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Official Jounal of the Parish of West Feliciana and School Board.
t ... len +la ,aa~ n f ate NOý _ 9
S i less than. twenty-four of oun
gtates and twdo o our Territories are
now Iron-ore producers.
r London is to ie electrified under
ground with true Yankee electricity
as a motive power. Gog and Magog
will be all agog. *
The War Department, at Washing.
ton, has just ihired twenty-three
dentists, and it is safe to say that each
of:them had a pull or he wouldn't have
scured his job. -
I It will surprise people to learn that
Scotland has the largest number of
liminals in the United Kingdom.
Last year 1386 persons were convicted
in the court for every 100,000 of the
population. In England the ratio was
ally 581 and In Ireland 839.
" *W5e are now," said Secretary of
4griculture Wilson the other day,
"succeeding admirably in the produc
tion of tea in the United States. It is
only a question of a short time when
we will be able to raise all the tea de
manded for use in this country."
I Young Cornelius Vanderbilt has pat
ented a number of inventions that
may revolutionize railway rolling
- i.k construction and, Incidentally,
bring him in a larger fortune than his
tifather left him. It would seem that
this youth who had heart enough to
risk being disinherited in order to
marry the girl of his choice has a well
developed brain in the bargain.
Great were the hopes of the benefits
to be obtained from liquid air. Not a
gitat while ago the newspapers pub.
lished long articles showing the in
estimable advantages which would
certainly be scattered abroad in a
saort time, 'when large quantities of
the atmosphere were compressed and
congealed. Unexpected obstacles and
slays appear to have been encount
ered since the first glowing announce- r
seats were made public.
'As in all the other civilized coun
tries so In the United States popula
tid tends away from the country and
toward the cities. Whereas twenty
riae per cent, of our people lived in
evwns of over 8000 inhabitants in
1800, over thirty-two per cent. of them
are now living In towns of that else.
sbpeelally In the North Atlantic group
Sf States is the population crowding
more and more into the cities and
IV P towns. Nearly fifty in every ,
i00of the inhabitants of those States, s
,which include New York and New n
England, are city dwellers. s
The London Spectator, in discussing
the standard of wealth in recent years,
rsmarks that fifty years ago an in
rome of $50,000 was accounted suff
ient to maintain a good place In so-e
Iety, but now one must begin with a:1
Sincome of $100,000 yearly if the same o
blativre position is to be maintained. tc
Ie Spectator does not think that the t
truath of this Is based upon luxurious- tr
lies or wastefulness peculiar to the
mresnt, but the increase in the num
Ier of rich men has caused an Increase b
It the price of everything rich men
hek. Hence the necessity of an in
tome double that of fitfy years ago
I maintain equal social vantage
The Electrical Review remarks that
thre is a noticeable falling away in St
the number of fires that are attrib. a
Uted to "electric wires." Whether this ex
i due to an increasing morality on the o
Plart of fire marshals, or whether some g
Other fashionable cause has sprung i
UP.Is hard to say. For years past the of
electric wire has borne the brunt of sti
httacks from various sources, and its ac
* raWonslbility for every mysterlous
Ire has hardly been questioned-ex. tu
4 t by those who know something b
about electric wires. It is to be hoped cr
that the slow progress of common foi
s will finally remove from elec- hii
al conductors the unjust odium of
thhave so long borne and lead to a po
correct popular understanding of
the real causes of conflagration. Ph
It was said by Margaret Fuller, "T
I ,e only object in life is to grow." pri
i the light of the scientific interpre- see
teton of Jlfe this saying is full of Me
i Ring. for growth is necessary to do
tnued and successful existence. poi
hatever does not grow has already phi
aken possession of by death. is
Sthere is effort, there is growth sa5
d teIlopment, but, when there is een
hiation of effort, there is stagnation ivy
eat. The scientific term for stag- The
i s atrophy or degeneration, but ing
are only other names for what sea
w hen growth ceases. Work, not
= effort, produces growth or shi:
( lt! , but laziness, cessation ot 're
'f..etal to toll, results in degen. bell
atrophy, a slow bat certail ara
onu The rvashington Star is worrying
are about what will be said of us ages
hence when some scientist discovers a
petrified horpe hat.
:ity Aerial "chauffeurs" may be ere long
gog as common overhead in Paris as their
more prosaic brethren of the auto
mobile are on the highways of France.
ree An Iowa woman saved 50 lives the
Lch other night by flagging a passenger
tve train Just before it reached a burning
bridge. A strange, weird thing about
the case is that she4didn't take off a
bat red petticoat with which to do the
of flagging.
ted Yarmouth's last trawlers have been
the sold at auction for small sums, steam
rag having driven them out of business.
Yarmouth for a century was the cen
tre of the English North sea fishing
of industry and its fishing fleet numbered
ly, over 400 vessels.
is While a thunder storm was in prog
en ress the other day a Maryland farmer
en procured a lightning rod and, attach.
Ing it to his head, went out into a
field, declaring that his highest ambi
It tion in life was to be struck by light
at ning. The lightning obliged him. This
ag establishes the electric fuiid as a fool
ly, killer of the first rank.
at The latest thing in combines is a
rare postage star.:p trust. This will i
not affect the great public, but it will
come home to thousands of collectors
whose fad is the accumulation of
stamps. If it increases the difficulties
ts of securing rare issues, however, it I
a will be a blessing in disguise, for the
genuine stamp fiend is never happier
ý- than when he is carrying on a hard
d chase after a coveted issue.
a The other day Justice Dooley of N
Chicago imposed a fine of $15 on a Mr. 'I
Lossick because tme latter was charged I
d by his wife with having walked back
ward about the house and with having f
refused to have his hair or beard cut n
for six months. It is interestkag to
note that the complaining wife paid '
the fine. That a Chicago man's house
is his castle appears to be a fiction, ti
since he is subject to fine for walking 61
backward inside its walls. It is ap- lc
palling to think of the penalty if he a
should stand on his head, as every man b
is supposed to have a right to do in ii
his own home. e
From London comes with almost 1
picturesque variations the familiar
story of final discovery of the ideal
steam turbine engine-this time a S.
r marvel which uses but one-third the si
steam required by the latest improved
piston engines, and scarcely half the Il
amount needed to run the Parsons hi
steam turbine adopted for British tor- h
pedo boat destroyers. The rotary
steam engine has been long in coming,
rchiefly because inventive genius for a
over a century has been directed ax
toward and exhausted in the perfec- T
tion of the more familiar and more
tractable types the essential integers d(
of which are cylinder, valve, piston re
and crank. Should the steam turbine ax
become a commercial actuality it bl
would find the field of mechanical
power quite ready for its reception. Si
High speed and ever higher speed, is th
the keynote to which modern machin- -
ery rings and resounds again. c
A curious case is reported from ar
Sharon, Pa., which goes to show that na
a knowledge of common wild plants is o1
extremely valuable. Three boys ate h
some berries which looked like wild
grapes, and in a short time were seized
with convulsions and died. The action
of the poison was so much like that of e
strychnine that a worthy farmer was
accused of putting that drug into cider to
to punish the boys for stealing it. For- th
tunately for the farmer, he had not T
bought any poison to kill bugs on his h
crops, and so escaped a serious time, TI
for nothing could be proved against gn
him. Local physicians sent specimens co
of the berries found in the boys' CO
pockets to Professor Thomas Meehan,
of the Academy of Natural Sciences in on
Philadelphia, and he identified them as tin
moon seed. In his report he said: B
"The plant is the moon seed-appro- re
priately so called from the form of the th
seed within tne pulp-and botanically sex
Menispermum Canadense. It is very Bu
closely related to the well-known -
poisonous drug Locculus Indicus of the
pharmacists. The action of the poison me
is said to be similar and almost the Ne
same as strycnnine. The leaves re- an
semble in form those of the English r
ivy, but are much smaller and thinner.
The vine is of slender growth, reach
ing the height of about ten feet in the ha
season. In the fail and winter there is
nothing to be seen but the clusters of t
shining black berries, resembling the
'frost grape,' and children may readily c
believe they are gathering an4 eating
grp6s, Fortu~,ltly, the phlt a I t Ot
a The Ability to Lay Out Lawns and Flowe
Beds on Paper.
In some respects a good landscape
gardener, landscape engineer or land
ng scape architect-whatever he may be
air called, in connection with the artistic
to- and practical development of land
ce. scapes and grounds--occupies an un
enviable position, and he may be
he likened to the pioneers in any great
cause where advances are met with dis
trust and antagonism born of ignor
rg ance.
ut He has, first of all, to show that his
a work, though closely associated with
he the pick and shovel, is not of it and has
artistic realizations as well as natural
and purely mechanical ones. He is a
true artist with visionary ideas, large.
ly, which are tempered by the prao
m tical molding of nature and brought
is. nto living facts. An undeveloped
n- piece of land is seen by him through
evolutionary lenses, and he pictures
the effects which might be produced
d by grading, planting, arranging paths
and drives or altering the course of
streams. His first picture is, per
- haps, barely more than an outline,
ar such as a painter might sketch pre
. paratory to adding the colors and
touches which almost put life into a
a portrait; the development and details
- are largely the result of study and
t- practical ability, always accompanied
Is by the artistic touch and nature ap
I preciation which belong to a good land
scape gardener.
But a small percentage of the pub
lic appreciates the qualifications pos
a sessed by the landscape gardener; to
11 the remainder ue is simply an unus
II ually good gardener, or one who is
too much above menial work and de
sires to theorize. They do not believe
he can be on the same plane as men
$ of other professions, and he has to
t force his way to the front by showing
e results-and these do not come quick
r ly, as a rule.
Like any other profession, there are
"quacks," to use a meaning popular
term, and the true landscape artist
must beat down the barrier of distrust
f which such men create continually.
Their knowledge and practice are both
limited and they will make any kind of
bargain, whatever i" best calculated to
obtain a good sum for a little work
future results are of but little mo
ment to these transient gardeners.
Where a man is recognized to be
master of his profession, he should be
hampered as little as possible, espe
cially not before he has opportunity
to present his ideas. Expense ought,
so far as practicable, be a secondary
consideration, just as it would be were
a doctor of medicine called in for med
ical advice. The best should always
be the highest aim in any walk of
life-and no one asks to receive value,
even in advice merely, without offer
ing full equivalent.-Meehan's Moath
Strange Animal from Africa.
A report has been received from
Sir Henry Johnson, special commis
sioner to Uganda, of a new discovery '
made by him in the Semlike forests,
of a peculiar and interesting animal be.
longing to a species long thought to I
have been extinct. This creature, as
huge as an ox, but in build shaped
more like a giraffe-having a neck
much longer than a horse-seems to
combine the characteristics of many
animals. His ears resemble those of
an ass, but with silky black fringes.
The head taper-like and the nostrils
like those of the giraffe. He is vari
colored, parts of his body, neck shoul
ders and stomach being of a deep
reddish-brown hue, while other parts t
are almost crilson and some parts C
black-the hind quarters striped pur
plish black and white-and the fore.
head, strange to say, a vivid red.
Surely a creature to strike terror to
the boldest heart. It is hornless, '
though there are traces of three horn
cores. It is supposed to be the living
representative of the fossil animal "
helladotherium, the remains of which
are frequently found in Greece. The
natives have given it the name of
okapi. A complete skin and two skulls
have been sent to the British Museum
in England.
.Fashionable Correspondence.
I know a young couple not too well
endowed with the dross that makes
people great, mere currency, who pinch a
in town all winter in order to be able
to spend five months at "Maple Court,'"
their "country seat" near Rhinecliffe,
The most important article of house
hold use that they take along is a box
of -'s most fashionable stationery.
The paper bears the crest and mono
gram of milord and milady, built in I
colored inks upon costly dies, and, of
course, "Maple Court, Rhinecliffe-on
Kennebec." To receive a letter from
these worthy people on this paper fills c
one with notions of ducal estates, re
ttnues, game preserves, traditions, etc.
But as a solemn heit, they pay $400
rental for a simply furnished barn
about two miles from the river, where
they have, besides the furniture, one
servant-of-all-work and two bicycles. a
But they make a show-at a distanee a
-and their happiness is complete. In p
the late autumn, in town, friends in. k
quire. "Where have you been all sum.
mer?" "Oh, at Maple Court, as usual. r
Next year you must run up and spend :m
a month."-Victor Smith, in New York a
Press. k
Poalibllittem of the Propeller.
The last group of the battleships
have furnished additional proof that
.e possibilities of the propeller screw
':-. still in the ascendant, for as each
3rtleship has made its speed trials it
.- I exceeded the speed record of its
cdecessors, until the last man-of
- . the Wisconsin, topped the record
:ures of everything in her class with sn
be _ -
tic Cumulus or thunder clouds rarely
d- rise over two miles. Seven miles is
n- the outside height for any cloud.
at 'Recent experiments made by M.
s- Gautier, of Paris, have shown that
r- hydrogen is a constant constituent of
the air to the :extent of two in 10,000
is parts of volume.
S'Arrangements have been made by
al Captain Shoemaker, chief of the rev
a enue cutter service, to place a number
Sof specially prepared casks, designed
by Rear-Admiral Melville, on ice floes
t Ln Bering Sea, to test the direction of
the currents that flow from the polar
b region. -
d Tempering of steel can be done fin
i5 two ways; one by hardening it first on
)f plunging into cold water and then
r- drawing the temper, and the other
4 by plunging the red hot steel into va
'- rious liquids directly. The tempera
.d tire of such fluids and their capacities
a of drawing off heat regulate the de
Is gree of temper obtained.
Reports come from Cape Town of
the discovery of indications of mineral
oil in the Ceres district, 250 miles east
of that place. The indications consist
- of the escape of small quantities of
s' gas between the shales and the sand
o stone; of Iridescent oil patches of film
I on the surface of standing water, and
8 of mysterious fires on the bare veldt,
which burn for two or three months
e at a time.
0 A new metal composition has been
g made that is proving very valuable in
the manufacture of bicycles, automo
biles and carriages. It is known as
8 partinium, and is composed of wolfra.
r mium and aluminium. It is said that
t the addition of wolframlum to alumil
t alum greatly strengthens the latter
metal without increasing its weight.
1 It is a French discovery, and is prin
Slpally used in that country.
The captain of a Norwegian tramp
steamer recently replaced a broken
propeller in mid-ocean In a very inge
nious way. He had a nine-ton extra
propeller on board, in accordance with
a recently-made rule of the marine In
surance companies, and, having shifted
his cargo forward until his vessel ac
tually stood on her head in the water,
with the propeller bearings exposed,
he rigged up a timber raft and his
crew removed the broken propeller
and adjusted the new one without a
great deal of difficulty.
The prarationof a simple and ]
cheap artificial stone is becoming an
Important German industry and likely
eventually to supplant brickmaking.
The ingredients are only lime and I
sand in the proportion of from four to i
six parts of the former to between
ninety-six and ninety-four parts of the i
latter. The materials are thoroughly
mixed and shaped into blocks of the
desired size. The latter are then put1
in a boiler, which is sealed, and sub-.
mltted to a steam pressure of from l
120 to 150 pounds to the square inch. i
This operation gives a flinty character l
to the blocks, making them very hard.
OGinseng rarms in Wisconsin.
Before the d.ys of the triumph of
the buzz saw in Wisconsin, the woods
abounded in ginseng, but with the
cutting away of the forest the source
of the supply diminished. Not only is
this true in Wisconsin, but In all other
States as well. In order to meet the 4
increasing demand which hah come I
with the decreasing supply several I
ginseng farms have been established I
In Wisconsin, the most celebrated of j
which is that of Emanuel Lewis, at 1
Hemlock, as well as those of H. S.
Seymour, at Richland Centre, and W. 1
G. Palmer, of Boydton. Mr. Lewis
was the first man in the State to con
ceive the idea of propagating the root
and now has over 30,000 healthy
plants. The product brings over four
dollars a pound at the ,present time.
There are others who desire to engage
in the ginseng culture, but find it diffl.
cult to obtain either the plants or seed
at a reasonable price. The unabated
demand for the root In the Orient
keeps the pr:ce at such a mark that it
would-be unprofitable to use the roots
in starting a farm, and the seeds are
so rare that they sell for one dollar
per ounce. The root is almost ex
clusively used by the Chinese for near 1
ly every ailment.-New York Sun.
Archery as a Pastime. 1
Archery is like tennis In that it has
come out of fashion and gone in again
more times thdn could be fairly count
ed. Whenever it appears all other
sports give way to it, and no matter C
bow short its stay it is all-powerfual
while it 1 sts. Men and women and c
children learn to wield the bow and I
arrow and dream of bull's eyes and
archery prizes. There are archery c
picnics and archery teas and archery
balls and other things archery, for 1
the name loans itself nicely to all 5
social gatherings. It is a game which t
may be played before breakfast or
after dinner and it will entertain any
kind of a party of any kind of people
at.aay time..
The ar;ny allows about 33,000 pounds
of food a year for fiftteen men, but in
the Arctic regions people eat at least
a quarter as much more. It costs $3
a month more to feed a man in Green
land than in New York.
Sixty-two per cent. of the adltues bI
the Carrying of Umbrellas a Means of
Character Reading,
The man who sat nearest the win
low said he didn't mind the hot wea
"It gives me a chance to see how
s people carry their umbrellas," he said.
'I have such firm faith in my umbrella
leductions that I wouldn't be afraid
. o choose a wife with them for a
t guide."
The woman on his left smiled.
"I'm glad I'm not out there in the
street," she said. "You'd be picking
)ut all the kinks in my disposition
7 Blong with the rest of them."
"Oh!" said the man. "I sized you
r i p a long time ago. You carry your
d imbrella when it's furled, just like
,s at woman across the street. You
f irab it in the middle and go forging
i Lhead with the end of the handle dig
jing into the unfortunate pedestrians
who go before and follow after."
"And what does that signify?" asked
n he woman on the left.
n "Alertness, activity, selfishness and:
Ir nconsiderateness."
"Um-m-m," said the woman.
- "But just look at the third woman
, in the procession," said the man. "I
pity the men folks about her house.
I'll warrant they have to get their own
breakfasts about six mornings out of
;even. I never yet saw a woman who
lI Iragged her umbrella along so that
you could track her by the trail of
t he tip who wasn't dilatory and care
less. She never sews on a button, or
tarns, or mends, and her breakfast
fishes are seldom washed before 2
"That other woman who is hustling
along holding to the top of the um
brella handle like grim death and
pointing the tip down and forward in
a kind of south-by-southwesterly, di
rection, is altogether different. She
would set the world on fire if it wasn't
water-logged. I am not sure that' I'd
want to be married to her, either.
She'd push everything before her and
when she took a notion to clean things
up a mere man would have nowhere to
lay his head. What she is good for is
serving on committees.
"That woman in the gray skirt is a
yea-and-nay sort of person. She wants
to agree with everybody and follows
wherever led. Women who carry their
umbrellas with the point backward
and downward are always unasser
"But just look at that girl who spins
along spinning her umbrella around
in a circle as if it were a. magic wand.
I like her. She's jolly and good-na
tured and gets more pleasure out of
life than 10 ordinary people. There's
a woman carrying her umbrella swung
across her shoulder like a shotgun.
She's a true soldier of fortune, and
was never known to say die. I can't
think of 1anything that would tease
The man paused.
"And what would you say," asekd
the womin, "about that girl who car
ries her umbrella horizontally across
the small of her back and catches
either end into the crook of her el
"Well," admitted the man, "she is ,
a new one on me. I never saw her
before, but I wouldn't be afraid to
wager that she is conscientious to as
degree and has a heart as big as all
outdoors. But here," he added, "comes I
the most even-tempeFed woman of the
lot. She cuddles her umbrella pro
tectingly under her arm, as it she 1
doesn't want even it to get hurt in the 1
crowd. That woman is gentle and i
thoughtful and kind."-New York Sun.
A Little Umbrella Story. P
On one of the recent rainy evenings ,
when traffic on the elevated road was
dull, a guard on the Sixth avenue
line found a comparatively new silk
umbrella in one of the cars. When a
0Ine passenger entered the car at
Park place the guard proudly showed
his find.
"It comes in great for me tonight,/
he said. "This is my last trip and I
have a long way to walk. I had nuc
The lone passenger, who was alac
without a rain protector, congratu
lated the guard.
The two carried on a pleasant con
versation, only interrupted by stops
at stations. In time the train reached a
the Eighty-first street station, whern
the passenger was to get: out. The
guard had carefully deposited his um
brella in a corner of the front plat.
form of the car. While he was bus)
opening the gates the passenger quiet
ly lifted it from its resting place ani
left the car. As the guard closed the
gates and gave the bell cord a vigor
ous pull he saw his former passenge,
walking along the platform carrying
the umbrella.
"Hey there! Stop it! Bring tha
back!" shouted the guard.
"I need it myself," replied the re
cent passenger.
"Come back. I say you are a thief!'
cried the guard as the trainrslowl.
pulled out.
The new proprietor of the umbrells
only smiled as he walked down the
steps. He now shows the umbrella tq
his legal friends and quotes the olh
adage: "Possession is nine points o
the law."-New York Times.
'"Don't you think you lose patience
with your husband, on rather sligh
provocation?" said the near relative.
"I have to provoke him sometimes,'
was the placid answer, "so that he wil
lose his temper and then give me any
thing I want so as to atone for th0
way he has acted."
There are five rivers in the worle
which drain over 1,000,000 squar,
age, They '.e 'the Amazon, 1i4
No matter what the disagreements
may be as to Professor Koch's belief
that tuberculosis is never conveyed
from cows to human beings in milk
or flesh, civilized peoples everywhere
will rejoice that the ablest and most
celebrated doctors in all lands are now
cuvinced that, consumption is cer
tainly curable in its early stages, and
that the death rate from the destruc
tive malady can be and will be cut
down extensively by the enforcing of
simple ana practical ~l ntitons. Stop
promiscuous epitting and there. s ill be
fewer cases of weak lungs. Common
sense and science go hand in hand in
that warning.
Up to about forty years ago Corn
wall, England, supplied nearly all the
tin used in the world, but now only
about seven per cent. of the total
supply comes from there. The Malay
peninsula has taken Cornwall's place,
furnishing about sixty per cent. of
the world's production, and the Dutch
East Indies comes next, with ten per
The way in which American anthro-.
pological museums are growing is a
source of envy in England, where t
there is a lamentable indifference to
the subject.
A. T. Gastrell,
Hardwarewe Stovees,
Wagon and Carriage Wood Work,
House Furuishin Goods, Rip ,
Wood' Mowlig Maciln3, Hay Rakes, a
Sash, Blinds, Doors, Etc. I
Joseph Stern, t
-Dealer in
LiUer Stable In Conection With Store, d
A supply of Horses and Males for sale. 1
Satisfsotion Guaranteed. i
Jas. C. Mageari,
_S0...BUTCHER..._ A
and Jeweler.
Gold and Bilver Soldering a (
speialty. Work guaran
te~d Opposite postofle,
Trespass Notices
Hunting of any kind on dreenwood -
plnatation,likewise seining, is po1itive
ly prohibited under penalty of trespass.
Any permission heretofore grantedl is
now eevoked. No exceptions.
From and after this date all hunting
of any kind on Ambrosia and Independ
ence plantation is positively prohib
ited under penalty of trespassing.
Any one found on these places withous
lag, and prosecouted to the ful exten
Mes. E. H. BAinow.
The public is hereby warned against
buying wood, posts or timber of any
kind from tenants on Ogden and Oak
ley plantation,
The public is wa.rned against buylg
fire wood, posts or timber from tenants
on Rosedown, Texas and Hazlewood
plantations. JAB. P. BowMAN.
From and after this date all hunting
of any kind on my pla os, Solitude and
Swamp Tract is positively prohibited
under penalty of trospass. Any one
found on these p!ace.s without permis
sion will be c,nsideroe trespassing
and prosecuted to the full extent of
the law. W. B. SMITH.
From and after this date, all hunt
ing and fishing on the Cottage planta
tion is positively prohibited under peo
alty of trespassing. Any onoe ound on
this place without permission will be
considered trespassing and prosecuted
to the full extent of the lay. r
Hunting of all kinds, with dog or
gun, on the Rosebank, Pecan and In
dian Mound plantations, is hereby
prohibited iunder penalty of trespasi.
Persons found so engaged on any of
these places will be prosecuteod to the
fall extent of the law.
From and after this date all hunt
ing of any kind on the Pecan Grove
plantation is positively pro libitel un
der penalty ef trespassing. Anyone
found on this place nithout permission
will be considered trespussing and
prosecuted to the full extent of the
law. R. M. LBExu.
From and after this date all hunt
ing of any kind on the Greenwood
plantation a positively prohibited
uder penalty of trespassing. Anyone
found on this p ace without permission
will be considered tresp ssing and
prosecuted to the full extent of the
MaS. JA. a Vzanss.
JULAR WELL has been
pat in all through the South
w a well as the North, and is
the only well by which yon
ean obtain an inexhau.stible
lew of water. For partio
ulars, price., Ac., apply to
St. Franotevll*e, La.
Corner Main and Whird Streets,f
To tell you of some of the many bargains that we
have for yo. Beginning on
We will sell some of our new goods for early An-'
tamn wear, at a little less than their real value.
Finest BSatteene, worth 60 ents at only ..............9 CENTS
Best Indigo Ble Prints at only...................4 CENTS
Childrens' Fast Black School Stookings, worth 15 etae NI mrw
at only................... 1 UMI *ri4n1
Ladies' Extra Fine Hose, sold everywhere at 25 cents f CEITS
at only. ..... ........ . ............ . . 1
OChina Mattling, worth 20s cent. at only............15 CNTS
Yard wide Bleached Cotton, wurth 64 cents, at only 5 CETS
In every department we have special bargains for you, so if
you are not already one of our oustomers, it is time you were
coming with the great majority, we will give you better goods
for your money every time than any house in the State.
Cor. Main and Third, Baton Rouge.
I MeO, Lawrason, Pres. Edw. J. Buck, Vice-Pres.
,. B. Matthews, Cashier.
It. Franoisville, Louisiana.
Capital $25,000. Surplus $12,500
Safety Deposit Boxes:for Rent.
Foreign and DomQstlo Exohange Bought and Sold. Colleo
tlons Promptly Made and Satisfaotlon Guaranteed.
John F. Irvine, Joe, L. Golsan, Thos. W. Butler, Cheston Folkes,
0. D. Brooks, Edw. J. Buck, Rob't. Daniel, S. 1Mo~, Lawrssor.
J. R. Matthews, Vincent M. Jackson, J. Hereford Percy.

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