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THE TRUE DEMOCRAT.
OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE PARISH.
W. W. IEA [E, .JR., Proprietor.
uIhscription, p4r anumr - - $1.50.
SATUR'I'[ )AY, J UIY 4, 1896.
"'L to (J'liiigo"-'--cry oft lth I)eum
Ocrt'tic hosts now.
The LegislaiuIre nreet(l niust do
somne hard work to get through the
bills enrolhlel, belore adjoll m'll ent1t.
About sixty bills remain for con
The chairimai of tho Sixth Con.
gressional District, lion. L. B.
Claiborne, has issued a call for a
miieetinig oni July 16,
A good bill that has passed the
lHouse provides that maliirried women
may deposit and withdraw their
funtids from baniks, "without the au
tliorizatioii, assistance or ilnterven
tionl of their lIusballdls."
The Selnate has favoralily lpassed
upon tlle law allowing certain
cl5asses$ of towns to collect their
own licelses, Similar good lor
tunie is now wanted for it in the
Th'le dlaiy is spoken of as the emIi.
bllem of free silver. It has sixteen
white petals round a yellow disk.
It would be alppropriate. Every
oio0 knows the yellow ceniter is the
imiportanit part of the flower.
The Senate sllhouldt look with as
favorable an eye as the House lhas
upon the bill prohibiting the pols
uouilng,dynaituitintg, tr:ppiilg, seo'ning
and gill-netting offishl in the waters
of tlhisstate. At thie present rate
at which these practices go, we shall
oo0011 have 11no fish at all.
As a practical wteains for tile
stamping out of small pox, the
health officer of Baton Rouge right-ll
ly suggests: "State laws to coim
pel vaceintatiott, and to punisi t Ihose
who conceal, drive away or trans
iolrt ipersonsl suffering with small.
The report of the commnittee on
the investigation of the University
troubles is a mild documentt, ex
cepting that it suggests :he requeit
ling of the resignation of Lieut.
Gallup, and the abolition of the so
cret societies and of the primallry de
partmeit of the institution. It is
perhaps no stronger, because it was
evident to the committee as to
everyloue else, that all parties in
the trouble were more or less in
The bill has been killed, wlich
proposed that the umndistributed part
of the direct tax still remaining,
(about $100,000,) should be employ.
ed to eoeate a fund, the itterest of
wvhich sliYothl benim)ployed to educate
ai certil numuber of youthls. Most of
the legisilators thought that the
greatest good to tile greatest tlnm
Ler would result if the inoltey wetli,
directly to tile public schools, ralther
thaii that a, limited luiber should
be favored with higther edlucatioml.
WVe mnust either have a really
honest olection bill or the ntext
electioii will see ta revolution, anlld
VWiichester rifles aiind iot ballots
will determinie the result. Let tihe
Legislature reloemulber that fact.-
The Times-Democrat has beconme
exceedingly crelehss it its widl iap.
peals to passiolt; aIsd revolutiouts
ainld Winchlester rifles iale coIting
to be its favorite arguiinlots of late.
r'lhe T..D. Ias studied the history
of the State to little eftect it it laos
failed to recogatiz, thie folly ot such
incenldiary talk as that whichl it
haus recenitly fillen into tihe hiabit of
inutllgiilg. Oldl man Phairr went
all over the State driirig the liast
calnllaign preaclhing revolution IuI(d
Wlinchester rifles antd at the ll'Olper
tilne the )Democrats qulletly "called
lis bluff," atid thle Old swatlllper is
otl his iugar lllahtation to-day,
Louisiaina is uot ruled by Wiiiches
Sters, but welineever thie Timies-D)enm.
oerat gets ready to try its hiaud
in thait directioni it will expM'ri
ence ito difficulty ill beiig accoim
modated.-B. R. Advocate.
Police Jury Proceedlngs.
St. Frlancivilo, La., July lt, 1896.
The Polico Jury met in regl-ar
sessioti with the fotbllowing nmembers
presettt; 1)D. Stewart, Presidet; R.
Dalliel, J. A. Beckhatn, E. Ot tis,
1'. . tilliitoln, S. L. Lat velg uLe.
S.C. Stirling,NH. UBiriow, Juo. Le
Sassier, aviing qualitied took their
stats as miembers of Police Jury.
Re-.organization of Police Jury :
Uipou inot ioln of MIr. LeSassier, it
was r-esolvedl that the present olli
cers act as temfiporary officers.
Upiti motiohl of Mr. LeLassier,
1). Stewart was elected Ipresident
Oni motion of Mr. F. O. l amiiltou,
Brucee W\est was iominated for
On motion of Mr. S. C. Stirling,
S. L. Lavergue was Ollillate(l for'
On motion of MIr. Ortis, 11. Ii.
Forreslter was Ilotlilltinted for clerk.
Alfter duly balloting II. II. For
rester nas elected clerk of Police
L. P. Kilbourne was nominatedi
for parish treasurer and on motion
ot Mr. F. O. Iamilton was elected
l~R'solvcdl, that the salaries of
parish treasurer and clerk remain
saltle as last term.
' he following bills were approv
ed and Warl'aints drawn:
L I' il bouruo for medicines and
paint for jail ................... .12 20
WI R Campbell, viewing body...... 5 00
V IF Tlaylor viewing bodies Sarah
(;ray. I)oe Carter, inqnest andd ant
to)isy l'arier I lohldnamd jail phy
siciai ................................ 55 00
Andrew Ford cor jury P llolden.... 2 00
S C Stirling 't " "' " *2 00
.1 ' Giblyos " " " " 2 00
Ed alunes I " " " " 2 00
Win Lawson " " ' " 2 00
H1 B Lavergne constableo ........... 3 75
II II Forrester, clerk poicce juty.... 25 00
J Il Clack alt court ............... 10 00
t a " i white washing ......... 3 00
J ( Plettiigcer sal justice of peace.. 5 00
L WV Jrandon clerk's services to date 9 35
True Democrat printing contract... 25 00
R H Stewart constable'.............. 3 75
D Stewart att police jury......... 20 00
J \V Ard cleaning court hotuse and
work at jail.................... 4 00
J 11 Clack maintaitning prisoners... 26 23
P Ifobgood magistrate.......... . 10 00
Oliver Diggs constable 7 ios...... 8 75
J 11 Clack turnkey fees............ 28 00
Clhas. Smtothers constable......... 3 75
C 1R Percy magistrate.............. 2 50
A TD Thorns constable ............ 3 75
.1 11 Clack att I yr in crin inatters..250 00
Fred Magearl paiutiug jail roof..... 5 G00
W It Campbell magistrato.......... 2 50
.J D Sadden constable.............. S3
The committee allpointed to ex.
amllliitoe road on \W. L. Stirling's pilace
report that they examitied and ac.
1esolvq, that the clerk of court
ho aultlhorize'd to , t(chuseo new
cloth for table in clerk's ollice ail
present bill before jury for paymonlt.
Resolved, That the drainage at
mile post 28 on the Bayou Sara
branchi of the Y. & Ml. V . . R. Ibe
chalinged so as not to destroy the
earthwork ait the crossinlgs, as the
water is rendering the dirt ro.tl im
pas.sable to loaded wagons and after
every heavy rain. The Y. & A1. V.
RI. R. mlust have the work conmplet
ed by August 1, under pIoeialty of a
flue of $8.00, for every day after the
1st oif August in which tile said
drainage is not changed. Tile filie
to be collected before any court
The oh)llowiug road overseers were
4th wardl--C. F. Howell from Miss. line
to Laurel Hill. C. II. Ilamilton front Lau
rel Hill to Poplar tree. AbrahIamStoewart
ifrom Poplar tree to Waketield, p. o, W.
C. Perkius from u1Mississippi State line to
JBrown's store. T. J. BrownI fron his store
to Thompson's creek. D. Stewart fronm
SThompson's creek to laurel lill. Sylv es
ter Judge on sameo road as he workedl last
5th ward-J. J. Gritfliu from Dry Branch
to Gilmore's lane.
7th ward-H. W. Jones fr'om Row Ldg.
to Whitlield church. Mnarion Webb front
Bieech tree to Cliffwood. Alex Hamilton
from Whitlield's church to Angola. ])r.
Stewart fromt Trudeau to Colno Landing.
J. Ai. Aunoten from Wadc's Ford to Wade's
ldg Mose McWaters from Wades Ldg.
to Ratelift's Ldg. Milford Webb from
Brandon's lineto Stewart's gate and have
Ben Smith, Mose Clay and hands on Wiun
place to work same.
3rd ward. Frank Smith, flrom Con
verse's store to preseut crossing of Scott's
4th ward. S. C. Roberts, frIom Scott's
creek to Cobb lill. Zack Brown, from big
B. S. Creek to Simmutn's b:as and that he
have the same hands als last year.
There being no fulrther business the jury
D. STEl ART',
II. II. FORRESTER, Presdt.
Be sure to get Sinunon's Liver Reg
ulator for your Spring Medicine. It's the
old reliable that did the old folks so much
good. Don't let.any oue persuade you to
take anything else instead. You can al
ways tell Simmons' Liver Regulator by
the Red Z on the package. D)on't forget
the word Regulatolr-Simmons' Liver Reg
alator-better than anything el., and
sure to do you good.
Prove the merit of Hood's Sarsaparilla-post
tive, perfect, permanent Cuecs.
Cures of scrofula in severest forms, like
goitre, swelled neck, running sores, hip
disease, sores in the eyes.
Cures of Salt Rlheum, with its intense itching
and burning, scald head, tetter, ete.
Cures of Boils, Pimples, and all other erupl
tlons due to imjure blood.
Cures of Dyspepsia and other troubles where
a good stomach tonic was needed.
Cures of Rheumatism, where patientgwere un
k able to work or walk for weeks.
Cures of Catarrh by expelling the impurities
whiclocause and sustain the disease.
Cures of Nervousness by properly toning and
feeding the nerves upon pure blood.
Cures of That Tired Feeling by restoring
strength. Send for book of cures by
To C. I. Hood & Co., Proprietors, Lowell, Mass,
are the best after-dinner
Hood's Pills pills, aid digestion. 2e.
Thoe Faenulty weroe e'litertbiled llt
Pecan Grove Thursday afternoon
with tennis d11111 ice cream.
T''he majority of the Inmlembers of
the School Boa iil are coiislticuolis
by their aibsence fl'our thie Novr
ie v. 1)r. l)oulglas has prelaireii a
papelr oil tealhiig, whiich he wil
read oilio lnightl, next w velk, tproabliy"
W'dnerdiiy lay, at Py' hiain Hall.
The cololreld tlai hr's inslit ile
iliuner the tuntorshipi of Priol. Kanie
of Shrteveport is dloinig well, aniul
mliuch inter est a iilested by thlie
teaciers i iattllendaniice.
The Inotlel school is held in the
school-hiouse, i it S liiu t liil best
21lalu le l to the iieeds of slaii ll chil
drlen. Miss Tanizin ii adl Ai'r. Tru
deaili are very i;!spi iiig tieachlterS.
The Nolral iihas sct, sioe local
historianis to wor"i, anili we are to
ihave tlhe pl:sur of publisliig ithe
result,. I ltheir labor's sooni. It hi;s
the good elleet of brighteni iig ev
erlbody upli on local eventIs (and their
There are 1now about tilteen of the
iparish tauchers attending the iinni
ime' Nior'Iial, aboul six fro:il a i l is
taniiee, iand ai class of perhaps tweon
ty, who at nriot teliachers, takinig the
cuIIrse. Each daiy' train brings
one 1 r more f' eeiH'0'iits.
Th'e Norullal ilistruct.ors will have
Some sorlit I iglt nih session at least
once a week, each Friday night in
fact. The prog'raiute arrangedd ot'
last niighlt included a lecture by Prof.
Hines, ait recitation lby Miss Oain,
Imusic by tlthe Rettig i rothers, anid
soiiie good Selections in ll' vocal
Mllcetilig of Town Council.
Thie council met in regular ses
Sioi, pres ent T'1' Lawson, Mayor,
MeIcssr. Brian t, Alose,, ityilihail.ii
and Stern1, aibselnt, Blucik.
Minutes of last imeeting rea id and
Thie Secretiary's report showed
the following collections:
Fines ......... ................... $5 )
Fines for cows and horses......:... 5 00
Total, $t0 00
The following bills were ordered
.1 Stern worn work on road;.............. 65
J. T(Gibbous salary tir Jillio........ 0 00
St "It f ees 1 00
' " for cowS aid horses 2 50
J Friehan & Co bill............... 25
S A Frier, rent, cow lot., .......... 5 00
W W Lake Jr postal ards........ 1 25
True l)emocrat bill............. . 20 00
T T' Lawson bill ............... 8 10
" " fee3 2 00
A Ihiant fi pwunpcr............. 5 00
ERMoses " " 500
Thile bid lot lle T'iie 1' e)oiirnrit il)
do ithe pritilig for 1 yea'r at $0
The illlietioi ol S. IRosei thali
to bnild oin Ferdinand St. was
The Uppliclthion of () O Irooks to
b)ihldi oh Prosperity St. was giwit
iThe alpl)lIlmation of A S liruSte'niix
to buihl on Fe'tdilaiiid St. wis
ThVe (,olliincil will il.eet on Molinday
at 4:30 pmIl to discuss .,ide walks.
Tiiert being 1Uo t'lther buisiin-ss
the coneild adjourned.
W W LEXKE JIL Mayor
CiCH MBERLAIN-lUNT ACADEMY
Boarding School for Boys,
PORT CIBSON, MISS.
rates extremely low owing to a~i en
'owiment. 1lealthful location in the "hillI
country." Lnme -influeinces. New gym
nasii mu. Ilnstruction: thorough. D)iscip
line unsurpassed. F'or Cmtalognes uld
dress, J. W. PERSON,
l'lhe regular q!uarterly meeting of the
Parish School Hoard, will be held Satur
day, July 4th, 1896.
G. W. NEWMAN,
One six year old sorrel mare, well form
ed. 15} hianlds high, a colt of "Vigilant," a
good saddler, works in harness. Address
C. H. NEYLAND,
Why not be you
Eby I i dW ale-man
Pay but one profit between maker and
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Cur 13ig '100 Page Catalogue and Buyers
4u-lie proves that it's possible. Weighs
3'K pounds, 1,000 illustrations, describes
and tells the one-profit price of over 40,000
articles, everything you use. Weo send it
for 15 cents; that's not for the book, but
to pay part of the postage or expressage,
and keep off idlers. Yoa can't get it too
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and list of two hundrod tiventions wanted.
Trespa.s Notc .
From a1tdl after this date all hknuing of
ally kind on the Greenwood planlttio t is
positively prohibited uider peaI, lt.y of
trespassing. Any one fotund on this pla:c
withou t peCrissionn will lhe oequsiirorl
trespalcsing, nod liroseented to the full ex
tent of Lhe law.
Mrs. P. I1ATTrl EWVS.
T respass Notice.
From and iafter this date all huntin g
of any kind on the Ambrosia Iduependene
'l'ant;ations is positively ]ruohlilhitedl iunder
lpenalty ,of trespossing. Any one fonilln on
these: ,lnae.s w itmhout permiission will be
considered trespassing, and prosecuted to
the full extent of the law.
plantation, likowise sieining, is Iositively
prohildited unler penalty of trespna:e. Any
p'lermisionl heretofire granted is nIow re
voked. No exceptions.
CHAS. II. REED.
Slate of LoMisia;.n., Parish of Vest Feli
ciana. Firat Natchez link vs John B.
and Nusie Gilbert.
By virtue of, andl in oludicnce to an or
der of seizure and sa:le, from Ihe 13th . jl
di ciail 1)istrict Court, to tihe Sheriff direct
odil, in theo love ie'titled suit. I bav seoiz
ed n;d will otier for saleo at, the fiont door
of the Court. louse, St Francisvi le,
Salltu'damy, JulyI 1St, 1896,
Lot No. 2871, lot 288 fronting on Priicii
pal St. in square No. 33 together with all
bnilinigs imrud improvements, in thb town
of Bayo.u Sara.
l'ern: of salec, Cash, with the benefit of
J. II CILACK,
IS. AFU JE8, Agt.
0c0r. Fe'(iinaml tt lt ad Alley sts.,
eAt Henry empe,'s Old Stand,
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Glass wares T in1ware.
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Fancy Groceries aSpncialty.
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Oct c-t GrCe-: Caoge and Buy
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BATON ROUGE, LA.,
ON WEDNESDAY, DEC. 4T
---A Large Stock of---
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A LS ALL WOOL PANTS AT
E ONLY $2.00, CAB
EIGHTOV OAT at PIVE
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Don't' Miss This Ihance For Cloth i
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BEands of Whiskies, seek am. .
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i1ne i0 3x,9 BELLE of FELICIANA
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