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LARGEST PLANE AND BLIMP Passeneer Zeppelin "Bordensee," largest in the world and in foreground photo of largest plane in the world wh ich wafused mthe last raid over Paris. "Fletcher World" machine is one hundred and thuty feet in width a nd has four engines. I ! IF ALL DRUGGISTS t Î Were as particular as we are about the i "Quality" of their Drugs, it would not ! I have been necessary for Congress to I pass a Pure Food and Drug Law. You I can rest asssured that anything pur I chased at our Store is of the Highest I Standard. ♦ COME AND RUBBER Now is the time to buy that Hot Water * ▼ ❖ t Bottle. Every home should have one. I It is the first thought in sickness. What Î is better than a Hot Water Bottle at I your feet these cold nights? I \ ! FOUNTAIN I SYRINGES GOODS tefcrî % ■ + [ * RUBBER GLOVES —JUST RECIVED— A Big Shipment of STERNO CANNED HEAT IT'S GETTING TO BE THAT TIME FOR GIFTS GET YOURS WHILE THE ASSORTMENT IS LARGE Opelousas Drug Stores, (THE QUALITY STORE) I Day Phone 300 Saizan Building Night Phone 329 OPELOUSAS, LA. WHY JNO. M. PARKER SHOULD BE ELECTED GOVERNOR By Dr. G. F. REELING, New Orleans A few reasons why John M. Parker should be elected governor of the state of Louisiana: First—John M. Parker is the father of his own platform. He is the orig inal inventor of all the planks in it and has adhered to same from its very creation. He has never adopted a single plank or idea of his oppo nents. Whereas, Frank P. Stubbs, with his new issue to his platform, the civil service, etc., in answer to the Hon. Henri Gueydan, shows conclusively that he is copying the original John M. Parker's platform. Second—That John M. Parker is true and loyal to his platform; is no office-seeker—the office seeks him (the people). Whereas, Frank P. Stubbs, by his adoption of John M.Parker's platform and the changing of his platform daily to meet the daily issues, shows his weakness of personality and is conclusively evidence of his inability to hold such important and responsi ble an office as governor of the state of Louisiana; shows that he can be led by the powers to be, to submit to their wishes. (Hon. Martin Behrman and Bob Ewing,his political creators.) Third—That John M. Parker is the candidate of the people, by the people and for the people of Louisiana. Whereas, Frank P. Stubbs is a po litical accident by virtue of^his mil itary office, using the mantel of the dear old khaki uniform for his selfish candidacy. When I say selfish, I mean that he lost no time in return ing to the U. S. A. long before the re turn of. his fellow comrades, for the sole pdrpose of announcing his candi dacy first, thus placing obstruction to the privileges of the other return ing heroes, feeling that Louisiana was aflame with the patriotic feelings for his service men. Fourth—That John M. Parker promises to give equal justice to all —to capital, labor and to the soldier. Whereas, Frank P. Stubbs prom- j ises only to support the 25,000 voters of the Hon. Martin Behrman and his ward bosses who are the curse to New Orleans society and modern civ ilization. That Frank P. Stubbs is not true to the cause for which he fought and ordered others by com mand that caused them to pay ex treme sacrifice on the bloody battle fields. (In the army, the known fact that a colonel is too wise an old guy to get near the firing) for free de Hfc « jnwigtd to support mocracy, the reign of old King Behrmanthe First and the ward bosses, that they may continue their reign and keep the people in a state of slavery, to keep them from their God-given American principle of free speech. Fifth—John M. Parker favors the lowering of taxation which means the lowering of rentals and promises a sound business administration on the basis of economy, which means the bringing back of conditions to a nor TYio 1 nri/I ef o nio r* » mal and stable basis. Whereas, Frank P. Stubbs side steps this issue and is pledged only to support the interests of Martin Behr man and his fellow ward bosses. He may be a competent lawyer but a poor business man. Sixth—That John M. Parker is supported by the business people and professional people throughout the state. I know not of a single big man supporting him who is a job seeker. Whereas, Frank P. Stubbs, created by the Hon. Martin Bherman and Robt. Ewing, supported by all the ward bosses, are certainly supporting him not for the principle but for the political jobs that can be given and created. Seventh—In conclusion, I do hope to remind the people of Louisiana and the faithful service men—those who have gone over the top and those who have endured the sufferings and misery of the war in the various camps, in the service of the U. S. army and navy—that they are entitl ed to consideration other than the privilege of endorsing the candidacy of Col. Frank P. Stubbs for governor upon their return as a meritorious re ward for their services; that during their time of service that they were fighting for and keeping the honor able politicians in their jobs. 'OR SALE —One large horse and I jlray; one mare and buggy; two milch cows and calves; one heifer; one antique sideboard. Apply to D. CONKLIN, Opelousas, La. dec6-2t L OST —Between my residence and Sunset, on Wednesday night last, from $125.00 to $140.00—six $20.00 bills and one $5.00 bill and the bal ance in small change, the amount of whichT don't remember. Reward for return of same to ARTHIBUS LAN DRY. dec6-tf s EALED BIDS. $24,000.00 ST. LANDRY PARISH, LOUISIANA Road District No. 9 Bonds j Prcsident p 0 li c T Jui^T St Sealed bids will be received by the undersigned at Opelousas, La., until JANUARY 5, 1920, at 11 o'clock a. m., for the purchase of $24,000.00 five per cent Ninth Road District bonds of the Fourth Po lice Jury Ward of the Parish of St. Landry, La., dated August 1, 1919. Bonds will mature as follows : Forty-eight bonds of the denomi nation of $500.00 each; one bond payable August 1, 1924; and one each year thereafter up to and includ ing August 1, 1947; and two bonds payable August 1, 1948, and two bonds payable each year thereafter up to and including August 1, 1959 Interest payable semi-annually, on the first day of February and August of each year, and being at the rate of 5 per cent per annum from date of issuance. The principal and interest of said bonds shall be payable at the office of the Parish Treasurer or at the National Park Bank in the City and State of New York, at the option of the purchasers. Each bid shall be accompanied by a certified check for 2 1-2 per cent of the face value of said bonds. All bids must be superscribed with the words: "Bids for Road Bonds of the Ninth Road District, Fourth Police Jury Ward, St. Landry Parish, La The purchaser will be required to defray the cost of any legal examin ation or investigation in connection therewith that may be required by him The Police Jury shall have the right to reject any or all bids. F. OCTAVE PAVY, Landry Parish, La. nov22-5t in a of ed, to of ers its ish for are a a to is a a is SUGGESTS CLUB FOR PROTECTION OF GAME AND FISH Opelousean Recounts Some of the Advantages to be De rived from Organization PENNSYLVANIA TRIED IT WITH MARKED EFFECT Would Spell End of Pot Hun ter and Fish Hog and Stop Future Depredations on of of at by to by An Opelousas gentleman has giv en the Star-Progress the following sumamry of his reasons why the or ganization of a parish-wide fish and game club for the protection of what we have felt in that line would prove of inestimable benefit to both present and future generations. The suggestion we endorse heartily. Once and not so many years ago as time is computed, this parish was a veritable sportsman's paradise. Feathered game and the four-footed tribes were in abundance everywhere and it was a simple matter to bag birds and an imals in any quantity. That time, thanks to the game hog, has passed and only the recollection of success ful days afield with dog and gun now remain as a poor reminder of what we once had at our command. The innumerable^treams and lakes of this well watered country were plentifully supplied with fish of all kinds. Owing to the depredations of the fish hog the finny tribe has be come somewhat scarce, though not in the same degree as the game that once abounded everywhere. But the growing scarcity of fish is becoming more noticeable every season and it has finally imprssed the fact on the wise men of this country that unless something is done to remedy existing evils, St. Landry parish will be as free of fish and game as some of the very thickly settled states of the ex treme east or the middle west. The state game and fish com mission has accomplished wonders in the matter, but it can not do every thing without the assistance of the individuals throughout this parish and the state at large who wish to see the game and fish preserved as a great asset for the future. Such work would not require such a herculean effort, after all, but unless steps are taken at once along the line suggest ed, the days of the game birds and animals as well as the fish will be numbered pretty soon. *• Our contributor has the following to say anent this interesting subject and we commend it to the thoughtfu". consideration of the real sportsmen of St. Landry parish and the state \t large : It is suggested that the sport lov ers of St. Landry parish get together and effect the organization of a sportsman's club, which will have for its object the propogation and con servation of game and fish in the par ish wilds and streams. The streams and lakes of the par ish—fine, clear, fresh and flowing— should be a veritable fisherman's par adise, abounding in the varieties of game fish for the devotees of rod and reel, as well as all the market fish. This sportsman's club should have for its object the stocking of the streams; to see that proper laws are enacted protecting the streams and lakes; that preserves or sanctuaries are set apart where fish and game may propogate without danger or fear; that proper wardens are pro vided, and that these wardens do their duties and see that the laws of con servation are carried out. Such a parish club should have at least one thousand members, every one of whom should be an ex-officio warden, pledged to report violations, and to abtsain from any violations himself. Annual dues of, say, $2, payable to the secretary, serving without pay, would accomplish much toward stock ing the streams taking care of the ex penses of interesting proper legisla tion and bestirring the game and fish commission to going its limit for St. Landry parish. An executive com mittee could select one or more sanc tuaries, say, of a thousand acres each. With the consent of the landowners, a wire, breast-high to a fian, could be strung about the acreage, which would permit game to enter and leave as it choose. Both birds and animals soon learn of these quiet spots and select them for breeding places. Only a few years ago in the state of Pennsylvania the scarcity of game became alarming. A state-wide or ganization was effected, such as is suggested for this parish. Dues were fixed at $1.50 annually, and in a short time the membership grew to almost half a million. Legislation was in terested and laws and funds provided —not all at once, but gradually, as the citizenship began to realize the value of the effort. As a consequence that state now has some twenty great preserves, where all game is free of molestation. Laws have been passed fixing the time and amount of game that can be taken. The state collects almost three-quarters of a million dollars in hunting licenses; the pot hunter is a thing of the past and the sportsman who shoots and fishes as a sportsman is always sure of a limit bag. SIR THOMAS LIPTON GIVES HIS SHAMROCK IV THE ONCE OVER Sir Thomas Lipton on his inspection toyur over his racing yacht, the Shamrock IV, which has been in drydock at Showan's Shipyards, in Brooklyn, N. Y., since the start of the war. Sir Thomas expects to race his yacht for the International Cup in June of next year. FULL EXPLANATION OF RED CROSS SALE OF SEALS The following letter is self-explan atory : To All Chairmen Civilian Relief, from Harry L. Hopkins, Director Civ ilian Relief. Subject: Tubercu losis Association Seal Sale: Some word of explanation may be necessary in connection with the re lationship existing between the sale of so-called Red Cross seals by the National Tuberculosis Association and its state agents. For a number of years the Red Cross has allowed its name to be used in connection with this seal sale, with the exception of last year when as you may remember, the Red Cross appropriated two and one-half million dollars to the support of the National Tuberculosis Associ ation and its state agents. Therefore, last year the seals were not sold, but ten were given with ev ery membership taken in the Red Cross, or at least were provided to be given. With the resumption of the sale of the seals this year, the impres sion seems general that the National Tuberculosis Association and the Red Cross are in reality one organi zation. The contrary is the case. The two organizations are quite sep arate in personnel and operation. The co-operation of course has been cor dial and desirable. A certain small percentage of the gross results of the seal sale is given to the Red Cross for the use of its name, but outside of this fact the use of the Red Cross symbol by the National Tuberculosis Association is significant only of the warm interest that the Red Cross feels in the fight on tuberculosis. With these words of explanation, the way may be clear for closer co-opera tion than ever before on the part of Home Service sections in relation to the State Tuberculosis Association. Of course, as individuals, all Home Service workers will want to do ev erything possible to insure full suc cess of the seal sale compaign and as organized groups, the Home Service sections will want to co-operate in ev ery possible way to insure that the work of the Tuberculosis Association is effective. Yours very truly, HARRY L, HOPKINS, Director Civilian Relief. Home Serv- ice Section, A. R. C. -o- GREATER COLLEGE ASS'N BOOSTS HARRIS' TRIP L. L. Squires, secretary of the Greater Agricultural College Associa tion, is very enthusiastic about the proposed trip of a hundred Louisiana boys through Iowa, Wisconsin and Il linois in the month of August, as planned by Sueprintendent T. H. Har ris of the state department of educa tion. He believes that if two or more boys from each parish can visit the great universities of these states and the farms that are conducted under the direction of the field representa tives and demonstration agents sent out by these institutions that they will become ardent advocates of the Greater Agricultural College for the state of Louisiana in their respective communities, and will have the effect of bringing out a full and favorable vote for the ratification of the amendment that will suply the funds for building and equipping Louisi ana's Greater Agricultural College, at the November election. Mr. Squires said that the soldiers returning from European battlefields to the different communities and talking to their home people had a wonderful effect in the Liberty Bond campaigns, and he is of the opinion that these farmer boys returning from a visit to the premier education al institutions of the country will have a similar effect on their people regarding the proposed amendment. It is his belief that there will be an average of more than two boys from each parish, since Superintendent Harris is to assume the responsibility for their welfare on the entire jour ney, besides the people of Louisiana are deeply in sympathy with educa tional and agricultural development and know that their boys will learn, a good in sent dry girl try her ret of 14 Hang it on the Christmas Give the gift that lasts the whole year through, the welcome weekly j 0 y. bringer, the every-Thursday reminder of your generosity and good taste .... I'm talking about Ipt K * fj| » à % a „ J c La r&i&'v Ji Jr*?. j IV 1 . ' -K It's the National Farm Christmas Gift! Buy it for your friends—hang it on their Christmas trees; stuff it into their stockings. Let me be Santa Claus for you ! Just give me your list of friends, and I'll do all the rest. The farmer is a hard man to buy a present for- give him The Country Gentleman. You'd like to give someone a $1.50 novel— give him five in THE COUNTRY Gentleman ! The man who has a garden, the woman who keeps chick- ens, the housekeeper, the fruit-grower, the stock- man—give 'em all THE Country Gentle- man. It will save your nerves and your pane and make your friend* more friendly. Write down their names and addresses and send them to me with $1.00 for each name. Your shopping is then done! And on Christmas morning cadi friend will receive in your name a beauti- ful card announcing this most welcome gift. DO YOUR CHRISTMAS SHOPPING TODAY AARON JACOBS, PHONE 265, OPELOUSAS, LA. , An authorized subscription representative of TheCouhyGtn&iiiM 31» WiesHome Journal TheSatunkyLvmnghat 52 mas—$1.0# -*1.75 TIÎ £ UNIVERSAÎ CA ft ' Her- is the Ford Runabout, a perfect whirl wind of utility. Fits into the daily'life of everybody, anywhere, everywhere, and all the time. For town and country, it is all that its nanu« siics—a Runabout. Low in cost of operation ; low in cost of maintenance, with all the sturdy strength, dependability and re liability for which Ford cars are noted. We'd be pleased to have your order for one or more. We have about everything in motor car acces sories, and always have a foil line of genuine Ford parts—give genuine Ford service. BORDELON'S GARAGE / Opelousas, La. good deal on the proposed trip. The Greater Agricultural College Association will lend its aid to the state department of education in arousing interest throughout the state in the trip. • The first parishes to respond to Su perintendent Harris' circular letter sent out on the subject were St. Lan dry and Lafayette, citizens of both these parishes giving assurance of their sympathy with the project by return mail. , THIS CLUB GIRL MAKES MONEY WITH POULTRY Leo Davenport, a fifteen-year-old girl from Webster parish, has made a total profit of $317.35 from her poul try products this year, according to her report submitted to Miss Marga ret M. Park, assistant poultry spec ialist, extension division, Louisiana State University, Since February 1, Leo has set 425 eggs, 358 of these hatching. She has lost only 54 of this number. She fed her chickens on dry mash, oats, chops and corn. She sold 470 dozen of eggs for market for $246.75, and 14 hatchings of eggs for $9. She has on hand six male birds, valued at $15, and 100 hens-at $150. The sum value of her stock makes a total of $420.75, but Leo had expenses such as building 14 chicken coops, costing $8.40; feed ing chickens, costing $30; (this feed being produced at home) ; cost of eggs for hatching being $35 ; and the cost of stock bought for egg produc tion being $30. The total cost of ex penditures was $103.40. This sub tracted from the value of stock $420. 75, gives a total profit of $317.35. "It is our aim," said Miss Park, "to have every poultry club member get such results as these. This can be accomplished by almost any child who gives the proper attention and help to at to the intelligent care of Tan chickens." HOME AGENTS LEARN HOW TO MAKE Bl Butter making was the spec# ture emphasized in the ft work of the home demoï agents' short course now at the Louisiana State Uï This work was given under tion of J. H. McClain of division, United States del agriculture. The agents were divided groups of three, and each given a supply of cream and * mon type of chum found in the j homes with which to make This practical work was of ble value to the agents as is ced by the favorable comment* i ren throughout the work. "I feel," said Mrs. Geisen, Rapides parish, "that the le have had in making butter have most helpful and through the! will be able to meet many problems that will confront us ' work in the rural sections.' Miss Fannie Buie of _ said: "After working with Clain for a week I feel sure th*t( agent can more efficiently mal ter and give instructions than' before.' Among other work given thr ® u ^ out the first week were Food and s trition, by Miss Kedzie; Poultry, Professor W. H. Gates; BaeMjKg™ by Dr. C. W. Edgerton; and Socio * Ogy, by Dr. W. O. Scroggs. ■o —Do you know the shopp®:: says "Wrap it up" instead of much?" e-bred Barred! F R SALE—Pyre Cockerels. Address, ? DALY, R. F. D. No. 1, La..