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and VERMILION NEWS, Conso.idated Oct. 4, 1915 VOL 7. Devoted to the Interests of Abbeville ai:d Sur~ro;nding Co.nmun~ity. NO. 35. Phone . vi!1l, V r248ilion Parish, La., S, ,' , 11.:. $1.00 a Year. Suits, Shoes and Hats We are offering Boys' School Suits in Fancy Cassimeres, Worsted and Blue Serges at substantial reductions. "We are splendidly prepared to outfit tihe kinder garten tots, the grammar school boys, the high school boys and the college gentlemen in our most complete line of We have a complete line of School Shoes for Boys, Girls and Misses Something to make them comfortable and happy. Mothers who realize the importance of correct shoes for growing feet, favor our Shoes. Give us a call. "Get the Habit" D. Silverman Explanation Of Corn Score Cird (Continnee from last week.) 8. Kernel shape. All kernels of corn should be wedge shape, with ,q are edges, so as to have no lost space on the cob. Those from flint varieties will be more or less rounded on the top. 9. Color on grain and cob. An et having a cob whose color does net conform to the variety color is not desirable and a half point is deducted for each,one off color. An ear having three grains off color is scored one-forth of a point short, and when six or more color ed grains are present to the ear a full cut of one-half point is made. White corn should have a white cob, sad yellow corn a red one. 0. Space between rows. The should have very little space them. For dented varieties amr having spaces or furrows et mare than one-sixteenth of an lash between rows should be grad Rough Rice Storage I have ample room for storing rice for the farmers at very reasonable rates, and is an independent ware house. Would be glad to have you call and make arrangements. Full line of Oats, Corn, Mixed Feed for horses and mules, Mixed Feed and wheat bran for dairy and Alfalfa.Hay. Baudoin Warehouse THEO. BAUDOIN, Prop. Phone 28 3 Jefferson St. ed off their full value of five Fo its. Greater width is allowed for flint type beca .se of the rounded top of kernel. 11. Space between kernels at cob. All kernels should be close togeth er in the rows, as any Ivacancv here means lost space. thereby lowering the percentage of corn to the ear. Scoring on this point should be servere. 12. Vitality or seed condition. Any evidence of moldiness,or con dition that would reduce the mar ket price, or would impair the ger minative qualities, is scored sev erely. 13. Trueness to type. The corn must cornform to the variety type. 14. Proportion of shelled corn to ear. The percentage of grain is de termined by dividing fhe weight of the shelled corn by the weight of the ear. LRSPBDDZA HAY for feeding cows in the winter. The very choice hay. See Hugh Summers. Cr--·--- Exarr.mition For Rcho's .ciccar: :ip. i'rýsidcent 'ihos. i). Bo\d, of the Louisiana S;ate t'niversi:v, who is Chiairman of the Committee of Selection of Rhodes Scholars for thle State of Louisiana announces that the examination of candidates for the Rhodes Scholarship at the University of Oxford from Louis iana, will be l.eld on Tuesday, October 5, and W'&ednesday, Octo her 6 1915. in the Gibson Hall of the Tulane University in New Or leans. The dat.y, but not the 1 place, of this examination were announced sonime time ago. As this Scholarship offers an ex cellent opportunity for some Louis iana student to continue his educa tion at one of the oldest and best institutions of learning in the world, it is hoped that a number i of candidates will take this exami nation. A memoradum giving full parti culars concerning the Rhodes Scho larships may be obtained from the Chairman of the Committee of Selection. Recommends Chamberlain's Cough Remedy "Last winter I used a bottle of Cham-, berlain's Cough Remedy for a bad bronchial cough. I felt its beneficial effect immediately and before I had finished the bottle I was cured. I never tire of recommending this remedy to my friends," writes Mrs. William Bright Ft, Wayne, Ind. Obtainable every where. adv. Consolidation Of Rural Schools. The rapid progress being made in the consolidation of rut al schools in Louisiana is shown in a very graphic manner by the following figurec f,'rnislhed by S:ate Superin tendent of Public Education. T. H. Harris: Since July 1. 1914, when the first funds for the con solidat ion of schools became availa ble, 240 rural schools have been abandoned and the pupils are now attending 81 consolidated schools, in modern and up-to-date buildings These 81 school buildings contain 288 class rooms and the attendance is 12,000. L When Baby Has the Croup. When a mother Is awakened from sound sleep to find her child who has gone to bed apparently in the best of health struggling for breath, she is na turally alarmed. Yet if she can keep her presence of mind and give Chamber lain's Cough Remedy every ten minutes until vomiting is produced, quick relief will follow and the child will drop to sleep to awaken in the morning as well as ever. This remedy has been in use for many years with uniform asuccess. Obtainable everywhere. adv. T1o th,: BIonn.ora;llc. `. flliaml Pier pouat Luvar!.s, j".e' presiding. or the 17th Judicial District Court n and for the Parish of Ver;ilic: State of Lounisiana. We, the Grand Jury, duly em paneled, sworn and charged, to in luire within :and for the 1Iy,: of the Parish of Vermiiion, bez leave respectfully to report, as f'llo,: Our -session has been unusu:ally long, being the result of a he;:vv locket of Criminal Matters coming 'efore us in a regular manuner, others of which have !-ecn inquirtd nto of rur own it :itiative. We have diligently inquired into and a-ave our painstaken consideration to some One Hundred Fifty cases -r more, and feel in our labors ,erformed a contientious e::ecution of oar duties, to the lXst of our knowledge and ahility. We have examined into the con lition of the Parish Jail and find that the same is in a sanitary con -ition and that the Prisoners are well fed, but desire to impress upon the proper governing antho ritv the absolute importance of making the Jail safe from escape by prisoners; we also recommend! that in view of the approaching winter months, that the broken window panes in the Jail be re placed. In keeping with the previous recommcndations of past Grand Juries, we also urge that proper regulations be enacted, looking toward the peaceable maintenance of-the Pnblle.Dapce Hall, as the Public Ball rootzh imposes upon ;rand Juries, a major part of their HIvestigations. HWt find that in great many ins Lances minors become embroiled indifficulties at Dance Hal!s and elsewhere, have do,:e so as a re sult of being intoxicated, but we have been unable by rigid investi gation to ascertain from whom these minors obtained intoxicants, and we urge upon the law autho rities a continuation of these in quiries, in order that this class of offenders who deliberately sell or give intoxicants to minors may be apprehended and dealt with accord ing to law. We have also examined into the condition of the Public Highways and find that same are in fairly good condition, and we wish to applaud those in authority for the excellent good work done in the immediate past, and earnestly urge upon tie citizen of the, Parish a good road sentiment, that will give as better roads than we now have. We wish to extend our thanks You are cordially invited to come and see for yourselves the beautiful styles in Ladies' and Misses' Hats We are better prepared than ever to take care of your orders, as we have an expert designer. The Stauffer-Godchaux Co. 3' "'r .ý:f," t y . . . v THE RACINE AREHM AND FANNING MILLS For Cleaning Seed Rice Before Planting WRITE FOR LITERATURE Come in and investigate these Mills. It will pay you to do so. GEO. A. COMFORT, Agent State Street Abbeville, La. to the Court House Officials for Ithe kindnesses extended here dur ing our session, and for the con sideration shown, and especially thanks to our District Attorney, Mr. John Nugier. to be always at hand to advise us and to enlighten our labors. Having completed our labors and being ready for a final report, we beg to be adjourned. Respectfully submitted, (signed) J. G. Broussard, Foreman of the Grand Jury How An Engineer Keeps Well. Railroad engineers are more exposed to catching cold than workers. E. G. Dunaphant of Monette, Mo., has run a Frico engine 25 years and all the medi cine he has taken is Foley's Honey and Tar. He writes: "I always keep it in my house and recommend it to all who have a bad cough or cold." City Phar macy. adv. Pure-Bred Fowls Versus Mongrels. Pure breeds offer the following advantages over mongrels: (a) There is reliability in their breed ing, for having been purely bred for many generations they will produce their kind with unfailing certainty. (b) Every fair test that has ever been conducted has shown that pure-bred chickens will give a greater egg production than the mongrels. (c) In a like man ner it has been shown that the pure-bred chicken will give an im proved quality of meat (d) There is a greater uniformity in the size, shape and color of eggs and meat produced by the pure breed. (e) The first cost of pure-breds is but slightly more than mongrels. (f) The cost of keeping pure-breds is no greater. (g) There is a more attractive appearance to a flock of pure-bred birds. (h) There is more efficiency from the feed con sumed when the flock is uniform. (i) There is a good demand for pure-bred birds for breeding pur poses. (j) This demand means a greater selling value, or, in other words, a greater income from a given number of birds,---A. F. Rolf Louisiana Live Stock Extensiom Service. Preacher Was Laid Up Rev. C. M. Knighton. Havanna, Pla. writes: "For three months I suffered intense pain in the kidneys and back which at times laid me up entirely. I used 1 1-2 bottles of Foley Kidney Pills ard all the the pain disappeared. I feel as if 20 years had added to my life." Relieves rheumatism, backache. sore muscles, stiff joints. City Pharmacy. adv LESPEDEZA HAY for feeding eows is the winter. The very choice hay. See Hugh Summers.