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We offer better Bargain on hundred Pound lots UP WE SELL ALSO THE BEST RICE POLISH, BRAND AND CHICKEN FEED AT LOW PRICES SEE US Peoples Gin Go, SIMON STELL Y, Manager, Opelousas, — Louisiana. EEE ! == I EE jjj=j EE ss 55 555 EE NEW ORLEANS Score of Years Ago the Young Prince, Incognito, Rubbed Elbows With Public (New Orleans Times-Picayune.) Tink back some twenty years or so, and try to remember if, during the summer of 1893, a tall, blond young fellow with a nice smile and a per suasive voice didn't come to the house and try—or perhaps actually sell you a set of encyclopedia. When he presented himself, with his satchel under his arm, he handed out a card engraved C. A. Harris. Because he was well-mannered and tactful in his handling of prospec tive customers, he doubtless receiv ed more courteous treatment than usually is accorded book agents, and was not ejected by force. In New York today he is receiving quite a different reception. If his New Orleans customers had been gated with second sight thev might have read beneath the "C. A. Harris" on the card the name of Al bert Leopold Clement aMrie Mein rad, King of eBlgium, Duke of Sax ony, Prince ofi Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. When the young prince came to New Orleans during his incognito vis it to the United tSates in 1898, there was one man in the city with whom he had a previous acquaintance. That man still is. here among his flowers and plants that surround "Rose Villa" on Gentilly gvenue, where A. Alost, Belgian subject and former florist to the dowager queen of Bel gium, maeks his home. As to the stay of the young ruler in the city he is reticent. He was here and he sold books ,and his name was C. A. Harris, just as in St. Louis his name was John Banks, and he plied his profession of a civil engineer. For further details—who is a sim ple servant of eHr aMjesty the queen that he should speak of what his prince did under an incognito as sumed for the obvious purpose of avoiding just such publicity? That the time is twenty years past and that the king doubtles swould enjoy a re cital of the visit today, does not en ter in the scheme. Loyalty to the letter comes first. Mr. Alsot came to America thirty years ago and has made his home in New Orleans with his daughter for almost the whole of his life in Amer In Brussels, where he worked in the florist shop of a relative, he was assigned the honored task of daily decorating the bedroom and boudoir of the dowager queen, the wife of King Leopold, with fresh flowers and growing plants. The duty was much sought after because of the honor and the dignity of service in the royal household. To the eBlgian boy it was a sacred priv ilege still hallowed in his memory af ter the passage of long years. The home of the Alsot family was near the grounds where lived the duke, brother of King Leopold and father of Albert. The young prince and princesses, who were children at there under the guardianship of nur ses, and there was a strong friend the time, took all their recreation ship between the royal children and those of the Alost family. "A wonderful boy ,a wonderful man, a wonderful king!" is the trib ute of the old friend who has been privileged to watch the development of his sovereign into a new type of ruler than that the Old World knew. When Albert came to America in JL898, he was seeking, as did the princes in old fairy tales, to fit him self for the throne and to prove him self worthy of his crown . Instead of slaying dragons, he set himself to learn the wishes and ne cessities of his fellow-man. Incogs nito, he mingled with men and wo men in all waks of life; studied the oil fields of the South ,the manfac turing towns, the commercial and in dustrial interests, "heat" ttfips on ranlroads to view the inside work ings of the system, and carried on his sociological investigations in the great laboratory of the world. He was 22 years of age at the time. Two years later .after he had re turned to hsi country ,he met the Princess Elizabeth of Bavaria, while he was visiting her father, "Duke Charles Theodore of Bavaria, scien tist, eye specialist and philanthropist. They were married in October, 1900, and nine years later ascended the throne. with a simpde ceremony in keeping with the democratic ideals of both rulers. . Like her husband, Queen Elizabeth will be remembered always as a war time ruler. She was the first woman in eBlgium to enter war work .tak ing charge of the Red Cross hospital at Laeken ,and at the beginning of ! the war she said she would take a I rifle if need arose, "and all the eBl gian women will go with me." She received the war cross from Presi dent Poincare and the Golden Rose is to be conferred upon her by Pope Benedict. In America both rulers are being lavishly entertained with ceremonies COAST TO COAST 0. S. FOR LEAGUE MILLION8 ACCLAIM WIL8QN A8 HE 8PEED8 ACR088 THE LAND. FEW ASK FOR CHANGES Majority Feel That President's Guid ance Should Be Held—He Regards Pact As 8ure to Come 8pon. (By ML Clemens News Bureau) Aboard President Wilson's Special Train—From the Capital at Washing ton to the far Pacific coast the Presi dent of the United States has Jour neyed on the most unusual expedition ever undertaken by a chief executive of the nation. To discuss national questions, many presidents have toured the land; but Mr. Wilson is laying before America question which affects the whole world—the question of whether or not we are to Join in the League of Na tions; whether we are to forget our former isolation and share with the other peoples of the earth the respon sibilities of maintaining civilization and preventing, as. he says we can do, future warfare. Between the capital and the coast the president made fifteen speeches and half a dozen brief talks. All of 100,000 fellow citizens listened to him. Several millions had the chance to see him, and apparently everyone wanted to Bee him, from those who thronged the streets of the cities and towns where he stopped, to those who'came to the raiiside or stood at little flag stations in remote places, knowing their only reward could be a fleeting glimpse and a wave of the hand. He has met and talked to all types »f citizens—to men big in the busi ness, financial and professional worlds, to farmers and mechanical workers, to Indians and cowboys and foreign born herders and rangers, to soldiers and to mothers who lost soldier-sons in the late war. What do they all teli him? unani mously they say they TJant peace definitely settled, want no more wars, they want the League of Na tions, and most of the American peo ple, it may be fairly said, tell the President they want the League Just as it is, without the reservations or amendments which certain senators have insisted upon. The majority of citizens say to those who interview them on this tour: "Woodrow Wilson guided us rightly before and during the war with Ger many. We entered that war, every one agrees, to end all wans. He says the league can do that We want to do that, so let us keep on trusting him and get the league into operation as soon as possible. Forget politics." Most Americans encountered on the tour have forgotten politics. Repub lican Governors and Mayors have in troduced the President to his audi ence; the Major part of the local com mittees which have met him have been Republicans. They have all said: * <r ^e are nothing but Americans, Mr. President." Mr. Wilson's arguments for the league, briefly summarized, are those: There can be no peace, either now or In the future, without it. There can only be a regrouping of nations and a new "Balance of Power," which Is certain to lead to war. There can be no war in the future, with the league in existence, because no single nation would defy the united rest of mankind, and if it did, it could be brought to terms by an economic boycott, and without the use of arms. There can be no reduction in the cost of living until the league is es tablished, for nations will not go ahead with peace time production un. til they know that peace Is definitely assured and that production of war material is no longer necessary. There can be wonderful prosperity, with the league in existence, for rel ations of labor and capital all over the, world will be made closer and more friendly, and the worker will re çoive a fairer share of what he pro duces. These declaration of the presidenL logically and eloquently put, have left his hearers thinking and thinking deeply. And then Mrî Wilson has pointed out, the people themselves, at differentiated from senators and politi cians, seem to want just what the president wants, which is America foi leadership. Quite as unusual aa the purpose oi the cross country tour la the mannei in which it is being carried out and the completeness of the arrange meats on the nine car train which it bearing the party. At the rear is the private car May flower, occupied by the President and Mi«. Wilson. Next is a compartment car 1er the secretary Tnmulty, Ad mirai Grayson, Mr. Wilson's Physt clan, four stenographers, the chiei executive clerk and seven secret ser vice men. By and are three compart ment cars which house twenty-one correspondents, five movie men, and a telegraphic and a railroad expert Then there is a dinner, a club car, and two baggage can, one of them oon verted into a business office. The train was exactly on time at emery stop between Washington and ths .Coast the other for brilliance and sumtu- ousness. -o- —Dr. C. A. 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