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XIV. ELSH, JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISH, LOUISIANA, AUGUST 1, 1913. NUMBER
RIAU, AUGUST 2ND
Meeting for the Pur
jpersing Stand of
Senators on Tar
, July 28....TO ALL I
.-At New Iberia, La.,
Algust 2, at 1 o'clock p.
amass meeting of the
in honor of Senator
itn and Senator Joseph
lUnited States Senators
dLouisiana. This meet
the purpose of command
ug these senators for
rice and sugar. An at
o00 people is expected
have authorized re.
senators have from
A mly for the protection
have announced that
vote for the Underwood
the tariff on rice has
much. An attempt has
read them out of the
for standing by the
it is now proposed to
d that the farmers of
ana stand by and ap
` mer who can possibly
g should do so. A
will show the Con
ent that the people
ve the stand of their
a small attendance
show that the people of
A1a are indifferent as
on No. 6-return on
the round trip.
ORNTON AND RANS.
HAVE STOOD BY
Parish Gets Some
rJuly 26,-The first real
that Jefferson Davis
as turned over to
F. F. Arceneaux by
er Friday. The
er was $500 and was
eriff for licences.
h has been in
ary 1, and has al
t $16,000 of the
Ill receive during
RICE EXPORT DEAL 6
HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Lack of Support On Part of Farmers
Made Cancellation of Proposed C
(Special to the Rice Belt Journal)
Beaumont, Texas, July 30.--At a
meeting of the Board of Directors of S
the Southern Rice Growecs' Association C
and representatives of the Louisiana a
State Rice .Milling Company held here a
today, the contract between the As.
sociation and the milling company,
providing for the export of twenty per
cent of the rice crop of 1913, was by
mutual concent cancelled because of
the failure of the rice farmers of
Louisiana, Texas and Arkansas to fur.
nish the necessary amount of rice for
export under the contract. "
Extending the Parcel Post
Postmaster General Burleson is ar
ranging to raise the limit of 11 pounds
allowed by parcel post act and allow
larger and heavier packages to pass 1
through the mails, which will be a
great blessing to the people. He is
also expecting to lower the rates which
are fifty per cent too highs as the Bx.
press Companies through their lobby
ists had much to do in the shaping the
bill when it was before the senate, and
it was the aim of the express companies
to make the use of the parcel post as
limited as possible, and crooked lobby.
ists have always been able to do busi
ness with the senate in the past, as
Mulhall the lobby king has shown in
his recent testimony. Senator Bryon
of Florida and other senators are at
tacking Burleson for improving and
extending the Parcel Post. Senator
Byron should state however that he
represents the express companies in
the Senate and not the state of Florida.
Special Rates to New Iberia.
Special rates to New Iberia via
Southern Paciflc railway, Saturday,
August 2n, account of Mass Meeting
Sof Louisiana Sugar Intertts. These
3 tickets will be good going on train No.
., rturning on train No. 11 the same
Also special excursion to New Iberia
m Sunday, August 3rd. For this occasion
[ they will have auch attractions as base
ball, dancing, oncorts, -r*ing, etc.
G60Y HALL BEGINS P1
$100,000 LIBEL SUIT
AGAINST DAILY STATES
Continued Attacks Against Tensas
, Levee Board Land Compromise
Basis For Action.-There
May Be Others.
The New Orleans Times-Democrat or
says: The Daily States Publishing pe
company, limited, and Robert Ewing he
and J. Walter Ross, respectively man- wE
ager and managing editor, Saturday to
were made defendants in solido in a tei
suit filed in the civil district court by in
Luther E. Hall, governor of Louisiana, br
in which $100,000 is asked.
The action grows out of an article me
that appeared in the Daily States of th
July 16, in reference to the Tensas Al
Levee Board land matter and an ed. ha
itorial dealing with the same subject al,
appearing July 17. tb
In an interview following the filing Ca
of the suit, Gov. Hall said: A"
"I have endured in silence this cam- M
paign of vilification, waiting to see Li
how far these slanderers would dare to
go. The situation now, however has of
become intolerable. A condition has si;
grown up in Louisiana where a man "I
cannot attempt to bold public office in
and do anything for the state without al
being subjected to a tirade of vicious W
falsehood and abuse by a gang of po. ti
litical bandits banded together for tI
selfsh purposes. P1
"During my campaign for the gov. 01
ernorship I was assailed in the most 11
vicious way with the vilest sort of a
falsehoods relating to my personal t1
concerns and impunging my personal a
eharacter. Not caring to stop my
campaign to engage in litigation I re. a
sisted the advice of friends that I bring p
libel actions at that time. My election s
to office after this tempest of abuse p
was a vindication at the hands of the t
electorate, and having been elected I a
was charitable enough to charge the a
slanders to the effect of the heat of the a
conflict upon the more vicious and ir. a
responsible minds engaging in it. So I c
let it go at that. c
"As a private individial I would I
know how to stop it, and stop it quick.
ly. But as governor. I must take a
more paelcic and lawful course. I hope
that the lawful method pursued willie
sufficient to accomplish this purpose.
"The suit brought today deals with 1
one newspap r only. I am Informed by
friends; although I have not seen them
) myself,. that other newspapers in the 1
)tate have been following the !ead of i
this. newspaper In its campaign of vili.
ficalfoa; I am investigatilg this and
f I find the report correct, I shall pro
s:ed against them with equal vigor."
Redhead Goes to New Field SooO.
Paid .Perk ns, His Successor,
S Comes From .Texas.
J. A9 Redhead, for the past year or
Pore agriultural demonatration agent
far the federal giovernment in this
distrlet, leaves asbut Atttiet S for
ltaon Rouoge, wh wre ai will assane
dptegas aiustaiit state dpmonstration
: iM.~: edhead will be replaced here
btry al I. ?eraklns who comes frim
i deaonstrat wotik for a consldqrable
M RdIthead durinu the tuie:he hias
~4ha~p~oy t g~et~w0P,4;
PLAN AND PURPOSE OF
13 PARISH BOOSTER CLUB,
Brief Outline As Given By Its Origina-.
tors, and Plans To Be Consider
For Its Perfection at Lafayette
August. 6 and 7
The purpose and plans of the Thir- I
teen Parish Booster Club, that had its
origin in Lafayette, and will be further
perfected in the general meeting to be
held in that. city, August 6th and 7th,
were briefly outlined in an article given
to the Times Democrat, by the promo.
ters of that organization, and published
in last Sunday's issue. They are, in
brief, as follows:
The Southwestern Louisiana Develop.
ment Bureau, aq the proposed co-opera
tive body will be called, will be held
August 6 and 7. Invitations to attend
have been sent broadcast to profession- "
al, agricultural and commercial men of
the parishes of Beauregard, Calcasieu,
Cameron, A 11 e n, Jefferson Davis,
Acadia, Vermillion, lberia,.St. Mary, St.
Martin Evangeline, St- Landry a n d
Lafayette which are in the district.
The bureau's membership will consist
of every citizen of the district who will 0
sign a post card pledging himself not to "
"knock." Its general direction will be
in the hands of a board, meeting annu.
ally at the headquarters of this bureau,
which will be selected at the conven
tion, for the election of officers and the
transaction of general business. Each
parish will be entitled to two directors,
one to be appointed by each police jury,
the other to be appointed under the
authority of commercial bodies, where
they exist, or at an organized meeting
oI f the business men of the parish.
For the support of the bureau, the
appointees of the police juries will
promise to work for the obtaining'of a
i suitably small assessment on the
properties within their jurisdiction and
those of the commercial bodies for the
apportionment of a small percentage
B of their annual incomes. The transport
3 ation companies entering the district s
also will be entitled to the appointment
I of a director on their agreement to
contribute to the funds of the bureau
an annual sum proportionate to their
d mileage within the district.
* At their first meeting the representa
I. tives of the association will adopt legal
0 articles of association, elect a president
e treasurer, secretary and four members
of an executive'committee of seven, of
which the above mentioned officers will
h be members, for the active management
Y of theaffairs of the bureau. They will
n determine broadly upon what propor.
e tion of the income of the bureau shall
& be apportioned to each phase of promo
l* tion und taken, such as commercialI
A education, industrial and general
o publicity and expenses of administra.
A competent field manager will be
-.employed by the executive committee.
It will be his duty to gather and comn
pile data for pubjication, to visit, boost
and harmonize with all afilated orgal"i
!. izationa, and toiarnish :itoriation to
is These matters of detail have been
, arranged tentatively by the riginators
of the Idea. They will bediscussed and
n rotedupon at the Lafayette convention
Seollowag igs :tile program o inter.
Sparocial -conVention which will be
Smield here Augtust 6th and th ':forthe
formatjion of t~eSouhwest ouh usiana
Auguast I.-Meting at the "HIgh
Sehooat 3sPm. Auto ride at 5p.m.
at ~ecttiv: sesslon 8$. m.
e Agust 1.-Meeting atO a.in. Znter.
ci. tsilmnt al the' El1fis' Iome at 8p. m.
I~. O~ ti*Mt sl b
Ealf~ j ~tp*te
$ ~ .c"
,largest stoeck 0of Fli a ,d W'int er1,
brought to Wlh;hihwhi
arse of -afew wi~~.adikQ(
,for this imme:nse k, w _
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r+ 3' "
Juts for the
*ure& P: ~i~
3 ,: o i... fr • • ..+ ;i.:r ^-.
$15.00 Suits now $11.00
, $20.00 Suits now $16.00 i
, $22.50 Suits now $18.50 i
and all other suits in the house at a like reduction.
This great reduction in the price of strictly first-i
class suits that are nobby and strictly up-to date is
made necessary on our part in order to clear out
our entire stock of summer wear before we receive
our Fall and Winter Goods.
S It has been our policy for years to carry no
suits over from one season to the next, therefore
we are now offering these suits at a Great Sacri
fice in order to live up to our practice.
X $1.75 and $2 Values, now $1.25 'y.
$3.00 Values, now - - $2.25 :
$3.50 Values, now - - $2.50.1
Ladies' and Children's Shoes, in
low and high cuts, at a
i BEST VALUES ALWAYS AT i:
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI,
LIVE STOGK MARKET,
Demand for Cattle of all Kind
Strong-Hogs all Sheep Hold.
ing their Own.
SKansas.City Stock Yards, July 26,
After grass cattle begin to run to
market in the summer and fall there is
a natural expansion in the demand that
absorbs the increasing supply without
any radical effect on prices., This
season there promises to be a better
demand from all sources than usual.
Commission men believe the low time
has been passed on stock cattle and
feeders at Kansas city, Judging from
the large number of inquiries received
here, respecting prospects for cattle
thistall, from Illinois, Iowa and other
msetions. Those parts of -Arkansas
located in the free area may, of course
ship their cattle to the native division
at Kansas City, and geta chance there
fe sell to country buyers.
attlUe from Green Porest soldhere
this wedt to eauatrk buyers, stock
steers, 188. pounds, at -$6.2S, otl,ýrs
weighing'- o poiumds at $8.2, and stock
cows, 703 pounds, at-$4.?. Cattle from
below the tick line in Arkansas and
Loiusiana, which sell In the Southern
lDivision here, will alsg receive, benefit
from the heavy country demand, which.
leaves fewer cattle for the killers than
in an ordinary season. Four cars of
steers froRi DefRider,, I,,' sold here
Monday in the SoutherUn Mvign at
SS., weighing Ii pounds. These
atlewere. produced with minimum
e Rotand epense. Cows and betters
romCtotter, Ar kasas, adld ati.09 and
r5e xespectively, samea day, and
tier if Pryatt, Araeas:a brought
A po Nb are hlaingaup ell
ensi to be safely sntreched with
bask 4g arouoal $t. goonm light
G the bil4 here
ivieie`tb trgh e atrie `id tisd
W biotio t st.9 brugh
alt.! - -X& ·p·and 1^rI
t it I 'V
THE SCHOOL FUND
The several committees appointed by
the school boards of the parishes which
originally constituted old Calcasien ua
mgt at the office of the superintendent
of Calcasieu for the purpose of deciding
upon a plan of the division of funds.
On motion, duly ,seconded, Mr. Mc.
Neese was made chairman of the meet.
ing, and L. D. McCollister, secretary.
After considerable discussion Mr.
Booze, of Jeft Davis parish, moved that .
the superintendents of the foll' parish
es, together with Mr. McNeese sit as
a committee to ascertain the enouner
ation of each new parish fromdatan '
the Calcasieu office. This was seconied
by Mr. Shaw and the same carried.
This data was for the beueft of the
state in distributing funds to the tiT -
parishes until the next enumeratll ias
is taken.in 1915.
Superintengent Arnette moved tat ~
all indebtedness against the tour
parishes be wiped out and that the
assets then be divided according to .the
assesased valuation of the property of
the same. Superintendent McColihster
seconded this motion and the same was
I animously carried.
Mr. McNeese presented a clafmeor
his salary during the month of July
since he had been held ion officefat
time. . '
SMr. Boozemoved that iCr, McNlie
be paid $300 for his services lasiu19 d
Shis regular salary. This as lbuly s
seconded and carried by ans. aU aiub :
'i Mr. Gauthier was employed to*.el .
B the books up and get qverythinglVi4a..'
Sshape for tUhe bodkkeepers of tie i 7
It was doved and csMr4ie thatMllea
I sleubear her lirt of the exp mWt a n -
1 January to July. The per dbas,.
peqases of: the joint commlttIa te s
p.ordered paid outof the general,' -s
.and the vzpeases of the ltutpenS pd*
etis .for eritng on .the('eBisan
s tioned committee.
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