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o Jur y so nl UNITED STATES G0VENMEN, Police Jury Jefferson Davis Parish's Leading 1Weekly Newspaper VOLUME XIX. WELSH, JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISH, LOUISIANA, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1918, NUMBER 22 IRKASER WANTS TO RE-ASCEND THRONE, REPORT LONDON PAPER (By the Asoidated Pre..) London, -The former German Emperor contemplates an early return to Germany to reclaim the throne, according to news re ceived in London through neutral source sof high standing, says the Daily Mail. The newspapers says revolutions in Germany are being managed by officers of the German high command with a view to eventu ally causing its collapse and the triumphant return of the former em peror to Berlin. Some of these of ficers in civilian clothes have been recognized on the streets of Berlin. Many are reported to be dressed as workingmen. These officers ha rangue crowd sin every way to en courage the revolutionary movement. It is added, however ,that if the opportunity developes they will abandon their disguise, contend that the revolution is a failure and begin a counter revolution. Agents of these officers it is declared are fur thering the plot by spreading anti British propaganda in Holland with the object of embittering the Dutch against the allies. TO NIGUHT Saturday. December 7 AT THE AUDITORIUM "We Should Worry" Five Reel Fox Feature With a Two Reel Sunshine Comedy Tuesday Night, December 10th. "HOUSE OF HATE" Seventeenth Episode Thursday Night, December 12th. "HEREDIT Y" With beautiful Barbara Castleton in the leading role. Prices are 6, 11 and 17 cents Oliver Week in the Southwest We are Showing it THIS WEEK The Oliver Improved No. 21 Variable Drop Planter Thee plates, three speeds, nine variations of drop. Daect dave, one axle, one counter shaft, two cog wheels, , ags volumepanted .to suit the varying na 01 e yi land, while the machine is in motion. O ' * mnd let us I . ::r·. r VA= &4 leme:tO t., ;o Ltd. -.,ý..,}. rt . •r %"i'ý" • r': :.-rý:ýý -i ` . ¢ - t-i ,"· ý:4...-^'. ý"Ss.ý. e:ý ý" ..T'"1. ..ý .e v. -, u 4',":`. ,- -., . s..;:r _,.-:v~'-? : ý:.... n .-, - .. .. 'rr -. ,1ý.ý' ' . AUCTIONEER WILL HAVE FIRST AUCTION SALE. Charles F. Jeter will open the auc tion season this year with a sale of his own farming equipment on De cember 17th. Charlie has quit farm ing and announces that he will sell his entire equipment including a list of very good mules, horses and gen eral farming implements and equip ment on the above date. Posters w ill appear within a few lays ad vertising the list in full. It is announced that services of First Solemn Communion will be celebrated at the Catholic church in Welsh Sunday, December 15th. Attention of the Members of the Woodmen Circle is called to the next meeting night, the fourth Wednes day in December, when the annual election of officers takes place. TAX AAYERS' NOTICE. All taxes in the Town of Welsh will become delin quent o nDec. 31st. After that date 10 per cent per an num interest will be added. F. G. SEWARD, Tax Collector. ANOTHER VICTIM OF FORD KICK The young son of W. G. Gragg of Roanoke suffered a broken arm as a result of an atempt last Sunday to crank a Ford car. He was brought to Welsh where Dr. Plauche set the bones. BOLSHEVISTS SEIZE PAPERS BELONGING TO SWITZERLAND (By the Associated Press.) t London, Dec. 2.-Bolshevists have en'ered the Norwegian legation at I Pe.rograd and removed documents a hebonging to Switzerland, whose in terests are under the protection of Norway, according to a Copenhagen i dispatch to the Daily Mail. The Nor wegian minister protested in vain and I nt wvspapers of the country are de- I m:nding that Norway break relations with the soviet government. An~GTHER WELSH', BOY WOUNDED IN ACTION ' During the last few days of the I great war before the signing of the armistice Welsh boys headed off a considerable lead and steel as evi denced by the numbe rof wounded in action, reports of which are still coming in after three weeks have 4 lapsed. Mrs. Elia Savoit received a letter frr nr her son, Ora, daeJ Oct. 9th, .tatig that he had been silg'tly wounded as a reward for "going o¢,r ti tiop' and was in the base hosp:tal gettung along fine. His predi^:oa on that (ldae, stated to his mother, wa that th|, war would be over soon. He says the hospital is the belt pnlace he n.as ;.ound in France: "Pl.ty to eat and coir.g to do." He expresses a b2hief t:at he will be home be )re hhristmnas. PHILATHEA CLASS ELECTED OFFICERS The Presbyterian Philathea Class met at the home of Misses lone and Irma Robinson last Friday evening, Nov. 29th, when the following offi cers were elected: Miss Irma Robin son, president; Miss Ruth McLees, vice-president; Mrs. O. C. Yantis, sec retary and treasurer; Mrs. J. A. Mar tin, teacher; Miss Essie Johnston, as sistant teacher. The following members were pres ent: Misses Ruth McLees, Essie Johnston, Lydia DeBritton, Emma Lawson, Iome and Irma Robinson, Mesdames O. C. Yantis, J. A. Mar tin and Beatrice Peck. The hostesses served sandwiches and coffee, First Louisianian Appointed Bishop The Reverend Jules B. Jeanmard, who will be consecrated Bishop of La fayette, December 8, in the old St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans, is the youngest man in the south to re ceive such an appointment and is al so the first native Louisiana in his tory to be so honored. Rev. Jeanmard was born at Breaux Pribge, La., and educated in St. Jo seph's seminary at Gessen. La. From early childhood he aspired to the ;;.iesthood and since his ordination at] in 1903, when, on account of his by youth, a special dispensation had to du be secured from the Pope, he has qu rose to prominetnce rapidly. let MARSHAL RESIGNED da ENTERS NEW FIELD. At the meeting of the city council at] Tuesday night, R. A. Estes tendered his resignation as city marshal and WC street commissioner to take effect Cc immediately. ic Marshal Estes has accepted a posi tion as salesman for tl~e Mustual pa Warehouse Co., having,charge of the an outside sales for the company. His rei successor was not selected at the ch meeting Tuesday but negotions were ca opened for a cop for Welsh. up co ORGANIZATION OF di PARENT-TEACHER'S wi th Association of Welsh, Saturday, so November 30, 1918. oF noon the teachers of the Welsh High th School and about forty Welsh parents ly meet in the school house for the pur- re pose of organizing a Parent-Teach- pl er's Association. Our organization th of this character is a novelty to the m citizens of Welsh, but it promises to be a success. in Prof. Wm. A. E. Guff acted as t chairman and opened the meeting al with an interesing and instructive , paper on "The Rural School and the a, Comunity." lie said in part: ' ( "The school should be regarded not merely as an institution for train ing in the rudiments of knowledge, but also as an institution for train ing in citizenship, for vocational training and for social training. By social training is meant the duty and responsibility we owe our as sociates and fellow citizens. "The school may be made a social center through the social activities of the pupils, thus fostering a spirit of cooperation; through cooperation between home and school, teacher and pupil, patron and teacher. This co operation cannot be affected without a Parent-Teacher's assocation; trru making the school house a meeting place for the community; thru lead ership of the teacher in the commun ity. Election of officers followed: President, Mrs. Armstrong. Vice President, Mrs. Martin. Secretary, Miss Helen Moran. Mrs. Armstrong assumed her du:ies as president, appointed the followirg committees: Program committee, Mrs. Weichert, Miss Ruth McLees and Mrs. R. R. Arceneaux. Social committee, Mrs. Gray, Miss Henrietta Thomas and Mrs. Prentice. An open discussion followed. and it was decided that regular monthly meetings shall be held every second Saturday at 3 p. m. in the school hous. This will throw the next meeting into the month of January. The meeting adjourned formal business and the members crossed te the Domestic Science cottage where delightful refreshments wr3 srved by Miss Sutor's High school girlz. The principal and the faculty wish to express their appreciation of the hearty cooperation promised by the members of the new organization, and to extend an urgent invitation to every parent in Welsh to be present at thelnext meeting, whic hwill be held Saturday, Jan. 11, 1918, at 3 p. m. in the High school department. Fresh Oysters daily at Martin's Fruit Exchange Farm Loans. Ten years to pay, no commission, attorney oar' inspection fee. c. I. CARR Welsh, La, ATHLETICS TO BE ENLARGED INYPROGRAM OVERSEAS NOW Paris, Dec. ';.-A greatly enlarged athletic program has been prepared by the Y. M. C. A. for the period during demobilization. At the re quest of the Army there will be ath letics for soldiers two hours each day to take the place la part of the1 drilL In charge of the Y. M. C. A. athletic work is Elwood S. Brown, while in the Philippines, did the same work with General Harboard and the Commander-in-Chief's present athlet ic officer. The program is divided into four parts. There will be mass exercise and athletics in each battalion and regiment. Second, there will be championship events for the Ameri can Expeditionary Forces, working up with elimination contests through companies, battalions, regiments, divisions, corps and armies. There will be pageants to show the French the best in American athletic life, al so a gymnastic ABC to help to devel op the French. The armistice practically doubles the number of men to train and great ly increases the need of physical di rectors and funds. The vast army physical development program with the Y. M. C. A. cooperation means much for the American physique. Isolated detachments will be drawn into larger concentrations to enable the men to have the benefit of this athletic program. The events will constitute practically 'an Olympiad among the American and Allied forces. Sale! Ladies' Day Salel December 7 to 24, 1918 'On account of the late season and unsettled weather we are offering BIG REDUCTIONS ON FALL GOODS in order to make room for our Spring Stocks. We are giving you big values for little money. See a few of the items listed below. There are others too numerous to mention. Wool Serges Wool Poplins Navy, Copen, Toupe, Blue, Burgandy Brown, Black, Tan, and Black White and Green 201 Discount 201 Discount Black BROADCLOTH Toupe $4.50 per yard 54 inch per yard $4.50 Shirt Waists Shauman Skirts Georgette and $15.00 Skirts now $12.50 Crepe de Chine $12.50 Skirts now $10.50 All Styles and Colors $.9.00 Skirts now $ 7.50 $4.00 to $7.00 $ 8.00 Skirts now $ 6.75 $4.00 to 6.00 Skirts now $ 5.00 Devonshire Soiesette and Hindu Cloth 10$ Discount 10, reduced to 42 per yard 3 A NEW LhE OF COATS ANOD SUITS 305 30all styles and colors, 30 per cent discount ! SMITelsh Nearpot R S. P. Depot R. SMITH DEMRONSTRATION ABSENT WHEN THE AMERICANS CROSS FRONTIER (By the Associated Preu.) American Army of Occupation, Sunday (By Associated rPess.)-No demonstrations either friendly orhos tile marked the entry of Major Gen eral Dickman's army into Germany today. The frontier was crossed ear ly in the day and by nightfall the Americans had moved forward 12 miles. It is evident that even the children were schooled carefully in the role they should play. The calm scene was unexpected by the Ameri cans. Fresh Fish and Oysters Tuesday on No. 5 at Kim ball's. Insurance = Fire Life Tornado Workman's Compensation W. M. COLBERT Office over the Bank Phone No. 66 u m m m| . .... . - 1·-- T AMERICANS TO JOIN WILSON IN CONFERENCE AT PEACE TABLE (By the Auoeiat.d Pem.) Washington, \.-Prepara tions for participation of the United States in the peace conference is practically complete with the am nouncement of the Nation's rpre sentatives. America's position Ia the great questions will be set forth by the President, Robert Lansing, Henry White, former ambass;ador ,to France and Italy; E. H. House, spe cial representative of the United States government to European gov ernments; Gen. Tasker Blies, repi sentative of the Americaa Army at the Supreme War Council at Yer sailles.