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oU IE . \1 ELSII, CALCASIEU PARISH, LO1 ISANA1, .A1'II, _ 2, 1912. NI i
W'e Are Receiving
ew DAILY- oN e
OUR SPLENDID STOCK OF
its, Trous:'s, Hats, Shoes, Ladies' and Gentle- 4
an's Underware and also our splendid line of;
lt Goods Remnants are being added to daily. e
e are in a position to supply your wants in
, of the above lines at prices that will be a e
elation to you.
Come in and Be Convinced.
E LITTLE STORE WITH THE BIG BARGAINS
4 +*e*e*e+ **e+4+N*+ 4 *e*+* 4+++ +++44 ++++,4*.e
When you are thirsty "H' ONK" up to our door
and a b(v ',ll Cme fiving out to get your order.
If thirs try one of our specialties
Horlic's Mlaulted Milk or a delicious Ice Cream Soda
If hun rv and thirsty both try
our spllendid Ice Cream Sundae.
A ten minutes stop will double the joy of your whole
dde, and make V,: glad vu'r livinsL.
We specialize a prompt service to autoists, either in your
car or in our ston;.
The Best ountain; the Best Fruits, Syrups and Ice
Cream; the Best Service.
What more could you ask?
CBTER'S IC E REAM PARLOR.
NO COMPETITION !
iO't get our prices, then go to another dealer and expect hinm to sell
jouSupplies at tthee ,rices. He can't do it and stay in business.
Wecau. by I oin out o(f husiness. We ldo not pretend to comIIpete
wlll other Supply l)ralers, nor can you expect them to compete with £
u, hen they are striving to stay in business and we are doing our
osat to quit. I
The cost of an article doesn't matter to us; we ae not considering
that. What we are ;iluring on is to dis uose of this inmmense stock of
hpods in the shortest time iossihle. This month only, April 191l ,
mrill allow a Twet vt (20) per cent. Discount from regular ')rices on
tmyand all linles of Merchandise in the house, which eliminates all
qm etition. Remember, we have a larger stock than any three Sup.
plIDealers combined in Southwest Louisiana.
H. FLOYD fIIDKIFF, Agent,
JNIN6S, LA., Market and Church Sts. L. D. Phone 236
Stock of Irrigation, fill and Oil Well Supplies
of Oil City Iron Works, Ltd.
BIG SPRING OPENIG SALE
fILLINERY AND LADIES' READY-TO.WEAR
Beginning lMarch 22, for 15 Days
LADIES' AND GENTS' OUTFITTER
i Welsh Citizen Honored.
L E. Robinson, one of the
Prominent citizens in south
LOuisiana, and one of the
of the Republican party in
aIte has been selected as a
from the Seventh District to
bhsRepublican National con
10 be held in Chicao in June.
'ison has done much for the
ItLouisiana, and is worthy the
O-ufered upon him in thus beiog
to help represent his state in
, ational leader for the
SNIP A CAR OF HOGS
ABOUT MAY FIRST.
Avbohave hogs that they
to sell should have them
at that time if possible as
may be the last hog ship
until late sunm,:er.
' elsh, Ia.
Cut Down Your Shopping Expense.
Don't make the mistake of considering the question of
Clothing simply a matter of money. You should give
just as careful study to the selection of your dress as to
the selection of your food, for the kind of goods you get
will have more to do with the yearly savings than any
other factor. And the place to buy is where you can
get the best goods at the least cost. Give us a call.
WE SELL FOR LESS.
THE SIGNAL CLOTHING STORE
JAKE GERSON, PROPRIETOR.
WAS iSGOT , EWS iiTFES,
Fight Between Taft and Roosevelt
Will Effect Election This Fail.
( Specia, t(, the .lJ ,urnal
\\a' shiu ,on, 1i) (', :\tpr. 22, 1)12
IThe I)emnocrats in Washingt(on are
watchin;," witlh a t re'at deal of interest
the hitter right between Il1,iuseilt and
Taft for the repuhlican ntn:iuation.
The ti.ht has he)-une so litter that its
efTect.; are burln to ,, felt when it
coel s to the election in the fall.
IH(,)sevelt en'tered the tight so late
that Ilresi.ehnit Taft had secured nearl v
Oetinli 1u (ites to insure ll iS lOrnliltitiotit
before the lio)sevelt light ''ot a good(l
start. Iwvrr, th, vrwiheliiin
Vi ctrv that he won in li11,is and
l'tennsyl \ania Ilhas hadl tte effect of
?i-cournll : 1i _ tlh: I -: U:on tl n ofi
i'residet Taft. It is b,,,liievid that if
It se', lt shoiuld wii the ininatiln,
the Taft nephle w(unid knife hii at thit
poils thu. i si ni, i over hic n
election of a )cemuc'rat.
('hiress has comnllained if the moat
active b(ocn)ardmenu t (Of letters frimi
cnstituents of any l)revious coneress
in the history of this countrv. They
say that the pieop)le are watlchingr le is
lation in (on"riiems ('loser than ever
before. ()ne effte,'t of tli, letter writing
to Coingressmlleen is the lpassage of the
bill prohibiting the use of poisonous
philohsllorits in the manufacture of
matches. President 'Taft has just
signed the hill which will prevent th
man ufacttlrers from cusing the white
phosphorus which ofteit caused the
death of its employees.
The activity of voters thro)ugh ut
the country has also compeilled con
g,'ess to formulate a bill which ili
insure the establish nent of a P'arcel
Post. The Express eicompanies ate
bitterly tiglhtig this bill but congress
men are hearint firomt their cnstitu
ents in such unmistakable terms that
they realize that if they do not pass
the hill llany of them will lremainl at
A Dill has been intriodued by Sena
tor Works O(f ('alifornia for ex
tending the presidential term from 4
to i years. This is a bill that most
evervyone in this country except poli
ticiaus would like to, see passed and
if the voters througlhout the country
will continue to hombard with letters,
we will soon b)e electing presidents
only every 6 years and pirolhibiting
them from serving more thanone term.
I)Duriny a presidial year every husi
ness men must expect business to be
slow and it is foolish for this countrv
to indulge in so much politics when it
gatins nothing by it, but suffers a
Call For Mass Meeting.
Pursuant to the call for mass meet
ings at every iprecinct in the parish of
Calcasieu on April 27, 1912, issued ey
the Senator and IRetpresentatives, for
the election of delegates to the Lake
Charles convention, May 4th, 1912, to
decide on plans of division of the
p)arish, notice is hereby given to all
the citizens of the Welsh voting pre.
cinct, that a mass meeting is hereby
called to meet in the City Hall in
Welsh, La., Saturday, April 27th, at
10 o'clock for the purlpose of choosing
delegates as above provided.
L. G. LEWIS,
Mayor (of Welsh.
l lti, LEO..U LCV E'L . VU..
ELIMINATE HASTY LEGISLATIO H
Proposes to Introduce Bill to Refer:
all New Laws to to be Passed to
the People for Ratification
Before Final Action
Ire 1 (Il11. 1,( 1 f1,ke. who 'was ,('itc'ted
to . til eed him'ielf i1 the General ;\
u. 0 hlvy, at t the recent electioni, iha,
tldraftttd and propll ses to intrt'(dtut e ill
t the leeislature the f(ollowing' hill rela
it i t e to nlm kilnl laws in the future. In
I lirkiri for the ipassage of this hill
ite Mr. Loke hopes.i to efltllinate inulih of
t1te hasty le i.latirun that is ruli' 1r
on so unpo(pular with the people of the
,1 state at the present timO . 'tI e hill
e reads as folleow,:
id S.ctioli 1. lhe it rr )\1v d by thit'
( ,f Geeral .\ssemlhl y of ti, State (,f
of Louisi:ian , tw(,-tirds of all itnm.llrs
if ehi 'ted to eac(' i lh ise colin'l ritrn , that
i an 1i ti :Ie w t ) to tie I c nstitu'tioti of
I th-l State of Louis~iarna 11e suhiiitt'dl to,
t ie ' u l: i ed t''l 't1(tu . if tlt' .-tat' fIur
th ir i ttl' a rl'ot al (t r je?'itiotl it, is re
quiril d b .\rtlchu : 21 of thit (. ;nstitu
) imt toi , at thi t' coni 'escional t,] itirt, to
11 he beIti] ) lily- t T'u1' ,esdav ne.t fol
A 's ill)si thel irst lonl ayV in N,' veltller,
r I.1., amending andll (I re-en ctin ll artitvle
is 23 (If the 'lonstititioin of the State of
l' I ui liiiatn so) a., to read as follows:
;; The Genioeral A sst'hulvl' shall miet
f clock noon, and a nuarinll y thereafter on
,st the sec(ion( Moniday of .May a(nil the
1 sessions thei ei(f shall he limitied to
be shirty days. Should ia vacanc'y ,el'ur
e in either hllouse the Governor shall
order an election tIo till such vacan v
for the lre:i ainiler of the term,
Iut The Gten ,') Asseml ,ly shaWil tui,,n
t- its co :ventio: iti 1:114 p)i(1, e ' i t ta .
il up Su c ih legislation as it may i (ie
'el pr( er, but no hill shall ie fitalllv
ei passed and become a law durinr that
; 5s lssii, nor until the same shall have
tu- lhen lprited under the direction of
at the Secretary of State and by hiii
ss transmritted or delivere d r Iras i to
at be trani rittid or delivered, within
niiieti da s3 after the adjlurlnment of
the said session, in the fo(llwing lman
a- nr', to-wit: Two Ceopies to 'each mierm
'- ber of the (;eneral Assembly and sl )
a far as practicable, two copies to eahll
ist i'ar hi l'erk within the state, twlo
li- coplies to each circulatinz library
rd within the state, and two ('iloies to
'3' each newspaper publisher with in the
iThe annual session of the General
Assembly held in 1915 shall pass upon
the measures introduced (Ilduring the
b1 annual session of the previous year
and the General AssemlIl) v
shall consider no a meni (1me t
to any hill introduced Ic durin the
previous session, unless the satme
shall have been submitted to thie Sec
retary of State not less than si.ve.t
days prior to the convention of the
et- General Assembly, and by the Secre
! t,r nf State cauised to iuil!ished and
iy circulated in the manner prescribed
or above at least thirty days prior to the
ke convention of the General Assembly.
to After the year 1913 no bill ,hall Ie
be finally passed and become a law dur
all ing the session( of the General Assern
re. bly held in years divisible by two.
by and no bill shall be introduced durintt
in sessioIs of the General assembly held
at tn years not divisihle by two, and all
nl bills introduced and ir,,ssed in con.
fortnity with the provisions of this
Article sh1ll be plublished and circu
lated in the manner prescribed above.
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iin 'ilt th ll", 7O l ýý ý:; .'
buy iinz; it ought to Viý. Bun~~
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AFTER THE WALK
TThyore. is nothin, that R.lio s FOi:, Q ,i," -
AN ICE CREA. \ SODA
OR A FRUIT SUNDAE
1M S1da Water iI : (iiJ I:hL -t is a Pure,
\ hl.,,me utritius F n.. .
My ice (ream is the Piur:st ainl l p ', l. i:l tl..
:it\,. You'll en.,,`. it.
v (Crush.-d and \\Whl Fruits I. :dan an] ;>.: t
all havc the natural flav(r (t the rii~ l riri :r;it.
Bring Your Thirst. I'll Cure It.
C. M. SKAG GS
5i IN WIESIIH .,;WIiLIY C ('O'-. OL),D STANI).
We want all the EG(GS you have for sale, and
will pay the highest market price for them. (et
our prices before sellini elsewhere,
Yes we want them also, and will pay all that the
market affords and may be a little more.
We carry the very best the market affords at all
times, and sell them at lowest p)sSi le price.
FRESH FRUIT AND VEGETABLES
.always on hand according to season.
Come, Send or Phone Your ()rder to
The Planters' Grocery
t'rovihhe7d: Tihat this .\rtici shall
not applyl to legislatiou to bl,,I co;:i-i.
ered by the General A\ss'onhly whn'il
convelned hIv the Governor l extr:t.
ordiiiary v ,,shioO 'sS provitle in Arti
cle 7.; of the Constitutioon of the tate
Section 2. He it further re.s ,lvd,
etc., That the official balht to, o,
used at said election shall have print.
ed thereon the words: "F' thI + UPr.)
posed amendment to Articl- .1 3it , he
Constitution 1.providini; fr a:01 i, LI
sessions, not to exceed thirtyv ,I a s, if
the General Assenbly, untilh * rtai
provisions and restrictions," anl the
words: "'A o a i u s t the pr'ofoife l
amendment to Article 23 of the ('cn.
stitution providing ftr annual: , .i.
sions, not to exceed thirty days, of
the General Assembly, under ce'rtain
provisions and restricti,ons."
Section 3. Ble it further rf,, ve-.l,
etc., That if adopted at the said f("1.,:
tion in No vember, 1912, this au. ild.
ment shall go into effect and ,e ,ar
ative on and after the first da f
Januar'y, 191 1.