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THE BIENVILLE DEMOCRAT
1. 8. ARCADIA, BIENVILLE PARISH, LOUISIANA, THURSDAY, JULY 24, 1919 No.17
ho 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
HERE IS NO ARGUMENT AGAINST IT
If you are without
m' insurance, it is
- either carlessness,
neglect or oversight.
We are trying here
to call your atten
tion to a most im
0 . Best Companies
I R Represented.
0 "INSURANCE OF EVERY
KDA AIND KNOWN TO MAN"
by Not Now?
you contemplate buying Jewelry of any kind,
ou should not put it off. Take advantage of
ur well selected stock and buy now.
odaks and Supplies, Pianos and, Columbia
rafonolas and Records.
Expert Watch Repair Work
. C.' PIPES Jeweler
od sribsv:tute for cork it ob
from certain fungi, which are
nd groundc, mixed with cement
nsolldated by pressure.
memnber One's Limitations,
he moral world there is nothing
ible, if we put a thorough will
Man can do everything with
f : but he must not attempt to
much with others,--umboldt
The reason why over six thousand attraction. People have come to real- they have a deposit slip for money i toci... $ 50,000,00
farmers have their banking business ize that this bank offers more than left in this bank, it is backed up by
with us, lies beyond the interest which safety, that is counsel and advice, and the United States Government and it Surpl's , 32,800.00
they pay on loans or what they receive facilitits for assistanee. Problems are is as safe as safety can be made. If
for that is obtainable elsewhere. presented to them daily, investments you need money come to us, if you Stockholders Liability 80,000.00
Safety an1 Security are the empe!ling and transmitting money, they know have money leave it with us. You . ..
reasons for many, but that is not all. that this bank takes no chances with will be welcome to use this bank in
Beyond these reasons lies a greater their hard earned dollars and when any money matters. * 132
Total Earnings Since Organization, Over $246,000.00
The First National Bank of Arcadia
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LOST OR MISPLACED
All parties are hereby notified not
to buy nor trade for Stock Certificate
No. 70, of the Bryceland $tate Bank,
said certificate representing 14 shares
of the' stock of said bunk, and is the
property of the undersigned. This cer
tificate was either lost or misplaced
by me some time in December, 1917 or
This the 20th day of June, 1919.
D1:. J. N. JONES,
Bryceland, La. 0-26 7.31-0t.
PETIT JURY TERM
OF I)ISTRICT COURT
The petit jury term of District
('ourt was in session Month'. Three
cases were set for trial and all mis.
demeanor cases ncarriedl over uintl the
October term of court. The cases set
for trial were as follows:
State of Louisiana vs. Henry Mc
State of Louisiana vs. Henry Park
State of Louisiana vs. Pat Brice.
The defendant in the latter case
was charged with cutting with the in
tent to kill. The charge was ehaniged
to assault. Accused entered a plea of
guilty and was fined $25.00 and cost
The civil tern of the district court
was in session Tuesday and Wednes
BAPTIST TO LAUNCH 75
MILLION DOLLAR CAMPAIGN
At a meeting held at Nashville,
Tennt., July 2nd and 3rd, attended by
Snearlny 21)I1 representatives of every'
Iphase of Baptist denomination's lift
and work. ('anmpalign plans for the
raising of 73 millions of dollars were
drafted and organtizations for the carm
pa ign effected.
Each of the Southern States will
libe organized. with the State Secre
i tary of Missions as the General DI
rector for that state. lie will be aided
by a General ()rganizer and a Pub.
lihity Mutn, alnd an Advisory ('anIpaignl
('onmmittee, made of the three persons
above named, the ('ampaign ('ommnis
sioner from that state, the editor of
the Baptist plalwr. the Secretary and
Vice-President of the Women's Work,
and the ('hairman of the Laymen's
orgalization. It will be the duty of
these State I )rgalizers to organize the
sub-divisions in each state, called
Associations or Districts. Each of
these Assocaltions or Districts will
have an Organizer and a Publicity I
Director, and these will organize the'
churches with a General l)irector,
preferably the pastor; and an Organ
izer, some select layman, andl an Or
ganizer representing the women's
work. All these organizations are to
be aidled by volunteer workers, from
among men and women.
Tile name of the campaign is "Bap
tist 75 Million Campaign." The time r
for the big drive will be November
30th to December 7th. This will be
called "\'ictory Week," at which time I
cash andl pledges payablle in 5 years
are to be raised to the amount of
more than 75 million dollars.: All the
general organlzatlonus.-The Foregln
Mlission Board at Richmond, Virginia.,
the Hlome Mission Boiard at Atlanta.
(Gecorgis. the E(lucational Board at
Birmingham, Alabama. the Old Min
ister's Relief Board, at Dallai, Texas,
the Laymen's Board at Knoxville,.
Tennessee, the Woman's Missionary
Union Board, at Baltimore, Maryland, t
and all the state organizations are t
throwing themselves full length and
full strength Into the campaign. Three
million Itaptlists are to go in and put
it over. It is to be the greatest and 1
most meaningful movement ever ln-a
augurated by Southern Baptists. Its (
issues to the cause of Christ are in-!
calculable. This money will help every
)phase of religious life represented by
Baptists throughout the whole world.
It is expected that every Baptist
Church, more than 25 thousand of I
them, and every Baptist member.] I
more than 3 million, will put them- m
selves in a great fashiou into this
Tills bank has helped more poor peo
pie tlhat absolptely needed help tlhani
any other dozen lanlks in Iotlmiglna.
If you don't believe it ask solme poor
fellow tlhat was unable to get help]
from his merchant, friends or any &
other bank, we have our first time to
refuse a customer help that needed it. 1
We have over six thousand satisfied I
customers that know what it means to t
stick to the First National Bank of I
Watch out for "I'mthruenza." Don't
let it keep you from buying War Sarv
SEVERAL PERSONS INJURED
IN A BALLOON I)ISASTER
Eleven lxrsons dead and 26 injured.
was thie total casualties reported Tues
lay afternooni resulting from the ex
plosion and collapse of the dirigible
rballol, which fell through the roof of
the Illinois Trust and Savings Bank
c.f ('hicago, Monday afternoor). Offi
dlal hilquiry was started Tuesday by
- State's Attorney, Marclay Ilayne to fix
responsibility for the disaster. Seven
teen employees of the Goodyear Tire
, & Rubler Compalny, owners of the
.dirigile, are being detained pending
a decision of whether charges of
(eriminal carelessness shall be filed
Of the elven dead,, nine were em
ployees of the ,bank and two were
passengers in the aulloon. More than
2an) employees, mostly girls, were at
work in the bank when the dirigible
crashed through the skylight of the
FIVE SLAIN IN RACE CLASH
AT NATION'S CAPITOL
As a enllminatlon of tense feeling
between white ietiZrEiiS tind the Ilacks
at Washington. D). ('. which hat grown
more tense daily for the past several
weeks because o'f attacks on white
womlell by negroes, Race riots brike
out in that city at 10:00 o'clock Sun
day night and continued until day
break Monday, and were renewed Mon
day night. So numerous were the
clashes that thie police department
was unalle to handle the situation
and W'ednedlay mnorning it was thought
necessary to p1la'ce the city under mar
tial law until matters quieted down.
As a result of the numlerous ('lashes
five persons have b'el hV tlshill 8ll0 -) or
more injured. It is reported that ,uat
urday and Sunday night white nmien,
some of them soldiers and sailors.
were the aggressors, but Monday it
appeared that the riots were marked
by a general preparedness on the part
of the lnegrtes, who had secured hun
dretds of revolvers during the day.
Early in the evening they began forml
big into crowds, and firing upon white
men whenever the opportunity offer
Four negroes are dead and several
others are thought likely to die, and
one white man is dead and several 1
more dangerously wounded, and many f
other suffering from slight wounds. I
The rioting wais renewd Tuesday
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Judge L. K. Watkins, of Minden.
was a prominent visitor to Arcadla
Mr. Will iDavis, otl Ringgold, was
among those who attended conrt here
Mr. Ehlmo Huckner, marshal of the I
town of Ringgold, was a business, vlisi
tor here Monday, i
R. A. Parrishb, a prominelnt citizen
o(f Hope, La., transacted business here
Tuesday. While here he left $1.50 for l
a year's subscription to the DEMO. t
Mr. Frank Hluton and his son, A.
A. Hinlton, both of whom are progressi.
ire farmers from thile northern part of
Ward 4, were here Tuesday on legal
husiness. Both were callers at the i
Democrat office Tuesday afternoon E
an( biecame sublscriiers to this paper, i
Mr. Dave White, police jury member
from the third wardl, was here he
tween trains Tuesday looking afe,
the interests of !I1 WYiYrFla.I 411 httetld
in1g to otllel' luttersa.
SUIR(OIIONSH agrP that in eases of ,
Cuts, lupuls, Blruties and Woulds,, the
FIRST TIrAITM1',NT lh / out ipllort
ant. Whenqllu NFrI!IP'I'N alnti!epti< l
Is applile promptly, thlere is no danger
of Infection and thile wound begins to t
heal at once. For use on mali or beast t
BO)R()OZONE is the IDEAL ANTI.
SEPTIC andl HEALING AGENT. Buy
it now and he ready for an emergency.
Sold by Modern Plharmacy, Druggist.
Do your'best and you'll go forward.
You're not doing your best if you are
not buying War Savings Stamps.
PLAINTIFFS WIN OIL LEASE
t SLIT IN CIVIL COURT
The ease of Z. T. I)avis et als vs.
Bryant Snilit and Jlohn Waters. which
was set for trial in civil court Tlues
dilay Wils lpuSttloned until W(etlnesdauy
(Oil IICoIlIIt of th ile uIaoillable ali.
sene', of Judge lit ynolls. Besides
Z. 'I'. Davis the other plaintiffs in this
ease several of whom were preselnt
T'ruesday were as follows:
Messrs. Frank Hlinton. Bert Davis,
Berry I)avis, Sr., Floyd Rliy, ('onuno
dore Watts, Je Nelson, Will Sanders,
and Mrs. Lena Daniels.
'l'he plaintiffs in the case were test
ing the legality of oil leases on their
lands held by the defenda nts. They
allege that the leases are not legal
owing to the fact that no consideral
tion is named in the lease. In the I
videlnce It seems that some of the
plaintiffs did not read the lease when
they signed it. stating that they had
been led to believe that they were
pooliing their land for the purpose of
having a Well put down within one
year. and that the lease automllatical
1y canlcellell itself IC" limitation at the
end of a year If lessee failed to drill.
(in Wtlnesday nJudge iReyinlhis ren
delred a decisihn in favoi ir thle plihitiffs,
thlert'iy ilteelling tilt' leaýses,
lI'fii'tfr court alilJolurned the follow
ing order was issued by Judge Rleyn
"The lDistrict attornley haviiig stat
ed that there would not lie suflicient
business in court to hold the jury:
there leing 11o prisoners in Jail de
inilihng trial or ready for trial, the
jury heretofore drawn and set over
for the week beginning July 28th, is
discharged anll the sheriff dlirected to
notify, accordlig to hiw, the jurors
that they wouhll hot hIT r(luired to be
Tl'here was only onie tase to hlave
lieenl tried lbefore this jury, andl by
postlioning same until the next tern
of court several huntlred dollars were
saved in traveling expenses, etc,, of
jurors alnd witnesses, for the parish,
Reeolversilip of the Bryceland Mercan
tile ('oulpany, Incorporated. No. o 23,
Receivership Docket, Third Judicial
District Court, Bienville Parish,
State of Louisiana.
Notice is hereby given that D. M.
Atkins. Receiver, has this day filedt
his secolnl quarterly statement, anti
fiuial accounllt and asking that the
property lie turned hlck to the Corpora
tiolt, and unless opposition he madh
tihereto withini the time prescribed by
law, the same will be duly homologated
as prayed for.
Witness the Honorale. J. E. Reyn
olds, Judge of said ('ourt. This tht
17th day of July, 1!119.
W. J. MURIPIIY,
Clerk of said Court.
CONSTRUCTION OF DERRICK
ON MeGU'IRB TRACT BEGUN
Work on the lderrick for an oil w'll
to lie drilled on W. J. McGufir's landt
near town was hoigull this week, aut
without any delay drilling will begin
in a short time.
This test will be put down by J. E.
and J. N. lummls, of Miami. Fla.,
without the qlltlitanee of outsidle
eapltal, aid It in to be hoped that
they have the desiredl sucucess.
WORK ON BAPTIST CHURCH
MOVES ON RAPIDLI n
The work on the new Baptist church
is progressing nicely, and without any
further mishap it will only be a
sjhort time before the structure is
r'eady for occupancy,
Taken up on my place four miles I
Southwest of Arcadia, three c(lts de
scrlhe(l as follows: Olne ,sorrel mare;
oiB red nalre c tu oine sorrel horse, all
havitig onl or uioer stockling feet and
all opwitit to be alout 2 years old.
The owner of the above described
anaul lis is hereby notitfied to call and
prove property, pay keeper's fees and
other costs and take same away or c
these colts wlvl be sold at public sale
to the last and highest bidder for cash
within legal sale hours on
SATURDAY, AUG. 16th, 1919
in accordance with the provisions of
Stock Li\w of Wardtl 1, Blenvllle Par
ish, La. Sale will he lti!t at miy
farm, known as the T(~'p.l place
This the lQCt ly , of Jui, 1919. e
0. W. GREEN,
aMcadta, Routo 3.
li IDEAL FURNITURE
Nothing contributes more to the comfort and at.
tractiveness of the home 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. CONGFER THE OLD RELIABLE
S. FURNITURE MAN
COMPLETE LINE OF
GENUINE FORD PARTS
It is time to replace. the worn parts in your FORD.
so as to avoid dangerous aceidents and worri
We carry a complete line of
GENUINE FORD PARTS, TIRES
INNER TUBES, Etc.
In fact anything for a FORD CAR. Prompt attention to
R. D. SIMS
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NEWS FROM SAILES AND
Mr. Lewis Sims is visiting relatives
near hope this week.
Mr. Jkn Towns .from Beulah attend
ed services here Saturday.
Messrs J. F. (Guice and B. W. Crow
were business visitors to Gibsland Sat
Mr. I. L. Cole and sister, Mrs. W.
R. Garrett were visitors to (;ibsland
Messrs. W. R. (;arrett and Otis (ole
were business visitors to Gibsland
Mr. and Mrs Dare (uice were call
ed to the bedside of their sister, near
Messrs. Ruel and Harvey (only, of
Ringgold, were the guests of friends
here Saturday and Sunday.
Little Miss Ruth Guiee and broth
er, Edwin of Homer, are visiting their
grandmother, Mrs. J. D. Cole.
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Garrett return
ed Wednesday after spendhig a few
days In Heflin and Homer.
1Rev. D. 0. Christian, of Pineville,
tilled his regular appointment at the
church here Saturday and Sunday.
Quite a number of young people
enjoyed the entertainment at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. E. . P. Cole Saturday
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Jones and chlil
(dren from near Hope. spent the week
end with Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Simts
Mr. and Mrs. 1. 31. McCoy of
Lawhon returned home Sunday aftr
spending a week with their daughter,
Mrs. IL. L. Aubrey.
Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Sims and fam,
ily attended the family reunion at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Ard Johnson
near Mt. Lebauon Friday.
little Miss Menyon aIld Ellie )D.
Burkhalter are spending this week
with their grandparents, Mr. and MrIs.
B. 3M. Mc(('oy, near Lawhon.
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NEW POWER HOUSE
Workmnril are husy with the brick
work for the new power house which
is nlow ullder course of eotstuIIlUtloiI.
The excavati lg for the fou|ndationT
was completed last week aiml the walls
are now being built. When comphlt
ol this twill Ie a very modlern power
plaint, anid a credit to the town and to
the adminilstration. I! the necessary
material eau be bhtfained as needed,
the building will soon be ready for thO
Let the litth, ftlks learn to ito g
hbaniilg business. Learu them to coma
to the bank andl make their own de4
posits. Teach theIP the differeuce be.
tween a National Bank and a Stata
Bank or Trust C(ompany. If you will
do this it will be teaching them them
laws of our government andl they will
profit by it. There are many reasons
why the G'overnment deposits all its
Lmoney in its National Bank.--Tho
First National Banka o Arcadi, /