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One Gallon, 50c; 12 Gallon Carboy, $4.50, No Cash Checks on Goods Reduced in Prices. Jacobs News Depot Co.. MAIL ORDER HOUSE OPELOUSAS - - LOUISIANA P Four In Race For La coste's Job. There are already four candi dates out for the office of sheriff, finLafayette parish, which was left vacant by the death of Louis Laco- ste who had been the sheriff of afayette for ten years. Alphonse Peck, who was the chief deputy under Mr. Lacoste, hao the backing of a great many 8dmirers of the late sheriff; the other candidates, however, are busy campaigning and the elec tio promises to be a most excit i lng affair. Those already announced, be sis Mr. Peck, are Jack Doucet, F. M. Latiolais, and I. A. Brous S aid. There are a number of other prominent citizens of our sister parish who have been men tioned as possible candidates, but as the election is drawing near it is hardly expected that any other candidate will announce. Missionary Notes BY THE SOCIETY. The Methodist Episcopal Church, South, is.undertaking to give the gospel to forty millions of people in China, Japan, Ko rea, Brazil, Mexico, Cuba and Africa. To do this work adequately and properly we shall have on the field perhaps sixteen hun dred missionaries-nearly five times as many as now. The two million Southern Methodists give to foreign mis sions through all channels annu ally less than $900,000. This is only forty-six cents a member less than a penny a week. Nine physicians and three trained nurses compose our en tire medical force in our seven great mission fields. There is one medical missionary to each 38,00,000 people. In the same tatio Texas would have only one physician and 'nurse and the en tire United States less than 1i `hirty. iehool Board Proceedings. Opelousas, La., July 18th, 114. The parish Board of School Directors St. Lmndry Parish, La., met pursuant SadJ rrournment. The president and Sesident of the Board being ab meeting wascalled to order by of Mr. Andrepoat, Dr. A. a called to the chair as pres and the following mem to their names, viz: SDario, J. A. Perkins, H. D. - _j Andrepont, R. L. u Fogleman, W. B. Fae.dinot and a quorum. SM.aker the reading } ast. meeting was utes, as pub-' ,the newI . -* .. St. Landry High School submitted the following report: Opelousas, La., July 1.8th, 1914. To the President and Members of the Parish Board of School Directors of St. Landry Parish, La. Gentlemen: Your committee appoint ed by your Hon. Body for the purpose of acquiring a site and letting a con tract for the construction of the new St. Landry High School Building beg leave to report to you that it has performed the duties assigned to it. It purchased from Mrs. C. M. Thompson a square of ground for a school site and contracted with Caldwell Bros. for the erection of a modern fire-proof building thereon. The site has been paid for in full, as also has the building, which we re ceived as meeting the plans and speci fications under whichthe contract was awarded. Our delegated duties being now ended, we respectfully request that our repert be received and this committee be now discharged by your Honorable Body. Respectfully submitted, J. A. HAAS, Chairman. On motion of Mr. Andrepont the re port of the Building Committee was re ceived and the committee was dis charged with the thanks of this Board for the valuable services rendered by it. The Finance Committee submitted the following report as the Budget of Expenses for the year 1914-15. Opelousas, La., July 17th, 1914. To the President and Members of the School Board of the Parish of St. Landry. Gentlemen: We, your finance committee beg leave to report the fol lowing budget of expenses for the year 1914-1915: Teachers' salaries, 6 months. $49500 00 Superintendents' salary ........... 2000 0( Janitors' salary ...... ....... 950 00 Insurance on school buildings 1198 10 Office expenses, estimated...... 30000 Members per diem andmilage, estimated ............................ $ 420 00 Domestic Science......................... 150000 Agricultural High School ........... 125000 State appropriation for High Schools ................................ 1925 00 General Expense and Contin gent fund .............................. 2881 69 Total $61904 79 Respectfully, W. B. PRESCOTT, J. A. PERKINS, H. D. LARCADE, JR. Finance Committee. On motion of Mr. Hawkins the report of the Finance Committee was received and the foregoing statement was adopt ed as the Budget of Expenses for the fiscal year 1914-15. On motion of Mr. Larcade it was re solved that the high schools be credited with the balance due them on their state appropriations and the general fund be debited with it. Mr. Litton submitted the following proposition with reference to the fire insurance on the public school build ings of St. Landry Parish, viz: To the Honorable School Board of St. Landry Parish, .La. I agree to write the Fire Insurance of all parish public school houses, sub ject to fire insurance under previous resolution of your Board for three years for two annual premiums, with a deduction of fifteen per cent on all pre miums. ISAAC LITTON, Agent. On motion of Mr. Andrepont it was resolved that this Board accept the proposition of Mr. Litton for the in surance of public school houses. On motion of Mr. Perkins it was re solved that the St. Landry High School be authorized to spend fifty dollars per month for janitor services. On motion of Mr. Hawkins it was re solved that the public schools of St. Landry Parish open for the session of 1914-1 on September 21, 1914; that they close for the holidays on December 23, and re-open on January 4th, 1915. On motion of Mr. Hawkins ft was re olved -. that the 0i250 realized from the sale of a right of way fora pipe ine froui the Standard II Copa be1 used to build a fence around the grounds of the Upper Waxia School. On motion of Mr. Perkins the Board adjourned subject to call. A. C. DURIO, President pro term. C. J. THOMPSON, Secretary. - dL PEOPLE People in this t- ": "1 b^ glad to hear that the mixture of sIm.ple buck thorn bark, glycerine, e.c., known as Adlef-i-ka, can be obtained at our store. This simple -crmedy became famous by curing appendicitis and it has been found that JUST A SINGLE DOSE relieves sour stomach, gas on the stomach and con:ripation IN STANTLY because it drains off such a surprising amount of old foul mat ter from the body. F. C. Shute, Druggist. SHERIFF'S SALE EDWARD M. BOAGNI Versus SEDWIN A. STAMAN No. 20,089, 16th Judicial District Court, Parish of St. Landry, La. By virtue of a writ of seizure and sale, issued out of the Hohorable Six teenth Judicial District Court, in and for the parish of St. Landry, in the above entitled and numbered suit, and to me directed, I have seized and will offer for sale for cash, at public aqction to the last and highest bidder, at the front door of the Court House, of St. Landry parish, at Opelousas, La., on Saturday, August 8th, 1914, at 11 o'clock a. m., the following de scribed property, to-wit: 1st. A certain tract or parcel of land situated in Prairie Plaisance, in St. Lan dry Parish, La., together with all the buildings and improvements, thereon, containing one hundred and thirteen and 20-100 acres and bounded as follows: North byland formerly owned by Edgar Landry, now owned by Ertemon Lafleur, south by property of Mrs. C. H. Comeau or assigns, east by land formerly owned by Edgar Landry, now Ertemon Lafleur and land sold by Anatole Landry to E. A. Staman, and west by the tract of land herein secondly described, and land of Octave P. Pitre. 2nd. A certain tract or parcel of land, situated in the same neighborhood and adjoining the tract herein firstly described, together with all the build ings and improvements thereon, - con taming seventy-four acres, or eighty eight arpents, and bounded as follows, to-wit: North by land of Octave P. Pitre or assigns,south by Mrs. C. H. Comeau, or assigns, east by the tract herein firstly described, and west by land of Jules P. Pitre. Terms: Cash, to pay and satisfy the sum of six thousand two hundred and forty and no-100 dollars debt. with in terest and costs, unless the same is im mediately paid. july 4-6t M. L. SWORDS, Sheriff, NOTIlTE Washington, La, July 2, 1914. Acting in accord ance with law, notice is hereby given to all persons, firms, or corporations appearing as depositors on thebooks of the F drmers Bank & Trust Company, of Washington, La., now closed and in process of liquida tion to call at the office of the said bank in Washington, La., and present their claims for adjustment not later than the 2d day of January, 1915. The purpose of this notice is to en able all such persons to make due and legal proof of the justice of their claims. W. L. YOUNG, State Examiner of State Banks. July4 3 mos. FOR SALE CHEAP-Second hand bed room set, good as new. One share of Opelousas Rod & Gun Club stock. may 1i A. C. SKILS. MEMORABILIA! THE TRUTH IS THAT -fur the' peopti of Texas, Louiian.l, Okla "/ homaand adjoining territory, Colorado Springs, Denver and Boulder, Colo., are three of the most attractive, casily reached and ccmparra tively inexpensive vacation place- in th- West; that they are excellently r..if're T ,y nrtmer ous others near by, and that, -rith their cool altitudes, pure and mineralized waters, sdeiiht ful atmosphere and rugged picturesqueness, no equz;:- ir.::ir:-. or healthful situations can be found in any directi .-! With diculble-daily so!id thrcugh traine uasir quick sch:en!es. ew.n t: .t Worth and cnve:, including superb dining car service efo.rdi.g all n.-r.·s at moderate prices and under cond.tiona assuring their leisuirely er.G;cnM .t, c-d carrying palatial observation sleeperafrom NewOrleans, Shreveportand Dallas in connection with the Texas & Pacific Ry.. also stsndard s'eerpers from Galveston. Houeton. Cor-icrna and Dallas in ccnnectio., with the T rin i' & with the Mo.,Kans. & Texas Ry.-the Fort Worth & Denver City Ry. -("The Denver Road")-leaves nothing to be desired in the way of transpor tational service to and from the delightful t-.;itory referred to-end is there fore in a class to itself. Ticket Agents '.t e.iher of the .ev-m! :'nea 1.aterei ..~a'iond, or Mr. A. A. Gliason, G. P. A.., Fort Worth. Texas. will gladly supply beau:ifu!!y illustrated resort booklets. maps, schedules and information as to low-rate round-trip fares, etc., and all invite calls and correspondence. CITY BUSINESS DIRECTORY ,Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana. R. M. HOLLIER E.T. LEWIS Parish Surveyor ATTORNEY AT LAW . . P. 0. BOX 152. 131 W Landry St. Opelousas, :: Louisiana Blacksher's Market BAKERY and CONFECTIONERY Wholesale and Retail It looks right Extra Select It is right OYSTERS and FISH "And it Eats right Every Friday DelBUON0 "None Better Bread" Phone 320 Main Street Telephone 55, or Flag the Wagon T. George Chachere Mrs. Olympe Brand FLORIST Licensed Architect Prompt attention will be given Registered Patent Attorney to all orders, wl'tether deliv ered in person ar by wire. Opelousas, La Cut Flowers and Design:,. Market st Real Estate and Abstracts BLACKSHER BROS We solicit your Real Estate and Ab- dealers In stract busir ess and guarantee prompt Staple and Fancy and careful attention. Groceries Littell & Lawler Opelousas, - - Louisiana A GOOD PORTRAIT W. H. BURGESS Is the best kind of remembrance. Why ALL KINOS OF not have your photos taken by us? Arrange for your sitting today. RiE PA I i I N G Maxwell's Photo Studio Market St., next to Clarion Office -YOu2~Ž 'S Mrs. Corine Milsted Jewelry .. 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Red Seal Carbon Papers .- ed - s the leading ribbon and carbon lines on the market ftCYhke Catalogs and Sufplies Booklet on Request iemington Typewriter Co. (Incorporated) Sti o Creditors.-W.e, the un dersigned, Board of Re ceivers of the Little Belle Tabernacle No. 133 of the G. G. .W Or der of Brothers and Sisters of Loving Charity of Opelousas, La., do -hereby notify the creditors of saidorganization to come forward and present the claims within 30 days for the purpose of dissolving said organization. R. W. Nicholson,iR E. Donato, M. D)., Win. Halsey, Board of Receivers. An ad. in The Clarion Will - The Trust Company- The Ideal Executor, Administrator and Trusteel It is permanent ! Men die, leave the city, are influenced by friend ship or personal gain, lack experience, are faulty in judgment, become neglectful or untrustworthy. But the Union Bank & Trust Co. can act as Ex ecutor, Trustee or Administrator, and stands always the same. No charge for bonds. 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