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Write to: Ladies' Advisory Dept., Chattanooa Medicine Co., Chattanooga. Ten., ial lnstructions, and 64-page book, "Home Treatment for Women," sent tree. J 4 dn't Want the Earth do want a good share of your custom. Having moved to the Hili nd, farther up town, I am your first chance coming into town ything in my line, and your last chance going out ve time by coming to me first. erything worth while in Hardware. Late housekeeping and farm ensils. J. C. STORM. SHERIF-S SALE. f Louisiana, Parish of West lana, 24th Jud. Dist. Court. Stern vs. Edward T. Minor.' virtue of a writ of Fieri to the Sheriff directed by the ble Court aforesaid, in the entitled cause, I have seized ill offer for sale to the high der at the front door of the House in the Town of St. ville, La., at the hour of 11 S A. M. on turday, January 25, 1913, lowing property of defendant, S 1/ interest of E. T. Minor in a certain piece or parcel of ith all the buildings and im ents thereon, situated in the of West Feliciana, La., in See T. 2, S. R. 4 W.,'Greensburg F t of Louisiana, about 10 miles of Bayou Sara, La., and con 20 and 85-100 acres; being a f the Highland plantation. Also ds, more or less, of oak wood t lroad right of way at Bingen, s of sale-Cash, with benefit £ ratsement. J. H. CLACK, Sheriff. SHERIFF'S SALE. of Louisiana, Parish of West iclana, 24th Jud. Dist. Court. D. Brooks vs. Henry Hewlett and Rosalie Ogden. virtue of a Writ of Seizure and o the Sheriff directed by the able Court aforesaid, in the entitled suit, I have seized 'ill offer for sale to the highest r at the front door of the Court in the Town of St.FranclsvilIe, t the hour of 11 o'clock a. in., Saturday, January 18, 1913, ollowing property of defendants, e undivided 1 interest of Hen ewlett in and to Lot No. 4 in re No. 11, and the undivided%. est each of Henry Hewlett and lie Ogden in and to Lots Nos. 6, 8 and the north 1 of Lots Nos d 3 in Square No. 11, with all ulldings and improvements there rms of sale-Cash with benefit praisement. J. H. CLACK, Sheriff. NOTICE! Parish of West Feliciana, State of Louisiana. January 2, 1913. tice to the public is hereby giv at the Police Jury of West Fe a Parish will, in open session held at 11 a. in. Wednesday, uary, 5, 1913, in the Police Jury in the court house of said par proceed to open the ballot boxes he special election in the second d of said parish held on Decem 10, 1912, examine and count the ots in number and amount, ex ne and canvass the returns, and are the result of the election. C. F. HOWELL, president. M. LEAKE, Clerk. Sclcse out surplus, The True ocrat offers a quantity of blot paper, 19x24 inches, at two ts for five cents. Colors: white, Sand yellow. R. F .Walker, ATTORNEY AT LAW r Will Practice in the Courts of East o and West Feliciana and ad joining parishes. t CLINTON, LA. SHERIFF'S SALE. t State of Louisiana, Parish of West I Feliciana, 24th Jud. Dist. Court. i Succession of William W. Leake and I Mrs. Margaret E. Leake, deceas- I ed. By virtue of a Commission to the Sheriff directed by the Honorable I Court aforesaid, in the above entitled Succession, I will offer for sale at ( public auction, to the highest bidder, at the front door of the Court House in the town of St. Francisville, La., at the hour of 11 o'clock A. M., on Saturday, January 25, 1913, the following property depending on said Succession, to-wit: "A certain piece or parcel of land situated near the Town of St. Fran cisville, La., and Parish of West Fe liciana, known as 'Pecan Grove', con taining one hundred and fifty-eight acres, more or less, bounded north by Leonard, Freyhan and others; east by Dawson, Freyhan and others; south by Freyhan, Williams and oth ers; west by Phillips and Town of d St. Francisville, La., with all the buildings and improvements thereon.' e Terms of sale-Cash, with benefit d of appraisement. J. H. CLACK, Sheriff. SHERIFF'S SALE. State of Louisiana, Parish of West Feliciana, 24th Jud. Dist. Court. Bank of West Feliciana vs. Bayou Sara Brick Co. in By virtue of a Writ of Fieri Facias ' to the Sheriff directed by the Hon id orable Court aforesaid, in the above 6, entitled suit, I have seized and will s offer for sale to the highest bidder illal the front door of the Court House e in the Town of St. Francisville, La., at the hour of 11 o'clock a. m. on it Saturday, January 18, 1913, the following property of defendants, to-wit: The entire outfit of the Bayou Sara Brick Co., consisting of 1 boiler, 1 en gine, 1 pump, shafting, pulleys, 1 brick machine, 1800 feet of secQud 3.hand lumber, more or less, 13 cords of pine wood, more or less, 3 wheel barrows, 1 draining machine, engine it and building, 2 fuel oil tanks, 2000 o' bricks, more or less, 3 drying sheds, rY 2 brick kilns and main building. r- Also a certain piece or parcel of land with all buildings and improve md nents thereon, containing Twenty l- one and 91-100 acres, near the town of Bayou Sara, La.., bounded on the SNorth by J. F. Irvine; East by the a Y. & M. V. R.R. Co.; South by ditch leading from Fountain Bayou to Ba you Sara Creek, and West by the 1 . R. & N. Co. ue Terms of sale-Cach with benefil of appraisement. J. H. CLACK, Sheriff. ADVERTISE EVERY WEEK. SCHOOL BOARD PROCEEDINGS. t St. Francisville, La., Jan. 4, 1913. i The Board of School Directors of : West Feliciana parish met in regular Su( session. The following members were : er present: Jas. P. Bowman, president; ; phi 0. D. Brooks, John I. Daniel, Chas. : sto H. Argue, E. A. Wright, A. E. Ro- bee illio, A. D. Percy, J. F. Maryman, : W. B. Smith. I" The minutes of last meeting were read and approved. D The treasurer's report leads as fol Ottice: lows: Receipts During the Quarter: Current School Fund ..... $ 995.21 Poll taxes ........ ....... . 581.09 Parish 3-Mills Tax .......... 4,500.00 Incidental Fe s ...... ...... 117.42 Loans from bank .......... 50t,0 State High School Appropria tion .................... 434.78 Will Total ..............$7,128.41 Disbursements During the Quarter. Teachers' Salaries, (white) ..$4,043.50 0OV Teachers' salaries (colored) 636.00 Superintendent's salary ..... 666.67 Janitors' salaries ........... 80.25 Rents ...... ...... ........ 32.00 Repairs and supplies........ 174.25 Furnishing houses .......... 12.24 Board Members' Per I)iem. 39.55 Expenses, Supt.'s offic .... 25.21 Transportation of pupils .... 171.00 Tax Collector's Commission. 27.90 Assessor's Commission ..... 90.00 Premiums of Insurance .... 300.00 Interest ...... ...... ...... 24.9i0 Clerk of Court, official ser vices ................ .. 1.50 Printing Minutes ... .... 25.00 Examining Committee ...... 9.00 Bank of West Feliciana, for note .................. 500.00 Total............ $6,993.03 hav Prep Balance on hand, close of quarter ......... .....$135.38 man (Signed) A. M. HENDON, Treas. the Dr. O. D. Brooks, Chairman of the 1\ Executive Committee, reported tha. a hi the Committee had examined the ors treasurer's books, check(d off war- ors rants and found same correct. Same this it on motion, was adopted. W There being no further business, Plar the Board adjourned. and JAS. P. BOWMAN, President A. M. HENDON, Secretary. I Superintendent Hendon anno:uc-d j that he had received the Commi. sions of the members of the new M st Board, and that all of same had qual ified according to law. TI Superintendent Hendon called Ill? tok id new Board to order, and read the ana t. portion of the law that refers to the in E duties of School Board members. Jan e The following members with Coam- rn., le missions showing that they had been Boa ed duly elected and qualified were pre- the at ent: r, 1st Ward-O. D. Brooks. se 2nd Ward-John I. Daniel. 3rd Ward-James P. Bowman. 4th Ward-Chas. H. Argue. 5th Ward-E. A. Wright. on 6th Ward-Jos. Ortis. 7th Ward-A. E. Rogilio. e nd 8th Ward-A. D. Percy. in- 9th Ward--P: S. Johnson. e- .10th Ward-W. B. Smith. )n- Superintendent Hendon announctdL :ht the first thing in order was the elec- f -th tion of a President. Mr. Argue plat os; ed in nomination Hon.. las. P. Bow- r -s; man, referring appreciatingly to his th- long service in the same positio. of There being no other nomination Mr. l the Bowman was unanniously elected. n.' Upon taking his seat he thanked the. fit Board for the honor conferred upon t him, stating that he was the only School Board President in the State si that had served consecutively for m thirty-six years, ad On motion, Charles H. Argue was bu unanimously elected vice president. of SBy resolution of the Board the terms of office of the members from the first, third, fourth and tenth you wards was declared to be six years; of the second,fifth and seventh wards iasfour years; of the sixth, eighth and on- ninth wards, two years. Messrs O. ove D. Brooks, Chas. H. Argue and W. L. Smith were appointed the Executive s der Committee of the Board. use Superintendent Hendon reported pi La, that satisfactory arrangements for" the consolidaion of the Solitude ne school withi the Julius Freyhan High th ats, School had been made by the Exec- S utive Committee, and recommended we lara that a contract for th- transportation pc en ot the pupils of this school be made es with Mr. Gus DeGrummond at the ( nd. rate of fifty ($50.00) dollars per rds month. On motion, action of the Ex- er heel ecutive Committee was approved andl th Jine the Superintendent authorized to ax 000 make said contract for the Board. or ds, The Superintendent reported that to the attendance in the Baines school Sof was considerably below the average ci ove- required by law. On motion, he was at nty- instructed to writd to !he patrons of own ,aid school, stating that the school the would have to be closed unless the p the attendance in the same should be in- $1 itch creased. The Superintendent was, Ba- motion, instructed to pay all sub I stitute teachers for their services and deduct same from the salaries of nocit the teachers in whosae places the sub stitutes should serve. f. The Superintendent reported that - the patrons of the Cat Island school request that the school be moved A nearer to the communities in which the children live. On motion, the Superintendent and Joseph Ortis were appointed a Committee with power to act, and were authorized to expend not exceeding Twenty-five ($25.00) dollars for the same. Upon recommendation of the Sup erintendent the following teachers of the colored schools were appointed, and said schools ordered to open on January 6, 1913, for a term of four months. St. Francisville-J. S. Dawson, prin cipal, salary $40.00; Lenora Barrow, assistant, $25.00. Raspberry-Maggie Johnson, $25. Afton Villa-Daisy George, princi pal, $25.00; Lillie George, assistant, $25.00. Oak Grove-John J. Jackson, $25. Lochlomond-Mary L. Johnson, $308 Silver Hill-J. E. Ringgold, $40.00. Holly Grove-William Turner, $25. Hamilton's-L. C. Earlees, $40.00. Solitude-T. J. Packwood, $25.00 On motion, the Board adjour'ned. JAS. P. BOWMAN, President A. M. HENDON, Secretary. * TOMBSTONES = Alex. Enoche, S S Successor to E. Enochs, deal er and manufacturer of Sarco- : phag'is Monuments and Head : stones. Marble and Granite of 4 : best quality. Workmanship : : at lowest prices. ,0 • ._ oo ggoooegooooooo ggogoooooSoo ooo0 Dr. James Kilbourne Ottice: Bank of West Feliciana Bldg Phone 36. Phone at Residence 61. (ieo. J. Woodside, ATTORNEY AT LAW. CLINTON, LA. Will Practice in Courts of East and West Feliciana. O10W TO PAINT YOUR HOUSE ECONOMICALLY. Nearly a quarter of a century we have been manufacturing high grade Prepared Pat ts. The colors are per manent and the paint proven to be the most durable on the market. We will send free upon request a handsome booklet, 50 sample col ors showing many buildiings in col ors just as they are painted with this great paint. We operate the most modern Paint Plant in the country. Buy direct and save money. CARRARA PAINT COMPANY CLEVELAND, OHIO .. . ,aI m i MEETING OF STOCKHOLDERS. The annual meeting of the stock Polders of the Bank of West Felici ana will be held at the banking house in St, Francisville, La., on Thursday, January 16th, 1913, at 3:30 o'clock p. ru., for the purpose of electing a Board of Directors to serve during the ensuing year. J. R. MATTHEWS, Cashier. NOTICE! December 24, 1912. , the Stockholders of the Bank of West Feliciana: .ty direction of the Directors of ,he Bank of West Feliciana you are :,,retby notified that a meeting of tho Stockholders of said bank is call d f r the 6th day of February, 1313, ;-:Yd will be held on said date, at the hour of 3 o'clock p. in., at the Bank g House, in St. Francisville, La., 'or the purpose of considering and ,(riding on an increase of the Cap al Stock of said Bank from Fifty housand dollars as now constituted, n One Hundred thousand dollars,and ,t' providing for the issue of stock to represent said increase of capital; And for the further purpose of con si lering and deciding on an amend ment to the charter of said Bank adding a Trust Department to its business, and of changing the name of the Bank to Feliciana Bank :.nd Trust Company. J. R. MATTHEWS, Cashier and Secretary of the Board of Directors. To close out surplus, The True Democrat offers a quantity of blot ting paper, 19x24 inches, at two sheets for five cents. Colors: white, pink and yellow. TRESPASS NOTICES. The public is hereby warned against buying wood, posts and timber of any d description from tenants on the Oak- o ley, Ogden and Downs plantations. s All hunting, cattle-driving and fence- b cutting is positively prohibited, and e these places are closed against agents a of all kinds. LUCY L. MATTHEWS. Hunters and other trespassers are hereby warned to keep off my Mul berry Hill plantation, under full pen alty of the law. W. R. McKOWEN. My place is hereby poster against all forms of trespassing; hunting, fishing, agents of all descriptions, and all cattle driving. D. F. MERWIN. All trespassing of any description is hereby prohibited, under penalty of the law, on Alandale Plantation (formerly Phillips place.) ROBERT BUTLER, Agent. The public is hereby warned that the Island and Forest plantations are posted against hunting, fishing, wood cutting and all other forms of treS pass, agents of every description in cluded. M. R. JACKSON. All cattle driving and other tres passing of any kind are forbidden on Forest plantation, under penalty of the law. J. W. McQUEEN. Hunting is hereby prohibited on the Raynham-Kemperlin, Cobb and Pugh tracts and all other realty be longing to the E. L. Newsham estate. The public is aleo warned against any timber-cutting on these places. Any information, leading to the con viction of persons guilty of such tim ber-cutting, will be suitably rewarded. MRS. LENA NEWSHAM, Tutrix. r Hunting, fishing and any form of e trespassing on Solitude, Frogmoor or Beauvaie tracts prohibited. No ex ;t ceptions. W. B. SMIPH l" The Flower and Magnolia places 1- are hereby posted against all hunt h ing, under penalty of trespass. No exceptions. W. J. FORT. CATTLE BRANDS. The following. are my cattle brands: 't P t( Circle P----- Circle F P7. The public is hereby warned p against buying or trading for cattle , bearing these brands frcm irrespon- ti sible people. F. S. PERCY. a J. C. MAGiEARL, Butcher - Honest - Weights t i i i - W. W. Montfort, Dentist. Bank of West Fellciana Building. SYT WRANCISVILLE,. LA. Is Your Farm Remunerative? Do You Wish to do better? ..YOU SURELY CAN.. I I I F COURSE WE HAVE Rustproof Oats, and Les pedeza Seed, and Hay, and Red Pol, Grade Cattle for sale,but the fact that we have had them for thirty years 1 proves that they have been profitable to us and that they will remunerate you if you will handle them sufficiently and U properly- If you desire any ' information concerning them we shall be glad to supply h same on request. Woodlawn Farm J. BURRUSS McGEHEE, LAUREL HILL . . .... LA. d', H. J. BABIN, 4 + Dentist. . Masonic Building °-4 BATON ROUGE, LA. 1 t, Cleaning, Repairing and Pressing 10. M. SHAFFER At the Foot of the Hill. Telephone 19. ADVERTISE EVERY WFEK. TRESPASS NOTICES. All hunting with dog or gun, or driving through or off of any cattle, on the "Rosale" plantation without special permission, is positively pro hibited. All such acts will be regard ed as trespassing and prosecuted as such. MRS. C. R. BARROW. From and after this date all hunt. ing of any kind on Ambrosia and In dependence plantation is positively prohibited under penalty of trespass ing. Any one found on these places without permission will be consider ed trespassing, and prosecuted to. the full extent of the law. MRS. S. H. BARROW. From and after this date all hunt ing of any kind on the Greenwood plantation is positively prohibited una der penalty of trespassing. Any one found on this place without permisl sion will be considered trespassing _ and prosecuted to the full extent ot.. the law. MRS. J. A. VENTRESS. The public is hereby warned that the Afton Villa, Layson and Maxwell plantations are posted against all in truders and agents of any description, Est. MRS. V. Z. HOWELL No trespass with gun, dog, or rod, or passing through my Woodiawn Stock Farm allowed under penalty of the law against trespass. J. BURRUSS MoGEHEEI All parties are hereby notified not to trespass on the following places: the Green Oak, and the Tanglewild places, with dog, rod or gun. All per missions heretofore granted are here by revoked. MRS. C. B. HAMILTON. . Hunting of any kind, cattle driving or fishing on Mt. Vernon plantation is positively prohibited under penalty of the law of trespass. No exceptionr '. W. BALL, MISS ELLA BALL, MRS. E. HAMILTON. From and after this date all hunt ing of any kind on Rosedowa, HaI* wood and Inheritance plantations i. positively prohibited under penalty of trespassing. The public is warned against buy* ing fire wood, post or timber from tenants on Rosedown, Texas, Hazel wood and Inheritance plantations. JAS. P. BOWMAN. No trespassing with gun or dog or passing through my place located be tween Ihavson and Flower Hill plantsa tions is hereby prohibited under pen. alty or `he law against trespass. D. B. FAITHORN. From and after this date all hunt ing and fishing on the Cottage plan tation are positively prohibited under penalty of trespassing. Any one found on this place without permission will be considered trespassing and prose cuted to the full extent of the law. EDWARD BUTLER. All hunting and fishing and othe' forms of trespass are hereby prohlb ited under penalty of the law, on the Micajah Row place on Missiesiapn.. River at Wilhelm, La. W. W. BURCKHALTER, M. D. Crossing the rear of property, be. low True Democrat office in St. Fran cisville is hereby prohibited under penalty of trespass. Persons found crossing these premises or damaging the fences will be proscuted. All permissions heretofore given are hereby revoked. MRS. M. E. ROBINSON. Cutting wood on the Ryland and. Walah - tract, Bockel tract, Andy Hood and Edwards tracts are haul' ing same therefrom, also all other r forms of trespass on these places are e hereby prohibited under penalty of the law. CHAS. WEYDERT. All trespassing is prohibited on Hill and Slaughter, lake-Breeze,Gray y field, and Glassplace plantations; such as hunting, pecan gathering, etc., will be prosecuted to full extent d of the law. y RACOOURCI COMPANY. Per S. L. Doherty, Agent. n Smithland Ldg. and P. 0., La. Y Fihermnen and hunters are hereby warned off my Fancy Point planta tion under penalty of trespass. 1 JOHN F. IRVINE. Hunting or trespassing in any wa, on any of our lands in West FeUlci ana Parish known as the W. P. Ware and Warren Palmer places in the 5 5th ward, will be prosecuted by law. BRIDGES, WEST & CO. No passing through my Linwood . tract, Belmont and Rudmond planta tions is allowed. Trespassers-re. + gardless of color-will be prosecuted as the law directs. C. M. BARROW From and after this date all hunt M ing 'of any kind on my several plat tations situated in the parish of Pointe Coupee, is hereby prohibited under the penalty of trespassing. Al so any cutting of timber, gatherting pecans, without my special permis slon, will be considered trespssaiLns and such acts will be vigorously proa ecuted. Parties living on said proeP Sertles are not exempt. SEstate of H. W. Jones. IRENE C. JONES.