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VOL. 30 COLUMBIA, LOUISIANA, FRIDAY, JUNE. 9. 1916 Loving Cu Present ed to McClanahan Loyal Democrats Show Ap preciation of Sheriff McClanahan The loyal Democrats of Colum bia, Grayson, and Clarks pre sented Sheriff McClanahan with i a beautiful and expensive loving cup at the c.;urt hou:s in Colum bia on Saturday ni:ht, and one: of the larg,e: c'r.'ds that has ever assetabled in Caldwell's temple of j ost:ee was on hand to parti:cipate in the presentation. The presentation was made by Represent~tivw Sorrels, who in his usual happy and graceful manner mn:de a mist feeling and appropriate addr&'ss, which was repeatedly interrupted by long and loud aspplause. Sheriff M:cClainahan, a natural forceful and cloqiuent speaker, was notably effected when he arose to respond, but soon had his feelings under apparent con trol and respt)nded in the morst able and appireciative manner, making a short talk but one that rang true ";nd sincere in its every word and tOne. A Really Clean Refrigerator The. Celebrated "Rlanney Refrigerator" K Is a Really Clean refrigerator The Porcelain lining in the Cabinet style is moulded of one solid piece of Porce lain. You use porcelain dishes, washstands, bathtubs and kitchen utensils---why not a porcelain-lined refriger ator. Perfect circulation of dry cold air saves ice bills and food waste We purchased two solid cars this season, which guar antees you just the kind and size wanted, and a price lower than you could possibly obtain elsewhere. This large purchase enables us to maintain the same prices we have made for the past four years, notwithstanding the fact, that all the factories have advanced their prices over 25 per cent. This is one of the many advan tages of buying from us. A solid car of chain and lawn swings just received. Our No. 1 swing is made of solid oak, full bolt construction, has best quality souldered linc! galvaaized chains, very heavy hooks, and is nicely finished the new brown Fumed finish. Special this month only $2.70 42 In. Special this month only $3.15 48 In. Everything marked in plain figures VWHOLESALE dRiETAIL 132-138 North Second st, Frei ht paid on all orders over $10. We Do H~h Class Printing for Particular People--Try Us T'le cup presented was one of ' i the handsomest ever seen by this wri er. and was really and truly a thing of beauty that will be a joy forever. Immediately after the pre sentation, upon the invitations of Sheriff and Mrs. McClanahan, the meeting was adjourned to the Sheriff's home at Riverton i wh.er :refreshments were servedl 'and the good health, happiness and prosperity of all were pledged many times, and all "w 'nt as merry as a marriage be!"' until the wee sma hoirs of mo:rning arrived to speed the parting guests homeward after a p:easant evening. HISS ANNIE MULE - -I WHAT GOT HER OUTt SIE LICKED THE BRICK, OF COURSE. I have handled Blackman's Medicated Salt Brick for over a year and find it gives entire satisfaction. I think it is a sure remedy for stock when wormy and in a weak and rundown condition. It loosens the hide. stimulates and gives an appe tite. In fact it does all you claim for it. Samter, 8, C., 1.17.14, B. J, BARNETT. Two Most Interest ing Lectures Sunday: The Life and Habits of thQ Acadians Told of by Lecturer Two interesting and instruc tive lectnres were delivered here Sunday by Rev. Ireithaupt, ofl the Sunday School Mission De- I partment, upon home missions, I that were appreciated by large colngreiations at the Methodist Church. r The speaker took for his sub ject the work in South Louisiana where sLill dwells the Acadian farmers in the land of Evange line; where Protestant cnurches are not, and where many have never the gospel expounded by any save the Roman Catholic Spriests; where the simple tra ditions and varied superstitions brought from far-away Nova Sc ,tia a:e as real as ever among the simplle, u!leawned but kind, gentle and generous Acadian people. The speaker was well versed i up,,n his subject, has spent a long time among the Acadians, ' knows them and their peculiari- I ties, and knew how to tell of them, which made his lecture of more than passing interest, an ' to those of his auditors wh i ha eJ& eled o*l " tho Lafourche, Teche, Terrebone, Etc., his talk brought back I thoaghts of pleasant days spent among the Acadian people. Smith Butler Opens Up in Nice, New Quarters Smith Butler, the popular and suave tonsorial artist begs leave j to notify his friends and the general public that he has open ed in his new stand where he will be pleased to see them. He is making many improve ments in the shop and will have J them completed shortly when he will have one of the best equip ped shops between Monroe and Alexandria. Mr. Butler is an artist in his line and will have associated with him, Earl HIamilton who is also a first-class workman. He is making his shop sanitary in every respect and asks for patronage guaranteeing his work "Charley's Aunt" Presented at Clarks But was not Well Attended- But Play Pleased the Audience By special request the play "Charley's Aunt" was present ed at Clarks Monday night but owing to the fact that it was not generally advertised the attend ance was not very large, though I those present were highly en tertained. The cast was made up entire ly of Columbia High School students, the play having been , presented here during the cornm s mencement exercises, when it received :the absolute approval land unstinted applause of the auience and theatre-goers of Clarks who miss the show are deci4ed losers. Prominent Couple Wed in Bank of Caldwell IIr. W. I. Redditt and Miss (tissie Davis were united in mtairriage on Monday night at 9 o'clock in the lobby oi' the Cold I well Rank. Rev. Yar,borough performing the ceremony after which the happy and popular cuple departed for Monroe and otoer points. The Watchman extends hearty congratulations, and wishes them all happiness I and prosperity. Water-Mellon Time in Dixie's Land Of Course We Know when Due but Preparation Necessary Everybedy is acquainted with I"Watermillion Time" but least we forget the Watchman rises to ask if you are preparing or its proper celebration. There is no reason why we should i;ot have'em for July 4th. Will you? Mark Twain got our senti Fnents when he said of the water ielon: "When one has tasted it, eknows what the angels eat. n ot --r Southern water melon that Eve took; we know it because she repented." CROSS TIES ý ýWANTED Will pay highest prices for all kinds Oak and Red and Black Cypress ties on the Ouachita river or Iron Mountain road J. 0. SANDERS ;W Columbia, ::::: : Louisiana Columbia Seniors f Are Entertained By Their Friends and Ad- I mirers and have Royal Good Times There is nothing in the world like being a senior for then the t very pleasantL-st things in the't I- w, rld come your way: one con h tinucus :. und of pleasure, and to a .r be a senior in ('olulmbia is the ve:'y acme of seniority. in M.Irs. Ii. C. Blanks opened the c i, flv of hspitality last week by a ss en.eriaining tile ,ei;iors at a 6 a o'clock luncheon, and this enter- \ tairiimet was in keeping with the splendid and brilliant aifairsd3 d for which Mrs. Blanks is noted. On 'T hurisday of last week e "n Mrs. S. P. Walker entertainedi the seniors and faculty, serving t de:icious refreshments and an- o other pleasant eveuing was en th tered in the seniors al unin;. st Tuesday after:looa Prof. and es 1M:s. B. H. Redditt entertained or th: senior girls and faculty at a is three-course lu:nceon, and at the ot close of the third course the 1? young lady graduates were pre ti- sented with beautiful and appro er priate souvenirs of the occ.,sion. it, The seniors of the cambia Lt. High School may well . that 'r "Life is a song, And w drift w alor, , After Comm, ment Da. " Reception antri ance for Our New Sheriff YouiLg Mca of Columbia will Royally Entcrtain the New Sheriff On Tuesday night, June 1:;:i: the young men of Columbia wvil tender a reception and dance to Sheriff McClanahan, andi the boys J)rop,)se to have a tal, and genuinely pleasant time !ti,.t Swill long he remembered b: a!l!. The Dance will occur in the court house and vwill be strictly ,a card affair, admission o!btain able only by cards which will go forward with invitation next Sweek. iusic will be furnished by tKi:. 1Moaroe Band and there will ie committees on arrangement, tior, music, reception and gen eral and it goes without the sa: - 1 ing that the affair will be one of r the most elaborate ever havin,, i occurred in Columbia. 'INSIDE FACTS ABOUT HOGS" ae that 900% of M IMi 8 them are infested M UME with worms and the 8 owners never suspect it until they show slgns of slekness or when butchered, clus l ter of small white Abdapll ~worms are found about the kidners and bolls on the livers. Why not prevent or cure this? DR. BLACKMANS MEDICATED SALT BRICK is guaranteed to do that Others have proven it. George B. Wiemer. of San Jose. l., wrote us on Oct15. '15 that two of his customers cred their hogs with our remedy in six or seven days after several of the herd had died, and another mer chant, Mr. W. T. Dodds, of Downs, Ill.. wrote us on Nov. 11. '15, that a number of his customers had kept their hogs healthy by the use of our remedy, while other hogs were dying all around them. Why not try it It not only rids bogs of worms, but they take on fat more r s ad when butchered, their mi am -ea- a, taty and autritb s iag a r ich and sat ural flavor t u som- ontly with beIathy, properly-fed and well eonditthod hos.