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Phone Us at Krotz Spring», Louisiana lCRAFT LAKE LUMBER CO.g ................... .■■■Iiiiiiiiiiiiiilllllllllllllllfîïï 1 I ; i ; [ SEALED PROPOSALS HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT _OF THE BOARD OF STATE ENGIN EERS, Room 736, Maison Blanche Annex.—Sealed proposals will be re ceived at the office of the Highway Department of the Board of State Engineers of Louisiana, Room 73o, Maison Blanche Annex, New Orleans, Louisiana, up to 12 o'clock noon, Monday, November 24, 1919, tor constructing with gravel, the MELVILLE-PALMETTO HIGHWAY 11.3 miles, or sections thereof, rt»-* From Station 6 to Station 19, 1.29 miles. 19 to Station 274, Station 603 From Station 3.78 miles. From Station 274 tp and 33, 6.24 miles. Total, 11-31 miles. St Landry Parish, Louisiana. Information as to location, charac ter of work, extent and class of ma rial, terms of payment, regulations /overling manner of submitting pro posals and executing contract, may, on application, be obtained at the of ofthe Ä ,yD.p» K rt TK „'. Chief State Engineer and President Board of State Engineers. DUNCAN BUIE, State Highway Engineer. oct25-ot held D. and PRESIDENT' PROCLAMATION And Notice of Special Election. I, T. T. Atterbury, ''President of the Board of Commissioners of Sub-Drainage District No. 1 of the Bayou Mallet and Plaquemine Drain age. District of the Parish of St. Lan dry, State of Louisiana, by virtue of authority vested in me, by an ordi nance adopted by the Board of Drain age Commissioners of the said Sub Drainage District on the 14th day of August, A. D. 1919, and the Consti tution and laws of the State of Lou isiana, do hereby proclaim and give notice that a special election will be held in said Sub-Drainage District No. 1 of said Bayou Mallet and i "*** Plaquemine Drainage District of the | at Parish of St. Landry, State of Louis- j iana, for the purpose of submitting j of to the qualified property taxpayers sas, of said Sub-Drainage District the proposition to incur debt and issue ' the No. will serial negotiable coupon bonds in said Sub-Drainage District to the amount of Eighty-fiVe Thou sand ($85,000.00) Dollars for the purpose of paying and retiring the outstanding bonds in said Sub-Drain age District, aggregating in all Eight .Thousand ($8,000.00) Dollars, to re tire the acreage tax of 10 cants per i acre and construct a system of grav- 1 ity drainage in and for said Drainage District. The propositions to the electors at said special election is substantially as follows : A proposition to incur debt and is sue and sell serial negotiable coupon ber.-s of Sab-Drainage Dis trict No. 1 of Bayou Mal let and Plaquemine Drainage Dis trict of St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, to the amount of Eighty-five Thou sand (85,000.00) Dolalrs, to run for a period of from one (1) to not ex ceeding forty (40) years from their date, bearing interest at the rate of j five per centum per annum from j their date, payable semi-annually, for ! the purpose of retiring the outstand- j ing bonds and constructing a system j of gravity drainage in and for said ■ sub-drainage district, by cleaning j with dredges or otherwise the bayous, j laterals and ditches outlined in red on the map of said sub-drainage dis trict, thereby improving the gravity drainage in and for said sub-drainage J district, and the inhabitants thereof ; j the title to which shall vest in said drainage district. Said bonds to be of such denomination and the inter est and principal thereof to be pay able at such time and place as shall be determined by the said Board of ; Drainage Comissioners and both principal and interest of said bonds to be secured and paid by a sufficient ad valorem tax levied and collected ber vass sult by ■ are unpaiu anu uuLSLaimniK, tu yaj the amount of principal and interest falling due in such year in accordance with the provisions in that respect ! contained in the constitution and | laws of the State of Louisiana and j any and all amendments that may 10 hereafter be made thereto. 1 The said special election will be — ] in each year that any of said^bonds are unpaid and outstanding, to pay PARTITION SALE CHARLES L. CLAY ET ALS venu» CONSTANCE GUILBEAU, WIDOW ET ALS. No. 21,350, Civil--- Judicial DUtrict Court, Pari*h of St. Landry, Louisiana j - ! Docket, Sixteenth j ! I - _ j By virtue of an order of the Hon i 1 a. 1 ~ TiiiJiniot I orable the Sixteenth Judicial District Court, in and for the Parish of St. Landry, La., granted by Hon. B. H. Pavy, Judge of said Court, on peti tion of Charles L. Clay et als, and bearing date October 20, 1919, and addressed to the undersigned auc tioneer, I will sell at public auction, at the principal front door of the Court House of the Parish of St. Lan dry, Louisiana, at Opelousas, La., at 11 o'clock a. m., on SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1919, the following described property, to wit: A certain plantation, situated at Sunset, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, together with all buildings and im provements theeron, containing sixty five (65) acres, bounded on the north by property now or formerly belong ing to Richard ; on the south by prop erty now or formerly belonging to J. B. Sibille ; on the west by property now or formerly belonging to J. B.. Bourque; and on the east by proper ty now or formerly belonging to St. Landry Cotton Oil Company, Simon Levy and others. TERMS—CASH, on the day of sale. L. L. PERRAULT, novl-6t Auctioneer. F 3R SALE—Moline Tractor and other farm implements. Also mules. Address MAURIL RICHARD, Route 3, Opelousas, La. nov8-4t |UST RECEIVED—A carload of 28-gauge Corrugated Roofing. Better come before it is al! gone. ST. LANDRY LUMBER CO. novl-3t held on the 1st day of December, A. D. 1919, between the hours of 7 a. m. and 5 p. m. The polling places are hereby des ignated as follows; i "*** **«•«•» **,* -*—----~ | at 10 o'clock a.m., P? 1 -*"®, **• j December, A D. 1919, at the office j of said Board, in the City of Opelou sas, in said parish, and then and there proceed to open the ballot boxes, ex ' amine and count the ballots m num V. V. Ledoux's store, St, Parish, State of Louisiana. The commissioners and the clerk of the said polling places are as follows; V. V. Ledoux's tSore, Louisiana— August Bertrand, J. S. Lafleur, J. P. Pitre, commissioners ;George Vidrine, clerk. The Board of Drainage Commis sioners of said Sub-Drainage District riet Landry for to of per oiuucia ui. oaiu wum --- - No. 1 of the Bayou Mallet and Plaquemine Drainage District of St. Landry Parish, State of Louisiana, will meet in open session to be held i 1 j j ! j j ■ j j J j ; ber and amount, examine and can vass the returns and declare the re sult of the election and make, file, publish and record a procès verbal of their proceedings. the Dated at Opelousas, Louisiana, this i 14th day of August, A. D. 1919. T. T. ATTEBERRY, President of Board of Commission ers of Sub-Drainage District No. a 1 of Bayou Mallet and Plaque- ; . « • rv * a * _ j. I «» mine Drainage District. ATTEST: J. D. BERTRAND, JR., Secretary. AN ORDINANCE. Mr. Ledoux offered the following ordinance, which was duly seconded by Mr. Reed; ■ Which ordinance is in words and figures as follows: AN ORDINANCE Ordering and calling a special elec tion in the Sub-Drainage Dis trict No. 1 of the Bayou Mallet and Plaquemine Drainage Dis trict of the Parish of St. Lan dry, State of Louisiana, for the purpose of submitting to the . qualified property taxpayers of said, sub-drainage district, the proposition to incur debt and is sue bonds in said sub-drainage district to the amount of Eighty five Thousand ($85,000.00) Dol lars, for the purpose of paying and retiring the outstanding bonds in said sub-drainage dis trict, aggregating in all eight thousand ($8,000.00) dollars; to retire the acreage tax of 10 cents per acre and construct a system of gravity drainage in ) and for said sub-drainage dis trict. Section 1—Be it ordained by the Board of Drainage Commissioners of Sub-Drainage District No. 1 of the Bayou Mallet and Plaquemine Drain age District of the Parish of St. Lan dry, State of Louisiana, that it is ad ! visable and expedient to incur in | debtedness in said SUB-DRAINAGE j DISTRICT NUMBER ONE (No. 1) 10 f st. Landry Parish, Louisiana, to 1 the amount and for the purpose here inafter mentioned, and appearing in ] the propositions hereinafter set forth. Section 2—Be it further ordained ! I i of ; ; OUttlUII --Hr AUIIUV» ------- j and set forth, that a special election ** ! be and the same is hereby called and j ordered to be held in said SUB DRAINAGE DISTRICT OF DRAIN AGE DISTRICT NUMBER ONE (1) I of said Bayou Mallet and Plaque ! mine Drainage District of the Parish ! of St. Landry, State of Louisiana, on i the First day of December, A. D. ! 1919, between the hours of 7 a. m. ! and 5 p. m. ' . . . Section 3—Be it further ordained, etc., that, at v said special election there will be submitted to the tax paying electors, qualified to vote un der the constitution and laws of the State of Louisiana, a porposition to incur debt, issue and sell serial cou pon bonds of said sub-drainage dis trict No. 1 of Bayou Mallet and Plaquemine Drainage District of St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, to the amount of Eighty-five Thousand ($85,000.00) Dollars, to run for a period of from one ( 1 ) to not exceed ing forty (40) years from their date, bearing interest at the rate of five per centum per annum from their date, payable semi-annually, the pro ceeds from the sale of said bonds to be used for the following purposes : First—To pay and retire the prin cipal and such interest as may be due thereon of eight bonds of the denom ination of One Thousand ($1,000.00) 'Dollars each, dated 1st day of Sep tember, 1907, due and payable April 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, and 1927, respectively. And retire the special assessment of the acreage tax of ten cents per acre per annum for a period of twen ty year, levied and assessed by the previous Board of Drainage Commis sioners on the 9tb day of February, A. D. 1907, by and under the author ity of the special election which was held on the 7th of February, 1907, to secure and pay said bonds. Second—To construct a system of gravity drainage in and for said drainage district by cleaning with dredges or otherwise, the bayous, lat era | s an d ditches outlined in red on ! the map of the Sub-Drainage District I thereby improving the gravity drain age in and for said drainage district j age in ana xor oaiu anc j t h e inhabitants thereof, the title I 1 * __11 in aoirl rl VQ Î rt Q(TP to which shall vest in said drainage district. Section 4—Be it further ordained, etc., that a notice of said psecia! elec tion be duly published for thirty day3 prior to the date fixed for holding said election, in accordance with the law of this State, in the Star-Prog ress, the official journal of the parish of St. Landry, State of Louisiana, a newspaper of general circulation therein. The notice of election to em brace substantially all things set forth therein and to further state that the Board of Drainage Commis sioners of the said Sub-Drainage Dis trict No. 1 of the Bayou Mallet and Plaquemine Drainage District of the Parish of St. Landry, State of Louis iana, will meet in open session to be held at 10 o'clock a. m., on the 2nd day of December, 1919, at the office of'said Board in the City of Opelou sas, in said parish, proceed to open, the ballot boxes, examine and count the ballots in number and amount, examine and canvass the returns and declare the result of the election, and make, file,publish and record a pro cès verbal of their proceedings. Section 5—Be it further ordained, etc., that the propositions to be sub mitted at such special election shall be as follows, and the ballots to be used shall be in the following form: BALLOT. For the Issuing of Bonds. A proposition to incur -•> debt, issue and sell serial coupon bonds of Sub- j Drainage District No. 1 of i the Bayou Mallet and Plaquemine Drainage Dia* | riet of the Parish of St. j Landry, State of Louisi ana, to the amount of Eighty-five Thousand ($85, 000.00) Dollars, to run YES for a period of from one (1) to not exceeding forty (40) years from their date and bearing interest at the rate of five per cent (5 per cent( per annum from their date, payable semi-annually at such time and place as shall be determined by the Board of Drainage Commis NO - w --------' ° . sioner under the Constitution and laws of the State of Louisiana, relating thereto. - FOR THE RETiRING OF BONDS A proposition to pay and - retire the principal and such interest as may be due | thereon of eight bonds of | YES the denomination of One Thousand ($1,000.00) Dol lars each, dated 1st day of ; September, 1907, due and payable April 1, 1920, 1921, ; 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, | NO 1926, and 1927, respect ively. TO CONSTRUCT SYSTEM OF DRAINAGE A proposition to construct - a system of gravity drain age in and for said drainage «» ». .! ». 1 -1 ; ) district by cleaning with dredges, or otherwise, the j bayous, laterals and ditches outlined in red on the map of the Sub-Drainage Dis- - trict,thereby improving the gravity drainage in and for ; said drainage district and | the inhabitants thereof, the title to which shall vest in said drainage district. j Taxable valuation .... $— NO Signature of the voter. Attorney in fact. TO RETIRE SPECIAL TAX. A proposition to retire j the special assessment of ! the acreage tax of 10 cents per acre per annum for a pe riod of 20 years levied and j YES assessed by the previous | Board of Drainage Com missioners on the 9th day of -! February, A. D. 1907,by and under the authority of the special election which was | NO held on the 7th day of Feb ruary, 1907, to secure and . } pay said bonds. I To vote for the proposition, sub mitted upon this ballot, place a cross (X)mark in the square after the word "YES," and to vote against, place a similar cross (X) mark after the word "NO." Section 6—Be it further ordained, etc., that the President of the Board of Drainage Commissioners of the Sub-Drainage District No. 1 of the Bayou Mallet and Plaquemine Drain age District of the Parish of St. Lan dry, State of Louisiana, be, and he is hereby duly authorized, empowered and directed to have the necessary ballots printed for the said election . in accordance with the provisions of the laws of this state and this ordi nance- He shall also provide ballot boxes and the necessary blanks and tellers' sheets and other parapherna lia for the holding of said election. Section 7*—Be it further ordained, etc., that the Clerk of the Court and ex-Officio Register of Voters for said parish shall furnish the election of ficers herein mentioned with a list of the taxpayers entitled to vote in per : -- DRAINAGE—THREE - : -- son or by written proxy at said spe cial election, together with the as sessed valuation of each of said tax payer's property as shown by the as sessment roll last made and filed prior to said election. Section 8—Be it further ordained, etc., that the election shall be held at V. V. Ledoux's store in said Sub Drainage District and the following persons are hereby duly appointed and empowered to act as commis sioners and clerk at said . election August' Bertrand, J. S. Lafleur, J. P. Pitre, commissioners; George Vid rine, clerk. Th^ officers, of election above named shall hold said election to con form with Act 256 of the Acts of the General Assembly of the State of Louisiana of the year 1910 and all Acts amendatory or supplementary thereto, and shall make due returns of said election to the* Board of Drainage Commissioners of said drainage district at the meeting to be held at the office of said board in the City of Opelousas, in the Parish of St. Landry, State of Louisiana, on the 2nd of December, A. D. 1919. Section 9—Be it further ordained, etc., that the Board of Drainage Com missioners of the said sub-drainage district shall if a majority of the tax payers in numbers and amount vot ing at said special election vote in favor of the proposition herein sub mitted, annually levy and collect, be ginning with the year 1920, while any or all of said bonds are unpaid and outstanding in excess of all other tax es a sufficient ad valorem tax on all the taxable property in said drainage dsitrict to pay and retire the princi pal and the semi-annual interest cou pons attached to said bonds at their respective maturities, in accordance with the provision in that respect con tained in Article 281 of the constitu tion and laws of the State of Louisi ana, as well as any and all amend ments which may hereafter be made thereto. The foregoing ordinance was read to the meeting and adopted by the following vote: For the Ordinance—V. V. Ledoux, T. T. Atterherry, J. D. Bertrand, Sr., Amos Reed. Against the Ordinance—-None. Dated at Opelousas, Louisiana, this 14th day of August, A. D. 191. T. T. ATTERBERRY, President. a ATTEST: | J, j). BERTRAND, JR., Secretary. j oct25-6t | , --' j T K j | be ! | lESPASS NOTICE— Hunting or trespassing on my Linwood Plan tation, near Opelousas, is positively forbidden. Violators will be prose cuted. M. D. CHANOVE. oct!8-6t F R SALE —Five pairs young Mis souri mules fifteen and one-half hands high. In first class shape and at a bargain. J. P- SAIZAN, Opelou sas, La. oct!8-tf NOTARY PUBLIC, AUCTIONEER L. L. PERRAULT Attoraay-a t-L* w Opalowi La. OFFICE ON BELLEVUE STREET Best Flour—Better Bread Cake and Pastry , It depends on the wheat, and the way it is milled—whether your flour makes good bread. Only selected wheat, milled by a special process, can produce flour worthy of modern standards. If you want better loaves, bigger loaves, finer, sweeter, crustier loaves—order STAR brand flour. The STAR stands for successful baking, better living, greater economy. TEXAS STAR FLOUR MILLS Thm Largest Wheat am J Com Products Factory in the c T . B u.: T i.-» 1878 Capacity 5000 Barrel, New-Way Ambrosia Galveston Belle Tidal Wave Anita Soatketest C«W*iton, T« HIGH GRADE MEAL and | HULLS J FOR SALE J Let us serve you again as we have in the past-WITH THE || BEST. A shipment of fresh hulls and meal has just arrived. Phone or write us your order. Our price will sell you. Opelousas Ice & Bottling | WORKS PHONE 77. OPELOUSAS j R I LOX THE TASTELESS CASTOR OIL So improved in taste, so deprived of its nauseous qualities, that it is retained by the most delicate stomach. YOU WOULD NEVER KNOW IT IS CASTOR OIL. Try a Bottle and be Convinced. FOR SALE BY Shute's Drug Store THE UNIVERSAL CAR The Ford Model T One Ton Truck with its manganese bronze worm-drive is really a necessity for the farmer because it solves his problem of economic transportation from the farm to the city. And in farm work alone, it will be found a great money saver as well as a big labor saver. Has all the merits of the Ford car multiplied by greater capacity with greater strength. No extra cost in operation. We'd like to talk it over with every farmer. Bring your Ford car to us for necessary repairs and thus get the genuine Ford parts and reliable Ford workmanship. BORDELON'S 6ARA6E OPELOUSAS, LA.