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E-ECGUTED AT THE "XECUTED AT THE bMOCRAT OFFICE. E DMOCRAT OFFICE OFFICIALJOLURN ýAL OF TIHE PARISH OF WEST FELICIANA AXD SCHOOL BOARD. VOL. 5. ST. FRANCISVILLE, LOUISIANA, SATURDAY, JULY 18, 1896. NO9 £1 -s_'_2Z.-;"- - ------7 ............. JOHN ; STON E, ATTORNEY AiT LAW. l pactic: in court; of this dirtict, enid ihlose l Fourth Circuit. rost ofli? : dltlress, Clinton. La. . '..R. PFRCY. F jEMPLE & PERCY, S f.ORNEYS At LAW, but 'ill practice in aIny court in this district. con Office iu Bank Blg., i S. FRtANCISVILLI, LA. rIv DR. W. R. ABNEY, PHYSICIAN rid SURGEON, Mayou s ai"., Lan. Office at residence, oil Sun st.. ~c-.-.--------- Ci Edi. DR, A. F. BARROWS a PHYSICIAN and SURGEON, edi St. Flrancisville, La. 001cc in Leake Building. Telephone Pt ts n ."'weredfromn eithelr liilbourue's or S)Inlford's Drug-stores. ----- ------------- h - hth r . 1" LOFTON, ha DENTIST, brown and Bridge Work A SPECIALTY. • ill bo.il St. Francisville on the Ist and lit Clinton on the 15th, of each mouth. Sidney Powell, D. D. S. Dentist, St. Francisvillo,La. Ip'tpared to do all work in }tit line el dIlce at residence. of Au Chas. Weydert, " Bayou Sara, La. nu BLACKBMITflb Lock& Cunsmith.I SBOILERS AN)D cIN StANDS RI- tl PAIRING A SPECIALTY. of All work that remnaifs in imy shop over 90DAYS, will be sold to p; v cost 6. JOSEPH STERN - -Dealer idi SGEERAL MERCiiANDISE, tIVERY STABLE IN CONNECTION WITlH STORE. .Sapply of Horses and Males for Saml. ItATSI?'ACTION - GU.AIANTEEL" JOSEPH STERN, Foot of Hill, A T GASTRELL, :Hardware, Stoves, Wagon I and Carriage Woodwvork HOtiSE FURNISHING GOODS, Rope, Woods' Mlrowing Ma chines, Hay Rakes, Bash Blinds, Doors, Etc. - e utraliMan utacturing and Lumber Co,, Limited. S MANUFACTURERS OF 8ash,Doors&Blinds All kinds of Store and Oflico Fittings, ROUGH AND DRESSED LUMIBER. - O fe and Factory: Cor. Howard Avenue and Dryades St., llead of Nnw Basin. - R. H. HACKNEY, Pres. and Geu'l. Mgr., INEW ORLEANS, LA. aberlhal in's Eye and Bkin Ointnent Iw aeualledhfor iceema, Tetter, Salt i':. Bht Hld Head, Sore Nipples, Chappe :. Itching Pires, Bums, Frost Bit~ S Chnic Sore E'yes and Granuated Eye Lid. --.- Orle by druggists at 25 cents per box. O HORE OWNZES. For pttting a honrse in a fine healthy con i ta I t Dr. Cady's Condition Powders. Ya toat It the system, aid digestion, cure - e,~OtlcR' relievre constipation, correct kiy di.bers and destroy worms, giving wo if. tb a ~ld or over-worked horse, 25 --:r petlc r pcksa. For sale by druggisat WE HA iVENO ACENTS bitt Ship from our factory at wholesale prices. Ship any ;where for ekaminatlon: pay - freight both ways if not satis factory. 100 styles of S" Carriages. 90 styles of - Harness, Send 4cts. ;or 112 page catalogue. EL41thn CARRIM:E ASD Ms 3 s. 5.. a. PraQ, Ss.*, EGliurt. Ind. ASK the recovered dyspeptics, bilious suf ferers, victims of fever and ague, thet mercurial diseased patient, how they recovered health, sl;t cheerful spirits and good W. appetite; they will tell you by taking SIMMONS bY LIVER REGULATOR. Il l The Cheapest, Purest and Best Family Spl Medicine In the World! -For DYSPEPSIA, CONSTIPATION Jaundice, t Bilions attacks, SICK HEADACHE Colic, Depres. sion of Spirits SOUR STOMACH, Heartburn, etc. C. This unrivaled remedy is warsanted not to coatiai, l: a single particle of MEicuavY, or any mineral substance, but is -il PURELY VEGETABLE, contiauiik thioie Southern Roots and Herbs which as lie ill-wise Providence h.s placed in countries where Liver Diseases .tost prev il. It will sure all III er rnd Bowels. be. The SYMPTOMS of Liver Comhlini are a bitter or bad taste in the mouth; Pain in the back, Sides.or 11 Joints, often mistaken for Rheuimatisni;. Sour omach; Loss of Appetlte; Bowels alrnately Il costive and lax; Head che; Loss of Memory, with a painful sensation of hiaing failed to do som'ething which aught to have been done; Debility; Low Sptits; a thick, yellow appearance of the Skin and ' Eyes; a dry Cough, often mistaken for Consumption. Sometimes many of these symptoms attend the disease, at others very few; but the LIVER, the largest organ in the body, is generally the seat of the disease, and if not Regulated in time, great suffering, wretch. edness and DEATH will ensue. The following highly-esteemed persons attest to the virtues of StMMONs LIVER RGUL.ATOR: Gen. W. S. Holt, Pres. Ga. S. W. R. R. Co.; Rev. J. R. Felder, Prry, Ga.; Col. E. K. Sparks, Albany, Ga.; C. Master son, Esq.,Sheriff Bibb Co.,Ga.: J. A. Butts, Bainbridge, Ga.; Rev. J. W. Burke, Macon, Ga.; Virgil Powers, SUpt. Ga. S. W. R. R.; Hon. Alexander H.Stephens. We hWe tested its virtues personally, and know that for Dyspepsia, Biliousness and Throbbing Head- 1111 ache, it is the best medicine the world over saw. We have tried forty other remedies before Sitmmons Liver ht Regulator, and none of them gave us more than tem porary relief- the Regulator not only relieved, but cured ui."--ED. TIELEGRAPH AND MESSENGER, MACON, GA. MANUFACTURED ONLY BY Ill J. H. ZEILIN & CO., Philadelphia, Pa. W; The Only Complete Book OF TIlE to St. Louis Cyclone 1 By Julian Curzon. I Containing 425 large, beautifully print- ly ed pages, embracing ait complete history k of the greatest tornado that ever vlsited America. iii Illustrated with 150 Special Large Size Photographic Views. tr xtrat cloth bidintg, $1.50; extra lialf morocco, $2.00: Either style will be sent Se by mail, postpaid, on receipt of price. iL Very Liberal Terms to Agents. re Write for ou~e special discounts and Ill terntms to agents, free by matil. Agents send for Eleg:ant Prospectus, by mail, 25 tI cents, which mn-rely covers the cost of postage and mailing. Do not confiuse this completo and ntu theistic history with the smir;:ll pmphllets of views now being circulated and sold. Address PUBLISiHERS' SUPPLY CO. b 67 &69 Emilie Builditg, St. Louis M1. We 0 Ihtmploy Young , to c"trisbutte 1?o advertiser monts In part traz~,ct fora high grale Acme bcycle wýtch v,? a .d .them ou approval. No woaik done untril tare bicycle arrives and proves satisfactory. Young L.adies e ,ar ontho i ieMloods, YK ±ori fA partullars. - ACI CYCLE CO1BPlANY, ' EL&IART, IND. W . Monrne, N. Y., dct. 15, '95. Acnio Cycle Co., Eldliart, Ittd. LEAR SiRe:--'lThewel arrived yes- I terdayv; lid Il fac ridden it about40 miles and it Ihas given perfect satisfactiod so flt and I thinlk it will continue to do so. 1 Yours truly, F. C. NORTIIRUP. Ben tot, Ky., Oct. 14, '95. Acme Cycle Co., Elklhart, lhd. DeAn: Sins :-I have this day received your Acmo Road Racer and am greatly pleasedl with yori; wheel. Sevcr;d have Sseen the wheel and pronounic it a beauty, and not a word have I heaid against it. Youar friend, G. LEMON. S P. S. I am willing to compare it with any wheel in this country. Fla. Baptist Wit- 8 J. U. Porter, 1'h. ue nes, Ocala,'la., C. 8. Farriss, Editor. DeLand, Fla., Oct. 10, '95. "' Acme Cycle Co., Elkhart, Ind. DEAR Sins :--The yele camne O. K. and 'to say that I am, after a good trial of - it, delighted, does not more than half ex press it. Surely it, is a beauty. I select t ed the ladies' wheel for my wife and my il self, but desire a 24 ponnd dRoadster for temy own personal use. Please send Road s sters C. O. D. at once. Yours truly, C. 8. FARRISS. J. G. Diem ureSt. FRANCISVILLE, La., ect PRACTICAL STin Smith, Copper & Sheet Iron Worker TIN CUTTERING AND ROOFING A SPECIALTY. All Work S . arantec d, ad. Nagginig Woneli. able thy Dr. Edson, some year or two ag;o, thy I1ale a rathller '(nit'ikabie on- h lautght ou "'Nagging \olen." II'' this was ailswereid, atld tIillulll.ianltly, by 1three well kn.own wIome, 3a1 11 i subsequetily a laily who signs her :e.ltii self "Oise of the 13Nagge'rs,i1 coles tlri io thle assault ulloll the doctor ill hIer colltI'rilutioll to the.l Nortli Ailerical Prot 1Review. Without anly apology to carr thlie ruler and guilty 5ex--the gel- iihat tier sex will ask none-wo subm:it vel the paper as very good, and it may . be, iliofitable Simrirtty reading, it, thal indeell, those Wihio mostly need tlhe toel lessoni do nItl skip it, and leave it not, l, be t:onlled over by the sufllfri tll i it l1)L sadi llv i tl ' : .In I Iel ihat I 1 llhave e Vtr'V qualifl'. tiol to Ibe c[l, '(I 31al*." . m: a MIi-lelli.-m 'i, a'ln i ;: -,m l. heallll, tl lll3erVit s, 1 il P h a i : I. faty :i .ortls wselltlol ,of i ,ille woNll th. ieve ,e lil bl tl vilills, aoli 'hy ml i liours h -d ward, that I dispens e hne1(h of :n t, li;i back to uain ndoil e titity (thle failure to (do lwhich, iiideed, ay not, have g, ,eeln heinosilo w.ilt Imore thell ii - get' served criticisim. So Co'ilsciots i111m I of all this evil which a113' liro - i say ly be cal!ed lnagging," tlhat tilh et kniowledge of it constiites l one of de the bitterest failts inr Iry existence. I aml not too teeblel mentally, to hoe try with all my miight to free Iay lirri self from this almost nightmnare, . s h11ot the testimnony of a thousand brokeIl iesolves would show f but every etl new day brimngs with it im; duties than its hours give time (, .- ength iltI to execute, 1and I a,:l no sila.ed that I cannotl ordei' r thIi'.;l Pithe'r- I 'Tfes( coidit iIns may not lst, ha but they are the present ( les. tlhe I am colnstanlly longing the t while-as one long- for .a green oasis ill the deserlt--for' if3'h i chlange in these collnditions as will insuire time for ai is I most love; ni l'eble glimpse of which ia'tin ilispi. d ration to many an hour begrimed it with sordid ca;re. i When I read lDr. Edsonl's nrtieice; ' I felt: "l.Iere is ta mlan who sll6fihl e know how many of the homes in theI c la1d are made up; and yet, lie has ei1 no symplathy, excelpt for cases ol ackllowledged illness tioli reguhlar t causes." I think if we cotuld getl, below tile surfitce ill thie lives ofe a- Ilny lolies~, we h0onlti flid rea si0ol for lel'VOIS weflrilsess, to mlake u1s WOlilir thalt the Ithread does Ilot sinip, iisltead of mierely giviiig a 1 high, harsh liote. Let it be said : '"Olr homesQ sihotild be so ordelren , that1 no brain shiill have more 1h1i0, it Call healthly peitorin." But it , Fate, or Godl, Ihas placed a womllll I withl a conscience, where duties will not "llet up," where'i nervouslless, i alld in millany case, insomnlila lead uilg to dreaier lieri ieOllaess, i8 tile l result, aIInd if a WOlliil "flg!igt mn1i. furily' agaiinst this iei'd of Mr. Edl. soli'S. then I naiutiiiu that aiy a hl arge.hearted mani with his insight, : - could do better than stab at 1 y- o ]rr. E]dson says: \"Whell a man it comes hronm his office, hie lmust lhave t rest-or 'this way inadlless lies.' " r He says nothintlg of the over-crowd- e ed0, harassed brain of the wife to I whom he colues, who in niiety-nine e casesout of a hullndred, dispenlses with as mainy of the accesories of toil, as is possible, at Ils aplproach, 1 but who uieverthlleless~i if hard-push ed (as we olften are)i must go o011 C with a tired brailn, laiil to change of thought for thle renailnder of t ht twenitytour hours. -ourely "'ma';i iiiinhunituiity to womaU' is t.!, cvili here. Hle gays in respect to gatblets and drikurds; "'I-hLye never' beemr ·.. aible to *joinIi till . hlo huu of "3 it lllkL S.1 thy tiw thle t 1 tee+"titeattic lt(~ tc~otl'4', the s\ite wlho in.y haiv'e ir ide tlie home unbearable. But, in spite of this, with wasted mleans, anl extrl care, alnd all the other deeper wioe~ which giaibliig and drunkedne ss :entail lupon the wifee, hisour philan throplhist 'ino pity in his "heart for C herl It may h.tave, bbenl-ny it probably was--physical inability to carr'y all the load placed upon her1 ) I thlat olft of' a j'olly,' rosy girls has de velored a querulons miserable wife. Wheti was the begining of this change? ltoiiltless when she e::. tered 1upol0 the ditiCs of( if ftilald mother, and possibly eof "hllolsehlil diruidge," aiid inight. watcher wvith ,'hihit'eo. And shall pit y I.' lav ,l". t ifl;y tlt,\-i . . ,: f til t i . . .t" t . .. f I S ... .i . '; " . .. , ro.m hildhood, 'h.wy d"aip YV iic.l' le 'h It seem'ut that she and inot he was the mnir. l t amid I thi.k imally hdiellren m' have felt the iijlst'icie 'te he there. Ag',ii, 1)='. Ed.on hardly su g g'sls that a malll may be a "ntag. ge~r." STrue, ait the'ei'l at his ait.cle, he says, "if the vile or the lhslibtind li ete."-a-I very ,imalillt l p hsilhility, evl deii t.ly, in his aifiinl. 1 have kilowii it least two wealthy hoitmes, where rug tru the helretne wi irritability of the "head" bt thle w I house, chili h'h have been .sint stip- ti peiei'less or diniief'ess to bed, baniish- cI y ed froti' the table (to wiich they dm Shard only just socGeeddt'd froiti the at litIim iry) lii' fi lur to 1 ol d it JOif f "l . h,.mir pro w,;i.rly, 'mll otihtr ,quall y whleltntingly gth YOB 00d ;itf ;º"t 10ud, r Shad to be lia..hel amid soothed by p the inbther's tact, while she tried to rt I uphold the dignity of the fathe' . a %Viatt of tletletadniatj lil le h pi::i a ieal Iw'i'.s! Oh, :a(re they of . ill I f n I ianintahi' that' When we Women it Sdo Wve way t tiitcalltidforseverity a it is usUtally bekause of our over- ji :sttrained nerves; Tihe geittleinaii re. p e i'red to ial`d ,ii liilt' to think of ti Sexcept thli ctreof lhitn1 --ld wiIlieh le caire, all' the hnotchY'h eoitiih1illt- i ed.a Dr. Edso;I kilonow tifit ILyiki'kf e" us unliei(que" cilet. il'o liivs I herio i 'are seasOlis iiniavoiiahille, ili li .iTy o' evei'y wsi)tiin's life, wheli' the Cll mu inltlive cat'es of -iek au'1 agulld ayid t e of little oites, collie at Oitc'. We lot cannot escapie these seas'oic " they a ile doubtless at. iirt O1 God's di ci lline. It outr eaniiieit h ll! Pie be to 1,get ;wa.y fronm the oimitioin of aslly I evil telienicy (aiid lt'e overstmaritiled iterve of ally mal a, I a in sure, Woitld 1 tll sueen'iiib) shall we not hiate frotl the ill wisest of our kind, soieitehiig that. * looks to be ,allevialive, rhithit' (hati Scotisigilmient to mediaeval tyramiy tle :tiiit the dickiig stool I ItI [i. "WVo is Gail'ett A. llohu'rt. F' liY tsk t Colit.ellilmO'iar'y. As ai good' it. many of our readeiers would doublt-° at less like a little intoruiation thloig the saile Iilie it will not he nnllliSs an to aitswer the questiolt. Holait is ve the attoriley of several railh'ottd nio " nopolies, is the boss lawyer of ev id- ery syudteate anui monopolistie con to cern witlhin his reach, and utider ne stands how to rule in the interest ses of trust and is a gold bug of the of strictest sort. The fact that hIo as ah, a very large sized bar'I had much sh- to do with his name being tacked on on to the tail of the ITational Ue ge publicatn ticket. rs "Your lawn is beautifully mowed; :il it looks like velvet." S"Itought to. I never saw velvet1 lefs that cost as aitIth a yard as Lb,,i eear- lawn does.. 8. AMlc. LawlisoN, Pres't. A. TEU'Tsc n, VicC-l'bc't. E. J. - i. . BANK OF WEST FELIIMlA.t S. thiancisrille, La. Safety deosit Boxes For .. Exchange bouglit and sold.. Prompt sertice gian itci. 1... i . - Yoir bileiness is respectfully solicited. BaInk hours fronm A. M. to 3 ' 1 J I,:(CK, S. MoC. LAWR'kSOqN, . AOL'L Ti''l, . TI TC O. )' 'Bi:' . P. IIILBOUJRNE. .JAS.1, M.I)., JNO. F. IRVINE, SR., E. L. N'EWSHIAM, ROBT. DANIEL, ..... W. BUTLEi .. Have Your GLOTHES ~ade to Order by.. .. Mercbairt Tailorg. They Guaragitee to Pit am Please You. IAREQST ASSORTMlENIT. . .LOWEST PRIGS.S OK AT THEIR SAMPLES AT MAX .i NN-. AG N T. ,,vam .. ·, . CI' · -r C lranky WorUlds' all "Isn't it stritige how cranky this Is worM is!" cdmplained. tdie' Cylic, (li' wlo Ild juSt Come in, w.. rm ad Liredi atnd t1i6 hti sc(iret|d twillow cla:ir a and a matin-leaf faiu, Without tat delaly. "Everythinig is out of gear, an, and you11 e'lt get' it sfiaightenedll to( out. You' carly your nitlitella Wj S'ith s8e y ' e'''ery ti ;i. y(ou go d(lOWII towni1 S li'r l iIit -t;inte (iay, ; arp I It never Cl I'rlins a drop, adl the fortieth day, rny you toi get your umbiella anid it rains pitchl'olks. \\hen the stores an are runlning over with bargiiils you ilhave't all y 1moe1lly ; 'ai htl i IAien You ""tI al ul dlar oIl two there are no bargains. iou n ait on the cori r ed otr a steet car until 'you get tired F% and disguisted, and walk !omne; atnd just belore you get home the car passes you, a.id ,you've haul your t walk for nothing. The maln who hd ntanlaount o, Inimoley ihas no children to speak of; giul the inma'l who has t'"tribe olf i liildre is too poor to renlt a house large eoughli to hold them. l.Trlobc y who ad to,go gut and hustle 1r a jviig 1'y the time lie is I tell years old, is the boy who is dy- Silig-fiir ~ti eilatotilluaiid who wotild niiake thie most of overy oil)Ortuni - ty; and the youiig matn who has o worlds orlu ionvy and :ould be a P Sthioroughly duluat ed imani i tlcaptlllli ti 1 of a base hiil iine and -voullin't ik know a Lati, o'ipde. from a stiteet e catr. t "You have a goo4hdinner at iLome Severy (ly yfor 1ta imonth; and thelt .Y tlw very r~ext day you takrtle Vi, old :itieiud h'io'me with you, anid housel. cleaninig is (O)In,' atll every room i, S*'rolng side out, anld you ditil' Ot c.1~ i potiftoes anid cheese. ig 'Lt's the same thing all the way Sthroulh4. You fall in love with aI iR girl, and' instead of reciprocating she trhroWs herself away on some low-brid fol:v who doesn't cotln t. paure wilh you in looks. 1 "Your purse is. always empty, Sanlld yet by solid oversight ill make ue lip you were given tho ti tastes of a millionaire. e "You love delicate perfumes, and ed travel, and the society of bright; ,c. people. and you have to work l fom iuunyise to setnset to keep bieilidt and un st, ithe lrder; and to buy yf ib "d; self ai t Ocasionwal cLeap handnidi . d own, ut~ .:, . t "Ye every i rat ouirt of ear aj ii el lot ZAtid the Uytijo lay back in 1011 chliair with cloi sei ' _ylf twh 3,jipptitlie ; .w¶oniinc1, atid sic chilu i(I stOit alround andll(i i fanilned lim-11. ,Julia Truitt Bishop. ' DMrs. Ilitie Noah of this place, w a taken in the night. with cramping pains and the nex day diarnhoea set in, 81li took half a bottib of black berry cordiil - hut. goit-io relief. She then sent to inm to-= -ee if I had anything that would help her, I sent her a bottle of Chamberbhin's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy and, te = fthst dose relieved her. Another of our neighbors had been sick for about a week and had tried .differeut remedies for di arrhoetb'uit'kept getting worse. I sent him te samojemnedy. Only fbnr doses ,of it wererequiired to enrehin. liHe says ho owes his recovery to this wonderful remn . edy.-,Mrs. Mary Sibley, Sidney Mich. For sale by L. P. Kilbourne, Druggibt. Woman's Iuanltce. As a rule, the whole tone of . ihome depelnds l 1)on , woman at the .i liend of it, the average home, nIot the poverty-stricken home,. nor the -wealtby,. tt this average home, Wvhether suiuishine shall enter the ' roollms, whether the dl'awig-roonm * 5ltalJ be us~iedtui enjoyed, whether, the table shall be invitingly spread, whether light antd bright fires give w'armith ald cleetr .in winter nights --whether, in brief, ti e ho0111 shall be an. ugi ealble o1 disagreeable place,' is usually whI it the -woman determiues,.. MenC are powerless In that matter. Some find solace for It i'mItl i; .meo ill study; so01ie, OgL patioi ill busiiness. Some submit with what patience they can. Oth ers are attracted by the cheer of their clubs, and it is especially y yOilg mlen who ajre a1pt, ill o01e- .,5 quenIcS, to drift into bad company 3ai'tll habiti. ;:. I II . , Dickens' Personal Side. r Steplhen 1iakke, ha probaey ý knew Dickens as intimately as &id-. any Americaiu, l8 .hb ceen induced e to write of f the Personal Side oft. Dickens" for the September Ladies' Home Journal. ,Mr. Fiske often ' spent seasons with, lthe amous nov elist at Gad's Hill, and his, article a will describe the inetleits. of these visits, Dickens' home lite, his mneth 11 od of working, and his pastimes, it It will possibly suprise Dickens' Il friends to learn, through AMr. Fiske, Id that a considerable portion of his " it library was made up of dummy $ books, which, however, offered the atl'thor a target for some of his do i hlighttul satire in giving them ti, ot ties, and ifforded his guest great alnuemucnt.