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VI.,. \\ELSH, CAJALASI EI PARISII, LOUISIANA, .1 E 112 1V08 N
tOLILIE I.arg lls! Bargains !! F 5 \A Large, Netc Stock of Extra Fine Lýjadi Low Quarter and Chil dren's SBlack and Tan Shoes *"**** * * s** *eeoo Exceptionally Low Prices _ 'This is One the Rare Opportunities of the Season to Secure Special Bargains in Elegant Footwear. Don't Miss it. - .*. Signal Clothing Store .. CALCALAEU GOES DRY. i Jbo itlonsts ('arry the Parish by rI Iajority--Everyoni. of the C I Boxes Gave Dry lajorlly. L kescasieu Parish, the largest parish testate, voted "dry" T''uesdav by S sluge majority. There is nothing De beannals of history that compares Si 1~b wonderful strength that the Dc alibition movement developed in 13( h recent campaign. Towns and pinothat have been "wet" since kir founding, rolled up magnificent G 1" majorities at the polls Tues . Lake Charles, the parish seat, I H has always been the bulwark of I1 b whiskey element and a hug-a-boo bprohibitionists, and which even JE most isnguin prohibitionist a O Weeks ago did not hope to do Sthan to reduce their "wet'" C rltjy to 300, caine grandly to the I*with tht splendid majority of C 150"dry" votes, while Welsh, less than two years ago gave a " majority in a ward election, dry nearly seven to one, And our sister village on the came forward in her youthful 1 with a unaninmous dry vote, R _ 42 votes, all of which were Of the thirty-six voting pre of the parish, not one gave a b alaority. Thornwell, one of the b I boxes in the parish came o breaking the retord with aI Of 7 to 6 in favor of the drys. n Votein general was a large one, ti ha. . , f the l ,t - l'in ' tilt' ever cast, and \et it is not so I as it would haL e Ibeen had it 1 .ea for the inclemiiency of the , heavy shower- falling over A Of the parish duriu,, the after- J of election day. isone of the greattest prohibi- c victories that has been won in soIth, not only because of the of territory affected, which is tln area as three states such aode Island, but also because of thatowing to a ,imnbination stances and conditions Cal parish had colli, to ihe looked as the key to the prohibition If Calcasieu wiut dry other would press the light with Vigor, anti the ight for state Prohibition would Ibe greatly when she addetic her mag area to the dry territory in Uthwest and pre.'.ut as we do bs olid phalanx Of irohibition Swith which to pr. the light. amlpaign has t.cen one of the in the history of the prohibi - ement, there b,.in, little or eation and ul slingin• on slde. It sunuueu iit up to a phroposition ;di as such it S,.aussed by b~,il,K ie men, in a like way, n j (;e irsult the corretui. of these following tabli no, s the vote tnrious boxew Inr tIhI, dr.i. wet, majority, Dti' Wet Maj. Kinder ....... ......... 96 10 86 W elsh .................. 19 8 31 16t Jbplin ... ......... . 7 t 1 Roanoke ............... 42 42 Court House ........... 39 2'P't 122 4' L. C. Depot............ 134 112 22 Sulphur........ ....... 116 28 Ms W estlake ........ ..... ri8 24 44 Edgerly ............... 3 30 Vinton ..... .......... 90 11 ,9 Starks ................. 2 20 I Deltidder ............. 18ti :i 148 Singer ................ 60 10 50 DeQuincev ............ 42 10 32 Bon Ami.......... .... :34 t; 28 M ystic ................. 20 4 lti Sugartown ............ 81 1 ,80 G ills ............ ...... 44 6t 38 Longville .............. 19 4 15 Hayes ................. 8t3 . .;" Iowa ................. 67 14 53 Hebert................ 2o 7 13 Jennings .............. 325 101 224 Oak Dale ............. 66 12 54 Vincent ... ............ 57 23 34 Choupique ............ 19 , 12 Merryville ............ I 3 Clear Creek ........ 37 3 34 Elton .......... ....... 34 2 32 Lake Arthur........... 79 50 29 Totals ...........2,614 846 1.76ti With five orrcincts to hear from. Recital to be Given at Aludtoriumi Friday Night. A most deliirhful evening was lspent by all who attended the recital given by Miss Julia Grace Kincaid at the opera house. M.iss Kin.aid corn pletelv captivated her audience last night and held their hreathless atten tion while she presented to their hearing selectiins tanging fton tht" humorous and witty to the most t pathetic. all displaying her capacity ' for a wide ranuie of impersonations in r which she was perfection in each.- Jennings Times-ltecord, March 16, 07. Following is a program of the re cital to be ;.riven at the Auditorium n Friday night, June 12: e Piano Duet, Mable Miller and lone s Robinson. it (a) The Wild White Rose. if (b) Sally Ann's Experience. n (c) Higher culture in Dixie. (d) The Kitchen Clock. d Miss Julia Grace Kincaid. n Vocal Solo, Miss Ollie Singleton. ''"Jim's Death," from "Mrs. Wiggs h of the Cabbage Patch," Me iss Julia Grace Kincaid. Y Piano Solo, Miss lone Rlobinson. (a) Po' Li'l Lamb. n (b) The Widder. o (c) Discipline. n (d) Going of the White Swan. t. (e) Out for the Coin--J.ohn Henry. Me liss Jlulia Grace Kincaid. i- * )r Two Steers-$-162 AI nlrs. Annie Handel, superintendent a of the county poor farm, sold two it -vyear-old steers on the Kansas City m market last Monday that netted *76.00 It per head.-Paola, Kansas, Western se Spirit. How does that look to Louisiana t st~ckllmen? And vet we can do the t, same thing here if the treed of stock is improved and the ticks eradicated tj. so as to p)ermit our beef cattle to 45 enter the northern mtarkets. STATE WATERWAYS COMMITTEE MEET IN LAKE CHARLES JUNE 19TH. ;General Invitation Extended to Every Olne to be Present- Favorable Ihe port of Board Very Important. Major Mclndoe, of the corps of engineers of the U. S. Arny, who has supervision of the engineering works on the waterways in Louisiana and Texas, is very desirous that the peo ple of this section make a good show ing before the above committee at their meeting next Thursday. A fav orable report from them would be of the utmost importance in securing a federal aplpropriation for the exten sion of the proposed work. The Journal is in receipt of the following letter from Major Mcludoe in refer ence to this matter: Rice Belt Journal. Welsh, La. Sirs: The board of engineers for rivers and harbors proposes to hold a public hearing at Lake Charles, La., on Thursday, June 18, 190S, at 10 a. m. in the Elks' auditorium, with Ireference to a resolution of the coin hmittee on llivers and Harbors of the house of representatives calling for a further report upon the Inland II Waterway, from the IRio Grande river, Texas, to a connection with the t Mississippi river. S'The board has requested Major J. e F. Mcindoe to make the necessary arrangements for this hearing and to t invite all persons known to he inter estemd in the question, so far as it r pertains to the interests of Louisiana, . to he present at the atippi inted time t and place and to submit their views v regarding the commercial necessity n of the improvement. - Persons who may appear before the b hoard are informed that while oral statements are of value, important I facts and statistics should be submit ted in writing, in order that thev may e become of record in accordance with ]rtv. 'The citizens of Southern Louisiana are especlially interested in the pro. posed waterway and it is requestet that this notice he brought to the 1. attention of the general public througi news items in the press. Very re rs spectfull, J. F. Melndoe, Maj, Corps of Engineers, C. S. Army 1. - - Slendlid Home G(rownl Tomllatoes. This 4tllce is under obligations to i r. ('. E. St. ('lair for a box of a line tomatoes as we have seen in th y. state. They are exceptionally larg d. and smooth and of tiue color. Mr SSt. ('lair came down here from Mis i souri last spring and went into true; nt farming. Ile has a splendid crop u ,o everything that grows in a garden ty i including a tine lot of melons, and h 00 tfinds a ready market for everythin rn that he g'rows. The St. Clairs e. pressed their;selves as surprised E na the small amount of labor that he necessary Kt produce a crop of verm ck 'tables here. They say that it can 1 ed Idone mnuch) chenaper than it can in tl to north. T''hey say Louisiana is goc enough f.r them. i EVERYBODY CORDIALLY INVITEID 'i COME 0 g ENJOY AN OLD-FASIIHIONED CELEBRATION8 8 (F T"U ( I'H8 , - 8 8 j4- FOURTII -88 8 WELSII, ILA& 8 8 There will be a good time for all. A full pro= 8 8gram has been arranged, consisting of 8 GOOD SPEAKING Rý P'o.'i.,iet,, 8 $pea kers 8 GOOD 1MUSIC By one of the Best Brass 8 D8 MU LBainds of the State 8 HORSE RACES 8 Foot Races, Fat Men's Races, Jumping Con= 8 tests, Shot Put, Blind Races, Pole Vault, and various other contests and forms of amusement. SLiUberal Prizes Will Be Offere for Each Contest SBall Game in the Afternoon Between 8 IOWA AND WELSH g GoodO Shade, Good Water and a good Tire for All ~ s/o0000oooooooooooooooo EVANS TALKS ON RICE. 4 Says Louisiana.Texas Crop is in a l Very Promising Condition. t 4 t The Beaumnont Enterprise this morn in;g says: 1)e Lancey Evan,. special agent for Sthe UInited States department of agri culture. assiined to work in the rice area of the U',,ited States for the hllhureau of statisti's of that depart ment. re.tched lBeaunmnt last night. IMr. Evans is reeoUnized as one of , the leading authorities on rice statis tics in the U'nited States, and his work brings himi to Ileamniont fro t quicently durini, the year, where he is well known. e Mir. Evans is now engaged in mnl g int at Iprelinlinarv survey of the rice y area for the southern states. lie states that he lacks jiositive data as e vet. having just entered Texas and L1 Louisia na to engage in the work It which he estimates will take fire weeks t- t(o lompi)le \Viewiltg the rice outlook as a wholei h Mr. Evans says. that it is quite prom isintu for the growinfz crop, and more a rice has seeded, he said, during MIarch. April and Mlav', than any past season of which there is Lanv record e for tmany 'ears. i)iscussing crop b conditi ons. he said: e- "The plant loonks well as to color, and the stand is quite uniform. Some remott sections have suffered from high water, and these places will have to he reseeded, but the quantity re quired for this purpopse will he muich to less than usual." Mr. Evans states is that the rioe acreage a:long the At es lantic coast is inot so well adlvanced as out. west here, because of weather e conditions there earlier in the season. The crop in Arkansas is line this year ,,k and the acreage is much larger than of arn previous year. * ---.. he ,n Afternoon Wedding. ng Mr. i.L I;itchie Ihertson, and Miss ,x- Lily Peters, were united in marriage at at the groom's home in Paola, Kan is sas. June 3, 190. re- Following the ceremony, a light be luncheon was served to the thirty or the forty guests present, after which Mr. od and Mrs. RIobertson left on an after noon train for Kansas City and Law. Needles, Shuttles and Bobbins for Suse in All Makes of Sewing Machines.4 Just Received at Bertrand-Davis Co., Ltd. Welsh, La. )+++f++f+.+++.+++f+++f++N+++++++++++Nf+++++++ ++ 4. +~ *.*4*4.4.*4.++++~+++++++ retnce, to he gone several (lays. I'pon their return to I'aolla, they will begin lhousekeeping in the .ottage on East Chilppewa street, whic-h Mr. lHobertson has had furnished for s)me time. Miss P'eters comes from A berdour, Scotlland, where she has always lived, and where the loe match between herself and Iohbert started in early childhood days. Mr. IRobertson is more of a Kansan than a Scotchman. having resided here a numlller of years, comin g to this country from I uintisland, Scot Iad. Aside frimn his splendid busi ness qualitications, Mr. I Robertson is a musical leader of extraordinary' abilitv. To him, more than to any one else, credit is Lie for the mnusical po'('ess Paola has made. He is pop ular with both old and (l yog, and 11his friends are glad to know that he Shas viloen a g(ood wife and settled in Paola permanently, where he holds a ' responsilie Ipoition in the .clxioon )Deiartment Store. tPaola. Kansas. W\'qstern Spi tit. .r, Iobertson. whuo is a nephew of Jamnies Stoer,. the p)ionieer merci:hant S of Iowa, having spent some time in e his uncle's store at Iowa. where he - made a host of friends, who wvill aav, reiemuher im w\t, pleasure it on ac(ount of his many sterlint r t clualities . Polish at Jones Bros. TAXES REDUCED ONE-FOURTH. Police .Jlury Ficxe Rate at Six Milly, it Saving of Two M1ills. The po Ice jury of tire pIarish of Calcasieu adjourned last evening after hravinrg r'orn jleted thre W trK~ of reviewing- the assessmrents ini rec.O'tr' breakinlg tire. Few (han es were ,ilLr)Leteded in the oIrig.irIt I rnllk prt' pa red bry the aIs rioº" ard t llr" a ies llrelltr were ;radrltedl ull htlrati allv as mI tde br :\ssescsilo (C. \I. krifl;ircrl. 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