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Building a Home the Big Thing in Lite.
We are living in the greatest age in the world's history. More gre "t discoveries in science asd invention have been brought to light %witlin the past one hundred years than all down the centuries, as far as we have any record. People have watched acorns fall to the ground for ages, but it took at Sir Isaac Newton in the sixteenth century to discover the law of Gravitation, which not only accounts for the acorns falling, but this same law keeps the galaxy of worlds and planets in their Sespective orbits aild is the invisible chord that holds the whole un.' ers etogether. Electricity has been manifost in the world since the first thunder storm in the Garden of Eden, but it took a Franklin, a Morse, a hell and an Edison to discover the law governing electricity and harness this gloat power and mak3 It Indi4pensible to modern t,vlllzatlon. The birds and fowls of the air have been flitting hither and thitler for all time, yet it took the Wirght brothers to perfect a machine to enable man to rival the birds in the air flights and to haluve dominion over the limitless dome which swings in spate above us. Marconi comes along and discovers the law that makes wireless teletaphy possible and so perfected this great achievement where by a message can be flung into space and the same caught up by all stations in tune with the sending sttalon. Thorugh the growth of the telephone we can talk across the continent and Edison has not oonly given the world the electric light and power but the talk. lug machine whereby the human voice can be preserved and re produced indelinitely. But with all these marvelous inventions and discoveries which have proven a blessing to the world, the building of a home is the grehtest acldovement yet. There Is a great deal of difference be tween a HOUSE mid a HOME. Yea, as much difference as there is betweent a prosperous town and a "dead~" place in which people exist. You can buy ai house but you cannot buy a home-there are to many elements of character that go in the making of a real home. No one desires to reside in a cemetery; no one wants to locate in a place where the merchants are always in financial straits. It takes all the people working in harmony for the growth of a town to make it ALIVE. You can't rob a child of part of its nourish ment and expect a robust youngster; you can't drain your com munity of much of its cash by sending it away to foreign concerns and expect a prosperous body of merchants, the life of any town. Spend your cash at home for every thing possible to purchase at onicme, and your merchants will prosper, your town will grow and with the growth of the town your lands % ill enhance in value and everylody will be prosperous. Mamny of the great inventions at first were beyond the reach of the acerage fellow, but alive now become household necessities. Large mercantile establis.hments at one time were impossible in the snit llhr toawns, but have beconme a fixture now by the increasel patronage by the home people, for as the 'demands of the people increawe the live merchant will expItnd to meet this demanmd. -n this itay the public is belretitted bec.use with hte increased volume ., )Usiless naturally cones tihe smna.er profit, and you are not only enabled to get V .hat y:ou want xhllie: you want it from your holn? ;act. anlit but at it price that is reasonable. 'IT'ie "liuy-at-Hcme P'olicy" is the 'vise policy. Copyright-Cotton States Merchants Asºeiation SH. ..'FIELD) (GIHOCElY Slti)P. PALL J. LACHOIX. FRANK P. MARSOLAN. CONSUMERs' ECONOMY. J. C. BURNS & CO., INC. COVINGTON GROCERY & GRAI:t COMPANY. J. A. DOMERGUE. ST. TAMMANY HAY AND GRAIN WAREHOUSE. C. E. SCHONBERO BURNS FURNITURE COMPANY. r FRANK PATECEK. BULLOUHI S DRUG STORE, H. J. SMITH'S SONS. CITY CASH STORE. COVINGTON BANK & TRUST CO. MIACKIE PINE PRODUCTS CO. HEBERT GROCERY COMPANY. AIEXIUS BROS. & CO., INC. SMITH HARDWARE CO., LTD. D. I. ADDISON. RICHARD & RIGGS. F. G. C. AUTO SHOP. COMMERCIAL BANK & TRUST CO. We Are Selling Out at Cost Yo will not again have such an opportunity of buying things at prices unheard of at his time. Come Early if you want BARGAINS Eveything Going in Furniture J.H. HEINTZ FURNITURE CO. Columbia Street opposite Bulloch's Drug Store ________ I Mr. J. R, Beaudoin has been .n Oovington for the past several days prepai:ng to start work in the old Covington Laundry. He is repre sentiig the Star Cleaners and Dyer of Baton Rouge, who intend dolhg their ,aundry work here. Mr. Beau doin is well pleased with the pros pects here for business. NOTICE TO OORRESPONDIENTS. It is very essential that you sign your name to all correspondence sent to this office for publication. If yao do not wish your name published just state that tact at the conclusion of your oorrespondence.-Editor. WHO ARNETT IS. (Continued from page 1) surance Co., of Kansas City, Mo, the sum of $2.00. JAMES J. BAILEY, Secretary of State. E. C,. Davis, president of the Cov ington Bank & Trust Company, and W. E. Morriss, vice-president and manager of the Commercial Bank & Trust Company, being interested in drainage themselves, thoroughly In vestigated Mr. Arnett's responsibili ty. i hey have stacks of letters from bankers in various parts of the coun try speaking in the very highest terms of his character and ability. Mr. Arnett is well able to finance his G. E. SURGI Covington, La. At This Season We Sell the Most, LAST YEAR wehiad that experience, and ,the year before, and so on back. People are out-of doors more-at their work, 'giving their autos exercise and indulging in otherout4 door sport. Common sense says that a high priced delicate watch had better be at home on such occasions, and that an Ingersoll should be on active duty. We're ready with a complete line of Ingereolls from the $2.50 Yankee up to the 7-jewel Re liance in a gold-filled case at $11.50. Of course we have the Radiolites that tell time in the dark. undertak!ngs himself, and while his income tax for 1917 was one of the largest paid by him, his resource:; are ample. When Mr. Arnett became interes: ed in the Kansas City Life Insurance Company, in 1907, it had less in surance in force than has been issi ed annually ~by the Arnett Agency iCr the past three years. During thiA time the Kansas City Life Insurance Company has with four exceptions wr'tten a larger new business than any other life company domiciled southwest of Philadelphia - and there are several hundred good comn panie3 in the territory. There is oc file with the Covington Bank & Trust Company a certified copy of Schedule G (page 20) of the annual statemen' C of the Kansas City Life Insuranc3 Company which shows "all salaries, compensation and emoluments of whatever amount received in the year 1919 by officers and directors, and when the same amounted tc, more than $5000 by any person, firm or coiporat:on." The total of this amount paid to forty-five dif ferent ind;.iduals is $1,542,283.60, of which amount $426,269.05 was paid to Eugene Arnett, or mubh more than was paid any other in dividual connected with the com pany, and yet this institution had as sociated with it at that time such national characters as Fred W. Fleming, of the War Savings Com mittee; P. W. Goebel, president of the American Bankers Association, and R. A. Long, the greatest of all lumber manufacturers. As the Gen eral Agencies of the Kansas City Life Insurance Company are all can tracted wi*h on a standard basis. this extract from the annual stat, ment on file with the Insurance De partment at Baton Rouge answers the inquiry as to what constructive influence built this great corpora tion. And there is another line of information procurable from Hen. R. H. Flower, Insurance Commis sioner, which is of even more Ini portance. The statement on file a. the capitol proves that the Arnett Agency wrote in Louisiana last ye'r more than seven millions of new busincss. While exact figures sre not yet available this is approximate ly one-fourth of the total amount written by the thirty odd companie licensed in the State. But of su preme sginiflcance is the universl satisfaction in service to policyhold ers. Formerly it was of commou occurrnce for hundreds of poilicy holders out of every million dollars worth of bus:ness placed on the books of a life company to compla'n of dissatisfaction with the agent with whom they purchased. In 1917, 1918 and 1919 the Arnett Agency wrote approximately fifty millions of business in the two states of Oklahoma and Louisiana. 1l qUifiry of the Insurance Commissionor of either state will reveal the great ect iiiracle in the life insurance ibusin'ss-not a single dissati'fi,'d )olcyholder-not even one. T:is o iE:uene Arnett, means more than he fact that by '1917 he was wr'Aiug :e largest new business ever wr't ' n by any life insurance agency ..nywcere at any time. Since then the ilmitations placed on the bu-i ne. s materially reduced the voluame .nd brought about the organ'zation I jf the United States Rural Loan & I Savinl.s Association and eventua!ly : became a contributing factor in cais aing Eugene Arnett to make invest - ments in this parish. As the Arnett Agency produe,3 Sduring the first half of 19 L9 - pract cally all the business the in Ssurance company was willing to ac cept, Mr. Arnett organized the Unit Sed States Rural Loan & Savings AM VICE PRESIDENTIAL DRY CANDIDATE Leigh Calvin, Prohibition party's vice presidential candidate, as'ne eppeared at the notification cere mony at the borne of Aaron Wat kins, the Prohibitionist's candi ,late for president. socia-lon during the first half of the year. Probably no greater tribute could be paid to Eugene Arnett that the fact that an active officer of practically every large bank in Kan sas City took stock with him. Net only bankers but prominent men in other lines took stock in his organi zation. We ibelieve inquiry of any one of these men will disclose the fact that the reason for doing so was in each instance their coin plete confidence in Eugene Arne:t. However, after organization Mr. Ar nett became convinced that regard less of an unprecedented demand rcr installment stock, conditions were such as to make questionable the permanent investment of funds Ft the then high level of pric s. He therefore recommended the liqui dation of the organization. Exactly how be treated his associates in the organization is explained by the fol lowing letter to President Davis of the Covington Bank & Trust Com pany from J. F. Holden, first vice president of the Kansas C'ty South ern Railway Company: Kansas City, Mo., July 30, 1920. Mr. E. G. D.avis, Presildent Covingt )n liaAk & Trust Company, Coving ton, Louisiana: I)Dar Sir:-I note with pleasure that Mr. Eugene Arnett is in your district, and, as usual, is interested in thuirgs which make for the bene-. it of the community in which h. lives. I have known Mr. Arnett well, and favoeably, for the past thirty years, first getting acquainted with him ,n Okla'ic ma, where he was engaged in general merchandising and farming. I have always found him a man of high Integrity. About a year ago he organized in this section the U. S. Rural Loan & Savings Association, and quite a few Kansas City men, of whom I wais one, joined him in such organiza tion. Mr. Arnett spent a good dea' of time and money developing his proposition, but, after investigation, found the time was not r:pe for the scheme had in mind, and voluntarily returned to the stockholders all of their subscription, with interest at 6 per cent. I r tgard Mr. Arnett as a high grade business man, and worthy of your confidence. z Yours very Truly, J. F. HOLDEN, Vice-President. POLITICAL RALLY AT SDIDELL. (Continued from page 1) ment of the lawyers at that time anl, is proud of the fact that the endors' ment of the bar is practically unani mous. That in his trial of both civil and criminal cases he had endeavoe: ed to meet out even justice between men and men. That he referrel with pride to the percentage of re-i versals in the many cases appealed to hiher court. That in criminal cases where they have been tried before the court without a jury I have carefully listenad to the evidence and have in all cases acted as I charged the jury to act by giving the defendant the benefit of any reasonable doubt that might arise from the evidence, where conviction was justifiable I have con victed but in passing sentence I have always tried to temper Justice wi.h mercy and particularly in the cass of young men for I believe in giving boys a chance and in many instances I have suspended sentence upon young men in order to give them a chance to make good. I .,ntered upon the discharge of my duties just before the breaking out of the war and many hardt hings that no other judge had to contend with In this district were brought before me for solution and in some instances my decisions may have seemed hard but the council of defense, a tecognized branch of our government at that time, was in a pos!tion to say and the exigencies of the times demanded harsh rem edies. The enforcement of the dipplfl law was perhaps one of the hardest problems with which I had been con fronted me and I desire to call your attonion now to the fact that not a single bill of indictment for failure to dip cattle has ever been returned by a grand jury of your parish oi Wash!ngton parish. That in every case where parties were haled be fore he court for a violation of that law it was upon a bill of informatibn filedi by the District Attorney at the instance and under the direction ut the Louis'ana Live Stock Sanitary Board acting through their Inspect ors. I am not criticising the Dis trict Attorney for this as he only did his duty and did what other Dia trlct Attorneys had done but I refer to it to show you that it forced the D:strict Court to sit as a court o[ investigation as well as a trial court and in each and every instance I have done what I have conceived t, be right and just in handling this problem and for my actions in this conn'ction I have no apologies to makc: my conscience is clear. It may be cla:med that one of the judicial offices should go to*St. Tam many parish. To that claim I hare nothing to say to the contrary, b;ut I call your attention to the fact that* Illinois Central Proudly Calls Attention To Its Record There is a good deal of talk among uninformed people to the effect that the railroads have not been functioning for some time, and are not functioning at the present time. If this talk were to the effect that the railroads are facing the task of at tempting to move a greatly increased volume of traffic with an impaired and in sufficient plant, or that the railroads had not kept pace with the growth of the country, it would do no harm, because it would ;be true, but any statement to the effect that the railroads have not been doing their utmost, and are not at the pres ent time doing their utmost, with the facilities with which they have to work, must not be permitted to go unchallenged. Perhaps the best answer which I can make to this unjust criticism about the railroads not functioning is simply to give here a statement of the gross ton miles of freight handled by the Illinois Central system, per year, for the last ten years, and the number of passengers carried one mile, per year, for the last ten year., which I do, as follows: Gross Tons Miles of Freight. Passengers Carried One Mile. 1910 ............. 21,297,062,271 1910 ............... 745,818,345 1911 ............. 21,889,824,779 1911 ................ 811,282,510 1912 ............. 21,531,250,666 1912 ............... 807,969,807 1913 ............. 24,391,105,507 1913 ............... 815,812,320 1914 ............. 24,366,570,056 19'14 ... ............ 832,881,282 1915 ............. 24,893,278,841 1915 ............... 747,797,713 1916 ............. 27,704,768,863 1916 ............... 850,797,693 1917 ............. 31,302,858,783 1917 ............... 982,111,873 1918 ............. 34,227,609,231 1918 ............... 1,026,898,494 1919 ............. 28,740,018,000 '1919 ............... 1,142,044,011 1st 6 mos. 1920 .... 17;,568,332,000 1st 6 mos. 1920 ..... 568,884,894 GROSS TON MILES OF FREIGHT FOR THE MONTH OF MAY, 1920, WETREi 3,253,664,000, THE LARGEST FOR ANY ONE MONTH IN THE HISTORY OF THE COM;'ANY, AND JUNE WAS A CLOSE SECOND. The Illinois Central is but one railroad system out of many. I do not cla:mn that its performances are any exception to the rule. No doubt many railroad sys tems have done as well, and perhaps tome have lone better than the Ill'nois Central. The Illinois Central personnel is anxious to serve the public even ,better 'z the future, and very earnest efforts are being put forth in that direction, but I hope our ,atrons fully appreciate that it will take t.me to restore our equipm,~lt and enlarge our facilities. I .promise them that no time will be wasted. Constructive criticism and suggesetons are invited. C. H. MARKHAM, President, Illinois Central Iailroad Company. none of my legal brethren aspired :o the office of District Attorney and for that I am not to blame. This district was created in 1898 and St, Tammany held the judgship from that date until 1916, or eighteen years, while Washington has neyer had a judge except myself, and-'tI have held the office only four years, and I call your attention to the fur ther fact that both Mr. Morgan and Judg Lancaster served as distr ct attorney under Judges from St. Tam many parish. And" now, my fellow citizens, I have laid my record before you. 1 stand or fall with the record I have made. If you think that I have fairly and honestly performed tho duties which were incumbent on mr and that I am worthy of your suff rage at the coming election, then I earnestly and respectfully ask for your support. I have no promises that I can make you except that in the future when I am re-elected, as I confidently expect to be, that I will serve you as honestly as I can and with the experience of four years, which is an asset to you and to me. I feel that I will not fall into the same errors that I have in the past. Again thanking you for your sup port, T will bid you good night. Mr. L. C. Moise was the nelt and last orator of the evening. As a candidate likewise for District Judge he stated that he had assisted ' great deal in the selection of Judge Carter as Judge Lancaster's success or. Also he had been urged to make the race in 1916, but had refus3d out of regard for Judge Carter. However, he felt justified in mak Ing the race this time and that he had no intention of withdrawing The only thing that could stop himt would be the ballot -box. If he was defeated he "would fall like a star streaming splendor down the sky." He was furthermore a property holder in St. Tammany parish. Paid taxes in this parish, whereas none came from Washington at all. It was said that the lawyers were against me. I consulted with a number of lawyers in Covington and they said they were neutral. This was easily understood, as no lawyer likes to offend the judge before whom he has to practice. 'He had heard it rumored that he had iaade certa.n promises in Boga lusa. This was a "base falsehood.' He had not made and would mak3 no promises, other than to say that if ele-ted, he would give justice and would go on the, bench with enmity towa i's none and with no reward to fulfill. That further, a man in SlidBll hid told aim that he would not vote for him as he came from Covington. He then wondered it they wouldl vote for Judge Carter, being fromn Fran'klnton. He could not under stand this as he had always ,been, friend to Slidell, and made use of a metaphor of the Savior on Calvary, "Oh thou, progressive Slidell, wilt thou forsake me?" That the war had been mentioned that night. He had suffered as greaiiy as any one for he gave five sons to that war. In speaking uf the war Mr. Moise paid a tribute to the American flag. He said it was not .he flag of one nation, it was the flag of the universe. Its blue repreaenting the faith and patriotism of the nation; its white, the purity of its womanhood; its red, the blood of its Ibrave American manhood and heaven-kissed it still wore the imprint of its stars. He was a plain, blunt man, apt at times to go into flowery speech, b it that if elected he would do his beet to se ve all alike. SHERIFF'S SALE. Commercial Bank & Trust Compa-'y vs. Jones & Picket, Ltd. No. 3163. Twenty-Sixth Judicial District Cour', Parish of St.. Tammany, Louisiana. Notice is hereby given that by v r tue of an order of seizure and salo issued out of the honorable afore said .curt, and to me directed, bear-J ing date the 30th day of August, 1920, I have seized and will offer for wale at the principal front door of the courthouse in Covington, La., at public auction, between legal sale hours on Saturday, October 9, 1920, the following described property, to wit: A certain lot or parcel of land sit uated in tae Parish of St. Tammany, Stats of Louisiana, and more fully described as follows, to-wit: 1. The southwest quarter of see tion 1 tp i. south, range 11 east, containing 160 acres. 2. The south half of the south east quartos of section 22 tp 5 south, range -11 east, containing 80 acres. 3. The southwest quarter of the northeast quarter of section 17 tp 6 south, range 12 east, containing 40 acres. 4. The southwest quarter of the nortwest quarter, east half of the northwest quarter, east- half of the sout*seast quarter and the east half of the southwest quarter, all of sec tion 6 tp 6 south ,range 12 east, con taining 220 acres, jmore or less. Cotaining altogether 560 acres, mor3 or loss. Terms of Sale-Cash, without ap praisement. WALTER GALATAS, s4-6t Sheriff. SHERIFF'S SALE. Commercial Bank & Trust Company - vs. Jones & Picket, Ltd. No. 3163, Twenty-Sixth Judicial District Court, Parish of St. Tammany, Louisiana. Notice is hereby given that by v'r tue of an order of seizure and sale issuel out of the honorable afo-s said .ourt, and to me directed, bear ing~late the 30th day of August, 1926, I have seized and will offs for .4ale at the principal front door of oe courthouse in Covington, La., at publc auction, between legal sae Shourks, on s4turday, October 9, 1920; the following described property,'o wit: A certain piece or parcel of lan'l situated in the town of Covington, Parish of St. Tammany, State of Loui isiana, and more fully described as follows, to-wit: Lots Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 i an are 1702, in New Covington,, said Iota having each a front of sixty (60T feet on Seventeenth Avenue by a depth of one hundred and forty feeu 'between parallel lines. Said square No. ;702 being bounded by Monroe and Madison streets and by Seven teenthl and E'ghteenth Avenues. B3:lg the same property acquirel by Jones & Pickett, Ltd., from C. L Rousehkolb, as per deed recorded 'n Conveyance Book 57, folio 528, of the )filcial records of St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana. Terms of Sale-Cash, without ap: praisement. WALTER GALATAS, qº s4.6t Sheriff. - For For ORD CART hock Absourb SPollt ifsl IN.l is REDUCED UPEKEP FIW IN EXTRA MILEAGE FROM GASOUf.I IN THE INCREASE RESALE VALUE OF THE CAR. OVER AND OVER AAIN IN THE COM. FORT T GIVES YOU. ENDORSED FOR THE FORD TOU*1Ib ROADSTER OR COMMERCIL m BY NEARLY A MILLION USERS. An ECONOMIC COMMECIAL NICIE, SSi1't FOR THE FORD TRUCE. THE HASSLER GUARANTEE. AISOUJE SATISFACTIOS Ask Ford owners who have them . on their cars. . L. F. WERRL, : Dealer Covington, LoaIsiama We are authorized to announce L. C. MOISE for the office of Distirct Judge of the Twenty-Sixth Jud cial District, at tiM election to be held in September. We are authorized to announce JUDGE P. B. CARTER for re-election to the office of DitZLiet Judge of the 26th Judicial L)!str,C, at the election to be held in 800" tember. W. are authorized to announce M. I. VARNADO Ias a candidate for the office of DIP trict Attorney for the Twenty-51 . Judicial District of Louisiana, gsui, ject to the election to be held in September. We are authorized to announeo J. VOL BROCK as a candidate for re-election to the office of District Attorney for the 26th Judic'al District of Loulas at the election to be held in I08 tember. . .. t rJl