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9 T ., A . , )-· MORNIG, APRI 4, 189 NMB3 LUME XXXI. LAFAYETTE, LOUISIANA, SATURDAY MORNING, APRI 4, 1896UMBER. LUME XXXI. L A,..m --*** asincz8sefrector! W. a. vooiwmi. Attorney-mt-Law. Lavayui'gm. L nrrseeA iJRAnLLoi, Attorney-fIt-Law 3paeiasbLr.ah~auasm. Vfres.daundInES F n and th 5upuauad ldsral CiOr 8 - aad Nw ((Muss L ara uup Lmsaa~p. SGFitWUE LL, to y-'at- a RIOAI 1UXILL. L~uiarrn. SAMLw a plat" bi ýamsuhm% oLamt ad3adpfr w· . D. CAFFERY. Attorneyat-aw. - NOTARY IPUBlIC, jttarrr'R L Oce as YL~dao t SL H3 U. C. SALLES. DENTL$T a aOmcea ascu *u 3.I· F. E. WIRAR) - lthrees *f Ne 1I~. Las. )la mad ý sat Zl~aunt aBnkBl iag.r 01 Hn. mm U. 4. L ak vf3= La. . J. L. WJHAIF. ". a.ac pnacrtilar attetiona. ýsusfuatof diseuase d ofira. mrgan. Medical mhiulsions comYibsd al treatment allordinga cure inc oinpiY' .efrst and second period if thcn fý sa eamacut mad relief in the thur period eta and checaic diseases lsgenecal a peald CARMEL CONVENT. "ae of .4aeadea ludsdru te Prima oad hoguege. made med au rinds d IbSdl TIMurE Summin. ML 4auaud CmI.I -C. YOURO, rb anb ,obftnO st TUa OAT. WEEK 03 30116. 4000 wrenrf~r~o . llltm~aralll ONraisad lsaw Lft> saa La tanos anb Organs ý l 10 D WAI*RI . &E. VON HOPE. ?.O0. Add s.. USJ.1 FRED~ ?%O1OVIf rpenter and Contradxu noIn BIT m fsse wr beuM Ill deliver b0 oosip co s wl r 60 Orleans ? Sre~wotun a$zodaon. 4 Keg and Bottle Beer. tAYET'r BRAINCJL iaREN3 flQNNE '. AgM. e the BostI hti e anb leabs. Idss Bros. i& Co. ellcain Paint Company, V CsrmUS..l5l ORLWII LA W. C. MORRELL. anos anb Organst ettfn s 'I ; , MCsO.ll BWO16 ak .BWN6 LQ bb.Si, brb JOHN VANDER URIFT, P~air Cutting,. Hair D.iessing.: O. Shav po-ng, 0 s ha v g.. Js • ALFRED A. ONNET, a. 4IAYETTz. .* * . OUISIANA Mne.sea mýersdet...... c Furniture, Picture Frames, Wall Cabiaeea . reacU, ScroU Werk, per Store Fixtures. Old Furniture renewed aan repa.ed 'nice. moderat. P .______ ..---- - of of SYe Wet Oqod .". ele lob - nt 0n0 ie The Ad ertiser ti ALFRED HEBERT, Oeneral Peed Store, L7 LAAYETTEn . LtISIANAI, F as m hand ·a full supply al tines . isel atL as following prices: No. a Seed Oam I$egper sack. m at $e.o per Sack; Wheat Bran at $t per sack Also Salt, Barbed Wire, Hay. all ze THELAFAYETTE Pa Blacksmith and Wheelright CA .....amUSHOP . ........NEAR BANK BUILDIN G. c a- SI SE.W. Philips, . r cbttect, cont tractor anb Sutiber, NEW IBERIA, LA. ock Bex ao* I J. NICKERSON, Emigration and Rea! H tate ;rAGEN* 5 Tas . everal thousand '. of mPf Lands for alere. °irr to b ca Bharer, ina large or all sesitq t" suit all partles. OFFICE AT STIGG GamIG , SLafayette; e.a L. NOLLIVE, W atcb. ak.., , 3Peweles, nab uptician. All Work our e " ' Atrican People eandwill Onl' the Best. 14 ceielarge and bcveasing circala Stio of . TH T~DE-1) I If - are not new a smberiber eeder the paper at aonce. Great. events are happenig dAily, aMl you owe it to youre f to Keep Posted. Dely sad Sunday ........ 412.0 a year Saf.weekly, issued Tues days sad Fridays .. zLo a year ua aly ............... . a year -et copies nfurni d fee. THE TIMES- DEMOCRAT, MW ORLXUANSe LA. city Cosscl Proceewam . cati Satiipecial Meeting. Ied Lafayette. March 25. 1896 co. IMembers present T.. M. Biossat Judge the O.. . Mouton. B. Falk. Lef Doucet J. O. LeBlanc, and Jos. Duiot . The Mayi stated this meeting was; ex held for The purpose of receiving aud as promulgatin the returns of the special h election held agch 23rd 1896 to levy 'a of aeeial tax fo iter works an8i electric to bts. Sta -he Mayor than presented to thl coun- of clI the oath cf the commissioners of. Vo e tion thdlt of those who voted at s electiqt and the certified Ust of pro- I petty tax avyers entitled to vote at said .ta election under the election laws of the the State with tasessed valuation of and sai property by the tax asssesor and registrar; t,, of voters of Lafayette PI'arish.The returns of said eleiton by the supervisors of electiog for Lafayette Parish and the re- pi turn of said e tion by the Clerk of the district ou , of said Parish. exoflicio lo .eturnlno s ce of said tfon. -Moved b' EoC. Moutomlnd 'd4a. as- pry conded that the above documents per- en raining to said election be preserved in i"o the archives of the Council and the same . ca be copied in full in the ordinance book. vo Unanimously Carried. a Moved by O. C. Mouton, seconded by' 50 Ducote. that returns of said election be published for 10 days in the Lafayette Gazette and lafayette Advertiser 2 of newspaper published in the town of "' Lafayette. Yeas T. M. Biossot 0. C Mouton B. er Falk Joe Ducote Leo Doucet and J. O. er LeBlanc. h Naystnone, a The ;Mayor was then instruted to A make his proclamation declaring the re-'bt suilt of said election in the Lafayette Ga- ios zette and Lafayette Advertiser two news pi papaes publised to this town. tc l11 original to be preserved in the are of the Council and copied in fit ordillce book. Comn led statement of the total votes 11 cast at the special election held at the an court house in the town of Lafayette. to; determine the question of levying a spe cial tax of five mills on all property sub . jet to taxation within said town for a SI term of ten years, beginning Jan. first. A. D. 1896, to procure, construct and operate a waterworks and electric light system in paid town, under article two hundred and nine of the constitution of, the State of Louisiana. and act number f one hundred and twenty-six of eighteen d hundred and eighty-two of the General ' Assembly of said State,to be voted on by the property taxpayers of said mdnicipal- t itv entitled to vote under the election. laws of said State. on Monday March twenty-third. A. D., eighteen hundred I It and nine-six, as per proclamation of His I Honor, A. J. Mss. mayor of said town 1 and due notice thereof by the Supervi sors of election in and for Lafayette parish by publication according to law.! and after.9 days oCeial publication of the petition and ordinance ordering the election in the manner provided by law, for judicial advertisements. Total number of property taxpayers of the town of Lafayette, la., entitled to vote under the election laws of the State, as per certificate of the assessor of Lafa yette pariah and registrar of voters. dated March. 21st. 1806, One hundred and ninety-two. Total assessed valuation of property Staxpayers of the town of Lafayette. as now constituted, entitled to vote under tho election laws of the State as per cer tificate of assessor and registrar of voters in and for Lafayette to parish. dated 1 March slat. 1896, one hundred and sev enty-six thousand, eight hundred and sixt s x q01100 dollars. $176866.50 Total number of votes cast for said special tax, one hundred and thirty. 180 Total ngtier of votes cast against said Total asont of assessed valuation of r pr opertsed to property taxpayers entitle t i wotenader the general election laws of t State as per said certMilcte of Assessor and Registrar, who voted for said special tax, one hundred and fifty thousand,ano two hundred and ten 501100 n Against 00.0 This is to certsfy that the above and and foregoinlg is a true and correct com ' pilation of the votes aad valuation of pvaoertyU p t d to each vote, as cast at aid speea lectms. Sworn to and subscribpd before me, this 14th. day of Web. .80N I 4 A. L. Dvn. H. C. WALLS. ( 5er. BI~*Acaain, D'y.'Cleak of D. A. OocHRANxl., Court 8upervisors of Ele ion for Latfyette.ps, The secretsry was instrulited to notif the oontractors of result of said electio* B. CLEa. A. J. )oE, : et'* sec r... ." " "yd Prtds Mmtaon. By virtue of the powers ip me vested by law, and in acc.rdance tb .resolu tion of the City Council of twee tl of Lafayette. of date )arch b l 8. IOnm do hereby proclaim that the total votes cast IHouse in the town of Lafayette. to dh termipe the qJiestioP of levying a special tax of five mills On all property subject Sto taxation within said town for a term fqten years, begnniDng Jan. first, A. D. ...ghten hundred and nety-six, to pro" t.re. construct ad dprate a Water ,_Wors -ad Bleetrio Light system in said town. under Articid two hundred and nine of the Conritution of the State of --et sar, and c uaber one hondre and twenty-six of ragtee hundred a eights-two of thg Genersl Assembly of sait State. to be% ited on by the proper t v tax payers of said municapalitv enti tiled to vote ender the election laws of said State. on Monday March. twenty I third. A. D. eighteen hundred and ninety six. as per proclamation of the Mayor of said town and due notice thereof by the ISupervisor of election its and for Lafa frtte parish by publication according to law ,.d after twenty days official publi cation of the petition sod ordinance or i5Aing the election in the manner provi 4ed by law for jutioial advertisements. easulted. according to the returns of the commissioners of said election. and of the supervisors of election in and for La fayette parish and that of the Clerk of the District Court in and for said parish ex-odicio returning officer of said town. as follows. to wit : Total number of property tax payers of the town of Lafayette, La., entitled to vote under the election laws of the S tate. as per certificate of Assessor of of Lafayette parish and Registrator of voters, dated Mch. 21st. 1896. 192. Total assessed valuation of property taxpayers of the town of Lafayette, as now constituted, entitled to vote under the election laws of the State. as per said certiticate of Assessor and Regis trar of voters : $17686i 50 Total number of votes cast for said special tax. 130. Total number of votes cast against said special tax, 0. .total amount of assessed valuation of property assessed to property tax payers entitled to vote under the general elect ion laws of the State. as per said certifi cate said Assessor and Registrar, who voted for said special tax. one hundred and fifty thousand two hundred and ten 501 100 dollars. $150,21).50 Against: None. 0.00 The vote cast at said election in favor eof said special tax of five mills.for a term of ten years. beginning Jan. 1st. 1996i, being a majority of the property taxpay ers entitled to vot, thereat under the gen eral election laws )f the State. in num ber and in value, voting at said election, and of sail town. I, A. J. WMoss. mavor of said town, bhe hereby proclaim and promulgate, that - said special tax, for said term and for said purposes, has been voted for according to law. In testimony whereof, witness my of Sficial signature, at Lafayette parish of Lafayette, La., this twenty fifth day of a March. Anneo Domini. Eignteen hundred and nicety-six A..1. .OtSS. Mayor of Lafayette Notice of Election. Lafayette La.. March 20, 1896. Notice is hereby given that an election will be hehi throughout the parish of La fayette at the polling places hereinafter designattd and established by law, on t:uenday. the 21st day of April. 1896. (it being the Tuesday next following the thirdMonday of said month. being the day fixed by the constitution and laws of ofthe State). from six o'cock in the morning until seven o'clock in the after noon. for the purpose of electine the offi cers hereinafter mentioned and for ta king the vote of the qualified electors of this State on the proposed amendments to the constitution of this State. which have be. adopted by. a two-thirds vote of all the members elected to each house of the general assembly ot this State,at its regu lar session of 1896. and which have been published as required by law; the officers to be elected being as follows: ] One senator from the 11th Senatorial district, composed of the parishes of St. Martin, Iberia and Lafayette. for the term of four years. One representative from the parish of Lafayette for the term of four years. A governor, a lieutenant-governor, a secretary of state, an attorney-general, a state treasurer, an auditor of public ac counts and a superintendent o: public education, for a term of four years. One judge and one district attorney from the 17th Judicial district, composed I of the parishes of Vermillion and Lafa I yette. for the term of four years. One justice of the peace, one constable I and one police juror from the first ward of said parish, for a term of four years. f One justice of the peace. one constable and one policel uror from the second I ward of said pa. ish. for a term of four f yebrs. Two justices of the peace, two consta V bles and one police juror from the third D ward of said parish. for the term of four C 0 years. ( Two justices of the peace. two consta t bles and one police juror from the fourth ward of baid parish, for the term of four 'years. t One justice of the peace. one constable and one °police juror from the fifth ward * of said parish, for a term of four years. Two justices of the peace, two cons tables and one police juror from the sixth ward of said parish, for a term of four jears. i OtMiustice of the peace. one constable S'apd one police juror from the seventh eabrk of said pulI ,Wor the term 'f four O. qJustfle of t 'wI , sae constable and oae police J .i'i tom the eighth wardfsdpih . rn of fourid i L tm O T. polllngplases at wiMo said elec tion shall be held, sad as now fixed by law. are: Poll I ward 6. at Hervillien Simonsux,s Poll 2 ward 1, at Scott( Jules Guidry 1hail). Poll 8. ward 2, at Ford Hoffpauir's. ist Poll 4, ward 8, at School-house. Poll 5, ward 6, at Careucro (Guilbeau l Hall). ct Poll 6,. ward 3, at court-hbuse. Poll 7. ward 4. at Royvill (It. Theall's D warehouse). Poll o, ward 7, Anse Pilette school Shouse. Poll 9, ward 5. Broussard (Farmer's Ad Alliance Hall). of Poll 10, ward 8, Mouton Switch. of A. L. DYER. aed HERVILLIEN BLANCRARD, od D. A. CocERANE. of Supervisors of Election for Lafayette. et Wanted. the To exchange or swap my 4 year old fa- Jessey Bull for a Hfoletelo, short Horn to or Ayrisbioe Bull. T. . WIR. bli- T. V- iVaut. .... THE... FIRST NATIONAL BANK Of Lafayette, Louisiana . Capital stock $50.000, Cuow GtRARD, President. S. I. PARKERSON, Cashier. J. G. PARIKERSOs, Vioe President. F. V. Mo'rTOY, Asst. Cashier. DIRECTORS : CRnow GIRARD, S. . Wnr)TTeorN,. P. B. Ror, C. C. Brown, A. J. Moss. J. G. PRgnaeoa ALCIDE JUDICR, F. DMANWADE. N. P. Moss. Sit up Straight . Just as easy to sit up straight on a bicycle as on a horse. Bi cycle must be built right,though -have easily adjustable handle bar and many sises to fit you. That means your buying a Bicycle, 100 Haven't said a word about quality ? No need. Everybody knows the Columbia is the best bicycle made. Have lower priced machines too-Hartfords Art atalgue ree I t ye a Moss Bros. & Co. J. VIGNEAUX, Feed and Livery Stable _b t'lnbertakin E1FNs f sbment, North Main St., Opposite Court House. LArgryr, * ......., Lotn.t An elegant Hlearse and a fine selection of Coflns to select from. A. os A. s.ILE MOUTOa MOSS & MOUTON, tAt Wholesale ' Lum A 4-and Retail Office and Yard near Railroad Depot, Lafayette, La. Cypres and Pine lumber, rough or dressed, Shingles, Doors, Blinds, Mouldings, Etc. Wagon* and Cisterns, Agricultural Implements, S SCRIEN DOORS AND EXTENSION SCREEN WINDOWS. Orders led for any station on the Southern Pacific Railroad and brsahebiC F. DEflANADE, Choice Family Groceries, r Including Flour. le A full line of China and Queensware on hand... Fine Liqunor for family use a speciSlta' , Cigars anb tobacco. c. LAFAYETTE • . . . LOUISIAnA LEON PLONSKY, an ... *CalCtr n.,, . General Merchandise . Laayette - -* Louisiana. Keeps constantly on hand afuli Line of Ladies fine dress Goods. Ge Gents furnishing good a Specialty, also Boys and Youth Suits for all ages. Also the famous Tennent Stribling Shoes for Ladies and Misses at prices to suit the most fasti; old dious. Our Gents Mackintask's in all style and priews or surpassed.