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We Have a Big New
SStock of he Following: -
Van Camp Assortment $
P'eas Pickled Beets
Park and [baIus t'oncentrated Soups
Sanuer Kraut Spe ,hetti, Itaiian Stvle
Hominy `agar Corn
P'umpkin ('rea n
BIoast lbeef Corn
Vienna Sausage I'Potted 1Iam
Sardines in (Oil Sardines in Mustard
Cherries Preserved l'each
Preserved Aupricots ., armel ade
Pickles, sweet or snr, Pepper Sauce, Catsup, Olives, Mustard, W
Gumho Fela, Olive ()il, Mistlet',e Brand Bacon, ,Mistletoe
Brand lails, Salt Shoulder, Smoked Bacon.
The Planters' Grocery $
MAAL, AA ,,.,' , 4,, , , At a , ,4. A , , .4 .a
XYOU SHOULD NOT BE WITHOUT IT
* The rates for Telephone Service of the Cumberland Telephone -
* and Telelra'l h Company, are so reasonable that every one can afford
o to place a telephone in their place of business . and residence. You 0
o are in colmmrinlication with all cur friends and relatives in the city,
* as well as outside places, andl our LTon; Distance Service enables you a
to comrmunicate with every city aind town of importance, in the United
o States, at most ieasonable rates. Information will be furnished by C
* calliIn the manayer.
O Cumberland Telephone & Telegraph Company, -
m~e0e O00 OOOO*S000@ee 0® 0 9 0000 * O@eeseo .e..O.O OOOOO
We are still in the WELL DRILLING BUSI
NESS, We will continue to carry at our ware
house and yards in Welsh, La., a full line of j
$ LAYNE PATENT PUMPS, steel pits, pump
$ parts, and repairs and a full supply of all size
Layne Patent Wire and Shutter Screens and
well casing. You know our class of materials
and drillers. You know that we make all of our
LET US BID ON YOUR WORK
Our unlimited resources place us in a position to
give you prompt service at the right prices. It
will pay you to investigate the Layne Shutter
Screen which is recognized as the biggest and
best water getter in the world, made in sizes
of from 13 up tp to 24 inches in diameter.
LAYNE & BOWLER CO.,
S. O. SCOGGINS, MANAGER
P. S -If our Mr. Soggmns shoijld be out of town when
you call, lay your well proposition before Mr John Armstrong
of the Armstrong Machine and Well Works Co., Welsh, La.
, . .I I m
S off NS, S. W. S. W.
quarter, 21;9.s in Welsh
Oil Field. flake an offer
Jas. E. Smith, , Wash.
WARD ONE VOTE ADVANCES
Explodes Jennings Center of Poph!a
tion Theory, by Submitting
Facts to Contrary.
T h'L. rt,;' :?, ,:+., t),'l. nth, '' .
('o the \htet \ l'"; f ,jeferlsun 1)n v
I have Seei thte elatil, ,"Jentntin2
the t'(nltTr of !)pupllv bati"li ' so ninIy'
tiou 's I '.. iiuld'l if thf e(i'o)r , tii .
N(or, MsI'. \'ioti, as there are so)
malltly claims abuetl lopul ation, alind
so few agree, let \'/tl and I use our
'rains, ndil eyes, and take a little
census of ouor own.
In the iMrst Iiace Bothl Jeniiiu.s and
W\elh walt the couLrt louse and encl
wants our viotes. IEah hat s a site
selected tio iuild it ulpon. The .den
ninils site is v ithin one hL.ck iof the
east line of sectioi 34, township ý
solth, rainge : wes.t, ai:d nealr the
southleast iicnller of the section. The
Welsh site is one block less than one
fourth of a mile east of the west line
of section ;I). towuhlilp 9, range 4"
practicallv 10 miile a part. Now we
will draw a line north and south
acros i the parish, half way from
one site to the other. Now all east of
that line are nearer to Jeunings and
all west are nearer \Velsh.
Now let its turn to the registration
list (the .ne I am worlking from says
the list varies ait few votes from the
one made ut) by Mr. Gossett, but the
total is practically the same) and he
gin with Ward one and tindl where the
folks live. P'recinct one in W arVd ione
goes Ione mile west of the half-way
line, 8$ sections in the strip, but will
rive it to Lake Arthur. Now we will
make two lists, one east and one west
of the half-wav line. In Wards three
and four we have had to estimate just
where they live, as Ward three has 12
sections west of the line, and Ward
four about 18 sections west of the line.
Helow we give the lists:
t.\ST1 O,' HALF-WAY LINE
Ward Itreeinet RIegi;ster
1 Lake Arthur .... .............. 3:I
2 Jennings ...... ...............5410
3 1tavlmon, east of line .........102
4 Elton, east of line..... ........ 185
T otal ..... ..... ............. 1109
WEST OF' 11ALF-WAY LINI1
I Thornwell ................... 20
3 1iaymond ................... . 34
4 EIlton ....................... 20
5 LeBleu .......... .. ........... . 72
5 Edna ..... ..... ... ......... 33
(i W elsh .. ...... .............27'3
6i Roanoke........... ......... (il
7 Ardoin ....................... 45
7 T odd ........... ............... 41i
7 Mouton........................ 42
8 Woodlawn ................... 103In
9 Thompso: and T(ipsy......... 2
Total ..................... 909
We find the total registration is
20T8, and east of a half-way line we
find I169 registered, and west of the
line we find 909 registered. Taking
the west 909 from the east IT19 leaves
.2(10 more voters east of a half-way
line between Welsh and Jennings than
it does west. Now Mr. Voter, take
the 260, the Jennings side majority,
and see what part of the 2078 it is,
You will find it is just one-eignth.
Now to sum it all up we have found,
Mr. Voter, that one.eighth of the
population of this parish live nearer
Jennings than Welsh.
ThIe Jennings paper will tell you we
have not counted the unregistered.
We have not counted them on. the
west side either. They may tell you
they have colored people "galore."
So have we. There ai'e 10 families of
colored people in Thornwell pIrecinct
to 20 registered whites. But say Mr.
Voter one-eighth majority don't look
much like "center of population, does
Now Brother Voter, 1 rather think
I'll vote for Welsh.
First its near the center of the
Parish. 2nd, it's not much farther
from "center of population" than
Jennings. The census you and I have
taken is based on facts, It is not
two years old, nor some towns own
estimate of her population, or some
newspaper estimate, but from the
registration list made up this season.
Third, it is not fair, nor just, nor
econemical to slace a parish seat on
one side of the parish and add to the
mileage of thile majority of the people.
Fourth, there is no question but the
western part of the parish will soon
be settled much more densely than kt I
present, making Welsh the center of
population as well as the center of the
Now I think the proper thing for us
to do is to lay aside this Jennings and I
Welsh idea and take up the idea of
theparish as a whole, Wshat is best
for it as a whole? Not Jeimlnils'
honor, nor Weish's g]lory. We c
should want it .all to develope and I
proser; not just one end of it. Now c
some of us may have to vote for it a
little farther from home, at one town
or the other, but if we locate the
parish seat in the center we won't any
of us be far from it, and we can fee
that we done the fair and just iblog
Wishion each of you success Io
life, and a clear consielence, we re
main yours for one of the best
parishes in the state,
F. E. NATESTINIE.
Iodel Grccery r
'The Pure Food Store"
Pearl Hominy and Grits
Quaker Rolled Oats
Yellow Corn Meal
Ferndell Pastry Flour
Fresh Cakes and Crackers'
Koo Koo Syrup
Golden Glory Syrup
Red Kidney Beans
Snow Drift Lard
Fresh Fruit and
Rocky Ford Cantaloupes,
Monthly Report of Civic League.
(Continued from page one;
Rice Belt Journal during the past
Entertalinment eommittee reported
that 500 Lecture Course tickets had
been printed and would b~ ready for
distribution the coining week.
Moved and seconded that reports be
accelpteTh Motion carried.
Balance Sept. 7........ $161.25
Received Sept 18,
Mlembershin dues... .50
Clean-up committee.. .00
/Expens .............. 3.85
Clean-up............. 18.50 36.60
Balance Oct. 5, I912.... 125.7b
Moved and seconded that treasurer's
report be accepted. Motion carried.
Moved and seconded that the bills
presented by Mrs. Godfrey be allowed.
Committee on amendment reported
as follows: Amendment to Article
VI.--The regular meetings of the
Civic League shall be at 3 o'clock p.
m. the first Friday of each month, In
stead of the first Saturday as stated
in Article VII.
Committee: Dora E. Gibson, chair.
man; Alburta Chapman; Cora Lou
Moved and seconded that amend.
meut be adopted. Motion Carried.
Moved and seconded that as Mr. H.
A. Davidson refuses to have the trash
removed from behind the implement
store, the League, rather than look at
same 365 days in the year, would have
it removed at their expense. Motion
Moved and seconded that Mrs.
Godfrey see Mr. Boliong and
flnd out If he would have the Beeler
property cleaned. If not, would he
bear half the expense of having same
cleaned, the league disposing of the I
waste on the property to pay the
other bhalf. Moved san seconded that
Auditorium committee be allowed to
fence their trees. Motion carried.
Motion to adjourn.
Nettle E. Willard, Pres.
Cora Lou Martlin, Sec.
New Rice Bran and Pol
ish at Jones Bros.
' Jennings Advocate's Rreasoning at
(('u)litibu dll fl'.ron d l ' o)Ir I
t I . 3('ll 1':1. N I t ); 'I1 \'' t+ or a , ,
1 '·: (iit :ona le m an tonel(' >tl ," Ii:,a :.'~ ,
that it wouild save the l par-i, I t',::
atl ()ou t, or' an thiu' ii ie it? .V,
notll t eth c.tiDrt. u ;i( I, . , Irt . c )
at the endl of the t1nii ti lars, ;,i' i,, "
it, n t itn a l )ro': i tl)i it c' ' -t
mut,Ch tlt a1 , to I,' ild it ,:Uti,,: ,
tt" l i C ii t( r that , o"ii l ,t a
savl' :;,0i , it il-t i,.Id f t. l,
lvtrv e' tt, vl lt thi' t Wt ;ii i , ,,- t:
l ( ti il ai ti O 0i0 th'i a , ,',;l ti , \ -
ilin t, thtis lt ear, t h ui 1 ,ipt,'- ,;t . .,. ,
nldt incti f V lienl t it' l t l hisic,-, \tl l ,
1:1(1 to H1d0i the wal(t Lxi,
Samlu' cost next Star's
At;'ain yo( u tii-c llU (!llitt I ,r 1 , :, .
( U '.tiotn (Io -ecti li' _ t- :.t: :t .
works. .\ e , )oi ia ll+r, ili . :"I, It
that the W elsh choit i,:.. i l
.sanitar ' (' Jlvenin ;t 1'( (t:q ir"` i ),"
I state board of health, iuc .!.t <: ' til.
tary toilets. adenuet -ewerat ,. ii,l,
ing fountains, and :iateir ::; :
evert' I'0(1ill. Whe'r1e such is' ret', inl- t1, a
well as exce.leit fGre prou'tert(,uli. at
that the cost of maintaint ,'2 t,' .:(;,,"
is far' Itss that the '(, for ,i:iia
servitce in Jennings. Aind furth r thou
xwheni the co rthioiuse? hall t 1,,': tt.:
in W elsh it will be withinx a hal ,i " t ;,
of a il0 foot water tower thaI :ta '
quent to SUJlily tall tlhe 'vate( th:1t ii
be needed in the nex::t "5 ears?:' .\,i
that the 'ourtlhott e x11 ihe 'll :i
with the necessary watt'r, w:e',i e
and lights at as litUi ext.:,- iL ,
Welsh as the samne cou:,ld I d.,oe in
All is not gold that ,litte.r ' r.
Morton and you may he lpueriy
sure that, after having spent sixteen
year's ightingi for parish division wit ll1
the expectation of I retting the lcourt
house, anid after havitrg speniit ailpprox
imiatelyv $20.0(10. OJ in the last luriniiar
and as much more in the one tO) OCtI'ur
on the 22nd, anythinug the parish re
ceives from Jennings it will pay for.
TO LAND B
All my other interests heinr~ in the
North, I wish to dispose of all the
following tracts of land in J Tlerson
Davis Parish. Will sell for any
reasonable cash pavnment an md give
time on balance at b pe'r cent.
The North Half of the Southwest
Quarter of Section il-8.3, containinj.
67.7 acres, about six miles north of
I oanoke, fenced and on Grand Canal,
just south of Tom McGuires farm, no
buildings, $20.00 per acre.
The Southwest Quarter of Sectiion
iti 8-4, being 165.91l acrees of choice
rice land, about 5 1-2 miles north of
ItHonoke, on Grand ('anal, all fenced,
no buildings. $25.00 per acre. Noth
The East Half of Section 23-8-4,
about seven miles due north of Roan
oke, containing 322.86 acres of extra
fine land, nearly all wild, mostly new
fences. PriceS$,0e V
Also the Southil
tion 2t and theN
Section 27-8.5, aboui
west of Welsh and
about 346 acres, di
hban and granery
it:e finest 10 inch
pa rish, with engine
public roads and a
farm, just ready to
X30.00 per acre;
is removed. llaigi
in exchange a.
Glad to answer
to any one meani
to Richhart &
La., Charles Carri
Welsh, La., or
C:loud, Decatur, iIL
.. .. ..........:..:J. W. BUCKINGHiAM, Prop.
Located One Block North of S. P.
IS PREPARED TO
OR MAKE NEW P
for anything in 'the line of machinery, from a,
TO AN AUTOMOBILE.
If you have anything in the way of G
or other machinery that is in need of repair,`
LET US FIX IT.
The Lake Charles Busine.
Is Offering to the Publiec
Courses in Bookkeepinr
that are not to be excelled. T E
tems used are the shortest, thus e
one to complete in a very shor1
Positions are sure when you are
tent. Write for free catalogue dw
ing the courses.
Lake Cghfles, La. L Y
PoPu ation D gt
'4'. lilr \terfd to
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(~r ar utf
1., ~ t « ir . P'iter u t 6`
` . jI" '' wlat `bi
I."ý to thot noi
I -~lii at'J r~u
I.;;;1r of .1ruh oe
here will b
\Yekt~lr the Winoe?
det thre rood tthe
the 2~nd day of si J
Slod Vterm ol Jtn
satili ýl"here the cu.
t it eS, "Wels ho