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terres à vendre, attention. Messrs. F. Armant & Cie., 70 Rue du Camp, Nlle-Orléans sont prêts à publier gratis'sur leur pam phlHt, concernant les Verdoyantes Paroissés de la Louisiane, l'offre en vente de toutes terres et proprié tés conformément à la description qui sera donnée à E. Montagne à AbbevilIe. 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 ine commission raisonnable convenne d'avance par contrat. Pour plus de détail adressez vous directement à M. Erinest Montagne seul agent pour la paroisse Ver millon de la maison F. Armant & Cie., Bureau des Terres et d'In migration. E. MONTAGNE, Abbevillo, Vermillon. 21 juillet '77. Fe a, sU(6. A YV C'A T. .AbbcviIil, Louisiane, \n\n OFFICIAL JOURNAL O THE PARISH OF VERMILION AND TOWN OF ABBEVILLE. 1oL,. XX. ABBEVILLE, LOUISIANA, SATURDAY, FEBR UARY 9, I87.* NO, 83. To the Pfblie. I would respectfully inform my friends and customers and the peo ple in general, that l 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, Fine English, French a'nd Americah Casimere'g, Ladis Dress Goods, Cloaks, Shawls, Notions of all descriptions, Calicos, Best American Brand, Cotton, Bleached and Brown, Alpacas of all shades, Flannels, Opera, Plain '&Colored Checked. Ladies are respectfully solicited to call andexamine my stock and no trouble will be saved to show all articles which they desire to 'examind, to price or purchase. Clothfi gs df all descriptlons Gentlefmen's Shirt, Underwvear, and all kinds of Furnishing Ladies, Goods, Misses, Men and Boys Boots & Shoes. Hardware, -the latest improve nents in itensils. Saddlery, Crockery Tinware, A fine stock of fresh family gro ceries. Tobacco, chewing & smnoking, segars, pises, &c. Sole agent for the celebrated WEED SE WING MACfINE. the simplest. cheapest and most 'durable of the kind. My stock is now entirely 'New ad eompete, aed every one rich and poor, white and colored are welcome o enter and see for tlhem selves. Believirg that it *ould be great ly to the interest of this parish to `establish a Real Estate Agency in the town of Abbeville. I have assumed the position, and inform all those who have lands, plunta tions or town lots for sale, or those who desire to purchase the same, to call at my store where I shall always be ready to give full particulars and make agreements. Having now communications with different parties in the United SMates who are desirous to locate in this country there are chances to effect sales or purchases at early date and on satisfactory terms. Respectfully, A. A. MARTIN. Weod's household Matzhie AND THE CHROMO TO #1M1Y' HAVIN control of the mag llificent Oil Chromo, Yo SnMItE we are able to offer a combina, lion of Iftcrary and artistic work of genuine worth, and $t prices tmprecedented. Thih aee copy of a piece of Nature's Urandest work, is not presented in the musut limited style,-its dimensions, 14X08. making a picture ofrery desirable size, in itself AN ORNAMENT TO THE ROOM graced by its presence. Buttew copies of this beautiful Chromo will be allowed to go to the retail stores, and those will be sold at their Actual Retail Price, $6.0W; while, if ordered in connection with om Magazine, both WiilI furnished for As a ?remium the picture may be ob ained by sending us two subscriptiolns for the iagazine at $1.00 each, or by subscribing for tbe Magazine two years in advance atone dolinr per annum. Address, WOOD'S HOUSEHOLD MAGAZINE. Newburgh. N. Y. S. E. SauTEs, Publisher. sep-'73 DR, W, W.,VAN 'PELT RCLECTIC PHYSICIAN. ABBEVILLE, LA. Treats all forms of Diseases, either acute or chronic, according to the priaciples of SPECIFIC MEDICATION. All female diseases successfully treated. Luecorrhea. Fluor-albus or Whites a SpeMialty. June 2,'11 School Board Proceedings. Janunry 5, 1878. The Board met this day at its regular meeting. Present : J. N. Williams, president, J. Ahshire, 8. Faulk, John Lenore, Daniel Paul, Isaac 1Vise and P. R. King. Absent : P. 1. Mouton anrd Archie Young. The minutes of last 'mceting were read and adopted. On motion the school kept by Mr. Geo. . Summers was dis continued. On motio I the school kept by Mr. J. A. Meagher was discon tinned. On mnotion resolved that the salaries of all the teachers outside of the town. of Abbeville be re duced to thirty-five dollars per month. The resignation of P. I. Mouton as a member of the board having been presented, on motion the same was accepted. On motion, Messrs. R. Picketf, E. W. Huff and Austin Lee were appojpited a committee to investi gate the charges brought to this board against 'G. J. Young and report, to this body at its next meeting. On motion resolved that the visiting trustees at Campbell's settlement be autmorized to remove all tieir school furniture to the school kept Mr. L. S. Rice. On motion the tmeeting adjourn ed. J. N. WILLIAMS, President. ISAAc WISE, Secretary. Police Jury. On Mbnday, the 7th day of January 1878, A. :., the Police Jury met in regular session as the courthouse in Abbeville. Were present : Messrs. Brous sard, Perry and Wise. Absent : Messrs. Leleu and Hoffpauir. On motion of Mr. Wise. N. Perry, Esq., was elected president pro tem. Art. 4 adopted December 3d 1877, was amended by adding "two Registers or, Record books and Index for successions for use of the clerk's office"; with this amendment the minutes of last meetin.; were read arid adopted. Mr. Wise in accordance with the provisions of Art. 2 adopted Decenmber 3d 1877, i-eported that the repairs, &e., made to the Ab beville Bridge were paid in full, and at his request. his mechanic's lien on said bridge was cancelled and annulled. Art. I. Resolved that the par ish tax Collector be notilled to make a settlement of his collec tions writh the Finance Committee on the 20th day of January inst.. to the 31st day of December 1877. Art. 2. Resolved that the par ish Treaburer be also notified and required to make a similar settle ment with said committee on or before the 1st proximo. Geo. M. Eldrigde, Esq., tender ed his resignation as a member of the Finance Committee, which be ing accepted, John C. White, Esq., was elected in his place. Whereas; the financial affairs of the parish of Vermilion are in an embarrassed condition, and the parish is unable to phiy its out standing indebtedness, under the rate of taxation as no* fixed by law. Art. 3. Be it Rcsolhed, that the General Assembly of Ibe State of Louisiana, be requested to pass an act authorizing the Police Jury of Vermilidn parish to fund said indebtedness, amounting approxi mately to ($8000 00) and issue interest bearing bonds therefor, payable in one, two and three years; and authorizing the levy of a special tax to meet the payment of said bonds and interest. Art. 3. Resolved that the Clerk of this body transmit copies of the above resolution to our Senator and Representative in the General Assembly. The Police Jury proceeded to 4 elect the officers of this body to serve during the present year endl resulted as follows: Nathan Perry, president. [ Ambroise Lacour, clerk. H. B. Lyons, constable. M. C. Broussard, Treasurer. Their salaries were fixed at the same rate as last year. Art. 4. Resolved That the bal ance remaining out of the tax col lector's and assessor's fund, after deducting $400 00, be and the same is~hereby transferred to the Police Jury fund, and appropria ted to meet the payment of claims against said Pplice Jury fund. The following claims were al lowed and ordered to be paid out of their respective funds : Police Jury fund 1877. G M Eldridge $ g 60 Solomon Wise 8 00 Nathan Perry 14 00 Ambroise Lacour 100 00 D 0 Broussard 6 40 M C Broussard 100 00 H B Lyons 25 00 Contingent fund 1877 J G 'Brookshier 2 50 Soldrnon Wise 58 00 Criminal prosedction fund 1874. S Wise, admr suc D Wells 2 50 Same fund 1877. G B Shaw ,276 00 CC buson shiff St Landry 46 00 Parish & Dist Atty fund 1877. W A White salary to December 31st 1877. 29 I6 For satisfactory reasons, Onec sime Broussard, jr. was relieved of the payment of his parish taxes for the year 1874, on $140 as errono ously assessed. On motion of Mr. Wise, the TJury adjourned to meet on the 1st Monday 'f February next. N. PERRY, President. A. LACOUR, Clerk. iSaturday October 20th 1877. The Police Jury met this day at the Courthouse pursuant to ad journwent. Were present:-Hloward Hoff par ir, president, S. Wise, D. O. Broussard and Nathan Perry. On motion of S. Wise, Lastie Broussard was appointed clerk pro tem of this body for the pres eit meeting. The minutes of the last meeting being read, were ordered to be corrected, so as to place the amt. of $15 allowed Isaac Wise, paya ble on the district attorney fund of 1877, instead of that fund for 1876; and with said correction, the said minutes were on motion adopted. Mr. S. Wise, a meimber of the Finance committee, stated to the jury that the committee had been unable to complete their report, to be presented at this meeting, owing to the severe illness of some members of the committee; where upoti further time was granted. I On motion of Mr. Perry, Resolved that the clerk of the po lice jury, immediately inform and notify the several road overiseers of the parish, of the limits and boundaries of their respective road districts. Resolved furtheir, that said road overseers, be also notified and or dered to call upon and notify all persons subject to, road duty, with out delay, to work on the bridges, in their respective road district, which are in need of repairs. A communication from Mr. A. G. Maxwell, asking to be relieved of his contract for the keeping of the ferry across the Bayou Ver milion at Albeville, after the ex piration of his first itmoith, was read and request acceded to by this body. 3 On motion of Mr. Wise, Resolved that a toll ferry be es taiblished at Abbeville, until the bridge across the bayou be com pletely repaired. 4 Resolved furtrer, that the prb sident be and he is hereby empowi-I ered and instructed to give. the'1 necessary advertisements and no tice of the letting of said ferry to', the highest bidder, in the mtanjier prescribed by law. 5 Resolved further, that the keeper of said ferry, shall enter into a contract with the president of this body, and shall further more, be required to furnish bond with solvent surety in the sum of. one hundred add fifty dollars for; the faithful perfdi-manve of bii , duty under his said contract ; said bond to be taken before the Re corder of said parish, and record. e ed in his office, after . being duly accepted and approved by the pre sident of the police jury. 6 Resolved further, that the r followiinn ratP of toll are hereby e establihei its wit': e For rackh iotmnan, 5 ets ; for each man na-rl horse, 10 cts ; for each buggy and horse, 15 cts; for each buggy with tivo horses 20 cts for each empty waggon with two t horses, or for each ox cart with two oxen, 25 cts; for each loaded 3 waggon with two horses, or for each ox cart with tWo oxen, 35. .7 On motion of Mr. Wise, Resolved. that the president be and be is hereby authorized and empowered to contract for and in behalf of the parish of Vermilion, with any person or persons, for the repairs of the bridge at Abbe ville, on such terms and conditions as the bridge committee may re commend and agree upon. 8 On motion of the same mem ber,.resolved hbat the tax collec. tor be and he is hereby instructed to delay the collection of the amount claimed of Vesaire Boar que, for parish tax of 1874, until the 15th December, 1877. , 9 The following claims were allowved on the several funds for the purpose Crim. Pros. fand 1875. G. Pullen, trans. to . Wise $3 70 Election fund 1876. Clet Leblanc f .5 00 Physician fund 1877. W. D. White ..5 00 Police Jury fund 1877. S. Wise, member of Polfce> and finance com. to date 82 00 D. 0. Broussard member . Police Jury to date 16 00 Howard BoffpIauir do 5 00 M. C. Brousssard P. T. 100 00 Crim. Pros. fund 1877. S. Wise 4. 00 C. Sonnier trs to S. Wise 5 00 . Pullen do do 1 23 R. G. Russell do 1 121 E. G. Ewing Dy-Sheriff 2 00 T. Guidry, do 31 65 ' The Jury then adjourned. to jonday the 3d day of Decemiber 1877. HOWARD HOFFPAUJR. President. LASTiE BROUSSARD, 'Ck. pro tem. "Tns Lds' CAU:, "-A, mag nificent picture 14x18 inches in size represents a confederate sold ier after the war retur'ning to his home, which he finds lQonely and desolate. In front of the ruined cottage are two graves With rude crosses, on one- of which sofihe friendly hatid has hung a garland. To the right the calm river and rising moon indicate peace- and rest. The stars, seen through the trees, represent the Southern Cross. It is a pihture 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. CBEGAR & Co. No. 168 Market Street, Chattanooga, Tenn. Agents want ed every where to sell our cheap and popnlgr pictures, stationery packages etc. $2 to $10 per day easily made. No money required until the pictures are sold. Send stamp ror catalogue and terims. CO NSUIJ1PTION CORED. An old physician Mbired from active practice, having liaia placed in his hands by an East Indian missionary the formula of a simple vegetable remedy for the speedy and permanent onre of Cons, p tion, Bronchitis, Catarrh, Asthma, and all Throat and Long afeetiuns, also a posi tive and radical cure forGeneral Debility and all nervous complaints, after having thoroughly tested its wonderful curative powers in thousauds of cases, feels it his duty to make it known to his suffering fello*s. The recipe will be sent free of charge, to all who desire it, with full di reotions for preparing and successfully using. Address with stamp naming this paper, Dr. J. 0. STowS, 44. North Ninth Street, Philadelphia, Pa.-Nov. ly. Wm. M1OUTr N, Attorney at Law, Abbeville,.......... Louisiana. Offipial Directory. District Judge. E BASTE MOUTON. District Attorney. J. A. CHARGOOS. Crerk of District Court, LASTIE BROUSSATIX. Representative. ADIU N NUNEZ. Parish Judge. WILLIAM KIBBE. Parish Attorney. W. A. WHITE. Sheriff. G. B. SHAW. Recorder. LEo FERRET. Tax-Collector. J. S. NUPEZ. Police Jury. HOWARD HOFFPAUIR President, S. WIsm, D. 0. BROUSSARD. F. D. LELEU, N. PERRY. Town Council. LEONCI FERRET, Mayor. LASTIE BROUSSARD, J.. A BADIE, S. WISE, J. BoYACEz, GEO. E. LYoNs, C'onstable. Justices of the Peace, 3d.'Ward : F. B. PATTEN, W. A. WIITE. Dep'ty. U. S. Surveyors F. FIRAY, STATE of; Louisiana - Parish Court-Parish of Vermilion-No. 526. Succession of Paulin Foutelieu. Application of W.- F. Schwing. . Whereas .said applicant has filed in the oAice 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, tp make opposition, and also to give their reasons, if any they have, why said petitioner'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 office, in the town of Abbe ville, this 25th day of August A. D. 1877. LASIm BROUSARD, Clerk. Notice. Succession of Elijah Ewing. All persons indebted to the above Succession will please come forward and settle the same, those having claims against said succes sion will present them duly au thenticated. EMELINE EWINO. Natural Tutrix. Oct. 20th 1877. $5 to $20 per day at home. Terms free. AddressG. Stictson & Co., Portland, :,wine. To the Editors of the State 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 s to settle iq this State, or invest i capital here. Our bureau has issued two discriptive circulars, with maps for the benefit of such inquired. We have sent off many circulars, and copies of Louisiana ./Is 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 enlighten the immigrant who wants to come to Louisiana. We will record all such descrip tions of lahds 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 Nei* Orleans, La., Oct. 6, 1817. The Confederate Soldier's Return, or the Lost Cause. The Confederate soldier's re tu r the Lossr CAUSE-A mag. ni t 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 thruugh the trees and reflecting on the peaceful river adds to the sentiment and beauty of the scene arid its surroundings. No description of this gem of art wilI pit justice-it must be seen. It is picture that will touchevery 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 popuiag cheap pictures. No money required until they are sold. No trouble to sell them. Send stamp for our catalogue and terms. Address, A. GREoAn & Co. Pub lishers. 168 Market St., Chattanooga, Tnn.