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THE B1EA IIJE DEMOCRA
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SARCADIAL PAIANA, THURSrDAY, OCTOBER 23rd N919
W-. B. AISON ANNOUNCES AN Cll IUFq COTTON BRINoGS 37 1.2c IN o
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The best evidence of our excellent gri
banking service is our continu.
ally growing list of satis
fled patrons me
" 'We are prepared to handle more busi- a
ness and should be pleased er
to add your name to th
:our list bet,
Arcadia, La. D
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If you are without
Sinsurance, it is ' inUthe
' e are trying here su
Sto call your atten- c o
' prtant matter. Pies
- 6st Coin pan'i s me
Kf(IND IYOWN M A of OctA
n just six months since our store doors were opened to the puib
t time it was definitely agreed that our buyer was not to handle
,that was "cheap", and we do not carry this class of stock inour
we do carry the very highest grade of Merchandise at the lowest .
Sand the increase in our business justifies us in believing we
idea in Merchandising.
CREST FLOUR-e highb prcgt Fl our, and the best.
A NO. 2 WHITE CLIPPED OATS--the best we ma buy.
PEA GREEN ALFALFA MAY-the best obtainable.
DRIED YELLOW CORN CHOPS-the best on the market.
i . I BRAND SIIOE&S.every pair guaranteed satisfaetory.
STenu ýhousand Dollars worth of different kinds of Cloth and every piece
Ziteed not to faId. Swell liae of Silk Skirts, Waists, Camisoles. Any.
Swilad ants to wear-eve to the smile.
ell Satisfed With Oar Business and It Is Our Busi.
. to See That Our Customers Are Satisfied
SLumber &Stave Co.,Inc.
. . .. ,up, or you ave accused me of your friends? For quitting Hall. ported Governor Hall, the ring
why over sir thousand attraction. People have come to real- they have a deposit slip for money
*:their banking business ize that thist bank offers more than left in this bank, it is backed up by W tU.. . uUU.UU
yond the interest which safety, that is counsel and advice, and the United States Government and it S lm . .. 3, 0000
ns or what they receive facilitits for assistanee. Problems are is as safe as safety can be made, If
obtainable elsewhere. presented to them daily, investments you need money come to us, if you Stokloldelr Lability 50,000.00
0rity are the empelling and transmitting money, they knot have money leave it with us. You
i"y, but that is not all that this bank takes no chances with will be welcome to use this bank 'n
reasons les a greater their hard earned dollars, and when any money matter,. - T f $132,500.0
Total Earning. Since Organization, Over $246,000.00
frt Ntn of Arcadia
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W. B. HANSON ANNOUNCES
FOR POLICE MEMBER
tlst week the Democrat published
the announcement of W, B. Hanson,
of Bryeeland, as a candidate to repre
sent W1'ard Two as a member of the
Police Jury of Bieurlle. J,
Mr. Hanson is a native of Ward
One, but has been a citizen of Ward
Two for twenty.-fve years, and is
known by practically every person in
the ward, and is regarded by all as a
man of high moral standards, and -n
possessing splendid business ability. He Cc
is always found pushing every pro. rei
gressive movement that is for the com.- th
mon good of the people of his ward
and of the parish as a whole. If Mr
e(lected to represent Ward Two 'as a
member of this lawmaking body of thed sta
parish, his frienlds believe he will make etl
a valuable member, lie has been sue- Si
cessful in his own business as a farm. oed
er and along other lines, a(nd he would td
doubtless he as successful in handling mit
the affairs of his ward as police mem- pub
Mr. Hanson consented to be a candli ed 1
date only after strong solicitation from the
friends in various sections of the ward, crat
and now submits his case to the Demo-. A
cratic electors of his ward and solicits lug
their support if they feel that he is cons
qualifled, and believe he will at all ance
times endeavor to do his duty as police I w
member, if elected. veloj
FOR SALE OR TRADE signI
Six cylinder Paige Touring Car for wrot
sale or will exchange for Ford Tour. of tl
ing Car. Apply to BIENVILLE dred
OIL LEASING STILL ACTIVE Red
Records in the Clerk's ollice show a We
n__ number of transfers of leases for the ocrat
week. Among them we note that J. V.
Rashury leased 80 acres at $10.00 per
acre:. Edgar Daniels 40 acres at $10.00 Th
per a('e, and several others leasing did
various amounts at from $7.50 to D
$10.00, The fact that these prices are that
being paid for land several miles from didat(
any locations for drilling, is evidence Iwo
that the big companies are interested I mot
in the possibilities of this territory. to
" by the
SUCCESSION NOTICE' outsli
Succession of Geo. W. Pyles, Deceased date
SNo. 730, Third Judicial District lo
ICourt, Parish of Blenville, State of feg th
Notice is hereby given that John P that i
Pyles has thisl day filed application to hom
be appointed adminlstrator in said
succession, add "bnless opposition be thii.
made thereto within the time spe~P Democ
fled by law the same will be dulysprt,
homologated as prayed for.
Witness the Hon. J. E. Reynolds crati
Judge of said court, this the 6th day You
of October, 10109 by tell.
4 W3.,. MURPHY, Louiu
Clerk of said Court. anyti
M COUSATTA NAN GIVES
ublishef STINGING REPLY TO L.
anon, E. TIiOMAS' LETTER
'of the -
J. T. S. Thomas Says Louisiana Will
f Ward Not Support Man Who Declared
f Ward "°ae Principles of Democracy Will
and Is Bring Ruin, Misery to State."
all as a The Times has received the follow- j
ds, and ibg letter from J. T. S. Thomas, of
lity, le Coushatta, La., which is a reply to a
ry pro. recent letter from L. E. Thomas, with
he com.- the request that it be published:
a ward Coushatta, La., Oct. 14, 1019. d
le. If Mr. J. T. S. Thomas, Coushatta, La.: P
o 'as a Dear Sir: Referring to the "Fal'
of the stafflan" portion of Holi, L. E. Thomas' a
1 make letter to you this day published in the tl
en suc- Shreveport Journal. When you hand- of
farm. ed rour letter, calling on Mr. Thomas al
would td re ign from the State Central Comn- s
Indling mittee,` If he wished to support a iRe. R
mem-. publicatr for the office of governor of Vi
Louislana, only your signature appear- wi
eandia ed thereon,' and it was I who secured be
from the signatu,'es of 730 additional Demo- oB
ward, crats to the letter. mt
Demo- As you know;, I was at the time mak- of
olicts lug my arrangements to attend the' the
he Is convention of New York Life Insur
It all ance agents at New York, and when tra
pollee I was placing the letter in an en. hO
relope to hand to the mail agent, I 1ha
found that I had left a part of the me
signature at my home, I, therefore, be
r for wrote under your name and the names fri(
Tour- of the twelve others, 'and seven hun- per
[LLE dred more"-I could not remember just par
what the 700 others were. The names lIis
can be produced. Tho Democracy of cral
E Red River parish I more nearly a proe
unit than I have known before. vot(
)wa We are practically all for the Dem- his
the ocratic candidate, Stnubhs.
. Yours truly, of Ii
'pe FRED WILSON, JR. undo
[0.00 The above letter explains itself. I 'ne
sing did not try to read you out of the supj
to Democratic party. I just suggested zeanl
are that if I wished to support a can- neve
'rom dldate other than a Democrat, that any
once I would get out. I still think that lida
sted I most certainly would not hold on of a
to a potion, to which I was elevated "I
by the vote of the Democrats, and go govel
outshle of the party to select a candi- of tl
date for governor. mitt(
You defend your Democracy by say- lets
of ing that your father served as a Con- these
federate soldier through the war, and from
P that be was a life-long Democrat. of tl
id From all the information I have IJnot t
e thitk.he was just that, a full-fledged Ig (
ed- Democrat, and I am satisfied that in Pleas
Uly spirit, he is now supporting the Dep. mo
Idscratic candklate for governor. morol
lay You further defend your Democracy being
by telling us that you are a native of roord.
Louisiaana, that you have never voted
S anything but a Democratic ticket, cast- In i
ing your first vote for Governor Nich. urlars
olls. Thug far you are to the good, for g.
S Proves Ils Demoeracy maine
Ffoyou a little better. My the r
grandfather served with Jackson at the bank
battle of New Orleans, asslasting in "hated
the defepne of Louisiana against her time.
enemies. My father also served the Ido
Confederacy for the entire war, and he Blane
also assisted'in the next "Battle of that y
Orleans," for on that bright morning, latter
in September, 1874, he stood shoulder to time w
shoulder with those who at the foot of They 1
Canal street were defending the city for go
of New.Orleans andidhe state of Lou. ele
islana from the onslaughts of the ene. how fE
my. I plead guilty to the charge of fought
voting when I was just a little more it was
than 14 years old, and I am proud t rotten,
say that I hare never, since that time, the rinI
failed to vote the straight Democratic You w
ticket at erery election. inforn
You say that you have been ership 1
"vllfied, denounced and misrepresent. son, bet
ed for championing the cause of the kept it
Democratic party." I think you are the ri)
surely mistaken, in that I have been a ng sid
fairly close observer for a good many come tk
years, and I have never road, nor have of good
I heard a word of abuse toward you for chal
for supiporting the party. True I have hittee.
both read and heard some pretty cas that yoi
tic comments on the (seeming) fact dishone4
that you thought you were the Demo- were al
cratfc party. all righi
Those Ex.Govenuors not let
Now, my good friend. do not "get quit the
all bet up," for you have accused me of your
1COTTON BRINGS 37 1-2e IN
ARCADIA THIS WEEK
L. Cotton brought as high as 87 1-2c
ITER for good middling here Wednesday.
Owing to bad weather and the result
ant bad condition of roads, many farm
ers have not been above to get their
eclared cotton to market, while some are hold.
ing back with hope that prices wll
reach still higher levels.
follow- LORRIS WIMBERLY ANNOUNCES
Las, of FOR JUSTICE OF THE PEACE
with The Democrat is authorized to an
nounce Lorris M. Wimberly, as a candi
.019. date for the offlco of Justice of the
La.: Peace of Ward One.
"Fal. 3Mr. Wiwberly is 21 years old, and is
Lomas' a son of Hon. J. Rush Wimberly, of
In the the local bar. Though but 21 years
hand- old, he has had exceptional education.
lomas al advantages. After leaving high
Com- school in Shreveport, he attended
a Re- Randolph-Macon Military Academy of
or of Virginia, from which he graduated
pear- with honors. Since that time he has
cured been a law student in his father's law
emo- office. lie was appointed several
months ago to 111l the unexpired term
mar- of Hon. R. L. Williams as justice of
thy the Peace of Ward One.
asur- By reason of his experience and
rhen training, and his knowledge of law.
en- ho is well qualified for the ofice, and
It, I has so demonstrated since his appoint.
the ment some time ago, and should he
tore, be elected for the ensuing term, his
es friends feel that he will continue to
bun- perform the duties of the oflice iw
ust partially anwl well. He now submits
mes hli case to the Judgement of the Demo
of cratic voters of Ward One at the ap.
p a proaching primnary, and solicits the
rote and support of all who believe in
em. his ability and qualifications.
(of belug inconsistent. Ye Gods! You
ý. undertake to prove this by reminding
I me of the fact that I said I was a
the supporter of my friend, Phanor Brea
ti zeale. So I was, but Good Lord, I
an- never did think of following him, or
hat any other, out of the party for a can
dat (lidate, and my friend did not expect it
on of me,.
Led "You tell me that "fire Democratic
go governors, the only living ex-chairman
di. of the Democratic State Central Com
mittee" are of Parker. Maybe so, but
iy. lets reason a little. Do not two of
). these ex-governors hold a commission
ad from Governor Pleasant? Are not four
it. of them on the public pay-roll? Is
I not the only living ex-chairman hold
d tug office by the grace of Governor
. 31My good friend, it sounds real hu
morous to hear you charge anyone with
' being inconsistent. Let us go to the
i He Cites Past Reeords.
t- In 1000 the rnlag (they were the reg.
. urlars then) supported W. W. Heard
for governor; so did you, and you re
mained a supporter of Mr. Heard for
Sthe whole time. You were appointed
e bank examiner by him. You and the
, "hated ring" were together at that
e I do not know whether you supported
SBlahnehard in 1904 or not. I do know
t that you were opposed to him at the
,latter end of his term. You at that
Stime were hand in glove with the ring
[They were supporting your candidate
for governor. After Mr. Dupre wa R
ele speaker of the house, you some.
how fell out with Mr. sanders and
fought him all over Louisiana. Then v
it was that you found out how very
rotten, and what political buccaneers
the ring was. They were against you
You went to the legislature, as I am
inforn~j, was supported for the speak
ership by the ring, and for some rea.
son, began to fight Governor Hall, and
kept it up, for in 1916 we see you anjl
the drig again linked together fight
ing side ;Y Side. They had again be
come the "regulars," and were a band
of good men. 'he ring voted for yoU Sandet
for chairman of the State Central Com- yu
hittee. Why did you not tell them tou is
that you did not want the vote of F tae ia
dishonest a bunch of men? .If they t
were all right then, why are they not You
all right now? Is it because they wli appoint
not let you dictate to them? Have you Govern
quit them for the reason given by some speakei
of your friends? For quitting IHall. ported
New Goods At Low rices
oEs. Dawidoff & Co.
cand Arcadia, La.
aUd is We are glad to.announce that we have
years. secured our entire stock of Fall and
atiou Winter Merchandise at low prices,
high We offer to our customers our stock
ýn or of Dress Goods, Dry Goods, Ladies'
hated and Gents' Furnishings, ready.-to
Slaw wear Coat Suits and Dresses at prices
ral that we cannot duplicate from the
term manufacturer. We advise our custo
mers to make their Fall purchases
and early before prices advance.
law Come to our store. We will treat
oit. you square.
a to U
h i- a
THE ARCADIA FAIR
it The desire for ECONOMICAL FURNISHINGS
for the [Iome is well emphasized in our
n Displa) of High Quality Furniture
for Every Room
on You will find superiority, in quality and workman.
ship at each price we quote. Full line of Linoleum
!THE OLD RELIABLE
Just received a solid car load ,f Bugggies.
Have both Top Buggies and Traps. Bug.
gies of all grades and kinds that will suit any pur
pose. Prices on these are cheaper than present
wholesale prices. Better get yours before they are
gone. We will have to pay more for the next ones.
THE PIEOLES HARDWARE Co., Inc.
"We try to save you money"
Sanders, etc., because they did not give
you office to suit you? I do not say
this is so, but some are so unchari
table as to charge it.
You supported Governor Heard. lie
appointed you to office. You supported
Governor sanders, was defeated for
speaker, and fought Sanders. You sup
ported Governor Hall, the ring sup.
re ported you for speaker, and you foughtl
ýy Hall, You supported Governor Pleas.
ri- ant, and he appointed you to one of
the softest snaps in the state. And
le when the ring will not let him dictate
,d just who is to be governor, why, you
pr fight the ring. "Consistency, consist.
p ency, thou art a jewel," but thou art
a rare bird.
As to Parker's Democracy
Mr. Parker is the very best witness,
lie said on September 26, 1915: "I am
a Progressive. and that is the same as
On September 27, 1915, Mr. Parker
said: "1 abandoned the Democratic
party because I was convinced that
the principles of that party meant;
ruin and misery for the people of Lou.
John Overton, on Aprll 4, 1916, said.:
"Analyze the Parker campaign-boil it
down--and it is based on his own ego,
nothing else. Today we are appealed
to by John iM. Parker to desert our
Democracy and support him."
On February 25, 1910, Governr
Pleasant said: "By every artifl.e
known to the shrewd, designing auid.
unscrupulous politician, whether 'by
bluff, braggadocio, false statement or
otherwise, the Republicans with Jolhn
Mf. Parker at their head, are trying to
draw to their standard all of the odds
aid ends possible in Louisiana, in or,
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