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Opelousas, La., Jtiy 22I& 1915.
To accomodate partiesgoing hunt ing and fishing at Halfmno and Second Lakes the. Texas & Pacific Railway Company will sell to parties of five or more on one ticket, "any day in the year" good for return six days from 4ate of sale. To ealf Moon and r~e '5 per Capita, to Second Lake" al return 80c per Capita. Train due to leave Opelousas at 8:15 a. m., returning arriving at Opelousas 3:05 p. m. Fishing is reorted as be ing very good at both lakes now, and an outing can be enjoyed at a very small cost. J. W. JORDON, Agent. Sa n OTHE .HiBKOF OURKOITOR$ JUST AS CONFIDENE IS THE"' : I BASIS OF ALL BUSINESS The Fac that year after year the e R [en and Women Deposit their Money with ' this Baktprovn thus their onfidene in the integrity and corret Business Manage S r•menrt of our Bank, entites us to the Cafi donee of all who have fus to depoalt. ' The great State of Louisiana has selected th~ Bank as its Devt.a, t recogn ing it as a anking A of the high est lass. We respectfully invite the ac count of all Reliale Depositorr. Shis Inkas d TrnlkstC 1 1 Captr $100 ,000.00 Are Yo r Shoes Sick? SED. THEM TO Itl IE LECTRII IHE REPAIR16 IIr Have them Made Sound Aeah l at A Trifh Cost.' - Sole (Sewed) at 75 cents; Rhtbber Heels cents WORL sfle WHrrLE PU WAIT Shoes sent one day w~1 be returned the next day. Termsa Cashm with order, or C. . D. Parcels Pst . . : ." . DIE TRIAL WILL lAKE YOU A REBULAB GUSTNEEl Co ,ffee Tea Ohocolate Cakes and Pies At all hoers at tho eatrance to th. Jul Mrs. Bill Lewis I , -i STb Peoples Stat lank ' CAITAL STICK $30,00 WE PAY David Roos, Presie ~SenaestNs Vues-Praeldent, Lreon r. I rcm de d ca adent Lad i. N. Chi At C leashier David REan ssea seraus J. . Urn** Leon S Has. lawue 14U11 PROC.AISATOV4 Pursuant to an ordinance passed. by the Board of Commissioners of the Bayou Mallet and Plaquemine Drain age Distfict of the Parish of St. Lean dry, La.. at its regular meeting held on the 15th day of July, A. D. 1915, 1, Charles F. Boni,. President of the said Board, hereby give notice that, i in compliance with said ordinance, a special election will be held in the Bayou Mallet and Plaquemine Drain age District of the Parish of St. Lan dry, La., on Wednesday, the 1st day of Setember, 1915, for the purpose of submiting to the property owners qualified under the Constitution and laws of Louisiana to vote at said elec Stion, the following proposition, to wit: 1. To incur debt and iasse negota Ie bonds of the Bayou Mallet and Plaquemine Drainage Distarict of the . Parish of St. La.dry to the amant of thirty thousand dollars to run Sforty years beginning in 1191 and end toi in 1916,, both inclusive, bearia interest at the rate Of five per cent per annum fron July 1, 1915, payable annually, for the purpose of providing and ereating a system of drainage for the said distriet by dredging Bayou 1 Plaquemise and Bayou Mallet and their tributaries, completing the ca nals known as numbers 1 and I and their aecessories, and the cutting of such other canals and the opening of such other natural drains as may be necessary to eLectively rat said District ,ad for the maintenance and improvement thereof. S2. To levy an annual contribution I or aereage tax of ten cents per aere on all the property subject to state tamt e to the Bayou Mallett and Plhaq ae Drainage District of the Pard-h . St. Landry for the perId of ) forty yetse for the prpose of peovid Ing an1 ameati a rystem teri age for the sedditrie t t by w t a i . ) Wisare uemsis and Bay llet td My a the canals lin numt er 2 s and ) their .. ies and the catting of sIw eaw e s and the openig ' nae is efteeaine draf.t said di - tai: , and fo 'th'mnten an sz and impro vement thereoft. For the purpose of said speaal stloe tionm the polng pla e will be V;. V. Ledonx's, and 3. V. 'Dpe V. V. L.i doa..r and pA-au . ie rav,. e a- he p.inted comisafoner and S. 3f Go selsa hat bei aetep-ad eir to serve at said electionl. At said e*ee tien, the pole wil open at 7 a. oaand edle at 9 p a, and the eltion wil obe c`ndeted in scorcesc with the laws of the State atof Louisfana app Notiee in also given tit at ten o'Clock. a. m on Thusday, Septeaber d 1915, the Board of mmi er of the Bayou Mallet and Plaquendmine Drainage District will meet i the P Jury Room of the Pari osf St. lanary, at Opelausas, La., and in oper -amieo wil proceed to open the be baes, eanlne ad uon the bats enitlt of Ispefia ele.tion. T '· I 1.A 1fýMS A- ORD.RA.CR Ordering a special election at which b . sasb t-, s t the peI rt :tomsa.ntdt ans of the state of Ltois lism of tihe Bayo Mallet and tque Drriag Ditaet of s Pa of St. Landry the qlmsto of I.s rl; rini debt and issuing negotiamle boada thmieet to the amount of thirty tbeoeand dollars 0($38,00 for the purpose of providlg and creating a system of drainage for the said dl - tr.et by 'dredging Bayou Plebtemi atnd, ayou Malet and their triuta rleo, completing the canals knonw as numbers 1 and I and their saeeesa ies and for the cutting of such other canals and the opening of sch - other natural drains as may be necessary to effectivrely drain sait district, and for t matenae and im vemnt thereof; and also the question of Tbvy fag and assesrain an annual eontriH button or acreage tax of ten cents an] acre on all lands sittated within the] Umai at of said d gl a district, sob'.] sesto to aatrio, peariodM forty yeara begining with the year' 1#ls and endiga with the year 1955, both faci atlv. Seetion 1. Be it ordained by the SBoard of Comauifaoners of the Bayot 88 58881588 aDrainage DIa trct of the Parish of St. Landry ti resgular session convened, that, where as to carry out the purposes for which it was crested and in order to provide atd create a asytem of draifnse for said dsetrict and to efetivelyetdr ain the lands situated within the limits thereo it wilt he necessary &t dredge Bayous Pleasemie and Mallet and their tributaies, complete tshe canals known as numbers 1 and 2 and their accessories, uat such -other sanals said district as may be necessary to said district as mey be necessary to properly dra the lands situate within the limits of the sad district; to perform all other work necessary to make the sati drainage system ef-! fective, and to maintain and improve the sarne, it will he necessary that the Board of Comnissioners of the Bsyou Malet and lapeineDrain age District of the Parish of St Len dry be anthowised to incr debt sad to sasue negotiable bonds therefor, to the amount of thirty thousand dolars (88d000) in the don tions and bearPZTe iterest as- hereinafter set forth Section 1. And whereas, In order to ]irovide for the payment of the said blods in prinaipal and fiterest, it will be necessary to levy and assess an annual contributon or acrease ton of ten cents per acre on all lands site tate within the Rmins of said drain age district, salIbet to tazation, for a period of fortr ymas, ie It ordinaed, etc., tat a specisa election he, and ke ame is hereby ordered to be held the said Bayou Mallet and Pisnqus mine Dainage- Disticnt o the Parish of St. Laairy, on Wenetsday, Septema ber Ist, 1115, at V. V. Ledons's, ha tneion the bears of I a in. sand p. in., under the general election Iaws of the states, as far as appResah at which said election mshan be sensi ted to the 1aperty bmapers of mid draiage district entitdh to veto at smch cleetlep under the CoasPtltu sa laws of no stet of twulsana, the gfllowing propoeithwes, ho-wit Pkast-Wapher or net the Roiard at samimimerst tof the Rayen Mallet sad WhePleqmisa Deatage Datstst o te Parsl of St. Lander shaR le am therdet to 1war debt -ee somer aegotiahie bads therefo to the amount of thirty themed 4 s, sai bamb to be beta Oe(ober 1ks 1at bsearing isa per ceat per asa be~ae atl ,to sl ee in shot salt bla is to sia as foslows towi~ : Sbend Jy 1,191 ......$ 25 I bond Julyr 1, 117...... 25.. 9 1 bond July 1, 1918...... 25.00 I bond July 1 1 1 )9.. 8 . 25..* 1 bond July 1, .. ... . 00.0 1 bond July 1, 1921..... 300.0 1 bond July 1, 19.......03.00 I bond July 1, 1923...... 300.00 1 bond July 1, 1924...... 500.00 1 bond July 1, 1925...... .00.0 1 bond July 1, 192...... 500.00 I bond July 1, 1927..... 500.00 1 bond July 1, 1921...... 50.00 I bond July 1, 1929...... 500.00 I bond July 1, 1930...... 50.00 1 bond July 1, 1931...... 500.19 1 bond July 1, 1932...... 500.00 1 bond July 1, 1983...... 50800 I bond July , 194...... 750.60 1 bond July 1, 1935...... 750.00 1 bond July 1, 1926...... 75..O0 1 bond July 1, 1937...... 750.00 1 bond July 1, 1948...... 1,000.00 1 bond July 1, 1989...... 1,000.00 I bond July 1, 194...... 1,~0.00 1 bond July 1, 1943...... 1,0000 I bond July 1, 1942..... 1,000.00 I bond July 1, 194s...... 1,0.00 I bond July 1, 1944...... 1,00.00 1 bond July 1, 1945...... 1,000.0 I bond July 1, 194...... 1,000.00 1 bond July 1, 1947...... 1,00. . 1 bond July 1, 1948...... 1,000.00 1 bond July 1, 19491...... 1,000.00 1 bond July 1, 1950...... 1,000.00 r bond J.ly 1 1951...... 1,000.00 I bond July 1, 1953...... 1,000.00 1 boqd July 1. 1953...... 1,600.00 1 bond July 1, 1954...... 1,800.00 I bond July 1, 1355...... 8.000.00 for the purposes set forth in Section 1 of this ordinance: Second-Whether or not there sball be levied and asessed an annual con tributlon or acre tax of ten cents an acre on al lands sljfest to taxaw teo situated in the said district for a period of forty years, beginning with the year 1915 and ending with the year 1955, both inclusivea, t order to meet the payment of said bonds, or nuch thereof as may be issued, in principal and interest, for the par poses set forth in Section 1 of this ordbizne. Section & Be it fnrther ordained ate., That the ballots to be voted at thes said election shaI be in the iS. lowing form: FOR THE LtVYIN 0. o A T*X Proposition to loey an a anal contribtion or age tax of ten cents mare on all property to state taumion in the Yes o Mallt and Plaq 1 Drafae DMstrict of Parish ofat sLtLandry for -rH of forty years for purposeo of providi-ng crealat o% a'rsystem of dra ane for the rd dtrret and Bayou Malle and t saries. completion wals- bniib as ., Sunr 2 and t heir ies, and the ienthn u of e. fr of ach a other natural as a 'bes neceesarr to driely drain ea as d and fort thears k ~st ta.provementov . r Taxable valuateion p ..... a .. , ..fo ..rthepu e of o r.. NOTICE TO VOTERB:. To votdrie i favor of the s ti sandats u p this baest lace a seri (X) mb rk d in the asm"ES the werd "ree to vote agamst- it piee a sinhar m af t fter t Pi 'r aopos.tiSg to nes kno and Imbre boande o of o.e msetr and e mintDrpafefsse asestssart the amount of thirty tboo4 sanl drarns (I ,0m to re s forty years beginning v l 191a5 and endg iin mS teresot t hee rate _of fvr tunsm per annum fr Jay b1, l.e, lpatable .". o.. fa, tor the porpo of ridIng andm ere.t aing a tpe ac dasimila for afe t hE word Section 4. Beti, fi.rt oorl or daie la. aionem e an Bayoa t r6et .and t ,he i! .. .t the m e sho se o gi astoners and ce to s rv at said eaesotieo ando the a ae o et suc, otha r enal ofad oters of suek ch o aeor hrai drain ial may be sery to rtecgtrie a v payersteingce aad p iment thbaeot in t e a eSntnoecv tere oi gotert Te vote in favor of the o agons (t) mth rke far tio sumried a ,e the pors "Yes"; th eoe abafst it the a loitsa faoudt after thoe aon hecktomn ew e L rthelist o vtaers he., and then preaed t o th sal va or cinmbser aondrs muor km -rtally e sict sbho winge a hreer esection, nthe the time o apdmams e Mfo siect in f v eso tuamiaganstthre ete, That the ouPlisats aumui sl ate mater, ofhe eois oin numbe ors htat Tas nprtipal ab s e th ih s fvotf s r5315 a. red by t ahe d reg atr nd as 4vw moter, edter ant o mvbr tashe at patyers I oSif nas, not imeeml de whether he has voted ytlaser the plobs the omamisegdnoess al , it the Pstsetbs of t batal the bashots fount in -he a a vote f in number and wObEia bRee e nta r t se hadbe bate t i t i s ih t e r tints to this bodr through is swan dat and sa, within e tsa.m deay evr~ on anl~ anayireasei testj) mEkll V..?d t de e trate tallseeet Statement to e sCl at of the Iaiet Coast ofthe Parisk or St. La rY. who shale Ai the saae to his oice. Section 6 Be it fIuther ordated. That ts. body Shan meet n Thuers day, September 24 191, at Opelouase, La. and shall in public esaronpry.p cate to oaes the mbllot boeses cmi ine and eaacot the balots l. nenbe: and amsunt examine sad ecnass the retars, and declare the rests of said eleetion, which results shah be thereafter promulegated by thiWs body by publatiosfa in one issue of the ofs toarlst oft Ge Parish of St. Lan dry; sad tas body shal keep awrocees verbal of the manner to which the balot bases haee been openedk the r turns nvassed, and the raia f satd election masertained, sad shan rward one coa to the secretary of state, anothaer corpy to .the Cleark ot the District Court ofa G Pash oatf St Landry, who sha reortd the same on the artgage records, and the remIali ag copy shall be retaned in. the e a chives of the afte of thie bed. Section . Be it further ordaefa4 etc., That the oustdian of Ghe a chives or rescords of this body sbab preserve for a term of three months from the date of the proiigatiua of said eleetion thea ballots and Ge other returns there . Section L Be it frther sordaned etc.. That at said election all ddly quaed electors who are also praop erty taxpayers of the said aliage distriet, amss d on the asmu t roTll at made ad ied pryF to sai e'eetioa herein ordered, sucldiag wernen proearT taxparms residing in said drainage distriet, shalR be enti tied to vote, and womaen rvoters shaB tbe anwed to vote withut regtra ienin person or by agent in writitg to vote for' thems: ande vote"'s name sha bea indeased on h or her ballot by hineset er o hasel and she ballots voted by paOr shall have todorsed on thn the names of both the tazPayer and her roS; anr; d In ease the vrearmas nota haio write or sign his name, it shac el dole bt the piesonce of wltmassea Withes a ooie women voters shar attached to the ballots vraltlbur 0l43 and depeait in Ge ballet bat.. sectisa 8. Be it farther e -daimed etc. That th foiowng men aý om dnuy qued eleters shoE r as romanedoners sad clerk of lae m: eectson: & Vx Dua rm misehmer Reed ,oatene;S Z *eeseas £ '. VtF. V. 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