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buy itLuzianne cofee
s always the same high
standard of excellence.
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The Reily-Taylor Compaqy
SNew weamn
FARM LOAN BANKS
READY TO AID FARMERS
I1RO8 ARE AVAILABLE FOR
USE POR CONSTRUCTIVE
PURPOSE&
PROVIDE CHEAP CREDIT
Leutflia Farmers Should Take
reamter Advantage of the Assist.
ane Offered By Farm
Loan Banks.
biao that the crisis of war hua
pssed ft Is important that farmers
retume Operations on a sound eco
nomie basis with due regard to soil
building, to the distribution of their
crop risks by diversification, to eco.
n6amcal equipment, and especially to
finaee, according toanannouncement
reeeired by the Extension Division,
Loafilana State University, from the
U . . Department of Agriculture. To
this end leaders generally are asked
to direct their attention anew to the
apaonmodation of the Federal Farm
,oat System so that they may be
Sn a position to advise individual far
mers and to encourage the utilization
of the Farm Loan Bank for cheap
credit for inWltment, equipment and
opertic +,
86me of ie tetures of the sym
ter may be enumerated as follows:
1. Where the farmer is handi*
eapped by a load of debt, either per
soail or sectred by mortgage, and is
paying higf interest, ble can place
himself in a position of pectrity and
comparative ease by taking a Fedeil
Fafr Loan mortgage on which, at
the preient time, he would pay 5 1-2
per cent Interest per annum, payable
semi-anuIaIy, plus one per cent of
the debt per year in the way of amor*
tizslton, whlOh will pay off the debt,
principal and ltterest, In about thir
ty*flve year.
2. Where he owns a farm which
If too small to be economically prof*
itable he can borrow money on these
terms throgh the Federal Faram
Loan System for the purpose of in
creasing his holdings.
S. The tenant farmer who has ae.
cumulated equipment and property
for the operation of rented farms Is
often able under this system to buy a
farm of his own, using the money
obtained thraogh a Federal farm loan
for the purpose of paying 60 per
cent of the purchase price.
4. WhWA in agy community there
m a tenant ftrmetr who, by selling
Soft a part of their equipment and au
tIg their accumulated eavlngs, caa
obtain the money to buy laiads in re*
r los whre land is cheaper. It Is en*
tifely possible, through the Federal
PFar Loan lystein and Federal lath
banks, to give such tenat reliable
UmonaUton as tO prites, quality of
lpse abd condltions of settlement in
th· per rts of the country, under cot.
titoe., which wilt e:able the Fpderal
lated banks to extend aid to the tiea
1at cms hia rapmovl,
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WORMS ARE CHIEF
ENEMY OF SHEEP
Sheep Not Unduly Susceptible To
Disease-Most Abnormal Condi.
tions Due To Worms.
There is a popular belief that
sheep are subject to a number of dis
eases of rather diffcult identification.
This is not true, says 0. P. Williams,
sheep and goat specialist, Extension
Division, Louisiana State Universi;y.
Aside from occasional attacks of in
digestion brought about by sudden
changes to succulent forage, damage
done by stomach worms is practical
ly the only abnormal condition met
with in Louisiana that the farmer
could not have diagnosed by careful
examination.
Occasionally sheep have been neg
lected and half starved, and this coft.
dition is mistaken for disease. In
two or three parishes sheep have
sore feet, but this trouble may easily
be identified by the farmer if he will
examine the hoof, which will be
found with loose horn and sensitive
sole. Grub in the head is most com
mon; most sheep have them, like
cows have warbles. Neither grubs
in the head nor warbles in the back
kill the animals.
When sheep are in bad condition
and no exterial symptoms indicate
the cause of the trouble, then the
owner should by all means suspect
worms and take measures to expel
them from his sheep.
i CATTLE TICK MUST
GO THIS YEAR
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Every citisen of the State should
resolve that by the close of 1919 the
Scattle tick shall be no more, says Dr.
E. I. Smith, in charge of tick eradica.
tion work in Louisiana. It is a para
site which does not belong in the
Southern States, and its invasion into
SLouisiana has cost the people thou.
sands of dollars. The cost may be
Ssummed up in various ways-that is,
Sdeaths directly due to Texas fever, re
tarded development, diminished milk
I supply, prohibitive conditions for im.
provoment of native stock, which les.
sens the opportinity for increased
values of real estatt-L . U. U. Pres
Sulletin.
Quite a cons'd: rbhe' mot:r,r of the
shrt tern notes issued i'r McAdoo and
Sdue May 6 h*ve been trken up by the
treasry department.
Famous Irish Rfl' on Stle.
SLond,!i.--Cnrto collectoro hAd an
»,oportnnlty o oobtA'nfng a famous
S'r!lh relic at aurt'on here last week.
lThls is the "goldoe bell." which, as
· cording to tradntio doecended from
1 heaevn and -". *I,')1 for obtaining inr
Sfoa ration vhe, l ther means failed.
( Plood In Peoria.
i Peoria. 111.--Rns'dents alo:lg the up
Sriver val'ey nlo,- - Pcr' prl fereed
I ' seek she'le :;h: r dle of the
li nihbt whm a 't^ronii oti wtind beat
tbe high #*t'-<w ·«'»(t th»ir homs
MTATIO AGENTS
flAVY A 0U YEAR
ANNUAL REPORT OF STATE
AGENT SHOWS ACTIVITi1B iN
MANY DIFFERENT LINE.
WORK HAS GREAT VALUE
I
Increased Productlon, Bettet iod
and Livestock and Cooperatflve
Organizations Feturi
Work.
Louisiana farmers who planted ad4
cultivated corn under the guldanCe *t
the farm demonstration agents in
1918 produced 25.7 bushels an acre,
while those using ordinary methods
produced an estimated yield of 1S
bushels. Likewise, farmers who raw
cotton according to the Instructiofs
of the agents produced 871.7 poaflda
of seed cotton to the acre, while oth.
er farmers of the state made a yield
estimated at 534.4 pounds to the
acre.
These interesting facts are disclos
ed in the annual report for 1911 of
V7. R. Perkins, State Agent tad Di-.
rector of Extension, Louisiaa 8tatto
University, which has just been llt is
sued.
Corn and cotton, however, are not
the only crops that show Inerease 1n
production where Improved farfttfig
methods were practiced. Increases
were noted also In oats, wheat, alfal.
fa, lespedem. sorghum, velvet beans,
cowpeas, peanuts, soy beans, Irish
potatOes, sweet potatoes, and others.
In livestock, the farm demonstr&
tion agents were Instrumental in n.
troducing into the state 40 pure blood
stallions, 26 pure blood jacks, 64
brood mares, 167 pure bred dairy
bulls, 682 pure bred dairy cows or
heifers, 1,59 grade dairy cows for
breeding, 433 pure blood beef bulls,
2,221 pure beef cows or heifers, t,.
867 grade beet cows for breeding, 383
pure blood boars, 1,043 pure blood
sows or gilts, 119 pure bred rams,'177
pure bred ewes, 2,258 grade ewes, etc.
, Other activities of the agents had
to do with the treatment of livestock
diseases and pests, conducting ferti.
lizer demonstrations, Inducibg farni.
ers to build silos where needed, sup
plying plans for barns and farm struc
ture, spraying and pruning orchards,
and other helpful things too numer
ous to mention.
Some of the larger transactions
made through the co-operative UsL
clations organized by the agents were
as follows: The telling of 64,450
bushels of Irish potatoes at an tn
crease of $28,140 over local market
prices, 37,600 pounds of wool at aft
increase of 96,429; 10,200 bushels of
sweet potatoes at an Increase of $1,.
620; 16 cars of cattle at an increase
of 12,000; and eight cars of hogs at
an Increase of $2,000: the purfhas4
of 71,500 bushels of corn at a saving
of $17,175; 16,525 bushels of oats at
a saving of $2,777; 1,585 tons of fer,
tilizer at a saving of $3,318; 58.000
potato sacks at a saving of $2,900:
and other similar transactions with.
out number.
In the course of their work for the
year the parish agents traveled a to.
tal of 335,455 miles, made 52,281 vis.
its to Individuals, held 1,422 indoor
meetings, with an approximate at
tendance of 142,786 and 623 feld
meetings with an attendance of 14,
245. They wrote 23,950 official let.
ters, and prepared 872,,arttcles for
publication. The agents spent 80 per
cent of their time in the field and M
per cent in the office.
C(OPERATP IN HUJLDNG
UP THE DAIRY flOD
lull Aileclsitino A. MNlos. of Pre.
vldlny Purebred Siw *t
Small ExpseNe.
A farner w^ ow~. only a few
cows may not End fIt expedlet to pur.
chaae a Igh-pried Inre-brwd bull
but where there are a ,number of
such firmers In a communtity, owning
cows of the same breed, often they
wril find it profttable. to organize .t
on-operative bull a(sociatton and pur,
I chase one or more pure bred sides,
I say the dairy specialists of the El.
tension Division, Louisiana mtate
FUniversity.
Co-operative bull associations are
forme4 by the farmers for the jolst
ownerihip, use, and exchange of pure
bred bulls, The purchase price aad
cMt of mainteance ae dEitibtd
Leordtlg to the nBmner of oou
owned by esch, thawby f~a~tk
farmor as oppermunity t b ofld~ d
*,hlteherdvjrthoat gret 'The.
other ware6toa,« 1' Mptuva thi
?he bidi aesepatlott dw Bt gift
somiething for totrfaf, but with as
ioutinja (S Wor (<!i eafmrzni~h
shthan Aft~~r 90 red buolsa. T
bol p ^ increase tbe pvrotoi4l
Ioft tB» OWs abf erd. utAt ty
qa1ube the. produttoaw of I4M
baDy oftT p^ QM.,
,T~& M 4an (ht t3fi
A»W ttA teBt r -lUh t
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STORAGE GIVES IMPETUS
I TO STiff POTATO
E M0D6RN METHODS OP STORAGE
i tO 0AU6E ONOWING OF POTA
TOES TO WXPAND RAPIDLY.
E A COOD MONEY 'CROP
S
I QroWes Are No Longer Fored To
RuWh Sweet Potatoes To Mai.
ket and Accept Low
Pricti.
4 With the rapid extension of the
Smodern methot of s'torfg, the sweet
Spotato can and should be made one
Sof Louisiana's bigest money crops.
SOur state has thousands of acres
j ideally adapted to the growing of this
w crop, and our seasons and climatic
Sconditions are unequaled in any oth.
Ser section of the country.
h. The sweet potato is l'growing in
d greater demand each year. Carloads
LO are now being shipped to sections of
the United States where only a few
Syears ago it was almost unknown ex
Scept for a period of a few weeks dur-,
Slng the autumn. The increase ofJa.
Sterest in the sweet potato as anft ar
tiele of food Is both a eause iad re
suit of the modern methods of stor
ing and curing. The tamer is no
Slonger forced to rush his trop on tha
market at the time of digging, there.
by glutting s4me and suffer*g from
the resulting low prices, bdt eau
Sstore the crop and place it on the
market when the prices are attrao
tive.
Illustrative of whit can be don#
Swith skeet potatoeo, the success of
n several growers, this past season, It
t 1iten: Several employes of a lure
or company purchased from the
company twenty acres of cut-over
Spine land and planted it to potatoes.
SThe proceeds from the crop paid for
Sthe land, and clearing of the stumps,
' fencing, and all oxpenses incident to
the drowing of the crop and left a
Sgood interest on the investment. Ono
grower was paid by the owner of a
Scommercial storage house $3,000 for
d a sixteen-acre patch as it stood in
k the field and besides was paid for
ti the harvesting of the crop. Another
* grower harvested ten acres, sold part
P* of his crop for $1.600 and is holding
* the rest, 500 bushels, for $2.00 per
1. bushel.-M. Hlull, Bxtension Division,
1" Louisiana State University.
^ PASS ALONGi YOUR
GARDENl KROW~LEDGE
Smaml. tmmmm
m Give the Neighbors the Benefit of
of Your Sucess In Raising
Vegetables.
at -
'Thle experienced, gardeners of a
at neighborhood will find profit as well
^ as pleasure in the formation of a lo.
QO cal garden club, The meetings can
e: be conducted on the basis of exper;
l ieftce meetings to th? mutual advan
tage of all; beginners should take
advantage of the experience of sue.
cessful local gardeners in planning
is their operations." Many valuable
or hints can thus be obtained thlt can
t \fnot be found in books or papers on,
* gardening. ,
Plant proved sorts In sufficient
t* quantity only to supply the table and
to meet the cannini and drying re
I quirements. Make the seed supply
S1.00 per cent efficient.
Tell your fneighbor the sorts that
did beat for you last year.4ad how
you treated them to secure the best
results. Point out ,'the "don't" as
well as the "doBjn'rdenfltg Help
the 'other fellow tO' h'elp. himself.
[ Write to the Elxtenston Division,
Louisiana State Unlyersay, ,for bulle.
tins and circulars on:.gaentlg.
' HIGH YIELnINECYrN
Til best $eldlntevt'rlett at cotf
ton produce twenty,;', thirty, and even
w forty per nent ttore cotton 4han the
a poorer larlttet, as ahowV by reports
l; of Southernexperlment gtstlon, ac
of cording to ,W. R. PerklU, director of
t! extension, Loulsianh'State University.
£y "The ,popular variiat;e of cotton
' change w ail€y 4 iccount of new
, ones belhg brought, put and old ones
;,reBeiad, that it it difficult to name
,* 'the best varieties,' says Prof. Perkins.
"The important point is that the veal.
ety BuIo*d be pure; tiat is, every stalk
d should be similar io appearance and
I n productive capacity to evory other
[ stalk. The art of making the best cot
I ton c p igiven piece of land con
d slats in having as many stalks as there
^ tosroetora ofa^t nwihw
d^ 1ovyjtalkr' lll proiitt Itit full quotat of
he cotto. A~ lieor ybrfd vaflty wtH
~ oe4itn lc 8 . b1et , "
IJot tt $taH~ ^ batrren or,"wlll be
,tW" bprl Uni ormety d€ m1
KB ,e:m[»O pinat vmor rO fepy good
hR iadlcatofl -t . .rlety.
an pYImprove 4 Mtdas ea m (ulcrefls
t (fg yilds ito mIt st bR *Hhembere4
if that a fertile solt la thi Nst iatpor.
f au actor Ln suco~uisfu dbtton grow.
1t*!* tla avery oor pstley.ladeof.
W opitaateWT oor la& a cottoaatl
'sIco
IM ,Lol Kuuntsin Range.
k.8iuiftttra l» of vetanic origin, ad,
ie tgtewith th epther m zmb f
f. the Malay gren formed {9 *a eprly
1*-M P <Wf tewrda part toftrAsta
4a~~S,^ful( lbefl~hwlP e (rf hM.
METHODISTS
CHANGE DATE
CAMPAIGN FOR $5,O00,00 IN M. L.
CHURCHo dOUTH, CENIENARY
DRIVE WILL BE HELD
MAY 1-25.
The date for the 'Methodist Con i
tenare financial campaign has changed
from April 27-May 4 to May 18-25, ofI
ficlal announcement of which is beizi
made throughout the length and
breadth of Methodism t6'ay. Several
weeks ago it was found necessary to
change the April date in order not to
interfere with the Government plans
for the forthcoming Victory Loan
Drive. The selection of another date
has been held in abeyance pending the
decision from Washington which Wva
forwarded headquartes of the M. B
Church, South, recently.
The change in this date Is of wide
Import to all Methodists who are, at
this time, lining up plans of definite
action regarding their part as Individ
Oals in the campaign. Dr. W. B. Beau
champ, AecretaWy of the Centenary
Commission, is:tted tod&y that he and
other Centenary' workers at headquar.
ters have, threthb Secretary Carter
Glaus, pledged the loyal support of all
SSouthern Methodists to the goverr.
ment at this crucial hour and that In
setting Way 18;25 as a date for the i
Centenary drive, he knows he will
have the Immediate and hearty co
operation of all conference secretariee.
directors, field representatives and all
workers connected with the campaign.
The Methodist Centenary finaylal
campaign Is the largest religious cam
paignlp undertaken in the history of the
world. One hundred and fifteen mil
lI!on dollars is the goal set--Southern
SMethodists pledging themselvea to
raise thirty4-five million of that sumi.
CHINA HAS A VERY
IMPOTANT ROLE
' PRACTICALLY ONE HUNDRED AND
FIFTY THOUSAND COOLIES
SENT TO FRANCE.
What optimist a generation ago
Swould have thought that backward
SChina would have a band in the settle.
ment of a world wa,? But China Is
Shaving a very Important role in the
great war that is Just being brought
to a close. Not as soldiera--lighting
men-but uas laborers behind the front
line treeches. And just so maoy al
lied troops have been released for
other duties. Practically one hundred
and fifty thousand of these coolies
have been transported by way of the
Sues to France. This work has been
done under the direction of the British
Governument and Church Missionaries.
Among these missionaries are many of
the Methodist Episcopal Church, South,
which Is Just finishlnr the details of
its campaign May 185 to secure $36,.
000,000 t further work of the kind that
Is being done in France lad other
places. _______
SANDING TOGETHER TS SPREAD BOSPEL
Nashville, Tenn.-Oae hundred and
forty thousand Southern Methodists
have signified their determination to
pray for the success of the missionary
work of the M. E. Church, South, aad
for the spread of Christianity through.
out the world. These people have not
I only decided to do this, but hawve band.
ed together in a league known as the
Fellowship of Intercesslon, each sign
ing a small card which it is thought
will make the cause for which they
pray more definite in the minds of the
signers of the cards.
Dr. S. A. Neblett, secretary of. the
Department of IntercesslOn of the de
nomination, stated to a reporter that
the way in which the prayer cards
, were coming in was an Inspiration
From two thousand to five thousand
Of these ar opened In the mail every
morning, the number of 14,09« rep.
relentig the complete total up te date.
FIVE HUNDRED WOMEN WANTED
Nashville, Taet,-F--li hundred
a young women are wanted at once by
B the Women's Mitsionary Council of
B the M. E. Church, Seuth. They are
> wanted for edrvlces and missionariei
M of the church In both the home and
f. foreign fields and the beet type of
n womanhood Is asked for. Women to
y whom the desire to serve has come
j very keely, women whom the spirit of
e the hour has gripped earnestly, this is
the type with whom the church wishes
to make connection tor various forms
k of missionary endeavor.
The particular forms of missionary
wark open to the young women of
r the South are in thb medical, evange
Slisttic and educational departmerts in
v the mission fields. One hundred tad
ef fty are wiated as eangellis'tmd
deacenesses; two hundred and flft
f are waited es letseherstd nen 'hn
LI fl%'a.f wanted as dpctvt and
? * wtrses. The~tallhes pavtlo^ Iy s«Ae
e t t tw ynng w omen oqe educe
r ,tics In order that they na~ye able to"
a grasp 4uickly the leadership in the
work whdich thie church needs.
r The salling of these youg women
b te ma4e possible throqMh the Cent
., nary of the church whIch is being ob,
o' ved this year. A fund of $6,800,.
w, OM wffl be raised 'SMo, san thti
neaey will make possible the *eadlsg
r. ^ sisho ares to Atrita, Japan,
L; C isa rin, Itol 8o. b , Koer
SM it home ield. -
One ofthe trades calling fo the
greatest skill Ig the making of ora.
poIemS. Thia wo-k Mtd nxv been
Spdertak-e by women until dAlutifn of
Il avgmbec noacae . s O th« mnfl.
1" sitentber of ue pat( demand.
I-lugl ab»<ltats *Aeurscy, ,weoes 'lbtvc
a1~ngalt~ttwee
~4AE.war^ gsw,
| It R aches
ThJ 8pot
Our delicious Ice Cream and Sodas
are Gratifying and Thirst-Quenching.
If you ever tried them you know for
yourself-if you haven't there's a
P hone 102 treat in store for you.
Ask the boys and girls where you
can get the best Sodas and Ice Cream
S-THEY KNOW. Then follow their
advice and come to
Modern Pharmacy, inc
J. B. Herring, Pres.
/ A
8AY OF
GMISERY
Much Suffering is Needless.
Get Relief Without Fear!
Don't Lay Awake in Pain.
TONIGHT!I
Adults-Take one or two
"Bayer Tablets ;of Aspirin"
with water. If' ecessary, re
peat dose three times a day,
after meals.
For PainI Colds
Neuralgia Glppe
Toothache Ilucnzal Colds
Earache Neuritis
Headache Sltica
Rhuminatism L bago
Owned by eri
SThe World-fmnou
"Bayer Cross" original tab.
n each tablet lets. Intro
Iama egenuine. dceed 1900.
ASPIN
Alpirln I. th trade ma of Byer Manufac.
ture of oUoaceticacd ter of Salicylicacid
Always inpist uon the safe
"Bayer Tat of Aspirin"
IaBy atly ordt1na aye pdmge
f0<at OWckMs-UBer sizs
0 t IvaA
The Democrat is only $1.50, and
if- you are a farmer, nerchant, banker,
lawyer it will be rortlb a hundred
times that much t you. Subscribe
now.
Ove hauling Time
For Your Ford.
Now is th time to have your Ford completely
overhaul , all theiknocks taken out, and put.
into first class condition for use this spring
when the oads get good. Let us make your
- Ford run e new.
Ho' Furnishings
Thaty ornish your home in the best of
good tas w1 out stretching the family purse
beyond Ii tation is amply proven at this
store.
Here y wil find quality furniture for everY
room, i design, of durable constructionf
and Anisheo.
STHE OLD RE
6 jRSIITURE PI
Repairing
and
Pressing
In these days of high.
costs more attention
should be given to the
-carend condition ;of
your wardrobe.
Any garment will re-i
turn at least twice.
the amount of wear if
kept in proper repair
and frequently press
ed.
We guarantee all our
work to give perfect
satisfaction.
Prices reasonable.
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ARCADIA, LA.
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c, teed quality. None better. $1.00
d 10e additional for postage. We
) carry a good line of carbon pa
second sheets, and other typewriter

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