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OLICE JURY PROCEEDINGS
)n motion seconded and carried the
lowing resolution was adopted.
RESOLUTION.
Be It Resolved By the Police Jury
the Parish of Caldwell, Louisiana,
regular session convened, that the
esident of the Police Jury be and he
hereby authorized and instructed to
!gotiate for a loan of $1,961.83, to re- 1
iburse the State Highway Depart
ent in the amount paid by this de. 1
Lrtment for the Parish of Caldwell
I account of the Columbia-Rayville 1
Id Columbla.Colfax Highway.
Resolution unanimous.
Adopted this March 1, 1915.
. R. Redditt,
Clerk Police Jury. 1
H. H. Rogillio,
President Police Jury. 1
On motion duly seconded and car
led the following Resolution was t
dopted.
RESOLUTION.
Be It Resolved By the Police Julr i
Af the Parish of Caldwell, in regular 2
session convened, that the President
>f the Police Jury be and lie is hereby
luthorized and empowered to nego
tiate a loan of $2,000, or as much there
of as may be necessary, to gravel the
Columbia-Colfax Highway recently
constructed by the State and Parish.
Be It Further Resolved, That as soon :2
as funds are available for the purpose 2;
afore mentioned, that the President of
the Police Jury be and he is hereby
instructed to notify the State Highway
Department of the same, and that the
State Highway Department be instruct- 21
Pd to advertise for bids for graveling
:aid road.
Be It Further Resolved, That the
President of the Police Jury be and he
is hereby authorized and empowered 31
to execute and sign contract in con- 3
junction with the State Highway De
partment for the construction of said 3
'work, on such terms and conditions as
may seem best for the Parish.
On roll.call following is a vote ,n
this Resolution. "Yeas," J. M. Ben
nett, T. F. James, H. H. Rogillio, J..
W. King, J. W. James and J. J. Harris. 3
"Nays," P. F. Claunch, C. R. Benson,
J,. L. Johnson and A. H. Humphries.
Resolution carried.
Adopted this March 1, 1915. 35
R. R. Red'ditt,
Clerk Police Jury.
H. H. Rogillio, 40
President Police Jury.
On motion duly second and carried 41
the following resolution was unani
mously adopted. 12
RESOLUTION.
Be It Resolved By the Police Jury 43
of the Parish of Caldwell, in regular 44
session convened, that the President
of the Police Jury be and he is hereby 45
authorized and empowered and in- 46
structed to negotiate a loan for the
purpose of paying the ovesrdaft naw
at the Caldwell Bank and for suff- 48.
ident funds to pay the current ex
penses of the Parish of Caldwell, in
eluding the claims allowed at this
meeting of the Police Jury. And in le
order to obtain said loan to pledge the t!i
revenue of the Parish of Caldwell for 22
the current year.
Resolution unanimous.
Adopted this March 1, 1915.
R. R. Redditt,
Clerk Police Jury.
H. H. Rogillio, E
President Police Jury.
The Finance Committee made its re- Ot
port, which on motion duly seconded
and carried was adopted.
REPORT OF FINANCE COMMITTEE.
We your Finance Committee beg of
leave to report that we have examined LI
the Parish Treasurer's books and set- ch
tlements between the Tax-Collector th
and Treasurer and find the same cor
rect We find the funds of the Parish m
to be as follows: o
General fund overdrawn......$5,390.31
Cr. of Columbia-Ray- ul
ville .......... $1,407.10 of
Cr. of Special Road
Fund, Ward 1...... 698.21 pr
Cr. of Special Road dr
Fund, Ward 2...... 62.17 hi
Cr. of Special Road
Fund, Ward 3...... 161.43 eV
Cr. of Special Road th
Fund, Ward 4...... 1,005.92
Cr. of Special Road
Fund, Ward 5...... 322.74 le
Cr. of Special Road
Fund, Ward 8..... 300.91
Total Road Funds Tb
on hand ........$3,958.48
We find all notes and indebtedness til
of the Parish have been liquidated ex. By
cept the bond issue of $20,000 now out. he
c;anding. an
Respectfully submitted, xl
J. W. James, Chairman. ch
P. F. Claunch. m
J. J. Harris. Va]
The claim of Drs. Gardner and Me. of
com for medical services rendered S. ra
B. Woodhard, was on motion duly see. w
ended and carried, rejected. Ca
On motion duly seconded and csr- po
ried the claims of the Caldwell Parish wh
Fair Association amounting to $93 was fr
rejected, the following members vot- ia
ing: "Yea," T. F. James, P. '. 1o
Claunch, J. W. King, C. It. Benson, J. ne
W. James, J. 'L. Johnson and A. H. th
Humphries. re
Thie committee on claims made their h
report which on motion duly seconded
1.nd carried was adopted. pe
(SEE REPORT.)
On motion duly seconded and carried
the Police Jury adjourned until its next gr
regular meeting in May, 1915. f
R. R. Reddltt,
Clerk Police Jury.
S H. H. Rogillio,
President Police Jury.
LIST OF CLAIMS ALLOWED MON- thi
DAY, MARCH 1, s1915.
No.
I. The Times.Plcayune, ad- me
vertising for road bids...$ 3.36
2. c. A. Ferrand, constable,
salary, Jan. and Feb., 1915 250
3. P. F. Claunch, police jur
or and mileage 1 day..... 5.20
4. C. -\. Traylor, nmdc,. for
court house, jail and
bridge 26. 0
Jie 5. Lizzie Hunter, pauper,
Jan. and Feb., 1915 ....... 41.
6. The Caldwell Watchman.
printing bill heads and
paper ..... ......... 7.2
7. T. A. Meredith, haluling.
l, cement sacks to depot.... 1.10
8. The Caldwell Watchmnan,
salary, Jan. and Feb.,
he 1315
toh il5 g umphrlies, p. .J and 33.
to ileae.... .............;
['e . J. Harries, I'. .1. and
mileage, I day reviewing
rt' toad
le. 11. . It. edditt, " ,,.6..
i Justice a'., J; n. and Feb.,
stamps and messages..... 59.91
If 12. C. It. ,oenon, P. J. and
mlleage 7Mr0
13. ...... ......
13 . .J. Estess, repairs .on
steel bridge at Mcredith
crossin . 1.00
14. J. W1. McKeithen, lumber
on bridges. 133.21
15. W. I. Broadway, corn. of
Election 3 days, primary
Sept. 1914 .... .00
16. M1. l. Meonm, rteording,
lr- repair typewriter, t.1o .
of lc tion ............. 1.7
as 17. .1. \W. James, 1 day P. J.1.
and mileage . 1 .10
18. iMrs. ,Mary 1rown, pauper,
Jan. and Feb., 1915....... . .ilo
19. T'. . James, ' . and
mileage ... .............. .80O
ar 20. . 1'. Waltker, Assessor,
tt allowaince on 1'915 assess
Inen t .. 150.00
21. J. W. King, P .1. J. and il,
o. age, 2 extra days serlvinog
Road ('or1................ 12.9
t i. 11. le',llit,. wood for
le court house and jail...... 21.00
2:3. T. A. lMeredith. amount
hauling tools and lumber
to d( pot ................. 17.00
I 24. I'alulint ]')O tel, pauper,
Jan. and Feb., 1915........ ..00
O 23. .Mat hew \ainthley, paupeir,
of all. inld Feb., 1915 ....... 4.00
26. .1.11, lennett, '. J. and
) mhileae, 1 day reviewing
Sroad .................... 9.00
S27. J. 1. Btusby, I day grand
juror and mileage ....... 1.10
,t- 28. La. State Normal School,
tuition Miss J. Daniels.. 95.00
29. W. S. Howell, ('om. of
Elect ion, Sept. 1, 191-1,
1e Grayson ................. 3.00
30. H. C. Blanks, 2 cords wood
le for court house and jail.. 6.00
d 31. 1. A. . incent, Grand Ju
ror and mileage ......... 3.60 t
32. W. H. Godfrey, feeding ]
e- prisoners since Jan. 1, 1915 61.50
Id 33. W. E. Godfrey, opening
court, conveying prisoners J
Is to penitentiary, cash for
oil, conveying Mrs. Fore to
asylum, 2 lmos. salary, Jan. n
in and Feb., 1915, for self
n" and janitor .... 2.......... 77.07
31. J. L. Johnson, P. J. and
mileage and 1 extra day.. 9.60 g
s.35. H. H. Itogillio, P. J. and
3. 1 day reviewing road..... 6.00
36. W. H. Waggoner, amt. on tI
s. coffin for Marshall Green. 3.75
37. Mrs. 11. Cader. pauper,
Jan. and Feb., 1915 ....... 8.00
38. Mrs. Maude Thornhill, fi
pauper, Jan. and Feb., 1915 8.00 b
39. R. N. T. Lovett, repairs on
jail ...................... 5.72 it
40. A. M. Ledbetter, bridge 0
watchman, Jan. and Feb.,
1915 ..................... 60.00 rF
d 41. C. E. Gates and wife, ti
p paupers, Jan. and Feb., 1
1915 ..................... 8.00
42. S. L. Richey, convicting S
Sam Holland and Elisha )i
Drewett................. 45.00
y 43. C. R. Ferrand, constable, ei
sr salary Jan. and Feb., 1915 5.00
44. Charity Banks, pauper, it
It Jan. and Feb., 1915 ....... 10.00
45. M. Jarrell, Ph.-. Treas., It
salary, Jan. and Feb., 1915 38.35 w
1- 46. Dennis Adams, pauper,
a Jan. and Feb., 1615....... 86.00
47. Ann Wright; pauper, Jan. 81
and Feb., 1915........... 6.04
[- 48. Rebecca Williams, pauper,
Jan. and Feb., 1915 ....... 6.00
$1,224.32
Ws e, your committee on claims beg
n leave to report, that we have examined n'
the above claims amounting to $1,- F
yr 24.32, and find the same to be correct.
Respectfully submitted,
J. M. Bennett, Chairman.
J. J. Harries. P
P. F. Claunch.
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EFFECT OF CLIMATE ON WORK. w
fr
Observation Has Shown That It Has (1
S Much 'Influence on One's re
Capacity. ti
In Connecticut the effect of changes di
of temperature from day to day is le
. about half as great as the effect of the lo
changes frfom season to season. It d(
r the temperature remains unchanged il
SPeople work slowly. if it rises they ke
1 may be stimulated a little. If it falls,
on the other hand, provided the fall is
not excessive, there is a decided stim
ulus. The effect 'of constant changes re
of weather may be compared to that H
produced upon a horse by a goon Ip
driver.. If the animal is allowed to go a
his own gait, with no stimulus what- a
ever, he will travel fast at first and ki
then settle down to a slow pace which t
will protract a journey indefinitely. I o
le is constantly urged to him topmost to
speedhe may make the first journey
quickly, but, he will soon break down. CS
The wise driver urges him for a short P
time and then let him go more slowly. C
By constantly repeating this process
he gets good speed from his animal, to
and yet prevents himnt from becoming
exhausted. This is what contant
changes of temperature seem to do to m
man. Therefore, in reckoning the
value of any climate frofm the point to
of view of eflciemcy, storms must be
rated as of high value. If they alone
were the controlling element southern
Canada, frfom Alberta eastward, would na
possess the best climate in the world, to
while the northern United States, or
from the Dakotas and Nebraska east
, ard, the northwestern part of Europe, nc
northern Italy and Japan would come tl
next. England, it will be noticed, is do
the only country included both in the 'ca
regions just mentioned and in those io
where the mean temperature of the th
seasons approaches the ideal.--Har. Al
per's Magazine. so
It has been demonstrated that over- Y.
grazed stock ranges on the national th
forests can be brought back to use he
under a system of regulated grazing pr
faster than if they are left unused. du
UI
Do not feed the chicks until they du
are at least 36 hours old and then let Ul
the first feed be something soft, such
as hard-boiled eggs mixed with oat
meal or bread crumbs. 11
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Don't keep your horses in poorly to
ventilated stables.
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V1WATPRAAU
recently made an extended v
visit to the Philippines and it
became intensely interested o
in the natives and their fu- a
; ture. Writing in the New York S
Tribune, she says: You say you h
0 would like an account of my stay in x
Jolo, a description of my friends the el
Moros, and, above all, as my small it
nephew puts it, "the most exciting ai
1thing that happened to you," but un- ye
fortunately I am so absorbed by the
0 great issue at stake, the destiny of a pi
nation, held as it were in the handof occ
the American people, that wonderful a
5 as those days were in that little far ti
, away island, with its mountains, and de
fertile valleys, its palms, its silver
0 beaches, lined with coral and shells, (p
its rainbow tinted fish and many col- I
ored birds, its wonderful stars and at
radiant moonlight, I find myself forget- $1
ting all else in the great longing to el
make every citizen of these United ,
States appreciate the privilege which 46
lies in his power-the gift that he may T
o either give or withhold.
o Remember, please, that I am speak- I
ing of the Moros, not the Filipinos, and
in order to understand the great
5 which separates the two you must.
0 In mitd h a t.that the5l
are Ronnku-?athottes a*u
0 Mohammedans, and, of equal is,.
o tance, the fact that the Filipinos do e
- not want Americans to remain in the
islands and the Moros are begging us
not to leave them. The Moro hates the r
Filipino, with good cause, and the b
Filipino, with good cause, is deadly
afraid of the Moro.. It is well known ex
that just before I left the islands a re
paper published a- a joke the follow- m
ing: "Suggested, that a Filipino gover- w!
nor be appointed to govern Jolo, his us
official residence being in Manila"- di
which is 500 miles away, and quite pi
frankly it'would be a very brave man el
s (Filipino) who would try it at closer, a
range. I agree with those whose solu. fy
tion is to keep the province of Mini n
s danao and Sulu for a generation at al
3 least and let the Filipino have his W
x longed for independence. He has free- be
r dom now if he could appreciate it, but th
like many other blessings he will not th
kecognize it till it takes flight. tl
Housekeeping in Jolo.
There is one man, however, who al.
ways believed that the Moros would
respond to kindness. He is Charles w
t H. Brent, Episcopal bishop of the Phil- st
ippine Islands. He longed to give them ki
a chance of proving that they would al
not reject a hand held out in helpful de
kindness. That reminds me of some- t
thing a man said when I told him be- K
fore sailing that all I hoped to do was th
to hold out a hand. His reply was that fiS
if I did they would cut it off. All I to
can say is it was held out and his "1
prophecy did not come true. On the na
contrary, my experience of the last of
year has made me realize as never be in
fore that love can win where hate sa
spells death, as
We started, Deaconess Young and of
myself, from New York on December. cc
6, reaching Jolo January 28. We te
stopped there only a day and went on 'A
to Zamboango, where we remained so
nearly a week collecting furniture and 'ci
so forth for the only available house "1
we could get in Jolo. It was upfortu- ps
nately situated in the middle of the ci
town, surrounded by sweatshops and m
over a pearl exchange, which sounds
very pretty and smells very bad. I do
not. however, wish to take up your
time with details that simply have to a
do with comfort or discomfort; be- to
cause, no matter how great the discomn. m
fort, it was more than made up for by m
the wonderful success of the venture. m
And after all, the discomfort was not ec
so great, for we had ordered our beds, ca
mosquito nets, etc., sent from New ot
York, and were fortunate in finding er
them waiting for us at the custom- dl
house. That reminds me of my sur- or
prise when .we were obliged to pay cI
duty on anything made outside' of the of
United States, in spite of the fact that m
duty had already been collected in the tt
United States. . e
Were in Real Danger, th
At first the natives quite ignored us. of
I mein those we met in the streets of w
Jolo, for we were not at first allowed is
to xo outside the gates (you know Jolo £1
t is the smallest walled town in the
d world), as there existed a strong feel
d ing that we were in very grave danger
I owing to the fact that it had been her
i- alded we had come to proselytize.
t Some Mohammedans in San Francisco
i had written to a high dignitary that
I we might be expected and they hoped
D every possible obstacle would be put
1 in our way, and as the Moro's idea of
5 an obstacle seldom falls short of death
you can see the danger was very real.
a The first day we did go out, accom
a panied by the bishop and an armed es
f cort, we took the precaution to leave
tla note of instruction with Mr. Ellis,
r the banker, telling what should be
I done in case we did not return.
r Yet we did go out and nothing hap
pened. And after a few weeks both
Miss Young and myself went out quite
I alone. When Miss Katherine Buffum,
also a volunteer, joined us, she took
) 'harge of 'our industrral class, which
I wvas a great sucoess, and Mrs. Tryon,
hlie trained nurse, started in with a
r .ill to assist Mr. Thompson, who had
bharge of the dispensary, supervised
. Af Col. Charles Lynch. By the way,
I e were told before it started that we
yould be lucky If we had three pa
nts during a month. The first 90
dh we trgAted. ncarry u. Undred,
S co'ming from the ottlr ilde of
e island. This pleased us very much,
sa it meant we had gained the confli
• ence and were getting hold of the
s ountain people, who are quite differ*
. nt and much more difficult to get at
a han the natives of Tulay.
F To cut a long story short, with the
1 exception of Miss Young's illness and
1 return to the United States after a few
months of very real work, during
which she and the bishop (he was with
i us the first few weeks) laid the foun
- dation of that which has been in the
providence of God a most wonderful
i exhibition of what the Golden Rule can
r accomplish, the work progressed grati
fyingly; but even the Golden Rule
" might have failed itf we had not been
t able to call into play that other rule
I without which no real sympathy can
" be given. I mean-to put yourselt in
t the other man's place, trying to see
t things as he sees them and not as wE
think he ought to see them.
She Handed It to Him.
I "What d'ye think?" said Lucile, the
I waitress in a New York hashery, as
" she handed the newspaper man a nap
i kin. "A feller comes in here a while a
I ago and says he's wrote a song and
desecrated it to me. And what d'ye'
" think is the title of it? 'Lucile, I
Know You're Real.' Sounds like as it
there was some suspicion about my'
figger or complexion. Don't you in.
terpolate it that way?" "I don't know." I
"Well, I know. So I says to him, 'You
needn't to make me the victim of any i
of your songs.' He says, 'Why. it's 1
Just a harmless little ditto.' Then he 1
says he'll have some oxtail sour and
some tongue. At that I hands him i
one. It was an old one, but I just 4
' couldn't resist. 'What are you trying
to do-make both ends meet?' I asks.
'Aw, be nice,' he says. 'Say something
soft.' So I glares at him and says
'custard pie.' And away he goes."
"You're a bright one," said the news
paper man. "Say, kid," replied Lu.
icle, "sometimes I'm so bright I'm al
most a shine."
Strategy in Tongue Inspection.
Everyone who has ever tried to get
a very smalL child to "put out your
tongue" for inspection, or to open her
mouth wide, that the suspected tongue
might be viewed, knows how hard a
matter it is to really see either the
condition of the tongue or tonsils, be
cause the baby will not straighten
out her tongue or open her mouth wide
enough. I have gotten around this
difficult by putting a drop of honey
or molasses on the tip end of the
Ichild's chin, and asking her to lick it
off. The process of licking of[ gives
me a. good, unhurried view of
the straight, extended tongue; it also
causes her to open her mouth so wide
that I can see her tonsils and the back
of her throat. And all this withdut
'worrying the baby, for she thinks it
I is a game.-Good HousekeepinlSg M.
Nakne.
rs and Shrubbi
Their Care and Cultivation,
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CARE OF THE FLOWERS
n, By HELEN WATTS M'VEY.
d Burn all ripened weed seeds.
Remove all roses before the petals
fall.
Keep all seed pods off of plants ii
tended for bloom.
O Tree-peonies are gross feeders and
require deep, rich soil.
Encourage sturdy growth and pinch
off all straggling branches.
Too rich'soil encourages growth at
e the expense of bloom.
Rambler roses should be trimmed
at moderately as soon as done flowering.
at If dry weather sets in, do not neg
lect to stir the soil and mulch.
id This is important.
Half the plants which refuse to
grow for amateurs are starved to
death, or killed by kindness.
Adjust the knives of the lawnmower
l to cut within two inches of the roots
ul of the grass.
When watering plants, do not force
' the water against the plant; let it fall
ti in the form of a shower.
lE Do not neglect to mark the wild
' flowers NOW which you wish to
le transplant later in the border.
i Stir in about the roots of the tea
inroses a little finely powdered bone-'
e meal.
VC Pick the blossoms of pansies, nas
turtiums and sweet peas every day.
If allowed to seed they cease to
bloom.
( For gross feeders, such as cannas,
caladiums, etc., a thick mulch of
P strawy barnyard manure and plenty
le of water insures success.
id' Pinch back the tops of the scarlet
re runner; see that all climbers have
I support, and watch for insect pests.
ii Do not neglect to bury all green
lY weeds or stalks, or put them on the
n. compost -'.p. Burn every weed that
." has gon' J seed.
U Stake cne tube roses, gladioli, dah
1Y lias and other plants likely to be
's blown down by the wind or broken
ie by storms.
Ad Lily and other bulbs are apt to split
m up into small bulbs if the drainage is
at clogged, or the soil kept too wet.
ig Keep the chrysanthemums in a
shady place during the summer, water
regularly, pinch into shape, prune and
train. Keep the plant free from in
sect pests.
To root an ivy geranium, make a
hole under the leaves of the large
plant, set the slip about three inches
deep, allowing three joints to be un
der the soil, and they are almost sure
to root.
Givrd liquid manure only ,When the
ground is moist; the roqot cannot ab
t sorb the fertilizer when in want of
water; hence, the giving of fertilizers
during drought often results in the
death of the plant.
If surface waterings are given dur.
ing dry weather, the surface roots.
will start to receive it, and when it is
withheld these roots will die and the
plants suffer thereby.
In time of drought, if water enough
to soak the ground is not to be had
regularly, it is better to give none to
most plants, as in that case plants
will adjust themselves to prevailing
conditions.
If you wish to allow some especial
I ly fine flower to produce seed tie a
string around the stem so you will
know which one it is and remove all
other flowers as they fade.
In trying to save seeds of many
plants, tie a little cheesecloth bag
over the seed pod just before it ripens,
so the pod, when opening, cannot scat
ter the seeds. Many plants, however,
do not "come true" to seed.
When the leaves of tea roses begin
to turn brown, cut the branches well
back and remove all leaves; healthy
new shoots will come out and the
plant will take on new life.
Do not allow the roots of plants
plunged in the border to strike
through the drainage hole into the
earth. Lift the pot occasionally and
turn around. See that they have suf
ficient moisture and conditions suit.
able to their best growth.
Cut away any old wood frQm the
roses and stimulate the roots. Cultl
vate the soil and enrich with wood~
soot, old rotted cow manure sadt
I mulch with litter and lawn clippiag.
Give plenty of soapsuds about the
i roots, but not on the foliage.
Effg'ive Planting of Rhododendrons. Showing the Effect af Gocd Ptuning.
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