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J. A. HaEs President. L. T. Castille, Cashier.
J. J. Thompson, Vice-Pres't. Leopold Simon, Ans't Cashier H. D. Larcade, Jr. Ass't Cash. A. A. Anding, Ass't Cashier TIlE T I St. Landry State Bank of Opelousas, La. Capital, Surplus and Undivided Profits . . $290,000.00. THIS BANK IS PLEASED TO t PLACE AT THE DISPOSAL I1 OF ITS CUSTOMERS THE FACILITIES OF A STRONG g A N D CONSERVATIVELY 4 MANAGED BANK : : : : : DIRECTORS: 9 J. L Baas, Jos. H. Boagnl, L T. Castillae 1 J J. Thompsoa, Samuel Haas, Cbas. F. Boaga. 1. BAHi UP GOO.S AT BANG UP PRIGES We have just opened up our Holiday II Line of Fire Works and have already started In by shooting the bottom out of the high prices for two reasons: First to make your holidays merry, and second, so not to carry over any thing in this line, which comprises: Fire Crackers of all kinds, Roman Candles, Red and Green Torcher, Sparklers, Torpedoes, Poppin Matches, Sky Rockets, Baloons, Nigger Chasers, t Pin Wheels, Paper Cap Pistols Whistl ing Cigars. THE CANDY KITCHEN K HONt a98 fill , rvr " . a J'j0 r COULD SCARCELY WALK ABOUT A6& Far Tree Summefrs EM Va. am Was UsBl to Atad to Fhugmnt HITl, N. C.-"I sufferci fio rlree uuetms," writes Mrs Walter Vio cto, ofitis tows, ,.aias third mid Assma, rwm my wort. it idaid mouvern !utehis u pr and was scarcely ais. is SWlta Cmii sit is ay cmy I - ls -ces ,. DriesmIJ y ld ad skies wmmca cae ci aIn t, Ilss - eely ain cis aa s s I . i al~j dod e QY r W l ý l t by * e ,rf .4. J. B. & A. J. WOLF General Distriutors Akamadtd la. believe I would have died if I hadn't taken it. After I began taking Cardui, I was greatly helped, and all three bottlesre lieved me entirely. I fattened up, and grew so much stronger in three months, I fel? like an other persa altogether." Card• i is purely vegetable ai etle ar_ Is. kI greudents hav a mild, .oic eet, oa tihe wanly constMle. CrFed ms for Iremasu. *l prres. the appet, oanm upse sr Ssystem, sad blp - bsh pal mleow chaehm frmsh ad vwy. Cdeei ha ha elped m aora a £aml week wones, dwurg tlh pt 5 yearr. It wl sarely de tor yea, what M ha dace for thnem. Try Cd( d foday. 1rsab: O at.n imu . r Ca. w_ . i . tL Ter... ' b"a ma Wa:, F-r Y- . mum.. SLICENSE ORDINANCE An ordinance for the levying and collecting of Parish Licenses for the year 1916: Be it ordained by the Police Jury of the Parish of St. Lan dry in regular session con vened: Section 1. That the license laws of the State of Louisiana now in force shall in so far as applicable be the license ordi nance of the Parish of St. Landry for the year 1916, ex cept as hereinafter modified and changed: Section 2. That the annual license for peddlers and hawkers in one and two horse vehicles shall be $15.00 and $20.00 respectively; Section 3. That the amount to be paid as an annual license tax by retail dealers in dis tilled, alcoholic and malt liquors shall be graded as fol lows: First Class: When the gross annual sales shall be $30,000.00 or more, the li cense shall be $2,500.00; Second Class: When the gross annual sales shall be less than $30,000.00 and not more than $20,000.00 the li cense shall be $2,000.00; Third Class: When the gross annual sales shall be less than $20,000.00 and not more than $10,000.00, the license shall be $1,500.00; Fourth Class: When the gross annual sales shall be $10,000.00 or less, the license shall be $800.00; Section 4. That this ordi nance shall take effect on and after January 1st, 1916. Adopted Dec. 6th, 1915. FRANK DIMMICK, President. Attest': J. J. HEALEY, Clerk. ANNUAL TAX ORDINANCE Whereas, by resolution adopted on October 4th, 1915, this body framed a udget of Eighty-One Thousand Three Hundred and Twenty-Six and 20-100 Dollars, ($81,326.20), as an estimate exhibiting the various items of expenditure that the parish of St. Landry would require for the year 1916, and Whereas, said budget hast been published in the St. Lan dry Clarion, the official news paper of this parish, for the full term of thirty (30) days as the law directs, and Whereas, an ad valorem tax of ten (10) mills on the dollar of the taxable property of this parish will be required in addition to the revenues to be derived under the license ordinance adopted to meet said budget; Now therefore, Be it ordain ed by the Police Jury of the Parish of St. Landry, that a tax of ten (10) mills on the dollar be, and is hereby, levied on all taxable property situ ated within this parish on which the State levies a tax, to meet said budget of expen ditures for the year 1916. Adopted Dec. 6th, 1915. FRANK DIMMICK, President. Attest: J. J. HEALEY, Clerk. AN ORDINANCE Section 1. Be it ordained by the Police Jury of the Par ish of St. Landry in regular session convened: That the polling place in Election Pre cinct No. 4, of the Sixth Police Jury Ward of the Parish of St. Landry, known as the Plaquemine Point Precinct, be changed from A. W. Dejean's store in said ward to the store of Joseph Boone & Co. in said precinct and ward, and that all elections be held at said polling place. Sec. 2. Be it further or dained, etc., That all ordi nances and resolutions in con flict with this ordinance be and the same are hereby re pealed. Adopted Dec. 7, 1915. FRANK DIMMICK, President. Attest: J. J. HEALEY, Clerk. NOTICE Sealed proposals will be re ceived by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of Opelou sas, La., from any bank or in dividual for the fiscal agency of said city for the next two years. Proposals will be re ceived to Tuesday, Dec. 21st, inst., at 12 o'clock M. For any information inquire at Mayor's office. E. L. LOEB. GEO. B. COOKE AN ORDINANCE Number Eight of Nineteen Fifteen. Providing for the levying of a license tax upon all per sons, associations of persons, firms or corporations, conduct ing the business of retail liquor dealers, within the cor porate limits of the City of Opelousas, La., for the year 1916, grading same, and pro viding penalities for the vio lation hereof. Section One: Be it ordain ed by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the City of Ope lousas, La., That there shall be, and there is hereby levied upon all person, firms, corpor ations or associations of per sons, engaged in the retail liquor business for the year 1916, the following license, to wit: Class "A": When the grosss annual receipts of said business shall be one hundred thousand dollars and over seventy-five thousand dollars the annual license shall be three thousand dollars. Class "B": When the gross annual receipts are sev enty-five thousand dollars and more than forty thousand dol lars the annual license shall be two thousand dollars. Class "C": When the gross annual receipts are less than forty thousand dollars the annual license shall be eight hundred dollars; pro vided that no license shall be issued under this ordinance for less than eight hundred dollars except as provided for by existing state laws to deal ers in malt and vinous liquors. Section Two: Be it further ordained, etc., That all ordi nances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith, or con trary hereto, be and the same are hereby repealed. (Sgd) E. L. LOEB, Mayor. Attest: (Sgd) H. U. CALLAHAN, City Clerk. AN ORDINANCE Number Nine of Nineteen Fifteen., To provide an annual rev- 4 enue for the City of Opelou sas, La., by levying an annual tax upon all the property sit uated within the corporate limits of said city, not exempt from taxation under the Laws and Constitution of the State of Louisiana, and providing the manner of enforcing the payment of same. Section One: Be it ordain ed by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the City of Ope lousas, La., that for the year 1916 there is hereby levied a tax of ten (10) ml.ls on the dollar of the assessed valua tion of all the property situ ated within the limits of the City of Opelousas, La., except such as is exempt from taxa-.i tion under the Constitution and laws of the State, three (3) mills of the aforesaid tax being hereby dedicated to the payment of the Street Im provement Bond Issue by the City of Opelousas, and paya ble out of the taxes of said city for the year 1916. Section Two: Be it further ordained, etc., That said taxes shall be due and collectible in accordance with the Con stitution and laws of this State and particularly Act 136 of 1898 and laws mendatory thereto. Section Three: Be it further ordained, etc., That this ordinance shall take ef fect from and after its publi cation in the official journal. Section Four: Be it further ordained, etc., That all ordi nances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith or con trary thereto, be and the same are hereby repealed. (Sgd) E. L. LOEB, Mayor. Attest: (Sgd) H. U. CALLAHAN, City Clerk. PARTITION SALE ANDRE ARCENEAU, ET ALS VERSUS LOUIS MOURET, JR., MI NOR, ET ALS No. 20, 446, 16th Judicial District Court, Parish of St. Landry, La. By virtue of a judgment rendered in the above number ed and entitled suit, signed by B. H. Pavy, Judge of the 16th Judicial District Court, of Louisiana, there will be sold, at public auction, by the un dersigned auctioneer, for the purpose of effecting a parti tion, to the last and highest bidder, at the principal front door of the Courthouse at Ope-_ lousas, La., on SATURDAY, JAN'. 15, 1916, at 11 o'clock a. m., the follow-I ing described property, - last. A plantatiou atte GE- ~By~oU TeeM una? Notley vile, with buildings and im provements thereon, contain ing one hundred and forty ar. pents, and bounded- as fol lows: North by Bayou Teche, South by Emile Robin, East by Dr. G. Richard and West by Mrs. Michel Castille. "2nd. Another tract situated in the same neighborhood, containing Twenty-seven and 60-100 acres, bounded as fol lows: North by Adam Car riere, South by Bayou Teche, East by Achille Devillier, West by George Hampton. "3rd. Two arpents of land at Notleyville, St. Landry par ish, with buildings and im provements thereon, bounded as follows: North by Bayou Teche, South by Dr. G. Rich ard, East by Dudley Devil lier, West by Dr. G. Richard." Terms: Cash. H. E. ESTORGE, nov 20-6t Auctioneer. Ta aiuli That oues Not affec Tih ,ue" Because of its tonic and laxativeeffect. LAXA TIVE BIOMO QUININEis betterthan ordinary Quinine and does not cause uervousness nor ringing in head. Remember the full name and look for the signature of E. W. GROVE. 25c. NOTICE is hereby given that I will apply to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the town of Melville, La., for a license or permit to operate a saloon for colored people, at my former place of business, for the year 1916. PAUL ARTALL. NOTICE TO TEACHERS By resolution of this Schoo Board the public schools of the parish will close for the Holidays after the close of the school day, on Thursday, Dec. 22rd and will reopen on Monday, Jan. 3rd., 1916. C. J. THOMPSON, Supt. NOTICE is hereby given that I will apply to the police jury of the parish of St. Landry for a permit or license to oper ate a saloon for white people, in my former place of business, at Mallet, La., for the year 1916. dec 18-4t C. N. BERTRAND. FOR A trained nurse, a Mas seur Graduate Mid-wife, write or phone Mrs. W. N. Davis, Phone No. 359, Residence No. 651 Vine Street, Opelousas, NOTICE: Bids Will be re ceived from the Banks of St. Landry Parish for the Fiscal Agency of the Parish Board of School Directors of St. Lan dry Parish, La,. for the two years beginning Feb. 1st, 1916. All sealed bids must be ad dressed to C. J. Thompson, Secretary, and shall have superscribed on the envelope containing the bid the words "Bid for Fiscal Agency." Said bids must be in the hands of the Secretary by 6 P. M., on Tuesday, Jan. 11th, 1916, and they will be opened and the contract adjudicated at a meeting to be held on Thursday, Jan. 13th. 1916. C. J. THOMPSON, dec 18-4t Secretary. NOTICE is hereby given that I will apply to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the town of Melville, La., for a license or permit to operate a saloon for white people for the year 1916; at my former place of business. ABLE AND CAPPS. R Talk plus The salesman who is a sd ler and not an order-taker is backed by a certain per sonal force - and appear ance. There is something to him besides mere talk. We'll give the proper appear ance---nd add this. certain per sonal force--to your printed matter so that it will --sell goods. Get in touch with as today and we'll show you how. BODEMULLER The Printer OPELOUSAS., LA. Wher You Nee.i daBoeral. T- , Tafke Gove's The Ol Stbasidm Grove'a etes hifl Toa is equa y vamiSbe as , OGewase Tonic bema. e it contaihe at IRON. It setaoas e- tiat M "i out~s · Xald si~hetkeWW lot of yogung mles for sale. Some of them ar gentle and broke. W. S. Ringtpis, Ope. lousas, La. dec 11-4t Pades Careda In 6 to 14 Duye Your druggist wil retnad. mony if PAZO OgNTMSNT fell to cure eso case .f itching, 534ad.BleediugorP otr ud·EIiwEnabUL4d t Thefitrstaaom giius rn $e t . Don't let that cough hang on. Stop it before it goes too far. Heed the warning. Gt SE-RAR-BT aGE.RAMI.D LUMOQ 3iLSa for coughs sad colds, bronehitiseroupwhcop. sug cough, lug and throat troubles. At yourrasggias in2fe bottles. Acoeptue substitute. Shuts's Drug Store OR IM2 na 7Testimwiljh 0' h0e 6e kI Cared 300 bushels of well cleaned Lespedeza seed for sale. T. C. Foot, Rosa, La. 11-27-4t SUCCESSION SALE ESTATE OF CYPRIEN DES HOTELS AND WIFE No. 6761, 16th Judicial Dis trict Court, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana. By virtue of an order of the Honorable the Sixteenth Ju dicial District, Court of Louis iana, in and for- the Parish of St. Landry, signed by B. H. Pavy, Judge of said Court, and in pursuance of a commission to me directed, I will sell at public auction, to the last and highest bidder,: on the premises in Faubourg, La., on SATURDAY, JAN. 15, 1916, at 11 o'clock a. m., the follow ing described property, to-wit: A certain tract of land, be ing the last residence of the deceased situated in Faubourg, containing seventy-eight ar pents and bounded on the north by Bayou Cocodrie, south by land of Deshotels,. on the east by land of Samuel, Haas and on the west by land of Mrs. Zelima Deshotels. Terms: One-third cash, bal ance if any, on a credit of on and two years. ADAM DESHOTEIS, Administrator. nov 27 6t SUCCESSION SALE. ESTATE OF MARY C. RICHARD No. 6764, Probate Docket,,4 16th Judicial District Court,, Parish :of St. Landry, La. By virtue of an order of the t Honorable the Sixteenth Ju dicial District Court of Louis-1 iana, in' and for the Parish of a St. Landry, signed by B. H. Pavy, Judge of said Court, there will be sold by the un dersigned tutor, or any duly a qualified auctioneer, at pub- 1 lic auction, to the last and I highest bidder, at the last res idence of the deceased, situ ated in the City of Opelousas, I in Ray's addition, just west of the M. L. & T. .& R. & S. S. Co., on SATURDAY, DEC, 18, 191., at 11 o'clock a. n., the follow ing descried property, to wit: 1. A certain lot of ground with all the buildings and mn provements thereon, situated in the city of Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, La., boundedi North by HillSt., South, b y Vidrine or Guidry St., Ea~c by property of Saut Rticha;t4. and West by property formerly belonging to Stilas sf..-an. Being the. same pr3perty which Mrs. Corinne rchard, deceased, purchased from Dr.: Ja 0. . Ray., on. J.. 14, 1911, by act recorded .Jan. i 1-1 1 ih conveyance iolk IP Ni. 41-4, at page 9. S On.wagon. 1>4 rs;~~M04s~l~· Iwrsk coar in theaS u About -e, head of boss. toes. TE1MS: Gash. ALBERT C. OS nov 13-6t T he a ;a Board as a whLo aril Budget Committee, , b A ommended the feoiw5s s the Budget for 1910: ~ Mayor ......... .r$ City Clerk and A. sessor .. . . .... Marshal . ... .. ... Street Commissioner Sn City Attorney .... .. City Physician. ... : 1 Aldermen .. .. Court Constable .. .5 Night Police .. Janitor .. ... ... . Fire Department . . City Judge ..... Indigent ..... N. Board of Health .. City Hall rent .. . Printing ... .... .. Cemetery ... .. Prin. and int. on street inm. bond issue, three mills. Contingent fpnd ... . O Signed: E. L. Loeb, S. Stelly, M. A. Fields, L. A. Gosselin, L. L Danel, ' E. K. Eastham. Notice is hereby = I will apply to- th Board of Ald;rmre the. to wn 'etf, for a license oe operate a saloon f*r pie for the year 1i14l building know. a Catille Building, as leon Avenue. dec 4 4t: I will apply ti the City of Opelouse a licease:of . mt a saloon, forj t for the ye'Jar mer place of Landry St : sa Avenne. . dec 44 Notice is e I will apply to6tM ' Board of Town of W a license of a saloon f:. I for the year 191j mer place of bsi building know ~ Dupre buildi Street. dec 4 4t Notiee is ereb .I will apply to tL1 Board of Al City of Opelousas, a lieense of pert I for the year 19 mer plae ofb Lawler and' to the City wf 1 YxO;'-' -:~: _ r r A -r ýi.. ; ~ ltrw w~aastve .y trtqa been th~oe - i~~*a.?l atieer i~~ -ji? EL- a3*aM to. fit~p clsiit·· ~ TiirtR ois$$ n~ei~a' theii se~iteoWf Fozr fi*rtJr jtoAbt.ifrenirs Barih~ib~-liii,.: