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SsOffioi& Journal of the Zarish of L.afourhe and rdian of the Z ut 4 .et of the Tom . Vol. 36. THIBDAUX 1A,, ___1902_ ___TIBDU, A AR 5 *92 No. 84 watch This Space Next Week For our Spring Announcement THE RACKET STORE, one 130. Chas A. Badeaux, Prop ain St. J3adoaux building. THE PLANT OF THE HIBODAUX BRICK WORKS WITH THE FINEST EQUIP MENTS IN THE SOUTH Is now prepared to furnieh the beet and cheap est brick in the market...................... million bricks on hand ready for delivery. FOR FURTHER PARTICULARS. ADDRESS. LAURENT MX FOLSE, MANAGER. PHONE 126 E. J. BRAUD, GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT, PHONE EMILE LEFORT Successor to LEFORT * TETREAU[ SLivery, Feed .. .Sale Stables. Undertaking :8 £ is. A' Establishment£ Adam, Blacksmith and S ij n Carriage Vt?'o - * Maker. Pat, 'm St. Cor. Levee and .Afarket, Thibodaux. he GeM Restauralit, h rst- Class & Up-to-date. Special attention to Ladies and Gentlemen. ~ our MVe al s. $ Y ou'll Call Ag ain) * ST. PflILIP STREET, NEAR MAIN. WALTER CHAMPAGNE, MGR., King "Sucrose" Recommends to His sub jects, the people of this community .. .. . Emile J. Brand's SHOE and HAT STORE,, As a place where Shoes and hats (an he obtained o which are artistic in appearance, artistic ill touch a durable, comfortable, and sold at a small profit. Ii Onj Our locker Bootee Shoes 0oo E 4are long wearers. They wear MADE BYý amIost twite as long as Ordi , OE MANGS jOE C0 PGcnary shoes. Btecaiwe they are wºTcE~l "89 made b~y iliorouighly reliablec FAT CECi' 9 iimakers and only of the best l" material. Give them a trial c amid ymm will niever regret v having done so. . . . L I desire to inform my customers, friends and the public that by the 1st of March I will occupy the building formally used by the Blums, opposite my present stand, next to the Thibodeaux Drug Store. EMILE J. BRAUD. schley;antiago BY GEORGE EDWARD GRAHAM. The Intrepid Associated Press war correpon lct, whb ' _~~ - was aboard the V. . 8 Brooklyn during the entire yve months of the rmpelgu. Ilustrated with photojgaphs taken by the Author during the fight. ' Th Moat Sensatleoal + Book of the Day. The true story of the faasous cruiee of the Flying Squadron under Commodore Wingeld Scott Sehley, inch..! lng the blockade and destruction of the Spaaiek dtuet, t TOLL FOiR THE FIRST TIME. C.tainns an autograph endorsement and personal aesount of the battle by hear-Admiral Schley. * *q"he fact of hethe story, of the mbovemoents L's. ý an peraim .fteFyng Squadron as the - Iauthor tells thema is thin book are correct." -W. S. SCIILEY. An Interesting narrative of facts. Euplaltn the so. called "Retrograde Movement;" the "Loop,' the "Coaling Problem," and settles comenlasively every adverse ruling of the Court of Inquiry. C PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT. wha s Gesreer TILE NEW YORK DEUALJ says:-"Mr. eN New Tarb, sai:-"Mr. Oraha's stary is Oraham. I the telast el facts, leaves the the best accesat I haue heart er read .1 the reler free ao malts the Isdctilee that naval fightieg dsrieg the war. It seeded jest several naval offkcers seed a Cesel et ls' en mach corage o gp abp takiag phies t- re'staiblh their repatndeaa, M pgrphan M Wddid as wkpa they tcah e re-etahlishsd." No subject has ever been before the public that has interested everybody as the manner in which Admiral Schle has been treated, and the American people demand the fl .s'oýMie Me Dsepe at 11as,. This book tells everything just as it occurred and as the eyewitnesses saw it. Itook is selling like wildfire. Liberal commissions. Outfit and books now ready. Send seven - Z-ceut stamps for canvassing out6f. ACT QUICK. Now is the Lime to MAKE MONEY. Price $1.50, $1.75, $2.25, $2.75, according to style of binding desired. , AL#ENT8 " um. B. DOMMEY COMPANY WANTED I Sda PwhUshsrw, OIUGAGeO. Oue Secfet of Success ;i is to hiaie some money saved ahead, so that you al miay grasp your opportunlity wheitn it comeltS. .Jolin Jacob Astor started his fight for fortune wvith an iilncoe of S2 per week. But when his chance arrived, lie 1' hadinug mioney saved to grasp his opportunity. LI ____ hl II 'Ti PREIDEN-you lne-yo wh eaqtl sevealtiCsAStoIr. f Aydvleiii rtis~-e yon pTthn soethngineorlan. ever wee~ I not whyuot Grand Jury Report. c To the Honorable L. P. Caillouet, 0 Judge of the 20th. Judicial District " ('ourt of the State of Louisiana, Pari-b of Lafonrebe. n Your Grand Jury, 'lulu empanelled and sworn on the I0th. clay of March, 19112, beg leave to submit this their a final report: t We have examincd both Clerk's 6 9n1t Sherifl's ofces and find them 0 kept as neatly as possible under ex. Isting cireumats tnees. Both offices are very much in need of new and modern furnitime, and the Police Jury should make provision for thii need, so that the public books and records e of the l':irish can be kept as they tl should be. Ii Some parts of the Court House are a very much in need of repair, and es f, pecially the flooring near the front f entrance. The jail is kept neat and ,) clena, and the prisoners had no corn plaints to make. 'rhe Parish is, how. ( ever, very much in need of a new jail, it huing alitost impossilble to a keep the prr ant one in a sanitary n condition. ii 'l'Tie Patish Treasurer suminjttcod u dctailed and itemizutd reports. account ti mug ftr the various funds in his hands, n wtiic we have (xawinetl and found h corrmct, and attach them hereto as a part of this meport. h The Parish `uperintenilent of Et In Ii ration was bhforuh us, anti reports that e the schoos tliroughunt the Parish are 4 open ani in a properous condition. t 11e h:tve exainuel suiuh matters as ti were l'ught to our attention, and o hererwiiii suulrit our findings. The 5 fact 1h at ol:r fiudines are so few, I; spa :aks wt I for the ': rish, and we s hope hr t this peact fal state of rffsiis Ii will continue. u] Jie prctfu!ly sutnmitted, (Signe 1) ,iu.Yvsis J. 1LRiRos, Foreman. *** -- h Criminal Court. a S The Criminal term of Court opened here last Moinday with Judge L. P. ('ailouet presiding and District At- a tornev Martin representing the State. The docket is a very tight one which goes to shc.w that there has been in i the last year a considrable decrease i in crime throughout the parish which is no doubt due to the etficien- ] II 888 MT. CARMEL CONVENT, THIBODAUX, LA. An A nnel Will Vnn R4a. I CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED iThibodanx tIn V..a, !iu..I .iR An Appeal. Will You Res pond ? As we have said before time for l action has arrived. The columns of ( the Sentinel will from to day on be ,j open for receiving all subscriptions I from the people of Thibodaux and the parish of Lafourche towards lift I ing the heavy indeltedness on our contvent which is a source of pride to 'I all our peoIple. We appeal to the geneious hearts d I public, the citizens, business and l .1 1r.fessiunal men of Thibodaumx the ciiizens and planters and bus ess A men of the parish of Lafounche to contribute to the fund being raised c for the benefit of the Convent. ti It matters not how small the con. "1 trihutions are for they will be thank- ti fully rece ied. ° Send all eontributionq addressed to ' The Thibodaux Sentinel and receipt i of all moneys will be acknowledged through our columns from week to week. The Sentinel desires to raise one v thousand dollars that said amount might be used in making a payment an the principal, the debt itself. If E-very one will coutriltnte what they e, [eel able, tl e amount asked for will >on be raised. We ate glad to an. c rounce that our appeal in last Sator o lay's Sentinel has been answered by r number of contnbutions. Let the is ;ood wo:k continue until the amount a s-KCd fos is subscribed. cy of our officials and the vigorous prosecution by tham of the violat ors Dt the law who have no regard for the well being of society. Our Grand Jury is to he comph m1entect on their report to the Court. Ii rlht'ugh short it i; to the pint. The 3u ,'stion contained in the report are spier:Iihi andl we hope anti pray that our Police Jury will hod it in (heir wikdom to carry out the rertuesta ýf the (;rand Jury. r A Brilliant Record. s - ii At a meeting of the Board of Dir- v actors of the Bank Iufonrche held on the 12inst the same olficials who e have so ably served the institution n Since its orgauization ware reelected ( for the ensuing year, they are as I follows: A .J. Brand, !'resident: C. ii J. Bar ker, Vice Presidlent; K. J. Braud, Cashier; P. F. Legrudre, Asst. s L'a-hier. f Uuhder the management of the Ii rhive name gentltnen the Dank a made rapi I strides from the very dty I it 1beýýnu lnsinoess, on Auk(. 2301 187, r1 until ti dry viewed from a point of I linincia.l strength, it statnds sevond to t IDne in the State otf Isoni -innat. It Iais ac-utlt lttd within live vears 927,50110 (O ,f sir t, l us fit iIs. li--ides i aviug paid i3000.00 irn I;vidlnds. It t lIoliIs I nlividual Deposits, subje t to i h4-ck. amountitng to $270,0U1H 00 or 1 7 5,00O.U00 nmore than the 1a: k Ihel li ji the s:aien tay in 1901, :antd X11.1.000 00 uii e tha in i 1900, and sl.ows a list f 1) pusitors on its lio4kJ tuiiilhering r390 Hains. We wish to coitgintu late the i:.n:'g 'ment, upon the past iuneiss of the Ba:utk, aril esteutls oa ( list wi les fur its continue.h pros. 'er:ty 31 It n Mr. nill Mra. Shaver e:'tertaiatd a r few of their friends at their lovely [tome last Friday night. The evening ii was enjoyable spent in playing Eu f dire after which rare delicacies were t aervted. 'flie following were present : I Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Wa\t-erbury, Mr. u utad Mrs. T. D. Kent, Mr. snd Mrs. C. P. Shaver, Mrs. Mai hiux, Dr. g ýnnmth Miss Alma West, Prif. La h fargue Miss Emma Kent, Ernest C Rog- r Miss Lucy Roger, Dr. Drexler, U Hliss Ali-u Mad lux, Mr. and Mrs. B. ti A. Mattingly. f vva. smaa u a/Vi AVAr ses7 u aý. Va1 J Towards lifting the heavy indebt. a edness on Mt. Carmel Convent. f Thibodaux Sentinel.... ....* 25 00 C. K. of A.............. 200t t Pelican Club.............. 25 00 Charles A. Bads aux........ 5.00 s John M. Walsh............ 5.00 U Dr. S A. Ayo............. 10.00 ' Dr. T. A. stark............ 10.00 u Ellis Brad's Sons......... 25.00 , H. Itiviere & Co............ 25 00 Cash ............ ........ 1.00 S It. Coulsn .............. 300 a Torn Beary.............. 25.00 t Thomas A. Itivier......... 200 t Lou s Perrin..... ........ 2 00 Dr. A..1. & L. E. 3lver.... 25.00 + Ca-h............ ....... 3. 10 .Jamues fi y .............. 5.00 Win. ilcC rwii k........... 5 00 ii A.lkn w l'rih.............. 25 00 li Mr.. L..J. M iv r........... 10.00 Thlt i:tlchte lac-s on this magwfi ent Conive'nt i= over $15,000. Just a th'.k of it citizens of Thibodanx. .1e yon going to sit id v by while thi- debt is "teing incre niel insteas I ýf being diminished ? What bave tou done for this eonvent ? You a mad have contributed a few d(01 tars, but you have d(1)iwed your self of very httl and h tve denied vo:rself nothing inorder to as-ist ou01 3uod Sisters to help pay otf this hlea vy indchtedness. Th interest ou the debt is over v 61200. $1201) is required evety year to pay mnly the interest on this large sum. The money derived from the matri v sulants about balance the expenses I )f the sehool. By the 1st of June notes amount. i ng to the sum of $1500 will fall due. h No money is on hand to meet these iotes. It is our manifest duty citisens of1 a Cut Off News. There was a meeting at Julian le port's atur", ýnnwiay, to make arrange newts for teginniug work on the. [Iemnat caanaa. This ray a h >h.tricicl f r a iciih I rhe pteieut object is to h si it ceeaa *d out for the purpose of daoinsge. t great deal of intrrest was maceifest ci at the meeting, the necessary mon. 'y was raised, and the work will be ;in at on~e. Mr. Frcincois Deramee was on the ick Jist this week, being so badly ndisposed as to have to give up his work. The ueople of this nommumity are xbthiting cousideralde taste for nusic. About one year ago the 20th ;eietufy Brass Band was organized rith about 14 I..ewnbers abde is today u a healthy and prosperous conoli* ion. Last Sbaturday an orchestra or tring band was organized with the ollowing instrumentation: M. Mo. ier., 1st violin; P. Anthement, lst iohin; Luiin Micr, 2.1 violin; Joseph 1. Price, B. lint cornet; Eada Thilco. laux, B. flat clarinet; Rey Thihodaux, 3;e s violin. It is exiecetecl to add wO or three more mantrnients. Now is the time to order ycur p: lug suit, lon't wait until the pret. ist patterns are " sohl out", pl:lee our orler now to he dlehiered when on wish. Chas. A. Badecaux's cloth ug agency. Obituary. We are very sorry to chironicile the leatlh of 31r. John V W. Trotter who lied at hts home last Friday after. loo, in this town. Mr. Trotter was ine of Theibodaux's most high'y ies. cecte:d old citizBaas aid has d mise is egretwed y Lmany. Mr. Trotter located in Thi'odaax a 185i aned up ti a )e'ar or two ago oliieweie the trade of a c:pper ae.d an sinitih. His work was so skillfully It ee thaat he aelucred a nice little urti cc at the teiLness. He Nay a uLde.d-C of the Theib elabx Fire Co. 1o. I ant the Fire Depnrtaueut to ether w:th frcewls and reta.iaee fol. awed h a aemains to the fit. Joseph's 'atholie cemetery where they were laid a rest last Saturday afterueon. We Pnder our heartfelt sympathy to the amily anut relatives. IWnOumux W see tut Zilantuial skil hall com." from other sources than !rom festivals and cone. rts. Somethiu.g mnet he done. The ime fir attion hli, arrived. Financial ussistunce must be given the convent )r else its handsome and classik walls vill be dtmoliahed or the building will be done away with in some man. icr. Cannot the people of Thibodlnu nd the jIarish of Lafourehe pay off he indebtedness of our convent as he people of New Orleans have paid if the iudebtedness on the Protestant Jrphan Assylum ? Have we no generous hearted men n our community who are willing to feud a sunscruption with *1.000 ? Is the passh of L:ifourehe without t man who would cheerfully and iillingly donate a few thousand dot. ars to a charitable institution? We may not have aiv Ito' kefelleia Vikrpont Morgaos, Carne..ie4 who are ible to endow iu-titutious wi! h mi lions >f dollars but we certainly have men n this community and in this har sh vho are fully ab!e to c.nto bnte a w thousand dollars to souse of our ,b:uritable and eiueationa' institutions aueh as of our heavily iud..bed con. 'e it. Let him who can come forward with a princely donation for onr con rent anti he will win fur himselt aurels of praise, and at the same ime will enjoy the satisfavtiou of laving performed a deed which wiln ie remembered by his community ful d1l time.