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,THE BIENVILLE DEMOCRAT
Vol, 8. -
ARC BIENVILLE PARISH, LOUISIANA, THURSDAY. MAY 22, 1919
ý REPRESETATIVE (LOCAL NrEWS Of IR t R PAA r r·-s -
a.eC) .. . full 111010 me infATVT II, - n rte
surplus do not al- Br
ways denote the
strength of a bank.
A Bank of real
strength has chard
acter, experience; a record
S or sound finance and serv- CO
ice to its patrons.
These are points to be taken
into consideration when in
making your choice of a ror
Bank and it is by these.
standards that we ask to be
judged. or ti
ARCADIA, LA. LOC
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THiEREiS NO AR i UMEN AGAINST ITll
" insurance, it is Tueoda
either carlessness, Mrs.I
neglect or oversight. daughtt
We are trying here ibrs.
to call your atten- ther
tion to a.most im- Mr.
poPtant matter. Saturds
Best Companies Mr. I
LEO DANIL, A I "INSURANCE OF EVERY - ou
9 KIND KNOWN TO MAN"
AND PERSONAL ITEMS
ROM SAILES AND VICINITY
' Ned Moon of the U. S. N., who is
e I. S. 8. Illinois, recently station
Philadelphia, visited friends here
y and Saturday. He left Sun
for Cheneyville. where he will
". H. L. Aubrey was called to
side of her sister, Mrs. Sidney
alter, of Ringgold, who was ser
Sill, Friday. C
1i Misses Menyon and Ellie D.
alt r are. visiting their grad- t
ts, Mr. and Mrs. B. M. McCoy, d
N. H. Moon and Miss Fropier b
were guests in the home of M>;
D. 0. Christian, of Pineville, is
hit regular appointment here
16 Mildred Grigsby,. of Arcadia, it
tg her grandmother, Mrs. H.
and Mrs.. Ployd Aubrey and chil
ere vitors to Gibsland Satur.
and Mrs. 14 4, Aubrey, and lit- 7
attended church at Mt. Leban- of
A~y Jones left Monday to vis-.
sister, who is atteiding school re
G. Cole and daughter, Leona,
tors to Gibsland Tuesday.
f o r -r-w up. J ,.e. r e . : l l f l u e a n i m a l , h avl n g w o l fi r s t p r i z e
. his class over a.nthingt sho n Iy 011
BankingS NOIt Always A "Cold Blooded" Busines
Itis just as human sh w
tchil as friendly as any other enterprise and we believe you will find it so, at The First National Bank. We have tried to take the
chil out of the atmos pher. We want every one of our customers to feel that we at all times have their best interestatheart. The size of your account
does not regulate the courtesies you receive here We have the facilities for hanling the largest as well as the smallest account and we are just as much
interested in one as the other. Make our bank your home when you come to Aradiaand we are
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he fD L, N Tooke
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,. Surpl nd Stodholdes esponlility $140,000.00
LIBERTY HILL LOCALS AND '
Y PERSONALS OF.INTEREST
a RIev. L. W. Martin was called t
i- Union Saturday to offielate at the
e marriage of Mr. Joe Howard and Miss
i Mattle Smelley.
1 Miss Porter, principal of Friendship
school, passed through here Sunday en
: route to her home at Sicily Island.
Mrs. Lola Loe and little daughter.
Velma visited in the home of Mr.
Charlie Butler Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Grigg visited
ltheir mother, Mrs. Mattie Grigg Satur
Mr. J. E. Roden, our popular school
S.board member, transacted business in
Ir. and Mrs. R. R. Smelley visited
their father Mr. J. D. Smelley, of Un
Miss Winnie Brown is now at home
after several months absence teach.
Pilts of Pat M~ fh -Hsteo,y.
lPat and fame have rot very often a
,aeCn embin d, perhpta beetade stout
'nen are nf6ti'lly inclined to be easy t
going, and therefore lAeHa g In that ([
gush Which btinp a man to the fore, ei
ays London Answers. The only great a
tatesitan one can recall who was
really a (at man was Charles James
sog, at can be seen even by his
figyg In the palAce of Westmihster.
where he would mnite three of 1is ta
great rivai. Pitt the ialhger. al
L.S. lU. REFRESENTATIVE
WILL VISIT TIS PARIS
Mr. E. S. Richardson, Director of
Junior Extension work of L. S. .,
will give moving picture shows, lee
tures, ele., in the inetrest of the ex
tension work at the following places
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, May
26th, 27th, and 28th inclusive. Several
members of the extension force will be
with Mr. Richardison and lectures along
the various agricultural topics will be
Monday, May 26th c
Arcadia B vcln .......... ... ... 1:00 :'a. in.
lBrycalnr ........ ....1 3:00 a. m.
Gibsland ............................ ...... 8:00 p m.
Tuesday, May 27
.l.nrllle ...... ................... 10:00 a. m.
Liberty Hill ...........1 :00 p. m. ii
Friendship .............................. 8:00 p. m. ri
rSaline . * -................. 10:00 a, m, a
Ringgold .................................. 8:00 .n,
COOL WEATHER DELAYS CROPS C
BUT PROSPECTS ARE GOOD to
Mr. Anders, farm demonstrator for Sa
this parish, states that notwithstand.
ing the cool weather has delayed the ter
growth of the cotton and corn in this Ne
section, the prospects are still good for re
a better crop than we have had in we
number of years. He states that much
of tile corn wouhl mature and make
a fairly good crop without another spe
rain. This sounds encouraging and we Sat
hope to see the farmers of this section on,
who suffered from the effects of the her
dry weather last year, reap a rich re- N
ward this year, for they have certain- dah
ly stayed on the job under very trying her
LOCAL AND PERSONAL HAP.
PENINGS FROM TAYLOR Ring
Our youlg people enjoyed a party
at the home of Mrs. Catherine Scoggins
last Friday night complimentary to of
Miss Gertrude, the occasion being her gues
18th birthday. All reported quite : Ho
nice time. the
S Mr. Darvid Harris who has been Mrs.
i serving with the A. E. F. overseas is MI
at home again. He looks fine an to 31
everyone is glad to have him back, with
M*r. and Mrs. Clarence Wall have na Mi
their week-end , guests their nieces spent
SMisses Clharpijg, from Athens. Mis Chas,
Odel leaves for L. 8. U. In a few days.
Mrs. Clifton Foster and baby re tertal
turned to their home at Jefferson, Tex. Preni]
Tuesday after a pleasant visit withl
Srelatives here. R i
º Mrs. Wallace Strong visited her Satur
daughters, who are inl the high school
at Gibsland, this week. his
SMrs. Clarence Wall visited her ager Cidd.
father at Athens for a few days this
Mr. Robt. Ciates was in Gibsland
Saturday transacting business. II
Mr. Linton MeCNeal transacted busi.
ness in Gibsland Monday. r
Quite a heavy rain fell in and
around here Saturday.
FOR SALE Pre
One lew Remington Typewriter. wto a
SLatest model. At half price. Call at
- Commercial Bank. In t
Pirst rR Ot ay. O
The' first "thrift day" In Amorhd i, be
was August 11, 1915. That was tlE thlen
Sf]t dnle oni e speclal day was ever
ofcally set aside for the mrpoarbs'e of
encoaraging attentlou to tbrit. The
p day was celebrated in California as MR
n "thrift day"' in respoise to a Iplroda.c A
ma'ton of Governoe 3ohnson. The oe. S
r. cnafon marked tihe genlng of e
r. thrift congress, hdld at the Panaodina.
Pacifie expositlio by the Ametlcan So.
d1 lety for Thrlft.--¶thrlft Magazine.
' YOUR CHILD IS CROSS ON
II FEVERISB, CONSTIPAT~6 <
Look, Mother! If tongue is ceated,
S cleanse'iittle bowels with "Call.
fornua Syrup of Figs."
a Mothers can rest easy after giving
"California Syrup of Figs," because in
a few hours all the clogged.up waste.
sour bile and fermenting food gently
moves out of the b6wels, and you have
a well, playful child again.
Sick children needn't be coaxed to
take this harmless "fruit laxative."
Millions of mothers keep it handy be
cause they kn6w its action on the atom.
ach, liver and bowels is prompt and
Ask your d'rugist for a bottle of
"California Syrup of Figs," which con.
tains directions for babies, children of
all ages and for rownuaps. e
IrE LOCAL NEWS OF INTER.
ARISR EST FROM GIDSIAND
ctor of METHODISTS OVER SUBSCRIBE
ions, ltc- QUOTA IN THE CENTENARY
r the r CAMPAIGN FOR FINDS
ig places - -
lay, May The Centenary drive began Sundlay.
Several A special service was held at the i
' will be Methodist church Sunday morning, anll
res along the music was beautiful. Riev. E. L.
will e (Cargill gave a very enthusiastic talk
urging the members to responit to the
call liberally, The quota for the Gibs-i
0 a. hi. land church was $2,000,00 and some.
00 ". m. thing like $3,000.00 has already beenI
00 . subscribed.
00 p. M.
Mrs. Baton Stall returned last week a
00 a. ni. from Zwolle where she has been teach
DO p. . ing. and is expectinlg M'r. Stall to ar
) p. mn. rive this week from ('amp Shelby where i.
he will receive his discharge. He re- 1
turned from overseas a 'eral weeks w
)0 a. m. ago. o
H) P. Inm.
Ho p. ,n Mrs. Benson Scott, of Winusoro. vis
ited relatives here last- week, and ac
companied her mother, Mrs. J. R. Har. `
TOPS rison, to Shreveport wheri they went "
GOOD to see Mrs. Nina Harrison Pemble, wIht
is a patient at the Schumpert Memorial P
tor for Sanitarium. Ri
hstand. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Jones and daugh ofi
'ed the ter, Miss Myrtle, Mr. and Mrs. J. p. to
in this Nelson, Mrs. W. 8. Row, Mr. and Mrs. tor
od for Leslie Hamner and Miss Frankle Glrod pai
d in were visitors to Shreveport last week, ha
make Mrs. Richard Gantt, of Bienville. ma
other spent a few hours 'with friends here a
.nd we Saturday while en route to Mt. Lehau
+ection on, where she will make a visit to
.f the her parents.
ch re- Mrs. Egerton and children, of Lins. on
rtain- dale, Texas/ are guests in the home of
trying her parents, Rev, and Mrs. H. C. Walk. n
Mrs. T. C. Madden, was ealled t( day,
LOR Ringgold Sunday by the very serious
illness of her sister, Mrs. Sidney Burk- LO(
partyin Mrs. Chas. Beardsley and little son.
of New Orleans, have recently be M
her guests of Mrs. J. H. Pumphrey. Hall
Ito r Hon. J. T. Watkins. of Minden, was Nat
the guest in the home of his niece 31
been Mrs. J. H. Houck last Thursday. Prot
as is Mr. and Mrs. 0. P. Avinger motored bush
an to Minden Sunday to spend the day Tl
k. with relatives. Tayl
'e a Miss Juanita Porter, of Sicily Island, week
eces Spent several days this week with Mrs Mr
1fMis Chas. Byrd. has I
ys Miss Maame Colon delighlitfully en 1rs.
re tertalned her young friends Friday A
Rev. J. M. Henry. presiding elder o the a
the Rustoel district, was a visitor here Mei
her Saturday, atten
0 Miss Ethel Parker, of Jtienville, was urday
the week.end guest of the Misses Mr.
gh idd retu
iMr. . H. Langford was a visitor f
here Thursday Mr.
a Miss Ruby Henry visited homefolk: o
it Bienville Sunday.
Mrs. Tom Miller and little son, offal
Eldorado, Ark., are visitdors here.
Priendshlp That Last,.
Friendship is apt to creep ftway
into some eorner of the teople on
. who~ hrine tote has de.eeneed, TRAM
Sf, be found shlnint heignanofl
e t~hen the limp Is shalftCi4d,
IS * Vsif ppE, nfsei
SAbb, $(N plit N a'
buI.\$$ AJ ti sernape
VAtueik, Mi tit, the te
, VAb4~l the cafe
R. OIL ACTIVITIES INCREAS.
SLAND ING IN THIS TERRITORY
BSCRIBE The Ardmore Oil and (;as Co., havr
NARY let the conltraet for the wooxd to be
IDS used as fuel for the drilling of a well
on their holdings near Sail.s, and have
SSunday. the timbers on the ground ready to;
1 at the t the ereetion of the derrick. This well
1in1g. andi will be drilled by WI,. . Dickinso;n, who
S1'. I. is one of the pioneer drillers of the
Itlic talkf Clabiorne field.
Id to the The Midway Oil and G(as Co., hay,
the Gibs engaged a driller and will begin drill
rid some. ing on their lease near Ipe at on
idy been It is likely that drilling is in progres
at this time sinee it was reporedl that
everything was ready to start, as earln
Kst Week as the first of the week.
Steach- The M' Brde well lbeing drille
11 to ar- miles norIh f Arcadia is down aboull
)y where 1.000 feet, and it was reportedl 8u1da;y
Ie re- that drilling was being delayed some
I weeks What due to a considerablle showing
of gas at that depth.
ore. via- Dr. C. C. Allumns, president of the
and ac- IRinggold Oil & Gas Co., Inc., was i
H. Har. Arcadia during the latter part of last
y went week, and reports that everything
)le, \wy seemed favorable to the beginning of
'emorial (perations on their location west of
Ringgold at a very early date. Muchl
interest is being centered in the-results
daugh of this test. A geologist is reported
S. to have nade a survey of the terri.
id Mrs. tory lying in the viciuity of this corn.
p Girod pany's location, but no one seems to
week, have any Idea of his intentions in
enville. making the survey nor for whom It
s here was made.
isit to PERSONAL MENTION
i Joby Miller, of Gibsland, was here
on legal business Tuesday,
R. L. Colon, of Gibsland, transact.
ld business at the court house Tues.
ld t day.I
Burk- LOCAL HAPPENINGS FROM
SALINE AND VICINITY
by Misses. Halnmett and Rogers. Messrs.
Hall and Collinsworth motored to L
Natchitoehes oin Sunday.
niece Messrs. Nicholson, McConathy and 8
Prothro are in town this week on
day The stork visited Mr. and Mrs. Sam
Taylor and left a fine baby girl this
Mrs Mrs. Hill Litton, of Converse. La..
has been visiting her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. J. P. Vance.
iday A crowd of young people went to
Friendship for the closing exercises of
here Mesrs. Floyd Frey and Dee Payton
attended a reception at Chestnut Sat
Wses Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Warren have
returnle to Saline after several weeks
to of absence.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry lramlett art
visiting hier parents, Mr. and Mrs. O.
Oih? . lRushing.
M3iss Miller, of the high school
faculty, .pent the week-enl at home.
113S CUELLBO BODY HOM
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STRANMFERRED FROM BEL1GIUM
-. TO BRITAIN WITHN HONOR.
I ha Retflle lage .
Bm'emdb--~e~r~ee by ,nkor troepe
od ~rfbih and Igan aards, the
)l y Wth Osvell, the annbgld
M 'bgt by a ftirtl sqead of Ger
man soe1ars In 191 has been re.
bmoved tQ aInlan
flsah waM senteonced to death N
tor aIsatg BIgians of mllitary age
,empe to bolanad,so tey tcould jorain r
the etbgmI r. .,
Te body wa taketn from the grate
where the Oermans had so rudely In
t~erd If, and placed on a gun car.
t14e dra vd with anida jack of Oreat
itgnTi. 'IIO)S prdeceded and followed Si'
t e caissan. Bands played and thous. Rc
.d of Pctstdr tincovered as the
)lrst notes of the ftural dirge sound. 0
' Ottgh the strutfs where the Ge . .
is shatted for fbift long weary
Th6 British nation has paid its last
ratects to Its most lovely heroine,
f2d her body wifl rest in Westminster
Abbey, among the great ones of the
earth, netvermore fn be disturbej by
J. R, JO]
Repreentatlve Dies 8uuldenly,
OGaddden, Ala.-Re resentative John
L. Burnett of the S3renth Alabama J. R. Ji
disitct, for seteral years one of the this place
Widing membert of the House and Bred Jer
chairnian of the C(mIn ttee on ImIl. pthis wek
gration, died suddenly at his home ally fine
i:.ere. n his clas
`EAS. L J
. ° THE ARCADIA FAIR
at oneo It
rfI.n ; ! We have War Savings and Thrift Stamps to
S"lCnd Come in and invest your money.
of the Let It Grow While
in of On the 15th day of this month the Government
resuh paid out thousands of dollars as interest on
portec Liberty Bonds.
I. oInvest In W. S. S.
by giving ten days notice to your postmaster
d to G
h Save and Invest In W. S.S
, r o i
This space donatdhby
a SC REENS
yth Y S
sai Now is the time to screen against the much hated
ae fly and we have on hand plenty of Screen Wire
S to fill all orders large or small. Let us estimate
for you just what it will cost to screen your house
"tWe ca ythe Stock"
yNo thing contributes more to the comfor t and at\e
n tractiveness of the home than good Furniture, and
We have some attractive Bedroom Suites, Dining
Rockers, etc. DPrices within the reach of all. Also
ta good lne of Refrigerators.
S* *O Q it ll FURNITURE NAN
3M L RLAL
J. R. JORDAN PURCHASES
HIGH BRED BULl
J. R. Jordan, popular mule dealer of
this place, has purchased a pure Island
Bred Jersey Bull for breeding pur
poses. He expects it to arrlre some time
this week. This will. be an exception.
ally fine animal, having wol first prize
in his class over anything shown by one
-- -- nnn, ,,
I --~---·; |m u nlm|uu p,
of the largest Jersey breeders of thl,
UI South. We understand the price paidl
by Mr. Jordan was in the neighbor
of hood of $500.00.
nd Mr. J. S. Andrews of this place, who
isr- interested in the breeding of regis.
ue tered Jersey cattle, and who Is a fine
,U Judge of the good points in litgh bred
e cattle, went to Dnalas, Texas and mad(
ce the selection for Mr. Jordan. Mr.
Andrews stated that the bull wan
originally from Cooper & Son's farms,
the largest breeders of Jersey cattle in
the entire country.
This ir a splendid opportunity for
those of this secttion woh are interested
in improving their cattle, and will no
doubt be taken advantage of. It is
just as easy and Just as cheap to raise
pure bred cattle as to raise scrubs, and
the difference in the price justifies any
one in going to a great deal of trouble
to get the proper start.
Catarrh Cannot Be Cured
with LOCAL APPLICATIONS, as the'
cannot reach the seat of the disease.
Catarrh is a local disease, greatly lh
fluenced by constitutional conditions, and
in order to cure It you must take an
Internal remedy. HalIs Catarrh Medi.
clue Is taken Internally and acts thrn
the blood on the mucous surfaces of the
system. Hall's Catarrh Medicine was
Predb y one of the beta ,hyslcIa
in th country for years. co
posed of some of the best tocs known
combined with some of the best bood
Purihers. The perfect combination of
the ingredients in Hall's Catarrh Medl
cine is what produces such wonderful
results In catarrhal conditions. Bend for
FP. .' C CO., Props., Toledo, 0.
r Pills for coastptoa.