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Progressive Ticket For president: Theodore Roosevelt of New York. For vice president: John M. Park er of Louisiana. Chicago.-Charles E. Hughes of New York and Charles Warren Fair banks of Indiana are the nominees of the Republican party according to the verdict of the delegates in con Vention assembled in this city on Sat urday. Hughes was named on the third ballot and the voting was halted to make the nomination unanimous be fore half of the states had been polled. Fairbanks was selected as the run ning mate on the first ballot. His name was placed in nomination by John Wanamaker of Philadelphia. Almost at the same time Theodore Roosevelt was unanimously named as the Progressive candidate for presi dent at the "Bull Moose" convention a few blocks away. For two days George W. Perkins and other Progres sive leaders held the delegates in check, hoping that a compromise can didate might be agreed upon by the two parties, but they would no longer be stayed when it was seen that the nomination of Hughes was to be ef fected by the Republicans. John M. Parker of.Louisiana was named as the candidate for vice president. The naming of the associate justice of the Supreme court of the United States was the signal for a wild out burst of cheering in the Coliseum the scene of many demonstrations dur ing the convention. Likewise the nam ing of the "big chief" of the Progres stives permitted his followers to let loose their pent-up enthusiasm that fairly rocked the Auditorium. Named on Third Ballot. Two unsuccessful ballots were taken by the Republican detagates before they adjourned Friday night When the donvention met at noon Saturday indications pointed to the naming of the New York man and the vote was overhelmingly Hughes from the mo ment the first state-Alabama-was called upon. He was given 949',; Roosevelt, 18%; DuPont, 5; Weeks, 3; Lodge, 7, and LaFollette, 3. Only 494 votes were necessary for the nomi nation. Compromise Candidate Refused. The nomination of Hughes came af ter the Republicans turned down the proposal of Col. Theodore Roosevelt that United States Senator Henry Ca bot Lodge of Massachusetts be named as a c,)rlpromise candidate. The action of the Progressives in tabling the suggestion of their leader was read before the Republican dele gates and Chairman Harding an nounced that the message would be recorded in the proceedings of the corcention. Roosevelt in a telegram to the Pro gressive convention received in the morning suggested the name of Sena tor Lodge as a compromise candidate upon whom both Progressives and Re publicans could unite. N Mr. Roosevelt said that at about five he was notified by the Progressive conferees that they had come to no ta conclusion with the Reppblican con ferees and that the Republican con ferees had again asked for any sug gestion of a name as a candidate from the Progressive conferees. He then wrote to the Progressive conferees stating that he deeply ap preciated their loyalty to him and their efYorts to get him nominated, but I that he thought the time had come when carrying out the spirit of the statement of the Progressive national committee in January and the state ment made by him in Trinidad in February, it was their duty to present an alternative name on which he hoped the Republicans and Progres sives could unite. He presented the name of Henry Cabot Lodge. He quoted the three paragraphs of his telegram to W. B. Jackson of Ma land. He stated that Mr. Lodg ,d - maember ýthf44oweor9 gress and of the senate of the United States for thirty years; that he was a man of the highest integrity, great far sightedness, and of wide vision as to national needs, and qualified in every way for the high office of president. The Republican convention opened at the Coliseum at 11 a. m., June 7. Senator Warren G. Harding of Ohio was elected temporary chairman, and 3 he delivered a speech setting forth conservative Republican principles. Following this the regular committees 3 were appointed and organized and rou Itine convention business yent for ward. There was only moderate ex pression of enthusiasm at any time. With the hope of agreeing an a presi dential candidate whom both parties might support, the Progressives, in convention at the Auditorium, and the 3 Republicans appointed a joint confer ence committee Thursday, and this committee met at the Chicago club. Shortly after midnight it was an nounced that no progress had been made toward fusion of the two parties. The RepUblican members of this committee were Senator Reed Smoot of Utah. W. Murray Crane, ex-senator from Massachusetts; Senator William E. Borah of Idaho, Nicholas Murray 'utler of New York, president of Co lumbia university; A. R. Johnson of Ohio, a former congressman. The Pro gressive members were Gov. Hiram Johnson of California, Horace S. Wil kinson of New York, Charles J. Bona parte of Maryland, former attorney general, John M. Parker of Louisiana, George W. Perkins of New York. Nominating speeches began in the Jepublican convention about three o'clock Friday afternoon, and nomina tions were closed before eight o'clock. Balloting began at once. Two ballots were taken before adjournment for the night. The Progressive convention opened at exactly the same time the Republi cans started their meeting. Tempo rary Chairman Raymond Robins deliv ered the Progressive policy speech. Routine business followed-but it wasn't routine in the same way as the Republican session was. The Progres sives, with such men as William Allen White, Victor Murdock and Hiram Johnson, were loudly enthusiastic. This convention was really an explo slve affair-cheers, table pounding, radical talk and all that. It is said that George W. Perkins and some others of the Progressive group had a hard time keeping the radical element from nominating Colonel Roosevelt shortly after the show started. The conservatives lived in the hope of a fusion with the Re publicans. The radicals said they didn't care what the Republicans did. They wanted "Teddy," and they want ed him quick. There was no 4 Oker' ars spirit is these fellows. HOW STATES VOTED ON FIRST BALLOT Ca 0 !j tAlabnma ........16 .. 1 .. .. 1 . 8 .. 1 .. 1 Arizona ... .. . 6 .. 1 . . . .. .. 4 .. 1 Arkansas 3 1 .2 3. 1 .. 3 2 8 California ........26 1 . .. 9 .. .. 8 2 3 Colorado .......12 1 .. . 6 6 Connecticut ......14 .. 2 .. . 1 5 .. . . Delaware ......... 6 . . .. 6 .. Florida ......... 8.. 8 . .. .. 8 . . .. .. .. Georgia ...........17 2 .. . .. ..5 6 Idaho ............ 8 .. .. 4 4 Illinois ............ .S . . . .. .. . .. . .. . Indiana ............3 .. .. 30 .. .. . .. 2 .. .. Iowa ..............26 .. 26 .. Kansas ...........2 .. 1 .. 2 . 10 .. 2 2 Kentucky .........6 . .. .. 5 .. 10 .. . 1 Louisiana ........12 1 .. 4 ...... .1 1 Maine .............12 .. .. .... .. . 6 .. 2 1 8 Maryland ........16 . . .. .. . . . 7 .. 3 1 8 Massachusetts ...36 .. .. .. .. 4 .. Michigan ........o .. .. . . " .. 4 .. .. 28 Minnesota .......24 24 .. Mississippi ........12 .1 .. . 2 4 .. . . *Missouri .........35 .. .. .. . 18 .. .. "8 Montana .......... 8 .. .. 8 .. Nebraska ........16 . .. 14 .. ......... Nevada ........... 8 .. .. ... . .. .. New Hampshire. A .. .. .. " "" . . New Jersey . 12 .. 2 1 1 1 New Mexico ...... 6 .. . . .. . 2 .. 2 .. New York..... ........ l .." 2 2 . N. Carolina.......21 . 1 . 6 9 " 2 N. Dakota ........10 .. .. ... 9 2 .. i Ohio ............... .. 8 .. .. ." " .. , 0 .. .. .. Oklahoma ........20 2 " 2 i Oregon ............ 10 .. ..... .. tPennsylvania ...76 29 ...... " 10 .8 Rhode Island......10 .. ... .. 36.. S. Carolina .......11 .. 2 2 2.. 1 1 . S. Dakota ........10 .. 10 .. 2 .. .. , ' i tTennessee .......21 .. 1 .. 1 1 " . .. .. :Texas ............26 .. 1 1 1 1 .. 1 * 1 1 .. .1 Utah .............. 8 .. .. .. .. .. 4 . .. 1 1. 1 1 Vermont .......... . .. .. 1 3 .. .. Virginia ...........15 .. . 1 5 . 3 Washington ......14 ... " . . West Virginia ....1G 7 7.. " .... W isconsin ........26 . . .. .. 11 "15" . Wyoming ......... . .. .. .. . .. " ... .. . .. Alaska ............ 2 . ..... .. .. "...... .. Hawalii ........... 2 .. 1. . . . :, " " * .. Philtppines . 2.... 2 ... .... " ** **. .. .. i Totals ........ .. 29 77~% 85 74½. 2" 36 25 65 103 6 10 *Missouri gave Frank B. Willmi 2 vott, one Missouri vote recorded absent. tOne absent for Pennsylvania. Tennessee 3; vote Assent. tTexas gave McCall 1 vote, Frank B. Wllis 1. Wlliam H. Taft 14 and Bo Alabama gave Be et. 14 and Bora L HES ACCEPTS AND LEAVES BENCH shtinrt ,n - .Turti,' ('hariles lsiva.ns EIR s .ic'" pr,, d th* Hfi lolpube n 1~1111 n i for th lresidlncyv. andt rteignedt r the SIu r , eco 'urt of the utlted S fie lIs .nd the folowing state ,e I'r.-hl ,.nt: terI'by retsl-rn tlhe' oi,, of :ts';,to i tie, of th,, ultr n court of th. Status. pin, sillr. resp,.tlfllly y'lwr:;. ilt.)h ' St t:tllem nt of 1!1t" ;:t t' li; ncc e e t'l, *nominationt fllw.. 1. 'airren t;. Hlarlino , th:alrm ,an lltth ,i National: Committee. Chi o I!1. . Cl;irnin anid Dlelegates: I have ed to reI lelol fn onI lit ,nih. h ut I t critica ; lrio, d f our nai:tl lnal his J t I recolrnize that it is your right to n ll my paramlllount duty to end. You speak at a time of na exi .ncy. Ir:t lrnseclnding mitrely 95an , tisidrli ,in. U voice the d(emiand of the dom thorough aoirig A mericalsmni. mrn m prit,' , tive ittiuliidhng polices ial tt, our peace, aind secturity; and t call in this crisis I cannot fail to wer with the pled'g of all that S eInc to the service of our country. f, fore I accept thei nomination. tand for the firm and untlinching r tenan(-- of all the rights of Amer- t Id citizens on land and sea. I nel t impugn motives nor underestimate : Ities. t ut it is more regrettably true that 14 ur foreign relations we have suf !f d incalculably from the weak and t i0illating course which has been tak ert : regards Mexico-a course lamen tably wron:g with regard to both our 'ilihts and our duties. "'`e Interfered without consistency al4i while seeking to dictate when we I were not concerned, we utterly failed to .tppreciate and discharge our plain duty to our citizens. x "At the outset of the administration the high responsibilities of our diplo ml4c intercourse with foreign nations weis subordinated to a conception of l par san requirements, and we present e4 ! + the world a humiliating spectacle of Ieptitude. ( The latest efforts have not availed to recover the Influence and prestige so un; rtunately sacrificed; and brave f words have been stripped of their force r by 4ndecision. "I desire to see our diplomacy re stored to its best standards, and to 1 have these advanced; to have no sac rfldes of national Interests to partisan expediency; to have the first ability of 1 the country always at its command. here and abroad, in diplomatic inter eI'Orse; to maintain firmly our rights uptder .ur laws; insisting steadfastly r rights as neutrals and fully ng our international obliga d by the clear correctness and Sd ofr mani "I stand for an Amerlcanism which t knows no ulterior purpose, for a pa triotism which Is single and complete. Whether native or naturalized, of whatever race or creed, we have but one country, and we do not for an in stant tolerate any division of alle glance. 'I believe in making prompt provi sion to assure absolutely our national security. "I believe in preparedness, not only entirely adequate for our defense with respect to numbers and equipment in both army and navy, but with all thoroughness to the end that in each branch of the service there may be the utmost efficieency under the most com petent administrative heads. "We are devoted to the ideal of hon orable peace. We wish to promote all wise and practicable measures for the just settlement of international dis putes. In view of our abiding ideals, there is no danger of militarism in this country. "We have no policy of aggressive ness; no lust for territory; no zeal for strife. It is in this spirit that we de mand adequate provision for national defense, and we condemn the inexcus able neglect that has been shown in this matter of first national importance. "We must have the strength which self-respect demands, the strength of an efilclent nation ready for every emergency." PLEASANT APPOINTS V SGARTER TO BENCH VACANCY IN JUDGESHIP OF WASHINGTON AT ST. TAMMANY DISTRICT FILLED. r WAS UNANIMOUSLY INDORSED Judge Lancaster Died in Midst of Term, While Grand Jury Was in Session and Was About to Re turn True Bills. 1 ]',atiii jul . t Printiss B. ('arter leas wlln ap pointIt(1 judlize of the judic'ial dltriet. g comlhpo-iedf of Ithe plariishs of \Wa1-hliti" 1 tort and St. Tammany, vice .lodge Jo . s:oph Lancaster, deceased. Mr. Car- s ter was indorsed unanimously by th 1I Lt bar of the district. by both the sena d tors and representatives from the two " parishes, and by all of the parish offi- ( r cials. Judge Carter received the appoint- a *, ment after a personal visit to Gov- I d ornor Pleasant. accompanied by at number of lawyers from the district, t a who urged a speedy filling of the ia- a cancy, because the condition of tne t legal affairs of the district, caused by the death of Judge Lancaster. The official died in the midst of the term, d while the grand jury was in sess:on e and was about to return true bills. The death put an end to the proceed- i ings of the court, and prisoners in jail o had no chance to make bond, and the 1 lawyers were complaining of the stop ti page of justice. t Judge Carter received his commis : sion and will proceed at once to the " district to take up the work where - Judge Lancaster dropped it. A num d ber of cases were taken under advise j plent by Judge-Lancaster and Judge ,lb, - w~l havp .to 4travorse the recd h ord fn eachcase to reach a decision. L* e. )f BRIEFLY RELATED. It º- Judge R. E. Hingle of Pointe-a-La ' Hache in open court decided the in. . juction suit instituted by J. C. Tanzi mann, an orange grower of Baton I Ly Rouge. Citrus canker was discovered t I in his grove by the citrus canker in Ii spector and his grove quaranteed. A h number of treese were ordered de E stroyed. Tanzimann objected, claim- 4 ing that the trees couiu be saved and I took out an injunction in the Judicial I * District Court. Judge Hingle dis solved the injunction and the sheriff ( Sserved the writ on him. "The suffragets offered me every e- possible insult," said Judge Gilbert L. . Dupre, chairman of Judiciary C. "I In could not hear what they said, so they made faces at me, and cried me ( down woen I tried to talk. I told y them that I could not return the insult in kind, but that if they would send their brothers or husbands, if they b. had any, up here that I would dare Sthem to perform in a similar manner." 5. Indicating their stand for progress, iI citizens of that portion of Acadia par. ,t ish north of Crowley, being the Fourth ward and portions of the adjoining m wards. by an election have just au y thorized a .30.000 bond issue for drain 10 age. This provides nearly all the par Sish with serviceable drainage, thus en *hancing the value of the lands very m much and placing the roads high and l dry I Orange g.owers of Point-a-La-Hache Sreport the best crop that their groves have produced in several years, and e the fruit is remarkably large for the season. The hurricane of last Sep a- tember seemed to have killed all of 1 the white flies and scale on the trees. ti But few cankerous trees were found e by Professor Garrett in this parish. Ed Hope for constitutional amendments II- being effected by a four-fifths vote or both branches of the legislature, In Sstead of by popular vote of the people, b. died, when senate judiciary B com It mittee, by a four to one vote record le ed an unfavorable report on Senator SHarper's bill providing for such change 3 in amending the organic law. IC. .trong opposition having developed o- to the bill of Senator Brown, of Jack g, son, to amend the senatorial district act, his measure will be withdrawn, 05 the bill provided that Ouachita and re Caldwell comprise one senatorial dis etrict and Jackson, Winn and Crant ng another. Ouachita and Winn are now he in the same district. e- The engine of Gulf Coast Lines lo ey cal freight train No. 43 turned over Id. Just west of Chelps, causing the de railment of the entire train. The ne gro freman, A. B. Drake, was caught under the overturned engine and killed. No one el0e was Injured. WITH THE LECISLATi}ES Sc aite , s. r , trl i 'f . '.! , rust call !n] . House Ei' s nt rn 1wh\ . !nl,.! n ... " - " Ut is'ru.ion of sw rla and w:,,r p!pe,. The Letinvtur i ,-'hrh.n. ; ,,t' (il and' iGas ('en , any ilolrporadi, has tiled against tI. E., J. W.. V. S. . and lerbs,rt Atkins for judgment r scind in a contratnt of May 4. 1u(15, wher by the petitioners purchased larg e oin Webster, Red River and atBosse p rpes. parishes, paying therefor the sum of $40,000, of whicil $15,000 was paid by a promissed.ory note of June 9, 1915, pay ablThe by May 1. 1916. with 3 per cent value of $25,000 par value. It is alleged th at at the time of the sale and transfer to petitioners of the lease contracts, the defendants had already breac petithed contracts ith thlarge oilr respective lessors on the lands in Bos-iill, Webster, ,6 acres, by failure to comply with certain A!atreFrtural requitl pamerishes, ths orfeitint the cotracum of annuling title to the leases and creat ing a paramount outstanding title ne 9, 1915, pay the original lessors, amounting to an eviction of petitioners, who clarm inthat at the time of their tranhaction bewith Messrs. Atkins they were not leaware contrat defendant sld neglected alreadto comply with resolutord conditionsr When petitioners learned ths and ten dered quarterly payments to the l-tr annungsors of defendants, the lessors refus inged payments and denied petitioners the right to develop. Petitioners claim I that the leases in Bossier are worth that more than those of the other parishes f combined, and had they known of the forfeiture of rights by MeMsrs. Atkins they were notns, they would not have contracted with r defendants. Because of failure to title I to the principal part of the consitionders I tion petitioners claim to be entitl derto have the sale and contract of May I the rescinded, and to have returned to I them the l15,000 paid on the deal and also the 250 shares of stock, and, rishes fdefault of a return had the stock, ud-f the forfment for 5,000, the par value of sAtkins a stock. The state railroad commission ws ' dsues a notics that it faill soon ton sider the qprincipal paruestion of theat cr for ansiders. I tionals n shipping pens along beall e lines in reouisinded, a. There is no provision t anol to 25atr livestock tn many ship ping pens, walich causes distress, suffering and, at times, death. The commission announces Intention to Tn Sstitute proceedings against railways to enact rules and regulations cover ing this evil. Railway companies are requested to notify the commissnpn e where provision for watering srtock - Snot r ade along their respective Isn SSheriff Fi. tC. Wevers of Pointe-a-La Hache sold at public auction the group of nine sugar plantations ad d joining each other along the river front for a distance of seventeen miles, including over 6,000 acres of swamp landh Myrtle Grove central factory and a large modern sawmill, all De. longing to the Myrtle Grove Planting and Manufacturing Company, and seized by the Mortgage Securities - Company, which was purchaser o all property sold. Mrs. William Kanounse, who accom panied her husband In a midnight vlb d it to the home of ur. l. Buck, a phy i. cian of Kinder, and was arrested t after her husband had 1,roon slain in , a pistol duel with the physicianr ad Smits, according to the authorities at .pObrlin, that she and her hiusband Splanni d to get revonge on the physy Scian and this prompted their excst sion from Lake Charles to the scene of the shooting. r The proposition to ren e o 500,000 e·. a'orth of bonds to construct goodt e- roads in two districts that comprise it the whole of Ouachlta parish east ao d the Ouachita was almost unanimouts carried at an election at Moaro~