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OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF TlHE PARISH O.F WEST FELICIANA AND SCHIIOOL BOARD.
VOL. 5. ST. FRANCISVILIE, LOUISIANA, SATURDAY, AUG.29, 1896. I (
,jOFvjSSIONA L CADUIS.
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JOHN H. STONE,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
will practice ill court' of this district,
and in those o1f Fourth Circui t.
post otice adtdress Clinton, la.
'.ot, aSE'l.t. W. R. PFRcY.
SEMPLE & PERCY,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
Willpractice in al.y court in this district.
Otle, it Bank Bdg.,
ST. FRANClS'VILLE, IA.
DR. A. F. BARROW,
pHYSIOIAN and SURGEON,
Mft. F'rnciiwville, I.n.
00ice-in Leake Building. T'lephone
call asweredFlrom either Kilbourue's or
Dr. II. LOFTON,
Crown and Bridge Work
Will be in St. Francisville on the 1st and
il Cliuton on the 15th, of each iimo:th.
Sidney Powell, D. D. S.
St. Francisv ille. La.
:.Ispreolaed to do all work in his line
~01lce at r*bidence.
UIlyou Sara, La.
Lock & Cunsmith.
BOILERS AND GIN S1ANDS RE
PAIRING A SPECIALTY.
- All work that remains in my shop over
90 DAYS, will be sold to IY cost.
jJIVERY S'I'ABIE IN CONNECTION
Supply of Horses and Mules for Sale.
Foot of Hill,
A. T GASTRELL,
Hardware, Stoves, Wagon
and Carriago Woodwork
HOUSE FURNISHING dOODS,
Rope, Woodas' Mowing Ma
chines, Hay Rakes, SwIsh
Blinds, Doors, Etc.
J. G., Diem
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'Tin Smith, Copper &
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etral Manufacturing and
linmber C.o., Limited.
All kinds of Store nud Office lFittings,
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Ofice and Factory: Cor. l[ownard Avenue
*ad Drrades St., He:id of Now Basin.
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1, 1.a. ~ NEW ORLEAbNS, LA.
. yWa~U e rand Skin O1ntment
: & allead for eaema,N Tetter, Salt
. rcd Head, Sore Nipplea Ch pes
...tc.g Pile; Bums, Frost Uites
'y'B Ees land. Granurlated Eye Lids.
ey. rlluggists at 25 cents per box.
,. oFttiin h rse iii / fine healthy con
Sy "Ir. Cady'& Condition Powders.
- L~altOB up~the system, aid digestion, enre
Vow ars and destroy worms, giving
e.to old or orer.wmrked horse. 25
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C~1 IMBERLAIN-HUNT ACbADEMY
Boarding School fio" n" io-ys,
PORT CIBSON, MISS.
hates extremely low owing to an en
Gownlent. lfhalthful location in the "hill
collntry.'" Hl-)Lomu int:liences. New gyn'+
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that while the nmind is cultivat.ad, the G
heart is not neglected in learning the ways
of inle womanhood. tb
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e The SYMPTOMS of Liver Complaint are a bitter
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Synlopsiw of the New Elec
The fi:'st sectioi of tie tnew law
provides that ' all Iballots cast at
all ehectiollnsailerr Novellm er , 189I
shall Lie printed and distribluted at
Section 11 provides that the
board of supervisors it ail 10l ishls
except Orleans S hllll consist o I t e
persolns, one alppointed b<!.'
govelllrnor, oiet to Ibe elected i,
police jury 11and1(1 the other t., te i'
register of votlers, who, hall ali
point their conlnll)listioners of ele:
tioilh iroe opiposig political par
Section 13 provides that each
poilitical party tHaving candlidate
on th.e 'oflifil ballot" 111(d .nceh
illtdelenldeut eandidaIte shall he eia
titled to a watcher at each poll
who shall witness the entire elec
Section 31 provides "that in par
ishes and townis of less than illty
Iloutsantd inllhabitants the officer
whose duly it is to designllate anid
aplpoint pollinlg plh'es shall erect
ill front of eac(iih po;lllg jplace bar
riers enclosing a space at least
thirty feet square. Etich of such
enclosed spaice shall cOlllainl table
0'o shell of c'__..V.llienlt heigh. t for
writinlg, 1linl shall be ful'iished with
slupplies and col1veliiellces inchlud
iig blacek ink pads, blotting jIa
per ll1d pelcils as will einable the
voters to prepare their ballots for
As the police julries select nad
establish the pollilg lplaces, it will
be their dnuty to erect the railings iil
fholit of each pi'ecilct.
Section 4S pr'oviles for the Ionli
Slnatiol of canldidtlates, whlicl shall
be doi0e by a auiltlus or (colIvenltioll
of unily politial ( pai ty which ilas
cast 10 per eelt of th votes of the
district at Ilie iprecedili g geleral
electio11, or by uominatioi papers
signed by 1000 voters for at State
loflice andl 100 voterls for a district
r Section 51 provides that all lloml
illatioll certificates shall be given
to the Secretary of State befolbre 5
pI. m. o the 4th 'rTuesday boleore tlhe
- election and the Secretllary of State
Sshatll proultlgate Il tho olfticial
Sjournal the ianrmes of all the caui
0 Section G5 provides the form of
t the ballots which are to be prilted
by the Secretary at the e.xpelusu of
The Iames of all the canllidates
for all the oflices are priILted on oite
ticket andi arrallged in alphabeti
cal order .ullder the desiglnatiol, o9f
the office aild it votillg pIlco sh1all
be left to the right of each cantdi
is date's lanle.
Section 60 provides that toe folt
lnw g tgr diroeLiotlu shall be cOtlspict
Som1ly lIrillted onl tle flicl lol IIle bil
lot: To vote for a ea(llldidate olh.
literate with the ofictial st:lamp Ihe
white circle opposite his nmie.
To vote for a ca;ndidate ftir an office
whelln hl.+lname is not. printed Its a
canldidate therelor, write his nalme
wilh pencl in the blank space under
the printled lllies of candidates ftr
slcli otfite ;Iand oblitelrate with offi
cial stamin' the white circle at the
right of the name so wvrlttenl.
Ai 3, ot her mark invalidates the
Thecse ballots together with full
instiretlolls for the guidance of
Voteh's shall be sent to thlie sitaLr
vi.sors who will give thenl to the
coiniissioniiers. Whieii nver a voter
p:.eseots himselfl to vote, the colll
lissione'lirs look on I le pull book
fi: his nil;he, and ii it is fnllin they
lelrliit hiiin to euter the enlulosed
spatce noidi give hLimn a tiIlled tick' t
with .ofcial lb llot" ai:I tihe ':1. e
of the ..Secreitary of ito;lit. on Inark t,
it. Tilc 'o.utr nfiulihs the ih'kl
antld i:'ks it and hle a rhelhl
it /lld votes. It he spils at. iack t
in trying to imark it, lie lilst givC'
the spoiled lictket back aml g t
another. No voteri is allowed 1to slayI
in the inclosed spaue more tlhan
~iection 78 provides that alter the
voting is over (thle polls close at 4
o'clock) the commissioners first
swear to the soill list. iThey then
swear to the i: mnbter of spoiled bat
lots. They then count the ballots
uivoled and see it they corrtes1pontld.
'Thly lheln open l he box and colntll
the mi ilner-ft votes without unfo!d.
iug thelm to see if the umltllber telr
oily after all tIe e^et i is:uir''
Tile 'ltºhu.1 so e e ht lt o ir tlli 'n b
all spoiledl ballots a.iil all ballols
not voted. 'h'lty alre'o lorbilde tio
assist alny one to mlak his b!,l
lot excepll. lhe blind anltl the yi
The law it very lengthy atud we
icannot publishl itl n lfll. But fon'
the benefit of our .u Ileis we have
called ttetntion to its leaping teat.
ures.-St. Tamma.ny Farmer.
My little boy, when two years of age,
was taken very ill with bloody flux. I
was advised to use Chamberlain's Colic,
Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy, and luck
ily procured part of a bottle. I carefully
read the directions and gave it according
ly. He wa8 very low, bat.slowly and
surely he bean to improve, gradually re
covered, and is now as stout and strong as
wvr. I Ieeloaitre it saved his life. I nev
er can praise the remedy half its worth.
I am sorry every on ie i the world does
not know how good it is, a I do.-Mbrs.
Lina S. Hiuton, Grahamsville, Marion Co.
Florida. For sale by L. P. Kilbourse,
A celebrated orator used to tell
this story of the way in which his
teacher inl mathimatics taught him
ti del)end upon himself:
I was setit to the blackboard, anill
went, uncertain, lull of whimper
'That lesson must be learned,
s(id mn teacher, in a very quiet
tone, but with a terrible intensity.
All exilduatious and excuses he
trod under loot with utter scornful
ness. 'I want the problem ; I don't
want any reason why you hatven't
it,' he would say.
'I did study two hours.'
'That's nothing to me; I want
the lesson- You need not study it,
atall,or you may study it tor, hours
just to suit yourself. I want the
It. wa tough for a greet boy;
but it .L'ii8soned me. In less than
, mo. h t I lhad the llmost intenee
esense of i,,tellectunl independence
and courage to defend my recita
One day his .cold, calm Yelse.11
upon me in the midst of a demon
I hesitated aid theti went back
to the' begintinig, and ont reahSitig
thie same point again, 'No !' uttered
wI a lnoe "of convict.ieo, baIrred my
'.The next!" and I sat down in red fj
He, too, was stopped with 'No !'
but went right on, ftdial.nd, and, as c
Ihe ast down,. wax. awarded with
"Why," whimpered I, 'I re- a
cited it just as lie dial. auid you said, Il
'No ! C
" .Why didn't you ay yes and e
stick to it? It is not enough to 1i
know your lesson n you must ii
know, that you know it. You I
have le.snae, noth~ing till you are a
sure. If all. the world aIys 'No,' t
you: business is to. say 'Yes,t' and
prove it," :
,lMine. Carnot, the widow of the
late President of France, is a te-.
maurkably generous - woman. The t
brother of her husband's murderer I
found it imtlossible to gain emlploy- '
melnt after the tragedy. At last, I
after having nearly starved in PrisI,.
he "tratlmped" into Italy, where he
succeeded in getting-the post of por
ter in a monastery. All went well
until one day the head of the chap
. ter discovered his nalue and his an
tecedents, when he was immediate
ly diimissea. However, a gentle
Uman who heard the story undertook
t to write to Mine. Uruot on the
t man's behalf, and in return re.
coived a letter promising that lhe
e should hlve food and emlployment
as long as she lived. M te. Car
inot was as good its her word,
and her protege is now a thriv
e ing taid respected shopkeeper in
'It is.o aid that women cannot
IhrootW because a peculiar formation
of the shoulder blade that prevents
the swing necessary to (ho proper
t proputblon of a stone or other ob
D1o Speak Lowa
Within the past few years it has '
comie to be an unspoken decree of
lahion thata loud voice--ppatrent"
13' the louder theIbetter-shoult be
a- part of the equinimit of the sa..
She must have aup, open,. bold ,
stare, and tones that are donminant
aitlni taseistive. She has altogether
torgottenI the low voice "most ex
cellent in womanl," tiuud is at pres
ent lo; be. heard on eotutletsahotel -
piazzas and cottage grouuds.slhriek':;
ing tand seneaming as, in "A'nnis
Kilburn," ILowells declares that.-'
al ' Americant womUll Iro-- proUn'e
Certainly th~ young girl is. It is
a distressing and ratherAl discon
certing thing to be obliged to over
hear her confidences related at the
top of her lungs and the end-of
the-century girls have very healthy
lungs-about what "he sid," antld
what "I said," to ~ ii i No matter
how "pretty bebav ," according to.
the strickest rules of otiquette, a
modern wolnl, may be, she very
seldom tlwa i, mild voiee.a Qreakrl ..u -
in low, sweet tones.
Dusiug a serpTon recently at Rius-.
ton, Samu JIolas said that "if Umy
dog bad atsuiatli withi the Lsuisi
ana legislature uat ilt last session, I
would have killed himk when became
back home." The St. Landry Clatr
ionl says Saul is uortect,. ior any dog
who would go back to him after
having lived in :espectable society;
fbr sixty days ought to. be kilL.
That is tit lotr tat.
S. hM ('. LAWHASUN, Pres't. A. 1't"Ir6CH, Vice-l''I 't. 1 : . Lut K, ',.
BANK OF- WEST FELICIANA,
St. Francisville, La.
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Safety deposit Boxes For Rent.
Exchange bought and sold. Proniapt service gitarantoed.
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.aicalatl'dt ogresrsivu8 .OOls of thekind the wuaad t e s id a n In the-i, h.
In dor d by banker i mrchants, ministers,nd , ther. o._ or eeu s in kk.e _'pial oith us r e-. g q -
totwelve week byte olpha n. Thor President, J.F. Drauboa, I. author of ~Dagb .a' . Nw.
stem of Bookkeeping," wnr. annot be taught in cy= ,, her school.
6000gn oege If we canno show me written appllcatloi i r ook=epm and
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"o. J E. DUtUGHoN, Naihville.-I now, have a position as bookkeeper and stenographer
for theSouthenr Groery Com my, ofthisplace; saary., s.eoper tonth. Iloweitallto you book,
o bok-rkeeplg rand borhtbhnr preared (ot home study.--rArsamtrwog, Aire l, ,Ar. .r
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