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J. .C. STORM.
COMMISSIONERS AND CLERKS OF
List of Commissioners and Clerks
of election selected by the Superv:s
ors of Election of the Parish o!
West Feliciana, Louisiana, to serve
at the General Election to be held
on Tuesday, November 5th, 1912:
St. Francisville, Ward 1.
Commissioners-R., M. Leake, W.
T. Forrester, G. W. Newman.
Olerk-R. NW. Tempel.
Deputy Sheriff-F. F. Converse.
Bayou Sara, Ward 1.
Commissioners--W. D. \Vills, H. A.
t3inning, Jno. M. Bell.
Clerk-Geo. M. Lester.
Deputy Sheriff-Mose Vantromp.
Commissioners-T. J. Ard, .1. G.
Perkins, S. C. Cobb.
Clerk-J. P. Harvey
Deputy Sheriff-J. C. Ball.
Commissioners-R. H. Barrow, W.
C. Howell, C. T. Tooraen.
Clerk-S. C. Stirling.
Deputy Sheriff-F. C. Wilcox.
Commissioners--C. H. Argue, W. I..
Stirling, C. F. Howell.
r)eputy Sheriff--Dave Taylor.
Poplar Springs, Ward 5.
t2ommlssioners-J. A. Bec~kham. W.
J. Ryder, A. P. Smith, Sr.
Clerk-N. A, Palmer.
Deputy Sheriff-W. J. Ryder.
Grange Hall, Ward 5.
Commissioners-J. P. Bowman, .r.,
W. R. Campbell, L. C. Spillman.
Clerk-L. P. Wright.
Deputy Sheriff-Joe Peterson.
Commissioners--J. D. Sadden, J. S.
Clack, W. B. Wells.
Clerk-Jno. F. Buckles.
Deputy Sheriff-John Ortis.
Commissioners-N. P. Hobgood, L.
1'. LeSassier, B. P. McWaters.
Clerk-E. J. Graham.
Deputy Sheriff--Mose McWaters.
8 Commissioners-B. I. Barrow, E. E.
McGehee, F. S. Percy.
Clerk-A. D. Percy.
* Deputy Sheriff-Nat Davis.
Commissioners-Ike Cutrer, J. P.
Maryman, W. I. Daniel.
Clerk-C. D. Lloyd.
Deputy Sheriff--Ose Hammond.
Commissioners-\W. B. Smith, S. L.
Lavergne, D. B. Faithorn.
Deputy Sheriff-R. S. Towles.
J. F. ARD, JR.,
E. S. MUSE,
Supervisors of Election.
T. W. RAYNHAM,
* Alex. Enoch,
Successor to E. Enochs, deal- :
: er and manufacturer of Sarco- :
phag,'s Monuments and Head- :
stones. Marble and Granite of a
: best quality. Workmanship :
at lowest prices.
PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL the
(Continued from first pagej cle
Louisiana. This would be a new ar- the
ticle to the Constitution. fac
The last and by far the most me
sweeping amendment is the one1 phg
which proposes to reorganize and re- ref
model the system of assessment and ish
taxation in this State. This would ma
make a new article to the Constitu
Article I provides that the taxing tle
power shall be exercised by the State *so
and its political subdivisions for pub- nu
lic purposes only. This article out- the
lines the taxing powers generally. tao
By Article II it is provided that the
the sources of State and local reve Se
nue shall be segregated. Until oth- or
erwise provided the sources of State ed
revenue shall come from the follow- wi
ing sources: ov
All corporations, private persosn m,
and unincorporated associations that pa
operate any railroad falling under bl
the jurisdiction of the State Railroad or
Commission; street railroad; combin- X
ed street railroad and electric light w
and power business; heating or re- A
frigerating plant; telephone or tele- m
graph line, wireless or otherwise; b,
express, dining car, sleeping car, ohl ti
car, refrigerator car lines or any in
cars for any other purpose operat- a
ing on railroads; steamboat, motor ei
boat, steamship, ferry, barge and o
tug, or other water craft operated s,
for hire, including canals for trans- it
po:tation or irrigation and pipe lines n
for oil or gas. '
Al! banks, State, national, savings tl
and trust, and all private bankers,
shall be a source of State revenue, d
except that the real estate may be i
locally assessed. rhe same rule t
shall apply to the insurance busi- b
ness. All sugar re!in,,ries, rice mills,
cotton-seed oil ,mills, cotton-seed oil !
reCineries and refineries for petro- s
leum and its products, shall be r
scurces of State revenue. The same a
rule shall apply to all mines of sul-I
phur, salt or other minerals. The op- I
erative property of State shall be p
segregated to the State. 1
The State may by legislative en
actment levy State taxes on the fol
On the transfer of stock in corpo- :
real estate or stock in trade. Thisi
means no taxes on doctors, skilled
mechanics, etc. It results in leaving
money with the people who earn it
by their personal efforts alone. See
Article 4 of Amendment No. 1.
The school taxes and other taxes
remain as they are today. They will
continue to be collected and wil be 1
levied on all property, whether segre
gated to the state or to the parishes.
See Section 11 and 12 of No. 1.
The schools are guaranteed that
their estimated revenue from the
state for this year, $1,030,000 shall be
their least revenue hereafter. The
legislature is ordered to give £he
state school fund a fifth of all its
revenue, which it is estimated will
amount to $1,500,000; and this esti
mate appears low. The parishes are
ordered to give three-tenths of their
revenue to the schools. The schools
are thus far better off than they were
before. See Section 10 and Para
graph A, of Section 9.
With a saving of ¼ mill for his
own pocket book, more money for
Sroads and more money for schools,
the things that most appeal to the
people are provided in the amend
ment. These are the lightening of
the burden and the generall benefit
;. to the whole people.
The next question is the matter of
how the governments, city, parish
and state, fare under No. 1. The
towns that pay taxes and lose by se
'. gregation get the money refunded
with five per cent bonus. The towns
that do not pay parish taxes get their
refunds, with five per cent, from the
state. No towns really lose. The
L. parishes that are short after making
these refunds get the money from
the state. Therefore no parish really
loses. Six parishes and four towns
will be thus re4mbursed by the state
for their apparent loss. The others
a. make gains ranging from small
amounts to many thousands. See Ar
ticle 8 and the figures in the Times
DI)emocrat of Sunday, October 20th.
Copies of the figures may be obtained
from the Times-Democrat and the
Progressive Union, in New Orleans,
and the Governor's office, at Baton
The state government gets a com
paratively small amount of the as
sessed property for its ilcome. It
is the property that is now dodging
and If No. 1 be defeated will continue
to dodge its fair taxes. It is for the
most part the property of the "inater
Sests", the railroads, banks, sugar and
oil refineries, telephone and tele
graph lines, etc. See Article 2. The
revenue it will collect from these on
Stheir present assessment is about the
Ssame as the state collects today on
Sall property, whether the people's or
:the "interest." The new tales wi!t
Sadd, in round figures, the extra mil
l;on that is needed to care for the
Sschools, the state institutions and the
Svarious departments of the state gov
Sernment. There is no question that
the state needs the money badly.
The benefit to the individual tax- T
payers and to the government is buy
clear. No tax dodger however bitter des
against this reform, has attacked ley,
these benefits with statement uf All
fact. There is no room for argu- cut
ment in them. But there are other the
phases to be considered. Does ;he of
reform equalize taxes inside the par
ish? It does so as thoroughly as law
makers can ever do it.
Section 10 of Article 6 changes the
present law in a good way It gives e
the parishes the right to assess per
sonal property. lands and Improve
menats at different levels so that if all
they wish ,they can lower or raise the is
taxes on these different things as am
they .please. This is real home rule.
Section 11 orders lands and buildings
or other improvements, to be assess
edseparately. Section 12 does away is
with the assessment according to the of
owner's name and requires assess- (f(
ments according to the map of the
parish. This plan makes it impossi- -
ble for the assessor to put a figure
1 on Mr. A. aind when he comes to Mr.
X. with the same kind of property p
t worth the same amount, to forget Mr. cu
A's assessment and assess Mr. X for
more or less. The parish maps will
be printed;, with the owners' names,
I the assessments on their lands, build- pa
Y ings and personal property plainly FI
t- marked, and sold for 5 or 10 cents tb
r each. This plan takes assessments -
d out of politics, out of all favoritism, ti
d so far as ever man-made laws can do P
- it. It really does it if the people buy 1l
S maps and watch the assessments.
That is why some assessors oppose
s the reform from beginning to end. A
s, The question now is whether tax v.
' dodging will cease. That tax dodg- b,
1e ing through mistakes or favoritism of
Ie the panish assessor will cease has -
d been discussed.
s, The State Board of Appraisers,
ii with one member from each congres
o- sional district, has not assessed the
)e railroads at figures satisfactory to
sa anybody but the railroads. The State
1l- Board of Equalization, with the same
P- kind of membership, has not been
)e able to equalize assessments. This
latter board was tried as patchwork
n- to fix up the present rotten system.
>l- Such patchwork had failed elsewhere a
and it failed in Louisiana. The new
0- state assessors will be the state Tax
is ing Commission of three members.
ed (See Article Five). They will cost
ag about the same or less than the two
it boards mentioned, which with their
ee secretaries, draw $14,500 in salaries
and get mileage and other expenses.
es The three are paid $5,000 a year each
ll and must live in Baton Rouge and at
be tend to business.
re- If they raise the taxes on a rail
?s. road, the railroad cannot shift the
load back to .the people without rais
tat ing rates. They cannot raise rates
he to shift taxes without the consent of
be the Railroad Commission, If they can
he get consent to raise rates to shift.
he taxes, they can get it without any
its reason at al. The most corrupt poli
ill tician in Louisiana would hardly dare
ti- let a railroad shift its taxes with the
bre State Taxing Commissaoi looking on
air and the people better able to under
sls stand the situation because of the
re simplicity of the reformed tax system.
r- The oil, sulphur, salt and other nat
ural resources cannot shift taxes to
his Louisiana people because so little of
tor their output is used in the state. If
)ls, they raise their prices, it affects Lou
:he isiana so little that it cannot be calcu
ad- lated. (See the rates in Section 9,
of Article 6). They can be changed by
!ft the legisllature as indicated. They
are lowest on gravel and gravel Is
of the most seed in Louisiana of the
ish minerals mentboned.
'he The legislature will be authorized
se tc levy an inheritance tax at rates
led not to exceed those in the amend
s1 ment. It may or it may not levy ihis
ieir tax, hut If levied it will be impossi
theble .to shift it, (It must be paid by
['he the heirs. Widows get half the prop
ing erty known as community property),
om another quarter (known as the mari
lly tal fourth) and $5,000 more free from
me taxes. The exemptions on money
xte that stays in the family are liberal.
ers It is not a tax on the poor. Only un
xall der the most extraordinary circum
Ar- stances could an estate worth less
ies- than $10,000 be subjected to this tax.
th. It is a small tax on the very well
ned to do and only a fair tax, at the very
the highest possible rates, on the very
ns, rich. (See Section 7, Article 3).
ton Taxes on transfers of stock in cor
porations, on the organization of
om- ccrporations, on the corporations
as- themselves, on automobile and spec
It ulations in cotton futures, grain, cof
ing fee, rice and sugar speculations can
nue not be escaped and no way of shift
the ing them has been suggested. All
ter- these are in Article 3.
and This article does not pretend to
ele- be a complete study of all the de
The tails of Amendment No. 1. It mere
on ly strikes the important points that
the interest the average man, who wishes
on te make up his mind from some
Sor knowledge of the facts. The oppo
wi'l nents of the measure either attack
mil- it in general .terms or pick out some
the detail and twist it to confuse the
the public mind. I believe that any in
gov- telligent man who reads the amend
that ment carefully will freely admit, no
matter how much he may object 'o
some one or two points that are not
clear to him, that Amendment No. 1
is the best possible fulfillment of the
pledges of all three candidates for
governor and that the plan is in ev
ery way superior to the present sys
You should read all the amend
ments and discuss them with neigh
bors who have no axe to grind be
fdre you vote on November 5th.
The public is hereby warned against
buying wood, posts and timber of any d
description from tenants on the Oak- o
ley, Ogden and Downs plantations. s:
All hunting, cattle-driving and fence- h
cutting is positively prohibited, and e
these places are cl3sed against agents s
of all kinds.
LUCY L. MATTHEWS. i,
Hunters and other trespassers are d
hereby warned to keep off my Mul- P
berry Hill plantation, under full pen- i
alty of the law. W. R. McKOWEN. i
My place is hereby poster against f
all forms of trespassing; hunting,
fishing, agents of all descriptions,
and all cattle driving. |
D. F. MERWIN.
All trespassing of any description
is hereby prohibited, under penalty
of the law, on Alandale Plantation
(formerly Phillips place.)
ROBERT BUTLER, Agent.
The public is hereby warned that
the Island and Forest plantations are
posted against hunting, fishing, wood
cutting and all other forms of tres
pass, agents of every description in
cluded. M. R. JACKSON.
All cattle driving and other tres
passing of any kind are forbidden on
r Forest plantation, under penalty of
3 the law. J. W. McQUEEN.
Hunting is hereby prohibited on
the Raynham-Kemperlin, Cobb and
Pugh tracts and all other realty be
longing to the E. L. Newsham estate.
The public is also warned against
any timber-cutting on these places.
Any information, leading to the con
g viction of persons guilty of such tim
ber-cutting, will be suitably rewarded.
i MRS. LENA NEWSHAM, Tutrix.
Hunting, fishing and any form of
trespassing on Solitude, Frogmoor or
Beauvais tracts prohibited. No ex
ceptions. W. B. SMITH.
The following are my cattle brands:
The public is hereby warned
against buying or trading for cattle
bearing these brands from irrespon
sible people. F. S. PERCY.
J. C. MA(iEARL,
Honest - Weights
W. W. Montfort,
Bank of West Feliclana Building.
ST. FRANCISVILLE. LA.
Dr. James Kilbourne
Office: Bank of West Feliciana Bldg'
Phone at Residence 61.
Is Your Farm Remunerative?
Do You Wish to do better?
..YOU SURELY CAN..
OF COURSE WE HAVE
0 Rustproof Oats, and Les
pedeza Seed, and Hay, and
Red Poly Grade Cattle for
sale,but the fact that we have
had them for thirty years
proves that they have been
profitable to us and that they
will remunerate you if you will
handle them sufficiently and
properly' If you desire any
information concerning them
we shall be glad to supply
same on request.
J. BURRUSS McGEHEE,
LAUREL HILL ----- LA
H. J. BABIN,
- BATON ROUGE, LA.
All huntitg with dog or gun, or
driving through or off of any cattle,
on the "Rosale" plantation without
special permission, is positively pro
hibited. All such acts will be regard
ed as trespassing and prosecuted as
such. MRS. C. R. BARROW.
From and after this date all hunt
ing of any kind on Ambrosia and In
dependence plantation is positively
prohibited under penalty of trespass
ing. Any one found on these places
without permission will be consider
ed trespassing, and prosecuted to the
full extent of the law.
MRS. S. H. BARROW.
From and after this date all hunt
ing of any kind on the Greenwood
plantation is positively prohibited un
der penalty of t:espassing. Any one
found on this place without permis
sion will be considered trespassing
and prosecuted to the full extent of
MRS. J. A. VENTRESS.
The public is hereby warned that
the Afton Villa, Layson and Maxwell
plantations are posted against all in
truders and agents of any description.
Est. MRS. V. Z. HOWELL.
No trespass with gun, dog, or rod,
or passing through my Woodlawn
Stock Farm allowed under penalty of
the law against trespass.
J. BURRUSS McGEHEE.
d All ,parties are hereby notified not
to trespass on the following places:
. the Green Oak, and the Tanglewild
; places, with dog, rod or gun. All per- ;
missions heretofore granted are here
'- by revoked.
MRS. C. B. HAMILTON.
d. Hunting of any kind, cattle driving,
or fishing on Mt. Vernon zplantatiou
is positively prohibited under penalty
of the law of trespass. No exceptions
C. W. BALL,
MISS ELLA BALL,
MRS. E. HAMILTON.
From and after this date all hunt.
s: ing of any kind on Rosedown, Haule
wood and Inheritance plantations it
positively prohibited under penalty
The public is warned against buy
ing fire wood, post or timber from
.le tenants on Rosedown, Texas, Hazel
'n- wood and Inheritance plantations.
Y. JAS. P. BOWMAN.
No trespassing with gun or dog or
,q passing through my place located be
tween Layson and Flower Hill planta
= tions is hereby prohibited under pen
alty of the law against trespass.
D. B. FAITHORN.
From and after this date all hunt
ing and fishing on the Cottage plan
tation are positively prohibited under
penalty of trespassing. Any one found
on this place without permission will
be considered trespassing and prose
cuted to the full extent of the law.
All hunting and fishing and other
forms of trespass are hereby prohib
Ig ted under penalty of the law, on the
Micajah Row place on Misiseippi
River at Wilhelm, La.
W. W. BURCKHALTER, M. D.
Crossing the rear of property, be
-low True Democrat office in St. Fran
cisville is hereby prohibited under
penalty of trespass. Persons found
-crossing these premises or damaging
the fences will be proacuted, All
_ permissions heretofore given are
E MRS. M. E. ROBINSON.
S- Cutting wood on the Ryland and
Walsh tract, Bockel tract, Andy
nd Hood and Edwards tracts are haul
0or ing same therefrom, also all other
forms of trespass on these places are
ve hereby prohibited under penalty of
the law. CHAS. WEYDERT.
All trespassing is prohibited on
Hill and Slaughter, Lake"Breeze,Gray
eY field, and Glaseplace plantations;
vi such as hunting, pecan gathering,
etc., will be prosecuted to full extent
nd of the law.
,y RACOQURCI COMPANY.
Per S. L. Doherty, Agent.
Smithland Ldg. and P. O., La.
PY Fishermen and hunters are hereby
warned off my Fancy Point planta
tion under penalty of trespas4.
SJOHN F. IRVINE.
Hunting or trespassing in any way
on any of our lande in West Fellcid
a ana Parish known as the W. P. Ware
and Warren Palmer places in the
5th ward, will be prosecuted by l~w.
BRIDGES, WEST & CO.
No passing through my Linwood
tract, Belmont and Rudmond planta
tions is allowed. Trespassers--re
gardless of color-will be prosecuted
* as the law directs. C. M. BARROW
. From and after this date all hunt,
t o ing of any kind on my several plan
not tations situated in the parish of
01 Pointe Coupee, is hereby prohibited
the under the penalty of trespassing. Al
for so any cutting of timber, gathering
v. pecans, without my special permis
sys- sion, will be considered trespassing
mnd such acts will be vigorously pro.
end- ecuted. Parties living on said prop
lgh- erties are not exempt.
be- Estate of H. W. Jones.
IRENE C. JONES.