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THE WEEILY MESSENGER,
11.1 KINDS 0 F.O PRtINTING L . IUSTICE TO ALL SUSCRIPTION $1,00) PER ANNUM \'m,1.n ,,: :;I. ST. MIARTINVILIE. LA.. DECEMBER 13, 1919. NUMBER 4 DON'T GE T CAIUGHT Do not wait for the rush to buy your coal. Fine Lump Coal. Duchamp Hardware Co We Pay Highest Price We want to buy YOUR Pecans; however many you may have or whatever grade they may be. We Are Shellers We'll pay you the highest market price-F. 0, B your nearest shipping point; and we can show you that it will pay you to sell direct to us thereby eliminating all middle profits. We are "Pecan Headquarters"' in the South. handle over hall a million pounds a year. Write, wire or phone us for full information. We have buyers all over the country and can send one to see you. Let ts hear irom you and you'll hear from us promptly. rre Jos. Samuel Co., Inc. Mercantile Agencies r L xprets Companies 3 drasSt.S NeOrlss, La. . .. I'< . "i:: . ;, IkIy ' d: lste A-ider Iamit UT a pie i your face that's filled cheerily brimful of Prince lrt. if u're on te trail of moke peace For,P.A. will si";, you a t-', of tobacco joy that will make you wish your S life job : .:ms tc cuo hox much of the national joy smoke you cc-?d gc " .,: y wlih every twenty-four hours! Yc c.:. ':u- c " xV:.; Prince A lbertthrough thickandthn. You'! ýL ater l ying down a snm e barrage that'll make the boys think o. f t.c' old front line in Flrancel P.' A. rv-cr rhon your taste becaiuse it has the qualityl And, ever week without any comeback but real smoke joyi R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Comuch of the nationalm.Sem, N. Cy The Court House Bee. The refusal of the Police Jurors fr"(m the Fourth and Ftfth Wards to attend mleetirngs called last week to receive bids for the buildings Of a new jail and other important business of the parish, which were to be considered at special meet ings of the Police Jury, has started the buzzing of the Court House bee. and has been the cause of severe criticusmu of the police ju rors who are neglecting the affairs of the parish for petty politics. It Lots of rumors have been afloat colncerning the candidates, some 'rue and sne untne., which will Ini dolhlt ye very embIarrassing to the cnnilidates. 'I'lThel police jurors should not ini terfere with th,' construction of a new jail. because Iby the time they will ie ready to move the Court Hus,. to Breaux Bridge, the jail will ihave served its time and will not be in the way. And besides what %%ill a paltry little $27,000 ,he thie noillionnires of Breaux liridl.e who, are willing to open Sheir pocket bIooks so wide? A mlore hI agatelle. I)I ElI. Miss Mlarie Phi lomneue Fournet, I alnuItler of Mr. Hi. P'. Fournect. flied at 4:011 clock Monday nlight, a alt was buried at 3:30 o'clock t Tuesday evening front the Catho lic (Church. Town Council. ors Proceedings of the Mayor and rds iT''own Council of the Town of St. wek Martinville, Loouiiani, takeu at go the meeting of the said Mayor snt ntil Town Council bold at St. re Mirtinuville, Louisiana, on the et- Fourth day of December 1919. ed The Mayor and Town Council see of the Town of St. Martinville, of Louisiana met in special seseion ju- at St. Martinville. Louisiana, on ire this the 4th day of December 1919, with the following members )at present : mP, Hon. Albert Bieuverun, Mayor ,ill! presiding and the following mem. to Is. re: J. H Duchamp, R. J. Gui. rarel, F. F Fournet, A C OGeu n. thier, ao! W. J. Bi*envenn. ' Thers were absent: Nune. ay The Mayor and I'own Council Irtn i hvi bhieii culy ontvernvd the fil followitg ordinaaesc was offereed ill by Mr. J. H. Duchaump and .escon. i es eled by Mr. F. F. Fournet. DO AN ORDINANCE. I Be It Ordained by the Mayor n and T'lowu Council of the Town of f A S8. Martinville, Louisiana, that a special election be and the seme is hereby called and ordered to be1' helh int lithe Tow n of St Martin. 1vi : , . i. , tc, Tuesday the S13th ,lay *' ,Jeeaty- 1920. hbtweeln the. t lhoue l of elv,ie*n'v (7:00) a. m., and,' five (;:00) o'clock p m, and I k that at the said elec.tion there " shall be sulhuitltd to the tax pay. era eo.ideut citizens of said Town qualcfited to volte at said elctiou, a prl-psitionu to authorize the Ma. yor Pod Town Counc'il of the Town. of St Martinville, Louisiana. to ilcur idebt on Ibehalf of iand i the n u ,t in e ,f t he. loan of St. M ,rtinville, Louisiana, il i the amm,,lt ,If lFiftePu Tlheeau5d L n$15000,00) Dollar., anw to issue a a - sell sea t .eil egot iable smi aIeI,',Il in'trest he.rinlg coupon ) 1014 s' vi,"l"cng 'lhe anhd idsrh It el, 'sn t ('1,e alll,,ulll of said in. d -. e,-.*I i-g Ifes tlh.re ten 0o (11t) .r r, rit (f thi.. a.1ee-sFe l va Ie.t.... f ' eh. prp. rl y in aid I'." I;t ."41- l4 . tI hear liter. 'di :.-: ,.t !h r . ,,(t fit.. (5) per cent "t I'' I pee.,- , i.a , lelh'1 e*n. i annually .' it n, r ura a c te r ',el of Twen.ty tio Iy mre fr.u' Ille dat Ithereof; andl f( hte. the. Iri,.cial h.e, inltereat of e .1 I e teo Ice seeer'el Iby a tf. ir, *1.1 ax toe le levied ame, l e lle te( , e'!, r )in ..('eC .'ellalwMc wilth1 Ar'i,-i- 281 2 ,f tIe Cfheititntiou A nal II e L tw of lthe Statel of Lou. i"d i eirm , the pocee.ele front the sale of ,.2ai ibolls at niot lees thuan par t' to I-e Is-d ill eusltructing and L, S t:lpieg j ,int systems of water- tl c..rlke aled ele'ctric lights plant. h II. It Furi her Oielained eto, I flhet tihee shla' he pthlihse ul l' th,- Ollicil atJe.atil Ce1 the l.own ui. oef .t. lel;ntjv; le,, Louieiun, . for - thit) (30) eljs a totli(.ce of said " e41 cial o'e0 tilje, sald netice tee em. : it Ii er'e ..bil)ta altltiy all things eta nlve se-t forth Ii , alsoanlltice hnh. Ilee Mlao C.Il L',,wu Comneul t' v ll meeeet i,, ,pto sacsion at the' Iti le",l, II eil at '.i. .l rtiuvsr ,ill i l.,..en i.ec,..,t,'w e.'.. ,k p i,.on \'.cl.e-.i ,. C, :', ,I, eeth day of .l1 ee ec 192 a i Iee ,ieee aed there. ir c,, -, .:. . . Ib,.l: t I oxesi i-ilel 'e *".. ,: . 1 ,,. .seax ijie aced l e,,,h " th.- hIei, 'i e eeumb.er and Ca u.i e,;' , s i 'o en ohu. i s'. the que returne and deolare the result of said electin. Be It Further Ordained etc., I that the Mayor be, aud be is here. " by authcrized and directed, to bays the necessary ballots printed for the said election, which bal. * lots sball contain the foregoing h proposition and be drawn up in accordance with law and th.e prc visioos of this ordinance; and he shall also be authorized to arrange for the providing of the ballot boxes, the necessary hblanks for tally sheets and compiled stalte mente. Be It Farther Ordained etc., that the Clerk of Court and Ex. Officio Register of Voters shall furnish to the election officer.s hereinsfter named for said special election with a list of the taxrpay. *rs in said Town, uentitl.d to vote in presonu or by proxey at the said special eleat ion, toge:her with I|te a.eei3eed valuation of each I tx. payer's property, an shown Iby th Ie assessment roll last made an I til. 'ed prior to said election. B. It Further Ordained etc. that the following pulling place. all within the Town of St. Martin. Ville, Louisiana, are hereby de. signed an. dalteriuned upon as the polling p!aces in which to bhold the said special elsc:ion, and the followig namead persnie., all being registered votters, shall act as Cowwissioire rs u:l Cle, k ,tf election, to-wit: At the City Hall, S. Martin. Ville, Louisioan. D. E. Duoblsmp, L. F. Gary and Robert P. Halphee, Commissiou. ere. Daniel DelBlaue, Clerk. That the Officers of election oauned shall hohl the said election te' conforiu with Act 256 of tbhe Geuerl Asmlily ,of tihe State of Locilnlana lfor he year 1910 all amended, and aball uake L u liu re. turns of the said electu forl the weeting of the scaid Mayor and cc.n CCouncil ,f Ise 'row " of St. &IartinileL,, L.nisiu, Io b held oni the 14:h lay of Ja.ucary 1.920,. andl te, , flice re of eci cl election dhill be cempr i ;al dJ in nr.,r. lanes" with ie bhly the Il. n,l Mayor a lown . Ceonall Thl'le orlilnae Ibeinhg albuitteal e, a vocte, the vote there,,i wtar as follows: Yena; Albhr.t BiIeciIVt-u, ~layor, J H DL champ, A. C 3icuthlicr, I. J u,,irard, F. F. :I'eeurnet, anld W. J l$iiuvenu, :,ellacilm.n Nay.; NPne. cAd the odiulance was declared diteol,.d. - 1, the undersc.gcil Clerk of lhe towni cf St. Martenville, State of -outiiana do hIerehey certify that le above and foregcoing is a I rue I( corr'ct coply of the proced. ags of Ithe MIayor and T'-wnc cIcicil af the Trwe a ,f St. M.r. inville, Locuiciaca, takeic at tle p)oial meeting cf the said Mycr ia Ti, wa Cocil haba at St Ma. a invilll', L.,uisiaaca, ca ,his Ia 1,. 4th •y cf l)ecemnler 1919L Ico faith whereaef I have hercc. Sct ilay ficcnl arekl ald ciactc. "ie at St Marticvile, Loulliinllc,° iI Ice 4t:h (lay ref D) c b.n e..r 1919. "i(,niey E De.lahiciacls .. 'l'awwc Clrk. Ooltl alllnd o0l page two Be sure to ordler your Holiday akes iu adv lacce from L. V. Si. iOU.