Newspaper Page Text
i tel,1 Board Proceedings.
i . H. D. Larcade offered the follow .e.solution and moved its adoption: AN ORDINANCE. vidiiig for the issuance and sale of hoo- lo bonds of Opelousas School Dict No. 1--1st Police Jury Ward of the Parish of St. Landry, La. to the amount of Fourteen Thousand Dollars out of the Twenty Thousand Dollars of the Surplus tax remain from the ta.c voted at the special sool tax election held in said dis trict on the 20th of June, 1912, after roviding for the payment of the ri"ty-five Thousand Dollars of bonds and interest thereon, already funded from said tax; said bonds to run not longer than ten years from date beginnmg with the year 1913 and to bear interest not exceeding five per cent per annum, payable annually, for the purpose of supple menting the fund already on hand to be used in the construction and equipment of the central school building now contracted for and soon to be erected in the City of Opelousas, La., title to which shall be in the public. Whereas, at a special election duly aregularly held in Opelousas School t -oN. 1, 1st Police Jury Ward of pll.arish of St. Landry, La., on the tg day of April, 1913, in conformity ith a resolution of this Board ordering ad election, there was submitted to the vote of the property taxpayers en edto vote in said Opelousas School a-rict No. 1, 1st Police Jury Ward of dg parish of St. Landry, La. a proposi 40 to incur additional debt and issue aeds to the amount of Fourteen lousand Dollars out of the Twenty eousand Dollars of the surplus tax re n from the tax voted at the ieil school tax election held in said eict on the 20th day of June, 1912, J pr providing for the payment of the 50lO.0O of bonds and interest there , already funded from said tax; said g to run not longer than ten years bun date and to bear interest not ex gseding five per cent per annum pay abeannual~y, for the purpose of supple annting the fund already on hand to be rgtracted tor and soon to be erected f the city of Opelousas, La., title to Mhich shall vest in the public, and, Whereas, the incurring of said debt sad the issuance of said bonds for said oe was duly authorized by the yete of a majority in both number and maount of votes cast at said election; ...bereas, said debt has not been in earred or said bonds issued: Section 1. Be it resolved by the .arish Board of School Directors of the parish of St. Landrv, La., that the ResidenL and Secretary of this Board he and they are hereby authorized and dected to have prepared and to exe sate in the name of the Parish Board e School Directors of the Parish of St. Igdry, La., for and on behalf of Opel School District No. 1 1st Police Jry Ward of said Parish of St. Landry, La., twenty eight (28) negotiable bonds ah bered from 1 to 28, both numbers elursive, and in denominations of Five ~ d Dollars each, bearing date 7th, 1913, and maturing and being Sand payable as follows: four bonds of 3500.00 each on July 1918. Four bonds of $500.00 each *July 7th, 1919. Five bonds of $500.00 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, respec y, or five to ten (5 to t0) after their date, bearing t at the rate of five per cent per 3:nl payable annually, on the 7th 4o July of each and every year, the t of the principal to be made as ted above, until the payment of principal sum thereof; both princi pa and interest of said bonds to be le at the office of the Treasurer '-e Parish Board of School Directors "the Parish of St. Landry, La., in the of Opelousas, La., and said bonds *1 be known as Opelousas School j.lrtNo. 1, 1st Police Jury Ward h:.e interest on said bonds shall be 4#Idenced by proper coupon attached to nh bond, and both principal and in #arit of said bonds shall be due and ~ible in gold coin of the United of the then present standard of and fineness. Said bonds shall signed by the President of this Zmrd and attested by the Secretary of ~is Board, but said interest coupons Cybe executed by facsimile signa lles of said President and Secretary. Section 2. Be it further resolved etc. Tat all said bonds and all of said inter MIeoupons attached thereto shall be btatially in the following forms, spectively: VDlTED STATES OF AMERICA, STATE OF LOUISIANA PARISH OF ST. LANDRY. lia. 3500.00 C*ELOUSAS SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 1, 1ST POLICE JURY WARD I.ONDS OF THE PARISH BOARD OF SCHOOL DIRECTORS OF THE PARISH OF ST. LANDRY. LOUISIANA. Know all men by these presents, that ousas School District No. 1 of the Police Jury Ward of the Parish of kLandry, State of Louisiana, acknow II itself to be indebted and for received hereby promises to pay tbearer the sum of Five Hundred ollars on the 7th of July, 1918, to r with interest thereon from date until paid, at the rate of five z~ent per annum, payable annually, 4the 7th day of July of each and B.yeryear until final payment hereof, Uthe presentation and surrender this bond and the interest coupons bced, as they severally become due. Both principal and interest of this bad are due and pavable at the office 4theTreasurer of the Parish Board tSchool Directors of the Parish of St. Ldy, State of Louisiana, at Opelousas ,in gold coin of the United States .the present standard of weight and itesiess. ThisBond is one of a series of 28 beof like date. tenor and amount d for the purpose of providing ad al funds for the construction and ·ment of the Central School Build now contracted for and soon to be ited in the City of Opelousas, title to =.J shall vest in the public, in Opel .School District No. 1, 1st Police -.W'ard of the Parish of St. Landry, Sof Louisiana, and in full conform . Article 281 of the Constitution of -sina and the Statutes carrying 5into effect, and is authorized an edby the vote of the majority in atinber and amount of the proper ~-pleyers, qualified to vote thereon, _O.g at a special election duly and arycalled and held in and for said . ss School District No. 1. 1st y Ward of the Parish of St. ., as provided by the Con ttin and Statutes of Louisiana. I.is hereby certified and recited that Sca, onditions and things required f Constitution and Statutes of the . of Louisiana, precedent to and iny iniasuinz this bond have rerltsy ydone and performed: Ste tota indebtedness of said Par of School Directors forand on behalf of said Opelousas School District No. 1, 1st Police Jury Ward of the Par ish of St. Landry, La., does not exceed any constitutional or statory limitation; and that full and ample provision has been made for the collection of a direct property tax of five mills on the dollar, annually, on all property subject to State taxation within the limits of said Opelousas School Distaict No. 1, 1st Police Jury Ward of the Parish of St. Landry, Louisiana, which said special tax is also authorized and approved by the vote of the majority in both number and amount of the property tax-payers, qualified to vote thereon, voting at a special election duly and regularly called and held in and for said Ope ousas School District No. 1, 1st Police Jury Ward of the Parish of St. Landry, La., as provided by the Constitution and Statutes, of Louisiana, and has been specially and irrevocably authorized and dedicated to the payment of said bonds in principal and interest as same shall mature. In testimony whereof, the said Par ish Board of School Directors of the Parish of St. Landry, State of Louisi ana, has caused this bond to be signed by its President and attested by its Secretary, and the interest coupons hereto annexed to be executed by facsimile signatures of its President and Secretary, this 7th day of July, 1913. O. P. DALY, President. Attest; C. .J THOMPSON, Superintendent and Ex-officio Secretary. No. 1. $25.00 On the 7th day of July, 1914, the Ope lousas School District No. 1, 1st Police Jury Ward of the Parish of St. Landry, State of Louisiana, will pay to bearer $25.00 at the office of the Treasurer of saidBoard at Opelousas,Louisiana, being one year's interest due on its Opel ousas School District No. 1, 1st Police Jury Ward Bond No. 1, dated on July 7th, 1913. O. P. DALY, President C. J. THOMPSON, Superintendent and Ex-officio Secretary. Section 3. Be it further resolved, etc., that the proceeds of the sale of the bonds herein authorized and directed to be issued shalll be devoted exclusive iy to the construction and equipment of the Central School Building now con tracted for and soon to be constructed in the City of Opelousas, Louisiana, in School District No. 1, 1st Police Jury Ward of the Parish of St. Landry, Louis iana, title to which shall vest in public. Section 4. Be it further resolved etc., that the President of this Board is hereby authorized and directed to cause such public advertisement of the pro posed sale of said bonds to be made as he may deem advisable and he may, in his discretion, receive private or public bids for the purchase of said bonds; but the sale thereof shall be made only after approval thereof by resolution of this Board. No bids for less than par and accrued interest on said bonds shall be considered. Section 5. Be it further resolved, etc., that in accordance with the au thority vested in this Board by the vote of the majority of the property tax payers, qualified to vote thereon, at a special election duly and regularly held on June 20th, 1912, a special tax of five mills on the dollar of the assessed val uation was levied by resolution of this Board dated August 5th, 1912, on all property subject to State taxation in saidOpelousas School District No. 1, 1st Police Jury Ward of the Parish of St. Landry, State of Louisiana, begin ning with and including the year 1912 and for all subsequent years to and includ ing the year 1921, for the purpose of paying the interest and principal of the Sixty-Five Thousand Dollars of Bonds, the issuance of which was authorized by resolution of this Board, passed on the 5th day of August 1912; and where as there will be a surplus of over Twenty Thousand Dollars resulting from this special tax, after providing for the payment of the Sixty-Five Thousand Dollars of bonds and coupons already referred to, and, whereas the majority of the property tax-payers and qualified electors of Opelousas School District No. 1, 1st Police Jury Ward of the Parish of St. Landry, State of Lou isiana, voting at a special election held on the 16th day of April, 1913, did au thorize this Board to fund Fourteen Thousand Dollars worth of bonds out of this surplus, now, therefore, be it further resolved that the proceeds of the surplus of said special tax, so to be solicited, shall be scarcely devoted and applied to the payment of said interest and principal of said Fourteen Thousand Dollars of bonds as same shall become due. Section 6. Be it further resolved, etc., that as said special taxes are col lected and received by this Board they shall be applied first to the payment of any interest or principal of said bonds then maturing, and any balance shall be set aside separate and apart from all other funds of the Board and shall be known as the General Sinking Fund, which shall be invested from time to time in such bonds or other securities as may be authorized by law, but no investment shall be made except when duly approved by resolution of this Board. On January 1st, 1914, and on the same date of each year thereafter, thereafter, there shall be set aside from the General Sinking Fund for the pay ment of the principal of said bonds an amount sufficient to pay one tenth of the principal of said bonds then out standing, which said funds when so set aside shall be known as the Specific Sinking Fund and shall be applied sacredly and exclusively to the pay ment of the principal of said bonds as they mature. CERTIFICATE. State of Louisiana, Parish of St. Landry. Personally came and appeared before me, the undersigned authority, C. J. Thompson, who being first by me duly sworn, deposes and says that he was on the ?7th day of July, 1913, and is now Secretary of the Parish Board of School Directors of the Parish of St Landry, La., and that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of the extract of the minutes of the meeting of said Board held on the 0th dayof July, 1913. C. J. THOMPSON. Sworn and subscribed before me on this 9th day of July, 1913. J. R. PAVY, Notary Public. Mr. Lyman offered the following res olution and moved its adoption: Whereas Section 2 of Act 256 of 1910 specially authorizes a board of school directors to call a special election for the purpose of submitting to property tax-payers, who are authorized to vote at such special election, under the Con stitution and laws of the State of Lou isiana, a proposition to levy a special tax not to exceed the limit that is-now or hereafter may be fixed by the Con stitution of Louisiana, for the purpose of ging additional aid to the public schtools, Iterefore, Section 1. Be it ordained by the Parish Board of School Directors of the Parish of St. Landry, Loisimana, in re ular session convened, that a specil election, to be paticipated by the property tax-payers of the Parish of St. Landry. saving and excepting those jproperty tax-payers and qualified elec tors who reside m that portion of the said District which is known as the Bayou Boeuf School District No. 31 of the Par ishes of Avoyelles and St. Landry, which has passed out of the jurisdiction of this Parish Board of-School Directors, and which is now under the jurisdic tion and control of the Parish Board of School Directors of the Parish of Avoy elles, La., be and the same is hereby ordered to be held under the provisions of Act 256 of the General Assembly of 1910, and other laws on the subject, on the 14th day of August, 1913, between the hours of seven o'clock a. m. and five o'clock p. m., at all the usual poll ing places as now established, or to be established for the specific purpose of this election, except the polling place called Barbreck in Buyou Boeuf School District No. 31, for the purpose of tak ing the sense of the property tax-pay ers within said parish of St. Landry, qualified as electors under the Con stitution and laws of the State of Lou isiana, upon the following proposition, to-wit: Whether or not a special tax of three mills on the dollar on all the taxable property in said parish, saving and ex cepting that located in Bayou Boeuf School District No. 31, subject to State taxation, should be levied annually for the period of five years, beginning with the year 1913, for the purpose of "Giv ing additional aid to the publicschools." Section 2. Be it further ordained that the Secretary of this Board be and he is hereby instructed to have pre pared for use at such special election a sufficient number of ballots, on each of which shall be printed all the proposi tions montioned in Section 1 of this resolution, arranged in such manner as to enable the voters to vote on each one seperately, and in the following form: Proposition to levy annually a special tax of three mills on the dollar on all taxable property in said Par- YES ish of St. Landry, saving and excepting that located in Bayou Boeuf School District No. 31, subject to State taxation for the period of five years, beginning with the NO year 1913, for the purpose of giving ad ditional aid to public schools. Taxable Valuation ...................................... Signature of Voler.................................. Notice to Voters. To vote in favor of said proposition submitted on this ballot place a cross mark (X) in the square after the word Yes, and to vote against it place a sim ilar mark after the word No. And the Secretary of this Board be and is hereby instructfd to have prepraed for the use of said special election all necessary ballot boxes, tally sheets, lists of voters, assessed valuation of property and compiled statements of voters in number and amount. Section 3. That the polling places for said election shall be at the follow ing respective places, and the follow ing named respective persons are ap pointed respectively to serve as Com missioners and Clerks at the following named respective polling places. All of whom shall serve without compen sation, and said election shall be con ducted under the laws of the State applicable thereto, viz: Opelousas-Commissioners, H. D. Larcade, J. J. Thompson, Gus E. Du pre; Clerk, J. H. Harmonson. Bellevue - Commissioners, Frank Dimmick, Leandre Lavergne, R. Lee Wilson; Clerk, Page Walker. Plaisance - Commissioners, Frank Vidrine, Edgar T. Dupre, Adolpe Guil lory ; Clerk, Dallas P. Pitre. Grand Coteau-Commisstoners, E. J. Guilbeau, E. V. Barry, Robt. Barry; Clerk, W. J. Boudreau. Coulee Crouche-Commissioners, W. D. Hargroder, Jos. F. Sibille, E. A. Cumming; Clerk, Dr. L. Landry. Arnaudville-Commissioners, H. W. Wilkerson, Sr., Armstrong Smith, F. Morrough; Clerk, J. A. Guidroz. Leonville - Commissioners, Theo phile Speyrer, Emile Robin, V. C. De villiers; Clerk, Dr. G. Richard. Notleyville-Commissioners, C. C. Devilliers, Alex. Stelley, Louis Mouret; Clerk, Adam McBride. Port Barre-Commissioners, A. J. Cormier, Ashton Dejean, J. B. Linds ley; Clerk. H. B. Taylor. Waxia-Commissioners, S. C. Taylor, Charles Duckworth, Leon LeBlanc; Clerk, Carl Woobs. Palmetto - Commissioners, J a k e Meyers, E. Monteilh, A. D. Hawkins; Clerk, Simon Isaacson. Melville-Commissioners, F. M. Able, W. T. Smith, A. Rosenberg; Clerk, E. J. LeBlanc. Bayou Current-Commissioners, J. F. Anderson, G. V. Berger, P. G. Boy kin; Clerk, Gus. Rosenberg. Big Cane-Commissioners, Jesse Van noy, T. C. Foote, L. A. Havard; Clerk, Sylvan Godchaux. Morrow-Commissioners, R. E. Bur leigh, W. B. Clopton, J. C. Foster; Clerk, H. E. Lowery. Washington-Commissioners, Robt. Dunbar, Henry Winkler, H. P. War telle; Cleak, Paul Lastrapes. Garland - Commissioners, Is aac Goetz, W. W. Daniels, W. L. Beall; Clerk, J. W. Harvey. Whiteville - Commissioners, E. C. Milburn, C. W. Reed, Marshall Stagg; Clerk, Adam Stagg. Jas. H. Lewis-Commissioners, Jas. H. Lewis, L. D. Lewis, W. H. Lewis; Clerk, Leon Camobell. Grand Prairie-Commissioners, R. C. Fontenot, Cleophas Doucet, Omer M. Dupre; Clerk, L. A. Desehotels. Eunice-Commissioners, Tobe An drews, Olibe Manuel, J. L Hammers; Clerk, Henry Landry. Faquetaique-Commissoners, Pete Brown, Oscar B. Comeau, Martion Mc Gee; Clerk, Louis Savoie. Plaquemine Point-Commissioners, Charles Bourqne, A. W. De.ean, Adam (lay; Clerk, A. M. Young. Mallet-Commissioiers, C. N. Bert rand, Ernest Dejean, Allen McCoy; Clerk, Robert McClelland. Whereas, Barbreck is the only poll ing place in the Barbreek voting pre-i cinct, and whereas it is located in Bayou Bocuf School District No. 31, therefore, be it resolved that for the purpose of this special election a pol irg place be established at the resi dence of James H. Lewis on Bayou Boeauf in this Parish. Section 4. The President of this Board is hereby instructed to give no tice of the special election herein or dered by his proclamation to be pub lished according to law; and in said proclamation he shall aannounce that at ten o'clock a. m., A 1fS.lath, 191, this Board will meet atpeo La., and in open session proceed to open the ballot boxes, examine and count "the ballots in number and amount, ex amme and eanvass the returns and jdeclare the results of the election. On roU caR the f& ~ voted in Ihe affirm8tive: Lar cade, Perkins, Andreont. Durio, Boudreau, Joseph, Hawkins, Fogleman, Carriere, Baker, Fontenot, Lyman, Dejean. In the negative: None. And the resolution was adopted. PROCLAMATION. Pursuant to a resolution passed by the Parish Board of School Directors of the Parish of St. Landry, Louisiana, at its regular session held on the 7th day of July, 1913, I, O. P. Daly, President of said Board, hereby give notice, that, in compliance with said resolution, a special election, to be participated in by the proerty tax-payers of the Parish of St. Landry, La., saving and execpt ing those proyerty tax-payers and quali fled electors who reside in that portion of said parish, which is known as Bayou Boeuf School District No. 31 of the parishes of Avoyelles and St. Lan dry, which has passed out of the jurisdiction of this Par ish of School Directors, and which is now under the jurisdiction and control of the Parish Board of School Directors of the Parish of Avovelles, La., will be held at all the polling places in the parish of St. Landry, La., as designated in the foregoing resolution, on the 14th day of August, 1913, between the hours of seven o'clock a. m. and five o'clock p. m., for the purpose of submitting to the property tax-payers, qualified under the Constitution and Laws of the State of Louisiana, to vote at said elec tion, the following proposition, to-wit: Proposition to levy annually a special tax of three mills on the dollar on all taxable property in said Parish of St. Land.y, saving and excepting that located in Bayou Boeuf School Dis trict No. 31, subject to State taxation, for the period of five years, begin ning with the year 1913, for the pur pose of: "Giving additional aid to the public schools." Notice is also given that at at ten o'clock a. m., on the 18th day of Aug ust, the said Parish Board of School Directors of the Parish of St. Landry, Louisiaha, will meet and in open session will proceed to open the ballot boxes, examine and count the ballots in num ber and amount, examine and canvass the returns and declare the result of said special election. This 7th day of July 1913. O. P. DALY, President. On motion of Dr. Joseph the following was adopted as the Budge of Revenues for the sea son 1912-14, viz: Parish appropriation ..$23, 000.00 Current school fund .... 27,603.84 Poll taxes ... .......... ...... 5,178.02 Interest on 15th sec tions ......... .. 1,700,00 Domestic Science, Ed nice ............................... .. 500.00 Agricultural H ig h Sdhoo......... ........... ....... 1,000.00 State High School Ap propriation .......... ............ 2,173.00 Fines.......... ...__....... 100.00 Total estimated funds for 1913-14 $61,255.86. ORDINANCE NO.31. Be it ordained by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the Town of Mel ville, La., in regular session convened That a special election be held on the fifth day of August, 1913 for the pur nose of taking the sense of the legal qualified voters within the incorpor ated l'mit of the said Town as to whether there should be a special tax of five mills for the purpose of erecting a Water Works and Electric Light Plant. The polls for the said election to be open at 6 a. m. and close at 7 p. m., ac cording to law. Said polls to be at the Town Hall. Be it further ordained, etc., That all ordinances or part of ordinances in con flict herewith are hereby repealed. 'Thus done and passed in regular ses sion convened this First day of July, 1913, A. D. LESTER J. WILLIAMS, Mayor. Attest: E.J. LEBLANC,'Clerk. Moved by R. H. Jones duly seconded and carried that the board do now ad journ. LESTER J. WILLIAMS, Mayor. Attest: E.J. LEBLANC Clerk. Proclamation of Election. I, L. J. Williams, Mayor of the Town of Melville, La., by authority vested in me by the ordinance of the Town of Melville, La., and the laws of the State of Louisiana, do issue this myt procla mation catling an election on Tuesday August 5,1913. A petition having becn presented to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen in regular session convened on July 1st. 1913, by the required quali fied voters tnd tax payers and land owners of the Town of Melville, call ing for an election to take the sense of the electors of the Town of Melville, whether there should be erected a water works and electric light plant by the imposition of a five mill tax for thirty years. The Mayor was directed to call said election. Therefore I, L. 'J. Williams, Mayor, do call said election to take place in the Town of Melville, at the Town Hall on the fifth day of August, 1913. The polls to open at 6 a. min., and re main open until 7 p. m. and I hereby appoint C. A. Couachaux, A, Rosen berg and C. B. McNeill, commissioners to hold said election. LETTER J. WILLIAMS, july 12-4t Mayor. AN ORDINANCE Be it ordained by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the Village or Leonville in regular session convened: Sec. I. That the salary of the Town Marshal be fixed at $16.60 per month and further that he be paid back sal ary of four months. Sec. 2. Be it further ordained, etc., that the said Marshal shall exercise the same duties as before and all ordi nances or Iparts of ordinances in con flict herewith be and the same are hereby repealed. On motion duly seconded, above ordi nance was adopted. On motion Mr. Cuntz, same duly see ondet the following bill was ordered paid: Cyprien Lalonde for guards for guards for small pox case - -$1300 There being no further business be fore the council same adjourned. ARTHUR LAHAYE, R. BOUDREAIT, Clerk. jy 12 3t otica. July 12th 1913. This is td certify that Celeste Que bedeaux, or Celeste Landry, my wife, has left my house, and I am not re sponsible for any debt or debts con tracted by her from now on from date above. MAURICE LANDRY. Taken Up. Taken up by the undersigned, i l my field, near Washington, aboutthree months ago, one sorrel mare, about eight years old, fourteen hands high, white spot in forehead. The owner or owners are hereby 'notified to come forward, prove prop Serty and take same away. LEON LASTRAPES, Washington, La. G®9aetl rlmee sa. Opelousas, La., July 7, 1913. To the Members of the Board of Aldermen of the City of Opelousas La. Gentlemen: You are hereby notified that there will be a meeting of your Honorable Board, this Monday evening, July 7th, 1913, at 4:00 o'clock, for the nurpose of considering and acting on an or dinance amending .ertain sec tions of the Water and Light Or dinance and acting on any mat ter relative to same. E. L. LOEB, Mayor. Attest: J. B. A. STAGG, City Clerk. Received the above notice on the 7th day of July, 1913, and on the same day and date I noti fied all members of the Board of Aldermen in person, except C. P. Dunbar, who is out of town. PLAIS HORN, City Court Marshal. Opelousas, La., July 7th, 1913. The Board of Aldermen met pursuant to the above call; pres ent E. L. Loeb, presiding; Alder men Shaw, D a n e I and Stelly; absent, Blacksher and Dunbar. There being a quorum present the meeting was called to order. The following ordinance was offered by Mr. Steliy AN ORDINANCE No. 11 of 1913. To amend Section 15 of an ordi nance of the City of Opelou sas, La., adopted Sept. 12, 1904, ntitied "An ordinance establishing rules for con sumers and users of water, electric light, fans and elec tric power, fixing the rates to be charged therefor, and prov ding for the installation of the meter system." Section 1. Be it ordained by the Mayor and Board of Alder-i men of the City of Opelousas, La., that Section Fifteen of an ordinance of the City of Opelou sas, La., adopted Sept. 12, 1904, entitled "An ordinance establish ing rules for consumers a n d users of water, electric light, fans and electric power, fixing the rates to be charged therefor, and providing for the installa tion of the meter system," be amended so as to read as follows; Section 15. Be it ordained, etc., That the following is es tablished to be the rates to be charged consumers and users of electric lights, fans, power, etc., from the city plant, to-wit: 10e per kilowat hour where 0 to 250 kilowats are used per month. r 9c per kilowat hour where 250 to 300 kilowats are used per month. 8c per kilowat hour where 300 to 350 kilowats are used per month. 7c per kilowat hour where 350 kilowats are"'used per month. In no case where a meter is used for electric lights or power shall a monthly bill be rendered for less than 50c where 1 to 10 lights are used. 75c where 10 to 20 lights are used $1.00 where more than 20 lights are used. Temporary lighting may be arranged for by agreement with the Superintendent but in no case shall the flat rate be less than the meter rate.: - Section 2. Be it further or dained, etc., That for good and sufficient cause this ordinance shall take effect from and after its adoption. E. L. LOEB, Mayor. Attest: J. B. A. STAGG, City Clerk. On motion duly seconded and carried The above ordinance after hav ing been read section by section and adopted in like manner, was unanimously adopted as a whole. On motion duly seconded and carried, the meeting of the Board of Aldermen was adjourned subject to call. E. L LOEB, Mayor. Attest: J. B. A. STAGG, City Clerk. PUBLIC SALE. State of Louisiana, Parish of St. Landry. By virtue of, and pursuant to an or der from Honorable Fred J. Grace, Register of the State Land Office, dated the llth day of June, 1913, and in con formity with Act No. 56 of the Acts of the General Assembly of 192, I WILL OFFER FOR SALE AND SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION at the principal door of the Court House of the Parish of St. Landry, at Opelousas, Louisiana, on Saturday, July 26, 1913, between the hours of 11 o'clock A. M. and 4 o'clock P. M., to the last and highest bidder, the followifg described property to-wit: "1 Lot, Lot 9, Block 9." TERMS OF SALE--CASH. For not less than Fifty Dollars. M. L SWORDS, Sheriff Per A. L A. Baton Rouge, La., June 11th, 1913. FRED J. GRACE, Register of State Land Office. NION BANK & iRUST O. OPELOUSAS, LOUISIANA. CGPIIAL STOCK. FULLY PAID--Ai00,000. WE PAY 3 ON S.iN ACCOUNTS 3 On Time Cer cates oftieposit J Ic WITH ABSOL'F SECURITY FISCAL Al IIT STTE OF LOIISIRIA COULD SCARCELY WALK ABOUT And For Three Semmers Mrs. Vim cent Was UmaMe to Attd to Any .1 Her Hosework Pleasant Hill, N. C.--"I suffered for three summers," writes Mrs. Walter Vincent, of this town, "and the third and last time, was my worst. I had dreadful nervous headashes and prostration, and was scarcely able to walk about. Could not do any of my housework. I also had dreadful pains in my back and sides and when one of those weak, sinking spells would come on me, I would have to give up and He down, until it wore off. I was certainly in a drealful state of health, when I finally decided to try Cardu. the woman's tonic, and I firmly Wherever the strain is greatest there the Ford is doubly fortifi ed-with Vanadium steel. And there is moie Vanadium used in Ford, than in any other auto mobile cunstruction. That's the reason the Ford is strongest lightest-and most durable. Here's the test: 300,000 Fords now in service. RunAt out SM25; Touring Car $300; Town Car 3800-f. o. b. Detroit, with all equipment. Get catalogue and all particularafrom JOSEPI laOtuELI & 8ANS, AIits. FOR ST. LANDRY AND EVANGLINE PARISHES. l ElllAI IRBITIE MOST EFFECTUAL SENERAL TOIC Groe's Tastss cil Tonic Combies both inTastelessfom. The Qsinisedris out aaris and the ran builds up the System. For Adits aind You know what you are taking when you take GROVE'S TASTELESS chill ToNIC, recognised for30 yearthrough out the South as the standard Malaria, Chill and Fever Remedy and General Strengthening Tonic. It is as strong as the strongest bitter tonic, but you do not taste the bitter because the ingredients do not dissolve in the mouth but do dis solve readily in the acids of the stomach. aranteed by your Draggist. We mean it. 50c. There is Only Onet "BRMEO sQUIvNIE" That ism BRAjE UNaEO Look for signature of E. W. GROVE on eery box. C saColin One Day. MORLEY CYPRESS CO. MORLEY - - - LOUISIANA CTESS LiHER, SMilES PERT FEE PISTS Highk t Cash Price Paid For Cyprems and Coonwodogsd /imrLands and ugin eA MOs, . : B. . AMtE IU.I 1 FIESlE ILSAL UI3~ElUrLK . Clarilon $1 per Year believe I would have died if I 'imi taken it. After I began taking Carded, I ai greatly helped, and all three bott.mi. lieved me entirely. I fattened up, and grew sae mm& stronger In three months, I fet like a other person altogether." Cardui is purely vegetable sad g acting. Its ingredients have a ndt to effect, on the womanly constituton. Cardul makes for Increased rtsad ; improves the appetite, tones up thei vous system, and helps to make gal'l sallow cheeks, fresh and rosy. Cardui has helped more than aula w weak women, during the past 50 yt.: It will surely do fpr yeou what i tl done for them. Try Carded today. Witae to: c Manmaos Medktnu C., vny Dept.. Chattuouga. Ten., mr. atryuc om on your c bes slN Treameat tar Womse.'mpaI is $wrap m. REEVES PAIN All EMI ATTIE SANEfl The Woe f"1, Old Reliable Dr. far "e s OldLR: mpmtPsemab r} T'hou ai< en aus s OlkiSi l « and a trW wilil convftli J y twrt OIL i the oat wccdaktM zm 4isiwede reuIWounds,;uEuqOld 0 Oh arrbuJrJoraefe, Grr*rmdftedE Eyi 5orlrtaa;3 t orl Scalp DiseaarrY rjuft gamgicsau. Ccmtixzuaflypeo*I Smain- mw otue for this famn afil r emedry. Guaraiteed by your Wamcsn*2Sc, 50c, $1.0