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THE COLFAX CHRONICLE
. Absorbed the GRANT PARISH DEMOCRAT May 1, 198
1 Democratic journal, dcvoted to Local and 6nceral News, Litcratr, cience, Agriculture, 6tc.
VOl XXXVII COLFAX, GRANT PARISH, LA., SATURDAY, DECEMBER 28, 1912 NUMBER 9
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The Government Parcels Post. exti
The United States Parcels Post, gua
which means the carrying in the Pia
United States mails many of the
articles which have heretofore
been transported by express, will hon
go intooperation on New Year's at r
Day, Jan. 1, 1913. Sur
According to the terms of the resi
law the country is to be divided Moi
into eight zones and the charges ing
will be based on these zones. and
Practically any package may be the
mailed'which doesnot weigh more fir
than eleven pounds and whose tha
combined length and girth does wei
not exceed seventy-t' o inchestee
and which will not injure postal bee
employes. Distinctive stamps at
are being prepared with which sge
to' prepay articles, but articles jur
can also be sent collect by pay- her
ment of a small extra fee. Arti- sin
Cleo may also be insured, and Me
shippers idemnified against loss. in
This scale of charges is thus offi- d
Flat rate of 1 cent per ounce
up to four ounces, regardless of isi
Above four ounces, for first p13
pound, each additional pound and fin
eleven pounds upward. respec- wi
tively, rural route and city de- tel
"livery, 5, 1 and 15 cents, respec
Fifty mile zone, 5, 8 and 35cts. th
One hundred and fifty mile
anse, 6, 4 and 46 cents. th
Three hundred mile zone, 7, 5
auwd 8T cents. m
$x bhundred mile zone, 8, 6 and w
. e thousand mile zone, 9, 7 w
'i 79 cents.
Fourtegn hundred mile zone,
1O, 9 and $1. Je
Sighteen hundred mile zone, ..
#J; 10 and $1.11. in.
Over 1,800 miles 12 cents, 12 sil
cents and $1.32.
The 4istanoe zones are all meas
apie from New York City, which
ftuijlhes more paid mail matter
t, siany other place and receives
plowt, including most of the for
i4asil that arrive and depart
n .thq!e. The weight of such
Smust not exceed eleven
e re limits to the
W anW s will be required in the
cities for the delivery of pack- h
s as well as for rural delivery.
Most of the European nations
have had the parcels post, long
betfoe us. In Great Britain, for
i -exm ple, the maxium weight is
eleven pounds; the postage rate
for the first pound is 3 pence (6
esnti), and for each adkitional
oB ) .penny (2 cents). In
. i Ty you may mail a parcel
Siehing as much as fifty kilo- l
pi is (about 110 pounds).
In Austria the situation is prac
ir~ the same as in Germany.
A :; e weight limit in France is
b~t -twenty-two pounds. The
A ges are: Twelve cents for
akages up to seven pounds; 16
,emnts for packages bteween sev- s
en: m and and eleven pounds; 25cts. 5
for packages between eleven and 1
twenty-two pounds. There are C
mali additional charges for ter- I
aired delivery.. I
Itdoes not yet appear if the 1
' .goverrinent will make itself res- I
.I:onsible for the loss of money I
and .iber valuable packages. ,
The government cannot be sued
atI.tw for such losses except ini
S: tg )rt of Claims, and no pay- I
taeiltce n be made in accordanceI
with * judgment from that courtl
i' _1; (ep Ul" upon an appropriation by "
k·. V'Abindant facts testify that '
/r hither the mails nor the exptress
Si proof against robbers, butI
e xpeess can be held respon
This is a highly impor
aon, nd it is there
extent the Postal Department R
guarantees safe delivery.--N. O.
Picayune, Dec. 19. T
Died from Burns Received. sees
Mrs. Henry Sutton died at the pou
home of her father, T. R. Kolb, bus
at Marco, La., at 8:15 p. m. on 6
Sunday, Dec. 22, 1912, her death vate
resulting from burns received on 109;
Monday, Dec. 9. She was visit- tior
ing at the home of her father, T
and while stancing in front of der
the fireplace her clothes caught pou
fire and she was so badly burned pou
that her death followed two A
weeks later. She was about six- ons
9 teen years of age and had only '1
1 been married about two months fav
a at the time of her death. Though $16
suffering intensely from her in- 9
juries, she bore up bravely, and ed
her last words were an effort to bus
sing "Jesus Is All I1h3 World To 1
d Me." Her remains were interred der
in the Rachel graveyard on Tues- buy
day December 24. der
When a Lie is Not a Lie. pe
In answer to the question, when (
is a lie not a lie, some large heart- els
ed editor made the following re- eqi
t ply: When you kiss the bruised
d finger of a baby and tell him it str
will hurt no more. When you $81
tell the dear sick one looking with
eager and anxious eyes toward tor
the shores of health, how bright stx
L they look and how they are im- be'
e proving from day to day. When as
the doctor with happy smiles as- To
5 sures the patient he is "on the bu
mend" and will soon be out. the
When the captain of the wide
waste with a sinking ship, calms
7 the rising, frantic fears until he
can launch the life boats. When
e, the boy at the cross roads in New
Jersey was asked by the pursuing chi
e, "Red Coats" which way Wash- F
ington went, pointed in the oppo- gii
2 site direction. Indeed the line c
between right and wrong, be- Cc
$ tween truth and untruth, has
ýh puzzled mighty minds for ages.
How Would You Like It? Fl
Any man who wishes that he
was a woman should try it for a
Fasten a counterpane and a
en blanket 'round your legs; buckle
a strap around your waist so ki
he tight you can't draw a full breath
or eat a hearty meal; have your
hair all loose and fluffy so it keeps
' tickling your ears and getting in
to your eyes; wear high-heeled F
ng shoes and gloves a size too small de
i for you; cover your face with a f=
veil full of spots that make you
(6 squint; fix a huge hat on pins so
1al that every time the wind blows h,
it pulls your hair out by the roots, re
and then without any pockets R
and with a three inch square of r
lace to blow your nose with, and t
short sleeves, and openwork b
- stockings, go for a walk on a
i winter's day and enjoy yourself. IF
Oh, yes, you'd like it, all right.
-T. &P. Quarterly.
16 It is time that the warning of[
ev- scientists and lovers of nature
ts. against the slaughter of useful i
tnd birds was heeded by the Ameri
are cans and attention paid to their
er- preservation. Howmany thought- C
less men and boys wantonly kill|
the birds never can be knovn, butE
es- the figures must run into the
ney hundreds of thousands and per
es. haps to the million mark. Gen
ued erally speaking, every bird that
in is killed reduces the army of con
ay. sumers of insect pests, and that
nee means just so many insects are
urt left free to forage in our agricul
by tural domains. - Soston Globe. i
Pamous Stage Beatieuu
lIt look with horror on shin eruptions,
b blkotche4~ sores or pimples. They'don't
but have them, nor will any one, who uses
Bucklekn's Aidica Salve. It glorifies the e
fin- e. gss or aiti:rnmn vanish be
or- fore it. It rPsosre ips, chappdll
Shands oibsins; haes burns, cts and
Result of Demonstration work in
Grant Parskh.. Ti
Editor Colfax Chronicle: win,
The following estimation is on I
seed cotton at 33 cents per not
pound, and corn at 75 cents per C
bushel: be i
63 cotton demonstrators culti- h
vated 790 acres, and averaged writ
1092 pounds per acre, and a frac- er
tion over $38.22. Gu
The same number of acres un- at
der old methods made near 500 -
pounds per acre, at 33 cents per
pound, netting $17.50 per acre. a
A difference in favor of dem- bui
onstration work of $20.72.
Total profit to Grant parish in tim
favor of demonstration work,
98 corn demonstrators cultivat
ed 674 acres, and averaged 44j -
The same number of acres un- Th
der the old plan averaged 14 c.
bushels, a net gain for parish
demonstration of 30% bushels
per acre. sal
674 acres averaging 30% bush- Ju
- els gain, at 75 cents per bushel,. i
1 Total parish gain on demon- th
t stration work in corn and cotton,
This does not include co-opera- w
j tors and men watching demon- of
t strators, who as a rule are doing to
- better farming and making twice
1 as much as they ever did before.
- To say nothing of our young men
e buying homes and returning to
the farm. 1i
e Respectfully submitted,
s B. E. WOODS,
e Special Agent. o!
n Croupy Coughs sad Wheezy Colds. C
W The quickest simplest way to rid the m
g children of dangerous croupy coughs ft
and wheezy stuffy colds is to give them ti
Foley's Honey and Tar Compound. It tl
-. gives almost instant relief and stopp a
cough promptly. It soothes and heals. tl
e Contains no opiates. J. W. Duncan e
S Know It Well a
Familiar Features Well Known to Hun- p
dreid of Colfax Citiszes.
a A familiar burden in many a home, -
The burden of a bad back.
a A lame, a weak or an aching back I
Often tells you of kidney ills.
Doan's Kidney Pills are for weak
30 kidneys. I
h Here is good testimony to prove it.
ir O. W. Perkins, 604 Ave F, South
Crowley, La., says: "1 believe that I
would have been unable to do anything 1
had it not been for Doan's Ki Iney Pills.
For a long time my kidneys were disor
Lll dered, the kidney secretions being so
a frequent in passage as to oblige me to
, arise many times during the night,
thus robbing me of may rest. I lost
weight, my flesh becamne flabby and my
* health was poor. Finding beneficial
5, results from the first box of Doan's
;ts Kidney Pills, I continued to take this
of remedy until all symptoms of kidney
d trouble disappeared. Dean's Kidney
Pills gave me new life and I have not
been as well in years as I am now."
8 For sale by ali dealers. Price 50 cts.
f. Foster-Milbarn Co., Buffalo, New York,
sole agents for the United States.
Remember the name-Doan's-snd
take no other.-Adv.
Ire seri ale.
FU Thirteenth Judicial District Court, Par
ish of Grant, Louisiana.
I- W. J. Swor vs. J. R. Groes.
sir Notice is hereby given that by virtue
of a writ of seisure and sale issued out
t- of the Hon. 13th Judicial District Court,
ill Grant Parish, Louisiana, in the above
entitled suit and to me directed, I have
seized and will offer for sale at the
he principal front door of the court house
m the town of Colfax, La., between
e the hours prescribed by law, on
en- SATURDAY, JAN. 25, 1918,
athe following described property, sized
as the property of the defendant, to
at A certain tract of land described as
beginning 64 yards west of the south
re east corner of northeast quarter of thre
northeast quarter of section 9, township
8 north, range 4 west, Louisiana Merid
ian, running west to the southwest cor
ner of said forty, thence nabth 178
yards, thenuseast to within 10 yards ofi
ms, the east line of said quarter, theeso j
n't south to the point of starting, ~ri -
ing 15 acres shore or less, toget het with
I all of the bhdings ad an w ements
be- Terms of sale, eash, subjeea to ap
and This December 20, 1912.
ie of Gr g W z "
Drives Off a Terror.
The chief executioner of death in the
winter and spring months is pneumonia.
Its advance agents are colds and grip.
In any attack by one of these maladies
no time should be lost in taking the best
medicine obtainable to drive it off"
Countless thousands have found this to
be Dr. King's New Discovery. "My
husband believes it has kept him from
having pneumonia three or four times,'
writes Mrs. George W. Place, Rawson
ville, Vt., "and for coughs, colds and
croup we have never found its equal."
Guaranteed for all bronchial affections.
Price 50 cts. and $1.00 Trial bottle free
at Dixie Pharmacy.-Adv.
Notice to Traveling Public.
On or before January 1, 1913, we
will move our livery business into the
building of the Colfax Cotton Oil Co.,
where we will have large and commodi
ous quarters. The business will con
tinue as heretofore under the same
management, and a continuance of the
patronage heretofore accorded us is
COLFAX LIVERY STABLE,
d14-4t C. E. DUFFY, Mgr.
Thirteenth Judicial District Court, Par
ish of Grant, Louisiana.
C. W. LaCroix vs. R. P. Blackburn,
By virtue of a writ of seizure and
sale issued out of the Honorable 18th
Judicial District Court in the above S
numbered and entitled suit, and to me
I. directed, I have seized and will offer NE
for sale at the principal front door of A
the court house in Colfax, La., between
l the hours prescribed by law, on
SATURDAY, JAN. 4, 191& PR
the following described property, seized pR
as the property of the defendant, to
Lots Nos. 9 and 12, of block No. 29 E
of Teal's Ameville pddition to the
g town of Colfax.
e Terms of sale,-cash, subject to ap- TI
A. B. PERKINS, l
Sheriff of Grant Parish. E
ýherlf sale. IN
13th Judicial DistricCourt, Parish of
Grant, State Iilans.
Bank of Colfax vs. K W. Lewis.
Notice is hereby given that by virtue
of a writ of seizure and sale issued out
of thellonorable 13th Judicial District
Court in the above entitled suit, and to _
e me directed, I have seised and will offer
h for sale at the principal front door of
the court house in Colfax, La., between
It the hours prescribed by law, on
a SATURDAY, JAN. 4, 1918,
Is the following described property, sei
s ed s the property f defendan, to-wit:
Lot No. 10 of the Acmeville addition
to the town of Colfax, together with
all improvements thereon situated.
Terms of sale cash, subject to ap
' Colfax, La., Nov. 80, 1912.
A. B. PERKINS,
Sheriff of Grant Parish, La.
Ik In the matter of Clinton Mercantile
ik No. 80 in Bankruptcy.
In the United States District Court for
he tWestern District of Louisiana.
By virtue of an order of Hon. George
S. Taylor, Referee in Bankruptcy, to
t me directed in the above entitled mat
ing ter, I will offer for sale at the principal
i. fret doorof the court house in the
or- town of Colfax, La.. pt 12 o'clock, s oon,
on SATURDAY, Feb. 1, 1913,
to ute following real estate of said bank
;ht, ru t, to-wit:
ost The south half of the northeast quar
ter, the north half of the southeast
quarter, and southwest qua ter of the
cal southeast quarterof section 21 town
ID'S ship 6 north, range 2 east, La. Meridiaa.
hs Terms of sale, cash for not less than
three-fourths of its . raised vau
nay H. I IRENNAN,
W. C. & J. B. Roberts,
; ttornoeu an4 GoUm siorS
Will practice In State and United.
NOTARY IN OFFICE
Olsfl at fiszadtiI aua Golhx. Loulaa.
JoHN A. WIUIAII,
t COLFAX ............... LOUISIANA
ove Will practicP in all the Quurt,
SDR. B. A. SoILnAU
ied Ofce over th& Bank of Cdtlax
TelTdepheme N.a TO
Sas COLFAX, : LOUISIANA
s G. C. Chandler, M. D.1
Eye, ar, e, ose and Throat.
sa s rHI POar. LaL
sem aas. ats £*lhtulel Eq 1wagon | ba
ooper BldE.. Soorn a sad .
hants JOEL M. DURHAM
S Attorney at Law
L. Wr. L P..uerUZa IN ALU Ts CwaTe s
_RE ESOLVE D
THAT AVJRINC THE LAST
yEAR IE HAVE BUILT UP
AN HOtLST TRADE \JITH
j oiEST PEOPLE B'( SELLING
HONEST GOODS AT HONEST
PRICES- NEXT YEAR SAME
IET(HODS QUSTER ROW
WE FEEL THAT WE CAN LooK OUR PATRoNS
.SQUARE IN THE FACE AND WISH THEM A HAPPY
NEW YEAR, BECAUSE WITHIN OURSELVES WE
ARE CONSCIoUS oF HAVING TREATED oUR PA
° TRONS RIGHT IN THE PAST. OUR PATSONA6E
PROVES THIS. IN THE YEAR TO COME WE CAN
l PRoMISE To Do: No MORE THAN It THE YEARS
THAT HAVE PAS.SFD. WE NEED Rot, WE KCNoW,
EXTEND ANYTHIG, BUT THANKS To oUR oLD
PATRONS. WE IKNoW THEY NEED Mlo INVITA
TIoN To CoME To oVUt STORE. TQ THOSE WHo
HAVE NOT YET CoME QUR( WAY, To THE STRAN
GER IN oUR TOWN, WL' EXTEND, HOWEVER, AN
INVITATION To CoME A1'D SEE VS.
Peoples' Cask Store, Ltd.
to a -oount. W·
h You will never get a PROWM wh.en YoU c@*e_
into our bank, waether you wat to f or
BORROW money. ý :in. ýw ýwAa.'wI- ,
comea your aooount. We aýrýy Id"
anyone ADVICE ab t eeeanxq b
vepturea or INVBWT3 Th. whe he 1eoIe
of our depositors or ot. , ,
irs SAFE Ihy DEPOIIT BOXES I' WN"
Ited. ALL ACcotorTg sBOLIQ.?%2f)
JOINl WHITE&cO s,".
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