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NEW SERIES-VOL. XXI ST. JOSEPH, LOUISIANA, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 1921 NUMBER 8
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PROCEEDINGS FIFTH LOUISIANA
Office Board of Commissioners Fifth
Louisiana Levee District, Tal
lulah, ,La., Oct 12th, 1921.
The Board of Commissioners for
the Fifth Louisiana Levee District,
met in regular session at its domicile,
Tallulah, La., on this day:
The Board was called to order by
its president at 10:30 A. M.; there
being present the ifollowing Com
F. H. Schneider, President, East
R. K. Boney: Comr. Madison Parish.
B. F. Young, S. T. Shaw, Tenses
J. D. Neal, Concordia Parish.
Abent: A. E. Kell, Madison, J. H.
Lambdin, Concordia, and Leo Shields,
Major Frank M. Kerr, Chief of
State Engineers, and Geo. C. Schoen
herger, Assistant State Engineer in
charge of this District, were present
and discussed with the Board matters
cf importance in the district.
A quornm of the Board being pres
ent, business before it was taken'
up as follows:
On motl6n duly seconded, reading
of m'nutes of previous meeting was
Un motion of Comr. Young,
seconded by Comr. Boney, the fol I
lowing resolutions was adopted:
Whereas, The Board of Commis
adoners for the Fifth Louisiana Levee
SDistrict is defendent in that certaina
suit, filed by Learned & Son, of
Natches, Mississippi, against this'
board, which is pending in the United
States District Court for the NortherI
District of Louisiana, being No-
on the docket of said cournn.
Whereas, amount involved in this I
part aliar cea- ;.t only a f. • hundred I
dollars, yet the principal sought to
be established by the plaintiffs in
this action, if successful, would en
tail on the part of this board, the I
refund of several thousand dollars I
and the annual loss of revenue to
this board of several thousand dol- I
lars more, and
Whereas, It is necessary that this
suit, which will probably reach the I
supreme Court of the United States,'
should be vigorously defended on the
pirt of this Board, and the District 1
Attorney, our legal advisor and coun
sel, has informed us of his desire to
employ associate counsel, residing in
the city of Monroe, where this suit
will be tried, to assist in the defense
Be it uesgived, Tiat this BoardI
does hereby request the required au- 5
t.or.ty fr'.m t.e Governor and the a
Att wm.y G,.nernl of it is State to em- I
X.oy special counsel to assist the
District Attorney in protecting the
i~Mterest of this board in the fore
going said law suit, and,
Be it further resolved, That should '
the same meet with the approval of
the Goverqor and the Attorney Gen
eral, the law firm of Hudson, Potts, 1
Burnstein & Sholars of MoneDe, t
STOVE. WOOD FOR SALE.
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Clarke's residence-63. I
On motion of Comr. Boney, secondedby Comr. Young, the following
bills were allowed:
Geisenberger & Freidler, dynamite for Bourgere levee------- $ 45.15
Helrason Brothers int. on loan due Sept. 14---------------- 1500.00
Office Board coal box for office-------------------------- 65.85
Magnire & Schneider, ,as and oil for car------------------ 9.04
F. . Schneider, traveling expenee president----------------.. 64.10
I. B. Bear, cruising timber Black River Lumber Co.----------- 31.15
G. C. Goldman, weed cutting on levees Tenesas parish..----.....-- 80.00
There being no further business before it, the Board on motion duly
seconded adjourned, sine die.
F. H. SCHNEIDER, President.
0. W. CAMPBELL, Secretary.
REPORT OF SECRETARY.
Tallulah, La., Oct. 12th, 1921.
The Honorable President and Members Board of Comaissioners Fifth
Louisiana Levee District.
I beg to submit for your information the following financial report
ending Sept. 80, 1921:
Sept. 1 F. H. Schneider Pres. salary for August----------- $ 83.Q
" 0. W. Campbell, Secy. salary for August.----------- 150.00
" " O. W. Campbell, Secy. office expenses for August...... 8.00
" " Banner Democrat, pub. proceedings board----------- 50.00
" Concordia Sentinel pub. proceedings board---------- 60.00
" " Madison Journal, pub. proceedings board------------ 60.00
" Tenes Gasette pub. prodin board------------- 50.00
" 1st Nat'l Bank, Vickaburg, smi-nual int. on leoan... 7,00.00
U 7 Forest Const. Co., Est. 8 Harrisfield levee----------- 6,711.56
" " i. H. Gillespie, sal. Insp. Bogere levee-------------............ 100.00
" " Leo Shields, per diem and mileage, Comr.------------...... 7.60
" R. IL Boney, per diem and mileage Cor.----....-------....... 6.80
" A. E. Hell, per diem and mileage Cor .......---------....... 5.80
" S. T. Shaw, per diem And mileage Cor.--------------............. 10.40
" " B. P. Young, per diem and mileage Cor,............ 11.73
" Comb. TeL & Teleg. Co. phone snrvice for Aug.------ 9.10
" Guenard Drug Co., sundries for offied board-....-----..... 2.0
" " Madison Journal, printing notices foe board--------- 3.00
S "S. L. Maxwell, weed cutting upper C(oncordia-----.. -- 125.00
" " Mauire • Schneider, oil and gas for automobile----- 5.03
" " A. . Prost, weed cutting E. Carroll pmrish----------.......... 15.00
" " P. H. Schneider, telegrams and drivet car----------- 4.25
" Powell & Perkins, weed cutting East Carroll-...-------... 500.40
" " Tatum & Shorter weed cutting uast Carroll ---------- 60.00
" 19 Junkin & Gregofy, Est. 1 Bougeres repair----------- 2,158.55
Oat. 1 Cash balance in State Treasury---------------------......... 10,70ý.7t
" " In Banks..-------- ----------------- ----..,.-. 1,S
" " Transfer from bank to Treasury....------------------- 4,
Prom TamCOlle+tors for Sept. 191---------------------....... .
Outstadlag warrants for Oct. to date....-----..--------------............--5,.
ant --- -------.................-.- . -...... - -- $4
A Louisiana, be and are hereby em
ployed to assist the District Attorney
in the defense of the law suit here
h inbefore mentioned and that this
1- board does hereby request that the
fee for the above named law firm be
fixed at the sum of $1,000.00, of
which the sum of $500.00, is hereby
appropriated to be paid as retainer;
and the balance of said fee to be
paid when said law suit is finally
e adjudicated; and the Governor and
the Attorney General are respect
fully requested to approve this cbn
t tract and authorize the employment
of said law firm, and the payment
of said fee under provisions of Act
No. 125 of the Louisiana Legislature
for the year 1912.
On motion of Comr. Boney,
seconded by Comr. Shaw, the follow
ing resolution was adopted:
Resolved, That owing to the lack
of funds, the matter of Mrs. Rate
Gorton, requesting assistance to re
pair the protection levee on the
Waterproof plantation, be and the
same is hereby postponed indefinitely.
On motion of Comr. Young, second
ed by Comr. Neal, the President was
authorized to transfer $12,000.00,
from the First National Bank of
Vicksbtrg, Miss., to the State Treas
ury of Louisiana for the purpose of
meeting outstanding dbligations of
On motion of Comr. Young, sec
onded by Comr. Shaw, the President
was authorized to appolat a comlai!.tee,
of three of which he is to be a mem
ber, for the purpose of conferring
with the United States Engineer in
charge of the Fourth District, jointly
with the Board of Sate Engineers
and a committee from the Texas and
Pacific Railway, to endeavor to get
the United States Government "to
rtli.ve the 'langerous sltua.:on caused
by very active caving banks
at Fish i'ond in Concordia parish,
which if not revetted, will necessi
tate a tremendous output for a mew
leve3 in the near future.
The president with himself, ap
pointed Comrs. Young and Neal as
memlbers of this comalttlee.
On motion of Comr. Shaw, second
ed by Comr. Boney the president
was requested to appoint a committee
to draft suitable resolutions express
ing regret of this Board of the death
of Hon. C. Warfield, president of the
Arkansas Levee Board. The presi
dent appointed on this committee
Comrs. Young and Shaw.
On motion' of Coar. Young, sec
onded by Contr. Boney, Comr. Shaw
was authorized to empsoy an in
speetor to look aftit the Upper Somer
set levee, now being enlarged, and he
is authorized for said service not
over $100.00 per month to include
On motion of Comr. Young, sec
onded by Comr. Boney, the following
resolution was adopted:
Be it resolved, That the request
that this board repair the ramp at
Delta Point, by reason of the fact
that it does not afford a good road
crossing, be rejected; as this board
does not feel that the care of public
roads, is one of' its duties and for
the further reason that the impair
ment of this ramp is due to its use
by the public as a road.
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Having just completed arrangements with one of the
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