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(By Mrs. Lionel Bertrand)
Elton. La.. Dec. 21-Harry
Monroe ha da rather unpleasant
exlerience last Thursday after
noon, while in the woods digging
bait with which he expected to
go fishing laier. He remembered
stooping ove rto plic kup a neat
bunt ho fangle worms, when sud
denly the ! eap seemed t obe mil
lions o fwriggling worms and ev
erything went blank . lie had no
knowledge of how nor when he
reached home ,but iniiimedliately
fell ont othe Ite dli nanother
swoon. Th efamlily physician was
called an dnext day Mr. Monroe
seneic das well as ever ,except
for ihei ga littl esltit from lying
an hour or more on the damp
Mrs. Anna Hufor dlpurchase d
the MI .E. Schell store property
the las tof last week an dwill take
charge a tonce . Mr. Schell's poor
health necessitated his retirinng
from business and he and Mrs
Schell will, for the present,live
in roomsi n their home on the
old college grounds. Mrs. Bu
foi)' mnany friends wish her
aulch succes sin tli new venture.
Mrs. W. P. Guidr' retuirned the
latter part of the week fr, min north
Lcaisiana, where she had been
on a visit to her parents. Mr. and
Mrs. C. tluckleherry and brother,
Allen ,an dfamily . She reports
busines svery bris kin that sec
Miss Myrtle Farnum of Saw
telle, California ,who has been
visitin grelative sin Louisiaia for
the pas tmonth, came to Elton
IMonday to make an xetended vis
it with her niece, Mrs. Lionel
Bertrand, an dfamily . Mrs. Far
num live di nthis part of the state
several years ago, an dis enjoying
meetin gal Ithe ol dfriends again.
but says th ecountry in general
has undergone such changes as
to be utterly beyond recognition
Of course ,one can't induce her
to say it i sequal to California
but tha ti thas wonderfully im
proved since she was las there.
.1 .L. Catlett took his wife anti
children over to Hosa Thursday
where they expect to spend the
holiday season with home folks
Mr. Catlett will join them the day
C. Sonier an dfamily moved re
cently into the cottage in East
Elton recently vacated by Miss
The lyceum was very slimly at
tended Saturday night ,but was;
a goo dnumber qnd enjoyed by
those who were there .
Archille Buller is having a new
hotse built o nhis place about a
mile north of Elton and expects
to move his family into it by the
first o fthe year.
.loe Landry ha da part of his
residence repapered this week. .1.
;W. Stokes doing the work.
IS OUR SPECIALTY
and is looked after by men
who know how they should
be charged. Batteries not
charged properly will not
We also repair all makes of
Batteries, and carry in
stock New Batteries for all
Welsh Motor Car Co., Inc.
Service Phone 32 Efficiency
Jno. Barnet tand family were
in Welsh Monday on business and
to visit relatives .
T .S. Walker of East Raymond
was an Elton visitor Monday.
Mrs. Geo. Ward and Lester and
Miss Emma Pilgrim were week
end guests of Mrs. D. E. Powell.
Olan Broussard .attending the
St. Joseph Seminary ,and brother.
Eroll, of the St. Charles Academy.
(;rand Coteau, are honme to spend
the holiday season with their
niothe rand sisters.
Miss Lorena Broussard ,one of
the teachers in the Catholic
school leaves Friday to spend the
holidays in St. Martinville.
Words fail us to give i nany
measure a satisfactory writeup of
the little school play of Friday
night, etnitled ."At the En (lof the
Santa Claus Trail," given by the
pUlpils fro mgradel three, four.
five and six ,with two from the
secon dgrade o fthe public school
:Much of the play was given in
Icharacte rsong ,and all had their
parts memorized, and they were
give nalmost perfectly . The cos
!tumes were lovely, the colors car
Irying out the Christmas spirit andl
the stage relpresented one vast
snow scene . While every chihl
did just splendidly ,we feel that
the leading characters, W\anda
.Johnson and Tilgham Hart deser
ve especial praise, since their
parts were Ion gan (ddlifficult. The
ralbbit, hear, snow man and Santa
(Claus made merry for everyone
The teachers are to be most high
ly commended fo rthis beautiful
entertainment the prerepared with
so much care and which was en
joyed b ya packed house . The
proceeds were .35.10.
The Christmas entertainments
wil the extended throughout the
entire week ,beginning Wednes
dlay evening with an operetta
"Yankee Sam,' 'followed by a
Christina stree at the Catholic
school . On Thursday afternoon
ihe public school exercises in the
various grades ,at which time
each pupi lwill receive a gift and
a fine treat o ffrui tand candy.
On Frida yevening a miscellane
ous program will be rendered by
the Sunday School in the Metho
dist church ,the principal feature
being "An Old Fashioned Well"
from whic hthe gift sare drawn
The Baptist Sunday School pro
gram comin gon Christmas even
is somethin gout o fthe ordinary.
followed b ya Christmas tree.
The Bradfords having been so
long connected with saw mills
and tinimber land is the only ex
cuse we can find for the typo
graphical error in last week's El
ton letter which made the article
about Mr. Norman's land pur
chase read "cut-over" land. This
is rather ludicrous, since it is a
vast prairie country ,as the name
Meadow Prairie doubly implies.
and the onlystumps to be seen
are from dea dtrees planted by
the early settlers some thirty-five
years ago. We fee Isure the print
er's devil has been meddling a
Have you paid your 1921 poll
tax yet. There are only a fe,
days left in which to do so. Don't
Swait until the last day, you may
be detained and lose your fran
chise for a period of two years.
extends to you the greetings of the season
WITH BEST WISHES
Glad New Year
Your favors during the year now closing have been i
highly apprciated, and we trust that we may continue "
to merit a share of your patronage.
f Our Big
N Price Smashing Sale
Continues to January 1st
We are making further big cuts in the price of many
Items---some way below wholesale price. Get our
prices before you buy.
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`l Roanoke ,La., Dec. 23.-Miss
Nellie Thomas is spending the
:1 week-end in Lake Charles with
he rsister. Mrs. Ralph Payton.
I Kenneth Martin ,of the Great
e Lakes Traininng school, who is
home on a thirty-day furlough
visited with his sister, Mrs. L. G.
.1 Morrell in Lake Charles last week
r W .E. Hurst of Lake Arthur
was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. E.
,f A. Lcvtt last week.
c Mesdamnes .J. R. Tennally and
e E. B. Martin were in Welsh Wed
nesday afternoon shopping.
Mrs.A. T. Moore wa sout driv
f ing ne day this week. We are
gla ,, report tha tshe ha ssP,
ficiently recovered to be able to
' William Poythress returned for
the holidays from Davidson Edu
cational Institute, I)avidson, N. C
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Clayton
are moving to their farm home
north of Roanoke.
t Mr. R. W1. Law has moved tc
.1. R. Tennally is improvinng af
t ter a spell of la grippe.
Mrs. R. E. Martin is able to be
about in her room after quite a
siege of la grippe and neuralgia
1M. R. Ziegler o fElgin, Ill., sec
retary of the mission board, gave
1 some good talks while here in the
interest of missionary work . The
delegates to the district Sunday
School and Ministerial conference
m of the Churc ho fthe Brethren
Swere I). G. Brubaker and S. Mols
hbern of Nocona. Texas: A. J
1Wine and Cisco Leight of Fort
I WVorth; J. A. Miller and Mrs
Sprague of Mauve, Texas. There
e also were two from New Orleans,
e who made quite a visit, but we
failed to get their names. Crowds
a gathered fro mdifferent places un
` til the house was fiilled. A lot of
g(ood work has been donne. Rev.
Bruhaker and Rev. Molsbern are
e yet with us. We are gla dto an
1 nounce they are having good at
tendance in spite of the rainy
weather. All who can should at
tend these services . The song ser
vice is fine an deverybody is cor
SMr. PFrank Hoke an dfamily arc
hack in thei rformer places and
we are glad to have them wit hus
I Mrs. Jennie Pulliam will leave
for Sulphur Sunday afternoon to
spend a few days with friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Hewitt have
n moved onto the Barnett property
on the grave Iroad near Welsh.
Wishing each and every one of
our co-correspondents a Happy
Christmas an da glad and Pros
perous Nerw Year, we close our
a work for this year.
THE TYLER COMMERCIAL
COLLEGE CLOSES A
The Tyler Commercial College
of Tyler, Texas ,enjoyed the big
Ilgest enrollment o ftheir history
Sin 1920 .Al Iprevious records
were broken b ythe total enroll
Sment o flour thousand four hund
red and eighty three, the largest
annual enrollment cif any Ameri
Sca nbusines scollege . B ythe end
So fthis year ,the yinten dto beat
that record . Las tmonth the to
ta lenrolnlment was ahead of the
same perio dthe previous year.
SThe wide- awake, proregssive
young people o fthe Southwest
have been comin gto this great
institution b ythe. hundreds all
through the year.
) There is a reaso nfo rthe big
Sbusines senjoye db ythis school;
the fact tha tsince the beginning
of the school ,the yhave always
bee nready t oexten da helping
) han dto thei rstudents or gradu
)ates .This polie yhas wo nthe
) frinedship an dgood will of their
students an dcause dthe mto send
relative san dfriends to Tyler.
knowing that they will receive the
)mos tthorough business training
I to be had ,i nthe shortes ttime
an dat the least cost.
An example of thei rpolic yof
he!pfullness i sthe maintainance
o fthe Students' Loan Fund. Auy
ambitious poung person who
) wants a busines straining but
) hasn't sufficient funds can secure
) financial assistance with which to
get a business course through
I this Students Loan Fund, paying
) it bac kafter he has finished his
) course an dhas taken a position,
) which the College will secure for
him. Thismakes it possible for
every young ma nor woman who
is sincerely anxious to get an edu
) cation and make a start in the
) world t odo so
SThe College also maintains a
Service Department, whic his ab
solutely free to all gaduates. Auy
graduat eof the school may ,at
) any time cal lo nthe 3ervice De
) partment fo rinformatio non any
)question or proble mo fa busi
) informatio nwill be gladly given.
The interes to fthe College i nits
Sgraduates neve rceases. They are
) alway sread yt oassist the former
) student i nany way possible.
) Fo rcomplete information and
) large free cataligue, fill i nand
) Intelested in Student Loan Fund?
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4-bottom 14-in engine plow, at an at
tractive price. Welsh Machine Shops.
STRAYEI) from one mile south i
of Iowa on December 20th, one
(lark brown and one light brownit
mule, 5 years old:one has new\\
hair collar mark . lieward for iil
formation. R. L. Abbott, Welsh 1'
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Hemstitching and Picoing done
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FOR SALE-Lady Cornelia Straw
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FOR SALE-500 bags of Old Style !
Blue Rose Seed Rice. guaranteed freq
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SEED RICE FOR SALE-2,500 bags
of Greater Blue Rose seed rice, free
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Reliable Seed Rice sold by Empire
Rice Mill Co., Ltd., New Orleans, La.
NOTICE-No hunting or trespassing 1
will be allowed on any of the premises
of the undersigned in Wards 6 and 7
of Jefferson Davis Parish, under pen
alty provided by law.-REEVE BROS.
NOTICE-No hunting allowed on
my premises in Ward 6 Jefferson Da
vis Parish.-L. J. BOWERS. D3-4tp.
HUNTING NOTICE-Notice is here
by given that no hunting or trespass
ing will be allowed on my premises
situated in Ward 6 of Jefferson Davis
Parish, under penalty provided by law
said premises being duly posted.
(Signed) T. F. Clayton, Roanoke, La.
Dec. 10-17-24 31c
FOR SALE-at a bargain-Set.
10 volumes, of "New Practical
Reference Library," never been
used. Mrs. F. Romero, Phone 78.
To prevent a cold take 666.
Fiftenth Judicial District Court.
Parish of Jefferson Davis,
State of Louisiana.
Welsh Warehouse Company, Inc..
vs. No. 1713
B. P. Tabor
By virtue of a writ of fieri facias
issued and to me directed by the
honorable court aforesaid, I have
seized and will offer for sale at
public auction to the :last and
highest bidder with the benefit of
appraisement, at the court house
door of this parish in the city of
Jennings, Parish of Jefferson Da
Saturday, December 31st, 1921.
between legal hours, the follow
ing described property, to-wit:
One Delco Lighting System.
seized under said writ.
Sheriff, Jefferson Davis Parish,
Sheriff's office, Jennings, La.,
December 14th, 1921.
Plauche & Plauche, Attorneys for
Fifteenth Judicial District Court,
Parish of Jefferson Davis,
State of Louisiana.
Louisiana Hart Parr Company,
Inc., vs. No. 1595
Albert H. Broussard. ,
By virtue of a writ of "fieri
facias issued and to me directed
by the honorable court aforesaid,
I have seized and will offer for
sale at public auction to the last
and highest bidder with the bene
fit of appraisement, at the resi
dence of Mrs. Arthur Broussard
of this parish in the Parish of
Jefferson Davis ,on
SATURDAY, JANUARY 7, 1922,
between legal hours, the follow
ing described property, to-wit:
- One Hart Parr 30 Tractor Num
One Three-Bottom Oliver Gang
One eight foot Double Disc Oli
One nine foot Oliver Culti
seized under said writ.
Sheriff Jefferson Davis. Parish,
Sheriff's offie, Jennings, La., De,
cember 20th, 1921.
Medlenka & Braner, Attorneys
Dec. 24th an d3lst.
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IN STRONG BLOOI).
Rch, Red Blood Built Up liy
Blood is strong and full of lif'
givin gvigor when there are plen
tv of red cells i nit . Anaemic p"'vo
ple hay elittle strengih i,ecaus'
there are not enough redl evills in
the blood . It is thi nand watery.
\Veak bloo dmalkes face spal'
pulls down the strength and lea\
,es th e bod ytired, weak ,and sik
AI course of Gude's Pepto,-Ma, r
gan restores weak bloo d(to it
norma Istrength . Taken regula rly
fo ra while it adds red cells to Ih,
-loodl. Then with good blood thIt
strength and vigor of health ir,
turn . There is pleasure in lit
ing, with good bl11o drlinning
through the veins . (ude's Plellt
MIanga ni sput up in liqluid an ,lii
'tablet form . They are the san,'
iiledicinally . Physicians have pr,'
scrit)ed (Gude's Pe)pto-IMangan for
vears . Th ename "(;Gude's Pepo
langan" i son the package. Ad
No hunting or trespassing oi
lands of the undersigned in WaVi
Six of Jefferson )Davis Parish.
G. W\. COSNEIt.
i Lunc Stal
M. L. McMillin, Prop.
SLocated next dorr to
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A FULL LINE OF
LUMBER, LATH, SHINGO
BRICK, LIME, CEMENT
PAINTS, OILS, VARNISHES,;
• WE. Faught Lum
f st r.. r' `
I -1. :`·: rIthe t
: me sad
O: ;h day.
SIT. . W.·"C' WO
es Of the
C Lnl( Concred
;dt work ofaJal
p rJofei~ iD ths
Parish, and Sap.~
:n ; FV ýra1 Courts,
+ Onfice Oyer
ý' " c a csi ea Nailo~
* >!;..:h, LouisauI I
Lm ited nunl
W'hile they ];.
make big money se)Iingguc
colored people. Very I
sion contracts tOnCP ~iali
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