NEWS AND NOTES OF WASHINGTON, LA.
\i Walter Ayniond and children
left Monday for Arkadelphia, Ark.,
rhere she will reside.
Miss Virgie St. Cyr made a business
J** Opelousas Monday morning.
W Mr Aaron Wolff of Lafayette spent
„ a'ov here with his parents, Mr.
Sunday n eix
j Urs Leon Wolff.
Mrs. Irene Curley is visiting rela
tes in Shreveport this week^
Miss Mildred Splane and Mr. Al
Wilkins motored to Opelousas
orv Monday afternoon.
Miss Ruby Kerr returned to her du
ties at the industrial institute in La
Lette on Sunday afternoon.
Mr J E Gibson who has been em
ployed in 'the Lafayette parage, is
spending awhile at home.
Dr A B Brown spent Saturday
a „d Sunday in Lafayette, visiting his
Si *M« George Van Sickle, of near
town' has been at Touro infirmary
for the past few weeks, where she
^ been operated upon. She is
ereatlv improved now.
Miss Louise Van Siekel and her
father, Mr. George Van Siekel, vis
ited at the Touro infirmary on last
Mr J T. Mary, now of New Or
leans spent the week-end here with
his parents, Dr. and Mrs. James T.
Miss Anna Rose Labbe spent the
week-end in Lafayette with her par
Mr. Bob Wilkins has returned to
his borne after an extended trip to
Baton Rouge and New Orleans.
Mr. Ross Dunbar of Alexandria
was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Robt.
Dunbar and family on Monday.
WE HAVE RECEIVED
A Mathews Plant
Which we will gladly demonstrate to
anyone interested. The MATTHEWS
is the leading Farm Electric Light
Plant of today. It is so simple in oper
ation, guaranteed for i five years and
costs little to operate. Besides, it is the
only reliable automatic Electric Light
SEE IT IN OPERATION
Andrepont & Dossmann
Bellevue Street, — Opelousas, La.
WE OFFER FOR SALE
Beef and Milk Cattle
Hundreds of Head to
pick from. Prices to .
See Us before Buying or
De jean & Fontenot
A. L. Dejean and D. M. Fontenot
CATTLE DEALERS .
Mr. Eugene Lalanne of Lafayette
spent the week-end here with rela
Mrs. Faul LeBlanc of- Lafayette
was the guest of her parents, Dr. and
Mrs. James T. Mary, one day this
Mr. Jimrikie Carrière, from Lafa
yette visited relatives here on Sunday.
Mrs. A. A. Briggs returned to her
home in Merryville after visiting her
mother for several days. ,,
Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Sledge were
shoping in Opelousas on Saturday.
Misses Sue Alice, and Mary Baillio
land Messrs. John"Wartelle and Willie
Boudreau, Jr., motoreri to Opelousas
Mi'. Sam Levy of Lake Charles was
the guest of the Klaus and Plonsky
families this week.
Misses Marie Carrière and Josie
Quirk of Lafayette were week-end
visitors here, motoring back on Sun
day with Messrs. Phil Wartelle and
Mrs. Mattie Whittington, of ,Le
compte has returned home after
spending some time with her brother
and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Jas.
Mr. George W. Berry, a travelling
salesman out of New Orleans, was a
business visitor here Monday and
Dr. F. M. E. Truley of Shreveport
was here on Monday, looking over
the town with the view of locating.
Married, on Monday morning, at
7:30, Miss Thelma Fontenot, the
charming and accomplished daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Fontenot of
Grand Prairie, to Mr.J. Emile Pucheu,
a well known business man of Ville
Before he was an actor, William Duncan was an athletic instructor and a
writer for physical culture magazines. He first appeared on the stage with
Sandow, the strong man, ami later toured the country at the head of his own
drambtfc company playing Hamlet. Today he is known throughout the world
as a serial star and director. Upon completing "Smashing Barriers" Albert E.
Smith, presided of Vitagraph, furnished Mr. Duncan with a serial the produc
tion of which wltt- cost $1,000,000. __
"The Silent Aveflgec" Is the tl tla-oT the new serial. It was written by
Albert E. Smith and Cleveland Moffett. In this Mr. Duncan is given ample
opportunity to show his skill as a fancy shot pool player, expert on the ten
nis court and clever alight of hand performer. The thrills px-ovide the star
director with material in which to demonstrate his strength and ability as an
ail-round athlete. He insists on realism and will assume great risks to stage
a thrill as It should be performed. He will not use dummies or substitutes.
If the thrill is in the script, Mr. Duncan insists that it can bp perforated
and he does it regardless of the hazard.
His leading lady, Edith Johnson, is equally courageous and follows Wil
liam Duncan to the limit. They have been associated in several serials, in
cluding "The Man of Might" hnrt "A Fight for Millions."
Platte. The ceremony was performed
by Rev. P. F. Jansen, at the Immacu
late Catholic church, in Washington,
in the usual impressive manner. They
left on the 9 o'clock train for New
Orleans and from there they will go
to Ville Platte where they will make
their future home. Congratulations
and best wishes follow them from a
host of friends.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Victor La
fleur, on April 19, a boy:
John B. Pitre left on Wednesday
to accept work in Lafayette.
After spending ten days at the san
itarium in Opelousas, Mrs. B. Hummel
is at home again.
Miss Grace Carson of Opelousas
was a visitor at the Hummel home on
Mesdames James Curley and H. K. J
Whittington, both of Opelousas, Were !
the guests of their mother, Mrs. M. B. 1
Splane, one day this week.
Mrs. Fred W. Taes left Saturday j
for Glenmora where she will spend a
Mrs. Alice Derbanne, accompanied j
Mrs. Walter Aymond on her trip to '
Arkadelphia, Arkansas, leaving here !
Mrs. Allotes Thistlethwaite and
father-in-law, Mr. Ed. Thistlethwaite, ;
lçft Wednesday for Sheridan, Indi- i
ana, to be absent from here several '
Corinne Griffith Is known as the best dressed woman on tl.e screen. Her
gowns are designed especially for her productions and quite frequently thia
favorite of the silver screen sets the style for Dame Fashion. But dress Is
not the only asset Miss Griffith possesses ; her facial expression Is in a class
by itself. There Is not an emotion, shade or degree of feeling that she cannot
express with Ifer features. "The Climbers," "The Tower of Jewels." "Human
Collateral" and "Deadline at Eleven" give an idea of her versatility. These
features also show Miss Griffith in some of her latest zowns.
THE EUNICE HIGH
After Two Years Absence from
Athletic Program, Game is
Resumed With Success
Eunice, La., April 22.^-The Eunice
high school has just brought to a close
one of the most successful basketball
seasons in the history of the institu
tion. Basketball had been dropped
from the regular athletic program of
the school during the past two years
and this year it was taken up again.
The coaches, Principal J. B. Aycock,
Mr. Gordon Brunson and Mrs. Red
dell, deserve a great deal of credit for
having organized the team fhat so
well represented Eunice "Hi" in the
various games played.
Prospect for a winning team next
year are very bright, for by gradua
tion only the services of Captain Ar
thur Hammers will be lost.
The following schedule shows the
results of the different games .played :
Eunice, 44 ; ïtort Barre, 4.
Eunice, 19; Elton, 21.
Eunice, IQ; Opelousas, 22.
Eunice, 16; Washington, 10.
Eunice, 18; Opelousas, 14.
Eunice, 19; Washington, 32.
Eunice, 24; Church Point Baptist
Eunice, 12; Washington, 11 (off
Eunice, 33; Church Point Baptist
Eunice, 30; Ville Platte, 10.
Eunice, 15; Ville Platte, 11.
Eunice, 25; Baptist Academy, 8.
Eunice, 18; Washington and Ope
lousas (combined), 12.
Eunice, 6; Bunkie, 50.
Eunice, 3; Cheneyville, 24.
Eunice, 18; Bunkie, 37.
Eunice, 29; Mamou, 29.
With the exception of Bunkie, Che
neyville and Elton, by which teams
they were far outweighed, the Eunice
boys managed to defeat all opponents.
The girl team played four games
against the following schools: Ville
Platte, Gueydan, and Alexandria.
The boys' second team played the
following teams: Baptist Academy,
Catholic Convent and Mamou second
FROM FORD SCHOOL
Opelousas Mechanic Chosen
from Louisiana Men for Spe
cial Course at Detroit
Henry Carson, foreman at the Bor
leon garage, local representatives of
the Ford Motor company, was the
Louisiana Ford mechanic to be chosen
to attend a five week's special school
course in the factory at Detroit.
He left here the beginning of
iNfarch and remained in Detroit over
five weeks. He was the fifth from
Louisiana to be brought to Detroit by
the Ford Motor company since the
school opened a few years ago.
Mr. Carson says that the course
took him from one department to an
other in the big Ford plant. He spent
one week in each department, and the
mechanics who attended from every
state in the union were given the op
portunity of seeing a Ford made from
"the ground up," and given instruc
tion in the mechanical- service of the
Ford. It was his plan to spend one
wefk in the tractor factory, but a
strike was on at the time he was in
Detroit and he was unable to take the
The special training course is given
to deserving employees by the Ford
Motor company. One selection is
made from each state and the Opelou
sas boy happened to be the lucky one
for this year, as a result of which he
knows considerably more about the
Ford today than he did last February,
and at the same time enjoying a very
pleasant stay in one of the most beau
tiful cities of the United States. Mr.
Carson returned here on last Sunday
and went right to- work in his same
position as foreman of the big-Ford
Cataro, La., April 14, 1920.
Dear Mrs. Kirk:
I will let you know what work are
we club members doing. We all have
our cows, and a few little calves, but
1 have a three-year-old Jersey cow. I
j am feeding her just as well as I can.
I am just as interested in the dairy
club as in the tomato club.
I have transplanted all of my to
matoes. By their appearance, I am
sure they wil grow fine. I put enough
fertilizer in for-them to grow. Most
all of the other garden club members
have transplanted theirs, but some
have a great deal of trouble. They
say that they don't quite know what
1 eats the leaves of their plants. Mine
' were just like that, but I soon found
that it was the ants. I put Paris
green under my plants and they were
soon all gone and killed. I told them
about it so they said they would do
Every night I sprinkle some water
on them, for we haven't had rain for
a few days. Everybody in the clubs
are taking great interest in their work.
This is all I can tell for this time.
Melville, La., April 9, 1920.
Dear Mrs. Kirk :
I am sorry I couldn't attend the
meeting on .the 31st. I was sick. I
haVe just started to school again.
My lettuce is headed. I think I
will have a barrel of onions. I am go
, ing to transplant my tomato plants
I also have thirty baby chickens out
of fifteen eggs.
I will close by hoping you will come
j to see us soon.
J UST RECEIVED—Two Hundred
and fifty pieces corrugated roofing,
each 81 by 10 long. If you are in
need of roofing, phone your order to
No. 189. Price, $9.50 per square,
ST. LANDRY LUMBER COMPANY,
Opelousas, La. apl24
—Max Klaus, prominent Washing.-.j
ton merchant and business man, was
an Opelousas visitor on Sunday.
—After spending the week-end
with home folks, Miss Emma Healey
returned to Crowley Sunday evening
to resume her work as school teacher.
! —Miss Helen Sandoz left Sunday
i evening over the O'Gee for Church
POCKET EDITION AEROPLANE WHICH MAKES NINETY-FIVE
MILES AN HOUR
The Austin Company of England have produced the "Whippet," an aero
plane whjeh has folding wings and makes a speed of ninety-five miles
an hour. Its size does away with storage difficulties. The machine
wil be sold for $2,500. The photo shows how small the plane is by
comparison with the man standing with arms outstretched.
IF IN NEED OF PEAS
SEE ME, I HAVE
These peas are from South
Carolina and will do
F. L. SANDOZ
A Combination That
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B. M. DORR1TY, Director, President of the Dixie Land and Oil Com
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