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VOL. VIL]
LAKE CHAHLK8, PARISH OF CALCASIEU, LA., THUESDAÏ, JU^Y 20, 1875.
[NO. 21
THE WEEKLY ECHO
Published Every Thursday Morning,
-AT
LAKK CHAULES, LA.
Terms of Subscription.
One copy, one year........ $1 50
One copy, six months,...........OG 75
One copy, three months.........00 50
fiagio copies,................... 05
Payable invariably in advance.
ADVERTISING. .
Per 'Sqv.nre, (10 lines or less).....00 75
Every siibsetpiMit insertion......00 50
Announcement of candidates for
office................ $10 00
French $5 extra.
Business Notices, 15 cenfs a line.
•Obituary Notices 10 cents a line.
Advertisements sent in for publica
tion, when there are no directions, will
be inserted in English and French, and
when time is not limited, will be con
tinued until orders are received ; and
charged accordingly.
Liberal discount to those who adver
tise by the year or quarter.
No credit will be given for Advertising
or Job work, except by special agree
ment.
Cards, stating merely the name,
business and place of residence, with
paper included, Twelve Dollars per
annum.
LOUIS LEVE QUE,
Attorney at Law.
OFFICE, LAKE CHARLES, L.v.
Will practice in all the Courts of the
Eighth Judicial District, composed of
the Parishes of St. Laudry and Cal
casieu.
Feb. 3, 1872.— ly. *
OEORGE H. WELLS,
Attorney at Law,
Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, La.
Practices in Calcasieu, FA Landry,
Lafayette and Cameron Parishes, La.
Feb. 15, 1808.—ly, >
FRANCIS D. CHRETIEN,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
[AVOCAT]
LAKE CHARLES, LA.
Practices in the parishes of Calcasieu,
'Cameron, Lafayette and St. Landry.
aug2-3m*
P A. GALLAÜGHER,
ATTORNEY-AT LAW,
Lake Charles, Louisiana,
Will practice ih this and adjoining
parishes, and before the Supreme Court,
at Opelousas. marl3 3m
JOSEPH M. MOORE,
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR AT
LAW. f
Office formerly occupied by the late
law firm of Swuyzo & Moore and Moore
& Morgan.
OPELOUSAS, LA.
Will practice in the Courts of the 8th
J udieial District. Oetl9 ly
J E WIS & BR Ô,,
Attornoys-at-Law,
OPELOUSAS, LOUISIANA.
, THOMAS H. LEWIS, of the above
firm, will regularly attend trie Sessions
the District Court of Calcasieu
parish. 7
pERREOL PERHODIN,
At torvnoy-at-Law,
Practices in the Parishes of St. Lan
dry aiid Calcasieu.
Office—At OPELOUSAS, LA. 7
S. D. R E A D,
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW,
Leesburg, Cniueron Parish,
LOUISIANA,
Offers his services in District and
Parish Cbui'kv for Calcasieu and Came
ron Parishes. jelS ly
JOEL H SANDOZ,
NOTARY RUBRIC
FOR TUE Ç.A RTS^OFS't' LANDRY.
Office Ojacloh^s, Lu.
Itb 28-tiia
Ü
HENUÏ TBICOU. # EUGENE BOI8SKA
TItICOU & BOISSEAU.
Importers and Wholesale Dealers in
Hats, Caps, Straw Goods,
Radies' and misses* trimmed
HATS of every description.

8S Common Street,
New Orleans.
May 4, '72—Gro.
N. A. M 1 AMBIA 8 . CEOKGE DOCKTEB
LLAMTÎIAS & DOCKTER,
COMMISSION MER CHA NTS
AND DEALERS IN
Western and Northern Produce.
No. 115 Old Levee St.,
NEW ORLEANS,
Agents for S. P. Soule's celebrated
CITY BEER. may 4 *72-y
«AINES A BELF,
27 & 129 Common Street,
NEW ORLEANS,
Importers & Dealers in
Earthenware, Hardware,
Glass, Cutlery,
Tin, Clocks,
Plated Ware, Japan Ware
. Ac. &c.
ASSORTED CRATES FOR COUNTRY TRADE
ASSORTED CRATES FOR COUNTRY TRADE
■ .. AI, WAYS ON HAND.
April 13th, 1872 - ly.
McSTEA VALUE,
IMPORTERS AND DEALERS IN
&; J>oiBiestic
DRY O O O D ß ,
>8 Canal and 125 Common Street
New Orleans.
I April 130?, 1872.
PERSEVEKANCE
RICE MILLS.
Nos. 12 and 11 Elysian Fields Street,
Opposite the Ponvhnrtrain Railroad
Repot, Third District,
New Orleans.
O UR MILLS ARE SUBFTANTIAL
ly built, expressly for the purpose
of Rico Milling, with all the new im
provements and appliances, With suffi
cient warehouse capacity to meet any
demand for receiving aud forwarding
RICE, centrally located to railroads,
shipping, ferry and steamboat landings.
We will guarantee our milling and
yield, both as to quality and quantity,
to bo unsurpassed by any rice mill in
this State.
Our "turn out" has always been from
101 to 111 lbs. cleaned Riee to the bar
rel of rough, which is about "twenty
per cent." over any mill in this city
and country.
Wo will pay particular attention to
the separation of all lots of rough Rioe
received by ns.
Our charges for milling are as follows:
lc per pound, cleaned, for Nos. 1 and 2
" " No. 3
lie " for polishing horse mill
Riet?
No deviation on the above prices un
der any circumstances.
Sacks furnished free of charge.
SIEWERD k KIP,
Address, Lock Box 386,
augSyl New Orleans, La.
Wallace <& Co.
IMPORTERS AND WHOLESALE DEALERS
IN
DRY GOODS
II and 13 Magazine si, and 79,
81, 83,85, 87 and 89 Common st.
dec21'72«ly New Orleans.
Fop Sale,
Ü NE HUNDRED POUNDS or more
of OLD TYPE, which is useful for
saw null purposes, such as boxiijg ma
chinery, eto. , whioh wo will sell cheap.
Apply at the Weekly Echo office.
M. P. TOUNG, WtLI, CLEGG.
ill. P.I OIIM Co.,
VESMILÏONVILLE, LA.,
A POTH EC A RIBS, DRUGGISTS
—A NO—.
6KOCERS.
»EAI.EKS IN 9
PAINTS, OILS, WINDOW GLASS,
SCHOOL BOOKS, STATIONERY,
PERFUMERY, FANCY
ARTICLES, ETC
ALSO,
DEALERS IN FURNITURE, PURE
LAMP OILS, AND GARDEN
SEEDS.
ORDERS
ATTENDED TO PROMPTLY.
WHOLESALE and RETAIL
AT THE
LOWEST CASH PRICES!
Orders for Drugs and small packages
sent to Lake Charles at our expense.
March 21, 1874-n2yl
THE
«UMPIRE» PIA\0.
Wo bava been selling the "EMPIRE"
Piano for tho past few years in all parts of tbe
United Sa tes, and to the entire satisfaction of
all purchasers. Tbe reasons for Ibis are very
»impie —
FIRST—
They are durable-, this is tbe moat essential
quality.
SECOND—
They aro Magnificent in Tone: rich fuF.
and especially noticeable for their beautiful
Singing Qua ity.
. THIRD—
They are Reasonable in Pri. e : not a cheap,
poor Piano, bat well and carefully made in
every part, and placed at such a figure »3 can
not fail to please all purchasers who 'desire a
REALLY GOOD PIANO AT A LOW PRICE.
FCURTJF1
Thcy have very attractive and handsomely
finished eases tu v rious styles, suited to ail
tastes. All have carved togs, and every im
provement desirable in a modern Piano Forte:
in addition to which we have introduced the
celebrated
"AGRAFFE"
attachment in each Piano Forte.
TO THE PIANO TRADE.
Wo can commend tho
"EMPIRE"
as being a tno't desirable and attractive instru
as being a tno't desirable and attractive instru
ment to s*U. its Low Erica and tbe quality ol
remaining in good order, make the "EMPIRE"
Piano au especial favorite with dealer».
WM. A. POND &. CO'S
Parlor and Chapel Organs.
These Organs, although hut a short while
before the public, have met with suoh hearty
«ml unqualified approval teat their entire sue
cess is already seonred. Great care has been
taken to combine, in these instruments, beau y
aud relume of tone, with an attractive appear
un ce. The lone is as pipe-like as can be ob
tained in an instrument of this class. Tho soft
«tops aie deiieioua for their purity and refine
character, while the full organ is grand aud
imposing in its sonority.
After elaborate preparation, we hare just
completed new and very beautiful cases for all
our styles, and are prepurod to fill or lers with
Tho very best and handsomest
Organ at the lowest price,
jSirLIBERAL TERMS TO AGENTS. - !
Purchasers who «re at a distance from auy
of our »gents will reçoive price lists and cata
logues upeu application.
Mann's Naw Method for tho Piano Forte
Is tho latest and best book for Elementary
Instruction tor this iuetiumeut, it
combines the excellences of all
othor works j is systematic,
progressive and pie tsing.
A great ho p to both
teacher and pupil. Price, $2 50.
WM. A*. POND & CO.
Established over Ptlty Years.
Keep constantly on hand the largest and saust
complete assortment ol American gad Fnwigts
Sheet Music, Books, Instruments, and M u.-ioal
Merchandise of every description. Orders by
mail will receive prompt and ranMu) attention.
Correspondent») with the Trade colieitcd.
WM. A. PQ1> D * CO„
847 Broadway,
Branch Store, 39 Union Square, N. Y.
je24 6m
c
SCIUNDIÆR,
Jt
FASHIONABLE BOOT AND SHOE
MAKER,
AT REDUCED PRICES,
LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA,
All kinds of Boot and Shoe work doue with
neatness and dispatch, j»n 9
Proceedings of the Police Jury.
JULY SESSION, IS75.
Mondât, July 5.1873.
The Police Jury of the parish of Cal
casieu, La., met ät the Conrthon.se. at
Lake Charier, on this 5th day of July,
A. D. 1875, porsaaut to adjournment.
Present— T. J. Lyons, President ; D.
A. Cole, James Cole, and Henry Welsh,
The proceedings of last meeting hav
ing been read; were approved.
The report of Simeon Vincent and
other*, commissioners of a new road
laid out from tbe Sand Gaily to the
d incent Settlement, being read,
On motion. Be it ordained, That said
report be rejected, there being no evi
dence that said commissioners were
sworn, as required by the State law.
The report of W. H. Hamilton and
others, commissioners of a new road
laid out from the Sf. Landry line, near
Wm. Fish's, to Six Mile bridge, being
read,
On motion. Be it ordained, That said
report be rejected, there being no evi
dence that said commissioners were
sworn, as required by the State law.
On motion, Be it ordained, That
overseers be appointed on the public
roads in this parish, as follows, to wit :
Reuben Farris, from Big Dry Creek
to the old Hes bridge on Buncliek's
Creek.
James Deer, from the old Fes bridge
to the Whiskechitto bridge, at Mrs.
Singleton's.
H. C. Fnrquhat, from the bridtre at
Mrs. Sipgietou s to the bridge on Sugar
Creek.
J - B. Ashley, from the Sugar Creek
bridge to the Vernon parish line, cn
the road leading to Alexandria.
Carlos Leblen, from Geo. Reeve's,
Sr., to Garland's bridge on Barnes*
Creek.
Henry Gill, from Garland's bridge to
the Herding Glade.
H. Hanehcy,from the Herding Glade
to Hanehey s bridge on Buudick's
Creek.
Archibald SingleteiTy, from ILm
chey's bridge to Tyler's bridge on the
Whiskechitto.
II P. Peningcr, from Tylei's bridge
to IL C. Fnrqu bar's stole. *
Wm. Simmons, from Richardson's,
store to Six Mile Creek.
Henry Turner, from Six Mile Creek
to Rnnion's ferry on the Darboue.
Marion Moss, from Sugartown to the
Vernon parish line, on the road leading
to John Davis' mill.
Jules Broussard, instead of Dustte
Broussard, from the Gully near Dosité's
residence, to the northern line of
Cameron parish
On Motion, Be it ordained, That this
body adjourn till to-morrow moraine
at 8 o'clock.

Tuksdat, July ti, 1875.
The Police Jury met this 6th dtty of
July, A. D. 1875, pursuant to adjourn
ment, Present as on yesterday.
On motion. Be it ordained, That
hereafter all forfeited bonds, recog
nizances and tines imposed by auy com
petent court in this parish, shall be
paid as follows, to wit : Ten per cent,
of the amount for Sheriff's fees, and
one-fifth of the balance for District At
torney's fees, shall be paid in United
States currency, and the balance on
said bonds, recognizances and fines
may be paid in parish warrants.
On motto». Be it ordained. That the
President of tais body be authorized to
advertise for sale, at public auction, at
12 u clock it., on the first Monday in
September next, 1875, the old secretary
heretofore in use in the Clerk's office,
HUtl to reoeino parish warrants in pay
ment of the >amc.
On motion, lie it ordained, That the
following claims, for the purposes aud
amounts hereinafter set forth, be recog
nized, and warrante issued therefor,
to wit : •
Te A. L. Roui, ex-Sheri ff, fur convey ins
Robert, and John flower to tho Pen
itentiary, No. 792.......................... ftgû py
To Mine lor conveying t. Leitch aud
N Viator to the Peuit Hilary. No. 703 159 9 «
To »«use, fur criminal costs ia State vs.
A. J. Vinocut, fie. 794.|g gp
To f!. V. Duson, Sheriff M Laudry, fur
criminal ousts <u Slat» vs. A. j.
Viueviit, No. 705.......................... t3 59
To R d ôluao«, jail guard, 32 days,
No. 7»9................................... S 3 09
ToWiu Bilbo, »pec ta I Countable, No.
veptber. 1874, Nt». 797. .................. 19 0«
To fi Welsh, Police Jury wvmbur,
No. 708 ................................... 20 99
To T J Lyvua, Polie* Jarv mouther,
No. 709. .. .................................. 35 «0
To D A Cole, Pol e* Jary member.
Nos. TtO, Til. Tl$ and Ï13, $5 each, 29 W
To George II Beard, elootiou routmu
siouer, Noveutbar, IS74, No. 7U...... 15 99 j
To Joel McMahan, election commis-»
dotier, November, 1874, No. 715..".... 15 99 1
To M C Fraiar, ohettuo t-oettuhdonor,
November, IS74. 716 .............S #9
To Wm M ter. eleetiou eonuoissioaer,
NovemW, 1874, No. 717........ ...... 5 »9 j
To Henry A Head, election commis** i
»loner, Neve». her, 1874, No. TVS...... 15 00 |
To F BE Center, elec ion e«mtnis»n>ner,
Noveuihor, 1874. No. 719,.............. 5 99
To Valerien Michel, eleetiou commis
sioner, November, 1874, No. 739...... i 09
$949 39
Before this body appeared V*'m. L.
Hutchins, Parish Treasurer, and paid
I
j
I
!
j
1
over tbe sum of three thousand one
hundred and three and 75-100 dollars,
f received by him of J. Ryan, Parish
! Tax Collector, on the parish taxes of
? 1874, parish licenses of 1375, and back
; taxes of previous vears , also, the sum
i of two hundred dollars received by him
'of R. Sigler, surety on the bond of
James Barrington, in the case of the
State vs. James Barrington, which said
amounts were received in parish war
rante and destroyed by this body.
The ïollowiug report being-submitted
by the Parish Treasurer, it is ordered
that tho same l?e spread upon tho
records of this hotly :
"Statement showing amount of
draft* issned by the Police Jury, and
Clerk District Court, endorsed by mo
said Treasurer, showing also amounts
destroyed, including old issues :
Police Jary warrant* issued in J873..#3,439 79
Clerk Li-trict Court, 1373
Destroyed same fear, (old
issue included..... »,.....$1,348 43
PoHce Jury warrants is
sued in J874...............
Clerk DUt. Court, 1874...
Desto», ed the same rear,
(old Issue included)____3,585 24
Police jury warrant» is
su d in 1S75...............
Clerk Put. Court,' 1875...
Destroyed the same year,
fold issue iaeluded)..... 3,569 27
On hand to he desttoyed,
(old issue included]..... 3,103 75
— 2,139 73
2 233 95
2,293 35
3,825 IS
M2« 81
Coutba
$10,546 69—14,985 $2
10,546 G9
$1,419 13
. 209 OO
Less Load of James Barrington__...
Balance oustandinj^..,,..................$1,219 13
Respectfully submitted,
W. L HUTCHINS,
Parish Treasurer.
Parish of Calcasieu, July 5, 1875."
On motion, Resolved, That this body
adjourn till to-morrow morning at 8
o'clock.
87
... 295 CO
33 39
lit 99
113 39
Wedxesoat, July 7, 1875.
The Police Jury met this 7th day of
July, A. D.1875, pursuant to adjourn
ment. Present— T. J. Lyons, Presi
dent ; Heury Wolffi, and I). A. Cole,
On motion, lie it ordained, That tho
following claims lie recognized for tho
purposes and amounts hereinafter se.k
forth, and that warrants issue for tho
same, viz :
Tu D A Lyon», Sheriff, fur conveying A Say#
and F Wykuff to the |<eaite..tiary.
N o. 721. 722, and 723. $50 each......$159 09
Tu sane, for crimmutcM.*!* in State Vi.
F Wykuff, aud feeding prisoner# ia
J tl. No. 124, $59—723, $25—72«,
• $(2 79.........................................
To sa * a, tor »ua.mvning granit ami
petit jury, at April term District
C»art. md. No. 737, $499—729, $35
729, $35-739, $25 -731, $25 -732,
$2*—733, $29—734, $20—735, $19
73«. $19—737, $19—738, $5__________
To same, mmittal costa in State «*.
Spencer Hawkhs», No. 739.............. 4 19
Tu »awe, criminal e-sta ia State vs. ■
Chartes Lyons, No. 740..................
Tu s.« me, for criminal coat» is State v*.
Arnold Smith, No. 741, $59-742,
$25—743. $25—744, Sit...............
To »atue. for criminal costs iu State va.
A J Vincent. N*. 743, $59—746, $29,
747. $20...747, $2l>...?48, $(#...74»,
$13 30 .................... . ..........
Tu !*3i?, tW sotmtvoMg ttiiBcoo be
fore I ho Grand Jary, April term. No.
TM............................................. 112
T** same, îor II daya attendance on
District Cut»! t, April term, 1815,
No. 75« .................... ......... ....... 54
To same, for 5 days attendance»
iu Pa nth Court, May, 1875,
No. 75'J ....... v ...........
To same, for eritninal costs in
Htate vs. A. Hays, and feeding
in jail 101 days. No. 753..... <16 60
To Mtme.'for f»N*diug A. Breaux,
lunatic, in jail, 103 days, No.
7tVi.........................
Ti> W.wtkly Echo, for printing
blank*, etc., No. 755,
756. 810—757,810—758, SI 1..
To satuc. for publishing procced
iugsof PolitNî Jury front March
2d to June 2d, 1875, No. 750,
$15—760,85—761, 85........ 25 0Ö
To L. Levcxiue, for salary Dis
trict Attorney pro tent., No.
762. 850—763, $25 -701. $25,
765, $20-766, $20 - 767, $20,
768. $15-760, $15 -770, $10. 200 00
To W. L. Hutchins, Pariah
Treasurer, No. 771............
To J. V. Moss, Clerk's salary,
No. 772, *15-778, $10- 774.
810-775, 87-776, $5--777, $8,
To ü*étnê Trahan, for pauper
Bertrand. No. 778.....LTT.
To Fini Avilie, for [muster Avtik ,
No. 776 ....................
To Mr». John Farris, for pauper,
No. 780. $20—781, $10.,.
25 00
61 20
51 00
25 00
60 OS
750
15 00
8000
To Simeon Vincent, for pauper
Leshaix, No, 782-----15 00
To Oaeil Savant, pauper, No.
783, $10—784, *10-785, $!»J, jjqoq
On œoMoti, Be it ordained, That tho
•■oad hand* ou tho east aide of the river
in tho vicinity of Lake Charles, bo <li*
tided as follows, to wit : All the hand*
on tho north side of t'.e public road
leading from Niv'e re.-ideuce a»twareUy
to the ertvssing of the Railroad levee,
thence »tong said levee in KyoalF*
f*ot»hv, tdudÇ b«. .subject tp work on « dd
rood, sud msÿ sodfhof Nil's road
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