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Official Journal of the Parish of West Fellclana and School Board. ,;;
Sjr., Pub. d Prop ST. FRANCISVYILLE, WEST FJLICIA PARISH, LA., SATURDAY, APRIL 17, 1897. VOL. VI.---NO Ii.
1 ' Y r '
Joha H. Stone,
. at " Law,
W. . ]PREr.
i & PERCY,
. at - Law.
in any court in this
. F BARROW,
from either Kilbourue's
" - Louisiana,
to do all work in
Office at residence.
, STOVES, WAGON
AGE WOOD WORK.
OODP' MOWING MA
iAT! BAES, SASH,
cmslcet;in With Sore.
and Mules for sale.
t of Hill.
sad Prosperity Streets,
of Drugs, Patent
n8 eed on Hand
IDreued Lumber kept
"h Oand at shop,
I the Times. U
& Sales Stable,
IE aOPE SELVAG E.
iRE FEICE CO,
64TxDls ab *oCleses.
The 48th sesmion of this Institutioa
will open September 1, 1896. The
m. embers of the Faculty are ladies of
culture. SPCIALmSrTS in each depart.
is ment Superior advantages are there
by offered to those young ladies desir
ing a thorough ahnd iniahed education.
L The health of the Institution is unsur
For particulars and catalogue ad
MISS L. J CATLETT, Prin.,
e "HOME SWEET HOME,
THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE lHOME,"
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- I
struotion in liteature, science and art, it
combined with all the environments of p
a refined home; so that while the mind it
is cultivated the heart is not neglected w
in learning the ways of noble woman- 11
For catalogue and terms, apply to
MISS SOPHIE B. WRIGHT, Prin..
1456 Camp Street, ew Orloans, La.,
STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, P
NATCHITOCHES, LA. Si
Maintaiued by the State. for the of
;raining of teachers. Affords thorough
preparation for the profession of teach
ing; full course of academic study, in
practical training in the art of teach
ing, one year of daily practice in mu
model schools under guidance of skill- be
ed training teachers. Class work ex- en
emplifies the best of modern thought pr
in matter and method of instruction. li
Diploma entitles graduate to teach in ,ct
any public school of Louisiana without
Tuition free to students who teach
.one year after graduation. Entire ex- set
pense for session of eight month, $110. de
Twelfth annual session begins Oct. Ce
1, 1896. op
For catalogue write to esa
B. C. CALDWELL, Pres. ab
MRS. F. M. DAYIDSO, Prop.
Board by Day,Week or Month,
TERM~S, $1.50 PER DAY.
Monthly rates made on application,
Location, central. Surround
ings, pleasant. Tran- I
aients solicited. i
Bank Building, St. .Francisille, Lougsikn, 1
Mrs. J. 0. Howell, Proprietress,
By the lAy or month, Single Meals 3
.....BAYOU SARA, LA.....
Blacksmith ail Wheelwi ht,
LOCK and GUNSMITII,
Boller arn Gin Stund Repairing a Speoolalt.,
All work that remains in my shop over 1
90 days will be sold to pay coat.
J. G. DIEM,
....St Franiesville, La....
Practical Tin Smith,
COPPER and SBIRT.IBON
Tin Cutterlng and Roofing
ftrAil vaL~nswt es
es. NEWSY ITEMS OF INTERES ,
Coadease1 lit) Sirt tand Pithy ParalrJhs
for Our Subsc:ib.n.
THE STATE BOARD OF PHARMACY.
MeTook His Brother for a Burglar-The
rt. Town Limits Extended-.Exempted
re- rom Taxation.*Operator's Narrow
OI Escape.-Restgnation 'Tendered.
ur- - *-.
ad- Mr. David N. Barrow, assistant di
rector of the Baton Rouge Experiment
Station, has tendered his resignation,
to take effect Sept. 1.
Mollie Shepherd, aged forty-five
.. years, swallowed the contents of a small
hat vial of laudanum about 3 o'clock Satur
day evening, at New Orleans, and died
about one hour afterward while being
taken to the hospital in the'ambulance. i
Exempted from Taxation.
The police jury at Alexandria has
passed an ordinance exempting the
Gulf, Louisiana and Great Northern
Rail '". 'I from parish taxation for a
periu. of ten years in the event that
the road be constructed to Alexandria
in the immediate future.
The Town Limits Extended.
its There was an election held at New
Ln- Iberia, La.. far the purpose of extend- l
rt, ing the cororation. The election c
of passed of very quietly, and resulted
ud in the east end refusing to incorporate, a
ed whilst the west end came running in, .
n- Result, the town will now grow west- 1
i. The following is the monthly report °
of arrests made throughout the city of c
New Orleans during March: First
precinct, 446; Second. 181; Third 260;
Fourth, 270: Fifth, 148; Sixth, 151;
Seventh, 185; Eighth, 46; Ninth, 541
Tenth, 34; Eleventh. (i;; detectiveo
be officers, 52; Grand total, 1,991. b
h Police ,ltry Aids School Board. el
h- After a three days' session the police
9, jury at Lake Charles Saturday eppro
priated $2,500 to the parish school
En fund. The parish school board has w
1- been working industriously with this rt
end in view for some time. The ap
it propriation will go a long way toward it
liquidating the indebtedness of the
t: school. so
Operator iad a Narrow Escape. fr
About 3 o'clock Friday lightning so
t. struck the telegraph instrnment at the th
i depot at. Amite Ciiy, of the Illinois so
C. Central and tore them up. The on
operator, Mr. Nesbit, had a narrow M
escape from being killed. He was Di
about touching the key when the hit
bolt struck the instrument. Neverthe- pit
less no was sertously burned about the st!
right arm and hand, in
New Jewish Synagogue.
The Jewish families of Lake Charles,
numbering eighteen, or twenty, have
displayed great enterprise in starting a d
movement for the erection of a syna
gogue at that place. At a meeting of
the leaders, Mr. L. Kanfman was
placed at the head of the building conm.
mittee, and Architect Fred. D. Mead
was instructed to draw up plans at
The State Board of Pharmacy. thr
Governor Foster has made the fol- La,
lowing appointments: State Board of
Pharmaey-W. T. Taylor, A. C. Dem
oneobert, F. C. Godhold, of Oreans;
G, S. Brown, L, F. Chalia, P. L, rad
Vialon, Sr., Ibervil!e; T. J. Labbe, idl
W.'Martin, I. T. Gibbs, Desoto, and and
0. M. Brooks, East Baton Rouge, Th
Louis Desmarais, notary public; John dis
B. Lymans justic, of the peace, Sixth
ward of Grant, vice E, A, Wall, ro
moved from the parish.,
IiJured in a RunDawy aceldont. s
Thursday was a day of accidents que
at Amite City. Miss Marie and run
Miss Lulu Guvang Thursday afterneon Smi
were out buggy ridings on the Inde- me.
pendence road, a short distance from thi
Amite City, when the" horce became The
frightened and ran away, breaking the the
buggy into splinters. The ladies were thai
thrown out at the start. Miss Marie low
had a limb fractured, besides being the
rendered senseless for some time.
Took ills Brother forda Burglar.
Calenge Governale, an Italian living folli
two miles below Patterson, shot his iati
brother,h Joe. Governale, Thursday Wat
night. Joe got up in the night and find
went out 'ithout awakening any of the tren
family. The barking of the dogs atm
awoke Calonge, who, thinking thieves erci
were about, took his gun and went out. in ti
Seeing a man in the yard he fired, tuti
shooting his brother, and killing him dest
on the spot. gest
Mr. Britton Released Under Bond. over
The preliminary trial before Judge dept
J. L. Dagg, of D. H. Britton, charged gen
with the killing of W. J. Stevens las1
weeli, was concluded in Vidalia, La.,
and resulted in the holding of Mr.
Britton under a bond of 1,000 to a i
saer the charge of manoslughter b. i
T proved sureties, was given by Mr.
S1. Britton in a short time, and his liberty
given eim pending the hearing of the
case next November.
I MaI tenance of the Fire Department.
The Ascension and Donaldsonville
board of trade, at a regular monthly
meeting adopted the following:
"Whereas; it has come to our knowl.
CY. edge that the firemen of Donaldson.
ville are now petitioning the police
jury and town council for an appropria.
he tion of $800 from each body per annum
for the maintenance of our efficient fire
ted system; therefore, Resolved, That we,
ow the Ascension and Donaldsonville board
of trade, comprising the principal tax
and license payers of Ascension parish,
Sh r ieby jled our support to said
a/t Death or Captain Williams.
>n, The Southern Yacht, Club of New
Orleans has lost a faithful servant by
the death of Captain Williams. He
has been keeper of the clubhouse ever
ile since its organization, nearly a quarter
all of a century ago, and by his unceasing
ir- devotion to the club and its members
led had won for himself their highest
ng regard. He was a Nel Orleans man,
3e. and when the war broke out joined
Captain Winchester's Pelican Battery,
and served throughout the war valiant
as ly. When the yacht club was organ
he ized he was given charge of the estab
rn lishment, and ever since has performed
a his work faithfully. The members
sat peak in the highest terms of his ser
Extreme Flood Level at New Orleans.
The river guage at New Orleans has
:w touched a higher notch than at any
1- previous period during the present
)n crisis and Saturday, was even with the
3d highest mark of the 1893 high water
e, scare, the register indicating 17.9. The
,. opinion is hazarded by well informed
t. government officials that before New
Orleans gets through with the present
emergency a gu'age of 10 feet, will be
t exhibited. So far the entire line of
d Louisiana levees is intact and at New
3f Orieans, where the levee system is
Seasily, among the most substarial
along the Mississippi river, little fear
is felt but what the immense volume
of water coming down will be kept
re within bounds. Tireless vigilance is
being exercised to maintain the present
efficiency of the levee protection.
.Serious Accident In a Grist Mil11.
, At Homer, Saturday, about 2 p.m.,
while runninig -dry rapidly, the lower
rack of Mr. B. F. Allen's grist mill
flew to pieces, completely demolishing
c itself. Mr. Allen, who was attending
e the mill, was very severely injured by
some of the flying debris, which struck
him on the left leg, shattering it in
frightful manner, also bruising him in
? several other places. Another piece of
a the rock struck Mr. Allen's 17-year-old A'
s son, Luther, in the side, knocking him
a out of breath for several seconds. Little
v Madden Busb, the 10-year-old son of son
Dr. A. B. Bush, came very near losing Pre
3 his life while standing near there. A
" piece of the iron band of the rock
struck him on the side of the temple
and rendered him unconscious for some =
time. The wounded were promptly
attended to, and from last reports all
the patients were resting .well. The
rock flew in all directions, completely
demolishing the east side of the wall.
LATEST LOUISIANA NEW.. 4
Indemnity for Lynchedl .Italians.
The president has decided to reconm
mend to congress nh appropriation as
indemnity for the killing by a mob of
three Italian citizees near Hahnville,
La,, August 8th, last.
* Flremen's Parade at Monroe.
Preparations for the firemen's pa .
rade on April 22 are progressing rap
idly and a fine turnout of the Monroo
and other departments is expected.
The bnusiness men will have a trades
display in connection with the parade.
The city council at Monroe at a
special session Monday passed an ordi
nance ordering an election upon the
question of voting a five mill tax, to
run for ten years, to the Monroe, Fort
Smith & Northwestern railroad. Three
membere voted against it and for a time
things looked gloomy for the ordinance.
The police jury has already ordered
the election for the precinct wards, so
that on May 12 the people will be al
lowed to tell whether or not they want
Situation Extremely Critical.
Representative Robertson sent the
following telegram Tuesday, from
Baton Rouge, to Secretary Alger, at
Washington: "Have just arrived and
find the situation in Louisiana ex
tremely critical, with the result of the
struggle problematical. Should a
crevasse occur on the Mississippi river
in this State there will be great desti
tution among the people and much
destruction of property. I wouild sug
gest respectfully, therefore, that a por
tion of the appropriation for relief of
overflow sufferers be reserved by the
department to meet- suach a contin
Coffee Case Deelded.
In the Arbuckle-Wooluon injnnotfoa
unit the cirenit court at Toledo, O.,
Friday, overraled plaintisfa motion for
a mew trial ha rntd£fty dayei.1
5. MaC. LAwIssox, Pres. E. L. Nwsus, Yles-Pt. . J. 3,
Bank of West Feliciana.
* ...ST. FRANCISVILLE, LA....
Cash Capital, * - $25,00(O
Safety Deposit Boxes for Rent,
Esehang. bought and sold. Prompt servies gearsatead. Toer budn
solicited. Bank hours from 9 am. to 3 p.m.
DJ.uctron.-Er.J. Bnck, S. MoO. Lawrason, Adolph Teats.b, , D.
Brooke, L o. P.. Kalbou e, .. . L Golean, John ii'.. .. r ir. ; : ,
New ham, Robert Dauiel, T. W. Butler.
F. M. Mumford, M.D.,
.....DEALER IN .....
DRUGS AND CHEMICALS,
.....Perfumery, Toilet Articles, Sosps and Brnrmsh....,
Fine Stationery & Blank Books
.....PENS, INK and PENCILS.....
CUTLERY, NOVELTIES and FANCY COODS,
CIGARS and TOBACCO.
PRESCRIPTIONS CAREFULLY CDXPOUNDED,
Agency of F. Hammer & Company's READY
`-.....-- --- · . ,. i.. . . . .. e
NEW GOODS i NEW PRICES I
....BATON ROUCE, LA....
For the Fall and Winter Trade we hia so- .
ured~the fineat selion eTeo 6S4a ,thi pait
of the State of
Diamonds, Watches, Clocks, Jesll ,
Optical Goods, and Sflaernare,
AT THE VERY LOWEST MARKET PRICE II
We ean and will sell lower than any bour in the oath. We give pa
monal guarantee on all goods bought of us Country ordmers aushd d
promptly attended to.
Fine Watch Repairing and Egoving a Specialty.
----... ,-~-s- _ Ill
At Reymond's 1 ,
SA CLEAN SWEEP.
In order to clear out our stock of........
SDry. Goods, Clothing, Eto.,
We will sell our entire stock Begardlem of Cost or Value.
ONLY FOR CASHI This. mammoth sale will contiane
dutriog the month of January, beginning on....
* Monday, January 11, 1897. e
S We have never offered our stock at such a sacrifle. No
one should miss the opportunity to secure some of the
$. I. REYMOND,j
Cor. Main and Third.
0rregg g g g a
Ova '6,085 A1R, mA. !t
" OAR. Pis, rys, owcs
Con PIJ. " :--ai M ri' jO.
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