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The Lower oast Gazet e
VOL. VI. POINTE-A-LA-HACHIE, LOUISIANA, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 1914., . 48.
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ALL OVER LOUISIANA
O0OSEVELT IN F
A AY'S CAMPAIGN
PROGRESSIVE' LEADER TOURS L
THE THIRD LOUISIANA
Wstern Newýaper Union News Seiee. I
New Orleans.-Theodore Roosevelt
made a vliorous campaign in the g
Third Lotilsiana'congresitonfl district tl
September. 8, returning to New Or- p
le0a at night and left for New York. tl
1e put in a busy day from thetime a
be left bhlgcar at Franklin early in the I
morniag, and marched afoot through b
S-1 treets to the courthouse, where he 11
b:Sl his address at 8 o'clock. until Ii
.eleft New Orleans. o
eyait ,Franklin in an satpmobile, d
de:. ver d a short aLdress at Jeaner, a
. -tte :4$ iile sad a half outside of I
New K lwThta i+e up the machine fora s
h fi'r' 44re ;e n procession of hor0m
Ai W Into 1tha0 The trip baik tai I
SNew Orlg , train sand in the I
'i W 'er '$e hnspoke at least a
,store of times to gaill crowds that -
gatbpe4 m:lihrear oJ the train at'
.-. station, te
'a.ii pr bdwL thi senter of the Louis. 1
r :sles' sugar f0ir. I , and In ch ad.
e O*eat . theU h 1
.. whA '
PROBERS BEGIN 9
LIST OF FORTY WITNESSES SUM- OF
MONED FOR THE SESSION
Wtr Newspaper Unio Nws rwr S. We
Rayville.-The Legislative Investi- I
gating Commission appointed under he;
the Claiborne act last week arranged bu
preliminaries for beginning an inves- 10
tigation into the Tensas land deal rui
and adjourned to meet at Rayville is
Monday, when it was announced the cit
hearing of witnesses would begin. A
list of about forty witnesses, some tal
inside of the state and some outside nu
of it, was ordered summoned. It was dii
decided to invite Governor Hall to sii
appear before the commission in con- ca
Uection with the inquiry. There was Fl
no attempt made to enjoin the board. ex
'IThe commission began an examina
qth thi records of the sale of tr
public lend to te .Tepsas Delta Land E.
Compuy, but decided later to hear tic
Attorney GOeneral Pleasant, who was be
prdsent at the meeting to review the Pe
case. Col Pliaahts'i statemnent was bl
purely Informal anL did not go into as
the record. He revlewed the history al
of the land deal as set .out in the fo
matte's pleadings in the ' Federal tr
cf * di
Sipervisor of Public Accounts Mc- e8
prland wase preset and promised S1
-th: wheli the coiuntsion requires
-, i bi.tntn from ;his ce he will be T
The greater portion of the opening S
session was given over to adopting
of roc ve for all of the in
the botammssion. The pri -
tprovides tat in
of th board, but 01
t;t #ut'l of an out :the
seStb umma roxsI. The *
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QUA ANTINE THE A
ORANGE GROWERS' ARE MAKING
PLANS TO FIGHT JAPANESE
Western Newspaper Unlon News Service.
Baton Rouge. '- Orange growers
held a meeting in the Hibernia,Bank
building of New Orleans September
10 to adopt plans for fighting the eit
rus cancer, a Japanebe disease which t
is threatening the destruction of the c
citrust industry of Louisiana.
It is probable that steps will be c
taken to secure a quarantine against c
nursery stock from other states. The t;
disease is prevalent in' Texas, Missis- p
sippi and Florida. It is said to be
causing grave concern, particularly in c
Florida, where the citrus industry is v
The citrus cancer has made its en.
t~y into Louisiana only recently. Dr. I
E. S. Tuck4r of the Experiment Sta- r
tion staff was' called to the orange I
belt several weeks ago to look at a
peculiar futlgus growth which was
blighting the trees. He recognized it
as cancer, and advised the burning of ~
all trees affected, and also the ground
for- a considerable area around the
tree. Careful copperation in burning
diseased trees is neleded if the dis
ease is to be checked, the Experiment
Station offllals declare.
TO SUCCEED JUDGE SHELBY
Sqnator Thornton Mentioned for Fed- I
-eral Circuit Court of Appeals
W/ester Newspaper Union News service. .
New Orleans.--There, is conslder- 4
_able interest among lawyers ..asnd I
others th t 1 of . the erai~ .1
la :t" of penator orntoie i of
aLouisiana, and after -he1i ad jositive,
I stated that he would6Vtht cnls 0
the race, ,osap siubstitutidd he name
phit'b law ,iurtner, Judge H. H.
White of Alexandria. Fil6nds of the
latter now say that he will ` ot run.
Judge t it . P oster wasl' sp.ok of,
but it si said that he would not be
oousild t1 because he had beea op
Ponted td' te district bench as a
:d.gblteat. Thi leavesd as the oi4
;itio t ict14ate "from this state, for.
mtQ'ggsgio A. P."Pao, of' Lake,
3_ it nf ifs
GERMl RIGH A IND
ALLIES CLAIM SUCCESS ALONG
GREATER PART OF LONG
3, MASSED CORPS ATTACK
Heavy Storm Interfered with Both
Sides, But Allies Say it Bothered
Germans Most on Account of
Bordeaux.-An official communica
tion from the war otfice says:
"After five days' fighting the battle
of the Marne has turned inW favor of.
the French, and the German right and
center are now retreating.
"On the left wing our success be
comes more marked. Our progress
continues north of the Marne and in
the direction of Sabesons and Com
"The Germans hake abandoned a
considerable quanti `of munitions
with wounded and p roners. We have
taken another flag.I l
"The British army hp' captured 11
guns with other imrrtit. war mate
rial, and has made Asm 1,200 to 1,500
"At the.center th z has given "
way along tle, wh froent. between
Sezanne and Revin e has not yet j
recoiled in the Argo e ..
"In spite of-the hei efforts of our
troops throughaot five days of
battle, they still 10 e nergy to "fol j
low: the eneihy.
"On the right winfg(in Lorraine and
the Vosges) .there is thing new."
Furious- onslaught, sometimes by
the French- and a· : br ItheL Germans,
occurred about the of an ex- a
tensive line in the t of Vitry-le
The gtet Berino es commarsr - 1
t raie "(ro tid the ' a~rillery duel
eif'thde, poo,'ad bthe ar or duel.o
procee + all- day. It I believe' the
etirithe BMtanda suffered1 moe.:t than
ale ;terolm. the storm, a their.
with gacolut ne weressecuabered
and ammu inition wagons.
. AUSTRI . IAr ý,L E: RA6OW
a 'triasn efr a -ll -i.
t t avGinWy
f:. '' :it K u1ath n +Atts, rutdid
aie ..o t stor, their
wtth`ze~ng 9osiaflswere lcumbir
V~thbggagi and ammuitiowaos
iy ;o:~ esa, t
lb '~4eay.5*It. h
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EMPEROR OF JAPAN
Recent poriralt of the emperor- of
Japan, who -a,. the ally of Great Brlt
ain has entered the European war.
ALLIES ASSUME OFFENSIVE
Allies Greatly Strengthened by Rest
and Reinforcements-Britons Go
London.-The great and all conquer
ing imIerial Gesrman army of last
week is sorely beset retiring army now.
Tactics have. changed, defenders be.
come offenders. Allied retreats have
been turned into an allied advance. At
this distance a few bold facts stand
out clearly enough to permit a com
plete reconstruction of the. line ofi
What has lhappened appears to b+
bat watc e whk the
greit Germsan ra, likte some unwlynr
giant, has manetuered away -around
to the east of Paris, having apparent
ly as an objective the complee per
manent separatioi of the army of the
.east from the army of the nhrth, so
they could destroy each piecemeal. But
while gt been in p-rores, ,the
allfM -ave beOin pretting for a light,
ning -hange with ttemendoua energy.
Time an ddistance appear to have been
cial eorts indicate success
moements, t least for. the time- be='
ilLby the 'al atamies agast the
'Geis ', radon* 'reports :t> t the
Sr i te. l e e ad lrst the al
ih tnd on the line of
..tl. - ", ,tit :.ortn F:iis
of the siderlty ofte light
gInt;i ioampage ouatry, and rew
`ekaed owb dethftldes, thb
ilr to be = most imporr the
IW et ha i bime~a to get out of
TOe ~uslan troops still are engaged
'n thCbts the A istla
a ost ortI o and e
fir: t ieniiblemhas sno ee
i' lad the.in
'it t c t
A i~s-reL *
ACTION REMOVES PRIVILEGES EN
JOYED BY THE POWERS.
U. S. NOTIFIED.
POWERS` NOT CG- JULTED
Foreign Subjects No Longer' 1I En.
SJoy Extra Territorial Righ \sl
soerts Independence - FIt .
titled the United States and other
tions that she had abrogated the ser. :
o( conventions, treaties and pri vileg%'
originating as early as the eleveit:
century, whereby foreigners in the
Ottoman empire have been exempt
from local jurisdiction in civil and
criminal cases. Foreign subjects no
longer will enjoy what is known as
extra-territorial rights, through which
they have been tried by their own
judges, diplomatic representatives or
This practice, abolished by Japan
several years ago, through new treat- *
ies, Turkey has removed by a stroke
of' the pen. Her purpose, it is de
clared, is to assert her independence
and free herself from the domination
-of the great powers.
Upon the rights revoked has rested
the legal status of American mission
aries in Turkey, permitting them to
msaintain churches, hospitals and
schools in religious freedom.
RUSSIANS AT RAWA-RUSKA £
Austrians Defeated After Pour bays' ;
Battle-Clears Road to Berlin.
Many Thousands Killed.
Petrograd.-A final appalling defeat 1
was administered the Austrian army 1
by the Russians at Rawa-Ruska, 32 j
1flllesnorthwest of Lemberg, with the (
eqerlt that the last obstacles to the s
Russian advncee townd Berlin, now
that .Prsysmal and,Jarolow are com
the deumoralis tlon of the Austrian
armiy, which is now n- a desperate
sltuatin. Disheartened by 'costant
defeats and stuftering from- defection
of the various itationallties of which it
is composed, mptiny now has -added
its destructive influen.c and the deser
tlbons are many. Pestilence is spread
ing'through- the ranks and nnierous
.daths from ageasses are reported.
I It.tbhe .,attles at Iýmber,
Idics and "l iska the Austrians
bhve lost countless thousands in .dead
,~ + -Wdi deod ma more· than s90,e00
prisoners, besides suffering the loss
sof m fajor portion of their artillery
'and eq pipeanty1
L:, RusqsiaIs ow concentratin 8,500,
Pota.d and 'Uat ,Prussia, and the Cate
lias given olders that Berlin must be
taken .sat all costS..
.A.LiSt ADVANCE 37 MIllS
r Omrans Ae Pailling lack-Urlhs:
; Loss is Oftldally Plaed at 1M000.
Armis Relnforoed. -
SLon~don-Wh-ile the late atoiciald
teemspp that the e~ftrtasfoces
pte still fal back, frot the en.
d ainencement ta t the allies have gaijied
,i.btOt 3$1 ihilesj of territory In their
. lBthBriti sha,- end pre ch troops
.hah River Mi, ne; the
++ ts cab i4* men and guns. Ti
:,.krp 0! Brunsa and Vatq4.
d-e t-twteaw British
Cental Aouicao the empero,6
to a thb e Bitishotlei press bl b
bdtt nIea llebk to tlieltoiver lastom
it wei spa rte onrn the frontier beteena:
i thet British and GAetrman protertartes.
'm erincb Jaethim Albrecht of Prusal:
B hon of the -lt. Princ PrederletkAl
IC breit, regent of Bruis~lck and a see
a. an coulsin of the German emperor, has
if ~ obeen w onted i e no battle
n- Bothi the German aend atoied armies
d Jn Franoe are being reinforced pnd the
sbatle i rancq Is likely to last some
~a Repdrts concerning the progress rof_
th9. liussigej and Austrian .rmb are
meager, but a Petrograd dispatch says
it is believed the German crown prince
ni has been appointed chief commander
ps of the forces which are to oppose the
o, Russian advance.
t Additioall' British casualties have
b~een maide public , covering the period
;. up to SepV, 5, and bringing the total
a for tlo u ampaign close to 19,000 kIlled,
wohded and hissicg.
hI. W L igt he British. embassy
el r6Cbltrd t heflowing dispatch from
IIts t,'off~ ce: "The Anglo-French
i fr~e* P ave telun many prisoners, in.
~ clu~ling a sitlon of iniantry, a mi
* ttblent corijp·ny aind many cals
*haS 1epnttedo that tha*V
SIR DOUGLAS HAIG
Lieut. Gen. 81r Douglas Halo i In
command of the First corps of End.
land's army on the continent.
MAUBEUGE FORTS TAKEN
Germans Claim to Have Taken 40,000
Prisoners and 400 Guns at French
London. - Latest official reports
from the French government indicate
that the offensive tactics undertaken
in the last day or two by the allied
armies have forced the Germans back
at various points In the battle line,
which extends from a few ,miles east
of Paris to Verdun, a distance of about
Bordeaux reports officially that the
British army has crossed the Rives l
Marne, and that the Germans have
fallen back 25 miles. itffortt of .h
Germnes to breakthe rench lines o
the Ourc river re officially reported .
to have failed.
Seemingly the Germans are short of
a g te athea Ia pr Nisna a
the Fench war department' i
announces that "on the whoin the the
mans apieatrto be begIbeapings nMve
Pmet of retret."
The battlefiel:d in F ,ltw at ovep" ir
which Napoleon fought In 1814, with
entrenched camps on both wings mab
center. Paris covers the left ,widt
halons the center nd a a~nta the
right, while mobil colamdr of troop
are eady to mJo lo the th ightio-ºg wh' .
ever the line is threatene. s
Vitryle4'rancois and m> t r
seem to be a points of t cOh , ea
gagements., p there the carnage has
been the hesvi+t t hI allies aiom t
piateattb th* tQerasa turning mre-.
mept, with a mass of ttoops :compasl ; L,:
of many asny dstp tp r
tKin U ebrges has addressed a mers..
sae to the British dominylis -au' olh
paeed In whichlbe potesit that ,aW
was nota o .. Gate. .tai . . ..- -
and xpresas bhe e - -
the snehsta e ~bdi e e º...
sae corading to the a the
emans took 40,000. pr i'so hs slrs 40a
l~iudon OffiWil Statement
German Alty Has
London- The British oaft;l F s :
,is'easasued the follosing a sosn ' -e :
.h Lenei upTalon con utin 5g s t
Isfactory. The allies arse gmgg
groiud o "their left a R alng th
Sthe .O and Petit Mode rivers.
" h :rit sh have dr"DEn the enemy
htIaghbas been In ss far
ther to the rigt 1qsg the line which
includes 8opa ii
neither side `
"Farther to the right again, from
Vitry le-Francols to ,;Sermalse-hs.
tl~asi, the enemy has been pressed
back in the direction of flhelms.
OAt`' Lundrille an 'attempt by the
Germans to adbvase has been re
"'ressure 4gaanst the quemy con
intaues all alongthe allied fronts.
"The fifth. French army has ad
Svancdt wltqi equal nscoess, an reports
SOur ih theen alhi engatkienhgd, blt
hdre also the enemy has been 4rlii
"The German army has sered aeC
verely along the whole line, the ad
vadbe havins been resolutely: pp i h4
Lonaoto--A dispatch to thqe :Ut.
change Telegrsph company from Ath
eas declates the '1'urks, In order to
1 be preparedl to oppose a possle6 land
*g of Rijsqils, 3rays -qugentrated
-*about 80,000 men at TcbataJall 86
-minfles west of Constaintlnole. -
New orLk-The Q ermpa steadhlysp
Migdebiug, a witness ft tie niaval en
pgligameat between thy B'tish crjplsur
a theahedln G*ans#dinn c.esnuratan&