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Proclamation of Election

Crowley Signal March 31, 1900
A general election will be held in Acadia Parish on Tuesday, April 17, 1900, between the hours of 6:00 am and 7:00 pm. At the following polling places, for the purpose of electing State Judicial, Senatorial, Parish, Ward and Municipal officers, and the following duly qualified electors are hereby appointed commissioners and clerks at their respective polling places to wit:

  Commissioner Clerk
Rayne town hall
O. Broussard X  
Archie Hoffpauir X  
G. Derouen X  
J.A. Hunter   X
Castilles - Dejean & Deshotelís store
W.B. Milligan X  
V.V. Larcade X  
Roland Arceneaux X  
E.J. Cahanin   X
Robertís Cove - school house
Joe Jones X  
W.A. McClelland X  
Jos. Spaetgens X  
E.E. Legnon   X
Branch - E. Barousseís store
F.W. Haralson X  
E.L. Harmon X  
Jos. E. Power x  
T.S. Fortner   x
Church Point - H. Barousseís store
Edward Daigle X  
Laurent Barousse X  
Albert Longmier X  
Jos. L. Guidry   X
Mallet - Adolph Millerís
J.W. Young X  
J.C. Chachere X  
J.H. Spears X  
E. Stagg   X
Trilby - Kleinís store
Zeno Huber X  
Joseph Frey X  
L. O. Bertrand X  
Geo. W. Lotz   X
Ben Johnsonís - school house
Jesse Young X  
Migel Johnson X  
L.F. Shamber X  
H. B. Redlich   X
Millerville - Daigleís store
H.C. Wilkins X  
J.R. Myers X  
I.G. Jarvis X  
Fernest Reed   x
Cartville - Poussonís warehouse
Jules Minon X  
Louis Cart X  
H.J. Daughenbaugh X  
H. Shambaugh   X
Freelandís - school house
J.E. Portis X  
John Wilson X  
L. W. Searbrough X  
Malcolm McMillan   X
Mermentau - school house
W.F. Spurgens X  
Felix Simon X  
E.D. Connor X  
W.J. Meehan   X
Estherwood - school house
Wm. H. Hoyt X  
W.F. Lyons X  
P.A. Coles X  
John A. Sigur   X
Crowley court house
Chas. D. McAyeal X  
L.L. Lyons X  
G.H. Brooks X  
R.M. Lyons   X
Thus done under our official signatures at Crowley, La., this 28 day of March 1900. Geo. K. Bradford, Gus E. Fontenot, W.F. Brooks, Board of Supervisors


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