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THE WEEKLY MESSENGER.
OFFICIAL JOURNA JUSTICE TO ALL. - *i.oo Per Year, Invariably in Advance. VOL. XI. ST. MARTINVILLE, LA., SATURDAY MAY 23, 1896. . No. 15. OUR BUSINESS PLATFORM FORWARD ! FORWARD I! NEVER TAKE t! A STEP BACKWARD? di ~ CASH PRICES FOR CASH ONLY s' The storms of competition go and come, still our stock is C' increasing in all our lines. We sell cheap and have ONE PRICE for all costomers. We do not sell below cost, frst we are not so foolish as to do that with new stock, and we do not thinks you are foolish , enough to believe it when a merchant tell you so. to We expect a new stock of Wheelwright Material and Furniture soon, and now carry a full line of Hard ware, Crockery, Paints, Oils, Furniture etc., etc. Comne and viit the mtooM a.e. d T. o. LJa B . HOTEL DENEOHAUD, CORNER CARONDELET AND PERDIDO STREETS, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA. This Hotel Has Just Been Enlarged and Renovated. c AN ELECTRIC ELEVATOR AND ALL MODERN IMPROVEMENTS HAVE BEEN PLACED IN THE BUILDING. AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN 'LANS. TONSORIAL PARLOIR. SHAVING, hAIR-CUTIING, SEHAMPOOING, Etc. Done in Artistic Style Most modern revolving chairs and beet tools known to the tonsortial art. FRANCOIS A& OUCVALT, Proprietors. rinting IN ALL ITS BRANC AT THIS OFFICE. B. AUDIBERT. -DABLI ll. NAILS, TOOIS, CUTLERY, DOLTS, TINWARE. SCREWS. Uroceries, Liquors, Tobaoo and OClgars. GZOUQ EASTIN, DIALS IN ' CGROCERIE8 FINE LIQUORS. IKeeps BEER, WINE and other i quors always on ice. His Liquors are the best ! HIS GROCERIES, THE FRESHEST. BRIDGE STREET, EAST OF THE BAYOUt ST. MARTINVILLE. LA. Separate Cars For The The Supreme Court of the Uni ted States yesterday rendered a decision in which the law of the State of Louisiana requiring rail. road companies in the State to supply separate aches for white and colored persons, is pronoun cad to be constitutional. There was only one dissenting voice-that of Justic Harlan; cul and thus is removed the hope of fur the negro to be allowed to mix ato freely, while in transit from place to place, with the Caueasian. The lower court ruled, in this ease of Plessy vs. Ferguson, that on there was no discrimination 12 against the negro if he were aolr. 4 r ded equal accommodations with 6 t the white man. Neither law nor justice required that the same ac commodations should be furnish. ed to passengers of the two races while they were traveling; all that was needed was that the accom. modations should be equal-as - good for a Senegambian as for a white man in the style or class of coach in which they respectively rode. The supreme tribunal of the United States having rendered this decision, the principle of the "Jim Crow" car is now finally es tablished in this State; and much discomfort and irritation will be saved to white people as they tra vel in Louisiana.-Times-Demo. crat. Town Council. Special meeting of the Town CeOsell held this 18th day of May A. D. I The Council met this day is special session, His Honor A. V. Fleming. Mayor presiding and a quorum present. The object and purpose of this ma. ting being to consider and ps sp -e the application of Mrs. Erg. A. Dl champ, to grant her the right sad privt lege to build a culvert 1t the diteh aa Port ftreet. next to her hall beildiag, " and of erecting posts over the Culvet, for the purpose of building a galrs to the building. After due eonslderatlon sand discussion, the Council, on amoties of Mr. Eastin. duly seconded by Mr. Labbe, consent and authorize the appll cant to build said culvert sad to erect maid posts, as foresaid. provided the said posts are not placed more than sle ven feet distant from the building or two feet outside of the culvert. Thereupon on motion duly seconded the Council adjourned. "Signed" A. V. Fleming. Mayor. "Signed" Wi. B. Bastin, Sesetary. A trne copy. Attest Wm. B. Eastin. Seretart. read it as you do this NOTICE, Byorder of the Boad of Direteors of the St. Martinville Building and ILan Association, the undersigned will ell 8400, on TUESDAY JUNE 2, 1806 in the Bank bulding. For all money sold, the pre ferenee will be given to those buying for building and improvements. armuLo GREI. Se'y. Planters' Store, L. C. DUCHAMP, Has always on hand the largest stock of hardware, agri cultural implements, wheelwright material, furniture, house furnishing goods, crockery, paints, oils, turpentine', saddlery, atoves, barbed-wire, stationary, tinware, agate ware, etc, etc. Lime, cement, sand, coal, salt, charcoal, cant-hooks at sl.4o, ringdogs, at 12%, Disc cultivators (best in the world) on terms; agent for the famous DAVIS GASOLINE ENGINE, a 12 year old boy can run it, no pump, no electricity, starts in 4 minutes, barbed wire at $2.40 a hundred pounds in lots of 6 reels. John Deere's Disc Cultiuators at $35,00. L ]ARBTII, F. IOU EAU, ALBERT BIENVEID, Proidast, Vise-Prwideas, *asi. *BANK 1 s -.--01--. ut. ~--or Does a geeral banking business, loans money and pay the highest interest on deposits left one year. *obert Maltin. F. Rstass, At. Blseve., W. it. Cdsm T. . ILa-b, S. Dabedic, B. Amairt, A. Osreas, J. B. Levert. F. J. Duplain, Jeweller and Watchmaker. Jellery of all kinds, Solid Cold, Diamonds, Chains, Earrings, Necklace, Watches, Etc. Clocks from $3 up. Sewing Machine from $15 to $30. AN ILIOANr STOCK TO SILKCT FROM. Ida tag c UA1WRrroYTO AGTP/' AGEN1S.-U T'