead of the fifteen inch terra cotta
I intake pipe as originally provided for in
J (lie plans and specifications for the erec
I tion of the waterworks system.
Mr. S. Broussard appeared before the
Council and presented written objections
to the manner in which the waterworks
plant, etc., was being erected, when it was
moved by Mr. Burke, seconded by Mr.
Bernard and carried, that said protest be
spread upon the minutes, which is as fol
lows, to-wit :
New Iberia, La., Jan. :50th, 1901.
To the Honorable Mayor and Board of
Trustees, New Iberia, La. :
Gentlemen—As a tax payer and engineer,
I feel it my duty to call your attention to I
the manner in which our waterworks and j
electric lights are being done.
I feel as though 1 would not perform my I
duty as a citizen and engineer, if I did not !
protest against the unworkman like manner j
in which the system is proceeding. It
would be proper to inform you, that I am ;
not prejudiced against any contractor in i
charge of the works, or any one else ; my j
only object is to see that the people get j
value received. It was my intention to
carefully examine the specifications when
the contract was awarded, and I appeared
before your body for that purpose, was re
fused admission, on the ground that the
Council was in executive session.
Knowing that the specifications would
not permit of inferior workmanship I sub
mit the following items for your considera
tion endorsed by numerous competent
witnesses.
witnesses.
. The building is an abominable sight, no
attempt made at good workmanship, ap
prentice bricklayers were employed, one
laid ten brick six different times, and
finally the bricks had to be hammered in
line. Walls are mostly out of plumb, the
underground reservoir is put down with
inferior cement, a cement that no local
contractor would use for work of that kind.
1 have pushed bricks off after days setting,
this reservoir cracks almost daily which
were continually covered with fresh
cement. Pump foundations had a row of
bricks removed by lxind after they had
been laid a week. Engine foundations are
built of the same inferior cement. In the
pipe line single joints were poured three
times, hot lead on top of cold lead, small
pieces of cold lead were put in as a patch
and calked also.
The main pumps are roughly turned out,
no attempt made at good (inish. Summing
up of the whole, there is evidence every
where of cheapness in construction.
Respectfully submitted,
S ilvio B roussard.
Respectfully submitted,
S ilvio B roussard.
Messrs. T. K. Morse and G. O. Pharr,
endorsed Mr. S. Broussard' s protest while
Capt. T. W. Nicol took the position that
the work was being done in a workman
like manner and that first class machin
ery was being used, but the entire work
would have to be submitted to a final test
before being accepted.
Mr. Jos. R. Boutte being asked his
opinion concerning the pumps,expressed a
preference for the fly wheel type of pumps
as against the valve type. Mr. R. S.
McMahon, stated that he was one of the
parties sent by the city of New Iberia to
visit the several towns of the State and
inspect the waterworks plants and ma
chinery and that from information received
by him he was convinced that the ma
chinery being used is of the very best
make and that it was partially through bis
influence that Worthington pumps were
selected for the city of New Iberia.
Mr. Lee Lewman, stated that he had
been a contractor for the past 14 years
and that his firm had never constructed a
plant where the same had not been ap
proved by the parties having the work
constructed and that in more than one half
of the cases the parties had volunteered
to give them certificates of the good work
manship and material used in the con
struction of the works and that the firm
a
a
Woman
l
a
wants to put out a fire she doesn't
heap on oi) and wood. She throws
on water.kno wing that water quenches
fire. When a woman wants to get
well from diseases peculiar to her sex.
she should not add fuel to the fire
already burning her life away. She
should not take worthless drugs and
potions composed of harmful narcot
ics and opiates. They do not check
the disease—they do not cure it—they
simply add fuel to the fire.
Bradfleld's Female
Regulator should be
taken by every woman
or girl who has the
slightest suspicion of
any of the ail
ment* which af
flict women.
They wiU «imply
be wasting time
until tbey take it.
The Regulator is
a purifying,
strengthening
tonic, which gets
at the roots ofthe
disease and cures
the cause. It does not drug :
the pain, it eradicates it.
It stops falling of the womb,
leucorrhea, inflammation
and periodical suffering. Ir
regular. scanty or painful
menstruation; and by doing
all this drives away the
hundred and one aches and
pains which drain health
and beauty, happiness and
good temper from many a
woman's fife. It is the one
remedy above alt others
which every woman should
know about and use.
I1M pn bottU
at may drug store.
Send fot oui free
illustrated book
The < Sr»dfield
'Regulator Co.
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of M. T. Lewman \ Co., proposed to
I carry out their contract in all of its details
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will lie time for the citizens of the city of
New Iberia to protest after the works are
completed, and before they are accepted
and the final payment made.
It was moved bv Mi. Burke, seconded'
by Mr. Fredch ant
yea anil nay vote,
French. Lampen
Fagot and Burke ;
fifteen inch terra i
from the pumping
Teche as oiiginal
carried, by the follow
to-wit : Yea Messrs.
Bernard. Lawtoii,
nay—none. That the
itta intake pipe leading j
station to the Bayou
y provided for in the
plans and specifications for the erection (if!
the waterworks system be abandoned and
discontinued, and that an eight-inch cast
iron suction pipe be substituted for this
intake pipe to be laid from the the pumps
at the pumping station to the Bayou Teche
at least five feet under ground so as to
give direct tlow of water from the Bayou
Teche in case of fire. Provided the change
will in no way depreciate the value and
utility of the waterworks plant, as or
iginally mapped out in the plans and
specifications. And further, that the city
of New Iberia w ill in no way suffer by the
change, but on the contrary, will be bene
fited and that this change be made by the
contractors, M. T. Lewman & Co., without j
any extra cost to the city of New Iberia.
It was moved by Mr. Fagot seconded by !
Mr. French and carried, that the meetinci
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adjourn until the next regular meeting.
J ohn B roi ssarh , Mayor.
A. J. C ammack , Secretary
EDUCATIONAL.
[Selections from Louisiana School Review]
Sing More and Scold Less.
Of course you are crowded with
work, but that is no excuse for
your failure to have singiug in
your school. Five or ten minutes
given to singing during the day
will be time well spent. A good
rousing song at the opening of
school will arouse the pupils to
take their work with enthusiasm
and they will pursue it with greater
energy. A song at the close of the
day may remove all unpleasant
thoughts of the day from the mind
and the child will go home con
tented and happy. Singing has a
very wholesome effect on discipline.
Sing more, scold less.— Pennsylva
nia School Journal
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nany Teachers Talk Too Much.
A fault of ruauy teachers is too
much talk. They multiply words
without knowledge, to the confu
sion of the learners' minds. The
ease of the boy who said, "I can
understand the lesson well enough
but it's the teacher's explanation
of the lesson that troubles me,'
probably has a good many paral
lels. The good teacher is ecouom
ical of speech. His words are few
and well ordered.— Ohio Teacher.
The Object of Education.
The object of education in the
public schools is to prepare young
men aud women for intelligent
citizenship and for the pracucai
duties of everyday life, and we may
as well acknowledge that this meaus
in a large majority of cases plebeian
life. Every honest man must first
be a bread-earner before he can be
a land-owner ; he must be a good
office boy before he can be a bank
president ; he must know how to
calculate interest on a promissory
note before he can successfully cut
coupons from bonds ; he must write
a good business hand a long time
before he can expect to sign
cashier's checks in a bank.— The
Budget.
X
The World Needs More Sentiment.
We are inclined to grow too
practical, to measure everything by
dollars and cents, to work and worry
year in and year out, and grow old
and nervous before our time. Man
is something more than a money
making machine. Life was not in
tended to be one continual grind.
Give us more holidays, or better
yet, let us all observe those we
have. More sunshine, more fresh
air, more love, song nnd laughter ;
less drudgery, less slaving, less
strife, gloom aud sternness—give
us these aud the world be better as
well as brighter, and richer in all
that constitutes true riches. If we
are allowing our heaits to grow
cold as the frozen fields npon which
the sun of summer never shines,
or dry as the ground npon which
the rain from heaven never falls,
let, ns away from the school room,
the office, the bank, the pulpit, and
mingle with those who have not
learned mechanically to plod along
the old ruts. Let tis renew old
friendships, visit familiar scenes
and live over again the time when
the past seemed all joy aud the
fntnre all hope.— Midland Schools.
The facts of history, the mathe
matics, and the idioms may crumble
away, but the supreme gift of edu
cation—a larger, richer and more
beantifnl life—will live forever.—
Success.
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Grandpa
Everybody's protul of this sort of
Grandpa, and he's proud of himself;
Çrond of bis clear bram and active body.
here are other kinds of grandparents
that we can't be proud of. Weak of
body and feeble of mind, we can o;ily
pitv them. They no more live; they
only exist. What makes the difference
between these two classes of old men ?
A sound stomach and a plentiful sup
ply of pure, rich blood. Dr. Pierc «
Golden Medical Discovery str0E v
ens the stomach, purifies the bîc
aud increases the activity of the blood
making glands. It won't ma|te old
men young, but it will enable old men
to assimilate the food they cat, and
so strengthen them for a life of rea
sonable exertion.
" I suffered for six years with coustipation and
indigestiou. during whith time I employed
several physicians, l>ut they could not reaoh my
case," writes Mr. C. Puppleweli. of Eureka
Springs, Carroll Co., Ark. "I felt that there
was no help for me; could not retalb fooa on itv
stomach; had vertigo ana would fall helpless to
the floor. Two years a go I commence^ taking
Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery and little
Pellets,' and improved (Vom the start. After
taking twelve bottle' of the 'Discovery' I was
able to do light work, ar.d have been improving
ever since. I am uow in good health for one of
my age—6o years. I owe it all to Dr. Pierce's
medicines."
Old people often need a laxative
medicine. The best for them is Dr.
Pierce's Pleasant Pellets.
Havana, Cuba, Jan. 20, 1901.—
Gold, as well as valuable marble
and granite deposits, has been dis
covered upon the isle of Pines. Mr.
Manuel Lopez Gonzalez, a native
Cuban, once a resident of New Or
leans, is the finder of the first glit
tering quartz. He has just formally
filed his claim to forty hectares,
more or less, in the district of
Nueva Gerona, and staked off the
property, and is encamped thereon,
defending his rights pending re
ceipt of certificate of registry. An
American engineer, who looked
over "the claim aud has examined a
number of the specimens, regards
the find as a very rich one, and as
a result of his declaration several
other prospectors have gono to the
island. *
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A Te.va s Wonder.
ha 1,1/ s great discovery.
One small bottle of Mall's Great Dis
covery cures all kidney and bladder
troubles, removes gravel, cures diabetes,
seminal emissions, weak and lame backs,
rheumatism and all irregularities oftlio
kidneys, and bladder in both men and
women, regulates bladdertroubles in child
ren. If not sold by your druggist, will
be sent by mail on receipt'of $1. One
small bottle is two months' treatment, and
will cure any caso above mentioned. Dr.
E. W. llall, sole manufacturer, P. O. Box
029, St. Louis, Mo. Hend for testimonials.
Sold by all druggists and Albert Estorge.
read tiiik.
New Iberia, La., March 11, 1809.—E.
W. Hall, St. Louis, Mo.:—I am 00 years old,
and have used a number of preparations
for kidney and bladder troubles, but can
truthfully say that nothing has proved as
effective as your great discovery, which I
can cheerfully recommend.
Jos. A. C ari.in , Kay ne, La.
J. E. Uibson withdrew his plea of "not
guilty," pleaded guilty to the indictment
charging him with attempting to bribe
(Jov. Longino of Mississippi, apologized to
the Governor, was fined $1000 and costs
and his forfeited bond of $5000 was re
stored to him.
To Cure Chill* and Fever.
Take Dr. Mendenhal's Chill and Fever
C ure. If it fail's to cure any case of Chills
and Fever, no matter of bow long standing,
vour money will be refunded. Pleasan
to take, and can be taken by delicate per
sons who cannot take Quinine. Price, 60
cents. Sold by Estorge Drug Co.
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Kobcrt K. Church, the wealthiest colored
citizen of Memphis, who was boni a slave,
has given $1000 to the fund for holding tho
Confederate Veterans' reunion in that city
in May.
Contagious
Bloodi Poison
There is no poison so highly contagious,
•o deceptive and so destructive. Don't be
too sure you are cured because all external
signs of the disease have disappeared, and
the doctor says you are well. Many per
sons have been dosed with Mercury and
Potash for months or years, and pro
nounced cured - to realize when too late
that the disease was only covered up —
Like» driven from the
surface to break
out again, and to their sorrow and mortifi
cation find those nearest and dearest to
them have been infected by this loath
some disease, for no other poison is so
surely transmitted from parent to child
as this. Often a bad case of Rheumatism,
Catarrh, Scrofula or severe skin disease,
an old sore or ulcer developing in middle
life, can be traced to blood poison con
in a e C i e iy Tho Sh, of the Parent.
life, for it remains smoldering in the ajrs
tem forever, unless properly treated and
driven out in the beginning. S. S. 8. ia
the only antidote for this peculiar virus,
the only remedy known that can over
come it and drive it out of the blood, and
it does this so thoroughly and effectually
that there is never a return of the disease
Utembarrass or humiliate you afterwards.
~~ cures Contagious Blood
Poison in any and all
stages; contains nc
mineral to break down
your constitution ; it is
purely vegetable and the only blood puri
fier known that cleanses the blood and
at the same time builds up the ' eneral
health.
Our little book on contagious blood
»oison is the most complete and instruc
ive ever issued; it not only tells all
about this disease, but also bow to cure
ourself at home. It is free and should
e in the hands of everyone seeking a
Cure. Send for it
THI SWIFT SPECIFIC CO., ATLANTA, SA.
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