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VOL 8. Devoted to the Interests of Ahbeville and Surrounding Community. NO. 48.
Offic. , .-\bcvl, Vermilion Parish. La., Saturda, Jauarv 13, 1917. $1.50
ttur,ýv 3'ýuir 13, 1917.t' ILi
Has not affected you when
you can buy at the old price as
Offerings for Week Beginning Jan. 15, 1917:
The Ctelhbrated Om)regaa Flur, for .........................6c per lb.
I1;; T (a ine fa l t ,, fo r ...... .............. . 31. 0 per 24 lb. sack
Rio4 C',fee N,. , .. . . ........... 10c per lb.
Good Rio CJTcC fr,.r .......................... 12 -c per Ilb.
Sta:,inard (;ranulatei Sugar..... ... .. ... .. ....14'; ls for 1. ,:
IBest Cooking Oil. for. .............. ........... .. 1 00 per gallon
C oal , for . .... ..... .... ... ... ......... c per gallo
Toniatoe PIaste, or f- a-,11:i: . ........ .......... 5c per can
Tomatoes,, 1I 1b. can . ..................4 cans for 25c
Tomatoce,. Rvel Cro, . 2 hb. C:ns ... ...... ............ ic per can
Blue Ridge Corn ..... ......... .. ...................... c er can
Desert Peaches (the tiinet) .......... .... ............3 lb. can for 20c
Hill's Dale Asparagru,...... ..............15c per c:n
Libby's and Dhme- Bran, 11Milk .......... .................10c per can
Hienz's Plum Iuhing.. . ......15 oz can for 25c
All IHienz's Varieties ;at the s.mne old prices.
All Svrups at the old ]prices, V\1z ...................10c, 25c and 51 c i
Pine Apple. sliced and grated ... .......................... 20c per (can
Plagnoil Olive Oil, pints .... ................. c
Plagnoil Olive Oil, quarts .... . .......... ... ..55c
Oat Meal, Quaker and National .. ....... .......3 cans for 25c
Creamery Butter at ............ ................40c per lb.
Good Head Rice . .......... ..... ............ 40c per gallon
Good Line Rice ........................... 30c per gallon
Good 22 lb. Broom for .. .. . ...... .....................30c
Fresh Meats, Beef and Pork, now cut down 2c per lb.
cheaper, and in fact, all goods, too numerous to mention, have I
been reduced to the lowest margia. Call , id see my offers.
Ring 181 and your purchases shall be
delivered in your house.
C. F. GRIMMER
I will sell at Public Auction, to the last and
highest bidder, for cash, on State Street in front of
of the Court House, on re
Saturday, Jan. 20th, 1917 of
between the hours of 11 a. m. and 2 p. m. a
Large Sorrel Horse and
belonging to Louis T. Guidry. u0
Providing that the first bid is not less than 14
$80 for the horse and buggy. c1,
LOUIS T. GUIDRY. 1
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Money To Loan On Farm Lands to
Long Terms 1 To 10 Years. t
Farms For Sale
On Contract System. Inquiries Solicited. m
No Cash Required of
Broussard & Samson, Houssiere & L treil'e, c
Abbeville, La. Jennings, La.
II I o f i
/ Japanese do many co
a things well, but in a
way that is distinctively the
their own, and this is v
true of baking as of other things. But the Japa.
nose women could not produce l c
Pies and Cakes
that would suit the taste of the people of this
community as ours do. They are considered I
essential features of appetizing lunches or din
ners in the majority of the homes of this town.
uralltp and cleanliness are the twin mottose J
of this bakerp at all time. i
PEiS LESS BAKAEYV pl
t E. C. VllicmsZ, Prep. i
Iii ;\IJctic,(n Sale of Godchaux leiltv
Co. pr )perty to be sold by (ertih'
Rieclty I xperts Jan. 16thI to Otli
0,'O r 5er,'i'l ntest Tu:t ;,!,o J..tiuarv
l t ' 3 attI 7 a t, }-. m. an 1
,ain: ,t th. s , h,:, on \\ed
:.tl ,t\ . hurla :r:,a .,ind S.atrda.,
(Ierth; ktalty Exp,.rts tadl sell at
.\ution. the PropI.r'v of Godchanx
S Realtwy Co. which comprises the choicest
resilence and lusness ots in the town.
Th:s will he the most important sale
that has ever taken place in Abbevilie.
The sale wi:1 he conducted by Mr.
Charles S. Gerth personallv. who is an
lb . ,
"" Lecture by Supt. Bauer of
h, New Orleans Schools. Vic.
tor Theatre, Jan. 26, 1917.
r11 Asst. Sop-rintendent Nicholas Bauer,
at of the New Orhl-ans Public Schools will
i5c ,. liver an illustrated lecture on The
1ii lian in story and song at the Victor
I lie tre. Friday night, January 26. This
(¾ lecture will Le given by Prof. Bauer for
.:n thle iennit of the Abbeville High School
an and the entire procceeds will be given to i
5e lit' City Schools. Mr. Bauer will not
eve ciharge expenses while Manager ]
i Laiiiry donattes all receipts above actual i
al expenses. Tioue who attended the }
'Cc Gratluating Exercises last year will re- [
5c imentl:er Mr. Bauer for he Lave the class [
5c addrcss. There is no imor" graceful 0
fb speaker than lie and undoultedly he r
al will fully- entertain the audience with
)t1 his lecture. Mr. Landry will have the
)c regular pictures for that night but will
give an extra educational picture. Ad
3. nmission 10 cent up stairs and 25 cent for r
e the lower floor.
S. Stiff. Sore Muscles Relieved I
Cramped muscles or soreness fol- I
e lowing a cold or case of grippe are i J
eased and relieved by an application i f
of Sloan's Liniment. Dues not stain at
the sk n or clog the pores like mnussy t1
ointments or plasters and punetratee ju
quickly without rubbing Limber up se
your muscles after exercise, drivei S
out the pains and aches of rheuma.
tism, neuralgia, lumbago, strains,
sprains and bruises with Sloan's of
Uniment. Get a bottle to-day. ^ At th
..i Druggists, b5o. adv at
Cotton Still Greatest Export. et
Cotton is still king in the export trade in
of the United States according to the
repoat just issued by the departmus at of
commerce for the first eleven months of
1916. During that period the shipments Je
of cotton and cotton oil were valued at cu
almost half a billion dollars, $485,992.352 rai
to be exact. This is more than the com- ha
bined value of all the breadstuffs shipped set
in that period, which was a rifle over a,
four hundred million. the
Meat and dairy products shipped dur- is,
ing the period were valued at $245, 000.000 ee
mineral oils at $185,,tI"I,000, wheat 8199,- of
Ou0.000, flour at $77,0u0.000 and corn at ant
$40,000.000. The three latter are in- thi
eluded in the item breadstuffs. In the
meats pork leads with shipments of is1
$180,00O.UJo for all kinds .and including
lard and of beef there were $35,000.000.
Stomach Troubles. i
If you have trouble with your Sig
stomach you should try Chamberlain's go
Tablets. So many have been restored bill
to health by the use of these tablets ill
and their cost is so little. 26 cents, is
that it is worth while to give them a
trial. Obtaina*'le Everywhere adv
Prosperity in Vermilion of I
The Bank of Abbeville issued its state
ment showing its resources at the close
of business, D)ec. 3 , to be e1,u7b,094.79
with capital $li0,t00 surplus and un-'
divided profits $126,939; deposits 772- arra
1a.74. 'Thle stockholders also receivedi
their usual semi-annual dividend of ii V
per cent. As an evidence of the material wal
prosperity which has come to this com- pal
munity the past season it may be said mal
that the deposits in baunking institutions kid,
of Vermihon parish are close around two bur
millions of dollars. trat
Big Money for Cane Eve
In the Louisiana News noters of the
Louisiana Cane Planter, thie following
itrm appeared: T.
"l)emu.as Moresi. ge nera manager of pari
both the Erath and V'ervalion bSugar the!
Company factories sa' a that both of these The
places troduced albout 17, O',0.i.i pouinds curc
et sugar this past season, lie siid that of el
they paid big imoney for cane and that ver.
the cane farmters of Vlrzillion h ad a
very. prosperous year.' G
D.ff'ernt Kinds of Coughs to t
CId- le,,, to, itle,.-n int . a la:
·oi drh d30ryihlm",'wiea iOua'' ed ti
la yilppe ,oulI, bminich:al c ughi anri
r nlchial cougt, as'hmbinc tco,-g sale,
llut rachan1, p,,taii: cughh to ras ' price
chokltll'g phlgm En ;o lb ra, ia , mak
laud , writes: ' I 'oUghd conutauai sprir
ay, e -u d hardy ltep F·.l. ' IHuii- de e
a .d Tar relievtd no-, tUrinag mln cOUt,., the
entirely. $olhI E'v-ruwhere adv men'
21 Acres of Pecans. Ver
Mr, Frank W. Suarnmiers is no.w plant-' Ve
i:g .J acres :lt.tn i:" p-cac tree, on hirs creas
property just east of this place. Mr. that
Summers is quite enthusiastic over his 2.175
new venture and we wish him uch for l'
Iuce la hi. uaIIeriaig, upe
u : v ii ctl , ineer of Nation i f,:r As ,,: s ed
a '! Iith with the firm ire .Mess:, lMer:'.ti,
d r I.enis. Guy i. F:n:i. \v:::: W i:
lleviv and Ernest J. i ouitln. Ih, t,r:
lay. has also with themanumber of sa:eni ,i
at among theml being McCr. li en:r."v I'r:...
aox and Joe Montgomery. Tl'ue :irm s xe
icest enutive offices are located in New Orian .
iw n. with branch offices in New York, Boston
sale Denver, Los Angeles and other Cities.
lie. The local Office in Abbeville is on State
Ir. street next to J. A. Sumners, Hardware
of New Registration of Voters.
ic. The man who paid his poll tax before
17.the first of the year is in a goal position
to be full fledged citizen for the next two
Cer, years but he is not altogether through
'ill with his requirements. An act of the
the last legislature requires a complete re
tor registration of all the voters in the state
his from and after January 1, 1917. This
for registration is nearly as necessary as the
ool poll tax receipt and is fully so in some'
not To vote at any election in the state it
ger is necessary to be registered thirty days
ual before the election. In order not to fall
the below the requirements of the law it vtll
re' be a safe policy for every voter in thei
s parish to drop in at the clerk of court's
ful office at their earliest convenience and
he Woman's Assailant Indicted.
The Vermilion parish grand jury has
or returned a true bill against Summa
Levine, the young negro charged with
i making a criminal assault upon the wife
of a railroad section foreman near Kap
1- Ian a couple of days before Christmas.
re Judge Bailey has ordered a jury drawn
for the week beginning Monday, Jan. 29
in and District Attorney Greene will bring
'the negro to trial promptly. The grand
jury also brought indictments against
several saloon keepers for violating the
e Sunday closing law.
Are Yuwr eeA s Clged?
The bowels are the sewerage system
's of the body. Ye mcan well Imagiae
1 the result wheeaen-qy re stopped up
as is the meo.e ta o wtppatlo. As a
purgative you will Sad Obamberlla's
rablets excellent. They are mild and
L gentle in their action. They also
improve the digestion. Obtainable
if Th Cane Crop.
SI'nnsuallv warm weather for early
January has prevailed all through the
it current week. There has been some
2 rainfall, too, and in general the week
I- has been a continuation, in a weather
d sense, of its predeccessor, thus making
r a warm and moist fortnight at a time of
the year when our most wintry weather
is ordinarily expected. So far as the
0 seed cans is concerned, and the stubbles
of the crop now closed are concerned
,t and on which our next crop depends,
this winter season has been favorable to
their preservation and the whole outlook
f is favorable.-Iouisiana Planter
Thanks for Paying Bills.
According to a notice in the Crowley
Signrl, the business men of that place
go to the extreme of putting notices of
thanks in the paper for the payment of
bills. There surely must be lots of Joy
is paying bills that way,
To Hold State Meeting.
The meeting of the State Association
of Parish Fairs will be held in Baton
Rouge on Thursday, Jan 18, at 10 o'clock
at which all matters of interest pertain
ing to the hettetihtent of parish fairs will
be discussed. A sple. did program has been
arranged for the occasion.
Worth Attaention ef Women
When 'ut feel too tired to work.
wake up we ary, have backache or
pains In sides when you stifer rhen
Smalic twinges nou may be sure the
kidney. are disordered Fay 8hel.I
burg, All, Mo, write'.; "I ihd kidiney
trouble two tears. Noth nl, drid me
any goo t until I got Fuley Kidney
Plils Two 60u boxes cared me," /&ld
Everywbi re. adv.
S Church at Spring Hill.
The Baptists of Spring Hill are pre
Sparingto build a house of worship, which
they hope to complete in the near fu'nre.
The necessary land has already been se- I
cured and subscriptionss for the purpose i
of erecting the building are coming tI
Great Pre-lnventory Sale.
The firm of Pisk & IJabry, succesrsors
to t e 8touffer-Godclhaux Co., have had
a large number of big circularsdistribut.
ed this week in all sections of the parish
announcing their great pre-mnventory
sale, or ratiher a sale of goods at reduced
prices on account of stock taking and
makingroom for their large stoCk of
spring and summer goods they have or.
de ed, The Progress had the order for
the large circulars, Their announce
ment slso appears in this esue,
Vermilion's lncrnas irjCotton.
Vermilion Parish made quite an in-.
crease in her cotton crop in 1916 over
that of 1915. Last year Vermilion made
2.175 bales of cotter asJint 387 bale,
for 1915, aceordig to tbg Cseu I BaUean
No Limit No Reserve
Godchaux Realty Co.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thurs
day, Friday, Saturday
January 16, 17, 18, 19, 20
Sales at 2:30 p. m. and 7:30 p. m.
1- Dodge Touring Car- 1
$1,000 - Presents - $1,000
1 - $450.oo Piano - 1
Gerth's Realty Experts
Office State Street
(Next to Summers, Hardware Store)