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Grand Coteau, La., Aug. 20.
A most en!oyable party was giv en at "Cousin Bob's" (Mr. R. U. Barry) Sunday night. Refresh ments were served. Those pre sent were Misses Carmen Voor hies, Alice Petetin, Marie Barry, Leonie Barry, Virginie Mouton, Ethel Barry, Gertrude Barry, Isabella Smith, Louise Smith, Zita Smjth, Edna Richard, Katie Barry, Louise Boutte, Mary Schrewe, tJita Bernard, Bertha Bernard, N olia Castille, Flor ence Barry, Lilburn Guilbeau, Lawrence Sbille, Bertha Clay, Rita Dardea Olive Clay, Mes _dames E. V. Barry and J. L. Beyt, Messr . George Gardiner, Leo Burleig., Seymour Smith, John Burleigh, George Barry, REdgar Burleigh, Hubert Bur leigh, Lawrence Daily, Andy Hedgepeth, James Fox, Armand Dunbar, Lionel Elmer, Pat c.hrewe, Lawrence Elmer, Sid ne;i , xastie, uiond Castilla, ton Dugas, Clovis Dardeau, ge Guidroz, Frank Barry, Guilbeau, Lloyd Franques, u, Gordon Oge, Law Barry, Joseph Burleigh, Boutte, - Ventrot, Hedgepeth, and "Cousin Champions were Misses e Petetin, Leonie Burleigh A Annie Dunbar. sA surise party was given to George Gardiner at the home Dr. E. S. Barry Monday. All having spent ,a ve~r leasant evening. Those present were: Misses Carmen Voorhies, ,Mt Petetin, ,Mary Schrewe, nie Dunbar, Leonie, Marie, Lilian and Ethel Barry. . Pat Schrewe, Lionel El Eugene Petetin, John But Robert Barry, George Gar and Lawrence Barry. and Mrs. F. C. Smith were dy visitors to Ovelousas. SE. S. Barry visited rela Y at Lafayette a few days last . L. B. Areeneau and -on nse of Church Point were SrThursday. 'Edgar Burleigh of Jeanerette tda flsying tripherethis week. SCtcarmten Vooraies of Ope Usis ere visiting relatives. :IAieBornin and daughter Mrs. A ot $St. Mavtinville lies 0iday and Monday. , .- E3 Trýahn, of !Jafa ~ S. K.lipe"ter, . an.d. e Murry of Patterson,: ethe f uests Sunday of Dr. S E. seigh. e of .afato te w.r Floreae BftasSai-, rtoLafayette, · 0 ye o visited L.ba Smith. A: d r both parties T9oyed themselves very L onie and.Marie Barlry homie Sunday after vi relatives at.Opelousas., :·er MGre Sunday Lto afayette. 1 H Rubetrt and Johni Bri in, George Gardiner and a S day visitor here Sun. a Dr. E. S. Baryt was a Tuesday nir to Carenecro. r Submarlnes for New * . Orleans. ~ g n,'. .Aug. 19.-With ta eement today of the sen h*:ouse conferees on the S Ne Orleans was as .ure ~fi.at fo submarines, for ot a of the city and'the et the Mississippi, the con e greeiag oane-oe battleship f eihg t submarines. The bill resi fthat" four submarines t. be.-~tatloned at New Or T--The. report will be ac :y both holses. I2 g'rement amounts to a .O o to the Senate in the a of battleships and a con iiot to the. house in respect el suinmarines. The house at t fought against any battle and finally. consented to wanted eight s ubmrines. ate wanted toiattle and no submadnes; ; the ieldedon the sua nes hb House meets the wy on battleships. is :considered a ds of a greater •teship auher..iz is one of as se. vided o colli Th 0o bil; Six torpedo boats re' also provided for, as in the House measure. The' bill as agreed upon also provides for a round-the-world wireless system, by which the Navy Department could keep in touch with its ships in virtually every part of the globe. NEXT WEEK'S PROiBAM AT THE VENEOME. Saturday. Love's Floral Tribute. Mr. X and the Unfortunate Heiress. Sunday. Don't Go on a Spree. The Tomboy Ranch Girl. The Soldier's Baby (Reliance). Monday. Merchant of Venice (2 reels). The New Policeman (comedy). Tuesday. Cousins (drama). It Pays to Wait. Weekly. Wednesday. Prison On the Cliff. Isle of Markham (2 reels). Reconciled in Reno. Thursday. Treasure Trove. The Fight at the Mill. Giants of Steel. The Mighty Hunter. Friday. Bottles. Imignation (split comedy). A Life for A Kiss. Where There is Soap There is Hope (Reliance). SMarriage iicenses. Since Aug. lst marriage licens es have been issued by Clerk Lastrapes to the following white Hugh. A. Renthrop, Miss Man nie E. Morgan.: onore Beaugi, Miss Carrie Higginbotharn. "Michel Foti, Miss Anna Colet. Israel Lafleur, Miss Frances Guillory.-- - Milton A. Petty, Miss D. .E. Dry, Bej. Guilbeau, Miss Ed-i me rot sard. Si~ce Aug. let similar fioea ses have been issued to -ine ctlored couples. . Hon. W. 0. Hart,-a prominent citisen of New Orleans, who at tended the Roosevelt convention in ChicQ,.sag .in an interview r in the Picayune. 0 rejected, beauset the thenegro vote is not :factor, while fromi S.the border states and the North they were welcomed with open arms, and one from, New Yorkt w ras allowed totrnke an Inaudible .r c , "bcewere negro delegates r fWest Virginia, aryatd, New York, New Jersey, landi: -t i nk.P e nn y 1, vanis a, Ohio and Rhode 1 Island, and in all these states exth - eept Rhode ,Island the nee a gro votes in' normal times, is es sential to Republican sucess be Scause of the- white vote the peemocrats husually in the majority. rdo' not believe that SMr. Roosevelt will receive, in the eleven Southern States as many votes as Mr. Taft did in 1908, but there can be nto dik bt that his nomination will destroy Mr. Taft's chances, and, after all, this is, I think, the prime object of the movement. Port Barre Notes. Editor J. O. Benton, of Baton Rouge, visited friends here Sun Sday. Mr. Banks e Cason, of Melville, was in town Friday. MI rs. W. F. Brown and Miss Mildred Brown visited friends in Church Point Sitnday. Mrs. V, J.Coliganand children visited relavtis es in.Church Point Monday. Dr. A. J. Strange was in town Wednesday. Dr, J. A. Godch.aux, of Wash ington, was in town on business Saturday. SThe K. of P. lodge held a regu larc meeting Sunday night, after whichi a lunch was i served, in honor of thd new members. A delightful event the past week was a barbecue held on the spacious lawn near the home of Mr. Henry landry. The atfair was presided ,oer by the follow ing gentlemen: C V. Dejean, . B. Linsey, 1. Landry and r. Devilliers. Charley '1 jean's sister ew Iberia, is visiting friends s. C. Hawkins vi.lted Mel s week. . A. Luerhenann of New secetary of the Kenr y was hereth we,. MR. ADVERTISER: Do you know that you would have to place your ad vertisement in about FIVE papers of ordinary circulation to get the results you can get by placing it in the St. Lan dry Clarion? r Do you know that even that would scarcely give you the returns of ONE advertisement in the Clarion, because, - the fact that a paper has such a large circulation carries with it the indisputable evidence that it is a GOOD paper, p: and the people want to read it? Do you know that the Clarion has added to its already - large circulation, that of the St. Landry Commoner? Do you know that no weekly paper in the State can ' r offer an advertiser such inducements'? d, And do you know that the Clarion has not increased " i- its advertising rates? -. To BeSupreme and on Top in' dy department of human effort one :iu produce sowmh BE TIER than has been pro duced before. hi explains the auprem aq of "The Old Reol ber" Budweiser and have made it the King of AR i tdness and loe prcnt tage of arotherl mam.s it th w erurer Leet**.* n ei . Awheuse rhBusch .rewery Sr s Dies the- lors.: st. Lamo A o sta . cii ANJti T IS LLfS. A nk a In h in Ait roe b as itcl f Dn ipat f ,i Itored -..-- L AFAYETTE, LOUISIANA. . G1th the 50 Per cent Inerease of appropriatire allowell by the Legislature, wlTl be a 18 per cent better school. Amonag manyl other emprrova~ats It wills now ha t A two year course for I teaherinrs Homre Rtonomies. ' A two yeara celrse for teachirs in A.griculture and Farm Mlechanics. A .Profeeeor ut eh lilot ainr alycteriauo. zre An add Tweifth PrfuesOr .of Ar.nicoeure mud Ayiml Husbandry. 'A higher andemic standard in itas four years cour'se. A preeeptor of studies in the-boys' dorrmitnory. A precepiresI of I4tI ISI in the gir' I dormitory. A direcGor of athltcs for No.e; anoltr for gfrail.: A strimming pool A ponltta farm. A steam laundry. A complete senting and rcaivin onlfit in wirelss teleSgraphy.' Thorough pracical courses in t.ereneorapefy, Telegraphy,Busaels. An additional teaher in Aweictri tLe & artme'!t. A librarian andt keeper of study-hour Classes.j Graduatesaof te fouryeare courses are entrtle to a First Graden Taher' tertitcate. or they msy take high saandt Ink (infiesses .Allexpenses do not ea' ceed $160 a year. Police.turles are authorized to ap* propriate aa iu'eh a#5220 a year to send students heare. Twelfth Session, opene Weldneaday. Septem ber 18, 112t. Write for catealog an particulars. O. G. & N. E Railway All passenger and freight Sche dules previous to the overflow have been resumed. In connection with the T. & P we are furnishing excellent freight and passenger service. ietand Pa RS stof slad Bonds then outstanding, ibwoh satd funds when so set aside shall be known as the Specilo Sinking Fundand ashll beapplied sacredly and exlpusively to the payment of the prin ielgal of said bonds as they mature. Stateof Louisians, Parish of St. Laadry. Personally -cae and appeared before me, the undersigned authority, C. J. Thompson, who, being fr.st by me duly sw O n, dep o es and says, that he was on the,5th day of Aug., 1912, and is now Secretary gf the Parish Board of School Directors of the Parish of St. .LEandry, La., and that the above and foregoing i.. true and act copy of the minutes of the m. of .the said Board held on the th dy of August, 1912. C.J. THOMPSON. Sworn to and subscribed , before me, on this 6th day. of auguist:N 9 MINUTESOF SPECIAL MEET:ING. Opelousas, La., Aug. 5th 1912. The Parish Board of School Directors of the Parish of St. Landry, La., con vened in special session., Present: ion. O).. Daly, Presidqnt; and Messrs. J.F. Vidrine, W. J. Boud reau. Dr. A. C. Durio, K. 1 Hawkins, J. W. Lyman and a quorum. SMr.,. F. Vidrine offered the follow ing resolation and moved its adoption: AN OPD1NANCE. Providing tor tho: issuane and sale of School Bonds of School Distritt No. 2, 1st Police Jury Ward of the Parish of St. andry, La., to the amount of Two Thousand ( )2000) Dollars, and levying a sptcial tax of' three (3) mills per annum on all the property subject to State taxation within the limits of said School District No. 2, 1st' Police uriy Ward, for a period. of ten (10) years, begnnng with and including tho year 1912,for the-purpose ofpaying the principal andinterest of said bonds as same shall mature.: ' . " "'Whereas, at a specia election duly and regulay h :ed in School Dis trtrict No,0.1st P oteie Jury Ward, of the Par ish of St. Landry, La.,' on the ist day of July, 1912, in conformity to a resolution of .b-is Board orderring said election, there was submitted to the vote of the property tax payers entitled to vote in said School District No.2,' let '-Poli c e Jury. Ward, -·~pposPlt" i to levy a. three mill special taxon all of the prop erty subject tto ae "taxation -i. said Sohool listatlet No. 2, Jet Police Jury Ward of the Parih of Ba. Landry, La., for the perald of ten years, for the pur pose of: () Giving additional aid to publie s.hools;: (b;aurchassing or co-= structing, public school .buildings, titles to which shall Yvest in the p u b i ; or,' constructing :publie sbool -build ings and ,purchasing sites therefor, ti tles to which shall vyat in the public. . Whereas, the lIvying of said special tax for said porpoe was duly author ised by .a vote of the mAjo ri bIn.oth -number and amount of vot;es cast at sad delection; ,and, Whereas, at said special election, there wats alsot ubmrtted to the vote of. the property tax pyets entitled to vote 'in said School District No 2, let Pohee Jury Ward of the Parish of St. Lanudry, La., a propositionu T.';o ncut deibt and ssue: bonds to the amount of T w o thousand dollars (; ..~) to run noe longer than ten yeartfrom damee d .to bear interest not exeeuting ve pe r cent per annnm pavablr nuatly, f-or iiip) of Pheaobf or construct itgl ' ihc alioo biti gs, tiilea to i shall vest iit te nble; or, on struhee i public oe imldiga sand iu nog .: sirte thefore, ti es to-r tolehail.t.aer tA the pubatt; tand, Fandor ` bhU i uceiei b 0d t Dait parpose ewas u sae. ore y th* ho. of z laiste nsa . don aiuonashof itte. e4sa- satid steeti Wherl as, said4 ht top net been Section 1. W #t ai iuted -by the Par I. B.hres of ee ioo Dire ctote f the bre and the .fe": y ath_ ised ante directl t pr ated t end to .eex. Watte in t.h~e ui of the Parish Board o trectoember t dth i'reo of r. Landry i La., for and . n behalf Schoo Drin strit bN 14 tiPi ,tr :rd- theo saki PAr .heT of Str `r of tir, rten (10) negord tiable Bonds, numbered from 1 to 1, both numbse-aindusive, aund ii denom- ryatilo.ns of Two emna ndred ($21.00) il tl werht en, bear-fnntge. -!Sidd o Septe brha 1 respectively, or one to lto hi Bo r1t Leard atteilx their dat:e, beargy f- tere. iat the rate ofdve ter cent per ann my payable annually on tlm e l day oree f deptember of Each nesa every year unL il the paymenll of t of the brid nd al- si~ thereof, beoth ~rprcipsl ahd ltertt'i said bond to oepst aUti tt- at the orffce~e te Tresuerer of the Par.is- Board f Ahool Directorsof t.e Parish of t. .Ladry, La, in it.h ty of - peloos,.. L-a., and said bonds sball be knowd se, Tcat hool District ~io. 'o. 2,I Litce Jry. Ward Bond" h Thse ioteredtit on~, s Irods shill be to.b each bondtd andboth principal andr v intere of slld bonds tall be de arsnd rt punyable Platgold colrate of fte Unitedr olStates t y o f th thenpot besandard ofo nweight anitry neness. Said boad pshaent be signed by thePreudient of id:this Board opand attested by the.ecretary of tshi be exdcute4 by fac-l"tte s.:natures of said Ptresditden and Seeresry. - interees copos attached at tiheret oshalee be 1t substantially t.e tesllowi itorms. -'_respectively:; , t -* : ULt SD SiTATas F4 AM ERICA, $TATIE OtF L9UI$IANA, No. 2i 20EL.O0 bOlitOL DIiTRICT NO, 2, 1i T iPu* That School District No. 2, -Las lolite Jury Ward of the Parish of tiL. Landri.t, to be indebted mud for value rec.Atti. eusthermity -S ?Artscle 281 of the Coestl amountoftheprope t ` .qual held in and Tor~saaibtio. . d t No. . lest Polioe Jnry Wrd. proviled o. the Constitutita nd Stanes of Louis ans. tIs hereby certifiedat rected that all acts, conhtltions and .t.ngs required by the Uonstitutiotalnd Staattes of the State of Louiusliar, precedent to and necesesaf in issuing "this bond,, have been regularly done and performed; that the total indebtedness of said Par irh Board of School Directors for and on behalf of said School District No, 2, let Poleoc Jry Ward, does. not exceed any contita utOnl or statuto.y linita tion and that ftil and ampleprovision hias been made for the collection of a dlrectproperty tax of three mills on the dollar annualvly, on, all property subject to Atate taxation withi : the limits of said School 1istriot No 2, 1st Police Jury Ward, which s.ad special tax is also authorized and approved by the Vote of the majority in both' num ber and amount of the property tax pyers, qualified to vote thereon, vot i-ng at a spectl election duly and reg ularly called and held in and for said School District No. 2, et. Police J ary Ward, as provided by the Constitution and Statntes of Louisians and has been specifically and irrevocably authorized and dedicated to the payment of sact bonds in principal and intoerest as Rome shall mature. In testimony whereof, the said Par Ish Board of -cehouE Director o f the Parish of .st. Landry, State of Louis ana, has causea this bond to be signod by i its President and attested by its Secretaryi and the -tterest coupons hereto annexed to be executed by faee simile signatures of its President and Se retar y, thi t lii Septoibe, 1912. , aP. UALY, Preaid nt. : Attest: C. '..,M T t:.OkN, 'ýt.pj, d. ex-itlicio Secreriytay.g -4 September 15th, 1912,:. ciolo Die triet No. -, let:Poliee Jtry. Ward of tbeParish ofSt. Landry:, State of Louis iae , will paY to beatr $10,iO4 at the ofdice ofithe Treaeair"rof said SBoard at OpelousasLa., being one year's niter .atsa its SCtOOL D.IST- ROT No. 2,; 1st POLICE JUIJY WARD BOND No. l, dated teptember 15th, 19;12.. ,- S, P. P. DALY, President. C J.THOh PSO , 0ps.jt.d x-Qmficit Secretary. Section ". Be itfurther resolved, etc., That. the proce s of the sale of, the; bonds ierelq authortiead aand` irected to be leased shalb deVoted exclusive Iy to purchasi.s o t uinur or teet±ingp lH shcool buildings, .4: I to w ich Bill vast in the pu'1i "Jor "onstruct inag publiac aditool bu 4i4 t d pOr chasing sites tlSerefr titlest to which. shi.a vet in thoepu ble , Stion 4. Belt rtuftser resolvedetc., ''t the .reecsident of this Board it h ere by autho .i ed directed to causie such publite adyertseazen-t of the poosed. sale o s a t as he may deem in his disor , ree ate or ablie bidas t "eof said l than par and ooe d iitutus en sid::bonds shal be onsidered . ctbon. 5 .de it fd,-t hr sdp4hede., Thatfrs a rd with the rt est ed- th-s eBar4b thby cia oe Lio and:, aularly held. s at tax 'ou .f . m.itia id. ......s s" t t"e tb and udi l stuba be bitt `O b ils b e fori't e r lee rle e º :the;, fw banya bo pdswhen nd then on a shich si whtmen# de a dept tie; %tat pof orio a h Persotay cae a zd b ine, the and r eitteo;ty, 0 ibptmos ~po w o, bengrt by me diny dt echoo a etish pfio : tiandryt uber · tb% osad Sworn lo sndsabsed before me, art Noetay P ittbe. On motio thu 3tiai4 adjdrAd st4 To the tax-payers affe ctd b I understand that theSat plates reducing the asse that faet, I hereiy give notice Op~e uodt4*41.e A u l , 9L oined, that h tiyie or of public the PoliceJury of the St. Ldry in reglr convened, that hereafter 3 of above mentioned shall remain in full :ore. feet, and further, that spective Police Jurori and every .ward: of, shall have the power and ityto lease any or all of in their respective d private rntrapt, whout tisment as specified h and said contract by the day, week or private individuals as see fit. Each and ever juror shall have the..n and power to purchas essary tools and implemea as road graders, road. plows, etc., for the pro struetion of roads, and plements shall be owned parish and paid for 'ut, respetive oad ~funds. having said'iroads worked day, eacpoliurrh the authority to mploy overseer .t not more t o up-ervise the : Setsiit dained, etc.,, that the al su'ervision of d"e ihs their dfitrks wseeto ihat the pt ted nb* ber m'; eu b 4s aBet herewith he and 4he sAu Nil ,bove anba Ithe $ Land ry Ultih etuo'l at q Iv preavt .t tIl gly * ret.