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L The New Spring Suits Have Arrived These new Spring Suits are but another il lustration that Winsberg's always leads in men's wear. By rare luck we received a shipment of forty of these Suits from our Eastern manufacturer just at the time when every man is thinking about donning new Spring togs. ,• > Every feature of these Suits bespeak new ness and freshness. Some single-breasted, with half-belts and pleated backs; some two and three-button double-breasteds, with the snappy new "money pockets;" still others in the more conservative styles. A beautiful range of patterns in Browns, Greens, Élues and mixtures. What's more, we were able, by far-sighted merchandising to buy these Suits last July. They're marked on the basis of the prices we paid for them, and there's a ten to fif teen dollar saving on every Suit for you. See the new styles displayed in our win dows, and what will be better, come in and let us show you—we'll be only too glad to. HATS TO "TOP-OFF" and SHOES TO "PAIR-OFF" YOUR NEW SPRING OUTFIT j j ' j ! ! NSBERG 'The Quality Shop" Furnishes Latest Figures on Production Sam L. Rogers of the ba the census, department of ices the prelimin ; on cotton ginned by parish Louisiana, for th# crops of 1918. The report was c for the state at 10 a. m., 23,1920. Quantities • running bales, counting round Linters are not ip ! State Landry 1919 294,999 . .5,922 11,043 9,139 11,850 22,253 2,441 4,794 ........ 12,412 3,390 8,892 4,029 8,416 4,713 7,579 15,510 1,083 4.481 13,903 416 8,155 8,174 4,279 12.642 8,435 4,575 3,918 6,898 12,382, 2.481 1,722 15,318 580 3,272 7,176 8.212 4,008 4,715 8,275 6.351 1,484 2,242 7,461 Carroll . False iana ****$?■'< 1918 540,575 8,526 28,066 15,333 22,114 38,292 4,975 11,704 19,561 13,070 16,578 5,666 10.54Ï 9,356 11,400 19,603 5,552 6,735 14,240 1,543 11,644 15,755 9,851 28,647 15,477 10,045 23,389 14,354 20,525 9^052 2,868 27,518 642 4,726 13,394 10,574 5,739 6,564 14,503 9,040 3,758 5,120 14,797 • total output of bituminous in die United States in 1919 '*58,063 ,000 net tons. YOU CANT HELP BUT THINK OF ELMER'S WHEN YOU THINK OF CANDY always .where daintiness is appreciated^ Chocolates \ JfcnpeGooi; A SUITABLE PRESENT THE YEAR ROUND —BUY IT AT— BARILLEAUX'S CONFECTIONERY Corner Landry and Court Sts., PHONE 368 Recent Activities in the Big Cotton Association Reports from the parishes to the headquarters of the Ameriom Cot ton Association, in New Orleans, in dicate that the supreme effort to put the Louisiana Division f over the top in the -campaign for member ships has been reasonably successful. Detailed reports will not be received for'several days yet, but brief reports by letter and telegram tell of lie splendid work dope by the ward «id school district committee in the 39 parishes which are organized, and show that the time spent in paving the way and creating this organization was not wasted. Though every par ish secretary was supplied several weeks ago with more thpn his quota of charter and production member ship cards, several requests have come in from additional cards. One secretary wired in for 100 additional charter membership cards. Bad roads and'bad weather inter fered very much with the speaking campaign which was to precede the drive, so dozens of j?arish mass meet ings were arranged during the week of February 2 and there will be quite a number during the following week. Speakers who have filled in these be lated dates are Chairman W. B. Thompson, Hon. Harry D. Wilson, commissioner of agriculture Dr. W. R. Perkins, head of the farm exten sion work in Louisiana; and Grundy Cooper of Alexandria. The London exchange condition, and the threat of the English spinners to put an embargo, on American cot ton, has caused some unnecessary anx iety in the cotton belt, and Chairman W. B. Thompson, -in a telegram to President J. S. Wannamaker of the American Cotton Association, shows how abeurd it is for the spinners to take that attitude. It is the out come of a realization, brought home to them by Prof. Todd in his address to them last December, that they would have to pay a higher price for eotton and they might as well make up their minds at once to do so. Mr. Thompson in his telegram says: "If the rehabilitation of England depends upon production, which is unquestionably true, and if the Brit ish importer can manufacture the raw material into finished product and undersell the American manufacturer in his own market, which the authori ty mentioned declares to be £he case, then the threat that the raw material wiB be shipped back to this country, or even that importation will be ma terially curtailed while these condi tions continue, is dither the product of mental confusion or else is an ef fort to bluff the American spot hold er into sacrificing his product. It is quite true that the -foreign exchange situation presents very serious diffi culties, but these difficulties will not be overcome by efforts to stampede the American producer and spot holder, and 'to make cotton produc tion unprofitable, nor will such ef forts succeed. . 'The cotton producers of the South are in an impregnable position, pro vided that they do net sacrifice their holdings, and provided that for the coming year they put into cotton that acreage which they can properly culti vate and harvest. If the producers will pursue this course, which they certainly will do, they caifc buy any cotton that any misguided Englishnj might ship back and later sell it to 1 same people at a substantial profit. "The thing for the Southern cot ton producer, merchant and banker to do is to pay no attention to the raw-head and bloody-bones tales of English spinners, but to warehouse their Holdings to produce and finance food and feed stuffs with, cotton as a surplus crop only.' These tilings, they can do and will do, and will thereby not only insure their own prosperity, but will preserve the cotton produc ing industry for the benefit of the whole world. "Be not afraid, but stand together. Now is the time for the American Cotton Association to function along these lines. Go to it! "W. B. THOMPSON " The national convention of the American Cotton • Association has been deferred until March 9-12, ow ing to the vast amount of preliminary work necessary before the assembling of the convention. As it will be of vital importance to the entire cotton belt, President Wannamaker and his coadjutors desire to have as large a representation- as possible, and to be able to lay the big questions before the convention in a lucid and intelli gent manner so that the delegates will have no difficulty in forming a mature judgment without unneces sary delay. —-o Sanitary Measures Will Check Tomato Wilt Disease In some sections df Louisiana, it is often difficult to raise a satisfactory crop of tomatoes .on account of the tomato wilt disease. This disease first attacks the roots and then pass es up through the stems causing the plants to wilt and finally die. The disease is readily identified by cut ting a suspected plant. A diseased ILL THE SWEET TOOTH AND WIN HER HEART WE SELL IT—THE BEST CANDY—GET A BOX TODAY UTTELL'S 1920 DRUGSTORE "A LIVE ONE" plant has the inside of the stem more j or less blackened. This disease can usually be kept j in check to sonfe extent by the use of ' sanitary measures, according to C. j W. Edgerton, plant pahtologist, ex ! périment station, Louisiana State ! University. These include a system of crop rotation and the use of un contaminated soil in the seed beds, hot beds and cold frames. Tomatoes should -never be grown on the same ground for more than one year out of three, he says, while a three-year rotation will not entirely eliminate the disease, it will reduce it to a 'point where a crop can be grown. For the seed beds, hot beds and cold frames, fresh soil should be ob tained each season and this should be obtained from the weeds or from the to the place we fore his hns that and not to just en 16, „ ^ „ , some field that has never grown to- } matoes or has received the wash from tomato fields- By using such soil, the tomato plants will be healthy when set in the field. If infected soil is used in the seed beds, many of the plants will be infected before transplanting and the chances are that a large percentage of the plants will die before making fruit. Much of the loss -yoi tomato wilt in this state is due to the fact that the young plants have been grown in uuected soil. Sweet Potato Industry Makes Great Strides 5 15 spot ef pro the that they any The average Louisianian little re alizes what vast strides the sweet po tato industry has made within the last five years or the importance of this crop plays in southern agricul ture. From an acreage of 603,000 and a production of 60,000,000 bush els in 1914, this crop had grown steadily year by year to an acreage of over one million and a production of 102,579,000 bushels in 1919,. val ued at $138,085,000. That Louisiana has kept pace with the other states in the development of this industry is shown by the fact that within the last five years her acreage in sweet potatoes has in creased from 28,000 to 70,000, her production from 1,428,000 bushels to 6,300,000, her acre yield from 51 bushels to 90 bushels, per acre value from $48.75 to TlOS-SO, total value from $1,365,000 to $7,245,000. That this increase has been a healthy one and not accompanied by the glutted markets and low prices that usually follow such increased yields, is evidenced by the price of this_ crop, having advanced from 75 cents a bushel to $1.43 in the same period: When our farmers, especially those in the hill and cut-over pine land sec tions of our state, compare these fig ures with the 94 pound acreage yield and per acre value of $32.20 for cot ton, and the 17 1-2 bushel yield and per acre value of $26.25 for corn LITTELL'S White Pine Compound A valuable combination for the relief of COUGHS, anil COLDS, LOSS OF VOICE, HOARSENESS, BRONCHITIS, and oth er PULMONARY DISORDERS The purpose of this preparation is to control the cough, induce easy expectoration and soothe the irritated and inflamed tissues of the lungs and air passages. —PREPARED FOR— • • Littell's 1920 Drug Store "A LIVE ONE" PHONE 156 (1919 crop), they should have no trouble in convincing themselves of the value of increasing their acreage to sweet potatoes. "Hogs Tb* v Took a iance On Died** R. L. Sloan, agent in Grarit parish, ! contributes this week an account of the costly experience of a farmer who didn't believe in the anti-hog-cholera treatment. Says Mr. Sloan: "On the way to vaccinate hogs against cholera for a farmer some time ago, we passed the place of another who engaged us in conversation. After learning where we were going and what for, he re marked, 'I will let my hogs die be fore I will go to the trouble of vac cinating.' Some weeks later this same farmer came to me to vaccinate his hogs, saying that he had changed hns mind. But there were some hogs that he did not get up to vaccinate, and according to his own word those not vaccinated died while those vac cinated lived. Only last week this convert persuaded a man moving in to his community to have all of his hogs vaccinated by the simultaneous method before turning them loose on pasture or range. And I call to mind just now four other farmers who have comcto me unsolicited with an experience of vaccinated hogs living while those they took a chance on died." N°< TICE is hereby given, that Stock en (27), in the A. C. Skiles Lumber Company, Limited, issued September 16, 1912, to Frank Dimmick of Ope lousas, La., has been lost or mislaid, The public is cautioned against ne gotiating this stock, as the same has , been cancelled on the books and a } dup ii cate annlied for feb7-6t FÈÀNK DIMMICK, A. C. SKILES LUMBER COMPANY, LTD., By A. C. SKILES, Manager. For Sale Seven fine big Jacks, from 3 to 5 years old and from 14 1*2 to 15 hands high. All good indi viduals white ponies. Will sell them worth the money. . a a of of be so of feb!4-2m REMI WALLIOR. Opelousas, La. Mr. W. M. Rushing offered the following ordinance, seconded J>y Mr. W. F. Brown, to-wit: AN ORDINANCE Whereas, on Thursday, the 22d day of January, 1920, an election was held in the Fourth Road District of the Fourth Police Jury Ward of the Parish of St. Landry, La., to deter mine the following proposition, to wit: * Proposition: To incur debt and to is sue serial negotiable coupon bonds of said Fourth Road Dis trict, Fourth Police Jury Ward of the Parish of St. Landry, La., to the amount of seventy-five thousand dollars ($75,000.00), For Sale Cream Separator, in perfect condition. - APPLY TO CANDY KITCHEN, Post Office Box No. 55 OPELOUSAS, — — LOUISIANA ! D pp to run for periods of from on* (1) to thirty (30) years, and to bear interest at the rate of five per cent (5 per cent) per an num from said date until paid, interest on all bends to be paid semi-annually, and said bonds or funds derived from the sale thereof to be used and expended under the direction and control of the Police Jury of the Parish of St. Landry, La., as the govern ing authority of said Fourth Road District, Fourth Police Jury Ward of the Parish of St. Lan dry, La., for the exclusive pur pose of contracting for, acquir ing, laying out and constructing a system of modern public roads within the limits of said road dis trict, the title to which shall vest in the parish-and public. A suf ficient tax shall be levied each year to meet the payment of the bonds and interest as same ma tures. Whereas, the returns of said elec tion were duly canvassed by the Po lice Jory of the Parish of St. Landry, according to law, and notice to that effect given on the first day of De cember, A. D. 1919, and result of said election was declared to be that said proposition had been carried by a majority of 26 in number and a majority of $124,723.00 in amount of property valuation in favor of said proposition; now, therefore,, Be it ordained by the Police Jury of the Parish of St. Landry, La., in regular session convened, that said proposition having been carried at said election, the result thereof shall be promulgated by the president and clerk of the Police Jury by publica tion of one issue of the official jour nal under their respective signatures, and this shall be* their authority for so doing. The foregoing ordinance was duly read and considered, and a majority of the members elect being present, voted as follows ,to-wit: For—Messrs. J. T. St. Cyr, J. P. Pitre, R. L. Mills, J. E. Dailey, E. A. Cummings, F. O. Pavy, Geo. Greig, K. T. Catlett, W. F. Brown, W. M. Rushing, Theo. Doucet, F, P. Martin, Alex. Sylvestre, W. C. Dejean. Against—None. Absent—Messrs. H. D. Larcade, Allen McCoy. Adopted Feruary 2, .1920. F. OCTAVE PAVY, President. ATTEST— J. J. HEALEY, Clerk. I DMINÏSTRATION NOTICE. ESTATE OF ARCHIE MOORE No. 7076, Probat« Docket, Sixteenth Judicial District Court, Parish of St. Landry, Louisiana. Whereas, Belton Moore has applied to be appointed administrator of the above numbered and entitled estate; now, therefore, Notice is hereby giyen to any and all interested parties to show cause, if any they can or have, in writing, in this office within ten days of the first publication hereof, why the prayer of the said petitioner should not be granted. By order of Court dated February 5, 1920. HENRY LASTRAPES, JR., feb7-2t - * Clerk of Court. P R SALE —One four-room house, with outhouses, located on Grolee street. Lot has a frontage of 84 1-2 fee* and a. depth of 190 feet. Very * ' " jan24-5t cheap at $2,100.00. Apply to J. L. COMEAU, Opelousas, La. 666 quickly roliov«* Colds wad La Grippe, Constipation, Biliousness, Loss of Appetite and Headaches.