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The Rice Belt Journal.
Published Every Friday by Welsh Printing Company, Ltd. OIE I)OlLAR A YEiA IN ADVANCE. Entor(,1 ut the p -totbice at Welsh. La., ae eaeOId ca mIIIat ter. "".".. teeOOSe@OSS"O""O"@@ A Well :Advertised " I Name " Is 'OtteiEttliith t hItitt1Etltitiin. tru't8 I * bow to.it It' Can 10itt 1ttit Stiogly tnt- I * pr I I it n;,,'11 itiiiti- i' t' l * cins adlvrt'i '; tt, vltt haven all ,t I * ta rll worth tir:taps as miucih or more * titan Your ti~ii i,'e, it-vitf.A taking I * Powder ont;atiti wii hi a tattrv anti ! * rtock at a fet Ifltnulln d ittut- ! * ard dloliars. a r t',:.'l %I'!t tt)OO for its i " bustne- . 'IL'h. t liteu .eir name at ! " severalt nl i n·-. 1',i- is -itls one of I Sthe nians thoitm-otnt of eittit cRa-t ! wttorm tnt name ti wvorh minavimey ttC~ * the am nti ii th bus itness itsel I. 1s 4 * ) n itnt Iil tt iaprepsci on t~pi 1,, s minds stogr asit I troiter alt lay? , " ! " 6 " The Journal *" 6 " I- min tireskttt: uu itr. bi itf p ot iv t tert * week wiltht naitis an I goods* * 6 * 0 SWhy Not Yours? " 0 * D. (.'ady [lirr:k, i;ti c(e of the su pr',ln ' (oirt. 'recý'ived the iinfliflOt5us indoriemenit ,f the New York demloc rocy \\cedt i;,iar fort the nomiii!ation for ~overner of that state. Every rice planter and every rice consunminil family should have a cow. So0me statisti'iail has tilu:red it out that the Ame1.'iCan cow pri(dllucs an nually u0 u , alions (f mil, a . 1".3 , pounds of butter, and 3hl i(0,000,Ott) pound; of ciese, not to mention hides, leathr,. ,iiiu, hair, horn and other produtc. Hter total dairy crop is worth over 50ie,tcn.ttil a year. A .,pecial fo.''n: Crow vy yesterday annourates that thre m:nay ie a further reduction in the price of millirun rice. The dispatch is as follows: It is re ported this afternoon on authority. considered reiiabin', that ov(,r 4 rice' milns in Louisiana and Texas are pre patin_ to cut the, ti,ll for milling. The price may dr, to 22 coent, per ha1g. TLe announicleniet of the cit by the Crowley tdli, ha, (.:au,, d a treat stir in millint , eir,''es. ('rowhle ._nal": A (row'leyv man has invented a n(ew drink called a Mermentau en ccktaiI, nameil in honor of the I. v(' law. it is siti that two pt t1r!i(p ' ill make thilt troa seasonued inehriat, guo boo, anid heat his inva liid mothlr. while a third dose would ru mae a .Jen linn;s tnn re!fer to the oil titeli Is " lamniu liie. ''he inven tor eplainas that h' cals it the Mer m,'ntau "'becau.e its a heap of trouble to fix it tup riht, but it sure does stir up the animial,. The democrats of New i )rleans Wed nesiay ini inated a c(ity ticket headed b\ State A\uditor' Martin Kelinman for mayor. 'The convention selected J. Porter Parker fior district attorney in place of Chandler C. Luzenherg. Con siderable public feeling was aroused over (tovernor Blanchard's interfer ance in behalf of Mr. Parker after Mr. Luzenberg had been conceded the nomination, but the convention put through the go'ernor's candidate. Governor Blanchard said the attacks of the press forced him to insist upon the Parker nomination. The govern or's action in the matter will in all probability bring out an independent ticket. VMMMMMEMM _ An exchange tells of a man who called at the home of a farmer friend the other day, and finding a little boy in the yard asked where his father was. The little fellow replied. Papa's out in the pig pen. You can tell himr---he's got on a hat.'" An exchange says that seven younn iiles who have all worked in that otbo,' the past few years have married 'xc pt one' anid her cards are oat to he mnarried this week. Is it the ,llict ,or the trade? Any Voung lady in this tOwin "hio wa'nts to take a chanlice in matrinunial lott 'ry can get emiploy ment at this ot;i,'e. There is searcely anything a womanll cannot do with a hair pin. She uists it to pick her teeth, button shoes, ci],an tinger nails, punch bed hugs out of cracks, fasten up stray bangs, elean lher hushand's pipe, also scratch her head, run it into cakes to see if th:e are done, and a million other it a that the poor deluded men know nothing ablout. .\ surprise ieception was given Al bert LoIAnion and bride 'l'ulrsday night of last week following the wed ding that afternoon. The wedding oc cr'rred in the ('atholic church and a lar-ge number of the friends of both the contracting parties were in at tendance. After the reception the Imerrymakers repaired to the home of Dr. and Mrs. 1H. I. Arceneaux and ste;nt a few hours tripping the .light fantastic. The last address in the Every Day Problem series will be given on Sun day evening, September 25th, at 8 o'clock. Subject: "A Problem That Should Startle Every Man Who is Not a C'hristian." Come with the crowd, Congregational church. Morn inii, subject: "The Every D)ay ler-o. Farmers and business people coimel and spend an hour, morning and even ing, in the house of God and ind rest for body and soul. A Beaumont dispatch says: A sur veying gang is now at work out of this ci y, and it is reported that they are layiug out a route for a pipe line Ibetween l eauniont and Jennings. A 1 corporation to do this was chartered some years since, but nothing has I ever come of it. So fat' the rumor I that it is now being done is only a rumor. If such a line is built it will undoubtedly terminate at Port Ar thur, where refiners are located and where the Standard Oil V'essels come fur cargo. ITe+nry Feitel, of Esterwood, is at,:ong the men in this section that don't believe in ''knocking." Lie took a News man out into a patch of growing. c(otton, back of his residence, which he said would go a bale to the acre. and also stated that he had tliir;' a'r'es julst as o)od. lIe says ticlr' s li0 need tot sit downt' and cry at tie low price of rice, when this laind will grow cttton, cane and corn. He believes in diversifitd crops. If there were more mn like Mr. Feitel in this m'tiion wve aw u!d hle betthT off.- 'Crow The Rio ravo Uil Co.. of the vSouthl'rn Pacilic system is constantlyv adding impr)vmi.nts to that conupa any's holdin ts at the oil icld. Thr:e Sadditional tainks hiave recently 'ben built and otlhers are in cont-mpIation, :an alpparatus for separating oil from the various impur'ities and adultera tions by a boiling pro ess has leen in oti.ration for some ,wetks, atid before f'o.st llits' one iay ex :;ect to see other and morte extensive improvemnents un dter headway. The detrrick for the well of the Louis iana ( il Co., in the eastern part of the city limits of the town of Welsh, was erected last week; the material has been placed in position, but at the hour of uoing to press drilling had not be.up, but is in progress taday. The result of this experiment will in all probdbility be known between the first and fifteenth of November. Un til that time local interest will be about equally divided between the presiden S!al election and the outcome of this new well. Welsh Furniture Store ... DEALERS IN... Furnitu re We have on hand a large Stock of Furniture, Iron Bed steads, Mattresses, Springs, Cots, Con forters, Mosquito Bars, Feather Pillows, Mattings and Rugs, In fact everything kept in a first class Furniture Store, and we can please you in both quality Sand price. : WELSH,. - - LOUISIANA. Car Load of Old Hickory Wagons JUST RECItIVEI). Every Wagon Fully Guaranteed. ALCO p One Car Load of the Celebrated Moon Bros., Buggies AND SURRIES. Give us a call if in need of anything in our line. WELSH CARRIAGE & IMPLEMENT CO, Miss Mary Buchanan left last night for Fort Worth, Texas, to enter a conunercial school. Complete stock of white and fanc' spring dress Lawns and Organdies at Martin Bros'. Look through our stock of fancy edibles before pre])aring your swell luncheons or dinners. We have ev erything that is desired. 'I:RENTICE & PIRtENTICE. - - FOR S..\,I:.---Case Separator 32 by 50, wind stacker and self feeder, al complete, good condition, cheap. K I. Z\wIc'I, Roanoke, La. W. I. hobbie and ('ha,. J. Fremeaux, of Jennings, were here Sunday even ing the guests of friend<. The stores of J. S. Gerson and Cohn v F'ink were closed Monday, that hav ing been a Jewish holiday. The Central ()il and I:tinini Com pany was the defetndant in four suits before 'Squire I obichaux Wednesday afternoon. The plaintiffs were Labit Lumber Company, lumber and mate rial; Welsh Machine Shop, repairing manhinery and Ifurnishing material: Armstrong Machine and Well Works Comyany, same as above. and A. Sonnier, hauling and labor. The suits were brought to recover claim, I against the defendant. Cline, Cline & Lee represented the idaintiffs and Judge 1). B. Gorham, of Lake Charles, the defendant. Owing to lack of the refining company's witnesses the case was continued until Monday, (eto ber 3. I----4--- For Sale--Lot 8, block 23, located at the corner; of South and Elms street and one of the most de sirable business locations in the town of Welsh. Apply to W. W" Welsh. A "hen" party was gtivn at the . home of Miss Lizzie Fear Saturday evening in honor of 'Misis ('inthia MIc-l Kittrick. Among the young ladies present were Misses Edith Carlson. Mattie Bell, Lenore Anderson, Mary lBuchanan, Et'arl and Alice Miller, Gertrude, Eldia and Sylvia Yantis, Leona Luman, (Co'a c'arr, lEldia Good reau and P'hiiip Coverd ale. The even ing was spent in progressive games, after which refreshments, consiting of cake and lemonade, were served. Miss Fear proved a most delightful entertainer and charming hostess and and a thoroughly enjoyable time was had by all. Nannie Ruth, the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Chitwood, residing two and a half miles southwest of town, died Tuesday morning at 8:30 o'clock of a gomplication of diseases, aged 12 years and 10 months. The funeral services were held Wednes day morning froin the Congregational church, conducted by the pastor, Rev. F. C. Laslette, after which the inter ment took place in the city cemetery. Six little girls, attired in white and all former Sunday school classmates of Nannie, acted as pallbearers. A large number attended the funeral and burial. The parents have the sympa thy of all in the loss of the flower of their family. A man's life might be divided into four parts. As he starts his stomach is full of pains, blackberries, balsam and paregoric, and he winds up the first period by stealing grapes and going fishing on Sunday. The sec ond term commencing at 15, rapidly passing into Smart Alex fever, and he learns to wear standing collars, smoke cigarettes and calls his father the "old man" and be with the girls. At 21 he has bankrupted his father and blown in every cent of his own. He finds a woman fool enough to marry who takes in washing until she is called away. The last period he lives with his children, tell the big things he did when a boy, and finally goes under making a momentary bub ble on the sea of humanity, and then is forgotten. Iowa News Notes. J. ames Storer went to Lake ('harles last Friday. I. MI. Laws made a business trip to Roanoke Saturday. Elwin IHauck and John Lightner went to Lake Charles Tuesday. Iowa is without a barber. Mr. Bernard and family have nmo'ed to Lake Charles. Ernest Pierce is now occupying the section house. The Urine property is witbout a tenant. Pev. }B. V. ('eaton tilled his reg ular appointment at the Methodist church Sunday. J. M. Sargeant, our S. 1'. agent, returned from New Orleans Friday and is again on duty. J. W. Jones of Lake Charles, rep resrting the D)ering' people, was in town Friday and Saturday. Mrs. I)eShay accompanied her daughter Harriet to Lake Charles, where she will en ter tile convont. .11r. Boelen, of the P'aul Danie plant, sold a carload of rice to I"letch er Wi\\mihore, the latter part of the week. Mr. Singleton, living near Fenton, passed through this place Sunday en 4 route for home, after 1'laving his sonl at IHll ('ity where he will emer college. Jones and Mann. J. 11. Jones and the Clark Bros., all have their thresh ing mnachines in good repair and are at work. Mrs. McKenzie left Sunday for Houston where she will visit her ,in Charles who is an otticial of the Si,uthi crn Pacific I. i. T''he organ for the Methodist church. ordereid throiugh the Smith Music store,. has arrived. It is beautiful in appearance and we trut will ]prove satisfactory. Edward t'ol has been rmakine a fall parden and setting out strawberry: plants for A. J. Findlay and L. L Funk. .Mr. Cobb is an experienced .ard n: r'. The infant son of IMr. Mrs. Gernzide died last Thursday and was huried Friday. The little one's life was short an(d tilled with sutfering. The frielnds sympathize with the bereaved parents in their sorrow. The Congregational church of this place has called Mrs Fisher to fill the vacancy caused by the death of the late Rev. Fisher. We heartily wel come Mrs. Fisher to our town. Services will be held next Sunday morning. Prof. J. M. Wood of the Bell City College lectured to a large audience at the Methodist church Sunday even iug. His subject was, "The Pillar of the People's Hope." Prof. Wood's lecture was logical, classical and well delivered. E. S. GOODREAU, Fine Tailoring Welsh, - - La. Made to order suits from $12.50 to $45.00. Pants $3.50 to $9.00. Tailored Made Suits trom $20.00 to $75.00. Pants $5.00 to $15.00. Cleaning, Pressing, Repairing Done on short notice. Orders called for and delivered. Pressing. Cleaning & Pressing Snits 50cts Suits $1.00 to 1.50 Cost 5sets. Coats $1.00 to 1.30 Pants 2scts. Pants 500 to 75cts. Satisfaction guaranteed. Call and see me and give me a trial. World's Fair, St. Louis. Tickets at low rates now on sale. For particulars apply to any Mobile and Ohio R. R. agent. ~----~- -~--------------------IL-~_r-s" --L BATTLESHIP BRANDI OVERALLSI UNION-f1ADE--THE VERY BEST. m .1 aui on "-'A SII I o. wn_: , t..v o . I f I.,I fl 1 " I ' ., S rr, a:u. La. , CHAS. P. MARTIN, O. FULTON, W. W. WELSH, PRESIDENT. VICE-PRESIIENT. (A SIIER. WELSH NATIONAL BANK, CAPITAL - $25,000.00. CORRESPONDENCE INVITED. We can furnish you every accommodation consistent with safe banking. DIRECTORS : C. P. MARTIN. O. FULTON. W. T. IUTCHESON. T. P. LEE. R. RI. ACENI'AU:X. *O***0OOO*000OO0GOOOOOeýo0o00*0*o©o*****eOOeO0e0***e. Welsh Mahine Shops, ?" Il. B. VAN NESS, Proi,'rietor. . ALL KINDS OF " Oil and Irrigating Strainers, MADE ON SHORT NOTICE. S . ALL KINDS OF . PIPE AND FITTINGS : ) Only two doors from P'ostoffice. * O0*000*****eoO0OOO00**********ýOO*©O·O*o0. 0000...: LunITI er AND Builders' Hardw;,~re $ AT Lewis Lumber Co. Limited , Welsh, Louisiana. • tT Lumber, Lath, Shingles, Sash, Doors, Blinds, Cis terns and Tanks of all kinds Estimates Cheerfully Furnished. Call and see us opposite Cooper's Drugstore. LABIT LUIBER CO., WELSH, LOUISIANA.