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The Bienville Democrat
rME XI. ARCADIA, BIENVILLE PARISH, LOUISIANA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1922 NUMBER THIRTY-EIGHT
Success doesn't come to the man or insti
tution who begins business with no other
motive in view than to make money.
There must be some other foundation for
a successful business, and ours has been
o render to each patron the kind of
SERVICE that SERVES.
s to whether or not we have accomplish
our purpose is best manifested by the
eady growth of our bank since opening
ealing impartially with our patrons,
endering every courtesy possible that is
onsistent with sound banking and the
bsolute safe-guarding of funds entrust
to us has won the goodwill and friend
ip of hundreds of customers.
ou'll like our service too!
WHY NOT OPEN AN ACCOUNT
The Commercial Bank
-The BANK that SERVICE BUILT!
Oil thrown from
la machine may
be the cause of
An oil soakd floor,
whether in a factory or
woodshed may be all
that is needed to kindle
ny fire. Fire hazards are often present in many forms
are easily overlooked. There si, no substitute for
insurance in a good reliable company.
THIS IS A HARTFORD FIRE INSURANCE
ANIEL, BRYAN & TURNER
"Insurance of kvery Kind Known to Man"
ES ARCADIA, LA
)Dec. 8.-After the Lou
convention had voted
e orphanage at Lake
esent location, a motion
tion brought the mat
assembly and it was
ser the institution to
vote was 54 to 49 on
ition. The convention
the buildings at Monroe
shortly,, it was decid
ts of the city pledged
erect a $25,000 college
y now held by the state
sal session was award
Cs of the year includ
eeting at which an ad
enforcement was made
Barton, of Alexandria.
0es are placing a tiny
i'lnd the bait; the Asli
*tmQ itake its own Image
and thus to be hurried
of the Birds.
of bird lovers held
It was stated that
leadlng the world it the
gives the bird life with.
It was also stated
s eyes are being opened
and esthetle value of
.. t eM IExchange.
telephone exchange of
II MUnique. The build
Sarchlltecture, the op
girls, and the Chi
eal) by name instead
operators handle be
eight thousand calls
to light Interestirg
and Roman en.
ng up to 100 A
NEWS IN BRIEF
Mr. J. R. Adsit visited friends at
Homer last week.
Quite a little crowd attended the
box supper at I,awhon from here, last
Misses Vida and Jewell Bogan spent
the week-end with homefolks at
Mr. Emery Hamner happened to the
very serious and painful accident of
breaking his right collar bone while
playing foot ball last week. Everyone
wishes him a speedy recovery.
Mr. Harvey Evans spent Sunday
with friends at Hope.
A very interesting ball game was
played between Bienville boys and our
boys last Saturday afternoon. James
town was defeated sixteen to nineteen.
The wedding of Miss Maggie Bailiff
and Mr. Davis was quite a surprise
to everyone. The marriage took place
last Wedniesday afternoon' in Arcad
ia. They have the best wishes of a
host of friends.
Miss F!loy ,Sheffield returned home
Thursday from taking the teachers'
examination in Arcadia.
What Benefit You Get rrom anking
When doing business with a good bank, an illiterate man from his account so that in case of a dispute about the pay- Why not do all your business through the bank
gets the services and aid of expert business men in handling ment of any account the customer can show his cancelled follow the lead of men who have made a success in
his financial affairs. It puts him in a position to do any kind check with which the item was paid. There is nothing in ness? Bring your deposit to us and handle your bus
of business with any kind of a man and be protected. He the world that beats this receipt. here, and we guarantee you the best service in the worl
can go to his banker and advise with him and profit from absolute safety for every dollar you leave. Ju
the experience of successful men. All of this service is given to you absolutely four record and be convinced, then call in anve. Just look
It keeps for him a comprehensive record of his every any cost and is the only service in the world that is worth our record and be convinced, then call in and secure
transaction showing a bonafide receipt for every dollar paid anything to you and costs you nothing. service.
The irst atinal ank and The Frst Trust & Banking Co.
Capital and Surplus $160,000,00
F 0 R FARMERS
\\Vashigton, Dec. 14.-VWhat its
sponsors characterize as the most imn
portant movement for farmers ever in
auguratetd was launched here today
with the assembling or the first Na
tional Council of Farmers' Co-opera
tive Marketing Associations. Dele
gates replresenting the associations in
terested in every major project, fromn
cotton of the south to California fruit,
came to Washington to take part in
the three-day conference.
The program included a complete re
view of the co-operative marketing
movement in America, featuring the
handling of cotton, tobacco, fruit, grain
and other farm prdoucts. Other gen
eral topics of discussion were co-op
I erative financing nad rural credits
legislation: common problems of co
operative marketing associations and
how to handle them; problems of each
commodity group and co-operative
education of the farmers and the pub
The program today was devoted
largely to addresses by Secretary Wal
lace, Secretary Hoover, Dr. Julius
Klein, director of the bureau of for
eign and domestic commerce, and
representatives of farm organizations.
Publicity men, including editors of c.
farm papers and their representatives 1
field service anld organization men,
agricultural college men and extension
experts, will meet in a forum to dis- e
cuss educational features tomorrow
. E. S. ELECTS a
NEW OFFICERS a
The following officers for 1923 were
elected by Arcadia Chapter O. E. S.,
at at meeting held Monday night: t
Mrs. WV. D. Goff, worthy matron; Mrs. c
\V. D. Goff, worthy patron; Mrs. Ed s
Wilkerson, associate matron; Miss t
Ella McGuire, treasurer; Mrs. Jos.
Dawidoff, secretary; Mrs. Jack Davis,
conductress; Miss Ora Hayes, associate
conductress. Appointed officers, Mrs.
O. D. Auld, Ada; Mrs. Elton Barnette,
Ruth; Mrs. A. F. White, Esther; Miss
Farmer, Martha; Mrs. E. E. Smith,
Electra: Mrs W. J. Murphy, Warden;
B. F. Barnette, Sentinel; Mrs. J. P.
Harrell.' Chaplain; Miss Willie Smel
ley, marshal; Mrs. J. P. Wagner,
The Dqrotheum, Iknown more fa
Smlllarly an "Aunt Dorithy." Is a state
Sowned pawnshop and auction room In
Vienna, where a person can buy, sell
or pawn almost anything. All classei
use the Dorotheum.
BANK of MINDEI N vs. J. I. WARREN, No.
at 6260, Third Judicial District Court, State of
Louisiana, Parish of Bienville.
Under and by virtue of a writ of seizure and
he sale issued from the above named Honorable
Court, in the above styled cause, and to me
1st directed, I have seized and will offer for sale
to the last and highest bidder, with the benefit
of appraisement, at the principal front door of
nt the Courthouse at Arcadia, Bienville parish, Lou
isiana, within legal sale hours, on
at SATURDAY, JANUARY 13, 1923
the following described property, to-wit:
NW 1-4 of SE 1-4 Section 29, Twp. 14, N.
e R. 7 W. in Bienville parish, Louisiana, with
all improvements thereon.
of The above described property seized as be
ile longing to the defendant, J. I. Warren, and will
be sold to satisfy said writ of seizure and sale
e and all cost, said sale to be made for cash to pay
two notes for One Hundred Ninety-three ($193.
55) Dollars and fi'ty-five cents, each, now past
due, with eight per cent per annum interest from
lIMarch 3rd, 1921 and ten per cent attorney's fees,
and on terms of credit until October 15th, 1923,
to pay a note for One Hundred Ninety-three
ias 5193.54) Dollars and fifty-four cents due on
October 155th, 1923, with eight per cent interest
U from March 3rd, 1921.
This the 29th day of November, 1922.
J. E. CURRIE, Sheriff.
en. o- -.
lff ADMINISTRATION NOTICE
se Succession of Lizzie Stewart, Deceased, No. 937,
Third Judicial District Court, I'Prieh of Br'
oc ville, State of Louisiana.
d- NOTICE is hereby given that Jeff Stewart has
this day filed application for letters of Admin
a istration in said succession, and unless opposition
he made thereto within the time specified by law
the same will b eduly homologated as prayed for.
me Witness the HonorabLe J. E. Reynolds, Judge
of said Court, this the 7th day of December,
W. J. MURPHY, Clerk of said Court.
)ocTUN 'LoW AN USETER
aE SLoW BOUT PAYII'
MAH BILLS BUTI AM
DONE STOPPEP PAID
LWtpht, 1921 by McCure Newmpaer yncsas bit
BIG CROWD AT
OF NEW THEATRE at
Brownie's Arcadia theatre opened
Thursday night of last week with a
capacity house. Those attending were
not disappointed in any way with
the theatre nor the picture.
The feature film of the evening was
entitled "Silver Wings," staring Mary
Carr and an all-star cast. There was
a world of sentiment and truth dis
played in this picture, and it would have h
been time well spent had every boy
and every mother been able to see it.
Aside from this feature fimhn there was
a comedy and special music for the
e Many were the expressions of sur
prise by those who had not visited the
theatre prior to its opening, and you
could hear on every hand the expres
d sion, "Why, I never dreamed of any
S think like this in Arcadia."
y. To say the least of it, Mr. Brownie
5, and his manager, Mr. Press are to be
e complimented for their faith in' our
S. town and for givin the people a
t picture house of this~ pe.
16 Mr. Brownie is a pioneer show man
h, and business man, and his dealings
with the people of Arcadia have been
P satisfactory in every respect, which has
won for him the confidence of every
r, one. He has a number of theatres
in Texas and Louisiana, and all bear
the reputation of being high class,
and worthy of the goodwill of the
SThe mnanagement of the local theatre
announces for next week, a week of
special productions including, "Lotna
Doone," "Heroes and Husbands," "A
Good Provider," "Wild Irish Rose,"
and others, besides good comedies and
news pictoral. In the near future the
of patrons will be offered among other
Sspecial features, "The Hound of the
b Baskerville's," one of Sir Arthur Conan
SDoyle's gripping detective storeies,
S"Star Dust," "Manslaughter," etc.
Liberty Before Theology.
N. Liberty and not theology Is the enthu
ih alosn of the present century. The
be very men who would once have been
ill conspicuous saints are now conspicuous
Le revolutionists; for while their heroism
. and disinterestedness are their own, I
1t he direction which these qualities
es, have taken Is determined by the pres
s23, ure of the age.-H. W. Lecky.
est Works Well Both Places.
It is said the Swiss yodel was In
vented centurles ago for the purpose of
callung cows into the stable, but the
fect that it would call people Into a
Chautauqua tent wasn't discovered un.
Stil a few years ago.
ion Carelessness and Poverty.
for. Childish, Imbecile carelessness Is
r enough to render any man poor, with
out the aid of a single positive vice.
it. Francis Waylnud.
PAY POLL TAX
IF YOU WANT TO
VOTE NEXT YEAR
\We have been asked by Tax Collec
tor Currie to remind everyone that the
time for payment of taxes will soon
be expired, and that it is necessary
in order to vote next year, that von
have your 1922 pol tax receipt.
There will no doubt de many im
portant matters to he decided at the
polls during 1923 and every citizen
should undoubtedly be prepared to go
to the polls and cast his ballot.
DON'T FORGET TO PAY YOUR
POILL TAX BEFORE JAN. 1st.
On January 6th, 1923, at 10:00 a. in.,
I will offer for sale to the highest
bidder, the farm known as the \Vilson
Murphy place, containing 200 acres,
80 acres under fence and in cultiva
tion. The place is situated on the
model road from Bienville to Ring
gold, about 2 1-2 miles from town of
Bienville. Terms of 1-3 or more cash,
balance in I and 2 years, with interest
at the rate of 8 per cent per annum.
W. JES. MURPHY,
December 11th, 1922.
Peouliar Old Coins.
Enm'nnd Issues coins called "an
gels" West India had one idcknamed
"dog" and the Scotch dubbed ont
Easy to Twist Meaning.
If you give me six lines written by
the hand of the most honest of men, I
will find something in them which will
M. E. PASTOR
PAYS US A VISIT
Rev. Ledbetter, pastor of the First
Methodist church, who has recenlty
i moved to Arcadia, called at the Demo
crat office this week and left the fol
lowing announcement for his Sunday
Sunday school at 9:45 a. m. Judge
e J. E. Reynolds, supt.
Preaching at 11:00 a. m., and 7:00
Subject 11:00 a. m.-"God's Master
piece," or "God's Making A Man."
7:00 p. m.--''"The Human Heart."
These are very interesting subjects
S and we are satisfied, Rev. Ledbetter
'will draw from each many facts that
s will be of special interest to his hear
' We were glad to meet the preacher,
e not the new preacher as he has been
called by many, but on the other hand
a preacher of years of experience.
o He has labored long in the cause of
a Christ, and has successfully filled the
pulpit in several North Louisiana
For a number of years he was pastor
e in Monroe, during which time his con
r gregation built an excellent church
e house, and he has had charge of sev
n eral other churches through this sec
We take this opportunity of welcom
ing Rev. Ledbetter and his daughter
to the best town in North Louisiana.
S Some AgeOld Superstilions.
n Many people would rather "dle'
5 than decorate any part of the house
U with peacocks' feathers, and to open
, an umbrella in the house is equally
i unlucky. Spilling salt is a real dia
* aster, and the only way to get rid of
the inevitable result is to fling a pinch
"to thie fairies" over the left shoulder.
In Anobent Form of Printing.
of Xylography was luvented by the nL
he dent Chinese, who carved the lettei,
a of the Chinese alphabet on blocks oi
n. wood, and thus nlotroduced a form ol
prlntfng. It came to Eurnpe durinL
the first quarter of the Fifteenth cit
tury, and In the Intervening centurle;
Is had reached a very high plane of skill.
- Read the Christmas ads appearing in
BUY WISELY FOR CHRISTMAS g
A gift that is appreciated more is one that not only
conveys a message of love, but one that serves
a useful purpose. At our store you will find scores of
articles that are not only very appropriate for giving, but
will make exceptionally sensible gifts. You can shop
here for any member of the family.
y" AS A SUGGESTION ý'(,
n,, \ q, qeir you Neck Ties, Earl & Wilson Shirts, "
Slats, Silk Hose, etc., for men, while for the ladies and !
'Wiildren numbers of items including Coats, Silk Hose, 4
Kimonos, Handkerchiefs, Bed Room Slippers, Oxfords.
In other words just a complete line of Ready-to-Wear,
Notions and Novelties.
A GOOD TIME TO BUY
TWe are receiving news of advances in various lines
daily, and now is a good time to buy not only your
Christmas goods, but everything that you will need for
the winter. Come in and get our prices.
THE ARCADIA FAIR
Ios. Dawidolf & Co. Props. - - Arcadia
We have plenty of highest grade Ammu
nition for your Christmas shooting and
then the best Stoves and Ranges made to
cook the game on. Our prices are right
on anything you need. Let us figure with
The PEOPLES HARDWARE CO.
r, ARCADIA, LOUISIANA
3 ARRESTED ON
Lee I-Harrsion, jitney driver; Geo.
Turner, occupation unknown, and J.
N. Bell, mechanic, were arrested here
Saturday night on a charge of the
illegal possession of whiskey. They
were arraigned before Mayor Bar
nette nad fined $100.00 and cost and
30 days each. Harrison paid his fine
and the jail sentenced was suspended.
Turner and Bell appealed their cases,
and. were released after making bond.
The men gave their residence as
Haynesville, and were arrested by city
L,. L. McDonald was arrested last
Thursday, on two warrants. One is
sued on September 4th, charging him
with exceeding the speed limit, and
another issued On November 5th,
charging him with disturbing the
peace. An additional charge of be
ing drunk was entered against Mc
Donald. He made bond and was re
-- -- O----
Exaggeration is a blood relative ti,
falsehood and nearly as blamable.-.
ON GOOD ROAD
The work of graveling the roads
has been progressing very rapidly re
cently. The Dixie-Overland highway
from Arcadia to the Lincoln parish
line has been graveled, and gravel is
being put on the north and south high
way on both sides of town.
The people of the parish are very
anxious to see this work completed,
as it has been a long drawn-out mat
ter. However, there is a great deal
more work to do, and it will probably
be summer before it is finished.
Improvement Always In Order.
Whatever Inmprovement we make In
ourselves, we are thereby sure to mell
orate our future condltion.-Paley.
Two of a Kind.
Don't waste your time arguing pol
itlcs or religion. The other fellow
knows you are in the wrong just as
well as you know he Is.-Indlanapolli