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SPERSONAL AND OTH.,'ISE
Miss Katie Walker visited
friends at Hale, La., this week.
Miss Kate Bradford of Clarks
spent Saturday in Columbia,
guest of Miss Katie Walker.
C. J. Bedsole of ward 7 is r
in town this week mingling with
his many friends.
Mrs. J. F. Hamilton has re
tu:rned home after several days n
with her daughter at Choudrant
Quite a crowd of people from t
over the parish have been in
town this week, in attendance
T. J. Meredith was in town I
several days this week and paid 1
us a business visit.
Mr. M. Jarrell, our newly ap
pointed post master, received
his commission last Friday at
which time he took charge of r
W. J. Elder of Holum was in
town Tnursday and called and
shoved the date of his subscrip
tion up another year, for which
he has our thanks.
Prof. B. H. Redditt and wife
returned homle the latter part of
last week after spending sever
al week in Virginia with rela
tives and friends.
Mrs. DeGraffenred and son of
Bosco returned home Monday,
after several days visit in Col
umbia with the formers sister,
Mrs. Angie Traylor.
We are glad to see our friend,
Mr. C. P. Carroll, able to be up
and at his post again at the
Hardware, after several days
confinement at home with fever.
Mrs. B. D. Woods and bright
little son, Burris, arrived Tues
day morning and will spend
some time here with her bushb
and, Mr B. D. Woods, who is
now winding up the Columbia
The jury term of court conven
ed Wednesday. The trial of Gib
son for the killing of Braddock
several weeks past was brought
up for the second time. Gibson
was tried at the regular term of
court about two weeks ago but
resulted in a rfiistrial. Judge
Wear order a new jury summon
sed and the trial was taken up
for the second time Wednesday
Miss stella Carroll, one of the C
graduates of the L. I. I. tuston,
at the close of the session last
week, returned home Friday for
the vacation, also her sister,
Miss Edna who went to Ruston
last week to attend the com
mencement exercises. They 1
were accompanied home by two (
of their friends, Misses DeEtte
and Marion Eglin two young t
ladies from Winnfield who will u
be their guests during their stay
in our little city. Misses Jessie t
Simonton and Thelma Spinks of
Ruston are expected to join this
house party the latter part of
Last Monday evening Mrs. S.
P.Walker showed her charming
hospitality by opening her house
and home for the enjoyment of
the young people of the town.
Dancing and conversations were
indulged in to a late hour when
delicious refreshments consisting
of chocolate cake and ice cream
were served. The victrola fur
nished entertaiment for both
the dancers and "non-dancers."
Those present were: Misses
DeEtte and Marion Eglin of
Winnfield, Miss Starts of New
Orleans, Miss Dottie Mae Pater
son of Bastrop, Misses Ethel and
Stella Carroll, Edna Ruth Mc
Ginnis, Annie Bel Swift, Bessie
Walker. Messrs Patton and Sila
of Riverton, Cisroe and Hartly
Bridger, Iobert Meredith, John
Edward Godfrey, J. W. Swift
Irvin Brown, Gilbert Jarrell,
Hugh Davis, Tobin McSween.
A most enjoyable time was* ex
pressed by all, and the young
people certainly appreciate the
hospitality of Mrs. Walker.
IISchool Board Proceedings
Columbia, La., July 6, 1915.
The Parish Board of School Direc
tors of the Parish of Caldwell, Lou
isiana, convened in regular session,
with all membler,: present.
The minutes of the April meeting
were read and adoptted as read.
The minutes of the May the 26th,
called meeting were read and adopt
ed as read.
On motion and sectind the foll,,wing
Re.,lution, relative to, the I'ine G;rove
.\cadenly land was adoptecd, unani
W\hereas the School Bolard (if the
'arish ,of Caliwell instituted a motve
nient tot recov'er the lanuds of the l'ine
G;rove .\Academy. sltld by the l)irec
tors, and adopted a resolution re
questing' the lion. J. L. McClanahan
to intrdluce a bill at the last sessinii
tof the l.egislature authorizing said
bhard to, institute suit in the Courts
to recover said lands. and,
\Vhereas. \lr. lcClanahan intro
duced said bill and got it through the
General .\-semiil to a successful ter
mination, to the end that the matter
may be litigated and the lands re
stored to the public school intere-t tf
Therefore he it resolved. That this
School Board temler the Iln. J. 3-.
MlcClanahan a vote of t hanks ifor the
honest, earnest and faithful service
F rendered the people' of Caldwell parish
in the final passage of ,aid bill.
Be it further resolved. That this
resolution be spread on the minuntes
of the School toard and at c,,py ftr
w ardedtl t the Caldwell \\Vatchil an
w tith request to, publish name.
Mloved and Seconded that the Pres
Sident of the Board be empowered to
ctntinue the cmployment ,If Judge A\.
.\. (;unlv as attorney ill the matter
o3 f the line (rove .\cademy Land.
\l tin carried. t
(n imotion duly seconded that the
- verbal report of conmmittee on Con
, ,tlidation Schools in \Vard 5, be re
ceived and committee be discharged.
and they reported that the Mlarlow
School remain where it i.. Mlotio,
Mo.lved and seconded that all peti
Stions from Grayson Ihe tabled, and
the motiin was carried.
, On motion and secotnded that the
Board go into the electiot ,of the
principal of Grayson I igh School,.
and the motioin was carriedl.
O()n motion by F. L. Cottinghani, t
P duly seconded iby J i. 'I. t'hom,-on.
e that \W . . Shell he re-elected I'rinci
pal of Gravyson Hi igh Schel foir the
sesioin of 1915-16, antl yea and nay
votte calledt for, which resulted as fol
t Yeas-F. L. Cottinghaim. G. T. .Mar
tin, A. 1). Grant, J. ;\. Meredith, I1I.
\V Furlw. \\. V. Newell. J. I..
d Thompson. D 11. Curry, G. \V. Wall.
and WV. L. \Vhite
S On mnition and seconded, Miss Alice
Murphy was elected primary teacher. r
On motion and second, Mrs. Nan
nie Volentine was elected as teacher t
of the 3rd and 4th grades in the Gray
son High School.
)- Moved and seconded that the sum
k of $800.X00 be se aside to huild a two
room School [lHouse at liawkins, and
it lie local I)irectors, and .\. D. Grant
I be appointed as a building comnlit
tee. and the motion was carried.
O)n motion and second, J. A. I. tld
It son and J. R. Tingle were placed ttn
the Board of Ltcal D)ircctir, of the
1- 'lThe petition from the patrons of
the Copenhagan Cotloredtl Schotl way
Ip read and the matter was referredl t I
tY the Supt. and President if the Board.I
On motion and second, the follow
ing Resolution. relative to the Pine
,e Grove Academy Land. was adopted.
Be it resolved by the Board of Di- n
rectors of the Public Schools of Cald- ti
well Parish in regular meeting con
vened that this accept; the authority
conferred on it by the Legislature of
Louisiana by Act No. 24 of the extra
session of 1915, approved and signed a
by the Governor on June 17th, 1915, t
declaring the Pine Grove Academy a
defunct corporation and that its affairs
are unliquidated and giving to this
Board the power and right of action
to apply for the appointment of a liq
uidator to sue for and take possession
of all property and fund; belonging
to said Pine Grove Academy at the
time it was dissolved by limitation of
law: and by virtue of the provisions
of said act the President of this
3 Board is authorized and directed to i
f apply a petition to the 30th. District
Court of Caldwell Parish for the ap-1
pointment of a liquidator or Receiver
of said defunct corporation, the Pine
* Grove Academy, and that the Judge of
said District Court is petitioned and
requested to appoint W. L. White,
member of the Sch1oi oI ,ard of Caldl
f well Parish, liquidator or receiver of
said Pine Grove Academy and that
said Receiver be directed to adminis-1
ter the property and affairs of said
n corporation for the benefit of the
public schools of Caldwell Parish.
g Be it further res,,lved. That the
n President of this board is authorized
to couple with tihe application for ap
pointment of such liquidator or Re
h ceiver herein selected by this board
'' a petition and suit to the said Dis
trict Court to declare the proceedings
'S of the pretended board of trustees of
)f Pine Grove Academy and their ap
pointment of two of their members as
liqtidators and their petition to the
r. Judge to ratify and confirm said ap
pointment as absolutely null and void
and as a palpable fraud on the law
e- and on this board and the public
schools of Caldwell Parish and that
same be annulled and set aside.
la Be it further Resolved, That this
board hereby appropriates the neces
sary funds to pay the cost. and ex
In penses of procuring the appointmen
ft of said liouidator as provided by sai
Act No. 24, of the Extra Session.,
n W. L. White offered the followi Ce
Resolution, which was unanimo eo
- adopted by the Board: gr;
g Resolution. anl
e Be it resolved by the Boar tw
School Directors in regular sessi an,
sembled that the following rule
regulations are hereby adopted for
the g'vernument and conduct of all
Sschi ols within the Parish, beginning
with the fall sessioh , 1915, viz:
No. 1. During the school session all
teachers must give their time unre
-ervedly to their school work.
No. 2. No teacher ill be permitted
to attend balls and other places ot
amusement that are calculated to he
detrimental to the best educational in
terest of the school or the community
on school days.
No. 3. It shall be the duty of all
teachers to labor earnestly for the up
building of the cause of education in
the Parish, and at all times to co-op
erate with those in authority in their
effort, to give to the people the very
best schools possible.
No. 4. All schools must open at 8:30
o1'clock a. in., giving ten or fifteen min
utes intermission in the forenoon, an
hours at noon, and ten or fifteen min
utes in the afternoon, and then dis
nmi-s the school at 4 o'clock.
No. 5. All teachers must be at the
school house fifteen minutes previous
to the opening of the school.
No. b. All assistant teachers are
required to co-operate faithfully with
each other and with the principal in
carrying out these regulations, and for
the betterment of the schools of the
Be it further resolved, That a copyI
of this resolution be furnished each
teacher before opening of school.
Adopted this July 6, 1915.
G. T. MARTIN, President.
1J. C. ItlNES, Superintendent.
Moved and seconded that the Sup
erintendent call on the Supt. of Rich
land Parish to pay tuition of those
Ichildren attending Girod School from
Richland. and in case of non-payment,
said children will be debarred from
attending the Girod School. Motion
The Board adjourned until Wed
nesday morning at 9 o'clock a. m.
Wednesday morning the Board meti
with all member-s present.
The Board then proceeded to pro
mulgate the election returns of Dis
trict No. 23.
- Proposition to levy a special ten
mills tax on all prperty subject to
State taxation in Sciool District No.
a 23 for a period of fve years to give
d addition aid to the public schools in
the said school di.grct. *
For or in favor of said proposi
tion there were cai 12 votes.
s Property for o in favor of said
n proposition, $4,55 ).
Against the p osition there was;
Scast, one vote.
Property agai t said proposition,
Whereupon, majority of 11
s votes being in or of said proposi
s tion, and prop y vote being in ma
o jority of $4,1 0, and the tax was
carried both i umber of votes cast
tand amount roperty voted.
SUpon moti and second the fol
lowing resol n offered by W. L.
of White was d, and same was car
Be it res ed by the Parish Board
of School ectors of the Parish of
at Caldwell regular session con
5svened, th e following shall be the
id basis for salaries of all teachers
he through he Parish: Third Grade
teachers 1no experience shall re
he ceive per month for the first
ed year, of one year's experience
with er Normal credits. $40.00
e- per m and if they prove efficient
rd and s *in the same school, they
is- shall hve for the third year $45.)00
eSe Grade teachers with no ex
Spe shall receive $45.00 per
as Imo or the first year, and one
xperience and Summer Normal
he :$50.00 per month, and if they
p efficient and stay in the same
wid for the three years, they shall
al $55.00 per month.
lic t Grade teachers without exper
at. and Normal Credits shall receive
per month, and with Normal
its, $55.00 for the first years' ex
ence, and one years experience
Nx ormal credits, $55.00 and $60.00
n month, respectively.
i rincipals of two room schools who
Id first grade certificates and with
t any experience shall receive $60.00
er month, and with experience, shall
eceive $70.00 per month, and second
gradle teachers shall !r4ceive $55.000
and $65.00 per month with one and
two years experience, respectively,
and principals of High Schools shall
r receive $90.00 per moith, and the firs-t
I assistant shall receive $00.00 per
- month, and the Grade Teachers below t
the lligh Schol department shall re
ceive $55.00 per month.
The following Budget of expenses'
f,,r the fiscal year, 1915-16 was then .
e Current school fund --------$ 5,692.45
- Police Jury appropriation -- 6,208.84-1
S1'Poll tax .....------------------- 1,184.30
1 Total ------------------ $13,085.59
n W\\hite teachers' salaries ....$ 7.000.00
SColored teachers' salaries __ 1,500.00
r Superintlndents - ---------... 900.00
YPer diem ........---------------- 350.00
.\ssessor( Commision -----..... 825.00
0 Printing ....---- ------------- 100.00,1
- Club wolk ------------..... 00.00
n Repairs .-----------------........ 200.00
- Contingt Fund ----------....... 500.00
Office e*enses ------------....... 200.00
Agriculttal appropriation __ 250.00
e Domesticscience appropria
s tion - ................. 100.00
Ne ot aprspriated ---------- 810.59.
r Olm otion and second, the bill for
e S13 usubmite, d by C. R. Ferrand was
tabl( until further information.
y Mved and seconded that the Mt.
Zion School be consolidated with the,
St. Paul School of Ouachita Parish,
as a ling school and the appropriation
of AMt. Zion school be transferred to
said consolidated school. Motion car
- Moed and seconded that the offi
cers of the local directors of the
1 Grayson High School be declared va
cant and the patrons be required to
1 elect another Board of directors be
fore the opening of another session,
and the motion was carried.
- Moved and seconded that the Pres
idlent of this Board be authorized to
t proceed or bring legal proceedings if
necessary against the contractor of
the Columbia High School building.
- if necessary, to repair the roof of said
building which was guaranteed for
i five years and tlhe motien was car
'ie e committee on claims reported
the following claims, and same were
R. B. Hines, examination of
teachers ----------------...................$ 9.001
Gº:: ~sn school 5.7
I Grayson Agri. High School---.... 12.'5
'I L. Bath .........--------------... ...--.. 8.14
SF. :. Hansell & Bro. .........----------8.0
F. F. Hansell & Bro. ---------. 2.63
Ramelr Printing Co. ----------.......... 6.13
Caldwell Watchman ---------- 16.50
R. H. McGee ----...------------ 8.501
Grayson Cab M fg. Co. -------4.30
J. J. Stallings ....------------__.... 2.151
J. J. Stallings ................ 11.90
Grayson Agri. School -------- 186.57
.Grayson Domestic Science ----- 22.74
S. P. Walker, Assesscr-------........ 279.861
. C. A. Traylor ................. 1.25'
Moved and seconded that this Board
duplicate the amount received from
the State for High Schools, and to
appropriate the remainder of the
funds to the various schools accord
ing to the enrollment of each school.
J. B. Thompson offers as a substi
tute for the above motion that the
general funds be appropriated for the
various schools to run for an equal
number of days, the yea and nay vote
as called for:
I Yeas-G. T. Martin. J. B. Thomp
son. D. H. Curry, G. W. Wall, W. L.
Nays-F. L. Cottingham, A. D.
Grant, J. A. Meredith. H. W. Furlow,
and W. E. Newell. Motion was lost.
And the original motion was also
lost by the same vote.
Moved and seconded that the gen
eral funds he appropriated according
to the enrollment of each school; after
deducting $350.00 for the Columbia
High School and $350.00 for the Gray
son High School, and the motion was
The following appropriations were
Riverton G. F. S. T.
IRiverton -----........$216.66 $1,536.97
Indian Mound ...... 135.72
Kelly ------------...... 301.60 392.50
Roberts ----------........ 339.70 361.55
Hawkins ----------........... 260.13 675.87
Oak Grove ........ 180.96 356.37
Chicks ------------......... 407.16 557.17
Oflartin . -----------........ 199.88 220.28
Clarks -----------......... 863.33 951.60
Grayson---------- ......... 852.02 1,645.25
Columbia -..---- 308.95 2,326.33
i':;r ll~,hi _ .... . 3l153.0 669.91
I' l, i,, i,nt lll . 98.02
Itr.ll, cr l\ . ......... . 180.' º 136.1
Si:il' tr,.l. --- - . 4.25 2381.9
I:riciid:.hi l .. ...... . 143.2,
I;:,il,, _ .......... 56.55
- --l-i. . . . 15(.08 287..
.\cc ell . .......... ),s8.u2 181o.
h;.ultl, I'La.,,l - - - 128.18 251)
I iic!,,l . .......... 1518.34 438
(in.1 l . .. .-- -..... 158.3.4 43,
I'i ,. ( r ont . t__- 214.8') 38'...
Irn - _! . ......... 15l).8i1 273.59 Ii
.al ------------. 911.48 163.92 I
( pclllha t.n ...... 147.03 104.52 2
I cI sly _ ............ 120.64 85.76 4
.h\il, d re tivd an i that tile alp
Il'r1rl,rirlltiill il'Jill f llt th c' g neral tltlldk
anIi iýpttcialfl i e pulh i shcg d i' t ilia "
()i t clsil .Irnal .h,,ilg what e nt.l it
\Ilvd anlld seconded that the Suit t
le . instruclted ti contract with all S
it ac.lr~ fr 1no, longer ternm thall tilhe
;alllr,,riationi. and ;all .chl, Jl . b
cl-,Id when apllpropriation, aret cx- I
han-ted, and no overdraft fr any S
ch. l. and the Illtionll \;a, carried.
IT e f ill,,wing teachers wa\ nol i-l
imated by the Supt. and elected by;I
the iBard: J. M. W illis. ltrushy, If t
T. \\illi and .lary Liv l\-, Robert
\\. \\. lirashears, .Mrs. J. 1'. Burgess c
Saillit RI iloin. Kate liradford and I;
lc..ie Walker, Clark-. Hell H. R l- I;
linb s. (ir d. L. E. lBurton. liebert. 1;. l'
11. Redditt. Mrs. 11. 11. Redditt, Chris- fi
-ie )a\i.6 Katie Walker. Ethel Car- r
rill and M\ariin l'Thirnhill, Coluntbia. p1
.\llnlic Mla. D)uke. .\hst. Riverton. H.: .
i'ul:re and Mlary .\Anders. I'alestine. i
Sui).. was authorized t, fill all vac- a
ant'iets to be elected at the next regu- i
lar Inecting. II
\ .loved and seconded that if Mr.l
'I'ren, agricult ural teacher at (;ra'- 1l
st son, returned the $250.00 appr,ipriat-'
r 'ed fir the farm to thii. Board, at,
v the expiration of Iii, time of .ervice.,
.\ug;. 31. 1916, that the Board hereby v
agrees to supplenlent his salary;
.State applropriation) by the sum of I
It $200U.I. \iotion was carried. a
\loved and seconded that the Supt.
ile allowed $10.00 per month for an I.
assistant, c, ommencing April the 1st, t
. 1915. .lMotion was carried. Ii
0 The filiwving appropriations were i
:made fir the Negro school:
9 (;God Il pe ------------------$150.00
\lezpah - ------------------.................-- 120.00 t
SOak Grove -----------------..... 100.00 ,
0) Locus Grove ----------------.. 150.00 r
10 Landerneau ----------------........ 50.00
N1 St. Paul --------------------.................. 150.00 ,
10 Progressive ---------------- 120.001
0 Gar(den Valley ---------------100.001
j llill City ---------------................... 0.00
hl Mt. in -------------------................. 90.00
dson ................... 100.00
0 St. Joseph ____________________ 150.00
)0 Lowe - ---------------------- 90.001
Ordinance No. 12.
)0' Whereas, at a special election, duly
)0 and regularly called, and held in
59 School District No. 27 of the Parish
of Caldwell, Louisiana, on May 25th,
91 A. D. 1915, a proposition was submit
)r ted to the vote of the property tax
3 payers of said school district, quali
fied as electors under the Constitution
t. and laws of the State of Louisiana, as
,to whether a debt should be incurred
h, and bonds issued for School District
No. 27 to the amount of Fifteen Hun
tl dred ($1500.00) Dollars, to run five
r- years, and to bear interest at the rate
of five (5) per cent per annum, pay
able annually, for the purpose of con
se structing and equipping a school build
. ing in said School District No. 2.
o And, Whereas, the incurring of said
e- debt and the issuance of said bonds
i was duly and regularly authorized by
Sa vote of the majority, in number and
Samount, of the property tax payers of0
Ssaid School District No. 27, voting at
if I saidi election, as will appear by Ordi
ntnance No ...... of the Parish Board
oif School Directors of the Parish of
Caldwell. Louisiana, of May 26th,
1915, promulgating the returns of said
S And. Whereas, it is necessary that
d Ithe Board of School Directors should
incur said debt and issue said bonds,i
" now, therefore. I
Section 1. Be it resolved by the i
SBoard of School Directors of the Par- I
-, ish of Caldwell, Louisiana, in regular l
'5 session assemnbled, That a debt in theI
.sum of Fifteen Hundred Dollars
S($1500.00) be. and the same is hereby
incurred for, in the name of, and on l
3 the behalf of School Dittrict No. 27,
of the Parish of Caldwell, Louisiana,
0 and that, as evidencing said debt, ne
gotiable blnds be, and they are here
Sby ordered and authorized to be issued
5in the amount of Fifteen Hundred;
Dollars ($1500.00), bearing interest at
the rate of Five (5) per centum per
4annutm, payable annually, to run for
Sa period of Five (5) years from date.
:d and issued in such denominations, and
dpayable in such time, as is hereinafter
m designated, in conformity with the
to Constitution and Laws of the State of
eLouisiana. especially Act No. 256 of
-the session acts of the General As
1.sembly of the State of Louisiana, for
Sthe year 1910. as, amended by Act 218.
te oif 1912; and that the whole of the
IC funds realized from the incurring of
said debt and the sale of said bonds
te to be used for the purpose ot erecting
and equipping a school building in the
i- said School District No. 27.
L. Section 2. Be it further resolved:
That Geo. T. Martin, President, and
J. C. Hines, Secretary-Treasurer, of
" the Board of School Directors of the
t. Parish of Caldwell, Louisiana, be
o and they are hereby authorized, em
powered, and directed to have pre
'pared, and to sign and execute under
g the seal of the Board of School Direc
r tors of the Parish of Caldwell, Lou
a isiana, negotiable bonds, to be known
Y' and designated as: "Bonds of School
s District No. 27 of the Parish of Cald
well, State of Louisiana, said bonds
e to be of the denomination of Three
Hundred ($300.00) Dollars each, to
be five (5) in number and inumbered
7 from one to five inclusuive, aggregat
ing the sum of Fifteen Hundred ($1,
500.00) Dollars, dated April Ist, 1919.,
Sand bearing interest at the rate of
five (5) per centum per annum, pay
7 able annually on the first day of April
of each and every year after date
ithereof, until payment of the principal
25 sum, the principal and interest to be
3 payable at the ......................-
.I 3()).1)() .\lI.l 1. 1,lt1 )
Sec. \Ill 1. I}11_'
S'c. 3. Ie it furthcr re-,,lve .I That
each ,if Said Il(i sl. ;anl each ,,f the
i.ct.re-' ci:i'l ll, (o i tlc' their ut at -
;achited hall bc in ',ri u :tantialy.
t ited States ,i \mi ri' a
M ate ,, I., lia a. I'tsh ,,t t';la lwe.ll.
hind. of the I';iri.h bt'ard i Schiil
I )irector. ,t the I'arir h , t'alhlwi"ll.
St;late of L.,,uisiana.
Kni ow all Men Iby th.ese l'rec nts:
That thce Iarih I hai I l ,,f Schi u.t
)ircct,irs of the I ;t rish ifi Cai li\t ll ,
State ,i lui.,ianl a, aickluiwl eiel ,. it
-c'If tio he indebted i tand f,,r value re
Sceived hereby ipromi-c to) pay to
l earer the -un ,f T'hree I lunrded i1),l1
lars ($3(NU.)N nII the fir-t d;ty ,f .\pril.
19..... t,igethil r with intcre.st thercon,
- from date herlei. until pail. ;t the
- rate of Five t5 per cnt tper aniillniu .
piay able annually on tie first day of
.\pril of each yeiar, until final pay
licnilt herciif upon the pire.entatioin
a and strrendiier iof this b nd and the
i- nterest coilup,n attached, wthen sanme
h, ibile.,s due.
to thi principal alnd intcrest ,if tlieue
- bInds are duec and payabili iat the
-------- ------ ------------------
t i-ianla, i l in Gold c,i II of ti te United
State-, at the lpre.ent sctandard iof
y weight and fineness.
y This lhnd is onle if a series of
f Five (5) bonds oi f like date, tenor,
andt antli tlt, issued fir the puri)ose
i of constructing and equipping a chllol
1 building in School District No,,. 27. of
t, the Parish of Caldwell. State if Lu
i-iana, and in full conforunitiy to .\rt
e icle 281 of the Constitution i ,f the
State of Louisiana, and the Statutes
0 carrying same in eflfect, and is au
0 thorized and provided for by a vote
0 of the majority in number and amnount.
0 of the property taxpaers qualified tio
)' vote thereon, and o iting at a special
0 election, duly and regularly called and
0 held in and for said School )istrict
0) No. 27 of the Parish of Caldwell.
0 State of Louisiana, as provided by the
0 Coinstitutiou and Statute. of Linuisi
10 It is herely certified and recited,
10 that all acts, conditions, and things re
quired by the Constitution and Stat
uy utes of the State of Louisiana. prec
in edent to and necessary in issuing this
bond have been regularly done and
performed, and that the total indebt
t- edness of the said Parish Board of
i Sch 'ol Directors for and on behalf
li- of said School District No. 27, does
in no' eocecd the Constitutional or Stat
IS utot inmitation: and that full and
ample provision has been made for the
Ct collection of a direct property tax,
- annually, on all property subject to
re State taxation, within the limits of
te School District Nii. 27. of sufficient
V- amount to pay both the principal and
- interest on the bonds as they several
ly become due, which special tax is
also authorized and approved by the
vote of the majority, in both number
and amount, of the property taxpay
ers, qualified to v(ite thereon, and vot
d ing at a special election, duly and reg
Sularly called and held, in and for
t said School District No. 27. of tile
- Parish of Caldwell. Louisiana, hs
'dl provided by the Constitution and
iStatutes of the State of Louisiana. and
, had been specifically anti irrevocably
d dedicated to the payment of said
bonds, in principal and interest, as
it same shall mature.
d in testimony whereof, the said Par
, ish Board of School Directors of the
Parish of Caldwell. State of Louisi
eana, has caused this bond to be
- signed by its President. and attested
r by its Secretary, and the interest cou
e pons hereunto annexed to be execut
's ed by the fac-simile signature of its
y President and Secretary, this .......
n day of ,--------------, 1915.
, G. T. MARTIN, President.
, Attest: J. C. Hines. Secretary.
- The Board adjourned to mneet at its
next regular meeting.
G. T. MARTIN. President.
d J. C. HINES, Secy.
SWrite us for
CROSSETT SILO CO.
S Crossott Lumber Company
SCrosset, : Arkansas
SSubscribe for The
one dollar a year.
REPORT OF CONDITION OF
Locatsd at Columbia, La.
Report furnished to the State Examiner of Banks by the above
Bank at the close of business on June 23, 1915.
Demand loans --------------------- -- $ 5,278,93
Loans secured by mortgage--.- ----- --- -- 51.054.44
Other loans and discounts -------------- 43,337.51
Overdrafts secured and unsecured - - 2,287.94
Other stocks, bonds, securities, etc - 2,000.00
Banking house, furniture and fixtures__. 5,744.07
Other real estate owned---..----- 2,853.38
ý Due from banks and bankers ------------. 11.364.7(;
Checks and other cash items ------------ 468.75
Gold coin-- ----- ----------------------- 1,600.00
Silver, nickel and copper coin -- 520.33
n National bank notes and all issues U.S. Government 3,002.00
Total ------ $129,512.11
Capital stock paid in ----------- -- $ 15,000.00
. Surplus _--------- ------ -- - - 23,000.00
Undivided profits, less expenses and taxes paid 1,135.78
- Dividends unpaid -__.------------------------ 10.00
Individual savings deposits-..------------------... 27,329.54
Individual deposits subject to check .------... . 32,007.77
Time certificates ofdeposit 5,760.36
Cashier's checks outstanding ---- -- --___ 268.66
Bills payable .------ .-. ------------------------ 25,000.00
STotal- _ 129,512.11
State of Louisiana, Parish of Caldwell.
I, J. R. Brown, Vice President, and I, A. D. Bridget,
Cashier of the above named Bank, do solenmly swear that the
' above statement is true, to the best of my knowledge and belief.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 6 day of July
1915 R. R. REDDITT, Notary Public.