/.HE BIENVILLE DEMOCRAT
ol. 8. ARCADIA, BIENVILLE PARISH, LOUISIANA, THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 1919 N ,
surplus do not al
ways denote the
strength of a bank.
A Bank of real
strength has char
acter, experience; a record
for sound finance and serv
ice to its patrons.
These are points to be taken
into consideration w h en
making your choice of a
Bank sand it is by these
standards that we ask to be
. insurance, it is
Seiter .carlessness, A
neglect or oversight.
We are trying here
to call your atten
tion to a most im- ,
OVER Best Companies
.I A C Represented.
I D AG "INSURANCE OF EVERY
~I D, R KIND KNOWN TO MAN"
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rUT. GOVERNOR MOUTON
ANNOItNCES FOR GOVERNOR
leutenant Governor Mouton. of La
ette. forumally announced hi.s candi
y for (Governor last Saturday night.
said his announcement Was due to
friends who had urged his candl
y. although he had no intention of
iching a state campaign at this
l inolcement of Governor Mouton
es the third formal entry for gov
or, in tile Democratic primary of
nary, 1920. Col. Frank. P. Stubbs,
Ionroe, was the first to enter, anad
ator E. M. Stafford, president pro
of the senate and the only Orleans
slator to vote "dry" at Baton
ge. came out one week later.
overuor Mouton stated that he
id make known his platform at a
PENINGS OF INTEREST '
rs. J. J. Cook spent Saturday with
fives at Hope.
r. and Mrs. J. E. Ray were Hope
s Edna Evans visited relatives
r Heflin last week.
r. E .A. Hanmer and family spent
)day with relatives here.
Lisses Lilla and Maudie Smith spent
day afternoon in Castor.
rs. Teer was here Sunday ea route
er home at Hall Eummit.
r. John Evaun from' near Center,
It Sunday wiht rtlitives, bhgre..:
ardy Hamuer and Levi Siw,. leaft
ay for Homer to begin work there,
las Grace Huey spent the week-eid
Sher sister, Miss Halftie at, as.
SW. Evans and W. M. Anderson
e a business trip to Minden Mon.
numlber of the young people from
attended the play at Ringgold
Its Ethel 'Evans 'was a visitor in
thoPib of Mr. ,. H. Corley, of Ring.
Saturday night and Sunday.
'ed. Wiggins eitertained'her
da:y night. Miss Lillt Smith and Wil
lard Eva;s tootd the prize.
Mr. 31at Stewart is with his so.,
.\Aurey. who is suffering from an at
tack of pneumonia, at ('amp Pike.
Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Graham also
Mr. and Mrs. B .A. Madden, were vis
itors in the holme of Mr. W. L. Bailiff
Misses Ivht Nix, Maggie Evans, Lillie
and Vi(le Todd o:joyed a visit with
friends nealr Madden, Saiturday and
(One "Vendor's liun Note." dated July
1, 1918, for $I00.00. given by It. L.
Colon for property recorded in Book
i50. Page 640. ('Conlveyance lRecords,
Bienville Parish. Louisilana. All per
sons are hereby warned that said note
is void and valueless and the record
thereof has been canceletk
J. M. MX00Y.,
Creston. La.. Mar. 31, 1910, 24t-pd,
MONEY TO LOAN on improved farm
land through thb Federal Land Bank.
Apply to I. E. SUTTON, Sec. Treas,,
Bryceland, La. 52-b 4t,
MARKET PRICE PAID FOR EGGS
AND BUTEI.-J. L. M1cCLELLAXN.
The First National Bank
of Arcadia, Louisiana
,Of!Žrs Resources over $750 0000 Directors
L. M. TOOKE A ANDERSON
Presidet -L. M. TOOKE
SJ. D. ANDERSON
Vie~Uidant nder the supervision of the U. S. Government T.Y. R
•W. X, DEA" o. QTHOMAS
W. M. DEAS
_ C___ __ We know your WAIS and we WA yr business , L,_ _t
_ _ _ _ _ _,_ $
iLL Q?,tE THE TAfiFF
DEMOCRATS TO FIGHT HIGH PRO
Claude Kitchin Denies Reports That
Party Might C--operate With
Washington.--House Democrata will
oppose tariff legislation at the coming
extra session of cCAgress, leaders in
dicated. Representative Kitchin of
North Carolina, ranking Democrat of
the next house ways and means corn.
mittee, answered reports that Demo
crats might co-operate with Republi
cans in framing a substitute for the
present Underwood tariff law, with the
statement that he does not believ an
new tariff either necessary or possible
at this time.
"If the Democrats controlled the
next house, I am sure there would be
no general tariff revision," Kitchin
"I cd, not believe that a tariff can
be framed at this time that will stand
up, Conditions are changing so
swiftly that 30 days after a new tariff
were enacted it might be found inap
plicable to the new conditions."
Asked concerning the proposal of
several Democrats to levy a tariff for
revenue on noncompetitive' articles,
such as tea and coffee, Kitchin de
dlared he believed the money could
be raised In some other way that
would prove less burdensome to the
Kitchin's declaration against tariff
legislation, coupled with the intention
of house Republican leaders to re
enact protectionist schedules, makes
it virtually certain that the tariff
question will be before congr(%s and
the country with all its old-time vigor
during the next session.
GIBILANI) ON THE BOM11
AND ALIVE WITH NEWS
Mrs. il. S. irownv spliut Tuesday inll
.1r. J. II. Iloui-k was a business vis
itor to lMolroe Mondlay.
iMr. leslie Ilnutier was it hu.siles
visitor to Shirevelport 'Thursday.
M1r. anmd 3Mrs. L. Xl. Phillips slpent
Sunday with friends at D)oyline.
Miss M3httie Laiigford spenit Ih'e
week-end withl homiefulks at Silley.
Mirs. P'aul Unniiet, is visiting her
mother, M3rs. P. C. Taylor in Alex
Irsls. Mad. 1n and da. t. Co. l 1in sn
Lla 31,. idtpent lst Friday afl ernoonl
utin Aradia. hr port this k.
s. i. l. a rowu l pelt severarin to
fdays towhis eek in Bieuille visitin
Drs. E. .In. faynI. Colhin and
to. L. Kidd attenddsts oft medi. al con-. Sl
lavestin i Shreveport this wek.
Mr. FT. . Van Clove ihas old hpreparin t
ivick te beautifuldi new r. story resi-. It. Dn
odence built on grher lot in thore suler).
wills. S, tle edicanti, of Ilayne ille. and
inew sltoolre builtding t o Mr. W. It. Dunn
eakerwho will ljen a groerlt, sato a rea sool
timr. Iangfrd has moved into his buil
iA very rntereting meetho g will e
hed at the school auditorium on the
aftevening of April ith. The occas reonere
with all e the dedication of there.autiful
of Shreveportrie and real le lamb, ond ther prominent
Mistolens Myra Galli on's room entertain
uted at the school auditorium lpatronday
egjoyed this ilteresting program.
Mr. L,. M. Plhillipsywompailed the
high school bafl team to Ruston Fri.
POTATO CURING PLANT
FOR ARCADIA ASSURED
In previlous issue h(lu I l 1)1IM ('lIr'I'
alle the attleli n of il' o I it 'os lr.s tol
.Lre:.adi's ltoed o" a potato lnrine plant
•' ,1 f :ii( , llV c Om I f tile' (fibt l l` al ' 1
!'o dOl'tvet l (by f;illil's ;11t 11 bil 'l iI; s
We now have the pleasure of alº
no11(1in:; that A\rl4adia is assu'ed ,of
at pol, tato uring plant, ail in hlilitio
the fait'liersi of the sul'rr·oll' i eilli ''l it
mIlillity ar:11e assllrel of a hltter money
erp tha no eCnllo, as lthey will he a1ll,
to reialize $1.(11 a bushel for their pi(l I
toes delivered at the evtrinl, ll1 sthr
a:¢' plaunt, ac,'rding to Mr. Thomas 11.
I':utn, pres;ident of the Tlhos. II. E1;utot
& o. Mc. Elnon wa,= herq Frishlv
aftterllonill lokig over l lll situat i.11
:11t llli p it :tsed the a rine'is l'nion
Warehouse from 1110 Arcadia ('mlpre(ss
('0. Tri 11 larit oih)l.(e ill ' lo 'liverted
ilito a c lri a 111 stofiragh pIlant, jUt'
rs:1 i 1 eiS this work iin et it 1 )10.
Thoilois II. El'ti & o ll & clpally have
leeni operatiig in East 'T'exa s v'ery ex
eisivel' for several yearL's, and have
:ndo ai suttccests of thie pltatol ilndustry
nill Ihat section~ This c lump:i y' will
11 i 'llrnlize r'linh 'ol'ernls at Win-l
Tiel. lRuston anld D)odlson.
The value (tf the 11117 sweet pltll)O
crop 1r :1 eC h o11 l d i, 0,l,,l (I(!lllI ll , nl
tint of 191S i estinttoed at atllost
$117.(110 1.00110 . s, it is not l llieult to.
ul(eri'llta l wh1"y s1 1 1 1 ne l(l'est is
htallit tanli il this crilp, which Iiow
l'llks secondl ill vale th1of 1ll Vegeallte>
il thle Ilited Statells.
"'The l wly platl sto o1 bull l au'iiawii
ed to CololiIg to market altog with 11he
fuliarle's' surplus eggs and (lhicktill alild
other l\V-ll'i-,ied farel products. is now
m'vi n ill 'so! (ii 1 IE lo S(l s tilthe l al'k
ets of Ihe Nortih. East and West. Where
,'I''l; at fot y lears ago it spent its Will
ters illn crude all liprilitie di'rt balikS
ill the lo'lpei lield it is liaW stored ill
stlorage luiis especially desigd li 11 ult
eoiast 'iuted for it. ill whihh (he hten
petoliattre iilid vefntihtti n arie closely
gulaided by day and by Ilit. Pron
an Uistable itlld perishalle product i"
has teoli (i ilivel'ted by nlhdil1'l lUethods
of storiil a0lid Uriii' illio Pltnil llilt
111d roailily lmarkeitable fil'lllin rop."
We uniderstaild that the Curinig i0l(1
sorilig pllat will h1e completied anid
ready to take care of the next pota
We are indeed glad to have this new
elite'rprise locate in Arcadia, and feel
thait Cveryii(dy will lhOlOlit by it.
day lftellrioon, wher' they w~ett for a
game. The (ilisliull( boys w!'e bldly
defeated by the Rustohl telni, tlyt ' score
hehig :t to 18 in favor of lustonl Molly
of the high sch.o1l pupils went uiver for
the game. nild were disappoihlted tdti
(ibshuid did not Will.
,1. P. Nelson, Jr,, i'eleurattd his
(levelnth birhhday Sil turdiay aifte'itnoon
by Olttriht nililig lii. littl(h friends at
his holue. Merry gimlilis w're pliyod
0i1flue lawn, delightful refreshnuenits
were s'lved il all 1he children were
very h11p)1y. J. P. receivod nalli"y protty
gifrs, aiid the day will ie long rememil
State of Louisiana. Parish of Bien
ville, D. E. Browit. ,hr., vs. John Als
worth, No............, Third Judtijil I)is
Under and by virtue of a writ of
execution issued out of the above 110111
ed Honioradhle Court nlid to 111 direct
cd, I have seized aiud will offer for
sale to the last ind highest hilder
for cash, with the belefit of llppraise
melit, at the prhiciipiil front door oj
the Court House li the town of Ar
cadia, Blenville Parish, Loulsian with
in legal sale hours on
SATURDAY, APRIL 12, 1919
the following described property, to
NE 14 of NE 1.4, See. 25, Tp. 18,
Seized as the property of the d1
fendant John Alsworth and will be sold
to satisfy said writ of execution and
This the 0th day of February, 1919.
3. E. CUI.RRIE, Sheriff.
BRIING YOUR EGGS AND IWUT.
TElL TO 3. L. McCLELLAN.
DELAY CLOG bPEACE VOVES
HUNGARIAN AND REPARATION
QUESTION CAUSE TROUBLE.
President Wilson Demands Immediate
Settlementiof Important Points
Paris.--Despite President Wilson's
impatience at recent (Jelays there is
strong evidence L:at the "big four"
are still encountering bars to much
Reparations, Fre:oh territorial ac
quisitions and the Hungarian situa
tion are understoo( to' be the principal
subjects for consideration.
Some of the mire optimistic dele
gates believe that the reparation ques.
tion could be rapidly cleared up, bar
ring unforeseen changes in the pres
ent demands of the various interests.
Others declare that this question is
far from settlement, although admit
ting there seems to be a possibility
of squaring all demands with Ger
many's ability to pay,
President Wilson's closest friends
have starfted that he would publish tc
the world the causes of and sources
of the delays in peace work if speed
ier action is not. fcrtheonming. He was
represented as being hopeful that this
would not i' necessary. In all quar
ters it was agreed that he has broughL
strong l esuure to bear on his associ
Wilson's warninO to his conferees
.egarding de];:y i- unldcrslc (d to have
',akhe: the formn of a speech in which
he told them that :!a world is expect
ing results. lie said to have told
themn that he hI .:1 they would get
his viewpoint and .. t to work.
R.IIROA. ) FROI)M MINI)EN TO
HOtIER ILATEST REPORT
Revivall of iliterel't ill a proposeil
railrtoad ft-il Minden to it oner has
hwel the outstaitnlill feature of ith'e
week. Therl Ir'e a (ivertgenll rumors as
to what is ollutl to be onlle ill regarll
to the .laying il' steel on the railroad
right-o f-waoy dump whichl exteis from
this plhue to th ('hl i ihorn parish a('li
tal. (e of thellse is to ithe effect (llat
s. 11t1 Ile r of ' Phrovport, has a(ll ' ih.l
ed the rightl-of-way from Messrs. ('ling
haml & Killlehrew amol will hegin tlhe
laying of steel in the (out'se of a few
The other ltlttor l Is that the L. R.
& N. (lEdenlorn lii, . is cos|.id('ring
the par ase of hlit right-of-way be
tweet Homer and 1Minden, which would
hIe (connewted with the Sibley. Lake Bls
tehel u & Suthern Railway. which
ruts fromt Sibley to lHail Summit, in
Rled River parish. This line would he
extended o1 to C)oushatla, which is
on the L. IU. N. & N. 'This road has
not heeit ptiurclased by the I. R. &
N., but minor has it that the matter
of a.quiring it togther with the Mlnden
and Htomer right-of-way is under con
If the latter story proves to be well
founded and the lldenlhon interests
become the (iwlers of at line from Htom
er to ('oushatta. the Standard Oil Com
pay oif Louishina. will have direct
iotie(tiotis with the Wehsterl-('liliorlie
oil tietlS and can get the product di-l
ret to itsl retliteries at lahlt ,Rouge
and New Orleans. s
Reshles the results to acmrue from
having a direct line to the great oil
fields, tht, i'rad will run through
splendid agricultural ountry. one of
the very best to ibefountd in lhe South.
aid proliahly would he a paying invest
memit without regard to the other (con
It is stated that the right-of-way
unler diseussion is hI first-chass shape,
tand with very little work atild expenseIl
would he made ready for laying steel.
The road was laid out and graded
thIrteen or fiurteen yettrs ago with
a view to Iiuildlng a line from Shrwve
port to Memphis. but the lromohters rtn
agrould tmd had to abandon the pro
Owing to blhe alleged poor conlition
of the L , & N. W., both as to rolling
stock and tlrackage, the tle,'ssitt Is,
keenly felt Lor a iirst-hlas road to
handle the buslness which has come n as
ia result of the opening of the oil fiehl.
According to well-informed authori
ties. It would appear to be the logihal
thing for the L. & A. to move to ac.
quire the Homner and Minden right-of
for Easter on Dress Goods, Dry
Goods, Shoes, Hosery, Corsets
and other Furnishings.
New Hart, Schaffner & Marx
and other reliable makes of
Clothes for men. New arrivals in men's
and boys' Oxfords, Underwear, Hose,
Shirts and Neckwear.
Come to our Store for your Spring Mer
Jos. Dawidoft & Co.
We are offering to our customers for a limited
time a coupon with each 50 cent cash purchase
which will be redeemed by the Silverware Re
demption Bu-eau with Rogers Silverware. Call
and let us explain the proposition to you as it
will cost ab~olItely nothing extra.
This is your cIance to get a complete set of High
Grade Silverware absolutely free. It is yours
for the asking
THE PEOFLES HARDWARE Co., Inc.
"Ge it where they've got it"
way, and build the road., thus getting
a great feeder for its tiln line. As
to whether this mou\e is eing colntem
plated by othividals of the L. & A. this
paper llhas not beetn informed.--Web.
ster Signal, Minden.
o NOTICE! .o
o0 - 0
o I would like to call the atten- o
o tion of the people of Arcadia to o
o the fact that we have a law against o
o stock tunning at large upon the o
o streets and to ask them to cooper- o
o ate with me in keeping their stock o
o up. In ease any one sees stock o
o upon the streets, if they will notify o
o me I ill see that they are taken o
o up. . , o
o Very trbl ' o
o J. tl'r I I)IE, Marshall o
Light Dun 'ow, (good sized, nged 0
years, black feet. blhck ears, unImark
ed, small horºis cnmiln together in
front, full Jersey. C'alf light brindle
heifer, 14 months old. Cow raised by
T. .. Hines, I)ubberly, La. $5.00 for
lntbrmation leading to heir ercovery or
$10 for their return t ('astor, La.
W. II. S(.TOVALL,
Castor, La. i'b-,it-pd.
SCOUTS WILL HOLD OPEN
COURT FRIDAY NIGHT
A great mystery surrounds the tak.
lng of two chickens belonging to Mrs.
Itose Jackxsou on the night of March
22ul, last. Mrs. Jackson was very
much attached to the chickens and
wants to recover them. "Chick"
Sn tcher has been acecused of taking
the chickens and will he triwl by the
Scouts in the Scout courtl. Whether
"Chick" actually t(ook thIe chickens or
not. whether he' used them for bis own
advon~tage and what beci'ae of theiu
are tquestions the court will attempt
to decide. lie will Ie triled under the
Scout laws and there will be a jury.
('oumsel for the Prosecution will be
P'rice Aycock and Roy Taylor; for the
I )efense, King Murphy alnd Italph
(Goul. The Scouts invite 'their friends
out to tle Ilril, which will be held
at the srchool building at N:00 o'clock
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