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VOL. XXIIII COLUMBIA, LA., FRIDVAy, FIgIO'Ai -J, 114.
n r n n nl i t n n n m r I R A R I ' P , , a,,, -- .. . . . ,, DEPOSITORS ARE TO BE REIMBURSED BANK DIRECTORS WILL RAISE AT LEAST $300,000 FOR THAT PURPOSE. TO PROBE BANK'S AFFAIRS Prosecutor Estes Says Everyone In. volved in Wreck Will be Indicted. Weetern Newspaper Union News Service. Memphis, Tenn.-Through the ef forts of the Mercantile Bank, plans are being made for a settlement with the depositors. It is known that the directors last Sunday arranged to raise at least 1 $300,000 to reimburse losers. I Wednesday or Thursday this week a will be selected by the judge, and the t attorney general's office to begin spe cial sessions to probe thoroughly the g wreck of the M.ercantile bank by C. e Hunter Raine. Prosecuting Attornoy Estes appeared before the Grand Jury and told them r that Bank Superintendent Hutton will not have his reports ready before the tl middle of the week. h The prosecutor informed the Grand th Jury he is anxious to get to the bot- th tom of the matter and prosecute all th who are guilty of any participation in the wreck of the institution. "We will Indict everybody who had a part in the failure, no matter how slight their share," said Prosecutor Ca Estes. Bucket shop proprietors who accept- we ed the money C. Hunter Raine is said I to have given them to gamble in fu- baz tures for him are facing civil and the probably criminal suits at the hands can of the depositors. So[ Through a well-known local attor- O.a tat The laboring people are arousing are over the failure of the Mercantile bank, through the alleged defalcation stit of its president, C. Hunter Raine. The dec Trades and Labor Council appointed Paul Croce, president of the Tennessee State Federation of Labor; Louis L clar Allen, secretary of the Working Men's a Civic League, and Albert H. Johnson, live secretary of the Trade and Labor ing Council, to investigate the matter and find to draft resolutions calling upon the core authorities to prosecute the guilty and place the respansibility on the proper persons. PROBING MONROE DISASTER Crs. Capt. Johnson Testifies In Trial of west Capt Berry. the weetern Newsapesr Uo. News Serie.a Philadelphia.--Captain Edward E. Fra, Johnson, commander of the steamship CapI Monroe, testitled in the trial of Cap- thel tain Osmyn Berry of the steamship ' Nantucket that it he (Johnson) had rece violated the international rules of the of t high seas he probably could have visk avoided the collision of the two ships Cr and the consequent loss of 41 lives. Who The international rules provide that in case of fog, a steam vessel hearing, apparently forward of her beam, the fog signal of a vessel, the position of which is not ascertained, shall so fus as circumstances permit stop her en idnes and then navigate with caution until donger of collision is over. New FOR $10,000,000 PIPE LINE sy ing 1 Senator Owen Favors a Government Owned Project. t Westem Newspaper Unicn News Sevie. Washinglan.-A conference was held here behind closed doors between in. beer dependent oil operators from Tulsa mak and Okmulgee, Okla., Indian Commis- next aloner Cato Sells and Lieutenant Com- ed tl mander Boyd of the Navy Department on i relative to the feasibility of the gov- seco oriment building a pipe line from the Mar Oklahoma oil fields to the gulf of of ( Mexico. The operators urged the pres buillding of the line and insisted It first should be made a common carrier. and Senator Owen of Oklahoma is at work on a bill to provide for the build, ing of a governmentowned and con. Li trolled oil pipe line from Oklahma to Clay the gull. The Owen bill will carry an she appropriation for bluilding the line, Case which will cost approximately $10,000,- nine 000. near ding Decided Against Labor Provision. time Omaha, Neb.-The Nebraska Su. cans preme Court decided the clause in the Madi eharter of S8outh Omaha providing his I that only nion labor be employed 4 meal goblo works is uncoastitutionaL mci ,BABIES CANNOT BE MAILED Postal Department Will Not Carry Them-by Parcel Post. E Western Ne p)spa r r'nino' Nwr Srvli. \Washington.-Babies are not mail able. The Postoffice departmen so holds in an order barring them from AT the parcel post. The question arose over a request by the postmaster at Stratford, Okla., for a ruling by the department as to whether a patron of his office could RS send a two-year-old child by parcel post from Twin Falls, Idaho, to Strat ford. The postmaster was greatly puz zled because he found nothing in the In. regulations regarding such a case. He reffered it to the postoffice depart ment. W. T. TYLER QUITS FRISCO e Was Former General Superintendent th of the ron Mountain. with M Weutern Newspaper Union News Serlce. m last St. Louis.--The resignation of W. th last T. Tyler, general manager of the St. re Louis and San Francisco railway, is R eek announced at the general office of to the the road. an ;pe- E. D. Levy, assistant general mana- w4 the ger, will succeed him. The change is of c. effective March 1. W. T. Tylar, who has resigned the aO general managership of the Frisco to railroad system, with headquarters in lSt. Lous, was for many years a Lit- one tie Hock resident. During that time th he was general superlntenrent for ed the Iron Mountain railroad, leaving tle, lid the service of the Gould line to accept lyn t- the position is a similar capacity with of the Frisco at Springfield, Mo. aga MEXICAN BANDIT CORNERED cer4 r Castello Held Responsible for Cumbre MIe Tunnel Disaster. leal Sdias t- Western Newspaper Union News Service. Her d Douglas, Ariz.-Maximo Castillo, the his r- bandit leader held responsible for T] d the Cumbre tunnel disaster, Is en. to E s camped with followers near El Paso, The, Sonora, about 15 miles east of Colonia do f Oaxaca, according to dispatches from that place. A torea at m -in tack Castillo as soon as the dispatches are confirmed,, BliI It was reported here tha. the Con stitutionalist leaders at Nogales have decided to redeem all Federal curren- Weste cy in the state of Sonora with curren- O. cy of their own issue instead of de- fram claring the Federal issue of no value. whet Fire in the Cumbre tunnel, where 51 day lives were lost nine days ago, is burn- woul Ing fiercely and searchers expected to make find little but ashes of the v!ct!ms, sc- Earp cording to a report from Cumbre. out ther BLUE JACKETS IN HAITI did prop Crisis Expected in Little Island's Lat- tag est Revolution. So __ Gore western Newspaper Union News Service. here Washlngton.-Expecting a crisis in half the Haitlen revolution, Commander agail Harrison of the American cruiser San as ti Francisco landed 35 bluejackets at in 1 Cape Haytlen to protest foreigners and 1913. their property. Sp Commander Harrison said he had ator received information of the approach Bond of the Haltien federal forces in Pro- ber visional President Zamor's effort to him. crush the power of General Theodore, Hii who has set up a separate government trial. at Cape Hatlen. Mond plain O'Bhaugneasy 8ticks to His Post butts Mexico City.-Impressed with the tome seriousness of the situation here, Nel son O'Shausnessy, American charge d'affalrs, decided not to abandon his post even for a brief interval in spite of news that his father is dyins in Form New York. For a time Mr. Shangnes sy considered the advisability of ask ing the State Department st Washnlag. Wete ton for permission for him to attempt Brl to see his father. len, f New Prince of Wales to Visit U. 8. must London.-Prellminary planse have ther been made for the Prince of Wales to at W make a tour of the British Empire in wl next year and it ls tentatively propos Melle ed that he shall visit the United States at the on his return trip. Prince Albert, the was second son of King George and Queen vidin Mary, may accompany the future ruler tectic of Great Britain on his trip. As at State present planned, the prince will go dietl first to England by way of Oanada rallro and the United States. Indict Gen. Clay's Girl Bride Dead. Lexington, Ky.-Mrs. Dora Brock Jac Clay Hunt, who, 15 years ago. when Hous she was 16 years old, married Gen. Kyle Cassius M. Clay, at that time in his agr ninetieth year, is dead at her homb date near here. At the time of her wed. tee d ding, General Clay, who was at one ceive time minister to Russia, mounted a pas5e cannon and barricaded his home In which Madison county In order to prevent al. 'I his relatives from stopping the oere. $2,000 monies. The girl left Mr. Clay svera gner aoaths after th weddinl. shark SHOLD UP A TRAIN ai TO GET PRISONERS fro - FIFTY MASKED MEN LYNCH ONE luest NEGRO AND LET ANOTI;ER as to ONE GO. :ould arcel trat- SHERIFF PLEADS FOR HIM puz the .He Were Taking Men to Hemando for )art- Preliminary Hearing for At tempted Murder. ICO Western Newspaper Union News Service. lent Hernando, Miss.-Stopping an I111 nois Central train at Love Station, Miss., a mob of abaut 50 masked men held passengers and members of W the train crew at bay under cover of St. revolvers, while they forced Sheriff is . F. Nichols of De Soto county to of turn over to them Johnson McGuirk and Bill Phillips, negroes, accused of na- wounding J. K. Ingram, a wealthy mill is owner, near Byhalia, Miss., several weeks go. McGuirk was hanged from a he a railroad trestle and Phillips restored u ;co to the custody of the sheriff. in When the sheriff and his two pris it- oners disembarked the mob permitted one the train to proceed, while they march- b or ed the handcuffed negroes to the tre C ng tie. Preperations were being made to e0 pt lynch both negroes, but the pleadings th of the sheriff in behalf of Phillips, against whom, it is stated. the evi dence is slight, was effective, and he 0 was returned to Nichols. With little SI ceremony, a rope was placed around re MocGuirk's neck and he was forced to leap from the bridge. The mob then dispersed, and Sheriff Nichols came to Hernando aboard a later train with e his prisoner. ºr The two negroes had been taken a* to Batesville to prevent mob violence. i , They were being brought to Herman. a do for a prel i1 , , d coa Blind Statesman of Oklahoma Alleges th Charges to Be 'Frame-up." S-- apI Western Newspaper Union News Service. the Oklahoma City.--"I knew they had Ro framed up on me. I told Dr. Earp when he called at my office on the NE day following the occurtence that I would see them in hell before I would its make terms with them. I did not tell SEarp to hush Mrs. Bond and get her out of Washington. At no time, nel- we ther in my office nor in the hotel, I did I ever offer Mrs. Bond any im. Fri proprieties or attempt to take advan. err tage of her." In So declared Senator Thomas P. mat Gore to a jury in the District Court ed here when testifying In his own be- two half in the $50,000 damage suit filed St. against him by Mrs. Minnie E. Bond, sat as the result of an incident in a hotel the in Washington, D. C., on March 24, tur 1913. bul Speaking in a loud, clear voice, Sen- tio ator Gore denied the testimony of Mrs. shi Bond, Dr. Earp and the other mem- lng bere of the alleged conspiracy against PI5 him.be His testimony was the climax to the by trial. The defense concluded its case Monday, attorneys announced. The ' plaintiff offered three witnesses In re bo buttal and the arguments of the at- rid torneys occupied a day. t MELLEN MUST FACE JURY Former President New Haven Road wh Charged With Manslaughter. Le - the Weetern Newsspee Union News Seee. Bridgeport, Conn.-Charles 8. Mel- bet len, former president of theNew York, the New Haven and Hartford railroad, rail must stand trial for manslaughter as I1 the result of a wreck on the railroad mll at Westport, Conn., October 3, 1912, Th in which seven persons were killed. the Mellen was president of the railroad ma at the time, and it is alleged that he w3 was criminally negligent in not pro viding proper safeguards for the pro tection do the lives of passengers. State's Attorney Judson dismissed In. leg1 dletments against five officials of the wh railroad, but declined to dismiss the ple indictment against Meilen. Atte bla, Misslissippi Bank Guaranty. tria Jackson, Miss.--The Senate and Api House Conference Committee on the upo Kyle banking bill has reached an agreement fixing May 15, 1915, as the thi date for the enforcing of the guaran. h tee deposit clause. The bill will re. will ceive final action soon. The house passed the Biddle anti-loan shark bill which goes to the governor for approv al. The measure imposee a tax of $2,000 on those engaged In what is for generally known as the the "loan 2, shark" business. and Important Louisiana News S , M a . . . . . .. . ONE R S1X OROWN AS HIM A.PACKET BURNS for M881881pp RIVER STEAMER GEM 18 DESTROYED NEAR HAHNSVILLE. Western Newspaper Union News Servie. ion, New Orleans.-Six persons were ked drowned when the river packet Gem Sof as destroyed by fire opposite Hahn Sof lle 40 miles up the Mississippi river rlff from New Orleans. to The dead: E. J. Comeaux, 20 years Ik old, son of Capt. R. J. Comeaux, and of clerk of the boat; W. E. Barre, one of m tll the best known river pilots in the l New Orleans district; S. Lariox, an m old negro steward, well known to river red men; two negro roustabouts and a negro woman passenger. Is- Those who succeeded in swimming ed ashore from the burning vessel were 'h, brought to this city by train. Capt. Comeaux of the Gem was badly burn ed. He was taken to his home here in a serious condition. - $43,000,000 FOR THE RIVERS le bill Carries Larger Amount Than ad Was Originally Intended. to 0 Hp Per Union New. 4rviee. Washington.-Appropriations aggre ting $43,000,000 for waterway im- I rovement projects all over the coun- i ry are provided in the rivers and har- r rs bill, to be reported to the house ithin a week. This total Is less by I bout000 00thanthat of last year. I owe . ae- e templated at s from various sec t marSs, commercial growth of the country dud the vital necessity of the projects The bill is featured by a $7,000, appropriation for the improvemet of0 the Miississ pl river up as tar aof I Rock Island, II. i NEW IBERIAAND NORTHERN Its Sale to the a o y C re" pletely Set A * by et e ComJ. SW..t., Newspaper p o CVs~Nq l St. Louis, Mo.-- I chase by the Frisco of the Ne ork and Nor ern railroad, one e0 eeder Nlinh In which B. F. Y q was hel interested, will be t w heavily It i t ed it negotiations *der way be. tween the Frisco +i*ers and the We St. Louis Union om pan e T successful. The rovides that Carl I the New Iberia an tern shall be Ward turned back to th dicate which any built it, and that tions totaling o at so5 obite Mayo shall be canceled. moun w. Texas ing to the St. Louis Trust Oam. he Int Spany also would h be paid of that before the propert urnd back given by the syndicate. Donald Former Judge J Lusk of St. special Paul, senior Fri or. dau. a Sborated the athct r will 1b. rid itself of the onnec Thibod with the New Iberi caacelin ake the whole transact c n e. r S"The plan is for to get during back what it put I opoition parade. and for the other c et back I what they put n d Judge Art a Luskh, "thus leavnls Ibera New O the hands of the It is aid on h ty day, o both the Southern te a Asbocla the New Orleas, Meio paloting railroad would like New paintings Iberia property, whi for 8s artits h miles from Port alde. the Del The agreement for of ealsa the New Iberia b was ouside tal made just three day Prisco rater Cha went into the reel two or t Wat --i had been Waiters Tra Providence Opelousas, La.-- . Mrs. Pn leged kindnaper of bar, New Orlne when arraligned i rt, New York pleaded not guilty. t of A. Clementa Attorneys Dale and lm New Orlean, bla, Miss., represen the ing New Yo trial was set for A of April 6, the date U.D. C.C upon. The delay w p. New Orit reNsentation by cons e Chapter, U. j that It would be i a . most cordial ble witnuesses sooner ter chapter will be called to try . short time -roases of hi atsumas to Se T Feelifn that Crowley, La.-Fi- l remalnng fin ma orange trees ha labor of love, for distribution in t ter feels that 2,000 have been p act for the c and around this iii, this lovnia& m AS MUSIC TEACHERS TO MEET Arrangements Being Made for Annual BURNS Convention at Shreveport. Western Newspapr Unloo News Berwle. Shres eport, La.;The fourth annual convention of the Louisiana Music Teachers' Association will be held at rEAMER GEM Shreveport, April 16, 17, 18, 1914, at NEAR the same time as the annual conven. .E. tion of the Public School teachers. Plans are now being formulated by the Executive Committee for the vae servt. rious sessions which promise to be persons were not only of unusual interest, but of r packet Gent vast importance to all music teach *pposite Hahn- ers throughout the state. It is ex ssissippi river pected that the attendance will be large, as all members must realize the aux, 20 years necessity of co-operation and the great romeaux, and benefit to be derived from it. Barre, one of "Standardization for Music Teach pilots in the ers" will be given a prominent place l 3. Lariox, an on the program. It is planned to nown to river devote one of the morning sessions l bouts and a to the consideration of this subject. t There will be special conferences for t in lwimming piano, voice, theory and public school I vessel were music. In these as well as in the I train. Capt. general meetings, papers will be read Sbadly burn- by teachers from Homer, Shreveport, I s home here Pineville, Arcadia, Tallulah, Natchi- b toches, Lake Charles, New Orleans, Monroe and other places. At the piano ' IE RIVERS conference Walter Goldstein will pre- g sent the report of the committee ap pointed at the last year's convention S ,ount Than to consider "Grades in Pianoforte to ended. Teaching." I rle,. A series of excellent musclal pro tions aggre- grams will be given during the con aterway im- vention, and special entertainments re or the coun- for the visiting tecLers will be ar ers and har- ranged by the Shreveport committee. Ce o the house The officers of the Louisiana Music P I is less by Teachers' Association for 1913-14 are:g of last year. President, Mr. Leon Ryder Maxwell, wi emplated at New Orleans;: vice presidents, Miss 01 country dnd M is secreta ryt re Projects. M Louise Fayrot, New Orleans. mt ] mzectof. Comafttee, Miss Blanche vement G wof n Mi. . Mlony, Mrs. J. far as bouin, e Orleans; Miss Alma MI S-vbourn, Baton Rouge; Mr. arden Ford, Homer; Mr. Walter ol Darden Mr. Her i . Walter Goldstefn, Out TERN . HenrA Wehrmann, New Orleans. ai THERN Ard those desiring information in regard to the Association and Its **P Be Corn. work may address Miss ouise Pay. N elverd, rot, 1571 HeLouise Cal.y lean. s. Henry Clay Ave., New Or. the ra. Mexi so by the with id Not. CARNIVAL AT THIODAUX ed b oer lines" heavily It Promises to be nof the Greatest way b Outside of the City of New Orleans. State and the wetm News V terw p, . band any e ThiThbodaux, A. T boux hovern le that Carnivrl promises to be the Udestg At J shall be IIard Gras celebration ever given indest er which any town outside of New Orleans. or inc obliga. Mayor Prank Bergon h rceived any, a 00,000 telera from e. D. Hunter o theeed a ay Its ow. Texas & Paeffcl Rel Hu ter of tche ofa a it O)m. he Informs the people f road n which being Kid of that special excursion ratehis parish be te I back given on the Texas lratesfi between eted Donaldsonville and Thlboda with betw nd of gt, speclal train nnin out o Twith bo.a of a rom cor. dax at 10 o'clock ou the night ot were a Swill PFeb. 24th. Those in charge sof the eave in ed Thlbodau carnivfral are Planfn to meet tha elaIg make every mintaute of the s4th a Jolly and to one. There will be several parades being Ia > et during the day aside fro1 the l puard countary itfon parade. r etun i back Returnl ig Art Exhibition In New Orleans, It wou n New Orleans. L&a.-AnnOreae is I made of the formal opening, oTue oub that day, Feb. 17, of the N Orlar. n Tue w Orl and Anodation's saanual Orleans Art New Orl d Associations annual exhibitio of in the hisi ri Paintings and art craftst Several a double I ew Paintlng from a number of local ed over tb 88atists have already been received at degreo Ma Ide. the Delgado Museum of Art, nd there Cathedral of are also quite a number on hand from 1 tnldnighl ras ouslde taleat. Among the latter, Cu-I aIt lay t co rater Charles W. Boyle ste atted tt Collins ag two or three vaduable contributlons nlght, and had been reeeived from De Vofl, of who died a rovrde rnee, R.I.; scenes In Spain, by The service rl e w. Orleansc a Joe. formerly of Levy, hlms *t, New Orleans, and now resdlin at lason and tA. Clements or, ad abot twenty by Oeo. dosh. The a SNew Orlentrs,.lo a former resident of Charles p. I lI- New York leansand none of the lead- degree Maslr pan.t..... spector for I U. D.. C Chapters AskedZon SNew Orleans a..-Ne to Unite. KaZne Ct Chapter, J. D. C., ha voted Orlean Kan Mrep City most cordial Invitatto to the to send Shrveport, ll tsr chapters to unite with her In the at the Hotel ( short time that remalns to bestow 23 and 24, and rossea of honeor upon the veterans line from all , Feeling that there if but little time tend . J. . remaining In wbheh to Perform thf' dent, will pre labor of love, the New Orleroan Cbhap. qestios to hr ter feels that It Would be a Cplous qably be the ext act for the chapters to aombin, ' out of the 8oa_ this loving mevino to the veteraun I fly. S TO MEET N MNES lade for Annual W lE reveport. rs sericle. Sfourth annual N E IiU Mouisiana Music will be held at 17, 18, 1914, at JOINT MANEUVERS TO BE HELD annual conven- AT FORT 8ILL OR FORT -hool teachers. SAM HOUSTON. formulated by tee for the va promise to be wster, Newspaper Union New.s Kervpe rterest, but of Baton Rouge.--Adjutant General I music teach- McNeese has Issued his order of the ate. It is ex- appointments and resignations dur dance will be ing the month of January. lust realize the The appointments include J. E. Ed i and the great monds to be first lieutenant, Battery omI it. B, New Orleans; Battalion Sergeant. Music Teach.- Major Edwin M. Kurcheedt, to be sec. ominent place end lieutenant. Battery B; Sergeant Is planned to Thomas Harlie, to be second lieu. ning sessions tenant Battery B, all of the Waqhing. this subject. ton Artillery: David Adiger, first lieu. Inferences for tenant, medical corps: Pleasant D. public school Ferguson, captain C, First Infantry; ell as in the Lieutenant ('laiborne A. Duval, to be a will be read captain Company H, First Infantry; r, Shreveport, Lieutenant Richard A. Young, to be lulah, Natchi- battalion adjutant, First Infantry. hew Orleans, The resignations during the month At the piano were: First Lieutenant R. S. Win. tein will pre- gate from Company 1M, First Infantry; ommittee ap- Second Lieutenant Carl N. Hagus, 's convention Second Separate Troop Cavalry. Cap. In Pianoforte taln C. C. McCrury, adjutant of First Infantry, was named as a member of musical pro- the permanent examining board, vice ing the con. Captain L. A. Fitch, First Infantry, atertainments resigned. will be ar- Adjutant General McNeese has re. t committee. ceived Information for the War De lslana Music partment that the Joint maneuvers of 913-14 are: the regular army and the national ter 913-14 guard for the Southern department ier Maxwell, will take place either at Fort Sill, dents, Miss Okla., or Ft. Sam Houston, Tex. Two ry-treasurer, a the Purpose of trm futd ew Orleans maneuver a n carrying out a Is Blanche contact of two forees. Involving Miss Alma MEXICAN WARSHIp IGNORED Mr. Darden Goldstein, Gunboat Zarag W as Not Salut W Orleans. as it Pased b JaC kos l rmation in by Jackson Sarr~Ca, U and Its "'"te e aWret ma Vl" oulse pay. New OrleantL,-W"s e som. New Or. the slsiMppi river eo this potng Mexfes gunboat ro this pore , te - 2l g,,a asu she "--seig Jackast Brraclt. The aute ra not ansa DAUX d by the usal or a by an ahm ner of retotoa y any Other man. Greatest As the vesasel d the United Orleans. Sitoes immlgrant tateon the UMeitea band Played Maun irs, but the S serenade also assed nnao bu b blbodaux goverment o Peased Unnotced b. grandest At Jackson Brr it where d o siren in fIers had teleks it wa said on f Orlesan. for instructions a to w hat ac ton relved a any, they should tahe o the qestion, i of the of a warship of e e qued otlowe which beag in th an p nrecogal oe Parish mmigratlon authorities had ot e will be pected to inspect the arag.65 on the etw gound that she was atoheig p theua with a of a friendly wer, but it ws repoit Tb s trt ed. _, w e-r, but it Wg Sb ed f rom.u tha t tht e a IeS ht of were aboard. ~nu......ner medv e of t la the i -stor - ot " for ma ispector to era to mebet the arosen wies rshe doers ajolly and to asceri i any attempt a anMes being made to brlng ale sttet wae gula co-una ,.tr . inawfl l to. Returnlig the bod de befoe the Sstructed the ort . o lot a iurd. bs ase it would that of any other por. f ue. Double Midnllght Punert ed ., At New Orleans, fr--.or the n ume. of in the hiltorb o f Mason in Anerica of daouble K.odosh servalce wa o erdct. a led over the bodlm e of two teorudtu i at degree Mason, at me Scottirh Rite ne C l b eiin at the strok m i t-dhnht Bide by side before the Cu- altar ay the bods of Wllm Jh . n f tlgt and eorge Jd ptam oaga 8s of who died Sunday night from burns. by The nervedla conucted by u of Levy, hlmesmelf a thibrty.t,. dee at- Mason and gn4d master of the gre .o dosh. The eBplo"y .was delver, by ofj Charles a Buck, also a thlrty.th f specter for.l'Isiaonaando l t CaIal G Southern will hold a family meeting at the Hotel Ouree, Shreveport, Plb. ~3 and |4, and repreatmti f tin. line from all over the ot t tend. 1. F. Holden, the wile prl dent, will Preside, and amont the qnestmons to be considered will pro ably be the extending and broadenlirn out of the Sountern busin gesmor .g