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{vial Journal of the Police Jury of Jefferson Davis Parish : Official Journal of the Board of Trustees of the Town of Welsh
EXVI. VELSH, JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISH, LOUISIANA, FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 1915. NNU BIER 2
°Ia i agN I ma ine n
U HAS GONE
FROM AMONG US"
3]thand that penned the nota
eries of articles appearing
the caption of Sou'western
tons is quieted; the brave
that faught always for
and justice is stilled; the
spirit of W. C. Chevis has
into the beyond.
e.fessing himself unwothy
laored a task, the writer yet
the effort under the same
he so distinguished may
some expression of loving
of those who have known
intimately the sacrifices he
for the people and country'
enfolded in his heart of'
prate of his accomplish
his gentle dignity, broad
and exquisite human
We all knew, admir-!
left him to fight-our
bne. Louisiana, and par
Southwest Louisiana
him an inestimable debt,
must, so far as possible, be
7we him a certain sum for
services rendered, an
account he would have been the
last toprrss, that we must in
honor pay and promptly, to his
family.
But for h!s largely, human,
service, the value of which his
modesty would have deprecated,
there can be no accounting. Yet
if we believe that ,,No great love
hath man that this, that he shall
give his life" we can partially
discharged our obligation by
erecting organizatin, for the
success of which he lived and
died into an indestructible
monument; a worthy monument
even to him who, strugling so
bravely down the storm swept
pathways of life, wet n finally
into the valley of the shadow
of death without fear and with
reproach.
Dr. B. J. LaCour and family
will leave next Saturday morn
ing for Marlin, Texas for a stay
of three weeks. Dr. LaCour will
then return home. but Mrs. La
Conr and the three children will
go to San Antonio for a stay of a
month or more before returing.
Just think of a Klaxon
Horn at $4.00 get one put
on yonr car at Arm
strong's. 2tf
.........Programme.........
.IfERSON DAVIS PARISH W, C, T, U, CONVENTION
Welsh, La., June 16-17. 1915
at the flethodist Church 1
WEDNESDAY, AFTERNOON
-Executive Committee Meeting
Devotional--------............Mrs. Dora Williams, Elton
nization I
Welcome Song
Address of Welcome------ ......--.....Miss Edra Doan
Response C
-Reports of Superintendents of Departments c
Reports of Local Unions
-School .of Methods and White Ribbon Drill
--iscussion....... --- .. Mrs. Kate Wilkins, Jennings
Discussion
-4The Need of Temperance Work in Sunday
Schools-with workable plans------
---------------- ............Mrs. J. B. Lee, Welsh
-What has been accomplished by giving Women
the Franclse..-..Rev. Peter Parker, Jennings C
WEDNESDAY EVENING "
Devotional---------..........Rev. T. E. Webb, Welsh
Medal Contest V
-.A Trip Through the Enemy's Country......
------- .....Mrs. Willa S. Norwood, New Orleans
= THURSDAY MORNING J
A Call to Service-Consecration.-------- &
-------------.......... Mrs. Shear, Jennings
aliamentary Drill---------........ Mrs. Norwood
Reform as a Means of Raising the d
Standard of 13urity _------------- L
- . ---------.......Mrs. R1 P. Howell, Lake Arthur
ssion-------.........Mrs. R. E. Camp, Jennings
dent's Message
r's Report
on of Officers S
p Talk--------------...................Mrs. Norwood a4
ction on Scientific Temperance and of
S Anti-Narcotics in the Public Schools_-- al
-.------,...........Mrs. Murray, Thornwell
_ on....Mrs. Leta Anderson, Elton, Mrs. vi
Ai J L. Doiron, Thornwell re
,a ide Prayer_.- Mrs. A. E. Stagg, Raymond th
- THURSDAY AFTERNOON Be
Service------........Mrs. S. C. Bower, Welsh ti2
.Maintain a W. C. T. U. st
May We (1) Obtain New Members
(2) Increase Department Work so
(3) Interest Young People th
-Mrs. Norwood
L Demonstration -. N
sion -......... Mrs. John Gamble, Jennings an
t THURSDAY EVENING tic
O -nal.---------------.......Mrs. Norwood sii
Prohibition Situation in Our State and
< :the Need of Law to Protect Prohi- fin
Sbition Territory-------H----- sh---- nng Es
--- -----...Rev. 0. P. Harnsh, Je gs
__ _ __ _ __ _ W
the :ee..1...*eo***.**..******
"in PERSONAL MENTION, o
hisoo..oeeeeeoeoooeeeoo'"°
Prof. A. S. H. Trappey assist
his ant principal of the local high
ed school left Sunday morning for
Yet his home in Jeanerette where he
will spend about ten days. From
tall Jeannerette Prof. Trappey goes
Llly to Washington D. C. where he is
by going to do some research work
the on the Creole languages in the
tnd Congressional library for Prof.
ble Broussard of L. S. U. and inci
ýnt dentally to do some studying of
so French and English literature. He i
apt will return here in September to
lly resume his school work. During
his stay here and in his work in
th- the school room, Mr. Trappey has
made an enviable reputation. He
is a close student and devotes al
most his entire time to his books.
He has mfde friends by the score i
in and out of school, which I am
ll sure feels happy to know that he
will return next year. I
rill Mrs. W. B. Gabbert and son
fa Wilbur left Saturday on No. 101 (
ig. for Elpasso, Texas, Alberque, N.
M. thence to Williams. Ore- -
from which point they will take
the trip through Grand Canyon,
Colo. and thence to Jerome, Ariz.
where they will spend the sum
mer for their health and for a
much needed vacation. Leaving d
Jerome on their return home they C
will visit Los Angeles, then the F
San Diego, Exposition, Catalina A
Islands and the Panama Pacific V
exposition at San Francisco, re- c
turning home via Salt Lake City u
and Denver, Col.
- For Sale-One good mare five 6
years old with young colt from a
Dimond Boy. One buggy and a
harness all in good condition.
2tf T. E. Webb
ci
Mrs. Noble Patridge and son al
of Jennings visited at the home tl
of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Anderson C
Saturday and. Sunday.
Misses Lucile Anderson and w
Alice Miller teachers in DeQuincy oi
High School returned to Welsh
Saturday to spend their vacation sc
with their relatives , and friends. fr
The usual array of Lake t
Charles drummers were in Welsh ft
Monday and Tuesday calling on w
the business men. Among them
were: Ambrose LeBleu with T. S. re
Reed & Co. and King Lucus and Ci
John Lu fer; R M. Jackson with
P. Lorrilard & Co. New York; tr
J. K. Briggs with the Frank Tea
& Spice Co. Cincinnati, Ohio. p1
Rev. E. M. Stewart left Tues- to
day for Baton Rouge-to attend A
22nd annual Christian EndeaVord
Louisiana State union which con- e
vened Juie 8-11. ou
In mentioning the death of the sa
little child of Mr. and Mrs. U. B
Stanberry two weeks ago we in
adventantly said it was the child A
of Mr. and Mrs. 0. Stanberry to
and wish to correct the error. cl
Ien A. Gabbert who has been mf
visiting his parents for some time
returned o Baton Rouge to take
the summer course at the L . U M"
Ben has been enjoying his vaca- toi
tion immensely and returns to Cr
studies with renewed energy. b
Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Boling and mc
son -Harold left on No. 101 for his
their summer vacation and while
gone they will visit points in and
Ariz., New Mex., Colo., Illinois fox
Ch
and the Panama Pacific Exposi- w
tion they expect to be gone about Jul
six weeks. mo
Logan Moor& who has just
finished his course in Electrical vis
Engineering in the L S. U.at
Baton Rouge stopped off in the
Welsh between trains Saturday. in
WELSH WILL CELEBRATE
THE 4TH OF JULY.,
h At a mass meeting held at the
r city hall on Wednesday. there
e was a representative attendance
of our busines men, and it was
inanimously decided upon that
s Welsh should celebrate the 4th of
S July. Mayor Gabbert presidee
c and Wm. Terry acted as secre
tary. There will be more com
plete detail given in the next is
sue of the Journal, but it goes
without saying that July the 4th
f will be a big day. Every body
get ready.
Decoration Committee
Wm. M. Terry. G. Ray Boling,
Andy Notestine, Wm Deidrich,
Arthur Romero, Fred laund.
Sports Committee
Eloi Hebert, Dr. Claud Martin
and F. G. Seward.
R Finance Committee
R. M. Gray, J. Alf Martin and
S. 0. Scoggins.
Entertainment Committee
Dr. J. H Cooper, CE Carr and
L E Robinson
Advertising Committee- 1
R. S. Greer, E. S. Goodreau, E.
C. Willard, L. R. Barbee and A.
J. Benoit.
J. A. Bently of New Orleans
representing M. Gimble & Sons of
Chicago, Ill. was in Welsh Friday
M. T. Butcher of Heyworth, r
Illinois. who purchased a splen
did farm north of Welsh last fall
came over several days ago to t
look after some improvements he "
is placing on his property pre
paratory to moving his family to S
Welsh. Mr. Butcher is of that t
class of citizens that will build S'
up a community and this commu
nity is fortunate in having him
to cast his lot here. He returned a
to his home in Illinois Tuesday a
and expects to move to Welsh ce
about November. p]
Mrs. L. M. Decote and little
daughter Neva formerly of this
city' but now located 'in Rayne, ri
arrived this morning to visit at
the home of her mother, Mrs. b
Chas. Mason and other relatives. c
W. E. Lupper representing the I
Wall Grocery Co. of Lake Charles
was in Welsh Wednesday calling
on the grocery men.
Judge A. E. Lognion wife and D
son returnedi last Wednesday G,
from Port Arthur, Texas where
they had been prospecting with a j,
view of locating and leave here rf
for that place in a few days and p
will enter the grocery business.
M. F. Holloman of Alexandria r
representing New Orleans Coffee C6
Co. of New Orleans, was in
Welsh Wednesday calling on the o
trade. Hi
The Journal Editor had the
pleasure of calling on Mr. and vi
Mrs. W. H. Anderson of near El- L
ton Wednesday. Mr, and Mrs. L
Anderson and children are all Mi
well and looking fine. Mr. An- ci
derson reports that conditions are o.
very fine in his section and from &
our view point we can vouch Ha
safe for his statement.
H. C. Fondren and Felix Arce
neaux of Jennings were in Welsh pe
Wednesday on their way to the er
Ardoin cove to look after the in
terest of Boys and Girls tomato Ju
club, there is a club of about 40
members in the cove.
P. I
Mr. A. L. Croom Jr. of Elton,
was in Welsh Wednesday and
Thursday. Mr. Croom is Rural s5l
Mail carrier on Route out of El
ton- He isa son of Mr. A. L.,
Croom Sr. one of Elton's formost 2a1
business men. Young Mr. Croom
a selling the Harley Davidsonls
notor cycle and is demonstra:ing
is machine to. our people while Tol
iere. See his ad in the Journal
Mrs. H. H. Gilbert left Tuesday
For Baton Rouge to attend the a
=hristian Endeavor Convention
;hich convened in that city on 5n2
[une 8-9. She returned Friday
norning. Tot
N. C. Davis was a business
risitor to Jennings today. 522
A. M. Cockrell of Lafayette is 622
he guest of relatives and friends
n Welsh this week. s2
POLICE JURY MEETS
LYI IN REGULAR SESSIOr
the Jenhings, La. June 3, 1915
ere The Police Jury of the Parish of Jef.
ie ferson Davis, met in regular monthly
ras
rat session, in the Police Jury Room, office
SOf building, Jennings, La. this day at nine
lee o'clock a. m.
re- The meeting was called to order by
m_ Hon. John H. Cooper, President, and
iS- on roll call the following members
)es were present:
Ith Arthur Guidry........... ...1
dy Geo. Hathaway ....... ......2.
Henry Koll-------- --------3........3
J. S. Treme .........----------------4
Ausam Marcantel ---- ____ ___ ---._5
' J. H. Cooper -- ......---.......... 6
F. A. Arceneaux .. ... . ------------7
H. A, Fontenot... ..------------- 8
tin Yves Pitre .-..--.........
The minutes of May 6, were read and
approved in open session.
nd H. C. Fondren-Report
H. C. Fondren, agricultural demon
stration agent, suhmitted his report in
nd writing which showed much activitity
and progress, and was in every way en.
tirely satisfactory.
E. Supplies
A. The Parish officials presented a list
of their probable needs for the current
- year and on motion of Mr. Pitre the
n Cargill Co. of Houston, Texas, and Port
of & Davies of Atlanta, Georgia. were
given the contract to furnish these
supplies' at same prices as paid in 1914,
h, for same goods and quality,
n- Japan Immigration
ill By Mr. Hathaway:-Resolved that
to the Police Jury of Jefferson Davis Par.
h ish emphatically protest against the
Dortation of Japanese labor into the
State of Louisiana, and that a copy of
this resolution be sent to our repre
Id sentative in the State Legislature.
I- Sewerage to Jail
m The matter of sewerage for the jail
came up and after discussion Mr. Hath.
Ly away was authorized to have the water
;h connections and sewerage made at such
places and in such manner as to him
le seemed best* Carried.
Auto Tax
On motion of Mr. Hathaway and car
ried, the amount of auto tax remitted
by the Secretary of State was ordered
credited to the several wards in propor.
tion to the number of registered auto.
1e mobiles in said ward.
% Roads-Petition-Wards 6 & 7
g Welsh, La. April 8, 1915.
To the President and members of the
Police !Jury of the Parish of Jefferson
d Davis:
Y Gentlemen:
'e We, the undersigned, citizens of
8 Jefferson 'Davis Parish, La, respect.
e fully ask your Honorable Body to ap.
point six commissioners to lay out and
procure right.of.way for a public road
a from center north line sec. 12.10.5 to
Scenter north line Sec. 7.10.4.
n We also recommend the appointment
e of Messrs. Jesner Prudhomme, Villier
Hebert, Emile Hebert, Robert Todd Jr,
Tatule Louviere.
e Petitioners: Jessner Prudhomme,
IVillier ,Hebert, Emile Hebert, E. T.
- Louviere, O. Ballard, A. R. Arceneaux,
. Lesle Bertrand, Joe Demarist, Oneaze
1 Mallett, Z. Todd, Joseph Villien, S. E.
j Cirroll, A. E. Bourgeois, Alcide Ardoin
8 0. Ballard, Emile Louviere, Vincent
i Bertrand, Chas. F. Jeter, Artelus
I Hardy, R. A. Todd, C. J. Todd, Alex
Lawson, Robert Todd, C. E. Dyke.
On motion Mr. Arceneaux the above
petition was received and commission.
ers asked for appointed. Carried.
SOn motion Mr. Treme the Police
Jury adjourned until one o'clock p. m.
) fternoon Session
The Police Jury reconvened at one
p. m. with all members present.
BILIS
Public Education
16218 W.P. Arnette, 3 mill ap.
proriation from P. J......$4433.89 5
Pauper Fund
5219 Mrs. C. A. Naylor, room
rent for J. Smith.......... 5.00
5220 Tony Truxille, board J.
Smith......,--------...... 10.00
Total...... -....----.... .. 15.00
Public Printing & Stationary
5221 Buch Printing Co. oflfice
supplies .----.---- ----. .90
5222 Marverick Clarke Litho
Co. 'supplies for clerk .... 111.50
5223 Welsh Printing Co, print.
ing poll tax lists ....... 36.00
Total............ ............ 153.40
Bridge Keepers
5224 Austin Fontenot, Lake
Arthur Ferry ............ 14.00
5225' Paul Larrain, Bayou
Chene Bridge.... ... ... 10.00 o
522' Joe Mayfield,Jaenke bdge ;10.001
5227 August Mevers, Mermen
tall -e ry! - -------.. . . ... - 20.00
Total - ---- --- 54.00
Criminal Expense
5228 J. F. Fuselier, conveying
prisoner to the pen-------- 30.00
1i229 J. F, Fuselier, conveying
f prisoner to the pen-------- 30.00
y 5230 J. F. Fuselier, conveying
e prisoner to Jennings .... 12.00
5231 Henry Reid, board for
prisoners....----- ---- ---.... 31.15
5232 J. F. Fuselier, conveying
prisoners to insane asylum 39.25
5233 J. F. Fuselier, conveying
prisoners to L. C. Jail.... 12.00
5234 J. F. Fuselier, board for
the prisoners ----- ----.. 134.10
5235 Theo Kahn; clothing for
prisoners ................ 3.00
5236 Phenix Drug Store, perox
ide-------------------- .... .25
5237 D. J. Castile, clothing for
prisoner ---- ---- --- ---- 3.05
5238 Eagle Grocery Co. su p.
dplies for jail--------------........ 1.95
5239 M. Signioff, repairing shoe
for prisoner.....------------... 1.15
5240 Gimble Fur. Co. bedding
for prisoners--.............. 11.30
5241 T. H. Cox, R. R. fare to
Jennings..-- ____ ____ ____ 1.31
5242 J. F, Fuselier, conveying
prisoners to L. C. jail .... 17.00
5243 J. F. Fuselier, conveying
t prisoners to pen -------...... 30.00
t Total....... .................. 356.21
e Justice of the Peace
5244 N. Sweeney salary Ward 1 6.25
e 5245 W. Lumpkins, salary " 2 15.00
b 5246 Ralph Brown salary " 3 5.00
5247 Henry Savoie salary " 4 6.25
5248 A. E. Longnion sal. " 6 6.25
5249 Alcee Benoit salary " 7 5.00
t 5250 Isma Foreman sal. " 8 5.00
. 5251 A. V. Peloquin salary" 9 5.00
Total ---- ---- ---- ----- ........ 3.75
Constables Salary
5252 Jesse Andrus Ward 1 6.25
5253 R. K. Twitchell " 2 6.25
5254 Don Landry " 3 5.00
5255 Dan Buller " 4 6.25
1 5256 John Pitre " 5 5.00
5257 T.H. Cox " 6 6.25
5258 A. E. Bourgeois " 7 5.00
5259 Adam LeBlanc " 8 5.00
5260 David Marcantel" 9 5.00
Assessors Commission
5261 L. L. Richard, part payment
on commission ----.... .... 750.00
Police Jury, Mileage and Per Diem
526t Arthur Guidry June 3 5.20
5263 Geo. Hathaway " 3 3.00
5264 Henry Koll, " 3 4.00
5265 J. S. Treme "' 3 7.20
F266 A. E. Marcantel " 3 7.60
5267 J. H. Cooper " 3 5.00
5268 F. A. Arceneaux :' 3 6.60
5269 H. A. Fontenot '! 3 8.10
5270 Yves Pitre " 3 6.00
Total------------.------......... 54.70
Clerk's Salary
5271 L. E. Robinson, May........ 60.00
Janitor's Salary
5272 L.C. Delhomme salary.... 25.00
5273 L.C. Delhomme, cleaning .
court room................ 1.00
Total...... ........... ..... 26.00
Sheriff Salary
5274 J. F. Fuselier salary .... 41.66
Assistant Dist Attorney
5275 J. H.Jackson May salary 20.00
Board of Health & Quarantine
5276 PR.Arceneaux, president
board of health ............ 10.00
5277 R. R. Arceneaux, small pox
cases...................... 25.00
5278 Crescent Drug Store, sul.
phur .................... 1.05
5279 S. A. Pennington, drugs an
professional services........ 20.00
Total.......................... 56.03
, Treasurer Salary
5280 F.F. Arceneaux salary.... 75.,00
Parish Physician & Coroner
5281 T.S. Smith salary........ 41.66
Lights and Water
5282 Jennings Gas and Electric 10.01
CONTINGENT
5283 The Werrell Mig Co. ver.
mmge & creo oul............ 102.90
5i84 Cum Tel & Tel Co......... 6.14
5285 Hortense McVey making
testimony .............. 5.00
5286 L. E. Robinson, premium
bonds............ ....... 112.50
5287 H.C. Fondren, salary.... 50.00
5288 I. C. Carter, part payment
architect com. for jail.... 50.00
5289 F.F. Arceneaux, postage
for May.... ........... .... 3.08
Total.......................... 329.54
Special Road & Bridge
Ward 1
5290 Placide Landry, hauling
lumber........... ........ 5.00
5291 Bomer Ferguson Supply Co
nails....... ............... 24.70
5202 Lake Arthur Supply Co.
nails...... . .............. .25
5293 Oscar Aguillard, road work 2 50.
5294 Leon Pitre, road work.... 2.50
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