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J. A. Haas, Presidennt. L. T. Castille, Cashier.
J. J. Thompson, Vice-Pres't. Leopold Simon, Ass't Cashier IH. D. Larcade, Jr. Ass't Cash. A. A. Anding, Ass't Cashier TI-EI SS. Landry State Bank of Opelousas, La. INVITES YOUR ACCOUNT Unexcelled facilities for the handling of your business. Capital, Surplus and Undivided Profits . . $244,333.90. 3c? --Paid on Time Certificates of Deposit--3 % DIRECTORS: J. A. Haas, Jos. 1. Boagni, I. I. Ulcbtensteln ,J. J. Thompson, Samuel Haas, Chas. F. Boagni. Before buying your ticket call on the agent of the Frisco Lines for routes, rates, and any other information relative to your journey. OFFICERS" DIRECTORS: R. B. DUBUISSON, Pres't E. B DUBUISSON J. B. SANDOZ, Vice Pres't J. B. SANDOZ A. LEON DUPRE, Cashier R. LeBourgeois B. U. CALLAHAN, Ass't Cashier E. T. LAFLEUR A. LEON DUPRE .Strong and Progressive Conservative Yet Liberal The Opelousas National Bank ,CAPITAL, SURPLUS and Shareholders Liability $150,000.00 Accounts Solicited 23%--Interest Paid On Time Certificates--3 % .C. SKILES LUMBER! LUMBER! ALL Building Material IONE 286. -= OPELOUSAS, LA. liday Excursion Rates SThe Opelousas, Gulf & Northeastern Railroad Company.. .ll have on sale Round Trip Tickets all Texas points, at one and one d fare. tes of sale: Dec. 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 31st 1911 and Jan. 1st, 1912. SFinal return limit Jan. 5th, 1912. For further information, call on lo O Gee A'~" address. RDH r S, Gene al SuperintenderPt JORDA &B ass. A t Keeting of the Citv Democratic Executive Committee. Opelousas, La., Jan. 9, 1912. T h e Democratic Executive Committee of the City of Opelou sas, La., met this day at 4:30 p. in. at the Mayor's office for the purpose of selecting commission ers and clerks of election, and watchers, to serve the Demo cratic Primary- Election,. for the nomination of municipal officers for the City of Opelousas, La., on Tuesday, Jan. 23d, 1912. said election to be held in Wards No. 1-2-3 and 4 of said City and for such other business as may properly come before the com mittee. Present: Raymond Breaux, Chairman; Allen T. Sandoz and R. L. Wiggins. Quorum present. 1811 Elysian St., Houston, Tex., Dec. 5, 1911. The Democratic Executive Com mittee, Opelousas, La. Gentlemen: I beg leave to hereby with draw my candidacy for t h e Democratic nomination for mem ber of the Board of Aldermen from the First Ward, in the pri mary electiortito be held in Jan uary, 1912. I do this because my affairs have become so arranged that, if elected, I probably could not give the office the attention that it should receive, and, in justice to those who would support me, I believe this the only fair course to take. I am, Very respectfully, GEO. B. COOKE. Mr. Sandoz offers the follow ing resolution, which was unan imously adopted: Whereas, Section 28 of Act of the General Assembly of the year 1906 provides that where, after the legal delays, but one candidate has qualified for the nomination to the office he seeks, it shall be the duty of the com mittee to declare such candidate the nominee of the party calling the primary election, and Resolved, That D. P. Black sher be and he is hereby de clared the Democratic nominee for Alderman of the First Ward of the City of Opelousas, La. Pursuant to Section 23, of Act 49 of the General Assembly of Louisiana, as amended by Act 27 of the Special Session of the General Assembly of Louisiana of the year 1907, the committee proceeded to the selection of the commissioners and clerks of elec tion, and watchers, to serve at the four city precinctss of the city of Opelousas, at the Demo cratic Primary Election for the nomination of municipal officers of said city to be held on Tues day, Jan. 23d, 1912 as follows: After having caused the names submitted by the various candidates for nomination for municipal offices as their respec tive selection for commissioners of election to be-written on sepa rate pieces of white paper of equal and uniform size, and hav ing placed said slips, unfolded, in a hat the committee, there upon caused I. R. Guidry, a dis interested party, to be blind folded according to law, and the said committeeman proceeded to draw from the hat in which the slips containing the names submitted by the various candi dates for nomination for munici pal officers, had been deposited, said slips, said slips having been drawn one by one, separately for commissioners an d clerks of election, and precinct by precinct, commencing with the first and continuing in regular rotation, as the law directs, said drawing re sulted as follows: * FIRST CITY WARD. At Dr. B. A. Littell's office commissioners 1st ward, Sam'l Peters, Henry Mornhivveg, Ivy Schwartzingberg; clerks A. M. St. Cyr, Ross Perkins; watcher, Geo. C. Pulford. SECOND CITY WARD. At St. Landry Lbr. Co.'s office -commissioners 2nd ward, Chas. Ventre, A. Dunbar, B. L. San ders; clerks, G. W. Kelley, H. A. Dominique; watcher, Sidney Gar land. THIRD CITY WARD. At the Courthouse-commis sioners, L. C. Soileau, Isaac Lit ton, A. S. Brown; clerks, W. A. Hayes, Paul Mizzi; watcher, Pickens Butler. FOURTH CITY WARD. At Dr. John A. Haas' office commissioners, A. Dezauche, Henry Chachere, Jos. Lafond; clerks, W. Latiolais, J. B. A. Stagg; watcher, J. J. Naff. There being no further busi ness before the committee ad journment was had until Friday, Jan. 26th, 1912 at 12 o'clock noon. RAYMOND BREAUX, Chair-' man. R. L. WIGGINS, Secretary. Notice. I hereby give notice that I am going to apply to the Police Jury of the Parish of St. Landry, State of Louisiana, for a license to operate a saloon for white people at Port Barre, La., in the build ing formerly occupied by A. Sa vant, near Frisco Depot, for dur ing the yedr of 1912. V. Wyble ORDINANCE NO. 19. An ordinance fixing the salary of the Mayor of the town of Melville, La., for the year of 1912. Section I. Be it ordained by the Mayor and the Board of Al dermen of tho town of Melville, La., That the Mayor's salary for the year 1912 be fixed at two hundred dollars ($200) per an num and payable monthly. Section II. In the absence of the Mayor or his inability to serve the Mayor pro tem shall receive such compensation as would have been received by the Mayor. Section III. Be it further or dained, etc., That all ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith be and the same are hereby repealed, and that this ordinance take effect from and after the first day of January, 1912. Thus done and passed in regular session convened on this the 26 day of Dec., 1911, A. D. Moved by H. S. Joseph, sec onded and carried, that Ordi nance No. 19 do now pass. On call of the roll the follow ing vote was taken. Yeas: E. G. Richard, C. B. McNeil, H. S. Joseph and C. W. Stone. Ab sent: LeBlanc. LESTER J. WILLIAMS, Mayor. Attest: E. J. LeBLANC, Clerk. janl3 It was moved, seconded and carried that the board now ad journ. LESTER J. WILLIAMS, Mayor. Attest: E. J. LeBLANC, Clerk. AD NO. I TO OUR- CUSTOMERS We Wish You A Happy Prosperous -and Healthy New Year Jacobs News Depot Co Opelodsas, La, Mortgage Sale. LEOPOLD GODCHAUX VS. PIERRE GOUDEAU. To. 19892, 16th Judicial District Court, Par Ish of St. andry, La. By virtue of an order issued out of the Honorable Sixteenth Judi cial District Court, in and for the parish ot St. Landry, in the above entitled and num oered suit, and tome directed, Ihave seized and will offer for sale, for cash, at public auction, to the last and highest bidder, at the front door of the Court House of St. Landry Parish, at Opelousas, La., on Saturday, Feb. 18, 1912, it 11 o'clock a. m. the rollowing described property, to-wit: A certain tract or parcel of land situated on Dry Bayom in the Parish of St. Landry, State of Louisiana, containing fifty (50) acres and bounded as follows, to-wit: On the north by Leon Goudeau, on the South by Vincent Boagni, on the west by Theodell doudeau and on the east by unknown par ties, and being a portion of the property acquired by vendor from the estate of her deceased husband. Terms-Cash. dec30-6t M. L. SWORDS, Sherlff. AD NO. 4. DIARIES FOR 1 912 FOR SALE AT Jacobs News Depot COMPANY Opelousas - Louisiana Mail Orders Filled Promptly Dressmaking and Embroidery by Misses Whitlerys' 428 South Main street. dec 234t Notice. Notice is hereby given that I have applied to the Town of Mel ville for a license to operate a saloon for the sale of liquors, to colored people, in the town of Melville, during the year 1912, a* the same stand at which I am now conducting a saloon. dec23-3t PAUL ARTALL. For Sale. A complete drug store outfit consisting of shelving, show cases, looking glasses, wrapping counter, prescription case, scales, bottles, cabinets, and all utensils;, will make a sacrifice if sold at once. Apply to, Mason's Drug Store, Limited. Our Customers Exp.ct .I Our Great Annual Clearing Sale Beginning Monday, Jan. 1st, 1912. REDUCED PRICES IN EVERY LINE For your special notice our 250 pair pants all this seasons stock will be sold as follows: Our $1.50 pants can be had for . $1.00 Our $3.50 pants can be had for . $2.75 S2.00 1.25 " " " 375 2.50 . . . . . . 1.75 5.00 " " " " " 3.7 - 3.00 . . " . . . 2.00 ' 6&7 . . . . . . . 5.50 Then we have 75 Boys Suits well Tailored up-to-date and new styles and patterns $7.50 Quality Boy Suits for . . $5.50 $3.50 " " " " . $2.50 6.50 ' " " " . . 4.00' 2.50 " " . . . 1.50s 5.00 . . . .. . 3.25 1.50 ' " " .. . 1.00 We have about 150 Mens Suits-amongst them the well known Hart, Schaffner & Marx clothes in Cheviots, Worsted and Cashmere. Tailored in the latest fashion. $16.50 will buy our regular $22.50 suit. $13.50 will buy our regular $18 to $20 suits $9.75 will buy our regular $12 to $15 suits. $6.50 will buy our regular $10 suit. 20 PER CENT REDUCTION ON ALL HATSI" EXCEPT STETSONS Remember you are getting new, up-to-date, latest styles, in make and patterns at greatly reduced prices-Do it now come in to-day. VISIT MY STORE Durinn This Clearance Sale . M . WinsIaorg "The Reliable Clothier"~ NO. 14r3 LANDRY STRI ,- Opelousas - Louliana; SUMMER RESORT and CITY are LINKED TOGETHER by TELtPHONE Telephone service, linking together city and country and shore, is never more appreciated than during the summer months. While the business man is confined to his desk in the city, the telephone keeps him in touch with wife and family, though they may be many miles away, summering at some pleasant resort. During his own vacation the business man relies upon the tele phone. He is free from care, for he knows that he can be reached at one by telphone should important matters require his attention. At the vacation home also, the telephone proves so convanient in arrainging games and outings with friends and ordering sup plies from the distant markets. All this is possible because Bell Telephone service is universal. By the way, have you a telephone? Cumberland Telephone & Telegraph Company. (INOORPORATED) Every Bell Telephone is a Long Distance Station. REALIZE Your home or business may be destroyed at any time by FIIREL x Protect Yourself. Rates reasonable Dont delay take out a policy to-day. --THROUGH- Leonard S. Isacks, The Insurance and Real Estate Man Christman Bldg, Opelousas, La , , , . , . W HA T THE R EA rO4 Many Opelousae People in PoOr Health Without Knowing the Ca :e. There are scores of people who drag out a miserable existence without realizing the cause of their suffering. Day after- day they are racked with backache and headache; suffer from ner vousness, dizziness, weakness, languor and depression. Likely the kidneys have fallen behind in their work of filtering the',`:; blood and that is the root of the:, trouble. Look to your kids s, adsist them in their workeve them the help they need. oui can use no better remedy than Doan's Kidney Pills-endoed by over one hundred. thousand peol ie, and by your neighbors in Opelousas. Mrs. T. Compton Chachere ., Landry St., Opelousas, La , says: "A me.nber of my faminu received splehdid results from the use of Doan's Kidney Pills,- . tpeocueed - froM Shutite's Dig Store.. He was troubled forg?4 some time by irregular passages of the kidney secretion ascom paniediby pain in his bock. These'i troubles, I believe, were brot ht .on by hard work and heavy lift-; mg. The use of three boxes was so effective that he was giv en a very high opinion f 'this rentedp. He was relieved of the pains in his back and the kidney secretions were restered eir normAl condition." - For sale ,y all dealers. Pri`ce 10 cents.: FosteritMilbur Cob lo. , New York, sole agents f~rt;, i Uited States. R nnember the nam- ad t ake. n other.