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Two I)ollars at Year. SL.T EDGE Is A TO~OROUQU 3EMEDY !N EVERIY c:AOE OF 1'EVER AND AGUE, ,bile for di;sorders of llhe trniuh, torpidity of -the liver, indlgrosirn and disturbance of the animal forces, which delilitntt it lnas.noequiva -ent snd can have i o subsiilrte. It shoulA inottbe tonfounded wi h ts-e tritaslted compounds of spirlls cud see Utial oils urftn sold uider the ,name of Bitters For vole by JRUGGISTS, (TOCEB8 AND GENERAL. SEALERS. Lverywhers. Wholesale Depot, BER.t .JRD L.E.?L7.lV, Dornldsonville, La. .2.7- a week. .12 a dayit4home eagily maoe. Costly P ,o.tit free. Adliress TanuR Co.,Augusta, Maine. i'roceedings of the Police Jary, Parish of Ascension. PAI'sll OF AsciENSION, May 10, 1880. Pnrsnllnt to adjournlment the Police Jury tof the Iprish of Ascension met this day. All thIl memibers Were present. The minuites of the last mieeting wcre i'eadi antd approved. A letter from the Police Jtr'y of the patish of' West Ftatom Roange, asking this parish to contriblue one hundred dollais to defiray ,he r.x itmses of a splecial guard finr the 'lickey evre, was read and approved. The antion of the Police Jury of Wiest Baton liouge in this mnatter was suggesteld by the J1i iard of Leve! Co(nissisioners of the 4th Levee District, and approved by the GuOv .ernor. (Sco letter manrked " A, No. I.") The petition of Mr. Felix Reyniud, As sessor, asking tlhat lie lie provided with a suitable office it the expense of the parish. 'was read. It was resolved that he be thus .provided for the termu of three Imonths. (A, No. 2.) The Slpeial committee appllointed to ex :lnine the books :and vouchers of the Parish Trlenller, iand to count the ashil o halil replorted tlhat tl.hey Judl .carefully examined .:11Ia counted the sarme, andl tnud every ,thing t itoi'i t . Jdtlac('e of caslh on ha-il on ithe 'L.tl'. 4' Api:iJ, I 80pOiuonuted to $809 5G. (A, t. li. P. (Cush hlook folio 83.) The repolrt 'was adopltedih, andl on motion oif I)r. Edwaird .lienlf.I, ulily seconded. it wais ulinnuiiiiosly l'r.siolred, That ill justice'to our late l.ar ishi 'Ireasurer, we recognize in him a trusty and I titlhfutl ofli er. Thei( following ordlinanclles w'.'ere -eapted, -viz No. d. . n tiliodinancet to carry intlo l'ct. .tihl inouvisiuns of Act No. 11 of I the Uenueral Assembl y of I1880, ap)li.oved April 10. 1880, .tll aill oltler lawi rhictive to roadst, bridges Sanil ditlcfes. .No. 2'. An ordiltaelie to entry into eoffect 'th.e proiviskits of' Act, No. 88 of tlhe General Assemb ly ti"' 188.), approved April 10, 1880. .'o. :3. Aii lrlinlance to ca rry ilto effect AI. No. 19 oif the lienerall Assemiiblly of' 1l80, Approved 31arch i a , li.11. Noi. 4. All Olrdinanll e to iliposh ni penaltylil . in' ilin tg or driyiug ol any levee in this .imrisli No. ,. All ordllin l e i pli rovide llr r t' heile .criminal bas.iess. I li' PIoticet .hlili', unit pruvi nilltut hg an i ilife Reitla tivhe to ithe nal s y of road loverseers to tie elected underiliii sectlii 2. iof •lrdinlinilce No. 1. Mr. (1Gibson pri'oposed that it he ftixed at $7.. Mr'. lIlouin offered li' liia nilieidnuoilnt, that it hie fixed at $50, and cailied for the yll . :i1i l ilt vs, s, which ''resulted' :is fhllows: Yea--lharnion, ll in oi u l Roid rigue:; Nay-1)iflfl, Khliilani, It n son, Ilirianl anld Gibisonl . ;hile satlair'y of $ia wasvt t hen adopted. i '1Messis. Hlintson oii l 1r1nut were appointlliilled lthe cuoiln ititee rtequired .- seF(t.tion: I of 6li'li Messrs. FIn. i.,>nl. i, -ibsunttl ul Khlo ina I wtere appointed the 'onitiillt., required by t''iiiu e I of tl i l eti " tictU. 3, [fit he l ut'i't Atttlnqey was diirected to inhlit,1.o the Plolice' .lur' at its Inext sitting, a ire'solllo to calrtry inlto offltet the' ottHr of Mr. F'redet'ric ,l)ltnftil. :attorney fir plaiutiff in th, suit of " (' i itii; K lisi r; . the l':ris. h 2of As'cetli on.;1' , J. C. lt o nl'Ii l ll" it t f l'. I r isl::i5.l .," '"elati'v to the collection ; td de. l Itj t td t tli i(.. il of rctli rent rnihed in the Lands litf h'le lt's . I'ta'ilug the hdecisin of said s.ift. tuwhiit is n e t- it w Ipear l hef: e t':e 'upreme Conrt o'the State. (:, No -1.) A hill for ý.' "-0 from Clerk of Supreme Court for cost il the, ease of tle " State re' rel ,l.ulu .1. ('he.'vers r... Henry L. iutibl," a",'as relis'red to th|l Filnlane. Colulittee. A lhett .:rumn Mr. IL. F. Ilhntley, (hlek of ,,',fint, stating that he h:0,1 foann l it tlee.ssary u pro'ure e'. tai! ' lixtu.e. s a(n have other', • Y iirlbl;;, r , fh p.trservation of the honks 1i1 ! :I:.ipers belonl'ing to |se l,,enid r ,''' .f ati' '. andi sulLn itting bills ot c'.t tir . 05511 : f'i r' the i..,, .,;,- :. :ii of providin , the ('lhrk's oiee kith eelntain hhik hooks an.d Il: kl: .tf . s for I . th ('hurk and istrict AttorneI . and Itakin esilhlllate of lot f1,l' o1f" l s1 \o't ' e I'i'fre lre l to tIh, Filll Coltn' l .,1m1s o1" $50 $ . a :wla l .prol-riated . ts. lh 'inl in= of s.aiI ,liauk I4 m..1. •i h -'-ol'd:llrce w\ith se. tio '! of A. t No. IS, the f)llowinl} gallon were aplnted 4or tht t lh w11 rd I. ir, .:iest P'edeslaux. Ior the :111 1;:h 11, A 31. (1ned1;h ' tof tll' :+ ,We' part, nlI Adhdelard :Al nttlalnt c for t he e p: pe. .- p lrt. For Ihe .ilt r. rd...)..t '..Tel;tth'. T'he r'oubtion i. .d-pIhd tn tI]. - .al' of - ut.horiliug I e1'rre.s. .nll .f tJii .Po lice .11l1"3 to sign e1'(r' til e- ;ll.i, ,i.. .a . proted 1,3 Ithe l'lerk of ('oul'l lIe:' fhe. .)t" s'.lstie . it th,.l : r.r, r'e s. t.. l I:':tul|.,.] ,e ' id reattiruond 1 115 motion. dul r :.. ,e.ust. d, r1 w I',h ni.,, ,Inl S ou'ned tol. Tusi.dy, the I rh instant. Ji 1'1." f'.1 1p, 1:1 7 ' AI)JOURNEDI SESSION. PAnln I OF AscENsio, Mlay 18, 1880. The Police Jury met .this day, pursuant to adjournmlent. Present: Mossrs Blouin, Braud, Duffel, Gibson, iaIIson, Klopman and Rodriguez. Absent--Mr. Bartnon. The.reading of the minutes was dispensed with. The petition of Mr. T. J. Walton and other citizens residing in Port Barrow praying to be allowed to cut the levee in order to drain the Fort ditch, was again read, and the prayer of petitioners granted on condition that said work be done under the inunediate supervision of the Overseer of Roads and Levees and without oost to the parish. (1i, No. 2.) The President read the answer of Mr. Pan dely to his letter requesting him (Mr. Pan dely) to make certain rvepa:irs to the public roads at the points intersected by tile rail road, and the District Attorney having shown the.law in relation thereto, it was agreed that the President reply to the.ame. To tihe petition of the Secretary of the Police Jury and Treasurer of tihe parish of Ascension respectfully praying to be provi dead with an office to keep the records and papers belonging to said office, and to per fortl the duties of the salme, it was answered tlhat it was not tenstomary for the Police Jury to provide their Secretary with an of flice; and on motion of Mr. Pi erre Klopman, duly :soconded, the petition was laid over for future action. (B, No. 2.) The old jury room lhaving been fitted up for the D~Iputy C!erk, ade all the books and papers of the Recosrder's office having been removed therein, the District Attorney showed thle necessity of providing another for the petit jury. Whilst admitting said necessity, the smlall amonunt of present cash to meiet current expenses, and the improba bility of early colicetions were urged by Dr. Duffel in opposition to the immediate per formance of this duty. Nevertheless, on his motion, duly seconded, it wats Resolred, That the mattes of providing a suitable rooml for the use of the petit jury be an1d t4he sale is Ilelrey refelred to the Finance C(iuluittee will, f!ll power to let Is, undller theI present circumllstances, they may think best. Relative to tile proposition itade by Mr. Frederick Dufftiel t the last meeting, Ordi nance No. 7, new series. was adopted. On motion of Mr. Kiolman, duly secon ded, it was agreed that the District Attor ney notitfy the Sheriff to collect and deposit said rents aecordingly. After the same had bellen read andl ex plained by the District Attorney. Ordlinance No. 8, new series, was adop11 ed. Mr. II. C. IBrani offierd Orllinan)e No. 9, new series, which was read. and on his mo tion, duly seconded, was unanintoully adlopted. On nmotion of Mr. Klpmtaan, it was agreed that one hundred copies of Said ordilance be printed and delivered to the Over-seers of Roadls and Levees, andl that they lie re quested to jlit wp the salre in their resapec tive waruta. The fllowing hills Ilrescnted by 1fr. I. E. leintley alt the last Ilceting andl relirtald to the Finance ('outnittee. tore I approved antd ordered to be paiid, .iz: 4. To 11. C. Grule, one book case.... .15 00 Putting pigeon-holes ill name,.... 12 00 5. To II. C. (rulie, repaipiig two look llases, .................... ......... 3 00 Cf. To Pierre L.tiorti3-, plartitioniling book case in Reco'rder's ole ice,.......... 7 50 Total .............................$37 50 Thel r'eport of Mr. II. Thhedltule ichllard, olverseer of roads and levees tir 1st and 21nd wrllds, was lread, and on motion, duly filed. The following geantlemen were elected overseers of roads and le ] es : For lhic 5th ward, A. T. G(iigslhv. For the tth wardil, Augustus Knight. Adjourtled to Tuesda., thlue 8th dllay of June. I 88l. A ltrue copy: It. lPROSPER LANDIRY. Secretary. Agents ! O YOU want to make moneyV quiklv and easily i JI so, apply to Southern Puhlllishillg Co., liohx 116. New Orleans. Lil., for cireulars and terms for uost populai suhseription books ever ublilished. Ready in two weeks, two elegant .Catlolic hooks. Exclusive territory given. liarti6-t Keating's AeadeIny, Corner Cbe.tiiaches anid Attatkapas streets. Doualdsoonville, La. a Masi. M. KEA'lTIN' returns thanks to the people of I)onalalsonville and vicinity for the liberal Ilaltonage heretotihre bestowec upoIInll the Acaldemy, andl begs leave to say that no efftrt will be qitiared to imerit i econ tinuance ofpnltlic fA.-mn. A limited numlIb.r of puplils from anarond will be received ilan furnished with board and lod1,,ging. For termns of tuition, etc., ap ply Ito or address MRS. C. KEATING, inti I )n1itrldlson ville. Ill. Regular New Orleairs and Bayou Sara Passenger Packet. TIlE FINE SIDE-WHEEL STEAMER JNO. W. CANNON, .1. C. I,IIIANO. J. II. MOSSOP, Ma'ster. Clark. Leaves New Orleans Every Wednesday and Saturday, at 5 p. m For Ilayou SaLra aind Coast Lalndings. RETU!IINING DOWN: hMdlaay's Trilp Leaves hay-ou Srln...........10 A. M. S IDonualdsonville ........10 " Thtrsadav Evenings I,eaves lyou a Sara............6 P. iM. Fridayll Molor iugs Leaves Itatol Ionge.......... 7 A. M. S Iona'ldsol ville ........21 " RI( PY1.TWANTTED. We wanlit a limited UltInlher of active. ener gieti lanaVasases toli eIig age in a lpleasanit iald pIrolitable business. t m liinl ae will fintl this TO MAkE MOINIT. S'ichll will please ianswer tlhis aldve rlise litent by lett er. eiclolsinig stiamp for reply, statilln whai t bIliless tilhey have been on ga:ged ill. Nonile tlt tholse wlho ilnean busi Iles nl-iae- :hal!'y. Address FINL'Y, IlAItVEY & CO., Atlanta. Ga. )HtYSIC:IANS stay it ian PERFECT SUiH L STITrTE tiar titae sulalpate qlillinne. Sulperior ilii ltia to roerl.ties, and lproduc es ino dIisaglreeaible elffect Dose the Same ,as Sulphate Quinine. Sent ly E. J.. iart & Co.. New Orlanls, La.. liby aial t lei 1l.r1O per oz. Billings, Clapp & Coa, Chemists, Boston. St. Joseph's Academy, I )Dnldeuos"illd .a-. 1tHE :aalnuail session of this ha-.litution - wi Illltt ill a ill ll onl:ay. i Novetnbelll a 11 I.;: . The Aciadelic-aie alass will rclotinlte in.ah:liaged. The preplaratVory a'las.es. will a Ie arce, .-ia ,dl I istrut , tio n i ln litary tar ti a~e rie rl ee times a week. gralti. loi termls oll tuition, board. or other inhoir Itlution. applyl at Itiht Acadernv or Catiholic P'rell"teirv. 1D)'F. JONES, l'a-laW . 'l cil. Police Jury Ordinances, Parish of Ascension. PA RIxs OF ABCENSION, Court-House, May 15, 1830. [No. 1. New Series.] AN ORDINANCE to carry into effect the provisions of Act No. 112 of the General Assembly oif 1888f, approved April JO, 188 , and all other laws relative to roads, bridges and ditches. SEC. 1. WaHREASs, The General Assemn bly of 1880 enacted the following law, to-wit: No. 112.J AN ACT To amend and re-enact section 3173 of the Revised Statutes of 1870, relative to public roads. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Louisiana, That section 3373 of the Rtevised Statutes be. and the same is hereby amended and re-enacted so as to read.: "Jt shall be the duty of the Police .Juries to divide their parishes into as many sdistriets as they may think proper, for the appointments of overseers of roads. They shall, annually, appoint overseers of high ways or roads, who are to summon all male persons, from the age of fifteen to fifty (ex cept ministers of the gospel and such other persons sa are or shall be exemipt0. to meet at such Idaces and times, as to them, the said overseers, shall seem convenient to work on the public roads.; and whosoever shall, upon said summons, refuse or neglect to do and perlform their duty. shall forfeit and pay the sum of two dollars per day for each person so neglecting or refusing,. to he recovered by judgment before any Justice of the Peace of the parish, and paid by said Justice to the overseer and by him to be ex pended in hiring other hands to work on said roads. ilud in defioalt of or refusal to p'ty such tine, such person shall be confined in the parish tprison until such fine is paid ; provided, he shall not retmain m prison for more than live days. (Signed.) It. N. OGDI)EN, Speaker of the 1ouse of Rleprcsentatives. S. D. McENEIRY Lieutenant Governor and Preside of the Senate. Approved April 10J. 1880. LOUIS A. WILTZ. Governor of the State of Louisiana. A true copy : Wil.a,. A. STsoaS.. Secretary of State. .Now, therefore, in order to carry out the provisions of said act, and all other laws relative to roads, bridges and ditches; lie it en'dutned by the Police Jury of the parish of Ascension, 'rThat until otherwise lprovided, the Police ,lury wards of the ptlr ish shall be and constitute the road districts of said parish. Svc. 2. Be it further ordained, There shall be elected annually by the Police iJury one road overseelir r each of said road districts lherein provided for. The term of oflice of said 01oa0l overseer to ex lire on the first Monday of January of elch year. The Po lice Jury reserving to itself the right of re molving at any timle, anly overseer of roads, forl incomlpeteucy or neglect of duty. It sli all be tile duty of overseers of roads to faithfully carry out the provisions of Act No. 11i2, approved April 10, 1880, and all other laws and regulations relative to roads, bridges and ditches, and such other duties as may Ibe imposed on them relatiive to the ilalnagelilent and control iof levees, rice flumes,etc., as provided for in Act 88 of the G;eneral Assemblly, approved April 10, 1880. That for said services, the said road over seers shall receive an aulroal salary of seventy-five dollars, payable on his own warrant, duly approved bly the e hitirman of the Finance Comumittee and President of the Police Jury. Sec. 3. lie it further ordained, That each lemuber of the Police Jury shall, alt every regular lmeeting of said Jury, present a written report of the condition of all the pullic roads and highways, bridges, ditches, levees and r ,e flumes in their respective wlrds, roadt and levee districts. Thbe.il.'re on the part of any mnealber of t'e P'olioe Jn ry to lmake said repxrt as herein provided ib., shall subject him to a linle of ten dollars, rectoverablle before any court of competent ju'risd.iction, It shall be the duty of the District Attorney to collect said files, and to pay thle same into the parish Treasury. Said fines shall be deposited with and fiortm part of the; putlic rtad and levee ftamd. Sec. I. Be it f'rther ordained. Thall all ordinances. resolutions or regulations of the Police Jtury in conflict herewith he and the samne are hereby repwaled. Adopted by the Police Jury of the pIrish of Aseension, May 10, 1880. Yeas-Dluffel, Rodrignez. Kloplman, linl sou, Braud, Gibs* Unri'on, llhonin. R. T. IIANSON, A true copy: President. It PInsl'srl L.\NIRY, Secretary. AtIslt OF AS('ENSION, Court-llouse. May 15. 1880. [No. 2. New Series J AN O)ItI)INANCE to earry into effect the provisio 's of Art. No. 88 of the (General Assemn)bly of 1880, approved Alpt-il I0, 1880. * SEc. 1. WaI':taEAs, The GCaera; Assont :hly otf 1880 enacted the following laIw, to-wit: No. 88.j AN ACT To provide for the protection and pIrserva tion of.cmnnpleted publie levees in call ,juncttion with tlhe Police Juries of the several parishes ot the State; to pre searibe the manner in which levees Illiy he cut for rice fluines, roads and ma chinlery, aInd to provide IuciIans for the paymlelt of the expensre atten.ding this woaLk, and ,t.o provide penalties andl jaun islannerats for the violation of the pro visions of this tact, andtI for violations of lparochial ordlinancell.s made in conformlaity with this act. SECTION 1. lie it enacted by the GCeeral Assemably of the S.tote of L]ouisiaat, That lthe Police Juries of the several )parishes of .this State are hereby invested with the Inan agcmetnt taud emtrol of all completed Ipublic levees of.tlhis.State, whieh may require Ipub lic care for .protectiotn alt preservation, and they are herleby autlhorized antll required to )make such lIwst as tra e lc ntecassary atnl proper fir their repair, preservation and ptl'tttiotl, and to ltreglate the manIiiner ill which the .mte tmay be cut for ric'e falluttes or other purposes. SEc. 2. Be it further enacted, etc., 'Thtat Po liee Juries shall divide their respective par ishes into levee wards or districts, and all "aoint-overselcrs therefor), tanld until such timle, when sail division can be madle, the road wards asas atialnPesent laid o11t -shall:l a(tatittte levec wardas, anad thlt road overseers sha;ll at as lvee overseers. That it shall te the duty of the said ltevee( overseers, on the alp proaclah of high water int each year, to cause all openllings and cuts in the levees to b1e re paired and filled up, at the experwe-of thlose tpersons who lmay have tmade ;saute, aeand in default of paymlnnt firom staid parties to hea paid iby the parish:; andt to have filled lup and repaired. all cuts, holes, and washings in the levee, at the expense of the parish ; and it shall also I:e his duty to kill all hogs runnuing at large upon plbltlie levees. She'. . Be it further ectatttet. etc., l'lThat. in ease of danger of crevasse in any ward, the otverseer of staid ward shatll call out all persons liable to road duity. to work when required on the levees of their wardst : that any person subject to road duty who shall flail to work on any public leveet, ,as o vided in the preceding section, or under any regulation of ray Police Jury of this State, shall Ie lprosecuted before antty roart of copetent jurisdiction. an, and, on conviction, shali lie linted two dollars per dlay fior every :lay that he ma: Ihave ftiledal so, t1t work, and inl deliault of payment of said fine. shall libe imprisoned in the parish jail not to exceed ten days ; provided. that no Iperso l shall te required to lahor lumore thItan twelve days ia a11.1 a one setason. SEta. 4. lie it further enarted. etc., That ther overseer of levees of the walrd where there may he dangenr of a break in thie levee, sladl have the right to call on the overseers of any atljininig wards for assistance ; and it shall be the duty of these overseers to no lily thoase latrsons subject to road duty liv ing within these wards, to proceed to the hdsignated |point to work as provided in see tian t3 of this act. That all persons who iayt work otn levees, in accordance with sec tion :3 tf this act. shall receive fromt the tarish tlhet sum1 of one dollart per day for we'-y day lie mlay work. andt one dollar for Avery iligllt: and the levea overseer shall w, entitled likewise to two dollars per day. Sr. .' . . i it further enacted etc., That Ihe Board of State Engineers shall, imme liately aftertilte passage of this act, cause ta be Iar'epared p'Lmns for rice flumes, snit balh- to differentt dimensions of levees, ac atnllpalnlteal aby praoper specifications for their 'onstruetiot. antl the-saite shall h)e readly, at any time. to be furnished when requiredl. as herein'aliter providedl : ad n1o nlumes shall e permitted do be built except in conformity ! Sith said plans tand speeificatiatns. nor sha:l i l"ta laa'lsIn ite lpertluttlled to insert itn alny tutlie- levee kei t up by tlhe State, or a-n special levee district or parish, any flumes 9 or piping to be used for flnshing rice fields or other purposes, unless upon written ap lplication of the owner of the land he shall iave obtained the consent Of the Police Ju ry where, the levee may be oceateid, to per luit hii to make and use said Anlue or pip ilng. e n.c. 6. Be it fuartker.enaected, etc., That in ,I addition to the conditions prescribed in the , lreceding secti,on, the party applying for a psrmnission to cut t'e levee and insert there in aflmes or piping, shall pay previously, into the parish treasury, an animal license on each and every flume or piping used for the cultivation of a crop, a sum not to ex teed the rate of two dollars and fifty cents Sfor e:very perpendicular foot of levee cut, Scounting from the bottom of the ditch or funime to the crown of the levee; and this liousse shall equally apply to rice flumes Salready in use at the passage of this act, . ad the slame shall be due and payable be tween tie 4irst day of May and first day of October, annually; and should any person fail to pay said license by that latter date, he shall forfeit his right to the said flume, aisnd the same shall be closedl it his expense. CSae. 7. B it fr.rtl,fe ecateted, etc., That this agnual license shall bear as a first lien and privilege upon the crops of the year raised upon the plantation to be benefitted, r and shall lie collected by the Tax Collector, without any judicial proceeding or process whalltsever, by seizure of plroperty of the persion owing said license, and shall lie sold, without aplraisement, at titnes and places usual inl Sheriff sales, at any time after the first of May, asuually; and no person owing this license shall be considlered as released froma the pta.lltent thereof by Ireason of forl feiture of ssaie', ts Ipr'ovided iu section 6. SEC. 8. lie it fartAher eaacted, etc., That any person who shall cut any levee, in this State, iade and kept uil under the aiuthority of the State or any parish or levee distriet, in violation of the provisiolns of this act, for the purpose of plalcing therein flumes for the culture of rice or other iurposes, shall he deemedl guilty of a crlime against the State, and on conviction thereof, Iefore aniay court of conllpeenlt ,jurisdiction, shall be plnishedl by imprisonlasent, with or without halrd laior, for a term not to exceedi twelve Iimonths nad not less than one montli, andil filed inFa snum not to exceed five hunldred 4Alllars; and it shall be the duity of the levee overseer, inspector, president antid members of the Police Jury, andul all other parochial officers, to give information to the proper authorities of the violation of this act. Sae. 9. Be it farlther enarcted, etc., That all mloney paidl inlto the parish treasury for licenses for rice fluales, and for lines arisinig froman convicttionls, as providled in the preceda ing section. shall le set aside and used ex clusively in taking out old and abandoned flumes andl restolring the original condlition of the levee, and for expenses of sulperin tenldence anll admlinistration. SEC. 10. le it furtlher elactlel, etc., That in any palrish, where there niay lie rice flumes, the lBoard of State Engineers is here by authliorized to apIpoint a compelltent lper son to be levee insllpector for said parish, whose lduty it shall be to inslpect the conldi tionl of all rice thinles and other cuts in the levee, as well as the general conldition of the levee itself, and to relport sallme to said boiardl. lie shall also superintend the constructioun of all new race flumes, and other cuts, to be uade in any levee, and see that thel work is executed according to the plans, specifica tions and directions lirnished to him by the Board of State Engineers. Fo: all such services said insllpector shall receive, as a compliensation, onae-haltfof all snaus annually colhlcted from flume licenses, payable on the certificate of the Chitef State Enginleer, that falithful services hiave been rendereld. SEc. I 11. e it furthLer enasctcd, etc., That nothing in this act shall be so construed as to give any individual a proprietary right in any blllic levee of the State, by the tact of his paying a license for any Irivilege herein granted ; and if the Board of Engi neers or Police Jury, at any tilce, shloula conlenn as unsaifet any such ojening in the le:ee, the license fir te aseile shall be re voked oin the return to the party of the full auaom.it ofithe license which weay have been paid for such privilege, andl staid authorities aluay, at any time, wheil anly flume shall be comie unsaft frou- decay of material or other cause, requilre the Iperson using it to havel same talkel up and rephlced in a siecure andl sinlstautial mlanner, and they shall also re qulie all aartieste dari.ua off froam the foot ol the levee. in the lawld side, the water that may accanmulate there flowing fromit the fluimes that they imaay use; and should any danger arise fronm neglect of this provision, it shall work a forl'itaure of their license. Sac. 1-2. Be it further enacted), etc., That it shall be lawfull for any piarsou in this State, desiriling to cut anIy pullic levee madlle and kepat . al lby the State, parish, special or general levee dlistrict laulthority, for the pur ipose of using the salime as a roadway for trtavel or Ihauling. or filr the llurpoise of plac ing thereina iron piping lifor the use of ina chinery; provided, that lie shall have ob t:!inedl front the Police Jury of the parish where said levee mally lie situaltd plerlalission to make said work, ailnd heave deposited in the iparishltreasury a sufficiuist anuolnt of money to refill said eat, the stil amlount of deposit Io be ascertaiell at thle rate of twenty-five cents per ualbic yard of refilling to be mlutahe, all-uf wl!ich work shall be dloe under the supervision oft' the ovelrseer of the levee ward or oft inspectori of levees apphaointe llby the Board of State Engineers, as provided ini s-ectiaon I0. S.E. 13. Be it further enacted. etc.. That any person violatilng the pro'isious of the preceding secitionl by cutting alny levee kept Ils by lpublic autholrity. as tlherein provided, a without previously c.ttplying with the pro visions orf this act, shall be lprosecutced Ie fore any etret of competent jlrdiedictiln, and oiln onviction shall be sentenced to ir f prisonment in the parish jail for a term not to exceedt six ilontlhs, and finedl in a sum not to exceed two hundred dollars. I SEC. 1. Re it further enacted, etc., That t any regulations not specially designated in f this act awhicih njqy be necessary to tarnv tout fully the provisions of the same, shall tbe made by the several Police Juriest, acting together with the Board of State Engineers Wlieneiver a sate plan of flushing rice fields itmay be adopted, by the use of syvphons oi I otherwise, ond the sam e he appioved anti I recontuiotded by theJll rcd of State tEn i Sneers, it shall be the diuty of the Police .fi ries to give public notice to that effect prior to the first day of October of any year, and - after that license shnll issue only for said - new,pl. and provisions shall be madeto take 'out the ohl structure and refill with earth such open space. according to dirac I tions whi'h may be furnished by the Board of State Engincees. SEC. 15. Be it further enacted, etc., 'Ihat. whenever there imay .e dtanger of a crevasse in a pulllic levee, or when one lma:y already exist requiring prompt assistance on the part of the State authorities for the preven tion ori closing.of the same, it shall Ibe law ful for the G(overnor to direct the Chief Statle Engineer to proceed with said work. by the putitrhase of Inate rial and the emplioyment of labor, without the formality and delay of contracting for the anuie in the usual man ncr prescribed foir the awarding of contracts, and for the iayment of the expenses thus incurred tithe Auditor of Public Accounts shall draw his warrant upon the Treasurer, upon Iprese tation to him of an account of such expenses, atpproved by the Governor and engineer in charge, which warrant shall he payable out of the district fund of the districtin which the weerk may be located, or otut of the general engineer fundt, or a part out of each, as tie Governlor may tle terminei pronided, that no Much expendi tures. inl ainy ione crevasse or threatened crevasse shall exceed the saun of' three thou salnd dollars, payable out of said district or State lunds. R. N. OGDEN, Speaker of the House of Representatives. 8. D. MeENEIIY, Lieutenant Governor and President of the Senate. Approved April 10, 15.41. LOCUI A. W.ILTZ, Governor of the Stiat of Louisiana. A true copy: Wr.r.. A. STRO'c, Secretary of State. And whereas. further, it :iii made obliga tory iiuttit the Police Jur to carry outl the pr visions of said act. therefore le it ordaiedl by trhe Police JoUry of the pearish of Asentiosn. That. until otherwise provitiled, the levee wards and districts pro vided for by said act-ehall lbe the Police Ju ry wards as now constituted.. and the road wards or districts as -coastituted by Ordi nance No. I, New Series, adopted this day. Sec. 2. Be it further ordained, That un til otherwise provided. the road overseers, elected under provisions of Ordinance No. 1. New Series, shall act as levee overseers provided for by saitl Act No. 88. Said levee overseers to receive no other .compensatinm for their services than that provided for in section 2 of said Ordinance No. 1, New Se ies. anti suh other per diem comupensation au. thor. ized law., Tat it ShFr. 3. le it further ordai,ned, That it shall be duty of all levee overseers to ltith fully carry out the provisions of Act No. 88, and to report to the Tax Collector the namlles of all prasons in their respective levee wards or districts who have neglected to pay the annal license provided for by said act, and to report to the Police Jury tahe names of all persons who have violated any of the pro visions of said act. Sie. 4. Be it fTrther ordained, That the Police Jury shall appoint a standing aium imittee on levees and rice flumes, who shall report at each regular meeting the condi tions of all rice flumes and levees in the parish. And it shall be the duty farther of said committee, acting together with the State Board of Engineers under the provi sions of section 14 of said Act 88, to suggest for adoption by tIhe Police Jury any regila tion not specially designated in said tit, and which may be necessary to carry out fully the provisions of the same. Snc. .. le it fnrt.er ordaivned, That all ordinances, resolutions or regulations of the Police Jury in conflict herewith he and the same are hereby repealed. Adapted by the Police Jury of the parish of Ascension, May 10, 1880. Yeas-Duffel, Itodriguez, KlopmiIan. Han son, Braud, Gibson, larmson, Blouin. It. T. HANSON, President. A true copy: R. PRosPER LANDRY, Secretary. PARISH of AscEsRIsoN, Court-House, May 15, 1880. Z fNo. 3. New Series.] AN ORDINANCE to carry into Act Act No. 149 of the General Assembly of 1880, approved March 29, 1880. SEC. I. WHEREAS, The General Assem bly has enacted the following law, to-wit: No. 49.] AN ACT Ordering and requiring parish or municipal corporations in the State to receive for taIxes or licenses due any parish or mu nicipal corporation prior to January 1, 1879, all valid warrants, scrip or evi dences of indebtedness of said parish or municipal corporations. SECTION 1. lHe it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Louiseana. That all parish or municipal corporations in this State shall receive for all taxes and licenses due said parish or municipal corporations prior to January 1, 1879, all valid warrants, scrip or evidencespf indebtednesss of said pirish or municipal corporations, except judgmneurs, without any discrimination as to what years said warrants, scrip or evi dences of indebtedness shall have been issued : proided, that aill valid metropolitan police warrants or scrip for the years 1874, 1875 and 1876 shall be rec'~jvable only for that portion of the tax levied for the metro politaun police fund and no other, without any discrimination as to the year in which said warrants were issued or said taxes levied ; and that all school certificates issued, according to law, by any school board shalt be receivable for any taxes due my .earish or municipality only for that no'tion of the school tax due to said parish >r municipality. The true intent or mean ing of this not being to allow the delinquent tax payers to pay their indebtedness of any year with any kind of valid obligations asued or emitted by any such parish or mnnicipal corororation in this State. with the restrictions above providled. without any discrimination as to the year in which alid wamrrants scrip or other evidences of idebtedness were issued or the debt coua ;raedlel; provided, however, thatno warrant, merip or other evidence of indebtednes of my parochial or municipal corporation (hall be receivable for any tax or license inless the same shall, after the passage of ,his aet, have first been examined by the )olice jury of the parish or the municilal uithority of the town or city owinir the ndleltedness, and found vall, and imnuorsed ny tlhem as such ; and it shall be the duty f said police juries and municipal authori ies tihroughout the State, to pass on the alidity of said scrip .and other evidences mf indebtedness immediately nlia the pre euntationtm of the samne to tlem ; provided, no right to plead plrescrilption shall hereby be waived ; and provided farther, that all war ants anti certificates condemned biy the nolice ijury or manicip)al corporation shall i( so sta)mped. Sac. . . ".c it further enacted, etc., Thlat 1i1 laws or Iar s of laws contrary to the nrovisious l tnis act are:l hereby repeated. ,t. N. OGI)EN, Speaker of the House of Repies- ntatives. S. 1). McENERY, ,icutenant Governor and President of the Senate. Appllroved March 29. 1889. LOUIS A. WILTZ, Governor of the State of Louisiana. A true 'opyt: BSC(AR Anrovo, Assistant Secretary of State. Now. therefore, in order to carry out the provisions of said law, Be it ordained by the Police Jurl of the Pterish of Ascension, That all warrants, scrip and other evidences of indebtedness, (except ijudgments.) of the parish of Ascen sion which are made receivable for all licenses and taxes due said parish prior to .the 1st of January, 1879, under the provisions said Act No. 49 shall, bebfre the same are made receivable for said taxes and licenses, be submitted to a special commiittee of the Police Jury ceomposed of the following mem lerst: R.. IlHnson. lien Gibson. P. Klop man. And it shall Lbe the duty of said conlunlittee to eiunline said warra'nts, scrip and evidences ofi indebtedness and if the same be found valid and not prescribed in dorse theml as " valid " with date and -signs tures of said comminittee. If the said war l'anuts, scrip o other evidences of indebted ness lie found invalid or prescribed, aft'r' such examination, then said rcolmnittee shall indorse them with their signatures " con .deilned," "' invalid." or '" prescribe," its the case n.liy .ie. The said committee shall keep correct lists of all of said warrants, scrip and ceritficates of indebtedness, and the names of tile tpersons preuenting same. (lne list to contain the 'valid," and the otlher the "·invalid" warrants, scrip and certificates of indeltedness. In order to en able said committee to perform the duties herein imposed. said conmmittee shall gii ,public notice of its sessions atituch tilme iln ,p ace.as said ucomnnittoe can speedily and conveniently coanvene. SEc. `2. Be it further ordained, That the Tax Collector is hereby authorized to :re ceive for all parish licenses and .taxes due the parish of Ascension. prior to January 1st, 1879, all such warrants, scrip and other certificates or evidences of indebtedness, which are dtly endorsed and stamped ' valid " by said committee as provided for in the preceding Aeectiou. Sac. 3. Be it further ordai,dW, That all or dinances, resolutions or regulations of the Police Jury in conflict herewith be and the same atre hereby repealed. Adopted b3' the ;olice Jury of the parish of Ascension, May 10, 1.180. Yeas-Duffel, Ilodciguez, Klonman, Han son, Blraud, Gibson, liarmon, Blouin. R. T. HANSON, President. A true-copy : I. PaosrPER LAºDRY. Secretary. PARISil oF AsCENsroN, Court-House, May 15, J880. . [No. 4. New Series.] AN ORDINANCE to impose a penalty for riding or driving on any levee in this parish.. Ble it ordained by the Police Jury of the .parish of Ascension. If any person shall ride or drive on anly levee in this parish, said person shall pay a fine of Five Dollars, re coverable before any court of competent jurisdiction. And it is hereby made the duty of the overseers of roads and levee in spectors to enforce the provision of this or dinance. Be it fulther ordainecA. That the proyis ions of this ordinance shall -not apply to " tows" by horses or mules. Be it further ordained, That all ordi nances or resolutions of the Police Jury in conflict herewith be and the same arahereby repealed. Adopted by the-Police Jury of the parish of Ascension. May 10, 1880. Yeas-Duffel. Rodriguez, Klopuman, HIen son, lraud, Gibson, Bamanon, Blonin. R. T. HANSON, President. A true copy: President. R. lPosPER LANDRY, Secretary. PARISH OF ASCEiNSONx, Court-House, May 15, 1880. i[No. 5. NewSeries.] AN .OItDWiAN'OEito provide for the print ing of all ordinances and resolutions of the Police onry, and providing an ordi nance book for the same. SECTION. 1. Be it ordained. That all ordi ntances-new series--hall be duly pronmul gated by one insertion in the DONALDSOr SVILLE CtIIEF, the official journal of the par Sia. 2. Be it further ordained. That the Seretary of the Police Jury shall keep a reg ular ordinance book, in which he shall in sort the ordinances printed as provided by SI ection 1, and shall properly index the same by their sumbers and titles. SeC. 3. Be it further ordained, That all ordinances and resolutions in conflict here with be and the same are hereby repealed. Adopted by the Police Jury of the parish of Ascension. May 10, 1880. Yeas-Duffel. kodriguez, Klopman, Han son, Brand, Gibson, Barman, Blonin. R. T. HANSON, President. A true ropy: i. PROSPER LANDRY, Secretary. PARISII OF ASCENSION, Court-House, May 15, 1880. [No. 6. New Series.] AN ORDINANCE appropriating fifty dollars out of the contingent fund to pay Parish Printer for furnishing blanks for crimi nal business. Be it resolved by the Police Jury of the Parish of Ascension, That the sum of Fifty Dollars be and is hereby aippropriated out of the contingent fund of 1880, to pay L. E. Bentley, Parish Printer, for printing and furnishing all blanks required in the crim inal business of the District Court, in the offices of the Clerk of Court and District Attorney. Adopted by the.Police Jury of the parish of Ascersion, May 10, 1880. Yeas-Duffel, Rodriguez, Klopman, Iian son, Braud, Gibson, Burmon, Blouin. R. T. HANSON, President. A true copy : R. PRosPER LANDRY, Secretary. PARISH OF ASCENSION, Court-House, May 18, 1880. [No. 7. New Series.] AN ORDINANCE authorizing the Sheriff of the parish of Ascension to collect rents upon certain parish lots and to deposit the same with B. Lemann pending the decision of the suit of C. Kline vs. the parish of Ascension. WHEIREAs, Certain rents due the parish of Ascension have been garnisheed in the hands of the lessees of parish lots in the town of Donaldsonville, and in the matter of Christian Kline vs. parish of Ascension, J. C. Boulanger et als., garnishees, No. 1899 of the docket of the late 4th Judicial District Court, and now pending on appeal before the Supretme Court of Louisiana; and Whereas, further, It is to the mutual~in terest of all parties to said suit that said rents be collected pending said litigation, and the consent of the plaintiff to collect said rents pendente lite having first been ob tained in writing and filed this day with the Secretary of the Police Jury; therefore be it Resolved by the Police Jury of the parish of Ascension, That the Sheriff of the parish be authorized to collect said rents pending said litigation, and that when said rents are so collected that the same be deposited with Bernard Lemann Esq . at the rate of eight per cent. interest per annum on every one hundlred dollars so deposited. Said rents to remain so deposited until final judgment in said suit. In the event that judgment be rendered in favor of the parish, then said rents so deposits I shall be turned over to the Parish Treasurer, but if said jadgment be rendered against the parish, then said rents so deposited shall remain in the hands of said Lemanu, subject to the orders of the court. Adopted by the Police Jury of the parish i of Ascension, May 18, 1880. , Yeas--Duffel, Rodriguez, Klopman, Hlan son, Brand, Gibson, Blouin. IR. T. HANSON, A true copy : President. Il. PRosiER LANDRY, Secretary. PARISH OF ASCENSION, Court-House, May 22, IVt0. [No. 8. New Series.] AN ORDINANCE to levy, collect and en- I force payment of an annual parish li- I cense tax upon all persons, associations of pe'sou.s and corplorations, pursuing t ueay trade, profession, vocation, calling I or business in the parish of Ascension, except those who are expressly exempt from such tax by Articles 206 and 207 of t the Constitution of the S.tau. SECTION 1. Be it ordained by the Police I Jioy of the parish of Ascension, That there is hereby levied upon each person, associa- I tion of persons and corporations, pursuing any trade, profession, vocation, calling or business in the parish of Ascension (except those expressly exempt from, such tax by I Articles 206 and 207 of the Constitution of the State), the same annual parish license tax for the year 1880 (in amount) as has been levied by the state for State license taxes by Act No. 119 of the General Assem bly approved April 10, 1880. SEC. 2 Be it further ordained, That in order to make said levy of thei annual iuriash 5000 LADIES AND GENTS WANTEDI to go ho.me, arm themselves with their Pocket Books, and March to S MOYSE, Mississippi S treet, fORALDSONVILLI, LA., Whose ENTIRE STOCK, Consisting of Dry Goods, Clothing, G RO CE RIEE, Boots and Shoes, Hats, Notions, Furniture, Hardware, Crockery, Liquors, ETo., T.C, JT0., will be sol& out within the nae SIXTY DAYS, On account of Remoeal, and REGARDLESS OF 1Q Come One Corn Je W CODE COXZ ZIG l.hlnse tiax, as provided for in the preceding n,.etion herein, so :s to conform to the pro visions of said Act 119, the grading into classes, and enumerations (including levies to each respectively) of the kinds of basi. ness. trades, professions and callings in the parish of Ascension upon which the parish licenes tax is herein levied, shall be the same as provided by the provisions of said Act No. 119. and to that end the provisions of said Act No. 119, are hereby adopted and made a part of this ordinance; proided, that for every business conducted by an insur ance company, soclety, ssociation, corpo ration or other organiastlon or irm doing an insurance business of any kind, fire, ma rine, river, life, accident or other in this State, whether located here ot operating through a branch department, "resident board, local office or through the medium of any person, firm. company, corporation or agency, including private underwriting of insurance policies, the license shall be based in the gross annual amount of prelidums. as follows, viz: If premiums'are $30,000 or less, shall pay $25; if over $30,000, shall pay 650. Prodided further, that all traveling commercial agents from other States offer ing any species of merchandise for sale or selling the same same in this parish shall play an annual license which shall not ex ceedl twenty-five dollars. SEc. . 3. e it further ordaiued, That the parish license taxes herein levied shall be collected in the same manner as is provided for in the collection of State license taxes in said Act 119 of the General Assembly. SEc. 4. Be it further ordained, That all ordinances, regulations or resolutions in con flict herewith be and the same are hereby repealed. Adopted by the Police Jury, parish of As. cension, May 18, 1880. Yeas-Duffel, Rodriguez, Klopman, lian' son, Braud, Gibson, Blouin. R. T. HANSON, A true copy : President. R. PROSPER LANDRnY,Sccretary. PARIsr orF AscaESION, Court-House, May 18, 1880. [No. 9. New Series.] AN ORDINANCE requiring stores, shops. groceries, and other places of public business to be closed on Sunday und prohibiting the sale or barter of the stock in trade of such places of business on that day, and prescribing penalties for violations of this ordinance. Sac. 1. Be it ordained by the Police Jury of the parish of Ascension, That from and after the 15th of Juneo, 1880, all stores, shops, groceries, saloons and all places of public business, which are or may be licensed un der any law of the parish of Ascension, are required to be closed at 12 o'clock on Satur day night, and to remain closed for twenty four hours, during which period of time it shall not be lawful for the proprietor or em ployees thereof to give, trade, barter or sell any of the stock in trade of such establish ment, as the case may be. SEC. 2. Be it further ordained, etc., That whosoever shall violate the provisions of this act, for each offense shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, hfnd, on trial and conviction thereof, shall pay a fine of not less than $50 nor more than $500, or impris unulmet for not less than ten days nor more thlun thirty days, or both fuine and imprison. lent, at the discreton of the court. Sinc. 3. Be it further ordained, etc., That tihe provisions of this act shall not apply to drug stores, barber shops, apothecary shops, mudertakers' establishments, public and pri vate markets, bakeries, livery stables, rail roads, whether steam or horse, hotels, board, lug-houses and steamboats and other ves els, warehouses for receiving and forward ing freights, restaurauts and telegraph of ees ; provided, that stores may be opjted for bhe purpose of selling burial materne l. SEc. 4. Be it further ordained, That no alcoholic, vinous or malt liquors shall be 'iven, or traded, or bartered, or sold, or de 'ivered, otherwise than by prescription written by a licensed physician for a person tetuRIly sick in bed, and so stated to be by lie physician in the prescription, in or by my establishment, or ilace, .or conveyance, Iamed in section 3 of this act, during the inme fixed in section 1 of this act, under the menalties Imsovided in section 2 of this act. SEC. 5. Be itfWfrtaer ordained, etc., That he provisions of this ordinance to regulate :le sale of merchandise, alcoholic, vinous or nalt liquors on Sunday, recited above, shall extend and be effective in all particulars to he saile of umerchand(ise, alcoholic, vinous or unit liquors within the corporate limits of he tows of l)onaldsonville, in the same nanner and under the imhe conditions and menalties tas in said ordinance is contained. SEC. 6. Be it further ordained, etc., That ll laws or parts of laws contrary to or in :ousistent with the provisions hereof shall me and tile samue are hereby repealed. Adopted by the Police Jury, parish of As cension, May 18, 1880. Yeas.-Duffel. Rourriquez, Klopman, Han ion, Braud, Gibson, Bionin. R. T. HANSON, A true copy : President. R. PROSPER LANDRY, Secretary.