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SALE AT Standers Specialty Store Opelousas, . . . Louisiana THE OPPORTUNITY OF THE YEAR! THE BIGGEST BARGAINS YET OFFERED IN 1920—EVERYTHING BELOW COST ! ! In order that we may move with the great est possible ease into our temporary quarters, in the Veazie Building, on Landry and Market Streets, we will offer for sale at GREAT SAV INGS, our complete stock of goods, BEGINNING Thursday, March 251 Remember, we want to get rid of our pres ent stock. We are going to build a NEW HOME—the most modem and up-to-date Department Store building in Opelousas, on our present store site, and we must move into temporary quarters. The cost of moving our stock will be tremen dous. In order to avoid this cost and save us considerable worry, we are offering the trading public the Greatest Opportunity of the season to buy their Spring and Summer clothes at won derfully low prices.Don't overlook our Millinery department, known for its fashionable Hats. To See Is To Believe Come in our store Thursday, in time for the opening. See for yourself the great amount of money you can save—this is an opportunity you will not have for many years. We are compelled to reduce our stock as the temporary quarters in which we must move next month will be en tirely too small to house our present stock. TAKE OUR ADVICE AND COME EARLY! Buy the most fashionable Dresses and Dress Goods at far less than present-day cost prices up-to-date, modern and the latest styles the market affords. Space forbids us enumerating prices of this sale. STANDEES SPECIALTY STORE has the reputation of consistently putting over a le gitimate sale, and we are willing to .stake our reputation on this BIG OFFERING OF WON DERFUL BARGAINS ! On account of clearing the site immediately we will sell the old building, fixtures and a four room house in connection with the building, at a GREAT SACRIFICE. ___ Our Winter Line at Sacrifice Our entire line of Winter stock good and dependable articles of merchandise that will be in style next Winter—is offered at a GREAT SACRIFICE. Buy it for half less than you will have to pay for it next Winter. Take our advice and stock up now—THIS IS YOUR CHANCE! s TANDER PECIALTY TORE 9 MMlIllllllllllliiiiliiiiijiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiliiililllllllliilllllllllllllllilllllllllllllllilllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllliri sas WASHINGTON NEWS NOTES (Continued from Preceding Page) Episcopal church here Friday, A. Toulme, manager of the Advance Rumley Company of Crowley, and Miss Elizabeth Kilpatrick, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. H. Kilpatrick of Washington, were married. They will make their home in Cowley. Our best wishes go with them. Mr. A. A. Mendoza and Mr. Ted, Roberts of Opelousas visited the high school last week. Miss Sue Alice Baillio is visiting friends in Sunset this week. Miss Anna R. Labbe is attending the Southern Home Economics meet ing in New Orleans. Among those who were present at I the Toulme-Kilpatrick wedding were i her two brothers, Milton of Crowley i Ralph of Lafayette, and sister. Miss Margery, now of Alexandria, and also j Miss Sylvia Durio of Opelousas. Mr. Cliff Allen of Opelousas was a I business visitor here Tuesday morn jing. I Miss Lizzie Kavanaugh has return- j ed to her home in Lafayette after vis- . iting several of her old friends. Died, at his home in Lafayette, on j Thursday night, March 12, Mr. J. E. j Lalane, after an illness of only five days. He succumbed to double pneu monia. "Joe,' 'as he was familiarly known to his many friends in Wash ington, having beta a former ren - dent of this plate. !eaves behind hin a host of friends io mourn his loss, j , besides many relatives, including Mrs. , W. R. Boudreau and Mrs. D. T. Bar 1 land of Cottonport. Interment was made in Cedar Hill cemetery. Among j those who accompanied the body from Lafayette were Miss Corine Lalanne, Wilie Lalanne and Mr. Lee Rhiel, rel 1 atives of the family; also his intimate friends, Mr. Ben Fontenot, Mr. Pef ferkom and Mr. Charlie Lusted. Mrs. George Doerle of New Iberia and Mr. Paul Lalanne of Lake Charles, sister and brother of the deceased, I also came. -o -------- -- —Mr. and Mrs. Willis Roy left on Tuesday for New Orleans to spend several days. 1 The fllowing ordinance was of fered bv Mr. R. L. Mills and seconded by Mr. J. T. St. Cyr: AN ORDINANCE . Authorizing the issuance of $500, 000 of road bonds of Road Dis trict No. 11 of the Parish of St. Landry, prescribing their form and fixing ttr matur' ic Ore ' of, and provi ling i^c ; lie i_vy of taxes for L ie payment *'f tire principal : :.ù interest nf ~a ! bonds, and repealing and rescind ing an ordinance of the Police j Jury adopt:d on November 4, 1919. providing for the issuance of said bo ; . _ Be it ordair.s*^ 8y ' V of the Parish ot bt. Landry, m com pliance with the terms of Article 281 ! and the Constitution of the State of ! Louisiana and Act 256 of the General I Assembly of the State of Louisiana for the year 1910, as amended, and acting as the governing authority of Road District No. 11 of the Parish of St. Landry and the said Police Jury having been duly authorized at an election held in the said road district on the 17th day of June, 1919, hereby authorizes the incurring of an in debtedness of $500,000 on behalf of said road district for the purpose of constructing, improving and main taining permanent roads and bridges within said district, and does hereby authorize the issuance of $500,000 of road bonds of Road District No. 11 of the Parish of St. Landry, numbered from one (1) to five hundred (500)* inclusive, of the denomination of $1, 000 each, dated July 1, 1919, and bearing interest at the rate of five (5) per centum per annum from date until paid ; said interest being payable on the first days of January and July in each year, and each of said bonds having atachwi thereto semi-anual in terest coupons,to represent the said interest. Be it further ordained, etc., that the said bonds and the interest cou pons thereon, shall be payable at the office of the treasurer of the Parish of St. Landry, at Opelousas, Louisi ana, or at the option of the holder at the National Park Bank in the City of New York, State of New York. Be it further ordained, etc., that said bonds shall be substantially in the following form, to-wit: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA STATE OF LOUISIANA Parish of St. Landry ROAD BOND OF ROAD DISTRICT NUMBER ELEVEN (11) OF THE PARISH OF ST. LANDRY NO. -. $1,000.00 Road District No. 11 of the Parish of St. Landry, State of Louisiana, for value received, hereby promises to pay to bearer, on the first day of July 19—, the sum of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) in lawful money of the United States of America,with interest thereon at the rate of five per centum (5%) per annum,payable semi-annually on the 1st days of Jan uary and July in each year, upon pre sentation and surrender of the inter est coupons hereto attached as the j : same shall mature, both the princi-i ; pal and interest of this bond are pay-]; able at the office of the treasurer of ; l the Parish of St. Landry, at Opelou-1 : sas, Louisiana, or at the option of the j i holder, at the National Park Bank in j j the City of New York, in the State of J l New York. This bond is issued by Road Dis- I trict No. 11 of the Parish of St. Lan dry, State of Louisiana, for the pur- J : ' pose of constructing, improving and ; j J maintaining public roads and bridges j j in said district, under and by virtue j j 1 of the authority conferred by Article j : 281 of the Constitution of the State « or Louisiana and Act 256 of the Gen- \ eral Assembly of the State of Louis- j iana, for the year 1910, as amended, : and this bond was especially author- ; ized at an election held in Road Dis- ; I tict No. 11 of the Parish of St. Lan- : I dry, on the 17th (Jay of June, 1919, ;: the returns of which election were j dulv promulgated on the 12th day of : July, 1919. The debt represented by this bond ; j and the issue of which it forms a part ; was incurred and the said bonds were j issued by virtue of the authority con ferred hy the Constitution and Act referred to and conforming to the results of an election held by the property taxpayers in Road District j No. 11 of the Parish of St. Landry,, qualified to vote at the election held I on the 17th day of June, 1919, who I authorized the governing authority i of Road Distrrict No. 11 of the Par-1 ish -of St. Landry, to levy in each year i a tax sufficient on all prop-1 erty situated in said district to pay the principal and interest of said bonds in accordance with law, and, and it is hereby certified that all acts, conditions and things requir ed to be done precendent to and in the issuance of this bond and of the issue of which it forms a part in or der to make the same legal, valid and binding obligations of Road District No. 11 of the Parish of St. Landry, have existed, have happened and have 1 been performed, in due time, form and manner, as required by law, and 1 hat the indebtedness of said road dis trict. including this bond and the is sue of which it forms a part, does not exceed the constitutional or statutory 'imitations of indebtedness. In witness whereof the Police Jury of the Parish of St. Landry, as the governing authority of Road District No. 11 of said parish, has caused this bond to be signed by the president and secretary of said Police Jury and the corporate seal of Road District No. 11 of the Parish of St. Landry to be hereto affixed, and has also caused the coupons hereto annexed to be signed with the fac-simile signatures of said president and said secretary and this bond to be dated Julv 1, 1919. ROAD DISTRICT NO.ELEVEN (11) OF THE PARISH OF ST. LAN Julv July Julv July July Julv July July July July July Julv July July July July July July July July July July July July July July July July July July ariti t'S Total 1920 Outstanding ■ i. 1, : 500,000 1921 492,000 1, 1922 484,000 1, 1923 476,000 • 1, 1924 467,000 1, 1925 458,000 1, 1926 448,000 1, 1927 438,000 1, 1928 427,000 ■ 1, 1929 416,000 1. 1930 404,000 ' 1, 19S1 392,000 1, 1932 379,000 1, 1983 365,000 1. 1934 351,000 i, 1935 336,000 1, 1936 320,000 1, 1937 304,000 1, 1938 287,000 1, 1939 269,000 1, 1940 250,000 1, 1941 230,000 1, 1942 209,000 1, 1943 187,000 1, 1944 164,000 1, 1945 140,000 1, 1946 115,000 1, 1947 88,000 1, 1948 60,000 1, 1949 31,000 äSS DON'T WORRY WITH YOUR BATTERY There is no need of it any more, since we have installed a thoroughly modern and up-to-date Battery Plant under the supervision of E. H. Phillips, from the Dallas Willard Plant, and we are in a position to give the most efficient serv ice. Service Counts And that is what we boast of. The Willard Bat tery is the best friend of the Motorist. We have such a large stock of Batteries on hand that you need not go one day without one. V FREE TESTING, FREE HYDROMETER READING, FREE WATER ON ALL MAKES OF BATTERIES We specialize on Starter and Generator work. Let us make your Starter as good as new. HAAS GARAGE MAIN STREET, — OPELOUSAS, LA. j I I i DRY. President Police Jury. Secretary Police Jury. FORM OF COUPON On the-day of --, 19-, Road District No. II of the Parish of St. Landry, State of Louis- iana, will pay to bearer the sum of Twenty-five Dollars (825.001 at the office of the treasurer of said parish, at Opelousas. Louisiana, or at the op- tion of the holdler at the- -- Bank, in the City of - -, State of - being semi-annual interest then due on its Road Bond, dated Julv 1, 1919, Number -. President Police Jury. Secretary Police Jury. Be it further ordained, etc., that said bonds shall be executed by the president and secretary of the Police Jury of the Parish of St. Landry, on behalf of Road District No. 11 of said parish, and the coupons shail bear the fac-simile signatures of said pres ident and said secretary. Be it further ordained, etc., that said bonds shall bear the following endorsement': "This Bond secured by a tax. Reg- istered on this the-day of - --, 19 - Installment Inc'rest Payable PR.000 $25,000 8.00U 24,600 8,000 24.20«) 9,000 23,800 9.000 23,350 10,000 22,900 10,000 22,400 11,000 21,900 11,000 21,350 12,000 20.800 12,000 20,200 13,000 19,600 14,000 18,950 14,000 18,250 15,000 17,550 16,000 16,800 16,000 16,000 17,000 15,200 18,000 14,350 19,000 13,450 20,000 12,500 21,000 • 11,500 22,000 10,450 23,000 9,350 24,000 8,200 25,000 7,000 27,000 5,750 28,000 4,400 29,000 3,000 31,000 1,550 Secretary of State." Be it further ordained, etc., that the aid bonds shall mature serially in numerical order in the following man ner, to-wit: Total Annual Payment $33,000 32,690 32.200 32.800 32.350 32,900 32.400 I 32,900 32.350 32.800 32.200 32,600 32,950 32,250 32.550 32.800 32.000 32.200 32.350 32.450 32.500 32.500 32.450 32.350 32.400 32.000 32,750 32.400 32.000 32.550 Be it further ordained, etc., that j i he Police Jury of the Parish of St. ! Landry pledges itself and is bound i under the terms and conditions of I law and the election authorizing the i said bonds, each year to levy such taxes on all the property of Road ! District No. 11 of the Parish of St. I Landry, as may be sufficent to pro j ride for the payment of the princi | pal and interest of said bonds as the j same shall respectively become due and payable, such tax not to exceed the limit as fixed by the constitution and laws of the State of Louisiana and said tax will be annually levied and collected upon all the property of said road district, at the same time and in the same manner as other par ish taxes are levied and collected. Be it further ordained, etc., that this ordinance shall supersede and be in lieu of the ordinance heretofore adopted by this Police Jury on the 4th day of November, 1919, provid ing for the issuance of said bonds, and that the said ordinance be and the same hereby is in all respects re pealed and rescinded. This ordinance having been submit ted to a vote, the vote thereon was ,as follows: Yeas—J. T. St. Cyr, H. D. Larcade, R. L. Mills, J. P. Pitre, F. O. Pavy, K. IT. Catlett. W. M. Rushing, W. C. De jean, Allen McCoy, and Alex Syl ivestre, Nays—None. Absent—J. E. Dailey. E. A. Cum mings. Geo. Greig. W. F. Brown, Theo. Doucet and F. P. Martin. And the ordinance was declared duly adopted. F. OCTAVE PAVY, President. |J. J. HEALEY. Clerk. _ JE A LED BIDS. Sealed bids will be received up un til 11 o'colck a. m., Saturday, March 27, 1Ö20, for Seventy Thousand ($70,000.90) Dollars of bonds to be issued by the Bellevue and Coulee Croche Drainage District of the Par ish of St. Landry, State of Louisiana. All bids must be accompanied with a certified check of 2 1-2% in amount of the bond issue to be forfeited to the Board of Commissioners in the event the successful bidder refuses to accept and pay for bonds within thirty (30) days from date on which bonds are ready for delivery. The Board reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids. All bids to be sealed and addressed to FRAN KDIMMICK, President. mch 20-2t i___— — Tom Firnberg, who is a student at the Louisiana State University, at Baton Rouge, has been spending sev eral days here with his parents.