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1 ,B4LSLUSAA JUN24,. Isis. U T
Delegate To Constitu
I1 HIS FRIENDS
Make Race And Assist
la Framing The Con
stitutional Of State
r.J. Y. Sanders will make the
r the Constitutional Conven
from this Parish,
we are about to go to press
a to the above effect
in to us from all parts of
It is stated that such
has been brought to bear
i&Ex-Governor by his friends
can no longer fail to heed
Governor is to day out of the
we are therefore unable to
lilr but we have interviewed
oahis personal friends and
:iate without reservation that
be a candidate.
the numerous authorita
from which this infor
es been gleaned we believe
. can state postively that the
r has consented to run.
have been no official an
ts of the candidacies of
plit aspirants for the con
convention from Wash
Parish and it is generally
that if the Governor runs
A LOST FIRST
S OFSEASON SUNOAY
Bagalusa baseball team sus
their first defeat of the sea
y when Eberhard's Semi
team from New Or
won by the score of 3 to 4.
was the largest attended
season and the winners re
the entire gate receipts.
defeat of the local team was
,two errors and a bad play
,Lmth inning. The errors
ait a critical time when an
a run. The Eberhard's
likely return to Bogalusa
Eddys will return for a game
the locals next Sunday.
Small Wiid Storm.
tuat3 wind storm visited Bog
I night and came as
after a sweltering day.
Iomthe fact that a few
and window glasses were
other damage was report
lb.7.fr Call By Numlher
when they ring up cen
prompt service, yet there
who defeat this very object
for Mr. Smith or Mr.
r. If you happen to
:erator who is familiar
ltaber, and who is wii
te a rules of tht: ,Ic..
get [romipt serv\i H!t
answered by ini-."t tor'
n ot violate the .dr : o
.ot kntow .!r. i* or
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delael >ur-e:; ue .. .
businps. . , the :ue' · , •* d
Antisance Geener :!l: which :
have ea;.!,, av.i ··;i !.,.
thedirector, ,,,hi..l ,
and tir:!g tYhe '::ii,
tor siAs before a
_. cont all a . fln
n calls are nrticth ,
they sjauld bLc, the I
b practically eluivalenitl
S 1._ Al avs call by
SPIS Al IW K CAUSES
SS.lT DE 1ON UAR
New Orlean Orleans Sta
tion Reportted To Be On
That the New jrleans Naval Sta
tion ;is being mi on a semi-war
basis" and that he order which af
fectet the local jstation affected all
other naval stathns throughout the
country, as weld as Uncle Sam's
navy' yards, were matters brought
to light Sunday.,
The putting oit of commission of
several large guos at the Brooklyn
navy yard Thur day by mysterious
agent;, and thE tampering with
guns 't the Pugt Sound navy yard
a week ago, are aid to be responsi
bsle the new 5rders.
No since the Spanish-American
war as there b`~en so much activi
ty at he Algie" station. Armed
guar -marine.' with bullets in
theirg rifles-hap all comers, This
includes automobiles and carriages.
Before they are inpermitted to pass
persons and fonveyances are
searched for pa kages which, like
cameras, are tak n up at the gate
before admittanc, is allowed to the
Th t the spies. which are feared,
will lpve little ApDortunity to ope
rate t the Algie s station, there ap
peare I little dou t following a visit
there onday. Jvery possible pre
cauti has bee taken.
LAW I COMM TEE T
EET H I AfE NOON,
The Baby Shoe one of the princi
pal attractions the big celebra
tion here on Molday July 5th.. has
begn turned ove' to the ladies of
Bogalhsa and th promise to make
t'e ft.iture mor interesting than
anything else d ng the big day. A
meeti g will be held at the Y. M.
C. A. Friday afternoon to formulate
plans and every inother in the city
of Bogalusa is a4ed to attend this
The committ is composed of
Mesdames Wolf, ihairman, Speken
hier, Landen, Arxier and Roach.
FALLS FROM ANIO II
BREAKS B!S WOOOEN LEG
Thomas Doyle, better known as
"Shoestring" Do)e, fell from the
window of his t rd-story room in
the Orpheum Hot l, St Charles and
Poydras streets, thile asleep last
night, and brok his wooden leg.
Otherwise he was unhurt says the
N. O. American.
Doyle, who mas a living ped
dling shoestrings, had been on a
spree, the police stv, and went to
sleep on the windew sill. Fortuna-i
tely for Doyle, 'e landed o; thel
second story balcc[t instead of the i
Bua!:ie ToC:i]ats:',te I
*"4' c~aing n Suinday this
. t, "0 Biankie V;siness Legue,
. , f~liu".kie muse:nent Cam
;,anr t l elebr. te !nlependernce
D, S da, luly 3. at bkjnkie
:1. .t* ,, th'e Ce ,~a-,c ti ben
t.' ... m e ,,T :, a l Pa ivthe.
Who Are To Act With
Council In Preparing
MASS MEETING TO DE LATER
When All The Details Will
Be Submitted To The
People Of Bogalusa
At a meeting of the city council
Wednesday afternoon a committee
of representative citizens were ap
pointed to meet with the members
of the Commission Council and sub
mit at a latter date at a mas meet
ing the proposition for Bogalusa to
own the waterworks and sewerage
system, as well as the schools, to
erect a modern city hall and jail,
and to discuss the improvements of
The appointing'of this committee
is in line with the policy of the ad
ministration to prepare and submit
to the people of Bogalusa all of the
details of any important improve
ment. The committee will be busy
formulating the plans and approxi
mate cost and it will require several
days. At the time the Enterprise
went to press the date of the mass
meeting had not been decided upon.
H. B. JACKSON RETIUNS WITH
BRIDE WHO IS POPULII LADY
H. B. Jackson, one of the popular
employes of the Great Southern,
returned Tuesday evening ac
companied by Mrs Jackson. nee
Miss Bobbie Alford. The event was
kept so quiet in Bogalusa that not
even Mr. Jacksons most intimate
friends knew that he was to become
a benidict. The marriage was pre
formed at the 'home of the bride in
Amite City Monday by Rev. Foster
in the presence of near relatives.
The bride is a most popular
young lady and is well known to a
large number of Bogalusa people.
Sh6 is a sister to Mrs. E. W. Starns
and has often visited in Bogalusa.
The happy couple are at home at
502 Ave B, where they are receiv
ing congratulations from their large
circle of friends.
The Zobo Bund
The Zobo band. organized by the
Y. M. C. A. will be one of the fea
tures of the big parade here on
July 5th. Its one of the five bands
of its kind in the United States as
you will recognize this musical or
ganization the minute it approaches.
The band will be assisted by a well
trained drum corps. They have
been practicing hard and promise
lo give the visitors a most agree
ab'oe suprise. Several troops of boy
soldiers will be in the parade and
the bys of Bogalusa are all invited;
to participate in this event. The
jractice will be held each Saturday
between now and the Fourth. The
;t:ack and field entries are lining up
Wice!,- and i'ne medals will be
aLwarded the winners. Following iL
u ist ,f evencts:
I's, ard dash, one mile run, 229
das', i::'ning high jump, one half,
rii!e run. pule vault. 220 yard low:
hurdles. Javelin th:row, 120 ya-d
low hurdles, running broad jump.
440 yard run. 440 yard walk These
events prr mise to eclipse anything
similar ever held in the Parish.
The Y. M. C. A. have several other
things planned for this day and
their amusements alone are worth
coming miles to see.
Com4uted Sentence Of A
Min, Four Times Sen
tenced To Die
AID WILD SCEIES FOLLOW
Andi Militia Was Called
(Out To Protect The
Leo M. Frank's de tt sentence
was commuted to life imprisonment
Monday by Gov. Slaton.
Announcement of the Governor's
decisisn came several hours after
Fran :had been secretly taken from
the jal and hurried to the State
priso farm at Milledgeville. Frank
was s tenced to be hanged Tuesday
for the murder of Mary Phagan in
Gov: Slaton still was at his coun
try hone when he announced his
decision on the case over the tele
phono to the Associated Press. In
maki4 this announcement the Gov
ernor dictated the following brief
"All that I ask is that the peo
ple of Georgia read my state
meat of the reasons why I com
muted Leo M. Frank's death
sentence to life imprisonment
before they pass judgement.
"Feeling, as I do about this
case I would be a murderer if I
allowed this man to hang. It
may mean; that I must live in
obscurity the rest of my days,
but I would rather be plowing
in the field than to feel for the
restf my life that I had that
man s'blood on my belids."
With several hundred men and
boys clamoring to get into his front
gates, which had been barricaded
by barbed wire entanglements, and
threatening to overpower the
twenty policemen, armed with riot
guns, Governor Slaton called upon
the militia late tonight to protect
Upon arrival of four companies
of state guardsmen, which had
been held under arms and rushed
to the Governor's country home in
automobiles, he proclaimed martial
law in a district extending half a
mile in front of his home, half a
mile back and for a distance of
about a quarter of a mile on either
When the soldiers lined up with
fixed bayonets to disperse the
crowd, stones, bricks and bottles
were thrown at them. A brick
struck Lieut. Arnold Parker in the
stomach and rendered him uncon
scious for a short time. A bottle
thrown at Private W. W. Foope,
struck his gun and cut his head.
The commanding officer, Major
Catron. was struck by a stone, as
were several of the.men.
The governor proclaimed martial
law at exactly 11 o'clock and by
midnight the crowd had practically
Sheriff Is Ill
The many friends of Sheriff Sim
mons will regret to know that he
has been confined to his home near
Franklinton for the past ten days
with an attack of fever. His con
dition was reported to be somre what i
A Double Hetder.
Mondaywas the longest day in/
the year and also the hottest. The
government thermometer registeredi
98 degrees in the shade. The
prostrations * were reported in
im CEiCTS IIE
II Ill 0illS PRISB
As Result Of Warden's
Wife Being Killed By
Joliet, Ills., June 21.-Fearing a
repetition of the demonstration by
1800 convicts against Joe Campbell
and Walter Edwards. negro convicts
suspecte n of slaying the wife of
Edmund Allen, warden of the state
penitentiary here, prison officials
saw that each convict was locked
in his cell tonight and special pains
were taken to prevent an outbreak.
Even the trusties were locked up,
for the first time in the history of
In spite of the watchfulness of the
day guards, 1300 convicts rose in
the main dining hall at dinner and
shouted threats against Campbell,
then the only suspect. One hun
dred guards rushed the convicts and
with clubs quited the uproar.
EXCUHSION FOR SHOP MEl
TO MANOEVILLE TOMORROW
Indications are that one of the
largest crowds that ever left Boga
lusa on an excursion will be tomor
row (Friday) morning when the
men employed at the N. '0. G. N.
Shops accompanied by their fami
lIes, will leave for Mandeville where
the annual outing will be held. A
special train has been chartered
and between 800 and 1000 people
are expected to make the trip.
The train will leave the Bogalusa
depot at 7 a. m. and the fare for
the round trip will be $1. The
public is invited to take advantage
of the low rates.
SHOULD HAVE ARIVE AID
LOYAL FOLLOWIGIC NOW
"I have been willing to let the
State run the saloons, but by the
eternal gods, I have never been
willing to let the- saloons run the
State," says Ex-Gov. J. Y. Sanders,
This is modern day "evangelism,'
with a vengeance. Thank Heaven
it has reached our sister State !
Gov. Sanders does not favor a
constitutional convention because
of the ring politics that seek to
control and in spiite of warnings
and threats of even losing the Fede
ral position he holds he spoke. his
mind at Baton Rouge in a theatre
he hired for the purpose. The
speech marks an epoch in Louisi
ana history and shows the spirit
that triumphs in spite of defeat.
"Whiskey is the one sacred bird
in Louisiana politics and must not
be touched," says the ex-governor
May the "touch" of Sanders poi
son its breath and break its wings.
It's a long way to Tipperary-but
sanders has started and he should
have a brave and loyal following.
Brookhaven (Miss.) Leader.
Gets Gold Mledal.
The Great Southern Lumber Co.,
of Boga!usa, has been awarded a
gold medal at the Frisco exhibition
for pine tree for turpentine orchards.
The display of pine sent by this
concern also received praise and i
is expected that an award will be
made for this exhibit later.
Club Gives RidLe
The Columbia street Social Club
gave their first outing on Monday
night when a large number of
young folks enjoyed a hay ride.
The club is composed of well known
young men and ladies and the
members are looking forward to
many pleasant events.
Commi Son ues
Successoo' E.t R. C -
sidy, Res -ne
1S A FEARLESS El
Will Asume New Dittles
On July 3, Many Appli
, cants For Position
0. C. Strattman has been selected
as Chief of Police to succeed E. R..
Cassidy, who tendered his resigna
tion last week. The appointment
of Mr. Strattman was made at a
special session of the city council
on Tuesday afternoon. There were
many applicants for the position:
and the appointment of Mr. Stratt
man comes as a reward for his
effecient service, being promoted,
from the ranks of the police depart
ment. He will assume his new
duties July 3.
The new chief has served as a
atrolman since the city was incor
porated and has made a splendid:
record. He is brave and fear :.
and well qualified for the position
Mr. Strattman has announced as
a candidate for sheriff of this parish
and the election to the office of
chief.of police to the city will most,
likely result in his withdrawal from
the race however Mr. Strattman
has not authorized such a state
dent and an effort to locate him
yesterday morning was unsuccess
DELEATE TO COI VETIJII
1ST1 BE SEL UEi
With the passage of the constit
tional convention bill by the Louisi
ana Legislature in their extra session
the past week and the extra session
coming to a close Wednesday,:he
members of both the House of :
Representatives and Senateb 1
returned to their various b'"e.is,
and a few of the legislatorsM a i :
parintg to become candildat lto
represent the people in. the ~$,,ive i
tion which opens in New Crilean .
on Sept. 14.
The primary election for. et
nomination of delegates will tabi
place, all over the State on Jaly 7Ei ~
Candidates are bound to fl"e thei
declarations on or befoire Jily 21).
Where run-overs are necessatyt :
second primary will be held on
Special election for selection of
delegates and to vote on holding oBf
the convention will take place
August 30. "
Cure For psy. ;
At a meeting o the Ameri
can Medical Congiess. no i s
sion at Frisco, it is state that a
cure has been found for
Heretofore it was thought at ti.
disease was caused from the bra
but the new discovery shows t
it is caused from the intestines
has been operated on successftu
Health Officers o fleet.
Dr. Dowling, president of the.
$tate Board of Health will call a=
conference of the parish and city
health officers of the state ta;t Neii
Orleans July 15th. Eal :eish
and city is expected to send a
health officer to this meeting. P
Bishop feming Sun'lay.
The Bishop of this dioce~~ il sayi
mass at the Catholic churh next,
Sunday. The first Masswillbeat
7 a.m. and the second at 98: .·