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Jefferson Davis Parish's Leading Weekly Newspaper
Volume XX, Number 5. WELSH, JEFFERSON DAVIS.PARISH, LOUISIANA, SATURDAY, AUGUST 9, 1919. Subscription $1.50 Per Annum in Advance
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you can rest assured you
have one of the best watches
money can buy.
We can sell you an Elgin
any size and price, from 18
size gents' to the smallest
ladies' 'Wrist Watch.
Ca (ll and see them......
S (;EER BROS.
Jewelers Welsh, La.
KI. OF P. LODGE CHANGES
ITS MEETING NIGHT.
At its regular meeting Thurs
day night Welsh Lodge No. 191
K. of P. ad(olpted a resolution that
changes the meeting night from
Thursday to Friday. Hereafter
the imeetings of the lodge will be
held on th1 second and fourth
Friday nights in each month.
.1. L. Barneltt was selected to
head a commnittee that will super
vise a feed and smoker at the
meeting on Friday night, August
22nd, when a full attendance of
members is looked for.
ROANOKE WILL VOTE
ON SPECIAL SCHOL TAX.
An clection is called by the par
ish school hoard in Roanoke
School I)islricl No. 11 on a prop
osition to levy a special tax of
five mills on the assessed valua
lion for ten years for vocational
purposes. Th'e election will be
held September 2nd.
When ready for Fall Goods, remember
we are better equipped to furnish the
needs in high quality merchandise at
SHOES, DRY GOODS, CLOTHING
LADIES' READY TO WEAR
and GENTS' FURNISBINGS
Near S. P. Depot
Immediate FOR SAImmediate
1 32 h. p.. Double-cylinder Reeves Traction Engine.
1 60 h. p. Special Built High Pressure Erie Boiler
1 50 h. p. Stamm-Scheele Engine and one 70 h. p.
Locomotive Type Boiler, complete with all fit
tings, heater, pump, lubricators and small aux
This outfit is in A-1 condition and is one of the most complete little
plants of its kind in the entire rice belt.
Prompt deliveries on any size Bessemer Crude Oil
We can start work on any size Water Well at once
Our price is the lowest it has been for over two
ALL WORK GUARANTEED
Layne & Bowler Company
Crowley, La. Welsh, La.
BOY SCOUT DANCE
WAS GRAND SUCCESS.
Flower of Youth Asembled From
Far and Near.
The Boy Scouts of Welsh had
their first big fete Thursday night
when they gave a grand ball at
A. R. Arceneaux's warehouse. The
event was looked forward to and
attended by a big crowd of young
folks, dancers, and old folks, wall
flowers, as ever attended a like
event here. The music was splen
did and everyone had a grand
The boys had the hall nicely
arranged, had plenty of refresh
ments, and an ingeniously ar
ranged typhoon cooling system
constructed out of a chaff blower
driven by a large motor, made
wind and noise with the same op
eration-a "yankee invention" to
The affair netted the Boy Scout
troop a handsome sum.
BABIES TO BE SHOWN
ON PICTURE SCREEN.
Photographer S. E. Carroll is
busy these days making picture
slides of the babies of the com
munity for the Baby Show which
will be staged by the management
of the Auditorium the latter part
of this month.
You will want to see your baby
on the screen along with the other
babies of the community, so take
them to Carroll's Studio and have
the slide made. There is no ex
pense to you whatever, and all
children under five years of age
At the time of the sowing of the
babies pictures on the screen suit
able prizes will be awarded.
11:00--Morning Devotion. Sub
ject: "The Mount of Choice."
8:30--Evening Worship., Sub
8:30 Wednesday evening Pray
er meeting. Subject: "Abraham
the Called of God."
F. W. A. BOSCH, Pastor.
FACULTY AND TEACHERS
WELSH HIGH SCHOOL.
'The following are the faculty
and teachers selected for the conm
ing term of the Welsh high school
Win. A. McGuf', Principal.
Ann Buchanan, French.
Roda Robinson, Domestic Sci
Mabel Miller, English and His
B. P. Livingston, Manual Train
ing and Science.
Alta Baskerville, 7th Grade.
Eldia Yantis, 6th Grade.
Florence Olano,5th Grade.
Nellie McMahan, 4th Grade.
Ldia I)eBritton, 3rd Grade.
Lucy Frierson, 2nd Grade.
Grace Tietje, 1st Grade.
Essie Johnson, 1st Grade
William James Dudley.
William James Dudley was
born in Springfield, New Jersey.
July 11, 1844, and in 1848 moved
with his parents to Erie City, N.
Y. In 1851 he moved to Hennefier
Illinois and lived there until 1879,
when he moved to Dickerson
County, Kansas. In 1906 he mov
ed to Jennings, Louisiana. He
lived in Jennings and Welsh until
his death, .July 31, 1919.
He died at the home of his
brother, David E. Dudley, on
North Main Street. Mr. Dudley
leaves three sisters and three
brothers to mourn his loss. They
are, Mrs. Wm. Buckingham of
Welsh; Mrs. Gleason of IElmo,
Kansas; Mrs. J. S. Elston of Chi
cago, Ill.; Mr. C. F. Dudley of
Lake Arthur; Mr. J. H. Dudley of
Marion, Iowva; and Mr. David E.
Dudley of Jennings.
The funeral was held Friday,
August 1st, from the Methodist
church, conducted by the pastor,
Rev. H. K. Faulk, assisted by Dr.
F. W. Loy. Interment was made
in Greenwood Cemetery.
Methodist Episcopal Church
Sunday, August 10th.
9:00 a. m.-Sunday School. L.
A. Giggar, Superintendent.
11:00 a. m.-Public Worship.
Message by the pastor on "Not
Impossible With God."
3:30 p. m.-Junior League.
5:00 p. m.-Baptismal Service
at canal north of town, near Mr.
Cornwell's pumping plant.
7:30 p. m.-Epworth League.
vice. Miss Olive Scoggins will
sing. Subject of pastor's message,
"Joined to Idolatry."
We should be glad to see YOU
present. Come right on.
R. L. WELDON, Pastor.
DR. DODSON RESIGNS.
D.r. W. R. Dodson, for twenty
five years dean of the College of
Agriculture at Louisiana State
University, and one of the fore
most agricultural men of the state
has resigned as dean and director
of the experiment station, to take
effect Jaunary 15.
Dr. Dodson gave as the reasons
for his resignation the discour
agement caused by the failure of
the state to provide enough finan
cial support for the College of Ag
NEW PARTNERSHIP IN
Aliance of Two Good Business
Men Has Promise.
The .Iournal takes pleasure in
anniounicing the formation of' a
piartnrship between Messrs. C. E.
(Carl and C. F". *Jeer. The new
lirmri will be known as "Carr &I
,eter," andl under that title will
Ido) a general rcalestate an(l farm.,
The firml will also handle a
general liine of insurance. I
It is useless to un(ldertalk to
introduc ci hier of these gentle
men to the readers for they are
too well known throughout this
entire scLtiun of louisiana and to
everyone whoi Iknows anything at
all about We'lsh sor ,Jefferson i)a
vis parish, to nccd reciting. They
are both mien of estdablished
worth, closely identilied with the
growth and iprogress lof the col(l
Mr. Carr has bccn in the real
estate busineiiss here for morec
than twenly years. Hei was rear
on a f:rm north of WVelsh and
knows fl'arlillg and farms like a
book. He is at lresent interested,
with his sons, in Ithe growing of
rice. lie knows the realestate
business too, and through his
Iknowle(ige and connections is in
lposition to render inestimable
service to both buyers and sellers.
Mr. ,leter is also a successful
combination of the business man
and farner. He retired from the
farm last year, following a suc
cessful career in rice growing.
Although fully able to establish
himself in any city in the world
he has recently had constructed
an elaborate and imposing home
here as an evidence of his great
faith in the Welsh country. He
is a salesman of more than ordin
The new firm should do a flour
ishing business, especially in
view of the fact that trading in
realestate promises to be lively
from now on.
Realty owners will do well to
list their property with these en
terprising dealers for there is no
doubt but that inquiries will be
pouring in to them throughout
the coming season.
IS CANDIDATE FOR
THE SUPREME COURT.
The Lake Charles American
Press of Tuesday said: District
Judges Winston Overton and
J. D. Cline left this morning for
a couple of days' visit to Crowley
and Lafayette in the interest of
Judge Overton's informal candi
dac for the office of associate jus
tice of the supreme court. The na
ture of their trip at this time iºs
merely to acquaint members of
the bar of Judge Overton's inten
tion to make the race. There are
21 parishes in the district, it
reaching as far as Baton IRouge
and New Roads and embraces a
part of four congressionil disl
Judge Overton is quoled as
saying, "I will not be a candidate
for re-election as district judge,
but will not make any campaign
for associate justice until lIhc
present state campaign is over.
The election for dlistrict officers
is placed after the elction of state
officers for a good purpose, and
comes in the November elcttions,
the same as for congressman and
president. The coming election
for associate justice will be in
The judge will not enter ac
tively into the campaign until
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Henning
have returned from their trip to
several of the central states, and
report having had an enjoyable
trip, seeing nice crops in some
places and in others not so good.
Miss Pedigo, who makes her
home with the family of A. T.
Moorie, is visiting her mother in
Last Saturday night someone
ran into Homer Sheumaker's car,
completely demolishing it. Al
though there were four in the car
no one was hurt.
Rev. and Mrs. Childress left on
the evening train Tuesday for
Colorado Springs, where they will
spend the vacation.
Mrs. Floyd Hurlbut who under
went an operation at St. Patrick's
sanitarium in Lake Charles is re
ported as doing nicely and will
be home soon.
Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Cornwell of
Welsh called upon Miss Pearl
The writer has had the pleas
ure of visiting again the pleasant
home of Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Sheu
maker. Home is what we make
it anyway and it makes me proud,
even glad, to be in a home like
Lloyd and Pearl Diener attend
ed the Methodist church in Welsh
Sunday. Bro. Weldon delivered
a fline sermon.
SOUTHERN RICE GROWVERS
TO HAVE LONI)ON OFFICE.
T'1h Southern Rice (irOWers'
,Association will eslabtlish an of
Tfice in London ihis y\'ar in order
tihat direcl informiiation on con
ditions in that InarIkeit maiy lie se
cured. 'hibs wil! enable (he or
ganoization to kcCep in close Itouch
with thlie export ra(de. E. A. Eig
nIis, secretal ai l aI limanager of
the association, arriv\ed in New
York M\ondlay morninlg where he
will spend sohlie timi e ini falm(iliair
izing himself, with export con((i
tions and litl er inlorilat io i anli
dala of iliiporlailct riel;itive to the
xport of iicc.
The estaillislinent 1of a Loindon
ollice ha1 s b,(e Ii lh under conisidlcril
tion for se\'ei'ral miionths lby the
Soulherin Itice (;roI\wirs, owinig to
the big pailrt lihe exloirt of rice
will pl!ay in the i'ice.s of Aiterii
can rices this 'year,. W\ith a short
age of Asiatic rice tile (denlan(1 for
the AilieriCain product t)1promises
As London is the rice market of
the world mllrsl of Euirople lieing
s.)up11lited through the English
capital. Ihle oflice of the Southern
Growers will have its linger oii
the pulse of' thie \'orl's rice trade.
\Vitii the Amnerican rice market
opening at a higher figuri'e than
ini anly pirevioius year and a big
explort deimandiI the rice growers
of this country face the prospect
of gelltting higher prices through
out the entire seaisoni than ever
belfore. Increased cost of pro
duction and especially of labor
mnakes a higher price necessary
if a profit is to be made by the
rice growers this year.
Europe is now clamoring for
American rice. China was trying
to get forty thousand tons from
this country to prevent a famine
only a few weeks ago. Conditions
in the Orient are abnormal and
little Asiatic rice will be available
for the European trade this sea
son and all indications point to
the best price ever received from
American rices being maintained
until another year rolls around
and the country again faces a
ARMY BACON IS BOUGHT
BY BEHRMAN FOR PEOPLE.
Bacon from the stores of ar
my foodstuffs was sold in New
Orleans yesterday at 34 cents per
pound. The cith has bought the
goods from the government and
the fire department is making the
sales to the people with out any
charge for profit or delivery.
A Good Tire Year
ou have doubtless noticed
the growing preponderance of
United States Tires.
Every one is asking for tires
of known value and proved
And that is precisely what
United States Tires represent
in the minds of motorists here
The idea back of United
States Tires - to build .ood
tires--the best tires that can
be built, is appealing to rapidly
We can provide you with
United States Tires to meet
and meet exactly--your indi
SUnited States Tires
are Good Tires
We know United States Tires are good tires. That's why we sell them.
Welsh Garage Co., Inc.
J. H. Fletcher, Lake Arthur Roanoke Mercantile Co., Roanoke
Planters Mercantile Co., Inc., Thornwell
STAFFORD AND MOUTON
ADJUST PASSING OF LIE.
New Orleans, Aug. 9 ---"A coinm
iiittee of friends of Lieutenant
Governor Mouton and Senator
Stafl'ord met at Senator Staffor's
office Tuesday night and differ
ences between these two entle
men were amicably settled- -so
re reads a statement issued by E.
Ml. Stallord WVednesday. It is gen
erally assumed this ends the inci
ihent of Mr. Stafford calling Mr.
,louton o liar at a political rally
FIRST LOT RIVER RICE
BRINGS $16 PER BARREL.
The lirst lot of new rice receiv
ed in New Orleans from the river
section was received Monday anti
sold on the Board of Trade. It
c'onsisted of 17 sacks of Hondur
as and was sold to the Farmers'
Co-operative Rice Mill for $16.00
The first shipment from South
west Louisiana was a lot of 40
bags of Edith shipped from Abbe
ville. It was sold last Saturday
at $15.00 per barrel.
A lot of 100 bags of Early Pro
lific was bought by the Eunice
branch of the Louisiana State
at $13.00 per sack.
Sixteen dollars is the highest
paid so far for a lot and $13.00 the
lowest. The very first sack mar
keted was sold at Abbeville for
$40.00 for the benefit of the Red
The annual meeting of the stockholders of
the Southern Rice Growers' Association
will be held at the Auditorium in Welsh
Saturday, Aug. 9th, at 3:00 o'clock p. m.,
for the purpose of electing a director to
serve for the ensuing year.
An urgent appeal is made for all stockhold
ers to be present as important matters are
to be discussed at this meeting.
C. F. JETER, Director.
The complete Electric Light and
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70,000 satisfied users throu
out the world.
F.B. DENNETT, Dealer
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MONDAY TO DECIDE
WHOM CANDIDATE OF
LEAGUE WILL BE.
New Orleans, Aug. 9---Monday
night, it is said. will decide whom
the canddlate of the Ligerty Lea
gue will be for Governor. Friends
of Senator E. M. Stafford and
Phanor Breazeale are confident
their candidate will et the nomi
nation. No other candidate than
these two is probable at this late
day. It is generally thought that
Senator Stafford is the stronger.
Mr. Stafford's friends base their
contentions for his recognition on
proved worth and his early dec
laration for the principles of the
League, Mr. Brenzeale's on their
candidate's geographical location.