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Official Journal of the Parish of Lafouroke iand of the Interest of the Town. THIBODAUX, LA., M~BAR. 3. No. fr n . , "- .... .. .... .. *.m -mi = . *... ... " * -- * r** - * _ - * * _ 1 -.- ..m . . . . - ...- . hib' Shoe & Hat Store, Goo!s T'1:it IIavte a Reputation. SORDINARY SHOES . . .---- WON'T FIT - a!ll ft, 1Whenl you want to )uy .l or ' " .+ riir of shoes thbt ill give you both o:', I , ! ' uifuti lt :t .i , f-t i.. t.:,2 i :( :l It" vi nr ,. 2 ý-";_.ý i i'i there cii (2tdiV oi 1,c i l townl I'" r ~ h,'lhre you e',Im lIroctIlse thlcm, at;,i /",t t a t i. . J, 1;i Iu-D Our Hocker Bootee Shoes i long wearers. They wear almost twice as long as ori- MADE BY hIry shoes. Because they are ME MANSS StOE MHPG co apde by thoroughly reliable MT DEC la 18 ,99 AD OTHrR PATENTS PENDING. gakers and only of the best material. Give them a trial and you will inever regret Miving done so. Emile J. Braud. ember that I have removed to the Blum Stand. next to the Thibodaux Drug Store. fLANT OF THE', WITH THE FINEST EQUIP MENTS IN THE SOUTH Is now prepared to furnish the best and cheap est brick in the market................ million bricks on hand ready for delivery. FOR FURTHER PARTICULARS, ADDRESS, LAURENT K. FOLSE, MANAGER, PHONE 126 LE. J. BRAUD, GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT. PHONE EMILE LEFORT bucei nor ito I.:I'OILT ' TETTIEAI S Livery, Feed r ....A 11).... g S...Sa!e Stables. . Uhd ertaking N il f Establishment , • Blackemith and , Carriage "2 t . Maker. t l.triot St. ('or. Levee and .Market, Thibodaux. Just received a nice line ofl Garland Cook Stoves, Heaters, Oil Stoves, n Stove Boards, Grate , Fenders, Coal Hods, Stove Pipes, Window Glass, etc. _ iR tflns Cane Knives $3.75 Per Dozen. , H. Riviere & Co. , '.Pone 108. C(or. .Main 4" St. Louis Sts.. Vertise in The Sentinel. TROUSERS S, i, ,. hN wng themost cope ( a d u vi'actory Iae we have t'ever cirricd. Every ir 4ar.w teed. 1t1 ii ELLIS BRAUD SONS Convenience Courtesy Capacity Fidelity Prudence Safety Strength Recognized essential elements of a perfectly ap pointed Modern Bank- -are offered by The Bank ot Thibodmax THIBODAUX, LA. ASSETS DEC. 28, 1901, - $366,83,N21, ASSETS DEC. 31, 1902, - $467,82 *1. American Bottling Works Thibodaux, La. Began Operations, Feb. 4, '03 Is now prepared to fill all ord(ers for Pop, etc. at the following prices: I box, 2 dozen bottles, at 6(0c Large cases 4 £loz bott!es, 1.20 We are ready to make contracts for any tniigth of time at above prices. Address, Jolihn Guot, Mgr, Thibodanx, La. Perfect and Peerless cU FOes hetium x is!m and all Lter, s;;h-ey ^rnd Mlad dter trouhbl& c.used by ;.ric Lcid 1i the systern. It curLs by cleansing and v;t;rzng the blood, thus removing the cause of disease. It gvacs vior and tone and b~iida up the health and strength of the paticnt while usin the remedy. URICSOL is a Iminary in the medical world. It hb-a ered and will continue to cea more of the above disease than all other known remedies, many of which do more harm than good. Thi great and thoroughlytested atd ehdorsed California Remedy never disappoints It cures in | fallibly if taken as directed. Try it sad be convinced that it is a wonder and a blesing to Price 1.00 per bottle, or A bot tles for $5. Por sale by druggists. Send rtamnp for book of putic, alare a d wonderful cues. If your druggist cannot supply you it will be sent, prea, upon receipt of price. A : M c SeO cuamcal, L.O L e o s A C S3 a tIAfNtIm ..M A b. 4 THIBODAUX. LA. : - BREEDER OF - ( ornish Indian Gamef A FOWL WORTH RAISING. Stock for sale, $2.50 and up 3 Eggs in season at $2.50 pel i fifteen. "Clothing Pointers." i :y not have your new Sprint suit lade to order by experience Stailors,. and thusi get a fit which yoi wil: f.el I,roud of ? The success of this branch of tn I business lehas ben. First; An asc)rt inmet of patteins sutli-icntly large tt pl.ase the individual taste of eacr cutomner. Second; Goods of stetlin, value. Third; Superior workmanshi, afd con(sequent perfect fits. Fourthl l:scelle:ce :uid dulratmlity of trim Smings. Fifth; Prices commensurate Swith vlue given. These points hb:ve been strictly maiitained by the Houses with whon I lnli: coulie1C, thus assuring you oi thie very best of satisfaction. as t( quahty of woolens, fit and fluish. It buying "made ti measure' C;o'hing, you can select a patter[ tnobody else has. and slhald yot desire to be the exclusive wearer I will take pleasure in withbdrawrn ask pattern from further sale. I shall be glad to ba I'9 i el and examine my line of ofir 110( samples. and should ye any thing in Clothing. wbhetlr tI be suit, coat and vest, singlh tat Ot pair of Pants, I will be pleased t take your order with the understand ing that I give you perfet stisfac tion or no sale. Respectfully soliciting a share oe your va;ued patronage. ' I am yoars very truly, CuAs. A. BADSAUx, THE R CKIt STORE Gents Furnishings, Loies Goode Notions, Shoes and Hats. Main street, Thibdsoux, La For Sale. A barge 88 ft by 18 ft strongly constructed, with interior tank snita ble for oil transportatiouC Details ant price furnished on appiestioe . 32 8. D. Pntaz, No. 342 Carondelet street N. O. La Notice. Hunting on the Acadia Plantatiot is t;isitively prohibited. S22 W. . Prce. ALVIN JARVIS INI)ICTED For Burrglary of St. Josep1h's Church, Pleads Guilty Alvin Jarvis. c'barged with Iliiglar izing and rohbin, St. .lJoseph's Cathrli lie Church on February 17th, tiod who was recently captured in Nevi Orleans through the very clever work of Sheriff lJamen s Ieary, was indricted by the grand jury I st Friday week and brought into court shortly .8ftet tr be arr:a'igel. ITnon his arraign iment, he slrpri.ed every Io13 in the -urt rom by ple..'ing guilty to the aeh.ge. He was reIma:ded for sea tenee. ilowing is an extract from a S'o the Picayune giv with acu. ed: "Jarvla is about 27 years of age and he a ys he has no special religion t'lhongh his parents were Lutherans He robbed the church, he _ yS, witl the intention of selling the stoler goods and thus rai;e some money. After stealing the venrious articles, is s..ys he walked to the bayou, which is about two acres from the church and, taking the levee, he walked t< Lafourche Crossing, a distance ol about four males. lie then took tbh railroad and walked to Gibson, whern Shle packed the stolen goods anr ship ped them by express to New Odleans . This is what led to his arrest, as the express agent at Gibson thought thb box I loked rather suspicious. Opening the box, he found the sacred articles He notified Mr. Beary, who remover the church property and reclosed the box, which he let go on to New Or leans. He then notified the police o New Orleans to be on a lookout to whoever called for the b;ox. In - week or so Jarvis called for the box and was immediately arrested amn r brought to Thibodaux. Jarvis denie having had a confederate in thb L robbey." L icee, it has been learned from thi thief that he threw into the baIyo lafourche the Sacred [lost containet in the cboriumn stolen from the tabher nuele. i Canal Treaty Ratified. The Unitad States Senate has a st ratified the Panama Canal Treaty r--m-remre aN ipomed e-nd Smantsa Farmers' Institute. A Farmers' Institute will be helk here to day at the Opera House, tiun d'.r the auspices of the State Boar( of Agriculture anid Immigration. Planters, farmlers, tl.e young men ). especially anti all interested in agr r culture, immigration. etc., aic re uge: I3 re.,lested to ;attend. The ladies art cordltolly inrvited. It iy hoped that i large audtiemie will be l)pire:,nt. In vi:w of lihe h:,d cc nidition of ou roads and 1thc. high stagE ,f water g making it almost imuposil,'e for p-o (I pie flomn a dista;nce to attend, we a strongly rge the planters and( far mers near town and the people of tht SI town to turn out in goodly- cumbers The institute will be conducted b), ,; Major J. G. Le, Commissioner ol h Agicultate, and' the following is tht Sinteresting piogramme which h:oa peen pr epared for the occasion, to wit: 310HNING SESSION 10 A. 31. C Address of Welcome--3r. J. A. () Coignet. SAddress of Welcome for the Progres a sive l:nion.--lMajor W P'. M1arti f Reslponse and inlr,.ductory Riemark S-J. (3. LEE, Conductor of Insti tute. " Truck Growing f:r Canning Facto n ries"--l'rof F. II. Burnette, lor i ticulturist, Lousiana State Univer 1 saty and A. & 31. College, and Ex i -periment Stations. DISCUSSION. II AFTERNOON SESSION 2 P. M. "Practical Truck Orowing"-Hon. W. 8. Keeghey, of Porchatoula, La. DISCUSSION. r All persons interested in truecl Sfarming and canning should not fail to attend, as they will hear the sub ,ct of "Truick Growing for Cainang Factories ably and elaborately dis cussed. E Health from Nature DR. DAVIS' Compound Syrup W ild Cherryand Tar Straight from Nature's own Lab oratory come the cherry and the p:ne. A sure u-re for Consumption, Coughs, Asthma, InBfluenza, Bron chitia, Croup, Whooping Congh, Palpitation of the Heart. s ceeta mad 1Ai •* tl.-. At druggists aud medicine dealers. ) Thibodaux, Ls, . an. 3:d. 1903. The Board ,of School IDi ecttrs o . the Parish of La foouir.lc mit this d1a: the l'residlnt in the, chair and the to lowing Dirctto ls itrcselt: lPawl Scot, P. F. Caillol, Ahcide (Chluvin, .Jr : and theI Scr".ta' y. ex oilcio Sul e in tenrient. AI .sent: D)irectors Ih)ra i mee, Elfer, Roger and 3Meyr. e The minutes of the last meeting k were read and approved as recorddl Some necessary repairs on tIe' la:I k gard-. School wo're ordered to be in m: r under the dirtet ion of the Local Di Srectors. e The resignation of J. Prulesn e liourg as one of the Local Director - of the Lockport School was nccepter and the vacancy remains unlilled to a the present. The following bills were presenth to pay the same: e, Repairs of Goin Academy, $1.21 , Stamps for offla-, 3 01 . Freight on deikkt, to Piucky It Boy, 2 51 n Repairs on St. Charles ferry, 4.41 r. Expenses for removing desks 1e at Lockport, 11.7. I The renairs to the Ledet Schor: I, scalled for bIy the lhtter of the tealthe 0o of the said scho)1l were referred ti t t )f Local Directors for attention lnd fo Ie execution. re The Superinte'ndent was authorizei to have the drainage of the f;:[,o s. Academy improved, and also, to hav ie a door made in the south silt of th ne annex. and to secure eight singi g desks for the Principal's 'epartmene .. A school vaq ordered to be est 1 b'ished at the Coteau Polse, provid,, ie the Bowie Lumber Co., will furui I .- the school house and desks for th of use of the said school. r The Secretary, ex-officio Superin a tendent and the Treasurer not havin; x, their reports quite completed, wet id given further tine for the present: es tioo of their said reports, with th ie understanding that their reports sh:l he embodied in and lpread on the min e autes of this meeting. The report oi are as follow-: d Annual Statement of Anatole .] ,r- Braud, Tr.a;utr. r of S h.ol Fur.ds. I)lt. To Amount overdrawn Jan'v 1st. 1903 $3572 9 To Receiipt since: Current School Fund, 8033 58 t Poll Tax, 2225 00 Po.b*e Jauy Tax, 8486 48 - Interest on 16th 8ections, 318 05 All other Sources, fines interests in Balances & Fer. ries 2457 97 Total Receipts for n the Year $22746 0 S$19173 1 Teachers' Par, 15817 50 Rents and Re pairs and Sup plies 1163 79 Superintendent's Salary. 800 00 Treasurer's Com mission. 242 "3 Building School Houses, 350 00 Assessol's C(om mission. 1054 36 Tax Collector's Comnmision. 611 00 All Other Expen ditures, 367 58 . Total D;slursc ments, $201:16 5 By Amount over drawn Jam,'y 14,t 1903 $1263 4 r A. .I. BaAUD, - Treaser (.f School Fundi ATTEST: THOMAS A. BADEAUX, Secetnary of the Pari-h School Board There being no further busineut the Board adjturned Tos STARK, M1. D., Presidenl k Tuos. A. HIADEA:x, Sec. & Supt. il - - - * * Cclds are Dangerous. S How often you hear it remarked "It's onty a cold," and a few day later learn that the man is on hi back with pneumonia. This is o such common occurrence that a coli however slight, should not he disre garded. Chamberlai's Cough Remi dy counteracts any 'endency toware pneumonia. It always cures tand i pleasant to take. Sold by Roti Drug Store. Jury Adjourned. Owing to the highl water and bae roads, Judge Caillouet has adjourun~ct the petit jury which hadl been sumr moned for this week till Tuesd:' April 28th 190 3 at 10 o'clchk, t serve during that wetk, to which :Il jury cast s have Isen iostponed. The jury of tihe first w',k whli, hald Ibetn adjourned till .11,,,h Mllarch 23. has been d(sh:,g1 . altogether. IThe Locking of Hayou La. " ourcrhet Enjoined. .I n 1 I,lith,,, of .srensiont, has S rl e, itldth Ir I: " ·. ;f I,,r is Ihhon and "I 1V. I'ugh vs. IBoard of Comis. iCtom, lss f0 tilte Atch:lf: ilaya Irev ee Sii arti, and I."lf irelce l:I.t:u Levee Itoari. :1tinst tilie ,lf'rlant". en joining them from loking Bayou lI.afourche. A lsipatch from I)onahlsonville gi ives a ftill account of the .Jndge'a i'cijioir, from whi, Ih we extract the t ollowihnw , amiong otliher reasons ad i vianedc ill its support, to wi': "Ag:utin, it appel:ars to me that the lamming and locking of a navigable d stream is Intended to do away with. .5 of dams and lo( ks Iy ae aria e thaT O governa ent created fo,r the purpose of mnauintaining a l,.vec systein, is not ( ounly an act unauthorized by Its t) sovereign er , ator, hnt destrutlive of the very ohbj.ct for which it w..s . blronght into existence. , "I.'fnla:nt haIs earnestly pressed ,r to the attention of the court that t. owing to changed o,'ilitions, it has Ir Intonme imnplmsible, undeltlr the prcsent levee systeln, to protect thi lands on d the lower Lafourche fIom oveaflow. S'l'his unfortunate situation can not be 'e remedi I uy court.; (,f jisticr, in the I . face of the plain letter of the, law. ie "I am of the opinion ihat the ten. era:l Assembly, in antIh ,rizin the La. Sfourthh: Basin Let 'e all,:iar to dam 9l and lock Bayou ILfourche co:ifelrrid, I upon that Ioard a power which is de destructive of the very reason for which the Constitution authorized at to create the board, and which is ig therefore unconstitutional and ultra re vare., and 1 have reached this conclu s ion, though fully aware that our n courts will always resolve a doubt iw II favor of the co.astitutin:ality of a u. statute. It follows that if tLe Gen to eral Assembly could not authorize a board created to maintain a levee J. system to build ,lains anli hicks, anrd thereby destroy that kIee system, it could still less divert funds raised for the former purp.ese to carry out the )7 latter. 'But the act of 1902 goes still further. It makes it incumlnt on defendant to maintain a stream of water sixty feet wide by six feet deep, to dredge said bayou, owstlrnet -P S r 5 othr .-- app rtes aes. etc, with moneys raised by taxation and dedicated by the Consti. tution to maintain a levee system, to erect, repair and maintain leveed. "It is difficult to conceive how the positive mandate of this statute can he carried out without openly violat ing articles 238 and 239 of the Con stitution. It would be impossible to )8 strike with nullity section 3 of the act, which contains the above proviso, without nullifying the whole act,'as its wordilig.indllcates tlart these pro v isions were the main cousidlerations and condlitions upon which the dam lxhould he built, and it can harldlv he presumed the Legislature would have passed the act witlrnut thin Green. le.f, sixth edr., p. 211. Black, par. 44: 32, Ann. 742.) An appeal was taken to the So. preme Court, returnalrle on April 6 next, which will, in view of Ithe im portance of the is-ues involved, in all prbhl, luility lie heard alndl determined before the court's vacation. The high stage of the water in ll-Hyou L,:sf',,ur.iie has made it - Ine s5ary to h.ave the bridge which spansI the bay\ou here oplen. There is G abouit ten itcln.es of wate:lcr .gn.nat the bridge and it offers a grceat resistance. It was fc:irsl that the machinacery by whieh the bridge is operated wouud not stand the tst. Those in nuthor'ty acted wisely in causing the bridge to remaln open, of conrse it is inconvenient, but it is better to sntifler a little cneonvemence for a short time than to ruli the rsk of having the bridg5 demolished amd Sthen having to remain without means of crossing vehicles for four or Aive Smonths. A large kiff has been put itto commission lby the bridge author;ties for the convenience of peleatri:n.. I: A Soule Graduate. Ri I. C. Toups, soil of 'Pamul Tonpa, a ,f prominent pl-n'er of l:af'urche Cros i, sing, 1,as., was among the ruaent Sgraduates at the Soule Busines Col '- lege. Mr. Toups gradlu:atal thli week in the full commercial tco rse, anl is was awarhd the UCollege diploma. h ir. Toups was al.,, warle*l a medal f,,r his consciecltiouli' devotion to his student duties. 1)iriilig \lr. Toupa' attendance at the ('clle1, he has made many warm frtwelds aoneg the faculty and studenti, wh.I usaite iti i 'Wlushing him uni.,, iu I success is di whatever , hle of I, fe his talentt - will eal lhlim. It 'hsa not require the frasitlt ,f a proI hb:t to predict for Mr. Toups a sncceruafal sad bou i orable h u..lll.-ss career -Picyune. Tihe S.Curax.L congratuat*s the o man 'ilUo the diatisea y tiun I he ls i attaitied ii hi. Vuollege -I ::mc.er, aid wishes hlin the 6seuCL~E iil lije whv. b hlie so w.ln delsrres.