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Official Journal. of the Parish of West Feliciana and School Board.. LEAVI~~4E, Jr,, Pub. gad Prod. NV. I 1 \WIS\ III, 1\ !'ý+ti'~I' X\~l~'Alt 1'11 11, .LA., SATIUR)DAY, OCIOIWIE3 189(. VOL. 5i.---N) 4 - Ta .-.1 "- , r '' . . . T , " . . .. - + . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . -r l . . . . .. . ":~ . . . . . ell John H. Stone, Fnwell, ill ito , L.t. POWELL & STONE, ,r -aC1 t - Lott w, Sgt. E neusvil'le, Ina. w. I. IEiCYY. 'iMPLE & PERCY, i yr . -' t , 1 . L a. n p~ractice in auy court in this ice in Bank Bruilding.-- 4 - TGClILLE, .LO U.I l.slNA. t.. A. . BARROW, I lician a nd Surgeon, i Et. ]r i vlle,' , La. i Leske building. T'i(elphine ,wered fr'nl , ither K ilbo iurne ' foru's drug stor'cs. DR. H. LOFTOJN, Crown aluil l i.!:. 1 ti tr. Clint', oi l . 1 -,th ,f t ac Ey POWELL, D.D.S., U ldcsvilit, ' Sprepared to (do) all wAork in Q line. lice at reshiece. iT. Gastre l, ..11iWA1, S'I'OV.ES, WA;ON e ,CARRIlifiE WOOD) lWu.IK. Furnishing Goods. " PE, TI' 1).v' 'j11 i IN: N MA INE iAY Rl'i EE, SAS"i, INDS, DOORS, ETC. O8EPH STERN, ....Dealer in.... Seroal epchanc-ise. Stable in C i!cionli With Store. p ;If Horses and Mules for sale. tis'action Guaranteed. S. STETN, P. KILOBOU1E , Ro1yal 1nld Prosperpiy treclts, St. Fraiulc .vill, iL.. Sl01ions carefully comlpouuded. t1 aelection of D)rugs, Patent F edicines, and Notions. Carden Seed on Hand W. RAYNHAM,, tractor and Builder. S ors and Dressed Lumber kept Bstantly on hnaud at shop, near residence, i to Suit the Times. ,thern surance Corpany New Orleans, La. . ' .......... ,000oo Bou lses, Saw MillRs, Coun iee, Dwelling Houses nd Barns. Address, (flar, Jr., Local Agent, Feliciana Female Collegialt Institute, ...JACKSON, LOUISIANA... The 48th session of this Institution will open September 1, 1896. The L memberst.f the IFaculty are ladies of culture. S'wlAr,.Is in eich depart nient. Superior advantages are there by offered to those young ladies desir ing a thorough anud inisheld education. I ''h h1:tltlh of the 1 ustitutiol is unsur m'ts:5eal. For prtitcnltas and catalogue ad dres, , M1 ISS L . CATL!T"T, Irin., J.ackspn, La. - __________--- - t ".OT'11d SWEET HLOME, a 'ITIlEIRE'S NO !'LA,('E LIKE. HOME,'' fa itivere, t stetinenit, and for that rea:sotn dhulhly vetil rnamied is that ex 13 ' The To the 0young hLuies and girls iu its charge it ;ives t e atantages of in I tructit n inr literature, science and art, cum0lii:d w: ith a:ll th1 environments of I a rerivedl honm: ; so that while the wind is cultivated tl:u helart is not neglected in le1br:-ing the ways of noble woman Sho. d. For c,Iralgune and terms. aipply to MISS SPHItE B. WRIGHT, Prin.., 145t6 Camp Street, New Orloans, La. STATE NORMABL CHOOL NATCHITOCHES, LA. Hatibntained by the State for the r:trmini of teacl'rs. Affords thorough )r'plartion fior the pr'ofession of teach 1ug: full courste of academic study, prc::ti:al training in the art of teach ing, one year of daily practice in I nidelt-I schools under guidance of skill ,l !:tai;ning teachers. Class work cx empliitie.i the best of modern thought in matter and method of instruction. lDilmttai entitle-s "radhuate to teach in any public school of Louisian: without exnri nation. 'lTuttioo free to students who teach one year after graduation. Entire ex pense for session of eight month, $110. Twelith annual session begins Oct. 1, 1`i896. For catalogue write to B. (C. 4(!,LWELT, Pres. BANK HOTEL, ?R,. F. 31. I).VI I),0N, Prop. Bo011by ay,Week or Monthi, TEIM"1,, $1. O P]ElR I)AY. Monthly rates made on alpplication. Location, central. Surround ings, pleasant. Traun sients solicited. lank Euti~,g, St, Frnacisville, Lou'si n3., Hotel Windsor, .,,..SLAU llEI, LA..... Mrs. J, 0. Howell, Proprietress. ....BOARD.... By the day or month. Single Meals F1urnitshed. .....B41'O- SARA, LA..... -BinacsiPlltnl W:elright, LO 'tC ( and (; : 4NMTrlTH , Eoil: ard Gin S l:n dl opaing a Speoialtl. All w,,rk ti1! rnmaius in my shop over 90 days ii b .: old to pay cost. J. G. DIEIVI, 0 ....St. Francisville, La.... l Practical Tin Smith, COPPER and SHEET.IRON WORKER. Tin Cuttering and Roofing a Specialty. I, iiAll work guaranteed. NEWSY ITEMS OF INTEREST, vi Condensed into Short and Pithy Pararaphs o For Our Subscribers. a ti FUSION COMPLETED IN LOUISIANA, afour cithe Basin Levee Coanmisslou- o ers--Murder and Suicide-A Tinner C :I reaks Ilii Ih -'.ad::a' (lr.uantea- Johnson Arrested. Failure aat; Monroe. Sam Nathan, a merchant doing bu'i uess on a small scale at Monroe, La., was closed by the sheriff Tuesday. .ti is learned that his jiabilities are some thing over $900 anad his assets will amount to about 8.100. IFusion Completed in Loulisiana. 1It'So, was ugreed ulpon bletween Dem iocrats anti l'Papuli:s at their con- I ftlrence hell in .la:ton Rouige Friday. the electoral ticket to be diviletd, giv- ing Watston four Louia.siant votics, but, all agreed to vote for Bryan. Fal!s Tl'.hty Ft"eet. JoL.n ('r.er', a tiner, w:ile work in' on the roof of the new 'aitholic (hurcth, at Laaete, - Saturaday, fell to the grou'.'1 , lbre,:t ,ing aI leg a d slaria.in Sig tihe anikle of th.e other leg. The fall ,ta at least thirty feet. Paardo n tGraead. 1A pard1lon to restore eeizenshiip has been grantedi \i':n. ''obin, co:icted of la cciny in C('aneron pai'ish July -22, 189i3, and sentenced to tihe p1)litentiary for oneta yCear. The recommendatiota for pardon was sigued by the full lhorurld. I-;tyoul (ola Su-ptret Rel'ease l. ('cloina TIomasto, the Italian accused of bi:ing imnllicated in the Bayou(oula Inuplt'r, was given a Ipreliminary trial Monday by Judge E. B. T1albot :.t Plaqut..mine, and as there was no evi dence against the taccused he was re leased. (7rinaditng (Conunenaced. The sugar house of Barrow & Li )bla:ae, on the Pecan plantation inp PIqalllomine parish, commenced grind ing Monday. The majority of the sugar planters will commence about the middle of October. The sugar crop will be short in that parish on account of tile dry weather. t New School lhoard ('rg.tnizes. The new scho:a 1 board met at Natchi toches 'ifonlay, for the purpose of effecting an organjization, which was dotne b.y the election of Major R. B. iHodlingworth president and U. I'. Breazeale, secretary and superintend, enat of schools. The board adjourned t until next Monday. C(atholie ('hurch Corner-Stone La.id. The corner-stone of the naew Catho lie .Church in Shreveport, was ]aid MondIay afternoon, at 3 o'clock, with ippropriate services. Bight lcv. A. )utier wats assisted by Fathers W. PoweI, S. J.:, of Sprinig Hill College, Mlbile, Ale.; N. J. Boilleaux, St. Viucent's Academy;, L. Lambert aand S. B. Scharl, of Holy Trittity Church. S iurder and Suicide. At about 7 o'clock Saturday morn , ing HIarry Blumenthal G(oldsmithl shot and wounded Joselph Goldstein, an in timate friend and ycompanion; and then killed himself, in a boarding house at No. 218 Bourbon, between CI(stomhouse andt Bienville streets, SNew Orleans, on account of a practical jo!ke whlich had been played on both parties. S Quiet Reign~s at Amiti (City. 'heo committee al)pointcetl by the mob at Indeoeuncnce came to Amite City Tuesday and hlad a talk with the paris~h officials. The officials stated that Johnson, tihe mulAerer of the Cotton family, would be tried at an early day, at Amite City. This state ment apparuitly satisfied the molx leatders ancd thle armed citizens on horseuack were ordered to disperse, Sand the militia have retnrned to their homes. .lJohinson Arrcsted. The negro lienT Johiu rToharson, who murdered the' Cotto, fatmtily and otherls near Indlep.ndete last T'uesday night, was caplturet in East Baton R:age parish 'hl::rs:day l a mana named Shftons, whalt ]ivu. in thata sctiorn. John - son was evidently making his wtay to Baton Rouge. The posse were only a few miles behimid him andl hot on his Strail wheti Mr. Stones made the capture. Through the recommendation of Mr. W. C. Harvell, of St. Helena, the pos so agreed to take the ne2ro to Green burg and place him in jail there for safe keeping until the officers of Tangi Spaboa parish arrived. Deputy Sheriff McMichacl left at an early hour Friday morning to take charge of his prisoner. Johnson now occupies a cell in the parish prison at Now Orleans. - , Bunch of Sunday Violators Up. Judge L. P. Caillouet, of the distrio ,-.~ rr~ court, at Thibddaux, Saturday, called . before hinm four persons charged with violating the Sunday. law by selling liquor on Sunday. Owing to pressure of business of importmuce, he placed them under $500 bond each to appear at the next session of the court, which will meet in March next, and warned them that if they violated the law again he would have them arrested ( .forthwith, "put under $500 peace bond not to again violate the law; and that they might expect the extreme penalty of the law to be passed upon them in case of any further violatio'. The judge warned them that there would be no more leniency extended to such E tranagressors. Lafourse Hasin Levee ('onmm!ssioners The newly appointed board of com- N Iniseioners for the Lafourse basin leven .Pstrict met at D)onaldsonvilleSaturday~ with all the members in attendance, - as follows: Lafourche, T. I). Kent; Assumption, A. J. Lalande; Ascension, I Victor -Alauriu; St. James, James K. Tucker; St. John, Paul Berthelot; St. Charles, Thos. Sellers; Jefferson, Jas. S. Brady ;Plaqluenines, Rosellus Petez railroads. J. D. Willis. Mr. Manurin wus elected president by a vote of 5 .to 4 for Mr. Kent, and Mr. Berthelot was choseo vice president, receiving ( votes to b for Millis. W. .J. MeJCune, of Jelersion, and L. D). St. Martin, present incumbents, were nnlninateli for seeretary. The vote stood, Me Cun:e 5, St. Martin 4, and the former was declared elected. L:terl .1 ppotlllimitels by the Governor., (Gov. o.-ter has appuintit:l D. E. Nichiolson ai4oteste.or of Ca(ildo parish, vie' .i. (. Soup, resigned; ulfri'rd Mloss memler of the board of school diree tor, 1ar'is of Orleans, view W. (. iRogers, resigned, and the fllow in,! slcrv1,ors' of election: Arthur Kelly, "l'ercrhone parish; John Blu.-.·d, be ria; ilollilet LeBlane, Vermillion; N. H. M[cLeod, Red River; W. W. Me Queen, West Felicitan; J. M. Carruth, aSt. Hrelena; Geo. K. Bradford, Acadia, W. G. Gray, West Carroll. Fidonir Estilette inspector of wei"ghts and measures, Lafayette parish, and th.: t following supervisors of election; J.l,. losmer, St. 'Taitmanilly; C. M. Rich ard, Calcasievi; Charles F Burn, St. Lnndry; P. Albert D)ellowver, Lafi ette; Louis Lozano, Ibervill'; . #. Sherro,1, Jack:0on; G. C. (oldmnt i1 Concordia. The governor hasi albo ap a pointed the following members ot the coxnmmisoi'o for the .tosier~ levee dis trict: W. (. Vance, T. W. W. Sten t rou, .' 1B. C:ash, Warren Belcher, W. r T. Clu.lit;, William Hodges, \ndrew Presidentl Nicholls Airreslted. The expected has happened. Since .the oiing of the statement of the ii i- tliulators of the Bank of Commerce, Nf ew Orleans, there has bieet much said aof the conduct of Presidclnt Nich oils and some of the oflicials of the defulnct concern.l The grand jury has the matter in hand, but Fl'riday morn d ing t bomb was exploded by the mak iug o i an affidavit against Pr'esident Nieholls and Cashier DeBlacn, unde: i aict of the legislature providing , penalty fhor the punishment of any an "1ok (ofiieer or director receiving d, h poits or creating a decbt, knowing nu:b Sinstitulion to be on the eve of failing. wI.v I ' exactly 10:30 o'clock when 3r. C . 3. lorles appeareI before tile I irst retcorder' court, accompanied bh Shis attdorney, J. Q Flynn, unit swore Sto n atfidavit against Sicholls aud I)uBlhne. At 1:30 p.m. court officer McCerran I;f,, the bank with Prtsi 2- dent. Nicholls, and procceded to the firstr recorde-'s court. When the ac u- ensed appeared in court Iecorder hin negan ascendid the bench and called ig the prisoners before himnt. After read n ing the allidavit, they were asked to a, plead. They replied not guilty and al were then ordered to fuInnish $500 bond h each. Chief Justice Nicholls signed the bonds of both parties. i M31..11 Train Blown Up. to A Havana dispatch, dated FPiday, Ie contains the following items: "The 3d insugents have blown up, with dyne 2e mite, a mail train from Puerto Prin I eipe. Five soldiers of the eseort \were C wounded. The,tobacco fields olf'the )Y Antonio plantation, .Matanzas, hve: in been burned by the insurgents. The SQueen BRegent has pardoned Oscar. ir Lubizarroba, a nephew of the war minister, who had been sentencl. to death for taidng part in the insurrec tion. - At the railroad scation of Villa. 1o Nueva, this province, 'the police have I, captured a quantity of ashogany ,. which had been hollowed out and used ' ith transport arms and ammunition to :.. tlt in,~rgents, ." to . . ,a A Baby Kiied by Rats. is Three big rats attacked the twg ec. month-old boy baby of Isaac Ashrer Er. Sunday night, in Balt.more, gnawjng, )s- its face, head and neck to such an Cx n- tent that it died in a short time., Thhu 'ot mother of the baby had gone to mar-" i- ket and the father had left it sleeping ,iff on a bed in a room on the second floor ay .while he. went into his store down r. stairs. .But a short time had' elapsed he when Mr. A4sher heard the infant cry:. ing as though in pain._ He hurried up stairs and as he entere4.theroom three t large rats jumped 'from' the kabyP o- couch and&sumpercd off. ":" -Irt The development of the railroad, the bicyole, and other substitutes for the horse has brought about a peculiar condition of affairs. In North Da kota, Montana, Northern Idado, and Washington, 'there are one hundred 'and twenty-five thousand horses roam ng around ,the prairies, and eating tib.grass that might be used profit abjy in feecding cattle and sheep. The Shorses are practically valueless, "nd the owners are hllnlesa. In proportion to its size,' Eglan haseight times s many milep of :rail. way as the tiuted States. :u: ::~· - It is estimated that Queen Victoria now rules over 367,000,000 people. A Disastrous Freight Wreck. A disastroja freight wreck occuirred Saturday iht on the Philadelphia k ReaWiug railroadl, nine miles southdast of. Milton, Pa: A..n empty .eng'inete dep'eollideI with.a heavy 'laiten cqal i tai, .thrqwing eleven t oal cars, off tht track and buying Edgneer Mitcell, of the former, .beneath .the" ruins. Fireman K1.lly, who. was on the esain, engine,. umped o0',, bit - was so- .adly. injured that bl diid,; too, A'man by" the name of Burlew, who was riding o0i the train, .was' terribly- bruied. The',lrock, itiaj aid, was ldue to dis obt lienee of orderA: . -. 4.;~·i FL X, o. L:awaAsoN, Pres. " A. TzsrscH, YVie-Pres. E. J. BBoK, O:ahiel BANK OF WEST FELIGIANA, ...:ST. FRANCISVILLE, LA.... Cash Capital, - - - $25,000. Safety Deposi Boxes for Rent, Exchange bought and sold. Prompt service guaranteed. Your business is solicited. Bank hours from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ])ruIc:roueS:--]E". J.. Buck, S. McC. Lawrasou, Adolph Teutach, O. D. ,\ooks, L. P. Ki!ilournae, ',Jam es Leake, M. 1).; Johu F. Irviue, Sr.; E. L. Xewshamn, R.ojert )aniel, T. W. Bullter. ,~---U Y~Y ~ U~W4 ~ql-------------hl F. M. Mumford, M.DU, .....)DIALE:l, IN.... DRUGS AND CHEMICALS, .....'erfurncry, Toilet Articles, Soaps and Brushes..... Fine Stationeriy & Blank 2.oo®, .....I NS, INK and PENCILS..... CUTLERY., NOVELTIES and NANCY COODS, CIGAN,'*. and:(I 'i¢.)I'O1BCCO. PRESCRIPTIONS C.RIEFULLY CilMPOUNDED. Agency of F. Hammer & Company's READY MIXED PAINTS. .NEW GOODS I EW' PRICES. I Roumain Bros., The Jewelers, ....ATON ROUCE,' LA.... For the Fa'll and Winter Trade we. have se* cnred thb( finest selection ever seen in this part of the State of oia or ds, Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, Optical Goods, and SiIer ware, AT THE VERY LOWEST MARKET PRICE!! We can and will sell lower than any bhonu in the South. We give a per sonal guarantee pn all goods bought of us. Country orders solicited and proimptly attendaed to. Fine Watch Repairing and Engraving a Specialty. A Few Words With You About Clothes...... We have one thousand Suits of Men's Fine: Clothing just 4from the tailor's hantls, sew and up-to-date Styles-wecan fit your figure ase' well as your purse. OUR STYLE8 ARE EXCLUSIVE I Not to be found elsewhere. Our prices range from $5.00 to $25.00. ,, L. B. 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