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THE COLFAXG CHRONICLE
Absorbed the GRANT PARISH DEMOCRAT May 1, 11N
A Democratic journal, devottd to Local and 6cnrval Newe, Literature, Scnce, igriculttur, 6tc.
VOL. XXXVII COLFAX, GRANT PARISH, LA., SATURDAY, JANUARY 11, 1913 NUMBER 11
You Can CLEAN UP SOME MONEY During Our CLEAN-UP SALE
Free Delivery by B Deliery by
Parcels Post Parcels Post
Out of town orders given prompt attenti re whti
prompt attention when [ attention wh eny
r o ySaturday, JANUARY Ilth
accompanied by money, NU rd - m Yne .h
and your order will be to y free be
Parcel Post AND LASTING ALL THROUGH JANUARY l Poet.
We Will Inaugurate One of the Biggest CUT PRICE SALES Ever Held in Colfax
Our prices will be cut so deep that the goods are bound to move. Not only will we cat the price of heavy winter but our entire stock will be put on sale at rrie that yo mart a
preciate until you examine our goods. This sale is for the sole purpose of reducing stock, disposing of our winter g ad swelling our bak aceunt. Note a few pries td at . ude:
SHOES SHOES 10c standard 44 muslin ........... ........c Children's dresses, l Bo' LADIES' SW EAERS
i t lbleached muslin . ..................... .. ·Sc 7e kind .......................... 6.0 .......................
ents an g me , tn o in . 4 unbleahed muslin .......................c $1. 0 kind 0 i .........n75 . .. .....k.....
value $400, only ........... Ready made sheets ....................... Ladies long sleeve aprons . . Bo.s' suits, pg EYYB
0,0. Iind .y.h. .t...............................I Ladies longteeve-aprons .I- I. rpi- .,i 41t I. ,,,, .. .l!  I'
$350 kind, 27 in m embroi ry ................27 70c kind. LO00 kind...........................
3. ind, $...... .. ..kid All $10 . k in nk . I  d kik d .
$2. M0d vp Na $k.L kid . .k
S SS.OO kind, LMen'sI- tt .............. . $10C OT.00 nit u se............... . . ................ COA S.................. .a....--
$20 k ........ ..................0 kind,.... $.. su- case S i ", . .y l...........$....................$1 I5S O'.....
only iS NA lahm.. ................... .... . anS All leather i m7 i t cases, Vl.25I We:7kr
S1.Womn' kid slippers, j .t . Men's  . l.20 valu.e 00, only . ..............5 . I kin 12 d........ :k................. $.! 0 . ind ....................................
oI l, ............ I.. . ..... I;I/// / I · , I ý ýs I......... ...... ......... ..i
Women's kid slippers just Men's pts, MEN'S CLOTHING ..
for house wear, $ .Z kind .... ...L50 kind.. . ......... Se.S I k d: o ..: .............0 _i nd» .......... 4 _.I
value 1 .26, onl ......y . Muslin petticoats, I ...... Ladies' wel and ik mik
Abbg lot men's heavy work $1.26 kind .... $12.60 suite.. .9 $1000 kind......... s lead t afa, Ta ec, t »..
b shoes, value $7, only.. Muslinpetticoats, se oats7 i
$2.0 hats . . white, blue a 1 Missescot' osts, 5Lad red sd feltadip
2.oo hats ................................... p . hose . ................... .......... I ........................... .. 0 kind. ........................ vam.... .s $.'
$I1 hasb .....................................$1.26 kind m ! ' ,'-........00 kind. $1.76 kd.. . . . .a...... Pe
YOU WILL MISS THE OPPORTUNITY OF A LIFE TIME IF YOU FAIL TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THESE TREMENDOUS BkA INNS
Do Not be Misled by Our Competitors, but Come and be Your Own Judge SaleBegini
Sale Begins
Jan. 11 : Jana& 11
and will continue th r'U
through the en- OP 'S CASH STOR
S ire month. Railroad Avenue w. B. STIOTHER, Manager COlfax, Louti  ua s 8,.ti.:8
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Ocdal Proeeedings of the May and
Board of Aldermen of the
Town of Colfax.
Colfax, La., Jan. 7, 1918.
The Mayor and Board of Aldermen,
of the town of Colfax, met this day in
regular session with J. Q. Long, Mayor
protem, presiding. Present, Aldermen
W. A. Brownlee, F. B. Cole and G. H.
McKnight. Absent, Alderman J. E.
Swafford.
The minutes of the regular sessions
of Oct. 1, and Nov. 7, 1912, were read
and approved.
The resignation of R. R. Jeter as
Mayor was tendered, and on motion of
W. A. Brownlee, seconded by F. B.
Cole, the same was accepted.
The following claims were approved:
Big Pine Lbr. Co., lumber .........$114 86
S.W. Johnston, Dep. Mar........ 36 00
Union Mere. Co., nails.............. 1 90
W ill Reuben, laborer................. 50
John Miles, laborer .................... 2 00
Levi Gates, laborer.................... 4 6
W. A. Hatcher, laborer ............ 0
Josh Boyd, laborer.................... 75
John Jones, laborer .................. 1 90
S. T. Williams, brickwork......... 20 30
Wm. McCoy, hauling 1 cow........ 50
Jno. Randolph, laborer .............6 50
Ammons Anthony, laborer........ 8 50
E. H. Hosher, hanling lbr 1 56
J. H. Brister, feedingprsr......... 1 25
Colfax Brick Co., bricks ...... 19 65
Colfax Chronicle, printing......... 6 00
Bank of Colfax. box rent ........ 7 00
H. M. Brennan, bal. salary...... 8 00
Mr. W. b. Irwin, town scavenger
submitted his report for September
showing that he had collected the sum
of $40 for his services. and that be had
retained the same. The report was ac
cepted and the treasurer instructed to
pay him $36 balance due him.
The Marshal reported taxes collect
ed amounting to $1153.38, and fines
$31.50. He exhibiteddeposit slips show
ing same had been deposited in the
Bank of Colfax to the credit of the
town. The report was accepted and
the settlement approved.
The treasurer was authorized to is
sue a voucher to the Bank of Colfar in
tlement of a note due said bank by
towL.
The following ordinance and resolu
tion of the Mayor and Board of Alder
men, of the town of Colfax, Grant par
ish, Louisiana, was offered by Alder
man Brownlee, and seconded by Alder
man Cole, and on being put to a vote
all members present voted in favor
thereof and the same was unanimously
carried, by sections and as a whole, to
wit:
*'Be it ordained by the Mayor and
Board of Aldermen, of the town of Col
fax, Grant parish, Louisiana, in regular
session convened.
Section 1.-That by virtue of the an
thority vested in us by the Constitu
tion and laws of the State of Louisiana,
and especially of Act 112 of the Acts of
the General Assembly of the State of
Louisiana for the year 1912. We do
hereby order order an election by the
qualified voters, resident of, and entit
led to vote in the municipal election of
the town of Colfax, for the following
oficer to-wit: Mayor of the Town of
Colfax, and we do order in accordance
with said Act, and the municipal adop
tion thereof, and of Article 206 of the
Constitution of the State of Louisiona,
adopted in the year 1898, that thq said
election shall be held on Tuesday, Feb
ruary 18, 1913.
Section 2.-Be it further ordained,
etc., that the said election shall be con
ducted and held under the general elec
tion laws of the State of Louisiana, and
that the following: A. W. Lewis, J.
M. Dufllho, D. M. McKnight, comission
era, and Joel M. Durham, clerk, are
hereby aspointed to hold the said muni
cipal election, and that there be and is
conferred on them, all the authority
granted by law in the discharge of their
duties as such.
Section 3.-Be it further ordained,
etc., that this ordinance, resolution and
proclamation of election, for which the
ordinance is hereby declared to be, shall
be published in the Colfax Chronicle,
the official Journal of the town of Col
fax, for a period of thirty full days.
Section 4.-Be it further ordained,
etc., that all ordinances, or parts of
ordinances in conflict with, or contrary
to any of the provisions of the ordi
nance, be and the same is hereby re
peah !d.
J. Q. LONG,
Mayor protem.
G. H. McKNIGHT,
Secretary.
There being no further business the
meeting adjourned.
J. Q. LONG,
Mayor protein.
G. I. McKNIGHT,
Secretary.
Nobody Spared
Kidney 'Trobles Attack Colfax Me
sad Women, OMl and young.
Kidney iris seise young and old.
Often cot. ie with little worning.
Children s. Iffer in their early years
Can't coanti ol the kidney secretions.
Girls are languid, nervous, suffer
pain.
Women worry, can't do daily work.
Men have la mae and aching backs.
If you have any form of kidney ills
You must reach the cause-the kid
neys.
Doan's Kidaey Pills are for weak
kidneys-
The following testimony proves their
worth:
A. F. Williams, 615 Fulton St, Alex
andria, La., says: 'I used Doan's Kid
ney Pills for trouble with my back and
kidneys and am glad t ) say that the re
sults were very satisf: >ctory. I was in
bad shape with my pac. t and this reme
dy fixed me up. I have been well ever
since. "
For sale by all dealers. Price 60 eta
Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo;.New York,
sole agents for the United St tes.
Remember the name-Doan 's-and
take no other.-Adv.
Pay Your suscri es.
The Dem.swrat Fares of Great
Parish Made Fiae Sowiag.
The official publication of the
demonstration work in Grant
parish gives this perish a fine
showing. There were 68 cotton
demonstrators, cultivating 790
acres, 98 corn demonstrators, ul
tivating 574 acres. Almost with
out exception they reported in
creased yields by the demonstra
tion plans, the average yield in
cotton being 1092 pounds of seed
cotton per acre, and the average
yield in corn being 44h bushels
per acre. This is double the
yield obtained by our farmers
under the old methods.
Some of the best yields in cot
ton are as follows:
G. D. Smith of Verda, La., pro
duced on two acres, 1,500 pounds
seed cotton per acre.
L. B. Wood, Verda, La., pro
duced on one acre, 1,400 pounds
seed cotton per acre.
R. M. Dunn, Montgomery, La.,
produced on fifty acres, 1,400 Ibs
seed cotton per acre.
0. Q. Neal, Montgomery, I.,
produced on five acres, 1,800 lbs.
seed cotton per acre.
Martin Estes, Pollock, produce
ed on 3 acres, 1,338 pounds seed
cotton per acre.
G. W. Futrell, Colfax, produe
ed on 5 acres, 1,700 pounds seed
cotton per acre.
R. M. C. Duncan, Colfax, pro
duced on 50 acres, 1,590 pounds
seed cQtton per acre.
J. N. Fletcher, Aloha, product
ed on 10 acres, 1,650 pounds seed
cotton per ac.
Some of the bet yields in
C. C. Wilson, Montgomery,
produced on two aces, 75 bhels
per acre.
W. P. Ayres, Stay, produced
on 2 acres, 75 bushels per acre,
C. W. Payne, Montgmonery,
produced on one acre, 78 bushes
per acre.
F. A. Bankston, Georgetown,
produced on 6 acres, 67 bushels
per acre.
R M. C. Duncan, Colfax, pre
duced on 11 acres, 75 bushels per
acre.
DE. H. Hosmer, Colfa, produe
ed on 8 acres, 66 bushels per
acre.
J. W. Dean, Montgomery, pro
duced on 8 acres, 61 bushels per
acre.
J. W. Dyson, Montgomery,
produced on 60 acres, 61 bushels
per acre.
Tw.etyrw MIvhn for G.* neds
A bil was introdueed in Con
gree on Jan. 7 by Senator Swan
son for an appropriation of $M,
000,000)o aid the States in build
ing good roads.
Mr. Swan*'s bill contem
plates the apportionment of the
proposed appropriation among
the States, according to popula
tion and mileage of post roads.
It is provided in every instance
the States shdi pay one-half the
cost of construction but after the
completion of any gowernmeat
road the national authorities are
to withdraw frem all suprvislm.
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