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A Wide-Awake Home Newspaper-Published Every Saturday-Subscription Price, $2 a Year. - VOLUME LII. DONALDSONVILLE, LA., SATURDAY, AUGUST 28, 1922. NUMBER 2. puuRgpnM HERE'S something that experienced carowners have found out about saving tire money If you use agood tube you'll get better and longer service from your casings; That's just one reason why. so many motorists around here stick to Hartford Tubes: They make better riding better tire mileage. Hartford Tubes uphold a 25 year reputation. HARTFORD TIRE/ and TUKE/ BOWIE LBR. CO., St. James H. BECNEL, St. Patrick J. J. BOUDREAUX, Centrcl Pr*es on Hartiord Passenger Car lTres and lTubes, effeetue May 8*, are not subject to war-tax, the war-tax having been included. THE SUCCESSFUL FARMER. He Observes and Profits by the Fail ures of His Neighbors. Farming today is not what it used to be many years ago. Then crops were produced with little effort and no difficulty, today, with vastly im proved equipment, there are many problems to overcome and success is achieved only as a result of hard work and close scientific application. The following article on the subject - is taken from Farm and Ranch: The man who is quick to observe the successes and failures of his neighbors and takes the time to study the reasons therefor stands a better chance of conducting his farm along profitable lines than he who follows the methods of father and grandfather without taking into con sideration changed conditions. Grand pa was probably a good farmer in his day, but the chances are he had a virgin soil and was not pestered with insects as is the farmer of today. Again, the science of agriculture and stock raising has made -progress. To say that it has not is a libel on every man engaged in it. Farmers of today have many advantages in the way of machinery unknown to their fathers. On the other hand, they must contend with imported insects and with soil, in many sections, that has been robbed of much of its fer tility. Modern problems would have proved insurmountable to our fore fathers because of the lack of equip ment and knowledge. In those days the man who failed in tI sn was al most sure of making a livine by loing to the, farm. Today the man who fails on the farm has a better chance in town, ,provided, of course, he se cures a job under a competent boss. "Keeping your eyes open" not only is an injunction to obIiserve the work of other farmers, but is comprehen sive enough to include the reading of good farm journals and bulletins sent out by the various departments of agriculture and agricultural college=. Just because editers write and pro fessors pubish lulltin- Ioes not mean that they are mnrely 1,ook farmers given over to theorie-. \ good agri cultural journal mIrely piubllishels the experience of other who have made a success in farmn1 1 i livestock rais Iug and makes avail:Iic to its read ers the discoveries il mIn who have devoted years to 5lving problems that have bothered i flmers, stock raisers and iort icuil lrir-is. Bulletins contain result; of ;,, imitents, some of them coverill výears of careful Work in the fel. ':g ol every llille tin is of interest to every farmer, nor is every column of print in an agricultural journal of value to every tubseriber but the mnan who read:: Trill always tind something worth Whie, if he reads witll an open mind wIth the purpose of i coming inform ed. Doing thines just like grandpa dd and sneering at any suggestion of Progress never put a dollar in any taan's pocket. MAY VOTE EVEN IF ABSENT. Vider New Law Ballots May Be Left With Clerks of Court. Under the provisions of Act No. 61 of 1921, knowa as the "Absent Voters' Law," citizens not at their hoses on the day of the coming pri election still may participate. The voter who expects to be absent mUst present qualifications, reaistra Papers and poll tax receipts to the clerk of court. The voter then 5 the balot which is sent by the 'ek to the commissioners of election Who are required to count it the e as votes cast in person. Strict secrecy is observed throughout. tine limit set is not more than days ir less than two days be ti the election. D L. E. Duffel, 517 Opelousas D;ýeionaldsonville, La. SPILLWAY SITE IN ST. BERNARD Outlet Into Lake Borgue 6000 Feet Wide Recommended. In a report made to the Safe River Committee of 100 by its sub-commit tee of engineers, a site on the east bank of the Mississippi river, about six miles below New Orleans is se lected for the first prospective spill way. The project embraces san outlet 6000 feet in width, to be built of concrete, and to coot between $3, 000,000 and $4,000,000. It would be five miles long and empty into Lake Borgne, with subsequent flow into Mississippi Sound which is a part of the Gulf. A line of ten-foot levees protected with concrete would be con structed on the banks of the spill way. Two other prospective locations were considered by the sub-commit tee, both being rejected for Violet channel. One was above the city with an overflow into Lake Pontchar train, rejected because of the fear that the lake level would rise and endanger a part of New Orleans. The other was a west bank outlet, discarded because of the length of channel necessary and the slow flow of water direct to the gulf. The Lake Borgne project, the committee estimated, would flow 250,000 feet per second at a stage of 21 feet in New Orleans, but would begin flowing at a stage of sixteen feet. It would keep the river from coming within four feet of what would otherwise be the peak at New Orleans. The renort is to be discussed by the Safe River Committee at the time of the visit here of General Lansing H. Beach, chief of the army engi neers. It was drafted by a committee composed of .1. P. Kemper, Professor W. B. Gregory, Allison, Owen Hamp ton Reynolds, and John Klorer the latter being chairman. The committee recently visited the St. Bernard area and also studied the extent and effects of the Poydras crevasse. Their report exhaustively treats of the pr,. pective value of the spillway. HOW TO TELL GOOD MONEY. Photographs Which Are Printed on Genuine Bank Notes. Have you any raised bank-notes in your home? Better look in the family sock and check up. And you've got to be able to recog nize the portraits of seven great Americans to be able to tell whether your bank notes are worth their face value or are raised. The warning was issued Monday morning, by Graham C. Willis, chief of the secret service for the New Or leans division. Here, says Willis, is the denomina tion and the portrait that should go with it on honest money. $1 Federal Reserve Bank note George Washington. $2 Federal Reserve Bank note Abraham Lincoln. $10 Federal Reserve Bank note Andrew Jackson. $20 Federal Reserve Bank note Grover Cleveland. $50 Federal Reserve Bank note Ulysses S. Grant. $100 Federal Reserve Bank note Benjamin Franklin. So you see how it works. If you've got a $10 Federal Reserve Bank note and it hears t he face of George Washington ,you can know it is a $1 note that has been raised to a $10 one. It's up to New Orleans to be able to spot these seven American immor tals on sight, and know what denom ination they stand for. Pull out the roll and get busy. Send The Chief your next order for job printing. 666 quickly relieves a cold. CANNING EXHIBITS AT FAIR. Products of Girls Club Work to Be Featured at Show. Canning exhibits by girls enrolled in canning club work will be a bid educational feature at the South Lou isiana Fair, October 7 to 15 The high standard of the canning done by girls who have entered their work at the fair will be a surprise to many women who see the exhibitt. Instructions in canning club-work is so thorough that no girl can complete her course of training without full knowledge of the work. All cannine will be done by the cold pack method. More than 50,000 children are act ively engaged in canning club work in the country this year, according to figures just compiled by the Depart ment of Agriculture. Canned prod ucts worth more than $750,000,000 will be put up by them. Poultry and garden club work are the only two projects in which more boys and girls are entered. These two have a larg er membership because boys as well as girls, are so interested in them. Canning is much more popular than 4 few years ago, because of the thous ands of demonstrations that have been put on by girls who have excell ed in their work. Many improved types of sealers, jars and cannera have been perfecetd to making can ning profitable in the home. The methods of canning introduced by club work have been printed in many languages and distributed all over the world. Any boy or girl interested in ex hibiting at the fair may learn all about the rules and prizes by getting in touch with W. C. Abbott, Baton Rouge, La., who is superintendent of this department, or R. S. Vickers, sec retary-manager, Donaldsonville. A New Life Prolonger. Horsepower serum has replaced monkey glands as a restorer of youth. Discovery of the latest invigorator, which is said to prolong human life beyond 150 years, was made by Dr. Henri Saphlinger, Swiss scientist whose serum and vaccine treatment for tuberculosis has made his name well known throughout the world. It requires from one to four years to produce the pep prolonger and seven horses are needed for the man ufacture of one complete treatment. A business associate of Saphlinger's a man of years, writes his testimonial of the longevity lotion to the Daily Express: "The injections make me feel strong as a lion. They give me an abundance of stimulation a marvel ous fund of energy. I have never felt the faintest reaction from the treatment." According to other asso ciates of Saphlinger, who have also un der treatment, the horsepower serum imparts the look of youth to the face as well as giving trob and vigor to the body. They say that the lines and creases of age are smoothed out so marvelously that death seems "a ridiculous impossibility. Life of a Five Dollar Bill. The life of a $5 bill is about 10 months. Then it is worn out and has to be replaced with a new one. This is reported by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. It keeps con stantly on hand an excess supply of $500,000,000. of paper money to be substituted for worn-out bills. You are not surprised at the short life of $5 bills, having observed the speed with which they travel, rarely linger ing long enough to get acquianted. N. 0. States. All kinds of printing neatly and promptly executed at this office. LO OK FOR The Baking Powder that Gives the Best Service in Your Kitchen CAL E UNT The Economy BAKING POWDER GUARANTEES Pure and Wholesome Foods No Fauwres ' No Waste When a "Big and Cheap" The moderate cost of can of baking powder is Calumet combined with offered you-LOOK OUT. A the highest merit estab lishes the greatest of Every can of Calumet is bakingpowdereconomy. the same-keeping Qual ity Perfect - last spoon- 'You save when you buy it, ful good as the first. BE1 B You save when you use it' The World's Greatest Baking Powder PROTESTS LAWS DELAYS. Criminal Trials Slow in New Orleans Despite Increase in Judges. [Despite the fact that the judges of the criminal district court of New Orleans, we e increased by the con Stitution of 1921 from two to five and the con rt costs vastly more to th0 taxpayers now than it did then, the enlarged court does not seem to have had the contemplated effect, of x peditiug the administration of jus tice, judging from the following let ter written by Martin H. Manion, a New Orleans attorney, to R. H. Mairr, district attorney of that city. "I am writing you in the interest of Mr. S. V. Jones respecting the apparently endless procrastination in bringing to trial Jesse Porter, who is charged with having shot Mr. Jones on the 31st of August 1921. "This man Porter is charged with shooting with intent to kill. It ap pears to me that it is a case of de liberate attemut to murder without any prevocation whatsoever or sem blance of excuse Mr. Jones says that he has made repeated efforts by way of pleas to the Assitant Ditrict Attor ney to have the accused tried, and that the trial has been postponed for various annd sundry reasons. He now tells me that one of the principal wit ne scs has left the city. If the trial is continuously postponed in future as it has been in the past, Mr. Jones will find himself without any witness es, resulting in the acquittal of the accused. "If men who are charged with de liberately attempting the life of an other are not brought to trial in a year's time and made to suffer for their offenses, we are quite apt to have a continuation of the numerous daily holdups, robberies, burglaries, etc., of which today's papers give a glowing account. "While on this matter, I avail my self of the opportunity to say that I know of another case. A man is charged with murderously assaulting a Mr. Deforneaux. The accused is today absolutely free although he held up Mr. Deforneaux and a friend at the point of a pistol, and so badly wounded Mr. Deferneaux by assault ing the latter on the back of the head, that Mr. Deferneaux will bear marks thereof the balance of his life. He has not even been tried. "I, as a citizen, have a right to protest against these occurrances, and I do so most vigorously to you, the prosecuting officer of the par ish of Orleans." Ku Kluxs Must Testify The Texas Court of Criminal Ap peals, Judge Lattimore presiding, ruled in a Ku Klux Klan investigation that a witness cannot refuse to tes tify and that to leay the matter to the ipse dixit of witness; who for one or all of many motives might not wish to give evidence, would be to withold from the state all testimony of friends of the accused, or those who might be interested in defeating the ends of justice Cause of Appendicitis. When the bowels are constipated the lower bowels or large intestines become packed with refuse matter, that is made up largely of germs. These germs enter the vermiform ap pendix and set up inflamation, which is commonly known as ap pendicitis. Take Chamberlain's Tab lets when needed and keep your bowels regular and you have little to fear from appendicitis.-(Adv.) Advertise in the Chief. It pays! MAP OF LOUISIANA. U. S. Will Aid in Making Topographi cal and Geological Survey. Despite tiie fact that Louisiana has been settled by the white race for nearly 250 years, there is not in axi tenee today either a topographi cal or geological map of the state. Attempts have been made from time to time in both directions and excel lnt work has been done, in some of tii parishes, but there has never been a completed map of either sort. For some time past M. L. Alexan d(ir, commissioner of conservation, with the approval of Governor Park er, has been negotiating with Dr. George Otis Smith, chief of the bu reau of geological survey, to take up systematically a general topographi cal survey of the state- Mr. Alexan der having induced the United States bureau to co-operate and bear half the expense the work will begin Oct ober 1" The work will be of importance to engineers in the building of high ways, in the further development of the oil and gas industries and other rdesources of Louisiana, and of prime interest to the farmers of the state. One detail 'will be the establish ment of bench marks along both rail roads and wagon roads, and this will assist engineering work throughout the state. There are many bench marks everywhere in Louisiana at present, but not all of them are accu rate, and some are difficult to find. In levee work, the state board of engineers have been compelled to es tablish their own bench marks, be cause they could not rely on those already in existence. A work of the first importance in this connection will be the establish ment by the Department of Conserva tion of a geological survey, to make a closer survey of all the resour ces of the state, and to encourage their development. TO GET WINE AND BEER. League Formed to Repeal Volstead Act and Stop Sale of Poison. A definite step to bring about a modification cf the dry law so'as to permit the manufacture and sale of wine and beer, was taken up a few days ago by the Sanity League of America, which has its hedquarters in San Francisco. Crawford H. El lis, Urban Koen, Martin Behrman, Samuel Zemurray and G. B. Baldwin all of New Orleans, will represent the Louisiana department of the lea gue. The aim of the organization is to get up a giant petition to pre sent to Congress demanding such modification of the dry law as will be expressive of the will of a majori ty of the people of the nation. The league does not, desire nor will it encourage the return of the saloon. In Its platform, it sets forth that the Volstead act as it stands cannot be enforced; that the ceuntry is being flooded with spurious and poisonous liquors which, since prohibi tion, has brought sickness and death to thouasnds. Attempts to enforce the act, it points out have proved a travestyo while the government is spending $100,000,000 annually in trying to enforce a law which the great majority of the people do not want enforced. The league hopes to enroll a vast army of anti-prohibitionists in every state. Men of national prominence compose the advisory board of the national organization, among them being Congressman Julius Kahn and John I. Nolan, of California. FALL GINGHAM WEEK New Patterns now, on Disp WEEK OF AUGUST 28 TO SEPTEMBER 2. Extra good quality 27-inch Gingham, in the 19c newest fall patterns, special per yard...... 32-inch Zephyr Gingham, fine quality, 25c special price per yard............ Fine imported 32-inch Gingham, worth 65e 85 cents a yard, special for next week Ladies' Gingham House Dresses, worth 1.19 $1.75, special for next week....... Ladies' extra good quality Gingham Dresses 1095 1 neatly trimmed, $2.50 value, special .. n Children's Gingham Dresses, well made in 1019 t the latest styles, $1.75 value, special... f Men's Blue Gingham Shirts worth $1, 69c special frr next week.. ........... Children's Blue Gingham Rompers, 49c special for next week.......... corner Railroad Avenu" and Donaldsonville, La. MIaslsisio street BUSINESS MEN TO HELP FAIR. Promise Co-operation in Efforts to M. Hold Down Costs. At a meeting held in the Elks' home Sunday which was attended by ha a number of the business men and th other prominent citizens of Donald- re sonville, and presided over by Mayor H; Jos. Gislard, the fullest co-operation in and support was promised the officials to of the South Louisiana Fair Associa- fa tion in their effort( to reduce the ex- in pense of operatin the t th# annual is held' Ofot er '7 U ti &'ft Imh r. A stattement presented by Secre- 01 tary-manager R. S. Vickers showed re that $11,110.80 had already been as saved in the budget of 1922 as com pared to that of 1921, without in any way curtailing the attractiveness and to drawing power of the fair or lessen4 m ing its value as an educational insti- n tution. This reduction is represented al principally by the elimination for this g° year of all new building constructionr ac and the cutting down of repairs and a` maintenance and general expenses to st minimum. f In order to still further reduce ex penses especially with regard to the m employment of ticket takers, gate- l men, and clerks during the eight days of the fair, a number of citizens pres ent at the meeting volunteered their ti services for one or more days of the 0 fair, while others tendered the ser vices of their employes and in cer tain cases some who were unable themselves to serve even offered to the cost of employing substitutes. rr i\:plendid spirit of co-operation and Saninny prevailed which assures the financial success of the coming fair. TO OUST LEGISLATOR. bu -- to Attorney General Brings Suit Against re Acadia Representative. th Acting upon a charge made by at Representative Gilbert L. Dupre of K' St. Landry parish, Attorney Gener- ne al A. V. Coco has filed suit in the dis- hi trict court at Crowley to oust C. L. cc Chappuis, representative from Acadia fo parish from the position which he la lid-; as a member of the Legislature. K'ý action was begun following the G ha*rpe made at the state capital re cently by Mr. Dupre, that Mr. Chap- M aius had been traveing over the Gulf Coast lines on free transportatiton furnished by the company. The peti tion recites that Mr. Chappius jour- fr neyed between his home and Baton O. Rouge on passes during the sessions 19 of the Legislature in 1920, 1921 and ar 1922, in violation of Section 15 of of Article 19 of the constitution, and to is sufficient grounds for ousting Mr. co Chappius from the law-making body. Mr. Chappius accepted service and e1 waived citation but reserved the t benefit of legal delays, exceptions to and other defenses. It is said that o0 a bitter fight will ensue over the t( suit. p Sa State Park Association. A state park association will be a organized at a convention to be held a in New Orleans in November. Thq call for the convention will be issue by the Park and Parkway Extension Committee of New Orleans, of which t Dr. W. Scheppergrell is chairman, and Harold J. Neale secertary. All per- t sons interested in park and parkway t development will be welcome to the i convention. "Louisiana is only now t realizing the very great value of state parks," said Dr. Scheppergrell. "Other states have made great head way in this respect, and have develop ed many beauty spots. Along the routes of many of our highways pro jects there are places of natural beau ty which can easily be secured for park purposes if we start to work on them now. A state park association with a large membership representa tive of every parish and community in the state can accomplish a world of good. Such an organization will be formed. at the New Orleans con vention in November." WANTS HAYNES REMOVED. Maryland Representative Asks that Prohibition Officer Be Ousted. Representative Hill of Maryland has written a letter to Secretary of the Treasury Mellon, demanding the removal of Prohibition Commissioner Haynes, on the gound that he is us ing official government mail franks to distribute political propaganda in favor of dry candidates and neglect ing the duties of his oflice and mak ieg speeches in favor of himself and t e nit. faes is sec and request made by Mr. Hill for the removal of Haynes. The letter reads as follows: "I am a candidate for re-election, Mr. Hill said in his letter to Secre tary Mellon, "and Prohibition Com missioner Haynes is using money de rived from taxes of which I person ally pay a part for a personal propa ganda against me and those who in accordance with our sworn duty are advocating a modification of the ab surd and tyrannical Volstead act. "I invite your attention also to the fact that my charges against Com missioner Haynes made to you in a letter dated May 15, 1922, have not charged Commissioner Haynes with the official approval of the applica tion of lynch law to the suppression of liquor violations, in that he offi cially issued and approved the fol lowing bulletin from his office:. vcJuries are returning more con victions and courts are not only ad ministering severer sentence but some judges are resorting to stern measures in their effort to stamp out bootlegging. For instance after Charles Chatussard had , pleaded guilty of liquor violation at Pitts burg, Kan., Judge A. J. Curran, said' to him: 'If any more violatitons are t reported in your home, -1 will ham the house burned.' "I also, on May 29, called to your V attention the fact that in Louisville, f Ky., on May 11, Commissioner Hay nes said 'shooting on the public - highways is a trivial matter when compared with the vast task of en I forcing the national prohibition' e laws." GETS BULK OF CUBAN SUGAR. Most of Island's Raw Crop Impor4 ed Through New Orleans. The importations of raw sugar from Cuba through the port of New Orleans, during the fiscal year 1921-1922 amounted to 261,691 tons, and placed that city far in the had of other American cities, according to figures compiled by the Cuban consulate. The table shows there were export ed from ports of Cuba during the twelve months prior to July, 1922, a total of 3,272,132 tons. Ports north of Cape Hatteras received 1,362,011 tons; Europe 501,821 tons, other ports of South America 72,000 tons and Canada 76,905 tons. China and Japan received 68,465 tons. According tp information received at the Cuban consulate, there are standing orders from Euroce for large quantities of raw sugar produced from the present crop, the remainder of which will scarcely total 1,000,000 tons after orders have been filled. On June 30 the average price paid - the Cuban producer was three and F three-quarter cents per pound. Tak ing into consideratiton the fluctua tion of prices during the eleven months raw sugar brought on an average of three cents per pound to the manufacturer. ýe >. In the primary election held in _- Mississippi last week for the nom r ination of a candidate for United n States senator, James K. Vardaman, in former governor and former senator, a- led by a few thousand votes. Hu ty bert D. Stephens came out second Id and Miss Belle Kearney a very poor ill third. A second primary will be held n- September 5, in which Vardaman anA Stephens will participate.