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Rans'.c.1---Says: Washington, D. C., Feb. 21, '12. B. M Dorrity--Consul General, Columbian Woodmen. Worthy Guest: I became a member of the Columbian Woodmen abo it eiglht een months ago, u ;i your solici tation, and I wish w say that I am well pleased with the insur ance the order gave me. In my judgment, the order is based on sate financial plan; the rates seem to be scientifically arranged so as to meet all the ob ligations incurred. Yours in truth and works, J. E. RANSDELL. QUIlK PAYMENT OF EMEKlENCY BENEFIT One of the clauses in the Co himbian Woodmen Policy is an emergency benefit in cases of distress or other urgent need. As an evidence of the prompt manner in which all claims are paid by this order, the follow lng telegrams, exchanged be tween the home office and the Secretary of the Local House hold, in the case of Mrs. Exa Prewitt, who died in destitute circumstances at Mansfield, La., on the 7th inst.. will be read with interest: Crowley, La., Feb. 8th, 1915. Mr. 0,0 . St. Amand, Rhodes Bldg., Atlanta, Ga. Wire Secretary Williams, Mans field, emergency benefit, Mrs. .Prew itt, Winnsboro. Search records if not member of Winnsboro. Rush. Signed: B. M. DORRITY. Atlanta, Ga., Feb. 8, 1915. B M. Dorrity, Crowley, La. Have authorized by wire Secretary Williams of Mansfield to draw on so .dety for emergency fund one hundred dollars to defray funeral expenses of Guest Prewitt. J. G. ST. AMAND. Mansfield' La., Feb. 8th, 1915. J. 0. St. Amand, Eminent Sec'ty., Rhodes Bldg Atlanta, Ga. Mrs. Exa Preudtt said to be member Household number thirty two Winns bore, La., holding covenant forty-five thousand eighty eight died here last night without available funds for buri al. Understand Winnsboro Household Wire if party in good standing and whether you will protect burial ex pessan deduct frm covenant if ON dbyus. o. P. WILLIAMS, Woy a Secretary, Mansfield House s" P Willa, M eldLL 195 Soelty illhono yor daftfor hun dred dollars emergency untodefray *funeral expenses of Guest Exa Prewitt holder of covenant Iorty-five thousand eighty-eight for two thousand in Winns bore Household thirty-two if drawn in five days with copy of this telegram at. tached. J. G. St. AMAND, Eminent Sec'y. There is a local Household of this order in Opelousas, with a membership of eighty, com posed of some of the best citi zens of the community. It is desired to increase this member ship and to further this end, Peputy A. R. Hoffpauir is in the city in the interest of the order. Anyone interested in getting the best possible protec tion at the lowest adequate rate should get in tquch with him at once. Ring up 'phone 214. Opening Season. A full line of up-to-date ladies hats, new designs and styles in all the latest fads. Also a complete line of veils. They are all of a better quality than its price bring any where else and a greater variety of styles. A real treat formy frlends and patrons who are contemplating purchasing a new hat. Come and ook overmystock and be convinced. Wish to call your attention to the fact that I am the sole agent for the famous Niagara Face Bleach and Grey and Fad ed tuir Restorer and many other Ladies Bat MRS CORINE MILSTED, Main Street, Opelousas, La. Opelousas, Feb. 13, 1915. The attention of teachers, who will conduct the spelling test on February 26 1915, is called to the following cir culW issued by the Department of Ed sealon. C. J. THOMPSON, Supt. CIRCULAR NO. 178. January 30, 1915. Superintendent: of the teachers are in doubt whether or not ALL of the words ditferent groups, to be used in test March 26, should be teachers that they selections frona the' use ALL the words in .~,. rt.Superinteadent. a Notice of Adminlistration. ESTATE OF BENOIT FOURNIER. No. 6730, Probate Docket, 16th Judicial District Court. St. Landry Parish, La. Whereas, Andre Fournier, of St. Landry Parish, La., applies to be ap pointed administrator of the above numbered and entitled estate, Now, therefore, notice is hereby giv en to all parties interested to show cause, if any they can or have, within ten days from the first publication hereof, why the prayer of the said f petitioner should not be granted. By order of said Court. Opelousas, La., . . , 1915. HENRY LASTRAPES, Jr., f 13 2t Clerk of Court, Notice of Administr tion ESTATE OF THEOPHILE GUILLORY No. --, Probate Docket, 16th Judi cial District Court, St. Landry Par ish, La. Whereas, Marie Felecia Roy, of St. Landry Parish, La., applies to be ap I pointed administratrix of the above numbered and entitled estate, Now, therefore, notice is hereby giv en to all parties interested to show cause, if any they can or have, within ten days from the first publication hereof, why the prayer of the said petitioner should not be granted. By order of said Court. Opelousas, La., .. ., 1915. HENRY LASTRAPES, Jr., f 13 2t' Clerk of Court. j" Council Proceedings. i Opelousas, La., January 22nd, 1915. To the Members of the Board of Alder men, City of Opelousas, La. Y Gentlemen: You are hereby notifiec b- that there will be a Special Meeting o1 the Boardheld this Friday evening Jan. uary 22nd, 1915 at 7:30 for the purpose of adopting a Special Assessment Ordi. nance No. 2 levying special assessment on abutting property on south side of Vine street from Lombard street tc Veazie Avenue. (Sgd) E. L. LOEB, Mayor. T (Sgd) Attest: H. U. Callahan, City Clerl Received the above notice on the 2ý day of January 1915 and on the same 2- day and date I notified all of the mem. ;n bers. of the Board in person. f (Sgd) C. L. HAYES, Marshal. The Board of Aldermen met in Special session pursuant to the above call. )t Present: E. L. LOEB, Mayor, presid e ing; Aldermen Gosselin, Stelly and . Eastham. There being a quorum pres ent the meeting was called to order. SPECIAL ASSESSMENT ORDINANCE. Ordinance No. 2 of 1915. a To levy a Special Assessment on the property abutting the south side of Vine be street between Lombard street and Veazie Avenue, of the city of Opelousas, *d La., for the purpose of defraying the cost of constructing sidewalks, curbing and appurtances, on said street, under contract by the Mayor of the city of Opelousas, La., with DeJersey & Naff, Contractors, of date Aug. 27th, 1914 and s- to prorate the cost of construction of v- said sidewalks, curbing and appur if tances between the abutting property owners, and to provide the manner of enforcing the payment of said Special Assessment and to authorize the Mayor of the said city of Opelousas, La., to issue certificates of indebtednesss cov ering the deferred payments due by the respective proper owners on ac count of the construction of the said ) sidewalks, curbing and appurtenances. Section 1. Be it ordained by the May or and Board of Aldermen of the city of Opelousas, La., in Special Session con vened, that a special assessment be and the same is hereby levied upon the fol lowing described property in the man r ner set forth after the description of s- each separate iece of property, for the e purpose of defyin the cost of con it struction of sidewalks, curbing and ap i- purtances, abutting said property under d contract entered into by the Mayor of the city of Opelousas, La., with DeJer d sey & Naff, on August 27th, 1914 to-wit: o- St. Landry High School-339.2 feet if front on south side of Vine street bounded: north by Vine street; south by South street; east by Lombard street; west by Walnut street, the sum of two hundred sixty-six and 69-100 ($266.69). Dr. J. A. Haas-172.1 feet front on south side of Vine street bounded: north by Vine street; south by South y street; east by Walnut street; west by Lt Garland and Union streets, the sum of d two hundred and thirty-six and 96-100 1- (8236.96) dollars. * Mrs. Nettie Garland-172.1 feet front on south side Vine street bounded: north by Vine street; south by Haas; east by Haas; west by Union street, the sum of two hundred thirty-two and 61 100 ($232.61) dollars. 0 Mrs. F. G. Marks-175.7 feet front on - south side Vine street bounded: north - by Vine street; south by Loeb; east by Union street; west by Main street, the sum of two hundred forty and 93-100 - ($240.93) dollars. Henry Perrodin-171.6 feet front on 1 south side Vine street bounded: north 3 by Vine street; south by self; east by Main street; west by Cunningham, the sum of two hundred, thirty-three and - 14-100 (8233.14) dollars. Mrs. H. J. Cunningham-57 feet front on south side Vine street bounded: north by Vine street, south by Haas; east by Perrodin; west by Haas, the sum of seventy-eight and 65-100 (878.65) dollars. Dr. J. A. Haas-114.6 feet front on south side of Vine street bounded: t north by Vine street; south by self; east by Cunningham; west by Court street, the sum of one hundred, sixty i one and 50-100 (8161.50) dollars. Mrs. G. L. Dupre-200 feet front on south side Vine street bounded: north by Vine street; south by Estilette; east by Court street, west Estilette; the sum oftwo hundred, seventy-five and 83-100 (8275.83) dollars. E. D. Estilette-140 feet front on south side Vine staeet bounded: north by Vine street; south by Bohrer; east by Dupre; west by Market street, the sum of one hundred, ninety-three and 18-100 (8193.18) dollars. J. Landau-169.7 feet front on south side Vine street bounded: north by Vine street; south by Lacombe; east by Mar ket street; west by Pavy, the sum of two hundred, thirty-four and 10-100 (8234.10) dollars. Mrs. P. D. Pavy-178.3 feet front on south side Vine :street bounded: north by Vine street- south by Veazie; east by Landau; west byBayou Tesson, the sum of two hundred forty-two and 11-100 (8242.11) dollars. E. M. Boagni-124 feet front on south side Vine street bounded: north by I Vine street; south by self; east by Bayou I Tesson;,west by Simpson, the sum of 1 one hundred, sixty-five and 87-100 (#165.87) dollars. 4 A. S. Simpson-S0feet front on south side Vine street bounded: north by Vine street; south by Boagni; east by asity-i ad 8100 (858) dollars.of E. II. Boagni-100 feet front on south I uidop of Vine street bounded: north .by A Vine street; south by Boagni, east by Simpson; west by Boagni, the sum of one hundred, thirty-four and 97-100 (8134.97) dollars. E. M. Boagni-170 feet front on south side of Vine street bounded: north by i Vine street; south by Boagni; east by Boagni; west by Liberty street, the sum of two hundred, twenty-eight and 60 1100 ($228.60) dollars. M. L. Swords-340 feet front on south side of Vine street bounded: north by Vine street; south by Junge; east by Liberty street; west by Railroad Avenue the sum of three hundred, two and 09 100 (8302.09) dollars. St. Landry State Bank et als-88.5 feet front on South side Vine street bounded: north by Vine street; south by South street; east by Railroad Ave nue; west by M. L. & T. R. R., the sum of one hundred, eighteen and 38-100 (8118.38) dollars. M. L. & T. R. R. & S. S. Co.-17.5 feet fronton south side Vine street bounded: north by Vine street; south by self; east by Sandoz; westby Hyman, Hiller & Co., the sum of twenty and 76-100 ($20.76) dollars. Hyman, Hiller & Co-192 feet front south side Vine street, bounded: North b Vine st., south by Com.Žau, east by L. & T. R. R., west by Comeau, the sum of one hundred eighteen and 56 100 (8118.51) dollars. Mrs. C. H. Comeau-908 feet front on south side Vine st. bounded: North by Vine st., south by Cherry st., east by Hyman, Hiller & Co. and M. L. & T. R. R., west by Gulley, the sum of five hundred, twenty one and 74-100 ($521.74) dollarf. Pierce Oil Corporation-50 feet front on south side Vine st., bounded: North by Vine st., south, east and west by Comeau. the sum of thirty four and 06 100 ($34.06) dollars. Robert Chachere-117 feet front on south side Vine st., Lots 2 and 4, Block "E," Pavy Addition, the sum of forty one and 81-100 (841.81) dollars. E. Fisher, Sr.-Lots 10 and 12, Block "E" Pavy Addition, the sum of sixty one and 50-100 ($61.50) dollars. C. T. Griffith-Lots 14, 16 and 18, Block "E" Pavy Addition, the sum of eighty six and 40-100 ($86.40) dollars. Simon Stelly-Lots 2, 4 and 6, Block "F" Pavy Addition, the sum of ninety one and 10-100 ($91.10) dollars. B. H. Pavy-1.ot 8, Block "F" Pavy Addition, the sum of twenty nine and 60-100 (829.60) dollars. Estate Archie McPherson-Lot 10, Block "F" Pavy Addition, the sum of thirty-three and 95-100 (833.95) dollars. Preston Hollier-Lots 12, 14, 16, 18 and 20 Block "F" Pavy Addition, the sum of one hundred, forty eight and 75-100 (8148.75) dollars. Section 2. Be it further ordained, etc.' twenty (20) per cent of the amount herein assessed against each property owner as above set forth, shall be paid in cash and the balance shall be payable in five (5) equal annual installments, bearing interest at the rate of six (6) per cent per annum, interest payable annually, from the date of acceptance of said work, provided however, that any person or property owner, desiring to pay the entire assessment in cash, or any portion thereof, before maturity, shall have the privilege of sodoing. Section 3. Be it further ordained, etc., That in default of payment on the part of said property owner, or owners of the assessment herein levied against them, the City Attorney shall immediate ly proceed by suit in the name of this Municipality, to enforce payment in the manner provided by Section 4 of Act 147 of the General Assembly of Louisi ana, for the year 1902 as amended by Act 149 of 1912. Section 4. Be itfurther ordained, etc., That the Clerk of the Board of Alder men of this city, be and he is hereby directed to cause the above assessment and this ordinance recorded in the Mort gage records of the Recorder of the parish of St. Landry. Section 5. Be it further ordained, etc., That the Mayor of this city be and he 1s hereby authorized to issue in the name of the city of Cpelousas, La., five 4) certificates of indebtednes due on ac couut of the said sidwalks, curbing and appurtances constructed, such certifi cates to be in the sum of sixteen (11) per cent of the total assessment against the respective property owners herein above set forth, bearing interest at the rate of six (6) pr cent per annum from date until pad said interest being pay able annually dated on the day this or dinance is aopted and payment of the same secured by Special Assessment herein levied, the funds from a'hich shall be available solely for the purpose. of meeting said certificates at maturity, in principal and for no other purpose. Section 6. Be it further ordained, etc., That the certificates of indebted ness herein authorized and provided' for, shall have annexed to them, cou pons for interest payment in the usual form, and these coupons shall be re deemed and paid upon presentation to the Mayor of the City of Opelonsas, La., on or after the date they respec tively become due. The form of the certificates of indebtedness herein au thorized and provided for, shall be sub stantially as follows UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, STATE OF LOUISIANA, CITY OF OPELOUSAS. No....... 8 . Certificate of Indebtedness for Side. walk Construction. Opelousas, La., This is to certify that the City of Ope lousas La., is indebted unto DeJersey & Nafi, Contractors, in the sum of . (8.....) Dollars, together with six (6) per cent interest, said interest being payable annually, from date hereof un tpaid, payable to the order of the aia DeJersey & Naff, years from this date, out of the funds derived from the special assessment, levied by the Board of Aldermen of the City of Ope lousas, La., of date ...... 1914, against the following described property, and the owner thereof, to-wit: .......... on account of sidewalk and curb con struction abutting said property, the entire proceeds of which said special assessment are dedicated to they pay ment of this certificate and interest and the other four certificates and interest of this series, and being one-fifth part of the balance due the said DeJersey & Naff, on account of the sidewalk and curb construction, as per their contract with the City of Opelousas, La., of date August 27th, 1914, and of record in the office of the Clerk of Court of the Par ish of St. Landry, La., the interest to accrue on this certificate from date un til maturity hereof, being represented by coupons hereto attached which with the amount of this certificate are to be paid to the holder at maturity by cash warrant of the Mayor, upon surrender thereof, out of the funds which have been especially appropriated therefor by ordinance of the Board of Aldermen of the City of Opelousas, L., adopted on the............ dayof.....A. A. D.1915. -... ... -...., Mayor. Attest: ........ .. ..... -. ......, Clerk. Section 7. Be it further ordained, etc., That the Mayor be and he is here by authorized to have placed on the back of thesecertificates the following form of endorsement to 6e used, if so Imnproved '.Praiin ,Service m7 -- TO AND FROM 1 1Tw Orleanzs anYd IEO i ton. VIA Gulf Coast Lines WESTBOUND SC 1ED LJ L S EAST BOUND READ DOWN Effective Jan. 31, 1915 READ UP 7:40 P. M. 7:45 A.M. LEAVE NEW ORLEANS . . .ARRIVE 9:20 P.M. 8:00 A.M. 10:20 P. M. 10 25 " " BATON ROUGE " 6 40 " 5 25 " 12:46 A.M. 1 17 P.M. " OPELOUSAS . " 3 50 " 2 47 " 1:20 A. M. 1 58 " " . EUNICE " 311 " 213 " 2:09 A. M. 3 05 " " KINDER . " 2 14 " 1 26 i 3:20 A. M. 4 20 " " ... DEQUINCY . " 12 45 " 12.20 " 5:00 A.M. 6 00 " " ....BEAUMONT. .. " 11 05 A.M. 10 40 P.M. 7:30 A. M. 9 05 " ARRIVE HOUSTON .. LEAVE 8 00 " 8 i0 Through Trains with Electric Lighted Sleepers and First Class Coaches. Dining Cars on Day Trains. Throu h Sleepers between New Orleans and San Francisco via HOUSTON AND SANTA FE LINES-THE GRAND A NeW Way t0 Califor1n0 CANY N W Y. -T. J. TILLOTSON, Ticket Agent, GULF COAST LINES. (2-6-4t) ;t desired by the Contractors, to-wit: This & Certificate, and so much of the con f tract price named in the contract be 0 tween the City of Opelousas, La., and DeJersey & Naff, Contractors, for the it construction of sidewalks, and curbing h in the City of Opelousas, La., under y contract date ........, as is represented by these Certificates, is assigned to the holder hereof, and such holder is sub n rogated to each and every right exist k ing under the ordinance and contraci y to enforce payment of same. ................... ... Contractors. k Section 8. Be it further ordained, y etc., That for good and sufficient cause, this ordinance shall take effect from and after its adoption. .........I.. ......... . ., M ay or. Attest: ...................., Clerk. k The above ordidance, after having been read section by section and adopt y ed in a like manner, was adopted as a whole by the following vote: Y Yeas: Gosselin, Stelly and Eastham. Nays: None. Adopted January 22nd, 1915. , There being no further business the f meeting was adjourned subject to call. 1-30tf E. L. LOEB, Mayor, 8 Attest: H. U. CALLAHAN, Clerk. e AN ORDINANCE. Ordering a special election throughout the limits of the First Road District of the Fourth Police Jury Ward of the parish of St. Landry, to take the sense of the property tax-payers of said Road District in said ward, en titled to vote under the Constitution and laws of the state of Louisiana, as to whether a special tax of three mills on the dollar, per annum, in addition to the vehicle and per capita tax levied under existing ordinances, shall be levied on all taxable proper ty in said Road District, for a period of fifteen years, beginning with the year 1915; and as to whether the gov erning authority of said Road District shall be authorized to incur debt and issue bonds of the said First Road District of the Fourth Police Jury Ward of the parish of St. Landry, to the amount of thirty-two thousand dollars to run for a period of fifteen years, bearing interest at the rate of - 5 per cent per annum, payable an r nually, for the purpose of construct ing, maintaining and repairing the - public roads and bridges in said Road District; r Whereas, it is the voluntary will of t this body to call the election hereinafter provided for, and Whereas, Article 281 of the Constitu tion of 1913, and ActNo. 256 of the Acts of the Legislature adopted in the year 1910, as amended by Act 218 of 1912, and Act 193 of the Acts of the Legisla ture adopted in 1914, declare the Police Jury of the parish of St. Landry to be the governing authority through which the said First road district of the Fourth Police Jury Ward of said parish may levy a special tax on all taxable proper ty n said Road District, and may incnr and issue negotiable bonds for the purpose of constructing, maintaining I and r~epairing the public roads and bilges in said Road District, and Jrhereas, the assessed valuation of th said Road District amounts to one million one hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars ($1,125,000) and exist ing bonded indebtedness incurred un der Article 281 of the Constitution of 1908 and 1913, amounts to no dollars, which added to the proposed indebted ness, does not exceed the Constitutional limit which said road District is autho rized to incur, and Whereas, in order to extinguish the indebtedness herein provided for, and to pay off in principal and interest, the bonds, authority to issue which is herein proposed, and to keep the roads and bridges in said Road District in good repair and to maintain the same, after the payment of said bonds in principal and iuterest, it will be neces sary to annually levy a special tax of' three mills on the dollar, on all taxable property in said Road District, which said tax when added to the existing special taxes annually levied under Ar ticle 281 of the Constitution of 1898 and 1913, will not exceed the Constitutional limit of ten mills per annum on the dol lar of the assessed valuation of the property of said First Road District of I the Fourth Police Jury Ward of the parish of St. Landry; now therefore, Section 1. Be it ordained, by the Police Jury of the parish of St. Landry, in lawful session convened: that an~ election shall be and is hereby called to be held in the First Road District of the Fourth Police Jury Ward of the parish of St. Landry, on the 23rd day of Feb ruary, A. D. 1915, at which election the majority of the property tax-payers of the said First Road District of said Fourth Police Jury Ward of St. Landry parish, in number and amount eligible to vote and voting at said election, shall determine the propositions.I 1st. To authorize the First Road Dis trict of the Fourth Police Jury Ward of the parish of St. Landry, through its govei-in authority to incur debt and issue bond to the amount of thirty-two thousand dollars ($32,00Q) to runt or a. period of fifteen years, bearing interest at the rate of five pr centum (5 o o) per annum, pybe annually; thel funds thus derive to be -used for the purpose of constructing maintaining and repairingthepubic roads and1 bridges in said First Rod District of the said Fourth Police Jury Ward; 2nd. Whether a special tax of tharee mills oni the dollar per annum, in addi tion to the' vehicle and per capita tax levied under existing ordinances, shallt be levied on all taxable proper*" in the First Road District of the outPlice JuyWard of the parish of St. Landry, to extngish such debt as the govern-1 ing bdo said Road District may in-, cur and to pay such bonds in prmncipal and interestas it may issue under the authority' herein proposed to be grant-I ed it. The balance of said tax, after' s the payment of said bonds in principal - and interest, to be used by the govern ing authority of said Road District in I constructing, maintaining and repairing the roads and bridges of said First Road District of the said Fourth Police Jury r Ward. Section 2. Be it further ordained, I etc., That the ballot boxes, necessary - blanks and other necessary parapher nalia for the holding of said election tI shall be provided by the Clerk of the Police Jury, and shall cause to be print ed ballots for use in said election in the following form, to-wit: 1st. FOR THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS Proposition to authorize the First Road District of the Fourth Police Jury Ward of the parish of St. Landry, through its govern ing authority to incur debt YES and issue bonds to the amount of thirty-two thous and dollars ($32,000) to run for a period of fifteen years bearing interest at the rate of five per centum (5 0l0) per annum, payable annual ly; the funds thus derived .to be used for the purpose of constructing, maintain t ing and repairing the pub lic roads and bridges in said r First Road District of the NO Fourth Police Jury Ward of St. Landry Parish. Taxable valuation $. Signature of voter. 2nd. FOR THE LEVY OF A THREE MILL TAX. Proposition as to whether a special tax of three mills on the dollar per annum, in addition to the vehicle and per capita tax levied under existing ordinances shall be levied on all taxable prop. erty in the First Road Dis trict of the Fourth Police Ju- ES ry Ward of the parish of St. Landry, to extinguish such debt as the governing body of said Road District may incur and to pay such bonds in principal and interest as it may issue under the author ity herein proposed to be granted it. The balance of said tax after the payment of said bonds in principal and interest to be used by the governing authority of said Road District in con structing, maintaining and NO repatring the roads and bridges in saidRoad District of the Fourth Police Jury Ward of St. Landry Parish. Taxable valuation $... Signature of voter. NOTICE TO VOTERS: To vote in avor of the two propositions submitted upon this ballot place a cross (X) mark in the square after the word "Yes," to vote against it place a similar mark af ter the word "No." A voter may vote for one proposition and against the other, or against one and for the other. Section 3. Be it further ordained, etc., That the compensation of the Election Commissioners at said electiou shall be three dollars per day, and for Deputy Sheriff, if one be appointed, three dollars per day, and said election shall be held at the following places and by the officials here named, each being a registered voter: I. At Melville: Electioni Commission ers: A. Rosenberg, Ira Westbrook and F. B. Cason, Sr.; and Lyman Lyons, Clerk. 2. At Krotz Springs: Election Com missioners: Alva Krotz, C. W. Krotz and Ike Jeffers; and Geo. Matthas, JClerk. 3. At Port Barre: Election Commis sioners: Collins Cormier, John Burleigh I and Ferdinand Dejean: and N. Lahaye, Clerk. Section 4. Be it further ordained, etc., That notice of this election con taining the propositions herein submit ted to the voters, shall be prepared and signed by the President and Clerk of the Police Jury and shall be published by the Clerk in the official journal by four weekly insertions, the date of the first insertion to be not less than thirty days before the date of the elec tion. That said notice shall further re cite that on Monday, the first day of March, A. D. 1915, at 2 o'clock p. in., the Police Jury will meet at Opelousas, La., in its rooms and there in public session open the ballot boxes, examine and canvass the returus and declare the result of said election, promulgate tbe same. Section 5. Be it further ordained, etc., That this ordinance take effect from and after its Dassane. Adopted Jan. 5th, 1915. FRANK DIMMICK, President. Attest: J. J. HEALEY, Clerk. [1-9-6t] ~OTICEOPADMrIwTINTA~i'EN RCSTATE OF MATTIE F. RICHARDsON. No. 6720. Probate Docket. 16thi Judicial District Court. Parish of St. Lanary, Ta. Whereas Aibert B. Burleigh of St. Landry hasappiedbyhis petition to be apponte administrator ot the above anumbered and entitled estate. lNow, thererore, notice is hereby given I to all parties interested to show cause, it any they can or have, within ten days fromt ofthe irt pblcation hseref why le,.rj By order ot said Court. febolotas La - - 1515. lavsguratenrictotheblood~and nothksy The trauardgenet r aalt sadthlrea. ie50ac, Meeting Democratic Executive Com mittee of the Town of Wash ington. Washington, La., Feb. 2, 1915. The Democratic Executive Committee of the Town of Wash - ington, La., met this day pursu ant to adjournment with the fol lowing members present: Leon I Wolff, Chairman and J. W. Bai ley, Jr., secretary; J. J. Hender son, absent. On motion the following reso lutions were adopted: Be it re solved that the following per sons. having complied with the Primary Election Law of the State of Louisiana and with the rules of this committee as to the filings of. notification and deposit are entitled to become candi dates for the offices opposite their names at the Democratic Election to be held February 16th, 4915, to-wit: Mayor Town of Washington - Jas. T. Mary; W. R. Peurifoy. Marshal of Washington-A. W. Winkler. Aldermen of Washington-J. W. Bailey, Jr., F. T. Boudreau, Jas. A. Going, J. M. Prescott, L. A. W. Quirk. Democratie Executive Commit tee-J. N. Brown, Kirt Lynch, Thos. McCaffery. In accordance with Section 28 of the Election Law of the State of Louisiana, we hereby declare A. W. Winkler, candidate for the town marshal; being unop posed is hereby declared nomi nee for the Democratic party for said office. Also the following candidates for aldermen: J. W. Bailey, Jr., F. T. Boudreau, Jas. A. Going, J. M. Prescott and L. A. W. Quirk, having no opposi tion are hereby declared to be the nominees of the Democratic party for the office of Aldermen. Also the following candidates: J. N. Brown, Kirt Lynch, and Thos. McCaffery for the Demo cratic Executive Committee of the Town of Washington having no opposition are hereby de clared to be the nominees of the Democratic party for said office. In accordance with Section 23 of the Primary Election Law (Act No. 49) the following par ties have been selected to serve as commissioners and clerks of Election at the Primary Election to be held on February 16th, 1915: Clerks-Philip Zernott, Gantt Nicholson. Commissoners - George War telle. L. H. Muller, Oscar Melan con. On motion, duly seconded and carried, committee adjourned to meet February 17th, 1915. LEON W.OLFF, Chairman. J. W. BAILEY, JR., Secretary. FOR 1915 Diaries Ledgers Journals Day Books Letter Flies iTypewriter Ribbons and Carbon Paper Send your orders to Jacobs News Depot Co. MAIL ORDER HOUSE Opelousas, La. Schell Canal Sale [Continued from page 7.] same and contains about 31.5 acres, leaving a balance in said tract of 150.5 acres, more or less, to be sold. (b) Also another tract of land in the same neighborhood, 'ion taining 42 acres, more or less, and bounded on the north by the Ianad of James Powers, south by the land formerly belonging to Cleo phas Comean, east by the laud of Mrs. Browater, west by the land of Rober4 Chapman. The pivperty above deseribed in J sub-paragraphs (a) and (b) is encumbered by a vendor's lien note for the sum of $3439.58, ex ecuted by J. Franklin Schell, drawn to the order of himself and endorsed in blank, dated Oct. 25, 11902, due Jan. 1, 1904, with in terest at the rate of 8 per cent per annum, interest being paid to May 26, 1913. 56. A certain tract of land Blacksher, wife of Thomas H. Har ris, an undivided half interest in " and to a certain tract or parcel of land situated in Plaisance, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, con taining in all 60 arpents, more or less, and bounded on the north by Bayou Carron, on the south by land formerly owned by Auguste Perrodin, on the east by the Bayou Carron and land formerly owned by Auguste Perrodin, and on the west by land of Hargroder. This property is encumbered by a vendor's lien note for $750.00, ex ecuted by R. R. Leh, dated March 11, 1914, due one year after date, with interest at the rate of 8 per cent per annum from date 57. Two small corners of land beside the canal right of way, containing 4.481 and 1.56 acres. respectively, acquired by The Union Irrigation Company from Godfroy Dupre by act of sale No. 69495 of the records of St. Landry Parish, Louisiana. MOVABLE PROPERTY. 58. One old Fairbanks Steam Shovel Co. dredge boat, 1 1-4 yard size. 59. One 25 h. p. Russel Steam Traction Engine. 60. One twin cylinder steam hoisting engine, about 30 h. p. with boiler. 61. One stationary steam en gine, about 6 h. p.. without boiler. 62. One large concrete mixer. 63. Three Russell elevating graders. 64. One lot of wagon and buggy material consisting of spokes, hubs, felloes, shafts, hickory lumber, etc. 65. One new Moline 3-bottom gang plow. 66. One second hand McCor mick mowing machi. 3. 67. 2250 lbs. Dynamite, 60 percent strength. 68. A lot of notes and ac counts. TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE. The terms and conditions of the sale of the above described property will be as follows to wit: Purchaser to pay in cash at the moment of adjudication 20 per cent of the amount of his adjudication, and which sum is the estimated prorata of the costs of the advertisement sale and other charges incidental thereto. For the balance of the pur chase price the purchaser will be required to execute a bond in favor of the Receivers, with one or more solvent sureties satisfac tory to the Receivers. Said bonds to be payable at twelve months from date, to bear 8 per cent per annum interest from date until paid, to contain a clause obligating the maker and surety to pay attorney's fees at 'the rate of 5 per cent on the principal and interest unpaid at maturity, if the same is placed in the hands of an attorney for collection, and said bond in ad dition to be secured by svecial mortgage, vendor's lien and privilege on the property which the same is given In part pay ment of. If any purchaser of real es tate holds a vendor's lien on such real estate so purchased, he shall only be required to pay in cash an amount sufficient to cover the cost of the sale of such piece or parcel so purchased, and the remainder of the purchase price by surrendering such ven dor's lien note or notes, if such notes are held to be valid by the court. WM. EDENBORN, HENRY P. DART, SR., Joint Receivers for the Unmon Irrigation Company. JoHN W. LEWIS, R. LEE GARLAND,* FOeTER, MILLING, BR.IAN& SAAL. Attorneys for Receivere.