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4ed veriy Friday by 0' & Company. A YIAR` IN ADVANCE. DAY, AUGUST 8, 1902. t1 a" pQ ofioe at Welsh, La., as metter FboeInd in New Fields. SLke Oharles Press. ti:kes indicate that Louisiana a to take her place alongside inintg state of Texas as one great oil producing regions of ted States. It is a fact that :I that has been drilled in the J~enpings field has come in a iran4d the oil is superior in tio the Spindle Top product, readily 40 cents per barrel n market. been struck at Anse La Ioresi Brothers. The well yet been bailed, nor has cas applied, but all the indica to the bringing in of a *sh as have distinguished field. There is great ex t. Leases are being taken on and, St. Martin's parish will into a new field. r'has been brought in at near the Mississippi river, f mn the Jennings field. The same quality as that at San wing to the proximity r can be piped to the vessels expense. fleld of Anse La Butte and Bouillion is in St. Martin's a within 44 miles of the Mis fiver, making the cost of a ' to the river" a matter of expense. Quite a number of g down in this new field. I d Brothers have options I amount of land in the vi- e i Bayon Bouillion. Three r being sunk at the Bayou. a 'down a distance of about I d several times oil has been giving every indication s will come in gushers. c ry and Dr. Wilins, of hiave also commenced dril ,you, as have also Maxwell P of Beaumont. 1 y School Convention. n -is the programme of the O1 convention of wards c ste, to be held at Iowa, La., ,' August 20, 1902: C iR ODNING SESSION. MOevotional exercises, Rev. J. gi 5 of welcome, Fred th cc pone, N. C. Davis. dl eat of committees. th .th TERNOON SESSION. fri evotiopal exercises, Rev. A. ne of posium - What can the rir ool do for, 1st. The teach- lee plholar; 3rd. The church; cil o "ommunity? Mrs. L. Ber 'L. Hauck, Jos. E. Each, atrerson. l _,wQ, Rev. J. T. ection, reports of commit sines--Adjournment. VENING SESSION. votiopal services, Rev. W. al1kenburgh. susion The Sunday school s citizen, led by James A. ercises--Adjou rment. Sy g Progressing Nicely. s of Beaumont, Texas, eoughan, of Jennings, . -:,"ePr firm of Jones & Keogh drillers, were in Welsh ve out to the Welsh were well pleased with ade by the drillers at ood farm. Work was d the latter portion toi'account of a strata of that was successfully passed .,uow thought no more trouble enucountered. pth at which the former well thas been passed and oil has abeen brought to the surface oroughly convinces the dril the well will be brought in a N i:' thing definite can be learn g the present depth of the ,: the six-inch casing was 'w Tuesday it is presumed 'illers expect to conmplete ksoon, Bi Rooms for Rent. 1emice rooms for rent on esscorner, both up stairs .Lower room has big plate drs and will make an ele 'or store. For particulars he JOURNAL office. d passenger train No. 7, B here at 3:45 a. m., was Roanoke this nmorning a siding for the east r. Eight coaches were one was injured. The sed by the turning of a was delayed several -V S LOCAL AND. PERSONAL. Mr. and Mrs. J. Bowers went to Je Lowry yesterday to visit relatives. The Welsh Furniture Company is K putting in a new elevator this week. WE. S. J. Johnson and F. E. Bliss, of wI Jennings, were here Wednesday at tending to business. S: a., as Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Bowers went to Mermentau Wednesday to visit their al. daughter, Mrs. Thos. Kelly. sh Rice Cradles and Reap crE Lana Hooks at L. L. Morse & Tu side Sons, Welsh, La. one E. S. Wood left Monday to spend thi s of a week transacting business in Hous- fo that ton and El Campo, Texas, after which the he will move his family from McGreg- la` in a or to Welsh to spend ihe remainder the in of the summer. I uct, rrel The Ladies' Aid Society of the hei Methodist church gave an ice cream S La festival in the hall over Martin Bros. mo yell store Tuesday night that was largely J ,as- attended. Ice cream and refreshments cre ica- were served until nearly midnight and bus f a a handsome sum realized. fell bed Ted Hadley, of Norton, Kas., arri- 1i ex- ved here last week on a protracted vin on visit to relatives and friends. A fam- old vill ily picnic was given in his honor last a ci Thursday by Mr. and Mrs. N. C. F at Davis in the piney woods near Vinton. thei 'er, An enjoyable time was spent. Fra ['be In a letter to friends here Mrs. W. will ity T. Hutcheson who, with Mr. Hutche- for els son, is spending a month visiting rel- C1 atives along the Shenandoah Valley Lak nd in Virginia, states that they are hav- ' schc 9, ing a delightful time and says that pani is- country is being blessed with good the i rains. of W. D. Griffiths has bought from Dr. Mi of J. H. Cooper a lot in the southeast spen d. portion of town and is this week mov- city. ns ing onto it the building from the lot ri. north of the Welsh National Bank, Fr ee recently purchased by C. C. Spalding on tl u. and subsequently traded by him to M. for 1 Ut B. Van Ness. last 'n left a )n S. R. Gerson, of Crowley, and J. ble a o S. Gerson, of New Orleans, were in ly di 1- this city Tuesday. They will in all paid 11 probability put in a branch clothing $300, store here, the building under the Sig- nings nal hotel having been rented for that ing h purpose. J. S. Gerson will have plemi charge of the business at this place. wehre H. A. Davidson, M. L. Prentice, be so C. E. Carr, B. and R, Patterson, amro Myrt Morrell, W. Jacobs, S. Scrog- - gins and B. T. Parsons went to Jen nings Tuesday afternoon to witness Amen d the prize fight that was scheduled to Be come off between Ed Quinn, the mid- Boar, dleweight chempion of St. Louis, and WTl W. Jacobs, and all round athlete of amen( this city. At the instance of Quinn's sectio friends the bout was postponed until string next Wednsdav afternoon. A number E. 3 of local enthusiasts will be at the H. 1 ringside on that day, but it is since Jno° learned that the fight has been de- App clared off. Attest LAE B ARTHUR. L. Fox and wife were visitors at to Jennings Thursday, L. D. Doherty, the horse dealer from is Kansas, was here on business. J. G. Laurents is the champion f when it comes to telling a shark story. ,t- H. Pomeroy of Lowry was here Saturday, on his way from Jennings. o Fishhng is fine just now. Occasion ir ally we hear of someone spearing a shark. Nick Arend and his tree deadening crew arrived home from IRiverside C Tuesday evening. The new saw mill starts up again d this morning, after being shut down for several weeks. h A. W. Cheney and family left here last Monday for an extended trip in r the Northern states. L. Fox and family expect to leave here Thursday for Colorado Sl)rings, where they will spend a month or six weeks. J. J. Johnson left Tuesday for Sa cred Heart, Miun., where he goes on I business connected with property he fell heir to a short time ago. Rev. A. W. Turner and his son, Mar vin, left here Friday for Mr. Turner's old home near Baton Rouge, to attend a camp meeting at that place. Frank and Clyde Rupert will finish their logging contract this week. Frank says he don't know what he will do next, but has enough logging for the present. Captain C. C. Nelson sailed for Lake Charles Wednesday on the schooner D. Hebert. He was accom panied by Alvin Sweeny, who went for the pleasure of the trip. Miss Pearl Davis, of Jennings, is spending the week visiting Misses Laura and Leana Anderson in this city. Fred Bullis, who had been working on the Clark farm, southwest of town, for time past, disposed of his crop last week for $100; drove to Jennings, left a horse and buggy in a livery sta ble at that place and then mysterious ly disappeared. Bullir left a few un paid bills here amounting to about $300, and it is said that some Jen nings' business men are also bewail ing his departure. The Calcasieu Im plement Co. was caught for $100, but the buggy aud harness left at Jennings were recovered and the loss will not be so great. Prentice & Powers, Knott Bros & Co, and Paul W. Daniels are among the other loosers. ORDINANCE NO. 85. Amendment to Sec. 2, Ordinance No. 85: Be it ordained by the Mayor and Board of Trustees of the Town of Welsh, La., That Sec. 2 of Ordinance No. 84 be amended by striking out all of said section after "securely nailed to each stringer." Passed the Council August 5, 1902. E. M. Powers, aye. H. A. Davidson, aye. Jno. H. Cooper, aye. Approved August 5, 1902. LEE E. ROBINSON, Mayor. Attest: SAM'L BLACHFORD, Sec. 'In Our New Quarters 1 We have moved into our new brick building on South street and are now ready for business. We have a fine line of Dry Goods, Clothing, Hats, Shoes, Etc., and at prices that cannot be undersold. We are making special prices on all our Summer goods. They must go in order to make room for our fall stock. This is your opporlunity of securing high class goods at bargain day prices. Big cut on all Tin and Graniteware. Como in and examine our goods, whethor you wish to buy or not, as it is a pleasure to show you throngh our stock. THE RACKET, Welsh, Louisiana. i BUGGIESI BUGGIES I BUGGIES II I a e We have buggies in every variety from the cheapest to the best, at prices to co rm with these dull times. Look over our immense stock and see what we have to offer ou. CALCASIEU IMPLEMENT CO., Limitd. g When visiting Lake Charles go to ... Carlson & Company Don't forget to bring that Broken Watch or anything in Je ry that s needs repairing. We can do it the same day you leave it if you wish. NOTE: Store will close at 7 p. m. excepting Saturday after March 1st. LIYERY STABLE Pitre Bros. WVelsh, _La. 0@ Keep good Teams and Vehicles and solicit the patronage of the public. - BILLON BROS., Druggists, Welsh, - Louisiana. I Ad Ii - W. Jacobs' Studio To tget my photo taken. He makes You a tine picture at a r'easonable price. A l s o enlargements i n Crayon, Sepia and Pastel. See His New Picture Frames for En largements. I ILumber, 9 Lath, Shingles Sash, Doors, Blinds, is terns and Tanks of allinds 6 Estimates Cheerfully Furnis d. 6 Call and see us opposite Cooper's Drug re. f LABIT LUMBER -. i WELSH, LOUISIANA. +N ÷f ÷ýý÷÷ý . ÷**÷+.. + +.... . ...... N -- - KEEP COOL...n i CLWe still have for sale. at reas.onable pri.i nice line of SIEAONABLE GOODS such as * R~efrigerators, Ice Cream Free rs, Water Coolers, Hammock Lawn Mowers, Screen Doors and Wire pth, Blue Flame and Gasoline Stoves. ' * ** Yes, we have the best self-generating asoline stovre th rket. Don't buy before you see it work. e are he~adquarters for bicle sundhie. Repairinor done at reasonable h;'ures., L. L. VORSE & SONS, The Right Place. Wels a.+ Calkins, Spalding & q. A General Banking Businej Ich" t b lbht tand sold. ( El( t( lo'tn ll Lip el se -. I nte rst )aid ti'moe sitsI. C 'ollrct., a 1 l 1' ) e lj)t Ition Cahasie Nat'l Bank, of hake ('harle a. F urth Nat'l ank of New a'ilierni tl Bank, of ew Orleanaus a 'lo tata Bank, Al6o Ugona t 1 a I lia, "'Ogua ntalt Bank, AlJoni, LEON CIHAVANNE, Fire, Accident and Tornado Insu ce. No. 727 Ryan Street. Long Distance Phone No. 597.