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will be given to anonymous letters.
A young man dropped into the oflice of
a Dakota lawyer and said:
What is a habeas corpus?
It is a kind of writ for-.
That's all I want to know about it. Is
a mandamus a writ too?
Use pretty considerable of these writs
in the law business I reckon?
Yes there are a number of different
What is the usual rate for making col
lections in the Territory?
We usually take about half. '
"All right-thanks. You see I made
up my mind this morning to become a
lawyer and wail to get a point or two.
I'm going over to get admitted to the
her now before court adjourns.'ll hbang
out my shingle In the mornlng."-Ratel
Why They Marrisd.
Nrnn; Rliuesw Gitwr Worth HrAdiing.
We lately sent out postal cards to the
marted men of a small town in Western
New York, with the inquiry, "why did
you marry?" We give a few of the res
That's what I have been trying for
seven years to And out. L
Married to get even with her mother,
but never have. W.
Because I was too lay to work. J.
Because Sarah told we that Ave other
young men had proposed to her. C.
The old man thought eight years cour
tin' was almost long enough. B.
I was tired and melancholy, and wan
ted some one to make me lively. N. B.
She makes me very lively. D.
I was tired of buying iee cream and
candles, and going to the theaters and
chureh, and wanted a rest. Have saved
money. J. C.
Please don't stir me up. J.
Becamse I thought she was one among
a thousand; now I sometimes think she
is a thousand among one. K.
I think it was becaeue I was cross
e.yted; now I am afflicted with two pairs
olf cros eyes daily. Peter.
Betanl I did not have the experience
I have now. G.
The Governor was going to give me his
foot,o I took his daughter's hand.
I thought it would be cheaper than a
breach promise suit. A. C.
That's the same fool question that my
friends and ueigbors ask me. C. H.
Because I had more money than I
knew what to do with. Now I have
more to do than I have money with.
I wanted a companion of the opposite
sex. P. S. . She is still opposite. A.
Don't mention it. F.
Had diaiculty unlocking the door at
night and wanted some body to let me
I was embarrassed, and gave my wife
the benefit of my name so 1 could take
the beneft of her name signed to a
Because It Is just my luck. P. J.
I did'tL ntend to go to do it. 8.
I yearned for company, We now have
it all the time. Karl.
Have exhausted all the figures in the
arithmetle to figure out an answer to
questioms; between multiplicatlo and
division in the family and distreation in
addition, the answer is hard to arrive at.
Imarriedtoget the best wis In the
Because I asked her If she'd have me.
She said she would. I think she's got
Canada Won't Stand It.
Uncle Sam-"I demand that ye reeog
niab the rights of American Sdher
Mis Canad - *-Demand away. It
doesn't worry m any."
Uncle Sam -"Now see hre, iss Ca
nada, I jt wantto ask you one qae
tion. Why won't you let us have any
more your herring.
Mis Canada-"Beeanme you put them
in boxes and sell them to us as sardines
that's wby."-Omse World.
Cineinnati has discharged two police
men or inaility to red and write.
They should beeligibe or jury duty.
It is expected that the Democracy of
St. Landry will split m Congeess al
matters.-8t. Mary Relitm.
A cotta. planter ear Opelmas be
gan this week to put Paris grn on
eotton to kill caterpillars.-- t L.dr
The weather has remained lear and
hot for the pt week, and has great
Improved the cottan erope. The sern
rap is made and Is an abundant one.
The rice cropi splendid, and many of
our planters will eommence harvesting
the early planting In a few days-Opl
We are pleased to note that reports
from all parts of the perish show that
he cottoan and orn cro are uniformly
tair. Thecotto crop is not o well ad
rusen as at this time last year, but the
yield per acre premises to be as equally
lod. Corn will beabndant.-Lsmqrfaet
The bill forbidding the acquisition of
land in the terrilories by aliens or alien
corporations-which passed the House by
the overwhelming votes of 200 to 6-will
meet with very general approval. The
American people cannot afford to allow
the foreign system of landlordism to ob
tain a foothold in this country.
A novel ease was tried in Boone, Iowa.
One man sold another a horne which he
said was blind. On examination it
turned out the horse was not blind, and
the purchaser sues to recover on the
warranty, as be didn't want a horse that
To thes Demoratio Votes of the Pari
of 8t. Martie.
Agreebly to a resolutlon adopted by
the Democatie Egxective Committee at
a meetln bold in the town ot Breaux
Bridge, on the tad lnstant, the Demoer
tie voters are cordially Inavited to attend
a mae meetig to be heid I the town
oareaux Bridge o
smmAT Tmu Lad. or AUoaU 1i88.
to either ratify or reject the appelnt
ments made to dll vaales m sad em
mittee at its sitting of date befoe ma
tioed, and other busanes that may he
sailed up relating to the peading elee
tion. C. A.l h.m..
seey Pa. Dem. I Coma.
A fine Stock of Ladies' hats
and trimmings just received by
Mrs. M. Bienvenu.
J. P. PEE,
Aeoat. de ieil or et de
Be da Port, 8t. Martiville, La.
Beer on Ice
Dry G6ods, Shoie Bats, Fancy Goods,
and Family aerisa.
A speelalty of Ladies tfancy grud, moeh
as Flowers, Featheraraseats and all
kInds of trImmiags for lads oats,
Livery and Feed Stabale.
Mla 8trest, at. Martia rs, La.
OF LAND FOR
Land of first quality, impro
ved and unimproved, in lots
to suit purchasers, situated on
the Hills adjoining Cade's Sta
tion, St. Martin Parish La.
Good water and easy commu
nication. Terms easy.
For particulars address to
Ist Dot No & Sa . Murinull, Is.
Fine Family Groceries,
All at moderate prices.
AT CLOVER HILL.
(Ne r K steme.)
St. Martin Parish La.
Fine Family Groceries,
A Fine Bar at S cents a drink.
MSI 3eet, mdqWr"
Journet and Regis' Shop.
St. Martinsville, La.
Get our prices for job work.
Get your flower seeds at