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The Journal is located In j\. 3J Journal is read by
a thriving town in the center
of the rich rice belt of 4
Southwest Louisiana. o¢omforte of life.
DEVOTED TO THE INTERESTS OF WELSH AND JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISH
volume XX, Number 12. WELSH, JEFFERSON DAVIS PAFISH, LOUISIANA, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2. 1920. $1.50 Per Annum la Advaar
LOWEST RATES PROMPT SERVICE
Southwest Louisiana Farm Mortgage Co.
Lake Charles, La.
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $500,000.00
A strong home company, with ample capital and the desire
to properly care for real estate loan requirements.
Frank Roberts, President R. L. Hale, Secretary
G. A. Courtncy, Vice President E. C. Willard, Manager
HALLY DAY PlDOiAM
AT M, E CHIIRCH
Sunday at the Methodi Church.
Special Program I
9:45 a. i.- -Sunday School, with
promotion of classes and the instal
hatlon of oflic'r, and teachers.
11:0) a. ni.-Consecration Service.
Opportunity will he given for new
members and for the baptism of In
fants or adults.
7:30 p. m.-"The Coming of Truth",
Pageant. This very impressive pro
granm will be given by the local Sun
day School. To understand it and ap
preciate the great lesson, one must
•rr it. Come early if you want a seat.
-,, program elsewhere in this paper.
i,. public is most cordially invited
ii he present.
IdOBERT L. WELDON, Pastor.
..BLACKSMITHING AND HORSE.
SHOEING PRICES DROP-Owing to
t ronsilerable dlecline in the prices of
:naterial I am abl: to offer my ('ns
to;e'rs a suhl.tantial redu(ction in th'
prices :.larg*'d for repairing and horse
Ihoein , and repair ,:rkh of all kinds.
-hnwinE at 5U ,'-I-t per foot, nther
work a;ccordingi:.. I do tho' work my
sv-lf, assuring that it is correctly doune.
.1 G EI k tv in:, Welsh, La.
RALLY DAY PROGRAM
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3RD.
.... L) .....·
Following is the Rally lDay Prognram:
which will be rcudord by the Suantl,
School children at the I'reshyterian
church Sunday mori'ning at 11::'., o.
"HIome Missions" --:,v. i soh
"Opening My Eyc.'-- -thoir.
The Lost Sheep--- Mrs:. A.Mrtin.
Sunday School Extejision- Air. ('ar
"Little Lambs"-Class 1.
"The Negro"--Kenneth ( arrl.
Sing and Smile--Cla. s:
The Mountaineer-- Undin 'l',Todd.
Solo--Miss Irma Robinson
The Indian-Marjorie Ala. Mlalrtin
Bringing thenk in--Choir.
When your life rings true---Cl;s.'.
"Love the Tender Shepard' -Class.
About $40,O0t in premiums 'will ,,
awarded at the 192I, State Pair (,
Louisiana. In each department their
is increased premium money.
T. C.SIMMONS. MANAGER
SATURDAY, Oct. 2nd.
GEOROGE WALSH in
'FROM NOW ON".
Only Select Pictures
of Latest Release
are Shown Here
Watch this space for program announcement
For Fall 1920
Our Stock Will Surpass Anything
We Have Attempted--
Every pattern, from staple to the
newest novelty weaves has been
selected with infinite care Goods
are arriving daily; our stock will
soon be complete. You will be
pleased with the remarkable val
ues and the completeness of our
Best Values Always at
BIy FALLING TEE
:,'. .i . of Interest From The
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', "t' ·r ··! if , ;:a d : l ' ,' f'l : ,;.
(i : : i ·r(, ht, wa to cut lo.gs
T" 1l .11 , mýi'' I( 111 .an, d 1a parl ii
,i t'l , ' ;,.,- begin vtwork. Ti'h '
f.:l ; t,'., ,' hi"h l ,lgtd iin :not!it'r
i , ! .litin: ,,fl i, ,au hlt :,ir. 1I, .
, in ling ll to t ' ;:tlltund(. 1Ii
1;:, , l : I.ia:lg l l ti:thl' to) relh :clsf h11,
,,) 1' :i l' ;I ' II (l' , )' 111" dI illc lt 'I' it
nial r as.i.a' 'ist.ex hici lie tel
Ti, t' I a toi cut th'U tli r in ti',
, i, I 1r to 'li, :'.' tI Inli, ,''I:1
!i" ' 'tl i lc'y f('ti (('1t fl i- t lo1i1
" k 1' , I l t ll.SIiC :.t1e n (yPail ii
Ii 'ing ;Tcepted a position as teacher
o, l : t l iz, 'Žth. neat r )ig dtlle.
t l s lr er is Isup 'rintendent of(
t,. u :, i Parish :choolsi, and il;:.
1p ' I 1, :1.; hprincipal of lilte two
S at ilit:lh th. .r nl
f, !1 ( tain ai t 'i!ton f ' a ft;
' i ' ' 1 , i,-h they ('xp'tet ,
:11 .. , ,, illh. wh1):'0 ti fathci, a
,. .,. . .'.v o remport that Mr.
', jo.in. whom we'_ reported in
i t ': i., aS teing quit: steriou>l -
not i'll;1 '(prvilig. Dr. \VWakinis of
K : wa.s c~alled again this week to
I I . T hope to he atll '
S , :.. i:npr ovig at . ti 1 o .
:' . }; y !li.':'"li. scrli" rltll' \Vl,
S. i ;r' o R ck chielk as, two tith,
u:11 atl . room, tr: "l'lT birds 0tn, j
. :-a s(i to Mr. T. 3. Compton t LI
S . l v ;I' fille a" t'\'lr h
S.,i .t -(tn 1):tvis parish. T'hey'
.. ,Lipp ,l from Mena.i , A\rl.. A Ve feel
t';t oir poultry industry should have
. 3' ' ' t ! itOnH, (' lit'eially by ill,' ad
Still f hl)iod(d stock. Lots cf poultry i
.un at ; li fl'ii <.
.! . IC. it um of Fenton up
' . th ytour scrib one days this T'
i.: l.. ;I't1 vhile taking over the topics ti
If ti, day h:e ,aid, "add my name to S
hI t,.ription list of the Rice Belt n
- --- o.. h
ir. t,. A. Fry f iflaumont, Texas,
. he ,' o' n his way to Glenmore to h
'oil a '-'rage. spnt n; felow days with
ui cTis w'e k. being ergaged in repair
'.nta hit (''ld ners car. a
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The Scrap. ,
Representative Freaer interrupted the
reading of a report to say: v
"Ollicial language Is always rather a
ludicrous. Once two scrubwomen in e
governmelt employ had an argument,
as a result of which the weaker vessel I
was laid up for some days. £
"An official inquiry was duly held,
and the vIctorious scrubwoiman re
ceived a letter which said, among oth
"'Is it true, as reported, that said
Mrs. Hagan received certain ocular and
nasal contu.,ions at your hands?"
- "The scrubitwoman In official language
"'I regret to say that the anmswer is
In the infirmary.'"
'At a Boy1
At the speedway races a tire com
plny gave away toy ballons as ad
\-ertisenmonts. A lad about four years
old corie up to the man on the Job
and saId: "Please may I have two
The ma n replied: "Sorry, my little
aid. but only one balloon to a boy.
Have you any brothers at home?"
After a minute of deep thinking the
ld gave this answeir . "No. I have no
brothers, but I have a sister who has
a brother."T-Indiumolhlis News.
Marry in Haste.
At a tea a number of ladies were dls.
cuss'ng the best age at which to marry.
Some championed thirty years, some
twenty-eight, some twenty-seven. Then
Miss Elsle De Wolfe, who has so bril
liantly succeeded in so many fields,
laughed and said:
"The best age to marry Is while
you're still too young to know better."
Now is the time to have -your mules
'nd horses shod. Bring them to Jos
Villiea's Horseshoelng Shop. First i
Class WorkmanshIP. 818-4tc. I
' ... ympathy
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A RALLY DAY PROGRAM
r o, ie .'n ~al. the Meltiodist Episcopal , iturh ,uSi ly t !i.
O ,uto r :";1i,1'I1 '. Itunder thll ;l )i''ces of tll: lo cal S u flt1\ S.hrll l.
Votluntary ..iti nnmeIntiial tmusic by Miss Ohlio It, iihot 'i.,:
lMiis .Moniquile Weldon, Violinist.
Srriptur 1i(a:iliii and Prayer for School........-Mr. E. t'. W ill.C'1
l'ra ,r n, f 'Yuf th .... ..... ...................MArs. G. E. lBloi'..
I,,,.1' i':". x~i ". ....... ....................................... .\il
( ft.ringll tln'r "I:rtithrance of Sunday School work in nrdy c litld.:
ntrdu ;ory ........................ ............... M r. \\'ill;irl
Quart-;t;- "W\'e've a Story to Tell"....... Sunday School Quartitt,
.\iss Olive Scoggins, Mrs. R. L. Weldon,
Messrs. Webb and Elmer Harris.
The World Seeking Freedom From Bondage
1. The W\',rild in C'hains ......................ltev. G. 11. Ilinii
2. War . .... .......................... ....... .... F. E. Iurlbut
SLw .................................... Miss May Carlisle
1. Scien ................................... Vernon Scogginl
5. Indaustr' . ....................................... Ernest Wright
I. Ed tatlion ........... .................... .liiss Lillian Grauke
7. Ctiurc h of Christ ................................ Charlie Duan
Quarti.ti --"\Wc March to Victory' ................. Quartette`
The Way of Truth.
1 The Cracil e oll ................... Mrs. Webb Harris and Baby
2. 'riiii ry (Chorus ............... .... ....... Primary DIepartment
:.. Junior Band ............................. Junior Departmlent
•I. Visiting the Hospital ................... Group of Young Ladies
,Misses Edra Doan, Hlilda Morrill, Irma Kimball and
5. Mhen, Iilble C(lass ........ Messrs. J. P. Campbell, S. O. Scoggins
ti. Veterans .......................... Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Hammil
Interspersed With Music.
Spread of Truth Through the World.
1. Representative of Sunday School Work .............J. J. Miller
2. A. Sunday School Superintendant ................ T. C. Simmons
:. Messenger Boy .......... .......................Floyd W illard
4. Chinese man and child ................Mr. A. N. Gillett and Child
5. Good news from the pastor ........................ R. L. Weldon
The World Deliverance.
1. ThM.e Coming of Truth ....................... M iss Vera 'Yo(key
2. The Piteous Appeal of the World ............ Rev. G. 1. H. ines
1. The Breaking of the Chains ........................ , .iss Yocey
Hynin-"Jey to the World! the Lord is Cole"............ School
SPECIAL PDIZES OFFERED
BY LOUSIANA FAIR
t - =.- -- ....
.\ purebred heifer calf i:' being of
tred to the dairy club mmber wla:
scores the greatest number of point
in t he butter-m:king contest to be
hli at the St.,te Fair October 28 t:
November 7, announces M1iss Mars
Tonmas, specialist in foods and nutri
tion, Exten.ion Division, Louisiana
State Univ irsity. The contestants wil
make the butter in the agricultura
Vuilding on the fair grounds and wil
h., judged on their results.
The woman scoring the highest o:
h,,r entrance of dairy products at the
State Fair will be given a standard
make cream separator. An Internation
at cream separator will be presente(
to the highest scoring dairy club mem
her at the Lafayette Parish Fair to bh
held October 12 to 16 inclusive.
"1 feel that these prizes are wil
1worth working for and I hoep.; that al
dairy club members will be interest
ed in entering the State Fair contest
and that all members of dairy club
living in the parishes adjacent to La
fayette Parish will participate in the
Lafayette Parish Fair contest," sail
.I iss Thomas.
Historic House a Factory.
Apparatus for the manufacture a
Insecticide soon will be Installed In th
old Billop house at Tottenville, heat
quarters of General Howe during th
British occupation of Staten Island i
1776 and since then a place of histori
Interest. Announcement of the sal
of the property was made yesterday
and with it came the news that the ol
house will be converted Into a fac
All efforts to have the state pur
chase the house and preserve it an
its dungeon and secret undergroun
passageway as relies of the War fc
Independence were unsuccessful.
New York Times.
A Big Contract
"I see where the people at Atlantt
City are asking the authorities t
make the high winds stop blowin
the sand about at Chelsea."
"Next thing the public will be de
manding that somebody stop the be
air blowing in congress."
CLUOB iIROLLMET I
The Ext 1s0ion force of iit: ioui,
i i Siait IUniversity will caryr o:;
a t l'i(e ,k camipaign. beginnin
Septembelr 27 and ending Octolber 1º,
for enrolling and organizing agricul
tural clubs throughout the parishcs in.
wlhich either farmn or home demonstra
tion agents arP employed. announce
VW. C. Abbott. state boys and girl.
Iclub agent. The object of this camn
paign is to give the boys and girls ct
iLouisiana the opportunit, cof doin'
club work if they are willing to pu)
forth their best efforts.
Mlenibers of the state force will co
operate with the agents in this can.
paign. The dates of the enrollment
by parishes are as follows:
Sept. 27 to Oct. 2-St. Tammanny
Lafayette, St. Martin, Allen, Acadia
Ver million, Tangip:.hoa, Franklin
,Grant, Washington, St. Landry, Avo
yellcs, Winn, St. Helena.
I Oct. 4 to Oct. 9-Bossier, Beaure
S gard, Catahoula, Evangeline, Jeffer
son Davis, Vernon, Red River, Rapidcs
SN;tchitoches, Lincoln, West Carroll
. Madison, Caddo.
Oct. 11 to Oct. 1-;-Ascensicn, Il,er.
ville, East Baton Rouge, Lafourche.
Terrehonne, Pointe Coupee, Richland.
. Ounachita, l)e Sota, Webster, Calcasieu
e St. Ie nard. Concordia. Morehousc,
c Found "New." Exaggerated.
e Believing that the United States was
in the throes of a railroad strike and
d not a wheel was turning. Frederick
R. Bartlett, wealthy' sugar dealer and
engineer, of Easton, Md., arrived at
ti New York on the steamship Mara-'
d caibo from Venezuela with a power-.
d boat and enough gasoline to run It
,r to his home town. Reports received In
the South American republic, he said,
had Indicated that he would have to
make his way home without the aid
of railroads or even automobiles, be-i
cause of the gasoline shortage.
C When Mr. Barrlett found railroads
0 were operating he decided neverthe
g less to make a water trip to Easton.
So the boat was slung overhoard and
e- with his wife and daughter he chug
)t ged away for home.
OITE PRICE !
We Have Several Binders Unsold
ONE TWO-SPEED WATERLOO BOY TRACTOR
NEVER BEEN USED--A BARGAIN AT $1122,00
Gasoline, Kerosene, Lubricants
Milo Maize, Oats, Mixed Feeds
Trade here where your dollar buys more.
MUTUAL WAREHOUSE CO.Inc
I"nr U'Uiil,|E "rS
H, ,I t II PLR
I. . fig
. . .. ."t. . :lrn lier
1. . h' 1 10 iiiS ' i.I
, it yt" have an
i . 1 t ' plai of tl he
: . . 1 r ice c(ro: p with the
" t,) t;;, " pl an 1011 per ('er llt
I ZA-ETH SCHOOL TEACHER
BURNED TO DEATH
r'-. Y,' it . l ,n ton, principal of
. l..iia. tl plubliP school was fatally
S I ,' .l. I . d:y afternoon whlil ex
,n i, th 1 s 1chool ltoratory.
ii..h th:? she was sealing a
• ,ch'! l T urni ng wax caused
I1 p:IioP I I heo(-n principal
,,f i, 1..' 1,i ,h .c5 hp tol for the past
i x (f unusual talent
int tfai to iak iho entries in the
Ii' ji)U d, Itmenl s by October 15,
:all livestock intries close on that
"Fi, w,' (cit.lens, this is a great and
ginrioux. count'ry"--BOYS, GET THE
"I love my country, oh, my coun
Irymien" -- B OY S, GET THE
No Time for inthrr~tilon.
"However deplorable the fact may
be, phlaying two-handed pinochle at
25 e'nts a hand is one of the favorite
diversions of comnnuters between this
city, New York. Atlantic City. Cape
Miy and other comlmercial outports of
Philadelphia. One man, who carriesl
his pleasures as well as his worries
home from work, was playing pt
nochle in his library the other eve
nlng with a crony, when the butler
ontered and handed him a telegram.
He returned It unopened. "I'll look at
"l'ut the messenger is waiting, sir,"
the butler respectfully remonstrated.
The financier read the telegram. It
::id: "Struc(k 8,(X)0-barrel gusher to.
d ay. Evelrything fine."
"Confound you, Thomas, why did
you spoil mily game?" he cried.
lie didn't care nearly so much
Sihonut the fortune he had made, as
lhoillt the 25 cents he was in danger
of losing.-Philadelphia Public Ledger,
THE PLACE TO BUY
Is where you have a large stock
to select from
We Have The Stock
Our large line of new Jewelry,
Watches, Cut Glass and Ivory,
is now on display.
A well selected stock of Blank Books, Box
and Pound Paper, Paper Plates, Paper
A full line of Office Supplies and many
other Useful Articles in Our Stock.
Phone 222 Welsh, La.
YOU WILL WANT ONE OF THE NEW
FOR FALL AND WINTER
Something new and serviceable-good for
warmth and desirable for wet weather
('ome and see our line before buying either
You can get them for
LADIES or MEN
THE STORE OF VALUES
"Cloo/cIr.lely fl_ .
l 'ICL i- ght ý ort :r seat
' l i'i troughl ut tho world,
s(il, of them ill most out
Iof-the- way places.. No mat
ir weht locattdi--in any
t'li;mat', and under adverse
deptundable, 24-hours - a-d a y
Ser vi (f.
F. 8. DENNETT, Dealer
321 Broad St. Lake Charles, La.
J. W. STEWART, Agt.,
Runs on Kerosene
REDUCED RATES GIVEN
ON ALL RAILWAYS FOR
VISITORS TO THE FAIR
All visitors to the 1920 State Fair
of Louisiana and National Jersey Cat
tle Show, to be held at Shreveport
October 28 to November 7, inclusive
will have the benefit of reduced rail
road rates. All of the lines entering
Shreveport have authorized conces
The round trip will cost one and
oine-half of the regular one-way fare,
which will mean a considlerable say
tug on transportation expense. The
territory to which the reduced fares
apply is wider than heretofore. It
covers all of Louisiana and oes gas
far west as Fort Worth, Texas, as far
north as DeQueen, Ark., and as tar
east as Vicksburg, Miss.
Persons wishing to buy fine poultry
at reasonable prices are urged to at"
tend the auction sales in the poultry
building at the State Fair, October 28
to November 7. Selling poultry by
auction is one of the innovations of
the fair this year.