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' ARCADIA, BIENVILLE PARISH. LOUISIANA, THURSDAY, MARCH 25th, 1920 NUMBER FIFTYTWO
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r 0 . CONI)ESNED REPORT OF ato
Commercial Bank w
of Arcadia ,p,
ISHEI) TO EXAMINER OF STATE an'
MNi S OiN MARCH 17th 1920. Sul
isunt. .·- ··-- - .......$216,559.12 etl
" stocks, skeculrities and etc.................... 104,293.06 ho
:. .. ............ 4,129.77 Pa
....... ..... ........ 0,800.00
Furniture and Fixtures ................ 11,735.in
.... .$ 7,586.98 ty
ad in Banks ................... 281,360.81 288,947.79 un
TOTAL ....................................$656,4 74er
S .................... ...... ..... 0,000.00 at
'profl ts (net) .......................-................... 37,134.84
. ................. 569,329.90
T''OTAL .........................$656........ .. ,44.74 ly
for the Town of Arcadia, and Parish of Blen- aS
plenty of money on hand to take care of con
"WE TAKE CARE OF OUR'CUSTOMERS" lc
ts" show that we have mere DEPOSITS b
il Bienvill Parish. P
)OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS
President W. D. RAY
ve V.-Pres. F. C. DULANEY
dent w. L. WmIITF:
e.resie. J. OAKLEY
T. 0. SUTTON
RTH, Vice-Pres. W. J. FULLEI
r. H. P. BAKER II
ER, Ass't Cashier Dr. R. C. FERGUSON
t Cashier J. A. DJRRETT
ARG UMEN GT IT I
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BARRON BROSI. S)lORE BURNED TWO
SUSPECT BEING HELD.
Barron Bros. general merchandise Son
store, at Friendship post office, was liam
burned at a very early hour last Fri- white
day. -morning. Everthing connected with
with the fire would seem to indicate chand
that it was not of accidental origin, land
but that it is the work of some one good
bent on the destruction of the store their
and contents. The books and an the I
$8,000.00 stock wete burned. No in- bron
surance was carried. ,were
Sheriff J. E. Currie was notified im- bars.
mediately and upon his arrival pro- Shl
ceeded to investigate the matter an in
thoroughly. He had procured blood away
hounds from the sheriff of Caldwell of th
Parish, and these were taken to the on ti
scene, but owing to the fact that the and t
ground around the burned store build- east
ing had been trampled upon for many road
feet in every direction, the dogs were a fry
unable to get track of the fire bug. were
After .a careful investigation of sev- tion
eral clues, and all available evidence, of so
Sheriff Currie arrested Bill Cook, of Friei
that community, in connection with the
affair. He is being held in the parish
Jail pending an investigation by the
Grand Jury. _ E.
It seems that this man had recent- we
ly had a dispute with one of the Bar- eartl
ron brothers in regard to an account, 2I,
and had declared his intention of get- Br
ting even. These remarks, with other ernel
events leading up to the fire, strongly 18,
implicates the man who is being held. was
There is little doubt but that had prea
care been taken to let no one approach to t
nearer than 30 feet of the burne' 1str3
building, the dogs would have quickly Ti
picked up the trail, and run down all pos,
the parties connected with the crime ties
REVIVAL MEETING AT he
RINGOOLD BAPTIST CHUROH the[
A two weeks revival meeting opened was
Sunday morning at the Ringgold Bap- He
tist church. The pastor, Rev. Pettus. and
is assisted in conducting the meeting Wa
by Mr. Hastings, an able evangelist. 3rd
The song service is being conducted Hoc
by Prof. Cook, of Texas. Mrs. Hut- Are
ings, wife of the evangilist, is with him veo
and will assist in the ladies' prayer batl
service and other work of this nature.
The opening services were well attend- abe
Operations on the Ringgold Oil & gas 0ti1
1 Co.'s Mosely No. 1 Is being held up wit
0 due to lack of material A deeper test bap.
will be made as soon as material san! Co
be obtaine . tio
Next SatuI , March 88th, for eh ha(
81 Sb. Backet Coffee d 81b. Lird all ri
for $3.15 at MeCCLELAN'.
N- - --f - Y CE I - -
It is specially reqgested that every
citizen in Arcadia desirlng water
service from the Arcadia Water and PE
Light Pint sall noti-ty Mr. IL .
B. Hayne, manage, at the earliest
with the water main an be made- as
malns a~*ebeint made. It is very nec
lpa'4wes a of tb'*r - Tour immeo s
B. F. BA I.NETTE,.
air gets st, 1 b.
4% f ifamallttle k
lately Classoles every l and
e it it is aotsoanoes
fatsv besris r Itchgings of t 4&
dIh he_ __ r__ s
TWO PRISONERS BREAK JAIL MLL
MAKE GOOD ESCAPE.
Some time last Saturday night Wil- Mi
liam Ruth and Thomas Edwards, two on 1
white men, being held here charged from
with burglarizing a box car of mer- likes
chandise and with other thefts at Gibs- coun
land recently, broke jail, and made Be
good their escape. They effected court
their get-away by taking advantage of Mile,
the faulty condition of the jail. A othel
broomstick and strips of a blanket the
were ingeniously used in forcing the no t
Sheriff Cinl:'! e was at Friendship on little
an important case when tAe men got yellc
away. Upon returning and learning eith
of the escape, he placed blood hound: and
on the trail of the escaped prisoners Mile
and trailed them from the jail, and on dow,
east of town, and back to the rail "1
road where it is supposed they caugh not
a freight train. The blood hounds the
were brought here for use in connee Foui
tion with the search for those guilty the
of setting fire to Barron's store a' M
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IN MEMORIUM. Parl
E. Courtney, Sr., "Uncle Gene", as to t
we all called him, was taken from "1
earth to his heavenly home February say7
22, 1920, ta
Bro. Courtney was a fine old South becr
r erner. Born at Galitsylile, Ala., Sept. B
F 18, 1836, his father, MYW.a, 0oIQte4y lOV(
was a highly cultured, anld spniipint cou
d preacher who for half a century gave her
I to North Louisiana a powerful min. (ut
c istry. owl
I The subject of. this sketch was the She
I possessor of many of the fine quail voi4
ties of his father. His mind wa slut
alert, his convictions were deep ant' re
he was ready at all times to defend So
His was a Ihospitable homne an# he
was by nature generous to a fault. tu
He was an ardent lover of the South of
and in devotion gave himself in Clvi! sio
War service, being a member of the
t 3rd Arkansas regiment, Texas brigade
,d'Hood's division, ILongstreet's Corps bu;
t. Army of northern Va., and was se
m verely wounded in the neck at the
battle of Chicamauga.
r . He was marled i 1Ti65 to Miss Eliza
d abeth Hardy, who with five children at
still lives. Two ihildren are deg4.
Bro, Courtney was not converted un- o
!till the summer of 1910, when he united
with the Mt, Lebanon Church and wa onb
,at baptized by F, II, Cog, at
The writer intimately knew Bro
nCourtney from the year 1907 'til the Li
time of.his death, and found in him t,
true and persistent frlend.'The churchee
b had Po more faithful man than he du re
all ring the years he lived after becoti
ing a member, and his oft expressed
regret was, that he missed the joyp
of Christian service during the most
active part of his life.
J. C. COX,
er 41-1 0
ad PEACE TREATY 8I
AGAIN REJECTiED o
A Washlngton. - 'he trcaty oa Ver di
sallies ta..ed ef mtiAfcation for the
6otath ttie, and e'th Senate voted to
S.iead. :t b.ck to Pres4denlt Wilson with
re a notiication that it had finally "re.
trurit to advise and conset to its ratt
On the decisive roll call the vote
iwr Q9 for ratification to 86 against,
The opos~lion iuimbered is its ranks
o I.lftmocrats who were unwilling ;to
l cte the treaty go thriouh with the
keptbhia;i regervitions objected to
ft by the president and three Demociatic
and 1, Republican irreconcllables,
Twenty-one Demecrats v~tdsil for rat.
fieaton, but the detection failed by
8i seven votes of providing the two.
, thlidi'quisite to ratift,.
The. result is regarded as avingl
,put over into the politicil campaign
'la. deotlon the long and bitter flght
betwveen President Wilea ,and the
Ie½ te majoiity. A move to recon.
$1i84.dthe vote and try Once more to.
it raifylt dollapsed in its inception. Lead.
fr elra i both sides sagreedthat furthe
S)-titI0tion'e'torts by theipient Sea.
at odd be a waste of ntil.
'hether the presideit ald reur
the t-ireaty to the Senate *aaned an,
deteanied, but the RepO il St r .
ed notie that if he did it~oid lie :for
p-any weeks ip- a- conmittie psiga
ihe r•at. A t to /h r M
.thweSe twathed its h ats@ oif the
seand stnt rte the
i -hite Hotsoe 4e Re· I
'had The asppot of tbO
'Otittr as well asd lb
f 'their patty; while t l. Itlucht
,r te al"t ri Istt ,"lidly iIIitil in:.
. .0 The next Atet pltannfdeb be ".
mj "najorty is a delRvaBiOl ota a as4#
..ten tob L1eve oiyby' the d tiritly
MLLE. VERLET CLAIMS
Mile. Verlet who will sing in Arcadia
on Tuesday night,. April 13th, fat
from being without a country, now
likes to consider herself as having three of
Belgium is her native land. Of
course, at the outbreak of the waz T
Mile. Verlet suffered the same fat( for
other Belgians met at the hands o in
the Germans and was forced to aband par
no her lovely little house near Brus- 7, 1
sels. But she carries with her a lovely Ii
little flag of the Belgian colors, red tin
yellow and black. It is flanked on ami
either side with the Stars and Stripes
and the brave tricolor of France. These
Mile Verlet ýeeps always in her win
"The three flags together-are they Z
not pretty", she said lovingly. "I put at
the flag of yotr couqtry there on the
Fourth of July, 4ptl that of Franep opt
Mile. Verlet also entertainms great af -
fection for France, In Paris she was 0
the premier coloratura soprano of the
Paris Grand Opera Company, and it
was direct from there that she came
to the United States.
"I am quite an American now", she
says when speaking of the United
States. "Ilove to sing in your country,
because I love your people".
But the people of the United States
love to have Mile. Verlet sing in their
t country as much as she likes to sipg
e here. 'For the gi!fte4 little "Belgirn
queen of gong" as she is called in her
own country, taken America by storm.
*e She has a wonderfully rich, clear
i voice, and she evidently loves her
singing so well and enjoys the pleas
ure she gives "these dear Americans"
,d so much, that it is small wonder she
feels like a real American herself.
i The concert will give us an oppor
t. tu)lty to hear Mile. Verlet in some
h of hep .wjot queeessful songs. Amis
i! sion to the conoert Is by iniitation.
e Th Besta FLOUR that money cea
buy at MiCLELLAN'8,
The Police Jury passed resolutions
n at their last meeting, requiring me to
collect License on every dog in Bien
villa Parish and4 to hare Poun4 Pens
dbuilt for-the ones that were not paid
a on. Some have paid their License
already; others have not. Under the
o law I am forced to collect this Dog
he License and if any one pays all should
pay. Those who have not paid had
better get their Tag at once, as I am
a required to collect this under the law.
r e Jt , f. CURRII, Sheriff.
@B swe so4 buy TM Flou ir f
MeOLULLAN, It is bettir.
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to thank our good friends
one and all, for their love and kind
ness shown us during the illness anC
death of our dear wife and mother.
Jer . W. SUTTON and Children.
to PAY YOUIf 8UBSCRIPTION.
pring and Suammer Goods
At our store and you will be pleased at the class there is to
these new arrivals. We call special attention to a nice assort
ment of Ladies Silk Waists, Underwear, Dre Goode, etc., and
our prices are just as cheap, considedaing quaity a you would
u Full Line HN l a Nts
ALL SHAPES AND STYLES, COLORS AND-PICES.
Plenty of everything good to eat for man or bMl , and Hen
Feed forithe Chickens,
Now customers are coming daily for the *QUALITY" mer
. : ndise we are offering,
ne Lumber & Stave Co., c.
Saline, Louisana •
NOTICE OF EXAMINATION
Feb., 10th, 1920.
Those who expect to prepare for
teaching next term should take notiei
of the following announcement.
E. H. FISHER
The next examination of applicants
for teachers' certificates will be hehl
in the various parishes of the State
parish of Orleans excepted, April 5, 6,
7, white, 8, 9, 10, negro.
Kindly give wide publicity to the
time fixed for conducting these ex.
Yours very truly
JNO. R. CONIFF,
The price is "just-rite" on Feed Stuff
PAY YOUR'I SUBSCRIPTION.
The Arcadia Fair
Specials for Easter
$2.50 M en's Shirts, reduced to .......................................... $2.
$5.oo M en's Shirts, reduced to....................................... 3.95
$3.00oo M en's Shirts, reduced, to......................................... .50
$4.00 Men's Shirts, reduced to...............................2.95
$7.50 to $8.5o Silk Shirts, reduced to ........................6.95
$ io.oo Silk Shirts, reduced to ..................... 8.95
$I5.oo Silk Shirts, reduced to........................................... 2.00
JUST RECEIVED--A new and up-to-date line of
i Men's and Boys' Suits, Pants, Underwear, and Shoes.
o Come and get a pair of "Billiken" Boys' and Girls' Ox.
fords, Everything at reasonable prices.
Dresses, Voile, Taffeta and Meslin, Middie Suits,
d Skirts, Shirt Waists, Long and Short Sleeved Under
wear. Hosiery, Shoes, Oxfords and Slippers.
EVERYTHING that you need for Easter Prices
right and will help to save on the H. C. L.
Come to our store and save money.
FIRE DESTROYS MONROE
WATER AND LIGHT PLANT
.. Monroe, La., March 23.-Monroe is
is in darkness to-night without water
protection, has no street car service
and with many badly crippled. indus
tries as the result of the destruction
by fire of the city water and light
plant at 4 o'clock this morning. The
Vicksburg, Shreveport and Pacific and
the Missouri Pacific railway companies
are endeavering to supply the city with
water but their facilities are inade
quate for the purpose and fire tonight
would find the fire department badly
HOGS FOR SALE--I have for sale
several shoats, and Sows. Also one
Poland China Male, 1 year old. See
me to rPrlces.
F. C. DULANY, Arcadia, La.