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Meet me at the Lafay- $
ette Fair, October io- (
13-1912. - Excursion I
train from Cade Sun- $
day October 13th., re
Sturns same day.
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J. W. Copeland. of Dayton, Ohio, pur
chased a bottle of Chamoerlan's Cough
Remedy for his bob who had a cold, and
before the bottle was all used the boy's
cold was gone. Is that not better than I
to pay a five dollar doctor's bill ? For I
sals by all druggists.
J. R. OLIVIER
ABOVE LAIHBE'S DRUG STORE.
ST. MARTINVILLE. LA.
I H1 INN
Ou ondelet and Perdido street
JUSBTIN I. DENhCHAUD. Proprietor.
VICTOR ROBIN. Manager
EUROPEAI PLAI, Rafs $1100 and ap.
Bite formerly oocupied by Lenechand Hote'
We have on Keystone Plantation a
black cow about 3 years old, tip of horse
cut. and branded A The owner is re
quested to come X and prove his pro
perty and pay the costs.
per Oswald Duraud
Sept 1. 1912, R. R. No. 2.
This is to notify the public that my
wife, Mathilde Valsin, has left my house
of her own will, and that I will not be
responsible for any debt contracted by
St. Martinville. La., Sept. 28, 1912.
In the matter of the succession of
Emma Voorhies. deceased wife
of Louis C. Duchamp.
19th Judicial District Court,
Parish of St. Martin. State of Louisiana,
Whereas Mrs. Emma Duchamp admin
Istratrix of the succession of Emma,
Voorhars. deceased wife of Louis C. Du
champ. has tiled in my office a Final Ta
bleau and aceouut of her administra
tion of said estate.
Now therefore all the Creditors. Heire
or other interested persons are hereby
warned and nottflrd to file their opposel
tion thereto, if any they have, with the
Clerk of said Court, at his office in the
Town of St. Martluvills. Parish of St.
Martin, within ten days after the first
publication thereof, otherwise the said
Tableau and account will be in due
course of law offered and honiologated.
Witness my halnd and seal of Court at
St. Martin ville, Parish of St. Martin. La.,
this 24th day of September A. D. 1912.
Dy. Clerk (f Court.
Homologatiou of Talleau
In the matter of the Succession of
Leonard Savoy, Sr.,
Probate Docket No. 3553
State of Louisiana, Parish of St. Martin,
Whereas Liainmac Savoy of the Parish:
of 8t. Martin. Administratris of the
aforesaid succession has filed in the of.
Ice of the Clerk of the 19th Judicial Dis
trisct Court of the State of Louisiana
holding sessionse in aud for the Parish
of St. Martin a Fiual Tableau of Classl- i
feation and distribution of the afore
Notice is hereby given to the creditors
and heirs of said Estate and toallothersn
whom it mnay concern to show cause if
any they have withliu ten days from thisbl
publication. why said tableau should not
be homologated a prayed for.
Clerk's office this 24th day of Septem
ber A. D. 1912.
I. BIENVENL', Dy. Clerk. I
Martin A Marn, At.n. i,
Bank of St. Martinville
F. T. Guilbeau and St. Martin Oil
State of Louisiana. Parish of St. Martin,
19th Judicial District Court,
By virtue of an order of seizure and
sale issued out of the 19th Judicial Die
trict Court in and for the Parish of St.
Martin. State of Louisiana, in the above
entitled and numbered suit, dated this
9th day September 1912.
I have seized and will proceed to sell
at public auction to the last and high
sat bidder at the front door of the Court
House, between the legal sale hours in
the Town of St. Martinville. on
Saturday November 2nd, 1912.
I the following described property to-wit.
That certain town lot with all the im
provemente and buildings thereon in
cluding the Cotton Gin Plant and ac
cessories and being lot one (1) two (2)
three (3) four (1) five (5) six (6) One
hundred and nineteen (119) one hundred
and twenty two (122) one hundred and
twenty three (123) and one hundred and
twenty four (124) of the prospective town
of St. Paul of the Plat of survey thereof,
bounded north by Mouton Avenue, South
by Bridge street, East by lots seven and
one hundred and eighteen (118) of said
I plat of survey and west by Railroad
Seized to satisfy the above writ.
Terms and conditions-cash.
Sheriff's office this 24th day of Septem
ber A, D. 1912.
WADE O. MARTIN, Sheriff.
Fortunes In Faces.
There's often much truth in the say
ing "her face is her fortune," but it's
never said where pimples, slim erup
tions, blotches, or other blemishes disti
gure it. Impure blood is back of them
all, and shows the need of Dr. King's
New Life Pills. They promote health
and beauty. Try them. 25 cents at all
Proclamation of the Result of
Proclamation of the result of the elec
tion held in the Town of St. Martinville,
Parish of St. Martin, Louisiana, on the
- 26th day of September, 11112, to levy, im
pose and collect a special tax In aid of a
y railway enterprise and all iu favor ot
s the Southwestern Traction and Power
e Company, its successors or assigns.
STATE OF LOUISILANA
PARISH Of ST. MARTIN
Be it known that on this, the 28th day
of September, A. U. 1912, we. the under
signed members of the Board of Super
visors of Election in and for the Parish
of St. Martin, A. F. Iomeugeaux being
on account of illness, by virtue of law,
in accordance with our official duty,
and in accordance with an ordinance
with our official duty, and in accordance
with an ordinance of the Mayor and
- Council of the Town of St. Martinville.
& adopted on the 13th day of August, 1912.
.'did meet in special session for the pur
pose of examining and cauvassing the
Sreturns of the special election held in
the Town of St. Martinville on the 26th
* day of September, A. D. 1912. to take the
y sense of the property tax payers of the
. Town of St. Martinville, entitled to vote
e,- under the Constitution and laws of the
t Slate of Louisiana, on a proposition to
;. :impose. levv and collect a special tax of
t Live mills on the dollar per annum on
: all of the asmesable property in the
Town of St. Martinville, said tax to be
I imposed and collected in aid of a rail
tway enterprise and in favor of, for the
, I bene8fit of and in aid of the Southwestern
Traction and Power Company, its suc-
cessors or assigns, maid tax to be impos
. ed, levied and collected beginning with
Sthe year 1913 and extending to and in
cnluding the year 1922. so as to realize
the sum of Twenty Five Thousand Dol
lars. provided that in case the sum of
Twenty Five Thousand IDollars be col
lected and turned over to tihe said Conm
pany before the expiration of the ten
h years, that said tax shall ceae uas soon
e as this sum Is collected anid turned over
- to the Southwestern Traction and Power
Company, its successors or assigns.
" And we did. lin the presnce of Amedes
Pi Puleynard, Hackett Thomas and Georre
SS. Eastin, three witneses possessing the
- qualifctions required by law. being
tax payers and qualifiled electors under
Sthe Constitution and laws of the State
Sof Loluisiana, all residents of the Town
Sof St. Martinville, Parish of St. Martin,
and as many others as chose to attend.
Sexamliue the sworn returns filed with
as by the Commissioners and Clerk of
- the Election, and from which sworn re
turns, have prepared the following com
piled statement which we declare and
promulgate as the result of said elebtion:
Total number of votes cast in favor of H
the proposition submitted, as herein- c'
above set forth, one hundred and fifty D
Total number of votes cast against the in
proposition submitted, as hereinabove ei
set forth, four (4). of
Total amount in value of property w
voted in favor of said proposition, as ti
hereinabove set forth, One Hundred and d,
Ninety - one Thousand, Four Hundred r,
and Fifty and t07-100 ($191.450.07) Dol- S
Total amount in value of property '
voted against the proposition submitted, I
as hereinabove set forth. Two Thousand, d
One Hundred ($2,100) Dollars. ii
The majority in number of property
tax payers eligible to vote in said elec
tion in favor of said proposition. One t
Hundred and Fifty-three (153).
The majority in value of property in
favor of said proposition One Hundred
and Eighty-nine Thousand. Three Hun
dred and fifty 7-100 ($1,350.07) Dollars.
We further delare and promulgate that
the one hundred and fifty seven votes
cast in favor of said proposition repre- e
I sents a majority of all the qualified vo
3 ters who might have participated in
I said election under the Constitution and
I laws of the State of Louisiana, and that
I likewese the one hundred and ninety i
I one thousand, four hundred and fifty and c
,07-100 ($191,450.07) Dollars of assessed
I valuation of property voted in favor of
I said proposition represents an amount
1 iu excess of one half of the assessed va
I lue of property that might have been
voted at said election under the Consti
tution and laws of the State of Louisi
Therefore, a majority of the property ,
tax payers in number enitled to vote at
said election under the provision of the
Constitution and laws of the State of
Louisiana, auda majority in amount of
the assessed value of the property euti
tied to be voted at said election under
- the Constitution and laws of the State
- of Lonisirna, having voted in favor of
Sthe said proposition submitted as here
a inabove set forth, we hereby declare
I that said election carried and the tax
I accordingly imposed.
In witness whereof, we the members
the Board of Supervisors of the Parish
of St. Martin, have set our hands to this
procee verbal, made in triplicate, in the
presence of Amedee Poleyunad, Hackett
Ihomas and George S. Eastin, three
competent witnessed. who also signed
these presents, and who have been pre
sent and witnessed the entire proceed
i tugs herein on this, the 26th nay of Sep
r tember, A. D. 1912. and have tiled one
copy with the Clerk of Court, one copy
with the,Ma)or and Councilof the Town
of St. Martinvalie. and the remaining
copy this body has retained.
A. D. RoY.
IPHIS J. FOURNET.
Board of Supervisors.
e GEO. S. EASTIN.
STATE OF LOUISIANA
PARISH OF ST. MARTIN
Before me, Igniace Bienvenu. Deputy
Clerk of the 19th Judicial District Court
in and for the Parish of St. Martin. State
of Louisiana, personally came and ap
peared A. D. Roy and Iphis Fournet who
h being by me first duly sworn according
to law, depose and say :
That afflants are the duly appointed
and qualified supervisors of election in
eand for the Parish of St. Martin, State
of Louisiana, and that the above and
foregoing are promulgation of the spe
cial electiou held in and for the Town
of St. Martinville. Parish of St. Martin,
SState of Louisiana, on the 26th day of
September, 191, is true and correct.
A. D. Roy.
e IPHIs J. FOLURNET.
Sworn to and subscribed before me
this 28 day of September, A. D. 1912.
Deputy Clerk of Coi t.
e Saved By His Wife.
She's a wise woman who kuows just
what to do whn her husbaund's life is in
danger, but Mrs. R. J. Fliut. Braiiitree,
\Vt., is of that kind. "She insisted on
my usiug Dr. King's New Discovery,
S"writes Mr. F. "for a dreadful cough,.
r when I was so weak my friendls all
r thought I had only a short time to live,
and it completed cured me." A quick
care for coughs and colds, it's the most
a safe and reliable medicine for many
Sthroat and lung troubles-grip, brouchi
tis, croup, whooping cough, quinsy,
r tonsllitis, hemorrbhages. A trial will
convintce voo. Oc anud $100. Guaran
Steed by all druggists. 1
St. Martinville. a., September 30, 1912. i
SSpecial meeting of the Mayor and t'ouncil oft
the Town of St. Martinville. Parish of St. Mar.
tin. Louisiana. I
The Mayor and Councilmen of the Town of I
I t Martitvill met on this day at I A. M in I
special eeeeion. Meeting called to order bt
Honorable Albert Bienvenn, Mayor. Following to
C'onncilmen present: H. J. Guirard, L. J. Du- of
champ, P. J. Gary. J. H. Duchamp. Absent: a
Dr. J. S. Martin. es
The Mayor explained the object of the meet- a
ing to be for the purpose of receiving the ofi- O
cial returns of the special election held on the I1
26th day of September, A. D. 1912, in the Town fa
of St. Martinville, Parish of St. Martin, wherein a
was submitted to the qualified voters a proposi- b
tion to levy a special tax of tive mills on the
dollar per annum, to be imposed, levied and a
collected in aid of a railway enterprise, and in si
favor of. for the benetit of and in aid of the a
Southwestern fraction and Lower Company, its a
successors or assigns, said tax to be imposed, le- is
vied and collected tetuinuing with the year 1913
and extending to and including the year 11rL. Itl
snoas to realize the sum of twenty live thousand c
dollars., provided tha: in case the sum of twenty 1
five thousand dollars be collected and turned
over to the said company before the expiration
of the ten years, that the taid tax shall cease as
soon as this sum is collected and turned over to
t the Southwestern Traction and Power Company,
its successors oa assigns. That the sworn re
turns of the Commissioners and t lerk have been
filed with the Council, and that the Board of
Supervisors had met on Saturday, September r
"- th, 1912, and had drawn up a compilled state- J
t. ment and proclaimed the election to have re
suited in favor of the proposition submitted,
and had filed a copy of their return and procla
mation showing such compiled statement with
the Council. I hat in accordanhce with the ordi
- nance of August 13, 1912, calling the election, it I
was necessary for the Council to examine the a
returns and promulgate the result of the elec- I
The following resolution was then introduced
y by Mr. It. J. Giuirard, seconded by Mr. L. J. Du
11 champ and unanimously carried :
d lie it resolved b the Mator and Council of
the Town of St. Martinville, it being the autho
rity ordering the election held on September
t I, 1912, for the purpose of voting for or against
the proposition to levy and collect a tive mill
tax for a period of ten years. to raise the sum of
twenty five thousand dollars, in aid of the
Southwestern lr ction and Power Conmpany, its
successors or assigns, that they do now proceed
to inspect the tally sheets, compilled statements
and list of voters as returned by the Commis
sioners and Clerk presiding at the election held
on the 2tith of September. 1912. for the purpose
8 as above set forth, as well as the proclamation
f of the Hoard of Supervis.rs showing the com
If piled statements made by them. and that what
the Mayor and Council shall do in this matter
shall be evidenced by a proces verbal of same.
A copy of which proces verbal shall be publish
SI ed, idong witl. the minutes of this meeting, for
f thirty days in the othcial journal of the Iown of
St. Martinvalle, and shall be considered the otti
cial promulgation by the Mayor and Council of
' the result Ot such election.
X Thereupon the Ma or anti Council did proceed
to comply with said resolution and embody their
acts in the following proces verbal :
BE1£ IT KhŽUWN AND trEMIMBEMRED That
il we, the Maor and Councid of the Iowa of I.
t Martinville, acting under and by virtue of an
ordinance of the Mayor and Council of the
Town of SL iaotauville, this day met in special
session, for the purpose of examining t ie
!e sworn returns of the special election held on
d the 2ith day of September, 1912, as tiled with us
b~" the tummissioners and Clerk of election
and the compiled statement of the Bouard of Su
pervisora of the Parish of St. Martin, and'to
formally declare the result of said election, did
le proceed to perform the duties imposed upon us
in said ordinance, as follows:
We did prooesd to inspect the compiled state
ment furnished by the Board of Supervisors of
SLthe l'arish of St. Martin, and their proclana
tion declaring the result of the election, as well
as to inspect the tally sheets, compiled state
ment and list of voters as returned by the Com.
missioners and Clerk presiding at the special
e. election held on September 26, 1912, in the Town
of St. Martinville, to take the sense of the pro
perty tax pay ers upon the following proposition.
To levy a special tax of five mills on the dol
lar per annum, to be imtposed, levied and onl
lected in aid of a railway enterprise, and in fa
vor of. for the benefit of and in aid of the South
western Traction and Power Company, its suc
tcenors or assiguns, said tax to be imposed, le
vied and collected beginning with the year 1913,
e and extending to and including the year 192., so
I- as to realize the sum of Twenty-five Thousand
o fatn-. provided that in case the sum of Twen
t,-,,ve Thonsand Dollars be collected and turn
ed over to ! . :.. i i. . ll.a before the expira
tion of t. Le.. , ,.. , t:.at the said tax shall
t ce-ate as soon as this sam is collected and turn.
Iel oiver to the Southwestern Traction and Power
Company, its successors or assigns.
After making such inspection, we found the
nunmber of votes cast for the proposition sub
mitted as aforesald to be one hlindeed and fifty
8 seven (l.;); nunber of votes cast against the
irpuosition submitted as aforesaid to be four
(4 the amount of assessed valuation of proper
ty voted for the proposition as aforesaid to be
One lHundred and Ninety-one Thousand. Four
hundred aind! Fifty lt lo ;-10 5lul.40.07) Dollaris;
andI the amount of issessed valualion of proper
ty voted against the proposition submitted as
Saforesaid to be Two Thousand, one hundred
The said examination and compilation shows
Sthe net re'ult to be a majority in number of
- votes voted at said election in favor of the pro
position submitted of one hundred and fifty
(1s). Majority in amount of the assessed valo
a tion of property voted at said election in favor
n of the proposition One Hundred and Eighty
nine Thsouand. Three Hundred and Fifty and
0-1001 (st.,3.~O.l0 Dollars.
We further examined the list of registered vo
YI ters of, the Town of St. Martinville, Parish of
1, It. Martin, State of Louisiana, as well as the
II asseess eat roll for said Town, and the list fur
nished by the Sheriff of the Parish of St.Martin,
showing the payment of poll taxes for the years
S1910 andl 111 in said Town, and the result of
t this examination shows that, including women
Stax payers entitled to vote at said election, there
Swere Two Hundred and Fifty Tiree (.l8) quali
fied voters who might hare participated in said
*, election, and that the total assessment of all I
II the qualifid voters who might have participa. I
- ted in said election aggregated the sum of Two I
Hundred Fifty PourThousand Seven Hundred I
SSeventy Four So-lou Dollars, and that the result I
of the canvass by this body of the tally sheets,.
compilled statements and list of voters returned
L by the Commissioners and Clerk of said elec- I
if tion, shows that one hundred and fifty seven 1
r. Qlalitied voters, with an aggregate asseument
of One Hundred and Ninety-one Thoumand,t
f Four Hundlred and Fifty and 07.100 (It$191,410.0;
n Dollars, voted their entire assessment in favor
y of maid proposition, and that the one hundred i
and fifty seven votes was a majority in number
of the property tax payers entitled to vote in
said election under the provisions of the Con
stitation and laws of the State of Louisiana,
and that the assessed property, amounting to
One Hunndred and Ninety-one Thousand, Four
Hundred and Fifty and 07-100 Dollars, voted in
favor of said proposition at such election, was
amajority in value of the property entitled to
be voted at said election.
And we now formally declare the result of
said election to be in favor of the proposition
submitted, and that the Soutnwestern Traction
, and Power Company, its successors or assigns,
are entitled to collect the said special ta voted
in its favor.
I in testimony whereof, the Mayor and each of
the Councilmen have set our hands to this pro.
I cee verbal, on this 30th day of September, A. D.
I ALasT BIaxvaxu. Mayor.
J. H. DUcaSAP,
1. J. DucaxP,.
P. J. GAar,
It. J. tlUIAD,
Thereupon, the following ordinance was pro.
I sented by Mr. J. H. Duchamp and read, and it
r was moved by Mr. L. J. Duchamp, seconded by
- J. 11. l)Duchamp and carried by the following
- yea and nay vote :
Yeas : L. J. Dunchamp, J. H. Duchamp. P. J.
- ary and It. J. Odirard.
Nays : None.
Said ordinance as hereinafter entitled was then
t presented to the Mayor for his examination, and
e after examination was approved and signed.
Said Ordinance was entitled and reads as follows:
An ordinance promulgating the returns of
the special election held in the Town of St.
Martinvill , A. D. 1912, to take the sense of
f the property tax payers of said Town enti.
tied to vote under the Constitution and laws
of the State of Louisiana, on a proposition
to levy a special tax of five mills on the dol.
I lar per annum, to be imposed. levied and
f collected in aid of a railway enterprise and
e in favor of, for the benefit of and in aid of
s the Southwestern Traction and Power tCom.
d pany, its successors or assigns, said tax to
m be imposed, levied and collected beginning
- with the year 1913, and extending to and in.
d cluding the year 19.2, so as to realise the
e sum of twenty five thousand dollars, aad
n providing further for the imposition, the
I- levy and the collection of said tax.
t WHERl.AS, there was held in the Town of St.
r Martinville, Parish of St. Martin, on the Mth
day of September, A. D. 1912. an election to take
I- the renue of the property tax payers of the Towa
or of St. Martinville, on a proposition to levy a
f special tax of five mills on the dollar per an.
i- num, to be imposed, levied and collected in aid
of of a railway enterprise, and in favor of. for the
benest of and in aid of the Southwestern Trae
d tion and Power Company, its successors or as.
Ir signs, said tax to be imposed, levied and oul
lected beginning with the year 1914 and extend._
it ing to and including the year 122, so as to rea.
L. lue the sum of twenty five thousand dollars,
a provided that in case the sum of Twenty five
thousand dollars be collected andturnedover
d to the said Companyu before the expiration of
e the ten years, that the said tax shai cease as
ii saonas thas sum is collected and turned over to
is bthe Southwestern Traction and Power Company.
n its successors or assigns; and
a- WHEREAS. this C ouncil has on this date ex.
u amined tue baliote in number and amount. exs.
d mined and canvassed the returns made by the
is Commissioners and Clerk of Election and the
proclamation of the Board of Supervisors, and
s- formally declared the result of the election to
bf he in favor of the proposition submitted, as is
5- shown by the prouces verbal adopted by said
It Council duly promulgating the result of the
s- election; and
.- WHEREAS. under the Constitution and lawr
ti of the State of Louisiana, it is made the duty
0t the Mayor and Council, when a majority of ta"
- property tax payers in number and amount have
i. voted in favor of the proposition submitted.
and said election has resulted in favor of the
1- proposition, by ordinance, adopted for and on
I- behalf of the Town of St. Martinville. to levy
s- said tax for the period provided for, designate
i- the years same shall be collected. and to collect
s- ame annually;
S. Bection 1. leit ordained by the Mayor sad
s Council of St. Martinville. in special session
dl convened, that the special election held in the
i- Town of St. Martinville, Parish of 8t. iMarlt'
i- State of Louisiana. on the 5th day of Septem
i- her, 1912, be and the same is hereby declared to
1I have resulted in favor of the proposition sub
i- mitted. and the said Council does hereby for
or mally promulgate the result of aid election in
ie Section 2. Be it further onlained, etc., that
o- in accordance with the result of said election, a
T- tax of five mills on the dollar upon all of the
fe assessable and taxable property in the Town of
ar St. Martinville, or so much of said fivre mills as
- may be necessary, is hereby levied on all asses
Smsable propert4y situated in the Town of St. Mar
ir tinville, for a period of ten years, to-wit; for the
N years . 913,5 14. 1915. 1916. 1917, 1918, 1919. 19.t
- 1921, 1922. the said five mill tax levied for ten
a years to be collected annually, in addition to all
d other taxes, until the sum of Twenty-frive Thou
sand Dollars have been realised, the said tax to
' be imposed, levied and coUlected in aid of a rail
f way enterprise, and in favor of, for the beneft
o If and in aid of the Southwestern Traction and
yPower ('ompany, its successors or assigns., n
- der the condition disclosed and recited in as
r odnlinance of the Mayor and Council of the Towun
- of St. Martinville, adopted on the 13th day of
d August, 1912, calling said election, and the veti
tion of the property tax payers presented to said
S('Council at said meetin. praying that said eleo
f tion be held.
e Hection . Be it further ordained, etc., that
r- the minutes of this meeting and that this ordi
a. nance be inserted and published in the oflicial
" journal of the Town of St. Martinviles. Parish
fI of St. Martin, fora period of thirty (IU) days, in
n order that notice may be brought to all the tax
Spayers of the Town of ISt. Martinville of the
i- promulnation of said election and the levying
d of said ta opon all of the assessable ad tax
II ble property sitated in the Town of St. Martin.
- ville, for a period of ten years beginingU with
o the year 1911, and extendinu to and includia~
d the year 1922. as above set forth, and conforms
it bly to the result of said election.
. Thus done, read and signed and seal affixed In
d open sesion at St. Martinville, in the Parish of
St. Martin, State of Louisiana, this 30th day dl
u September, 1y12.
tThere being no further businees, the meetiag
, then adjourned.
r MaYor of the Town of St Martinvill,
1 Sweagr E. Daz.toouselv, S mcretar .