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Abbeville Progress '
J. r. ItitYAN
Jut 'dihat do'es the "'slash" skirt
lnla ! all s a giood garI''. provided
your tI Ait a irns occastionally.
Al'o ', i. nortlon of a iuseless )ccu"
patiso. Is that of raising artichokes 1
In the barbers strike' riots in New
York It vc l\'ver were e.miploy'eI Neaxt!
If all jokesl we're' Jr;'.,',a by points, a
big IbLch of theth would s')ore Ilinus bl
Arntli'r Irmuch nee'de'd ii vnfitlon ie ai
gol" bId tuhat will whitl. whenever ron
it is lost
The' silk hat ha:, sur i lvi' el a century. IlI
Itut tI;i grTeeL one a few Iionitlhs i
should tulfftce cf
Whnir the i'alikani states feel like
borrow Ing $1.ll It)O,, e) l0O. , whtt dots ti
Turk. y feel like' li
The dollars tire' ilowvring in for tiur- le
flte seret i but where are t he absolute
proofs of w.,rtlh"
It is oer iotiol . howe a'er, that the
weorld I ieed vtiripiltield alkiing tuiore,
than sinrteitlied rpellltifg I'
I.es lett-iies hae two Ildy "coepper" SI
arnd it is lt(i to f ie l ulletf it a l sensation t
to libe p;:. h . by one of tilel. I.
Alfter all. alft correct tlhe proof
even :f tIll' cotilrpositor doee's set it up a
vulgar ir,-t nad of ,lIulgar styl'. .
W':at a erimfort it would be if mos
quitoe's 4 're' as fastidious as are' rain
bow trout in the tratter of biting. ol
'Twas a mean rman who insinuated t(
that at a suffrageltte meet'tling he rinot it
only he'ard plain things but saw 'emr. t:
Pickpockets may concludle to plead .i
that in this day of empty purse arid o
dollar wath(es they earn what they ti
They pay that the taste for Manila tl
cigars carl be cultivated. Anybody it
who Ilkees artichokes ought to be- I,
Iieve it. it
When unnecessary noise is abol
ished the picture of a messenger boy
looking at an automobile horn will be h
What has become of the man who b
used to eat strawberry shortcake all ,
the time and then wonder what alled t
Irrespective of earrency reform, r
there should be dough for everybody t
soon. The winter wheat crop has the s
best of prospects. 3
An advance of $5 a foot is an
menaced in the pries of show snakes.
But an advance In the price of the
bhr room kind would be better.
This country has Imported $16,000.
0O worth of gems since the first of 4
the present year. Somebody must be I
tryilng to square himself with his wife. I
The strength with which a man t
wields a piece of bamboo depends up- I
on whether esaid bamboo is a compo
neat part of a carpet beater or a fish. I
The statement made that a woman
saw a soul passinl from a dying rela
tive's llp is received by sientists
with skepticism. Dven were such
a thing allowed to be possible there
are so may souels so small as to
be Inlvisible under .any circum
"How long since you have seen a
woman darning a pair of socks?" asks
the Cincinanati quirer, thus otering
an admirable topic for the historical
The new British amubassador is re
ported to be a baseball tan, which may
prove even more Influential than prof
ciency on the tennis court or the golif
That all potato cars must be heated
in winter is the mandate of the inter
stato commerce commlsion. There
must be a society for the prevention of
eruelty to the potato.
The bluasting at Panama is killinl
the sea serpent. This will not do. At
least one of the sacred traditions of
ages must be preserved from the com
mercial Iconoclasut of the age.
You remember, don't you, that Osn
temals borrowed $2t.500,000 trom
Oreat Britainn io 1869? Well, Great
Britatln is unreasonable enough to
think it is time for Guatemala to
whack up, and is beginning to be on
keasant about it.
One sporting writer says that It is
now anybody's pennant. But from the
elaims put forward by the vriomu
baseball managerse we are led to be.
ever that it is everybody's pennsant.
The publle health bara says that
lear of the germs they may contaln
need deter na one from amasalg
greeau bk as u swiftly u posle,
slne the Ink hills the germs. Was
san evr diesoverd who alowed
seek a fear to hep him peer, and
tt ineh a eraveapWrite soul exto,
ts it worth while to nmasure himt
If there are as germ on paper
mery, all right But some people
were wilrig to take deeperate risks
with conidemble nomchalase.
'Tere is movement in Buff tafor
a ordinnce erbidding the beatng
et rug or carpets withia the clty
• Mt.. Good Idea! There should be
a ordinace, also. akilan it a penal
*Reae lfor a man who has bee est
nta aric and drlnaklt aluohol to
tak a ride Ina n stNet ear or other
a co neavesne withiLn a perb of
b urs therar.
From all corners
of the great State ,1
Fight Over Road Division. the
rtlll'-e lThe r):idl listrict fictlt in lit
the See.Ilth w\:Ir(i ;r I'li -1'We I-'riaYhV ser
wh t'li h*-' t ina;l halti' as I o )llght (li t out .
beiweottl the et 'sal'rli es ofl'l said ward fil
be-fore' the' epolice fur. Th' e tIowI n iof ti
iIHammondI . thlouh a collitee ilo' f I
lorogressiv-e citizen" s, petiioned that AtI
he.' Sevielntliih a rld be, divided into two re-t
ra;idl distri'r , tih' linie to run two PI e
milel bteell a I Iaetoneitn . \\d lii'l woultli 1h
plaice' it three tltile aibove i'o chla- ed
tlut . .lill i1l extend .r'lll llll tha t point to sit
the north, Iakitlt in the ri'ettii teior atir
of the ward I i the event Ihis iveision Ill
was 1mallsle 1it was the dett.rlt lr inaltion of s It'
the tlpper divhisioei i Itto lie a spcittl 5
mill ro :l tax to plaiei tihe roads in Ihal ar
\icitil yl ill ia model 'collilition. 'llThose at
h eatidtg i t1e- h I iein rllot commit ttee. ki
welre': I. S. \ iWst, a' tiilta In -i ('lates p
MI' aie or Mlortis \\'ll-;, o mi.tIl. C('al ter, th
iFranik Tlihottits anit I . . 1I Ilartvae l. S
h'eSe I, . tl ei t ete h l ire' pilre pe I red toI l e
pluranllte , anIler terhli ill condithio s
subm ittedlel . tha 't ' l 'd t ttll c.lrry
i ettittili. .\ %iij0ttttli I ttl~t elit l
Sheeritilt t ic ansti ' li tt ettij't'
all i r le.llted ill \i ll etalr for the lower
portion of tile \,i:ire Thto ºiI:litl oljoi
tilr to the IliM i-on of IhI' i :th i l distrinct I
was ided oi the loc:alit of the tint' \\'"
as pr' po,;ell h) the lt 1m11,d o uliii t S'
,ililt t . . We
Oil Company Pays Dividends. lee,
'rowl.e -I''rsi.e ll W. W. liason tdi
of the rowlh'ey ()il and Minleral Coini g
pnli has mailed eout dividend No. wi
to( its 4 e1iodd1 stockholders., aggreiolet ('c
ie t s $'ets., or it per cent ton a capi- r
talizationl of $2ttlliii.t 'T'his miakes a by
itoti of $1,oieetele paid in dividends lw
si'nce July 1, we.it. The companyll was V
organized itn 1941 and began opera- ba
tiolans iin the Evangeline oil field, near
'rowley, wihere it hasl hli'g' oldinigs
of proved oil land. Thet officers of
the company are: V. W. Iluson, preos- T
ideit; P. S. Lovell, vice lpresident' l ,
P'. i. Lawrence, treasurer; A. i. Fin- f
tey, secretary. pc
New Orleans Sugar. yi
New Orleans.-The market for sugar s
held steady Monday, with no offerings pc
outside of a few small lots from deal- j
ers' hands. Prices marked no quota- w
ble change. Molasses ruled nominal, pi
with the general dullness emphasized tt
through the general lack of offerings. hi
Refined sugars were quiet and steady. a
New York reported a fair demand for 9
refined, with no quotable change to
the lists. Raws were quiet and steady,
with 96 tests quoted on the basis of
3.33c. Receipts were 80 barrels of
sugar and no molasses.
Ready for State Road Aid. E
Lafayette.-The police jury in regu
lar session secured adoption of a reso- c
lution notifying the state highway en
gineer that the jury is now ready to C
qualify for state aid as applied for
March 6, and requesting him to begin b
surveys of roads as soon as possible. b
The city council was authorised to con- L
1 struct and. maintain public roads of F
- the parish wherever advisable. This F
Saction was tak ta o make available
-the special tax voted by the city of c
Lafayette last week for good roads.
Convict Attempts 8Sucide.
Baton Rouge.-Conviet Labree, sent
s Ip two years ago from Pointe Coupee a
I parish for a term of seven years for
Smurder, Frilday attempted suicide at w
a the levee camp of the State peniten- 5
Stiary across the Mississippi river ind
West Baton Rouge parish. Labree cut
his throat with a knife.
5 Pastor's Wife Lays First Brick.
S Crowley.-The first btick on the
new $30,000 Methodist Episcopal
church, South, was laid by Mrs. C. D.
Atkinson, the paslr's wife, Saturday.
It is proposed to have the corner stone
laid July 4. Bishop Candler of Geor
gia is Invited to be here for that cere
Auto Speeders Up.
Alexandria.-A large number of
Alexandrians were up before City I
Judge Hooe Monday on the charge of
violating the automobile speed ordi
St. James School Closes.
t Alexandria. - The commencement
. exercises of St. James Church school
were held Friday night. The grad
nates were Misses Merrill Flower and
. Grace Hubbard.
Arrested for Murder.
o Alexandria.-M. M. Beauboeuf, aged
30 years, was jailed Saturday on the
a- charge of having shot and killed
Bezey Belgard, a man of his own age,
at B:g Island.
e Foeter New City Attorney.
Shreveport.-Former District Attor
sney James M. Foster has been select
of for city attorney to succeed o. W.
Jack, *ho expects to resign at an
Searly date to becom United 8trates
e Brewery Agent Convicted.
Shreveport.-P. La Crouts, agent of
the LeAp Brewing Company, was con
victed eModay of violating the prohibl
tion law. His bond was inereased
from $500 to $1.500 until sentence.
S Prof. Amnette es to Jennings.
ks Welsb.-Prof. W. P. Arnette, late
prinelpal of the local school, has
moved to Jeanings to take charge of
the public schools of Jefferson Davis
parish as superintendent
sal New Orleans Rice.
t- New Orleaqs.-Rice market Monday
was strong. No receipts nor sales.
er Qunt't ions- Rough: Honduras $2.r0@
- i" 3.50; clean, Hon
e"na 3% i@4.
Dragged From Home and Beaten.
Kent wood.-A dastardly assau;lt
was pIrpetrat ied on Mrs. I'Parnell. liv
ing a iile at'l a half from Ketitwo'o,.
shortly after midnight Thursday mtortn- r
ing. Mr. l'rell is enllployed at ntight
di tIh' lh.ial mill. Ilsi. wite was at
home wnith sv:ter i smalil ,hihilrnrt
whe' :a ItIan entered tilt' house. Ilr;ag
'ini the idetense'le s womani froin her
ie.d into the hatil. ihe a tithiiistered a
severe ea;tini. IHer screin;ls attract
el hter tlighctilltrs. awho catine to hier
aissistaince Althlough they probably
i;; 'ed her from further idinlitites,
they did niot arrive ill tilme to caiptta
thlie ruffinn. whomt Mirs. l'Parnell ide
sirilied as aI hteavy-st iuan welchingti
cloas' ito poundsIi . It was ca;ir
fullv disiiised ald no frtlher descrilp
tion could i fe 0iv'i.
Illoldhoulnds lwer.e dlisliatched from
Arnite aind the tIrail was picikedl tip
reaidily froll a track callsedl by the
ipeculiar Imanner in which the shoes
ihad leen orn. The trail was follow
eid to tli l he hoire of Georg' Iis-w. a
slhort distl:l 'ce fIroli the Parnell homeI .
an;lld the shol was folluld on hisi c;alllrtv
'ithe dogs pi, kied the shoe up and
Whent'u the d(ilos and thel followers
arrived at til' plate Lew.is was inot
at home, till was found later andt a
knowledged he. owtneid ith stuies, lint
plrotestiedl his inIoc(t'nce and, furt her,
that ilt'he s 'hoes had not ibeen wo'' n \n
sjill'e the prloh'\ ill da' , wl hetl ht e pass h
Ni a:rri 'st has;l |hoonl l Inlc l, anlld - T i
':u, " for the : u;Ii an he assi ned''
.nc'h lyst ) : lurrou llh the ;o -' . st
investigating Boy's Identity. , 1
Nei O)it;rl l "s I'urther o lde'lnc.l " it. I,
supplilhrtt o lf tho -' lt -llio ll of \ . t'. /sl
\\'W lt'ers Ihilt tli r " i in hb-y ,d t1
setionll at ie nhnl hll, ii Lit su . - \ ti\* r( t
weeks a;o, is not Ioibtert I tllltth , w ho
di;appeareld from his h)llle In )ls' ,!.
lo nas, Ia.. Ilast .\ tlgust, was introl - it
d ellu at a special hieari'ng to itle li- f
gate the hoy' ilh 'iottt v Saturla . Six it
witnesses, all resieTlu s i t P'eatrl Itai r .1
('ounty. Miss, t stiied linh t the chil i
recovered fromn Walters and claimed I
by ('. I'. Ii)u bar as hii.; utissi st, ft
was with the itineruant Itilter in that te
vicinity several weeks befiore I se liau tl
bar bo'.s distliappearance.i'. e
Rain Worth Much to Crops. t
Aniteh.- lA heavy rain ll ridnFida f;
The oisture was praclitically worth its r
weight itn gold to the truc.kers anId s
farmers. The big corn crop was iso- Id
pecially benefited. A successful Irish e
potato crop is being harvested. The c
yield is enortlous, owing to the ab- i
sence of the potato bug and other
pests. The cabbage and carrot season, o
just closed, was prolific, but prices a
were poor. The shipment of beans
proved a remunerative industry for
the late spring. Spring beets also
have brought good returfis. There is
a very promising crop of tomatoes.
r sweet peppers, cucumbers, squash and (
egg plant coming on.
Eight Graduates at New Iberia.
New Iberia.-The usual yearly com- c
mencement exercises df the city high I
school were held Friday night at the
Elks theater. The program, opening c
with prayer by Rev. R. R. Diggs, in- I
cluded an able address by Prof. B. C. t
Caidwell. The presentation of diplo- a
mas was by Superintendent Frame, I
r the exercises closing with the usual
benediction by Rev. Father Langlos.
The graduates were Lovetta Deblanc,
Lucille Leblanc, Ada Looviere, Rita I
French, Solonge Melancon, John I
e Lyons, Nic Muller and Jac Deval
Supposed Highwayman Gets Term.
Shreveport.-Charles Malon, sup
t posed highwayman, who was captured
e under a house by a poker game pro
r prietor at Oil City a few nights ago,
it wearing a mask and heavily armed,
s' pleaded guilty in the state court Mon
n day of carrying a concealed weapon.
It He was sentenced to six months im
Will Close at 6:30 P. M.
e Plaquemine.-The leading dry goods
Sand clothing merchants of Plaquemine
have signed an agreement to close
their stores every evening at 6:30 ex
e cept Saturdays and Mondays, giving
r- employes several hours' recreatiou
Sduring the summer evenings.
Falls Backward From Pole.
f Alexandria.-~Will Bones, a negro
y lineman, was severely injured Friday
f by the falling of a street railway trol
- ley pole he was climbing to make re
A. M. Brothers Drops Dead.
SRuston.-A. M. Brothers, one of the
d- oldest and most highly respected citi
d zens of Lincoln parish, dropped dead
from a stroke of apoplexy Friday. ,
Hotel Man Fined $100.
SShreveport.-Earl Williams, head oft
the Majestic hotel, was convicted of
Sviolating the blind tiger ordinance and
was fined $100.
Cotton Blooms in Louisiana.
r Alexandria-The first cotton blooms
e of the season were received in the
Scity Monday from three sections of
SCentral Louiqiana, one from St. Lan
dry parish, one from Grant and an
other from Rapides paerish.
Texas Oats at New Orleans.
a New Orleans.-The first ear of nu
. Texaso oats was received in New Or
i- ,leans Monday and samples of the
4 grals were shown on the board of
Two Freight Cars Turn Over,
ate Crowley.-aturday two freight ears
_ on westbouad freight No. 243 were
f derailed anti turned over on the maim
us line of the Southern Pacific near Es
therwood, but little damnage was dome
land no one hurt.
lay Red River School Board to Meet.
lee. Coushatta.-The Red River partsl
so school board has bIen called to n.e,
e.- jto arrange for pe-t t-' ..r ". '. - -
to elect a p
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STATE RIGHTS IN IATE CASE UPHELD AJ
Supreme Court Decision for Minne- T
sota May Govrrn Other States
as to Rates.
W;I-hin'-"'t1 n. "l1,' pIVV,'r of the
st1 h4 5 Iln t I " rtisol|;l inltr,'-;tate 1.1
rI;|1 s on int,.r..t:1t1 r:i lroads utittll -nch It
I1n ' :: ( lll'i '.r ..hall cho " o '' l- t r *
A1.11 rat, 1s 1s ill1111 ' lill 11 ,l ) ' 1111by t1 (
hup. I114l V lI- t 11' till I'U11 (it'r \11"1 in 1.
ri c;li 4' 1"t 1 t\ 401141 4oltfi $4'1t 4 I roji
frciglil 11111 :I( j I it'I tare 11 V. It (
.1 1 the m~1; 1 ' thi(ie ti'he 1 r1 'll't laid II
dowt.n f:lr r c;la(hi. princ, li11' s ,rtlh n I -
inthe ( 1 ll 1atoll l th t railroad l ll trol.' rty i
for 'r:ltin alll inli r Illritl (es, ;Iand a cord
in: to t lh. r 4v her hlld that I'11 t state of t
I distnit ol rt forl oll tnfiscatel, li prop- tl
enoirty of the linneotis and l t. a boths
iRailroad (':lnlpany" h}" its IIrinlanu "
fctfigt and :' passenger b arde law. Inter
statejid ' commercel from forcing
nhe critIcism of the Naporthern 'ant
the court h bld that ,ween roads hatd
failed to show that the rateon gross were "un
resonue basisble or and the apporytio and meont of
expenses btly regardsengd thra Utanited buStates a
district court for Minnesota, which had
enjoied thewoir and a halorcef timent as ex-oth
confiscatory and a burden on inter
The criticism of the apportionment
of the valuation between intrastate it
and Interstate business on gross reve
nue basis and the apportionment of d
expenses by regarding intrastate busi
nabs as two and a half times as ex- t
pensive as interstate business was re
garded here as favorable to the state t
of Missouri In its fight to uphold the
validity of the maximum freight and
2c passenger law enacted by it. Siml
lar confidence was Inspired in advo
cates of the Arkansas state rate regu
lations, but all recognized that the
statement of the court that each case
of alleged confiscation must rest on
its own bottom, might mean the set- 1
ting aside of the Missouri and Arkan
sas laws. The states of Oregon and
Kentucky were regarded as almost
certain to win their rate cases, in
volving the validity of state freight
rates, but ini each instance practically I
the only objection to the laws was
their reputed interference With inter
Chicago Visited by Cold Wave.
Chicago, I11.-A death, a reported i
fall of snow and thousands of dollars
damage was brought to Chicago Sat
urday by a forty-mile gale. The tem
perature fell from 91 degrees, the
highest of the season, to 44 degrees in
fifteen hours. The gale wrecked many
yachts in the harbor, sinking one. Oc-'1
cupants of these boats narrowly es
Mexico Protests Against Law.
Mexico City.-The minister of for
eign affairs has sent a note of protest
to Washington against the anti-alien
land law recently passed by the State
of Arizona. It is reported that at
least three resignations in the cabinet
will be presented before the end of
Deny Will Build Naval Station.
London.-The British government
has no intention of building a big
naval station at Kingston, Jamaica, as
. a consequence of the completion of
the Panama canal, according to the
announcement made by the first lord
of the admiralty Wednesday in the
house of commons.
Alamo Case Disposed Of.
J Austin, Tex.-The supreme court
Wednesday overruled the motion for
rehearing in the Alamo case, thereby
finally disposing of the case. This
was the case of the Daughters of the
Republic against the State seeking to
Srestrain the govetnor from proceed
Sing with the work of restoring the
alamo In accordance with his plans.
Governor Accepts Resignationa.
Austin. Tex.--C. Herbert Walker,
Srepresentative from the One Hundred
and Twenty-fifth district, has tender
Sed his resignation to Governor Col
Squltt, who has accepted it. Mr. Walk.
r resigns to accept the appolntmeat
of postmaster at Dalbhart.
SSantions Treaty With Uruguay.
SMontevideo.-The Uruguayan isenate
Saturday gave its sanction to the con
clusion of a traty o~ arbitration be
tween Uruguay sad the United Staten.
Geeod Rie4rewing Weather.
B~numoat, Tez.-A week of good
Sgrowing weather has given the rice
i crop another good boost on the couast
5 and the Arkansas crop is now about
me all in. Practically every pumping
plant on the coast is running and most
of the planted area flooded.
Car of Tomatoes Nets 000.
S Palestine, TeL--The second ear of
tomatoes was shipped Saturda, to
Northern markets. The car netted the
AMERICANS IN MEXICO DEMAND PROTECltON I
IThree Hundred Now in Mexico Intl
mate They Will Take Steps to
T. it 'rrn ow , l x Il .ii* h l .: 1 ', t
.lai iil;t Ii- r l ' to - t; l n . "eni l:'i i n JIti I
(1 . il dtout andi In a 1ieI ,ii , :il.i ,
to I'r,. oler int ,\ Vils . , l i c t1111h, i
('oir l .M ill r, ti o I , lnw "t e ,r , tir :II'I
,l'll'ther the can an look for t.t1-cition
onll l ,oti or Jw , ciW ,. iir l lll 1 tiii,
li- , "I. iI notdi ir, tn Ilij;te* , n l"i, hts
Iot" 41iI" )u ,1-a :v;Alr. y hf ,tilt ie" ,tll " i"
;lrrass l 1' ol\t- n mtl'll \\ l Ithullt gy,
il liue tottitl bll'or mth;, e
ind the defense of our .\fnri,;lcs was
t'r:un nlitltoil by A irol' ss t birol l h on.
sul Miller to W. W. ('a nl , lhe
our in consul. at hereforea wa, to be a
s embled ifor ,ahie purpose of ayc : idr
ng theaving best way.ft withe onsideut pro
tection whatneessar, now, sinthe r of hter
sideath it will be of no ut'lity. I'.
Th e messago e dean look for ptin addition
cianly flosse or owsilently, but tha manyt
knowthem cance for ll ifthe advice to
sanme. llav'ini been subjet to slights "t
and t grat vrity of idanger." as theiresan ide
parotus re would mean the lat banfew daysoning
the sitaccumuation calls for ma lif setriousme.
prepar ctions foider theour personal safoureltye
and th e defense of our families and the
our interests Therefore, wethis pave as
sembled for the purpose of consider
ng the best way. the consider prdays t
death it will be of no utility."
The message declares in addition b
that the petitioners have borne finan
cial losses silently, but that many on
them can not ob the p advice "to Ame
get away if in danger" a their protde-tion
parture would mean the abandoning L
of the accumulations of a lifetime.
"We consider the lives of ourselvesn.
and our families in danger, and the
situation has justified this petition
suseveral times in the last few days."
TI The message continues: "It s no 1,90
longer doubtful that the slightest 1
spark en wbring on the dread con
flagration at any moment. In many
stanes the nasmall arms sold Amerry -
can citizens on the part of the Ameri
can government for their protection
Shave been demanded aibd in some in
stances they have been taken."
Are Fouand had With Boots On.strapp
Oklahoma City, Okla.-Three meh Bulgaria a
suspected of blowing the safe ato make
1 heatland Sunday night when $1,900among
e was taken were arrested Monday bybecomIng
Sheriff Benion and his posse. They
Snegave the names of George King note-arry
a Williams and Charles Davis. Theywill an
swere found at a home six mile fromece
will proWheatland. All were ann bed when the
occupiosse aedon terrived but they wthere ully
t dressed and had six-shooter casus strapped 1i.
War in Balkans Imminent.
f ashndon.-With both Bulgaria anthe
e Servia stubborn in refusing to make
dI the slightest concession, war among
e the Balkan states isn hourly becoming
t more imminent. If Bulgaria sends a
t negative reply to the Servian note-
reg and nothing indicates that she will an
swer otherwise-aServia and Greece
will proclaim the annexation of the
occupied Macedonia territories, there
t by establishing a definite casus belli.
s Cold Weather in Many States.
is Washington.-The coldest weather
e ever recorded during June in to ndorse Mid
Srde Atlary Bryantic and New England States,
nethe Ohio valley and the Great Ikes
region, was reported M1konday to the
weather bureau. The Gulf States are
the only ones east of the Rockies to
rt escape an unseasonable drop.
A China Likes Peace Also.
tfiWasd dingrton-r Chin the hookworm became
the fourteenthi nation to indorse Seix
B. nese governeatment iaccepted the idea ind.
1400the details. Ding m t
Cold Hosprintos, TeL-InB a vote of 50 to
S2Saturday or the propeurpose of levydraing age
utax of i on the um of $10,000 for the mainte
I nane mprof school nt precinct No. 1 in
Wadependent school district, the vote was
4 currency Mond ay0 ior.ed a call for a
o weeks' free trement ofin the condition of all na-d.
to tional ban of the propertywUnited States at
hebonds the losum of $140,000 for dnesday.
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:and two women, all t.nr' I;a r
Itged. the men with thl.r r ,
trousers rolled up well Iboyv, th.
rlit' knees, the women in -;ort
ulitu rp.i ticoats. We eat in a large no(
,tboat with two sails and moved nlteril till
o.,.r hlie. little waves. On board there fii
w.re llfty yards of netting, a basket ou
of blalck bread and pickled cod, a kit
tl' and at pot, two bark boxes to con- an
ta:i the fish, and one or two heavy oil
d.ecrskin Jackets to put on it the night re
honull be very cold. The men were thi
idle. th.1 women rowed. I ladled out bi
water now and then, for we leaked eh
badly, and there Is nothing more un- im
plteaaant than to have one's food or ru
clothes splashed with bilge, a writer in cu
the London Evening Standard says: Iw
There was a little conversation. a
"Why is it so much fish comes up tra
the IDwina this season of the year?" th
"A bug drives them." ba
"If they didn't come up it would be br
bad for us."
"God sends the bug to chase them. th
so that the poor moujik shall not pl
"That Is true. Glory be to Thee. O
The women disassed whether the
tide was coming In or going out. They et
agreed that it the tide were Mill com
ing in we shold eateh nothing but
"spittles," meaning thereby very little p1
fish or nothing at alL We all hoped
that the tide had trmed.
Casting Nt em the Dwlna.
By 8 o'clock we resebed the shore of
a Dwtna island, drew in on the sand
and prepared to tackle for our first
cast into the depths. The nets, fifty
yards long and te feet wide. were b
much entangled, sad the stone weights o
attached all along the bottom did not o
make unraveling the easier. We spent b
an hour extricating the stones and the
corks and repairing the big rents o
through which, in their imagination, .
the women already saw our finest fish tl
leaping. Attached to the four extreme
corners of the netting were long ropes Y
-these were the plling ropes. Ikra's t
son and Laika took a pair of these and '
Ikrs and the two women took the loose C
ready netting on board and rowed out s
upon the water, throwing out the
tackle as fast as we traveled, so that t
there was a long tall a corks and rope 5
stretching behind us to the shore. t
where the other two held their ends. T
The women rowed. I helped to throw t
out the nets.
When we had reached a convenient
point we turned the boat and rowed
back to the shore, making the floating 1
line of corks and rope into a half
circle. Once on the shore we took out
our ends of the rope and pulled. Young
Ikra and Laika also pulled; one of the
women went over to help them. The
nets were very heavy and yielded very
slowly to our tugging, so heavy that
one might have thought that they in
closed all the fish of the sea. As a
matter of fact, it was the river that
resisted us and not the draft. We
wound the ropes round our middles
and lay back and dragged like captains
of a tug of war.
Gradually, very gradually, we gained
the victory, and approached the other
party pulling toward us. We drew in
the first strands of netting and then
the second and third, our excitement
and expectation increasing as the half
circle narrowed in and decreed, and
we saw little fishes dating to and fro
1 in the shadowy water.
r We watched; but, alas! what dis
Helped Them Die.
Suicide has often been regarded as
a luxury, and Marseilles. Prance. col
onized from Miletus in ancient days,
. preserved a custom and a prison for
many years under Roman rule. A
dose of hemlock and aoente was al
lowed to anyone who easld show sufi.
cdent reason why be 'hS deserve
death. '"This custom," 1am Valur
a Maximums, "comes from Greee, part.
* cularly from the island o( Coa wlh
Ir saw an example. It weas a wago
Sgreat quality, who, having ghg
hbpply ninety years, eobnd lenve
to die this way, lest by liMving
a she should happen to se en o
h er good fortune."
Stories About Weds.
"Tool" and "touch" re the W
that Sir James Murray Is at preset
pursuing for his great acionry.
"Man is a toolmaking setmal" o a
saying attributed to BenjmalM Phank
e lin. but Sir James wants lostive ~e~I
a dence. Franklin is believed to have I
a- had his brother American man i s
t rnind's eye when he ida tht ,.
Y touch with" seems such S ol and
;'. t'dit m'rtn t " \1e (id rot -atlih a fish
Ilre.r t;hani our wtidehI ti n:t. ioT-y
0nr all " .spittl.s" xnd w all agreed
th..i l! tid had unot turni0d ,lt.
1 as our l i lot to repea l thi:, . xibt
r1.1(: 1 dd( fIruitlisa peIrforin;Lace three
(tl1ts ililore autC s.t attelin i ot-ur of
fortsl . It al: aI at the fourth cast that
oiur fortunle suddenly changed.
As usual we drew in the nets slowly
and heavily anld approached one an
other, and then stood hopeful,- but
ready to be disappointed. watching
hil finale. On this occasion we saw
big fish swimming about, trying to
ercape the tolls, and one of the
men could not contain himself, but
rushed into the water and tried to se
cure one in advance; the consequence
was a sudden splash and a jump and
a lively pike had leaped out of the
trap back into the river. "Oh, oh, a
three-pound, a four-pound fish. come
back, come back!" we cried out, and
brought young Ikra back.
With a one, two, three, we landed
the heavy sack of the net with its com
plement of mud and weeds and shells
and splashing, slithering fish.
A glorious sight presented itself
three large white gwlneads all to
gether and half a dosen fairesled fish
enmeshed, half escaped, but caught.
then a bushel of perch and dace and
flounders. We all smiled sad felt
Stared At by Wild 4erses.
By 11 o'clock, when the sky was
steeped in the first red of sunset we
had already cast the net six times and
were content with the result. Two of
the party went off to look at the
bushes to see whether the wild black
currants were ripening, and the rest
of us sat round on the sand and ate
bread and fish. While sitting so. about
twenty wild horses came trampling
over the sand and stared at us curi
ously; then, when I tried to stalk
them, galloped off pellmell.
The river was perfectly tranquil, the
yellow peach burned to crimson from
the low rays of the sun. The Dwtna
villages slept, there was scarcely a
craft to be seen on the river, and we,
seemed utterly alone in the world.
We began to feel cold and proposed
t to go in search of the others, when
suddenly they appeared, declarlng
there were no berries this year,
nothing at all. We had better keep
to fish: we should do nothing gather
t That meant that we set to work
I again. When we had filled our ba's
I kets we would light a bonfire, and
f make tea and watl ourselves.
t Fortune remained with us-God al
lowed the fish to be caught, as one
B moujik put it-and we did well We
a brought in much jack. many muddy fiat
F fish, then a fat salmony looking fish
of which I know not the name, and
at least a score of gwineads over a
foot long. , Ever pnd anon a big ash
would jump and escape.
e At I In the morning the deep bead
of sunset still glowed in the north
and west. The waters of the rivert
drowned crimson with purple, and the
sands were becoming brown again as
r the dusk settled down. Soon it would
n be dawn.
SAt 3 It was cold and we finished our
I fishing and built a brushwood bonfire
on the beach. It cackled, smoked and
Sflamed, scorched our bare legs, but
warmed not our bodies Yetthe t
5 was good.
familiar phrase that it Is surprising
is to learn that no examples of Its use
i- earlier than 1884 can be discovered
,, In that year there was a run upon the
r phrase, and Sir James surmises thalt
A It was then "used by somebody that
'- and had caught on."
Cure for Heart Diess.
* uga a splendid medicine for the
lheart in celrton diesasu of thli or.
n In ohers, us as oedema, tt
if has no eficti. ,r."" l 3. Deayer
t reports i th LIlest the cure of a
w woman of eetlyovin with "rapid.
atue o r urg breathinga" by
the sdmlnIstratko of four oues of
lumup smug ery" twdeve hours, gradu
ally dimiidIbin the dose, for wsYS
S It was sun-darkened, storm
Sbitten, gaunt from suffering under the
r- iof self. rep resalsion, mnystical in Its
i eroanstn of l a f -p mos within- the
r ace of an exile--~hO hi felt the hate
i e of man thedistance of women and the
p presence of God.