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writes Mrs. Mollie Navy, of Walnut, N. C. "At last, I was
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for 5 weary years! Cardui relieved me, when everything
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Don't Want the Earth
But I do want a good share of your custom. Having moved to the Hil
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for anything in my line, and your last chance going out.
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Everything worth while in Hardware. Late housekeeping and farm
J. C. STORM.
An ordinance to levy, collect and en
force payment of an annual li
cense tax upon all persons, asso
ciations of persons, or business
firIs and corporations, pursuing
any trade, profession, vocation,
calling or business in the Parish
of West Feliciana, Louisiana ex
cept those that are expressly ex
cepted from such license tax by
Article 229 of the Constitution c f
the State of Louisiana:
Be it ordained by the Police Jury
of the Parish of West Feliciana in
regular sessions convened on this 6th
day of November, Nineteen hundred
and twelve (1912)
Section 1. That there is hereby
levied an annual license tax for the
year (1913) Nineteen hundred and
thirteen, upon each person, associa
tions of persons, or business firms
and corporations pursuing any trade,
profession, vocation, calling or busi
ness, conducted, pursued, carried on
or operated within the limits of the
Parish of West Feliciana, La., which
may be subject to such license tax
under Article 229 of the Constitution
of the State of Louisiana.
Sec. 2. That on the 2nd day of
January, 1913, the tax collector Shall
begin to collect and shall collect as
fast as possible from each of the per
sons or business firms, associations
of persons, and corporations pursu
ing within the limits of said Parish
any trade, profession, calling, voca
tion or business, a license tax as
herein provided. All licenses shall
be due and collectible during the
first two months of the year 1913 and
all unpaid licenses shall become ,3c
linquent on ,the first day of March of
said year, and all firms who com
nience business after that date shall
become delinquent unless the license
is paid within ten days.
Sec. 3. That the annual parochial
license hereby levied is declared to
be the same as, and to be graduated
in accordance with, the Constitution
and laws of the State of Louisiana
now in force, and is hereby declared
to be the same as to graduation, and
ill amount as the license laws of the
State of Louisiana now in force pro
vide for State purposes, and are to
be determined in accordance there
with, to-wit: Act No. 171 of the Gen
eral Assembly of the State of Louis
iana of the session of 1898, and the
subsequent acts of the General As
sembly of Louisiana amendatory
thereof. It is hereby declared to be 1
the intention of this body to herein
levy the same license tax for paro
chial purposes, both as to graduation 1
and amount as is now imposed by I
the General Assembly for State pur- "
poses, to which laws special refer- (
ence is hereby made as being part i
hereof for the purpose aforesaid; pro- t
vided that this restriction shall not t
apply to dealers in distilled alcoholic
and malt liquors, the license for the c
carrying on of which business shall d
be as hereinafter provided in this or- v
Sec. 4. That the procedure in the p
collection of parochial licenses here
in levied, and that to ascertain the Ti
amount due for same by the tax col
lector, shall be the eame as is now Jl
provided by law for State purposes,
antd particularly in Act No. 171 of
the General Assembly of Louisiana
of the session of 1898, as amended
by subsequent acts of the said Gener
al Assembly and at subsequent ses
s sions; and the penalties imposed up
on, and interest and costs to be col
lected from delinquents, are declared
to be the same and to be collected
in the same manner as provided by
said act of the General Assembly
(as amended by subsequent acts) for
Sec. 5. That for every business
or dealer in distilled, alcoholic or
malt liquors,whether selling by whole
sa.t or retail, the parochial license Is
hereby levied, graduated and deter
mined as follows, in this Parish:
When the gross annual receipts of
said business are Fifty thousand dol
lars (50,000 or more, the license shall
be One thousand five hundred dollars
$1,500) per year, or for any part
When the gross annual receipts of
said business are Thirty-seven thous
and dollars ($37,000) and less than
Fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) the
license shall be One thousand four
hundred dollars ($1,400) per year or
L for any part thereof.
When the gross annual receipts of
said business are Twenty-five thous
and dollars ($25,000) or more, and
less than Thirty-seven thousand dol
lars ($37,000) the license shall be
I Thirteen hundred dollars ($1,300) per
year or for any part thereof.
When the gross annual receipts of
said business are less than Twenty
five thousand dollars ($25,000) the li
I cense shall be One thousand dollars
(1,000 per year, or for any part there
Section 6. That the annual license
tax for parochial purposes, on the
sale of pistols, or pistol cartridges,
and rifles or rifle cartridges, blank
pistols and blank cartridges hereby
levied, shall be the same as to grad
uation and amount as now provided
for State purposes by Act No. 65 of
the regular session of the General
Assembly of the State of Louisiana
of the year 1904, to which act special
reference is hereby made for the pur
pose aforesaid and for identification
herewith; and said license shall be
collected by the tax collector in the
same manner and a.t the same time
as are collected othbr license taxes.
Section 7. That any person, firm,
corporation or company having more
than one place of business in said
Parish, shall pay a separate license
for each place of business in said
Section 8. That incorporated mu
nicipalities exempt by the Constitu
tion and laws of this State, particu
larly under Act No. 142 of the Gen- I
eral Assembly of the session of 1904
of thhe State of Louisiana, situated
in this parish, are hereby declared i
to be exempt from the provisions of (
Section 9. That the parochial Ii- t
censes which are herein levied are 2
declared to be for the purposes I
which may be required by the Con- C
stitution and laws of this State, for 1
C. F. HOWE~LL,
President of the Police Jury of West t
Feliciana Parish. s
R. M. LEAKE, ii
Secretary of the Police Jury of the $
Parish of West Fellclana,
Presented to the Police Jury at Its
Last Regular Meeting.
The following petition was receiv
ed and, on motion duly seconded, it
was ordered that an election be held
on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 1912. The Pres
ident of the Police Jury authorized to
appoint election officers, same to
serve free of charge. The said pe
tition to appear for 30 days in rru
To the Hon. Police Jury for the Par
ish of West Feliciana:
We, the undersigned citizens and
tax payers respectfully ask that you
create a Road District composed of
the second ward of said parish, to
be known as Road District No. 1;
that you order an election to be held
on a legal date tq vote a 3-mill tax
for a period of 5 years, also a tax of
1 dollar on each person in said dis
trict who is now or may become sub.
ject to work on public roads under
the common road law. Also or
dain that at said election three com
missioners shall be elected in said
district who shall have full control
of all public roads in thir district and
of all road funds; that you enact
such other ordinances as you may
deem wise for the collection of such
tax. These said road commissioners
shall serve for four years and shall
receive for actual service not ex
ceeding $2 per day and not exce.d
ing $10 in any one ,year. The said
office of commissioner shall become
vacant instantly upon his refusing to
serve on any occasion when his ser
vices are required for the good of
All ordinances shall be subject to
change or amendment by request cf
These commissioners shall be re
quired to keep an exact account cf
all money expended on roads and
rneder account to police jury quar
terly. The said office shall be fill
ed by the tax payers of the district.
Those favoring this petition mark
tX in first space; those favoring 5
I mill ordinance mark X in second
- space; those favoring present sys
tem mark X in third place; those
who have no preference mark X in
R. H. Daniel
I J. P. Harvey
G. W. BookteF, Jr.
E. I. Daniel
C. W. Simmons
A. R. Daniel
Jno. I. Daniel
H. H. Pigott
Jla. C. Ball
G. W. Bookter
W. E. Bookter
J W. McQueen
J. C. Simmons
J. 11. Perkins
A. T. Duke
M. C. Sanders
S. S, Bowman
T. D. Bickham
J. F. Ard, Jr.
T. J. Ard
S. C. Cobb
J. M. Bookter
R. M. Leake
Notice is hereby given that the
town ordinances relative to the di-
charge of fireworks within the town
limits will be rigidly enforced. Paper
balloois, sky rockets and firecrack
ers longer than two inches are strict
A. B. BRIANT, Mayor.
G. L. PLETTINGER, Clerk.
Notice of the application for par
don of Grant Wilson, now in the Lou
isiana State Penitentiary, sentenced
for manslaughter, is hereby given.
LAWRASON & KILBOURNE, Attys.
State of Louisiana, Parish of West
Feliciana, 24th Jud. Dist. Court.
Mrs. Henrietta C. Vaughn vs. Ed-t
ward E, McGehee et als.
By virtue of a Writ of Seizure and
Sale to the Sheriff directed by the (
Honorable Court aforesaid, in the
above entitled cause, I nave seiz'd '
and will offer for sale to the high-t
jst bidder, at the front door of the t
Court House in the Town of St. Fran C
clsville, La., at the hour of 11 o'clock v
A. M., on e
Saturday, November 30, 1912, r
the following property to-wit: f
"A certain piece or parcel of land f
with all the bu;ldings and improvw- d
ments thereon, lying In the Parish tl
of Wecst Feliciana, La., and known i
as the 'Shirley' plantation, and con- tl
taining Six Hundred and Eighty (680) t(
acres, more or less, bounded on the
North by lands of Mrs. M. C. Evans; P
on dihe East by the Estate of J. N.
Evans, and on the South by lands of
A. N. McGehee." b
Terms of sale-For what it will tl
bring on 12 months' credit with good ai
security, with 8 per cent per annum ai
interest. Costs amounting to about w
$55.00 to be paid in cash. A
J3. H. CIAGK, Shertiff. y
T. W. RAYNHAM,
0 Alex. Enoch,
Successor to E. Enochs, deal
er and manufacturer of Sarco- -
: phagus Monuments and Head- :
: stones. Marble and Granite of
3 best quality. Workmanship -
" at lowest prices.
Dr. James Kilbourne
Office: Bank of West Feliciana Bldg'
Phone at Residence 61.
HOW TO PAINT YOUR HOUSE
Nearly 'a quarter of a century we
have been manufacturing high grade
Prepared Pairts. The colors are per
manent and the paint proven to be
the most durable on the market.
We will send free upon request
a handsome booklet, 50 sample col
ors showing many buildings in col
ors just as they are painted with
this great paint.
We operate the most modern Paint
Plant in the country. Buy direct
and save money.
CARRARA PAINT COMPANY
Planter and Farmer
is having telephone service install
ed, that he may instantly communi
cate with the merchant, the physi
cian, and, in fact, every one of any
importance. He can secure daily
market quotations. Telephone ser
vice on the farm is a source of pleas
ure to every member of the house
hold-it keeps every one perfectly
Call or write our nearest Manager
for information regarding FARMER
TELEPHONE SERVICE. Interesting
literature will be sent also.
CUMBERLAND TELEPHONE &
SUES FOR PEACE.
The direct negotiations for an ar
mistice between the Turkish comman
der-in-chief and the victorious Bulga
rians having for the moment failed,
the latter have recommenced their
movements against the last Turkish S
intrenchments and fortifications cov
ering the approach to Constantinople.
The assailed position is normally a
very strong one, but it is believed
that the Turkish forces, demoralized
by a succession of defeats and short
of provisions and all sorts of stores,
will not be able to make a protract- 4
ed resistance. Nevertheless, large
re-enforcements are being rushed
from Asia Minor to the front and
fighting with desperation in the last
ditch, as the Turks are now doing,
there is certain to be some bloody
work and some very heavy losses by -
the attacking army before the road
to Constantinople is finally open.
Later-Turkey is now suing for
When the sheriff sends his little
bill for taxes, deduct (in your mind)
the amount charged for state taxes
and for Confederate veterans' tax,
and reflect that the remainder it
what you would have had to pay had
Amendment No. 1 carried. As it is
you pay more but get no more.
The public is hereby warned against
buying wood, posts and timber of any
description from tenants on the Oak
ley, Ogden and Downs plantations.
All huiting, cattle-driving and fence
cutting is positively prohibited, and
these places are closed against agents
of all kinds.
LUCY L. MATTHEWS.
Hunters and other trespassers are
hereby warned to keep off my Mul
berry Hill plantation, under full pen
alty of the law. W. R. McKOWEN.
My place is hereby poster against
all forms of trespassing; hunting,
fishing, agents of all descriptlonA,
and all cattle driving.
D. F. MERWIN.
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All trespassing of any description
is hereby prohibited, under penalty
of the law, on Alandale Plantation
(formerly Phillips place.)
ROBERT BUTLER, Agent.
The public is hereby warned that
the Island and Forest plantations are
posted against hunting, fishing, wood
cutting and all other forms of tres
pass, agents of every description in
cluded. M. R. JACKSON.
All cattle driving and other tres
passing of any kind are forbklden on
Forest plantation, under penalty of
the law. J. W. McQUEEN.
Hunting is hereby prohibited on
the Raynham-Kemperlin, Cobb and
Pugh tracts and all other realty be
longing to the E. L. Newsham estate.
The public is also warned against
any timber-cutting on these places.
Any information, leading to the con
viction of persons guilty of such tim
ber-cutting, will be suitably rewarded.
MRS. LENA NEWSHAM, Tutrix.
Hunting, fishing and any form of
trespassing on Solitude, Frogmoor or
Beauvais tracts prohibited. No ex
ceptions. W, B. SMITH.
The Flower and Magnolia places
are hereby posted against all hunt
ing, under penalty of trespass. No
exceptions. W. J. FORT.
The following are my cattle brands:
The public is hereby warned
against buying or trading for cattle
bearing these brands from irrespon
sible people. F. S. PERCY.
J. C. MAGEARL,
Honest - Weights
W. W. Montfort,
Bank of West Feliciana Building.
ST. FRANCISVILLE. LA.
Is Your Farm Remunerative?
Do You Wish to do better?
..YOU SURELY CAN..
OF COURSE WE HAVE
- Rustproof Oats, and Les
pedeza Seed, and Hay, and
Red Pol, Grade Cattle for
sale,but the fact that we have
had them for thirty years
proves that they have been
profitable to us and that they
will remunerate you if you will
handle them sufficiently and
properly' If you desire any
information concerning them
we shall be glad to supply
same on request.
J, BURRUSS McGEHEE,
LAUREL HILL -- .....- LA.
H. J. BABIN, 4
Masonic Building f
BATON ROUGE, LA.
Cleaning, Repairing and
At the Foot of the Hill.
ADVERTISE EVERY WEEK,
st All hunting with dog or gun, or
ly driving through or off of any cattle,
k- on the "Rosale" plantation without
s. special permission, is positively pro
e- hibited. All such acts will be regard
ed ed as trespassing and prosecuted as
ts such. MRS. C. R. BARROW.
From and after this date all hfnt
ing of any kind on Ambrosia and In
re dependence plantation is positively.
1. prohibited under penalty of trespass
. ing. Any one found on these places
0 without permission will be consider
ed trespassing, and prosecuted to the
Bt full extent of the law.
, MRS. S. H. BARROW.
From and after this date all hunt
ing of any kind ,on the Greenwood
plantation is positively prohibited un
n der penalty of trespassing. Any one
ty found on this place without permis.
n sion will be considered trespasing
and prosecuted to the full extent of
Lt. the law.
- MRS. J. A. VENTRESS.
.e The public Ie hereby warned that
d the Afton Villa, Layson and Maxwell
. plantations are posted against all in
truders and agents of any description.
Est. MRS. V. Z. HOWELL.
No trespass with gun, dog, or Cod,
in or passing through my Woohiawn
Stock Farm allowed under penalty of
the law against trespass.
J. BURRUSS MoGEHEE.
d Al ,parties are hereby notdled not
to trespass on the following plaeces:
e. the Green Oak, and the Tanglewild
places, with dog, rod or gun. All per.
missions heretofore granted are here.
MRS. C. B. HAMILTON.
d. Hunting of any kind, cattle driving
cr fishing on Mt. Vernon plantation
- is positively prohibited under penalty
)r of the law of trespass. No exceptions
C. W. BALL,
MISS ELLA BALL,
MRS. E. HAMILTON.
From and after this date all hunt
o ing of any kind on Rosedown, Hauls
wood and Inheritance plantations t
positively prohibited under penalty
The public is warned against buy-"
ing fire wood, post or timber from
tenants on Rosedown, Texas, Hazel
wood and Inheritancg plantations.
JAB. R. BQWMAN.
No trespassing with gun or dog or
d passing through my place located be
e tween Layson and Flower Hill planta
1 tions is hereby prohibited under pea
alty of the law against trespass.
D. B. FAITHORN.
From and after this date anl hunt
ing and fishing on the Cottage plan
tation are positively prohibited under
penalty of trespassing. Any one found
on this place without permisson will
be considered trespassing and prose
cuted to the full extent of the law.
All hunting and fishing and other
forms of trespass are hereby prohib
ited under penalty of the law, on the
Micajah Row place on Mialnstppi
River at Wlhelm, La.
W. W. BURCKHALTE!R, M. D.
Crossing the rear of property, be
.low True Democrat office in St. Fran
Scisville is hereby prohibited under
penalty of trespass. Persons found
crossing these premises or damaging
the fences will be proscuted. " All
permissions heretofore given are
MRS. M. E. ROBINSON.
SCutting wood on the Ryland and
Walsh tract, Bockel tract, Andy
SHood and Edwards tracts are haul
ing same Itherefrom, also all other
forms of ,trespases on these places are
hereby prohibited under penalty of
the law. CHAS. WEYDERT.
All trespassijg is prohibited on
Hill and Slaughter, Lake-Breeze,Gray
field, amd Glase-place plantations;
such as hunting, pecan gathering,
etc., will be prosecuted to full extent
of the law.
Per S. L. Doherty, Agent.
Smithland Ldg. and P. O., 14.
Fishermen and hunters are hereby
warned off my Fancy Point planta
tion under penalty oC trespass.
JOHN P. IRVINE.
Hunting or trespassing in any way
on any of our lands in West Fellet
ana Parish known as the W. P. Ware
and Warren Palmer places in the
5th ward, will be prosecuted by law.
BRIDGES, WEST & CO.
No passing through my Linwood
tract, Belmont and Rudmond planta
tions is allowed. Trespassers-re
gardless of color-will be prosecuted
as the law directs. C. M. BARROW
From and after this date all hunt
ing of any kind on my several plan
tations situated in the parish of
Pointe Coupee, Is hereby prohibited
under the penalty of trespassing. Al
so any cutting of timber, gathering
pecans, without my special permis
sIon, will be considered trespasalog
mnd such acts will be vigorously prco
ecuted. Parties living on said prop
erties are not exempt
Estate of H. W. Jones.
IRENE C. JONES.