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Official Joumnai~ofth~e. Parish 'of West j i9~ng~tc jardl~ .
W W, . LEAKS, Jr., Pub. and Prop. ýi. IRýAGC1symvEa1DC WEST: ]4LICIAN\A PARI E LA.L ,rEL1 9, 1896,. . VOL. ,S'NO 45.
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J. Powll, John H. Stone,
St. Erancisvillo. Clinton, La.
pOWELL & STONE,
ttorneys at - Law,
St. Francisviile, La.
S aIPLr W . B. P.I1CY.
SEMPLE & PERCY,
ttorneys -- at -- Law.
Dill pratico in any court in this
-0tlice in Bank Buildiug.
DR. A. F. EARROW,
physician and Surgeon,
St. Franci~evikih, La.
S,': in Leake lnilding. T[ llephone
is lnnswerel from eithcr I;ilbourii 's
Iunmford's drug stret:.
DR. H. LOFTOe ,
Crown and ;Br i:1;: uork
lllbe in St. VvFr - i: ' I:"lb , 1e4I
Id in Clinton on th; lioth of cach
SIDNEY POWýELL, D.D.S.,
Francisvi ie, t Loui.Sianu,
Is prelared to. cd4tll work in
his line. O0 ce at residnuce.
lBARitWkR1E, 'OvES, WA(GO.I
and C'A,$I E "'VOOD) WIGRIK.
House «> ishing Cods.
ROPE, WOODS) M1TWItG MA.
CHINES, HAY RAKES, S.ASII,
BLIND S ;DOOR(, E~TC.
., '. ler in...
i14 Stah!9 in Ccinn atin ?Wi!! Store,
suppl of Hiorses and MIles for sale.
JQo. STE RN,
toot of itar
L. P. 01LBOUrNcE,
er Royal and Prosperity Streets,
St. Francisvllo,. La.
Ueiptions carefully compounded.
Choice mslection of Drugs, Patent
IMediines, and Notions.
Fresh C:arden Seed on Hand
T, W. RAYNHAM,
SDoor and Dressed Lumber kept
conatantly on hand at shop,
'Ies to Suit the Times.
Of New Orleans, La.
aetsl... " .......$300,000
........... .. 625,000
Prmll A Paid.i
aGin Bouses, Saw Mills, Coun
SStores, Dwelling Houses
and Barns. Address,
W.Leake, Jr,, Local Agent,
The 48th session of this Institution
will open September 1, 1896.' The
members of the Faculty are ladies of
culture. SPECIALISTs in each depart
mont. Superior advantages are there
by offered to those young ladies desir
ing a thorough an!d finished education.
The health oi the Institution is unsur
For particu!ars and catalogue ad
XISS L J CAI'LETT, Prin.,
".IOiE SWEET HOME,
THIERE'S 10 PLACE LIKE I1O3E,'"
Is a universal sentiment, and for that
reason doubly well named is that cr.
To the young ladies and girls in its
chargo it gives the :d~autages of in
struction in literature, science and art,
combined with all the environments of
a refined home; so that while the miidl
is cultivated the heart is not neglected
in learning the ways of noble woman
For catalogue and termi, apply tp
MISS SOPRI;E B. WYRISHT, Prin.. ,
1456 Carm~l Street, Now Orleanss La,
STATE NORIAL SCQOL;
PATC i iTOCE ES, LA4.
Maintained by thle State for the
training of teachers. Aflords t orpugh
l'prepration fur the profession o fael
ing ; full course of academic
practical training in tlhe art; of
ing, one year of daily pis
model schools under guidafiin
ed traiLing teachers. Ciass
emplifies the best of moder'i, t ,
in matter and method of inst n`
Diploma entitles graduate to
any public school of Louisiana h
Tuition free to students'' w i
one year after graduation. e
pense for session of eight m
Twelfth annual sessio
For catalogue write to-i-.
B. C. CALDWE
M.RS. F. M. DAVID 4
Board by DyPW or b
TERMS, $iO PER DAY.
Monthly rate ~ ade on application.
Location, central. Surround
ings, pleasant. Tran- "
Bak Building, St. Francistillie, Lousna.
Mrs. J, O. Howell, Proprietress.
By the day or month. Single Meals
...I.BAYOU SARA, LA.....
Blacksmith and Whl lw gih,.
LOCK and GUNS1MITH,
Boiler and Gin Stand Repairing a SpecIalty.
All work that remains in my shop over
90 days will be sold to pay cost.
4). G. DIEMI,
....St. Francisville, La....,
Practical Tin Smtith
COPPER and SHIUT.E ON
Tin Cuttering and Rof_!
a Specialty, .
Ill work _guaraztee,. ~' . •
NEWSY ITEMS. OF .TEREST,
Condensed into Shor'and Pithy Pararaph
For Our iSuliribers.
GOVERNlOR FOSTER'S APPOINTMENTS,
A Lad )Drowned-Re-elected Hospital
Surgeon-New Unfon Depot at
Shreveport-Plantaflon Work Re
sumledl-Toolc a l)oso,o Polson., ,
Plantation Work Resumt .
,The weather having a retlvy
cleared (i,. ilwar Thibodle T La.,
planters are busily engaged i~~inanu
facturiug their eanu iwnto b, or; but
few will finish before the holidlrs.
A Lad l)rownu/d.
Jnmn.s Sihno J, r., the yof
of Jamens Siulhmouu, engined' : u
boat pling iin B:you Piat
WIN d,)w eill at the IndhiV1
Fridayt :uiiht. The boldy was
Saturity 1awrzng. .
_. ;\V 11'h ,,t'a t , p tlui
i'.:tu ( it,', '. 1t'e"j)( t and t;lf'i
i,,bvn- at :h'qv~wr, ,iii heid in a
;ew dav's. T iO.ra:tg ..o - ,groilnd
for the d.,t i`'3i'i p forwiar'dl;
and Wo'rk d:! t i t O,.rdo'mie io.± sta
tion will cm', ,.', i'iQ anhortly ,.
lh'e at . S'hree port.
A fire ocCu're-l ThM' day ml rnig
about t; o'clclek in lfieda!le, on Hope
str e't, Shrev ,epo!rt..A re eilfence owned
by Nr. Vel3ufyl ituni o: cap ed by Mr.
Eel. Bdst, way. entirely. destroyed.
There was no insuir'anee on; the buili
ing and only 1I00 on the furniture.
Re-Electrd tIt Surgeon.
*At a meektý·Y f te Charity Hos
pital buoard ti r 'or., Dr. T. E.
ScLhulmpert was una;n)l iv te-clected
surgeon leothe next f"f e .. I)r.
Sclrumport has been tc geo. uand gen
eral tup ritntedlaQO, the , hospital
fadr the p'it' four andr his re
elbetion isa ai'e,si ,r plimeut.
~Gov ls intments.
G , if ..fol wig
tpoiitments Tr .fliF., :p;,rt -h- o. Ii . 'or e
Coupeeo: J. D. pIº)r dOlic juurorf ,or
ei.fth atr,. A... .yrie,se
Aied,; Arch. i idiector of.a
ifts anch; t %s; He lor Lehmain,
Sle' f "r' ard, vice
'De -Dda·;ilr tendls sacs:'
:litlrgest ra s thuthast hn ever
rout,: to the tloinistia Cypress
ýj papally,.' ;Harvey's canal,.
yo.Boeuf,- by the tug Josephk
SCa ptain" . Gardeje, passed:
ai madad this week. - The raft'
j fned 4, 7i00ticks, ecaled.1,700(ff0p
o~ f lumber. , i
Vard 2 of 'Caddo to Have a Ilectlon.
e citizens residing in wrd twobf
Caddo parish, Friday petitioned ihf
police jury that an election be ordefed
on local option in that -ward. The'
police jury have so. ordered, and a,
election will now take plna to deeide
whethrr the ward goes dry. The appli
cation of the fifth ward for thb samie
purpose has been withdrawn.. .' ":ti
Shreveport Cott6l Ol, Conm,ay.,"
The first consignment.by the Shreve
port Cotton Oil Company has been se
cured by the Shreveport and Housto~,
railway. It will consist of 50 ears"'bf
cotton seed meal anid oil destined 'to
Rotterdam, via Galveston.' The co1
pany was chartered in Augugpt last inid
the mill put in operation re.qntly 'ha..
been doing a thriving usi~aIs. .
A Dose of Polsoq.
Saturday night," abount . o'clok,"
George Mooney,alabdrer, agd dears,
swallorwed a poisonous dlug i hi,,
home, at 914 Firststreet, N~Orleaiis
No cause can be assignedfor the.deed,
aunp Mooney will say.nithing about, he
affair. Dr. Venzie was called,and flind
ing that the mas swallstved poisonii
suggested the callinp oftibiambulaetie.
The students worlt'f on.. Moone,;,
left him out of .danger. -
Think. They Iavo anExps . 66b er
J. N. Wallace, snppos tQ be Qe6.s
E. Ross, was arrested 'at' , Roie
last Friday night, b'l 1
Hare and Dupnty h'e~iilleTI.'
is supposed to be the man 'w~nt&ld in
Kansas City, Mo., for t B~m6 zzle,
ment of $1,500 from the a~ai .]E?-'
'press Company, and-for wh srrti
a reward of $290 is 6ffete 1'4.M ll&
had been in Baton Ron u 'l.
weeks, seemed.possessed "b~tei.
money and paid his bil
He had no baggage a*jzjg'
refused to.rnakl any et~eIe t.inL'
-iftiers thiik they havr.thriIh -
.easthe UniteS tu doo i
t -.oa.se of F.. L ' t
it' of Naew rleaier- a r
ftile petition: lm', is. as also
permitted to join the eomplainant' on
paing his prorata .oftje costs to par
&tiipate ini the' beuets of any, decree
to bel idered therein. .'The petitibner
says lie is ,the owner of claim~s against
the City .f New Orleans.to the amount
of 0,000O and over. .. so e laims are
for the tears. of 1881;_ 1881 and 1886,
aqxd are given in detail in -the list ao
cdm ng "thi uati fon.,..
alier %Xag nta, ehl'ercaf
ter vorcpresent:It t inth "cpacity
of einsul, .reached !' OFleans S tur
day morning. ~f ahads:by bay of
New York .rom 'The bhevalior
was niifil riceutl tatit al. atPhilil
pIopolis, an interior town., of Turkey.
Ite is amau.6fmiddle age, apd has been
in the consular service sipee early man
hood.• The posts he haoceul]ied from
time to time have carried him to many
parts: of the world--South America,
EEurope and Asia. He was made a
knight of the Italian Legion otIIondr,
S .ognitin of 'his diplomauli, abil
' 1Mr,.Charlds Papiii, secretary to
C.d`ti; since the resignation o,
Wte 1 h9a bcen'flling the post.
.w snua took charge 1pnday.
nnage Dies on German Ships.
`Allector Wilkinson, at, the, Nea
Orlean° "custom jIou-e, has -reCeivc d
from th the trtasury dopartment, a copy
of theu. p'oc"limliou of Pre idenii
Cleveland, inmposaing tonnage dres on
German:ships, in retaliation for simi
hlr clues imposed': (oi Ainericani vosselh
byr Germany, and instructfig him to
tale measures for the collection' of the
achue at.that port on and after Jhnuary
?, 1817,.'as providice by section 1 0
the act if June 19, 1896. The dut
were sispndei'd by President "ic'e
land in 1888, but since then Germain
has pln~ dues on American ghilping
and thi 'meau~toeJ3 intended to evesl
iup thiuis. TIhert ir considerable Ger
man shipping at the: Nty Orleans porl
and -thb'dues .will iuncrease the rev
enesd at the port.
liecigion on linported PAtna Ilte.
Tbhequestion. ot the cdutv to be lev
ied l)lbn imi.rLed. 'Palna"rice, whicl
has eansid iltfch 'contohottionl letweer
minehhtits and the e istomns authorities,
ha ,been settled by sh decision renderer
,. '.sidayby J. Wh eler, of the .United
Sl(tates circilit oturt of the New Yorl
districts~ f test snit "wajrought ul
lky-tht~ct: .t~ gl fiti~f~if b this'
of Talmýiý oinl,' f ow rk City,
Supon an inuportaliboi after the passag.
f the Wilso ttaril nact of 1894. T!hl
latter measutir altered the rice pa:ra
grapi)h in the act. of 1890 arid definel
uncleaned, rice n'ce free of outer hull
aind' still benriln the outer cuticles.
The "Paitn r.iC ias free of the outer
hull and izner -tile. . The govern.
ment contendei ,that .tliorice para
graph of 189 -8 intended to cover
all iplportedlicei "',any and every con
dition, and that the rice i controvqrsy
ý. cleane~rti'.ce.:ithin the .meuing oj
Sthe .statute.. Tj: importers claimed
that it was -'no ; cleisned irice qfcom
merce. Judge Whdeler -ild"that thii
'speific descriptiont:of rice. in t;ii aet 01
:1894 ,was intended to yever all import.
ed rice, and thlit .the .Commerieial anu
de'rstanding as to rice must give way
to the.statutor, deflnution, .and jdig
met wa's rendered for the oergrhen
eitW Chinese 3Unlster Not.Accep tabI
''he' gvrnmesnt of- ,Gerniny hsi
-notitie,~ie binese goveornment thaj
tihe alet ( mon -Toud4Hilan ai
minister of . i.ii at: Berlinai
nounced from f ookg ib n Noiv
not acceptable .to ; rhyrm ;the
reason -tkat a pre.
zaihiater ti c ing.
Theng 'at Berlin, and b e o
T.um-Hueisiis no i ~iu.est fo .flly "e
aited ra '. - As a ,prlbedent to ths
objeotion t the sppointuneptk fwiu g.
TenmHsie/the 'German. v.ernnienl
haii pointed to the fact:e tat : Clanm
a.ido a- similar objeotio, o---tho- ~'p
plointment' Uf "ex- irn t"enl. W
olair, ofNew Hampslire,. as Uite
Statee minlUister, to "Cfhia, cthimini,
he-was pqrsets;non gr.at ~b;eapse ol
his outspokei eritiais:e, o. China, hei
nme hbde Pad Ohinese la.r" '
to~r ?ed ,Ettr
: ioea-. ts
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& IA i o Pros, , A. T 'asTs , Vioe-Pr . $'J. Buci, Cash e
SBNk OF WEST. FELIG IANA,
" " ".,STF eANC|Sv aE,.t;A...
. .. TPRAfI.1VILLE, LA,..
SafeltyDeposit Boxes r Rent.
Exc1hange bought and. sold. Prompt servic gunarante'ed. Your business is
' solicited. Bank hburs from 9'A.m: to'3 p i.'-
DIRiECTons:--E. J. Buck, S. McO. I4iwrason, Adolph T¶eutsoh, O. D.
Brooks, L. P. IKilbourue, James Leake, M. D.; J'ohLu i. Irvine, Sr.; E. L.
Newshnam, Robert Dauiel, T. W. Butler.
F. M. Mumford,.M D.,
.....EAL R. -,IN....
DRUGS AND CHEMICALS,
.....Perfunmery, Toilet Articles, Soaps and Irushes~....
Fine Stationery & Blank .oo!:s,
.....PENS, INK and PENCILS.....
CUTLERY, NOVELTIESB and FANCY COOiDS,
CIGARS and TO13ACCO.
PRESCRIPTIONS CAREFULLY CDiMPOUNDED.
gency of F. Hammer & Company's READY
NEW OOIS0 ! 1 NEW. PRICES I
" Rouma .in Bros.,
The Jew tars,
....BATON R9UCE, :LA....
Fdr ftb Faill., i it i r f e
curd 'the fines' s:letibni eve '~ n in this rt
of the State of "' .
Diamonds, Watches, Cloos, Jewelry;
SOptical Goods, 'and Silveriw e,
AT, THE VERY LOWESE MARk(T PRICE !!
,We'an and 'wil sell lower than ky' lhoue in thl Soiutl. We give . per
Sott guatantee on, all. goods bought of us. Country orders solicited and
prmptly; ,attended to..' -
Fi . RWl Repiring. and .Engraving 3ecalty.
A. Few Words . , ;: . "
Youn Ao ut 'Clothes......
.'" ,:"" " We have one thousand Suita of Men's Fi'e ilothl4ig just
fromthe ail or'se hands, new and up-to-*d~t Styion-we an
"t your tgsre b s well ps yba p- ...
i R STYLEs ARE EXCLUs4VEI( ' ,.'
-'o, to b. found elsewhere. .. prices r. " from S-."
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