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Good Roads Meeting at BIENVILLE, Saturday, Aug. 2nd at 2:30 p. m. BE T
THE BIENVILLE DENOCRAT
PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY
$1.50 A YEAR IN ADVANCE
Advertising Rates on Application
Etered as Second Class Matter, April
11, 1912 at the postoflice at Arcadlia,
Ia, Onder the Act of March :,, 1879.
&B. A. COOK,........Editor and Proprietor
THRIFT IS POWER
SAV AND SUCCEED
An optlimist I a fellow wlho Lcalli
$ 1t, no mattert where lie is kick',l off
"'This is my stlatiot,"
P'eople do niot genei(rally bhlaue a mis.
or for his penlurious prilell.itics.
They envy himi his riches.
The South's New Day
The South is not "newly rich." She
is merely utilizing andl developing the
assets which have always. been hers.
Andi this aefleomollls fr theI hlenigliaiilltt
prosjK'rity her ltl',lt are now ei joy
lag and which is but ithe harindiger of
what is to come.
It is fortunate for the nation that
the South is Inow ciinlllg ilnto her own
In a materihl way-fortunate that hlir
]ong dormant resources are now being
converted into national wealth.
For Southern pr(spcrily 'alllnot be
fenced ill. It overflows the old bounlld.l
aries of states aud sectiolis, iud enriclh
es all who have the vision to under
stand and1 to tarticipate in this great
indtlustrial development. The prthucts
of her soil, alld of her forests, wines
and factories, now made available for
her own pteople and for the people of
thQ world, bring to her, properly, a
flood of gold. But they tadld as wetll
to the sum of the nation's wealth, and
biecome a part of tiW basic treasure of
of the Republic,.
In this new day of the world, which
witnesses the passing of the old order.
a revivified Southland is playing a
momentous part. Tile old lethargy i.:
no more, the old barriers to a full and
free commercial expansion have beell
destroyeNl. In the Industrial ttl'as
formatiol now going on Chc, 8iutll
loses nothing--she merely finds her.
self. She iv crifices no cherished tra
dition, abandons no high ileal. The
gralidsons of Picket t's men hhol to
their heritage of chivalry and courage.
]In the great war for world frelom
they have leadded new lustre t, a
record whuich has always boeii spotless.
Southeru women are quite as Hl'autl
ful and eharfihig as were their grl.an
mothers whlo ministered with unmatc.h
ed devotion to the soldiers who fought
ulder Lee. They are worshipped a:
of old. The day of chivalry has not
plased in the ,outh. lut the dlay of
commercial and Industrial greatness
The publishers of Southern newapa.
l*rs who are to meet in convention at
Asheville, N. C,' wilthli a few days
hare ample rmema for pride awl satls
faction--pride in the uemory of in.
stinted efrl4c to the nation's ('aluie in
the war and satstisfaction bc'ause of
the turn of the wheel of life which
/" ilrilgs the South hitt tlue enjoyment
e'f its inheritance. Southern uiewspa.
p,,,rs are growihg rapihly inito the full
:;t:iture of donminanit American Iltl lua,
libns. They are putting behlid themn
Ii:,· old, slw prtoceses. They are
marching with the procession, well up
Aways Ask for Genuine
"Bayer 3.blets of Aspirin"
Only Aspiriu Tablets with the Lufcty
"Bayer Cross"' oil thlem are genulnt,
"ayer 'Tablets of Aspirin," owned and
made by Americans and proved safe
by millionM of people. t'unkuown quan.
tlthe of fraudulent Aspirin Tablets
Were sold reontly by a Brooklyn deal.
er which proved to be composed mnostl3
of Talcm Powder.
"Barer Tablets of Aspirin" should
anhys be asked for. Thea look for
the b~ fyi'Bywr Cross" on the pack.
age and oa each tablet. Accept nothing
chiet Proper directions and dosage in
Aspirin i, the trade mark of Bayer
M aefacture I MmoaeethvavMieater of
e U lUccg -1 . -
toward the front. They are reflecting
Southern life and aspirations, ionter
- preting the new order in the world's
life with understanding and charity.
- They have made great forward strides
within ita few years. They will attain
to new inln higher levels of aecom
Merchants and Advertising
During the past tell years a great
many small towns have been on the
downI grade, from a colmercial stand
r point ,owing to the Inroads made on
their business interests by the large
cities, the maill order houses, farmers'
unions and other forms of ouitside
comlpetiton. Many a oulllltry mier
chant Ilanmes the aultomobile for tak
ing his business away from hin., but
it is qluite likely the automobile could
be made to bring trade to him as read
ily as it is made to take it elsewhere.
The faciet is that the country merchant,
like most of us, will blame everybody
and everything for his conditimn he.
for be e will begin to lay the fault to
There is n store in a city of less
than 1.200 Inhabitants, In the state of
Ohio, which in the year, 1910 sold over
I $4100,) worth of merchandise. It is
the biuggest ('(etitri'y sto.trt hti th ' it(ed
'States and it hIs I niie its townl Ole
of the most importallt trading poliltS
in tile state of Ohio, Yet that toill
has 10o better sulrroundling trade terri
tory than any other t\iwn of 1.2)00. It
was done simply by modern merchanl
dising and advertising,.
The merchant in the ,country town
has as good a chance to sell mlerchaln
dlise as anyone ihn the world if he will
only sell it: but a great many country
lnlr(lhants have allowed muoderl mnitlh
ods to leave thei away in thile rear of
the progress parade and have laid
down and let some one else dou the
selling. In this colnnetion it is safe
to say that in the trade territory of
nearly every small town, outside conm
petition is doing more advertising.
twice over. than the local merchant.
The only way the country town can
successfully meet this competition is
by using tile same tactics. iI short.
the only remedy for a town that is
going down hill is monlern merchandis
ing, and scientific, systematic and per.
sistent advertising, says the ('larlon
Modern merchandising is a science
applied to the buying and selling of
go(ods. Advertising is the same thing
except that it has to do only with the
sel.ing-adlvertising is printed sales
unlship. It in the sclence of psychol
Brooke & Grigsby
C. P. BROOKE Brokers w GGSY
Real Estate and Oil Leases
We do strictly a Brokerage Business.
We pay the very highest market prices for
Connections in New York, Denver, Houston
Before leasing or closing any deal on your
property, see us. We may be able to give
you valuable information.
Room 6, Tooke Bldg. Phone 60
ogy. applied to writing news about
It is admitted that thel c'oultry Iner
chanlt is haIlldiealii d ill ndverti' silig,
but that should make him all the
keener. Ills outside competition has
the advantage of expert advertising
men to prepare the advertising copy or
design the booklet or catalogue that is
sent into the country merchanlt's terri
tory. The blusiness of one coluntry
Imerehnuit is too sumall for hint to have
an advertising man of his ownl, but
his town. as a whole, is a big Ibusiness
enterprise. This is a situation that
nteeds at.tentiol In mlany towis.
EVER SALIVATED IIY
Calorae! is quicksilver and acts like
dynamite on your
Calomel loses you a day! You know
what calomel is. It's mercury; quick
silver. Calomel is dangerous, It crash.
es l to sour bile like dynamite, cramp
ing and sickening you. Calomel attacks
the bones and should never be put
Into your system.
When you feel bilious, sluggish, con
stipated nhd all knocked out ahd believe
you need a dose of dangerous calonel
just remember that your druggist sells
for a few cents a large bottle of Dod- 1
son's Liv'er Tont, which Is entirely
veretable and pleasant to take and is a
perfect substitute for calomel. It is
guaranteed to start your liver without
stirring you up Inside, and can not
Don't take calomel! It makes you
sick the next day; it loses you a (lday's
work. I)odson's Liver Tone straightens
you right up and you feel great. Glive
it to the children because it is perfectly
harmless and doesn't gripe.
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NOTICE OF EXAMINATION f
The regular examination for T'leach
ers' Certificates will he held on Aug.
4, 5 and (i for whites and on Aug.
7, 8 and 9 for negroes.
1E. II. FIStER, 8upt, i I
t J. U. COLWELL OF WARD) 7,
ANNOUNCES FOR ASSESSOR
The first malt to authlorize thei
DI)EMO)('I\AT to annoull(e hi 11 a
e ('dlliide i the (11( llinlg primary to he
held in January, is Mr. J.1. ). ('olwell,
(of tile sevelth ward. whose lllllounllcle
ielt ias caididate fotr Assessor of
Rienville parish, sublject to tihe nation
of tile I'Democratic prilllary, lppearls ill
our a11 oltillli(' elil t colulllllns.
Mr. ( 'olwivel iwas horin and reared in
A\laballlalii Ili Illd lOV I to llousiiJlll
wI wlsii 1l yei rs ld adl settled ill Liti
eoiln parish, where he resided for ten
years, when he moved to Bltieville par
isli. where he has lived ever since.
lie, now lives five miles west of Saline,
La., on one of the best farlms in that
MIr. Coliwell is .:º years old, (one
would nlot guess ]ilil to lie more thlllll
forty) Just In the prlme of life., and
feels that he is just at the right age
to renlder his best service to the peo
ple of his parish.
Being a farmer himself, he feels that
lie is in a position to judge the values
of farm hllinds and other taxable pro
perty, Iland that this knowledge will
She of great 'value to hih in giving an
eqftiltable itssessment on the taxable
Iprolperly in the parish.
III aIkihij lthe voters of .liienvillel
parishl to suplport him in the primary.
Ai'. ('olwell doe hot ('11elle entiireth'ly
without expleriell'ne, as he states that
lihe as't'sessed the property in his ward
during the time the late HI. G. )Oden
was assessor, and also during the last
two years under the present Assessor,
IH. J. James. We understand that lihe
has been highly o('Meli('lded by those
hi plosition to know, for the fair and
eiultilibl IIsessmenullt of ward seven.
The hoard of reviewers found nIo in.
stances where the isessiin'its should
have hIeli raised or (cut down.
In asking the voters to honor himl
with this important lposition. 3Ir. ('Col.
wel says the only promlses lie has to
'make in return for their votes is that
if elected, lihe will always ihe founld at
his post of duty, alnd that he will seep
that every man1 will bear his just
share of the burdenl of taxation.
We feel that we 'al commentd ir.
Colwell to the voters of Bienville patr
ish as beinlg a clean, honest, straight.
forward geltlemuan, who if elected will'
do his utmost to carry out these
promises to the letter.
Mr. ('aldwell was in Arcadia Monday
slhakilng hands with friendst and per.
j f'til plit las fur his crawlaigsl
e arell authllorized to anoulllll'e
J. I). COLWELL
i1 as l candhlidte for A.ssor of Mici
ii villeh Parish. la., subject to Ilie ac
tion of the )emioecratic Primary e'!cc
ii ion to lie held in January. 19"20.
E. P. WOODIMAN WILL OPEN
AN UP.TO-D)ATE GARAGE
The old Argus buihiltig which is be
ing transformned into a garage, is al
Ilost ready for occ'upllan by Mr. l;.
I'. Wioodmiuil. A work rooilu is hielpil
added to the realr of the building. land
m uachinery for runtillig ill bearinigs.
and to store batteries, etc., will he in.
stalled. Free air will also lie provid.
º ed for the patrons. T'e main build
blug will be ilillized principally for a
storage room for elts while being re
paired. A large stock of parts and
acessorles is In transit and(l by the
time they arrive Ir. Wtoodmal n ex
pIe'ts to he ready for business. The
work room hi addition to being screen
ed in will be equipped willth electrk
fsllis for ilhe comifort of eliploytes.
t GIRLS! WHITEN SKIN
11 WITH LEMON JUICE
,t Make a beauty lotion for a few cents
remove tan, freckles, sallowness
Your grocer has the lemons and any
l drug store or toilet counter will supply
you with three ounces of orchard white
for a few cents. Squeeze the juice of
two fresh lemons into a bottle, theil
lut in the orchard white and shake
well. This makes a quarter pine of
the very best lemon skin whitener and
coumplexion beautifier knowni. Massage
this fragrant, creamy lotion daily into
the face, neck, arms and hands and
just see how freckles, taln, sallowness,
redness and roughuess disappear and
how smooth, soft and clear the skin
becomes. Yes! It is harmless, .and
thhe beautiful results will surprise you
'fThe desire to be pleased is universal.
I The desire to please should be the
There is nothing truer in the pres
ent u.day than the ohl( saygll that "what
lmalintains olne vice would bIring up
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LE AnyOthing and Everything
li- 40 4In the Line of Rubber Goods
04 of thc Best Makes and Grades hi
04IU May Be Found Here r
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" : Marked at Prices which are Right'
vi/". B Jiecause Consistent
t With the Quality of the Goods "'10
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The PUR3 _0ITn
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brok n u , bu:.!liii
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if JI-t ok. O nl. School w ith ,.
en' s $7DUtAu ,50&~4rwaroa and Actuaul Moing y, it n i ll
and's $eepla the g noing and 1hata
, pel necommon stWons4o r ladies. Persoini instrution.
age N o misre~presen1tationI to secure pat ronw-o. Ci d(Infl IP In
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