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THE WORLD IS GOVERNED TOO MUCH.
VOL. 40. ALEXANDRIA, LA., NOVEMBER 8, 1884. NO. 29
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S of Dry Goods,
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in the employ of the house, always
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PAID FOR l
ront Street, Opposit Ferry Linin,
My store is the headquarters for ev
ery article of raiment worn by the
rising generation in the way of
CLOTHING, HATS or FUR.
NISHING GOODS, is an acknow
ledged fact. It is also'very well
known that any
no matter whether his father fol
lows the humble though honorable
occupation of carrying the hod or
draws a princely salary from the
Governitneut, or the happy possessor
many shares of stock in Water or
Gas Lighlt Companies, will find
my establishment just at present a
of choice and. seasonable styles, in I
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of the most attractive description
prices that carry out to the letter;
our claim.as being. always the Go
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ing Establishment ef Alexandria,
PROCEEDINGS OF THE CITY
Nov. 3, 1884. J
The City Council, met in regular
session this day at 4 o'clock P. M.
The following members were pre
H. . Gossens,
J. J. Peterman,
N. L. McGinnis,
In the absence of the Mayor,
(on account of sickness,) Council
man N. L. McGinnis was called to
The minutes of the last meeting
were approved without being read.
The Treasurer's report of October
6th was read and approved, and
y showed a balance due the Treasu
rer of $3.77. His report for month
of October showed a balance due
him of $42.51.
During the recess of the Board,
by the anthority of three members
thereof, the Mayor was empowered
r to approve the following accounts,
and certificates of indebtedness were
issued in payment thereof and made
receivable for all dues to, the Cor
W. C. McGimsey, Mayor's
-J salary for September... $40 00
r- M. W. Calvit, salary and
incidental expenses for
September......... .. 45 70
Landry Baillio, salary for
September............ 45 00
Pacific Fire Co., Engi
neer's salary for Sept.. 35 00
A. B. Rachal, Secretary of
Board, salary from July
lest to Oct. 1st ........ 18 75
Stonewall Hook and Lad
der Co., Custodian's sala
ry from Juily lst to Oc
tober e1st............ 25 00
The following bills were read
mnd approved and made receivable
for all dues to the Corporation:
W. C. ,McGimsey, Mayor,
salary for October ..... $40 00
M. W. Calvit, salary and.
incidental expenses' for
October.............. 0 40
f Landry Baillio, salary for
October.............. 45 00_
Pacific Fire Co., Engi-"
1 eer's salary for October 35 00
Democrat, printing ...... 5 00
Win. Rexer, repairs on the
lower wharf.......... ,17 50
J. Levin, lumber ....... 12 39 ]
Isaac Jones, cutting weeds 5 00
- Eliza Murray, meals for la
borers and prisoners.... 5 25 1
$215 54 1
r The bill of Mr. G. A. Staples,
($25.00) for 'ah iingand making
returns for Conniin6i :'of the Town
.of Alexandria;f' ' a'sreferred to.
Councilnan 'McGinni- for examinal
tion, and if app'roved by him the
I Mayor to isesuapproved paper forr
the said account
During tie recess of the Board
frovm Sept. 3W to Oct. 6th, warrants
were issued in payment Qf; follow
ing approved paper taken up by the
Collector in payment of licenses, i
ISosthene Biillio, fvork on i -
streets ............... $5 00o
Cnllen & Rogers, part pay
ment for opper wharf.. 10 00
H. S. Gessens,: modey ad-
vanced to laborers,,... 4 30
- Parrots, work on strts.. 80 i
Sostheone Baillio, work on :
streets .....,....... 6. . 0. -
M. W. Galvit, part. slary .,
etc., Ast a ... . 0. 20O 60I
W. . -ifriesey, part sal
ary for Augnest ... ..:d 10:'
During the recess eleven bills'
Mr. Pat. O'Connor, amoysOting o
$117.15, for work on drainage ditch
were approved by order of Drain-=
r age Committee.
On motion of Councilman Got.
Resolved, .That; Mr. P. '0 Connor
shall .receive no further payments
for ditching unless his bill is a .
proved by two members of t. ;
Drainage Committee in' additioin
the Engineer's approval. .
On motion Councilman Rosen
r, thal was appointed a coinmittee ofi
one to inform Mr. O'Coinorthat he
;o must complete his contract before
Decembr,1 st, 1884.
g During the month of October the:
1. Collector, received in payment qf
3r taxes, licenses, etc., the following- i
d approved accounts, for which war-.:
I- rants were issued him:
h W. C. McGimsey, Mayor,
e salary June and August,
1884, and part salary for
, Deeember, 1883....... 890 0
's.M. W. Calvit, salary and
d incidental expenses Sep
;, tetiber and part salary'-,
e March and A gust.... 99 .75
e L. Baillio, part lary for
May, AngusB nd Sep
tember ............... 72 00
Pacific Fire Co., Eni
r neer's salary May and
July and part April ald
June .............. 9q00
p Stonewall Hook and Lax-,"
der Co., COpstodian's sal
ary to Oct.4, 1884...,. 62O.
A: B. Rachal, Secretary's';,
salary to :Oct., les anid
making' .out asessment
rolls .... ........ 126
Julius Levin, lumber bills, 304',
B. C. Duke, sundries..... 66
J. B. Ashley, lumber bill: r
.J: Levin ............:6 a". _
A. Pettengill, work on Red
Ditch .... .......... 60 l
Louis Delatin, work on the
. streets .............. 41
Mrs. A. Canfield, teauhing
public school ..... .
Miss-:B. Woods,: tea itig
public school........,.. 0 '
1 Mrs. A. F. Grayson, teach
ing public school........ r
Miss - Thomas, teaching
public school.'......... 30,
Win. Legras, teabhing pub.
Slie school........... 1 0
'Dennis Kelly, repairs on i
Engine room.........;. 26: S'
John Kramer, for hauling.-c.
sand .......... i..
J. C. Ryan, Atty's fees... j0
Mrs. C. Hustmyre, shoe
els, etc ...... ........ 14
A. Heyman, shovels, etc.. 14
R. Kelsey, work on. the
streets ......... ,...
DEMOCRAT, printing... . '
Eliza Murray, meals to ,
prisoners, eto. ............
W. an NW. Williams, for .
work on streets..... :.....
Paul 'Sauniders, work. on
streets .:............. .. ..
Witn. Resr, work on low
er wharf..,...... ... 0
"W. P, Marsh, work on te "i
- Parrots, work on:ibe
streets ............... :.
P. Graham, paiiting dray :
Pat. O'Connor, work o':sur
drainage' ditch ...,i'.. !
Oullen & Roeru oa a?
iharf...... ... '
Mrs. S.~F. 4m rer mo'. rwi
slw6e4,a r ,ebate-of, *G . bf