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Lafaete, La., February s, agoo.-The - Poles ry metthis day in regular session with the following members present: R. C. Landry, C. C. Brown, Ben Avant, Alonso Lacy. Alfred Hebert, J. E. Primeaux, Jao. Wbittiagton and M. Billeaud, Jr. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved. Mr. Primeaux reported the dafgerous codition of the bridge at Olidon Broussard apd the establishment of a ferry there until te bridge could be repaired or rebluilt. The following committee was appointed to oefaer with the Vermilion authorities and report upon. measures necessary in the prem ises: J. E. Primeaux, Prosper Broussard, Aureien Primeaux and J. E. Kee. Wua, Campbell appeared representing iloi Broqusard and submitted propositions to estiallsh a 1erry at the old Darmas Brous serd bridge. Mr. Broussardc proposed fir.t to build and mainatain a ferry at his own ex pease provided the parish gave him license to charge toll or in the alternative the parish to build a public ferry and same be operated -by Mr. Broussard free of charge. No a. tie taken. The following report of jury of free-hold m appointed to trace and lay out a road in the 5th ward was read and by motion duly made and adopted, the same declared a public highway sand the sum of $85.oo ap pr!opriated and set aside to meet the damages therein assessed: STATE OF LOUISIANA, PARISH OF LAFAYETTE. We, A. L. Broussard, Onezime Laugli naus, Ambroise Broussard, A. I). Girouard, J. H. Bernard and Albert Landry, do solemnly swear that I will lay out the road now directed to be laid out by the Police Inry of the parish of Lafayette, to the great est ease and advantage of the inhabitants, and With as little prejudice to enclosures as may be-without favor or raffection, malie or hatred, and to best of my skill and abili ties. So help me God. And furthermore, that I will truly assess all damages to pro prietors, caused by said road, to the best of my judgment and ability. Alphonse L. Broussard, Onezime Langlinais. Ambroise Broussard, A. D. Girouard, J. H. Bernard, Alberd Landry. Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 2oth day of January, z9oo. ED G. VOORHIEs. Clerk of Court. REPORT. We, the undersigned Jary of Freeholders .of the parish of Lafayette, duly appointed by the Police Jury of said parish, to trace ann lay oat a public road leading from the western limit of Rosemond Landry estate and Joseph Caruthers running east to the public at the corner of Mrs. Baptiste Mala gaire and J. G. St. Julien through the lands of the following proprietors, to-wit: Rose mond Landry estate, Joseph Caruthers, R. C. Landry, Mrs. Edmond Landry, Albert Landry. Marie Peronelle Langlinais wife of Homer Landry, Mrs. Alida Bernard wife of Aurelien Olivier, and the said Aurelien Oli vier, Mrs. Widow Charles D. Landry, J. A. Roy, Henri Bernard, J. G. St. Julien; to the public road leading from Broussardville to Lafayette having been notified of our appointment and of the time and place of meeting by the person first named in said order of appointment; and having severally taken and subscribed the foregoing oath. and having given notice to each and every one of the aforesaid proprietors in writing. at least three days previous of the time and place of meeting and of the intended laying out of said road through the lands of said proprietors, which notices were duly served on said proprietors, did meet on the 2oth day of January, Igoo, at Mrs. Homer Lan dry, the place designated in said notices, and did then and there, in presence of the following named of said proprietors, to-wit: Mrs. Widow Charles D. Landry and Mis. Homer Landry proceed to trace and lay out said public road as follows: Beginning at the western limit of the estate of Rosemond Landry and Joseph Caruthers and running Sthence through the lands of the aforenamed proprietors for the distance of three miles taking a strip of fifteen feet wide off of the land of each one along their common bound ary line, which boundary was mutualy agreed upon by setting stakes and plowing furrows, so as to be easily visible and re cognizable, and thence through the lands of Rosentond Landry estate, Joseph Caruthers, R. C. Landry, Mrs. Widow Edmond Lan dry, Albert Landry, Mrs. Homer Landry, Aarelien Olivier and Alida Bernard wife of Aurelien Olivier, Mrs. Widow Charles D. Landry, J. A. Roy, Heinri Bernard, Gustave St. Julien and up to the corner of the land of Mrs. B. Malagarie to the public road leading from Broussardville to Lafayette, the termination of said road, which road is thirty feet wide throughout its length, and was so traced and staked out as to be plainly visible throughout its entire course; and we have cause to be made a plat of said road showing the location and course of said road, and the location of the lands of the different proprietors thrqugh which said road runs, and the distance and quantity of land expeopriated from each owner for said road, which plat is annexed to this our re port of said road for reference. And we further report that we, said jury of treeholders, did on our oaths aforesaid, assess the following damages to proprietors in compensation for their lan-I so taken and expropriated for said road as follows, to-wit: To Marie Peronelle Langlinais, wife of Homer Landry, seventy-five dollars ($75) to estate of Rosemond Landry, ten-dollars ($:o) and to the other proprietors no dam ages were assessed for the reason that they have donated said public road, as will be fully shown by act of donation hereto an nexed and made a part hereof. Done at the parish of Lafayette, this 2oth day of Jan uary 19oo. Alphonse L. Broussard, One zime Langlinais, Ambroise Broussard, J. H. Bernard, Albert Landry, A. D. Girouard. Witnesses:-Ed G. Voorhies..Luc' Langli nais. ENDORSEMENT OF CONSENT. I. one of the proprietors named in the written report, do hereby consent to the location. sisd direction of the roadas des eribed in the written report, and accompany ing plat; and hereby agree to accept the amount of damages allowed me, by said Jury of Freeholders, as by the written re port set forth in full compensation of sill damages by me sustained, by reason of the expropriation of my land for the use of said road. Signed and dated this 2oth day of JaY ry, Igoo. Marie Peronelle Langli 7.as, Homer Landry to authorize his wife. Witnesses:--Gi. Mouton, Ludovic Billeaud. STATE OF LOUISIANA, PARISH OF LAFAYETTE. Know all men, by these presents that we, the undersigned. do hereby give, donate transfer and deliver with full guarantee of title unto the parish of Lafayette, Louisiana. herein represented by R. C. Landry presi dent of the Police Jury, here present accept ing same donation for said Parish, the strip of land of fifteen feet wide off of the land of each one along our common boundary lines, and thirty feet wide wherever said public road passes through our respective lands, all in accordance to the plot hereto annexed and made a part of this act, and as located by the jury of freeholders of the parish of Lafayette duly appointed by the Police Jury to trace and layoes a public road leading from the western limit of the estate of R. Landry up to the public road at a point near Mrs. B. Malagarie. Which said road has been duly traced and designated oy setting stakes, on this January 2o. igoo. Said act of donation to form part of the act of expropriation and of the laying out of said public road. Said strips of land this day donated to the parish of afette, La., to be used as a public road. Done Snd possed this soth day of January, zgoo, in presence of the undersigned -competent witnesses. Albert Landry, R. C. Landry, .A. Olivier, Marguerite Bernard, A. Olivier o authorize mny wife, A. 0, St. Julien, Mrs. V~lalrmesP. ,L~adry,7Henryr Dertard 00. Malsgarle, agent br J. A." Roy, Louisa Comeau. Wit'se.-AIbert Landry, One sime Langlinals. STATE OF LOUISINA, PARISH Or LAPAYETTE. I Before me, the undersigned authority, on this 19th day of January, 1goo, personally came and appeared before me, Albert Lan dry, one of the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing act,who being duly sworn deposes and says that said act was signed in his pre sence and in the presence of Ogezime Lan glinsais the other subscribing witaess thereto, by R. C. Landry, A. Olivier, Marguerite Bernard, J. G. St. Julien, Mrs. Chas. D. Landry, Henry Bernard, Geo. Malagarle, agent for J. A. Roy, and Louisa Comaeau, on the day and date mentioned therein and that the words -twenty and forty" erased and "fifteen and thirty" substituted before signing. ALBvRT LANDRY. Sworn to subscribed before me this 29th day of January, sgoo. ED G. Voonumis. Clerk of Court. A change of the public road in the 2d ward adjoining the properties of Hineas Trahan, Hiliare Hebert, Euclid Bourg and Philebert C. Hebert, was approved and or dered recorded. The sum of $1S was allowed Capt. Robt. Gillen for work on Olidon Broussard's bridge. The secretary was directed to notify the Camberland Telephone Company to repair the public road near Royville or same will be done at company's expense. S. Bernard was reappointed bridge keeper at Pin Hook. The following was adopted: Resolved, That the tax collector is hereby notified to proceed at once with the collec tion of all licenses due the parish, together with all penalties and accrued interest. Upon failure of immediate payment the collector shall, promptly close all delin quent establishments and business concerns of whatever nature, and proceed as he is more fully directed and authorized in the license ordinance adopted for the year 1900goo. Mrs. E. Fabre's estate was refunded the sum of $9.60 overtax. The sum of $12.50 each was allowed the following indigents: Mrs. S. Tiahan, LuL cien Judice, Emerenthe Bonia. Oscar Babiueaux was refunded $5, ac count stock sold. A petition signed by a number of saloon keepers praying for a reduction of license from $200 to $1oo was read and refused. The treasurer submitted the following re ports: To the President and Members of Police Jury Lafayette parish, La.:-Following is a statement of receipts and disbursments of the special road tax funds since my last report. DR. To bal. on hand last report.......$5o 34 cR. By app'd orders...... ..............$37 79 By bal. on hand..............$.12 55 As follows by wards To bal. on hand 5th ward...........$ 5 94 To bal. on hand 6th ward.......... 1 32 To bal. on hand 7th ward.......... 4 34 To bal. on hand 8th ward.......... 95 Total..........$12 55 Respectfully submitted, J. E. MARTIN, Parish Treasurer. Lafayette, Feb. I, 1900goo. To the President and Members, of Police Jury Lafayette Parish, La.:-Following is a statement of receipts and disbursements of the parish tunds since my last report. DR. To bal. on hand last report...... $ 248 46 To amount from Tax coll'r, taxes collected, Dec.. 6743 49 Read tax fund, zd ward........ 16 40 Tax coll'r, taxes coll'd Jan. 19o0 4000 Total receipts....$Soo1007 37 CR. By tive per cent com. tax coli'r. . $ 587 17 Bj amount paid for- Industrial school................. .3000 Bank of Lafayette............... 500 App'd orders.................. 5419 34 Jurors certificate .............. 20 30 Witness certificate. ............ 1i Total disbursements...... $ 9536 8S By bal. on. hand $1469,54" Respectfully submitted, J. E. MARTIN, Parish Treasurer. Lafayette, Feb. I, agoo. The following accounts were laid over: Amede LeBlanc, guard ........... $ 8 25 Mi. .LeBlanc, guard ............... 16 50 Dr. B. Guilbeaux, vaccination.... 9 25 J. D. Breaux, guard .... ..............30 00 A. Trahan, guard .......... .......... 30 00oo Dr. J. I'. Francez, professional ser vices .................. ............ 335 00 Dr. T. W. Courtney, professional services ........... . ................. 60 oo The following accounts were approved: Gustave Judice, coroners juror...... $ 2 20 I). Judice, coroners juror......... 2 20 A. D)oucet, coroners juror............ 2 20 E. Patin, coroners juror ........... ...2 20 A. Hirsch, coroners juror............. 2 6o L. Reynolds, granite blocks etc.. 20 00oo T. Fitzwilliams & Co., book.......... 9 00oo J. E. Primeaux, running ferry--- 53 65 J. E. Primeaux, work on bridge 35 07 C. & J. Hebert, work on bridge.. 4 50 A. Comeaux, work on bridge......... 3 00oo 1. Trahan, hauling lumber ............ 4 25 0. Duhon, repairing bridge........... 3 oo Lafayette l)rug Co., vaccine points 20 oo A. Gladu, coroners inquest.......... to oo Ben Avant, lumber.......... ........ . 5 40 Ben Avant. stove for school ........ 7 1o D. A. Cochrane, health officer 2o oo E. McDaniel, nursing patients 42 50 Eva LeBlanc, nursing patients 8 oo M. Normand, nursing patients 8 oo Valsin Landry, nursing patients 37 oo Wm, Green, removing patients 5 50 Jno. Vigneaux, livery hire.......... to oo M. Billeaud, Jr., special tax... 73 oo L. Arceneaux, special tax............33 22 O. H. Breaux, road work........... 230 05 Grastr Bros. repair jail . ............ to 05 R. U. Bernard, telephone expenses 5 60 M. Billeaud, Jr., & Co. road work 121 68 S. Greig, notary fees ... ............. ... x5 0o D. V. Gardebled, vaccine points ... 13 50 Geo. DeBlanc, coal .................. 20 30 Thos. F. Webb, repair of bridges.. 26 oo F. Guidry, repair of bridges........... 7 oo E. G. Voorhies, clerk's fees ... .. 2 0o Waters Pierce Oil Co. oil............. 7 07 Hebert & Landry, jail supplies...... 49 50 I. A. Broussard, feeding prisoners.. 144 9o A. R. Trahan, parish physician... 30 00 Dr. H. Guidry, Board of Health... 8 oo R. 0. Young, Board of Health....... 8 00 T. P. Francez, Board of Health...... 4 00 J. O. Broussard, Board of Health.. 8 oo L. G. Breaux, Board of Health..- - 4 00 L. Lacoste. road machine ...........125 oo A. C. Guilbeaux, burial of negro 8 25 U. Prejean, attending negroe .... t o oo V. H. Sibille, lumber ................ 12. I0 o7 A. 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