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THE COLFAX CH RONICLE
Absorbed the GRANT PARISH DEMOCRAT May 1, 1909
R Democratic Journal, devoted to Local and 6eneral News, Literature, 6cicnce, Rgriculture, Etc.
VOL. XXXVII COLFAX, GRANT PARISH, LA., SATURDAY, JANUARY 4, 1913 -
VOL. XXXVII COLFAX, GRANT PARISH, LA., SATURDAY, JANUARY 4, 1913 NUMBER 10
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Anti-Saloon League Convention in
The Anti-Saloon League will tio
hold its convention in the spring, A,
date and place to be announced cie
later. Rev. J. A. Christain, is
State Superintendent, writes us str
as follows: in
I have traveled pretty well
over this State, and have talked "j
to leaders of all churches and r
parties, and I feel sure that we
are going to be able to get to- a
gether solidly. Our cause insist- H(
ently demands this, and I think is
the friends will be heroic enough iq
to put the cause above all else.
We have not been able to mus- -i
ter into real service more than is
one hundred in five hundred who "f
are sentimentally on our side. in
By the phrase "muster into ser- br
vice" I don't mean enrollment as "*
subscribers to league work; I re
mean that approximately 400 peo- "'
ple out of every 500 -who are in lo
fovor of no liquor in this State in
are doing next to nothing any- U
where, in anyway, to advance
the cause. My hope is that we hi
may be able to have a State Con- ki
vention in the spring, with every a
part of the State and every mor- u,
al and social-welfare organization fe
represented. The league has a hi
program to submit to the temper- bi
ance people of this State, and it d4
is a stiff, practical program. A
Business men will not support
any other sort. There are men
and women in Louisiana who ol
have the money, and they are
willing for us to use some of it
in thiq fight when they are con- ci
vincea that we know the lay of
the land, and mean to do some
Neither is it a question of doing
,everything all at once. The busi
Bess people of this State who e
support us are well aware' that h
this victory will pot come right h
away. When they subscribe t
they do not demand that we win d
in a week, and never ask them
for another cent f But `they do r
want a clear cut program, a defi
nite plan of action. They expect t
us to show them a road that looks
I f ng somewhere.
The ml" of the league are r
unimpeachable. Its organization t
and plan of advance are modeled
upon the best known rules of
business. It is the finest fight
ing machine ever turned loose on
the liquor traffic. It has knock-i
ed 'em to pieces in many quar
ters, and scared 'em to death
everywhere. It can be made a
blessing to this State if we care
to do it. And whether we care
to step or go on in a big way,
ought to be decided at the Spring
Think it over, talk it over with
your neighbor, and watch for
the date and place.
J. A. CaRISTIAN,
There is little chance for fail
ure in the livestock business in
the South if the feeds are pro
duced on the farm. Don't get
the livestock before the feeds
have been grown. It is more
profitable to sell feeds than to
buy them at present prices.--The
The "Grand Daddy" clause,
for the registration of voters un
der section 5 of article 197 of the
State Constitution, is now open,
and will remain open until 6 p.
m. August 31, 1913. This is a
special provision by a joint reso
lution of the Legislature of 1912,
known as Act No. 24.
Hints for Hoeaukeepmar.
Keep Foley's Honey and Tar Com
pound always on. band, and you can
quickly head off a old by its prompt
muse. It contains mo ofites, heals and
soothes the itflated air passages, st
the coug4miabd - re a•big deta,'
Duncan 9o., t
The New Baptist Bible.
First copies of the revised edi- 1
tion of the Bible published by the not
American Baptist Publication So- mo
ciety are out. The new edition the
is a radical departure in its con- the
struction from the language used eve
in the King James version. Sa
In the new Bible the names the
"Adam and Eve" do not appear. If
Their place is taken by the words mi:
"man" and "woman," which is the
a direct translation of the old WE
Hebrew names. The word "hell" of
is eliminated, "underworld" be- en
iqg inserted in its places. tyl
Other great changes are made. fai
The story of Jonah and the whale a!
is changed so that the words mi
"great fish"-as being a nearer al
interpretation of 'the ancient He- th:
brew - take the place of "whale." wl
"Jehovah thy God," "Carved" ca
replaces "graven, " and the word ai
"immersed" in parenthesis fol- wl
lows the word baptize in every wi
instance. In the newedition the fo:
Lord's Prayer becomes: co
"Our Father who art in heaven, te:
hallowed be thy name. Thy tel
kingdom come. Thy will be done, ta
as in Heaven so on earth. Give ea
us this day our daily bread. And w4
forgive us our debt, as we also th
have forgiven our debtors. And th
bring us not into temptation, but N,
deliver us from the evil one.
Support Your Home Newspaper.
A good local newspaper is one f
of the surest signs of a progres- m,
sive community and it is to every do
farmer's interest to do what he tr
can to make his parish paper a th
good paper. It tells him things o
which be should know and which R
no other paper can tell him. Of- or
ten it will be the best advertising
medium he can use, and if the T
editor realizes that the farmers S
In his territory are trying to help
him make a good paper, he is
more than willing on his part to t
1do all he can to advance the in- e
Sterest of the-rural sections. We d
realize that too many local papers a
-give practically all their atten
t tion to the town and neglect the
B country districts, but we wonder
sometimes if this is not almost as
e much the farmers' fault as it is ,
a the paper's. Get in touch with
your local paper. Send in to it °
any item of news you tnay have.
Let the editor know about any
"good farming that is being done
in your neighborhood. Help him I
to see that the prosperity of a
h town is founded upon the pros
a perity of the farming country
e about it. In this way you can
' help him make a better paper
F, and enable him to be of more
g service to you and to the com
munity. -Progressive Farmer.
r A Giri's Wildi MIdaiht Ride.
To warn people of a fearfulu, forest
fire in the Catskills a young girl rode
horseback at midnight and sar ed many
lives. Her deed was glorious but lives
il are often saved by Dr. King's New
in Discovery in curing lung trouble, coughs
o- and colds, which might have ended in
et consumption or pneumonia. It cured
me of a dreadful cough and lung dis
eas e, writes W. R. Patterson, Welling
re ton, Texas, after four in our family
to had died with consumption, and I gain
t ed 87 d pouds. Not;g so sure ande
be safe for all throat lung troubles.
Price o0e and 1.00. Trial bottle free.
Guaranteed by Dixie PhaCm acy.--Adv.
' Victory Lier In the ;';.
" DN't inch.h, uorde-'. fall. ever. nor
he iddle, but grapple like a m'man. A ne
S.vho wills it can go anywh are, and do
' hat he determines to do.- John Todd.
a Anolent Tree on Mt. Etna.
SOn MLt. Etna is a chestne t tree two
12, ihousand years old 213 feet in circum.
.- Opl, Take Time to Harden.
When opals are rst tak on from the
.aise they are so soft that they can be
apt IChed to penm with the finger nal.
w. Oncetraon is the eoutof
:troeath- UmDero .
Newspaper Errors. B
The editor of an exchange does
not want anyone to send him any in P
more copies of his paper in which ke,
they have found mistakes: If botl
they find a perfect copy, how- nev
ever, he offers a big price for it. or c
Same with us, says the editor of be
the Crystal Falls (Mich.) Drill. lain
If the fool critic who hunts for saf
mistakes in the papers would find tan,
them all he would be kept busy. You
We will be pleased to buy copies u
of any paper which can be proven
entirely free from errors, either a
typography or in statement of w
fact. We will be pleased to find whi
a merchant who never made a os
mistake in putting up an order, ma
a lawyer who never lost a case pa
through his own errors, a doctor
who never wrongly diagnosed a d
case, a druggist who never made
a mistake, a post office official Thi
who never put mail into the
wrong box, a woman who never
forgot to put in the salt while
cooking, or to put the tea in the I
teapot before putting in the wa- Juc
ter. Bring on some of your mis
takeless paragons who find it so for
easy to criticise the papers and t
we'R give them the chance of
their lives to find out whether the
they are really human. - Monroe as
News Star. 1
His Stomach Troubles Over. toj
Mr. Dyspeptic, would you not like to
feel that your stomach troubles were
over, that you could eat any kind of
food you desired without injury? That -
may seem so unlikely to you that you
do not even hope for an ending of your 13'
trouble, but permit us to assare yon
that it is not altogeteer impossible. If
others can be cured permanently, and
thousands have been, why not you? J. of
R. Barker, of Battle Creek, Mich., is C,
one of them. He says, "I was troubl- a
ed with heortburn, sndigestion, and liv- fa
er complaint until I used Chamberlain's th
' Tablets, then my trouble was over." tb
g Sold by all dealers. -Adv.
trresolution to Be Pitled. a
There is nothing more pitiable In
D the world than an irresolute man, os
eillating between two tqlings, who
would willingly unite the iwo, and who
does not perceive that nothing can
S unite the two.--Goethe.
e For Protection From Frosts.
r Because frosts do the most damage I,
when the air is calm, a Paris scientist
has advanced the theory that orchards
8 and vineyards can be protected by I
helectric fans to keep the atmosphere
Advertising and Good Sense. t
Advertising pays, and the more you
ie advertise, the more it pays-if you use 1
n good sense. That has been demon
a strated time and again.-Frank Far
Calmness Shows Power.
The deepest thoughts are always
Or tranquilizing, the greatest minds are
re always full of ealm, the richest lives
have always at heart an unshaken re
- pose.-Hamilton Wrfght Mable.
"t "When the police arrested that ra
de as a 'fence' his lawyer couldn't. clear
him." Strange; it ought to be easy for
, anybody to whitewash a fenceJ'-Bal
Th Sheriff Sale.
'birteenth Judicial District Court, Par
ish of Grant, Louisiana.
Lis- W. J. Swor vs. J. R. Gross.
ig- Notice is hereby given that by virtue'
ily of a writ of seizure and sale issued out
in- of the Hen. 13th Judicial District Court,
md Grant Parish, Louisiana, in the above
es. entitled suit and to me directed, I have
ee. seized and will offer for sale at the
dv. principal front door of the court house
m the town of Colfax, La., between
the hours prescribed bylaw, on
or SATURDAY, JAN. 25, 1913,
t the following described property, seized
do as the property of the defendant, to
A certain tract of land described as
beginning 64 yards west of the south
east corner of northeast quarter of the
wo northeast quarter of section 9, township
S8 north, range 4 west, Louisiana Merid
isan, running west to the southwest cor
nor of said forty, thence north 178
yards, thence east to within 10 yards of
th east line of said quter, thence to
south to the point of starting, compris
the ing 15 acres more or less, together with
e all of the buildings and improvements
Terms of sale, cash, subject to ap
This IDecember 20, 1912.
t A. B. PERKINS,
Sheriff of Grant Parish.
Best Cough Medicine for Children.
"I am very glad to say a few words
in praise of Chamberlain's Cough Rem
eydy" writes Mrs. Lida Dewey. Milwau- O
kee, Wis. I have used it for years
both for my children and myself and it 1
never fails to relieve and cure a cough
or cold. No family with children shou d
be without it as it gives almost immed'
ate relief in cases of croup. Chamber
lain's Cough Remedy is pleasant anc
safe to take, which is of great impor
tance when a medicine must be given to
young children. For sale by all dealer .
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 13th PA
Judicial District Court in the above
numbered and entitled suit, and to me
directed, I have seized and will offer co
for sale at the principal front door of
the court house in Colfax, La., between ST
the hours prescribed by law, on
SATURDAY, JAN. 4, 1913.
the following described property, seized
as the property of the defendant, to- TC
Lots Nos. 9 and 12, of block No. 29 LE
of Teal's Acmeville addition to the R
town of Colfax.
Terms of sale,-cash, subject to ap- pR
A. B. PERKINS, M(
Sheriff of Grant Parish.
13th Judicial District Court, Parish of
Grant, State of Louisiana.
Bank o olfax vs. A. W. Lewis.
Notice iMereby given that by virtue
of a writ of seizure and sale issued out
of the Honorable 13th Judicial District
I Court in the above entitled suit, and to
- ae directed, I have seized and will offer
for sale at the principal front door of
a the court house in Colfax, La., betweer.
the hours prescribed by law, on
SATURDAY, JAN. 4, 1918,
the following described property, seiz
ed as the property of defendant, to-wit:
Lot No. 10 of the Acmeville addition
to the town of Colfax, together wit.
all improvements thereon situated.
Terms of sale cash, subject to ap
M Colfax, La., Nov. 30, 1912.
A. B. PERKINS,
Sheriff of Grant Parish, La.
e In the matter of Clinton Mercantile
it Company, Bankrupt.
a No. 849 in Bankruptcy.
y In the United States District Court for
e the Western District of Louisiana.
By virtue of an order of Hon. George
8. Taylor, Referee in Bankruptcy, to
me directed in the above entitled mat
ter, I will offer for sale at the principal
m front door of the court house in the
town of Colfax, La.. at 12 o'dlock, noon,.
n- SATURDAY, Feb. 1, 1913,
r- the following real estate of said beak
ruhe south half of the northeast quar
ter, the north half of the southeast
quarter, and southwest quarter of th
Ssoutheast quarter of section 21, town
re ship 6 nort, range 2 east, La. leridian.
· Terms of sale, cash for not less than
three-fourths of its appraised value.
H. M. BRBENAN,
W. C. & J. B. Roberts,
r ttorn6uss anl 0ounslIors
,l Will praetIce In estate and United
NOTARY IN OFFICE
Otlles at rlxaandria ad Goalx. Lonilan I.
JOHN A. WILLIAMS.
te LAWYER, .
lt COtFAX ............... OUIBIANA
ve Will practicP in all the Courts.
.the ])R B. A. SOILEAU
sed Ofee over the Bnk of Cd
to Telephe N.. 7
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G. C. Chandler, M. D..
s 5peesfle is dibesass o
Eye. Ear, Nose and Throat.
sof asazvaroaT. LA.
5to pesttesl af Afrtltelial 1gm Slwagas bo se@
e cooper Baid. Zoosm S5 and s.
fts JOEL M. DURHAM
aP- ¶ Attorney at Law
Is. Wn*.' PaWeram 15 ALL 'ss Cowuv3
RESOLVED -WE AREE KING A POINT
OFr STLE AS WELL AS QUALITY! WE
JAVE MADE OUR MARK BUT WE ARE
MARKING DO NOiW
WE HAVE MADE OUR MARK IN THIS CITY BE
CAUSE WE HAVE ALWAYS TRIED To GIVE oUR
PATRONS MERCHANDISE THAT IS GOOD. WE
BELIEVE IN ASKING oNLY A FAIR PRICE FCR.
GOOD MERCHANDISE, AND NOT SELLING POoR
STUFr AT ANY PRICE.
JUST NoW YoU WILL SAVE MONEY BY CoMING
To OUR STORE, BECAUSE ON BROKEN LINES AND
LEFT-oVERS, WHICH WE Do NoT WI4H To CAI
RY UNTIL ANOTHER SEASoN, WE ARE MAKING
PRICE REDUCTIONS THAT WILL MAKE YOUR
MONEY HAVE A LoNG REACH. COME AND SEE
Peoples' Cash Store, Ltd.
This is the first week in the par aid the week
when most every wrong-doer deoideto do r!t.
While we are enthoai a to over dohs the rrrht
o thing, let as do the akot aol foM tal by
STARTING a bank a~ouatI;i t
smallowhioh by makinmr1oa8s*4J mil la
have grofw belne you WillhaV~ldI "/" goW
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