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To The Voters of the Elevcnth
Senatorial District Compo
sed of the Parishes of Ibe
ria, St. Martin and
Being a candidate for the office f Statt
-Senator I have the honor of subrmittiag
my name to you for your suffrage., anl
of solletting your votes on April 17tl'
INNS1 . Born and raised In the Soutlh.
resident of this section of our State for
twenty-three years with considerable and
varied experience in public affairs gives
me a general knowledge of the wants of
On general principles I believe that
legislation should be in the interest of
the greatest number of the people in or
der that the greatest good can be secured
to the greatest number.
Keeling that every candidate for the
suffrages of the people shold pledge
himself to a well defnled line of policy I
take pleasure in outlining antl p!edging
myeelf to usne all honorable efforts to so
cure the ~aage of laws on the follow
ing subjects if I am elected to wit:
An amendmeut to the Constitution of
the State givingeach parish one District
Judge, and one prosecuting Attorney: the
Pari of Orleans excepted, requirintg
Judges to Keep their courts open for tri
al of eaos theyear round Sundays and
legal holiday excepted, and fixing the
alare of Judges and prosecuting on a
fair basis to be regulated by the popula
tion of the parishes in which they serve.
An amendment to our lmmigration
laws enlarging the powers and dulies of
the Commissloner, and adding thereto a
bureau of Labor Statistics requiring each
amemor to make diligent inquiry and
thorough lnvestigation on all state anit
The enactment of alaw providing rules
for arbitration between employers and
employed and toenloree the same through
the courts without delays and discrimi
nations. The passge of a law to prohi
bit the hiring out of onviet laoter. The
amendment of the present law on corpo
ations so as to include therein trades
unions, orders and such other associa
tions as may be organized by the work
ing mases to improve their educational
moral and financial condition.
The amendment of our road laws so as
to foree Pllee Jures and other authori
ties to keep all public roads and ignh
wa In good mcondition
Thementment of a law tosecure a sys
ten of community drainage.
The pa ge of a law denins and fix
ing the duties of 8rerifs Clerks, Justi
eas of the Pmee and Constables, fixing
their compensations, and providing a
mode by which poor litigants will have a
chance to litigate without having to ad
vance and pay exhborbitant costs.
To amend the code of practice relative
of pleadings seas to require both plain
tifs and defendants to make oath to
their petition answer and other pleas be
fore the same be filed, giving' preference
to the trial of case. on promisory notes,
accounts, billsof exchange injunctions,
sequestrations and provisonal seizures,
over other cases.
The enactment of a law prohibiting
the sale of timbered land by the State
to speculators and reserving the came
for actual settlers, lumbermen or man
ufactures of lumber doing bueines.4 in
The enactment of a law requiring all
large tracts of agricultural land sold
under decree of court to be sublividted
into farms or tracts of not less than
twenty or more than one hundred and
sixty acres each and requiring such
sub-divlbous to be appraised and sold
separately In order to enable small far
mers to acquire homes.
I will support with my influence and
vote all meseure which may be offered
that mare or the benefit of the whole peo
When exereising the constitutional
right lo advise and consent to appoint
atentments made by the Governor I will
neither advise or consent to the aPpoint
meont of any person to olfee who I do not
consider morally and intellectually com
petent to ll such olee.
W. B. Rcu.rNr.
B. Audlblrt has just received the finest
stock of tine liquors ever received in this
Board of Trustees.
Regular Meeting held on this
31st. day of March It1r8.
The Meeting wem ealbd to order and the ton.
Gab. tiualemIl, Mapr, and Monrre. N. Walt.r.
(tI. M. Baker, and . luorriniore anuwerei to
Absent: I'. ernet.
The minutes of the laut ameetina were ried and
The followlagr med n aetlman wer apprin
tela Committeeto smttle with the Corporation
Tunmau ad Collector:
lasersi. .(healeree Cr. Onirrd. and Thomas
Mr. I. W. Bieanna wae appointed Clerk of the
('orporaMtion electio to he held on the 2nd. akr
linklles of warlat o. ist in favor of Hlar.
diner Mailon was ·hen to Mr. Pi.rrn Joarnet.
The fiowing saconnts were approved.
IL Denlde e viewian body of R. Thomas 5.0
i" aquest on bedar of Jo Branlier 10O60
¥. M. Thomas poet mortem exmination
of body of Jeo.. Bordier 500
S. Hoer )mnr on inqoest " 2.00
-Aug.Y " " " " " 2.00
nHIp. ochan " " ' " .......... ...)
'. J. IMoHtr " " " . " .0
O. Wilts P. (I. n. ed. oeb et. 1s.0)
. .. .. " March I-t i Oo
V. P. tlaker ......r " " ' Feb. l:t 4.1
" " ' Marchrb I 15
I. A. Itakr ,buil. bridte, n.er Mr,. (li,,
anl I in Pinaudvilh , .L
L. rThmeti cat, It L lilanc rn. ("r
iaration JndPmnt t e. -1t :
Wm. Rose clean. mark. mn. emd Ftb 24 ti.,
E. RL Francoie boil 2 hridg. in (narl. 1.-,,
A. J. Baker or. (ia o. end |Fe! - ",
A. Polynanrd me nd March Ie t ,o
lMrs. SW ." " 7 .,
Mrs L' L I ". 7 " i
Nu. A.I.......... :'
F It Vrnnc.,is tull crones riditu 2.51
." .on ceral laId to Iyo'~u 4Wil
Win It:s cl,.*'u mu:rk u .:roed M.ar,-h 2i t,tt(
F P lbakerourwnd Altil ti. I;4,5
( rit, r l ui, . ly rl . c ,sow .d t ,. li ,rdl a , ljo ,rned
1 tet. ....yi fr. In. ,, I.. ruin t. i
.1ettitng lihit %lril 2nd. l% .
,t!, ". |Q..r ,'ath ", tl,, nurtieru io ,,r"I., un.,
to their nalgtnl-.
Ah 'tt. M, lsor.. ti. 31. I:ske, l.d P. Ihurnet.
.d! until Thursday the, ,th imnt, at 9 o'cls'k a. m.
A trrt. ,oiy from the minutes
Flix Itaker so' ty
When your girl gc' back ot you. call
for the Belle of Ande\lrson. at iR .Illili
To all Whom it may Concern.
The ip.r~snl owing any anoullnt or bal
anee to A. MA. likbert. i.;ol!veut, are re
qluested to come anld tIsttle for sami, with
mue within 15 days, antI iby .o l doing avoid
conts. Itit J. Vwerhies,
ProvisioW al Syndic, A. M. ll'eh'rt. Insol
"The lBelle of Aidler.',on VWhiskey is the
best, Audihert keeps it.
L. A. DELAUREAL I. I).
Officee at the residence of Mrs. John P.
O'ltourke, Main Street.
('alls promptly attended to.
Consultation at his otiee. ap 7 1 y.
Proccedings of the Republi
can Judicial Convention.
The Repuhlican Convention of the 21st Judi
cial District was called toonterb Hon. Alhwrt
Fontelied. in the town of St. Martinsville, on
tie list. day of March. 18t8t. at I o'clock p. m.
Mr. Jerry Washinuton was elected prehident
and Mr. Felix P. Baker, secretary.
nov. Horace King opened the Convention by
The following named delegates, representing
Ibria and tit. Martin. were pgre.nt: &
Foltelien. C. lthon, F. Delhuano, iB. ('oaload
A. tdillet. Wond-er, J. Washington. H. King.
J. laversne and (. M. Baker.
A rice* of 10 minutes was taken, after which
the 'hair declared the nominatiom of a candi
date for Judge of the 21st Judicial District in
Mr. E. Wndly, seconded by Messrs. King
and Sharp. nominated lHon. Thou. Fontaliso as
candidate for sol position and the nomination
was made enanimoua.
Jmud~ Fohtelie deliveredml an aldras and
thanked the Convention for the honor con
ferred upon him.
The Chair having declared the nomination of
a candidate for Distriot Attorney in order. Mr.
Felix Voorhie.., a Democrat, was endors. for
said office and the voters of tho'21t Jndicial
District invited to give him their support on
the 17th. Jay of April.
A enmmittee of t Was appointed to inform Mr.
Vo)rhie". of his elnorsement; he came beltre
the Convention and reurneld thank,. for the
honor paid him as a Democrat; said that he eon
sid.red the offiCe of District Attorney a notr
politihnl and, if clicltd to it, he would do his
duty without fr nlor favor.
On motion tL ('onvention adljourned.
1'. P. B3 aRa. LPcrMarv.
Oh! how .-wcd:t The Belle of Antler
.Adice to Everybody
who has a disased Liver is to at ones take r
alesna to case M. The fnction the lvaer is'
atnod to per and on the regular ezesaties
K t whih epea"d ·only the Rnc ' l detth e h"
shoald ran the vsk ir a single day of aegletina
this Important organ, au shouldt promauty get a box
of Dr. C. UcLa.. ra Vstbratod l&vs, Pb
ieaa b LEMIJO .DO PRtts-ba, . P.,a
wpts perunncntiy. Around each boxb a
Wrrper giving fulrl deseriptis of thessympmas at
ls mLver. They can bha ofdruggint.
e-ewame ns C arts made ins 8. Ials..
FLEMING BROS Pilburgh, Pa.
IVORY POLISH 'F!PiL
PmOnu. mr 8OEnam. AS r-F rr.
B. Anudiert i.- in love with the "Bclle
LAND FOR SALE.
lands hordetring the corporated limits
of the town of St. )lartinville, La., a city
of 200 population, near the Morgan
Railroad, will be sold in lots to suit pur
chasers, and on the easiest terms.
Tr For further particulars address to
this oflce or to Edward 8illIan.
Dr. Boerhaave's Nervine Pills.
Weakness of the Urino-genital system
Iof either sex (no matter from what cause
induced) thisn wonderful herbal remnedy
spc'edily and permanently cures strength
ens the worgans, and renders their action
natural and viglorous again.
We will send a box containing sixty of
these wonderful pills, postage paid, in ae
curely sealed package, to any P.O. ad
dress in the United States or Caunada on
receipt ot one dollar.
The Boerhaave Medicine Company, 844
West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Md.
Notice to Tax Payers.
$t Martinsvrill Nov, 9th. I%,C.
Thi', tx iayer. of St lartitaville are
Ilelr..b. nootified anl resiytted to call at
jthe office ',f the I:lersigned .oileetor
I at the Coart Hottie anl pay their 'orpora
tion t:xes for Lhe ycar 1tis-.
A. BIKNVEN.;- Ctolector
-qt F TIIE
Proposed Amendements to the
Constitution of the State of
Louisiana, Adopted by
the General Assembly
in 1884 and i886.
STATE OF Lotal 4A.
(thire of the 1, Cretary of State.
IN PUIRSUANI'E of the provisions of the.
Contitutiou, publication is hereby made and
aiven to the qualified electors of the State of
Laotisiana of the proposed amendments to the
('constitutint of this State. which have been con
ee,rred in by two thirds of all the members elec.
ted to each houase of the tleneral Assembly of
this State at the regular sessions thereof, held at
the city of Baton Rouge, in the years 1881 and
I'ts, and which are re.tuired to be published for
the information of the qualified electors of this
State for three month. next preceding the (Gen
rend .lectimoas for Rle;resentativet , and which
propal*,t auaeaiment, m,,a, fully appear in Act
No. 43 antl Joint lleolutin No. 112of the Regu
lar HSession of 4.1, and in Joint Redolution Nos.
:. 75, t andl 92 of the lReealar SessIon of 181,
which are hereinaf'er ofticially publishrd for the
information of the qualified electors of this
State, and which will be submitted to them for
their approval or their rejPrtion, at the next gen.
eral election which will be held on Tuesday. the
17th. day 'of April A. D. ItR1 (it being the Tues.
day next following the third Monday of maid
month) in such manner andl form that the qua
lified electors may vote for or against each
amendment seperately; and if a majority of the
lnualifisd electors voting, at said election ashll
approve and ratify all or either of aid proposed
amendments then such proposed amendment or
amendments or either of them, .o approved and
ratified, shall become a part of the C'onstitution
of this State.
Act No. is of the tewular Snesion of IOM.
Amendment No. I.
Tnlane University Amendment.
The terms of Act No. 43, of the Regular Hes
sion of 11M. adopted at the Session ofthe Laoris
lature in the year 1W84, are hereby ratified and
approved; and all provisions of the Constitution
of 1'79 repugnant thereto. or in any way imtpar
ring the passage thereof, are hereby repealed, so
far as the operations of said act are concerned.
Joint iesolution No. 112 of the Regular Se
sions of 188R.
Amendment No. 2.
"The General Assembly may divide the State
into levee districts and provide for the appoint*
ment or election of Levee (ommissionere in
said districts, who shall in the method or man
ner to be provided by law. have supervisia of
the erection, repair and maintenance of the le.
ves in said dietricts; to that effect the Lvuce
C(ommissionere may levy a tax not to exceed ten
mills on the taxable property. situated within
the allavial portions of said district subject to
overflow: provided that in case of necessity, to
misea additional funds for the purpose of con
stnactine, preserving an.l repairing any levee
protecting the lands of the district, the rate of
taxation. herein limited, may be increased when
the rate of such ineavse and the necessity ad
p,urpou, for which it is intended shall have been
submitted to a vote of the property ta.-payers in
snch ,listrict, paying txses for himself, or in any
re..reaentative c:ipacity, whether resi.ent or non
re-it1nt, on property situated in the alluvial
por:ton tof said district sublcct to overnlow, and
a majlrity of th', in anmoher and value votir.g
at such election. shall have voted then for.
Joint Resolunion No. Y of the RegIlar (en
sinn of I..
Amendnron: No. :L
'In those ,tatricta coral o,.'d o.f one parish.
thereshall not he less than s:x tr:ms of the di-.
trict mourt each year.
"In all other dlitricts th,.re shall be in each
parish not hase than four terms of the Disirirct
Ccurt each year. except in the parishes of ('am-.
ron. Franklin anda Vernon in which there ,hall
anot be less than two terms of the District Court
Until provided by law. the terms of the Dii-.
trict t'ourt in each iprish shall he flat"i by a rule
of said court, which shall Mnt he ehanged with
out notice by publication at least thirty days
prior to such change.
"There shall be in each parish not lees than
two Jury terms each year, at which a grand jury
shall be impanelled, e'.,ept in tihe parishes of
C'amen.n. Franklin and eFrnamn, in which thr.r
shall not he less than one jnry term each year at
which a grand jury shall be imlpanr.nllal.
At other jury terms the General Assembly shall
provide for special jaries. when n*'ieary for
the trial of criminal cad Cs,
Joint lasolution No. 75. .f the Reear fe.
tleM of lte.
Amnclment No. 4.
Article 1141 The Noew aiin ('anal anld 1h,,!!
Road and *heir appurtenances shall net he laased
Joint ileas',lution No. . of the Riteslar 9a-
sion of ltite.
Amendment No. S.
Article li-That in the event of the death or
from whatever cmae the oice ef Lieutenan.
Governor shall bhrcme vacant, then, and in that
event the President (pro tempore) of the Senato
shall fllthe oice of Lieuteonnt Govenor, per
nerformain~ all thedutiee incident to the ole
and reeiang its emoluments.
Joint tResalutin No. e of the Relar See.
nio of lIm.
Amemlndment No. t.
Articles t0-The fdllowing property shall be
exempt from taxation, anl no other. viz: All
1tbec prrty, plares of. relirion rhip r
all aharit -aaje institntions, all I.iiLrr
and proert ne exelavely fo l s or a
other school purpos.., the rae and pereoal e.I
tateof any pupwhlie ia, and that 'at anr other
liturary .n uae dy or conneted with
ratus anal all painttngs and statu 7 of ay cocru.
any or association kept in p unli'e hall. prsmivi
ed, theproperty ar exempt be not nusd o
leased for ura of private o orporate profit
or ioe.. There shll also ia oxa'ml4 frm
taxation hnoaebe Iwgaarty tothe ranef five |
taxation and license from a period oft twenty
years from the adoptin of the Co'ntitutian of I
I f9. the capital. machinery ed ther iH,oert"
lather. shoes. harmess. eahidery. hats. flour.
mnachltaery, agricnltural imalements. maunfar.
*'nre rf ri. fertilizer and erheni.ala. and furni -
:alr. tan1 o'ther aorlicles of wood. marhlh or -te,
,ruat statianery. ink antI payr. hbest eaillina
;anal e'hewoelat: trmvidel tt.et n.ot le than five
h!ad. are emplolyedl in anyone factory.
In antimun wnerf.'lI have hemrntto affilxsl
my siratnure and ataaca.iw th'Lhretoa tile al 'af tha
.~tate ,f Lauisiats at the city of Bat-,n REawug.
ithis tah l:,y af Janluar A. D. Iait. - I
Ohi All ARROYsO.
daecretacrr af aitp.
A. LAnBB. T. J. LAas
A. LABBE & SON,
Druggists and Apothecaries.
All lrugs guaranteed to fill pharma
Bulk Perfulmes, Medlleatel and Toilet
Soaps etc.. and all uiandries kept by : first
ldAIN STREET ST. MARTINVILLE. I.A.
deel 10 1 y
Proprietor; East Side of Bayou 'Teche.
Has a fine and selected Stock of Groceries,
Dry Goods. Clothing, and Gene
Hit prices are the lowesti give him a
tall, and save money. d 17 hma
Diseases of Women and Oh inren.
E. L. TILLY,
Office: DELABorSSATE' I)Drugstore,
( Maraist lThilding. l
St. Martinville, - - - La.
Prescription 'Carefully Compounded.
O'Calls promptly attendea to night
and day. mh 31
J. B. FERRAN,
- DEALER IN -
Fine and Family Groceries, Tobacco, Ui
gari, Oockery, Hardware, Etc.
HOLIDAY PBESIElT8 OF ALL IINDB,
dec 17 tg St. Martinville, La.
CONVENT of MERCY.
St. Martinsville, La.
This Institute offers superior advanta
gee to Parents desirous of giving thier
enhldren a solid and refined Education.
Terms of tuition, Music etc., moderate.
For particulars apply to
SISTERs oF MFac'Y.
F. C. AUBDR'T,
HOTEL and SALOON.
Travellers will be accomodated in first
clas-s furnish.d room.
The finest liquors and cigars are ser
ved at the bar.
AUINSTRFtT., St. Martinville, La.
oct _1 1 y
Dry Goods, Shoes. Hlats, Fancey Goods,
antd Family Groceri....
A specialty of Ladies ftancy g'Ko. i:.ch
a± Flower', Feathers, ornaments aaud all
kinds of trimmings for ladies hats,
liJrcf/ If d Feud S'table.
Main Street, St. Martinsville, La.
Fine Family and Fancy Grocetes, Ci
gars, Tobacco, and Liquors.
Fresh Goods Receivd Daily.
All at prices that defy cpmpetition.
Main Street, St. Martinville, La.
EtYlR fAtL5 To CLRE.
., a.P_ ALLD ISEAStS of
* Alel BEAS'-*
THIAT CAN BE RAiD BTIAN
OD5as or Pi
QI ~ T r AGLL OPAL5la trO P
Marble work and Tombstonei
Samples of we & be odessaime
St. 3rtirile, I.
13 WHI S.
The POLICJ GAErTTY will be iMul
securely wrapped, to msy aMrl L th
United States fathre matheem hdlei
of ONE DOLLAR. Lkeral dseemt al
lowed to postmsastern, ages e ma ieles
Sample copies mailed free.
Address all orders to RI..r L (.o,
Framill Squme, N. T.
JOURNaH & E101.
BLLCXKUI Ta aid WausuLwaesoT 8o3
Wagons, Carts sad Dug1le made mew
and repaired. Baose meetlg Sle.
The Best amd Cheapset
Jlireiy and Feed Stlde.
St. Nartlasvle, La.
- Frst Clo r. -
Ifeed Beer, Sherbet, SIda Water at
Refreshments of edl lB
- IC MOB AL=
Corner Bridge and Market Streek
St Martlarills, La.
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t weeks ie a cha I wo s
etot Liver am;.:ib r eael te.
solely s move enema's mass
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A Prowerfl Utri.e Twig and r Fel
hor the Core of all Fwale C anpIdi u d
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