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 Cordial
invitation
Extended
To all Bossier Parish citizens to
call and inspect our complete line
of Fishing Tackle, including the
much talked of "Dowagiac" Min
nows; Baseball Goods, Croquet
Sets, Lawn Tennis Goods, Ham
mocks and ail leading makes of
Firearms, Ammunition and gen
eral house furnishing wares.
The attention of merchants is
respectfully invited to our prices
and stock.
Write, 'phone or call.
Carlton
Hardware Company
5lt!-4 Texas Street
Shreveport, Louisiana
: Watches, Clocks 1
and Jewelry
: «-J-*
♦ Klein. Waltham and Hampden Watches.
I A specialty of tine watch repairing. All
; work guaranteed. Please give me a call.
Is

A.
L.
»KAUMONT
Practical Jeweler
R„ P. Morton
The Harness Man
of Shreveport
Carries a full line of Wagon and
Buggy Umbrellas, from St to $7.
Let him show you the Stratton
Combination Carriage —an extra
scat always ready for the family.
Have him repair your Saddles and
Harnes--, while you wait.
Plain Dealing
important!
It You should have your residence
fitted up wii.li practical plumbing
fixture .. Daniel O'Connell, of 707
Texas Street, Shreveport, the lead
ing plumber of that city, will upon
application give you prices on
Bath Tubs
Lavatories
Water Closets and
Kitchen Sinks.
J. E. Johnston, jr. j
210 First National Bank Building.
'Phone, 103.
Shreveport, La.
'• J
UilüliiillTJ
DRY GOODS COMPANY
WHOLESALE DEALERS IN
DRY GOODS
CLOTHING
BOOTS and SHOES
210, 212, 214 and 216 Levee Street,
SHREVEPORT, LA.
i
Wlicn your home printer
cniniol «Io tlie \v«irk, we
reeoiunieiHl The G. G.
Williams Printing Co.,
Lt«l., Printers, Hinders
ami Blank Book Manii
faeturers, Xh reveport.
ADAMS & SON
TINNERS
Galvanized Iron Cisterns
Made in any Capacity
Roofing and Guttering
a Specialty
All General Repair Work, in town or
country, solicited.
514 Marshall Street, Shreveport
Robson, Stewart &
Jenkins Co., Limited.
Monumental and Cut Stone
Iron Fencing, Settees
and Vases
Yard and office at the comer of Texas
avenue and Jordan street, Shreveport,
-no
Both 'phones, No. 718.
tesT Local salesmen wanted. Good
inducements to the right men.
Leonard Wortman
-DEALER IN
Saddles, Harness, Buggies,
Bridles, Collars
And all kinds of Leather Goods.
Cor. Texas and Spring Sts., Shreveport.
HENRY BODENHEIMER & SONS,
'"""'.'S Insurance
The Best Facilities
The Best Attention
SHREVEPORT. LA.
FRIBBLES OF FASHION.
What the Paquin Skirt Has Brought
About—Picturesque Hat.
The very latest fashion in vogue is to j
wear satin and silken knee breeches In
lieu of the beruffled and ribbon be
decked garment worn until now. This
Is the outcome of the Paquin skirt,
which is so tightly fitted across the
hips that not a plait must be seen in ;
the underwear for fear of spoiling the
effect. These breeches button or buckle
below the knee with jeweled or fancy
buckles or buttons and give a piquant
eighteenth century appearance to the
present time.
Never have hats been more pictur
esque and more expensive than they
ore this winter. Huge velvet and silk
blossoms, giant pansies, chrysanthe
mums and single dahlias are used to
A HATTY FDR COAT.
A pattern of this natty fur coat may be
had In six sizes—32 to 48 inches bust meas
ure. Send 10 cents to this office, giving
number of pattern (3859) and bust meas
ure, and It will be promptly forwarded to
you by mail.
trim big hats, while entire sable skins
are employed to adorn soft, white
beaver chapeaux In conjunction with
snowy aigrets and all kinds of costly
feathers.
One piece garments are the fad of
the season, and they are so easy to
make that one does not wonder at
their extended vogue. The stylish coat
here shown for ladies is of that type
and has the fashionable three-quarter
sleeves. Caracal, hear skin, velvet
cloth and. in fact, any of the seasona
ble cloakings are favored for develop
ing this wrap.
CHIC STYLES.
The
Smart Flower In Millinery.
Buckles of Dress Material.
Poinsetttas arc even more in favor
than roses for millinery when flowers
are employed instead of volumes of
feathers. Canary yellow is a color
much used for evening hats. One
stunning affair is a cloche shape of
yellow satin bound with an inch wide
baud of black satin and trimmed with
a band of soft folds of yellow tulle,
with yellow and white coque plumes
golng straight back from the center !
of the front, the quills covered by a j
huge cut jet buckle. !
Buckles of the same material as the j
gown are verv novel They are gath- i
oi-ofl over a buckle frame Necklaces
have S irîne out of strie Especially 1
ha ' e not gone out of style Especially
popular aie the ones of large^ beads.
.„i °
Jet is very fashionable, for no toilet Is
f/
&
DAINTY DRESSING SACK.
neck, and elbow puff sleeves, shirred
j 0 form a p re tty frill, or those of
bishop style are provided.
JUDIC CHOLLET.
!
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I
j
i
A pattern of this dainty dressing sack
may be had in six sizes—32 to 4S inches !
bust measure. Send io cents to this ofTicr,
giving number of pattern (2854) and bust
measure, and It will be promptly forward
ed to you by mail.
complete without a touch of black
somewhere, and these big l*eads gl re
It
The liking for dainty dressing sacks
Is characteristic of womankind, and
the one here portrayed will be a wel
come addition to any wardrobe. The
body Is tucked front and back, and a
deep, smooth pepluin joined at the
waist removes all fullness about the
hips. Either a deep, flat collar or one
of the rolling order may finish the
One Kind of Fame.
Authorities who have in charge some
of England's ancient treasures try to
discourage the habit of carving iuitials
on these relics. A fine of $15 was re
cently imposed on a man who had
chipped his name in letters six inches
high on one of the stones in the
"Druids' Circle" near Keswick. Close
to the giant stone globe at Swanage a
special slab is provided for the harm
less reception of the names of all
who are addicted to this self advertise
ment On nooular Vlnine summits it
is ractnmnrv f\>- nnmL tr. h,» ™
Is customary for names to be left on
; cards in emptied wine bottles. !
THE ROAD TO HEALTH
K. C. S. Railway
-TO
Sulphut Springs,
^The Beauty Spot of the Ozarks
ansas
X
EW •>>(
§ 100 ,
)00 Kihlberg Hotel will open June 1.
in improvements now in progress
will afford modern accommodations at this
All Year 'Round Health Resort
Write For Free Illustrated Literature
S. G. HOPKINS,
D, P. A., K. C. S. Railway,
Texerkana, Texas
G. WARNER,
G. P. A., K. C. S. Railway,
Kansas City, Mo.
of
i roposed Constitutional Amendments
To Be Submitted to the Electors at the General State
Election to Be Held April 21, 1908.
By Mr. Reiley.
Senate Bill No. 5.
Act No. 10.
JOINT RESOLUTION
Proposing an amendment to tho Constitution of the State of Louisiana, prohibit
ing the doing of business m this State by any amfnf U s°t»o1 irieafsuh*
corporation which shall sue the tetate of Louisiana, or any of its political sub- .
divisions, or public officers, or any citizen of this étate, fn the Federal Court,
or which, when sued, shall remove or petition for the removal of a cause into
the Federal Court.
S ECTION I. Be it resolved by the General Assembly of the State of Louisiana,
two-thirds of all the members elected to each House concurring, That the
following amendment to the Constitution of the State of Louisiana be submitted
to the electors of the State at the next general State election, to be held in April,
1908, to-wit:
Any foreign, federal or nonresident corporation, operating, conducting or
doing business in this State, which shall institute any suit or action at law or in
equity against the State of Louisiana, or any of its political subdivisions, or any
of its public officers, or against any corporation or citizen of this State, in any
other court or courts than such as may be created and organized under the Con
stitution and laws of this State, or which when sued by the State, or any of its
political subdivisions, or any of its public officers, or any corporation or citizen of
this State, shall remove, or petition, or move to remove said suit to any other
court than a court created and organized under the laws of this State, shall by
this fact alone be debarred, prohibited and denied the right to operate, conduct or
do any business within this State, and thereafter any contract or agreement, en
gagement or undertaking with, or by, or to said corporation shall be utterly null
ana void.
Any foreign, federal or nonresident corporation, or any person acting as
agent, servant or officer of such corporation who shall make or attempt to make
any contract, agreement, undertaking or engagement for, with by or in the name
S1000, and may also be imprisoned, with or without hard labor, for not more than
twelve months, or both,.at the discretion of the court; provided, that it is not in
tended hereby to interfere with or prohibit the transaction of interstate business
authorized under the laws and Constitution of the United States.
Sec. 2. Be if further resolved, etc., That the foregoing amendment to the
Constitution of the State of Louisiana be submitted to the electors of the State at
the-general election to be held on the 21st day of April, 1908, and on the official
ballots to be used at such election shall be placed the words " For the joint reso
lution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Louisiana,
prohibiting the doing of business in this State by any foreign, federal or nonresi
! dent corporation which shall sue the State of Louisiana, or any of its political
a j subdivisions, or public officers, or any citizen of tiffs State, in the Federal Court,
! or which, when sued, shall remove or petition for the removal of a cause into the
j Federal Court," and the words "Against the joint resolution proposing an amend
i ment to the Constitution of the State'of Louisiana, prohibiting the doing of busi
ness in this State by any foreign, federal or nonresident corporation which shall
1 sue the State of Louisiana, or any of its political subdivisions, or public officers,
^ citizen Qf this State in the Federal Court; or which, when sued, shall re
move or petition for the removal of a cause into!the Federal Court," and each
° elector shall indicate, as provided in the general election laws of the State, which
of the provisions, "for" or "against," he votes for»
J. W. HYAMS,
of House of
Is
Speaker Representatives.
J. Y. SANtjERS,
Lieutenant Governor and President of the Senate.
Approved November 25, 1907.
NEWTON C. BLANCHARD,
Governor of the State of Louisiana.
A true copy: <
JOHN T. MICHEL, Secretary of State. *
By Mr. Voegtle.
Act No. 12.
JOINT RESOLUTION
Senate Bill No. 6.
Proposing an amendment to Articles 81 and 82 of the Constitution of the State of
Louisiana relative to fixing the salaries of the Auditor of Public Accounts,
Treasurer and Secretary of State and providing that all fees received by the
Secretary of State under existing law or laws which may hereafter be enacted,
shall be converted into the State Treasury.
S ECTION 1. Be it resolved by the General Assembly of the State of Louisiana,
two-thirds of all the members elected to each House concurring, That Articles
81 and 82 of the Constitution of the State of Louisiana, be amended so as to read
as follows :
Article 81. The Auditor of Public Accounts shall receive a salary of $2,500
per annum. The Treasurer shall receive a salary of $2,000 per annum. The Sec
retary of State shall receive a salary of $5,000 per annum. Each of the said officers
shall be paid monthly, and no fees, or perquisites or other compensation, shall be
allowed them; provided, that the fees now, or which may hereafter be fixed by
law to be charged by the Secretary of State, shall be collected and paid over by
him monthly to the State Treasurer to be placed to the credit of the General Fund.
Article 82. Appropriations for the clerical expenses of the officers named in
the preceding article shall specify eacii item ot appropriation; and shall not
exceed in any one year, for the Treasurer the sum'of $2,000; for the Secretary of
State, the sum of $10,000, and the salary of the Assistant Secretary of State and
ail the clerical force of the Insurance Department and all other expenses of his
office shall be included in this amount; and for the Auditor of Public Accounts,
the sum of $4 000.
* '
„ . . .
^ec. 2. Be it further resolved, etc., That the foregoing amendments of the
1° e ' ecto r 3 . for ^ their approval or
rejection, as required by Article 321 of the Constitution of the State of Louisiana
and general election laws of this State at the gençral State election to be held in
this State on the 21st day of April, 1908.
J. Y. SANDERS,
Lieutenant Governor and President of the Senate.
J. W. HYAMS,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Approved November 27, 1907.
NEWTON C. BLANCHARD,
Governor of the State of Louisiana.
A true copv :
JOHN T. MICHEL, Secretary of State.
By Mr. Favrot.
Act No. 14»
Senate Bill No. 9.
SUBSTITUTE BY THE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE OF THE
SENATE FOR SENATE BILL NO. 1.
. . . . . . . , ^ ^ . . .
A joint resolution proposing an amendment to Article 286 of the Constitution of
the State of Louisiana.
S ECTION 1. Be it resolved by the General Assembly of the State of Louisiana,
two-thirds of all the members elected to each house concurring, That Article
286 of the Constitution of the State of Louisiana be amended so as to read as
Inllnwû»
follows:
Article 286. If any railroad, express, telephone, telegraph, steamboat, or
other water craft, or sleeping ear company, subject hereto, directly or indirectly,
or by any special rate, rebate or other device, shall intentionally charge, demand,
collect or receive fsaip any person, firm or corporation, a greater or less compen
sation for any service rendered by it, than it charges, demands or receives from '
a py otber person, firm or corporation, for doing a like and contemporaneous ser
shall violate any of the rates, charges, orders, rules or decisions of said
C< ? m " ission ' ® uch raiIroad > steamboat, or other water craft, express, telegragh,
telephone, or sleeping ear company, shall forfeit and pay to the State not less than
nor more tban $■>,000, to be recovered before any court of competent jurisdic
tion, at the suit of the State, at the domicile of the Commission.
Provided, that every order or decision oi the Commission, fixing or establish- j
ing a rate or charge for the transportation of passengers or freight, or for the
transmission of messages or conversations by telephone or telegragh, within the
State, shall go into effect at such times as may be fixed by the Commission, and
shall remain in effect and be complied with unless and until set aside by the Com
mission, or by a final judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction, rendered on
final trial in a suit to set aside and annul the same.
Provided that, whenever any rate, charge, rule, regulation, order or decision
of the Commission is contested in court, as provided by this Constitution, or by
any amendment thereto, and the same is maintained on final trial by a court of
competent jurisdiction, the railroad, express, telephone, telegraph, steamboat, or
other water craft, or sleeping car company, or corporation, contesting the same,
shall forfeit and pay to the State of Louisiana the sum of not less than $10 nor
more than $50 per day for each day that the putting into effect and operation of
the rate, order, charge, rule, regulation or decision of the Commission may have
been suspended by such suit, to be found and adjudged by the court in which such
suit may be brought and, in all such cases, the said court shall, in its judgment,
maintaining the said rate, charge, rule, regulation, order or deeision, enter up a
decree and judgment against the plaintiff therein, condemning such plaintiff to
pay to the state of Louisiana the amount of the said penalty or forfeiture so found
and adjudged by it, which amount, after deducting therefrom the attorney's fees,
provided by Article 288 of this Constitution, shall, when collected, be paid into
the State treasury, for account of the general school fund of the State.
The power and authority of the Commission shall affect and include, not only
the transportation of passengers, freight, express matter, and telegraph and tele
phone messages between points within this State, and the use of such instruments
within this State, but shall also affect and include all matters and things con
nected with and concerning the service to be given by railroad, express, telephone,
telegraph, stoamboat, and other water craft, and sleeping car companies and cor
porations, in the State, and their operation within the State.
Sec. 2. Be it further resolved, etc., That the foregoing amendment to the
Constitution of the State of Louisiana be submitted to the electors of the State at
the general election to be held on the 21st day of April, 1908, and on the official
ballots to be used at sueh election shall be placed the words " For the proposed
amendment of Article 286 of the Constitution of the State of Louisiana," and the
words "Against the proposed amendment of Article 286 of the Constitution of the
State of Louisiana," and each elector shall indicate as provided in the general
election laws of the State, which of the provisions, "for" or "against" he votes for.
J. Y. SANDERS,
Lieutenant Governor and President of the Senate.
J. W. HYAMS,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Approved November 28, 1907.
NEWTON C. BLANCHARD,
Governor of the State of Louisiana.
A true copy :
JOHN T. MICHEL, Secretary of State.
No person in the service of, or attorney for, any railway, express, telephone,
. , v «teamhnat or other water craft sleeDintr car c ------
commissioner.
By Mr. Millsaps.
•Act No. 15.
JOINT RESOLUTION
Senate Bill No. 2.
Proposing an amendment to Article 288 of the Constitution of the State of Louis
iana relative to Railroads, Express, Telephone, Telegraph, Steamboat and
Sleeping Car Commission.
S ECTION 1. Be it resolved by the General Assembly of the State of Louisiana,
two-thirds of all the members elected to each House concurring, That Article
288 of the Constitution of the State of Louisiana be amended so as to read as
follows:
Article 288. The General Assembly may add to or enlarge the powers and
duties of said Commission, or confer other powers and duties on them. They may
also provide additional clerical, or other assistance that may be deemed necessary
for the discharge of the duties of said Commission, and may add other penalties to
make the work of said Commission effective.
It shall be the duty of the Attorney General, and the various district attor
neys, to aid said commission in all legal matters, for which they shall receive not
exceeding 25 per cent of all fines and forfeitures collected by them; provided, the
Commission may employ other attorneys in lieu of these officers on like terms.
of
at
in
company or corporation,
n. shall hold the office of
The fines collected, after paying the attorney's fees and costs in suit, in which
Commission may be cast for costs, shall be paid into the State treasury.
Sec. 2. Be it further resolved, etc., That the foregoing amendment to the
the Commission may be cast
shall be paid into the State treasury.
Constitution of the State shall be submitted to the electors for their approval or
rejection, as required by Article 321 of the Constitution of the State of Louisiana
and general election laws of this State at the general State election to be held in
this State on the 21st day of April, 1908.
J. Y. SANDERS,
Lieutenant Governor and President of the Senate.
J. W. HYAMS,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Approved November 28, 1907.
NEWTON C. BLANCHARD,
Governor of the State of Louisiana.
A true copy:
JOHN T. MICHEL, Secretary of State.
House Bill No. 53.
at
Act No. 25.
By Mr. Keman,
Chairman of the Joint Judiciary Committee A, B, C:
Substitute for House Bills Nos. 2, 3 and 26.
JOINT RESOLUTION
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Louisiana relative to
tax collectors for the City of New Orleans, providing for the election of one
Tax Collector for said city, fixing his term of office, his compensation and the
clerical and other expenses of his office and providing for the payment thereof.
S ECTION 1. Be it resolved by the General Assembly of the State of Louisiana,
two-thirds of the members elected to each House concurring, That there shall
be submitted to the qualified electors of this State the following proposed amend
ment to the Constitution of Louisiana, to-wit:
That there shall be one State Tax Collector for the City of New Orleans who
shall be elected by the qualified electors of said city for the term of four years.
He shall receive a salary of $5,000 per annum, payable monthly. The fees received
from delinquent tax debtors, as also the fee of $1 charged for tax research cer
tificates to the person applying for same, shall be turned over to the State
Treasury.
The Legislature at its next session, after this amendment shall have been
submitted to a vote of the people, as herein provided, if the same be adopted, shall
appropriate such sum as may be necessary for the payment of the clerical ex
penses, rent, furniture and porterage for the office of said Tax Collector; provided,
however, that the total amount of said appropriation shall not exceed the sum of
$35,000, and provided further that said appropriation shall be by items, showing
the particular use to which such appropriated funds shall be applied.
See. 2. Be it further enacted, etc., That this proposed amendment be sub
mitted to the electors of the State for their approval or rejection, as required by
Article 321 of the Constitution of Louisiana and the general election laws of this
State, at the general electian to be held on the Tuesday following the third
Monday in April, 1908.
Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, etc., That all properly nominated candidates
for the office herein provided for shall be voted for at said general election and
the one elected shall be commissioned in the same manner, and enter upon the
discharge of his office, at the time when the terms of office of the present tax col
lectors in said city expire, and he shall supersede the present tax collectors of said
city, whose offices shall be abolished by the adoption of the amendment hereby
proposed; provided, however, that should the foregoing amendment not be
adopted, then the election of the Tax Collector herein provided for shall be null
and void. J. W. HYAMS,
Speaker of the House of'Representatives.
J. Y. SANDERS,
Lieutenant Governor and President of the Senate.
Approved December 4, 1907.
NEWTON C. BLANCHARD,
Governor of the State of Louisiana.
A true copy:
JOHN T. MICHEL, Secretary of State.
Proelaniation of Klecthin.
State of Louisiana , 1 Be it remembered,
Parish of Bossier. J that we, the un
dersigned Board of Supervisors of Elec
tion of the Parish of Bossier, did this
day repair to the Court House in said
parish, for the purpose of compiling the
returns sent in by the commissioners of
election at the polling places in Special
School Districts Nos. 16 and 17, in
Nos.
said parish, of an election held therein
on the 25th dav of Tanuarv A D 1908
on tne Join aay oi ..anuary, A. u. iyu», j
for the purpose of taking the sense of >
the property taxpayers of said Special !
School Districts as to whether there j
will be levied a special school tax in
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each district for a'term of ten vears on
eacn aisirici ior a term oi ten years on
the assessed valuation of all property
therein, as follows: In Special School
Districts Nos. 16 and 17 5 mills on the
dollar of the assessed valuation on all
taxable property in said districts, agree
ably to the laws of this State, and in
Youn g. witnesses well known and here
unto required, and qualified electors of
tliis parish, and as many others as have
tion of this Board miking a like order,
all of which proceedings were published
in the Bossier Banner, a weekly newspa
per published in the Parish of Bossier.
The said Board of Supervisors of
Election did proceed in the presence of
R. E. Wyche, J. A. Edwards and R. E.
pursuance of an ordinance adopted by the j
Police Jury, in open session convened,
ordering said election, and the proclama
• • - - '■ • ii ke order)
chosen to attend,, to compile said returns,
and have obtained from said compilation,
that the votes cast and the amount of
nrnnorfw rnfoJ in fVm oatrarol nclllnr*
property voted in the several polling
places in the Special School Districts
Nos. 16 and 17 are as follows, to-wit:
That in Special School District No. 16
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there were 2Î5 votes cast and $8273 worth
' of property voted against the 5 mill tax
on the dollar of the assessed valuation
of all taxable property in said special
district for the period of ten years, for
the building and repairing of school
houses and supplementing the salaries
of teachers, and none for said 5 mill tax;
j That in Special School District No. 171
there was 1 vote cast and $1381 worth of
property voted for a special tax of 5 mills
on the dollar of the assessed valuation of
all taxable property in said special dis
trict, for the period of ten years, for the
purpose of building and repairing school
houses and supplementing salaries of
teachers, and 11 votes and $5396 worth of
property voted against a special tax of 5
mills on the dollar of the assessed valu- i
ation of all taxable property in said
auor ! ol a ''. taxaoie property in saw
s P ecial district, for the period of ten
j ^ , buildine- and renairimr of
> y 5r IS >, V ,r ine DUlalin s a " a repairing ox
! scbo ?l houses and supplementing the
j ^The^boveTeSs showintr the election
to ^ lo8t in botb o{ said districts, we
, , proclaim and declare* same to he
f eret) y Proclaim and declare same to be
R- E. Wyche.
J- A. Edwards
! R. E. Young.
And having made public proclamation
of the above results, we have closed this
procès verbal of compilation of votes
cast and the amount of proDerty voted.
| Januai I> A .- u - ««*, in thP
j unc tersigned witnesses.
;
E. R. MADING,
„ R. B. HILL,
I Board of Supervisors of Elections.
j Witnesses:
j which is made in triplicate, as required
| b y* aw - ..... .
I Done and signed on this, the 29th day
; of January, A. D. 1908, in the presence
I Sworn to and
: the undersigned
»um «j aim subscribed before me
undersigned .„thnrity on this, ,he
' 29th dav of Januarv A D' 1998
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:
B. A. KELLY,
Clerk District Court.
Benton, La., Feb. 6, 1908.
Notice.
A LL parties are hereby warned not to
I Y hunt, peddle or in any wise tres
pass upon the plantations of the under
signed, located in Ward 1, Bossier Par
j ish, La. Mrs. A. CURTIS.
A CURTIS
nov i-e m JOHN T. h alt. .
Notice to Bank»
For Bids for the Custody of State
Funds.
W HEREAS, by section 2 of Act No.
23 of the extra session of the Gen
eral Assembly of the State of Louisiana,
approved Dec. 3, 1907, it is made the
duty of the Board of Liquidation of the
State debt to advertise for and invite
bids from the banks throughout the
State, both State and National, for the
custody of funds in their respective par
ishes belonging to or received in behalf
of the State by sheriffs or tax collectors;
and
Whereas, said Board of Liquidation
at a meeting held Feb. 29, 1908, by res
olution authoriled the carrying into
effect said section 2 of said act and au
thorized the Secretary of State to ad
vertise for bids in manner and form as
required by law,
Now, therefore, I, John T. Michel,
Secretary of State, by virtue of the au
thority vested in me by said resolution
and in accordance with said act, do
hereby give public notice to the banks
in each parish that bids will be received
from them by the Board of Liquidation
of the State debt for the custody of the
funds belonging to or received in behalf
of the State by the sheriffs or tax col
lectors of the respective parishes in
which said banks are domiciled after
thirty (30) days advertisement of this
notice, as required by law. All bids
shall be sealed and indorsed on the en
velope "Fiscal Agency Bid," and ad
dressed to the State Auditor at Baton
Rouge, La., and be in his possession on
or before April 18, 1908.
The letting or awarding of said funds
will be made by said Board of Liquida
tion at its first meeting called by the
Governor at his office after April 18,
1908, due notice of which will be given.
The successful bidder or bidders shall
as security deposit with the State Treas
user an amount of bonds of the United
States, or of the State (except Baby
bonds) or of any parish, city, town or
levee district thereof (such bonds as
have a market value at least equal to
the par value thereof) equal to the es
timated average deposits of such au
thority, as determined by the record of
the year previous, or shall give bond
with a duly authorized surety company
as surety for a sum not greater than 10
per centum of the capital and surplus of
such surety company, or may deposit
of
bonds aforesaid for part of the security
and give surety bona for the balance in
such proportion as said bank or banks
may see fit. The said Board of Liqui
dation reserves the right to reject any
and all bids. JOHN T. MICHEL,
Secretary of State.
Baton Rouge, La., March 2, 1908.
B 1
Sheriff - '* .Sale.
Whited * Wheless, Limited, versus Mrs. Minnia
Burnett, Individually and as Partner in Com
munity and as Natural Tutrix. No. 5003. In
Second District Court, Bossier Parish, La.
Y virtue of a writ of fieri facias
issued in the above entitled suit
and to me directed, I have seized and
will proceed to sell at public auction, to
the last and highest bidder, at the front
door of the Court House, in the town of
Benton, La., on Saturday, March 5,
1908, the following described property,
to-wit:
The e>£ of nw,*- 4 and ej 3 of w L a of
nwl '4 of sec. 28, tp. 21 n, mg. 13 w, less
railroad right of way, containing 120
acres, more or less, with all improve
ments thereon.
Terms of Sale—Cash, without the ben
efit of appraisement, to pay and satisfy
the sum of $1200, as follows : For cash
to pay $600, due Feb. 23, 1906, 1907 and
1908, with 8 per cent interest thereon
from Feb. 23, 1905; and on terms of
credit to satisfy three notes for $200
each, due respectively Feb. 23, 1909,
1910 and 1911, with 8 per cent interest
thereon from Feb. 23, 1905, until paid,
and all costs of suit.
J. F. EDWARDS, Sheriff.
Benton, La., March 5, 1908. a o
Sheriff''* Sale.
Kelly j No. 4999. In Second
B 1
1 No. 4999. In
^District Court,
. J Parish, La.
Bossier
H. D.
vs.
W. H. Kelly.
Y virtue of a writ of seizure and sale
issued in the above entitled suit and
to me directed, I have seized and will
proceed to sell at public auction, to the
last and highest bidder, at the frontdoor
of the Court House, in the town of Ben
ton, La., on Saturday, the 4th day of
April, 1908, the following described
property, to-wit:
The eji of sw> 4 , se> 4 of nw'- 4 , sf j of
ne) 4 , n% of se> 4 and n* 3 of se> 4 of seij
of sec. 11, tp. 22 n, mg. 13 w, containing
320 acres, more or less, together with aQ
improvements thereon, situated in the
Parish of Bossier, La.
Terms of Sale—Cash, without the ben
efit of appraisement, to pay and satisfy
the sum of $250, with 8 per cent per an
num interest thereon from Dec. 1, 1906,
in cash, to cover note due Dec. 1, 1907,
and on terms of credit to cover four
notes due Dec. 1, 1908, 1909, 1910 and
1911 for $250 each, with 8 per cent in
terest on each note from Dec. 1, 1906,
and all costs of suit.
J. F. EDWARDS, Sheriff.
Benton, La., Feb. 27, 1908. a 2
Not Iff
Of the Introduction of an Act in the
Next General Assembly, Providing for
the Removal of the Parish Seat from
Benton to Bossier City, La.
N OTICE is hereby given, in pursuance
to Article 50 of the Constitution of
1898 of the State of Louisiana, that it is
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the intention to apply to the next Gen
era Assembly of this State, which con
YZO?? 8 j n Baton Rouge, La., on May 12,
.? the passage of a special law
authorizing the removal of the parish
®? a ^ " 0I ? Benton, in the Parish of Bos
«er to Bossier City, said parish, which
XJ.Vshall nrovidefor the^ordeVfntr of
act snau proviaeior tne oruenng oi
election by fhe Police Jury of said p;
.. f nr mirn( ™ n * ohtuinino- ftn »x
„ ' • , the^aualified voters^of slid
P"» h as to the adoptfon or rejection of
ï be a ® t > pursuant to Article 278 of
tbe State Constitution; to provide also
fQr the form of th ba „' ot be usod at
e ! ectlon * f° r the appointment of
Co mm . 1 | sl pners and Managers to hold
1 tbc sa 'd election; for making returns of
î be same and the promulgation thereof;
for the cost of holding said election, and
such other provisions as may be nes
essary under the Constitution and lav
of the State ' n ^
r ru- * • # n rj. . . , _
j In District Court, Bossier Parish, La.
'VTOTICE is hereby given that S. M.
X v Thomas has this day filed his ap
plication to be appointed adminiscrauar
essarv unoer
. , J „
01 the btate<
Application fur Administration.
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Ä
ippOl
of the succession oi Miss Lizzie Dickson,
deceased. Now, this is to admonish ail
persons concerned, that if opposition bo
not made thereto within the time pre
be appointed* administrator of said suc
cession as prayed for.
Given under my official signature and
seal of office, at Benton, La., on this,
the 12th day of March, 1908.
B. A. KELLY,
n 3-2t Clerk District Court^
To Ties|iass« is.
rpHE general public is hereby warned ;
X not to hunt or otherwise trespass
on the Morris old place, located two
miles east of Benton.
1 novl-öm J- A. BYRD.

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