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* SHERIF'S SALE.
C. T. PATTERSON COMPANY, LIMITED,
PORT BARRE LUMBER COIMPANY.
No. 90,166, Division "D," Civil District
Court, New Orleans, La.
By virtue of, and in obedience to an or
der issued by the Hon. Porter Parker,
Judge of Division "D" of the Civil District
Court of the State of Louisiana, in and for
the Parish of Orleans, La., of date May
22nd, 1913, to me directed, I will sell at pub
licauction to the last and highest bidder
at the Court House door in Opelousas, La.,
Saturday, July 12, 1913,
at 110 oclock a. m., the following described
All and singular and in bulk and as a go
ing concern the property, real and per
sonal, rights and credits of said Port itarre
Lumber company situated in said Parfsh
of S8t. Landry, including all the buildings
and improvements of every nature and
kind, office, store, stables, pump house, box
factory, machine shop and buildings, saw
mill and saW mill plant, boilers, pumps,
electric light plant, telephone lines, ma
chinery, tools and equipment; railroad,
lOComotives, equipment, rails, cars, rolling
stock; horses, mules, live stock; furniture,
lumber, open accoulnts, and In tact, all the
property of every nature and kind now
used or heretofore used In
the o peration of the businessfo tie
Port Barre Lumber Company, in the l'arishl
of St. Landry, aforesaid.
This order covers and includes all the
property, rllts, credits and effects which
may belong to ,r be In i.e lawful posses
sion of sald company. andl particularly the
1. The hereinafter described nuildings
improvements on the mill site of said Port
Barre Lumber 'ompany in said Parish of
St Landry, erected by it on the land held
under lease by said company from Joseph
Dubourdleu, dated December 1, 1908, for
twenty years, beglnning DIecember 7th,
190b, and endlog December 27th, iu 2 a, at the
rate of one thousand dollars pern annum,
payable In edvance, the leasedt premises
being more particularly described as fol
A certain tract of land situated on the
north side of Bayou Courtableau In the
Parish of St. Landry, La,, known as tile
home of Joseph Dubourdleu, extenlding
east to the line known as Joseph DeJean
and running north to the opelousas, Gulf
At Northeastern Railroad and bounded as
follows: On the north by said Opelousas, I
Gulf A Northeastern Ialiroad; on tile south
by said Biaou Courtableau and property
of Delean Bros., as appears by map filed In i
tie iRecordelr's omnce of St. Landry l'arish; I
oh the west by land of W ,I .andoZ; and on
the east bj land of sahId ort Barre l.umber
Company ; all ontainIng two hundred acres I
with all the buildings and improvements
thereon, consisting of a residence forty I
feet by forty fee and outside buildings; 1
also eight tenant houses The buildings t
and improvements aforesaid belonging to 8
said Port BIarre L.umber Company and
herein offered for sale are: Twelve (12) two
h(3 room cabins, and seven (7) three or
more room residences, and outhouses and
Also the right of the said Port BIarre
Lumber Comipany to tile said lease for the c
remaintoder ot the unexpired term threof. c
2. The following furniture: Four Iron
S;two armoirs; three dressers; three
stands; one olning room table; ten
oha'rs; five rocking chllais; two small
tablesr"one side board; one cook stove and
3. The box factory oni said leased site,
in St. Landry 'arish, and all te buildlngs, u
and machinery therein contained or there
unto appertalnlng, more particularly the p
following, to-wit: One building 44 x oU ft. ;
one loading platform r x 44 ft.; one re
etyving platform 30 x 44; one 60" x 16 ft.
Houston, Stanwood and Gamble Company
boiler; one 14 x 24 Houston. Stanwood ann
(ramble engine, complete with all fittings; s
one " Melshor ie-saw; one 14 x t0 American p
double surfacer: one J. A. Fay Egan No. 3
railroad cut-off saw; one American boX
board Matcher; three hand-feed .rip saws
r oeplpte one No. l lIanchette automatic d
SaWgin!er;one J. A. Fay & Egan power
f fý p saw; one Hoop Mill complete, con- a
i.eII A~t one Defiance Machlnt Co, Sier
o Sltter; one (oiler; one Pointer; one
lpr and nece~sary conter sllafts and cl
a; one ~,,or; n mac lilnle and one t
a macahine. $o
4. Live It9cL ¢ d equipment: 01
. s. 2 Ilorses and harness and gear
tui therefor; lumber wagcns; 2 dump w
Scarti; 60 dollies; 2 delivery spring tour- ol
a. The machine shop and ,ulildtngon said
leased site and the machinery, tools, and bt
appurtenances thereto attached or there- ti
unto belonging more particularly: to
One 18" engine lathe; one 16" shafter; one
large power drill press; one 1" forge blow- sl
er one large forge; one complete set stock r
anddies; one 6 x 6 Jewel Steam Engine, P
with lshafting complete, and all mill sup
plies, tool steel, iron and other appurte
nance In said machine shop.
6. One sand house. One sand box.
7. The railroad, Including cross ties, rails a
frogs fishplates, switches, turnouts, and i
all otler things going to make up tile lum- P
her tramway situated on the leased prop- 0
arty a rd extending Into and over other lands
owned by said Port Barre Lumber C(om- "
pang. But there shall be sold separately
the rails and other materials upon which a b
lTeftls claimledby Louis Kaufman, as ti.e e
ame is more particularly and hereinafter r
8. The rolling stock of said Port Biarre
Lumber CompanY used on the said tram
00log cars, more or less; two standard .
60,ton capacity iat cars equipped as camp; ,,
three hand cars; one set camp tools and
wlrcking outfit; one is-ton standard gauge
locoimtotive and trailer; twenty-four w 0 1
t. capacity log cars; one 20o-ton standard 1
4oauge Davenp·eort locomotive and trailer. 5
The said lastly descrcbed locomlotive shall il
I'b. 1.d separately as Ilereinafter provided. c:
. Theroce blhlleding and contellts, par- r
Onelarge fireproof safe 44 x it; two s ft. t
deSks oloe 1-ft. drawer iling cabi)net; two
Monetch typewriters; one I-drawer filing r
cabinet; two typewriter tables; t w h igl
stools; six clairs; one s-foot table, one No. b
I style Burroughs Alding pMachlne; olle
drop-cover desk, 6 It., with 1ink staids; also
tationtery, books, etc. W
10. The store or cothmlssary building, to- tn
gether with the contents thereof, ulore oc
A general assortment of boots, shoes, dry
gooels, notions, groceries, hardware, fit
tings, and general merchandise.
It. All the feed contalnedtin thIe stable
and feed room on the leased property. 01
12. One oice house i X 2a. line ice house S
110. x at
11. one I2x 1i pump louse; one 2a H. P.
uprigaht tube boiler; one UInderwriter's fr
Flre Pump, 14" 14" x 7t2 x 12"-8" suction: di
760 ft. O" water main; one, Worthington
pamp, wi t x ix i; 14oN1 2l" hose stands with o
N. The stable and other buldings forming1
the woods equipment, more particularly:
8 One 10 l lw stable;uone 6i x 60 camp
rsleeplngq:arter; 6000 t. ith' wire rope, d
tongs, buckles, and other necessary equip - 0
ment for rlu tll sadaers; onr a H.P. gas cs
enlgne for pumping water; 9 camp houses dt
10 xa 16, rooms; one cook camp, s x 10, t
equipped for cookery; one camp car, lx s'0, c
eauippq as dintrga car; one camp outfit ca
Fo ee lg on na car; one 10 1a commls
sary with counters and shelves.
is. One Lidgerwood skidder or loading th
machine, with boiler, tongs, cables, block f
and tackle and other accessories. a
1. The following sitruated In lhe lumber r
9,121 ft, 16ft. tramways; 14 10 it. x 16 ft. dl
foundatlons; oneloa ding dock ioax ,,x 4 nT
high;t one shed 18 Ift, x 40; one shed I1s x 200; an
one ofice lt 1 r. Re
17. 60, more or less, -wheel lumber carts sh
Ssts front wheels waiLt1 shlafs, for mules; p
1car rollers. pS
1l8 All the telephone line, poles anti e'iuip. u
meat belon.ing to the company,
19. The following trac ts of land acquired P
from the La BIarre-tn gs (o., Ltd., by act of
sale dated February 17, 1969:
Ar certaifn tract of land containing 10,- in
U1t.T acrer, together with all the Improve- shi
mets thereon, and. all the rights, waysth
nlavlIea. servitudes, a n d advantaged Im
at.'Jto _lnoea ng% or in any wise apper-.
T.JLnr·. and with all the timber thereon, thi
sitated in the PaW1h. of St. Landry, La., t
and more partculmrly descrtbed as t1l1. *
lo, . towlt: 8. W.1 of 8. . .Xof Sec. 11,
Towhshlpo 8. p ., 8 ... 4d acres. Lots and
of 8ec., 810.50 acres. Lot Iof Sec. 1oa7 acres.
Al oflec. 1646ac re. 8 t o. of N. t o . f o
6,W. of1.# and Ws. l of Soc. i, 64.s r
acres. 8. 1 of N.. , E. LofN,W.. . ,t
160o8. W. 1o, N... o 6 of S1c. 9 ,
csi.70acre. E. of E. 6,. W.8W of S. W'
6oS.8 E. ,W, W ofW. . ofS.U ofS. W. w e
a:w. , ofs.. .a. a. of s. w. 4 o b
-9el,1 0, 861.10 acre. All of Sc. 11, contain. 0. '
neg644.dS acres. 8 . of N, 16ad 8. H of N V
e. 18, 62.16 acres. All of ec. 14, 644.418
ares,. Lotsl.aud7, olN.1 of N. E, 1~,
aad,.W.16 of N. , 1t of Sec. I, 110.s9
acres. N.16,N.16OfA. E.16,8.. . of S. fu
U. at,8. IL. t oof. W. Y toSec.2, ,6 acres. del
-..k,&UoIt ON.W. 16W. 11 of N. W. by
s,. 6. oflnw.MN·k of S. W. ,1 .i A
Sc. 14 O.aa0acree. S. w,. 1,2 1.. 1. of N. VB
3.1 aiMes. I 7, 4 acres.t1. Lots S and 16 thu
of Seae. 16,61 acres, All in Township 6, 8. . Orl
6 . W .1 o. W. 3 of Sec. 29, 9.6 aCres. ore
W. 4 of S. W. 4 of Sec. 30 80.41 acres. N. X
of Sec. 31, 822.78 acres. W. H of W. H of
,ec. 26, 161.57 acres. Allot Sec. 88, 648.82
acres. N. % of Sec. 84, 822.82 acres. N. W .
4 of N. W. M ofSec.32, 40.84 acres, 8. 2 of
Sec. 34, 32.32 acres. S. 4 of Sec. 28, 820.66
acres. S. .4, E. 12 of S. . W. of Sec. 29,
242.01 acres. N. E. . E. i of N. W. n, S. W.
:t of N. W. 4. E. ½ ofS.E. 4, N. W. 4 of 8.
E. 4,a E. ½! of S. W. 14 of Sec. 82, 484.08 acres.
All in Township 5, S. R. 6 E, E. 4, E. Ir of S.
W. 14, W. 4 of S. W. 14 of Section 25, 478.08
r- acres. N. of S. E. (, S. W.4 of 8. E. J,
r, N. E. 1 of S. W. 14 of Sec. 26,161 acres. N. E.
^t 4 of Sec. 35, 160.64 acres, inTp.5 S. R.
)r E. N. of N. W. ¾ of S. W. 4 of Sec 19. 8.
7 4hofS. W. , S. 1. of S.E E. and N.E. Y of
S- S. E. % of Sec. 19. W. / of N. W. t of N, E.
,r 4 of Sec.80. E. of N. . Et of Sec. 30, 821.28
acres. S. E. l of S. E. 4 and S, E. 4 of S.
W. i4 of Sec. 26, 80.40 acres, in Tp. 5. S. R. 5
E. S. 4, N. E. 4, S. . of N.W. y, N. E, 14
1s of N. W. 4 of Sec. 27. 601.10 acres W. 4 of
N. W, % of Sec. 35, 50 acres. S. 4 of N. W.
41 ofS. W. 4 t of Sec. 19, 20.09 acres. E. % of
NW. W. ofN.E. , W. of N. W. 14, N. E.
. of N. W. % of Sec. 30, 140,71 acres. N. 1,2
of Sec. 29, 322.70 acres in Tp. 5, S. R. 6 E.
o The entire quantity hereinabove de
h scribed aggregates 10,876.27 acres, from
s which is to be deducted 45.57 acres for right
0 of way given to Opelousas A Gulf Railroad
20. The following tracts
of land acquired by the
Port Barre Lumber Company from W.
P. Masters, Allii 24, 1911, viz: S. K. 2, Sec.
31 and N. % of 8. W. 21 of See, 81 and W. %eof
S. W. 14 of Sec. 82, all in Tp. 5, S. R. 6 E., con
talr Ing 822.77 acres.
21 1. The following described lots of ground
acquired from Charles Dejean in 1912 by
i said Port Barre Lumber Company, viz.:
All of Lot No. 7 and the N. 1-3 of Lots Nos.
1 and 2 of the D)ejean Subdivision of Port
1 Barre; Lot 7 fronting on Courtableau
Street and the N. 1-: of Lot2 In the rear of
3 Lot 7 and the N. 1-3 of Lot I in the rear of
Lot 2: all in the Parish of St. Landry.
5 22. All the lumber on hand in the yard on
t ihe leased premises and in the town of Ope
3.,6,( 40 ft. Plain White Oak, more or less.
301,01) ft. Plain Red Oak, more or less.
18,000 ft. Elm, more or less.
1,675,00( ft. ( more or less.
4i:1,500 ft. Cypress, more or less.
54,(410 ft. Ash, more or less.
69,000) it. Illckd ry, more or less.
2,000 ft. Locust, more or less.
1,21) ft. Maple, more or less,
Making a total of 2.942, 7o0 ft. lumber, more
23. All the bills receivable and open ac
counts due said Port iBarre Lumber Com
pany, as per the books of said corporation
and tile books of the Receiver.
24. The saw mill and saw mill plant on
the leased property in St, Landry Parish,
One double-band mill; one main building f
176'x44'; one Ell addition 6'x152';
one Ell addition 48x50'; one
140 sorting chain and galv. I
Iron covered shed; one 120 loading dock;
three 72 x 18 H. S. & ;. C. Boilers in Quinn
steel settings with Dutch ovens; one 22" x
30" Houston Stanwood & G. Co. engine with
rope drive; one 12" gun feed, steam, with
54' Prescott heavy carriage and steam set
works (Prescott's); one 4 Prescott band
mill, right hand" one 10 x12 Prescott steam I
nigger; one 9" steam feed; one 36" Prescott (
carriage; one 8 x 10 Prescott steam nigger;
one 7 it. Prescott hand mill, left hand: one
60 ft. Prescott edger; one
10 saw Prescott automatic
trimmer; one four-saw slasher; one Mitts &
Merrill "Jumbo" Hog; one electric light a
plant, 300 It. capacity; transfer chains, live -
rolls, shafting, belting, pumps, complete
in running order and running; heading [
mill. ell of saw mill plant; one steam cut
off saw, one challoner; one knee bolter; one
Challoner power heading machine; one
planer; one jointer, one turner; one hand
press; shafting, pulleys and belting com
plete in running order; one Walsh Manu
facturing Company draw dry kiln. P
From the foregoing there is excepted and I11
will be sold separately as hereinafter de
scribed, the machinery upon which the
Prescott Company of Menominee, Michi l.
Igan, claims a vendor's privilege.
The property herinabove described un
der the Numbers 1 to 24, inclusive, shall be
offered and adjudicated by the said Sheriff
as a whole, with the exceptions hereinafter C
noted. The tapes of )191$ p be prorated.
The sheriff shall require from the pur- el
chaser a sum in cash on the spot sufficient i
to pay the Sheriff's costs of advertising and
selling said property, save his commissions S
on the sale, and said Sheriff shall further- S
more take from the purchaser his bond
with good and sufficient security in the sum a
of,twenty-five thousand dollars, conditioned
as hereinafter set qrf.th.
The following described property shall
be sold separately, though forming part of
the property hereinabove described under
the numbers 1 to 24, inclusive, to-wit
First: Two No. 33 special combination
skidding and loading machines, together 0
with all the necessary cables and other ap
purtenances tnereto attached.
Second: Six No. 24 logging cars. t
Third: 764 steel 35 lb. new rails; 764 pairs R
splices, complete with bolts; two split
switches; two frogs; two ground throws l
and connecting rods; 283 new steel $5 Ib.
rails; 323 pairs plain joints with bolts; four p
pairs of complete split switches, consisting
of four No. 6 riveted slate frogs, 5' 6"dis. 1-35 1(
lb. rall; 4 spilt switches 7' 6', dis. 9-35 lb.
rails; four ground throws and connecting t
rods, dis. 1-35 lb. rails: 40 prs. splices and
bolts; 1339 relaying No. 35 lb. steel rails;
1899 pairs angle bars; 80 kegs of rail
road spikes; 20 kegs of railroad spikes ½ x B
41% and 40 kegs of railroad spikes ½ x 44.
Fourth: Two Forney type Davenport
Fifth: Tile property 24th described, to the
ex:tent that a lien and privilege is claimed
upon the same by the Prescott Company,
of Menomlnee, Michigan, according to the
intervention oe said company on file herein.
The property herelnabove first
ly to fifthly described, Inblusive, shall be
sold on thile same terms and conditions as
hereinabove set forth, save that the pur
chaser or purchasers shall pay their pro
rata of said costs and expenses only, and
shall give bond to the Sherifft for one-fourth
the purchase price, conditioned as hereto
fore set out and subject to the further N
rights and conditions hereinarter set forth.
The following described real estate shall
be sold separately, vlz:
1. The following real property, ac
quired from the htoard of Missions of the
Methodist Episcopal ('Church, South, situa- C
ted In St. Landry P'arish, Louisiana, de
scribed as follows t
E. ½, Sec. 36, Tp. 5, S. It. 5 E,, containing
Lot 1 and E. 2 of Lot 6 or the fractional i
part of E. ' of E. . of Sec. 1, Tp. 6, S. R. 5 C
E.,containing 120.72 acres. S. S. of S. 2V. *
of Sec. 31, Tp. 5, S. R. 1,6 E., and N. W. 24 of a
Sec. 6, 'l'p. ', 6. . 6r E., containing 241.69
2. The following tract of land acquired
from the Kent Land Company by act of sale
dated April 10, 19l0, vi:.: o
All of Sec. 24, Tp. 5, S. R. 5 E., containing
642 acres, more or less, together with all the d
rights, ways, serviltuder. and appurte- b
nances thereunto belonging or in any wise
This property above firstly and secondly b
described shall be sole for cash, payable
one-half or more at the moment of adjudl- s
cation and the remainder of the price when~
deed shall be made to the purchaser. All
taxes for 1918 to be assumed by the pur
chaser, over and above tlie price of adjudi- f
Immediately following the said sale and
adjudkcattons I shall file a proces verbal
thereof In this proceeding with the Clerk m
of the New Orleans District Court, and,
should no objection he made to said sale
and adjudications within ten days after
the said proces verbal has been placed on
the order book of said Court, the said adJu
dicatlons shall lpso facto become final.
The purchaser shall thereupon take title
and pay the purchase price in cash to the
Receiver; provided that if the purchaser
shall be a creditor, either ordinary or
privileged, of the Port Barre Lumber Com- in
pany, he shall lhave the right to retain the er
purchase price In his hands to the extent
that his debt shares in the proportion that
the sum of the entire indebtedness of the O
Port Barre Lumber Company bears to the CO
purchase price aforesaid, and shall exe
ecute bond for the remainder of said price
in the manner hererfier provided, but this
shall be necessary only for any excess over
the amount of thebond first given, as here
Inabove provided, lo0
The last report of the Receiver Sled in
this proceeding before the Judgment Is en- i
tered shall be accepted uas a prima faiel
evidence of the charactr and rhts of any
purchaser cialmint to be a cretor ae
titflead as such to the bene.t of the tO lraSa
provision, but the privilege hereln ace .*
ed to the purchaser shallbe withoutg n eu
dice to the rights of any other art1m.
interest hereina to dispute the allegd debt
or privilege In due course heeafter.
The rule herelnabove estabtibed shaMl
be appt iedi nsor or a or~aso o the
i, in'luive, to tls exteat, that is to taoa
ny puacheRl who may clalm a rendo.
nr other lien and prfvleaa upon the Sald
propert, shell on confrmation of Md t
aurnltl bond and 6etoreor tl. remdi n
ier ot the said purchase prie., net overW
by the first bond, if any, ezecuted by hym.
Any or all bonds and setcuty heroes mm
Vided shall be aue de ae of thi Svora o
IheChtl Distrit OcUrt for the Pa..
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6 F. C. Shute Druggist
F. C. Shute, druggist deserves
praise from Opelousas people for
i introducing here the simple buck
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one named Paul d'Orsennen,
who has been in the employ of
the St. Landry Clarion for a few
weeks getting subscriptions, is
no longer connected with this I
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ESTATE OF NOEMIE GUIDRI.
No 6599. Probate Docket. 16th Judicial
District Court St. Landry Parish, La.
By virtue of an order of the Hon. B. H.
Pavy, Judge of the 16th Judicial District
Court, In ana for the Parish of St. Landry
.oulslana. bearing date May 28tth, 1918,
t ere will be sold, for cash, at l
public auction to the last and hignest bid
der, by the undersigned administrator,
or any duly licensed auctioneer, at the
Slast residenc% of the deceased at Grand
C oteau, La.. on
SSaturday, July 5, 1913,
at 11 o'clock a. m. the following described
Four certain lots, s ituated in the Town
of Grand Coteau La., with all the buildings
and improvement thereon, consisting ofa I
dwelling house a bakery and outbulldings, i
boundednorth by St. Joseph St., south byI
Wm. Brlnkhaus. east by Church Street. ,
and west by Market street.
Terms and Conditions Said property to i
be sold on a credit of 12 months, to repre
sent which, the purchaser shall give a 12
Smonths bond, with good security, to be ap
I proved by tile administrator, and a mort- .
gage retained on the property sold; said a
bond to bear 8 per cent interest from day i
of sale with the usual clause of 10 per cent
attorney's fees in the event of suit.
may 31 6t Administrator. C
Have a Deep Well put down and pu ]
in Water Works. A pump and gasohne
engine donotcosta great. deal And
with a Deep Well, which I can bore for
you, you can provide yourself with the o
convenience of woter In yourome and
have protection against fire, to
References: J. B. MeClellend and
J. J. Thommpson.--Cutfit now in Ope
Let me figure with you on a outfit J
for your borne.
Alcee 0. Mouton
. F. D. No.2L& tte4. E
el i " ,et
i ·1s I
Notice et Election.
Resolution No. 4 forming part of the
minutes of a meeting of the Avoyelles
School Board held at its office at
Marksville, La, on June 3rd, 1913, and
being ordinance for the holding of a
special school tax election in Bayou
Boentf School District No. 31 of the Par
ishes of St. Landry,- Evangeline and
§y Mr. Williams:
Whereas under authority of Section
16 of Act 214 of 1902 the parish superin
tendents of the parishes of St. Landry
t, and Avoyellea laid off Bayou Boeuf
. school district No. 31 composed of terri
tory taken from the parishes of St. Lan
dry and Avoyelles, which school dis
f trict as located and defined was adopted
and ratified by resolution of the school
boards of said parishes, and
D Whereas, subsequently by election
the qualified electors of said school dis
trict chose to locate the schoolhouse of
'. said district within the portion that lay
j] in the parish of Avoyelles, further stip
ulating at said election that the juris
D diction over and supervision of said
d school would be given entirely to the
school board of the parish of Avoyelles,
Whereas, school bonds have been is
sued by the said board in authority,
the Avoyelles School Board, and these
bonds have been redeemed and inter
est paid on them since, and further that
the school treasurer of the parish of St.
Landry has been remitting regularly
every year the special school tax col
lected within the part of the district
located in said parish of St. Landry,
Whereas, Section 2 of Act 256 of 1910
specifically gives authority to a board
of school directors to call a special elec
tion for the purpose of submitting to
the property taxpayers who are au
thorized to vote at such election, under
the constitution and laws of the State
of Louisiana, a proposition to levy a
special tax not to exceed the limit that
is now or hereafter may be fixed by the
Constitution of Louisiana, for the pur
pose of giving additional aid to public
Be it ordained by the board of school
directors of the parish of Avovelles, in
regular session convened, that a special
election, to be participated in by the
property taxpayers of the Bayou Boeuf
school district No. 31 of the parishes of
Avoyelles, St. Landry and Evangeline,
as created, located, defined and record
ed under and by virtue of the authority
of the parish board of school directors
of said parish and more particularly
) described as follows: "To begin at the
N. W. corner of the N. E. 4 of Section
2, T.2 S. R. 2 E. in the parish of Avoy
elles. thence running due South 4%
miles to the S. W. corner of the N. E. M
of Section 11, T. 3 S. R. 2 E., in the par
ish of St. Landry, thence due East 5%3
miles to the S. E.corner of the N. E. %
of Section 10, T. 3 S. R. 3 E., thence due
North 4j miles to the N. E. corner of
Seetion 22, T. 2 S. R. 3 E. in the parish
of Avoyelles, thence due West along
section line to the point of starting;
the territory embraced within this dis
trict being 214 square miles," be and
the same is hereby ordered to be held
under the provisions of Act 256 of the
General Assembly of 1910, and other
laws on the subject on the 16th day of
July, 1913, between the hours of seven
a. m. and five o'clock p. m. at the poll
ing place at Barbreck within said dis
trict, for the purpose of taking the
sense of the property taxpayers within
said district, qualified as electors under
the Constitution and laws of the state
of Louisiana, upon the following prop
Whether or not a special tax of three
mills on the dollar on all the taxable
property in the Bayou Boeuf school dis
trict No.31 of the parishes of .4voyelles,
S., Landry and Evangeline, La, sub
ject to state taxation should be levied
annually for a pEhi9d Qf ten years for
the purpose of:
Giving additional aid to public
Be it further ordained, etc, that the
following persons be and they are here
by appointed to serve as commission
er., and clerk of said election, to-wit:
F. A. Townsend, Lee Evans, and An
oirew. Nurdin, Commissioners: Clerk:
J. M. Milburn, all of which are to serve
in said election as provided by law.
Be it further ordained that the presi
dent of this school board be and he is
hereby authorized and directed to issue
public notice of said election for at least
thirty days, according to law, in the
Weekly News, the official journal of
the Parish Board of School Directors of
the Parish of Avoyelles, and in the of
ficial papers of the Parish Boards of
School Directors of the Parishes of St.
Landry and Evangeline, g.visg uotice
of the time and place when i. , Dchool
board will proceed to open the ballot
box, examine and canvass the returns
and declare the result of said election.
Be it further ordained that this ordi
nance of election, as passed by this
body, be also published for the same
number of issues as the notice of elec
tion in the official papers of the parish
boards of school directors of the par
ishes of St. Landry and Evangehne,
this being done to give proper notice
to the qualified electors of the sections
of the aistrict not within the bounda
ries of the parish whose board orders
Mr. Williams having movpd for the
adoption of the foregoing resolution,
which motion was duly seconded by
Mr. N. A. Couvillion, after full discus
sion, the question being called for, the
said resolution was adopted by the fol
L. J. COCO,
President Avoyelles School Board.
G. L. PORTERIE,
Secretary Avoyelles School Board.
NOTICE OF ELECTION
Notice is hereby given that pi~rsuant
to the provisions of an ordinance duly
passed by the Board oi School Direc
tors of the parish of Avoyelles, at the
regular meeting thereof, held on the
3rd day of June, 1913, an election is here
by called and will be held in the Bayou
Boeuf school district No. 31 of the par
ishes of Avoyelles, St. Landry and
Evangeline on the 16th day of July,
1913, between the hours of seven o'clock
a. m. and five o'clock p.m. at the poll
ing place at Barbreck within said dis
trict for the submission to the vote of
the property taxpayers within said
school district, qualifed as electors un
der the Constitution and laws of this
State, of the following proposition, to
Whether or not a special tax of three
mills on the dollar on all taxable prop
erty in the Bayou Boeuf school ~ietrict
No. 31 of the parishes of Avoye es5 St.
Landrv and Evangeline, L t.,dbject to
ttate taxation, annually, for period
of ten (10) years, for the Qrp of:.
Giving additional aid o public
&t said election the followiag form
of ballot will be used, to-watt
FOR THE LEVYING O]' A TAX.
Propoeiiia to levy
a tises (8) amii tar
Notiee is hereby further given tiat
the President and members of the
school board of said parish will, in
open session, at la meeting to be held
on the 21st day of July, 1913, at nine a.
m., at the school board room in Marks
ville, La., proceed to open the ballot
box, examine and count the ballots in
number and amount, and examine and
canvass the returns and declare the re
sult of the said election according to
L. J. COCO,
President of School Board.
CITY TAX SALE.
OF MOVABLE AND IMMOVABLE
PROPERTY AND NOTICE TO
City of Opelousas, Louisiana, vs. Delin
quent Tax Debtors for Said City.
By virtue of the authority vested in
me by the Constitution and laws of the
State of Louisiana, I will tell at the
principal front door of the courthouse,
parish is held, within the legal hours
of judicial sales, beginning at ll;o'clock
a. m., on
Saturday, July 12, 1913,
and continuing on each succeeding day
until said sales are completed, mova
ble and immovable property on which
taxes are now due to the City of Ope
lousas, La., to enforce collection of
taxes, assessed in the year 1912, togeth
er with the interest thereon from the
31st day of December, 1912, at the rate
of 10 per cent per annum until paid,
and all costs. The names of said de
linquent tax-payers, the amount of
taxes due by each on ti e assessment of
said year, and the movable and immov
able property assessed to each to be
offered for sale as follows, to-wit:
24 Mrs E S Andrus
1 lot vacant, Wyble and Jefferson St.,
Franklin St., Lombard St., Walnut St
1 lot vacant. Franklin St., Jefferson
St., Lombard St., Walnut St.
1 lot vacant, Madison St., Franklin
St., Oak St., Lombard St.
1 lot vacant, Franklin St., Jefferson
St, Oak, St., Lombard St., value $400.00;
corp. tax $4.00, sewerage 75c, total $4.75,
with interest and cost.
210 Marie J. Domaigne
1 lot imp., No. 7, C. F. Boagni's Add.
1 lot imp., Eliza St., Sandoz, Estilette,
Sandoz, value $350.00; corp. tax $3.50,
total $3.50, with interest and cost.
523 Opelousas Merc. Co. Ltd.
1 lot imp., Landry St., Roos, Union St.,
Main St., valve $15890.00; corp. tax
$158.90, sewerage $39.73, total $198.68,
with interest and cost.
On said day I will sell such portion
of said property as each debtor will
point out, and in case the debtor will
not point out sufficient property, I will
at once and without further delay, sell
the least quantity of said property of
any debtor, which any bidder will buy
for the amount of the taxes, interest
and costs due by said debtor. The sale
will be without appraisement, for cash,
in legal tender money of the United
States, and the property sold shall be
redeemable any time for the space of
one year, by paying the price given,
with twenty per cent and costs and
The mortgage creditors are hereby
notified that if the property to be sold
is not redeemed, the sale thereof when
recorded in the conveyance or mort
gage office shalt operate as a cancella
tion of all conventional and judicial
C. L. HA YES,
june 7 6t City Tax Collector.
The greatest of all Money
Making Hogs are the Berksnises.
They are known as the Business
Hog. They are Large; great
Length of Body; bring big lit
ters and are good mothers.
Everyone of our pigs is register
ed. I am now booking orders
for young pigs, either sex, to be
delivered about June 1st, at
10.00 each, purchaser to pay
for registering. Write for free
R. B. WILKINS,
Route 1, Opelousas, La.
FOR SALE. - Country proper
ties in St. Landry, Lafayette
and St. Martin Parishes.
feb 8 tf Opelousas, La.
F7clW7 DA~ilAS r.
J. A. Haas, Presidennt. L. T. Castille, Cashier.
J. J. Thompson, Vice-Pres't. Leopold Simon, Ass't Cashi:
H. D. Larcade, Jr. Ass't Cash. A. A. Anding, Ass't Cashi
St. Landry State Bank
of Opelousas, La.
INVITES YOUR ACCOUNT
Unexcelled facilities for the
handling of your business.
Capital, Surplus and Undivided
Profits . . $244,333.90.
3/o3%--Paid on Time Certificates of Deposit--3 oi
J. A. Haas, Jos. i. Boagni, I. I. Lichtenstelt
J J. Thompson, Samuel Haas, Chas. F. Boani.:
St. Lmudry Vettoa on VC,.q
A Cheap and Economical feed for stock.
From this date Cash must accompany all order*.
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