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Official Journal of the Parish of West Feliciana and School Board.
.1 .IE, Jr., Pub. and Prop. ST. FRiANCISVILLE, WEST FEICIANA PAllISil, LA., SATURDAY, NOVEM1BEl 14, 18%. V OL. 5.---NvO . Y, W LE E, Jr., Pub, and ProplL1I~ l Join f. St,,ir J.Pnetl,("ilton,~ La. ,oWELL & STONE, oruieYs'- -L w gt. FraPwiilt', La. 1.W. . PERCY. sEMPLE & PERCY, orlYS- t -- Law~o. p raC tic e in a ! ny c o ur t i n t h is 1 pOfce in jonk'uildini~. yAC1SVIýYILLE, ,LOý:iTJ:riS . DR.,A. F. EARR OW, ysIiafl and urge St. Franci.'i1;, La. in Leak) LtaiiO. l otn dOST rtd Irorlfl ! it!)il'i' s1;ll;)i1llL'e i frotacl' i~: lt lii 121born o d~~lriug btociT'. ________ K DR. H. L . 7 3W, 04W1 z'id ~ ' Work a· B 'ccciillt;;· kin St. Frr.a'eisjdili nil tlO 1st jfl Cuintd Ol u t 1,,:h of ctcch Nov PO024L , ' . ., t PE!~.?dKi C T Ti~ Frnacisvilie, - Iou:i' jnnn, t pr;pared to tao all w ork in his iae. 0111cc at rcl:iieuco. T, G at& 12, IARIIW ARE, i3'I'OVES, W_ "GN sadCARRIdMR WO;l) WUi01:i. use Furnishing Ccods. ROPE, HOODS' iImItNMi MA.. 'LINDS, DOORS, ETC. JOSEPH STR6, ....Dealer in... eneral Sbbip in Con C lon With Store. ply of Horses and Mules for saIc. Satii!actjon Guaranteed. JoS. ST'h'DRN9 Foot of' HI ill. L. P. KIL120'6 3. ., Rsyai and Prosperity 5trects, St. F'raccisv-itlt, ii:i. Cf~in, carrefullyl comnpoundedcc. C~icsele~ction 4)[ Drugsa, Partent Mledicinep, a~nd Notions. feh arden Seed on Hland and Bvui~de, Doore and Drcas~e LT¶ kc're1A :cofl8tafltl)- on ilaci at sh~op, Ue:ar res~idence, theTemz3 Of N~ew Orleans, La. Isseta."····...........$30,00 "'''··~···.. 25,0O0 fr Stores, ])wellingrv'one ~.Lelke, Jr., LocaI Agent1 Stl)als ahiu cdblcg C F6!iciana Female Colegia; Institute, ...JACKSON, LOUISIANA... The 48th session of this Institution will open September 1, 1896. Tho members of the Faculty are ladies of culture. SPEC1ALISTs in e:icl depart ,ment. Superior advantages are there by offered to those young ladies desir ing a thorough and finished education. The health of the Institution is unsur passed. For particulars and catalogue ad dress, MISS L J CATLET'r, Prin., ,lac'kson, La. "HOME SWEET HOME, TiIEP.E'S IO FLACE LIh E ,OIIME,' Is a universal sentiment, and for that reao:,n1 doubly well nanmud is that ex cllet School, To the young ladies and girls in its charge it gives tihe adantages of in atruction in literature, science and art, com!'inc'd with all the environments of a refined home; so that while the mind is cultivated the heart is not neglected in l1ar:inug the ways of noble wouian hood. For catalogue anl terms, apply to I8,S SOPHIE B. M RIGHT, Prin.. 145, Camp w treet, flow Orlean1, La, SIhTE A ORM .L SC0O ., ' WATCH ITOC ES, LA. S Maintained by the State for the training uo teachers. Affords thorough preparation for the profession of teach ing; full coarse of academic study, practical training in the art of teach ing, one year of daily practice in . model r;chools under guidance of skiil ted training teachers. Class work ex emplifies the best of modern thought in matter and method of instruction. 1Diploma entitles graduate to teach in any public school of Louisiana without examni nation. Tuitiou free to stu~dents who teach one year after graduation. Entire cx - peuse for sessioni of eight month, $110. •" Twvelfth annual session begius Oct. 1, 1896. For catalogue write to P. C. ALEiL, ),reS. Y".P1,mC;an'1.o a.~ I -'T!' n " ,," "n 're . 1 S. P. M. DA,IDSON, Prop. BOa l, býy hyW ofif Mod IT1EIMS, $1.30 PElt DAY. 3Ionthly rates made on applicati'Jn Location, ccntral. Surround ings, pleasant. Tran Eients solicite. Bank Euildig, St, Francisvill~, Lou'sin, Hotel Windsor, ,..,SiLAU~ETElR, LA..... Mrs. ,. 0. HGwell, Proprietress. ....BOA D.... By the day or mo:nth. Siugle Meals Furni hcd. ..... BAYOU SARA, LA..... LOCi and iGUl NSMITII, Boiler anr Gin Stand lepa!ri.g a Spacially. All work that remains in gy shop over 90 days w ll be sold to pay cost. J. Go DIEM, ....St. Francisyille, La.... Practical Tin Smith, COPPER and SHEET-IRON WORKER. Tin Cuttering and Roofing a Specialty. I..Im1 work guaranteecdt NEWSY ITEis 0f I HESi Codeanscil io Slhort and Pit1!r Pa"rara' I3 For Our Subscribers. cc SPECIAL TAX FOR SCHOOL PURPOSES, ti ci Suicide by Morphine--Michael Breakrs Another Record -- Gubernatorial to ti Appointments--Caddo Levee Hoard l --Liquor Dealers Attached. al Gubernatorial Appointmentas. Gov. Foster made the following ap- 1 pointments Friday: Joseph LeB!Ian, tl notary publie, West Baton Rouge; Wii- s liam J. Far:is, inspector of ;veights n and measures, Livingston; Girard el Brandon, of Natchez, Miss., cuomnis- r stoner of deeds of Louisiana. 01 -is The lsu'ra &ce (mntpany Wan. The suit of enry Wilert vs. Vr ginia State Insuranco Company for a policy of $I0:, was tried Thursday at Plaquemine before .uige E. B. Tal- b bot and decided in favor of the de- L fendant. The suit of Austin ILhiin vs. Henry Wilbert for a note of '10u0 was ti decided in favor of the defenldanL . t( Liquor Dealers Attached. i Kahn 13ro,., wlhoit.le and retail i1 liquor dealers at Shrcveport, were at- is tached Thursday by their creditors. The amounts of the at:,aelhchets are '1 as follows: Merehants and .artmers' s Bank, $4.100; Miss E:nu:iv Meyer, i ,13267; William Winter, .275)0; Leon t Kahn, $4410.50. Hlammond Light Guards' Drill. The regular qua(rterly comnpetitive 1 drill of the Hammond Light Guards of Hammond, was held Friday night a at the town hall. Capt. M. S. Water man and Lieut. T. S. Waterman, Jr., of the Fourth Battolion, L. N. G., were the judges. ''ihe prize was finally t awarded to Private Clarence Cook. NUegro fhild i'athily Burned. C Saturiay a little colored named Hat tie Dovis died from the effet:is of burns c received Thursday at Amite City. It seems that all the other members of the family had gone offl and left several small children at home, and in some t way the clothes of Hattie D)avis, who was only three years ,4d, became igni ted and she was sevtr;ely burned, with t the above result. h F. Zernott Chosen: Mayor. At the municipal election in the town of Thibi!oaux, held ""v'ml cr 3rd, the followin~ council w,:s elected: P. Zernottl, mayor; E . N. oth, Edgrar Riviere, V. 1'. it in, Henry Fr.i. inger, C. T. Le.iQgendre, V, Bergeron, trustees. An.Xcrditnnve far heo prc vention of ca tlie running at !.ýrge on the streets f 'Tllhibodau1: was voted u;)cn and defeated. Special Ta'' for School iurpo~e". An election was wihci at Irnlklinton 1 Friday, submitting to the town it whether not !ic the wouldl tax tlhem- I selves to maintain a free schoo: l for all educaule ehildire'u wihin the ceorioratei limits of the town. There were only three disenting votes to thel propoai tion. The ma:ycer and board of alder men will at once pa.-s an ordinance i levying a special tax of 23 mills in sui)port of the school. Ml!eihael Ireaks Another Record. Jimmy Michael broke more bicyc!e Srecords at the cement track Saturday afternoon at New Orleans. H-e rode two miles in 3:33 2-3, three miles in 5:.,) 1-5 and five miles in 9:12 3 5. "iTheec were all lpacedi. The previou recoris w4'e t;,) t iS, l)S, ,ro,i a L(uisville in,1.: , 1-5; tilre. rmiles i , 5:4), and five milvs in 9::38 by Michael at Chicago. Johuson wasnot fe,'.!ing well enough to try for the mile. S A 'ritrhousand Dollar Fire. Tth one-story fraime rei.dcence, No. 8,:'20 Plun sircet, between Cambron 9' ne (and oliet, own,:id by Joeob N;ie 1'er and! occui:,ed by S. Exnuiciou, was totally destroyed by lire at 1:15 Friday miorn!in att. New (ricans. t IThled ing, which was vaine I at 1.0)0), was insured in Lthe Slun _i:ltu:l IInsmlrace com!,:any o, e.Jl(. Exui.cI;us' furni tlure, whitch was nahlo lstroyed, was insured in the Crescent lIsurance com imy' for ,:.00. Veterans Relate (Unwritten Hiistory. A meeting oL, the local camp of Con federate Veterans of Ituston, La., was held at the court-house Saturday night, at which sonme interesting bits of local history were relnated. It is the purlose of the camp to have these historical meetings once a month. Upon each programme will be a paper by one of the veterans con taining personal experiences and un written history. ''The audience was entertained Saturday night by a history of the command of Col.'T. C. Sindifer. The meeting was also addressed by Judge Allen iEarksdale. These meet 1lJgs prulisoue to neveluop a tlel. titl Oi f interest and to be bighly succesful. Suicide'd by Morphine. Henry Bianey, residing on St. Louis street, near Royal, owing to ill-health, committed suicide Friday evening in New Orleans, by taking morphine. Mrs. Blaney found her husband about 3:30 o'clock. Friday evlenng-lying on the bed in his room in an uincoinscious condition with a half-ouilce bot.tlo of morphine half empty by his side. She at ontce made uni her mind that be had taken part of the contents of the bot tie, so she callad in some of the neigh bors. The ambnlapce-was summoned, and when the students arrived and i examined the man they.found that he was sufl'ring from morphine poison. As his' co6lition was considered criti cal by the students, he was removed to the hospital in the ambulance. As soon as the hospital was reached the Sman was taken to the battery room and I electricity applied, but it failed to revive himu, and he died from the effects of the poison at 7 o'clock. Ill-health is the only cause that Mrs. Blaney could assign for the cause of her husband's suicide. Ca:dlo Levee Board. A special meetiing of the Caddo levee board was held in Shreveport, t La., Friday. There were present Mr. W. J. Crowder, president; W. A. Mar ri tin, John (Glasstll, TW. L. Dickson, J. R. Mj:s, J. L. Gayel and J. M. Robin son. The object of the meeting was to consider the sale of certain levee lands and trandact other, Imt iness of importance. On motionu of Dr. Dick son the scale of prices for the sale of land adopted by the board March 5, e 1813, was repealed and! the following scale of prices be adopted: In contig. nous bodies of from 6-0 to 1000 acres, n at price arranged by the leveeo board; in contiguonus bodies of 2000 fo 5000 ace;;, at price nl-o arranged by the board; land sales when made by the Spresident are not subject to the ratifi Sction of the board. On motion of Dr. Dickson, Mr. I. iW . Wise, attorney of the board, was requested to cite the law to the police jury requir ing them to build ramps across pub lic roads crossing levees and also that they be requested to immediately build ramps on the Rock Point and Rush Point roads where the said roads cross the public levees. Mr. Beasley . was authorized to sell 640 acres at 75 s cents per acre and to take $100 in t ash, and balantce to be Faid in sixty f days with vendor's lien Iearing 8 per Al 'enat interest on deferred payments. SAVEI) BY CHIANCE. o sih Epwrcrcked Crew Picked Up After Drifting Mlore Than Three Days. t even men and one woman, com posing the crew of the schooncr Rising tn!r, after drifting in a helpless condi l tion on a leaking vessel down storm i" lashd Lake Michigan from Tuesday " non until Friday night, were towed r nto Chicago Saturday by the steamer SColn Campbell. The schooner's crew illd given up all hole, and worn with :ftigue r:nd exposenur to the icy blast, n !are cli-'ging to the rigging when the (u C:a: ,b'll sighted their signals of dis trees. The .iising Star, lumber laden, cka'red st Green lisy, via, on Tues- I day for Chicago. In t1c afternoon the in boat sprung a lek. The pumps were U manedl and by hard work the vessel was - ktep t anfat. The held was filled with il water, and wfater-5.ofaked bread alone to 1:ept the crew from starving. In the ly terrible storm which raged Thursday ii- and Friday the deckload anid upper works were car:ied away. The boat d/ rifttd helph asly out of the path of in lal;e tiravel. and it was by mere chance that en F:iday evening tite Colin Camp bell ,ighted the wreck. The members of the crew, although suffering terribly !e frcm cold and hunger, will recover. e Southern Export Tranfi. in It was reported in Wall street, Now 5. York, Thursday, that arrangements u are being completed between. the prinii at cilpal railroads having their i-rminals in at SNorfolk, Charleston, Savaur.nah and tel Bruuswick, and Win'm. Johnston & Co., of Liverpool, Eng., owner of the Johnston Line ste:amers, under which a regular line of sttuamships will be run i'rcm thesa touth AtAlanlic ports to the chicf Europe a ports. Thle nego SUitions for this inn',er't( ~ mvvemecnt for the devdelpment of So:;:,thrn corm a- mere and aircct Southern export as trnihic are the rc-,lt of the rce-nt visit av of Mr. Samuel Slence.r, pr:si'dent of the Sout ohern RITilway Comi vy, to a England last summer, T!i objec t i: e not only to strengthen hil1 e-p<o)'t 'rae ii- from the South ty regu:r aid reliable ;. ocean servie', bUnt to pr:vent.in future r the irregularities in ocea!n r'.t2 's here tofore e:istiung from thiso p,:rts, which have been so expensive to tke r:ilroad . lines of the Souith. a., Prirncess Gives Birth to Twlns. Iso Princes Marguerite, wife of Princ.e 2in Fredelick Charles of lHeise and sister re af Emprror W'illism, Las given birth up to tuin,, bcys. 'rinces Marguerite ae already has two rcne, the eilder born in !ihl 1~93 and the second born in 1894. in- New Cruisers for Ch!na. -as A Singapore dispatch to the London try Times says that contracts have been er. signed at Pekin, China, for two Arm by strong cruisers and four German tor ct- pedo bt"7 q. M;1. Lwantsox, Prs. A. TeuTrscn, Vice-Pros. E. J . r Qul BANK OF WEST FELIGHAS ....ST. FRANCISVILLE, LA,,, Cash Capital, - - $25,0 Safelty Deposit Boxes for Iet Exchange bought aln oAuld. Prompt service guaranteet. Y E-L aamOi ;solicited. 13anlu hour, from 9 a.m. to 3 .m DxmaRcro:s:-E. J. ]unk, . MoO. Lawrison, Ado)ph Teut1?,, '. I.. Brooksa, LI. P. liilbore, J eske, r . D.; Joh . ;Fi , r~; ý . Newsham, Riobertl Daniel, T. W. Butler. F.~~~~i PALEamor,~gD ,.....DEA:~~B::LER IN7a~. DRUGS AND CHEflCM4. .....* erfum nery, Toilet Art!cles, Soapis an d F Le ltajiat Ey a i .....IEN , INK and P.ENCILS..... CUTLERYq MVl heTS and FANZCT ,0OO,. CEG*AI-I axnd 'rO13A4yCC PRESCRIPTIONJS CAR2EFULLY C P5Wi"; I Agency of F. Hamimer & Compare ti " '°- MIXED PAINTS. EI COODS ! E M' I5 Roumain ros., The Jewelers, ....BATON ROUGE, LA_. For the Fall and Winte Tre as rý:. curod the finest selection ever :smntU1;i of the State of laiaonds, Waiches, Chs I , Optical Goods, .and Silverwe, AT THE VERY LOWEST MARK ET PC~C-.J We can anid ;ill sell lower than any house in the South, We r a ea - sFonal guarantee on all goods bought of us. Country ao~~'s: m i promptly attended to. Fine Waldi Rep airig and Engraving a S~s . A Few Words With You About Clothes...... We have one thousand Suits of Men's FmP -M ~lg~i from the tailor's hands, new and up-tS&a~el --mseai fit your figure as well as your purs. OUR STYLES ARE EXCLUSIVE I Not to be found elsewhere. Our prices r~.a*' i to $25.00. BATON ROUGE, LA Advertise In this Paper and increase your j Business. An Advertisement is a silent Canvasser who Is Always at Work in your interest. 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