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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly messenger. — 24 April 1886

TIE WEEKYll E8UNUL. .....~ ~ ~ ~~~-------  . . .. .. .. . - - -- - - l-I" . . ...i - VOI.ITM I.S T . T ARTI8VITIC AtRIL NMRKl(R 9 THlE 1J E88ENGER. We Must Make Up. There is no doubt, that with a bridglg over the mansh awar I.. e Tame, atnd OmIover Bay .u SClair would tend tol enhance the bulanes of this town many thousands of dollars. Why with the knowledge of the beefits that w..uld follow this Iha not long ago been done, is an enigma we are not prep tre to solvelw. The people of these respective srighb'rho ds are anious to do, their trading here; and, it snems to us that self-late est shoull fiod a way to offer them means to do o. Ewvry year trade which pr'perly belongs to ua. iq being diverted into other channels, and no f feot is made to cheek it. The fact is palladle that business is a:ot increasing with us; itf we are not retrograding we are not advancing; and, worse than all, our neighbors are prospering-if we can judge by surface inlicatiols. Now, to regain, what is ...

Publication Title: Weekly Messenger, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly messenger. — 24 April 1886

THE MEMIWrENGER.l Plulblh*ed Ever"y atlurday. It EASTIN & BIENVENU, Editors aril Plapriittors. I 07 Sullheription $1( a yealf n aslvanee AIVEIITI.'ING I.4AI'TE. ..PA... I m 2nms 3nms Usmasi 3r. One inch.. 1 11: 2 (0I 20 4 00' 7 1$) Two iasche's 2 2i 2 7i 3 ~: ti I), 10 iN) Three In :Iehe 3 i 350 4 I)( 77 n 12  Four inches 37:º 4 21 4 7' K4 I) IIEN) Five inehes 42.3' 4 7i :52:5 1oW)1' ls;iN) tiq inlhes.l .: 57:.3 60 5 IM) l$INW)I One scolumni 91 M) 90(W 10050 155) 2I(M) Trainsient advertisements, 7~5 et'nts *r inch far first inaertion; C50 rents for each'l subsequllent inserttn. SNfi,'ial or legal alhvertJisnienits. $1 per I Inch fiwr tirt insertion; and .O l cents fir eahrl sulllmislelit insertion. trllri.f clsnmlllnicaLtitllis up o slub)jects of public interest solicited. No attention will Ihe given to anonylmous letters. SATURtIAY AI'PRIL 17th. 18Nt. A Romance of the Strike. A dispatch from St. Louis, says: A ca lious result of the strike is one of Mar tin Iron,' recent exp...

Publication Title: Weekly Messenger, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly messenger. — 24 April 1886

TIlE Iv&'S. 'filEl. uhlisheld Evry atuSrday. EASTIN & BIENVENU, Editors andl PolpriEtors. 'Tsukleriptotln $1 (0 a year in advancr Casting the Big Gun. A Monster Pieoe of Artillery Made in Seuth Boston. The fourth attempt to east the last of the large rifles for the government was wuecessfully made at the touth Boston Iron Works under the supervision of Lieut. Borup. of the army. sand Ieat. 'omumander Lyon,. of the nary. Several other men prominent in military life witnessed the casting. Three la go fur uieces were uneed in the melting, each containing about 35 tons of ore. The fires were started at about 9 o'clock Sun day night, and at 12a~) Monday after aoon the iron was in condition to run, when the signal topour was given. The gin pit had been mast carefully pre pared, and the core which hung down lsto the middle of it was one of the stutest and btest ever made. At the end of 22 minutes the metal had filled the ,it, the holes of the furnaces were plug ged. up the gutters...

Publication Title: Weekly Messenger, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly messenger. — 24 April 1886

Succession Sale. STArE or LIUSIA.1-\ PARINsu (,F ST. MARTIN. 2 1st Judicial I)istrict Court. Probate I)ocket No. 2521. In the matter of the Estate: of I )r. 1)avid I )cLaureal. By virtllue of an order directed to me Sheriff of the Parish of St. MI:rtin by the Iloni'orahi, tlh 21=4. .Jldihi:tl I ist neit S'ourt for :aforest:id l'rihl d:t*,i c )vt.llr 2nd. 18.$. and :ls.* in elonformity to the :advice and ret'mnunllllll' datiolns of Ithle f.lmi ily Imeeting d:atet A.ugutst .29th. i*3t. di lv homnomlogated. I will offt r for sale lit lpublic aletion to t lit. Ist and highest hidehlr at the frontl door of tihe Court IlHtlse. in tihe townIm f St. Martllinville on 'itt'RSl).Y TIlE 6TII. )DAY. OFr MAY A. D. i1886. hetweel the legal holrs. on theli terms :land tl ditionsll hlierein:4fter .tilaimhted. lthe fo.ll.win. dl..,.rib d lpro siriy to Nit: 1 .1 tr:it otf lald ituil:tel in the Pa rismlh of St. lMartin. nit:-Iring ionei huin ldred and sixtteti amid tCliti uipurtli'i:til arerl Lts. ...

Publication Title: Weekly Messenger, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly messenger. — 1 May 1886

TU VIL! MIBNEGER. JUtTICE TO ALL VOLI'ME I. ST. MARTINSILLE, LA., MAY lt. 18 8. NUMBER 10. THE ME88ENGER. The Y. B. A.Entertainment. Sanday the theatrical performance given by the Mutual Benevolent Assoeia tion, of this town, despite the inclemency of the weather drew a fair audience in Duchamp's Hall, and we are told tihe re sult in a financial view proved satisfae tory. The play performed was a one act comedy written by our townsman, Felix Voorhies Esq.. for the occasion, and we must say that its sueeess was so great as even to overtop the highest expecta tions of our friend the author. From the raising of the curtain to the end of the play, the audience was kept in up roarious merriment, and its appreciation was expressed ty frequent applause and quantities of bouquets were thrown on the stage. The play is entitled, "L'hotel du Lapin Etripe,"-it is well written, well planned and full of apt repartees and unexpec ted situations. In the cast was the au thor, who, as a matter of co...

Publication Title: Weekly Messenger, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly messenger. — 1 May 1886

Pultlslied Every .at'."lat. 1eV EASTIN & BIENVENU, l.,litr' andi l PmI, ri:o'r :. "m'aublsrip'mtiuni $1 t) a ', ear in ;aiv '.m tl)\"El:'T ' l N ; I VII. T >. NPA si .. ' in 2 mlt a - ml I nt- 1 ] r. One inch. I -A 2 01o 2 411I 1ol 7 4IN) Two inn he. 22: 27 .: 2; , 0.i li IM Three inlihe. 3IN) : '0) s ool 7 0 12 0,1 Four inches' 3.: 4 2.i 1 S 7 0 1 I M )i Five inchi ' 4 25 1 7 " 52-5 Ii 5Nl I,; i u . .$iq inches. 525 575 . . _s 1litS I.. .ine iu .n 9a) 915 ) 141( ) .i I ) i25 O) Transient adverlusemnetts, 7:, stmt In -v inc.h for first iascitiou; :1 5(r1ts for each subeqluestt insertionll. Olicitial or legal ladvericlenents. $1 per I I ilnch for tirst ilusrtionl and .,. ctents fior each slelullent inlsertion. lIrief oinnntllnications upoln sulltcts of public interest, st:eited. No attention will ie given to anonyllmous letters. SATURDAY MAY Is. 1itsi. THE IT KOUSl. The talk about lDemocrats at Washing tootbing diseourared over the outlook fr the congressional ekQctio.a a...

Publication Title: Weekly Messenger, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly messenger. — 1 May 1886

''llE .1IE' ', E;.V; El;.. l'ul'hlh',l ':e :ry S:t u+l:,. uv EASTIN & BIENVENU, Editor.I, analP , ri.tr-. Iti '. , rM b ilr i,,t.. IN ) .1 a ,ar in :;lv; e tt A Dead Man's Hand. V It Traced a Will That Will Now be Broken. Evidence was takSen lby Surrogate Lott n in iraoklyn yetaerday in regard to the will of Dlennis Blake. vhtMe namle, it is alleged. was traced upon it after he was dead. After hisdeath it was stated that1 he was alive and his burial was delay.ed in conseqellnce until the rumors were ::et at rest by satiisactory proof of his death. Arthur Clark, one of the wit aesses to the will, testified to-day that while Mr. Ilonelly was writing the will he fell the testator's pulse, and said: "If you don 't hurry up he is gone." The pulsations of his heart had apparently , stopped. Donnelly then put a pen in Blake's hand alnd guided it aciots the will. The witness believed the malt was dead at the time. The lawyer asked s him no questions, but if he had Blake would not ha...

Publication Title: Weekly Messenger, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly messenger. — 1 May 1886

uaccession ale. STATE OF LOULSIANA-PARISli (IF ST. MARTIN. 21st Judicial District Court. Probate Docket No. 2521. In tne matter of the Estate of Dr. David DeLaureal. By virtue of an order directed to nu Sheriff of the Parish of St. Martin by tin Honorable the 21st. Judicial Digtrict Court for aforesaid Parish dated Octobei 2nd. 1883, and also in conformity to th advice and recommendations of the fam ily meeting dated August 29th. 1883, du ly homologated, I will offer for sale al public auction to the last and higbest bidder at the front door of the Court House, in the townof St. Martineville on THURSDAY THE 6TH. DAY or MAY A. D. I886. between the legal hours, on the terms and conditions hereinafter stipulated, the following described property to wit: 1 A tract of land situated la the Pa rish of St. Martin, measurlng one hun dred and sixteen and 061001 sperilal arpents, bounded (at the time ofits pur chase) North and Est by lands of R.B. Berard, South by the tract secondly des cribed...

Publication Title: Weekly Messenger, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly messenger. — 8 May 1886

THE wHkijY 1M8U ULL' . T A RISI lE, ," A I h.1 8 I1., S.Lj nlVLL u n m •- -L1.. MAY -n I n R l Y ST. MIARTINSVILLE, LA, MiAY 8th. iLK;. NUMBERE II. An Ineorriible Old Swin dler. In another column will be found racy reading in regard to a character that was well known here in the seventies. In a former issue we published a short sketch of this Mr. Plin White, in which it was shown that his picture adorned the Rogues Gallery in New York City, As will be seen by reading the article in another column he has been at his old tricks again. Many will remember his first appear ance here. A pertly, jolly old fellow, carrying his 250 pounds weight with the nimbleness of a youngster; polite, suave, he haul that about him which never failed to impress one most favorably in his be half. Shortly after his arrival here, he secured a positionon the Attakapas Ga zette, (and by the way he is an excellent printer) and subsequently became the owner. He started a hostelry soon af terward. About this tim...

Publication Title: Weekly Messenger, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly messenger. — 8 May 1886

THE ME8IENGER. PFUabed Rwery eStrday. a: EASTIN & BIENVENU, I dilon and Psopristors. bersiptiods X100 a year a advance 'Phe King of Swindlers. A Kua Who l uas Agare4 Mere Tha 81,S004000 by ]hud. 1e Ter.. ll. s Vhite at ia Od T i [correpoeisse Clanest btuirr.] lila wltlas qupnt tih - ulstar is Dnals. It is hblrdy memssry aM that h vetersa iag at swinlers basispeed te bast od .eveythig at #t eppe.. of other poeple, ad that he w takes away with M severa lthm seade dses whib hs m= k lungsom - Iabld oat d the ew mr' psies. The eM m pa = flesim f bsad, wbhi it is hak hassembMd hm sto mrti -tm ea aIAJoo dksahemsily. in is newkl dimmeL by aunmd yoen, iad th best predet rlns pver is Itas s with t s here tir em, -m Nt vintlm wdatet binve Mte be what his resed hmw. The paIlaemtan .a' tat pertlsdr is bliary whek s al readyumsetoat knwledgedt the pe ukwill eprsably bring S light Idtr Mr. Ivory Bamultes wet Sb the - ris atterey yeerday wlth tusbsw:. la September, 11, lao ies easpda a liarp be...

Publication Title: Weekly Messenger, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly messenger. — 8 May 1886

THE ME8BENGER. Publbhed Every Saturday. BT EASTIN & BIENVENU, Ediuts and Pnoprsora. b rbiptiopt $10 0 a year In advance A Detnrmined ulom~-kepr. A dispatch from Ipswich. Dak. says: A man named Lemieux opened a maos in 34mrm, ths conuty yesterday. He was -swited spea by a committee ot preobi tionists and ordered tolevo town immo diately. He promptly refured. In the arewd were about adomen women, one t 1 whom carred a rope. with the alleged intestion at hanging the ynuug me if be reused o ga. He deied the ereowd =an barrlcaded his door. Had It set been for the prese... . eler,, the o- I loonwoald have bee demoll ed. Shoats f "Hag hiar dt whe alr, adi is sid that someedthe femaleslnthens d wsthele a e e lat i elemer tr the or seMller bleed. Anthe lateat eeeats Le4aeUx was ns the mooe with two pmiss and a gas, while the mob sa side was attempting to elgetanemtrase. Troble is espeted, as he declagrs he wll sheet the rht perso who nterm his deer, man or womas. Reports are ourrent ln W...

Publication Title: Weekly Messenger, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly messenger. — 8 May 1886

THE lE i'INENG ER. Published Every Saturday. BY EASTIN & BIENVENU, Editors and PRnpriEtors. (7Sulscription $100 a year in advance ADIVERTISING RATES. SrPACE. Im 2mS 3 mel6 ni1 yr. One inch.. 150 200 250 400 700 Two inces 225 275 3 600 1000 Threeinehel 300 350 400 700 1200 Four Inches 3754 425 4751 8 1400 Five nches425 475 5 2510 001600 Siq Inches. 5 575 6 2511 001800 Onecolumn 90 9 10010 15 2600 Transient advertisements, 75 cents per inch for first insertion; 50 cents for each subsequent insertion. Omicial or legal advertisements. $1 per 1 ineh for irat insertion; and 50 cents for each subsequent insertion. 7'rBrief communications upo msubjecs of public interest solicited. No attention will be given to anonymous letters. SATURDAY MAY 8th. 186. Deplorable Aooident. A Bastrop La. special to the Shreveport Times says: Amda elddent oeeurred lst week six miles east of Bastrop. T. C. Worley, a prominent young planter of Prairie Merrenge, aceientally shot na killed himself while walkin...

Publication Title: Weekly Messenger, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly messenger. — 15 May 1886

JUSTICE TO ALL VOLUME L. ST. MARTINSVILLE. L.,. MAY 15th. 1886. NUMBER I.. l • II • l N~m BiNI Au|.u a THE MfER8ENGER. The Governor's Mesage. Gov. McEnery sent in a very interes ting message to the Legistature which convened at Baton Rouge, last Monday. Though lengthy it will amply repay perusal. Many important subjects are candidly treated, and should the recom mendations, or at least a part of them, be heeded, the people will be greatly beneftted. The message shows that many of our complaints are purely ima ginary. The crops. Its says, have been abundant; the health of the State un exampled; the levees have never been In better condition than now: the public schools have increased in efilelency; the agriculturist's interests are Improving; taxes are not onerous; property, life and liberty have been preserved and protec ed ad justicefhas been speedily admi nistered. One passage in the message which ought to attract general attention reads: "the government must protect itself and in...

Publication Title: Weekly Messenger, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly messenger. — 15 May 1886

TIlHE MIE88ENWGER. Published Every Saturday. BY EASTIN & BIENVENU, Editors and Puopriators. [rybulrcription $100 a year in advance ADVEItTISING RATES. SPACE. I mnJms3 mj 6 1 yr. One inch.. 1 0o 200 2 5 4 700 Two inche 25 75 35 601000 ThreeInhe 300' 8 4001 7 1200 Four inches 3751 4 475, 8 1400 Five inhesl 43, 1 4' 52510 1600 $iq inches. 55 575! 6 11 O1800 One column9 9001 90C1 000 15l 2500 Translent advertisements, 75 cents per inch for first insertion; 50 cents for each subsequent insertion. Official or legal advertisements. $1 per 1 inch for first inertion; and 50 cents for each subsequent insertion. 7il1rief communications upon subjects of public interest solicited. No attention will be given to anonymous letters. SATURDAY MAY 15th. 1888, Mr. Jefferson Davis. New York Sun. We wish to enter our protest against the manner in which the recent appear ances and speeches of Mr. Jeferson Davis have been received by a large por tion of the Northern press. Our esteemed contemporaries ...

Publication Title: Weekly Messenger, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly messenger. — 15 May 1886

THE ME88ENGER. Published Every Saturday. BY EASTIN & BIENVENU, Editors and PaoprIztors. C7Subscription $100 a year in advance Society Belles Fight a DueL Hsadasme West Virginia Girls 8ettble Alirof eaor With Swmd. A romantic scandal has leaked out within the precinct dof New Milton, W. Va., and has set people by the ears. The prineipale are wo rival soeety belles. An affair of honor, it appears arose between them and was settled with swords In the bona6de french mode, Miss Hattie Demontery is the daughter of a rich stock raiser. he is a dashnlag brunette, eduoeted abroad, and her vel vety eys have pierced the soulof many a male admirer. The only rival shabe ws In the social field is Mies Grace Dare, a blonde equally dashing and aeomplused. Two months ago aaowasemeat was made of the engagement of Miss Demon tery to William F. Appleton, cashier of the New Milton Bank. A month pmed sad the engagement was mysteriously broken, and ten days later the rimal of Miss Demontery-Miss Dare...

Publication Title: Weekly Messenger, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly messenger. — 15 May 1886

THE MESSENGER. Publabed Every Saturday. BY EASTIN & BIENVENU, Editors and I'euprintors. i7ubiberiptioo $100 a year in advance Hugged by a eamr. A man who was around the terry d .ck the tl h.r day look so lop-sided aad walked with sueh an odd gait that he wa asked if he had been ran over by a saw-log. "It was wuas nor that," he replied ; "I was hugged by a bear about a year ago, and I haven't got my shape back yet." "How did it happen?" "Well I was in a lumber eamp ea Georgian bay. I was a teamster, ad I went out one morning about 4 eo'leek to feed the oen. It wa perfectly dark, but as knew the way to the ied I didn't take a lantern. I was withi twenty feet of the etable when somebedy rises up la frat ef me. itook his for ome t the me about the eamp, and msys I: Well, partner, what is itt "He stood there ecking the way and made no answer, and I alle out: "'ome now, no foolngl" "The fellow sort o' saaed in reply, au If makngfun etm, nd I J ed for him, calculating to an him into th...

Publication Title: Weekly Messenger, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly messenger. — 22 May 1886

$0 oo JUSTICE TO ALL. $s oo. VOLUME I. S. MARTINSVILLE, I.A. MA1Y 22d. 1886. Nu1I;:ER 13. TIlE " IE NE,(EER. The Lien Law. A bill Ihas Ieen lntrlaluiced in the lower huse of ltie- General As..mcaily having for its olject the repeal of that section of the law having reference to the giving of a lien on the crop for advances anld supplies. Amnd in its stead it i! prolkesl to p:ass "an act in con pliance with article ':1 of the Constitution, for the protretion of credi tors against the frameit;ent practices of debtors, and for ,ise.oering and reaching the property and fundlt of debtors." And as a rider to "tax every per:on in the country parishes who sells winesor liquors in quantties above a gallon, 43'4) a year, andl fine thlset who sell hes than a gallon or allow any lilquor to be drunk on the premises. fromn $5Pt to *l1lt, for each of feane," Such is te' prloposel remedy for the cure of -what e'very one who I;has gil en the matter ally serious thought must admit-a very vicious...

Publication Title: Weekly Messenger, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly messenger. — 22 May 1886

''lE MNAi% lENGEN II. Publshed Every I-atuo.lav. BY EASTIN &BIENVENU. Editor and Pl'nroprietors. Q1Sbubleription $1 00 a year in advance. AIDVERTISING RATES. srAcrl. I mn 2 ms 3 ms 1 ins I yr One Inch... 1 50 2 0 4 100 7 00 Two inches. 2 25 275 3 25 600'10100 'hreeinches 310, 350 400 700 I12 (N Four inches 375 4 2, 475 $ 54t 14 05) Five inches. 4 25 4 75. 525 10001 Ili10 Six inches.. 525' 575 (125 110) S1 00 Onecilunln 9001 00(, 1000l 15(00 250() Transient advertisementsL% 7 cents per incl fir tirnt insertion; 5 cents for each stlliieqluent insertioin. Otficial or legal advertisemnents, $1 per I inch for first insertion; and t ,I cents for each sutlleqillent insertion. ?,Brief cm.ntiitications iuponi subjects of publi' interest solicited. No attention will be given to anonymlous letters. SATURIDAY MAY 22nd. I16. A CRIPPLED CONVICT. Another Horrible Example of Orew Iake Brutality-Low Theophile 0avalier Had His Feet Frozen and Out Off. IHOIIRLING O(1T lls TIME IN TIE PRISON WALL...

Publication Title: Weekly Messenger, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly messenger. — 22 May 1886

THE ME48ENGE:R. Published Every Saturday. BY EASTIN & BIENVENU, Editors and Proprietors. 7-ulmbiription $100 a year in advance. THE TRAPPISTS. A Gloomy Plae Where a Woman lever Enters. Cor. Louisville (Ky.) Post. "Wall, you gist take that air road and keep straight ahead, and if you don't git stuck in ,he mud, you'll git there afore night," said a countryman to me at the depot. And, I must say, I found the road much better than I expected. On near ing the abbey one's eye are greeted oy a large and handsome briek edifice, four stories high, with a cloud-reaching spire vineyards, gardens and an avenue of stately English elms. I suen reach the "Porter's lodge," end, in answer to my ring, Brother Tom came and invited me to the sitting room, saying he would in form the guest master of my arrival. He was dressed, as all the brothers of the order are in a brown jeans cassock and cowl, with a scapular over his shoulder down to the waist, which was encircled by a leather belt, from which...

Publication Title: Weekly Messenger, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly messenger. — 22 May 1886

The' Abbey of La tr,tppe, in Fr:tace' war fin tled in 11440 anrd six ye.air later en tered into the general eh;,pter. Thii. chapter iy nmetnsr::Ile in the anal.s of the order for having been, presidtd otver by P'ope Eugene III, who had been a monk at Ceteaux, before his elevati 'n to the Pontiicial SH:e. Thet Cistercians became nlunelroll and powerful. anti again abut a s mnaaifeted themselves. A thor ugh reform way institute l by Abbi't Hance, a Parisi in nobleman, at the Abbey of La Trappe, in 17'1S, His effrts to restore the original amlmters nil's of St. Benedict was succesful. As the C'isterclan4 are a Branch of the Benedictines, so are the Trappists of the Cistercians. Though tldeiglatetl as Trappists, they observe the original rule of St Benedict. They are a body of men, who, by their own free will, are empletely cut off from communication and intercourse with the outinde world. They devote themselves to a life of prayer. penance, fasting con templation, solitude, silenceb ...

Publication Title: Weekly Messenger, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
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