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REPORT BUSY WEE
boys and girls of Morehouse parsr
S=not relying this year on the had
,esed bankers and merchants fi
Usisatnce in their club wrok, bi
wSIl raise the money they need f
the purchase of purebred seed, eta
by means of box suppers. At ti
guges' chapel school $21 was raisi
o that way, writas T. H. Millike
Two cars of corn were ordered at
a purebred bull bought for his d
monatrators by Agent T. I. Watson 4
gadlson parish. Several orders 4
seed corn were filled by demonstr
toms. The agent was visited by Distri
Agent C. E. Woolman during ti
Cotton acreage has been reduce
fity per cent in Caldwell parish sa
a great deal of lespedeza sown. Man
former cotton growers will not plat
a seed of it this year, reports H. 1
Barris parish agent. Sweet potat
sad sugar cane crops will be increase
and three private sweet potato curin
homes will be erected.
Several of the parish agents are a
yady busy rounding up carloads c
gigs, to be shipped out with the trail
load of boys' pigs this fall. T. H. Cam
sater of Vermilion parish writes tha
,aby4oys already have selected thel
pigs to go in this shipment and th
arets have promised tp provide th
essary feeds. B. W. Baker ft Ral
..des reports that eight clubs will cot
tribute at least fifty -hogs to the trait
lead, and that the parish will make u:
f fall car. Other agents report prc
gress in arranging for boys' pigs t,
ccoompany the, big shipment.
The agent in Pointe Coupee parish
A. B. Curet, will be provided by hi
tolice jury with a motion picture ma
4bdae for use in farm demonstratiol
rork. There was net a dissentin:
'votee among the jurors when thi
question was presented to them. Ii
,addition to the agricultural work, the
madhine will be used to promote othe
rural educationet advancenneat an:
Five cars of fertilisers, purchases
co-operatively, have been delivered t+
farmers bs E. V. Elliott, agent is
Beauregard parish. .A carload of alial
fa was also purchased co-operativell
a to saving of $12 a ton.
"By far the most Important, wort
that has been done this week wai
with the club organizations," write.
W. A. Givens ,agent in Franklin par
Ish. 'i completed the parish organ!
satlon, making a total of 19 organises
clubs; with a total enerollmenit of
412 live and enthusiastic boys anc
girls. After -the organisation had beer
completed a meeting was called by the
parish president of clubs, Marshal
Meese, and myself. The four officers
and representatives from fifteen club]
were present. We outlined the pro
gram for the parish rally to be held
at Winnaboro April 8-9. There prom
Ases to be keen competition among.the
cIrbs for first prize, to be graen te
the 'club that has' the highest per
'centage of members present at the
"Something should be done aboul
the ticks here," writes D.' G. Price,
9gent in St. Helena , parish. "People
are very much upset- about se many
of their cattle dying ;jf 'ei as f(ver
The warm days li e hatohed out a
full crop of ticha Atnd so many that
have grown up under dlpp'ug regaln
tions sad bectrmi tilmhniie die soon
awur sae w&s TJCKS get on eanm. Pd
pie came to me daily to diagnose Ti
as fever And treat their edws."
ISCI YEN UIIUT1IFS
Commnision ot Five Wit
Six-Year Terms is
BODY IS APPOINTIVE
UNDER JONES PLAI
Members Prohibited fro;
Engaging in Other
Baton Rouge, La., April 1.--The t
troduction of an ordinance by M
Jones of Mart Baton Rouge creatin
44 railroad and public utilities commi
Sion of five members composed <
three railroad commissioners no
serving and two to be appointed b
the governor, with broadened junri
diction, stood out as one of the mal
features at Friday's session of tb
Under the provisioa3 of the ord
eance the present rail board membei
Voll fill out the time for which the
were elected, and thereafter all of th
somSmissloners will be appointed b
the governor for terms of six year
The effect of this is to change -tb
onxmmisalon from an elective to an aj
The ordiiance-bars from holding th
office any person in the employ of a
hailing any, official relation to an
tblic utility' under the control of th
commission, or owning any stocks a
or In any meaner pecunlari
rested in any utility. Members c
the commisnion are I Ohibited ftoo
enaging i1 any other business open
don ase to be appointed. Authort
ty is isso given the legislature to re
move & commisaioaers for derelic
tion of uty or incompetencv.
The n e provides that the
com shall have and exercise
all neceeary powers and jurisdiction
to supe8ia, govern, regulate and
cont.oI as privately owned railroads,
street rairoads, interurban railroads,
steamboat and other water craft,
s!'eping ckr, express, telephone, tele
graph, gas electric light, heat and }
power, card and other public utility
companies " the state and to fix the'
single and ad joint line rates to be
charged for the commolities furnish
ed, or sarvicy rendered by such pub
lic utilities. chs right of the legisla
ture to place ather public utilities un
der the contr4 of the commission is
declared to ba.plenary, and to be unx
limi:ad by anyprovision of this com
The orders of the commissions are
to be enforced Vy the imposition of
penalties to be jescribed by the leg
islature, and an party in interet.
may appeal from torders and decrees
of the commissioi to the courts by
filing suit against he commission at
Then follows an i~portant provision
dealing with local ,utilities, which
"From and after he passage by
the legislature of 14-s conferring
powers upon the comiission respeeL
ing public utilities, at powers re
specting such public utjes vested in
boards, municipal coufls or other
governing bodies of th4 several par
iases, cities uld towns id Iany com
mission created by law *ad .existing
at the time of the pase of such
laws by the legislature, .hall cease
so far as such powers "sJll conflict
with the powets eo erreI Supon the
railroad and public utilitie, commip
sion, provided, however, tha this set
tion shall not affect suhb veers of
control over any street rail y, else
tric bight and power, heat; gas Witer
or canal company vested In a ey. ity
or parish or incorporated Oily or
town, where an election may 417 held
pursuant to any law to be maged
hereafter by the legislature, the nit
jority of the qualified electors Ming t
thereon of such city and parish of IA
corporated city or town shall vote to
retain. and .until such election. aeah;
powers shall continue unimpaii 1;
but if the vote so taken shall net fav- t
or the continuation of such powers
they shahl thereafter vest in the rail
road and public utilities commission 4
as sprovided by laws, jud provided °
further, that where any such city, par
ash or incoroprated city or town shall
have elected to continue to exercise t
any powers respecting public utilities
it may, by a vote of a majority of -tie
qualified electors . voting thereon.
thereafter surrender such powers to t
the railroad and public utilities com
misuion in the manner to be pres
cribed by the legislature; or if such
municipal coropratlon shall have sau
rendered any powers to the railroad t
and public utilities commission, it may t
by a like vote, thereafter reinvest
itself with such poviers."
This provisib was put in the ordi- £
sance to meet the s!fuation in New
Olean and Shreveport where there
is some sentiment for municipal con- I
trol of utilities.
e, Lan wrl' xU
le is some sentiment for municipal c
irro1 of utilities.
a SUCCESSION SALE
ESTATE OF TOE GENTILE
I%.a 68857, Probate Docket, Sixteer
Judicial District Court, Parish o1
*. St. Landry, Louisiana.
virtue of an order of theH4
orkble B. H. Pavy, of the Slzteei
Judicial District Court, holding s
ions: in and. for the parish of
Landry, . La., bearing date . March
1918, and in pursuance to a comm
ston to mnd directed by the clerk
the, paid court there will be sold
I public auction by the undersigned
the last and highest bidder at t
last residence of the deceased at Id
ville,` La., °on
SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 1921,
at U o'clock a. m., the followlig i
scribed property, to-wit:'
OCe lot of ground, with all. t
buildings and improvements there
situated in the Town oft Melville, I
Landry parish, oIuislaana, aromnd
north by Rosenburg; South by Char
street; east by public road along
yee; and west by Havard.
A. E. ESTO;ROE;
28 tds Auctioneer.
ESTATE OF ORAIUE LAIURfNC
No. -, Probate Docket,-..ixteen
Judicial District Court, parish of
St. Landry, Louisiana
By virtue of an order of the He
orable B. H. Pavy, Judge of the Si
teenth Judicial District Court, holdli
sessions in and for the parish of i
Landry, La., bearing date March -
1921, and in pursuance to a commi
sign to me directed by the clerk
the said court, there will be sold
public auction, by the undersigned,
the last and highest bidder, at the 9
Landry parish court house ,at Opelo
as;, La., on
SATURDAY, APRL 1., 1991,:
at .f" o'clock a. mt., the followhatg d
scred eproperty, to-wit:
One certain lot or parcel of groun
with the buildings and improveinen
~thereon; situated in the town of Gras
r tem , La., bounded north by Ms
stree: south by Was. Slikhaiis; o
y illie Laurence we ye
k t tot e
It would seemi mother is impos.
Ing immodesty on little tots in
spring frocks. Mother is wearing
them short-and little girls-to be
known as little girls,- must wear
them still shorter. " This new sump
Amer frock for the little miss shows
hw-short waisted. full skirted frock
so .popular in nrctropolitak shops:
TYPEWRITERS FOR SALE.
Remington No. 10, with selt-starter
used very little; also Underwood ani
Corotna, In good condition. Addree
Box 268, Lafayette; La. -
,y ( PFICIAL)
ar City Council Proceedings
Opelousas, La., April 5, 192:
The -board of aldermen met 1
h day in regular session. Present
g L. Loeb, mayor presiding; Alders
r A. C. Mouret, J. A. Dejean, L. L Da
Simon Stelly and John W. Clark..:
All members present. Meet
called to order.
E (On mnotiotl of Mr. Steilly, duly i
r- onded and carried, the-reading of
4 minutes of the previous meeting i
dispensed with. The monthly repc
of the City Clerk and Tax Collec
is and of the City Treasurer were r
4 anti accepted and ordered filed.
The communication from Miss I
roty Stockto, public health nm
was received and read, and, on i
10 tiozt duly seconded and carried,
Is Stelly. was appointed with the ma
to teprespnt this body at a meet
of the committee organized for
p purpose of devising ways and me
.o to remedy defects among the- sob
. Moved by. Mr. Clark, seconded
h ,-s.- ean .,that the sum of twee
'five dollars be and is hereby api
r- pilated out of any available fur
1t to assist in paying for the automol
y used by the public health nurse.
st Motion carried by the follow
Yeas: Mourit; Dejean, Dal
M Stelly and Clark.
º Nays: ' None.
On motion of Mr. Clark, seconi
I- by Mr. Defean and carried, the Po,
Horse Committee and Mr. Danel w
authorized to dispose of the old pc
at the most advantageous prices
Mr. Stelby offered the follow
Resolved, that the citizens of t
city lie requested to refrain from p
h ing the increas, of rate levied by
Cumberland Telephone and i
graph company, in order not to c
baryass ,the city in the suit which
contemplates bri lgg to test the v
dity of 1aid ipcrease ot rttes.
h Resolution carried by the foic
3" lug vote:
t" Yeas: Mouret, Dsjean, Danel, Ste
* and Clark.
tf Moved by Mr. ))clean, seconded
't Mr. Clark and dried, that the ma
0 or be and he is hereby authorised
- advertise for bids for the conaitructi
of necessary drainage' work and o
cretej bridges in the city, in acoo
anace with plne'a and specifications
'file in the city engineer's office, si
bids to be advertised for at once a
5 to be submitted at the next rega
I meeting of this council on May
I Moved by Mr. Clark, seconded
Mr. ' Dejean, that a new contract
lease be made with Mr. E. M. Boal
for the city hall building for a te
of one year beginning April -lt, 19.
at -sixty ($60.00) doliar ,er men
and that the mayor be and he is he
by authorized to enter into said "N
tract with said -Boagn, said rent
g for that purpose. I aav
teation carried by the following l ,a
.. gFOR SALIE.
eatloe Twis Cottem Soel
$2.00 Per Bushel
(E. M. Boagni's Office)
Yeas: )ouret. Dejen, Dauel, I
-and ClakI . . p
On njotoli;'dult sewonded ant
Tied, the following Mlk were aq
Davis Walters.. . .._.....
Chas. Be gjbr9.... .....
C. A. Rdynolds .. .........
Victoria Hudson.. .... ......
.J. A. Dejea a.. . .......
R. M. Lttel] .. ,..
Nolan & Andrepont ......
Clarion Company, Ltd.. .
Opelousas Drug Store, Inc.....
H. Bodemuller. ............
A. L. Hollier.. .. ............
Chas. W. Dupre. .........
Opelousas Motor Co. ......
A. C. Skiles Lbr. *Co.,..
St. Landry Lbr Co., Ltd...... 4
Jacobs News Depot Co. .
R. V. Miles.. .. ......
E. L. Loeb. .... ........
Sonlat & Debileux, Inc. .
lEst. J. B. Sandoz.. ........ 4
St. Landry Whoholeale Gro.
iA. Baldwin & Co. 'Ltd... ....
Gulf Refg Co..............
H. Murller Mfg Co... ........
Am. La. France Fire Eng Co...
Woodward, Wight & Co....
Cargill Co.... .. .
Burroughs Addg Mch Co. ...
Lukens Steel Company ...... .
Interstate El Co...
Aug. Miets Corp.. ........... ]
There being no further businei
motion, duly seconded and ca:
the meeting was adjourned.
ALLC2L. . J. trFJRl4UJZLLy,
"WILD MAN" BACK
Lax, Miss.--Bourrounded by
comforts of civilization, Albert F
C sons, known as the "wild man of
Leaf river bottoms," his "wife," wh
he said he caught 23 years ago is
bear trap, and a baby girl, all of whb
atrayed into this village, like pea
er, of another age, are as much a myati
ess to anthorities as when they were
The interest of the community c
tered is the identity of the baby.
thorities are confident that she is i
1the child df the couple, who, althou
in perfect health, show ,signs of yei
of primitive ihpfeg and soustent b
is :ling with the elements. The wont
had lost an eye, which she declared
rambling astatements was "scratch
out by a wildcat."
ng Flood Forced Them to Leave
When found the man's clothes wi
hC in fatta, the woman' were the seas
'as remnantsi of a one-garment hot
nt dress and the baby was naked. Tb
,or had been driven out of their shack
ad high water. Parsoess said he own
pr- the land and the shack.
se, The trio lived prinelphily pi
o- roots, wild fruits and game th
trapped, but there was evidence of
pg effort to fatrm with the aid of a bi
he horse, which Parsons said be b
1s 1 "captured."
lol Although the man's mind Is said
by authorities to be more nearly norn
ty. than the woman's, he is unable to
ro- count for the chtill Parsons said
9 is seventy-two'years old, but looks a
er. The "wife" is about fifty-flt
The three have been sent to the coe
try poorhouse at Illieville, Miss.
el, ' Had No Future in Cabin
Parsons can handle a knife a
fork, but the woman eats only w2
ed her hands and appears to be heal
or ble of intellegent Anversation.
as The cabin in wheth the couple liv
was destitute of 'furniture. A pile
ag old rags In one corner served as
,,a bed. Two old pans constituted t
ay outfit of cooking utenaull. Cows
the ning on the range were milked to
to Base Ball
O Sample suits at Sto
b Jacobs News
Mai Depot C
1 Mail order hour
1*e11 pey #od the baby. Ihei
oat private preperty bs fa
ws-rhicha is Isolate frofltithe rest
pro eotry by nameror .akesg
7.00 RULE FOR CARE
42.50 OF tHE BROOK
33.70 in order to secure satisfaec
137 sutswith growing pigs it Is ne<
13: 0 to ben with- the sow before
1.80 bred. The care and feed giv
.90 sow from the time she is br.
45.60 she farrows, and then the eare
20.45 to both sows and litter until w
11.20 time have much to do with the
45.05 made from hogs.
58.68 To get the show in pig a
1.30 :argent number of pigs it is nec
84.12 that the 8ow be in medium tie
47 increasing in weight and col
89.82 at the time of breeding. Tb
has her greatest influence on ]
12.00 spring from the time she is 6i
11.75 til she farrows.
07.56 The feed at farrowing time
97.25 contain nutrients for the mat
3.18 muscle and bones in the pig
6.50 at the same time should not ma
44.38 sow fat that she becomes slugs
19.50 Some of the best feed combi
ried, for a pregnant sow are:
Combination No 1
Corn or rice polish sin par
or. weight, wheat shorts three pa
Shrimp bran or tankage one I
CION Combination No. 2:
Corn or rice polish one t
the weight. Skin milk or batter
par- parts by weight.
the Combination No. 3.
h Corn ie4hird, shorts oa
a and oats one-third. Duting
1100 ancy and during the time the
ople suckling pigs, she should be I
tery the alfaie, lespedesa, clover S
d- vine hay she will eat. Ii lg1
teed In smell rales.
ce-' Exercise is one of the absobi
Au- quirements. One of the best a
20t as most profitable ways of e:
nigh Inb hogs is to have enough pas
Bata and grazing crops especially 1
bat pasture, (alfalfa, rape, Be.
man white clover, lespedesa,. uw
d in soy beans.) While grazing, th
hed will receive the necessary '
which is so important fpr good
and quick growth in pigs.
P J. B. 1tancloni, Jr., Swine 8
laty 1at in the State University lit
E by Found After 55-Year Hunl
Omaha, Neb.-For more than
pon ty-five years Mrs. Catherine Fla
s searched for her father, John
tan who left Ohio for the far-off We
lUi never wrote home what he was
had or where he was. When she di4
past two her quest to he'r two
t by ters, Catherin eand Elisabeth.
ac- gin r, old monarchs reports of whose death from idle gosip.
he are hard to anthenticate.
.Th hosehf @aA fluupt h shrei
conserving food and the reco e, M to
.e I sered is with a refrigerator the tMome. to
is t h ar howine's delight C ibn washed l ea
as a chinat ish. No other ref arig ator has one
piece porcelain lin ext entirely
aThoe d the door frame and over the. edges and
roonsed inside frontd cor gn: a
Shown eigh Cab hd c ls
Dondt miss this display.
Chet isz,ý,ý," ý""
a. the ni
d the K.ar .JU1fr' O'NE,L SITEV
fso~w " ".
er of it:
!d un- r+*i.
is y .JOHN$STONE .Issnw
in by ~ There are two f o brothers Iin bij leageasbla.
fos I91,expodng hedove that ttreat S1'Plyerea ieve to
t : unshe ousehold. Jathe American Leage Qe eer~In hao
seatching `tar C)'WIsl whWbohr ,m N toa
mt, by the Johnstone, first basemmn
hik l~ vaac chm ha. a brother .1 ohe .ny also, The two Plae
ey fbanally found him-attee a
-ear quest -end the ismily reunion
Weh will soon be tald will be one
as to be remembered,
John Ruash, prestiaqst cltisosof,
naha and now turned sventy is the
eteS for whom the girls sesitced ab
ag. He. left his sister's home In1 Cia
anatl in 1665 (o seek his fortine.
s reached Omaha In 18W' ad' be-I t
ame established here. Famy atihfres th
%de him forget to write, and when 1i
di4d his sistet had moved.
I18b nleces found him. through a
test who was going throtk ran.
r, lowa, where one of them was itv - '
S`Rapid exchanges of letters con- li
med the relationship. at
F. C. O'CONNOR to
Monuments, Headstones, Etc. hl
Lettered and Cleaned in the
Opelousae, - Loulelana. DP
Chicago is the Athems qf Amertec.
asts the Chicago 'Tribune. Has a
iyor Thompson a pat donkey?
Old king alcohol is another of those em
I monarchs reports of whose death
a hard to anthentic.ate.
eras last year. the latter th d ae
i~e~aiouMARTIN DO1W tW
of No, 21,146. Civ n ! cet, i
Iy is the Judicial Distlot Court,
heod, ab of St. LUdry, La.
k I By virtue or a w t of
. issued out of the It *orsbie
b th Judicial District Owl, It
Lanes: the paris$ of 9t.
Ad whea it the absrve eutkto4 mod
saitt a@d to ae dfrected, '
h a awl will proceed to Qt? 101
r~putha lblic auction, to th. last a
h or"; bidder, at the frortw door of t
was liv- 'House of St. Landry parish
er cn lousas,. Louisiana, on
SATURDAY, APRIL 23,
at 11 o'clock a. m.. th'i forc
scribed property, to-wte
One five-passenger jord to
TERMS AND CONDITION
to pay and satisfy the sum
Etc. hundred ($400.00) dollais, w
the (8) per cent ate1regt theme
March 1920, uutill paid, anu
fslana. per cent on prilacIpal aukp
attorney's fees'rand `all',car
the same is immed~ae pa
ý `' O dT!
Lnerton. Shenifft St. Lantry
au. Ha our 9 tds.
.y Rumors of strained world
m1th aust be accepted as ldie
of lbe acceptein d A an. letr t!