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JUME IX. ' .ELSH, CALCASIEU PARISH. LOUISIANA, APRIL 16, 1909. NUMBER 46
The NEW SPRING STYLES
in Suits, Dresses, Millinery, Dress
Accessories and Dress Fabrics,
together with Men's and Boys'
wear, are ready.
Every department is pitched to its high
est key in an effort to serve you in
those items most in demand. The complete
ness of the stocks should meet with immediate
In directing your special attention to our Mail
Order Department, we do so with a view of im
pressing upon you its systematic organization. No
haphazzard methods of handling mail orders em
ployed here. Each order is systematically handled
and given personal attention, whether it be a re
quest for samples or an order for merchandise.
On all orders amounting to $5.00 or over, we
prepay express charges, where money accompanies
the order or where you have a charge account with
Us. We open accounts with responsible parties up
on the furnishing of satisfactory references.
RAILROAD FARE PAID
We pay railroad transportation charges both
ways to any point in Calcasieu Parish on purchas
es of $20.00 and one way on purchases of $10.00.
When visiting Lake Charles, we specially re
quest you to make OUR STORE your headquar
Ars. Check your parcels here, use our rest rooms,
ifact, feel perfectly at home.
Lake Charles' Biggest, Best and b
ills Closing bown.
Gulf Mill o lolosed. down this
t expects to start again with
ttime, as they have quite a
y of rice yet to mill. The Jen
iiill of this place, has been
down since the first of the month.
new Methodist church of this
ill be dedicated the first Sun
i. May. There will be preaohlng
SSaturday precedinr, at 8 p% m.
ic morning, afternoon and
Son' Sunday. Full program
announced next week. We ex.
cordial invitation to all minis.
-ad coonregations, to attend
.rri.es. Choir rehearsal to
Let all the singers .come,.
tan pens and fountain
k at the Journal Book Store.
to J. R. Robichesx.
:lr Suppose you are feeding
; bow much will you gain by
mllk a anarter? half? three.
whole milk they sleep
k and 20 o water they squeal
S' 50 " more squeal
75 " still squeal
. 100 "' no squeal
you are painting a Ibouse;
will you gain by paint
a quarter? half? three
ne Devo put-on 850
} not jint 75
.' " 100
t " 200
of paint put-on e is about $5
no matter what taint you
really 4get 40 gallons
allon job; so nobody really
S,!,aip iaBt jsob; he
anS00i. Two costs of t
adoesit make a good
P Wbi'U~Sgt- g
A. D. Harland Dead.
A. D. Harland, .one of the best
known and most popular citizens in
the parish, died at his home in Lake
Charles, saturday morning, after a
ng illness. He had been suffering
for a long time from tuberculosis. It
has been known for months that he
was nearing the end.
Mr. Harland moved to this parish
many years ago from Iowa. He lived
near Iowa Station for many years,
but moved to Lake Charles some four
or five years ago, where be has been
identified with the business interests
of that city.
Deceased is survived by a wife and
four sons. Funeral services were held
at the home. The body was brought
to Iowa Station for interment.
40 SU I TS 40
4c E legant
nduring Line of Suits for Easter.
These Suits are Skeleton Lined, Handsomely Made Up and Guaranteed to be the Real
Thing for the season, at 25 per cent off.
BLUE RIBBON TROUSERS
The line- of Easter Trousers we are showing, is the Finest ever brought to Welsh. The
§ § $ § § Patterns are Swell and the Colors are Right. $ § $ § $
PANAMA STRAW HATS
These are Genuine Panamas. These hats come in Browns and Olives, in the Very
Latest Styles--They're IT!
SIGNAL CLOTHING STORE,
GJ, S. GERSON, Manager.
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ATTEND THE CAUCUS TONIGHTI
MAYOR AND COUNCILMEN TO BE NOfIINATED.
TWO SLATES LINED UP.
The caucus for nominating candidates for mayor and
councilmen, who will have the control of Welsh for the
next two'years, will be held at the City Hall tonight.
Considerable interest is already being manifested in
the matter and the caucus tonight promises to be full of
interest to all. There are at least two slates lined up
that will be presented to the caucus for their approval
The selection of these candidates is a matter of the
most vital interest to every voter and property owner in
Welsh,. and every one, who is qualified to vote, should
see to it that he is there to cast his vote for the candidate
of his choice.
The men who are chosen, are the men who will de
termine what progress our city shall make during the
next two years, in moral and material development.
They will determine the financial policies of the city for
that period. In their hands will rest, to a large degree,
the progress that our schools shall make. In fact, upon
the coming city administration rests the responsibility
of whether Welsh shall continue making the progress
she has been making during the past few years, or shall
drop from the enviable position that she now holds, to
that of a dead one, such as all will be ashamed of.
Friendships and "good fellowship" should not enter
into the matter of selecting candidates for these import
ant trusts, but only such men should be selected as have
demonstrated by their business acumen and integrity,
that they are worthy the confidence of the people.
Don't depend upon your neighbor to shoulder this
responsibility for you, but attend the caucus and, do your
Wind Destroys Many Derricks in the
Jennings Oil Field.
The high wind of Monday night,
proved very disasterous to the Jen
nings oil field, causing a lobs of many
thousands of dollars. It is reported
that between 100 and 150 derricks were
blown down, as well as a number of
buildings. The storm confined itself
chiefly to the central part of .the field
and that portion occupied by the Pro
ducers Oil company and the Gulf re
finery. Several persons were slight
lv injured by flying gerbis, but none
are thought to have been fatally hurt.
The following named gen
tlemen have consented to
submit their names to the
caucus to be held Friday ev
ening, April 16, for the pur
pose of selecting candidates
for the offices of Mayor and
For Mayor, A. T. JonEs.
W. B. GABBnaT,
R. M. GLrY,
J. ALF. M&rm,
S. W. DAY.
Irs. Scharif Passed Away.
Friends of Mr. Eduard Scharfl, in
this city, were greatly shocked at re
ceiving word from him a few days
since, that his wife had been called to
the great beyond on the 5th inst. The
deceased had long been a safferer
from bronchial troubles and finally
succumbed to the dread tuberculosis.
Mrs. Scharff was well known to
practically everyone in this section of
country, having resided here/with her
husband for many years. During
recent years she had, spent much of
her time in El Paso, Texas and other
western points on account of her
health, but always considered Welsh
her home until a few months ago
when Mr. Scharff sold his plantations
here and went west in order to have
the famiv united.
The maby friends mourn her de
parture as the passing of a noble
woman and a sincere friend. Inter
ment was made in Galveston. De
ceased leaves a husband and one son,
Lynton, to mourn their loss, and to
whom their many frienes in Welsh
extend sympathy and condolance.
Fresh Cows For Sale.
Several High Grade Jersey Milch
Cows lAd Heifers, just fresh, for sale
at right prices. For further informeir
tion inquire at the Journal Book
Where Style Dwells and Quality Counts--That's
CILOTHING! : :.. CLOTHING!
HART, SCHAFFNER AND MARX CLOTHES
appeal to the right class. Suits sold with a
(iuarantee. All Wool and Wool and Silk Hand
Tailored. See them To-day.
SHOES! $ SHOES!
We have Everything in Shoes--Old lien's,
Young Men's, Children's and Babies', Old La
dies' Young Ladies' and Misses Shoes.
You can find here lots to select
from, and at Very Reason
LOOK THEMI UP TO-DAY.
YOU WILL FIND
BEST VALUES ALWAYS
Notice of Town Caucus.
In accordance with the provisions
of Ordinance No. 67, notice is hereby
given that there will be a general pub.
p ocaucus held in the Town Hall on
Friday, the 16th day of April, 1909, at
8 o'olock p. an. for the purpose of noram
inating one candidate for Mayor, and'
five candidates for Trustees of the'
Town of Welsh. To be voted for at
the Town Election of Welsh, La., to
be held on the 4th day of May, 1909.
All legally qualified voters of the
Town of Welsh, are requested to be
present and participate in this caucus.
Issued this 6th day of April, 1909.
C. E. Carr,
Young Men and
Young Women Wanted.
The demand is greater than the
supply, and a large number of young
men and women are wanted at once to
complete courses of bookkeeping and
shorthand or telegraphy in the Tyler
Commerolal College of Tyler, Texas.
During the past two weeks we have re.
oelved far more calls for our tradu.
ates than we could supply. We have
not uw, and have not had for some
time, a single graduate of bookkeep
ing and shorthand out of a position,
whose applioation is on our employ
ment bureau file. This fact should be
quite encouraging to the young peo.
ple who'hsave been hesitating to spend
time and money for a business edu.
cation, fearing that they could not
secure employment when their courses
were finished. We can assure ev.
eryone, who takes our course of book.
keeping and shorthand or telegraphy
that they will be placed promptly, up
on the completion of their course.
We can also assure them that they
will be placed in a rood post ion
whlch will be highly satisfactory to
them. Business firms and railroads
are beg)nning to realize the thorough
practical training given the graduates
of the Tyler Commercial College, and
durlng the past two weeks, Arms from
Ft. Worth, Waco, Dallas and other
cities have asked us to furnish them
with competent bookkeepers knd ste
nographers, and we had no graduates
to recommend, notwithstandingr the
fact that we have an annual enroll.
meat of 1500 students. If you have
not sufficient means with which to pay
your way through school, write us
and state frankly your condition and
we will submit to you the plans that
have been so successful with thou.
sands of others who were in your con
dition. May we .sd you our large,
beautifuy lly llustrated 188 page cata.
logue, the largest ever put out by a
commercial school? Address Tyler
Commercial College, Box 4, Tyler,
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