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Abbeville, January 5th 1883.
The Council met this day in,
called session ; there were pres
ent, R. C. Smedes, Mayor, and
Messrs. Solomon Wise, Lastie
Broussard, J. J. Abadie and 0.
The minutes of the last meeting
were read and adopted.
The reports of the Constable
collector, Treasurer and Attorney
for the quarter ending January 6,
1883, as approved by the Finance
Committee, were presented and
read ; and on motion duly second
the same adonted and ordered to
be spread on the minutes, as fol
To the Hon. Mayor and Members
of the Town Council, I, the un
dersigned respectfully submit
this as my report for the
quarter ending January
To amt of taxes as per last
report $ 352 65
amt collected on same 233 39
aint remaining uncollec- -
ted $ 119 26
amt of licenses as per last
report 95 00
amt of licenses rec'd since
last report 50 00
amt coil on same 62 50
amount remaining uncol- -
lected 82 50
amount of fines collected 40 00
amt of dog taxes not included in
the last report 5 00
total amt of taxes $ 352 65
. " " licenses 145 00
" ""fines 40 00
dog taxes (not
included in last report) 5 00
$ 542 65
by receipts of Treasurer on
taxes $ 233 39
by receipt of Treasurer
on licenes 62 50
by receipt of treasurer on
fines 40 00
by receipt of treasurer on
dog taxes 5 00
by receipt of R C Smedes
on licenses 89 50
aint uncollected on roll of
1882 119 26
$ 542 65
GEO. E. Lyons,
approved Jan. 5th 1883,
R. C. SMEDES,
.,os. J. ABADIE.
Report of W. B. White, Treasur
er, for quarter ending
January 5th 1882.
1882, Oct. 5th, balance as
per last report $ 91 16
1883, Jan 5, to amt rec'd
on said fund to date 484 65
Jan 5, by amt paid out as
per receipts 340 00
balance this date 235 81
Street and bridge fund.
1882, Oct 5, to bal as per settle
1883 Jan 5, amts received
on said fund to date 193 59
by amt paid out 191 50
balance this date 2 17
1883 Jan 5, to amt on band this
date $ 112 53
W. B. Wimn.
approved Jan 5th 1883,
R. C. SMEDES,
Jos. J. ABADIE,
To the Lion: Mayor and Alder
men of the Town of Abbeville.
When I received the rolls of
1881 there was still due the sum
of eighty-two 361100 dollars which
I have turned over to the Treas
urer, leaving a balance still due.
therein of seven 101100 of that
amount twenty-cents is uncollecta
ble forty-cents is through an
error in the assessment the same
property being aegsessed in the
name of two different parties and
the remainder will be collected
with the delinquents of 1882.
I have. received within the last
few days licenses of 1882 and
have had no time to take attion
on them they amount to eighty
two 501100 dollars some are cl
lected and others worthless.
R. C. SmEDES.
On motion of Mr Broussard. re
solved, that the sum of One Hon
dred dollars of the amount now
on hand to the credit of the Gene
rat fund, ba transferred to the
street and'bridge fund.
On motion of Mr. Abadie, the
claim of Smedes & Ldg6 -for haul
ing the carcass of a dead horse
out of town, amounting to the sum
of $2.50 was allowed.
On motion the council adjourp
ed, sine de.
R. C. SMEDES, W. B. WHrrE,
Abbeville, La., Jan. 6, 1882.
The School Board met this day
in regular session, with the follow.
in, members present : W. W.
Edwards, president, and Messrs.
J. Morgan and J. N. Williams.
Absent : M. C. Broussard, J.
H. Putnam, J. Nugier and Nathan
Perry. There being no quorum
present, Messrs. W. W. Edwards,
president, and J. N. Williams,
secretary, assumed the responsibil
ity of opening the schools through
ont the parish, with the exception
of the 2d and 5th wards, after
which the Board adjourned to
meet on the 15th instant.
W. W. EDWARDS, Pres't.
J. N. WILLIAMS, Secretary.
Abbeville. Jan. 15,'1882.
The School Board met this day
with the following members pres
ent : W. W. Edwards, president,
and Messrs J. Nogier, J. Morgan
and J. N. Williams.
Absent : J. H. Putnam, M. C.
Broussard and Nathan Perry.
The following report of Mr.
Isaac Wise, Treasurer, for the
quarter ending January 1st 1883.
was read, and on motion the same
wtas referred to the Finance Com
Abbeville, La., Jan. 1st 1883.
To the Hon. President and mem
bers Board School Directors
GENTLEMEN-I have the honor
to submit this my quarterly re
port of the condition of the treas
ury of the School Board funds for
the quarter ending December 31st
Balance on hand September 30
1892 $1482 26
Rec'd from State Trese
rer interest on 16 sec for
1881 812 75
do do 1882 312 75
Judgmt against G B Shaw 189 55
Poll Tax 1881 388 80
do 1882 325 45
Police Jury mill tax 349 64
Rent 7th ward school lands
from W W Edwards 54 00
Total to be accounted for $3365 19
Teachers salary during
quarter $ 725 25
Paid W W Edwards atty 100 00
E I Addison printer 30 0
J N Williams incid 1 50
D M Lyons assessor * 47 00
Total disburseqments $ 905 75
Balance on hand December
31st 1882, $2461 44.
The above balance on hand is
on my books to the credit of the
following funds :
Contingent Fond $ 188 22
Third Ward , Houses 195 50
First Ward Fund 821 52
Second do 255 69
Third do 291 76
Fourth do 321 26
Fifth do 171 69
Sixth do 850 T6
Seventh do * 864 801
Trusting the above report will
I remain very respectfully,
Treasurer Board School Directors,
Mr. Isaac Wise, treasurer for
disbursing from January !st '82
to January 31st '82, $3509 50 at
2 % $105 28 was also referred to
the Finance Committee.
Reseolved that this Board here.
by agrees to join two-thirds (1) of
the Parish School Boards through.
out the State to enjoin the Audi
tor and Treasurer from paying
over any moneys oat of the owr
rent school food of the Ltate, to4
any State Unive city, and we
hereby authorize W. W. Edwards
to confer with the State Superin
tendent of Pablic Education or
other parties interested to that
On motion the bill of W. W.
Edwards and others for making a
survey of the 16th Sec. S. I. 4 E.
amounting to $19 50 was allowed
and authorized to be paid
On motion Mr. J. N. Williams
is hereby employed .to plant posts
in the several corners of the same.
The sum of $9 00 paid by E.
Tilly for a stove in the 1st ward
is hereby ordered to be refunded
by the Treasurer out of the funds
to the credit of said ward.
Mr. P. Bidault having present
ed a petition from the patrons of
the 2d school in the 4th ward, to
have him appointed teacher was
accepted and on motion he was
employed to teach the same.
On motion the sum of $60 00
or so much thereof as may be nec
essary was allowed out of the
funds to the credit of the lower
school of the 5th ward to complete
a school house, provided said
house be placed on land this day
donated by Mr. J J Abshire; said
house to belong exclusively.to the
school ward. Messrs. Levy Sar
ver, Syphroien Simon and Thomas
Hoffpanir are hereby authorized to
receive and disburse the same.
On motion the sum of $300 00
is hereby set aside out of any
money to be paid into the treasu
ry as a contingent fund.
On motion the sun of $75 00
was allowed J N Williams for
services as secretary for the year
1883, provided he keeps an ac
count of all money received by the
Treasurer, from warrants endorsed
by himself as Secretary.
On motion the school located
on Cheniere au Tigre, is hereby
removed to Pecan Island. provi
ded the .patrons will furnish a
school house and secure the pro
per number of children for the
On motion the action of the
President and Secretary of this
Board, in opening the schools, was
On motion the Board adjourned
to meet on the 1st Saturday of
W. W. EDWAIRDS,
President School Board.
J. N. WILLIAMS, Secty.
Monday, December 4th 1882.
The police jury met this day,
were present, Messrs. H. Hoffpauir,
Treville Broussard and Jos. Trahan,
no quorum being present.
Or motion of Mr. Trahan the jury
was adjourned until Monday Janu
ary 1st 1883.
H. HOWrPAvrR, A. LAcOOu,
MONDAY, Jan. 1it 1883.
The Police Jury met pursuant to
Were present Messrs. H Hoffpauir
and Jos Trahan.
No quorum being present.
On motiou of AMr Trahan the jury
was adjourned to Tuesday January
MONDAY. JAN, 15TH 1883.
The police jury met this day pur
suant to adjournment, at the court
house in Abbeville.
Present: - Howard Haffpauir,
president, and the following named
members; viz :-A. Vanalyke Joe.
Trahan, D Nones, Louis Thibeaux.
Absent ;-Treville Broussard and
On motion, L. C. Lyons, was
requested to act as clerk.
The minutes of the previous meet
.ags, were read, and on motion same
The finance committee were call
ed upon, to make a report, stated
they were not prepared to make any
at this time, asked further time and
same w'.s granted.
The following claims were allowed
payable out of Police Jury fund of
Howard Hoffpanir $ 31 50
J Treville Brouseard 27 00
S Primeaux 660
Demosthene Nunes 1400
Louis Thibeaux 1300
Joseph Traban 24 00
Alonso Vanslyke 18 60
H B Lyons constable police jury 3750
Criminal prosecuting fund of 1882.
J L Pickett L Broussard assignee 1 121
G B Shaw, h Wise assignee 500 00
Louis Thibeaux 3 75
Road and Bridge fund 1882.
Solomon Wise 34 70
8 Wise account for lumber 30 79
GE L ons, 8 Wise assignee 300
W W Ewards for sarvey 750
Priants at 8tseicnls tfundt 1882.
low* Wise 3'36
Magistrate's, Phys and Cons fund 1883
H B Lyons 8 10
G Labauve j p, S Wise assignee 6 37}
W B W ite jp 14 321
On motion of Mr Trahan, resolved
that the assessment of Eli Montagne jr iro
in lands. be reduced to 1500, (on rolls
from year 1880 to 1881 inclusive) upon
which he will be required to pay his
taxes, the balance of the land assessed
against him in said rolls, having been
amsessed in namae of other parties and
the taxes paid by them, is the reason
of his being released from paying tax
on tie same.
The f .lewing persons having bsen
assessed on roll of 1882, for Homestead
lands before obtaining the patents
therefor. viz : Martin Sarver sr, 46
acres; Sosthene Abshire, 160 acres;
George Pullen, 160.
On motion, resolved that A Vanalyke
be authorized to purchase lumber suffi
cient to build bridges on the road to
Perry's Bridge from Abbeville. And
that H Iloffpanir be also anthorited to
purchase sufficient lumber to build a
bridge across what is called "A Fore
man Coulee," i he building of same to
be superintended by Elijah Spell, for
superintending the wozk, no cost to
On motion the jury adjourned to the
first Monday in February 1883.
H. HOFFPAUIR. L. C. LYoxs.
President. Clerk Pro Tern.
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