Official Journal of the Parish of West Feliciana and School Board.
. LKE, Jr., Pu. and Prop. S'I. FRANCISY tLE, I 'EST FELICIANA PARISH, LA., SATURDAY, JANARY , 1897. VOL. 5.--- .
,,, IRA(,S\'IL BES 1;II€:A. ].R~l.L. eIID
., uel J. Pow"l 1. John II. Stone,
St. Franoisvil' e. Clinton, La.
pOWELL & STONE,
AttornIeys - at - Law,
St. Franicisville, La.
S'oT.8 eMPL1B. W. R. PERCY.,
SEMPLE & PERCY,
,,.ttorueys -- at -- LaVw.
Will practice in any court in this
-Office in Bank Building.-
j1T. FBANCISVILLE, LOUISIAN:L
DR. A. F. BARROW,
.-physician and Surgeon,
St. Francisville, La.
Ofce in Leake building. Telephone
uls answered from cithur Kilbourne's
-r Mumford'h drug satures.
DR. H. LOFTON,
Grown and Br'i:lge lWork
Will be in St. Franucisvillo on the Ist
ead in Clinton on thu 15th of each
SIDNEY POWELL, D.D.S.,
it, Francisville, - Louisiana,
Is prepared to do all work in
his line. Oflice at residence.
A T. Gastrell,
BARDWARE, STOVES, WAGON
and CARRIAGE WOOD WORK.
H,-House Furnishing Goods.
R:BOPE, WOODSY MHPINGr MA
i CHINES, RAY RAKES, SASII,
BLINDS, DOORS, ETC.
.... Dealer in....
"i th1ry Stable in Connection With Stoere.
:A supply of Horses and Mules for sale.
. Satisaaction Guaranteed.
J'oot of ]I111.
L. P. KILBOURNE,
. umet Royal and Prosperity Streets,
St. Franelsvllle, La.
r scriptions carefully compounded.
choice selection of Drugs, Patent
Medicines, and Notions.
Fresh Cardoen Seed on Hand
T. W. RAY14HAM.,
u---, Doors and Dressed Lumber kept
aonstantly on hand at shop,
Proe8 to Suit the Timos.
O.' Of New Orleans, La.
.................. ...0 ,000
] taly ?sN ant1i
SGin Houses, Saw Mills, Coun
tfry Storesr Dwelling Houses 1
:: 'and Barns. Address,
pl]e, Jr,, Loacal Agent8,
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The 48th session of this Institution
will ,open September 1, 1896. The
members of the Feculty are ladies of
culture. SPECIALISTS in e,;ch depart
ment. Superior advantages iar there
by offered to those young ladies desir
ing a thorough auin finished education.
The healthof the Institution is uuaur
'For particulara and catalogue ad
MIISS L J CATLETT, Prin.,
"HOME SWEET HOME,
TIERE'S 0 PLACE LIKE HOME,1"
Is a universal sentiment, and for that
reason doubly well named is that ex
To the young ladies and girls in its
charge it gives the advantages of in
struction in 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
For catalogue and terms, apply to
MISS SOPHIE B. WRIGHT, Prin..
1456 Camp Street, New Orleans, La.
STATE NORMAL SCHOOL,
NATCHITOCH ES, LA.
Maintained by the State for the
training of teachers. Aflords thorough
preparation for the profession of teach
ing; full course of.academic study,
practical training in tie art of teich
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 Louisiana without
Tuition free to students who teach
one year after graduation. Entire ex
pense for session of eight month, $110.
Twelfth annual session begins Oct.
For catalogue write to
B. C. CALDWEL,, Pres.
MRS. F. M. DAVIDISON, Prop.
Board by Day,WVeek or Month,
TER'I S, $1.50 PIER DAY.
Monthly rates madel on application,
Location, central. Surround
ingS, pleasant. Tran
Bank Building, St. Francisville, Louis!qna,
..... SLAUE6TER, LA.....
Mrs. 1, O. Howell, Proprietress.
By the day or month. Single Mecaal
.....BATOU SARA, LA .....
Bliachiit adt Wlie l ight,
LOCKI and GUT'NSMITITI,
Eolaor ano Gin Stand Repa!ring a Speaialty.
All work that remains in my shop over
90 days will be sold to pay cost.
J. CG. DIEM,
...St. Franelsrille, La....
Practical Tin Smith,
COPPER and SHEET.IEON
Tin Cuttering and Roofing
i'"A1l work guara;4tf
1NEWSY ITEMS OF INTEREST,
Congdensed into Short and Pithy Paragraphs
For Our Subscribers.
GOVERNOR GOES TO CENTRAL AMERICA, t
Steam Ferry Projected-Shot in the r
Knee by Aceident--'l. P. Oficials t
Indilted--More Pensions Granted to
Appointment by the Governor
At Baton IRouge,Friday, Gov. Foster
appoiuted W. J. Brooks assessor of
Shot In the Knee by Accident.
Sam Semple, a painter at Alexan
dria, wa. shot in the right leg just be
low the knee, at about 11 :30 Thursday
morning by "Dr." L;bdell, who was
arrested, but released on bond. He
claims he was shooting at a dog.
Pensions were granted to the follow
ing named ptrsons in Loui-iana Satur
iday--- L ui ;Jc)iU1son, WCelcome, St.
James' parish; Washington Bean, New
Orleans; Frank Simmions, Redlish,
Avoyelles parish; Mary Louisa Bat
tie, New Orleans.
Steanm I'"erry 'Irieojcted.
A few gentlemen met at the court
house to take the preliminary steps
toward the organization of a stock as
sociation for the lurpose of operating
a steam ferry at Convent. A charter
will soon be prepared and stock will
then be place:d ou the parket.
[andl Crushole by Mac:hluery.
Saturday morning, w iile M. Fuller
was at work at the American lead antd
color works. on Water, near Jackson
streets, in New Orleans, the fingers of
his right hand were eriihbed by being
caught in the machinery. HIe was taken
to the hospital in th::: mbulance.
Crushed ills Leg.
Satu:rday morning a white man
named W\illiam Tuttte, reached New
Orleans and was takeni to the hospital,
his right leg being crudhed. The man,
it seems, was stealing a ride on 'the
Southeru Pacilic freight train, when he
fell off near Morgan City, the wheels
passing over and crushing his leg.
Gov. Foster Gone to Central America.
Gov. Murphy J. Foster left New Or
leans Salurday by a steamer, accompa
nied by Dr. Samuel C. Olliphant, pres
ident of the State Board of Health, for
a trip to South America, in search of
health and recreation. They expect to
be absent about a month and antici
pate a pleasant and enjoyable voyage.
Killed by a Train.
At 1 o'clock Monday, on Elysian
Fields street, between loman and
I'rieur, New Orleann:, a young colored
boy named LChar!cs Torregano, while
trying to catch on to one of the cars of
au L. and N. freight train, was thrown
underneathi the 'lheels and instantly
killed by the wheels Ipassing over his
A Five-Thousand Doloar Fire,
Thei dryhouse of A. Wilbort' Sojoll's
Lumber and Shi uilo Company at Pla
quemine, which wavs entirely consumed
by fire Wedne sday nighlt, together I
witlh its contents, was insured for ,2,
51)0, while the loss i' estiantedl at $5,
000. The tire would have been muchl
more serious had it ot bet:en for the
ieficiency of the Plh:qnominoe water
works anud that of thedirm's system.
Roblbery In the Hleart of the City.
A highway lobbfery occurred at New
Orleans, in the heart of the city, about
dusli Sunlday evening. J... l.Herbert,
of 1125 Arahella street, was the victim. r
He was stopped on Gravier street, near C
St. Charles, by two men, one of whom
pointed a pistol at him, Herbert
threw up his hands and they relieved
him of his watch and chain, $40 and
his ovcroat. The highwaymen told r
Herbert that they were desperate.
Irugitivo Talck!n Back to Illinois.
Deputy Sheriff P. M. Dickey left
Alexandria Sudayt morning for Fair, I
field, Ill., with the white f! gutive from
justice, George Hill, who is accused oi
murdering Kirkland Macklin, at Gol
den Gate, Ill., in October last, having
been captured at A!exandra a few da3s
ago. The prisoner denied being the
man wanted until he was chained to
the seatin the passenger coach, when A
he wilted and owned up that he was k
Slhipplng Gum Lumrber to New Yorkr.
The Provideuce Lumber Company,
of Lake Providence, sold a barge of
250,000 feet of gum lumber to a New a
YTork firm Saturday. The lumber is
to be shipped to New Orleans and
thence by sea to New York. It is a
new departure in the laumber business
at that place, fo:', in addition to this a
barge of gum sold to New York, they a
recently sold another barge of gum t
cons.sting of 250,000 feet to a Chicago I
firm, Heretofore gam has been con- 8
sidered as of no value; it was deadened
and burned in the lields, but it is now
rapidly taking its'place in the market
among valuable, woods.
A $100 Fire.
At 12:30 Monday the buildirig at the
corner of Louisa and Rampart streets
New Orleans was damaged to the ex
tent of $1503 by a fire which broke
out in some unaccountable manner.
It was owned by Widoey Lanseau, and
occupied by John Popovich as a bar
room and residence, and his stock was
totally destroyed. A tire ocemr :d in
the same building Sunday evening and
an ernmploye of the insurance vt
uies namedl John Poel(i woa
charge, and it was while he :a
vich were adjusting the losses t
fire was discovered which resulted so
disastrously to Popovich.
rexas and Puellae Officials ludleted.
Several of the officers of the Texas &
Pacilic lRailroad Co. have been in
dicted by the United States grand jury
at New Orleans for alleged violations
of the interstate commerce regula
tions. It is charged that the road
made an agreement with a Texas cot
ton firm to allow them a rebate of
fifteen cents a hale in transportation
charges less than allowed to other firms
in the cotton business. Those indicted
were: Mr. L. S. Thorne, third vice
president and general manager, and
E. S. 1argent, general freight agent of
the company, both of Dallas, Texas.?
The first count in the indictment dates
as far back as Sept. 14th, 1895. The
firm in whose favor it is alleged the
road discriminated is also liable to
punishment. The penalty, if a con
viction can be secured, is two years
imprisonment, or a fine of $5,000, or
both, at the discretion of the court.
ionuthern Cnrk Works Damaged.
At 7:;0 o,'clock Saturday night Pri
1'vate Watchman Mark Finan discovered
smoke and tlames issuing from the
third flor of the three-story brick
building, No. 415 Tehoupitoulas street,
between Poydras and Natchez streets,
,New. Orleans, and at once sounded an
alarm from box 74. The department
respondcd promptly and succeeded in
confining the fire to the story in which
it oriniualted. Thei damage ,to the
buildinig and stock did not exceed ,5,
U00. The building is a three-story
brick structure, and is owned by Mr.
Frank :Roder, and occupied' by the
Southern Cork Works, of which A. 0.
Leaumaont is solo proprietor. The
flioor on which the fire occurred was
known as the warehouse department,
anid in it was stored the rough cork
dtock, The damage to the building
was estimated at $1,500, and it is in
sured in local companies. The stock
of the cork works, which is valued at
$20,(00, was damaged to the extent of
$3,500; insured for $18,000.
Tobaccorust Indlictment Sustained.
Judge Fitzgerald, in general session
at New York Friday, handed down a
decision overruling the demurrer to
the indictment for conspiracy again.t
the American Tobacco Company. The
opinion discusses generally the law
touching upon conspiracy by a corpor
ation. The defendants in the indict
ments are officers 6f the company.
They are: Jam.es i,. Duke, William B.
Butler, William A. Marburg, Lewis
Ginter, George Arent:, George W.
Fail, Uorij. N. I)ul:e, Gezrg, W. Witt,
Joe ah .Brown and Charles G. Emery.
The indictments were filed on the com
plaint of tl:e ofctheers of t!he National
'Tobacco Company, who are the makers
of a rival brand of cigarettes, and were
found under the anti-trust law of 1895.
By the decisiun of Judlgo Fitzgerald
the directors and officers must stand
To Conchlule an Alliance With Us.
A dispatch irom Mad'lrid, Spain,
says that M. De G(u:rvillc, who accom
panied the Japanese !tuff oticers dur
ig the lato Chinese-Japanesa war,
delivered : leeturm bkoro th 1.I:adl
rid Geogralhical S, e:iety. In the
course of hii lee:ure he dwelt upon
Japan's growing power and the change
which had occ:urred in her position
arrong the nations of the world, lay
ing particular stra.es upon her po!itical
relations with other powers. He as
sorted that ,fap)an" and the United
States had agreed to conclude an alli
ane, a fact whi(h, ho declared, justi
fled the uneasiness felt regarding
Japian's attitude in the Phillipino Is
lands, where she had initiated hostility
to Spain, her aspirations being to po.
seas the isiand.
The Riot in Hiungary.
It is known thatnine of the work
men who were shot by gendarmes
during the riot at the rol ing mills at
Anina, Htungary, Wednesday, were
killed and many others seriously
wounded. The trouble arose over a
new pension scheme adopted at the
mills and tfie gendarmes were called
upon to restore order. This4 they
were unable to do until they had fired
into the crowd of angry workmen.
Decltined the HIonor.
President Van Dehis, head of the
geological department of the Wiscon
sin State University, has been offered
the management of the Smithsonian
Institute at Washington at a ealary of
$5000 per year, but declined it,
S. 11X. L.,I .,.,kA . Pr'r . E. L. N,:. , .-.... X J.I: ay i4
Bank of West Feliciana:
.,.IST. FRANCISVILLE, LA....
Cash Capital, - $25,000
Safety Deposit Boxes for Rent.
Exchange bought and sold. Prompt service guaranteed. Your ~d i '
solicited. Baink hours from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
, DIUscTons:--E. J. 1Buck, S McC. Lawrason, Adolph TaO I,
Brooks, L. P. .,liil eHn , ,J. L;- Gol afi, John . :ryiiag. &.;. k 4
4qwsham, Robert Daeiel, T. W. Butler.
F. M. Mumford, M.D.
..... DE'AL]E - IN-'I .....
DRUGS AND CHEMICALS,
.....Perfumery, Toilet Articles, Sonps and Brushes.....
Fine Stationery & Blank as
.....PENS, INK arnd PENOIJS.....
CUTLERY, NOVELTIES and FANCY CO
CIAr-A1S and 'TOLBACCOO.
PRESCRIPTIONS CAREFULLY COMPOUNDJ .
Agency of F. Hammer & Company's.RE Y-.
NEW GODS ! NEW 1 I'
....BATON ROUQE, LAIL..
For the Fall and .Winter Traml , .lit
cured trie finest selection ever swaje: s
of the State of
Diamonds, Watches, Clocks, . ,
Optical Goods, and Silverware,,
AT THE VERY LOWEST MARKET PER I I
We can and will sell lower than any house in the South. WOegia a pr
sonal guarantee on all goods bought of us. Oohntry orders amrd
promptly attended to.
Fine Watch Repairing and Engraving a Sphir,
At Reymond's WmmP
In order to clear out our stock of ........
e Dry Goods, Clothing, Ete,
We will ,ell our entire stock .RIegtrdlihte of (Colt o4r Vl.
ONiY F(OR) CASH! 'Ilhi mammnuoth rule ill ni e a ur
S dur ing the month of January, hegiuning on....
Monday, January ., i897 ..
We have never offered our EtoCk tat 8uch a s'CC i -
'i or.e hllould mire tilhe o01)l,,rtmity to 8Vculre soap a ,
. Varsitua. i
Cor. a am T, of
O W G O O D S Q d3 R R T Ni 6 0 4V0 hR' z$t ?s ' f 1 2 6 os rciT
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