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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.
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IEMPLE & PERCY, 9
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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_
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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
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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,
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All work that remains in my shop over
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tery WORKER
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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
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