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OL. 30. ('OIUM1I1A. LA., FRIDAY, SEPTEMIBER 29, 19+1t;, The po dci licati ri EVEP day befor Rouge Li meetitng i OER WATER PLANTI is arrangi at ir ilian 'ORDINANCES AUTHORIZING PUR- c':itory ac CHASE Iatoic Ito CHASE OF ENTIRE PROPER- aton Ito TIES OF WATERWORKS. I'te mee the me'cti -------ing plans the nest CONTRACT PRICE $800.000 naOniOnl th'° work Deed and Title Covering the Property ttciitorimi Will Be Submitted to Dillon, enoval Thompson and Clay For Their ::roundls. Approval. .rot. inlg pest a cityv i mIot ing pt ivr. port.- with labi Ordinances authorizing thi pur- chants ar chase of the entire properties of ihlc ownerslui S hlieveDQr.t . Watprwolrks -- Company, lishment from pumping machinery to formulae, coring ra and maps, issuing certiticates of in- the teder: debtedness for $200,000 to pay two- accommo( thirds of the contract price for $800,- The fo] 000 and for the construction and appointed equipment of an entire new pumping, ensuing 3 filtering and softening plant, passed agricultur their first reading without dissenting ment and votes at an adjourned meeting of the chants, 1 city council. Immediately following real esta this meeting Mayor 'Ford and Com- real estat missioner Ward ..will go to New York to close the dltransferring the wa- What t ter company j iperfy to the city. largest e The deed and title covering the prop-, Arkansas erty will be submitted to Dillon, athletics -Thompson and Clay for their: ap- gle betwe proval. versity "I Ai the adoption of the two orrli- Universit: nances will be' within the specifies played at time limit, they will pe kept on the Shrevepol in the office of T. H. Thurmond, city is schedu auditor, for 'the seven days required vember 4 by law and are open for .inspection ready tra ;by any one Interested. preme str ball team 'BRIEF NEWS AND NOTES. has play( New Orleans still is doing business Christian in the way of helping to feed the oig Universit} litmy called out a uttAe recent sta the district quartdrmaster stationed certificate here, has charge of supplying the mil- of results itary camps ia -Alabama, Mississippi chairman and Louisiana. 'There are still a num- Board at her of troops. at Camp. Stafford, near persons a Alexandria, and ' 7,000 rations were 576 paersonst sent there only the other day. Most 76 passed. of those came from this city. The for the d troops in the other states have never negroes left their caimps,: and are being fell failures their "three p'r day" regularly. New white, Orleans has bifi upon the contracts and got her share in competition with Secret the home markets. dered bt the balls Colonel W. T. Stevens. of Jennings, theion in engineer for the halt million dollar tors nol road to be built in Jefferson Davis state nt parish, -W.illiam Raymond, Colonel ly tatennc Stevens' chief engineer, George Hatli not, be( away, police jiror of Ward Two, vie- the . Re ited Mermelttai to inspect the loca- cent oe tion of the ..proposed bridge over the cn ol Mermentau river. The location of 1912.o ] the bridge as appioved by Mr. Atkins conside will be two hundred and thirty-five feet north of the Southern Pacific rail road bridge. This is said to le the Atte a most desirable location and would M ittee elinqinate two railroad crossings as the present public road carries at fact t' this time in addition to 5hortenifg the the Cl route from a quarter to a half mile as the tary 'I'he Ouachita Natural Gas and Oil banr Company, which has a franchise Io be su Niriab gas in Monroe, will begin drilling for gas and oil on one of their ma'~Y lepses within the next few T days;' Suffclent pipe is here for the irst well, and that the rig has been age I shipped from ShreVeport.' . S. Hun- CAm h ll ter, member of the company, has ru- Chag lre turned from the East, where he com- ing 1 pleted arrangements for piping for Ber the gas mains to be laid in Monroe. spac tory LouiK.Ylallon of White Castle, 8- tioni yea-old son of P. L. Viallon, may lose th' sight of Ln eye as the result of an Al attempted joke on the part of a plai- poli mate. Mistaking some lime for four brid oe of Viallon's young friends threw twe oahanaful into the lad's face, some wa iodging in the eye. He is now under ens of a physician. pla - the - per MaflaWk Shackford of the Lafay- fed ettet ~rs %air is fast getting the groueds anbuildings in shape for 1 the eightha ,LjiI fair fixed for Octo- Sh her 124g5- The site Ip within tle cor- Gr pb1ier Aii2tS 'of' LJifayetta O near the on railtvOa4 statilo. mI Indication5 are that the special tax lot .edctionbeldat Lake Charles in which Im Seiour-nUill school tax, was voted for a ze period of ten years, will be contested by interested parties a a ThO electric illumin8tlon of the t~ grt wie w of Crowley is to be a ontipwuede by 8n appropriation from a tiaieuPolce jurY' by a complete circle s at the court rquare. - The port of Baton Houjo' will om dedlicated formallylv Octobe'or 17, the' day before the opening of 'l! Baton Rouge Live Stock and A;:.,I2uurtal Fair. The date was decid"d at a !meeting of the executive coi.ttiltr'n of the ('hamber of ('otiniirci, wh it is arranging for the celebratioiti Sen ator Itansdell will delive t'ill diei i cattor' addtress. lie is comning to IRaton IRouge to attend the fair. l'ri'<ident L I '. . ta laii nrrsid'd a the nimeeting and outli I 'd the Vl)t': ing plans of the coninir Oal holy for 1he next fiscal year. Ilis plani w Ie r ) una:ii nusl\' indorsed. An 0u line i t tl!e work which the chaito' r will try to acc'ompjli h follows: ýt in:n ' auditoriui or conyen no ' MI!i removal of the pe a n;ary I ii i"'i wivthin iii. 1 it# , mitte m 't'p s k n. l h I' port whalirves, a niw eourthl a city library, and (ii hI.1 , pr t mlotitug port advant umi, to flt) t 1) 0n -t witth lahor, phutronviing I Ott in Schants and mianut'acturers. iui:t.ti 4 ownership of puiblic. ttitiit ije, ed a liolishment of a live stocl: market, o ' curing railroad shops. enlargenain t oi - the Iederal building, better passeng ir accommodations out of Bnton Rouce. On The following commit tees will no slc.iall Sappointed by the president for the ono of ensuing year: Legislative, publicity, agricultural, live stock, civic imiprove ment and public utility, retail mer Schants, railroads, parish auxiliary, ROU Sreal estate, good roads, industrial. real estate and entertainment. What has proven to be one of thi largest events in college history in FIGHTI Arkansas and Louisiana, especially n : ENIGI athletics is the annual football stru't- 3' ' gle between the Arkansas State Uni versity "Razor Backs," and the State University of Louisiana "Tigers,' Splayed at the Louisiana State Fair at Buch Shreveport every autumn. The game report Sis scheduled for the afternoon of No- Ofice a vember 4, and both colleges are .1- have g Sready training their men for this su- Germas preme struggle. Arkansas has a foot- Provinc ball team of enviable reputation and was in has played such strong elevens at miles a Christian College and Washington voda ri University of St. Louis. 'ý'cerfitlcftte» &at toO4 the pom recent state ezamilaatlons qualified for Somme, certificates, according to the tables hld at of results compiled by John R. Coniff, War 0 chairman of the State Examining quently r Board at Baton Rouge. Of 1,385 white The"Nor e persons who stood the examinations, n f t 576 passel, and of 416 negroes 160 man c , passed. The per centage of failures Hilt 76 for the whites was n7.21 and for the Clery 1 ,r negroes 61.26. The percentage 'f vance failures for all applicants, black and fire ar I , guns. ts white, was 58.42. to rea th sectiot Secretary of State Bailey was or- scertail dered" by a court decision to place on cere the ballot in the next November elee- iteuene L'' tion in Louisiana the names of elec- vigoro tors nominated by the Republican or vis 'r aie recent- our it, nel state. convention. Mr. Bailey recent " stlr- ly announced that the names would ed at is- not, be placed on the ballot because Bouch - the Republicans failed to cast 10 per "In thea- cent of the total vote polled in the ISoutn th 1912, elction and therefore was not aS a i considered a political partt under the tacks fve state law. minoi rail- 'tailur the At a meeting of the eecutive com-i ould mittee of the Orleans Levee Board, o ld Mr. Fayssoux called attention to the P at fact that the securitysl deposited in, sol t the City Bank to cove the depos~t gouit the board are not all state securities, bulim as the law contemplates. Thesecrt- of i Oil k e unstructt tto tecuorti1 agal 'e to be substituted for those not contem- mali begin plated by the Loalsiana law. datch their few The plant of the Brooklyn Cooper r the age Company, on the grounds of the bee Amercan Sugar Relnng Company, Hun- Chalmette, will be considerably en- Ptc as r, larged so as to provide for increas- In com- ing business. Bourg & Serpas, of St. tent g for Bernard, contractors, are filling in the th Lroe. space with cinders and sand, preparw'Vo C tory to the erection of the fouind tle, 8- tions for the new building. iy lose - eewark t of an At a regular meeting of the ArObaby, a a pla?- police )ury the subject of a roq6e medic, r four bridge over the Mermentau ri,%ersity, sih threw tweet thts and Jefferson p ano, a 13. some was taken up, and Colonel W.,! and three under ens was authorized to pre were pilfe plans and specifications. ' chard. pense of building is to bt Lafay- federal funds. - WaCarra ugthe - ang ape ore The National Farm eiir sa troot s 3r Octo- Showl whi~ch to beY -~eC- iate, on McI e cor- Grounds, November 1 es was reportn ear the one of the main e arm ce1ved here tion with the figh was e to have inr making for one of t citi- the soldiers lelal tax loan banks. The in which made at a meetL :ed for a zens at the St. killed Lh ontested her and Bernstorff i Ptomaine a9s only partment thl a family of t of the ment would of, the two-year'otd eans phy- any loan to I ha to be, after a vig Hospital United State iion from Istomach f Dancy of tha ete circle siciatnst that the FRENCH USE MONSTER AMERICAN RIFLE 4 + rye. ;.. Una ftegetgn now being urged by the French 4)1 the~ Soinine front. This gigantic rifle Is mounted on a sTferinhiy constructed gun caisson, which rests on steel trucks and is easily moved from point to4 point. The gun i onet of the many made in America Bnj 5lhipped1 to Europe for use against the Teuton powers. rov e mry ROUMANIANS CLAIM tril. jGAIN IN DOBRUDJA f th 'y in FIGHTING WAS IN REGION OF ly 7n ENIGEA, 19 MILES SOUTH CON. ru STANZA TZERNAVODA tini- RAILWAY. State Oir at Bucharest, Roumania.-The official I game report issued by the Routnanian Wars f No- Office announces that the RoumaniaLns 'e '- have gained a success against the S su- German and Bulgarian troops in the foot- Province of Dobrudja. The fighttqg and was in the region of Enigea, 1,9 Sat miles south of the Constanza-Tzern& igton voda railway. d for Somme. The Germans gained a f bles held at some advanced points, t oniff, War Office announced, but su ining quently were ejected. r white The text follows: tion, "North of the River Somme Or- t 160 man forces attacked our positionEst ilures Hilt 76 along a line running from he U r the Cler! Road to the Somme. Theirul :e r vance was broken by our cuttaindf g kad fire and by the fire of our macne guns. The enemy found it imposslO to reach our lines on the nortl t as or- section, while on the southern it ' ace r- certain German detachments wah tc ree on - secured a footing in our advance9o. m r ele·- sitions were at once driven out a r bl ceal vigorous counter-attack delivBrecI'Y h recent- our troops. ewould Artillery fighting of a fairly 91t would ed nature is going on in the sec' of ipe Boucharesnes. n10 per "In the Champagne distBict, et of cr as not Soutan Hill, as well as I)the yges, co Sth at a point northwest of 4tkiro, at- TE er the tacks on the part of the enet on th minor French 'Os* resulte in de failure. an ye com· fl-- e Board, School Dynamited. ml to the Poplarville iss.-The Loyal nm pited in oplidated S vlj1, a two-story bk bu posit solidated Sjartly wrecked byy- cr curities, abuilding, wlarge barn, the propry it secre- was burned. Grievme Gr" to the of the scrchool is believed to he Ati ecuriti s against e vandals. The Lal the contem- inspire, e of the largest conul- nal schoo ols in the state. gol date(4________a d Cooper- kc a Wheat Embargo. Is of the Mo.-An embargo on the r stn 'ompany, A of wheat until the supg ern rably en- Ptceed the home consumption cY increas- tin a resolution addressed 1poll fas, of st. lent Wilson, adopted at a mee sha ing in the the Chicago Woman's Assocle me ,prepar'Vof Commerce. not e found - ------- cer Botanit Shoots Boy. tem 4ewark, N. J.-Dr. Henry Hurt die. ie AraSoby, a noted botanist and dean r o: a roqe medical faculty of Columbia Ini thol i ritersity, shot and wounded Alfred Fa and poano, a l3-year-old boy, here. Fasano land W Stand three other boys, Dr. Rusby saidevee werre pilfering peaches from his or. men Schardthe -------- med Carranza Troops Attacked. of ii t Washington.--An attack on Carran. r a troejis in or near Tampico by a e force under a bandit chief named Pa laez, on Me~xican Independence day, Rusi Swas reported In official dispatches re- cord ceived here. The bandits were said T ile to have inflicted heavy lOSses upon tobe. the soldiers before being repulsed, wa 000 Loan To Belgium. be 0 eashingfton Am. bassador von Bernstorn informed the State De partment that the German e Ne ment would consider null and void N any loan to Belgium negotiated n teid have United States during German occt i Pancy of that country - paper whici DJA!IAKES OFER TO ENTENTEPOVERSv ,ON PROPOSALS ARE ACCEPTED WILL MEAN ENTRY OF GREECE INTO WAR. ificial Was t the ILL REORGANIZE CABINET Sthe ,htiqg 19 thens Hears That Part of Crew of zerna- Cruiser Avaroff Have Mutinied Venizelos Says Greece Must Act eardless of Government. on the best ant tu - elegraphed definite proposals to the entente capitals which, it accepted, will mean Greece's entry into the war. SIf the uncertainty of the relations be )DEft tween Greece and the entente contin. m he ues, it is regarded as not improbable eirl that Greece may declare war on Bul unet garia on her own account. acRe Semi-official efforts of the cabinet msole to ascertain from the entente minis rtfm ters here a statements have been a elf fruitless. The ministers were given wA to understand that as many as three ,e o- members of the Greek cabinet were t a ready to resign if the entente wished. ,ty The sole reply was that Instructions 0 had not been received. -it- l of London.-Athens is filled with Ir a mors that 300 men of the crew of the t of cruiser Averoff have mutinied, ac ges, cording to a dispatch to the Exchange at-. Telegraph Company. The report says on that the remainder of the crew and in detachments of marines were sent away in boats. Other ships of the " fleet are said to have quelled the in mutiny. T. . The Averoff is an armored cruiser re bk built In March, 1910. She carries a yy- crew of 550 men. In Piy Former Premier Venizelos of 1 rae Greece, in an interview cabled from t he Athens to the Petit Journal, declares P Sthat the Greeks must defend their Ia. national interests regardless of the government. M. Venizelos is quoted as saying: pr "Although Roumania entered the W struggle, the court party which gov- tic erns us seems to persist in the poll- ch n cy of what it calls neutrality. This tra policy is persisted in even after the da: ee shameful Kavala Incident You ask ott ýci, me what the future will bring. I am sa not In the position to answer, but wh certainly something must be at tempted if Greece does not wish to die. "What was done at Saloniki, tw( ni (though improvised and precipitate, roo . and recent manifestations in the Is- Pos no lands of the archipelago, show that Jud d, everyone realizes that if the govern- bee r- ment has forgotten is duty toward cez the nation the nation must itself im. pos mediately take in hand the defense of its own Interests." n. B a New Russian Loan. usec a- London.-A new war loan by the pani Y, Russian government is proposed, ac- ipn e- cording to a dispatch from Petrograd. Mar d The plan is to issue at the end of Oc- crir n tober a new internal 5 1-2 per cent istwo war loan to the amount of 3.000,000, 000 roubles, the price of issue to be 95. avia Paper From Cane Stalks. fligh New Iberia, La.-Arrangements than have been completed for the construc- fair tion here of a factory to manufacture kille paper from sugar cane stalks from built which the juice has been ground PART OF CARRANZA GARRISON DESERIED SVILLA LEFT CHIHUAHUA JOINED BY 1,000 OR MORE ADDI TIONAL MEN. ED :E Washington.-The most detailed accounts yet received of the fighting at Chihuahua City when Villa cele ET brated the Mexican Independence day by a successful assault on the Car ranza garrison, reached the War De partment from Brig.-Gen. Gee. Bell, Sof commanding the El Paso military dis trict. It asserts that Villa personally led the attacking forces; that he took and held numerous and important buildings in the city for several hours; that he was joined by a thou the rr son an ret , 5 M 'o ted turn soon, and taking with him a vate large quantity of captured arms, am b munition and artillery. be- Gen. Bell's dispatch does not show tin- Gn elsdsac osntso ble the source of his information and jul- many officials believe his account of the incident was founded on rumors nat reaching the border as were various als- stories which have been transmitted fel by State Department agents. They e were Inclined to believe for that rea ee son that the full truth of what trans. 1 e pired is not yet known. pd. Reports so far received are similar a na only in that they show a fight did oc cur on September 16 and that the Vil- I la followers took the penitentiary b and some other buildings. They all he conflict, as to the part Villa played, , e- not even agreeing that he wasg present is id Lowest Death Rate Ever. at Washington.-The lowest death b ie rate in the country's history is shown C in the preliminary statistics for 1915. C The rate, 13.5 per 1,000, is based on I a , reports from 25 states and 41 cities awith a total population of 67,000,000. d In 1914 the percentage of deaths was 2 ,f 13.6, the lowest recorded up to that t time. The average rate during the s period 1901-1905 was 16.2. It e To Receive Arkansans. d Washington.-Edgar B. Merritt, president of the Arkansas Society ofo e Washington, received a communica- iil r. tion from William B. Polsom, in m i. charge of the "Arkansas-on-Wheels" n s train, giving October 23 and 24 as the B days scheduled for Washington and m r other data for use of former Arkan- Cr Ssans arranging to entertain the party Swhile in this city. go SDraws One Cent Fine. Chicago.-A fine of one cent and a two-minute imprisonment in a court- o room chair was the punishment im- ty, posed on Michael Levin by Federal ele Judge Landis. Levin, aged 20, had wo been found guilty of falsifying con- Ne cerning his age to obtain a postofice Se1 position. Woman Is Beheaded. Berlln.-The headsman's axe was all3 used here in the execution of Johan- reg na Ullman, one of the two particl* 5trT pants in a shocking murder here last the March. Her female accomplice in the the crime, in which a girl friend of the pine two was choked, robbed and cut up,ex is awaiting beheading. kno Flyer Drops To Death. Shawnee, Okla.-M. G. Roberts, an H aviator, while giving an exhibition at a flight in an aeroplane before more f enal than 2,000 spectators at the county a. t fair here, fell 1,500 feet and was Nov killed. The machine had been ie- 5100 built and it is believed defective me of t chmnlsm caused we accident. Iweri RUSSIAN TROOPS ON MRCEDONIAN FRONT CAPTURE OF HILL WEST OF FLORINA, WHICH HAD BEEN STRONGLY FORTIFIED. COUNTER ATTACK CHECKED French Artillery Caused an Outbrcak of Flames in Doiran, and French Trcops Made Prog'ess cn Their Left Wing. Paris. Rlu:ian Iroops (In t " wist ern end of the Malc donuia fr.n t took the (illensive. The w'ar lh anounc ied that they had captured I11 916, west of F'lorina, which had lit fur titled strongly by the BIulgariat. A Bulgarian counter attack was check nia ed by French and Russian artillery and bayonets. French artillery fire caused an out break of flames in Doiran, and French troops made progress on their left wing. On the Broda River Servian ' troops reached the frontier and DFrench infantry made a slight ad vance to the north of Florida. The announcement concerning the NED Macedonian front reads as follows: "On the left bank of the River Strunaa British troops, continuing their raids, were successful In an at tack upon Jammah, to the north of ailed Lake Tahinos. A detachment of tting French troops operating on the right cele- of the British took a trench at the p day point of the bayonet and made some Car- prisoners. r De- I "From Dolran to the Vardar our ar Bell, tillery has displayed great activity. y dis- An energetic bombardment of Dolran inally res ulted in causing a fire in the town. took "On on rleft wing progress was ,rat(In )rtant continued along the entire line. In verni the region of the Brodna river Ser thou- vian troops have reached the fron rad and o r9- no Prench m a Infantrymen have occupied the first ,am- house of Petorak, as a result of a spirited fight, and they also have show made a slight advajLe to the north and of Florina. W it of j "To the west of this town Russian nors troops captured by assault Hill 916, rious which had been strongly organized by itted the enemy. In this same locality a 'hey Bulgarian counter attack was check rea- ed by the fire of our artillery, and ans- then repulsed at the point of the bay onet by French and Russian troops flar acting together. oc- "To the southwest of Florina a Vii- French reconnoitering detashment Lary has had several spirited engagements all in the country south of Preeba Lake, fred, with Bulgarian detachments from was Blklista." I An Another Embargo Appeal. New York.-President Wilson will wth be asked to call a special session ot iWn Congress to declare an embargo upon oIn the exportation of wheat and feder.al ole and state investigation of the iw l00 crease in the price of flour will be rademanded by resolution adopted by wat 200 bakers of Brooklyn. It is saji the that flour would be sold at $14 a bas e ret and bread at 20 cents a loaf next spring unless an embargo is imposed. itt, Relief To Reach Syria. of New York.-Secretary of State Lan - asing has informed the American Com la mittee for Armenian and Syrian re l" Ifef in this city that food supplies he for starving Armenians and Syrians nd may be distribiyted through the Red Crescent and the Red Cross at Beirut, ty Syria, by permission of the TurklslL government. Women Fight Wilson. a Reno, Nev.-Miss Anne Martin, na tional chairman of the Woman's par. ,. ty, arrived to remain until after the al election in November. She says the d woman's party is ditermined to carry n. Nevada against President Wilson and e Senator Pittman. Great Britain Apologizes. Washington.-ureat Britain form g ally exprpssed to the United States . regret for the action of a British de s stroyer in holding up and examining the Philippine steamer Cebu within the territorial waters of the l'hillp. pines. Because of a heavy fog. it was explaned, the commander did not know the vessel was so hear shore. Connecticut Guards to Vote. Hartford, Conn.-The Legislature at a special session passed an act enabling the Connecticut gyardsmpn a. the Mexican border to vote at the November election and appropriate. $100,000 for the rellef or dependents of the soldiers. No other matters 'were considered.