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Proceedings of Poti:. Ju:ry
STATE hºF IA)'IJANA.
PARISH OF LAFOURC'IIE,
Thibodaux, July 2nd 1(h0.
The police jury of the parish of I.a
fourche, met this day in regular session.
Present-J. L. Aucoin, President, and
Messrs. E. U. Morvant, M. Bergeron,
L J. J. Trosclair. J. L. Rodrigue, L. Pal
gout and J, L. LeBlane.
Absent-Jules Godchaux, J. O. Toups
and J. M, Hollinger.
The President stated that this was to
he the last mee-ting of the jury as now
coilº, osed and that the same had met
for the purpose of closing its business
preparatory to adjourning Sine die. The
numerous claims presented against the
parish were re.el and referred to the
comlnmittee on claims.
The reports of the Treasury, viz on
General Drainage and schsool funds
were also read and referred to the com
mnittee on Finance.
At this time, with the view of giving
tine to the coinlnittee on claims and
Finance to report on the matter just
referred to them, a recess until 4.:10
o'clock p. m. was ordered. At 4.:30
o',lock p. in. the jury rt-esumed its ses
sion with the suamen memb rs present.
Mr. Mforvant, of the committee on
Finance submitted the following re
To the Honorable President and Mem
bers of the Police Jury of the parish
Your committee on Finance beg to
report that they have carefully examin
ed and checked all Vouchers in the
hand of the Treasurer and found them
to correspond with his report; would
also state that the Commissioners of
Drainage District No. (2) have taken
tup the iudebtedness of Special l)rainage
District No. (3) by the issue lf Bonds.
The amount as shown by the -report of
the Treasurer to credit of Special Drain
age Dirt. No. 3 Viz: let.lt6 is subject to
the demand of the Drainage Ctommis
sioners of said District.
B. U. MORVANT,
J. L. RotnirIE.
Report of A. J. Brand, Parish Treas
urer, in account with the general Funds
of the Parish of Lafourche for the ternm
beginnining May 2nd, and ending with
June 'th, 190.
Amount overdrawn last
report $4G. 1>
Mar 15th Rec'd from
Licenses $1095 00
" " taes of 1899 815 79
June 13th licenses 515 1)0
"' " " taxes of 1890 940 90
total receipts for term $3318 00
Paid for Jurors and Jur
ors of Inquests 27 50
" " witness fees 32 00
" " election expenses 315 00
"' " jail . 146 00
I' " sheriff's salary t166 Ml
" " janitor & hounds 36 00
" " road % 5 05
'1 " road inspectors 125 (5)
" I salary of officers Iti; A,4
" " mileage a perdlem tio si
" " pensions 86 25
*' " tax collector 167 82
" " justice of peace 711 86
" " constable fees 110 35
' U conviction fees .50 It
o" " oard health exp 190 3)
" " incidentals 152~ 94
Total disbursement ~$393 2T
Grand total $3858 45
From which deduct
aboye receipts 3356 09
Sl1owing amt overdrawn 501l 711
Under the head of Incidentals the
following items have been charged.
To town of Thihodaux for elec
tric lights 1 88
M. F. Dunn for hooks to clerk
of Court 19 30
(Chas J. Barker for issueing
Juror certificates 3 50
M. F. Dnnn books for Assessor 21 45
Sheriff of Orleans for crim exp 1 10
Jas Bearv for hanging Jas
Nathaniel 50 00
-U. D. Barrios for distruction of
water lilies 585 37
Jas Beary for Court expenses 30 00
Jas leary for court expenses 35 00
Thibodaux Sentinel for print
ing Codified Laws 150 00
T. A. Hadeaux & H. N. Coulon
for Codifying the laws 400 00
Jas Beary for Court expenses 5 00
L. A. Bellanger for distruction
of water lilies 194 31
Total incidentals $1523 91
A. J. BRArD,
Report of A. J. Brand, Parish treasur
er, in account with the Drainage Funds
of the parish of LafoureCte for the ternt
herinning May 2nd and ending with
June 5ith 1l14O.
Amt on hand last report $2179 81
May 15th amount rec'd
from tax of 18419 $222 96
June 13th " " " 31 19
total receipt for term 432 15
Grand total for term $2612 01
May 5th paid Thee Torres, Char
geable to Theriot Dist $72 35
May 10th paid Leon Godchaux
S(:hargealale to Dlst (4) 490 75
May loth C. S. Mathews char
geahle to Dist (4) 163 58
May 15th paid tax collector 11 15
June 2ndl paid Numa Mire char
geable to Dist (1) 30 55
June 13th paidl tax collector 10 45
June 16th pail J. B. S. Mire char
geable to Dist (1) 7950
June 21th paid Gus prestenbach
chargeable (G. D. B. F.) 135· 00
Total disbursement $100
Balance on hand this day 1000 6e
Distributed as follows
To credit of Dist No I $5144
creditof Dist No 3 445 a
credit of Dist No 4 421 48
credit of Diat No 6 39 90
To credit of Gen D B fund 453 07
" " special drainage F 198 11
Making a total on hand
as above 1000 88
DIralnage Dist No (2) is still Indebted
to General Dredge Boat Fund to the
amount of $08.37, and is still further
indebted to General Fund, to the ex
tent of $779.71, for moneys already re
ceived from the appropriation made bv
your body at its last sessnion for the
distraction of Water Lilies in baron
Blue,-Dist No 5 is indebted to Mr. fliie
Ducos as per warrant duly certiied by
the Drainage Commissioners and duly
registered as No 1 for the sum of 150.00
bearing 8% interest.
Therlot Dist has to its credit out of
the funds above reported to the credit
of Dlst No 4 the sum of 325.33.
A. J. BRAUD,
Report of A. J. Brand, Parish treasur
er, in account with the lhool Funds of
the parish of Lafoqrche for the term
0Itnngb April 1st and ending June
Anmt on hand April 1, 1900 1*052 79
From poll tax 323 00
state apportionment 297 12
current school tax 1624 53
school house tax 304 90
fines and costs 37 50
interest on daily bal 54 44
ferries 678 85
Total receipts for term 4890 35
Grand total for term 10943 15
For teachers pay * 6t98 .5
Nh pI. Iravelling expense 12", IN
Per dieinl of S H member 10 o0
S'1l:,.-i..iotll tax tl Ill :IL
Iist Atty eommnision 4 Li
Inciident'als 71 %,
Total disbursemnenta 7,3 21
Balance on hand this day 5211 94
Distributed as follows
To credit of teachers fund 02.2 e6
credit of shtool If fund 649 iJ
credit ,.f 4;ereral fund 914 91
treasnrer'. (elll % 4t 71
Making a total on hand
as above 8219 W
A. J. int at),
On motion of Mr. Troseclair seconded
by Mr. Bergeron the report Just read
Mr. Aucoin, of the committee on
claims submitted the following.
Thibodaux La. July 2, 1i00.
The undersigned cnmuiittee on claims
beg to report favorably upon tile fol
lowing elaims, towit:
Dr. A. J. Meyer attending Paupers $ - 00
Meyer Drug store medicine for jail 5 05
Dr.'J. Gazza attending on S. pox 15i 8o
Zenon Arnmstead J of Inq on E.dy
Marcelin Clement J. of Inq. on T.
J. Bergeron 2 00
Wilfrid ('hiason J. of Inq. on T. J.
Bergeronu 2 00
W'illiam Kussman J of Inq. on S.
Coleman 2 00
H. W. Wilkinson, " " " 2 00
P. J. ('hery """ 200
Eugene Bourgeois J. of Inq. C.
Brown 2 00
Abraham Conrad " " " 2 00
Furey Zeringue " " " 2 2)
Alp. 'harles " " " 2 00
Clayton Badeaux J. of Inq. Chas
Arthur 2 (M
Julius Blum " " " 2 00
Iolouia Engerran " " " 2 00
Louis ('ailluet J. of Inq. Mr.
Shanktin 2 00
EIeo. Jones " ', " 2 00
Douglas Fory " " " 200
Andl. Squire " " " 2 I)
iefort .t 'l'etreau B. of H. 2 00
Itfort ,t Tetreau Paupers coffins 12 00
Lefort tt Tetreau repair to C. H.
Fence 6t 00
Lefort ,& Tetreau election Exp. 28 -A
II. Fritzinger coffin for Nathaniel 6 50
Mr-u, T. X. Rohiehaux cistern H. H. 2 40
('. O. Dantinu B, of H. S. pox :I i1)
Lawless Pitre & ale. B. of S. pox 595
Thibodaux Foundry coal for C. 11. 6 40
E. J. Legendre election Exp. 1 65
J. S. Levron Book for C. H. 4 00
J. L. Aucoin . pox 3 2;
J. L. Aucoin C. House2 00
Frank Hoffman coffin for pauper 6 00
Dr. J. J. Ayo coroner's fees 214 00
It C. Waterbury lumber for jail 7 92
H. Riviere & Co. art, for jail 1 15
Thibodaux W. works water
privileges 29 00
Th ibx. electric light for C. H. 3 30
electrict light for jail 14
" electric light material for J. 1 00
:t. J. Naquin J. of Inq. on C.
Arthur 2 00
C. J. Barker clerk, jurors cert. 8 (MI
E. Braud's Sons art. for jail 19 45
0. J. Bourgeois jury of Inq. S.
Coleman 2 00
T. J. Ripp " " " H.
K. l.agarge " " ,1
Ed. Aleek 2 00
Al. Keller " - " T. J.
Hergeron 2 00
Jos Itemont Crim. exp. 5 00
Thibodaux Sentinel printing 107 75
L. Robichaux jury of Inq. S.
Coleman 2 00
C. A. Engerran J. P. fees 41 43
A. Roger conat. fees 70 (i1)
O. L. Caro J. P. tees 9 43
Max Dupre const. fees 128 20
H. W. Frost lumber for jail 9 70
E. N. Roth small pox 4 95
E. N. Roth small pox 9 45
E. N. Roth medicine for Jail 3 75
E. N. Roth paper for C. I. 3'00
E. N. Roth small pox 313 00
.J. L. Atcoin,
Committee on claims.
Whereupon Mr. Morvr.nt seconded by
Mr. ltodrigue moved that the above
report he approved and that an appro
prnation of 10ul,3O 2 be made from the
proper funds to pay the Bills reported
therein; and which motion was carried.
Yeas,-Aucoln, Morvant, Bergeron,
Trosclair, Rodrigue, Falgout and Le
The matter of the mant of disposing
with the codified Ordjuances of the
parish was called up afid the sulJect
matter wa' referred to the Jury elect.
There being no further business, on!
motion of Mr. Mom>vaut, seconded by
Mr. Itodrigue, the jury now adjourned,
Ii. N. CoOrr.n, J. L. Aucorn,
NTATE OF cLOUISIANA,
PARISH OF LAFOUR('IIE,
Thilodaux, July 2nd 1900.
The jury elect of the parish of La
fourche having all duly qualified Iv
sulscribing to the constitutional oath
before II. N. C'oulon, a Notary Public of
this parish, were called to order by Mr.
P. J. Aucoin, D'v. C'lerk of court of this
parish. The following niembers an
swered to their names.
J. L. Basset, of the first ward; J. L,
Aucoln, of the second ward; C. J. Oue
dry, of the 3rd ward; Hector Morvant,
of the 4th ward; E. 1. Morvant, of the
5th ward; L. Rodrigle, of the 6th ward;
Alex Theriot, of the 7th ward; F. Fal
gout, of the 8th ward; J. LI. LeBlanc, of
the 9th ward and F. P. Parra, of the
Thereupon a quorum was declared
present and Mr. Morvant being called
to the chair, stated that the first thing
In order was the Election of a President.
Mr. Parra seconded by Mr. Theriot
ared the name of Mr. J. L. Aucoin in
mination for President, and there
eing no other nominations, the ques
ion being put, Mr. Aueoin was declar
ed elected president by acclamation.
Mr. Basset seconded byh Mr. Theriot
placed the name of Mr. HII. N. Coulon in
nomination for elerk, and there being
no other nomination Mr. Coulon was
unanimously declared elected clerk of
the police Jury by acclamation.
Mr. Parra aeconded by Mr. (nedry,
nominated Mr. R. A. Frost for the
position of Sergeant-at-arms, and there
being no other nomination Mr. Frost
was declared elected Sergeant-at-arms,
Mr. Theriot seconded by Mr. Falgout,
nominated Mr. A. J. Braud for the po
sition of Treasurer, and there being no
other nominations, Mr. Braud was de
clared elected by acelamation, treasurer
of this parish.
Mr. Morvant seconded by Mr. Theriot
nominated the Bank of Thibodaux, as
Fiscal agent, and there being no other
nomination, the Bank of Thibodaux,
waselectedFiscal agent by aeclama
On motion of Mr. LeBlane seconded
by Mr. Rodrigue the election of all
other parish olfficers, except, however
the oyster commissioner, was postponed
to the September meeting of the jury.
On motion duly carried,. the police
jury now resolved itself Into a Board
of Reviewers for the purpose of examin
ing and passing upon the assessors Roll
for the current year.
Mr. Morvant was called to the chair
and the Jury proceeded to examine and
compare the various assessments when
owing to the lateness of the hour on
motion of Mr. Parra seconded by Mr.
(uedry the Board of Reviewers ad
journed until to-morrow at 10 o'clock
H. N. Cortoy, J.L. Arcoln,
8tate of Lonlstana,
Parish of Lafourche,
Thibodlaux, July 3. '
The Police Jury ot this lma. .:
ihih mornine nr, .. "
I. ;uidrv. H. Morvant, .. 1'. M orvant.
I.. it. .tr.lgte, Alex. Theriot, F. Falgout,
J. . Ielilan,. and F. P'. Parra.
The jury resumed its setsion as a
BoTard of Reviewers, and Mr. 'r. A. Ba
deaux. was heard relative to equaliza
tion of the assessment of the plant of
the Thilbrdaux Oyster Packing & Ice
t'o,, Limnited. and that of Mrs. R. (1.
Darden. The jury having examinedI
the assessment of the said Thilodaux
Oyster Packing & Ice Co., and finding
that same was over assessed when com
prled to other factories, on motion of
Mr. Parrs seconded by Mr. luidry the
assessment of said plant was reduced
$14.ItNu.t) to $10,10.00. The assessment
of Mrs. It. (1. Darden being found to be
elqual to that of neighboring tracts of
land, was continued as reported by the
assessor. The board having completed
the ,xamination of the roll, Mr. Parrs
seconded by Mr. H. Morvant moved
that the Board of Reviewers approve
the roll of the assessor as amended.
Mr. Aucoin seconded by Mr. Falgout
moved that the Board do now rise. Car
The Jury having resumed its session
and Preslilent being in the chair, Mr.
Morvant reported that the Board of Re
viewers had completed its work, and ap
proved the roll of the assessor after re
dueing the assessment of the plant of
the Thihodaux Oyster Packing & Ice
Co., Limited, from $14,0(t).00 to $10,000.00,
Whereupon, on motion of Mr. Parra
seconded by Mr. E. U. Morvant, the ac
tion of the board of Reviewers. Just re
ported, was approved by the following
Yeas-Aucoin, Basset, H. Morvant, E.
U. Morvant, iuedry, Rodrigue, Theriot,
Falgout, Lelilauc and Parra.
At thlb time the President made the
following standing committee appoint
Finance:--E. I'. Morvant, J. L. Basset
and J. IL. LeBlanc.
('Claims:-J. L. Aucoin, C. J. Guedry,
Public Buildings:-F. P. Parra, L.
Rodrigue, .I. L. LeBlane.
Roads and Levees:-J. L. Basset, F.
Faltrout, F. P. Parra.
Unfinished Business:-C. J. Guedry,
Alex Theriot, L. Rodrigue.
Thilselaux Bridge (Joint) Committee:
-J. L. Aucoin, E. U. Morvant, and F.
On motion of Mr. E. UI. Morvant sec
onded by Mr. Parra, the bond required
by, the Parish Treasurer was fixed at
The various pension petitions were at
this time considered and monthly am
ounts tllowed by a unanimous yea and
nay vote, as follows:
Emanuel Suares, from July 1, '00, 2 00
H'v. & Hester Williams " " o00
Louise Boudreau (increase) " 1 50
Theophile (ilfoux " " 2 00
Mrs. Justin Champagne " " 2 00
Mrs. Jos. Parr " " 2 00
John (Garret from Jan. 1, '00 2 00
Mary tcrelaia from July 1, '00 2 00
Ellen Davis " 2 00
Mrs. Kleber Legendre " " 2 00
Mrs. A. Cautrell laid over for inquiry
Mrs. C. Bernard 2 00
Mrs. L. Ells, laid over'for inquiry
John Epsom from July 1st 1900 2 00
Mrs. Pierre Lopez " " 2 00
Mrs. Faustin Morvant " " 2 00
Ermina Champagne " " " 2 00
Hannah Pierce, laid over for inquiry
Mrs. Henry Taboe from July 1, 100 2 00
Harriet Mack " 200
Louise Hoffman " " " 2 00
Sophie Joseph ", 2 00
Joe Prince " " 2 00
At this time the following petition
To the Honorable the President and
Members of the Police Jury of the
Parish of Lafourche:
The petition of The Thibodaux Oyster
Packing & Ice Co., Ltd. a corporation
domiciled and doing business in the
Town of Thibodaux, herein appearing
through Dr. Iouis E. Meyer, Its duly
elected president, respectfully repre
That under Joint Resolution No. 92 of
the General Assembly of the State of
Louisiana, of the session of 1980, amend
ing Article 207 of the Constitution of the
State of Louisiana, of 1879, the capital,
machinery and other property employ
ed in the manufacture of Ice became ex
empt from taxation for twenty years
from the adoption of the Constitution
of 11(79, that is to say, from the first of
January, 18#10; that petitioners are en
I gaged in the manufacture of ice and
were thus engaged during the year 1899;
that they were assessed erroneously
during that year for parish taxes, and
erroneously paid the parish tax amount.
ing to one hundred and forty dollars,
for that year, as will appear by the re
ceipt of the tax collector hereto annex
ed and made part hereof.
Wherefore, the premises considered,
petitioners pray that an appropriation
ofone hundred and forty dollars be
made by your honorable body to reim
burse.petitioners the said amount erro
neously collected from petitioners by
the parish tax collector.
As in duty bound, petitioners will
e er pray.
THIBODArX O. P. & IcE CO., LTD.
TIjos. A. BADEAtTX,
Mr. Theriot seconded by Mr. LeBlanc
moved that the prayer of the above pe
tition be granted and an appropriation
of 14o.00 he made to refund the taxes
paid under the said erroneous assess
ment of the Thilhdaux, Oyster Packing
and Ice ('o Ltd and the said motion was
carried by the following vote.
Yecs.-Aueoin, Basset, Guedry, Mor
vant, H. Morvant. E. U. Rodrigue.
Theriot, Falgout, LeBlanc and Parra.
The petition of the Protestant Home
and Mississippi River Imp association
were read and ordered laid on the table
by unanimous vote.
Mr. Morvant, seconded by Mr. Basset
submitted the following tablean.
Tableau of the probable expenses of the
fatish of Lafourche, for the Fiscal year 1910.
ofary ot lcers. $1 410 (O
Police Jurors, mllcare and per diem. 800 10
Road and Levee Inipectors. I oe e
Grand and Petit Jurors, 900 00o
Witne ., in Criminal cases. 0o 0o
Sherifr fees I el iu
Apprehension tof Fugitives, O uO
Convlctlon fees. 4)0 00
Constables fees, 00l 00
Justice of the Peace fees. 100 00
"oardingof Prisoners. 1 0 00
Coroners' frees 4 0000
Jtrors of Inquest, 1o0 0
Ta Collector's (nommlnlon. (I} 00
Charity maintenace of Indigents, 2 00 0
Public lhbool fund. 6 55 00
Ineidental Eoelunes 8 800
Election Expenses. 80 00
Quarantine and sanitation, 0 00
The same was adopted by the follow
Yeas,--Aucoin, Basset, Guaedry, Mor
vant, H. Morvant, E. U. Ridrlgne
Theriot, Palgout, LeBIanc and Parra
On motion of Mr Morvant seconded
by Mr Parra, the coditied laws, in
pamphlet form, wore received and the
clerk of the jury was made the custo
dlan thereof with instruction to deliver
a copy of said codified laws to all the
oflficers of the parish, and attorneys
practising at the Lafourche Bar, and
also one copy to the retiring Police jury
under whose authority said laws were
codified, and after reserving 100 copies
for future use to sell copies to such per
sons as may desire copies at 025 cents
each, and return the proceed of such
sales to the General Funds of the parish.
The jury now proceeded to elect an
Oyster Commissioner, for the epsuing
The following were the candidates.
Mr J M Boilinger, Wm Disher, Mr J
E Jeandron and Mr P Breaux.
The first ballot as follows.
Breaux 5, and Jeandron 5, Bollinger
0 and l)isher o.
There being a tie. a second Iallot be
ing ordered resulted aIs follows,.
Breaux, 6 votes and Jeandron 4 votes
WVhereupon the President alir, e-,
, - .
The ratrnile l cliean e t'..n II U ,I...
Felix Alermandter r",ad ut, tI,- * h., ..%
settlement was e.ailnlt t . t e" a trl,,l'l.
of the Jury by kR ad In.pr".t,r 1're.ar
and owing to the extra-,rltinary e'rreum
stances, causing the asabl e,mt tl,nten, e..
vond the control of raid Felix Alexan
itcr, the Roal Inspector. Mr. Tr. elailr
wass authorised to aslstl at parl-h e-.
nise the said Felix Alexander in ftx
Ing his road.
On motion of Mr. E. V. .Morvant ldull
seconded and carried, the regular meent
ing days of the Pollee Jury was fixed to
be held on the second Wednes.lav of the
the months September, Novemlnter..lan
nary, March and May and the let Moun.
dav of July of each year thereafter.
'there being no further business the
Jury adjourned to the 2nd Wednesday
of September next.
H. N. Cor'LON J. L. At''oln,
STATE OF IA)L ISIANA,
20th Judicial District Court-Parish of
)ARCII.LIEN DELAU'NE Vs. NO. 35538,
S OLlEsr AUTREAtX.
T AKE NOTICE TiIAT .\('TINGl UN
der and by virtue of a writ of Fieri
Faclas emanating from the above enti
tled court, in the above entitled and
numbered suit, I have seized and will
offer for sale at public auction pursuant
to law, to the last and highllet hidder at
the Court House, in the Town of Thibo
SATURDAY, AUG(UST 1, 1900,
between the hours of 11 o'clock a. m.
and 4 o'clock p. m., the following des.
cribed property, to-wit:
A certain tract of land situated in the
Parish of Lafourche, State of I~uislana,
on the left deseendine bank of Bayou
Lafourche, at about twenty four nijles
below the Town of Thiloidaux. measur
inug more or less, two arpents front by a
depth of forty arpents, bounded above
by lands of Joseph laigre and below by
those of Paul IBarrios. Together with
all the buildings and improvements
Terms and conditions of sale cash to
pay and satisfy the principal, interest,
attorney's fees, and all costs in the suit.
Sheriff Parish of Lafourche.
Taos. A. BADRAUX, At
HOWELL & MARTIN,
Attorneys of plaintiffs.
July 14, 1900.
WHY SHE DIDN'T SING.
Saperstitiom Kept Her From Beeem
Ins a Prima Donna.
"I have come across a great deal of
foolishness of varying degrees and
kinds In my life," sald the man who
teaches singing, "but in all my born
days I never before met anybody as
hopelessly feeble minded as a young
woman I have been taking an interest
In lately. She is a stenographer by oe
cupation, and I happened to hear her
hum a popular song one day when I
was in her employer's oilce. Of course
the production of her tones was all
wrong, but her voice was as sott as
velvet and big and deep and clear as a
cathedral bell. It was a voice such as
a teacher doesn't get a chance to work
on twice in a lifetime.
"1 went to her and asked her to let
me try her voice. It proved to be bet
ter than I had hoped. It was magnnl.
cent. I wanted her to begin studying
at once. She had no money, but
didn't want money for bringing out a
voice like that. She hadn't much time
either, and she told me she was too
tired to sing In the evenings after
working all day. I told her to get up
early and practice an hour or two be.
fore breakfast. I thought she looked
odd when I told her to do It, but she
didn't say she wouldn't.
"Weeks passed, and her method cor
tInned as bad as ever. I couldn't un
derstand It. Each lesson found her
just where the preceding one let her.
At last one day I asked her if she were
she wouldn't practice before breakfast
fushed and then broke down. She
said she hadn't dared to sing before
breakfast because It is bad luck.
"'81ng before you eat, cry before
you sleep,' is the sayting, and that idloý
of a girl believed it do Implicitly that
she wouldn't practice before breakfast
even for the sake of that glorious voice
of Ieirs, and as before breakfast was
the only time site had to practice the
result was-well I gave her up. She'll
live and die a stenographer when she
might be a prima donna, and it will
serve her precisely right. She has sae
rlflced her future to an Idlotic super
Meen Vtews Prom the "Grat T6ma
Persons of romantlei temperament
have discovered that the best place In
New York from which to watch the
moon rising in the east Is the porch of
General Grant's tomb. Standing, as It
does, away from all other buildings,
at the highest part of the Rlverside
drive, with the beautiful Hudson river
Gowing softly along a hundred feet be
low, the noble edifice In which lies the
hero Is as full of poetical charm as the
Alhambra Itself As the moon rises
one can see the rays touching column
after column of the mausoleum. throw
ing Into deeper shadow the recesses
and giving the whole building an ethe.
real aspect which Is strllongly beautI
fult Young couples who are strolling
along the drive mnake It a point to go
up to the tomb to watch the moon rise,
and the Idea In becomnlog so popular
that the charm of solitude at least has
certainly departed.-New York ILtter
Li Pittnborg Dispatch.
A philanthrople lady of Pacei
Helbthts, one of the sort of superior
slum rnerar shown up In "Fables In
Bloang," met on one of her tours a Uit
tle boy who was sweartang roundly.
bShe elaed him at once and gave him
good shalking, adding: "You ought to
be ashamed of yourseltf! I never heard
such linguage sine the day I was
born!" The boy Into whose desolate
home she had Just been bringing light
pulled himself loos "Yes'm." he laid.
"I Vpoe dare wuas a good deal o'
euaia de day you was born."-Iam
MRS OIPHANT'S LAST VERSEI
IDletatad J ram ,'15.l
0t edge of the world I Ilt. I lie,
HIappy ad dyitg sad dened and poor,
eloking up nram the rat great eoor
I the tamite world that re above
Ye ad to fitl and to lov., love, level
What worda mve I to that world to speak.
Wd ad weary sad deae ad ad ek,
m the ery low tho vnh hirhI
mlr . ad this Is alls:
rom the bfsm garn slto t the wide blue y,
m eatnam to wrharus, life to death,
One God hav we a whLm to call.
. great hoed em whih Done ca fl;
ao w helw, wih iLan a d breath,,
had Lov ehwnvs wteti-, .:'._.-. .,,
line of the bi
Fe Y' oo"LS1
Opens Sept. lab, itl
schools for YoUnL
olfcent onldlis, a
ments. Campus te
tain scenery In Vla
Full eoirse. lileri.
Muslc, and Ilocutoga.
States. For eta
MATTI P. HAi
Sells, repairs, ar
ALL WORK GU
Shop on St. Louis
of your patrona,
first-class work an
H. N. Co
BLUM & SONS, S.
Clotblsg, beot, es bti
Poll line or Farlitors.
t. Loauis Streets.
B')RG N. T.
Always on hand the ead
Pork, Veal, and leresl oet
Market Street, Thibedeas,
M, V. TraiWle,
Choboe wlpes and Iltgors.
sn Lad. Cor. Orees and M
F oBr, H. W.,
Cypremd and Plas
C'rpress and Sawed Sh
Lod harmne. Bleko
sboing a specialty.
EGOEUDRE. V J.
Also Feed and Charooal. Oa(b
t ETER, DRS. A, . !& L
Prprietors of Mever Dre.
Tblbodau.La. F. k alli
IOTH DRUCO, I C ,'
Drtis, Chemicals, Peersuqy,
Stationery. et. Oner. Mas
R vIER CO..u HlE.,
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Drug,. Chenicale. Totiles
rbchool hooks. 8tationery. ,.
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Notions, Lades hsate lad
making. Cor. Market sad Sl.
Fine Jewelry. wathes e Iad
StreeL btween 8L Philp ail
BLANCflARD, (11. D. i--4
Corner Gree sad S.
DAIGR, DR. J. J,
0e Us Streeteo , em s g (
BADBIUX, TllO;A A.,
Bank of Lajoaeebd
HOWllLL & MARTIN,
Rooms 5. 6, 7, Desk of
K OBLOCH mAI
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Gives aotrriittl,l' I,:al Soi
suns tkeadn.: lbr'e * $ee
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Al Academj *r Le ll,
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