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Official Journal of the Parish of West Fellclana and School Board.
.,, Pub. and Prop ST. FRANCISIILE, WEST FICIANA PARISH, LA SATURDAY, JULY 10, 1897. VOL. VI.---NO. 23. oe John H. FStone, ei Cllinton, La. WELL & STONE, e s . at - Law, ;t. Francisville, La. W W. . noT,. IEMPLE & PERCY, 9 eYs - at -- Lame m, on pý~ c in any court in this ...Oice in Bank Building.- NOISE H' LOUISIANT . T] :O fA. F. BARROW, 1yleian and Surgeon, d' St. Francieville, La. .Leake building. Telephone wered from either Kilbourne's %lford's drug stores. T IEY POWELL, D.D.S., r DENTIST, C Till, Louisiana, i prepared to do all work in b line. Office at residence. T. Gastrell, A IDWARE, STOVES, WAGON .Ii YdAplGE WOOD WORK. usN Furnishing Coods. 01P , WOODYS' OWING IA . Cil AT, BArILES, SASH, 'LINDS, DOORS, ETC. '-JOSEPH STERN, ....Dealer Ik.... eneral Merchandise. Li Stahll In Connection With Store, apply of Sorses and Mules for sale Satitfaotion Guaranteed. JOS. STERN, Foot of Hl1l. :L. P. KILBOURNE, m se_ eI ggist n and Chemnist, e gr r Royal and Prosperity Streets, St. Francisville, La. ptions -carefully compounded. Ohoi seulection of Drugs, Patent Medioines, and Notions. Vmsh Carden Seed on Hand T. W. RAYNHAM. ontractor and Builder. Doors and Dreased Lumber kept ootatntly on hand at shop, near residence, oes to Suit the Times. lB. TEUTCH, Livery, Feed & Sales Stable, RIVER FRONTr. -e Bayou Sara, Louisiana. V SFENCING WIRE ROPE SELVAGE. try, Farm, Garden, Cemetery, Lawn, Railroad and Rabbit Fencing. of miles in use. Catalogue Free. At Paid. Prices Low. WLLEN WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO. amd 120 N. Market St., CHICAGO. ILL. $nls b 0llZr.(SLOU. Fellciana A NEV Female Collegiate grs Institute, ...JACKSON, LOUISILN... PrOp The 48th session of this Institution will open September 1, 1896. The A members of the Faculty are ladies of held i culture. SPEaclusTs in each depart- direct ment. Superior advantages are there-. sionei 'by offered to those young ladies desir- ject f( ing a thorough and finished education. farmi: . The health of the Institution is unsur passed. Fr( F'or psaticulari sat tlogue d tweer 1 dress, re... ress L. J CITLETiP, PriA., repor Jackuo J.tit farm( e "HOME SWEET HOME, THERE'S EO PLACE LIKE HOME," Da in al Is a universal sentiment, and for that Boie reason doubly well named is that ea- and oellent School, ter. Bren The spot Home prisi menHome Institute. La., To the young ladies and girls in its state charge it gives the advantages of in- for 1 .1 struction in literature, science and art, I, combined with all the environments of a refined home; so that while the mind A: is cultivated the heart is not neglected sr in learning the ways of noble woman- Moll hood. full; For catalogue and terms, apply to aco MISS SOPHIE B. WRIIHT, Prin.. 5icu 1456 Camp Street, new Orleans, La neci o. STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, C NATCHITOCHES, LA. app the e B.. Maintained by the State for the ish. training of teachers. Affords thorough Sec 0 preparation for the profession of teach- La ing; full coarse of academic study, Nal practical training in the art of teach- pul ing, one year of daily practice in model soh o a under guidance ep skill ed trainingbeachere. Class; Ork ex emplifies th best of modern thought a in matter anfd method of instruction. t Diploma entitles graduate to teach in sun any public school of Louisiana without it, examination. 4n Tuition free to students who teachl one year after graduation. Entire ex- las pense for session of eight month, $110. so 'ets, Twelfth annual session begins Oct. o 1, 1896. as For catalogue write to B. C. CALDWELL, Pres. Ided. th nt BANK OT EL, and MRS. F. M. DAVIDSON, Prop. Board by Day,Week or Month. TERMS, $1.50 PER DAY. Monthly rates made on application., er Location, central. Surround ings, pleasant. Tran sients solicited. r kpt Bank Bulding, St. Francisvlle, Lou'si1na,. h Hotel Windsor, ,,,,,SLAUBHTER, LA..... d n " Mrs. J. O. Howell, Proprietress. S* .,.BOARD..., By the day or month. Single Meali Furnished; - , Chal. Weyderit, 3 .....BAYOU SARA, La..... BlacBi l Wheelw ht, n. LOCKE and GUNS1ITH, Boller and Gin Stand Repairing a Speolaltj. All work that remains in my shop over 90 days will be sold to pay ost. E. J. G, DIEMI .,,.St. Francisville, La.... Practical Tin Smrnith, COPPER and BHEET.IRON tery WORKER a+ee. Tin' Cuttering and Roofing a Speolalty. SCO. .ranteed. 0CECO I*rk ua LOUISIANA HAPPENINGS.I W', Arch A NEWRAILROAD PROPOSED FOR CO.U Hallis SHATTA. first ii murds whom N~egro Girl Kills Her Brother---Trestle On two o: the Iron Mountain Railroad Burned --- The - Run Over by an Engine at Alexandria--" -Mysti Proposed Red River Road. Ashw _ Archi Farmers' Institute, thou0 e A Farmers' nshtitute will be ture. f held in Monroe on July 12th, under spoký - direction of Major J. G. Lee, commis- your sioner of agriculture. The main sub- the b ject for discussion will be diversified reled i. farming. dows Good Crops. ";l From all. sections of the country be- after tweeir Monroe anu Vi*furg, planters 4 report excellent crops, especially of fro corn. West of the Onachita the hill e farmers are well satisfied with the out- pep look. Shot and Killed by His Sister. Dave Brent, colored, while engaged ah in an altercation with his mister, at New -Boyce, Saturday morning, w5as shot bode z and almost instantly killed by his sis- fron ter. The coroner's verdict was that the Brent came to his derth from a pistol Lad spot wound at the hands of his sister, near Stella, and one Jim Wells. gb:( A Big Levee Outfit. No. J. C. Heodge's great levee outfit,com- trat prising 165 head of stock and imple- for ments in proportion, was landed at was Bedford's levee, in Madison parish, the La., last Friday evening. It took four pro hours to discharge the outfit, it is its stated. Mr. Heodge is the contractor in- for the new levee at Bedford's. art, dre I f His Right Hand Crushed. poe ind An employee of the belt line electric the ted street railway, at Shreveport, named auc n- Mott Ogleby, had his right hand fear- the fully crushed while attempting to clean me a cogwheel on a car Saturday. A phy- to I sician was summoned, who found it W. necessary to amputate the first and shc second fingers on the right hand. Pe Executive Appointments. Gov. Foster has made the following ne appointments: R. W. Horn, justice of the peace Seventh ward of Grant, vice exi B. A. Forston, removed from the par- alt the ish. J. W. Scarborough, police juror pa ugh Second ward of Ouachita, vice G. B. Fa aoh- Ludliry, removed from the parish, ody, Nathaniel Hoggatt, of Madison, notary an ach- public. S1 i Bailroad Trestle Burned. ox kill- At abenutten o'clock on Tuesday last. tihta trestle just north of Siess atation on inh the Iron Iounitainrailroad was brned, bin supposed to have, caught from" the hont sparks of a passing engine. The pass enger train which left Alexandria at eac 4:30 o'clock Friday morning was de ax- layed by the burn nine hours. The south bound train Friday night 'was Oct. only detained about two hours, and from now on there will be no detention, as the trestle has been rebuilt. es. I. O. O. F. Olicers Installed. f( Friday evening the grand master of ii * the State, W. A. Stidley of West ti IAJ. Lake, visited P. M. Dickineon Lodge a No. C6, 1. 0. O. F., New Iberia, and fb installed the following officers for the c p, ensuing term: A. J. Cammack, N. G.; J. M. Werhs, V. G.; E. P. Landry, secretary. Mr. Stidley left Friday in company with Capt, John T. White and J. M. Werhs for Abbeville, to or gan; e a lodge there. t Run Over by an Engine. 8 A. D. Atwood, sged44 years, a white t man, watchman at Barren & Nugent's saw mill, twenty-three miles north of Alexandria, on the Iron Mountain Road, was run over by an engine Sat- 1 urday morning, near the union depot at Alexandria. Atwood got off the 1 track to avoid an engine that was going IS1 f. head on, and as he stepped back an --- other engine backed over him. His right leg was very badly crushed. The Or, wounded man is in destitute circum stances and has a wife and four chil dren. But little hopes of his recovery are entertained. UU nidentified Body Found Floating* A floater was caught in the river at Alexandria, Saturday morning at 7:40 o'ciock, just opposite the eourthoure el and an inquest *as held and it was agreed that he came to his death by drowning. The corpse was that of a Swhite man about 5 feet 7 inches high, about 40 years old and had a 50-cent piece in his pocket, and on a piece of It paper was written the word, Falber," which might be his proper name. Tho body was very much decomposd, and S the hands and other parts greatly eaten Dllt. away by fish. In fact he had no hair on his head, p over DistriLct Court Adjourned. The district court, at Covington, R. B. Reid, presiding; D. 8. Kemp, dis ,tict attorney; John J. Stroble, sheriff; H. B. Warren, clerk, adjourned Satu j :after a week of hard labor, with th., followilig' convictions: March tWheat, 18 months in the penitentiary, fO1 resi'ting an otficer and cutting with initent to kill; Cilts Powell, 2 years,for 'I larceny; Willie Reid, 2 year, for lar ceny. YWith a large civil docket dis posed of the court and public feel proud O"r in their new quarters in the new court house. Murder in Calcasica Parish. S Sheriff A, L. Lo)eons and Deputy Web Young returned to Lake Charles 1 from Mystic Thursday evening with 5. Moc.L Arch Ashton, Oliver Bloodworth and Hallis. Buxton'in their custody. The first mentioned is accused of being the 1 a murderer of Andrew Ashworth, of whom he is a nephew, and the other two of being accessories to the crime. The story of the crime as related by a -Mystic citizen isthat last Tuesday Mr. Cas Ashwor;h came upon his nephew, Archie, skinning a sheep, which he thought had been stolen from his pas ture. As the old man advanced he spoke kindly to the boy, "Don't shoot youi did uncle." "Yes I will," said the boy, and leveling his double-bar. Exchani reled shotgun he shot his old uncle down in the road and left him where Dii be, fell. It was six hours before he Brooks, waý.found, and be lived twelve hours Newsha af tr. he. whs shot. ' 'Cbnstable Cooper e had hard wok t keep the' boy from being lynched b the' enraged .people..:.... More Sunstrotes. Saturday mbrning George Harper, aged about 40 years, was found dead' in his room, at 518 Chartres street, New Orleans. The coroner viewed the body and gave a certificate of death from congestion of the brain, due to t the heat. Also a gardener named M. 1 Ladibe, residing on Toledano street, near Carondelet, while at work in the ga:den at Mr. McCaleb's residence, Fqj No. 2328 St. Charles street,,was pros tratedhby the heat, but not discovered for some time after. ':Tie ambulance it was then called, and he was taken to the hospital, where his condition was Cu, ir pronounced critical. Proposed Red River Road. Winm. Edenborn, of Chicago, ad dressed a number of citizens of Shreve port, on the building of a railroad dawn i the Red river valley to Coushatta. He Ag' d and several of his friends will return to ,r- their city in about ten days. In the in meantime he will submit a proposition y- to a commtttee composed of chairman, it W. F. Taylor, J. B. Ardis, 1enry Flor id sheim, J. H. Jordan, P. Youree, W. S. Pelick, J. M. Foster, I. Barren. It is believed that Mr. Edenborn is con-. neeted with the management of the of Gate City' Railway, which is being fe extended from Texarkana and has ar- already crossed with its rails Caddo for parish. B. Father and Sons Charged With Murder. sh, Friday night Deputy Sheriffs Walters Iry and Holland and Detective Murphy, of Shreveport, returned from Vivian,La., on the Kansas City, St. Louis and Gulf Last' road, where they arrested Tycus Hart, on Sr., Tyunes Hart, Jr.,and Robert Hart, the two latter beings sons of the first e imed. The father and tdo sons were arrested on a sworn out by Thomas - Wofford, who accused the trio of foully de- murdering his father at James' Bayou he Ferry on June 22. The suspected men Al was were brought to Shreveport and eon and fined in the parish jail pending their nd trial. The people of Vivian were so song on' incensed at the terrible murder of old pro man Wofford that they offered a reward for the arrest of the guilty parties and rof induced Gov. Foster to offer an addi Test tional reward of $250. The parties = dgo arrected would not make any statement and for publication, saying that it would all the come in the trial next week. h Threw a Lamp at a Burglar. Iry, J. J. Thorburn. of the firm of Thor yin burn & Ball, of West Alexandria, had o an experience Thursday night which o he will noa soon. forget. He was si-' ting in his bed room, just back of his storehouse, at 10:30 p.m., and about - bite to retire, when he heard a call at his mt's door, which he answered, and on open i of ig the door saw a whiteman standing tain with a ghn in his hand, saying: "Throw Sat- up your hands, or I will kill.you." epot Thorburn at first thought it was a joke, the but soon changed his mind, as he was oing then convinced that it was for robbery; an- so, having in his hand a coal oil lamp, His he threw the lamp in the man's face, The when the man went off. Thorburn, oum- being in the dark, wanted to find his chil- pistol, anid in the search for it struck very his head against th$ bed post, cutting quite a gash on the side of his head and stunming him for several seconds. 'gThorbuin says he would recognize the r7a4 man if he were to see him again. iouEe Jewish Colonfin California' was The advance guard of a Russian Jew h by ish colony for Califorpis, consisting of of a thirty-fire able.-bodied men, underthe high, guidance of Ephraim Deinard, the pro -cent moter of the colinization scheme, left ce of for Alaska last Sunday, for qan Fran b er," cico, and having stopped on the way The one day, because they would not travel , and on the Sabbath.. These thirty-five men eaten represent a colony of 150 families, with hair about 1200. souls, who are to settle on government land in California. Dei nard is a Semitic scholar and writer of some prominene , and has taken a deep Sinterest in the condition of his perse if cuted and oppressed oo-religionists in SRussia. Swith Prsic.de t Diaz Approves. March It may be said authorilatively in view otiary, of the tour.of the pan-Ameirean tour g with ists in the Unitd States, that President ar|,for Diaz is is in cordial sympathy with all r lar- legitimate endeavors to bring together t dis- in the bouds of commercidl relationship proud the republics of North and Latin Amer court- ica. The commercial museum plan at Philadelphia, has his entire approbation, as the first practical-etep in this direoc Deputy tion. 1 5. MaC. LAwnaso, Pres. E. L. NZwsIAN, Vice-Pres. . . . E a, th i Bank of West Feliciana ....ST. FRANCISVILLE, LA:... Cash Capital, - $25,000( Safety Deposit Boxes for Rent -Exchange bought and sold. Prompt service guaranteed. Your b.- alb solicited. Bank hours from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dzinarons:-E. J. Buck, S. McO. Lawrason, Adolph Teutolki. D. Brooks, .L. P. Kilbourne, J. L...Golsan, John F. Irvine, Sr.; $ It Newsham, Robert Daniel, T. W. Butler. F. M. Murmf ord, M D, .....DEA.LER IN..... 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