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+ PERSONAL BUT POLITE V
Alec East was in town last Frilay.
,Miss Ellen Linch has been spetnd
ing a week with Mrs. Bat Haralson.
Miss A my Leake's return homrn hals
been delayed for a while longer.
John Borg was here at the we'tk
.Mrs. Eva Hamilton was in town
P. W Griffin was in town on
Saturday. ie has not been well !ate
Mervin Taylor is at homne, after a
\isit to his unc(le in Pointe ('1oupee
M1rs. S A. Prier returned T'ues
day night from a fortnight ini the
Messrs. l'riedonbach and Asl.haf
f lnburg were dinner guests at Soli
tllde last Sundllll y.
R[t(eve tarrow, aflter nimaking pIrcp
arations to eitirr L. S. U., decilded
ito try for a 'ITulane scholarship.
Mr. and Mrs. \Vm. Kahn are stay
ing at M'r. S'hlesinger's during Mr..
Sihhlesirnger's absence in St. I.Louis.
Rev. A. \V. Skardon went to Nev:
Orleans to join Mrs. Skardon who is
visiting in New Orleans. 't'hey ar,
( peect(ed holn1 before to-nlorrow.
.\r. ('lhaille Percy and his sister,
.Miss Eleanor, were guests of .Mrs.
.John Wilcox on Wednesday. Mi. Per
eyv leaves for Mexico in a few days.
Judge I. L. Golsan has returned
floutr Lake Village, leaving Mr. and
Mrs. Gordon Golsan considerably
better. Mr. Golsan's business duties
iill probably preclude his iintledi
ate visit home, as his parents hoped.
Mr. A. J. Barthelow and son, I
Frank, of Laredo, Tex., were the
guests of their relatives, Mr. and s
Mrs. Joe Rosenthal last Friday. lhe t
family are making the entire trip in
their auto, and are now \\it h rela
tives in Jackson, La. They will re- I
turn here later.
John T. Barrow having purchased Ii
the -drug-stock and good-will of thl a
business owned by the late L. P. Kil- e
bourne, the store was opened Oct. hI
', but as Mr. Barrow is detained by i
a previous business engagenient at 1
Itogalusa until about Nov. 1, D)r. O. a
I). Brooks is running the business in It
the meantime. a
Mr. Briedenbach, principal of the d
high school, is interesting his boys
In the boy scout work, being duly au
thorized to effect an organization '
here. And he has promised the girls tl
that possibly he may start a "('amp i
fire" for them. These national ri
movements for young people are so lI
admirably adapted to develop a love t
of nature and the spending of more P
life in the open, helping in the train- s!
:ng of eye and muscle, that it is a 01
great advantage that the young peo- 0
ple here should have a taste of it. le
Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Frier anniounce
the marriage of their daughter, .Missi
Mattie Leona Frier to MIr. M.erret P.
Albin, of iLongville, La. Thle mar
liage took place at Baton Iiougir, Ia.,
Soept. 29. It \was a surllrise to the
friends of the charnrnig yolung ibride,
who kept her secret well. "'ite wed
ding was originally pIlanned for lie
cernber, but Mr. Albin found that
business arrangemenits made it de
sirable that the mnarriage should take
place now. He evidently usd( hiis
argumrents effectively, for he came on
to Laplace, where she was teaching, I
and togetiher they went to thie !)
ital, where on Sunday, at St. .lames' 0
Rectory the Rev. Mr. Brows', united I
themn in marriage. IHer father, Mr.
S. A. Frier was not able to be pr's- d
ent, but others associated with home
witnessed the simniple but impressive
ciremony. These were Mr. and
Mrs. W. W. Mains, Miss B3essie 1
('lc.k and Miss Susie Fischer. A
few otlers were also present.
Mr. and Mrs. Albin left Baton S
Rouge Monday mniorning for ILong
ville, in ('aleasieu parish, where he
is managerl of the l.ongville Lumber It
Co. I)evoted friends follow Iher thith- fn.
er with the most loving wishes for Cl
* ABSENT FRIENDS.
It is profoundly regretted dinl Dr. bl
Hlalry ,Johnson, of St. IOuus, s.con
tithues in bad health, and has )gone
(, Arizona on that a'ccount.
Mrs. A. 1). Moreno will not make lV
her coniteriplattudi visit here this f.all.
It is noteworthy that Miss 3littie
Fugler, of Woodville, is proiiniient n
:ariong W\'ilkinson ('ouIInty -ladies inl s
gi tting up a parish exhibit this fall. i
.\Mrs. R. ('. \Vickliffe andl littlel
daiughter, Brent, are in New Orleans, P
for a illonthl probably. Iater thyn
\;11 col('ll to St. Francisville. He'
a.l'arnts and the other uembners of P
thi family had expected to spend
the winter here, probably to buy a 04
\ inter homne, but were unable to se-t
ture a suitable house. V
CHURCH NOTICES. "
. i GRACE CHURCH.
d- Rev. Alvin W. Skardon, Recter.
sxtiº Sunday after Trinity
as Holy Communion, 7:30 a. m.; Sunday
School, 9:30 a. m.; Morning Prayer
k- and Sermon, 11 a. m.; Evening Pray
er, 8 p. in.; Friday Litany, 9 a. m.
'I The Sunday School at Wakefield
\\ill open Sunday afternoon 3:30.
e- METHODIST CHURCH.
Rev. 8. L. Riggs, Paster.
a There Nwill be( no service Sunday
I,orning, at the Methodist churlch, at
Slight the services will be under the
direction of the Foreign Missionary
Revival services at Star Hill be:;in
Saitiurdlay evlening next, Oct. 12, at I
"7:: : o'clock.
'lihe veterans of West Feliciana I
Camp, '. C. V. had an interesting
i.teti:ng last Saturday, enjoying thel
. in interc(ouirse-"fighting old bat
ties (or '----besides electing delegates t
to the a nnual State Reunion, which
Ii,.'ets at hIaton Rouge, Oct. 15, 16,
17. flith delegates are E. Newman,
W. 1. Smith; alternates, W. B. 'ar
r(,w, A. C. Itriant.
The lpropIosal to change the terms
of I criminal court in this parish meets
\aithi a loid protest fromi the police 1
d jury, prolbably ret-echoed by every i
t f'arner and handler of labor, as Oc- c
! tller is one of their busiest months, t
S andi c'onslequently mnost inconvenient 1
for calls to court. The plaint by
soiime of the lawyers that "it is so d
hot in August" will hardly appeal to 1
lp(eople act tstomed to meeting old I
I Sol at his hottest in places less pro- e
3 tecti\'e than the court house. e
.\lMssrs. J. Y. Sanders, E. L.. ('hap
- i:s and others iere in the parisih, h
o!, Wednesday of this week to look p
over the gravel pits on Dr. Barrow's s
I part of the tHighland plantation, with c
ia view of making a purchase of grav
ei for conltracts they have for road- 1.
libuilIing in various parts of the state. r
Thlly expressed themselves as mulch 14
pleased with the quality of both sand h
and gravel, the only question being ft
that of 'quantity. For that reason, e
a:; expert will be sent here shortly e
to bore in order to (letermine the a
depth of the deposit.
.Juidge Lawrason attended on Thurs fi
d(:ay. in Now Orleans, the meeting of S
tlhe xetuti\'e committee of tilhe Tax l
i-fornl Association. Very good prog- si
ro'ss is being made. It was advised tl
l tht the Police Juries be requested 13
to call special meetings in their res
pt etiv'e parishes to which 'the citizens
should be invited to hear addresses
on the subject by speakers sent out
as campaigners. Further a pamph- u
let, made even more complete and
exact than that sent out by the Fax t
('onnmission, will be mailed to every S
otter in the State, showing how .seg-s
rtgation will afftct ev\'ery town and
The collnittee, will endeavor too
make a comapllote canvass of New Or
hlans, vwhere till heaviest work un
doubtedly is. t
No doubt .lcdge Lawrason was
pritroud to rptlortl that West Feliclana
v:.l. :tlrr,:ltdy :at the hleadl of the line.
Suipt. lhos. 11. Harris Lssut.s a cir
', llar for t.ile List' 0of the schools, rel
aiiJ, tto holidtays. His suggestion at
tht, close is espt,('ialnly commended, m
a:; ihe advises that sipl)le and appro- p
1)iate t' xercises illn memoryii of the
o(ccasionll ;'( more helpful to the c.hil
drin than free days for lplay.
iThe list and remarks follow:
COLUMBUII S DAY, October 11, Fri
day. The law dtesignates October 12
a ('olumnbus Day, but as thle 12th
falls on Satutrday, Friday has been
,LEE D)AY, .lanuary 17, Friday. r'he
I19th is the lroper date, but as this
falls on Sunday, thile 17th has been
ARBOR D)AY, February 7, Friday.
The usual date is thle 1th, but the 9th
is Sunday, hence thet' change to the
W\VASIINGCTON DAY. February 21,
Friday. The 22ind is the proper date,
but thile c'lhang(e is niadet to the 21st
because the 22nd falls on Saturday.
LOLOUISIANA I)AY, April 30, Wed
BIRD I)AY, May 9, Friday. The us
ual date is the 10thI, but this falls on
Saturday; thlerefore the change to
These special days should not be
nimade the excuse for dismtiissing the
schools and giving the children a hol
iday; but simple and appropriate ex
erci.ses should be prepared and the
lpublie invited to hear them. The
nmaterial found in the Special Day
Books of 1910-11 and 1911-12 will
-prove ample for all of the special
day programs. I have a few hundred
copies of these and shall be glad
to furnish them upon application.
Vote for Claiborne on October 8th.
WEST FELICIANA LEADS.
W \est Feliciana is in the forefront
of reform as usual. The action of
the Police Jury of the parish, on
Wednesday, in endorsing the propos
ed system of tax revision and urg
Y7 ing the suffragans in the parish to
sr vote for the amendments to the con
7 stitution to. that effect, is another
U. proof of progressiveness.
d West Feliciana never shirks in a
ma:ter of the publicwelfare. And in
this matter s:h'ows business judgment
and commonesense as well as obtain
ing the prestige of being the first
y' parish in the State to endorse offi
Lt cially this plan for tax revision and
y Since the above was put in print,
we learn that Terrebonne'e police ju
n ry met on the same day as West Fe
t liciana's and adopted similar resolu
tions. That parish is already organ
ized by wards for the tax revision
a propaganda, so that if \Vest Felici
g ana is not in the lead, she is at
e least abreast with one of the larg
est parishes in the state, with regard
s to this matter.
DEATH OF MRS. DOROTHEA
Mrs. Dorothea Alexander died at
her home in St. Louis, Mo., Sunday,
s September 29, at 3:45 o'clock. The I
s news was heard with sincere regret
here, the family having resided for l
many years in Bayou Sara and her t
children all growing to manhood and I
to womanhood in the old town. Mrs. t
t A. Schlesinger, a daughter, resides
i;n St. Francisville. Her other chil
> dren are Mrs. M. Bichier of Califor
;:iia, Mrs. B. Tonn and Mrs. Mamie
I Foote, Messrs. Louis and Joe Ros- 1
en, all of St. Louis, and Chas. Rosen I
of New Orleans. Her husband also
Mrs. Alexander had been in bad f
health for several years from a coin
plication of ailments, and the phy-.i
sicians knew that her life would .
come to a close before very long.
Mrs. Aaron Schlesinger left for St.
Louis, Monday afternoon, not having
received the message in time to
leave Sunday. Sympathy is felt far
her and the other members of the
family in this sore, though not un
, expected bereavement, for who can
ever be prepared for the death of
a loved one? I
Miss Margaret Stirling had a few
friends with her for her birthday.
She called it "An old maid's party,"
but since she is many years on the
sunny side of such a designation,
the appellation was regarded as mere ir
ly an amusing misnomer.
SOLDIERS' CHRISTMAS BOXES. u
Miss Lise Allain, custodian La. D:v. C
U. D. C., is sending out the annual
appeal for the Christmas feast for f.
the veterans at Camp Nlcholls, the T
State Confederate Home. In a per- I
sonal letter to West Feliciana Chap
tVr, Miss Allain says: "I hope youlC
will be able to respond as gener
ously as you have always done."
This will serve as a reminder to
those who give so freely, each year, ,
to cheer the old soldiers' declining
3 ears. Donations of the usual kind
will be received at this office for
shipment to the Home, with the pro
'iso that every thing be sent in be- 1
fore Dec. 1. r
5 or 6 doses 666 will break any case
,' Chills & Fever; and if taken then
as a tonic the Fever will not return. n
Frank Sansoni, the genial fruit ci
man, has put in a telephone, "grad- si
unting" from making daily rounds in d
hi( cart. While housekeepers miss
his pleasant face, yet they are find
ing the new way more certain and A
Dudley L. Weber was nominated k
city judge at Baton Rouge by a lead ti
of 41 votes over his opponent, Dan tl
"Do Unto Others As You Would
Have Them Do Unto You."
This is to inform the people that I have moved my store In
the old Gastrell building, where I shall be glad to see my cus
tomers and to serve them.
As the high water has crippled me considerably and as I had to
go to heavy expense, I would like to see everyone I have favor
ed come forward and do unto me as I have done to them.
Columbus and Weber Wagons, Parry Buggies, American Wire
Fence 192 Ibs. to the roll and 26 inches high, Deering Harvester
Tools, International Engine, and all the leading hardware imple
ments obtainable always on hand or on short notice.
Champion Potato Digger-the kind to dig peanuts and sweet
and Irish Potatoes-can be seen in operation at. W. Daniel's, Jr.
HEAVY DUTY AND VINE.
t Mr. Morris Wolf has had an ex
f pensive bout with the customs offi
i cials at New York. Failure to de
clare fully the amount of dutible bag
- gage when he arrived from Europe
Sunday evening aboard the steam
ship, George Washington, caused
him to pay to Collector Loeb the
sum of $2,100, which is the home
L value of the baggage seized by the
customs authorities. By "home val
ue" is meant the foreign value of the
merchandise in question plus the du
The Picayune states that "when
Mr. and Mrs. Wolf arrived from
abroad the task of making out the
customs declaration was left with Mr.
Wolf, his wife, owing to illness, go
nig direct from the pier to the
Knickerbocker Hotel. A declaration
was made on the pier by Mr. Wolf,
which indicated that the dutiable bag
gage was valued at $300. Inspectors
who looked over the effects were
not satisfied with the declaration
and ordered the entire baggage sent
to the appraisers' stores for a tho
The appraisers reported that the
baggage was valued by them at $807.
It was also learned in the course of
the investigation that on a pearl
chain, valued at $475, bought on a
previous trip to Europe, duty had
never been paid. The chain and the
other baggage were seized, pending
the acceptance by the court of the
payment of the penalty imposed by
Don't forget when fall' house-clean
ing to send your old magazines to
this office to be sent to the State
Farm a Angola. No reading matter
has been sent there since the high
water, and the supply must be run
ning short. As soon as a box can be
filled, it will be shipped. Mrs. Wm.
Kahn has sent in donations of read
Planter and Farmer
is having telephone service install
ed, that he may instantly communi
cate with the merchant, the physl
cian, and, in fact, every one of any
importance. He can secure daily
market quotations. Telephone ser
vice on the farm is a source of pleas
ure to every member of the house.
hold-it keeps every one perfectly
Call or write our nearest Manager
for Information regarding FARMER
TELEPHONE SERVICE. Interesting
literature will be sent also.
CUMBERLAND TELEPHONE &
RING STILL IN THE RING.
The Ring ticket won in New Or
leans by over 9,000 majority. Victo
ry was a foregone conclusion for
some time previous, but the actual
vote passed the Ring's own estimate
by over 2,000. The vote ran: For
Mayor, Behrman, 23,365; Claiborne,
13,394. Behrman led his ticket by
nearly 400 votes. McShane ran ahead
on the League ticket, but its en
tire vote ran behind that of the re
cent primary, and in fact, the non
success of the primary had much to
do with the present loss of heart.
A small blaze on the roof of Mr.
Alex. Mann's storre and dwelling
gave alarm Wednesday morning, but
was soon put out. Mr. Mann did not
know anything about it, till the whis
tie blew. A small oil heater was
the cause of the trouble, and did
some damage to his bedroom.
In the Market Againi
We will, beginning Monday,
Sept. 30, buy corn and; other
produce at best market prices.
Richardson & Percy,
BAYOU SARA, LA.
BanK of West Feliciana
ST. FRANCISVILLE, LA. o
CAPITAL $50,000 SURPLUS $18,000
8. McC. LAWRASON. President. W. H. BUQUOI, Assi'tant Cashier.
J. R. MATTHEWS, Cashier.
DIRECTORS-Checton Folkes Vincent M. Jackson, John F. Ir
vine, Thomas W. Butler, O.D.Brooks, Joseph Stern, Joseph L.
Golsan, S.McC.Lawrason, J. R. Matthews.
This Strong, Conservative and always Progressive Bank otdie
its services to you for your Checking Account, your Savin~ Ac
count or your funds to be placed on Certificates of Deposit. We
i pay 4 per oent interest on all kinds of Savings Accoalnt, and
i compound interest semi-annually. You will have safety for your
money and convenience for your business transactions it you do
business with this good bank.
PAY BY CHECK-IT'S 7HE CONVENIENT WAY.
POLICE JURY PROCEEDING8.
St. Francisville, La., Oct. 2, 1912.
The Police Jury met in regular
monthly session with Hon. C. F. How
ell, President, and a quorum present
as follows: Chas. Weydert, A. S.
Brasseaux, T. D. Bickham, W. H.
Richardson, Lovett Wright, J. D.
Sadden, N. H. Barrow, Ike Cutrer,
S. L. Lavergne, T. H. Row.
Minutes of the last meeting were
read and adopted.
The following bills were read and
Salary of Constables.
Mose Vantromp ...... ........$ 3.75
W. H. Wicker ................ 11.25
Robt. Harvey ...... .......... 7.50
F C Wilcox .................. 11.25
Jno. Ortis ......... .......... 3.75
C M Davis ................. 7.50
N W Davis ................. 3.75
C D. Lloyd ................. 3.75
H B Lavergne ............... 11.25
Salary of Magistrates.
A S Leonard ..................7.50
Ruffin Daniel ...... ......... 5.00
Geo. Wilcox ................. 7.50
J. S. Griffin ................. 2.50
W R Campbell ................ 2.50
W . B. Wills ................. 2.50
P B McWaters ............. . 5.00
B I Barrow ................... 2.50
Robt. S. Towles ............... 7.50
R M Leake, Clerk Police Ju..$ 37.50
W. T. Forrester, Parish Treas 37.50
W H Taylor, Board of Health 37.50
True Democrat, 1-4 contract.. 37.50
E S Muse, Clerk of Court.... 18.75
G S Davidson care C. H. clock 18.00
Dick Veal, care court house.. 10.00
J. H. Clack, main. prisoners 39.60
J. H. Clack, criminal expense 42.30
Jno. F. Irvine Co., 12 coffins 48.00
Jno. F. Irvine Co., ice for pris
oners ................... 2.50
P. B. McWaters, viewing body 5.00
James Roth ........ ........ 1.43
R. C. Brasseaux ........... 22.39
M. O. Daniel ................ 1.55
J. C. Simmons .............. 2.00
T. F. Canfield, repair jail steps 4.00
Mrs. A. H. Mumford......... 12.46
E. Newman ......... ........ .15
r. W. Raynham .............. .70
A. M. Hendon, Secretary, first
installment schools....... 1500.00
A. M. Hendon, secretary, 34
poll taxes ............... 34.00
II. M. Stewart, blasting pow
der ..................... 3.00
True Democrat, election com
missioners .............. 7.'0
St. Francisville E. L. & W,. W.,
yearly water C. H. and jail 93.25
Zach Richardson ............ ..45
Attendance Police Jury.
Chas Weydert ................ $3.00
A. S. Brasseaux .............. 3.00
T. D. Bicham .............. 3.60
W. H. Richlrdson .......... 3.60
C. F. Howell ............... 4.80
Lovett Wright ............... 5.00
Jas. D. Sadden .............. 4.50
Thes. H. Row................ 5.50
N. H. Barrow .............. 4.50
Ike Cutrer ................... 4.10
8. L. Lavergne .............. 3.60
Whereas, It being rumored through
out the parish 'that the terms of Crim
inal Court of this parish will be
changed from August and February
to April and October, be it
Resolved, That It is the desire and
wish of this body that the said terms
of Court remain as they are, and
that the Judge-elect of this Judicial
District be notified of the sense of
this body by the secretary.
Whereas, There has been submit
ted to the voters of this State cer
tain constitutional amendments re.
vising the system of taxation, State
and Parish, in the State of Louisiana,
Whereas, It is the sense of the Po
lice Jury that the scheme of tax re
vision proposed will be beneficial,
result in an economical collection of
the taxes, and a fair division of the
burden of taxation.
Resolved, That the Police Jury of
the Parish of West Feliciana here
by endorse the scheme of tax revis
ion submitted to the people of the
State of Louisiana for their approval,
and recommend to the voters of this
P'arish that they vote for the adop
ton of the amendment to the Con
stitution reorganizing and remodeling
the State's system of assessment and
taxation submitted by Act No. 12 of
the Acts of the Extra Session of th.
Legislature for the year 1912.
Dr. W. H. Taylor tendered his res
ignation as President of Parish Board
of Health and, on motion, duly see
onded, Dr. J. M. Daniel was elected
to fill said office for the ensuing
Resolved, That the open season for
shooting deer throughout the Parish
of West Feliciana be fixed to begin
the first day of Septem'ber and to
close the thirty-first day of Decem
her of each year.
R. W. Reily, Sr., was appointed
road overseer in place of C. M. Da
Report of Parish Treasurer was re
There was no further business and
the meeting adjourned.
C. F. HOWELL, President.
R. M. LEAKE, Clerk.
PERSONALS FROM THE JACKSON
Mr. Earnest Harvey was the guest
of Mr. Jas. Brannon on Sunday. Mr.
and Mrs. Lapeze and children, Miss
Lapeze and Mr. Riddle were also
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Brannon andl
of Mrs. Sara Thompson.
Mrs. Hugh Connell spent Tuesday
in Baton Rouge. Tuesday night Mr.
and Mrs. Connell were the guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Robt. Connell.
Mrs. Hugh Connell and children and
Miss Leonora Connell have gone to
resume their school work at Cotton
port, La. Miss Amanda is teaching
at La Place, La.
Rub-My-Tiam will cure you.
MORGAN FAILS TO COME TO
The scheduled joint debate te
tween Claiborne and Morgan to have
taken place at Bayou Goula Sunday
(id not materialize, because Morgan
failed to put in an appearance. Not
withstanding the heavy downfall of
the rain there was a large crowd in
Mr. Claiborne in his speech severe
ly arraigned Mr. Morgan for his dila
tory tactics and called the attention
or his audience to the fact that if
Morgan would delay and put off the
people's business in the same man.
ner In which he had put off appear
ing before them in joint debate, that
he would make a poor representative
for them in Congress.