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OST FRACISYILLE, WEST F.LICIANA PARISH, LA., SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1901. NO ag
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Gast year the farmers of the United
States received $185,000,000 more for
their products than in 1899.
If the habit of making these colossal
bequests continues, private fortunes
will become more and more a public
An attempt to prove war impossible
will never result in the abolition of
war. There Is, however, a growing
bellet that war is always impolitic.
The convict who has been released
because of his claim that he has dis
coverd the lost art of hardening cop
per has probably mistaken that metal
SMany a woman would possibly feel
discouraged did she realize that she
carried from 40 to 50 miles of hair on
her head and that some of them are
burdened with the task of dressing
over 70 miles of hair every day of their
An international congress is pro
jected, to be held shortly at Berne,
Switzerland, at which an amendment
is to be offered to the Geneva conven
tion, to provide for the immunity from I
capture of surgeons and their attend
ants serving on the field of battle un- r
der the Red Cross. Common humanity t
suggests its adoption.
VOne of the results of the South Afrl- n
can war has been the organization of t
rifle clubs in Great Britain on the Boer f
plan, to teach every man capable of iý
carrying arms how to shoot at long te
range and to detect objects at long c
distances. These clubs are organized 0
by field cornets, and all members are ti
on an equal footing in service, irre- e,
spective it their status in society. e:
About a year ago the Hawaiian gov
ernment undertook to burn up some
plague infected buildings, and in so m
doing set fire to the local Chinatown, in
thus sewing the seed of a crop of n(
claims now nearly ready for harvest- Ia
ing A million and a half was apro- ce
priated to meet them, but they al- th
ready exceed $5,000,000 and are still ni
coming in. It is a new role for John at
Chinaman to appear In, but as a de- in
butant it is not to be denied that he T,
shows considerable talent. wi
The growing importance of commerce
on the Pacific is indicated by the chart
ing of "lanes" for steamers crossing co
that ocean. Such lanes have tic
been established for many years tul
between Europe and America and ch.
have greatly diminished the risks thl
of collision. There is still danger of Sh
collision of steamers with sailing wh
ships, especially in the foggy region na;
off the Newfoundlanfd coast, but such or
vessels know when they are in one of tel
the steamship lanes and take extra hal
precautions to avoid danger. Hitherto in
the steamers on the Pacific have been unt
so few that no official action has been
deemed necessary, authough the I
courses usually taken have been fairly lias
well understood by all shipmasters. wei
This is largely, perhaps essentially, bre
an ultilitarian age, but that is no rea- her
son why the esthetic and beautiful shC
should be ignored in government mal
buildings and parks. Very recently nell
Mr. Frederic Harrison, one of the ges
leading English men of letters, dee
visited Washington and spoke in per
high terms of the beauties of the cap- cati
Ital of its possibilities in the future. this
Europeans who come to the United poi
States ano visit Washington compare She
it most favorably with the capitals of nist
the old world. The United States is fart
the youngest of the great powers in pete
the world, but it is not too young to o g
make its capital city take rank in dise
architectural beauty with those of ic
nations which were well advanced in our
years before this republic was born.
Pew people, probably, appreciate bett
the importance of the apple crop in but
the United States. In value it exceeds er's
even the wheat crop. Last year, for cati
instance, the apple crop was 215,000,- g :
000 barrels, or 538,000,000 bushels. At hold
a base of $2 a barrel, which is consid- Impr
ered a conservative estimate, the crop has
netted $430,000,000, or nearly $107,- the I
000,000 more than the value of the tic e
Wheat. On a percentage basis the sas
aDDPple crop reaches nearly 50 percent tor C
mbore than the wheat. Our export of er's
apples in the barrel exceeds 4,000,000 bake
barrels a year, and Is increasing enor- popu
tOUsly. Our apples have a fixed value wher
On Liverpool to St. Petersburg, and greal
ast year shippers to foreign ports ex-. emp
Perlenceid considerable difficulty in fed
Dpplying the demands. This trade upon
had grown for several years, but took is n(
an enormous bound after the Paris lieve
cxDosition, owing to the fine American run
display and the manner and energy he
n 'bhih Amerlean fruit-growers pre- m
United The south produces as much iron as
re for France and more than 35 percent of
the iron of either Germany or England,
glossal The Czar of Russia has named his
rtunes infant daughter Anastasia. That's a
public mean way of getting even with her for
not being a boy.
lble Coal is found Over wide areas in
on of India, and is being rapidly exploited.
owing Last year there was an increase in
c. production of 40 percent and exporta.
eased tion has now begun.
s di- The city of Washington now has
copmetal 80,000 trees within its limits, and the
work of planting is going on in a sys
tematic manner that should be copied
r feel by other American cities.
t she --
sir on A very rich man in New York City
a are copied his will from an instrument
ssing that had stood the test in court, and
their then secured the assurance of eminent
authorities that it would hold. Never
theless the lawyers have hopes.
erne, A large emigration of peasants from
ment southern Russia to eastern Siberia is
ºven- noted as one of the results of the open
from ing of the Transsiberian railway Dur
tend. Ing the first three months of the cur
3 Un- rent year about 3000 emigrants sailed
unity thence from Odesa.
The success of the recent experi
Afrl- ment made by a Philadelphia tug mat
n of ter in towing two loaded coal barges
Boer from the Delaware to Havana prom
e of ises a growth of the export coal trade
long to the West Indies which is en
long couraging. Hitherto the chronic swell
ized off Cape Hateras has deterred a ven
are ture of this sort, but, the trip once
irre- easily made, many other towns may be
expected to follow in the wake of this
courageous Philadelphia captain.
ome According to the Journal of Com
so merce the growth of the cottonseed
own, industry has been in such a ratio that
of now the aggregate investment is very
est- large, and the progress bids fair to
pro- continue. Twenty years ago, in 1880,
al- the cotton seed oil mills of the south
still numbered' 40, with a capitalization of
ohn about $3,500,000. The investment had
de- increased in 1890 to about $12,500,000.
he Today the mills number aboit 500,
with an aggregate capital of about
art- The professor of English at Williams
ing college reports that he put test ques
ave tions to 40 sophomores of that insti
ars tution to ascertain the extent and
Ind character of their reading. He found
sks that 10 could not mention six plays of
of Shakespeare, that 34 could not tell
ing who Falstaff was, that 35 could lot
ion name a single poem of Wordsworth's
Ich or Browning's and that 14 could not E
of tell who wrote "In Memorium." Per- e
tra haps a society to encourage the read- C
rto ing of standard literature by college
en undergraduates would do good.
he In the Chicago Record-Herald, Wil- r
ly liam E. Curtis observes that England's
weakest spot is her inability to feed
her own people. She must buy their
ly, bread and meat, which not only drains I
a- ber of vast sums of money which it
rul should be paid to local labor, but
nt makes her dependent upon foreign
ly neighbors in time of war. This sug
he gests that we ought to remember how b
rs, deeply we are interested in her pros-. e
in perity. While we may feel a gratifi
p- cation in our own advancement, every
'e. thing that affects her purchasing rr
ed power is of vital importance to us.
re She is (ur best customer. She fur- m
of nishes the largest markets for our
is farmers and. although we must com- o
in pete with her mechanics wherever we m
to go to sell our manufactured merchan- b(
in dise-in Asia, Africa or South Amer
f lca-we must still feed the mouths of C:
in our rivals.
Invention has done a vast deal to
e better the condition of the farmer, ci
n but comparatively little for the farm- si(
Ser's wife. Indeed, the very multipli. m4
. cation of the possibilities for employ- th
Sing men in great numbers on a single to
t holding, through the development of "r
- Improved implements and machinery, Ti
has seemed only to render heavier Ing
the load which the head of the domes. m
Stic establishment mus carry. A Kan- ho
e sas man has at last devised a scheme tic
Sfor diminishing the labor of the farm. We
f er's wife. His plan is to introduce
0 bakeries and steam laundries in well.
populated neigborhoods, so that, e
when the harvest season calls for a
great increase in the number of men
employed in the fields, they may be an
Sfed and cared for without the strain
_ upon the women in the household that hel
k is now involved. The projector be- wb
lieves that there institutions can be for
run successfully by the farmers on p
the co-onerati'e ,ssis. and this should
mak* the men all the rea.lier to try an Dot
t per!ina.t which the WflI~fen rnlt - *
-- -.w nu --nll
LaI CHIMNEY TO ABATE NUISANCE,
t blmcfltfle li Construction Overcome in
and. Bayonne, N. J..
Indirectly, the smoke nuisance from
his the Jersey shore, has caused to be
a erected, in Bayonne, N. J., what is
Bald to be the tallest chimney in the
world. Its construction is a result of
Congressional inquiry into ways and
means of relieving Staten Island of
I in what has long been a blot on its nat
ted. ural beauty, and if this specially built
in chimney proves a successful solution
of the smoke problem it is possible
rta. that more of its kind will be erected
along the Kill von Kull.
This chimpney rises over the smelters
has of the Orford Copper Works. It is
the built of brick, and is 365 feet high,
thirty-eight feet in diameter at the bot
YB- tom, tapering to ten feet at the top.
fed The wall at the ground is eight feet
thick. To support this immense
weight was a problem, as the soil of
'ity the site was found to be made ground
of little more than oyster-shell stabil
ent ity. The foundation was finally se
md cured by the use of driven piling, each
ant pile supporting from ten to twelve
er- tons, in addition to the wind pressure,
which, blowing at the rate of 100
miles an hour, means a horizontal
weight of 100 pounds against every
om square foot of exposed surface.
is The gases in the smoke, to be car
en- ried off from the smelters, was an
other difficulty to be overcome, since
ur- these gases, coming into contact with
ir- the hydrogen of the air, form sulphuric
ed acid, and sulphuric acid will attack
iron or any brick containing iron in
its composition. The brick used,
therefore, had to be manufactured out
of absolutely pure clay, and to add
It- strength to the chimney's construction
es the bricks were baked in the form of
m- perforated, four-inch cubes.
de "These perforations," explained a
representative of the Custodis Alphons
n- Chimney Company, "allow the brick
1ll layers, when building the chimney, to
n- force the mortar into each brick one
half an inch from its upper and lower
side, increasing the space of adhesion
be one-third over the ordinary smooth,
is flat brick. The perforation also leaves
an air space inside of the brick, be
tween the two surfaces of mortar, and
air, being a good non-conductor of
either heat or cold, helps to maintain
an even temperature which' is neces
it sary to carry off heavy gases."
y The construction of the lengthy pile
of brick took less than six months,
while the actual building time was
0, about eighteen weeks. The use of out
h side scaffolding was eliminated, prin
>f cipally because of thd cost of so much
d timber. By means of an elevator shaft
inside the chimney, which was built
as the wall went up, working space
), and a hoisting contrivance were com
t bined in one. The work is now
finished, and a large American flag is
flying from the top, which can be
plainly seen for miles from the upper
bay and the level stretches of New
The big chimney will be hitched by
g means of flues to all the sfelters about
its base. Its cost was in the) neigh
borhood of $52,000.--New York Post.
1 Bound to Find Fault.
t A Court street car picked tp a lame
man at Harrison street the other day,
and in less than a minute it became
evident that the new passenger Intend
ed to make a kick' about something or
other. lIe was Ju~t turning around to
face the conductor.when that individ
unal moved up three' seats ahead and I
"Sir, I do not own any stock in this
"No?" was :. reply.
"And I am nm. the manager."
"Nor a division superintendent nor d
lie official starter. I am\not to blame
for open cars, closed cars,'fast time or 0
slow time." c
"Who said you were?" growled the '
"I simply conduct this one car to the
best of my poor ability, and I can't
even jaw the motorman."
"WVell, what are you telling me all
this for?" d
"Why, sir, I rather expected you'd
raise a kick of some sort, and I didn't 1
want to be blamed for what was not di
my fault." a
"Oh, I see. No, I didn't Intend to o]
indl one word of fault with anything 0'
or anybody, but being you've called P
my attention to it let me say that I jC
believe you'd look a durn sight better a'
with your ears lopped off and your sl
nose turned up at the end."-Brooklyn tt
Pigeon Flying and Cycling Scorchinag. (ta
A peculiar side light was thrown 8
upon the methods adopted in homing o0
circles at the Northwich Petty Ses- if
sions recently. Three men were sum- at
moned for furiously riding bicycles at h
Comberbach, and it transpired that to
they were scorching along the road li(
to the postofice with the object of su
"wiring" the arrival of their birds. di
The men, who pleaded that the hom. to
ing societies only allowed them three th
minutes per mile riding time, which A
was equivalent to twenty miles an p
hour, promised to abandon the prac- b
tice and revert to foot running, and wl
were fined five shillings each.-London de
Death Followed iicnly.
Foxall is a reckless yung man. He in
stopped a friend In the street, and, in rol
a rash moment, seJd: ral
"Look here, Wisemahr There was e
an argument among us yesterday as
to the way the word 'restaurant' should
be pronounced. Some of the fellows
held that 'rest-a-rong' was correct,
while others were ready to bet their co'
fortunes that 'rest-a-ront' was the
proper pronunciation. Which do you rie
say is rlght?" ma
"H'm! Well-er-- those who pro ord
nounce it 'rest-a-rong' are right, and
-er-te rest are wrong," said Wise
man, wlhoe inqust 1is tis4 Q(r . th,
OtUpd 4.is As.swA . . IN
C8. PEARLS OF THOUGHT.
The unspoken Word never dous
o be Genius is only a superior power of
it is seeing.-Ruskin.
t of The great obstacle to progress is
d of Integrity without knowledge is weab
nat- and useless.-Paley.
built Live with wolves and you will learn
ition to howl.-Spanish proverb.
sible Rashness is the faithful but unhap
!cted py parent of misfortune.-Fuller.
lters What you dislike in another take
[t is care to correct in yourself.-Sprat,
ligh, The great art of learning is to un
bot- dertake but little at a time.-Locke.
top. A judicious silence is always better
feet than truth spoken without charity.-
ense De Sales.
I of He is a good man whose friends are
und all good, and whose enemies are de
ibil- cidedly bad.-Lavater.
sach There is one form of hope that is
elve never unwise, and which certainly does
enot diminish with the increase of
ur, knowledge. In that form it changes
100 its name, and we call it patience.-Bul.
Great occasions do not make heroes
ear- or cowards; they simply unveil them
an- to the eyes of men. Silently and im.
nec perceptibly, as we wake or sleep, we
ith grow or wax weak; and at last some
iric crisis shows us that we have become.
ack -Canon Westcott.
A HARD LIFE.
idd The Mental and Physical Hardship of
ion Mail Car Clerks Is Unremnltting.
of The life of a railway mail clerk or 1
route agent at the best is not easy,
a says a contributor to Collier's Weekly.
3ns He travels under a constant strain an
,k- is subject to unremitting mental and
to physical hardship. He is always over
ne- worked, but he must be ever alert, ex
ver pert and accurate. The business of a
Ion continent depends on the correctness
th, of his instantaneous mental processes
ves and his rapid maipulation-a letter
be- "misthrown" may break a heart or
,nd burst a bank or ruin a railway corpo
tin The lurching of cars going at tre
es- mendous speed around sharp curves;
the continued succession of efforts to
Mle maintain equilibrium; the monotonous
hs, vibrations terribly destructive to nerve
'as tissue, to spinal column and to brain b
at- texture are the daily and hourly con- r
in- comitants of his ordinary work. Pro- v
ch bationers often relent and go back to a
ift their former duties. One aspirant for l
lit employment in this field was assigned f,
cc to a notably rigorous route. He never -
n- finished his first trip; he went half- it
w way, bought a ticket for home, and re= b
is turned as a passenger. Replying af- ti
be terward to some questions as to the b
er labor involved, he replied: "Lifting a)
W and unlocking 200-pound pouches,
shaking out the contents, arranging 1;
)Y same, removing pouches, locking same, b:
ut carrying on mail matter, re-arranging a,
h' sacks, then going over same work, con- tl
tinuing same 17 hours, without rest,
with trains flying around curves and pi
le slinging you against everything that w
is not slang against you." of
Vigor, vitality and resolution are pl
essential in a beginner 'as well as
keenest intelligence and unwearied Pu
o spirit of application. But the physical is
Squalities are slowly sapped and under- P
d mined by such steady exactions of v
duty and the mental qualities are pro- th
Sportionately deteriorated. s
Hence the railway mail system is a co
huge Gorgon, incessantly, cruelly de- Cl
vouring specimens of the best man- ki
hood of the nation. Under present con- fr
r ditions it must continue to demand al
e and devour, in order that the currents
r of trade and tides of civilization may
continue to flow. Suspend the man
Swrecking process a single week for b
needed, universal rest and social chaos v
· would ensue. ab
Fortune Told by Features. ti
1 Teeth that are long and not narrow ou
denote large, liberal views, strong pas- tu
I sions and )ieroic virtues; if they are
t long and narrow, a weak character is he
t denoted. Evenly grown teeth show e
a better disposition and better devel- fa
oped mind than those that crowd and R
Soverlap. Long noses are cautious and shi
prudent; short ones, impulsive and by
joyous. Deep colored eyes, with well- pu
arched lids, both upper and lower,
show a truthful and affectionate na- ge
ture. An eyebrow slightly curling at 801
the outer edge indicates a jealous na- e
ture. There is a whole world of tell- on1
tale indications in the apex of the cal
ear. If it lies close to the head the he
owner possesses a reflne4 nature. But w11
if the top starts away from the head ov
at a well defined angle, that person ey
has an uneven disposition and is not eat
to be relied upon. If a girl's thumb
lies flat, or droops a little, marital
submission to the master mind is in
dicated. If a thumb has a tendency te'
to stand at right angles to the hand, ted
the damsel owning it is headstrong. vd
A person of weak character has a Th
pendent thumb! the strong character pui
has a strong, erect thumb. Fingers livi
which lynd backward mean powerful mu
determination. If they are round, wa
strength, both physical and mental, is
indicated. Stubby fingers are grasp- sto'
ing fingers. Finger nails that are um
rounded show refinement; if long and ma
rather square at the top. firmness and nul
energy are denoted.-Leslie's Weekly. Un
.Museum Discipline. 8
Visitor-So you weigh 700 pounls; lar
doesn't it annoy you to have people ta
comment on your size? birl
Fat man-Oh, no; if I wasn't wor
ried to dgath with fool questions a
maybe I'd weigh 1000.-Chicago Rec- the
It would ~e a good thlbI it people pcr
thought len of their anceetrg KG pC
porO of trt, proOnsy1
iFEROCIOUS CRAY WOLVES.
IN ormidable Creature of the Plains-Dan.
gerous Poe to Domestic Animals.
of Lib Vincent, onte of Wyoming's old
time cow punchers and now riding on
is the Powder River ranges, says that
the gray wolves of his section are le
b glon in number and as fearless as they
These gray and greedy scourges of
tra the Powder River stock areas do their
raiding in bands ranging in numbers
pyp of from six to thirty, each band being
organized and disciplined under the
Ike leadership of an old dog wolf espe.
cially chosen for his wariness, speed
in- and endurance. To this captain these
e. gaunt and grizzled marauders yield an
implicit and unswerving obedience-a
tee statement evidenced from the fact that
if one of these wolf leaders is slain or
crippled his band at once amalgamates
Lre with some other troop possecing a
e- leader of like capacity.
The age or size of their quarry is of
is little moment with these wolves, as
,es they pull down and devour alike cows,
of calves, steers, mares, colts and geld.
te ings. Their attack is always strategi.
ul. cal and systematic, one portion of the
band assaulting from the front and
fastening on to shoulder, car or muz.
am le, and thus giving the big, wild gray
dogs who are ever closing in from the
rear the cbh.ective opportunity of Lam.
stringing the victim. Once hamstrung
ne it is all over wi:.h the quarry, and the
entire band feasts .t leisure. Mr.
Vincent has often seen on: the Powder
River ranges the mere empty hide and
polished bones of what was once a
lusty steer or polished gelding as sad
souvenirs of the raid of a gray wolf
The cattle herds are open and easy
prey to the bold canine bandits, the
cattle fleeing from the pursuers and
thus rendering individual attack easy
and successful. The horses, however,
r with their superior intelligence, very
frequently beat off the wolves by
forming on the opei ground an equine
square, with the mares and colts in
the centre, the gallant stallions on the
corners, and the best and bravest geld
inlags distributed In the outer lines of
defense. Not only do these equine
squares frequently beat off their as
sailants, but they sometimes rout the
wild dogs entirely, slaying numbers
o of them by striking, kicking and
'e This is an especial result when the I
n horse herd has with it a stallion exspe
rienced in range life. He can smell a
wolf farther than he can see him, and I
o at his shrill and warning neigh the
herd rushes together and quickly
d forms the protecting square. The
wr olves fully appreciate this fact, and
instances have been known of a gray
- band numbering scores of raiders trot- a
ting leisurely around one of these em.
S battled squares and then seeking other C
I and easier prey. a4
, The gray wolf reaches a weight of ti
J 125 pounds, and boasts alike brain, y
brawn, a noiseless, tireless foot, a sayv
I age ferocity in a given length of time t
than any other known animal.
He is a prolific breeder, eight or ten
I pups being a not uncommon litter,
t while there is a Powder River instance
of thirty-five pups being slain as the Pt
progeny of three wolf dams. na
f Up to six months old the gray wolf de
pup 'is awkward and unwieldly, and it t
I is a favorite cowboy pastime of the ti
Powder River ranges to locate a gray ki
wolf litter on the prairie and shoot u
the pups from horseback as they
skulkingly roll and tumble from their
coverts in the grass and sagebrush. k
Crack shots with the pistol have been ol
known to get a.pup with every bullet
from theirsix-shooters.-Rocky Mount-
Why They Longed For Home.
"One meets odd characters on ship
board," said a Baltimore woman who
visited the Paris Exposit'on.
"I recall vividly a lean Yankee of
aboslt fifty-five years who on my re
turn voyage spent hours near the prow
of his ship With his face steadfastly
turned to his native land.
"'Yes, I'm glad to be going back,'
he said one day, when inclined to con
versation. 'I've dope Europe as my
family said I should, and when I left
Rome, the last place I had to do, I
shook my fist at her and said: Good-.
by, old Rome, I'm going home to
"An equally amusing fellow-passen.
ger was a young man from the far
South, who confided to me his lnten..
yearning to get back in order to enjoy
once more his mother's buckwheat
cakes. 'I can scarcely wait for them,'
he said. 'First you smear them over
with butter and then you smear them
over with molasses, and then'-his
eyes took on a rapt expression-'you
eat them!' "-Baltimore fun.
A Victor Hugo Museum.
Thanks mainly to the munificence of
Md. Paul Meurice, says the Westmins
ter Gazette, Paris is about to be pro- -
vided with a Victor Hugo Museum. J
The house which is to be used for the
purpose is the one in which the poet
lived from 1833 to 1848, and in which
much of his most successful work lU
was written. Among. the treasures UJ
with which the building will be
stocked are a library of some 5000 vol. 1
umes, a large collection of drawings
made by Victor Hugo himself and a A
number of bronze and marble busts.
Under present arrangements the mu
seum will be formally opened on Feb
rmary 26, 1902. This date is particu
larly appropriate, inasmuch as it is
tihat of the centenary of the poet's
Progrp.s in Telegraphy.
If progress in telegraphy continues
the next few years at the same ratio
as in the past' It will soon be possible
to telegraph a verbatiln runnuln re
port of a wnman'g gongress, It is now
possible to eondi eight messages over
~Jf~ SlIM e~ II.-JP
on Cornse Main and Third Streets,
JUST A FEW WORDS S
To tell you of some of the many bargrse that we
of have for you. Beginning on i
ere MONDAY, sEIPr WhBa 3 4
ing We will sell some of our new goods for early Au.
the tumn wear, at a little less than their real value.
ee Finest Satteen, worth 50 cents at only:....... . TS
] Best Indigo Blue Prints at only.............. 4ENTS
hat Children' Fast Blaok Sohool Stockings, worth 1o
4........ ................ ..Wrlo lflhlmvmt
ýt Ladies' Extra Fine Rose, sold everywhere at 25 oents 9 CENTS
at only ..........................1
of China Ma]ting, worth 20 cet, at only...........15 CENTS :
Yard wide Bleached Cotton, wurlh 6 cents at only-CETS
Bdn. In every department we have special bargains fot you, so if
you are not already one of our customers, it is time you were
coming with the great majority, we will give you better goods
Ind for your money every time than any house in the State.
aSo B. I. REYMOND, f
m. Cor. Main and Third, Baton Rouge.
ler V. Mea. Lawrison, Pres. Edw. 3. Buck, Vioe-Pree,
.a 1. B. Matthews, Oashier.
o BANK OF WEST FELICIANA,
he St. Franolaville, Louisiana.
e Capital $25,000. Surplus $19,500
rY Safety DeDosit Boxes:for Rent.
Ic Foreign and Domestlo Exchange Bought and Sold. Colle"
he tlons Promptly Made and Satlsfaotion Guaranteed.
I7 ohn F. Irvine, Jos. L. Golsan, Thor. W. Butler, Cheston Folkes,
he 0. D. Brooks, Edw. J. Buck, Rob't. Daniel, " e, MoO, Lawrssor.
rs J. R. Matthews, Vincent M. Jackson, J. Herefeil Percy.
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LETTER CARRIBR IN TROUBLE.
Washington, D. C.-Seoond Assist
ant Postmaster General Shallenburger
Monday summarily cancelled the con
tract of a mail carrier for expressing
satisfaction over the shooting of
President MoKinley. The carrier is
Charles F. Cortwright, and he had a
contract for carrying the mail be
tween Homer, Cortland county, New
York, and Spafford, in Onondaga
county, the seme state. The informa
tion concerning his offense came to
the postomos department through the
postmaster at Homer, who enolosed
alMdavits from four citizens. It ap
pears that when Oortwright heard the
news of the attempt upon the presi
dent's life, he remarked with an oath,.
that he was "glad of it," and added
that the president should have bben
killed years ago. Mr.Shalleuburger's
action was taken on the ground that
the transportation of the mails is uj.
safe in the hands of a pbrso1n who
would deliberately gloat over the at
tempt of an assassin to take the, life
of the chief executive.
The MINNEAPOLIS TU.
IULAR WELL has been
put in all through the South
. a well as the North, and is
the only well by which you
oen obtain an inexharstible
fkw of water. For partio
alar., prices, &o., aplly to
St. Pranolsville, La.
A, T, Gastrell,
Hard ware. Stoves,
Wagon and Carriage Wood Work,
House Fornlshin' Goods, RB,
Wood' Mouig Maci~lne3, Hay Rakes,
Sash, Blinds, Doors, Etc.
Livery Stable In Cuonletl With Storer
L supply of Horses and Males for sale.
JOS, 8Ti R N,
FOO' OF HILL.
Jas. C. Nageari,
P-ISH MaeTR, RON TIO L WIlt*tIT
Hinting of any kind on Greenwood
plantation, likewise seiniug,is polutive
ly prohibited under penalty of trespass.
Any permisslon heretofore grant
now revoked. No exceptions.
From and after this date all hunts
of any kind on Ambrosia and Independ
ence plantation is positively prohib
ited under penalty of trespassing.
Any one found on these places without
permission will be considered trespass.
ing, and prosecuted to ,th full extent
Mas. E. H. Banuow.
The public is hereby warned against
buying wood, posts or timnber of any
kind from tenatsa on Ogden and Oak
Mis L, MArTTsws.
The publio is warned against buyizg
fire wood, posts or timber from tenants
on Rosedown, Texas and HZ*wood ..
plantations. JAs. P. BowMaN.
From and after this date all bunting
of any kind on my ploes, Solitude and
Swamp Tract is positively prohibited
under penalty of trespasa. Any one
found on these p!aces without permis
dion will be considered trespassing
and prosecuted to' the full extent of
the law. W. B. SMITa.
From and after this date, all hunt
ing and fishing on the Cottage planta
tion is positively prohibited t4er pen
alty of trespassing. Any one,und on
this place without permission will be
considered trespassing and prosecuted
to the fall extent of the lay.
Hunting of all kinds, with dog or
gun, on the Rosebank, Iecan and In
dian Mound plantations; is hereby
prohibited under penalty of trespass.
Persons found so engaged on any of
these places will be prosecuted to the
fall extent of the law.
blss. M. IrTSAiD.,
From and after this dat4 all hunt
ing of any kind on the Pecan GTide
plantation is positively pronb atg
der penalty of trepauIag.
found on this place without per
will be consid*dre tr* st
prosencuted to the .akius
law. ,. M.
From and aftei ihas date
ing of any kind on the (1
plantation a po-itiely p
nder penalty of , s tLing,
found on this p ace witlihot p
will be considetr l1 'rep
proseouted to the fall ex
Mas. 3s . , 4
T. J. MhNI4
Gold and SiB