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VOLUIME ýI. WELSH, CALCASIEU PARISH, LOSIAN, C __ . ... . ... .... _ .... - ---r.- - ........... __ I . .. . . . . .. .L',!, .,Q . €A Aa , /q SIGNL LOTHIN STBE R Hlas just received a Large consignment of SPRING AND SUMFiER HATS. Also l " ine Line of Ladies' Shirt Waist (;otds and F111e i11t11ns. Come in nnd Hear the Gramophone Play Signal Clothing Store. J. S. GERSON, Prop. LEDGERS JOURNALS CASH BOOKS DAY BOOKS In fact, a Full and Complete Line of BLANK BOOKS. Let us Quote you Prices. RIC BEJT J0'AmZ-a-L OWMMMýr000000 r000u00 ooo,otfgv vvv v v e R, PHONE NO.7. S T es Livery, Feed aid Sale Stables8 " aving p urchased from J. L. Byerly and Son, the Livery Barn0 formerly conducted by myself, 1 am now prepared to serve the ttravelingi " public with Rigs of All Kinds, With or Without Drivers. We solicit Boarders by the weekormonth. Trancient Feeders a Specialty. C our teous treatment guarantee to all Give ie a call. COI.EAS- DABUTEL oooooo00:0OOOOO0\ iWelsh Machine Shops,S 8Iti. B. VAN NESS, Proprietor. i o 1SMOKESTACKS & BREECHINGS o Any Size or Guage, and ALL KINDS OF Oil and Irrigating Strainers, MADE ON SHORT NOTICE ALL KINDS OF . PIPE AND FITTINGS j POnly two doors from Postoffie . I ~OH~·O~·~·O~·0········ ý))ý)ýýý?)>))ý ,1 -""" th WANTED 500 WOMEN ; l S -to call at-- 01o EMARTIN BROS. STORE : 6 , ý.--to see their- . Elmmmense New Stock OF:: t1 "yoods auLai War Consisting of Fine Quality Bolt Goods of w every description. Calicos, Ginghams, Lawns, -Sheeting, Panama Cloth, Silks, and in fact, heverything in that line. Also a Fine Line of Lad ies' Skirts in the Latest Modes. ._ S" Every Gentleman who accompanies a - Lady to Our Store will have a chance to buy one of those Fine King Edward Shirts. We also have a Fine Line of Mattings. .. hAERTII BROS- an.d- CO., - VT'eleb, La Don't Complain. If your chest pains and you are 4 'unable to sleep becaus3 of a cough, I Buy a bottle of Ballard's Horehound 1 Syrup, and you won't have any cough. Get a bottle now and that cough will not last long. A cure for all pulmon ary 'diseases. Mrs. J.-. Galveston, Texs writes: "I can't say enough for Ballard's Horehound Syrup. The Selief it has given me is all thet is Secessary for me to say. Sold by DBillon Bros. STRAYED--From my place 2* miles i east of Welsh, on the 2nd of February, one light bay filley 2 years old, left hind foot white, heavy mane and foretop. Suitable reward will be paid for her return, or information leading to her recovery. Mrs. S. W. Marler. Welsh, La. One car load Best Flour in the country; U. S. Pat ent. Paul W. Daniels. THE CITY IS Mtl I OUT OF DEBT MAYOR AUTHORIZED TO DRAW ORDERS ON upr TREASURER FOR THE PAYMENT OF ALLID NS OUTSTANDING INDEBTEDNESS Giv |r| CITY IS PRGSPEROUS CRIPPLE Not on1ly Kept Up ('urrent Expenses, DUST IlBut Has Built a Number of Bridges, AD Graded Miles of Streets and Built and Furnished One of the Best crlhool Houses in the State During New the Past Three Years. iana's United iten Illi At the council meetitng 'Tuesday the (,. night the may1r was authorized to were v draw warrants on the treasurer for the involv pa iyment of all outstatnding indebted- anua ness This will leave the city abs- 'Thlr lutely free from all debts with a neat were ih sum in the bank to its credit. St. lie This has been done in the face of This considerable adverse circumstances. since . We are so s~ituated that it is necessary and L, to bridge every street leading into the ahuos city, this making a large expense. conlit Three years ago the city 1)aid out about t'r pa four thousand dollars for an addition involt to the city school building. In a few wealti mionths the build in, was entirely de- 'h l stroyed by tire. Our present beautiful Case T building was then built and furnished won t at a cost of about eleven thousand will n dollars. This building was erected will without any aid whatever from the blow parish or state and is one of the most tssl) Scommodious buildings in the state. ostsill 0 Not only this, but tuition is given rant gratis to all pupils who desire to en- in the roll in the city schools. This itemt h 10 alone am olluts. to several hundred dol 0 lars annually. The city has also! Aft 0 built a new steel celled jail within the little ® past year. Hiut! We have better streets, better brid- colu Ses. a better school house and a better able city jail than is usually found in cities twas J of twice our poplation, and all paid '1Tues * for almost as soon as built. Now we grew * want the city water works, in order to abot furnish that (degree of protection which drea 0 every city must have before it can feel engi r secure in its prosperity. Let every- Or 0 body out their shoulder to the wheel of E: : and work for fire protection. It will be was 0 the cheapest and best insurance you six I 0 can get. Let our watchword be "city She Water Works." Bo' * * shop 6 One Farmer Puts Out Thirty Acres TI * Of Cane. the S P. J. Unkle was in town Tuesday par, and reports farm work to be progres- whi, sing nicely. He has a force of men Ilonl , on his plantation planting cane this p. r week. He ex::ects to ptut out about ive thirty acres of cane, and later to put seer up press and Ipaus for making syrup. T Mr. unkle says he can make as much the Sor more ofT of an; acre of cane than of geti rice, and ctan handle it at a time when An' he ciulid not he putting in rice. Whe meIne Sit shall have been demonstrated that act this country will s~iccessfully produce pat Scane, or in fact any other crop, tlhe \ral Sfarm ltands will bhe wrtLh mnore aad tril will lind a more ;tiady sale. Let ev- T. ery farmer l\\ho can, experiment along wit the lines of diver.iltication, of crops int Sand aglricultural'; induties. There is cane, ciittor, stl'hnii, caTer corn, th, broom) corn antd variic)us other crops bU Sthat are raised to a profit in other thi parts of our. country. Why not here? ea . Welsh to Have A New lrng - tore. T Philip Covedale is remodeling and lb Stitting upl the old lillon Drug store building on 1tailroad avenue and wvill i Sput in a iomtplete new stock of drugs Sin the near future. Mr. F. A Cools, brother to F. CiOols, of this place, will be the new druggist. lie was em Sployed by Pat ker-Ulake Wholesale SDrug Company, of New Or!eans, for several years, and is a thoroughly Squalified phar:ntmacist. Mr. Cools Swill move his family here in a few weeks and occupy one of Mr. Lewis' houses on the north side. Mr. Cover Sdale is also titting up t.e upper part of the building, which will contaiot four office rooms, three of these will Smil be occupied by Dr. R. HI. Arceneaux/ bruary, and the other as an omce room by Id, left Mr. Coverdale himself. The firm ex ne and pects to be ready to open up for busi bepaid ness about April Ist, as their goods leading are ordered and some of them already e. shipped. , La. Fountain Pens of all Flou grades and Fountain Pen Pa t Ink for sale at the Journ els. al Office ME&NS MILLIONS U TO LOUISN11 Supreme Court Decision i Gives This State .on trol of Oyster Beds ri CRIPPLES THE MISSISSIPPI OYSTER IN ' DUSTRY AND IS GOOD FOR $40).000 ADDITIONAL STATE REVENUE. t g New O)rleans, La. March 6, Loui; iana's oyster boundary victory in the United States suprelme court monaus a i ten million dollars to this state, for t the oyster beds were of the richest and to were valued at that amount, and also e invol\'es an ijcotle of about $400,000 annually to t this tate iroin revenues. Theel hundred square miles of land at were in dispute, coveringl the entire St. iernnard penLinsula, f his litigation has been inthecurts s. since .1anuary lI '. 1901. 1Mississiplpi 1n and Louisiana fouught it out for year.,,1 he almost precipitating the state into oe. conlict, causing clashes between oys ut ter patrol boats of the rival states and on ~E on involving the neighhering coninfmn ew wealths at frequent intervals. Lle- The Louisiana lawyers fought the fed case on the understanding that if they - wd won they were to get $30,000 which they fedI will no1w receive. Ha te Yesterday 's decision will be a severe ths blow to the oyster industry of Miss stssiplpt. Pending the controversy the ('our te. oster reefs were known as neutral the H en ,rounllld atld both st;ttes allowed to lish ,\lemb en- in them. I)aily American. (pres .ol- I) eath of Ora Anna Bower. t I Ilsu After tn illlnes, of only four days, I l1i n the little O()ra ower passed away. On and al Sunday morning, February 25th, she up •nu idg- comilnlained of headache and was un Att&-r able to attend Sunday school. She Josepl itles was better again on Monday, but on Jamey Taid 'Tuesdav became very ill and rapidly WI1Yd we grew worse, and on Thursday night, lorst r to about ten o'clock succombed to the Scot hich dread disease of cerebro spinal men- 1l0 feel engitis. nance tery- Ora Anna Bower was the daughter dered Ohlel (f Elmer and Elizabeth Bower. She ill be i was 1)orn August 4, 189i--nine years, F'ert you six months and twenty-seven days old. of I21 'city She was the twin sister of Ola Alice of $21 Bower, and to this little sister the mcte shock came with terrific force. lti cres! The funeral services' were held at Re. ithe Methodist church. of which the one ( sday, parents are both members, and to the ti gres- which Sunday school little Ora be- and( men longed. On Friday, March 2, at 2:001 of W this p. in. the pastor, 11ev, , E. R. Houck, lows, bout lre1acled a bri.f, im)ressive funeral us 0 put serPOii. eve rul. The scholars (of the publlic school of tary much the room to which Ora belonged, to- ()1On an of gether with their teacher, Miss Lenore lied when Anderson. attended in a body. The M. mhe Inembers of her Sunday School c(lass appi( thatcted as flower girls, f(ollowing the ves: oduce pastor just ahead of the casket as it shal I, the vas borne into the church. The floral thor and tributes were numerous anld heautiful, thei i ev. The church was tastefully decorlatd be h along with house Iplants. The remains were ( crops interred in the cemetry east of town. Jont eie is The large audience in attendance at M corn, the service followed the hearse to the cr 01s burial ground. At the crave--where other the pastor read the worlds '"e:rthl to herc? earth" etc., the little floHwer girls eah ¶\ dropped a white flower into the grave. and tore The entire services were unexpress- ur1-I ibhlv sad and imlpressive. The be- his e antl reaved parents, i t:' Dln, the grand- bhl towle parents and all the relatives ha've thell s (l-ts svmlpathv of their many friends th Cools, Illee Experilenlt Nttion to be hit place, Estabiish, d. O)n Va s em- .I. N. Slatterly, (f the National I)e ,,(, oleal e plartment of Agriculture, was inl town els us, foi londay looking after the establish- It ,ughly ,ment of an experiment st·tion here. an Cocools It is expected that this 4ttlion will-be ,~a Sa few established otn Mir. WXsson's farm Lwi' etIjust north of town. It will be the aim ,n Cover- of this station toltest'the various kinds m Ier -parlt of rice which may be obtained; to de- ,,, contain termine as far as possihle the value ese will o(f the various fertilizers in us, and ,I -ne neaux in fact to study rice culture in Its va- (ji oom by rious phases, so as to be able to give B irm ex- tothe rice growers such information for busi- as may prove of real benefit to them. r goods already One car load Best Flour in the country; U. S. Pat >f all ent. Paul W. Daniels. o n Pen Old Paperstwetltycen ts 1 bourn- per hundred at theJourn- ' al office. IPublic Take Notice For the be.fit of those wIo have not vet seen the Emerson Steam Pu';~p at work on an Ir- = rigatinig well, we will start one e working SATURDAY, MARCH 10, at 2:oo p. m., on the Wesson place near town. Everybody that is interest ed in the irrigation of rice should 1 come out and see this pump work. SArmstrong Machine & Well Works Co I!$ n . • | m | - ('ounlii i'roceetdiInus, +f+** Hall of Council 'ltamiier, \Velsh. La.. M.areh t, 190I. Ctouncil called in regular sesi4on byh the H1 t. .a1 ''. 1, John II. ('4. -'"r. .e1lmbers of tle Board of ''ru.! (es present: -'hilip Miller. I: H. tl, lig. E . (' WilJard. A. T. .T ueS. Ahgnut. I I niiute; of prv''ious iweting read f t' f t iter and a )proxvd. 'latter (of hills ak ', n t up and disposed of: J. M. . tI ll ................ .... 4".27. Joseph Ladd ................... ' 0k). James Ketcht ...... ... .... l'11 o()l \W eld. I'rint g Co........... 10." oint Morse Hardware C'o ............. ' Feb' . 1. e Scot t'ro er.................... 7. .t Co. es Moved that all bills 0 K'd by Fi- point nance Committee, be allowed and or- For r dered iaid. adldre A relport from the Treasurer ttup to February 17, 1tlnH showing a balance of $218.08, with all outstanding iuldelt- We Sedness paid, was received. and upon of the Smotion was adotll, ed and ordereld filed. sted r t Resolved that the Mayor appoint' s.ctio e one Councilman. one member each, of Millie t the three Protestant Church societties .. and one member each from the o(r:der C Iof Wooduen. Masons. and ()dd i"el-' k, lows', appoiiot:ents fromn the v i-Spr altous societi.:s to be made after theirt Dar several recomendations, as a. Cenme of tary Comunittee. l o- On mintion duly seconded and car- NAL' re tied the resolution was adopted. -* he Moved and carried that the 1Mar 'i " X appoint a spl)ecial committee' to) - Sa he vest igate the charges agrainst the lMar itshal and Deputy Marsh'tl, witi au al thority to summun witnesses, repol'rt Il. their lindinig at ia slpetial meeting, to) ted I be held Ma1rch 14, 1906I. .re (Committee-\ill er, Boling and * Jn)es. ;t at Moltion to) adjourn, carried. the - - , ,h man once marked a dollar bill vei. and slpent it with hIis b;aker. It r' ss- turned to him. He then spent it aiath .w be- his bhtcher, and again the (dll4nr eaine I . ,nd- back. The satm e thin' (. occurreI'Pd xwhen pog the several timeits after, he hadi exchalng4 the dollar for its equivalent in dry $ go' 44.. (r'roceriPs, and in payment fur * e hi; su1,Scriiti 1t o, his newspapL r. One d :y :'" sentt it i pavmient for S I)e g((,ds wh:ch he had ordered fromi wn e(l'(ewh(ere. and he never saw it again. ish- It had so(ught a new tieid of activity " ere. and circulation, and the communityj Io l-be 'vas one dollar the poorer. farm The same applies to e: ch and every aim onme of the dollars splent i \our (com- I iuds munity or sent awa'l from Iiour huome " h- ,.Itown. Many -.end t'ihi:' ,d llars away'. lue owe,'arily. low mani otider else and VI, l'ri without lij'st investigating the - i Va- ,tl.ii!t. ;,pplllY and prices of home 4 give t,,(lds and home labor? The home es- i attlon t llishmnient thrives according as it is I em. patronized. What would result if Our ev(ery(,ne sent away for goods'! t' atronize Ihome people in prefer 4t 4 .,:e t( others, at least when all else 4 S, i.,( iql1 I f you have hwal priile or hi 4'- . .",iime,. endeavor in all 4 n l ts i, 4- , !itke your town atd' Four 4 ti"".4 cnonti nity Ipri4))erous by ki-eping the ;,gr4'ta e money at home as much a't i. ... ,.' . ',I .--B, P, "''inres. Buff PLYMOUTH ROCK i SEGGS ('an !.are :: !ew" Setting, of E ,s * - atter March l!t, Price 75,, fr I. e:.1 Mrs. C. M. Field. t.4+9+ .***************** ('olonist licik tts t i all launinoli points in C(alifornia. on sal" daily, Feb. l.)th to April 7, l!M. t. r 30. Coles. (alifornia is mnot Northern point to which this rate applie-. For further information call on or address. J. F. Tubxi A ,gent. We have left a few hundred sacks of the very hbest Honduras and Japan ited icee that can he obtained in this s-ction of the country. Jennings Iice Mlilling Co. Call and see the new Spring Hats at Paul W. Daniels. lring your juto work to the JOUR . ALlttic' . Sample Room. Ba Ito. SIGHNAL HOTELI L. J. BOURGEOIS. Prop. Welsh, - - - La. I- a,.ý Ipere day with hathls -. S H t]a ,.r dayi" with',ut haths 2.(6) I Porter Meets All Trains. I 0 *o@@Ol3·O@ *' eO9OS@S*O6~' * covsu 1I" .CL ?L \TV' COLJCTIO!S. 0 j W. P. RUSSELL, Jr., NOTARY PLBLIC. Welsh, L(a. 0 * $oc!y Welsh h . I A. '1. * ec'y WelIa h 'lapt r. " A. M. * tbcorder ' . Clerk Wel-ll, C '!! 11, .u. \C. 0. W. * j. 0 s" """"""o·o""""""""""""""o SIUlIGATIO'1. LAND SLREIS.. 1 A. E. PARENT Ci il Engineer, ADDRESS WELSH. LOUISIANA.