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A SSunday April 21th ý Clara Kimbell Young In Her Latest Photo-Play "MAGDA" ALSO WAR NEWS. TOWN COUNCIL. Regular monthly imeeting of the Ma - yor and Town Council he d at the Tuowu Hall at St. Martinville, La., this 2ud day of April A. D. 191. Houn. J. II. l)uchIamp Mayor pro-ter presiding anti the following lenuloere presenit: Messers. . . J. Guirard. A. C. Ii( uthier, anl W. J. Bienveus. Absent: F. F. Fournet. The minutes of thtlast mbeting were read and as read were approved. The Mayor stated that it was ill order to adopt anll ordinance to call and regu late the regulaif bi annual election of the officers of the Town of St. Martin ville, Louisiana, as provided for by its Chat ter antd amendments thereto. Olii motion of Mr. K. J. Guirard secon ded by Ms. A. C. Gaiuthier and carined by the following yeas; R. J. Guirard, A. C. Gauthier and W. J. Bieuveuu. Nays: None. He at resolved that pursuant to the pruvisions of the Charter of the Corpor ation of St. Martiinville, Louislana, and of the amendments to said Charter that in accordalnce with the proclamation of his Honor Albert Bieuvenu. Mayor, that an election be held in the Town of St. Martinvills. Louisiana, at the Town Hall on Tuesday the 21st day of May A. D. 191., to- the purpose of electing a Mayor. five (5) Councilmen, and one (I) thief of Police. Hlie It further resolved. that three coiw m¥1sioners and one (I) clerk of election for the purpose of said election shall be appointed by the Mayor, by anti with the advice of the Council. He it further resolved, that the per ioll or candidates aspiring for the of tices of Mayor, Councilmeu. anti Chief oil Polise, shall give and present their Hlaines to the Mayor or or before the 1I0th day of May ltils. for the piinting of their names on the Ofticiul Ballot, af ter which dlate no names shall be re ceived to be placed on said Olticial Bal lots. He It further resolved that the Offt citil and Tally Shl.ets shall be printed at tith cots of the Town anld utnder the supervision tl the Mayor. who lihall have full charge of same until its dell very iby himu to the Commissioners of l-.iectiou. He it further lesolved, that there shall I Ie one (I) I)lticial Ballot for the Iiners of Mayor antd t'ouncilmen. and another llthcial Hallol for the namies of those rtutaiing for Chief of Police. I' pti the Mayor and 'Councilt., i Hal lot thelse shall be prinlted the different sets of candidates for Mayor anid Coun cllimeu being one (I) for Mayor anid Fire (S.) (',oulinll l, with a different device on toll of eacl of sulil sets, and one tlaiik space' opposite thll names of each candidate, by stamping the device tlhe ftill set of candidates shall be voted for; or a vote ulay be given for candidates in the different sets, by stamtuplug the hblanik space opposite the candidates ialie voted for, provided that if more candldates are voted for than there are othices to e tilled. the said ballot shall Is ol.t anid not counted; provided also thaut caiIdl ate may run for Mayor or C('out lluiuel, without being itn full Nsets; ill which case their names shall be prin ted nii the ballot but in other columiis with a blank space opposite their Inaimes. (nt the Chief lof Police Ballot shall bie ptrinted the namesi of thlie ctuhi late, for tie saild oiice with a differeit detlice on 1,top of each uame; by stamping the de SIce the caulidate under the said device shall be voted for, protlied that if more than oue candidate be voted for Chief of Plice, theesaid bhllut shal a be void andi [ot counited. Be it lurther resolved thait the voting hliall be seeret hallot with one or uioe booths tixed as tlhs State elections; Tro vided that two Samiple Hallots of each kind marked "Sample Ballots" shall be posted in front of the polls at the open Iing of the Box in order that the votels may famnilarize themselves with the forms of said Ballots and the namnes and devices thereon, Be it further resolved, that the quali dlation of canlidates and voters of said Election shall be that they have paid their Poll Taxes for the year 1916 amlit 1917 in the year in which they were due. and that they shill be duly Registerei according to law tand plossess all other tjualifcations prescliied by the Town Charter. Be it further resolved, that the Polls 'hall be open from the hours of six (6) 1. M., to seven (7) P. M. Be it further resolved. that It thill be the duty of the eommissioners of Elec tion immediately after the counting of the ballots, to wake their official re turns, in tiiulioats, duly sealed and signed, to the Mayor, 'ne Tally Sheet ar'd List of voters to be placed in the Ballot Box. which box shall be sealed by the Comlmissioners and Clerk of Elec tion, one Tally Sheet to be delivered to the Mayor, and the Third Tally Sheet, to be sent to the Secretary of State. Be it further resolved that the Town Council shall wet in open sesion on the Twenty l'irst (21) day of May 1'91 at Iwelve (12) o'clock M. at the Town Hlall or the purpose of compili:ig the returns anti prtimulgating the results of said election. hbe caudidates for Mayor. and the Five (5) candidates for C'ouuciliill. and the candidate for Chief of Police re aeiving tile highest number of votes for said respective ollices, shall Ie declared eleted blayUr, Councilmwn and thief of Police. He it fulthler resolved,, that the Malvor shall provide a ithllot Bhx with lock anad key for sail Election; which said Bal lot shall he properly sealed and miglted hby the coUiUmmsionuers and clerk aftel counting tile Ballots and the placing thereiin one .tally sheet aind list of %,, lert as aforesaid, and which lshall thenii be delivered to thie \laysr as aforesaiRd The Mayor thenl appointed, with the advice and consent of the Coullntil, the following qualified electors of St. Mar tinville. Louslllana. ias c'm.,nu lin lntillen s and Clerk to se lve at the saiel nllllciln election to be held oin M~ly 21th 1.l;: I'. t. Brotussard. I). E. iDcihaii, L. 1" Gary. commiwionoiiers and .Athls Roy, Clirk. Luke Boninu .and J. C. Hienvenu. Watchers. Said coulinisnsionuers to preside at said election, anid they with the clerk to io and perform all duties inucubent upon them by law. The following bills were approved anid ordered paid viz: P. J. Fleming $3.25. Leoncq Pellerila $4.15. A. L. Du raud & Co $2.25, George (ireig & C(' $10.75, Laizaire BIeiventu $3.5i. Ii champ liardwaire Co $22 7U&. Moved by Mr. W. J. Bienveniu secondledl by Mr. A. C. Gauithier and tillsnilnsl\ carried, 'That perimission be grantedl tio 1Mssers. Burditl and Landry to cross thel road leading Town to Mr. L. C. lVautier's with an irrigation canal, proviled tilhe same dtoes not interfere with the drailn age of the road. There beiiig no further Ibusi nes upon motion of Mr. A. C. Gautlhier se'oiitled by Mr. W.J. Bieuveuu the meeting ad jourued. J. Hi. Duchlamp. lavor Pro-T'l.m. Sidney E. elahonueayc, Stretary. Death of United States Senator R. F. Broussard. Flrilday night, at nine o'clock, iUnited States Sellatlior Robert F. Br<,ussrJ. i,.d alt his bon in New llyeria. aiftt.r an illuness of seve ral w,","ks lie was ullrliel at 11:30 o'clc[.k [usi, Iay loruinig withi Masonic T.'he fuinlvrl was very largely at teinded, thlie Scnatr beingi very populatlr in this entire section. Hi, death is a great loss to the sulgar district and tlie 'entire S ate of Louiitnia. liTe dath TI'uiesday llorlning at niin' o'clo'k of little Nadia (;are nial. thle sweet and bright little girl of M1r. and Mrs. Gaston Gar dernal. was a -sad one. The little gi I was 8 ye'as and 7 miontlhs old ;andI aiittndel school ai t thel Sisters of tlercy alnd all tile children of that school attelnded the funeral of their little friend which took place at niine o'cloak Wednesday Iollning. A 'very ltrgelu i number <fI people fromt St. Martinville went to New Iberia' Tuesday to attend the fur neral of Senator Broussard. Notice To Farmers. --0-- Any one desiring to obtain furloughs for soldiers now in training camps may do so by applying for same on special form furnished-by the War Department. Affidavits to the effect that the said sol diers are going to persue agri cultural work while at home must be furnished. These forms may be had by applying to your Local Board, Coudcil of Defense, or the Parish Demonstration Agent E. L. TALBOT, Demonstrator. --- All Registrants d(lue ill current luioto, whlo are ntually far ning, and have biten doing nothing else Ibut tirnt, may file affidavits to their Local Hoard for extention of tmlme. aunm' rinst lie tiled lit once. De tails will be given at Local Board office. Next call will take place some tiues soon. WADE t(. MARTIN. C('hairmnan Local Board. Statememt of Ownership, Management, Etc. or pril . 118 'tat f it oulana, Pari , h 'i f - ist. artin. iBfue mi ,. a Notitry P tublit. it ant for thlte 'ta to illlnd |ai'tlslfh Ittaore It , I',n l IV altlarel Allert lii nlvl'liu. wh1, hlo - iiig biet duly wi'orII a'eordling to law, T'p'-et illtt ittny UnI talt e s- Ii Owner anld Eliihr eio el t tklV l.-lesr.,.ger illll l hat lh+ fI lhlo hg I'.. to t + b stI,. his kun'wledge and i.'ilf, a tru . alse entel of lite wlnrlir , m all il el t Lt" fitf t .e l fittl, ii ublicatIt l r the date "howII iII th e ,ption, retq ir~.d by the Art ,f Aug. 24, 1,.12. That ith' names aul aehlre'.s.d of the publilehr, editor and business wuaager, Pullisher. Laizaire Binvetni, St. Mlarthlivillh. La. Editor, Albeit Hienv-iiu. St. hlartiiviile. La. Il-i *l iets tt lh lager. I.iiz, i @lll i't e mllll alln, st. :atutin iihlle, la. Owiuter. Albltrt Bisnveniu. st. Mariivlil ', La. '.eiurity hollurt lltr wt in lgor holdu g I per "ceIit tor Ilitore (if total amoll lt if londits, mlortgage, or othelr setririties art' Notie. Sworn to anrd u+Ihcriltbed hefIor me this Ilth day of April 118.. G(o. S. Eattlil. Notary Puitlic. " ue melas shoes at K. Schwartz 0 w , i -,: s *** * 5 S EVERYONE MUST HELP. Wars cannot be fought without mora', and upon the Treasury centers every financial demand upon the Nation. The rich of this country cannot alone meet the needs of the Nation; the men of the country cannot do it alone; the women of the country cannot do it alone; but all of us, the people of the United States, diesre. garding partizanshlp, forgetting selfish interests, thinking only of the supremacy of right and determining to vindicate the majesty of American. ideals and secure the safety of America and civilization, can do the great and splendid work which God has called upon us to do, W. G. McADOO, Secretary of the Treasury. STELLA'S CHIEF LAD, REGISTRATION No. 144069 Nono better bred -Ask to see his Pedigree. Sc his twin da.ughlt:rs at Chief of Police Thomas. Fee 83.00 Cash, with privilege of returning within 99 days J. H. DUCHA'MP, Owner, St Martinville, La. Little Boys, Little Girls and big ones too, There's much, very much for you to do, Save your pennies, nickels and your dimes, Uncle Sam needs them in these War Times. S"FARM LOANS" I hIave formed a&connecti,,n with the Banker's Loan ' and Secucrities Compal;ny of NSe:wv Orleans, La., and . Scan place long terms loais on improved and pro- . . lductiv'e farms. Amount utnilimited. No advance . i. charges. lPrompt service guaranteed. . . R. A. JACOB, i- , Real Estate: \Agent, Ottice Hotel Frederic Building New Iberia, La.