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w STRICTLY DEMOCRATIC; ALWAYS CONSISTENT VOL. XXXIV NATCHITOCHES, LOUISIANA, OCTOBER 5, 1922 NO. 1 RESOLUTIONS OF TICK ERADICATION Adopted at the Meeting Held Here Tuesday, September 25, 1922. Whereas, the United States 'authorities and the State laws have placed a quarantine over most of the territory covered by the territory represented at this meeting, which prohibits the transporting of cattle either by rail or on foot from said territory; Whereas, the placing of said quarantine on said territory is de straying the breeding and raising of cattle and working a great financial loss to the fanning in doatry and cattle dealers in said section of our state; Whereas, the removal of said quarantine can be obtained only at the expense of a strict compli ance with the tick eradication laws of the state; And whereas, the territory rep resented in this meeting has been placed in 11*24 and 1925 zones by the livestock sanitary authorities which means that if is now the intention to take up the work of tick eradication in said section only in 1924 and 1925, entailing the loss of much time and money; Therefore, be it resolved, that it is the seusc of this meeting that unified and active interest be stim ulated on the part of ail concerned, •specially concerted co-operation on the part of all livestock owners whose industry is jeopardized, V. 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NATCHITOCHES, LOUISIANA AFTER It*« a D OUBLE tre at —Peppermint k Jacket over Pep* permint gum 10 for 5c jacket Just _ Ji your mouth,* you get the delco center* WrjgbVs three old - r —o affording friendly aid to teeth, throat, breath, ap> petit» and digestion. > thinfcqnenching. « li nt cigar <30 p ot j j of we the ed by the by with I he view of enlisting a suffi cient number of parishes in a block to actively engage in tick eradication during 1923, and with that end in view we recommend the organization of cattle owners clubs or associations, having as their direct and specified object the stimulation of popular and official interest in this work of j iifiing the quarantine; That it is the sense of this body that the financing of the tick erad ication work be left to the various Police «Juries of the different parishes but that the necessary popular interest be shown to said officials I y and through s»«id par ish associations of cattle owner That it is the sense of this body that as rnuc.i dipping as can be done be done in 1922— with the object of minimizing the infection from the ticks; That this body extend its hearti est thanks to the Police Jury of the Parish of Natchitoches, to the Natchitoches Chamber of Com merce and to the cattle owners of said parish and the business men of the city of Natchitoches for the splendid barbecue and other courtesies shown and to the vol untrer citizens who added so much to this meeting. Be it further resolved, that this body go ou record as favoring a full and complete attendance at a similar meeting to be held in the city of Monroe on October 10, 1922. ip ful of a to the who have tinct work for rules aided of Sir Walter Raliegh puffed sin -ke from the first pipe in history. - suffi a tick with as object and THE RADIO AND BETTER SPEECH A pianist who has served as ac companist and coach for many famous singers, believes that one out come of radio broadcasting will be general improvement in of j pronunciation speech habits body said par be the of the of for a a the 10, ip this country. ^pGreat artists, either in opera or drama, are more careful than the majority of performers, and ail are more care ful than most people. Even so, however, they are permitted many faults of pronunciation because action, stage setting personality of the artist all combine to create a pleasing effect and to soften the faults of voice or pronunciation. An audience will not be so pa tient or so lenient when listening to radio performances.. While the novelty of the radio-phone lasts, the mere fact of hearing a human voice by this means is almost enough. Later, audiences will demand more. Unless the artists who sing or speak for broadcasting have both pleasing voices and dis tinct enunciation, the audience is going to lose interest and drop the game. Perhaps this is so. If it does work out that way it should mean improvement not only in paid performers, butin hearers as well, for the study of dictionary and rules of speech will be greatly aided by the unconscious imitation of good examp!es.--JournaI. -ke Tribute to tbe Cow Little do we realize the debt we owe the cow. During the dark ages of savagery and barbarism we find her early ancestors natives old world. As the bright rays of civilization penetrated the dark ness of that early period, and maD called upon the cow, she came forth from her seclusion to shar in the efforts that "gave us i greater naiiop end more enlight ened peoi.le! For twenty thousand years she has shown her allegiance to man, sharing alike in his prosperity and adversity, responding nobly to all that was done fur her, until through her development the be came an idol of Uin people of her native country. V\ hen Columbus made his sec ond voyage to America, the cow j came with him, and from that I t:me to the present day she has been a most,potent f >c;or in mak ing this, our own country, the greatest nation, with the highest type of womanhood history has ever known! ed is the tiny ing said, and more ever Her sons helped till the soil of our ancestors and slowly moved the products of the farm to mar ket. They went with man to the dense forests of the new world, p helped clear them for homes und made cultivation possible for the coming generation, and when the tide of emigration turned west ward they hauled the belongings of the pioneer across the sun scorched plain« and. over the great mountain ranges to new homes beyond. Truly, the cow is man's greatest benefactor. Hail, wind, drouths, and floods mav come, destroy our crops and banish our hopes, but from what is left the cow manu factures into the most nourishing and life-sostainiug food, and is she not foster mother and life itself to countless thousands of little children all over this world ot ours! We love her for hsr docility, her beauty, and should misfortune overtake us as we be come bowed down with the weight of years, we know that in the cow we have 1 friend that was never known to falter. She pays the debt. She saves the home. God bless the cow--little do we realise the debt we owe her.—From the Missouri Board of Agriculture. A local custom that has prevail ed in aa old English village for centuries is the awarding at the annual Icte of a side of bacon. j let ac many one in habits CLOTHES OF INK PUT UPON TAT TOOED LADIES Society Girls Want Vaccination Marks Adorned; Laurel Wreaths for War Wounds are of care so, the pa the will dis is the we of i j I By Wynonah Breazeale Johnson The colorful signs of his trade pointed the way to the little base ment shoo where he plies his un usual trade, and I went down the four or five steep steps from the street into the nook prepared to find weirdness, at the very least, but Ben Corday himself was most matter-of-fact and reassuring, in spite of the romance, mystery and science which blend m his art. He could not rise upright to greet me, since he stands six feet eight inches tall, and the odd little cubby-hole over which he presides was ceiled for men of medium height; yet he. laid aside his draw ing board and pencils and *made me welcome. * The tiny room was completely papered with prints of his offer ings, or photographs of h s pa trons. The designs were in vivid colors and displayed either in scrolls, or ornately pictured on the members and sections of anat omy to which they are ordinarily applied, and the effect was start ling, to say the least. Ben Corday's sleeves were rolled above his muscular forearms, but one did not miss them, since his arms were completely clothed in samples of his trade Intricate desigLS of scrolls, flowers, bilde, faces and patriotic emblems cover ed his huge arms, and down his singularly slender bands were tat Tdoê3"rings and ornament.«, aif in brilliant colors. "My own were done in the oid way, by hand, and they- cover the most of my body," he told me, "but the day of the hand needle is past; and now we tattooers who remain, use the electric machine." ®He indicated the small polished a a cabinet beside him,.with its ar rangement of switches and no*, djes; each of the six or eight is used for different color, ärd he turned the knob and showed me how the tiny points worked, quivering steadily in and out on the .ame principle as a bee stings, and feel ing often, as the tattoo man dryly said, the same. of the tion tiny to I Saiiors Turn Modest 'T have a steady influx of cus tomers," lie told me, ''of all ages and nationalities. .Ye J , theie are more sailors than any other pro fession, I should say; they run mostly to patriotic designs, too. "Sometim.s they come to me in in great distress and urge me to dothe the figures already tattooed on their chests or arms. 'Septem bor Morn' effects were most popu lar in the old days, but the Amer ican Navy expressly forbids the carrying aboard of nude "figures and I must needs turn modiste and etch a modest skirt and blouse or flowing Grecian robes on milady before Master Jack Tar can be come a member of Uncle Sam's Navee. Changing designs already etched on is one of my specialties. They cannot bo erased, you know. I've often been called upon to ebaoze a skull to a butterfly. Fiags, eagles and various na tional emblèms are the most popu lar. Most of those on these sheets"—-he waved an expressive arm toward the wall—"I designed myself, and the other popular pictures—Pharoah's horses and the like, I oopy mvself. Often sailors want the likenesses of their girls tattooed on, and then the Iasi comes along and sits for her pic tore. .1 can get a very creditable likeness, too. Of course, their in numerable combinations of initials, entwined hearts, doves and special emblems haviDg sentimental as sociation with tbe young folk. Makinx Beauty Spots My lady patron are more nu merous than you'd think, too; usually they are sailors' or Sol I»-«,» __ A. ___J 1- . tiers' sweethearts and desire their to ed to and ing to young men's initials or insignia tattooed on their arms or shoul ders. I have many Mexican girls among my customers, but they run largely to beauty spots, such as butterflies or tiny blossoms. Sometimes there is a small mole or scar which milady wants trans formed into a beauty spot; recent ly I had a Japanese customer whose white scarred eyebrow had to be tattooed black. "I aiso serve the cause of sci ence, for when I was in the Boer W ar I was called upon to tattoo small marks on arms and legs of soldiers to indicate the exact loca tion of arteries, so that in case of wounds their comrades would know just w here to apply pressure to prevent them from bleeding to death. Speaking of soldiers, many of the foreign veterans of the big war have had laurel wreaths tat tooed around their wound scars in memory of their source. "One of my most interesting customers was Dave Warford, a Spanish War veteran out at the Soldiers' Home in Sawtele. He admired Roosevelt so much that he had me cover his back with a sort of memorial -the figure of a dashing airl of the Golden West mounted on a dashing charger and sounding the call to the Rough Riders. The work covered several months' odd hours, thirty-six in all. rolled but his in bilde, cover his tat in oid the me, who Tattooed Indentifications Sometimes business men come too 1er signatures on their arms, rep licas of their own writing, which hoy consider security for cashing checks. Sometimes, too, I am called upon to change certain dis tinguishing marks or signatures, and then I realize that my nervous patron lias, Tn all probability, a* ar djes; for the are in to good reason in losing his identity. "Society fuîkî I should say *o. Some Pasadena millionaires have followed the fad of having their own—and oth.-r—initials tattooed beneath l lie : t* wedding rings. Many of the spot ! ing young scions of our prominent families have valions emblems, frat signs and the like, etched on their skin: Often, toe, society girls come shuddering in to entreat me to change their disfiguring vaccina tion marks into dainty flowers cr tiny butterflies. ''No, it doesn't pain verv much Some artists use a sort of stencil to transfer the design or signature, but I work freehand, and very successfully, too, if I do say it myself. The needles are worked by their passing thru a hollow tube and being vibrated with small coils, similar to those employed < n electric bells, and being operated by three or five cells or dry bat teries." He indicated a neat cabinet of tiny jars of color; everything was spotlessly clean, ar.d every pre caution taken antisepticaMy. Six colors are nsed: black, blue, red, green, brown and yellow, and blendings of these. Where tattoo ing originated in primitive tribes, all the way from the polar regions to the South Seas—and Mr. Cor day has followed his trade in all these out-of-the way places—it is usually done with sharpened bones, shells and thorns, and nature sup plies the stains and dyes, Mr. Corday gets his colors from China, using mineral exclusi vely. I learn ed that the word tattoo comes from the Tahition verb Tatau, and conveys the idea of the tat, tat sound of the operator's needle. In many primitive places tattooing is considered the highest point of ornamentation, as well as mark of caste, and men and women submit to years of exquisite torture stoic ally for the pride in their appear ânee. Ten Months' Job There are parts of the body where the pain is severer than others, but as a general rule the slight pricking is not very painful, and the local inflammation result ing subsides in a few days. Ac cording to the vitality of the ubjsct, the tattoo-man can com pletely cover a person with tattoo ing in eight to ten months, work ing a few hours at a time. Mr. Corday has tattooed men and women for exhibition in museums ;, nd sid " I ll,0 7, in 7 rts of ! the world, and 1.18 walla are decked; ht™"'"* Photût ' rl "' l ' 8 üf ! , r . . ; He is an artist of no mean j a >.l.ly, as his sketches and designsj testify, besides, he has acquired a Pleasant philosophy Irom h,s work j with the needle, which is very j refreshing, down there in the little cubby-hole at the end of the steps. "Every day or so," he conclud ed, "I have some colored person or other thrusting an inquiring head down here. 'Bo;s,' I she will say, 'is theah a way you kin tattoo a pu'son white?' and when I sadly admit there is none, the seeker will move slowly and sadly awav." Record-Breaker The famous walker, Edward Payson Weston, tramp- 1 between Buffalo and New York. He moves fast and the trip doesn't fatigue him, though he is_ 84; age most old men have to use a cane to totter to the front porch. Weston's vitality in advanced years illustrates the lasting bene fits of sensible living and plenty of exercise in youth and middle age. In 1870, when 32 years old, he walked 100 miles in 22 hours. which I a* Cans of Not Worth the Price of One If they are the "big can and cheap" kind because they may mean baking failures. CALUMET The Economy BAKING POWDER Don't let a BIGCAN or a very low price mislead you. Experimenting with an uncertain brand is ex pensive — because it Wastes time and money. The sales of Calumet are over 150% greater than that of any other baking powder. THE WORLD'S GREATEST BAKING POWDER WW BY A C °*TCNTS1l* [lie PIflr HIGH QUALITY is I Lea/ Economy and thaï is bo hat you bo ill find in the classy Pienes and to fit all sizes, ages and tastes Jensen & Barnhill Ole Sell for eash Phones /60-302 Ole Sell for Cess Natchitoches, La» INTERNATIONAL ROAD CONGRESS _ ' "'\ oas of ! An international road confess is to held at Seville, Spain, neat ! *»'•"«• Its object is the establish. ; ment of good roads wherever the j autonio b,le is used. Nation by nation the building a of good roads has been taken up j and pushed. English highways j have been famous for cent ui un-s; so have those of France. Gi'it improvement has been made : n the United States in the last >ew years. Not long ago the Chin iso began breaking up the Great Wall whose purpose was to cut tnern off from the rest of the world and began turning it into pavements to facilitate communication within China, and stretching out to link lier with Asia and regions far be yond. In every country and ev ry climate the wora goes on, but so far the projects have been isol tied and fragmentary. There is some thing inspiring in the movement which proposes that the nations I Uni,e iu makin ga world of good roads. For these, more than any other single development, will tend to bring the people of the world together for friendly and profitable intercourse. Not one single infectious di sease is known in Greenland be cause of the dry cold atmosphere.