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The Lower Coast Gazette.
DEVOTED TO THE INTERESTS OF THE LOWER COAST AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE, FISHERIES AND COMMERCE.
VOLUME I. POINTE-A-LA-HACHE, LA., SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1909. NUMBER 46.
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SUGAR CROP SHORT
'CANE YIELD HEAVY BUT 8ACG,
CHARINE IS LIGHT.
Large Platers Who Study Situation
are Inclined to Blame the
September Storm.
Baron Rougo.--('ane grinding that
has been done on a number of su
gar places In this section has dem
onstrIated tIat the September storm
damage was not in broken cane, but
in the loss of saccharine caused by
the uproo:ting and stripping of the
storm.
('ane that should yield 150 pounds
of saccharine to the ton, and which
did yield that amount last year, is
producing an average of only about
95 pound.4, and the manager of one
of the large sugar p4antations, who
last year made a total of 250,000,000
pounds of sugar, this year will not
make over 150,000 pounds, judging
from the present yield of a ton per
acre.
The tonnage is as large, or even
larger than last year, but many of
the planters report a similar falling
off in saccharine, and think it is due
to the fact that much of the cane
was disturbed at a critical period of
its growth.
BANKER TALKS CROPS.
Shows That Country Benefits From
Greater Diversification.
Baton Rouge.-Setting forth in the
clearest possible way what has been
done this year by people of Natch
Itoches, in spite of the weevil, a let
ter from S. W. 11ill, a large planter
of Natchitoches and a banker to C.
K. Smith, cashier of th People's Bank
of St. Francisville, West Feliciana
Parish, has attracted attention.
Two years ago it was thought that
cotton farming in Natchitoches was
out of the question. In his letter on
conditions to-day, Mr. Hill says:
"Our plantations have been con
verted into hay fields, cattle and hog
pastures. Where before not enough
corn was raised to make meal for
the place, to say nothing about the
feeding of stock, every barn and crib
is full and some being sold. Where
before the farmer turned his stock
in his field and let them destroy and
trample down worlds of peas and
pumpkins, he is now gathering them
and pulling the vines for hay. Where
before he bought all his meat' from
the packing house, you will find he
has a pasture full of fine stock, and I
on Saturday, instead of issuing ra- t
tions of Chicago bacon, he is selling
his negroes fresh meat at almost
half the cost of bacon.
"We have a corn elevator at Lake
End, on the Natchitoches branch,
that has been running for forty days
at full capacity, and is, I undestand, E
distributing thousands of dolars in t
that section of the country for corn. I
Tis was once a $50,000 oil mill, but
I dare say it will do better as a grain '
elevator than it did as an oil mill.
"Our people are going to make
some money this year. We are mak
ing a good average half crop of cot
ton, which means about 15,000 bales
for this pariah. In the best cotton
season we ever had we only made
25,000 bales, and then they planted
the fence rows and river banks. We
are making this 15,000 bale crop on
half the acreage that was planted
in the old way.
"The banks went right along help
lag our people, but we made them 4
diversify, thus enabling them to gd
ahead, even if their cotton did fail.
Our lands went down wrere there t
was absolutely no market for them, t
and now they are back to their old i
value very nearly-that is, river land.
Of course, the idea of making cotton v
on low, stiff lands, surounded by d
woods will have to be abandoned. a
You must have light, loamty or sandy c
coil-something that will make your
cotton mature quickly.
"Our people have got their nerve r
back and have gone to work, and, P
with any sort of favorable season,
we will never haire any more crop l
failures in this section. You have to 0
go through it all to appreciate the 5'
change, and when other sections fol- tt
low suit by adopting the diversity of
crope plan they will be better off." A
Louisiana Peanuts Go to Virginia.
Rplstin.-Shipping peanuts from
this section to an oil manufactbry at d
Wakefleld, Va., in carload lots with
In the past few days has given the t
"goober" Industry quite an impetus,
and plans are under way for a lar
ger acreage next season. The price ti
paid by a representative of the oil 11
company was 85 cents per bushel.
Frank Talbert, who lives near Vien-a
na, disposed of 600 bushels at this n
price. He had approximately 32 P
acres in peanuts, and it is estimated t
that the hay from the vines is well
worth $450, which pays for the mak. et
ing of the crop. e
Condition of State Treasury. Ic
Baton Rouge.--The statement ofi
the condition of the finances of the
State Treasury for the beginninng
of the month of November were an.
nounced by Treasurer Steele, show
ing a total of $935,987.74 on deposit
In fiscal agent banks in the coun
try, and $685,987.74 in the New Or- !
leans banks, divided as follows: New B
Orleans National Bank, $198,917.54;
IHibernia Buank and Trust Company, I
!193f,154.1; Whitne.VCeutral, 1$4, re
.1R41.
SANDERS' GOOD ROADS PLAN.
Committee Investigates Work and
AC,. Makes Favorable Report.
Natchitoches.-Too much emphasis
cannot be placed on the action of
tion the police jury in adopting the San
ders' plan of good roads building.
The committee of four members of
the jury, apointed at the October
meeting, to make a thorough inves
:hat tigation of the operations under the
s5- Sanders plan in DeSoto and Ouchita
em Parishes, submitted an unanimous re
Orm port indorsing the plan, and suggest
but ed that the ordinance be passed in
by full acordance with the plans as pre
the viously outlined.
The report of the committee was
ads unanimously adopted. An ordinance
rich carrying into effect the report of the
is committee, and which binds the jury
out to the Sanders' plan of good' roads,
one was then adopted. The result was
vho greeted by applause from the large
000 number of citizens who had gathered
not to hear the proceedings. There is
ing said to be a feeling of general sat
per isfaction in the action of the po
lice jury.
ven
of MOTHERS' CONGRESS MEETS.
ing
lu, First Biennial Convention Shows Big
Inc Increase in Membership.
of Shreveport.-The first biennial
convention of the Louisiana Congress
of Mothers at this place showed a
remarkable growth in menmber lip
and interest. The following officers
for the next to years were chosen:
om Mrs. J. C. Clayton, of Rustin, presi
dent; Mrs. Sophie B. Wright, of New
Orleans, ]st vice president; Mrs.
the George D. Moore, of New Orleans,
a 2nd vice president; Mrs. John D.
ch- Wilkinson, of Shreveport, 3rd vice
let- president; Mrs. Frank Degarmo, of
ter Shreveport, honorary vice president;
C. DMrs. Samuel S. Hunter, of Shreve
nk port, treasurer; Mrs. Alice St. Mar
,na tin, of New Orleans, corresponding
secretary; Mrs. J. C. Andrews, of
tat Alexandria, recording secretary; Mrs.
,as Graham Surglman, of Monroe, audi
on tor.
Mrs. George D. Moore, represent
)n- ing the President's Club of New Or
og leans, read a paper in which she ex
gh plained that several new schools had
'or been established through the co-op
he ertion of the forty odd clubs of the -
-lb crescent city, and predicted that the t
re salaries of teachers will be increas
ck ed through similar co-operation.
ad Dr. Randall Hunt, of the Caddo
ad School board, delivered the feature
;m address, in which he urged the wom
re en to correct the mistake of having
m children enter school before they are
he 10 years old, saying that they are f
ad physically unfitted for study before c
-a. that age.
,st Institute Was Well Attended. i
Covington.-The first teachers in- t
ke stitute of the term at this place was t
h, largely attended, and all present were d
ys gratified with the progress of the S
d, session and its many benefits to the i
in teachers. Superintendent Peters em- g
n. phasized the necessity for active co- S
ut operation by the teachers with the it
In work outlined by the board, and in
1i. sated that the board and all its em- y
ployes are co-workers in giving the
parish the best possible school. He a
spoke of the plans and liberality of $
the board and said that the law re- g
quiring teachers to attend the insti- a
tutes would be enforced. t
l Prof. Peters also spoke at length
in regard to the duties of teachers in tl
keeping the school buildings and the
grounds in prime condition. tl
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P + LOUISIANA AT A GLANCE. + tl
t +++++++++++++++++++ b
i. Rice and peanut exhibits were fea-.
*s tured at the State Fair in Louisiana
n, to show the diversification of crops
Id in the northern part of the state.
d. The Southern Conservation fCon
n vention, in session at New Orleans,
y decided upon a strong central body,
, and the same will be formed in that
y city early in January. p
r Fire at Plaquemine destroyed the a
water and light plants, church and le
o parsonage, residences and newspa- P
, per office, entailing a loss of $25,000. ,
, The Calcasieu poultry show at L
p Lake Charles was something to crow
o over. The poultry industry in that
e section of the state is increasing ma
1. terially each year.
If The Louisiana Christian MiF$;lon
Association held its annual conven
tion at Sheveport. M
State Superintendent of Instrac
tion T. H. Harris delivered an ad
Sdres to the students of the state C
1L university, telling of his recent trip K
to the agricultural schools of the li
Northwest. or
r From reports received by regis- C
e trars of voters, registration is very R
i light. Many are not familiar with ki
Sthe fact that it will be necessary for ti
. all voters to register this year, as
Snone of the registration lists of the
2 past four years will be allowed to
Sstand.
1 Louisiana spent $3,572,589.42 for
t. educational purposes in the fiscal c
year just closed. i
A dispatch from Natchitochehs of
importance to hunters states that
licenses have been granted to 1,116
nlmrods this season. e
g The 1909 cotton crop in Louisianaw
. Is only 273,777 bales, according to the Si
. State Board of Agriculture. or
It For the fifth time, cracksmen using
. the same tools stolen from a black- e
Sspith shop, attacked the postofice at
SBreaux Bridge.
The open season for quail shooting
r, began November 1, and sportsmen
. report plenty of the feathered tribe br
a the lelds.
SUWHITES ONLY TO VOTE
and
SENATOR CULLOX WOULD ELIM
is INATE THE NEGRO.
lan
Declares That the South Believes in
of the Republican Doctrine of
her a Protective Doctrine.
the Washington. - Senator Shelby M.
ita Cullom, of Illinois, chairman of the for
re- eign relations committee, has two politi
6- cal ideas.
in One of these is that if the negro did
)We- not vote in the South all the Southern
States would join the Republican party.
vas The other is that the negroes ought
nee to be permitted to vote everywhere else,
ilie including the State of Illinois.
"iy Mr. Cullom, talking on these subjects,
,ds said in ,part:
vas "P'rsident Taft is showing wisdom in
rge his Southern tour. Mr. Taft is ming
red ling with the Southern people in order
l5 that he may get better acquainted with
at- them and they with him.
Po- "Of course, the president doesn't in
tend to surrender any principle, but at
the same time he is willing to make con
cessions to the Southern people commen
surate with any fair sense of justice.
3ig "And likewise does he intend to eradi
cate the Mason and Dixon line. In my
ial opinion, he is just the man for that task
'S and if he doesn't accomplish it, to a cer
a tain degree at least, I shall be sadly mis
IIp taken.
"rs "That line must be wiped out at some
era or another, that much is a certainty,
i- and I can't see any logical reasons why
"w the proper action shouldn't come right
CC now. There are several States in the
ass South simply ripe for falling into the
D. Republican column.
ice "Eliminate the negro from politics in
of the South-give that section of the
it; country an exclusively white ballot, or
0e- a franchisement, which shall mean an
1r- absolute and unequivocal white suprem
ng acy in the management of its whole af
of fairs, and there's not a State below the
rs. Mason and Dixon line which will not be
di- found in the Republican column of the
electoral college.
it- "The whole South believes in and
)r- really needs the enforcement of the Re
x- publican doctrine of a protective tariff.
ad Therefore, the people of that section
P- would like to vote in behalf of candidates
he -congressional, national and State-
be who would support such a policy."
1S
io TARIFF BILL IS A FAILURE
nl. Treasury Must Issue Certificates of
ig Indebtedness.
re Washington.-Treasury officials who a
re few weeks ago declared that the issue
ce of certificates of indebtedness was un
likely, and were inclined to expressions
of felicity upon the then pleasing pros
pect, are constrained to change their
n- tune. The failure of the Aldrich-Payne
as tariff bill as a sufficient revenue pro
re ducer means that the administration will
1e soon be forced to issue certificates of
10 indebtedness, owing to the continued
n- growth of the treasury deficit and the
o. steady decline in the working balance
le in the treasury.
n- The Payne-Aldrich tariff law is not
n- yielding the revenues predicted by its
te framers. There is a deficit for the four
le months of this fiscal year of nearly
of $24,000,000. The total balance in the
e- general fund is only $88,000,000. Of this
I- amount only $29,000,000 is actually in
the treasury offices. National banks
h hold $50,000,000, and $6,000,000 is inr
a the Philippine Islands.
e Consequently, it is not possible for
the government to come to the aid of
the banks by making more deposits. On
Sthe other hand, it is more likely that 5
4the government will be calling on the a
Sbanks for funds. There are now $648,. v
530,000 2 per cent. bonds in the treasury 11
as security for bank circulation. g
BIG BOAT LINE PLANNED.
Capt. Leyhe Contemplates Revival of I
St. Louis-New Orleans Trade. P
it St. Louis, Mo.-Capt. W. Leyhe, the
packet company's agent, announces that
Sa number of large shippers of New Or
d leans and St. Louis are urging him to
. put a steamboat into the long abandoned
D. regular packet trade between these two
Spoints, and will make his decision when
the steamboat Grey Eagle reaches here
from her trip to New Orleans with the
Taft deep waterways fleet.
"NEAR BEER" LOSES.
Man Is Guilty Whether or Not He Knows
SLiquor Intoxicating.
- ~T6jiea, "an.-TIiE Stite Supreme ti
e Court decided in a case appealed from
P Kansas City that when a man sells b
e liquor he is presumed to know whether N
or not it is intoxicating. H. Lingner & rI
4. Company was convicted of selling liquor, i
y and set up the defense that they did not si
l know it was intoxicating. The convie- a
r tion was affirmed.
s te
e Curtailing Cotton Goods. w
S New Bedford, Mass.-More than 17,-r i
000 cotton mill operatives in this city a
r were Saturday notified the production of .
1 cotton cloth in their respective mills i
will be curtailed by two hours per week. *
t Banana Custard.
6 Two tablespoonfuls cornstarch blend
ed in a little cold water, one cupful 3
a white sugar, one-third cupful butter.
B Stir together ;nd pour on gradually
one quart of boiling water, stirring
constantly. Add the yolks of three i
eggs beaten light, and keep over fire 0
t until thick. When cold add four or
five bananas sliced fine; put in cups 
Sor pudding pan. Beat the whites of st
Sthree eggs, with three tablespoonfuls
of sugar, spread over the top and C
brown in hot oven. This can be fi, ie
rored wlth elther 9rQ pe or lqmqfl . I
END OF THE POLAR CONTROVERSY IN SIGHT
(Copyright, 1908.)
p".,
-s
A Game Has Been Invented Whereby Each Person May Work Out for MirW.
self the Question as to Who Really Discovered the Pole.
COMING DOWN RIVER
WATERWAYS MEN TO GO FROM
ST. PAUL TO NEW ORLEANS.
Accompanied by Senators and Con
gresemen-Missouri, Mississippi
and Ohio Will Be Inspected.
St. Paul, Minn.-The National Wa
terways Commission Saturday started
down the Mississippi river on the gov
ernment snagboat David Tipton. The
counmission is expected to reach New
Orleans about November 18.
Six senators and the same number of
representatives make up the commis
sion.
Congressman Stevens, concerning the
trip, said:
"We have two years in which to com
pile the full report. Between now and
January 1 we shall study not only the
Mississippi from St. Paul to the mouth,
but also the Ohio, the Missouri and
Eastern and Southern waterways. Our
full report will cover not merely the
subject of navigation, but the whole
question of the conservation of our wa
ter resources, including water power and
forestry and every other economic phase
that suggests itself."
HATFIELD GETS FIVE YEARS
Makes Earnest Appeal to the Court
in His Own Behalf.
Los Angeles.-With an eloquent plea
that he had committed a crime and was
willing to take his medicine, but implor
ing the court to release him from prison
before he became a gray-haired old man,
J. W. Hatfield, one of the last survi
vors of the famous Hatfield-McCoy feud
in Kentucky, and a rough rider who
fought at San Juan, told Judge Davis in
the superior court that he had run away
with 14-year-old Pearl Eastman, because
he wanted to marry her. He was sen
tenced to five years in San Quentin, the
minimum under the law.
Hatfield's brief and simple recital of
the story of his life brought team to the
eyes of the listeners.
"I have done wrong," the prisoner
said, "I want to be sentenced, judge,
and to serve a prison term; but I don't
want to come out from prison a white
haired man. I want a chance to be a
good citizen and to help my old mother
when I come out.
"I want to marry this girl. She was
willing, but her grandparents would not
let us. I was a hired man on their
place at Ventura. When her grandfa
ther opposed our marriage, we ran away.
Back in Kentucky that was no crime."
GIVES MILLIONS TO CHARITY
J. S. Kennedy Leaves Thirty Million
To Religion and Education.
New York.-Starting as an errand boy
in Glasgow, Scotland, John Stuart Ken
nedy died in New York, October 31,
worth $60,000,000. His will, filed for
probate Friday by Robert W. DeFord
est, one of his executors and who drew
the Scotchman's last testament, be
queathed $30,000,000 to public chari
ties.
Mr. Kennedy had risen from errand
boy to shipping clerk when he came to
New York nearly sixty years ago as the
representative of a Scotch shipping firm.
lie made his fortune mainly through
shrewd and far-sighted railroad invest
ments.
He leaves a little more than a quar
ter of his entire estate to his wife, Em
ma B. Kennedy, who survives him, a
little more than a quarter to relatives
and friends, and gives something less
than one-half to various charitable, re
ligious, benevolent and educational In
stitutions.
BIO MAIL ROBBERY.
Mail Pouch Containing $25,000 to $50,
000 Stolen.
Chicago.-Theft of a mail pouch be
lieved to hare contained between $25,
000 and $50,000 in express and postof
fice money orders was revealed Friday
through the cashing of several of the
stolen orders in Chicago. The rifled bag
was discovered by a farmer boy in a
corn field near Tolona, Ill. Secret serv
Ice operatives and postoffice inspltors
are pearching for the robbers.
TAFTI CAPTURES "REBS"
12 KU-KLUX AND SECESSIONISTS
THROWN IN FOR MEASURE.
L- President Shook Hands Alternately
With Confederates and 0.
A. R. Veterans.
g. Birmingham, Ala. - President Taft
d brought his twenty hours' stay in Birm
ingham to a close Wednesday afternoon
e and left for Macon, Ga..
S In his principal Birmingham address,
delivered to an immense and an unusual
,f ly demonstrative crowd, the president
. expressed again his good will toward
the South. While doing so, an old,
gray-bearded man in the crowd called
out:
"God bless you! We all love you!"
A broad grin came over the president's
face as he turned and replied:
e "That reminds me of the old quotation,
d 'It may be all right to dissemble your
love, but why did you kick me down
.r stairs?'
e "But I have no fault to find on that
e score," added the president.
One of the prettiest incidents of the
d day occurred as the president was leav
ing the luncheon. The way from the
clubhouse to the waiting automobile was
lined on one side by veterans of the
Confederate army and on the other side
hy men of the Grand Army of the Re
public. As he passed down the avenue
t formed by the grizzled old soldiers, Mr.
Taft stopped to shake hands alternately
with each one.
As he shook hands with one of the
Confederates the old fellow said:
"Mr. President, you have captured the
secessionists, the Ku-Klux and the cranky
' Democrats, all of them."
SUES HER BEAUTY DOCTOR
Mrs. Houghton, Half Rejuvenated,
Wants Job Completed.
New York.-Like the heroine in last
year's novel who found herself only half
rejuvenated when her beauty 'doctor
suddenly died, Mrs. Ella Houghton, a
Swealthy widow, appeared in court as
complainant against her face beautifier,
r who refused to finish the job.
aMrs. IIoughton was two faced--on one
side was the pink of youth on a plump,
rosy cheek, on the other side the sal
lowness of forty on a fleshless, loose
skin. Mrs. Houghton wanted both cheeks
evened up.
SMrs. Ella Harris of California ef
fected the astonishing change in Mrs.
Houghton's physiognomy. She balked
in the middle because her "subject" re
fused to exhibit herself as a living "dem
onstration of the success of her art in
banishing crow's feet and obtrusive
wrinkles." She wanted Mrs. Houghton
to live up to her agreement and make
customers for her by making a living
exhibition of herself.
Whitla Reward Allotted.
Harrisburg, Pa.-In a statement is
sued Friday, Attorney-General Todd
makes these allotments of- the reward
of $15,000 offered by the State for the
apprehension and conviction of the per.
son or persons who abducted Willie
SWhitla: Patrick O'Reilly, Cleveland,
$5,000; William H. Ilunley, Cleveland,
$2,000; T. C. Cochran, Mercer, Pa., $500;
Q. A. Gordon, Mercer, Pa., $500; Mar
tin Crain, Sharon, Pa., $100; pension
fund of Cleveland police department, $6,
900.
Courts Exclude Lodge Signals.
Philadelphia.-For giving to his jur
ors "the distress signal" of a secret so
ciety to which he belonged, Adolph Mos
kovitz, plaintiff in a litigation involving
a small amount of money, was sent to
pison for contempt of court. The jury
found in his favor, and 'the judge im
mediately ordered him locked up.
FEARS MOB OF NEGROES.
Said to Be Organizing to Release Alf.
Hunter From Jail.
Enid, Okla.--Sheriff Campbell has
placed extra guards around the county
jail to forestall the work of a mob of
negroes that is said to be organiizng tc
release from the jail Alf. Hunter, a
negro, under death sentence for the mur
der of Sheriff Garrison of Oklahoma
county. The sheriff has heard rumors
that a mpb is being planned by the
blaeks .
GAYNUlI THE WINNER
TAMMANY LOSES CONTROL OF
BOARD OF ESTIMATE.
Tom Johnson Dereated-Amendment
Disfranchising Negroes Seems to
Have Lost in Maryland.
New York.-uTanmany elek-ts taynor
mayor by at least 70,(o() najorit , but
it loses control of the Iboard ,f c.timate
through the defeat of its candidates for
compttroller, president. of the board of
aldermen anil precshlent of the borougi
of Manhattan. Tatinmmany also loses its
candidate for district attcrnev.
1 p)'Statc.- lepublicans elect mayrrs
of Allbany, lIochelqter and Syvracnse, while
Democrats elect mnay,,rs of ltIIl';alo, I.l
nmira, Sehnectadly and a number of the
smaller tolwns.
Malssachnsetts.-Draper, g,)vcrnor. and
entire state lhlpublican ticket elected lby
majorities less than 10,1000.
California.-l)istrict Attorney leney
defeated and union labor candidate
elected mayor of San Francisco. The
"grafters" again in the saddle.
Ohio.--Ton Johnson defeat ed for
mayor of ('leveland. BrandI \Vhitlock
elected mayor of Toledo, ('ox lilepu
lican maclhine elects nmIyor of Cincin
nati.
MIaryhl nd.- ('onstitut itnal amendmient
disfranchising negroes has prob.ably Ieen
defeated.
TS Kentucky.-The I)emncrats recaptlure
Louisville, electing Ilead eoever Mayor
G(rinstead. I)emntocrats will control next
Legislature, against \\illso>n, the Ile
ly publican governor.
Pennsylvania.--Reform candidate in
Philadelphia snoewed undler-whole Ite
publican state ticket elected.
aft Illinois.-Four counties vote dry, as
rm l did fourteen towns. Five towns voted
)on wet.
Indiana.-R1epulblicans capture Indian
ass, apolis. alan who sat on lid in :Evans
ral- ville defeated.
ent
ird MAY SCOURGE UNITED STATES
led
Rigorous Measure Must Be Taken tc
Stop Spread of Pellagra.
It's Columbia, S. C.-"While we regard
Mr. Rockefeller's princely gift for the
on, eradication of the hook worm at its
)ur true value, we say oneur million dollars
cn- for the battle against the disease eof
pellegra wonuld hbe far more valuable,"
,at declared Col. E. J. Watson, South Caro
lina's commissioner of agricultcre, coum
the merce andl industries, in an address on
av* the economic factors in the pellagra
the problem in South Carolina, before the
rae first national conference on pellagra,
the which opened here Wednesday, with an
ide attendance of three hundred prominent
Re- physicians and scientists representing
tue more than a third of the States and the
dr. United States government. Colonel \\'at
ely son has made a careful study of pellagra
because of the generally accepted theory
the that it is due to the consumption of im
pure corn and corn products. lie declared
;he that not only the Federal geovernment.
ky but the corn consuming States as well,
must put into force a rigorous insplection
of corn and corn products.
IR In this view, Colonel Watson has the
support of the eminent lphysicians and
scientific investigators attending the con
d, ference. All agree that radical measures
must be taken, and without dtlelay, to
at prevent the spread of this disease.
or STUDYING SOUTH'S ROADS
Government Engineers Will Tour
Southern States.
ne Washington.-The I)eleartment of Ag
ip, riculture today started a road engineer
al- and a photographer out onil a trip
se through the South for the purpose of
ks studying the present status of road
building and maintenance throughout the
ef- Southern states.
rs. The party will follow the line of the
ed Southern Railway through Virginia,
re North Carolina, Tennessee amnd Alabama
mn to Memphis, thence down through the
in D)elta country to New Orleans, and
ye thence through Misissisippi, Alabama,
on Georgia anti Florida.
ke From the standpoint of the road Ieuild
ng er, the tour will be exceedingly instruc
tive, as it will afford opportunity for a
comparative study of crushed stone,
gravel, sand, clay, shell anti other types
is- of road, under various conditions and
rd climate, topography andti traffice. The
rd use of convict laleor in road work also
he will be made the subject of careful study,
,r- as well as the economic results following
lie the expenditure of large sumns of money
d, for road building in many of the South.
Id, ern states.
r- SEND WIRELESS 4,305 MILES.
6,. San Francisco.-AlI wireless records
were broken last night when the steamer
Korea flashed a message which was re.
ceived by the operators at both the far
rellone station and the Russell lill sta.
r- tion, this city, from a distance of 4,3:'5
-miles. The operator at Russell Hill
sC ment an acknowledgment, which was also
8 received by the Korea. The message
to from thle steamer react:
ry "November 2, . p.m., 2,205 miles west
T of Honolulu. In touch with Japan to
night.-Korea."
JAPANESE GET MEDAL.
if. Struck at Philadelphia Mint as Gift to
Mikado.
as Washington.-The mint officers at
by Philadelphia struck off as a present for
of the mikado a gold medal about the size
to of the Fulton-lludson medal. It was
a presented to the chairin of the .Japi
I1 anese visiting commercial delegation by
Ia an official of the State Department, who
ra made it clear that the presentati was
W not official in any way. The medal bears
Inscriptions of peace aqd good will.
TRUTHFUL ADVERTISING
THE BASIS OF SUCCESS.
Since the Ingredients Entering Peruna
Are Known, Its Power as a Catarrh
t Remedy and Tonic is
Understood.
COLUMBUS, OHIO.-The ac
tive ingredients entering the most
popular household remedy in the
)r world have been made known to
the public. This means a newera
in the advertising of popular fam
"i ily medicines-Peruna leads.
Peruna contains among other
things, golden seal, powerful in its
effect upon the mucous mem
branes. Cedron seed, a rare
medicine and unsurpassed tonic.
1- Cubebs, valuable in nasal catarrh
e and affections of the kidneys and
bladder. Stone root, valuable for
t the nerves, mucous membranes
Y as well as in dropsy and indi
gestion.
HOT FLASHES
ALMOST GONE
Woman in Aurora Gets Relief from
Troubles by Takiag Cardui,
the Woman's Tonic.
Aurora, Ind.-"I was suffering from
t the change and had those hot flashes
. and severe backache all the time. At
times I could hardly straighten up.
' "I read about Cardul and got a bot
tle from our druggist and it helped
me at once. Now the hot flashes have
8 almost gone and I feel much better.
d "I have recommended Cardui to sev
eral lady friends."
v You need not be afraid to take Car
e dui, whenever you feel that you need
a tonic. Its use will not interefere with
that of any other medicine you may
be taking. Its action is very gentle
and without any bad after-effects. Be
ing purely vegetable and non-intoxi.
c cating, Cardui can safely be taken by
young and old, and can do nothing but
d good.
S ('ardul acts on woman's constitu.
l tion, building up womanly strength,
N toning up womanly nerves, regulating
f womanly organs. Half a century of
success, with thousands of cures, sim.
Sihlar to the one described above, amply
r. prove its real, scientific medicinal
n merit.
a You are urged to take Cardul, the
e wo;man's tonic. It will help you.
I, N'OTi'-The Cardul Home Treatment
Sfor 11 omen, consists of Cardul ($1),
ltThedford'H, Black-Draught (ece), or
t 'elivo 150e), for the liver, and Cardal
AtlisIeptli (i0e). These remedies may
be taken singly, by themselves if de..
d sired, or three together, as a complete
treatment for women's Iilm. Write toe
I.:dles' Advisory Dept., Chattaaooga
'Medicine Co., Chattanooga, Tena., for
y Specinl Instructlons, and 64-page book,
"iionie 'treantent for Women," seat ia
plain wrapper, on request.
HAS ITS GOOD POINTS.
"One nice thing 'bout shootin' pheas
ants durin' th' open season is that you
kin bring 'em home in broad daylight,
I and you don't have to divvy up with
no game constable so's he'll keep
Shis mnouth shut."
As to the Hessian Fly.
The lessian fly is a German product
which was conceived in iniquity and
borin in sauerkraut. It is a long, rangy
fly with a bite like a steel trap, and it
Slays a pale blue, oblong egg at the
rate of 30,000 an hour. The Hessian
Ily will eat anything from decayed
custardtl pie to a glass Inkwell, but its
favorite dish is the double neck of a
Sfat gent. This bird can perform a
t.wo-step on sticky fly-paper without
I crooking its toes, and is proof against
rough on rats, the daisy fly killer, and
a strychnine hypodermic. No Hessian
fly was ever known to die of anything
but old age, which accounts for the
Scolor of its whiskers. If it ever fas
tens upon your jowl, it will stay until
I removed by the undertaker.-Man
chester (la.) Press.
SOME HARD KNOCKS
Woman Gets Rid of "Coffee Heart."
The injurious action of Coffee on the
heart of many persons Is well known
by physicians to be caused by caf
f'eine. This is the drug found by chem
ists in coffee and tea.
A woman suffered a long time with
severe heart trouble and finally her
doctor told her she must give up cof
fee, as that was the principal cause
of the trouble. She writes:
"My heart was so weak it could not
do its work properly. My husband
would sometimes have to carry me
fromn the table, and it would seem that
I would never breathe again.
"The doctor told me that coffee was
causing the weakness of my heart. He
said I must stop it, but it seemed I
could not give it up until I was down
in bed with nervous prostration.
"For eleven weeks I lay there and
suffered. Finally Hlusband brought
home some Postum and I quit coffee
and started new and right. Slowly I
got well. Now I do not have any head
aches, nor those spells with weak
heart. We know it is Postum that
helped me. The Dr. said the other day,
'I never thought you would be what
you are.' I used to weigh 92 pounds
and now I weigh 158.
"Postum has done much for me and
I would not go back to coffee again
for any money, for I believe it would
kill me if I kept at it. Postum must
be well boiled according to directions
on pkg., then it has a rich flavour
and with cream is fine."
Read "The Road to Wellvtlle," found
in pkgs. "There's a Reason."
Ever read the above letter? A new
one nnpearm from time to time. They
are genulpe, trut, iad full of umIaS
latereat,

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