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Official Journal of the Pa sh of West Foliciana and School Board.
,. LEAKE, Jr, Pub, an Prop ST. FPRANCISVILLE, WEST F- C A PARISH, LA., SATURDAY, MAY 8, 1897. VOL. V NO. 14. j. Powell, John H. Stone, MSt. Francisville. Clinton, Ij,. f p0WELL & STONE, ;ttornes - at - Law,. St. Francisville, La. -4 MP.-, . W. B, PEROY, S EMPLE & PERCY, i; ttorueys - at -- Law. i Will practice in any court in this I -Office in Bank Building.- FRANCISVILLE, LOUISi TAA. DR. A. F. BARROW, Phy~cian and Surgeon, '4 St. Francisville, La. eein Leake building. Telephone lanswered from either Kilbourne's i~lIumford's drug stores. ~ NEY POWELL, D.D.S., DENTIST, , Francisville, - Louisiana, Is prepared to do all work in bis line. Office at residence. A. T. Gastrell, IIARuiWj RE, STOVES, WAGON sad CARRIAGE 'WOOD W&YRK. H.$ouse Furnishing Coods. R BOPE, WOODS' MOWING MA CH.INES, HAY RAKES, ,ASII, B LINDS, DOORSM, ETC. JOSEPH STERN, ....Lpaler in.... General Merchandise. .h te Stable in Connection With Store. A supply of Horses a d Mules for sale. Satisfaction tuiaranteed. JOS. STERN, i,. F _ oot of hIill. uiet1 --' ' L. P. KILBOURNE, an Corner Royal and Prosperity Streets, :,, ' Frauclsvilie, La. freeripttns carefully. compounded. Choice selection of Drugs, Patent Medicines, and Notions. :i. Itesh Carden Seed on Hand T. W. RAYNHAM.S SContractor S and Builder, Sabh, Doors and Drscased Lumber kept S constantly on hand at shdp, near residence, Prices to Suit the Times. U . B. TEUTCH, "ILivcry, Feed & Sales Stableo, SBayou Sara, Loulslana. SPENCING lWIRE ROPE SELVACE. Poultry, Farm, Garden, Cemetery, S Law, Railroad and Rabbit XlO-Iasas Fencing. osa of miles in use. Catalogue Free. i ,eiglht L'aid. Prices Low. The McMULLEN WO'VEN WIRE FENCE CO. 114, 1S, 112 snd 120 N. !,lsrket St., CHICAGO. ILL. 4rlra z ans b al lIegls.y Felician Female Coll , ...JlCSON, LOUISIANA... 'Pi T'e 48th session of this Institution will open September 1, 1896. Tnhe members of the Faculty are ladies of bulture. SPECIALISTs in each 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, HISS L. J CATLETT, Prin., Jackson, La. "HOME SWEET HOME, TIIERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME," Is a universal sentiment, and for that e reason doubly well named is that ex-a eellent School, The6 Hom Inst- pte. TD the young ladies and girls in its charge it gives the advantages of in struction in literaturei, science and art, combined with all the environments of a refined home; so that jhile the mind is cultivated the heart is not neglected in learning the ways of noble woman hood. For catalogue and terms, apply to MISS SOPHI!E B. WRIGHT, Prin.. 1458 Camp Street, Nsw Orleans, Lp. STATE NORMAL SCOHOOL, NATCHITOCH LfA. Maintained by the` State for the ;raiing of teachers. Afords t orough preparation for the.profession,f teach ing; full course of academic study, practical training in the& art of eac, ing, one year of daily -practi . i model schools unidbr gumdanoe bof sk}If ed training.-teachers. C!ass woiik ex emplifies the best of modern thought in matter anid method of instruction. Diploma entitles graduate to teach in any public school of Louisiana 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, I RS. F. M. DAVIDSON, Prop. Board by Day,Week or Month, TERMS,$1.O50 PER DAY. Monthly rates made on application. Looation;, centiral. Surround p' Iletaant. Tran sients jolleited. Bank Building, St, Francisville, Louisna,. Hotel Windsor, ,,,.,SLAI6IITER, LAu.... Mrs. J, 0. Howell, Proprietress, ....BOARD.... By the day or month. Single Meals Furnished. Chas. Weydert, ....BAYOU ARAn, LA.... LOCK and GUiNSHtIT-I, Boiler and Gin Stand Repa!ring a Specialty, All'work that remains in my shop over 90 days will be sold to pay cost ....St. Francisville, La.... Prgotical Tin Smith, COPPER and SHEET-IRONT WORKER , Tin Cuttering ahd Roofing a Spoclalty., SAII work guarantea& . - ; NEJSY ITEMS OF INTEREST, e H ti Coalensel Intl Shirt and Pihy Pangraihs !L for Cur Subsc:ib rs, `PAINE RE:EIVES SENTENCE CF DEATH. h Poulet Commts Suicide-Wharf Lease Surrendered-Protest 'I'hat Ills Trial t Was Uufalr-The Assessorship Fight 0 Ended. Applicants for Presldelttial Ofl',lrai J. ¶'. Scott andT. f rickIell ý New Orleans, have"filed applications for the position of examiner of drugs at New Orleans. . H. . Wallis is an applicant for the coinership at the Mint. f Wharf Lease Surrendered. At a special meeting of the town eouucil, held at Donaldsonville Friday afternoon, a surrender of the wharf c lease by Mr. Duparty was accepted and r the mayor was authorized to appoint a I what fmaster pro tern. The Assessorsthip Fight Ended. The long and hotly contested fight; for the assessorship of East Carroll parish was ended Friday by the ap pointment of W.. C. Mcle je. He re ceived his commist:io foum the gov ernor Friday morning. Stnday School Association ,Adjourns. _IThe final session of the Louisiana Sunday School association was held at Monroe, Friday. There were several: hours of interesting discussion tending to promote the work. The members, went home full of new light and hope for the work in his home parish. The next convention will be held in Shreve port. " The Grecian ~iurder. Albert Grecian, the young mulatto butcher of Algicrs, who'shot his mis rI ss, Louise Washington, about three ,weeks ego, from the effects of which she ultimately died, was arraigned in Iecorder Clcmet 's court, Saturday, 3 in New Orleans. "At th- eoquest of Assistant I)istrict Aftorney Clement he was remandcd to the criminal district court without the becefit of bail. Pirotests that lHs Trial Was Unfair. i -,it Paine, who was convicted of the: murder of his young Wife in Monioe,. was Friday sentdnced to death by' Judge Potts. The governqr \vill fix the dlate of execution. Before sentence: was passed Paine asked permission to matd. statement, which wat granted him,; said that he did not want an."t symiph , unly justice; that heo.didt: have fa tritfl, but was. onvi a prejudiced jury. ' , Appointments bygthe Governor. Governor Foster hs' appointed Dr. Sohn D. Trahan, of Lafayette, mem , of the State board of medical seurs. vice Dr. F. J. Kearney, >iY. expired; William T. Flowere, 3ustiio of the peace, Second ward of Calca it, vice G. W. Strocher, re signed; R. IH. Jackson, police juror, Cheneyville ward of Rapides parish, vice John J. Swan, deceased; A. M. Aucoin, of Orleans, notary publio. Left the. Country. Over twenty-five dollars have been expended reccntly} on? seuding telo grams to various park of Louisiana and Texas asking for the arrest and de Stention of Joseph Duquesnay, who is a fugitive from justice from New Or leans. While the authorities have not succeeded in l:cnting Duqucesnay they received information that the fugitive had taken a steamer for Honduras and Sis probably in that country by now. Case Ta!ceon Under Adviemcnt. The suit of Win. Schlater.. vs. Capt. C. A. Brusle was tried Friday" at Plaqucmine before.ailge E. 1. Tal bot. This suit created considerable I interest in that locality, and was one to recovwr possession of~tho half of the Star plantation, which was sold at auction by the sheriff severl months since. The defendants ae out a stiong case and the decision of the judge will be gait d for with interest. SCheap Corn for I)outh Suffreres. Mr. Milleaps, of Monroe, has orders for a hundred cars of corn which he has bought and aill get into Monroe and hill out as soon as -possible. He billed Saturday one car'each to W, L. Morris & Co., West Monroe; 'W. W. McCoy, Dubberly; Jackson & Kidd, Mansficeld; A. T. Nelson, Homer; Pur yea, Muse & IHetndersou, Junction City; and one car to W. L. Morris & Co., at Monroe. He har 2,000 bushels of peas to by billed out this week. Fatal Accident. At 7:30 Saturday morning at New Orlean,, Pierce Conlolon, aged sixty five years, a grocer doing business.atw the corner of Sycamore and Carro!ton S.avenue, and his employee, E:ugcene Lewis aged sixty-five years, lett toe store in a wCgon to come to town. ()On Sreaching rte corner of Tenth and Car rollton avenue, their horse ran away. The wagon was capsized and the occu pants were thrown out. Conlolon was so badly ijjurud about the head that he died two hours aitlr being taken home. He was attended by Dr, S. L. * Henry ant Dr. Dick, who gave'a cer tificate f death from hemorrhage of tle brainei Lewis was only slightly in jured. Seriouslyglulured by a Jersey liUl. As Mr. W. C. Scott, a prominent merchant and farmer of Chenoyville, was returning from his stables Satur day, he -vas ferociously attacked by his regigered Jersey bull. It was in vain thit he tried to ward off the at tack. The animal made several lunges, two of which bruised his body, while one unfortunately drove a horn into T the muscles of the thigh, a few inches below the hip joint, and in front. This wound, when examined by Drs. Kil >atrick and Fuller, was found to hava hpptured the a-te:y and made a ghastly N 1-ound. The preceuce of mind of Mrs. Scott, who, with her hand, pressed E tightly on the wound and over the artery until the arrival of t!;e doctors, no doubt saved him from bleeding to death. Hlienville Cit.'us ,till Neoed Ald. Saturday Judge J. J. Warren arriv ed in Arcadia Irol the drouth stricken and suif.ring fifth ward of Bienouville parish to present the applicaztion of his people, to Representative Richardson anul secretrry Leslie, of the relief com .iittee, for immediate helpo. He re orts 121 families, containing 705 peo ple, who are reported to have in the aggregate only 33 bushels of meal, 351 bushels of corn anud 8,35 pounls of meat, with 171 work horses or mules. Judge 'Warren is an officer of that ward, amd is an iunelligeut and reliable citizen, and vouches for the approxi matq correctness of the above report tia o by him and another member of the ward relief committee. This con diLtij is leplorable, and appeals to the charitably disposed for immediate re lief. Suits Against a Hank, The People's Bank, of New Orleans,' was Friday made a defendant to two suits brought by depiositors who had money abstracted therefrom by nmenus of forged cheeks made by Peter Birba, who, it will be rememberel, killed him. Felf upon the discovdry of his crime. One is by Esteban Carrcras, for $1, 50, and the other is by him also, in be hai. of the Southern Slyrilp, Liq or and, Cordial Manufacturing Co , in liqutida tion, for tlio sum of $2,320 :30. Bothbht the above parties were coni~ierablo dd positors in the: 'eople'sBank, and upon SJtli.g the , o4ebesion of Birba insol. "T m&de aim uppu that instituton .for the, amount.r prosvd to be forged, charging that both.vtwere 'bound in solido for the sums;-',l hIank 'huas ye fused to acced td ., :thi lai . , r are ment. SA. C. Poule imits SutC1i Mr. A "C. Pt f era ' ri Sa tigen of f aq' n f sterl inig w-orth and r mitted suicide Friday his trooi b - .. fmt calibre revolver. '~ son was left by him for the rash act, except a little note on the margin of a newspaper, . on whio words: "Life is .ot Toi God forgive my sins and my enemies." Mr. Poulet was a native of France,and came to this country while young. He was married and leaves a wife and six children. Hle was a member of the Knights of Pythias, Knights of IHonor Sand Woodmen of the World., He was Sevidently insane at the time of com - mit ing the rash act, for he was a man of good health and of a very jovial Scharacter. lie was buried by the t Woodmen of the Worhi, in which lodge he held the position uf adv.Ior lieutea, ant. (:onvicted o4 a )airsttrllay Crlme. Frank Martin, charged with the murder of MIrs. Crocker, was convictedl Saturday at Wharton, Tex., and given Sthe death puna!ty. The murder of the Croker family grew out of a dispute over land. ThIe first reiult of the quasr rel was the killing of a man named e Day, one of the claimants, by Mrs. SCrocker, whi:o wasaf terwardsacquitted. The laud was then claimed by the Martins, under a lease from Day. 'Ihe State proved at this trial that the party of men wh9, wont to dispossess the Crockerews nde~Izs, Croker and left her for dead;' at after 'th mur a der of her ihusba dand child her bo:ly e was sought and sihe was found out on e the prairie, where she had crawled e wdunded near to death, in an aattempt . to escape, and was pitilessly murdered. . Martin's case will be appealed, S Killed Over a Game of Billiards. ,; Isaac Parks and James Sykes, prom it inent citizens of Troy, Ala., quarreled is at that place over a game of billiards and Parks shot Sykes dead. The men had played for several hours and had taken several drinks, it is said, and the W difficuy is said to have grown out of Y the w F sky. Parks, 'who is a son of t Judge W. II. Parks, of Troy, sur , roendered himself, t Illled 1li Aged Mother. ' Alvin Balecy, a white man, 22 years r- of age, brutally murdere.l hii' old Y. mother near Blue I'oint, Ark., Satur n- day with a stick. They quarrelled over IS an orphan childi who had been talkn at in by the familv. 3. McC. Liwauso., Pres. E. L, Nwwsn~r, Vice-Pres. I. 3. ~ Bank of West Felicia a ....ST. .FRANISVILLE, LZ.... Cash Capital, - $25,00. Safety Depo xms f R iiet Exchange bought and sold. Promp servieo guaranteod. Toear a solicited. Bank hours from 9 am i. to 3 p.m. DIRETrons:--E. J. Buck, S. McC. Lawraeon, Adolph Toena~e , D. Brooks, L. P.. Kilbourne, J. L. Golbau, Johl n F. irvneF fir.; l s,. Nbewsham, Rbliert Daniel, T. W. Butler. F. N. 8umford, M.D., .....DEALER IN..... DRUGS AND CHEMICALS, .....Perfumery, Toilet Articles, Soaps and Brushas..... Fihe StationerLy & Blank B3ooi0:, ......PENS, INK and PENCILS..... CUTLERY, NOVELTIES and FANCY COODS, CIGAUS and TOBA .COO,. PRESCRIPTIONS CAREFULLY CIfPOIUNI D, Agency of F. Hammer 4 Company's READY* MIXED PAINTS. NEW GOODS! I ICES I Rotumain Bro& he ,Jeweler S. . .,BATON ROUG LAI.:. SFor the Fall and Winter T. ~i w' ' r' , cared the fineat solestion evor apmie s i l u V \ of the btate oo SDiamonds, Watlches, A ft l Optical Goods, and; Silverware, AT THE VERY LOWEST MARKET PRICE !º "a We can and will sell. lower than any house in the Boath. *e fo 1. sonal guarantee on all goods bought of us. Country e rsleM4 pd promptly attended to. Fine Watch Repairing and Engraving a Specialy on At Reymond's I In order to clear out our stock of ....... SDry Goods, Clothing, Etc., '1 We will se!J our entire stock Rcgardlesa 't QC:, r Valx u . a OSLY FOR CA.SHJ! This mannmoth tal will tat.ons a _. dur'ing6 the month of January, beginning on.... J Motyr, January 11, 1897. re We havnerer' ifred 4fy ~gtoc1 a? such a wrwifiee. We I oniP ~Pltd mini the opporunity to securueoZLe . of the L Cor. lVIain a7Ztl nt. r. seM , 0 . e , 01 .X 1' I~~l I I ~ __ K'