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Soft and Fluffy 4 v Make that beautiful hair of yours look more beau tiful by using our tonics and washes. It doesn't take much time or money to keel) your hair soft and glossy. And you can always get what you want in drugs, medicines and dlrugstore things right in our store. COME TO US FOR IT X-RAY PHARMACY E.BHOLR O OKProp. UnnialalntiitiiUP _irf JAS. VON LOTTEN, Pub. and Prop. i. ntered in the 1o,toffice at I)onald-:on ville, La.. as second-class mail matter. SATURDAY, NOV. 4, 1922. DEMOCRATIC VICTORY CERTAIN Every Indication Points to Republi can Defeat Next Tuesday. A special from Washington says thatI (Cordell Dull, chairman of the Democratic national committee, de clared a few days ago in a forecast of the senatorial and congressional elections, to be held November 7, that a great Democratic victory is cer tain. "The only question of doubt re maining," said Mr. Hull, "is the ex y. -Practically every -i ction of the United States wilT cll. tribute a share of that victory, and every class of voters will be largely opresented among the victors." Declaring that the question had been whetlher Republicans would stay away from the polls, "or turn to the D)emocratic party for relief," Mr. hull said, "If the stay-at.-home Re publicans vote should be larger than ani icipated by I)Democrats there will nevertheless be a substantial Demo cratic vict(ory. If on the other hand the pr e not tendency of Republicans in revolt to actively support the Dem ocratic tick i, is general, there is rea son to heliec the I)emocratic party November 7, will register one of the most sweeping victories it has had in any mid-election. At this time I do not hesitate to assert ihat every in dication is the D)entocratie victory will be larger than the Republican leaders on the inside really blieve their vic tory may be." -r- l'ir t 1plu , in the corn judging con t.istI. moln lthe agricultural high schools of the state at Blaton Rouge, was won hy MR. liermon. Washing ton paris.h school, with of score of 10:38 , points. l)utchtown high school u:imae third with 1006 points. (Crowly is to have an Armistice I)Day eleibrtat ion and the committee in chafrge has decided to employ a Iprofessiona:l decorator to decorate the streets and th e most prominent Ilaces useid iby the Armistice Day event Don't Be Fooled Low Price and High Quality Don't Go Together, Stick to CA LUMET The Economy BAKING POWDER Never accept "Just as Good" Brands; it will only mean disappointments and fail ures on bake-day, which are expensive. Calumet is a High Grade Baking Powder, Moderate in Price SL When you use it "fkAMW AT you never spoil any o 'LUM, of the expensive in- * @ ,,cTa,,TS gredients used - such as flour, sugar, eggs and ndk. The sale of Calumet is 2% times as much as that of any other ESr s TEST . brand. WrI WORWS GRB4ZEST DWZNG. PGýW To End Strikes in Coal Mines. Strikes in the coal industry will be unhLeard of in the future if plans to be laid before the conference of miners and operators to be held in Chicago on November 14, material ize. The strike prevention commit tee, consisting of thirty operators and thirty miners will meet at the Con gress hotel to attempt to adjust all differences and reach a satisfactory agreement which will eliminate all coal strikes. Operators have stated that several suggestions will be lfeor ed for the re-organization of the in dustry, but that any basis for agree ment was only tentative and that the conference would have to thresh the whole matter out. Miners were ex pected to insist on two issues, as a basis for agreement: 1. Continuance of the present wage agreement until March 31, 1925. The present agree ment expires March 31, 1923. 2. Es tablishment of the six-hour day and the fiva day week. The miners will alsq '. " they bipaid time and a *1, 'nsLovertime and double tim on Sundays and holidays. Taxes Are Doubled. Acting under instructions of the Tensas basin levee board, tax asses sors of Ouachita, Morehouse, Frank lin, Richland, East and West Carroll and Madison parishes, have doubled the assessments on lands subject to overflow. In Ouachita parish the as sessment was increased from 2 % to 5 mills on the east side of the Oua chita river, but not on the west of the river which is outside of the levee board district. The revenue for levee purposes in all of the parishes com prising the district will amount to approximately $100,000. The in crease in taxation Was ordered by the board in order to provide sufficient revenue to afford protection for the district from river overflows. In a decision rendered last Wed nesday, the Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district .court for this parish, maintaining an in junction restraining the sheriff from selling the Linwood plantation near Belle Helene, under foreclosure pro ceedings in, the suit of Mrs. C. D. Gondron et als vs. Nelson Co-opera tive Association, Inc. The Commercial and Savings Bank and the Bank of Ascension will be closed on Tuesday, November 7, elec tion dlay, and Saturday, November II. Ar mistice day, both of which are legal holidlays in Louisiana. CARS SHORTAGE AND ROAD BUILDING. The shortage of open or gondola Scars which has prevailed for some time, has seriously interferred withI road building in many parishes of Louisiana, among them beng the par ish of Ascension. It is said that the horitage is due to the fact that most of the cars have been placed in com mission hauling coai to the great i:: (dustrial c(tIr to replenish the -:~u: plies w hich had been very v:u h di, ileted as a re:.ult of thi r'ihroad strike, and as Louisiana is a com paratively small consumer io coal, the numnler of opn cars which cornll this way is rather limited. Nor is it be lieved that there will be any im provement in the car situation in the early future. Gondola cars are uýe:i in hauling gravel from tin, pits t. various points where ro:lds are in course of construction. The Louisi ana Highway Commission is the great est Jpurchlaser of -ravel in the state, and it is said that even this body is experiencing great difficulty in ob taining quantity shipments, and must contient itself with what it can get with the limited number of cars in commission. lHere in Ascension, it has been im possible for the road districts to ob tain gravel at all. About three months ago an order was placed by the First Road District for a number of cars of gravel sufficient to hard-surface approximately thirty city blocks in Donaldsonville and despite every effort that has been made by the police jurors and members of the dis trict auxiliary board, not one car has been secured thus far, nor has it been possible to obtain any guarantee from the gravel companies of early shipments. The only promise that the concerns will make is to deliver as soon as cars can be obtained. The general belief prevails that there will be no improvement in the car situa tion until the spring, by which time it is hoped that a sufficient number of cars will be released from the coal service and diverted to Louisiana for the hauling of gravel. Until that time, it is feared that very little if any progress will made on any ipar ish, district or municipal road project. ELECTION NEXT TUESDAY. Next Tuesday elections will be held in every state of the union for the election of congressmen, and in many states, United States senator:, will also be chosen for various terms. In Louisiana none of the eight Demo cratic candidates for congress have opposition; neither are there any con tests for members of the State Board of Education and judges of the Su preme Court and Court of Appeals, and insofar as this state is concerned the election will be purely a matter At the said election four proposed aniendments to the state constitution will be submitted to the electors for their ratification or rejection. One of said amendments proposes an amendment to Section 4 of Article 10 of the constitution providing that the legislature shall pass no law post poning the payment of taxes except in case of overflow, general confla gration, general destruction of crops or other public calamnity. Another proposed amendment au thorizes the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans to lease lands on the industrial canal for man ufacturing purposes for a period of Anof. i stiff makes the state su perintendent of public education elec tive by the people, as he was before the constitution of 1921, under which he is appointed by the state board of education. The fourth relates to the construc tion and maintenance of levees and embankments along, over and in the bed of Lake Pontchartrain by the Or leans Levee board. The Chief can see no objection to any of the proposed amendments, and the voters will be perfectly safe in casting their ballots in favor of the ratification of all four. THE CARNIVAL ASSOCIATION. Preparations for 1923 Mardi Gras Assuming Definite Shape. The Donaldsonville Carnival Asso ciation, composed of some of the lead ing husines.; men of this community, has made considerable progress in formulalinig a program for the 1923 carnival celebration, and the indica tions are that the affair will prove one of the most attractive and suc cessful ofth,- kind ever staged in a small city. The work of mapping out the program has been in charge .if a committee of active men who have worked harid and earnestly and their task is nearing completion. The king, queen, maids, dukes, etc., have all been selected and they have accepied the appointments. The sub jects for the various floats have been picked out and all is in readiness to begin the work of construction. The name of his majesty who will rule over the city for the joyous day, will be King Progress. In order to successfully carry out the pro'ram, the committee requires more funds, and intends to call on the members of the association who have not already (lone so, to pay the amount of their subscription, and in addlition to this it is planned to give novelty entertainments from time to time to raise money. The first of these will hie a harn dance at the fair grounds Thanksgiving night. The affair will he something entirely new in this community and will no d1oubt attract a large crowd and prove a soci:al as well as financial success. The gentlemen will wear overalls and tle ladies aprons, and music will be furnished by Claiborne' farmer or chestra. The building will be ap propriately decorated for the occa sion, and refreshments of all kinds will be sold at popular price,. The turkey in the straw will be danced by two local favorites. Other novelty dances will make up the program which will furnish amusement for all whether they dance or not. All those who attend are promised that the strictest discipline and decorum will be maintained throughout the eve ning. From time to time the association will publish the progress made. As the celebration will benefit the entire community and neighboring country, it goes without saying that it will receive the hearty co-operation and assistance of all. New Orleans is said to be passing through one of the greatest home building periods in its history. There are said to be 1000 more homes in that city now than a year ago. Dr. Joseph Bernhardt has been named chief of the sugar division of the United States tariff commis sion. CEMETERY SOCIETY FORMED. Organized to Improve, Beautify and Maintain Graveyard. Upon the invitation of Rev. C. M. Chambon, pastor of tho local Catho lic church, a large number of Catho lic gentlemen assembled at the paro chial hall last Sunday morning after the second mass, to consider the or ganization of an association having for its purpose the iniprovinmt, lcau tifying and maintaining of the ccme terv. Such societies exist in nearly every church parish in the state, and have proven of great assistance in the proper upkeep of the cities of the dead. Here no organized effort has been made in the past to beauti fy or maintain the cemetery in proper condition. Such work as has been clone in this line has been by private individuals, and has been very limit ed. In the meantime grass and weeds have been permitted to grow in the alleys or passage ways as well as around the tombs and graves. and these are an eyesore to those who attend funerals or visit the graveyard on other occasions. After some discussion, it was de cided to organize under the name of the Ascension Cemetery Association. Membership in the society will be voluntary, and is open to families or individuals irrespective of creed. The membership fee is fixed at $2 a year, but contributions in any amount will be accepted. The funds thus received will be expended under the direction of the association in making very much needed improvements, such as building shell roads or walks, erect ing a large cross in the center of the cemetery, repairing the fence, etc. A committee on organization was appointed, composed of Jos. N. Gis clard, Henry Schaff, Sr., Justilien De latte, J. Clarence LeBlanc, J. C. Bouchereau, Richard Melancon and R. J. Chauvin. As soon as the com mittee has formulated definite plans of organization a general meeting will" be called for the purpose of completing the *organization by the election of officers, etc. A report will be submitted at the end of the month to all contributors. Subscription lists were opened on All Saints' Day, and the following have already had their names enroll ed thereon, each paying the annual membership fee of $2. Jos. N. Gisclard, Henry Schaff, Sr., Justilien Delatte, J. Clarence Le Blanc, J. C. Bouchereau, Richard Mel ancon, R. J. Chauvin, James Von Lotten, Charest Thibaut, Lanny Mon tero, P. L. Bouchereau, Paul Bou chereau, Mrs. Mary Coughlin Foley, Mrs. Antoine Ourso, Jr., Chas. Vives, Ernest Dalferes, David Israel, Mrs. Duke and Babin, Joseph Shaheen, Emile Houillon, Miss Marie Gaudin, Mrs. Jos. Gondron, Mrs. Frances Cafiero, Mrs. Ned Maurin, Emma II. Landry and family, Mrs. J. A. Mol Iere, Mrs. A. Netter, Mrs. J. P. Ar mitage, Mrs. J. D. Hanson, A. E. Truxillo, Mrs. E. C. Hanson, M. F. Bradford, A. Waguespack, Chas. J. LeBlanc, Pat Stakelum, Paul Braud, Mrs. Antoine Rodrigue, Geo. H. Ri chard, G. Wild, Fred Ramirez, Mrs. Jos. Hidalgo, Mrs. L. Boudreau, Mrs. F. Garcie, Mrs. John Maher, Sostene Mollere and family, Mrs. J. F. Fer nandez. All those who desire to join the association may hand in their names and membership fee to Rev. C. M. Chambon, pastor of the Catholic fr..e.h , f-- to, Jo C.- Bouchereau, tem-, porary treasurer, at the Bank of As cension. Contributions to the cemetery fund in any amounts, will also be re ceived by Father Chambon or Mr. Bouchereau. Pine Oil From Stumps. Until a few years ago the pine stumps on cut-over lands in St. Tam many and neighboring parishes, were considered a nuisance. Now the stumps and pine knots are an asset. They not only pay the cost of clear ing the land but bring a good reve nue in addition. This is due to the development of a process for extract ing pine products from stunps and pine knots, and the building of a fac tory for that purpose. The factory is that of the Mackie Pine Products Company, and occupies one square block in Covington. It is connected with two railroads the Baton Rouge and Hammond and the New Orleans and Great Northern. The plant em ploys 70 men. Next Week's Bill at the Grand. Sunday-Elaine Hammerstein in "'Under Oath" and Sunshine comedy. Monday-Jack Hoxie in "Devil Dog Dawson" and Pathe News. Tuesday - Norma Talmadge in "The Eternal Flame." Her latest and most notable contribution to the screen. Music by Claiborne's orches tra. Wednesday-Marguerite De La Mott in "The Ten Dollar Raise," From the Saturday Evening Post Story. Thursday-Gloria Swanson in "Sta tion Content." Friday-Richard Barthelmess in "The Seventh Day" and a comedy. Saturday-Episodes of . "Adven tures of Tarzan," and "Timber Queen," Pathe News and a comedy. Marriage Licenses. The following marriage licenses were issued at the clerk of court's office this week. Simon S. Braud to Miss Regina Mire. J. Evans Gautreau to Miss Lillian A. Blouin. Emannuel Guerra to Miss Faustine Plaisance. Frank Delone to Miss Cora P. Loumiet. Colored. Severin Escow to Malvina Dupart. Frank K. Sims, prominent local insurance man, was seized with an attack of vertigo while in his office Thursday afternoon at about 4 o'clock and fell, striking his head on the edge of his desk. He was found unconscious a short while later by his wife and children and removed to his home by friends. Dr. E. K. Sims was sumimoned and under his attention Mr. Sims revived, and was soon able to be out again. Second Mass at 10 O'clock. Rev. C. M. Chambon announced last Sunday that beginning on Sunday, November 5, and continuing until Easter, the second mass on Sunday will be said at 10 o'clock instead of 9. Father Chambon expresses the hope of being able soon to resume the singing of high mass with the assistance of the choir of young la dies who are now practicing for the purpose. Read your home paper. The TOY STO •We have exerted every effort to make our tables more replete and attractive this year than ever and the most exacting want will not go ungratified. Our stock is the most complete in this city. Call and see it. Dolls, Wagons, Tricycles, Velocipedes, Air Guns, Playhouses, Trumpets, Rub. ber Balls, and a Full Line of Mechanical Toys. The assortment is too varied to enumerate each article. We extend you an invitation to call and see the beautiful stock. Come now and make your se lection while the stock is complete and avoid the Christmas rush later. B. LEMANN & BROS.' BIG STORE DONALDSONVILLE, LA! Use Simple Methods in Cooki1g Cabbage. A cabbage project was undertaken in September by a number of adult demonstrators and girls and boys who are members of garden clubs, under the supervisiono of the horticultural department at the Louisiana State University, in which superior cabbage seed were planted and nitrate of soda used as a fertilizer. Throughout the fall the field work has been super vised by Henry Clay Smith, garden specialist and local demonstration agents, who report that there are splendid specimens of cabbage in the fields that will soon be ready to be prepared into palatable dishes. "Cab bage is one of the most useful vege tables as it is rich in vitamines, rich in minerals, furnishes bulk in the diet, and is available throughout the year," says Miss Mary Thomas, spe cialist in foods and nutrition, L. S. U. "Because of the relatively large amount of sulphur which cab bage contains, it is apt to ble indi gestible if improperly cooked. "The quickest and simpest methods of cooking cabbage are the best. The essentials for the proper cooking of this vegetable are plenty of boiling water, a hot fire to keep the water boiling all the time and thorough ven tilation so that the strong-smelling gases, set free by the high tempera= ture, may be carried off by the steam. "Young cabbage will cook in twenty five or thirty minutes; late in the season it will require forty-five min utes. The vegetable when done should be crisp and tender, any green por tion should retain that color and the white portion should be white, not yellow or brown. Overcooked cab bage is more or less yellow, has a strong flavor, and is very inferior to the same dish when properly pre pared. Over-cooking is a cause of digestive disturbance." Miss Thomas has prepared a circular which con tains a list of tested recipes for cab bage. This circular is available for b.datibutiton upon receipt of such a request by Miss Thomas at the Uni versity at Baton Rouge, La. South Louisiana Fair. The statement submitted to the South Louisiana Fair Association, by Chas. E. Wermouth & Company, ( erti fled accountants of New Orleans, who were employed to audit the associa tion's accounts, shows that the total receipts from all sources for the 1922 fair amounted to $23,091.33 and the total expenses during the period of the fair, aggregated $16,431.48, leav ing a profit of $6659.93. The operat ing expenses during the year, inc'lud ing salary of secretary-manager, oflice salaries, auditors fee, insurance, pos tage, telephone, stationery, salary of care taker general upkeep of grounds, ditching, fencing, wiring, etc., amounted to $5137,22, leaving a net profit of $1522.71. This sum will not go very far towards paying the bonds or liquidating the debts out standing from last year's fair, which together amount to many thousand dollars. Dr. D. T. Martin, popular young physician and health oflicer of the parish, was taken to Hotel Dieu, New Orleans, last Wednesday for treat 1ient of an infection on his right hand. It seems that a mysetrious swelling appeared on his hand several clays be fore which caused him great pain. In the hope or obtaining relief, he had the sore lanced by Dr. T. II. Ilan son, but this failed to produce the desired effect an. he went 'to the Crescent City, accompanied by his brother, Dr. A. W. Martin. The lat ter returned to Donaldsonvillc Thurs day and John B. Martin, another brother, went to New Orleans yes terday to be at the side of i)r. I). T. Martin. The infected hand was oper ated on yesterday, and the doctor is reported as resting easy to(lay. The stock of dry goods of Jules Weill, who for some time has con ducted a store in Railroad avenue, was seized by the sheriff last Wed nesday and will be sold at public auc tion on November 25, to satisfy a judgment for the sum of $2;3) ren dered in favor of plaintiff in the suit of Wm. Richardson & Co., Ltd., vs. Weill. The closing of Mr. Weill's store is much regretted as he was a wideawake and hustling business man. Mr. and Mrs. Jasmin Tobias who removed to Baton Rouge a few months ago, have returned to Don aidsonville for the winter. Mr. To bias comes to look after the business of his New Orleans Bargain store. While here they are staying at the Hotel Donaldson. A delightful and enjoyable (lance was given by the Millionaire club at the Elks' home last night. Refresh ments were served and the young , le tripped the light fantastic toe until a late hour. Music was fur ni.;hcd by a colored orchestra. Chas. Vives left Thursday for Oak ley sugar factory, near Thibodaux, where he will be engaged as sugar boiler for the grinding season. Miss Alma Schmalzrid, member of the Donaldsonville High School facul ty, was confined to her home a few days this week with fever. It pays to Advertise. THE UNIVERSAL CAR Prices Again Reduced! WE TAKE PLEASURE IN ANNOUNCING T6 THE PUBLIC THAT THE PRICES ON FORD CARS AND TRUCKS HAVE BEEN GREATLY REDUCED. HERE ARE THE NEW PRICES: .. TOURING, REGULAR.....................$298 RUNABOUT, REGULAR .................$269 CO U PE ...................................$530 . - SED A N ...................................$595 T R U C K ....................................................... $389 Prices Are F. O. B. Detroit, Mich. Reynaud-Truxillo Motors Co. Phone 126 Donaldsonville, La. -- ·_i Portable Theatre. "One-night stands," on a "circuit" cmposed of the different playgrounds ,if the city, are the "bookings" ob tained for a portable theatre in El mira, N. Y. The minature playhouse, designed for community service, has, when closed, an outward appearance of a small house on wheels, with doors at either end. One side of the structure can be lowered by a lever arrangement to provide a stage 16 feet wide by 15 feet deep, around which a curtain may be stretched and which easily accomodates a cast of 15 to 25 persons. The outfit, which is described and illustrated by a full-page picture in the November Popular Mechanics Magazine, is fully equipped with footlights, border lights, motion-picture screen, piano, and other necessities of the theatre. Healthy Growth of Schools. The report submitted by T. IH. Harris, state superintendent of pub lic .schools to the Louisiana state board of education, which met in Baton Rouge last Monday, shows a most healthy growth of the public school system of the state. The re port showed that the enormous sum of $25,148,933 was received b- the board from all sources during the past year, and that the balance on hand is $500,000 more than the total at the same period last year. This it is believed will be the last meeting of the appointive board as the new board will be elected next Tuesday and will probably be organized in Jan uary. New Control in Motor Cars. Dispensing with the present emer gency brake and gear-shift levers in any motor car, the clutch, brakes, and gear shifts are controlled by means of pneumatic pressure of from 40 to 65 pounds, obtained from the motor, in a device of recent inven tion. The apparatus is mounted on the transmission case in place of its cover, and is operated by means of - small pivoted lever. With the new control it is impossible to strip gears, or to engage the clutch when the brakes are set. Bids will be opened by the Lou isiana Highway Commission at Baton Rouge next Tuesday for the construc tion of 35 miles additional roads in the state and two steel bridges. The roads to be built include the follow ing: 10.48 miles on the Ruston-Ar cadia highway; 16.1 miles on the Winnsboro-Vidalia highway, and 4.03 miles on the Crowley-Kaplan high way. The steel bridges are in Lin coln parish, on the Ruston-Arkansas highway and on the Natchitoches Colfax highway. What appears to some as an epoch making event in the development of airplane and automobile motive power, is the recent successful trip near Copenhagen, Denmark, of an airplane usng pertoleum as engine fuel. It was observed by experts who witnessed the test, that the plane flew just as well as with gasoline, that there was less vibration and no soot formed, nor was there and self ignition in the engine, which ran 100 less revolutions than normally. For the convenience of motorists a match holder has been devised which, by means of two rubber vacuum cups, can be fastened to the windshield, sidedoor window, dash, or any other part of the car that is flat and smooth. Miss Adele Israel of Sunshine is in Donaldsonville visiting relatives and friends. LET ME DO YOUR ELECTRICAL WORK HOUSE WIRING A SPECIALTY All jobs given my personal at. tention and executed in a work" manlike manner. GIVE ME A TRIAL Charges Reasonable and Satis faction Guaranteed GEORGE GAUDIN Don sonville, La. CABBAGE PLANTS. DANISH round head cabbage plantsa nrl in the open field from Imported d will be ready November 10, $2 the--u" f. o. b. here; special prices in larger IB t booking orders now. G. L. PLETTI.W St. Francisville. La. "The Eternal Flame." "The Eternal Flame," which wll be next Tuesday's offering at . Grand Theatre, has been prod.ci without regard for \expense. setting for the grand ball at the ps ace sets a new standard for lai interiors. It is a treat for the ey The French streets, the interior of the Duchesse's home, the Boar's Had Inn, the convent, all have been stald with meticulous attention to detail The subtitles are unusually artist being changed ever and anon to 15 lieve monotony. The photography 1ad lighting are perfect. The prod.Uedt brings before our eyes all the grand eur, romance, thrill, adventure, hesaU and tragedy of the days of LOI XVIII. Although the feature i 1 eight reels, there is very little peI ding. Here is an instance where snl length is needed. It is impos5eil here to enumerate all the drams. situations. The most thrilling ,m ment, however, is that in which Gen' eral de Montriveau seeking to troy the beauty of the woman w has played with his heart, seeks t' brand her with a red hot iron. I, staging the scenes attending , climax, every opportunity for WtW ing an audience is taken advailt, of. This is Frank Lloyd's finea rectorial work to date., The 0s40 one of uniform excellence. As1 Duchesse de Landeais, Honore de 1: zac's colorful character, Norma: madge attains new emotional hem: Whether as the loyal wife, the Eil beauty, the coquette, or the nuns ing from love in a convent, Miss madge is superb. Rare Copy of Bible. The only known copy of the Protestant Bible printed in Latln, recently come into the posseno55 the Public Library at" Cam Mass. It ir valued at $100,0 the library authorities, which reasonable in view of somei transactions. The printing_. edition was done in 1527, at by Peter Quentel, who shortlY had printed an edition of the Testament for Tyndale. The! in black letter, with numerosu cuts by Anthony of Worms, n ' which had been used in the tiG edition of Tyndale's English Testament, published in 1526. B. C. Alwes, capable young . pal of the Donaldsonville Hig. is on the sick list.