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ORDINA1('E 110. 129.
Slaughtering animals in the Town of Welsh, La.: Section 1. Be it ordained by the Mayor and Board of Trustees of the Town of Welsh, La.: That it shall be unlawful for any person to slaughter any animal or to operate within the corporate limits of the Town of Welsh, La., any slaughter house, slaughter pen, or any place used for the slaugh. tering of live stock for market purpos esi. Sec. 2. Be it further ordained, etc.: That any person violating the pro tisions of this:Ordinance by slaughter ing within the town limits, for market purposes, any cow, calf, hog, sheep Or goat, shall, upon conviction there of, be fined by the MLtyor in the sum of not less than five ($5.00) dollars, and not more than ten ($10.00) dollars for each offence, or im.. prisonment not exceeding thirty (30) days, or both fined and imprisioned at the discretion of the Mayor. lie it resolved etc.: That this Ordi dance shall take effect from and after publication. Adopted February 4, 1908, F. D. Calkins, yea. E. H. Boling, yea. A. T. Jones, yea. Chas. Dautel, yea. E. C. Willard, yea. Approved February 4th, 1908, C. E. Carr, Mayor. OltDI1AN('E NO. 130. lie it ordained by the Mayor and Board of Trustees of the Town of Welsh, La.: That the amendment to the Charter of said Town of Welsh, known as Amendment No. 1, passed on March 6, 1900, approved by the Attorney General on April 3, 1900, and by the Governor of the State of Louisiana on May 28. 1900, be, and thie s.nne is hereby amended to read as follows, to-wit: Section 1. That the Mayor and Board of Trustees of the Town of Welsa,, shall h;bve the power to pave, gravel or macadamize streets or al leys, or :any portion thereof, not less than one block, and also to construct or cause to be constructed, side-walks and curbing upon said streets or al leys, or any portion thereof, within the corporate limits of the Town of Welsh, and shall have power to levy and collect special taxes or local assessments vn the real estate abutting said streets or alleys, side-walks or curbing, to be so improved or con structed, for the purpose of defraying the costs and expenses of such im provemants, either in whole or in part, as hereinafter provided. Sec. 2. That the Mayor and Board of Trustees shall not order the paving, graveling or macadamizing of any street or alley, or any part thereof, as herein provided, except upon the written petition of a majority of the abutting real estate owners in number and in value, on the street or alley or such portion thereof, to be improved, provided, that the words "streets and alleys" as herein used, shall not in clude side-walks and curbing, and provided further, that the number of abutting real estate owners shall be determined alone by the conveyance records ot the Parish of Calcasieu, and the value of the real estate shall be determined alone by the assess ment rolls of the Town of Welsh, and when any real estate is not assessed, its value shall not be estimated. The Mayor and Board of Trustees shall have authority to order the construc tion, repair or removal of .....side walks and curbing upon any of the streets or alleys of the Town of We.lh without first receiving a petition f.',,n any portion of the property owneri upon said street or alley. Sec. 3. That whenever the Mayor and Board of Trustees of the Towi ,f Welsh desire to pave, gravel,I macad smize or improve or construct any side-walk or curbing upon any 5t1-eet neyor any portion thereof, ~s herein provided, it shall cause to be prepared plans and specifications of said work, to be placed on file in the office of the Town Clerk. and shall Sadopt an ordinance ... .r, and de scribing in general ttam~r.. -ich com pleted improvement and authoring the Clerk to advertise for bids. Said advertisement shall be inserted at least three times in some newspaper published in the Town of Welsh, the first insertion to be not less than fif teen days prior to the date fixed for the reception of bids, and shall con tain a general description of such contemplated improvement, and shall refer to the plans and specficationson file, and shall designate the hour, date andiplace for the reception and openin', (,f bids. The Mayor and ]Boarl of Trustees shall let the con tract to thelowest responsible bidder, who can furnish ,stisfactorv security for the porfrmance, of -'rid ," rk, aR:l shall have the right, to reject :any and all tfias. constructing side-walks and curbing as herein provided, shall be paid by the owners of the real estate abutting upon such street, alley or side-walk on the basis of the respective frontage of the property upon the street, alley or side-walk to be paved or improved, by ascertaining the entire expense of such paving, graveling, macadamiz ing side-walk or curbing, and charg ing it upon each lot or parcel of real estate in the pronortion that its front age or abutment bears to that of the abutting lots or parcels of real estate fronting unon the street, alley, side walk or curbing so improved or con structed. Sec. 5. That the entire cost, in cluding cost of the culverts, headers, filling, excavating, engineering, labor, material, etc., of such paving, gravel, ing, macadamszing of such streets or alleys or the portion thereof, as here in provided, shall be apportioned as follows: First: The city shall pay in the proportion that the area of the inter sections of the streets or alleys of the portion thereof to be improved bears to the total area of said street or al ley or portion thereof. Second: The abutting real estate owners shall pay the remaining costs, according to the front foot rule as above stated. Third: When a railway occupies a portion of the street or alley, the own er thereof shall pay in the proportion that the area of the space occupied by its road-bed, calculated for one foot on the outside of leach joutside rail, hears to the total area of the street or alley or portion thereof to be im proved. Where any side-walk or curbing is to be constrncted, the property owners of the abutting strcet or alley shall pay the costs of said side-walk or curbing in the same proportion which the frontage of the property owned by said party, bears to the entire front age upon such street or alley. The said Town of Welsh shall pay tph costs of constructing all street and alley crossings, which crossings are not to be cafculated in the total cost of side-walks or curbings above re ferred to. Sec. 6. That where any street or alley or any portion thereof is paevd, graveled or macadamized, or where any side-walks or curbings are constructed as herein provided, the Mayor and Board of Trustees, shall, upon the final and satisfactory com pletion of the work, accept the same by an ordinance, and provide for the assessment upon all the abutting real estate and railroad tracks and road beds for the amounts due by the own ers thereof respectively, according to the rules of apportionment provided for in this Amendment; each assess ment to be separately numbered in consecutive order, and a certified copy of each ordinance containing said assessment, shall, upon its passage, be filed for record in the otice uf Re corder of Mortgeges, in the Parish of Caleasieu ........................... and the same, when filed and recorded, shall operate as alien and privilege in favor of the Town of Welsh, or its assigns, or transferees. against the property therein assessed, which lien and privilege shall prime all other claims, except taxes. Sec. 7. That the amounts assessed in said ordinance shall be due and ex igible immediately upon lits passage, and if not paid within ten days after the passage of said ordinance, the Town Of Welsh shall have the power to proceed by suit against the assessed properties, and the owners thereof, to enforce collection, together with ten per cent of the amount of the ijudgment re,,overed as attornev's fees. and all delinquent assessments shall bear eitht per cent per annum inter (-,t. ' I:. .' That 'he l .:or and Board of 'uuees of ihe Tl'Tvn of Welsh, ma,, in their discrtio, in the ordi nance accepting the work and making said . -wssmenb, allow the property owners therein assessed, who may, within ten days after the passage of said mrrdinaunce, make written applica tion therefor, to pay in cash twenty percentofthe amount of their in debtedness, to pay the balance of said indebtedness in four equal annial in stallments, provided, that as evidence of said deferred payments, the prop. erty owners so applying and deposit ing said twenty per cent, shall sign andexecute four promissory notes, payable to the order of the Town of Welsh, each for twenty ner cent of the amount due by him, dated ten days after the passage of said ordinance accepting the work, and maturing re spectively one, two, three and four years from date, or sooner, at the op tion of said owner, hearing eight per cent yearly interest from date, and ten per cent attornev's fees in the event of suit to enforce the collection of same after maturity, which notes shall be prepared hv the Town Clerk as being "secured by assessment num ber.............of local ,spessmeut i number .............." an i shall car rv v with them the lien and urivilee.P .,,ve providd for, ani said no', :L :t .e tr~ttlsrc -rr,.1 l hV by e tri id 'r- contractor at their face value, in pay ment pro tanto of the work done by him. Sec. 9. That all ordinances relat ive to paving, graveling, macadamiz ing of streets or alleys, or construc tion of side-walks or curbing, shall be known as "Local Assessment Ordi nances" and shall be numbered sepa rately from other ordinances of the Town of Welsh, and all petitions, bids, resolutions, ordinances .tud all proceedings of the Mayor and Board of 'l'ri,-1ees, relative to paving, gray elin.i. :nacadamnizing of streets or al 1ev.. .' construction of side-walks or c rbL ,:. shall te kept by the Town (',Crk in a separate bookl and certified ,-xceri s from same shall be received i. . : n eCe. . . i'd February I6, 1908. F. D. Calkins, aye. E. C. Willard, aye. Chas. Dautel, aye. -,ed February 6, 1908. C. E. Carr, Mayor. Sam'l. Blackford, Sec. Nelghborhood Favorite. lIrs. I'. D. Charles of Harbor, Maine, speaking of Electric Bitters, says: "it is a neighborhood favorite here with us." It deserves to be a favorite everywhere. It gives quick relief .l. dyspepsia, liver complaint, kidney derangement, malnutritior, nervousness, venkness and general debility. Its actioin on the blood as a thorough )purifier makes it es neciallv useful as a spring medicine This grand alterative tonic is sold under guarantee at all druggists. 50c. Messrs. .1. B. Clark and Claud Singleton entertainen the Baraccas and Philatheas Friday evening at the Singleton home. Games, vocal and instrumental music made the evening seem but a short time, when we were pleasantly disturbed by Mrs. Singleton bringing in some delicious hot chocolate and cake. One of the party. Keeping Open Rouse, Everybody is welcome when we feel good; and we feel that way only when our digestive organs are working ing properly. Dr. King's New Life Pills regulate the action of stomach, liver and bowels so perfectly one can't help feeling good when he uses these pills. 25c at all druggists. A surprise in the way of a busi ness change occurred on the 1st inst. when Martin Bros. & Co., one of our pioneer business firms, sold their grocery department to W. R. Barbee and Son. MIr. Barbee has been proprietor of the Imperial hotel for the past six months. His son comes from Crowley, where he had been in the grocery business heretofore. Worn Out That's the way you feel about the lungs when you have a hacking cough. It's Rfoolishness to let it go on and trust to luck to get over it. when Bal lard's Horehound Syrup will stop the cough and heal the lungs. Price 25c, 50c and $1 per bottle. Sold by ail dealers. L. J. Bourgeois and family, who have had charge of the Signal ho tel for the past two years, left for New Orleans Monday. Mr. Arce neaux is having the hotel thorough ly overhauled, repartitioned, pa peredl andl painted inside, and put in shape for a first-class hostlerv. When it is completed it will be oc cupied by R. Decker, the presetni proprietor of the Eurekt hotel. On 'The safe tlde. Ni-lected Coughs and Colds put one on the unsafe side. There is no need to take these chances. Royaline Cough Cure, taken in time, will quick lv put you on the safe side. You will find nrthing. hetter for Coughs, Colds, Croup a;nd Whooping Cough. Con tains no opium. Pleasant, Safe, Sure. Keep it on hand. 25 cents. Money back if you want it. Get a bottle to day. For sale by Cooper Drug Co., and Crescent Drag Store. Attention, Ladies! Do you want the latest styles in Hats? We have just what you need and the prices the lowest, also a beau. tiful line of Dress Goods, Coats, Skirts, Shoes, Belts, Bags, in fact, everything h0 suit you. Call for Butterick Pat terns. Kimball Turner ('o. 18 Jennings, La. H. F, Arnold, a prominent at torney of Manchester, Iowa, was a guest at the home of Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Daniels Friday evening. He has a 400 acre tract of land lying north of Iowa Station, which he is down here improving, putting up a new house, barn and other needed improvements. He will leave for his home within a few days, after having spent two months in Louis I$ Does the ahstae.u Mr. E. E. Chamberlain of Clinton, Maine, sas of Bucklen's Arnics Salve: "It does the business: I have used it for piles and it cured them. Used it for cha;p.d hULbS. and it 1, rcd them. .\poli,'d it to an old sor. '",: 1h :le it i:it, -,, . vi. ci a ,car " !, v .t nlcd,.uk , is. Go to the Mlodel, Satur day. Roanoke News C. C. Gunn went to Jennings Mon day. T. S. Richards made a short visit to Jennings Monday. ,. Hanley and Miss Ethel Spoor took in the caroival at Jennings Sat urday night. Elbert Robinson returned from Plort Arthur Monday Morning. Cy Fowler visited friends in Farm ville last week. W. W. Wright returned from .Mer mentau Sunda: Mrs. COra Merrill of Detroit, has been visit ing relatives in Roanoke the past week. 1). W. Gunu is in Luke Charles this week. Cy Fowler and Miss Mattie Smtuier man took dinner with Mr. and Mrs. J. W. DeVilbiss, Sunday. W. C. Lamb went to Welsh on No. 5 and returaed on the Oriole Monday. W. B. Gabbert of Welsh, made a business visit to our town Wednesday. H. S. Wilkinson of St. Martins ville, was here Wednesday loading soine machinery for their farm at St. M artinsville, Dr. B. A. Tanbor of Jennings, paid a professional call here Wednesday morning. Rev. Jas. Ellis went to Lake Arthur Sunday evening. Miss Edith Spoor of Denver, Colo rado, arrived here Wednesday even ing to visit her sisters, Miss Ethel Spoor and Mrs. D. W. Gunn. Messrs. Sylvester Bacon and O. L. Sutter transacted business in Lake Charles Wednesday. Miss Ethel Spoor spent Saturday and Sunday here, with her sister Mrs. D. W. Gunn. Mrs. Wip. Tietje. who has been quite ill the past few weeks is repored to be improving. D. W. Grain. returned from Lake Charles Wednesday evening. Mrs O. B. Scoggins was visiting in Welsh Tuesday and Wednesday. Mrs. W. S. Fry and daughters, Helen and Florence, spent the day in Mermentau Saturday. HAMLET had melancholy, probably caused by an inactive liver. A bad liver makes one cross and irritable. causes mental ana physical depression and may re sult disasterously. Ballard's Herbine is acktn)wledged to be the perfect liver regulator. If you're blue and out of sorts, get a bottle today. A positive cure for bilious headache, constipation, chills and fever and all liver complaints. Sold by all dealers. Iowa Items. A. J. Findley made a trip to Lake Charles Wednesday. Ray Longenbach is moving into the country this week, Dr. Ledvard has been sick for sev eral days with an attack of grippe, but is better at present. Measles have broken out in the west part of town. Joe, Sue and June Thurman are recovering and the Deem family are just coming down with it. Rev. Louis May was shaking hands with friends in Iowa Thursday and preached an interesting sermon Thurs day evening. Rev. Jno, Q. A. Wells and wife are here and will soon be located perma nently. They will occupy the Lasty Hebert property. A cordial welcome is extended them. The rice market is looking up and rice buyers are plentiful. Farm,,rs who have not sold ar9 fortunate. Re.v. G. B. Hines will be in Iowa Tuesday, Wednesday andjThursday of next week and will hold quarterly conference and preaching services at the M. E. Church. La Grippe has certainly gotten its grip upon the family of Earli. Foster, several suffering from it at this writ. ing. Seed oats at Jones Bros. Tme .Impugf OR Place, "Coastipation had me in its grasp; and I had almost reacheed the jump ing oiff place when I was advised to try Dr. King's New Discovery; and I want to say right now, it saved my life. Improvement began with the first bottle, and after taking one doz en bottles I was a well and happy man again," says George Moore, of Grimesland, N. C. As a remedy for c·oughs and colds and healer of weak, sore lungs and for preventing pneu 'nonia New Discovery is supreme. 50c iand $I.(00 at ail drug.,ists. Trial :,t~i' f rte: Jennings, La., Feb. 3, 1908. The rice crop has mostly been sold in this section. G. W Sockrider has about 2,000 bags G. E. Maund 1,00)0 bags yet on hand. The yield in this section was generally short, from four to seven bags per acre. with the exception of Mr. Sockrider on the Willow Lake farm, who made 4,100 bags if 400 acres. G, E. Malund bhrAshed 2,30:. bag- off a: little ,over 200 acres 1Amos Car; e - Son mlatde. 3.100 bagts off a little over 300 acres. Very little plowing has vet been done. Next week will find many of the farmers in the field. The land has not ueen in condition for plowing on account of too much rain. 1Mir1 Gilbert sold out here to go to New Miexico,, Lou Gilbert, his brother. takes his place. Jhnr Trahan will farm part of the Norwold Iand this season. Win. Mlevers will larm his land this veal. Mr. lamman will move to Welsh on a farm w'hich he has recently pur chased. The Andrus farms, worked by Messrs. Aunt and Landry, will lay out this season. Mrs. Dr. H. B. Brunner and her sisters, Misses Hattie and Kate, Mock of Hvndman, Pa., are v.aiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Mock. T. J. Mock. Best and Cheapes. Panol Liver Regulator keeps the Liver, Stomach and Bowels working ust right. That means to he well and keep well. And it makes your money go the furthest. Tin box, 15 cents. Money back if you want it. For sale by Cooper Drug Co., arJ Crescent Drug Store. Paulin Fontenot returned from Lake Charles Wednesday afternoon where he had been attending the regular monthly meeting of the board of police jurors. He reports that Pres. J. C. LeBle is critically ill and that a consultation of phy sicians is being held to determine whether it is possible for him to take the trip to New Orleans for for an operation. "I have reached a higher health level since I began using Dr. Kins's New Life Pills," writes Jacob spring er, of West Franklin, Maine. "They keep my stomach, liver and bowels working just right." If these pills disappoint you on trial, money will be refunded. At all druggists, 25c. THE SAFEST AND QUICKLE WAY TRANSFER MONEY 18 BY LONG DISTANCE TELEPHONE FOR RITE APPLY TO LOCAL MANAIER CUMBERLAND TELEPHONE & TELEIIRAPH INCORPOAUSr Guns, Cartridges and Shotgun Shells are easily distinguished from other makes, which 'equal them neither in qualitynor reputation,by the big W TRADE MARK REG. IN U. b A. 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It strength and (luiet to the tired tones the di&,estioi,, improves te i petite, brings restful, refreshing regulates every function, ridstne tern of rnmtX;ria. .:ts r.ose. on cheeks, and joy in the heart. AM does it in a way so different from of ordinary medicines that it forth the loudest praises. Plega take as lemonade. Try it now, cents, six for 2$.;50. For sale Cooper Drug Co., and Crescent Store. KILLrHE COUC AND CURE THE LU( WITH Dr. King's New Discov FOBR Cgi ,,. NiD ALL THROAT AN LUNG GUARI TII D BATIP a OR oar NEY nsIaDU