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THE JENNINGS DAILY RECORD
J4NDEIIIFENDENT LOCAL NEWSPAPE1. Un-OFFICIAL ORGAN OF THE TOWN OF JENINGS. SUBSCRIPTION: 0 Cents a Month: $5 a Year N. L. MILLER. Editor and Prorietor
LLq. .,. JENNINGS, LOUISIANA SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1901 NUMBER 290.
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.5l::Oil aod evelopiment Co.,L ,
. Capital Stock, $200,000 '" Jennuings, Louisiana
,' This is one of the st.rhgest companies financially there are, or will operate in the Jennings field. "" .*
' tiL oflier are all men of exceptional business ability and its holdings are of the best, consisting of :;*,.,
"4".: Mft acres, constituting the Big Spring farm, formerly owned by Cooper & lehman, lying southeast of i*
' Jennings and adjoining the Southern Pacific right of way, making the site unequaled for the speedy and o*
- -t. economical handling of the product. .This is a big saving to stockholders. ..*.
The derrick is now being constructed and the contract for drilling is being lot. Work will com- *.j
inenc. very shortly. +
A limited number of shares in this company are -
now offered for sale at 500 per share, par value .
:~ ~ $1.00. Fully paid and non-assessable. ;
" - LANDS FOR SALE,.-About 80 acres adjoining the well site has been sutt)divid(led into tracts .
* ranging from 23 acres up, and are now offered to purchasers at a reasonable price. This is a tine op- "
'.- pot tunity to get a splendidly located small trace. ,*.
C OFFICERS.-Dr. E. I. Hall, President, "resident Citizens Bank..%
·'" ..e-A - A. ?M..Arthur, Vice-President, extensive rice grower and buyer. . ,
:;"'" RIi. Dahlen, Secretary-Treasurer, a prominent real estate broker. oi
'+ DIHECTORS.-J. H. Hoffmann, Cashier Citizens fank: C. A. Lowry, 1. C. Andrus, Eldd Mot- ,** .
;": ; ris, J. M. Cooper, B. C. French, J. P. Black, Albert )Derouen, C. C. Gauthier, -*.
'"ý',. [D. Hiebert, of J.ennings: lion. T. J. Kernan, Eugene ('azedesstus of the flank of -*;f.
l;ton Rouge, and Col. W. L. Stevens of Baton Rouge, and the olieers o the , -.
• " " "" comnpany. :.
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STOCK O.F -
Goods n all Lines.
Plenty of Groceries for Everybody,
and an Elegant Line of Dry Goods
now Being Placed on the Shelves.
We are Ready to Take Care
of L:" Customers.
A. D. l'IcFPARLAIN.
HAS RISEN FROM ITS A HES.
COMPLETE LINE OF.....
Drugs, Chemicals, Patent Medicines
and Toilet Articles in Stock.
p'Not one bttle saved from the tire.
V. B. Richa'rd, Manager.
50 feet 3}t inches nt, th of Mrs. Ahl,ott'~ store.
JENNINGS .HLW. CO.
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PERSONAL A.UD GENERAL
ir, d Lock of cWestl:ke was in
Jennings this week.
Bert Neweouib is now in the
employ of Scott Bros. i in their
Extensive improveu:ent.s will
be made on the courthouse at
Like Charles as quickly as prac
Secretary (Lage has recom
Iueide:t thit cngress appopri
Sate $1i5,000Ui for the imprvre
ment of COilcasieo puass.
Work on the Abbeviile Canal is
progressing rap:dily. :Contrac
t,,or Pat Deehley now has all Lantids
lie needs and is making g(ood use
of the fine weather. The canal
will open up a large area of ine
Iic lantd and will aidd much to
the prosperity of farmers and
land w. eri along its oute. It
ought to contribut' lhberally to
the sup,,port of Abbeville and
make trade here be ,ni.-M-lerid
Thie boar.d ,f the (ueviain
Dra inage District have let t::e
contract for thei survey of U;.y
dan dr.itainge canal. and octi\e
o-)erations o),tuu last v't.:;. ;'.
iin a short timte expect to the Iis
canal ,iniashed as our driii.nge
b(tIoar'l consist of len11 who Wll) ii a
grcat deal ;f lrpe.rty and thie
see the bonelit which will derived
frot it. This canal when ,iit
ple ted will remcaiin for the LU ."
.(lan section hundreds of tho,:.
andofs of acres of the best rice
land in the U. S. So wCe expect
I for the acreage of rice i11 this
vicinity to nearly double ii-cif
Snet year.-t-euyd:U.al News.
Iiinames andlli addcess of thollse I;ll',
y ou tLinilk arCe iltWraleste~I itn a
SjousiuesS education, and reoceie
:six ca1rds with your lnaulle Ealltin
iully vi rittemn.
tili eS Ne O:'.'a; . a
v .mess i( lt ego,
Nc' Un 1' 115 iA.
''. \Tm.1N' G,)-Good iihi.- . ie i i'm
womlai ; ;"10t to *12 ,'Ir tlOitli t.
rigiit pe 5so,:. IFam ili 'f ta"i ,e :
an, Wa i.l.glil to <cio. A.pjii:y at
; t,, Iecord o~iice. 280ht1
;.° Fl '. oil lease's and leg;l
bahtinks of (every dcscrip:ti.ion, alsO
Sjob pitintingof o(ill kinds, ail at
,the itEC ol;D ctfice. All printing
pmronptly and ý rrectiyýxcuted.
-'-7--" -•"- -'R:-'
UILL CANAL TREAYW.
New Agreement Between United
States and Great Britain.
NO OBJECTIONS NOW.
The Clayton.Bulwer Treaty Is Wiped 9
Out of Existence and the United
States Given All the Power
They Have Asked For.
Washington, Dec. 7.-The new Hay
Pauncefote treaty providing for the
construction of a canal across the
Isthmus of Panama, is as follows: C
The United States of America and
his majesty. Edward VII. of the
United Kingdom of Great Britain and
Ireland, an4 of the British dominions s
beyond the seas, king and emperor of
India, being desirous to facilitate the
construction of a ship canal to connect a
the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, by a
whatever route may be considered ex
pedient, and to that end to remove any
objection which may arise out of the t
convention of the 19th of April, 1850,
commonly called the Clayton-Bulwer
treaty, to the construction of such ca- r
nal under the auspices of the govern.
ment of the United States without im- t
pairing the general principle of neu- a
tralization established in article 8 of
that convention have for that pur- t
pose appointed as their plenipoten- c
The president of the United States, a
John Hay. secretary of state of the
United States of America and his maj- i
esty Edward VII. of the United King
dom of Great Britain and Ireland and i
of the British dominions beyond the
seas, king and emperor of India, the t
Right Hon. Lord Pauncefote, G. C. B.,
G. C. M. G., his majesty ambassador
extraordinary and plenipotentiary to
the United States, who having commu.
nicated to each other their full powers
which were found to be in due and
proper form have agreed upon the fol
Article 1. The high contracting par
ties agree that the present treaty shall
supersede the before mention con
vention of .the 19th April, 1850.
Art. 2. It is agreed that the canal
may be constructed under the auspices
of the government of the United
States, either directly at its own cost
or by gift or loan of money to indi
viduals or corporations, or through
subscription to, or purchase of stock f
or shares. and that subject to the pro
visions of the present treaty, the said
government shall have and enjoy all
the rights incident to such construc
tion, as well as the exclusive light of
providing for the regulation and man
agement of the canal.
Art. 2. The United States adopts as
the basis of the neutralization of such
ship canal the following rules. sub
stantially as embotldied in the con'ecn
tion of Con:tantinople. signed the 2Sth
of October. ,ISS. for the free naviga
tion of thl- Suez canal, that is ti say:
First-The canal shall he free and
open to the vessels of commnerce and C
of war of all nations observing these
rules, on terms of entire egnality. so
that there shall be no dliscrimination I
again=t such nation or its citizens or
subj-cits. in re.spcct of the conditions
or charges of traffic, or otherwise.
Such condltions and charges of traf
fic shall he just and equitable.
Second-The canal shall never be E
blockaded, nor shall any right of way
be exercised, nor any act of hostility c
be committed within it. The United I
States, however, shall be at liberty to
maintain such military police along I
the canal as may be necessary to pro
tect it against lawlessness and dis- r
Third-Vessels of war of belliger
ents shall not revictual, nor take any
stores ip the canal except so far as
may be strictly necessary, and the
trnsit of such vessels through the
canal shall be effected with the least I
possible delay in accordance with the
regulatlons in force, and with only
such intermission as may result from
the necessities of the service. Prices
shall be. in all respects, slubject to the
same rules as vessels of war of the
Fourth-No belligerent shall embark
or disembark troops, munitions of war
or warlike n.aterials in the canal ex
cept in case of accidental hindrance
of the transit, and in such case the
transit shall be resumed with all pos
Fifth-The provisions of this article
shall apply to the waters adjacent to
the canal within three marine miles of
each end. Vessels of war of a belliger
ent shall not remain In such waters
longer than twenty-four hours at any
e ne time except in case of distress, and
in such case shall depart as sobn as
possible; but a vessel of 'was' ot.one
Sbelligerent shall not depaPt with |
twenty-four hours fr.om '
of. vesser of war pr
WRECK IN ARKANSAS
Passenger Trains on Iron Mountain
Collide Near Malvern
THREE PEOPLE DEAD
There Were Thirty-Elght Injurod, Some
Bleing Fatally Haurt-Mistake as
to Where the Trains Meet
Caused the Accident.
Malvern, Ark., Deec T.--Three per- i
sons killed and 88 injured, some seri
ously, is the result of a head-end col
lision between, two passenger trains on
the St. Louts, Iron Mountain and
Southern railroad one and a half miles 1
south of hero late Thursday evening.
The two trains were No. 3, known as t
the St. Louis Fajt Mail, southbound,
and No. 14, known as the Little Rock
and Eldorado Passenger, northbound.
Jerry Dickson, a negro of Saginaw,
Ark., an unknown negro man and an I
unknown negro woman were killed.
The injured whites are as follows:
Frank 3M. Honry of Malvern; inter- t
nal injuries; serious.
Judge J. R. Moore. Arkadelphia.
Ark.; head cut, badly injured in back
S. T. Roberts, Little Rock; right arm
broken, head cut, leg sprained; seri
Charles Kaufman, Little Rock; cut
about face; not serious.
W. T. York, Oklahoma City; face cut,
injured in back.
A. L. Herrick, Little Rock; slightly i
William Fried. St. ILouis; face and
breast cut; not serious.
Of the negroes injured only five are
seriously hurt, but many will be
maimed. Several lost an arm or a leg
and in many instances both of these
members were broken.
Train No. 3 was to meot No. 14 at
Malvern, but the latter train was late
and No. 3 moved ahead expecting to
meet the other train at the next sta
tion. A mile and a half south of Mal
vern the two trains met in a terrific
collision. Engineer Robert Heriot of I
No. 14 jumped in time to save his life. i
while Engineer M. Campbell of No. 3
did likewise. The two engines were
.wrecked and the colored coach next to I
the baggage car on the southbound
train was badly smashed. It was
crowded with negro emigrants en route
from North Carolina, Georgia and Ala
bama to Texas.
The smoking car of the northbound I
train was badly damaged and most of
its occupants were injuered. but the
coaches on this train did not suffer. t
The dead and injured were brought u
here as soon as possible and physi
cians are attending to the injured.
Jury Could Not Agree.
New York, Dec. 7.-l-erman Trcetz,
19 years old. who has been on trial at
Richmond, on an indictment charging
him with manslaughter in that he is
responsible for and aided in the death
of Ida Depuy. 16 years of age, his t
sweetheartis again out on bail. The
jury disagreed and was discharged. It
is not likely he will he tried again. I
Treetz declares the girl accidentally
Booker Wnshlngton's Rec'ptlion.
Northampton. Mass.. Dec. 7.-Book
er T. Washington was given an enthu
siastic reception by Smith college stu- i
dents upon the occasion of his address
here. President Seeleye presided and
Washington spoke upon the negro
problem. Earlier he addressed the
closing session of the state board of
agriculture upon the colored race and
its relation to productive industries of
Vienna. Dec. 7.-Since the visit of
Grand Duke Francis Joseph at Buda
Pest, five weeks ago, all trace of fric
tion between Vienna and St. Peters
burg has disappeared. At any rate for
a time, the maintenance of the status
quo in the far east seems all but cer
Ravaged by the Kurdls.
Constantinople, Dec. 7.--Mlissionary
sadvices bring news that Kharput is
tranquil but that the adjoining vilayets
Ezeroum. Darbekier and Bitlis have
been ravaged by kurds, against whom
the authorities are powerless.
ilurned to Death.
New Orleans, Dec. 7.-In a fire at
Bayou Des Allemandes, La., Miss Mary
Ernest, agd..jl7, and Flossie Delabre
tonne, aged 20.years, were burned to
death. They "re prominently conneet,
ed in New Orleans.
Si Poydras, the negro who as
saulted Deputy-sheriff Chas. M.
Richard Thursday night in Lake
Charles, was arrested in Welsh
last night and taken to Lake
Charles. A mob met the officer
who had him in charge just as
he arrived at the jail door and
took possession of the negro and
hung him to a telephone pole just
outside the court house yard.
2~"Moses & St. Germain will
sell you stock in any oil company
in Jennings. See them at Citi
Texas Oil at the WorlI's Fair.
St. Louis, Dec. 5.-Fuel oil from
the wells of Texas will probably
be used under the boilors of the
big power plant of the Louisiana
Purchase Expos iti dn to be held
in St. Louis in i l9-. T'I'ie Direc
t,,r of Worlks of thil 1'Explsition is
looking into the feasibiiity of
using' T'xa ,ii) I lstead of soft
coal, which supplies very nearly
all tfue fel f.)r the big factories
of St. Lni-. If the expense of
the f;ei'l ,i, 'ither iln ir-t cost or
in cost cii , il:sl)ortatiio,, is not
pr.lhibilit i ive \ iii OI e t u cd.
''"Oil t' 'v:-t it'iia t :ges over
soft coala, fue~l." s; "vs Diriector
of \orki.. Tay ior. "!is lriucteilal
a(lvaui;_e fir cxi':sitiOn uses,
where ercaio wh l it . the color of
the buildinIs,l is tihat itdoes away
witll the ,ll-. il;lg sooty smtoke
whict h hitll!i) 1u' s cull pro:iue:1s.
It also eli linates the dust pro
dued(1 in ha:dling soft coal alld
tile ushlis from it.
"Oil can be transportod into
grouuds in a;t pil) line. This
obviates the n:ces.,ity for a rail
way switell inito tie grounds for
hantdling isie.- aitc ual. It does
away with ir'-r(I, coal passeei.s
and ash haulers. It obviates tike
necessity of baIinig" iires du rinl
thle tite wl:O! they atoe lot ;i
maxilnu ii demand. Tile oil jLt
tire Clii beU exiAil -,isheid anld. ratss
ed to its maxi itu1 inat in 1icredi
bly slih -t ti).ie_.
"1 have i'e :i pr, ,,o. iti:Ws
front sevieral l:trg.: a1111 s ,
Texas oil" oi li to tile use tt
that fu!l. If we can imake suit
able a an. , .gm .O:L for t ;Inspo;rI -
in-' th - oil, thie .. .ld's ' air ait
witlh T' 1-,5s 1i.
T tl p ,'V_,'r i.l:t for the ,11,!
S i h-e ilt a l)1
tae rl,' . 0,1111 V itl l t'i o
cityif upward o , ;l h ,.
power. ELhctrica ,.. tre'.ta s
from anl parts , t a: Tnittd
States ill't i ,V. 11,L-, is
the plnt. "i' ti : ' lO s aret'
t' be l[taod i. l the :.i.r tll 11. '
m10aC1h0iter !doillnl 15 asi -xii
while tlin- b.ltlriC ;ii, O ijei s '.~1;i
be located whiot0e lal.Iet f" t:il' to
the exhilibit buildii s will b:' eli
The Host Prescription f l .Malllla a
Chills n .It F ver i5 ai bo ti. of (.ove'i
Tastclests Chill 'ionic. Li 1 Su,! v ii r"on
andt quinine ill a t:to. , I,,r nr . No
CIllure. N ';to I.. P'i ltr C.
To Be Soli ty the Court.
T'e pryierty of the ['ott Ar
been o'de'o.r sold at a l'tur110
date, tti be set by tite (-ouIt. A
half unillio:1 dollars is tile 101t.
st uii that will 00 ace 'pted as a
bid for th,' jr,,p rtt.
Tihe .tinititis iidw.. Ci. jlsi
tute iutnd llihittill)g. Gi
g-t.WVatoer (lstei u.t, oil tad.ikS
for wagons or rosew*'v . ,.- , .,.
1B. IKillinger. .oill,-,", "I
' -" 'r - ,Sb:. ii rei'sidece
uit for h ,;'ico a0t tf-rms, at J-