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. elt Journal.
M' Published .Every Friday by
Walker & Company.
,ON5E DOLLAR A YEAR IN ADVANCE.
Entered at the postoffico at Welsh, La., as
:leoond class matter.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBE, 21, 1902.
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C. E. Smith, of Port Arthur, is here hil .
this week looking after his oil land
The annual gross cost of a complete ,ain
rural free delivery service throughout
the United States will cost $24,l000,000 A.
Now is the time that every citizen of c ou
Welsh should not let an opportunity bak
pass to put in a good word for the fter
town. Welsh with every citizen pul
ling for her best interests, is destined look
to be a prosperous city.
E. S. Wood went to Houston Wed- I1
aesday night to secure machinery and AusI
perfect arrangements for the drilling teru
of a new well on his ground about Ins0
2200 feet from the present gusher. He ness
will begin drilling as soon, as a rig d 1i
can be brought here.
Mrs. George Vanderbilt has issued
orders that all her male servants must
lift their hats when they enter the TI
presence of her one-year-old child. hly
Let us hope the youngster appreciates tain
the exalted nature of its position suf- or
ficiently to refrain from squalling $1,0
before the menials. Nor
J. M. Lee, Jr., of the Southern Pa- the
cific, was here yesterday and perfected and
arrangements for the sinking of a well aga
:on that company's holdings in the
Welsh oil field. Arrangements have A
4 also been made for the building of Citi
side tracks and loading racks on the the
railroad opposite the oil wells, from day
'. which the oil will be piped to the cars. inn,
M. R. Ross, of Port Arthur, and a Job
party of Holland capitalists were here two
Tuesday on business connected with Kil
the oil field. These gentlemen own all der
of section 22 of the Woods tract and inji
' stated that they would arrange to nov
:.sink a well as soon as practicable. .
J. de Goeyen, Jr., a member of the
party, stated definitely that he would ne
erect a large oil refinery here as soon sa
as a suitable location could be pro- in t
In the late election Calcasieu cast an
"Blinost twice as large a vote as any the
-parish in the state outside of New wh,
SOrleans, and West Carrol the smal- the
-lest, 24. Grant parish had the smal- net
:est vote in the Seventh district-124 wil
::for Pujo to 9 for Dupre--and all the Tit
,mills closed down, too. With the
possible exception of Judge Davey in the
. 'New Orleans, Mr. Pujo will have the bho
largest majority of any Congressman pa
from Louisiana. he
Some over-zealous correspondent m.
from Jennings telegraphed to a Gal- a.
Aeston paper Monday that "It was W
understood the well on the Wood's pa
farm, five miles from Jennings, was fo
" gushing." This was doubtless the hi
:same enterprising reporter, who when to
.'Suthern No. 3 came in, telegraphed of
to the St. Louis Globe-Democrat that ii
..the well was spouting 70,000 barrels til
an hour and the streets of Jennings ti
were running with oil.
M. A. Quina, a contracting steve
dore of Pensacola, Florida, and a
prominent business man and capitalist
-"pf Mobile, Ala., were here the latter
p,.,art of the week. These gentlemen
;':are members of the oil company or
-. ganized at Mobile for the pulrpose of
prospecting in Jennings. The comn
pany recently purchased two acres of
Hutcheson and Secroggins for which
they paid $10,000, and after sinking a
: well in the Jennings field will develop
t'. their holdings here.
Official notice has been received by
Postmaster Stuart I:. Tlihompson, of
Lake Charles, that on December 1, a
system of free delivery of mails wil'
be inaugurated. Six carriers who
-.have already passed the civil service
Suirements, have been appoinited.
The mail boxes have arrived and are
- now being placed at street come's.
and all other equipments, inctluding
uniforms for the men, will ar'i\ve thisi
week. Lake Charles people are very
iuch elated over thleir sinc-ss in s,
uring free delive.ry, as ti.hee have'
worked assiduously for sone t inme.
Every emlloyer of 1lahom througihout
e state is auth(,izid to withld t1he
mo'unt of the poll tax for thie lu're-it
ear out of the wages if his etmilloye.
d he is made ireslilh f'hor thii~
due by the itn i I miiloii. .\1
the old sti inig nt , ql!,i rVenteeit s
inst the sheril'f'> a n1 ii ssi 'so) ar
ed, and t1- f(oIl Iar hi ld
le for all polls nIIt c.lllcii d i ,, ft r
not given in v'.,it . Th- . :.'
effect as soon 1 a) t cl-, ol, - e
Sentirely ov1r'l..kel. hi
assessors herocnw 0< 1 t ti: c i
tail to cotmlhll w itti U tie: --tu nt
LOCAL AN D PERStONAL.
The gun'ulbo supper given in Martin's U II
hall last. night by the Ladies Altarl('(a
Soeiety of the ('atholic clrch, iiwas d
ywell platronized, over $100 having ( '
.I ,en realized. After supper was sir- f:as
ved the youtn gs folks remained until a Ti
l a:e ho(ur trilpping the light fantastic. Ili
J. It. Ih:odes, of Little Falls, Minn..
wh biad been heret the past week tihe -
(nest if .1. It. Smith and looking altet'r no
his 'l'tlltinin! intelrests south of town.
t lef S:ituttday for Siloamn Sp'ilngs. ,f
Atrl,., whert'e ie was joined by his faiun- i
ily and will perhaIps spend the ret' -
to tuindet of the winter. .
00 A. . 'uParent, of Lake('harles, uponil
It;larning. (of the oil gusher here. eotldlI
tno! wait for the moorning tr'ain anil
o .consl.1ulqntly tIade the trilp on ho.rse
the l(;, itrriving at the field shortly
l' at. f tr dayl-eak. Mr. Pat'rent possess'es
c ionsidelirablle holdings here and a
Slooking after his interests.
d- lew ('hamters and Mrs. C. A.
nd Austin went to Jennings Tuesday af
ternoon in response to a telelhone a
ut message announing the sudden ill
He ne'ss of Mrs. Chambers. They retirn
Pigd thlt t night accompanied by Mrs.
h'lamilers whose indisposition was
oill y temporary.
the The pnblic is hereby notified not to C
Id. buy, exchange or trade for two cir- t
tes tain notes given by be to P.. B. Knott
uf- or John E. Knott, or to both, for
ing $1,000 each, said notes falling due j
November 1st, 19103, for the reason that e
they are given without consideration,
ted and I have legal and valid offsets
ell aainst the same.
the CLEOPHAS BENOIT.
ave A shooting affray occurred on the
of Citizen's bank corner in the heart of
the the business portion of Jennings, Sun- t
'om day, in which the lives of a number of
Is. innocenl bystanders were imperiled.
d a John Watt and Charles Kilpatrick,
ere two well drillers, were the participants.
vith Kilpatrick and several of the bystan
all ders were shot, but none seriously
and injured. Watt was arrested and is
to now in jail.
ble. '. Stafford, of Lowry, was here
the Monday making preparations for
uld next years planting. Mr. Stafford
oon says that several of the large planters
fro- in that section are now busy breaking
up their ground preparatory to getting
2ast an early start next year. Although
any there was a great many of the farmers
yew who lost money on this year's crop
nal- they are all eager to try it again
nal- next year. A great many deep wells
-124 will lte put in this winter.--Jennings
the A new time card went into effect on
y in the Southern Pacific Saturday. East
y the bound plassenger No. (i which formerly
man passed here at 9:550 a. m., now passes
here at 11:34 a. mn., No. 10 at 11:55 a.
dent min. instead of 12:01 p. In.: No. 8 at 1:27
Gal- a. itm. instead of 1:35 as formerly.
was Wrestbound No. 5 is now scheduled to
rod's pass here at 3:28 p. m., 3:23 being its
was fo'.,eri time: No. 9) at 6I:t)09 i. In., an
the hour andl ive minutes later than here
when tol'fi: : No. 7 at 4:07 a. in. insteatd of
|phid of ::40. Ntos. )t and 10 have been des
that iga:ittdl the Sunset Limited, No. 7
,rrels tihe !; ti tic Coast Express anld No. S
nin'gs the 'r-cent City Express.
Wlh ia-he next ten days offers , pecial bargains in
the following lines:
JJ'W ao 2(10l" l.7.
J :;.0 " `,.
We Nliill sav\e you 1 Tr)ll
25 to 50 per cad1.
on tlhese giood.
" Boy's Sc1ool
and L)rc" s.its
t.. ;ntFo 5
c I I
I- ll ý .,
-ff Hood' nods.
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At the Congregational Church.
On TI ni.-tiay morV Itinug, November te
27. at 1:0,) o,'ctlock there will be a,
LUnion Thanksgiving service in the
I'c ngrl.: ationaL l church. All are cor
dilllI invit>"d to atteLnd this sevvic'e.
o('ut* Ir. 'i."a'ed> to participate inll old
tisiionited ( 'ngilIegatinai singing.
That u.,an bI'ing your "'(h.mpel
I vlInn.l" and1 sing with a will.
i'I ji' .1ji'ItN.\1I.'4 teliphonille ullllllltb r is
50. 'Vin you know of an item of
inews pleate riting it 1s tp.
rtIil. S. N . . Milleri wife of the editor
of load .l ofnings Ito, died latcks
Mlondatt night, death r,/t ulti"g from "n
ijustn inaes. Paul. oDanle ls cn
ditied linral t tviches at the of venue
SatiLskil e.nu tlhi ttednesday f nl'ning,t
I- StLl, which the inteinlt took thlace
inll the city ef nlte'y. (tui' sy atlthy
go-ll t l tol AloslI. Mill er in this hiso
datlst hour.iil at t a
Car load of Rice Sacks
just in. Paul W. Daniels.
SFtriday morninig District 5 ttorne
Joseph M\oore, of Lake Charles, tiled "
is atllswet r to. the chttangi of enue a
asked te attorhin fineys for A. t . fot
sou, chirg'd with the mnurder of the "
Earl family west of town. The hear- o
ne Tof tkshe chnge f vene case i setad
or December I11, and witnesses fromn
all over the parish will be summnoned.
S tttson is displeased at not having
Scour't action Fl'iday orninht, as onl- a
Ste llated, e beewas anxioussed. for -
tt speof led tria ear window l.
of Those wishing te ine Turkeys for
ed. Thanksivin the cn get them by ad
at dressing .T. H. BOWERiS, Hloanoke.
k, is store was again broken into by
lur tiolas Satuheseday night, ut only au s
5 few aritinles have been missed. un-til
he trance waofs them ll be ted by bhomeeaking full pan
of of ues in a rear window suffbe icientlyd
n- to admit of a man's hand. A stick
of used or bracing the window was the leisue
d. removed, the screen cut and thus ad
tk, mittance was gained to the ware
house. No difficulty was experienced
in gctting into the store from the ware
1y house. These midnight marauders
iwill continue their lawlessness until
some of them will be carried home full
of buckshot, or else will be compelled
re to spend a portion of their leisure
of t'me languishing behind the bars, and
rd the sooner the better.
Notice of Dissolution.
ng At 11 recent meeting of the Louisiana
gh Land (ompany, Limited, a resolution
ors was passed to dissolve, dissolution to
0op take efftect on or before Dlecember 1.(
ls Last Friday night was Mrs. C. XV.
In' le's birthday and the Ladies Aid
Society with some ot their friends
o-n gave h,'r ai surprise. They assembled
tst- at the ihouse about eight o'clock and
ly aftler slending a pleasant evening in
se cIii"onvel'satiotl oysters were served.
a. aIts Ingle knew nothing of the party
1:2_ until the crowd of friends entered the
ely. house. The following were Ipresent:
1 to Mr. and Mrs. E. Bower, Mrs. Lee,
its Miss Elnima Lee. Miss Carrie Bower,
San Mr. and Mtrs. J. WV. Bower, Mr'. anti
et- ; i*c. S-uydalnm. lMrs. RIoone, Mrs. Mie
dn of (ls'. .10s. IRienfro, Mi'. and hMrs. O). )D.
dies- Patiierson, Mirs. N. C. Davis, IMr. and
. 7 "0i .. C. . lKipllingr, Austin lKiplin
o. S git., Mlrs. Blarge and lRv. WV. E.
I1 . orison.
ATTRACTIVE AND STYLISH
p- In our dry goods store will be found the cream of the mar
S ket in stylish and attractive winter clothing for any andof Men's
o. members of the household. We have the nobbiest line of Men's
S and Boys' Ready-to-Wear Suits ever brought to Welsh, and we r
we can please you in quality, workmanship and price.O
clothing are perfectly designed and made to wear. In our gents'
.- furnishing goods department you will find just what you are
r looking for. Some of the latest creations in Shoes, Hats, Shirts,
OP and Neckwear.
For the Ladies.
g ke- in mrking our winter purchases special attention was -
2- o given the ladies, and we have a very pretty line of Cloaks,
a a which you well do well to inspect before- making your purchase.
e- We can suit you in either style, quality and price.
BELL & COMPANY,
S P nWELSH, LOUISIANA. -.
1V C- P
You can find alminost anything in
the Stationery line at the
Blank Books, such as Ledgers,
Journals, Day Books, etc.; tab
lets and pencils, pens, paper,
etc. Call and see us.
C. iE. -V OO Fr N,
(Formerly of North Louislana.)
Attorney at Law,
Will pratice in the Cmrts at Lake Charles.
Long distance phone to Welsh.
R.1R. Arcollealx, *IHri
Physician and Surgeon,
PacUific I ailit'taI.
(lfic ovtev \\' C! W Natil. I::ail.. fliom at 1; 1' I.
Ilit. \ N 01 11 i; :II I II) iLI l I I iý\ :Intl
i nI II Ii 1 1 I (-' . : 11 vill
a u l . :Il Mill I ItIU 1I -Hil Bril
NI i :''
illl4 lt cn
Sash, Doors, Blinds, Cis=
4 terns and Tanks of all kinds 9
SEstimates Cheerfully Furnished.
Call and see us opposite Cooper's Drugstore.
I LABIT LUMBER CO.,
Guttering, Stove Pipe,
W_ I-_ LOY,
Tinsmith, Sheet Iron and Metal Worker.
W e a ' II t'tturl a ll tur own os\ou\l it (f tohe ht .t Iad t(rial
an( will luarLantee :;atisfaction. We haVe home Imadt, stove
8 il' ; at 15 coents per' joint.
8 (juttering. Tin Roofing.
IY orall's La. & Toxas B. R.
I- SUsET 0) anJd S_ S, Co_
Laousiana Wesiern R. R.
11W ORLEANS, MEXICO AND CALIFORNIA
Neew Orleans, Haristm, Galveston and San Antonio
Sun ( t(?n'l1) il
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