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RE T IUE EMiOCRAT
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Official Journal of the Parish of . t Feliciana and School Board.
ý as, Pub. at Prop. ST FR. liNCISILLE, WEST FE]LUCI:ý ' RISII, Li., SA' UI)AY, JANUAýRY z, 1897. VOL. 5.---NO. .7.
Joun H. Strsfl',
I levillo, Clinton, La.
POWELL & STONE,
rney " uat - Law,
gt. Francisville, La.
W. B. P,:sci'.
SIMPLE & PERCY,
--i . alt - 5Law.
a tre tc in a n y c o u r t in t h is
jIBank Bnilding.
'yILL3, LOUSI2ANA,
DR A. F. BARROW,
yician and 8urgeofl.
,St. Francisvilc(, La.
in Leake luildin . 'lclopho ne:
"n-.ered from ;ith'r Kilblourue'
gKmford's drug stores.
DR. H. LOFTON,
ENTIS T*
Crown and f:tiil: Work
a Specialty.
in St. Fracuisville on the 1st
i n Clinton lon th; 15th of each
EY POWELL, D.D.S.,I
DENTIST,
mnneisvile, - Lonisiana,
Bp prepared to do all work in
his line. Office at residence.
T. Gastrell,
ID-IDWAIE, STOVES, WAGON
sud CARBIARlE WOOD WORK.
use Furnishing Coods.
10PE, WOOlS' MOWINOG A.I
CHINES, IlY RAKES, SASHI,
ILINDS, DOORS, ETC.
JOSEPH STERN,
....Dealer In,... .
neral
SMerchandise.
Iln Stable in Connection With Store,
iapply of Horses and Mules for sale,
, tisfaction Guaranteed.
JOS. STERN,
Foot ot' II1 .
L. P. KILBOURNE,
and Chemist,
Royal and Prosperity Streets,
St. Franucisville, La,
ptiona carefnilv Eomptoulnded.
Oeaiee selection of I)rugs, Patent
Medicines, and Notions.
nr h Carden Seed on Hand
1', W. RAYNHAM.
, tractor
and Builder.
Door. sad Dreased Lumber irepl
oaotantly on hand at shop,
near residence,
Lto Suit the Times.
uthern
Insurance
Company
Of New Orleans, La.
ait.al... " ......... $300,00C
...* ........ 625,00(
Gin Bonse4 Saw \ills, Conn·
B tores, Dellng Houses
and Barns. Address,
. Ltake, Jr,, Local Agent.
Feliciana
Female ColIegiata
Institute,
...JACKSON, LOUSIANA...
The 48th session of this Tustitution
will open September 1, 1896. The 1
members of the Faculty are ladies of
culture. SrPECALIsts in eacth depart
ment. Superior advantages are there
by olteracA; thosa di d t rit
ing a thorough and finished education.
The health of the Institution is unsur
passed.
For particularrs and catalogue ad
dres,
MISS L. J C) TLETT, Prin.,
Jackson, La.
"HOME SWEET HOME,
TIERE'S iO PLACE LIKE ROME,"
Is a universal sentiment, and for that
reason doubly well named is that ex
cellent School,
The
Home
Institute.
To the young ladies and girls in its
' charge it gives the advantages of in
structionin literature, science and art,
combined with all the environments of
" a refined home; so that while the mind
is cultivated the heart is not neglected
in learning the ways of noble woman
hood.
1 For catalogue and terms, apply to
MISS SOPHIE B. WRIGHT, Prin..
145S Camp Street, leow Orleans, La.
STATE NORMAL SCHOOL,
NI ATCHITOCGHES, LA.
- Mntatined by the State for the
training -of teachers. Affords thorough
prcparati9n fo0Ort fpýpcssioag fteach
ing; full course 'of academic study,
practical training in the art of teach
ing, one year of daily practice in
. model schools under guidance of skill
ed training teachers. Class work ex
emplifies the best of modern thought
in matter and method of instruction.
Diploma entitles graduate to teach in
any public school of Louirians without
examination.
Tuition free to students who teach
one year after graduation. Entire ex
pense for session of eight month, $110.
Twelfth annual session begins Oct.
1, 1896.
For catalogue write to
B. C. CALDWELL, Pres.
, BANK HOTEL,
MRS. F. M. DAVIDSON, Prop.
Board by Day , ek or Month,
TERI:MS, $1.30 PER DAY.
Monthly rates made on application,
d Location, central. Surround
iugs, pleasant. Tran
sients solicited.
Eank Building, St, Francisvilile, LouTsh!na,
Hotel Windsor,
.....SLAUGHTER, LA.....4
'Mrs. J, 0. Howell, Proprietress.
....BOARD....
By the day or month. Single Meals
Furnished&
Chas. W/eydert,
.....BAYOU SARA, LA.....
- Blacksiith al 1helwidlt,
LOCK and GUNSMITII.
Boiler and Gin Stand Repairing a Specilalty.
All work that remains in my shop over
90 days will be sold to pay cost.
J. G. DIEM,
00 ...St. Francisvilleo, La,...
d Practical Tin Smith,
COPPER and SHEET.IRON
WORKER,
Tin Cuttering and Roofing
a Specialty.
I, ,iflUl worrk g~arutd.
NEWSY ITEMS OF INTEHEST!,.
Condensed into Short and Pithy Paragraphs
For Our Subscribers.
APPOINTED A SHERIFF FOR MOREHOUSE.
Four Negroes I)rowned in Red River-
Marengo Plantation Sells for $S,0tI)
- a es 1
Negro Run Down by a Train.
Wanted for Jtr',ler.
0sear Williams whom, it is claimed,
is a fugitive from Nap-l:!eonville, La.,
for murder, was arres!ed in New Or
leans, Saturday ilight, by Olficers i'ol
lock and Martin on suspici(on. The
Napoleonville authorities were notified
Sunday morning.
W. II. Ilalupton Appointed iheritIL
Governoer Poster, at Baton Rouge,
Thursday evening appointed W. H.
Hanipton sheriff of MIorehouse parisb,
vice W. T. ".Douglass, decea:sed. The
newly-elected nuiuicipal olfic~:rs of
Arcadia and Tustohn have been com
missioned by Secretary State Michel.
Charter of the Southern Lumber Co.
The charter of the Southern Lumber
Company, Limited, was recorded at
Shreveport Thur:sday. It is domiciled
in the city of Shreveport. Capital,
$10,000, in 200 shares of $50 each. E.
E. Finney is president, W. C'. Con
neley, vice president, and J. H.
Thatcher, secretary and treasurer.
1Getnernl 3Merehaint Assigut.
F. W. Smith, who has been runIning
a small general merchandise( store at.
Amito City for some time, made an
assignment Saturday. H:is liabilities
are placed at 8750 and his assets at
$965. Duil llluiness and inability to
make prompt colleetio.s is thei cause
given for assigning.
Moses Shwart z C o.Gone to the Wall
Moses Schwartz & Co., a firm com
posed of Moses Schwartz and Michael
G. Weil, who have been engaged in the.
>ýzºýgangelelyma chtinerydfatin '
at New Orleans Saturday morning,
made a eesasiou of their property for
the benefit of their creditors. The
assests are placed at $221,080.30 and
liabilities at $169,429.41, leaving a sur
plus of ~0,6, )6.95.
Marengo Plantation Sold for $8000.
Mir. John Hill, of West Baton Rouge
parisht, has sold the Marengo planta
tion, situate on bayou Maringoum, in
Ibervifl pneArish, and lately belonging
to lfill &2 Martan, to Elihu Spencer
Hooper. Consideration, $9000. The
loss onI sugar alone by the fire at the
Catherine sugarhonso Wednesday, in
excc'2s of insurance, was $11,000. Mrs.
Supple has 200 acres of cane, which
will be ground at some neighboring
place.
B=urned to I)eath.
At 8 ,o'clock Saturt*ay n;glt, at the
house No. 1621, St. Bernard avenue,
near Derbingy, New Orleans, a bed in
which Clara Laudry, a colorel woman
aged 56 years, was sleeping took fire,
and before the woman couldi get up or
be rescued she was burned to death.
In her struggles she rolled from the
bed to the floor, where her body was
discovered ly Theodule Williams and
Edmund Preanlt, who entered the
place to extinguish the fire.
Wlharf and Market Leases Sold.
Pursuant to advertisement, Town
Treasurer L. J., Wild offered for sale at
anction at noon Saturday the leases of
the Donaldsonville wharf and market
house for 1897, and the former was bid
in by Mr, Henry Landry for $1400,
and Messrs. Wild & Fernandez, former
leases, received the market franchise
for $14'25. Although the wharf tariff
and landing dues for 1897 have been
reduced fifty per cent.. the price paid
for the franchise was only $400 less
than that of this year.
Rice Delegate Named.
A large and enthusiastic mass meet
ing of rice farmers and business men
was held in the opera house at Jen
nings, Saturday, to select a representa
tive to proceed to Washington, in com
pany with delegates from New Orleans,
Crowley and other towns, to appear
before the ways and means committee
on Jan. 5, in the interest of the tariff
on rice. C. A. Lowry, proprietor of
Live Oak plantation, was unanimously
chosen as the representative. Funds
were raised to defray the expenses of
thie delegate.
Negro Run DI)own by a Train.
An accident occurred on the Texas
and Pacific road Saturday morning at
4 o'clock near Jewells Station, four
miles west of Shreveport, in whichithe
east-bound passenger train N,. 54 ran
down Henry Parsons and JuliBayles,
colored, and serionusly injured them,
The couple were walking on the track
and did not hear the approaching of
the train until it was nearly'tipon them.
They attempted to jump dif ;the track
when the engine struck them. Fort
t knocked thnm 'to one side of
t.ek. They were picked up and d
'yMed to Shreveiort and placed in
hlospital for treatment.
-ur. Negroes Drowned In Red River.
jYednesday night between' Il and 12
JAde, iear tho line of Ouchita and
Idwell parishes, at Forest Home
untittion, about twenty miles below
r0, a party 6flive negro tmen were "
ietul ng from a "quilting bee," which
fvsa.gi'en on the opposite of the river
fr m he ,plantation on which they
SThey were ',in- an ordinary
t"a'o l beiegan tilling with water, and
in thu excitement the man in the stern T
of theo boat lost his paddle, after which
thul oeouputerlts I-legan jumping over
!ioard; and nts a result Mose Jones, '.
Je:eo Marable. Lsaiah Harris and Ed g
Logan were drowned. Win. ledley,
the only survivor, clung to the side of
the buoat and was rescued by persons
on shore. The bodies of the unfortu
nate men were recovered, as the river
i: quite shallow at that point.
hATEST' LOUISIANA NEWS.
Lotuis Robinson Sulcldes.
At 7 o'clock Snnumay night Louis
:Robinson, of No. 5000 Rlampart street,
New Orleans was visiting his
sister at her home No, 41701
Royal street, Letween Jordan ave
nuo and Sister street. Without the
slightest apparent cause, beyond the
fact that 'he was drunk. Robinson
drew a pistol from his pocket, and
placing it to his left eye sent; a bullet
crashing through his brain. He fell to
the floor a corpse.
Masonic Temple Dedicated.
The new Masonic temple, a hand
some three-story brick structure,erect
ed by Ascension Lodge No. 251, F.
and A. M., on Railroad averine, the
business centre of Donaldsonville, was
formally dedicated at 2 o'clock last
Sunday afternoon. The ceremonies
were conducted in the privacy of the
lodge room by Judge A. C. Allen, of
Franklin, deputy grand master, acting
as grand master, assisted by theS fol
lowing: Hugh Billie, of New Orleans,
acting senior grand warden; Richard
Lambert, of New Orleans, grand see
retary; Geo. jIj ackwood of Clinton,
a ý fait et;' rtrig 'gaci
chapltn; John S. Alford, of New Or
leans, acting grand marshal; A. O.
Bullion, of Hope Villa, acting grand
steward; W. W. Buford, of Donald
sonville, acting grand senior warden.
Shipwrecked Cre.w Rescued.
The staunch little Norwegian bark
Neptune, which for twenty years had
upheld the proud banner of the god
for which it was named, is now adrift
somewhere in the middle of the Atlan
tic Ocean, with 467 tons of logwood in
her hold, with her rigging razed to the
deck's level, and with one living being
on board, the ship's pet, the mascot of
the crew, a well-fed, saucy pig. The
crew, 'numbering nine min, after a
terrific battle with the elements for
more than two weeks, and after pnass
ing through one of the fiercest of the
Atllntic's autumnal storms, was
ticked up and taken on board the big
British freight steamor Queensmuore by
Cap!t; Cross, while sailing in latitude
15 north, !3 west. T''he Queensmore
errived in por't at Nev Orle:ans, Sun
day, and at 3 o'clock in the afternoon
threw out her ropes at the head of the
New Orleans and Northeastern Rail
road fruit wharf, with the nine ship
wrecked sailors on board,
Revising the Treaty.
The speech from the throne at the
opening of parliament declares that
Japan's relations with foreign States
are increasing in cordiality and an
nounces that the work of revising
treaties is nearly completed. Contin
uing, the speech says the national de
fenses require perfecting in proportion
with the financial resources of the em
pire, and concludes with recoxnmmenda
tions that the questions of education,
the Formosan situation and the gen
eral welfare of the Japanese people,
should receive the attention of parlia
' ment.
A Fatal Encounter.
A Butte, Mont., special says: In a
eshooting scrape at the Southern Cross
SMine, in Deer Lodge county, Mion.,
Friday, D. A. Riley, the well known
- mining man, was shot throug. the heart
and instantly killed; .: ans John
McIntyre, his slayer, also received a
bullet in his right~iland, McIntS re,
Simmediately .afterthe shooting went to
f Anaconda an4& gave himself up the
r authoritiegag iaal his wound dressed.
a McIntbje refusd to say anything after
fbei g:ocledbp, except that he shot
i f-defieb and would prove it wh~ea
tie propcrime came.
.~AChicago Alderman Indliced.
A Ierman Thomas J. O'3Eley, of
Sthe- t 'wenty.second ward of Chicago.
wa 'as Saturday indicted by the grand
"jury for the murder of Gus Coliander
yn election night. in November, 1891.
O'Aialyley's indictment has created a
f sensation. He was lected to the
couicil last spring with the indorse
Sme mit of the Municipal Voters' League,
and has a good record in that body.
_adW Isoavx, Pro AL. Trrseso, Tl~e-Presa J. Bne 0aght
BANK OF WEST FELIGIANA,
.,..ST. FRANCISVILLE, LA....
Jash Capital,. - - - $25,000
Safety Deposit Boxes o Rent.
:change boughlt and sold. Prompt sertice guaranteed. 'Yer buine is
solicit.ed. Bank hours from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
DImnrcrol:s:--E. J. Euck, S. MJeC. JLFwrnson, Adolph Teateh, O, D.
rooks. L. P. Kilbour:e, Janmesn Lea!h, 51. D.; John i. Irnii, Sr.; ?1. L.
ewsham, Robert Daniel, T. W. ]utllor.
F. M. Mumford, M. D.,
.....I)EALEIR IN.....
DRUGS AND CHEMICALS,
.....Perfumaery, Toilet Artieles, Soaps and Bralhea.....
Pine Stationery & Blank Books,
.....PENS, INK and PENCILS.....
CUTLERY, NOVELTIES and FANCY COODS,
CIGAlRS and TOBAC~CO.
PRESCRIPTIONS CAREFULLY CDMPOý'NDED.
Agency of F. Hammer & Company's READY*
MIXED PAINTS.
* NEW GOODS ! NEW PRICES I
Rournain Bros.,
....BATON ROUCE, LA....
For the Fall and Winter Traoe we bhae e -
cured the finest sehection ever seen in thUh pur
of the State of
Diamonds, Watches, Clocks, Jaaelry,
Optical Goods, and Silverware,
AT THE VERY LOWEST MARKET PRICE! I
We can and will sell lower than any honce in the South. We give a per
sonal guarantee on all goods bought of no. Country orders ealioited and.
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Fine Watch Repairing and Engraving a Specialty.
A Few Words
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