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II. (). GOODWYN.............Managing Editor
A. N. G0OODWYN.... ............A.....sistant
5uba4rioton 51.00. ia advames.
( li IalI t rgan of Grant Parish School
L(manl and Town of Colfax.
Oicial Journal of Grant Parish.
SATURDAY, NOV. 16, 1912.
The Timber Workers are Neither Moa
ster nor Martyrs.
The late trial at Lake Charles,
La., of Timber Workers, for the
Graybow riot, in which four men
were killed,' four dangerously
wounded, and others slightly
wounded, has resulted in the ac
quital of some of the accused,
and the others will probably be
This is usually the case, when
ever a number persons engage in
a riot where men are killed. It
was so in the Colfax riot, and in
the fight in New Orleans on the
14th of September, 1874; also in
the "Holy Joe Brooks-Baxter
War," at Little Rock, and in the
Greenlaw Operi House riot, at
Memphis. It seems to be almost
impossible to convict men of mur
der, whenever killings occur in
assemblies where men's passions
become aroused over public is
sues. Unless the killing is high
handed and most outrageous,
something like the Virginia moun
tain outlaws, who wiped out of
existence an entire court in the
temple of justice, there are us
ually mitigating circumstances
or impeding obstructions that
render the conviction of the
rioters at the hands of a jury al
most impossible. A riot seems
to take on very much the aspect
of a "revolution" in most cases,
and the rule in a revolution is,
that men are regarded either as
patriots or as traitors, according
to the measure of success or the
defeat with which they may meet
in their efforts to combat exist
In all civilized countries, how
ever, whenever the majesty of
the law is overridden, a rigid in
vestigation of acts of violence is
demanded. This is especially
true in the United States, where
strict observance of the law is
inground in the minds of all citi
zens, and a fair and impartial
trial of every man, be he great or
small, is demanded by the peo
ple. It is one thing to stand
charged before the courts, and
quite another to be convicted by
a jury. Many innocent men have
to suffer imprisonment and inves
tigation before the courts in or
der t9 ferret out and punish the
guilty, but it cannot be avoided
as long as guilty men will try to
hide themselves in the multitude.
However, this is not exactly
the comment we started out to
make. There is a great disposi
tion in some quarters to make
martyrs out of the Timber Work
ers for their imprisonment and
trial for precipitating the Gray
bow riot. As a whole they were
neither martyrs nor monsters.
Nothing less than an investiga
tion of the circumstances by the
court was to be expected. No
sane man eber thought the whole
crowd were criminals, but of the
fact that somebody was guilty of
action that led to murder there
can be no doubt, and 'it became
the duty of the court to investi
gate the matter thoroughly. This
has been done and nothing more.
While in prison, A. L. Emerson
president of the Timber Workers'
Brotherhood, published a card in
the papers, stating that Sheriff
Reid was giving himself and his
associates all the comforts and
privileges that it was in his pow
er to grant, and that no unpleas
ant features occurred during their
imprisonment except such as
were unavoidable under the cir
cumstances. As accused men'
they were subject to the same re
straint as any others would have
received charged with violations
of the law. All sensational stor
ies to the contrary are an unjust
reflection to the community and
officers of court charged with the
administration of justice.
Mere Potatoes and Bigger Potatoes.
Mr. R. M. C. Duncan brought the
Chronicle on last Monday seven Dooley
Yam sweet potatoes that filled a half
bushel measure. - Two of the potatoes
weighed 5 pounds each, three of them
weighed 131 pounds, and the entire
seven potatoes weighed 31 pounds.
Mr. Duncan got 341 bushels of mer
chantable potatoes from one measured
acre, besides fully 80 bushels of culled
potatoes, under size and cut in digging.
Also he dug and grabbled five or six
bushels of eating potatoes from this
same acre before he was ready to gath
er them. He had in all about three
acres in sweet potatoes, and thinks he
would have made 400 or 500 bushels to
the acre if the season had not been so
I. G. Mahan, 1921 12th St., Fort
Smith, Ark., says: "I cannot say too
mucn in favor of Foley Kidney Pills.
I had kidney trouble with a pain in my
back that hurt so sometimes I had to
go sit dowP. When 1 started taking
Foley Kidney Pills I was bent over.
But now I can work every day, the
pain is gone and I feel fine." J. W.
Duncan Ca., Ltd.--Adv.
Turkish Power in Europe OvertLhrew.
The world has been surprised
to see the power of the Ottoman
Empire in Europe virtually over
thrown in thirty days by a few
supposedly weak and powerless
countries that it has domineered
over for five hundred years.
The armies of Montenegro,
Servia, Bulgaria, Romania and
Greece, were all thrown into the
field within the space of about
one week. These countries ex
hibited the wonderful maneuver
of each declaring war and put
ting an army in fighting trim in
side of the territory of the sleep
ing Turk, and before he knew
what was going on had attacked
and captured ten or twelve of his
fortified cities and strongholds,
and had his soldiers defeated and
panic stricken with fear of their
The Turkish forces are now
reported as concentrated in a
small territory surrounding Con
stantinople, and the Sublime Por
te is calling on the nations of
Europe to intervene and save
hire from being driven across the
He Was Not to be Beaten.
Our old friend, J. W. Wyatt, of Black
Creek, was in Colfax yesterday morn
ing with a load of pine woods potatoes
for sale, and we showed him some of
Mr. R. M. C. Duncan's big potatoes.
Not to be out done by a river bottom
farmer, he reached under his wagon
seat and pulled out two big potatoes
which he presented to the editor with
his compliments. We laid :hem by Mr.
Duncan's two biggest 5-pound potatoes
and they all sized up pretty well to
There is a great plague and pest this
season of "'plant lice" on turnips, and
in many places in Louisiana we see by
3 the papers they have destroyed the en
I tire crop. This louse is known by, the
technical name of "aphis," and it it is
said to be easily destroyed by two or
three sprayings during the season. We
' print elsewhere in this issue of the
3 Chronicle a preparation given by Bro.
Chevis, of the Country Review, which
is recommended as an effective and
1 POINTED PARAGRAPHS
3 It's never too early to mend, e:ther.
Many a blonde has a light head and
- a heavy heart.
J Still, you don't have to smoke the
cigars people give you.
3 It is seldom difficult'for a matchless
f beauty to make a match.
We are aH entitled to something in
3 this world, if it's only a lemon.
A man always has well trained chL
dren-if his wife attends to it,
1 Instead of laughing at the mistakes
of others, try to profit by your own.
1 If a book bores you it's an easy mat
[ ter to shut it up-but it's different
with a human bore.
A man's wife is always willing to
-agree with him-when he declares he
has the best wife in the world.
r Perhaps the time may come when a
g vast' army will strike in the midst of
a great battle for more pay and short.
When a man begins by saying, "Of
course it is none of my business, but
-" you may as well stand aside and
B let him butt in.
A girl thinks a young man who
spends his money freely is the whole
I thing-but if she marries him and
e finds he has spent it all she change
her mind.--Chicago News.
FACTS WORTH KNOWING.
e An egg contains 14 per cent. of al
SCapital punishment by electricity
a was adopted'i New York in 1889.
In France and Algeria, Greenwleh
time has been adopted since March
of last year.
d Sovereigns were first coined in the
reign of Henry I., but they were then
Sworth 22 shillings.
S In the forest of Fontainebleau,
e Prance, nearly 8,000 ripers were
killed in the course of one year.
o Belgium is the most densely pops
o lated nation in the world, with an
average of 636 inhabitants to the
o Oxygen constitutes one-third of the
solid earth, nine-tenths of water, and
Sone-fifth of the atmosphere, and is the
Smost abundant of all substances.
Complete census returns for New
foundland last year show that the
population was 242,000 persons, an in
crease of ten per cent. in the last ten
Some Closing Out
We-must have the cash to meet our obligations, and necessarily must offer
inducements to the public to stimulate business and get the needed cash.
FOR THE NEXT TWENTY DAYS
we will offer some astonishing prices in
Men's and Boys' Suits and Pants, Men's Shirts and
Sweaters, and Ladies' Dress Skirts
These articles and many others will be put on a
and closed ont. They must be sold. Note what this means. They will be
sold regardless of cost to us. Come and see this
bargain counter at once
Our line of Ladies' Dress Suits, Sweaters, Under
wear, etc., is complete
SEE THEM BEFORE BUYING o
Our stock of staple goods of all kinds is being sold
at very close prices.
We are headquarters. for Fresh Groceries, Flour,
Meal. and all kinds of Feed Stuff.
J. W. Duncan Co., Lt
TELEPHONE NO. 4 -
Railroad. Avenue Colfax, Lui""ia
The End of the Confereans Year.
The Louisiana Annual Confernee I
will convene on Dec. 11, and all busi
ness for the conference year should be -
closed up by Dec. 7, at the very latest.
Colfax was about one-third short of
meeting all its asesments a few days
ago, and there now remains but three
weeks in which the shortage for 1912
is to be made good. All persons intend
ing no pay Bro. Cirgill arutldng on
quqrterage, on the conferense claims,
missions, or any other purpose, should
hand it in at once.
Mr. H. C. Miller, of Simms, and Mr.
Win. Hazel, of Garnett, were callers at
the,Chronicle office on Tuesday. They
say they have made "some, potatoes,"
which they are digging, notwithstand
ing the continued drouth, and will tell
us about them later along.
Mr. A. M. LeSage and family have
moved into the Craighead house, near
the Big Pine commissiary. Mrs~Craig
head and daughter have moved to Okla
homa to reside.
"There could be no better medicine
than Chamberlain's Cough Remedy.
My children were all sick with whoop
ing cough. One of, them was in bed,
had a high fever and was coughing up
blood. Our doctor gave them Chamber
lains Cough Remedy and the first dose
eased them, and three bottles cured
them," says Mrs. R. A. Donalboe, of|
Lexington, Miss. For sale by all deal
ers.-Adv. , 4
SWEEPING REDUCTIONS in Prices .Until an. 1st
On New and Second-Hand Pianos and Organs at the.
'PETERS' Music House
Opera House Buildiln .AEXANDRIA, LA.
Steinwa7y PIANOS PopularPe
nJ Knabe W orIfl 'r PiaoM
Apolloe. Player Planc, Graewald P7layerP Piao, ip. Organs, Parlor Orgss
Second-Hand Pianos from $100 Up, on ai sy Tem
awo to Siae P-R mon sDcoAnR. ran m(3aN3.
Vktioe d Msl Pbobograp# na aEoris, Magisal IIaSei YIas. fihlt tUiLýbPl U
Cottonseed halls and.beal at J. W.
Dunean Co., Ltd.-Adv.
Syrup cans t" J. W. Dbmsale., Ltd
In the mattpr e of Clints Meresale
No. 81 in ankrrptey.
In the United States ou rt for
the Western District of Lolat ana.
ter, I will ofer faor salat e i
fnot door of the coeut he e
town of Colfux, La. at , o'dock, nael,
SATURDAY, Dec. i 191,
toe followin real estate of said beak.
The msoth half of the northeast gmar
ter, the north half of the seuatheet
quarter, and southwest quarter of the
southeast qurtr of section 21 town
ship nort, rage 2 east, La. Ieridian.
Terms of sale, cash for not lss than
three-fourths of its appraised value.
H. I, BRENNAN,
lAi Aners costas.
*Two sheared goats, male and ftmai
Angras, left a place at Sims aout
November L Wil pay a rewaid of $
for their return to me.
n6lB 2t H. C. MILLELR."
Noetie to Trepsseura
Notice is hereby giveP to hunters and
all trespsers to keep off the Bmm
notice will be pr c ted to the full wa
teat of the law. ,
This November 7, 1912.
id W. J. VINSON.
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