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Official Journal of the Parish of Vermilion.
VOL. XXXV. ABBEVILLE, LOUISIANA, SATURDAY, JANUARY 14, 1893. NO. 31. TIE MERIDIONAL. ADVERTISING RATES: PI Cs. 1me. 2 mds 3 moe 6 mor 19mo One inch.. $ 3 00 $ 5 00 $7 (0 9 00 1200 TWo inches 550 800 100000 16 00 22 00 Threeins.. 750' 1000 100 22800 80 00 Fourins... 1000 1500 18 00 0 00 40 00 Fivein.... 1200 18 00 2500 3500 5000 Balfcolmn 25 00; 4000 50 00 65 004 8000 Uune c ,mn 40 00. 60 00 75 001100 00 150 00 Locha notice-=, per litee.............. $o 10 One insertion, per inch or less........ 1 00 Bach snbseguent insertion........... 75 Ieath and marriage notices, not exceed t.wg five lines, are published free. Obitu aries are charged at one-half rate of road lug notices. All kinds of Job Printing neatly and xcbeaply executed at this office. Strang ,.rs tmust send money with their order; to <avoid delay. Cards of a personal character will be ýcharged double rates. V. W. EDW\AIRDS, .bbelville, La. Will attend to all business in the line e. hia professiou in Vermilion or the adjoin ijg parishes. LASTIE BROUSSAI)D, Attorney at Law -AND Notary Public. Office at Abbe'ville, La.-Aug. 15, 9L1 Attorney at Law, Abbeville, Louisiana. OFFICE--'NEAR COURT HOUSE, Awuiust 8. 1891. W. B. WHITE. Attorney at Law, -AiD=- B OTARY PUBLIC. ABBEVILLE - - LA. Mi. T. GORUU , dJ., (D'I6mriet Attorney.) TTORNEY AT LAW, )ffice at Abbeville, Louisiana. L. L. BSURERSt ATTORNEY AT L4 iW. ABBEVILLE, LOUISIANA. Will practice in the United States Cnourte and also the different District -Courts of thqState. W. P. EDWARDS, Attorney at Law N.otary Public. Abbeville . Louisiana Ripans Tabules are of great value. Ripans Tabules : pleasant laxative. Ripans Tabules cure constipation. E. A. MAZEROLLE, PRACTICAL :luog, In alnd Oinamnill GRAINER PAPERHANGER Aliuevil!e, La. All work done in the neatest of Workmanship. Oct. 5, I y. 5 .!). III 1 1, FANCY CAKES AND FRESH BREAD ALWAYS ON HAND. Orders For Wedding Cakes Promptly Attended To I:PFresh Braed Delivered At Home. Police Jury Proceedings Abbeville, La., December 15, 1892 The Police Jury of Vermilio, Parish met this day pursuant to ad jonrnment. Present : . T. Brou sard, President, and N:ssrs. J. A Leblanc, Jules 'rhihodeaux. G. God chaux, M1. Sarver, Ernest Broussard and A. Laeour. Tie reading of the minutes of De cember 6th was dibpensed with. 'hi committee appointed to in. ves:igate the matter prvopsed by the She iff at the last meetIT'g of thi, body stated that They hatl not been able to inyvestittate said matter and askei for furt!rcr time, which was granted. On motion of Mr. E. Broussard. duly secondd, resolved that the road traced by jory of freeholder< on July 7, 1884, and record,', Sep tember 13. 1886t, b ald is hereby annulled, and that the followiri re port be substituted therefor and that the same be declared a public road, to wit : State of Louisiana, Parish of Vermilion. We A. H. Nunez, A, Theall, Eloi Guidry, Louis Dudoit, Charles N. Perry and Jean Baptiste Mitia do solemnly swear that we will lay out the road now directed to be laid out by the Police Jury ot the Parish of Vermil ion, to the greatest case and advantage of the inhabitants, and with as little prejudice to enclosures as may be without favor or affection, malice or hatred and to the best of our skill and abilities. So help us God. And fur thermore, that we will truly assess all damages to proprietors, caused by said road, to the best of our judgment- and ability. A. 11. Nune, Aurelien Theall. Eloi Guidry, W. L. I)Dudoit, Chas N. Perry, John B. Miia. Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 22d day of October, 1892. .F. O'Neill, Justice of the Peace. REPORT. We, the undersijgned jury of freehold ers, duly appointed by thm Police Jury of said parish to trace and lay out a public road leading from dividing line of A. 'Theall and Shadrack Porter run ning east and west above the line through the lands of the following pro prietors, to wit: Aurelien Theall and Elot Guidry seven acres; Mrs. Therozin Toups and Eloi Guidry three and a half acres, north and south; Eloi Guidry and Mrs. Therozin Toups seven acres east, and west; E. D. Parker and Mrs. Therozin 'Toups three and a half acres, north and sautu; Mrs Therozin Toups and J. B. Miia seven acres; Vilior Leblane and .1. B. Miia, 7 acres, east and west, Vi lior ;_eblanc and A. Nunez, seven acres north and south; A. Nunez and A. H. Nunez seven acres, east and west; C. N. Perry and A. H. Nunez seven acres. north and south; C. N. Perry and A. H. Nunez fourteen acres, east and west; Louis Dudoit and A. H. Nunez seven acres north and south; A. H. Nunez and Louis Dudoit seven acres east and west; Louis Dudoit and unknown seven acres east and west; Louis Dudoit and H. C. Harrington seven acres east and west; H. Harrington and scho 1 land 1 acre east and west; f. C. Harington and N. Perry two and a half acres east and west, having been notified of our ap pointment and of the time and place of meeting by the person first named in said order of appointment; and having severally taken sl ubsribed the forego ing oath, and having given notice to each and every one of the aforesaid pro prietors in writing, at least three ,days previous, of the time and place of meet ing anil of the intended laying out of said road through the lands of said pro prietors, which notices were duly served on said proprietors, did meet on the 24th day of October, 1892, at Aurelien Theall, the place d(esignaled in said notices, and did then and there, in pres ence of the following named of said proprietors, to wit: VIiior Leblanc, A. Theall, Eloi Gui dry, J. B. 3Iiia, N. Perry, C N. Perry, proceeded to trace and lay out said public road as follows : Beginning A. Theall's, in 7th ward, running west to Win. Harrington's pas ture gate in ttle ward and running thence through the lands of above named for the distance of three and a miles taking a strip of twenty feet wide off of the land of each one along their common boundary line, which bound ary was mutually agreed upon and shown us by said proprietors, and by them designated to us, by setting stakes and plowing lurrows, so as to be easily visible and recognizable, and thence through the lands as above designated to the termination |of said road, which is forty wide throughout its entire length, and was so traced and staked out as to be plainly visible throughout its entire course; and we have caused to be made a plat of said road showing the location and course of said road, and the location of the lands of the ditferent proprietors through which said road runs, and th, distance and quantity of said land expropriated from each owner for said road, which plzt is annexed to this our report of 1,:,i road for reference. And we further report that we, said jury of freeholders, did on our oaths aforesaid, assess the following damages to proprietors in compensation for their lands so taken and expropriated for said road as follows, to wit: Eloi (;uidmy, $ý.25; Mrs. Therozin Toups, $6.00, and to the other proprie tors no damages were assessed, as in our opinion the benefit of said road fully compensates the value of their land taken. Done at the Parish of Vermilion, this 24th day of October, 1892. A. H. Nunez, Aurelien Theall, Eloi Guidry, C. N. Perry, Winm. L. Dudoit J. B. Miia. Endorsement of Consent. We, the proprietors named in the written report, do herelby consent to the location and direction of the road as described in the written report, and ac comi)anying plat; and hereby agree to accept the amount of damages allowed us, by said jury of freeholders, as by the written report set forth in full compen sation of all damages by us sustained, by reason of the expropriation of our lands for the use of said road. Signed and dated this 24th day of Oc tober, 1892. H. C. Harrington, N. Perry, S' ad rack Porter, E. I). Parker, A. Nunez, Vileor Leblanc, Eloi Guidry, Win. L. Dudoit, J. B. Mila, Mrs. Theroziti Toups, Aurelien Theall, r6. H. Nunez, C. N. Perry. Witnesses : H. B. Wren, A. H. Nunez, E. A. C rbet, J. C. Lemaire. On motion of Mr. Godchaux, duly. seconded and adoptea, the following road report was accepted and declared a public road, provided W. H. Swain, will consent to the reduction of his damages allowed by the jury freehold ers making said damages $65 ln'stead of $75 as shown by said report, to wit: Srat.e of Louisiana, Parish of Vermilion. We, J. C. White. J. A. Broussard. L. Wiley. P. N. Brouss:rd W. J. Swain and Leonce Perret do solemnly swear that we will lay out the road now directed to be laid out by the Polie Jury of the Parish of Vermilion, to the greatest ease and advantage of the inhabitants, and with as little prejudice to enelosures as may be-without ravor or affection, malice or hatred and to the best of our skill and abilities. So help us God. And further more, that we wifll truly assess all damages to proprietors, caused by sai.l road, to the best of our judgment and ability. J. C. White, .. Alcide Broussard, W. J. Swain.Leonard R. Wiley, P. Numa Brous sard. Leonce Perret. Sul,scribed and sworn to before me, this 8tst day of October, 1892. J. Nelson Greene, Justice of the Peace. REPORT. We, the undersigned Juryof Freeholders of tAhe Parish of Vermilion, duly appointed by the Police Jury of said parish to trace anid lay out a public road leadin= from the NW. corner of the land of Gustave Leblanc along the line of the lands of the following proprieto s, to wit: Fraugois Jones, Gustave Leblanc, P. D. Dupuy. Leonce Perret, Elias Douglas. Arthur Leblanc, Gus Godchaux, Valery Leblane, Belizaire Tonps, Eli Wise, W. B. \Vhite, C. Landry, Minos Broussard. M. V. Laumpman, Jean Leblanc. W. H. Swaiu, W. J. Swain James Small, Porter tract owned by Wise. Thibodeaux and others, Ella Swain. Mrs. Johnson, Alex. Brous sard, A. F. Maxfield and school lot to the bIlacksmith shou of A. F. Maxfield having been notified of our apppintment and of the time and place of meeting by the per son first. named in said order of appoint muent; and having severally taken and 5,unbscribed the foregoing oath, and hav ing givetn notice to each and every one of I the aforesaid proprietors in writing, at least three days previous. of the time and place of meeting and of the intended lay ing our of said road through the lands of sai.l proprietors, which notices were duly served on said proprietors, did meet on the 31st day of October, 1892, at the resi dence of J. G. XWiley the place designated in said notices and did then and there, in l;resence of the following named of said proprietors, to wit: Leonc:ý l'erret, James Small and W. J. Swaiut proceed to trace and lay out said public rOad. as follows : Beginning at NWV corner of the lands of Gustave Letblanc and running in a south erly direction so as to intersect public at the blacksmith shop of A. F. Maxileld and rniing thence through the lands of the following persons for the distaince of about three miles miles. taking a strip of twouty feet wide wide off of the land of each one along their commonboundary line, which bounnary was mutually agreed upon and shown us by said propri etors, and by them desiguated to) us. by setting stakes and plowing furrows, so as to be easily visible and recognizable, and thence through the lands Francois Jones. Gustave Leblanc, P. D. l)upuy, Leonce Perret, Elias Douglas, Arthur l.etlane. Guis Godchaux. Valery Leblanc. Belizair.;, Toups, Eli Wise. W. B. White, C. Landry. Minos Broussard M. V. Lampmlan, Jean: Leblanc. W. H. twain. James Small, Por ter tract owned.by Solomon Wise. Thiho deaux and others Ella Swain. Mrs. John son, Alex. Broussard and A. F. Maxfield. to the termination of said road, which road is forty feet wide throughout its entire length, and was so traced and et sked out as to be plainly visible throughout its entire course; and we have caused to be made a plat of said road showing the loca tion and course of said road,and the loca tion of the lands of the different proprie tors through which said roads runs, and the distance and quantity of land expro priated from each owner for said road, which plat is-annexed to this our report of said road for referencei And we further rop',rt that we, said Jury of Freeholders, did on our oaths aforesaid, assess the following damages to proprietors in compensation for their land so taken and expropriated for said road as follows, to wit: James Small, $50; W. H. Swain, $75; Elias I)ouglas, $5; Belizaire Toups, $i0; Geo. K. Bradford, $5 and to the other proprietors no damages were assessed, as in our opinion the benefit of said road fully compensates the value of their land taken. Done at the Parish of Vermilion, this 31st day of October, 1892. W. J. Swain, J. Aleide Broassard, P. Numa Broussard, Letnce Perrew, Leonard II. Wiley, J. C. White. ENDORSEMENT OF CONSENT. We, the proprietors named in the written report, do hereby consent to the location and direction of the road as des cribed in the written report, and Jaccom panying plat; and hereby agree to accept the :amnopt of damages allowed us, by said Jury of Freeholders. as by the writ ten report set forth, in full compensation of all damages by us sustained, by reason of the expropriation of our lands for the use of said road. Signed anddatedthis 31st day of Octo ber, 18P2. James Small, W. H. Swain, A. F. Max. field, W. J. Swain. Alex. Broussard, M. C. Broussard, Solomon Wise, P. D. Dupuy, Euphemion Leblanc, Arthuni Leblanc, Las tie Broussard, C. Landry, Eli Wise, L. Perret, Gustave Leblanc, Eli Douglas. M. V. Lamnpman, Valery Leblanc,, Board of School Directors, (per L. O. Broussard, Secretary.) W. B. White, J. B. Leblanc, G. Godchaux. I acceept the amount of damages as re duced by the Police Jury. W. H. SWAIN. Fhe following act of donation was presented and on motion duly sec onded and adopted the laud was ac-i cepted, to wit : .4tate of Louisiana, Parish of Vermilion. " Be it known by teseo presents that we the undersigned land owners believing that it will be to our ad vantage and improve our public road, we do by these presents donate, make over and transfer all of eouri righrs, titles. Ac., to the Pari.h of Vermilion for the purpose'of drain ing and otherwise benefitting our public road, the following de.cribed lands, to wit : . A strip or space ten feet wide along our western boundary lines adjoining the public rdad as laid out and now a part of your records, leading from the town of Perry to Grand MIrnais, or so far as your Dlon. committee may deem needlul. Done. read and signed this 9th day of November, 1892. (Signed) A. Guidry. J. W. James, Pr. Thlos. Henderson, S. Delause, J. E. Gooch, J. Joseph Delaune, Pete Clement. Witnesses : Oliver Stansbury, J. L. Stansbury. The following gentlemen were ap uointed a committee to make a de mand on the Town Council aoting for the Town of Abbeville, for the amonut due by said towe" to the bridge fund of this parish for the keeping of the bridge across -the bayou at Abbeville, and also to as certain whether said Council intends to carry out the agreement of their predecessors rela-tive to said mutter, to wit : G. Godchaux and Martin S.arver. On motion of Mr. Sarver, duly seconded, the clerk of this body is herby instructed to publish a list of the old warrants now drawn with notice that if same are not called for within thirty days after said publi cation then said warrants are to be cancelled. Adopted. The Polie Jury then went into secret session on bid?, and after ex. tmining all bids made the following awards, to wit : 'For" koepine bridge at Perry, to F.I O'Neit, for $215.00.t For keeping bridge at Abbeville, to Eloi Broussard. $150).00. Janitor of Courthouse, G. Bernard Lebtlne, $119.00. For Constahle of Police Jnry, to II. B. Lyons, $70 00. Said parties to perform all services required of tl;emt by the Police Jury during the ,czar 1893. Trhe bids for keeping the ferries a,,ted at Smiley's and Campbell's ere rejected. Said bids being in ,ces+s of what the Police -Jury ought was reason,able. Therefore hit for keeping said .lerries will, be, received at the January meeting of this body, provided that said bide pýe:; ..a ' ., .ý :_ ·_._. .1,. ý " '.. _x shall not exceed for ferry at Smiley'4 $180.00 per annum, at Campbell', $175i01) per annum. her E. Montagne, appeared before 'W Police Jury and made a partial re port as oyster inspector, which .roe port waK accepted. The following c!aimq were then allowed to the Police Jurors for ser. vices to date, inclusive : Ward 1--J. Alcie Leblane $ 89 fO. Ward 2-Jules Thibodeaux 86 Sit Ward 3- G. Godehaux 28 01$ Ward 4-J. T. Broussard 34 8wr Ward 5-Martin Sarver 40 11 Ward f-Ernest Broussard 83 5S Ward 7-Amnbroiee Lacour. 28 es On motion duly seconded, 1h1 Police Jury then adjourned toy the next regular meeting. J. r, BROUSSARD. Presidcrt, J. N. WILLIAMS, Clerk. It Should Be in Every House. J. B. Wilson 371 Clay St., Shuar burg, Pa,, says he will not be without Dr. King". New Discovery f,,r eoa sumption," o,,ughs and colds, thai cured his .wife who was threatenest with Pneumonia after an attacktt .la: Grippe," bhan FinjoUa other reasedie and seves a; phys(8ans had done her no good. Robert B.trher, of' Cooke snort. Pa., claims Dr. King's -.Na.m Discovery has done him mhoregood than anything he ever used -for lun. trouble. Nothing like it. Freeo arii bottles atYoung & Edwards Druggi.i Large bottles, 50e. and 1.00. "No mother worthy the name eve.y ` regretted the time she gave to her imotherhood duties,' rdeclareOlit ''Throne Miller in the Ja6uary' CHILDHOOD. "I do not advie tthie/ ; in our day and with ou ats, mother should dw everytbhit ig er 1a child. She needs. and moust have help, but that help should awsays b ' an assistant not to take 4altlge of the baby, but to wait spea ant.. serve the mother in her work 'o:fit. training the child," Mothetr are tow-'i, apt to forget that a nuras' is torl a hired snbstitute; one to act It place of the natural guardian onla when she it truly unable td' perfors ,,. thA own duties. Land officee at New Orleans, December 1,189:: Notice is hereby given that 'the lowing-named settler has filed nt : his intention to make final prooftn sup,:. port of his claim, and that a.id pred ; will be made before the Cleti o Dibs trict Court at Abbeville on 1en.dat January 16, 1893, viz: J. But. Arville Suir, who made Hd. Entry No. 7717, . for the Wj of SE*, Sec. 33, Tp. 12, S. 2 East. He names the following witnesses to prove his continuas residence upotn and cultivation of,'said land, viz : Emile Lemaite, Jr., Azael Marceau.:, Evariste Gaspard, Cleodomire Mar* ceaux, all of Vermilion Parish, la.I= CHAS. C. PAL.R.Y, Register. Dec. 10, '92. The old whaling hark Progre.s. which has reached Chieago, where she and her ontft wiflconstitute oat of the attractious of the world's fair, has oniething of a history. Shebha Iaade 47 trips around Cape HoL without losingeo much as a repeyar*, sand 40 times she crosard the A roe. ocean in quest of whales. In .186": she sailed from New Bedford for the Arctic, and during her cruise il.r 1871 came the terrible gale that scattered the fleets of all natinn'ia - those waters. Of all the New Bed ford fleet the Progress alone aorviv, ed, and she catme home with 800 seamen, ,even captain:, five .womnfl and three eaildren, saved fromt the' nanny Wrecks. ;. She is still a good - whaling ship. . , 1 Prestonr's Hed Arl is a certatain and speedv cure for headache. -Itri".' guaranteed to cure a'lv kind of head. ache. It will do it in 1t5 pinotes, jand it wou't cure anylhinug elite. at