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In the United State Ihistriet (',inrt in
and for said District, tipdlotusas Iivisionl
No. 1033 il Bankruptcy.
lu matter of luphemnond Broussard,
Bankrupt. Petitlotn for discharge.
To the Honorable Aleck Boarman, .llude
of the District Court of the ('ilited States
for the Western District of Louisiana:
Euphemond Broussard, of St. Martiil
ville. iu the Parish of St. Martin andt
State of Louisiana, in said Distrirt. re
spectfully represents that on the 2;ith
day of April. 1914, last past, he was duly
adjudged bankrupt under the Acts of
Cougrees relating to bankruptcy; that
he hae duly surrenudereti all his property
and rights of property. and has fully
complied with all the requirements of
said act. and of the orders of the court
touching his bankruptcy.
Wherefore He Prays that he may be
decreed by the court to have a full dis
charge from all debts provable against
his estate ruder said bankrupt arts,
except such debts as are excepted by
law from such discharge.
Dated this 24th day of February A. D.
11 Euph ond Brou rd, B ru15.
Euphemond Brousard. Bankrupt.
()rdelr of Notice Thereon
SWestern DPistrict of Louisiana, se.
IOn this 14th day of May A. D. 1915, on
reading the foregoing petition, it is
Ordered by the Court that a hearing
ih had upon the same on the 16th day
of June A. Ii. l'.,1, before lionora
bl (;Po. S. Taylor. Referee and Special
Master at Lake Charles, Louisiana, in
saLd District, at 10 o'clock in the fore
noon; and that notice thereof be pub
lished in St. Martinville Messenger, a
newspaper printed in said District, and
that all known creditors and other per
sons in interest may appear at the said
time and place and show cause, if any
they have, why the prayer of said peti
tioner should not be granted.
And It Is Further Ordered by the Court,
that the clerk shall send by mail to all
known creditors copies of said petition
and this order. addressed to them at their
places of residence as stated.
Witness the Honorable Aleck Boar
mau, Judge of the said Court, and the
seal thereof, at Shreveport, in said Dis
Strict. on the 14th dlay of May, A. 1). 1915.
Atteet: LRIw~ B. GCLgTTA, Clerk.
St. Martinville Ladies To'
Form Civic League.
With the business menu of thisl
city anud parieb making a bid for [
immigration that is sure to bring
many visitors here during the
next year, many of whom, it is
hoped, will remain among us, the
ladies of the community, with
their usual practical turn of mind,
have set out to prepare for them
by the organization of a munici- [
pal housecleaning society, or as
commonly designated, a Civic
The city beautiful movement in C
New Orleans is champio,.ed by i
the League there, and similar I
leagues in Lafayette and New
Iberia have long been doiug an
excelleut work. It is iudeed ques
tiouable if much of the spirit that
resulted in the organization of the I
chambers of commerce in the lat
ter places was not largely a deve
lopmeut from the missiouary work
of the leagues.
Every woman in St. Martinville
should attend the meeting set for I
Sunday, May 23, after High Mass t
in Bieurvenu Theatre, with the full i
intent of joining in and compell
` ing the attention of the moufolk
to the public duties they are over
prone to forget. We can. improve
the appearance of the city 100 per
cent. by a little effort, ladies, and
have a heap of fuu doiug it, if we
but adopt the popular "Get To
ther" slogan of the menfolk.
Rate Committee Will Go
To Lafayette Hearing.
A committee of St. Martinville
business men will leave for La
fayette, Wednesday, May 26, to
testify before the Interstate Com
meres Commission takin&U evi
dence in the case of Lafayette
Chamber of Commerce vs The
Southern Pacific and connections
in the matler of the opening of
the Baton Rouge gateway, and
the maintainauce of the combina
tion of local rates over the through
rates established on that routing.
While this suit was brought by
the business men of our sister
city, we of St. Martinville are no
less interested in the success of
the suit as practically all freight
received here from St. Louis and
all points north and east, both
class and commodity, will there
by be reduced from 6 to 24 cents
per hundred pounds, and eftecting
a probable saving to the commu
nity in excess of $2.000 per an
Committee appointed : T. J.
Labbe, S. ,. Gououliu, A. G. Gou
lae, Dr. J. It. Olivier, L. Bonin,
.I. H. Duchamp, O. P. Resweber,
L. J. Gardemal. L. F. Gary, K.
Schwartz, Albert Bienvesuu.
St. Martinville 4, oew Iberia 3
St. Martinville walloped New
Iberia after struggling for 14 long
inninuogs, game was interesting from
start to finish. F. Fonrnet'e play
ing at third. Ha!leu and WV Four.
net's battiung were features, Dela
houssaye's pitched like he used to
pitch ten years ago: - Nuff Sed.
Our home team plays with the
Brouseard team here to-morrow.
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History and Description
Of Oil And Gas Fields.
Discovery The Result Of
of Noted Spiritualist i
Medium and Author.
BY ROBERT MARTIN
When oil was discovered by
Captain Lucas at Beaumont,
Texas, the news reminded the
older inhabitants of this section
of a paragraph in a noted Spir
itualistic work published in 1I863
by Prof. P. B. lRandolph a
medium of that time, a mian who
held many important posts here
and abroad, as an agent of the
The attention of Captain Lu
cas being called thereto, and the
surface indications being favo
rable, exploration work was be
gun wiunder his direction, with
the result that the first produc
ing well was brought in 1906i,
and flowed over 500,000 bar
rels before its gushing ceased.
A MODERN CITY HOME
This was at Anse La Butte
where several small "' pumpers "
have since developed and are
Many local companies have
since been organized,;' most of
them with insufficient capital
and no experience, but the dis
covery of Big Spindle Top at
Beaumont and the opening of
the famous Caddo field just at
the time when exploration was
in its intfancy, took away all of
the big speculators, and preven
ted any further considerable de
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" Tne Man of the Hour "
Feature in five acts
At this writing the Chain Oil
Company representatives have
just closed a lease for 240 acres
at Cypress Island where they
will commence boring within
ninety days, and another well is
being put down at Anse La
We need more oil men with
capital and experience to take
hold with our peop!e, who are
mostly agricultural in puruit,
willing to lease on the narrowest
royalties for actual develop
ment, and take potluck with pro
We are close to the Mississip
pi river, but 25 miles from the
Baton Rouge refinery of the
Standard Oil Company, with
ample rail and water transporta
tion facilities. There is, more-.
over an excellent local market
for the crude oil among the
many sugar refineries and rice
mills hereabout. We are in the
same town range as Jennings,
Welsh, Vinton and Beaumont.
There is constant seepage of oil
land gas at Anse La Butte, Cy
press Island, Bayou Bouillion
and Section 28, while the sur
face of Lake Catahoula is fre
quently covered with gas bub
bles that flare at the touch of a
match. Occasionally the waters
of this lake are agitated as by a
tidal wave, the waters being
thrown half-way up the nine
foot banks, presulmably by the
immense gas pressures develop
ed beneath. Asphalt also is
frequently found at all these
points. "Undoubtedly the oil
industry here is oni the eve of a
great and profitable develop