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Local and Personal at Leesville
August 13th, 1921, is the day when Sheriff Turner is to sell property on which taxes, with interest theieon from January 31st, 1921, have not been paid by real estate owners in Vernon Parish, the owners themselves to point out such part of their property the sale of which is likely to cover the amount of the taxes due for the preceding year of 1920. The property may be redeemed within the current year by paying the sums due, together with the legal costs and an addition of twenty per cent. All persons holding mort gages on property to be sold by the sheriff will save themselves all sorts of trouble by attending to this matter at once. * # * * Messrs. E. Williamson, Ed. Temple, W- H. Jackson, W. R. Scarber and L. H. Wise have been appointed by the Vernon Police Jury as a Board of Su pervisors to superintend the construc tion of roads planned for Road Dis trict No. 6. * * * * The newly-elected ofifcers of the Vernon Parish Fair Association, J. S. Jordan, president; J. A. Cain, vice president, and Alderman J. M. Oakes, secretary (re-elected), have resolved that henceforth admission to the fair grounds shall be free- The next fair r .. ... . not fail to register their names at the office of Hon. A. R. Hicks, registra voters and Clerk of Vernon Parish, who also collects the poll tax for 1920 now past due. Registration will close 30 days before the next election—for Judge in August. is to be held this fall and arrangements for holding it are already progressing. * # * * Citizens desiring to vote at the com ing national and state elections should •LEWIS BROS. LEADING TAILORS PHONE 227 MAKE PANTS IN ONE DAY We Tailor Them Right Sanitary Cleaning and Pressing ALTERING AND DYEING BUY YOUR MATTRESSES direct from factory and save money. 45-lb., oll Âge cotton mattress, $5.50, express paid vithin 150 miles. Write for. samples and rices. Send 50c wi.h order. L. W. Gresham Mattress Factory West Monroe, La. 404 A Vacation For You? Spend an Inexpensive, Interesting, Healthful and Profitable Vacation with the Colonists at Llano. When you are all worn out with the cares and anxieties of the year, and the hot sum mer sun and the call of the woods get you to thinking of vacations, let your mind run to a community of congenial people, intelligent above the average, co-operative to a high degree, and happy as any community any where. This community is located in the western highlands of Louisiana. The health is excel lent, and the climate splendid and equable. Not terribly hot in summer, and delightfully mild in winter. This is where you should spend your va cation, for you will imbibe their spirit of op timism and renew your thought factory. Your carefree attitude will rebuild your mental and physical being. Not only that, but you may become inter ested enough in them to want to join and live a vacation all the year around. This community is the Llano Co-operative Colony. Your vacation will cost you less here than anywhere else, for your board and room will cost you only a dollar a day. Why not write and make arrangements to come and spend your vacation at Newllano. Learn all about how this Colony has lived and almost died ; how they have now discov ered the cause of its failure, and how they have made mere headway since this discov ery than in all the previous effort- Is this not worth knowing? Is it not worth vaca tioning for? Plan to spend a week or two, and under stand the co-operative colony movement. This is an invitation to YOU. Llano Co-operative Colony Leesville, Louisiana Adv. To promote the candidature of Mr. Justice John H. Boone for nomination for justice of the Supreme Court in a newly created second Judicial District comprising Vernon Parish and a num ber of adjoining parishes, a largely at tended meeting was held last night at the Leesvilie Court House, several speakers dwelling upon the valuable services rendered to the community by Judge Boone, whose knowledge of hu man nature and his vast learning as a lawyer, his kind disposition and stern administration of justice have made . , . i n • i r> i b «n »aken b y the Parish Police Jury, [he funds appropriated by the Par.sn having been turned over to the Louis iana otate Highway Department, the respective officials to award contracts next month. low citizens. The meeting adjourned after a large number of enthusiastic admirers of Judge Boone had organiz ed a Boone campaign club * * * * Box rent is now due at the Lees ville post office. t ¥ A5 ? The contract for the building of the|-H new public school at Milford has been awarded by School Superintendent Finly Stanly to Mr. J. D. Mac Millian the structure to cost $1,792.24. Definite steps to build the new pub lic roads in Vernon Parish have now Marrias" licenses were issued this week by Parish Clerk Hicks to: Mr. o R r . Mj c r L pvpnn(1 eu ar _ of'"/ l Ju" S d !. es, both of DeRidder; Mr. R. Beyers of Mayo and Annie Beyers of Pitkin; Mr. William Dowdsn and Miss Willie Valentine, both of Hornbeck; Mr. Luevince Thompson and Miss Jessie Bell McCall; both of Fullerton; Mr. E. A. Durbin, of Oklahoma City and Miss Grace Marie Chatham, of Leesville; Mr. S- M. Turner, Jr., deputy Parish Clerk of Leesville and Miss Marie Meadows; Mr. W. A. Keith of Shreve port and Miss Eunice Burke of Lees ville; Mr. Emil Cedars of Montrose and Miss Berta Hillman of Mora. * * * .* Messrs. Henry R- Scobee, Levi Jackson and Joe Tucker have had the grocery and other buisiness incorpor ated, with a capital stock of $10.000 the firm name adopted being H. R Scobee Grocery Company, Inc. * * * # Mr. Chas. Davis of this city has the pleasure of a visit from his sister. Miss Irma Davis; Mrs. J. W. Sanfoid Ivss as her guest Misses Goldie and Francis Hill of Dennison. Texas; Dr. Wills and his family left town for a visit to the doctor's parents at Forrest Hill; Mr. Clarence Bethunee, who is atend ( ing college in Philadelphia, Pa-, is .spending his vacation with his parents in this city; Miss Gladys Smith of Ris ing Star, Tex, is the guest of the family of Mr. G. R. Ferguson; Mrs. W. M. Matthews of San Antonio, Tex. is visiting the fpmily of her brother, Mr. J. M- Sandell. * * « « . Mr. Fern M. Wood has returned f rom a business trip to New Orleans; Mrs. C. M. Gibbs, Jr.. went on a visit to her sister, Mrs. Manning in Orange Tex.; the marriage has been announc 1 e( J of M: . Spear M. Turner and Miss Marie Meadows, stenographer at the 'office of attorneys Foster & Woosley; Mr. and Mrs. D. V. Smith have re been visiting Mrs. Smith's parents;;, M r. A. L. Dreeben has returned from 1 a vis i, ^ his d aug hter in Dallas, Tex.; j Mrs . Mitch Hadnot has as her guest her sister, Miss Marie Creasy of Mans J field; Misses Sus : e and Doris Peters 0 mer, Là , on a visitt to Miss Sarah have returned from a visit to Shreve port; Miss Fannie Cudd has left for :r, Lä-, on a visitt to Miss Sarah Meadows; Mr. Walter Phillips has re . turned from a visit to relatives; Mr. ed Mrs. Luther Davis, who had been visiting Mrs. Davis's parents in Crav ens, have returned to Leesville; Mrs. C. W. Averre has as her guest her daughter. Miss Eliner Averre, of Beau mont, Tex. ; Mrs. A. C. Ellis has the pleasure of a visit from Mr. Harmon Smith of Fort Worth, Tex. , ,, , r- i j i the address of L> t. Lyday, present .Commissioner of Warehouses and Mar GRAIN DEALERS MUST LEARN THEIR LESSON We want to call special attention to kets, delivered before the Texas Grain Dealers' Association at Galveston, re cently. It is worth a careful reading. The fight is on. Nor is it confined to Texas or to grain. There is no doubt, can be no doubt, as to who will win. The agrarian movement is un der full headway. Nothing can stop it. The grain speculators, cotton specu lators, and every other class of unnec essary middlemen, rendering no ade quate return for the money they make under present conditions, must find something else to do. Their parisitism will be tolerated only so much longer as may be necessary to set up new and better ways of doing business. The farmers have a very distinct idea that they know how to set up and maintain better ways of doing, and they have the power and the resources ISAAC 0. WINFREE Doctor of Dental Surgery Phone*: Office, 132 — Residence, 80 14 Lyons Bldg., Leesville, La. Pacific Co-operative League Incorporates for $1,000,000 amounts from its mem The Pacific Co-operative League, one of the largest and oldest consum ers* co-operative organizations in the Un:ted States, has found it necessary to incorporate a companion organiza tion—a $ 1,000,000 corporation. Cir cumstances, it is explained, over which it hc.s no control, have forced the adoption of this plan. "Under the State Co-operative Law of California," says the consulting at torney for the Pacificc Co-operative , , . . l be "' SUch sum . s h S.Y ,n S ° een received ! as loan cap,t " " Th , :s p!an was used , ln J ° ' der 1 . t ° secu "; democratic control ? nd l ° 1 ™ lt ® emb ersh lP liability. It h * s recen , t . ly been , 5Uggested b y. P"»™" ; be.-cieciitoi-s on _a par with merchan , inent Cre , dit , men ' however, that in such ? ca5e loan ca P ,tal P u \ s the . ,<•»» creditors. That is not the case, a8 „ the by " la ' vs of the Lea «« e specifi cally state [he contrary. The agiee me " t 15 w lth the members, also, that , , £ withdrawals of capital shall not be per mitted, and that the membership funds paid in shall have no claim in case of liquidation until all merchandise cred itors are paid. The impression, how ever, has been allowed to spread er roneously that the League has no cap ital and, consequently, no fixed assets *nd therefore no credit rating. "This entirely erroneous impression has practically stopped .the credit of the League and forced this incorpora tion of a new cëmpany under which the loan capital subscribed by the members may be taken up and con verted into capital stock of a regu lar type easily understood in the bus iness world. "The Pacific Co-operative League embraces some 16,000 members and was originally incorporated under the California Co-operative Law, in 1913. It operates fifty stores at present in California and adjacent states. "The California Co-operative Law and the business sense to set them up They are setting them up right now, and at a really marvelous rate, consid ering the magnitude of the undertak ing. Every day of the past eight months j has emphasized the need of the farm ers entering into business, and politics, too, for themselves, and their minds are made up. They are prepared to go all the way. They have learned a few things, many things, about the jvay other big businesses are run, and they, through their own spokesmen and through their own representatives, are prepared to match wits and sound business principles and economics with any class of people in the United States or elsewhere. Grain dealers and others of their ilk may as well prepare to square their businesses with the new day in farm ers' business that is coming, else they may find it too late. A mere handful, in number, of far mers who make hay in half a dozen South Texas counties have measured swords with the hay dealers already and have completely routed them. WHAT IS EDUCATION? They are at it again, trying to de termine when a man is educated. A man is educated when he knows how to do what he can do, and extract from his performance a sufficient economic, intellectual, and spiritual satisfaction. A man who cannot do that is not ed ucated! no matter what his knowledge of books may be. That man is best educated who knows the greatest num ber of things that are so, and who can do the greatest number of things to help and heal the world. Schools are useful only as they put men in posses sion of their own powers; and they cannot do this without the earnest de sire of their students to be so helped. Any man can learn anything he will but no man can teach except to those Education is pre who want to learn. eminently a matter of quality, not amount.—Henry Ford. Office : Building, J. P. O'BANION OPTOMETRIST Room 10, National Leesville, La. Bank 5t2 Natures Charm Cancer, Tuberculosis Remedy Infused with Radium Rays and Magnetic Iron. Price: $5.00 for Four-Ounce Bottle Live Agents Wanted The Colorado Springs Home Remedy Co. Box 111, Colorado Springs, Colo. has many limitations. For years, amendments have been introduced into each successive legislature with the hope of widening the scope of the law. The amendments have always failed to pass because of the lack of interest of most legislators in matters of co operative law and business. "The Pacific Co-operative League will not be re-incorporated, but wiil simply have along side it an addition al corporation to carry the capital and the business. This will be managed by a board cf three trustees, who will be under obligations to carry out the will of the League membership and to operate the business for their service. The fraternal features or the League will be developed more fully by the paient corporation. "The financial statement of the Pa cilic Co-operative League shows assets of a half-million dollars and liabilities ol only forty thousard dollars. On such a showing as this i f should be en titled to all the credit its business needs. It is not the purpose of the League to buy on cred't, but >t has been compelled to do so because of the undercapitalization of many of the affiliated stores. It is intended, by means of this new corporation, to cor rect this undercapitalization as it will provide an opportunity for the sale of securities or capital stock—something impossible under the provisions of the Co-operative Lavy. "The League's development has been hampered by the form of its in corporation. This will now be over come. It will be able to change its stores into general merchandise stores and to expand its facilities for direct connection with the producer. It will now have a business machinery where by it may operate its growing under takings by raising capital thru the sale of readily acceptable securities." The Commissioner of Corporations of California has granted a permit for the sale of the securities of the new million-dollar corporation. MILK DISTRIBUTION Co-operation succeeds well in the distribution of milk. Th« need of the co-operative method in this field seems especially urgent. The attempts which co-operators in the United States have made are most encourag ing. Striking dairy workers, men work ing in the creameries and driving the milk wagons in Minneapolis, decided to organize co-operatively. If they had been guided by the usual soap box advice, they would have organiz ed as producers, taken the place of the bosses, and sold their milk to the con sumers for as much as they could get from them. This method would have created a nice little privileged group of workers who would be interested in making as much profit as they could, out of the great mass of working peo ple whose babies need milk. But these men took counsel with co operators instead of with visionaries. They wanted to succeed. They organ ized the Franklin Co-operative Cheam ery Association and went out and sold the stock to nearly 2,000 consumers They themselves became stockholders, the same as the others. After their strike they went back to work and then they took two years to organize their consumers' society. They did patient and painstaking educational work. When the society was formed and the plant and equipment ready, the original workers left their old bos ses and went to work for their new 1 ^ business, They now occupy a strategic posi tion. The drivers know how to get customers and the inside workers know The more members as consumers they can get, the more WQrk they can have and the more dairy workers they can take f rom the private bosses and place in co . opera . tiye emp l oyment . They are all inter ested ; n seeing the society grow Above a ]| t they know that the bigger it grows, the more babies will be serv ed with good clean milk. This society should be watched with keen interest. It is showing the way for striking workers to re-organize their craft- This is the method which should be used also by laundry work 'ers, bankers, and other craft unionists. It is the co-operative way. - British Isles^—a body of land entire surrounded by hot water.—Nashville EAGLE MIKADO Pencil No. 174 I ; 1)11" '!** a i" r~ï For Sale at your Dealer Made in five ASK FOR THE YELLOW PENCIL WITH THE RED BAND EAGLE fttlKADO EAGLE PENCIL COMP A Llano Pers< William H. Collingwood on Wednesday last from a trip to Una, Arkansas. * * * « W. E. Alexander with his f have moved and are now the house recently vacati C- (Daddy) and Ma Crawford. * * * * * * * * Miss Venita Thurman of Okla arrived Sunday afternoon to join father, Dr. W. L. Thurman, in Colony work. * # * * Little Myrtle Waters, who has quite ill with measles is reported much better. Friends of family will glad to note this. * * * # Miss Lois Will is again in Shreve port with her parents, after a three 1 week's visit with her friends in the j olony. * * # * Mrs. Mary E. Thomas is leavi on Sunday for an extended stay Shreveport. She will be a guest of Wills family until the arrival of L. C. (Daddy) Thomas, who expects to fol low her later in the week. * * * * E. J. Carter of Cooley, Ariz., has been a visitor this week for several days, and expresses himself as being greatly pleased with the condtions here. * * * * Mr. and Mrs. Joseoh E. Blood worth, accompanied by Mr- Blood worth's mother, are spending some time down on 'he farm near Horn beck. La. * * * * The manv friends of Mrs. Ethel Shafer will be pleased to learn that she contemplates returning to the col-i ony just as soon as she can dispose of her property in California. # * * * * Fourteen school mates and friends of Katherine Cantrell gathered at home Tuesday evening to heîp her ebrate her seventh birthday. After usual outside" games, the guests went indoors and were served with canta loupes, and after further indoor games ice cream and cake were partaken of.; The merrie bunch left before ten o' clock, after having had a fine time- ! Imperial Shoe Shop, SHOE REPAIRS. Best Quality Leather Goodyear Machines. LOWEST PRICES BEST WORKMANSHIP LEESVILLE, LA. WORMS KILL HOGS AVALON I ARM S Kills Worms arela fine shnpeto withstand a» disease. They 'il fatten fast and MAK8 YOU MORE MONEY. Pteetorow®» Use It Oil Free Trial KILL off the worms and get yoor boea fee<ïb»rIçMand tSe? _ _ _ . MM tor ptaif east soft».'" 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