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terres à vendre, attention. lMcssrs. F. Armant & Cie., 71) Rue du Canmp, Nlle-Orléaus sont prêts à publier grafis sur leur pa-ii phlet, concernant les VTrdoymrnes Paroisses de la Louisiane, l'offre en vente de toutes terres et proprié tés conformément à la description qui sera donnée à E. Montagne à Abbeville, seul agent de Messrs. F. Armant & Cie pour la paroisse Vermillon. Aucune vente n'étant effectuée les proppriétaires n'auraient rien à payer pour frais de publication, mais dans le cas contraire ils paie ront une commission raisonnable convenne d'avance par contrat. Pour plus de détail adressez vous directemçnt à M. Ernest Montagne seurlagent pour la paroisse Ver mnillon de la maison F. Armant & Cie., Bureau dës Terres et d'Ira migi-ation. E. MONTAGNÎ'E, Abbeville, Vermillon. 21 juillet '77. AVIS Conceiran la Boucherie d'.ilbbeville. Le eonssigné informe ses clients qu'il va redoubler d'efforts pour leur fournir de la viande de pre inière qualité durant l'automne et l'hiver prochaine; mais qu'étant obligé d'acheter tous ses animaux au comptant, il se trouve dans la dure nécesrsité de ne plus pouvoir aeeorder aucun crédit à qui que ce soit. SQ(HIIELIAS BOURQUE. 29 sept. 1877. y.~ i6. 1~2NG.9 SV O C AT. \n\n OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE PA11SII OF VERMIILION AND TOWVN OF ABBE.ILLE. YOL. XX. ABBEVILLE, LOUISIANA, SATUIRDAY, JANUARIY 12, 1r8,. NO, 29. To the Public. I would respectfully inform my friends and customers and the peo ple in general, that I have just se lected with the greaest care, a: general assortment of Fall and Winter Goods, which I am now offering at the lowest cash price. My stock comprises a large va riety of Domestic Dry Goods, Fancy Goods, Find English, French and American Casi meres, Ladies D)hes Goods, Cloaks, Shawls, Notions of all descriptions, Calicos, Blest American Brand, Cotton, Bleached and Brown, Alpacas of all shades, Flannels, Opera. Plain & Colored Checked. L'idi s are ,!r. c;plt- ',!y solici ted to call and examine my stock and no trouble will be saved to show all articles which they desire to 'examine, to price or purchase. Clothiigs of all descriptions 'Gentlemen's Shirt, Underwear, and all kinds of IPurnishing Ladies. Goods, Misses, Men and Boys Boots & Shoes. Hardware, the latest improve ments in utensils. Saddlery, Crockery Tinware, A fine stock of flesh family gro ceries. Tobacco, chewing & smoking. regars, pipes, &c. Sole agent for the celebrated W.El,) SENIVNG MACHINE. Vte simnples;. cheapest and most durable of the kind. pMy stock is now entirely .:.N,, and complete, and every one rich and poor, white and colored are welcome to enter and see for them- 1 slves. Believing that it would be great .' to the interest of this parish to establish a Real Estate Agency in the towa of Abbeville. I have assumed the position, and inform all' those who have lands, planta tious or town lots for sale, or t those who ,desire to purchase the same, to call at my store where I shall always be ready td give full particulars and make agreements. Having now communications with different parties in the United S:ates who are desirous to locate in this country there are chances to effect sales or purchases at early t date and on satisfactory terms. .espectfully. A. D. MARTIN. , Wood's Household Mlarazine SAND THE CHROMO Yo SE 1TE. IIXHAVING control of the mag nifcent Oil Chromno, Yo SEMITE we are able to offer a combina, tion of literary and artistic work of genuine worth, and at prices unprecedented. This fine copy of a piee of Nature's grandest work, is not presented in the usual limited style,-its dimensions, 14XC8. making a picture of very desirable size, in itself AN ORNAMENT TO THE ROOM graced by its presence. Ratfew copies of this beautiful Chromo will be allowed to go to the retail stores, and those will be sold at their Actual Retail Price, $0.00, while, if ordered in connection with ou. M:Igaziine, both will be Itrnished for $1 50. As a Premium the picture may be ob teined by sending us" two subscriptions for the Magezine at $1.00 each, or by obsmeribing for toe Masazine two years in advance, atone dollar per annum. SAddress, WOOD' HOUSErHOLD MAGAZINE. Newburgh. N. Y. ý. E. SHUTES, Publisher. sep- 73 "TaE PEOPLE'S LEDGER" is an old established and reliable week ly paper, published every Saturday and is very popular throughout the N. E. and Middle States. SAddress, TIlaWRxas K Cu , Publishe.r, No: 12 School St., Boston Mass, School B0oard Proceedings. Abbeville, Nov. 10th 1877. F A special meeting of the Board was convened this day pursuant to a call made by the president. Present : Jas. N. Williams, president, Ben Faulk, P. R. King, Danl. Paul, John Lenoire and Isaac Wise; absent, P J .Touton, Archie Young and J Abshire. The minutes of last meeting were adopted as published. On motion a colored school was established in 4th ward, near the residence of Mr. Lazarrc Brous sard. Mr. M. C. Broussard, par ish treasurer being present, it was agreed that all school lands situal ted in this parish be leased, and that the president and secretary of the board together with the par ish treasurer be authorized to lease said lands upon such terms as they ;imay deem proper. On motion, resolved tht the resirdent,and secretary of this Ioard together with the parish treasurer be authorized to estimate the amount of rents due this board by parties who are residing and have heretofore occupied sc(hool lands, and hand over the above es timates to the school board attor ney for collection. Be'it further resolved that the school board attorney be author ized to collect the rents as above estimated and if necessary to in stitute legal pm:occedings. On imotion resolved that the school board attorney he allowed ten per cent on all collections made by him1 in suits or otherwise. On motion resolved that the location of the school established in the Gth wuand at Mr. P. J. Mou ton be changed to the residence of Mr. Gustave Lannents. On motion rcrolvecd that Mrs. Martha Nixon be employed to teach, the school established at, Cheniere aux Tigre, provided she can obtain a sufficient number of pupils according to law. On motion Mr. G. Labanve was ermployed to teach the first ward school provided he can obtain a . sufficient number of pupils. On motion the president and j secretary of this board was author- E ized to. issue a warrant in favor of 3 Mr. M. C. Broussurd, treasurer of I the school funds, for three per cent a on all amounts paid out by him. On motion Mr. G. Labauve was authorized to teach the French c language during one hour each day. On motion, Mrs. E. At Scar borough, assistant in Abbevilie grammar school, was suspended at the expiration of the present scho lastic month for want of funds. On motion, Mr. Alex Broussard z was allowed five dollars out of the contingent fund for transporting and keeping school furniture. On motion the sum of one dollar I was allowed Mr. Isaac Wise out a of the contingent fund for stamps. c On ,motion, resolved that the a salary of the secretary of this a board be raised to one hundred t dollars per annum dating from Anu.' 11th., 1877. Ohn motion the meeting adjourn ed. JAs. N. WILLIAMS. I President. IsAAc WrIE, Sec'ty. Notice. Concerning the Butrheery at ./beville The undersigned informs his customers that he will spare no efforts to furnish meat of the first quality during the coming fall and winter ; but being compelled to pay his cattle cash, he can no longer afford to credit any one for qaarket meat. OPHETIAS ROURQITE. september 29th. 1877. OR W. W, VAN PELT, ECLECTIC PHYSIIL.IN. ABBEVILLF, LA. Treats all forms of Diseases, eithdr acute or chronic, according i to the principles of- SPECIFIC MEDIATrlON. All female diseases .uccessfnlly treated. Lcucorrhoea. Fluor-albas or Whites a Specialty. June 2,'77 Police Jury. t State of Louisiana, Parish of Verumilion.) On this day, Monday, the first of Octo Sb:r ejahteeo hundred and seventy-seven, the police jury of said parish met in regu lar session at the Courthouse. On the roll being called, the following ' members answ'red to their tnames, viz : IHoward lioflpauir, esq. president. 1 district absent. 2 do vacancy. 3 • Sololton Wise. 4 lo al,sbut 6 do Nathan Perry. 7 do vacancy. The minutes of the last meeting were real and adopted. Art. 1 Resolved that the president of the police jury be. a.!d he is hereby an-, thjorised to cancel the bonda furnighedl by John C. White as late parish Treasurer. The finance committee submitted the follQwing reporr which after being read was adopted and ordered to be sprcad on the minutes. Al,beville, Oct. 1st 1877. To the bon. president and memhers of. the police jlry of the parish of Vermilion. ' Your fi'nanue unfhmrit!ee met on the 22 , lay ,, Aunst eighteen hundred an(i seventy-sqvein, nd1 fulrnished the attor ,eys enmployed by the parish, with papers and other evidences to assijt them in mn-; kiing up their account inl the suits : parishi of Vermilion vs John A. B ockshier, e als. etc. No parties having appe4eied to make affidavit of lost tax receipts authorised by a resolution of the poltee jury at theti nmeeting on the 15:h of August eighteen h e dred and seventy-oeveo. The committee recommend the police I jiury to rescind said resolution as a dan geons precedent. This committee further report that Jos. S. Na..ez has failed up to this time to, make settlement, altho' solicited to do sO h tqueatly. GEO. M. ELDRIDGE, (Chairman. A. G. MAXWELl, Secretary. Attest :-A. LAcoUI, clk P. J. Whereas. a contract bas been made and entered into between the parish of vermi lion and F. R. King. esq., to perform cer ,ain protessional servico as therein stipu lated ; And whereas, there are no funds in the parish treasury at this time to pay the said t king ; Now, therefore, in order to make pro- - vision for the amount due said king. a per asid contract, and to secure the pay mient of the same, and to carry out said t contract ; Art. 2 Be it resolved that the sum of four hunred dollars he and is hereby ap- i. propriated to enable the parish to comply Ii with its contract with said king ; said d amount to he paid out of any funds col lectel this year, that may be fund avail- P able for the purpose at the end of the c year ; and if on the expiration-of the year | it be ascertained that there rerains in the parish treasury no funds which can be applied to the payinent qi said amount. r h, n atnd in th.,t case, ond mill or so nmuch r Ihereof as may be necessary is hereby le vied on the amount of taxable property | of this parish as per descriptin rolls of ( 1877, to he Collected next year anti ap- | plied towards the payment of said amoun., due to said king. 83 Art 3 Resolved that resolution Nb 6 adopted August 15th eighteen hundrtti aud-seventy-sever, be and the same is hereby repealed. Art 4 Resolved that the clerk of the district court be and he is hereby autho rieed to enter satisfaction of judgsment, for the principal and interest only. im the case of the State vs Joseph Rozidr for selli.ng spirituous liquor to minors, Art 5 Resolved that Nathan Perry, B. Faulk and Jos. T. Guidry be. and they are hereby appointed a committee to meet the Bridge committee of the Abbeville corporation, for the purpose of making, an examination of the Abbeville Bridge. and report to this body on the 20th inst., on the feasibility of repairing said bridge; to report also whether it is advisable to levy a tax to repair the same, or to con vert it into a toll bridge, that in case said committee decide to mlake a toll bridge, thten the following rates of toll shall be levied and pad,. viz., footman. 5 cents ; man and horse, 10 cents ; Buggy and one horse, 15 cents ; Buggy and two horses 20 cents ; empty waggcn, 25 cents; and loaded waggon, 35 cents. Art 6 Resolved that A. 0. Maxwell be and he is hereby appointed to keep a public ferry on the bayou vermilion, op. posite Abbeville in accordance with his written propojition sublmitted to this body ; and that he be allowed a salary at the rate of forty dollars per month ; he shall also be entitled to charge the follow ing rates of toll to non-residents, viz : ltotman, five cents ; man and horse, ten cents; vehicle, twenty-five cents. He is further authorised to charge each resident the above rate of toll between sunset and sunrise. Art 7 Resolved further, that thq said A. G. Maxwell shll furnish boud with. good secntity in the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars, conditioned acceordilrg to law; as a gnarrantee.of his fulfillment of his contract as terryman aforesaid. Art 8 Resolved thai t e parish tax col lector be and be is hereby authorised to' suspend until the firsts of December eight een hundred and seventy-seven, the col lection of the pariah taxes due by the fol lowing named persons for the years there-; in mentioned, viz : M. C. Broussard, fori the year eiht,eeu hundred and seventy- two ; Jules Broussard, for the years eigh-` teen hundred and seventy-two and seven ty-three; Ohdon Prejean, for the years eighteen hundred and seventy-two and sevent'-four; Emile Duhon, for the year eighteen hundred and seventy-three and Aurelien D1hon, sr., for the year eighteen tundred and seventy-five. The jury took a recess until two o'clock :p. m. The jury re-assembled ; all t4he isame members were present Art 9 Resolved that for 'the delinquent parish taxes payable in warrants, due .previous to the year eighteen hundred and seventy-five, the tax-collector shall be , and he is hereby authorised to receive it payment, warrants issuedt in either of the years eighteet hundred and seventy-two, three, tour and five ; that for the parish taxes of eighteen hundred and seventy ,fiv6 payable int warrants, be shall receive in payment thereof, warrants issued in eighteen hundred and seventy-s., and for taxes dute in eightteen hundred and Eseventy-six payable i, warrants, he shall receive warrants issued in eighteen hun d'ed and seventy-seven. Art 10 Resolved tiat the amount of fines imposed by the district court at its last September session, in criminal prose cntions, shall be collected in currency. and the amount when collected, shall he placed to the crelit of the contingent fund. Art 11 R-solved that the special tax of four mills al:d-that of two mills for jail pu)rposes levied on the rolls' of eighteen buaodred and seventy-two, shall be, and is hereby appropriated to pay for keeping hbe public ferry established opposite Ab beville. Art 12 Resolved that the road over goers in whose districts the bridges have , on carried away or partly destroyed utnuntg 'the last storm by the flood, be re quired to have the same repaired or re placed ; that to effect that end. they are S!powered to call out all the men snlject t , road duty to work on the same withoun delay. 'I'Teosime nebert was appointed road overseer for the 13th road district vice u. 'a. Bartels exempted as juryman; E. W. wuff was appointed overseer for the 1st district vice Alex. Broussard who was excused for just reasons. Art 13 Resolved that the matter in dis pute with W. M. uanohett in relation to the public road passiong through his land, be referred to the finance committee. Art 14 Resolve4 that the parish tax collector be notifled to make a full and complete settlement immediately with the parish treasurer up to the first day of Oc tober, eighteen hundred and seventy seven. Art 15 Resolved that Solomon Wise be and he is hereby authorised to purchase the following books. viz: One blank as sessment Roll for parish taxes; one blank warrant book and one record book for the clerk of the district court, and to present his detail account for the samne to this body. "THE LOST CAt.SE*,"-A mag nificent picture 14.x18 inches ih size represents a confederate sold ier after the war returning to his home, which he finds lonely and desolate. In front of the ruined cottage are two graves with rude crosses, on one of which some friendly hand has hung a garland. To the right the calm river and rising mioon indicate peace and rest. The stars, seen through the trees, represent the Southern Cross. It is a picture that'will touch every Southern heart, and should find a place in every South ern home. One copy sent by mail mounted on a roller and post-paid on receipt of 25 cents, or threefor sixty cents. Address A CREGAR & Co. No. 168 Market Street, Chattanooga, Tenn. Agents want ed every where to sell our cheap and popular pictures, stationery packages etc. $2.to $10. per day easily made. No money required until the pictures are sold. Send stamp for catalogue and terms. U FOR SALE. A FINE RESIDENCE IN THE TOWN OF ABBEVILLE. The following described proper ty is offered for sale : Lot No. 1 of Boet's portion in the town of Abbeville, measuring 74 feet 9 inches front on Bayou Vermilion, [with the depth to Rue des Beaux Arts, say 75 feet 7 inches. Part of Lot No. 2,-measuring 50 feet 5 inches in front on Rue des Beaux Arts, by.255 feet, more or less, as to width and debth. Also all the buildings and improvements situ ated thereon, consisting of a large DWELLING HOUSE having 4 large rooms and a pantry, also a Kitchen and one large Building formerly used as a blacksmith shop. Said property is free from all encumbrasces. For Terms and Conditions, ap ply to F. Feray, at this office, or on the premises. $5 to $20 per day at home. Terms free. AddreesG. Stinson & Co., Portland, Maine. Official Directory. District Judge. ERASTE MOUTON. .District Attorney. J. A. CHARGOIS. Clerk of District Court, LASTIE BROUSSAPD. Representative. ADRIEN NUNEZ. Parish Judge. WILLIAM KIBBE. Pariish Attorney. W. A. WHITE. Sheriff. G. B. SHAw. Recorder. LEO ; IERRET. Tax-Collector. J. S. NtTEZ. Police Jury. HOWARD IIOFFPAUIR President, S. WISE, D. 0. BROUSSARID. F. D. LELEU, N. PERRY. Town Council. LEONCE IERRET, Mayor. LASTIE BROUSSARD, J. ABADIE, W. WISE, J. BOYANCE, GEo. E.JJYONS. Constable. Justices of the Peace, 3d. Ward: F. B. PATTEN, W. A. WHITE. Dep'ty, U. S. Surveyors (. FJ.RAY. STATE of Louisiana - Parish Court-Parish of Vecmilion-No. 526. Succession of Paulin Fq itelieu. Application of W. F. Schwing. Whereas said applicant has filed in the office of the clerk of said Court, a petition praying to appointed administrator of the aforesaid succession: Now, therefore, notice is here by given to all whom it may con cern, or those interested therein, to make opposition, and also to give their reasons, if any they have, why said pgtitioner's prayer should not be granted by filing the same in writing in the office of the clerk of Court within ten days from the date of the present notice. Given under my official signature at oftice, in the town of Abbe ville, this 25th day of August A. D. 1877. LASTIE BROUS°ARD, Clerk. Wm. TO.UT rN, Attorney at Law, Abbeville, ........... Louisiana. To the Editors of the Slate of Louisiana. The Louisiana Bureau of Immi gration is receiving many letters of inquiry from various sources calling 'for information for farm t ers, mechanics laborers, business men, and capitalists, who desire to settle in this State, or invest 1 capital here. Our bureau has issued two discriptive circulars, with maps for the bencfit of such inquired. We have sent off many circulars, and copies of Louisiana As It Is, and written answers in response to letters of inquiry. Our bureau has opened books to receive descriptions of lands, for sale, propositions to lease lands, or to have lands, worked on shares--any proposition that may enlighlen the imigrant who wants to come to Louisiana. We will record all such descrip tions of lands and propositions in our books, which will be open to strangers and persons wishing to purchase, and these descriptions will furnish the bureau with an additional fund of valuable infor mation for future circulars, and to be used in our letters in reply to inquiries. As our board has no funds and no income expect the small amount furnished by merchants and others in New Orleans who subscribe to assist us in our labors, we respect fully beg the editors of the State to published this notice, for a few weeks or months, without charge to the board, for the benefit of immigration and the State. WM. BOgEL, President. Office Louisiana Bureau of Immi gration, No. 8 Commercial Place New Orleans, La., Oct. 6, 1817. The Confederate Soldier's Return, or the Lost Cause. The Confederate soldier's re turn, or the LOST CAUSEr-A mug nificent picture, beautiful in design and artistic in execution. It rep resents a Confederate soldier after the war returning to his home, which he finds ruined by shot and shell, looking lonely and desolate. In front of the ruined cottage, telling a sad tale of the miseries of war, are two graves with rude crosses, on one of which some friendly hand has hung a garland. The graves are overhung by a weeping willow, in the shadow of which stands the returned soldier with bowed head, as if thinking of the past. To the right .the calm river and rising moon indicate peace and rest. The stars seen through trees represent the South ern Cross, draped over the graves, an emblem of the Confederate flag as well as a harbinger of brighter days to come. The flood of glorious moonlight streaming thrungF the trees and reflecting on the peaceful river adds to the sentiment and beauty of the scene and its surroundings. No description of this gem of art will do it justice-it must he seen. It is a picture that will touch every southern heart and should find a place in every southern home. It is 14x18 inches,in size, on heavy plate paper. One copy will be sent by mail, in a pasteboard roller to any address, post-paid, on re ceipt of 25 cent three copies for 60 cent or six for $1,in ~currency or postage stamps. Agents want ed everywhere, to sell this and a variety of other popular cheap pictures. No money required until they are sold. No trouble to sell item. Send stamp forourcatalogue and terms. Address, A. GR(noAR & Co. Pub. lisbers. 168 Market St., Chattanooga, Tnn.