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THE DONALDSONVILLE CiIEF. VOLUME LII. - DONALDSONVILLE, LA., SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21, 1922. NUMBER ananouncing 1923 SUPERIOR Models Again Chevrolet Motor paan has emphasized its admitted' leader. ship as producer of the orlds Lowest Priced Quality Automobiles. The 1923 SUPERIOR iodel--one of which is here illustrated-repre. esent thea most sensational values in modem, economical transportation ever established. transportation QUALITY has been still further improved by more artistic design and added equipment. ECONOMY has been still further ncreased by engineering refinements and added facilities. SERVICE is now offered on a flat rate basis by 10,000 dealers and service stations. PRICES remain the name in spite of added equipment and more expen. sive construction, which have greatly increased value. Some Distinctive Features Prices f. o. b. Flint, Mich. Streamline body dealgn with high hood; vacuum f red and rear gasoline FivePassenger Tourig 25 tank on all models; drum tpe Five Passengeh Touring 25 lamps with legal lenses. Curtains open Two Passenger Roadster 510 with doors of 9pen models. Closed models have plate glass Ternstedt Five Passenger Sedan . . 860 regulated windows, staight side cord Four Passenger Sedanette 850 tires, sun visor, windshield wiper and dash light. The Sedanette is equipped Two Passenger Utility Coup 680 with auto trunk on rear. See these remarkabfrl, Study the specificadtons U. A. ROUSSEAU, Agent Donaldsonville, La. FAIRS BENEFIT THE YOUNG. Pr. Dalrymple Says Exhibits Offer Inspiration. Dr. W. H. Dalrymple of the Lou isiana State University and Agricul tural and Mechanical College at Baton Rouge, a few days ago issued a statement pointing out the benefits to be derived from the parish and dis trict fairs by the youth of the state. He said: "Apropos of the expression of opi nion, which the writer recently gave to the Press Bulletin, with reference to the important part to be played by uor young people in the future de velopment of the state, an opinion which we have no reason to change, as we more than ever believe that they are the hope of the state, booth agriculturally and in country life building, we would like to impress up on club members the great stimulus and value in their work of our state fair, shortly to take place at Shreve port. "Their local club work is deserving of all praise, but a visit to the fair, with its large number, variety and quality of exhibits, cannot but be an ispiration to them that is sure to be Ieneficial and lasting. "At the recent Iowa State Fair, ac cording to the Breeders' Gazette, Chi cago, there were 360,000 persons present; and the Wisconsin and Ohio State Fairs, each, had a total atten dance of 250,000. A large percen tage, if not the majority in each case were farmers and their families. Probably one-third to one-half of the total farm attendance, however, con sisted of boys and girls. This, says the Gazette, is one of the most en couraging and significant facts in con nection with the human side of our agricultural exhibitions. "The most interesting feature of the Iowa fair, however, from our point of view, was the exhibits of the *boys' and girls' clubs of the state. "These young people had on exhib ition 340 "baby" beeves, 408 pigs, 50 lambs, and 600 heads of poultry, al bough it-is said they could have shown 2000 birds, had space been available; and they competed for a grand total of $9000 prizes. "We mention these facts merely to show what the boys and girls in some other states are doing toward state development, for that is really what it means; and to try to inspire in the minds of our young folks the desire to do likewise. And we are con Vinced that, with the splendid work they already have accomplished, and are doing, and the keen interest man ifested in their work, the club boys and girls of our own state will soon be on a par with, if not actually sur pass, those of any other, as "state builders' but they must take advan tage of every educational opportu nity; and the state fair is one of if not the greatest , they could possibly have." , At the annual convention of the American Public Health Association held in Cleveland, Ohio, this week, a resolution was adopted declaring it to be the aim of the organization tp labor with a view to prolong hte ex pectancy of life which now prevails ti the United States, at least twenty years in the next fifty years. INCOME TAX LAW EVADED. Lawmaker Says Standard Oil Stock Dividend Scheme to Beat U. S. Representative Frear, Wisconsin, Republican member of the House ways and means committee, a few days ago wrote to Secretary of the Treasury Mellon, calling his atten tion to the fact that the Standard Oil Company has declared a 100 per cent stock dividend and asking if the treasury department had invoked Section 220 of the revenue act of 1921, "which provides methods for reaching holders of surplus when held for the purpose of escaping taxation. Mr. Frear announced that in the next Congress he would lead a fight to ~h.ke all income tax reports pub lic records, adding that these were the only important government- rec ords kept secret. "It is possible," Mr. Frear declar ed, "that a disclosure of secret tax reports held by the treasury will show that more than $200,000,000 and possibly several times $200,000, 000 is being lost to the government annually through tax-free securities, stock dividends and other escape sluiceways. "President Harding," said Mr. Frear, "sought to reach tax-free se curities by a constitutional amend ment, but for some reason the pro posal was smothered and never pass ed the House. "If the income tax is right in principle by taxing incomes," Mr. Frear declared, "then the law should be enforced equitably. If the Rocke feller family for example, with a re puted income of $1,000,000 a day places its Standard Oil profits in stock non-taxable dividends, it may be assumed it has protected the re maining income by investments in tax-free securities, and instead of paying $100,000,000. tax annually it may have been shaved down to 1 per cent of that amount. "Whether Mr. Mellon avails him self of the same avenues of income tax escape as Mr Rockefeller is only known to the secretary of the treas ury, and what is true of Mr. Rocke feller and Secretary Mellon is equal ly true of many of the 20,000 indi vidual income taxpayers whose an nual incomes are supposed to run from $50,000,000 to $250,000,000 each." Judge Dies From Auto Mishap. Judge Fred D. King of the civil district court of New Orleans, died at the Touro Infirmary Thursday morning, as a result of injuries sus tairied when he was struck by an au tomobile Tuesday night at the cor ner of St. Charles avenue and Rob ert street. Judge King was the old est judge in office in Louisiana. He was 72 years of age and had served on the bench continually for the past thirty-six years. The Star Telephone Company of Maringouin was sold by its owner and manager, Henry Coates a few days ago to Mrs. Noemie Blanken ship Spencer, also lof Maringouin. This concern has been serving pa trons in the vicinity of Maringoun for a number of years. Advertise in the Chief. It pays! WOMEN SEEK OFFICES. k Members of Fair Sex Candidates for Congress in 21 Districts. It is reported from Washington that twenty-one women have entered the race against men for seats in congress from different parts of the country. It is said that the percen tage of victories will be nominal. Representative Alice B. Robert son of Oklahoma, the only woman in the House, is fighting to come back. Mrs. Adelina Otero-Warren, defeated Representative Montoya, Republican incumbent in New Mexico and has the backing of the party organiza tion. Mrs. Winefred Mason Huch is the Republican nomnee for repre setative at large from Illinois, for the short term. In the first Nebraska district, Mrs. E. Luella Barton, pro hibitionist, i. seeking membership for the short term. Representative Stedman, Den'ocrat of the fifth North Carolina district, the only Confederate soldier in the House, after continuous service of twelve years, is opposed by Mrs. Lucy B. Patterson, Republican. In Arizona, Representative Hayden, Democrat, will be opposed by Mra. H. A. Guild, Republican. Of the twenty-one women candi dates, five are Republicans, six Demo crats, six Socialists, two prohibition ists and two single taxers. The wo men Democratic nominees who are making a straight fight against Re publicans are: Ellen Duane Davis, and Jane E. Leonard, both in Penn sylvania; Martha Riley Wisconsin; Esther K. O'Keefe, Indiana; Lillian C. Gault, Minnesota and Mrs. St. Clair Moss, Missouri. There are two women candidates for the Senate-Mrs.) Minnie Olesen, Minnesota, and Mrs. Jessie Hooper, Wisconsin. To Hold Health Institute. A Health Institute will be held at Jackson, Miss., for the health of ficers of Mississippi and Louisiana, October 30 to November 2. Eminent specialists from Washington and other parts of the United States, as.well as from Mississippi and Louisiana, will deliver lectures and hold confer ences. These institutes are being held in many states. A large atten dapce is expected from health of ficers and members of boards of health and physicians from the two states. There is no attendance fee. Next year the institute will be held in Louisiana. The government lock and dam No. 4 at Monroe, on the Ouachita river, on which nearly $3,000,000 was ex pended, is completed and was formal ly released by government engineers for operation a few days ago. Work on the project was begun three years ago. The original lock and dam, on which work was commenced nearly twenty years ago, was destroyed by a flood and the present one was built to replace it. The lock gives four teen feet of water at Monroe. The Catholic Laymens' Association of Opelousas, has inaugurated a cam paign by which they hope to enlist as members every eligible person in the parish. TO AMEND DRY LAW. Congress Will Be Forced to Modify Prohibition Measure. The belief is growing in Washing ton that Congress at its next session Will be forced to amend the prohibi tion law in relation to the shipping bill or in some other way. The seeming impossibility of har monizing the Daugherty opinion with the best interests of the island pos sessions of the United States and the probable conflict of the opinion with the friendly international relations of the government make it appear that the administration will have no recourse' other than to ask modifica tion of the Volstead law. While neither the president nor any one else in authority has said that modification of law will be sought it is the confident belief here that nothing else can be done, despite a certainty that the Anti-Saloon League and allied prohibition organiza tions will fight strongly against a change. Even though they might think such modification in itself is advisable, the idea of the dry organization is that once the law is opened to modfica tions the way will be paved for nul lifying amendments. The situation clearly is indicative of the haste with which the Volstead law was written. In its decision of May 16 on the transshipment of intoxicating bever ages across the territory of the United States, the supreme court made it clear that the Volstead law prevented the sale and transportation of liquor in any territory of the United States except in case of specific exceptions noted in the law itself. The right of foreign ships to carry liquor through territroy of the United States was not excepted specifically from the operation of the law the court ruled, treaties to the contrary notwithstanding and therefor Attor- ney General Daugherty, whose duty it is to give his opinion on what the law means and not what the law ought to mean, had no recourse ex cept to rule as her did. Since the ruling has been made even the most fanatic of the prohibi tionists realize the injustice and in equities of the law as applied to in ternational commerce. But when it becomes a question of raising a law which they; already have and; )for which they have beerr fighting for years their attitude is entirely dif ferent. Defeat igs beleved imminent for the prohibitionists, however, if the president decides to ask for modifi cations. aMw; Harding always has been a dry" nd his administration, despite the .t tendencies of at least' thrcabpr his r - pr. administration sho :k revision of a law which I it is pledged to uphold in its es sential parts, the opinion here Is that even the dry members of Con gress, which are largely in the ma jority, would see the justice of the request and would do as the presi dent asked them. EXPREESSION OF APPR - CIATION. The officers and members of Mo hawk Tribe No. 33, Improved Order of Red Men, wish to publicly ex press their great pleasure at the suc cess that has attended the recent ef forts made to raise money for the purpose of creating a building fund. This success was made possible, not only by the untiring efforts of the members of the order, but also by the generous assistance given by many palefaces, first at the minstrel show, and more recently at the danc ing pavilion at the South Louisiana fair. The public at large, who by their attendance and enthusiasm, I'laced the crowning seal of success on these two occasions, are also entitled to our sincere thanks. It is felt that the objects that this order have in view, namely the build ing of a home, the construetion of a swimming pool, and the starting of a branch of the Junior Guards, meets with the approbation of the community. The members of the tribe therefore feel much encouraged and are determined to put forth even greater efforts to attain their goal, Once more we wish to thank those who so kindly helped us, and trust that they will again aid us in future undertakings. Signed: HENRY J. CASSO, Sachem; CHARLES GAUDIN, Chief of Records. Anti-Drys Organizing. Advices from Washington indicate that plans are well under way for an organized campaign by the As-n sociation Opposed to Prohibition to increase the ranks of beer and wine advocates in 'Congress. Declaring a fighting machine already has been put into operation in every state, the announcement presented a pre liminary list of 212 candidates for the Senate and House who are to receive they support of the organiza tion in the fall elections. "Definite plans to secure the election of these candidates have been completed." the statement says, "and the campaign al ready begun in the several states. In general, the association has stolen a leaf from the Anti-Saloon League in its campaign plans." Members of both the Republican and Democratic parties appear on the lists of ac ceptables and in some cases the'names of two opposing candidates are given. In such instances the announcement said, the tendency will be to favor the incumbentt Bloodhounds were put on the trail of bandits who are. believed to have robbed the store of J. A. Perry at Perryville, near Monroe, of several hundred dollars worth of goods last Sunday night. Extensive preparations are being made in Opelousas for the Cotton Carnival and pageant which will take place in that city on Octgber 25. The carniva'.will _e .l.med, Advertise in the Chief. It paysr SUGAR PRODUCTION. Total for United States,- 882,293 Tons; Louisiana, 233,333. Louisiana will produce 26.45 per cent of the total sugar output of con tinental United States, according to estimates based on the October 1, con dition of sugar cane and sugar beets. The total production is expected to be 822,293 tons, of which Louisiana will produce 233,333 tons. Sugar beet states will produce 648,968 tons, 73.55 per cent of the total. The estimates were released re cently by Lionel L. Janes, agricultu ral statistician for Louisiana. The condition of cane in the Louisiana belt is given 77_ per cent of normal, compared with 81 per cent August 1 and 79 per cent September 1. The condition a year ago was 84 per cent and the ten-year average is 77.2 per cent. A condition of 77 per cent fore casts a probable production of ap proximately 3,333,330 short tons of sugar cane and approximately 233, 333 short tons of sugar. In 1921 theproduetion was 324,431 short tons and the average for eight years has been 232,867. Deterioration since the last month ly report is due to various causes. Earlier in the season there was too much rain, which interferred with proper cultivation. Grass developed in many fields to such an extent as to delay the growth of cane. The season has been unfavorable from the standpoint of cultivation, but some planters fought grass to a fin ish, cultivating as many times as possible with implements and sub sequently utilizing hand labor. Cool nights and dry weather haveo checked the growth and there have been gen eral complaints that the cane borer is worse than in recent years. A new feature of the report is the inclusion of sugar beet reports. The crop as a whole in the United States was 85.1 per cent of nor mal on October 1, compared with 88.6 per cent on September 1 and with 88.7 per cent, the ten-year aver age of October 1 condition. The condition forecasts a produc tion of approximately 5,070,000 tons of sugar beets. The production last year was 8,782,000 tons and the five year average is 6,620,000 tons. The 1922 acreage is placed at 606,000, compared with 882,400 in 1921 and 978,500 in 1920. The forecast is 648,960 short' tons of beet sugar, compared with 1, 020,000 tons last year and 832,457 tons, the five-year average, A movement is on foot in New York City, having for its object the try, including the Great Northern, the Northern Pacific, the Chicago, Bur lington and Quincy and possibly the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul. The companies mentioned have a cm-. bined capitalzation of $2,500,000 000 and control trackage of about 50,000 miles, forming the biggest railroad system in the world. Five children were killed, two fat ally injured and others were hurt as a result of a collision of a consolida ted school truck and a freight train on the Alabama and iVcksburg rail road, near Vicksburg last Tuesday. The chauffeur of the truck was also injured fatally it is reported. The driver of the truck attempted to cross the track in front of the on coming train and the accident occur red. The joint school rally in Eunice last Saturday, with students from the high schools in that city and Opelou sas participating, proved such a suc cess that is has been decided to make it an annual event, with the towns alternating as the place of meeting Send The Chief your next order for job printing. LOOKED LIKE A RUN ON ABANK You would have thought it was a run on a bank if you had seen the crowd that at tended the Big Public Sale at David Israel's Store last Monday, the opening day. Folks came in everything from a baby's carriage to a Limousine. Biggest business in the history of the store. We've got to reach the $5000 mark. . . . . . . . Sale Will Continue 10 Days Longer A DAVID ISRAEL. JR. Railroad Avenue Donaldsonville, La. 3 Bid Specials WEEK OF OCTOBER 23 TO 28. Good quality Outing Flannelette, light and 1 C dark colors, special price, per yard............... Ladies' Ribbed Vests and Pants, special price, each............ ....45 Men's Ribbed Union Suits, 1.25 special for next week, each ........................... 25 Men's Blue Denim Overalls, well made, next week's special price, per pair............ Men's fine Cassimere Dress Pants, $4 :" value, special price.................................................. 9 8 Ladies' and Misses' Wool Scarf and Hat 2.95 Sets, $4 value, special price, per set...... Large size Cotton Blankets, $3 value, 2,9 1 special for next week, each ............. .... Misses' and Children's Warm Sweaters, 1.95 $4 vasiei.special next week....... .......... Boys' colored Pullover Sweaters with wide 1.98 cross stripes, special next week.................. Ladies' Tailored Suits, made up in the 19 newest styles, next week, only......:.......... 19.95 Corner Raie hd Avenue and m."i... sbtee Donaldsonville, La. Next Week1s Bill at the Grand. Sunday--E~gene O'Brien in "John Smith" and a dEbmedy. Monday--Jtj Hoxie in "Cupid's Brand" and P? e News. Tuesday- ..n Sills- and Wanda Hawley in "B g Sands," the ans wer to "The ei." Music by Clai borne's orch . T WedgepAes, Negri in "The 1'ht. " esley (Freckles) Bar ry in "'hitol Days." Friday-Marion 'Davies in "Beau ty's Worth" and a comedy. Saturday--Episodes of "Timber Queen" and "Adventures of Tarzan," Pathe Review and a comedy. How Better Than Pills ? The question has been asked. In what way are Chamberlain's Tablets superior to the ordinary cathartic and liver pills: Our answer is, they are easier and more pleasant to take and their effect is so gentle that one hardly realizes that it is produced by a medicine. Then, they not only move the bowels but improve the ap petite and strengthen the digestion. -(Adv.) The Jersey show herd of the Hen derson cattle farm of Ruston, with sixteen entries, won thirteen first prizes, at the Arkansas state fair held at Little Rock. The herd also cap tured all of the six championship prizes. A Good Physic. When you want "a physic that is mild and gentle in effect, easy to take and certain to act, take Chamberlain's Tablets. They are' excellent. (Adv.) Many Women Without Country. It is reported from London that women without a countrty are becom ing numerous in England as a result of the new American law allowing American women who marry foreign ers to retain their own nationality and providing that foreigners who be come the wives of Americans keep their native identity. Dozens of .i daily at thei American consulate for passports vises only to learn that they have lost their native nationality and have nothing to replace it. Under the British law a woman who marries a foreignier automatically loses her British citizenship and therefore can not obtain a-British passport. If hav ing married an American, she tries to obtain a IUnitei States passport she is confronted with the fact that she is not an American at all, because un der the new law, she retains her own nationality. Nor can the American wife of a Britisher obtain a. British vse on an American passport, be cause under the British law, she is :, Britisher and not an American. Carpenter and Plumbing Work. When you are in need of carpen ter or plumbing work give me a trial. My prices are reasonable and all work is executed in a neat and workmanship manner. If you con template having any work done Just tell me to call and I will be glad to discuss the matter with you. No job too large, none too small. CAMILLE ESNEAULT, Carpenter and plum' her, Donaldsonville, La. Subscribe to The Chief, and get the home news.