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'THE BIENVILLE DEMOCRA
18. 8. / ARCADIA, BIENVILLE PARISH. LOUISIANA, THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 1919
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Who Is Your
Did it ever occur to you that this bank
was organized because there was a real
necessity for such an institution in our
community? That because of our exist
ence many are privileged to the benefits
of a HOME BANK?
Patronize home industry by making use
of this bank. We offer you every con
sideration possible, found in good sound
18ERE IS NO ARGUMENT /4I lt
.If you are without
" insurance, it'is
- either carlessness, 1i
neglect or oversight. 3j
We are trying here it
to.call your atten- lug
tion to a most im- "
portant matter, i
Best Companies -B
"ANt RANCE OF EVERY ;C.
' ID KNOWN TO MAN"
RELIEF WORK OF
ARCADIA RED CROSS
ome Service Department of
loan fed Cros\behing virtual.
mlly department of that or
that it is absolutely neces
continue extensive work
it the year; the Blenvllc
apter has decided to act 1t
with plans maped out at
Headquarters and extend its
ther into Civilian Relief.
iessity will add vastly to the
the Home Service worker in
-as well as the other par
t forty-nine of which have
therefore, decided at a meeot
Executive Committee of the
o employ . some one to take
lditional work. No one else
flhle.. who ,bad completed
hin Social Se4ice work. Mrs.
ylor elhairman Home Serv.
tment, having given two
rnest service In Red Cross
her than see this work neg
l to take these additional
a. nominal salary.
desiring assistance from this
t will, please apply to Mrs. I
law office of Foster R. ay,'
desdays and Saturday, other
e No. 8.
JOSEPH DAWIDOFF, t
1n Bienville parish Chapter
MRS. CARL C1OFF, J
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Y A WAR SAVINOS a
STAMV TODAY! J
THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK of ARCADIA ARCADIA, L
not hard to do a banking business with us. If you will stop and think for a minute the
g, safeStrong ar do as Sn u rope fors ust than a r a d mnteirtS
safe guards thrown arouýd your business when it is with us, you will increase your busi
Sness., There are many reasoris why you should bank with a National Bank. First of all gan PrgitS. 40,000.0,
they are all safe and your deposits absolutely guaranteed. Think it over and give the First
ý a ý National your account.
- a Stockholes iability 50,000.00
's ' , WE KNOW YOUR WANANDWE WANT YOUR BUSINESS
rogressil L N. . TIOOKE, President
ýýý" " .TOTAL . , $140,000.
MR. s8 , ,BRICE BRINGS FIRST
S COTTON BLOSSOM TO TOWN
The first farmer in this section t
report the presence of blohosms on his
cotton i Mr. 8. It. Brice, a progressive
farmer living near Arcadia. He stater
that his cotton is above knee high and
comparatively "grassless."' Possibly
others have blossoms, but these ar
the first reported. Owing to the ex
cessive rains cotton is very backward,
and boll weevils are already making
their appearance in large numbers
Corn crop outlook seems very en
ITEMS FROM COON DOG
Mr. Eugene Boddie is on the sick
list this week.
Mr. Homer White was a visitor to
Gibsland this week.
Mrs. Bertha Royal is visiting her
sister, Mrs. Maggie Warren.
Mrs. Emma McCoy was a businesc
visitor to Gibsland ,Thursday.
Mr. Frank Bailey spent Sunday with
his uncle, Mr. Thrner Bailey.
Mr. Johnnie Sutton who is employed
by Mr. Webb, of Glbsland, spent thE
week-end with homefolks.
Little Otis Sutton who has been vis a
iting rleativest here this week has re- hi
turned to his home at Ihienvfille.
Misses Maggie , Gamble, Gertrude
Bailey and Ruby Boddie went to t
Bryceland shopping Saturrlay after
Mr. and Mrs. Charley McBride, of
Jonesboro, were week-end guests of
Mrs. McBride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. 1
Joe Boddle. I
lBuns Accept Peace Treaty
=- Will Sign Friday
The goverlnment of the (German re
puldlic has declied to unconditionally
accept the terms of the peace treaty
as drawn up by the allies., according
to a vote of the pntional assembly of
that republic on ,IJune 23rd. The sign
ing of the treaty will most'likely take
place Friday. June 27th, according to
a report given out at the Peace coln
The council has formally approved
of the plan to give priority to Belgium's
claims for reparationts to the amount
of 20,(O,000) francs to be paid by Ger.
The announcement of the acceptance
by Germany of the peace terms was
greeted in Paris by demonstration,
similar to those witnessed when the
armistice was signed.
The question of reparation is still de
laying the Austrian. treaty, owing to
the difficulty of aligning the small
eastern states on any general scheme
for a division of the financial obliga
According to press dispatches com
plete reparation will be requirer
from Germany for the sinking of the
German warships in Scapa Flow. This
announcement was made by M. Ley.
geuse, minister of marine to the naval
committee to the chamber of deputies
on Tuesday afternoon. He declared 4
that the act of the Germans was a
clear violation of the terms of th (
armistice of the peace treaty.
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SURGEONS agree that in cases of
Cuts. Burns, Bruises and Wounds, the
FIRST TREATMENT is most import- I
ant. When an EFFICIENT antiseptic poa
is applied promptly, there is no danger ta
of infection and the wound begins to hen
heal at once. For use on man or beast, 7'lu
BOROZONE 'is the IDEAL ANTI. Jul,
4EP'rIIC and HEALING( AGENT. Buy i
it now and be ready for an emergency. ing,
Sold by the Modern Pharmacy, Inc.. in;g;
BE THRIFTY-. T
' 'Y A WAR SAVINGS wid
I STAMP TODAY? '
A. h a ve
, GIBSLANI) LOCALS of ti
S tPitman Lawloy is visiting re:ativer do.
1in Monroe. avi.
I)r. O. L. Kiddl made a professional tlihet
visit to Homer Sunday. to
Mr. A. . Kidl, of Waukegee, Texas Boy
is visiting homefolks. ng
Mrs. M. E. 1ill was a visitor t wr
Shreveport last week. atul
Little Miss Myrtle V. Morgan is visit '
in lg her aunt in Alexandria. bank
Mrs. Dr. Tanner and little Ward Plab
spent the week in Shreveport. he
Mrs. . F, Almaund and children of ticall
Bunkle, tire guests of relatives here. the 4
Miss Lela Mae Madden and broth
er, Theo, are visiting relatives at Hei- fel
·n. . · , have
Miss Lbbie Lee and Mr. Tom Lee that
of near Arcadia, were visitors here Thril
aturday. in I
S Mrk. John Harrison, Jr.. and childrer pru
left Fridlay for Witnnsbro, where the durin
will' visit her parents.
Little Misses G(ladys and Carmar
Hammett have gone to Hanna to spend Tl
is several weeks with their amlt, Mrs Hill,
'e ICrow. me o0
Mrs. J. P. Nelson has returnIed from bt
the Homer sanitarium, and her friend, the I
are delightedl to know that she is now 800
1. Earl Parnell, who has recently re. Vail
g turned from overseas has received his notfit
Sdischarge from service and is at homi ship a
L- again, be so
Mrs. Dr. Colvin has returned from
Batoin Ionge where she visited her Vepo
daughter, Miss Aline and son, Robert.
who are attending the sumner normal
at teh L. 8. U.
SMiss Margaret Rhodes, of Dallas,
Texas. who is tile guest of her grand. ALIA
lparents. MIr. and Mlrs. James Rhodes,
entertained lher young friends very
pleasantly Friday evenlng. Ice cream The
and cake were served. Theat
Mrs. T. H. Brown accompanied by movie
her niece. Miss Kathleen Willis and lit- comiii
tie nephew, IRott. Willis, left Tuesday fior tl
for Ne" Orleans where Dr. and Mrs by the
J. C. Willis will meet them and all Ioc(l I
will go to the gulf' coast to spend l
awhile. Miss Kathleen ant Robert ployer
have been guests of their aunt for sev picturi
eral weeks while their parents. Dr, servici
and Mrs. Willis, were on a northeri but th
trip. but th
S - Busse)
FOR SALE.-Second.hand, five pas. The
sanger, Dedge car, in first-class run- screen
ning order. A bargait.-J. 8 c.Mc be sh
Conathy. as goo
ty MICKIE SAYS
MtICI ,4 AgERE'S ANEWS .tEM
ln re- out. ENERPRISINO, MAIN oSTREE t
onally MERCHAN¶, SPeNT LASSNajIN II
treaty IP MTr OPoL.s PUR0ew I
rdiig INE STOCK OP W o000 0A HnS t
Isl of RAPIDLy GRQWINS T'IRPAE
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BIG SALE OF WAR SAVINGS
d of STAMPS ANTICIPATED
ort Dallas. Tens,. June 2.--Baink s,
ptic postofiles aitl authoried tagents for
the sale of Government War Saving:.. Iln
iger Stalims are stocking up now for the
to heavy ldetlandl altiwipated duiring A
ast, Thrift Message Week. Ju'ne 2ttil It 211
T- July 6th. While 'Thrift Messengers adoc
are persuading more people to join the won
lay Savings Movement am d enroll in SBar- fedU
icy. ings oeuieitPs, thie IItinhers of tih' Sba
uc.. Iugs SoHleties alrcauly organiir d will t1
keep 1usy. talking Thrift and taklne alal
'Thrlft Message Week is i Ilistrlet tlhin
wide affail. iThe nGovernors of Texas
nd, et 4:ico. Louisianah aend Oklaotm ('1
Iave all iWritl Tlhrlift Message Week S. F
pirclliam atioi.N ealling upon the pInoph shot
of their respective States to join i its nigh
olservaice and pointing oult the wli s ed i
be down of investing in Thrift and War his t
Savings Stamls. Every mayor in thlit
district will issue a 'Thrift Message to Pr
al the iuhalitants of lhis ity aid iuant dent
of them will send Thrift Messages t h Frau
" Boy Scouts to the Mayors of neighbor Unite
ing cities. d he h
t Every hell will ring and every whistle speal
will blow at 10:X0 o'clock each morning Natic
andT t 4:00 o'ldock each afternoon dur.
t ling Thrift MIessage Week, stOres ant Shi
banks will have Thrift Window dis Shrei
d plays, posters *and chalked signs will guilt
he seen on every hand and Thrift latine
Message slides will be shown in perae a Mu
f tically every motionl picture theatre ti
the ulistrict. the s
The postmasters of the district al is pre
reauldy. have wi War Savings Stampt
signs up and the vast majority, of them Au
have informed district headquarters coma
e that they are especting to saehll more on i
e Thrift gid War $avings Stamps dur- tional
ing8 Thrift Message Week than in amny tiomis
previous week of the year. gug
r Buy War Savings Stampsl every da o tn
*' during Thrift Message Week. be av
r ESTRAY GAer
S Tnkea up, four miles east of Libert Fr
e Hill, tby re ail and estrayed ibefore fllr
me on the 3rd day of June, 1919, one tioti
Dun Mare with (lark Main and Tailel (cU
Sabout 15 years old and branded "8" on clit.
Sthe left fore shoulder, weighs about, slet
ov800 pounds. e
Appraised by A. H. Knotts oand Ed teiks
.oail at $25. The oiner is hereby
lnotified to come forward, prove owner- A
ship and pay charges or snaid mare wil' the
be sold on the I sea
7th day of July, 1919 "Mick:
Sat public auction at the front of J. . reIie
r Vernons store at Libetty Hing:La. the lde
This June rd, 1919. the
I .J. , MQSTjLLRj, m
Justice of thb a ace. t aso ir
. ALL-STAR PROGRAM AT
. · THE VICTORY THEATRE I'mt
1 The rmalagement of tie Victory hartrnac
Theatre has arranged to entertain the starte
Smovie patrons of Arcadia during the special
coming week vith an all-star progralr the At
, for tile entire week, as will be showjj a spee
by tile program which appears upon th their
l ocal page. h s iuntd
ployed, -andhi bs exptrjellce wt the ported,
picture machine insures satisfactory
service to the patronms . Rum
The program, for last week was good of the
but the numbers for the comiung weel m. (
are still better, according to Mr. the Tr
Bussey. the ra
The "House of Gold," a S act Metro row 1
screen drama of thr~ills, mysteryuanld again.
romance, starring .Emmy Wehlast will no beti
be shown on July 4th. Others equally Hon. i
as good through the week, ability
Captured German Cannon
May Be Given To Arcadia
05"t, (otgressnan J. T''. Watklns, of lhi'
ET district, has iltrIlnced tihe follolwing
4N bill il Congress, which is self-expluiht
a A tory;
Is A BllJ,
Donating a captured German can
non or tield gullt nld c'arrialge to
the city of Arcadia, State of
It Louislma, for decorative and
lie it etuacted by' the Seatr amil
House of Representatives of the
'llited States of Allerict in ('on
gress assemldedl. That thel Secre.
tary of War Ie, and he is hereby,
authorized anld directed to donate
to the city of Arcadia, State of
Louisiana, for decorative and pa
triotic purposes, olne piece of ord
IIInI('e-all c'lion or field gunl--.atull
a shitable carriage and aminuni
tion captured by the Americant Ex.
Peditionary Forces from the utill.
tary forces of the Imperial German
Of course every citizen of Arcadia
lnid surrounding 'oimmnllity will Ihe
strong supporter of this bill, and we
sincerelf hope that the cannon will he
forthcolming, and we further feel that
the activity of our people in all war
work justifies the gift.
Local And Foreign News
In Brief Paragraphs
El Acording to an act of the U. S.
ksSenate the "Iaylight Saving Law" 'will
Ifor 1 repealed to take effect the 6th of
log Austin, Texas.-By a vote of f9i t(
t1 21 th houso of thlu Texas legislature
ers adopted the resolution to ratify th'
the woman suffrage aenlldmlent to the
1iv- federal consltitut il.
111 Shreveport.- 'T'hiire is a movement
ilg againl on foot ill Shreveport to restore
ig: water' transportation onl the lied riv
er. That Would undoubtledly be a flu(
et thing for the C('addo capitol.
nr ('rowell, Texas.--State SenatoIr, W.
ek S. Bell, died ealrly unllhy romn gunll.
1( shot WolUnids 'ec(tlved on thie previou:
Its night. It Is alleged that Ihe was kill
is idi by .lamnes :rrTord, a farmer, and
ir hlls wife.
to Press dispaltclhe, have it that Presi
uý delnt Woodrowh'm" Wilson will leave I
º. France, Saturday. Juine 25th, for the
ýr United States, and after his return
he will make,. a tour of the 1'. $,
1e speaking in behalf of the League Of
l' Shrevepol't.--Ii the federal court at I
s Shreveport Saturday, twelve pleas of
11 guilty were entered to charges of vio
ff lating the Reed actl by buying whiskey
e tMonroe with the intention of tranits
ting it into another state in 'which -
the sale and manufacture of whiskey
1 is prohibited.
n Austin, Toxas.-The senate finance .
's committee of the Texas Legislature
Son Monday, strluck from the educa.
r* tional appropriation bill all appropria
y tiots for the teaching of G]ermanic lan.
guages, and wrote in a provision that
S11no amlounlts appropriatedl therein would
he available for anty institution where
German is tauhgt.
T Fargo. . I).--On last uiuday after.
e noon three bloks in the buslness see.
eI tlion of Fergus Falls, Mll., were wip.
Selel out hy a tornado that swept that
c ity. More than 100 homes were level.
Sed and 1approximately 200 persons kill.
ed. 'A train was blown from the
Stracks in that section also.
A remarkable incident which marks
the lohlness of those who have
"sticky" fingers, was told in Tuesday's j
issue of the Shreveport Times, which
relates the ptory of some one relieving 0
the clerk aofcity eotrt of a new Pana. V
ma hat which was lyuing otl t! dHwisk
directl' i4 t~onttf hilm while court R
Swas in session.
Salt Lake City, Utah.. JEi 22.
I'Under guamrd of United Stgtpirttroops,
2ti7 enemy aliens from the w'iaiprlson a
barracks at Fort Douglas,'near here
started for Charleston. H. C., in a
special train tonight. U'pon arrival a.
the \Atlantic port they will emlbark on
a specially chartered sht11 and start on
their way to Germany. The ship, l
is understood here, will carry close to
2,000 enemy aliens who are belng de
Rumors circulatedl through the press his set
of the country are to the effect that Secr(lta
Wm. G*, McAdoo former Secretary of celled.
the Treasury, I Inaylug plaits to make
the race( for president, in case worod.
row Wilson retrains from runlninf The
again. Outside of Wflsou we know of nom p
no better material for this high office of the
Iio n. W . G. McAdoo has proven hti Hewitt
ability on f number of ocasions, and had fly
dia THE ARCADIA FAIR
tý "New Arrivals
-. and other fabrics.
iA Special Reduced Prices
on Ladies' Skirts and Shirt Waists. Come in
and get you a new WELWORTH or WIRTH.
Just received Ladies' Oxfords and Slippers in
Black and White.
Jos. Dawidoff & Co.
We have W. S. S. and Thrift Stamps for
you. Come in and invest and begin to
save and prosper.
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A FEW MID-SUMMER
We have on hand plenty of Screen Goods of all
kinds, Ice Cream Freezers, Fruit Jars, Jar Tops of
all kinds, Ice Tea Glasses and such goods as will
make life worth living even in the hot summer
Let us Lfigure with y'ou on anything in our line as
our buying capacity will save you money. We are
the only Exclusive Hardware Store between Monroe
TiE PEOPLES IlARDWARE Co., Inc.
"Get it where they've got it"
Nothing contributes more to the coipfort and at.
tractiveness of the hom'e than good Furniture, and
our line of Furniture was never more complete.
We have some attractive Bedroom Suites, Dining
Room and Library Sets, and many seperate pieces
such as Dressers, Vanity Dressers, Beds, Easy
Rockers, etc. Prices within the reach of all. Also
a good line of Refrigerators.
S A. VCOl FURNITURE PlAN
his servies rendtlered the U. ý. as
Secretary of the Treasury were unex
T're Hounllehnud family, one of Ille
muout prouminent in the -southern part
of the state, and of which Speaker
Hewitt louanchaud is a member, have
had five deaths In the family in less
as ithn 1: monInths. The last death hein,
lx- tht of Joseplh \'. Bouanclhaud. pos.
master at New Roads. La., who ac .
(ehlnltally .shot aid killedl .himelf at
li :100 o'(ln0k Sunrlay afternoons Hi
lrt sister, Miss Ella BonIaichauld ,'aik hur.
led only three or four days pret'iou~
.I( this fatal aneildent. As you are,
Sno doulbt already aware. Speaker Hew.
'S$ itt Ifuaneihauml will pro'bably be a
candidate foIr goveruor.,
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Children that are affected by worms
are pale and sickly andl liable to con.
tract some fatal disease. WHITE'S
CREAMI VERMIIFUC E; expels worms
promptly and puts the child onl the
road to health. Price 30e, Sold Iby
the Modern Pharmacy, Inc., Druggists,
MORE BIENIILI,E PARISH
SOLDIERS REACIH HOME
A lltter from llrx. ` MLilla Douensky
of Iuanitvill whll ich has Itenl dhelayedl,
informs us tihat milanic Carltori
Wiilliams, of I'o. A, i ;s Infantry, ar.
rived In Aniiriia from Frali, .\ lay
22d, after two Yel'r nllll follr nlOlcmths
in thi se'vol('('. One Vl'ilr of wlulhi wi.,
spent in PlF.ar , lie la amio nlgtll h
to "go ver (lle lop" with ul a crat"l,
After spendiig a w1l'k with hiiurfoll,
lie left for Homer to relume his for.
Mr. Thitni. Parker, of Iintville. Was
another Bienville parish boy who re
ceutly arrived from overseas.
It t estimated that four miles t
an ordinary spider's thread would
w c l ;h carcely , grai . ,